Dr. Jill Buyon of the New York University School of Medicine, a leading authority on congenital heart block in neonatal lupus, discusses this rare complication and the next steps in the study of neonatal lupus.
Health-Related Quality of Life Measures in Children with Lupus
Lupus in children can cause significant medical and psychosocial complications which are disruptive to the children as well as to their parents and have a great impact on everyday living.
Dr. Lakshmi Nandini Moorthy, chief of pediatric rheumatology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. discusses a tool developed to measure the health related quality of life (HRQOL) among children with lupus.
Dr. Kathleen O'Neil discusses a multi-center longitudinal observational study of girls with prepubertal onset lupus as they approach and pass through puberty, measuring hormone levels, autoantibodies and markers of lupus activity.