Overview

The DETECT study was a large, international, prospective, cross-sectional study. The analysis included more than 400 patients in over 60 sites across 18 countries. The study was carried out to develop an evidence-based screening algorithm for PAH in SSc patients.


Patient grouping and disposition

The DETECT study algorithm supports physicians in screening for PAH in SSc patients.

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Selection of screening variables

From an initial 112 variables, 8 were selected based on their discriminatory ability to detect PAH. The variables were selected following univariable and multivariable analyses, and the clinical expertise of the Study Scientific Committee.

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Reference

The DETECT Study