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Research & Reviews  203 results

Subclinical giant cell arteritis in new onset polymyalgia rheumatica A systematic revie...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152017
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism; Hemmig AK, Gozzoli D et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - To determine the prevalence and predictors of subclinical giant cell arteritis (GCA) in patients with newly diagnosed polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science Core Collection were systematically searched (date of last searc...

Effect of Temporal Artery Biopsy Length and Laterality on Diagnostic Yield.
https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001535
Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology : the Official Journal of ... Shen A, Gruener AM et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is the most common vasculitis in adults and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Temporal artery biopsy (TAB) remains the gold standard for diagnosis in the United States; however, practices vary in th...

Spinal Cord Presentation of Biopsy-Proven PET-Positive Giant Cell Arteritis.
https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000200749
Neurology Swart G, Balgobind S et. al.

Apr 17th, 2022 - A 63-year-old man presented with sudden bilateral lower limb weakness and right sided sensory loss to pain and temperature, on a background of recently diagnosed biopsy-negative giant cell arteritis (GCA) treated with prednisone 50mg. ESR was norm...

Cranial giant cell arteritis mimickers: A masquerade to unveil.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2022.103083
Autoimmunity Reviews; Evangelatos G, Grivas A et. al.

Mar 29th, 2022 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a large-vessel vasculitis that affects cranial and extra-cranial arteries. Extra-cranial GCA presents mainly with non-specific symptoms and the differential diagnosis is very broad, while the cranial form has more typ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Giant Cell Arteritis - Optimization of Diagnostics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05248906

Feb 21st, 2022 - A prospective study. Investigating the use of ultrasound, temporal artery biopsy, biomarkers and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography for establishing a diagnosis of giant cell (temporal) arteritis.

Evaluation of PET/CT of Cephalic Arteries for the Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05246540

Feb 18th, 2022 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is the most common vasculitis in adults. The diagnosis of GCA is evoked by the association of clinical signs and biological anomalies (inflammatory syndrome) in patients over 50 years of age. On the other hand, starting ...

Efficacy of Tocilizumab in Association to Steroids in Giant Cell Arteritis With Cerebro-vascular Involvement
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04888221

May 17th, 2021 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) in the elderly is considered a medical emergency in case of ischemic complication, urgent treatment is needed and high doses of intravenous steroids are used. To date, usual treatments added to steroids have not been sho...

Clinical and Immunogenetic Characterization of Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04102930

May 12th, 2021 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA), also known as temporal arteritis, is the most common form of primary systemic vasculitis, with up to 75,000 cases a year identified in the EU and US. It occurs almost exclusively in people over the age of 50 years and i...

Giant Cell Arteritis and PET Scan (GAPS) Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02771483

Mar 12th, 2020 - Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a medium to large vessel vasculitis with a predilection for the superficial cranial and intrathoracic arteries. Diagnosing the condition and predicting which patients will develop large vessel complications remains a ...

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News  45 results

Giant Cell Arteritis Fast-Track Clinics Pave Way for Greater Ultrasound Use in US
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964298

Dec 7th, 2021 - Temporal artery biopsy has been the standard for diagnosing giant cell arteritis (GCA), but vascular ultrasound, a procedure that's less invasive, less time-intensive, less expensive, and more convenient, has gained widespread use in Europe, and n...

Vasculitis Rates Rise With Earth's Latitude
https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/generalrheumatology/91670

Mar 17th, 2021 - The incidence of the vasculitis known as giant cell arteritis varied considerably according to geography, a meta-analysis found. The overall global incidence of giant cell arteritis, calculated as 50-year incidence rates, was 10 per 100,000 (95% C...

Frozen Sections Can Guide Biopsies for Giant Cell Arteritis, but Are They Feasible?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946408

Feb 24th, 2021 - Positive findings from frozen sections of a first temporal artery biopsy can effectively identify giant cell arteritis, ruling out in those cases the need to perform a second biopsy on the contralateral side and arguing against the use of simultan...

Researchers Home In on Optimal Biopsy Length for Giant Cell Arteritis
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936665

Sep 1st, 2020 - A new retrospective analysis has found 1.5 cm to 2 cm to be the optimal length of a temporal artery biopsy for detecting giant cell arteritis. Longer lengths did not yield enough improvement in diagnosis to justify the increased risk of complicati...

Researchers Home In on Optimal Biopsy Length for Giant Cell Arteritis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936665

Sep 1st, 2020 - A new retrospective analysis has found 1.5 cm to 2 cm to be the optimal length of a temporal artery biopsy for detecting giant cell arteritis. Longer lengths did not yield enough improvement in diagnosis to justify the increased risk of complicati...

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