Researchers at National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Target Giant Cell Arteritis (Diagnostic Assessment Strategies and Disease Subsets in Giant Cell Arteritis: Data from an International Observational ...)

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Date: Dec. 7, 2019
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Article
Length: 516 words
Lexile Measure: 1500L

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2019 DEC 7 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- Current study results on Vascular Diseases and Conditions - Giant Cell Arteritis have been published. According to news reporting originating in Bethesda, Maryland, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Diagnostic assessment in giant cell arteritis (GCA) is rapidly changing as vascular imaging becomes more available. The study objective was to determine if clinical subsets of GCA have distinct profiles or reflect differential diagnostic assessment."

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), "Patients were recruited from an international cohort and divided into four subsets based on a temporal artery (TA) abnormality [positive TA biopsy (TAB) or halo-sign on TA ultrasound...

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A607202278