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Vasculitis

Takayasu arteritis

14-12-2018 | Pediatric | Article

Off-label use of tocilizumab to treat non-juvenile idiopathic arthritis in pediatric rheumatic patients: a literature review

Jung JY et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 79. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0296-z

17-09-2018 | Large-vessel vasculitis | Review | Article

Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of large-vessel vasculitides

Keser G, Aksu K. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4157-3

12-07-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Case report | Article

Evolution into Takayasu arteritis in a patient presenting with acute pulmonary edema due to severe aortic regurgitation: A case report

The authors report a young female who presented with acute pulmonary edema due to aortic regurgitation without any other clinical features of Takayasu arteritis, subsequently diagnosed as Takayasu arteritis after a long follow up period.

de Silva NL et al. BMC Rheumatol 2018; 2: 20. doi: 10.1186/s41927-018-0028-5

12-07-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Article

Certolizumab pegol in the treatment of Takayasu arteritis

Novikov P et al. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key197

11-07-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Article

Extravascular manifestations of Takayasu arteritis: Focusing on the features shared with spondyloarthritis

Kwon OC et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 142. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1643-7

04-04-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Review | Article

Takayasu arteritis: Advanced understanding is leading to new horizons

Tombetti E, Mason JC. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key040

21-03-2018 | Vasculitis | Review | Article

Vasculitis in Africa

Genga E, Oyoo O, Adebajo A. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 4. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0711-y

07-03-2018 | Cardiovascular disease | Review | Article

Can cardiovascular magnetic resonance prompt early cardiovascular/rheumatic treatment in autoimmune rheumatic diseases? Current practice and future perspectives

Mavrogeni SI et al. Rheumatol Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4004-6

17-01-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Case report | Article

Takayasu arteritis a cause of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: A case report

The authors present a case of 21-year-old Mexican woman of Mestizo descent with chronic hypertension diagnosed since she was 15-years old who presented severe hypertension during pregnancy (early second trimester).

Lumbreras-Marquez J et al. J Med Case Reports 2018; 12: 12. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1534-6

Takayasu arteritis a cause of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: a case report

The authors present a case of 21-year-old Mexican woman of Mestizo descent with chronic hypertension diagnosed since she was 15-years old who presented severe hypertension during pregnancy (early second trimester) [read more].
Lumbreras-Marquez J et al. J Med Case Reports 2018; 12: 12. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1534-6

15-06-2017 | Vasculitis | Review | Article

Renal vasculitis in childhood

Kellett et al. summarize the recent literature on the pathogenesis, management, and outcome of small-, medium-, and large-vessel renal vasculitis in the pediatric population.

Kellett S, Jawa N, Noone D. Curr Pediatr Rep 2017;5:87-99. doi:10.1007/s40124-017-0138-3

26-04-2016 | Vasculitis | Review | Article

Therapeutic advances in the treatment of vasculitis

This review focuses on the considerable recent therapeutic advances for the treatment of vasculitis, including the development of outcome measures facilitating clinical trial design.

Eleftheriou D & Brogan PA. Pediatr Rheumatol 2016;14:26. doi:10.1186/s12969-016-0082-8

11-04-2016 | Vasculitis | Review | Article

Use of FDG-PET Scan for the assessment of large vessel vasculitis

The authors of this research propose that the diagnostic performance of EULAR/PRINTO/PRES classification criteria had higher sensitivity and specificity than the ACR criteria in adult IgA vasculitis. 

Blockmans D. Curr Treat Options in Rheum 2016;2:153–160. doi:10.1007/s40674-016-0044-9

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