Despite advances in treating granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), 50 to 70 percent of patients experience relapses after remission induction. Reduction of those relapses is a need that this study aims to meet.
Employing a low threshold for screening in vasculitis patients with signs or symptoms of venous thrombotic events can detect these important events that can be associated with morbidity and even mortality.
Elevated ET-1 levels during the ictal stage of RCVS and the decline in ET-1 after the resolution of vasoconstriction suggest a role for ET-1 in the pathogenesis of RCVS and endorse the vasoconstrictive pathogenesis of RCVS.
When this CME summit was last offered two years ago, it drew hundreds of attendees from 30+ states and nine countries. This year it’s being offered via real-time webcast as well.
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A multidisciplinary team at Cleveland Clinic has found novel autoantigens within affected vessels in patients with large vessel vasculitis, including giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis and isolated focal aortitis.
This daylong pre-symposium to Cleveland Clinic’s Biologic Therapies VI Summit is the most comprehensive live CME course to date on this complex vascular inflammatory disease.
The R.J. Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology at Cleveland Clinic has expanded its international educational reach with initiatives including a bilingual website with a key partner in Beijing and live educational activities.
Aggressive measures are called for in cases of systemic lupus erythematosus retinal vasculitis. Without accurate diagnosis and treatments, stakes are high, including the risk of major vision loss.
Cleveland Clinic is studying the relationship between inflammatory disease in Wegener’s and the development of atherosclerosis, to understand the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in Wegener’s.
Cost-effectiveness analysis finds weekly CBC monitoring superior to monthly monitoring for leukopenia surveillance in GPA patients treated with cyclophosphamide.