TITLE

Study of giant cell arteritis rates largest ever conducted in U.S., researcher says

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the highlights of the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting that was held in Atlanta, Georgia from November 8 to 11, 2008. Researcher Matthew Walvick reported a study of temporal artery biopsies performed in Northern California. A much higher rate of temporal artery biopsies testing positive for giant cell arteritis (GCA) than a Mayo Clinic study done in the 1950s was shown by the study.
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36047730

 

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