Takayasu's Arteritis.

  title={Takayasu's Arteritis.},
  author={Mohan and Kerr},
  journal={Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine},
  volume={1 1},
  • Mohan, Kerr
  • Published 1999 in
    Current treatment options in cardiovascular…
Takayasu's arteritis is a worldwide entity that requires astuteness for early diagnosis. The challenge for the practicing physician is to document active disease, not only to justify immunosuppressive therapy but also to determine the appropriate timing for surgical intervention. No single laboratory assay or imaging modality establishes disease activity, though T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance angiography, and spiral computed tomographic angiography have shown… CONTINUE READING


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