Takayasu arteritis revisited: current diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Isobe2013TakayasuAR,
  title={Takayasu arteritis revisited: current diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Mitsuaki Isobe},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={3-10}
}
Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare nonspecific inflammatory disease of unknown cause, predominantly affecting the aorta and its main branches, coronary arteries, and pulmonary arteries of young females. It induces a variety of nonspecific inflammatory symptoms and ischemic symptoms due to stenotic lesions. Further progression of TA causes destruction of the arterial wall media, leading to aortic regurgitation and aneurysms or rupture of the involved arteries. Although serological tests specific… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 48 extracted citations

Recent advances in Takayasu arteritis.

International journal of rheumatic diseases • 2014
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Acknowledged Signatures of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Takayasu's Arteritis

BioMed research international • 2014
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 89 references

Improved prognosis of Takayasu arteritis in the last decade: comprehensive analysis of 106 patients

H Ohigashi, G Haraguchi, M Konishi
Circ J • 2012
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Diagnosis and assessment of Takayasu arteritis by multiple biomarkers.

Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society • 2013
View 10 Excerpts

A new HLA risk allele in Japanese patients with Takayasu arteritis

C Takamura, H Ohigashi, Y Ebana, M. Isobe
Circ J 2012;76:1697–702 • 2012
View 3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…