Research into Vasculitis

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Current lines of research and scientific studies into systemic forms of vasculitis include:

  • Studies into predisposing genetic factors and clinical associations in different types of vasculitis.
  • Studies of the mechanisms involved in vasculitis, particularly in giant cell arteritis (GCA) and ANCA-associated vasculitis.
  • Observational clinical trials in patients with vasculitis.
  • Research into the role of imaging tests in the diagnosis and study of the extension and evolution of systemic vasculitides.
  • Clinical trials into new treatments and biological therapies for different types of vasculitis.

Substantiated information by:

Georgina Espigol Frigolé
José Hernández Rodríguez
Maria Cinta Cid Xutgla
Sergio Prieto González

Published: 30 November 2018
Updated: 30 November 2018

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