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Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu Arteritis

Published: July 2021
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  • 14 pages
  • Spiral Bound
  • 80# Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25" x 7.25"
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  • Key Points and Definitions
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Treatment/Management of GCA
  • Treatment/Management of TAK
  • Tables
    • Definitions of Selected Terms Used in the Recommendations and Ungraded Position Statements for GCA and TAK
    • Treatments and Interventions Used in the Recommendations and Ungraded Position Statements for GCA and TAK
    • Recommendations for Diagnostic Testing in GCA
    • Recommendations/Statements for Treatment (Medical and Surgical Management) and Clinical/Laboratory Monitoring in GCA
    • Recommendations/Statements for Medical and Surgical Management in TAK
    • Recommendations for Clinical/Laboratory Monitoring and Vascular Imaging in TAK
  • Algorithms
    • Key Recommendations for the Treatment of GCA
    • Overview of Treatment of TAK Based on Clinical and Radiographic Assessments
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