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Carotid Artery Neovascularization in Takayasu`s and Giant Cell Arteritis

Study:

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Assessment of Carotid Artery Neovascularization as a Marker of Disease Activity in Takayasu`s Arteritis and Giant Cell Arteritis

Rationale:

n/a

Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of contrast enhanced carotid ultrasound to serve as an indicator of disease activity in patients with Takayasu`s arteritis or Giant Cell arteritis and to determine if patients with active arteritis have a thickening of their blood vessel walls compared to healthy people of the same age and gender.

Study Status: Recruiting

Recruiting:
Neil Poria, BS, MA 216-444-0334

Condition Intervention Phase
Takayasu`s Arteritis
Giant Cell Arteritis
Arteritis
Vasculitis
Aortitis
n/a N/A

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic February, 2013

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01795456

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Section of Vascular Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio 44011
United States

n/a

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