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Carotid Artery Neovascularization in Takayasu`s and Giant Cell Arteritis


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




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

Neil Poria, BS, MA 216-444-0334

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

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic February, 2013

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic 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


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