Study Finds Value in Patient-Reported Outcomes

July 2011 As the treatment of vasculitis has improved, people with the disease are living longer. Increased survival has prompted researchers to look beyond acute manifestations of disease to functional more »


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Deep Vein Thrombosis

July 2011 Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can be a killer. Here’s how to understand and prevent DVT—at any age. What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a more »


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How do we count the cost of autoimmune disease?

June 2011 A question to explore:  How do we count the cost of autoimmune disease? The National Institutes of Health, in its “Progress in Autoimmune Disease Research” Report, states: “The more »


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New Name for Wegener’s Granulomatosis

May 2011 Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (Wegener’s)”: The New Name for “Wegener’s Granulomatosis” The term “Wegener’s granulomatosis” was introduced to the English language medical literature in 1954.  The name was proposed more »


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Helping WG and MPA Patients Avoid Cardiac Events

May 2011 A new diagnostic model will help physicians identify those at risk for cardiovascular events among patients newly diagnosed with Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). This is more »


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