New Kawasaki Disease Guideline Released by American College of Rheumatology and Vasculitis Foundation

Newswise — ATLANTA — The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), released a new guideline for the management of Kawasaki disease that addresses diagnostic issues relating to Kawasaki disease, the treatment of high-risk patients, and the management of convalescent patients. Kawasaki disease is a vasculitis that…...

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The Vasculitis Foundation Announces Exciting New Initiative: Vasculitis-Building Outcomes, Leading Discoveries

The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) is pleased to announce an exciting new initiative: Vasculitis-Building Outcomes, Leading Discoveries (V-BOLD), which combines three of the VF’s most critical programs: Fellowships, Vasculitis Centers, and Research. “The VF continues to transform the landscape for patients with vasculitis and providers taking care of them,” said Anisha…...

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ACR/EULAR Classification Criteria for AAV Released

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) endorsed the ACR/EULAR classification criteria for ANCA-associated vasculitis (EGPA, GPA and MPA). The classification criteria were developed and validated by an international group of medical experts over the past 11+ years through the Diagnostic and Classification…...

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Introducing Our 2020-2021 VCRC-VF Fellow: Alvise Berti, MD

Dr. Berti began his work in vasculitis while he was a medical student at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, Italy. At the time, Dr. Berti recognized that vasculitis was not very well understood, and being both curious and motivated to further explore this group of diseases, he realized that…...

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