Vasculitis 101

Vasculitis 101

Introductions 1:46
What is inflammation? 4:36
What is vasculitis? 9:15
Why the confusing terminology? 11:18
Vasculitis classification by vessel size 12:22
Who ges vasculitis? 17:24
What causes vasculitis? 18:44
How common is vasculitis? 22:24
What are symptoms of vasculitis? 24:34
A team of doctors is often needed 28:42
What diagnostic tests are involved? 29:46
What is the ANCA test? 32:28
How is vasculitis treated? 41:58
Vasculitis Treatment– A Balancing Act 43:55
Infection risks 47:28
What can be done to reduce damage? 49:32
Q&A 51:44

Learn the most important facts about vasculitis in this informative webinar led by Dr. Kenneth Warrington.
Dr. Warrington covers the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare, autoimmune disease.

Kenneth J. Warrington, M.D., is a consultant and serves as Chair in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with a joint appointment in the Gonda Vascular Center. Dr. Warrington is also the director of the Vasculitis Subspecialty Group. He joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 2006 and holds the academic rank of Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He is recognized with the distinction of the John F. Finn Minnesota Arthritis Foundation Professorship. Dr. Warrington earned his M.D. at the University of Malta and subsequently completed residency in Internal medicine and Rheumatology fellowship (Clinician-Investigator Program) at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Warrington’s research and practice interests are in the field of vasculitis, particularly large vessel vasculitis. He conducts clinical and translational research and has published extensively on these diseases.