The proposed role of ultrasound in the management of giant cell arteritis in routine clinical practice
To develop and explore a protocol for using colour duplex sonography (CDS) in the routine care of GCA.
We tested CDS of temporal arteries and axillary arteries (AXs) on consecutive patients with suspected or established GCA, between July 2014 and September 2016.
We assessed 293 patients [age 72 (10), female/male 196/97], of whom 118 had clinically confirmed GCA. Seventy-three percent of patients had already received high-d...Expand abstract
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