Latest Publications and Research on Microscopic Polyangiitis
Fatigue-related brain white matter changes in granulomatosis with polyangiitis.
Basu N, Murray AD, Jones GT, Reid DM, Macfarlane GJ, Waiter GD
School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.
Objective. To determine the association between brain white matter (WM) damage and persistent fatigue among patients with granulomatosis with polyangi... Read More
Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2013 Apr 9
Computed Tomography Angiography in the Diagnosis of ANCA-Associated Small- and Medium-Vessel Vasculitis.
Dhaun N, Patel D, Kluth DC
Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Electronic address: [email protected]
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a systemic necrotizing vasculitis that typically occurs without detectable antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody. It leads... Read More
Mod Rheumatol 2013 Apr 12
Validation of the 2010 histopathological classification of ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis in a Japanese single-center cohort.
Togashi M, Komatsuda A, Nara M, Omokawa A, Okuyama S, Sawada K, Wakui H
Department of Hematology, Nephrology, and Rheumatology, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita City, Akita, 010-8543, Japan.
OBJECTIVES: To validate the 2010 histopathological classification system of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated glomerulonephriti... Read More
Medicina (B Aires)
[Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis. Clinical aspects and treatment].
Paolini MV, Ruffino JP, Fernández Romero DS
Unidad de Inmunología e Histocompatibilidad, Hospital Dr. Carlos G. Durand, Buenos Aires. E-mail: [email protected]
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) associated vasculitis, comprise a group of diseases characterized by inflammation of the wall of small ves... Read More
Ren Fail 2013 Apr 8
Gabexate Mesylate as Treatment in the Course of ANCA-Negative Microscopic Polyangiitis.
Gigante A, Gasperini ML, Barbano B, Liberatori M, Sardo L, Jovanovic T, Giannakakis K, Cianci R, Amoroso A
Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome , Rome , Italy.
Patients with small vessel vasculitis present fluctuating antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) levels to the point that positive ANCA may be m... Read More
Case Rep Med
Hearing loss and kidney dysfunction: finding a unifying diagnosis.
Iruku P, Karanth P, Tiu H, Kankam C, Shaheen K
Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA.
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a systemic vasculitis that affects small caliber vessels, with renal and lung compromise. Diagnosis can be challengi... Read More
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol
Fertility and pregnancy in vasculitis.
Pagnoux C, Mahendira D, Laskin CA
Vasculitis Clinic, Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address: [email protected]
Despite the rarity of vasculitides, fertility and pregnancy outcome in the setting of vasculitis have become a major topic of interest within the past... Read More
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol
ANCA-associated vasculitis and malignancy: Current evidence for cause and consequence relationships.
Mahr A, Heijl C, Le Guenno G, Faurschou M
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Saint-Louis, Paris, France. Electronic address: [email protected]
In this review, we summarise the current understanding of the potential link between cancer and anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vascul... Read More
Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing in the treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody associated vasculitis (PEXIVAS): protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Walsh M, Merkel PA, Peh CA, Szpirt W, Guillevin L, Pusey CD, Dezoysa J, Ives N, Clark WF, Quillen K, Winters JL, Wheatley K, Jayne D
Departments of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Marian Wing, Division of Nephrology, McMaster University, St, Joseph's Hospital, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON L8S 4A6, Canada. [email protected]
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, Wegener's) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) are small vessel vasculitides collectively referred to as anti-ne... Read More
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis
Pulmonary fibrosis presenting as an early manifestation of microscopic polyangiitis.
Eleftheriou D, Katsenos S, Zorbas S, Griveas I, Psathakis K
Department of Pneumonology, Army General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a systemic small vessel vasculitis that is included in the pulmonary-renal syndromes. Although glomerulonephritis re... Read More