October 17, 2017

Giant Cell Arteritis Diagnosis in Glucocorticoid-Treated Patients: Utility of PET/CT

The utility of positron emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT) imaging to complement temporal artery biopsy (TAB) in patients with newly diagnosed giant cell arteritis (GCA) who are receiving glucocorticoid therapy remains equivocal, according to the results of a recent prospective Canadian study published in The Journal of Rheumatology. {read more here}