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QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube test can be used for screening latent tuberculosis before biological treatment in a Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-vaccinated country: the HUR-BIO single-center real-life results
(Clinical Rheumatology, 2020-10-15)
Objectives The Turkish population is vaccinated with Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), and the BCG vaccination decreases the specificity of the tuberculin skin test (TST). The purpose of this study was to investigate the ...
Anti-interleukin-6 (tocilizumab) therapy in Takayasu’s arteritis: a real life experience
Background/aim: Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors and anti-interleukin-6 (anti-IL-6) therapies are increasingly being used in Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) patients who are unresponsive to corticosteroids ± conventional ...
Moderation Analysis Exploring Associations Between Age And Mucocutaneous Activity in Behçet's Syndrome: A Multicenter Study From Turkey
The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of age on mucocutaneous activity by using moderation analysis in Behçet’s syndrome (BS). In this cross‐sectional study, 887 BS patients (female : male, 481:406; mean ...
The Experience of the Derivo Embolisation Device in Intracranial Aneurysms
(Turkish Neurosurgical Society, 2020)
AIM: To investigate the safety and efficacy of Derivoa embolisation device (DED), a new-generation flow diverter designed to treat cerebrovascular aneurysms, and its long-term clinical outcomes. MATERIAL and METHODS: In ...
Damage assessment in adult IgA vasculitis. Cross-sectional results of a multicentre cohort
(Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology SAS, 2020-02-11)
OBJECTIVES: Immunoglobulin (Ig) A vasculitis affects children more commonly than adults and previous literature lacks any formal damage assessment. Our aim in this study is to investigate the disease course, relapse rates ...
How did the updated hemodynamic definitions affect the frequency of pulmonary hypertension in patients with systemic sclerosis?
(Turkish Society of Cardiology, 2021-01-25)
Objective: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a one of the major causes of death in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). In this study, we in- vestigated the impact of updated hemodynamic definition proposed by the 6th PH ...
Cancer incidence in Behçet's disease
Background: Previous studies demonstrated an increased cancer risk in autoimmune diseases. Behçet's disease (BD) was also reported to be associated with an increased risk of cancer, although the data is limited. Aims: ...
Management of Behcet's syndrome
Abstract Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a variable vessel vasculitis with heterogeneous clinical features. Skin, mucosa and joint involvement can cause impairment of quality of life but do not cause permanent damage whereas ...
Vital Corner of Diagnostic Challenge: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Or COVID-19 Pneumonia?
The COVID-19 pandemic raises many alarms in the rheuma- tological era. Gianfrancesco et al reported the answer of an important question: the characteristics associated with hospital- ization for COVID-19 in people with ...
Comment on: Microscopic Polyangiitis: Clinical Characteristics and Long-Term Outcomes of 378 Patients From The French Vasculitis Study Group Registry By Nguyen Et Al
Comments on Microscopic polyangiitis: clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes of 378 patients from the French Vasculitis Study Group Registry by Nguyen et al