Are IV Steroids and Anti-Platelet Agents Indicated in Every Case of GCA?

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Identifier Sadun_82
Title Are IV Steroids and Anti-Platelet Agents Indicated in Every Case of GCA?
Subject Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate; Solumedrol; Prednisone; Aspirin; Giant Cell Arteritis
Creator Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC
Description From a debate at a meeting in Canada in Sept. 2006, with Sadun taking the "pro" position. Disease/Diagnosis: Giant cell arteritis. Treatment: Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate; Solumedrol; Prednisone; Aspirin.
References Liu GT, Glaser JS, Schatz NJ, Smith JL. Visual morbidity in giant cell arteritis: clinical characteristics and prognosis for vision. Ophthalmology. 1994 Nov;101(11):1779-85. Chan CC, Paine M, O'Day J. Steroid management in giant cell arteritis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 Sep;85(9):1061-4. Chan CC, O'Day J. Oral and intravenous steroids in giant cell arteritis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2003 Jun;31(3):179-82. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2003 Jun;31(3):173-5. (Comment to previous citation) Hayreh SS, Zimmerman B. Management of giant cell arteritis. Our 27-year clinical study: new light on old controversies. Ophthalmologica. 2003 Jul-Aug;217(4):239-59.
Contributor Metadata cataloger: Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
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Contributing Institution Doheny Eye Institute; University of Southern California. Dept. of Opthalmology; University of Southern California. Dept. of Neurological Surgery
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6rr4vtj
Setname ehsl_novel_aas
Date Created 2008-04-24
Date Modified 2021-08-11
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