The role of 18F-FDG Positron emission tomography to detect an active large vessel vasculitis
also has not been clearly established.
He also talked about novel insight into large vessel vasculitis
. TKA patients, he said, will relapse and have vascular complications in ten years.
The impact of 18F-FDG PET on the management of patients with suspected large vessel vasculitis
. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2012; 39: 344-53.
Normally, aortic lesions are more frequently seen in large vessel vasculitis
, such as giant cell arteritis and Takayasu's arteritis .
[10,11] Diseases such as aortic dissection, large vessel vasculitis
, and systemic lupus erythematosus have an atherosclerotic process that can cause limb ischemia (and therefore also lead to IAD).
Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a medium and large vessel vasculitis
of unknown etiology characterized by chronic granulomatous inflammation of the vessel wall leading to thickening, stenosis, dilatation, and/or aneurysm of the affected vessel.
There are even rare case reports of large vessel vasculitis
such as cases of renal artery stenosis .
TSPO is involved in pathophysiology of various cardiovascular diseases, including arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, cardiac hypertrophy, atherosclerosis, myocarditis, and large vessel vasculitis
(for review see Qi et al.
Large vessel vasculitis
(LVV) refers to inflammatory diseases that involve the aorta and its major branches.
Early diagnosis of large vessel vasculitis
: usefulness of positron emission tomography with computed tomography.
EULAR recommendations for the management of large vessel vasculitis
. Ann Rheum Dis.
In addition, unclear etiopathogenesis of large vessel vasculitis
including Takayasu arteritis and giant cell arteritis may be associated with inducible NOS gene polymorphism.