Takayasu's arteritis in Turkey - clinical and angiographic features of 248 patients.

Bicakcigil M., AKSU K., Kamali S., Ozbalkan Z., Ates A., Karadag O., ...More

Clinical and experimental rheumatology, vol.27, no.1 Suppl 52, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1 Suppl 52
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: Clinical and experimental rheumatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Takayasu's arteritis, clinical and angiographic features, prognosis, CLASSIFICATION, MANIFESTATIONS, HYPERTENSION, INVOLVEMENT, CRITERIA, THERAPY, DISEASE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective. Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a chronic, inflammatory vasculitis affecting the aorta and its major branches. Although it is more, prevalent in Far-East Asia, the distribution of the disease is worldwide with different vascular involvement patterns and clinical manifestations. The objective of this study was to evaluate the demographic, clinical, angiographic and prognostic features of TA patients in Turkey.