A Head-to-head Comparison of Ultrasound Versus Temporal Artery Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis

Status: Recruiting
Location: See location...
Intervention Type: Diagnostic Test
Study Type: Observational
SUMMARY

Giant cell arteritis - Optimization of diagnostics

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Healthy Volunteers: No
View:

• Clinical suspicion of giant cell arteritis

• Meets the American College of Rheumatology Criteria:

• Age at disease onset => 50 years New headache Temporal artery abnormality Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate >=50 mm/hour Abnomal artery biopsy

Locations
Other Locations
Denmark
Rigshospitalet
Recruiting
Copenhagen
Contact Information
Primary
Michael Stormly Hansen
michael.stormly.hansen@regionh.dk
38 63 38 63
Backup
Steffen Hamann
steffen.ellitsgaard.hamann@regionh.dk
38634653
Time Frame
Start Date: March 19, 2021
Estimated Completion Date: January 1, 2023
Participants
Target number of participants: 185
Sponsors
Leads: Rigshospitalet, Denmark

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