Color duplex ultrasonography showed stenoses, which were confirmed histologically as well, in the superficial temporal artery of all patients. This review concluded that duplex ultrasonography was relatively accurate for diagnosing temporal arteritis and should become the first-line investigation, with biopsy reserved for patients with negative scans. CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar The characteristic findings of active temporal arteritis were, however, demonstrated in only three biopsy specimens, and in the remaining two the stenoses were thought to be related to previous arteritis. Schmidt WA, et al. Habib HM(1), Essa AA, Hassan AA. Color Doppler ultrasonography (CDUS) can detect inflammation in the vessel wall. Crossref Medline Google Scholar; 2. Color duplex ultrasonography in the diagnosis of temporal arteritis. Colour duplex ultrasonography is a newer, non-invasive method of diagnosing temporal arteritis. Consequently, numerous screening surgical biopsies are performed with a high negative-biopsy rate. TY - JOUR. Color duplex ultrasonography in the diagnosis of temporal arteritis. Background/Purpose: Color Doppler Ultrasonography (CDUS) has been shown to be a non-invasive promising tool to diagnose Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA). No studies have evaluated the examination of the common carotid artery by CDUS in the diagnostics of giant cell arteritis (GCA). AU - Meier, George H. Author information: (1)Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt. AU - LeSar, Christopher J. Purpose: Temporal arteritis (TA) is frequently diagnosed with nonspecific clinical characteristics, followed by a temporal artery biopsy to confirm the presence of vasculitis. Color duplex ultrasonography of temporal arteries: role in diagnosis and follow-up of suspected cases of temporal arteritis. Although superficial temporal artery biopsy remains the standard for diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA), color duplex ultrasonography can be used to diagnose GCA. ... Color duplex ultrasonography of temporal arteries: role in diagnosis and follow-up of suspected cases of temporal arteritis. N Engl J Med 1997;337(19): 1336–42. Our aim was to evaluate the combination of CDUS examination of the temporal, axillary, and common carotid arteries in the diagnosis of GCA. heshamhabib509@hotmail.com N Engl J Med 1997;337(19): 1336–42. Methods: A systematic review was performed of trials comparing TA biopsy with duplex ultrasonography. . N Engl J Med. Comparison of duplex sonography and high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of giant cell (temporal) arteritis. A prospective study was performed evaluating color duplex ultrasound scan (CDU) as the preferred method for the diagnosis of vasculitis in the evaluation of suspected TA. with a high negative-biopsy rate. 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