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Article ID: 700835

NOW AVAILABLE: Abstracts to be presented at the American Neurological Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting October 21-23, 2018

American Neurological Association (ANA)

Embargoed abstracts to be presented at the American Neurological Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting October 21-23, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta are now available to journalists upon request.

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Article ID: 700198

American Neurological Association highlights abstracts to be presented at the 143rd Annual Meeting October 21-23, 2018 in Atlanta

American Neurological Association (ANA)

Methods to more precisely inject stem cells into the spinal cord; an enzyme that enhances the synthesis of dopamine in people with Parkinson’s disease; a drug that protects against chemotherapy-induced neuropathy – these are just a few of the exciting research findings that will be presented at the American Neurological Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting October 21-23, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

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Article ID: 702266

ACR and EULAR Present Drafts of New Classification Criteria for Large-Vessel Vasculitis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) will present advanced drafts of two updated classification criteria for giant cell arteritis and Takayasu’s arteritis, the two major categories of large-vessel vasculitis, during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Article ID: 702237

Stem Cell Transplantation Significantly Improves Survival and Function in Severe Scleroderma: 6-11-Year Follow-Up

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

New research at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting builds on current evidence that hematopoietic stem cell transplantation can significantly improve long-term outcomes for patients with severe scleroderma when compared to use of conventional treatment with cyclophosphamide.

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Article ID: 702235

Subset of Harder-to-Treat Systemic Sclerosis Patients May Respond to Stem Cell Transplantation

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation showed benefit in a subset of patients with systemic sclerosis who tend not to improve on immunosuppressive therapies like mycophenolate mofetil, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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Article ID: 702223

Vascular Ultrasound Accurate, First-Line Imaging Test for Large Vessel Giant Cell Arteritis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Vascular ultrasound is sensitive enough to use as a first-line imaging test in patients suspect to have giant cell arteritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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Article ID: 702211

PET/CT Accurately Diagnoses Giant Cell Arteritis Compared to Temporal Artery Biopsy

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

A combined scan of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) has good diagnostic accuracy compared with temporal artery biopsy in patients newly suspected of having giant cell arteritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting (Abstract #L15).

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Article ID: 702260

Physical Therapy and Surgery Both Provide Long-Term Pain Relief After Meniscal Tear with OA

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Patients with meniscal tears and osteoarthritic changes in their knee generally experience substantial pain relief over five years whether they receive physical therapy or arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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