Tag: microscopic polyangiitis

1. In this randomized controlled trial involving patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis in complete remission, administration of rituximab for an additional 18 months was associated with a lower likelihood of relapse versus placebo. 2. Although the vast majority of patients in both groups reported at least 1 adverse event,...
1. In this study of decedents from 1999 to 2017, mortality due to antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-associated vasculitis (AAV) -related illness was found to have decreased by an average of 1.6% per year. 2. Following stratification, non-Hispanic whites, men, and Midwesterners appeared to be disproportionately affected by AAV, but it remained...