Temporal artery biopsy is no longer the gold standard test for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA), with ultrasound now a reliable and less invasive option for many patients, according to new EULAR recommendations. Advances in ultrasound technology mean that a positive imaging test can be relied on for confirming a diagnosis of GCA ...
Biopsy no longer needed for diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis, says EULAR
By Michael Woodhead
20 Feb 2018