PODCAST: Overcoming diagnosing and treatment challenges in ANCA-associated vasculitis

Thursday, 15 Jul 2021


While ANCA-associated vasculitis can be described, in short, as damage to small blood vessels, there is a whole raft of different manifestations and symptoms to unravel to get to a diagnosis. The skin may be involved, as may the heart, kidneys, lungs, sinuses, the eyes, ears and nervous system – with management strategies dictated by the extent and severity to which organs are involved.

In part two of our episode on vasculitis Dr Tony Sammel and Dr Daman Langguth share their experiences and tips diagnosing and treating ANCA-associated vasculitis.

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Dr Daman Langguth is VMO at Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Director of Immunology and Chair of Partners Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology and Treasurer of the Australian and New Zealand Vasculitis Society.

Dr Tony Sammel is staff specialist in rheumatology at Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick and Sydney Eye Hospitals, where he coordinates the rheumatology vasculitis service, he has teaching appointments at the University of NSW and is Director of the Australian and New Zealand Vasculitis Society.

 

This series is a collaboration with the Australian Rheumatology Association and the limbic. New episodes of season one will drop every week over the next four weeks, so be sure to follow the limbic podcast in your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out. You can also visit us at the limbic to get all the latest rheumatology news delivered to your email.

 

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