Two Teenage Boys Diagnosed With ANCA-Associated Vasculitis, Part One

A group of autoimmune diseases called anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) is the subject of a preprint under consideration at Pediatric Rheumatology. ANCA-AAV is characterized by damage to small…

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 Two Recent FDA and EMA Approvals Bring Hope to ANCA Associated-Vasculitis Patients
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 Two Recent FDA and EMA Approvals Bring Hope to ANCA Associated-Vasculitis Patients

   ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) generally targets two enzymes, myeloperoxidase (MPO) or proteinase 3 (PR3) located in the granules of monocytes and neutrophils. These enzymes play a critical role in the…

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Approval Application for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Drug Amended by Developer
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Approval Application for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Drug Amended by Developer

According to a story from ANCA Vasculitis News, the biopharmaceutical company ChemoCentryx has recently made an amendment to its approval application for its investigational therapy. This therapy, called avacopan, is…

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Managing Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) Vasculitis
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Managing Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) Vasculitis

According to an article in Healio, Dr. Anisha Dua recently addressed attendees at the ACR Clinical Symposium on the subject of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis. Dr. Dua is the…

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Study of the Week: Nucala’s Effectiveness in EGPA Confirmed in Real-World Study
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Study of the Week: Nucala’s Effectiveness in EGPA Confirmed in Real-World Study

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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