Takayasu arteritis in Turkey

Talma Rosenthal, Benjamina Morag, Zalman Rubinstein, Yacov Itzchak

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Takayasu arteritis is a non-specific inflammatory process of unknown etiology affecting the aorta and its branches. A retrospective study was done in 14 patients diagnosed as Takayasu arteritis. Eleven patients were female and three were male. Ages ranged from 12 to 30 years. Seven patients had type I arteritis, three patients type II arteritis, and four patients type III Takayasu arteritis. Successful angioplasty was performed in five cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S119-S120
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue numberSUPPL.
StatePublished - Aug 1996


  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Takayasu arteritis


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