A National Survey of Practice Patterns: Temporal Artery Biopsy – Corrected Proof

Objective: To assess current clinical practice patterns for temporal artery biopsy (TAB) among clinicians in establishing the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis.Design: A survey was sent via e-mail using the Survey Monkey website (www.surveymonkey.com; accessed January 24, 2013). The survey initially was sent in July 2010 and continued through October 2010.Participants: The survey was sent via e-mail to the members and affiliates of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and the American College of Rheumatology.Methods: Data from the survey were collected via Survey Monkey and data analysis was performed using the Fisher exact (Read more...)

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