Apr 23, 2020
This episode explores the history of cryoglobulinemic
vasculitis, from the first person who froze a tube of blood and
noticed something strange happened, to the discovery of hepatitis
C. We also throw in how the lab test for cryoglobulins is performed
and some of the data we have on therapy.
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- Intro :20
- In this episode :45
- How is this test done? 1:30
- What is the first description of cryoglobulins?
- The first time “cryoglobulins” is used
- Hepatitis C is discovered and linked to cryoglobulinemia
- What do we know about the pathophysiology?
- Why does HCV do this? 22:12
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- What’s in the blood as a result of immune complex?
- What do we know about autoimmune diseases and the prevalence of
- What about treatment? 28:25
- Summary of this three-part series
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