Use of Infliximab in Kawasaki Disease

In this episode Dr Paulina Connolly welcomes Professor Ramanan to the Podcast. Professor Ramanan is a Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and Associate Editor of Archives of Disease in Childhood. They explore the evidence behind current treatment strategies for Kawasaki disease, reviewing the recent paper from Archives titled ‘Infliximab for intensification of primary therapy for patients with Kawasaki disease and coronary artery aneurysms at diagnosis’

The full link to the article can be found below:

https://adc.bmj.com/content/108/10/833

Prof Ramanan also references the recent editorial in ADC ‘Thinking beyond intravenous immunoglobulin for Kawasaki disease’ which provides an overview of the current adjunctive treatments and supporting evidence:

https://adc.bmj.com/content/108/10/781

Music by AlexGrohl from Pixabay

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