Friday, 22 Nov 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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14 Jun 2016 Social Smoking and obesity reduce odds of treatment success in early RA - data from 1008 ERA in Canada. #EULAR2016
26 Nov 2015 Social Study shows higher education assoc w/ better outcomes in RA. Why? Not related to access, Drugs, DAS, smoking,obesity
29 Apr 2016 Social Substantial delays from Sx onset to Rheumatology Referral in Canada (327 days) & only 1/3 on DMARDs w/in 6mos of Sx
28 Jun 2015 Social Risk factors for Sacral Stress fractures include RA, osteoporosis/postmenopausal, pelvic XRT, chronic steroids
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: 10-15% false negatives & false positives w/ Congo red staining. Apple green important not just birefringence. Dr. Libbey…
20 Aug 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Dinesh Khanna’s approach to ILD in scleroderma #SSR17
04 Nov 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: Classic sacroiliitis on MRI. Difference on STIR & T1. Wish it was always so simple #ACR17
04 Dec 2017 Social Nice Review of the Treatment of idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies by Parker and Chinoy @drhectorchinoy; Covers MTX…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @ArthurRheum: Higher Hb increase in RA patients RX with Sarilumab vs Adalimumab, and reduction of %pts w anemia. Not u expected since we…
24 Apr 2019 Social UK NHS study shows RA patients have a 1 in 5 lifetime risk of knee and hip replacement. 13 961 RA pts fins a 22% (TKR) and 17% (THR) risk following a RA Dx (for an avg 64 yr F, nonsmoker, BMI27). Risk is even higher in younger patients.
11 Jul 2019 Social Study of 182 hospitalized adult-onset Still's disease patients shows predictive factors for developing macrophage activation syndrome to include: 1. Splenomegaly (OR 5.745), 2. pericarditis (OR 6.5), and 3. ferritin >2000 (OR 4.7).
18 Sep 2019 Social Rates of "indeterminate" results on quantiferon-IT assays were found to be significantly higher in systemic vasculitis (21%) than nonvasculitis pts and controls (7-7.5%). Indeterminate predictors were Syst vasculitis (OR 9.64), high NLR (OR 1.70).
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @DrKanikaMonga: What contributes to serious infections in RA? Higher inflammation and GC use, not bDMARD or tofacitinib use increased in…
12 Feb 2016 Social In RA, getting better faster yields best chance of getting to remission.
18 Dec 2016 Social Advice on Sex and Rheumatoid arthritis.
29 Mar 2017 Social How do you manage "difficult RA" patients? The ones who "flunked out" of other Rheum clinics and usual therapies?
10 May 2017 Social Stoke uncommon in RA 3.2/1000 PY;3X higher after a serious adverse event Risks higher with age, smoking & ^ lipids
05 Sep 2017 Social 167 #RA pts, serial assessed over 2 yrs; only BMD loss by DXA predicted Xray damage @ 12 & 24 mos;NOT DAS RF CCP ESR
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Presentation of the arthritis type of checkpoint inhibitor adverse events is often very inflammatory #ACR17 @RheumNow…
02 Jan 2018 Social Autologous stem cell (ASC) Rx looks favorable for systemic sclerosis ( recent safety review of 18 ASC pts showed 4 death shows a strong need to optimize Pt selection to reduce toxicity.