Friday, 22 Nov 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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18 Sep 2019 Social RT @HowardYangMD: Do your state have a pediatric rheumatologist? @ACRheum @ACRSimpleTasks #Act4Arthritis #rdam
12 Sep 2019 News Two vs. Four Weeks of Antibiotic Therapy in Septic Arthritis
12 Sep 2019 News Bimekizumab Add-on Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
11 Sep 2019 News 74 Percent of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Dissatisfied with Treatment
11 Sep 2019 Social Based on a literature review, the prevalence of AA Amyloidosis in Adult onset Still's dz was 0.88%. 16 pt review showed mean age at AOSD onset was 30 yrs & a mean delay before AAA diagnosis of 16.75 yrs. Renal involvement was most common AAA feature.
09 Sep 2019 Social VA study of RA pts (2002-12) shows persistence on Rx at 1 year was 45% in for MTX- TNFi (n = 2,125) and 18% for triple therapy (MSH) (n = 171) (P < 0.001). Triple therapy group was associated with signicantly more treatment discontinuation (from SSZ)
06 Sep 2019 News RA Women are Less Likely to Breastfeed
06 Sep 2019 Slide of the day Carbamylated Abs and Risk of RA
05 Sep 2019 News Respiratory Risks Not Increased in RA Patients with COPD
05 Sep 2019 Social Cochrane review shows there are very few studies addressing whether smoking cessation leads to improvement in RA or inflammatory arthritis. 2 identified studies (57 pts only) failed to examine if smoking cessation intervention reduced disease activity
04 Sep 2019 Social A prospecitve cohort study of 278 axSpA pts, grouped them into alcohol drinkers and non-drinkers. Alcohol was associated w/ spinal progression (mSASSS changes ≥ 2 units overr 2 yrs) (60.7% vs 29.2%, P < 0.001, compared w/ nondrinkers). 1st time finding.
04 Sep 2019 Social REVEAL Risk Score Calculates outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis–Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension- based on classification, age, BNP, 6 min walk time, CKD, BP, DLCO, pericardial effusion and Right heart pressures on cath.
03 Sep 2019 News Tocilizumab Shows No Increase in Cardiovascular Risk
03 Sep 2019 News Number of Prior DMARDs Portends Poorer Outcomes
31 Aug 2019 Social RheumNow Podcast is up! In this one I Muse on choosing my next DMARD in an #RA - watch it here>> or listen to the podcast on iTunes or SoundCloud>>
29 Aug 2019 Social RT @WGDixon: Results from the REMORA study: daily monitoring of rheumatoid arthritis with data integrated into the electronic health record…
28 Aug 2019 Social RT @aabdogafar: Methotrexate and interstitial lung disease: controversies and questions. A narrative review of the literature | Rheumatolog…
28 Aug 2019 Social RT @drdavidliew: Sometimes we've got to stand up for our friends, and methotrexate is our friend. Cytopenias are uncommon with MTX in RA: @…
26 Aug 2019 Slide of the day RF/CCP Rules for Use
23 Aug 2019 Social RheumNow Podcast is up! Upadacitinib Approved, ULT prevents erosions, JIA pregnancies, MDA-5 outcomes & more. Watch it here>> or listen to the PODCAST on iTunes or SoundCloud>>