Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020

Autoimmune/Lupus

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29 Apr 2017 Social #SOTA2017 Dr Baer SSB alone has no diagnostic value, you'll need more to make the dx
12 Nov 2019 Social RT @hausmannMD: 25% of SLE and RA patients at this academic practice were receiving HCQ above recommended doses, by @SkorupaTara & @RobShme…
28 Mar 2016 Social Incidence of Herpes Zoster (shingles) for RA & SLE pts ≥40 yrs is 1.5-2 times higher than gen pop (8.5/1000) https://t.co/4PYhc35c6L
01 Jun 2017 Social SLE Mononeuritis multiplex: 2/3 active w/ SLEDAI≥6, w/ sensory, motor & neuropathic pain, BL, lower > upper limbs https://t.co/ugQwmUQtSa
13 May 2016 Social New $5 million Lupus Medical Research Program Approved by House Subcommittee https://t.co/XYU3Rxod8s
28 Apr 2018 Social Study of 537 GCA pts undergoing temporal artery bx shows the value of CBC elements in predicting a +Bx: Thrombocytosis (OR 4.44), NLR (OR 1.81), PLR (OR 3.25), CRP (OR 3.00), ESR (OR 3.62), increased age (OR 1.03) https://t.co/3XvzBR5cEh
08 Nov 2017 Social RT @uptoTate: Mutation of TET2, may be associated w/ inc risk of developing autoimmune diseases in MDS pts. #ACR17 @RheumNow #2905 https://…
11 Sep 2018 Social AstraZeneca and MedImmune announced the TULIP 1 Phase III clinical trial of anifrolumab in 460 SLE pts, failed to meet its primary endpoint of reducing disease activity (SRI4) at 12 mos. https://t.co/Xh5ZpfyFZu https://t.co/gPugoSswN5
27 Dec 2016 Social 10% of ANCA+ vasculitis developed cancer; CTX had 3x risk; RTX had 33% lower risk. CA was 4.6x more w/ CTX than RTX https://t.co/RJv9OwhSB9
30 Apr 2019 Social Pectus carinatum or "Pigeon Chest" is a chest wall deformity w/ costal cartilage overgrowth pushing forward the manubrium/sterum; predominantly males (4:1F) also @ risk for scoliosis, Marfans, valvular/aortic disease, psychologic problems https://t.co/tL7vDfZDVT
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Poss connection between congenital heart defects and heart block in babies with Ro/La+ moms #ACR17 @RheumNow #1301 https:…
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Rare scleroderma mimics including environmental toxin effects (rape seed oil, etc) Dr. Hummers @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https:…
08 Jan 2018 Social RT @DrPetryna: Pivotal Ph3 52 wk NE Asia multi-center trial of belimumab in SLE pts reveals significantly improved SRI (53.8% Bel vs 40.1%…
14 Apr 2016 Social QTc interval prolonged in SLE pts is correlated w/ carotid-femoral pulse-wave velocity (subclinical atherosclerosis) https://t.co/QuA4o6iJBA
10 Nov 2015 Social Clements et al present their data on MMF vs CTX po in PSS lung dz- equal PFTs & dyspnea response, but more AE w/ CTX https://t.co/IeS4APq6Ts
07 Jan 2019 Social Obesity makes everything worse, including SLE! Study of 148 SLE pts; the 32% who were obese had worse disease activity, depression, pain and fatigue. https://t.co/PQOQrBca2a
19 May 2015 Social Cryoglobulinemia: fever, cutaneous vasculitis, arthralgia, HSM, lymphadenopathy & GN. See more at: RheumaKnowledgy http://t.co/IIfu559nm2
12 Oct 2018 Social SLE Study of 77 persistent ED users (1143 encounters) vs 52 limited ED (335) finds Pain-related ED visits more common w/ persistent users (32%) than limited (18%). Persistent users with pain encounters were more obese, with fewer comorbid, be on LTOT. https://t.co/ApUjIxcZXw
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @WShergy: To do a Temporal Artery Biopsy or not. Imaging studies are quite interesting. From the GCA session. https://t.co/gx4plnFsPa
15 Jun 2018 Social RT @_connectedcare: That is exciting! Really need some easy-to-use therapies for SLE https://t.co/inPUxiqFFd