Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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23 Oct 2018 News Autoimmunity in the Setting of Primary Immunodeficiency
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @samwhittle: #ACR18 Plenary III: #2786 Great work from Aussie Vera Golder and the APLC to validate LLDAS as outcome measure in #SLE. Cum…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: #ACR18 @RheumNow abs 1711. Lupus low disease activity - LLDAS achieved in 14.4% of patients in BLISS trial dataset. A hard ta…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: #ACR18 @RheumNow abs 1706 hat off to @LupusOrg constructing a self-Mx programme for #SLE based on key themes for interventio…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: #ACR18 @RheumNow abs 1668 constructing a frailty index for SLE. Approx 1/4 pts with early SLE are 'frail' (FI >.0.21)! Frail…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @NicoleBitencou5: In the largest study of #pregnancies in pts with #SLE in the US, a decline in maternal mortality and fetal death from…
22 Oct 2018 ACR Video Dr. Kathryn Dao: The Great Debate
22 Oct 2018 ACR Video Dr. Jonathan Kay: The Great Debate on Hydroxychloroquine
21 Oct 2018 News The Great Debate: Plaquenil - Choosing Safety over Efficacy?
21 Oct 2018 ACR Video Dr. Janet Pope: Scleroderma Treatment Studies
13 Oct 2018 Social Study of Nailfold capillaroscopy (1600 images, 173 pts) by experts suggests that its is best to examine all 8 fingers, excluding thumbs. Sensitivity 8 fingers=75%; 4 fingers (ring,middle)=67%; 2 ring fingers=60%; 1 finger 32%-47% https://t.co/w3QOYEBNpg
12 Oct 2018 News Teenage Obesity Increases Lupus Risk
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
11 Oct 2018 News SLE-Scleroderma Overlap Outcomes
04 Oct 2018 Social 131 CTD Chinese pts with severe thrombocytopenia (P<20K) finds it mostly in Sjogrens (53%) & SLE (41%); 73% had bleeding, 37% resp to steroids or IVIG, another 22% responded to immunosuppressives.11 died; 8 from hemorrhage. Is this a Chinese Thing? https://t.co/aOlM1SvK93
04 Oct 2018 Social Gene expression analysis from Scleroderma endothelial cells shows gene expression associated with vascular injury & activation, extracellular matrix generation & negative regulation of angiogenesis. HSPG2 and APLNR were 2 top markers of EC injury in SSc https://t.co/ni2fHPDEAX
03 Oct 2018 News Excess Mortality in CTD or Systemic Vasculitis Patients
27 Sep 2018 Social Study from the UT Southwestern Cutaneous Lupus Registry; 129 pts w/ Cutaneous Lupus had 18% risk of other autoimmune disease - inclding 5% w/ autoimmune thyroid disease. ~3-5x Higher risk if white, never smokers, +FHx autoimmune Dz, +ANA https://t.co/mA9y7qLEQe
26 Sep 2018 Social Sjogrens syndrome patients with Biopsy‐Proven Small‐Fiber Neuropathy may be distinguished by being male, w/ decreased freq of anti-Ro Abs, more likely Rx w/ opioids, presenting w/ non‐stocking‐and‐glove pain https://t.co/Uk8zSbkqaK
25 Sep 2018 News Mortality Improves in Lupus ESRD