Friday, 20 Oct 2017


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10 Jul 2017 News Lymphopenia and Steroids Increase the Risk of Pneumocystis Jiroveci in Systemic Rheumatic Diseases
27 Jun 2017 News Breastfeeding Rates Lower in Lupus
01 Jun 2017 Social SLE Mononeuritis multiplex: 2/3 active w/ SLEDAI≥6, w/ sensory, motor & neuropathic pain, BL, lower > upper limbs
01 Jun 2017 Social Scleroderma Lung Study I/II CTX and MMF were assoc w/ signif reductin in skin thickness compared to PB)O @2yrs
25 May 2017 Social RT @AJKDonline: #OpenAccess Induction & Maintenance Immunosuppression Treatment of Proliferative Lupus Nephritis: A Meta-Analysis https://t…
22 May 2017 Social RT @RheumNow: Clues for lymphoma in Sjogrens? Fever, Wt loss, cytopenia, LN, parotitis, purpura, low C3/C4, Cryos & splenomegaly. http://t.…
22 May 2017 Social Novel approach to autoimmune dz(AID): target inate immune responses to downregulate adaptive immunity & reverse AID
22 May 2017 Social FDA approves Actemra as 1st approved drug to treat Giant Cell Arteritis. See RheumNow Tomorrow for full report.
20 May 2017 Social Dr Phillip Seo on HSP criteria: palp pupura /petechiae W/ one of- 1) arthralgia/Iris 2) renal 3) abd pain or 4) LCV or GN w/ IgA deposition
20 May 2017 Social Dr Erkan says secondary THROMBOSIS prevention- Venous-rx warfarin keep INR 2-3; Arterial - warfarin keep INR 2-3 + ASA, or INR 3-4 w/o ASA
20 May 2017 Social Dr Forum Erkan says catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome should be Rx with anticoagulation, steroids, IVIG w/ plasma exchange (+/- RTX)
18 May 2017 Social 189 SLE pts F/U for 13yrs; 53-59% lower risk of CV events if on ASA &HCQ, but APL Ab+ or HTN incr CV risk 18 fold
16 May 2017 Social Study of 736 SLE pts shows that poverty significantly contributes to damage in lupus for years to come
15 May 2017 Social MDA-5 Ab+ assoc w/ clinically amyopathic DM, ILD, rapid-progrsv ILD, lower CK/Aldolase/ANA+ or cytoplasmic pattern
15 May 2017 Social UCSF Moffit: ECHO evidence of diastolic dysfunction in 18%; myocardial fibrosis is responsible for arrhythmias seen
15 May 2017 Social UCSF Moffit: Pericardial effusion (CHF) may be a risk factor for renal crisis.
15 May 2017 Social UCSF Moffit: Symptomatic pericarditis in 20% of PSS; but found in 80% on autopsy
15 May 2017 Social UCSF Moffit: PSS Pts w/ cardiac involvement have a poor prognosis, 2- & 5-year mortality rates 60 and 75%,
15 May 2017 Social Informative slide presentation from UCSF on SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS AND THE HEART; pearls to follow
14 May 2017 Social EUSTAR Study: Scleroderma pts w/ RNA polymerase III Abs have higher risk of cancer (OR 7.38), esp w/ age & more skin