Friday, 18 Oct 2019


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16 Feb 2019 Social Dr Anne Stevens shows that CARRA pediatric rheums treat localized scleroderma with steroids and MTX #RWCS2019
16 Feb 2019 Social Dr Anne Stevens compare localized and diffuse pediatric scleroderma #RWCS2019
15 Feb 2019 Social Dr Aryeh Fischer on ILD increasing #RWCS2019
15 Feb 2019 Social Analysis of a large Pediatric hospital database and 5679 SLE admissions shows that 12.4% had Pericardial Effusion (PCE) at entry. PCE was assoc w/ 2.5 higherrisk of In-hospital mortality(p 0.027) and 1.5 time more 30Day readmissions (p 0.001).
15 Feb 2019 Social 927 Lupus registry study shows that use of combined hormonal contraceptives was low (8%) and nearly half (55%) took place in the setting of possible contraindication such as aPL (52%), HTN (34%), migraine with aura (22%). More study and info is needed
14 Feb 2019 ACR Video Dr. Aryeh Fischer at RWCS 2019
14 Feb 2019 News Mortality and Hospitalization with Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis
13 Feb 2019 News Noninfectious Proximal Aortitis Needs Serial Follow-ups
12 Feb 2019 Social Cytokine profiles in lupus do not differ based on the Autoantibody status; hence the same in those positive for SSA/SSB or Sm/RNP or APL or multiple. However ANA negative Lupus have sign lower levels of IFNγ, TNFα, IL12/IL23p40, etc.
11 Feb 2019 News Ten Contemporary Challenges Facing Lupus Treatment
09 Feb 2019 Social The RHeumNow Podcast is up! Alot on lupus this time. View here: or listen to podcast on iTunes, Apple Car Play Podcasts or on SoundCloud
07 Feb 2019 Social Study of 3209 incident lupus pts in Sweden shows lung dz to be 6 fold more common than controls (IR 14/1000 Pt Yrs), including a 19 fold higher risk of interstitial lung disease.
06 Feb 2019 Social Kaiser Permanente study of 1,956 adult #SLE patients shows that only 58% of lupus pts were ≥80% adherent to hydroxychloroquine. Only age and increasing visits were predictive. Not predictive were the rheumatologist, center or socioeconomic factors.
04 Feb 2019 News Elevated Fracture Risk in Lupus
30 Jan 2019 Social 17.2% of 576 autoimmune pts had Mechanic hands: 50% MCTD; 35% DM; 15% PSS; 15% of UCTD; 14% Sjogren’s; NO SLE pts. 81% Mechanic+ had abnl capillaroscopy. DM w/ Mechanics had more Raynauds, Jo-1+ & abnl capillaroscopy
28 Jan 2019 News Improved Survival with Renal Transplant in SLE
25 Jan 2019 Social QD - Hemoptysis with lupus: Stable lupus patient suddenly complains of hemoptysis - whats the differential diagnosis? Lessons and cases from the Rheumatology clinic. #lupus
25 Jan 2019 ACR Video QD Video - Hemoptysis with Lupus
23 Jan 2019 News Major Challenges for Lupus in 2019
18 Jan 2019 News Malar Rash and Polyarthritis