Monday, 09 Dec 2019


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19 Feb 2018 Social Checkout #RWCS video of Dr. Orrin Troum and Dr. Alvin Wells discussing 2017 advances in OA, Gout and Scleroderma Treatments
21 Jun 2018 Social Metanalysis of 11 RCTs show that DMARDs and biologics are no better than Placebo in treating symptomatic Osteoarthritis
13 Aug 2019 Social Osteoarthritis Iniative study of 3053 #OA pts shows worsening in health related quality of life is most rapid with Female gender, higher BMI, smoking, knee pain, and lower income at baseline. Rapid progressors had higher risk of TKR (HR 6.2;CI 3.6–10.7)
05 May 2017 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: FRAX significantly underestimates fracture risk in patients taking psych meds @rheumnow @healiorh…
08 Mar 2019 Social Shoulder replacement surgery - low risk of revision in older women (2.7%), highest (23%) in men 55-59 yrs; Revision highest in the 1st 5 yrs. SAE risk <90d was <4.8%; highest in men >85 yrs (21%). Pulm embolism risk Rel Risk = 61fold in women 50-64.
23 Aug 2018 Social Subanalysis of 221 pts in MeTeOR study shows persistent and extensive effusion‐synovitis Knee Osteoarthritis (with meniscal tears) is associated with greater degrees of cartilage loss over 18 mos.
14 Oct 2015 Social Metanalysis of 33 studies shows Tai Chi is effective in #Osteoarthritis: pain, walk times, & knee extensor strength
13 Sep 2018 Social 10 yr study of 581 gout vs 598 OA pts shows gout with a lower risk of colorectal cancer (0.8% vs 3.7%). Other studies have shown increased overall Cancer risk in gout
24 Oct 2019 Social A general health questionnaire EQ-5D Score < 0 defines a state 'worse than death' (WTD). UK study of > 4000 THA & TKA pts finds thatn 19% THA & 12% TKA were WTD. WTD assoc w/ severity COPD, PAD, & inflam arthropathy. WTD was reduced by surgery
08 Nov 2015 Social RT @DrPetryna: #ACR15 #yearinreview Abloparatide (PTHrP) superior to Teriparatide in improving MBD in PMO, possibly2/2 transient increaseof…
19 Jul 2015 Social @DrPetryna Take vitamin D like a Marine! Baseline Vit D <50 nmol was associated w/ an increased # of stress fracture
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @WIRheum: Intra-articular synthetic capsaicin for knee OA. Stevens et al abs 1191 #ACR17 @RheumNow
13 Oct 2016 Social October 20th is world Osteporosis day - heres their white paper on OP future issues.
11 Feb 2016 Social Osteonecrosis of Jaw Review: freq is 0.001% to 0.01% (gen pop <0.001%). Risk w/ steroids, jaw surgery, DM, inflamm
24 Jun 2019 Social After reviewing the safety data, the FDA has removed the risk ofosteoporosis and fracture from the drug facts listing for OTC proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications
27 Nov 2018 Social Bisphosphonate safety review - risk of Atypical Femoral Fracture is 1/1000 and risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw is 1/10,000. One-third of IV zolendronic acid pts will have arthralgia/myalgias or flu like sxs.
10 Jan 2017 Social Total knee vs hemiarthroplasty show equal outcomes;more complications w/ TKR (pt selection is critical for hemi...)
30 May 2017 Social VINDICATE mnemonic for AVN causes: Vascular, Infection, Drugs, Inflamm, Congenital, Autoimmune, Trauma, Endocrine
29 Mar 2016 Social 40 yr old woman w/ ankle foot pain & ortho dx "osteoarthritis" - 14% at 25 yrs have OA? Am I wrong to be skeptical?
11 Jan 2018 Social Study of THR in Hip arthritis pts shows that Surgeons who do "overlapping surgeries" (supervises 2+ operations simultaneously) have a 90% in surgical complications in 1st yr.