Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

Bone/OP&OA

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13 Jun 2018 Social Curtis/Saag present data on 150,000 women on Bisphosphonates (BP); 40% d/c for >6mos. W/in 2 yrs theres a 20% incr risk of fracture, higher (40%) after 2 yrs, but less in prev Fosamax Rx pts #EULAR2018 @RheumNow OP0017
13 Jun 2018 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: @Janetbirdope @RheumNow Especially if DXA hip osteoporosis.
13 Jun 2018 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: Minten. Low dose radiotherapy not effective for hand and knee OA. Patients randomised to low dose radiotherapy vs Sham…
13 Jun 2018 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: Zolendronic acid didn't significantly reduce cartilage volume loss, #knee pain or bone marrow lesion size in knee #osteoa…
04 Jun 2018 Social JBMR reports a single center study showing that among 53 severe osteoporosis patients treated w/ teriparitide, hypomagnesemia was seen in 36% - risk factors include older age and lower baseline Mg levels. Consider monitoring Mg https://t.co/NUKwHjWkq8
03 Jun 2018 Social FDA approves the combo drug Consensi (amlodipine and celecoxib) for Treatment of Hypertension and Osteoarthritis Pain - is this brilliant of an expensive brand of stupid? https://t.co/RZO0wOl6T8
25 May 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up! Hot news on CIRT, OP, MPO & what SLE will and wont do. Checkout podcast on iTUnes or here https://t.co/0vxHMCOfHD
25 May 2018 News Restless Sleep and Inactivity Intertwined in OA
22 May 2018 News FDA Approves Denosumab for Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
21 May 2018 Social The ration of BMD to BMI index predicts fracture risk - a new study 2225 obese pts presented at the 2018 annual American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) meeting. https://t.co/0FDJX8xx0t
17 May 2018 Social Osteoarthritis Initiative study of 1203 pts shows that running was not associated with worsening of knee pain or radiographic structural progression https://t.co/Y7UCTNMpKy
16 May 2018 Social Study from NYU and Emory shows that orders for MSK imaging were highest amongst Ortho Orthopedic surgery 37.6% (most knee imaging) Internal medicine 20.2% Family practice 14.8% Emergency medicine 7.9% Rheumatology 5.7% (most hand, 2nd in US) https://t.co/hcaIR5YjGv
16 May 2018 Social Every two min, someone in the US breaks their hip. May is National OP month; National Bone Health Alliance call for healthcare providers to spend two min each day & address the osteoporosis care gap https://t.co/J8GI3p20Rn
15 May 2018 Social RT @DanielHSolomon: FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Softening “Celebrex” Safety Labeling https://t.co/h0fnQMHBGl
13 May 2018 Social RT @bmj_latest: Vertebroplasty versus sham procedure for painful acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: A visual abstract of t…
09 May 2018 Social Australian RCT treated Trochanteric bursitis (glueal tendinopathy) w/ either education + exercise (EDX), steroid injx or "wait & see". EDX wins w/ better pain and global scores at wk 8 and better global scores at wk 52 (still less pain) https://t.co/eNky3xc9fW https://t.co/v6U8HRfqe0
08 May 2018 Social UK study of 1207 male ex-footballers & 4085 control pop. men shows knee osteoarthritis outcomes (knee pain, RKOA TKR) 2-3 times higher in male ex-footballers compared with men in the general population group https://t.co/FJQ34Dm84a
07 May 2018 Social Study of 5590 pt shows Low BMD levels were an independent predictor of mortality and when correlated with increasing coronary artery calcium scan scores showed a 2.8 to 14.3 fold higher risk of death. https://t.co/YSco0EftMb
04 May 2018 News Bisphosphonate Drug Holidays May Result in Fractures
26 Apr 2018 Social Study of 131 organizing pneumonia (OP) pts compared autoimmune related (AIRD-OP) to cryptogenic OP and found 2/3 of AIRD-OP presented w/ OP at Dz onset, had more severe lung Dz & higher recurrence rates; Associated with Sjogrens, PM/DM, RA. T https://t.co/uKTUFDYub4