Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020


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18 Mar 2019 Social Nice comprehensive full read review of the Diagnosis and Management of Paget's Disease of Bone in Adults: A Clinical Guideline from the JBMR.
15 Mar 2019 Social 2,933 adults >50 yrs went to the ER with a new vertebral fracture (2008-2014) but 98% did not have a DXA in 2yrs before and 1 yr after; and only 7% started OP Rx; In the ensuing 2 yrs, 38% developed another Fx
12 Mar 2019 News Tramadol May be Associated with Increased Mortality in Osteoarthritis
12 Mar 2019 Social Osteoarthritis Initiative shows weight loss (>5% BMI) in obese and overweight persons resulted in a lower risk of knee cartilage loss assessed by MRI after 8 yrs; results only seen in diet only or diet + exercise pts.
12 Mar 2019 Social 24 mos results show, that in steroid treated pts, denosumab SC is superior to po risedronate at increasing spine and hip bone mineral density (BMD); adverse events and Fracture rates were similar in both groups
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.
02 Mar 2019 Social QD Clinic - A Torn Meniscus? | RheumNow - What best predicts a torn meniscus or need for MRI & Referral
01 Mar 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - A Torn Meniscus?
27 Feb 2019 Social Metanalysis of 18 studies shows individuals with mult-site pain have a higher future risk for FALLS (OR = 1.74 (95%CI 1.57–1.93)). For high-quality studies, multisite pain pts have double the odds of a future falls.
25 Feb 2019 Social Taiwanese insurance claims data study shows that Sjogrens syndrome patients (n=13398) have increased risk of osteonecrosis of jaw compared to 54K controls (0.08%vs0.03%, p=0.017) & also bisphosphonate ONJ (adjusted HR=7.9, p<0.001).
19 Feb 2019 News TKR - One or Two at a Time?
19 Feb 2019 Social Review of 541,744 total knee replacement (TKR) in Australia (1999-2017) finds lower revision rates in RA vs. OA, but increased risk of infection in RA (esp. males)
18 Feb 2019 News Older Men Less Likely to be Assessed and Treated for Osteoporosis
18 Feb 2019 News Hip Replacements Lasting 25 Years
15 Feb 2019 Social RT @EBRheum: Good morning from #RWCS2019! Year in Review #1: HCQ doesn't work for hand OA, so stop using it! Jack Cush @RheumNow has talke…
14 Feb 2019 Social JBMR reports that women with single & multiple fractures (hip, spine, ribs) strongly negatively impacts the HRQL of older people over a prolonged period, and that they may not recover their prefracture QOL.
04 Feb 2019 News Opioid Use in Osteoarthritis Varies by State
31 Jan 2019 Social RCT of Vitamin D in 379 elderly UK adults aged ≥70 y (48% women) give either 12,000 IU, 24,000 IU, or 48,000 IU. There was no ΔBMD, but parathyroid hormone decreased in all 3 groups (significantly betw 48,000 and 12,000-IU groups (P < 0.01).
29 Jan 2019 Social 2014-2015 study of 750K from Southern Sweden shows 24% of OA patients used opioids (2 fold higher than those without knee or hip OA).
29 Jan 2019 News Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Shown to Be Ineffective