Friday, 27 Mar 2020

Gout/Crystal

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23 Oct 2018 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: prevalence of gout in the hip may be underestimated, as shown in abstract #2240 by use of ultrasound @RheumNow #ACR18
25 May 2016 Social Allopurinol: (100-800 mg/d);Monitor CBC, LFTs, Creat, Eos. Serious interaction w/ AZA & 6MP. EtOH decreases effect https://t.co/8232u3pZDN
19 Nov 2015 Social As much as I dislike colchicine; results show colchicine in gout nets 49% lower CV & 73% less all-cause mortality https://t.co/EwRUC8RFS0
31 Jul 2019 Social NHANES analysis shows that higher serum uric acid (SUA) levels had a greater risk of coronary heart disease and stroke mortality (mainly women >50 years); but there was no link between SUA and all-cause and cancer mortality. https://t.co/UGNSiKsjQl
23 Feb 2018 Social RT @ARD_BMJ: Large study reveals the relationship between serum urate concentrations & clinically evident incident #gout. 15-year cumulativ…
25 Oct 2016 Social Metanalysis 3 RCTs shows starting allopurinol during acute gout attack does not increase pain or prolong attack. https://t.co/XU6CQxBTNU
12 Aug 2018 Social TheRheumNow week in review is up. Gout news, M vs F back pain, best maintenance therapy in AAV. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher or SoundCloud. https://t.co/cNiV2foNpC
11 Oct 2017 Social In 11 studies & 938 gout pts, the diagnostic accuracy of Ultrasound in Gout = sensitivity 65% and specificity of 89% https://t.co/pz04KKur5T
02 Sep 2015 Social Claims data shows incidence of Atrial Fib was 7.19 in gout & 5.87/1000PY in OA - 13-21% higher in Gout pts http://t.co/zJtypwLvpT #meded
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @DrPetryna: #eular18 @RheumNow ABST sat0358 Pts w/gout &T2DM have longer duration of gout (63 vs 41 mo), more likely to have tophi (37%…
29 May 2019 Social Risk factors for gouty tophi that ulcerate include: glucocorticoid overuse, tophi duration, and the number of tophi. Based on a chinese study of 105 tophaceous patients of whom 33 developed ulcerations https://t.co/rzYTFCb5jk
30 Nov 2019 Social RT @RheumatologyNet: Gout Attacks Intensify with Heart Failure #cardiovascular https://t.co/LxCw8sCv5P https://t.co/ZukMrWuaeF
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Patients aren’t getting to urate target in gout when treated with allopurinol. Are we using enough? #166 #ACR17 @Rheu…
27 Apr 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh Thats funny the Yanks and Brits are also claiming her as their own! She is a standout and a great authority on the #Gout
08 Nov 2017 Social RT @uptoTate: “Gout pts can have septic arthritis and sickle cell pts can have gout.” Dr J Cush Keep this in your sickle cell crisis Ddx. #…
21 Oct 2015 Social FDA reviews potential new gout drug Lesinurad (URAT-1 inhibitor) on friday. ULT for for use with allopurinol. https://t.co/tIXlgjQAOr
03 Jul 2019 Social RT @RheumNow: Dr. Peter Lipsky - 1 Million #Gout Patients & who cares for them. SAT0435 #EULAR2018 https://t.co/WfFR4tRf2p
20 Feb 2020 Social @philiprobinson has a nice metanalysis of Colchicine toxicity - 35 RCTs, 8659 pts. Incr risk of Diarrhea (17.9%; RR 2.4); GI events (17.6%; RR 1.7); Liver toxicity (1.9%; RR 1.6, ns); Muscle events (4.2%; RR 1.3, ns). no neuropathy, deaths, infections. https://t.co/3d9PmFCR9r
21 Nov 2018 Social 79 pts Ultrasound evidence of gout (tophus or double contour sign) @ knee or MTP1 were given ULT for 6 mos. Those achieving very low uric acid levels showed US decrease in tophus (r = 0.54) and double contour sign disappearance (r=−0.59) https://t.co/4W0EX8swDo
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @WIRheum: Allopurinol vs Febuxostat in Dementia. Yes you read that right! Jas Singh et al abs 2076 #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/2SPTrNK…