Thursday, 20 Feb 2020


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16 Feb 2017 Social 5yr study of inpatient gout flares - predictors include GI Bleed, urinary catheter or Abx use. #RWCS2017 by Dr Orri…
11 Dec 2017 Social Hyperuricemia seen in 32% of 1019 gout clinic pts and assoc. w/ d longer Dz duration, higher PASI scores, more comorbidities (CVD, MI, CHF, CRF), more nephrolithiasis, higher creatinine; but only 11 (3.4%) had gout.
20 Jul 2018 Social Dr. Jas Singh reports a significant increase of age-related macular degeneration-AMD in gout pts (20.1 gout vs 11.7 /1000 Pt Yrs = HZ 1.39) based of a 5% Medicare sampling
03 Aug 2016 Social RT @_connectedcare: Looks & sounds like gout but it's Pseudogout. Repost
20 Feb 2018 Social Theres nearly a 2 fold higher risk of dementia in the elderly with hyperuricemia.
11 Sep 2018 Social Gout is associated with a higher risk of hearing loss in older adults, A 5% random sample of Medicare 2006–2012, shows incidence hearing impairment to be higher in people with gout (16.9 vs. non-gout 8.7 per 1000PY). HR=1.44
31 Aug 2017 Social RT @pg_saavedra: Acute #gout treatment algorithm by Mayo Clinics #GoutFlare #AcuteGout @RheumPearls @RheumNow @ACRheum @RheumJnl https://t.…
10 Oct 2018 Social CONTACT (Colchicine or Naproxen TX for Acute Gout) presented at the British Society of Rheum Mtg - 399 OL study finds equivalent responses betw Nap & Col, but trends favoring naproxen for lower early pain scores, side effects, less rescue pain meds
29 Nov 2019 Social Crossreactivity events between allopurinol rashes and febuxostat are very low
16 Nov 2016 Social RT @rachelthuston: Mygoutcare - online educational resource for gout pts. #ACR16 @RheumNow
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Many many gout patients who are uncontrolled in the US. Need to get them on Rx #ACR17 #168 @RheumNow…
14 May 2018 Social UAB to lead the RECIPE trial in gout - a phase II trial to evaluate the utility of background mycophenolate (MMF) in patient receiving IV pegloticase injection for gout. Presumeably the MMF will block any interferring immunogenicity to PEG.
26 Oct 2018 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: Pegloticase is clearly our most important agent in Pts with high uric Acid burdens - it’s Achilles heal is immunogenicity…
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Both generic and environmental factors influence the fractional excretion of uric acid #ACR17 @RheumNow #2061 https://…
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @DrPetryna: #eular18 @RheumNow ABST sat0357 only 51.7% of pts compliant with ULT ( allopurinol&uloric predominantly) after 1 year. The m…
22 Feb 2019 Social FDAhas added a boxed warning to the label for gout drug febuxostat (Uloric) based on results of a large postmarketing safety study and AAC panel Recs. FDA concluded that there is an increased risk for death with febuxostat compared allopurinol
27 Apr 2016 Social Erosive polyarthritis a RARE presentation of hydroxyapatite deposition Dz. More common is calcific periarthritis
20 Apr 2015 Social Allopurinol reviewed at RheumaKnowledgy  via @Rheumnow
08 Aug 2019 Social Internet based study by Choi et al - looked at 517 gout patients and examined if gout flares were associated with vaccination. They found a twofold higher odds of gout flare (adjusted OR 1.99; 95% CI 1.01 to 3.89 in those who were vaccinated (any vaccine).
01 Dec 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh @reinmd77 I start all new ULT (allopurinol, febuxostat) with either 5mg pred or NSAID (Never Colchicine). No flares IMHO