Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Gout/Crystal

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22 Sep 2016 Social Pegloticase failure linked to PEG Abs - may be improved/tolerated by concomitant Imuran - interesting case report https://t.co/9j5EaBlq3B
23 Sep 2015 Social High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages causes higher serum urate levels, but only in those with high BMI http://t.co/yHJSKrx3gl
07 Jul 2018 Social RT @jesdaile: Up to 70% of people with gout, the most common inflammatory arthritis, don't take the pills prescribed that can completely co…
12 Dec 2019 Social Caltech researchers developed a wearable sensor that detects & monitors uric acid levels. Shown to be elevated in both gout patients and normals after purine rich meals. Cool technology thats still a long way from commercial use. https://t.co/jeLfb1Vbz0 https://t.co/TMVkIGPWE1
17 Apr 2018 Social Using the 2012 ACR gout guidelines, an ACR working group developed new quality measures for gout: 1) evaluating indications for ULT; 2) monitoring serum urate; 3)treat-to-target outcome. But only 32%-58% of pts achieve these; thus room for improvement! https://t.co/6YGFRktVMS
25 Nov 2015 Social Danish population study shows 7127 people on allopurinol have 11% less CV mortality and 32% all cause mortality https://t.co/rbtXku8QYA
16 Sep 2018 Social 10 yr study - 581 gout vs 598 OA pts shows gout with a lower risk of colorectal cancer (0.8% vs 3.7%). https://t.co/xPbj1iEGDs Other studies have shown increased overall Cancer risk in gout https://t.co/RDaDhm5V31
13 Mar 2017 Social In 2002, there was 3.9 million outpatient visits for #Gout - only 1.3% were to rheumatologists. https://t.co/r5PRddtNfY
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @Janetbirdope: A sore toe can kill you! Danish population study excluded past cancers and found pts with goit had mor cancer. Lymphoma c…
23 Oct 2018 Social Filming now: our gout panel with these terrific people. We'll post it up tonight on https://t.co/X7Lh9aCbYf. #gout #ACR18 https://t.co/45xhhGs31t
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #EULAR2019 Come hear the latest on gout! Room N103 16:15-17:45 today. Risk:Exciting new genetics, occupational hazard, diet…
24 Jul 2017 Social Discrepancy between ultrasound and DECT quantification of urate tophi in gout joints; lower sensitivity w/ DECT https://t.co/RL5Vkq6GSz
25 Jan 2019 Social Using the 1998-2014 U.S. National Inpatient Sample- gout was associated with 9-20% higher healthcare utilization and 6% higher hazard of transfusion after primary hip replacement surgery. https://t.co/cSFnVJiX8s
31 Jul 2019 Social Observational study of 124 gouty patients with high cholesterol & triglycerides treated with ULT (febuxostat, allopurinol, benzbromarone) showed that ULT significantly lowered SUA and lipid levels too. https://t.co/JSdh3TRTX3
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: DASH diet lowering urate in specific subgroups #ACR17 @rheumnow https://t.co/boEc3UKsny
18 Dec 2017 Social Check out Dr. Ken Saags #ACR17 video on the Triple study - how a tolerizing dose of pegloticase makes it safer and more tolerable! https://t.co/YwJtO2LVp7
26 Aug 2016 Social Gout patients have a 17% increased risk of fractures ( limbs & spine). Interestingly allopurinol use lowers risk https://t.co/LwXQyZ1VcO
01 Aug 2015 Social 81 arthritis pts (1/2 w/ gout) were studied w/ DECT scans. DECT had sensitivity of 90% and specificity of 83%. http://t.co/fL6t7zFPmY
21 Nov 2019 Social The draft 2020 ACR #gout guidelines were presented at the last slot of the meeting. Big changes for ULT initiation #ACR19 @philipcrobinson [Slides attached] https://t.co/4g3YUlm7Sa
23 Feb 2018 Social Gout management by UK Rheums conform to guidelines, yet ~45% reach target SUA<6.0. Study of 4343 Gout pts; 82% M; 13% crystal-proven. 29% stopped diuretic, 76% on ULT; prophylaxis was co-prescribed for 94%. https://t.co/G2HDF0wO2h