Friday, 21 Feb 2020


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03 Aug 2016 Social RT @_connectedcare: Looks & sounds like gout but it's Pseudogout. Repost
21 Jul 2019 Social The RheumNow Podcast is up! Discussions on MDA-5 Abs & DM; gout & narcotics; IA capsaicin in OA; and ADA vs UPA. Watch here>> or listen on iTunes or SoundCloud>>
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @cgytz: Hyperuricemia is strongly associated with hypertension #ACR17
20 Feb 2018 Social Theres nearly a 2 fold higher risk of dementia in the elderly with hyperuricemia.
09 Oct 2016 Social Systematic review of gout shows that allopurinol Rx significantly lowers systolic & diastolic BP & creatinine levels
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
20 Apr 2015 Social Allopurinol reviewed at RheumaKnowledgy  via @Rheumnow
01 Dec 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh @reinmd77 I start all new ULT (allopurinol, febuxostat) with either 5mg pred or NSAID (Never Colchicine). No flares IMHO
05 Mar 2019 Social An Internet survey of 320 physician-diagnosed #gout pts finds that 23% diagnosed as having a sleep disorder (sleep apnea, 17%). Their mean sleep time was 6.7 h per night; 86% reported snoring during sleep and 2/3 reported feeling sleepy during the day
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @EBRheum: All the NEW Clinical Practice Guidelines for GOUT! 1. Allopurinol is 1st line 2. Start ULT during flare! 3. No tx for asympt…
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.
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
23 Mar 2017 Social 3 US features of GOUT: double contour sign, tophus (hyperechoic aggregates), “snowstorm” of MSU aggregates
27 Apr 2016 Social Erosive polyarthritis a RARE presentation of hydroxyapatite deposition Dz. More common is calcific periarthritis
29 Nov 2019 Social Crossreactivity events between allopurinol rashes and febuxostat are very low
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…
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…
31 Aug 2017 Social RT @pg_saavedra: Acute #gout treatment algorithm by Mayo Clinics #GoutFlare #AcuteGout @RheumPearls @RheumNow @ACRheum @RheumJnl https://t.…
08 Nov 2017 Social Pegloticase subanalyses show that IV Peg significantly lowers blood pressure, but only in the responders! (WATCH TH…
14 Jun 2016 Social Tophaceous gout occurs after >10yrs & found on ear helix, fingers, toes, wrists knees, olecranon Achilles & sclera