Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

Gout/Crystal

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11 Sep 2019 Social UK Clinical Practice Database compared 68,897 gout pts vs 554,964 without gout, showing gout doubles risk of (8.5/1000PY vs 4.1/1000PY w/o gout). Risk highest with ESRD. Gout did not increase CKD related deaths. https://t.co/oHpxa3ybVK
04 Dec 2019 Social Ultrasound study of 980 #gout pts finds Bone erosions were seen in 44%, with 78.4% of these found in the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. Independent predictors include age, duration of gout, tophi, US synovitis and and joint effusion. https://t.co/LxjgfM29Xd
20 Oct 2017 Social Review of 10 wt loss intervention trials in obese or overweight gout pts - 6/8 showed Wt loss reduces attacks. https://t.co/pfEAoWwdIR
23 Oct 2015 Social FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee votes 10-4 in favor of Lesinurad (+XOI) for hyperuricemia/gout; despite safety concerns over renal effects
09 May 2016 Social @RheumConsultant This is yet another study showing that allopurinol use lowers CV risk in gout & hyperuricemic pts. https://t.co/JqXanoXdfF
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @philipcrobinson: The draft 2020 ACR #gout guidelines were presented at the last slot of the meeting. Big changes for ULT initiation #AC…
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @KDAO2011: Dr D Solomon #ACR17 @rheumnow YR in Review DASH diet (see photo) decrease gout risk https://t.co/rNWszhrAD9 https://t.co/PKCP…
01 Feb 2018 Social In the last 25 years the number of patients with gout increased by 30% in the Nordic countries. https://t.co/nZ9ranWdlV
03 Feb 2016 Social Methotrexate had no benefit in a small crossover trial in pts w/ chronic Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease https://t.co/MZwe8DmAPK
04 Jul 2016 Social RT @MarkHankins1: @RheumNow and ask yourself, "Am I part of the disease or of the cure?" - Coldplay
01 May 2015 Social Prednisone safe for symptomatic hyperuricaemic patients with Cardiac Failure & Hypertension Editorial #rheumedu http://www.jrheum.org/content/42/5/739.full …
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Kaplan-Meier curve; not for death… but for developing gout by serum urate concentration #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/…
21 Sep 2016 Social Nurses Health Study shows women w/ gout have 38% increased risk hip fractures. https://t.co/MxZeMA5Tho
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #Gout and #genetics at #EULAR2019. New data on genes linked to sUA regulation and leading-edge genetics on conversion from #…
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
30 Jul 2015 Social High risk CHF pts w/ hyperuricemia- treatment w/ allopurinol failed to improve outcomes, QOL, ejection fraction http://t.co/Z6H0MaKZYi
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
05 Oct 2015 Social OMERACT defines Ultrasound elementary lesions for #Gout; double contour sign, tophus, aggregates, & erosions http://t.co/hxW00Vvrjv
07 Apr 2016 Social Magnitude of visceral fat and liver fat loads are independently associated with hyperuricemia. https://t.co/bjplIDJAHz
02 Jan 2020 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). https://t.co/dSkG6d1ay5