Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019


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14 Jun 2016 Social Tophaceous gout occurs after >10yrs & found on ear helix, fingers, toes, wrists knees, olecranon Achilles & sclera
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…
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Both generic and environmental factors influence the fractional excretion of uric acid #ACR17 @RheumNow #2061 https://…
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
31 Aug 2016 Social Canadian data same as US; #RA hosp. cut in half while #Gout hospitalizations have doubled
08 Nov 2017 Social Pegloticase subanalyses show that IV Peg significantly lowers blood pressure, but only in the responders! (WATCH TH…
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
19 Jun 2018 Social Using medicare claims data, Singh & Cleveland show that elderly >65 yrs gout pts have a risk of MI = 4.1 per 1000 PYs and is 2 fold higher than those without gout.
16 Nov 2016 Social RT @rachelthuston: Mygoutcare - online educational resource for gout pts. #ACR16 @RheumNow
23 Mar 2017 Social 3 US features of GOUT: double contour sign, tophus (hyperechoic aggregates), “snowstorm” of MSU aggregates
20 Apr 2015 Social Allopurinol reviewed at RheumaKnowledgy  via @Rheumnow
31 Mar 2018 Social RT @Rheuma_suffolk: @RonanTKavanagh @psufka @Dr_BoAbrahamsen Just reading on #gout and found this gem of a paragraph about good practice in…
04 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: FORTUNE1: stepwise ⬆️ of Uloric dose comparable to colchicine+Uloric in flare prevention during intro Rx…
16 Jul 2019 Social ER study from 2015-17 shows that among 456 #gout patients, 28.3%) received opioid at discharge; 80% of these were new. Average dose was 38mg morphine equivalent for a median of 8 days - more likely w/ polyarticular gout, hx diabetes & hx prior opioids
17 May 2016 Social Gout prevalencein NIDDM is ~10%; Those w/ both likely to be elderly, men, obese, high lipids, neuropathy w/ Low GFR
13 Jun 2018 Social Dr Solomons plenary session on CANTOS substudy in @risk CVD pts shows Canakinumab lowered the risk of acute gout attacks by 50-60%, lowered hsCRP but not SUA levels. #EULAR2018 @RheumNow OP0014
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: How do you approach your hyperuricemia pts? #ACR17 @RheumNow
03 Jan 2019 Social Analysis of pegloticase clinical trial data shows that tophus resolution was achieved by 69.6% of 23 responders, 27.9% of 43 nonresponders, and 14.3% of 21 patients who received placebo. Resolution time = 9.9 mos.
02 Oct 2015 Social Cactus Registry of 3079 #Gout pts, more than 1/2 have obesity, HTN, Hi-Lipids. Mean entry urate = 8.7 mg/dl