Friday, 13 Sep 2019

Gout/Crystal

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06 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Patients aren’t getting to urate target in gout when treated with allopurinol. Are we using enough? #166 #ACR17 @Rheu…
20 Aug 2019 Social 87 #Gout patients treated with ULT and followed with serial Xrays and DECT scanning shows that lowering uric acid in a T2T strategy did not change xray over 2 years, but did show significantly less urate erosions by DECT. https://t.co/XRwkyyI4lr
21 Nov 2018 Social 79 pts Ultrasound evidence of gout (tophus or double contour sign) @ knee or MTP1 were given ULT for 6 mos. Those achieving very low uric acid levels showed US decrease in tophus (r = 0.54) and double contour sign disappearance (r=−0.59) https://t.co/4W0EX8swDo
08 Jan 2018 Social Estimates suggest 8.3 million Gout pts in US; Another recent market estimates claims that worldwide 2016, there were 34.0 million prevalent cases of gout and forecasts and increase to 37.9 million by 2025. https://t.co/U868kzdvug
02 Sep 2015 Social Claims data shows incidence of Atrial Fib was 7.19 in gout & 5.87/1000PY in OA - 13-21% higher in Gout pts http://t.co/zJtypwLvpT #meded
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @WIRheum: Allopurinol vs Febuxostat in Dementia. Yes you read that right! Jas Singh et al abs 2076 #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/2SPTrNK…
27 Dec 2016 Social Takeda 2 yr study of 314 early #gout pts showed less acute flares w/ Uloric vs PBO (29% v 41%), but not in 1st 6mos. https://t.co/0537UXnZG7
21 Oct 2015 Social FDA reviews potential new gout drug Lesinurad (URAT-1 inhibitor) on friday. ULT for for use with allopurinol. https://t.co/tIXlgjQAOr
16 Sep 2016 Social Long-term colchicine may be associated with lower rates of MI, but higher rates of GI adverse events. https://t.co/KtuOonOMci
31 Mar 2017 Social Large US claims national database, current allopurinol use was assoc w/ 37% fewer CV events in gout & diabetes pts https://t.co/uE7KDxRnGC
29 May 2019 Social Risk factors for gouty tophi that ulcerate include: glucocorticoid overuse, tophi duration, and the number of tophi. Based on a chinese study of 105 tophaceous patients of whom 33 developed ulcerations https://t.co/rzYTFCb5jk
21 Nov 2016 Social Israeli population study shows RA pts have 72% increase gout risk (1.6% of all RA) - real or mis-Dx? Latter says I https://t.co/7GcGEYqv9i
12 Aug 2018 Social TheRheumNow week in review is up. Gout news, M vs F back pain, best maintenance therapy in AAV. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher or SoundCloud. https://t.co/cNiV2foNpC
18 May 2015 Social Review of Losartan shows its uricosuric, can lower Uric acid ~1.6 mg/dl & may be useful in HTN w/ hyperuricemia http://t.co/xixudrz6Hl
28 Mar 2016 Social Metanalysis suggests febuxostat is more effective than allopurinol @SUA<6 (71% v 44%) & decreasing SUA (45% v 34%) https://t.co/grbABpgFy5
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Double contour sign - earliest sign of uric acid deposition obs in asymptomatic gout pts. #ACR17 @RheumNow #250 https://t…
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>> https://t.co/gZRJ2eHCqB or listen on iTunes or SoundCloud>> https://t.co/x6mCEqg6gU
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @DrPetryna: Abst L01 Risk of CV events in gout pts on XOI higher in pts with preexisting CVD: 16 events w/prior CV (23.2%), vs 6 w/no pr…
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. https://t.co/vK6DEqmZe8
18 May 2016 Social Reviews of US/UK newspapers finds social embarrassment w/ gout in 24% of articles & Jokes or humor to gout in 26%. https://t.co/HANZqmMyUP