Friday, 27 Mar 2020


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23 Oct 2018 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: prevalence of gout in the hip may be underestimated, as shown in abstract #2240 by use of ultrasound @RheumNow #ACR18
25 May 2016 Social Allopurinol: (100-800 mg/d);Monitor CBC, LFTs, Creat, Eos. Serious interaction w/ AZA & 6MP. EtOH decreases effect
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 #…
05 Oct 2015 Social OMERACT defines Ultrasound elementary lesions for #Gout; double contour sign, tophus, aggregates, & erosions
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.
19 Nov 2015 Social As much as I dislike colchicine; results show colchicine in gout nets 49% lower CV & 73% less all-cause mortality
16 Sep 2016 Social Long-term colchicine may be associated with lower rates of MI, but higher rates of GI adverse events.
08 Nov 2017 Social RT @uptoTate: “Gout pts can have septic arthritis and sickle cell pts can have gout.” Dr J Cush Keep this in your sickle cell crisis Ddx. #…
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.
30 Nov 2019 Social RT @RheumatologyNet: Gout Attacks Intensify with Heart Failure #cardiovascular
11 Oct 2017 Social In 11 studies & 938 gout pts, the diagnostic accuracy of Ultrasound in Gout = sensitivity 65% and specificity of 89%
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
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.
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.
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: 2020 DRAFT ACR #gout Clinical Guidelines strongly recommend setting a serum urate goal and an active strategy to reach that…
20 Feb 2020 Social @philiprobinson has a nice metanalysis of Colchicine toxicity - 35 RCTs, 8659 pts. Incr risk of Diarrhea (17.9%; RR 2.4); GI events (17.6%; RR 1.7); Liver toxicity (1.9%; RR 1.6, ns); Muscle events (4.2%; RR 1.3, ns). no neuropathy, deaths, infections.
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…
27 Apr 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh Thats funny the Yanks and Brits are also claiming her as their own! She is a standout and a great authority on the #Gout
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @WIRheum: Allopurinol vs Febuxostat in Dementia. Yes you read that right! Jas Singh et al abs 2076 #ACR17 @RheumNow…
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