Friday, 28 Feb 2020


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24 Feb 2020 News Hyperuricemia Predisposes to Coronary Artery Disease in Men
24 Feb 2020 ACR Video QD Clinic - My Acute Gout
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.
11 Feb 2020 News Hypersensitivity Reactions and Gout Tx: Watch the Dose
10 Feb 2020 ACR Video QD Clinic - The Reluctant Rheumatologist & Pegloticase
06 Feb 2020 Social Analysis of 30 synovial fluid samples (12 MSU, 18 CPPD); Gout crystals were ID at room temp (92%) & refrigerated (100%) for 7 days; CPPD crystals were less durable at room temperature (67%) after 7d; w/ less reduction when refrigerated in heparin tubes.
24 Jan 2020 ACR Video QD Clinic - Bugs vs Crystals
22 Jan 2020 Social Population based study of ~72K chinese people shows that the DASH diet was assoc with significantly (30%) lower risk of hyperuricemia - more pronounced among older people (≥50 y), women and physically inactive (<0.01 for all). #Gout
14 Jan 2020 News Diabetics using SGLT2 Inhibitors have a lower Gout Risk
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).
01 Jan 2020 Social Can Febuxostat be given to Allopurinol Hypersensitivity? Such pts not included in registrations trials; yet many literature reports of no toxicity & rare cross-Rxn; PI says ULORIC indicated w/ intolerance to allopurinol or when allopurinol Tx not advisable
28 Dec 2019 Social RT @Tuhina_Neogi: Should we keep our patients with #gout on colchicine indefinitely (if no contraindications/intolerances) for their higher…
18 Dec 2019 Social In Southern Sweden, the prevalence of non-gout crystal arthropathy (>1/3 of which was CPPD) is 0.23%, w/ meage of 71 yrs, more in men and increases w/ age. The incidence is 21.5 (19–25) cases/100,000 persons.
17 Dec 2019 News A Role for SGLT2 Inhibition in Gout?
13 Dec 2019 News Predicting Inpatient Gout Flares
12 Dec 2019 Social Caltech researchers developed a wearable sensor that detects & monitors uric acid levels. Shown to be elevated in both gout patients and normals after purine rich meals. Cool technology thats still a long way from commercial use.
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.
03 Dec 2019 Social RT @ACRheum: ACR/ARP 2019 attendees get “sneak preview” of updated gout clinical practice guideline → #ACR19
30 Nov 2019 Social RT @RheumatologyNet: Gout Attacks Intensify with Heart Failure #cardiovascular
29 Nov 2019 Social I didn’t realize how fast Pegloticase works. Assuming the urate burden of a gout patient, Pegloticase can degrade all the urate in the body over 5-40 days! #ACR19 3S050 Lipsky @_connectedcare