Friday, 15 Nov 2019


Date Typesort ascending Title Save
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
10 Oct 2018 Social CONTACT (Colchicine or Naproxen TX for Acute Gout) presented at the British Society of Rheum Mtg - 399 OL study finds equivalent responses betw Nap & Col, but trends favoring naproxen for lower early pain scores, side effects, less rescue pain meds
27 Apr 2016 Social Erosive polyarthritis a RARE presentation of hydroxyapatite deposition Dz. More common is calcific periarthritis
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Both generic and environmental factors influence the fractional excretion of uric acid #ACR17 @RheumNow #2061 https://…
14 May 2018 Social UAB to lead the RECIPE trial in gout - a phase II trial to evaluate the utility of background mycophenolate (MMF) in patient receiving IV pegloticase injection for gout. Presumeably the MMF will block any interferring immunogenicity to PEG.
26 Oct 2018 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: Pegloticase is clearly our most important agent in Pts with high uric Acid burdens - it’s Achilles heal is immunogenicity…
01 Dec 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh @reinmd77 I start all new ULT (allopurinol, febuxostat) with either 5mg pred or NSAID (Never Colchicine). No flares IMHO
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…
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
23 Mar 2017 Social 3 US features of GOUT: double contour sign, tophus (hyperechoic aggregates), “snowstorm” of MSU aggregates
31 Aug 2016 Social Canadian data same as US; #RA hosp. cut in half while #Gout hospitalizations have doubled
30 May 2017 Social British Soc.Rheumatology releases new guideline for Rx of gout; noting curative ULT must be offered to all pts early
05 Oct 2016 Social Systematic review of gout shows that allopurinol Rx significantly lowers systolic & diastolic BP & creatinine levels
07 Dec 2017 Social Systematic review of ULT discontinuation - 5 studies shows that ULT D/C has good short term outcomes (esp if SUA is low) but delayed relapse rates occcuring 1-4.5 yrs later - more in gout (36-81%), less w/ urolithiasis (15%).
13 Jul 2018 Social 5 year analysis of gout descriptors from 549 articles looked at 11 basic Dz elements & 343 unique labels, most being imprecise. An acute attack was represented by 162 unique labels w/ 1/3 articles referring to this element used at least four unique labels
04 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: FORTUNE1: stepwise ⬆️ of Uloric dose comparable to colchicine+Uloric in flare prevention during intro Rx…
13 May 2015 Social NonAlcoholic fatty liver dz signif lower w/ regular low dose ASA; but higher w/ hyperuricemia
13 Feb 2018 Social Systematic review of DECT Scanning in Gout included 32 articles & 1502 pts. DECT takes little time and has low radiation exposure but limited availability. It showed Sensitivity & Specificity > 80%. Dx performance was better than Xray, CT, equal to US
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: How do you approach your hyperuricemia pts? #ACR17 @RheumNow