Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Gout/Crystal

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29 Mar 2018 Social Why would anyone treat gout with colchicine when steroids & NSAIDs are fast, dirt cheap, more practical & safer than colchicine? Colchicine has given us thousands of years of GI distress & diarrhea now at a ridiculously high cost!
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @Janetbirdope: #GAMECHANGER uncontrolled gout is associated with more heart failure so treat gout effectively. #acr17 @rheumnow #1119 ht…
16 Sep 2019 Social Review of 24 guidance papers on gouts shows agreement over T2T fo ruric acid level and long-term controlindications for urate-lowering therapy 1st line drugs acute attack. Inconsistent were the initiation of ULT & Rx of asymptomatic hyperuricemia. https://t.co/j6v2Jp8L9t
23 Oct 2018 Social Filming now: our gout panel with these terrific people. We'll post it up tonight on https://t.co/X7Lh9aCbYf. #gout #ACR18 https://t.co/45xhhGs31t
25 Nov 2015 Social Danish population study shows 7127 people on allopurinol have 11% less CV mortality and 32% all cause mortality https://t.co/rbtXku8QYA
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @Janetbirdope: A sore toe can kill you! Danish population study excluded past cancers and found pts with goit had mor cancer. Lymphoma c…
25 Jan 2019 Social Using the 1998-2014 U.S. National Inpatient Sample- gout was associated with 9-20% higher healthcare utilization and 6% higher hazard of transfusion after primary hip replacement surgery. https://t.co/cSFnVJiX8s
26 Aug 2016 Social Gout patients have a 17% increased risk of fractures ( limbs & spine). Interestingly allopurinol use lowers risk https://t.co/LwXQyZ1VcO
13 Mar 2017 Social In 2002, there was 3.9 million outpatient visits for #Gout - only 1.3% were to rheumatologists. https://t.co/r5PRddtNfY
18 Dec 2017 Social Check out Dr. Ken Saags #ACR17 video on the Triple study - how a tolerizing dose of pegloticase makes it safer and more tolerable! https://t.co/YwJtO2LVp7
25 Oct 2016 Social Rheumatoid nodules almost never ulcerate; but gout tophi DO! Risk factors age, tophus size & no protective sensation https://t.co/kmsnNlRBF2
31 Jul 2018 Social NLRP3 inflammasome-associated diseases (Gout, RA) could be regulated by inhibitors of CMPK2, produced after engagement of Toll receptors, CMPK2 needed for synthesis of mitochondrial DNA that drives NLRP3 activity and IL-1. https://t.co/UDtPOsjSyr
01 Aug 2015 Social 81 arthritis pts (1/2 w/ gout) were studied w/ DECT scans. DECT had sensitivity of 90% and specificity of 83%. http://t.co/fL6t7zFPmY
24 Jul 2017 Social Discrepancy between ultrasound and DECT quantification of urate tophi in gout joints; lower sensitivity w/ DECT https://t.co/RL5Vkq6GSz
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #EULAR2019 Come hear the latest on gout! Room N103 16:15-17:45 today. Risk:Exciting new genetics, occupational hazard, diet…
23 Feb 2018 Social Gout management by UK Rheums conform to guidelines, yet ~45% reach target SUA<6.0. Study of 4343 Gout pts; 82% M; 13% crystal-proven. 29% stopped diuretic, 76% on ULT; prophylaxis was co-prescribed for 94%. https://t.co/G2HDF0wO2h
16 Sep 2018 Social 10 yr study - 581 gout vs 598 OA pts shows gout with a lower risk of colorectal cancer (0.8% vs 3.7%). https://t.co/xPbj1iEGDs Other studies have shown increased overall Cancer risk in gout https://t.co/RDaDhm5V31
07 Oct 2015 Social The price of generics more than doubled in 1/7 generics. Colchicine price rose 2000% w/ FDA new safety policies. http://t.co/wcFKfBAYz6
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: DASH diet lowering urate in specific subgroups #ACR17 @rheumnow https://t.co/boEc3UKsny
31 Jul 2019 Social Observational study of 124 gouty patients with high cholesterol & triglycerides treated with ULT (febuxostat, allopurinol, benzbromarone) showed that ULT significantly lowered SUA and lipid levels too. https://t.co/JSdh3TRTX3