Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019

Gout/Crystal

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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. #…
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
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
11 Oct 2017 Social In 11 studies & 938 gout pts, the diagnostic accuracy of Ultrasound in Gout = sensitivity 65% and specificity of 89% https://t.co/pz04KKur5T
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
03 Jul 2019 Social RT @RheumNow: Dr. Peter Lipsky - 1 Million #Gout Patients & who cares for them. SAT0435 #EULAR2018 https://t.co/WfFR4tRf2p
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
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
20 Jul 2018 Social Dr. Jas Singh reports a significant increase of age-related macular degeneration-AMD in gout pts (20.1 gout vs 11.7 /1000 Pt Yrs = HZ 1.39) based of a 5% Medicare sampling https://t.co/daIVYdXXTH
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
16 Feb 2017 Social 5yr study of inpatient gout flares - predictors include GI Bleed, urinary catheter or Abx use. #RWCS2017 by Dr Orri… https://t.co/uup3sbK8Hd
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
19 Apr 2019 Social RheumNow Podcast is Up! Eat Your Veggies and more about drug prices, gout, tapering, PSS mortality, insoles, Temporal arter bx & more. https://t.co/3gmVISUv9E or listen to the podcast on iTunes or SoundCloud here>> https://t.co/URNYnLd7Yi
11 Sep 2018 Social Gout is associated with a higher risk of hearing loss in older adults, A 5% random sample of Medicare 2006–2012, shows incidence hearing impairment to be higher in people with gout (16.9 vs. non-gout 8.7 per 1000PY). HR=1.44 https://t.co/mD9ihPcPVh