Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Gout/Crystal

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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
26 Apr 2019 Social Comparing nearly 230,000 Taiwanese with and without gout shows gout pts have more psoriasis (1.6% vs 1.1%; adjusted OR 1.30; 1.20-1.42) and psoriatic arthritis (0.3% v 0.1%; aOR 2.50; 1.95-3.22). https://t.co/c1ZVy5E6vk
01 May 2019 News Omega-3 Rich Fish Lowers Gout Flares
02 May 2019 News Ideal Outcomes are Seldom Achieved in Gout
10 May 2019 Social Initiating Urate Lowering Therapy (ULT) in 75 #Gout patients was associated with a 48% gout flare rate (within 3 mos of ULT). Risk factors include CRP >30mg/L, no prophylaxis (NSAID, colchicine) https://t.co/0oqnMgNVzX
15 May 2019 News Less Structural Damage with T2T in Gout
16 May 2019 Social Medicare analysis shows Gout patients are twice as likely to have chronic pain (HR 2.02; 95% CI 1.98-2.05) and use of allopurinol or febuxostat was associated with a lower risk of chronic pain (HR 0.72-0.79) https://t.co/xW5rVPyC69
16 May 2019 News Coexistent Gout Increases Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
17 May 2019 Social DECT is most accurate in diagnosing established gout - review of 10 studies shows a pooled (95% CI) sensitivity of 0.81 (0.77, 0.86) and specificity of 0.91 (0.85, 0.95), respectively. W/ short disease duration (⩽6 wks), sensitivity 0.55 and spec 0.89 https://t.co/DOdejOZGcv
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
31 May 2019 Social Korean National Health Insurance data compared the risk of CV events in 39,640 gout pts starting allopurinol or febuxostat. MACE incidence was 1.89 vs 1.84/100PY (HR 1.09; 0.90, 1.32) Thus, no significant difference in CV risk with these agents in Asians https://t.co/l316siAqd8
03 Jun 2019 News Despite Gout Numbers and Flares, Allopurinol is Underutilized
04 Jun 2019 Social UK Clinical Practice Database matched 62,234 pts with and without gout showing more venous thromboembolic events in gout (0.373 vs 0.27 per 100 Pt-yrs) (aHR 1.25, 95% CI 1.15–1.35) - not affected by ULT & not significant while in hospital (aHR 1.01) https://t.co/XrInEwckez
06 Jun 2019 Social The overall prevalence of gout among US adults is 3.9%, affecting 9.2 million people. Hyperuricaemia prevalence is 14.6% - affecting 32.5 million in the US. Data from NHANES NHANES 2015–16 https://t.co/3g05GmUDUA
10 Jun 2019 News Excess Non-CV Mortality Persists in Gout
10 Jun 2019 News Updated 2018 EULAR Recommendations for the Diagnosis of Gout
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @romeropazosvic: PARE poster tour II: @SjogrenpowerAna presenting poster “Patient Voice in Gout: A European Patient Survey to understand…
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: A study examined whether EGCG suppresses the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome, thereby effectively preventing gouty #inf…
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 #…
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…