Friday, 13 Dec 2019


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15 Mar 2017 Social Xrays & DECT in 92 gout pts, tophi and urate assoc w/ 80% of all erosions. Urate, tophus volume predict erosions
07 Aug 2018 Social 10 yr study of ~13k US VA gout pts who did/didnt increase allopurinol shows dose escalation seldom achieved target SUA <6.0, but was associated with increased mortality (HR 1.08; 95%CI 1.01–1.17). Escalation more a marker of severity, not T2T
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @DrKanikaMonga: 2020 Gout Clinical Practice Guideline 42 recommendations (16 strong) - 27 ULT management (13 strong) - 5 Gout Flares (3…
17 Aug 2015 Social Salivery uric acid levels measureable in gout - more proof that gout is a systemic uric acid deposition disease
22 Sep 2016 Social #Gout & anti-HTN meds: diuretics, ꞵ-blockers, α-1 blockers signif increase uric acid levels. No effect w/ CCB, ACEI
27 Oct 2017 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up! Cush on gout, CV risk, Biosimilars,FDA approvals.Vid or podcast
29 Mar 2018 Social Who was the 5th Beatle?
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
26 Oct 2015 Social 75 pts >50 yrs w knee effusions were studied:Ultrasound was more sensitive(60 v 40%) & specific (97 v 83%) than Xray
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @Janetbirdope: #GAMECHANGERS If you have gout and typeII diabetes you have worse gout. More tophi and erosions. #acr17 @rheumnow #1118…
16 Mar 2016 Social In a 6 mos RCT, Febuxostat slows the decline in GFR in CKD stages 3/4 compared to placebo.
10 May 2016 Social Population (34K) based Taiwan study shows gout assoc w/ higher risk of depression; that is normalized w/ pred or ULT
09 May 2015 Social Review of Losartan shows its uricosuric, can lower Uric acid ~1.6 mg/dl & may be useful in HTN w/ hyperuricemia
02 Feb 2017 Social Risk of incident gout 70 fold higher w/ SUA >10; Risk of recurrent gout is 5 fold higher if SUA >9;
15 Jul 2016 Social Comic strips? Annals IM has one, Price of Progress", cost of colchicine , falls, CNS bleeds, hospitals. So pathetic
16 May 2017 Social Drug induced hyperuricemia: Diuretics, EMB, PZA, ASA, CyA, fructose, nicotinic acid, Xylitol, lactate, cytotoxics
09 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Distinctive differences between gout and cppd on US. Dr. O. Troum and Dr. A. Wells. #RWCS @RheumNow
11 Aug 2017 Social RT @emartinmola: For acute gout, corticosteroids look safer than NSAIDs
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)
08 Oct 2015 Social Crystal ID from 1593 SF finds MSU in 83% gout, 10% PsA, 2.8% OA, 0% RA or SpA. CPPD in 86% pseudogout, 19% RA,14% OA