Thursday, 13 Dec 2018

Gout/Crystal

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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 https://t.co/MPgRNZo42b
09 Oct 2018 News Allopurinol Shown to be Renal Protective
28 Sep 2018 Social Horizon announces a new trial to evaluate the efficacy of MTX in prolonging efficacy and preventing anti-PEG antibodies in refractory gout patients treated with Pegloticase IV https://t.co/x47QSzwdmO
18 Sep 2018 News Quarterly Canakinumab Reduces Gout Risk Without Affecting Uric Acid
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
15 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
13 Sep 2018 Social Cool podcast on #Gout Management featuring Tuhina Neogi MD from Boston Univ. Pearls on allopurinol, monitoring, NSAID use, & septic arthritis. Listen here or download it. https://t.co/nNnOuuZRLT
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
10 Sep 2018 Social An observational study adults 18–35 years of age, shows that hyperuricemia was strongly associated with the presence of coronary artery diseaes in non-smokers (OR, 1.84; 95% CI, 1.03–3.29; p = 0.039) but was potentiated by smoking. https://t.co/sHNaiXzUyg
05 Sep 2018 News Usual Allopurinol Doses Insufficient in CKD Patients
04 Sep 2018 News Sleep Apnea Raises Gout Risk
29 Aug 2018 News Adherence to Gout Therapies Painfully Low
27 Aug 2018 News Not All Hyperuricemia Leads to Gout
20 Aug 2018 Social A study of 27,959 acute coronary syndrome patients shows that the 46% with hyperuricemia (SUA > 6.0) had significantly greaters risks of cardiovascular events, regardless of a diagnosis of gout. https://t.co/chEJ8QeFh0
12 Aug 2018 Social TheRheumNow week in review is up. Gout news, M vs F back pain, best maintenance therapy in AAV. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher or SoundCloud. https://t.co/cNiV2foNpC
07 Aug 2018 News Selective Use of HLA-B*5801 Testing in Gout
07 Aug 2018 News Febuxostat (IR or XR) Effective in Gout with Renal Impairment
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 https://t.co/NxzhnUfU2M
02 Aug 2018 Social Olmstead county study of 429 gout patients shows that hospitalization was associated with a 10 fold increase risk of gout flares & in hosp gout flares prolonged hospitalization by avg of 1.8 days. (all highly significant) https://t.co/ICyq4RzCds
31 Jul 2018 Social Study of >100,000 UK and Taiwan pts with incident gout shows igout confers significant Tot. Joint replacement risk (14-56% higher in gout) which was not reduced by urate lowering therapy. https://t.co/AnenjnJ4ks