Friday, 21 Sep 2018

Gout/Crystal

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26 Mar 2018 Social UK gen population database shows that statin use in #gout patients was associated with a 16% lower risk of all-cause mortality (HR=0.84) & 7.7 fewer deaths per 1,000 PY; moreso in those without prior CV disease https://t.co/ZFpvSelo4d
20 Mar 2018 News Time to Rethink Gout as a Chronic Disease
15 Mar 2018 News Does Dose Escalation Help in Gout?
12 Mar 2018 News CARES Study- More CV Deaths with Febuxostat
04 Mar 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up. Cool stuff on FDG PET in Lg Vessel vasculitis, gout Rx, nutraceuticals in OA. Listen here ht tps://buff.ly/2FhsZZH or watch it on website https://t.co/OZ1nGhCrSP
27 Feb 2018 News Gout Crystal Deposition is Deeper than its Measures
26 Feb 2018 News Probenecid Benefits Heart Failure
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
23 Feb 2018 Social RT @ARD_BMJ: Large study reveals the relationship between serum urate concentrations & clinically evident incident #gout. 15-year cumulativ…
22 Feb 2018 Social Duke Federico of Montefeltro (1422-1482) shown to have #gout based on letters and examination of skeletal remains. Gout was alive and active during the Italian Renaissance. https://t.co/yNnYWZlU5G
20 Feb 2018 Social Theres nearly a 2 fold higher risk of dementia in the elderly with hyperuricemia. https://t.co/sdRYjepMAn
14 Feb 2018 News T2T Improves Primary Care Gout Management
13 Feb 2018 Social Systematic review of DECT Scanning in Gout included 32 articles & 1502 pts. DECT takes little time and has low radiation exposure but limited availability. It showed Sensitivity & Specificity > 80%. Dx performance was better than Xray, CT, equal to US https://t.co/GkbSKNP7D2
09 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Distinctive differences between gout and cppd on US. Dr. O. Troum and Dr. A. Wells. #RWCS @RheumNow https://t.co/yzxzBc4ucn
09 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Pegloticase weekly for the 1st three weeks may be a better regimen for sustained low uric acid levels (vs every other week).…
01 Feb 2018 Social In the last 25 years the number of patients with gout increased by 30% in the Nordic countries. https://t.co/nZ9ranWdlV
10 Jan 2018 Social Krystexxa annual sales expected to increase from $400 million to $750 million. Horizon reports the number of gout pts treated increased from 50,000 to 100,000. https://t.co/sPTf8UueVc
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
29 Dec 2017 Social Metanalysis of ULT adherence in Gout, 16 studies show adherence 46-48%, higher w/age, DM, HTN comorbidityhttps://buff.ly/2C8fdrv
29 Dec 2017 News New BSR 2017 Gout Guidelines (Best of 2017)