Friday, 13 Sep 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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23 Sep 2017 Social RheumNow Wk in review is up! Watch the video or listen to podcast
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @uptoTate: No power doppler + low MUS gray scale scores in remission pts (DAS-28, CDAI, SDAI, RAPID-3) #ACR17@RheumNow #1879 https://t.c…
25 Jan 2018 Social ADJUVITE Study: 31 JIA pts with chronic uveitis, 4+ yrs of ocular inflammation, studied and there were significantly more responders to adalimumab 9/16 than placebo 3/15.
19 Apr 2018 Social Study of 1181 Systemic Sclerosis pts finds 3.4% w/ hx of VTE events= VTE incidence of 2.7 per 1000 pt-yrs (equal to general population). Risk factors for VTE were PAH, peripheral arterial disease, Scl-70+, anticardiolipin Abs (OR 2.45-5.7)
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @Janetbirdope: Reactive arthritis seems to be decreasing. Survey of rheums suggested that they are seeing less ReA and also that if it w…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @ArthurRheum: Higher Hb increase in RA patients RX with Sarilumab vs Adalimumab, and reduction of %pts w anemia. Not u expected since we…
24 Apr 2019 Social UK NHS study shows RA patients have a 1 in 5 lifetime risk of knee and hip replacement. 13 961 RA pts fins a 22% (TKR) and 17% (THR) risk following a RA Dx (for an avg 64 yr F, nonsmoker, BMI27). Risk is even higher in younger patients.
11 Jul 2019 Social Study of 182 hospitalized adult-onset Still's disease patients shows predictive factors for developing macrophage activation syndrome to include: 1. Splenomegaly (OR 5.745), 2. pericarditis (OR 6.5), and 3. ferritin >2000 (OR 4.7).
12 Feb 2016 Social In RA, getting better faster yields best chance of getting to remission.
24 Jan 2017 Social Among 103 SLE pts ~10% had "Rhupus" polyarthritis; they had less renal, but more joints, erosions, hi ESR/CRP levels
12 Apr 2017 Social ACR expresses concern over ICER economic eval of RA therapies. Concerned about lack of long term data, cost of care
03 Jun 2017 Social Famous RA: Lucille Ball, Sandy Koufax. Christiaan Barnard, Ruebens, James Coburn, Kathleen Turner, Edith Piaf, Renoir, Rosalind Russell
30 Sep 2017 Social Olmstead Co. Mayo Clinic study shows asthma significantly assoc w/ increased risks of RA (adj OR 1.74)
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @Janetbirdope: #GAMECHANGER. GFR is abnormal in RA compared to population. ?true in all inflammatory diseases. #acr17 @rheumnow #2399 ht…
30 Jan 2018 Social Checkout Dr. Rachel Tate's #ACR17 video on the progress of the ACR RA RISE registry.
23 Apr 2018 Social FDA Arthritis advisory panel voting on baricitinib safety was 9-6 in favor of 2mg and was 11-4 against the safety of 4 mg
26 Nov 2015 Social Study shows higher education assoc w/ better outcomes in RA. Why? Not related to access, Drugs, DAS, smoking,obesity
26 Jul 2018 Social 384 Seropositive RA patients from the IMPROVED study were followed; those who become seronegative over the first year of treatment did not have a better chances of drug-free remission
26 Apr 2019 Social RheumNow Podcast is up ! Cardiac risk in RA sibs; NSAIDS & Fx nonunion; Treating Calcinosis Cutis; whats a Skyrizi? Watch the video or listen to the podcast on iTUNES or SoundCloud >> htps//soundcloud/rheumnow/rheumnow-podcast-take-it-back-jack-42619
18 Apr 2015 Social 72 arthralgia pts, ~45% CCP+, 42 w/ RA. Periodontitis assoc w/ Dz activity and future MTX use