Friday, 20 Oct 2017

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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15 May 2017 News Rituximab May Benefit Rheumatoid Lung
12 May 2017 Social RT @TheLancet: NOR-SWITCH trial: switching from infliximab to less expensive #biosimilar CT-P13 - findings from 52-week study…
10 May 2017 Social Stoke uncommon in RA 3.2/1000 PY;3X higher after a serious adverse event Risks higher with age, smoking & ^ lipids
05 May 2017 Social Not all HLA-DQB1alleles assoc w/ RA. DQB1*02 & DQB1*06 negatively associated; DQB1*04 incr RA Risk (OR1.6)
05 May 2017 News Increased Comorbidities in Rheumatoid Arthritis
05 May 2017 Social Malmo register 1997 RA pts had 6.8% with Extra-articular manifestations predicted by RF+, HAQ, Dz Dur- but not TNFi
04 May 2017 Social Risk Factors for RA-ILD RA-ILD are age, male, Hi Dz, RF+, CCP+, Smoking (esp w/HLA-DRB1), occurs w/in 10yrs RA onset
03 May 2017 Social ACPA positive Non-RA pts w/ ST elevation MI greater mortality (HR 3.1), re-infarction & death (HR 2.4) than ACPA neg
03 May 2017 News Enthesitis-Related Arthritis in Children
03 May 2017 Social Two recent studies show RA Mortality is declining in this era of Combo DMARD & biologic use.
02 May 2017 Social IORRA study had 48/5757 RA pts w/ lymphoproliferative Dz; 52% had lymphoma. 60% LPD regressed w/ MTX use.
02 May 2017 News NEJM: Adalimumab and MTX Effective in JIA Uveitis
01 May 2017 Social Early Arthritis study, 14% got RA; MRI tenosynovitis predictive (OR7.5) w/ NPV 95%, PPV 25%,moreso w/ oligoarthritis
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: This week's developments in RA therapies. Roy Fleischmann, MD #rwcs2017 @RWCSmtg @RheumNow
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: RHUMATOCHIK study results: symmetrical polyarthralgia and synovitis can persist chronically. Dr. Calabrese @RheumNow #SOT…
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Zika vs CHIK vs Dengue features highlighted by Dr. Calabrese at #SOTA2017 @RheumNow
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: "Pts with the highest ESR and CRP are pregnant women - not due to inflammation but building new tissue." Dr. Weyand @Rheu…
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Cards pts with poor response to beta-blockers, CCBs, dig - consider AL amyloid. C. Libbey, MD @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https:/…
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: 10-15% false negatives & false positives w/ Congo red staining. Apple green important not just birefringence. Dr. Libbey…
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: 50% of ATTR pts (most common familial amyloid form) present with CTS years prior to onset cardiomyopathy. C. Libbey, MD @…