Friday, 15 Dec 2017

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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05 Oct 2017 Social 16 207 RA pts >65yrs Study shows non-serious infx rate of 47.5/100PY; increased 20% by steroid use.Infx common in RA
04 Oct 2017 Blog Rules for Drug Cessation with Infection
04 Oct 2017 Social Clinically suspect arthralgia- Pos Serology increases RA risk: CCP HR 8.5; RF 5.1; CarbP Ab 3.9; RF+CCP+ has PPV 67%
04 Oct 2017 Social Frequence of Secondary Sjogrens is 20% in RA and 14% in SLE - with a >15 to 1 female to male ratio
02 Oct 2017 Social Idiopathic arthralgias pts with no US synovitis have negative predictive value 89% for developing inflam arthritis
02 Oct 2017 Blog Q Fever - The Intersection of Rheum and ID
30 Sep 2017 Social Olmstead Co. Mayo Clinic study shows asthma significantly assoc w/ increased risks of RA (adj OR 1.74)
29 Sep 2017 Social ~1/3 RA pts rank their Dz activity higher than their Rheum; more likely seroneg, LDAS w/ FM, Depression, high pain#s
29 Sep 2017 Social in RA, Smoking status recorded in 40%; cessation counseling in only 10% & was less likely when RA was controlled.
27 Sep 2017 News Increased Deaths in RA, Despite Decreasing Mortality Rates
26 Sep 2017 Social Kevzara (sarilumab) has been recommended by UK NICE for use with MTX in adults with severe, active RA
25 Sep 2017 Social Olmstead Co. Mayo Clinic study shows asthma significantly assoc w/ increased risks of RA (adj OR 1.74)
23 Sep 2017 Social RheumNow Wk in review is up! Watch the video or listen to podcast
19 Sep 2017 Social 464Poly vs 42 Monartic Septic arthritis: Polyartic septic Arthritis more likely RA, higher SF WBC, longer hosp stays
19 Sep 2017 Social RA w/ fibromyalgia (17%) unlikely to get to SDAI remission, have more pain/comorbidity, worse sleep, higher SF36 MCS
15 Sep 2017 Social Study of 110 Pregnancies w/ Takayasu's: TAK no effect on miscarriages, induced Ab, mat complications but more C Sect
15 Sep 2017 News Mortality with Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis
14 Sep 2017 News Sarcoid and Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Increased by Silica Exposure
14 Sep 2017 Social Baricitinib (Oluminant) approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium for active RA w/ DAS28>5.1, not resp to DMARDs
12 Sep 2017 Social NICE Draft guidance rec Xeljanz in adults w/ severe active RA who have not resp to DMARDs & those failed 1 biologic