Friday, 15 Dec 2017

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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12 Sep 2017 Social IL-6/Th17/IL-17 drives systemic inflam, while IL-12/Th1/IFN-γ drives vascular inflam, in TAK & giant cell arteritis
11 Sep 2017 Social Secreted Protein Acidic & Rich in Cysteine (SPARC) maybe a biomarkers - elevated in all forms scleroderma,but not DM
11 Sep 2017 Social Severe esophageal dysmotility in Scleroderma assoc w/ Dz duration, Interstitial Lung Dz, GI Sx scores, low HRQOL
07 Sep 2017 News Rheumatoid Arthritis Augments Cardiovascular Risk
07 Sep 2017 Social Optimal MTX dose in early #RA (≥10/wk w/in 3 mos & ≥20/wk @6mo) improves clinical & functional but not Xray outcomes
06 Sep 2017 Social Base on claims data, prevalence of #RA increased over 10yrs period; found in 1.28-1.36 million adults (0.5%) by 2014
05 Sep 2017 Slide of the day How Rheumatologists Diagnose and Treat RA
05 Sep 2017 News Do Rheumatologists Use ACR/EULAR Guidance on Rheumatoid Arthritis? “Live Vote” Results
05 Sep 2017 Social 167 #RA pts, serial assessed over 2 yrs; only BMD loss by DXA predicted Xray damage @ 12 & 24 mos;NOT DAS RF CCP ESR
05 Sep 2017 Social 153K #RA pts, 23% had Anemia, only improved by tocilizumab, not w/ Tofa, DMARDs, other biologics
01 Sep 2017 News What Can 30 Years of Rheumatic Disease Research Tell Us About the Future?
31 Aug 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: EuroMyositis registry: smoking assoc w/extramusc IM-ILD, malign&dysphag most comm.SSc overlap ⬆️cardiac dx @RheumNow https:/…
30 Aug 2017 Social Complete review on gut microbiome & RA pathogenesis - microbiota plays a role in #RA by mechanism remains obscure
29 Aug 2017 Social BSRBR RA pts failing 1st TNFi then go on to either RTX or 2nd TNFi; SIE rates were same 2nd time around (4.8 v 5.8%)
25 Aug 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: study maps SSc mortality: cardiac(31%)&resp (18%)causes leading.3y survival⬇️ to 58% in upper quartile…
24 Aug 2017 Social 215 RA pts Rx w/ DMARDs & T2T. Serum Calprotectin signif.correlated w/ ESR, CDAI, US Power doppler, Xray progression
24 Aug 2017 Social 4666 elderly #RA pts, only 59% were deemed to be adherent to biologic therapy, Nonadherent pts used more steroids
23 Aug 2017 News Treat-to-Target a Bust with Rheumatologists
22 Aug 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: Swedish EIRA study: Oral contraceptive use decreases risk of ACPA+ RA. breast feeding has no effect.…
21 Aug 2017 News Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Risk of Repeat Coronary Events and Mortality