#BestACR20Tweets RT @MeralElRamahiMD : Wonder if you can predict which pts you can taper off bDMARDs? Abst#1538 from Denmark showed that a neg IgM-RF (OR 0.26); low Doppler serum score for 24 jts predicted discontinuation of bDMARDs at 2yr f/u in RA pts w/ DAS28-CRP<2.6.
#BestACR20Tweets RT @bella_mehta :Anakinra in #Stills disease - Dbl blind, placebo controlled RCT in Stills disease total 12pts, 6 placebo, 6 Rx grp. All pts reached ACR70 at wk 2 without fever and sustained it at 12 weeks.
#BestACR20Tweets RT @RHEUMarampa : Novel predictors of early mortality in a cohort of GCA pts from Portugal: 🚩Older age at dx 🚩Tongue claudication 🚩Prior tx w/ anticoag BP treatment at dx - predictor of early survival.
#BestACR20Tweets RT @ejdein1 : Draft #ACR20 Rx Recs for RA: Use MTX, starting oral but remember MTX tricks to maximize success. Folic acid, split dosing, SubQ all keys per Dr. O'Dell to maximize @RheumNow.
#BestACR20Tweets RT @ejdein1 : Draft #ACR20 Rx Recs for RA: on max tolerated MTX - add bio or tsDMARD conditional recommendation over triple therapy (MTX, HCQ, SSZ). @RheumNow.
#BestACR20Tweets RT @ejdein1 : Draft #ACR20 Rx Recs for RA: discontinue MTX over biologic or tsDMARD in "patients that strongly want to discontinue", conditional recommendation supported by SEAM-RA Abst#939 @RheumNow https://t.co/2Ozvkq4Rjo