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RT @MeralElRamahiMD: Summary of #ACR20 part C:
- A must see talk was the avacopan story
- IVIG for myositis does work!

Meral K. El Ramahi, MD MeralElRamahiMD

3 weeks 5 days ago
Summary of #ACR20 part C: - A must see talk was the avacopan story - IVIG for myositis does work! More than just anecdotal evidence now - DIET is key to helping improve autoimmune dz! - low dz activity RA pts should taper off of MTX 1st when also on TNFi @jeffsparks @RheumNow
RT @drdavidliew: The 'triple M' irAEs (myositis/myocarditis/MG): one of the rheumatic irAEs where autoAb are freq pos

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David Liew drdavidliew

3 weeks 5 days ago
The 'triple M' irAEs (myositis/myocarditis/MG): one of the rheumatic irAEs where autoAb are freq pos Nice systematic review: any autoAb+ 61% tested MG+ 59% tested MSA+ in 27% tested (18/67, 11 had myositis alone) @NilashaGhosh @lovetolearn27 @got_rheum #ACR20 ABST1574 @RheumNow https://t.co/utSj8yY0fd
RT @RHEUMarampa: This cohort study presented by @Dr_Alex_Oldroyd shows that early cancer diagnosis after #myositis onset

sheila RHEUMarampa

3 weeks 5 days ago
This cohort study presented by @Dr_Alex_Oldroyd shows that early cancer diagnosis after #myositis onset is associated with significantly improved survival. Cancer screening essential in pts newly diagnosed with IIMs. @RheumNow #ACR20 abs1057 https://t.co/qVsnTcEnWb
RT @MeralElRamahiMD: Poll results are in! 75% of those that responded plan to only screen for cardiac manifestations of

Meral K. El Ramahi, MD MeralElRamahiMD

3 weeks 5 days ago
Poll results are in! 75% of those that responded plan to only screen for cardiac manifestations of myositis if a pt develops concerning symptoms. 20% screen for involvement annually w/ a TTE, troponin, BNP, and EKG! @RheumNow #ACR20 https://t.co/crUhFR6Hzf
RT @doctorRBC: Pts are starting to ask me more about turmeric and ginger. Excellent review by Dr. Shah
1⃣Both good ant

Robert B Chao, MD doctorRBC

3 weeks 6 days ago
Pts are starting to ask me more about turmeric and ginger. Excellent review by Dr. Shah 1⃣Both good anti-inflammatory 2⃣Watch out in pts with bleeding/platelet disorder, menorrhagia, gallstones, PUD 3⃣Supported by trials @RheumNow #ACR20 https://t.co/2U8zDQu64T
RT @ejdein1: Dr. Stone Rheum Pearls - B cell therapy treats APS-capillaritis... without effecting aPL titers. #ACR20 @Rh

Eric Dein ejdein1

3 weeks 6 days ago
Dr. Stone Rheum Pearls - B cell therapy treats APS-capillaritis... without effecting aPL titers. #ACR20 @RheumNow https://t.co/5ZJN3xBE57
RT @ejdein1: Great Thieves Market poster by my @jhrheumatology co-fellow Dr. James Son. 27 yo patient with active myosit

Eric Dein ejdein1

3 weeks 6 days ago
Great Thieves Market poster by my @jhrheumatology co-fellow Dr. James Son. 27 yo patient with active myositis has this imaging. Check it out for diagnosis! @RheumNow #ACR20 https://t.co/xUT6QkWNAX
RT @MeralElRamahiMD: Do you obtain baseline and/or serial TTE, EKG, BNP, and TROPONIN* on follow-up visits of your patie

Meral K. El Ramahi, MD MeralElRamahiMD

3 weeks 6 days ago
Do you obtain baseline and/or serial TTE, EKG, BNP, and TROPONIN* on follow-up visits of your patients with myositis? #ACR20 @RheumNow
RT @MeralElRamahiMD: Do you obtain baseline and/or serial TTE, EKG, and BNP on follow-up visits of your patients with my

Meral K. El Ramahi, MD MeralElRamahiMD

3 weeks 6 days ago
Do you obtain baseline and/or serial TTE, EKG, and BNP on follow-up visits of your patients with myositis? #ACR20 @RheumNow
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