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The last day was jammed with important reports and research including the late breaking abstracts.    What imaging modality is best in GCA? Dutch study: n=42 ?GCA got all three of USS, PET/CT, MRI…
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A few things we know about opioids: use is common; it’s not efficacious in the treatment of spondyloarthritis; and, there is an opioid epidemic and its users are stigmatized.  Opioid use can weigh…
Back Pain
Chronic back pain is one of the most common symptoms encountered in the outpatient setting. It affects a significant portion of the population, resulting in greater use of healthcare resources. The…
RT @RichardPAConway: Curtis et al. Primary non-adherence to csDMARDs and b/tsDMARDs in RA/PsA/SpA. Medicare and commeric

Richard Conway RichardPAConway

3 weeks 1 day ago
Curtis et al. Primary non-adherence to csDMARDs and b/tsDMARDs in RA/PsA/SpA. Medicare and commerically-insured patients. 20-44%! of new prescriptions not filled by 6 months. Higher for csDMARDs than b/tsDMARDs @RheumNow #ACR22 Abstr#2199 https://t.co/Pwg6GKu7Gg https://t.co/wPF0pu1UDa
RT @doctorRBC: Are your SpA pts planning on conceiving? Be careful with NSAID use
French study found age and NSAID use a

Robert B Chao, MD doctorRBC

3 weeks 1 day ago
Are your SpA pts planning on conceiving? Be careful with NSAID use French study found age and NSAID use associated with longer time-to-conception. Factors not associated: smoking, BASDAI score, DMARD use #ACRBest Abs#1673 @RheumNow #ACR22 https://t.co/D63XTY7IB8
RT @ericdeinmd: Ab1673 #ACR22: Time-to-Conception (T2C) in SpA
Prosp, observ
88F, 56 pregnancy
Subfertility in 45% F, T2

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

3 weeks 1 day ago
Ab1673 #ACR22: Time-to-Conception (T2C) in SpA Prosp, observ 88F, 56 pregnancy Subfertility in 45% F, T2C 16 mos Risks: age, NSAID Rx: NSAIDs (26%), steroids (9%), csDMARD (14%), biol (69%) No control grp - Is it cause or correlate? 2020 Repro G/L rec d/c NSAID @RheumNow #ACRBest https://t.co/e51XjhyH9u
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