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    Rheumatology Roundup
    Drs. Jack Cush and Arthur Kavanaugh discuss highlights and key takeaways from ACR 23. This included the following abstracts: 0025 Cannibinoids & pain 1584 TMP/SMX in GPA 0607 CAR-T cells in…
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    Large French study on infection risk of PsA biologics
    12k pts over 6 years
    When compared to Humira, only Enbrel and Ste
    6 months 1 week ago
    Large French study on infection risk of PsA biologics 12k pts over 6 years When compared to Humira, only Enbrel and Stelara had lower infection risk Concurrent steroid use associated with increased infection 1.85HR @RheumNow #ACR23 Abs#2566 https://t.co/Os1esuodfl
    L16 @ #ACR23

    ⭐️Can you discontinue glucocorticoids (GC) & immunosuppressive agent (IM) in stable IgG4-RD (cl
    L16 @ #ACR23 ⭐️Can you discontinue glucocorticoids (GC) & immunosuppressive agent (IM) in stable IgG4-RD (clinically quiescent for at least 12 mo)? ➡️146 pts followed for 18 mo: 👉Group 1: withdraw GC+IM vs 👉Group 2: withdraw GC… https://t.co/j77xYm9qSN https://t.co/72IwBeEwv9
    Peng et al. 146 IgG4-RD in remission on immunomodulators+GC. 18 month follow-up. Withdraw IM+GC - 52% flare. Withdraw GC
    6 months 1 week ago
    Peng et al. 146 IgG4-RD in remission on immunomodulators+GC. 18 month follow-up. Withdraw IM+GC - 52% flare. Withdraw GC + continue IM 14.2% flare. Continue both 12.2% flare. Clear message that ongoing IM is the way Abstr#L16 #ACR23 #ACRbest @RheumNow https://t.co/3CAQhyTYqq https://t.co/qr1GOSvJYg
    What happens when you stop #steroids and/ immunosuppressive Rx in Pts in remission for at least 1 yr in #IgG4 disease?
    6 months 1 week ago
    What happens when you stop #steroids and/ immunosuppressive Rx in Pts in remission for at least 1 yr in #IgG4 disease? You are likely guessing correctly Pts flare! Don’t stop Rx ?taper 🤷‍♀️ Like RA Rx - if stop Rx = flares Large RCT from China L16 #ACR23 @RheumNow @RheumNow