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It has certainly been an interesting EULAR congress, with lots of new data emerging on both novel and extant treatments. Something which really struck me was the data on two topical approaches.…
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Urate lowering therapy (ULT) is the backbone therapy for long-term gout treatment and maintenance, but real-world gout management is often imperfect and suboptimal.  A large French study led by Dr.…
RT @ericdeinmd: #EULAR2022 POS0285
130K UK patients had incident gout bw 2004-2020
⭐️Only 29% started on ULT w/in 12

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

1 month ago
#EULAR2022 POS0285 130K UK patients had incident gout bw 2004-2020 ⭐️Only 29% started on ULT w/in 12 mos ⭐️Target urate level only 14% in 2004, only to 17% in 2020 Updated EULAR guidelines in 2016: No statistical difference in ULT Rx or target attainment @Rheumnow
RT @ericdeinmd: #EULAR2022 POS0282
Febuxostat vs allopurinol: CV risk population study
⭐️16% reduction in all-cause

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

1 month ago
#EULAR2022 POS0282 Febuxostat vs allopurinol: CV risk population study ⭐️16% reduction in all-cause mortality among febuxostat users, mostly non-CV death reduction ⭐️CV safety non-inferior to allopurinol @Rheumnow https://t.co/1oDSioQWPT
RT @ericdeinmd: #EULAR2022 POS0283: Do Rheums have Gout Stigma?
⭐️Stereotypes about pt related factors
⭐️Rheumat

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

1 month ago
#EULAR2022 POS0283: Do Rheums have Gout Stigma? ⭐️Stereotypes about pt related factors ⭐️Rheumatologists feel diet, exercise, wt loss more important in gout than RA, pharmacologic therapies less important than RA @Rheumnow
RT @ericdeinmd: #EULAR2022 POS0280
Gout is associated with higher mortality in Women
⭐️Higher all cause and CV morta

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

1 month ago
#EULAR2022 POS0280 Gout is associated with higher mortality in Women ⭐️Higher all cause and CV mortality RR 1.28 risk of mortality in pts without CHD, with gout compared to controls (No CHD or gout) @Rheumnow https://t.co/6o1EKSp2F8
RT @drdavidliew: So what diet to follow with autoimmunity in mind?
So many, all with different instructions.

Let’s co

David Liew drdavidliew

1 month ago
So what diet to follow with autoimmunity in mind? So many, all with different instructions. Let’s concentrate on where they agree: yes to fruits & vegetables no to emulsifiers & processed foods #EULAR2022 @RheumNow https://t.co/I9abweQOyZ
RT @drdavidliew: Hilarious debate #EULAR2022 between Christian Dejaco and Robert Landewe on whether telemedicine is the

David Liew drdavidliew

1 month ago
Hilarious debate #EULAR2022 between Christian Dejaco and Robert Landewe on whether telemedicine is the future of rheumatology. In amongst the trash talking, here are some highlights @RheumNow
RT @ericdeinmd: #EULAR2022 POS0278:
Proof of concept US study:
💎CPP crystals do NOT generate posterior shadowing
💎

Eric Dein ericdeinmd

1 month ago
#EULAR2022 POS0278: Proof of concept US study: 💎CPP crystals do NOT generate posterior shadowing 💎MSU and hydroxyapatite did have shadowing, proportional to concentration of crystals @Rheumnow @MymaAlbaydaMD @USSONAR_Rh
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A full day at EULAR with oral and poster presentations of abstracts in the morning and a plethora of scientific (review) sessions in the afternoon.  The latter covering topics like sarcoidosis, Still…
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