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Full Read comprehensive overview of Cytokine Storm Syndrome in COVID-19. https://t.co/5hkzHG2zHy

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow ( View Tweet )

1 year 1 month ago
Retropective study of 22 French severe COVID-19 pneumonia pts - 10 Rx w/ standard-of-care vs 12 with SOC plus IV anakinra (300 mg⋅d−1 x5 d, tapered over 3 d). All of anakinra pts rapidly improved w/ no deaths, less O2, No mech ventilation (P < 0.01) https://t.co/JhYHDZK0A7 https://t.co/YJASi4eMsR
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow ( View Tweet )
1 year 1 month ago
The RheumNow Podcast is up - COVID-19 Responds to Steroids & TCZ, statin myopathy, Lung Dz in AOSD, TNFi & Liver, IL-23 in Psoriasis. Watch it here>> https://t.co/DrrFZSWmZa or listen to Podcast on iTunes>> https://t.co/FHJv01AAbC or on SoundCloud>> https://t.co/nSPI9lcaY9

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow ( View Tweet )

1 year 2 months ago
Here's our experience at @BostonChildrens in managing patients with MIS-C, as well as how to distinguish these patients from those with #kawasakidisease --> https://t.co/C0nesg40FD Just published in @jclinicalinvest #COVID19 https://t.co/U1u7uXtHnR
Jonathan Hausmann MD @hausmannMD ( View Tweet )
1 year 2 months ago
One-third of hospitalized COVID-19 patients have evidence of pulmonary embolism by CT scan. Retrospective study 1477 hospitalized COVID-19 pts; diagnostic yield of Chest CT for PE was 37%, w/ higher Ddimer in PE pts. https://t.co/jxy7FF5143

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow ( View Tweet )

1 year 2 months ago
45 yr adult male w/ Kawasaki-like multisystem inflammatory syndrome w/ COVID-19 infx: presented w/ 6d fever, sore throat, diarrhea, LN, BLE pain, conjunctivitis, tachycardia, ESR 120, CRP 546 mg/L, high Troponin; Rx and resolved w/ IVIG & TCZ https://t.co/cyRBJccKop

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow ( View Tweet )

1 year 2 months ago
A randomized controlled trial testing dexamethasone for Covid-19 (the RECOVERY trial) showed that, compared with usual care, this corticosteroid drug reduced 28-day mortality in hospitalized patients. #COVID19 #SARSCoV2
1 year 2 months ago
#Texas we REALLY need to #WearAMaskSaveALife ... 6 patients of mine have tested positive for #COVID19 in the last week. #MedTwitter @rheum_covid @COVID19Tracking

Mohammad A. Ursani MD, RhMSUS @DrMAUrsani ( View Tweet )

1 year 2 months ago
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