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Articles By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP

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IL-17 Inhibitors In Non-Radiographic Axial SpA

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
27 November 2019

This meeting sees new data on using anti-IL-17 agents in non-radiographic axial SpA. Up until now these patients have only had TNF inhibitors available, so data about the efficacy of IL17 inhibitors is really important.

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Tapering Of Therapy In RA: Maybe Not So Aggressive Next Time

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
25 November 2019

This ACR has seen some more great work on tapering of therapy in rheumatoid arthritis. It’s a hot topic and one which I get asked about all the time by my patients.

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Update on Osteoporosis

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
15 June 2018

This session was an update on the management of osteoporosis given by Professor Christian Roux from France.

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Biosimilar Data at #EULAR2018

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
14 June 2018

Biosimilars are here, and more are being registered all the time, so I was really interested in the biosimilar data at the meeting.

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Cardiovascular Events: Allopurinol vs. Febuxostat

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
08 November 2017

In the registration trials for febuxostat there were concerns about a cardiovascular (CV) safety signal. In studies of the effect of allopurinol on CV risk/events allopurinol has found to be protective so whether febuxostat is different is a point to clarify.

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Large Vessel Vasculitis: Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu Arteritis

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
06 November 2017

Prof Weyland started by explaining that giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu Arteritis (TA) are granulomatous forms of arteritis. The age of onset is usually >60 years in GCA and

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The Red Eye in the Rheumatology Patient

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
05 November 2017

Professor Rosenbaum is well known for his expertise in rheumatic eye disease and he gave a great summary of how to approach your patient having a red eye.

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Reactive Arthritis

By Philip Robinson, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
05 November 2017

Prof Robert Inman gave a great summary of the state of the art in reactive arthritis (ReA).

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