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Articles By Robert Chao


Psoriatic Disease Management - RNL 2021 Highlights

By Robert Chao
29 March 2021

This year’s coverage of psoriatic arthritis was once again, both exciting and informative. Topics included an overview of the latest therapeutic options, an excellent discussion on psoriasis specifically, and the epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis. 

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SpA: Etiology to Diagnosis to Treatment - An Abstract Roundup

By Robert Chao
25 November 2020

Here's a review of ten abstracts and presentations on spondyloarthritis encompassing a wide range of topics from etiology to diagnosis to treatment.  

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Swollen Joints Associated with Ultrasound Synovitis in PsA 

By Robert Chao
18 November 2020

Ultrasonography has been added to the rheumatologist’s toolbox in recent years as a sensitive imaging modality in assessment of inflammatory arthritis but its relationship with tender or swollen joints is not quite clear. A large study of early, DMARD naive PsA patients shows that swollen joints, but not tender joints are associated with ultrasound power doppler synovitis.

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