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[Abstract Only] Study: Repeat ANA Testing After a Negative Result has Low Utility and Results in High Cost

29 May, 2020 | 03:01h | UTC

Utility of repeated antinuclear antibody tests: a retrospective database study – The Lancet Rheumatology

 


EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Psoriatic Arthritis

28 May, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

EULAR recommendations for the management of psoriatic arthritis with pharmacological therapies: 2019 update – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Editorial: EULAR PsA management recommendations 2019: can the recommendations be improved?

Commentary: EULAR releases recommendations for PsA management – Medicine Matters

 


Global, Regional and National Burden of Osteoarthritis 1990-2017

14 May, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Global, regional and national burden of osteoarthritis 1990-2017: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Commentary: The number of people with osteoarthritis worldwide is on the rise – News Medical

 


2020 ACR Guideline for the Management of Gout

12 May, 2020 | 03:14h | UTC

2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout – Arthritis & Rheumatology

News Release: ACR releases gout management guideline

 


Case Series: Hyperinflammatory Shock in Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

7 May, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

Hyperinflammatory shock in children during COVID-19 pandemic – The Lancet

Commentaries: Researchers report “unprecedented cluster” of inflammatory problems in children amid pandemic – CNN AND Expert reaction to report on 8 children with hyperinflammatory shock during the COVID-19 pandemic – Science Media Centre AND Mysterious inflammatory syndrome in children potentially linked to COVID-19 reported in Montreal – National Post AND A New Coronavirus Threat to Children – The New York Times AND What to Know About Kawasaki Disease, the Pediatric Inflammatory Condition Possibly Linked to COVID-19 – TIME AND Kawasaki Disease—The Latest Weird Illness From Coronavirus – Forbes

 


EULAR Recommendations: Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatic Adverse Events due to Cancer Immunotherapy

5 May, 2020 | 05:18h | UTC

EULAR points to consider for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events due to cancer immunotherapy with checkpoint inhibitors – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Related: Clinical characteristics of rheumatic syndromes associated with checkpoint inhibitors therapy – Rheumatology AND Musculoskeletal and Rheumatic Diseases Induced by Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Review of the Literature – Current Drug Safety AND Immune-related Adverse Events Associated with Cancer Immunotherapy: A Review for the Practicing Rheumatologist – The Journal of Rheumatology AND NCCN Guidelines Insights: Management of Immunotherapy-Related Toxicities (guidelines and reviews on the subject)

 


ACR Guidance for the Management of Patients with Rheumatic Disease During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

1 May, 2020 | 02:42h | UTC

American College of Rheumatology Guidance for the Management of Adult Patients with Rheumatic Disease During the COVID‐19 Pandemic – Arthritis & Rheumatism

Related Guideline: Preliminary recommendations of the German Society of Rheumatology (DGRh eV) for the management of patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases during the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 pandemic – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

 


COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:21h | UTC

COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases – American College of Rheumatology

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

9 Apr, 2020 | 03:13h | UTC

Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Visual Abstract: Physical Therapy vs. Glucocorticoid Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


New EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Lupus Nephritis

8 Apr, 2020 | 01:16h | UTC

2019 Update of the Joint European League Against Rheumatism and European Renal Association–European Dialysis and Transplant Association (EULAR/ERA–EDTA) recommendations for the management of lupus nephritis – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Commentary: EULAR, ERA–EDTA issue guidelines for managing lupus nephritis – Medicine Matters

Related Guidelines: Consensus of the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology for the diagnosis, management and treatment of lupus nephritis (free) AND 2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (free) AND 2019 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus (free) AND Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by the Mexican College of Rheumatology (free) AND The British Society for Rheumatology guideline for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus in adults (free) AND First Latin American clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (free) AND Canadian Rheumatology Association Recommendations for the Assessment and Monitoring of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (free PDF)

Related Reviews: Update on Lupus Nephritis – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free) AND Immunosuppressive Treatment for Proliferative Lupus Nephritis – Cochrane Library (free) AND Induction and Maintenance Immunosuppression Treatment of Proliferative Lupus Nephritis: A Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 


Global, Regional, and National Burden of Neck Pain in the General Population

27 Mar, 2020 | 03:43h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain in the general population, 1990-2017: systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The BMJ (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Surgery vs. Conservative Care for Persistent Sciatica Lasting 4 to 12 Months

19 Mar, 2020 | 11:03h | UTC

Surgery versus Conservative Care for Persistent Sciatica Lasting 4 to 12 Months – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: What Works Best to Ease the Pain of Sciatica? – HealthDay News (free)

 


State of the Art Review: Management of ANCA Associated Vasculitis

19 Mar, 2020 | 10:54h | UTC

Management of ANCA associated vasculitis – The BMJ (free)

 


2020 ACR Guideline for the Management of Reproductive Health in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

1 Mar, 2020 | 19:35h | UTC

2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Reproductive Health in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases – Arthritis Care & Research (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Metformin May Reduce Metabolic Complications and Inflammation in Patients on Systemic Glucocorticoid Therapy

27 Feb, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

Metformin to reduce metabolic complications and inflammation in patients on systemic glucocorticoid therapy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof-of-concept, phase 2 trial – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Metformin could mitigate glucocorticoid-related complications – Medicine Matters (free) AND Metabolic effects of glucocorticoids reversed with metformin – Healio (free registration required) AND Diabetes Drug May Benefit Long-Term Steroid Users – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


A Review of Primary Vasculitis Mimickers Based on the Chapel Hill Consensus Classification

25 Feb, 2020 | 06:03h | UTC

A Review of Primary Vasculitis Mimickers Based on the Chapel Hill Consensus Classification – International Journal of Rheumatology (free)

 


Meta-analysis: Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk of Cancer in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

25 Feb, 2020 | 05:55h | UTC

Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk of Cancer in Patients With Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Dermatology (free for a limited period)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Diagnostic Capability of Contrast-enhanced Pelvic Girdle Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Polymyalgia Rheumatica

25 Feb, 2020 | 05:54h | UTC

Diagnostic capability of contrast-enhanced pelvic girdle magnetic resonance imaging in polymyalgia rheumatica – Rheumatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Adverse Effects of Low-Dose Methotrexate

18 Feb, 2020 | 08:08h | UTC

Adverse Effects of Low-Dose Methotrexate: A Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Study investigates rates of adverse events for common rheumatoid arthritis drug – Brigham and Women’s Hospital (free) AND Low-dose methotrexate use ‘has inherent risks’ – Medicine Matters (free)

 


Immunization Strategies to Span the Spectrum of Immunocompromised Adults

16 Feb, 2020 | 20:43h | UTC

Immunization Strategies to Span the Spectrum of Immunocompromised Adults – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids in Severe ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

13 Feb, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids in Severe ANCA-Associated Vasculitis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Visual Abstract: Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (free)

Commentary: PEXIVAS: No benefit of plasma exchange in ANCA-associated vasculitis – Medicine Matters (free)

 


Clinical Update: Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

9 Feb, 2020 | 20:45h | UTC

Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Randomized Trial: Very Early Etanercept + MTX vs. MTX with Delayed Etanercept in Rheumatoid Arthritis

7 Feb, 2020 | 08:12h | UTC

Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of very early etanercept and MTX versus MTX with delayed etanercept in RA: the VEDERA trial – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free)

Commentary: Start with Anti-TNF in RA? Not So Fast – RheumNow (free)

 


Sex Differences in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Epidemiology, Clinical Considerations, and Disease Pathogenesis

7 Feb, 2020 | 07:53h | UTC

Sex Differences in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Epidemiology, Clinical Considerations, and Disease Pathogenesis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

 


EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Synthetic and Biological Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs

28 Jan, 2020 | 09:09h | UTC

EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis with synthetic and biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: 2019 update – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free)