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VIDEO: Increased risk for surgical complications found for patients with rheumatic disease

May 5, 2017

DESTIN, Fla. — At the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Susan Goodman, MD, from Cornell Medical School, spoke about perioperative management for patients with rheumatic disease who undergo arthroplasty and how there is an increased risk for certain complications in these patients.

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Steroid dose, TNFi use linked to increased risk of herpes zoster in patients with RA

April 25, 2017
Use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and a higher dose of corticosteroids correlated with an increased risk for herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis…
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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Rituxan for pemphigus vulgaris

March 24, 2017
The FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation status to Rituxan for treating pemphigus vulgaris, Genentech has announced. Pemphigus vulgaris is a rare…
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Gum bacterium linked to rheumatoid arthritis

December 19, 2016
Researchers have identified the gum-dwelling Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans as a potential cause of autoimmunity in patients with a genetic susceptibility to…
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The Management of Comorbid Conditions in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Strong evidence demonstrates that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at a high risk for developing several…
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VIDEO: Calabrese highlights important viral studies from ACR 2015

November 11, 2015
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The Patient with Hereditary Angioedema

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Hereditary angioedema is an autosomal dominant disease that can present with any combination of painless, nonpruritic…
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