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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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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee…
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VIDEO: Increased risk for surgical complications found for patients with rheumatic disease

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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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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…

In the Journals

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…

FDA News

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…

In the Journals

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…

Meeting News

Rheumatic symptoms may persist in patients with chikungunya for more than 1 year

October 28, 2016
Findings presented at ID Week confirmed 45.6% of 171 Colombian patients with chikungunya had rheumatic symptoms that persisted for more than 1 year…

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FDA approves Amjevita, biosimilar to Humira

September 23, 2016
The FDA has approved Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira, according to an FDA press release. “This is the fourth FDA-approved biosimilar,”…

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Higher risk of infection found for patients with RA treated with IL-1 beta inhibitors

August 23, 2016
Recently published results showed patients with rheumatoid arthritis were more likely to experience invasive group A streptococcal infection if they…

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Highlights of HCV Research From Digestive Disease Week

Healio Rheumatology, June 2016
Healio Rheumatology features coverage of the top hepatitis C virus research presented at Digestive Disease Week. Tarek I. Hassanein, MD, of…

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The Rising Tide of Autoimmunity: Highlights of the International Autoimmunity Summit

Healio Rheumatology, May 2016
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
The International Autoimmunity Summit gathered several hundred experts who span the spectrum of autoimmune diseases, which are often referred to as…

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Researchers identify compounds that may treat Lyme persisters more effectively

April 22, 2016
Researchers say they demonstrated that strains of Lyme disease found in California ticks are able to form persister bacteria and that several…

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