American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: More human cartilage increases amount of monosodium urate crystals in joints

November 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Ashika Chhana, PhD, spoke about research that examined the effects of…
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Bone marrow edema in lower spine common in young athletes

November 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Bone marrow edema is common in the sacroiliac joints of both amateur and professional young athletes, with damage most frequently…
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Lesions on MRI absent symptoms, history may yield false spondyloarthritis diagnosis

November 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO – A physical exam and complete medical history should supplement MRI results when making a diagnosis of spondyloarthritis, according…
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VIDEO: Atacicept is a 'potential, exciting' treatment for lupus

November 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Joan Merrill, MD, spoke about a study that she said is further…
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EULAR, ACR offer new classification criteria for lupus

November 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The European League Against Rheumatism and the American College of Rheumatology have presented a draft of their new classification…
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Secukinumab demonstrates sustained response, consistent safety profile in AS

November 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Secukinumab provided sustained improvements in signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis among patients who completed three…
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Monoclonal antibody shown to be safe, effective in managing PsA

November 16, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Treatment with ABBV-066, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits interleukin-23, provided substantial improvements in joint and skin…
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VIDEO: Adalimumab appears effective in non-radiographic axial spondyloarthropathy

November 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Treatment with adalimumab led to remission and sustained disease control among patients with non-radiographic axial…
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VIDEO: Significant improvements for skin disease activity seen in patients with dermatomyositis treated with anabasum

November 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Victoria P. Werth, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated the…
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VIDEO: Intra-articular sprifermin prevented cartilage loss in patients with knee OA

November 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Marc C. Hochberg, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated the…