Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Congress of Clinical Rheumatology annual meeting, and the accompanying North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CCR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Nephritis less prevalent in patients with common variable immunodeficiency in SLE

May 1, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Nephritis is less prevalent among patients with both systemic lupus erythematosus and common variable immunodeficiency disease…
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Congress of Clinical Rheumatology to feature both well-known, 'off the circuit' speakers

April 30, 2019
More than 620 registered attendees from 45 states and 11 countries are traveling to Destin, Florida, this week for the 2019 Congress of Clinical…
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Rheumatologist, dermatologist collaboration key to identify early PsA

June 11, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Rheumatologists should collaborate more closely with dermatologists to recognize and diagnose early cases of psoriatic…
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Fibromyalgia best treated as inflammatory disease

May 29, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Fibromyalgia is best understood and treated as a central inflammatory syndrome, and rheumatologists should understand that pain…
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Anabolic agents, sequential monotherapy ideal for high-risk patients with osteoporosis

May 24, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Among previously untreated patients with osteoporosis who are at high risk for fracture, proactive therapy with anabolic agents…
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Romosozumab at forefront of 'paradigm shift' in osteoporosis therapy

May 23, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. —Patients with osteoporosis treated with romosozumab demonstrated substantial gains in bone mineral density and T-score increases…
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Rheumatic adverse effects of immune checkpoint therapy 'poorly recognized' in studies

May 22, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Although the incidence of rheumatologic adverse effects associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors is expected to grow with…
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Disseminated intravascular coagulation linked to increased hospital deaths in Still's disease

May 22, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — In-hospital deaths among patients with adult-onset Still’s disease was significantly higher among those with disseminated…
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RA not a risk factor for CV mortality in ESRD

May 21, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. — Rheumatoid arthritis is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in end stage renal disease, according to…
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IgG4 serum insufficient to diagnose IgG4-related disease

May 21, 2018
DESTIN, Fla. —An over-reliance on elevations in serum immunoglobin G4 concentrations, or tissue immunoglobin G4-positive plasma cell numbers…