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Living With Gout: A Qualitative Grounded Theory Approach to a Study of Men With Chronic Gout

Jan 27, 2022

Gout is frequently misdiagnosed and mistreated, resulting in considerable impairment. There is a scarcity of information on the lived experience of gout and the hurdles to successful urate-lowering me...

In Chronic Gout, A Radiographic Damage Index Validated

Jan 27, 2022

For a study, researchers aimed to find a reliable way to assess radiographic damage in chronic gout patients. A gold standard rheumatologist consensus global score was comparable to renowned scoring t...

The Safety And Efficacy Of Febuxostat Comparable to Allopurinol in Chronic Gout: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis

Jan 27, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to assess the safety and efficacy of febuxostat versus allopurinol in the treatment of chronic gout. For the treatment of chronic gout, the researchers conducted a comp...

An Open, Randomized, Actively Controlled Research Was Conducted To Treat Chronic Gout in Patients With Renal Function Impairment

Jan 27, 2022

In patients with chronic renal failure, treating gout and hyperuricemia might be problematic. There is no study comparing the efficacy of allopurinol, the most commonly used drug, and the uricosuric b...

Chronic Gout Treatment: Is it Possible To Predict When Urate Levels Have Decreased Enough To Prevent Gout Attacks?

Jan 27, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to determine if lowering serum uric acid (SUA) concentrations below 6 mg/dl or lowering SUA for a more extended period will result in urate crystal depletion in the kne...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Related Factors in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis

Jan 25, 2022

Nutritional status and drugs may cause cobalamin (Vit B12) deficiency in people with systemic sclerosis (SSc) gastrointestinal (GI) involvement. Researchers wanted to find out how common and what caus...

Fibromyalgia: Perceptions and Management

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to investigate the management techniques and attitudes of Canadian rheumatologists regarding fibromyalgia, as well as their compliance with guideline recommendations. R...

The Influence of the Neuropathic Pain Component in Axial Spondyloarthritis on Disease Burden

Jan 25, 2022

Patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) and radiographic axSpA/ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have similar disease burdens; however, the potential significance of pain features,...

Complementary Assessment of the Patient Index Data 3 Score and Psoriasis Quality of Life

Jan 25, 2022

Psoriasis Quality of Life (PQoL-12) is a validated composite instrument for measuring psoriasis (PsO) and psoriatic arthritis patients' quality of life (QoL) (PsA). For rheumatoid arthritis, the Routi...

The SIMPLE Index for Lupus Disease Activity has been validated

Jan 25, 2022

Rheumatologists and primary care physicians may be more likely to utilize an uncomplicated, rapid method for assessing disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus if it requires little training o...

Adipocytokine Levels and Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence in a Psoriatic Arthritis Cohort

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients in a Mediterranean community using the most recent criteria, as well as its...

Is it Possible to Conduct a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Arthrocentesis in a Flexed Knee?

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, researchers wanted to see if extended or flexed knee placement was better for arthrocentesis and if flexed knee positioning could be enhanced using mechanical compression. In a quality im...

The Thickness of the Intima-Media of the Carotid Arteries and Their Lipid Profile in Children With Kawasaki Disease

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, it was determined that Kawasaki disease (KD) had a proclivity to involve coronary arteries, which resulted in a variety of long-term cardiovascular complications. Children with KD were at...

In Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronotropic Incompetence and Reduced Heart Rate Recovery

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, researchers found that in rheumatoid arthritis, cardiac autonomic dysfunction was an early indicator of cardiovascular damage (RA). Previous research had mostly focused on resting evaluat...

In African Americans With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, depressive symptoms are linked to poor treatment adherence

Jan 25, 2022

For a study, it was determined that people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in African Americans (AA) were at a higher risk of morbidity and death, and they frequently require numerous drugs. L...

Antimyeloperoxidase Antibodies–Associated Vasculitis Relapse Linked to Smoking

Jan 24, 2022

For a study, it was determined that antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated small-vessel vasculitis, several investigations found indicators of relapse. However, the function of smoking as a re...

Pneumocystis jirovecii Risk Factors Pneumonia in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Jan 24, 2022

For a study, it was determined that in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, immunosuppressive drugs (ISPs) increased the risk of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP). Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (T...

Transfusion Risk Factors Following Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jan 24, 2022

For a study, it was determined that despite excellent treatments, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) caused joint deterioration, necessitating total joint arthroplasty to keep patients functional. A blood tran...

In Rheumatoid Arthritis, Exercise is Associated With Increased Small HDL Particle Concentration and Decreased Vascular Stiffness

Jan 24, 2022

For a study, it was determined that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Exercise reduces various CV risk variables in the general population....

Methodological Approach for the Accreditation Process of Centres of Excellence in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jan 24, 2022

For a study, it was determined that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affected 1% of the global population in 2015, and between 0.5 and 1% in Latin America (LA). Previously, in May 2014, a consensus conferenc...