Crystal Wong, MD

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B-Cell Depletion Predicts Rituximab Response in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

B-Cell Depletion Predicts Rituximab Response in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Rituximab non-responders may still be amenable to B-cell targeted therapies, such as ofatumumab or obinutuzumab.

BMI and Treatment Response to TNF Inhibitors in Ankylosing Spondylitis

BMI and Treatment Response to TNF Inhibitors in Ankylosing Spondylitis

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In patients with AS, those with a BMI in the overweight or obese range had a lower likelihood of clinical improvement with tumor necrosis factor inhibitor therapy.

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

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The ability of Power Doppler Ultrasound to predict short-term psoriatic arthritis disease flare was investigated in a new study.

Hip Arthroplasty Risk in Men Higher With Increased Dairy Product Consumption

Hip Arthroplasty Risk in Men Higher With Increased Dairy Product Consumption

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Hip osteoarthritis risk may be increased by a higher rate of dairy product consumption.

Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors May Increase Extra-articular RA Risk

Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors May Increase Extra-articular RA Risk

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Predictors for developing ExRA included older age, longer duration of RA, male sex, and positive rheumatoid factor at baseline.

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