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Anakinra Use Assessed in Hospitalized Patients With Crystal-Associated Arthritis

Anakinra Use Assessed in Hospitalized Patients With Crystal-Associated Arthritis

Investigators examined the efficacy and safety of anakinra in medically complex, hospitalized patients with acute gout and calcium pyrophosphate crystal arthritis.

Anakinra May Be Effective for Treatment of Acute Gout Flares

Anakinra May Be Effective for Treatment of Acute Gout Flares

Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of anakinra for the treatment of acute gout flares.

Ultrasound: A Sensitive Imaging Tool for Evaluating Suspected CPPD in Hip Joints

Ultrasound: A Sensitive Imaging Tool for Evaluating Suspected CPPD in Hip Joints

The study results support the use of ultrasound as first-line imaging tool to detect CPP deposits at the hip joint.

Factors Associated With Bone Erosion Identified in Gout

Factors Associated With Bone Erosion Identified in Gout

Investigators evaluated the prevalence, distribution, and factors associated with bone erosion detectable by ultrasound in patients with gout.

Pharmacist-Led Medication Adherence Intervention Improves Gout Outcomes

Pharmacist-Led Medication Adherence Intervention Improves Gout Outcomes

Incorporating a pharmacist-led telephone intervention into clinical practice improved medication adherence and clinical outcomes in gout.

CT Laterality May Help Characterize Nephrolithiasis in Patients With Gout

CT Laterality May Help Characterize Nephrolithiasis in Patients With Gout

Researchers assessed clinical and laboratory characteristics of nephrolithiasis in gout using computed tomography.

Achieving Target Urate in Gout: How Much Allopurinol Is Needed?

Achieving Target Urate in Gout: How Much Allopurinol Is Needed?

Researchers sought to determine how many milligrams of allopurinol above the recommended creatinine clearance-based dose are required to achieve target serum urate.

Gout Associated With Increased Risk for Incident Dementia in the Elderly

Gout Associated With Increased Risk for Incident Dementia in the Elderly

Data suggest an independent association between gout and an increased risk for dementia.

Urate-Lowering Therapy Reduces Non-Episodic Foot Pain in Patients Without Gout Diagnosis

Urate-Lowering Therapy Reduces Non-Episodic Foot Pain in Patients Without Gout Diagnosis

Non-episodic foot pain in hyperuricemia was responsive to urate-lowering therapy.

Gout Associated With Worse Outcomes in Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

Gout Associated With Worse Outcomes in Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

A history of gout was associated with worse outcomes in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease.

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