RHEUM || Gout

Up to 90% of gout hospitalizations might be preventable

BOSTON – Nearly all hospitalizations of people who were discharged with a primary diagnosis of gout were likely preventable, based on the results of a retrospective analysis of 79 cases at a single...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

COPPS-2 curtails colchicine enthusiasm

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery who took colchicine had significantly less postpericardiotomy syndrome than did those on placebo, but this protective effect did not extend to postoperative atrial...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Colchicine may provide potent cardiac protection

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Evidence from three observational studies suggests colchicine has a strong protective effect against cardiovascular events in gout patients. These data add to mounting evidence...

Field of Interest: Cardiology
Type: News Item

Colchicine may provide potent cardiac protection

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Evidence from three observational studies suggests colchicine has a strong protective effect against cardiovascular events in gout patients. These data add to mounting evidence...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Current gout guidelines stress ‘treat to target’

SNOWMASS, COLO. – The current American College of Rheumatology gout guidelines contain a number of recommendations that may come as a surprise to rheumatologists and primary care physicians alike....

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

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