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Gout and crystal arthropathies

Diagnosis and screening

27-11-2018 | Gout | Article

The challenges of approaching and managing gout

Fields TR. Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2019; 45: 145–157. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2018.09.009

Hyperuricemia and chondrocalcinosis: A clinical challenge for diagnosis and treatment

Editorial board member Fernando Pérez-Ruiz presents an interesting presentation of coexistant hyperuricemia and chondrocalcinosis, and outlines the challenges of diagnosis and management of these conditions.

18-10-2018 | Crystal arthropathies | Case study | Article

Hyperuricemia and chondrocalcinosis: A clinical challenge for diagnosis and treatment

Editorial board member Fernando Pérez-Ruiz presents an interesting presentation of coexistant hyperuricemia and chondrocalcinosis, and outlines the challenges of diagnosis and management of these conditions.

01-06-2018 | Gout | Article

How patients with gout become engaged in disease management: A constructivist grounded theory study

Howren A et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 110. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1608-x

02-05-2018 | Gout | Review | Article

Current status of ultrasound and dual-energy computed tomography in the evaluation of gout

Garner HW, Wessell DE. Rheumatol Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4033-1

02-05-2018 | Gout | Article

Accuracy of the HumaSensplus point-of-care uric acid meter using capillary blood obtained by fingertip puncture

Fabre S et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 78. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1585-0

24-06-2016 | Gout | Review | Article

Gout classification criteria: Update and implications

An overview of the 2015 American College of Rheumatology-European League Against Rheumatism Gout Classification Criteria explaining the process involved with its development.

Vargas-Santos AB, Taylor WJ, & Neogi T. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2016;18:46. doi:10.1007/s11926-016-0594-8

18-02-2016 | Gout | Article

Dual-energy computed tomography has limited sensitivity for non-tophaceous gout: a comparison study with tophaceous gout

Baer et al determine that a dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) scanning protocol that includes all lower extremity joints has moderate sensitivity in non-tophaceous and high sensitivity in tophaceous gout.

Baer AN et al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2016;17:91. doi:10.1186/s12891-016-0943-9

17-06-2015 | Gout | Article

Tophus resolution with pegloticase: a prospective dual-energy CT study

This study investigated the ability of pegloticase to reduce tophus in patients with refractory gout.

Araujo EG, Bayat S, Petsch C, Englbrecht M, Faustini F, Kleyer A, et al. RMD Open. 2015;1:e000075. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2015-000075.

16-05-2015 | Crystal arthropathies | Book Chapter | Article

Crystal-induced arthritis

This chapter presents ultrasonography findings in gout discussing the value of this method, and other imaging techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

Nestorova R, Fodor D. In: Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic Diseases. Edited by El Miedany Y.  Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15723-8_7

01-01-2015 | Gout | Book Chapter | Article

Gout

This chapter discusses etiology, epidemiology, and image diagnosis as well as pathology, pathological differential diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Klein MJ. In: Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone. Springer-Verlag London, 2015. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6578-1_68

30-05-2014 | Gout | Book Chapter | Article

Diagnosis of gout

This chapter provides an overview of the various diagnosis techniques available and highlights some key points for consideration in diagnosis of gout.

In: Managing Gout in Primary Care. Edited by Perez-Ruiz F, Herrero-Beites AM. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014. doi:10.1007/978-1-907673-67-2_3

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