SAN DIEGO—At ACR Convergence 2023, Plenary Session 2, April M. Jorge, MD, shared data concerning the potential cardio- and renal-protective benefits of sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis.
SAN DIEGO—At ACR Convergence 2023, Philip Seo, MD, MHS, presented an overview of clinical updates in rheumatology from the past year.
SAN DIEGO—Pain is one of the most common symptoms of rheumatic disease, and this session at ACR Convergence 2023 was dedicated to understanding recent research concerning the relationship between pain and inflammation.
SAN DIEGO—The understanding of the microenvironment in which immune cells interact with stromal cells in the synovium of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is deepening, potentially giving clues for treatments. As this understanding improves, so does the appreciation for its astounding complexity, an expert said here in a session at ACR Convergence, which…
Dr. Christopher Ritchlin provided insights into the underlying mechanisms of the immune system that promote disease activity in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), the latest research on how to optimize therapy for PsA and more.
SAN DIEGO—Thomas Ortel, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C., discussed thrombotic microangiopathies at ACR Convergence 2023. With a variety of causes, including autoimmune diseases, the connection with rheumatology is evident.
SAN DIEGO—Many rheumatologists see patients referred for uveitis, and Laura Kopplin, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, discussed inflammatory disease of the eye at ACR Convergence 2023.
SAN DIEGO—Recognition as an ACR Master is one of the highest honors the College bestows. This year, the ACR conferred the honor on 25 distinguished rheumatologists.
SAN DIEGO—Award presentations & artificial intelligence topped the list in the ACR Convergence 2023 Opening Session & Keynote Lecture on Nov. 11.
Dr. Aletaha discussed several studies of interventions in pre-RA, including SAVE, STIVEA, PROMPT, PRAIRI, TREAT EARLIER and STOP-RA.