2014 Rheumatology Highlights From Boston*

November 15-19, 2014; Boston, Massachusetts
Review highlights from the 2014 Boston rheumatology meeting in CCO’s Independent Conference Coverage, which includes clinical commentary, a Conference Report with embedded slides, and a downloadable slideset.
Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD
Chad Deal, MD
Atul Deodhar, MD
Daniel J. Wallace, MD

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chad Deal, MD, explores the clinical significance of key studies in rheumatoid arthritis presented at the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.

Chad Deal, MD Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Released: March 5, 2015 Expiration: March 4, 2016

In this downloadable slideset, Chad Deal, MD, explores the clinical significance of key studies in rheumatoid arthritis presented at the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.

Released: March 5, 2015

Lupus, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Spondyloarthritis

In these highlights from the ClinicalThought program, CCO’s expert faculty members describe how they tackle challenging clinical decisions in the settings of lupus, psoriatic arthritis, and spondyloarthritis.

Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD Atul Deodhar, MD Daniel J. Wallace, MD Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Released: March 19, 2015 Expiration: March 18, 2016

Clinical Thoughts

Two phase II late-breaking plenary oral abstracts at ACR offered tantalizing suggestions that could inform a successful phase III effort. Other presentations of note focused on the importance of patient-reported outcomes and the intriguing potential of studying already approved drugs in SLE.

Daniel J. Wallace, MD Released: January 29, 2015

The 2014 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting provided us with new and promising data on the safety and efficacy of current and investigational agents. How soon will we have new treatment options for patients with PsA?

Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD Released: February 6, 2015

Research presented at the 2014 ACR annual meeting showed that targeting the IL-23/IL-17 axis in ankylosing spondylitis led to high ASAS20 responses, and the use of TNF inhibitors benefits patients with nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

Atul Deodhar, MD Released: February 6, 2015
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