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Gout & Other Crystal Arthropathies

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Gout and Other Crystal Arthropathies, by Dr. Robert Terkeltaub, presents the state-of-the-art, clinically-focused coverage you need to manage these increasingly prevalent diseases. Diagnose the full range of crystal arthropathies-including pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, and gouty arthritis-and treat your patients effectively with discussions of recently-approved drugs like Uloric and those currently under review, such as Kristexxa and Colcryst. With coverage of the latest therapies, preventions, and imaging studies, along with access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, this comprehensive resource is ideal for any physician who diagnoses, treats, and manages gout and crystal-induced arthropathies.

Audience

Rheumatology

Internal Medicine

Family Practice

Hardbound, 384 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2864-4

Contents

  • I

    Foreword

    II

    Introduction

    1

    Pathology of Crystal Deposition Diseases

    2

    Synovial Fluid Crystal Analysis

    3

    Purine Metabolism in the Pathogenesis of Hyperuricemia, and Inborn Errors of Purine Metabolism Associated with Disease

    4

    Renal Basis of Hyperuricemia

    5

    Pathogenesis of Tophus Formation and Gouty Inflammation

    6

    Gout: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

    7

    Genetics of Gout

    8

    Diagnosis of Gout

    9

    Clinical Features of Gout

    10

    Treatment of Acute Gout

    11

    Diet, Alcohol, Obesity, and Hyperuricemia

    12

    Uricosuric Therapy of Hyperuricemia in Gout

    13

    Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor Treatment of Hyperuricemia

    14

    Uricase Therapy of Gout

    15

    Prophylaxis of Attacks of Acute Gouty Arthritis

    16

    Overview of Gout Therapy Strategy and Targets and Management of Refractory Disease

    17

    Quality of Care in Gout

    18

    Health-Related Quality of Life and Outcome Measures in Gout

    19

    Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia: Cardiovascular and renal Implications

    20

    Pathogenesis and Molecular Genetics of Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Crystal Deposition Disease

    21

    Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment of CPPD Crystal Arthropathy

    22

    Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystal Arthropathy

    23

    Crystalline Disorders Associated with Renal Disease Including Oxalate Arthropathy

    24

    Plain Radiography and Advanced Imaging of Gout

    25

    Plain Radiography and Advanced Imaging of CPPD and Hydroxyapatite Deposition Diseases

    26

    Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Crystal Deposition Disease

    27

    Developing the future of diagnosis and management of gout and other crystal deposition arthropathies

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