Gout & Other Crystal Arthropathies

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By

  • Robert Terkeltaub, VA Rheumatology Section Chief, San Diego Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego

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.
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Audience

Rheumatology

Internal Medicine

Family Practice

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2864-4


Table of 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