Unique or Select Procedures, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323682114, 9780323682589

Unique or Select Procedures, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics, Volume 50-3

1st Edition

Author: Frederick Azar
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323682114
eBook ISBN: 9780323682589
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd May 2019
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Description

Guest edited by Drs. Jonathan Kay and Sergio Schwartzman, this issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics will cover Controversies in Rheumatology. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series Consulting Editor, Dr. Michael Weisman of Cedars-Sinai. Articles explore several questions, including, but not limited to: Is triple therapy or methotrexate plus a biologic the initial treatment of choice for RA patients; Is hypo or hyper-uricemia a risk requiring treatment for cardiac morbidity and mortality; Are there benefits and risks to biosimilars from a patient perspective; Should platelet-rich plasma be used to treat osteoarthritis; Is there a role for stem cell therapy to treat cartilage defects in osteoarthritis; Should any rheumatology patient, today, be treated with bone marrow ablation and stem cell transplantation; Is there effective prevention, prophylaxis, or treatment for CPPD arthritis; Is fibromyalgia a psychiatric disease or a pain syndrome; Should cyclophosphamide still be used to treat ANCA-associated vasculitis; Does methotrexate have a place in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis; Should hydroxychloroquine dosing be limited because of potential ocular toxicity; and Should generalized immunosuppression or targeted organ treatment be the best principle for overall management of SLE.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
22nd May 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323682114
eBook ISBN:
9780323682589

About the Author

Frederick Azar

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee- Campbell Clinic; Chief of Staff, Campbell Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee