Endocrinology

Rheumatology   

Questions discussed in this category


A male patient in his 30s with two lumbar compression fractures (non-traumatic) and a Z-score of -2.6 in the spine, Z-score -0.5 in hips. History of 3...

Are oral bisphosphonates contraindicated with all types of bariatric procedures?

What level or additional signs/symptoms trigger a workup? What does your workup typically consist of?

Does it depend on location of radiation, length of radiation, and time since radiation?

For example, patients who have been maintained on 5mg of prednisone for years without previous tapering attempts and the rheumatic disease is not acti...

Would you consider keeping the patient on denosumab or would switch to an anabolic agent?

Are there specific features that suggest drug-induced uveitis versus de novo uveitis?

Does denosumab effect knee replacement or hip replacement? Should replacement occur right before or after injection? 


Papers discussed in this category


Arthritis Rheumatol, 2017 Aug

Current opinion in rheumatology, 2015-05

Am J Med, 2012 Nov 20

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2017 Aug

JAMA, 2006-12-27

Lancet (London, England), 2015-09-19

N Engl J Med,

The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 2017-07

The New England journal of medicine, 2018 Oct 01

Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2018-05

Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 2019-07

Calcified tissue international, 2022 Oct 26