UPMC Physician Resources
Practical Understanding of Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Five health care professionals provide insight into rheumatoid arthritis and its effect on patients and their functionality.
Publish Date: 4/19/2012
Total Viewing Time: 1 hr
Rheumatology Grand Rounds Winter 2012
In the recent release of Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Dr. Kimberly P. Liang provides an overview of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, its criteria for diagnosis, the latest treatment approaches and results from recent clinical trials.
Publish Date: 2/28/2012
Management of Vasculitis: Understanding the great masquerader
UPMC's Dr. Kathleen Maksimowicz McKinnon provides an overview of the diagnosis of the types of vasculitis as well as immunosuppressive therapy for the disease. Several case studies are reviewed during the course of the presentation.
Publish Date: 2/9/2012
Total Viewing Time: 40 min.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Comparative Effectiveness Research (RACER)
In this recent presentation from the UPMC Medical Grand Rounds, Dr. Marc C. Levesque reviews the recognition and management of rheumatoid arthritis as well as the use of diagnostic criteria in characterizing rheumatoid arthritis patients in the clinical care setting.
Publish Date: 1/17/2012
Understanding Musculoskeletal Pain: Focus on Fibromyalgia
Rheumatologist Dr. Terence W. Starz discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments of pain associated with fibromyalgia. This presentation was part of UPMC’s Update in Internal Medicine 2010: Evidence-Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.
Publish Date: 4/6/2011
Total Viewing Time: 38 minutes
Gout: New Treatments for a Familiar Disease
Dr. Robyn Domsic and Dr. Marc Levesque, from the UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center, review medical therapies like febuxostat for the treatment of gout.
Publish Date: 11/23/2010
Total Viewing Time: 54 min