Research shows that belimumab is working in lupus. Learn more and share your story during Thursday's #RheumJC Twitter chat. (Pictured here is IgG1 monoclonal antibody, the basis for belimumab. @molekuul.be/Shutterstock.com)
(ACR 2014) A drug with a novel mechanism, sifalimumab, shows promise against lupus. In a video interview, Munther Khamastha MD describes the latest research into what could become a second new option for lupus patients.
Positioning of the probe is "three-quarters of the battle" in diagnosing synovitis of the wrist or hand, says Dr. DeMarco in this video. But gel technique and pressure are crucial to gaining accurate clinical information from ultrasound imaging of this condition.