Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016

Below is the program for the special interest group (SIG) meeting scheduled on 11 August 2016 to be held at the Museum of a History of Ideas, Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila. 1:45 PM - Patient's Perspective on Psoriatic Arthritis - Mr. Josef De Guzman (President/ CEO, Psoriasis Philippines) 2:00 PM - Psoriatic Arthritis in Asia … Continue reading Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016

May SIGA sa USTe!

The Philippine Rheumatology Association will have its first Special Interest Group Activity (SIGA) since its 2016 Annual Meeting at the Angelo King Audiovisual Room, 2/F Clinical Division Building, UST Hospital this May 30. Focusing on hot topics in systemic lupus erythematous, the lupus forum is co-organized by the PRA SLE, Vasculitis and Other Connective Tissue … Continue reading May SIGA sa USTe!

There’s a Lupus Nephritis Forum on July 24!

Lupus Nephritis (LN), a common manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus, affects 50-60% of patients with the disease at one point of their illness. It is a serious problem – although, it’s symptoms are not always dramatic (if you’ve been watching morning TV lately, you get what I mean). And as such, rheumatologists and nephrologists often … Continue reading There’s a Lupus Nephritis Forum on July 24!

Active and Latent TB in Persons with Rheumatic Diseases (SIG 2014)

Dr. Julie Li-Yu presented updated recommendations on how to screen and treat tuberculosis in patients with rheumatic diseases. Dr. Li-Yu and Dr Juan Javier Lichauco represented the PRA in the Task Force developing guidelines for TB management in the country. These slides were presented during the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Symposium held … Continue reading Active and Latent TB in Persons with Rheumatic Diseases (SIG 2014)

New Targets in Osteoarthritis Therapy (SIG 2014)

Dr. Sidney Erwin Manahan briefly reviews current concepts on osteoarthritis pathogenesis and novel targets of treatment. He reviews the status of therapies directed at these targets. This was a presentation during the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Group Symposium held at the F1 Hotel last 28 November 2014. Dr. Sidney Erwin Manahan is … Continue reading New Targets in Osteoarthritis Therapy (SIG 2014)

Handling Hand Osteoarthritis (SIG 2014)

Dr. Ester G. Penserga discusses new concepts on hand osteoarthritis - from disease mechanisms to treatment propositions. These were presented in the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Groups (SIG) Symposium held at F1 Hotel last 28 November 2014. Dr. Ester Gonzales-Penserga currently heads the UP PGH Section of Rheumatology and the Osteoarthritis Special … Continue reading Handling Hand Osteoarthritis (SIG 2014)