Vincent Richer

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The objective of this systematic literature review was to determine the association between cardiovascular events (CVEs) and antirheumatic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA)/psoriasis (Pso). Systematic searches were performed of MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane databases (1960 to December 2012) and proceedings from major relevant(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of antirheumatic drugs on bone mineral density (BMD) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and psoriasis using a systematic review. METHODS Electronic databases were systematically searched for randomized controlled trials. Studies were grouped based on disease, treatment, and(More)
BACKGROUND OnabotulinumtoxinA (OnabotA) injections are effective to treat palmar hyperhidrosis (HH) but are quite painful. OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficacy and pain of OnabotA injection using a needle-free jet apparatus compared with the traditional needle injection to treat palmar HH. METHODS Twenty patients were recruited for a prospective open-label(More)
BACKGROUND Treating nail psoriasis is challenging. Corticosteroid matrix injection with needle is a conventional treatment but pain is often a limitation. OBJECTIVE Evaluate efficacy and safety of triamcinolone acetonide needle-free injection with the Med-Jet MBX in psoriatic fingernail. METHODS Seventeen patients were enrolled between January 2012 and(More)
OBJECTIVE Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis are on a spectrum of rare reactions primarily attributable to drugs. Timely diagnosis, cessation of the offending drug and burn center care are associated with favorable outcomes. Acute blistering disease has a wide differential diagnosis, including autoimmune bullous disease and other drug(More)
BACKGROUND There is no accepted method to objectively assess the visual appearance of sunscreens on the skin. METHODS We present a method for sunscreen application, digital photography, and computer analysis to quantify the appearance of the skin after sunscreen application. Four sunscreen lotions were applied randomly at densities of 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, and(More)