Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning: Do You Unpack?Journal of General Internal Medicine.  33:1196-1200. 2018
2018 Untangling the complex relationships between incident gout risk, serum urate, and its comorbiditiesArthritis Research.  20. 2018
2018 Brief Report: Validation of a Definition of Flare in Patients With Established GoutArthritis and Rheumatology.  70:462-467. 2018
2017 Rituximab in ANCA-Associated VasculitisCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  19. 2017
2017 Renal dosing of allopurinol results in suboptimal gout careAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  76. 2017
2016 The effects of urate lowering therapy on inflammation, endothelial function, and blood pressure (SURPHER) study design and rationaleControlled Clinical Trials.  50:238-244. 2016
2016 Treatment of hyperuricemia in gout: current therapeutic options, latest developments and clinical implicationsTherapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease.  8:145-159. 2016
2016 Allopurinol Dose Reductions Based on Creatinine Alert Redesign SystemAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:e95. 2016
2015 Serum urate and incident cardiovascular disease: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) studyPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
2015 Vascular calcifications on hand radiographs in rheumatoid arthritis and associations with autoantibodies, cardiovascular risk factors and mortalityRheumatology.  54:1587-1595. 2015
2014 A qualitative assessment of internal medicine resident perceptions of graduate medical education following implementation of the 2011 ACGME duty hour standardsBMC Medical Education.  14. 2014
2014 Comorbidities in patients with crystal diseases and hyperuricemiaRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America.  40:251-278. 2014
2013 Longitudinal association between serum urate and subclinical atherosclerosis: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) studyJournal of Internal Medicine.  274:594-609. 2013
2013 A Delphi exercise to identify characteristic features of gout - Opinions from patients and physicians, the first stage in developing new classification criteria (Journal of Rheumatology (2013) 40, (498-505))Journal of Rheumatology.  40:1634. 2013
2013 Serum urate association with hypertension in young adults: Analysis from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults cohortAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  72:1321-1327. 2013
2013 Association of functional polymorphism rs2231142 (Q141K) in the ABCG2 gene with serum uric acid and gout in 4 US populationsAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  177:923-932. 2013
2013 A Delphi exercise to identify characteristic features of gout - Opinions from patients and physicians, the first stage in developing new classification criteriaJournal of Rheumatology.  40:498-505. 2013
2013 Genome-wide association analyses identify 18 new loci associated with serum urate concentrationsNature Genetics.  45:145-154. 2013
2013 Genome-wide association analyses identify 18 new loci associated with serum urate concentrationsNature Genetics.  45:145-154. 2013
2013 Genome-wide association analyses identify 18 new loci associated with serum urate concentrationsNature Genetics.  45:145-154. 2013
2013 Thrombosis in vasculitisBest Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology.  27:57-67. 2013
2012 Impact of interactions of cigarette smoking with NAT2 polymorphisms on rheumatoid arthritis risk in African AmericansArthritis and Rheumatism.  64:655-664. 2012
2012 Drug treatment of hyperuricemia to prevent cardiovascular outcomes: Are we there yet?American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs.  12:1-6. 2012
2012 Association between being African-American, serum urate levels and the risk of developing hyperuricemia: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults cohortArthritis Research.  14. 2012
2012 Developing a provisional definition of flare in patients with established goutArthritis and Rheumatism.  64:1508-1517. 2012
2011 Bringing it all together: A novel approach to the development of response criteria for chronic gout clinical trialsJournal of Rheumatology.  38:1467-1470. 2011
2011 Patient-reported outcomes in chronic gout: A report from OMERACT 10Journal of Rheumatology.  38:1452-1457. 2011
2011 Serum urate in chronic gout - Will it be the first validated soluble biomarker in rheumatology?Journal of Rheumatology.  38:1462-1466. 2011
2011 Tophus measurement as an outcome measure for clinical trials of chronic gout: Progress and research prioritiesJournal of Rheumatology.  38:1458-1461. 2011
2010 Serum urate and its relationship with alcoholic beverage intake in men and women: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) cohortAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  69:1965-1970. 2010
2010 Diagnostic Approach to ANCA-associated VasculitidesRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America.  36:491-506. 2010
2009 Febuxostat: The evidence for its use in the treatment of hyperuricemia and goutCore Evidence.  4:25-36. 2009
2009 Gout. Hyperuricemia and cardiovascular disease: how strong is the evidence for a causal link?Arthritis Research.  11. 2009
2009 Are glucocorticoids equivalent to NSAIDs for the treatment of gout flares?Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology.  5:12-13. 2009
2008 Serum urate, menopause, and postmenopausal hormone use: from eminence to evidence-based medicine.Arthritis Research.  10:120. 2008
2008 Management of Hyperuricemia and Gout in CKDAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  52:994-1009. 2008
2008 Methotrexate is not associated with progression of interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritisArchives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  168:1927-1928. 2008
2007 Treatment of acute gout-like arthritis in an emergency setting: Prednisolone versus indomethacin: CommentaryNature Clinical Practice Rheumatology.  3:604-605. 2007
2007 Pulmonary manifestations of rheumatoid arthritisSeminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  28:430-440. 2007
2006 Treatment of rheumatoid arthritisAmerican Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.  63:2451-2465. 2006
2005 A group randomized trial to improve safe use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugsAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  11:537-543. 2005
2004 Cysticercosis as the main cause of partial seizures in children in PeruRevista de Neurologia.  39:924-926. 2004
1997 The role of menopause in the development of chronic mountain sickness.American Journal of Physiology.  272:R90-R94. 1997

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Crystal Diseases.  1935-1949. 2014
2013 Asymptomatic hyperuricemia and its clinical implications for extra-articular disease.  132-147. 2013
2012 Diagnosis of gout.  94-104. 2012

Research Overview

  • Gout
    Vasculitis
    Epidemiology
    Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine Residency Program, 1999
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2003
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2005
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2007
  • Full Name

  • Angelo Gaffo