Javier Cavallasca

Summary

Affiliation: Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases. Hospital JB Iturraspe.
Location: Santa Fe, Argentina
Summary:
Ex resident Internal Medicine Department Hospital JM Cullen. Santa Fe
Ex resident and Chief resident Section of Rheumatology Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin. University of Buenos Aires
Actually Staff Physician at Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases Hospital JB Iturraspe,working in research and docency
Grants:
1997 Medical Doctor Faculty of Medicine. National University of Córdoba, Argentina
2001 – Internal Medicine.Medical College of Santa Fé, Argentina
2003- Rheumatology. Argentine Society of Rheumatology . University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005- Clinical Densitometrist. International Society for Clinical Densitometry
(ISCD)
Publications:
1: Cavallasca JA, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Musuruana JL. Hypothyroidism presenting
as puzzling myalgias and cramps in three patients: comment on the article by
george. J Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Jun;17(4):226. PubMed PMID: .


2: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA. Abatacept for treatment of refractory
polymyositis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:
.


3: Cavallasca JA, Musuruana JL, Granero G. Portal vein thrombosis in systemic
lupus erythematosus associated with anticardiolipin antibodies. Int J Rheum Dis.
2011 Feb;14(1):e5-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2010.01576.x. PubMed PMID:
.


4: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA, Berduc J, Vicario J. Coronary artery aneurysms in
Wegeners granulomatosis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 May;78(3):309-11. Epub 2010 Dec
30. PubMed PMID: .


5: Cavallasca JA, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Sarquis S, Nishishinya MB, Schvartz A,
Capdevila A, Nasswetter GG. Outcome of patients with systemic rheumatic diseases
admitted to a medical intensive care unit. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010
Dec;16(8):400-2. PubMed PMID: .


6: Garcilazo C, Cavallasca JA, Musuruana JL. Shoulder manifestations of diabetes
mellitus. Curr Diabetes Rev. 2010 Sep 1;6(5):334-40. Review. PubMed PMID:
.


7: Cavallasca JA, Vigliano CA, Perandones CE, Tate GA. Myocarditis as a form of
relapse in two patients with adult Stills disease. Rheumatol Int. 2010
Jun;30(8):1095-7. Epub 2009 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: .


8: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA, Lorenzon L. A man with sicca symptoms and
bilateral parotid enlargement. South Med J. 2008 Aug;101(8):855-6. PubMed PMID:
.


9: Cavallasca JA, Caubet M, Helling CA, Tate GA. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
(COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2008
Nov;29(1):99-101. Epub 2008 May 24. PubMed PMID: .


10: López Meiller MJ, Cavallasca JA, Maliandi Mdel R, Nasswetter GG.
Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in adults. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008 Apr;63(2):273-6.
PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2664214.


11: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA. Polyarteritis nodosa complicated by
antiphospholipid syndrome. South Med J. 2008 Apr;101(4):419-21. PubMed PMID:
.


12: Cavallasca JA, Nasswetter GG, Gutierrez DM, Bercellini EA, Brodsky AL. Sudden
sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid
syndrome. Joint Bone Spine. 2007 Jul;74(4):403-4. Epub 2007 May 21. PubMed PMID:
.


13: Cavallasca JA, Laborde HA, Ruda-Vega H, Nasswetter GG. Maternal and fetal
outcomes of 72 pregnancies in Argentine patients with systemic lupus
erythematosus (SLE). Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Jan;27(1):41-6. Epub 2007 May 22.
PubMed PMID: .


14: Cavallasca JA, Dubinsky D, Nasswetter GG. Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare
manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Int J Clin Pract. 2006
Dec;60(12):1683-6. PubMed PMID: .


15: Cavallasca JA, Seijo L, Nasswetter GG. [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent
cause of poplyteal cyst]. Med Clin (Barc). 2006 Jun 17;127(3):118. Spanish.
PubMed PMID: .


16: Cavallasca JA, Malah VA, Fernandez DE, Carbia SG, Nasswetter GG.
[Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]. Medicina (B
Aires). 2006;66(2):147-9. Spanish. PubMed PMID: .


17: Pacheco G, Cavallasca JA. Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout. N Engl
J Med. 2005 Dec 8;353(23):e20. PubMed PMID: .


18: Cavallasca JA, Laborde HA, Araujo MB, Nasswetter GG. Multiple avascular
necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis
overlap syndrome. Clin Rheumatol. 2005 Aug;24(4):406-8. Epub 2005 Jan 20. PubMed
PMID: .

Publications

  1. Cavallasca J, Laborde H, Araujo M, Nasswetter G. Multiple avascular necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis overlap syndrome. Clin Rheumatol. 2005;24:406-8 pubmed
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed multiple avascular necrosis (AVN). Rest and kinesitherapy were indicated for 1 year, and gradually an orthosis was introduced allowing the patient to walk normally. ..
  2. Pacheco G, Cavallasca J. Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:e20 pubmed
  3. Cavallasca J, Nasswetter G, Gutierrez D, Bercellini E, Brodsky A. Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome. Joint Bone Spine. 2007;74:403-4 pubmed
  4. Cavallasca J, Caubet M, Helling C, Tate G. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2008;29:99-101 pubmed publisher
    ..Even though COP after the joint involvement is found more frequently in RA, in rare cases it could be the first manifestation of this illness. ..
  5. Cavallasca J, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Sarquis S, Nishishinya M, Schvartz A, Capdevila A, et al. Outcome of patients with systemic rheumatic diseases admitted to a medical intensive care unit. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010;16:400-2 pubmed publisher
  6. Musuruana J, Cavallasca J, Berduc J, Vicario J. Coronary artery aneurysms in Wegener's granulomatosis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011;78:309-11 pubmed publisher
    ..He was treated with high doses of corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide with resolution of the aneurysms. ..
  7. Condat B, Valla D. [Portal vein thrombosis]. Presse Med. 2003;32:1460-5 pubmed
    ..In the absence of prothrombotic affection or in patients having already suffered from haemorrhages due to portal hypertension, the benefit of anticoagulant therapy is less clearly established. ..
  8. Cavallasca J, Malah V, Fernandez D, Carbia S, Nasswetter G. [Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]. Medicina (B Aires). 2006;66:147-9 pubmed
    ..Radiological studies of the affected areas showed periostosis. Because of normal laboratory results and chest radiography plus the absence of other underlying causes, diagnosis of primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy was made. ..
  9. Cavallasca J, Seijo L, Nasswetter G. [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent cause of poplyteal cyst]. Med Clin (Barc). 2006;127:118 pubmed
  10. Cavallasca J, Dubinsky D, Nasswetter G. Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Int J Clin Pract. 2006;60:1683-6 pubmed
    ..They presented with different degrees of respiratory involvement and responses to the therapy. At the same time, clinical, physiopathological, prognostic and therapeutic aspects of this syndrome are reviewed. ..

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. Cavallasca J, Laborde H, Araujo M, Nasswetter G. Multiple avascular necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis overlap syndrome. Clin Rheumatol. 2005;24:406-8 pubmed
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed multiple avascular necrosis (AVN). Rest and kinesitherapy were indicated for 1 year, and gradually an orthosis was introduced allowing the patient to walk normally. ..
  2. Pacheco G, Cavallasca J. Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:e20 pubmed
  3. Cavallasca J, Nasswetter G, Gutierrez D, Bercellini E, Brodsky A. Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome. Joint Bone Spine. 2007;74:403-4 pubmed
  4. Cavallasca J, Caubet M, Helling C, Tate G. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2008;29:99-101 pubmed publisher
    ..Even though COP after the joint involvement is found more frequently in RA, in rare cases it could be the first manifestation of this illness. ..
  5. Cavallasca J, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Sarquis S, Nishishinya M, Schvartz A, Capdevila A, et al. Outcome of patients with systemic rheumatic diseases admitted to a medical intensive care unit. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010;16:400-2 pubmed publisher
  6. Musuruana J, Cavallasca J, Berduc J, Vicario J. Coronary artery aneurysms in Wegener's granulomatosis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011;78:309-11 pubmed publisher
    ..He was treated with high doses of corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide with resolution of the aneurysms. ..
  7. Condat B, Valla D. [Portal vein thrombosis]. Presse Med. 2003;32:1460-5 pubmed
    ..In the absence of prothrombotic affection or in patients having already suffered from haemorrhages due to portal hypertension, the benefit of anticoagulant therapy is less clearly established. ..
  8. Cavallasca J, Malah V, Fernandez D, Carbia S, Nasswetter G. [Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]. Medicina (B Aires). 2006;66:147-9 pubmed
    ..Radiological studies of the affected areas showed periostosis. Because of normal laboratory results and chest radiography plus the absence of other underlying causes, diagnosis of primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy was made. ..
  9. Cavallasca J, Seijo L, Nasswetter G. [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent cause of poplyteal cyst]. Med Clin (Barc). 2006;127:118 pubmed
  10. Cavallasca J, Dubinsky D, Nasswetter G. Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Int J Clin Pract. 2006;60:1683-6 pubmed
    ..They presented with different degrees of respiratory involvement and responses to the therapy. At the same time, clinical, physiopathological, prognostic and therapeutic aspects of this syndrome are reviewed. ..
  11. Cavallasca J, Laborde H, Ruda Vega H, Nasswetter G. Maternal and fetal outcomes of 72 pregnancies in Argentine patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Clin Rheumatol. 2008;27:41-6 pubmed
    ..Adequate pregnancy follow-up and delivery care by an interdisciplinary team in Argentine SLE patients with no pre-gestational preparation resulted in maternal and fetal outcomes similar to those seen in world reference centers. ..
  12. López Meiller M, Cavallasca J, Maliandi M, Nasswetter G. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in adults. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008;63:273-6 pubmed
  13. Cavallasca J, Vigliano C, Perandones C, Tate G. Myocarditis as a form of relapse in two patients with adult Still's disease. Rheumatol Int. 2010;30:1095-7 pubmed publisher
    ..He was treated with IV methylprednisolone with normal follow-up cardiac ultrasound. Cardiac involvement in patients with systemic JIA can be the first symptom of disease reactivation, even after many years of disease remission. ..
  14. Cavallasca J, Maliandi M, Musuruana J. Hypothyroidism presenting as puzzling myalgias and cramps in three patients: comment on the article by George. J Clin Rheumatol. 2011;17:226; author reply 227 pubmed publisher