F A Houssiau

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Lupus nephritis]
    F A Houssiau
    Service de Rhumatologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Rev Med Interne 28:S304-5. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Current management of lupus nephritis
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Pôle et Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:319-28. 2013
  3. pmc Therapy of lupus nephritis: lessons learned from clinical research and daily care of patients
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:202. 2012
  4. pmc Gene expression profiling in the synovium identifies a predictive signature of absence of response to adalimumab therapy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Valérie Badot
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R57. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Current treatment of lupus nephritis
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 17:426-30. 2008
  6. pmc Azathioprine versus mycophenolate mofetil for long-term immunosuppression in lupus nephritis: results from the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Saint Luc University Hospital, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:2083-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The 10-year follow-up data of the Euro-Lupus Nephritis Trial comparing low-dose and high-dose intravenous cyclophosphamide
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:61-4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of mycophenolate mofetil combined to intravenous methylprednisolone pulses and oral low-dose glucocorticoids in severe early systemic sclerosis
    M Vanthuyne
    Rheumatology Department, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:287-92. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of myositis patients: can a low-dose glucocorticoid regimen achieve good functional results?
    A Nzeusseu
    Department of Rheumatology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 17:441-6. 1999
  10. doi request reprint Rituximab treatment induces the expression of genes involved in healing processes in the rheumatoid arthritis synovium
    I Gutierrez-Roelens
    Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc and Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 63:1246-54. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Lupus nephritis]
    F A Houssiau
    Service de Rhumatologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Rev Med Interne 28:S304-5. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Current management of lupus nephritis
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Pôle et Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:319-28. 2013
    ..We then discuss the current anti-inflammatory, cytotoxic and biologic therapies, with special emphasis on the need for optimal global care. ..
  3. pmc Therapy of lupus nephritis: lessons learned from clinical research and daily care of patients
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:202. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Gene expression profiling in the synovium identifies a predictive signature of absence of response to adalimumab therapy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Valérie Badot
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R57. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Current treatment of lupus nephritis
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 17:426-30. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Azathioprine versus mycophenolate mofetil for long-term immunosuppression in lupus nephritis: results from the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial
    Frédéric A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Saint Luc University Hospital, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:2083-9. 2010
    ..This investigator-initiated randomised trial tested whether mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) was superior to azathioprine (AZA) as maintenance treatment...
  7. doi request reprint The 10-year follow-up data of the Euro-Lupus Nephritis Trial comparing low-dose and high-dose intravenous cyclophosphamide
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:61-4. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of mycophenolate mofetil combined to intravenous methylprednisolone pulses and oral low-dose glucocorticoids in severe early systemic sclerosis
    M Vanthuyne
    Rheumatology Department, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:287-92. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of myositis patients: can a low-dose glucocorticoid regimen achieve good functional results?
    A Nzeusseu
    Department of Rheumatology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 17:441-6. 1999
    ..In order to validate this approach, we performed a functional re-evaluation of these PM-DM patients...
  10. doi request reprint Rituximab treatment induces the expression of genes involved in healing processes in the rheumatoid arthritis synovium
    I Gutierrez-Roelens
    Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc and Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 63:1246-54. 2011
    ..We undertook this study to investigate the global molecular effects of rituximab in synovial biopsy samples obtained from anti-TNF-resistant RA patients before and after administration of the drug...
  11. pmc A randomised comparative study of the short term clinical and biological effects of intravenous pulse methylprednisolone and infliximab in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis despite methotrexate treatment
    P Durez
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1069-74. 2004
    ..To compare the short term clinical and biological effects of intravenous (i.v.) pulse methylprednisolone (MP) and infliximab (IFX) in patients with severe active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) despite methotrexate (MTX) treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts produce a soluble form of the interleukin-7 receptor in response to pro-inflammatory cytokines
    V Badot
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cell Mol Med 15:2335-42. 2011
    ..In conclusion, sIL-7R is induced by pro-inflammatory cytokines in RA FLS. sIL-7R could qualify as a new biomarker of response to therapy in RA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Identification of distinct gene expression profiles in the synovium of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Nzeusseu Toukap
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1579-88. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the global gene expression profiles in synovial biopsy tissue from the swollen knees of untreated SLE patients (n = 6), RA patients (n = 7), and osteoarthritis (OA) patients (n = 6)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Selective involvement of the choroid plexus on cerebral magnetic resonance images: a new radiological sign in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with neurological symptoms
    T Duprez
    Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Universite Catholique de Louvain, St Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Rheumatol 28:387-91. 2001
    ..Our cases indicate that selective involvement of the choroid plexus should be included in the spectrum of the radiological signs for neurological lupus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Persistent pneumomediastinum and dermatomyositis: a case report and review of the literature
    V A Barvaux
    Pneumology Unit, Cliniques UniversitairesSaint-Luc, , Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 20:359-61. 2001
    ..We conclude that pneumomediastinum is not an uncommon complication of dermatomyositis and that its aetiopathogenesis remains very unclear...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oral pamidronate prevents high-dose glucocorticoid-induced lumbar spine bone loss in premenopausal connective tissue disease (mainly lupus) patients
    A Nzeusseu Toukap
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 14:517-20. 2005
    ..We stress the need for optimal GC-induced bone loss prevention therapy in premenopausal patients, a too often neglected issue in patients whose survival has dramatically improved over the last decades...
  17. doi request reprint Prognosis of proliferative lupus nephritis subsets in the Louvain Lupus Nephritis inception Cohort
    J Vandepapelière
    Department of Rheumatology Department of Pathology Department of Nephrology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium 4Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales and Pôle de Néphrologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Lupus 23:159-65. 2014
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cyclophosphamide in lupus nephritis
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 14:53-8. 2005
    ..In this review, the different CYC regimes on the basis of the results of prospective randomized trials performed in LN patients is discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relapses of lupus nephritis: incidence, risk factors, serology and impact on outcome
    M El Hachmi
    Department of Rheumatology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 12:692-6. 2003
    ..These results stress the importance of regular blood and urine examinations in LN patients, even years after the initial episode...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal sepsis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    C Naveau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 14:903-6. 2005
    ..Five cases were identified. We stress the severity of the clinical presentation and recommend immunization of SLE patients with a pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Disseminated lupus erythematosis: current therapies and future hopes]
    F A Houssiau
    Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain
    Bull Mem Acad R Med Belg 160:329-35. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Myocardial microangiopathy associated with antiphospholipid antibodies
    B R Lauwerys
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, , Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lupus 10:123-5. 2001
    ..We emphasize the value of 99mTc-MIBI (2-methoxy isobutyl isonitrile) exercise stress myocardial scintigraphy for the detection of cardiac microangiopathy associated with the APL syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of refractory systemic rheumatic diseases
    F A Houssiau
    Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc Université Catholique de Louvain
    Acta Clin Belg 58:314-7. 2003
    ..In this paper, these features will be reviewed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) as an example...