H Amital

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Refractory leg infection as an inducer of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1004; discussion 1004. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint MEDAX 2001--summary of the medical corps session
    Howard Amital
    Medical Branch, IDF Medical Corps, 9 Nahal Taninim St, Modi in 71700, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:153-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Third Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Treatment of Autoimmune Disorders, 8-10 June 2002, Leipzig, Germany
    Howard Amital
    Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:973-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy: control of pain and symptoms with pamidronate
    Howard Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Radiology and Division of Internal Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Ein Karem, POB 12000, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 23:330-2. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps humanitarian mission for Kosovo's refugees
    Howard Amital
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Forces, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:301-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome: remission following leg amputation in 2 cases
    H Amital
    Department of Medicine, Center of Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:127-32. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Alveolar hemorrhage in cryoglobulinemia--an indicator of poor prognosis
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:616-20. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against the VRT101 laminin epitope correlate with human SLE disease activity and can be removed by extracorporeal immunoadsorption
    H Amital
    Department of Medicine D, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tshernichovsky 59, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1433-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint SAPHO syndrome treated with pamidronate: an open-label study of 10 patients
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Hadassah Ein Karem, Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:658-61. 2004
  10. pmc Fibrosis regression induced by intravenous gammaglobulin treatment
    H Amital
    Research Unit of Autoimmune Diseases and Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Centre, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:175-7. 2003

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Publications30

  1. pmc Refractory leg infection as an inducer of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1004; discussion 1004. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint MEDAX 2001--summary of the medical corps session
    Howard Amital
    Medical Branch, IDF Medical Corps, 9 Nahal Taninim St, Modi in 71700, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:153-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Third Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Treatment of Autoimmune Disorders, 8-10 June 2002, Leipzig, Germany
    Howard Amital
    Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:973-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy: control of pain and symptoms with pamidronate
    Howard Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Radiology and Division of Internal Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Ein Karem, POB 12000, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 23:330-2. 2004
    ..It has been described mainly in association with chronic suppurative pulmonary diseases, bronchogenic carcinoma and lung metastases, cystic fibrosis, and cyanotic congenital malformations of the heart...
  5. ncbi request reprint Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps humanitarian mission for Kosovo's refugees
    Howard Amital
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Forces, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:301-5. 2003
    ..This communication elaborates on the various aspects of the humanitarian medical aid that were provided by this medical facility and the conclusions that learned from such a mission...
  6. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome: remission following leg amputation in 2 cases
    H Amital
    Department of Medicine, Center of Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:127-32. 2001
    ..These case studies provide an opportunity to study the interrelationship between several confounding factors that converge and lead to the development of this autoimmune condition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alveolar hemorrhage in cryoglobulinemia--an indicator of poor prognosis
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:616-20. 2005
    ..The inflammatory process involving the alveolar capillary walls may result in severe alveolar hemorrhage and consequently lead to a grave outcome. The objective of this study was to evaluate the occurrence of this unusual finding in CG...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against the VRT101 laminin epitope correlate with human SLE disease activity and can be removed by extracorporeal immunoadsorption
    H Amital
    Department of Medicine D, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tshernichovsky 59, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1433-7. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated whether VRT101 also serves as a target for human lupus antibodies, upholding the hypothesis that VRT101 may serve as a potential target in the therapy of lupus...
  9. ncbi request reprint SAPHO syndrome treated with pamidronate: an open-label study of 10 patients
    H Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Hadassah Ein Karem, Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:658-61. 2004
    ..Pamidronate, a second-generation bisphosphonate, has a pronounced effect on bone metabolism by suppressing bone resorption. We report our clinical experience with intravenous pamidronate in SAPHO syndrome...
  10. pmc Fibrosis regression induced by intravenous gammaglobulin treatment
    H Amital
    Research Unit of Autoimmune Diseases and Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Centre, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:175-7. 2003
    ..To review case histories of patients in whom fibrosis played a significant role in the pathogenesis of their disease, and to determine whether intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIg) contributed to the regression of their fibrotic condition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hyperacute renal failure as the initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus
    O Arbel
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Lupus 14:331-3. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Diet and lupus
    A Leiba
    Research Unit of Autoimmune Diseases, Department of Medicine B Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Lupus 10:246-8. 2001
    ..Human studies support the effect of a PUFAs-enriched diet, both scrologically and clinically. Large scale clinical studies are needed to confirm the primary results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment program in primary care clinics: a tool for quality improvement
    Dror Mandel
    Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:175-80. 2004
    ..Assessment of quality of health care is a major ongoing project of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) medical corps...
  14. ncbi request reprint The mosaic of autoimmunity: hormonal and environmental factors involved in autoimmune diseases--2008
    Yehuda Shoenfeld
    Department of Medicine B and Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:8-12. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint The mosaic of autoimmunity: genetic factors involved in autoimmune diseases--2008
    Yehuda Shoenfeld
    Department of Medicine B and Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:3-7. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Probiotic supplementation with Lactobacillus casei (Actimel) induces a Th1 response in an animal model of antiphospholipid syndrome
    Howard Amital
    Department of Medicine D, Meir Medical Center, Tshernichovsky 59, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1110:661-9. 2007
    ..05). Actimel as well as yogurt confer an immunological impact on Balb/c mice immunized with beta2GPI. Actimel was able not only to enhance IFNgamma secretion but also to inhibit IL-10 production...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of treatment with infliximab on serum cytokine profile of patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis
    Howard Amital
    Department of Medicine D, Meir Medical Center, Tshernichovsky 59, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1110:649-60. 2007
    ..In an unselected population of RA and PsA patients, we noticed diverse patterns of serum cytokine profiles. These results imply that the cytokine profiles of RA and PsA are diverse and their pathogenesis is heterogeneous...
  18. ncbi request reprint Novel biomarkers in autoimmune diseases: prolactin, ferritin, vitamin D, and TPA levels in autoimmune diseases
    Hedi Orbach
    Department of Medicine B, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:385-400. 2007
    ..Hyperferritinemia may be used as an acute-phase reactant marker in autoimmune diseases mainly SLE. TPA may be used to indicate the tendency for malignancies...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Multi-organ failure in a young soldier: a clinical-pathological meeting]
    Shmuel N Heyman
    Hebrew University, Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem
    Harefuah 141:204-9, 220. 2002
    ..The nature of hypophosphatemia and the possible role of additional injury from acetaminophen are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint The involvement of CD44 and its novel ligand galectin-8 in apoptotic regulation of autoimmune inflammation
    Lora Eshkar Sebban
    Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Immunol 179:1225-35. 2007
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  21. pmc Vitamin D and autoimmunity: new aetiological and therapeutic considerations
    Yoav Arnson
    Department of Medicine D, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Affiliated to Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1137-42. 2007
    ..It seems that vitamin D has crossed the boundaries of calcium metabolism and has become a significant factor in a number of physiological functions, specifically as a biological inhibitor of inflammatory hyperactivity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Expression of extra trinucleotide in CD44 variant of rheumatoid arthritis patients allows generation of disease-specific monoclonal antibody
    Itshak Golan
    The Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Autoimmun 28:99-113. 2007
    ..Furthermore, injection of anti-CD44vRA mAbs reduced joint inflammation in DBA/1 mice with collagen-induced arthritis. These findings show that anti-CD44vRA mAbs are both bioactive and RA-specific...
  23. pmc Methotrexate enhances the anti-inflammatory effect of CF101 via up-regulation of the A3 adenosine receptor expression
    Avivit Ochaion
    Can Fite BioPharma Ltd, 10 Bareket Street, Kiryat Matalon, Petah Tikva, 49170, Israel
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R169. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the data presented here indicate that MTX induces increased A3AR expression and exhibition, thereby potentiating the inhibitory effect of CF101 and supporting combined use of these drugs to treat RA...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reshaping the mosaic of autoimmunity
    Howard Amital
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:341-3. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Treatment with a laminin-derived peptide suppresses lupus nephritis
    Howard Amital
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Immunol 175:5516-23. 2005
    ..The interaction with these Ags can explain both the tissue distribution and the immunopathological findings in lupus. Moreover, inhibition of autoantibody binding to the extracellular matrix can lead to suppression of disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in mediating skin fibrosis in tight skin mice
    Miri Blank
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1689-90. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Infliximab-induced remission of extensive plaque psoriasis
    Howard Amital
    Rheumatology Unit, Division of Internal Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:827-8. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin modulates cutaneous involvement and reduces skin fibrosis in systemic sclerosis: an open-label study
    Yair Levy
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1005-7. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of unexpected death among young enlisted military personnel: results of a three-decade retrospective surveillance
    Howard Amital
    Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps, Jerusalem
    Chest 126:528-33. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint The mosaic of autoimmunity: prediction, autoantibodies, and therapy in autoimmune diseases--2008
    Yehuda Shoenfeld
    Department of Medicine B and Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:13-9. 2008