Mahmoud Abu-Shakra

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in systemic lupus erythematosus: a controlled study
    M Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 26:306-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and its impact on quality of life of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    M Abu-Shakra
    Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine D, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Lupus 15:32-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: safety and immunogenecity issues
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 6:543-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Duplex study of the carotid and femoral arteries of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a controlled study
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:18-23. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific antibody response after influenza immunization in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 29:2555-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus vaccination of patients with SLE: effects on generation of autoantibodies
    M Abu-Shakra
    Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 21:369-72. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus: therapeutic highlights from the Sixth International Lupus Conference
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine D, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:71-3. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus vaccination of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: effects on disease activity
    M Abu-Shakra
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 27:1681-5. 2000
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Duplex study of the carotid and femoral arteries of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a controlled study
    Talia Wolak
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 31:909-14. 2004

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in systemic lupus erythematosus: a controlled study
    M Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 26:306-9. 1999
    ..To assess the quality of life (QOL) of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and to compare it with that of healthy women and patients with primary fibromyalgia (FM)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and its impact on quality of life of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    M Abu-Shakra
    Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine D, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Lupus 15:32-7. 2006
    ..SOC was the only variable independently associated with MCS. Education and SOC were significantly associated with the general WHO QOL-Bref. Age, education, SDI and SOC were independently associated with QOL of women with SLE...
  3. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: safety and immunogenecity issues
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 6:543-6. 2007
    ..However, the vaccine may trigger the generation of autoantibodies which is usually short term and is not associated with clinical significance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Duplex study of the carotid and femoral arteries of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a controlled study
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:18-23. 2005
    ..quot;Ultrasonic biopsy" (U-B) is a noninvasive screening technique to detect early atherosclerotic plaques and arterial wall changes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific antibody response after influenza immunization in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 29:2555-7. 2002
    ..To determine the efficacy of influenza virus vaccine in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus vaccination of patients with SLE: effects on generation of autoantibodies
    M Abu-Shakra
    Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 21:369-72. 2002
    ..In summary, although the influenza virus vaccine is clinically safe for patients with SLE it may trigger the generation of autoantibodies. This effect is usually short term and has no clinical significance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus: therapeutic highlights from the Sixth International Lupus Conference
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine D, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:71-3. 2002
    ..The current data on biologic agents are still preliminary and their exact role in SLE needs to be determined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus vaccination of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: effects on disease activity
    M Abu-Shakra
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 27:1681-5. 2000
    ..To determine whether vaccination of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with influenza virus vaccine is associated with exacerbation of SLE...
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Duplex study of the carotid and femoral arteries of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a controlled study
    Talia Wolak
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Rheumatol 31:909-14. 2004
    ..To identify atherosclerosis in the common carotid (CCA) and common femoral arteries (CFA) of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and matched controls...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia in systemic lupus erythematosus: prevalence and clinical implications
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 25:25-8. 2003
    ..The recognition of the association between SLE and FM is relevant to every physician who treats lupus patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: the Beer Sheva experience
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit and Lupus Clinic, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:43-4. 2008
    ..Dobutamine stress echocardiogram has not been shown to detect subclinical coronary artery disease; however, the high percentage of left ventricular outflow gradient requires further evaluation and follows-up studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary functions testing in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Lone S Avnon
    Pulmonary Clinic, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:83-7. 2009
    ..A high incidence of abnormal pulmonary function tests has been reported in cross-sectional studies among patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Few patients have been enrolled in longitudinal studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of exercise cessation on non-articular tenderness measures and quality of life in well-trained athletes
    Lior Zeller
    Department of Medicine F, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:44-7. 2011
    ..The term chronic multi-symptom illness (CMI) refers to a spectrum of pain disorders, such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, that are characterized by unexplained chronic pain, fatigue, and cognitive and mood complaints..
  15. ncbi request reprint [Dead Sea and Tiberias as health resort areas for patients suffering from different types of arthritis]
    Shaul Sukenik
    Department of Medicine D Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva
    Harefuah 145:117-22, 165. 2006
    ..This review presents different modalities of balneotherapy, their mechanism of action, side-effects and major contraindications. The article also summarizes all the publications on clinical trials conducted in the Dead Sea and Tiberias...
  16. ncbi request reprint [The Dead Sea--a unique resort for patients suffering from joint diseases]
    Shaul Sukenik
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba
    Harefuah 149:175-9, 193. 2010
    ..An important advantage of balneotherapy is the lack of serious adverse effects, and, in contrast to some physicians' beliefs, the scarcity of contraindications for therapy at the Dead Sea area...
  17. pmc Autoantibodies profile in the sera of patients with Sjogren's syndrome: the ANA evaluation--a homogeneous, multiplexed system
    Boris Gilburd
    Department of Medicine B, Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Dev Immunol 11:53-6. 2004
    ..It offers a rapid and sensitive method to assess multiple analyses in a single tube/well...
  18. doi request reprint Repeated tuberculin skin testing following therapy with TNF-alpha inhibitors
    Inbal Fuchs
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 28:167-72. 2009
    ..Serial TST testing in patients receiving TNFi is indicated to identify patients with reactivation of latent tuberculosis infection or those exposed to mycobacterium...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mud compress therapy for the hands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Shlomi Codish
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 25:49-54. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of home treatment with mud compresses for the hands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spa therapy for ankylosing spondylltis at the Dead Sea
    Shlomi Codish
    Departament of Internal Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:443-6. 2005
    ..The efficacy of spa therapy in ankylosing spondylitis has not been investigated extensively...
  21. ncbi request reprint Osteonecrosis in patients with SLE
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Unit and Departments of Medicine B and D, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 25:13-24. 2003
    ..This article reviews the causes, clinical and epidemiological features, diagnosis, and treatment options for osteonecrosis among patients with SLE...
  22. doi request reprint 'I used to dream of lupus as some sort of creature': Chronic illness as an internal object
    Emanuel Schattner
    Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:466-72. 2008
    ..Through their experience, the study of risk and resilience in chronic illness may be advanced...
  23. 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
  24. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic thromboses and severe thrombocytopenia during heparin therapy in a patient with anti-phospholipid syndrome
    Lior Zeller
    Department of Medicine D, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beersheba, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 25:426-9. 2006
    ..The possible role of heparin in induction of thromboses and its therapeutic implication are detailed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of psoriatic arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Avital Avriel
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Soroka University Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:48-9. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Natural hidden autoantibodies
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:748-9. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint [Thiamine deficiency among Chinese workers in Israel]
    Amalia Kleiner-Baumgarten
    Internal Medicine Day Hospital Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva
    Harefuah 142:329-31, 400, 399. 2003
    ..There was also a lack of attention given to providing essential nutrients including thiamine by their employees. Clinicians must be aware that thiamine deficiency and beriberi disease may be common in this apparently healthy population...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Eye involvement in rheumatoid arthritis in children and adults]
    Erez Tsumi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Soroka University Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 145:451-6, 469. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the clinical manifestations, the diagnostic tools and the therapeutic modalities of the various ocular features of patients with juvenile and adult rheumatoid arthritis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality studies in SLE: how far can we improve survival of patients with SLE
    Mahmoud Abu-Shakra
    Autoimmun Rev 3:418-20. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Seeing better at the Dead Sea
    Shaul Sukenik
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:109-10. 2005