Dan Buskila

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The genetics of fibromyalgia syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Ben Gurion University, Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pharmacogenomics 8:67-74. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetics of fibromyalgia
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:313-5. 2005
  3. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Genetic aspects of fibromyalgia syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:218. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetics of chronic pain states
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel 84101
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:535-47. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, POB 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:333-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric fibromyalgia
    D Buskila
    Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Reumatismo 64:230-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in neuromuscular pain
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    CNS Spectr 10:281-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia: a biopsychosocial syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Rheumatic Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:887-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Etiology of fibromyalgia: the possible role of infection and vaccination
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Internal Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 8:41-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of fibromyalgia in Muslim Bedouin women in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:398-402. 2008

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint The genetics of fibromyalgia syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Ben Gurion University, Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pharmacogenomics 8:67-74. 2007
    ..Future genetic studies conducted in larger cohorts of FMS patients and matched control groups may further illuminate the role of genetics in FMS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetics of fibromyalgia
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:313-5. 2005
    ..Larger longitudinal studies are needed to better clarify the role of genetics in the development of FM...
  3. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Genetic aspects of fibromyalgia syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:218. 2006
    ..Future genetic studies in the field of FMS and related conditions should be conducted in larger cohorts of patients and ethnically matched control groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetics of chronic pain states
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel 84101
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:535-47. 2007
    ..The knowledge of these gene polymorphisms may help with better subgrouping of FMS patients and in designing a more specific pharmacologic treatment approach...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, POB 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:333-8. 2007
    ..Assessment of comorbid psychiatric disorders in FMS patients has clinical implications because treatment in these patients should focus both on physical and emotional dimensions of dysfunction...
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric fibromyalgia
    D Buskila
    Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Reumatismo 64:230-7. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in neuromuscular pain
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    CNS Spectr 10:281-4. 2005
    ..The importance of environmental factors triggering these conditions in predisposed individuals is also discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia: a biopsychosocial syndrome
    Dan Buskila
    Rheumatic Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:887-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Etiology of fibromyalgia: the possible role of infection and vaccination
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Internal Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 8:41-3. 2008
    ..There is some evidence for the possible role of vaccinations in triggering the development of FMS and related syndromes, however this association remains to be established...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of fibromyalgia in Muslim Bedouin women in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:398-402. 2008
    ..Fibromyalgia (FM) has been described and studied in various sociocultural settings in both developed and developing countries...
  11. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of the relationship between body mass index and clinical characteristics, tenderness measures, quality of life, and physical functioning in fibromyalgia patients
    Lily Neumann
    Epidemiology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1543-7. 2008
    ..261, P = 0.011). Obese FMS patients display higher pain sensitivity and lower levels of quality of life. In designing studies that explore factors affecting tenderness, BMI should be included in addition to sex, age, etc...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder in fibromyalgia patients: overlapping syndromes or post-traumatic fibromyalgia syndrome?
    Hagit Cohen
    Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 32:38-50. 2002
    ..The influence of gender on measures of PTSD in fibromyalgia (FM) patients also was examined...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Accuracy of the diagnosis of fibromyalgia by family physicians: is the pendulum shifting?
    Elena Shleyfer
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Rheumatol 36:170-3. 2009
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) by family physicians...
  16. doi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder is not over-represented in a sample population of migraine patients
    Gal Ifergane
    Headache Clinic, Department of Neurology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 20:182-5. 2009
    ..PTSD was previously associated with chronic pain and primary pain disorders...
  17. 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..
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pain sensitivity in prematurely born adolescents
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1079-82. 2003
    ..Several studies reported that preterm infants were found to be hypersensitive to pain. However, longitudinal and quantitative assessments of subsequent pain thresholds in adolescence are scarce...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Early post-stressor intervention with high-dose corticosterone attenuates posttraumatic stress response in an animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Hagit Cohen
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 64:708-17. 2008
    ..We used an animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to assess long-term behavioral effects of a single administration of various doses of corticosterone (CORT), administered immediately after exposure to psychogenic stress...
  22. 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)...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Trauma and work-related pain syndromes: risk factors, clinical picture, insurance and law interventions
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:199-207. 2011
    ..These conditions may share a common pathogenic mechanism namely, central sensitisation. Physical trauma and emotional trauma co-exist in many traumatic events and may interact in the pathogenesis of CWP/FMS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of fibromyalgia
    Lily Neumann
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:362-8. 2003
    ..A high prevalence of FM was demonstrated among relatives of patients with FM and it may be attributed to genetic and environmental factors...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint The clinical and economic burden of fibromyalgia compared with diabetes mellitus and hypertension among Bedouin women in the Negev
    Yariv Doron
    Department of Family Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Pract 21:415-9. 2004
    ..Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common idiopathic chronic, widespread pain syndrome with tenderness in anatomically defined tender points...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does nonarticlar tenderness change after bariatric surgery?
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Obes Surg 15:1243-6. 2005
    ..However, the effect of weight reduction on tenderness is not known. The aim of the study was to assess tenderness thresholds before and after bariatric surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome of posttraumatic fibromyalgia: a 3-year follow-up of 78 cases of cervical spine injuries
    Lily Neumann
    Epidemiology Department, Department of Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 32:320-5. 2003
    ..To assess the outcome of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) after cervical spine injury...
  30. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcome in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Tammy Zioni
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1325-8. 2011
    ..To investigate pregnancy outcome of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  31. doi request reprint Pediatric fibromyalgia
    Dan Buskila
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:253-61. 2009
    ..Fibromyalgia is most common in midlife, but may be seen at any age. This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, etiology, management, and outcome of pediatric fibromyalgia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases: the pain behind autoimmunity
    Dan Buskila
    Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:77-8. 2008
  33. doi request reprint Hepatitis C-associated rheumatic disorders
    Dan Buskila
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, P O B 151, 84101 Israel
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:111-23. 2009
    ..It concludes that larger, controlled studies are needed to establish further the treatment indications, efficacy, and safety of these agents...
  34. doi request reprint Awareness of diagnostic and clinical features of fibromyalgia among orthopedic surgeons
    Shlomo Bloom
    Orthopedic Surgery Department, Soroka Medical Center, Beersheba, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 33:927-31. 2013
    ..7 vs. 7.4; p < 0.03). The awareness and knowledge among OS regarding FM needs to be improved. OS who were trained in the south of Israel were found to have better degree of knowledge regarding FM...
  35. doi request reprint Prevalence of fibromyalgia syndrome in patients referred to a tertiary pain clinic
    Silviu Brill
    Sourasky Medical Center Pain Clinic, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Investig Med 60:685-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to assess the prevalence of FMS among consecutive patients referred to a tertiary pain clinic and to evaluate the contribution of central pain to the clinical impact upon such patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the SF-12 (Hebrew version) in a primary care population in Israel
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Care 40:918-28. 2002
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of the 12-item Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Short-Form Health Status Survey (SF-12) (Hebrew version) in a large primary care patient sample in Israel...
  37. pmc Developments in the scientific and clinical understanding of fibromyalgia
    Dan Buskila
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine H, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, P O B 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:242. 2009
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Emerging therapies for fibromyalgia
    Jacob N Ablin
    Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Rheumatology Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 13:53-62. 2008
    ..Fibromyalgia syndrome runs a chronic, non-progressive course, extracting high price owing to impaired quality of life, restricted vocational capacity, and increased health care utilization...
  40. doi request reprint Anti-polymer antibodies are correlated with pain and fatigue severity in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Autoimmunity 41:74-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of antipolymer antibody (APA) in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and to examine its association with FM severity symptoms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of Disease: genetics of fibromyalgia
    Jacob N Ablin
    Department of Rheumatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:671-8. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of an association between fibromyalgia and serotonin transporter promoter region (5- HTTLPR) polymorphism, and relationship to anxiety-related personality traits
    Hagit Cohen
    Arthritis Rheum 46:845-7. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia syndrome
    Philip Mease
    Seattle Rhumatology Associates, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:1415-25. 2007
    ..The OMERACT process has provided a framework for identification of key domains to be assessed and a path toward validation and standardization of outcome measures for clinical trials in FM...
  44. ncbi request reprint The genetics of fibromyalgia--closing Osler's backdoor
    Jacob N Ablin
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:428-9. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategy in fibromyalgia syndrome: where are we now?
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Clinical Research Scientist, Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:353-65. 2008
    ..The treatment of the fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is not standardized and often ineffective, and the course of disease progression is unpredictable...
  46. doi request reprint Pathogenesis of fibromyalgia - a review
    Jacob Ablin
    Department of Rheumatology, Institute of Rheumatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, 6 Weizman St, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Joint Bone Spine 75:273-9. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Coping styles in fibromyalgia: effect of co-morbid posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jacob N Ablin
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman St, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 28:649-56. 2008
    ..Our results may serve to further characterize cognitive and behavioral aspects of FM patients and subsequently guide therapeutic interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Migraine and fibromyalgia developing after a pontine haemorrhage
    Gal Ifergane
    Cephalalgia 27:191. 2007