Yolanda Braun-Moscovici

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcific tendinitis of the rectus femoris
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:298-300. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy: 6 year experience of a single center in northern Israel and possible impact of health policy on results
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Health Care Campus, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:277-81. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D level: is it related to disease activity in inflammatory joint disease?
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 31:493-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-cyclic citrullinated protein antibodies as a predictor of response to anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Rheumatol 33:497-500. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status after iloprost treatment in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon secondary to systemic sclerosis
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1517-21. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Rituximab: rescue therapy in life-threatening complications or refractory autoimmune diseases: a single center experience
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, PO Box 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 33:1495-504. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and acroosteolysis in systemic sclerosis
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Rheumatol 35:2201-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Depletion of B lymphocytes in rheumatoid arthritis patients modifies IL-8-anti-IL-8 autoantibody network
    Zohar Keren
    Technion, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Clin Immunol 133:108-16. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary arteries involvement in Takayasu's arteritis: two cases and literature review
    Kohava Toledano
    B Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:461-70. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Toe necrosis and acute myocardial infarction precipitated by a pheochromocytoma in a patient with systemic sclerosis
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:331-3. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcific tendinitis of the rectus femoris
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:298-300. 2006
    ..Typically, there is tenderness and warmth lateral to the hip just below the anterior inferior iliac spine. Calcification can be seen on x-rays and may resolve as pain resolves with local injections and antiinflammatory drugs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy: 6 year experience of a single center in northern Israel and possible impact of health policy on results
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Health Care Campus, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:277-81. 2008
    ..For other indications (e.g., vasculitis), anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy is given on a "compassionate" basis in severe refractory disease...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D level: is it related to disease activity in inflammatory joint disease?
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 31:493-9. 2011
    ..The only statistical significant correlation was found between vitamin D level and ethnic origin. Further studies are needed to look for genetic polymorphism of vitamin D receptors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-cyclic citrullinated protein antibodies as a predictor of response to anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Rheumatol 33:497-500. 2006
    ..We investigated the correlation between the efficacy of infliximab therapy and the titer of anti-CCP...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status after iloprost treatment in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon secondary to systemic sclerosis
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1517-21. 2007
    ..We found that IL, in addition to its vasoactive properties, has a potential to activate inner antioxidant system. Activation of inner antioxidant activity may explain long-term effect of IL instead of its very short half-life time...
  6. doi request reprint Rituximab: rescue therapy in life-threatening complications or refractory autoimmune diseases: a single center experience
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, PO Box 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 33:1495-504. 2013
    ..RTX when administrated at an earlier stage, prevented irreversible vital organ damage, and allowed rapid steroid tapering off in already severe immunodepressed patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and acroosteolysis in systemic sclerosis
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Rheumatol 35:2201-5. 2008
    ..Vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) have a crucial role in bone metabolism and resorption and may affect AO and calcinosis. We assessed vitamin D and PTH in patients with SSc...
  8. doi request reprint Depletion of B lymphocytes in rheumatoid arthritis patients modifies IL-8-anti-IL-8 autoantibody network
    Zohar Keren
    Technion, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Clin Immunol 133:108-16. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that B-cell depletion therapy modifies the cytokine-autoantibody network by reducing the levels of anti-cytokine autoantibodies and, consequentially, the formation of antibody-cytokine immune complexes...
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary arteries involvement in Takayasu's arteritis: two cases and literature review
    Kohava Toledano
    B Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:461-70. 2011
    ..To review pulmonary arteritis (PA) complicated by pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in Takayasu's arteritis (TA)...
  10. doi request reprint Toe necrosis and acute myocardial infarction precipitated by a pheochromocytoma in a patient with systemic sclerosis
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:331-3. 2007
    ..We present a woman with limited SSc who developed toe necrosis and acute coronary events as a complication of a previously undiagnosed pheochromocytoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid pleural effusion
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:368-78. 2006
    ..To describe the clinical and laboratory features of rheumatoid pleural effusion (RPE) and the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to this condition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vasculitis in siblings with familial Mediterranean fever: a report of three cases and review of the literature
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, POB 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1183-5. 2007
    ..Vasculitides may be a clinical feature of FMF with a higher familiar prevalence. MEFV mutations may act as a genetic susceptibility factor for vasculitides in FMF patients...
  13. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of fasciitis due to body-building supplement
    Alexander P Rozin
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 335:242-5. 2008
    ..We observed fasciitis due to the protein supplement Pure Whey, which has not been reported previously...
  14. ncbi request reprint Consumption of pomegranate decreases serum oxidative stress and reduces disease activity in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:474-9. 2011
    ..Pomegranate extract (POMx) consumption has been shown to reduce the incidence and severity of collagen-induced arthritis in mice...
  15. pmc Large leg ulcers due to autoimmune diseases
    Alexander P Rozin
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 17:CS1-7. 2011
    ..Large leg ulcers (LLU) may complicate autoimmune diseases. They pose a therapeutic challenge and are often resistant to treatment. To report three cases of autoimmune diseases complicated with LLU...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ischemic finger ulcer as a presenting symptom of systemic sclerosis
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:531-2. 2005
  17. doi request reprint Periodontal condition of patients with autoimmune diseases and the effect of anti-tumor necrosis factor-α therapy
    Yaniv Mayer
    Department of Periodontology, School of Graduate Dentistry, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Periodontol 84:136-42. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of autoimmune diseases (AIs), as well as anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) therapy on the clinical and immunologic parameters of the periodontium...
  18. doi request reprint Scleroderma - new aspects in pathogenesis and treatment
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, POB 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:13-24. 2012
    ..Future research will be directed at genetic factors, diagnostic and prognostic markers for fibrosis and microangiopathy, and development of drugs directed to pathogenic key cells and mediators...
  19. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma overlap syndrome
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion lsrael Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:14-20. 2011
    ..A combined pathology has impact on the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Accelerated pulmonary nodulosis and sterile pleural effusion in a patient with psoriatic arthropathy during methotrexate therapy: a case report
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:29-30. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Sonographic features of a tophaceous nodule
    Alexandra Balbir-Gurman
    Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:746-7. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Endothelin and pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    B Shine Department of Rheumatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:442-53. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current knowledge of the role played by endothelin (ET) in PHT and the relevant drug regimens used in the treatment of this condition...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plasmapheresis for rheumatic diseases in the twenty-first century: take it or leave it?
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    UCLA Medical School, Rheumatology Division, Los Angeles, California 98101, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:197-204. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin for rheumatic diseases in the twenty-first century: take it or leave it?
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    UCLA Medical School, Rheumatology Division, Los Angeles, California 98101, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:237-45. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Patient self-administered joint tenderness counts in rheumatoid arthritis are reliable and responsive to changes in disease activity
    Fernando Figueroa
    Department of Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    J Rheumatol 34:54-6. 2007
    ..To examine whether self-assessment of tender and swollen joints by patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be used to evaluate changes in disease activity instead of joint counts by physicians...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development of a preliminary scleroderma gastrointestinal tract 1.0 quality of life instrument
    Dinesh Khanna
    University of Cincinnati, The Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1280-6. 2007
    ..Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) involvement occurs in approximately 90% of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and has a major impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). We developed an HRQOL instrument for persons with SSc...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stem cell therapy in scleroderma
    Yolanda Braun-Moscovici
    Rheumatology Division, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 14:711-6. 2002
    ..The encouraging data, proper patient selection criteria, and appropriate therapy regimen make controlled studies appropriate, and such studies are currently under way in Europe and are soon to begin in the United States...