P Sarzi-Puttini

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine-induced lupus
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 9:555-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of NSAIDs in psoriatic arthritis: evidence from a controlled study with nimesulide
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    University Hospital L Sacco, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 19:S17-20. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Validation of an Italian version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ-I)
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:459-64. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular risk factors in systemic lupus erythematosus and in antiphospholipid syndrome]
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Med 94:63-70. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety and efficacy of low-dose cyclosporin A in severe psoriatic arthritis
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 21:234-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypersomnolence in fibromyalgia syndrome
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:69-72. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. A controlled double-blind study of two different dietary regimens
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 29:302-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral type II collagen in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. A six-month double blind placebo-controlled study
    M Cazzola
    Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:571-7. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular involvement in psoriatic arthritis
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 63:148-54. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Infliximab-induced lupus in Crohn's disease: a case report
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:814-7. 2003

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine-induced lupus
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 9:555-7. 2000
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case report of an association between lamotrigine and the onset of SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of NSAIDs in psoriatic arthritis: evidence from a controlled study with nimesulide
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    University Hospital L Sacco, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 19:S17-20. 2001
    ..To define the optimal dose of nimesulide (NIM) for treating psoriatic arthritis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validation of an Italian version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ-I)
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:459-64. 2003
    ..To validate a translated Italian version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ)...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular risk factors in systemic lupus erythematosus and in antiphospholipid syndrome]
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Med 94:63-70. 2003
    ..Primary and secondary APS are both associated with a significant increase of cardiovascular risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety and efficacy of low-dose cyclosporin A in severe psoriatic arthritis
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 21:234-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of long-term treatment with cyclosporin A (CsA) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypersomnolence in fibromyalgia syndrome
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:69-72. 2002
    ..To evaluate hypersomnolence in patients affected by fibromyalgia syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. A controlled double-blind study of two different dietary regimens
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 29:302-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate the effects of a diet therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral type II collagen in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. A six-month double blind placebo-controlled study
    M Cazzola
    Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:571-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of oral chicken type II collagen (CII) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular involvement in psoriatic arthritis
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 63:148-54. 2011
    ..Active PsA is a risk factor for CVD, and so PsA patients should be screened for subclinical forms of the disease and its risk factors, and an early treatment approach should be adopted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infliximab-induced lupus in Crohn's disease: a case report
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:814-7. 2003
    ..This is the first case, to our knowledge, of onset of prolonged infliximab-induced lupus...
  11. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and autoimmunity during anti-TNF therapy
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 12:703-8. 2013
    ..The addition of an immunosuppressive drug can reduce the induction of anti-TNF antibodies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia syndrome: the pharmacological treatment options
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 60:50-8. 2008
    ..The nature of FM suggests that an individualized, multimodal approach that includes both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies seems to be the most appropriate treatment strategy to date...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic widespread pain in spondyloarthritis
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan
    Reumatismo 66:28-32. 2014
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pain in rheumatoid arthritis: a critical review
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan
    Reumatismo 66:18-27. 2014
    ..Although joint replacement surgery can significantly improve RA-related pain, it may only be available to patients with the most severe advanced disease. ..
  15. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia and arthritides
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital of Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 64:286-92. 2012
    ..Rheumatologists should be able to distinguish primary and secondary FM, and need new guidelines and instruments to avoid making mistakes, bearing in mind that the diffuse pain of arthritides compromises the patients' quality of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Italian version of the Fibrofatigue Scale, a reliable tool for the evaluation of fibromyalgia symptoms
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital L Sacco, Via GB Grassi, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 56:213-6. 2004
    ..To validate a translated Italian version of the Fibrofatigue Scale (FFS)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of pure red cell aplasia in systemic lupus erythematosus with cyclosporin A
    F Atzeni
    Department of Rheumatology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:759-62. 2003
    ..The patient was successfully treated with cyclosporin A with no recurrence of the disease in the last 2 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, biologic agents and cardiovascular risk
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 14:780-4. 2005
    ..Due to the lack of evidence of a beneficial effect of anti-TNF-alpha agents in treatment of CHF, they should not be used to treat patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV heart failure...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of long-term disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs on endothelial function in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis
    M Turiel
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Health Technologies, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:e53-64. 2010
    ..Treatment strategies in ERA patients with high inflammatory activity must be monitored to identify beneficial effects on preclinical markers of vascular function...
  20. ncbi request reprint Granulomatosis polyangiitis associated with meningeal involvement: response to rituximab therapy after failure of cyclophosphamide
    M Benucci
    Rheumatology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Reumatismo 65:90-4. 2013
    ..Rituximab is an optimal means of treating cyclophosphamide-resistant patients with GPA associated with meningeal involvement. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of anti-TNF agents in the Lombardy rheumatoid arthritis network (LORHEN)
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 60:290-5. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Cardiac imaging techniques in systemic autoimmune diseases
    M Turiel
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 14:727-31. 2005
    ..More recently, other imaging modalities including magnetic resonance and computerized tomography angiography have been developed to allow imaging of the coronary arteries...
  23. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of the fibromyalgia patients
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 60:36-49. 2008
    ..To address the identification of core outcome domains, the Initiative on IMMPACT and OMERACT workshop convened a meeting to develop consensus recommendations for chronic pain clinical trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint New parameters for identifying subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome: a pilot study
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:361-8. 2014
    ..We investigated sub-clinical cardiovascular involvement in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) patients by means of ADMA, coronary flow reserve (CFR), intima media thickness (cIMT), pulse wave velocity (PWV) and myocardial deformation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Autoantibody profile during short-term infliximab treatment for Crohn's disease: a prospective cohort study
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:453-61. 2005
    ..The potential clinical implications of autoimmunity during treatment with infliximab are unclear...
  26. doi request reprint From endothelial dysfunction to atherosclerosis
    S Sitia
    IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Department of Health Technologies, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 9:830-4. 2010
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  27. ncbi request reprint Infections and treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S67-73. 2008
    ..These vaccinations are generally immunogenic (i.e., capable of inducing a protective level of specific antibodies) but may not induce an adequate response in a substantial proportion of patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pain in rheumatic diseases: how relevant is it?
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan
    Reumatismo 66:1-3. 2014
    ..However, most rheumatologists receive little formal training concerning contemporary theories of pain processing or management, and this may affect the clinical results of any specific target therapy. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Etiopathogenetic mechanisms of fibromyalgia syndrome
    S Stisi
    Rheumatology Unit, G Rummo Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Reumatismo 60:25-35. 2008
    ..Understanding of pathogenetic pathways in FMS has advanced beyond observing patient responses to neurophysiologically targeted therapies and basic research...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia: a critical digest of the recent literature
    L Bazzichi
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Piza, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S1-11. 2011
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  31. ncbi request reprint CD69 expression on neutrophils from patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:331-4. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Pain and ketoprofen: what is its role in clinical practice?
    P Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Reumatismo 62:172-88. 2010
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  33. ncbi request reprint Behçet's disease and cardiovascular involvement
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 14:723-6. 2005
    ..This review discusses the general aspects of the pathogenic mechanisms and clinical features cardiovascular involvement in BD, and provides the data of cardiovascular involvement in a cohort of Italian BD patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Skin manifestations in vasculitis and erythema nodosum
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Department, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:S60-6. 2006
    ..The main treatment of EN is that of the underlying associated conditions, if demonstrated. Aspirin and other NSAIDs in full doses are often sufficient...
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of leflunomide or methotrexate plus subcutaneous tumour necrosis factor-alpha blocking agents in rheumatoid arthritis
    M Benucci
    Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale S Giovanni di Dio, ASL 10 Florence, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:269-76. 2011
    ..Our data showed a greater reduction of DAS28 in the MTX group and, in combination with ETN, better results after two years of therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS: epidemic update, new treatment strategies and impact on autoimmunity
    F Croce
    Department of Clinical Sciences L Sacco, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S48-52. 2008
    ..Current epidemiological, therapeutic, autoimmune and rheumatic aspects of HIV-1 infection are here discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease versus irritable bowel syndrome: a hospital-based, case-control study of disease impact on quality of life
    F Pace
    Dept of Gastroenterology L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:1031-8. 2003
    ..Eighty patients with IBD (26 with ulcerative colitis and 54 with Crohn disease) and 85 controls with IBS formed the patient samples of the study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Localized and systemic forms of scleroderma in adults and children
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:S36-45. 2006
    ..The actual and select advantage of the early nailfold videocapillaroscopic (NVC) analysis is to distinguish between the primary RP and the secondary RP and to allow the early detection of SSc...
  39. ncbi request reprint An open, randomized comparison study of cyclosporine A, cyclosporine A + methotrexate and cyclosporine A + hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of early severe rheumatoid arthritis
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, University Hospital L Sacco, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 25:15-22. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic prescription patterns of general practitioners and specialists in the AMICA study
    Raffaele Scarpa
    Rheumatology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:24-30. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prescription modalities of general practitioners (GPs) and specialists in symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) patients enrolled in the AMICA study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of osteoarthritis in general practice: determinants of pain in Italian patients in the AMICA study
    Marco A Cimmino
    Rheumatology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:17-23. 2005
    ..To assess the clinical characteristics and determinants of pain observed by general practitioners (GPs) in Italian patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, hip, and knee...
  42. ncbi request reprint 2nd conference on heart, rheumatism and autoimmunity, Pescara, Italy, May 19-20, 2005
    Andrea Doria
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Via Guistiniani 2, Padova 35128, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 5:55-63. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Comorbid conditions in the AMICA study patients: effects on the quality of life and drug prescriptions by general practitioners and specialists
    Roberto Caporali
    Rheumatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:31-7. 2005
    ..The AMICA study evaluated how the presence of a coexistent disease and/or its chronic pharmacological treatment influenced the prescription of pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapy in patients with OA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Environment and systemic lupus erythematosus: an overview
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Rheumatology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Autoimmunity 38:465-72. 2005
    ..A better understanding of the etiopathogenetic mechanism of SLE is required in order to clarify the multiple interactions between environmental exposures and genetic factors...
  45. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of symptomatic osteoarthritis in general and specialist practice in Italy: design and methods of the AMICA Study
    Fabio Parazzini
    Division of Epidemiology, Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:11-6. 2005
    ..The diagnostic and clinical approach to osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, knee, and hip in general practice and specialist practice in Italy as determined by the AMICA project...
  46. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic risk factors in primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a 5-year prospective study
    Maurizio Turiel
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, University of Milan, Via Galeazzi 4, 20161 Milan, Italy
    Stroke 36:1490-4. 2005
    ..Because thromboembolic events are frequently observed in primary antiphospholipid syndrome (PAPS), we assessed the risk factors for new thrombotic episodes...
  47. ncbi request reprint The role of echocardiographic techniques in connective tissue diseases
    Maurizio Turiel
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Galeazzi, University of Milan, Via Galeazzi 4, 20161 Milano, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 4:171-7. 2005
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  48. ncbi request reprint Cyclic alternating pattern: a new marker of sleep alteration in patients with fibromyalgia?
    Maurizio Rizzi
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Disorders, Rheumatology Unit, University Hospital L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    J Rheumatol 31:1193-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the presence of CAP in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) compared to healthy controls...
  49. pmc Primary and secondary autoimmune neutropenia
    Franco Capsoni
    Rheumatology Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:208-14. 2005
    ..Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor is a proven treatment in patients with AIN of all types and is now preferred to other possible therapies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Do physicians treat symptomatic osteoarthritis patients properly? Results of the AMICA experience
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:38-42. 2005
    ..The study was designed to evaluate their prescription modalities to determine whether they matched the recently proposed treatment guidelines for OA (ACR 2000; EULAR 2000; APS 2002)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Five-year follow-up by transesophageal echocardiographic studies in primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Maurizio Turiel
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:574-9. 2005
    ..Anticoagulant and/or antiplatelet treatment was ineffective in terms of valvular lesion regression. New appearances of cardiac involvement are significantly related to high IgG aCL titers...
  52. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus, atherosclerosis, and autoantibodies
    Sandra Zampieri
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, I 35128 Padua, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1051:351-61. 2005
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  53. ncbi request reprint Influence of coping skills on health-related quality of life in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Silvana Rinaldi
    University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 55:427-33. 2006
    ..To identify coping strategies used by patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and to assess the influence of main clinical and coping variables on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Increased neural sympathetic activation in fibromyalgia syndrome
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Via GB Grassi 74, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1069:109-17. 2006
    ..This review discusses the general aspects of the altered HPA and ANS, sympathetic overactivity, and alterations in cardiovascular autonomic responses to gravitational stimuli...
  55. ncbi request reprint Estrogens in pregnancy and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Andrea Doria
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1069:247-56. 2006
    ..This occurrence could lead to a lower-than-expected increase of IL-6, accounting for the low humoral immune response and the low disease activity observed in the third trimester of pregnancy in such patients...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis and causes of death in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Andrea Doria
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Med 119:700-6. 2006
    ..We studied survival rate, prognostic factors, and causes of death in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), particularly focusing on the influence of disease severity...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Preclinical impairment of coronary flow reserve in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Fabiola Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1108:392-7. 2007
    ..CFR is early reduced in RA patients without clinical evidence of heart disease as a result of impaired microcirculation. CFR seems a useful technique able to follow-up and to assess effects of new drugs on RA patients...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
  63. doi request reprint Increased cortisol relative to adrenocorticotropic hormone predicts improvement during anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Rainer H Straub
    Laboratory of Experimental Rheumatology and Neuroendocrino Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 58:976-84. 2008
    ..We undertook this study to investigate the predictive value of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis hormones for clinical improvement during anti-TNF therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis
    Mario Fumagalli
    Rehabilitative Medicine Unit, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:47-52. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of cardiovascular neural control and reduced orthostatic tolerance in patients with primary fibromyalgia
    Raffaello Furlan
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Ospedale L Sacco, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Rheumatol 32:1787-93. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that FM is characterized by sympathetic overactivity and alterations in cardiovascular autonomic response to gravitational stimulus...
  66. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced lupus erythematosus
    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
    Department of Rheumatology, Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Via GB Grassi 74, Milan 20157, Italy
    Autoimmunity 38:507-18. 2005
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