Manuel Martinez-Lavin

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Affiliation: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Management of dysautonomia in fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City DF, Mexico
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 28:379-87. 2002
  2. ncbi Is fibromyalgia a generalized reflex sympathetic dystrophy?
    M Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Juan Badiano No 1, 14080 México D F Mexico
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 19:1-3. 2001
  3. doi Dorsal root ganglia, sodium channels, and fibromyalgia sympathetic pain
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Rheumatology Department, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Med Hypotheses 72:64-6. 2009
  4. doi Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: a palindrome with a pathogenic connotation
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 20:88-91. 2008
  5. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Stress, the stress response system, and fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:216. 2007
  6. ncbi Hypothesis: the chaos and complexity theory may help our understanding of fibromyalgia and similar maladies
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico City, Mexico
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:260-4. 2008
  7. ncbi Exploring the cause of the most ancient clinical sign of medicine: finger clubbing
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 36:380-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Fibromyalgia as a sympathetically maintained pain syndrome
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico DF, Mexico
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 8:385-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Overlap of fibromyalgia with other medical conditions
    M Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico, D F Mexico
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 5:347-50. 2001
  10. pmc Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene haplotypes in Mexican and Spanish patients with fibromyalgia
    Gilberto Vargas-Alarcon
    National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, Mexico City 14080, Mexico
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R110. 2007

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Publications26

  1. ncbi Management of dysautonomia in fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City DF, Mexico
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 28:379-87. 2002
    ..If this research supports current hypotheses, therapeutic trials with disciplines and substances intended to correct autonomic dysfunction will be indicated...
  2. ncbi Is fibromyalgia a generalized reflex sympathetic dystrophy?
    M Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Juan Badiano No 1, 14080 México D F Mexico
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 19:1-3. 2001
    ..I propose that fibromyalgia is a sympathetically maintained pain syndrome in which ongoing sympathetic hyperactivity sensitises the primary nociceptors and induces widespread pain and allodynia...
  3. doi Dorsal root ganglia, sodium channels, and fibromyalgia sympathetic pain
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Rheumatology Department, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Med Hypotheses 72:64-6. 2009
    ..If this hypothesis proves to be true, then sodium channel blockers could become therapeutic options for FM pain...
  4. doi Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: a palindrome with a pathogenic connotation
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 20:88-91. 2008
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  5. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Stress, the stress response system, and fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:216. 2007
    ..Fibromyalgia is proposed to be a sympathetically maintained neuropathic pain syndrome, and genomic data support this contention. Autonomic dysfunction may also explain other fibromyalgia features not related to pain...
  6. ncbi Hypothesis: the chaos and complexity theory may help our understanding of fibromyalgia and similar maladies
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico City, Mexico
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:260-4. 2008
    ..Modern clinicians are often frustrated by their inability to understand fibromyalgia and similar maladies since these illnesses cannot be explained by the prevailing linear-reductionist medical paradigm...
  7. ncbi Exploring the cause of the most ancient clinical sign of medicine: finger clubbing
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 36:380-5. 2007
    ..The cause of this unique finger deformity has remained elusive throughout the centuries. For 3 decades our group has studied the etiology of this acropachy. This article reviews the current knowledge on the cause of digital clubbing...
  8. ncbi Fibromyalgia as a sympathetically maintained pain syndrome
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico DF, Mexico
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 8:385-9. 2004
    ..Dysautonomia also may explain the multisystem features of FM...
  9. ncbi Overlap of fibromyalgia with other medical conditions
    M Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico, D F Mexico
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 5:347-50. 2001
    ..This article discusses the different rheumatic and nonrheumatic diseases that overlap or are prone to be confused with fibromyalgia. It emphasizes the key points in the differential diagnosis...
  10. pmc Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene haplotypes in Mexican and Spanish patients with fibromyalgia
    Gilberto Vargas-Alarcon
    National Institute of Cardiology, Juan Badiano 1, Mexico City 14080, Mexico
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R110. 2007
    ..This association was not observed in Mexican patients. Studies with a larger sample size are needed in order to verify or amend these preliminary results...
  11. pmc A SCN9A gene-encoded dorsal root ganglia sodium channel polymorphism associated with severe fibromyalgia
    Gilberto Vargas-Alarcon
    Department of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Cardiology Ignacio Chavez, Mexico City, Mexico
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to search for an association between fibromyalgia and several SCN9A sodium channels gene polymorphisms...
  12. pmc Nocturnal heart rate variability parameters as potential fibromyalgia biomarker: correlation with symptoms severity
    Claudia Lerma
    Electromechanical Instrumentation Department, National Institute of Cardiology Ignacio Chavez, Mexico, Juan Badiano 1, 14080 Mexico City, Mexico
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R185. 2011
    ..Sleeping problems are prominent in FM. The objectives of this study are: 1) to explore different nocturnal HRV parameters as potential FM biomarkers and 2) to seek correlation between such HRV parameters and diverse FM symptoms...
  13. ncbi Sphygmomanometry-evoked allodynia--a simple bedside test indicative of fibromyalgia: a multicenter developmental study
    Alfonso Vargas
    National Institute of Cardiology, ISSSTE Hospital Leon, Autonomous University of Puebla and Medica Sur, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:272-4. 2006
    ..Patients with FM often describe pain elicitation during blood pressure testing (sphygmomanometry)...
  14. doi Autonomic dysfunction in fibromyalgia assessed by the Composite Autonomic Symptoms Scale (COMPASS)
    Carla Solano
    National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:172-6. 2009
    ..Such proposal is based mostly on the results of diverse heart rate variability analyses. The Composite Autonomic Symptom Scale (COMPASS) is a different validated method to recognize dysautonomia...
  15. doi Prevalence of fibromyalgia in vasovagal syncope
    Maite Vallejo
    Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 19:111-4. 2013
    ..Autonomic nervous system dysfunction has been proposed as a key element in the pathogenesis of fibromyalgia...
  16. ncbi Circulating vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations in a case of pulmonary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. Correlation with disease activity
    Francisco Olán
    National Institute of Cardiology and National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Rheumatol 31:614-6. 2004
    ..Removal of the lung tumor led to a dramatic disappearance of the skeletal abnormalities and to reduction of circulating VEGF levels. Histochemical studies of the excised tumor confirmed abnormal VEGF production...
  17. ncbi Use of the leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs questionnaire in patients with fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Mexico
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 32:407-11. 2003
    ..Fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome displays such features. The Leeds Assessment of Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs (LANSS) Pain Scale is an instrument developed and validated to recognize neuropathic pain and set it apart from nociceptive pain...
  18. ncbi Complex adaptive systems allostasis in fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Rheumatology Department, National Cardiology Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:285-98. 2009
    ..Preliminary genetic evidence supports FM's dysautonomic nature. A scientific holistic therapy is proposed to harmonize rigid complex systems and, in doing so, to help to improve FM symptoms...
  19. doi Rheumatic diseases in the ancient Americas: the skeletal manifestations of treponematoses
    Carlos Pineda
    Biomedical Research Subdirection, Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitacion, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:280-3. 2009
    ..Few pathologic conditions have attracted so much interest as treponematoses. One of these, syphilis, was the most feared venereal disease throughout the civilized world until the introduction of penicillin in the 20th century...
  20. doi Sympathetic nervous system dysfunction in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and interstitial cystitis: a review of case-control studies
    Laura Aline Martínez-Martínez
    From the Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 20:146-50. 2014
    ..Sympathetic dysfunction has been reported in these syndromes, raising the possibility that such dysautonomia could be their common clustering underlying pathogenesis...
  21. doi Association of adrenergic receptor gene polymorphisms with different fibromyalgia syndrome domains
    Gilberto Vargas-Alarcon
    National Institute of Cardiology Ignacio Chavez, Tlalpan, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arthritis Rheum 60:2169-73. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to correlate alpha-AR and beta-AR gene polymorphisms with the presence of FM and with different domains of the FM syndrome as measured by the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ)...
  22. ncbi Musician's cramp: a case report and literature review
    Alfonso Vargas Rodríguez
    Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 11:274-6. 2005
    ..Musician's focal dystonia is an under-diagnosed condition. Treatment benefit is limited despite recent innovative approaches. Rheumatologist should be aware of this condition...
  23. ncbi Dysautonomia in Gulf War syndrome and in fibromyalgia
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    Am J Med 118:446. 2005
  24. ncbi Fibromyalgia is a neuropathic pain syndrome
    Manuel Martinez-Lavin
    J Rheumatol 33:827-8. 2006