AGUSTIN ESCALANTE

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Medical decision-making among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites with chronic back and knee pain: a qualitative study
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:78. 2011
  2. pmc Measurement of global functional performance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis using rheumatology function tests
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R315-25. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The disablement process in rheumatoid arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Frederic C Bartter General Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:333-42. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Disparity in total hip replacement affecting Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Med Care 40:451-60. 2002
  5. pmc A model of impairment and functional limitation in rheumatoid arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:16. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effect of body mass index on survival in rheumatoid arthritis: role of comorbidity and systemic inflammation
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1624-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and impact of rheumatic disorders in the United States Hispanic population
    A Escalante
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:104-10. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal manifestations, pain, and quality of life in Persian Gulf War veterans referred for rheumatologic evaluation
    A Escalante
    Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284, USA
    J Rheumatol 25:2228-35. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of cardiovascular risk factors and rheumatoid arthritis clinical manifestations to atherosclerosis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3413-23. 2005
  10. pmc Carotid atherosclerosis predicts incident acute coronary syndromes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Matthew R Evans
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:1211-20. 2011

Research Grants

  1. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Use and Outcome of Total Joint Replacement in Hispanics
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. DISABLEMENT PROCESS IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Medical decision-making among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites with chronic back and knee pain: a qualitative study
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:78. 2011
    ..Because these disorders are not life-threatening, decision-making is generally preference-based. Little is known about whether Hispanics in the U.S. differ from non-Hispanic Whites with respect to key decision making preferences...
  2. pmc Measurement of global functional performance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis using rheumatology function tests
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R315-25. 2004
    ..It provides a parsimonious scale to measure global physical function in RA...
  3. ncbi request reprint The disablement process in rheumatoid arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Frederic C Bartter General Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:333-42. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Disparity in total hip replacement affecting Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Med Care 40:451-60. 2002
    ..To compare the utilization of total hip replacement (THR) between Hispanic persons and non-Hispanic persons in a sample with health insurance...
  5. pmc A model of impairment and functional limitation in rheumatoid arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:16. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper is to test a model of impairment and functional limitation in (RA), using empirical data from a sample of RA patients. We based the model on the disablement process framework...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effect of body mass index on survival in rheumatoid arthritis: role of comorbidity and systemic inflammation
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1624-9. 2005
    ..Despite high cardiovascular mortality in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), few studies of body mass index (BMI) and obesity as risk factors for death in RA have been published...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and impact of rheumatic disorders in the United States Hispanic population
    A Escalante
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:104-10. 2001
    ..There is clearly a need for data on the prevalence and characteristics of arthritis and other rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in this emerging US population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal manifestations, pain, and quality of life in Persian Gulf War veterans referred for rheumatologic evaluation
    A Escalante
    Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284, USA
    J Rheumatol 25:2228-35. 1998
    ..We characterized the rheumatic manifestations of a group of veterans of the Persian Gulf War who were referred to a rheumatology clinic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of cardiovascular risk factors and rheumatoid arthritis clinical manifestations to atherosclerosis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3413-23. 2005
    ..To estimate the contribution of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease manifestations to atherosclerosis in RA...
  10. pmc Carotid atherosclerosis predicts incident acute coronary syndromes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Matthew R Evans
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:1211-20. 2011
    ..We undertook this study to determine the extent to which ACS are associated with carotid atherosclerosis in RA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Loss of cortical bone from the metacarpal diaphysis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: independent effects of systemic inflammation and glucocorticoids
    Jose F Roldan
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:508-16. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with the loss of cortical diaphyseal bone over time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Latent variable approach to the measurement of physical disability in rheumatoid arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:399-407. 2004
    ..To measure physical disability in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using a latent variable derived from a generic and a disease-specific self-reported disability instrument and an observer-assessed functional status scale...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acceleration of atherosclerosis during the course of rheumatoid arthritis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:354-60. 2007
    ..This suggests that atherogenesis accelerates after the onset of RA. Systemic inflammation may amplify the age-related risk of CV disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucocorticoids on the arteries in rheumatoid arthritis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3813-22. 2004
    ..Because of the possibility that their antiinflammatory effect may be antiatherogenic, this study investigated the effect of glucocorticoids on the arteries of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  15. doi request reprint Impaired arterial function associated with thinning of cortical bone in rheumatoid arthritis
    Jose F Roldan
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:523-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between peripheral arterial function and cortical bone thickness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric syndromes in lupus: prevalence using standardized definitions
    R L Brey
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Neurology 58:1214-20. 2002
    ..The San Antonio Lupus Study of Neuropsychiatric Disease is a longitudinal study designed to characterize the spectrum of and important risk factors for specific neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) syndromes...
  17. pmc Lower limb arterial incompressibility and obstruction in rheumatoid arthritis
    I del Rincon
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:425-32. 2005
    ..Despite increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in rheumatoid arthritis, the peripheral arteries remain understudied...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modeling impairment: using the disablement process as a framework to evaluate determinants of hip and knee flexion
    M J Lichtenstein
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284, USA
    Aging (Milano) 12:208-20. 2000
    ..The observed associations suggest that interventions targeted to decrease BMI itself may lead to improved function in part through improved joint ROM...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disaggregating pain and its effect on physical functional limitations
    M J Lichtenstein
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M361-71. 1998
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  20. ncbi request reprint The number of deformed joints as a surrogate measure of damage in rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos H Orces
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and South Texas Veterans Administration Health System, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:67-72. 2002
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of the number of deformed joints (NDJ) as a surrogate measure of joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between carotid atherosclerosis and markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients and healthy subjects
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1833-40. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between markers of systemic inflammation and carotid atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and healthy controls...
  22. ncbi request reprint High incidence of cardiovascular events in a rheumatoid arthritis cohort not explained by traditional cardiac risk factors
    I D del Rincón
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 44:2737-45. 2001
    ..To compare the incidence of cardiovascular (CV) events in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with that in people from the general population, adjusting for traditional CV risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Update of TNF-alpha antagonists and cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 7:395-9. 2005
    ..Although data are currently not sufficient to support evidence-based recommendations, it is possible to make reasonable suggestions to guide clinical practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity between men and women in the influence of the HLA-DRB1 shared epitope on the clinical expression of rheumatoid arthritis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 7874, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1480-8. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that the influence of the HLA-DRB1 shared epitope (SE) on the clinical manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) differs between men and women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis
    INMACULADA DEL RINCON
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 5:278-86. 2003
    ..This information should be important to physicians who provide care to patients with rheumatoid arthritis, given the difficulty of recognizing cardiovascular signs and symptoms among patients with the disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Walking velocity in aged persons: its association with lower extremity joint range of motion
    A Escalante
    Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 45:287-94. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Hip and knee flexion range contribute significantly to walking velocity in the SALSA cohort of community-dwelling aged persons...
  27. pmc Effects of covariates and interactions on a genome-wide association analysis of rheumatoid arthritis
    Rector Arya
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    BMC Proc 3:S84. 2009
    ..It is important to consider interactions of genotype x sex in addition to associations in a GWAA of RA. Furthermore, the association between SNPs and RA susceptibility varies significantly between men and women...

Research Grants10

  1. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..SNPs associated with RA damage may be useful for risk stratification of patients, and may contribute to the discovery of novel targets for RA treatments. ..
  2. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..SNPs associated with RA damage may be useful for risk stratification of patients, and may contribute to the discovery of novel targets for RA treatments. ..
  3. Use and Outcome of Total Joint Replacement in Hispanics
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..His mentoring role will also help create a critical mass of investigators focused on arthritis-related disability among the U.S. Hispanic population. ..
  4. DISABLEMENT PROCESS IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Interventions to be measured include anti-rheumatic drugs and joint surgery, the lag between disease onset and initiation of anti-rheumatic therapy, compliance, and rehabilitation interventions. ..
  5. The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    AGUSTIN ESCALANTE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SNPs associated with RA damage may be useful for risk stratification of patients, and may contribute to the discovery of novel targets for RA treatments. ..