Tracy Frech

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Autophagy is a key feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Rheumatol Int 34:435-9. 2014
  2. pmc Treatment of early diffuse systemic sclerosis skin disease
    Tracy M Frech
    University of Utah and Veterans Affair Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:166-71. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Understanding itch in systemic sclerosis in order to improve patient quality of life
    Tracy M Frech
    University of Utah and Veterans Affair Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:81-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy: a complication of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 32:885-8. 2013
  5. pmc Vascular leak is a central feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1385-91. 2012
  6. pmc Heritability of vasculopathy, autoimmune disease, and fibrosis in systemic sclerosis: a population-based study
    Tracy Frech
    University of Utah, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2109-16. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Probiotics for the treatment of systemic sclerosis-associated gastrointestinal bloating/ distention
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S22-5. 2011
  8. pmc Prevalence and correlates of sleep disturbance in systemic sclerosis--results from the UCLA scleroderma quality of life study
    Tracy Frech
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1280-7. 2011
  9. pmc Low-dose naltrexone for pruritus in systemic sclerosis
    Tracy Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Int J Rheumatol 2011:804296. 2011
  10. pmc Valuation of scleroderma and psoriatic arthritis health states by the general public
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:112. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Autophagy is a key feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Rheumatol Int 34:435-9. 2014
    ..Bloating and distention were higher in patients with moderate autophagy staining. Perivascular mast cells were present in all SSc patients. The role of autophagy in vasculopathy and mast cell activation in SSc warrants further studies. ..
  2. pmc Treatment of early diffuse systemic sclerosis skin disease
    Tracy M Frech
    University of Utah and Veterans Affair Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:166-71. 2013
    ..Nonetheless, the PRESS investigators aim to decrease intra- and inter-institutional variability in prescribing in order to improve the understanding of the clinical course of early diffuse SSc skin disease. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Understanding itch in systemic sclerosis in order to improve patient quality of life
    Tracy M Frech
    University of Utah and Veterans Affair Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:81-8. 2013
    ..This review discusses the putative mechanisms of the pathogenesis of itch to better understand the mechanisms that may be relevant to pruritus in SSc. It discusses possible therapeutics in the context of this complex pathogenesis. ..
  4. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy: a complication of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 32:885-8. 2013
    ..Further studies are indicated to determine if routine screening for neuropathy and subsequent podiatric care for SSc patients with abnormalities can reduce pedal complications...
  5. pmc Vascular leak is a central feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1385-91. 2012
    ..We investigated the microvasculature alterations in the skin of patients with SSc at various stages of disease duration with whole-field digital microscopy...
  6. pmc Heritability of vasculopathy, autoimmune disease, and fibrosis in systemic sclerosis: a population-based study
    Tracy Frech
    University of Utah, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2109-16. 2010
    ..To investigate the familiality of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in relation to Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) (a marker of vasculopathy), other autoimmune inflammatory disease, and fibrotic interstitial lung disease (ILD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Probiotics for the treatment of systemic sclerosis-associated gastrointestinal bloating/ distention
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S22-5. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis is that GIT symptoms in SSc patients with moderate bloating would improve with probiotic implementation...
  8. pmc Prevalence and correlates of sleep disturbance in systemic sclerosis--results from the UCLA scleroderma quality of life study
    Tracy Frech
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1280-7. 2011
    ..Rheumatologic disorders are associated with sleep disturbances. This study examines sleep disturbance correlates in patients with SSc...
  9. pmc Low-dose naltrexone for pruritus in systemic sclerosis
    Tracy Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Int J Rheumatol 2011:804296. 2011
    ..0 (UCLA SCTC GIT 2.0) questionnaire. This small case series suggests LDN may be an effective, highly tolerable, and inexpensive treatment for pruritus and GIT symptoms in SSc...
  10. pmc Valuation of scleroderma and psoriatic arthritis health states by the general public
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:112. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess health values (utilities) from the general public for health states common to people with PsA and SSc for economic evaluations...
  11. pmc Measuring response in the gastrointestinal tract in systemic sclerosis
    Dinesh Khanna
    aUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan bCedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California cUniversity of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 25:700-6. 2013
    ..Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) involvement in systemic sclerosis (scleroderma, SSc) is the most common internal complication. This review discusses the outcome measures to capture GIT involvement in clinical care and trials...