A T Masi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis: neuroendocrine immune integrated physiopathogenetic perspectives and therapy
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, One Illini Drive, PO Box 1649, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 31:131-60, x. 2005
  2. ncbi Sex hormones and risks of rheumatoid arthritis and developmental or environmental influences
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61605, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1069:223-35. 2006
  3. pmc Lower Serum Androstenedione Levels in Pre-Rheumatoid Arthritis versus Normal Control Women: Correlations with Lower Serum Cortisol Levels
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Autoimmune Dis 2013:593493. 2013
  4. pmc Integrative structural biomechanical concepts of ankylosing spondylitis
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Arthritis 2011:205904. 2011
  5. pmc Clinical, biomechanical, and physiological translational interpretations of human resting myofascial tone or tension
    Alfonse T Masi
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL
    Int J Ther Massage Bodywork 3:16-28. 2010
  6. doi Serum acute phase protein and inflammatory cytokine network correlations: comparison of a pre-rheumatoid arthritis and non-rheumatoid arthritis community cohort
    Alfonse T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    J Innate Immun 5:100-13. 2013
  7. ncbi Integrated neuroendocrine immune risk factors in relation to rheumatoid arthritis: should rheumatologists now adopt a model of a multiyear, presymptomatic phase?
    A T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:342-52. 2005
  8. ncbi Jacques Forestier's vanished bowstring sign in ankylosing spondylitis: a call to test its validity and possible relation to spinal myofascial hypertonicity
    A T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61656, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:760-6. 2005
  9. ncbi Human resting muscle tone (HRMT): narrative introduction and modern concepts
    Alfonse T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:320-32. 2008
  10. ncbi Are adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and ankylosing spondylitis counter-opposing conditions? A hypothesis on biomechanical contributions predisposing to these spinal disorders
    A T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Box 1649, Peoria, Illinois 61656, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:573-80. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis: neuroendocrine immune integrated physiopathogenetic perspectives and therapy
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, One Illini Drive, PO Box 1649, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 31:131-60, x. 2005
    ..Future research may reveal means of diminishing the onset risk as well as disease activity of RA by controlling these imbalances of NEI and other vital networks...
  2. ncbi Sex hormones and risks of rheumatoid arthritis and developmental or environmental influences
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61605, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1069:223-35. 2006
    ..The literature on developmental and environmental influences on sex hormones and risks of RA was reviewed...
  3. pmc Lower Serum Androstenedione Levels in Pre-Rheumatoid Arthritis versus Normal Control Women: Correlations with Lower Serum Cortisol Levels
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Autoimmune Dis 2013:593493. 2013
    ..A subgroup of pre-RA females may have relative adrenal cortical insufficiency, as reflected by lower Δ4A, especially observed among those subjects with lower cortisol levels...
  4. pmc Integrative structural biomechanical concepts of ankylosing spondylitis
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Arthritis 2011:205904. 2011
    ..The combined processes might better explain characteristic enthesopathic and inflammatory processes in AS...
  5. pmc Clinical, biomechanical, and physiological translational interpretations of human resting myofascial tone or tension
    Alfonse T Masi
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL
    Int J Ther Massage Bodywork 3:16-28. 2010
    ..The HRMT model evolved from electromyography (EMG) research in the 1950s that showed lumbar muscles usually to be EMG-silent in relaxed gravity-neutral upright postures...
  6. doi Serum acute phase protein and inflammatory cytokine network correlations: comparison of a pre-rheumatoid arthritis and non-rheumatoid arthritis community cohort
    Alfonse T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    J Innate Immun 5:100-13. 2013
    ..Future research in testing such inflammatory pathways promises a better understanding of predisposition to diseases, like RA...
  7. ncbi Integrated neuroendocrine immune risk factors in relation to rheumatoid arthritis: should rheumatologists now adopt a model of a multiyear, presymptomatic phase?
    A T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:342-52. 2005
    ..Such studies promise to clarify the currently unknown causal and sequential chains in this enigmatic disease...
  8. ncbi Jacques Forestier's vanished bowstring sign in ankylosing spondylitis: a call to test its validity and possible relation to spinal myofascial hypertonicity
    A T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61656, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:760-6. 2005
    ..Critical, controlled assessment of Forestier's bowstring sign and biomechanical investigations of the dorsolumbar muscles in AS promise to offer new insights into the early physiopathogenesis of this unique disease...
  9. ncbi Human resting muscle tone (HRMT): narrative introduction and modern concepts
    Alfonse T Masi
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:320-32. 2008
    ..Interdisciplinary research on HRMT and its biodynamics promises greater effectiveness of clinical practitioners and productivity of investigators, which warrants priority attention...
  10. ncbi Are adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and ankylosing spondylitis counter-opposing conditions? A hypothesis on biomechanical contributions predisposing to these spinal disorders
    A T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Box 1649, Peoria, Illinois 61656, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:573-80. 2003
    ..One condition is suspected to counter-oppose the other, within a polymorphic spectrum of spinal stability...
  11. ncbi Ankylosing spondylitis: integrated clinical and physiological perspectives
    A T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria UICOMP, One Illini Drive, Box 1649, Peoria, Illinois 61656 1649, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:1-8. 2003
    ..However, the following clinical epidemiological and physiological observations raise the possibility of a relationship between axial muscular hypertonicity and AS, which will be reviewed sequentially...
  12. ncbi Perspectives on the relationship of adrenal steroids to rheumatoid arthritis
    Alfonse T Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois 61656, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 966:1-12. 2002
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  13. ncbi Altered neuroendocrine immune (NEI) networks in rheumatology
    Maurizio Cutolo
    University of Genova, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 966:xiii-xviii. 2002
  14. ncbi Circadian rhythms and arthritis
    Maurizio Cutolo
    Research Laboratory, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Universita degli Studi di Genova, Viale Benedetto XV 6, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 31:115-29, ix-x. 2005
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  15. ncbi Neuroendocrine immune mechanisms in rheumatic diseases
    Johannes W J Bijlsma
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Ultrecht, The Netherlands
    Trends Immunol 23:59-61. 2002
  16. ncbi The role of neuroendocrine system in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid diseases
    Alfonse T Masi
    Endocr Regul 37:45-6; author reply 47-8. 2003
  17. ncbi Techniques for "blind" glucocorticosteroid injections into glenohumeral joints
    Alfonse T Masi
    J Rheumatol 34:1201-2; author reply 1202. 2007
  18. ncbi Accuracy of intra-articular injection of the glenohumeral joint: a cadaveric study
    Alfonse T Masi
    Orthopedics 29:480; author reply 480. 2006
  19. ncbi Polycystic ovarian syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis: possible physiopathogenetic clues to hormonal influences on chronic inflammation
    Alfonse T Masi
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:67-71. 2003
  20. ncbi Neuroendocrine immune perturbations in rheumatoid arthritis: causes, consequences, or confounders in the disease process?
    Alfonse T Masi
    J Rheumatol 30:2302-5. 2003
  21. ncbi Clinical aspects of immune neuroendocrine mechanisms in rheumatic diseases
    Johannes W J Bijlsma
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 31:xiii-xvi. 2005
  22. ncbi Leukotriene antagonists: bystanders or causes of Churg-Strauss syndrome?
    Alfonse T Masi
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:211-7. 2002