Imad W Uthman

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The abdominal manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, PO Box 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1641-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Hughes syndrome and multiple sclerosis
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 24:115-21. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Seronegative antiphospholipid syndrome
    Rabih Nayfe
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1358-67. 2013
  4. pmc Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Behçet's disease quality of life questionnaire
    Zahi Touma
    Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:52. 2011
  5. pmc Ethnic and geographical variation in antiphospholipid (Hughes) syndrome
    I Uthman
    American University of Beirut, Medical Centre, PO Box 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1671-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Deep venous thrombosis in a patient with Behçet's disease and homozygous prothrombin (factor II) G20210A mutation on oral contraceptive pills
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rheumatol Int 26:758-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful retreatment with infliximab in patients with prior severe infusion reactions
    Imad Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 25:540-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of sildenafil in pediatric Takayasu arteritis
    Imad W Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 25:550. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome and the kidneys
    Imad Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:360-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Endocrinologic manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 15:485-9. 2006

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint The abdominal manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, PO Box 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1641-7. 2007
    ..To study the abdominal manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)...
  2. doi request reprint Hughes syndrome and multiple sclerosis
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 24:115-21. 2015
    ..In that case, an anticoagulation trial could be worthwhile. ..
  3. doi request reprint Seronegative antiphospholipid syndrome
    Rabih Nayfe
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1358-67. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Behçet's disease quality of life questionnaire
    Zahi Touma
    Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:52. 2011
    ..Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) was used to assess the dimensionality of the scale items. External construct validity was examined by correlating Arabic BD-QoL with the severity score, ADL and IADL...
  5. pmc Ethnic and geographical variation in antiphospholipid (Hughes) syndrome
    I Uthman
    American University of Beirut, Medical Centre, PO Box 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1671-6. 2005
    ..Environmental and genetic factors contribute to ethnic variation and susceptibility to APS and thus inter-ethnic differences in disease patterns may be due to environmental or genetic factors, or both...
  6. ncbi request reprint Deep venous thrombosis in a patient with Behçet's disease and homozygous prothrombin (factor II) G20210A mutation on oral contraceptive pills
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rheumatol Int 26:758-9. 2006
    ..Our case suggests that a thrombophilia work-up may be warranted in BD patients, especially young women before they are prescribed oral contraceptives...
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful retreatment with infliximab in patients with prior severe infusion reactions
    Imad Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 25:540-1. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of sildenafil in pediatric Takayasu arteritis
    Imad W Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 25:550. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome and the kidneys
    Imad Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:360-7. 2006
    ..To study the relationship between antiphospholipid antibodies and kidney diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endocrinologic manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome
    I Uthman
    Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 15:485-9. 2006
    ..The adrenals are the most commonly involved glands in the APS. Clinicians should keep a high index of suspicion for adrenal insufficiency in patients with APS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Joint destruction in septic arthritis
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Rheumatol 34:596. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiac sarcoidosis responding to monotherapy with infliximab
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044, Hamra Street, Beirut, 1103 2090, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 26:2001-3. 2007
    ..Infliximab may be considered as an alternative first-line therapy in sarcoidosis with serious organ involvement...
  13. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome: pathogenesis and a window of treatment opportunities in the future
    Ali A Mehdi
    American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Clin Invest 40:451-64. 2010
    ..Stemming from these advances, potential targeted therapeutic approaches have been proposed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever mimicking septic arthritis
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rheumatol Int 25:633-4. 2005
    ..FMF should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute monoarticular arthritis with elevated synovial fluid white blood cells counts in regions with high incidence of FMF...
  15. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus in Lebanon
    I Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Services Administration, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 8:713-5. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Autoerythrocyte sensitization (Gardner-Diamond) syndrome
    I W Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Haematol 65:144-7. 2000
    ..Autoerythrocyte sensitization (Gardner-Diamond) syndrome should be considered in the differential diagnosis of purpura, especially in patients with psychiatric problems...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lupus nephritis in Lebanon
    I W Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 10:378-81. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Arthritis in familial Mediterranean fever
    I Uthman
    American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Lebanon
    Rheumatol Int 20:145-8. 2001
    ..As in previous reports on arthritis of FMF, the majority of FMF patients studied in Lebanon had a transient monoarticular nonerosive and nondeforming type of arthritis affecting predominantly the large joints of the lower extremities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hughes syndrome associated with varicella infection
    I Uthman
    American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Lebanon
    Rheumatol Int 20:167-8. 2001
    ..IgM and IgG anticardiolipin (aCL) were both positive upon admission. The IgM aCL antibodies were still positive 6 weeks later, which suggests their role as a predisposing factor of deep vein thrombosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Recurrent venous thrombosis in Behçet's disease: successful endovascular treatment with thrombolysis and stent
    I Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 20:267-9. 2001
    ..Subsequent follow up at 6 months showed no evidence of reocclusion. Endovascular stents should be considered as a possible interventional modality in BD patients with aneurysms or recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Viral infections and antiphospholipid antibodies
    Imad W Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:256-63. 2002
    ..To study the relationship between viral infections and the induction of antiphospholipid (aPL) antibodies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal sarcoidosis
    Imad W Uthman
    Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:353. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Lupus anticoagulant, factor V Leiden, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene mutation in a lupus patient with cerebral venous thrombosis
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Center, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 23:362-3. 2004
    ..The detection of such abnormalities may have major practical consequences for the long-term management of these patients to prevent further thrombotic episodes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological therapy of vasculitis: an update
    Imad Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Centre, PO Box 113 6044, Hamra 1103 2090, Beirut, Lebanon
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 4:177-82. 2004
    ....
  25. pmc Intra-articular therapy in osteoarthritis
    I Uthman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Postgrad Med J 79:449-53. 2003
    ..The virtual absence of serious side effects, coupled with the perceived benefits, make these approaches attractive...
  26. ncbi request reprint Panniculitis and arthritis as the presenting manifestation of chronic pancreatitis
    F H Mourad
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:259-61. 2001
    ..Both arthritis and skin lesions disappeared after partial pancreatectomy and pancreatic stent insertion for a pancreatic duct stricture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns of antiphospholipid syndrome at a tertiary teaching hospital in Lebanon
    S Major
    Department of Family Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 11:759-64. 2002
    ..Practice patterns as compared with the latest consensus are sub-optimal, and need to be improved. Interventions to help improve this have been discussed and are being implemented...
  28. doi request reprint Lumbar disc herniation in young children
    R Haidar
    Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Paediatr 99:19-23. 2010
    ..This article explores lumbar disc herniation in young children through focusing on matters relevant to patient presentation, physical examination, differential diagnosis, imaging and treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint An overview of familial Mediterranean fever with emphasis on pyrin and colchicine
    Hashem A Dbouk
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 56:35-41. 2008
    ..Colchicine has been used as preventive treatment since 1972, and recent studies have allowed the determination of its mode of action...
  30. ncbi request reprint Familial antiphospholipid antibodies and acquired circulating anticoagulants
    I Elhajj
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 13:812-4. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Salmonella enteritidis bacteremia with septic arthritis of the sacroiliac joint in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: case report and review of the literature
    Rima I El-Herte
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 59:235-7. 2011
    ..First case of SLE with this complication to be reported from Lebanon and treated conservatively, this communication deserved publishing together with a literature review...
  32. doi request reprint Rheumatoid granuloma of the cervix and vagina: a challenging diagnosis and treatment
    Ihab M Usta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Obstet Gynecol 116:501-3. 2010
    ..Granulomas of the female genital tract are rare and usually occur after operative procedures...
  33. pmc Drug points: Ticlopidine associated with acute arthritis
    Habib A Dakik
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMJ 324:27. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of refractory neuroSjogren with Rituximab
    B Yamout
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 16:521-3. 2007
    ..Rituximab may be considered as an effective and promising novel therapy in SS patients with neurological involvement...
  35. doi request reprint Childhood stroke in a child with familial Mediterranean fever carrying several prothrombotic risk factors
    E G Aoun
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Lupus 18:845-7. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Prepatellar Brucella melitensis bursitis: case report and literature review
    R Traboulsi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044, Hamra, 110 32090, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1941-2. 2007
    ..Other reported cases of brucella bursitis were reviewed. A high degree of suspicion in the right clinical setting is required for the diagnosis of brucella bursitis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Response of deep cutaneous vasculitis to infliximab
    Imad W Uthman
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:353-4. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Livedo racemosa: a striking dermatological sign for the antiphospholipid syndrome
    Imad W Uthman
    J Rheumatol 33:2379-82. 2006