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Research Output 1997 2019

1997

Geriatric medicine. A new discipline for the coming century.

Arayssi, T., 1997, In : Le Journal médical libanais. The Lebanese medical journal. 45, 3, p. 134-135 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Lebanon
Health Services Needs and Demand
Geriatrics
Health Status
Medicine
67 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo gene expression of type 1 and type 2 cytokines in synovial tissues from patients in early stages of rheumatoid, reactive, and undifferentiated arthritis

Kotake, S., Schumacher H.R., J., Yarboro, C. H., Arayssi, T., Pando, J. A., Kanik, K. S., Gourley, M. F., Klippel, J. H. & Wilder, R. L., 1997, In : Proceedings of the Association of American Physicians. 109, 3, p. 286-302 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reactive Arthritis
Cytokines
Gene Expression
Messenger RNA
Rheumatoid Arthritis
1998
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a modified needle for small joint biopsies

Arayssi, T. & Schumacher, H. R., May 1998, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 25, 5, p. 876-878 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needles
Joints
Biopsy
Hand Joints
Needle Biopsy
1999
84 Citations (Scopus)

Association of HLA alleles and clinical features in patients with synovitis of recent onset

El-Gabalawy, H. S., Goldbach-Mansky, R., Smith, D., Arayssi, T., Bale, S., Gulko, P., Yarboro, C., Wilder, R. L., Klippel, J. H. & Schumacher, H. R., Aug 1999, In : Arthritis and Rheumatism. 42, 8, p. 1696-1705 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovitis
Alleles
Spondylarthropathies
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Epitopes
91 Citations (Scopus)

Chlamydia trachomatis nucleic acids can be found in the synovium of some asymptomatic subjects

Schumacher, H. R., Arayssi, T., Crane, M., Lee, J., Gerard, H., Hudson, A. P. & Klippel, J., Jun 1999, In : Arthritis and Rheumatism. 42, 6, p. 1281-1284 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovial Membrane
Chlamydia trachomatis
Nucleic Acids
16S Ribosomal RNA
Joints
37 Citations (Scopus)

Gamma interferon and interleukin-10 gene expression in synovial tissues from patients with early stages of Chlamydia-associated arthritis and undifferentiated oligoarthritis and from healthy volunteers

Kotake, S., Schumacher, H. R., Arayssi, T., Gérard, H. C., Branigan, P. J., Hudson, A. P., Yarboro, C. H., Klippel, J. H. & Wilder, R. L., May 1999, In : Infection and Immunity. 67, 5, p. 2682-2686 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia
Interleukin-10
Interferon-gamma
Arthritis
Healthy Volunteers
80 Citations (Scopus)

Lower prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA compared with Chlamydia trachomatis DNA in synovial tissue of arthritis patients

Schumacher, H. R., Gérard, H. C., Arayssi, T., Pando, J. A., Branigan, P. J., Saaibi, D. L. & Hudson, A. P., Sep 1999, In : Arthritis and Rheumatism. 42, 9, p. 1889-1893 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Chlamydia trachomatis
Arthritis
Reactive Arthritis
DNA
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rheumatology training at the American University of Beirut [3] (multiple letters)

Uthman, I., Arayssi, T., Masri, A. F., Dequeker, J. & Rasker, H., 1999, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 26, 3, p. 753-754 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Undergraduate Medical Education
Lebanon
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Behcet Syndrome
Rheumatology
3 Citations (Scopus)

Synovial T cell receptor heterogeneity in early arthritis

Fang, Q., Sun, Y. Y., El-Gabalawy, H., Cai, W., Ko, L., Chin, H., Arayssi, T., Schumacher, H. R. & Williams, W. V., Mar 1999, In : Pathobiology. 67, 2, p. 59-74 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-Cell Antigen Receptor
Spondylarthropathies
Arthritis
Biopsy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
2000
7 Citations (Scopus)

Polyarticular arthritis, independent of rheumatoid factor, is associated with poor functional outcome in recent onset inflammatory synovitis

Gerber, L., El-Gabalawy, H., Arayssi, T., Furst, G., Yarboro, C. & Schumacher, H. R., 2000, In : Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 14, 3, p. 105-109 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovitis
Rheumatoid Factor
Arthritis
Joints
Sickness Impact Profile
2001
42 Citations (Scopus)

Arthritis in familial Mediterranean fever

Uthman, I., Hajj-Ali, R. A., Arayssi, T., Masri, A. F. & Nasr, F., 2001, In : Rheumatology International. 20, 4, p. 145-148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Familial Mediterranean Fever
Arthritis
Lebanon
Joints
Ankle Joint
6 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment-resistant infantile Evans syndrome

Muwakkit, S., Rachid, R., Bazarbachi, A., Arayssi, T. & Dbaibo, G. S., 2001, In : Pediatrics International. 43, 5, p. 502-504 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Anticardiolipin Antibodies
Erythrocyte Transfusion
Combined Modality Therapy
Fatal Outcome
2002
3 Citations (Scopus)

Isolated digital gangrene complicating hepatitis A infection in a child

Muwakkit, S., Al-Ajam, M., Arayssi, T., Hasbini, D., Masri, A. F. & Mikati, M., 2002, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 8, 4, p. 223-227 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Raynaud Disease
Gangrene
Hepatitis A
Activated Protein C Resistance
Cryoglobulins
48 Citations (Scopus)

Leukotriene antagonists and the Churg-Strauss syndrome

Jamaleddine, G., Diab, K., Tabbarah, Z., Tawil, A. & Arayssi, T., 2002, In : Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 31, 4, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Leukotriene Antagonists
Asthma
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Practice patterns of antiphospholipid syndrome at a tertiary teaching hospital in Lebanon

Major, S., Pashayan, N., Atweh, S., Chidiac-Tannoury, R., Shaar, S., Uthman, I., Fatah Masri, A. & Arayssi, T., 2002, In : Lupus. 11, 11, p. 759-764 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Tertiary Care Centers
Teaching Hospitals
Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor
2003
11 Citations (Scopus)

A Case of Edematous Dermatomyositis

Mroue', K. H., Sharara, N. H., Rbeiz, J. G. & Arayssi, T., Dec 2003, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 30, 12, p. 2722-2723 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remission Induction
Dermatomyositis
Fatal Outcome
Electromyography
Immunosuppressive Agents
21 Citations (Scopus)

Anticardiolipin antibodies in patients with retinal vein occlusion and no risk factors: A prospective study

Bashshur, Z. F., Taher, A., Masri, A. F., Najjar, D., Arayssi, T. & Noureddin, B. N., Aug 2003, In : Retina. 23, 4, p. 486-490 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal Vein Occlusion
Anticardiolipin Antibodies
Prospective Studies
Antiphospholipid Antibodies
Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor
62 Citations (Scopus)

Calcitonin in the treatment of transient osteoporosis of the hip

Arayssi, T., Tawbi, H. A., Usta, I. M. & Hourani, M. H., Jun 2003, In : Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 32, 6, p. 388-397 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcitonin
Osteoporosis
Hip
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Therapeutics
2004

Bilateral ear swelling and cough

Mroue, K. H., Arayssi, T., Kibbi, A. G. M. & Mishriki, Y. Y., May 2004, In : Postgraduate Medicine. 115, 5, p. 97-101 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relapsing Polychondritis
Hematinics
Otitis Externa
Antirheumatic Agents
Prednisone
5 Citations (Scopus)

Familial antiphospholipid antibodies and acquired circulating anticoagulants

ElHajj, I., Uthman, I., Chahel, A., Khoury, F., Arayssi, T. & Taher, A., 2004, In : Lupus. 13, 10, p. 812-814 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antiphospholipid Antibodies
Autoimmune Diseases
Factor IX
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
38 Citations (Scopus)

Immunohistochemistry of normal human knee synovium: A quantitative study

Singh, J. A., Arayssi, T., Duray, P. & Schumacher, H. R., Jul 2004, In : Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 63, 7, p. 785-790 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovial Membrane
Biopsy
HLA-DR Antigens
Linings
Knee
45 Citations (Scopus)

New insights into the pathogenesis and therapy of Behçet's disease

Arayssi, T. & Hamdan, A., Apr 2004, In : Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 4, 2, p. 183-188 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

HLA Antigens
Genes
Linkage Disequilibrium
Therapeutics
Ethnic Groups
5 Citations (Scopus)

The use of tumor necrosis factor neutralization strategies in rheumatologic disorders other than rheumatoid arthritis in Lebanon

Uthman, I., Mroueh, K., Arayssi, T., Nasr, F. & Masri, A. F., Jun 2004, In : Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 33, 6, p. 422-423 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Lebanon
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
2005
17 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy of a single dose of infliximab in the treatment of Behçet's disease uveitis [2]

Arayssi, T., Hamra, R., Homeidan, F., Uthman, I., Awwad, S. T., Mroue, K., Mansour, W. & Bashshur, Z. F., May 2005, In : Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 23, 3, p. 427 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Posterior Uveitis
Anterior Uveitis
Vitreous Body
Antirheumatic Agents
Behcet Syndrome

Update on the therapy of Behçet's disease

Arayssi, T. & Hamdan, A., Jun 2005, In : Current Medicinal Chemistry: Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Allergy Agents. 4, 3, p. 339-348 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Musculoskeletal Diseases
Mediterranean Region
Middle East
Eye Diseases
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
2006
32 Citations (Scopus)

Behçet's disease in Lebanon: Clinical profile, severity and two-decade comparison

Hamdan, A., Mansour, W., Uthman, I., Masri, A. F., Nasr, F. & Arayssi, T., May 2006, In : Clinical Rheumatology. 25, 3, p. 364-367 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Population
Erythema Nodosum
2 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a role for topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of tendonitis?

Chen, L. & Arayssi, T., Feb 2006, In : Aging Health. 2, 1, p. 59-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ketoprofen
Tendinopathy
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Musculoskeletal Pain
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

Liver infarction in a woman with systemic lupus erythematosus and secondary anti-phospholipid and HELLP syndrome

Sakhel, K., Usta, I. M., Hannoun, A., Arayssi, T. & Nassar, A. H., 1 Oct 2006, In : Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 35, 5, p. 405-408 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HELLP Syndrome
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Infarction
Methylprednisolone
24 Citations (Scopus)

Successful treatment of Sjogren's syndrome with rituximab [2]

Touma, Z., Sayad, J. & Arayssi, T., 1 Jul 2006, In : Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 35, 4, p. 323-325 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Antirheumatic Agents
Sjogren's Syndrome
Monoclonal Antibodies
Rituximab
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Endobronchial stenting for respiratory complications in relapsing polychondritis

Abbas, O., Fares, M., Jamaleddine, G., Arayssi, T., Touma, Z. & Khalil, P. B., Feb 2007, In : Clinical Rheumatology. 26, 2, p. 271-273 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relapsing Polychondritis
Pneumonia
Connective Tissue
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Cartilage
2 Citations (Scopus)

Family history of lymphoma and risk for solid tumors in patients with Sjogren's syndrome

Touma, Z., Kibbi, L. & Arayssi, T., Nov 2007, In : Rheumatology International. 28, 1, p. 87-88 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sjogren's Syndrome
Lymphoma
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)

Long-delayed onset of chest wall pain defining a patient with SAPHO syndrome

Touma, Z. & Arayssi, T., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 13, 6, p. 338-340 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acquired Hyperostosis Syndrome
Sternoclavicular Joint
Thoracic Wall
Chest Pain
Manubrium
5 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal myelitis in patient with systemic lupus erythematosus, homozygous proth rombin G20210A and heterozygous MTHFR 677T

Touma, Z., Atweh, S. F., Kibbi, L. & Arayssi, T., 2007, In : Lupus. 16, 7, p. 517-520 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myelitis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Antiphospholipid Antibodies
Prothrombin
Stroke
19 Citations (Scopus)

The use of TNF-α blockers in Cogan's syndrome [2]

Touma, Z., Nawwar, R., Hadi, U., Hourani, M. & Arayssi, T., Aug 2007, In : Rheumatology International. 27, 10, p. 995-996 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis

Touma, Z., Chen, L. & Arayssi, T., Apr 2007, In : Future Rheumatology. 2, 2, p. 163-175 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Osteoarthritis
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Pain
2008
6 Citations (Scopus)

CTLA-4 gene variants are not associated with Behçet's disease or its clinical manifestations

Touma, Z., Hamdan, A., Shamseddeen, W., Nasr, J., Makhoul, N., Zalloua, P. A. & Arayssi, T., Jul 2008, In : Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 26, 4 SUPPL. 50

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

CD Antigens
Behcet Syndrome
3' Untranslated Regions
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Efficacité du rituximab dans le traitement d'une dermatomyosite avec atteinte cardiaque

Translated title of the contribution: Successful treatment of cardiac involvement in dermatomyositis with rituximabTouma, Z., Arayssi, T., Kibbi, L. & Masri, A. F., May 2008, In : Revue du Rhumatisme (Edition Francaise). 75, 5, p. 471-474 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dermatomyositis
Heart Diseases
Rituximab
25 Citations (Scopus)

Oral bisphosphonates in treatment of transient osteoporosis

Kibbi, L., Touma, Z., Khoury, N. & Arayssi, T., Apr 2008, In : Clinical Rheumatology. 27, 4, p. 529-532 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diphosphonates
Osteoporosis
Hip
Knee
Therapeutics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent peripheral facial paresis may constitute the sole clinical manifestation in Neuro-Behcet disease [2]

Menassa, J., Sawaya, R., Masri, A. F. & Arayssi, T., Jan 2008, In : Neurologist. 14, 1, p. 77 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Behcet Syndrome
Facial Paralysis
Facial Nerve
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Differential Diagnosis
36 Citations (Scopus)

Successful treatment of cardiac involvement in dermatomyositis with rituximab

Touma, Z., Arayssi, T., Kibbi, L. & Masri, A. F., May 2008, In : Joint Bone Spine. 75, 3, p. 334-337 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dermatomyositis
Myositis
Antirheumatic Agents
Muscle Weakness
Immunosuppressive Agents
10 Citations (Scopus)

TNF polymorphisms in Lebanese patients with Behçet's disease

Arayssi, T., Hamdan, A. R., Touma, Z., Shamseddeen, W., Uthman, I. W., Hourani, H. B., Hourani, H. B. & Farra, C. G., Jul 2008, In : Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 26, 4 SUPPL. 50

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Lebanon
HLA-B Antigens
Behcet Syndrome
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genetic Promoter Regions
2009
6 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genotypes in patients with familial Mediterranean fever.

Mahfouz, R. A. R., Sabbagh, A. S., Shamseddine, W., Bazarbachi, A., Ibrahim, G., Arayssi, T., El Hajj, N., Rayes, R., Zaatari, G. S., Khazen, G. & Khalaf, R. A., Feb 2009, In : Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 13, 1, p. 91-95 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KIR Receptors
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Genotype
Pseudogenes
Ethnic Groups
6 Citations (Scopus)

Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genotypes in Behçet's disease patients: any role for the 3DP1*001/002 pseudogene?

Arayssi, T., El Hajj, N., Shamseddine, W., Ibrahim, G., Nasr, J., Sabbagh, A. S., Greige, L., Zaatari, G. S. & Mahfouz, R. A. R., Jun 2009, In : Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 13, 3, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KIR Receptors
Pseudogenes
Genotype
Population
Ethnic Groups
9 Citations (Scopus)

Superficial morphea: 20-year follow up in a patient with concomitant psoriasis vulgaris

Saleh, Z., Arayssi, T., Saleh, Z. & Ghosn, S., Oct 2009, In : Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 36, 10, p. 1105-1108 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Localized Scleroderma
Psoriasis
Skin
Systemic Scleroderma
Sclerosis

The use of biological therapy in refractory rheumatic diseases other than rheumatoid arthritis: Experience at a tertiary care center in Lebanon

Musallam, K. M., Arayssi, T., Taher, A. T., Kanj, N. & Uthman, I., Aug 2009, In : Rheumatology International. 29, 10, p. 1255-1257 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Murine-Derived Monoclonal Antibodies
Lebanon
Biological Therapy
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases
2010
12 Citations (Scopus)

Cranial nerve VI palsy as a rare initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus: Case report and review of the literature

Saleh, Z., Menassa, J., Abbas, O., Atweh, S. & Arayssi, T., Feb 2010, In : Lupus. 19, 2, p. 201-205 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abducens Nerve Diseases
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Steroids
Therapeutics
5 Citations (Scopus)
Lupus Erythematosus Panniculitis
Fat Necrosis
Calcinosis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
45 Citations (Scopus)

TNF Polymorphisms in Patients with Behçet Disease: A Meta-analysis

Touma, Z., Farra, C., Hamdan, A., Shamseddeen, W., Uthman, I., Hourani, H. & Arayssi, T., Feb 2010, In : Archives of Medical Research. 41, 2, p. 142-146 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meta-Analysis
Behcet Syndrome
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2011
9 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Behçet's disease quality of life questionnaire

Touma, Z., Ghandour, L., Sibai, A., Puzantian, H., Hamdan, A., Hamdan, O., Menassa, J., Uthman, I. & Arayssi, T., 2011, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 11, 52.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities of Daily Living
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
Surveys and Questionnaires
Rheumatology
7 Citations (Scopus)

High burden of musculoskeletal conditions: A problem that has only recently come to recognition

Slim, Z. N., Chaaya, M., Habib, R. R., Arayssi, T. & Uthman, I., Dec 2011, In : Chronic Illness. 7, 4, p. 311-320 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musculoskeletal Pain
Lebanon
Somatoform Disorders
Rheumatic Diseases
Middle East