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Fernando Valenzuela Ravest

Mario Fernando Valenzuela Ravest, Chilean rheumatologist (Santiago 1920 – Santiago 29 November 2003)

Authored over 80 papers

Recognized as a world authority on crystal-induced arthropathies


Arteritis de celulas gigantes y polimialgia reumatica. Bol. Hosp. S.J. Dios 35(4):227-33, 1988

Rheumatic diseases and the histocompatibility complex. Rev. Med. Chil. 109 (8):809-12, 1981  

Seronegative polyarthritis and the HLA B27 histocompatibility antigen. Rev. Med. Chil. 106 (11):910-4, 1978

With H. Aris & S. Jacobelli. Transient osteoporosis of the hip. J. Rheumatol. 4:59-64, 1977

With A.J. Reginato, V. Martínez et al. Polyarticular and familial chondrocalcinosis. Arthritis Rheum. 13:197, 1970

With J. Bravo & A.J. Reginato. Artritis aguda piogenas. Rev. Med. Chil. 90(8):657-61, 1962  

With J.C. Meredith, C. Lackington, I. Canessa et al. Prednisone (metacortandracine) in rheumatoid arthritis and acute disseminated lupus erythematosus: clinical and metabolic study. Rev. Med. Chil. 84(2):63-75, 1956  

Introduction to the study of collagen diseases. Rev. Med. Chil. 83(3):131-9, 1955

With J.C. Meredith & C. Lackington. Hombro doloroso y artrosis.  Arch. Arg. Reum. 18:87, 1955

With A.J. Reginato, J.L. Hollander, V. Martínez et al. Familial chondrocalcinosis in the Chiloe Islands, Chile

With M. Losada, J.C. Meredith, J. Zanartu, C. Lackington & O. France. Prolonged steroid treatment in rheumatoid arthritis

With R. Armas Cruz, J.C. Meredith & C. Lackington. Observaciones sobre la auroterapia en las artritis reumatoidea. Rev. Med. Chil.