F Cicuttini

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Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people
    Laura L Laslett
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:168. 2012
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of the association between dietary factors, serum lipids, and bone marrow lesions of the knee
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R13. 2012
  3. pmc The associations between indices of patellofemoral geometry and knee pain and patella cartilage volume: a cross-sectional study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:87. 2010
  4. pmc Effects of laterally wedged insoles on symptoms and disease progression in medial knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:96. 2007
  5. pmc Optimal sampling of MRI slices for the assessment of knee cartilage volume for cross-sectional and longitudinal studies
    Guangju Zhai
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:10. 2005
  6. pmc Negative beliefs about low back pain are associated with high pain intensity and high level disability in community-based women
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:148. 2008
  7. pmc Bone marrow lesions predict site-specific cartilage defect development and volume loss: a prospective study in older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R222. 2010
  8. pmc Natural history and clinical significance of MRI-detected bone marrow lesions at the knee: a prospective study in community dwelling older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R223. 2010
  9. pmc Total cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with the development of new bone marrow lesions in asymptomatic middle-aged women - a prospective cohort study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, 89 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R181. 2009
  10. pmc Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R31. 2009

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  1. pmc A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people
    Laura L Laslett
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:168. 2012
    ..Pain and radiographic changes are common in persons with osteoarthritis, but their relative contributions to quality of life are unknown...
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of the association between dietary factors, serum lipids, and bone marrow lesions of the knee
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R13. 2012
    ..Bone marrow lesions (BMLs) play an important role in knee osteoarthritis, but their etiology is not well understood. The aim of this longitudinal study was to describe the association between dietary factors, serum lipids, and BMLs...
  3. pmc The associations between indices of patellofemoral geometry and knee pain and patella cartilage volume: a cross-sectional study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:87. 2010
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to describe the relationships between parameters of patellofemoral geometry (patella inclination, sulcus angle and patella height) and knee pain and patella cartilage volume...
  4. pmc Effects of laterally wedged insoles on symptoms and disease progression in medial knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:96. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Optimal sampling of MRI slices for the assessment of knee cartilage volume for cross-sectional and longitudinal studies
    Guangju Zhai
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:10. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the optimal sampling of 1.5 mm thick slices of MRI scans to estimate knee cartilage volume in males and females for cross-sectional and longitudinal studies...
  6. pmc Negative beliefs about low back pain are associated with high pain intensity and high level disability in community-based women
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:148. 2008
    ..We aimed to characterize the beliefs that community-dwelling women have about back pain and its consequences, and to determine whether those with varying levels of pain intensity and disability differ in their beliefs...
  7. pmc Bone marrow lesions predict site-specific cartilage defect development and volume loss: a prospective study in older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R222. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Natural history and clinical significance of MRI-detected bone marrow lesions at the knee: a prospective study in community dwelling older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R223. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Total cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with the development of new bone marrow lesions in asymptomatic middle-aged women - a prospective cohort study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, 89 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R181. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R31. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether the adipose mass and the distribution of adipose mass are associated with the risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis. The aim of the present investigation was to examine this in a cohort study...
  11. pmc High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at mid-life
    Fahad S Hanna
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R27. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether serum levels of hsCRP are associated with the variation in tibial and patella cartilage volumes in women without evidence of OA...
  12. pmc Effect of antioxidants on knee cartilage and bone in healthy, middle-aged subjects: a cross-sectional study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R66. 2007
    ..While our findings need to be confirmed by longitudinal studies, they highlight the potential of the diet to modify the risk of osteoarthritis...
  13. pmc The association between leptin, interleukin-6, and hip radiographic osteoarthritis in older people: a cross-sectional study
    Oliver P Stannus
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R95. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the associations between leptin, IL-6, and hip radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) in older adults...
  14. pmc Dietary fatty acid intake affects the risk of developing bone marrow lesions in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R63. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between fatty acid consumption and the incidence of BMLs in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee OA...
  15. pmc Association between meniscal tears and the peak external knee adduction moment and foot rotation during level walking in postmenopausal women without knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, 89 Commercial Road, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R58. 2008
    ..Joint loading mediated via gait parameters may be associated with meniscal tears, and determining whether such an association exists was the aim of this study...
  16. pmc Reduced rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis in Italian and Greek migrants to Australia: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R86. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis for Italian and Greek migrants to Australia and Australian-born individuals...
  17. pmc The association between subchondral bone cysts and tibial cartilage volume and risk of joint replacement in people with knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R58. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc Knee meniscal extrusion in a largely non-osteoarthritic cohort: association with greater loss of cartilage volume
    Changhai Ding
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, 199 Macquarie Street, Hobart 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R21. 2007
    ....
  19. pmc Development of bone marrow lesions is associated with adverse effects on knee cartilage while resolution is associated with improvement--a potential target for prevention of knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R10. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between development or resolution of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) and knee cartilage properties in a 2 year prospective study of asymptomatic middle-aged adults...
  20. pmc Familial, structural, and environmental correlates of MRI-defined bone marrow lesions: a sibpair study
    Guangju Zhai
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Level 2, Surrey House, 199 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R137. 2006
    ..They commonly coexist with chondral defects and ROA but only share common genetic mechanisms to a limited degree. They are also more common with increasing age, male sex, and increasing BMI...
  21. pmc Does an increase in body mass index over 10 years affect knee structure in a population-based cohort study of adult women?
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R139. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Vastus medialis cross-sectional area is positively associated with patella cartilage and bone volumes in a pain-free community-based population
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Melbourne, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R143. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine potential determinants of vastus medialis and lateralis cross-sectional areas and the relationship between the cross-sectional area and patella cartilage and bone volumes...
  23. pmc The determinants of change in tibial plateau bone area in osteoarthritic knees: a cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and PreventiveMedicine, Monash UniversityMedical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, VIC 3181, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R687-93. 2005
    ..The role of subchondral bone change in the pathogenesis of knee OA will need to be determined but may be one explanation for the mechanism of action of risk factors such as body mass index on knee OA...
  24. pmc Factors that may mediate the relationship between physical activity and the risk for developing knee osteoarthritis
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:203. 2008
    ..Recommendations for future studies of physical activity and the development of knee osteoarthritis are discussed...
  25. pmc Knee cartilage loss in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis over 4.5 years
    Anita E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R90. 2006
    ..This may enable the prediction of cartilage change in an individual. The only significant factor affecting the loss of medial tibial cartilage was baseline knee pain, possibly through altered joint loading...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body composition and knee cartilage volume in healthy, middle-aged subjects
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 52:461-7. 2005
    ..This study examined the effect of measures of body composition on the longitudinal change in tibial cartilage volume...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of cartilage defects with loss of knee cartilage in healthy, middle-age adults: a prospective study
    Flavia Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2033-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between cartilage defects in the knee and cartilage volume both cross-sectionally and longitudinally in healthy, middle-age adults...
  28. pmc Tibial and femoral cartilage changes in knee osteoarthritis
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:977-80. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Slice thickness in the assessment of medial and lateral tibial cartilage volume and accuracy for the measurement of change in a longitudinal study
    Flavia Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:2444-8. 2004
    ..We compared cartilage volume measured from MRI of the knees using different slice thicknesses (1.5 to 7.5 mm) and assessed longitudinal change...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patella cartilage volume and radiography in the assessment of longitudinal joint change at the patellofemoral joint
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:1369-72. 2004
    ..To compare radiological assessment of the patellofemoral (PF) joint and cartilage volume as measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a longitudinal study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tibial cartilage volume and radiologic grade of the tibiofemoral joint
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 48:682-8. 2003
    ..To compare tibial cartilage volume as measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with radiologic assessment of the tibiofemoral joint...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison and reproducibility of fast and conventional spoiled gradient-echo magnetic resonance sequences in the determination of knee cartilage volume
    F Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Res 18:580-4. 2000
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Compartment differences in knee cartilage volume in healthy adults
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 29:554-6. 2002
    ..We investigated whether there are compartment differences in the volume of knee cartilage in healthy persons and identified determinants of medial and lateral tibial cartilage volume...
  34. ncbi request reprint Rate of knee cartilage loss after partial meniscectomy
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, and Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 29:1954-6. 2002
    ..We examined whether there is a difference in cartilage loss in those who undergo a partial meniscectomy compared to healthy controls...
  35. ncbi request reprint The determinants of change in patella cartilage volume in osteoarthritic knees
    Flavia Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Prahran, Australia
    J Rheumatol 29:2615-9. 2002
    ..The rate of change in patella articular cartilage and factors influencing it, in subjects with osteoarthritis (OA), is unknown. We performed a cohort study to determine this...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen replacement therapy on patella cartilage in healthy women
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:79-82. 2003
    ..However, the effect on patellofemoral OA is unknown. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that long term ERT (greater than 5 years) is associated with increased patella cartilage in post menopausal women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison between patella cartilage volume and radiological assessment of the patellofemoral joint
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:321-6. 2003
    ..In this study we compared patella cartilage volume as measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with radiological assessment of the patellofemoral joint...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between knee cartilage volume and bone mineral density in older adults without osteoarthritis
    F Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Victoria, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:765-9. 2004
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional study to determine the relationship between knee cartilage volume, a direct measure of joint cartilage, and bone mineral density (BMD) in an adult population...
  39. pmc Rate of cartilage loss at two years predicts subsequent total knee arthroplasty: a prospective study
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1124-7. 2004
    ..To determine whether cartilage volume loss is an independent predictor of knee replacement...
  40. pmc Users of oestrogen replacement therapy have more knee cartilage than non-users
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:332-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: After adjustment for multiple confounders, women using long term ERT have more knee cartilage than controls. This may indicate that ERT prevents loss of knee articular cartilage...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional standing knee radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging in assessing progression of tibiofemoral joint osteoarthritis
    F Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:722-7. 2005
    ..We performed a longitudinal study to compare change in both JSW and articular cartilage volume in subjects with symptomatic knee OA...
  42. doi request reprint The natural history of bone marrow lesions in community-based adults with no clinical knee osteoarthritis
    M L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:904-8. 2009
    ..This study in a healthy, pain-free population aimed to examine the natural history of BML; factors associated with incidence and progression of BML over 2 years and whether incident BML are associated with the development of pain...
  43. ncbi request reprint The natural history of cartilage defects in people with knee osteoarthritis
    M L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:337-42. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the progression of cartilage defects over 2 years in people with knee OA and to identify factors associated with progression...
  44. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the angle of the trochlear groove and patella cartilage and bone morphology--a cross-sectional study of healthy adults
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1158-62. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between the shape of the trochlear groove and patella cartilage and bone morphology in healthy adults...
  45. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of the relationship between knee angle and tibiofemoral cartilage volume in subjects with knee osteoarthritis
    F Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:321-4. 2004
    ..There is emerging evidence that knee alignment is associated with progression of osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between baseline knee angle and the rate of cartilage loss in subjects with knee OA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting patella cartilage and bone in middle-aged women
    F S Hanna
    Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:272-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of age, physical activity, and body mass index (BMI) on patella cartilage volume and defects and bone volume in middle-aged women without knee pain...
  47. ncbi request reprint A study of the prevalence and associations of subchondral bone marrow lesions in the knees of healthy, middle-aged women
    E Guymer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1437-42. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for BMLs in healthy subjects and the association of BMLs with knee structure...
  48. ncbi request reprint The determinants of change in patella cartilage volume--a cohort study of healthy middle-aged women
    S P Wijayaratne
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1426-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of change in patella cartilage volume over 2 yrs among healthy middle-aged women with no clinical knee OA...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relationship between endogenous testosterone, preandrogens, and sex hormone binding globulin and knee joint structure in women at midlife
    F S Hanna
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:56-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relationship between serum testosterone (T), preandrogens and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), and the knee structure in middle-aged women without knee pain...
  50. doi request reprint The effects of exercise training on metabolic and morphological outcomes for people living with HIV: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    S Fillipas
    Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    HIV Clin Trials 11:270-82. 2010
    ..to determine the effects of exercise on metabolic and morphological outcomes among people with HIV using a systematic search strategy of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Meniscal tear and increased tibial plateau bone area in healthy post-menopausal women
    M L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:268-71. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint A positive association of smoking and articular knee joint cartilage in healthy people
    T L Racunica
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:587-90. 2007
    ..To determine whether smoking affects knee cartilage in healthy adults by examining the association of tobacco use with tibial cartilage volume and tibiofemoral cartilage defects...
  53. pmc Vitamin E is ineffective for symptomatic relief of knee osteoarthritis: a six month double blind, randomised, placebo controlled study
    C Brand
    Department of Rheumatology, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:946-9. 2001
    ..Short term clinical studies using vitamin E in the form of alpha-tocopherol suggested a benefit over placebo of similar dimension to that of diclofenac for relief of OA pain...
  54. doi request reprint Effect of patient sex on general anaesthesia and recovery
    F F Buchanan
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 106:832-9. 2011
    ..The extent and underlying mechanisms for these sex-related differences in general anaesthesia are unclear...
  55. ncbi request reprint Community-based recruitment strategies for a longitudinal interventional study: the VECAT experience
    S K Garrett
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Ashley Ricketson Centre, Caulfield General Medical Centre, 260 294 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:541-8. 2000
    ..Although the electoral roll mail-out and newspaper advertising were the most efficient for this study, other methods may be of value for studies with different subject selection criteria...
  56. ncbi request reprint Femoral sulcus angle and increased patella facet cartilage volume in an osteoarthritic population
    M Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:131-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the femoral sulcus angle at baseline and patella cartilage volume at baseline and at 2-year follow-up among community based adults with established knee OA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of fatty acids on bone marrow lesions and knee cartilage in healthy, middle-aged subjects without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Y Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:579-83. 2008
    ..However, little work has been done to investigate the effect of fatty acids on bone marrow lesions and knee cartilage in healthy subjects. We examined this in a cohort of healthy middle-aged subjects without clinical knee OA...
  58. ncbi request reprint Frontal plane knee alignment is associated with a longitudinal reduction in patella cartilage volume in people with knee osteoarthritis
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:851-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between frontal plane knee alignment and patella cartilage volume in people with knee OA...
  59. doi request reprint Change in knee angle influences the rate of medial tibial cartilage volume loss in knee osteoarthritis
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:8-11. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether change in knee alignment between baseline and 2 years is associated with a change in knee cartilage volume in knee OA in the subsequent 2.5 years...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow lesions predict progression of cartilage defects and loss of cartilage volume in healthy middle-aged adults without knee pain over 2 yrs
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1392-6. 2008
    ..In knee OA, the presence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) predicts pain and progression of disease. Their occurrence has been described in healthy, pain-free subjects, but whether their presence affects change in cartilage is unknown...
  61. doi request reprint The relationship of reports of aches and joint pains to the menopausal transition: a longitudinal study
    C E Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Climacteric 11:55-62. 2008
    ..06). Knee osteoarthritis was significantly associated with symptom reports (p = 0.008) but not hand osteoarthritis (p = 0.2)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of orthopaedic trauma admitted to adult level 1 trauma centres
    D M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 37:120-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the nature of orthopaedic trauma admitted to adult Level 1 Trauma Centres...
  63. ncbi request reprint Static knee alignment and its association with radiographic knee osteoarthritis
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:958-62. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between static knee joint alignment (measured as a continuous variable) and the radiographic features of knee OA (joint space narrowing and osteophytes)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting progression of knee cartilage defects in normal subjects over 2 years
    Y Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:79-84. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the change in cartilage defects over 2 yr and to identify factors associated with this change...
  65. ncbi request reprint A comparison of gait patterns between the offspring of people with medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis and normal controls
    A J Teichtahl
    School of Physiotherapy, School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:421-3. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint The extraction of quality-of-care clinical indicators from State health department administrative databases
    J W Majoor
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic
    Med J Aust 170:420-4. 1999
    ..To assess whether three proposed quality-of-care indicators (unplanned readmissions, hospital-acquired bacteraemia, and postoperative wound infection) can be accurately identified from State health department databases...
  67. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting knee cartilage volume in healthy men
    F M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:258-62. 2003
    ..To understand the factors that influence joint cartilage in health and disease as they are important for the prevention and management of osteoarthritis...
  68. pmc Tibial cartilage volume change in healthy postmenopausal women: a longitudinal study
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:444-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether the amount of joint cartilage in healthy postmenopausal women is stable or changes over time, and whether oestrogen replacement therapy (ERT) influences this...
  69. doi request reprint Bone marrow lesions predict increase in knee cartilage defects and loss of cartilage volume in middle-aged women without knee pain over 2 years
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:850-5. 2009
    ..Bone marrow lesions (BML) are important in established knee osteoarthritis, predicting pain and progression of disease. Whether BML are also associated with longitudinal changes in knee structure in an asymptomatic population is unknown...
  70. pmc Tibial plateau size is related to grade of joint space narrowing and osteophytes in healthy women and in women with osteoarthritis
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1033-7. 2005
    ..To determine the relation of bone size to radiographic severity in knee osteoarthritis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Menopause, oestrogens and arthritis
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, 3181, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    Maturitas 35:183-99. 2000
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Obesity and adiposity are associated with the rate of patella cartilage volume loss over 2 years in adults without knee osteoarthritis
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:909-13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether measures of obesity and adiposity are associated with the rate of patella cartilage volume loss in healthy adults...
  73. pmc Factors influencing longitudinal change in knee cartilage volume measured from magnetic resonance imaging in healthy men
    F Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1038-42. 2005
    ..To determine whether the amount of joint cartilage in healthy, middle aged men is stable or changes over time, and what factors may influence this...
  74. ncbi request reprint The clinical correlates of articular cartilage defects in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a prospective study
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1311-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether articular cartilage defects are associated with cartilage loss and joint replacement in subjects with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  75. pmc How does tibial cartilage volume relate to symptoms in subjects with knee osteoarthritis?
    A E Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, 3181, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:264-8. 2004
    ..No consistent relationship between the severity of symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and radiographic change has been demonstrated...
  76. doi request reprint Imaging of knee osteoarthritis
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:1061-74. 2008
    ..This chapter will examine imaging modalities in the assessment of knee OA, and the impact of these on our understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease...
  77. ncbi request reprint Physician diagnosed arthritis, reported arthritis and radiological non-axial osteoarthritis
    C E I Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:846-50. 2008
    ..To determine the question that best predicts radiographic evidence of non-axial osteoarthritis (OA)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Sagittal plane movement at the tibiofemoral joint influences patellofemoral joint structure in healthy adult women
    A J Teichtahl
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:331-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between sagittal plane movement at the tibiofemoral joint and patella cartilage and bone volumes during the locomotion of healthy adult females...
  79. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting tibial plateau expansion in healthy women over 2.5 years: a longitudinal study
    Y Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:1258-64. 2006
    ..We performed a cohort study to examine whether tibial plateau bone area changes over time in healthy subjects and identify factors influencing the change...
  80. doi request reprint Aromatase inhibitors associated with knee subchondral bone expansion without cartilage loss
    S R Davis
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria
    Climacteric 16:632-8. 2013
    ..The profound estrogen depletion caused by aromatase inhibitors (AIs) is associated with musculoskeletal symptoms, but the underlying pathophysiology remains unclear...
  81. ncbi request reprint The management of scaphoid fractures
    S Brooks
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:181-9. 2005
    ..The most appropriate method of cast immobilisation is presently unclear but evidence exists for improved clinical outcomes in those that have both the thumb and elbow immobilised for the first six weeks...
  82. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of changes in tibial and femoral cartilage in knee osteoarthritis
    F M Cicuttini
    Monash University Medical School and Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 50:94-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to longitudinally compare changes in femoral and tibial cartilage volume in patients with OA...
  83. ncbi request reprint Water fluoridation, osteoporosis, fractures--recent developments
    L L Demos
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School
    Aust Dent J 46:80-7; quiz 143. 2001
    ..6mg fluoride per day for one-four years. CONCLUSION: These studies provide a substantial body of evidence that fluoride at up to 1ppm does not have an adverse effect on bone strength, bone mineral density or fracture incidence...
  84. doi request reprint Vastus medialis cross-sectional area is associated with patella cartilage defects and bone volume in healthy women
    P A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:956-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to determine the relationship between the vasti muscles and patella cartilage volume and defects and patella bone volume...
  85. doi request reprint Body fat is associated with increased and lean mass with decreased knee cartilage loss in older adults: a prospective cohort study
    C Ding
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:822-7. 2013
    ..To determine the associations between body composition at baseline and knee cartilage loss over 2.9 years in older adults...
  86. doi request reprint Radiographic osteoarthritis and pain are independent predictors of knee cartilage loss: a prospective study
    J Saunders
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Intern Med J 42:274-80. 2012
    ..There is controversy about whether pain and radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) predict subsequent cartilage loss. The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between ROA, pain and cartilage loss in the knee...
  87. ncbi request reprint Patient sex and its influence on general anaesthesia
    F F Buchanan
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Academic Board of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:207-18. 2009
    ..These gender differences seem to be more pronounced in premenopausal women, suggesting hormonal mechanisms are a major contributing factor...
  88. doi request reprint Physical activity uptake in patients with HIV: who does how much?
    S Fillipas
    Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:514-8. 2008
    ..These findings are of concern, given the evidence-based benefits of regular physical activity. Further work is needed to identify barriers to participation and interventions that can improve uptake...
  89. doi request reprint Are low levels of low back pain intensity and disability associated with reduced well-being in community-based women?
    D M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Climacteric 12:266-75. 2009
    ..To examine the relationships between well-being and different levels of both low back pain intensity and disability in women living in the community...
  90. pmc Abnormal biomechanics: a precursor or result of knee osteoarthritis?
    A Teichtahl
    Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 37:289-90. 2003
    ..Biomedical studies are required to differentiate between the causes and results of knee osteoarthritis...
  91. ncbi request reprint Reviewing knee osteoarthritis--a biomechanical perspective
    B D Jackson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:347-57. 2004
    ....
  92. pmc Obesity: a preventable risk factor for large joint osteoarthritis which may act through biomechanical factors
    A Powell
    Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:4-5. 2005
    ..Obesity is the main preventable risk factor that has been identified. Given that obesity is modifiable by conservative treatment such as weight loss, its potential importance in reducing the incidence of OA cannot be underestimated...
  93. ncbi request reprint The effect of the knee adduction moment on tibial cartilage volume and bone size in healthy women
    B D Jackson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:311-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the peak knee adduction moment during the early and late stance phases of gait, and medial and lateral tibial bone size and cartilage volume in healthy women...
  94. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the female sex, risk factors for knee osteoarthritis that may be attributable to systemic or local leptin biosynthesis and its cellular effects
    A J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Med Hypotheses 65:312-5. 2005
    ..This paper hypothesizes that leptin may be an unexamined systemic or local factor that may mediate the metabolic link between obesity and OA and partially account for the gender disparity toward the disease...
  95. doi request reprint Is physical activity a risk factor for primary knee or hip replacement due to osteoarthritis? A prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Rheumatol 38:350-7. 2011
    ..To estimate prospectively any association between measures of physical activity and the risk of either primary knee or hip replacement due to osteoarthritis (OA)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis and the postmenopausal woman: Epidemiological, magnetic resonance imaging, and radiological findings
    Fahad S Hanna
    Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:631-6. 2004
    ..There is some observational evidence to suggest an effect of hormones on osteoarthritis (OA), especially in perimenopausal women...
  97. pmc Body composition and knee cartilage properties in healthy, community-based adults
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1244-8. 2007
    ..Although obesity is widely accepted as a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis, whether weight per se or the specific components of body composition are the major determinants of properties of articular knee cartilage is unclear...
  98. ncbi request reprint Determinants of change in patella cartilage volume in healthy subjects
    Fahad Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1658-61. 2006
    ..To examine whether the amount of patella cartilage in healthy, middle-aged subjects is stable or changes over time, and what factors may influence the changes...
  99. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the knee adduction moment and knee pain in middle-aged women without radiographic osteoarthritis
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1845-8. 2006
    ..This cross-sectional study examines the relationship between the knee adduction moment and knee pain in middle-aged women without radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  100. ncbi request reprint Static knee alignment is associated with the risk of unicompartmental knee cartilage defects
    Neela Janakiramanan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Orthop Res 26:225-30. 2008
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  101. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of patients with orthopaedic trauma admitted to level 1 trauma centres
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:600-6. 2006
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the outcomes of patients admitted with a range of orthopaedic injuries to adult Level 1 trauma centres...