A E Wluka

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Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc What is the clinical and ethical importance of incidental abnormalities found by knee MRI?
    Rebecca Grainger
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington South 6021, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R18. 2008
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc What is the clinical and ethical importance of incidental abnormalities found by knee MRI?
    Rebecca Grainger
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington South 6021, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R18. 2008
    ..The prevalence of incidental, potentially clinically significant abnormalities identified by MRI and their clinical significance in a population undergoing knee MRI in research studies are unknown...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Post-cardiac transplantation gout: incidence of therapeutic complications
    A E Wluka
    Rheumatology Unit, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Heart Lung Transplant 19:951-6. 2000
    ..To study the clinical impact of gout treatment following cardiac transplantation...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi 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...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Fat mass is a predictor of incident foot pain
    P A Butterworth
    Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E495-9. 2013
    ..Increased BMI and fat mass have been linked only to foot pain prevalence. Therefore, a longitudinal study to examine the relationship between body composition and incident foot pain over 3 years was conducted...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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)...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Association between socioeconomic status and bone mineral density in adults: a systematic review
    S L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 22:517-27. 2011
    ..Further research is required to build upon the current paucity of data examining influences of socioeconomic status (SES) on BMD, especially in men...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi 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...
  53. doi request reprint Associations between measures of adiposity over 10 years and patella cartilage in population-based asymptomatic women
    A J Gunardi
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1586-9. 2013
    ..There is little known information about the role of adiposity on the early structural changes in the patella cartilage in younger, asymptomatic adult females...
  54. 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...
  55. 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)...
  56. 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
    ....
  57. doi 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)...
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Bone mineral density is cross sectionally associated with cartilage volume in healthy, asymptomatic adult females: Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    S L Brennan
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3000, Australia
    Bone 49:839-44. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the associations between BMD at eight skeletal sites, and knee structure in asymptomatic young to middle-aged females without any clinical signs of OA...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. doi request reprint Is there a relationship between occupational activities and low back pain in obese, middle-aged women?
    D M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Climacteric 17:87-91. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between occupational activities and low back pain and disability in obese and non-obese, middle-aged females...
  63. doi request reprint Does obesity affect knee cartilage? A systematic review of magnetic resonance imaging data
    V Mezhov
    School of Rural Health, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 15:143-57. 2014
    ..The strength of evidence was limited by the paucity of high-quality cohort studies examining this question. By further examining the mechanisms for these different effects, new strategies can be developed to prevent and treat knee OA. ..
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint The association between socioeconomic status and osteoporotic fracture in population-based adults: a systematic review
    S L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:1487-97. 2009
    ..Further research is required to elucidate the issue and any underlying mechanisms as a necessary precursor to considering intervention implications...
  66. pmc Cost effectiveness of adding magnetic resonance imaging to the usual management of suspected scaphoid fractures
    S Brooks
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:75-9. 2005
    ..To determine the cost effectiveness of a magnetic resonance imaging scan (MRI) within 5 days of injury compared with the usual management of occult scaphoid fracture...
  67. ncbi request reprint What effect do dietary antioxidants have on the symptoms and structural progression of knee osteoarthritis over two years?
    Y Wang
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:213-4. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the area of cartilage shown on the magnetic resonance imaging middle-slice image of the medial and lateral tibial cartilages with cartilage volume and grade of osteoarthritis over time
    M Dashti
    School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:87-93. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Foot rotation--a potential target to modify the knee adduction moment
    A J Teichtahl
    La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:67-71. 2006
    ..This result implies that changes in foot kinematics can modify the medial tibiofemoral load during gait, which may be important in the prevention and management of knee osteoarthritis...