Anita E Wluka

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Vitamin D supplementation in the management of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yuelong Cao
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
    Trials 13:131. 2012
  2. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of association between socioeconomic status and utilization of primary total hip joint replacements 2006-7: Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
    Sharon L Brennan
    Barwon Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Barwon Health, Deakin University, Kitchener House, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:63. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Tackling obesity in knee osteoarthritis
    Anita E Wluka
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:225-35. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Endogenous parathyroid hormone is associated with reduced cartilage volume in vivo in a population-based sample of adult women
    Sharon Lee Brennan
    NorthWest Academic Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, St Albans, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1000-3. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between obesity and foot pain and its association with fat mass, fat distribution, and muscle mass
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:262-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Association of weight gain with incident knee pain, stiffness, and functional difficulties: a longitudinal study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:34-43. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Increased fasting serum glucose concentration is associated with adverse knee structural changes in adults with no knee symptoms and diabetes
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Maturitas 72:373-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Occupational activity is associated with knee cartilage morphology in females
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 66:72-6. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. pmc Vitamin D supplementation in the management of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yuelong Cao
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
    Trials 13:131. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of association between socioeconomic status and utilization of primary total hip joint replacements 2006-7: Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
    Sharon L Brennan
    Barwon Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Barwon Health, Deakin University, Kitchener House, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:63. 2012
    ..This study examined primary THR across SES for both genders for the Barwon Statistical Division (BSD) of Victoria, Australia...
  3. doi request reprint Tackling obesity in knee osteoarthritis
    Anita E Wluka
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:225-35. 2013
    ..The degree of weight loss required to achieve benefit might be greater with increasing disease severity. Finally, we outline the need for a societal approach to tackle obesity-related OA...
  4. doi request reprint Endogenous parathyroid hormone is associated with reduced cartilage volume in vivo in a population-based sample of adult women
    Sharon Lee Brennan
    NorthWest Academic Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, St Albans, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1000-3. 2012
    ..Animal and in vitro studies suggest that parathyroid hormone (PTH) may affect articular cartilage. However, little is known of the relationship between PTH and human joints in vivo...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between obesity and foot pain and its association with fat mass, fat distribution, and muscle mass
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:262-8. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between obesity, body composition, and foot pain as assessed by the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (MFPDI)...
  7. doi request reprint Association of weight gain with incident knee pain, stiffness, and functional difficulties: a longitudinal study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:34-43. 2013
    ..To examine the longitudinal association between significant weight change and change in knee symptoms (pain, stiffness, and function), and to determine whether the effects differ in those who are obese and those with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  8. doi request reprint Increased fasting serum glucose concentration is associated with adverse knee structural changes in adults with no knee symptoms and diabetes
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Maturitas 72:373-8. 2012
    ..We performed a longitudinal cohort study to examine the relationship between serum glucose concentration and knee structure in adults with no knee symptoms or diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Occupational activity is associated with knee cartilage morphology in females
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 66:72-6. 2010
    ..This has not been examined in women. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of occupational specific knee activities on tibial and patella cartilage morphology among healthy females...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint 2011 Young Investigator Award winner: Increased fat mass is associated with high levels of low back pain intensity and disability
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1320-5. 2011
    ..A cross-sectional study...
  12. doi request reprint The longitudinal relationship between body composition and patella cartilage in healthy adults
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:421-7. 2008
    ..Although obesity is a risk factor for patellofemoral osteoarthritis (OA), it is unclear whether the components of body composition, such as muscle and fat mass, are major determinants of articular cartilage properties at the patella...
  13. ncbi request reprint Women have increased rates of cartilage loss and progression of cartilage defects at the knee than men: a gender study of adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Fahad S Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 16:666-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether there are longitudinal gender differences in knee cartilage in a cohort of healthy, asymptomatic adults with no clinical knee disease...
  14. doi request reprint Sex differences in the relationship between bone mineral density and tibial cartilage volume
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:563-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the potential role of BMD and BMC in explaining gender differences in knee cartilage volume...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on articular knee joint structures in community-based adults
    Tina L Racunica
    Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1261-8. 2007
    ..We examined the association between intensity, frequency, and duration of physical activity and knee structures in a community-based population...
  17. doi request reprint A flatter proximal trochlear groove is associated with patella cartilage loss
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:496-500. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Longitudinal effect of vigorous physical activity on patella cartilage morphology in people without clinical knee disease
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1095-102. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of participation in vigorous physical activity on changes to patella cartilage over 2 years...
  19. doi request reprint Smoking is associated with increased cartilage loss and persistence of bone marrow lesions over 2 years in community-based individuals
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1227-31. 2009
    ..To determine whether smoking is related to change in tibial and patella cartilage, and the development or persistence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) over 2 years in a cohort of middle-aged adults...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and bone mineral density in a population-based sample of men
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Bone 46:993-9. 2010
    ..Further research is warranted which examines the mechanisms that may underpin differences in BMD across SES quintiles and to address the current paucity of data in this field of enquiry...
  23. doi request reprint Women lose patella cartilage at a faster rate than men: a 4.5-year cohort study of subjects with knee OA
    Sharon L Brennan
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 67:270-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine factors affecting change in patella cartilage over a longer time period than previously examined...
  24. doi request reprint Bone marrow lesions in people with knee osteoarthritis predict progression of disease and joint replacement: a longitudinal study
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Centre, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2413-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between BMLs and longitudinal change in tibial cartilage volume and risk of knee joint replacement in subjects with knee OA...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The relationship between body composition and structural changes at the knee
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2362-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between body composition and knee structure, including knee cartilage volume, defects and bone marrow lesions (BMLs)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of bone marrow lesions with knee structures and risk factors for bone marrow lesions in the knees of clinically healthy, community-based adults
    Ferencz J Baranyay
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:112-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about their role in the knee in those without clinical OA. Our aim was to examine the prevalence and risk factors for BML, and their relationship with other knee structures in community-based adults without clinical OA...
  28. doi request reprint Body weight at early and middle adulthood, weight gain and persistent overweight from early adulthood are predictors of the risk of total knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1033-41. 2013
    ..To examine the relationships between weight at early and middle adulthood and adult weight gain and the risk of total knee and hip replacement for OA...
  29. pmc The associations between body and knee height measurements and knee joint structure in an asymptomatic cohort
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:19. 2012
    ..It has been suggested that knee height is a determinant of knee joint load. Nonetheless, no study has directly examined the relationship between anthropometric measures of height and knee joint structures, such as cartilage...
  30. doi request reprint The natural history of bone marrow lesions in community-based middle-aged women without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:213-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the natural history of BML in a healthy population and identify risk factors associated with their persistence and incidence...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Increase in vastus medialis cross-sectional area is associated with reduced pain, cartilage loss, and joint replacement risk in knee osteoarthritis
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 64:3917-25. 2012
    ..We undertook this study to examine the relationship between change in vastus medialis cross-sectional area (CSA) and knee pain, tibial cartilage volume, and risk of knee replacement in subjects with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  33. 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)...
  34. doi request reprint Does knee malalignment increase the risk of development and progression of knee osteoarthritis? A systematic review
    Stephanie Tanamas
    Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:459-67. 2009
    ..To systematically review the evidence for a relationship between malalignment of the knee joint and progression and/or development of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  35. doi request reprint Meniscal extrusion predicts increases in subchondral bone marrow lesions and bone cysts and expansion of subchondral bone in osteoarthritic knees
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:997-1004. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between meniscal extrusion and knee cartilage and subchondral bone, and also changes in these structures over 2 years in a cohort with mild to moderate knee OA...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. doi request reprint What is the effect of physical activity on the knee joint? A systematic review
    Donna M Urquhart
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:432-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to examine the relationships between physical activity and individual joint structures at the knee...
  41. doi request reprint Relationship of serum markers of cartilage metabolism to imaging and clinical outcome measures of knee joint structure
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1816-22. 2010
    ..Biomarkers of cartilage metabolism have prognostic potential...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are biomechanical factors, meniscal pathology, and physical activity risk factors for bone marrow lesions at the knee? A systematic review
    Yuan Z Lim
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:187-94. 2013
    ....
  43. pmc The relationship between retinal vessel calibre and knee cartilage and BMLs
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:255. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Sex hormones and structural changes in osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    Stephanie K Tanamas
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 69:141-56. 2011
    ..To systematically review the evidence for a relationship between sex hormones and structural changes in osteoarthritis (OA)...
  45. pmc Meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee joint 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
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:17. 2011
    ..However, whether it affects the risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis is unknown. We performed a prospective cohort study to examine the relationship between meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee replacement for osteoarthritis...
  46. doi request reprint Obesity and knee osteoarthritis: new insights provided by body composition studies
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:232-40. 2008
  47. 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
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint What can we learn about osteoarthritis by studying a healthy person against a person with early onset of disease?
    Changhai Ding
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 22:520-7. 2010
    ..This review aims to examine the recent epidemiological and clinical evidences of early knee structural changes in the younger populations with relatively healthy knees...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity and systemic factors with bone marrow lesions at the knee: a systematic review
    Yuan Z Lim
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:600-12. 2014
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint The associations between the dominant and nondominant peak external knee adductor moments during gait in healthy subjects: evidence for symmetry
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:320-4. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether the knee adduction moment is similar between the dominant and nondominant legs during locomotion. This study examined whether asymmetry exists in the peak knee adductor moments during gait in healthy adults...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence of total knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis in relation to the metabolic syndrome and its components: a prospective cohort study
    Sultana Monira Hussain
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:429-36. 2014
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for deep surgical site infection after primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Arthroplasty 25:1216-22.e1-3. 2010
    ..There is a need for high-quality, prospective studies to further identify modifiable risk factors for deep SSI after THA...
  54. doi request reprint HFE C282Y homozygosity is associated with an increased risk of total hip replacement for osteoarthritis
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:872-8. 2012
    ..Total joint replacement is considered a surrogate measure for symptomatic end-stage osteoarthritis. We examined the relationship between HFE gene mutations and risk of total hip and knee replacement using a prospective cohort study...
  55. 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
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Association between index-to-ring finger length ratio and risk of severe knee and hip osteoarthritis requiring total joint replacement
    Sultana Monira Hussain
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Department of Psychology, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK, Department of Orthopaedic, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park and AOA National Joint Replacement Registry, Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:1200-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to examine the relationship between 2D:4D and the risk of severe knee and hip OA requiring total joint replacement...
  57. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with reduced disc height in the lumbar spine but not at the lumbosacral junction
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Healthcare Imaging Services, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Department of Medicine, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E962-6. 2014
    ..Cross-sectional, community-based study...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Markers of bone formation and resorption identify subgroups of patients with clinical knee osteoarthritis who have reduced rates of cartilage loss
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Rheumatol 37:1252-9. 2010
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The association between urban or rural locality and hip fracture in community-based adults: a systematic review
    Sharon L Brennan
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:656-65. 2010
    ....
  61. pmc Effects of Hylan G-F 20 supplementation on cartilage preservation detected by magnetic resonance imaging in osteoarthritis of the knee: a two-year single-blind clinical trial
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:195. 2011
    ..We examined the effect of viscosupplementation with Hylan G-F 20 on knee cartilage over 2 years in patients with knee OA...
  62. pmc Are depression, anxiety and poor mental health risk factors for knee pain? A systematic review
    Pyae P Phyomaung
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:10. 2014
    ..We aimed to systematically review the evidence to determine whether psychosocial factors, specifically depression, anxiety and poor mental health, are risk factors for knee pain...
  63. 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)...
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint BMD in population-based adult women is associated with socioeconomic status
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 24:809-15. 2009
    ..2%). Observed differences in BMD across SES quintiles, consistent across both SES indices, suggest that low BMD may be evident for both the most disadvantaged and most advantaged...