Marlene Fransen

Summary

Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity for osteoarthritis management: a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating hydrotherapy or Tai Chi classes
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:407-14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint When is physiotherapy appropriate?
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Level 10 King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:477-89. 2004
  3. pmc Shift work and work injury in the New Zealand Blood Donors' Health Study
    M Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 63:352-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Cartilage defects are associated with physical disability in obese adults
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Department of Rheumatology, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1290-3. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Influence of BMI on health-related quality of life: comparison between an obese adult cohort and age-matched population norms
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2114-8. 2009
  6. pmc Safety and efficacy of routine postoperative ibuprofen for pain and disability related to ectopic bone formation after hip replacement surgery (HIPAID): randomised controlled trial
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    BMJ 333:519. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of heterotopic ossification after total hip replacement surgery
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Lidcomb, NSW 1825, Australia
    Hip Int 19:41-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Land-based exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    J Rheumatol 36:1109-17. 2009
  9. pmc Maximum recovery after knee replacement--the MARKER study rationale and protocol
    Chung Wei Christine Lin
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:69. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage: clinical associations in obese adults
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Department of Rheumatology, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 36:1056-62. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity for osteoarthritis management: a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating hydrotherapy or Tai Chi classes
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:407-14. 2007
    ..To determine whether Tai Chi or hydrotherapy classes for individuals with chronic symptomatic hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) result in measurable clinical benefits...
  2. ncbi request reprint When is physiotherapy appropriate?
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Level 10 King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:477-89. 2004
    ..Some important issues for consideration by the rheumatologist before referral of a patient to physiotherapy are also outlined...
  3. pmc Shift work and work injury in the New Zealand Blood Donors' Health Study
    M Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 63:352-8. 2006
    ..To investigate associations between work patterns and the occurrence of work injury...
  4. doi request reprint Cartilage defects are associated with physical disability in obese adults
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Department of Rheumatology, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1290-3. 2009
    ..To describe the associations between physical disability measures and knee cartilage defects in obese adults...
  5. doi request reprint Influence of BMI on health-related quality of life: comparison between an obese adult cohort and age-matched population norms
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2114-8. 2009
    ..Obesity is associated with impaired health-related quality of life and disability as measured by the SF-36, AQoL, and fatigue score (MAF) compared to matched population norms...
  6. pmc Safety and efficacy of routine postoperative ibuprofen for pain and disability related to ectopic bone formation after hip replacement surgery (HIPAID): randomised controlled trial
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    BMJ 333:519. 2006
    ..To determine the benefits and risks of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) as prophylaxis for ectopic bone formation in patients undergoing total hip replacement (or revision) surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of heterotopic ossification after total hip replacement surgery
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Lidcomb, NSW 1825, Australia
    Hip Int 19:41-6. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Land-based exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Marlene Fransen
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    J Rheumatol 36:1109-17. 2009
    ..To explore whether the magnitude of treatment benefit reported in randomized controlled trials (RCT) is associated with exercise dosage or study methodology...
  9. pmc Maximum recovery after knee replacement--the MARKER study rationale and protocol
    Chung Wei Christine Lin
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:69. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage: clinical associations in obese adults
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Department of Rheumatology, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Kolling Institute, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 36:1056-62. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the relationships between self-reported pain and disability, clinical variables, and serum leptin, and dGEMRIC indices in obese subjects with and without clinical knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  11. doi request reprint The epidemiology of osteoarthritis in Asia
    Marlene Fransen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:113-21. 2011
    ..The results of Asian-based studies evaluating risk factors from population-based cohorts or case-control studies, and the current evidence on OA morbidity burden in Asia is also outlined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preventing chronic ectopic bone-related pain and disability after hip replacement surgery with perioperative ibuprofen. A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (HIPAID)
    Marlene Fransen
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, P O Box 576, Newtown, Sydney, NSW 2042, Australia
    Control Clin Trials 25:223-33. 2004
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  13. pmc Patient preferences for adherence to treatment for osteoarthritis: the MEdication Decisions in Osteoarthritis Study (MEDOS)
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:160. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the relative influence of medication-related factors and respondent characteristics on decisions to continue medications among people with symptomatic OA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the musculoskeletal system
    Ananthila Anandacoomarasamy
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 21:71-7. 2009
    ..To describe recent developments highlighting the effects and mechanisms of obesity and weight loss on the musculoskeletal system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic exercise for people with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. A systematic review
    Marlene Fransen
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 29:1737-45. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality or institutionalization after hip fracture: men are at greater risk than women
    Marlene Fransen
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:685-90. 2002
    ..To assess 2-year excess mortality or institutionalization risk associated with hip fracture in community-dwelling people aged 60 and over...
  17. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of knee pain in older men: Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project
    Marlene Fransen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, East Street, Lidcombe NSW 1825, Australia
    Age Ageing 43:206-12. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the disease burden associated with chronic knee pain and the role of knee extensor strength as a modifiable risk factor...
  18. ncbi request reprint The global burden of hip and knee osteoarthritis: estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study
    Marita Cross
    University of Sydney, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:1323-30. 2014
    ..To estimate the global burden of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) as part of the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study and to explore how the burden of hip and knee OA compares with other conditions...
  19. doi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for preventing heterotopic bone formation after hip arthroplasty
    Marlene Fransen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD001160. 2013
    ..However, the magnitude of the effect on HBF, and the effects on other associated outcomes, such as pain and physical function, are uncertain...
  20. pmc Sleep habits, insomnia, and daytime sleepiness in a large and healthy community-based sample of New Zealanders
    Bradley R Wilsmore
    Sleep and Circadian Research Group, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:559-66. 2013
    ..To determine the relationship between sleep complaints, primary insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness, and lifestyle factors in a large community-based sample...
  21. ncbi request reprint Status of physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee replacement in Australia
    Justine Naylor
    Whitlam Joint Replacement Centre, Fairfield Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Physiother Res Int 11:35-47. 2006
    ..This survey of clinicians aimed to describe standard (usual) care after total knee replacement in Australia and to provide possible explanations for practice variance, if such variation exists...
  22. doi request reprint Hip and knee pain: role of occupational factors
    Marlene Fransen
    Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, University of Sydney, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:81-101. 2011
    ..Identifying modifiable workplace risk factors and implementing feasible and accessible preventative strategies will be of great public health significance in the next decade...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exercise for osteoarthritis of the hip
    Marlene Fransen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Room 0212, Cumberland Campus C42, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1825
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD007912. 2014
    ..Current international treatment guidelines recommending therapeutic exercise for people with symptomatic hip osteoarthritis (OA) report are based on limited evidence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with the transition from acute to chronic occupational back pain
    Marlene Fransen
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:92-8. 2002
    ..Information obtained at the time of the initial claim was linked to compensation status (still claiming or not claiming) 3 months later...
  25. pmc Management of chronic knee pain
    Rob Herbert
    BMJ 335:786. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Dietary weight loss and exercise for obese adults with knee osteoarthritis: modest weight loss targets, mild exercise, modest effects
    Marlene Fransen
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1366-9. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Isometric muscle force measurement for clinicians treating patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
    Marlene Fransen
    St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 49:29-35. 2003
    ..To evaluate the discriminant validity and, for clinicians, the test-retest reliability of isometric force in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...