O Bruyere

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of chondroitin sulphate on health utility in patients with knee osteoarthritis: towards economic analysis
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    J Med Econ 12:356-60. 2009
  2. pmc Role of glucosamine in the treatment for osteoarthritis
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Department of Public Health Sciences, CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 32:2959-67. 2012
  3. pmc Creatinine-or cystatin C-based equations to estimate glomerular filtration in the general population: impact on the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease
    Pierre Delanaye
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege 4000, Belgium
    BMC Nephrol 14:57. 2013
  4. pmc Effects of 3 months of short sessions of controlled whole body vibrations on the risk of falls among nursing home residents
    Charlotte Beaudart
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 13:42. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the proportion of patients potentially treated with an anti-osteoporotic drug using the current criteria of the Belgian national social security and the new suggested FRAX criteria
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bât B23 Av de l Hôpital 3, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 33:973-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Perception, knowledge, and use by general practitioners of Belgium of a new WHO tool (FRAX) to assess the 10-year probability of fracture
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, Av de l Hôpital 3, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 33:979-83. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effect of collagen hydrolysate in articular pain: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Complement Ther Med 20:124-30. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life after total knee or hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a 7-year prospective study
    O Bruyere
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:1583-7. 2012
  9. pmc Translation validation of a new back pain screening questionnaire (the STarT Back Screening Tool) in French
    Olivier Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 70:12. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Relationships between changes in bone mineral density or bone turnover markers and vertebral fracture incidence in patients treated with bazedoxifene
    Olivier Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 91:244-9. 2012

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Impact of chondroitin sulphate on health utility in patients with knee osteoarthritis: towards economic analysis
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    J Med Econ 12:356-60. 2009
    ..The second objective was, using these data, to conduct economic analyses...
  2. pmc Role of glucosamine in the treatment for osteoarthritis
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Department of Public Health Sciences, CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 32:2959-67. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Creatinine-or cystatin C-based equations to estimate glomerular filtration in the general population: impact on the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease
    Pierre Delanaye
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege 4000, Belgium
    BMC Nephrol 14:57. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the difference in the prevalence of stage 3 CKD, defined as an estimated GFR less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2, in a population using these four equations...
  4. pmc Effects of 3 months of short sessions of controlled whole body vibrations on the risk of falls among nursing home residents
    Charlotte Beaudart
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 13:42. 2013
    ..The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to assess the impact of 3-month training by whole body vibration on the risk of falls among nursing home residents...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the proportion of patients potentially treated with an anti-osteoporotic drug using the current criteria of the Belgian national social security and the new suggested FRAX criteria
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bât B23 Av de l Hôpital 3, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 33:973-8. 2013
    ..Since patients identified with the FRAX tool are those with the highest risk profile for future fractures, reappraisals of treatment reimbursement guidelines are expected in Belgium...
  6. doi request reprint Perception, knowledge, and use by general practitioners of Belgium of a new WHO tool (FRAX) to assess the 10-year probability of fracture
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, Av de l Hôpital 3, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatol Int 33:979-83. 2013
    ..At present, the use of the FRAX tool in Belgium is limited but an information brochure could have a positive impact on the knowledge of the FRAX tool...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of collagen hydrolysate in articular pain: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Complement Ther Med 20:124-30. 2012
    ..Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of a food supplement made of collagen hydrolysate 1200 mg/day versus placebo during 6 months, in subjects with joint pain at the lower or upper limbs or at the lumbar spine...
  8. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life after total knee or hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a 7-year prospective study
    O Bruyere
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:1583-7. 2012
    ..To assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a prospective study with 7 years of follow-up in 49 consecutive patients who underwent a total joint replacement because of osteoarthritis...
  9. pmc Translation validation of a new back pain screening questionnaire (the STarT Back Screening Tool) in French
    Olivier Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 70:12. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint Relationships between changes in bone mineral density or bone turnover markers and vertebral fracture incidence in patients treated with bazedoxifene
    Olivier Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 91:244-9. 2012
    ..However, BMD or BTM changes cannot be recommended for individual monitoring of women treated with bazedoxifene...
  11. doi request reprint Health claims assessment in the field of joint and cartilage: a consensus viewpoint of the Group for the Respect of Ethics and Excellence in Science
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:611-6. 2012
    ....
  12. pmc Vitamin D inadequacy in Belgian postmenopausal osteoporotic women
    Audrey Neuprez
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, 4020 Liege, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 7:64. 2007
    ..Opinions with regard to the definition of vitamin D deficiency and adequate vitamin D status vary widely and there are no clear international agreements on what constitute adequate concentrations of vitamin D...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between change in femoral neck bone mineral density and hip fracture incidence during treatment with strontium ranelate
    O Bruyere
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:3041-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to analyse the association between BMD changes and hip fracture incidence during treatment with SR...
  14. doi request reprint Low dietary calcium in European postmenopausal osteoporotic women
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders and Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 12:111-4. 2009
    ..The WHO recommends a daily Ca intake for postmenopausal women of 1300 mg. The objective of the present study was to assess the dietary Ca intake in European postmenopausal osteoporotic women...
  15. pmc Osteoarthritis, magnetic resonance imaging, and biochemical markers: a one year prospective study
    O Bruyere
    University of Liege, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, CHU Sart Tilman, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1050-4. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation between biochemical markers of bone, cartilage, and synovial remodelling and the structural progression of knee osteoarthritis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Total joint replacement after glucosamine sulphate treatment in knee osteoarthritis: results of a mean 8-year observation of patients from two previous 3-year, randomised, placebo-controlled trials
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:254-60. 2008
    ..To assess the incidence of Total Joint Replacement (TJR) during the long-term follow-up of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) formerly receiving treatment with glucosamine sulphate or placebo...
  17. ncbi request reprint Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate as therapeutic agents for knee and hip osteoarthritis
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Drugs Aging 24:573-80. 2007
    ..With respect to the structure-modifying effect, there is compelling evidence that glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate may interfere with progression of OA...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in European postmenopausal women
    O Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders and Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1939-44. 2007
    ..There are no clear international agreements on what constitutes a level of vitamin D inadequacy, but recent publications suggest that the circulating level of vitamin D should be over 80 nmol/L or at least between 50 and 80 nmol/L...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between bone mineral density changes and fracture risk reduction in patients treated with strontium ranelate
    Olivier Bruyere
    World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3076-81. 2007
    ..Our objective was to analyze the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) changes and fracture incidence during 3-yr treatment with strontium ranelate...
  20. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of magnetic resonance imaging and standard X-rays to assess disease progression in osteoarthritis
    O Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:98-103. 2007
    ..To investigate, over 1-year, the relationship between X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of strontium ranelate on spinal osteoarthritis progression
    O Bruyere
    University of Liege, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:335-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether a 3-year treatment with strontium ranelate could delay the progression of spinal osteoarthritis (OA)...
  22. pmc Three year joint space narrowing predicts long term incidence of knee surgery in patients with osteoarthritis: an eight year prospective follow up study
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1727-30. 2005
    ..To assess the clinical relevance of mean and minimum femorotibial joint space narrowing (JSN) for predicting future osteoarthritis related surgery in patients with knee osteoarthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Controlled whole body vibration to decrease fall risk and improve health-related quality of life of nursing home residents
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:303-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of whole body vibration in the elderly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, and Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Liege, Belgium
    Front Horm Res 30:49-59. 2002
  25. doi request reprint Relationship between 3-month changes in biochemical markers of bone remodelling and changes in bone mineral density and fracture incidence in patients treated with strontium ranelate for 3 years
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liege, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 21:1031-6. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and response to antiosteoporotic therapy
    Olivier Bruyere
    University of Liege, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:445-7. 2008
    ..Moreover, the adjusted odds ratio for incident fractures in vitamin D-deficient as compared with vitamin D-repleted women was 1.77 (95% CI: 1.20-2.59; p = 0.004)...
  27. pmc Evaluation of symptomatic slow-acting drugs in osteoarthritis using the GRADE system
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for the Public Health Aspect of Musculoskeletal Disorders, University of Liege, Belgium
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:165. 2008
    ..Symptomatic slow-acting drugs (SYSADOA) have been largely studied over the last decade. The objective of this study is to prepare a document providing recommendations for the use of SYSADOA in osteoarthritis (OA)...
  28. doi request reprint Highest prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in institutionalized women compared with noninstitutionalized women: a case-control study
    Olivier Bruyere
    University of Liege, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 5:49-54. 2009
    ..We believe that a greater awareness of the importance of vitamin D inadequacy is needed in order to address this public health problem...
  29. doi request reprint Loss of hip bone mineral density over time is associated with spine and hip fracture incidence in osteoporotic postmenopausal women
    Olivier Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Bat B23, 4000, Liege, Belgium
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:707-12. 2009
    ..However, spine BMD changes do not influence vertebral fracture incidence...
  30. pmc Assessment of health claims in the field of bone: a view of the Group for the Respect of Ethics and Excellence in Science (GREES)
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 23:193-9. 2012
    ..This paper defines health claims related to bone health and provides guidelines for the design and the methodology of clinical studies to support claims...
  31. ncbi request reprint Post-fracture management of patients with hip fracture: a perspective
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2841-51. 2008
    ..After surgery, many patients experience long-term disability or die as a consequence of the fracture. A fracture is a major risk factor for a subsequent fracture, which may occur within a short interval...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reduction in PINP, a marker of bone metabolism, with raloxifene treatment and its relationship with vertebral fracture risk
    J Y Reginster
    CHU Centre Ville, Liege, Belgium
    Bone 34:344-51. 2004
    ..In conclusion, a 1-year decrease in PINP, BSAP, or OC, but not CTx/Cr, may be predictive of the 3-year VF risk reduction with raloxifene therapy in this subset of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis...
  33. doi request reprint Assessment of determinants for osteoporosis in elderly men
    S Scholtissen
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Sart Tilman, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 20:1157-66. 2009
    ....
  34. pmc Maintenance of antifracture efficacy over 10 years with strontium ranelate in postmenopausal osteoporosis
    J Y Reginster
    Department of Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 23:1115-22. 2012
    ..01). Vertebral and nonvertebral fracture incidence was lower between 5 and 10 years than in a matched placebo group over 5 years (P < 0.05). Strontium ranelate's antifracture efficacy appears to be maintained long term...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of glucosamine sulphate on osteoarthritis progression: a randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    J Y Reginster
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit WHO Collaborating Center for Public Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, Belgium
    Lancet 357:251-6. 2001
    ..Treatment of osteoarthritis is usually limited to short-term symptom control. We assessed the effects of the specific drug glucosamine sulphate on the long-term progression of osteoarthritis joint structure changes and symptoms...
  36. ncbi request reprint Subchondral tibial bone mineral density predicts future joint space narrowing at the medial femoro-tibial compartment in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    O Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Bone 32:541-5. 2003
    ..61 +/- 0.69 mm versus -0.13 +/- 0.27 mm; p = 0.03). Assessment of BMD of the subchondral tibial bone is significantly correlated with future joint space narrowing and could be used as a predictor of knee osteoarthritis progression...
  37. pmc Vertebral anti-fracture efficacy of strontium ranelate according to pre-treatment bone turnover
    J Collette
    Department of Clinical Biology, Bone and Cartilage Markers Laboratory, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 21:233-41. 2010
    ..The vertebral anti-fracture efficacy of strontium ranelate was shown to be independent of baseline bone turnover levels...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation and comparative evaluation of the osteoporosis self-assessment tool (OST) in a Caucasian population from Belgium
    F Richy
    University of Liege, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Public Health and Epidemiology Unit, WHO Collaborating Center for Public Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Belgium
    QJM 97:39-46. 2004
    ..Risk indices have been developed to identify women at risk of low bone mineral density (BMD) who should undergo BMD testing. Aim: To compare the performance of four risk indices in White ambulatory women in Belgium...
  39. ncbi request reprint Social support and health-related quality of life in hip and knee osteoarthritis
    O Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Avenue de l Hopital, bâtiment B23, Liege, Belgium
    Qual Life Res 13:321-30. 2004
    ..To document the association between social support and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis with strontium ranelate: results at 8 years
    J Y Reginster
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Bone 45:1059-64. 2009
    ..This article describes the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of this agent over 8 years...
  41. ncbi request reprint Current role of glucosamine in the treatment of osteoarthritis
    J Y Reginster
    WHO Collaborating Center, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:731-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the interest of using the various preparations of glucosamine for symptomatic and structural management of osteoarthritis (OA)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D analogs versus native vitamin D in preventing bone loss and osteoporosis-related fractures: a comparative meta-analysis
    F Richy
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 76:176-86. 2005
    ..In this setting, D analogs seem to prevent spinal fractures to a greater extent than do native vitamin D, but this assumption should be confirmed on a comprehensive basis in multiarm studies including an inactive comparator...
  43. ncbi request reprint Strontium ranelate in the prevention of osteoporotic fractures
    J Y Reginster
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Unit, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pract 61:324-8. 2007
    ..A preplanned analysis of a sub-group of patients aged 80 years and over showed that, currently, strontium ranelate is the only antiosteoporotic agent to reduce vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in this age group...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evidence of nutriceutical effectiveness in the treatment of osteoarthritis
    J Y Reginster
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit, CHU Centre Ville, Policliniques L Brull, Quai Godefroid Kurth 45 9 ème étage, 4020 Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 2:472-7. 2000
    ..An important issue is that all the conclusive studies with such chemical entities resulted from the use of prescription medicines, and not over-the-counter pills or food supplements...
  45. doi request reprint Relationship between bone mineral density changes and risk of fractures among patients receiving calcium with or without vitamin D supplementation: a meta-regression
    V Rabenda
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Bât B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 22:893-901. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that bone mineral density (BMD)changes cannot be used as a surrogate of anti-fracture efficacy, among patients receiving calcium, with or without vitamin D...
  46. ncbi request reprint Correlation between radiographic severity of knee osteoarthritis and future disease progression. Results from a 3-year prospective, placebo-controlled study evaluating the effect of glucosamine sulfate
    O Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 11:1-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between baseline radiographic severity of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and the importance of long-term joint space narrowing...
  47. doi request reprint Glucosamine sulphate in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: cost-effectiveness comparison with paracetamol
    S Scholtissen
    Department of Public Health, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pract 64:756-62. 2010
    ..For this purpose, a 6-month time horizon and a health care perspective was used...
  48. doi request reprint Cost-utility of long-term strontium ranelate treatment for postmenopausal osteoporotic women
    M Hiligsmann
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 21:157-65. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggested that long-term treatment with strontium ranelate over 5 years is cost-effective compared to no treatment for postmenopausal osteoporotic women...
  49. pmc Time dependent risk of gastrointestinal complications induced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use: a consensus statement using a meta-analytic approach
    F Richy
    Santé Publique, épidémiologie et économie de la santé, CHU, Bat B23, B 4000 Sart Tilman, Belgium, Europe
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:759-66. 2004
    ..To provide an updated document assessing the global, NSAID-specific, and time dependent risk of gastrointestinal (GI) complications through meta-analyses of high quality studies...
  50. doi request reprint Relationship between use of antidepressants and risk of fractures: a meta-analysis
    V Rabenda
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, CHU Bât B23, 4000, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 24:121-37. 2013
    ..Results from this large meta-analysis show that both SSRIs and TCAs are associated with a moderate and clinically significant increase in the risk of fractures of all types...
  51. doi request reprint The need for a transparent, ethical, and successful relationship between academic scientists and the pharmaceutical industry: a view of the Group for the Respect of Ethics and Excellence in Science (GREES)
    O Bruyere
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 21:713-22. 2010
    ..This paper provides recommendations for fair and unbiased relationship between academic scientists and the pharmaceutical industry...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Economic evaluation of osteoporosis screening strategy conducted in the Province of Liège with the cooperation of Liège Province Santé]
    M Hiligsmann
    Département d Economie, HEC ULg, Universite de Liege, Belgique
    Rev Med Liege 63:588-94. 2008
    ..Furthermore, to improve the efficiency of the screening strategy, we suggest to target screening on women with one or more clinical risk factors, or on women aged 65 years and older...
  53. ncbi request reprint [A FRAX model for the assessment of fracture probability in Belgium]
    A Neuprez
    Département des Sciences de la Santé Publique, Service de Sante Publique, épidémiologie et économie de la santé, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Liege
    Rev Med Liege 64:612-9. 2009
    ..The approach will need to be supported by health economic analyses...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Glucosamine as a pain-modifying drug in osteorthritis. What's new in 2006]
    J Y Reginster
    Service de Sante Publique, épidémiologie et économie de la santé
    Rev Med Liege 61:169-72. 2006
    ..Their results are supported by new pharmacokinetic and preclinical studies, explaining the mode of action of glucosamine in osteoarthritis...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Long-term risk of osteoporotic fracture in Belgium]
    M Hiligsmann
    Département d Economie, HEC ULg, Universite de Liege
    Rev Med Liege 63:480-7. 2008
    ..9% and 14.8% and for osteoporotic women 32.3% and 53.4%. Our lifetime risk estimates re-emphasize that osteoporosis is a major public health problem and that its societal burden is likely to increase due to demographic changes...
  56. ncbi request reprint New perspectives in the management of osteoarthritis. structure modification: facts or fantasy?
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit, University of Liege, CHU Centre Ville, Policliniques L Brull, Liege, Belgium
    J Rheumatol Suppl 67:14-20. 2003
    ..An important issue is that all conclusive studies with such chemical entities resulted from the use of prescription medicines and not over-the-counter or nutriceutical supplements...
  57. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of bone and cartilage remodeling in prediction of longterm progression of knee osteoarthritis
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders CCPHAOD, Liege, Belgium
    J Rheumatol 30:1043-50. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between biochemical markers of bone and cartilage remodeling and severity or progression (symptoms and structure) of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids effects on bone in asthmatic and COPD patients: a quantitative systematic review
    Florent Richy
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 14:179-90. 2003
    ..These findings could have practical implication in the long-term management of asthmatic and COPD patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interest of biochemical markers of bone turnover for long-term prediction of new vertebral fracture in postmenopausal osteoporotic women
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Maturitas 44:259-65. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of alphacalcidol and calcitriol in primary and corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis: a meta-analysis of their effects on bone mineral density and fracture rate
    Florent Richy
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liege, Epidemiology and Health Economics, WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 15:301-10. 2004
    ..Their efficacy in reducing the number of fractures in patients exposed to CS remains to be determined...
  61. ncbi request reprint Glucosamine sulfate reduces osteoarthritis progression in postmenopausal women with knee osteoarthritis: evidence from two 3-year studies
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Menopause 11:138-43. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of glucosamine sulfate on long-term symptoms and structure progression in postmenopausal women with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Naturocetic (glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate) compounds as structure-modifying drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit, University of Liege, Belgium
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:651-5. 2003
    ..Several entities have been investigated carefully for the symptomatic and structural management of osteoarthritis. This review reports recent findings suggesting that such compounds may delay the structural progression of osteoarthritis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the use of new methods to assess the efficacy of disease-modifying drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis
    Eric Abadie
    Department of Registration and Clinical Studies, French Agency For the Safety of Health Products AFSSAPS, France
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 12:263-8. 2004
    ..Recently, new technology has been developed to detect a structural change of the OA joint earlier than conventional X-rays...
  64. ncbi request reprint Structural and symptomatic efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin in knee osteoarthritis: a comprehensive meta-analysis
    Florent Richy
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Arch Intern Med 163:1514-22. 2003
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Role of biochemical markers of bone turnover as prognostic indicator of successful osteoporosis therapy
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Bone 42:832-6. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Symptom and structure modifying properties of chondroitin sulfate in osteoarthritis
    Jean Yves Reginster
    Department of Public Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Mini Rev Med Chem 7:1051-61. 2007
    ..CS exhibits a wide range of biological activities. Many experimental and clinical data are available, affirming that CS represents an effective and safe symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) with delayed and sustained effects...
  67. ncbi request reprint Strontium ranelate normalizes bone mineral density in osteopenic patients
    Olivier Malaise
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:330-3. 2007
    ..To assess the capacity of strontium ranelate to restore normal bone mineral density (WHO definition: T-score >or=-1) in post-menopausal osteopenic women (T-score between -1 and -2.5) at baseline...
  68. ncbi request reprint Radiologic features poorly predict clinical outcomes in knee osteoarthritis
    Olivier Bruyere
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspect of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:13-6. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of radiographic severity and progression on pain and disability...
  69. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in the therapeutic management of osteoarthritis with glucosamine
    Jean Yves Reginster
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Rheumatic Diseases, Liege, Belgium
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 63:31-6. 2005
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  70. ncbi request reprint Combination/sequential therapy in osteoporosis
    Marie Paul Lecart
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit, CHU Centre Ville, Policliniques L Brull, Quai Godefroid Kurth 45 9th floor, 4020 Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 2:123-30. 2004
    ..Long-term clinical studies, using fractures as an endpoint should be initiated to better understand the clinical and pharmaco-economic interest of combination therapies in the management of osteoporosis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Strontium ranelate (Fujisawa/Servier)
    Isabelle Jupsin
    Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Research Unit CHU Centre Ville, Policliniques L Brull, Quai Godefroid Kurth 45, 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 6:435-44. 2005
    ..Fujisawa Pharmaceutical is developing the drug in Japan; in November 2004, phase II Japanese trials were ongoing...
  72. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of osteoporosis: mass screening scenario or prescreening with questionnaires? An economic perspective
    Florent Richy
    University of Liege, Faculty of Science, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, CHU B23 Sart Tilman B 4000, Belgium
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1955-60. 2004
    ..Our results show that certain prescreening strategies are more efficient than DXA-based approaches. These results are of considerable value for health policy decision-makers and the scientific community...
  73. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of the long-term symptom-modifying effects of glucosamine sulfate: comment on the article by Brandt and Mazzuca
    Olivier Bruyere
    Arthritis Rheum 54:2339-41; author reply 2341-3. 2006