Olivier Ethgen

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What do we know about the safety of corticosteroids in rheumatoid arthritis?
    Olivier Ethgen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:1147-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Population- versus cohort-based modelling approaches
    Olivier Ethgen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Lige, LIGE, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:171-81. 2012
  3. pmc Degenerative musculoskeletal disease
    O Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1-3. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. A qualitative and systematic review of the literature
    Olivier Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Diseases, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium, Liege, Belgium
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:963-74. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of osteoporosis screening followed by treatment: the impact of medication adherence
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    HEC ULg Management School, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Value Health 13:394-401. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Development and validation of a Markov microsimulation model for the economic evaluation of treatments in osteoporosis
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    Department of Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Value Health 12:687-96. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of proposals of Belgian Social Security Institute for reimbursement of bone densitometry tests. Toward a cost-effective strategy for osteoporosis screening?
    Wafa Ben Sedrine
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:413-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the ORACLE score to predict risk of osteoporosis
    Florent Richy
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Universite de Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1402-8. 2004
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential clinical and economic impact of nonadherence with osteoporosis medications
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    HEC ULg Management School, University of Liege, Boulevard du Rectorat 7, Bât B31, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 86:202-10. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint What do we know about the safety of corticosteroids in rheumatoid arthritis?
    Olivier Ethgen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:1147-60. 2013
    ..Clear information is still lacking on the safety of corticosteroids (GCs) therapy in RA despite six decades of clinical experience...
  2. doi request reprint Population- versus cohort-based modelling approaches
    Olivier Ethgen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Lige, LIGE, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:171-81. 2012
    ..Then, they could opt for using the most appropriate approach. Decision makers should also understand the impact on the results of both types of models in order to make informed healthcare decisions...
  3. pmc Degenerative musculoskeletal disease
    O Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1-3. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. A qualitative and systematic review of the literature
    Olivier Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Diseases, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium, Liege, Belgium
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:963-74. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to review the literature regarding the outcomes of total hip and knee arthroplasties as evaluated by health-related quality-of-life instruments...
  5. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of osteoporosis screening followed by treatment: the impact of medication adherence
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    HEC ULg Management School, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Value Health 13:394-401. 2010
    ..To estimate the impact of medication adherence on the cost-effectiveness of mass-screening by bone densitometry followed by alendronate therapy for women diagnosed with osteoporosis...
  6. doi request reprint Development and validation of a Markov microsimulation model for the economic evaluation of treatments in osteoporosis
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    Department of Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Value Health 12:687-96. 2009
    ..In this article, we describe and validate an original Markov microsimulation model to accurately assess the cost-effectiveness of prevention and treatment of osteoporosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of proposals of Belgian Social Security Institute for reimbursement of bone densitometry tests. Toward a cost-effective strategy for osteoporosis screening?
    Wafa Ben Sedrine
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:413-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the proposed criteria for identifying osteoporosis, and to gauge how useful they are for more rational application of densitometry tests...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the ORACLE score to predict risk of osteoporosis
    Florent Richy
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Universite de Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1402-8. 2004
    ..To develop and validate a composite index, the Osteoporosis Risk Assessment by Composite Linear Estimate (ORACLE), that includes risk factors and ultrasonometric outcomes to screen for osteoporosis...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential clinical and economic impact of nonadherence with osteoporosis medications
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    HEC ULg Management School, University of Liege, Boulevard du Rectorat 7, Bât B31, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 86:202-10. 2010
    ..Adherence therefore remains an important challenge for health-care professionals treating osteoporosis...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Lifetime absolute risk of hip and other osteoporotic fracture in Belgian women
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    Department of Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Bone 43:991-4. 2008
    ..To estimate the lifetime absolute risks of hip and other osteoporotic fracture in Belgian women aged 60 years and to examine the effect of changes in baseline population fracture risk and changes in life expectancy...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Utility values associated with osteoporotic fracture: a systematic review of the literature
    Mickael Hiligsmann
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health, and Health Economics, University of Liege, Avenue de l Hopital, Bat B23, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 82:288-92. 2008
    ..Although we tried to determine the best available values, these values do not preclude the need for country-specific studies. Finally, we also make recommendations regarding the design and methodology for such studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-stratified prevalence of physical disabilities and handicap in the general population
    Olivier Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:389-97. 2004
    ..Our aim was to provide age- and sex-stratified prevalence estimates of physical disabilities and handicap in the general Belgian population...
  16. 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
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  17. ncbi request reprint Direct costs of hip fractures in patients over 60 years of age in Belgium
    J Y Reginster
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 15:507-14. 1999
    ..The goal of this paper is to estimate the direct medical expenditures associated with hip fractures in Belgium in 1996...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc A naturalistic study of the determinants of health related quality of life improvement in osteoarthritic patients treated with non-specific non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    V Rabenda
    Department of Epidemiology, Public Health and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:688-93. 2005
    ..To capture changes in the quality of life (QoL) occurring in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) during treatment with non-specific non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and to identify factors that predict such changes...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of health related quality of life on reported use of health care resources in patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal analysis
    Olivier Ethgen
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Liege, Belgium
    J Rheumatol 29:1147-55. 2002
    ..We evaluated the impact of health related quality of life (HRQL) on future HCRU in patients with arthritis...
  23. 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)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and cost of ambulatory care in osteoporosis: how may such outcome measures be valuable information to health decision makers and payers?
    O Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, bâtiment B23, 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Bone 32:718-24. 2003
    ..Exploring the association between HR-QOL and cost show that mental dimension such as vitality can play an important role in the determination of cost. Conclusively, they should not be neglected in future management of OP...
  25. 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)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Do utility values and willingness to pay suitably reflect health outcome in hip and knee osteoarthritis? A comparative analysis with the WOMAC Index
    Olivier Ethgen
    WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, University of Liège CHU Sart Tilman, Avenue de l Hopital, bâtiment B23, 4020 Liege, Belgium
    J Rheumatol 30:2452-9. 2003
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