Robin Christensen

Summary

Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in middle-aged patients with mild or no knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a double-blind, randomized sham-controlled multi-centre trial
    Kristoffer B Hare
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:71. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of injection therapies in lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Thøger Persson Krogh
    Diagnostic Centre, Silkeborg Regional Hospital, Silkeborg, Denmark
    Am J Sports Med 41:1435-46. 2013
  3. pmc Abatacept with methotrexate versus other biologic agents in treatment of patients with active rheumatoid arthritis despite methotrexate: a network meta-analysis
    Patricia Guyot
    Mapi Values the Netherlands, De Molen 84, 3995 AX Houten, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R204. 2011
  4. pmc Improved nutritional status and bone health after diet-induced weight loss in sedentary osteoarthritis patients: a prospective cohort study
    P Christensen
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital at Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:504-9. 2012
  5. pmc Neck exercises, physical and cognitive behavioural-graded activity as a treatment for adult whiplash patients with chronic neck pain: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Inge Ris Hansen
    Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:274. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of heel pad palpation - a phantom study
    Søren T Torp-Pedersen
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:437-42. 2008
  7. pmc Radiographs and low field MRI (0.2T) as predictors of efficacy in a weight loss trial in obese women with knee osteoarthritis
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:56. 2011
  8. pmc Changes in bone marrow lesions in response to weight-loss in obese knee osteoarthritis patients: a prospective cohort study
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:106. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Changes in lower extremity muscle mass and muscle strength after weight loss in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Marius Henriksen
    Clinical Motor Function Laboratory, The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 64:438-42. 2012
  10. pmc Test-retest of computerized health status questionnaires frequently used in the monitoring of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized crossover trial
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000 Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:190. 2011

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  1. pmc Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in middle-aged patients with mild or no knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a double-blind, randomized sham-controlled multi-centre trial
    Kristoffer B Hare
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:71. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of injection therapies in lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Thøger Persson Krogh
    Diagnostic Centre, Silkeborg Regional Hospital, Silkeborg, Denmark
    Am J Sports Med 41:1435-46. 2013
    ..Injection therapy with glucocorticoids has been used since the 1950s as a treatment strategy for lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). Lately, several novel injection therapies have become available...
  3. pmc Abatacept with methotrexate versus other biologic agents in treatment of patients with active rheumatoid arthritis despite methotrexate: a network meta-analysis
    Patricia Guyot
    Mapi Values the Netherlands, De Molen 84, 3995 AX Houten, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R204. 2011
    ..6) between abatacept and other biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have inadequate response to methotrexate (MTX-IR)...
  4. pmc Improved nutritional status and bone health after diet-induced weight loss in sedentary osteoarthritis patients: a prospective cohort study
    P Christensen
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital at Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:504-9. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to assess changes in micronutrient status and body composition in obese individuals after a dietary weight loss program...
  5. pmc Neck exercises, physical and cognitive behavioural-graded activity as a treatment for adult whiplash patients with chronic neck pain: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Inge Ris Hansen
    Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:274. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of heel pad palpation - a phantom study
    Søren T Torp-Pedersen
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:437-42. 2008
    ..The goal was to test the accuracy of two experienced investigators in determining whether a heel pad model was soft, medium or hard. The skin-to-bone distance in the models varied within the human range...
  7. pmc Radiographs and low field MRI (0.2T) as predictors of efficacy in a weight loss trial in obese women with knee osteoarthritis
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:56. 2011
    ..To study the predictive value of baseline radiographs and low-field (0.2T) MRI scans for the symptomatic outcome of clinically significant weight loss in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis...
  8. pmc Changes in bone marrow lesions in response to weight-loss in obese knee osteoarthritis patients: a prospective cohort study
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:106. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in BMLs after a 16-week weight-loss period in obese subjects with KOA and relate changes in BMLs to the effects of weight-loss on clinical symptoms...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in lower extremity muscle mass and muscle strength after weight loss in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Marius Henriksen
    Clinical Motor Function Laboratory, The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 64:438-42. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of low-energy diet-induced weight loss on lower-extremity muscle mass and knee muscle strength in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and the associations of these effects...
  10. pmc Test-retest of computerized health status questionnaires frequently used in the monitoring of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized crossover trial
    Henrik Gudbergsen
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000 Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:190. 2011
    ..on touch screen to data based on traditional paper versions of questionnaires frequently used to examine patient reported outcomes in knee osteoarthritis patients and to examine the impact of patient characteristics on this comparison..
  11. doi request reprint The treatment and prevention of knee osteoarthritis: a tool for clinical decision-making
    Henning Bliddal
    Frederiksberg Hospital, The Parker Institute, DK 2000 Copenhagen F, Denmark
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1793-804. 2009
    ..Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of disability, which will increase further with longer lifetime and higher average weight of the population...
  12. doi request reprint Weight loss as treatment for knee osteoarthritis symptoms in obese patients: 1-year results from a randomised controlled trial
    Henning Bliddal
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, DK 2000F, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1798-803. 2011
    ..To evaluate 1-year symptomatic improvement in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) on an intensive low-energy diet (LED) maintained by frequent consultations with a dietician compared to minimal attention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the weight-loss drug rimonabant: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
    Robin Christensen
    The Parker Institute, Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Lancet 370:1706-13. 2007
    ..We did a meta-analysis of all published randomised controlled trials to assess the efficacy and safety of the newly approved anti-obesity agent rimonabant...
  14. pmc Feasibility of a standardized ultrasound examination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a quality improvement among rheumatologists cohort
    Karen Ellegaard
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the learning progress for rheumatologists during training of US examination of the hand in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  15. pmc Development of a danish language version of the manchester foot pain and disability index: reproducibility and construct validity testing
    Christian K Pedersen
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Pain Res Treat 2013:284903. 2013
    ..The MFPDI-DK appears to be a valid and reproducible instrument in evaluating foot-pain-related disability in Danish adult patients in cross-sectional samples. Further research is needed to test the responsiveness of the MFPDI-DK...
  16. doi request reprint Center-size as a predictor of weight-loss outcome in multicenter trials including a low-calorie diet
    Christoph Gasteyger
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2160-4. 2010
    ..5%. This is the first study suggesting that the number of recruited subjects per center may impact weight loss, and could therefore be considered as a new predictor for weight loss that is independent from the individual...
  17. doi request reprint Relationships between the fibromyalgia impact questionnaire, tender point count, and muscle strength in female patients with fibromyalgia: a cohort study
    Marius Henriksen
    Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 61:732-9. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that fibromyalgia (FM) patients with reduced lower extremity strength are more symptomatic and tender than FM patients with normal muscle strength...
  18. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of aquatic and land-based exercise in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Hans Lund
    Clinical Motor Function Laboratory, The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Fredriksberg, Denmark
    J Rehabil Med 40:137-44. 2008
    ..To compare the efficacy of aquatic exercise and a land-based exercise programme vs control in patients with knee osteoarthritis...
  19. doi request reprint Is beer consumption related to measures of abdominal and general obesity? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nathalie T Bendsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Centre for Advanced Food Studies, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Nutr Rev 71:67-87. 2013
    ..Higher intake, however, may be positively associated with abdominal obesity...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on the C-reactive protein level in rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Simon Tarp
    Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 64:3511-21. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects of oral nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, with a prespecified focus on the different NSAIDs...
  21. doi request reprint Ultrasound Doppler measurements predict success of treatment with anti-TNF-α drug in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Karen Ellegaard
    The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Nordre Fasanvej 57, DK 2000, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:506-12. 2011
    ..To investigate the predictive ability of core outcomes applied in RA trials, including ultrasound (US) Doppler (USD) measurements differentiating patients who remain on anti-TNF-α therapy following 1 year...
  22. doi request reprint External pneumatic compression device prevents fainting in standing weight-bearing MRI: a cohort study
    Bjarke B Hansen
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Skeletal Radiol 42:1437-42. 2013
    ..To investigate if a peristaltic external pneumatic compression device attached to the legs, while scanning, can reduce a substantial risk of fainting in standing weight-bearing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  23. doi request reprint Imaging as a follow-up tool in clinical trials and clinical practice
    Henning Bliddal
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:1109-26. 2008
    ..With technical developments and increasing knowledge regarding both MRI and US, both of these modalities may be of value in the evaluation of rheumatology patients...
  24. pmc Effect of weight reduction in obese patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Robin Christensen
    The Parker Institute, H S Frederiksberg Hospital, DK 2000 Frederiksberg, and Copenhagen University Library, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:433-9. 2007
    ..The analysis supported that a weight loss of >5% should be achieved within a 20-week period--that is, 0.25% per week...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical performance diagnosing alleged exposure to falanga--a phantom study
    Søren Torp-Pedersen
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Torture 19:19-26. 2009
    ..Reduced elasticity in the heel pads has been reported as characteristic sequelae and palpatory testing of heel pad elasticity is therefore part of medicolegal assessment of alleged torture victims...