Mikkel Østergaard

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging in rheumatoid arthritis--why MRI and ultrasonography can no longer be ignored
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:63-73. 2003
  2. pmc MRI bone oedema scores are higher in the arthritis mutilans form of psoriatic arthritis and correlate with high radiographic scores for joint damage
    Yu M Tan
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, Park Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R2. 2009
  3. pmc Can erosions on MRI of the sacroiliac joints be reliably detected in patients with ankylosing spondylitis? - A cross-sectional study
    Ulrich Weber
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, 562 Heritage Medical Research Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2S2
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R124. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Can imaging be used for inflammatory arthritis screening?
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Copenhagen Arthritis Research Center, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:401-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in psoriatic arthritis -- update on current status and future perspectives: a report from the GRAPPA 2010 annual meeting
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Glostrup, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 39:408-12. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Reducing invasiveness, duration, and cost of magnetic resonance imaging in rheumatoid arthritis by omitting intravenous contrast injection -- Does it change the assessment of inflammatory and destructive joint changes by the OMERACT RAMRIS?
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:1806-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of a magnetic resonance imaging joint space narrowing score for use in rheumatoid arthritis: potential adjunct to the OMERACT RA MRI scoring system
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 38:2045-50. 2011
  8. pmc Can magnetic resonance imaging differentiate undifferentiated arthritis?
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:243-5. 2005
  9. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging for accelerated assessment of drug effect and prediction of subsequent radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: a study of patients receiving combined anakinra and methotrexate treatment
    M Østergaard
    Department and Laboratory of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Hvidovre, Herlev, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1503-6. 2005
  10. pmc An introduction to the EULAR-OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas
    M Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:i3-7. 2005

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Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging in rheumatoid arthritis--why MRI and ultrasonography can no longer be ignored
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:63-73. 2003
    ..Pursuing the goal of improving patient care and disease outcome, rheumatologists can no longer afford to ignore MRI and US as means to measure disease activity and joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis...
  2. pmc MRI bone oedema scores are higher in the arthritis mutilans form of psoriatic arthritis and correlate with high radiographic scores for joint damage
    Yu M Tan
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, Park Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R2. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of bone disease in the arthritis mutilans (AM) form of psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  3. pmc Can erosions on MRI of the sacroiliac joints be reliably detected in patients with ankylosing spondylitis? - A cross-sectional study
    Ulrich Weber
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, 562 Heritage Medical Research Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2S2
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R124. 2012
    ..The goals of this study were to assess the reproducibility of erosion and related features, namely, extended erosion (EE) and backfill (BF) of excavated erosion, in the SIJ using a standardized MRI methodology...
  4. doi request reprint Can imaging be used for inflammatory arthritis screening?
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Copenhagen Arthritis Research Center, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:401-9. 2012
    ..Radiography and particularly MRI are essential in establishing an early diagnosis of axial SpA...
  5. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in psoriatic arthritis -- update on current status and future perspectives: a report from the GRAPPA 2010 annual meeting
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Glostrup, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 39:408-12. 2012
    ..Important areas for future research are also outlined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reducing invasiveness, duration, and cost of magnetic resonance imaging in rheumatoid arthritis by omitting intravenous contrast injection -- Does it change the assessment of inflammatory and destructive joint changes by the OMERACT RAMRIS?
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:1806-10. 2009
    ..We explored to what extent RA joint pathologies in wrists and metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints can be reliably assessed by unenhanced MRI images compared with Gd-enhanced MRI as the reference method...
  7. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of a magnetic resonance imaging joint space narrowing score for use in rheumatoid arthritis: potential adjunct to the OMERACT RA MRI scoring system
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 38:2045-50. 2011
    ..To develop and validate a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method of assessment of joint space narrowing (JSN) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  8. pmc Can magnetic resonance imaging differentiate undifferentiated arthritis?
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:243-5. 2005
    ..With recent data as the starting point, the present paper describes the current knowledge on magnetic resonance imaging in the differential diagnosis of undifferentiated arthritis...
  9. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging for accelerated assessment of drug effect and prediction of subsequent radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: a study of patients receiving combined anakinra and methotrexate treatment
    M Østergaard
    Department and Laboratory of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Hvidovre, Herlev, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1503-6. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc An introduction to the EULAR-OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas
    M Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:i3-7. 2005
    ..With this atlas, MRIs of wrist and metacarpophalangeal joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis can be scored for synovitis, bone oedema, and bone erosion, guided by standard reference images...
  11. ncbi request reprint Imaging in early rheumatoid arthritis: roles of magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, conventional radiography and computed tomography
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:91-116. 2005
    ..The main focus is on recent advances in MRI and ultrasonography. Suggestions on clinical use and research priorities are provided...
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of magnetic resonance imaging bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis--which bones are most frequently involved and show the most change?
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology and Department of Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen
    J Rheumatol 38:2014-7. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint [Progress in rheumatology. The Danish Society of Rheumatology]
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Reumatologisk Afdeling Q107, Amtssygehuset i Herlev, DK 2730 Herlev
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1240. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in early rheumatoid arthritis: recent advances
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Departments of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Herlev, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:378-85. 2006
    ..Data on the value of ultrasonography and MRI are accumulating rapidly, fueling their increasing use in early rheumatoid arthritis. This review focuses on recent advances in the clinical applications of these imaging modalities...
  15. doi request reprint The OMERACT psoriatic arthritis magnetic resonance imaging scoring system (PsAMRIS): definitions of key pathologies, suggested MRI sequences, and preliminary scoring system for PsA Hands
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:1816-24. 2009
    ..MRI definitions of important pathologies in peripheral PsA and suggestions concerning appropriate MRI sequences for use in PsA hands are also provided...
  16. ncbi request reprint Structural lesions detected by magnetic resonance imaging in the spine of patients with spondyloarthritis - definitions, assessment system, and reference image set
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    , Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark E mail
    J Rheumatol Suppl 84:18-34. 2009
    ..The system is designed to study the spatial pattern of the lesions and their relation to spine inflammation and clinical and radiographic outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Established rheumatoid arthritis - new imaging modalities
    Fiona M McQueen
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:841-56. 2007
    ..Bioluminescence and fluorescence reflectance imaging are other approaches that allow imaging, and potentially the delivery of therapeutic agents, at a molecular level...
  18. ncbi request reprint The OMERACT Magnetic Resonance Imaging Inflammatory Arthritis Group - advances and priorities
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Herlev, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 34:852-3. 2007
    ..This work focused on testing the reliability of dedicated extremity MRI in rheumatoid arthritis and on the initial steps in the development of an MRI score for peripheral psoriatic arthritis...
  19. ncbi request reprint [News in rheumatology. The Danish Society of Rheumatology]
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Reumatologisk Afdeling Q107, Herlev Hospital, DK 2730 Herlev
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1131. 2007
  20. doi request reprint Ofatumumab, a human anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with an inadequate response to one or more disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase I/II study
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Glostrup, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2227-38. 2010
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of ofatumumab, a novel human anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (mAb), in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) whose disease did not respond to > or = 1 disease-modifying antirheumatic drug...
  21. ncbi request reprint Significant improvement in synovitis, osteitis, and bone erosion following golimumab and methotrexate combination therapy as compared with methotrexate alone: a magnetic resonance imaging study of 318 methotrexate-naive rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Glostrup, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 63:3712-22. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of golimumab on inflammation/structural damage detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  22. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in spondyloarthritis--how to quantify findings and measure response
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:637-57. 2010
    ..The present article reviews key aspects of the status and recent important advances in MRI in spondyloarthritis, focussing on available MRI tools for assessing activity and damage in peripheral and, particularly, axial joints...
  23. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of peripheral joints in rheumatic diseases
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Herlev and Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:861-79. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Interreader agreement in the assessment of magnetic resonance images of rheumatoid arthritis wrist and finger joints--an international multicenter study
    M Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology and Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
    J Rheumatol 28:1143-50. 2001
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  25. pmc Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging as marker of synovial membrane regeneration and recurrence of synovitis after arthroscopic knee joint synovectomy: a one year follow up study
    M Ostergaard
    Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance and the Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:233-6. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance imaging as a marker of inflammation, destruction and prognosis in rheumatoid arthritis wrists]
    M Ostergaard
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, Reumatologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 162:4145-9. 2000
    ..MRI was more sensitive than radiography as regards detection of progressive bone destruction (22 versus 12 new bone erosions). MRI may prove valuable as marker of joint disease activity and destruction and, perhaps, prognosis in RA...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic imaging of inflammatory rheumatic joint diseases. Part I: peripheral joints]
    M Østergaard
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, MR Centeret, H S Rigshospitalet, reumatologisk klinik
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:6886-90. 2001
    ..This article reviews current knowledge of conventional radiography, computer tomography, ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of peripheral joints in inflammatory joint diseases...
  28. doi request reprint Imaging in rheumatoid arthritis--status and recent advances for magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, computed tomography and conventional radiography
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Herlev and Hvidovre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:1019-44. 2008
    ..Suggestions for use in clinical trials and practice are provided...
  29. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Core set of MRI acquisitions, joint pathology definitions, and the OMERACT RA-MRI scoring system
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Danish Research Center of Magnetic Resonance and Department of Rheumatology at the Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 30:1385-6. 2003
    ..MRI definitions of important RA joint pathologies, and a "core set" of basic MRI sequences for use in RA are also suggested...
  30. pmc Importance of timing of post-contrast MRI in rheumatoid arthritis: what happens during the first 60 minutes after IV gadolinium-DTPA?
    M Østergaard
    The Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance and the Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:1050-4. 2001
    ..However, after IV injection, leakage of MRI contrast from the synovium gradually compromises the differentiation of synovium from joint fluid...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography in rheumatoid arthritis: a very promising method still needing more validation
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:223-30. 2004
    ..It is, therefore, highly relevant to consider the validity of ultrasonographic measures of rheumatoid joint inflammation and damage...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quantification of synovistis by MRI: correlation between dynamic and static gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and microscopic and macroscopic signs of synovial inflammation
    M Ostergaard
    The Danish Research Center of Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
    Magn Reson Imaging 16:743-54. 1998
    ..Dynamic MRI can be used to determine synovial inflammation. Evaluation of large synovial areas one-half to one minute after Gd injection best reflects joint inflammation...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Intra-articular glucocorticoid injections in joint diseases]
    M Ostergaard
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, Reumatologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 161:582-6. 1999
    ..Intra-articular glucocorticoid therapy may be of considerable clinical value in the management of aseptic arthritis, if administered on correct indications using a correct technique...
  34. ncbi request reprint New radiographic bone erosions in the wrists of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are detectable with magnetic resonance imaging a median of two years earlier
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2128-31. 2003
    ..We also evaluated the risk of erosive progression on CR associated with the presence of MRI erosions...
  35. doi request reprint Radiographic progression is associated with resolution of systemic inflammation in patients with axial spondylarthritis treated with tumor necrosis factor α inhibitors: a study of radiographic progression, inflammation on magnetic resonance imaging, and c
    Susanne Juhl Pedersen
    Department of Rheumatology C Post 535, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 63:3789-800. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Combination treatment with methotrexate, cyclosporine, and intraarticular betamethasone compared with methotrexate and intraarticular betamethasone in early active rheumatoid arthritis: an investigator-initiated, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, par
    Merete Lund Hetland
    Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1401-9. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Radiographic progression and remission rates in early rheumatoid arthritis - MRI bone oedema and anti-CCP predicted radiographic progression in the 5-year extension of the double-blind randomised CIMESTRA trial
    Merete L Hetland
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre and Glostrup, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1789-95. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Short- and long-term efficacy of intra-articular injections with betamethasone as part of a treat-to-target strategy in early rheumatoid arthritis: impact of joint area, repeated injections, MRI findings, anti-CCP, IgM-RF and CRP
    Merete Lund Hetland
    Department of Rheumatology, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:851-6. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Adalimumab added to a treat-to-target strategy with methotrexate and intra-articular triamcinolone in early rheumatoid arthritis increased remission rates, function and quality of life. The OPERA Study: an investigator-initiated, randomised, double-blind,
    Kim Hørslev-Petersen
    Department of Rheumatology, King Christian 10th Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Gråsten, Denmark South Jutland Hospital, Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:654-61. 2014
    ..2) at 12 months...
  40. ncbi request reprint Developing a magnetic resonance imaging scoring system for peripheral psoriatic arthritis
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 34:859-61. 2007
    ..Measures to improve reliability for future exercises will include reviewing definitions of pathological features and prior reader calibration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Whole-body MRI assessment of disease activity and structural damage in rheumatoid arthritis: first step towards an MRI joint count
    Mette Bjørndal Axelsen
    Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 57, Opgang 5, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:845-53. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of whole-body MRI (WBMRI) to visualize inflammation [synovitis, bone marrow oedema (BME) and enthesitis] and structural damage in patients with RA...
  42. doi request reprint Bone edema on magnetic resonance imaging is an independent predictor of rheumatoid arthritis development in patients with early undifferentiated arthritis
    Anne Duer-Jensen
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 63:2192-202. 2011
    ..To study magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a tool for early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with early undifferentiated arthritis (UA)...
  43. pmc Ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, radiography, and clinical assessment of inflammatory and destructive changes in fingers and toes of patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Charlotte Wiell
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R119. 2007
    ..For other pathologies, no disease-specific pattern was observed. US and MRI have major potential for improved examination of joints, tendons, and entheses in fingers and toes of patients with PsA...
  44. doi request reprint Does clinical remission lead to normalization of EQ-5D in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and is selection of remission criteria important?
    Louise Linde
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 37:285-90. 2010
    ..To compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to that of the general population and to investigate the association with disease activity, focusing on different clinical remission criteria...
  45. doi request reprint What factors influence the health status of patients with rheumatoid arthritis measured by the SF-12v2 Health Survey and the Health Assessment Questionnaire?
    Louise Linde
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, 232 Kettegaard Allé 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:2183-9. 2009
    ..We investigated how the HAQ and SF-12 were associated with socio-demographic, lifestyle, and disease- and treatment-related factors in patients with RA...
  46. pmc Ultrasonography of the metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis: a comparison with magnetic resonance imaging, conventional radiography and clinical examination
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R52. 2006
    ..This study shows that ultrasonography has the potential to improve assessment of patients with RA...
  47. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced power Doppler ultrasonography of the metacarpophalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 13:163-8. 2003
    ..Intravenous contrast injection may provide additional information in selected cases but did not in the present study increase the sensitivity of the method...
  48. pmc Are bone erosions detected by magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography true erosions? A comparison with computed tomography in rheumatoid arthritis metacarpophalangeal joints
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R110. 2006
    ..The present study strongly indicates that bone erosions, detected with MRI and US in RA patients, represent a loss of calcified tissue with cortical destruction, and therefore can be considered true bone erosions...
  49. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Summary of OMERACT 6 MR Imaging Module
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 30:1387-92. 2003
    ..It has been endorsed by the MRI working group and OMERACT 6 participants as useful for inclusion as an outcome measure in clinical trials...
  50. ncbi request reprint No overall damage progression despite persistent inflammation in adalimumab-treated psoriatic arthritis patients: results from an investigator-initiated 48-week comparative magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and radiography trial
    René Panduro Poggenborg
    Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital at Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 57, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:746-56. 2014
    ..In a comparative conventional MRI, dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE)-MRI, CT and radiography study, the authors aimed to monitor whether inflammation is reduced or even eliminated and damage halted in PsA patients receiving anti-TNF therapy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Update on the OMERACT magnetic resonance imaging task force: research and future directions
    Philip G Conaghan
    From the Section of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, and the UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand University of NSW, Sydney, Australia Spire Sciences LLC, San Francisco, California, USA Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway Department of Rheumatology, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, Universite Paris 6 UPMC, Paris, France Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Rheumatology, Slagelse Hospital, Slagelse, Denmark Department of Radiology, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Australia Department of Radiology, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK Medicine and Orthopaedics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1 Aspenlea Road
    J Rheumatol 41:383-5. 2014
    ..Optimizing the role of MRI as a robust biomarker and surrogate outcome remains a priority for this group. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint The smallest detectable difference and sensitivity to change of magnetic resonance imaging and radiographic scoring of structural joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis finger, wrist, and toe joints: a comparison of the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis magnetic
    Bo Jannik Ejbjerg
    Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre, Rigshospitalet, and Herlev, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2300-6. 2005
    ..To compare 2 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) approaches and radiographic evaluation according to the Sharp/van der Heijde method with respect to sensitivity to change in joint destruction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  53. doi request reprint Direct comparison of treatment responses, remission rates, and drug adherence in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab, etanercept, or infliximab: results from eight years of surveillance of clinical practice in the nationwide Danish
    Merete Lund Hetland
    DANBIO Registry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 62:22-32. 2010
    ....
  54. pmc Detection of bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis wrist joints with magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and radiography
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R25. 2008
    ....
  55. pmc Circulating surfactant protein -D is low and correlates negatively with systemic inflammation in early, untreated rheumatoid arthritis
    Anne Friesgaard Christensen
    Department of Rheumatology, Odense University Hospital, SDR, Boulevard 29, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R39. 2010
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  56. doi request reprint Iterative development and reliability of the OMERACT hand osteoarthritis MRI scoring system
    Ida K Haugen
    From the Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia St George Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Department of Rheumatology, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France Departments of Radiology and Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Synarc Inc, Newark, California, USA Spire Sciences Inc, Boca Raton, Florida, USA Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine USA Section of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds and UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 41:386-91. 2014
    ..To develop and test the interreader reliability of the OMERACT Hand Osteoarthritis Magnetic Resonance Scoring System (HOAMRIS) for assessment of structural and inflammatory hand OA features in the interphalangeal joints...
  57. doi request reprint Resolution of inflammation following treatment of ankylosing spondylitis is associated with new bone formation
    Susanne J Pedersen
    Department of Rheumatology, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 38:1349-54. 2011
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  58. doi request reprint Cartilage oligomeric matrix protein associates differentially with erosions and synovitis and has a different temporal course in cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (anti-CCP)-positive versus anti-CCP-negative early rheumatoid arthritis
    Anne F Christensen
    Department of Rheumatology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 38:1563-8. 2011
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  59. doi request reprint The OMERACT-RAMRIS rheumatoid arthritis magnetic resonance imaging joint space narrowing score: intrareader and interreader reliability and agreement with computed tomography and conventional radiography
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    From the Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital Glostrup, Denmark University of Leeds and the UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Slagelse University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Pitié Salpêtriere Hospital, Paris, France University of New South Wales NSW, Sydney, Australia and University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 41:392-7. 2014
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Clinical response, drug survival and predictors thereof in 432 ankylosing spondylitis patients after switching tumour necrosis factor α inhibitor therapy: results from the Danish nationwide DANBIO registry
    Bente Glintborg
    Department of Rheumatology, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:1149-55. 2013
    ..To investigate frequencies and reasons for switching, treatment responses and drug survival in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) switching tumour-necrosis-factor-α inhibitor (TNFi) treatment in routine clinical care...
  61. ncbi request reprint Determining a magnetic resonance imaging inflammatory activity acceptable state without subsequent radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: results from a followup MRI study of 254 patients in clinical remission or low disease activity
    Frédérique Gandjbakhch
    From the Department of Rheumatology, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, Universite Paris 6 UPMC, Paris, France Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds and UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK Department of Rheumatology, Slagelse Hospital, Slagelse, Denmark Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, UK Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Glostrup Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia King Christian X s Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark and Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 41:398-406. 2014
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  62. doi request reprint ASDAS, BASDAI and different treatment responses and their relation to biomarkers of inflammation, cartilage and bone turnover in patients with axial spondyloarthritis treated with TNFα inhibitors
    Susanne Juhl Pedersen
    Rheumatologic Research Unit, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1375-81. 2011
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  63. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of wrist and finger joints in healthy subjects occasionally shows changes resembling erosions and synovitis as seen in rheumatoid arthritis
    Bo Ejbjerg
    Department of Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1097-106. 2004
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  64. doi request reprint Mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphisms are associated with disease activity and physical disability in untreated, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide-positive patients with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Søren Jacobsen
    Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:731-5. 2009
    ..To study the association between polymorphisms in the mannose-binding lectin gene (MBL2) and disease activity, physical disability, and joint erosions in patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of the metatarsophalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging, conventional radiography, and clinical examination
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2103-12. 2004
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  66. doi request reprint MRI bone oedema is the strongest predictor of subsequent radiographic progression in early rheumatoid arthritis. Results from a 2-year randomised controlled trial (CIMESTRA)
    M L Hetland
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:384-90. 2009
    ..To identify predictors of radiographic progression in a 2-year randomised, double-blind, clinical study (CIMESTRA) of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  67. pmc Do rheumatoid arthritis patients in clinical practice benefit from switching from infliximab to a second tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitor?
    Elisabeth Hjardem
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1184-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the efficacy of switching to a second biological drug in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (dGEMRIC) of hip joint cartilage: better cartilage delineation after intra-articular than intravenous gadolinium injection
    M Boesen
    Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 47:391-6. 2006
    ..To investigate and compare delayed gadolinium (Gd-DTPA)-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of cartilage (dGEMRIC) in the hip joint using intravenous (i.v.) or ultrasound-guided intra-articular (i.a.) Gd-DTPA injection...
  69. doi request reprint Serum cysteine proteases and their inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis: relation to disease activity and radiographic progression
    Iben Jørgensen
    Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Rheumatol 30:633-8. 2011
    ..The findings in this study support further investigation in the regulation of the activity of cathepsins and their inhibitors in erosive rheumatoid arthritis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Biological variation and reference intervals for circulating osteopontin, osteoprotegerin, total soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein
    H P Sennels
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 67:821-35. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine reference intervals, variability caused by sampling time, biological variation and stability after repeated freeze-thaw cycles of circulating levels of OPN, OPG, total sRANKL and hsCRP...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cardiac output--pulse contour analysis vs. pulmonary artery thermodilution
    M Ostergaard
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, Hellerup, Denmark
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:1044-9. 2006
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  72. ncbi request reprint Drug survival and reasons for discontinuation of intramuscular methotrexate: a study of 212 consecutive patients switching from oral methotrexate
    L Linde
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Scand J Rheumatol 35:102-6. 2006
    ..To assess the drug survival and reasons for discontinuation of intramuscular methotrexate (imMTX) in rheumatological patients who had switched to imMTX from oral methotrexate (oMTX)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Precision of bolus thermodilution cardiac output measurements in patients with atrial fibrillation
    M Ostergaard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:366-72. 2005
    ..Consequently, we also determined if the precision could be improved by injecting the thermal indicator into the right ventricle instead of the right atrium...
  74. ncbi request reprint Routine database registration of biological therapy increases the reporting of adverse events twentyfold in clinical practice. First results from the Danish Database (DANBIO)
    M L Hetland
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre, Denmark
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:40-4. 2005
    ..To present from the Danish Database for Biological Therapies in Rheumatology (DANBIO) the frequencies and types of adverse events as well as risk factors during treatment with biological agents in clinical practice...
  75. ncbi request reprint Studies on YKL-40 in knee joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Involvement of YKL-40 in the joint pathology
    B Volck
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 9:203-14. 2001
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  76. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging, radiography, and scintigraphy of the finger joints: one year follow up of patients with early arthritis. The TIRA Group
    M Klarlund
    The Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:521-8. 2000
    ..Additionally, to compare the results with radiography, bone scintigraphy, and clinical findings...
  77. doi request reprint Circulating levels of osteopontin, osteoprotegerin, total soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis randomized to etanercept alone or in combination wi
    Hp Sennels
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Scand J Rheumatol 37:241-7. 2008
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  78. ncbi request reprint Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of the metacarpophalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis, early unclassified polyarthritis, and healthy controls
    M Klarlund
    The Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance, Department of Rheumatology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre
    Scand J Rheumatol 29:108-15. 2000
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  79. doi request reprint Predictors of treatment response and drug continuation in 842 patients with ankylosing spondylitis treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor: results from 8 years' surveillance in the Danish nationwide DANBIO registry
    Bente Glintborg
    Department of Rheumatology, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:2002-8. 2010
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  80. doi request reprint Treatment response, drug survival, and predictors thereof in 764 patients with psoriatic arthritis treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor α therapy: results from the nationwide Danish DANBIO registry
    Bente Glintborg
    Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 63:382-90. 2011
    ..To investigate disease activity, treatment response, and drug survival, and predictors thereof, among Danish patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) receiving their first treatment series with a tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα) inhibitor...
  81. ncbi request reprint No erosive progression revealed by MRI in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with etanercept, even in patients with persistent MRI and clinical signs of joint inflammation
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, 2650, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1857-61. 2007
    ..This small study supports that erosive progression judged by MRI is minimal in RA patients treated with etanercept, even in joints with persistent inflammation...
  82. doi request reprint No overall progression and occasional repair of erosions despite persistent inflammation in adalimumab-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients: results from a longitudinal comparative MRI, ultrasonography, CT and radiography study
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Glostrup, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:252-8. 2011
    ..To assess the predictive value of MRI and ultrasonography for erosive progression on CT and compare MRI/ultrasonography/radiography for erosion detection/monitoring...
  83. doi request reprint Circulating levels of interleukin-6, vascular endothelial growth factor, YKL-40, matrix metalloproteinase-3, and total aggrecan in spondyloarthritis patients during 3 years of treatment with TNFα inhibitors
    Susanne Juhl Pedersen
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev and Gentofte, Denmark
    Clin Rheumatol 29:1301-9. 2010
    ..Larger prospective studies are required to clarify clinical utility of these biomarkers...
  84. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life: validity, reliability, and responsiveness of SF-36, 15D, EQ-5D [corrected] RAQoL, and HAQ in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Louise Linde
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 35:1528-37. 2008
    ..To compare validity, reliability, and responsiveness of generic and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  85. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis bone erosion volumes on CT and MRI: reliability and correlations with erosion scores on CT, MRI and radiography
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1388-92. 2007
    ..To investigate intramodality and intermodality agreements of CT and MRI erosion volumes in metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to compare the volumes with erosion scores for CT, MRI and radiography...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Danish recommendations on treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis based on multinational project initiative]
    Susanne Juhl Pedersen
    Medicinsk Reumatologisk Geriatrisk Afdeling Q107, Herlev Hospital, DK 2730 Herlev
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:4044-50. 2008
    ..After a final plenary discussion, a voting session took place. Subsequently, agreement was obtained, and the strength of the recommendations was graded...
  87. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of inflammation in patients with unclassified polyarthritis and early rheumatoid arthritis. Relationship to disease activity and radiographic outcome
    Lene S Knudsen
    Department of Rheumatology, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 35:1277-87. 2008
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  88. doi request reprint Responsiveness of the Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) and clinical and MRI measures of disease activity in a 1-year follow-up study of patients with axial spondyloarthritis treated with tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors
    Susanne Juhl Pedersen
    Department of Rheumatology, C Post 535, Gentofte University Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1065-71. 2010
    ..To investigate construct validity and responsiveness of the novel ankylosing spondylitis (AS) disease activity score (ASDAS) in patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA)...
  89. pmc Conventional radiography requires a MRI-estimated bone volume loss of 20% to 30% to allow certain detection of bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis metacarpophalangeal joints
    Bo Jannik Ejbjerg
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Hvidovre and Gentofte, Kettegaard Allé30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R59. 2006
    ..Conventional radiography required a MRI-estimated bone erosion volume of 20% to 30% to allow a certain detection, indicating that MRI is a better method for detection and grading of minor erosive changes in RA MCP joints...
  90. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in ultrasonography of the finger and toe joints in rheumatoid arthritis
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 48:955-62. 2003
    ..To evaluate the interobserver agreement of ultrasonographic assessment of finger and toe joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by 2 investigators with different medical backgrounds...
  91. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based recommendations for treatment with methotrexate in rheumatic disorders
    Ole Rintek Madsen
    Department of Internal Medicine C Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 57:A4190. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop 3E (Evidence, Expertise, Exchange) recommendations (RCs) on the use of methotrexate in rheumatic disorders and to assess the agreement among Danish rheumatologists...
  92. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging in psoriatic arthritis: a review of the literature
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:207. 2006
    ..Comparisons have been drawn with the more extensive literature describing the MRI features of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis...
  93. doi request reprint Testing an OMERACT MRI scoring system for peripheral psoriatic arthritis in cross-sectional and longitudinal settings
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 36:1811-5. 2009
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly used to measure articular inflammation and damage in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). We evaluated the reliability of a new OMERACT PsA MRI scoring system, PsAMRIS, in PsA fingers...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Health-related quality of life of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Which factors are of significance?]
    Louise Linde
    Hvidovre Hospital, Reumatologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:855-8. 2008
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  95. doi request reprint MRI quantification of rheumatoid arthritis: current knowledge and future perspectives
    Mikael Boesen
    Parker Institute, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Radiol 71:189-96. 2009
    ..In this review, we will discuss available data, advantages, limitations and potential future of MRI in RA...
  96. pmc High-grade MRI bone oedema is common within the surgical field in rheumatoid arthritis patients undergoing joint replacement and is associated with osteitis in subchondral bone
    F M McQueen
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Park Rd, Private Bag 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1581-7. 2007
    ..We studied MRI scans from RA patients undergoing surgery, seeking to identify regions of bone oedema and examine its histopathological equivalent in resected bone...
  97. ncbi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasonography for assessment of synovitis in the metacarpophalangeal joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a comparison with dynamic magnetic resonance imaging
    M Szkudlarek
    The Danish Research Center of Magnetic Resonance, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 44:2018-23. 2001
    ..9%. CONCLUSION: PDUS was reliable for assessing inflammatory activity in the MCP joints of RA patients, using dynamic MRI as the standard. PDUS and clinical assessment of joint swelling/tenderness were only weakly correlated...
  98. doi request reprint Keitel Functional Test for patients with rheumatoid arthritis: translation, reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Bente Holm
    Department of Physiotherapy, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Phys Ther 88:664-78. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to translate the German Keitel Functional Test (KFT) into Danish and test it for reliability, concurrent and predictive validity, and responsiveness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the synovium in rheumatoid arthritis
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Denmark
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 8:287-99. 2004
    ..The rationale is provided for MRI becoming the new gold standard for assessment of RA joints and for MRI assessments of synovitis being reliable and valid measures of rheumatoid disease activity...
  100. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in rheumatoid arthritis advances and research priorities
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Copenhagen University Hospitals, Herlev, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 32:2462-4. 2005
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  101. ncbi request reprint Reliability and sensitivity to change of the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis magnetic resonance imaging score in a multireader, longitudinal setting
    Espen A Haavardsholm
    Department of Rhumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3860-7. 2005
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