Marcin Szkudlarek

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint The discriminatory capacity of ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis: active vs inactive, early vs advanced, and more
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Department of Rheumatology University of Copenhagen Hospital at Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, 4600 Køge Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:vii6-9. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection, scoring and volume assessment of bone erosions by ultrasonography in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with CT
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Correspondence to Dr Uffe Møller Døhn, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Slagelse, Slagelse DK 2600, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:530-4. 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasonography of painful Achilles tendons and entheses in patients with and without spondyloarthropathy: a comparison with clinical examination and contrast-enhanced MRI
    Charlotte Wiell
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hospital at Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 57, Glostrup, 2600 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Rheumatol 32:301-8. 2013
  10. 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

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Publications24

  1. 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
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The discriminatory capacity of ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis: active vs inactive, early vs advanced, and more
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Department of Rheumatology University of Copenhagen Hospital at Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, 4600 Køge Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:vii6-9. 2012
    ..The theoretical basis of discriminatory capacity is sketchy and the few studies that provide evidence of its use when assessing RA patients with US are discussed. We also suggest directions for potential research areas...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection, scoring and volume assessment of bone erosions by ultrasonography in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with CT
    Uffe Møller Døhn
    Correspondence to Dr Uffe Møller Døhn, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Slagelse, Slagelse DK 2600, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:530-4. 2013
    ..Second, to establish the necessary bone volume loss on CT for US to reliably detect it as an erosion, and finally to compare two semiquantitative US-erosion scoring methods...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasonography of painful Achilles tendons and entheses in patients with and without spondyloarthropathy: a comparison with clinical examination and contrast-enhanced MRI
    Charlotte Wiell
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hospital at Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 57, Glostrup, 2600 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Rheumatol 32:301-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, US performed by a trained operator can be a useful adjunct to clinical examination for improved assessment of Achilles tendons and entheses...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of discrimination and prognostic value of two US Doppler scoring systems in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a prospective cohort study
    Karen Ellegaard
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:495-500. 2014
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of quantitative and semi-quantitative ultrasound scoring systems for rheumatoid arthritis: reliability, agreement and construct validity
    Lene Terslev
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital at Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2034-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the reliability and agreement of semi-quantitative scoring (SQS) and quantitative scoring (QS) systems. To compare the two types of scoring system and investigate the construct validity for both scoring systems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of treatment intensification with adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review of cohort studies with focus on dose
    Grith Eng
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, DK 4600 Køge, Denmark Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Copenhagen University Hospital at Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, DK 4600 Køge, Denmark The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Frederiksberg and Bispebjerg, DK 2000 Copenhagen F, Denmark Electronic address
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:144-51. 2013
    ..To summarize the empirical evidence regarding the effect of treatment intensification on clinical outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with one of the TNF-α-inhibitors, adalimumab, etanercept or infliximab...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Summary findings of a systematic review of the ultrasound assessment of synovitis
    Fredrick Joshua
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:839-47. 2007
    ..The review highlights the current gaps in the literature, including a lack of reliability data with respect to intra-occasion and intra- and inter-reader reliability. Current work by our group is addressing these issues...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of Doppler ultrasonography in rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Weidekamm et al
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Arthritis Rheum 50:676-7; author reply 677-8. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint The OMERACT Ultrasound Group: status of current activities and research directions
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:848-51. 2007
    ..The reliability of acquiring images was also enhanced using standardized positions. Future studies will assess the value of US in clinical trials...
  22. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound including definitions for ultrasonographic pathology
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 32:2485-7. 2005
    ..Also proposed for the first time are consensus US definitions for common pathological lesions seen in patients with inflammatory arthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography: a valid method for assessing rheumatoid arthritis?
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Arthritis Rheum 52:681-6. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint [Progress in rheumatology. The Danish Society of Rheumatology]
    Smedegaard Lis Andersen
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1122. 2004