Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Antibodies to cyclic citrullinated protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate predict hand bone loss in patients with rheumatoid arthritis of short duration: a longitudinal studyPernille Bøyesen
Department Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Diakonveien 12, Oslo, Norway
Arthritis Res Ther 11:R103. 2009..The objective of this longitudinal study was to examine if these serological markers also predict hand bone mineral density (BMD) loss in patients with RA of short disease duration...
- Adalimumab reduces hand bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis independent of clinical response: subanalysis of the PREMIER studyMari Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St, Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:54. 2011..The objective of this study was to examine if treatment with the TNF-α inhibitor adalimumab also could reduce periarticular bone loss in RA patients independent of disease activity...
- High disease activity is a predictor of cortical hand bone loss in post-menopausal patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: a 5-year multicentre longitudinal studyMari Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St Olavs Hospital, 7600 Trondheim, Norway
Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1676-82. 2010..The objective of this study was to examine 5-year change in cortical hand BMD in female RA patients with established disease. Further, possibly baseline predictors of 5-year loss in digital X-ray radiogrammetry (DXR)-BMD were studied...
- Short-time in vitro and in vivo precision of direct digital X-ray radiogrammetryMari Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St Olav s Hospital, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Neuroscience, Trondheim, Norway
J Clin Densitom 12:17-21. 2009..The precision for direct DXR was highly satisfactory both in vitro and in vivo. DXR-BMD values may differ between the radiographic equipment, and follow-up measurements should be performed with the same X-ray equipment...
- Adalimumab therapy reduces hand bone loss in early rheumatoid arthritis: explorative analyses from the PREMIER studyM Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Ann Rheum Dis 68:1171-6. 2009..Predictors of hand bone loss were also searched for...
- Cortical hand bone loss after 1 year in early rheumatoid arthritis predicts radiographic hand joint damage at 5-year and 10-year follow-upM Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St Olav s Hospital, University Hospital in Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Ann Rheum Dis 68:324-9. 2009..To examine 1-year hand bone loss in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as a predictor of radiographic damage at 5-year and 10-year follow-up..
- Hand bone loss as an outcome measure in established rheumatoid arthritis: 2-year observational study comparing cortical and total bone lossMari Hoff
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MTFS, Department of Neuroscience, Division of Rheumatology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Arthritis Res Ther 9:R81. 2007..94, P < 0.001). These data suggest that DXR-BMD may be a more appropriate technique to identify RA-related bone involvement in hands compared with DXA-BMD measurement, but further studies are needed to explore this hypothesis...
- Long-term in-vitro precision of direct digital X-ray radiogrammetryAlvilde Dhainaut
INM, Rheumatology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MTS, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Skeletal Radiol 40:1575-9. 2011..However, long-term precision for this method has not been examined. Thus, the aim of this study was to examine the long-term in-vitro precision for the new direct digital version of DXR...
- Phalangeal densitometry compared with dual energy X-ray absorptiometry for assessment of bone mineral density in elderly womenAlvilde Dhainaut
INM Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1789-95. 2011..In this study the ability of the phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry (RA) device, MetriScan, to identify women with reduced BMD at the femoral neck assessed by DXA was evaluated...
- Association between high plasma levels of hepatocyte growth factor and progression of radiographic damage in the joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritisBerit Grandaunet
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Arthritis Rheum 63:662-9. 2011..The present study was thus undertaken to investigate whether plasma levels of HGF and Dkk-1 are related to bone damage in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- [Systemic lupus erythematosus and pregnancy]Johan Fredrik Skomsvoll
Klinikk for ortopedi og revmatologi, Revmatologisk avdeling St Olavs Hospital, Olav Kyrres gate 17, 7006 Trondheim
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:725-9. 2007..This summary reviews current insights in pregnancy management of women with SLE...
- Using hand bone mass measurements to assess progression of rheumatoid arthritisMari Hoff
Department of Rheumatology, St Olavs Hospital, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norway and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2:79-87. 2010..Furthermore the role of hand bone loss as an early marker of inflammatory bone involvement, a predictor of subsequent radiographic joint damage and a response variable to anti-inflammatory treatment is discussed...