Ewa Roos

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness and practice variation of rehabilitation after joint replacement
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lund University, Sweden
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:160-2. 2003
  2. pmc Validation of the Rheumatoid and Arthritis Outcome Score (RAOS) for the lower extremity
    Ann B I Bremander
    Center for Research and Development, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, SE 313 92 Oskarström, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:55. 2003
  3. pmc Similar group mean scores, but large individual variations, in patient-relevant outcomes over 2 years in meniscectomized subjects with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis
    Przemyslaw T Paradowski
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:38. 2004
  4. pmc Hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS)--validity and responsiveness in total hip replacement
    Anna K Nilsdotter
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:10. 2003
  5. ncbi Long-term outcome of meniscectomy: symptoms, function, and performance tests in patients with or without radiographic osteoarthritis compared to matched controls
    E M Roos
    Institute of Musculoskeletal Disease, Department of Orthopedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 9:316-24. 2001
  6. ncbi Joint injury causes knee osteoarthritis in young adults
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden and Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Sweden
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:195-200. 2005
  7. ncbi Clinical improvement after 6 weeks of eccentric exercise in patients with mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy -- a randomized trial with 1-year follow-up
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:286-95. 2004
  8. ncbi [Physical activity as medication against arthrosis--training has a positive effect on the cartilage]
    Ewa M Roos
    Dept of Orthopedics, Universitetssjukhuset i Lund
    Lakartidningen 101:2178-81. 2004
  9. pmc The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS): from joint injury to osteoarthritis
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:64. 2003
  10. pmc Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) - validation and comparison to the WOMAC in total knee replacement
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:17. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi Effectiveness and practice variation of rehabilitation after joint replacement
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lund University, Sweden
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:160-2. 2003
    ..To enable firm conclusions on the effectiveness of rehabilitation after joint replacement, future studies have to consider methodological issues such as outcomes evaluated and number of patients included to ensure sufficient power...
  2. pmc Validation of the Rheumatoid and Arthritis Outcome Score (RAOS) for the lower extremity
    Ann B I Bremander
    Center for Research and Development, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, SE 313 92 Oskarström, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:55. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to test the RAOS for validity, reliability and responsiveness...
  3. pmc Similar group mean scores, but large individual variations, in patient-relevant outcomes over 2 years in meniscectomized subjects with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis
    Przemyslaw T Paradowski
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:38. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was, thus, to assess the variation in pain and function on group and individual level over 2 years in previously meniscectomized individuals with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  4. pmc Hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS)--validity and responsiveness in total hip replacement
    Anna K Nilsdotter
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:10. 2003
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  5. ncbi Long-term outcome of meniscectomy: symptoms, function, and performance tests in patients with or without radiographic osteoarthritis compared to matched controls
    E M Roos
    Institute of Musculoskeletal Disease, Department of Orthopedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 9:316-24. 2001
    ..To describe the long-term influence of meniscectomy on pain, functional limitations, and muscular performance. To assess the effects of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA), gender and age on these outcomes in patients with meniscectomy...
  6. ncbi Joint injury causes knee osteoarthritis in young adults
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden and Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Sweden
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:195-200. 2005
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  7. ncbi Clinical improvement after 6 weeks of eccentric exercise in patients with mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy -- a randomized trial with 1-year follow-up
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:286-95. 2004
    ..Our results are in line with previous studies and strengthen the recommendation that patients should undergo an eccentric exercise program prior to considering other treatments such as surgery...
  8. ncbi [Physical activity as medication against arthrosis--training has a positive effect on the cartilage]
    Ewa M Roos
    Dept of Orthopedics, Universitetssjukhuset i Lund
    Lakartidningen 101:2178-81. 2004
    ..Muscle weakness may proceed osteoarthritis. Prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis should include regular loading of the cartilage, keeping muscles strong and maintaining normal body weight...
  9. pmc The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS): from joint injury to osteoarthritis
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:64. 2003
    ..The measure is relatively new and further use of the instrument will add knowledge and suggest areas that need to be further explored and improved...
  10. pmc Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) - validation and comparison to the WOMAC in total knee replacement
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:17. 2003
    ..This encouraged us to study the use of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) to assess the outcome of total knee replacement...
  11. ncbi [Clinical criteria best foundation for diagnosis of mild to moderate arthritis. Symptoms, not radiological results, dictate choice of treatment]
    Ewa Roos
    Avdelningen för ortopedi, institutionen för rörelseorganens sjukdomar, Universitetssjukhuset, Lund
    Lakartidningen 99:4362-4. 2002
    ..Radiographs should be obtained when other serious pathologies are suspected or when operative procedures are being discussed...
  12. ncbi [Physical activity can influence the course of early arthritis. Both strength training and aerobic exercise provide pain relief and functional improvement]
    Ewa Roos
    Avdelningen för ortopedi, institutionen för rörelseorganens sjukdomar, Universitetssjukhuset, Lund
    Lakartidningen 99:4484-9. 2002
    ..Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for osteoarthritis pain. However, function is not automatically improved when pain is relieved...
  13. ncbi Validation of the foot and ankle outcome score for ankle ligament reconstruction
    E M Roos
    Dept of Orthopedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Foot Ankle Int 22:788-94. 2001
    ..The FAOS met set criteria of validity and reliability. The FAOS appears to be useful for the evaluation of patient-relevant outcomes related to ankle reconstruction...
  14. pmc Knee complaints vary with age and gender in the adult population. Population-based reference data for the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS)
    Przemyslaw T Paradowski
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:38. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi The long-term consequence of anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus injuries: osteoarthritis
    L Stefan Lohmander
    Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Am J Sports Med 35:1756-69. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi Foot orthoses for the treatment of plantar fasciitis
    Ewa Roos
    Lund University, Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital, Lund, S 221 85, Sweden
    Foot Ankle Int 27:606-11. 2006
    ..There is, however, a lack of controlled trials. We studied the effects of foot orthoses and night splints, alone or combined, in a prospective, randomized trial with 1-year followup...
  17. pmc The effect of patient characteristics on variability in pain and function over two years in early knee osteoarthritis
    Przemyslaw T Paradowski
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:59. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of age, gender, and body mass index (BMI) on clinically relevant change in pain and function over two years in subjects at high risk for or with knee OA...
  18. doi Sex differences in patient-reported outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: data from the Swedish knee ligament register
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Am J Sports Med 38:1334-42. 2010
    ..Female gender is a risk factor for sustaining anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. However, little is known about possible sex differences in patients with ACL injury/reconstruction...
  19. pmc Knee kinematics and kinetics in former soccer players with a 16-year-old ACL injury--the effects of twelve weeks of knee-specific training
    Anette von Porat
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:35. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine if knee stiffness, defined by changes in knee kinetics and kinematics of gait, step activity and cross-over hop could be reduced through a knee-specific 12-week training programme...
  20. doi Reliability and validity of videotaped functional performance tests in ACL-injured subjects
    Anette von Porat
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Physiother Res Int 13:119-30. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of observational assessments of knee movement pattern quality during five functional tests in subjects with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury...
  21. ncbi Positive effects of moderate exercise on glycosaminoglycan content in knee cartilage: a four-month, randomized, controlled trial in patients at risk of osteoarthritis
    Ewa M Roos
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3507-14. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of moderate exercise on glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content in knee cartilage in subjects at high risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  22. ncbi Muscle strength, functional performance, and self-reported outcomes four years after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in middle-aged patients
    Ylva B Ericsson
    Physical Therapy Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 55:946-52. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi The challenge of recruiting patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury of the knee into a randomized clinical trial comparing surgical and non-surgical treatment
    Richard B Frobell
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University Hospital, 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:295-302. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Association between knee alignment and knee pain in patients surgically treated for medial knee osteoarthritis by high tibial osteotomy. A one year follow-up study
    Annette W-Dahl
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:154. 2009
    ....
  25. doi A randomized trial of treatment for acute anterior cruciate ligament tears
    Richard B Frobell
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 363:331-42. 2010
    ..The optimal management of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee is unknown...
  26. pmc A 2-year prospective study of patient-relevant outcomes in patients operated on for knee osteoarthritis with tibial osteotomy
    Annette W-Dahl
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:18. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate patient-relevant outcomes during the first 2 post-operative years. Especially the treatment period, during which external fixation was used, was closely monitored...
  27. doi Knee extension and flexion muscle power after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon graft or hamstring tendons graft: a cross-sectional comparison 3 years post surgery
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund University Hospital, Lund 221 85, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:162-9. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi Clinical update: treating osteoarthritis
    L Stefan Lohmander
    Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, SE 22185 Lund, Sweden
    Lancet 370:2082-4. 2007
  29. pmc Principles of brain plasticity in improving sensorimotor function of the knee and leg in healthy subjects: a double-blind randomized exploratory trial
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:99. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that temporary anesthesia of the skin area above and below the knee would improve sensorimotor function of the ipsilateral knee and leg...
  30. doi Muscle strength and functional performance in patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury treated with training and surgical reconstruction or training only: a two to five-year followup
    Eva Ageberg
    Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1773-9. 2008
    ..Good muscle function is important in preventing early-onset osteoarthritis (OA), but the role of reconstructive surgery in restoring muscle function is unclear...
  31. ncbi Effectiveness and safety of strengthening, aerobic, and coordination exercises for patients with osteoarthritis
    Heike A Bischoff
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, The Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:141-4. 2003
    ..This article will focus on recent (September 2001-August 2002) randomized controlled trials with exercise as an intervention in patients with OA...
  32. ncbi How do middle-aged patients conceive exercise as a form of treatment for knee osteoarthritis?
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstead, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 28:51-9. 2006
    ..To describe conceptions, as registered by a semi-structured interview, of exercise as treatment among sixteen middle-aged patients with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis...
  33. pmc Magnitude and meaningfulness of change in SF-36 scores in four types of orthopedic surgery
    Lucy Busija
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the magnitude and meaningfulness of change and sensitivity of SF-36 subscales following orthopedic surgery...
  34. pmc Six-week high-intensity exercise program for middle-aged patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN20244858]
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:27. 2005
    ..Subjects in this study were middle-aged with symptomatic and definite radiographic knee osteoarthritis. The aim was to test the effects of a short-term, high-intensity exercise program on self-reported pain, function and quality of life...
  35. ncbi OMERACT/OARSI initiative to define states of severity and indication for joint replacement in hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Laure Gossec
    Medicine Faculty, Paris 5 René Descartes University AP HP, Cochin Hospital, Department of Rheumatology B, Paris, France
    J Rheumatol 34:1432-5. 2007
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  36. pmc Serum levels of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) increase temporarily after physical exercise in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Maria L E Andersson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Halmstad, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:98. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to monitor serum levels of COMP during a randomised controlled trial of physical exercise vs. standardised rest in individuals with symptomatic and radiographic knee OA...