Affiliation: Imperial College
- A randomised placebo controlled trial of delipidated, deglycolipidated Mycobacterium vaccae as immunotherapy for psoriatic arthritisN Dalbeth
Department of Rheumatology, Auckland Healthcare, Auckland, New Zealand
Ann Rheum Dis 63:718-22. 2004..To test the hypothesis that PVAC, delipidated, deglycolipidated heat killed Mycobacterium vaccae, is an effective and safe treatment for psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This treatment has shown promising results in psoriasis...
- The non-thiol angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor quinapril suppresses inflammatory arthritisN Dalbeth
Division of Medicine, Imperial College of London W12 0NN, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:24-31. 2005..Here we investigated the capacity of the ACE inhibitor quinapril to modulate inflammatory arthritis...
- Tophaceous joint disease strongly predicts hand function in patients with goutN Dalbeth
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1804-7. 2007..The functional impact of gout is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to determine predictors of hand function in gout...
- Mechanisms of bone erosion in gout: a quantitative analysis using plain radiography and computed tomographyN Dalbeth
Bone Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
Ann Rheum Dis 68:1290-5. 2009..The underlying basis of bone erosion in gout remains speculative. The aim of this study was to understand the mechanisms of bone erosion in gout using non-invasive imaging techniques...
- Exploring cartilage damage in gout using 3-T MRI: distribution and associations with joint inflammation and tophus depositionI Popovich
Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
Skeletal Radiol 43:917-24. 2014..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can image cartilage damage and also reveals other features of gouty arthropathy. The objective was to develop and validate a system for quantifying cartilage damage in gout...
- Functional MRI in NPSLE patients reveals increased parietal and frontal brain activation during a working memory task compared with controlsB M Fitzgibbon
Department of Psychology, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:50-3. 2008..Anatomical MRI brain scans may not reflect neurological dysfunction in patients with NPSLE. We used blood-oxygen-level-dependent functional MRI (BOLD-fMRI) to investigate working memory function in NPSLE patients...
- Extended report: nail disease in psoriatic arthritis--clinically important, potentially treatable and often overlookedL Williamson
Department of Rheumatology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:790-4. 2004..To examine the relationship between the severity of nail disease and characteristics of psoriatic arthritis (PsA). We also wished to assess the clinical management of nail disease in patients with PsA...
- Cellular characterisation of magnetic resonance imaging bone oedema in rheumatoid arthritis; implications for pathogenesis of erosive diseaseN Dalbeth
Bone Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
Ann Rheum Dis 68:279-82. 2009..This study aimed to determine the cellular components of MRI bone oedema, and clarify the relationship between bone erosion and MRI bone oedema...
- Crystal ball gazing: new therapeutic targets for hyperuricaemia and goutN Dalbeth
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:222-6. 2009..Disordered osteoclastogenesis in patients with chronic gout highlights potential therapies for prevention of joint damage. This review summarizes these findings and the potential relevance for future management of gout...
- What is associated with being active in arthritis? Analysis from the Obstacles to Action studyI Hutton
Counties Manukau District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
Intern Med J 40:512-20. 2010..Many adults with arthritis do not achieve physical activity levels recommended for good health. This study aimed to identify factors associated with physical activity participation in people with arthritis...
- Assessment of outcome in clinical trials of gout--a review of current measuresW J Taylor
Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1751-6. 2007..The absence of a valid definition of gout-flare or how flare reduction defines response is problematic; this forms the basis for a current ACR-EULAR sponsored project...
- Treatment of psoriatic arthritisL Williamson
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:938-9. 2004
- Clinical assessment of sacroiliitis and HLA-B27 are poor predictors of sacroiliitis diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging in psoriatic arthritisL Williamson
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:85-8. 2004..To determine the frequency and clinical predictors of sacroiliitis diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a psoriatic arthritis (PsA) population...