Kate A Ward

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Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Influence of lifestyle factors on quantitative heel ultrasound measurements in middle-aged and elderly men
    Stephen R Pye
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 86:211-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Bone geometry and density in the skeleton of pre-pubertal gymnasts and school children
    K A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Bone 36:1012-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Bone status during adolescence, pregnancy and lactation
    Kate A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:435-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for thresholds for cortical bone geometry and density measurement by peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    K A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 77:275-80. 2005
  5. pmc UK reference data for the Hologic QDR Discovery dual-energy x ray absorptiometry scanner in healthy children and young adults aged 6-17 years
    Kate A Ward
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:53-9. 2007
  6. pmc Influence of polymorphisms in the RANKL/RANK/OPG signaling pathway on volumetric bone mineral density and bone geometry at the forearm in men
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Stopford Building, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 89:446-55. 2011
  7. pmc A validation of the first genome-wide association study of calcaneus ultrasound parameters in the European Male Ageing Study
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK
    BMC Med Genet 12:19. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the RANKL/RANK/OPG signaling pathway is associated with bone turnover and bone mineral density in men
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK, Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1830-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and muscle function in post-menarchal adolescent girls
    Kate A Ward
    Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:559-63. 2009
  10. pmc Disease activity and severity in early inflammatory arthritis predict hand cortical bone loss
    Stephen R Pye
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1943-8. 2010

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Publications14

  1. pmc Influence of lifestyle factors on quantitative heel ultrasound measurements in middle-aged and elderly men
    Stephen R Pye
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 86:211-9. 2010
    ..Modification of lifestyle, including increasing physical activity and stopping smoking, may help optimize bone strength and reduce the risk of fracture in middle-aged and elderly European men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bone geometry and density in the skeleton of pre-pubertal gymnasts and school children
    K A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Bone 36:1012-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the present study has demonstrated skeletal differences between gymnasts and controls. These differences appear to be site and sex specific...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bone status during adolescence, pregnancy and lactation
    Kate A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:435-9. 2005
    ..This review aims to describe the adaptive mechanisms of the female skeleton to pregnancy and lactation, which ensure optimal fetal skeletal mineralization without compromise to maternal bone strength...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for thresholds for cortical bone geometry and density measurement by peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    K A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 77:275-80. 2005
    ..The current threshold of 710 mg/mL is inadequate for accurate determination of bone geometry and cortical vBMD. New thresholds of 648 mg/mL for geometry and 1,200 mg/mL for cortical vBMD should be used...
  5. pmc UK reference data for the Hologic QDR Discovery dual-energy x ray absorptiometry scanner in healthy children and young adults aged 6-17 years
    Kate A Ward
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:53-9. 2007
    ..Ideally, such data should be matched for sex, chronological age, height, weight, pubertal development and ethnicity...
  6. pmc Influence of polymorphisms in the RANKL/RANK/OPG signaling pathway on volumetric bone mineral density and bone geometry at the forearm in men
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Stopford Building, UK
    Calcif Tissue Int 89:446-55. 2011
    ..90 [0.92-16.88], P = 0.029). No significant association was observed between RANKL SNPs and pQCT parameters. Our findings suggest that genetic variation in OPG and RANK influences radius vBMD and geometry in men...
  7. pmc A validation of the first genome-wide association study of calcaneus ultrasound parameters in the European Male Ageing Study
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK
    BMC Med Genet 12:19. 2011
    ..The association between these SNPs and bone mineral density (BMD) measured using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) was also tested...
  8. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the RANKL/RANK/OPG signaling pathway is associated with bone turnover and bone mineral density in men
    Delnaz Roshandel
    Arthritis Research UK, Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1830-8. 2010
    ..02, p = 6.06 x 10(-8)) and higher ultrasound BMD at the calcaneus (beta = 0.01, p = .037). Our findings suggest that genetic variation in the RANKL/RANK/OPG signaling pathway influences bone turnover and BMD in European men...
  9. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and muscle function in post-menarchal adolescent girls
    Kate A Ward
    Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:559-63. 2009
    ..There has been a resurgence of vitamin D deficiency among infants, toddlers, and adolescents in the United Kingdom. Myopathy is an important clinical symptom of vitamin D deficiency, yet it has not been widely studied...
  10. pmc Disease activity and severity in early inflammatory arthritis predict hand cortical bone loss
    Stephen R Pye
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1943-8. 2010
    ..To determine the influence of disease-related variables on hand cortical bone loss in women with early inflammatory arthritis (IA), and whether hand cortical bone mass predicts subsequent joint damage...
  11. doi request reprint Postpartum bone status in teenage mothers assessed using peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    Kate A Ward
    Clinical Radiology, Imaging Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, St Mary s Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Clin Densitom 12:219-23. 2009
    ..These data suggest that pregnancy might have a detrimental effect on teenage mothers' future skeletal health. The results of this study require confirmation and provide pilot data for further investigations...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic variation in sex hormone genes influences heel ultrasound parameters in middle-aged and elderly men: results from the European Male Aging Study (EMAS)
    Kate L Limer
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 24:314-23. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Quantitative computer tomography in children and adolescents: the 2013 ISCD Pediatric Official Positions
    Judith E Adams
    Department of Clinical Radiology, The Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester, England, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Densitom 17:258-74. 2014
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of bone disease in cystic fibrosis: the role of bone size and sarcopenia
    Zulf Mughal
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, Saint Mary s Hospital for Women and Children, Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 0JH, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:2-5. 2006