Kristin R Baker

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of plasma n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with synovitis in the knee: the MOST study
    K R Baker
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:382-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise for knee osteoarthritis
    K Baker
    The Boston University Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 12:456-63. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps weakness and its relationship to tibiofemoral and patellofemoral knee osteoarthritis in Chinese: the Beijing osteoarthritis study
    Kristin R Baker
    Clinical Epidemiology and Research Training Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1815-21. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized crossover trial of a wedged insole for treatment of knee osteoarthritis
    Kristin Baker
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston University Medical School, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1198-203. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Relation of synovitis to knee pain using contrast-enhanced MRIs
    K Baker
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University Medical Center, 650 Albany Street, Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1779-83. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint What WOMAC pain score should make a patient eligible for a trial in knee osteoarthritis?
    Joyce Goggins
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit and the Arthritis Center, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:540-2. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Association of plasma n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with synovitis in the knee: the MOST study
    K R Baker
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:382-7. 2012
    ..Future studies manipulating the systemic levels of these fatty acids may be warranted to determine the effects on structural damage in knee OA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise for knee osteoarthritis
    K Baker
    The Boston University Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 12:456-63. 2000
    ..The mechanism of exercise remains unclear and merits future studies to better define a concise, clear exercise protocol that may have the potential for a public health intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps weakness and its relationship to tibiofemoral and patellofemoral knee osteoarthritis in Chinese: the Beijing osteoarthritis study
    Kristin R Baker
    Clinical Epidemiology and Research Training Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1815-21. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized crossover trial of a wedged insole for treatment of knee osteoarthritis
    Kristin Baker
    Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, Boston University Medical School, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1198-203. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test the efficacy of this simple, low-cost intervention for pain in patients with medial knee OA...
  5. doi request reprint Relation of synovitis to knee pain using contrast-enhanced MRIs
    K Baker
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University Medical Center, 650 Albany Street, Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1779-83. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that synovitis causes joint pain. On non-contrast-enhanced MRIs synovial thickening cannot be assessed and on these images synovitis has been inconsistently associated with pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint What WOMAC pain score should make a patient eligible for a trial in knee osteoarthritis?
    Joyce Goggins
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit and the Arthritis Center, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:540-2. 2005
    ..To evaluate different Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) pain thresholds as eligibility criteria for a knee osteoarthritis (OA) trial and their effect on number of subjects recruited...

Research Grants2

  1. The Relationship of n-3 Fatty Acids with Pain and Synovium in knee OA
    Kristin Baker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is a major public health issue with substantial economic impact that will increase as the population ages. Individuals with the disease are eager for nonpharmacological treatments such as a nutrition intervention. ..