E J Samelson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
  2. pmc Issues in conducting epidemiologic research among elders: lessons from the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1444-51. 2008
  3. pmc Increased plasma osteoprotegerin concentrations are associated with indices of bone strength of the hip
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1789-95. 2008
  4. pmc Vascular calcification in middle age and long-term risk of hip fracture: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1449-54. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for vertebral fracture in women and men: 25-year follow-up results from the population-based Framingham study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1207-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of osteoporosis
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:76-83. 2006
  7. pmc Reliability of vertebral fracture assessment using multidetector CT lateral scout views: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    E J Samelson
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:1123-31. 2011
  8. pmc Identification of prevalent vertebral fractures using CT lateral scout views: a comparison of semi-automated quantitative vertebral morphometry and radiologist semi-quantitative grading
    Y M Kim
    Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1007-16. 2012
  9. pmc Survival of aged nursing home residents with hip fracture
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:771-7. 2009
  10. pmc Intra-and inter-reader reliability of semi-automated quantitative morphometry measurements and vertebral fracture assessment using lateral scout views from computed tomography
    Y M Kim
    Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:2677-88. 2011

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Publications23

  1. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
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  2. pmc Issues in conducting epidemiologic research among elders: lessons from the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1444-51. 2008
    ..It is hoped that this paper will encourage and inform future epidemiologic research in this important segment of the population...
  3. pmc Increased plasma osteoprotegerin concentrations are associated with indices of bone strength of the hip
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1789-95. 2008
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the association between plasma OPG and femoral neck (FN) bone density (BMD) and geometry in a large cohort of women and men...
  4. pmc Vascular calcification in middle age and long-term risk of hip fracture: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1449-54. 2007
    ..This study examined the relation between severity of aortic calcification in middle-age years and subsequent risk of hip fracture in women and men in the population-based Framingham Study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for vertebral fracture in women and men: 25-year follow-up results from the population-based Framingham study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1207-14. 2006
    ..Incidence was 24% in women and 10% in men. Few factors in middle-aged persons, except prevalent (moderate) fracture and alcohol consumption (in men), predicted long-term incidence of vertebral fracture...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of osteoporosis
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:76-83. 2006
    ..This epidemiologic review describes the definition, pathogenesis, and risk factors, as well as the frequency and impact of osteoporosis, with particular emphasis upon hip fracture...
  7. pmc Reliability of vertebral fracture assessment using multidetector CT lateral scout views: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    E J Samelson
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:1123-31. 2011
    ..Agreement was fair to good for mild fractures, and agreement was good to excellent for more severe fractures. CT scout views are useful to assess vertebral fracture...
  8. pmc Identification of prevalent vertebral fractures using CT lateral scout views: a comparison of semi-automated quantitative vertebral morphometry and radiologist semi-quantitative grading
    Y M Kim
    Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1007-16. 2012
    ..The semi-automated morphometry method showed good to excellent agreement with the visual SQ grading by radiologists for identification of vertebral fractures...
  9. pmc Survival of aged nursing home residents with hip fracture
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:771-7. 2009
    ..This study examined the effect of pre-fracture characteristics, hospital complications, and post-fracture complications on mortality in residents with hip fracture...
  10. pmc Intra-and inter-reader reliability of semi-automated quantitative morphometry measurements and vertebral fracture assessment using lateral scout views from computed tomography
    Y M Kim
    Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:2677-88. 2011
    ..Reliability was excellent for vertebral height measurements, good for height ratios, and comparable to semi-quantitative grading by radiologists for identification of vertebral fractures...
  11. pmc Application of the National Osteoporosis Foundation Guidelines to postmenopausal women and men: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    S D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Osteoporos Int 21:53-60. 2010
    ..Given the high proportion of persons recommended for treatment, NOF Guidelines may need to be re-evaluated with respect to budget impact...
  12. pmc Competing risk of death: an important consideration in studies of older adults
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:783-7. 2010
    ..Use of a competing risk approach is critical to accurately determining disease risk for elderly individuals and therefore best inform clinical decision-making...
  13. pmc Optimizing the tracking of falls in studies of older participants: comparison of quarterly telephone recall with monthly falls calendars in the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1031-6. 2010
    ..Retrospective 3-month recall of falls resulted in underreporting of falls by as much as 25% compared with daily calendars. Calendars should be considered the preferred method of ascertaining falls in longitudinal studies...
  14. pmc Poor adherence to medications may be associated with falls
    Sarah D Berry
    MD Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:553-8. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Subsequent fracture in nursing home residents with a hip fracture: a competing risks approach
    Sarah D Berry
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1887-92. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence and predictors of subsequent fracture in nursing home residents with a hip fracture, accounting for the competing risk of death...
  16. pmc Effect of birth cohort on risk of hip fracture: age-specific incidence rates in the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Boston University Arthritis Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:858-62. 2002
    ..This study examined the effect of birth cohort on incidence rates of hip fracture among women and men in the Framingham Study...
  17. pmc Plasma B vitamins, homocysteine, and their relation with bone loss and hip fracture in elderly men and women
    Robert R McLean
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2206-12. 2008
    ..Elevated homocysteine is a strong risk factor for osteoporotic fractures among elders, yet it may be a marker for low B-vitamin status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Second hip fracture in older men and women: the Framingham Study
    Sarah D Berry
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1971-6. 2007
    ..Older persons with hip fractures remain at increased risk of subsequent hip fractures. However, little is known about the frequency and characteristics of persons who sustain a second hip fracture...
  19. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a predictive factor for hip fracture in older persons
    Robert R McLean
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2042-9. 2004
    ..We examined the association between the total homocysteine concentration and the risk of hip fracture in men and women enrolled in the Framingham Study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metacarpal cortical area and risk of coronary heart disease: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, 1200 Center Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:589-95. 2004
    ..53, 1.00; p(trend) = 0.03). In contrast, no association was present in men (highest vs. lowest quartile of metacarpal cortical area: hazard ratio = 1.14, 95% confidence interval: 0.84, 1.56; p(trend) = 0.55)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of serum cholesterol on bone mineral density in women and men: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Bone 34:557-61. 2004
    ..73, 0.72, 0.72, 0.70 g/cm2, lowest to highest quartile, P for trend=0.02. Cholesterol levels in women and men from young adulthood to middle age years do not appear to have long-term clinical implications for osteoporosis later in life...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vertebral deformity, back symptoms, and functional limitations among older women: the Framingham Study
    Susan L Edmond
    University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, SHRP PT, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1086-95. 2005
    ..Efforts to prevent and treat back pain, independent of vertebral deformity status, might help to reduce functional limitations in older women...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalent vertebral fracture and the risk of incident vertebral fracture
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    JAMA 299:1666; author reply 1666-7. 2008