Elizabeth J Samelson

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc QCT measures of bone strength at the thoracic and lumbar spine: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:654-63. 2012
  2. pmc Calcium intake is not associated with increased coronary artery calcification: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1274-80. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Repeat bone mineral density screening and prediction of hip and major osteoporotic fracture
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    JAMA 310:1256-62. 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications25

  1. pmc QCT measures of bone strength at the thoracic and lumbar spine: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:654-63. 2012
    ..Our study confirms the importance of evaluating determinants of vertebral strength in both the thoracic and lumbar spine and in both women and men to understand mechanisms underlying the structural failure of vertebral bodies with aging...
  2. pmc Calcium intake is not associated with increased coronary artery calcification: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1274-80. 2012
    ..Adequate calcium intake is known to protect the skeleton. However, studies that have reported adverse effects of calcium supplementation on vascular events have raised widespread concern...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Repeat bone mineral density screening and prediction of hip and major osteoporotic fracture
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    JAMA 310:1256-62. 2013
    ..Screening for osteoporosis with bone mineral density (BMD) is recommended for older adults. It is unclear whether repeating a BMD screening test improves fracture risk assessment...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. pmc Heritability of prevalent vertebral fracture and volumetric bone mineral density and geometry at the lumbar spine in three generations of the Framingham study
    Ching Ti Liu
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:954-8. 2012
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  15. 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...
  16. pmc Psychotropic drug initiation or increased dosage and the acute risk of falls: a prospective cohort study of nursing home residents
    Murray A Echt
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:19. 2013
    ..We also identified specific times when residents are at high risk for falls with respect to a psychotropic drug change...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Vertebral size, bone density, and strength in men and women matched for age and areal spine BMD
    Alexander G Bruno
    Harvard MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program, Cambridge, MA, USA Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 29:562-9. 2014
    ..These results provide novel information regarding sex-specific differences in mechanisms that underlie vertebral fragility...
  20. pmc Is kyphosis related to mobility, balance, and disability?
    Regina Eum
    From the Pioneer Spine and Sports Physicians, West Springfield, Massachusetts RE University of Massachusetts Boston SGL Hebrew Senior Life, Roslindale, Massachusetts DKK, DPK, EJS Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts DPK, JFB and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts JFB
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92:980-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of increased kyphosis with declines in mobility, balance, and disability among community-living older adults...
  21. pmc Variation in risk factors for fractures at different sites
    Jennifer L Kelsey
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavior Medicine, and Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, 55 Lake Place North, Shaw Building, Worcester MA 01655, USA
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 7:127-33. 2009
    ..Frail people are likely to fracture their hip or proximal humerus, while healthy, active people tend to fracture their distal forearm. We strongly recommend that studies identify risk factors on a site-specific basis...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...