DENNIS ANG

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A phase III randomized three-arm trial of physical therapist delivered pain coping skills training for patients with total knee arthroplasty: the KASTPain protocol
    Daniel L Riddle
    Departments of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:149. 2012
  2. pmc Research to encourage exercise for fibromyalgia (REEF): use of motivational interviewing, outcomes from a randomized-controlled trial
    Dennis C Ang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:296-304. 2013
  3. doi MCP-1 and IL-8 as pain biomarkers in fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pain Med 12:1154-61. 2011
  4. doi Association of nociceptive responsivity with clinical pain and the moderating effect of depression
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Pain 12:384-9. 2011
  5. pmc Research to Encourage Exercise for Fibromyalgia (REEF): use of motivational interviewing design and method
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:59-68. 2011
  6. doi Cognitive-behavioral therapy attenuates nociceptive responding in patients with fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Dennis C Ang
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:618-23. 2010
  7. doi Predictors of pain outcomes in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain co-morbid with depression: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN 46202, USA
    Pain Med 11:482-91. 2010
  8. doi African Americans and Whites are equally appropriate to be considered for total joint arthroplasty
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:1971-6. 2009
  9. doi Factorial invariance found in survey instrument measuring arthritis-related health beliefs among African-Americans and Whites
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1110 West Michigan Street, Room 545, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:289-94. 2008
  10. doi Understanding ethnic disparities in the use of total joint arthroplasty: application of the health belief model
    Dennis C Ang
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:102-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc A phase III randomized three-arm trial of physical therapist delivered pain coping skills training for patients with total knee arthroplasty: the KASTPain protocol
    Daniel L Riddle
    Departments of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:149. 2012
    ..We designed a three-arm trial to determine if a pain coping skills training program, delivered prior to TKA, effectively reduces function-limiting pain following the procedure in patients with high levels of pain catastrophizing...
  2. pmc Research to encourage exercise for fibromyalgia (REEF): use of motivational interviewing, outcomes from a randomized-controlled trial
    Dennis C Ang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:296-304. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, long-term maintenance of exercise after a structured program is rare. The present study tested the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to promote exercise and improve symptoms in patients with FM...
  3. doi MCP-1 and IL-8 as pain biomarkers in fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pain Med 12:1154-61. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the longitudinal relationships of changes in the levels (picogram/mL) of IL-8 and MCP-1 with changes in the severity of FM-related pain...
  4. doi Association of nociceptive responsivity with clinical pain and the moderating effect of depression
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Pain 12:384-9. 2011
    ..07, P = .01). Both FIQ-total and FIQ-pain were not associated with NFR threshold. In conclusion, higher level of clinical pain intensity correlated with greater nociceptive responsivity, and that depression moderated this association...
  5. pmc Research to Encourage Exercise for Fibromyalgia (REEF): use of motivational interviewing design and method
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:59-68. 2011
    ..When completed, REEF will determine whether exercise-based MI could be utilized as a management strategy to sustain the clinical benefits of exercise for FM...
  6. doi Cognitive-behavioral therapy attenuates nociceptive responding in patients with fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Dennis C Ang
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:618-23. 2010
    ....
  7. doi Predictors of pain outcomes in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain co-morbid with depression: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN 46202, USA
    Pain Med 11:482-91. 2010
    ..In this study, we report the predictors of pain intensity and activity interference in primary care patients with co-morbid pain and depression...
  8. doi African Americans and Whites are equally appropriate to be considered for total joint arthroplasty
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:1971-6. 2009
    ..We sought to determine if racial differences in clinical appropriateness for surgery existed among a sample of primary care clinic patients with moderately to severely symptomatic knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA)...
  9. doi Factorial invariance found in survey instrument measuring arthritis-related health beliefs among African-Americans and Whites
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1110 West Michigan Street, Room 545, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:289-94. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Understanding ethnic disparities in the use of total joint arthroplasty: application of the health belief model
    Dennis C Ang
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:102-8. 2008
    ..We examined whether patients' health beliefs differ between African Americans and whites...
  11. ncbi Impact of pain severity and location on health-related quality of life
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1110 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5100, USA
    Rheumatol Int 26:567-72. 2006
    ..4, p<0.0001). However, the impact of MSD was eliminated after controlling for pain severity. Regardless of the location of pain, pain severity appears to be an important correlate of functional status, both mental and physical...
  12. ncbi Patient's ethnicity does not influence utilization of effective therapies in rheumatoid arthritis
    Dennis C Ang
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5100, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:870-8. 2006
    ..Given the previously documented ethnic disparity in the health service literature, we sought to determine if ethnic difference exists in the lag time between the diagnosis of RA and use of first biological agent...
  13. ncbi Predictors of incident chronic widespread pain among veterans following the first Gulf War
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:554-63. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi Exercise-based motivational interviewing for female patients with fibromyalgia: a case series
    DENNIS ANG
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1843-9. 2007
    ..001) at week 30, AIMS-depression score was unchanged. In this pilot study, we conclude that telephone-delivered MI to promote exercise was associated with an improvement in patient's level of pain and physical impairment...
  15. pmc An exploratory study of primary care physician decision making regarding total joint arthroplasty
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:74-9. 2007
    ..For patients to experience the benefits of total joint arthroplasty (TJA), primary care physicians (PCPs) ought to know when to refer a patient for TJA and/or optimize nonsurgical treatment options for osteoarthritis (OA)...
  16. ncbi Is there a difference in the perception of symptoms between african americans and whites with osteoarthritis?
    Dennis C Ang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1305-10. 2003
    ..Ethnic differences in utilization of joint replacement may reflect differences in the perception of symptoms of OA...
  17. ncbi Comorbid depression is an independent risk factor for mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1013-9. 2005
    ..Whether comorbid depression increases mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unknown. Our objective was to determine whether the presence of depression predicted mortality in patients with RA...
  18. doi Validity and reliability of community health activities model program for seniors and short-form international physical activity questionnaire as physical activity assessment tools in patients with fibromyalgia
    Anthony S Kaleth
    Department of Physical Education, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, 46202 5193, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 32:353-9. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Clinical appropriateness and not race predicted referral for joint arthroplasty
    Dennis C Ang
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1677-85. 2009
    ..To understand the reasons behind racial disparities in the use of total joint arthroplasty (TJA), we sought to examine the predictors of time to referral to orthopedic surgery for consideration of joint replacement...

Research Grants9

  1. ETHNIC DISPARITY IN THE USE OF JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed study is significant because modifiable factors identified at the patient-PCP level may be amenable to educational or behavioral intervention which could eradicate ethnic disparity. ..
  2. ETHNIC DISPARITY IN THE USE OF JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study is significant because modifiable factors identified at the patient-PCP level may be amenable to educational or behavioral intervention which could eradicate ethnic disparity. ..
  3. ETHNIC DISPARITY IN THE USE OF JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    5. ENVIRONMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT TO CANDIDATE. 5 A. Description of Institutional Environment Dr. Dennis Ang is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and in the Department of Medicine at IU ..
  4. Exercise-based Motivational Interviewing for Fibromyalgia
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, if proven efficacious, Ml could readily be applied to other chronically painful conditions (e.g. chronic back pain). ..
  5. Exercise-based Motivational Interviewing for Fibromyalgia
    DENNIS CHUA ANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, if proven efficacious, Ml could readily be applied to other chronically painful conditions (e.g. chronic back pain). ..