JEFFREY NEIL KATZ

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The role of arthroscopy in the management of knee osteoarthritis
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 28:143-56. 2014
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for periprosthetic fracture in older recipients of total hip replacement: a cohort study
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:168. 2014
  3. pmc Development and validation of a Spanish translation of the Yale activity questionnaire
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, BC 4 016, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:120. 2014
  4. pmc One-Day vs Two-Day Epidural Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA): A Retrospective Cohort Study
    Kelly L Corbett
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, 1BC 4016, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Open Orthop J 4:31-8. 2010
  5. pmc Population-based rates of revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Kelly L Corbett
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13520. 2010
  6. pmc Reliability of medical record abstraction by non-physicians for orthopedic research
    Michael Y Mi
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:181. 2013
  7. pmc Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1675-84. 2013
  8. pmc Obesity & hypertension are determinants of poor hemodynamic control during total joint arthroplasty: a retrospective review
    Benedict U Nwachukwu
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:20. 2013
  9. pmc Risk factors for revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Julian Jz Prokopetz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:251. 2012
  10. pmc Twelve-year risk of revision after primary total hip replacement in the U.S. Medicare population
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, OBC 4 016, Boston, MA 02115
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1825-32. 2012

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. pmc The role of arthroscopy in the management of knee osteoarthritis
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 28:143-56. 2014
    ..Further investigation is needed to shore up the evidence base and bring policy and practice in line with rigorous research. ..
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for periprosthetic fracture in older recipients of total hip replacement: a cohort study
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:168. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and risk factors for periprosthetic fractures occurring in recipients of total hip replacement...
  3. pmc Development and validation of a Spanish translation of the Yale activity questionnaire
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, BC 4 016, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:120. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a Spanish translation of the Yale Physical Activity Survey, and to provide preliminary evidence of its validity in a population of Dominican patients with lower extremity arthritis...
  4. pmc One-Day vs Two-Day Epidural Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA): A Retrospective Cohort Study
    Kelly L Corbett
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, 1BC 4016, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Open Orthop J 4:31-8. 2010
    ..We compared in-hospital outcomes associated with removing the epidural catheter on postoperative day 1 (POD1-group) vs on postoperative day 2 (POD2-group) among patients undergoing TKA...
  5. pmc Population-based rates of revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Kelly L Corbett
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13520. 2010
    ..We report ten-year revision risk using the Kaplan-Meier method, stratifying by age and fixation technique...
  6. pmc Reliability of medical record abstraction by non-physicians for orthopedic research
    Michael Y Mi
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:181. 2013
    ..Furthermore, because medical record review is both technically demanding and time intensive, it is important to establish whether trained research staff with no clinical training can abstract medical records reliably...
  7. pmc Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1675-84. 2013
    ..Whether arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for symptomatic patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better functional outcomes than nonoperative therapy is uncertain...
  8. pmc Obesity & hypertension are determinants of poor hemodynamic control during total joint arthroplasty: a retrospective review
    Benedict U Nwachukwu
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:20. 2013
    ..There is poor understanding of the pre-operative risk factors for poor intra-operative hemodynamic control. The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors for poor hemodynamic control during TJA...
  9. pmc Risk factors for revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Julian Jz Prokopetz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:251. 2012
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  10. pmc Twelve-year risk of revision after primary total hip replacement in the U.S. Medicare population
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, OBC 4 016, Boston, MA 02115
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1825-32. 2012
    ..There is limited population-based literature on rates and risk factors for revision following primary total hip replacement...
  11. pmc The MeTeOR trial (Meniscal Tear in Osteoarthritis Research): rationale and design features
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1189-96. 2012
    ..The goal of this paper is to provide the clinical rationale for MeTeOR and to highlight salient design features, with particular attention to those that present clinical and methodologic challenges...
  12. pmc The relationship between hand osteoarthritis and serum leptin concentration in participants of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Mei Massengale
    Division of Rheumatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R132. 2012
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been tested in large-scale hand OA cohorts. Our study aimed to determine whether there is a cross-sectional relationship between serum leptin levels and hand OA in a population-based sample of US adults...
  13. pmc Patient disease perceptions and coping strategies for arthritis in a developing nation: a qualitative study
    Nina N Niu
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:228. 2011
    ..There is little prior research on the burden of arthritis in the developing world. We sought to document how patients with advanced arthritis living in the Dominican Republic are affected by and cope with their disease...
  14. pmc Acute low back pain is marked by variability: An internet-based pilot study
    Pradeep Suri
    Division of PM and R, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:220. 2011
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  15. pmc Does lumbar spinal degeneration begin with the anterior structures? A study of the observed epidemiology in a community-based population
    Pradeep Suri
    Division of PM and R, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:202. 2011
    ..We conducted a study to examine whether the view that spinal degeneration begins with the anterior spinal structures is supported by epidemiologic observations of degeneration in a community-based population...
  16. pmc Decision quality instrument for treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis: a psychometric evaluation
    Karen R Sepucha
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital MGH, Harvard Medical School HMS, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:149. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties and clinical sensibility of a patient self report instrument, to measure the quality of decisions about total joint replacement for knee or hip osteoarthritis...
  17. pmc Bias in the physical examination of patients with lumbar radiculopathy
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:275. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effects of bias due to prior knowledge of lumbar spine magnetic resonance imaging findings (MRI) on perceived diagnostic accuracy of the physical examination for lumbar radiculopathy...
  18. pmc Empirical evaluation of the inter-relationship of articular elements involved in the pathoanatomy of knee osteoarthritis using magnetic resonance imaging
    Dennis S Meredith
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York NY, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:133. 2009
    ..We assessed the association of pathological change in multiple articular structures involved in the pathoanatomy of osteoarthritis...
  19. pmc Psychopathology predicts the outcome of medial branch blocks with corticosteroid for chronic axial low back or cervical pain: a prospective cohort study
    Ajay D Wasan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:22. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether high levels of psychopathology are predictive of pain relief after MBB injections in the lumbar or cervical spine...
  20. pmc Decreasing medical complications for total knee arthroplasty: effect of critical pathways on outcomes
    M Elaine Husni
    Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:160. 2010
    ..However, pathway effectiveness is difficult to determine given methodological flaws, such as small or single center cohorts. We studied the effect of critical pathways on total knee replacement outcomes in a large population-based study...
  21. pmc Risk of venous thromboembolism after total hip and knee replacement in older adults with comorbidity and co-occurring comorbidities in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2003-2006)
    Alok Kapoor
    Hospital Medicine Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Geriatr 10:63. 2010
    ..Identifying a high risk cohort such as older adults with comorbidities and co-occurring comorbidities who might benefit most from high potency prophylaxis would improve how we currently perform preoperative assessment...
  22. pmc Validation of rheumatoid arthritis diagnoses in health care utilization data
    Seo Young Kim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R32. 2011
    ..Health care utilization databases have been increasingly used for studies of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the accuracy of RA diagnoses in these data has been inconsistent...
  23. pmc The validity of a rheumatoid arthritis medical records-based index of severity compared with the DAS28
    Masayo Sato
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R57. 2006
    ..The RARBIS has both face and convergent validity for patients with RA and relevant subgroups and may have application for medical records studies in patients with RA...
  24. pmc Development of a health care utilisation data-based index for rheumatoid arthritis severity: a preliminary study
    Gladys Ting
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R95. 2008
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  25. pmc Choice of hospital for revision total hip replacement
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, BC 4th floor, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2829-34. 2010
    ..Little is known about how often patients have revision total hip replacement in the same hospital in which they had the primary procedure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Advances in arthroscopic surgery: indications and outcomes
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:106-10. 2007
    ..The review is particularly timely given the rapidly expanding range of indications for diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopic procedures involving virtually every peripheral joint...
  27. pmc Development and validation of an index of musculoskeletal functional limitations
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Rheumatology, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:62. 2009
    ..This paper reports on the development and preliminary validation of a self administered musculoskeletal functional limitations index...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital and surgeon volume of total hip replacement with functional status and satisfaction three years following surgery
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, B 3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:560-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether hospital volume and surgeon volume of total hip replacements (THRs) are associated with patient-reported functional status and satisfaction with surgery 3 years postoperatively...
  29. pmc Predictive value of Medicare claims data for identifying revision of index hip replacement was modest
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02115, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:543-6. 2011
    ..To determine the positive predictive value of Medicare claims for identifying revision of total hip replacement (THR), a frequent marker of THR quality and outcome...
  30. pmc Elective palliative total hip replacement in a patient with lymphoma and advanced lung cancer
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1194-6. 2008
  31. pmc Departures from community equipoise may lead to incorrect inference in randomized trials
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:280-5. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of selective enrollment on the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
  32. pmc Case mix and outcomes of total knee replacement in orthopaedic specialty hospitals
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Immunology, and Allergy, Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:476-80. 2008
    ..To examine patient characteristics and outcomes of total knee replacement (TKR) in orthopaedic specialty hospitals...
  33. pmc Medical decision-making among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites with chronic back and knee pain: a qualitative study
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:78. 2011
    ..Because these disorders are not life-threatening, decision-making is generally preference-based. Little is known about whether Hispanics in the U.S. differ from non-Hispanic Whites with respect to key decision making preferences...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment of upper extremity role functioning in students
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatolology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:19-26. 2002
    ..Research on these disorders requires psychometrically sound measures of health-related student role function; no such measure is available currently...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Robert B Brigham Arthritis Research Center, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1807-12. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon procedure volume and outcomes of total hip replacement in the United States medicare population
    J N Katz
    Robert B Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Bostn, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1622-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the volumes of primary and revision total hip replacements performed at hospitals and by surgeons are associated with rates of mortality and complications...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon procedure volume and the outcomes of total knee replacement
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1909-16. 2004
    ..The relationship between hospital and surgeon volume and perioperative outcomes following total knee replacement has received little study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Determinants of work absence following surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Robert Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Center, Section of Clinical Sciences, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:120-30. 2005
    ..The objective was to identify factors across multiple domains associated with return to work in a community-based cohort of workers with carpal tunnel syndrome...
  39. ncbi request reprint Associations among preoperative MRI features and functional status following arthroscopic partial meniscectomy
    J N Katz
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:418-22. 2006
    ..While most patients undergoing APM have knee magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) performed preoperatively, the prognostic value of knee MRI in predicting the functional outcomes of APM has not been evaluated...
  40. ncbi request reprint Total joint replacement in osteoarthritis
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:145-53. 2006
    ..This chapter will address surgical options for advanced osteoarthritis of the hips and knees and will focus primarily on total hip and knee replacement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc disorders and low-back pain: socioeconomic factors and consequences
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:21-4. 2006
    ..These methodologic challenges notwithstanding, the toll of lumbar disc disorders is enormous, underscoring the critical importance of identifying strategies to prevent these disorders and their consequences...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital and surgeon procedure volume with patient-centered outcomes of total knee replacement in a population-based cohort of patients age 65 years and older
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:568-74. 2007
    ..To study the association between procedure volume and patient-centered outcomes such as functional status...
  43. ncbi request reprint Performance of a rheumatoid arthritis records-based index of severity
    Gladys Ting
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1679-87. 2005
    ..To assess the performance of a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) records-based index of severity (RARBIS) developed by a Delphi panel process in a cohort of patients with RA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gaps in treatment among users of osteoporosis medications: the dynamics of noncompliance
    M Alan Brookhart
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Am J Med 120:251-6. 2007
    ..We sought to estimate the percentage of patients who restart osteoporosis therapy after a prolonged lapse in medication use and to identify the factors associated with a return to compliance...
  45. ncbi request reprint Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1754-64. 2007
    ..To assess the association between the initiation of anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNFalpha) therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in routine care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neighborhoods matter: use of hospitals with worse outcomes following total knee replacement by patients from vulnerable populations
    Elena Losina
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:182-7. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Longer distal motor latency predicts better outcomes of carpal tunnel release
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein
    Harvard University, School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:176-83. 2002
    ..The results suggest that workers with prolonged preoperative distal motor latencies and who are in good general health preoperatively have a higher rate of successful carpal tunnel release surgery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Metacarpophalangeal arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis: what determines satisfaction with surgery?
    Lisa A Mandl
    Division of Rheumatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:2488-91. 2002
    ..We investigate which outcomes most strongly correlate with patient satisfaction...
  49. ncbi request reprint Early failures of total hip replacement: effect of surgeon volume
    Elena Losina
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health and Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1338-43. 2004
    ..To determine whether provider volume is associated with early failures following total hip replacement (THR) requiring revision...
  50. ncbi request reprint Predicting the outcome of total knee arthroplasty
    Elizabeth A Lingard
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 FrancisStreet, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2179-86. 2004
    ..This paper examines the preoperative predictors of pain and functional outcome at one and two years following total knee arthroplasty...
  51. ncbi request reprint Underuse of osteoporosis medications in elderly patients with fractures
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Am J Med 115:398-400. 2003
  52. pmc Oral bisphosphonates and risk of subtrochanteric or diaphyseal femur fractures in a population-based cohort
    Seo Young Kim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:993-1001. 2011
    ..However, this study cannot exclude the possibility that long-term bisphosphonate use may increase the risk of these fractures...
  53. pmc Association of shoulder pain with the use of mobility devices in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    Nitin B Jain
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    PM R 2:896-900. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence of shoulder pain and its association with the use of assistive devices for mobility in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  54. pmc Does this older adult with lower extremity pain have the clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis?
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 304:2628-36. 2010
    ..The clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common diagnosis in older adults presenting with lower extremity pain...
  55. pmc Mortality in elderly patients after cervical spine fractures
    Mitchel B Harris
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:567-74. 2010
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the three-month and one-year mortality associated with cervical spine fractures in patients sixty-five years of age or older and to evaluate potential factors that may influence mortality...
  56. pmc Does modality of survey administration impact data quality: audio computer assisted self interview (ACASI) versus self-administered pen and paper?
    William M Reichmann
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8728. 2010
    ..In the context of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) on HIV testing in the emergency department (ED) setting, we evaluated preferences for survey modality and data quality arising from each modality...
  57. pmc Who starts antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa?... not everyone who should
    Ingrid V Bassett
    Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AIDS 24:S37-44. 2010
    ..To evaluate rates of antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation within 12 months of a new HIV diagnosis in Durban, South Africa...
  58. pmc The "ART" of linkage: pre-treatment loss to care after HIV diagnosis at two PEPFAR sites in Durban, South Africa
    Elena Losina
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9538. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine PTLC in newly identified HIV-infected individuals in South Africa...
  59. pmc Confounder summary scores when comparing the effects of multiple drug exposures
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:2-9. 2010
    ..We compared three analytic strategies to control for confounding based on measured variables: conventional multivariable, exposure propensity score (EPS), and disease risk score (DRS)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Contribution of hospital characteristics to the volume-outcome relationship: dislocation and infection following total hip replacement surgery
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2436-44. 2002
    ..We evaluated the contribution of hospital structural characteristics to the volume-outcome relationship in THR by examining the rates and predictors of postoperative complications...
  61. ncbi request reprint Trends in knee magnetic resonance imaging
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 41:687-92. 2003
    ..To assess trends in knee magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) use and accompanying management changes to determine whether indications for this test have changed over time...
  62. ncbi request reprint Trends in the epidemiology of total shoulder arthroplasty in the United States from 1990-2000
    Nitin B Jain
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:591-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated trends in the distribution of age, race, hospital volume and teaching status, outcomes, and indications for TSA during the last decade...
  63. ncbi request reprint Methodological approaches to developing criteria for improvement in lumbar spinal stenosis surgery
    Sagun K Tuli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Spinal Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1276-80. 2006
    ..The study design was an outcomes measure validation for overall patient success...
  64. ncbi request reprint Development of a preliminary index that predicts adverse events after total knee replacement
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1536-42. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Compliance with osteoporosis medications
    Daniel H Solomon
    Divisions of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2414-9. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the level and determinants of compliance with drugs prescribed for osteoporosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Educational outreach (academic detailing) regarding osteoporosis in primary care
    Jennifer M Polinski
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:843-50. 2005
    ..Academic detailing programs have improved physician's prescribing behaviors; however, the feasibility of large-scale programs across a large, geographically disperse state is unclear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis action: design of the healthy bones project trial
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030, Boston, MA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:78-94. 2005
    ..All outcomes will be analyzed using random effects models accounting for clustering of subjects within physicians' practices...
  68. ncbi request reprint Medication use patterns for osteoporosis: an assessment of guidelines, treatment rates, and quality improvement interventions
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:194-202. 2005
    ..To assess current osteoporosis treatment guidelines, studies of osteoporosis treatment, and interventions to improve osteoporosis treatment...
  69. ncbi request reprint Development and assessment of indicators of rheumatoid arthritis severity: results of a Delphi panel
    Danielle Cabral
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:61-6. 2005
    ..To develop a set of indicators for assessing the severity of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) through medical records...
  70. pmc Patterns of bone mineral density testing: current guidelines, testing rates, and interventions
    Charles A Morris
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:783-90. 2004
    ..To identify potential obstacles to bone mineral density (BMD) testing, we performed a structured review of current osteoporosis screening guidelines, studies of BMD testing patterns, and interventions to increase BMD testing...
  71. ncbi request reprint Multifaceted intervention to improve rheumatologists' management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:383-7. 2004
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve the management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Which patients with knee problems are likely to benefit from nonarthroplasty surgery? Development of a clinical prediction rule
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:509-13. 2004
    ..We examined factors associated with the clinical presentation of patients judged likely by orthopedic surgeons to benefit from nonarthroplasty knee surgery...
  73. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of Medicare claims data for rheumatologic diagnoses in total hip replacement recipients
    Elena Losina
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbor 3 E, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:515-9. 2003
    ..More studies are needed to examine the magnitude and direction of bias in health outcomes research due to inaccuracy of claims coding for specific diagnoses...
  74. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:2757-64. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate the association between treatment with biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and development of cancer in patients with RA...
  75. ncbi request reprint Management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: rates and predictors of care in an academic rheumatology practice
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3136-42. 2002
    ..To examine rheumatologists' management practices for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) taking glucocorticoids seen at one academic medical rheumatology practice...
  76. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive medications and hospitalization for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3790-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the effects of various immunosuppressive medications on the risk of cardiovascular events among a group of older patients with RA...
  77. pmc Catastrophizing and depressive symptoms as prospective predictors of outcomes following total knee replacement
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Pain Res Manag 14:307-11. 2009
    ....
  78. pmc Determinants of self-reported health status in a population-based sample of persons with radiographic knee osteoarthritis
    William M Reichmann
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1046-53. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine factors associated with self-reported health status in a national population-based sample with radiographic knee OA...
  79. pmc Cost-effectiveness of total knee arthroplasty in the United States: patient risk and hospital volume
    Elena Losina
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1113-21; discussion 1121-2. 2009
    ..However, to our knowledge, the cost-effectiveness of TKA and the influences of hospital volume and patient risk on TKA cost-effectiveness have not been investigated in the United States...
  80. pmc Revising expectations from rapid HIV tests in the emergency department
    Rochelle P Walensky
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:153-60. 2008
    ..Expanded HIV screening efforts in the United States have increased the use of rapid HIV tests in emergency departments. The reported sensitivity and specificity of rapid HIV tests exceed 99%...
  81. pmc Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Divisions of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard MedicalSchool, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am Heart J 156:336-41. 2008
    ..Although TNFAs had significant benefits in treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA), little is known whether the drugs pose an increased risk of HF in older patients with RA...
  82. pmc Trends in surgical management of femoral neck fractures in the United States
    Nitin B Jain
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:3116-22. 2008
    ..The increase in the proportion of femoral fractures managed at urban teaching hospitals may reflect a change in the organization of trauma systems during the last decade...
  83. pmc High-risk patients' readiness to undergo BMD testing for osteoporosis diagnosis in Pennsylvania
    Jennifer M Polinski
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 29:223-40. 2008
    ..We found several correlates of readiness to undergo BMD screening that may be used to design effective interventions...
  84. doi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty among low income Medicare beneficiaries
    Daniel H Solomon
    Divisions of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2910-4. 2007
    ..Cohort...
  85. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis improvement: a large-scale randomized controlled trial of patient and primary care physician education
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1808-15. 2007
    ..04; 95% ci, 0.85-1.26)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Daily computer usage correlated with undergraduate students' musculoskeletal symptoms
    Che Hsu Joe Chang
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:481-8. 2007
    ..A pilot prospective study was performed to examine the relationships between daily computer usage time and musculoskeletal symptoms on undergraduate students...
  87. ncbi request reprint Orthopaedic procedure volume and patient outcomes: a systematic literature review
    Nina Shervin
    Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 457:35-41. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest the need for additional studies in the various subspecialties to establish more definitive conclusions...
  88. pmc Professionalism and evolving concepts of quality
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:137-9. 2007
    ..This essay discusses this transformation from physician-based to organization-based concepts of quality and the consequences for patient care and medical professionalism...
  89. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis management in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Evidence for improvement
    Daniel H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:873-7. 2006
    ..The goal was to examine the frequency of osteoporosis management in patients with RA treated at a large academic rheumatology practice...
  90. ncbi request reprint Knee range of motion after total knee arthroplasty: how important is this as an outcome measure?
    Andrew L Miner
    Robert Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Arthroplasty 18:286-94. 2003
    ..5; P<.0001), but knee flexion was not. For assessment of these outcomes, WOMAC function appears to be more important than knee flexion...
  91. pmc Differences in self-reported health in the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES-III)
    William M Reichmann
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17345. 2011
    ..To assess self-reported health status (SRHS) in two cohorts of participants with radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) and examine the extent that differences in SRHS are due to study design...
  92. pmc Impact of obesity and knee osteoarthritis on morbidity and mortality in older Americans
    Elena Losina
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:217-26. 2011
    ..Obesity and knee osteoarthritis are among the most frequent chronic conditions affecting Americans aged 50 to 84 years...
  93. pmc Relative effectiveness of osteoporosis drugs for preventing nonvertebral fracture
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:637-46. 2008
    ..Little information is available on the comparative effectiveness of osteoporosis pharmacotherapies...

Research Grants12

  1. RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OA
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
  2. Partial meniscectomy vs. nonoperative mgmt. in meniscal tear with OA: an RCT
    JEFFREY NEIL KATZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Presently, clinicians do not know whether this operation is better than nonoperative therapy. We propose a multicenter randomized controlled trial to rigorously compare these two approaches. ..
  3. Partial meniscectomy vs. nonoperative mgmt. in meniscal tear with OA: an RCT
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study activities will build the evidence to inform clinicians and policy makers of short-term benefits and longer term effects of APM and nonoperative management of meniscal tears in patients with OA. ..
  4. Partial meniscectomy vs. nonoperative mgmt. in meniscal tear with OA: an RCT
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Presently, clinicians do not know whether this operation is better than nonoperative therapy. We propose a multicenter randomized controlled trial to rigorously compare these two approaches. ..
  5. Partial meniscectomy vs. nonoperative mgmt. in meniscal tear with OA: an RCT
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Presently, clinicians do not know whether this operation is better than nonoperative therapy. We propose a multicenter randomized controlled trial to rigorously compare these two approaches. ..
  6. Musculoskeletal Research and Mentoring Programs
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The trial, as well as my other research programs, will provide rich mentored research opportunities for trainees. ..
  7. Partial meniscectomy vs. nonoperative mgmt. in meniscal tear with OA: an RCT
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Presently, clinicians do not know whether this operation is better than nonoperative therapy. We propose a multicenter randomized controlled trial to rigorously compare these two approaches. ..