Karen Hansen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What analytic method should clinicians use to derive spine T-scores and predict incident fractures in men? Results from the MrOS study
    K E Hansen
    Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Room 4124 MFCB, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    Osteoporos Int 25:2181-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Uncertainties in the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Karen E Hansen
    University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Madison, WI, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1989-96. 2011
  3. pmc High-dose vitamin D: helpful or harmful?
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Division, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Room 4124 MFCB, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2281, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 13:257-64. 2011
  4. pmc Do proton pump inhibitors decrease calcium absorption?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2786-95. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteoimmunology: prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and relationship to fracture
    Karen E Hansen
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 5:417-8. 2009
  6. pmc Vitamin D insufficiency: disease or no disease?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1052-60. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint An atlas improves interobserver agreement regarding application of the ISCD vertebral body exclusion criteria
    Karen E Hansen
    Osteoporosis Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:359-64. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to alendronate in male veterans
    K E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:349-56. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Can an online osteoporosis lecture increase physician knowledge and improve patient care?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:10-20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in 45 patients with statin-associated myopathy
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Section, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H6 363 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2671-6. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Prevalence and Treatment of Hypovitaminosis D in RA
    Karen Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency
    Karen Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency
    Karen E Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint What analytic method should clinicians use to derive spine T-scores and predict incident fractures in men? Results from the MrOS study
    K E Hansen
    Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Room 4124 MFCB, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    Osteoporos Int 25:2181-8. 2014
    ..In men for whom hip imaging is not possible, the lowest vertebral body T-score improves the ability to diagnose osteoporosis in men who are likely to have an incident fragility fracture...
  2. doi request reprint Uncertainties in the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Karen E Hansen
    University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Madison, WI, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1989-96. 2011
    ..We discuss several patient scenarios for which the new treatment guidelines do not apply, or for which our committee interprets existing literature differently and suggests an alternative approach...
  3. pmc High-dose vitamin D: helpful or harmful?
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Division, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Room 4124 MFCB, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2281, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 13:257-64. 2011
    ..It is time to question whether serum 25(OH)D levels of 30 ng/mL or greater are necessary for all individuals...
  4. pmc Do proton pump inhibitors decrease calcium absorption?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2786-95. 2010
    ..PPI-associated hypochlorhydria does not decrease FCA following 30 days of continuous use. Future studies should focus on identifying mechanisms by which PPIs increase the risk of osteoporotic fracture...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteoimmunology: prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and relationship to fracture
    Karen E Hansen
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 5:417-8. 2009
    ..Two articles published in the Archives of Internal Medicine diverge with previous reports on the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and the capability of vitamin D to reduce fractures...
  6. pmc Vitamin D insufficiency: disease or no disease?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1052-60. 2008
    ..In existing literature, this small change in FCA does not associate with lower fracture rates or consistently higher bone mass. Future studies should ascertain whether small FCA increments favorably affect the skeleton...
  7. ncbi request reprint An atlas improves interobserver agreement regarding application of the ISCD vertebral body exclusion criteria
    Karen E Hansen
    Osteoporosis Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:359-64. 2007
    ..Furthermore, correlations in T-score improved in 7 of 10 physician pairs after atlas review. We conclude that an interactive atlas promotes uniform lumbar spine DXA interpretation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to alendronate in male veterans
    K E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:349-56. 2008
    ..Providers urgently need programs to increase adherence to osteoporosis medications. Initial programs should target patients with risk factors for non-adherence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can an online osteoporosis lecture increase physician knowledge and improve patient care?
    Karen E Hansen
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:10-20. 2007
    ..We conclude that physician knowledge can increase after a single online osteoporosis lecture, but patient care is not altered. Further research is needed to discern optimal osteoporosis educational encounters that enhance patient care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in 45 patients with statin-associated myopathy
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Section, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H6 363 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2671-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, long-term outcomes and responses to statin rechallenge in patients with statin-associated myopathy are largely unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reproducibility of criteria for vertebral body exclusion
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Section, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, William S Middleton Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:501-8. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that reproducibility may be improved by specifically addressing the sources of interobserver disagreement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of the lowest vertebral body T-score to diagnose lumbar osteoporosis in men: is "cherry picking" appropriate?
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Section, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI and Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53750, USA
    J Clin Densitom 7:376-81. 2004
    ..Prospective studies are needed to determine which of these three methods of lumbar spine analysis best predicts future fragility fracture in men and women...
  13. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of switching from etanercept to infliximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Karen E Hansen
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1098-102. 2004
    ..To describe the degree of clinical benefit in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who receive infliximab therapy after lack of efficacy with etanercept...
  14. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of leflunomide in combination with infliximab in rheumatoid arthritis
    K E Hansen
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:228-32. 2004
    ..To report the safety and efficacy of leflunomide (LEF) in combination with infliximab (INF) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis...
  15. pmc Vitamin D repletion does not alter urinary calcium excretion in healthy postmenopausal women
    Kristina L Penniston
    Departments of Urology and Medicine, Osteoporosis Clinical Center and Research Program, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    BJU Int 104:1512-6. 2009
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  16. pmc Use of a questionnaire to assess vitamin D status in young adults
    Jilaine Bolek-Berquist
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:236-43. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that young adults would commonly have vitamin D deficiency and that a questionnaire could help identify subjects with the condition...

Research Grants4

  1. Prevalence and Treatment of Hypovitaminosis D in RA
    Karen Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency
    Karen Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will help decide whether vitamin D therapy lessens the risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and at what vitamin D dose those benefits occur. ..
  3. Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency
    Karen E Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will help decide whether vitamin D therapy lessens the risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and at what vitamin D dose those benefits occur. ..