Michael Nevitt

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Common genetic variation in the Estrogen Receptor Beta (ESR2) gene and osteoarthritis: results of a meta-analysis
    Hanneke J M Kerkhof
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:164. 2010
  2. pmc Relationship of compartment-specific structural knee status at baseline with change in cartilage morphology: a prospective observational study using data from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Felix Eckstein
    Institute of Anatomy and Musculoskeletal Research, Paracelsus Medical University, A5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R90. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal performance evaluation and validation of fixed-flexion radiography of the knee for detection of joint space loss
    Michael C Nevitt
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1512-20. 2007
  4. pmc High systemic bone mineral density increases the risk of incident knee OA and joint space narrowing, but not radiographic progression of existing knee OA: the MOST study
    M C Nevitt
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107 1762, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:163-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint OMERACT workshop radiography session 1
    M C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:A4-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for a first-incident radiographic vertebral fracture in women > or = 65 years of age: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Michael C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:131-40. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of prevalent vertebral fractures, bone density, and alendronate treatment with incident vertebral fractures: effect of number and spinal location of fractures. The Fracture Intervention Trial Research Group
    M C Nevitt
    University of California, Prevention Sciences Group, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Bone 25:613-9. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity outcomes in disease management: clinical outcomes for osteoarthritis
    Michael C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Obes Res 10:33S-37S. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate on limited-activity days and bed-disability days caused by back pain in postmenopausal women with existing vertebral fractures. Fracture Intervention Trial Research Group
    M C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:77-85. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Very low prevalence of hip osteoarthritis among Chinese elderly in Beijing, China, compared with whites in the United States: the Beijing osteoarthritis study
    Michael C Nevitt
    Prevention Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1773-9. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Multi-Center Osteoarthritis Study
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Multi-Center Osteoarthritis Study
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. pmc Common genetic variation in the Estrogen Receptor Beta (ESR2) gene and osteoarthritis: results of a meta-analysis
    Hanneke J M Kerkhof
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:164. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between common genetic variation of the ESR2 gene and osteoarthritis...
  2. pmc Relationship of compartment-specific structural knee status at baseline with change in cartilage morphology: a prospective observational study using data from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Felix Eckstein
    Institute of Anatomy and Musculoskeletal Research, Paracelsus Medical University, A5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R90. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal performance evaluation and validation of fixed-flexion radiography of the knee for detection of joint space loss
    Michael C Nevitt
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1512-20. 2007
    ..We evaluated the ability of the nonfluoroscopically guided fixed-flexion radiography protocol to detect knee joint space loss over 3 years...
  4. pmc High systemic bone mineral density increases the risk of incident knee OA and joint space narrowing, but not radiographic progression of existing knee OA: the MOST study
    M C Nevitt
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107 1762, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:163-8. 2010
    ..The association of BMD with incident and progressive tibiofemoral OA was tested in a large prospective study of men and women aged 50-79 years with or at risk for knee OA...
  5. ncbi request reprint OMERACT workshop radiography session 1
    M C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:A4-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for a first-incident radiographic vertebral fracture in women > or = 65 years of age: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Michael C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:131-40. 2005
    ..Risk factors and low BMD should be useful to help focus efforts to prevent these fractures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of prevalent vertebral fractures, bone density, and alendronate treatment with incident vertebral fractures: effect of number and spinal location of fractures. The Fracture Intervention Trial Research Group
    M C Nevitt
    University of California, Prevention Sciences Group, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Bone 25:613-9. 1999
    ..Physicians should recognize that prior vertebral fractures are a strong risk factor for future fractures, and consider treating such patients to reduce their risk of subsequent fractures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity outcomes in disease management: clinical outcomes for osteoarthritis
    Michael C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Obes Res 10:33S-37S. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate on limited-activity days and bed-disability days caused by back pain in postmenopausal women with existing vertebral fractures. Fracture Intervention Trial Research Group
    M C Nevitt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:77-85. 2000
    ..Women with new vertebral fractures have an increased risk of back pain and functional limitation because of back pain. Alendronate sodium treatment reduces the risk of new vertebral fracture by 50% in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Very low prevalence of hip osteoarthritis among Chinese elderly in Beijing, China, compared with whites in the United States: the Beijing osteoarthritis study
    Michael C Nevitt
    Prevention Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1773-9. 2002
    ..To compare the prevalence of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip among elderly persons in China and the US...
  11. pmc Biochemical markers of bone turnover and their association with bone marrow lesions
    David J Hunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Medicine, Albany Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R102. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine whether markers of bone resorption and formation could serve as markers for the presence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased falling as a risk factor for fracture among older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:180-5. 2005
    ..An increase in the rate of falls, independent of the average rate, may be associated with a higher risk of frailty (hip and proximal humerus) fractures but not fractures at other sites...
  13. ncbi request reprint Progression of radiographic hip osteoarthritis over eight years in a community sample of elderly white women
    Nancy E Lane
    Division of Rheumatology, Box 0868, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1477-86. 2004
    ..To describe progression over 8 years in a community-based sample of elderly women with radiographic findings of hip osteoarthritis (RHOA) with or without hip pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint BMD at multiple sites and risk of fracture of multiple types: long-term results from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures
    Katie L Stone
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1947-54. 2003
    ..Although we found almost all fracture types to be related to low BMD, the overall proportion of fractures attributable to low BMD is modest...
  15. pmc Fetuin-A and incident diabetes mellitus in older persons
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    JAMA 300:182-8. 2008
    ..In prior cross-sectional studies in humans, higher fetuin-A levels were associated with insulin resistance. However, the longitudinal association of fetuin-A with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and bone loss at the hip in older black and white adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:596-603. 2005
    ....
  17. pmc COMT genotype and cognitive function: an 8-year longitudinal study in white and black elders
    A J Fiocco
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neurology 74:1296-302. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the prospective association between COMT (val(158)met) genotype and cognition in older adults...
  18. pmc Total and regional adiposity and cognitive change in older adults: The Health, Aging and Body Composition (ABC) study
    Alka M Kanaya
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:329-35. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Older women with diabetes have a higher risk of falls: a prospective study
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1749-54. 2002
    ..To determine whether older women with diabetes have an increased risk of falls and whether known risk factors for falls account for any increased risk...
  20. pmc Patellar cartilage: T2 values and morphologic abnormalities at 3.0-T MR imaging in relation to physical activity in asymptomatic subjects from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Christoph Stehling
    Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Group, Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Radiology 254:509-20. 2010
    ..To study the interrelationship between patella cartilage T2 relaxation time, other knee abnormalities, and physical activity levels in asymptomatic subjects from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) incidence cohort...
  21. pmc Accuracy of self-reported diagnosis of hip replacement
    Neeta Parimi
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94107 1728, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:719-24. 2010
    ..To examine the accuracy and validity of self-report of hip replacement for osteoarthritis (OA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of nitrate use with risk of new radiographic features of hip osteoarthritis in elderly white women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Nancy E Lane
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Box 0868, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:752-8. 2003
    ..To examine the association between nitrate medication use and the development of new radiographic findings of hip osteoarthritis (OA) in elderly women...
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a Chinese herbal remedy to increase energy, memory, sexual function, and quality of life in elderly adults in Beijing, China
    Stephen Bent
    Department of Medicine SB, SC, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Med 115:441-7. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Wnt signaling antagonists are potential prognostic biomarkers for the progression of radiographic hip osteoarthritis in elderly Caucasian women
    Nancy E Lane
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:3319-25. 2007
    ..To determine whether serum levels of 2 Wnt signaling antagonists, Frizzled-related protein (FRP) and Dkk-1, are associated with the development and progression of radiographic hip osteoarthritis (RHOA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of back pain following teriparatide treatment: a meta-analysis
    Michael C Nevitt
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:273-80. 2006
    ..In conclusion, patients randomized to teriparatide had a reduced risk of new or worsening back pain compared to patients randomized to placebo, hormone replacement therapy or alendronate...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Diagnostic Performance of Anterior Knee Pain and Activity-related Pain in Identifying Knees with Structural Damage in the Patellofemoral Joint: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study
    Joshua J Stefanik
    From Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts the University of California, San Francisco, California the University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany J J Stefanik, MSPT, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training T Neogi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine J Niu, DSC, Clinical Epidemiology and Research Training Unit A Guermazi, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology D T Felson, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Boston University F W Roemer, MD, Associate Professor, Klinikum Augsburg M C Nevitt, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco C E Lewis, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama N A Segal, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa
    J Rheumatol 41:1695-702. 2014
    ..To determine the diagnostic test performance of location of pain and activity-related pain in identifying knees with patellofemoral joint (PFJ) structural damage...
  27. pmc Physical activity is associated with magnetic resonance imaging-based knee cartilage T2 measurements in asymptomatic subjects with and those without osteoarthritis risk factors
    Keegan K Hovis
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:2248-56. 2011
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  28. ncbi request reprint High-trauma fractures and low bone mineral density in older women and men
    Dawn C Mackey
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    JAMA 298:2381-8. 2007
    ..It is widely believed that fractures resulting from high trauma are not osteoporotic; however, this assumption has not been studied prospectively...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of statin use and development and progression of hip osteoarthritis in elderly women
    Mary S Beattie
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:106-10. 2005
    ..To examine the association between use of HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) and development and progression of radiographic findings of hip osteoarthritis (OA) in elderly women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Short tau inversion recovery and proton density-weighted fat suppressed sequences for the evaluation of osteoarthritis of the knee with a 1.0 T dedicated extremity MRI: development of a time-efficient sequence protocol
    Frank W Roemer
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Eur Radiol 15:978-87. 2005
    ..75/0.79), tibial cartilage (0.71/0.78). Optimization of sequence protocols consisting of three sequences results in time savings and cost efficiency in imaging of knee OA without loss of information over a more time consuming protocol...
  31. ncbi request reprint The lateral view radiograph for assessment of the tibiofemoral joint space in knee osteoarthritis: its reliability, sensitivity to change, and longitudinal validity
    Michael P LaValley
    Boston University School of Medicine, A203, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3542-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change of tibiofemoral (TF) narrowing on lateral radiographic views...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the frequency and circumstances of falling in older community-dwelling women
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1774-9. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic differences in fall rates and fall circumstances in older community-dwelling Caucasian and African-American women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lower serum albumin concentration and change in muscle mass: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Marjolein Visser
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:531-7. 2005
    ..Low albumin concentrations in older persons increase the risk of poor health outcomes, including functional decline...
  34. ncbi request reprint QDR 4500A DXA overestimates fat-free mass compared with criterion methods
    Frances Tylavsky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 94:959-65. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that the current calibration of the fan-beam system of the Hologic QDR 4500A provides an overestimate of FFM and underestimate of FM compared with reference methods...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of long-distance corridor walk performance with mortality, cardiovascular disease, mobility limitation, and disability
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Epidemiology, Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 295:2018-26. 2006
    ..Extended walking tests have been examined as outcome predictors in medically ill populations but not in community-dwelling older adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mobility limitation in self-described well-functioning older adults: importance of endurance walk testing
    Eleanor M Simonsick
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital NIA ASTRA Unit, 3001 S Hanover St Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:841-7. 2008
    ..This study evaluates standardized administration of an endurance walk test for identifying unrecognized and impending mobility limitation in community elders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, and mortality in older women: Study of osteoporotic fractures
    Kathryn L Pedula
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1871-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether poorer visual acuity and contrast sensitivity are independent risk factors for all-cause and traumatic mortality in older women...
  38. pmc Prevalent vertebral fractures in black women and white women
    Jane A Cauley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1458-67. 2008
    ..The prevalence of vertebral fractures is lower in black compared with white women but increases with age, low BMD, and number of risk factors...
  39. pmc Greater trochanteric pain syndrome: epidemiology and associated factors
    Neil A Segal
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa and VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:988-92. 2007
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  40. doi request reprint Long-term risk of incident vertebral fractures
    Jane A Cauley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 298:2761-7. 2007
    ..Women with low bone mineral density (BMD) and prevalent vertebral fractures have a greater risk of incident vertebral fractures over the short-term, but their absolute risk of vertebral fracture over the long-term is uncertain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis: epidemiology
    Nigel Arden
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:3-25. 2006
    ..Despite this public health impact, OA remains an enigmatic condition to the epidemiologist. In this chapter, we will review the definition and classification of OA, its prevalence, incidence, risk factors and natural history...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nontraumatic fracture risk with diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in older white and black adults: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1612-7. 2005
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) and related complications may increase clinical fracture risk in older adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of squatting with increased prevalence of radiographic tibiofemoral knee osteoarthritis: the Beijing Osteoarthritis Study
    Yuqing Zhang
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1187-92. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and prevalent vertebral fractures in men and women
    Jane A Cauley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Crabtree Hall A524, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:32-7. 2004
    ..Measures of bone mass that partially correct for gender differences in bone size may yield universal estimates of fracture risk. Prospective studies are needed to confirm this observation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Neck and shoulder pain in 70- to 79-year-old men and women: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Molly T Vogt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine J 3:435-41. 2003
    ..Musculoskeletal pain in the cervicobrachial region is considered a major health problem among adults of working age, but little is known about the impact of this pain in the elderly...
  46. ncbi request reprint Is social integration associated with the risk of falling in older community-dwelling women?
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M954-9. 2003
    ..Social integration may lead to social support and influence that may in turn protect older community-dwelling adults from falls...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity physical performance and hip bone mineral density in elderly black and white men and women: cross-sectional associations in the Health ABC Study
    Dennis R Taaffe
    The Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M934-42. 2003
    ..However, it is unclear if these factors coexist or are independent in elderly people, and if a relationship does exist, whether it varies by sex and/or race...
  48. ncbi request reprint [High prevalence of knee, but not hip or hand osteoarthritis in Beijing elders: comparison with data of Caucasian in United States]
    Ling Xu
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 83:1206-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence of knee, hip and hand osteoarthritis (OA) in the elderly of Beijing and to compare the prevalence of OA between the Beijing elders and the US Caucasians...
  49. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system active medications and risk for fractures in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine and Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:949-57. 2003
    ..Use of central nervous system (CNS) active medications may increase the risk for fractures. Prior studies are limited by incomplete control of confounders...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lower prevalence of hand osteoarthritis among Chinese subjects in Beijing compared with white subjects in the United States: the Beijing Osteoarthritis Study
    Yuqing Zhang
    Boston University Arthritis Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1034-40. 2003
    ..The goals of this study were to estimate the prevalence of hand OA among elderly Chinese in Beijing, and to compare it with that among elderly whites in the United States...
  51. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of lateral knee osteoarthritis in Beijing Chinese compared with Framingham Caucasian subjects
    David T Felson
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1217-22. 2002
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether Chinese subjects might have more medial disease than do Caucasians, given a report of varus alignment in the knee joints of Chinese elderly...
  52. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and incidence of functional disability in older women
    Edward W Gregg
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:61-7. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between diabetes and the incidence of functional disability and to determine the predictors of functional disability among older women with diabetes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Chopstick arthropathy: the Beijing Osteoarthritis Study
    David J Hunter
    Boston University Arthritis Center, BU School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1495-500. 2004
    ..We conducted a population-based survey among elderly Chinese individuals living in Beijing, to explore whether chopsticks use is associated with prevalent hand OA...
  54. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is associated independently of body composition with BMD and bone volume in older white and black men and women: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1084-91. 2004
    ..Diabetes predicted higher hip, whole body, and volumetric spine BMD, and lower spine bone volume, independent of body composition and fasting insulin...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of the G-174C variant in the interleukin-6 promoter region with bone loss and fracture risk in older women
    Susan P Moffett
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1612-8. 2004
    ..Variation at the IL-6 locus may contribute to the genetic susceptibility to bone fragility...
  56. ncbi request reprint Knee height, knee pain, and knee osteoarthritis: the Beijing Osteoarthritis Study
    David J Hunter
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1418-23. 2005
    ..Although this would suggest that having long legs would be related to the occurrence of knee OA and pain, this issue has not been studied. Our aim was to explore the association between knee height, knee pain, and knee OA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Long-term prediction of incident hip fracture risk in elderly white women: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Brent C Taylor
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1479-86. 2004
    ..To identify independent risk factors for first hip fracture over 10 years of follow-up...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between self-reported prior wrist fractures and risk of subsequent hip and radiographic vertebral fractures in older women: a prospective study
    John T Schousboe
    Section of Rheumatology, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:100-6. 2005
    ..Validation of such an approach would require intervention trials in patients with prior wrist fracture...
  59. ncbi request reprint The relationship of antiresorptive drug use to structural findings and symptoms of knee osteoarthritis
    Laura D Carbone
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 956 Court Avenue, Rm E336 Coleman Building, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3516-25. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint What proportion of incident radiographic vertebral deformities is clinically diagnosed and vice versa?
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1216-22. 2005
    ..The proportion of deformities clinically diagnosed ranged from <15% for milder deformities to nearly 30% for more severe deformities...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate on vertebral fracture risk in women with bone mineral density T scores of-1.6 to -2.5 at the femoral neck: the Fracture Intervention Trial
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 25717 1063, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:343-9. 2005
    ..6 and -2.5 at the femoral neck and to describe how soon after initiation of therapy alendronate becomes effective and whether it is consistent in women with and without existing radiographic vertebral fracture...
  62. ncbi request reprint Lack of a relation between vitamin and mineral antioxidants and bone mineral density: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Randi L Wolf
    Program in Nutrition, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:581-8. 2005
    ..Antioxidant defenses are one possible mechanism for decreasing oxidative damage and its potentially negative effects on age-related bone mass...
  63. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis, bone mass, and fractures: how are they related?
    Nancy E Lane
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1-4. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system-active medications and risk for falls in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1629-37. 2002
    ..To determine whether current use of central nervous system (CNS)-active medications, including benzodiazepines, antidepressants, anticonvulsants, and narcotics, increases the risk for subsequent falls...
  65. ncbi request reprint Is a fall just a fall: correlates of falling in healthy older persons. The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Nathalie de Rekeneire
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry and Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:841-6. 2003
    ..To identify factors associated with falling in well-functioning older people...
  66. ncbi request reprint Walking performance and cardiovascular response: associations with age and morbidity--the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:715-20. 2003
    ..The long-distance corridor walk is a timed 400-meter walk test used to assess walking endurance in well-functioning men and women aged 70-79 in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study...
  67. ncbi request reprint Estrogen replacement, muscle composition, and physical function: The Health ABC Study
    Dennis R Taaffe
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1741-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether estrogen use is associated with enhanced muscle composition and, if so, whether this translates into improved strength and physical function...
  68. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spine listhesis in older African American women
    Molly T Vogt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine J 3:255-61. 2003
    ..Cadaveric studies and clinical case series have suggested that listhesis may be much more common in African Americans than in whites...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms of cervical and lumbar stenosis among participants in the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Molly T Vogt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1445-51. 2006
    ..Cross-sectional...
  70. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies for osteoarthritis: new versus conventional study design approaches
    David T Felson
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Room A207, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 30:783-97, vii. 2004
    ..This article discusses epidemiologic study designs for osteoarthritis and why traditional designs are outmoded. It reviews the design of new studies, the Osteoarthritis Initiative and Multicenter Ostroarthritis Study...
  71. ncbi request reprint Correlation of the development of knee pain with enlarging bone marrow lesions on magnetic resonance imaging
    David T Felson
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2986-92. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether enlarging BMLs are associated with new knee pain...

Research Grants9

  1. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Laxity and Malalignment in a Large Cohort Study of OA
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Multi-Center Osteoarthritis Study
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Multi-Center Osteoarthritis Study
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..