Matthew H Liang

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An Internet-based technique for the identification of persons with symptoms of inflammatory polyarthritis of less than 12 weeks
    Matthew H Liang
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 34:465-70. 2015
  2. pmc New developments in osteoarthritis. Prevention of injury-related knee osteoarthritis: opportunities for the primary and secondary prevention of knee osteoarthritis
    Charles R Ratzlaff
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:215. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Pushing the limits of patient-oriented outcome measurements in the search for disease modifying treatments for osteoarthritis
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology, PBB B3, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol Suppl 70:61-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Translating outcomes measurement in experimental therapeutics of systemic rheumatic disease to patient care
    Matthew H Liang
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 32:1-8, vii. 2006
  5. pmc Atherosclerotic vascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:813-9. 2002
  6. pmc Methodologic issues in the validation of putative biomarkers and surrogate endpoints in treatment evaluation for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 9:108-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Translational research: getting the word and the meaning right
    Matthew H Liang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:720-1. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of family characteristics on the recovery of burn injuries in children
    Robert L Sheridan
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, and Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S205-12. 2012
  9. pmc Early life factors and adult-onset rheumatoid arthritis
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:32-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Test performance characteristics of a case-finding psychosocial questionnaire for children with burn injuries and their families
    J Michael Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S221-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint An Internet-based technique for the identification of persons with symptoms of inflammatory polyarthritis of less than 12 weeks
    Matthew H Liang
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 34:465-70. 2015
    ..However, the major barrier may be that seeing a health professional is not a priority for many individuals with early symptoms...
  2. pmc New developments in osteoarthritis. Prevention of injury-related knee osteoarthritis: opportunities for the primary and secondary prevention of knee osteoarthritis
    Charles R Ratzlaff
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:215. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Pushing the limits of patient-oriented outcome measurements in the search for disease modifying treatments for osteoarthritis
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology, PBB B3, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol Suppl 70:61-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Translating outcomes measurement in experimental therapeutics of systemic rheumatic disease to patient care
    Matthew H Liang
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 32:1-8, vii. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Atherosclerotic vascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:813-9. 2002
    ..The study of the best and most effective means to prevent ASVD in SLE and in African Americans with SLE and in African Americans with SLE should be a major priority...
  6. pmc Methodologic issues in the validation of putative biomarkers and surrogate endpoints in treatment evaluation for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 9:108-12. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Translational research: getting the word and the meaning right
    Matthew H Liang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:720-1. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of family characteristics on the recovery of burn injuries in children
    Robert L Sheridan
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, and Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S205-12. 2012
    ..We prospectively examined the relationship between family characteristics and physical and psychosocial recovery from burns...
  9. pmc Early life factors and adult-onset rheumatoid arthritis
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:32-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the association of preterm birth and being breastfed with the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 2 large prospective cohorts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Test performance characteristics of a case-finding psychosocial questionnaire for children with burn injuries and their families
    J Michael Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S221-8. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Prediction of nonspecific side effects in rheumatoid arthritis patients by beliefs about medicines
    Yvonne Nestoriuc
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:791-9. 2010
    ..Proposed predictors were patients' beliefs about medications, objective disease activity, treatment regimen, and psychiatric and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors determining participation in prevention trials among systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a qualitative study
    Karen H Costenbader
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:49-55. 2007
    ..Our goal was to determine factors that patients with SLE consider in deciding about participating in prevention trials, to uncover concerns about SLE trials, and to investigate how study design and purpose affect participation decisions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of early treatment on radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: A meta-analysis
    Axel Finckh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:864-72. 2006
    ..We examined the long-term benefit of early DMARD initiation on radiographic progression in early RA...
  14. ncbi request reprint A pravastatin dose-escalation study in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Karen H Costenbader
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Section of Clinical Sciences, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Rheumatol Int 27:1071-7. 2007
    ..Pravastatin reduced LDL and total cholesterol levels approximately the same degree observed in normal individuals, but the effect appeared blunted in those on modest doses of glucocorticoids and those with higher BMI...
  15. doi request reprint Recovery Curves for Pediatric Burn Survivors: Advances in Patient-Oriented Outcomes
    Lewis E Kazis
    Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Pediatr 170:534-42. 2016
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Barriers to a trial of atherosclerosis prevention in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Karen H Costenbader
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:718-23. 2005
    ..We describe our experience in recruiting and retaining patients with SLE in this trial...
  17. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce low literacy barriers in inflammatory arthritis management
    Rima E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:334-9. 2009
    ..Test the efficacy of educational interventions to reduce literacy barriers and enhance health outcomes among patients with inflammatory arthritis...
  18. pmc Perinatal factors and adult-onset lupus
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1155-61. 2008
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the role of birth weight, being breastfed, and preterm birth on the incidence of SLE in participants in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and the Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII)...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in preventing progressive radiographic joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study
    Axel Finckh
    Robert B Brigham Atthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:54-9. 2006
    ..The 3 strategies were infliximab with concomitant disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), etanercept with concomitant DMARDs, and etanercept alone...
  20. pmc A randomized trial of three psychosocial treatments for the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:222-32. 2010
    ..To assess and compare the benefits of 3 psychosocial treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quantifying Risk Factors for Long-Term Sleep Problems After Burn Injury in Young Adults
    Austin F Lee
    From School of Insurance and Economics, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China Department of Mathematical Sciences, Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Shriners Hospitals for Children, Boston, Massachusetts Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Shriners Hospitals for Children, Sacramento, California University of California at Davis, Los Angeles Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, Texas University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland University of Nebraska, Omaha and Member of Multi Center Benchmarking Study Group are listed in Appendix
    J Burn Care Res . 2015
    ..Further research should be undertaken to understand the components of sleep quality that are important to burn survivors and which ones might be modified and tested in future intervention studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Total hip replacement due to osteoarthritis: the importance of age, obesity, and other modifiable risk factors
    Elizabeth W Karlson
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 114:93-8. 2003
    ..In the Nurses' Health Study, higher body mass index and older age significantly increased the risk of total hip replacement due to osteoarthritis. Part of this risk appeared to be established early in life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cardiac risk factor awareness and management in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Karen H Costenbader
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:983-8. 2004
    ..To assess awareness and management of traditional cardiac risk factors (CRFs) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and physicians...
  24. ncbi request reprint A personality characteristic, somatic absorption, and the perception of somatic symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Ilana M Braun
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:782-9. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that a personality trait, somatic absorption, is correlated with symptom severity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Minimal clinically important difference for 7 measures of fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Ewan C Goligher
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:635-42. 2008
    ..To determine the minimal clinically important difference (MCID) for 7 measures of fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Radiographic joint space width in the fingers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis of less than one year's duration
    Ewan C Goligher
    Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1440-3. 2006
    ..To determine the radiographic joint space width (JSW) in undamaged metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to identify important clinical determinants of JSW...
  27. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of a novel primary prevention program for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses
    Lawren H Daltroy
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:531-42. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates that a theory-based Lyme disease prevention program can increase precautionary behavior and result in a significant reduction in TBI...
  28. pmc SLE - Practical and theoretical barriers to the prevention of accelerated atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Karen H Costenbader
    The Robert B, Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 5:178-9. 2003
    ..Studies from several centers have shown that suboptimal risk factor management and barriers to acceptance of these measures must also be studied further...
  29. doi request reprint Improving participation in clinical trials of novel therapies: going back to basics
    Chan Bum Choi
    Department of Rheumatology, Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, Republic of Korea Department of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Section of Rheumatology, VA Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 40:553-9, ix. 2014
    ..Complicated protocols that increase participant burden, overly restrictive entry criteria, the fear of an SLE flare may also affect enrollment in SLE trials. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint In memoriam: Lawren H. Daltroy, DrPH (December 23, 1948-September 22, 2003)
    Matthew H Liang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:543-5. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Methods for assessment of health outcomes in children with burn injury: the Multi-Center Benchmarking Study
    Lewis E Kazis
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S179-88. 2012
    ..The Multi-Center Benchmarking Study (MCBS) is an innovative program giving a new paradigm for monitoring health outcomes in children and adolescents with burn injuries...
  32. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a psychoeducational intervention to improve outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Elizabeth W Karlson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1832-41. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate in a randomized controlled trial a theory-based intervention to improve patient self-efficacy and partner support to manage SLE...
  33. ncbi request reprint Measuring clinically important changes with patient-oriented questionnaires
    Matthew H Liang
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 40:II45-51. 2002
    ..At the same time, research can illuminate the complex mechanisms responsible...
  34. ncbi request reprint The use of rheumatoid arthritis health-related quality of life patient questionnaires in clinical practice: lessons learned
    Simcha M Russak
    Zynx Health Incorporated, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:574-84. 2003
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Identification of people with very early RA for optimal care: a public health challenge
    Andrew Hwang
    Brown University, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:114-5. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint The importance of patient expectations in predicting functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 29:1273-9. 2002
    ..Multivariate regression models were used to evaluate the impact of expectations on outcomes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ethnic health disparities in arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases: report of a scientific conference
    Joanne M Jordan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7330, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2280-6. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Strategies for primary and secondary prevention of Lyme disease
    Kristin M Corapi
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:20-5. 2007
    ..As many patients with Lyme disease develop arthritis and are referred to rheumatologists it is important that these health-care providers can educate patients about disease-prevention strategies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Timing of total joint replacement affects clinical outcomes among patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee
    Paul R Fortin
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3327-30. 2002
    ..To determine the predictors of outcome in patients with osteoarthritis 2 years after receiving total hip or knee replacement...
  40. ncbi request reprint Finding clinical endpoints and biosurrogates in preclinical knee osteoarthritis
    Paola de Pablo
    J Rheumatol 32:1152-4. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory rheumatic disease and smoking are predictors of aortic inflammation: a controlled study of biopsy specimens obtained at coronary artery surgery
    Ivana Hollan
    Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Lillehammer, Norway
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2072-9. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint The cardiovascular burden of lupus: a complex challenge
    Ami Schattner
    Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 163:1507-10. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint The exercise prescription in rheumatoid arthritis: primum non nocere
    Axel Finckh
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2393-5. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint The Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire: a new method to assess comorbidity for clinical and health services research
    Oliver Sangha
    University of Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 49:156-63. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis: bayes clears the haze
    Axel Finckh
    Ann Intern Med 146:816-7. 2007
  46. pmc Determination of the minimal clinically important difference for seven fatigue measures in rheumatoid arthritis
    Jacques Pouchot
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Division of Rheumatology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:705-13. 2008
    ..To estimate the minimal clinically important difference (MCID) of seven measures of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis...
  47. doi request reprint Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part I
    Charles G Helmick
    CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:15-25. 2008
    ..A companion article (part II) addresses additional conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint The large print giveth and the small print taketh away: preemptive treatment of serologically active, clinically quiet systemic lupus erythematosus
    Matthew H Liang
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3378-80. 2006