Musculoskeletal

Prokopetz JJ, Losina E, Bliss RL, Wright J, Baron JA, Katz JN.  Risk factors for revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012 Dec 15;13:251.

Wright EA, Katz JN, Baron JA, Wright RJ, Malchau H, Mahomed N, Prokopetz JJ, Losina E.  Risk factors for revision of primary total hip replacement: Results from a national case-control study.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Dec;64(12):1879-85. [PMCID: PMC3510659]

Losina E, Weinstein AM, Reichmann WM, Burbine SA, Solomon DH, Daigle ME, Rome BN, Chen SP, Hunter DJ, Suter LG, Jordan JM, Katz JN.  Lifetime risk and age of diagnosis of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in the US.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Bono CM, Harris MB, Warholic N, Katz JN, Carreras E, White A, Schmitz M, Wood KB, Losina E.  Pain Intensity and Patients’ Acceptance of Surgical Complication Risks With Lumbar Fusion.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Katz JN, Chaisson CE, Cole B, Guermazi A, Hunter DJ, Jones M, Levy BA, Mandl LA, Martin S, Marx RG, Safran-Norton C, Roemer FW, Skoniecki D, Solomon DH, Spindler KP, Wright J, Wright RW, Losina E.  The MeTeOR Trial (Meniscal Tear in Osteoarthritis Research): Rationale and design features.  Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Nov;33(6):1189-96. [PMCID: PMC3468667]

Massengale M, Lu B, Pan JJ, Katz JN, Solomon DH.  Adipokine hormones and hand osteoarthritis: radiographic severity and pain.  PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47860. Epub 2012 Oct 26. [PMCID: PMC3482224]

Katz JN, Wright EA, Wright J, Malchau H, Mahomed NN, Stedman M, Baron JA, Losina E.  Twelve-year risk of revision after primary total hip replacement in the u.s. Medicare population.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Oct 17;94(20):1825-32.

Daigle ME, Weinstein AM, Katz JN, Losina E.  The cost-effectiveness of total joint arthroplasty: A systematic review of published literature.  Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Oct;26(5):649-58.

Ravi B, Croxford R, Reichmann WM, Losina E, Katz JN, Hawker GA.  The changing demographics of total joint arthroplasty recipients in the United States and Ontario from 2001 to 2007.  Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Oct;26(5):637-47.

Suri P, Rainville J, Hunter DJ, Li L, Katz JN.  Recurrence of radicular pain or back pain after nonsurgical treatment of symptomatic lumbar disk herniation.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Apr;93(4):690-5.

Suri P, Hunter DJ, Rainville J, Guermazi A, Katz JN.  Quantitative assessment of abdominal aortic calcification and associations with lumbar intervertebral disc height loss: the Framingham Study.  Spine. 2012 Apr;12(4):315-23. [PMCID: PMC3367049]

Massengale M, Reichmann WM, Losina E, Solomon DH, Katz JN.  The relationship between hand osteoarthritis and serum leptin concentration in participants of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.  Arthritis Res Ther. 2012 May 31;14(3):R132. [PMCID: PMC3446514]

Perruccio AV, Losina E, Wright EA, Katz JN.  Aggregate Health Burden and the Risk of Hospitalization in Older Persons Post Hip Replacement Surgery.  J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci.  2012 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Menendez CC, Amick Iii BC, Jenkins M, Caroom C, Robertson M, Gerr F, Moore JS, Harrist RB, Katz JN.  A validation study comparing two self-reported upper extremity symptom surveys with clinical examinations for upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders.  Work. 2012 Jan 1;43:293-302.

Garza JL, Catalano PJ, Katz JN, Huysmans MA, Dennerlein JT.  Developing a framework for predicting upper extremity muscle activities, postures, velocities, and accelerations during computer use: the effect of keyboard use, mouse use, and individual factors on physical exposures.  J Occup Environ Hyg. 2012 Dec;9(12):691-8. [PMCID: PMC3486439]

Katz JN, Wright EA, Wright J, Malchau H, Mahomed NN, Stedman M, Baron JA, Losina E.  Twelve-year risk of revision after primary total hip replacement in the u.s. Medicare population.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Oct 17;94(20):1825-32. [PMCID: PMC3489069]

Katz JN, Martin TL.  Clinical pathways and the commodification of total joint replacement.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Fitzgerald JD, Soohoo NF, Losina E, Katz JN.  The potential impact on patient-hospital travel distance and access to care under a policy of preferential referral to high-volume knee replacement hospitals.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Jun;64(6):890-7.

Lyman S, Oh LS, Reinhardt KR, Mandl LA, Katz JN, Levy BA, Marx RG.  Surgical Decision Making for Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in Patients Aged Over 40 Years.  Arthroscopy. 2012 Apr;28(4):492-501.

Suri P, Rainville J, Hunter DJ, Li L, Katz JN.  Recurrence of radicular pain or back pain after nonsurgical treatment of symptomatic lumbar disk herniation.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Apr;93(4):690-5.

Solomon DH, Iversen MD, Avorn J, Gleeson T, Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Rekedal L, Shrank WH, Lii J, Losina E, Katz JN.  Osteoporosis telephonic intervention to improve medication regimen adherence: a large, pragmatic, randomized controlled trial.  Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 26;172(6):477-83.

Losina E, Wright J, Katz JN.  Clinical trials in orthopaedics research. Part III. Overcoming operational challenges in the design and conduct of randomized clinical trials in orthopaedic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Mar 21;94(6):e35. No abstract available.

Losina E, Katz JN.  Total knee arthroplasty on the rise in younger patients: are we sure that past performance will guarantee future success?  Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Feb;64(2):339-41. [PMCID: PMC3268939]

Losina E, Thornhill TS, Rome BN, Wright J, Katz JN.  The dramatic increase in total knee replacement utilization rates in the United States cannot be fully explained by growth in population size and the obesity epidemic.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Feb 1;94(3):201-7. [PMCID: PMC3262184]

Solomon DH, Ayanian JZ, Yelin E, Shaykevich T, Brookhart MA, Katz JN.  Use of disease-modifying medications for rheumatoid arthritis by race and ethnicity in the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Feb;64(2):184-9. [PMCID: PMC3266957]

Kim JM, Losina E, Bono CM, Schoenfeld AJ, Collins JE, Katz JN, Harris MB.  Clinical outcome of metastatic spinal cord compression treated with surgical excision ±radiation versus radiation therapy alone: A systematic review of literature.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jan 1;37(1):78-84.

Perruccio AV, Katz JN, Losina E.  Health burden in chronic disease: multimorbidity is associated with self-rated health more than medical comorbidity alone.  J Clin Epidemiol. 2012 Jan;65(1):100-6. [PMCID: PMC3217092]

Bliss RL, Katz JN, Wright EA, Losina E.  Estimating proximity to care: are straight line and zipcode centroid distances acceptable proxy measures?  Med Care. 2012 Jan;50(1):99-106. [PMCID: PMC3240808]

 

HIV

Donnell-Fink LA, Arbelaez C, Collins JE, Novais A, Case A, Pisculli ML, Reichmann WM, Katz JN, Losina E, Walensky RP.  Acceptability of Fingerstick vs. Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Testing: Results from the Universal Screening for HIV-infection in the Emergency Room (USHER-Phase II) Randomized Controlled Trial.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Dec 15;61(5):588-92.

Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Giddy J, Chetty S, Ross D, Katz JN, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Bassett IV.  Depressive Symptoms and Their Impact on Health-seeking Behaviors in Newly-diagnosed HIV-infected Patients in Durban, South Africa.  AIDS Behav. 2012 Nov;16(8):2226-35.

Ramirez-Avila L, Nixon K, Noubary F, Giddy J, Losina E, Walensky RP, Bassett IV.  Routine HIV Testing in Adolescents and Young Adults Presenting to an Outpatient Clinic in Durban, South Africa.  PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45507.

Hom JK, Wang B, Chetty S, Giddy J, Mazibuko M, Allen J, Walensky RP, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Bassett IV.  Drug-resistant tuberculosis among HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa.  PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43281.

Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Giddy J, Chetty S, Ross D, Katz JN, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Bassett IV. Depressive Symptoms and Their Impact on Health-seeking Behaviors in Newly-diagnosed HIV-infected Patients in Durban, South Africa.  AIDS Behav. 2012 Mar 27.

Pho MT, Swaminathan S, Kumarasamy N, Losina E, Ponnuraja C, Uhler LM, Scott CA, Mayer KH, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP.  The cost-effectiveness of tuberculosis preventive therapy for HIV-infected individuals in southern India: a trial-based analysis.  PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e36001. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Walensky RP, Park JE, Wood R, Freedberg KA, Scott CA, Bekker LG, Losina E, Mayer KH, Seage GR 3rd, Paltiel AD.  The cost-effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV infection in South African women. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 May;54(10):1504-13. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

Ahonkhai AA, Noubary F, Munro A, Stark R, Wilke M, Freedberg KA, Wood R, Losina E.  Not all are lost: interrupted laboratory monitoring, early death, and loss to follow-up (LTFU) in a large South African treatment program.  PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32993. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

Levison JH, Orrell C, Gallien S, Kuritzkes DR, Fu N, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Wood R.  Virologic failure of protease inhibitor-based second-line antiretroviral therapy without resistance in a large HIV treatment program in South Africa.  PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32144. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

Andrews JR, Lawn SD, Rusu C, Wood R, Noubary F, Bender MA, Horsburgh CR, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP.  The cost-effectiveness of routine tuberculosis screening with Xpert MTB/RIF prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a model-based analysis.  AIDS. 2012 May 15;26(8):987-95

Andrews JR, Noubary F, Walensky RP, Cerda R, Losina E, Horsburgh CR.  Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.  Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Mar;54(6):784-91. Epub 2012 Jan 19. Review.

Naicker DD, Wang B, Losina E, Zupkosky J, Bryan S, Reddy S, Jaggernath M, Mokgoro M, Goulder PJ, Kaufmann DE, Ndung’u T.  Association of IL-10-promoter genetic variants with the rate of CD4 T-cell loss, IL-10 plasma levels, and breadth of cytotoxic T-cell lymphocyte response during chronic HIV-1 infection.  Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 15;54(2):294-302. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Menashe L, Hirko K, Losina E, Kloppenburg M, Zhang W, Li L, Hunter DJ.  The diagnostic performance of MRI in osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Jan;20(1):13-21. Epub 2011 Oct 19. Review.

Bassett IV, Chetty S, Wang B, Mazibuko M, Giddy J, Lu Z, Walensky RP, Freedberg KA, Losina E.  Loss to follow-up and mortality among HIV-infected people co-infected with TB at ART initiation in Durban, South Africa.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Jan 1;59(1):25-30.

Sloan CE, Champenois K, Choisy P, Losina E, Walensky RP, Schackman BR, Ajana F, Melliez H, Paltiel AD, Freedberg KA, Yazdanpanah Y; Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC) investigators. Newer drugs and earlier treatment: impact on lifetime cost of care for HIV-infected adults.  AIDS. 2012 Jan 2;26(1):45-56.

Stedman MR, Lew RA, Losina E, Gagnon DR, Solomon DH, Brookhart MA.  A comparison of statistical approaches for physician-randomized trials with survival outcomes.  Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jan;33(1):104-15. Epub 2011 Sep 6.

Arbelaez C, Wright EA, Losina E, Millen JC, Kimmel S, Dooley M, Reichmann WM, Mikulinsky R, Walensky RP. Emergency provider attitudes and barriers to universal HIV testing in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;42(1):7-14. Epub 2009 Oct 14.

 

Musculoskeletal

Suter LG, Paltiel AD, Rome BN, et al.  Medical device innovation–is “better” good enough?  N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 20;365(16):1464-6.

Solomon DH, Ayanian JZ, Yelin E, et al.  Use of disease-modifying medications for rheumatoid arthritis by race and ethnicity in the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Niu NN, Davis AM, Bogart LM, et al.  Patient disease perceptions and coping strategies for arthritis in a developing nation: a qualitative study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Oct 10;12:228. [PMCID: PMC3208588]

Suri P, Rainville J, Fitzmaurice GM, et al.  Acute low back pain is marked by variability: An internet-based pilot study.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Oct 5;12:220. [PMCID: PMC3198993]

Suri P, Miyakoshi A, Hunter DJ, et al.  Does lumbar spinal degeneration begin with the anterior structures? A study of the observed epidemiology in a community-based population.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Sep 13;12:202. [PMCID: PMC3182965]

Niu NN, Collins JE, Thornhill TS, et al.  Pre-operative status and quality of life following total joint replacement in a developing country: a prospective pilot study.  Open Orthop J. 2011;5:307-14. [Epub 2011 Aug 10] [PMCID: PMC3162285]

Perruccio AV, Katz JN, Losina E.  Health burden in chronic disease: multimorbidity is associated with self-rated health more than medical comorbidity alone.  J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Gossec L, Paternotte S, Bingham CO 3rd, et al; For the OARSI-OMERACT Task Force Total Articular Replacement as Outcome Measure in OA.  OARSI/OMERACT initiative to define states of severity and indication for joint replacement in hip and knee osteoarthritis. An OMERACT 10 Special Interest Group.  J Rheumatol. 2011 Aug;38(8):1765-1769.

Qin J, Trudeau M, Katz JN, et al.  Biomechanical loading on the upper extremity increases from single key tapping to directional tapping.  J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2011 Aug;21(4):587-94.

Iversen MD, Chudasama N, Losina E, Katz JN.  Influence of Self-reported Limb Length Discrepancy on Function and Satisfaction 6 Years After Total Hip Replacement.  J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2011 Jul-Sep;34(3):148-52. [PMCID: PMC3179609]

Sepucha KR, Stacey D, Clay CF, et al.  Decision quality instrument for treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis: a psychometric evaluation.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Jul 5;12:149. [PMCID: PMC3146909]

Chu CR, Beynnon BD, Buckwalter JA, et al.  Closing the gap between bench and bedside research for early arthritis therapies (EARTH): report from the AOSSM/NIH U-13 Post-Joint Injury Osteoarthritis Conference II.  Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jul;39(7):1569-78. [PMCID: PMC3182453]

Kim JM, Losina E, Bono CM, et al.  Clinical outcome of metastatic spinal cord compression treated with surgical excision ±radiation versus radiation therapy alone: A systematic review of literature. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Schoenfeld AJ, Bono CM, Reichmann WM, et al.  Type II odontoid fractures of the cervical spine: Do treatment type and medical co-morbidities affect mortality in elderly patients?  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 15;36(11):879-85.

Katz JN, Wright EA, Baron JA, et al.  Predictive value of Medicare claims data for identifying revision of index hip replacement was modest.  J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 May;64(5):543-6.

Reichmann WM, Maillefert JF, Hunter DJ, et al.  Responsiveness to change and reliability of measurement of radiographic joint space width in osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 May;19(5):550-6. [PMCID: PMC3095747]

Jordan JM, Sowers MF, Messier SP, et al.  Methodologic issues in clinical trials for prevention or risk reduction in osteoarthritis.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 May;19(5):500-8.

Kim SY, Schneeweiss S, Katz JN, et al.  Oral bisphosphonates and risk of subtrochanteric or diaphyseal femur fractures in a population-based cohort.  J Bone Miner Res. 2011 May;26(5):993-1001. [PMCID: PMC3179299]

Katz JN, Lyons N, Wolff LS, et al.  Medical decision-making among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites with chronic back and knee pain: A qualitative study.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Apr 21;12:78. [PMCID: PMC3098215]

Katz JN, Wright JG, Losina E.  Clinical trials in orthopaedics research. Part II. Prioritization for randomized controlled clinical trials.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Apr 6;93:e30. [PMCID: PMC3064001]

Niu NN, Perez MT, Katz JN.  Singing intervention for preoperative hypertension prior to total joint replacement: a case report.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Apr;63(4):630-2. [PMCID: PMC3075493]

Wright JG, Katz JN, Losina E.  Clinical trials in orthopaedics research. Part I. Cultural and practical barriers to randomized trials in orthopaedics.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Mar 2;93:e15. [PMCID: PMC3043780]

Cadarette SM, Solomon DH, Katz JN, et al.  Adherence to osteoporosis drugs and fracture prevention: no evidence of healthy adherer bias in a frail cohort of seniors. Osteoporos Int. 2011 Mar;22(3):943-54.

Katz JN, Wright J, Levy BA, et al.  Departures from community equipoise may lead to incorrect inference in randomized trials.  J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Mar;64(3):280-5. [PMCID: PMC2958234]

Scanzello CR, McKeon B, Swaim BH, et al.  Synovial inflammation in patients undergoing arthroscopic meniscectomy: Molecular characterization and relationship with symptoms.  Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Feb;63(2):391-400.

Losina E, Walensky RP, Reichmann WM, et al.  Impact of obesity and knee osteoarthritis on morbidity and mortality in older Americans.  Ann Intern Med. 2011 Feb 15;154(4):217-26.

Kim SY, Servi A, Polinski et al.  Validation of rheumatoid arthritis diagnoses in health care utilization data.  Arthritis Res Ther.  2011 Feb 23;13(1):R32. [Epub ahead of print]

Reichmann WM, Katz JN, Losina E.  Differences in self-reported health in the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES-III).  PLoS One. 2011 Feb 28;6(2):e17345. [PMCID: PMC3046148]

Gossec L, Paternotte S, Maillefert JF, et al.  The role of pain and functional impairment in the decision to recommend total joint replacement in hip and knee osteoarthritis: an international cross-sectional study of 1909 patients. Report of the OARSI-OMERACT Task Force on total joint replacement. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Feb;19(2):147-154.

Niu NN, Losina E, Martin SD, et al.  Development and preliminary validation of a meniscal symptom index.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Feb;63(2):208-15.

Nwachukwu BU, Okwesili IC, Harris MB, Katz JN.  Traditional bonesetters and contemporary orthopaedic fracture care in a developing nation: historical aspects, contemporary status and future directions.  Open Orthop J. 2011 Jan 7;5:20-6. [PMCID: PMC3027080]

Holt HL, Katz JN, Reichmann WM, et al.  Forecasting the burden of advanced knee osteoarthritis over a 10-year period in a cohort of 60-64 year-old US adults.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Jan;19(1):44-50.  [PMCID: PMC3010490]

Mahomed N, Gandhi R, Daltroy L, Katz JN.  The self-administered patient satisfaction scale for primary hip and knee arthroplasty.  Arthritis. 2011;2011:591253. [Epub 2011 Jan 10] [PMCID: PMC3199955]

Suri P, Rainville J, Katz JN, et al.  The accuracy of the physical examination for the diagnosis of midlumbar and low lumbar nerve root impingement.  Spine. (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jan 1;36(1):63-73. [PMCID: PMC2978791]

 

HIV

Levison JH, Orrell C, Losina E, Lu Z, Freedberg KA, Wood R.  Early outcomes and the virological effect of delayed treatment switching to second-line therapy in an antiretroviral roll-out programme in South Africa.  Antivir Ther. 2011;16(6):853-61.

Walensky RP, Morris BL, Reichmann WM, et al.  Resource Utilization and Cost-Effectiveness of Counselor vs. Provider-Based Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Screening in the Emergency Department.  PLoS ONE. 2011 Oct;6(10):e25575.

Walensky RP, Paltiel AD, Losina E, et al; CEPAC Investigators.  Test and treat DC: forecasting the impact of a comprehensive HIV strategy in Washington DC.  Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Aug 15;51(4):392-400. Erratum in: Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;53(5):502. [PMCID: PMC2906630]

Linas BP, Wang B, Smurzynski M, et al.  The impact of HIV/HCV co-infection on health care utilization and disability: results of the ACTG Longitudinal Linked Randomized Trials (ALLRT) Cohort.  J Viral Hepat. 2011 Jul;18(7):506-12.

Walensky RP, Reichmann WM, Arbelaez C, et al.  Counselor- versus provider-based HIV screening in the emergency department: results from the universal screening for HIV infection in the emergency room (USHER) randomized controlled trial.  Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1 Suppl 1):S126-32.e1-4.

Donnell-Fink L, Reichmann WM, Arbelaez C, et al. Patient satisfaction with rapid HIV testing in the emergency department.  Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1 Suppl 1):S49-52.

Messou E, Kouakou M, Gabillard D, et al.  Medication possession ratio: Predicting and decreasing loss to follow-up in antiretroviral treatment programs in Côte d’Ivoire.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Jul;57 Suppl 1:S34-9. [PMCID: PMC3164962]

Pisculli ML, Reichmann WM, Losina E, et al. Factors Associated with Refusal of Rapid HIV Testing in an Emergency Department.  AIDS Behav. 2011 May;15(4):734-42. [PMCID: PMC3082047]

Lawn SD, Harries AD, Williams BG, et al.  Antiretroviral therapy and the control of HIV-associated tuberculosis. Will ART do it?  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 May;15(5):571-81.

Messou E, Chaix ML, Gabillard D, et al.  Association between medication possession ratio, virologic failure and drug resistance in HIV-1-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy in Côte d’Ivoire.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Apr;56(4):356-64. [PMCID: PMC3050083]

Wright JK, Novitsky V, Brockman MA, et al.  Influence of Gag-protease-mediated replication capacity on disease progression in individuals recently infected with HIV-1 subtype C.  J Virol. 2011 Apr;85(8):3996-4006. [PMCID: PMC3126116]

Wang B, Losina E, Stark R, et al.  Loss to follow-up in a community clinic in South Africa–roles of gender, pregnancy and CD4 count.  S Afr Med J. 2011 Apr;101(4):253-7.

Chu J, Sloan CE, Freedberg KA, Yazdanpanah Y, Losina E.  Drug efficacy by direct and adjusted indirect comparison to placebo: An illustration by mycobacterium avium complex prophylaxis in HIV.  AIDS Res Ther. 2011 Mar 10;8:14. [PMCID: PMC3065397]

Hsu HE, Rydzak CE, Cotich KL, et al; CEPAC Investigators.  Quantifying the risks and benefits of efavirenz use in HIV-infected women of childbearing age in the USA.  HIV Med. 2011 Feb;12(2):97-108. [PMCID: PMC3010302]

Ciaranello AL, Lockman S, Freedberg KA, et al; CEPAC-International and OCTANE Investigators.  First-line antiretroviral therapy after single-dose nevirapine exposure in South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis of the OCTANE trial.  AIDS. 2011 Feb 20;25(4):479-92. [PMCID: PMC3068908]

Bassett IV, Chetty S, Giddy J, et al.  Screening for acute HIV infection in South Africa: finding acute and chronic disease.  HIV Med. 2011 Jan;12(1):46-53. [PMCID: PMC2970678]

Walensky RP, Wood R, Fofana MO, et al; Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications-International Investigators.  The clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of routine, voluntary HIV screening in South Africa.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Jan;56(1):26-35. [PMCID: PMC3005842]

Musculoskeletal

Suri P, Rainville J, Kalichman L, Katz JN.  Does this older adult with lower extremity pain have the clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis?  JAMA. 2010 Dec 15;304(23):2628-36.

Katz JN, Wright EA, Wright J, et al.  Choice of hospital for revision total hip replacement.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec 1;92(17):2829-34. [PMCID: PMC2991067]

Suri P, Hunter DJ, Katz JN, et al.  Bias in the physical examination of patients with lumbar radiculopathy.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Nov 30;11:275. [PMCID: PMC3009628]

Corbett KL, Losina E, Nti AA, et al.  Population-based rates of revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review.  PLoS One. 2010 Oct 20;5(10):e13520. [PMCID: PMC2958142]

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Katz JN, Garshick E.  Association of shoulder pain with the use of mobility devices in persons with chronic spinal cord injury.  PM R. 2010 Oct;2(10):896-900. [PMCID: PMC3078578]

Wright EA, Katz JN, Cisternas MG, et al.  Impact of knee osteoarthritis on health care resource utilization in a US population-based national sample.  Med Care. 2010 Sep;48(9):785-91.

Suri P, Katz JN, Rainville J, et al.  Vascular disease is associated with facet joint osteoarthritis.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Sep;18(9):1127-32. [PMCID: PMC2948048]

Kapoor A, Labonte AJ, Winter MR, et al.  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).  BMC Geriatr. 2010 Sep 17;10(1):63. [PMCID: PMC2949673]

Kapoor A, Chuang W, Radhakrishnan N, et al.  Cost effectiveness of venous thromboembolism pharmacological prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement: a systematic review.  Pharmacoeconomics. 2010 Jul 1;28(7):521-38.

Genevay S, Atlas SJ, Katz JN.  Variation in eligibility criteria from studies of radiculopathy due to a herniated disc and of neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis: A structured literature review.  Spine. (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 1;35(7):803-11. [PMCID: PMC2854829]

Harris MB, Reichmann W, Bono CM, et al.  Mortality in elderly patients after cervical spine fractures.  J Bone Joint Surg (Am). 2010 Mar;92(3):567-74. [PMCID: PMC2827825]

Nwachukwu BU, Kenny AD, Losina E, et al.  Complications for racial and ethnic minority groups after total hip and knee replacement: A review of the literature. J Bone Joint Surg (Am). 2010 Feb;92(2):338-45. [PMCID: PMC2811969]

Husni ME, Losina E, Fossel AH, et al.  Decreasing medical complications for total knee arthroplasty: Effect of critical pathways on outcomes.  BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2010;11:160 [PMCID: PMC2918540]

Solomon DH, Gleeson T, Iversen M, et al.  A blinded randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing to improve adherence with osteoporosis medications: design of the OPTIMA trial.  Osteoporosis Int. 2010 Jan;21(1):137-44. [PMCID: PMC2922963]

Corbett KL, Reichmann WM, Katz JN, et al.  One-day vs two-day epidural analgesia for total knee arthroplasty (TKA): A retrospective cohort study.  Open Orthop J. 2010 Jan 19;4:31-8. [PMCID: PMC2847206]

Simon JB, Schoenfeld AJ, Katz JN, et al.  Are “normal” multidetector computed tomographic scans sufficient to allow collar removal in the trauma patient?  J Trauma. 2010 Jan;68(1):103-8.

Kapoor A, Chuang W, Radhakrishnan N, Smith K, Berlowitz DR, Katz JN, Losina E.  “Cost-Effectiveness of VTE Pharmacological prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement: A systematic review.”  Pharmacoeconomics. 2010;28(7):521-38.

 

HIV

Losina E, Bassett IV, Giddy J, et al.  The “ART” of linkage: pre-treatment loss to care after HIV diagnosis at two PEPFAR sites in Durban, South Africa.  PLoS One. 2010;5(3):e9538. [PMCID: PMC2832018]

Reichmann WM, Losina E, Seage GR, et al.  Does modality of survey administration impact data quality: audio computer assisted self interview (ACASI) versus self-administered pen and paper?  PLoS One. 2010;5(1):e8728. [PMCID: PMC2806918]

Yazdanpanah Y, Wolf LL, Anglaret X, et al; CEPAC-International Investigators.  CD4+ T-cell-guided structured treatment interruptions of antiretroviral therapy in HIV disease: Projecting beyond clinical trials.  Antivir Ther. 2010;15(3):351-61.

Wright JK, Brumme ZL, Carlson JM, et al.  Gag-protease-mediated replication capacity in HIV-1 subtype C chronic infection: Associations with HLA type and clinical parameters.  J Virol. 2010 Oct;84(20):10820-31. [PMCID: PMC2950592]

Pasquet A, Messou E, Gabillard D, et al.  Impact of drug stock-outs on death and retention to care among HIV-infected patients on combination antiretroviral therapy in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.  PLoS One. 2010 Oct 15;5(10):e13414. [PMCID: PMC2955519]

Yazdanpanah Y, Sloan CE, Charlois-Ou C, et al.  Routine HIV screening in France: clinical impact and cost-effectiveness.  PLoS One. 2010 Oct 1;5(10):e13132. [PMCID: PMC2956760]

Bassett IV, Wang B, Chetty S, et al.  Intensive tuberculosis screening for HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa.  Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 1;51(7):823-9.

Sax PE, Sloan CE, Schackman BR, et al; Cepac US And Actg A5164 Investigators.  Early antiretroviral therapy for patients with acute aids-related opportunistic infections: a cost-effectiveness analysis of ACTG A5164.  HIV Clin Trials. 2010 Sep-Oct;11(5):248-59.

Uhler LM, Kumarasamy N, Mayer KH, et al; CEPAC International investigators.  Cost-effectiveness of HIV testing referral strategies among tuberculosis patients in India.  PLoS One. 2010 Sep 16;5(9):e12747. [PMCID: PMC2940842]

Rydzak CE, Cotich KL, Sax PE, et al; CEPAC Investigators.  Assessing the performance of a computer-based policy model of HIV and AIDS.  PLoS One. 2010 Sep 9;5(9):e12647. [PMCID: PMC2936574]

Kimmel AD, Weinstein MC, Anglaret X, et al; CEPAC-International Investigators.  Laboratory monitoring to guide switching antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings: Clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Jul;54(3):258-68. [PMCID: PMC3174771]

Murphy RA, Sunpath H, Lu Z, et al; South Africa Resistance Cohort Study Team.  Outcomes after virologic failure of first-line ART in South Africa.  AIDS. 2010 Apr 24;24(7):1007-12. [PMCID: PMC2902159]

Williams-Roberts H, Chang Y, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP.  Frequent HIV testing among participants of a routine HIV testing program.  Virulence. 2010 Mar-Apr;1(2):68-71. [PMCID: PMC3073178]

Bassett IV, Regan S, Chetty S, et al.  Who starts antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa?… not everyone who should.  AIDS. 2010 Jan;24 Suppl 1:S37-44.

 

Musculoskeletal

Agnew-Blais JC, Coblyn JS, Katz JN, Anderson RJ, Mehta J, Solomon DH. Measuring quality of care for rheumatic diseases using an electronic medical record. Ann Rheum Dis. May 2009;68(5):680-684.PMID18511547.

Barrero LH, Katz JN, Dennerlein JT. Validity of self-reported mechanical demands for occupational epidemiologic research of musculoskeletal disorders. Scand J Work Environ Health. Jul 2009;35(4):245-260. PMID19562235.

Barrero LH, Katz JN, Perry MJ, Krishnan R, Ware JH, Dennerlein JT. Work pattern causes bias in self-reported activity duration: a randomized study of mechanisms and implications for exposure assessment and epidemiology. Occup Environ Med. Jan 2009;66(1):38-44. PMID18805887.

Bhattacharyya T, Freiberg AA, Mehta P, Katz JN, Ferris T. Measuring the report card: the validity of pay-for-performance metrics in orthopaedic surgery. Health Aff (Millwood). Mar-Apr 2009;28(2):526-532.PMID19276012.

Cadarette SM, Katz JN, Brookhart MA, et al. Comparative gastrointestinal safety of weekly oral bisphosphonates. Osteoporos Int. Oct 2009;20(10):1735-1747. PMID19266138.

Cisternas MG, Yelin E, Katz JN, Solomon DH, Wright EA, Losina E. Ambulatory visit utilization in a national, population-based sample of adults with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Dec 15 2009;61(12):1694-1703. PMID19950315.

Donnell-Fink LA, Katz JN, Losina E, Gilchrist J. Letter to the editor. Am J Sports Med. Apr 2009;37(4):e1; author reply e1-2. PMID19336616.

Edwards RR, Haythornthwaite JA, Smith MT, Klick B, Katz JN. Catastrophizing and depressive symptoms as prospective predictors of outcomes following total knee replacement. Pain Res Manag. Jul-Aug 2009;14(4):307-311. PMID19714271.

Gleeson T, Iversen MD, Avorn J, et al. Interventions to improve adherence and persistence with osteoporosis medications: a systematic literature review. Osteoporos Int. Jun 5 2009. PMID19499273.

Gold JE, d’Errico A, Katz JN, Gore R, Punnett L. Specific and non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder syndromes in automobile manufacturing workers. Am J Ind Med. Feb 2009;52(2):124-132. PMID19016265.

Joe Chang CH, Johnson PW, Katz JN, Eisen EA, Dennerlein JT. Typing keystroke duration changed after submaximal isometric finger exercises. Eur J Appl Physiol. Jan 2009;105(1):93-101. PMID18853179.

Katz JN, Martin SD. Meniscus–friend or foe: epidemiologic observations and surgical implications.Arthritis Rheum. Mar 2009;60(3):633-635. PMID19248081.

Katz JN, Wright EA, Baron JA, Losina E. Development and validation of an index of musculoskeletal functional limitations. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2009;10:62. PMID19500390.

Losina E, Walensky RP, Kessler CL, et al. Cost-effectiveness of total knee arthroplasty in the United States: patient risk and hospital volume. Arch Intern Med. Jun 22 2009;169(12):1113-1121; discussion 1121-1112. PMID19546411.

Mahan ST, Katz JN, Kim YJ. To screen or not to screen? A decision analysis of the utility of screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Jul 2009;91(7):1705-1719.PMID19571094.

Mandl LA, Hotchkiss RN, Adler RS, et al. Injectable hyaluronan for the treatment of carpometacarpal osteoarthritis: open label pilot trial. Curr Med Res Opin. Sep 2009;25(9):2103-2108. PMID19601706.

Menendez CC, Amick BC, 3rd, Jenkins M, et al. Upper extremity pain and computer use among engineering graduate students: a replication study. Am J Ind Med. Feb 2009;52(2):113-123.PMID19016258.

Reichmann WM, Katz JN, Kessler CL, Jordan JM, Losina E. Determinants of self-reported health status in a population-based sample of persons with radiographic knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Aug 15 2009;61(8):1046-1053. PMID19644892.

Rudd RE, Blanch DC, Gall V, et al. A randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce low literacy barriers in inflammatory arthritis management. Patient Educ Couns. Jun 2009;75(3):334-339.PMID19345053.

Stedman MR, Gagnon DR, Lew RA, Solomon DH, Losina E, Alan Brookhart M. A SAS macro for a clustered permutation test. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. Jul 2009;95(1):89-94. PMID19321221.

Suter LG, Fraenkel L, Losina E, Katz JN, Gomoll AH, Paltiel AD. Medical decision making in patients with knee pain, meniscal tear, and osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Nov 15 2009;61(11):1531-1538.PMID19877094.

Wasan AD, Jamison RN, Pham L, Tipirneni N, Nedeljkovic SS, Katz JN. Psychopathology predicts the outcome of medial branch blocks with corticosteroid for chronic axial low back or cervical pain: a prospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2009;10:22. PMID19220916.

 

HIV

April MD, Walensky RP, Chang Y, et al. HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Jul 1 2009;51(3):310-316. PMID19582895.

Arbelaez C, Wright EA, Losina E, et al. Emergency Provider Attitudes and Barriers to Universal HIV Testing in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. Oct 13 2009. PMID19828278.

Bassett IV, Wang B, Chetty S, et al. Loss to care and death before antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Jun 1 2009;51(2):135-139. PMID19504725.

Brumme Z, Wang B, Nair K, et al. Impact of select immunologic and virologic biomarkers on CD4 cell count decrease in patients with chronic HIV-1 subtype C infection: results from Sinikithemba Cohort, Durban, South Africa. Clin Infect Dis. Sep 15 2009;49(6):956-964. PMID19663693.

Linas BP, Losina E, Rockwell A, Walensky RP, Cranston K, Freedberg KA. Improving outcomes in state AIDS drug assistance programs. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Aug 15 2009;51(5):513-521. PMID19561518.

Orrell C, Walensky RP, Losina E, Pitt J, Freedberg KA, Wood R. HIV type-1 clade C resistance genotypes in treatment-naive patients and after first virological failure in a large community antiretroviral therapy programme. Antivir Ther. 2009;14(4):523-531. PMID19578237.

Walensky RP, Wolf LL, Wood R, et al. When to start antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings.Ann Intern Med. Aug 4 2009;151(3):157-166. PMID19620143.

Musculoskeletal

Allen LA, Jolicoeur EM, Melloni C, et al. Highlights from American Heart Association, November 4-7, 2007, Orlando, Florida, USA. Late-breaking trials summary.Am Heart J. Apr 2008;155(4):615-623. PMID18371467.

Basilico FC, Sweeney G, Losina E, et al. Risk factors for cardiovascular complications following total joint replacement surgery. Arthritis Rheum. Jul 2008;58(7):1915-1920. PMID18576321.

Blanch DC, Rudd RE, Wright E, Gall V, Katz JN. Predictors of refusal during a multi-step recruitment process for a randomized controlled trial of arthritis education. Patient Educ Couns. Nov 2008;73(2):280-285. PMID18715740.

Cadarette SM, Katz JN, Brookhart MA, et al. Trends in drug prescribing for osteoporosis after hip fracture, 1995-2004. J Rheumatol. Feb 2008;35(2):319-326.PMID18061977.

Cadarette SM, Katz JN, Brookhart MA, Sturmer T, Stedman MR, Solomon DH. Relative effectiveness of osteoporosis drugs for preventing nonvertebral fracture. Ann Intern Med. May 6 2008;148(9):637-646. PMID18458276.

Emrani PS, Katz JN, Kessler CL, et al. Joint space narrowing and Kellgren-Lawrence progression in knee osteoarthritis: an analytic literature synthesis.Osteoarthritis Cartilage. Aug 2008;16(8):873-882. PMID18280757.

Hawker GA, Davis AM, French MR, et al. Development and preliminary psychometric testing of a new OA pain measure–an OARSI/OMERACT initiative.Osteoarthritis Cartilage. Apr 2008;16(4):409-414. PMID18381179.

Jain NB, Losina E, Ward DM, Harris MB, Katz JN. Trends in surgical management of femoral neck fractures in the United States. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Dec 2008;466(12):3116-3122. PMID18648899.

Katz JN. Do wedged insoles improve outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis? Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. Dec 2008;4(12):630-631. PMID18852715.

Katz JN, Bierbaum BE, Losina E. Case mix and outcomes of total knee replacement in orthopaedic specialty hospitals. Med Care. May 2008;46(5):476-480.PMID18438195.

Katz JN, Brick GW, Rudd R. Elective palliative total hip replacement in a patient with lymphoma and advanced lung cancer. Arthritis Rheum. Aug 15 2008;59(8):1194-1196. PMID18668602.

Katz JN, Harris MB. Clinical practice. Lumbar spinal stenosis. N Engl J Med. Feb 21 2008;358(8):818-825. PMID18287604.

Katz JN, Losina E. Cost-effectiveness of spine surgery: the jury is out. Ann Intern Med. Dec 16 2008;149(12):901-903. PMID19075210.

Kocher MS, Dichtel L, Kasser JR, Gebhardt MC, Katz JN. Orthopaedic board certification and physician performance: an analysis of medical malpractice, hospital disciplinary action, and state medical board disciplinary action rates. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). Feb 2008;37(2):73-75. PMID18401481.

Lawrence RC, Felson DT, Helmick CG, et al. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States: Part II. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2008;58(1):26-35. PMID18163497.

Losina E, Katz JN. Ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations: does one size fit all? Arthritis Rheum. Feb 15 2008;59(2):159-161. PMID18240178.

Mandl LA, Burke FD, Shaw Wilgis EF, Lyman S, Katz JN, Chung KC. Could preoperative preferences and expectations influence surgical decision making? Rheumatoid arthritis patients contemplating metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. Jan 2008;121(1):175-180. PMID18176218.

Menendez CC, Amick BC, 3rd, Chang CH, et al. Computer use patterns associated with upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms. J Occup Rehabil. Jun 2008;18(2):166-174. PMID18204927.

Polinski JM, Cadarette SM, Arnold M, et al. High-risk patients’ readiness to undergo BMD testing for osteoporosis diagnosis in Pennsylvania. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2008;29(3):223-240. PMID19720587.

Reichenbach S, Katz JN. Commentary: When East meets West–comments on ‘Back pain as a communicable disease’. Int J Epidemiol. Feb 2008;37(1):74-76.PMID18238825.

Setoguchi S, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, et al. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Am Heart J. Aug 2008;156(2):336-341. PMID18657665.

Setoguchi S, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, et al. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Am Heart J. Aug 2008;156(2):336-341. PMID18657665.

Setoguchi S, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, et al. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Am Heart J. Aug 2008;156(2):336-341. PMID18657665.

Ting G, Schneeweiss S, Scranton R, et al. Development of a health care utilisation data-based index for rheumatoid arthritis severity: a preliminary study.Arthritis Res Ther. 2008;10(4):R95. PMID18717997.

 

HIV

Bassett IV, Giddy J, Wang B, et al. Routine, voluntary HIV testing in Durban, South Africa: correlates of HIV infection. HIV Med. Nov 2008;9(10):863-867.PMID18754802.

Losina E, Figueroa P, Duncan J, et al. HIV morbidity and mortality in Jamaica: analysis of national surveillance data, 1993–2005. Int J Infect Dis. Mar 2008;12(2):132-138. PMID17706448.

Marconi VC, Sunpath H, Lu Z, et al. Prevalence of HIV-1 drug resistance after failure of a first highly active antiretroviral therapy regimen in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Clin Infect Dis. May 15 2008;46(10):1589-1597. PMID18419495.

Ojikutu BO, Zheng H, Walensky RP, et al. Predictors of mortality in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa. S Afr Med J. Mar 2008;98(3):204-208. PMID18350223.

Schackman BR, Scott CA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Sax PE. The cost-effectiveness of HLA-B*5701 genetic screening to guide initial antiretroviral therapy for HIV. AIDS. Oct 1 2008;22(15):2025-2033. PMID18784465.

Walensky RP, Arbelaez C, Reichmann WM, et al. Revising expectations from rapid HIV tests in the emergency department. Ann Intern Med. Aug 5 2008;149(3):153-160. PMID18678842.

Walensky RP, Wood R, Weinstein MC, et al. Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: the impact of speed on survival. J Infect Dis. May 1 2008;197(9):1324-1332. PMID18422445.

Musculoskeletal

Bern M, Deshmukh RV, Nelson R, et al. Low-dose warfarin coupled with lower leg compression is effective prophylaxis against thromboembolic disease after hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. Aug 2007;22(5):644-650. PMID17689770.

Brookhart MA, Avorn J, Katz JN, et al. Gaps in treatment among users of osteoporosis medications: the dynamics of noncompliance. Am J Med. Mar 2007;120(3):251-256. PMID17349448.

Chang CH, Amick BC, 3rd, Menendez CC, et al. Daily computer usage correlated with undergraduate students’ musculoskeletal symptoms. Am J Ind Med. Jun 2007;50(6):481-488. PMID17450542.

Cram P, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Wolf B, Katz JN, Rosenthal GE. A comparison of total hip and knee replacement in specialty and general hospitals. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Aug 2007;89(8):1675-1684. PMID17671004.

Garg A, Gerr F, Katz JN, Marras WS, Silverstein B. Low back pain and the workplace. JAMA. Jul 25 2007;298(4):403-404; author reply 404. PMID17652293.

Gossec L, Hawker G, Davis AM, et al. OMERACT/OARSI initiative to define states of severity and indication for joint replacement in hip and knee osteoarthritis.J Rheumatol. Jun 2007;34(6):1432-1435. PMID17552070.

Jain NB, Katz JN. Re: racial disparities in access to cardiac rehabilitation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. Mar 2007;86(3):247; author reply 247-249. PMID17314711.

Jenkins M, Menendez CC, Amick BC, 3rd, et al. Undergraduate college students’ upper extremity symptoms and functional limitations related to computer use: a replication study. Work. 2007;28(3):231-238. PMID17429149.

Katz JN, Gomoll AH. Advances in arthroscopic surgery: indications and outcomes. Curr Opin Rheumatol. Mar 2007;19(2):106-110. PMID17278923.

Katz JN, Kessler CL, O’Connell A, Levine SA. Professionalism and evolving concepts of quality. J Gen Intern Med. Jan 2007;22(1):137-139. PMID17351854.

Katz JN, Mahomed NN, Baron JA, et al. 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. Arthritis Rheum. Feb 2007;56(2):568-574. PMID17265491.

Losina E, Wright EA, Kessler CL, et al. Neighborhoods matter: use of hospitals with worse outcomes following total knee replacement by patients from vulnerable populations. Arch Intern Med. Jan 22 2007;167(2):182-187. PMID17242320.

Lubbeke A, Katz JN, Perneger TV, Hoffmeyer P. Primary and revision hip arthroplasty: 5-year outcomes and influence of age and comorbidity. J Rheumatol. Feb 2007;34(2):394-400. PMID17143967.

Menendez CC, Amick BC, 3rd, Jenkins M, et al. A multi-method study evaluating computing-related risk factors among college students. Work.2007;28(4):287-297. PMID17522450.

Meredith DS, Katz JN. Procedure volume as a quality measure for total joint replacement. Clin Exp Rheumatol. Nov-Dec 2007;25(6 Suppl 47):37-43.PMID18021505.

Miner AL, Losina E, Katz JN, Fossel AH, Platt R. Deep infection after total knee replacement: impact of laminar airflow systems and body exhaust suits in the modern operating room. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. Feb 2007;28(2):222-226. PMID17265409.

Rainville J, Kim RS, Katz JN. A review of 1985 Volvo Award winner in clinical science: objective assessment of spine function following industrial injury: a prospective study with comparison group and 1-year follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Aug 15 2007;32(18):2031-2034. PMID17700453.

Rooks DS, Gautam S, Romeling M, et al. Group exercise, education, and combination self-management in women with fibromyalgia: a randomized trial. Arch Intern Med. Nov 12 2007;167(20):2192-2200. PMID17998491.

Schmajuk G, Schneeweiss S, Katz JN, et al. Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal. Arthritis Rheum.Aug 15 2007;57(6):928-934. PMID17665462.

Schneeweiss S, Setoguchi S, Weinblatt ME, et al. Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Jun 2007;56(6):1754-1764. PMID17530704.

Shervin N, Rubash HE, Katz JN. Orthopaedic procedure volume and patient outcomes: a systematic literature review. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Apr 2007;457:35-41.PMID17415062.

Solomon DH, Katz JN, Carrino JA, Levin R, Brookhart MA. Percutaneous vertebroplasty among low income Medicare beneficiaries. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Dec 1 2007;32(25):2910-2914. PMID18246017.

Solomon DH, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, et al. Osteoporosis improvement: a large-scale randomized controlled trial of patient and primary care physician education. J Bone Miner Res. Nov 2007;22(11):1808-1815. PMID17645403.

Tullar J, Amick BC, 3rd, Robertson MM, et al. Direct observation of computer workplace risk factors of college students. Work. 2007;28(1):77-83.PMID17264422.

 

HIV

Bassett IV, Giddy J, Nkera J, et al. Routine voluntary HIV testing in Durban, South Africa: the experience from an outpatient department. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Oct 1 2007;46(2):181-186. PMID17667332.

Deuffic-Burban S, Losina E, Wang B, et al. Estimates of opportunistic infection incidence or death within specific CD4 strata in HIV-infected patients in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: impact of alternative methods of CD4 count modelling. Eur J Epidemiol. 2007;22(10):737-744. PMID17828437.

Freedberg KA, Kumarasamy N, Losina E, et al. Clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in India: starting criteria and second-line therapy. AIDS. Jul 2007;21 Suppl 4:S117-128. PMID17620747.

Holmes CB, Wood R, Maartens G, Freedberg KA, Losina E. Response to “CD4 cell count natural history and informative censoring in sub-Saharan Africa”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Apr 1 2007;44(4):491. PMID17353721.

Losina E, Yazdanpanah Y, Deuffic-Burban S, et al. The independent effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on severe opportunistic disease incidence and mortality in HIV-infected adults in Cote d’Ivoire. Antivir Ther. 2007;12(4):543-551. PMID17668563.

McCormick AW, Walensky RP, Lipsitch M, et al. The effect of antiretroviral therapy on secondary transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men. Clin Infect Dis. Apr 15 2007;44(8):1115-1122. PMID17366461.

Schackman BR, Scott CA, Sax PE, et al. Potential risks and benefits of HIV treatment simplification: a simulation model of a proposed clinical trial. Clin Infect Dis. Oct 15 2007;45(8):1062-1070. PMID17879926.

Walensky RP, Weinstein MC, Yazdanpanah Y, et al. HIV drug resistance surveillance for prioritizing treatment in resource-limited settings. AIDS. May 11 2007;21(8):973-982. PMID17457091.

Wolf LL, Ricketts P, Freedberg KA, et al. The cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for treating HIV disease in the Caribbean. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.Dec 1 2007;46(4):463-471. PMID18077836.

Yazdanpanah Y, Vray M, Meynard J, et al. The long-term benefits of genotypic resistance testing in patients with extensive prior antiretroviral therapy: a model-based approach. HIV Med. Oct 2007;8(7):439-450. PMID17760736.

Musculoskeletal

Barrett J, Baron JA, Losina E, Wright J, Mahomed NN, Katz JN. Bilateral total knee replacement: staging and pulmonary embolism. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Oct 2006;88(10):2146-2151. PMID17015590.

Bern MM, Bierbaum BE, Katz JN, Losina E. Autologous blood donation and subsequent blood use in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. Transfus Med.Oct 2006;16(5):313-319. PMID16999753.

de Pablo P, Losina E, Mahomed N, et al. Extent of followup care after elective total hip replacement. J Rheumatol. Jun 2006;33(6):1159-1166. PMID16755665.

Finckh A, de Pablo P, Katz JN, et al. Performance of an automated computer-based scoring method to assess joint space narrowing in rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal study. Arthritis Rheum. May 2006;54(5):1444-1450. PMID16645974.

Gold JE, Punnett L, Katz JN. Pressure pain thresholds and musculoskeletal morbidity in automobile manufacturing workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. Feb 2006;79(2):128-134. PMID16228220.

Hawker GA, Katz JN, Solomon DH. The patient’s perspective on the recall of Vioxx. J Rheumatol. Jun 2006;33(6):1082-1088. PMID16755654.

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Guller U, Pietrobon R, Katz JN. Trends in the epidemiology of total shoulder arthroplasty in the United States from 1990-2000. Arthritis Rheum. Aug 15 2006;55(4):591-597. PMID16874781.

Katz JN. Lumbar disc disorders and low-back pain: socioeconomic factors and consequences. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Apr 2006;88 Suppl 2:21-24. PMID16595438.

Katz JN. Total joint replacement in osteoarthritis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. Feb 2006;20(1):145-153. PMID16483913.

Katz JN, Meredith DS, Lang P, et al. Associations among preoperative MRI features and functional status following arthroscopic partial meniscectomy.Osteoarthritis Cartilage. May 2006;14(5):418-422. PMID16413210.

Kwon B, Katz JN, Kim DH, Jenis LG. A review of the 2001 Volvo Award winner in clinical studies: lumbar fusion versus nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain: a multicenter randomized controlled trial from the Swedish lumbar spine study group. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Jan 15 2006;31(2):245-249.PMID16418648.

Losina E, Kessler CL, Wright EA, et al. Geographic diversity of low-volume hospitals in total knee replacement: implications for regionalization policies. Med Care. Jul 2006;44(7):637-645. PMID16799358.

Mandl LA, Hotchkiss RN, Adler RS, Ariola LA, Katz JN. Can the carpometacarpal joint be injected accurately in the office setting? Implications for therapy. J Rheumatol. Jun 2006;33(6):1137-1139. PMID16755661.

Moshirfar A, Jenis LG, Spector LR, et al. Computed tomography evaluation of superior-segment facet-joint violation after pedicle instrumentation of the lumbar spine with a midline surgical approach. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Oct 15 2006;31(22):2624-2629. PMID17047555.

Rooks DS, Huang J, Bierbaum BE, et al. Effect of preoperative exercise on measures of functional status in men and women undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasty. Arthritis Rheum. Oct 15 2006;55(5):700-708. PMID17013852.

Sato M, Schneeweiss S, Scranton R, et al. The validity of a rheumatoid arthritis medical records-based index of severity compared with the DAS28. Arthritis Res Ther. 2006;8(3):R57. PMID16542499.

Solomon DH, Avorn J, Katz JN, et al. Immunosuppressive medications and hospitalization for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Arthritis Rheum. Dec 2006;54(12):3790-3798. PMID17136752.

Solomon DH, Chibnik LB, Losina E, et al. Development of a preliminary index that predicts adverse events after total knee replacement. Arthritis Rheum. May 2006;54(5):1536-1542. PMID16645987.

Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Polinski JM, et al. A randomized controlled trial of mailed osteoporosis education to older adults. Osteoporos Int. 2006;17(5):760-767. PMID16432644.

Solomon DH, Goodson NJ, Katz JN, et al. Patterns of cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. Dec 2006;65(12):1608-1612. PMID16793844.

Solomon DH, Katz JN, Cabral D, Patrick AR, Bukowski JF, Coblyn JS. Osteoporosis management in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Evidence for improvement. Arthritis Rheum. Dec 15 2006;55(6):873-877. PMID17139663.

Tuli SK, Yerby SA, Katz JN. Methodological approaches to developing criteria for improvement in lumbar spinal stenosis surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). May 15 2006;31(11):1276-1280. PMID16688044.

 

HIV

Freedberg KA, Hirschhorn LR, Schackman BR, et al. Cost-effectiveness of an intervention to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Dec 1 2006;43 Suppl 1:S113-118. PMID17133193.

Goldie SJ, Yazdanpanah Y, Losina E, et al. Cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment in resource-poor settings–the case of Cote d’Ivoire. N Engl J Med. Sep 14 2006;355(11):1141-1153. PMID16971720.

Holmes CB, Wood R, Badri M, et al. CD4 decline and incidence of opportunistic infections in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for prophylaxis and treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Aug 1 2006;42(4):464-469. PMID16810113.

Kimmel AD, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Goldie SJ. Diagnostic tests in HIV management: a review of clinical and laboratory strategies to monitor HIV-infected individuals in developing countries. Bull World Health Organ. Jul 2006;84(7):581-588. PMID16878233.

Liddicoat RV, Losina E, Kang M, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP. Refusing HIV testing in an urgent care setting: results from the “Think HIV” program. AIDS Patient Care STDS. Feb 2006;20(2):84-92. PMID16475889.

Linas BP, Zheng H, Losina E, et al. Optimizing resource allocation in United States AIDS drug assistance programs. Clin Infect Dis. Nov 15 2006;43(10):1357-1364. PMID17051505.

Linas BP, Zheng H, Losina E, Walensky RP, Freedberg KA. Assessing the impact of federal HIV prevention spending on HIV testing and awareness. Am J Public Health. Jun 2006;96(6):1038-1043. PMID16670217.

Schackman BR, Gebo KA, Walensky RP, et al. The lifetime cost of current human immunodeficiency virus care in the United States. Med Care. Nov 2006;44(11):990-997. PMID17063130.

Walensky RP, Paltiel AD, Losina E, et al. The survival benefits of AIDS treatment in the United States. J Infect Dis. Jul 1 2006;194(1):11-19. PMID16741877.

Wertheimer BZ, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Yazdanapah Y, Losina E. Therapeutic drug monitoring in HIV treatment: a literature review. HIV Clin Trials. Mar-Apr 2006;7(2):59-69. PMID16798621.