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See detailMeta-analysis of the effects of inhaled corticosteroids on bone in asthmatic and COPD patients
Richy, Florent; Bousquet, Jean; Devogelaer, Jean-Pierre et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2002, September), 46(number 9 (suppl.)), 464

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See detailClinical severity of knee osteoarthritis poorly predicts long-term radiographic outcomes
Bruyère, Olivier ULiege; Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Lejeune, Eric ULiege et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2002, September), 46(number 9 (suppl.)), 153

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See detailBaseline measurement of urine pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline is correlated with 3-year hip osteoarthritis progression
Bruyère, Olivier ULiege; COLLETTE, Julien ULiege; Lejeune, Eric ULiege et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2002, September), 46(number 9 (suppl.)), 149

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See detailThe effect of health related quality of life on reported use of health care resources in patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal analysis.
Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Kahler, Kristijan H; Kong, Sheldon X et al

in Journal of Rheumatology (2002), 29(6), 1147-55

OBJECTIVE: In today's cost conscious environment, health services researchers are consistently trying to find ways to predict future health care resource utilization (HCRU) and its associated costs. We ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVE: In today's cost conscious environment, health services researchers are consistently trying to find ways to predict future health care resource utilization (HCRU) and its associated costs. We evaluated the impact of health related quality of life (HRQL) on future HCRU in patients with arthritis. METHODS: A total of 642 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and 395 patients with osteoarthritis (OA) completed at least 2 and as many as 6 consecutive surveys at 6 mo intervals. Information collected included demographics, HRQL questionnaires [Medical Outcome Study Short Form 36 (SF-36), Western Ontario McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), and the Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ)], and HCRU over the previous 6 months. Longitudinal data analysis was perfomed to assess the effect of HRQL on future HCRU. RESULTS: Statistically significant associations between HCRU and HRQL variables were noted. Higher rates of HCRU were found in those in the worst quarter compared with those in the best quarter of HRQL. With the HAQ, OA and RA patients in the worst quarter reported a 199% (p < 0.05) and 48% (p < 0.05) increase in rheumatologist visits, respectively. With the WOMAC Function, increases were as high as 196% (p < 0.05) in rheumatologist visits for patients with OA. Patients with RA with a high level of HRQL as measured by the SF-36 (physical component score) reported a decrease of 31% (p < 0.01) in general practitioner visits and a decrease of 52% (p < 0.01) in hospitalization (mental component score). CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that HRQL may be used to predict future health care consumption. Such an approach may lead to a more efficient allocation of resources by providing useful information to health care providers and health care decision makers. [less ▲]

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See detailImportance of social companionship in the determination of health-related quality of life in hip and knee osteoarthrits
Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Van Parijs, P.; Delhalle, S. et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2001), 44(Suppl.1), 183

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See detailImportance of social companionship in the determination of health-related quality of life in hip and knee osteoarthrits
Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Van Parijs, P.; Delhalle, S. et al

in Clinical Rheumatology (2001), 5(Suppl.1), 413

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See detailRadiographic severity of knee osteoarthrits is highly correlated with future progression of the disease
Bruyère, Olivier ULiege; Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Rovati, Lucio C et al

in Clinical Rheumatology (2001), 5(Suppl.1), 412

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See detailRadiographic severity of knee osteoarthrits is highly correlated with future progression of the disease
Bruyère, Olivier ULiege; Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Rovati, Lucio C et al

in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2001), 9(Suppl.B), 44-45

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See detailImportance of social companionship in the determination of health-related quality of life in hip and knee osteoarthrits
Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Van Parijs, P.; Delhalle, S. et al

in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2001), 9(Suppl.B), 19-20

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See detailLa chondroprotection aujourd’hui
Reginster, Jean-Yves ULiege; Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Dang Vu, T

in Rhumatologie (2000), 52(8), 13-16

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See detailThe simple calculates osteoporosis risk estimation (score) tool is more useful to reduce densitometry costs than for selecting patient with high risk of osteoporosis
Ben Sedrine, Wafa ULiege; Goemaere, S; Depresseux, G et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2000), 43(S1), 809

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See detailAre health-related quality of life scores useful in predicting the use of the health care services ? Exploration in patients with osteoarthritis
Ethgen, Olivier ULiege; Khaler, KH; Kong, SX et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2000), 43(S1), 582

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See detailValidation of the critera proposed by the Belgian social security institute for reimbursement of bone mineral density : a study in a sample of 4727 ambulatory subjects
Ben Sedrine, Wafa ULiege; Goemaere, S; Depresseux, G et al

in Arthritis and Rheumatism (2000), 43(S1), 453

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