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Dr Fraser Birrell
Clinical and cost-effectiveness of bracing in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis management: protocol for a multicentre, primary care, randomised, parallel-group, superiority trial2021
Tania Jones
Mohammed Esa
SR Gokul Krishnan
Professor Mark Pearce
Professor David Young
et al.
Osteoporosis, fracture, osteoarthritis & sarcopenia: A systematic review of circulating microRNA association2021
Matthew Li
Dr Ken Baker
Tania Jones
Dr Fraser Birrell
Safety and Tolerability of Subcutaneous Methotrexate in Routine Clinical Practice2021
Dr Fraser Birrell
Cost-Effectiveness of Combination Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Versus Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors in Active Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pragmatic, Randomized, Multicenter Trial2020
Dr Karen Hind
Dr Louise Hayes
Dr Laura Basterfield
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Objectively-measured sedentary time, habitual physical activity and bone strength in adults aged 62 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study2020
Dr Fraser Birrell
Pain trajectory defines knee osteoarthritis subgroups: a prospective observational study2020
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Stephen Tuck
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Karen Hind
et al.
Obesity, bone density relative to body weight and prevalent vertebral fracture at age 62 years: the Newcastle thousand families study2019
Dr Fraser Birrell
Dr Silvia Del Din
Dr Susan Lord
Professor John Mathers
Developing a toolkit for the assessment and monitoring of musculoskeletal ageing2018
Dr Fraser Birrell
Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of Hand Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial2018
Dr Fraser Birrell
Corrigendum to "Hydroxychloroquine in hand OA; results of the UK HERO trial" [Osteoarthr Cartil 25 (2017) S3-S4]2017
Dr Karen Hind
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Fraser Birrell
Total and Visceral Adiposity Are Associated With Prevalent Vertebral Fracture in Women but Not Men at Age 62 Years: The Newcastle Thousand Families Study2017
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Fraser Birrell
Can we predict patterns of radiographic osteoarthritis in the population?2016
Dr Fraser Birrell
Diagnosis and management of polymyalgia rheumatica2016
Dr Fraser Birrell
Harmonising data collection from osteoarthritis studies to enable stratification: Recommendations on core data collection from an Arthritis Research UK clinical studies group2016
Dr Rachel Duncan
Dr Andrew Kingston
Professor Bloss Stephan
Dr Fraser Birrell
Emeritus Professor Thomas Kirkwood
et al.
Influence of Joint Pain on the Incidence and Progression of Disability in the Very Old: The Newcastle 85+ Study2016
Dr Fraser Birrell
Paracetamol: not as safe as we thought? A systematic literature review of observational studies2016
Dr Fraser Birrell
The effect of vitamin D supplementation on knee osteoarthritis, the VIDEO study: a randomised controlled trial2016
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr Fraser Birrell
The OA Trial Bank: meta-analysis of individual patient data from knee and hip osteoarthritis trials show that patients with severe pain exhibit greater benefit from intra-articular glucocorticoids2016
Dr Fraser Birrell
Impact and therapy of osteoarthritis: the Arthritis Care OA Nation 2012 survey2015
Dr Rachel Duncan
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Emerita Professor Carol Jagger
Dr Andrew Kingston
Dr Joanna Collerton
et al.
Magnitude of fragility fracture risk in the very old – are we meeting their needs? The Newcastle 85+ Study2015
Dr Rachel Duncan
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Emerita Professor Carol Jagger
Dr Andrew Kingston
Dr Joanna Collerton
et al.
Magnitude of fragility fracture risk in the very old-are we meeting their needs? The Newcastle 85+Study2015
Dr Fraser Birrell
Pain reduction with oral methotrexate in knee osteoarthritis, a pragmatic phase iii trial of treatment effectiveness (PROMOTE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial2015
Dr Fraser Birrell
Dr Elspeth Wise
Recommendations for the conduct of efficacy trials of treatment devices for osteoarthritis: A report from a working group of the arthritis research UK osteoarthritis and crystal diseases clinical studies group2015
Dr David Walker
Dr Clive Kelly
Dr Fraser Birrell
Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors versus combination intensive therapy with conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in established rheumatoid arthritis: TACIT non-inferiority randomised controlled trial2015
Steffan Bos
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Andrew McCaskie
Michael Reed
Professor John Loughlin
et al.
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies novel variants associated with osteoarthritis of the hip2014
Dr Ajay Abraham
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Kay Mann
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Population prevalence of ultrasound features of osteoarthritis in the hand, knee and hip at age 63 years: the Newcastle thousand families birth cohort2014
Dr Karen Hind
Dr Fraser Birrell
Prevalent Morphometric Vertebral Fractures in Professional Male Rugby Players2014
Dr Fraser Birrell
Similar problem in the activities of daily living but different experience: A qualitative analysis in six rheumatic conditions and eight European countries2014
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr Fraser Birrell
The OA trial bank: meta-analysis of individual patient data show that patients with severe pain or with inflammatory signs detected by ultrasound especially benefit from intra-articular glucocorticoids for knee or hip OA2014
Dr Karen Hind
Dr Fraser Birrell
Vertebral Deformities Consistent With Fracture In Professional Male Rugby Players2014
Dr Gavin Hudson
Dr Ian Wilson
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Andrew McCaskie
Professor John Loughlin
et al.
No evidence of an association between mitochondrial DNA variants and osteoarthritis in 7393 cases and 5122 controls2013
Dr Ajay Abraham
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Kay Mann
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Breast is best. Lifecourse influences on the development of knee osteophytes: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study2012
Dr Emma Raine
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Andrew McCaskie
Professor John Loughlin
Identification of new susceptibility loci for osteoarthritis (arcOGEN): a genome-wide association study2012
Dr Ajay Abraham
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Kay Mann
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Lifecourse predictors of ultrasound features of hip osteoarthritis: the newcastle thousand families study2012
Dr Ajay Abraham
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Kay Mann
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Ultrasound features of osteophytes and cartilage thickness at the knee are associated with pain and functional impairment: the Newcastle thousand families study2012
Dr Ajay Abraham
Dr Kay Mann
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Ultrasound features of osteophytes and cartilage thickness at the knee are associated with pain and functional impairment: The newcastle thousand families study2012
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr David Kane
Michael Reed
Professor John Isaacs
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Efficacy of a single ultrasound-guided injection for the treatment of hip osteoarthritis2011
Michalis Nicolaou
Dr David Walker
Dr Fraser Birrell
e-learning is widely used by musculoskeletal professionals (especially academics and trainees) and arthritis research UK provides some of the best resources: Results from a national electronic survey2011
Dr Ajay Abraham
Dr Kay Mann
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Exclusive Breast Feeding in Infancy Has a Protective Effect on Development of Knee Osteophytes: The Newcastle Thousand Families Study2011
Dr Rachel Duncan
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Joanna Collerton
karen Davies
Emerita Professor Carol Jagger
et al.
Prevalence of arthritis and joint pain in the oldest old - Findings from the Newcastle 85+ Study2011
Dr Rachel Duncan
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Joanna Collerton
karen Davies
Emerita Professor Carol Jagger
et al.
Prevalence of arthritis and joint pain in the oldest old: findings from the Newcastle 85+ Study2011
Dr Ajay Abraham
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
Prevalence of ultrasound-defined hand, knee and hip osteoarthritis at age 63: Isolated hand and osteoarthritis is common and may predict knee and hip involvement2011
Dr Ajay Abraham
Dr Iain Goff
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Reliability and validity of ultrasound imaging of features of knee osteoarthritis in the community2011
Dr Ben Thompson
Dr Philip Platt
Dr Fraser Birrell
Improving the reliability of DAS28 measurement: Using musculoskeletal ultrasound to facilitate training2010
Dr Ajay Abraham
Dr Iain Goff
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Inter-rate reliability and validity of ultrasound imaging for features of osteoarthritis in the knee in the community2010
Elizabeth Lingard
Sheryl Mitchell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
David Rawlings
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
The prevalence of osteoporosis in patients with severe hip and knee osteoarthritis awaiting joint arthroplasty2010
Dr Fraser Birrell
British Society for Rheumatology and British Health Professionals in Rheumatology guideline for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (after the first 2 years)2009
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr David Kane
Michael Reed
Professor John Isaacs
Dr Fraser Birrell
et al.
Musculoskeletal ultrasound predicts predicts response to corticosteroid injection in moderate-severe hip osteoarthritis2009
Dr Fraser Birrell
Patient perspective of hand osteoarthritis in relation to concepts covered by instruments measuring functioning: A qualitative European multicentre study2009
Dr Fraser Birrell
The age of osteoarthritis2009
Dr Fraser Birrell
A view on the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis from the shoulders of giants2008
Dr Mahmad Atchia
Dr David Kane
Professor John Isaacs
Dr Fraser Birrell
Efficacy of a single ultrasound guided injection in hip osteoarthritis2008
Dr Fraser Birrell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Physical activity and vitamin D2008
Dr Fraser Birrell
The development of a preliminary ultrasonographic scoring system for features of hand osteoarthritis2008
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr Fraser Birrell
A modular, flexible training strategy to achieve competence in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in patients with hip osteoarthritis2007
Dr Lesley Ottewell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
David Rawlings
Dr Fraser Birrell
How can we assess osteoporosis in the very elderly? A validation study of heel DXA2007
Dr Fraser Birrell
Dr Lesley Ottewell
David Rawlings
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Prevalence of vertebral deformity in the very elderly using lateral vertebral assessment2007
Emeritus Professor Tim Cawston
Dr Fraser Birrell
Research in hand osteoarthritis: Time for reappraisal and demand for new strategies. An opinion paper2007
Dr Ismael Atchia
Dr David Walker
Dr Fraser Birrell
An ECG for ambulatory activity? The validity of numact [Mark III]2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
British Society for Rheumatology and British Health Professionals in Rheumatology guideline for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (the first two years)2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
Evidence-based clinical guidelines: A new system to better determine true strength of recommendation2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
Evidence-based clinical guidelines: a new system to better determine true strength of recommendation2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement2006
Elizabeth Lingard
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Andrew McCaskie
Relevance of bone density measurements including the forearm in patients awaiting joint replacement for hip and knee osteoarthritis2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
Teaching old dogs new tricks: Long term change of joint injection practice in primary care2006
Dr Fraser Birrell
An original splinting technique: Bespoke neoprene splints with thermoplastic support2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Association between pain in the hip region and radiographic changes of osteoarthritis: Results from a population-based study2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Defining hip pain for population studies2005
Dr Stephen Tuck
Professor Mark Pearce
David Rawlings
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Louise Parker
et al.
Differences in bone mineral density and geometry in men and women: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study at 50 years old2005
Wei Zhang
Dr Fraser Birrell
Christopher McCarthy
Dr Steven O'Reilly
Evidence-based recommendations for the role of exercise in the management of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee - The MOVE concensus2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Is it time for more rheumatologists to embrace osteoarthritis?2005
Professor Mark Pearce
Dr Fraser Birrell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
David Rawlings
Dr Stephen Tuck
et al.
Lifecourse study of bone health at age 49-51 years: The Newcastle thousand families cohort study2005
Dr Matthew Grove
Dr Fraser Birrell
Meeting ARMA's standards of care for inflammatory arthritis: A model rheumatology resource centre2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Louise Parker
Self-report overestimates true height loss: Implications for diagnosis of osteoporosis2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Louise Parker
Self-reported overestimates true height loss: implications for cross-sectional studies and the clinic2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Dr David Kane
Validation of modular training in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in patients with hip osteoarthritis2005
Dr Fraser Birrell
Patterns of joint pain: Lessons from epidemiology2004
Dr Fraser Birrell
Professor Mark Pearce
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Louise Parker
Self report overestimates true height loss: Results from the Newcastle Thousand Families study2004
Dr Fraser Birrell
Elizabeth Lingard
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Andrew McCaskie
The prevalence and distribution of osteoporosis in patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis (OA): Evidence for OA mitigating local bone loss2004
Dr Fraser Birrell
Elizabeth Lingard
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Andrew McCaskie
The prevalence and distribution of osteoporosis in patients with end-stage hip osteoporosis (OA): Evidence for OA mitigating local bone loss2004
Elizabeth Lingard
Dr Fraser Birrell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Andrew McCaskie
The prevalence and distribution of osteoporosis in patients with end-stage knee osteoarthritis (OA): More evidence for OA mitigating local bone loss2004
Elizabeth Lingard
Dr Fraser Birrell
Emeritus Professor Roger Francis
Professor Andrew McCaskie
The prevalence and distribution of osteoporosis in patients with end-stage knee osteoporosis (OA): More evidence for OA mitigating local bone loss2004
Dr Fraser Birrell
Hip pain onset in relation to cumulative workplace and leisure time mechanical load: a population based case-control study2003
Dr Fraser Birrell
Predictors of Hip Joint Replacement in New Attenders in Primary Care2003
Dr Fraser Birrell
The Syndrome of Symptomatic Adult Acetabular Dysplasia (SAAD Syndrome)2003
Dr Fraser Birrell
Clinical Courses: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly2001
Dr Fraser Birrell
Predicting Radiographic Hip Osteoarthritis from Range of Movement2001
Dr Fraser Birrell
Health impact of pain in the hip region with and without radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis: A study of new attenders to primary care2000
Dr Fraser Birrell
Radiographic Change is Common in New Presenters in Primary Care2000
Dr Fraser Birrell
Projecting the Need for Hip Replacement Over the Next Three Decades: Influence of Changing Demography and Threshold for Surgery1999