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Orthopaedic outcomes research

Injuries to the anterolateral ligament are observed more frequently compared to lesions to the deep iliotibial tract (Kaplan fibers) in anterior cruciate ligamant deficient knees using magnetic resonance imaging.
Runer A, Dammerer D, Kranewitter C, Giesinger JM, Henninger B, Hirschmann MT, Liebensteiner MC.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Mar 26.doi: 10.1007/s00167-021-06535-6. Online ahead of print

Break Reaction Time after Conservatively Treated Ligament Ruptures of the Ankle.
Jeske HC, Hirnsperger C, Perwanger F,  Dammerer D, Giesinger J, Schlumberger M, Liebensteiner M.
Injury. 2021 Aug;52(8):2463-2468.doi:10.1016/j.injury.2021.02.061. Epub 2021 Mar 2

Higher body mass index is associated with larger postoperative improvement in patient-reported outcomes following total knee arthroplasty.
Giesinger K, Giesinger JM, Hamilton DF, Rechensteiner J,  Ladurner A.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2021 Jul 24;22(1):635.doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04512-1.

Minimal important differences for the WOMAC osteoarthritis index and the Forgotten Joint Score-12 in total knee arthroplasty patients.
Holtz N, Hamilton DF, Giesinger JM, Jost B, Giesinger K.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Jun 23;21(1):401.

MRI visibility of the anterolateral ligament and the deep structures of the iliotibial tract.
Liebensteiner M, Runer A, Kranewitter C, Nachtigal P, Giesinger J, Dammerer D, Henninger B.
J Exp Orthop. 2020 May 6;7(1):25.

Unicondylar vs. total knee arthroplasty in medial osteoarthritis: a retrospective analysis of registry data and functional outcome.
Liebensteiner M, Köglberger P, Ruzicka A, Giesinger JM, Oberaigner W, Krismer M.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2020 Feb 25.

Single-item satisfaction scores mask large variations in pain, function and joint awareness in patients following total joint arthroplasty.
Loth FL, Giesinger JM, Giesinger K, Howie CR, Hamilton DF.
Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Differences in case mix and outcomes between Swiss and Scottish total knee arthroplasty patients.
Giesinger JM, Giesinger K, Federico B, Howie CD, Hamilton DF.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Jul 2.

Does preoperative deformity diminish radiographic outcome after hallux valgus correction with scarf osteotomy?: A retrospective study of 102 cases.
Kaufmann G, Giesinger JM, Hofer P, Braito M, Biedermann R, Dammerer D.
Foot Ankle Surg. 2019 May 27. pii: S1268-7731(18)30338-2.

Normative Values for the Forgotten Joint Score-12 for the US General Population.
Giesinger JM, Behrend H, Hamilton DF, Kuster MS, Giesinger K.
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Dec 16.

The anterolateral ligament and the deep structures of the iliotibial tract: MRI visibility in the paediatric patient.
Liebensteiner MC, Henninger B, Kittl C, Attal R, Giesinger JM, Kranewitter C.
Injury. 2018 Oct 29. pii: S0020-1383(18)30645-4.

Loss of Correction After Chevron Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus as a Function of Preoperative Deformity.
Kaufmann G, Sinz S, Giesinger JM, Braito M, Biedermann R, Dammerer D.
Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Oct 31.

Results of universal ultrasound screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Biedermann R, Riccabona J, Giesinger JM, Brunner A, Liebensteiner M, Wansch J, Dammerer D, Nogler M.
Bone Joint J. 2018 Oct;100-B(10):1399-1404.

Temporary postoperative treatment with compartment-unloading knee braces or wedge insoles does not improve clinical outcome after partial meniscectomy.
Dammerer D, Fischer F, Mayr R, Giesinger J, El Attal R, Liebensteiner MC.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Aug 22.

Treatment Success Following Joint Arthroplasty: Defining Thresholds for the Oxford Hip and Knee Scores.
Hamilton DF, Loth FL, MacDonald DJ, Giesinger K, Patton JT, Simpson AH, Howie CR, Giesinger JM.
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Mar 30.

Patient-reported outcome metrics following total knee arthroplasty are influenced differently by patients‘ body mass index.
Giesinger JM, Loth FL, MacDonald DJ, Giesinger K, Patton JT, Simpson AHRW, Howie CR, Hamilton DF.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Feb 7

Validation of the German version of the Kujala score in patients with patellofemoral instability: a prospective multi-centre study.
Dammerer D, Liebensteiner MC, Kujala UM, Emmanuel K, Kopf S, Dirisamer F, Giesinger JM.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2018 Jan 25.

What makes patients aware of their artificial knee joint?
Loth FL, Liebensteiner MC, Giesinger JM, Giesinger K, Bliem HR, Holzner B.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Jan 8;19(1):5

Validating the forgotten joint score-12 in patients after ACL reconstruction.
Behrend H, Giesinger K, Zdravkovic V, Giesinger JM.
Knee. 2017 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Impact of Comorbidities on Outcome After Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Loth FL, Giesinger JM, Giesinger K, MacDonald DJ, Simpson AHRW, Howie CR, Hamilton DF.
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

 

PROs in oncological clinical routine

How should we assess patient-reported outcomes in the onco-hematology clinic?
Cannella L, Efficace F, Giesinger J.
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2018 Sep 18.

Quality of Life in Patients with Metastatic Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Receiving Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy: Information from a Monitoring Program in Clinical Routine.
Martini C, Buxbaum S, Rodrigues M, Nilica B, Scarpa L, Holzner B, Virgolini I, Gamper EM.
J Nucl Med. 2018 Oct;59(10):1566-1573

Cancer patients‘ wish for psychological support during outpatient radiation therapy: Findings from a psychooncological monitoring program in clinical routine.
Riedl D, Gastl R, Gamper E, Arnold CR, Dejaco D, Schoellmann F, Rumpold G.
Strahlenther Onkol. 2018 Mar 12.

Following patient pathways to psycho-oncological treatment: identification of treatment needs by clinical staff and electronic screening.
Loth FL, Meraner V, Holzner B, Singer S, Virgolini I, Gamper EM.
Psychooncology. 2018 Feb 20.

Improvement of quality of life and psychological distress after inpatient cancer rehabilitation : Results of a longitudinal observational study.
Riedl D, Giesinger JM, Wintner LM, Loth FL, Rumpold G, Greil R, Nickels A, Licht T, Holzner B.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2017 Sep 15.

Evaluation of Noncompletion Bias and Long-Term Adherence in a 10-Year Patient-Reported Outcome Monitoring Program in Clinical Routine.
Gamper EM, Nerich V, Sztankay M, Martini C, Giesinger JM, Scarpa L, Buxbaum S, Jeller M, Holzner B, Virgolini I.
Value Health. 2017 Apr;20(4):610-617

 

PRO instrument development in oncology

 

Minimally important differences for the EORTC QLQ-C30 in prostate cancer clinical trials.
Gamper EM, Musoro JZ, Coens C, Stelmes JJ, Falato C, Groenvold M, Velikova G, Cocks K, Flechtner HH, King MT, Bottomley A , EORTC Genito-Urinary Tract Cancer Group and Quality of Life Groups.
BMC Cancer. 2021 Oct 7;21(1):1083. doi: 10.1186/s12885-021-08609-7.

Do patients consider computer-adaptive measures more appropriate than static questionnaires?
Gamper EM, Martini C, Petersen MA, Virgolini I, Holzner B, Giesinger JM.
J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2019 Jan 29;3(1):7.

The EORTC module for quality of life in patients with thyroid cancer: phase III.
Singer S, Jordan S, Locati LD, Pinto M, Tomaszewska IM, Araújo C, Hammerlid E, Vidhubala E, Husson O, Kiyota N, Brannan C, Salem D, Gamper EM, Arraras JI, Ioannidis G, Andry G, Inhestern J, Grégoire V, Licitra L; EORTC Quality of Life Group, the EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Group, and the EORTC Endocrine Task Force.
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2017 Apr;24(4):197-207.

 

Reviews with PROs

Impact of Blinding on Patient-Reported Outcome Differences between Treatment Arms in Cancer Randomized Controlled Trials.
Efficace F, Cella D, Aaronson NK, Calvert M, Cottone F, Di Maio M, Perrone F, Sparano F, Gamper EM, Vignetti M, Giesinger JM. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Sep 11:djab177. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djab177. Online ahead of print.

Past and Current Practice of Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement in Randomized Cancer Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review
Johannes M Giesinger, Fabio Efficace, Neil Aaronson, Melanie Calvert, Derek Kyte, Francesco Cottone, David Cella, Eva-Maria Gamper
Value Health. 2021 Apr;24(4):585-591.doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2020.11.004.

Evaluating cost-effectiveness in the management of neuroendocrine neoplasms.
White BE, Mujica-Mota R, Snowsill T, Gamper EM, Srirajaskanthan R, Ramage JK
Rev Endocrine Metabl Disord.2020 Nov 6. doi: 10.1007/s11154-020-09608-y

Health-related quality of life in neuroendocrine neoplasms: a critical review.
White BE, Druce MR, Grozinsky-Glasberg S, Srirajaskanthan R, Gamper EM, Gray D, Mujica-Mota R, Ramage JK. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2020 May 1:ERC-20-0066.R1.

Global differences in the treatment of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: a comprehensive review.
Braito M, Wolf S, Dammerer D, Giesinger J, Wansch J, Biedermann R.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2020 Mar 14. doi: 10.1007/s00402-020-03392-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Lebensqualität und psychische Belastung bei Hodentumorpatienten.
[Quality of Life and psychological burden in patients with testicular cancer].
Sztankay M, Giesinger JM, Holzner B
Der Onkologe. Ausgabe 2/2017

Editorials and letters

It is merely subjective opinion that patient-reported outcome measures are not objective tools.
Hamilton DF, Giesinger JM, Giesinger K.
Bone Joint Res. 2017 Dec;6(12):665-666.

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