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Long-term adverse effects and healthcare burden of rectal cancer radiotherapy: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
MORTON, A.J., RASHID, A., SHIM, J.S.C., WEST, J., HUMES, D.J. and GRAINGE, M.J. 2022. Long-term adverse effects and healthcare burden of rectal cancer radiotherapy: systematic review and meta-analysis. ANZ journal of surgery [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.18059

Background: As rectal cancer survival increases, more patients survive with potentially severe, long-term gastrointestinal and genitourinary complications from radiotherapy. The burden of these complications for patients and healthcare services is un... Read More about Long-term adverse effects and healthcare burden of rectal cancer radiotherapy: systematic review and meta-analysis..

Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2022. Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.155

The aim of this research was to quantify the comparative effectiveness of treatment classes used for the management of the most common tendinopathies. The project studied network meta-analyses comparing combinations of exercise, non-exercise, and non... Read More about Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis..

The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.134

The purpose of this study was to investigate potential moderating effects of resistance exercise dose components including intensity, volume and frequency, for the management of common tendinopathies. The research was undertaken through a systematic... Read More about The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy. (2022)
Working Paper
SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.123

Outcomes measuring patient rating of overall condition, including patient satisfaction, are associated with improved general health and higher quality of life. However, this outcome domain is under-explored in the management of tendinopathy. The purp... Read More about Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy..

Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a scoping review mapping interventions and outcomes. (2021)
Working Paper
ALEXANDER, L., SHIM, J., HARRISON, I., MOSS, R., GREIG, L., PAVLOVA, A., PARKINSON, E., MACLEAN, C., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., BROWN, V. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a scoping review mapping interventions and outcomes. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.90

The aim of this research was to comprehensively map exercise interventions and outcomes across all tendinopathies. The study took the form of a scoping review. Eligibility criteria (PCC) included: 1) participants - any age or gender, with any tendino... Read More about Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a scoping review mapping interventions and outcomes..

Patients follow three distinct outcome trajectories following total knee arthroplasty. (2021)
Journal Article
HAMILTON, D.F., SHIM, J., HOWIE, C.R. and MACFARLANE, G.J. 2021. Patients follow three distinct outcome trajectories following total knee arthroplasty. Bone and joint journal [online], 103-B(6), pages 1096-1102. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.103b6.BJJ-2020-1821.R1

Aims: Although total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a highly successful procedure, about 20% of patients remain dissatisfied postoperatively. This proportion is derived from dichotomous models of the assessment of surgical success or failure, which may n... Read More about Patients follow three distinct outcome trajectories following total knee arthroplasty..

Which treatments are most effective for common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Which treatments are most effective for common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/mx5pv

This is a preprint for a protocol. The purpose of the study described by the protocol was to compare the effectiveness of different treatment classes across a range of tendinopathies and outcomes, to better establish a treatment hierarchy. Where suff... Read More about Which treatments are most effective for common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol..

Empirically derived guidelines for interpreting the effectiveness of exercise therapy for tendinopathies: a protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Empirically derived guidelines for interpreting the effectiveness of exercise therapy for tendinopathies: a protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/y7sk6

This is a preprint for a protocol. The aim of the study described by the protocol was to perform a large synthesis of the available research investigating exercise therapy for tendinopathies, creating empirically derived thresholds to benchmark inter... Read More about Empirically derived guidelines for interpreting the effectiveness of exercise therapy for tendinopathies: a protocol..

The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/an3j6

This is a preprint for a protocol. The purpose of the study described by the protocol was to investigate the effect of resistance exercise dose across multiple common tendinopathies (rotator cuff, lateral elbow, patellar or Achilles), where the frequ... Read More about The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol..

Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/eyxgk

This is a preprint for a protocol. The study described by the protocol aimed to use network structures to compare exercise treatments and treatment classes in attempts to identify a treatment hierarchy. Additionally, the large amount of data synthesi... Read More about Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol..

Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
ON, J., SHIM, J., MACKAY, C., MURRAY, G., SAMUEL, L., PARNABY, C. and RAMSAY, G. 2021. Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival. [Dataset]. Colorectal disease [online], 23(6), pages 1326-1333. Available from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/action/downloadSupplement?doi=10.1111%2Fcodi.15512&file=codi15512-sup-0001-Supinfo.docx

Neoadjuvant treatment (NaT) for locally advanced rectal cancer prior to surgery has led to improved outcomes. However, the relationship between pathological response to NaT and survival is not entirely clear. The aim of this study was to assess the d... Read More about Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival. [Dataset].

Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival. (2021)
Journal Article
ON, J., SHIM, J., MACKAY, C., MURRAY, G., SAMUEL, L., PARNABY, C. and RAMSAY, G. 2021. Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival. Colorectal disease [online], 23(6), pages 1326-1333. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/codi.15512

Aim: Neoadjuvant treatment (NaT) for locally advanced rectal cancer prior to surgery has led to improved outcomes. However, the relationship between pathological response to NaT and survival is not entirely clear. The aim of this study was to assess... Read More about Pathological response post neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer is an independent predictor of survival..

The prevalence of fibromyalgia in axial spondyloarthritis. (2020)
Journal Article
JONES, G.T., MALLAWAARACHCHI, B., SHIM, J., LOCK, J. and MACFARLANE, G.J. 2020. The prevalance of fibromyalgia in axial spondyloarthritis. Rheumatology international [online], 40(10), pages 1581-1591. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-020-04621-5

Comorbid fibromyalgia, in axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) has been shown to influence disease activity and function, and quality of life. Although several papers exist, there is no comprehensive and robust systematic review to determine the prevalenc... Read More about The prevalence of fibromyalgia in axial spondyloarthritis..

Outcomes and treatment responses, including work productivity, among people with axial spondyloarthritis living in urban and rural areas: a mixed-methods study within a national register. (2020)
Journal Article
HOLLICK, R.J., STELFOX, K., DEAN, L.E., SHIM, J., WALKER-BONE, K. and MACFARLANE, G.J. 2020. Outcomes and treatment responses, including work productivity, among people with axial spondyloarthritis living in urban and rural areas: a mixed-methods study within a national register. Annals of the rheumatic diseases [online], 79(8), pages 1055-1062. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-216988

Objective: To examine differences in clinical and patient-reported outcomes, including work, in individuals with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) living in rural and urban settings. Methods: Using a sequential, explanatory mixed-method design, data fr... Read More about Outcomes and treatment responses, including work productivity, among people with axial spondyloarthritis living in urban and rural areas: a mixed-methods study within a national register..

Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis. [Dataset] (2020)
Dataset
SHIM, J., DEAN, L.E., KARABAYAS, M., JONES, G.T., MACFARLANE, G.J. and BASU, N. 2020. Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis. [Dataset]. Rheumatology [online], 59(11), pages 3408-3414. Available from: https://academic.oup.com/rheumatology/article/59/11/3408/5825444#209624591

Effective management of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA)-related fatigue is a major unmet clinical need. Anti-TNF therapy may reduce fatigue levels, although any effect has yet to be definitively quantified and predictors of any such improvements are... Read More about Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis. [Dataset].

Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
SHIM, J., DEAN, L.E., KARABAYAS, M., JONES, G.T., MACFARLANE, G.J. and BASU, N. 2020. Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis. Rheumatology [online], 59(11), pages 3408-3414. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa132

Objectives: Effective management of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA)-related fatigue is a major unmet clinical need. Anti-TNF therapy may reduce fatigue levels, although any effect has yet to be definitively quantified and predictors of any such impro... Read More about Quantifying and predicting the effect of anti-TNF therapy on axSpA-related fatigue: results from the BSRBR-AS registry and meta-analysis..

Introducing mobile fracture prevention services with DXA in Northern Scotland: a comparative study of three rural communities. (2020)
Journal Article
HOLLICK, R.J., MCKEE, L., SHIM, J., RAMSAY, N., GERRING, S., REID, D.M. and BLACK, A.J. 2020. Introducing mobile fracture prevention services with DXA in northern Scotland: a comparative study of three rural communities. Osteoporosis international [online], 31(7), pages 1305-1314. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-020-05316-0

Summary: Mobile fracture prevention services, with DXA, significantly improved access to care for those at high risk of fracture living in rural areas. Introduction of mobile services facilitated access to fracture liaison services and development of... Read More about Introducing mobile fracture prevention services with DXA in Northern Scotland: a comparative study of three rural communities..

Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. (2019)
Journal Article
SHIM, J. and HAMILTON, D.F. 2019. Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. Bone and joint journal [online], 101-B(7), pages 832-837. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.101B7.BJJ-2018-1543.R1

Aims: Responsiveness to clinically important change is a key feature of any outcome measure. Throughout Europe, health-related quality of life following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is routinely measured with EuroQol five-dimension (EQ-5D) questionn... Read More about Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty..

Systematic review and meta-analysis on outcomes of salvage therapy in patients with tumour recurrence during ‘watch and wait’ in rectal cancer. (2019)
Journal Article
ON, J., SHIM, J. and ALY, E.H. 2019. Systematic review and meta-analysis on outcomes of salvage therapy in patients with tumour recurrence during ‘watch and wait’ in rectal cancer. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England [online], 101(7), pages 441-452. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2019.0018

Introduction: The ‘watch and wait’ approach has recently emerged as an alternative approach for managing patients with complete clinical response in rectal cancer. However, less is understood whether the intervention is associated with a favourable o... Read More about Systematic review and meta-analysis on outcomes of salvage therapy in patients with tumour recurrence during ‘watch and wait’ in rectal cancer..

Identifying persons with axial spondyloarthritis at risk of poor work outcome: results from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register. (2018)
Journal Article
MACFARLANE, G.J., SHIM, J., JONES, G.T., WALKER-BONE, K., PATHAN, E. and DEAN, L.E. 2019. Identifying persons with axial spondyloarthritis at risk of poor work outcome: results from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register. Journal of rheumatology [online], 46(2), pages 145-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.180477

Objective: First, to test the hypothesis that, among working patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), those who report issues with reduced productivity at work (presenteeism) are at higher risk of work absence (absenteeism), and patients who re... Read More about Identifying persons with axial spondyloarthritis at risk of poor work outcome: results from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register..