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Practicing the Art of Medicine in a Changing World.

G Cunnane,

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2020, 113(6):99]

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Benefits of exercise in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled trial of a patient-specific exercise programme.

Maha Azeez, Ciara Clancy, Tom O'Dwyer, Conor Lahiff, Fiona Wilson, Gaye Cunnane,

BACKGROUND:Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) tend to be more overweight, take less physical exercise, exhibit decreased cardiorespiratory fitness and demonstrate reduced muscle strength compared with age- and sex-matched controls. Impaired cognitive function in RA is an important associated factor, although it has been less well-recognized. The aim of this study ... Read more >>

Clin. Rheumatol. (Clinical rheumatology)
[2020, 39(6):1783-1792]

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High prevalence of abnormalities on chest radiography in rheumatoid arthritis.

Michael R Goggins, Richard Conway, Laura J Durcan, Ciaran Johnston, Gaye Cunnane,

INTRODUCTION:Chest radiography (CXR) is commonly performed in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), particularly for the diagnosis of pulmonary disease. However, other structures are visible on CXR, abnormalities of which may contribute to morbidity and early mortality. This study was undertaken to evaluate the extent of CXR abnormalities in RA patients. METHODS:Consecutive out-patients ... Read more >>

Clin Rheumatol (Clinical rheumatology)
[2019, 38(12):3375-3380]

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An Association between MicroRNA-21 Expression and Vitamin D Deficiency in Coronary Artery Disease.

Barry J Sheane, Paul Smyth, Kenneth Scott, Raschid Aziz, Mella Buckley, Emer Lodge, Niamh Kiely, Mary Kingston, Eilis McGovern, Martin Healy, J B Walsh, Orla Sheils, Gaye Cunnane,

BACKGROUND:Atherosclerosis-related cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis (OP) occur concurrently and may share a common pathogenesis. Aberrant expression of miR-21 and vitamin D deficiency have been independently linked to the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and OP. OBJECTIVES:To examine the relationship between miR-21 expression and vitamin D in aorta and bone in atherosclerotic disease. ... Read more >>

Microrna (MicroRNA (Shariqah, United Arab Emirates))
[2015, 4(1):57-63]

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The association of cytokines with disease activity and damage scores in systemic lupus erythematosus patients.

Eoghan M McCarthy, Siobhán Smith, Ruth Z Lee, Gaye Cunnane, Michele F Doran, Suzanne Donnelly, Donough Howard, Paul O'Connell, Grainne Kearns, Joan Ní Gabhann, Caroline A Jefferies,

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore the role of cytokines in the pathogenesis of SLE in a genetically homogeneous Caucasian SLE patient population. METHODS: Serum levels of the following cytokines were determined by ELISA in SLE patients (diagnosed as per ACR diagnostic criteria): IL-1β, IL-10, IL-12p70 and ... Read more >>

Rheumatology (Oxford) (Rheumatology (Oxford, England))
[2014, 53(9):1586-1594]

Cited: 25 times

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The effect of exercise on sleep and fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled study.

Laura Durcan, Fiona Wilson, Gaye Cunnane,

Sleep disturbance and chronic fatigue are common in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and contribute to disability, symptomatology, and healthcare use. It has long been recognized in other populations that exercise can improve sleep and diminish fatigue. The effect of exercise on sleep quality and fatigue in RA has not been evaluated.Ours ... Read more >>

J. Rheumatol. (The Journal of rheumatology)
[2014, 41(10):1966-1973]

Cited: 28 times

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The impact of hepatitis screening on diagnosis and treatment in rheumatoid arthritis.

Richard Conway, Michele F Doran, Finbar D O'Shea, Brendan Crowley, Gaye Cunnane,

Identification of patients with exposure to viral hepatitis is an important part of the care of patients with inflammatory arthritis. This study was conducted to assess the extent of hepatitis B and C screening, and the prevalence of viral hepatitis in a cohort of patients with established rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ... Read more >>

Clin. Rheumatol. (Clinical rheumatology)
[2014, 33(12):1823-1827]

Cited: 7 times

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A benign tumor as the apparent trigger for myopathy.

Laura Durcan, Noreen Gleeson, Susan McKiernan, Gaye Cunnane,

J Clin Rheumatol (Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases)
[2014, 20(2):115-117]

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Estrogen receptor α regulates tripartite motif-containing protein 21 expression, contributing to dysregulated cytokine production in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Siobhán Smith, Joan Ní Gabhann, Eoghan McCarthy, Barbara Coffey, Rebecca Mahony, Jennifer C Byrne, Kevin Stacey, Elizabeth Ball, Aubrey Bell, Gaye Cunnane, Michele F Doran, Eamonn S Molloy, Ruth Z Lee, Brian Harvey, Grainne Kearns, Caroline A Jefferies,

To examine the role of 17β-estradiol in the regulation of the autoantigen tripartite motif-containing protein 21 (TRIM-21) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).Monocytes isolated from healthy control subjects and patients with SLE were stimulated with 17β-estradiol and/or the estrogen receptor α (ERα) antagonist methyl-piperidino-pyrazole dihydrochloride. TRIM-21, ERα, and CREMα ... Read more >>

Arthritis Rheumatol (Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.))
[2014, 66(1):163-172]

Cited: 7 times

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Anti-Ro 52 positive dermatomyositis presenting as rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease.

Richard Conway, Rory O'Donnell, Ruairi Fahy, Michele F Doran, Gaye Cunnane, Finbar D O'Shea,

QJM (QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians)
[2014, 107(7):593-594]

Cited: 1 time

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Benefits of pre-referral preparation for rheumatology clinics.

C L Murphy, B Sheane, I Durcan, F D O'Shea, M Doran, G Cunnane,

Appropriate allocation of rheumatology clinic appointments depends on the information contained in referral letters. Such letters were analysed for the presence of pertinent information and a scoring system was devised to assess the quality of enclosed data. In a smaller cohort, relevant basic tests were carried out prior to the ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2013, 106(9):275-277]

Cited: 3 times

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Safety of joint and soft tissue injections in patients on warfarin anticoagulation.

Richard Conway, Finbar D O'Shea, Gaye Cunnane, Michele F Doran,

Performance of joint and soft tissue injections in patients receiving anticoagulation is subject to different protocols, some of which suggest continuing treatment within the therapeutic range, while others recommend stopping the treatment prior to procedures. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of two approaches to the ... Read more >>

Clin. Rheumatol. (Clinical rheumatology)
[2013, 32(12):1811-1814]

Cited: 8 times

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Elevated B lymphocyte stimulator levels are associated with increased damage in an Irish systemic lupus erythematosus cohort.

Eoghan M McCarthy, Ruth Z Lee, Joan Ní Gabhann, Siobhán Smith, Gaye Cunnane, Michele F Doran, Donough Howard, Paul O'Connell, Grainne Kearns, Caroline A Jefferies,

OBJECTIVE: The overall aim of this study is to identify clinical and serological features that are associated with B lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS) elevation in a homogeneous Caucasian SLE population and thereby identify patients who are most likely to benefit from BLyS blockade. METHODS: Patients with SLE (as per ACR criteria) ... Read more >>

Rheumatology (Oxford) (Rheumatology (Oxford, England))
[2013, 52(7):1279-1284]

Cited: 17 times

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Extra-cranial giant cell arteritis: early and late consequences.

Eoghan M McCarthy, Terence Boyle, Cian Muldoon, Gaye Cunnane,

Int J Rheum Dis (International journal of rheumatic diseases)
[2013, 16(2):230-232]

Cited: 1 time

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Increased body mass index in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with greater burden of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise.

Laura Durcan, Fiona Wilson, Richard Conway, Gaye Cunnane, Finbar D O'Shea,

OBJECTIVE: Increased body mass index (BMI) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is associated with a greater burden of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise. In AS, the effect of obesity on disease characteristics and exercise perceptions is unknown. We evaluated the prevalence of obesity in AS, ... Read more >>

J. Rheumatol. (The Journal of rheumatology)
[2012, 39(12):2310-2314]

Cited: 24 times

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Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination and varicella status in inflammatory arthritis patients.

E M McCarthy, E de Barra, C Bergin, G Cunnane, M Doran,

Patients with inflammatory arthritis are at increased risk of vaccine preventable infections. This risk is increased by immunomodulatory therapies. Vaccination for influenza and pneumococcal disease reduces the risk. Severe cases of varicella infection have occurred in patients on biologic therapies. We sought to identify vaccination rates for commonly acquired infections ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2011, 104(7):208-211]

Cited: 8 times

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Attitudes towards exercise in patients with chronic disease: the influence of comorbid factors on motivation and ability to exercise.

Claire-Louise Murphy, Barry J Sheane, Gaye Cunnane,

BACKGROUND: Exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. It has a well defined role in maintaining health in chronic illness. This study was undertaken to determine attitudes towards exercise in patients admitted to hospital with medical illnesses. METHODS: A questionnaire on attitudes to and extent of exercise was ... Read more >>

Postgrad Med J (Postgraduate medical journal)
[2011, 87(1024):96-100]

Cited: 8 times

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Acute presentation of arthritis mutilans.

Leann Bell, Claire-Louise Murphy, Bairbre Wynne, Gaye Cunnane,

J Rheumatol (The Journal of rheumatology)
[2011, 38(1):174-175]

Cited: 3 times

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Infrapatellar bursitis: an occupational legacy.

Eoghan M McCarthy, Claire-Louise Murphy, Michele F Doran, Gaye Cunnane,

J Clin Rheumatol (Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases)
[2011, 17(1):49-50]

Cited: 1 time

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Localized osteoporosis and its consequences.

Claire-Louise Murphy, Eoghan M McCarthy, Tan Boon Loong, Michele Doran, Gaye Cunnane,

J Clin Rheumatol (Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases)
[2010, 16(1):51]

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Treatment of relapsing polychondritis in the era of biological agents.

Eoghan M McCarthy, Gaye Cunnane,

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare disorder, often requiring high doses of immunosuppressive therapy to control its potentially life-threatening consequences. The advent of biological agents has added to the armamentarium available to treat RP, but the lack of controlled trials, along with the small numbers of patients and disease heterogeneity ... Read more >>

Rheumatol. Int. (Rheumatology international)
[2010, 30(6):827-828]

Cited: 5 times

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Giant iliopsoas bursitis: a complication of chronic arthritis.

Claire-Louise Murphy, James F M Meaney, Haider Rana, Eoghan M McCarthy, Donough Howard, Gaye Cunnane,

Iliopsoas bursitis is a poorly recognized cause of hip pain that requires early recognition to avoid potentially serious complications caused by compression of adjacent structures. It can occur in the setting of trauma in athletes or those who engage in heavy labor and is also associated with acute or chronic ... Read more >>

J Clin Rheumatol (Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases)
[2010, 16(2):83-85]

Cited: 7 times

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Importance of full evaluation in patients who complain of neck pain.

N L Ambrose, G Cunnane,

Although neck pain is common in patients with chronic rheumatic disorders, any change in the quality or severity of pain should be further investigated.We report two patients who recently presented with increasing neck pain on a background of chronic inflammatory arthritis.Both patients were found to have suffered fractures of the ... Read more >>

Ir J Med Sci (Irish journal of medical science)
[2009, 178(2):209-210]

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Targeted ultrasound of the fifth metatarsophalangeal joint in an early inflammatory arthritis cohort.

Barry J Sheane, Peter Beddy, Michelle O'Connor, Stanley Miller, Gaye Cunnane,

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether targeted ultrasonographic (US) imaging of the fifth metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, compared with radiographs, could aid in the early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by identifying erosions sooner in early inflammatory arthritis. Radiographic erosion in RA is a late indication of poor prognosis. The earlier detection of ... Read more >>

Arthritis Rheum. (Arthritis and rheumatism)
[2009, 61(7):1004-1008]

Cited: 22 times

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A classical presentation of Paget disease of bone.

Barry J Sheane, Holly Delaney, Michele F Doran, Gaye Cunnane,

J Clin Rheumatol (Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases)
[2008, 14(6):373]

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