Organization profile

Organisation profile

The evidence synthesis group at the Musculoskeletal Research Unit conducts work to improve healthcare for people living with musculoskeletal conditions. Much of our work is focused on improving patients’ outcomes after hip and knee replacement, particularly for patients who experience adverse events or outcomes such as joint infection or chronic pain. We use evidence synthesis in a range of ways, including to investigate the epidemiology and risk factors for adverse events after orthopedic surgery, further our understanding of surgical innovation, evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of treatments, and inform the design of interventions for evaluation in clinical trials. Methodological expertise in our group includes systematic reviews, meta-analysis, analysis of individual patient data, and network-meta-analysis.  

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    A potential case for the routine assessment of cardiorespiratory fitness level in clinical practice: Fitness and hospitalization

    Laukkanen, J. A. & Kunutsor, S. K., 27 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Cardiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial (Academic Journal)

  • Association Between Estimated Pulse Wave Velocity and the Risk of Cardiovascular Outcomes in Men

    Jae, S. Y., Heffernan, K., Park, J., Kurl, S., Kunutsor, S. K., Kim, J-Y. & Laukkanen, J. A., 15 Apr 2020, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

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    Association between pulse pressure and the risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged men: A 26-year follow-up population-based study

    Jae, S. Y., Kurl, S., Kunutsor, S. K., Heffernan, K., Park, J. & Laukkanen, J. A., 29 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

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