Siobhan Sweeney

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OBJECTIVE Home based self-care is essential for successful management of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). We designed an intervention package aimed at promoting self-care and regular longterm exercise and evaluated its effect on outcome. METHOD Members of our database (n = 4569) were randomly selected and randomized to an intervention group (IG) or a followup(More)
OBJECTIVE The longterm outcome of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) remains unclear. Concern has been expressed regarding joint survival, given that recipients are young and active. We present outcome data on 340 THA after a mean followup of 14 years. METHODS The 6.7% of patients (n = 309: 237 contactable) who had undergone THA(More)
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