Researchers at UCD

Eric Heffernan

Senior Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine




Peer Reviewed Journals

Szentpetery A, Heffernan E;Haroon M;Kilbane M;Gallagher P;McKenna MJ;FitzGerald O (2016) 'Striking difference of periarticular bone density change in early psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis following anti-rheumatic treatment as measured by digital X-ray radiogrammetry'. Rheumatology (Oxford, England), . [DOI] [Details]
Lavelle LP, McEvoy SH;Ni Mhurchu E;Gibney RG;McMahon CJ;Heffernan EJ;Malone DE (2015) 'Cystic Fibrosis below the Diaphragm: Abdominal Findings in Adult Patients'. Radiographics, 35 (3):680-695. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy IG, Murphy CG;Heffernan EJ (2015) 'A comparative analysis of the occupational energy expenditure of radiologists versus clinicians'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 184 (4):889-892. [DOI] [Details]
Haroon, M. and Gallagher, P. and Heffernan, E. and FitzGerald, O. (2014) 'High prevalence of metabolic syndrome and of insulin resistance in psoriatic arthritis is associated with the severity of underlying disease'. Journal of Rheumatology, 41 (7):1357-1365. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
McCarthy CJ, Gerstenmaier JF;O' Neill AC;McEvoy SH;Hegarty C;Heffernan EJ (2014) 'EcoRadiology--pulling the plug on wasted energy in the radiology department'. Academic Radiology, 21 (12):1563-1566. [DOI] [Details]
Haroon M, Winchester R;Giles JT;Heffernan E;FitzGerald O (2014) 'Certain class I HLA alleles and haplotypes implicated in susceptibility play a role in determining specific features of the psoriatic arthritis phenotype'. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, . [DOI] [Details]
McEvoy SH, Lavelle LP;Hoare SM;O'Neill AC;Awan FN;Malone DE;Ryan ER;McCann JW;Heffernan EJ (2014) 'Pancreaticoduodenectomy: expected post-operative anatomy and complications'. British Journal of Radiology, 87 (1041). [DOI] [Details]
Murphy I, Lavelle L;Ni Mhurchu E;McCarthy R;Heffernan E (2014) 'Imaging of gunshot injuries in a west Dublin teaching hospital--a ten year review'. Irish Medical Journal, 107 (8):244-245. [Details]
Murphy IG, Murphy CG;Heffernan EJ (2014) 'John Thomas sign--a memorable but misleading sign in hip fractures'. Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research, 100 (2):199-202. [DOI] [Details]
McKenna MJ, Heffernan E;Hurson C;McKiernan FE (2014) 'Clinician approach to diagnosis of stress fractures including bisphosphonate-associated fractures'. Qjm-An International Journal Of Medicine, 107 (2):99-105. [DOI] [Details]
O'Connell K, Kelly S, Kinsella K, Jordan S, Kenny O, Murphy D, Heffernan E, O'Laoide R, O'Shea D, McKenna C, Cassidy L, Fletcher J, Walsh C, Brady J, McGuigan C, Tubridy N, Hutchinson M (2013) 'Dose-related effects of vitamin D on immune responses in patients with clinically isolated syndrome and healthy control participants: study protocol for an exploratory randomized double- blind placebo-controlled trial'. Trials, 14 . [DOI] [Details]
McKenna MJ, van der Kamp S;Heffernan E;Hurson C (2013) 'Incomplete atypical femoral fractures: assessing the diagnostic utility of DXA by extending femur length'. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 16 (4):579-583. [DOI] [Details]
Fearon C, Fabre A, Heffernan EJ, Skehan SJ, Swan N, Keane MP, Butler MW (2013) 'Metastatic chordoma detected by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration'. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 5 (1):90-93. [DOI] [Details]
Burke NG, Walsh J;McEvoy S;Heffernan E;Dudeney S (2012) 'Scoliosis secondary to an unusual rib lesion'. Irish Medical Journal, 105 (4):115-116. [Details]
Moran DE, O'Neill AC;Heffernan EJ;Skehan SJ (2012) 'Not everything that is hot on a staging bone scan is malignant: a pictorial review of benign causes of increased isotope uptake'. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 63 (4):280-288. [DOI] [Details]
Kennedy A, Ng CT, Chang TC, Biniecka M, O'Sullivan JN, Heffernan E, Fearon U, Veale DJ; (2011) 'Tumor necrosis factor blocking therapy alters joint inflammation and hypoxia'. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 63 (4):923-932. [DOI] [Details]
Hackett CB, Maguire A;Heffernan E;Sheahan K;Collins P (2011) 'An unusual cause of granulomatous dermatitis and panniculitis'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 37 (1):81-83. [DOI] [Details]
Burke NG, Walsh J;McEvoy S;Heffernan E;Dudeney S (2011) 'Scoliosis secondary to a rib haemangioma'. Joint Bone Spine, 78 (5). [DOI] [Details]
Heffernan E, Fennelly D, Collins CD.; (2006) 'Multiple metastases to skeletal muscle from carcinoma of the esophagus detected by FDG PET-CT imaging'. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 31 :810-811. [Details]