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Archive: Volume 10, 2018

Overuse of methylphenidate: an analysis of Swedish pharmacy dispensing data

Bjerkeli PJ, Perez Vicente R, Mulinari S, Johnell K, Merlo J

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1657-1665

Published Date: 9 November 2018

Colonoscopy-related complications in a nationwide immunochemical fecal occult blood test-based colorectal cancer screening program

Mikkelsen EM, Thomsen MK, Tybjerg J, Friis-Hansen L, Andersen B, Jørgensen JC, Baatrup G, Njor SH, Mehnert F, Rasmussen M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1649-1655

Published Date: 13 November 2018

Factors associated with choice of intensification treatment for type 2 diabetes after metformin monotherapy: a cohort study in UK primary care

Wilkinson S, Douglas IJ, Williamson E, Stirnadel-Farrant HA, Fogarty D, Pokrajac A, Smeeth L, Tomlinson LA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1639-1648

Published Date: 8 November 2018

Rural and urban disparities in the care of Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based study

Benchimol EI, Kuenzig ME, Bernstein CN, Nguyen GC, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Targownik LE, Catley CA, Nugent ZJ, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Underwood FE, Siddiq S, Otley AR, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn JC, Dummer TJB, El-Matary W, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy SK, Peña-Sánchez JN, Singh H, Kaplan GG

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1613-1626

Published Date: 8 November 2018

Maternal depression and antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorder in offspring

Hagberg KW, Robijn AL, Jick S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1599-1612

Published Date: 1 November 2018

Short- and long-term outcomes after postsurgical acute kidney injury requiring dialysis

Lin YF, Huang TM, Lin SL, Wu VC, Wu KD

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1583-1598

Published Date: 26 October 2018

Oral metronidazole use and risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study

Barbulescu A, Oskarsson V, Lindblad M, Ljung R, Brooke HL

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1573-1581

Published Date: 25 October 2018

Association between educational level and cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in the Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation Program

Wu HJ, Lau ESH, Kong APS, Ma RCW, Ozaki R, Cheung KKT, Chow E, Tsang CC, Lau KP, Hui EMT, So WY, Gasevic D, Wild SH, Chan JCN, Luk A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1561-1571

Published Date: 25 October 2018

Comparing causes of death of Hodgkin lymphoma and breast cancer patients between medical records and cause-of-death statistics

de Vries S, Schaapveld M, Kardaun JWPF, de Bruin KH, Krol ADG, Lugtenburg PJ, Jacobse JN, Aleman BMP, van Leeuwen FE

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1523-1531

Published Date: 16 October 2018

A phenotyping algorithm to identify acute ischemic stroke accurately from a national biobank: the Million Veteran Program

Imran TF, Posner D, Honerlaw J, Vassy JL, Song RJ, Ho YL, Kittner SJ, Liao KP, Cai T, O'Donnell CJ, Djousse L, Gagnon DR, Gaziano JM, Wilson PWF, Cho K

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1509-1521

Published Date: 16 October 2018

Positive predictive value of ICD-10 diagnosis codes for brain abscess in the Danish National Patient Registry

Bodilsen J, Dalager-Pedersen M, Kjærgaard N, van de Beek D, Brouwer MC, Nielsen H

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1503-1508

Published Date: 12 October 2018

Incidence and prevalence of multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A in Denmark 1901–2014: a nationwide study

Mathiesen JS, Kroustrup JP, Vestergaard P, Stochholm K, Poulsen PL, Rasmussen ÅK, Feldt-Rasmussen U, Schytte S, Pedersen HB, Hahn CH, Bentzen J, Möller S, Gaustadnes M, Rossing M, Nielsen FC, Brixen K, Frederiksen AL, Godballe C

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1479-1487

Published Date: 12 October 2018

Pharmacological therapy and blood pressure control in primary health care sites in China: data from 254,848 hypertensive patients

Hou L, Chen X, Chen B, Liu L, Sun X, Zou Y, Liu H, Guo H, Zhang J, Ma J

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1467-1478

Published Date: 11 October 2018

Familial risks of second primary cancers and mortality in ovarian cancer patients

Zheng G, Chattopadhyay S, Försti A, Sundquist K, Hemminki K

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1457-1466

Published Date: 11 October 2018

Familial aggregation and heritability of type 1 diabetes mellitus and coaggregation of chronic diseases in affected families

Kuo CF, Chou IJ, Grainge MJ, Luo SF, See LC, Yu KH, Zhang W, Doherty M, Valdes AM

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1447-1455

Published Date: 10 October 2018

Efficacy and safety of chemopreventive agents on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality: systematic review and network meta-analysis

Veettil SK, Jinatongthai P, Nathisuwan S, Teerawattanapong N, Ching SM, Lim KG, Saokaew S, Phisalprapa P, Reid CM, Chaiyakunapruk N

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1433-1445

Published Date: 10 October 2018

Comparative anti-fracture effectiveness of different oral anti-osteoporosis therapies based on “real-world” data: a meta-analysis of propensity-matched cohort findings from the UK Clinical Practice Research Database and the Catalan SIDIAP Database

Khalid S, Calderon-Larrañaga S, Hawley S, Ali MS, Judge A, Arden N, van Staa T, Cooper C, Javaid MK, Prieto-Alhambra D

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1417-1431

Published Date: 9 October 2018

Liver disease and mortality among patients with hip fracture: does gender matter?

Zhao LY, Luo YJ, Zhu J

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1407-1409

Published Date: 5 October 2018

Occurrence of primary brain tumors in cochlear implant patients in Sweden between 1989 and 2014

Smeds H, Wales J, Mathiesen T, Talbäck M, Feychting M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1401-1405

Published Date: 5 October 2018

Personalization of medicine requires better observational evidence

Middelburg RA, Arbous MS, Middelburg JG, van der Bom JG

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1391-1399

Published Date: 3 October 2018

Chronic diseases in the children of women with maternal thyroid dysfunction: a nationwide cohort study

Jølving LR, Nielsen J, Kesmodel US, Nielsen RG, Nørgård BM, Beck-Nielsen SS

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1381-1390

Published Date: 28 September 2018

Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and cardiovascular events in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and multiple myeloma

Horváth-Puhó E, Suttorp MM, Frederiksen H, Hoekstra T, Dekkers OM, Pedersen L, Cannegieter SC, Dekker FW, Sørensen HT

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1371-1380

Published Date: 28 September 2018

COPD in patients after heart transplantation is associated with a prolonged hospital stay, early posttransplant atrial fibrillation, and impaired posttransplant survival

Rivinius R, Helmschrott M, Ruhparwar A, Schmack B, Darche FF, Thomas D, Bruckner T, Katus HA, Ehlermann P, Doesch AO

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1359-1369

Published Date: 27 September 2018

Use of bone-modifying agents among breast cancer patients with bone metastasis: evidence from oncology practices in the US

McGrath LJ, Overman RA, Reams D, Cetin K, Liede A, Narod SA, Brookhart MA, Hernandez RK

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1349-1358

Published Date: 26 September 2018

Parental nicotine replacement therapy and offspring bronchitis/bronchiolitis and asthma – a nationwide population-based cohort study

Molero Y, Zetterqvist J, Lichtenstein P, Almqvist C, Ludvigsson JF

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1339-1347

Published Date: 25 September 2018

Sampling strategies for selecting general population comparison cohorts

Heide-Jørgensen U, Adelborg K, Kahlert J, Sørensen HT, Pedersen L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1325-1337

Published Date: 25 September 2018

Very hot tea drinking increases esophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk in a high-risk area of China: a population-based case–control study

Yang X, Ni Y, Yuan Z, Chen H, Plymoth A, Jin L, Chen X, Lu M, Ye W

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1307-1320

Published Date: 25 September 2018

Modeling determinants of satisfaction with health care in youth with inflammatory bowel disease: a cross-sectional survey

Timmer A, de Sordi D, Menke E, Peplies J, Claßen M, Koletzko S, Otto-Sobotka F

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1289-1305

Published Date: 25 September 2018

Determinants of incident asthma–COPD overlap: a prospective study of 55,110 middle-aged adults

Baarnes CB, Andersen ZJ, Tjønneland A, Ulrik CS

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1275-1287

Published Date: 24 September 2018

Number of radiotherapy treatment machines in the population and cancer mortality: an ecological study

Medenwald D, Vordermark D, Dietzel CT

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1249-1273

Published Date: 21 September 2018

Is dementia incidence declining in high-income countries? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Roehr S, Pabst A, Luck T, Riedel-Heller SG

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1233-1247

Published Date: 18 September 2018

Hydatidiform mole: validity of the registration in the Danish National Patient Registry, the Danish Cancer Registry, and the Danish Pathology Registry 1999–2009

Lund H, Vyberg M, Eriksen HH, Grove A, Jensen AØ, Sunde L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1223-1231

Published Date: 18 September 2018

Positive predictive value and misclassification of diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis in Swedish patient registries

Öhman L, Johansson M, Jansson JH, Lind M, Johansson L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1215-1221

Published Date: 17 September 2018

Accuracy of a fecal immunochemical test according to outside temperature and travel time

Niedermaier T, Weigl K, Gies A, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1203-1213

Published Date: 17 September 2018

Underrecording of osteoarthritis in United Kingdom primary care electronic health record data

Yu D, Jordan KP, Peat G

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1195-1201

Published Date: 12 September 2018

Operationalization and validation of a novel method to calculate adherence to polypharmacy with refill data from the Australian pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) database

Arnet I, Greenland M, Knuiman MW, Rankin JM, Hung J, Nedkoff L, Briffa TG, Sanfilippo FM

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1181-1194

Published Date: 6 September 2018

Importance of tumor location and histology in familial risk of upper gastrointestinal cancers: a nationwide cohort study

Kharazmi E, Babaei M, Fallah M, Chen T, Sundquist K, Hemminki K

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1169-1179

Published Date: 4 September 2018

Under-recording of hospital bleeding events in UK primary care: a linked Clinical Practice Research Datalink and Hospital Episode Statistics study

McDonald L, Sammon CJ, Samnaliev M, Ramagopalan S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1155-1168

Published Date: 4 September 2018

Prevalent cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease in people with Parkinson’s disease: a meta-analysis

Hong CT, Hu HH, Chan L, Bai CH

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1147-1154

Published Date: 4 September 2018

Effect of opioid-substitution therapy and mental health counseling on HIV risk among hepatitis C-infected individuals

Butt ZA, Shrestha N, Gesink D, Murti M, Buxton JA, Gilbert M, Balshaw RF, Wong S, Kuo M, Wong J, Yu A, Alvarez M, Samji H, Roth D, Consolacion T, Hull MW, Ogilvie G, Tyndall MW, Krajden M, Janjua NZ

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1127-1145

Published Date: 31 August 2018

Comparative performance of a modified landmark approach when no time of treatment data are available within oncological databases: exemplary cohort study among resected pancreatic cancer patients

Weberpals J, Jansen L, Silversmit G, Verbeeck J, van der Geest LG, Vissers PAJ, Zadnik V, Brenner H

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1109-1125

Published Date: 30 August 2018

Risk of pneumonia in patients with burn injury: a population-based cohort study

Chan CH, Yang SF, Yeh HW, Yeh YT, Wang YH, Teng YH, Yeh CB

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1083-1091

Published Date: 29 August 2018

Mental health, psychotropic medication use, and menstrual cycle characteristics

Nillni YI, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Gradus JL, Rothman KJ, Wise LA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1073-1082

Published Date: 28 August 2018

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and mortality, postoperative complications, and quality of care in hip fracture patients: a Danish nationwide cohort study

Bruun SB, Petersen I, Kristensen NR, Cronin-Fenton D, Pedersen AB

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1053-1071

Published Date: 27 August 2018

HPV self-sampling in cervical cancer screening: the effect of different invitation strategies in various socioeconomic groups - a randomized controlled trial

Tranberg M, Bech BH, Blaakær J, Jensen JS, Svanholm H, Andersen B

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1027-1036

Published Date: 23 August 2018

Early treatment with talk therapy or antidepressants in severely bereaved people and risk of suicidal behavior and psychiatric illness: an instrumental variable analysis

Fenger-Grøn M, Kjaersgaard MIS, Parner ET, Guldin MB, Vedsted P, Vestergaard M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1013-1026

Published Date: 24 August 2018

Development and validation of risk score to estimate 1-year late poststroke epilepsy risk in ischemic stroke patients

Chi NF, Kuan YC, Huang YH, Chan L, Hu CJ, Liu HY, Chiou HY, Chien LN

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:1001-1011

Published Date: 21 August 2018

Liver disease and mortality among patients with hip fracture: a population-based cohort study

Montomoli J, Erichsen R, Gammelager H, Pedersen AB

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:991-1000

Published Date: 21 August 2018

Concordance assessment of self-reported medication use in the Netherlands three-generation Lifelines Cohort Study with the pharmacy database IADB.nl: The PharmLines Initiative

Sediq R, van der Schans J, Dotinga A, Alingh RA, Wilffert B, Bos JHJ, Schuiling-Veninga CCM, Hak E

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:981-989

Published Date: 16 August 2018

Hospital admission with pneumonia and subsequent persistent risk of chronic kidney disease: national cohort study

Sundin PO, Udumyan R, Fall K, Montgomery S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:971-979

Published Date: 14 August 2018

CDEGenerator: an online platform to learn from existing data models to build model registries

Varghese J, Fujarski M, Hegselmann S, Neuhaus P, Dugas M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:961-970

Published Date: 10 August 2018

Trends in dementia diagnosis rates in UK ethnic groups: analysis of UK primary care data

Pham TM, Petersen I, Walters K, Raine R, Manthorpe J, Mukadam N, Cooper C

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:949-960

Published Date: 8 August 2018

Intracerebral hemorrhage: positive predictive value of diagnosis codes in two nationwide Danish registries

Hald SM, Kring Sloth C, Hey SM, Madsen C, Nguyen N, García Rodríguez LA, Al-Shahi Salman R, Möller S, Poulsen FR, Pottegård A, Gaist D

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:941-948

Published Date: 7 August 2018

Each pregnancy linearly changes immune gene expression in the blood of healthy women compared with breast cancer patients

Lund E, Nakamura A, Snapkov I, Thalabard JC, Standahl Olsen K, Holden L, Holden M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:931-940

Published Date: 6 August 2018

Initiation of domiciliary care and nursing home admission following first hospitalization of heart failure patients: a nationwide cohort study

Rørth R, Fosbøl EL, Kragholm K, Mogensen UM, Jhund PS, Petrie MC, Torp-Pedersen C, Gislason GH, McMurray JJV, Køber L, Kristensen SL

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:917-930

Published Date: 2 August 2018

Risk of cancer in patients with thyroid disease and venous thromboembolism

Christensen DH, Veres K, Ording AG, Jørgensen JOL, Cannegieter SC, Thomsen RW, Sørensen HT

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:907-915

Published Date: 2 August 2018

Hepatitis C infection substantially reduces survival of alcohol-dependent patients

Muga R, Sanvisens A, Jarrin I, Fuster D, Bolao F, Tor J, Muñoz A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:897-905

Published Date: 1 August 2018

Low estimated glomerular filtration rate and pneumonia in stroke patients: findings from a prospective stroke registry in the East of England

Vart P, Bettencourt-Silva JH, Metcalf AK, Bowles KM, Potter JF, Myint PK

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:887-896

Published Date: 1 August 2018

Applying a common data model to Asian databases for multinational pharmacoepidemiologic studies: opportunities and challenges

Lai ECC, Ryan P, Zhang Y, Schuemie M, Hardy NC, Kamijima Y, Kimura S, Kubota K, Man KKC, Cho SY, Park RW, Stang P, Su CC, Wong ICK, Yang Kao YH, Setoguchi S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:875-885

Published Date: 27 July 2018

Cross-national health care database utilization between Spain and France: results from the EPICHRONIC study assessing the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Moulis G, Ibañez B, Palmaro A, Aizpuru F, Millan E, Lapeyre-Mestre M, Sailler L, Cambra K

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:863-874

Published Date: 27 July 2018

Association of obesity, diabetes and hypertension with cognitive impairment in older age

Feinkohl I, Lachmann G, Brockhaus WR, Borchers F, Piper SK, Ottens TH, Nathoe HM, Sauer AM, Dieleman JM, Radtke FM, van Dijk D, Pischon T, Spies C

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:853-862

Published Date: 25 July 2018

Adjusting for confounding by indication in observational studies: a case study in traumatic brain injury

Cnossen MC, van Essen TA, Ceyisakar IE, Polinder S, Andriessen TM, van der Naalt J, Haitsma I, Horn J, Franschman G, Vos PE, Peul WC, Menon DK, Maas AIR, Steyerberg EW, Lingsma HF

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:841-852

Published Date: 18 July 2018

Asthma is not associated with the need for surgery in Crohn’s disease when controlling for smoking status: a population-based cohort study

Kuenzig ME, Sadatsafavi M, Aviña-Zubieta JA, Burne RM, Abrahamowicz M, Beauchamp ME, Kaplan GG, Benchimol EI

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:831-840

Published Date: 12 July 2018

Health care use before a diagnosis of primary intracranial tumor: a Danish nationwide register study

Nygaard C, Jensen H, Christensen J, Vedsted P

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:809-829

Published Date: 12 July 2018

Influence of socioeconomic factors and region of residence on cancer stage of malignant melanoma: a Danish nationwide population-based study

Ibfelt EH, Steding-Jessen M, Dalton SO, Lundstrøm SL, Osler M, Hölmich LR

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:799-807

Published Date: 10 July 2018

Rising trends in pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality in 2000–2014

Wu W, He XK, Yang L, Wang Q, Bian X, Ye J, Li Y, Li L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:789-797

Published Date: 9 July 2018

Trends in treatments of thyroid disease following iodine fortification in Denmark: a nationwide register-based study

Møllehave LT, Linneberg A, Skaaby T, Knudsen N, Jørgensen T, Thuesen BH

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:763-770

Published Date: 2 July 2018

Intake of glucosinolates and risk of coronary heart disease in three large prospective cohorts of US men and women

Ma L, Liu G, Zong G, Sampson L, Hu FB, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Manson JE, Rexrode KM, Sun Q

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:749-762

Published Date: 29 June 2018

Predicting surgical intervention in patients presenting with carpal tunnel syndrome in primary care

Burton CL, Chesterton LS, Chen Y, van der Windt DA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:739-748

Published Date: 29 June 2018

Parental age and risk of genetic syndromes predisposing to nervous system tumors: nested case–control study

Adel Fahmideh M, Tettamanti G, Lavebratt C, Talbäck M, Mathiesen T, Lannering B, Johnson KJ, Feychting M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:729-738

Published Date: 20 June 2018

Global time trends in the incidence of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Wang QL, Xie SH, Wahlin K, Lagergren J

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:717-728

Published Date: 19 June 2018

Young patients with risk factors prevalent in the elderly – differences in comorbidity depending on severity of psoriasis: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Swedish health registers

Hajiebrahimi M, Linder M, Hägg D, Anveden Berglind I, McElligott S, Valgardsson VS, Villacorta R, Sundström A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:705-715

Published Date: 19 June 2018

The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on the risk of adverse events following joint replacement: a real-world cohort study

Burn E, Edwards CJ, Murray DW, Silman A, Cooper C, Arden NK, Prieto-Alhambra D, Pinedo-Villanueva R

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:697-704

Published Date: 14 June 2018

Pheochromocytoma in Denmark during 1977–2016: validating diagnosis codes and creating a national cohort using patterns of health registrations

Ebbehoj A, Jacobsen SF, Trolle C, Robaczyk MG, Rasmussen ÅK, Feldt-Rasmussen U, Thomsen RW, Poulsen PL, Stochholm K, Søndergaard E

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:683-695

Published Date: 13 June 2018

Development and validation of novel algorithms to identify patients with inflammatory bowel diseases in Israel: an epi-IIRN group study

Friedman MY, Leventer-Roberts M, Rosenblum J, Zigman N, Goren I, Mourad V, Lederman N, Cohen N, Matz E, Dushnitzky DZ, Borovsky N, Hoshen MB, Focht G, Avitzour M, Shachar Y, Chowers Y, Eliakim R, Ben-Horin S, Odes S, Schwartz D, Dotan I, Israeli E, Levi Z, Benchimol EI, Balicer RD, Turner D

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:671-681

Published Date: 7 June 2018

Self-reported perinatal depressive symptoms and postnatal symptom severity after treatment with antidepressants in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study across 12 European countries using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

Lupattelli A, Twigg MJ, Zagorodnikova K, Moretti ME, Drozd M, Panchaud A, Rieutord A, Gjergja Juraski R, Odalovic M, Kennedy D, Rudolf G, Juch H, Nordeng H

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:655-669

Published Date: 6 June 2018

The impact of different strategies to handle missing data on both precision and bias in a drug safety study: a multidatabase multinational population-based cohort study

Martín-Merino E, Calderón-Larrañaga A, Hawley S, Poblador-Plou B, Llorente-García A, Petersen I, Prieto-Alhambra D

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:643-654

Published Date: 5 June 2018

Familial aggregation of Parkinson’s disease and coaggregation with neuropsychiatric diseases: a population-based cohort study

Liu FC, Lin HT, Kuo C, MY Hsieh, See L, Yu HP

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:631-641

Published Date: 30 May 2018

Vitamin K antagonist use and renal function in pre-dialysis patients

Voskamp PWM, Dekker FW, Rookmaaker MB, Verhaar MC, Bos WJW, van Diepen M, Ocak G

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:623-630

Published Date: 29 May 2018

Decline of kidney function during the pre-dialysis period in chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Janmaat CJ, van Diepen M, van Hagen CCE, Rotmans JI, Dekker FW, Dekkers OM

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:613-622

Published Date: 25 May 2018

BMI at school age and incident asthma admissions in early adulthood: a prospective study of 310,211 children

Ulrik CS, Lophaven SN, Andersen ZJ, Sørensen TIA, Baker JL

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:605-612

Published Date: 25 May 2018

Impact of parental cancer on IQ, stress resilience, and physical fitness in young men

Chen R, Fall K, Czene K, Kennedy B, Valdimarsdóttir U, Fang F

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:593-604

Published Date: 24 May 2018

Lifetime risks, loss of life expectancy, and health care expenditures for 19 types of cancer in Taiwan

Wu TY, Chung CH, Lin CN, Hwang JS, Wang JD

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:581-591

Published Date: 25 May 2018

Removal of ineligible outcome cases reduces confounding

Walker AM, Schneeweiss S, DerSarkissian M, Duh MS

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:575-579

Published Date: 21 May 2018

Describing the association between socioeconomic inequalities and cancer survival: methodological guidelines and illustration with population-based data

Belot A, Remontet L, Rachet B, Dejardin O, Charvat H, Bara S, Guizard AV, Roche L, Launoy G, Bossard N

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:561-573

Published Date: 17 May 2018

Validity of a method for the self-screening of cardiovascular risk

Barroso M, Pérez-Fernández S, Vila MM, Zomeño MD, Martí-Lluch R, Cordon F, Ramos R, Elosua R, Degano IR, Fitó M, Cabezas C, Salvador G, Castell C, Grau M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:549-560

Published Date: 10 May 2018

High mortality due to cutaneous melanoma in Norway: a study of prognostic factors in a nationwide cancer registry

Robsahm TE, Helsing P, Nilssen Y, Vos L, Rizvi SMH, Akslen LA, Veierød MB

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:537-548

Published Date: 9 May 2018

Use of histamine H2 receptor antagonists and outcomes in patients with heart failure: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Adelborg K, Sundbøll J, Schmidt M, Bøtker HE, Weiss NS, Pedersen L, Sørensen HT

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:521-530

Published Date: 7 May 2018

Noncommunicable disease and multimorbidity in young adults with cerebral palsy

Whitney DG, Hurvitz EA, Ryan JM, Devlin MJ, Caird MS, French ZP, Ellenberg EC, Peterson MD

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:511-519

Published Date: 1 May 2018

How do patients with diabetes report their comorbidity? Comparison with administrative data

Hoffmann J, Haastert B, Brüne M, Kaltheuner M, Begun A, Chernyak N, Icks A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:499-509

Published Date: 30 April 2018

Attributing diseases to multiple pathways: a causal-pie modeling approach

Chen C, Lee WC

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:489-497

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Lower-extremity amputations in people with and without diabetes in Germany, 2008–2012 – an analysis of more than 30 million inhabitants

Claessen H, Narres M, Haastert B, Arend W, Hoffmann F, Morbach S, Rümenapf G, Kvitkina T, Friedel H, Günster C, Schubert I, Ullrich W, Westerhoff B, Wilk A, Icks A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:475-488

Published Date: 20 April 2018

Use of risk-adjusted CUSUM charts to monitor 30-day mortality in Danish hospitals

Rasmussen TB, Ulrichsen SP, Nørgaard M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:445-456

Published Date: 18 April 2018

The impact of moderate wine consumption on the risk of developing prostate cancer

Vartolomei MD, Kimura S, Ferro M, Foerster B, Abufaraj M, Briganti A, Karakiewicz PI, Shariat SF

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:431-444

Published Date: 17 April 2018

Severe mental illness and chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional study in the United Kingdom

Iwagami M, Mansfield KE, Hayes JF, Walters K, Osborn DPJ, Smeeth L, Nitsch D, Tomlinson LA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:421-429

Published Date: 16 April 2018

The 2015 and 2016 terrorist attacks in France: was there a short-term impact on hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease?

Chatignoux E, Gabet A, Moutengou E, Pirard P, Motreff Y, Bonaldi C, Olié V

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:413-419

Published Date: 13 April 2018

Thrombocytopenia and bleeding in myelosuppressed transfusion-dependent patients: a simulation study exploring underlying mechanisms

Middelburg RA, Kerkhoffs JLH, van der Bom JG

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:401-411

Published Date: 11 April 2018

Pediatric acquired demyelinating syndromes: a nationwide validation study of the Danish National Patient Register

Boesen MS, Magyari M, Born AP, Thygesen LC

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:391-399

Published Date: 10 April 2018

Apathy and depressive symptoms in older people and incident myocardial infarction, stroke, and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data

Eurelings LSM, van Dalen JW, ter Riet G, Moll van Charante EP, Richard E, van Gool WA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:363-379

Published Date: 4 April 2018

Why was this transfusion given? Identifying clinical indications for blood transfusion in health care data

van Hoeven LR, Kreuger AL, Roes KCB, Kemper PF, Koffijberg H, Kranenburg FJ, Rondeel JM, Janssen MP

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:353-362

Published Date: 29 March 2018

Critical concepts in adaptive clinical trials

Park JJH, Thorlund K, Mills EJ

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:343-351

Published Date: 23 March 2018

Comparing methods to combine functional loss and mortality in clinical trials for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

van Eijk RPA, Eijkemans MJC, Rizopoulos D, van den Berg LH, Nikolakopoulos S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:333-341

Published Date: 19 March 2018

Mode of delivery is not associated with celiac disease

Dydensborg Sander S, Hansen AV, Størdal K, Nybo Andersen AM, Murray JA, Husby S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:323-332

Published Date: 19 March 2018

Lifestyle in pregnancy and cryptorchidism in sons: a study within two large Danish birth cohorts

Kjersgaard C, Arendt LH, Ernst A, Lindhard MS, Olsen J, Henriksen TB, Strandberg-Larsen K, Ramlau-Hansen CH

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:311-322

Published Date: 19 March 2018

A cohort study on the risk of lymphoma and skin cancer in users of topical tacrolimus, pimecrolimus, and corticosteroids (Joint European Longitudinal Lymphoma and Skin Cancer Evaluation – JOELLE study)

Castellsague J, Kuiper JG, Pottegård A, Anveden Berglind I, Dedman D, Gutierrez L, Calingaert B, van Herk-Sukel MP, Hallas J, Sundström A, Gallagher AM, Kaye JA, Pardo C, Rothman KJ, Perez-Gutthann S

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:299-310

Published Date: 13 March 2018

The epidemiology of polypharmacy in older adults: register-based prospective cohort study

Morin L, Johnell K, Laroche ML, Fastbom J, Wastesson JW

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:289-298

Published Date: 12 March 2018

The trends and projections in the incidence and mortality of liver cancer in urban Shanghai: a population-based study from 1973 to 2020

Bai L, Liu ZQ, Fang QW, Yan Q, Shi OM, Bao PP, Mu LN, Chen XD, Zhang TJ

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:277-288

Published Date: 9 March 2018

Acetaminophen administration and the risk of acute kidney injury: a self-controlled case series study

Hiragi S, Yamada H, Tsukamoto T, Yoshida K, Kondo N, Matsubara T, Yanagita M, Tamura H, Kuroda T

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:265-276

Published Date: 6 March 2018

From ideas to studies: how to get ideas and sharpen them into research questions

Vandenbroucke JP, Pearce N

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:253-264

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Combining statistical techniques to predict postsurgical risk of 1-year mortality for patients with colon cancer

Arostegui I, Gonzalez N, Fernández-de-Larrea N, Lázaro-Aramburu S, Baré M, Redondo M, Sarasqueta C, Garcia-Gutierrez S, Quintana JM

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:235-251

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Thyroid function and atrial fibrillation: Is there a mediating role for epicardial adipose tissue?

Bos D, Bano A, Hofman A, VanderWeele TJ, Kavousi M, Franco OH, Vernooij MW, Peeters RP, Ikram MA, Chaker L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:225-234

Published Date: 1 March 2018

Effect modification, interaction and mediation: an overview of theoretical insights for clinical investigators [Corrigendum]

Corraini P, Olsen M, Pedersen L, Dekkers OM, Vandenbroucke JP

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:223-224

Published Date: 1 March 2018

Feasibility of salivary DNA collection in a population-based case–control study: a pilot study of pediatric Crohn’s disease

Kappelman MD, Lange A, Randell RL, Basta PV, Sandler RS, Laugesen K, Byrjalsen A, Christensen T, Frøslev T, Erichsen R

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:215-222

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Population-based cohort study on comparative effectiveness and safety of biologics in inflammatory bowel disease

Di Domenicantonio R, Trotta F, Cascini S, Agabiti N, Kohn A, Gasbarrini A, Davoli M, Addis A

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:203-213

Published Date: 5 February 2018

Acute kidney injury and infections in patients taking antihypertensive drugs: a self-controlled case series analysis

Mansfield KE, Douglas IJ, Nitsch D, Thomas SL, Smeeth L, Tomlinson LA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:187-202

Published Date: 30 January 2018

Replacing sedentary time with physical activity: a 15-year follow-up of mortality in a national cohort

Dohrn IM, Kwak L, Oja P, Sjöström M, Hagströmer M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:179-186

Published Date: 25 January 2018

Cardiovascular health status among Australian adults

Peng Y, Wang Z

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:167-178

Published Date: 24 January 2018

Guidance for using pilot studies to inform the design of intervention trials with continuous outcomes

Bell ML, Whitehead AL, Julious SA

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:153-157

Published Date: 18 January 2018

Strongly enhanced colorectal cancer risk stratification by combining family history and genetic risk score

Weigl K, Chang-Claude J, Knebel P, Hsu L, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:143-152

Published Date: 19 January 2018

Cardiovascular medication changes over 5 years in a national data linkage study: implications for risk prediction models

Mehta S, Jackson R, Wells S, Harrison J, Exeter DJ, Kerr AJ

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:133-141

Published Date: 15 January 2018

Independent and combined effect of bilirubin and smoking on the progression of chronic kidney disease

Wang J, Wang B, Liang M, Wang G, Li J, Zhang Y, Huo Y, Cui Y, Xu X, Qin X

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:121-132

Published Date: 15 January 2018

Familial aggregation of tonsillectomy in early childhood and adolescence

Bager P, Corn G, Wohlfahrt J, Boyd HA, Feenstra B, Melbye M

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:97-105

Published Date: 12 January 2018

Metabolic syndrome as a risk factor for total hip or knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study (the HUNT study and the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register)

Hellevik AI, Johnsen MB, Langhammer A, Baste V, Furnes O, Storheim K, Zwart JA, Flugsrud GB, Nordsletten L

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:83-96

Published Date: 10 January 2018

Comparison of the performance of five screening methods for sarcopenia

Locquet M, Beaudart C, Reginster JY, Petermans J, Bruyère O

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:71-82

Published Date: 29 December 2017

Does breast density measured through population-based screening independently increase breast cancer risk in Asian females?

Park B, Cho HM, Lee EH, Song S, Suh M, Choi KS, Kang BJ, Ko K, Yi A, Jung HK, Cha JH, Jun JK

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:61-70

Published Date: 28 December 2017

Performance of the LACE index to predict 30-day hospital readmissions in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Hakim MA, Garden FL, Jennings MD, Dobler CC

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:51-59

Published Date: 27 December 2017

Using a chronic hepatitis B Registry to support population-level liver cancer prevention in Sydney, Australia

Robotin MC, Masgoret X, Porwal M, Goldsbury D, Khoo C, George J

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:41-49

Published Date: 21 December 2017

Can information on functional and cognitive status improve short-term mortality risk prediction among community-dwelling older people? A cohort study using a UK primary care database

Sultana J, Fontana A, Giorgianni F, Basile G, Patorno E, Pilotto A, Molokhia M, Stewart R, Sturkenboom M, Trifirò G

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:31-39

Published Date: 19 December 2017

The right combination – treatment outcomes among HIV-positive patients initiating first-line fixed-dose antiretroviral therapy in a public sector HIV clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa

Hirasen K, Evans D, Maskew M, Sanne IM, Shearer K, Govathson C, Malete G, Kluberg SA, Fox MP

Clinical Epidemiology 2018, 10:17-29

Published Date: 18 December 2017