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Archive: Volume 10, 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