Emmanuel Lesaffre

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On the variability of covariate adjustment. experience with Koch's method for evaluating the absolute difference in proportions in randomized clinical trials
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Control Clin Trials 23:127-42. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The logistic transform for bounded outcome scores
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biostatistics 8:72-85. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint An overview of methods for interval-censored data with an emphasis on applications in dentistry
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Biostatistical Centre, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:539-52. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Reported methodological quality of split-mouth studies
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:756-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Motor and functional recovery after stroke: a comparison of 4 European rehabilitation centers
    Liesbet De Wit
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tervuursevest 101, Heverlee, Belgium
    Stroke 38:2101-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Multivariate survival analysis for the identification of factors associated with cavity formation in permanent first molars
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:145-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of fluorides and caries in primary teeth on permanent tooth emergence
    Roos Leroy
    Catholic University Leuven, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:463-70. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline and treatment effect heterogeneity for survival times between centers using a random effects accelerated failure time model with flexible error distribution
    Arnost Komarek
    Biostatistical Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 26:5457-72. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression in the first six months after stroke. A longitudinal multicentre study
    Liesbet De Wit
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1858-66. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Caries experience in primary molars and its impact on the variability in permanent tooth emergence sequences
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent 37:865-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint On the variability of covariate adjustment. experience with Koch's method for evaluating the absolute difference in proportions in randomized clinical trials
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Control Clin Trials 23:127-42. 2002
    ..Analytic results will be given to quantify this risk and a simulation study illustrates our findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint The logistic transform for bounded outcome scores
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biostatistics 8:72-85. 2007
    ..A simulation study compares the performance of our approach with the two-sample Wilcoxon test and with OP regression. Finally, the different methods are illustrated on two data sets...
  3. ncbi request reprint An overview of methods for interval-censored data with an emphasis on applications in dentistry
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Biostatistical Centre, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:539-52. 2005
    ..A flexible AFT model (avoiding parametric assumptions on the distribution of the error term) is described in greater detail and is used to solve a typical dental question in a longitudinal oral health study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reported methodological quality of split-mouth studies
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:756-61. 2007
    ..The aim was to conduct a systematic review of the reported methodology of clinical studies using a split-mouth design published in dental journals over a 1-year period (2004)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Motor and functional recovery after stroke: a comparison of 4 European rehabilitation centers
    Liesbet De Wit
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tervuursevest 101, Heverlee, Belgium
    Stroke 38:2101-7. 2007
    ..Outcome after first stroke varies significantly across Europe. This study was designed to compare motor and functional recovery after stroke between four European rehabilitation centers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multivariate survival analysis for the identification of factors associated with cavity formation in permanent first molars
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:145-52. 2005
    ..The multiple survival analysis confirmed the major impact of the caries status of the deciduous dentition and self-reported oral hygiene habits on the incidence of cavities in permanent first molars...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of fluorides and caries in primary teeth on permanent tooth emergence
    Roos Leroy
    Catholic University Leuven, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:463-70. 2003
    ..Caries experience in the primary molars had a more pronounced impact on the timing of emergence of the successors than exposure to any of the four fluoride parameters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline and treatment effect heterogeneity for survival times between centers using a random effects accelerated failure time model with flexible error distribution
    Arnost Komarek
    Biostatistical Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 26:5457-72. 2007
    ..For computational convenience, the computations are based on Markov chain Monte Carlo techniques. The proposed method is illustrated on the disease-free survival times of early breast cancer patients collected in the EORTC trial 10854...
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression in the first six months after stroke. A longitudinal multicentre study
    Liesbet De Wit
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1858-66. 2008
    ..To document the prevalence, severity and time course of anxiety and depression in stroke rehabilitation patients in four European countries...
  10. doi request reprint Caries experience in primary molars and its impact on the variability in permanent tooth emergence sequences
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent 37:865-71. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to fully investigate the variability in permanent tooth emergence, taking into account the (caries) status of the primary molars...
  11. pmc The relationship between inpatient cardiac surgery mortality and nurse numbers and educational level: analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:796-803. 2009
    ..This can obscure relationships between staffing and outcomes at the unit level and lead to invalid inferences...
  12. ncbi request reprint A two-part joint model for the analysis of survival and longitudinal binary data with excess zeros
    Dimitris Rizopoulos
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biometrics 64:611-9. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint The relationship between in-hospital mortality, readmission into the intensive care nursing unit and/or operating theatre and nurse staffing levels
    Luwis Diya
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 68:1073-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this article was to assess the relationship between (1) in-hospital mortality and/or (2) unplanned readmission to intensive care units or operating theatre and nurse staffing variables...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stroke rehabilitation in Europe: what do physiotherapists and occupational therapists actually do?
    Liesbet De Wit
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Stroke 37:1483-9. 2006
    ..Little is known about their content. This study aimed to define and compare the content of PT and OT for stroke patients between 4 European rehabilitation centers...
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with prevalence and severity of caries experience in preschool children
    Dominique Declerck
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:168-78. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Superiority, equivalence, and non-inferiority trials
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:150-4. 2008
    ..Special attention is paid to the practical implications when setting up a non-inferiority trial. Illustrations are taken from a clinical trial in osteoarthritis and from thrombolytic research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Power and sample size calculations for discrete bounded outcome scores
    Roula Tsonaka
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 25:4241-52. 2006
    ..A simulation study evaluates the performance of our method which is also applied to the ECASS-1 stroke study...
  18. doi request reprint Increasing nurse staffing levels in Belgian cardiac surgery centres: a cost-effective patient safety intervention?
    Koen Van den Heede
    Research Associate Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 66:1291-6. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a cost-effectiveness analysis from a hospital perspective of increased nurse staffing levels (to the level of the 75th percentile) in Belgian general cardiac postoperative nursing units...
  19. ncbi request reprint A Bayesian analysis of multivariate doubly-interval-censored dental data
    Arnost Komarek
    Biostatistical Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biostatistics 6:145-55. 2005
    ..To tackle the problem of the large number of left-censored observations a similar Finnish data set was introduced. Our analysis shows no convincing effect of fluoride-intake on caries development...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of group sequential methods for binary longitudinal data
    Bart Spiessens
    Biostatistical Center, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 22:501-15. 2003
    ..The comparison is illustrated with simulations using a randomized clinical trial for toenail fungal infection...
  21. doi request reprint The use of "lives saved" measures in nurse staffing and patient safety research: statistical considerations
    Luwis Diya
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nurs Res 60:100-6. 2011
    ..Data collected in nurse staffing and patient safety are often multilevel in structure, requiring statistical techniques to account for clustering in the data...
  22. doi request reprint Stochastic EM algorithm for doubly interval-censored data
    David Dejardin
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, KULeuven and Universiteit Hasselt, Kapucijnenvoer 35, blok D, Bus 7001, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biostatistics 14:766-78. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we propose a stochastic EM algorithm that overcomes the problems in the existing approaches. We show by simulations the finite sample properties of our approach. ..
  23. doi request reprint Examiner performance in calibration exercises compared with field conditions when scoring caries experience
    Jimoh Olubanwo Agbaje
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7 blok a bus 7001, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 16:481-8. 2012
    ..Results obtained in a pre-survey calibration setting need to be interpreted with caution and do not (always) reflect the actual performance of examiners during the field work...
  24. doi request reprint Variability in permanent tooth emergence sequences in Flemish children
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oral Sci 116:11-7. 2008
    ..These variations 'cover' 84-88% of all sequences. The presentation of emergence sequences solely based on means or medians should thus be regarded as misleading...
  25. doi request reprint Estimating emergence sequences of permanent teeth in Flemish schoolchildren using interval-censored biplots: a graphical display of tooth emergence sequences
    Silvia Cecere
    L BioStat, KU Leuven and Hasselt Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:49-55. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the pattern of emergence of permanent teeth using nonparametric techniques...
  26. pmc Incident somatic comorbidity after psychosis: results from a retrospective cohort study based on Flemish general practice data
    Carla Truyers
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Fam Pract 12:132. 2011
    ..Many studies are performed in specialized settings with a strong focus on schizophrenia. Somatic comorbidity after psychosis is studied, using a general practice comorbidity registration network...
  27. doi request reprint Estimating local and global measures of association for bivariate interval censored data with a smooth estimate of the density
    Kris Bogaerts
    Biostatistical Centre, Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 27:5941-55. 2008
    ..The performance of our method is illustrated by an extensive simulation study and is applied to tooth emergence data of permanent teeth measured on 4468 children from the Signal-Tandmobiel study...
  28. doi request reprint Benchmarking nurse staffing levels: the development of a nationwide feedback tool
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 63:607-18. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to develop a methodology that corrects nurse staffing for nursing care intensity in a way that allows nationwide benchmarking of nurse staffing data...
  29. ncbi request reprint The emergence of permanent teeth in Flemish children
    Roos Leroy
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:30-9. 2003
    ..Most mandibular teeth emerged significantly before their antagonists, in boys as well as in girls. These findings are in agreement with other studies on the emergence of permanent teeth...
  30. pmc Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: cross-sectional analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:928-39. 2009
    ..Studies have linked nurse staffing levels (number and skill mix) to several nurse-sensitive patient outcomes. However, evidence from European countries has been limited...
  31. doi request reprint Nonignorable models for intermittently missing categorical longitudinal responses
    Roula Tsonaka
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Biometrics 66:834-44. 2010
    ..For the correlation structure, random effects are introduced and their distribution is modeled either parametrically or non-parametrically to avoid potential misspecifications...
  32. doi request reprint Does the organization of care processes affect outcomes in patients undergoing total joint replacement?
    Kris Vanhaecht
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 4th Floor, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:121-8. 2010
    ..Although evidence is available on the effect of pathways in total joint replacement, their impact with the organization of the care process has not been studied previously...
  33. ncbi request reprint A note on non-parametric ANCOVA for covariate adjustment in randomized clinical trials
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 22:3583-96. 2003
    ..Med. 1998; 17: 1863-1892). Finally, we propose a correction factor for Koch's test statistic that better preserves the type I error...
  34. doi request reprint Effective strategies for nurse retention in acute hospitals: a mixed method study
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Service and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:185-94. 2013
    ..The realization of an organizational context that succeeds to retain nurses within their job is one of the most effective strategies of dealing with nursing shortages...
  35. doi request reprint Joint modeling of progression-free survival and death in advanced cancer clinical trials
    David Dejardin
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Hasselt, Kapucijnenvoer 35, Block D, Bus 7001, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Stat Med 29:1724-34. 2010
    ..The joint distribution and an expression for Kendall's tau are derived. The model is applied to data from a clinical trial in advanced metastatic ovarian cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of caries experience in the deciduous molars on the emergence of the successors
    Roos Leroy
    Catholic University Leuven, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery and Biostatistical Centre, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oral Sci 111:106-10. 2003
    ..In conclusion, when considering permanent tooth emergence ages, caries experience in the primary dentition should be taken into account...
  37. doi request reprint A semi-parametric shared parameter model to handle nonmonotone nonignorable missingness
    Roula Tsonaka
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biometrics 65:81-7. 2009
    ..The estimation of the model is then made using a semi-parametric maximum likelihood method. Our proposal is illustrated on a randomized longitudinal study on patients with rheumatoid arthritis exhibiting nonmonotone missingness...
  38. ncbi request reprint Smooth random effects distribution in a linear mixed model
    Wendimagegn Ghidey
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucynenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biometrics 60:945-53. 2004
    ..A simulation study shows that our approach yields almost unbiased estimates of the regression and the smoothing parameters in small sample settings. Consistency of the estimates is shown in a particular case...
  39. ncbi request reprint Measuring the intensity of nursing care: making use of the Belgian Nursing Minimum Data Set
    Walter Sermeus
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1011-21. 2008
    ..It was developed for the measurement of nursing care in acute hospitals. It is used to support healthcare management & policy decision making such as hospital financing and nurse staffing decisions...
  40. doi request reprint Modeling the association of bivariate interval-censored data using the copula approach
    Kris Bogaerts
    I Biostat, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium
    Stat Med 27:6379-92. 2008
    ..The performance of our method is illustrated by an extensive simulation study and is applied to tooth emergence data of permanent teeth measured on 4468 children from a longitudinal dental study...
  41. doi request reprint The use of a biplot in studying outcomes after stroke
    Liesbet De Wit
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:825-30. 2009
    ..Potential differential associations based on patients' level of functioning on admission to the rehabilitation center were analyzed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of time by stroke patients: a comparison of four European rehabilitation centers
    Liesbet De Wit
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Stroke 36:1977-83. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify differences in the use of time by stroke patients in 4 rehabilitation centers in 4 European countries...
  43. pmc Computerized general practice based networks yield comparable performance with sentinel data in monitoring epidemiological time-course of influenza-like illness and acute respiratory illness
    Carla Truyers
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Fam Pract 11:24. 2010
    ..Computerized morbidity registration networks might serve as early warning systems in a time where natural epidemics such as the H1N1 flu can easily spread from one region to another...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use and misuse of the p-value
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:146-9. 2008
    ..It will also be shown that the (95%) confidence interval is to be preferred over the p-value as a statistical inference tool...
  45. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: retrospective analysis of the national hospital discharge dataset
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:211-9. 2006
    ..The prevalence and variability of adverse outcome rates in Belgian acute hospitals is examined by using the national hospital discharge database...
  46. ncbi request reprint Bayes and diagnostic testing
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Vet Parasitol 148:58-61. 2007
    ..The influence of the prior information on the final result may not be ignored. Guidance for the choice of prior information not in conflict with the data can be obtained from a set of statistics and indices (DIC, p(D), Bayes-p)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Continuous retrograde blood cardioplegia is associated with lower hospital mortality after heart valve surgery
    Willem J Flameng
    Cardiac Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:121-5. 2003
    ..We investigated possible factors, including cardioplegia techniques, influencing hospital mortality in patients undergoing cardiac valve surgery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Group sequential methods for an ordinal logistic random-effects model under misspecification
    Bart Spiessens
    Biostatistical Center, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Biometrics 58:569-75. 2002
    ..Extensive simulations based on a toenail dermatophyte onychomycosis trial are used to illustrate our results...
  49. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of the effect of noncompliance on time to first major adverse cardiac event in LIPS
    Emmanuel Lesaffre
    Biostatistical Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Ther 25:2431-47. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening attendance: meta-analysis of the effect of direct-contact invitation
    Kris Denhaerynck
    University Center for Cancer Prevention, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 25:195-203. 2003
    ..Personal or telephone contact methods are often used to increase attendance for mammography screening. A meta-analysis of the literature was performed to assess the overall effect of direct-contact recruitment on mammography participation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluvastatin on long-term outcome after coronary revascularization with stent implantation
    Francesco Saia
    Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:92-5. 2004
    ..4, p = 0.03)...
  52. doi request reprint Belgian observational drug utilization study of pimecrolimus cream 1% in routine daily practice in atopic dermatitis
    Marc De Backer
    Novartis Pharma, Vilvoorde, Belgium
    Dermatology 217:156-63. 2008
    ..For reimbursement purposes of pimecrolimus cream 1%, the Belgian authorities asked to document its consumption, its topical corticosteroid-sparing effect and quality of life within the routine clinical practice...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of intervention through a pharmaceutical care program on patient adherence with prescribed once-daily atorvastatin
    Bernard Vrijens
    AARDEX Ltd, Rue des Cyclistes Frontière 24, Visé, Belgium
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:115-21. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of a pharmaceutical care program on the adherence of once-daily atorvastatin treatment in patients with elevated cholesterol levels...
  54. ncbi request reprint Estimating disease prevalence in a Bayesian framework using probabilistic constraints
    Dirk Berkvens
    Department of Animal Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Epidemiology 17:145-53. 2006
    ..We illustrate our approach using data collected in a study on the prevalence of porcine cysticercosis with verification from external data...
  55. ncbi request reprint A general method for dealing with misclassification in regression: the misclassification SIMEX
    Helmut Kuchenhoff
    Department of Statistics, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, D 80799 Munchen, Germany
    Biometrics 62:85-96. 2006
    ..We apply our method to a study on caries with a misclassified longitudinal response...
  56. ncbi request reprint The zero-inflated negative binomial regression model with correction for misclassification: an example in caries research
    Samuel M Mwalili
    Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, Jorno Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
    Stat Methods Med Res 17:123-39. 2008
    ..Using our example, we illustrate how a non-differential misclassification process for each examiner can lead to differential misclassification overall...
  57. ncbi request reprint Assessing the level of consciousness in children: a plea for the Glasgow Coma Motor subscore
    Patrick Van de Voorde
    PICU 1K12 IC, UZ Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B9000 Gent, Belgium
    Resuscitation 76:175-9. 2008
    ..We wanted to test the non-inferiority of the Glasgow Coma Motor score GCS-M versus the Total score GCS-T for predicting outcome in children...
  58. ncbi request reprint Latent-variable models for longitudinal data with bivariate ordinal outcomes
    David Todem
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Biostatistics, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Stat Med 26:1034-54. 2007
    ..Data from a psychiatric trial, the Fluvoxamine (an antidepressant drug) study, are used to illustrate the methodology...