Peter Jepsen

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Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a comorbidity scoring system for patients with cirrhosis
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 146:147-56; quiz e15-6. 2014
  2. pmc Hepatitis C prevalence in Denmark -an estimate based on multiple national registers
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C 29 5000, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:178. 2012
  3. pmc The clinical course of alcoholic cirrhosis: effects of hepatic metabolic capacity, alcohol consumption, and hyponatremia--a historical cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Medicine V Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Res Notes 5:509. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Ann Intern Med 156:841-7, W295. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Clinical course of alcoholic liver cirrhosis: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hepatology 51:1675-82. 2010
  6. pmc Socioeconomic status and survival of cirrhosis patients: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:35. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Surgical risk for patients with liver disease]
    Peter Jepsen
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Klinisk Epidemiologisk Afdeling, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:4299-302. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity and survival of Danish cirrhosis patients: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hepatology 48:214-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas in Denmark from 1978 through 2002
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Alle 1150, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:895-7. 2007
  10. pmc The galactose elimination capacity and mortality in 781 Danish patients with newly-diagnosed liver cirrhosis: a cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:50. 2009

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a comorbidity scoring system for patients with cirrhosis
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 146:147-56; quiz e15-6. 2014
    ..We developed a cirrhosis-specific comorbidity scoring system (CirCom) to help determine how these comorbidities affect mortality and compared it with the generic Charlson Comorbidity Index...
  2. pmc Hepatitis C prevalence in Denmark -an estimate based on multiple national registers
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C 29 5000, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:178. 2012
    ..Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of chronic hepatitis C from public registers and the proportion of these patients who received specialized healthcare...
  3. pmc The clinical course of alcoholic cirrhosis: effects of hepatic metabolic capacity, alcohol consumption, and hyponatremia--a historical cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Medicine V Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Res Notes 5:509. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Ann Intern Med 156:841-7, W295. 2012
    ..Patients with alcoholic cirrhosis are at higher risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The role of HCC surveillance for these patients is undefined...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical course of alcoholic liver cirrhosis: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hepatology 51:1675-82. 2010
    ..Subsequent complications occurred in an unpredictable order among patients with ascites or variceal bleeding...
  6. pmc Socioeconomic status and survival of cirrhosis patients: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:35. 2009
    ..We examined whether marital status, employment, and personal income were associated with the survival of cirrhosis patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Surgical risk for patients with liver disease]
    Peter Jepsen
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Klinisk Epidemiologisk Afdeling, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:4299-302. 2006
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity and survival of Danish cirrhosis patients: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hepatology 48:214-20. 2008
    ..15). In the first year of follow-up, but not later, comorbidity increased the risk of cirrhosis-related death, and this was consistent with an apparent synergy between the cirrhosis and comorbidity effects on mortality in the same period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas in Denmark from 1978 through 2002
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Alle 1150, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:895-7. 2007
    ..g., inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, smoking, or thorotrast), but our findings are consistent with a common etiology for intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas...
  10. pmc The galactose elimination capacity and mortality in 781 Danish patients with newly-diagnosed liver cirrhosis: a cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:50. 2009
    ..Therefore, we examined whether the galactose elimination capacity (GEC), a physiological measure of the total metabolic capacity of the liver, was associated with mortality in a large cohort of patients with newly-diagnosed cirrhosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of primary and secondary liver cancers]
    Peter Jepsen
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Klinisk Epidemiologisk Afdeling, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1323-5. 2008
    ..The incidence rate of cholangiocarcinoma is slightly lower, and decreasing. The incidence rate of liver metastases is at least 40 per 100,000 per year. The prognosis for patients with liver cancer is poor, but seems to be improving...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term prognosis for transplant-free survivors of paracetamol-induced acute liver failure
    P Jepsen
    Department of Medicine V, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:894-900. 2010
    ..The prognosis for transplant-free survivors of paracetamol-induced acute liver failure remains unknown...
  13. pmc Alcoholic cirrhosis in Denmark - population-based incidence, prevalence, and hospitalization rates between 1988 and 2005: a descriptive cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:3. 2008
    ..However, there is no recent information on the epidemiology of alcoholic cirrhosis. We examined time trends in incidence, prevalence, and hospitalization rates of alcoholic cirrhosis in Denmark between 1988 and 2005...
  14. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of hepatocellular carcinoma in the U.S. and Denmark: recent trends
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 121:1624-6. 2007
    ..S. men than for U.S. women...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between admission for poisoning with paracetamol or other weak analgesics and subsequent admission for psychiatric disorder: a Danish nationwide case-control study
    P Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:645-51. 2005
    ..Many cases of paracetamol poisoning are with suicidal intent, but the association between paracetamol poisoning and subsequent psychiatric disorder is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint A nationwide study of the incidence and 30-day mortality rate of pyogenic liver abscess in Denmark, 1977-2002
    P Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1185-8. 2005
    ..Pyogenic liver abscess is a life-threatening disease. Accurate data on incidence and prognosis are important, but scarce...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence and prognosis of cholangiocarcinoma in Danish patients with and without inflammatory bowel disease: a national cohort study, 1978-2003
    Rune Erichsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:513-20. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the absolute risk of CC in IBD patients was low and the CC incidence decreased over calendar time. The prognosis was equally grave, regardless of the presence of IBD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk of cancer in patients hospitalized with fatty liver: a Danish cohort study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:356-9. 2003
    ..To examine the risk of cancer in patients with fatty liver...
  19. pmc Liver cirrhosis, other liver diseases, and risk of hospitalisation for intracerebral haemorrhage: a Danish population-based case-control study
    Henning Grønbaek
    Department of Medicine V, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:16. 2008
    ..Liver diseases are suspected risk factors for intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH). We conducted a population-based case-control study to examine risk of ICH among hospitalised patients with liver cirrhosis and other liver diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with a diagnosis of fatty liver--a registry-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2101-4. 2003
    ..There are very limited data available regarding the prognosis of patients with fatty liver. We examined the overall and cause-specific mortality of fatty liver patients in a large Danish cohort...
  21. ncbi request reprint Survival after colorectal cancer in patients with Crohn's disease: A nationwide population-based Danish follow-up study
    Mette Larsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:163-7. 2007
    ..Based on nationwide population-based registries, we compared survival among CRC patients with CD and CRC patients without CD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adverse pregnancy outcome in users of sulfamethizole during pregnancy: a population-based observational study
    Chaveewan Ratanajamit
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus and Aalborg University Hospitals, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:837-41. 2003
    ..To estimate the risk of adverse birth and neonatal outcome, and miscarriage in women who used sulfamethizole during pregnancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint A registry-based study of gender, fetal growth, and risk of Wilms tumor
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:435-9. 2004
    ..It was found that the risk of Wilms tumor increased with fetal growth in girls, but decreased with fetal growth in boys, although the findings did not reach statistical significance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with liver cirrhosis and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2133-6. 2003
    ..Patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites have a high risk of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, but the prognostic impact of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis has not been well examined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Short-term prognosis of community-acquired bacteremia in patients with liver cirrhosis or alcoholism: A population-based cohort study
    Gitte Linderoth
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:636-41. 2006
    ..This study looks at the short-term prognosis for bacteremia in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis, nonalcoholic liver cirrhosis, and alcoholism, compared with the prognosis for other bacteremia cases...
  26. doi request reprint Endoscopic sphincterotomy and long-term risk of cholangiocarcinoma: a population-based follow-up study
    Frank Viborg Mortensen
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology L, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:745-50. 2008
    ..The similar rates at the latest times after ERC suggest the lack of a causal association between sphincterotomy and cholangiocarcinoma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and pyogenic liver abscess: risk and prognosis
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1194-201. 2007
    ..Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a rare, life-threatening disease with an increasing rate of incidence. Case reports from East Asia suggest that diabetes mellitus is an important risk factor, but formal evidence is limited...
  28. doi request reprint Time trends in incidence and prognosis of primary liver cancer and liver metastases of unknown origin in a Danish region, 1985-2004
    Rune Erichsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:104-10. 2008
    ..Few longitudinal studies examined this issue. In a population-based setting, we studied changes in the incidence and prognosis of PLC and LMUO over time...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adverse pregnancy outcome in women exposed to acyclovir during pregnancy: a population-based observational study
    Chaveewan Ratanajamit
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:255-9. 2003
    ..The use of topical acyclovir does not seem to be associated with any adverse pregnancy outcome, although data on stillbirth are inconclusive...
  30. ncbi request reprint Survival after colorectal cancer in patients with ulcerative colitis: a nationwide population-based Danish study
    Ane B Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1283-7. 2006
    ..Little is known about how UC impacts CRC prognosis. In a nationwide population-based study we examined the CRC prognosis in UC patients compared to CRC patients without UC...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and cause-specific mortality in patients with cirrhosis of the liver: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Medicine V Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:88-93. 2003
    ..Mortality in all disease categories was increased, even in those not traditionally related to cirrhosis. In conclusion, patients with cirrhosis of the liver face reduced life expectancy due to several causes of death...
  32. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality of alcoholic hepatitis in Denmark 1999-2008: a nationwide population based cohort study
    Thomas Damgaard Sandahl
    Department of Medicine V, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Hepatol 54:760-4. 2011
    ..This study aims to provide nationwide population-based estimates of alcoholic hepatitis incidence and mortality in Denmark, 1999-2008...
  33. ncbi request reprint Valproic acid and risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Ther 13:113-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, our data challenge the hypothesis that valproic acid is an independent risk factor for acute pancreatitis...
  34. doi request reprint Hospitalizations for opioid poisoning: a nation-wide population-based study in Denmark, 1998-2004
    Anne Mette Bay Bjørn
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Addiction 104:104-8. 2009
    ..To assess hospitalization rates (HR) for poisoning with heroin, methadone or strong analgesics and relate them to quantities of prescribed methadone and strong analgesics in Denmark between 1998 and 2004...
  35. doi request reprint Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with liver disease: a nationwide population-based case-control study
    Kirstine Kobberøe Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:96-101. 2009
    ..We examined the risk of venous thromboembolism in patients hospitalized with liver diseases...
  36. pmc Perforated peptic ulcer and short-term mortality among tramadol users
    Marie L Tørring
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:565-72. 2008
    ..Tramadol may mask symptoms of peptic ulcer complications, yet tramadol's effect on peptic ulcer prognosis is unknown...
  37. doi request reprint Validation of prognostic scores for clinical use in patients with alcoholic hepatitis
    Thomas Damgaard Sandahl
    Department of Medicine V Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1127-32. 2011
    ....
  38. pmc A population-based study of maternal use of amoxicillin and pregnancy outcome in Denmark
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:216-21. 2003
    ..We examined the association between amoxicillin exposure during pregnancy and birth weight, preterm delivery, congenital malformations, perinatal death, and spontaneous abortion...
  39. ncbi request reprint Discharge diagnoses of liver diseases in Nuuk Greenland compared to a Danish county hospital
    Malene S Rokkjaer
    Department of Medicine V, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:162-8. 2006
    ..It is a frequently held notion that Inuits/Greenlanders are less prone to develop chronic liver disease than Europeans. High alcohol consumption and chronic viral infection are more frequent in Greenland than in Denmark...
  40. doi request reprint Critical flicker frequency and continuous reaction times for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy: a comparative study of 154 patients with liver disease
    Mette Munk Lauridsen
    Department of Medicine V Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Metab Brain Dis 26:135-9. 2011
    ..the ability of reacting appropriately to a sensory stimulus. The choice of test depends on the information needed in the clinical and scientific care and study of the patients...
  41. doi request reprint Autoimmune hepatitis in Denmark: Incidence, prevalence, prognosis, and causes of death. A nationwide registry-based cohort study
    Lisbet Grønbæk
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark Electronic address
    J Hepatol 60:612-7. 2014
    ..Population-based studies of the clinical course of autoimmune hepatitis are scarce. We conducted a nationwide study of incidence, prevalence, prognosis, and causes of death of autoimmune hepatitis in Denmark...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk of suicide in users of cardiovascular drugs: a review of the epidemiological evidence
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg and Aarhus University Hospitals, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 3:163-7. 2003
    ..Future studies must try to reduce confounding. Meta-analyses of data from existing trials may be an approach to solve the problem of confounding...
  43. pmc The risk and prognosis of cancer after hospitalisation for herpes zoster: a population-based follow-up study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, Building 260, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 91:1275-9. 2004
    ..Haematological cancer following hospitalisation for herpes zoster has a poorer prognosis than in non-herpes zoster patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer survival in northern Denmark: 1985-2004
    L H Iversen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Colorectal Dis 9:210-7. 2007
    ..To improve cancer treatment in Denmark, a National Cancer Plan was proposed in 2000. We conducted this population-based study to monitor recent trends in CRC survival and mortality in four Danish counties...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thirty-day case fatality after nephrectomy in patients with liver cirrhosis--a Danish population-based cohort study
    Lars Lund
    Department of Urology, Viborg Hospital, 8800 Viborg, Denmark
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:433-6. 2003
    ..We compared the 30-day postoperative case fatality rate after nephrectomy in patients with liver cirrhosis with that of patients without liver cirrhosis using data from an established dataset...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Danish clinical hepatoepidemiology. The Danish Society of Hepatology]
    Peter Jepsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1027. 2008