Mette Nørgaard

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Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Candida infection and cancer risk: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Intern Med 24:451-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Thrombosis in patients with primary chronic immune thrombocytopenia
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Thromb Res 130:S74-5. 2012
  3. pmc Maternal use of antibiotics, hospitalisation for infection during pregnancy, and risk of childhood epilepsy: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e30850. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis associated with conventional and atypical antipsychotics: a population-based case-control study
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacotherapy 28:27-34. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Risk of selected postpartum infections after cesarean section compared with vaginal birth: a five-year cohort study of 32,468 women
    Rita Andersen Leth
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:976-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Short-term mortality in relation to age and comorbidity in older adults with community-acquired bacteremia: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1593-600. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Maternal use of fluconazole and risk of congenital malformations: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:172-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer perforation among users of newer selective COX-2 inhibitors and traditional NSAIDs: a population-based study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2704-10. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Impact of COPD on outcome among patients with complicated peptic ulcer
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Chest 133:1360-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Risk of miscarriage for pregnant users of pivmecillinam: a population-based case-control study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    APMIS 116:278-83. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Candida infection and cancer risk: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Intern Med 24:451-5. 2013
    ..Candida species infection may be associated with increased cancer risk...
  2. doi request reprint Thrombosis in patients with primary chronic immune thrombocytopenia
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Thromb Res 130:S74-5. 2012
    ..VTEs may occur even in patients with low platelet count. The conclusion is therefore that clinicians should keep VTE in mind as a potential diagnosis in patients with chronic ITP...
  3. pmc Maternal use of antibiotics, hospitalisation for infection during pregnancy, and risk of childhood epilepsy: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e30850. 2012
    ..Maternal infection during pregnancy may be a risk factor for epilepsy in offspring. Use of antibiotics is a valid marker of infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis associated with conventional and atypical antipsychotics: a population-based case-control study
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacotherapy 28:27-34. 2008
    ..To examine the association of atypical and conventional antipsychotics with the risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis...
  5. doi request reprint Risk of selected postpartum infections after cesarean section compared with vaginal birth: a five-year cohort study of 32,468 women
    Rita Andersen Leth
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:976-83. 2009
    ..To compare the risk of postpartum infections within 30 days after vaginal birth, emergency, or elective cesarean section (CS)...
  6. doi request reprint Short-term mortality in relation to age and comorbidity in older adults with community-acquired bacteremia: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1593-600. 2008
    ..To assess 30-day mortality from bacteremia in relation to age and comorbidity and the association between age and mortality with increasing comorbidity...
  7. doi request reprint Maternal use of fluconazole and risk of congenital malformations: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:172-6. 2008
    ..We examined the association between the maternal use of fluconazole during pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations...
  8. ncbi request reprint 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer perforation among users of newer selective COX-2 inhibitors and traditional NSAIDs: a population-based study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2704-10. 2006
    ..We examined 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer perforation associated with the use of traditional NSAIDs and newer selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of COPD on outcome among patients with complicated peptic ulcer
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Chest 133:1360-6. 2008
    ..We examined the association between COPD and 30-day mortality following bleeding and perforation of a peptic ulcer...
  10. doi request reprint Risk of miscarriage for pregnant users of pivmecillinam: a population-based case-control study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    APMIS 116:278-83. 2008
    ..We concluded that use of pivmecillinam was associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, but the risk was not significantly (p=0.64) different from the risk associated with use of sulfamethizole...
  11. doi request reprint Survival of cancer patients with prior monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
    Henrik Gregersen
    Department of Haematology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Intern Med 21:564-8. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether a prior diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) affects cancer survival...
  12. doi request reprint Salmonella or Campylobacter gastroenteritis prior to a cancer diagnosis does not aggravate the prognosis: a population-based follow-up study
    Kim O Gradel
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    APMIS 118:136-42. 2010
    ..Mortality estimates did not change in relation to the time period between gastroenteritis and cancer. Salmonella/Campylobacter gastroenteritis prior to cancer was associated with neither the cancer stage nor a poorer prognosis...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Hospitalisation with otitis media in early childhood and cognitive function in young adult life: a prevalence study among Danish conscripts
    Marie Mortensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 13:8. 2013
    ..Therefore, among a large cohort of Danish conscripts, we aimed to examine the association between hospitalisation with OM in early childhood and cognitive function and educational level in early adulthood...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term clinical outcomes of patients with primary chronic immune thrombocytopenia: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Sdr Skovvej 15, Aalborg, Denmark
    Blood 117:3514-20. 2011
    ..3 (95% CI, 1.8-3.0). In summary, primary chronic ITP was associated with substantially increased long-term risk of infections, hemorrhagic episodes requiring hospitalization, hematologic malignancies, and mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Endocarditis and risk of cancer: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Med 126:58-67. 2013
    ..Endocarditis may be a marker for bacteremia-associated occult cancer. Intensive antibiotic treatment in endocarditis is suggested to reduce long-term cancer risk. We examined these hypotheses in a nationwide cohort study...
  17. pmc Use of clomifene during early pregnancy and risk of hypospadias: population based case-control study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 330:126-7. 2005
  18. pmc Short-term mortality after perforated or bleeding peptic ulcer among elderly patients: a population-based cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg and Aarhus Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    BMC Geriatr 7:8. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine the association of age with short-term mortality after perforated and bleeding peptic ulcer and to determine the impact of comorbidity on this association...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal use of oral contraceptives and risk of hypospadias - a population-based case-control study
    Pia Wogelius
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:777-81. 2006
    ..83 (95% CI: 0.46-1.50). Our data showed that self-reported maternal use of oral contraceptives during pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk of hypospadias in the offspring...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of congenital malformations
    Pia Wogelius
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:701-4. 2006
    ..Human data on the teratogenicity of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are limited. We examined the association between SSRI use during early pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations in the offspring...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors for splenectomy among patients with primary chronic immune thrombocytopenia: a population-based cohort study from Denmark
    Annette Ostergaard Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Arhus N, Denmark
    Ann Hematol 90:207-12. 2011
    ..e., patients' perceived frailty) cause the physicians to use the procedure cautiously...
  22. doi request reprint Maternal use of oral contraceptives during early pregnancy and risk of hypospadias in male offspring
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Urology 74:583-7. 2009
    ..To examine the association between maternal use of oral contraceptives in early pregnancy and increased prevalence of hypospadias in male offspring...
  23. ncbi request reprint Further analysis of the risk of adverse birth outcome after maternal use of fluoroquinolones
    Pia Wogelius
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:323-6. 2005
    ..7 (95% CI, 0.3-2.0) and the prevalence ratio of bone malformations was 2.2 (95% CI, 0.7-6.7). Our study raises the concern that prenatal fluoroquinolone exposure may be associated with an increased risk of bone malformations...
  24. doi request reprint Increased risk of zoonotic Salmonella and Campylobacter gastroenteritis in patients with haematological malignancies: a population-based study
    Kim O Gradel
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Ann Hematol 88:761-7. 2009
    ..Patients with haematological malignancy had increased long-term risk of enquiring Salmonella or Campylobacter gastroenteritis...
  25. pmc The influence of cardiovascular morbidity on the prognosis in prostate cancer. Experience from a 12-year nationwide Danish population-based cohort study
    Christina G Jespersen
    Department of Urology, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 11:519. 2011
    ..To determine the impact of preexisting ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke on overall survival in prostate cancer patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study
    Mette S Tetsche
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:275-8. 2007
    ..To examine whether acute pancreatitis is associated with the use of postmenopausal hormonal replacement therapy in Danish women over 45 yr of age...
  27. pmc Blood culture status and mortality among patients with suspected community-acquired bacteremia: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 11:139. 2011
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  28. doi request reprint Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance and risk of venous thromboembolism
    Henrik Gregersen
    Department of Haematology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Haematol 86:129-34. 2011
    ..Patients with multiple myeloma are at increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), but little information is available on VTE risk in patients with the precursor condition monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk of infection and survival of hairy cell leukaemia in Denmark
    Manuela Teodorescu
    Department of Haematology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 57:A4216. 2010
    ..Few population-based studies exist on incidence, risk of infection and mortality in hairy cell leukaemia (HCL)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pivmecillinam and adverse birth and neonatal outcomes: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Vinther Skriver
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:733-7. 2004
    ..79 (95% CI 0.38-1.68) for exposure within 28 d before delivery. Use of pivmecillinam during pregnancy did not appear to increase the risk of adverse birth and neonatal outcomes; however, statistical precision is still low...
  31. doi request reprint Risk of cholecystitis in patients with cancer: a population-based cohort study in Denmark
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Cancer 113:3410-9. 2008
    ..To the authors' knowledge, little information is available regarding the incidence of cholecystitis among patients with cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Skeletal related events, bone metastasis and survival of prostate cancer: a population based cohort study in Denmark (1999 to 2007)
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark, and Global Epidemiology, Amgen, Inc KC, JPF, Thousand Oaks, California, USA
    J Urol 184:162-7. 2010
    ..We describe mortality in patients with prostate cancer with and without bone metastasis further characterized by skeletal related events...
  33. doi request reprint Temporal changes in the incidence and 30-day mortality associated with bacteremia in hospitalized patients from 1992 through 2006: a population-based cohort study
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 52:61-9. 2011
    ..Little is known about temporal trends in the incidence and mortality associated with bacteremia in the general population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:259-62. 2007
    ..Therefore, our data suggest that the increased risk is related to confounding by lifestyle factors or the underlying depression...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposure to loratadine in children with hypospadias: a nested case-control study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Lars Pedersen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Ther 13:320-4. 2006
    ..In addition, this study does not suggest any risk differential between maternal exposure to loratadine and other antihistamines. However, the statistical precision of the risk estimates was low...
  36. doi request reprint Cause-specific colostomy rates after radiotherapy for anal cancer: a Danish multicentre cohort study
    Kåre G Sunesen
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery A, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Hobrovej 18 22, PO Box 365, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Oncol 29:3535-40. 2011
    ..Failure to control anal cancer and complications of treatment are alternative indications for colostomy. However, no data exist on cause-specific colostomy rates. We examined this in a cohort study...
  37. pmc Incidence of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients: a population-based cohort study in Denmark
    Annette Ø Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Alle 1150, DK 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 11:29. 2011
    ..Few epidemiological data exist on SREs after primary diagnosis of BrCa and subsequent bone metastasis. We therefore estimated the incidence of bone metastases and SREs in newly-diagnosed BrCa patients in Denmark from 1999 through 2007...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of nonaspirin NSAIDs and risk of lung cancer
    Mette Vinther Skriver
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 117:873-6. 2005
    ..Confounding by indication may have contributed to the increased risks, but the study provides no evidence to suggest that recent NSAID intake may be protective for lung cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Obesity, diabetes, and the risk of infections diagnosed in hospital and post-discharge infections after cesarean section: a prospective cohort study
    Rita Andersen Leth
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:501-9. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of obesity and diabetes on the risk of post-cesarean infections...
  40. pmc The impact of pre-existing heart failure on pneumonia prognosis: population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1407-13. 2008
    ..There are limited data describing how pre-existing heart failure affects mortality following pneumonia...
  41. doi request reprint Febrile seizures and cognitive function in young adult life: a prevalence study in Danish conscripts
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Pediatr 155:404-9. 2009
    ..To examine the association between febrile seizures and cognitive performance in early adulthood...
  42. ncbi request reprint Short-term mortality of bacteraemia in elderly patients with haematological malignancies
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospitals, Aalborg, Denmark
    Br J Haematol 132:25-31. 2006
    ..3), respectively. We found that increasing age was associated with increased mortality from bacteraemia in patients with haematological malignancies. An increased burden of comorbidity among the elderly did not explain this association...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Maternal herpes labialis in pregnancy and neural tube defects
    Bente Nørgård
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:674-6. 2006
    ..19 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.68-2.06), and in the entire pregnancy was OR 0.94 (95% CI 0.61-1.44). Self-reported maternal herpes labialis during pregnancy was not associated with a substantially increased risk of NTDs in infants...
  45. doi request reprint Use of penicillin and other antibiotics and risk of multiple sclerosis: a population-based case-control study
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 174:945-8. 2011
    ..08 and 1.83. Thus, this study found that penicillin use and use of other antibiotics were similarly associated with increased risk of MS, suggesting that the underlying infections may be causally associated with MS...
  46. pmc Survival of patients with kidney cancer in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Tau Pelant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:53-8. 2011
    ..Our aim was to study possible changes in survival of patients with kidney cancer after implementation of two national Danish cancer plans...
  47. doi request reprint Bone marrow reticulin and collagen content in patients with adult chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a Danish nationwide study
    Marianne Schmidt Ettrup
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Arhus N, Denmark
    Am J Hematol 85:930-4. 2010
    ..24, 95% CI: 0.81-1.86). Thus, bone marrow reticulin and collagen content in chronic ITP patients may be associated with some clinical characteristics...
  48. doi request reprint Risk and prognosis of adult primary immune thrombocytopenia
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Expert Rev Hematol 5:219-28. 2012
    ..In this review, we describe patient-specific factors associated with the outcome of disease, the clinical course of immune thrombocytopenia including the potential adverse impact of some treatments and finally the overall prognosis...
  49. pmc Prognosis of ovarian cancer subsequent to venous thromboembolism: a nationwide Danish cohort study
    Mette S Tetsche
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 6:189. 2006
    ..Our aims were to examine the extent of disease at the time of the diagnosis of ovarian cancer and to estimate the impact of VTE on survival of ovarian cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk in patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
    Henrik Gregersen
    Department of Haematology Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Br J Haematol 135:62-7. 2006
    ..6 (95% CI, 1.1-2.2)] and MGUS with kappa light chain [1.4 (95% CI, 1.1-1.7)]. MGUS patients had an increased risk of fractures, which could not be explained by comorbidity, advanced age, gender or malignant transformation...
  51. doi request reprint The impact of comorbidity on survival of Danish colorectal cancer patients from 1995 to 2006--a population-based cohort study
    Lene H Iversen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:71-8. 2009
    ..The impact of comorbidity on the outcome of colorectal cancer is poorly understood. We examined the prevalence of comorbidity and its impact on survival among Danish colorectal cancer patients...
  52. pmc Survival of patients with colon and rectal cancer in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Eva B Ostenfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:27-34. 2011
    ..We conducted this population-based study to monitor recent trends in colon and rectal cancer survival in the central and northern regions of Denmark...
  53. doi request reprint Influence of medical treatment, smoking and disease activity on pregnancy outcomes in Crohn's disease
    Mette Julsgaard
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology V, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 49:302-8. 2014
    ..This association was most pronounced among women who received medical treatment. Maternal medical treatment for CD did not seem to be a risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint Haematological malignancies--a predictor of a poor outcome in patients with bacteraemia
    Mette Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Infect 53:190-8. 2006
    ..To compare microbial agents causing first episodes of bacteraemia in patients with and without haematological malignancies, and to examine mortality within 90 days of follow-up...
  55. pmc Effect of socioeconomic status on mortality after bacteremia in working-age patients. A Danish population-based cohort study
    Kristoffer Koch
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e70082. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on mortality in patients with bacteremia and the underlying factors that may mediate differences in mortality...
  56. doi request reprint Hospitalized prenatal and childhood infections and obesity in Danish male conscripts
    Noelle M Cocoros
    Bureau of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:307-13. 2013
    ..We examined the relation between early life infections and adult obesity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and 30-day mortality from peptic ulcer bleeding and perforation: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 29:805-10. 2006
    ..We examined whether diabetes increased 30-day mortality among Danish patients hospitalized with bleeding or perforated peptic ulcers...
  58. pmc Risk of surgical site infection and efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis: a cohort study of appendectomy patients in Thailand
    Nongyao Kasatpibal
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 6:111. 2006
    ..We therefore examined risk factors, use, and efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics for surgical site infection SSI among patients with uncomplicated open appendectomy...
  59. pmc Validity of the recorded International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition diagnoses codes of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast and prostate cancer patients in the Danish National Registry of Patients
    Annette Østergaard Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 1:101-8. 2009
    ....
  60. pmc Survival in patients with synchronous liver metastases in central and northern Denmark, 1998 to 2009
    Morten Høyer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:11-7. 2011
    ..We therefore examined the changes in survival in Danish patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC) or other solid tumors (non-CRC) who had liver metastases at time of diagnosis...
  61. pmc Survival of patients with primary liver cancer in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Jonathan Montomoli
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:3-10. 2011
    ..However, few updated longitudinal studies examined this issue. In a population-based setting, we studied changes in the prognoses over time...
  62. doi request reprint Self-reported adherence to medical treatment prior to and during pregnancy among women with ulcerative colitis
    Mette Julsgaard
    Department of Medicine V, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1573-80. 2011
    ..The aim was to examine predictors for and prevalence rates of nonadherence to maintenance treatment among women with UC prior to and during pregnancy...
  63. pmc First notification of positive blood cultures and the high accuracy of the gram stain report
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Sdr Skovvej 15, Post Box 365, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1113-7. 2007
    ..accounted for 25% of the reports stating polar motility. In conclusion, we demonstrated a high accuracy of Gram stain reports, whereas wet mount microscopy was generally less accurate...
  64. pmc Survival of prostate cancer patients in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Michael Borre
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:41-6. 2011
    ..Our aim was to examine possible changes in the short- and long-term survival of patients with prostate cancer during 1998-2009...
  65. doi request reprint Immunosuppressive disorders and risk of anal squamous cell carcinoma: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark, 1978-2005
    Kåre G Sunesen
    Department of Colorectal Surgery P, Aarhus Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 127:675-84. 2010
    ..4 (CI: 2.1-40.8)). In conclusion, we found HIV infection, solid organ transplantation, haematologic malignancies and a range of specific autoimmune diseases strongly associated with increased risk of anal SCC...
  66. pmc Pancreatic cancer survival in central and northern Denmark from 1998 through 2009: a population-based cohort study
    Deirdre P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:19-25. 2011
    ..As a result, in 2000, a national strategy to improve cancer survival was introduced. Here we examine time trends in survival and relative mortality among pancreatic cancer patients, using Danish population and medical databases...
  67. pmc Validity of a procedure to identify patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in the Danish National Registry of Patients
    Katrine Edith Klith Heden
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 1:7-10. 2009
    ..Administrative data may be useful for epidemiological studies of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). However, the quality of the recorded diagnoses needs evaluation...
  68. pmc Validity of the recorded codes of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatment and orchiectomies in the Danish National Patient Registry
    Christina Gade Jespersen
    Department of Urology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 4:145-9. 2012
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  69. pmc Survival of patients with ovarian cancer in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Anne Fia Grann
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:59-64. 2011
    ..To examine time trends of survival and mortality of ovarian cancer in the central and northern Denmark regions during the period 1998-2009...
  70. pmc Use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors during early pregnancy and risk of congenital malformations: updated analysis
    Jette B Kornum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 2:29-36. 2010
    ..Data on the safety of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in pregnancy are inconsistent. We examined associations between SSRI use during early pregnancy and risk of congenital malformations in infants...
  71. pmc Use of prescribed drugs among primiparous women: an 11-year population-based study in Denmark
    Anne Mette Bay Bjørn
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital
    Clin Epidemiol 3:149-56. 2011
    ..To describe patterns of prescribed drug use over time among primiparous women in Denmark...
  72. pmc Survival of women with breast cancer in central and northern Denmark, 1998-2009
    Lone Winther Lietzen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Epidemiol 3:35-40. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine possible changes in survival of Danish breast cancer patients in central and northern Denmark in the period 1998-2009...
  73. doi request reprint Compliance with methotrexate treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: influence of patients' beliefs about the medicine. A prospective cohort study
    Annette de Thurah
    Department of Rheumatology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000, Aarhus, Denmark
    Rheumatol Int 30:1441-8. 2010
    ..Compliance did not seem to be influenced by the patients' functional impairment or the MTX dose level...