Henrik T Sorensen

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Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Birth outcome in women with breast cancer
    V Langagergaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 94:142-6. 2006
  2. pmc Use of glucocorticoids and risk of breast cancer: a Danish population-based case-control study
    Gitte Vrelits Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R21. 2012
  3. pmc Liver disease and 30-day mortality after colorectal cancer surgery: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Jonathan Montomoli
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N DK 8200, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:66. 2013
  4. pmc Comparison of zotarolimus-eluting and sirolimus-eluting coronary stents: a study from the Western Denmark Heart Registry
    Michael Maeng
    Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:84. 2012
  5. pmc Three-year mortality among alcoholic patients after intensive care: a population-based cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, 8240, Denmark
    Crit Care 16:R5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Superficial and deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and subsequent risk of cancer
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:586-93. 2012
  7. pmc Preadmission beta-blocker use and 30-day mortality among patients in intensive care: a cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Allé, Aarhus N 8240, Denmark
    Crit Care 15:R87. 2011
  8. pmc Preadmission statin use and one-year mortality among patients in intensive care - a cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Arhus N, Denmark
    Crit Care 14:R29. 2010
  9. pmc Prescriptions for selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and risk of breast cancer in a population-based case-control study
    Deirdre P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R15. 2010
  10. pmc Digoxin treatment is associated with an increased incidence of breast cancer: a population-based case-control study
    Thomas P Ahern
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R102. 2008

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  1. pmc Birth outcome in women with breast cancer
    V Langagergaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 94:142-6. 2006
    ..4 (95% CI: 1.0-2.0), and the PR of low birth weight at term for boys was 2.9 (95% CI: 1.3-6.3). Overall, our results are reassuring regarding the risks of adverse birth outcome for breast cancer patients...
  2. pmc Use of glucocorticoids and risk of breast cancer: a Danish population-based case-control study
    Gitte Vrelits Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R21. 2012
    ..It belongs to the same steroid superfamily as estrogens, which are known to play a role in breast cancer. However, the effect of glucocorticoid use on the risk of breast cancer is not clear...
  3. pmc Liver disease and 30-day mortality after colorectal cancer surgery: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Jonathan Montomoli
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N DK 8200, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:66. 2013
    ..Hence, we examined 30-day mortality after CRC surgery in patients with liver disease compared to those without liver disease...
  4. pmc Comparison of zotarolimus-eluting and sirolimus-eluting coronary stents: a study from the Western Denmark Heart Registry
    Michael Maeng
    Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:84. 2012
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness and safety of a zotarolimus-eluting (ZES) versus a sirolimus-eluting (SES) coronary stent in a large cohort of patients treated with one of these stents in Western Denmark...
  5. pmc Three-year mortality among alcoholic patients after intensive care: a population-based cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, 8240, Denmark
    Crit Care 16:R5. 2012
    ..Alcoholic patients comprise a large proportion of patients in intensive care units (ICUs). However, data are limited on the impact of alcoholism on mortality after intensive care...
  6. doi request reprint Superficial and deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and subsequent risk of cancer
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:586-93. 2012
    ..In contrast to deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, superficial venous thrombosis has not been considered to be a marker of occult cancer. However, actual data regarding the association are very limited...
  7. pmc Preadmission beta-blocker use and 30-day mortality among patients in intensive care: a cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Allé, Aarhus N 8240, Denmark
    Crit Care 15:R87. 2011
    ..We examined the association between preadmission beta-blocker use and 30-day mortality following intensive care...
  8. pmc Preadmission statin use and one-year mortality among patients in intensive care - a cohort study
    Steffen Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Arhus N, Denmark
    Crit Care 14:R29. 2010
    ..We examined whether statin use was associated with risk of death in general intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  9. pmc Prescriptions for selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and risk of breast cancer in a population-based case-control study
    Deirdre P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R15. 2010
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  10. pmc Digoxin treatment is associated with an increased incidence of breast cancer: a population-based case-control study
    Thomas P Ahern
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R102. 2008
    ..We explored the association between digoxin treatment and invasive breast cancer incidence among postmenopausal Danish women...
  11. pmc Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of re-operation due to post-surgical bleeding in breast cancer patients: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Rune Gärtner
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N 8200, Denmark
    BMC Surg 10:3. 2010
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) decrease platelet-function, which suggests that SSRI use may increase the risk of post-surgical bleeding. Few studies have investigated this potential association...
  12. pmc The incidence of interstitial lung disease 1995-2005: a Danish nationwide population-based study
    Jette B Kornum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Aalborg, Denmark
    BMC Pulm Med 8:24. 2008
    ..Current data on incidence of interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are sparse and concerns about an increasing trend have been raised. We examined incidence rates (IRs) of ILDs and changes in IRs between 1995 and 2005...
  13. pmc Apgar score and hospitalization for epilepsy in childhood: a registry-based cohort study
    Vera Ehrenstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:23. 2006
    ..A depressed Apgar score at 5 minutes is a marker for perinatal insults, including neurologic damage. We examined the association between 5-minute Apgar score and the risk of epilepsy hospitalization in childhood...
  14. pmc Association of Apgar score at five minutes with long-term neurologic disability and cognitive function in a prevalence study of Danish conscripts
    Vera Ehrenstein
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Science Centre Skejby, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:14. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine the association of five-minute Apgar score with prevalence of neurologic disability and with cognitive function in early adulthood...
  15. pmc The predictive value of ICD-10 diagnostic coding used to assess Charlson comorbidity index conditions in the population-based Danish National Registry of Patients
    Sandra K Thygesen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, The Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:83. 2011
    ..We examined the positive predictive value (PPV) of the ICD-10 diagnostic coding in the Danish National Registry of Patients (NRP) for the 19 Charlson conditions...
  16. pmc Retrivability in The Danish National Hospital Registry of HIV and hepatitis B and C coinfection diagnoses of patients managed in HIV centers 1995-2004
    Niels Obel
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:25. 2008
    ..We examined completeness of registration of HIV infections and of chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) coinfections in the Danish National Hospital Registry (DNHR) covering all Danish hospitals...
  17. 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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  18. 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...
  19. pmc Socioeconomic patient characteristics predict delay in cancer diagnosis: a Danish cohort study
    Rikke Pilegaard Hansen
    Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:49. 2008
    ..Large individual variations in the duration of delay have been observed. This study examines whether patients' socioeconomic characteristics are predictors of long patient-, doctor- and system-related delay in cancer diagnosis...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Robustness of genome-wide scanning using archived dried blood spot samples as a DNA source
    Mads V Hollegaard
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology, Statens Serum Institut, Ørestads Boulevard, Copenhagen, DK 2300, Denmark
    BMC Genet 12:58. 2011
    ..We examined the robustness of using DBS samples for whole-genome amplification following genome-wide scanning, using arrays from Illumina and Affymetrix...
  22. pmc Unexplained chest/epigastric pain in patients with normal endoscopy as a predictor for ischemic heart disease and mortality: a Danish 10-year cohort study
    Estrid Muff Munk
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus and Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus, University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:28. 2008
    ..Normal upper endoscopy may be a marker of ischemic heart disease in patients with unexplained chest/epigastric pain...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin and cancer: a population-based study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet Oncol 6:851-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the risk of cancer and survival after hospital admission for fever of unknown origin in a nationwide Danish follow-up study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and the concepts of the incidence and mortality
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 5:690-1. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Beyond randomized controlled trials: a critical comparison of trials with nonrandomized studies
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hepatology 44:1075-82. 2006
    ..Observational studies cannot replace trials, nor do trials make observational studies unnecessary. Both designs are susceptible to particular bias, so neither provides perfect information...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer and subsequent risk of venous thromboembolism
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 4:527-8. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and subsequent short-term risk of an occult cancer
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 6:249-50. 2008
  33. pmc Use of bisphosphonates among women and risk of atrial fibrillation and flutter: population based case-control study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 336:813-6. 2008
    ..To assess the association between atrial fibrillation and flutter and use of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis among women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Newer cyclo-oxygenase-2 selective inhibitors, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of acute pancreatitis
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:111-6. 2006
    ..Case reports have suggested that the use of newer cyclo-oxygenase-2 selective inhibitors may cause acute pancreatitis, but there has been no formal study of the association...
  35. pmc The risk of a second cancer after hospitalisation for venous thromboembolism
    H T Sørensen
    The Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 93:838-41. 2005
    ..4 (95% CI 1.2-1.7), with strong associations for cancers of the digestive organs, ovary and prostate. The association between VTE and subsequent incident cancer extends to patients who already have had a cancer diagnosis...
  36. doi request reprint Statins and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--the level of evidence for an association
    H Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Intern Med 266:520-6. 2009
    ..There was no similar increase in ALS incidence. The initial signals of a strong association from drug surveillance systems should now be discounted, but not disregarded...
  37. doi request reprint Heart disease may be a risk factor for pulmonary embolism without peripheral deep venous thrombosis
    Henrik T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Circulation 124:1435-41. 2011
    ..Heart diseases increase the risk of arterial embolism; whether they increase the risk of pulmonary embolism without peripheral venous thrombosis is less certain...
  38. doi request reprint Familial risk of venous thromboembolism: a nationwide cohort study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 9:320-4. 2011
    ..Venous thromboembolism has genetic determinants, but population-based data on familial risks are limited...
  39. doi request reprint Statin use and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other motor neuron disorders
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:413-7. 2010
    ..We assessed whether statin use is associated with the occurrence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other motor neuron disorders...
  40. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and subsequent diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage: a 20-year cohort study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1710-5. 2010
    ..Venous thromboembolism is a predictor of subsequent risk of ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, but no data are available regarding its association with risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hypercoagulability preceding cancer. Venous thromboembolism and subsequent cancer risk
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 3:583-4. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint The intrauterine origin of male breast cancer: a birth order study in Denmark
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:185-6. 2005
    ..00-2.92). This result is in line with that seen in female breast cancer cases and indicates that male breast cancer may have roots in the intrauterine life, oestrogens being a likely mediator...
  43. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and subsequent hospitalisation due to acute arterial cardiovascular events: a 20-year cohort study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Lancet 370:1773-9. 2007
    ..Other studies, however, do not show this association. To help clarify these discrepant findings, we aimed to investigate the risk of arterial cardiovascular events in patients who were diagnosed with venous thromboembolism...
  44. doi request reprint Arterial cardiovascular events, statins, low-dose aspirin and subsequent risk of venous thromboembolism: a population-based case-control study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 7:521-8. 2009
    ..There are similar confusions regarding the association of the use of aspirin and statins with venous thromboembolism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Secondary medical prevention among Danish patients hospitalised with either peripheral arterial disease or myocardial infarction
    C Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:51-8. 2008
    ..We compared the use of secondary prevention among patients with a first-time hospitalisation for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the lower limb with that among patients with a first-time hospitalisation for myocardial infarction (MI)...
  46. pmc Birth outcome in women exposed to 5-aminosalicylic acid during pregnancy: a Danish cohort study
    B Nørgård
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Gut 52:243-7. 2003
    ..5-Aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) preparations are the firstline drugs in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Data on the safety of these drugs in pregnancy are sparse...
  47. ncbi request reprint Azathioprine, mercaptopurine and birth outcome: a population-based cohort study
    B Nørgård
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:827-34. 2003
    ..Data on the safety of azathioprine and mercaptopurine during pregnancy are very sparse...
  48. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients having knee replacement and receiving thromboprophylaxis: a Danish population-based follow-up study
    Alma B Pedersen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1281-7. 2011
    ..We examined the rate of venous thromboembolism, as well as changes over time, in a population-based cohort of patients who underwent knee arthroplasty...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and ovarian cancer survival in Denmark, 1995-2005: a population-based cohort study
    M S Tetsche
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Alle, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:421-7. 2008
    ..The 5-year MRRs were similar to the 1-year MRRs. One quarter of Danish women with ovarian cancer were found to have comorbid conditions, and 5% had severe comorbidity. Severe comorbidity was a predictor of poorer survival...
  50. pmc Hodgkin's disease and birth outcome: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    V Langagergaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, Aarhus C DK 8000, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 98:183-8. 2008
    ..The overall findings are reassuring, they cannot exclude the possibility of an increased risk of congenital abnormalities for newborns of women diagnosed with HD before pregnancy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Birth outcome following maternal use of fluoroquinolones
    H Larsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg Hospital, Section North, 10 Stengade, app 13 15, Box 561, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 18:259-62. 2001
    ..Despite these limitations of statistical analysis the study suggested that the use of fluoroquinolones during pregnancy may not be a major risk factor to the foetus...
  52. pmc Risk of cancer in a large cohort of nonaspirin NSAID users: a population-based study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospital, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, Building 260, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 88:1687-92. 2003
    ..1-1.6), 1.4 (95% CI 0.9-2.1), and 1.6 (95% CI 1.3-2.0), respectively. We found protective associations of NSAIDs against colon, rectal, stomach, and ovarian cancer. Reasons for the increased risk for some cancer sites are not clear...
  53. pmc The impact of comorbidity and stage on ovarian cancer mortality: a nationwide Danish cohort study
    Mette S Tetsche
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 8:31. 2008
    ..Our aims were to examine the prevalence of comorbidity according to stage of cancer at diagnosis, to estimate the impact of comorbidity on survival, and to examine whether the impact of comorbidity on survival varies by stage...
  54. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation or flutter and stroke: a Danish population-based study of the effectiveness of oral anticoagulation in clinical practice
    L Frost
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg Sygehus, Denmark
    J Intern Med 252:64-9. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk of specific congenital abnormalities in offspring of women with diabetes
    G L Nielsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospitals and Aalborg Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabet Med 22:693-6. 2005
    ..To assess the extent to which the increased risk of congenital abnormalities seen in women with pre-gestational insulin-treated diabetes mellitus is unspecific or related to the embryology of specific organs...
  56. doi request reprint Examining secular trends and seasonality in count data using dynamic generalized linear modelling: a new methodological approach illustrated with hospital discharge data on myocardial infarction
    S Lundbye-Christensen
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:225-30. 2009
    ..Analyses conducted with this model provide insights not available from more traditional approaches...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of cancers associated with venous thromboembolism
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 343:1846-50. 2000
    ..Little is known about the prognosis of cancer discovered during or after an episode of venous thromboembolism...
  58. ncbi request reprint The risk of congenital abnormalities in children fathered by men treated with azathioprine or mercaptopurine before conception
    B Nørgård
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus and Aalborg University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:679-85. 2004
    ..The few existing data on the reproductive safety of these drugs after paternal use before conception are inconclusive...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Smoking, sex of the offspring, and risk of placental abruption, placenta previa, and preeclampsia: a population-based cohort study
    J T Mortensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospitals, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:894-8. 2001
    ..We examined the association between mothers' smoking habits during pregnancy, taking the sex of the offspring into consideration, and the risk and prognosis of placental abruption, placenta previa, and preeclampsia..
  61. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotics and risk of first-time hospitalization for myocardial infarction: a population-based case-control study
    S Nakagawa
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Intern Med 260:451-8. 2006
    ..However, detailed data on the association between use of antipsychotics and development of atherosclerotic disease are limited...
  62. ncbi request reprint Markers of fetal growth and serum levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I, -II and IGF binding protein 3 in adults
    S P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:41-7. 2004
    ..We found very little support to the hypothesis of an association between fetal growth and the IGF axis throughout life...
  63. ncbi request reprint Birth outcome of 1886 pregnancies after exposure to phenoxymethylpenicillin in utero
    B B Dencker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospitals, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 8:196-201. 2002
    ..To examine the risk of congenital abnormalities, preterm birth and low birth weight after exposure to phenoxymethylpenicillin in utero...
  64. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalization resulting from upper gastrointestinal bleeding among patients taking corticosteroids: a register-based cohort study
    G L Nielsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospitals, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Med 111:541-5. 2001
    ..Confounding from the underlying disease may also have contributed to the observed increase in risk...
  65. pmc Risk of hospitalization for angio-oedema among users of newer COX-2 selective inhibitors and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Amy Downing
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:496-501. 2006
    ..To examine the risk of angio-oedema among users of the newer cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 selective inhibitors celecoxib and rofecoxib and other non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in a population-based case-control study...
  66. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid use and risk of hip fracture: a population-based case-control study in Denmark
    P Vestergaard
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism C, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Intern Med 254:486-93. 2003
    ..To examine the association between cumulative CS dose and risk of hip fracture...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I, -II, and IGF binding protein-3 and risk of ischemic stroke
    S P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5937-41. 2005
    ..Low IGF-I levels may be associated with the development of stroke; however, prospective data appear to be unavailable...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Use of oral glucocorticoids and risk of skin cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study
    A Ø Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 100:200-5. 2009
    ..46)) among users of oral glucocorticoids. Our study supports an overall association between glucocorticoid use and risk of BCC that cannot be explained by the presence of chronic diseases or concomitant use of other immunosuppressants...
  71. pmc Survival trends among Danish patients undergoing coronary angiography for known or suspected ischaemic heart disease: a population based follow up study, 1992-2000
    S P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Heart 92:27-31. 2006
    ..To determine, from population based clinical data, changes in the survival of Danish patients examined by coronary angiography for known or suspected ischaemic heart disease (IHD) during the 1990s...
  72. doi request reprint Use of oral bisphosphonates and risk of venous thromboembolism: a population-based case-control study
    A L Lamberg
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 21:1911-7. 2010
    ..In this large, population-based case-control study, we found no evidence of an association between bisphosphonate use and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  73. pmc Use of antibiotics and risk of breast cancer: a population-based case-control study
    H T Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, Building 260, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 92:594-6. 2005
    ..In our study, use of antibiotics was not associated with an increased risk of breast cancer...
  74. doi request reprint Antiplatelet drugs and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage: a population-based case-control study
    M Schmidt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1468-74. 2010
    ..Antiplatelet drug use increases bleeding risk, but its role in precipitating subarachnoid hemorrhage remains unclear...
  75. doi request reprint Oral bisphosphonates and risk of ischemic stroke: a case-control study
    S Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8240 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 22:1773-9. 2011
    ..This would have substantial clinical and public health implications. We found no evidence of an association between bisphosphonate use and risk of ischemic stroke...
  76. doi request reprint Risk of revision of a total hip replacement in patients with diabetes mellitus: a population-based follow up study
    A B Pedersen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:929-34. 2010
    ..39 to 3.98)). Patients and surgeons should be aware of the relatively elevated risk of revision due to deep infection following THR in diabetes particularly in those with insufficient control of their glucose level...
  77. pmc Hospitalisation for venous thromboembolism in cancer patients and the general population: a population-based cohort study in Denmark, 1997-2006
    D P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, Aarhus N 8200, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 103:947-53. 2010
    ..Venous thromboembolism (VTE) frequently complicates cancer. Data on tumour-specific VTE predictors are limited, but may inform strategies to prevent thrombosis...
  78. pmc Use of photosensitising diuretics and risk of skin cancer: a population-based case-control study
    A Ø Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 99:1522-8. 2008
    ..30 (95% CI: 1.34-8.10)) was found among users of indapamide. We found little associations with risk of BCC. Our findings provide evidence that the use of some photosensitising diuretics is associated with an increased risk for SCC and MM...
  79. ncbi request reprint Introduction of newer selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors and rates of hospitalization with bleeding and perforated peptic ulcer
    S Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:907-12. 2007
    ....
  80. pmc Comorbidity and survival of Danish breast cancer patients from 1995 to 2005
    D P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Alle 1150, Aarhus C 8000, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 96:1462-8. 2007
    ..Such poorer survival is an important public health concern and can be expected to worsen as the population ages...
  81. ncbi request reprint Birth outcome in women treated with azathioprine or mercaptopurine during pregnancy: A Danish nationwide cohort study
    V Langagergaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:73-81. 2007
    ..Data on birth outcome after exposure to azathioprine or mercaptopurine during pregnancy is sparse...
  82. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of self-reported symptoms in Danish outpatients referred with symptoms consistent with colorectal cancer
    N C Bjerregaard
    Department of Surgery P, Aarhus Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Colorectal Dis 9:443-51. 2007
    ..To assess the association between self-reported symptoms and a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) in symptomatic outpatients without CRC risk factors, defined by a Danish expert group...
  83. ncbi request reprint Outcome of peptic ulcer bleeding among users of traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors
    R W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1431-8. 2006
    ..Few data exist on the impact of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use on peptic ulcer outcome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Risk and short-term prognosis of myocardial infarction among users of antidiabetic drugs
    S P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus and Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Ther 13:134-40. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the 30-day CFR may vary according to type of antidiabetic drug. These differences indicate the need for further examination of the cardiovascular safety of antidiabetic drugs...
  85. ncbi request reprint Rising incidence and persistently high mortality of hospitalized pneumonia: a 10-year population-based study in Denmark
    R W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark
    J Intern Med 259:410-7. 2006
    ..Little is known about temporal trends in the incidence and mortality of pneumonia in the general population...
  86. ncbi request reprint Perforated peptic ulcer: use of pre-admission oral glucocorticoids and 30-day mortality
    S Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:45-52. 2006
    ..Despite evidence that use of glucocorticoids increases the risk of complicated peptic ulcer disease, limited data exist on how use of oral glucocorticoids affects outcome for patients with peptic ulcer perforation...
  87. pmc Mortality in Danish patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer, 1978-2001
    A Ø Jensen
    Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Dermatologu, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Br J Dermatol 159:419-25. 2008
    ..Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is a growing public health problem among Caucasians, thus mortality data that may provide insight into the clinical course and foster our understanding of NMSC are important...
  88. ncbi request reprint Statins and the risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study
    H Thisted
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:185-90. 2006
    ..Case reports have suggested that statins may cause acute pancreatitis...
  89. pmc Incidence of interstitial pneumonitis among breast cancer patients: a 10-year Danish population-based cohort study
    S Christensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 98:1870-5. 2008
    ..4 (95% CI: 5.7-11.9). Thus, although IP is a rare adverse event among breast cancer patients, its risk is substantially higher than that in the general population...
  90. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor development in children exposed in utero to benzodiazepines, antidepressants, neuroleptics, and anti-epileptics
    J T Mortensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospitals, Stengade 10, Box 561, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:769-71. 2003
    ..Any abnormal test result was seen much more frequently among exposed (16%) than for not exposed (4%). The study has several limitations but raises concern that should be addressed in other and better designed studies...
  91. pmc Antidepressant use and colorectal cancer risk: a Danish population-based case-control study
    D P Cronin-Fenton
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 104:188-92. 2011
    ..Earlier research suggests that use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), but not tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), reduces the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Patient-related predictors of implant failure after primary total hip replacement in the initial, short- and long-terms. A nationwide Danish follow-up study including 36,984 patients
    S P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1303-8. 2006
    ..However, during six months to 8.6 years after surgery, being less than 60 years old was associated with an increased risk of failure, whereas none of the diagnoses for primary total hip replacement appeared to be independent predictors...
  93. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mortality in patients with liver cirrhosis undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    S S Nielsen
    Department of Medicine V (Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BJU Int 87:183-6. 2001
    ..Advanced age, comorbidity and acute admission seemed to be associated with an increased postoperative mortality. CONCLUSION: This study indicates that TURP in patients with liver cirrhosis was associated with increased mortality...
  94. ncbi request reprint Population-based case control study of the safety of sulfasalazine use during pregnancy
    B Nørgård
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:483-6. 2001
    ..We studied the human teratogenic risk of sulfasalazine because this drug interferes with folate metabolism...
  95. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth and hospitalization with asthma during early childhood: a follow-up study in Denmark
    Wei Yuan
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1240-5. 2002
    ..Childhood asthma may have a fetal origin. In order to examine this hypothesis we examined the association between fetal growth indicators and hospitalization with asthma during early childhood...
  96. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of short- and long-term survival from colorectal cancer in Denmark, 1977-1999
    L H Iversen
    Department of Surgery L, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Br J Surg 92:873-80. 2005
    ..Survival rates for patients with colorectal cancer have been lower in Denmark than in other European countries. The aim of this study was to examine temporal trends in relative survival from colorectal cancer between 1977 and 1999...
  97. ncbi request reprint Metronidazole and risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based case-control study
    M Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:415-20. 2005
    ..Use of metronidazole has been suggested to be associated with an increased risk of acute pancreatitis in case reports...
  98. pmc Use of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a Danish population-based cohort study
    M Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Sdr Skovvej 15, Postbox 365, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 94:1339-41. 2006
    ..7 per 100,000 among HRT users and 24.2 per 100,000 among non-users, yielding an adjusted RR of 0.99 (95% CI: 0.71-1.39). Our data did not support an association between HRT use and risk of NHL...
  99. 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...
  100. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis and birth outcomes: a Danish and Swedish nationwide prevalence study
    M Nørgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Intern Med 268:329-37. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence of preterm birth, infants with low Apgar score, small for gestational age (SGA) birth, stillbirth and congenital abnormalities in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with women without RA...
  101. ncbi request reprint Birth outcome and risk of neonatal hypoglycaemia following in utero exposure to pivmecillinam: a population-based cohort study with 414 exposed pregnancies
    H Larsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:439-44. 2001
    ..32, 95% CI 0.30-18.16) or hypoglycaemia (OR 0.73, 95% CI 0.18-3.00) that were induced by carnitine depletion. No significantly increased risk in adverse birth outcome was therefore found in women treated with pivmecillinam...