Reimar W Thomsen

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Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Diabetes in Sub Saharan Africa 1999-2011: epidemiology and public health implications. A systematic review
    Victoria Hall
    Freelance Public Health Research Consultant, Private Practice, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:564. 2011
  2. pmc Quality of care and 30 day mortality among patients with hip fractures: a nationwide cohort study
    Katrine A Nielsen
    Danish Institute for Quality and Accreditation in Healthcare, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:186. 2009
  3. doi Validity and underrecording of diagnosis of COPD in the Danish National Patient Registry
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Respir Med 105:1063-8. 2011
  4. 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
  5. doi Preadmission use of statins and outcomes after hospitalization with pneumonia: population-based cohort study of 29,900 patients
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospital, Forskningens Hus, Aalborg, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 168:2081-7. 2008
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi Risk for hospital contact with infection in patients with splenectomy: a population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Centre, Søndre Skovvej 15, Aalborg, Denmark
    Ann Intern Med 151:546-55. 2009
  8. doi 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
  9. doi Impact of diabetes and poor glycaemic control on risk of bacteraemia with haemolytic streptococci groups A, B, and G
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Infect 63:8-16. 2011
  10. pmc Diabetes, glycemic control, and risk of hospitalization with pneumonia: a population-based case-control study
    Jette B Kornum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 31:1541-5. 2008

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Publications38

  1. pmc Diabetes in Sub Saharan Africa 1999-2011: epidemiology and public health implications. A systematic review
    Victoria Hall
    Freelance Public Health Research Consultant, Private Practice, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:564. 2011
    ..This paper aims to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the epidemiological trends and public health implications of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. pmc Quality of care and 30 day mortality among patients with hip fractures: a nationwide cohort study
    Katrine A Nielsen
    Danish Institute for Quality and Accreditation in Healthcare, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:186. 2009
    ..We examined the association between quality of care and 30 day mortality in a nationwide cohort of patients hospitalized with hip fracture...
  3. doi Validity and underrecording of diagnosis of COPD in the Danish National Patient Registry
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Respir Med 105:1063-8. 2011
    ..We also examined the negative predictive value of acute pneumonia or respiratory failure discharge diagnoses for absence of underlying COPD...
  4. 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...
  5. doi Preadmission use of statins and outcomes after hospitalization with pneumonia: population-based cohort study of 29,900 patients
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospital, Forskningens Hus, Aalborg, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 168:2081-7. 2008
    ..We examined whether preadmission statin use decreased risk of death, bacteremia, and pulmonary complications after pneumonia...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. ncbi Risk for hospital contact with infection in patients with splenectomy: a population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Centre, Søndre Skovvej 15, Aalborg, Denmark
    Ann Intern Med 151:546-55. 2009
    ..Splenectomy has been associated with increased risk for infection...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi Impact of diabetes and poor glycaemic control on risk of bacteraemia with haemolytic streptococci groups A, B, and G
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Infect 63:8-16. 2011
    ..Diabetes has been associated with bacteraemia due to haemolytic streptococci but epidemiological evidence is limited...
  10. pmc Diabetes, glycemic control, and risk of hospitalization with pneumonia: a population-based case-control study
    Jette B Kornum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 31:1541-5. 2008
    ..To examine whether diabetes is a risk factor for hospitalization with pneumonia and to assess the impact of A1C level on such risk...
  11. ncbi Type 2 diabetes and pneumonia outcomes: a population-based cohort study
    Jette B Kornum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 30:2251-7. 2007
    ..We sought to examine whether type 2 diabetes increases risk of death and complications following pneumonia and to assess the prognostic value of admission hyperglycemia...
  12. ncbi Diabetes mellitus as a risk and prognostic factor for community-acquired bacteremia due to enterobacteria: a 10-year, population-based study among adults
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 40:628-31. 2005
    ..Persons with diabetes had a substantially increased risk for enterobacterial bacteremia (adjusted odds ratio, 2.9; 95% confidence interval, 2.4-3.4). Among patients with bacteremia, diabetes was also associated with a poorer prognosis...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. pmc Diabetes, glycemic control, and risk of tuberculosis: a population-based case-control study
    Anne Leegaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 34:2530-5. 2011
    ..To examine the association between diabetes, glycemic control, and risk of tuberculosis (TB)...
  15. ncbi Statin use and mortality within 180 days after bacteremia: a population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Crit Care Med 34:1080-6. 2006
    ..To examine the association between preadmission statin use and mortality among patients with bacteremia in a population-based setting...
  16. doi Lymph node enlargement and risk of haematological and solid cancer
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Haematol 160:599-607. 2013
    ..We conclude that enlarged lymph nodes are a marker of occult cancer and long-term risk of cancer...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. doi Preadmission use of systemic glucocorticoids and 30-day mortality following bleeding peptic ulcer: a population-based cohort study
    Morten Olsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
    Am J Ther 17:23-9. 2010
    ..Increased mortality was most pronounced when glucocorticoids were used in high doses or were combined with other ulcer-related drugs...
  23. pmc Predictors for pathologically confirmed aortitis after resection of the ascending aorta: a 12-year Danish nationwide population-based cross-sectional study
    Jean Schmidt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Center, SDR, Skovvej 15, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R87. 2011
    ..Assessing the prevalence of, and predictors for, pathologically-confirmed inflammation of the aorta in Denmark, using a nationwide population-based study design...
  24. pmc Socioeconomic gradient in use of statins among Danish patients: population-based cross-sectional study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Stengade 10 2nd floor, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:534-42. 2005
    ..We conducted a population-based cross-sectional study in Denmark to examine the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and statin use...
  25. doi Preadmission use of SSRIs alone or in combination with NSAIDs and 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer bleeding
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1288-95. 2009
    ..However, increased mortality was found in patients who started SSRI therapy, particularly among those older than 80 years. We can only speculate on whether this finding is due to pharmacological action or confounding factors...
  26. ncbi Diabetes and outcome of community-acquired pneumococcal bacteremia: a 10-year population-based cohort study
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aalborg and Aarhus University Hospitals, Aalborg, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 27:70-6. 2004
    ..We conducted a population-based cohort study to assess the impact of diabetes on mortality within 90 days in patients with pneumococcal bacteremia...
  27. doi Chronic heart failure and risk of hospitalization with pneumonia: a population-based study
    Anil Mor
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Eur J Intern Med 24:349-53. 2013
    ..Chronic heart failure may increase risk of pneumonia due to alveoli flooding and reduced microbial clearance. We examined whether chronic heart failure is a risk factor for pneumonia-related hospitalization...
  28. doi Nontuberculous pulmonary mycobacteriosis in Denmark: incidence and prognostic factors
    Claire Andrejak
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:514-21. 2010
    ..Few population-based data are available regarding nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) pulmonary disease epidemiology and prognosis...
  29. doi Change from oral antidiabetic therapy to insulin and risk of urinary tract infections in Type 2 diabetic patients: a population-based prescription study
    Anne Katrine Sanden
    Department of Endocrinology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Forskningens Hus, Sdr Skovvej 15, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Diabetes Complications 24:375-81. 2010
    ..Diabetes is a risk factor for urinary tract infections (UTI), but the impact of insulin treatment and glycaemic control on UTI risk is not clear...
  30. doi Sulfonylureas and prognosis after myocardial infarction in patients with diabetes: a population-based follow-up study
    Henriette T Horsdal
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:515-22. 2009
    ..The cardiovascular safety, including risk of myocardial infarction (MI), of individual sulfonylureas (SUs) may differ. It remains uncertain whether treatment with individual SUs influences prognosis following MI...
  31. ncbi Aminoglycoside treatment and mortality after bacteraemia in patients given appropriate empirical therapy: a Danish hospital-based cohort study
    Morten Freundlich
    Anaesthesiology Sector North Jutland, 4th Department, Department of Intensive Care R, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:1115-23. 2007
    ..We examined the association between AG combination therapy and mortality and increase in serum creatinine in adult patients with bacteraemia given appropriate empirical antibiotic therapy...
  32. doi 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...
  33. doi Venous Thromboembolism after Community-Acquired Bacteraemia: A 20-year Danish Cohort Study
    Michael Dalager-Pedersen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e86094. 2014
    ..We examined the risk for VTE within one year of CAB in comparison to that in matched controls...
  34. pmc The Danish Centre for Strategic Research in Type 2 Diabetes (DD2) Project: rationale and planned nationwide studies of genetic predictors, physical exercise, and individualized pharmacological treatment
    Charlotte Steffensen
    Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Aarhus
    Clin Epidemiol 4:7-13. 2012
    ..Moreover, the DD2 will serve as a platform for testing and developing new antidiabetic drugs. All together, we expect this study to contribute to substantially improved diabetes care in T2D patients locally and abroad...
  35. doi Storage time of allogeneic red blood cells is associated with risk of severe postoperative infection after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Jan Jesper Andreasen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:329-34. 2011
    ..We therefore examined the association between the age of transfused RBCs and development of severe postoperative infection following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in a large population-based cohort study...
  36. ncbi CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
    ..This association was limited to distal GC, while serologically defined SCAG was strongly associated with cardia GC, thus suggesting a divergent risk pattern for these 2 sites...
  37. pmc The lesser known effects of statins: benefits on infectious outcomes may be explained by "healthy user" effect
    Reimar W Thomsen
    BMJ 333:980-1. 2006
  38. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis infection and risk of ectopic pregnancy
    Berit Andersen
    Sex Transm Dis 34:59; author reply 60. 2007