Reimar W Thomsen

Summary

Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incretin-based therapy and risk of acute pancreatitis: a nationwide population-based case-control study
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 38:1089-98. 2015
  2. pmc The Danish Centre for Strategic Research in Type 2 Diabetes (DD2) study: Collection of baseline data from the first 580 patients
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus
    Clin Epidemiol 4:43-8. 2012
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Incretin-based therapy and risk of acute pancreatitis: a nationwide population-based case-control study
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 38:1089-98. 2015
    ..To investigate whether the use of incretin-based drugs (GLP-1 receptor agonists and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 [DPP4] inhibitors) is associated with acute pancreatitis...
  2. pmc The Danish Centre for Strategic Research in Type 2 Diabetes (DD2) study: Collection of baseline data from the first 580 patients
    Reimar Wernich Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus
    Clin Epidemiol 4:43-8. 2012
    ..In the future, the DD2 database represents a valuable source for outcome studies in type 2 diabetes...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint 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...
  7. 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)...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and pyogenic liver abscess: risk and prognosis
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1194-201. 2007
    ..Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a rare, life-threatening disease with an increasing rate of incidence. Case reports from East Asia suggest that diabetes mellitus is an important risk factor, but formal evidence is limited...
  25. doi request reprint Nationwide trends in pneumonia hospitalization rates and mortality, Denmark 1997-2011
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg University Hospital, Hobrovej 18 22, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:1214-22. 2014
    ..To provide up-to-date population-based data on nationwide trends in pneumonia hospitalization rates and associated 30-day mortality...
  26. pmc Lifestyle and clinical factors associated with elevated C-reactive protein among newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a cross-sectional study from the nationwide DD2 cohort
    Elisabeth Svensson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Endocr Disord 14:74. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine the prevalence of and modifiable factors associated with elevated C-reactive Protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, in men and women with newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (DM) in a population-based setting...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Rheumatoid Arthritis: Trends in Antirheumatic Drug Use, C-reactive Protein Levels, and Surgical Burden
    Alma B Pedersen
    From the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark A B Pedersen, MD, PhD, associate professor A Mor, MD, MPH, research fellow F Mehnert, Biostatistician, Dipl Math R W Thomsen, MD, PhD, associate professor S P Johnsen, MD, PhD, associate professor M Nørgaard, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital
    J Rheumatol 42:2247-54. 2015
    ..Therefore, we investigated time trends in antirheumatic drug consumption, C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, and use of orthopedic surgery among Danish patients with RA...
  31. doi request reprint Evidence for the low recording of weight status and lifestyle risk factors in the Danish National Registry of Patients, 1999-2012
    Mette Søgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 15:1320. 2015
    ..To examine the prevalence of lifestyle diagnosis codes recorded in the Danish National Registry of Patients (DNRP)...
  32. doi request reprint Vagotomy and subsequent risk of Parkinson's disease
    Elisabeth Svensson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Ann Neurol 78:522-9. 2015
    ..We investigated the risk of PD in patients who underwent vagotomy and hypothesized that truncal vagotomy is associated with a protective effect, whereas superselective vagotomy has a minor effect...
  33. doi request reprint Early glycaemic control in metformin users receiving their first add-on therapy: a population-based study of 4,734 people with type 2 diabetes
    Reimar W Thomsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Olof Palmes Alle 43 45, 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    Diabetologia 58:2247-53. 2015
    ..The aims of this work were to assess glycaemic control in metformin users receiving their first add-on glucose-lowering therapy and to examine the real-life effectiveness of different add-on drugs...
  34. pmc Lifestyle factors associated with type 2 diabetes and use of different glucose-lowering drugs: cross-sectional study
    Sinna P Ulrichsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e111849. 2014
    ..To examine the lifestyle profile among persons with and without Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and among users of different glucose-lowering drugs...
  35. pmc Impact of positive chest X-ray findings and blood cultures on adverse outcomes following hospitalized pneumococcal lower respiratory tract infection: a population-based cohort study
    Marlene Skovgaard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, 8200, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 13:197. 2013
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of a pulmonary infiltrate and bacteraemia on the clinical course of hospitalized patients with confirmed pneumococcal LRTI...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Relationship between death and infections among patients hospitalized in internal medicine departments: a prevalence and validation study
    Anne B Boisen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Infect Control 42:506-10. 2014
    ..We assessed the burden of infection-related death at internal medicine departments in Denmark and the validity of 2 population-based registries for diagnoses of infection...
  39. doi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative pneumonia after lung cancer surgery and impact of pneumonia on survival
    Dennis F Simonsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 109:1340-6. 2015
    ..Little is known about risk factors and prognosis for postoperative pneumonia (POP) in patients undergoing therapeutic lung cancer (LC) surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. pmc 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...
  42. doi request reprint 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...