T STURMER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Patient delay and stage of diagnosis among breast cancer patients in Germany -- a population based study
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Br J Cancer 86:1034-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The performance of methods for correcting measurement error in case-control studies
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 13:507-16. 2002
  3. pmc Interaction between alcohol dehydrogenase II gene, alcohol consumption, and risk for breast cancer
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 87:519-23. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Flexible matching strategies to increase power and efficiency to detect and estimate gene-environment interactions in case-control studies
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 155:593-602. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke: applicability of existing scores in the emergency situation and proposal of a new score
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 21:8-17. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy and patterns of osteoarthritis. The Ulm Osteoarthritis Study
    J Stove
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery RKU, University of Ulm, Germany
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:340-5. 2001
  7. pmc Prevalence and determinants of nasal colonization with antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among unselected patients attending general practitioners in Germany
    S Lietzau
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 132:655-62. 2004
  8. pmc International variation in hip replacement rates
    H Merx
    Department of Orthopaedics RKU, University of Ulm, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:222-6. 2003
  9. pmc Does a negative screening colonoscopy ever need to be repeated?
    H Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Gut 55:1145-50. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Degree of matching and gain in power and efficiency in case-control studies
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 12:101-8. 2001

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Patient delay and stage of diagnosis among breast cancer patients in Germany -- a population based study
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Br J Cancer 86:1034-40. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The performance of methods for correcting measurement error in case-control studies
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 13:507-16. 2002
    ..One reason may be that little is known about the robustness of these methods against violations of their restrictive assumptions...
  3. pmc Interaction between alcohol dehydrogenase II gene, alcohol consumption, and risk for breast cancer
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 87:519-23. 2002
    ..Breast cancer risk associated with alcohol consumption may vary according to the alcohol dehydrogenase II polymorphism, probably due to differences in alcohol metabolism...
  4. ncbi request reprint Flexible matching strategies to increase power and efficiency to detect and estimate gene-environment interactions in case-control studies
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 155:593-602. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke: applicability of existing scores in the emergency situation and proposal of a new score
    TIL STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 21:8-17. 2002
    ..The inclusion of TIA and the explicit incorporation of incomplete information may enhance the applicability of differential diagnostic scores in the prehospital emergency situation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy and patterns of osteoarthritis. The Ulm Osteoarthritis Study
    J Stove
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery RKU, University of Ulm, Germany
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:340-5. 2001
    ..Odds ratios (OR) and their 95% confidence intervals (CI) for the association between HE and OA patterns were estimated adjusting for potential confounders...
  7. pmc Prevalence and determinants of nasal colonization with antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among unselected patients attending general practitioners in Germany
    S Lietzau
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 132:655-62. 2004
    ..0-53]. Besides a high prevalence of resistance to penicillinase-instable antibiotics we found only one (0.7%) methicillin-resistant S. aureus. Recent antibiotic use was associated with increased resistance to erythromycin...
  8. pmc International variation in hip replacement rates
    H Merx
    Department of Orthopaedics RKU, University of Ulm, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:222-6. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Does a negative screening colonoscopy ever need to be repeated?
    H Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Gut 55:1145-50. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long term risk of clinically manifest colorectal cancer among subjects with negative findings at colonoscopy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Degree of matching and gain in power and efficiency in case-control studies
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Heidelberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 12:101-8. 2001
    ..It might be worthwhile to evaluate the optimum degree of matching for specific settings in the design of case-control studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obesity, overweight and patterns of osteoarthritis: the Ulm Osteoarthritis Study
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 22, D 89081, Ulm, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:307-13. 2000
    ..7; 95% CI: 0.3-1.7) nor generalized OA (OR = 1.1; 95% CI: 0.6-2.1) was observed. Obesity seems to be a mechanical rather than a systemic risk factor for OA with the knee joint being especially susceptible...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction of clinically manifest colorectal cancer by endoscopic screening: empirical evaluation and comparison of screening at various ages
    H Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:231-7. 2005
    ..Repeated offers of screening examinations could provide substantial additional benefit with the levels of compliance to be expected in practice, but they would have to be weighed against the increased risks and costs...
  13. pmc Indications for total hip replacement: comparison of assessments of orthopaedic surgeons and referring physicians
    K E Dreinhöfer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ulm, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1346-50. 2006
    ..To analyse differences of opinions on indications for primary total hip replacements (THRs) within and between groups of orthopaedic surgeons and the physicians who refer patients to them...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of impaired renal function with use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: the importance of half-life and other medications
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Med 111:521-7. 2001
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may interfere with renal function, but little is known about the effects of the half-life of these agents, or the use of other medications, on renal function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age-specific detriments to quality of life among breast cancer patients one year after diagnosis
    V Arndt
    University of Ulm, Department of Epidemiology, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 40:673-80. 2004
    ..However, some differences exist that seem to predominantly affect younger women who show a poorer QOL in certain domains...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol and osteoarthritis. The baseline examination of the Ulm Osteoarthritis Study
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Rheumatol 25:1827-32. 1998
    ..To assess the association between serum cholesterol and osteoarthritis (OA)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and patterns of osteoarthritis. The Ulm osteoarthritis study
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:169-71. 2001
    ..Despite recent advances regarding the role of diabetes with respect to cartilage metabolism, epidemiologic data to quantify the role of diabetes in the development of osteoarthritis (OA) are sparse...
  18. doi request reprint The psychiatric vulnerability gene CACNA1C and its sex-specific relationship with personality traits, resilience factors and depressive symptoms in the general population
    J Strohmaier
    Division of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mol Psychiatry 18:607-13. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol: comparison of food frequency questionnaire and diet record in a general population sample
    E Muller
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Epidemiol Biostat 6:297-303. 2001
    ..Accurate measurement of alcohol intake in epidemiological studies is crucial for valid estimation of alcohol-related effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint A computer program to estimate power and relative efficiency of flexibly matched case-control studies
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing at the University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 44:693-6. 2005
    ..We now present a method and a computer program to calculate power and relative efficiency compared to an unmatched design varying the proportion of the matching factor in controls over all possible values from 0 to 100 percent...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cognitive status in the elderly using telephone interviews
    D Debling
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 38:360-7. 2005
    ..To examine the feasibility to assess cognitive status in the elderly using telephone interviews...
  22. doi request reprint Work-related stress, inability to relax after work and risk of adult asthma: a population-based cohort study
    A Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Allergy 65:1298-305. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to investigate the relation between work stress and asthma prevalence and incidence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Potential gain in efficiency and power to detect gene-environment interactions by matching in case-control studies
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Genet Epidemiol 18:63-80. 2000
    ..The aim of this paper is to quantify the effect of matching on the efficiency of estimation and power to detect gene-environment interactions in case-control studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint A computer program to estimate power and relative efficiency to assess multiplicative interactions in flexibly matched case-control studies
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing at the University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Strasse 20, Heidelberg 69115, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 74:261-5. 2004
    ..Our program will strongly facilitate assessing the benefits of matching and flexible matching strategies in case-control studies addressing multiplicative interactions, including gene-environment interactions...
  25. pmc The need for expanding and re-focusing of statistical approaches in diagnostic research
    H Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:338-9. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Analytic strategies for recurrent events in epidemiologic studies: background and application to hospitalization risk in the elderly
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:57-64. 2000
    ..In our setting, Poisson regression was the most convenient approach...
  27. pmc Sports activities 5 years after total knee or hip arthroplasty: the Ulm Osteoarthritis Study
    K Huch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ulm, Oberer Eselsberg 45, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1715-20. 2005
    ..To analyse sports activities of patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) over lifetime, preoperatively, and 5 years after arthroplasty...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli: overview of geographical, temporal, and methodological variations
    A Erb
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Aging, Bergheimer Strasse 20, 69115, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:83-90. 2007
    ..Such monitoring would help identify relevant factors that contribute to the spread of resistant pathogens and would support the prudent use of antibiotics...
  29. doi request reprint Neuroticism, extraversion, stressful life events and asthma: a cohort study of middle-aged adults
    A Loerbroks
    Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Allergy 64:1444-50. 2009
    ..We therefore aimed to investigate the association between neuroticism, extraversion, stressful life events and incident asthma...
  30. pmc Severity and extent of osteoarthritis and low grade systemic inflammation as assessed by high sensitivity C reactive protein
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Aging, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:200-5. 2004
    ..Although osteoarthritis (OA) is thought to derive from defective chondrocyte metabolism and thus inherently lack the large scale systemic response of rheumatoid arthritis, there is increasing interest in the acute phase proteins in OA...