Luc J Smits

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc SIMPLE: implementation of recommendations from international evidence-based guidelines on caesarean sections in the Netherlands. Protocol for a controlled before and after study
    Sonja Melman
    GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:3. 2013
  2. pmc The association between interpregnancy interval and birth weight: what is the role of maternal polyunsaturated fatty acid status?
    Luc J M Smits
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:23. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy and risk of pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women: results from the SCOPE study
    Luc J M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1331-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Index event bias-a numerical example
    Luc J M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:192-6. 2013
  5. pmc Protocol for translabial 3D-ultrasonography for diagnosing levator defects (TRUDIL): a multicentre cohort study for estimating the diagnostic accuracy of translabial 3D-ultrasonography of the pelvic floor as compared to MR imaging
    Kim J B Notten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BMC Womens Health 11:23. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Season of birth and reproductive performance: an analysis of family reconstitutions of 800 women born in The Netherlands at the end of the 19th century
    L J Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 18:525-39. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower birth weight of Dutch neonates who were in utero at the time of the 9/11 attacks
    Luc Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:715-7. 2006
  8. pmc Time to pregnancy and sex of offspring: cohort study
    Luc J M Smits
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 331:1437-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between short birth intervals and schizophrenia in the offspring
    Luc Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Res 70:49-56. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Mother's age and daughter's fecundity. An epidemiological analysis of late 19th to early 20th century family reconstitutions
    Luc J Smits
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 31:349-58. 2002

Collaborators

  • Denise H J Delahaije
  • Kim M Smits
  • Jim Van Os
  • Gerard Hornstra
  • G A Zielhuis
  • Louise C Kenny
  • John C Dumoulin
  • Jolande A Land
  • Robyn A North
  • Piet A van den Brandt
  • M van Eijsden
  • L Krabbendam
  • Marcel F van der Wal
  • Sonja Melman
  • Ewka C Nelissen
  • Carmen Dirksen
  • Kim J B Notten
  • Martin H Prins
  • Rosella P M G Hermens
  • Ellen N C Schoorel
  • Gunilla Kleiverda
  • Simone M I Kuppens
  • Friso M C Delemarre
  • Mallory D Woiski
  • Johannes P R Doornbos
  • Anneke Kwee
  • Martina M Porath
  • Harry Visser
  • Ben Willem J Mol
  • Ivo M A van Dooren
  • Karin de Boer
  • Francis P J M Vrouenraets
  • Anjoke J M Huisjes
  • Hubertina C J Scheepers
  • Froukje de Boer
  • Marko J Sikkema
  • Frans T H Lim
  • Robert Aardenburg
  • Jan G Nijhuis
  • Paulien C M van der Salm
  • Madelaine Jonkers
  • Joep P Geraedts
  • Aafke P Van Montfoort
  • Edith Coonen
  • Johannes L Evers
  • Josien G Derhaag
  • Jurgen J Futterer
  • Kirsten B Kluivers
  • Johannes L H Evers
  • Ed T C M Gondrie
  • Gerold Link
  • Femke Mulder
  • Karlijn J Schweitzer
  • Martin G M Bergmans
  • Paul H N M Kampschöer
  • Ivo van Dooren
  • Patrick M Bossuyt
  • Jan Paul W R Roovers
  • Jaap Stoker
  • Mirjam Weemhoff
  • Iris van Gestel
  • Regina G H Beets-Tan
  • Roy F A Vliegen

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc SIMPLE: implementation of recommendations from international evidence-based guidelines on caesarean sections in the Netherlands. Protocol for a controlled before and after study
    Sonja Melman
    GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:3. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc The association between interpregnancy interval and birth weight: what is the role of maternal polyunsaturated fatty acid status?
    Luc J M Smits
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:23. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy and risk of pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women: results from the SCOPE study
    Luc J M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1331-8. 2012
    ..To describe patterns of vaginal bleeding in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy and evaluate the association between patterns of bleeding and risk of subsequent pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women...
  4. doi request reprint Index event bias-a numerical example
    Luc J M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:192-6. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Protocol for translabial 3D-ultrasonography for diagnosing levator defects (TRUDIL): a multicentre cohort study for estimating the diagnostic accuracy of translabial 3D-ultrasonography of the pelvic floor as compared to MR imaging
    Kim J B Notten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BMC Womens Health 11:23. 2011
    ..In addition, the cost-effectiveness of adding translabial ultrasonography to the diagnostic work-up in patients with POP will be estimated in a decision analytic model...
  6. ncbi request reprint Season of birth and reproductive performance: an analysis of family reconstitutions of 800 women born in The Netherlands at the end of the 19th century
    L J Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 18:525-39. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower birth weight of Dutch neonates who were in utero at the time of the 9/11 attacks
    Luc Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:715-7. 2006
    ..Our aim was to test the hypothesis that maternal exposure to these acts of terrorism via the media had an unfavorable influence on mean birth weight in the Netherlands...
  8. pmc Time to pregnancy and sex of offspring: cohort study
    Luc J M Smits
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 331:1437-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between short birth intervals and schizophrenia in the offspring
    Luc Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Res 70:49-56. 2004
    ..Although maternal folate depletion may play a role in this association, we cannot rule out other explanations such as maternal stress during pregnancy and childhood infections...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mother's age and daughter's fecundity. An epidemiological analysis of late 19th to early 20th century family reconstitutions
    Luc J Smits
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 31:349-58. 2002
    ..As this phenomenon has been shown to lead to gonadal anomalies in the offspring of animals, we tested the prediction that daughters of older and very young mothers more often suffer reproductive problems due to ovarian maldevelopment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Short interpregnancy intervals and unfavourable pregnancy outcome: role of folate depletion
    L J Smits
    Departments of Epidemiology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet 358:2074-7. 2001
    ..The proposed mechanism implies, among other things, that postpartum supplementation with folic acid might prevent excess risk of unfavourable pregnancy outcome in women with short interpregnancy intervals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Methodologic ramifications of paying attention to sex and gender differences in clinical research
    Martin H Prins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Gend Med 4:S106-10. 2007
    ..The essence of these studies lies within the concept of effect modification...
  13. pmc Cost-effectiveness of recurrence risk guided care versus care as usual in women who suffered from early-onset preeclampsia including HELLP syndrome in their previous pregnancy (the PreCare study)
    Denise H J Delahaije
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:60. 2010
    ..However, most women will develop no or only minor complications. In this study, we intend to determine cost-effectiveness of recurrence risk guided care versus care as usual in pregnant women with a history of early-onset preeclampsia...
  14. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression following preeclampsia or hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets syndrome. A systematic review
    Denise H J Delahaije
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:746-61. 2013
    ..Evidence is mixed but generally points to positive associations between various forms of psychopathology and previous PE/HELLP. Causality of the associations can, however, not be judged adequately...
  15. doi request reprint Further evidence that culture media affect perinatal outcome: findings after transfer of fresh and cryopreserved embryos
    Ewka C Nelissen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 27:1966-76. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we investigated the effect of culture medium on gestational age (GA) at birth...
  16. ncbi request reprint A review on the design and reporting of studies on drug-gene interaction
    Kim M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:651-4. 2005
    ..The essence of these studies lies within the concept of effect modification...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association between short interpregnancy intervals and term birth weight: the role of folate depletion
    Manon van Eijsden
    Department of Epidemiology, Documentation and Health Promotion, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:147-53. 2008
    ..Maternal folate depletion has been proposed as a primary explanation for the excess risk of fetal growth restriction associated with short interpregnancy intervals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does pretreatment testing for serotonin transporter polymorphisms lead to earlier effects of drug treatment in patients with major depression? A decision-analytic model
    Kim M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Ther 29:691-702. 2007
    ..Serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) variations have been reported to account for differences in the way individuals respond to SSRI treatment...
  19. doi request reprint The influence of 5-HTTLPR and STin2 polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene on treatment effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depressive patients
    Kim M Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Genet 18:184-90. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the influence of two polymorphisms (5-HTTLPR and STin2) on SSRI treatment outcome in depression...
  20. doi request reprint Re: "Risk of oral clefts in relation to prepregnancy weight change and interpregnancy interval"
    Luc J M Smits
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1092-3; author reply 1093. 2008