Luc J Smits
Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands
- SIMPLE: implementation of recommendations from international evidence-based guidelines on caesarean sections in the Netherlands. Protocol for a controlled before and after studySonja 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....
- 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....
- Patterns of vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy and risk of pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women: results from the SCOPE studyLuc 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...
- Index event bias-a numerical exampleLuc 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....
- 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 imagingKim 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...
- Season of birth and reproductive performance: an analysis of family reconstitutions of 800 women born in The Netherlands at the end of the 19th centuryL J Smits
Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Chronobiol Int 18:525-39. 2001....
- Lower birth weight of Dutch neonates who were in utero at the time of the 9/11 attacksLuc 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...
- Time to pregnancy and sex of offspring: cohort studyLuc J M Smits
Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
BMJ 331:1437-8. 2005
- Association between short birth intervals and schizophrenia in the offspringLuc 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...
- Mother's age and daughter's fecundity. An epidemiological analysis of late 19th to early 20th century family reconstitutionsLuc 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...
- Short interpregnancy intervals and unfavourable pregnancy outcome: role of folate depletionL 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...
- Methodologic ramifications of paying attention to sex and gender differences in clinical researchMartin 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...
- 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...
- Anxiety and depression following preeclampsia or hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets syndrome. A systematic reviewDenise 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...
- Further evidence that culture media affect perinatal outcome: findings after transfer of fresh and cryopreserved embryosEwka 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...
- A review on the design and reporting of studies on drug-gene interactionKim 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...
- Association between short interpregnancy intervals and term birth weight: the role of folate depletionManon 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...
- Does pretreatment testing for serotonin transporter polymorphisms lead to earlier effects of drug treatment in patients with major depression? A decision-analytic modelKim 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...
- The influence of 5-HTTLPR and STin2 polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene on treatment effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depressive patientsKim 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...
- 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