Y Vergouwe

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc External validity of risk models: Use of benchmark values to disentangle a case-mix effect from incorrect coefficients
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 172:971-80. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Substantial effective sample sizes were required for external validation studies of predictive logistic regression models
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:475-83. 2005
  3. pmc Prediction models for clustered data: comparison of a random intercept and standard regression model
    Walter Bouwmeester
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:19. 2013
  4. pmc Incorporating published univariable associations in diagnostic and prognostic modeling
    Thomas P A Debray
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:121. 2012
  5. pmc Comparison of approaches to estimate confidence intervals of post-test probabilities of diagnostic test results in a nested case-control study
    Bas van Zaane
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care And Division of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:166. 2012
  6. pmc A prediction rule for shoulder pain related sick leave: a prospective cohort study
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:97. 2006
  7. pmc Advantages of the nested case-control design in diagnostic research
    Cornelis J Biesheuvel
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:48. 2008
  8. pmc The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for detection of major depressive disorder in primary care: consequences of current thresholds in a crosssectional study
    Nicolaas P A Zuithoff
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:98. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Development and validation of a prediction model with missing predictor data: a practical approach
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Str 6 131, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:205-14. 2010
  10. pmc Progression to microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetes: development and validation of a prediction rule
    Y Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Str 6 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 53:254-62. 2010

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc External validity of risk models: Use of benchmark values to disentangle a case-mix effect from incorrect coefficients
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 172:971-80. 2010
    ..The authors demonstrate the use of the benchmark values using data on traumatic brain injury obtained from the International Tirilazad Trial and the North American Tirilazad Trial (1991-1994)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Substantial effective sample sizes were required for external validation studies of predictive logistic regression models
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:475-83. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine at which effective sample sizes (i.e., number of events) relevant differences in model performance can be detected with adequate power...
  3. pmc Prediction models for clustered data: comparison of a random intercept and standard regression model
    Walter Bouwmeester
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:19. 2013
    ..Here, we compared random effect and standard logistic regression models for their ability to provide accurate predictions...
  4. pmc Incorporating published univariable associations in diagnostic and prognostic modeling
    Thomas P A Debray
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:121. 2012
    ..Currently, methods to incorporate such information in the construction of a prediction model are underdeveloped and unfamiliar to many researchers...
  5. pmc Comparison of approaches to estimate confidence intervals of post-test probabilities of diagnostic test results in a nested case-control study
    Bas van Zaane
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care And Division of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:166. 2012
    ..We compared different approaches for estimating the SE and thus CI of predictive values or post-test probabilities of diagnostic test results in a nested case-control study...
  6. pmc A prediction rule for shoulder pain related sick leave: a prospective cohort study
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:97. 2006
    ..The objective was to develop a clinical prediction rule for calculating the risk of shoulder pain related sick leave for individual workers, during the 6 months following first consultation in general practice...
  7. pmc Advantages of the nested case-control design in diagnostic research
    Cornelis J Biesheuvel
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:48. 2008
    ..Despite its benefits, it is uncommon to apply the nested case-control design in diagnostic research. We aim to show advantages of this design for diagnostic accuracy studies...
  8. pmc The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for detection of major depressive disorder in primary care: consequences of current thresholds in a crosssectional study
    Nicolaas P A Zuithoff
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:98. 2010
    ..In this study, we present the reliability, construct validity and accuracy of the PHQ-9 and PHQ-2 to detect major depressive disorder in primary care...
  9. doi request reprint Development and validation of a prediction model with missing predictor data: a practical approach
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Str 6 131, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:205-14. 2010
    ..To illustrate the sequence of steps needed to develop and validate a clinical prediction model, when missing predictor values have been multiply imputed...
  10. pmc Progression to microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetes: development and validation of a prediction rule
    Y Vergouwe
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Str 6 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 53:254-62. 2010
    ..Microalbuminuria is common in type 1 diabetes and is associated with an increased risk of renal and cardiovascular disease. We aimed to develop and validate a clinical prediction rule that estimates the absolute risk of microalbuminuria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predicting retroperitoneal histology in postchemotherapy testicular germ cell cancer: a model update and multicentre validation with more than 1000 patients
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Center for Medical Decision Making, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 51:424-32. 2007
    ..The present study used an updated model with new patient data and studied the validity of the updated model across various settings...
  12. doi request reprint Polytomous logistic regression analysis could be applied more often in diagnostic research
    C J Biesheuvel
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:125-34. 2008
    ..Polytomous logistic regression modeling allows for simultaneous estimation of the probability of multiple diagnoses. We discuss and (empirically) illustrate the value of this method for diagnostic research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Residual mass histology in testicular cancer: development and validation of a clinical prediction rule
    E W Steyerberg
    Center for Clinical Decision Sciences, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:3847-59. 2001
    ..83 and 0.82). This study illustrates that a careful modelling strategy may result in an adequate predictive model. Further study of model validity may stimulate application in clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint Internal validation of risk models in clustered data: a comparison of bootstrap schemes
    W Bouwmeester
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1209-17. 2013
    ..The results presented in this paper support the use of resampling on only the clusters for estimation of optimism in model performance when data are clustered...
  15. doi request reprint Validation, updating and impact of clinical prediction rules: a review
    D B Toll
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1085-94. 2008
    ..These steps include validity assessment, updating (if necessary), and impact assessment of clinical prediction rules...
  16. doi request reprint A new diagnostic rule for deep vein thrombosis: safety and efficiency in clinically relevant subgroups
    D B Toll
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 25:3-8. 2008
    ..However, the rule's 'efficiency' (proportion of patients designated by the rule as very low risk) and safety (DVT prevalence among these very low risk patients) may change according to patient characteristics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Updating methods improved the performance of a clinical prediction model in new patients
    K J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:76-86. 2008
    ..Recently, methods to update existing prediction models with the data of new patients have been proposed. We used an existing model that preoperatively predicts the risk of severe postoperative pain (SPP) to compare five updating methods...
  18. ncbi request reprint Internal validation of predictive models: efficiency of some procedures for logistic regression analysis
    E W Steyerberg
    Center for Clinical Decision Sciences, Ee 2091, Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:774-81. 2001
    ..We conclude that split-sample validation is inefficient, and recommend bootstrapping for estimation of internal validity of a predictive logistic regression model...
  19. doi request reprint A simple method to adjust clinical prediction models to local circumstances
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Str 6 131, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Can J Anaesth 56:194-201. 2009
    ..However, the model can be adjusted (updated) using the new data. The updated model is then based on both the development and validation data. We show how a simple updating method may suffice to update a clinical prediction model...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of nutritional counselling and nutritional plus exercise counselling in overweight adults: a randomized trial in multidisciplinary primary care practice
    Esther A Molenaar
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:143-50. 2010
    ..To compare the effects of nutritional counselling with nutritional plus exercise counselling on body weight and waist circumference in overweight adults in a multidisciplinary primary care setting...
  21. doi request reprint Missing covariate data in medical research: to impute is better than to ignore
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:721-7. 2010
    ..We compared popular methods to handle missing data with multiple imputation (a more sophisticated method that preserves data)...
  22. doi request reprint The risk of severe postoperative pain: modification and validation of a clinical prediction rule
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 107:1330-9. 2008
    ..Subsequently, we prospectively tested the modified rule in patients who underwent surgery later in time and in another hospital (external validation)...
  23. doi request reprint Intraoperative hypotension and 1-year mortality after noncardiac surgery
    Jilles B Bijker
    Division of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 111:1217-26. 2009
    ..The authors studied a number of different definitions of IOH, based on blood pressure thresholds and minimal episode durations, and their association with 1-yr mortality after noncardiac surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder: an open randomised clinical trial
    Rene S Kahn
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1085-97. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotic drugs with that of a low dose of haloperidol, in first-episode schizophrenia...
  25. doi request reprint Dealing with missing predictor values when applying clinical prediction models
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 55:994-1001. 2009
    ..In the event that test results (predictor) are unavailable, a strategy is needed to help users applying a prediction model to deal with such missing values. We evaluated 6 strategies to deal with missing values...
  26. doi request reprint Prediction of recurrence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy between 34 and 37 weeks of gestation: a retrospective cohort study
    M F van Oostwaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:840-7. 2012
    ..To assess the recurrence risk of late-preterm hypertensive disease of pregnancy, and to determine whether potential risk factors are predictive...
  27. pmc External validity of a prediction rule for residual mass histology in testicular cancer: an evaluation for good prognosis patients
    Y Vergouwe
    Center for Clinical Decision Sciences, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 88:843-7. 2003
    ..On the other hand, the rule might support selection of patients for RPLND, who currently are under surveillance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validation of two risk models for perioperative mortality in patients undergoing elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    Miklos D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:13-21. 2003
    ..The Leiden risk model could identify a low-risk group, while the UK risk model showed a relatively poor performance. The current study supports the use of the Leiden model for preoperative risk assessment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Anticipated costs of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection in young children at risk
    Edwin Rietveld
    Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:523-9. 2004
    ..We aimed to develop a model that predicts anticipated mean RSV hospitalization costs of groups of young children at risk for hospitalization, but not yet hospitalized, based on readily available child characteristics...
  30. doi request reprint A clinical prediction rule for detecting major depressive disorder in primary care: the PREDICT-NL study
    Nicolaas P A Zuithoff
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:241-50. 2009
    ..Major depressive disorder often remains unrecognized in primary care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessing the applicability of scoring systems for predicting postoperative nausea and vomiting
    J E van den Bosch
    Department of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anaesthesia 60:323-31. 2005
    ..Koivuranta et al.'s scoring system appears to be more robust across different populations...
  32. doi request reprint Behavioral changes after a 1-yr exercise program and predictors of maintenance
    Emmy M Hertogh
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:886-92. 2010
    ..We assessed the sustained effect of participating in an exercise program on physical activity behavior 1 yr after completion of the program. Furthermore, we aimed to identify factors that predict sustained exercise participation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validity of prognostic models: when is a model clinically useful?
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Center for Clinical Decision Sciences, Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:96-107. 2002
    ..Application of a prognostic model is sensible, if the model is able to provide useful additional information for clinical decision making...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of occult metastasis in clinical stage I nonseminoma: a systematic review
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    Center for Clinical Decision Sciences, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 21:4092-9. 2003
    ..We aimed to quantify the importance of predictors for occult metastasis by performing a systematic review of the relevant literature. In addition, we reviewed published multivariable models and risk-adapted treatment policies...
  35. doi request reprint A diagnostic model for the detection of sensitization to wheat allergens was developed and validated in bakery workers
    Eva Suarthana
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1011-9. 2010
    ..To develop and validate a prediction model to detect sensitization to wheat allergens in bakery workers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection in young children: development of a clinical prediction rule
    Edwin Rietveld
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus Medical Centre Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:201-7. 2006
    ..We aimed to develop a clinical prediction rule that estimates the individual monthly risk of hospitalization for RSV infection in young children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic model for sensitization in workers exposed to occupational high molecular weight allergens
    Eva Suarthana
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 48:168-74. 2005
    ..Occupational allergy has great impact on workers exposed to high molecular weight (HMW) allergens. The present study is aimed to develop and validate a generic diagnostic model for sensitization to HMW allergens, defined as positive IgE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction rules for the prognosis of shoulder pain in general practice
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 120:276-85. 2006
    ..79) at 6 weeks and 0.67 (95% CI 0.63, 0.71) at 6 months. The performance of our rules needs to be tested in other populations of patients with shoulder pain to enable valid and reliable use of the rules in everyday clinical practice...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reporting of predictive logistic models should be based on evidence-based guidelines
    Adrian V Hernandez
    Chest 124:2034-5; author reply 2035. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Good generalizability of a prediction rule for prediction of persistent shoulder pain in the short term
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:947-53. 2007
    ..To evaluate the generalizability of recently developed clinical prediction rules for the prognosis of shoulder pain in general practice...
  41. ncbi request reprint Generalizability of a prediction rule for sick leave due to shoulder pain
    Ton Kuijpers
    Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement CBO, Churchilllaan 11, NL 3502 LB Utrecht, Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:440-6. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate the generalizability of this prediction rule by testing it in two other populations of workers who had gone for a consultation in primary care for a new episode of shoulder pain...
  42. ncbi request reprint Minimal residual tumor masses in nonseminomatous testicular cancer: surgery or surveillance?
    Yvonne Vergouwe
    J Clin Oncol 23:3853. 2005