D Nitsch

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Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in estimation of creatinine generation between renal function estimating equations in an Indian population: cross-sectional data from the Hyderabad arm of the Indian migration study
    Phillippa K Bailey
    The Richard Bright Renal Unit, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:30. 2013
  2. pmc Proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia are risk factors for thromboembolic events in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy: an observational study
    Sanjeev Kumar
    Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation, Royal London and St Bartholomew s Hospitals, London, UK
    BMC Nephrol 13:107. 2012
  3. pmc Renal outcome in adults with renal insufficiency and irregular asymmetric kidneys
    Guy H Neild
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, University College London, W1T 3AA, UK
    BMC Nephrol 5:12. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Associations between chronic kidney disease and age-related macular degeneration
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:181-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Impairment of kidney function and reduced quality-of-life in older people: a cross-sectional study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Age Ageing 40:381-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Fetal, developmental, and parental influences on cystatin C in childhood: the Uppsala Family Study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:863-72. 2011
  7. pmc CKD and hospitalization in the elderly: a community-based cohort study in the United Kingdom
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bloomsbury, London, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:664-72. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes in patients on home haemodialysis in England and Wales, 1997-2005: a comparative cohort analysis
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1670-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The association of renal impairment with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1191-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Validation and utility of a computerized South Asian names and group recognition algorithm in ascertaining South Asian ethnicity in the national renal registry
    D Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    QJM 102:865-72. 2009

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Publications27

  1. pmc Differences in estimation of creatinine generation between renal function estimating equations in an Indian population: cross-sectional data from the Hyderabad arm of the Indian migration study
    Phillippa K Bailey
    The Richard Bright Renal Unit, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:30. 2013
    ..Creatinine based formulae for estimating renal function developed in white populations may be less valid in other ethnic groups. We assessed the performance of various estimating formulae in an Indian population...
  2. pmc Proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia are risk factors for thromboembolic events in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy: an observational study
    Sanjeev Kumar
    Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation, Royal London and St Bartholomew s Hospitals, London, UK
    BMC Nephrol 13:107. 2012
    ..Patients with nephrotic syndrome are at an increased risk of thromboembolic events (TEs). However, this association has not been thoroughly investigated in adult patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN)...
  3. pmc Renal outcome in adults with renal insufficiency and irregular asymmetric kidneys
    Guy H Neild
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, University College London, W1T 3AA, UK
    BMC Nephrol 5:12. 2004
    ..In this retrospective review, we examine whether progression to ESRF can be predicted and whether treatment with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) can delay or prevent this...
  4. doi request reprint Associations between chronic kidney disease and age-related macular degeneration
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:181-6. 2009
    ..Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and renal impairment are both associated with cardiovascular risk factors and with alterations in the complement pathways. There are few data on the association of AMD with chronic kidney disease...
  5. doi request reprint Impairment of kidney function and reduced quality-of-life in older people: a cross-sectional study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Age Ageing 40:381-7. 2011
    ..to assess the association of kidney function with quality-of-life in community-dwelling older adults aged 75 years or more in the UK...
  6. doi request reprint Fetal, developmental, and parental influences on cystatin C in childhood: the Uppsala Family Study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:863-72. 2011
    ..The aim was to identify determinants (biomedical and social characteristics of children and their parents) of cystatin C levels in healthy children drawn from a population sample...
  7. pmc CKD and hospitalization in the elderly: a community-based cohort study in the United Kingdom
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bloomsbury, London, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:664-72. 2011
    ..The present study addresses the hypothesis that CKD is associated with a higher rate of hospital admission at an older age...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes in patients on home haemodialysis in England and Wales, 1997-2005: a comparative cohort analysis
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1670-7. 2011
    ..The UK national policy promotes expansion of home haemodialysis, but there are no recent data on characteristics and outcomes of a national home haemodialysis population...
  9. doi request reprint The association of renal impairment with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1191-9. 2010
    ..The effect on CVD mortality is partly explained by existing CVD and its risk factors. GFR measurement appears only to play a useful role in the subset of older women without pre-existing CVD who are at higher risk of premature CVD death...
  10. doi request reprint Validation and utility of a computerized South Asian names and group recognition algorithm in ascertaining South Asian ethnicity in the national renal registry
    D Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    QJM 102:865-72. 2009
    ..Ethnic origin is a key variable, but it is only recorded for 76% patients overall in the UKRR and there is wide variation in the degree of its completeness between renal centres. Most South Asians have distinctive names...
  11. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and hip fracture-related mortality in older people in the UK
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1539-44. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether CKD at older ages is associated with hip-fracture-related mortality...
  12. pmc How good is probabilistic record linkage to reconstruct reproductive histories? Results from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:15. 2006
    ..Our aim was to validate its use to identify births to a cohort of women, being drawn from a large cohort of people born in Scotland in the early 1950s...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of renal impairment and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in a general population: results of the Swiss SAPALDIA study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:935-44. 2006
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of impaired renal function and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in the Swiss general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Limits to causal inference based on Mendelian randomization: a comparison with randomized controlled trials
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:397-403. 2006
    ..However, care must be taken, because drawing valid causal inferences from its application depends upon more extensive assumptions than are required in randomized controlled trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patients with diabetic nephropathy on renal replacement therapy in England and Wales
    D Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    QJM 100:551-60. 2007
    ..The incidence of patients with diabetic nephropathy (DN) who start renal replacement therapy (RRT) is increasing...
  16. doi request reprint Circulating methylarginine levels and the decline in renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease are modulated by DDAH1 polymorphisms
    Ben Caplin
    Centre for Nephrology, Division of Medicine, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Kidney Int 77:459-67. 2010
    ..Our findings show that DDAH1 modulates plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine and contributes to the decline in renal function. However, it appears that increases in circulating methylarginine did not mediate progressive kidney injury...
  17. ncbi request reprint Statistical issues in life course epidemiology
    Bianca L de Stavola
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:84-96. 2006
    ..Examples from two cohorts in the United Kingdom are used to illustrate alternative modeling strategies. The authors conclude that more than one analytical approach should be adopted to gain more insight into the underlying mechanisms...
  18. pmc An ecological correlation study of late age-related macular degeneration and the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism
    Bareng A S Nonyane
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:2393-402. 2010
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  19. pmc 30 Year patterns of mortality in Tobago, West Indies, 1976-2005: impact of glucose intolerance and alcohol intake
    Mariam Molokhia
    Division of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e14588. 2011
    ..To determine the main predictors of all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality in a rural West Indian population in Plymouth, Tobago over 30 years...
  20. pmc A structured approach to modelling the effects of binary exposure variables over the life course
    Gita Mishra
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College and Royal Free Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:528-37. 2009
    ..This article highlights potential issues in the interpretation of results obtained from such an approach...
  21. pmc Constituent country inequalities in myocardial infarction incidence and case fatality in men and women in the United Kingdom, 1996-2005
    A R Davies
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:131-8. 2011
    ..Understanding myocardial infarction (MI) incidence and case fatality trends across the four UK constituent countries is of importance following devolution of the government of health-care services...
  22. doi request reprint Familial clustering of non-nuclear autoantibodies and C3 and C4 complement components in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Saowalak Hunnangkul
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 58:1116-24. 2008
    ..In addition, we examined relationships between anti-C1q and C3 and C4 levels...
  23. doi request reprint Patterns and effects of missing comorbidity data for patients starting renal replacement therapy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
    Timothy Collier
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3651-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to describe patterns of missing comorbidity data and differences in survival between patients with comorbidity data returned and those with missing comorbidity data...
  24. ncbi request reprint Age-related macular degeneration and complement activation-related diseases: a population-based case-control study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 115:1904-10. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate whether other diseases known to be associated with complement activation are associated with AMD...
  25. pmc Association between childhood and adulthood socioeconomic position and pregnancy induced hypertension: results from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:49-55. 2005
    ..Childhood socioeconomic adversity is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk but the association with pregnancy induced hypertension is unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Outcome of home haemodialysis patients: a case-cohort study
    Esther Saner
    Division of Nephrology Hypertension, University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse, 3010 Bern Inselspital, Switzerland E mail
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:604-10. 2005
    ..Reported survival benefits of HHD as compared with CHD from uncontrolled studies have been attributed largely to patient selection...
  27. ncbi request reprint A puzzling case of high serum creatinine in a healthy woman
    Andreas L Serra
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1456-7. 2006