Jan van der Meulen

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating maternity care using national administrative health datasets: How are statistics affected by the quality of data on method of delivery?
    Hannah E Knight
    Office for Research and Clinical Audit, Lindsay Stewart R and D Centre, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London 4RG, NW1, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:200. 2013
  2. pmc Centralisation of services for children with cleft lip or palate in England: a study of hospital episode statistics
    Kate J Fitzsimons
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:148. 2012
  3. pmc Risk of placenta previa in second birth after first birth cesarean section: a population-based study and meta-analysis
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:95. 2011
  4. pmc The timing of elective caesarean delivery between 2000 and 2009 in England
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:43. 2011
  5. pmc Re-organisation of oesophago-gastric cancer care in England: progress and remaining challenges
    Thomas R Palser
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A3PE, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:204. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the quality of the data in a transplant registry: the European Liver Transplant Registry
    Jan H P van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Transplantation 75:2164-7. 2003
  7. pmc Self management for men with lower urinary tract symptoms: randomised controlled trial
    Christian T Brown
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London WC2A 3PE
    BMJ 334:25. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult orthotopic liver transplantation in the United Kingdom and Ireland between 1994 and 2005
    Jan H P van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 84:572-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Expanding the evidence base in transplantation: toward a balanced approach
    Jan van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 86:30-1. 2008
  10. pmc Focal therapy for localised unifocal and multifocal prostate cancer: a prospective development study
    Hashim U Ahmed
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:622-32. 2012

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Publications42

  1. pmc Evaluating maternity care using national administrative health datasets: How are statistics affected by the quality of data on method of delivery?
    Hannah E Knight
    Office for Research and Clinical Audit, Lindsay Stewart R and D Centre, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London 4RG, NW1, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:200. 2013
    ..We evaluated how statistics on maternity care in England were affected by the completeness and consistency of data on "method of delivery" in a national dataset...
  2. pmc Centralisation of services for children with cleft lip or palate in England: a study of hospital episode statistics
    Kate J Fitzsimons
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:148. 2012
    ..We studied the timing of this process in England according to its impact on the number of hospitals and surgeons involved in primary surgical repairs...
  3. pmc Risk of placenta previa in second birth after first birth cesarean section: a population-based study and meta-analysis
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:95. 2011
    ..Objective: To compare the risk of placenta previa at second birth among women who had a cesarean section (CS) at first birth with women who delivered vaginally...
  4. pmc The timing of elective caesarean delivery between 2000 and 2009 in England
    Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:43. 2011
    ..We describe the trends and variation across 63 English NHS trusts in the timing of elective caesarean section (CS) for low-risk singleton deliveries...
  5. pmc Re-organisation of oesophago-gastric cancer care in England: progress and remaining challenges
    Thomas R Palser
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A3PE, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:204. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess how well the National Health Service (NHS) in England met organisational standards for oesophago-gastric cancer care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the quality of the data in a transplant registry: the European Liver Transplant Registry
    Jan H P van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Transplantation 75:2164-7. 2003
    ..Also, note validation can be used, which implies a comparison of the original database against medical records. A number of related methodological issues are discussed in this article...
  7. pmc Self management for men with lower urinary tract symptoms: randomised controlled trial
    Christian T Brown
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London WC2A 3PE
    BMJ 334:25. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of self management as a first line intervention for men with lower urinary tract symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult orthotopic liver transplantation in the United Kingdom and Ireland between 1994 and 2005
    Jan H P van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 84:572-9. 2007
    ..In this paper, we describe these transplantations and their outcomes in adult patients according to primary liver disease diagnosis, type of transplantation and period...
  9. doi request reprint Expanding the evidence base in transplantation: toward a balanced approach
    Jan van der Meulen
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 86:30-1. 2008
    ..The role of observational studies will vary in different situations. Depending on their topic, design, and methods of analysis, observational studies may be as credible as randomized studies...
  10. pmc Focal therapy for localised unifocal and multifocal prostate cancer: a prospective development study
    Hashim U Ahmed
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:622-32. 2012
    ..We report on whether selective focal ablation of unifocal and multifocal cancer lesions can reduce this treatment burden...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of self-management of lower urinary tract symptoms on frequency-volume chart measures
    Tet L Yap
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    BJU Int 104:1104-8. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of a self-management programme (SMP) on actual voiding behaviour using frequency-volume chart (FVC) data...
  12. doi request reprint Late response to patient-reported outcome questionnaires after surgery was associated with worse outcome
    Andrew Hutchings
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:218-25. 2013
    ..Nonresponse to patient-reported outcome (PRO) questionnaires after surgery might bias the results. Our aim was to gauge the potential impact of nonresponse bias by comparing the outcomes of early and late responders...
  13. ncbi request reprint A description of radical nephrectomy practice and outcomes in England: 1995-2002
    Martin Nuttall
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    BJU Int 96:58-61. 2005
    ..To describe national trends in the practice of radical nephrectomy (RN) in England between 1995 and 2002...
  14. pmc Factors associated with non-response in routine use of patient reported outcome measures after elective surgery in England
    Andrew Hutchings
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:34. 2012
    ..We studied whether non-response rates to post-operative questionnaires are associated with patients' characteristics and organisational features of providers...
  15. doi request reprint Single item on patients' satisfaction with condition provided additional insight into impact of surgery
    Kirstin Grosse Frie
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:619-26. 2012
    ..To determine the value of a single item on patients' satisfaction with their condition for assessing outcome in four common surgical procedures...
  16. doi request reprint Multiparametric MR Imaging for Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: A Validation Cohort Study with Transperineal Template Prostate Mapping as the Reference Standard
    Nimalan Arumainayagam
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Sciences, University College, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House St, London W1W 7EJ, England Departments of Histopathology and Radiology, University College Hospital London, London, England Department of Radiology, Royal Marsden Hospital London, London, England Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Radiology 268:761-9. 2013
    ..RSNA, 2013 Supplemental material: http://radiology.rsna.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1148/radiol.13120641/-/DC1. ..
  17. doi request reprint Using patient-reported outcomes (PROs) to compare the providers of surgery: does the choice of measure matter?
    Jenny Neuburger
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Med Care 51:517-23. 2013
    ..Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are being used to compare health care providers with little knowledge of how the choice of measure affects such comparisons...
  18. ncbi request reprint Charlson scores based on ICD-10 administrative data were valid in assessing comorbidity in patients undergoing urological cancer surgery
    Martin Nuttall
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:265-73. 2006
    ..We evaluated the validity of the Charlson comorbidity score based on ICD-10 codes in patients undergoing urological cancer surgery within an English administrative database...
  19. ncbi request reprint The reliability of the frequency-volume chart in assessing lower urinary tract symptoms
    Tet L Yap
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, University College Hospital, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London, UK
    BJU Int 100:111-5. 2007
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability of a 1-day frequency-volume chart (FVC) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Key messages from the National Prospective Tonsillectomy Audit
    David Lowe
    BAO HNS Comparative Audit Group and Clinical Effectiveness Unit of The Royal College of Surgeons of England London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Laryngoscope 117:717-24. 2007
    ..Investigation of the occurrence of postoperative hemorrhage after tonsillectomy and risk factors for these complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in patient characteristics and outcomes for radical cystectomy in England
    Martin C Nuttall
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    BJU Int 95:513-6. 2005
    ..To describe temporal changes in patient characteristics and outcomes for radical cystectomy (RC) in England between 1995 and 2002, using routinely collected administrative data...
  22. pmc Clinicians' and patients' views of metrics of change derived from patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) for comparing providers' performance of surgery
    Zoe Hildon
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:171. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to determine the relative frequency of use of different metrics that can be derived from PROMs, explore clinicians' and patients' views of the options available, and make recommendations...
  23. doi request reprint Transperineal magnetic resonance image targeted prostate biopsy versus transperineal template prostate biopsy in the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer
    Veeru Kasivisvanathan
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Urol 189:860-6. 2013
    ..We compared the detection of clinically significant and insignificant cancer by transperineal magnetic resonance imaging targeted biopsy and transperineal template guided prostate biopsy...
  24. doi request reprint The development of a postoperative morbidity score to assess total morbidity burden after cardiac surgery
    Julie Sanders
    Institute for Human Health and Performance, University College London, 74 Huntley Street, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:423-33. 2012
    ..To develop a tool for identifying and quantifying morbidity following cardiac surgery (cardiac postoperative morbidity score [C-POMS])...
  25. pmc Case-mix & patients' reports of outcome in Independent Sector Treatment Centres: Comparison with NHS providers
    John Browne
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:78. 2008
    ..Our aim was to compare the case-mix and patients' reported outcomes of surgery in ISTCs and in NHS providers...
  26. doi request reprint Identifying co-morbidity in surgical patients using administrative data with the Royal College of Surgeons Charlson Score
    J N Armitage
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    Br J Surg 97:772-81. 2010
    ..The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Co-morbidity Consensus Group was convened to improve existing instruments that identify co-morbidity in International Classification of Diseases tenth revision administrative data...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence of primary and recurrent acute urinary retention between 1998 and 2003 in England
    Paul Cathcart
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, UK
    J Urol 176:200-4; discussion 204. 2006
    ..In addition, we present data on changes with time in the use of prostatectomy after acute urinary retention and recurrent acute urinary retention...
  28. ncbi request reprint Threshold volumes for urological cancer surgery: a survey of UK urologists
    Martin C Nuttall
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    BJU Int 94:1010-3. 2004
    ..To determine minimum threshold levels of activity set by surgeons for urological cancer surgery, and to relate threshold levels to stated current procedural volume...
  29. doi request reprint Variation in recording of child maltreatment in administrative records of hospital admissions for injury in England, 1997-2009
    Arturo Gonzalez-Izquierdo
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:918-25. 2010
    ..Information on variation in the recording of child maltreatment in administrative healthcare data can help to improve recognition and ensure that services are able to respond appropriately...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic prophylaxis for postoperative atrial tachyarrhythmia in general thoracic surgery: evidence from randomized clinical trials
    Artyom Sedrakyan
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, England, UK
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:997-1005. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether the use of antiarrhythmic medications is associated with a reduced rate of postoperative atrial tachyarrhythmia...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship between objective frequency-volume chart data and the I-PSS in men with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Tet L Yap
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    Eur Urol 52:811-8. 2007
    ..However, its relationship with variables of the frequency-volume (FV) chart, an objective measure of LUTS, is not well understood. We analyzed this relationship between the I-PSS and FV chart variables in men with LUTS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after polypectomy with and without additional surgery
    John Patrick Browne
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, and the Royal United Hospital Bath, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
    Laryngoscope 116:297-302. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the health-related quality of life of patients undergoing simple polypectomy with that of patients undergoing polypectomy with additional surgery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Defining the components of a self-management programme for men with uncomplicated lower urinary tract symptoms: a consensus approach
    Christian T Brown
    The Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35 43 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, UK
    Eur Urol 46:254-62; discussion 263. 2004
    ..Defining the components of a self-management programme will allow effectiveness studies to take place...
  34. doi request reprint The local adaptation of national recommendations for preventing early-onset neonatal Group B Streptococcal disease in UK maternity units
    David Cromwell
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:52-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate how UK maternity unit protocols conformed to national recommendations for preventing early-onset neonatal Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and critique of the literature relating hospital or surgeon volume to health outcomes for 3 urological cancer procedures
    Martin Nuttall
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, University College London ME, London, United Kingdom
    J Urol 172:2145-52. 2004
    ..We performed a systematic review and critique of the literature of the relationship between hospital or surgeon volume and health outcomes in patients undergoing radical surgery for cancer of the bladder, kidney or prostate...
  36. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for the detection, localisation, and characterisation of prostate cancer: recommendations from a European consensus meeting
    Louise Dickinson
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London, UK
    Eur Urol 59:477-94. 2011
    ..Variations in technique and the interpretation of images have contributed to inconsistency in its reported performance characteristics...
  37. pmc Variation in use of video assisted thoracic surgery in the United Kingdom
    Artyom Sedrakyan
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:1011-2. 2004
  38. doi request reprint The importance of cold and warm cardiac ischemia for survival after heart transplantation
    Nicholas R Banner
    UK Cardiothoracic Transplant Audit, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln s Inn Fields, London, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 86:542-7. 2008
    ..Ischemia time is a risk factor for mortality after heart transplantation that can be influenced by organizational factors such as transport arrangements and organ allocation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Information booklets for men with localized prostate cancer need to be improved
    Tet L Yap
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England
    BJU Int 98:251-2. 2006
  40. doi request reprint Differences in the contents of two randomized surveys of GPs' prescribing intentions affected response rates
    Arash Rashidian
    Center for Academic and Health Policy CAHP, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:718-21. 2008
    ..We investigated the differences in response rates and the presence of response bias in two randomized surveys of prescribing intentions for statins and asthma...
  41. ncbi request reprint Intestinal translocation of Streptococcus suis type 2 EF+ in pigs
    Bas Swildens
    Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yalelaan 7, 3584 CL Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 103:29-33. 2004
    ..We concluded that infection of the organs had taken place after bacterial translocation out of the gut and that the intestinal tract can be a porte d'entree for S. suis type 2 EF+...
  42. ncbi request reprint Transmyocardial revascularization using an XeCl excimer laser: results of a randomized trial
    Jos A P van der Sloot
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:875-81; discussion 881-2. 2004
    ..CO2 and holmium:yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR) are used to treat patients with refractory angina. A randomized trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of XeCl excimer TMLR was performed...