M S Gilthorpe

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi A multilevel modelling solution to mathematical coupling
    Andrew Blance
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:553-65. 2005
  2. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
  3. pmc Cardiovascular disease in a cohort exposed to the 1940-45 Channel Islands occupation
    Rosemary F Head
    St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:303. 2008
  4. pmc Unravelling the effects of age, period and cohort on metabolic syndrome components in a Taiwanese population using partial least squares regression
    Yu Kang Tu
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:82. 2011
  5. pmc The impact of imprecisely measured covariates on estimating gene-environment interactions
    Darren C Greenwood
    Biostatistics Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:21. 2006
  6. pmc The most dangerous hospital or the most dangerous equation?
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:185. 2007
  7. pmc Do the UK government's new Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) scores adequately measure primary care performance? A cross-sectional survey of routine healthcare data
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:166. 2007
  8. pmc A full Bayesian hierarchical mixture model for the variance of gene differential expression
    Samuel O M Manda
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds, UK
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:124. 2007
  9. ncbi Mathematical coupling: a multilevel approach
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1399-400. 2004
  10. doi Modelling count data with excessive zeros: the need for class prediction in zero-inflated models and the issue of data generation in choosing between zero-inflated and generic mixture models for dental caries data
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK
    Stat Med 28:3539-53. 2009

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Publications61

  1. ncbi A multilevel modelling solution to mathematical coupling
    Andrew Blance
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:553-65. 2005
    ..MLM provides a robust solution when relating change to baseline and is capable of simultaneously dealing with complex error structures and additional covariates and/or potential confounders...
  2. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Cardiovascular disease in a cohort exposed to the 1940-45 Channel Islands occupation
    Rosemary F Head
    St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:303. 2008
    ..e. postnatal undernutrition) during the 1940-45 German occupation of the Channel Islands, and 648 of whom had left or been evacuated from the islands before the occupation began...
  4. pmc Unravelling the effects of age, period and cohort on metabolic syndrome components in a Taiwanese population using partial least squares regression
    Yu Kang Tu
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:82. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc The impact of imprecisely measured covariates on estimating gene-environment interactions
    Darren C Greenwood
    Biostatistics Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:21. 2006
    ..In particular, the effects of confounder measurement error on gene-environment interactions are unknown...
  6. pmc The most dangerous hospital or the most dangerous equation?
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:185. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Do the UK government's new Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) scores adequately measure primary care performance? A cross-sectional survey of routine healthcare data
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:166. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc A full Bayesian hierarchical mixture model for the variance of gene differential expression
    Samuel O M Manda
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds, UK
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:124. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi Mathematical coupling: a multilevel approach
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1399-400. 2004
  10. doi Modelling count data with excessive zeros: the need for class prediction in zero-inflated models and the issue of data generation in choosing between zero-inflated and generic mixture models for dental caries data
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK
    Stat Med 28:3539-53. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi Rural/urban differences in the association between deprivation and healthcare utilisation
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Academic Unit of Epidemiology and HSR, Medical School, University of Leeds, 24 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:2055-63. 2003
    ..In particular, and contrary to anecdotal opinion, car-ownership and unemployment (as recorded in the 1991 UK census) exhibited a stable relationship across different rural/urban areas with respect to healthcare utilisation...
  12. pmc Multilevel latent class casemix modelling: a novel approach to accommodate patient casemix
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:53. 2011
    ..We contrast this with ranks derived from Trust standardised mortality ratios (SMRs)...
  13. ncbi Unification of the "burst" and "linear" theories of periodontal disease progression: a multilevel manifestation of the same phenomenon
    M S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Academic Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Medical School, University of Leeds, 24 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    J Dent Res 82:200-5. 2003
    ..When considered as a multilevel system, the "linear" and "burst" theories of periodontal disease progression are a manifestation of the same phenomenon: Some sites improve while others progress, in a cyclical manner...
  14. ncbi The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's breast cancer patients
    E Morris
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds S16 6QB, UK
    Ann Oncol 19:284-91. 2008
    ..Its main recommendation was to concentrate care into the hands of site-specialist multidisciplinary teams. This study aimed to determine whether these teams improved processes and outcomes of care for breast cancer patients...
  15. ncbi An application of multilevel modelling to longitudinal periodontal research data
    M S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 18:79-86. 2001
    ..To introduce the concepts of random coefficient multilevel models through an application to periodontal research data...
  16. ncbi Introduction to multilevel modelling in dental research
    M S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 17:222-6. 2000
    ..BASIC DESIGN: Methodological in nature, this article introduces MLM through actual and hypothetical dental examples...
  17. ncbi Mathematical coupling can undermine the statistical assessment of clinical research: illustration from the treatment of guided tissue regeneration
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, LS2 9LU, Leeds, UK
    J Dent 32:133-42. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi Multilevel survival analysis of amalgam restorations amongst RAF personnel
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 19:3-11. 2002
    ..To introduce the concepts of multilevel survival analysis through an investigation into the longevity of amalgam restorations...
  19. ncbi Ratio variables in regression analysis can give rise to spurious results: illustration from two studies in periodontology
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, 24 Hyde Terrace, LS2 9LN, Leeds, UK
    J Dent 32:143-51. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi Problems of correlations between explanatory variables in multiple regression analyses in the dental literature
    Y K Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LU, UK
    Br Dent J 199:457-61. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi Introduction to Bayesian modelling in dental research
    M S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 17:218-21. 2000
    ..BASIC DESIGN: Methodological in nature, this article introduces Bayesian modelling through hypothetical dental examples...
  22. ncbi The application of multilevel modeling in the analysis of longitudinal periodontal data--part II: changes in disease levels over time
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Periodontol 75:137-45. 2004
    ..In order to account for the hierarchical data structure, and to explore explicitly the site, tooth, and subject levels simultaneously, multilevel modeling was undertaken...
  23. ncbi The application of multilevel modeling in the analysis of longitudinal periodontal data--part I: absolute levels of disease
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Periodontol 75:127-36. 2004
    ..MLM was used to investigate longitudinal relationships between the outcomes of lifetime cumulative attachment loss (LCAL) and probing depth (PD) in relation to potential risk factors for periodontal disease progression...
  24. ncbi The relationship between baseline value and its change: problems in categorization and the proposal of a new method
    Yu Kang Tu
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:279-88. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi The application of multilevel, multivariate modelling to orthodontic research data
    M S Gilthorpe
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 17:236-42. 2000
    ..To demonstrate the use of multilevel multivariate modelling in the evaluation of multiple outcome dental data...
  26. ncbi An introduction to meta-analysis within the framework of multilevel modelling using the probability of success of root canal treatment as an illustration
    J D Lewsey
    Biostatistics Unit, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    Community Dent Health 18:131-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: MLM is a good facilitator for meta-analysis and meta-regression...
  27. doi Waiting times for radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery and the association with survival: a path analysis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:442-8. 2011
    ..The data were analysed using path analysis to account for the complex variable interrelationships within the data...
  28. pmc Socioeconomic background in relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and survival in women with breast cancer
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:836-40. 2007
    ..08; 95% CI 1.05-1.11). These effects may operate through several pathways, such as later presentation leading to advanced disease...
  29. ncbi Statistical power for analyses of changes in randomized controlled trials
    Y K Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9LU, UK
    J Dent Res 84:283-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, ANCOVA should be used in preference to change score or percentage change score to reduce type II error rates...
  30. ncbi Is reduction of pocket probing depth correlated with the baseline value or is it "mathematical coupling"?
    Y K Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Academic Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Medical School, University of Leeds, 24 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    J Dent Res 81:722-6. 2002
    ..To separate this artificial effect of mathematical coupling from the true underlying biological relationship, one must apply appropriate analytical strategies to re-evaluate previous evidence within the periodontal literature...
  31. ncbi A Bayesian analysis of amalgam restorations in the Royal Air Force using the counting process approach with nested frailty effects
    Samuel O M Manda
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:567-78. 2005
    ..These data have previously been analysed using a non-Bayesian approach. The Gibbs sampler, a Markov chain Monte Carlo method, is used to generate samples from the marginal posterior distribution of the parameters of this Bayesian model...
  32. ncbi Why evidence for the fetal origins of adult disease might be a statistical artifact: the "reversal paradox" for the relation between birth weight and blood pressure in later life
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 161:27-32. 2005
    ..Thus, researchers must consider the reversal paradox when adjusting for variables that lie within causal pathways...
  33. ncbi Collinearity in linear regression is a serious problem in oral health research
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 112:389-97. 2004
    ..Regression analyses are useful tools in oral health research when their limitations are recognized. However, care is required in planning and it is worthwhile seeking statistical advice when formulating the study's research questions...
  34. doi Does population mixing measure infectious exposure in children at the community level?
    John C Taylor
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:593-600. 2008
    ..Areas that exhibit high levels of population mixing do not necessarily possess raised rates of hospital admissions for infectious disease...
  35. doi A structural equation modelling approach to the analysis of change
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 116:291-6. 2008
    ..For the appropriate interpretation of non-randomized studies, the assumptions underlying these methods therefore need to be taken into consideration...
  36. doi Ratio index variables or ANCOVA? Fisher's cats revisited
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pharm Stat 9:77-83. 2010
    ..Caution is therefore required when interpreting analyses of ratio variables whenever the underlying biological relationships among the variables involved are unspecified or unclear...
  37. doi An introduction to latent growth curve modelling for longitudinal continuous data in dental research
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:343-50. 2009
    ..When properly applied, latent growth curve modelling has great potential to give new directions for future longitudinal dental research...
  38. doi Partial least squares path modelling for relations between baseline factors and treatment outcomes in periodontal regeneration
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 36:984-95. 2009
    ..The simplest solution to this problem is to drop at least one of the mathematically coupled variables. However, this solution is not satisfactory when the mathematically coupled variables have distinctive clinical implications...
  39. doi Assessing the impact of body size in childhood and adolescence on blood pressure: an application of partial least squares regression
    Yu Kang Tu
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:440-8. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi Revisiting the interaction between birth weight and current body size in the foetal origins of adult disease
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:565-75. 2007
    ..The interaction between exposure and effect modifier variables should be interpreted with caution both here and elsewhere in epidemiological analyses...
  41. ncbi Statistical issues on the analysis of change in follow-up studies in dental research
    Andrew Blance
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:412-20. 2007
    ..To provide an overview to the problems in study design and associated analyses of follow-up studies in dental research, particularly addressing three issues: treatment-baselineinteractions; statistical power; and nonrandomization...
  42. pmc Associations between tooth loss and mortality patterns in the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    Yu Kang Tu
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Heart 93:1098-103. 2007
    ..To use data from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort to investigate whether oral health in young adulthood is independently associated with later life cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  43. ncbi Revisiting the relation between change and initial value: a review and evaluation
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Stat Med 26:443-57. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we demonstrate how each method actually answers different research questions, and how confusion arises when this is not always understood...
  44. ncbi The problem of analysing the relationship between change and initial value in oral health research
    Yu Kang Tu
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:271-8. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi Misuses of correlation and regression analyses in orthodontic research: the problem of mathematical coupling
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:62-8. 2006
    ..These statistical problems are among the most common pitfalls in orthodontic research when exploring associations among clinical variables. This article will show why these problems arise and how they can be avoided and overcome...
  46. ncbi Evaluating the quality of active-control trials in periodontal research
    Yu Kang Tu
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 33:151-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to apply specific methodological criteria to evaluate the quality of active-control trials using studies that compared guided tissue regeneration (GTR) with enamel matrix derivatives (EMD)...
  47. ncbi What is the effect of adjusting for more than one measure of current body size on the relation between birthweight and blood pressure?
    Y K Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 20:646-57. 2006
    ....
  48. doi Trends in the association between blood pressure and obesity in a Taiwanese population between 1996 and 2006
    Y K Tu
    Division of Biostatistics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 25:88-97. 2011
    ..Further research is required to investigate the impact of these intriguing changes in the associations on the risk of cardiovascular diseases in the Taiwanese population...
  49. pmc The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's colorectal cancer patients
    E Morris
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:979-85. 2006
    ..84-1.03, P=0.15). In conclusion, the extent of implementation of the Calman-Hine report has been variable and its recommendations are associated with improvements in processes and outcomes of care for colorectal cancer patients...
  50. ncbi Commentary: is tooth loss good or bad for general health?
    Yu Kang Tu
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute for Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:475-6. 2005
  51. ncbi Functional data analysis applied to a randomized controlled clinical trial in hemodialysis patients describes the variability of patient responses in the control of renal anemia
    Robert M West
    Biostatistics Unit, University of Leeds, UK
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2371-6. 2007
    ..It is concluded that functional data analysis does provide the basis for further characterization and experimental study of the control of renal anemia...
  52. doi What do epidemiologists mean by 'population mixing'?
    Graham R Law
    Biostatistics Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:155-60. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi Detecting small-area similarities in the epidemiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diabetes mellitus, type 1: a Bayesian approach
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1168-80. 2005
    ..The links between diabetes and acute lymphoblastic leukemia observed for large regions are weaker for small areas. More powerful replications are needed for confirmation of these findings...
  54. ncbi Use of itemized Till receipts to adjust for correlated dietary measurement error
    D C Greenwood
    Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1012-8. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the many methodological challenges of using household-level data and discuss how till receipts might be used in practice, with or without the use of biomarkers...
  55. ncbi Disparities in self reported oral health problems among a young Syrian adult population
    M Nour Alkhatib
    WHO Collaborative Centre for Disability, Culture and Oral Health, National Centre for Transcultural Oral Health, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, 256 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
    Int Dent J 52:449-52. 2002
    ..Subjects: An industrial sample of 400 men and women aged 18-34 years from Damascus, Syria...
  56. ncbi Passive tactile sensibility in edentulous subjects treated with dental implants: a pilot study
    Ali M El-Sheikh
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Tanta University, Egypt
    J Prosthet Dent 91:26-32. 2004
    ..This is thought to be due to the close mechanical coupling between the implant and bone via the osseointegrated interface, yet the phenomenon has received little attention...
  57. ncbi Unexplained residuals models are not solutions to statistical modeling of the fetal origins hypothesis
    Yu Kang Tu
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:318-9; author reply 319-20. 2007
  58. pmc A randomized-controlled trial of low-dose doxycycline for periodontitis in smokers
    Ian Needleman
    Department of Periodontology and International Centre for Evidence Based Oral Health, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 34:325-33. 2007
    ..Host-modulation with low-dose doxycycline (LDD) might favour repair and promote an improved treatment response. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of LDD in smokers on non-surgical periodontal therapy...
  59. ncbi Changes in passive tactile sensibility associated with dental implants following their placement
    Ali M El-Sheikh
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:266-72. 2003
    ..The effect of changing the velocity of force application on passive tactile sensibility was also investigated...
  60. ncbi What evidence is there that adjustment for adult height influences the relationship between birth weight and blood pressure?
    Rosemary F Head
    St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 34:252-64. 2007
    ..The inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure may partly be the result of inappropriate adjustment for adult body size, but it remains unclear whether adjustment for adult height elicits this effect...
  61. ncbi Capnocytophaga spp. in periodontitis patients manifesting diabetes mellitus
    Marilou Ciantar
    Division of Microbial Diseases, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, UK
    J Periodontol 76:194-203. 2005
    ..The aims of this investigation were to: 1) quantify and identify Capnocytophaga spp. present in healthy and diseased sites in periodontitis patients with and without DM, and 2) isolate periodontal pathogens from these patients' blood...