Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Implications of M bias in epidemiologic studies: a simulation studyWei Liu
Duke Clinical Research Institute, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
Am J Epidemiol 176:938-48. 2012..When a collider is itself an important confounder, controlling for confounding would take precedence over avoiding M bias...
- Angiotensin receptor blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors: challenges in comparative effectiveness using Medicare dataS Setoguchi
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 89:674-82. 2011..1. The reduced risk of SCD can be explained, at least partly, by (i) residual confounding because ARB users were healthier on unobserved domains and (ii) lack of data on EF...
- Temporal trends in adherence to cardiovascular medications in elderly patients after hospitalization for heart failureS Setoguchi
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 88:548-54. 2010..Black race and dialysis treatment predicted poor adherence to any medications. Adherence to BBs and SL increased modestly over time, but overall nonadherence remained high...
- Clinical presentation of myocardial infarction contributes to lower use of coronary angiography in patients with chronic kidney diseaseD M Charytan
Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
Kidney Int 71:938-45. 2007..However, the clinical features of MI do not account for its underuse in MI patients with CKD Stages 4/5. Whether reduced use of angiography in patients with advanced CKD is justified must be evaluated in formal risk-benefit analyses...