Soko Setoguchi

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of deterministic record linkage using multiple indirect personal identifiers: linking a large registry to claims data
    Soko Setoguchi
    From the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA S S, J J J, L A W, C Y C Duke Clinical Research Institute and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC S S and Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Y Z
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:475-80. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Improvements in long-term mortality after myocardial infarction and increased use of cardiovascular drugs after discharge: a 10-year trend analysis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1247-54. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Repeated hospitalizations predict mortality in the community population with heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am Heart J 154:260-6. 2007
  4. pmc Outcomes associated with warfarin use in older patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation and a cardiovascular implantable electronic device: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Paul L Hess
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Cardiol 35:649-57. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of atrial fibrillation and warfarin use in older patients receiving hemodialysis
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nephrol 25:341-53. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Transitional adherence and persistence in the use of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure
    Lesley H Curtis
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 165:979-986.e1. 2013
  7. pmc Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Divisions of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard MedicalSchool, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am Heart J 156:336-41. 2008
  8. pmc Antidepressant use in pregnancy and the risk of cardiac defects
    Krista F Huybrechts
    From the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School K F H, J A, J M F, H M, R L, M K, S S, The Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health K P, S H D, the Center for Women s Mental Health, Massachusetts General Hospital L S C, and the Medical Genetics Unit, MassGeneral Hospital for Children L B H all in Boston and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC S S
    N Engl J Med 370:2397-407. 2014
  9. pmc Influence of healthy candidate bias in assessing clinical effectiveness for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: cohort study of older patients with heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 348:g2866. 2014
  10. pmc Antidepressant use and risk for preeclampsia
    Kristin Palmsten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:682-91. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of deterministic record linkage using multiple indirect personal identifiers: linking a large registry to claims data
    Soko Setoguchi
    From the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA S S, J J J, L A W, C Y C Duke Clinical Research Institute and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC S S and Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Y Z
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:475-80. 2014
    ..However, registries often lack direct personal identifiers, and the validity of record linkage using multiple indirect personal identifiers is not well understood...
  2. doi request reprint Improvements in long-term mortality after myocardial infarction and increased use of cardiovascular drugs after discharge: a 10-year trend analysis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1247-54. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between increasing use of cardiovascular medications and trends in long-term prognosis after myocardial infarction (MI) in the elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Repeated hospitalizations predict mortality in the community population with heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am Heart J 154:260-6. 2007
    ..The impact of repeated heart failure (HF) hospitalization on mortality has not been studied for a large community population with HF. We aimed to characterize survival of patients in relation to the number of HF hospitalizations...
  4. pmc Outcomes associated with warfarin use in older patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation and a cardiovascular implantable electronic device: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Paul L Hess
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Cardiol 35:649-57. 2012
    ..Warfarin use and associated outcomes in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation and a cardiovascular implantable electronic device have not been described previously...
  5. pmc Prevalence of atrial fibrillation and warfarin use in older patients receiving hemodialysis
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nephrol 25:341-53. 2012
    ..Little is known about the use of warfarin in hemodialysis (HD) patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We studied temporal trends of AF among older HD patients, and of warfarin use among those with AF...
  6. doi request reprint Transitional adherence and persistence in the use of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure
    Lesley H Curtis
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 165:979-986.e1. 2013
    ..Aldosterone antagonist therapy is recommended for selected patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction. Adherence to therapy in the transition from hospital to home is not well understood...
  7. pmc Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Divisions of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard MedicalSchool, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am Heart J 156:336-41. 2008
    ..Although TNFAs had significant benefits in treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA), little is known whether the drugs pose an increased risk of HF in older patients with RA...
  8. pmc Antidepressant use in pregnancy and the risk of cardiac defects
    Krista F Huybrechts
    From the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School K F H, J A, J M F, H M, R L, M K, S S, The Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health K P, S H D, the Center for Women s Mental Health, Massachusetts General Hospital L S C, and the Medical Genetics Unit, MassGeneral Hospital for Children L B H all in Boston and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC S S
    N Engl J Med 370:2397-407. 2014
    ..In particular, there are concerns about a possible association between paroxetine use and right ventricular outflow tract obstruction and between sertraline use and ventricular septal defects...
  9. pmc Influence of healthy candidate bias in assessing clinical effectiveness for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: cohort study of older patients with heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 348:g2866. 2014
    ..To assess the potential contribution of unmeasured general health status to patient selection in assessments of the clinical effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy...
  10. pmc Antidepressant use and risk for preeclampsia
    Kristin Palmsten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:682-91. 2013
    ..US nationwide Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data have not been used to study medication safety during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1754-64. 2007
    ..To assess the association between the initiation of anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNFalpha) therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in routine care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive medications and hospitalization for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3790-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the effects of various immunosuppressive medications on the risk of cardiovascular events among a group of older patients with RA...
  13. pmc Effectiveness and safety of warfarin initiation in older hemodialysis patients with incident atrial fibrillation
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2662-8. 2011
    ..Although generally recommended in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, the effectiveness and safety of oral anticoagulation in dialysis patients with AF is unknown...
  14. pmc Trends in adherence to secondary prevention medications in elderly post-myocardial infarction patients
    Niteesh K Choudhry
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1189-96. 2008
    ..Poor levels of medication adherence for patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) have been documented but it is unclear whether adherence has improved over time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ten-year trends of cardiovascular drug use after myocardial infarction among community-dwelling persons > or =65 years of age
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1061-7. 2007
    ..The underuse of statins and BBs was marked in black patients and did not improve over time...
  16. doi request reprint Potential causes of higher mortality in elderly users of conventional and atypical antipsychotic medications
    Soko Setoguchi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1644-50. 2008
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  17. pmc Associations of kidney function with cardiovascular medication use after myocardial infarction
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1415-22. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether adherence to recommended medications after myocardial infarction (MI) differs by kidney function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Agreement of diagnosis and its date for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors between medicare claims and cancer registry data
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:561-9. 2007
    ..However, linkage between cancer registry and claims data including pharmacy-dispensing information is not always available. We examined the accuracy of claims-based definitions of incident cancers and their date of diagnosis...
  19. pmc Subgroup analyses to determine cardiovascular risk associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and coxibs in specific patient groups
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1097-104. 2008
    ..There is substantial concern regarding the potential cardiovascular adverse effects of selective coxibs and nonselective NSAIDs, but many patients with arthritis experience important clinical benefits from these agents...
  20. pmc Follow-up of patients with new cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: are experts' recommendations implemented in routine clinical practice?
    Sana M Al-Khatib
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:108-16. 2013
    ..A 2008 expert consensus statement outlined the minimum frequency of follow-up of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs)...
  21. pmc Use of antidepressants near delivery and risk of postpartum hemorrhage: cohort study of low income women in the United States
    Kristin Palmsten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 347:f4877. 2013
    ..To determine whether use of serotonin or non-serotonin reuptake inhibitors near to delivery is associated with postpartum hemorrhage...
  22. pmc Hospice, opiates, and acute care service use among the elderly before death from heart failure or cancer
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 160:139-44. 2010
    ..Advances in heart failure (HF) treatments have prolonged survival, but more patients die of HF than of any type of cancer. Little is known about the current practice in end-of-life (EOL) care in HF...
  23. doi request reprint Design and rationale of a retrospective clinical effectiveness study of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure
    Lesley H Curtis
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:946-953.e1. 2012
    ..Questions remain about its clinical effectiveness and safety for patients who are underrepresented in randomized trials and those at risk for hyperkalemia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of immortal person-time and time scale in comparative effectiveness research for medical devices: a case for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Xiaojuan Mi
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:S138-44. 2013
    ..To assess the extent of immortal time bias in estimating the clinical effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and the impact of methods of handling immortal time bias...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of baseline heart failure burden on post-implantable cardioverter-defibrillator mortality among medicare beneficiaries
    Chih Ying Chen
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:2142-50. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the impact of baseline heart failure (HF) burden on survival with primary implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) among Medicare recipients...
  26. doi request reprint Trends in the use and outcomes of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients undergoing dialysis in the United States
    David M Charytan
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:409-17. 2011
    ..Sudden cardiac death constitutes the leading cause of death in patients receiving dialysis. Little is known about the trends in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) use and the outcomes of such device placement...
  27. doi request reprint Propranolol and the risk of hospitalized myopathy: translating chemical genomics findings into population-level hypotheses
    Soko Setoguchi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 159:428-33. 2010
    ..We tested this hypothesis in a large population to assess whether (1) propranolol use is associated with an increased risk of myopathy and (2) the concurrent use of propranolol with a statin may further increase risk of myopathy...
  28. pmc Maximum potential benefit of implantable defibrillators in preventing sudden death after hospital admission because of heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    CMAJ 180:611-6. 2009
    ..However, criteria to identify those who would benefit most from this therapy are lacking. We assessed the maximum potential benefit of preventing sudden death in patients with repeated hospital admissions because of heart failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis*
    Karthik Raghunathan
    1Depawwrtment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 3OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 4Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 5Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 7Center for Quality of Care Research and Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
    Crit Care Med 42:1585-91. 2014
    ..We examined the association between choice of crystalloids and in-hospital mortality during the resuscitation of critically ill adults with sepsis...
  30. doi request reprint Implications of M bias in epidemiologic studies: a simulation study
    Wei 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...
  31. pmc Use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia
    Kristin Palmsten
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1730-8. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Gender differences in the management and prognosis of myocardial infarction among patients > or = 65 years of age
    Soko Setoguchi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1531-6. 2008
    ..Men, especially those aged > or =75 years, however, had worse short- and long-term prognoses compared with women of a similar age. The mortality was highest and the gender effect was more pronounced during the MI hospitalizations...
  33. pmc Assessing residual confounding of the association between antipsychotic medications and risk of death using survey data
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    CNS Drugs 23:171-80. 2009
    ..Nonrandomised studies on the causal effects of psychotropic medications may be biased by patient characteristics that are not fully adjusted...
  34. pmc Comparison of prospective and retrospective indicators of the quality of end-of-life cancer care
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5671-8. 2008
    ..To compare prospectively and retrospectively defined benchmarks for the quality of end-of-life care, including a novel indicator for the use of opiate analgesia...
  35. doi request reprint Validity of claims-based definitions of left ventricular systolic dysfunction in Medicare patients
    Qian Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:700-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the validity of claims data-based definitions of systolic dysfunction (SD)...
  36. pmc Who enrolls in the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program? Medication use among patients with heart failure
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000242. 2013
    ..Dispensing data from Medicare Part D standalone prescription drug plans are now available, but characteristics of enrollees with heart failure have not been well described...
  37. doi request reprint Comparative cardiovascular safety of dementia medications: a cross-national study
    Emil L Fosbøl
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2283-9. 2012
    ..To compare the cardiovascular safety of currently marketed dementia medications in new users in the United States and Denmark...
  38. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospice use and patterns of care after enrollment in hospice among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Kathleen T Unroe
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:987-993.e3. 2012
    ..We examined racial differences in patterns of care and resource use among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure after enrollment in hospice...
  39. pmc Explaining the cardiovascular risk associated with rheumatoid arthritis: traditional risk factors versus markers of rheumatoid arthritis severity
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1920-5. 2010
    ..The authors examined the relative importance of traditional CV risk factors and RA markers in predicting CV events...
  40. pmc Risk of death associated with the use of conventional versus atypical antipsychotic drugs among elderly patients
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 021205, USA
    CMAJ 176:627-32. 2007
    ..We assessed the short-term mortality in a population-based cohort of elderly people in British Columbia who were prescribed conventional and atypical antipsychotic medications...
  41. pmc Evaluating uses of data mining techniques in propensity score estimation: a simulation study
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:546-55. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term trends of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin-receptor blocker use after heart failure hospitalization in community-dwelling seniors
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, United States
    Int J Cardiol 125:172-7. 2008
    ..Little is known about recent trends in the use of ACEI/ARB in community-dwelling seniors...
  43. pmc Algorithms to estimate the beginning of pregnancy in administrative databases
    Andrea V Margulis
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:16-24. 2013
    ..Therefore, we sought to develop and validate algorithms to estimate the gestational age at birth using information available in these databases...
  44. pmc Elevated risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women with depression: depression or antidepressants?
    Kristin Palmsten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:988-97. 2012
    ..24) for TCA monotherapy. Study results suggest that women who use antidepressants during pregnancy, especially SNRIs and TCAs, have an elevated risk of preeclampsia. These associations may reflect drug effects or more severe depression...
  45. ncbi request reprint Statins and the risk of lung, breast, and colorectal cancer in the elderly
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Circulation 115:27-33. 2007
    ..Long-term statin users tend to be healthier, less frail, and more adherent to therapy than nonusers, however. This could explain such apparent "protective" effects...
  46. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiovascular outcomes in elderly patients with diabetes who initiated rosiglitazone vs pioglitazone therapy
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Ste 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2368-75. 2008
    ..We compared cardiovascular outcomes and mortality between patients initiating pioglitazone vs rosiglitazone therapy...
  47. doi request reprint Performance of propensity score methods when comparison groups originate from different data sources
    Bradley G Hammill
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:81-9. 2012
    ..To examine the performance of propensity score-based methods for estimating relative risks when exposed and comparison subjects are selected from different data sources...
  48. pmc Strategies for postmarketing surveillance of drugs and devices in patients with ESRD undergoing dialysis
    Moshe Vardi
    Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, Renal Division and Clinical Biometrics, Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:2213-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to review the methodological and practical aspects of the different options for postmarketing study design in this field, with critical appraisal of their advantages and disadvantages. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:2757-64. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate the association between treatment with biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and development of cancer in patients with RA...
  50. pmc Validity of Claims-Based Stroke Algorithms in Contemporary Medicare Data: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study Linked With Medicare Claims
    Hiraku Kumamaru
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA H K Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA H K, J J J Department of Biostatistics S E J, J D R, G H and Department of Epidemiology J R C, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine J R C, R R, M M S Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC N C H, S S Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH B M K and Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL T G B
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:611-9. 2014
    ..We assessed the validity of diagnostic coding algorithms for identifying stroke in the Medicare population by linking data from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study to Medicare claims...
  51. pmc Claims-based definition of death in Japanese claims database: validity and implications
    Nobuhiro Ooba
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e66116. 2013
    ..For the pending National Claims Database in Japan, researchers will not have access to death information in the enrollment files. We developed and evaluated a claims-based definition of death...
  52. ncbi request reprint Opioids and risk of type 2 diabetes in adults with non-cancer pain
    Lin Li
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Pain Physician 16:77-88. 2013
    ..While the use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades, concern exists about the safety of opioids, particularly with the extensive use among individuals with CNCP...
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication use for behavioral symptoms of dementia
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:490-5. 2006
    ..Also, although various psychotropic medications used for behavioral disturbances in dementia patients may be somewhat effective, they have been increasingly associated with important safety risks...
  54. ncbi request reprint Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal
    Gabriela Schmajuk
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:928-34. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the rate and predictors of DMARD use in a cohort of elderly patients with RA...
  55. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in older adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an analysis of NHANES III
    Mitsuyo Kinjo
    Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Teine ku Sapporo city, Japan
    J Rheumatol 34:1971-5. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between BMD and RA in a representative US population-based sample from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III: 1988-1994)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mortality and adherence to pharmacotherapy after acute myocardial infarction
    Mitsuyo Kinjo
    JAMA 297:1877-8; author reply 1878. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin improves impaired endothelium-dependent forearm vasodilation in patients with heart failure
    Soko Setoguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 39:363-8. 2002
    ..The administration of BH(4) did not alter the baseline FBF in either group. These results suggest that an acute administration of BH(4 ) improves endothelium-dependent forearm vasodilation in patients with CHF...
  58. ncbi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias and cerebrovascular events in the elderly using conventional and atypical antipsychotic medications
    Philip S Wang
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:707-10. 2007