- Modeling hospital length of stay by Coxian phase-type regression with heterogeneityXiaoqin Tang
Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, USA
Stat Med 31:1502-16. 2012..The methodology is illustrated with application to hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction in the 2003 Nationwide Inpatient Sample from the Healthcare Utilization Project...
- Variability in estimated glomerular filtration rate is an independent risk factor for death among patients with stage 3 chronic kidney diseaseRobert M Perkins
Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
Kidney Int 82:1332-8. 2012..The prognostic utility of complementing existing risk stratification metrics with dynamic changes in GFR among patients with CKD warrants investigation...
- Death and cardiovascular events after bacteriuria among adult women with chronic kidney diseaseSusmitha Dhanyamraju
Department of Nephrology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 5:143-50. 2012..The impact of bacteriuria on mortality and cardiovascular risk has not been previously reported for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
- Bisphosphonate therapy, death, and cardiovascular events among female patients with CKD: a retrospective cohort studyJames E Hartle
Nephrology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 59:636-44. 2012..We hypothesized that bisphosphonate therapy would reduce the risk of mortality and cardiovascular events in this population...