B W Gillespie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Estimating population distributions when some data are below a limit of detection by using a reverse Kaplan-Meier estimator
    Brenda W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1070, USA
    Epidemiology 21:S64-70. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study: baseline visual field and test-retest variability
    Brenda W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:2613-20. 2003
  3. pmc Database comparison of the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL) and the SRTR U.S. Transplant Registry
    B W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1621-33. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: interim quality of life findings after initial medical or surgical treatment of glaucoma
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1954-65. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in newly diagnosed glaucoma patients : The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:887-97; discussion 898. 2001
  6. pmc Visual field progression in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study the impact of treatment and other baseline factors
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:200-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Mortality risk for dialysis patients with different levels of serum calcium, phosphorus, and PTH: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Francesca Tentori
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:519-30. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Interim clinical outcomes in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study comparing initial treatment randomized to medications or surgery
    P R Lichter
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1943-53. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Birthweight-adjusted Dubowitz methods: reducing misclassification of assessments of gestational age in a Zimbabwean population
    S A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cent Afr J Med 49:47-53. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Longer treatment time and slower ultrafiltration in hemodialysis: associations with reduced mortality in the DOPPS
    R Saran
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1222-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. doi request reprint Estimating population distributions when some data are below a limit of detection by using a reverse Kaplan-Meier estimator
    Brenda W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1070, USA
    Epidemiology 21:S64-70. 2010
    ..Although developed in the 1970s and strongly advocated since then, it remains rarely used, partly due to limited software availability...
  2. ncbi request reprint The collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study: baseline visual field and test-retest variability
    Brenda W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:2613-20. 2003
    ....
  3. pmc Database comparison of the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL) and the SRTR U.S. Transplant Registry
    B W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1621-33. 2010
    ..These findings support an expanded focus on data quality control by OPTN/SRTR for a broader variable set than those used for allocation. Center-specific monitoring of missing values could substantially improve the data...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: interim quality of life findings after initial medical or surgical treatment of glaucoma
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1954-65. 2001
    ..Although no changes are recommended in the treatment of newly diagnosed glaucoma patients at the time of this interim report, further follow-up will allow for more definitive answers to the QOL impact of these two treatment approaches...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in newly diagnosed glaucoma patients : The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:887-97; discussion 898. 2001
    ..This paper describes the quality-of-life (QOL) measurement approach, instruments included, and the CIGTS participants' QOL findings at the time of diagnosis...
  6. pmc Visual field progression in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study the impact of treatment and other baseline factors
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:200-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate factors associated with visual field (VF) progression, using all available follow-up through 9 years after treatment initiation, in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)...
  7. doi request reprint Mortality risk for dialysis patients with different levels of serum calcium, phosphorus, and PTH: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Francesca Tentori
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:519-30. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Interim clinical outcomes in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study comparing initial treatment randomized to medications or surgery
    P R Lichter
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1943-53. 2001
    ..Because 4 to 5 years of follow-up in a chronic disease is not adequate to draw treatment conclusions, these interim CIGTS outcomes do not support altering current treatment approaches to open-angle glaucoma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Birthweight-adjusted Dubowitz methods: reducing misclassification of assessments of gestational age in a Zimbabwean population
    S A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cent Afr J Med 49:47-53. 2003
    ..To evaluate the performance and the utility of using birthweight-adjusted scores of the Dubowitz method of estimating gestational age in a Zimbabwean population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Longer treatment time and slower ultrafiltration in hemodialysis: associations with reduced mortality in the DOPPS
    R Saran
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1222-8. 2006
    ..Rapid UFR during HD was also associated with higher mortality risk. These results warrant a randomized clinical trial of longer dialysis sessions in thrice-weekly HD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of renal replacement therapy choice on outcome in severe acute renal failure
    R D Swartz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0364, USA
    Clin Nephrol 63:335-45. 2005
    ..To date, no prospective controlled trial has sufficiently answered this question, and the present prospective outcome study attempts to compare survival with CRRT versus that with IHD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving the assessment of gestational age in a Zimbabwean population
    S A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 78:7-18. 2002
    ..To evaluate the performance and the utility of using birthweight-adjusted scores of Dubowitz and Ballard methods of estimating gestational age in a Zimbabwean population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diuretic use, residual renal function, and mortality among hemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Pattern Study (DOPPS)
    Jennifer L Bragg-Gresham
    Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, formerly University Renal Research and Education Association, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:426-31. 2007
    ..Information about residual renal function (RRF) and outcomes associated with practices of diuretic use in patients with end-stage renal disease is not available worldwide...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction in the collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study: incidence, risk factors, and the effect of cataract progression and extraction on clinical and quality-of-life outcomes
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1694-700. 2006
    ..To study the incidence of and predictors for cataract extraction (CE) in patients with newly diagnosed glaucoma, the impact of CE on visual function, and changes in the time around CE...
  15. pmc The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: predictors of human serum dioxin concentrations in Midland and Saginaw, Michigan
    David H Garabrant
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Risk Science Center, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:818-24. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: population survey results and serum concentrations for polychlorinated dioxins, furans, and biphenyls
    Elizabeth Hedgeman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Risk Science Center, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:811-7. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Factors associated with intraocular pressure before and during 9 years of treatment in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:927-33. 2008
    ..To evaluate, both at initial glaucoma diagnosis and during treatment, the role of demographic and clinical factors on intraocular pressure (IOP)...
  18. doi request reprint Enhanced training in vascular access creation predicts arteriovenous fistula placement and patency in hemodialysis patients: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 4262, USA
    Ann Surg 247:885-91. 2008
    ..To investigate whether intensity of surgical training influences type of vascular access placed and fistula survival...
  19. pmc The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: methods for an environmental exposure study of polychlorinated dioxins, furans, and biphenyls
    David H Garabrant
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Risk Science Center, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:803-10. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Fear of blindness in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: patterns and correlates over time
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:2213-20. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of fear of blindness (FOB) and the factors associated with FOB during 5 years of follow-up in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study...
  21. doi request reprint Prognostic ability of resting periodic breathing and ventilatory variation in closely matched patients with heart failure
    Robert L Bard
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:318-22. 2008
    ..Although PB is usually assessed in sleeping patients, PB has also been observed in awake patients. We tested the hypothesis that PB in awake, resting patients with heart failure predicts mortality...
  22. ncbi request reprint Determining the best ventilatory efficiency measure to predict mortality in patients with heart failure
    Robert L Bard
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:589-95. 2006
    ..Therefore, we investigated the relative prognostic power of different measures of ventilatory efficiency calculated from maximal and sub-maximal exercise in patients with heart failure...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of digital radiographs with film radiographs for the classification of pneumoconiosis
    Alfred Franzblau
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 South Observatory Street, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:669-77. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Apparent half-lives of dioxins, furans, and polychlorinated biphenyls as a function of age, body fat, smoking status, and breast-feeding
    Meghan O Grady Milbrath
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:417-25. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Evaluating clinical change and visual function concerns in drivers and nondrivers with glaucoma
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1718-25. 2009
    ..To compare drivers and nondrivers, and to describe the specific concerns of drivers, among individuals with glaucoma...
  26. ncbi request reprint HMG-coenzyme a reductase inhibitor use is associated with mortality reduction in hemodialysis patients
    Nancy A Mason
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1065, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:119-26. 2005
    ..This study examined statin prescription patterns and assessed the relationship between statin prescription and clinical outcomes in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
    ..This study identified and contrasted prevalence and predictors of periodontitis among African Americans, Mexican Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites in the US adult population...
  28. pmc Case report: the University of Michigan dioxin exposure study: a follow-up investigation of a case with high serum concentration of 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran
    Alfred Franzblau
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1313-7. 2010
    ..Most of the toxic equivalency in TR sediments is from two furan congeners, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran and 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran (2,3,4,7,8-pentaCDF)...
  29. doi request reprint Association between the use of glaucoma medications and mortality
    Joshua D Stein
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:235-40. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relationship between glaucoma medication use and death...
  30. doi request reprint Chlorthalidone reduces cardiovascular events compared with hydrochlorothiazide: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Michael P Dorsch
    University of Michigan Health System, B2D301 SPC 5008, 1500 East Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5008, USA
    Hypertension 57:689-94. 2011
    ..When comparing both drugs, CTD reduces CVEs more than HCTZ, suggesting that CTD may be the preferred thiazide-type diuretic for hypertension in patients at high risk of CVEs...
  31. pmc Serum potassium and outcomes in CKD: insights from the RRI-CKD cohort study
    Sonal Korgaonkar
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:762-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between serum potassium (S(K)) and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) has not been systematically investigated...
  32. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and socio-demographic risk factors for stillbirth, preterm birth and low birthweight among Zimbabwean women
    Shingairai A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI 48105, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:154-63. 2004
    ..Reducing the frequency of stillbirth will require a better understanding of the determinants of preterm births and strategies for addressing this particular subset of high-risk births...
  33. doi request reprint Establishing a national chronic kidney disease surveillance system for the United States
    Rajiv Saran
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and the Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, 315 West Huron, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 4262, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:152-61. 2010
    ..Final success will be measured by usage, impact, and endorsement...
  34. ncbi request reprint A family study of obsessive-compulsive disorder with pediatric probands
    Gregory L Hanna
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0390, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 134:13-9. 2005
    ..1% vs. 20.9%, P < 0.01). The results provide further evidence that early-onset OCD is highly familial and suggest that two clinical variables are associated with its familial aggregation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Converting to SITA-standard from full-threshold visual field testing in the follow-up phase of a clinical trial
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:2755-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of converting from Humphrey 24-2 full-threshold (FT) visual field (VF) testing to SITA-Standard (SS) VF testing during the follow-up phase of a clinical trial...
  36. ncbi request reprint International variation in vitamin prescription and association with mortality in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Rachel B Fissell
    Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:293-9. 2004
    ..The present study investigates patterns of water-soluble vitamin use among HD patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) I and evaluates outcomes associated with vitamin use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Optimization of a fluorescent-based phosphor imaging dot blot DNA hybridization assay to assess E. coli virulence gene profiles
    L Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 44:225-33. 2001
    ..Using the X-ray film signal detection procedure with Southern confirmation as a gold standard, we obtained a sensitivity and specificity of 87-99% for a rule requiring no retesting for all but one gene probe...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does access to health care impact survival time after diagnosis of AIDS?
    Jolynn Pratt Montgomery
    Michigan Department of Community Health, HIV AIDS Surveillance Section, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:223-31. 2002
    ..It is crucial that we provide HIV-infected populations with tools that enable them to access a regular source of health care...
  39. doi request reprint Hierarchical cluster analysis of polychlorinated dioxins and furans in Michigan, USA, soils: evaluation of industrial and background congener profiles
    Timothy P Towey
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:64-72. 2010
    ..Thus, HCA was useful for identifying congener profile characteristics in both contaminated and background soil samples...
  40. doi request reprint Comparing film and digital radiographs for reliability of pneumoconiosis classifications: a modeling approach
    Ananda Sen
    Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:511-9. 2010
    ..The goal of the present investigation was to compare the inter-reader and intra-reader agreement of ILO classifications for pneumoconiosis across image formats...
  41. ncbi request reprint Donor characteristics associated with reduced graft survival: an approach to expanding the pool of kidney donors
    Friedrich K Port
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, University Renal Research and Education Association URREA, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Transplantation 74:1281-6. 2002
    ..Availability of cadaveric kidneys for transplantation is far below the growing need, leading to longer waiting time and more deaths while waiting...
  42. doi request reprint Dominance of traditional cardiovascular risk factors over renal function in predicting arterial stiffness in subjects with chronic kidney disease
    David Sengstock
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:853-61. 2010
    ..The predictors of arterial stiffness across the spectrum of renal function are unclear. These predictors were investigated across a wide range of estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Potential risk factors for undifferentiated connective tissue disease among women: implanted medical devices
    T J Laing
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:610-7. 2001
    ..The studies conducted among populations in Michigan and Ohio are intended to stimulate new hypotheses, innovative approaches, and the fostering of understanding of the environmental determinants of autoimmune disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and sexual functioning in women with vulvodynia and chronic pelvic pain. A comparative evaluation
    B D Reed
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Reprod Med 45:624-32. 2000
    ..To determine whether women with vulvodynia differ from women with chronic pelvic pain and normal controls in their psychological functioning, somatic preoccupation, pain experience and sexual functioning...
  45. pmc Risk factors for group B streptococcal colonization: potential for different transmission systems by capsular type
    B Foxman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:854-62. 2007
    ..Food-borne transmission is also possible, as GBS is a known fish and bovine pathogen. We conducted a prospective cohort study in order to identify risk factors for acquisition...
  46. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for urinary complications after renal transplantation
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation and School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1536-41. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that several patient characteristics are associated with an increased risk of a urinary complication. The U-stitch technique should not be used for the ureteral anastomosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): design, data elements, and methodology
    Ronald L Pisoni
    University Renal Research and Education Association, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:7-15. 2004
    ..It continues to refine its methods of data collection and analysis with the goal of improving hemodialysis practice and end-stage renal disease patient lives worldwide...
  48. pmc Geostatistical modeling of the spatial distribution of soil dioxin in the vicinity of an incinerator. 2. Verification and calibration study
    Pierre Goovaerts
    BioMedware Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3655-61. 2008
    ..The regression analysis and geostatistical simulation were then conducted using the combined set of 53 original and 51 new soil samples, leading to an updated model for the spatial distribution of TEQ in Midland, MI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sociopathy, gender, and treatment outcome among outpatient substance abusers
    L W Galen
    Department of Psychiatry and Alcohol Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 3318, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:23-33. 2000
    ..After controlling for initial severity, ASPD was related to worse substance-related outcomes, but not to worse psychiatric outcomes...
  50. pmc Public health surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: comparison of methods for classifying health care- and community-associated infections
    Dawn M Sievert
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1777-83. 2010
    ..We compared 3 methods for classifying methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections as health care associated or community associated for use in public health surveillance...
  51. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma and solvent exposure among women
    David H Garabrant
    Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:493-500. 2003
    ..Exposures to other specific chlorinated and nonchlorinated hydrocarbon solvents were not clearly associated with scleroderma...
  52. ncbi request reprint The prognostic role of the ECG in primary pulmonary hypertension
    Eduardo Bossone
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0363, USA
    Chest 121:513-8. 2002
    ..The aims of the present study were to examine whether ECG features in patients with PPH are associated with a decrease in survival, and to determine the value of the ECG in risk stratification...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, survival, and disease characteristics of systemic sclerosis in a large US population
    Maureen D Mayes
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5 270, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2246-55. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence, incidence, survival, and disease characteristics of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in the Detroit tricounty area...
  54. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of trabeculectomy in the collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study (CIGTS)
    Henry D Jampel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:16-22. 2005
    ..To describe the incidence of, and risk factors for, surgical complications reported during and within the first post-operative month after trabeculectomy in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Analgesic prescription patterns among hemodialysis patients in the DOPPS: potential for underprescription
    George R Bailie
    Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    Kidney Int 65:2419-25. 2004
    ..Dialysis patients require special consideration regarding analgesics, given their altered pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles and increased potential for adverse reactions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis in the United States: beyond black and white
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, PH 18, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:92-101. 2002
    ....
  57. pmc Outcomes of 385 adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant recipients: a report from the A2ALL Consortium
    Kim M Olthoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg 242:314-23, discussion 323-5. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early mortality among incident US hemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Brian D Bradbury
    Department of Global Epidemiology, Amgen, Inc, Thousand Oaks, California 91320, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:89-99. 2007
    ..Inadequate predialysis nephrology care was strongly associated with mortality during this period, highlighting the potential benefits of contact with a nephrologist at least 1 mo before HD initiation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Aspirin prescription and outcomes in hemodialysis patients: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Jean Ethier
    Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:602-11. 2007
    ..We investigated aspirin-prescribing patterns and potential benefits on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with health-related quality of life among hemodialysis patients in the DOPPS
    Antonio Alberto Lopes
    Department of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Qual Life Res 16:545-57. 2007
    ..To identify modifiable factors associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among chronic hemodialysis patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in patients with end-stage renal disease: observations from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Sanjay Rajagopalan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 473 W 12th Ave, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43202, USA
    Circulation 114:1914-22. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to describe the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and its effects on prognosis and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in an international cohort of patients on hemodialysis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Large variations in prescriptions of gastrointestinal medications in hemodialysis patients on three continents: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    George R Bailie
    Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    Hemodial Int 10:180-8. 2006
    ..5 g/dL. Prescription of GI medications was associated with many comorbidities and use of several medications. Extreme variability of prescription patterns suggests that there is no standard approach in treatment practices...
  63. ncbi request reprint The state of being noninferior
    David C Musch
    Ophthalmology 113:1-2. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Painful diabetic neuropathy: impact of an alternative approach
    Elena A Gillespie
    Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Diabetes Care 30:999-1001. 2007
  65. pmc Severe psychiatric problems in right hepatic lobe donors for living donor liver transplantation
    James F Trotter
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80262, and Department of Transplant Services, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Transplantation 83:1506-8. 2007
    ....
  66. pmc Improvement in survival associated with adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Carl L Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1806-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there is a survival benefit of adult LDLT...
  67. ncbi request reprint Creation, cannulation and survival of arteriovenous fistulae: data from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study
    Hugh C Rayner
    Department of Renal Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Kidney Int 63:323-30. 2003
    ..If fistulae are created prior to ESRD and cannulation is possible earlier without compromising fistula survival, the need for temporary catheters would be reduced...