Laurence S Magder

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of cytokine- and chemokine-related genes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from lupus patients by cDNA array
    Violeta Rus
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Immunol 102:283-90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from lupus patients with active and inactive disease
    Violeta Rus
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Immunol 112:231-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the risk of transmission of hepatitis C between spouses in Egypt based on seroprevalence data
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 W Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:160-5. 2005
  4. pmc Comparison of seven liver allocation models with respect to lives saved among patients on the liver transplant waiting list
    Laurence S Magder
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Transpl Int 25:409-15. 2012
  5. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for adverse cardiovascular events among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:708-19. 2012
  6. pmc Survival associated pathway identification with group Lp penalized global AUC maximization
    Zhenqiu Liu
    Greenebaum Cancer Center, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Algorithms Mol Biol 5:30. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Simple approaches to assess the possible impact of missing outcome information on estimates of risk ratios, odds ratios, and risk differences
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1596, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:411-21. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimal choice of a cut point for a quantitative diagnostic test performed for research purposes
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:956-62. 2003
  9. pmc Gender disparity in liver transplant waiting-list mortality: the importance of kidney function
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:1147-57. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the independent effects of olanzapine and risperidone exposure on the risk of hyperlipidemia in schizophrenic patients
    Carol E Koro
    School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, 506 W Fayette St, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1021-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of cytokine- and chemokine-related genes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from lupus patients by cDNA array
    Violeta Rus
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Immunol 102:283-90. 2002
    ..These results highlight the potential use of the microarray data in identifying genes associated with SLE, which could become candidate molecular markers or future therapeutic targets...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from lupus patients with active and inactive disease
    Violeta Rus
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Immunol 112:231-4. 2004
    ..These results highlight the potential use of microarray data in identifying genes associated with disease activity in SLE, which could become potential biomarkers or future therapeutic targets...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the risk of transmission of hepatitis C between spouses in Egypt based on seroprevalence data
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 W Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:160-5. 2005
    ..Transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) between spouses could be due to sexual contact, sharing needles, or other routes. There is uncertainty regarding the degree to which HCV is transmitted between spouses...
  4. pmc Comparison of seven liver allocation models with respect to lives saved among patients on the liver transplant waiting list
    Laurence S Magder
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Transpl Int 25:409-15. 2012
    ..Our analysis suggests that UKELD and the updated MELD score would not be optimal for reducing waiting list mortality in the United States...
  5. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for adverse cardiovascular events among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:708-19. 2012
    ..These results suggest a short-term impact of corticosteroids on CVE risk...
  6. pmc Survival associated pathway identification with group Lp penalized global AUC maximization
    Zhenqiu Liu
    Greenebaum Cancer Center, University of Maryland, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Algorithms Mol Biol 5:30. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Simple approaches to assess the possible impact of missing outcome information on estimates of risk ratios, odds ratios, and risk differences
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1596, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:411-21. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimal choice of a cut point for a quantitative diagnostic test performed for research purposes
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:956-62. 2003
    ..Based on these formulae, a cut point can be chosen that minimizes the mean squared error of the estimate of interest...
  9. pmc Gender disparity in liver transplant waiting-list mortality: the importance of kidney function
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:1147-57. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the independent effects of olanzapine and risperidone exposure on the risk of hyperlipidemia in schizophrenic patients
    Carol E Koro
    School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, 506 W Fayette St, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1021-6. 2002
    ..Previous studies have suggested an association between olanzapine treatment and hyperlipidemia. We evaluated this association using a large health care database...
  11. pmc Vitamin D deficiency does not predict progression of coronary artery calcium, carotid intima-media thickness or high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Adnan N Kiani
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2071-6. 2013
    ..We determined whether levels of vitamin D at baseline were associated with subclinical measures of atherosclerosis, or with changes in subclinical measures over 2 years...
  12. pmc Predictors of organ damage in systemic lupus erythematosus: the Hopkins Lupus Cohort
    Michelle Petri
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:4021-8. 2012
    ..We analyzed data from a large SLE cohort to identify variables associated with rates of damage accrual as measured by the SDI...
  13. pmc Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) does not slow the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in SLE over 2 years
    Adnan N Kiani
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, 1830 East Monument Street Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rheumatol Int 32:2701-5. 2012
    ..Because the number of patients taking MMF was only twenty-five, larger studies for longer time periods are needed to explore any effect of MMF on subclinical atherosclerosis in SLE...
  14. pmc Urinary vascular cell adhesion molecule, but not neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, is associated with lupus nephritis
    Adnan N Kiani
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1231-7. 2012
    ..Both VCAM-1 and NGAL have been found at high levels in the urine of patients with active lupus nephritis. We investigated both as potential biomarkers for lupus nephritis...
  15. pmc Performance of chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration creatinine-cystatin C equation for estimating kidney function in cirrhosis
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Hepatology 59:1532-42. 2014
    ..However, its diagnostic performance was substantially worse than reported in subjects without cirrhosis...
  16. pmc Vitamin D in systemic lupus erythematosus: modest association with disease activity and the urine protein-to-creatinine ratio
    Michelle Petri
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:1865-71. 2013
    ..To investigate whether an increase in vitamin D levels in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was associated with improvement in disease activity...
  17. doi request reprint The SEEK model of pediatric primary care: can child maltreatment be prevented in a low-risk population?
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:259-68. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) model of enhanced pediatric primary care to help reduce child maltreatment in a relatively low-risk population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Urine osteoprotegerin and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in lupus nephritis
    Adnan N Kiani
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:2224-30. 2009
    ..Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), a chemotactic cytokine, is involved in the progression of glomerular and tubulointerstitial injury. We investigated both urine OPG and MCP-1 as potential biomarkers for lupus nephritis...
  19. pmc Semiquantified noncalcified coronary plaque in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Adnan N Kiani
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Radiology, and Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:2286-93. 2012
    ..New technology (computed tomographic angiography) can measure noncalcified coronary plaque (NCP), which is more prone to rupture. We report on a study of semiquantified NCP in SLE...
  20. doi request reprint Estimating incidence rates with misclassified disease status: a likelihood-based approach, with application to hepatitis C virus
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e527-31. 2012
    ..In epidemiologic research, incidence is often estimated from data arising from an imperfect diagnostic test performed at unequally spaced intervals over time...
  21. pmc Prospective cohort study of mother-to-infant infection and clearance of hepatitis C in rural Egyptian villages
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine or Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1024-31. 2009
    ..6%) and 8 (2.4%) infants born of HCV-RNA positive mothers had detectable HCV-RNA at one and 2-3 years of age. Investigating how infants clear infection may provide important information about protective immunity to HCV...
  22. doi request reprint Direct and indirect impact of influenza vaccination of young children on school absenteeism
    James C King
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Vaccine 30:289-93. 2012
    ..05). These results suggest both direct and indirect benefits of influenza vaccination of young children...
  23. doi request reprint Identifying children at high risk for a child maltreatment report
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 35:96-104. 2011
    ..To help professionals identify factors that place families at risk for future child maltreatment, to facilitate necessary services and to potentially help prevent abuse and neglect...
  24. pmc Predictors of progression in atherosclerosis over 2 years in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Adnan N Kiani
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, 1830 East Monument Street Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2071-9. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular disease remains the major cause of death in SLE. We assessed the degree to which cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) and disease activity were associated with 2-year changes in measures of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to evaluate renal hemodynamics in cirrhosis by simultaneous glomerular filtration rate, renal plasma flow, renal resistive indices and biomarkers measurements
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 39:543-52. 2014
    ..2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  26. doi request reprint Relationship of influenza vaccine match and use rate to medically attended acute respiratory illnesses in older residents of Maryland. November 13, 2012
    James C King
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Vaccine 31:839-44. 2013
    ..A/H3N2 viruses were clearly associated with more frequent MAARI-related ED visits and hospitalizations than A/H1N1 and B viruses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcome of liver transplantation for drug-induced acute liver failure in the United States: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:719-29. 2009
    ..Being on life support, DIALF due to antiepileptics (at age less than 18), and elevated serum creatinine were independent pretransplant predictors of poor survival after LT for DIALF...
  28. pmc Seasonal variation in the activity of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Alí Duarte-García
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1392-8. 2012
    ..To determine whether there is any seasonal variation in the activity of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) overall and by individual organs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Nuntana Kasitanon
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 85:147-56. 2006
    ..016) or during the follow-up period (p=.031) increased the risk of death. A low complement level during the first year after diagnosis was the only serologic marker of poorer survival (p=.013 for low C3 level and p=.053 for low C4 level)...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of influenza vaccination of schoolchildren on medical outcomes among all residents of Maryland
    James C King
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, USA
    Vaccine 28:7737-42. 2010
    ..I., 3-9%) in adults aged >50 years for every 20% increase in vaccination rates (p<0.023) for which we have no plausible biologic explanation. No significant changes in deaths were noted...
  31. pmc Omega-3 in SLE: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial of endothelial dysfunction and disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Kayode J Bello
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    Rheumatol Int 33:2789-96. 2013
    ..Longer trials might be required if there are delayed clinical effects. There was evidence that Omega-3 may increase LDL cholesterol, but not the LDL/HDL ratio...
  32. ncbi request reprint The relationship between influenza outbreaks and acute ischemic heart disease in Maryland residents over a 7-year period
    Richard Lichenstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:821-7. 2012
    ..We sought to expand the understanding of relationships of influenza outbreaks to ischemic heart disease (IHD)-related events...
  33. doi request reprint Countywide school-based influenza immunization: direct and indirect impact on student absenteeism
    Mollie M Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e260-5. 2008
    ..We examined the impact of this community-based intervention on countywide student absenteeism during the subsequent influenza outbreak...
  34. doi request reprint Noncalcified coronary plaque in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Adnan N Kiani
    Division of Rheumatology and Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:579-84. 2010
    ..To study noncalcified coronary plaque (NCP) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Secondary Sjogren's syndrome in systemic lupus erythematosus defines a distinct disease subset
    Alan N Baer
    Division of Rheumatology, Good Samaritan Hospital, Russell Morgan Building, Suite 508, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21239, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:1143-9. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether the presence of SS in a large cohort of patients with SLE defines a subset with distinctive sociodemographic, clinical, and laboratory features...
  36. pmc High-dose cyclophosphamide versus monthly intravenous cyclophosphamide for systemic lupus erythematosus: a prospective randomized trial
    Michelle Petri
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:1487-93. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to compare the efficacy and safety of the standard regimen versus a high-dose IV cyclophosphamide regimen...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dental visits to hospital emergency departments by adults receiving Medicaid: assessing their use
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:715-24; quiz 768. 2002
    ..People lacking access to private dental services may use hospital emergency departments, or EDs. In 1993, Maryland eliminated Medicaid reimbursement to dentists for adult emergency services...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions associated with nontraumatic dental emergencies in a Medicaid population
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland Dental School, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:540-4. 2003
    ..Although some hospital admissions related to dental problems could be unavoidable, further studies are needed to better understand mechanisms for reducing the use of EDs for care best provided in community-based dental offices...
  39. pmc A Medicaid population's use of physicians' offices for dental problems
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1297-301. 2003
    ..This study evaluated how the elimination of Medicaid reimbursement to dentists for the treatment of adult dental problems affected patients' visits to physicians...
  40. pmc Agricultural workers and urinary bladder cancer risk in Egypt
    Sania Amr
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 69:3-10. 2014
    ..40 [0.93-2.09] and UC [1.25 (0.82-1.89]), although not statistically significant. Occupational and environmental exposures to farming increased the risk for bladder cancer among Egyptians...
  41. pmc Impact of estimated liver volume and liver weight on gender disparity in liver transplantation
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:89-95. 2013
    ..001). In conclusion, lower LT rates among women on the waiting list can be explained in part by lower MELD scores, eLVs, and eLWs in comparison with men. However, at least half of the gender disparity still remains unexplained...
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact of increased lupus activity on obstetric outcomes
    Megan E B Clowse
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:514-21. 2005
    ..Systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with multiple adverse pregnancy outcomes. We examined the impact of disease activity on spontaneous abortions, perinatal mortality, preterm delivery, and birth weight...
  43. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies and incidence of venous thrombosis in a cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Emily Somers
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:2531-6. 2002
    ..To study the relationship between antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) and the incidence of venous thrombosis (VT) among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  44. doi request reprint Impact of human immunodeficiency virus on survival after liver transplantation: analysis of United Network for Organ Sharing database
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    Transplantation 85:359-68. 2008
    ..The outcome of liver transplantation (LT) in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been a matter of controversy...
  45. doi request reprint Antipsychotic use by medicaid-insured youths: impact of eligibility and psychiatric diagnosis across a decade
    Julie Magno Zito
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:223-9. 2013
    ..This cross-sectional study evaluated the impact of Medicaid-eligibility category on the increased use of antipsychotic medication by Medicaid-insured youths across a decade...
  46. pmc Living the good life? Mortality and hospital utilization patterns in the Old Order Amish
    Braxton D Mitchell
    Department of Medicine, Program for Personalized and Genomic Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51560. 2012
    ....
  47. pmc Differences between male and female systemic lupus erythematosus in a multiethnic population
    Tze Chin Tan
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:759-69. 2012
    ..Comparisons were made between male and female patients with SLE in the Hopkins Lupus Cohort...
  48. pmc Derivation and validation of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michelle Petri
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 7500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:2677-86. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Number of fibromyalgia tender points is associated with health status in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Somchai Akkasilpa
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:48-50. 2005
    ..To ascertain the association between fibromyalgia (FM) tender points (TP) and health status in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  50. doi request reprint Adolescent mothers leaving multigenerational households
    Sarah E Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:62-74. 2009
    ..Helping adolescent mothers and grandmothers negotiate roles to reduce conflict may promote autonomy and relatedness, allowing mothers to learn parenting skills, qualify for public assistance, and continue their education...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association between prothrombin activation fragment (F1.2), cerebral ischemia (S-100beta) and international normalized ratio (INR) in patients with ventricular assisted devices
    Ashish Joshi
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:323-7. 2007
    ..Further trials that incorporate the F1.2 marker into anticoagulation algorithms may help reduce adverse events in this high-risk population...
  52. pmc Valproic acid-associated acute liver failure in children: case report and analysis of liver transplantation outcomes in the United States
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr 158:802-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether valproic acid (VPA)-associated acute liver failure (ALF; VPA-ALF) explains the poor outcomes after liver transplantation (LT) in children...
  53. pmc The safe environment for every kid model: impact on pediatric primary care professionals
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e962-70. 2011
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for in utero and intrapartum transmission of HIV
    Laurence S Magder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:87-95. 2005
    ..To identify predictors of in utero and intrapartum HIV-1 transmission in infants born in the Women and Infants Transmission Study between 1990 and 2000...
  55. doi request reprint Associations between breast milk viral load, mastitis, exclusive breast-feeding, and postnatal transmission of HIV
    Kevin M Lunney
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:762-9. 2010
    ..The mechanism of exclusive breast-feeding protection is unknown but is hypothesized to be mediated through reduced mastitis...
  56. doi request reprint A regional system of stroke care provides thrombolytic outcomes comparable with the NINDS stroke trial
    Marian P LaMonte
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:319-27. 2009
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Dietary supplementation with d-tagatose in subjects with type 2 diabetes leads to weight loss and raises high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Thomas W Donner
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 30:801-6. 2010
    ..001). Significant improvements in body weight and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in this pilot study suggest that d-tag may be a potentially useful adjunct in the management of patients with type 2 DM...
  58. pmc Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in a low- to moderate-incidence state: are contact investigations enough?
    Wendy A Cronin
    Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1271-9. 2002
    ..8 vs. 8.5 weeks, respectively; p<0.01). Molecular epidemiologic studies showed that reducing diagnostic delays can prevent TB transmission in nontraditional settings, which elude contact investigations...
  59. pmc Assessment of independent effect of olanzapine and risperidone on risk of diabetes among patients with schizophrenia: population based nested case-control study
    Carol E Koro
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMJ 325:243. 2002
    ..To quantify the association between olanzapine and diabetes...
  60. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the effectiveness of a school-based influenza vaccination program
    James C King
    Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e868-73. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a school-based influenza immunization program...
  61. ncbi request reprint Medicaid coverage and utilization of adult dental services
    C Daniel Mullins
    School of Pharmarcy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:672-87. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of serum biomarkers of fibrosis and injury in Egyptian patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Gamal Esmat
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    J Hepatol 46:620-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether surrogate serum biomarkers for liver injury are comparable to liver biopsy in Egyptian patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  63. pmc How robust are health plan quality indicators to data loss? A Monte Carlo simulation study of pediatric asthma treatment
    Bruce Stuart
    The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1547-61. 2003
    ..DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTINGS: Maryland Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) claims. Children with asthma (n = 5,804) were selected from Medicaid enrollment records and medical and pharmacy FFS claims filed between June 1996 and December 1997...
  64. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carotid atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Kathleen Maksimowicz-McKinnon
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:2458-63. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Transmission of hepatitis C virus between parents and children
    Mostafa K Mohamed
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:16-20. 2006
    ..These findings suggest Egyptian children are at high risk of being infected with HCV by their parents and identification of the transmission routes would allow for preventive measures...
  66. ncbi request reprint Association of HIV-1 viral phenotype in the MT-2 assay with perinatal HIV transmission
    Philip Larussa
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:88-94. 2002
    ..35) and log(10) viral load (OR = 2.11; CI: 1.19-3.74). Finally, the association of NSI phenotype with transmission was stronger in transmitting women who received azidothymidine during pregnancy compared with transmitters who did not...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis c in a community in Upper Egypt: risk factors for infection
    Ahmed Medhat
    Hepatitis C Prevention Project, Assiut University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:633-8. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, general reduction of these exposures and assuring sterile practices are logical goals for intervention...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C in Egypt
    Mostafa K Mohamed
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    Hepatology 42:683-7. 2005
    ..1/1,000 PY) was in children younger than 10 who were living in AES households with an anti-HCV-positive parent. In conclusion, young children would especially benefit from measures reducing exposures or preventing infection with HCV...
  69. ncbi request reprint Early risk factors for pregnancy loss in lupus
    Megan E B Clowse
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:293-9. 2006
    ..To identify early risk factors for pregnancy loss in lupus pregnancies...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: strong association with certain maternal HLA-B alleles independent of viral load implicates innate immune mechanisms
    Robert Winchester
    Columbia University, Department of Pediatrics, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:659-70. 2004
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  71. ncbi request reprint Bone density-related predictors of blood lead level among peri- and postmenopausal women in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:901-11. 2004
    ..Lead stored in bone may significantly increase blood lead levels in perimenopausal women because of postmenopausal bone mineral resorption. Attention to factors that prevent bone loss may lessen or prevent this endogenous lead exposure...