Jeffrey F Scherrer

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measured environmental contributions to cannabis abuse/dependence in an offspring of twins design
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 915 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1255-66. 2008
  2. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder; combat exposure; and nicotine dependence, alcohol dependence, and major depression in male twins
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:297-304. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pathological gambling at 10-year follow-up in a national sample of middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addiction 102:970-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of genes, environment, and lifetime co-occurring disorders on health-related quality of life in problem and pathological gamblers
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:677-83. 2005
  5. pmc Parent, sibling and peer influences on smoking initiation, regular smoking and nicotine dependence. Results from a genetically informative design
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 915 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 37:240-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between exposure to childhood and lifetime traumatic events and lifetime pathological gambling in a twin cohort
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, and Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:72-8. 2007
  7. pmc Associations of alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and drug use/dependence with educational attainment: evidence from cotwin-control analyses
    Julia D Grant
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1412-20. 2012
  8. pmc Association of cognitive distortions with problem and pathological gambling in adult male twins
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63106, United States
    Psychiatry Res 160:300-7. 2008
  9. pmc Psychiatric and familial predictors of transition times between smoking stages: results from an offspring-of-twins study
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 33:235-51. 2008
  10. pmc Suicidal behavior, smoking, and familial vulnerability
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:415-24. 2012

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Publications52

  1. pmc Measured environmental contributions to cannabis abuse/dependence in an offspring of twins design
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 915 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1255-66. 2008
    ..08). Perceived sibling, friend and school peer substance use are strongly associated with CAD in young adults even after accounting for latent familial risk and for multiple measured intra-family and extra-family environmental influences...
  2. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder; combat exposure; and nicotine dependence, alcohol dependence, and major depression in male twins
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:297-304. 2008
    ..These findings suggest comorbid PTSD may represent a genetically mediated vulnerability to psychopathology after trauma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pathological gambling at 10-year follow-up in a national sample of middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addiction 102:970-8. 2007
    ..Co-twin analyses accounted for familial contributions to past-year gambling problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of genes, environment, and lifetime co-occurring disorders on health-related quality of life in problem and pathological gamblers
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:677-83. 2005
    ..Although these consequences and correlates have been reported, little is known about the health-related functional impairment associated with gambling...
  5. pmc Parent, sibling and peer influences on smoking initiation, regular smoking and nicotine dependence. Results from a genetically informative design
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 915 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 37:240-7. 2012
    ..Smoking interventions may have greatest impact by targeting smoking prevention among peer groups in adolescent and young adult populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between exposure to childhood and lifetime traumatic events and lifetime pathological gambling in a twin cohort
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, and Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:72-8. 2007
    ..These associations are partially accounted for by psychiatric covariates and genetic and family environmental factors...
  7. pmc Associations of alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and drug use/dependence with educational attainment: evidence from cotwin-control analyses
    Julia D Grant
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1412-20. 2012
    ..We tested whether alcohol, nicotine, and illicit drug use and dependence were associated with lifetime educational attainment after controlling for familial background characteristics...
  8. pmc Association of cognitive distortions with problem and pathological gambling in adult male twins
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63106, United States
    Psychiatry Res 160:300-7. 2008
    ..Public health messages and therapeutic interventions that reinforce the randomness of gambling and draw attention to distorted thinking may prevent the development of problem gambling and improve treatment outcomes...
  9. pmc Psychiatric and familial predictors of transition times between smoking stages: results from an offspring-of-twins study
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 33:235-51. 2008
    ..Findings characterize a rarely examined aspect of the course of ND development and highlight critical distinctions in risk profiles across stages of tobacco involvement...
  10. pmc Suicidal behavior, smoking, and familial vulnerability
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:415-24. 2012
    ..Smoking is a well-established correlate of suicidal behavior. It is not known if familial risk factors contribute to this association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence subtypes: association with smoking history, diagnostic criteria and psychiatric disorders in 5440 regular smokers from the Vietnam Era Twin Registry
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 32:137-47. 2007
    ..Empirically derived subtypes of nicotine dependence are mostly characterized by increasing severity. Suggestions for refinement of nicotine dependence diagnostic criteria are discussed...
  12. pmc A latent class analysis of DSM-IV and Fagerström (FTND) criteria for nicotine dependence
    Arpana Agrawal
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:972-81. 2011
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  13. pmc Contribution of parental psychopathology to offspring smoking and nicotine dependence in a genetically informative design
    Hong Xian
    Research Service 151JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:664-73. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to nicotine, alcohol and cannabis dependence in male twins
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addiction 103:1391-8. 2008
    ..To compute the common and specific genetic and environmental contributions to nicotine dependence (ND) alcohol dependence (AD) and cannabis dependence (CD)...
  15. pmc Genetic vulnerability and phenotypic expression of depression and risk for ischemic heart disease in the Vietnam era twin study of aging
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:370-5. 2010
    ..To determine if depression contributes to incident heart disease after accounting for genetic, behavioral, and medical factors associated with both conditions...
  16. pmc Subjective effects to cannabis are associated with use, abuse and dependence after adjusting for genetic and environmental influences
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 915 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:76-82. 2009
    ..This study extends existing research by inclusion of adolescents and young adults in an offspring of twins design which makes it possible to take into account genetic and environmental risks for substance use disorder...
  17. pmc Parent, sibling and peer associations with subtypes of psychiatric and substance use disorder comorbidity in offspring
    Vivia V McCutcheon
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 128:20-9. 2013
    ..The present study examines the clustering of offspring lifetime substance use and psychiatric disorders into subtypes and characterizes them in terms of familial and non-familial influences using an offspring-of-twins design...
  18. doi request reprint Treatment-resistant and insufficiently treated depression and all-cause mortality following myocardial infarction
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151 JC, 501 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 200:137-42. 2012
    ..Depression is a known risk factor for mortality after an acute myocardial infarction. Patients with treatment-responsive depression may have a better prognosis than those with treatment-resistant depression...
  19. pmc Increased risk of myocardial infarction in depressed patients with type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1729-34. 2011
    ..This risk may be due to a greater susceptibility for myocardial infarction (MI) in depressed patients with type 2 diabetes compared with nondepressed patients with type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adolescent alcohol use is a risk factor for adult alcohol and drug dependence: evidence from a twin design
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychol Med 36:109-18. 2006
    ..Early alcohol use is associated with abuse and dependence of licit and illicit substances later in life. The role of genetic and environmental factors in this association is not conclusive...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk for initiation of substance use as a function of age of onset of cigarette, alcohol and cannabis use: findings in a Midwestern female twin cohort
    Arpana Agrawal
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Med 43:125-8. 2006
    ..We investigated whether use and early-onset use of cigarettes, alcohol and cannabis contributed an increase in risk for initiation of subsequent psychoactive substances in women (N = 3729, mean age = 21.7)...
  22. doi request reprint Antidepressant drug compliance: reduced risk of MI and mortality in depressed patients
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Med 124:318-24. 2011
    ..The present study uses a national Veterans Affairs cohort to test whether antidepressants increase or decrease risk of MI and all-cause mortality...
  23. pmc A cotwin-control analysis of drug use and abuse/dependence risk associated with early-onset cannabis use
    Julia D Grant
    The Midwest Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 35:35-41. 2010
    ..In contrast to previous research, there is limited evidence for increased risk associated with early-onset use in this sample of Vietnam-era veterans...
  24. pmc A test for common genetic and environmental vulnerability to depression and diabetes
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, St Louis, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 14:169-72. 2011
    ..45). Overall there is little evidence that common genetic and environmental factors account for the co-occurrence of depression and diabetes in middle aged men. Further research in female twins and larger cohorts is warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Latent class typology of nicotine withdrawal: genetic contributions and association with failed smoking cessation and psychiatric disorders
    Hong Xian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Psychol Med 35:409-19. 2005
    ..However, relatively little is known about how to characterize the severity of withdrawal, including whether withdrawal subtypes exist in male smokers. If so, do these subtypes represent quantitative or qualitative differences?..
  26. pmc The association between cannabis abuse and dependence and childhood physical and sexual abuse: evidence from an offspring of twins design
    Alexis E Duncan
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 103:990-7. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Depression increases risk of incident myocardial infarction among Veterans Administration patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:353-9. 2009
    ..This study evaluates whether depression is a risk factor for incident myocardial infarction (MI) in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) between 30 and 79 years of age...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to pathological gambling symptoms in a 10-year follow-up
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:174-9. 2007
    ..This may reflect the changed social-cultural environment between 1992 and 2002, characterized by increasing access to legalized gambling...
  29. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders increase risk for incident myocardial infarction in depressed and nondepressed Veterans Administration patients
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 159:772-9. 2010
    ..Depression is a risk factor for incident myocardial infarction (MI), but little is known about the independent or additive risk from anxiety disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence for specificity of transmission of alcohol and nicotine dependence in an offspring of twins design
    Heather E Volk
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:225-32. 2007
    ..Despite the substantial genetic overlap between the two disorders, there is evidence for genetic effects specific for AD and ND...
  31. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic contributions to pathological gambling and major depression in men
    Marc N Potenza
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1015-21. 2005
    ..Although pathological gambling (PG) and major depression (MD) frequently co-occur, little is known regarding the relative contributions of environmental and genetic factors to the codevelopment of the disorders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are substance use, abuse and dependence associated with study participation? Predictors of offspring nonparticipation in a twin-family study
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:140-4. 2004
    ..In the current study we constructed a model of offspring nonparticipation in a twin-family design and computed weights to recapture the distribution of offspring alcohol abuse and dependence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 8,169 male Vietnam War era veterans
    Seth A Eisen
    Research and Medical Service, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Mil Med 169:896-902. 2004
    ..This study reports the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among a nationally distributed sample of Vietnam Era veterans assessed using standardized psychiatric interviewing methods...
  34. ncbi request reprint The heritability of failed smoking cessation and nicotine withdrawal in twins who smoked and attempted to quit
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:245-54. 2003
    ..The risk of experiencing nicotine withdrawal after a quit attempt was related partly to genetic vulnerability; lifetime risk for both failed cessation and nicotine withdrawal was related partly to genetic factors that were correlated...
  35. pmc Prescription opioid analgesics increase the risk of depression
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:491-9. 2014
    ..Evidence linking opioid use with depression emanates from animal models and studies of persons with co-occurring substance use and major depression. Little is known about depressogenic effects of opioid use in other populations...
  36. doi request reprint Factors associated with receipt of adequate antidepressant pharmacotherapy by VA patients with recurrent depression
    Lauren D Garfield
    Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, Research Service 151 JC, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center St Louis, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:381-8. 2011
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  37. ncbi request reprint A twin study of depression symptoms, hypertension, and heart disease in middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    School of Public Health, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, Missouri, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:548-57. 2003
    ..We utilized a twin design to test whether there are common genetic and environmental risk factors underlying depression symptoms, hypertension and heart disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treating prepartum depression to improve infant developmental outcomes: a study of diabetes in pregnancy
    Tassy Hayden
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Medical School Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:285-92. 2012
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  39. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the latent class structure of cannabis problems among adult men and women who have used cannabis repeatedly
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 101:1133-42. 2006
    ..Current evidence is not conclusive regarding gender differences for cannabis use, abuse and dependence. It is not known if symptom profiles differ by gender...
  40. ncbi request reprint Paternal alcohol dependence and offspring suicidal behaviors in a children-of-twins study
    Anne L Glowinski
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 8134, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 North Kingshighway, Suite One, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S69-77. 2004
    ..The children-of-twins (COT) design can be used to elucidate the association of a parental trait and an offspring outcome such as the association of parental alcoholism and offspring suicidality...
  41. pmc The effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on offspring outcomes
    Arpana Agrawal
    Washington University School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Med 50:13-8. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and progression in drug use in adult male twins: implications for the design of genetic association studies
    Alexandre A Todorov
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110 1502, United States
    Addict Behav 31:948-61. 2006
    ..We use the result of these analyses to show how the use of a particular drug disorder phenotype for selecting cases could impact final sample composition...
  43. pmc Initial response to cigarettes predicts rate of progression to regular smoking: findings from an offspring-of-twins design
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 35:771-8. 2010
    ..exclusively negative (physiological) responses suggests the importance of considering both dimensions in combination to characterize risk for smoking-related outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Does marijuana use have residual adverse effects on self-reported health measures, socio-demographics and quality of life? A monozygotic co-twin control study in men
    Seth A Eisen
    Research and Medical Service, St Louis VAMC and Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis 63106, USA
    Addiction 97:1137-44. 2002
    ..To assess the effects of former heavy marijuana use on selected aspects of health...
  45. ncbi request reprint Course of pathological gambling symptoms and reliability of the Lifetime Gambling History measure
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 152:55-61. 2007
    ..Evidence is also provided for the utility of the LGH in assessing lifetime pathological gambling symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint Subjective reactions to cocaine and marijuana are associated with abuse and dependence
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 3, St Louis, MO 63108, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1574-86. 2005
    ..7; 95% CI: 5.6-62.6) classes. We found evidence for both qualitative and quantitative subjective effect profiles. Subjective effects, both positive and adverse are associated with lifetime risk for marijuana and cocaine dependence...
  47. doi request reprint Mental health disorders and the risk of AIDS-defining illness and death in HIV-infected veterans
    Diana Nurutdinova
    St Louis VA Medical Center, Missouri, USA
    AIDS 26:229-34. 2012
    ..We examined the impact of mental health diagnoses on progression to AIDS-defining illness (ADI) and death in a large cohort of HIV-infected veterans who accessed care between 2001 and 2006...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chronic ethanol consumption impairs learning and memory after cessation of ethanol
    Susan A Farr
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63109, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:971-82. 2005
    ..The current results indicate that a duration of ethanol consumption as short as eight weeks produces deficits in learning and memory that are present 12 weeks after withdrawal...
  49. pmc Environmental factors selectively impact co-occurrence of problem/pathological gambling with specific drug-use disorders in male twins
    Hong Xian
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis VAMC, St Louis, MO, USA Department of Biostatistics, St Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    Addiction 109:635-44. 2014
    ..Multiple forms of drug abuse/dependence frequently co-occur with problem/pathological gambling (PPG). The current study examines the extent to which genetic and environmental factors contribute to their co-occurrence...
  50. pmc Witnessed versus unwitnessed random urine tests in the treatment of opioid dependence
    Ashok Mallya
    The Bell Street Clinic Opioid Treatment Program OTP, Mental Health Service, John Cochran Hospital, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Addict 22:175-7. 2013
    ..Patients consent to witnessed testing but most tests are unwitnessed. The purpose of the present study was to compare treatment effectiveness estimates derived from witnessed versus unwitnessed urine samples...
  51. doi request reprint Do racial disparities exist in the use of prostate cancer screening and detection tools in veterans?
    M liss A Hudson
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, John Cochran VAMC, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:34.e9-18. 2014
    ..To determine whether racial disparities exist in the use of prostate cancer screening and detection tools in veterans...
  52. doi request reprint Greater variability in kidney function is associated with an increased risk of death
    Ziyad Al-Aly
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Saint Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Kidney Int 82:1208-14. 2012
    ..34 (1.28-1.40), an association consistently present in all sensitivity analyses. Thus, our results demonstrate that greater variability in kidney function is independently associated with increased risk of death...