Andreas Stang

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hysterectomy-corrected incidence rates of cervical and uterine cancers in Massachusetts, 1995 to 2010
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany Department of Epidemiology, Boston University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:849-54. 2014
  2. pmc The prevalence of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in Ethiopia
    Eva Johanna Kantelhardt
    Department of Gynecology and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University, Ernst Grube Str, 40, 06097 Halle an der Saale, Germany
    BMC Cancer 14:895. 2014
  3. pmc Educational level, prevalence of hysterectomy, and age at amenorrhoea: a cross-sectional analysis of 9536 women from six population-based cohort studies in Germany
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str, 8, 06112 Halle Saale Halle, Germany
    BMC Womens Health 14:10. 2014
  4. pmc Survival after a diagnosis of testicular germ cell cancers in Germany and the United States, 2002-2006: a high resolution study by histology and age
    A Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:492-7. 2013
  5. pmc Daily siesta, cardiovascular risk factors, and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Sleep 30:1111-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Influence of immunohistochemistry on the final diagnosis of breast biopsies
    Pietro Trocchi
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Histopathology 63:817-25. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Positive interaction between light iris color and ultraviolet radiation in relation to the risk of uveal melanoma: a case-control study
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Ophthalmology 116:340-8. 2009
  8. pmc A case-control study: occupational cooking and the risk of uveal melanoma
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    BMC Ophthalmol 10:26. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Having children, social characteristics, smoking and the risk of uveal melanoma: a case-control study
    Melanie Zinkhan
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:360-8. 2013
  10. pmc Midday naps and the risk of coronary artery disease: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Sleep 35:1705-12. 2012

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. doi request reprint Hysterectomy-corrected incidence rates of cervical and uterine cancers in Massachusetts, 1995 to 2010
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany Department of Epidemiology, Boston University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:849-54. 2014
    ..The aim was to provide ethnicity-specific incidence trends of cervical and uterine cancers uncorrected and corrected for the prevalence of hysterectomy in Massachusetts...
  2. pmc The prevalence of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in Ethiopia
    Eva Johanna Kantelhardt
    Department of Gynecology and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University, Ernst Grube Str, 40, 06097 Halle an der Saale, Germany
    BMC Cancer 14:895. 2014
    ..In this paper, we provide the first report on the proportion of ER-negative BC in Ethiopia, and the relation to progesterone-receptor (PgR) status...
  3. pmc Educational level, prevalence of hysterectomy, and age at amenorrhoea: a cross-sectional analysis of 9536 women from six population-based cohort studies in Germany
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str, 8, 06112 Halle Saale Halle, Germany
    BMC Womens Health 14:10. 2014
    ..Hysterectomy prevalence has been shown to vary by education level. Hysterectomy influences age at amenorrhoea. The aim of this study was to examine these associations in Germany within population-based data sets...
  4. pmc Survival after a diagnosis of testicular germ cell cancers in Germany and the United States, 2002-2006: a high resolution study by histology and age
    A Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:492-7. 2013
    ..S.) for the years 2002-2006 and to compare these estimates between countries...
  5. pmc Daily siesta, cardiovascular risk factors, and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Sleep 30:1111-9. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Influence of immunohistochemistry on the final diagnosis of breast biopsies
    Pietro Trocchi
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Histopathology 63:817-25. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Positive interaction between light iris color and ultraviolet radiation in relation to the risk of uveal melanoma: a case-control study
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Ophthalmology 116:340-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association among phenotypic characteristics, chronic and intermittent ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and the risk of uveal melanoma...
  8. pmc A case-control study: occupational cooking and the risk of uveal melanoma
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    BMC Ophthalmol 10:26. 2010
    ..They found a positive association between cooks and the risk of uveal melanoma. In our study we examine whether cooks or people who worked in cook related jobs have an increased uveal melanoma risk...
  9. doi request reprint Having children, social characteristics, smoking and the risk of uveal melanoma: a case-control study
    Melanie Zinkhan
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:360-8. 2013
    ..We analyzed data from the Risk Factors for Uveal Melanoma (RIFA) study to evaluate possible associations between uveal melanoma risk and having children, socioeconomic level and smoking...
  10. pmc Midday naps and the risk of coronary artery disease: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Sleep 35:1705-12. 2012
    ..This study prospectively examines the association between midday nap habits and the occurrence of coronary artery disease in a non-Mediterranean population...
  11. pmc Mammographic density and inter-observer variability of pathologic evaluation of core biopsies among women with mammographic abnormalities
    Pietro Trocchi
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Magdeburger Str 8, Halle Saale 06097, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:554. 2012
    ..We measured the influence of mammographic density on the inter-observer variability of histopathological findings of breast biopsies...
  12. pmc Incidence patterns and trends of malignant gonadal and extragonadal germ cell tumors in Germany, 1998-2008
    Carsten Rusner
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle Saale, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:370-3. 2013
    ..In contrast to well reported population-based data of GGCTs in males, analyses of GGCTs in females and EGCTs in both sexes remain limited...
  13. pmc Mobile phone use and risk of uveal melanoma: results of the risk factors for uveal melanoma case-control study
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:120-3. 2009
    ..5 to 2.6 vs sibling control subjects), and we observed no trend for cumulative measures of exposure. We did not corroborate our previous results that showed an increased risk of uveal melanoma among regular mobile phone users...
  14. doi request reprint A novel approach to estimate the German-wide incidence of testicular cancer
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:13-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a novel approach to estimate the testicular cancer incidence in Germany by using nationwide hospitalization data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Malignant melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers in Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany: a patient- vs. diagnosis-based incidence approach
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Int J Dermatol 46:564-70. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the patient incidence rates of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), basal cell carcinoma (BCC), and skin melanoma, and to study the effect of multiple primary skin tumors on the incidence rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence estimates of uveal melanoma in Germany. Supplementing cancer registry data by case-control data
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:165-70. 2006
    ..Close co-operation between cancer referral centres and cancer registries can substantially improve the completeness of registration...
  17. doi request reprint Skin cancer mortality in Germany before and after the post-communist transition
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle, Germany
    Int J Dermatol 48:363-70. 2009
    ..By analyses of health care utilization data in West and East Germany, we explored potential reasons for mortality differences between these regions...
  18. pmc Depressive symptoms, life satisfaction and prevalence of sleep disturbances in the general population of Germany: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Maria Elena Lacruz
    Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Informatics, Halle, Germany
    BMJ Open 6:e007919. 2016
    ..We evaluate whether the prevalence of sleep disorder attributable to depressed mood is greater among participants with low LS...
  19. doi request reprint Prevalence-corrected hysterectomy rates by age and indication in Germany 2005-2006
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle Saale, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:1193-200. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to provide detailed nationwide age-specific prevalence-corrected hysterectomy rates for several indications in Germany, representing a population of 42 million women...
  20. doi request reprint Regional differences in body fat distributions among people with comparable body mass index: a comparison across six German population-based surveys
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:106-14. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether indirect measures of fat distribution within subgroups of comparable body mass indices (BMIs) differ by region in Germany...
  21. pmc Risk of second primary cancers after testicular cancer in East and West Germany: a focus on contralateral testicular cancers
    Carsten Rusner
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Asian J Androl 16:285-9. 2014
    ..Testicular cancer patients are at increased risk especially for cancers of the contralateral testis and should receive intensive follow-ups...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unexplained inversion of the incidence ratio of colon and rectal cancer among men in East Germany. A time trend analysis including 147,790 cases
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 27, 06097, Halle, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:245-55. 2007
    ..The aim was to give insights in this observation by detailed incidence and mortality analyses and to explore the worldwide ratio of colon and rectal cancers based on population-based cancer registry data...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of mammography screening on surgical treatment for breast cancer: a nationwide analysis of hospitalization rates in Germany 2005-2009
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097, Halle, Saale, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:689-96. 2013
    ..The model-based estimate for the increase of mastectomy rates, assuming a 70 % MSP participation, is lower than the reported increases observed in MSP in other countries. ..
  24. doi request reprint Population-based hormone receptor-specific incidence trends of breast cancer in Germany
    Carsten Rusner
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Maturitas 73:152-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to provide hormone receptor specific incidence rates of breast cancer in Germany...
  25. pmc Hysterectomy in Germany: a DRG-based nationwide analysis, 2005-2006
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle Wittenberg, Deutschland
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:508-14. 2011
    ..This was done on the basis of nationwide DRG statistics (DRG = diagnosis-related groups) covering the years 2005-2006...
  26. pmc Assessment of the effect of iris colour and having children on 5-year risk of death after diagnosis of uveal melanoma: a follow-up study
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle, Germany
    BMC Ophthalmol 14:42. 2014
    ..Furthermore, we assess of the effect of iris colour and having children on 5-year risk of death after diagnosis of uveal melanoma. Therefore, we assess the performance of an individual prediction model of survival from uveal melanoma...
  27. doi request reprint Etiologic differences between seminoma and nonseminoma of the testis: a systematic review of epidemiologic studies
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Street 8, 06097 Halle, Saale, Germany
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 25:473-86, vii. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Adolescent milk fat and galactose consumption and testicular germ cell cancer
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry, and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 27, 06097 Halle, Saale, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2189-95. 2006
    ..41-2.86) for each additional 200 g galactose per month during adolescence. Our results suggest that milk fat and/or galactose may explain the association between milk and dairy product consumption and seminomatous testicular cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer surgery in Germany: an analysis of the nationwide DRG statistics 2005-2006
    Pietro Trocchi
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097, Halle Saale, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 397:421-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to provide nationwide data on the surgery of thyroid cancer by analyzing DRG statistics of the years 2005 and 2006...
  30. doi request reprint Frequency of computed tomography examinations in the follow-up care of testicular cancer patients - an evaluation of patterns of care in Germany
    Carsten Rusner
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Onkologie 36:188-92. 2013
    ..Exposure to radiation resulting from diagnostic imaging procedures probably increases late cancer risk. Patterns of care regarding the application of computed tomography (CT) imaging in testicular cancer patients were investigated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Algorithms for converting random-zero to automated oscillometric blood pressure values, and vice versa
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:85-94. 2006
    ..Results may help to better compare blood pressure values in epidemiologic studies that used different blood pressure devices...
  32. ncbi request reprint Time trend analysis of the skin melanoma incidence of Finland from 1953 through 2003 including 16,414 cases
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Int J Cancer 119:380-4. 2006
    ..Only skin melanoma of the head showed an exponential age-specific incidence pattern and the aetiology of these skin melanomas may differ from skin melanoma on other subsites...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genital and nongenital nonmelanoma skin cancer: more epidemiological studies are needed
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry, and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2296-9. 2007
    ..Mortality of NMSC has declined over time. Ethnicity-specific incidence and survival analyses of NMSC can be used to determine to what degree earlier detection and/or more efficient therapies have contributed to these observations...
  34. doi request reprint Etiologic insights from surface adjustment of colorectal carcinoma incidences: an analysis of the U.S. SEER data 2000-2004
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2853-61. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among priests: 45 years of follow-up in four Nordic countries
    Andreas Stang
    Medizinische Fakultat, Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:101-8. 2012
    ..A greater risk of melanoma is typical of highly-educated people, but it is unclear why priests should have an increased risk of acute myeloid leukemia or thyroid cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Study of return rate and return time of undeliverable postal letters
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburgerstr 8, 06097, Halle, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:467-70. 2010
    ..Three hundred and three letters (98.2%) were returned as undeliverable. The return rates only slightly differed by layout of the envelopes, region and deliverer...
  37. pmc Cervical cancer in Ethiopia: survival of 1,059 patients who received oncologic therapy
    Eva Johanna Kantelhardt
    Department of Gynaecology and Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University, Halle an der Saale, Germany School of Public Health, Departments of Pathology and Gynaecology, and Radiotherapy Center, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Oncologist 19:727-34. 2014
    ..There is little information on the survival of these patients. Our primary objective was to evaluate consecutive CC patients presenting over 4 years at the only radiotherapy center in Ethiopia...
  38. doi request reprint Agreement of different methods for assessing sleep characteristics: a comparison of two actigraphs, wrist and hip placement, and self-report with polysomnography
    Melanie Zinkhan
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:1107-14. 2014
    ..To assess the agreement of sleep parameters measured by two actigraphs (SOMNOwatch plus, ActiGraph GT3X+) at two different placements (wrist, hip) and of self-reported sleep with polysomnography (PSG)...
  39. doi request reprint The ongoing tyranny of statistical significance testing in biomedical research
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097, Halle Saale, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:225-30. 2010
    ..For a proper interpretation of study results, both estimated effect size and estimated precision are necessary ingredients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Incidence of skin lymphoma in Germany
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 16:214-22. 2006
    ..Population-based analyses of the incidence of skin lymphoma in Europe are very sparse. We analyzed German population-based incidence data on skin lymphoma to study the descriptive epidemiology of these tumors...
  41. doi request reprint Pre-peer review, peer review, and post-peer review: three areas with potential for improvement
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:309-10. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Phenotypical characteristics, lifestyle, social class and uveal melanoma
    Andreas Stang
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Essen, Germany
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:293-302. 2003
    ..To investigate potential risk factors of uveal melanoma, including phenotypical characteristics, eye burns, social class, smoking and alcohol consumption...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic agreement in the histopathological evaluation of lung cancer tissue in a population-based case-control study
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 27, 06097 Halle, Germany
    Lung Cancer 52:29-36. 2006
    ..The observed agreement among non-smoking cases was 58% as compared to 67% heavy smoking cases. The moderate agreement for squamous-cell and adenocarcinoma complicates epidemiological studies that address these histological subtypes...
  44. doi request reprint Factors influencing the agreement on histopathological assessments of breast biopsies among pathologists
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Histopathology 59:939-49. 2011
    ..We measured the interobserver variability of the B-categorization of core biopsies of the breast...
  45. doi request reprint Common problems related to the use of number needed to treat
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 8, 06097 Halle, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:820-5. 2010
    ..To illustrate basic issues that have to be taken into account when study results are presented by means of the number needed to treat (NNT)...
  46. doi request reprint Nationwide rates of conversion from laparoscopic or vaginal hysterectomy to open abdominal hysterectomy in Germany
    Andreas Stang
    Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 8, 06097 Halle Saale, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:125-33. 2011
    ..Conversion from laparoscopically or vaginal hysterectomy to open abdominal hysterectomy is associated with the indication and type of hysterectomy started with and is considerably higher for laparoscopic than vaginal hysterectomies...
  47. doi request reprint Effect of a stroke support service in Germany: a randomized trial
    Susanne Saal
    Medical Faculty, Institute of Health and Nursing Sciences, University of Halle Wittenberg, Germany
    Top Stroke Rehabil 22:432-9. 2015
    ..This trial investigated the effect of a stroke support service on physical functioning in post-stroke outpatients...
  48. pmc The regional myocardial infarction registry of Saxony-Anhalt (RHESA) in Germany - rational and study protocol
    Stefanie Bohley
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Informatics, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 15:45. 2015
    ..RHESA is a population-based registry in the eastern part of Germany. Aims of RHESA are to calculate the AMI morbidity and mortality rates. Furthermore we study the factors that may potentially influence these rates in Saxony-Anhalt...
  49. pmc Lung Cancer Screening Using Low Dose CT Scanning in Germany. Extrapolation of results from the National Lung Screening Trial
    Andreas Stang
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University, USA, German Cancer Consortium DKTK, Heidelberg, West German Cancer Center, Clinic for Internal Medicine Tumor Research, University Hospital Essen, Department of Thoracic Oncology, Ruhrlandklinik, University Hospital Essen, Department of Interventional Pneumology, Ruhrlandklinik, University Hospital Essen, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 112:637-44. 2015
    ..We use data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) in the USA to predict the likely effects of such screening in Germany...
  50. pmc The Prevalence of Renal Failure
    Matthias Girndt
    Department of Medicine II, University Hospital, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Institute for Medical Epidemiology, Biometrics and Computer Science, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring of the Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Center for Clinical Epidemiology Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, USA
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 113:85-91. 2016
    ..Renal failure is also an important cardiovascular risk factor. Until now, American prevalence figures have often been applied to Germany despite dissimilarities between the two populations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Visual disturbances in a population-based survey of 6962 subjects: the German National Health Examination Survey 1998
    Andreas Stang
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 13:202-9. 2003
    ..This report describes the prevalence of visual disturbances and potential determinants based on the German National Health Examination Survey from 1998...