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Multiple imputation for systematically missing confounders within a distributed data drug safety network: A simulation study and real-world example.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 Sep 4. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4876DOI Listing
September 2019

Response by Grandi and Platt to Letter Regarding Article, "Cardiovascular Disease-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Women With a History of Pregnancy Complications".

Circulation 2019 Aug 26;140(9):e515-e516. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health (S.M.G., R.W.P.), McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.041485DOI Listing
August 2019

Cardiovascular Disease-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Women With a History of Pregnancy Complications.

Circulation 2019 Feb;139(8):1069-1079

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatisticcs and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (S.G., K.F., S.Y., H.A., C.D., R.P.).

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.036748DOI Listing
February 2019

Authors' reply: Letter to the Editor: Comparison of statistical approaches dealing with time-dependent confounding in drug effectiveness studies (SMMR, Vol 27, Issue 6, 2018).

Stat Methods Med Res 2019 Jan 5;28(1):323-324. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

4 Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0962280218811186DOI Listing
January 2019

Extreme restriction design as a method for reducing confounding by indication in pharmacoepidemiologic research.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4708DOI Listing
January 2019

How pharmacoepidemiology networks can manage distributed analyses to improve replicability and transparency and minimize bias.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 Jan 15. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/pds.4722
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4722DOI Listing
January 2019

Domperidone for insufficient lactation in England 2002-2015: A drug utilization study with interrupted time series analysis.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2018 Dec 14;27(12):1316-1324. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4621DOI Listing
December 2018

A Long-term Safety Study of Latanoprost in Pediatric Patients With Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 12 5;196:101-111. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service, Duke Eye Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2018.08.039DOI Listing
December 2018

Incretin based drugs and risk of cholangiocarcinoma among patients with type 2 diabetes: population based cohort study.

BMJ 2018 12 5;363:k4880. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Sainte-Catherine Road, H425.1, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4880DOI Listing
December 2018

The timing of onset of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and the risk of incident hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Nov 18;270:273-275. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.06.059DOI Listing
November 2018

Comparison of statistical approaches dealing with time-dependent confounding in drug effectiveness studies.

Stat Methods Med Res 2018 06 21;27(6):1709-1722. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

7 "The BeAMS Study, Long-term Benefits and Adverse Effects of Beta-Interferon for Multiple Sclerosis": A Shirani, Y Zhao, C Evans, E Kingwell, ML van der Kop and J Oger.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0962280216668554DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5770217PMC
June 2018

Non-regular inference for dynamic weighted ordinary least squares: understanding the impact of solid food intake in infancy on childhood weight.

Biostatistics 2018 04;19(2):233-246

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada and Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biostatistics/kxx035DOI Listing
April 2018

The Role of Preterm Birth in the Association Between Opioid Maintenance Therapy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2018 03 26;32(2):213-222. Epub 2018 Jan 26.

Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12443DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902412PMC
March 2018

Pregnancy Weight Gain by Gestational Age in Women with Uncomplicated Dichorionic Twin Pregnancies.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2018 03 29;32(2):172-180. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12446DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902642PMC
March 2018

Weighted estimation for confounded binary outcomes subject to misclassification.

Stat Med 2018 02 30;37(3):425-436. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.7522DOI Listing
February 2018

Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children Born to Mothers With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Literature Review.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017 12 7;69(12):1926-1931. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acr.23235
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December 2017

Association of Resident Duty Hour Reform and Neonatal Outcomes of Very Preterm Infants.

Am J Perinatol 2017 12 5;34(14):1396-1404. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

Maternal-Infant Care Research Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1603687DOI Listing
December 2017

Network meta-analysis of disconnected networks: How dangerous are random baseline treatment effects?

Res Synth Methods 2017 Dec 15;8(4):465-474. Epub 2017 Aug 15.

Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1256DOI Listing
December 2017

The Estimation of Gestational Age at Birth in Database Studies.

Epidemiology 2017 11;28(6):854-862

From the aCenter for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada; bDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; cDepartment of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and dDepartment of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000713DOI Listing
November 2017

Using perinatal morbidity scoring tools as a primary study outcome.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2017 Nov;71(11):1090-1093

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2017-209419DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5847095PMC
November 2017

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy and the Risk of Subsequent Cardiovascular Disease.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2017 09 17;31(5):412-421. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12388DOI Listing
September 2017

Variance inflation is not the same as variance overestimation.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 08 18;88:161-162. Epub 2017 May 18.

Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.05.013DOI Listing
August 2017

Graphic report of the results from propensity score method analyses.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Aug 8;88:154-159. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Purvis Hall McGill University, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.06.003DOI Listing
August 2017

Estimating inverse probability weights using super learner when weight-model specification is unknown in a marginal structural Cox model context.

Stat Med 2017 06 20;36(13):2032-2047. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

'The BeAMS Study, Long-term Benefits and Adverse Effects of Beta-interferon for Multiple Sclerosis': Shirani, A.; Zhao Y.; Evans C.; Kingwell E.; van der Kop M.L.; Oger J.; Gustafson, P; Petkau, J; Tremlett, H.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.7266DOI Listing
June 2017

THE AUTHORS REPLY.

Am J Epidemiol 2017 05;185(9):861-862

Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww203DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5411673PMC
May 2017

Classifying Gestational Weight Gain Trajectories Using the SITAR Growth Model.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2017 03 11;31(2):116-125. Epub 2017 Jan 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12336DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5323272PMC
March 2017

Maternal Concentrations of Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Fetal Markers of Metabolic Function and Birth Weight.

Am J Epidemiol 2017 02;185(3):185-193

Correspondence to Dr. Linda Dodds, Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, 7th Floor Women's Site, IWK Health Centre, 5980 University Avenue, P.O. Box 9700, Halifax, NS B3H 6R8, Canada (e-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5391709PMC
February 2017

Propensity score model overfitting led to inflated variance of estimated odds ratios.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 12 14;80:97-106. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1A2, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children's Hospital, 1001 Décarie Boulevard, Montreal, Québec H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.05.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5756087PMC
December 2016

On Designs for Vaccine Surveillance.

Authors:
Robert W Platt

Drug Saf 2016 12;39(12):1161-1162

McGill University, Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave W., Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40264-016-0457-2DOI Listing
December 2016

Low maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration increases the risk of severe and mild preeclampsia.

Ann Epidemiol 2016 12 8;26(12):853-857.e1. Epub 2016 Oct 8.

Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.09.015DOI Listing
December 2016

Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors and the Risk of Melanoma Skin Cancer.

Eur Urol 2016 11 10;70(5):808-815. Epub 2016 May 10.

Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2016.04.035DOI Listing
November 2016

Brief Report: Causes of Stillbirths in Women With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2016 10;68(10):2487-91

McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.39742DOI Listing
October 2016

Association Between Incretin-Based Drugs and the Risk of Acute Pancreatitis.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 Oct;176(10):1464-1473

Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada5The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.1522DOI Listing
October 2016

Glucagon-like peptide-1 analogues and risk of breast cancer in women with type 2 diabetes: population based cohort study using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

BMJ 2016 Oct 20;355:i5340. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Côte Sainte-Catherine, H-425.1, Montréal H3T 1E2, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5340DOI Listing
October 2016

A Simulation Study to Assess Indicators of Antimicrobial Use as Predictors of Resistance: Does It Matter Which Indicator Is Used?

PLoS One 2015 23;10(12):e0145761. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0145761PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4689584PMC
August 2016

Secular Trends in Preeclampsia Incidence and Outcomes in a Large Canada Database: A Longitudinal Study Over 24 Years.

Can J Cardiol 2016 08 18;32(8):987.e15-23. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Saint-Justine Hospital Research Centre, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.12.011DOI Listing
August 2016

Responder Interferon λ Genotypes Are Associated With Higher Risk of Liver Fibrosis in HIV-Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection.

J Infect Dis 2016 07 16;214(1):80-6. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Occupational Health, McGill University Division of Infectious Diseases and Chronic Viral Illness Service, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiw088DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4907413PMC
July 2016

Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Pharmacoepidemiologic Research.

Epidemiology 2016 07;27(4):570-7

From the aCentre For Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; bDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, cDepartment of Pediatrics, dDivision of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and eThe Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000487DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890840PMC
July 2016

Occurrence of pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes during isotretinoin therapy.

CMAJ 2016 Jul 25;188(10):723-730. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (Henry, Lévesque, Paterson), Toronto, Ont.; Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (Henry), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; Faculty of Medicine (Dormuth, Carney), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (Winquist, Teare), Saskatoon, Sask.; College of Pharmacy (Bugden), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man.; Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (Lévesque), Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.; Faculté de pharmacie (Bérard), Université de Montréal, Montréal, Qué.; Department of Family Medicine (Paterson), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Pediatrics (Platt), McGill University, Montréal, Que.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.151243DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4938682PMC
July 2016

Maternal Antioxidant Levels in Pregnancy and Risk of Preeclampsia and Small for Gestational Age Birth: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

PLoS One 2015 6;10(8):e0135192. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4527773PMC
May 2016

Incidence Trends and Mortality from Childhood Venous Thromboembolism: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

J Pediatr 2016 05 3;172:175-180.e1. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.017DOI Listing
May 2016

Knowledge translation in biostatistics: a survey of current practices, preferences, and barriers to the dissemination and uptake of new statistical methods.

Stat Med 2016 Mar 25;35(6):805-18. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, ON, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.6633DOI Listing
March 2016

Likelihood ratio meta-analysis: New motivation and approach for an old method.

Contemp Clin Trials 2016 Mar 4;47:259-65. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2016.01.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5705233PMC
March 2016

A Multicenter Observational Study of Incretin-based Drugs and Heart Failure.

N Engl J Med 2016 Mar;374(12):1145-54

From the Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital (K.B.F., L.A., P.E.), the Departments of Medicine (K.B.F., P.E.), Oncology (L.A.), Pediatrics (R.W.P.), and Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health (R.W.P.), McGill University, and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (R.W.P.), Montreal, the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences (M.D., L.T.), and the Section of Gastroenterology, Division of Internal Medicine (L.T.), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (C.R.D.), the Department of Medicine, Western University, London, ON (K.K.C.), the Health Quality Council, Saskatoon, SK (N.H.), the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (J.M.P., J.A.U.), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto (J.M.P.), and the Cardiovascular Division, Women's College Hospital, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre of the University Health Network, and the University of Toronto (J.A.U.), Toronto, the Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (J.M.P.), and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (T.C.T.) - all in Canada.

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March 2016

Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer: population based cohort study.

BMJ 2016 Mar 30;352:i1541. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Oncology, McGill University

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1541DOI Listing
March 2016

Incretin based drugs and the risk of pancreatic cancer: international multicentre cohort study.

BMJ 2016 Feb 17;352:i581. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4772785PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i581DOI Listing
February 2016

The association between maternal antioxidant levels in midpregnancy and preeclampsia.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Nov 26;213(5):695.e1-13. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2015.07.027DOI Listing
November 2015

Contour plot assessment of existing meta-analyses confirms robust association of statin use and acute kidney injury risk.

J Clin Epidemiol 2015 Oct 16;68(10):1138-43. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Ave W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2; Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4A 3J1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.05.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035149PMC
October 2015

Imputation approaches for potential outcomes in causal inference.

Int J Epidemiol 2015 Oct 25;44(5):1731-7. Epub 2015 Jul 25.

Epidemiology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyv135DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4707196PMC
October 2015

Maternal prepregnancy obesity and cause-specific stillbirth.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Oct 26;102(4):858-64. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, and Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA; and.

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http://ajcn.nutrition.org/cgi/doi/10.3945/ajcn.115.112250
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.112250DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4588742PMC
October 2015

On the role of marginal confounder prevalence - implications for the high-dimensional propensity score algorithm.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2015 Sep 10;24(9):1004-7. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5072887PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.3773DOI Listing
September 2015

Evaluating the impact of an integrated computer-based decision support with person-centered analytics for the management of asthma in primary care: a randomized controlled trial.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2015 Jul 10;22(4):773-83. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocu009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4482273PMC
July 2015

Cerebral Palsy after Neonatal Encephalopathy: How Much Is Preventable?

J Pediatr 2015 Jul 1;167(1):58-63.e1. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Department of Neurology/Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Division of Pediatric Neurology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Prenatal exposure to phthalates, bisphenol A and perfluoroalkyl substances and cord blood levels of IgE, TSLP and IL-33.

Environ Res 2015 Jul 24;140:360-8. Epub 2015 Apr 24.

Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, 50 Colombine Dr., AL 0801A, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Maternal exposure to metals and persistent pollutants and cord blood immune system biomarkers.

Environ Health 2015 Jun 18;14:52. Epub 2015 Jun 18.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, Dalhousie University, Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, 7th Floor Women's Site, IWK Health Centre, 5980 University Ave, PO Box 9700, Halifax, NS, B3H 6R8, Canada.

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June 2015

Predictors of interleukin-33 and thymic stromal lymphopoietin levels in cord blood.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2015 Mar 18;26(2):161-7. Epub 2015 Feb 18.

Interdisciplinary PhD Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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March 2015

Do the causes of infertility play a direct role in the aetiology of preterm birth?

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2015 Mar 3;29(2):101-12. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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March 2015

Pregnancy weight gain charts for obese and overweight women.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2015 Mar;23(3):532-5

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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March 2015

Predicting mortality in older adults with kidney disease: a pragmatic prediction model.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 Mar 4;63(3):508-15. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon.

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March 2015

Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions.

Am J Infect Control 2015 Feb 16;43(2):174-6. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada; Direction des risques biologiques et de la santé au travail, Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Québec and Montréal, QC, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, The Montréal Children's Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Early-pregnancy vitamin D deficiency and risk of preterm birth subtypes.

Obstet Gynecol 2015 Feb;125(2):439-47

Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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February 2015

The authors reply.

Am J Epidemiol 2015 Feb 21;181(3):218-9. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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February 2015

Time at risk and intention-to-treat analyses: parallels and implications for inference.

Epidemiology 2015 Jan;26(1):112-8

From the aEpidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD; bDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC; and cDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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January 2015

Increased congenital heart defects in children born to women with systemic lupus erythematosus: results from the offspring of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Mothers Registry Study.

Circulation 2015 Jan 29;131(2):149-56. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

From the Division of Clinical Epidemiology (E.V., S.S., A.E.C., S.B.), Division of Rheumatology (E.V., C.A.P., S.B.), McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada; Division of Rheumatology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (A.E.C.); and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (R.W.P.).

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January 2015

Low-technology assisted reproduction and the risk of preterm birth in a hospital-based cohort.

Fertil Steril 2015 Jan 21;103(1):81-8.e2. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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January 2015

Uncertainty of statistical heterogeneity in meta-analyses.

Epidemiology 2014 Nov;25(6):938

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada,

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November 2014

Commentary: Yerushalmy, maternal cigarette smoking and the perinatal mortality crossover paradox.

Int J Epidemiol 2014 Oct;43(5):1378-81

Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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October 2014

Do population-based interventions widen or narrow socioeconomic inequalities? The case of breastfeeding promotion.

Int J Epidemiol 2014 Aug 16;43(4):1284-92. Epub 2014 Mar 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, CanadaDepartment of Pediatrics, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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August 2014