Publications by authors named "Werner Vach"

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A potential for seamless designs in diagnostic research could be identified.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Sep 28;129:51-59. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.09.019DOI Listing
September 2020

Diagnostic Screening for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

Clin Epidemiol 2020 19;12:891-905. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S263646DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7450213PMC
August 2020

Musculoskeletal pain distribution in 1,000 Danish schoolchildren aged 8-16 years.

Chiropr Man Therap 2020 08 4;28(1):45. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12998-020-00330-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7401207PMC
August 2020

Hidden analyses: a review of reporting practice and recommendations for more transparent reporting of initial data analyses.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2020 03 13;20(1):61. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technology, University of Primorksa, Koper, Slovenia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-020-00942-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7071755PMC
March 2020

Kinesiotaping for postoperative oedema - what is the evidence? A systematic review.

BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil 2020 2;12:14. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Crossklinik AG Swiss Olympic Medical Centre, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13102-020-00162-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7052984PMC
March 2020

Influence of F-FDG PET/CT on clinical management and outcome in patients with advanced melanoma not primarily selected for surgery based on a linked evidence approach.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2020 Sep 2;47(10):2313-2321. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Tuebingen, Hoppe-Seyler-Straβe 3, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-020-04733-xDOI Listing
September 2020

Exploring conceptual preprocessing for developing prognostic models: a case study in low back pain patients.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jun 22;122:27-34. Epub 2020 Feb 22.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstr. 21, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland; Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.02.005DOI Listing
June 2020

Accuracy of Carotid Artery Stenosis Quantification with 4-D-Supported 3-D Power-Doppler versus Color-Doppler and 2-D Blood Velocity-Based Duplex Ultrasonography.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2020 May 17;46(5):1082-1091. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

Department of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center Freiburg-Bad Krozingen, University of Freiburg, Bad Krozingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2019.12.022DOI Listing
May 2020

Baseline Characteristics May Help Indicate the Best Choice of Health Care Provider for Back Pain Patients in Primary Care: Results From a Prospective Cohort Study.

J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2020 01 17;43(1):13-23. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.11.001DOI Listing
January 2020

Potential treatment effect modifiers for manipulative therapy for children complaining of spinal pain.Secondary analyses of a randomised controlled trial.

Chiropr Man Therap 2019 10;27:59. Epub 2019 Dec 10.

1Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12998-019-0282-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6902507PMC
February 2020

On the use of comparison regions in visualizing stochastic uncertainty in some two-parameter estimation problems.

Biom J 2020 05 29;62(3):598-609. Epub 2019 Oct 29.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201800232DOI Listing
May 2020

Measuring incremental line width and appearance in the tooth cementum of recent and archaeological human teeth to identify irregularities: First insights using a standardized protocol.

Int J Paleopathol 2019 12 21;27:24-37. Epub 2019 Sep 21.

Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland; Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2019.07.003DOI Listing
December 2019

Constructing treatment selection rules based on an estimated treatment effect function: different approaches to take stochastic uncertainty into account have a substantial effect on performance.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2019 08 1;19(1):168. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, Section of Health Care Research and Rehabilitation Research, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Hebelstr. 11, Freiburg, 79104, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0805-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6676573PMC
August 2019

Routine patient surveys: Patients' preferences and information gained by healthcare providers.

PLoS One 2019 1;14(8):e0220495. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6675389PMC
March 2020

Comment on "Ethical Issues Across the IDEAL Stages of Surgical Innovation".

Ann Surg 2019 12;270(6):e131-e132

Dep. of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland Dep. of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003415DOI Listing
December 2019

Daily subcutaneous Teriparatide injection increased bone mineral density of newly formed bone after tibia distraction osteogenesis, a randomized study.

Injury 2019 Aug 3;50(8):1478-1482. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

Department of Trauma, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2019.06.001DOI Listing
August 2019

Improved Carotid Stenosis Quantification on Novel 4D/3D-Doppler Ultrasonography Indexing to the Common Carotid Artery.

Ultraschall Med 2020 Apr 29;41(2):167-174. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0628-6459DOI Listing
April 2020

PET/CT-Based Response Evaluation in Cancer-a Systematic Review of Design Issues.

Mol Imaging Biol 2020 02;22(1):33-46

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11307-019-01351-4DOI Listing
February 2020

Retrograde aortic blood flow as a mechanism of stroke: MR evaluation of the prevalence in a population-based study.

Eur Radiol 2019 Oct 15;29(10):5172-5179. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Medical Faculty and Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-019-06104-zDOI Listing
October 2019

Handling of informed consent and patient inclusion in research with geriatric trauma patients - a matter of protection or disrespect?

Clin Interv Aging 2019 13;14:321-334. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel 4031, Switzerland,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S191751DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6388780PMC
April 2019

GLA:D Back: implementation of group-based patient education integrated with exercises to support self-management of back pain - protocol for a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2019 Feb 18;20(1):85. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-019-2443-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6380042PMC
February 2019

Rationale and methods of an observational study to support the design of a nationwide surgical registry: the MIDAS study.

Swiss Med Wkly 2018 11 18;148:w14680. Epub 2018 Nov 18.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2018.14680DOI Listing
November 2018

Risk-adjusted mortality of VLBW infants in high-volume versus low-volume NICUs.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2019 Jul 8;104(4):F390-F395. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Regional Office for Quality Assurance in Hospitals (GeQiK), Stuttgart, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-314956DOI Listing
July 2019

Practice-based evidence for the clinical benefit of PET/CT-results of the first oncologic PET/CT registry in Germany.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2019 01 29;46(1):54-64. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Applied Biostatistics, Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4156-3DOI Listing
January 2019

Does lower extremity pain precede spinal pain? A longitudinal study.

Eur J Pediatr 2018 Dec 19;177(12):1803-1810. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3235-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6244689PMC
December 2018

Amyloid imaging for differential diagnosis of dementia: incremental value compared to clinical diagnosis and [F]FDG PET.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2019 02 10;46(2):312-323. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4111-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6333717PMC
February 2019

Design and Interpretation of Noninferiority Trials.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 08;33(8):1216

Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine I, Tübingen University Hospital, Tübingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4503-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6082190PMC
August 2018

Rapid Flow Cytometry-Based Test for the Diagnosis of Lipopolysaccharide Responsive Beige-Like Anchor (LRBA) Deficiency.

Front Immunol 2018 23;9:720. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.00720DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5925005PMC
May 2019

Self-reported parental vocabulary input frequency for young children.

J Child Lang 2018 09 15;45(5):1073-1090. Epub 2018 Apr 15.

Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences,University of New Mexico,USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0305000918000089DOI Listing
September 2018

Separating Symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease from Depression based on Structural MRI.

J Alzheimers Dis 2018 ;63(1):353-363

Freiburg Brain Imaging, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-170964DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5900555PMC
August 2019

Antidepressant treatment effects on dopamine transporter availability in patients with major depression: a prospective I-FP-CIT SPECT imaging genetic study.

J Neural Transm (Vienna) 2018 06 23;125(6):995-1005. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00702-018-1863-7DOI Listing
June 2018

Obesity and risk of respiratory tract infections: results of an infection-diary based cohort study.

BMC Public Health 2018 02 20;18(1):271. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency (CCI), Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5172-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5819164PMC
February 2018

The stone surgeon in the mirror: how are German-speaking urologists treating large renal stones today?

World J Urol 2018 Mar 7;36(3):467-473. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centre-University of Freiburg, Hugstetter Str. 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-017-2148-8DOI Listing
March 2018

Virtual patients in the acquisition of clinical reasoning skills: does presentation mode matter? A quasi-randomized controlled trial.

BMC Med Educ 2017 Sep 15;17(1):165. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26, 79104, Freiburg i. Br., Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-1004-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5603058PMC
September 2017

Aortic atheroma as a source of stroke - assessment of embolization risk using 3D CMR in stroke patients and controls.

J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2017 Sep 6;19(1):67. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Neurology, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Breisacher Straße 64, 79106, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12968-017-0379-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5586056PMC
September 2017

Latent class analysis derived subgroups of low back pain patients - do they have prognostic capacity?

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 Aug 9;18(1):345. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1708-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5551030PMC
August 2017

4-Dimensionally Guided 3-Dimensional Color-Doppler Ultrasonography Quantifies Carotid Artery Stenosis With High Reproducibility and Accuracy.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 03 19;11(3):386-396. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Department of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center of Freiburg-Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.02.018DOI Listing
March 2018

Respiratory Infections and Antibiotic Usage in Common Variable Immunodeficiency.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Jan - Feb;6(1):159-168.e3. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Department of Clinical Immunology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, University College London, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2017.05.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7185402PMC
October 2019

Dealing with foreign cultural paradigms: A systematic review on intercultural challenges of international medical graduates.

PLoS One 2017 17;12(7):e0181330. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5513557PMC
October 2017

Ultralow Radiation Exposure During Flexible Ureteroscopy in Patients With Nephrolithiasis-How Far Can We Go?

Urology 2017 Oct 23;108:34-39. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Department of Urology, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00904295173063
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2017.06.016DOI Listing
October 2017

Diagnostic Accuracy of Ga-68-HBED-CC-PSMA-Ligand-PET/CT before Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Recurrent Prostate Cancer.

Theranostics 2017 10;7(6):1770-1780. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/thno.18421DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436526PMC
February 2018

Leg pain location and neurological signs relate to outcomes in primary care patients with low back pain.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 03 31;18(1):133. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1495-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5374567PMC
March 2017

Erratum to: Methods for evaluating medical tests and biomarkers.

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Kym Snell Sue Mallet Jon Deeks Sudha Sundar Emma Hall Nuria Porta David Lorente Estelles Johann de Bono

Diagn Progn Res 2017 30;1:11. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

278The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41512-017-0011-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6460744PMC
March 2017

Impact of F-FDG-PET/CT on surgical management in patients with advanced melanoma: an outcome based analysis.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 Aug 18;44(8):1312-1318. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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August 2017

Value-based and benefit-based strategies in deciding to bring a test into use should be distinguished.

Authors:
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Diagn Progn Res 2017 8;1. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Statistics, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center-University of Freiburg, Stefan Meier Str. 26, Freiburg, 79104 Germany.

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February 2017

Identifying subgroups of patients using latent class analysis: should we use a single-stage or a two-stage approach? A methodological study using a cohort of patients with low back pain.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 02 1;18(1):57. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5230, Odense M, Denmark.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5286735PMC
February 2017

Radioiodine therapy of benign thyroid-disorders.

Nuklearmedizin 2017 4;56(5):171-176. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

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November 2018

Adapting censored regression methods to adjust for the limit of detection in the calibration of diagnostic rules for clinical mass spectrometry proteomic data.

Stat Methods Med Res 2018 09 23;27(9):2742-2755. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

1 Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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September 2018

Comparing a stratified treatment strategy with the standard treatment in randomized clinical trials.

Stat Med 2016 12 25;35(29):5325-5337. Epub 2016 Sep 25.

Clinical Epidemiology, Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Germany.

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December 2016

Using existing questionnaires in latent class analysis: should we use summary scores or single items as input? A methodological study using a cohort of patients with low back pain.

Clin Epidemiol 2016 26;8:73-89. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4853143PMC
May 2016

Cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care versus self-management in patients with musculoskeletal chest pain.

Open Heart 2016 4;3(1):e000334. Epub 2016 May 4.

Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense M, Denmark; Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4860847PMC
May 2016

Endoscopically Determined Stone Clearance Predicts Disease Recurrence Within 5 Years After Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery.

J Endourol 2016 06 22;30(6):644-9. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

1 Department of Urology, Medical Center-University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany .

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June 2016

Secondary Antibody Deficiency in Glucocorticoid Therapy Clearly Differs from Primary Antibody Deficiency.

J Clin Immunol 2016 05 15;36(4):406-12. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency (CCI), University Medical Center Freiburg and University of Freiburg, Breisacher Str. 117, 79106, Freiburg, Germany.

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May 2016

Disturbed B-lymphocyte selection in autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome.

Blood 2016 05 23;127(18):2193-202. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency and Clinic for Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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May 2016

Effect of Availability of Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement on Clinical Practice.

N Engl J Med 2015 Dec;373(25):2438-47

From the Departments of Cardiology and Angiology I ( J.R., K.K., C.B., M.Z.) and Cardiovascular Surgery (F.B.), Heart Center, and Center for Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics (K.K., W.V.) and Clinical Trials Unit (C.S.), Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Project Group Diagnosis Related Groups, German Cardiac Society, Duesseldorf ( J.R., H.R., L.F.), Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Division of Vascular Medicine, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster (H.R.), and Department of Cardiology, Angiology, and Pulmonology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (L.F.) - all in Germany; and the Department of Cardiology, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France (A.C.).

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December 2015

History of transient ischaemic attack, myocardial infarction and hyperlipidaemia affects outcome following carotid artery stenting.

EuroIntervention 2015 Nov;11(7):808-15

Department of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany.

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November 2015

A systematic approach to initial data analysis is good research practice.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Jan 28;151(1):25-7. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2016

Serial [18F]-fluoromisonidazole PET during radiochemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer and its correlation with outcome.

Radiother Oncol 2015 Oct 29;117(1):113-7. Epub 2015 Sep 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology, German Cancer Consortium/Partner site Freiburg, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany.

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October 2015

Asymmetries of amyloid-β burden and neuronal dysfunction are positively correlated in Alzheimer's disease.

Brain 2015 Oct 13;138(Pt 10):3089-99. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Centre, Freiburg, Germany.

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October 2015

Auditing Neonatal Intensive Care: Is PREM a Good Alternative to CRIB for Mortality Risk Adjustment in Premature Infants?

Neonatology 2015 31;108(3):172-8. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Division of Neonatology/Intensive Care Medicine, Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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June 2016

A framework to assess the value of application of formal criteria to check clinical relevance in RCTs as part of a benefit assessment strategy.

Biom J 2016 Jan 14;58(1):59-75. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Tübingen University Hospital, Otfried-Müller-Strae 12, D-72076, Tübingen, Germany.

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January 2016

18F-FDG PET Is an Early Predictor of Overall Survival in Suspected Atypical Parkinsonism.

J Nucl Med 2015 Oct 30;56(10):1541-6. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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October 2015

Literature search methodology for systematic reviews: conventional and natural language processing enabled methods are complementary (Letter commenting on: J Clin Epidemiol. 2015;68:191-9).

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 Jan 3;69:253-5. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Center for Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Centre Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26, Freiburg, D-79104 Germany. Electronic address:

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January 2016

A framework to assess the value of subgroup analyses when the overall treatment effect is significant.

J Biopharm Stat 2016 4;26(3):565-78. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

a Clinical Epidemiology , Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Medical Center-University of Freiburg , Freiburg , Germany.

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November 2017

Quantification of Retrograde Blood Flow in the Descending Aorta Using Transesophageal Echocardiography in Comparison to 4D Flow MRI.

Cerebrovasc Dis 2015 15;39(5-6):287-92. Epub 2015 Apr 15.

Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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March 2016

Analyzing paired diagnostic studies by estimating the expected benefit.

Biom J 2015 May 24;57(3):395-409. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, 5000, Odense C, Denmark; Department of Business and Economics, Centre of Health Economics Research, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark.

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May 2015

Patients with low back pain had distinct clinical course patterns that were typically neither complete recovery nor constant pain. A latent class analysis of longitudinal data.

Spine J 2015 May 11;15(5):885-94. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

The Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark; Working Group Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Strasse 26, Freiburg, Germany.

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May 2015

[Benefit assessment of medical interventions].

Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2015 Mar;58(3):219

Department für Medizinische Biometrie und Medizinische Informatik, Universität Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26, 79104, Freiburg, Deutschland,

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March 2015