Publications

Reply to: Validation of database search strategies for the epidemiological study of pemphigus and pemphigoid.

Langan, S.M. ; Smeeth, L. ; West, J. ;
Reply to: Validation of database search strategies for the epidemiological study of pemphigus and pemphigoid.
Br J Dermatol, 2016;

Cardiovascular outcomes associated with use of clarithromycin: population based study.

Wong, AY. Root, A. Douglas, IJ. Chui, CS. Chan, EW. Ghebremichael-Weldeselassie, Y. Siu, CW. Smeeth, L. Wong, IC.
BMJ, 2016; 352:h6926.

Zoster vaccination is associated with a reduction of zoster in elderly patients with chronic kidney disease.

Langan, S.M.; Thomas, S.L.; Smeeth, L.; Margolis, D.J.; Nitsch, D.;
Zoster vaccination is associated with a reduction of zoster in elderly patients with chronic kidney disease.
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2016;

Longitudinal Diffusion Tensor Imaging Shows Progressive Changes in White Matter in Huntington’s Disease.

Gregory, S. Cole, JH. Farmer, R.E. Rees, EM. Roos, RA. Sprengelmeyer, R. Durr, A. Landwehrmeyer, B. Zhang, H. Scahill, RI. Tabrizi, SJ. Frost, C. Hobbs, NZ.
J Huntingtons Dis, 2015; 4(4):333-46.

Bariatric Surgery in the United Kingdom: A Cohort Study of Weight Loss and Clinical Outcomes in Routine Clinical Care.

Douglas, IJ. Bhaskaran, K. Batterham, RL. Smeeth, L. 
PLoS Med, 2015; 12(12):e1001925.

CKD Prevalence Varies across the European General Population.

Brück, K. Stel, VS. Gambaro, G. Hallan, S. Völzke, H. Ärnlöv, J. Kastarinen, M. Guessous, I. Vinhas, J. Stengel, B. Brenner, H. Chudek, J. Romundstad, S. Tomson, C. Gonzalez, AO. Bello, AK. Ferrieres, J. Palmieri, L. Browne, G. Capuano, V. Van Biesen, W. Zoccali, C. Gansevoort, R. Navis, G. Rothenbacher, D. Ferraro, P.M. Nitsch, D. Wanner, C. Jager, KJ. European CKD Burden Consortium.
J Am Soc Nephrol, 2015; pii: ASN.2015050542.

Designing Epidemiology Studies to Determine the Incidence and Prevalence of Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS).

Nitsch, D. Davenport, A.
Perit Dial Int, 2015; 35(7):678-82.

Exploring the role and function of trial steering committees: results of an expert panel meeting.

Harman, NL. Conroy, EJ. Lewis, SC. Murray, G. Norrie, J. Sydes, MR. Lane, JA. Altman, DG. Baigent, C. Bliss, JM. Campbell, MK. Elbourne, D. Evans, S. Sandercock, P. Gamble, C.
Trials, 2015; 16(1):597.

Routinely collected electronic health data and STI research: RECORD extension to the STROBE guidelines.

Chen, M.Y. ; Langan, S. ; Benchimol, E.I. ;
Routinely collected electronic health data and STI research: RECORD extension to the STROBE guidelines.
Sex Transm Infect, 2015;

Acute Cardiovascular Events after Herpes Zoster: A Self-Controlled Case Series Analysis in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Older Residents of the United States.

Minassian, C. Thomas, SL. Smeeth, L. Douglas, I. Brauer, R. Langan, SM.
PLoS Med, 2015; 12(12):e1001919

Risk factors for hospital admission in the 28 days following a community-acquired pneumonia diagnosis in older adults, and their contribution to increasing hospitalisation rates over time: a cohort study.

Millett, E.R. ; De Stavola, B.L. ; Quint, J.K. ; Smeeth, L. ; Thomas, S.L. ;
Risk factors for hospital admission in the 28 days following a community-acquired pneumonia diagnosis in older adults, and their contribution to increasing hospitalisation rates over time: a cohort study.
BMJ Open, 2015; 5(12):e008737

Paradoxical relationship between body mass index and thyroid hormone levels; a study using Mendelian Randomization.

Taylor, PN. Richmond, R. Davies, N. Sayers, A. Stevenson, K. Woltersdorf, W. Taylor, A. Groom, A. Northstone, K. Ring, S. Okosieme, O. Rees, A. Nitsch, D. Williams, GR. Smith, GD. Gregory, JW. Timpson, NJ. Tobias, JH. Dayan, CM.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2015; :jc20153505.

What Is the Plural of a ‘Yellow’ Anecdote?

Evans, S.J. ;
What Is the Plural of a ‘Yellow’ Anecdote?
Drug Saf, 2015;

BMJ CONFIDENTIAL Liam Smeeth: Still hoping for Olympic gold

Smeeth, L.
Bmj-British Medical Journal, 2015; 351

Changes in the incidence, prevalence and mortality of bronchiectasis in the UK from 2004 to 2013: a population-based cohort study.

Quint, JK. Millett, ER. Joshi, M. Navaratnam, V. Thomas, SL. Hurst, JR. Smeeth, L. Brown, JS.
Eur Respir J, 2015;47(1):186-93.

The risks and benefits of patients temporarily discontinuing medications in the event of an intercurrent illness: a systematic review protocol.

Morden, A. ; Horwood, J. ; Whiting, P. ; Savovic, J. ; Tomlinson, L. ; Blakeman, T. ; Tomson, C. ; Richards, A. ; Stone, T. ; Caskey, F. ;
The risks and benefits of patients temporarily discontinuing medications in the event of an intercurrent illness: a systematic review protocol.
Syst Rev, 2015; 4(1):139

Acute kidney injury in stable COPD and at exacerbation.

Barakat, MF. McDonald, HI. Collier, TJ. Smeeth, L. Nitsch, D. Quint, J.K.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis, 2015; 10:2067-77.

The REporting of studies Conducted using Observational Routinely-collected health Data (RECORD) Statement.

Benchimol, E.I. ; Smeeth, L. ; Guttmann, A. ; Harron, K. ; Moher, D. ; Petersen, I. ; Sørensen, H.T. ; von Elm, E. ; Langan, S.M. ; RECORD Working Committee, . ;
The REporting of studies Conducted using Observational Routinely-collected health Data (RECORD) Statement.
PLoS Med, 2015; 12(10):e1001885

Genetic determinants of white matter hyperintensities and amyloid angiopathy in familial Alzheimer’s disease.

Ryan, N.S.; Biessels, G.J.; Kim, L.; Nicholas, J.M.; Barber, P.A.; Walsh, P.; Gami, P.; Morris, H.R.; Bastos-Leite, A.J.; Schott, J.M.; Beck, J.; Mead, S.; Chavez-Gutierrez, L.; de Strooper, B.; Rossor, M.N.; Revesz, T.; Lashley, T.; Fox, N.C.;
Genetic determinants of white matter hyperintensities and amyloid angiopathy in familial Alzheimer’s disease.
Neurobiol Aging, 2015;

Risk of pancreatic cancer associated with use of incretin-based therapy and other glucose-lowering agents: a nationwide case-control study in Denmark

Thomsen, R.W.; Christensen, D.H.; Kahlert, J.; Knudsen, S.T.; Pedersen, L.; Norrelund, H.; Dekkers, O.M.; Douglas, I.; Marchesini, G.; Smeeth, L.; Moller, N.; Beck-Nielsen, H.; Jorgensen, J.O.; Sorensen, H.T.
Risk of pancreatic cancer associated with use of incretin-based therapy and other glucose-lowering agents: a nationwide case-control study in Denmark
Diabetologia, 2015; 58:S8-S9