Research Report for the year 2017

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Augustin NH, Kim SW, Uhlig A, Hanser C, Henke M, Schumacher M: A flexible multivariate random effects proportional odds model with application to adverse effects during radiation therapy. Biometrical J, 2017; 59: 1339-1351. :
  • Binder N, Herrnböck A-S, Schumacher M: Estimating hazard ratios in cohort data with missing disease information due to death. Biometrical J, 2017; 59: 251-269. :
  • Binder N, Manderscheid L, Schumacher M: The combined association of alcohol consumption with dementia risk is likely biased due to lacking account of death cases. Eur J Epidemiol, 2017; 32: 627-629. :
  • Engelhardt M, Domm A-S, Dold SM, Ihorst G, Reinhardt H, Zober A, Hieke S, Baayen C, Müller SJ, Einsele H, Sonneveld P, Landgren O, Schumacher M, Wäsch R: A concise revised myeloma comorbidity Index as a valid prognostic instrument in a large cohort of 801 multiple myeloma patients. Haematologica, 2017; 102: 910-921. :
  • Friedrich F, Beyersmann J, Winterfeld U, Schumacher M, Allignol A: Nonparametric estimation of pregnancy outcome probabilities. Ann Appl Stat, 2017; 11: 840-867. :
  • Huebner M, Wolkewitz M, Enriquez-Sarano M, Schumacher M: Competing risks need to be considered in survival analysis models for cardiovascular outcomes. J Thorac Cardiov Sur, 2017; 153: 1427-1431. :
  • Ohneberg K, Schumacher M, Beyersmann J: Modelling two cause-specific hazards of competing risks in one cumulative proportional odds model? Stat Med, 2017; 36: 4353-4363. :
  • Sommer H, Wolkewitz M, Schumacher M, COMBACTE-NET consortium: The time-dependent "cure-death" model investigating two equally important endpoints simultaneously in trials treating high-risk patients with resistant pathogens. Pharm Stat, 2017; 16: 267-279. :
  • Su SC, Mockenhaupt M, Wolkenstein P, Dunant A, Le Gouvello S, Chen CB, Chosidow O, Valeyrie-Allanore L, Bellon T, Sekula P, Wang CW, Schumacher M, Kardaun SH, Hung SI, Roujeau JC, Chung WH: Interleukin-15 is associated with severity and mortality in Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis. J Invest Dermatol, 2017; 137: 1065-1073. :
  • von Cube M, Schumacher M, Palomar-Martinez M, Olaechea-Astigarraga P, Alvarez-Lerma F, Wolkewitz M: A case-cohort approach for multi-state models in hospital epidemiology: Stat Med, 2017; 36: 481-495. :
  • von Cube M, Schumacher M, Wolkewitz M: Basic parametric analysis for a multi-state model in hospital epidemiology. Bmc Med Res Methodol, 2017; 17: 111. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Schumacher M: Survival biases lead to flawed conclusions in observational treatment studies of influenza patients. J Clin Epidemiol, 2017; 84: 121-129. :
  • Wolkewitz M, von Cube M, Schumacher M: Multistate Modeling to Analyze Nosocomial Infection Data: An Introduction and Demonstration. Infect Cont Hosp Ep, 2017; 38: 953-959. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Zortel M, Palomar-Martinez M, Alvarez-Lerma F, Olaechea-Astigarraga P, Schumacher M: Landmark prediction of nosocomial infection risk to disentangle short- and long-stay patients. J Hosp Infect, 2017; 96: 81-84. :
  • Zimmermann S, Sekula P, Venhoff M, Motschall E, Knaus J, Schumacher M, Mockenhaupt M: Systemic Immunomodulating Therapies for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Jama Dermatol, 2017; 153 (online): 514-522. :
Short Communications:
  • Gerds TA, Schumacher M: Discussion of "A risk-based measure of time-varying prognostic discrimination for survival models," by C. Jason Liang and Patrick J. Heagerty. Biometrics, 2017; 73: 739-741. :
  • Schumacher M: Norman Edward Breslow–Key figure in the foundation of modern biostatistics. Biometrical J, 2017; 59: 399-404. :
Conference Papers:
  • Rücker G, Steinhauser S, Schumacher M: Modelling multiple biomarker thresholds in meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research, 2017; 1 Suppl. 1 (online): P7 (Methods for Evaluating Medical Tests and Biomarkers Birmingham, UK. 19–20 July 2016). :
Other publications (type Sonstiges):
  • Rücker G, Steinhauser S, Schumacher M: Re: "Selective cutoff reporting in studies of diagnostic test accuracy: A comparison of conventional and individual-patient-data meta-analyses of the patient health questionnaire-9 depression screening toll". Am J Epidemiol, 2017; 186: 894-895. :
  • Schwarzer G, Schumacher M, Rücker G: Sole reliance on I2 may mislead. Heart, 2017; 103: 1471-1472. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Rücker G, Schumacher M: Changes in Rates of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Jama-j Am Med Assoc, 2017; 317: 1580-1581. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Schumacher M: Correction: Neuraminidase Inhibitors and Hospital Mortality in British Patients with H1N1 Influenza A: A Re-Analysis of Observational Data. Plos One, 2017; 12: e0175660. :