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Development and Validation of a Coronary Risk Prediction Model for Older U.S. and European Persons in the Cardiovascular Health Study and the Rotterdam Study
BACKGROUND Risk scores for prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) in older adults are needed. OBJECTIVE To develop a sex-specific CHD risk prediction model for olderExpand
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Quantifying the predictive accuracy of time-to-event models in the presence of competing risks.
Prognostic models for time-to-event data play a prominent role in therapy assignment, risk stratification and inter-hospital quality assurance. The assessment of their prognostic value is vital notExpand
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Behandlungsstrategien bei Gelenkinfektionen
ZusammenfassungHintergrundDie Gelenkinfektion stellt eine schwerwiegende Komplikation dar und führt bei ausbleibender oder inadäquater Behandlung zur irreversiblen Gelenkzerstörung. Ursächlich fürExpand
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Quantifying the predictive performance of prognostic models for censored survival data with time-dependent covariates.
Prognostic models in survival analysis typically aim to describe the association between patient covariates and future outcomes. More recently, efforts have been made to include covariate informationExpand
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Representativeness of the surveillance data in the intensive care unit component of the German nosocomial infections surveillance system.
OBJECTIVE To assess the representativeness of the data in the Krankenhaus Infektions Surveillance System (KISS), which is a nosocomial infections surveillance system for intensive care units (ICUs)Expand
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Measures of prediction error for survival data with longitudinal covariates.
Prediction of future events using longitudinally collected patient measurements is increasingly popular as technical and methodological advances allow the construction of more and more complexExpand
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Are KISS data representative of German intensive care units? Statistical issues.
OBJECTIVES Data collected within the German nosocomial infection surveillance system KISS are recommended as reference data for judging nosocomial infection rates in German intensive care unitsExpand
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Biologischer Defektaufbau
ZusammenfassungZiel des biologischen Knochendefektaufbaus ist die Wiederherstellung einer belastungsstabilen Extremität, die dem Patienten eine entsprechende eigene Mobilität erlaubt. Hierfür stehenExpand
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[Principles of OSG arthrodesis in cases of joint infection].
A chronic empyema of the ankle joint often develops after an open fracture or surgery. In the case of the destruction of the joint due to an infection, an arthrodesis should be performed. Normally weExpand
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Akute posttraumatische Osteitis
ZusammenfassungDie akute Osteitis ist eine schwerwiegende Komplikation der Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie. Es handelt sich um eine bakterielle Infektion oder Besiedelung des Knochens und desExpand
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