This is a list of publications which are related to health informatics research by University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian staff.

Some of these publications have had direct support from the Data Safe Haven.  

2019

Mclernon DJ, Lee AJ, Maheshwari A, van Ekelen R, van Geloven N, Putter H, Eijkmans, van der Steeg JW, Steyerberg EW, Mol BW, Bhattacharya S. Prediscting the cumulative chance of live birth over multiple complete cycles of in vitro fertilization: an external validation
Human Reproduction Vol 33, Issue 9, 1684-1695 (2019)

https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dez049


van Eeekelen R, van Geloven N, van Wely M, Bhattacharya S, ven der Veen F, Eijkemans MJ, McLernon DJ
IVF for unexplained subfertility; whom should we treat?
Human Reproduction Vol 

 https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dez072

2017

Clemens T, Turner S, Dibben C. Maternal exposure to ambient air pollution and fetal growth in North-East Scotland: A population-based study using routine ultrasound scans
Environment International 107 (2017) 216-226
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2017.07.018

Downham C, Visser E, Vickers M, Counsell C.Season of infectious mononucleosis as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis: A UK primary care case-control study. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 17(2017) 103-106
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msard.2017.07.009

Aucott C. Bhattacharya S, McNeill G, Turner S. Differences in body mass index between siblings who are discordant for exposure to antenatal maternal smoking. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (2017)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ppe.12386

Cameron NJ, Bhattacharya S, Bhattacharya S, McLernon DJ. Cumulative live birth rates following miscarriage in an initial complete cycle of IVF: a retrospective cohort study of 112 549 women. Human Reproduction (2017) 1-11

 https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dex293

Saraswat L, Ayansina DT, Cooper KG, Bhattacharya S, Miligkos D, Horne AW, Bhattacharya S. Pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis: a national record linkage study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2017) Vol 124 (3) 444-452

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.13920/full

 

 

2016

McLernon DJ, Maheshwari A, Lee AJ, Bhattacharya S. Cumulative live birth rates after one or more complete cycles of IVF: a population-based study of linked cycle data from 178 898 women. Human Reproduction. 2016. Available from: 10.1093/humrep/dev336

 

Naimark DMJ, Grams ME, Matsushita K, Black C, Drion I, Fox CS et al. Past Decline Versus Current eGFR and Subsequent Mortality Risk. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2016. Available from: 10.1681/ASN.2015060688

 

Dhillon RK, McLernon DJ, Smith PP, Fishel S, Dowell K, Deeks JJ et al. Predicting the chance of live birth for women undergoing IVF: a novel pretreatment counselling tool. Human Reproduction. 2016 Jan;31(1):84-92. Available from: 10.1093/humrep/dev268


Wagner MM, Bhattacharya S, Visser J, Hannaford PC, Bloemenkamp KW. Association between misscarriage and cardiovascular disease in a scottish cohort. Heart. 2015 Dec: 101(24):1954-60. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-307563  

 

Tangri N, Grams ME, Levey AS, Coresh J, Appel LJ, Astor BC et al. Multinational Assessment of Accuracy of Equations for Predicting Risk of Kidney Failure: A Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2016 Jan 12;315(2):164-174. Available from: 10.1001/jama.2015.18202

 McLernon DJ, Steyerberg EW, Te Velde ER, Lee AJ, Bhattacharya S. Predicting the chances of a live birth after one or more complete cycles of in vitro fertilisation: population based study of linked cycle data from 113,873 women. BMJ 2016 Nov16:355:i5735 doi 10.1136/bmj.i5735

2015

Wagner MM, Bhattacharya S, Visser J, Hannaford PC, Bloemenkamp KWM. Association between miscarriage and cardiovascular disease in a Scottish cohort. Heart. 2015;101(24). Available from: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-307563

 

Sawhney S, Marks A, Fluck N, Prescott GJ, Simpson WG, Tomlinson L et al. Automated detection of acute kidney injury in routine healthcare. 2015. Poster session presented at European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA) Annual Congress, London, United Kingdom.

 

Johnston MC, Marks A, Crilly MA, Prescott GJ, Robertson LM, Black C. Charlson index scores from administrative data and case-note review compared favourably in a renal disease cohort. European Journal of Public Health. 2015;25(3):391-396. Available from: 10.1093/eurpub/cku238

 

Maheshwari A, McLernon D, Bhattacharya S. Cumulative live birth rate: time for a consensus?. Human Reproduction. 2015;30(12):2703-2707. Available from: 10.1093/humrep/dev263

 

Robertson LM, Denadai L, Black C, Fluck N, Prescott G, Simpson W et al. Is routine hospital episode data sufficient for identifying individuals with chronic kidney disease?: A comparison study with laboratory data. Health Informatics Journal. 2015. Available from: 10.1177/1460458214562286

 

Lee KK, Raja EA, Lee AJ, Bhattacharya S, Bhattacharya S, Norman JE et al. Maternal Obesity During Pregnancy Associates With Premature Mortality and Major Cardiovascular Events in Later Life. Hypertension. 2015;66:938-944. Available from: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.05920

 

Scottish Stroke Care Audit. Stroke patients admitted within normal working hours are more likely to achieve process standards and to have better outcomes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. 2015. Available from: 10.1136/jnnp-2015-311273

 

McCall SJ, Flett G, Okpo E, Bhattacharya S. Who has a repeat abortion? Identifying women at risk of repeated terminations of pregnancy: analysis of routinely collected health care data. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. 2015. Available from: 10.1136/jfprhc-2014-101059

 

McCall SJ, Bhattacharya S, Okpo E, Macfarlane GJ. Evaluating the social determinants of teenage pregnancy: a temporal analysis using a UK obstetric database from 1950 to 2010. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2015 Jan;69(1):49-54. Available from: 10.1136/jech-2014-204214

 

Nath S, Thomas M, Spencer D, Turner S. Has the incidence of empyema in Scottish children continued to increase beyond 2005?. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2015 Mar;100(3):255-258. Available from: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306525

 

Turner M, Barber M, Dodds H, Dennis M, Langhorne P, MacLeod MJ. The impact of stroke unit care on outcome in a Scottish stroke population, taking into account case mix and selection bias. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. 2015 Mar;86(3):314-318. Available from: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-307478

 

Turner M, Barber M, Dodds H, Murphy D, Scottish Stroke Care Audit. Implementing a Simple Care Bundle Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in a National Cohort of Patients With Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2015 Apr;46(4):1065-1070. Available from: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007608

 

Murchie P, Raja EA, Lee AJ, Brewster DH, Campbell NC, Gray NM et al. Effect of longer health service provider delays on stage at diagnosis and mortality in symptomatic breast cancer. Breast. 2015 Apr 27;24(3):248-255. Available from: 10.1016/j.breast.2015.02.027

 

Turner M, Barber M, Dodds H, Martin D, Langhorne P, Macleod M. Agreement between routine electronic hospital discharge and Scottish Stroke Care Audit (SSCA) data in identifying stroke in the Scottish population. BMC Health Services Research. 2015 Jun;15. 583. Available from: 10.1186/s12913-015-1244-y

 

Barnish MS, Tagiyeva N, Devereux G, Aucott L, Turner S. Diverging prevalences and different risk factors for childhood asthma and eczema: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2015 Jun 9;5(6). e008446. Available from: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008446

 

Sawhney S, Marks A, Ali T, Clark L, Fluck N, Prescott GJ et al. Maximising acute kidney injury alerts: a cross-sectional comparison with the clinical diagnosis . PLoS ONE. 2015 Jun 30;10(6). 0131909. Available from: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131909

 

Robertson LM, Marks A, Black C. Does the past predict the future? Implications of prior renal function on future renal outcomes. 2015. Abstract from Farr Institute International Conference, St Andrews, United Kingdom.

 

Black C, Fluck N, Gordon SA, Hollick R, Prescott GJ, Marks A et al. Hip fracture risk in chronic kidney disease. 2015. Abstract from Farr Institute International Conference, St Andrews, United Kingdom.

 

Murchie P. Is current GP referral practice for cancer in Scotland optimal? A detailed exploration of cancer referral pathways using primary care records and a cancer care pathway database. European Journal of Cancer. 2015 Sep;24(supplement 2):51. Available from: 10.1111/ecc/12376

 

Murchie P. The impact of geography on the cancer journey:  can we compare it?. European Journal of Cancer Care. 2015 Sep;24:57. Available from: 10.1111/ecc.12376

 

Murchie P. The signal and the noise in colorectal cancer diagnosis: exploring and explaining the relationship between diagnostic delays and stage at diagnosis using the Ca-PRI Colorectal Cancer Collaboration dataset. European Journal of Cancer Care. 2015 Sep;24(Suppl. 2):22. Available from: 10.111/ecc.12373

 

Marks A, Robertson LM, Prescott GJ, Black C, Fluck N, Hollick R et al. Hip fracture in chronic kidney disease: incidence and mortality. 2015. Abstract from Scottish Renal Association, Dundee, United Kingdom.

 

Marks A, Smith R, Black C, Robertson LM, Iversen L. Women and Chronic Kidney Disease: Exploring gender differences in prevalence and outcomes. 2015. Abstract from Scottish Renal Association, Dundee, United Kingdom.

 

Sawhney S, Fluck N, Marks A, Prescott G, Simpson W, Tomlinson L et al. Acute kidney injury – how does automated detection perform?. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2015 Nov;30(11):1853-1861. Available from: 10.1093/ndt/gfv094

 

Robertson LM, Marks A, Evans J, Fluck N, Neilson AR, Osler G et al. Translating epidemiology into health care planning benefits: development of a service planning toolkit using local epidemiological evidence. 2015. Poster session presented at Annual Scottish Faculty of Public Health Conference, Peebles, United Kingdom.

 

Smith R, Black C, Iversen L, Robertson LM, Marks A. Women and chronic kidney disease: exploring gender differences in prevalence and outcomes. 2015. Abstract from Royal Society of Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

 

Black M, Bhattacharya S, Philip S, Norman JE, McLernon DJ. Planned Cesarean Delivery at Term and Adverse Outcomes in Childhood Health. JAMA. 2015 Dec 1;314(21):2271-2279. Available from: 10.1001/jama.2015.16176

2014

Bhattacharya S, Beasley M, Pang D, Macfarlane GJ. Maternal and perinatal risk factors for childhood cancer: record linkage study. BMJ Open. 2014 Jan 6;4(1). e003656. Available from: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003656

 

Woolner A, Bhattacharya S, Bhattacharya S. The effect of method and gestational age at termination of pregnancy on future obstetric and perinatal outcomes: a register-based cohort study in Aberdeen, Scotland. BJOG-An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2014 Feb;121(3):309-318. Available from:  10.1111/1471-0528.12455

 

Sun AP, Kirby B, Black C, Helms PJ, Bennie M, McLay JS. Unplanned medication discontinuation as a potential pharmacovigilance signal: a nested young person cohort study. BMC Pharmacology. 2014 Mar 4;15. 11. Available from: 10.1186/2050-6511-15-11

 

Soo M, Robertson LM, Ali T, Clark LE, Fluck N, Johnston M et al. Approaches to ascertaining comorbidity information: validation of routine hospital episode data with clinician-based case note review. BMC Research Notes. 2014 Apr 21;7. 253. Available from: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-253

 

Marks A, Fluck N, Prescott G, Robertson L, Smith WC, Black C. Differences in Comorbidity Burden Between those with Chronic Kidney Disease and Normal Renal Function. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2014 May;29(Suppl. 3):399-400.

 

Marks A, Black C, Clark L, Prescott G, Robertson L, Simpson W et al. Hospital Admissions in Chronic Kidney Disease and Comparison to those with Normal Renal Function. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2014 May;29(Suppl. 3):136.

 

Marks A, Nguyen H, Fluck N, Prescott G, Robertson L, Black C. Risk of Fracture in Chronic Kidney Disease. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2014 May;29(Suppl. 3):391.

 

 

Coresh J, Turin TC, Matsushita K, Sang Y, Ballew SH, Appel LJ et al. Decline in Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and Subsequent Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease and Mortality. JAMA. 2014 Jun 25;311(24):2518-2531. Available from: 10.1001/jama.2014.6634

 

 

McLernon DJ, te Velde ER, Steyerberg EW, Mol BWJ, Bhattacharya S. Clinical prediction models to inform individualized decision-making in subfertile couples: a stratified medicine approach. Human Reproduction. 2014 Sep;29(9):1851-1858. Available from: 10.1093/humrep/deu173

 

Turner ME, MacLeod MJ, Philip S. Diabetes in a stroke population: Incidence and mortality. International Journal of Stroke. 2014 Nov;9(Suppl 4). 038. Available from:  10.1111/ijs.12374_15

 

Turner M, Macleod M, Philip S. Diabetes in a stroke population: Incidence and mortality. International Journal of Stroke. 2014 Nov;9:25. Available from: 10.1111/ijs.12374_8

2013

Turner ME, MacLeod MJ, Barber M, Dodds H, Dennis MS, Langhorne P. Admission Day: does it influence stroke unit admission, thrombolysis and 7-day mortality?. International Journal of Stroke. 2013 Dec;8(Suppl 3). 042. Available from: 10.1111/ijs.12213

 

Turner ME, MacLeod MJ, Barber MH, Dodds H, Dennis MS, Langhorne P. Deprivation: does it affect process of care and outcome measures in a Scottish population?. International Journal of Stroke. 2013 Dec;8(Suppl 3). 044. Available from:  10.1111/ijs.12213

2012

Turner ME, MacLeod MJ. Atrial fibrillation prior to admission for stroke: an investigation into treatment and outcomes. International Journal of Stroke. 2012 Dec;7(Suppl 2):74. 175. Available from: 10.1111/j.1747-4930.2012.00961.x

 

Turner ME, MacLeod MJ, Barber MH, Dodds H, Dennis MS, Langhorne P. Scottish stroke care audit: does routine care data confirm benefits of stroke unit admission?. International Journal of Stroke. 2012 Dec;7(Suppl 2):23. 38. Available from: 10.1111/j.1747-4930.2012.00961.x

 

MacLeod MJ, Turner ME, Barber MH, Langhorne P, Dodds H, Dennis MS. Scottish stroke care audit: can we use routine data to investigate optimal care of stroke patients?. International Journal of Stroke. 2012 Dec;7(Suppl. 2):64. 147. Available from: 10.1111/j.1747-4930.2012.00961.x