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Access to home-based hospice care for rural populations: Identification of areas lacking service

Virnig, B. A., Haijun, M., Hartman, L. K., Moscovice, I. & Carlin, B., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 9, 6, p. 1292-1299 8 p.

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49 Scopus citations
Open Access
12 Scopus citations

A controlled trial to improve care for seriously ill hospitalized patients: The study to understand prognoses and preferences for outcomes and risks of treatments (SUPPORT)

Connors, A. F., Dawson, N. V., Desbiens, N. A., Fulkerson, W. J., Goldman, L., Knaus, W. A., Lynn, J., Oye, R. K., Bergner, M., Damiano, A., Hakim, R., Murphy, D. J., Teno, J., Virnig, B., Wagner, D. P., Wu, A. W., Yasui, Y., Robinson, D. K. & Kreling, B., Nov 30 1995, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 274, 20, p. 1591-1598 8 p.

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2618 Scopus citations

A critical analysis of the surgical management of early-stage gallbladder cancer in the united states

Jensen, E. H., Abraham, A., Habermann, E. B., Al-Refaie, W. B., Vickers, S. M., Virnig, B. A. & Tuttle, T. M., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 13, 4, p. 722-727 6 p.

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43 Scopus citations

A matter of race: Early-versus late-stage cancer diagnosis

Virnig, B. A., Baxter, N. N., Habermann, E. B., Feldman, R. D. & Bradley, C. J., Jan 1 2009, In : Health Affairs. 28, 1, p. 160-168 9 p.

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66 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

An evaluation of the relationship between lymph node number and staging in pT3 colon cancer using population-based data

Baxter, N. N., Ricciardi, R., Simunovic, M., Urbach, D. R. & Virnig, B. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 53, 1, p. 65-70 6 p.

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68 Scopus citations

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors may be protective against cardiac complications following anthracycline chemotherapy

Blaes, A. H., Gaillard, P., Peterson, B. A., Yee, D. & Virnig, B., Jul 1 2010, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 122, 2, p. 585-590 6 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Anthropometric, medical history and lifestyle risk factors for myeloproliferative neoplasms in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort

Leal, A. D., Thompson, C. A., Wang, A. H., Vierkant, R. A., Habermann, T. M., Ross, J. A., Mesa, R. A., Virnig, B. A. & Cerhan, J. R., Apr 1 2014, In : International Journal of Cancer. 134, 7, p. 1741-1750 10 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Appendiceal carcinoid tumors: Predictors of lymph node metastasis and the impact of right hemicolectomy on survival

Groth, S. S., Virnig, B. A., Al-Refaie, W. B., Jarosek, S. L., Jensen, E. H. & Tuttle, T. M., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 103, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Are mastectomy rates really increasing in the United States?

Habermann, E. B., Abbott, A., Parsons, H. M., Virnig, B. A., Al-Refaie, W. B. & Tuttle, T. M., Jul 20 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28, 21, p. 3437-3441 5 p.

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170 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

A self-assessment tool was reliable in identifying hazards in the homes of elders

Morgan, R. O., DeVito, C. A., Stevens, J. A., Branche, C. M., Virnig, B. A., Wingo, P. A. & Sattin, R. W., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 58, 12, p. 1252.e1-1252.e21

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8 Scopus citations

Assessing the significance of treatment effects: comments from the perspective of ethics.

Lynn, J. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 1 1995, In : Medical care. 33, 4 Suppl, p. AS292-298

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10 Scopus citations

Association between adjuvant chemotherapy and risk of acute kidney injury in elderly women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer

Li, S., Liu, J., Virnig, B. A. & Collins, A. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 161, 3, p. 515-524 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations
118 Scopus citations

Association between patient and tumor characteristics with clinical outcomes in women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Shamliyan, T., Wang, S. Y., Virnig, B. A., Tuttle, T. M. & Kane, R. L., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute - Monographs. 41, p. 121-129 9 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Association between psoriasis and incident cancer: The Iowa's Women's Health Study

Prizment, A. E., Alonso, A., Folsom, A. R., Ahmed, R. L., Virnig, B. A., Warshaw, E. M. & Anderson, K. E., Jul 1 2011, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 22, 7, p. 1003-1010 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Association between psoriasis and incident cancer: the Iowas Womens Health Study

Prizment, A. E., Alonso, A., Folsom, A. R., Ahmed, R. L., Virnig, B. A., Warshaw, E. M. & Anderson, K. E., 2011, In : Cancer Causes & Control. 22, 7, p. 1003-2012 1010 p.

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Association of cataract surgery with mortality in older women: Findings from the women's health initiative

Tseng, V. L., Chlebowski, R. T., Yu, F., Cauley, J. A., Li, W., Thomas, F., Virnig, B. A. & Coleman, A. L., Jan 2018, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. 136, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

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Open Access
9 Scopus citations

Bayesian hierarchical models for network meta-Analysis incorporating nonignorable missingness

Zhang, J., Chu, H., Hong, H., Virnig, B. A. & Carlin, B. P., Oct 1 2017, In : Statistical methods in medical research. 26, 5, p. 2227-2243 17 p.

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Open Access
14 Scopus citations

Bias due to missing SEER data in D'Amico risk stratification of prostate cancer

Elliott, S. P., Johnson, D. P., Jarosek, S. L., Konety, B. R., Adejoro, O. O. & Virnig, B. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Urology. 187, 6, p. 2026-2031 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Body mass index and major cancer surgery outcomes: Lack of association or need for alternative measurements of obesity?

Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Henderson, W. G., Jensen, E. H., Tuttle, T. M., Rothenberger, D. A., Kellogg, T. A. & Virnig, B. A., Sep 1 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 9, p. 2264-2273 10 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Breast MRI in the diagnostic and preoperative workup among medicare beneficiaries with breast cancer

Onega, T., Weiss, J. E., Buist, D. S. M., Tosteson, A. N. A., Henderson, L. M., Kerlikowske, K., Goodrich, M. E., O’Donoghue, C., Wernli, K. J., DeMartini, W. B., Virnig, B. A., Bennette, C. S. & Hubbard, R. A., Jul 1 2016, In : Medical care. 54, 7, p. 719-724 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Cervical cancer trends in the United States: A 35-year population-based analysis

Adegoke, O., Kulasingam, S. & Virnig, B., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Women's Health. 21, 10, p. 1031-1037 7 p.

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126 Scopus citations

Cesarean delivery rates vary tenfold among US hospitals; Reducing variation may address quality and cost issues

Kozhimannil, K. B., Law, M. R. & Virnig, B. A., Mar 1 2013, In : Health Affairs. 32, 3, p. 527-535 9 p.

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165 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Conditional survival after surgical treatment of melanoma: An analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database

Rueth, N. M., Groth, S. S., Tuttle, T. M., Virnig, B. A., Al-Refaie, W. B. & Habermann, E. B., Jun 1 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 6, p. 1662-1668 7 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Correlates and consequences of venous thromboembolism: The iowa women's health study

Lutsey, P. L., Virnig, B. A., Durham, S. B., Steffen, L. M., Hirsch, A. T., Jacobs, D. R. & Folsom, A. R., Aug 1 2010, In : American journal of public health. 100, 8, p. 1506-1513 8 p.

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69 Scopus citations

Cost-effective diagnostic checklists for meningitis in resource-limited settings

Durski, K. N., Kuntz, K. M., Yasukawa, K., Virnig, B. A., Meya, D. B. & Boulware, D. R., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 63, 3, p. e101-e108

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57 Scopus citations

Costs of diagnostic and preoperative workup with and without breast MRI in older women with a breast cancer diagnosis

Onega, T., Tosteson, A. N. A., Weiss, J., Alford-Teaster, J., Hubbard, R. A., Henderson, L. M., Kerlikowske, K., Goodrich, M. E., O'Donoghue, C., Wernli, K. J., DeMartini, W. B. & Virnig, B. A., Jan 1 2016, In : BMC Health Services Research. 16, 1, 76.

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Open Access
11 Scopus citations
81 Scopus citations

Diabetes, diabetes treatment and breast cancer prognosis

Luo, J., Virnig, B., Hendryx, M., Wen, S., Chelebowski, R., Chen, C., Rohan, T., Tinker, L., Wactawski-Wende, J., Lessin, L. & Margolis, K., Oct 14 2014, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 148, 1, p. 153-162 10 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Diagnosis of advanced cancer among elderly medicare and medicaid patients

Bradley, C. J., Given, C. W., Dahman, B., Luo, Z. & Virnig, B. A., May 1 2007, In : Medical care. 45, 5, p. 410-419 10 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Diet and incident venous thromboembolism: The Iowa Women's Health Study

Lutsey, P. L., Steffen, L. M., Virnig, B. A. & Folsom, A. R., Jun 2009, In : American Heart Journal. 157, 6, p. 1081-1087 7 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Discussions with physicians about hospice among patients with metastatic lung cancer

Huskamp, H. A., Keating, N. L., Malin, J. L., Zaslavsky, A. M., Weeks, J. C., Earle, C. C., Teno, J. M., Virnig, B. A., Kahn, K. L., He, Y. & Ayanian, J. Z., May 25 2009, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 169, 10, p. 954-962 9 p.

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93 Scopus citations

Disparate use of minimally invasive surgery in benign surgical conditions

Ricciardi, R., Selker, H. P., Baxter, N. N., Marcello, P. W., Roberts, P. L. & Virnig, B. A., Sep 1 2008, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 22, 9, p. 1977-1986 10 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Do claims-based continuity of care measures reflect the patient perspective?

Bentler, S. E., Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A. & Wolinsky, F. D., Apr 2014, In : Medical Care Research and Review. 71, 2, p. 156-173 18 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Does Medicare Managed Care Provide Equal Treatment for Mental Illness Across Races?

Virnig, B., Huang, Z., Lurie, N., Musgrave, D., Marshall McBean, A. & Dowd, B., Feb 1 2004, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 61, 2, p. 201-205 5 p.

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56 Scopus citations

Does poorer familiarity with medicare translate into worse access to health care?

Morgan, R. O., Teal, C. R., Hasche, J. C., Petersen, L. A., Byrne, M. M., Paterniti, D. A. & Virnig, B. A., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 56, 11, p. 2053-2060 8 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Do Medicare HMOs and Medicare FFS differ in their use of the Medicare hospice benefit?

Virnig, B. A., Persily, N. A., Morgan, R. O. & DeVito, C. A., 1999, In : The Hospice journal. 14, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Do Rural Elders Have Limited Access to Medicare Hospice Services?

Virnig, B. A., Moscovice, I. S., Durham, S. B. & Casey, M. M., May 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52, 5, p. 731-735 5 p.

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67 Scopus citations

Ductal carcinoma in situ: Risk factors and impact of screening

Virnig, B. A., Wang, S. Y., Shamilyan, T., Kane, R. L. & Tuttle, T. M., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute - Monographs. 41, p. 113-116 4 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Ductal carcinoma in Situ of the breast: A systematic review of incidence, treatment, and outcomes

Virnig, B. A., Tuttle, T. M., Shamliyan, T. & Kane, R. L., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 102, 3, p. 170-178 9 p.

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367 Scopus citations

Early work patterns for gynaecological cancer survivors in the USA

Nachreiner, N. M., Ghebre, R. G., Virnig, B. A. & Shanley, R., Jan 9 2012, In : Occupational Medicine. 62, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Effect of daily migraine prevention on health care utilisation in an insured patient population

Devine, J., Hadsall, R., Cline, R., Schommer, J. & Virnig, B., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Headache and Pain. 8, 2, p. 105-113 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy on incident atrial fibrillation: The Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trials

Perez, M. V., Wang, P. J., Larson, J. C., Virnig, B. A., Cochrane, B., Curb, J. D., Klein, L., Manson, J. E., Martin, L. W., Robinson, J., Wassertheil-Smoller, S. & Stefanick, M. L., Dec 1 2012, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 5, 6, p. 1108-1116 9 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Efforts to reduce racial disparities in Medicare managed care must consider the disproportionate effects of geography

Virnig, B. A., Scholle, S. H., Chou, A. F. & Shih, S., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 13, 1, p. 51-56 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations