Baethge C, Deckert M, Stang A. Tracing scientific reasoning in psychiatry: Reporting of statistical inference in abstracts of top journals 1975-2015. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 2018 Aug 2:e1735. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1735. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30073728 


Benetou V, Orfanos P, Feskanich D, Michaëlsson K, Pettersson-Kymmer U, Byberg L, Eriksson S, Grodstein F, Wolk A, Jankovic N, de Groot LCPGM, Boffetta P, Trichopoulou A. Mediterranean diet and hip fracture incidence among older adults: the CHANCES Project. Osteoporos Int. 2018 Jul;29(7):1591-1599. doi: 10.1007/s00198-018-4517-6. Epub 2018 Apr 14 PMID: 29656347


Droege F, Thangavelu K, Stuck BA, Stang A, Lang S, Gesithoff U. Life expectancy and comorbidities in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Vasc Med 2018 (in press) PMID: 29781402


Ghazarian AA, Rusner C, Trabert B, Braunlin M, McGlynn KA, Stang A. Testicular cancer among US men aged 50 years and older. Cancer Epidemiology 2018 (in press) PMID: 29807233


Gülker JE, Kröger K, Kowall B, Dingelstadt M, Stang A. Increasing use of anticoagulants in Germany and its impact on hospitalization for intracranial bleeding. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2018;11(5):e004470 PMID: 29748354


Kowall B. HbA1c target goals in type-2 diabetes: Novel arguments from measurement of coronary artery calcification. Int J Cardiol 2018 Sep 1;266:256-257. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.072. No abstract available. PMID: 29887459


Kowall B, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Lung cancer screening: current trends. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2018 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s00103-018-2834-8 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30382290


Kowall B, Lehmann N, Mahabadi AA, Lehnich AT, Moebus S, Budde T, Seibel R, Grönemeyer D, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Sleep characteristics and progression of coronary artery calcification: Results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study. Atherosclerosis 2018 Feb 9;271:45-52. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.02.013. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29459265


Lehmann N, Erbel R, Mahabadi AA, Rauwolf M, Möhlenkamp S, Moebus S, Kälsch H, Budde T, Schmermund A, Stang A, Führer-Sakel D, Weimar C, Roggenbuck U, Dragano N, Jöckel KH. Value of progression of coronary artery calcification for risk prediction of coronary and cardiovascular events. Result of the HNR Study (Heinz Nixdorf Recall). Circulation 2018 Feb 13;137(7):665-679. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.027034. Epub 2017 Nov 15. PMID: 29142010 


Meisinger C, Bongaerts BWC, Heier M, Amann U, Kowall B, Herder C, Rückert-Eheberg IM, Rathmann W, Ziegler D. Neuropathic pain is not adequately treated in the older general population: Results from the KORA F4 survey. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2018 Jul;27(7):806-814. doi: 10.1002/pds.4559. Epub 2018 May 24. PMID: 29797371


Paulson KG, Park SY, Vandeven NA, Lachance K, Thomas H, Chapuis AG, Harms KL, Thompson JA, Bhatia S, Stang A, Nghiem P. Merkel cell carcinoma: Current US incidence and projected increases based on changing demographics. J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Mar;78(3):457-463.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.10.028. Epub 2017 Nov 2. PMID: 29102486 


Schadendorf D, van Akkooi ACJ, Berking C, Griewank KG, Hauschild A, Stang A, Roesch A, Ugurel S. Melanoma. Lancet 2018;392:971-984; PMID: 30238891


Stang A. The Interventional Effect Cannot Be Interpreted. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Jan 26;115(4):56. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0056a. PMID: 29467074


Stang A, Baethge C. Imbalance p-values for baseline covariates in randomized controlled trials: A last resort for the use of p-values? A pro and contra debate. Clin Epidemiol 2018; 10:531-535; PMID: 29773956


Stang A, Becker JC, Nghiem P, Ferlay J. The association between geographic location and incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma in comparison to melanoma: an international assessment. Eur J Cancer 2018; 94:47-60; PMID: 29533867


Stang A, Jonas S, Poole C. Case study in major quotation errors:  A critical commentary on the Newcastle-Ottawa Scale. Eur J Epidemiol 2018;33:1025-1031; Sep 26. doi: 10.1007/s10654-018-0443-3; PMID: 30259221


Stang A, Jöckel KH. The impact of cancer screening on all-cause mortality: what is the best we can expect? Dtsch Arztbl Int 2018; Jul 23; 115 (29-30):481-486. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0481; PMID: 30135006


Stang A, Jöckel KH, Heidinger O. Skin cancer rates in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany before and after the introduction of the nationwide skin cancer screening program (2000-2015). Eur J Epidemiol 2018 Jan 2. doi: 10.1007/s10654-017-0348-6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:29294207


Schweyen R, Stang A, Wienke A, Eckert A, Kuhnt T, Hey J. The influence of dental treatment on the development of osteoradionecrosis after radiotherapy by modern irradiation techniques. Clin Oral Investig 2017;21:2499-2508; PMID: 28091874


Stolpe S, Ouma M, Winkler V, Meisinger C, Becher H, Deckert A. Self-rated health among migrants from the former Soviet Union in Germany: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2018 Oct 24;8(10):e022947. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022947; PMID: 30361404 





Becker JC, Stang A, Nghiem P, DeCaprio J, Cerroni L, Lebbé C, Veness M. Merkel cell carcinoma. Nature Rev Dis Primers. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2017.77. PMID: 29072302


Becker JC, Stang A, zur Hausen A, Fischer N, DeCaprio JA, Tothill RW, Lyngaa R, Kring Hansen U, Ritter C, Nghiem P, Bichakjian CK, Ugurel S, Schrama D. Epidemiology, biology and therapy of Merkel cell carcinoma: conclusions from the EU project IMMOMEC. Cancer Immunol Immunother 2017; PMID:29188306


Berendsen AA, Kang JH, van de Rest O, Jankovic N, Kampman E, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Franco OH, Ikram MA, Pikhart H, Nilsson LM, Brenner H, Boffetta P, Rafnsson SB, Gustafson D, Kyrozis A, Trichopoulou A, Feskens EJ, Grodstein F, de Groot LC. Association of Adherence to a Healthy Diet with Cognitive Decline in European and American Older Adults: A Meta-Analysis within the CHANCES Consortium. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2017;43(3-4):215-227. doi: 10.1159/000464269. Epub 2017 Mar 22; PMID: 28324877


Jankovic N, Geelen A, Winkels RM, Mwungura B, Fedirko V, Jenab M, Illner AK, Brenner H, Ordóñez-Mena JM, Kiefte de Jong JC, Franco OH, Orfanos P, Trichopoulou A, Boffetta P, Agudo A, Peeters PH, Tjønneland A, Hallmans G, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Park Y, Feskens EJ, de Groot LC, Kampman E; Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES). Adherence to the WCRF/AICR Dietary Recommendations for Cancer Prevention and Risk of Cancer in Elderly from Europe and the United States: A Meta-Analysis within the CHANCES Project. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2017 Jan;26(1):136-144. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0428. Epub 2016 Oct 28; PMID: 27793797


Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Moebus S, Hoffmann B, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R, Mahabadi AA. Aortic Calcification Onset and Progression: Association With the Development of Coronary Atherosclerosis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Mar 30;6(4). pii: e005093. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.005093; PMID: 28360229


Kebede TG, Pink C, Rathmann W, Kowall B, Völzke H, Petersmann A, Meisel P, Dietrich T, Kocher T, Holtfreter B. Does periodontitis affect diabetes incidence and haemoglobin A1c change? An 11-year follow-up study. Diabetes Metab. 2017 Nov 22. pii: S1262-3636(17)30576-1. doi: 10.1016/j.diabet.2017.11.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29249612


Kowall B, Lehmann N, Mahabadi AA, Moebus S, Budde T, Seibel R, Grönemeyer D, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Progression of coronary artery calcification is stronger in poorly than in well controlled diabetes: Results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. J Diabetes Complications 2017 Jan;31(1):234-240. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.08.011. Epub 2016 Aug 19; PMID: 27665253


Kowall B, Rathmann W, Stang A, Bongaerts B, Kuss O, Herder C, Roden M, Quante A, Holle R, Huth C, Peters A, Meisinger C. Perceived risk of diabetes seriously underestimates actual diabetes risk: The KORA FF4 study. PLoS ONE 2017;12(1): e0171152. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171152;  PMID: 28141837


Kowall B, Stang A. [Mistakes and Drawbacks in German Newspaper Articles on Epidemiologic Studies: "Meat Consumption and Colorectal Cancer" as an Example]. Gesundheitswesen. 2017 Dec 15. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-122232. [Epub ahead of print] German. PMID:29245169


Kowall B, Stang A. Measurement is always better than self-report: is it that easy?: Sleep Med. 2017 Aug 10. pii: S1389-9457(17)30318-0. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.07.019. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.; PMID:  28847620


McGlynn KA, Rajpert-De Mayts E, Stang A. Chapter 54. Testicular cancer. In: Schottenfeld D, Fraumeni Jr JF. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention. Fourth edition. New York, Oxford University Press (in press)



Schweyen R, Stang A, Wienke A, Eckert A, Kuhnt T, Hey J. The influence of dental treatment on the development of osteoradionecrosis after radiotherapy by modern irradiation techniques. Clin Oral Investig. 2017 Jan 13. doi: 10.1007/s00784-017-2048-8. [Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 28091874 


Sluik D, Jankovic N, Hughes M, O'Doherty MG, Schöttker B, Drygas W, Rolandsson O, Männistö S, Ordóñez-Mena JM, Ferrieres J, Bamia C, de Gaetano G, Kiefte-De Jong JC, Franco OH, Sluijs I, Spijkerman AM, Sans S, Eriksson S, Kromhout D, Trichopoulou A, Wilsgaard T, Brenner H, Kuulasmaa K, Laatikainen T, Söderberg S, Iacoviello L, Boffetta P, Kee F, Feskens EJ. Alcoholic beverage preference and diabetes incidence across Europe: the Consortium on Health and Ageing Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES) project. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2017.4. [Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 28225055


Stang A. Wenig gelungene Visualisierung von Statistiken. Dtsch Aerztebl 2017 Oct 13;114(41):689. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2017.0689b (letter); PMID: 2908260


Stang A, Bärninghausen T. Medizinischer Fortschritt und Public Health. Ergebnisse der AG 4 des Zukunftforums Public Health, Berlin 2016. Gesundheitswesen 2017; 2017 Nov;79(11):913-915. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-118531. Epub 2017 Oct 25; PMID: 2906989


Stang A, Deckert M, Poole C, Rothman KJ. Statistical inference in abstracts of major medical and epidemiology journals 1975-2014: a systematic Review. Eur J Epidemiol. 2017 Jan;32(1):21-29. doi: 10.1007/s10654-016-0211-1.  Epub 2016 Nov 17; PMID: 27858205 


Trocchi P, Girndt M, Scheidt-Nave C, Markau S, Stang A. Impact of the estimation equation for GFR on population-based prevalence estimates of kidney dysfunction. BMC Nephrology 2017;18:341


Trocchi P, Holzhausen HJ, Löning T, Böcker W, Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Thomssen C, Kluttig A, Stang A. Intraobserver Agreement on Histopathologic Evaluations of Core Breast Biopsies. Breast J. 2017 Mar;23(2):215-219. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12708. Epub 2016 Nov 20; PMID: 27868315


Walendy V, Stang A. Clinical management of unruptured intracranial aneurysm in Germany: a nationwide observational study over a 5-year period (2005-2009). BMJ Open. 2017 Jan 17;7(1):e012294. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012294; PMID: 28096250






Dragano N, Gerhardus A, Kurth BM, Kurth T, Razum O, Stang A, Teichert U, Wieler LH, Wildner M, Zeeb H. Public Health: Setting Goals, Establishing Structures and Improving Health for All. Gesundheitswesen 2016 Nov;78(11):686-688. German; PMID: 27756087


Führer A, Eichner F, Stang A. Morbidity of asylum seekers in a medium-sized German city. Eur J Epidemiol 2016 Jul;31(7):703-6. doi: 10.1007/s10654-016-0148-4. Epub 2016 Apr 11; PMID: 27068422


Girndt M, Trocchi P, Scheidt-Nave C, Markau S, Stang A. The prevalence of renal failure. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2016;113:85-91; PMID: 26931624


Kowall B, Lehnich AT, Erbel R, Moebus S, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Associations between sleep characteristics and weight gain in an older population: Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Nutrition & Diabetes 2016 Aug 15;6(8):e225. doi: 10.1038/nutd.2016.32; PMID: 27525820


Kowall B, Lehnich AT, Jankovic N, Moebus S, Strucksberg KH, Führer D, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Associations between sleep disturbances, nocturnal sleep duration, daytime napping, and incident prediabetes and type 2 diabetes: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Sleep Med 2016;21:35-41; PMID: 27448469 


Kowall B, Stang A. Stolpersteine in der Interpretation des populationsattributablen Risikos. [Some caveats in the interpretation of population attributable risks]. Gesundheitswesen 2016 May 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-104584 [epub ahead]; PMID: 27144709


Kuhnt T, Stang A, Wienke A, Vordermark D, Schweyen R, Hey J. Potential risk factors for jaw osteoradionecrosis after radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Radiat Oncol 2016;11:101. doi: 10.1186/s13014-016-0679-6; PMID: 27473433


Lacruz ME, Schmidt-Pokryzwniak A, Dragano N, Moebus S, Deutrich SE, Möhlenkamp S, Schmermund A, Kaelsch H, Erbel R, Stang A. Depressive symptoms, life satisfaction and prevalence of sleep disturbances in the general population of Germany: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. BMJ Open 2016;6:e007919; PMID: 26729376


Lehmann N, Erbel R, Mahabadi AA, Kälsch H, Möhlenkamp S, Moebus S, Stang A, Roggenbuck U, Strucksberg KH, Führer-Sakel D, Dragano N, Budde T, Seibel R, Grönemeyer D, Jöckel KH. Accelerated progression of coronary artery calcification in hypertension but also prehypertension – results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study. J Hypertension 2016 Nov;34(11):2233-42. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001080; PMID: 27512973 


Lehnich AT, Kowall B, Kuß O, Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Weinreich G, Dragano N, Moebus S, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Do patients with intake of drugs labelled as sleep disturbing really sleep worse? A population based assessment from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13015. (epub); PMID: 27279554


Sluik D, Jankovic N, O'Doherty MG, Geelen A, Schöttker B, Rolandsson O, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Ferrieres J, Bamia C, Fransen HP, Boer JM, Eriksson S, Martínez B, Huerta JM, Kromhout D, de Groot LC, Franco OH, Trichopoulou A, Boffetta P, Kee F, Feskens EJ. Alcoholic Beverage Preference and Dietary Habits in Elderly across Europe: Analyses within the Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES) Project. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 22;11(8):e0161603. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161603. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27548323


Stang A. Kapitel 9. Kardiovaskuläre Risikofaktoren in der Prävention. 28. Deutscher Herzbericht 2016. Hrsg. Deutsche Herzstiftung, Frankfurt, 2016 [ISBN 978-3-9817032-5-2]


Stang A, Kowall B, Schuler M, Jöckel KH. Früherkennung von Lungenkrebs. Low Dose CT Computertomographie-Screening. Onkologe 2016;22:568-577


Stang A, Kowall B, Rusner C, Trabert B, Bray F, Schüz, McGlynn KA, Kuss O. A novel method for identifying settings for well-motivated ecologic studies of cancer. Int J Cancer 2016;138:1887-93; PMID: 26595447


Stang A, Garbe C, Autier P, Jöckel KH. The many unanswered questions related to the German skin cancer screening program. Eur J Cancer 2016;64:83-88; PMID: 27371911


Stang A, Jöckel KH. Does skin cancer screening save lives? A detailed analysis of mortality time trends in Schleswig-Holstein and Germany. Cancer 2016;122:432-437; PMID: 26480048


Trocchi P, Holzhausen HJ, Löning T, Böcker W, Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Thomssen C, Kluttig A, Stang A. Intraobserver Agreement on Histopathologic Evaluations of Core Breast Biopsies. Breast J. 2016 Nov 20. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12708. [Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 27868315


van Lee L, Geelen A, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Witteman JC, Hofman A, Vonk N, Jankovic N, Hooft van Huysduynen EJ, de Vries JH, van 't Veer P, Franco OH, Feskens EJ. Adherence to the Dutch dietary guidelines is inversely associated with 20-year mortality in a large prospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 ;70:262-8; PMID: 26486300






Bohley S, Trocchi P, Robra BP, Mau W, Stang A. The regional myocardial infarction registry of Saxony-Anhalt (RHESA) in Germany – rational and study protocol. BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2015;15:45. doi: 10.1186/s12872-015-0040-2.; PMID: 26054394

Hamra GB, Stang A, Poole C. The researcher and the consultant: from testing to probability statements. Eur J Epidemiol 2015;30:1003-8; PMID: 26108655


Jankovic N, Geelen A, Streppel MT, de Groot LC, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Orfanos P, Bamia C, Trichopoulou A, Boffetta P, Bobak M, Pikhart H, Kee F, O'Doherty MG, Buckland G, Woodside J, Franco OH, Ikram MA, Struijk EA, Pajak A, Malyutina S, Kubinova R, Wennberg M, Park Y, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Kampman E, Feskens EJ. WHO guidelines for a healthy diet and mortality from cardiovascular disease in European and American elderly: the CHANCES project. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct;102(4):745-56. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.095117. Epub 2015 Sep 9.; PMID: 26354545

Karciauskiene J, Valiukeviciene S, Stang A, Gollnick H. Beliefs, perceptions, and treatment modalities of acne among schoolchildren in Lithuania: a cross-sectional study. Int J Dermatol 2015;54:70-78; PMID: 25711205


Kowall B, Stang A, Rathmann W, Kostev K. No reduced risk of overall, colorectal, lung, breast, and prostate cancer with metformin therapy in diabetic patients: database analyses from Germany and the UK. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015;24:865-74.; PMID: 26132313


Kowall B, Holtfreter B, Völzke H, Schipf S, Mundt T, Rathmann W, Kocher T. Pre-diabetes and well-controlled diabetes are not associated with periodontal disease: the SHIP Trend Study. J Clin Periodontol. 2015;42:422-30; PMID: 25808753


Müezzinler A, Mons U, Gellert C, Schöttker B, Jansen E, Kee F, O'Doherty MG, Kuulasmaa K, Freedman ND, Abnet CC, Wolk A, Håkansson N, Orsini N, Wilsgaard T, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, van der Schouw YT, Peeters PH, de Groot LC, Peters A, Orfanos P, Linneberg A, Pisinger C, Tamosiunas A, Baceviciene M, Luksiene D, Bernotiene G, Jousilahti P, Petterson-Kymmer U, Jansson JH, Söderberg S, Eriksson S, Jankovic N, Sánchez MJ, Veronesi G, Sans S, Drygas W, Trichopoulou A, Boffetta P, Brenner H.Smoking and all-cause mortality in older adults - Results from CHANCES Consortium. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Jul 15. pii: S0749-3797(15)00188-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.04.004. Epub 2015 Jul 15.; PMID: 26188685

Rusner C, Stang A, Dieckmann KP. Recommendations regarding computed tomography imaging in follow-up for stage I nonseminoma testicular cancer remain a challenge (letter). J Clin Oncol 2015;33:2323; PMID: 26033807

Saal S, Becker C, Lorenz S, Schubert M, Kuss O, Stang A, Müller T, Kraft A, Behrens J. Effect of a stroke support service in Germany: a randomized trial. Top Stroke Rehabil 2015; Apr 28. Epub 2015 Apr 28; PMID: 25920942


Stang A. Kapitel 9. Kardiovaskuläre Risikofaktoren in der Prävention. 27. Deutscher Herzbericht 2015. Hrsg. Deutsche Herzstiftung, Frankfurt, 2015 [ISBN 978-3-9811926-6-7]


Stang A, Jöckel KH. Does skin cancer screening save lives? A detailed analysis of mortality time trends in Schleswig-Holstein and Germany. Cancer 2015 Oct 19. doi: 10.1002; PMID: 26480048


Stang A, Kowall B, Rusner C, Trabert B, Bray F, Schüz, McGlynn KA, Kuss O. A novel method for identifying settings for well-motivated ecologic studies of cancer. Int J Cancer. 2016 Apr 15;138(8):1887-93. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29931. Epub 2015 Dec 10; PMID: 26595447


Stang A, Schuler M, Kowall B, Darwiche K, Kühl H, Jöckel KH. Lung cancer screening using low dose CT scanning in Germany—extrapolation of results from the National Lung Screening Trial. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2015; 112:637–44. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2015.0637.; PMID: 26429636

Stang A. Daytime napping and health consequences: much epidemiologic work to do (editorial). Sleep Med 2015;16:809-810; PMID: 25772544

Stang A, Bray F, Dieckmann KP, Lortet-Tieulent J, Rusner C. Mortality of testicular cancer in East and West Germany 20 years after reunification: a gap not closed yet. Urol Int 2015;95:160-6; PMID: 25966659

Stang A, Trabert B, Rusner C, Poole C, Almstrup K, Rajpert-De Meyts E, McGlynn KA. A survey of etiologic hypotheses among testicular cancer researchers. Andrology 2015;3:19-26; PMID: 25538016






Dlugaj M, Weinreich G, Weimar C, Stang A, Dragano N, Wessendorf TE, Teschler H, Winkler A, Wege N, Moebus S, Möhlenkamp S, Erbel R, Jöckel KH. Sleep-disordered breathing, sleep quality, and mild cognitive impairment in the general population. J Alzheimers Dis 2014;41:479-497; PMID: 24643134

Dralle H, Stang A, Sekulla C, Rusner C, Lorenz K, Machens A. Surgery for benign goiter in Germany: fewer operations, changed resectional strategy, fewer complications. Chirurg 2014;85:236-245;
PMID: 24595482

Erbel R, Lehmann N, Churzidse S, Rauwolf M, Mahabadi AA, Möhlenkamp S, Moebus S, Bauer M, Kälsch H, Budde T, Montag M, Schmermund A, Stang A, Führer-Sakel D, Weimar C, Roggenbuck U, Dragano N, Jöckel KH. Progression of coronary artery calcification seems to be inevitable, but predictable – results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall (HNR) study. Eur Heart J 2014;35:2960-2071; PMID: 25062951

Frey UH, Moebus S, Möhlenkamp S, Kälsch H, Bauer M, Lehmann N, Nöthen M, Mühleisen TW, Stang A, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Peters J, Siffert W. GNB3 gene 825 TT variant predicts hard coronary events in the population-based Heinz Nixdorf Recall study. Atherosclerosis 2014;237:437-442; PMID: 25463071

Hollatz MF, Stang A. Nationwide shoulder arthroplasty rates and revision burden in Germany: analysis of the national hospitalization data 2005 to 2006. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2014;23:267-274; PMID: 24618200


Jankovic N, Geelen A, Streppel MT, de Groot LC, Orfanos P, van den Hooven EH, Pikhart H, Boffetta P, Trichopoulou A, Bobak M, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Kee F, Franco OH, Park Y, Hallmans G, Tjønneland A, May AM, Pajak A, Malyutina S, Kubinova R, Amiano P, Kampman E, Feskens EJ. Adherence to a Healthy Diet According to the World Health Organization Guidelines and All-Cause Mortality in Elderly Adults From Europe and the United States. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Nov 15;180(10):978-88. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu229. Epub 2014 Oct 15.; PMID: 25028084


Jankovic N, Streppel MT, Kampman E, de Groot LC, Boshuizen HC, Soedamah-Muthu SS, Kromhout D, Feskens EJ. Stability of dietary patterns assessed with reduced rank regression; the Zutphen Elderly Study. Nutr J. 2014 Apr 1;13:30. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-30.; PMID: 24690194

Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Berg MH, Mahabadi AA, Mergen P, Möhlenkamp S, Bauer M, Kara K, Dragano N, Hoffmann B, Moebus S, Schmermund A, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R. Coronary artery calcification outperforms thoracic aortic calcification for the prediction of myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2014;21:1163-1170; PMID: 23467675

Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Mahabadi AA, Bauer M, Kara K, Hüppe P, Moebus S, Möhlenkamp S, Dragano N, Schmermund A, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R. Beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary calcification: does aortic valve calcification improve risk prediction? The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Heart 2014;100:930-937; PMID: 24501258

Kantelhardt EJ, Mathewos A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Jemal A, Vetter M, Knauf E, Reeler A, Bogale S, Thomssen C, Stang A, Gemechu T, Trocchi P, Yonas B. The prevalence of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in Ethopia. BMC Cancer 2014;14:895; PMID: 25433805

Kantelhardt EJ, Moelle U, Begoihn M, Addissie A, Trocchi P, Yonas B, Hezkiel P, Stang A, Thomssen C, Vordermark D, Gemechu T, Gebrehiwot Y, Wondemagegnehu T, Aynalem A, Mathewos A. Cervical cancer in Ethopia: survival of 1,059 patients who received oncologic therapy. Oncologist 2014;19:727-734; PMID: 24951611

Kantelhardt EJ, Zerche P, Mathewos A, Trocchi P, Addissie A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Erusmo T, Reeler A, Yonas B, Tinsae M, Gemechu T, Jemal A, Thomssen C, Stang A, Bogale S. Breast cancer survival in Ethiopia: a cohort study of 1,070 women. Int J Cancer 2014;135:702-709; PMID: 24375396

Karciauskiene J, Valiukevičienė S, Gollnick H, Stang A. The prevalence and risk factors of adolescent acne among schoolchildren in Lithuania: a cross-sectional study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2014;28:733-740; PMID: 23560567

Kontautiene S, Stang A, Gollnick H, Valiukeviciene S. The role of phenotype, body mass index, parental and sun exposure factors in the prevalence of melanocytic nevi among schoolchildren in Lithuania. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2014; doi 10.1111/jdv.12905; PMID: 25492548

Lehmann N, Möhlenkamp S, Mahabadi AA, Schmermund A, Roggenbuck U, Seibel R, Grönemeyer D, Budde T, Dragano N, Stang A, Mann K, Moebus S, Erbel R, Jöckel KH. Effect of smoking and other traditional risk factors on the onset of coronary artery calcification: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Atherosclerosis 2014;232:339-345; PMID: 24468147

Rusner C, Streller B, Stegmaier C, Trocchi P, Kuss O, McGlynn KA, Trabert B, Stang A. Risk of secondary primary cancers after testicular cancer in East and West Germany: a focus on contralateral testicular cancers. Asian J Androl 2014;16:285-289; PMID: 24407180

Rusner C, Wolf K, Bandemer-Greulich U, Engel J, Stegmaier C, Holleczek B, Schubert-Fritschle G, Tillack A, Stang A. Risk of contralateral second primary breast cancer according to hormone receptor status in Germany. Breast Cancer Res 2014;16:452; PMID: 25277819

Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Kalbitz S, Kuss O, Jöckel KH, Bornfeld N, Stang A. Assessment of the effect of iris colour and having children on 5-year risk of death after diagnosis of uveal melanoma: a follow-up study. BMC Ophthalmol 2014;14:42; PMID: 24685257

Stang A. An introduction to causality principles in biomedical research. Gesundheitswesen 2014;76:874-882; PMID: 25525680

Stang A, Büchel C. Renal surgery for kidney cancer in Germany 2005-2006: length of stay, risk of postoperative complications and in-hospital death. BMC Urol 2014;14:74; PMID: 25217295

Stang A
. “Chart-confirmed Guillain-Barre syndrome after 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccination among the Medicare population 2009-2010”. Am J Epidemiol 2014;179:660 (letter); PMID: 24550085

Stang A, Büchel C. A novel approach for estimating the nationwide incidence of renal cancer. Emerg Themes Epidemiol 2014;11:8; PMID: 25057278

Stang A, Hawk H, Knowlton R, Gershman ST, Kuss O. Hysterectomy-corrected incidence rates of cervical and uterine cancers in Massachusetts, 1995 to 2010. Ann Epidemiol 2014;24:849-854; PMID: 25241148


Stang A, Jonas S, Poole C. Case study in major quotation errors: a critical commentary on the Newcastle-Ottawa scale. Eur J Epidemiol 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1007/s10654-018-0443-3; PMID: 30259221

Stang A, Jöckel KH. Avoidance of representativeness in presence of effect modification. Int J Epidemiol 2014;43:630-631 (letter); PMID: 24408970

Stang A, Kluttig A, Moebus S, Völzke H, Berger K, Greiser KH, Stöckl D, Jöckel KH, Meisinger C. Educational level, prevalence of hysterctomy, and age at amenorrhoea: a cross-sectional analysis of 9536 women from six population-based cohort studies in Germany. BMC Womens Health 2014;14:10; PMID: 24433474

Stang A, Rusner C. Re: “Null association between histology of first and second primary malignancies in men with bilateral testicular germ cell tumors”. Am J Epidemiol 2014;179:1036 (letter); PMID: 24647845

Stang A, Stang M. An inter-state comparison of cardiovascular risk factors in Germany: towards an explanation of high ischemic heart disease mortality in Saxony-Anhalt. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2014;111:530-536; PMID: 25145511


Stefler D, Pikhart H, Jankovic N, Kubinova R, Pajak A, Malyutina S, Simonova G, Feskens EJ, Peasey A, Bobak M. Healthy Diet Indicator and mortality in Central and Eastern European populations: prospective evidence from the HAPIEE cohort. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Dec;68(12):1346-52. Epub 2014 Jul 16.; PMID: 25028084

Steinmetz A, Stang A, Kornhuber M, Röllinghoff M, Delank KS, Altenmüller E. From embouchure problems to embouchure dystonia? A survey of self-reported embouchure disorders in 585 professional orchestra brass players. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2014;87:783-792; PMID: 24337629

Walendy V, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Stang A. Treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in Germany: a nationwide analysis of the years 2005-2009. Neuoepidemiology 2014;42:90-97;
PMID: 24334973

Zinkhan M, Berger K, Hense S, Nagel M, Obst A, Koch B, Penzel T, Fietze I, Ahrens W, Young P, Happe S, Kantelhardt JW, Kluttig A, Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Pillmann F, Stang A. Agreement of different methods for assessing sleep characteristics: a comparison of two actigraphs, wrist and hip placement, and self-report with polysomnography. Sleep Med 2014;15:1107-1114; PMID: 25018025