Willem M. van der Wal, PhD - Publications


Performed microsimulations to estimate the effects of policy on expected closing of primary schools in The Netherlands, as described in official letter kst-31293-361.html 2017 (in Dutch).

Contributed to the Budget for 2014 of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment of The Netherlands.

van der Sluis PC, Verhage RJ, van der Horst S, van der Wal WM, Ruurda JP, van Hillegersberg R. A new clinical scoring system to define pneumonia following esophagectomy for cancer. Dig Surg. 2014;31(2):108-16. doi: 10.1159/000357350. Epub 2014 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 24903566.

Nikolakopoulos S, van der Wal WM, Roes KC. An analytical approach to assess the predictive value of biomarkers in Phase II decision making. J Biopharm Stat. 2013;23(5):1106-23. doi: 10.1080/10543406.2013.814377. PubMed PMID: 23957519.

Bjorkman ST, Ireland Z, Fan X, van der Wal WM, Roes KC, Colditz PB, Peeters-Scholte CM. Short-term dose-response characteristics of 2-iminobiotin immediately postinsult in the neonatal piglet after hypoxia-ischemia. Stroke. 2013 Mar;44(3):809-11. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.677922. Epub 2013 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 23362078.

de Ru MH, van der Tol L, van Vlies N, Bigger BW, Hollak CE, Ijlst L, Kulik W, van Lenthe H, Saif MA, Wagemans T, van der Wal WM, Wanders RJ, Wijburg FA. Plasma and urinary levels of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate derived disaccharides after long-term enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) in MPS I: correlation with the timing of ERT and with total urinary excretion of glycosaminoglycans. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2013 Mar;36(2):247-55. doi: 10.1007/s10545-012-9538-2. Epub 2012 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 22991166.

Beerepoot MA, ter Riet G, Nys S, van der Wal WM, de Borgie CA, de Reijke TM, Prins JM, Koeijers J, Verbon A, Stobberingh E, Geerlings SE. Lactobacilli vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections: a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial in postmenopausal women. Arch Intern Med. 2012 May 14;172(9):704-12. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.777. PubMed PMID: 22782199.

de Ruijter J, Valstar MJ, Narajczyk M, Wegrzyn G, Kulik W, Ijlst L, Wagemans T, van der Wal WM, Wijburg FA. Genistein in Sanfilippo disease: a randomized controlled crossover trial. Ann Neurol. 2012 Jan;71(1):110-20. doi: 10.1002/ana.22643. PubMed PMID: 22275257.

van der Wal WM (2011). Causal modeling in epidemiological practice.

van der Wal WM, Geskus RB. ipw: An R Package for Inverse Probability Weighting. Journal of Statistical Software. September 2011, Volume 43, Issue 13.

Beerepoot MA, ter Riet G, Nys S, van der Wal WM, de Borgie CA, de Reijke TM, Prins JM, Koeijers J, Verbon A, Stobberingh E, Geerlings SE. Cranberries vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections: a randomized double-blind noninferiority trial in premenopausal women. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jul 25;171(14):1270-8. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.306. PubMed PMID: 21788542.

van der Wal WM, Noordzij M, Dekker FW, Boeschoten EW, Krediet RT, Korevaar JC, Geskus RB; Netherlands Cooperative Study on the Adequacy of Dialysis Study Group (NECOSAD). Full loss of residual renal function causes higher mortality in dialysis patients; findings from a marginal structural model. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Sep;26(9):2978-83. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq856. Epub 2011 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 21317411.

Habraken JM, van der Wal WM, Ter Riet G, Weersink EJ, Toben F, Bindels PJ. Health-related quality of life and functional status in end-stage COPD: a longitudinal study. Eur Respir J. 2011 Feb;37(2):280-8. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00149309. Epub 2010 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 20530038.

van der Wal WM, Noordzij M, Dekker FW, Boeschoten EW, Krediet RT, Korevaar JC, Geskus RB. Comparing mortality in renal patients on hemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis using a marginal structural model. Int J Biostat. 2010;6(1):Article 2. PubMed PMID: 21969966.

van der Wal WM, Prins M, Lumbreras B, Geskus RB. A simple G-computation algorithm to quantify the causal effect of a secondary illness on the progression of a chronic disease. Stat Med. 2009 Aug 15;28(18):2325-37. doi: 10.1002/sim.3629. PubMed PMID: 19499549.

Siebeling L, ter Riet G, van der Wal WM, Geskus RB, Zoller M, Muggensturm P, Joleska I, Puhan MA. ICE COLD ERIC--International collaborative effort on chronic obstructive lung disease: exacerbation risk index cohorts--study protocol for an international COPD cohort study. BMC Pulm Med. 2009 May 6;9:15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2466-9-15. PubMed PMID: 19419546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2688483.

van Wonderen KE, van der Mark LB, Mohrs J, Geskus RB, van der Wal WM, van Aalderen WM, Bindels PJ, ter Riet G. Prediction and treatment of asthma in preschool children at risk: study design and baseline data of a prospective cohort study in general practice (ARCADE). BMC Pulm Med. 2009 Apr 15;9:13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2466-9-13. PubMed PMID: 19368704; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2678979.