L A Heinemann

Summary

Affiliation: Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expectations toward a novel male fertility control method and potential user types: results of a multinational survey
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstrasse 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Androl 26:155-62. 2005
  2. pmc International versions of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS)
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:28. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Scale for Quality of Sexual Function (QSF) as an outcome measure for both genders?
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Germany
    J Sex Med 2:82-95. 2005
  4. pmc How to measure "short-term hormonal effects"?
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin ZEG, Invalidenstrasse 115, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2009:459485. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Intercountry assessment of the impact of severe premenstrual disorders on work and daily activities
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Berlin Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research, Germany
    Health Care Women Int 33:109-24. 2012
  6. pmc Quality of life and hormone use: new validation results of MRS scale
    Jürgen Dinger
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:32. 2006
  7. pmc The Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) scale: a methodological review
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:45. 2004
  8. pmc The Aging Males' Symptoms (AMS) scale: review of its methodological characteristics
    Isolde Daig
    Institute Medical Psychology, University Centre for Human and Health Research, Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:77. 2003
  9. pmc Analgesics use and ESRD in younger age: a case-control study
    Fokke J van der Woude
    Nephrology, 5 Med Klinik, Klinikum Heidelberg Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 8:15. 2007
  10. pmc Colon cancer risk and different HRT formulations: a case-control study
    Jürgen C Dinger
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Cancer 7:76. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Expectations toward a novel male fertility control method and potential user types: results of a multinational survey
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstrasse 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Androl 26:155-62. 2005
  2. pmc International versions of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS)
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:28. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the current state of the instrument particularly concerning versions of the scale in different languages...
  3. ncbi request reprint Scale for Quality of Sexual Function (QSF) as an outcome measure for both genders?
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Germany
    J Sex Med 2:82-95. 2005
    ..This paper reports first data regarding the development of a new general "Quality of Sexual Function" (QSF) scale...
  4. pmc How to measure "short-term hormonal effects"?
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin ZEG, Invalidenstrasse 115, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2009:459485. 2009
    ..The scale seems to be appropriate, feasible, interpretable, reliable, and valid for their application as PRO scale...
  5. doi request reprint Intercountry assessment of the impact of severe premenstrual disorders on work and daily activities
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Berlin Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research, Germany
    Health Care Women Int 33:109-24. 2012
    ..Women suffering from moderate-to-severe PMS/PMDD had increased work absenteeism and work productivity impairment due to premenstrual symptoms relative to those with mild PMS/no perceived symptoms...
  6. pmc Quality of life and hormone use: new validation results of MRS scale
    Jürgen Dinger
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:32. 2006
    ..The suspicion however was expressed that the data were too optimistic due to methodological problems of the study. A new study became available to check how founded this suspicion was...
  7. pmc The Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) scale: a methodological review
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:45. 2004
    ..The scale became widespread used (available in 10 languages)...
  8. pmc The Aging Males' Symptoms (AMS) scale: review of its methodological characteristics
    Isolde Daig
    Institute Medical Psychology, University Centre for Human and Health Research, Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:77. 2003
    ..The scale is in widespread use (14 languages)...
  9. pmc Analgesics use and ESRD in younger age: a case-control study
    Fokke J van der Woude
    Nephrology, 5 Med Klinik, Klinikum Heidelberg Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 8:15. 2007
    ..The committee found the evidence as inconclusive and requested a new case-control study of adequate design...
  10. pmc Colon cancer risk and different HRT formulations: a case-control study
    Jürgen C Dinger
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Cancer 7:76. 2007
    ..Most studies have found no increased risk of colon cancer associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), or even a decreased risk. But information about the effects of different HRT preparations is lacking...
  11. doi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives containing gestodene and risk of venous thromboembolism: outlook 10 years after the third-generation "pill scare"
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Berlin Center for Epidemiology and Health Research, Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 81:401-7. 2010
    ..e., those containing desogestrel and gestodene) in the 1990s, which likely contributed to the alleged increased risk of VTE, may have vanished after 10 years...
  12. pmc Case-control study on analgesics and nephropathy (SAN): protocol
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 6:9. 2005
    ..The association between intake of non-phenacetin-containing analgesics and the occurrence of chronic renal failure is still controversially discussed. A new epidemiologic study was planned and conducted in Germany and Austria...
  13. pmc Sensitivity as outcome measure of androgen replacement: the AMS scale
    Lothar A Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:23. 2006
    ..The capacity of the AMS scale as clinical utility and as outcome measure still needs validation...
  14. doi request reprint Explorative evaluation of the impact of severe premenstrual disorders on work absenteeism and productivity
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Berlin Center for Epidemiology and Health Research, Invalidenstr 115, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Womens Health Issues 20:58-65. 2010
    ..To assess the effects of premenstrual disorders on work productivity and absenteeism in the multinational Impact study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aging Males' Symptoms scale: a standardized instrument for the practice
    L A J Heinemann
    ZEG, Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:34-8. 2005
    ..The distribution of complaints of testosterone deficient men before therapy almost returned to normal values after 12 weeks of testosterone treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Range of published estimates of venous thromboembolism incidence in young women
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 75:328-36. 2007
    ..This review was conducted to show the full range of incidence estimates published for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women depending on study design and to suggest a more reliable estimate for women of reproductive age...
  17. pmc The Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) as outcome measure for hormone treatment? A validation study
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, German
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:67. 2004
    ..No methodologically detailed work on the utility of the scale to assess health-related changes after treatment was published before...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Trends of OC use 1980-1999 in a German cohort of women]
    K Heinemann
    ZEG Zentrum für Epidemiologie and Gesundheitsforschung Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Zentralbl Gynakol 124:128-31. 2002
    ..This paper deals with the prevalence of OC use as it was observed during lifetime of a large cohort of German women by calendar year and estrogen content...
  19. ncbi request reprint Case-control studies on venous thromboembolism: bias due to design? A methodological study on venous thromboembolism and steroid hormone use
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 65:207-14. 2002
    ..An evidence-based consensus on methodological standards and definitions in case-control studies on VTE and steroid hormone use is required...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Reliability of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS): Investigation in the German population]
    K Heinemann
    ZEG Zentrum für Epidemiologie and Gesundheitsforschung, Berlin, Germany
    Zentralbl Gynakol 124:161-3. 2002
    ..The MRS can be recommended for the clinical practice as a reliable scale both for the measurement and long-term surveillance of menopausal complaint dynamics...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between extrinsic activated protein C resistance and venous thromboembolism in women
    L A J Heinemann
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 66:297-304. 2002
    ..With all attempts, the risk estimates were close to unity. In conclusion, we were not able to find evidence for any association of extrinsic APCsr with VTE in women who were not using OCs and non-carriers of FVL...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emerging evidence on oral contraceptives and arterial disease
    L A Heinemann
    Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research, Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 62:29S-36S; discussion 37S-38S. 2000
    ..These findings should be taken into account when interpreting the results of studies on the risk of VTE in women taking combined OCs...
  23. pmc The Aging Males' Symptoms (AMS) scale: update and compilation of international versions
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:15. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the current state of the instrument particularly concerning versions of the scale in different languages in the light of the quality of the translation process...
  24. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure and liver cancer in women: results of the Multicentre International Liver Tumour Study (MILTS)
    K Heinemann
    Institute for Occupational, Social Medicine and Epidemiologie, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University, Berlin
    Occup Med (Lond) 50:422-9. 2000
    ..We failed to find important and consistent evidence for a relationship between HCC in women and occupational variables. However, even weak evidence of occupational risk warrants careful consideration in future studies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sweating attacks: key symptom in menopausal transition only for women?
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Urol 44:583-7. 2003
    ..The key symptom of "hot flushes/sweating" is undisputed among women. The objective of this paper is to compare the frequency of episodes of sweating across gender and age groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint [German Cohort Study of Women's Health--benefits of oral contraceptives. Study protocol]
    L A Heinemann
    Zentrum für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsforschung Berlin
    Zentralbl Gynakol 122:112-5. 2000
    ..Until the end of 1999, an additional 70,000 women-years should be included. There have been many suggestions from participants' to include additional issues of women's health into the study...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Frequency and reasons for switching/stopping use of oral contraceptives. Results of the German Cohort Study on Women Health]
    L A Heinemann
    ZEG Zentrum für Epidemiologie and Gesundheitsforschung, Berlin, Germany
    Zentralbl Gynakol 123:568-77. 2001
    ..However, also research on long-term compliance is required and the development of OCs with even less side effects...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and opinions of hormone therapy prior to the Women's Health Initiative: a multinational survey on four continents
    Klaas Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Bayer Schering Pharmaceuticals, Berlin, Germany
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1151-66. 2008
    ..In addition, it investigates women's positive and negative motivations for HT use as well as their acceptance of various forms and routes of administration...
  29. ncbi request reprint The safety of a drospirenone-containing oral contraceptive: final results from the European Active Surveillance Study on oral contraceptives based on 142,475 women-years of observation
    Jürgen C Dinger
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research ZEG, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Contraception 75:344-54. 2007
    ..The study was conducted to compare risks of adverse cardiovascular and other events associated with the use of drospirenone (DRSP)-containing oral contraceptives (OCs) and other OCs...
  30. ncbi request reprint The changing scene--an unnecessary pill crisis
    L A Heinemann
    ZEG Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Germany
    Hum Reprod Update 5:746-55. 1999
    ..These findings should be taken into account when interpreting the results of studies on the risk of VTE in women taking combined OC...
  31. ncbi request reprint Safety of a new oral contraceptive containing drospirenone
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    Center for Epidemiology and Health Research, Berlin, Germany
    Drug Saf 27:1001-18. 2004
    ..Overall, the safety data with EE/DRSP and other OCs indicate that these products have no negative impact on the risk of VTE (and other adverse events) in women who receive OCs for contraception...
  32. ncbi request reprint Benign gynecological tumors: estimated incidence. Results of the German Cohort Study on Women's Health
    Klaas Heinemann
    ZEG Centre for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstrasse 115, Berlin 10115, Germany
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 107:78-80. 2003
    ..To analyze the lifetime incidence of benign gynecological tumors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Experiences with the French Aging Males' Symptoms (AMS) scale
    Eric Myon
    Pierre Fabre SA, Boulogne Billancourt Cedex, France
    Aging Male 8:184-9. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint The Aging Males' Symptoms scale (AMS) as outcome measure for treatment of androgen deficiency
    Claudia Moore
    Medical Affairs Andrology, Jenapharm, Jena, Germany
    Eur Urol 46:80-7. 2004
    ..No clinical study data in which the AMS scale was applied as outcome measure has been reported until today...