T Keil

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of food allergy: what's new? A critical appraisal of recent population-based studies
    Thomas Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Luisenstrasse 57, D 10017 Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:259-63. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Homoeopathic versus conventional treatment of children with eczema: a comparative cohort study
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center Berlin, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 16:15-21. 2008
  3. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
  4. pmc Dacron vs. PTFE as bypass materials in peripheral vascular surgery--systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stephanie Roll
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Surg 8:22. 2008
  5. pmc Male circumcision for HIV prevention--a cross-sectional study on awareness among young people and adults in rural Uganda
    Andrea Wilcken
    Traditional and Modern Health Practitioners Together against AIDS THETA, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 10:209. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The natural history of allergic rhinitis in childhood
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:962-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint European birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases: II. Comparison of outcomes and exposures--a GA2LEN initiative
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 61:1104-11. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Dynamic evolution of serum immunoglobulin E to airborne allergens throughout childhood: results from the Multi-Centre Allergy Study birth cohort
    P M Matricardi
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1551-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Low inhibin B levels alone are not a reliable marker of dysfunctional spermatogenesis in childhood cancer survivors
    R Rendtorff
    Department of Paediatric Oncology Haematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Andrologia 44:219-25. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Maternal smoking increases risk of allergic sensitization and wheezing only in children with allergic predisposition: longitudinal analysis from birth to 10 years
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 64:445-51. 2009

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of food allergy: what's new? A critical appraisal of recent population-based studies
    Thomas Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Luisenstrasse 57, D 10017 Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:259-63. 2007
    ..To appraise critically recent unselected population-based studies to establish the "true" prevalence or incidence of subjective and objective food allergy, and of food sensitization...
  2. doi request reprint Homoeopathic versus conventional treatment of children with eczema: a comparative cohort study
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center Berlin, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 16:15-21. 2008
    ..To assess, over a period of 12 months, whether homoeopathic treatment could influence eczema signs/symptoms and quality of life (QoL) compared with conventional treatment...
  3. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Dacron vs. PTFE as bypass materials in peripheral vascular surgery--systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stephanie Roll
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Surg 8:22. 2008
    ..Thus, the aim of this meta-analysis and systematic review was to compare the effectiveness of these two prosthetic bypass materials (Dacron and PTFE)...
  5. pmc Male circumcision for HIV prevention--a cross-sectional study on awareness among young people and adults in rural Uganda
    Andrea Wilcken
    Traditional and Modern Health Practitioners Together against AIDS THETA, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 10:209. 2010
    ..The objective of this survey was to identify factors determining awareness of male circumcision for HIV prevention...
  6. doi request reprint The natural history of allergic rhinitis in childhood
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:962-9. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint European birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases: II. Comparison of outcomes and exposures--a GA2LEN initiative
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 61:1104-11. 2006
    ..The Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA2LEN) is a consortium of 26 leading European research centres committed to establish a European research area of excellence in the field of allergy and asthma...
  8. doi request reprint Dynamic evolution of serum immunoglobulin E to airborne allergens throughout childhood: results from the Multi-Centre Allergy Study birth cohort
    P M Matricardi
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1551-7. 2009
    ..Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma evolve dynamically throughout childhood. Yet, data on the evolution of serum levels of IgE antibodies against airborne allergens throughout the first decade of life are scarce...
  9. doi request reprint Low inhibin B levels alone are not a reliable marker of dysfunctional spermatogenesis in childhood cancer survivors
    R Rendtorff
    Department of Paediatric Oncology Haematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Andrologia 44:219-25. 2012
    ..Both parameters should therefore be evaluated in paediatric cancer follow-up programmes to allow better identification of treatment regimens that cause persistent azoospermia in male childhood cancer survivors...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal smoking increases risk of allergic sensitization and wheezing only in children with allergic predisposition: longitudinal analysis from birth to 10 years
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 64:445-51. 2009
    ..To examine the interaction of passive smoking and an allergic predisposition regarding allergic sensitization, allergic airway symptoms and respiratory infections during the first 10 years of life...
  11. doi request reprint Skin prick test and specific serum IgE in the diagnostic evaluation of suspected cow's milk and hen's egg allergy in children: does one replace the other?
    A Mehl
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:1266-72. 2012
    ..Often only one of the methods is used to determine sensitization; however, it is still under debate whether these two methods can be used interchangeably...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends of total and allergen-specific IgE throughout childhood
    P M Matricardi
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medical Center, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 64:1093-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to describe and compare the longitudinal trends of serum levels of S-IgE and T-IgE during childhood...
  13. doi request reprint The EuroPrevall birth cohort study on food allergy: baseline characteristics of 12,000 newborns and their families from nine European countries
    D McBride
    Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:230-9. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Primary versus secondary immunoglobulin E sensitization to soy and wheat in the Multi-Centre Allergy Study cohort
    P M Matricardi
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charité University Medical Centre, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:493-500. 2008
    ..The age-specific relevance of these categories of sensitization throughout childhood is unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Educational level of childhood brain tumor survivors: results from a German survey
    C Pfitzer
    Paediatric Oncology Haematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 225:138-44. 2013
    ..Among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors in Germany, we assessed their educational level and examined potentially influencing factors...
  16. doi request reprint Fertility after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in childhood and adolescence
    A Borgmann-Staudt
    Department of Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Bone Marrow Transplant 47:271-6. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Impact of cranial irradiation and brain tumor location on fertility: a survey
    E Koustenis
    Paediatric Oncology Haematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 225:320-4. 2013
    ..Future studies need to be conducted to confirm these results. Increased knowledge of treatment related side effects might help brain tumor patients to improve their family planning if necessary by gonadotropine replacement. ..
  18. doi request reprint The multinational birth cohort of EuroPrevall: background, aims and methods
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 65:482-90. 2010
    ..This protocol describes the specific aims and diagnostic protocol of a birth cohort study examining prevalence patterns and influential factors of confirmed food allergies in European children from different regions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children in a country with a low incidence of tuberculosis
    A K Detjen
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 45:322-8. 2007
    ..We assessed the diagnostic accuracy of IGRAs for TB in children in an area with a low incidence of TB...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hormone and Sperm Analyses after Chemo- and Radiotherapy in Childhood and Adolescence
    R Rendtorff
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Paediatric Oncology Haematology, Berlin, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 222:145-9. 2010
    ..In 2008/2009 we undertook a study entitled "Hormone and Sperm Analyses after Chemo- and Radiotherapy in Childhood and Adolescence"...
  21. doi request reprint Wheezing in childhood: incidence, longitudinal patterns and factors predicting persistence
    P M Matricardi
    Dept of Paediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charité University Medical Centre, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Respir J 32:585-92. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the relevance of an early expression of atopy as a predictor of wheezing at age 13 yrs declines with increasing age of wheezing onset...
  22. ncbi request reprint Medical students' attitudes towards science and involvement in research activities: a comparative study with students from a reformed and a traditional curriculum
    Susanne Pruskil
    Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Med Teach 31:e254-9. 2009
    ..Little is known about medical students' attitudes towards science and scientific methodology. We aimed to evaluate these attitudes and students' involvement in research activities...
  23. doi request reprint Environmental noise and asthma in children: sex-specific differences
    Angelina Bockelbrink
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    J Asthma 45:770-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare subjectively reported noise annoyance in 12-year-old asthmatic and non-asthmatic children with special regard to sex-specific differences...
  24. pmc A degradation-sensitive anionic trypsinogen (PRSS2) variant protects against chronic pancreatitis
    Heiko Witt
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Charite University Hospital, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Nat Genet 38:668-73. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the G191R variant of PRSS2 mitigates intrapancreatic trypsin activity and thereby protects against chronic pancreatitis...
  25. doi request reprint History of respiratory infections in the first 12 yr among children from a birth cohort
    Christoph Gruber
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:505-12. 2008
    ..Episodes within these reference values per se should not cause unwarranted concern or intervention because of suspected immunodeficiency...
  26. ncbi request reprint MBL2 variants in relation to common childhood infections and atopy-related phenotypes in a large German birth cohort
    Sebastian Müller
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charité Universitäts medizin, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:665-70. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that MBL deficiency does not represent a pre-disposing factor for respiratory infections or atopic disorders in infants and children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noise burden and the risk of myocardial infarction
    Stefan N Willich
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charité University Medical Centre, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:276-82. 2006
    ..Chronic noise exposure is associated with adverse pathophysiological effects and may contribute to the progression of cardiovascular disease. We, therefore, determined the risk of noise for the incidence of myocardial infarction...
  28. ncbi request reprint Outcome and costs of homoeopathic and conventional treatment strategies: a comparative cohort study in patients with chronic disorders
    Claudia Witt
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 13:79-86. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of homoeopathy versus conventional treatment in routine care...
  29. doi request reprint Specific IgE serum concentration is associated with symptom severity in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis
    C Rolinck-Werninghaus
    Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 63:1339-44. 2008
    ..The impact of allergen-specific and total IgE serum levels before and during the pollen season on symptom severity as well as efficacy of treatment with anti-IgE requires further delineation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and sociodemographics of reflux symptoms in Germany--results from a national survey
    M Nocon
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1601-5. 2006
    ..Although gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is a common gastrointestinal disorder, the prevalence rates differ depending on the population studied...
  31. doi request reprint An interaction between filaggrin mutations and early food sensitization improves the prediction of childhood asthma
    Ingo Marenholz
    Max Delbrück Centrum MDC for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:911-6. 2009
    ..Asthma prediction in early infancy is essential for the development of new preventive strategies. Loss-of-function mutations in the filaggrin gene (FLG) were identified as risk factors for eczema and associated asthma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific differences in allergic sensitization to house dust mites: a meta-analysis
    Klaus Goldhahn
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:487-94. 2009
    ..The sex-specific prevalence of allergic sensitization to 1 of the most common allergens worldwide, house dust mite (HDM), has not been examined systematically by age group and species...
  33. ncbi request reprint European birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases: I. Comparison of study designs -- a GALEN initiative
    T Keil
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 61:221-8. 2006
    ..In Europe, several birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases have been initiated over the last two decades...
  34. doi request reprint Effects of latex avoidance on latex sensitization, atopy and allergic diseases in patients with spina bifida
    K Blumchen
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 65:1585-93. 2010
    ..Ten years ago, avoidance measures such as the performance of latex-free operations were implemented in children with spina bifida. Since then, latex sensitization and latex allergy have decreased in this high-risk group...
  35. doi request reprint Having children after surviving cancer in childhood or adolescence - results of a Berlin survey
    S Reinmuth
    Department of Paediatric Oncology Hematology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 220:159-65. 2008
    ..To assess the desire to have children, the actual number of children, and children's health in a survey of 752 adult survivors of paediatric or adolescent cancer in Berlin, Germany...
  36. ncbi request reprint The co-seasonal application of anti-IgE after preseasonal specific immunotherapy decreases ocular and nasal symptom scores and rescue medication use in grass pollen allergic children
    C Rolinck-Werninghaus
    Charite, Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Berlin, Germany
    Allergy 59:973-9. 2004
    ..Specific immunotherapy (SIT) and treatment with anti-immunoglobulin (Ig)E antibody are complementary approaches to treat allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, which may be used for single or combined treatment...
  37. doi request reprint Can the use of HEPA cleaners in homes of asthmatic children and adolescents sensitized to cat and dog allergens decrease bronchial hyperresponsiveness and allergen contents in solid dust?
    Claudia Sulser
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charité Medical Centre, Berlin, Germany
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 148:23-30. 2009
    ..Conflicting data have emerged regarding the potential benefit of air cleaners with respect to a reduction of indoor pet allergens and bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Filaggrin loss-of-function mutations predispose to phenotypes involved in the atopic march
    Ingo Marenholz
    Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:866-71. 2006
    ..Recently, 2 loss-of-function mutations in the gene encoding the epidermal barrier protein filaggrin were reported to be predisposing factors for eczema and concomitant asthma, suggesting a possible role in disease transition...
  39. ncbi request reprint How pre- and postnatal risk factors modify the effect of rapid weight gain in infancy and early childhood on subsequent fat mass development: results from the Multicenter Allergy Study 90
    Nadina Karaolis-Danckert
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1356-64. 2008
    ..It is unclear which exposures may cause or modify the adverse effect of rapid weight gain on fat mass development in term children whose birth weight is appropriate-for-gestational age (AGA)...
  40. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of food allergy: a meta-analysis
    Roberto J Rona
    Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:638-46. 2007
    ..There is uncertainty about the prevalence of food allergy in communities...
  41. doi request reprint The prevalence of plant food allergies: a systematic review
    Laurian Zuidmeer
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Experimental Immunology, Laboratory of Allergy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1210-1218.e4. 2008
    ..There is uncertainty regarding the prevalence of allergies to plant food...