Affiliation: Humboldt University
- Risk factors of gastroesophageal reflux disease: methodology and first epidemiological results of the ProGERD studyM Kulig
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin D 10098, Germany
J Clin Epidemiol 57:580-9. 2004..We describe the design and report the first results of the Progression of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (ProGERD) study, to our knowledge the largest prospective study of GERD patients...
- Quality of life in relation to symptoms in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease-- an analysis based on the ProGERD initiativeM Kulig
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:767-76. 2003..To determine the impact of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on the quality of life, to assess changes in the quality of life during treatment with esomeprazole and to define factors that can predict these changes...
- Comparing methodological quality and consistency of international guidelines for the management of patients with chronic heart failureMichael Kulig
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
Eur J Heart Fail 5:327-35. 2003..The aim was to analyse and to compare the methodological quality of HF GLs as well as to evaluate the consistency of therapeutic recommendations...
- Messages from the German Multicentre Allergy StudyRenate Nickel
Department for Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite, Berlin, Germany
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:7-10. 2002..Furthermore, candidate gene studies of atopic dermatitis and increased total serum IgE levels on chromosomes 5q, 12q and 17q in MAS-children and their parents are outlined...
- Regional trends in cerebrovascular mortality in Germany after unification (1990-1999)Karin Rossnagel
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Cerebrovasc Dis 16:418-22. 2003..Our aim was to analyze trends in mortality from cerebrovascular diseases in the formerly divided western and eastern parts of Germany since the unification...
- The development of childhood asthma: lessons from the German Multicentre Allergy Study (MAS)Susanne Lau
University Children s Hospital, Department of Pneumology and Immunology Berlin, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Paediatr Respir Rev 3:265-72. 2002....
- [Return to work after cardiologic rehabilitation]Jacqueline Müller-Nordhorn
Institut für Sozialmedizin, Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsökonomie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
Soz Praventivmed 48:370-8. 2003..The objectives of the present study were to determine prospectively return to work and its predictors in patients after cardiac rehabilitation...
- History of respiratory infections in the first 12 yr among children from a birth cohortChristoph 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...
- European survey on circadian variation of angina pectoris (ESCVA) in treated patientsStefan N Willich
Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Herz 29:665-72. 2004....
- Regional variation in medication following coronary events in GermanyJacqueline Müller-Nordhorn
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
Int J Cardiol 102:47-53. 2005..Coronary care is inversely related to mortality from ischaemic heart disease. The objective of the present study was, therefore, to compare cardiovascular medication in East and West German patients following cardiac rehabilitation...
- 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 90Nadina 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)...
- Gastro esophageal reflux disease is associated with absence from work: results from a prospective cohort studyAndreas Leodolter
Klinik für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
World J Gastroenterol 11:7148-51. 2005..To study the association of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) with the absence from work and to estimate the extent of loss in gross domestic product due to inability to work...
- Risk factors for erosive esophagitis: a multivariate analysis based on the ProGERD study initiativeJoachim Labenz
Department of Medicine, Jung-Stilling Hospital, Wichernstrasse 40, 57074 Siegen, Germany
Am J Gastroenterol 99:1652-6. 2004..Thus, endoscopy is still required in all GERD patients if valid information on the state of the esophageal mucosa is needed...
- How should a birth cohort study be organised? Experience from the German MAS cohort studyRenate Nickel
University Children s Hospital, Department of Pneumology and Immunology, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Paediatr Respir Rev 3:169-76. 2002....
- CoCanCPG. Coordination of cancer clinical practice in EuropeBeatrice Fervers
Fédération Nationale des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer SOR Centre Léon Bérard, EA 4129 Santé Individu Société, Lyon, France
Tumori 94:154-9. 2008..Through its activities, CoCanCPG will make an important contribution towards better access to evidence-based cancer practices and thus contribute to reducing inequalities and improving care for patients with cancer across Europe...