Gustav J Dobos

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Affiliation: Kliniken Essen-Mitte
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Yoga for schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Holger Cramer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34a, Essen 45276, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:32. 2013
  2. pmc Predictors of yoga use among internal medicine patients
    Holger Cramer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:172. 2013
  3. pmc Mindfulness-based stress reduction for low back pain. A systematic review
    Holger Cramer
    University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:162. 2012
  4. pmc Yoga for breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Holger Cramer
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:412. 2012
  5. pmc Integrative oncology for breast cancer patients: introduction of an expert-based model
    Gustav J Dobos
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34 a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:539. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The Western model of integrative oncology: the contribution of Chinese medicine
    Gustav J Dobos
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Chin J Integr Med 18:643-51. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Randomized controlled pilot study: pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds in patients with neck and low back pain before and after traditional East Asian "gua sha" therapy
    Romy Lauche
    University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Chin Med 40:905-17. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Elevated human beta-defensin-2 levels indicate an activation of the innate immune system in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:404-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of leech therapy in chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Marcus Backer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Clin J Pain 27:442-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Clinically meaningful differences in pain, disability and quality of life for chronic nonspecific neck pain - a reanalysis of 4 randomized controlled trials of cupping therapy
    Romy Lauche
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 21:342-7. 2013

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Publications26

  1. pmc Yoga for schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Holger Cramer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34a, Essen 45276, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:32. 2013
    ..The aim of this review was to systematically review and meta-analyze the effects of yoga on symptoms of schizophrenia, quality of life, function, and hospitalization in patients with schizophrenia...
  2. pmc Predictors of yoga use among internal medicine patients
    Holger Cramer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:172. 2013
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional analysis was to identify sociodemographic, clinical, and psychological predictors of yoga use among internal medicine patients...
  3. pmc Mindfulness-based stress reduction for low back pain. A systematic review
    Holger Cramer
    University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:162. 2012
    ..While systematic reviews on MBSR for chronic pain have been conducted, there are no reviews for specific pain conditions. Therefore a systematic review of the effectiveness of MBSR in low back pain was performed...
  4. pmc Yoga for breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Holger Cramer
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:412. 2012
    ..The aim of this review was to systematically assess and meta-analyze the evidence for effects of yoga on health-related quality of life and psychological health in breast cancer patients and survivors...
  5. pmc Integrative oncology for breast cancer patients: introduction of an expert-based model
    Gustav J Dobos
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34 a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:539. 2012
    ..Many CAM methods are geared to treat the patient in a holistic manner and thus are also concerned with the patient's psychological and spiritual needs...
  6. doi request reprint The Western model of integrative oncology: the contribution of Chinese medicine
    Gustav J Dobos
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Chin J Integr Med 18:643-51. 2012
    ..This paper focuses on the role of Chinese medicine in Western IO and reviews the scope and limitations of IO in the care of cancer patients today. The future challenges of IO will also be discussed in this paper...
  7. doi request reprint Randomized controlled pilot study: pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds in patients with neck and low back pain before and after traditional East Asian "gua sha" therapy
    Romy Lauche
    University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Chin Med 40:905-17. 2012
    ..No adverse events were reported. These results suggest that Gua Sha may be an effective treatment for patients with chronic neck and low back pain. Further study of Gua Sha is warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Elevated human beta-defensin-2 levels indicate an activation of the innate immune system in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:404-10. 2009
    ..Recent results imply that HBD-2 is expressed in active intestinal inflammation, especially in ulcerative colitis (UC). Our aim was to evaluate fecal measurements of HBD-2 in patients with active UC and IBS, and in healthy controls (HCs)...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of leech therapy in chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Marcus Backer
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Clin J Pain 27:442-7. 2011
    ..Chronic epicondylitis is a prevalent pain syndrome with limited treatment options. In this study, we tested whether leech therapy would be beneficial in the symptomatic treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis...
  10. doi request reprint Clinically meaningful differences in pain, disability and quality of life for chronic nonspecific neck pain - a reanalysis of 4 randomized controlled trials of cupping therapy
    Romy Lauche
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 21:342-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this analysis is the determination of minimal clinically important differences (MCID) and substantial clinical benefits (SCB) in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain after cupping treatment...
  11. pmc The influence of a series of five dry cupping treatments on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain--a randomised controlled pilot study
    Romy Lauche
    Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:63. 2011
    ..Sensory mechanical thresholds and the participants' self-reported outcome measures of pain and quality of life were evaluated...
  12. doi request reprint Pain modulation by meditation and electroacupuncture in experimental submaximum effort tourniquet technique (SETT)
    Kyung Eun Choi
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Explore (NY) 7:239-45. 2011
    ..Although acupuncture and meditation are widely utilized in the clinical treatment of pain, trials to evaluate their efficacy and modes of action under experimental conditions have yielded equivocal results...
  13. doi request reprint Changes of Intestinal Microflora in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis during Fasting or a Mediterranean Diet
    Annalena Abendroth
    Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Department for Internal Medicine V Naturopathy and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 17:307-13. 2010
    ..The mechanisms to affect inflammation and clinical outcome in rheumatoid arthritis are only partly understood. Alterations in intestinal microflora are believed to be associated with disease activity in RA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive lifestyle modification program on quality-of-life in patients with ulcerative colitis: a twelve-month follow-up
    Jost Langhorst
    University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:734-45. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Stress-related peripheral neuroendocrine-immune interactions in women with ulcerative colitis
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1086-96. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint An oncology mind-body medicine day care clinic: concept and case presentation
    Anna Paul
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:503-7. 2013
    ..Cancer diagnosis and treatment are often associated with physical and psychosocial impairments. Many cancer patients request complementary and alternative therapies such as mind-body medicine...
  17. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of meditative movement therapies in fibromyalgia syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 33:193-207. 2013
    ..1%. No serious adverse events were reported. MMT are safe. Yoga had short-term beneficial effects on some key domains of FMS. There is a need for high-quality studies with larger sample sizes to confirm the results...
  18. pmc Effects of phlebotomy-induced reduction of body iron stores on metabolic syndrome: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Khosrow S Houschyar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Med 10:54. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that phlebotomy-induced reduction of body iron stores would alter the clinical presentation of METS, using a randomized trial...
  19. doi request reprint Acupuncture in migraine: investigation of autonomic effects
    Marcus Backer
    Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine V, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Germany
    Clin J Pain 24:106-15. 2008
    ..As acupuncture has been shown to exhibit considerable autonomic effects, we tested whether the clinical effects of acupuncture in migraine prophylaxis are mediated by changes of the autonomic regulation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive markers in the assessment of intestinal inflammation in inflammatory bowel diseases: performance of fecal lactoferrin, calprotectin, and PMN-elastase, CRP, and clinical indices
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:162-9. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Review on shilajit used in traditional Indian medicine
    Eugene Wilson
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34 a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 136:1-9. 2011
    ..Shilajit is aptly referred to as 'rasayana'/'rasayanam' in Ayurveda and Siddha literature which means rejuvenator because it prevents ailment and enhances the quality of life...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantification of DeQi sensation by visual analog scales in healthy humans after immunostimulating acupuncture treatment
    Wei Kou
    Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Chin Med 35:753-65. 2007
    ..In summary, the induction of DeQi in each treatment session is an important factor for the physiological outcomes of repeated acupuncture treatment, and VASs offer objective, an easy and reliable way to assess it...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Gua Sha for migraine in inpatient withdrawal therapy of headache due to medication overuse]
    Myriam E Schwickert
    Abteilung Innere V, Naturheilkunde und Integrative Medizin, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Universität Duisberg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34a, Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 14:297-300. 2007
    ..This case provides first evidence that Gua Sha is effective in the treatment of headaches. Further research and clinical trials are required to corroborate that evidence...
  24. doi request reprint Effectiveness of leech therapy in women with symptomatic arthrosis of the first carpometacarpal joint: a randomized controlled trial
    Andreas Michalsen
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Academic Teaching Hospital, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Pain 137:452-9. 2008
    ..A single course of leech therapy is effective in relieving pain, improving disability and QoL for at least 2 months. The potential of leech therapy for treatment of arthritic pain and underlying mechanisms should be further investigated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patterns of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: perceived stress is a potential indicator for CAM use
    Jost Langhorst
    University of Duisburg Essen, Department of Internal Medicine, Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Am Deimelsberg 34a, D 45276 Essen, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 15:30-7. 2007
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