A Pfahlberg

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Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Ultraviolet exposure in childhood and in adulthood: which life period modifies the risk of melanoma more substantially?]
    A Pfahlberg
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Soz Praventivmed 45:119-24. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Timing of excessive ultraviolet radiation and melanoma: epidemiology does not support the existence of a critical period of high susceptibility to solar ultraviolet radiation- induced melanoma
    A Pfahlberg
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 144:471-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of nevus density in children as a method to detect shifts in melanoma risk in the population
    A Pfahlberg
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Prev Med 38:382-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Monitoring of naevus density--an approximate marker of previous UV exposure--in children at school enrollment as a method to detect shifts in melanoma risk in the population]
    W Uter
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie der Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Gesundheitswesen 64:165-9. 2002
  5. doi request reprint [Contact allergy to topical ophthalmological drugs - epidemiological risk assessment]
    W Uter
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 226:48-53. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Outdoor work and skin cancer incidence: a registry-based study in Bavaria
    M Radespiel-Troger
    Population Based Cancer Registry Bavaria, Registration Office, Erlangen, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:357-63. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis to topical drugs--epidemiological risk assessment
    C A Menezes de Pádua
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:813-21. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Contact allergy to neomycin sulfate: results of a multifactorial analysis
    C A Menezes de Pádua
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:725-33. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The impact of meteorological conditions on patch test results with 12 standard series allergens (fragrances, biocides, topical ingredients)
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 158:734-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Inter-relation between variables determining constitutional UV sensitivity in Caucasian children
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 20:9-13. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Ultraviolet exposure in childhood and in adulthood: which life period modifies the risk of melanoma more substantially?]
    A Pfahlberg
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Soz Praventivmed 45:119-24. 2000
    ..The study does therefore provide no supporting evidence for the presence of "critical period" during childhood in which a higher melanoma risk due to sunburns has been suggested by other studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Timing of excessive ultraviolet radiation and melanoma: epidemiology does not support the existence of a critical period of high susceptibility to solar ultraviolet radiation- induced melanoma
    A Pfahlberg
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 144:471-5. 2001
    ..Objective To compare the increase in melanoma risk due to excessive UV radiation between different periods in life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of nevus density in children as a method to detect shifts in melanoma risk in the population
    A Pfahlberg
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Prev Med 38:382-7. 2004
    ..Secular trends of childhood UV exposure could thus be indirectly monitored by repeated standardized surveys assessing nevus density in children, such as the "childhood monitoring of nevus density (CMONDE-Study)"...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Monitoring of naevus density--an approximate marker of previous UV exposure--in children at school enrollment as a method to detect shifts in melanoma risk in the population]
    W Uter
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie der Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Gesundheitswesen 64:165-9. 2002
    ..Secular trends of childhood UV exposure - e. g., due to intervention programmes - can be monitored by repeated, standardised cross-sectional studies assessing naevus density in children...
  5. doi request reprint [Contact allergy to topical ophthalmological drugs - epidemiological risk assessment]
    W Uter
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 226:48-53. 2009
    ..As yet, the assessment of the CA-eliciting risk has been based on clinical data alone, while a valid epidemiological risk assessment is lacking...
  6. doi request reprint Outdoor work and skin cancer incidence: a registry-based study in Bavaria
    M Radespiel-Troger
    Population Based Cancer Registry Bavaria, Registration Office, Erlangen, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:357-63. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis to topical drugs--epidemiological risk assessment
    C A Menezes de Pádua
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:813-21. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Contact allergy to neomycin sulfate: results of a multifactorial analysis
    C A Menezes de Pádua
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:725-33. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The impact of meteorological conditions on patch test results with 12 standard series allergens (fragrances, biocides, topical ingredients)
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 158:734-9. 2008
    ..Fluctuating irritability of the skin induced by low ambient temperature and humidity may compromise the reproducibility of patch testing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inter-relation between variables determining constitutional UV sensitivity in Caucasian children
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 20:9-13. 2004
    ..We assessed the pattern of association among these factors to construct a summary measure reflecting constitutional UV sensitivity in a simple one-dimensional score with sufficient discriminating power...
  11. doi request reprint A comparison of patterns of sun protection during beach holidays and everyday outdoor activities in a population sample of young German children
    J Li
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 166:803-10. 2012
    ..Little is known about the comparison between these different settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint A multifactorial analysis of concurrent patch-test reactions to nickel, cobalt, and chromate
    J Hegewald
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Allergy 60:372-8. 2005
    ..Previous research indicates that positive patch tests to nickel (II) sulphate, cobalt (II) chloride and potassium dichromate commonly occur together...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for contact allergy to nickel - results of a multifactorial analysis
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 48:33-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our multifactorial analysis was able to quantify the impact of established risk factors and additionally address other, e.g. occupational, factors yet unidentified...
  14. doi request reprint Effectiveness of skin protection measures in prevention of occupational hand eczema: results of a prospective randomized controlled trial over a follow-up period of 1 year
    B Kütting
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 162:362-70. 2010
    ..We recently found a very low adherence to a generally recommended skin protection regimen in a sample of 1355 metalworkers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sunscreen use and melanoma: a case of evidence-based prevention?
    Olaf Gefeller
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 18:153-6; discussion 156. 2002
    ..A preventive effect of sunscreens on melanoma development is still subject of intense discussion. The practical consequences for changes in public health campaigns are neglected in this debate...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between infections and signs and symptoms of 'atopic' hypersensitivity--results of a cross-sectional survey among first-year university students in Germany and Spain
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Allergy 58:580-4. 2003
    ..This study assessed the hypothesis that a decreased exposure to childhood infectious diseases is associated with signs and symptoms of 'atopic' hypersensitivity diseases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Retrospective interactive rigid fusion of (18)F-FDG-PET and CT. Additional diagnostic information in melanoma patients
    W Römer
    Nuklearmedizinische Klinik, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen
    Nuklearmedizin 45:88-95. 2006
    ..For this purpose, routine PET and CT scans of patients with metastases from malignant melanoma were used...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Anatomical accuracy of lesion localization. Retrospective interactive rigid image registration between 18F-FDG-PET and X-ray CT]
    A Nömayr
    Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 44:149-55. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Attenuation correction of SPECT images based on separately performed CT: Effect on the measurement of regional uptake values
    W Römer
    Nuklearmedizinische Klinik, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen
    Nuklearmedizin 44:20-8. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect of this CT-based attenuation correction on indium-111-pentetreotide-SPECT images...
  20. pmc Fcgamma receptor IIa, IIIa, and IIIb polymorphisms in German patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: association with clinical symptoms
    K Manger
    Department of Internal Medicine III and Institute for Clinical Immunology, University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:786-92. 2002
    ..Several studies have identified polymorphisms of receptors for the Fc fragment of IgG (FcgammaR) as genetic factors influencing susceptibility to disease or disease course of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing skin pigmentation in epidemiological studies: the reliability of measurements under different conditions
    W Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Skin Res Technol 19:100-6. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of joint misclassification of exposure and disease on the attributable risk
    C Vogel
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Stat Med 24:1881-96. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Flexible modeling of malignant melanoma survival
    K T Eckel
    Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Waldstr 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 47:47-55. 2008
    ..Both a random forest type algorithm for censored data as well as a model combination of the proportional hazards model with recursive partitioning are investigated...
  24. pmc Definition of risk factors for death, end stage renal disease, and thromboembolic events in a monocentric cohort of 338 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    K Manger
    Department of Internal Medicine III and Institute for Clinical Immunology, University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:1065-70. 2002
    ..6% (five year) in the Erlangen cohort, but it is nearly three times as high as in an age and sex matched control population. Reasons for death are mainly cardiovascular diseases (37%) and infections (29%)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of vaccinations and infectious diseases on the risk of melanoma--evaluation of an EORTC case-control study
    B Krone
    Department of Virology, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 39:2372-8. 2003
    ..In view of the termination of vaccinations with vaccinia in all countries and of BCG in many of them, these findings call for a re-evaluation of vaccination strategies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prior immunisation of patients with malignant melanoma with vaccinia or BCG is associated with better survival. An European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer cohort study on 542 patients
    K F Kölmel
    Department of Dermatology, University of Gottingen, von Siebold Str 3, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 41:118-25. 2005
    ..BCG vaccination seems to have a similar, although weaker, effect. The underlying immune mechanisms involved remain to be determined...
  27. pmc Respiratory symptoms and diseases among workers in the soft tissue producing industry
    T Kraus
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational Medicine, University Hospital, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 59:830-5. 2002
    ..To correlate the prevalence of respiratory tract symptoms and diseases with dust and fibre exposure in the soft tissue industry in Germany...
  28. ncbi request reprint Double-smoothing in kernel hazard rate estimation
    R Weibbach
    Institut für Wirtschafts und Sozialstatistik, Fachbereich Statistik, Universitat Dortmund, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 47:167-73. 2008
    ..The decision about the type of smoothing parameter is critical for performance in practice. In this paper, we study data-adaptive smoothing...
  29. pmc Efficiency of a minicourse in radiation reducing techniques: a pilot initiative to encourage less irradiating cardiological interventional techniques (ELICIT)
    E Kuon
    Heart 91:1221-2. 2005