Simon Rückinger

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for childhood obesity: shift of the entire BMI distribution vs. shift of the upper tail only in a cross sectional study
    Andre M Toschke
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, 7th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston St, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:115. 2008
  2. doi Potential benefits from currently available three pneumococcal vaccines for children--population-based evaluation
    S Rückinger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 223:61-4. 2011
  3. doi Growth in utero and body mass index at age 5 years in children of smoking and non-smoking mothers
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 86:773-7. 2010
  4. ncbi Efficacy of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Germany: An analysis using the indirect cohort method
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Heiglhofstr 63, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Vaccine 28:5012-6. 2010
  5. pmc Effect of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease in preterm born infants
    Simon Rückinger
    Division of Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:12. 2010
  6. pmc Prenatal and postnatal tobacco exposure and behavioral problems in 10-year-old children: results from the GINI-plus prospective birth cohort study
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 118:150-4. 2010
  7. doi Reduction in the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease after general vaccination with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Germany
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Heiglhofstr 63, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Vaccine 27:4136-41. 2009
  8. pmc An illustration of and programs estimating attributable fractions in large scale surveys considering multiple risk factors
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:7. 2009
  9. doi Association of serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae with risk of severe and fatal outcome
    Simon Rückinger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:118-22. 2009
  10. doi Childhood invasive pneumococcal disease in Germany between 1997 and 2003: variability in incidence and serotype distribution in absence of general pneumococcal conjugate vaccination
    Simon Rückinger
    University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Germany
    Vaccine 26:3984-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Risk factors for childhood obesity: shift of the entire BMI distribution vs. shift of the upper tail only in a cross sectional study
    Andre M Toschke
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, 7th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston St, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:115. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of known risk factors for childhood obesity on the BMI distribution...
  2. doi Potential benefits from currently available three pneumococcal vaccines for children--population-based evaluation
    S Rückinger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 223:61-4. 2011
    ..Currently there are 3 pneumococcal vaccines available in Germany. The aim of this study is to evaluate the potential of the three currently available pneumococcal vaccines to reduce the burden of invasive pneumococcal disease in children...
  3. doi Growth in utero and body mass index at age 5 years in children of smoking and non-smoking mothers
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 86:773-7. 2010
    ..High birth weight is associated with overweight later in life, while tobacco exposure in utero is associated with low birth weight, but with later risk of overweight...
  4. ncbi Efficacy of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Germany: An analysis using the indirect cohort method
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Heiglhofstr 63, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Vaccine 28:5012-6. 2010
    ..7-99.5) respectively. Our study adds to evidence of good protection from IPD by reduced vaccination schedules with PCV7, e.g. with two doses as primary series, in a setting where a high proportion of children receives vaccination delayed...
  5. pmc Effect of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease in preterm born infants
    Simon Rückinger
    Division of Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:12. 2010
    ..Data from randomized trials is based on relatively small numbers of preterm born children...
  6. pmc Prenatal and postnatal tobacco exposure and behavioral problems in 10-year-old children: results from the GINI-plus prospective birth cohort study
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 118:150-4. 2010
    ..Prenatal and postnatal tobacco exposure have been reported to be associated with behavioral problems. However, the magnitude of the association with tobacco exposure at specific periods of exposure is unclear...
  7. doi Reduction in the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease after general vaccination with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Germany
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Heiglhofstr 63, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Vaccine 27:4136-41. 2009
    ..These data show a first success of the pneumococcal vaccination program in Germany. Further changes in incidence and serotype distribution of IPD are subject to future surveillance...
  8. pmc An illustration of and programs estimating attributable fractions in large scale surveys considering multiple risk factors
    Simon Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:7. 2009
    ..While logistic regression for adjusted individual estimates of odds ratios (OR) is widely used, similar approaches for AFs are rarely applied...
  9. doi Association of serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae with risk of severe and fatal outcome
    Simon Rückinger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:118-22. 2009
    ..The risk of severe or fatal outcome of disease is associated with host-related factors, such as age or comorbid conditions. Furthermore, there is an ongoing discussion about organism-related factors, such as the pneumococcal serotype...
  10. doi Childhood invasive pneumococcal disease in Germany between 1997 and 2003: variability in incidence and serotype distribution in absence of general pneumococcal conjugate vaccination
    Simon Rückinger
    University of Munich, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Germany
    Vaccine 26:3984-6. 2008
    ..These should be considered when discussing the effect of vaccination programs and related changes in serotype distribution...
  11. doi [Epidemiologic challenges in rare diseases]
    S Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:483-90. 2008
    ..Challenges in risk factor research and related to therapeutic or preventive trials are presented. Examples from epidemiologic practice are given...
  12. doi Determinants of Long-term protection after hepatitis B vaccination in infancy: a meta-analysis
    Katharina Schönberger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:307-13. 2013
    ..Factors potentially influencing waning immunity were assessed...
  13. doi Association between peer relationship problems and childhood overweight/obesity
    Anja Boneberger
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 98:1950-5. 2009
    ..To assess the association between peer relationship problems and childhood overweight and obesity...
  14. doi Is low birth weight in the causal pathway of the association between maternal smoking in pregnancy and higher BMI in the offspring?
    Andreas Beyerlein
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Heiglhofstrasse, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:413-20. 2011
    ..Alternative mechanisms, such as alterations in the noradrenergic system or increased food efficiency, have to be considered...
  15. doi Immunogenicity of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in infants after two or three primary vaccinations: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simon Rückinger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Vaccine 29:9600-6. 2011
    ..These results support the notion that the majority of children are protected by two primary immunisations with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in the first year of life. However, for serotypes 6B and 23F protection may be reduced...
  16. ncbi A simple assessment of physical activity is associated with obesity and motor fitness in pre-school children
    Otmar Bayer
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Heiglhofstrasse 63, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 12:1242-7. 2009
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  17. ncbi Impact of maternal carrier status on immunologic markers for protection after hepatitis B vaccination in infancy: a meta-analysis
    Katharina Schönberger
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Vaccine 30:6314-26. 2012
    ..It is unclear to which extent higher proportions of breakthrough infections contribute to the higher proportions of protective antibody titres in offspring of carrier mothers...
  18. doi Surveillance for rare infectious diseases: is one passive data source enough for Haemophilus influenzae?
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 18:371-5. 2008
    ..The completeness of a compulsory reporting system of systemic Haemophilus influenzae infections in children in Germany is studied by means of cross-linking registry data from three sources and applying capture-recapture methods...
  19. doi General ultrasound screening reduces the rate of first operative procedures for developmental dysplasia of the hip: a case-control study
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Pediatr 160:271-5. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of general ultrasound screening to prevent first operative procedures of the hip...