R von Kries

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Late pregnancy reversal from excessive gestational weight gain lowers risk of childhood overweight--a cohort study
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1232-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint [Vaccination ethics: report on a workshop at the Ruher-Universität Bochum]
    R von Kries
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie des Kindes und Jugendalters mit dem Schwerpunkt Gesundheitsforschung, Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Munich
    Klin Padiatr 225:50-2. 2013
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. pmc Association between exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields assessed by dosimetry and acute symptoms in children and adolescents: a population based cross-sectional study
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr, 1 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 9:75. 2010
  5. pmc Exposure to mobile telecommunication networks assessed using personal dosimetry and well-being in children and adolescents: the German MobilEe-study
    Silke Thomas
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 7:54. 2008
  6. pmc Asthma in changing environments--chances and challenges of international research collaborations between South America and Europe--study protocol and description of the data acquisition of a case-control-study
    Anja Boneberger
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 10:43. 2010
  7. 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
  8. pmc Vaccination coverage in children can be estimated from health insurance data
    Helen Kalies
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Munich, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:82. 2008
  9. pmc Maternal postnatal depression and child growth: a European cohort study
    Veit Grote
    Dr von Hauner Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 10:14. 2010
  10. pmc The association between use of electronic media and prevalence of headache in adolescents: results from a population-based cross-sectional study
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
    BMC Neurol 10:12. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Late pregnancy reversal from excessive gestational weight gain lowers risk of childhood overweight--a cohort study
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1232-7. 2013
    ..Whether reversal to adequate gestational weight gain (GWG) in the third trimester reverses the risk for childhood overweight associated with excessive GWG is assessed...
  2. doi request reprint [Vaccination ethics: report on a workshop at the Ruher-Universität Bochum]
    R von Kries
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie des Kindes und Jugendalters mit dem Schwerpunkt Gesundheitsforschung, Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Munich
    Klin Padiatr 225:50-2. 2013
    ..Research challenges in vaccination ethics pertain to paternalism, individualism, solidarity and definition of basic health care with respect to vaccine preventable disease...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. pmc Association between exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields assessed by dosimetry and acute symptoms in children and adolescents: a population based cross-sectional study
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr, 1 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 9:75. 2010
    ..The authors investigated this potential association using personal dosimeters...
  5. pmc Exposure to mobile telecommunication networks assessed using personal dosimetry and well-being in children and adolescents: the German MobilEe-study
    Silke Thomas
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 7:54. 2008
    ..Especially children and adolescents are important in the discussion of adverse health effects because of their possibly higher vulnerability to radio frequency electromagnetic fields...
  6. pmc Asthma in changing environments--chances and challenges of international research collaborations between South America and Europe--study protocol and description of the data acquisition of a case-control-study
    Anja Boneberger
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 10:43. 2010
    ..So far, research in this part of the world is limited. This paper presents the methodology and description of the data acquisition of an asthma case-control study conducted in the Central South of Chile...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Vaccination coverage in children can be estimated from health insurance data
    Helen Kalies
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Munich, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:82. 2008
    ..We assessed whether routine data generated by statutory health insurances (SHI) might be used to monitor vaccination coverage in young children...
  9. pmc Maternal postnatal depression and child growth: a European cohort study
    Veit Grote
    Dr von Hauner Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 10:14. 2010
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that maternal postnatal depression may be a risk factor for later child growth faltering or overweight...
  10. pmc The association between use of electronic media and prevalence of headache in adolescents: results from a population-based cross-sectional study
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
    BMC Neurol 10:12. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess associations between frequent use of electronic media and the prevalence of different types of headache in adolescents...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections in Germany: impact of non-type b serotypes in the post-vaccine era
    Helen Kalies
    Department Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:45. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Effects of suboptimal or excessive gestational weight gain on childhood overweight and abdominal adiposity: results from a retrospective cohort study
    R Ensenauer
    Research Center, Dr von Hauner Children s Hospital, Klinikum der Universitat Munchen, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:505-12. 2013
    ..Defining prenatal modifiable risk factors of childhood overweight and obesity has become critical as the need of primary preventive strategies increases...
  15. doi request reprint Risk factors for childhood overweight: shift of the mean body mass index and shift of the upper percentiles: results from a cross-sectional study
    A Beyerlein
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:642-8. 2010
    ..These findings might be attributed to incremental exposure to risk factors particularly affecting overweight children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a risk factor for childhood asthma?
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Munich, Germany
    Allergy 56:318-22. 2001
    ..In adolescents and adults, an association between obesity and asthma was found in females. Does this sex-specific association already exist in young children?..
  17. doi request reprint Different age-specific incidence and remission rates in pre-school and primary school suggest need for targeted obesity prevention in childhood
    R von Kries
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:505-10. 2012
    ..School entry marks a tremendous change in the children's life style, which might well be relevant for the emergence of overweight. Previous studies suggested a dramatic increase in the prevalence of overweight during this age...
  18. doi request reprint Improvement in pregnancy-related outcomes in the offspring of diabetic mothers in Bavaria, Germany, during 1987-2007
    A Beyerlein
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Diabet Med 27:1379-84. 2010
    ..Reducing the risk of adverse outcomes in diabetic pregnancies to the level of risk in non-diabetic pregnancies is a major goal in diabetes care. So far there have not been any data to show whether progress is being made towards this goal...
  19. doi request reprint Increase in prevalence of adiposity between the ages of 7 and 11 years reflects lower remission rates during this period
    R von Kries
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Obes 8:13-20. 2013
    ..e. the proportion of shifts from excess to normal body fat) between the ages of 7 and 11 years as compared with nearly balanced incidence and remission rates of excess body fat between the ages of 3 and 7 years...
  20. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in the offspring: results from a cross-sectional study
    A Beyerlein
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Diabet Med 29:378-84. 2012
    ..Some of these associations, in particular overweight in the offspring, might be confounded by maternal overweight...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gestational weight gain in accordance to the IOM/NRC criteria and the risk for childhood overweight: a meta-analysis
    I Nehring
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Obes 8:218-24. 2013
    ..Gestational weight gain is a modifiable risk factor for childhood overweight...
  22. ncbi request reprint The obesity epidemic in young men is not confined to low social classes--a time series of 18-year-old German men at medical examination for military service with different educational attainment
    A M Toschke
    Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:875-7. 2005
    ..Obesity prevalence is increasing worldwide and obesity is associated with low education. To assess if the overall increase of obesity prevalence is due to increasing obesity prevalence among low educated strata only...
  23. ncbi request reprint Early intrauterine exposure to tobacco-inhaled products and obesity
    A M Toschke
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1068-74. 2003
    ..Women should be encouraged to quit smoking prior to conception...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Obesity among Bavarian children - experiences from school admittance examinations]
    R von Kries
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie im Kindes und Jugendalter, Schwerpunkt Gesundheitsforschung, Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Gesundheitswesen 66:S80-5. 2004
    ..This article reports on the contribution of the Bavarian school entry health examinations to assess the prevalence and trends of childhood obesity in Bavaria and to identify new risk or protective factors for childhood obesity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultrasound screening on the rate of first operative procedures for developmental hip dysplasia in Germany
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Department for Paediatric Epidemiology, Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Lancet 362:1883-7. 2003
    ..A national hip ultrasound-screening programme, undertaken during the first 6 weeks of life, was introduced across Germany in 1996 and was continued for 5 years. We assessed the rate of first operation on the hip during this programme...
  26. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes predicts the risk of childhood overweight and abdominal circumference independent of maternal obesity
    I Nehring
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Germany
    Diabet Med 30:1449-56. 2013
    ..Gestational diabetes mellitus is believed to be a risk factor for childhood overweight/obesity. We aimed to assess whether this association is either a reflection or independent of confounding by maternal BMI...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity and trends in body mass index in German pre-school children, 1982-1997
    H Kalies
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine of Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1211-7. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the entire population of 5- and 6-y-old children entering school in Germany, Bavaria, and to assess time trends over the last 15 y and the impact of ethnicity...
  28. doi request reprint Physical activity and gestational weight gain: a meta-analysis of intervention trials
    I Streuling
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BJOG 118:278-84. 2011
    ..high gestational weight gain (GWG) has been found to be associated with a number of adverse perinatal and long-term outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Excessive infant crying: often not confined to the first 3 months of age
    H Wurmser
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Munich, Heiglhofstr. 63, D-81377, Munich, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 64:1-6. 2001
    ..0% (95% CI 17.9-24.1) and persisted for longer in 39.6% (95% CI 31.5-47.7) of these. Professionals consulting parents on crying problems should take into account its possible persistence for longer periods of time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prediction of excessive gestational weight gain from week-specific cutoff values: a cohort study
    J Knabl
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Perinatol 34:351-6. 2014
    ..To assess the prognostic validity of the Institute of Medicine/National Research Council (IOM/NRC) week-specific cutoff values for inadequate or excessive total gestational weight gain (GWG) by 4-week intervals...
  31. doi request reprint [Risk factors for delayed or missed measles vaccination in young children]
    K Schonberger
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie, Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Heiglhofstr 63, 81377, Munchen
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:1045-51. 2009
    ..Not general opposition, but insufficient parental knowledge about the harmfulness of measles infection seemed to be responsible for the low measles vaccination rates...
  32. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and BMI change in primary school-age children: a cohort study
    O Bayer
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:265-70. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to demonstrate replacement of high-caloric foods/drinks by FVC and changes in body mass index (BMI) z-score associated with FVC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Proportion of invasive pneumococcal infections in German children preventable by pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Pediatrics, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:482-7. 2000
    ..The serotype distribution only partially matched that used in the recent development of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines...
  34. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of blood pressure tracking from childhood to adulthood and implications for the design of intervention trials
    A M Toschke
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 99:24-9. 2010
    ..Blood pressure (BP) is related with cardiovascular disease. BP tracking in childhood and its implication for intervention trials are unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint Foetal growth restriction in children with prothrombotic risk factors
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 86:1012-6. 2001
    ..53 (0.76-3.08) in carriers of one prothrombotic risk factor and 4.01 (1.48-10.84) in subjects carrying multiple or homozygous defects. We identified foetal thrombophilia as an additional cause of low birth weight...
  36. doi request reprint Associations of gestational weight loss with birth-related outcome: a retrospective cohort study
    A Beyerlein
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BJOG 118:55-61. 2011
    ..We aimed to identify the potential beneficial or adverse associations of GWL with pregnancy outcome stratified by maternal body mass index (BMI) category...
  37. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding and childhood obesity--a systematic review
    S Arenz
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1247-56. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between breast-feeding and obesity in childhood...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk for overweight and obesity in 5- and 6-y-old children by duration of sleep--a cross-sectional study
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:710-6. 2002
    ..To assess the relationship between sleep duration and adiposity in 5- and 6-y-old Bavarian children...
  39. doi request reprint Long-term effects of enteral feeding on growth and mental health in adolescents with anorexia nervosa--results of a retrospective German cohort study
    I Nehring
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:171-7. 2014
    ..We aimed to find out whether EF improves growth and AN recovery and prevents psychiatric comorbidities...
  40. pmc Oral mixed micellar vitamin K for prevention of late vitamin K deficiency bleeding
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F109-12. 2003
    ..To determine whether the use of mixed micellar vitamin K improves the efficacy of the 3 x 2 mg oral vitamin K prophylaxis schedule...
  41. pmc Road injuries in school age children: relation to environmental factors amenable to interventions
    R von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Inj Prev 4:103-5. 1998
    ..To assess the impact of potentially modifiable environmental factors on the risk for pedestrian and cyclist injuries among school age children...
  42. doi request reprint Introduction of complementary feeding in 5 European countries
    Sonia Schiess
    Division of Metabolic Diseases and Nutritional Medicine, Dr von Hauner Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munchen, Germany
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:92-8. 2010
    ..Little is known about the practice of introducing complementary feeding across Europe. We aim at describing times of solid introduction in healthy infants in 5 European countries...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Is there an association between the reduced school years in grammar schools and headache and other health complaints in adolescent students?]
    A Milde-Busch
    Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Heiglhofstrasse 63, Munich, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 222:255-60. 2010
    ..Aim of the present study was to investigate whether G8-students are exposed to more stress and report more headaches and other health complaints than G9-students...
  44. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma and continuous exposure to cats since the first year of life with cats allowed in the child's bedroom
    D Oberle
    Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Heiglhofstr 63, Munchen, Germany
    Allergy 58:1033-6. 2003
    ..There are controversial data as to interdependencies of exposure to furred pets in infancy and the prevalence of asthma and hay fever in children. Does the timing, intensity and type of pet exposure matter?..