R von Kries
Affiliation: University of Munich
- Incidence and classification of pediatric diffuse parenchymal lung diseases in GermanyMatthias Griese
Dr von Haunersches Kinderspital, University of Munich, Lindwurmstr 4a, D 80337 Munich, Germany
Orphanet J Rare Dis 4:26. 2009..This is due to the fact that (i) the incidence is low, and (ii) clinical presentation, (iii) disease classification and (iv) specific treatment options are largely unknown...
- Effect of ultrasound screening on the rate of first operative procedures for developmental hip dysplasia in GermanyRudiger 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...
- Oral versus intramuscular phytomenadione: safety and efficacy comparedR von Kries
Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
Drug Saf 21:1-6. 1999..Oral prophylaxis will probably be as safe as the intramuscular prophylaxis if given daily (25 microg) or weekly (1 mg)...
- Proportion of invasive pneumococcal infections in German children preventable by pneumococcal conjugate vaccinesR 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...
- Will the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine have a similar impact on all invasive pneumococcal infections in children in Germany as in the Kaiser Permanente Trial?Rudiger Von Kries
Institute for Social Paediatrics, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 161:S140-3. 2002..Although 14% lower than in the Kaiser Permanente Trial, 71% of potentially preventable cases of invasive pneumococcal infection still predict an excellent effectiveness for the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Germany...
- Prediction of the potential benefit of different pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease in German childrenRudiger Von Kries
Institute for Social Pediatrics, Ludwig Maximillans Universität, Munich, Germany
Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1017-23. 2002..How much invasive pneumococcal disease can potentially be prevented by the 7-valent (or 11-valent) vaccine in Europe?..
- Maternal smoking during pregnancy and childhood obesityRudiger Von Kries
Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Am J Epidemiol 156:954-61. 2002....
- Risk factors for childhood overweight: shift of the mean body mass index and shift of the upper percentiles: results from a cross-sectional studyA 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...
- Different age-specific incidence and remission rates in pre-school and primary school suggest need for targeted obesity prevention in childhoodR 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...
- 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?..
- Early intrauterine exposure to tobacco-inhaled products and obesityA 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...
- Gestational diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in the offspring: results from a cross-sectional studyA 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...
- Excessive infant crying: often not confined to the first 3 months of ageH 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...
- Potential benefits from currently available three pneumococcal vaccines for children--population-based evaluationS 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...
- 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 attainmentA M Toschke
Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany
Int J Obes (Lond) 29:875-7. 2005..6% (95% CI 1.4-1.8) to 3.4% (95%CI 3.2-3.5). CONCLUSION: Prevalence of obesity increased among recruits of all educational levels, suggesting that preventive measures against obesity have to target all educational levels...
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity and trends in body mass index in German pre-school children, 1982-1997H Kalies
Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine of Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1211-7. 2002..Increasing prevalences since 1982 indicate that overweight and obesity in children are of increasing public health importance in Bavaria. The upwards shift of the BMI distribution in non-German children needs further investigation...
- Physical activity and gestational weight gain: a meta-analysis of intervention trialsI 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...
- Oral mixed micellar vitamin K for prevention of late vitamin K deficiency bleedingR von Kries
Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F109-12. 2003..76/100 000 (95% CI 0.36 to 1.39) in children given other preparations. CONCLUSION: Mixed micellar vitamin K did not significantly improve the efficacy of the 3 x 2 mg oral vitamin K prophylaxis schedule...
- Reduced risk for overweight and obesity in 5- and 6-y-old children by duration of sleep--a cross-sectional studyR 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..34-0.78) and 0.46 (95% CI 0.28-0.75) for sleeping 11.5 h. CONCLUSION: The effect of sleep duration on obesity in children reflects a higher body fat composition and appears to be independent of other risk factors for childhood obesity...
- Foetal growth restriction in children with prothrombotic risk factorsR 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...
- Associations of gestational weight loss with birth-related outcome: a retrospective cohort studyA 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...
- Improvement in pregnancy-related outcomes in the offspring of diabetic mothers in Bavaria, Germany, during 1987-2007A 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...
- Postoperative bleeding in paediatric ENT surgery. First results of the German ESPED trialC Bidlingmaier
Pädiatrische Hämostaseologie, Dr von Haunersches Kinderspital, Lindwurmstr 4, 80337 München
Hamostaseologie 30:S108-11. 2010..If bleeding occurs, extensive coagulation testing is mandatory...
- [Infant feeding practice and later obesity risk. Indications for early metabolic programming]B Koletzko
Abt Stoffwechsel und Ernährungsmedizin, Dr von Haunersches Kinderspital, Klinikum der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Lindwurmstr 4, 80337, Munchen, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:666-73. 2010..We conclude that infant feeding practice has a high potential for long-term health effects. The results obtained should stimulate the review of recommendations and policies for infant formula composition...
- [Excessive media comsumption and behavioural problems--a cross-sectional study on pre-school children]A Boneberger
Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin, Abteilung für Epidemiologie im Kindes und Jugendalter, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
Gesundheitswesen 73:280-5. 2011..The aim of this study was to assess the association between excessive media consumption (TV, video games usw) of more than three hours per day and behavioural problems in 5- to 6-year-old children...
- Effects of age on distally and proximally generated drawing movements: a kinematic analysis of school children and adultsR Blank
Department of Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:592-6. 1999....
- Road injuries in school age children: relation to environmental factors amenable to interventionsR 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...
- [Evaluation of a pilot study on measles vaccination in Bavarian preschool children]U Schlipköter
Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Postgradualer Studiengang Offentliche Gesundheit und Epidemiologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
Gesundheitswesen 70:404-7. 2008..The results provided are of limited statistical significance due to the small sample size. Further intervention studies have to be conducted and should even include measures supported by legal regulations...
- Surveillance of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine-associated aseptic meningitis in GermanyU Schlipköter
Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Munich, Germany
Infection 30:351-5. 2002..The study objective was to detect any incidence of aseptic meningitis associated with measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccines that would be considered of public health importance subsequent to the introduction of a new MMR vaccine (Priorix)...
- Meta-analysis of blood pressure tracking from childhood to adulthood and implications for the design of intervention trialsA 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...
- Detection of delayed vaccinations: a new approach to visualize vaccine uptakeB Laubereau
Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Epidemiology, Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, , Germany
Epidemiol Infect 128:185-92. 2002..0 and 24.3 months. These estimates were only possible with the KM method which proved useful to monitor vaccination programmes and will allow the comparison of vaccination uptake in different populations...
- Breast-feeding and childhood obesity--a systematic reviewS 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..Funnel plot regression gave no indication of publication bias. CONCLUSION: Breast-feeding seems to have a small but consistent protective effect against obesity in children...
- Introduction of complementary feeding in 5 European countriesSonia 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...
- [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...
- Childhood asthma and continuous exposure to cats since the first year of life with cats allowed in the child's bedroomD 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?..