Mechtild M T Vennemann
- Modifiable risk factors for SIDS in Germany: results of GeSIDMechtild M T Vennemann
Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
Acta Paediatr 94:655-60. 2005..However, little is known about the prevalence and the importance of well-known risk factors in Germany since a local prevention campaign in 1992...
- Infection, health problems, and health care utilisation, and the risk of sudden infant death syndromeM M T Vennemann
Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
Arch Dis Child 90:520-2. 2005..To examine whether symptoms suggestive of infection, health problems, and health care utilisation are risk factors for SIDS...
- Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) due to an active health monitoring system 20 years prior to the public "Back to Sleep" campaignsM Vennemann
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
Arch Dis Child 91:324-6. 2006..Before reunification, the post-neonatal mortality rate was lower in East Germany than in West Germany. Moreover, the incidence of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) was much lower in the East...
- Are autopsies of help to the parents of SIDS victims? A follow-up on SIDS familiesM M T Vennemann
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munster, Röntgenstrasse 23, 48149 Munster, Germany
Int J Legal Med 120:352-4. 2006..We conclude that the autopsy is helpful to the majority of bereaved parents. Professional help and self-help groups should be offered to the parents even if the majority in our study did not want to use either...
- Sudden infant death syndrome: no increased risk after immunisationM M T Vennemann
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munster, and Children s Hospital, University of Magdeburg, Germany
Vaccine 25:336-40. 2007....
- Do immunisations reduce the risk for SIDS? A meta-analysisM M T Vennemann
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munster, Roentgenstrasse 23, 48129 Munster, Germany
Vaccine 25:4875-9. 2007..There are claims that immunisations cause sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but some studies have found either no association or that they are associated with a reduced risk of SIDS...
- Cytokines and sudden infant deathMechtild M T Vennemann
Institute of Legal Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Röntgenstr 23, 48149, Munster, Germany
Int J Legal Med 126:279-84. 2012..It has been hypothesised that inflammatory reactions could play an important role in the pathway(s) leading to sudden and unexpected death in infancy. On a molecular level, these reactions are regulated by various cytokines...