Pascal Bovet

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Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution of blood pressure, body mass index and smoking habits in the urban population of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and associations with socioeconomic status
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 31:240-7. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of high blood pressure in a Swiss city general population: the CoLaus study
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Vascular Medicine eDepartment of Medicine, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:66-72. 2009
  3. pmc Divergent fifteen-year trends in traditional and cardiometabolic risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in the Seychelles
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine and University Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:34. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Association between white-coat effect and blunted dipping of nocturnal blood pressure
    Murielle Bochud
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Hypertens 22:1054-61. 2009
  5. pmc Age and gender differences in the social patterning of cardiovascular risk factors in Switzerland: the CoLaus study
    Silvia Stringhini
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e49443. 2012
  6. pmc Association between substance use and psychosocial characteristics among adolescents of the Seychelles
    Heba Alwan
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 11:85. 2011
  7. pmc Changes of overweight and obesity in the adult Swiss population according to educational level, from 1992 to 2007
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center CHUV and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:87. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of hypertension in populations: are we doing it right?
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 21:509-17. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hypertension in schoolchildren based on repeated measurements and association with overweight
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 25:2209-17. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreasing association between body mass index and blood pressure over time
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epidemiology 18:493-500. 2007

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Distribution of blood pressure, body mass index and smoking habits in the urban population of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and associations with socioeconomic status
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 31:240-7. 2002
    ..To estimate the distribution of blood pressure (BP), body mass index (BMI), smoking habits and their associations with socioeconomic status (SES) in an urban population in early epidemiological transition...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of high blood pressure in a Swiss city general population: the CoLaus study
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Vascular Medicine eDepartment of Medicine, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:66-72. 2009
    ..This study is aimed to assess the prevalence of awareness, treatment and control of high blood pressure (HBP) and associated factors in a Swiss city...
  3. pmc Divergent fifteen-year trends in traditional and cardiometabolic risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in the Seychelles
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine and University Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:34. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Association between white-coat effect and blunted dipping of nocturnal blood pressure
    Murielle Bochud
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Hypertens 22:1054-61. 2009
    ..In this study, we assessed whether the white-coat effect (difference between office and daytime blood pressure (BP)) is associated with nondipping (absence of BP decrease at night)...
  5. pmc Age and gender differences in the social patterning of cardiovascular risk factors in Switzerland: the CoLaus study
    Silvia Stringhini
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e49443. 2012
    ..We examined the social distribution of a comprehensive range of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in a Swiss population and assessed whether socioeconomic differences varied by age and gender...
  6. pmc Association between substance use and psychosocial characteristics among adolescents of the Seychelles
    Heba Alwan
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 11:85. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Changes of overweight and obesity in the adult Swiss population according to educational level, from 1992 to 2007
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center CHUV and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:87. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess trends in body mass index (BMI) and in prevalence of overweight and obesity and their association with educational level in the adult Swiss population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of hypertension in populations: are we doing it right?
    Pascal Bovet
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 21:509-17. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hypertension in schoolchildren based on repeated measurements and association with overweight
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 25:2209-17. 2007
    ..We determined the prevalence of hypertension measured on up to three visits in a Swiss pediatric population and examined the association between hypertension and overweight and selected other factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreasing association between body mass index and blood pressure over time
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epidemiology 18:493-500. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to assess blood pressure (BP) and its relationship with body mass index (BMI) over a 15-year interval in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country in the African region...
  11. ncbi request reprint Difference in blood pressure readings with mercury and automated devices: Impact on hypertension prevalence estimates in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:427-33. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint Perception of cardiovascular risk and comparison with actual cardiovascular risk
    Heba Alwan
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:556-61. 2009
    ..Current guidelines recommend treating patients according to their absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. We examined perception of CVD risk among adults and how it can be compared with actual CVD risk...
  13. doi request reprint Marked association between obesity and glomerular hyperfiltration: a cross-sectional study in an African population
    Gregoire Wuerzner
    Department of Medicine, Service of Nephrology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:303-12. 2010
    ..Obesity and African American ethnicity are established independent risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease. No data exist about the association between obesity and renal hemodynamics in the African region...
  14. doi request reprint Relation between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and cardiovascular and renal markers in a middle-income country in the African region
    Isabelle Anne Rossi
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center CHUV, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 156:203-8. 2012
    ..We analyzed the distribution of hs-CRP and the relationship with a broad set of CVRF, renal markers and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), in the Seychelles (African region)...
  15. pmc Gender and socioeconomic disparities in BMI trajectories in the Seychelles: a cohort analysis based on serial population-based surveys
    Isabelle A Rossi
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:912. 2011
    ..In this study, we examined, separately in men and women, whether the association between BMI and SES changed over successive birth cohorts in the Seychelles (Indian Ocean, African region)...
  16. pmc Prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes in the Seychelles and relationship with excess body weight
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 7:163. 2007
    ..We assessed the prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes (DM) in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country in the African region. We also examined the relationship between body mass index, fasting serum insulin and DM...
  17. pmc The PsyCoLaus study: methodology and characteristics of the sample of a population-based survey on psychiatric disorders and their association with genetic and cardiovascular risk factors
    Martin Preisig
    Department of Psychiatry, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:9. 2009
    ..This paper presents the method as well as sociodemographic and somatic characteristics of the sample...
  18. pmc Association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in late adolescence in the Seychelles
    Pascal Bovet
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 12:176. 2012
    ..We compared the associations between several indices of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) in late adolescence in the Seychelles...
  19. pmc Secular trends in height and weight among children and adolescents of the Seychelles, 1956-2006
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:166. 2008
    ..We assessed the secular trends in height and weight in children of the Seychelles, a rapidly developing island state in the Indian Ocean (African region)...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of microalbuminuria in the general population of Seychelles and strong association with diabetes and hypertension independent of renal markers
    Menno T Pruijm
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 26:871-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the prevalence of MAU in the general population of a middle-income country in the African region and relationships between MAU and selected cardiovascular risk factors...
  21. pmc Expectation to improve cardiovascular risk factors control in participants to a health promotion program
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Ligues de la Santé du Canton de Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 23:615-8. 2008
    ..We assessed expectations to improve cardiovascular disease risk factors (CVD-RF) in participants to a health promotion program...
  22. doi request reprint Screening for elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents: a critical appraisal
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JAMA Pediatr 167:266-73. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Gender difference in the response to an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and a diuretic in hypertensive patients of African descent
    Catherine Falconnet
    Division of Hypertension and Vascular Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 22:1213-20. 2004
    ..The efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors in decreasing blood pressure in African patients is controversial...
  24. pmc Clustering of smoking, alcohol drinking and cannabis use in adolescents in a rapidly developing country
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:169. 2006
    ..This study aims at examining the joint prevalence of these behaviors in adolescents in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country in the Indian Ocean...
  25. pmc Low prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the Seychelles population aged 50 to 65 years
    Patrick Yerly
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:17-8. 2013
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  26. pmc Association of lifecourse socioeconomic status with chronic inflammation and type 2 diabetes risk: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Silvia Stringhini
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 10:e1001479. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to test this hypothesis by assessing the extent to which the association between lifecourse socioeconomic status and type 2 diabetes incidence is explained by chronic inflammation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of individuals with optimal or borderline levels of cardiovascular risk factors extends to rapidly developing countries
    Pascal Bovet
    Arch Intern Med 167:2262-3. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for prevention, diagnosis and management of hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in sub-Saharan Africa
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Hypertens 21:1993-2000. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint A two-week workshop to promote cardiovascular disease prevention programs in countries with limited resources
    Pascal Bovet
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ethn Dis 13:S31-4. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint Discordant prevalence of hypertension using two different automated blood pressure measurement devices: a population-based study in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Blood Press Monit 9:59-64. 2004
    ..We compared blood pressure readings obtained with an automated oscillometric arm-cuff device and with an automated oscillometric wrist-cuff device and then assessed the prevalence of defined blood pressure categories...
  31. ncbi request reprint High heritability of ambulatory blood pressure in families of East African descent
    Murielle Bochud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Hypertension 45:445-50. 2005
    ..They also demonstrate that antihypertensive treatment and the number of BP measurements have a major influence on the heritability estimates...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between maternal smoking and low birth weight in Switzerland: the EDEN study
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:525-30. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in a middle-income country and estimated cost of a treatment strategy
    Pascal Bovet
    Ministry of Health and Social Services, Victoria, Seychelles, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:9. 2006
    ..e. following the so-called "high risk strategy"...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking, drinking, and marijuana use between students present or absent on the day of a school-based survey
    Pascal Bovet
    Unit of Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease, Ministry of Health, PO Box 52, Victoria, Seychelles
    J Sch Health 76:133-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence of risk behaviors was higher in absent than present students. Adjusting for data of absent students increased the prevalence estimates in the base population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of CYP3A5 genotypes with blood pressure and renal function in African families
    Murielle Bochud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Hypertens 24:923-9. 2006
    ..We determined whether CYP3A5 polymorphisms are associated with ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) and with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in African families...
  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma aldosterone is independently associated with the metabolic syndrome
    Murielle Bochud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Hypertension 48:239-45. 2006
    ....
  37. pmc Body size and blood pressure: an analysis of Africans and the African diaspora
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Epidemiology 19:38-46. 2008
    ..Blood pressure is directly and causally associated with body mass index (BMI) in populations worldwide. However, the relationship may vary across BMI in populations of African origin...
  38. doi request reprint Nighttime blood pressure and nocturnal dipping are associated with daytime urinary sodium excretion in African subjects
    Lise Bankir
    INSERM Unité 872 and Université Paris V René Descartes, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris, France
    Hypertension 51:891-8. 2008
    ..This observation may help us to understand the pathophysiology and clinical consequences of nighttime BP and to develop therapeutic strategies to normalize the dipping profile in hypertensive patients...
  39. doi request reprint Linking Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) data to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC): the case for the Seychelles
    Bharathi Viswanathan
    Unit for Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease, Ministry of Health and Social Development, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles
    Prev Med 47:S33-7. 2008
    ..Hence, GYTS can be a powerful tool for monitoring the situation of tobacco use in adolescents, for highlighting the need for new policy and programs, and for evaluating the impact of current and future programs...
  40. doi request reprint No further decrease in blood pressure when the interval between readings exceeds one hour
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Blood Press Monit 13:85-9. 2008
    ..We examined if increasing intervals between BP readings on one visit would have an impact on the BP estimates...
  41. pmc Diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with cardiovascular risk factors and carotid/femoral intima-media thickness independently of markers of insulin resistance and adiposity
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:32. 2007
    ..Our aim was to examine whether these associations are mediated by body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (waist) or fasting serum insulin (insulin) in a population in the African region...
  42. doi request reprint The Impact of CAROtid plaque Screening on Smoking (CAROSS) cessation and control of other cardiovascular risk factors: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Switzerland
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:767-73. 2008
    ..Being aware of these test results might also enhance patient motivation to change unhealthy behaviors but the effectiveness of such a screening strategy has been poorly studied...
  43. pmc Does prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption affect blood pressure in childhood?
    Sally W Thurston
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Neurotoxicology 28:924-30. 2007
    ..We examined this relationship in the Seychelles Islands to determine if it was present in a society exposed primarily to MeHg from consuming ocean fish...
  44. doi request reprint Laboratory-based versus non-laboratory-based CVD risk analysis
    Pascal Bovet
    Lancet 371:2081; author reply 2082-3. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint CYP3A5 and ABCB1 genes influence blood pressure and response to treatment, and their effect is modified by salt
    Chin B Eap
    Unite de Biochimie et Psychopharmacologie Clinique, Centre des Neurosciences Psychiatriques, Département de Psychiatrie Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Prilly, Switzerland
    Hypertension 49:1007-14. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Need to clarify when measurements should be made during the day for home blood pressure monitoring
    Pascal Bovet
    J Hypertens 26:154-5. 2008