Arnaud Chiolero

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Absolute height-specific thresholds to identify elevated blood pressure in children
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 31:1170-4. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint No use for waist-for-height ratio in addition to body mass index to identify children with elevated blood pressure
    Arnaud Chiolero
    IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Blood Press 22:17-20. 2013
  5. pmc Prevalence of thinness in children and adolescents in the Seychelles: comparison of two international growth references
    Pascal Bovet
    Section of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Health, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles
    Nutr J 10:65. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure measurement and screening of hypertension in children]
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institut de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:1904-6, 1908-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Self blood pressure measurement: a promising procedure but some issues remain unanswered
    A Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Hypertens 21:697-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarettes smoked daily with obesity in a general adult population
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1311-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Clustering of risk behaviors with cigarette consumption: A population-based survey
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, 17, Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 42:348-53. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between obesity and health conditions may be overestimated if self-reported body mass index is used
    A Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier, Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obes Rev 8:373-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Absolute height-specific thresholds to identify elevated blood pressure in children
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hypertens 31:1170-4. 2013
    ..We propose a simple set of absolute height-specific BP thresholds and evaluate their performance to identify children with elevated BP in two different populations...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. doi request reprint No use for waist-for-height ratio in addition to body mass index to identify children with elevated blood pressure
    Arnaud Chiolero
    IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Blood Press 22:17-20. 2013
    ..The utility of WHtR to identify children with elevated blood pressure (BP) is unclear. Design. Cross-sectional population-based study of schoolchildren...
  5. pmc Prevalence of thinness in children and adolescents in the Seychelles: comparison of two international growth references
    Pascal Bovet
    Section of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Health, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles
    Nutr J 10:65. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the prevalence of thinness using two recently developed growth references, among children and adolescents living in the Seychelles, an economically rapidly developing country in the African region...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure measurement and screening of hypertension in children]
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institut de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:1904-6, 1908-9. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Self blood pressure measurement: a promising procedure but some issues remain unanswered
    A Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Hypertens 21:697-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarettes smoked daily with obesity in a general adult population
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1311-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed the cross-sectional association between obesity and smoking habits, taking into account diet, physical activity, and educational level...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clustering of risk behaviors with cigarette consumption: A population-based survey
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, 17, Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 42:348-53. 2006
    ..This study assessed clustering of multiple risk behaviors (i.e., low leisure-time physical activity, low fruits/vegetables intake, and high alcohol consumption) with level of cigarette consumption...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between obesity and health conditions may be overestimated if self-reported body mass index is used
    A Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier, Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obes Rev 8:373-4. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint [Childhood obesity: definition, consequences, and prevalence]
    A Chiolero
    Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive IUMSP, Groupe cardiovasculaire et transition sanitaire, 1004 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1262-9. 2007
    ..g. diabetes) and it tracks form childhood throughout adulthood. This emphasizes the need for programs and polices aimed at preventing paediatric obesity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Consequences of smoking for body weight, body fat distribution, and insulin resistance
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:801-9. 2008
    ..In the context of the worldwide obesity epidemic and a high prevalence of smoking, the greater risk of (central) obesity and insulin resistance among smokers is a matter of major concern...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Has blood pressure increased in children in response to the obesity epidemic?
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 119:544-53. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Overweight in Swiss children and associations with children's and parents' characteristics
    Aurélie M Lasserre
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2912-9. 2007
    ..The objective was to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children in a canton of Switzerland and the association with various characteristics of the parents and the children...
  17. doi request reprint Discordant secular trends in elevated blood pressure and obesity in children and adolescents in a rapidly developing country
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Circulation 119:558-65. 2009
    ..We analyzed BP and body mass index secular trends between 1998 and 2006 in children and adolescents of the Seychelles, a rapidly developing island state in the African region...
  18. pmc Dose-dependent positive association between cigarette smoking, abdominal obesity and body fat: cross-sectional data from a population-based survey
    Carole Clair
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:23. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, no population-based studies have assessed the relationship between smoking and body fat composition. We assessed the association between cigarette smoking and waist circumference, body fat, and body-mass index...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Obesity in Switzerland: do estimates depend on how body mass index has been assessed?
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:204-10. 2008
    ..This approach may lead to misclassification of obese subjects and misinterpretation of obesity prevalence and trends. In order to explore this potential bias, we compared studies with measured and self-reported data...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation and eligibility for statins in primary prevention comparing different strategies
    David Nanchen
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Hospital Centre, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1089-95. 2009
    ..Following the International Atherosclerosis Society and the Adult Treatment Panel III recommendations might prevent more CHD deaths at the cost of higher numbers needed to treat compared with European Society of Cardiology guidelines...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and prevention of obesity in children and adolescents]
    Pascal Bovet
    Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive IUMSP, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:650-2, 654-6. 2008
    ..To be effective, prevention must include both individual-centered approaches and multisectoral interventions that address the societal roots of the obesity epidemic...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Participation in a population-based physical activity programme as an aid for smoking cessation: a randomised trial
    Raphael Bize
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 19:488-94. 2010
    ..In a randomised controlled trial, we tested whether a population-based moderate-intensity physical activity programme increases quit rates among sedentary smokers receiving nicotine therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease: should we (still) worry about?
    David Faeh
    University Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:745-56. 2006
    ..Until new evidence is available, clinicians should focus on better control of the "classical" risk factors for CVD...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Statin prescription in primary prevention: which cardiovascular risk score should be used in Switzerland?]
    David Nanchen
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:488-90, 492-3. 2010
    ..The consequences and potential benefits of applying these scores in Switzerland are also discussed...
  32. doi request reprint Predictive accuracy of original and recalibrated Framingham risk score in the Swiss population
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, CardioMet, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 133:346-53. 2009
    ..To compare the predictive accuracy of the original and recalibrated Framingham risk function on current morbidity from coronary heart disease (CHD) and mortality data from the Swiss population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of elevated blood pressure and association with overweight in children of a rapidly developing country
    A Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Hypertens 21:120-7. 2007
    ..Further studies should examine the impact of the relationship between BMI and elevated BP on the burden of hypertension in the context of the epidemic of paediatric obesity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Metoprolol prevents sodium retention induced by lower body negative pressure in healthy men
    Gregoire Wuerzner
    Service de Nephrologie, Centre Hospitalier, Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Kidney Int 68:688-94. 2005
    ..As beta-blockers play an important role in the management of CHF patients, the effects of metoprolol on the renal response were examined in healthy subjects during sustained LBNP...
  35. ncbi request reprint Proximal sodium reabsorption: An independent determinant of blood pressure response to salt
    A Chiolero
    Division of Hypertension and Vascular Medicine, CHUV, , Lausanne, Switzerland
    Hypertension 36:631-7. 2000
    ..These results suggest that proximal sodium reabsorption is an independent determinant of the BP response to salt in hypertension...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pre-hypertension and hypertension among adolescents of Switzerland
    Arnaud Chiolero
    J Pediatr 151:e24-5. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Worldwide trends in childhood obesity
    Aurélie M Lasserre
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:157-8. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Marked increase in the prevalence of obesity in children of the Seychelles, a rapidly developing country, between 1998 and 2004
    Pascal Bovet
    Ministry of Health and Social Services, Non Communicable Diseases Section, Victoria, Seychelles
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:120-8. 2006
    ..Such data are important to guide public health policy. We assessed trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children from the Seychelles, a middle-income island state in the Indian Ocean...
  39. ncbi request reprint Repeated self-reported injuries and substance use among young adolescents: the case of Switzerland
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems SIPA, Lausanne
    Soz Praventivmed 47:289-97. 2002
    ..The prevalence of repeated self-reported injuries among adolescents between 12 and 15 years of age and the association with the use of alcohol, drugs, and intense sporting activity are described...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Treatment compliance, key element in the management of arterial hypertension]
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, Rue César Roux 19, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:237-40. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint [Hypertension -- therapeutic observation: the medical impression of telemetry]
    Michel Burnier
    Policlinique Médicale Universitaire et Division d Hypertension et de Médecine Vasculaire, CHUV
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:467-70. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular hazard of selective COX-2 inhibitors: myth or reality?
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Division of Hypertension and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 1:45-52. 2002
    ..Meanwhile, it is crucial to emphasise that neither selective COX-2 inhibitors nor conventional NSAIDs replace aspirin in patients with a high cardiovascular risk...
  43. pmc Arteriolar narrowing as predictor of hypertension: blood pressure and weight gain are better
    Arnaud Chiolero
    BMJ 329:514; author reply 514-5. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note on the use of Mendelian randomization to infer causation in observational epidemiology
    Murielle Bochud
    Int J Epidemiol 37:414-6; author reply 416-7. 2008
  45. doi request reprint Changes in BMI: an important metric for obesity prevention
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Pediatrics 122:683; author reply 684. 2008