Idris Guessous

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D and cardiovascular disease
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Population Epidemiology, Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Kidney Blood Press Res 34:404-17. 2011
  2. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is inversely associated with serum MMP-9 in a cross-sectional study of African American ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:24. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: 2006 recommendations
    Idris Guessous
    Lausanne University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:555-61. 2006
  4. pmc Serum calcium levels are associated with novel cardiometabolic risk factors in the population-based CoLaus study
    Idris Guessous
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e18865. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic fracture risk in elderly women: estimation with quantitative heel US and clinical risk factors
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Radiology 248:179-84. 2008
  6. pmc The efficacy of pharmacotherapy for decreasing the expansion rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1895. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening: current situation and perspective
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Prevention, Universtiy Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:304-11. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Fatigue: review and systematic approach to potential causes]
    Idris Guessous
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2725-31. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Preventive medicine in emergency centres: an opportunity of partnership for emergency physicians and primary care physicians]
    I Guessous
    Centre interdisciplinaire des urgences, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1854-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Review on abdominal aortic aneurysm screening]
    Idris Guessous
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:300-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D and cardiovascular disease
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Population Epidemiology, Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Kidney Blood Press Res 34:404-17. 2011
    ..Therefore, the real impact of calcium and vitamin D on cardiovascular outcomes remains to be documented by appropriate experimental data...
  2. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is inversely associated with serum MMP-9 in a cross-sectional study of African American ESRD patients
    Haimanot Wasse
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:24. 2011
    ..We tested whether 25(OH)D concentration is associated with markers of vascular remodeling and inflammation in African American ESRD patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: 2006 recommendations
    Idris Guessous
    Lausanne University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:555-61. 2006
    ..Feasibility studies of AAA screening and pharmacotherapy studies capable of slowing down the expansion rate of small AAAs may both address these concerns...
  4. pmc Serum calcium levels are associated with novel cardiometabolic risk factors in the population-based CoLaus study
    Idris Guessous
    Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e18865. 2011
    ..We analyzed the association of albumin-corrected serum calcium levels with conventional and non-conventional cardio-metabolic risk factors in a general adult population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic fracture risk in elderly women: estimation with quantitative heel US and clinical risk factors
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Radiology 248:179-84. 2008
    ..To derive a prediction rule by using prospectively obtained clinical and bone ultrasonographic (US) data to identify elderly women at risk for osteoporotic fractures...
  6. pmc The efficacy of pharmacotherapy for decreasing the expansion rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1895. 2008
    ..Studies evaluating the efficacy of different pharmacological agents to slow down human AAA-expansion rates have been performed, but they have never been systematically reviewed or summarized...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening: current situation and perspective
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Prevention, Universtiy Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:304-11. 2007
    ..First results are expected for 2007. Until the completion of these studies, wild screening intervention should be avoided...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Fatigue: review and systematic approach to potential causes]
    Idris Guessous
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2725-31. 2006
    ..After investigation, two-thirds of the patients have a somatic or psychiatric diagnosis. This review presents a seven-step approach to the patient who complains of fatigue...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Preventive medicine in emergency centres: an opportunity of partnership for emergency physicians and primary care physicians]
    I Guessous
    Centre interdisciplinaire des urgences, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1854-8. 2006
    ..This article review the currently preventive interventions recommended in emergency departments and discuss the rationale to implement preventive medicine in emergency departments and the limits of this process...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Review on abdominal aortic aneurysm screening]
    Idris Guessous
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:300-5. 2008
    ..However, concerns persist about the effectiveness of AAA screening when applied in the daily practice setting, and the best care of small AAA for which research clinical trials have shown that early, elective surgery does not save lives...
  11. doi request reprint Heritability, determinants and reference values of renal length: a family-based population study
    Menno Pruijm
    Department of Nephrology, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 23:2899-905. 2013
    ..In this population-based study, reference values were generated for renal length, and the heritability and factors associated with kidney length were assessed...
  12. doi request reprint Epidemiology of masked and white-coat hypertension: the family-based SKIPOGH study
    Heba Alwan
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e92522. 2014
    ..We investigated factors associated with masked and white-coat hypertension in a Swiss population-based sample...
  13. pmc Low documentation of chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients in a managed care population: a retrospective cohort study
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:25. 2009
    ..We examined this issue in a Kaiser Permanente Georgia (KPG) CKD cohort...
  14. doi request reprint Physical activity and energy expenditure in rheumatoid arthritis patients and matched controls
    Yves Henchoz
    Service of Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal Department, Lausanne University Hospital, Av Pierre Decker 4, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1500-7. 2012
    ..To compare daily energy expenditure between RA patients and matched controls, and to explore the relationship between daily energy expenditure or sedentariness and disease-related scores...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Cancer screening in clinical practice: the value of shared decision-making]
    Jacques Cornuz
    PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1410-4. 2010
    ..For patients who wish to be implicated in the management of their health conditions, physicians might express difficulty to do so. Use of patient decision aids appears to improve such process of shared decision making...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Primary prevention and screening in adults: update 2006]
    J Cornuz
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:262-73. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Gene-environment interactions of selected pharmacogenes in arterial hypertension
    Murielle Bochud
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 5:677-86. 2012
    ..This review will discuss the respective role of population-based primary prevention and personalized medicine for arterial hypertension, taking a pharmacogenomics' perspective focusing on selected pharmacogenes...
  18. pmc 1999-2009 Trends in prevalence, unawareness, treatment and control of hypertension in Geneva, Switzerland
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Population Epidemiology, Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e39877. 2012
    ..There are no time trends in prevalence, unawareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in Switzerland. The objective of this study was to analyze these trends and to determine the associated factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Are genetic tests useful for cardiovascular prevention?]
    Murielle Bochud
    Unité de prévention communautaire, Institut de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:519-20, 522-4. 2012
    ..It is therefore currently not recommended to conducted genetic testing to guide cardiovascular prevention neither in clinical nor in public health settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening primary-care patients forgoing health care for economic reasons
    Patrick Bodenmann
    Vulnerable Population Unit, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e94006. 2014
    ..Incorporating social conditions into clinical decision-making allows general practitioners to address mismatches between patients' health-care needs and financial resources...
  21. ncbi request reprint Eleven-year physical activity trends in a Swiss urban area
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Population Epidemiology, Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland Community Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Prev Med 59:25-30. 2014
    ..Regular physical activity is a major health determinant. Little is known about physical activity trends. We evaluated whether adult physical activity levels are changing in a Swiss urban state (Geneva)...
  22. doi request reprint Caffeine intake and CYP1A2 variants associated with high caffeine intake protect non-smokers from hypertension
    Idris Guessous
    Community Prevention Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Hum Mol Genet 21:3283-92. 2012
    ..22, -2.91) mmHg]. The associations of CYP1A2 variants with BP were modified by reported caffeine intake. These observational and quasi-experimental results strongly support a causal role of CYP1A2 in BP control via caffeine intake...
  23. pmc Genome-wide association studies in pharmacogenomics: untapped potential for translation
    Idris Guessous
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology, Grace Crum Rollins Building, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Genome Med 1:46. 2009
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  24. pmc Using lifetime risk estimates in personal genomic profiles: estimation of uncertainty
    Quanhe Yang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 85:786-800. 2009
    ..Epidemiologic parameters involved in computation of disease risk have substantial uncertainty, and cumulative uncertainty should be properly recognized. Reliance on point estimates alone could be seriously misleading...
  25. ncbi request reprint [The example of cystic fibrosis to highlight the complexity of genetic screening]
    Murielle Bochud
    Unité de prévention communautaire, IUMSP, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1395-9. 2010
    ..We also present some ethical and economic issues related to cystic fibrosis genetic screening...
  26. pmc Fatigue: a practical approach to diagnosis in primary care
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University Outpatient Clinic, and University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    CMAJ 174:765-7. 2006
  27. doi request reprint Trends in dietary intake in Switzerland, 1999 to 2009
    Daisy Abreu
    1 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne, Bâtiment Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, CH 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 17:479-85. 2014
    ..To assess nutrition trends of the Geneva population for the period 1999-2009...
  28. doi request reprint Analysis and quantification of vitamin D metabolites in serum by ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry and high-resolution mass spectrometry--a method comparison and validation
    Stephen J Bruce
    Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital of Lausanne, CHUV Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Route du Bugnon 46, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 27:200-6. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Health care renunciation for economic reasons in Switzerland
    Hans Wolff
    Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13165. 2011
    ..The aims of the study were to estimate the extent of health care renunciation for economic reasons and to identify associated factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer screening 2010: updated recommendations from the American Cancer Society
    Durado D Brooks
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:423-9. 2010
    ..Patient decision aids are helpful in preparing men to make a decision whether to be tested, and the use of such aids is encouraged...
  31. doi request reprint Invited commentary: genes, environment, and hybrid vigor
    Marta Gwinn
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:703-7. 2009
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  32. pmc A vaccine against nicotine for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2547. 2008
    ..A vaccine against nicotine was tested in a 6-month randomized, double blind phase II smoking cessation study in 341 smokers with a subsequent 6-month follow-up period...
  33. doi request reprint Efficacy of clinical guideline implementation to improve the appropriateness of chest physiotherapy prescription among inpatients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Centre, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Respir Med 102:1257-63. 2008
    ..CP requires equipment and frequently involves the assistance of a respiratory therapist, engendering a significant medical workload and cost...
  34. doi request reprint Intention to analyze in pharmacogenomics studies
    Marta Gwinn
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:740; author reply 740-1. 2008
  35. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening and dialysis: too much or too little
    Idris Guessous
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:830-3. 2008