Pedro Marques Vidal

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Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Portugal: the National Health Surveys 1995-6 and 1998-9
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centro de Nutrição e Metabolismo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Obes Res 13:1141-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased body fat is independently and negatively related with cardiorespiratory fitness levels in children and adolescents with normal weight
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Clinical Trials Unit, University Hospital CHUV, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:649-54. 2010
  3. pmc Estimating the risk of developing type 2 diabetes: a comparison of several risk scores: the Cohorte Lausannoise study
    Rémy Schmid
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 34:1863-8. 2011
  4. pmc Ecologic correlations of selected food groups with disease incidence and mortality in Switzerland
    Harold Besson
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital
    J Epidemiol 23:466-73. 2013
  5. pmc Portuguese migrants in Switzerland: healthcare and health status compared to Portuguese residents
    Luis Alves
    Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal Departamento de Epidemiologia Clínica, Medicina Preditiva e Saúde Pública, Porto, Portugal Unidade de Saúde Familiar St André de Canidelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e77066. 2013
  6. pmc Discordances in the application of different criteria for quantification of paediatric abdominal obesity: an analysis of two Swiss studies
    A M Pinto
    1 Medical Faculty of Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal 2 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Diabetes 3:e67. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive drug treatment changes in the general population: the CoLaus study
    Vanessa Christe
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Bâtiment Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 15:20. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Multivitamins/multiminerals in Switzerland: not as good as it seems
    Nadège Droz
    CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne CH 1010, Switzerland
    Nutr J 13:24. 2014
  9. pmc Effects of particulate matter on inflammatory markers in the general adult population
    Dai Hua Tsai
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:24. 2012
  10. pmc Predictive factors of adrenal insufficiency in patients admitted to acute medical wards: a case control study
    Jean Baptiste Oboni
    Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Unit, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Endocr Disord 13:3. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Portugal: the National Health Surveys 1995-6 and 1998-9
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centro de Nutrição e Metabolismo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Obes Res 13:1141-5. 2005
    ..To assess overweight and obesity trends in the Portuguese population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased body fat is independently and negatively related with cardiorespiratory fitness levels in children and adolescents with normal weight
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Clinical Trials Unit, University Hospital CHUV, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:649-54. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is related with cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), but less is known regarding the combined relationships between BMI and body fat (BF) on CRF...
  3. pmc Estimating the risk of developing type 2 diabetes: a comparison of several risk scores: the Cohorte Lausannoise study
    Rémy Schmid
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 34:1863-8. 2011
    ..To compare in the Swiss population the results of several scores estimating the risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  4. pmc Ecologic correlations of selected food groups with disease incidence and mortality in Switzerland
    Harold Besson
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital
    J Epidemiol 23:466-73. 2013
    ..There is little information regarding the impact of diet on disease incidence and mortality in Switzerland. We assessed ecologic correlations between food availability and disease...
  5. pmc Portuguese migrants in Switzerland: healthcare and health status compared to Portuguese residents
    Luis Alves
    Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal Departamento de Epidemiologia Clínica, Medicina Preditiva e Saúde Pública, Porto, Portugal Unidade de Saúde Familiar St André de Canidelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e77066. 2013
    ..Most migrant studies have compared health characteristics between migrants and nationals of the host country. We aimed at comparing health characteristics of migrants with nationals from their home country...
  6. pmc Discordances in the application of different criteria for quantification of paediatric abdominal obesity: an analysis of two Swiss studies
    A M Pinto
    1 Medical Faculty of Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal 2 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Diabetes 3:e67. 2013
    ..577 and 0.762 (Ballabeina), and 0.583 and 0.818 (KISS). We conclude that current definitions of abdominal obesity in children lead to wide prevalence estimates and should not be used until a standard definition can be proposed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive drug treatment changes in the general population: the CoLaus study
    Vanessa Christe
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Bâtiment Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 15:20. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess those changes and associated factors in a population-based, prospective study...
  8. doi request reprint Multivitamins/multiminerals in Switzerland: not as good as it seems
    Nadège Droz
    CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne CH 1010, Switzerland
    Nutr J 13:24. 2014
    ..We assessed the composition and compliance with regulations [no indication in the label of vitamin/minerals amounting <15% of the acceptable daily intake (ADI)] of MVM available in Switzerland...
  9. pmc Effects of particulate matter on inflammatory markers in the general adult population
    Dai Hua Tsai
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:24. 2012
    ..Although the precise mechanisms underlying this association are still unclear, the induction of systemic inflammation following particle inhalation represents a plausible mechanistic pathway...
  10. pmc Predictive factors of adrenal insufficiency in patients admitted to acute medical wards: a case control study
    Jean Baptiste Oboni
    Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Unit, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Endocr Disord 13:3. 2013
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  11. pmc Trends in hospital discharges, management and in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland between 1998 and 2008
    Charlène Insam
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:270. 2013
    ..Since the late nineties, no study has assessed the trends in management and in-hospital outcome of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Switzerland. Our objective was to fill this gap...
  12. pmc Adipocytokines, hepatic and inflammatory biomarkers and incidence of type 2 diabetes. the CoLaus study
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e51768. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Association between circulating cytokine levels, diabetes and insulin resistance in a population-based sample (CoLaus study)
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 78:232-41. 2013
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  14. pmc Differing trends in the association between obesity and self-reported health in Portugal and Switzerland. Data from national health surveys 1992-2007
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:588. 2012
    ..In this study, we aimed to assess the trends in the associations between obesity and self-rated health in two countries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obese and fit adolescents have lower blood pressure levels than obese and unfit counterparts
    G Marcelino
    Medical Faculty of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:639-46. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effects of physical fitness on the relationships between body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) on blood pressure (BP) levels...
  16. pmc Weight status and gender-related differences in motor skills and in child care - based physical activity in young children
    Antoine Bonvin
    Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Lausanne, Bâtiments administratifs de Vidy, Route de Chavannes 33, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 12:23. 2012
    ..However, there is a lack of data in young children. We tested if differences in motor skills and in physical activity according to weight or gender were already present in 2- to 4-year-old children...
  17. doi request reprint Current genetic data do not improve the prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the CoLaus study
    Rémy Schmid
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1338-41. 2012
    ....
  18. pmc Regional differences in self-reported screening, prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Switzerland
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Route de la Corniche 2, 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:246. 2012
    ..We thus aimed at assessing geographical levels of CVRFs in Switzerland...
  19. doi request reprint Associations between alcohol consumption and selected cytokines in a Swiss population-based sample (CoLaus study)
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 222:245-50. 2012
    ..To assess the associations between alcohol consumption and cytokine levels (interleukin-1beta - IL-1β; interleukin-6 - IL-6 and tumor necrosis factor-α - TNF-α) in a Caucasian population...
  20. doi request reprint The association between inflammatory biomarkers and metabolically healthy obesity depends of the definition used
    P Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:426-35. 2012
    ..To assess the distribution of interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-6, tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-α and C-reactive protein (CRP) according to the different definitions of metabolically healthy obesity (MHO)...
  21. doi request reprint The prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in immigrant groups in Switzerland
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Epalinges, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 57:63-77. 2012
    ..To compare the prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) between immigrant groups and Swiss nationals...
  22. pmc Hyperhomocysteinemia is independently associated with albuminuria in the population-based CoLaus study
    Franziska Marti
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:733. 2011
    ..We also investigated the association of MTHFR polymorphisms related to homocysteine with albuminuria to get further insight into causality...
  23. pmc Trends in self-reported prevalence and management of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes in Swiss adults, 1997-2007
    Daniel Estoppey
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:114. 2011
    ..In this study, we assessed 10-year trends in self-reported prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Switzerland...
  24. pmc Socio-cultural determinants of adiposity and physical activity in preschool children: a cross-sectional study
    Flavia Bürgi
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:733. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare the impact of distinct socio-cultural determinants such as the regional environment and selected parental characteristics on adiposity, PA and motor skills in preschool children...
  25. pmc Influence of a lifestyle intervention in preschool children on physiological and psychological parameters (Ballabeina): study design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Iris Niederer
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 9:94. 2009
    ..In general, the overall effectiveness of school-based programs on health-related outcomes has been disappointing. A special gap exists for younger children and in high risk groups...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Variant within the promoter region of the CHRNA3 gene associated with FTN dependence is not related to self-reported willingness to quit smoking
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:833-9. 2011
    ..Conversely, the association between one of the most significant single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs; rs1051730 within the CHRNA3 gene) with perceived difficulty or willingness to quit smoking among current smokers is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint High expectation in non-evidence-based smoking cessation interventions among smokers--the CoLaus study
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 52:258-61. 2011
    ..To assess the preferred methods to quit smoking among current smokers...
  29. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with difficulty and intention to quit smoking in Switzerland
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:227. 2011
    ..Hence, we aimed to quantify the difficulty and intention to quit smoking among current smokers in Switzerland...
  30. pmc Levels and determinants of inflammatory biomarkers in a Swiss population-based sample (CoLaus study)
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e21002. 2011
    ..to assess the levels and determinants of interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-6, tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-α and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a healthy Caucasian population...
  31. pmc Ten-year trends in overweight and obesity in the adult Portuguese population, 1995 to 2005
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:772. 2011
    ..In this study, we assessed the trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Portuguese population, overall and by educational level...
  32. ncbi request reprint [What CoLaus has brought to public health]
    P Marques-Vidal
    Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive Route de la Corniche 2 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 7:2118, 2120-1. 2011
    ..The CoLaus study also allowed to simulate the effect of different preventive strategies, thus enabling to choose the most (cost) effective ones, an important issue taking into account the current health budget restrictions...
  33. doi request reprint No interaction between alcohol consumption and HDL-related genes on HDL cholesterol levels
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 211:551-7. 2010
    ..To assess the relationships and possible interactions between polymorphisms related to HDL levels and alcohol consumption...
  34. doi request reprint Smoking trends in Switzerland, 1992-2007: a time for optimism?
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Bugnon, Lausanne 171005, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:281-6. 2011
    ..To assess trends in smoking status according to gender, age and educational level in the adult Swiss population...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of vitamin or dietary supplement users in Lausanne, Switzerland: the CoLaus study
    P Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:273-81. 2009
    ..The prevalence and characteristics of VMS and DS users in Lausanne, Switzerland, were thus assessed...
  37. 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)...
  38. doi request reprint Is thinness more prevalent than obesity in Portuguese adolescents?
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, 21 Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 27:531-6. 2008
    ..There is little information regarding the prevalence of thinness in European adolescents. This was assessed in a convenience sample of children and adolescents from the Lisbon area (Portugal)...
  39. doi request reprint Prevalence of normal weight obesity in Switzerland: effect of various definitions
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Nutr 47:251-7. 2008
    ..Normal weight obesity (NWO) is defined as an excessive body fat associated with a normal body mass index (BMI < 25 kg/m(2)), but its prevalence in the general population is unknown...
  40. doi request reprint Predictive accuracy and usefulness of calibration of the ESC SCORE in Switzerland
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:402-8. 2008
    ..Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) at the individual level should rely on the assessment of absolute risk using population-specific risk tables...
  41. pmc Prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity in the Lausanne population
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:330. 2008
    ..Little information exists regarding its prevalence and determinants in Switzerland. Hence, we assessed the levels of obesity as defined by BMI or waist circumference in a Swiss population-based sample...
  42. ncbi request reprint Obesity markers and estimated 10-year fatal cardiovascular risk in Switzerland
    P Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:462-8. 2009
    ..There is an ongoing debate on which obesity marker better predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD). In this study, the relationships between obesity markers and high (>5%) 10-year risk of fatal CVD were assessed...
  43. doi request reprint Normal weight obesity: relationship with lipids, glycaemic status, liver enzymes and inflammation
    P Marques-Vidal
    CardioMet, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:669-75. 2010
    ..Normal weight obesity (NWO) is defined as an excessive body fat associated with a normal body mass index (BMI) and has been associated with early inflammation, but its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors await investigation...
  44. doi request reprint Distribution of plasma levels of adiponectin and leptin in an adult Caucasian population
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, GlaxoSmithKline, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:38-46. 2010
    ..Little is known regarding the distribution and the determinants of leptin and adiponectin levels in the general population...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. pmc The CoLaus study: a population-based study to investigate the epidemiology and genetic determinants of cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome
    Mathieu Firmann
    Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:6. 2008
    ..A secondary aim of the CoLaus study will be to determine new genetic determinants associated with CVRFs...
  48. doi request reprint Smoking offsets the metabolic benefits of parental longevity in women: the CoLaus study
    Jerome Jaunin
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 48:224-31. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether subjects with long-lived parents show lower levels of cardiovascular risk factors, including the metabolic syndrome...
  49. doi request reprint Prevalence, treatment and control of dyslipidaemia in Switzerland: still a long way to go
    Mathieu Firmann
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, University Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:682-7. 2010
    ..There is little information regarding the prevalence and management of dyslipidaemia in Switzerland...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease: a population-based study in Switzerland
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 46:137-44. 2008
    ..To determine the patterns of aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). Aspirin for primary prevention has a more favorable risk/benefit profile among adults with high CHD risk than among low-risk adults...
  51. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and cardiovascular risk in a population with high mean alcohol consumption
    Maryline Foerster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:361-8. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Obesity markers and blood pressure in a sample of Portuguese children and adolescents
    Duarte Rebelo
    Nutrition and Metabolism Unit, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:73-7. 2008
    ..Little information exists regarding the effect of several obesity markers on blood pressure (BP) levels in youth...
  53. pmc Markers of atherosclerosis and inflammation for prediction of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, 1011Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:540-9. 2010
    ..05). Results were similar for "hard" CHD, with higher reclassification rates for AAI. IL-6 and AAI are associated with future CHD events beyond traditional risk factors and modestly improve risk prediction in older adults...
  54. pmc Elevated serum uric acid is associated with high circulating inflammatory cytokines in the population-based Colaus study
    Tanica Lyngdoh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e19901. 2011
    ..We analyzed the association between SUA and circulating levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-1β (IL-1β), tumor necrosis factor- α (TNF-α) and C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies two loci strongly affecting transferrin glycosylation
    Zoltan Kutalik
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, 1005, Switzerland
    Hum Mol Genet 20:3710-7. 2011
    ..8% of the variation in CDT%. These allelic effects are postulated to be caused by variation in availability of glucose-1-phosphate as a precursor of the glycan (PGM1), and variation in transferrin (TF) structure...
  57. doi request reprint Statins for cardiovascular prevention according to different strategies: a cost analysis
    Marcia K Ito
    Institute of Health Economics and Management, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 11:33-44. 2011
    ..However, the cost effectiveness of statin treatment in the primary prevention of CHD has not been fully established...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cancer: disease and nutrition are key determinants of patients' quality of life
    Paula Ravasco
    Centre of Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Avenida Prof Egas Moniz, 1649 028 Lisbon, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 12:246-52. 2004
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Association of statins with inflammatory cytokines: a population-based Colaus study
    Tanica Lyngdoh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Biopôle 1 Route de la Corniche 2, CH 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 219:253-8. 2011
    ..We examined the associations between statin use and C-reactive protein (CRP), tumour necrosis factor α (TNF-α), interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in a healthy Caucasian population...
  60. doi request reprint Eating habits of preschool children with high migrant status in Switzerland according to a new food frequency questionnaire
    Vincent Ebenegger
    Institute of Sports Sciences and Physical Education, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Res 30:104-9. 2010
    ..The FFQ yielded good test-retest reproducibility for most items of the food questions and gave relevant findings about the eating habits of preschool children in areas with a high migrant population...
  61. doi request reprint Foreword
    Simona Giampaoli
    European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation EACPR Section Prevention and Health Policy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S1. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Evolution and cost trends of antihypertensive and hypolipidaemic drug treatment in France
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    INSERM U558, Faculty of Medicine Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 17:175-89. 2003
    ..To assess the trends of the cost of cardiovascular disease prevention in France for period 1986-1997...
  63. ncbi request reprint Obesity and alcohol modulate the effect of apolipoprotein E polymorphism on lipids and insulin
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U558, Department of Epidemiology, 37 Allees Jules Guesde, Toulouse, France
    Obes Res 11:1200-6. 2003
    ..To assess the interaction between apolipoprotein (apo) E polymorphism, alcohol consumption, and BMI on insulin, lipid, and lipoprotein levels in men...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insulin resistance syndrome in southwestern France and its relationship with inflammatory and hemostatic markers
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    INSERM U558, Faculte de Medecine Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Diabetes Care 25:1371-7. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence and relationships of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) with inflammatory and hemostatic markers in a representative sample of the population of Southwestern France aged 35-64 years...
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease: differential effects in France and Northern Ireland. The PRIME study
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    INSERM U558, Faculte de Medecine Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:336-43. 2004
    ..The effects of wine and other alcoholic beverages on coronary heart disease (CHD) have seldom been studied in several countries using a common methodology...
  66. ncbi request reprint Trends and determinants of alcohol consumption in Portugal: results from the national health surveys 1995 to 1996 and 1998 to 1999
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centro de Nutrição e Metabolismo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:89-97. 2005
    ..There is very little information on trends and determinants of alcohol consumption in the Portuguese population, which is usually characterized by high wine consumption...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hypnotic consumption in the Portuguese population: data from the National Health Survey 1998-1999
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centro de Nutrição e Metabolismo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Av Professor Egas Moniz, Lisboa, Portugal
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:63-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence and factors related to hypnotic intake in Portugal...
  68. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of homeopathy users in a representative sample of the Lausanne population: CoLaus study
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:209-11. 2008
  69. ncbi request reprint Trends in food availability in Portugal in 1966-2003: comparison with other Mediterranean countries
    Qiaoqiao Chen
    Unidade de Nutrição e Metabolismo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal
    Eur J Nutr 46:418-27. 2007
    ..Dietary intake has changed considerably in South European countries, but whether those changes were similar between countries is currently unknown...