Johannes Bitzer

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Somatization disorders in obstetrics and gynecology
    J Bitzer
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Schomzenstrasse 46, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:99-107. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial and psychosomatic basic competence of the gynecologist--from intrinsic conviction to a learnable curriculum]
    J Bitzer
    Abteilung für gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Universitats Frauenklinik, Basel, Schweiz
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 41:158-65. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety during pregnancy: a risk factor for obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome? A critical review of the literature
    Judith Alder
    Women s University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:189-209. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic symptoms after childbirth: what should we offer?
    Judith Alder
    Women s Hospital, University Clinic Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 27:107-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual counseling for women in the context of physical diseases: a teaching model for physicians
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 4:29-37. 2007
  6. pmc Women's perceptions and reasons for choosing the pill, patch, or ring in the CHOICE study: a cross-sectional survey of contraceptive method selection after counseling
    Christian Egarter
    Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Womens Health 13:9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Sexual desire and hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women. Introduction and overview. Standard operating procedure (SOP Part 1)
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Women s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:36-49. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A standardized diagnostic interview for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women: standard operating procedure (SOP Part 2)
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Women s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:50-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives in adolescent women
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 27:77-89. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The vaginal ring (NuvaRing®) for contraception in adolescent women
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Gynecological Social Medicine and Psychosomatic, University Women s Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:125-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Somatization disorders in obstetrics and gynecology
    J Bitzer
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Schomzenstrasse 46, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:99-107. 2003
    ..The pathogenetic pathways, comorbidities, specific diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for these different groups are summarized...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial and psychosomatic basic competence of the gynecologist--from intrinsic conviction to a learnable curriculum]
    J Bitzer
    Abteilung für gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Universitats Frauenklinik, Basel, Schweiz
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 41:158-65. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety during pregnancy: a risk factor for obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome? A critical review of the literature
    Judith Alder
    Women s University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:189-209. 2007
    ..Our aim was to critically review studies assessing maternal anxiety and depression during pregnancy and their impact on obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic symptoms after childbirth: what should we offer?
    Judith Alder
    Women s Hospital, University Clinic Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 27:107-12. 2006
    ..This article presents a multilevel counseling approach including postnatal counseling and counseling in a subsequent pregnancy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual counseling for women in the context of physical diseases: a teaching model for physicians
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 4:29-37. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Women's perceptions and reasons for choosing the pill, patch, or ring in the CHOICE study: a cross-sectional survey of contraceptive method selection after counseling
    Christian Egarter
    Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Womens Health 13:9. 2013
    ..In this paper we present the reasons given by the 18,787 participating women for selecting their contraceptive method of choice, as well as their perceptions about the contraceptive pill, patch, and ring after counseling...
  7. doi request reprint Sexual desire and hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women. Introduction and overview. Standard operating procedure (SOP Part 1)
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Women s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:36-49. 2013
    ..As a largely subjective experience, sexual desire may or may not be accompanied by externally observable changes in sexual behavior...
  8. doi request reprint A standardized diagnostic interview for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women: standard operating procedure (SOP Part 2)
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Women s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:50-7. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives in adolescent women
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 27:77-89. 2013
    ..Specialized counseling with a high degree of confidentiality adapted to the knowledge and needs of the individual adolescent is desirable...
  10. doi request reprint The vaginal ring (NuvaRing®) for contraception in adolescent women
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Gynecological Social Medicine and Psychosomatic, University Women s Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:125-9. 2012
    ..The vaginal contraceptive ring seems to respond to most of these needs except for protection against STI. In conclusion, the vaginal ring is for these reasons an important option in the contraceptive care of adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint The CHOICE study: effect of counselling on the selection of combined hormonal contraceptive methods in 11 countries
    Johannes Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 17:65-78. 2012
    ..To encourage healthcare professionals to counsel women seeking combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) about alternative CHCs and to study the influence of counselling on women's selection of CHCs...
  12. pmc Levels of plasma circulating cell free nuclear and mitochondrial DNA as potential biomarkers for breast tumors
    Corina Kohler
    Laboratory for Prenatal Medicine and Gynecologic Oncology, Women s Hospital Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Cancer 8:105. 2009
    ..In this connection, circulating cell-free DNA (ccf DNA) seems to be a promising candidate. Altered levels of ccf nuclear DNA (nDNA) and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) have been found in several cancer types and might have a diagnostic value...
  13. doi request reprint [Female sexual dysfunction]
    Johannes Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel
    Ther Umsch 67:105-16. 2010
    ..Therapy usually includes the combination of pharmacologic intervention (hormones, PDE5) and specific psychotherapeutic techniques (sensate focus, cognitive techniques, couple counselling)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological profile of estrogens in oral contraception
    J Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Minerva Ginecol 63:299-304. 2011
    ..and the clinical profile is described as far it is known from a limited number of studies...
  15. doi request reprint Diabetes and female sexual health
    J Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 5:629-36. 2009
    ..Therapeutic interventions include basic counseling, biomedical treatment of atrophy and lubrication difficulties, as well as treatment of comorbidities and/or sex therapy...
  16. doi request reprint Twenty or thirty microgram ethinyloestradiol in an oral contraceptive: does it make a difference in the mind and the daily practise of gynaecologists and general practitioners?
    J Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Women s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 14:258-67. 2009
    ..We wanted to identify whether Swiss gynaecologists and general practitioners (GPs) have specific criteria on which they base their prescribing habit...
  17. doi request reprint Psychotherapeutic interventions for female sexual dysfunction
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals, Basel 4031, Switzerland
    Maturitas 63:160-3. 2009
    ..For other women, biomedical treatment (e.g. sex hormone therapy) may be appropriate. For those women who require more intensive or sustained psychotherapy, a variety of different approaches can be combined in a treatment program...
  18. doi request reprint Added benefits and user satisfaction with a low-dose oral contraceptive containing drospirenone: results of three multicentre trials
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Drug Investig 29:73-8. 2009
    ..Physical well-being stayed the same or improved during use of this COC in 56% and 34% of women, respectively. Emotional well-being stayed the same or improved in 71% and 20% of women, respectively...
  19. doi request reprint Progesterone, progestogens and psychosomatic health of the climacteric woman
    J Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel, Switzerland
    Maturitas 62:330-3. 2009
    ..Their use must however be tailored to specific symptom clusters and to the individual's pre-existing psychosomatic health status...
  20. doi request reprint Sexual counseling in elderly couples
    Johannes Bitzer
    Division of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology and Sexual Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 5:2027-43. 2008
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women using testosterone in combination with hormone replacement therapy
    Johannes Bitzer
    University Women s Hospital Basel, Department of Gynecological Social Medicine and Psychosomatic, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Maturitas 59:209-18. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to review the available clinical data on the impact of exogenous testosterone containing postmenopausal hormone therapy on breast cancer risk...
  22. doi request reprint Current issues and available options in combined hormonal contraception
    Johannes Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel, Switzerland
    Contraception 84:342-56. 2011
    ..We also examine particular areas of interest, including bone mineral density, venous thrombosis and use of antiepileptic drugs...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial and psychosomatic basic competence of the gynecologist--from intrinsic conviction to a learnable curriculum. (2. Biosychosocial model and basic psychiatric therapy]
    J Bitzer
    Abteilung für gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Universitatsfrauenklinik, Basel, Schweiz
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 41:223-33. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint [Menstruation and its impact on women's health]
    J Bitzer
    Universitätsfrauenklinik Basel
    Zentralbl Gynakol 127:282-7. 2005
    ..The patient has to use this to come to a personal and individual solution of her menstruation problem...
  25. doi request reprint Previous birth experience and birth anxiety: predictors of caesarean section on demand?
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Basel, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:175-80. 2009
    ..Our objectives were to identify medical and psychological predictors pertaining to the decision for CS on demand...
  26. doi request reprint Response to induced relaxation during pregnancy: comparison of women with high versus low levels of anxiety
    Judith Alder
    Ob Gyn, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:13-21. 2011
    ..043). Although relaxation exercises have become a standard intervention for individuals with anxiety, pregnant women with high levels of trait anxiety benefited less than women with low levels from a single standardized relaxation period...
  27. doi request reprint Pregnant women's perception of cesarean section on demand
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 37:251-6. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction after premenopausal stage I and II breast cancer: do androgens play a role?
    Judith Alder
    University Hospital Basel, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 5:1898-906. 2008
    ..However, androgen metabolites constitute a more reliable measure for total androgen activity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive counseling by gynecologists--which issues are discussed and does gender play a role?
    Sibil Tschudin
    University Women s Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:13-9. 2007
    ..Explorative pilot study with the aim of gaining insight into the contraceptive counseling practices and possible gender differences of a selected group of male and female gynecologists...
  30. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and therapeutic approaches in the context of sexual history taking in men: a study conducted among Swiss general practitioners and urologists
    Giacomo Platano
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 5:2533-56. 2008
    ..A psychosocial orientation in sexual history taking (SHT) leads to a truly patient-centered approach and is crucial for improving therapy decisions related to sexual dysfunction...
  31. pmc Methylation signature of lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients
    Zeinab Barekati
    Laboratory for Gynecological Oncology, Women s Hospital Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 12:244. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Frequency and focus of sexual history taking in male patients--a pilot study conducted among Swiss general practitioners and urologists
    Giacomo Platano
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 5:47-59. 2008
    ..Previous studies have shown that many GPs hesitate to address sexual issues and little is known about the sexological skills of urologists...
  33. doi request reprint Antenatal psychobiological predictors of psychological response to childbirth
    Judith Alder
    University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 17:417-25. 2011
    ..Several psychological and obstetric predictors of a negative childbirth experience and traumatic response to delivery have been identified. However, the influence of antepartum physiological stress parameters has not been elucidated...
  34. doi request reprint Gender differences in physicians' communicative skills and their influence on patient satisfaction in gynaecological outpatient consultations
    Regula Nelly Christen
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, Basel, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 66:1474-83. 2008
    ..Hence, further research should be carried out on how these skills could be improved through specific training...
  35. doi request reprint The effect of migration background on obstetric performance in Switzerland
    Judith Alder
    University Women s Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 13:103-8. 2008
    ..Population-based analysis to compare perinatal outcome between immigrant women and women from the Western industrialized world (WIW)...
  36. doi request reprint [Contraceptive compliance - why is contraceptive failure still so frequent?]
    Johannes Bitzer
    Universitatsfrauenklinik, Basel
    Ther Umsch 66:137-43. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Acute stress reactions in the first 3 weeks postpartum: a study of 219 parturients
    Werner Stadlmayr
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 135:65-72. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Communication skills training in obstetrics and gynaecology: whom should we train? A randomized controlled trial
    Judith Alder
    University Women s Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:605-12. 2007
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Identification of antenatal depression in obstetric care
    Judith Alder
    University Women s Hospital, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:1403-9. 2011
    ..The present study aimed at identifying commonly assessed patient characteristics that are associated with antenatal depression...
  40. pmc Integrated epigenetics of human breast cancer: synoptic investigation of targeted genes, microRNAs and proteins upon demethylation treatment
    Ramin Radpour
    Laboratory for Gynecological Oncology, Department of Biomedicine Women s Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e27355. 2011
    ..Since these epigenetic alterations are reversible, it became of interest to determine the effects of the 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine (DAC) demethylation therapy in breast cancer at different molecular levels...
  41. doi request reprint Effects of relaxation on psychobiological wellbeing during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Corinne Urech
    University Hospital Basel, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Gynaecological Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1348-55. 2010
    ..GI was especially effective in inducing self-reported relaxation in pregnant women while at the same time reducing cardiovascular activity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of the treatment for breast cancer: how does the patient's personal experience of the treatment affect later adjustment to the illness?
    J Alder
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics Basel, Schanzenstrasse 46, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:91-7. 2003
    ....
  43. doi request reprint [Pregnant women's assessment and level of knowledge of prenatal counseling]
    S Tschudin
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel
    Ultraschall Med 30:157-62. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether and to what extent pregnant women understand the information provided by their physicians...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Communication skills for prenatal counselling]
    J Bitzer
    Universitatsspital Basel, Frauenklinik, Gyn Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:629-36. 2007
    ..3. Shared decision making regarding tests and investigations 4. Eventually Breaking (bad, ambivalent) news. 5. Caring for patients with an affected child...
  45. pmc Target and reality of adjuvant endocrine therapy in postmenopausal patients with invasive breast cancer
    U Guth
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel CH 4031, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 99:428-33. 2008
    ..8%, the lowest reported in the literature, is realistic when patients are cared for by a specialised oncologic unit focusing on the individual needs of the patients...
  46. doi request reprint Hormone withdrawal-associated symptoms: overlooked and under-explored
    Johannes Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:530-5. 2013
    ..This may improve acceptance and long-term use of COCs. Future prospects include estradiol-based contraceptive combinations with a shortened HFI and more stable estradiol levels throughout the menstrual cycle...
  47. doi request reprint Restoration of virginity: women's demand and health care providers' response in Switzerland
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:2334-42. 2013
    ..The practice of hymen reconstruction constitutes a challenge for health care providers in medical, ethical, judicial, social, and cultural dimensions, for which they are not well prepared...
  48. doi request reprint [Gynecological cancer and sexuality]
    Judith Alder
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel
    Ther Umsch 68:581-6. 2011
    ..o. local estrogens, lubricants) and counseling of the patient and the couple...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural group intervention for climacteric syndrome
    Judith Alder
    Universitats Frauenklinik Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 75:298-303. 2006
    ..The present study evaluates an open trial of cognitive-behavioural group intervention consisting of psychoeducation, group discussion and coping skills training for women suffering from climacteric symptoms...
  50. doi request reprint Factors influencing women's selection of combined hormonal contraceptive methods after counselling in 11 countries: results from a subanalysis of the CHOICE study
    Johannes Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 18:372-80. 2013
    ..To investigate which characteristics of women and healthcare professionals (HCPs) were associated with changing to another combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) method after contraceptive counselling...
  51. doi request reprint Psychosomatics in obstetrics and gynecology - evaluation of a compulsory standardized teaching program
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 34:108-15. 2013
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Effects of salinomycin on human ovarian cancer cell line OV2008 are associated with modulating p38 MAPK
    Bei Zhang
    Laboratory for Gynecologic Oncology, Women s Hospital Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Tumour Biol 33:1855-62. 2012
    ..The data suggested that salinomycin-induced apoptosis in OV2008 might be associated with activating p38 MAPK and merits further investigations...
  53. pmc Interaction of St John's wort with low-dose oral contraceptive therapy: a randomized controlled trial
    Arabelle Pfrunder
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Women s Hospital, University Clinic Basel Kantonsspital, Basel, Switzerland
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 56:683-90. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint How do obstetric variables influence the dimensions of the birth experience as assessed by Salmon's item list (SIL-Ger)?
    Werner Stadlmayr
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Bern, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:43-50. 2004
    ..To analyse the effect of obstetric variables on four dimensions of the birth experience...
  55. doi request reprint Psychological aspects of fertility preservation in men and women affected by cancer and other life-threatening diseases
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Basel, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Hum Reprod Update 15:587-97. 2009
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Psychological management of pregnancy-related breast cancer
    Rosanna Zanetti-Dällenbach
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Breast 15:S53-9. 2006
    ..The delicate balance between oncological care for the mother with a high-risk disease and a high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care for the foetus is outlined, including regular talks about emotions and concerns...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol: study of the efficacy, somatic tolerance and perception of medical abortion]
    A Schwendke
    Universitats Frauenklinik, Basel, Schweiz, Switzerland
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 42:225-33. 2002
    ..The subjective influence of counseling and accompanying on perception and psychic sequelae was evaluated...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Sexual aggression against girls and adult women--causes and consequences]
    J Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel
    Ther Umsch 62:217-22. 2005
    ....
  59. pmc Hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes involved in critical regulatory pathways for developing a blood-based test in breast cancer
    Ramin Radpour
    Laboratory for Gynecological Oncology, Department of Biomedicine, Women s Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e16080. 2011
    ..Aberrant DNA methylation patterns might be used as a biomarker for diagnosis and management of cancer patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Sexual aggression against girls and adult women --definitions and epidemiology]
    J Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel
    Ther Umsch 62:211-5. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and side-effects of Implanon in Switzerland: a retrospective study by the Implanon Swiss Study Group
    J Bitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 9:278-84. 2004
    ..A multicenter, retrospective study of the single-rod contraceptive implant, Implanon (NV Organon, Oss, The Netherlands), was carried out in Switzerland in 1183 women...
  62. ncbi request reprint Round-table multidisciplinary counselling of couples with HIV prior to assisted reproduction
    Sibil Tschudin
    Women s Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:167-74. 2008
    ..The responding couples considered the meetings to be clarifying and helpful and they felt respected. It is concluded that the round-table multidisciplinary meeting approach is a feasible option for HIV-affected couples with infertility...
  63. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, acceptability and tolerability of the combined contraceptive ring, NuvaRing, compared with an oral contraceptive containing 30 microg of ethinyl estradiol and 3 mg of drospirenone
    Hans Joachim Ahrendt
    Halberstädter Strasse 122, D 39112 Magdeburg, Germany
    Contraception 74:451-7. 2006
    ..This randomized multicenter, open-label, trial compared efficacy, acceptability, tolerability and compliance of NuvaRing with a combined oral contraceptive (COC), containing 30 microg of ethinyl estradiol (EE) and 3 mg of drospirenone...