Martin W G Brinkhof

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Mortality of patients lost to follow-up in antiretroviral treatment programmes in resource-limited settings: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e5790. 2009
  2. pmc Mortality after failure of antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 15:251-8. 2010
  3. pmc Switching to second-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings: comparison of programmes with and without viral load monitoring
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 23:1867-74. 2009
  4. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
  5. pmc Electronic medical record systems, data quality and loss to follow-up: survey of antiretroviral therapy programmes in resource-limited settings
    Mathieu Forster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:939-47. 2008
  6. pmc Correcting mortality for loss to follow-up: a nomogram applied to antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthias Egger
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1000390. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Antiretroviral treatment during pregnancy
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 22:2323-30. 2008
  8. pmc Mortality of HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: comparison with HIV-unrelated mortality
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 6:e1000066. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Suicide in HIV-infected individuals and the general population in Switzerland, 1988-2008
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 167:143-50. 2010
  10. pmc Public-health and individual approaches to antiretroviral therapy: township South Africa and Switzerland compared
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 5:e148. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Mortality of patients lost to follow-up in antiretroviral treatment programmes in resource-limited settings: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e5790. 2009
    ..The retention of patients in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes is an important issue in resource-limited settings. Loss to follow up can be substantial, but it is unclear what the outcomes are in patients who are lost to programmes...
  2. pmc Mortality after failure of antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 15:251-8. 2010
    ..To assess the outcome of patients who experienced treatment failure with antiretrovirals in sub-Saharan Africa...
  3. pmc Switching to second-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings: comparison of programmes with and without viral load monitoring
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 23:1867-74. 2009
    ..We examined switching from nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-based first-line regimens to protease inhibitor-based regimens in Africa, South America and Asia...
  4. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  5. pmc Electronic medical record systems, data quality and loss to follow-up: survey of antiretroviral therapy programmes in resource-limited settings
    Mathieu Forster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:939-47. 2008
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  6. pmc Correcting mortality for loss to follow-up: a nomogram applied to antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthias Egger
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1000390. 2011
    ..As mortality is high in these patients compared to patients remaining in care, ART programmes with high rates of loss to follow-up may substantially underestimate mortality of all patients starting ART...
  7. doi request reprint Antiretroviral treatment during pregnancy
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 22:2323-30. 2008
    ..Virologic failure of HIV-positive patients is of special concern during pregnancy. We compared virologic failure and the frequency of treatment changes in pregnant and non-pregnant women of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study...
  8. pmc Mortality of HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: comparison with HIV-unrelated mortality
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 6:e1000066. 2009
    ..We compared mortality rates observed in HIV-1-infected patients starting ART with non-HIV-related background mortality in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa...
  9. doi request reprint Suicide in HIV-infected individuals and the general population in Switzerland, 1988-2008
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 167:143-50. 2010
    ..The authors examined time trends and predictors of suicide in the pre-HAART (1988-1995) and HAART (1996-2008) eras in HIV-infected patients and the general population in Switzerland...
  10. pmc Public-health and individual approaches to antiretroviral therapy: township South Africa and Switzerland compared
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 5:e148. 2008
    ..We compared virologic response, changes to first-line regimens, and mortality in HIV-infected patients starting HAART in South Africa and Switzerland...
  11. pmc Early mortality and loss to follow-up in HIV-infected children starting antiretroviral therapy in Southern Africa
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:524-32. 2010
    ..We analyzed mortality in children retained in care and in all children starting ART, taking LTFU into account...
  12. pmc Adjusting mortality for loss to follow-up: analysis of five ART programmes in sub-Saharan Africa
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 5:e14149. 2010
    ..We adjusted programme-level mortality in the first year of antiretroviral treatment (ART) for excess mortality in patients lost to follow-up...
  13. pmc Antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings 1996 to 2006: patient characteristics, treatment regimens and monitoring in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 13:870-9. 2008
    ..To describe temporal trends in baseline clinical characteristics, initial treatment regimens and monitoring of patients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings...
  14. pmc Tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in low-income and high-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Berne, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1518-21. 2007
    ..48 (95% confidence interval, 0.36-0.64) in low-income countries and 0.36 (95% confidence interval, 0.26-0.50) in high-income countries. A low CD4 cell count at the start of therapy was the most important risk factor in both settings...