C E Kuehni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Leicester respiratory cohorts
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 36:977-85. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Nuclear power plants and childhood leukaemia: lessons from the past and future directions
    C Kuehni
    University of Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13912. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Etiology of ethnic differences in childhood spirometry
    Marie Pierre Françoise Strippoli
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 131:e1842-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and lung function at school age: does maternal asthma modify the effect?
    Cristian M Dogaru
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:874-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Snoring in preschool children: prevalence, severity and risk factors
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 31:326-33. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Wheeze and asthma prevalence and related health-service use in white and south Asian pre-schoolchildren in the United Kingdom
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1738-46. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Asthma in young south Asian women living in the United Kingdom: the importance of early life
    C E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:47-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Phenotype specific treatment of obstructive airways disease in infancy and childhood: new recommendations of the Swiss Paediatric Pulmonology Group
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:95-100. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: numerous, heterogeneous, and often poor--the studies on childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 35:384-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between reported exposure to road traffic and respiratory symptoms in children: evidence of bias
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 35:779-86. 2006

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Leicester respiratory cohorts
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 36:977-85. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Nuclear power plants and childhood leukaemia: lessons from the past and future directions
    C Kuehni
    University of Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13912. 2014
    ..Studies should be designed to allow examining multiple exposures. ..
  3. doi request reprint Etiology of ethnic differences in childhood spirometry
    Marie Pierre Françoise Strippoli
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 131:e1842-9. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and lung function at school age: does maternal asthma modify the effect?
    Cristian M Dogaru
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:874-80. 2012
    ..The evidence for an effect of breastfeeding on lung function is conflicting, in particular whether the effect is modified by maternal asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Snoring in preschool children: prevalence, severity and risk factors
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 31:326-33. 2008
    ..The strong association with atopic disorders, viral infections and environmental exposures suggests a complex aetiology, based on a general vulnerability of the respiratory tract...
  6. ncbi request reprint Wheeze and asthma prevalence and related health-service use in white and south Asian pre-schoolchildren in the United Kingdom
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1738-46. 2007
    ..These studies have not distinguished different asthma phenotypes or controlled for varying environmental exposures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Asthma in young south Asian women living in the United Kingdom: the importance of early life
    C E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:47-53. 2007
    ..Little is known about the importance of the timing of the exposure in the host country and whether migrants might be especially vulnerable in certain age windows...
  8. ncbi request reprint Phenotype specific treatment of obstructive airways disease in infancy and childhood: new recommendations of the Swiss Paediatric Pulmonology Group
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:95-100. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: numerous, heterogeneous, and often poor--the studies on childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 35:384-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between reported exposure to road traffic and respiratory symptoms in children: evidence of bias
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 35:779-86. 2006
    ..We estimated the association between self-reported exposure to road traffic and respiratory symptoms in preschool children, and investigated whether the effect could have been caused by reporting bias...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prospectively assessed incidence, severity, and determinants of respiratory symptoms in the first year of life
    P Latzin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:41-50. 2007
    ..The apparently reduced risk in children of mothers with hayfever but no asthma, and the decreasing effect of prenatal smoke exposure over time illustrate the complexity of respiratory pathology in the first year of life...
  12. doi request reprint Distinguishing phenotypes of childhood wheeze and cough using latent class analysis
    B D Spycher
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 31:974-81. 2008
    ..This novel, multidimensional approach has the potential to identify clinically relevant phenotypes, not only in paediatric disorders but also in adult obstructive airway diseases, where phenotype definition is an equally important issue...
  13. doi request reprint Life partnerships in childhood cancer survivors, their siblings, and the general population
    L Wengenroth
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:538-45. 2014
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Incidence of childhood cancer in Switzerland: the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry
    G Michel
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Unit of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:46-51. 2008
    ....
  15. pmc Clustering of health behaviours in adult survivors of childhood cancer and the general population
    C E Rebholz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 107:234-42. 2012
    ..Little is known about engagement in multiple health behaviours in childhood cancer survivors...
  16. doi request reprint Phenotypes of childhood asthma: are they real?
    B D Spycher
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 40:1130-41. 2010
    ..Ultimately, the underlying pathophysiology and aetiology will need to be understood to properly characterize the diseases causing recurrent wheeze in children...
  17. doi request reprint Multivariate modelling of responses to conditional items: New possibilities for latent class analysis
    B D Spycher
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, Switzerland
    Stat Med 28:1927-39. 2009
    ..Conditional data structures such as that considered here are common in medical research settings and, although our focus is on latent class models, the approach can be applied to other multivariate models...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parental understanding of wheeze and its impact on asthma prevalence estimates
    G Michel
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 28:1124-30. 2006
    ..Prevalence estimates for the most severe categories of wheeze might be less affected by this bias and questionnaire surveys on wheeze should incorporate measures of parents' understanding of the term wheeze...
  19. doi request reprint Psychological distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer: the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor study
    Gisela Michel
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive, Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 28:1740-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the degree of psychological distress in adult childhood cancer survivors in Switzerland and to characterize survivors with significant distress...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and time trends in brain tumour mortality in Switzerland from 1969 to 2002
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:77-82. 2007
    ..Ecological analyses like this, however, are limited in their ability to reveal potentially small increases in risk for diseases with a long latency period...
  21. pmc A disease model for wheezing disorders in preschool children based on clinicians' perceptions
    Ben D Spycher
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e8533. 2009
    ..During the last years, several ways to classify wheezing children into different disease phenotypes have been proposed and are increasingly used for clinical guidance, but validation of these hypothetical entities is difficult...
  22. doi request reprint Fluctuation analysis of lung function as a predictor of long-term response to beta2-agonists
    C Thamrin
    Division of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 33:486-93. 2009
    ..The current authors conclude that fluctuation analysis of lung function offers a novel predictor to identify patients who may respond well or poorly to treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alterations of exhaled nitric oxide in pre-term infants with chronic lung disease
    H L Roiha
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Berne, Inselspital CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 29:251-8. 2007
    ..After accounting for flow, the lower nitric oxide output in premature infants with chronic lung disease of infancy is consistent with the hypothesis of nitric oxide metabolism being involved in chronic lung disease of infancy...
  24. pmc A parent-completed respiratory questionnaire for 1-year-old children: repeatability
    Marie Pierre F Strippoli
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child 92:861-5. 2007
    ..There are few standardised questionnaires for the assessment of respiratory symptoms in preschool children. We have developed and tested the short-term repeatability of a postal questionnaire on respiratory symptoms for 1-year-old children...
  25. doi request reprint Routine vaccination against pertussis and the risk of childhood asthma: a population-based cohort study
    Ben D Spycher
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 123:944-50. 2009
    ..A recent review stressed the need for additional, adequately controlled large-scale studies...
  26. doi request reprint Factors influencing age at diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia in European children
    C E Kuehni
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 36:1248-58. 2010
    ..Prospective studies should assess the impact this delay might have on patient prognosis and on health economic costs across Europe...
  27. doi request reprint Childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status: what is the evidence?
    Martin Adam
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern CH 3012, Switzerland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:246-54. 2008
    ..Future research should minimise case and control selection bias, distinguish between different SES measures and leukaemia subtypes and consider timing of exposures and cancer outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Sperm analysis of patients after successful treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chemotherapy
    Adine Marquis
    Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:208-10. 2010
    ..Compared to healthy controls, all quantitative parameters in semen analysis of survivors were decreased. This suggests that treatment with chemotherapeutic agents alone, even in moderate doses, might have a gonadotoxic effect...
  29. doi request reprint Mannose-binding lectin cord blood levels and respiratory symptoms during infancy: a prospective birth cohort study
    Luregn Jan Schlapbach
    Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Berne, Berne CH 3010, Switzerland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:219-26. 2009
    ..Instead, high cord blood MBL levels may represent a so far unrecognized risk factor for respiratory morbidity in infants of asthmatic parents...
  30. doi request reprint Viral etiology of acute respiratory infections with cough in infancy: a community-based birth cohort study
    Nicolas Regamey
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, University Children s Hospital of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:100-5. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Elevated exhaled nitric oxide in newborns of atopic mothers precedes respiratory symptoms
    Philipp Latzin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Berne Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1292-8. 2006
    ..Its role in the disease process before the onset of respiratory symptoms remains unclear. Objectives: To examine whether elevated NO in newborns with clinically naive airways is associated with subsequent respiratory symptoms in infancy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Food intolerance and wheezing in young South Asian and white children: prevalence and clinical significance
    Claudia E Kuehni
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:528-30. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Early lung development and COPD
    Michael Silverman
    Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester LE2 7LX, UK
    Lancet 370:717-9. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Maternal tobacco smoking and decreased leukocytes, including dendritic cells, in neonates
    Jana M Pachlopnik Schmid
    Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Pediatr Res 61:462-6. 2007
    ..Given the importance of dendritic cells in early immune responses, their decrease might reflect an impact of maternal smoking on the developing fetal immune system...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mannan-binding lectin in young children with asthma differs by level of severity
    Kathryn G Staley
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:503-5. 2007