Peter Weber

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rett syndrome: clinical and electrophysiologic aspects
    Sonya Jourdan Moser
    Neuropediatric Unit, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Neurol 36:95-100. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate-induced changes in cerebral hemodynamics measured by functional near-infrared spectroscopy
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Neurology, University Children s Hospital Basel, Roemergasse 9, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 22:812-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences between subtypes of children with ADHD and simple attentional difficulties during an initial assessment
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 96:1511-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexplained death in children with epilepsy: a cohort study with an eighteen-year follow-up
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, Basel University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 94:564-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Unilateral or asymmetric localization of lambda waves is not a pathologic finding
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 20:250-1. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamic changes in response to an executive function task in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder measured by near-infrared spectroscopy
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Neurology, University Children s Hospital Basel, Römergasse 9, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:105-11. 2005
  7. doi request reprint [Anorexia nervosa and nervus peronaeus lesions]
    Peter Weber
    Abteilung Neuropädiatrie, Universitäts kinderspital, beide Basel, Basel
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 37:469-72. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Complex intracerebral pathology in a child with epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria
    Peter Weber
    University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Dermatol 43:592-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Visual object and space perception battery: normal values for children from 8 to 12]
    P Weber
    Abteilung für Neuropädiatrie, Universitäts Kinderspital beider Basel
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:583-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome in patients with profound biotinidase deficiency: relevance of newborn screening
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:481-4. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Rett syndrome: clinical and electrophysiologic aspects
    Sonya Jourdan Moser
    Neuropediatric Unit, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Neurol 36:95-100. 2007
    ..Some typical symptoms of Rett patients (hand stereotypies, vacant spells) can be difficult to differentiate from seizures. Therefore application of antiepileptic treatment should be well evaluated, as the clinical course is decisive...
  2. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate-induced changes in cerebral hemodynamics measured by functional near-infrared spectroscopy
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Neurology, University Children s Hospital Basel, Roemergasse 9, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 22:812-7. 2007
    ..Near-infrared spectroscopy is a sensitive tool for measuring pharmacological effects of methylphenidate on the cerebral hemodynamics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences between subtypes of children with ADHD and simple attentional difficulties during an initial assessment
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 96:1511-7. 2007
    ..To examine differences between subtypes of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), simple attentional difficulties and situational ADHD during an initial assessment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexplained death in children with epilepsy: a cohort study with an eighteen-year follow-up
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, Basel University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 94:564-7. 2005
    ..Sudden unexplained death is a significant cause of mortality in adults with epilepsy. Only a few data exist about this risk in childhood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unilateral or asymmetric localization of lambda waves is not a pathologic finding
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 20:250-1. 2005
    ..The report documents that asymmetric lambda waves and photic driving might be normal variants, not requiring further investigation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamic changes in response to an executive function task in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder measured by near-infrared spectroscopy
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Neurology, University Children s Hospital Basel, Römergasse 9, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:105-11. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint [Anorexia nervosa and nervus peronaeus lesions]
    Peter Weber
    Abteilung Neuropädiatrie, Universitäts kinderspital, beide Basel, Basel
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 37:469-72. 2009
    ..In association to anorexia nervosa the prognosis of this mononeuropathy seems to be good. Anorectic patients with neurological complications need an interdisciplinary medical treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Complex intracerebral pathology in a child with epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria
    Peter Weber
    University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Dermatol 43:592-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Visual object and space perception battery: normal values for children from 8 to 12]
    P Weber
    Abteilung für Neuropädiatrie, Universitäts Kinderspital beider Basel
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:583-7. 2004
    ..However, no assessment battery for testing the central-visual perception in German-speaking children exists. PROBANDS AND METHOD: In 30 children, aged 8 - 12 years, the Visual Object and Space Perception Test Battery (VOSP) was applied...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome in patients with profound biotinidase deficiency: relevance of newborn screening
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:481-4. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms and permeability in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    P Weber
    University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:657-62. 2003
    ..Examining for gastrointestinal involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis is an important part of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Only few scientific data are available...
  12. doi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in childhood epilepsy: a neuropsychological and functional imaging study
    Nina Bechtel
    Division of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 53:325-33. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study is, therefore, to evaluate whether boys with epilepsy-related ADHD and developmental ADHD share a common behavioral, pharmacoresponsive, and neurofunctional pathophysiology...
  13. doi request reprint Structural and functional imaging approaches in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: does the temporal lobe play a key role?
    Maja Kobel
    Department of Cognitive Psychology and Methodology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 183:230-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, we postulate that research on ADHD should broaden its scope by including the temporal lobe as a potentially important locus of abnormalities in ADHD...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of methylphenidate on working memory functioning in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Maja Kobel
    Department of Cognitive Psychology and Methodology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:516-23. 2009
    ..Methylphenidate (MPH) is an effective medication to improve these cognitive difficulties. This study aimed to clarify which effect MPH induces on the underlying functional networks of working memory...
  15. doi request reprint Right prefrontal brain activation due to Stroop interference is altered in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder - A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Sonya Jourdan Moser
    Department of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Neurology, University Children s Hospital Basel, Römergasse 9, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 173:190-5. 2009
    ..Our study further establishes functional near-infrared spectroscopy as an imaging tool for studies in neurodevelopment and child and adolescent psychiatry...
  16. doi request reprint Are vigabatrin induced T2 hyperintensities in cranial MRI associated with acute encephalopathy and extrapyramidal symptoms?
    Patricia Dill
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 33, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 17:311-5. 2013
    ..We report two patients with infantile spasms, who not only developed transient T2-hyperintensities, but also presented acute encephalopathy, and extrapyramidal symptoms under vigabatrin therapy...
  17. doi request reprint The Stroop task: comparison between the original paradigm and computerized versions in children and adults
    Iris Katharina Penner
    Department of Cognitive Psychology and Methodology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:1142-53. 2012
    ..These findings have important clinical implications on the use and interpretation of computerized Stroop tasks in children and adults...
  18. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and cortical reorganization in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Alexandre N Datta
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 54:487-94. 2013
    ..atypical), and whether cofactors such as duration, handedness, and medication have a relevant impact on language reorganization processes...
  19. doi request reprint Neuropsychological, behavioral, and adaptive functioning of Swiss children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Helge Ruof
    Division of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 23:1254-9. 2008
    ..Adaptive function problems were identified in communication and daily living skills...
  20. doi request reprint Vigabatrin-induced forced normalization and psychosis--prolongated termination of behavioral symptoms but persistent antiepileptic effect after withdrawal
    Peter Weber
    University Children s Hospital Basel, Division of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Medicine, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 24:138-40. 2012
    ..However, although the medication was stopped immediately, 3 years later, she shows not only persistent mild increased anxiousness, but also a marked reduction of seizure frequency as well as seizure intensity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attention-induced frontal brain activation measured by near-infrared spectroscopy
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Neurol 31:96-100. 2004
    ..Further studies are required to examine the significance of this technique in testing differences in children with neurobehavioral disabilities...
  22. doi request reprint Decreased fractional anisotropy in the middle cerebellar peduncle in children with epilepsy and/or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a preliminary study
    Nina Bechtel
    Department of Cognitive Psychology and Methodology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 15:294-8. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that ADHD seen in epilepsy might have the same cerebellar pathology as in developmental ADHD...
  23. doi request reprint Interstitial deletion 1q42 in a patient with agenesis of corpus callosum: Phenotype-genotype comparison to the 1q41q42 microdeletion suggests a contiguous 1q4 syndrome
    Isabel Filges
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Biomedicine, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet A 152:987-93. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate treatment
    Peter Weber
    University Children s Hospital, Department of Neuropediatrics, P O Box, CH 4005, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Neurol 26:261-6. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to provide a review of this important clinical topic and perhaps to stimulate further controlled investigations...
  25. doi request reprint Pyridoxal phosphate-responsive seizures in a patient with cerebral folate deficiency (CFD) and congenital deafness with labyrinthine aplasia, microtia and microdontia (LAMM)
    Patricia Dill
    Division of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Genet Metab 104:362-8. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Acceptance and timeliness of standard vaccination in children with chronic neurological deficits in north-western Switzerland
    Bettina Ute Tillmann
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, University Children s Hospital, P O Box, 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 164:320-5. 2005
    ..53, 1.53, and 1.54 respectively, P < 0.01 for all comparisons), the second (RR = 1.60, P < 0.05) and third Hib vaccinations (RR = 1.52, P < 0.05), and the third polio vaccination (RR = 1.43, P < 0.05) later than controls...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence and diagnosis of unilateral arterial cerebral infarction in newborn infants
    Sven Schulzke
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 33:170-5. 2005
    ..We provide new population-based epidemiologic and diagnostic data on all infants diagnosed between 1997 and 2002 in our center with an MRI-confirmed diagnosis of unilateral neonatal ACI...
  28. doi request reprint Reduced expression by SETBP1 haploinsufficiency causes developmental and expressive language delay indicating a phenotype distinct from Schinzel-Giedion syndrome
    Isabel Filges
    Division of Medical Genetics, University Children s Hospital and Department of Biomedicine, Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Genet 48:117-22. 2011
    ..However, the consequence of the SETBP1 loss-of-function has not yet been well described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fast improvement of verbal memory function after left temporal tumour resection
    Sonya Jourdan Moser
    Neuropaediatric Unit, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 95:1306-9. 2006
    ..Neuropsychological testing brought to light an above-average general intelligence, but the girl performed below average in verbal memory tests and average in figural memory tests...
  30. doi request reprint Cerebral sinus venous thrombosis in Swiss children
    Sebastian Grunt
    Department of Neuropaediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:1145-50. 2010
    ..AIMo describe the characteristics of paediatric cerebral sinus venous thrombosis (CSVT) in Switzerland...
  31. doi request reprint Levetiracetam in nonconvulsive status epilepticus in a child with Angelman syndrome
    Peter Weber
    Division of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 25:393-6. 2010
    ..Our case further supports this treatment regime for a subgroup of children with a special risk of nonconvulsive status epilepticus and developmental delay...
  32. pmc Screening in child health: studies of the efficacy and relevance of preventive care practices
    Peter Weber
    Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children s Hospital Basel
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:431-5. 2012
    ..Screening is a standard component of pediatric practice in many countries, but its scientific basis is not well known...
  33. doi request reprint Differential diagnoses of nocturnal fear and movement paroxysm: a case report
    Peter Weber
    Division Neuropediatrics and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital Basel, Spitalstr 33, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1309-15. 2012
    ..In addition, a normal awake EEG or interictal sleep EEG in the diagnostic workup may not exclude an epileptic disorder. In case of nightly stereotypic motor or affective events, an epileptic disorder should be discussed...
  34. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of equinus deformity in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II
    Esmeralda Nava
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children s Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 27:1611-5. 2012
    ..Botulinum toxin type A injections followed by serial casting are a therapeutic option for contractures in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis. However, the long-term effects and the effect of application in other muscles remain unknown...
  35. pmc Artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy in acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria in young children: a field study regarding neurological and neuropsychiatric safety
    Sarabel G Frey
    Division of Neuropaediatrics and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 9:291. 2010
    ..Safety data for neurological and neuropsychiatric side effects of mefloquine and artesunate combination therapy in African children are scarce, although WHO recommends this therapy in Africa...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early fatal pontocerebellar hypoplasia with simplified cerebral gyration and pseudolissencephaly. A neuroradiological pitfall
    Adrienne Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:161-7. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of visual hallucinations]
    P Weber
    Universitäts Kinderspital beider Basel, Abteilung für Neuropädiatrie, Basel, Schweiz
    Klin Padiatr 217:25-30. 2005
    ..Visual hallucinations in children need a differential diagnostic effort...
  38. ncbi request reprint A single ascending dose study of epigallocatechin gallate in healthy volunteers
    U Ullmann
    Roche Vitamins Ltd, Human Nutrition and Health, Research and Development, Basel, Switzerland
    J Int Med Res 31:88-101. 2003
    ..h/ml. The according mean Cmax values ranged from 130 to 3392 ng/ml and were observed after 1.3-2.2 h. The mean t1/2z values were seen between 1.9 and 4.6 h. Single oral doses of EGCG up to 1600 mg were safe and very well tolerated...
  39. ncbi request reprint A simple model to predict blood-brain barrier permeation from 3D molecular fields
    Frederic Ooms
    Institut de chimie thérapeutique, Section de Pharmacie, BEP, Universite de Lausanne, CH 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1587:118-25. 2002
    ..The model so obtained sheds light on molecular properties influencing BBB permeation. It can also be used in the virtual screening of new chemicals...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of EGCG on lipid absorption and plasma lipid levels in rats
    Daniel G Raederstorff
    Roche Vitamins Ltd Department of Vitamin and Nutrition Research, CH 4070 Basel, Switzerland
    J Nutr Biochem 14:326-32. 2003
    ..It is suggested that one of the underlying mechanisms by which EGCG affects lipid metabolism is by interfering with the micellar solubilization of cholesterol in the digestive tract, which then in turn decreased cholesterol absorption...