Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
Affiliation: University Hospital
- Secondhand smoke and health-related quality of life in never smokers: results from the SAPALDIA cohort study 2Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
Arch Intern Med 167:2516-23. 2007..Although secondhand smoke (SHS) has been linked with various respiratory conditions and symptoms, its association with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is unknown...
- [COPD 2011: are there other risk factors than tobacco?]Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
Service de Pneumologie, Département des spécialités médicales, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
Rev Med Suisse 7:2232-5. 2011..Exposure to passive smoking, indoor air pollution or biological dusts may cause COPD. This review discusses COPD prevalence in never smokers and details associated risk factors...
- Sex-specific effect of body weight gain on systemic inflammation in subjects with COPD: results from the SAPALDIA cohort study 2P O Bridevaux
University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
Eur Respir J 34:332-9. 2009..Since the effect of weight gain on systemic inflammation is larger in females than in males, weight gain may be a risk factor for extrapulmonary comorbidities in females with COPD...
- Prevalence of airflow obstruction in smokers and never-smokers in SwitzerlandP O Bridevaux
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva
Eur Respir J 36:1259-69. 2010..Never-smokers account for a third of the prevalence, which is higher proportion than elsewhere. Airflow obstruction in never-smokers deserves attention because of its frequency and its similar health impact to that in smokers...
- Long-term decline in lung function, utilisation of care and quality of life in modified GOLD stage 1 COPDP O Bridevaux
University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Thorax 63:768-74. 2008..Little is known about the long-term outcomes of individuals with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as defined by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)...
- Short-term safety of thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for recurrent primary spontaneous pneumothorax: a prospective European multicentre studyP O Bridevaux
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Eur Respir J 38:770-3. 2011..Serious adverse events, including ARDS or death, did not occur in this large, multicentre cohort. Thoracoscopic talc poudrage using larger particle talc to prevent recurrence of PSPS can be considered safe...
- Inter-observer agreement on apnoea hypopnoea index using portable monitoring of respiratory parametersPierre Olivier Bridevaux
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 137:602-7. 2007..The aim of this study was to assess the agreement on AHI among multiple observers as well as between individual observers and automated analysis...
- [Passive smoking and respiratory health]Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
Service de Pneumologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
Rev Med Suisse 2:2611-5. 2006..All-cause mortality (+ 15%) and disease-specific mortality for lung cancer (+65% to + 79%) are increased among ETS exposed never-smokers...
- Upper-respiratory viral infection, biomarkers, and COPD exacerbationsOmar Kherad
Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva s University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Chest 138:896-904. 2010..The usefulness of procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as indicators of the presence or absence of viral infection in this setting also needs to be evaluated...
- Incidence and outcomes of respiratory viral infections in lung transplant recipients: a prospective studyPierre Olivier Bridevaux
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Thorax 69:32-8. 2014..The objective of this prospective study conducted from June 2008 to March 2011 was to characterise the incidence and outcomes of viral respiratory infections in LTR...
- Comparing a disease-specific and a generic health-related quality of life instrument in subjects with asthma from the general populationMilo A Puhan
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:15. 2008..We investigated the validity of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ) and the SF-36 completed by individuals with asthma from the population-based SAPALDIA (Swiss study on air pollution and lung diseases in adults) cohort...
- Role of rhinovirus load in the upper respiratory tract and severity of symptoms in lung transplant recipientsJuan Ambrosioni
Laboratory of Virology, Division of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Electronic address
J Clin Virol 64:1-5. 2015..Rhinovirus is the most common cause of respiratory viral infections and leads to frequent respiratory symptoms in lung transplant recipients. However, it remains unknown whether the rhinovirus load correlates with the severity of symptoms...
- What does built-in software of home ventilators tell us? An observational study of 150 patients on home ventilationPatrick Pasquina
Division of Pulmonary Diseases, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Respiration 83:293-9. 2012..However, for many of these variables, there is neither consensus nor documentation as to what is to be expected in a population of stable patients under noninvasive ventilation (NIV)...
- Chronic disease management programmes for adults with asthmaIsabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, Switzerland, CH 1010
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007988. 2015....
- Respiratory viruses in HIV-infected patients with suspected respiratory opportunistic infectionJorge Garbino
Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
AIDS 22:701-5. 2008..To assess the incidence and epidemiological pattern of respiratory viruses in HIV-infected patients and to evaluate their potential clinical impact...
- Preoperative Peak Oxygen Uptake in Lung Cancer Subjects With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Cross-Sectional StudyIsabelle Frésard
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Geneva Faculty of Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Hopital de la Tour, Geneva, Switzerland
Respir Care 61:1059-66. 2016..In non-small-cell lung cancer patients, high peak oxygen uptake (peak V̇O2 ) predicts lower rates of postoperative complications and better long-term survival. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) may negatively impact peak V̇O2 ...
- Effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-management programs: systematic review and meta-analysisIsabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Healthcare Evaluation Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Am J Med 121:433-443.e4. 2008..The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of COPD disease-management programs...
- Should pulmonary embolism be suspected in exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?Olivier T Rutschmann
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
Thorax 62:121-5. 2007..The cause of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often difficult to determine. Pulmonary embolism may be a trigger of acute dyspnoea in patients with COPD...
- Contribution of interferon-γ release assays (IGRAs) to the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection after renal transplantationKarine Hadaya
Division of Nephrology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Transplantation 95:1485-90. 2013..Detecting LTBI in this population is therefore important to prevent active TB. The tuberculin skin test (TST) has a poor sensitivity in this setting...
- Differences in heart rate variability associated with long-term exposure to NO2Denise Felber Dietrich
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Environ Health Perspect 116:1357-61. 2008..Short-term studies have shown that subjects exposed to higher traffic-associated air pollutant levels have lower HRV...
- [Do inhaled corticosteroids reduce mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?]Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
Service de Pneumologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 1:2673-4, 2677-9. 2005..Two recent pharmaco-epidemiological studies, controlling for these exposure biases did not find any reduction in mortality due to inhaled steroids among COPD patients...
- Inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and risk of death and hospitalization: time-dependent analysisVincent S Fan
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1488-94. 2003..64-1.13) or COPD exacerbations (HR, 1.13; 95% CI, 0.94-1.36). In a time-dependent study of outpatients with COPD, adherence to inhaled corticosteroid use was not associated with a decreased risk of mortality or exacerbations...