Francois R Herrmann

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Dual-task related gait changes after CSF tapping: a new way to identify idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Gilles Allali
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:117. 2013
  2. pmc Anti-dementia drugs and changes in gait: a pre-post quasi-experimental pilot study
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Neuroscience, Division of Geriatric Medicine, UPRES EA 4638, UNAM, Angers University Hospital, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    BMC Neurol 13:184. 2013
  3. pmc Do brain T2/FLAIR white matter hyperintensities correspond to myelin loss in normal aging? A radiologic-neuropathologic correlation study
    Sven Haller
    Service Neuro Diagnostique et Neuro Interventionnel DISIM, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 1:14. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The association between the body mass index and 4-year all-cause mortality in older hospitalized patients
    Dina Zekry
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, 3, Chemin Pont Bochet, 1226 Thonex, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:705-11. 2013
  5. pmc Gait control: a specific subdomain of executive function?
    Olivier Beauchet
    UPRES EA 2646, University of Angers, UNAM, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:12. 2012
  6. pmc Test-retest reliability of stride time variability while dual tasking in healthy and demented adults with frontotemporal degeneration
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospital 4 rue larrey, Angers F 49933, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:37. 2011
  7. pmc Walking speed-related changes in stride time variability: effects of decreased speed
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospital, UPRES UNAM EA 2646, University of Angers, UNAM, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:32. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Geriatric epidemiology: practical considerations when involving elderly subjects in studies
    Francois R Herrmann
    Department of Rehabilitaion and Geritrics, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneva
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:117-25. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Decreased theta event-related synchronization during working memory activation is associated with progressive mild cognitive impairment
    Pascal Missonnier
    Neuroimaging Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:250-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Changes in oro-facial function and hand-grip strength during a 2-year observation period after stroke
    Martin Schimmel
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University of Geneva, 19, rue Barthélemy Menn, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Investig 17:867-76. 2013

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Publications77

  1. pmc Dual-task related gait changes after CSF tapping: a new way to identify idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Gilles Allali
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:117. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Anti-dementia drugs and changes in gait: a pre-post quasi-experimental pilot study
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Neuroscience, Division of Geriatric Medicine, UPRES EA 4638, UNAM, Angers University Hospital, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    BMC Neurol 13:184. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Do brain T2/FLAIR white matter hyperintensities correspond to myelin loss in normal aging? A radiologic-neuropathologic correlation study
    Sven Haller
    Service Neuro Diagnostique et Neuro Interventionnel DISIM, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 1:14. 2013
    ..We report the radiologic-histopathologic concordance between T2/FLAIR WMHs and neuropathologically confirmed demyelination in the periventricular, perivascular and deep white matter (WM) areas...
  4. doi request reprint The association between the body mass index and 4-year all-cause mortality in older hospitalized patients
    Dina Zekry
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, 3, Chemin Pont Bochet, 1226 Thonex, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:705-11. 2013
    ..Association between body mass index (BMI) and long-term mortality is poorly studied in older hospitalized populations...
  5. pmc Gait control: a specific subdomain of executive function?
    Olivier Beauchet
    UPRES EA 2646, University of Angers, UNAM, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:12. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between ESD (i.e., information updating and monitoring) and stride time variability among healthy older adults...
  6. pmc Test-retest reliability of stride time variability while dual tasking in healthy and demented adults with frontotemporal degeneration
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospital 4 rue larrey, Angers F 49933, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:37. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine immediate test-retest reliability of STV while single and dual tasking in cognitively healthy older individuals (CHI) and in demented patients with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD)...
  7. pmc Walking speed-related changes in stride time variability: effects of decreased speed
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospital, UPRES UNAM EA 2646, University of Angers, UNAM, France
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:32. 2009
    ..We therefore sought to determine the extent to which decrease in self-selected walking speed influenced STV among healthy young adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Geriatric epidemiology: practical considerations when involving elderly subjects in studies
    Francois R Herrmann
    Department of Rehabilitaion and Geritrics, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneva
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:117-25. 2004
    ..It attempts to remind potential investigators of some important issues raised while studying older persons and also provide clinicians with criteria for assessing the quality of papers they read on this topic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Decreased theta event-related synchronization during working memory activation is associated with progressive mild cognitive impairment
    Pascal Missonnier
    Neuroimaging Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:250-9. 2006
    ..Previous studies suggested that synchronization likelihood analysis in theta-band frequency might be a sensitive method to identify early alterations of neuronal networks in mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  10. doi request reprint Changes in oro-facial function and hand-grip strength during a 2-year observation period after stroke
    Martin Schimmel
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University of Geneva, 19, rue Barthélemy Menn, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Investig 17:867-76. 2013
    ..In this longitudinal study chewing efficiency, maximum lip and bite force as well as masseter muscle thickness were evaluated and compared with hand-grip force...
  11. doi request reprint The prognostic significance of malnutrition as assessed by the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) in older hospitalized patients with a heavy disease burden
    Ulrich M Vischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Thonex, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 31:113-7. 2012
    ..Malnutrition is common in older persons. However, it is unclear whether malnutrition diagnosed with the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) predicts mortality in older hospitalized patients...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of impaired executive function on gait stability
    Gilles Allali
    Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:364-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the impact of dysexecutive function on gait stability in subjects with dementia using dual tasking...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of psychotherapeutic day hospital treatment for elderly patients with depression
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:949-56. 2008
    ..We performed an assessment of a psychiatric day hospital treatment combining individual and group psychotherapy in a series of 122 elderly depressed outpatients...
  14. doi request reprint Identification of older patients at risk of unplanned readmission after discharge from the emergency department - comparison of two screening tools
    Christophe E Graf
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Thonex, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13327. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale: low sensitivity for depression screening in demented and non-demented hospitalized elderly
    Nikolaos Samaras
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:82-7. 2013
    ..We also studied the effect of dementia on the scale's performance...
  16. doi request reprint Frontotemporal dementia: pathology of gait?
    Gilles Allali
    Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mov Disord 25:731-7. 2010
    ..These data suggest that gait instability during single and dual tasking could represent a supportive argument for bvFTD. In clinical practice, such a diagnosis should be at least considered in any demented patient with gait instability...
  17. doi request reprint Personality, psychosocial and health-related predictors of quality of life in old age
    Kerstin Weber
    a Division of Liaison Psychiatry and Crisis Intervention, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 19:151-8. 2015
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Personality traits influence clinical outcome in day hospital-treated elderly depressed patients
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:335-43. 2009
    ..Impact of personality traits on the evolution of depressive symptoms, quality of life, and perception of clinical progress was assessed in a psychotherapeutic community...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of body composition changes on risk of all-cause mortality in older adults
    Christophe E Graf
    Division of Geriatrics, Dept Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr . 2016
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between body mass index (BMI), fat mass index (FMI) and fat-free mass index (FFMI) changes and mortality in persons ≥65 years...
  20. doi request reprint Early disturbances of gamma band dynamics in mild cognitive impairment
    Pascal Missonnier
    Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging Unit, Division of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, Chene Bourg, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 117:489-98. 2010
    ..8% of the cognitive variability in this series. Our data indicate that the progression of cognitive decline in MCI is associated with early deficits in temporal binding that occur during the activation of selective attention processes...
  21. doi request reprint Small vascular and Alzheimer disease-related pathologic determinants of dementia in the oldest-old
    Lidia Sinka
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 69:1247-55. 2010
    ..Most importantly, single cutoff scores for these variables that could be used in the future to formulate neuropathologic criteria for mixed dementia in this age group were identified...
  22. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitude of elderly persons towards dental implants
    Frauke Muller
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerodontology 29:e914-23. 2012
    ..Despite their unrivalled place in restorative treatment, dental implants are still scarcely used in elderly patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bioimpedance-Derived Phase Angle and Mortality Among Older People
    Laurence Genton
    1 Clinical Nutrition, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Rejuvenation Res . 2016
    ..Phase angle measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) may be a marker of health state...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of implant angulation and cyclic dislodging on the retentive force of two different overdenture attachments - an in vitro study
    Murali Srinivasan
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University Clinics of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 27:604-11. 2016
    ..This in vitro study evaluated the influence of implant angulations on the retentive behavior of two overdenture attachments during cyclic dislodging...
  25. doi request reprint Tooth loss, chewing efficiency and cognitive impairment in geriatric patients
    Fanny Elsig
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University of Geneva Dental School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerodontology 32:149-56. 2015
    ..Patients with dementia have poorer oral health and fewer teeth than their peers without cognitive impairment...
  26. doi request reprint Oral health-related quality of life in hospitalised stroke patients
    Martin Schimmel
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerodontology 28:3-11. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that impairment of orofacial function following stroke affects the patients' oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL)...
  27. doi request reprint Differential impact of lacunes and microvascular lesions on poststroke depression
    Micaela Santos
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine of Geneva, Belle Idee, Geneva, Switzerland
    Stroke 40:3557-62. 2009
    ..We performed a detailed analysis of all types of microvascular lesions and lacunes in 41 prospectively documented and consecutively autopsied stroke cases...
  28. doi request reprint Age-related differences on event-related potentials and brain rhythm oscillations during working memory activation
    Pascal Missonnier
    Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:945-55. 2011
    ..Moreover, they are less able to activate frontal theta generators during attentional tasks compared with younger persons...
  29. doi request reprint Association of cortical microinfarcts and cerebral small vessel pathology in the ageing brain
    Eniko Kovari
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals and University of Geneva, 2, chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol . 2016
    ....
  30. pmc No neuropathological evidence for a direct topographical relation between microbleeds and cerebral amyloid angiopathy
    Eniko Kovari
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals and University of Geneva, 2, chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 3:49. 2015
    ..To address this issue, we examined the frequency of histopathologically-defined cerebral microbleeds in different brain regions and their relationship with cerebral amyloid angiopathy in a large autopsy population...
  31. doi request reprint Factors associated with falls in patients with cancer hospitalized for palliative care
    Sophie Pautex
    Service of Palliative Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Palliat Med 11:878-84. 2008
    ..This is not the case in palliative care. The incidence rate of falls, the consequences related to falls, and other related factors were determined in elderly cancer patients hospitalized for palliative care in an exploratory study...
  32. doi request reprint Vitamin D is not associated with cognitive status in a cohort of very old hospitalized patients
    Christophe E Graf
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Alzheimers Dis 42:S53-61. 2014
    ..We address the relative contribution of vitamin D when taking into account potential confounders well known to be involved in cognitive decline...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gait variability while dual-tasking: fall predictor in older inpatients?
    Reto W Kressig
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:123-30. 2008
    ..We therefore sought to determine, in an acute geriatric setting, whether gait variability in single- (i.e., usual walking) or dual-task conditions can predict inpatient falls...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment, degenerative and vascular dementia as predictors of intra-hospital, short- and long-term mortality in the oldest old
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, University of Geneva, Thonex, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:60-6. 2011
    ..We investigated intra-hospital, 1- and 5-year mortality risk associated with dementia and its various etiologies in a very old population after discharge from acute care...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of music-based multitask training on gait, balance, and fall risk in elderly people: a randomized controlled trial
    Andrea Trombetti
    Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 171:525-33. 2011
    ..Falls occur mainly while walking or performing concurrent tasks. We determined whether a music-based multitask exercise program improves gait and balance and reduces fall risk in elderly individuals...
  36. ncbi request reprint [General trend of hip fractures]
    Thierry Chevalley
    Service des maladies osseuses, Département des spécialités de médecine, HUG, Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 7:1294-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, age-adjusted hospitalizations in Switzerland for major non-hip osteoporotic fractures have continued to increase these last years...
  37. doi request reprint Volumetric MRI changes, cognition and personality traits in old age depression
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 124:275-82. 2010
    ..Integrative aetiological models assessing concomitantly these parameters as well as markers of psychological vulnerability such as persistent personality traits, are still lacking for this age group...
  38. ncbi request reprint Identification of Alzheimer and vascular lesion thresholds for mixed dementia
    Gabriel Gold
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva
    Brain 130:2830-6. 2007
    ..Proposed thresholds for vascular and degenerative lesions predict the presence of dementia with great accuracy and provide a basis for distinguishing pure vascular dementia or AD from mixed cases...
  39. doi request reprint Does dementia predict adverse hospitalization outcomes? A prospective study in aged inpatients
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Geneva University, Thonex, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:283-91. 2009
    ..Dementia is often considered a predictor of adverse hospitalization outcomes. However, the relative contributions of dementia and other risk factors remain unclear...
  40. doi request reprint Gait alterations of diabetic patients while walking on different surfaces
    Lara Allet
    Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 29:488-93. 2009
    ..Existing studies evaluate gait indoors, i.e. in specialized gait laboratories. This study evaluates gait parameters in diabetic patients under various real life conditions and compares them to those recorded for healthy controls...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of hip fracture: reversal of a secular trend]
    Thierry Chevalley
    Service des maladies osseuses, Centre collaborateur de I OMS pour la prevention de l ostéoporose, Département de réhabilitation et gériatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1528-30, 1532-3. 2007
    ..4%/year in women (p = 0.021), but remained stable in men (+0.5%/year, p = 0.66), suggesting a reversal of the previously observed secular trend...
  42. ncbi request reprint Survival after parathyroidectomy in patients with end-stage renal disease and severe hyperparathyroidism
    Andrea Trombetti
    Service of Bone Diseases WHO Collaborating Center for Osteoporosis Prevention, Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    World J Surg 31:1014-21. 2007
    ..Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) are at high risk of mortality. Whether an increased risk of death persists after a parathyroidectomy (PTX) is not clearly established...
  43. pmc Brief report: beyond clinical experience: features of data collection and interpretation that contribute to diagnostic accuracy
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education, University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine and Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1302-5. 2006
    ..OBJECTIVE, DESIGN: Prospective, observational study, to determine the respective contribution of clinical experience and data collection features to diagnostic accuracy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cognitive consequences of thalamic, basal ganglia, and deep white matter lacunes in brain aging and dementia
    Gabriel Gold
    Department of Geriatrics, HUG Belle Idée, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Stroke 36:1184-8. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Medical researchers evaluate their methodological skills
    Thomas V Perneger
    Quality of Care Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1323-9. 2004
    ..Clinical epidemiology and statistics skills of clinical researchers are often limited. We assessed methodological skills of medical researchers and identified factors associated with higher skill levels...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cortical microinfarcts and demyelination significantly affect cognition in brain aging
    Eniko Kovari
    Department of Psychiatry, HUG Belle Idée, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Stroke 35:410-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the cognitive consequences of such lesions, we prospectively investigated elderly individuals with various degrees of cognitive impairment but without significant neurofibrillary tangle pathology or macrovascular lesions...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Fee schedules and cost containment]
    Francois R Herrmann
    Service d epidémiologie clinique, Département de réhabilitation et gériatrie, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2254-7. 2009
    ..Alternatives to fee-for-service payment--such as flat fees, or payment based on the quality of medical services--are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Lewy body densities in the entorhinal and anterior cingulate cortex predict cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease
    Eniko Kovari
    Department of Psychiatry, HUG Belle Idée, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol 106:83-8. 2003
    ..They also suggest that LB formation in limbic areas may be crucial for the development of PD dementia...
  49. doi request reprint Physical activity reduces systemic blood pressure and improves early markers of atherosclerosis in pre-pubertal obese children
    Nathalie J Farpour-Lambert
    Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Department of Child and Adolescent, University Hospitals of Geneva, 6 Rue Willy Donze, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2396-406. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of physical activity on systemic blood pressure (BP) and early markers of atherosclerosis in pre-pubertal obese children...
  50. doi request reprint Geriatrics index of comorbidity was the most accurate predictor of death in geriatric hospital among six comorbidity scores
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Geneva University, chemin du Pont Bochet, Thonex, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1036-44. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological validation study of four sets of clinical criteria for vascular dementia
    Gabriel Gold
    Department of Geriatrics, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 159:82-7. 2002
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Telomere length is not predictive of dementia or MCI conversion in the oldest old
    Dina Zekry
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurobiol Aging 31:719-20. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of six co-morbidity indices as predictors of 5 years post hospital discharge survival in the elderly
    Dina Zekry
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Thonex, Switzerland
    Rejuvenation Res 13:675-82. 2010
    ..We conclude that the CIRS and the GIC may improve hospital discharge planning as being useful for clinical decision-making purposes and for clinical research in older patients...
  54. doi request reprint Neurocognitive deficits and personality traits among euthymic patients with mood disorders in late life
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:24-9. 2010
    ..Whether or not these psychological changes are present after remission remains a matter of debate. To date, no study provided concomitant assessment of cognition and psychological functions in this particular clinical setting...
  55. doi request reprint Telomere length and ApoE polymorphism in mild cognitive impairment, degenerative and vascular dementia
    Dina Zekry
    Geneva University, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Thonex, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:108-11. 2010
    ..Thus, telomere length could be a potential candidate to accurately separate vascular from degenerative cognitive impairment...
  56. doi request reprint Agreement between physicians and liaison psychiatrists on depression in old age patients of a general hospital: influence of symptom severity, age and personality
    Alessandra Canuto
    a Division of Liaison Psychiatry and Crisis Intervention, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 20:1092-8. 2016
    ....
  57. doi request reprint A Study of Aβ Oligomers in the Temporal Cortex and Cerebellum of Patients with Neuropathologically Confirmed Alzheimer's Disease Compared to Aged Controls
    Armand Savioz
    Departments of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurodegener Dis 16:398-406. 2016
    ..Investigations of Aβ oligomers in neuropathologically confirmed Alzheimer's disease (AD) are still scarce. We report neurohistopathological and biochemical analyses using antibodies against tau and amyloid β (Aβ) pathology...
  58. doi request reprint Influence of different lubricants on the retentive force of LOCATOR(®) attachments - an in vitro pilot study
    Murali Srinivasan
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University Clinics of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 27:771-5. 2016
    ..The aim of this in vitro pilot study was to evaluate the influence of an artificial saliva (AS) lubricant on the retentive force of a stud-type attachment (LOCATOR(®) ) for implant overdentures (IODs)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Within and across-sex inheritance of bone microarchitecture
    Jessica Pepe
    Division of Bone Diseases, University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 2016
    ..The maternal heritability of bone microarchitecture according to the sex of the offspring is not known...
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence of low muscle mass according to body mass index in older adults
    Christophe E Graf
    Medical Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation and Palliative Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Nutrition 34:124-129. 2017
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Assessing depression outcome in patients with moderate dementia: sensitivity of the HoNOS65+ scale
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, HUG, Belle Idee, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 283:69-72. 2009
    ..95) and specificity (0.88) values. These data suggest that the HoNOS65+F "depressive symptoms" item may provide a valid assessment of the evolution of depressive symptoms in demented patients...
  62. doi request reprint Effect of music-based multitask training on cognition and mood in older adults
    Mélany Hars
    Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine Specialties, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 43:196-200. 2014
    ..in a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial, we investigated whether 6 months of music-based multitask training had beneficial effects on cognitive functioning and mood in older adults...
  63. doi request reprint Stressful life events and neuroticism as predictors of late-life versus early-life depression
    Kerstin Weber
    Divisions of Liaison Psychiatry and Crisis Intervention, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychogeriatrics 13:221-8. 2013
    ..Whether an increase in physical illnesses changes these associations in old age depression remains a matter of debate...
  64. doi request reprint The at-risk foot concerns not only patients with diabetes mellitus
    Zoltan Pataky
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, General Medical Rehabilitation Service, Loëx Hospital, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerontology 54:349-53. 2008
    ..The prevalence of the at-risk foot in patients with diabetes is high and is increasing with age. The screening of the at-risk foot should be performed in all geriatric patients and on a regular basis...
  65. pmc Natural history of older adults with impaired kidney function: the InCHIANTI study
    Sandra V Giannelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Rejuvenation Res 14:513-23. 2011
    ..Older people with CKD displayed a low progression of renal disease and therefore are at higher risk for co-morbidities related to CKD than for progression to end-stage renal disease...
  66. doi request reprint Peripheral skeleton bone strength is positively correlated with total and dairy protein intakes in healthy postmenopausal women
    Claire Durosier-Izart
    Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine Specialties, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr . 2017
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Gait variability in multiple sclerosis: a better falls predictor than EDSS in patients with low disability
    Gilles Allali
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 123:447-50. 2016
    ..73, 95 % CI: 1.23-2.41, p = 0.001) and EDSS (IRR: 2.29, 95 % CI: 1.35-3.90, p = 0.002) were associated with the number of falls. Adding STV to EDSS improves the predictive power of the model from 21 to 26 %, but not adding EDSS to STV...
  68. doi request reprint Age and gender distribution of primary hyperparathyroidism and incidence of surgical treatment in a European country with a particularly high life expectancy
    Laura Richert
    Service of Bone Diseases, Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:400-4. 2009
    ..This study investigates the age- and sex-dependence of PHPT and the incidence of parathyroidectomy (PTX) in Switzerland, a country with a particularly high life expectancy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Demented versus non-demented very old inpatients: the same comorbidities but poorer functional and nutritional status
    Dina Zekry
    Geneva University, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, 3, chemin du Pont Bochet, CH 1226, Thonex, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 37:83-9. 2008
    ..demented patients have been reported to be healthier than other old people of the same age...
  70. pmc Clinical presentation, demographics and outcome of tuberculosis (TB) in a low incidence area: a 4-year study in Geneva, Switzerland
    Omar Kherad
    Department of Internal Medicine Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 9:217. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe clinical and social characteristics of patients with TB and their outcome in a low incidence area with a high immigration rate...
  71. doi request reprint Can postictal memory predict postoperative memory in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy?
    Serge Vulliemoz
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva HUG and Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 53:e170-3. 2012
    ..Postictal verbal memory is a useful bedside tool that can help lateralize the epileptic focus. Larger studies are needed to further estimate its predictive value of the postoperative outcome...
  72. pmc Personality profiles in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Nader Perroud
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 16:199. 2016
    ..To address this issue, we compared the profiles of the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) that assesses personality dimensions in 119 adults ADHD and 403 controls...
  73. doi request reprint Implant survival in 1- versus 2-implant mandibular overdentures: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Murali Srinivasan
    Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University Clinics of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 27:63-72. 2016
    ..This systematic review was performed to compare the survival of 1- vs. 2-implant overdentures (IODs) in the edentulous mandible...
  74. doi request reprint Body composition and all-cause mortality in subjects older than 65 y
    Christophe E Graf
    From the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland CEG and FRH Clinical Nutrition, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland VLK, A MM, SH, and LG and the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland AS
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:760-7. 2015
    ..This information is essential because FMI is modulated through different healthcare strategies than is FFMI...
  75. doi request reprint Effect of different walking aids on walking capacity of patients with poststroke hemiparesis
    Lara Allet
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1408-13. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of 3 different walking aids on walking capacity, temporo-spatial gait parameters, and patient satisfaction...
  76. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Doloplus-2 observational pain assessment scale and comparison to self-assessment in hospitalized elderly
    Sophie Pautex
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Clin J Pain 23:774-9. 2007
    ..In this follow-up study, we report the psychometric properties of the observational Doloplus-2 scale using the visual analog scale (VAS) pain score as a gold standard and evaluate its performance...
  77. doi request reprint Factors influencing emergency delays in acute stroke management
    Lucka Sekoranja
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:393-9. 2009
    ..Early admission to hospital with minimum delay is a prerequisite for successful management of acute stroke. We sought to determine our local pre- and in-hospital factors influencing this delay...