Christian Meier

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Osteoporosis: diagnostic assessment]
    Christian Meier
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetes und klinische Ernährung, Universitatsspital Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 98:1141-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Effects of diabetes drugs on the skeleton
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Bone 82:93-100. 2016
  3. doi request reprint The role of teriparatide in sequential and combination therapy of osteoporosis
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13952. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Effect of ibandronate on spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    C Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Missionsstrasse 24, CH 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    Osteoporos Int 25:359-66. 2014
  5. doi request reprint [Osteoporosis: evaluation, diagnosis and monitoring]
    Christian Meier
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Universitatsspital Basel
    Ther Umsch 69:145-52. 2012
  6. pmc Bone turnover in elderly men: relationships to change in bone mineral density
    Tuan V Nguyen
    Bone and Mineral Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:13. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Calcium supplementation, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Basel
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13260. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Thiazolidinediones and skeletal health]
    C Meier
    Division d endocrinologie, diabète et nutrition clinique, Hôpital universitaire de Bâle, Bale
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1309-10, 1312-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones and incident fracture risk in older men: the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 168:47-54. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum estradiol after single dose hCG administration correlates with Leydig cell reserve in hypogonadal men: reassessment of the hCG stimulation test
    Christian Meier
    Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Lab 51:509-15. 2005

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Publications44

  1. doi request reprint [Osteoporosis: diagnostic assessment]
    Christian Meier
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetes und klinische Ernährung, Universitatsspital Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 98:1141-7. 2009
    ..The cutoff value beyond which treatment should be initiated needs to be determined, based not only on clinical criteria, but also on economic considerations...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of diabetes drugs on the skeleton
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Bone 82:93-100. 2016
    ..Meanwhile SGLT2-inhibitors should be used with caution in patients with high fracture risk, which is specifically true for the use of thiazolidinediones. ..
  3. doi request reprint The role of teriparatide in sequential and combination therapy of osteoporosis
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13952. 2014
    ..Potential first-line indications for osteoanabolic treatment as well as the benefits and limitations of sequential and combination therapy with antiresorptive drugs are discussed. ..
  4. doi request reprint Effect of ibandronate on spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    C Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Missionsstrasse 24, CH 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    Osteoporos Int 25:359-66. 2014
    ..Based on this double-blind, placebo-controlled study, ibandronate has no beneficial effect on clinical and radiological outcome in patients with spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee over and above anti-inflammatory medication...
  5. doi request reprint [Osteoporosis: evaluation, diagnosis and monitoring]
    Christian Meier
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Universitatsspital Basel
    Ther Umsch 69:145-52. 2012
    ..The purpose of this overview is to examine the possibilities of clinical investigation, BMD measurement and determination of bone turnover markers for the evaluation of therapeutic response...
  6. pmc Bone turnover in elderly men: relationships to change in bone mineral density
    Tuan V Nguyen
    Bone and Mineral Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:13. 2007
    ..an individual; (ii) is there a relationship between baseline measurements of bone turnover markers and subsequent change in BMD; and (iii) is there a relationship between changes in bone turnover markers and changes in femoral neck BMD?..
  7. doi request reprint Calcium supplementation, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Basel
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13260. 2011
    ..Nevertheless we should keep in mind that for significant reduction in fracture risk, pharmacological treatment is mandatory in patients at risk of fractures irrespective of calcium and vitamin D supplementation...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Thiazolidinediones and skeletal health]
    C Meier
    Division d endocrinologie, diabète et nutrition clinique, Hôpital universitaire de Bâle, Bale
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1309-10, 1312-3. 2009
    ..As a consequence of these observations, clinicians have to carefully assess the fracture risk in patients with type 2 diabetes before starting a therapy with thiazolidinediones...
  9. doi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones and incident fracture risk in older men: the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 168:47-54. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the relationship between serum levels of testosterone and estradiol and future fracture risk in community-dwelling men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum estradiol after single dose hCG administration correlates with Leydig cell reserve in hypogonadal men: reassessment of the hCG stimulation test
    Christian Meier
    Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Lab 51:509-15. 2005
    ..Assessment of E2 increments would render the test procedure more practical, less time-consuming and more cost-effective than assessing peak T levels after 72 hours...
  11. doi request reprint Pattern of thyroid function during early pregnancy in women diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism and treated with l-thyroxine is similar to that in euthyroid controls
    Christian De Geyter
    Division of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine at the Women s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Thyroid 19:53-9. 2009
    ..We intended to determine the regulation of thyroid function in women with SCH receiving constant l-thyroxine (T4) replacement during early pregnancy as compared to euthyroid controls...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of bisphosphonate wash-out prior to teriparatide therapy in clinical practice
    Christina Keel
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital Basel, Missionsstrasse 24, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Bone Miner Metab 28:68-76. 2010
    ..Furthermore, as bisphosphonate wash-out does not appear to influence the treatment effect, teriparatide therapy can be started immediately after ceasing bisphosphonate therapy and wash-out...
  13. ncbi request reprint Restoration of euthyroidism accelerates bone turnover in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism: a randomized controlled trial
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Osteoporos Int 15:209-16. 2004
    ..However, long-term studies are needed to confirm this assumption...
  14. doi request reprint Use of antidiabetic agents and the risk of pancreatic cancer: a case-control analysis
    Michael Bodmer
    Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Division of Clinical Pharmacy and Epidemiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:620-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the association between use of metformin or other antidiabetic drugs, diabetes, and the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  15. pmc Long-term metformin use is associated with decreased risk of breast cancer
    Michael Bodmer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 33:1304-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether use of oral hypoglycemic agents is associated with an altered breast cancer risk in women...
  16. pmc Metformin, sulfonylureas, or other antidiabetes drugs and the risk of lactic acidosis or hypoglycemia: a nested case-control analysis
    Michael Bodmer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 31:2086-91. 2008
    ..Hypoglycemia is a major concern using sulfonylureas. The aim of this study was to compare the risk of lactic acidosis and hypoglycemia among patients with type 2 diabetes using oral antidiabetes drugs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prolactin dysregulation in women with subclinical hypothyroidism: effect of levothyroxine replacement therapy
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    Thyroid 13:979-85. 2003
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  18. doi request reprint Possible beneficial effect of bisphosphonates in osteonecrosis of the knee
    Marius E Kraenzlin
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1638-44. 2010
    ..Further randomized, controlled trials are warranted to confirm the potential beneficial role of bisphosphonates in the treatment of osteonecrosis of the knee...
  19. doi request reprint Risk of fractures with glitazones: a critical review of the evidence to date
    Michael Bodmer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Saf 32:539-47. 2009
    ..As a consequence of these observations, clinicians should carefully assess the fracture risk in patients with type 2 diabetes before starting therapy with glitazones...
  20. doi request reprint Use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and fracture risk
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4909-16. 2010
    ..Studies on the association between DMPA use and fracture risk are limited...
  21. pmc Serum thyroid stimulating hormone in assessment of severity of tissue hypothyroidism in patients with overt primary thyroid failure: cross sectional survey
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basle, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:311-2. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Is there a clinical relevance of partial androgen deficiency of the aging male?
    Mirjam Christ-Crain
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:624-7. 2004
    ..We investigate the association between various T measures and clinical and biochemical parameters of the aging male...
  23. doi request reprint Use of metformin is not associated with a decreased risk of colorectal cancer: a case-control analysis
    Michael Bodmer
    Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Hospital Pharmacy, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 26, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:280-6. 2012
    ..To explore the association between use of metformin or other antidiabetic drugs and the risk of colorectal cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Use of thiazolidinediones and fracture risk
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 2, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 168:820-5. 2008
    ..Thiazolidinediones may adversely affect the skeleton owing to decreased bone formation and accelerated bone loss...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of restoration of euthyroidism on peripheral blood cells and erythropoietin in women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Mirjam Christ-Crain
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Hormones (Athens) 2:237-42. 2003
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the effects of L-T4 replacement therapy on peripheral blood elements in female patients with SCH before and after restoration of euthyroidism in a randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Elevated C-reactive protein and homocysteine values: cardiovascular risk factors in hypothyroidism? A cross-sectional and a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Mirjam Christ-Crain
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospitals, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 166:379-86. 2003
    ..In contrast to overt disease, only CRP, but not tHcy values, are affected in SCH, yet without significant improvement after L-thyroxine therapy...
  27. doi request reprint Intravenous bisphosphonates for postmenopausal osteoporosis: safety profiles of zoledronic acid and ibandronate in clinical practice
    Patricia Sieber
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Missionsstrasse 24, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Drug Investig 33:117-22. 2013
    ..We assessed the safety of annual infusions of zoledronic acid and 3-monthly injections of ibandronate in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis...
  28. doi request reprint Proton pump inhibitors and fracture risk: true effect or residual confounding?
    Michael Bodmer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Saf 33:843-52. 2010
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  29. doi request reprint Bisphosphonate therapy start may transiently increase the risk of tendon rupture in patients with glucocorticoid co-medication: a population-based observational study
    Julia Spoendlin
    Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Division of Clinical Pharmacy and Epidemiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25:1116-1123. 2016
    ..We performed an exploratory analysis on the association of new bisphosphonate use and incident tendon rupture in patients with or without oral glucocorticoid co-medication...
  30. doi request reprint Parathyroid hormone analogues in the treatment of osteoporosis
    Marius E Kraenzlin
    University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland marius kraenzlin unibas ch
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 7:647-56. 2011
    ..Concurrent therapy with antiresorptive agents should be avoided, but sequential therapy with these agents might consolidate the beneficial effects on the skeleton...
  31. doi request reprint Procalcitonin levels predict clinical course and progression-free survival in patients with medullary thyroid cancer
    Martin A Walter
    Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Cancer 116:31-40. 2010
    ..Procalcitonin has been well established as an important marker of sepsis and systemic infection. The authors evaluated the diagnostic and predictive value of calcitonin and its prohormone procalcitonin in medullary thyroid cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of Incretin-Based Therapies and SGLT2 Inhibitors on Skeletal Health
    Andrea Egger
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital, Missionsstrasse 24, CH 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 14:345-350. 2016
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  33. ncbi request reprint The Risk of Achilles or Biceps Tendon Rupture in New Statin Users: A Propensity Score-Matched Sequential Cohort Study
    Julia Spoendlin
    Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Division of Clinical Pharmacy and Epidemiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Saf 39:1229-1237. 2016
    ..Case reports and pharmacovigilance data reported cases of tendon ruptures in statin users, but evidence from observational studies is scarce and inconclusive. We aimed to assess the association between new statin use and tendon rupture...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone in the management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer
    Marius E Kraenzlin
    University Hospital Basel, Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Missionsstrasse 24, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 6:167-76. 2006
    ..In addition, rhTSH has potential for use in facilitating the treatment of metastasis in patients with DTC and in patients with non-toxic nodular goiter; however, more clinical trials are needed to confirm its use in these situations...
  35. doi request reprint Automated HPLC assay for urinary collagen cross-links: effect of age, menopause, and metabolic bone diseases
    Marius E Kraenzlin
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 54:1546-53. 2008
    ..We evaluated the analytical and clinical performance of a commercially available PYD HPLC assay and established reference intervals in children and adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and its determinants in men with opioid dependence
    Frank Gotthardt
    Basel Center for Addiction Medicine, Basel, Switzerland
    J Bone Miner Metab . 2016
    ..We conclude that low bone mass is highly prevalent in middle-aged men on long-term opioid dependency, a finding which may partly be determined by partial androgen deficiency...
  37. doi request reprint External validation of the GREAT score to predict relapse risk in Graves' disease Results from a multicenter, retrospective study with 741 patients
    Tristan Struja
    T Struja, Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, 5001, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol . 2017
    ..First line treatment in Graves' disease is often done with antithyroid agents (ATD) but relapse rates remain high making definite treatment necessary. Predictors for relapse risk help guiding initial treatment decisions...
  38. doi request reprint Bisphosphonate induced hypocalcaemia - report of six cases and review of the literature
    Veronika Kreutle
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Medical University Hospital Aarau, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13979. 2014
    ..To avoid serious hypocalcaemia, pre-treatment calcium and vitamin D status should be assessed and corrected if appropriate. ..
  39. doi request reprint [In Process Citation]
    Nicole Nigro
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Universitatsspital Basel
    Ther Umsch 71:229-37. 2014
    ..A careful monitoring of potential side effects is necessary. ..
  40. doi request reprint [In Process Citation]
    Marius Kraenzlin
    Endokrinologische Praxis und Labor, Basel und Klinik für Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Universitatsspital Basel
    Ther Umsch 71:209-19. 2014
    ..Treatment with aromatese inhibitors for breast cancer and antiandrogen treatment for prostate cancer are associated with an increased fracture risk and warrant increased diagnostic and treatment awareness. ..
  41. pmc Antiepileptics and bone health
    Christian Meier
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 3:235-43. 2011
    ..Drug therapy (bisphosphonates) is reserved for the treatment of patients who have a high fracture risk; there are no specific intervention studies available in patients with epilepsy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of the spontaneous course of subclinical hypothyroidism: prognostic value of thyrotropin, thyroid reserve, and thyroid antibodies
    Gerold Huber
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Clinic of Medicine B, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3221-6. 2002
    ..0-15.6). Our study helps to recognize the spontaneous course of subclinical hypothyroidism and in the identification of patients most likely to progress to overt hypothyroidism...
  43. doi request reprint [Primary hyperparathyroidism]
    Isabelle Suter-Widmer
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel
    Ther Umsch 68:321-6. 2011
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  44. ncbi request reprint Review of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A in children: therapeutic results of early thyroidectomy and prognostic value of codon analysis
    Gabor Szinnai
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 111:E132-9. 2003
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