Luciano Molinari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi The effect of variability in maturational tempo and midparent height on variability in linear body measurements
    Luciano Molinari
    Abteilung Wachstum und Entwicklung, Universitatskinderklinik, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 32:679-82. 2005
  2. ncbi TW3 bone age: RUS/CB and gender differences of percentiles for score and score increments
    L Molinari
    Abteilung Wachstum und Entwicklung, Universitatskinderklinik, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 31:421-35. 2004
  3. doi Agreement rates between actigraphy, diary, and questionnaire for children's sleep patterns
    Helene Werner
    Child Development Center, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:350-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Growth charts for nose length, nasal protrusion, and philtrum length from birth to 97 years
    Andreas Zankl
    Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet 111:388-91. 2002
  5. ncbi Dural ectasia in children with Marfan syndrome: a prospective, multicenter, patient-control study
    Walter Knirsch
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet A 140:775-81. 2006
  6. ncbi Electroencephalographic changes after pediatric cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: is slow wave activity unfavorable?
    Bernard Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Res 58:771-8. 2005
  7. doi Very preterm infants show earlier emergence of 24-hour sleep-wake rhythms compared to term infants
    Caroline Guyer
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Zurich, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Early Hum Dev 91:37-42. 2015
  8. doi Cycled light exposure reduces fussing and crying in very preterm infants
    Caroline Guyer
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 130:e145-51. 2012
  9. ncbi Sleep duration from ages 1 to 10 years: variability and stability in comparison with growth
    Oskar G Jenni
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 120:e769-76. 2007
  10. ncbi A longitudinal study of bed sharing and sleep problems among Swiss children in the first 10 years of life
    Oskar G Jenni
    Department of Pediatrics, Growth and Development Center, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 115:233-40. 2005

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Publications21

  1. ncbi The effect of variability in maturational tempo and midparent height on variability in linear body measurements
    Luciano Molinari
    Abteilung Wachstum und Entwicklung, Universitatskinderklinik, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 32:679-82. 2005
    ..Information on the effect of variability in maturational tempo on variability in height attained at the same age is not readily available...
  2. ncbi TW3 bone age: RUS/CB and gender differences of percentiles for score and score increments
    L Molinari
    Abteilung Wachstum und Entwicklung, Universitatskinderklinik, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 31:421-35. 2004
    ..Longitudinal data on bone age progression is scarce...
  3. doi Agreement rates between actigraphy, diary, and questionnaire for children's sleep patterns
    Helene Werner
    Child Development Center, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:350-8. 2008
    ..To describe sleep-wake patterns in kindergarten children by measures derived from questionnaire, diary, and actigraphy and to report rates of agreement between methods according to Bland and Altman...
  4. ncbi Growth charts for nose length, nasal protrusion, and philtrum length from birth to 97 years
    Andreas Zankl
    Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet 111:388-91. 2002
    ..In this study, we present normal values for nose size and philtrum length based on measurements on 2,500 healthy individuals of central European origin, ranging in age from zero to 97 years...
  5. ncbi Dural ectasia in children with Marfan syndrome: a prospective, multicenter, patient-control study
    Walter Knirsch
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet A 140:775-81. 2006
    ..This prospective multicenter observational patient-control study was performed to identify pathologic changes of the lumbosacral spine in young patients with Marfan syndrome...
  6. ncbi Electroencephalographic changes after pediatric cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: is slow wave activity unfavorable?
    Bernard Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Res 58:771-8. 2005
    ..However, our data do not support the notion that EEG slowing is associated with adverse neurologic outcome. This is supported by the fact that EEG slowing was associated with less oxido-inflammatory stress...
  7. doi Very preterm infants show earlier emergence of 24-hour sleep-wake rhythms compared to term infants
    Caroline Guyer
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Zurich, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Early Hum Dev 91:37-42. 2015
    ..Previous studies show contradictory results about the emergence of 24-h rhythms and the influence of external time cues on sleep-wake behavior in preterm compared to term infants...
  8. doi Cycled light exposure reduces fussing and crying in very preterm infants
    Caroline Guyer
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 130:e145-51. 2012
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  9. ncbi Sleep duration from ages 1 to 10 years: variability and stability in comparison with growth
    Oskar G Jenni
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 120:e769-76. 2007
    ..Our goal was to describe the variability of sleep duration (time in bed per 24 hours) in healthy children from 1 to 10 years of age in comparison with growth measures...
  10. ncbi A longitudinal study of bed sharing and sleep problems among Swiss children in the first 10 years of life
    Oskar G Jenni
    Department of Pediatrics, Growth and Development Center, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 115:233-40. 2005
    ..To study age trends, long-term course and secular changes of bed-sharing practices, and sleep problems among Swiss families...
  11. ncbi Detection of overweight and obesity in a national sample of 6-12-y-old Swiss children: accuracy and validity of reference values for body mass index from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the International Obesity Task Force
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Institute for Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, PO Box 474, Seestrasse 72, CH 8803 Ruschlikon, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:838-43. 2004
    ..However, these 2 sets of reference criteria differ, and their accuracy in classifying adiposity has not yet been validated in most countries...
  12. ncbi Dietary intakes of fat and antioxidant vitamins are predictors of subclinical inflammation in overweight Swiss children
    Isabelle Aeberli
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:748-55. 2006
    ..Dietary factors, such as fatty acids and antioxidants, potentially modulate the association between adiposity and subclinical inflammation, but few data are available in children...
  13. ncbi BMI in Japanese children since 1948: no evidence of a major rise in the prevalence of obesity in Japan
    Michael Hermanussen
    Anthropol Anz 65:275-83. 2007
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  14. ncbi Sleep duration from infancy to adolescence: reference values and generational trends
    Ivo Iglowstein
    Growth and Development Center, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 111:302-7. 2003
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  15. ncbi Overweight and obesity in 6-12 year old children in Switzerland
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Institute for Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:523-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to estimate the national prevalence of overweight and obesity in Swiss primary schoolchildren and to determine if adiposity is increasing in this age group...
  16. ncbi New reference values for thyroid volume by ultrasound in iodine-sufficient schoolchildren: a World Health Organization/Nutrition for Health and Development Iodine Deficiency Study Group Report
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Ruschlikon, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:231-7. 2004
    ..In areas of mild-to-moderate IDDs, measurement of thyroid volume (Tvol) by ultrasound is preferable to palpation for grading goiter, but interpretation requires reference criteria from iodine-sufficient children...
  17. ncbi ABase-a tool for the rapid assessment of anthropometric measurements on handheld computers
    Andreas Zankl
    Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Med Genet A 121:146-50. 2003
    ..The program runs on small handheld computers that can easily be carried around in a shirt pocket...
  18. ncbi Assessment of iodine status using dried blood spot thyroglobulin: development of reference material and establishment of an international reference range in iodine-sufficient children
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, LFV E19, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4881-7. 2006
    ..Thyroglobulin (Tg) may be a valuable indicator of improving thyroid function in children after salt iodization. A recently developed Tg assay for use on dried whole blood spots (DBS) makes sampling practical, even in remote areas...
  19. ncbi Sleep behaviour in preterm children from birth to age 10 years: a longitudinal study
    Ivo Iglowstein
    Child Development Centre, Department of Paediatrics, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 95:1691-3. 2006
    ..To study clinically relevant aspects of sleep behaviour in preterm children in comparison to term children...
  20. ncbi Fructose intake is a predictor of LDL particle size in overweight schoolchildren
    Isabelle Aeberli
    Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1174-8. 2007
    ..Childhood adiposity is associated with smaller LDL particle size, but the dietary predictors of LDL size in overweight children have not been studied...
  21. ncbi Early postoperative arrhythmias after cardiac operation in children
    Emanuela Valsangiacomo
    Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:792-6. 2002
    ..Arrhythmias are a recognized complication of cardiac operations. However, little is known about the incidence, treatment, and risk factors for early postoperative arrhythmias in children after cardiac operations...