Published articles I have edited

Nascimento PPGD, Andrade-Valença LPAD. Re-Thinking Subjective Wellbeing of Latin-American and Caribbean Men With Epilepsy: Beyond Sexual Dysfunctions Issues. Int J Public Health [Internet]. 2023 Feb 10 [cited 2023 May 31];68:1605280. Available from:

Yánez É. Why is Mental Health Care Necessary During Hospitalization? Int J Public Health [Internet]. 2022 Nov 1 [cited 2023 May 31];67:1605153. Available from:

Hennel EK, Trachsel A, Subotic U, Lörwald AC, Harendza S, Huwendiek S. How does multisource feedback influence residency training? A qualitative case study. Medical Education [Internet]. 2022 Jun [cited 2023 May 31];56(6):660–9. Available from:

Li J, Schumer M, Bank C. Imbalanced segregation of recombinant haplotypes in hybrid populations reveals inter- and intrachromosomal Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibilities. Buerkle A, editor. PLoS Genet [Internet]. 2022 Mar 28 [cited 2023 May 31];18(3):e1010120. Available from:

Janett-Pellegri C, Wildisen L, Feller M, Del Giovane C, Moutzouri E, Grolimund O, et al. Prevalence and factors associated with chronic use of levothyroxine: A cohort study. Lupattelli A, editor. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2021 Dec 20 [cited 2023 May 31];16(12):e0261160. Available from:

Worni-Schudel I, Tzalis V, Jakob J, Tal K, Gilgien-Dénéréaz L, Gencer B, et al. Association between self-reported motivation to quit smoking with effectiveness of smoking cessation intervention among patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndromes in Switzerland. Preventive Medicine Reports [Internet]. 2021 Dec [cited 2021 Oct 28];24:101583. Available from:

Auer R, Diethelm P, Berthet A. Heating Tobacco Sticks Instead of Combusting Conventional Cigarettes and Future Heart Attacks: Still Smoke, and Risk. Circulation [Internet]. 2021 Nov 9 [cited 2023 May 31];144(19):1539–42. Available from:

Joss S, Moser A, Jakob J, Tal K, Etter JF, Selby K, et al. Counseling in Vape Shops: A Survey of Vape Shop Managers in Switzerland. IJERPH [Internet]. 2021 Oct 15 [cited 2021 Oct 28];18(20):10861. Available from:

Jakob J, von Wyl R, Stalder O, Pletcher MJ, Vittinghoff E, Tal K, et al. Cumulative Marijuana Use and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness at Middle Age: The CARDIA Study. The American Journal of Medicine [Internet]. 2021 Jun [cited 2021 May 27];134(6):777-787.e9. Available from:

Adam L, Feller M, Syrogiannouli L, Del‐Giovane C, Donzé J, Baumgartner C, et al. Novel bleeding risk score for patients with atrial fibrillation on oral anticoagulants, including direct oral anticoagulants. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis [Internet]. 2021 Apr [cited 2023 May 31];19(4):931–40. Available from:

Jakob J, Stalder O, Syrogiannouli L, Pletcher MJ, Vittinghoff E, Ning H, et al. Association between marijuana use and electrocardiographic abnormalities by middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. Addiction [Internet]. 2021 Mar [cited 2021 May 27];116(3):583–95. Available from:

Linder S, Duss SB, Dvořák C, Merlo C, Essig S, Tal K, et al. Treating insomnia in Swiss primary care practices: A survey study based on case vignettes. J Sleep Res [Internet]. 2021 Feb [cited 2021 May 27];30(1). Available from:

Merzouki A, Estill J, Orel E, Tal K, Keiser O. Clusters of sub-Saharan African countries based on sociobehavioural characteristics and associated HIV incidence. PeerJ [Internet]. 2021 Jan 15 [cited 2021 May 27];9:e10660. Available from:

Maire M, Linder S, Dvořák C, Merlo C, Essig S, Tal K, et al. Prevalence and management of chronic insomnia in Swiss primary care: Cross‐sectional data from the “Sentinella” practice‐based research network. J Sleep Res [Internet]. 2020 Oct [cited 2021 May 27];29(5). Available from:

Braun AL, Kässner A, Syrogiannouli L, Selby K, Bulliard JL, Martin Y, et al. Association between colorectal cancer testing and insurance type: Evidence from the Swiss Health Interview Survey 2012. Preventive Medicine Reports [Internet]. 2020 Sep [cited 2021 May 27];19:101111. Available from:

Thiabaud A, Triulzi I, Orel E, Tal K, Keiser O. Social, Behavioral, and Cultural factors of HIV in Malawi: Semi-Automated Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res [Internet]. 2020 Aug 14 [cited 2021 Oct 28];22(8):e18747. Available from:

Taghavi K, Rohner E, Basu P, Low N, Rutjes A, Bohlius J. Screening test Accuracy of Portable Devices that can be used to Perform Colposcopy for Detecting CIN2+ in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis [Internet]. In Review; 2020 Aug [cited 2020 Aug 22]. Available from:

Roulet C, Rozsnyai Z, Jungo KT, A. van der Ploeg M, Floriani C, Kurpas D, et al. Managing hypertension in frail oldest-old—The role of guideline use by general practitioners from 29 countries. Shimosawa T, editor. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2020 Jul 10 [cited 2020 Aug 22];15(7):e0236064. Available from:

Rohner E, Bütikofer L, Schmidlin K, Sengayi M, Maskew M, Giddy J, et al. Cervical cancer risk in women living with HIV across four continents: A multicohort study. Int J Cancer [Internet]. 2020 Feb [cited 2020 Mar 18];146(3):601–9. Available from:

Schenk K, Stoffel L, Bürgin R, Stevens B, Bassler D, Schulzke S, et al. The influence of gestational age in the psychometric testing of the Bernese Pain Scale for Neonates. BMC Pediatr [Internet]. 2019 Dec [cited 2020 Mar 18];19(1):20. Available from:

Kronenberg RM, Beglinger S, Stalder O, Méan M, Limacher A, Beer JH, et al. Statin therapy and recurrent venous thromboembolism in the elderly: a prospective cohort study. Sci Rep [Internet]. 2019 Dec [cited 2020 Mar 18];9(1):14804. Available from:

Lindemann F, Rozsnyai Z, Zumbrunn B, Laukenmann J, Kronenberg R, Streit S. Assessing the mental wellbeing of next generation general practitioners: a cross-sectional survey. BJGP Open [Internet]. 2019 Oct 15 [cited 2020 Mar 18];bjgpopen19X101671. Available from:

Martin Y, Braun LA, Janggen MA, Tal K, Biller-Andorno N, Ducros C, et al. Offering patients a choice for colorectal cancer screening: a quality improvement pilot study in a quality circle of primary care physicians. BMJ Open Qual [Internet]. 2019 Oct [cited 2020 Mar 18];8(4):e000670. Available from:

Phiri N, Tal K, Somerville C, Msukwa MT, Keiser O. “I do all I can but I still fail them”: Health system barriers to providing Option B+ to pregnant and lactating women in Malawi. Anglewicz P, editor. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2019 Sep 12 [cited 2020 Mar 18];14(9):e0222138. Available from:

Streit S, da Costa BR, Christensen S, Tal K, Tandjung R, Jni P. One in seven Swiss physicians has left patient care – results from a national cohort study from 1980-2009. Swiss Med Wkly [Internet]. 2019 Sep 2 [cited 2020 Mar 18]; Available from:

 Jungo KT, Rozsnyai Z, Mantelli S, Floriani C, Löwe AL, Lindemann F, et al. ‘Optimising PharmacoTherapy In the multimorbid elderly in primary CAre’ (OPTICA) to improve medication appropriateness: study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open [Internet]. 2019 Sep [cited 2020 Mar 18];9(9):e031080. Available from:

Braun AL, Prati E, Martin Y, Dvořák C, Tal K, Biller-Andorno N, et al. Variation in colorectal cancer testing between primary care physicians: a cross-sectional study in Switzerland. Int J Public Health [Internet]. 2019 Sep [cited 2020 Mar 18];64(7):1075–83. Available from:

Simon GE, Shortreed SM, Coley RY. Positive Predictive Values and Potential Success of Suicide Prediction Models. JAMA Psychiatry [Internet]. 2019 Aug 1 [cited 2020 Aug 22];76(8):868. Available from:

Del Giovane C, Cortese S, Cipriani A. Combining Pharmacological and Nonpharmacological Interventions in Network Meta-analysis in Psychiatry. JAMA Psychiatry [Internet]. 2019 Aug 1 [cited 2020 Mar 18];76(8):867. Available from:

Martin Y, Braun AL, Biller-Andorno N, Bulliard JL, Cornuz J, Selby K, et al. Screening Refusal Associated with Choice of Colorectal Cancer Screening Methods. A Cross-sectional Study Among Swiss Primary Care Physicians. J GEN INTERN MED [Internet]. 2019 Aug [cited 2020 Mar 18];34(8):1409–11. Available from:

Rohrbasser A, Kirk UB, Arvidsson E. Use of quality circles for primary care providers in 24 European countries: an online survey of European Society for Quality and Safety in family practice delegates. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care [Internet]. 2019 Jul 3 [cited 2020 Mar 18];37(3):302–11. Available from:

Wildisen L, Moutzouri E, Beglinger S, Syrogiannouli L, Cappola AR, Åsvold BO, et al. Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and depressive symptoms: protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. BMJ Open [Internet]. 2019 Jul [cited 2020 Mar 18];9(7):e029716. Available from:

Brezzi M, Bertisch B, Roelens M, Moradpour D, Terziroli Beretta-Piccoli B, Semmo N, et al. Impact of geographic origin on access to therapy and therapy outcomes in the Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study. Khudyakov YE, editor. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2019 Jun 24 [cited 2020 Mar 18];14(6):e0218706. Available from:

Essig S, Michel G, Dupont C, Kiss A, Bergstraesser E, Tinner EM, et al. Communicating “cure” to pediatric oncology patients: A mixed‐methods study. Pediatr Blood Cancer [Internet]. 2019 Jun [cited 2020 Mar 18];66(6):e27661. Available from:

Merzouki A, Estill J, Tal K, Keiser O. Sociobehavioural characteristics and HIV incidence in 29 sub-Saharan African countries: Unsupervised machine learning analysis [Internet]. Epidemiology; 2019 Apr [cited 2020 Mar 18]. Available from:

Streit S, Poortvliet RKE, Elzen WPJ den, Blom JW, Gussekloo J. Systolic Blood Pressure and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With Hypertension. Ann Fam Med [Internet]. 2019 Mar [cited 2020 Mar 18];17(2):100–7. Available from:

Lew MS, L’Allemand D, Meli D, Frey P, Maire M, Isenschmid B, et al. Evaluating a childhood obesity program with the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance (RE-AIM) framework. Preventive Medicine Reports [Internet]. 2019 Mar [cited 2020 Mar 18];13:321–6. Available from:

Blattner CE. Protecting animals within and across borders: extraterritorial jurisdiction and the challenges of globalization. New York: Oxford University Press; 2019. 465 p. 

Rohrbasser A, Harris J, Mickan S, Tal K, Wong G. Quality circles for quality improvement in primary health care: Their origins, spread, effectiveness and lacunae– A scoping review. Van Bogaert P, editor. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2018 Dec 17 [cited 2020 Mar 18];13(12):e0202616. Available from:

Tenthani L, van Oosterhout JJ, Haas AD, Msukwa M, Phiri N, Chimbwandira F, et al. Patterns of caesarean section in HIV infected and non-infected women in Malawi: is caesarean section used for PMTCT? BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth [Internet]. 2018 Dec [cited 2018 Apr 13];18(1). Available from:

Studerus L, Ahrens R, Häuptle C, Goeldlin A, Streit S. Optional part-time and longer GP training modules in GP practices associated with more trainees becoming GPs – a cohort study in Switzerland. BMC Family Practice [Internet]. 2018 Dec [cited 2018 Mar 17];19(1). Available from:

Mantelli S, Jungo KT, Rozsnyai Z, Reeve E, Luymes CH, Poortvliet RKE, et al. How general practitioners would deprescribe in frail oldest-old with polypharmacy — the LESS study. BMC Fam Pract [Internet]. 2018 Dec [cited 2020 Mar 18];19(1):169. Available from:

Frey Nascimento A, Tondorf T, Rothschild SI, Koller MT, Rochlitz C, Kiss A, et al. Oncologist Recommendation Matters! – Predictors of Psycho-Oncological Service Uptake in Oncology Outpatients. Psycho-Oncology [Internet]. 2018 Nov 22 [cited 2018 Dec 4]; Available from:

Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG), Weiss A, Sommer G, Schindera C, Wengenroth L, Karow A, et al. Hearing loss and quality of life in survivors of paediatric CNS tumours and other cancers. Quality of Life Research [Internet]. 2018 Oct 10 [cited 2018 Dec 4]; Available from:

Msukwa MT, Estill J, Haas AD, van Oosterhout JJ, Tenthani L, Davies MA, et al. Weight gain of HIV-exposed, uninfected children born before and after introduction of the ‘Option B+’ programme in Malawi: AIDS [Internet]. 2018 Sep [cited 2018 Oct 8];32(15):2201–8. Available from:

Rozsnyai Z, Tal K, Bachofner M, Maisonneuve H, Moser-Bucher C, Mueller Y, et al. Swiss students and young physicians want a flexible goal-oriented GP training curriculum. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care [Internet]. 2018 Jul 3 [cited 2018 Oct 8];36(3):249–61. Available from:

Streit S, Poortvliet RKE, Gussekloo J. Lower blood pressure during antihypertensive treatment is associated with higher all-cause mortality and accelerated cognitive decline in the oldest-old. Data from the Leiden 85-plus Study. Age and Ageing [Internet]. 2018 Jul 1 [cited 2018 Jun 22];47(4):545–50. Available from:

Tondorf T, Grossert A, Rothschild SI, Koller MT, Rochlitz C, Kiss A, et al. Focusing on cancer patients’ intentions to use psychooncological support: A longitudinal, mixed-methods study. Psycho-Oncology [Internet]. 2018 Jun [cited 2020 Mar 18];27(6):1656–63. Available from:

Estill J, Kerr CC, Blaser N, Salazar-Vizcaya L, Tenthani L, Wilson DP, et al. The Effect of Monitoring Viral Load and Tracing Patients Lost to Follow-up on the Course of the HIV Epidemic in Malawi: A Mathematical Model. Open Forum Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2018 May 1 [cited 2020 Mar 18];5(5). Available from:

Floriani C, Feller M, Aubert CE, M’Rabet-Bensalah K, Collet TH, den Elzen WPJ, et al. Thyroid Dysfunction and Anemia: A Prospective Cohort Study and a Systematic Review. Thyroid [Internet]. 2018 May [cited 2018 Jun 22];28(5):575–82. Available from:

Auer R, Sidney S, Goff D, Vittinghoff E, Pletcher MJ, Allen NB, et al. Lifetime marijuana use and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study: Marijuana use and subclinical atherosclerosis. Addiction [Internet]. 2018 May [cited 2018 Jun 22];113(5):845–56. Available from:

Schneider C, Feller M, Bauer DC, Collet TH, da Costa BR, Auer R, et al. Initial evaluation of thyroid dysfunction – Are simultaneous TSH and fT4 tests necessary? Shimosawa T, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2018 Apr 30 [cited 2018 Jun 22];13(4):e0196631. Available from:

Paul P, Berlin C, Maessen M, Valtonen H. A comparison of regret-based and utility-based discrete choice modelling – an empirical illustration with hospital bed choice. Applied Economics [Internet]. 2018 Mar 5 [cited 2018 Apr 13];1–11. Available from:

Keiser O, Giudici F, Müllhaupt B, Junker C, Dufour JF, Moradpour D, et al. Trends in hepatitis C-related mortality in Switzerland. Journal of Viral Hepatitis [Internet]. 2018 Feb [cited 2018 Mar 17];25(2):152–60. Available from:

Chappuis V, Maestre L, Bürki A, Barré S, Buser D, Zysset P, et al. Osseointegration of ultrafine-grained titanium with a hydrophilic nano-patterned surface: an in vivo examination in miniature pigs. Biomaterials Science [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2018 Oct 8];6(9):2448–59. Available from:

Zwahlen D, Tondorf T, Rothschild S, Koller MT, Rochlitz C, Kiss A. Understanding why cancer patients accept or turn down psycho-oncological support: a prospective observational study including patients? and clinicians? perspectives on communication about distress. BMC Cancer [Internet]. 2017 Dec [cited 2017 Jun 21];17(1). Available from:

Goutaki M, Halbeisen FS, Spycher BD, Maurer E, Belle F, Amirav I, et al. Growth and nutritional status, and their association with lung function: a study from the international Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Cohort. European Respiratory Journal [Internet]. 2017 Dec [cited 2018 Mar 17];50(6):1701659. Available from:

Gisler LB, Bachofner M, Moser-Bucher CN, Scherz N, Streit S. From practice employee to (co-)owner: young GPs predict their future careers: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Family Practice [Internet]. 2017 Dec [cited 2017 Feb 9];18(1). Available from:

da Costa BR, Beckett B, Diaz A, Resta NM, Johnston BC, Egger M, et al. Effect of standardized training on the reliability of the Cochrane risk of bias assessment tool: a prospective study. Systematic Reviews [Internet]. 2017 Dec [cited 2017 Mar 10];6(1). Available from:

60. Schori D, Hofmann K, Abel T. Patterns of sports participation, health risk behaviours, and socio-economic position in young Swiss men. European Journal for Sport and Society [Internet]. 2017 Sep 27 [cited 2017 Nov 9];1–18. Available from:

Sengayi MM, Kielkowski D, Egger M, Dreosti L, Bohlius J. Survival of patients with Kaposi’s sarcoma in the South African antiretroviral treatment era: A retrospective cohort study. South African Medical Journal [Internet]. 2017 Sep 22 [cited 2017 Nov 9];107(10):871. Available from:

Moser H, Leitner M, Baeyens JP, Radlinger L. Pelvic floor muscle activity during impact activities in continent and incontinent women: a systematic review. International Urogynecology Journal [Internet]. 2017 Sep 7 [cited 2017 Sep 12]; Available from:

Aubert CE, Bauer DC, da Costa BR, Feller M, Rieben C, Simonsick EM, et al. Association between subclinical thyroid dysfunction and dementia: the Health, Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Clinical Endocrinology [Internet]. 2017 Aug 29 [cited 2017 Sep 12]; Available from:

Origlia Ikhilor P, Hasenberg G, Kurth E, Stocker Kalberer B, Cignacco E, Pehlke-Milde J. Barrier-Free Communication in Maternity Care of Allophone Migrants: BRIDGE Study Protocol. Journal of Advanced Nursing [Internet]. 2017 Aug 23 [cited 2017 Sep 12]; Available from:

da Costa BR, Reichenbach S, Keller N, Nartey L, Wandel S, Jüni P, et al. Effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of pain in knee and hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis. The Lancet [Internet]. 2017 Jul [cited 2020 Mar 18];390(10090):e21–33. Available from:

Chimbetete C, Mugglin C, Shamu T, Kalesan B, Bertisch B, Egger M, et al. New-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients receiving HIV care at Newlands Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe: retrospective cohort analysis. Tropical Medicine & International Health [Internet]. 2017 Jun 8 [cited 2017 Jun 21]; Available from:

Koller M, Stahel WA. Nonsingular subsampling for regression S estimators with categorical predictors. Computational Statistics [Internet]. 2017 Jun [cited 2017 Jun 21];32(2):631–46. Available from:

Jurca M, Ramette A, Dogaru CM, Goutaki M, Spycher BD, Latzin P, et al. Prevalence of cough throughout childhood: A cohort study. Singer F, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2017 May 24 [cited 2017 Jun 21];12(5):e0177485. Available from:

Wang J, Ramette A, Jurca M, Goutaki M, Beardsmore CS, Kuehni CE. Breastfeeding and respiratory tract infections during the first 2 years of life. ERJ Open Research [Internet]. 2017 Apr [cited 2017 Jun 21];3(2):00143–2016. Available from:

Floriani C, Gencer B, Collet TH, Rodondi N. Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and cardiovascular diseases: 2016 update. European Heart Journal [Internet]. 2017 Feb 27 [cited 2017 Jun 21]; Available from:

Panczak R, Luta X, Maessen M, Stuck AE, Berlin C, Schmidlin K, et al. Regional Variation of Cost of Care in the Last 12 Months of Life in Switzerland: Small-area Analysis Using Insurance Claims Data. Medical Care [Internet]. 2017 Feb [cited 2017 Apr 5];55(2):155–63. Available from:

Haas AD, van Oosterhout JJ, Tenthani L, Jahn A, Zwahlen M, Msukwa MT, et al. HIV transmission and retention in care among HIV-exposed children enrolled in Malawi’s prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme. Journal of the International AIDS Society [Internet]. 2017 Jan 1 [cited 2017 Sep 12];20(1). Available from:

World Health Organization and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Policy options on mental health: a WHO-Gulbenkian Mental Health Platform collaboration. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017. Report No.: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO. 

Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, Michel G, Zwahlen M, Nicolas X, Kuehni CE, et al. No evidence of response bias in a population-based childhood cancer survivor questionnaire survey—Results from the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. PloS one [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2017 Jun 21];12(5):e0176442. Available from:

Rohner E, Kasaro M, Msadabwe-Chikuni SC, Stinson K, Mohamed Z, Tweya H, et al. Treatment and outcome of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma in South Africa, Malawi and Zambia: an international comparison. Pan African Medical Journal [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2018 Mar 17];28. Available from:

Hoxha I, Syrogiannouli L, Luta X, Tal K, Goodman DC, da Costa BR, et al. Caesarean sections and for-profit status of hospitals: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ open [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2017 Jun 21];7(2):e013670. Available from:

Berger A, Bachmann N, Signorell A, Erdin R, Oelhafen S, Reich O, et al. Perinatal mental disorders in Switzerland: prevalence estimates and use of mental-health services. Swiss Medical Weekly. 2017;147(w14417). 

Tièche R, da Costa BR, Streit S. Patient satisfaction is biased by renovations to the interior of a primary care office: a pretest-posttest assessment. BMC Health Services Research [Internet]. 2016 Dec [cited 2016 Aug 16];16(1). Available from:

Lingg M, Wyss K, Durán-Arenas L. Effects of procurement practices on quality of medical device or service received: a qualitative study comparing countries. BMC Health Services Research [Internet]. 2016 Dec [cited 2016 Sep 29];16(1). Available from:

Krause C, Sommerhalder K, Beer-Borst S, Abel T. Just a subtle difference? Findings from a systematic review on definitions of nutrition literacy and food literacy. Health Promotion International [Internet]. 2016 Nov 1 [cited 2017 Jan 19];daw084. Available from:

Belle F, Wengenroth L, Weiss A, Sommer G, Beck Popovic M, Ansari M, et al. Low adherence to dietary recommendations in adult childhood cancer survivors. Clinical Nutrition [Internet]. 2016 Oct [cited 2017 Jan 19]; Available from:

Weiss A, Sommer G, Kasteler R, Scheinemann K, Grotzer M, Kompis M, et al. Long-term auditory complications after childhood cancer: A report from the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Weiss et al. Pediatric Blood & Cancer [Internet]. 2016 Sep [cited 2016 Sep 29]; Available from:

Bohlius J, Pediatric AIDS-Defining Cancer Project Working Group for IeDEA Southern Africa, TApHOD, and COHERE in EuroCoorda. Kaposi Sarcoma Risk in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents on Combination Antiretroviral Therapy From Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and Asia. Clinical Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2016 Aug 30 [cited 2016 Sep 29];ciw519. Available from:

Begré L, Rohner E, Mbulaiteye SM, Egger M, Bohlius J. Is human herpesvirus 8 infection more common in men than in women? Systematic review and meta-analysis: HHV-8 infection in men and women. International Journal of Cancer [Internet]. 2016 Aug 15 [cited 2016 Jun 14];139(4):776–83. Available from:

Salazar-Vizcaya L, Kouyos RD, Zahnd C, Wandeler G, Battegay M, Darling KEA, et al. Hepatitis C virus transmission among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: Modeling the effect of behavioral and treatment interventions. Hepatology [Internet]. 2016 Aug [cited 2016 Sep 29]; Available from:

Essig S, Steiner C, Kuehni CE, Weber H, Kiss A. Improving Communication in Adolescent Cancer Care: A Multiperspective Study: Communication in Adolescent Cancer Care. Pediatric Blood & Cancer [Internet]. 2016 Aug [cited 2017 Jan 19];63(8):1423–30. Available from:

Haas AD, Msukwa MT, Egger M, Tenthani L, Tweya H, Jahn A, et al. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy During and After Pregnancy: Cohort Study on Women Receiving Care in Malawi’s “Option B+” programme. Clinical Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2016 Jul 26 [cited 2016 Aug 16];ciw500. Available from:

Schindler M, Spycher BD, Ammann RA, Ansari M, Michel G, Kuehni CE, et al. Cause-specific long-term mortality in survivors of childhood cancer in Switzerland: A population-based study: Long-term mortality in survivors of childhood cancer. International Journal of Cancer [Internet]. 2016 Jul 15 [cited 2016 Jun 14];139(2):322–33. Available from:

Bohlius J, Maxwell N, Spoerri A, Wainwright R, Sawry S, Poole J, et al. Incidence of AIDS-defining and Other Cancers in HIV-positive Children in South Africa: Record Linkage Study. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal [Internet]. 2016 Jun [cited 2016 Jun 14];35(6):e164–70. Available from:

Bertisch B, Giudici F, Negro F, Moradpour D, Müllhaupt B, Moriggia A, et al. Characteristics of Foreign-Born Persons in the Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study: Implications for Screening Recommendations. Khudyakov YE, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2016 May 26 [cited 2016 Jun 14];11(5):e0155464. Available from:

Wengenroth L, Sommer G, Schindler M, Spycher BD, von der Weid NX, Stutz-Grunder E, et al. Income in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Bruns H, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2016 May 23 [cited 2016 Jun 14];11(5):e0155546. Available from:

Tonia T, Van Oyen H, Berger A, Schindler C, Künzli N. If I tweet will you cite? The effect of social media exposure of articles on downloads and citations. International Journal of Public Health [Internet]. 2016 May [cited 2017 Jan 19];61(4):513–20. Available from:

Berlin C, Jüni P, Endrich O, Zwahlen M. Revascularization Treatment of Emergency Patients with Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Switzerland: Results from a Nationwide, Cross-Sectional Study in Switzerland for 2010-2011. Ahrens I, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2016 Apr 14 [cited 2016 Jun 14];11(4):e0153326. Available from:

Haas AD, Tenthani L, Msukwa MT, Tal K, Jahn A, Gadabu OJ, et al. Retention in care during the first 3 years of antiretroviral therapy for women in Malawi’s option B+ programme: an observational cohort study. Lancet HIV [Internet]. 2016 Apr [cited 2017 Jan 19];3(4):e175–82. Available from:

Giudici F, Bertisch B, Negro F, Stirnimann G, Müllhaupt B, Moradpour D, et al. Access to therapy and therapy outcomes in the Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study: a person-centred approach. Journal of Viral Hepatitis [Internet]. 2016 Mar [cited 2016 Jun 14];n/a-n/a. Available from:

Steiner A, Hella J, Grüninger S, Mhalu G, Mhimbira F, Cercamondi CI, et al. Managing research and surveillance projects in real-time with a novel open-source e Management tool designed for under-resourced countries. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association [Internet]. 2016 Feb 15 [cited 2016 Jun 14];ocv185. Available from:

Dysli M, Abegg M. Gaze-dependent phoria and vergence adaptation. Journal of Vision [Internet]. 2016 Feb 1 [cited 2016 Feb 16];16(3):2. Available from:

Zahnd C, Salazar-Vizcaya L, Dufour JF, Müllhaupt B, Wandeler G, Kouyos R, et al. Modelling the impact of deferring HCV treatment on liver-related complications in HIV coinfected men who have sex with men. Journal of Hepatology [Internet]. 2016 Feb [cited 2016 Jun 14]; Available from:

Smolka J, Pirker B. International Law and Pragmatics — An Accont of Interpretaton in International Law. Int J of Language Law [Internet]. 2016;5:1–40. Available from:

Koller M. robustlmm : An R Package for Robust Estimation of Linear Mixed-Effects Models. Journal of statistical software [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2017 Jan 19];75(6). Available from:

Berlin C. Cardiovascular disease in Switzerland – health care, mortality and geographical pattern. PhD dissertation (Epidemiology, University of Bern); 2016. Available from

Magi T, Kuehni CE, Torchetti L, Wengenroth L, Lüer S, Frei-Erb M. Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Children with Cancer: A Study at a Swiss University Hospital. Sethi G, editor. PLOS ONE [Internet]. 2015 Dec 22 [cited 2016 Jan 18];10(12):e0145787. Available from:

Streit S, Limacher A, Zeller A, Bürge M. Detecting dementia in patients with normal neuropsychological screening by Short Smell Test and Palmo-Mental Reflex Test: an observational study. BMC Geriatrics [Internet]. 2015 Dec [cited 2015 Aug 5];15(1). Available from:

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