Sabina De Geest
University of Basel
Internal medicineSurgeryCross-sectional studyPsychosocialNursingHealth careIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyPediatricsProspective cohort studyPsychological interventionHeart transplantationMEDLINEQuality of life (healthcare)Kidney transplantationPopulationTransplantationMedication adherenceFamily medicineMedicine
Publications 409
#1Maan Isabella Cajita (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 9
#2Kris Denhaerynck (University of Basel)H-Index: 28
Last. Sabina De Geest (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 72
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PurposeTo explore the association between the degree of Chronic illness management and survival rates at 1-, 3-, 5-years post heart transplantation.MethodsExploratory secondary analysis of a cross-...
#1Rita Achermann (University Hospital of Basel)H-Index: 6
#2Michael T. Koller (University Hospital of Basel)H-Index: 34
Last. Isabelle Binet (Kantonsspital St. Gallen)H-Index: 20
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Background null Living donor renal transplantation is widely performed in Switzerland with a superior long-term outcome and lower waiting time compared with deceased renal transplantation. However the chances of receiving a living donor kidney transplant are not the same for all transplant candidates. The current study aimed to identify psychosocial and demographic characteristics that predict lower access to living kidney donation in Switzerland. null Methods null The study was a nationwide mul...
#1Martin Schweiger (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 19
#2Tugba Erdil (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 1
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Abstract null null Background null Data on individualized immunosuppressive protocols for the pediatric heart recipients are missing in Europe. To contribute to this very small but specialized field, we describe the use of induction therapy (IT) in pediatric heart transplant patients in Switzerland and the retrospective outcomes. null null null Method null This is a retrospective national database analysis of children null null null null Results null All 32 patients (12♂, 20♀), median age at HT ...
#1Anita Dabirzadeh (McGill University)
#2Mourad Dahhou (MUHC: McGill University Health Centre)H-Index: 22
Last. Lorraine A. Hamiwka (U of C: University of Calgary)H-Index: 10
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Background null We aimed to identify care processes and structures that were independently associated with higher medication adherence among young transplant recipients. null Methods null We conducted a prospective, observational cohort study of 270 prevalent kidney, liver, and heart transplant recipients 14-25 years old. Patients were ≥3 months post-transplant, ≥2 months post-discharge, and followed in one of 14 pediatric or 14 adult transplant programs in Canada. Patients were enrolled between...
#1Lynn Leppla (University of Basel)H-Index: 3
#2Anja Schmid (University of Basel)
Last. Robert Zeiser (University of Freiburg)H-Index: 64
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PURPOSE Allogeneic stem cell transplantation would benefit from re-engineering care towards an integrated eHealth-facilitated care model. With this paper we aim to: (1) describe the development of an integrated care model (ICM) in allogeneic SteM-cell-transplantatIon faciLitated by eHealth (SMILe) by combining implementation, behavioral, and computer science methods (e.g., contextual analysis, Behavior Change Wheel, and user-centered design combined with agile software development); and (2) desc...
#1Nathalie Duerinckx (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 6
#2Patrick Smith (Duke University)H-Index: 71
Last. Fabienne Dobbels (University of Basel)H-Index: 56
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Abstract Objective To investigate the impact of depressive symptoms at 1-year post-heart transplant (HTx) on cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV) and mortality. Methods We performed a single-center prospective cohort study of patients 1-year post-HTx consecutively enrolled between January 2001 and September 2015, and followed-up until November 2020. Kaplan-Meier and uni- and multivariate cox proportional hazards models were used to investigate the impact of depressive symptoms (Beck Depression I...
#1Flaka Siqeca (University of Basel)
#2Katrina Obas (Swiss TPH: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute)
Last. Andreas Zeller (University of Basel)H-Index: 17
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BACKGROUND Most older adults prefer to continue living at home despite increasing care needs and demand for services. To aid in maintaining independence, integrated care models for community-dwelling older people are promoted as the most cost-effective approach. The implementation of such care models is challenging and often the end-users are not involved or their needs are not considered. We conducted a population survey in order to understand the needs and preferences of home-dwelling older ad...
#1Elisa Oliveira Marsicano-Souza (UFJF: Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora)
#2Fernando Antonio Basile Colugnati (UFJF: Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora)H-Index: 22
Last. Helady Sanders-Pinheiro (UFJF: Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora)H-Index: 11
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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and variability of nonadherence to immunosuppressives and nonpharmacological treatment across kidney transplantation centers and two health access-disparate regions in Brazil. METHODS In a cross-sectional design, a random multistage sample of 1,105 patients was included, based on center transplantation activity (low/moderate/high) and region (R1: North/Northeast/Mid-West; and R2: South/Southeast). Nonadherence to immunosuppressives (implementation phase) was ...
#1Juliane MielkeH-Index: 2
#2Thekla BrunkertH-Index: 3
Last. Sabina De GeestH-Index: 72
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In implementation science (IS), conducting well-targeted and reproducible literature searches is challenging due to non-specific and varying terminology that is fragmented over multiple disciplines. A list of journals that publish IS-relevant content for use in search strings can support that process. We conducted a cross-sectional online survey of 56 Australian, European, and North American IS experts to identify and prioritize relevant journals that publish IS articles. Journals’ relevance was...
#1Olivia Yip (University of Basel)H-Index: 1
#2Evelyn Huber (Zurich University of Applied Sciences/ZHAW)
Last. Mieke Deschodt (University of Basel)H-Index: 18
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Introduction: Implementation science methods and a theory-driven approach can enhance the understanding of whether, how, and why integrated care for frail older adults is successful in practice. In this study, we aimed to perform a contextual analysis, develop a logic model, and select preliminary implementation strategies for an integrated care model in newly created information and advice centers for older adults in Canton Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland. Methods: We conducted a contextual analy...
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