Publications by authors named "Martin Risch"

75Publications

A consideration of convalescent plasma and plasma derivatives in the care of Severely-ill patients with COVID-19.

Transfus Apher Sci 2020 Oct 5;59(5):102936. Epub 2020 Sep 5.

Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Treatment of urinary tract infections in Swiss primary care: quality and determinants of antibiotic prescribing.

BMC Fam Pract 2020 07 1;21(1):125. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Institute of Primary Care, University and University Hospital of Zurich, Pestalozzistrasse 24, 8071, Zurich, Switzerland.

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July 2020

Aldosterone-to-renin ratio and blood pressure in young adults from the general population.

Am Heart J 2020 04 29;222:199-207. Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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April 2020

Glycaemic patterns in healthy elderly individuals and in those with impaired glucose metabolism - exploring the relationship with nonglycaemic variables.

Swiss Med Wkly 2019 Dec 17;149:w20163. Epub 2019 Dec 17.

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, Nutritional Medicine and Metabolism, University and University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2019

Active surveillance of antibiotic resistance patterns in urinary tract infections in primary care in Switzerland.

Infection 2019 Dec 8;47(6):1027-1035. Epub 2019 Oct 8.

Institute of Primary Care, University and University Hospital of Zurich, Pestalozzistrasse 24, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2019

The utility of complement assays in clinical immunology: A comprehensive review.

J Autoimmun 2018 12 31;95:191-200. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Waldeggstrasse 37, CH-3097, Liebefeld bei Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Complement systems C4, C3 and CH50 not subject to a circadian rhythm.

Diagnosis (Berl) 2018 Jun;5(2):77-82

Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Buchs SG und Liebefeld bei Bern BE, Liebefeld, Switzerland.

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June 2018

Relationships of kidney injury molecule-1 with renal function and cardiovascular risk factors in the general population.

Clin Chim Acta 2018 Mar 14;478:13-17. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Population Health Research Institute, David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute, Hamilton, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2018

High first-trimester maternal blood cystatin C levels despite normal serum creatinine predict pre-eclampsia in singleton pregnancies.

Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2017 Dec 25;77(8):634-643. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

b Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch , Department of Clinical Chemistry , Vaduz , Liechtenstein.

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December 2017

Healthy lifestyle and glucagon-like peptide-1 in young and healthy adults: A population-based study.

Prev Med 2017 Aug 1;101:72-76. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Cardiology Division, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Atmospheric mercury deposition to forests in the eastern USA.

Environ Pollut 2017 Sep 11;228:8-18. Epub 2017 May 11.

U.S. Geological Survey, 8505 Research Way, Middleton, WI, 53562, United States.

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September 2017

Healthy Lifestyle and Blood Pressure Variability in Young Adults.

Am J Hypertens 2017 Jul;30(7):690-699

Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel (CRIB), University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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July 2017

SENIORLAB: a prospective observational study investigating laboratory parameters and their reference intervals in the elderly.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jan;96(1):e5726

Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Liebefeld bei Bern, Bern, Switzerland Private University Triesen, Liechtenstein University of Bern, University Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Bern, Switzerland.

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January 2017

Relationships of Measured and Genetically Determined Height With the Cardiac Conduction System in Healthy Adults.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 01;10(1)

From the Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine (T.K., S.A., P.K., S.B., D.C.), Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel (T.K., M.B., S.A., S.B., P.K., S.B., D.C.), and Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine (M.B.), University Hospital Basel, Switzerland; Population Health Research Institute, David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute (S.T., M.B., G.P., D.C.) and Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine (S.T., G.P.), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Division of Cardiology, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada (M.B.); Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Schaan, Principality of Liechtenstein (M.R., L.R.); Division of Laboratory Medicine, Kantonspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland (M.R.); Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria (L.R.); Private University, Triesen, FL (L.R.); and Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (C.M.A.).

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January 2017

Risk factors for premature ventricular contractions in young and healthy adults.

Heart 2017 05 21;103(9):702-707. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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May 2017

Heart Rate Variability and Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in the General Population.

Am J Cardiol 2016 09 27;118(6):912-917. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Inflammation Thread Runs across Medical Laboratory Specialities.

Mediators Inflamm 2016 14;2016:4121837. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch and Kantonsspital Graubünden, 7000 Chur, Switzerland.

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August 2017

Relationships of iron metabolism with insulin resistance and glucose levels in young and healthy adults.

Eur J Intern Med 2016 Jul 21;32:31-7. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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July 2016

Relationship of N-Terminal fragment of Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and copeptin with erythrocytes-related parameters: A population-based study.

Clin Biochem 2016 Jun 2;49(9):651-656. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Internal Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland; Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Healthy lifestyle and heart rate variability in young adults.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2016 07 23;23(10):1037-44. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

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July 2016

Impaired glucose metabolism and type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy senior citizens.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 23;145:w14209. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern, Switzerland.

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September 2016

Relationships of electrocardiographic parameters with ambulatory hypertension in young and healthy adults.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Jan 13;202:300-4. Epub 2015 Sep 13.

Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, 4031 Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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January 2016

Incidence of preeclampsia in pregnant Swiss women.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 28;145:w14175. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria, and Zentrallabor, Kantonsspital, Chur, Switzerland.

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March 2016

Plasma copeptin levels and ambulatory blood pressure characteristics in healthy adults.

J Hypertens 2015 Aug;33(8):1571-9

aDepartment of Medicine, University Hospital Basel bCardiovascular Research Institute Basel, Switzerland cUniversity Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen, Germany dLabormedizinisches Zentrum Dr Risch, Schaan FL eDivision of Laboratory Medicine, Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland fDivision of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria gPrivate University, Triesen, Liechtenstein *Tobias Schoen and Eva-Maria Hohmann contributed equally to the writing of this article and are joint first authors.

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August 2015

The aging human recipient of transfusion products.

Transfus Apher Sci 2015 Jun 8;52(3):290-4. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Central Laboratory, Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland.

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June 2015

[Do Multiplex PCR techniques displace classical cultures in microbiology?].

Ther Umsch 2015 Feb;72(2):77-85

Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur und Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Schaan, Liechtenstein.

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February 2015

[Laboratory medicine for the practice].

Authors:
Martin Risch

Ther Umsch 2015 Feb;72(2):75

Zentrallabor, Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur.

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February 2015

Plasma endothelin-1 and cardiovascular risk among young and healthy adults.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Mar 14;239(1):186-91. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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March 2015

Glucagon-like peptide-1 and blood pressure in young and healthy adults from the general population.

Hypertension 2015 Feb 1;65(2):306-12. Epub 2014 Dec 1.

From the Department of Medicine (P.K., S.A., T.S., J.G.v.d.S., L.D., D.C.); Cardiovascular Research Institute (P.K., S.A., T.S., M.B., J.G.v.d.S., L.D., D.C.), Cardiology Division (M.B.), University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Singulex, Inc, Alameda, CA (J.T., J.E.); Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr. Risch, Schaan, Switzerland (M.R., L.R.); Division of Laboratory Medicine, Kantonspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland (M.R.); Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria (L.R.); and Private University, Triesen, FL (L.R.).

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February 2015

Chronobiology and circadian rhythms establish a connection to diagnosis.

Diagnosis (Berl) 2014 Dec;1(4):295-303

4Inselspital/Universitätsspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2014

Relationship between high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and blood pressure among young and healthy adults.

Am J Hypertens 2015 Jun 25;28(6):789-96. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland;

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June 2015

Prevalence of prediabetes according to hemoglobin A1c versus fasting plasma glucose criteria in healthy adults.

Acta Diabetol 2015 Jun 25;52(3):631-2. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Switzerland.

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June 2015

Association of smoking and nicotine dependence with pre-diabetes in young and healthy adults.

Swiss Med Wkly 2014 8;144:w14019. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, and Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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June 2015

Serum bilirubin levels and risk of prediabetes in young and healthy adults.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Feb 6;171(2):e24-5. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Department of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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February 2014

Factors other than the glomerular filtration rate that determine the serum beta-2-microglobulin level.

PLoS One 2013 22;8(8):e72073. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition and Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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April 2014

Serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and immunoglobulins in an older Swiss cohort: results of the Senior Labor Study.

BMC Med 2013 Aug 1;11:176. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

Division of Clinical Chemistry, Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr Risch, Waldeggstrasse 37, CH-3097 Liebefeld bei Bern, Switzerland.

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August 2013

Prevalence of vitamin B(12) depletion and deficiency in Liechtenstein.

Public Health Nutr 2014 Feb 14;17(2):241-7. Epub 2012 Dec 14.

3 LMZ Risch Laboratories, Labormedizinisches Zentrum Dr Risch, Landstrasse 157, 9494 Schaan, Liechtenstein.

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February 2014

The intellectual contribution of laboratory medicine professionals to research papers on laboratory medicine topics published in high-impact general medicine journals.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2012 Mar 1;50(8):1305-8. Epub 2012 Mar 1.

University Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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March 2012

Insights on urinary NGAL obtained in a primary care setting.

Clin Chim Acta 2012 Apr 9;413(7-8):733-9. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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April 2012

Litterfall mercury dry deposition in the eastern USA.

Environ Pollut 2012 Feb 28;161:284-90. Epub 2011 Jun 28.

U.S. Geological Survey, 5957 Lakeside Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46278, USA.

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February 2012

Comparison of MALDI TOF with conventional identification of clinically relevant bacteria.

Swiss Med Wkly 2010 24;140:w13095. Epub 2010 Sep 24.

Labormedizinisches zentrum Dr. Risch, Liebefeld, Switzerland.

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November 2010