Journal Contributions on Research in Anthroposophic Medicine – 2020

Research Sources 

1 Baars EW, Belt-van Zoen E, Breitkreuz T, Martin D, Matthes H, von Schoen-Angerer T, Soldner G, Vagedes J, van Wietmarschen H, Patijn O, Willcox M, von Flotow P, Teut M, von Ammon K, Thangavelu M, Wolf U, Hummelsberger J, Nicolai T, Hartemann P, Szőke H, McIntyre M, van der Werf ET, Huber R. Corrigendum to "The Contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Reduce Antibiotic Use: A Narrative Review of Health Concepts, Prevention, and Treatment Strategies". Evidence Based Complementary and  Alternative Medicine 2020;2020:7089287. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7089287. [Crossref]

2 Baldissin MM, de Souza EM. Neurosciences and Anthroposophic Medicine: A protocol presentation. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):119-120.

3 Bartelme RR. Anthroposophic Medicine: A Short Monograph and Narrative Review— Foundations, Essential Characteristics, Scientific Basis, Safety, Effectiveness and Misconceptions. Global Advances in Health and Medicine 2020;9:1-33. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/2164956120973634. [Crossref]

4 Ben-Arye E, Portalupi E, Keshet Y, Bonucci M, Can G, Kading Y, Samuels N, Livas M, Gressel O, Silbermann M, Breitkreuz T. Enhancing palliative care with mindful touch: Impact of a manual and movement therapy training program in an international multi-disciplinary integrative oncology setting. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2020;S0885-3924(20)30656-4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.004. [Crossref]

5 Berg S, Schneider K, Weisskircher A. Eurythmietherapie, Einzelfallstudie bei Bandscheibenprolaps und Tubertendinose. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):122.

6 Büssing A, Rodrigues Recchia D, Hein R, Dienberg T. Perceived changes of specific attitudes, perceptions and behaviors during the Corona pandemic and their relation to wellbeing. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020;18(1):374. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-020-01623-6. [Crossref]

7 Deml MJ, Dietrich LG, Wingeier B, Etter G, Gallmann C, Berger C, Suggs LS, Huber BM, Tarr PE. Collaborating With Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Providers When Writing HPV Vaccine Review Articles. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2020;9(2):592. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9020592. [Crossref]

8 Evans M. Researching the potential therapeutic action of medicinal plants using a post-reductionist method. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):120.

9 Fetz K, Längler A, Schwermer M, Carvalho-Hilje C, Vagedes J, Zuzak TJ, Ostermann T. Comparative analysis of resource utilization in integrative anthroposophic and all German pediatric inpatient departments. BMC Health Services Research 2020;20(1):939. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05782-6. [Crossref]

10 Garnitschnig L, Weinzirl J, Andrae L, Scheffers T, Ostermann T, Heusser P. Postprandial dynamics of splenic volume in healthy volunteers. Physiology Reports 2020;8(2):e14319. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14814/phy2.14319. [Crossref]

11 Gerlach K, Baars E. Dokumentation in der Heileurythmie: Strukturen, Fragebögen, Messinstrumente. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):77-85. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14271/DMS-21202-DE. [Crossref]

12 Gerlach K, Büssing A, Baars E, Weisskircher A. Assessment in movement-orientated mind-body therapies taking the example of Eurythmy Therapy. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):123.

13 Güthlin C, Bartsch HH, Joos S, Längler A, Lampert C, Ritter C, Schildmann J, Weis J, Wilhelm M, Witt CM, Horneber M. KOKON: A Germany-Wide Collaborative Research Project to Identify Needs, Provide Information, Foster Communication and Support Decision-Making About Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Oncology. Complementary Medicine Research 2020;27(2):105-111. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000502945. [Crossref]

14 Hamre HJ, Glockmann A, Marti J, Soldner G. Mapping Physicians’ Experiences with Medicinal Products from Whole Medical Systems: A Descriptive Analysis of the Vademecum of Anthroposophic Medicines. Complementary Medicine Research. Published online May 25, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000507541. [Crossref]

15 Huber BM, Rodondi PY, Wildhaber J. [Pediatric integrative medicine is an integral part of child health care in Switzerland] [Article in French] Revue Médicale Suisse 2020;16(716):2289-2292.

16 Jaenichen D, Schink M, Preußler C, Rieger S, Dehus O. Influence of Helixor© P infusion therapy on Cancer-related Fatigue (CrF) of patients with advanced breast cancer or NSCLC during oncological standard therapy. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):121.

17 Kästner J, Schlodder D, Preußler C, Gruhn B. Supportive mistletoe therapy in a patient with metastasized neuroblastoma. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):120-121.

18 Kiene H. Das Gegenteil von Evidence-Based Journalism: Der MedWatch-Artikel zum “vermeintlichen Mistel-Wunder”. Complementary Medicine Research März 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000506391 [Crossref]

19 Kienle GS, Werthmann PG, Grotejohann B, Kaier K, Steinbrenner I, Voigt-Radloff S, Huber R. A multi-centre, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of eurythmy therapy and tai chi in comparison with standard care in chronically ill elderly patients with increased risk of falling (ENTAiER): a trial protocol. BMC Geriatrics 2020;20: Article ID 108. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-1503-6 [Crossref]

20 Korff JM, Menke K, Schwermer M, Falke K, Schramm A, Längler A, Zuzak TJ. Antitumoral Effects of Curcumin (Curcuma longa L.) and Thymoquinone (Nigella sativa L.) on Neuroblastoma Cell Lines. Complementary Medicine Research 2020;1-5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000509765. [Crossref]

21 Koster EB, Baars EW, Delnoij DMJ. Patient-reported Quality of Care in Anthroposophic and Integrative Medicine: A Scoping Review. Patient Education and Counseling 2020;103(2):276-285. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2019.09.010. [Crossref]

22 Kröz M, Reif M, Glinz A, Berger B, Nikolaou A, Zerm R, Brinkhaus B, Girke M, Büssing A, Gutenbrunner C; CRF-2 study group. Correction to: Impact of a combined multimodal-aerobic and multimodal intervention compared to standard aerobic treatment in breast cancer survivors with chronic cancer-related fatigue - results of a three-armed pragmatic trial in a comprehensive cohort design. BMC Cancer 2020;20(1):1174. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-020-07679-3. [Crossref]

23 Lederer AK, Maul-Pavicic A, Hannibal L, Hettich M, Steinborn C, Gründemann C, Zimmermann-Klemd AM, Müller A, Sehnert B, Salzer U, Klein R, Voll RE, Samstag Y, Huber R. Vegan diet reduces neutrophils, monocytes and platelets related to branched-chain amino acids - A randomized, controlled trial. Clinical Nutrition 2020;39(11):3241-3250. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2020.02.011. [Crossref]

24 Martin D. 100-Year Anniversary of Anthroposophic Medicine as an Integrative Medical System. Editorial. Complementary Medicine Research 2020; published online 23.11.2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000511668 [Crossref]

25 Martin D, Konrad M, Adarkwah CC, Kostev K. Reduced antibiotic use after initial treatment of acute respiratory infections with phytopharmaceuticals - a retrospective cohort study. Postgraduate Medicine 2020;132(5):412-418. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00325481.2020.1751497. [Crossref]

26 Martin D, Wachtmeister J, Ludwigs K, Jenetzky E. The FeverApp registry - ecological momentary assessment (EMA) of fever management in families regarding conformity to up-to-date recommendations. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020;20(1):249. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-020-01269-w. [Crossref]

27 Matthes H, Thronicke A, Hofheinz RD, Baars E, Martin D, Huber R, Breitkreuz T, Bar-Sela G, Galun D, Schad F. Statement to an Insufficient Systematic Review on Viscum album L. Therapy. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020;2020:7091039. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7091039. [Crossref]

28 Mehl A, Brauer D, Didwiszus A, Gelin-Kröz B, Pranga D, Zerm R, Gutenbrunner C, Reif M, Kröz M. The Anthroposophic Art Therapy Assessment Paint (AART-ASSESS-P): A peer-report instrument to assess patients' pictorial expression during Anthroposophic Painting Therapy. Explore (NY) 2020;S1550-8307(20)30224-X. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2020.07.007. [Crossref]

29 Mehl A, Brauer D, Reif M, Didwiszus A, Gelin-Kröz B, Zerm R, Berger B, Gutenbrunner C, Kröz M. Das Anthroposophic Art Therapy Assessment (AART-ASSESS) zur Erfassung des künstlerischen Ausdrucks in der Maltherapie – Ein neuer Ansatz zur Evaluation der Anthroposophischen Kunsttherapie. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):121-122.

30 Mehl A, Reif M, Zerm R, Pranga D, Friemel D, Berger B, Brinkhaus B, Gutenbrunner C, Büssing A, Kröz M. Impact of a Multimodal and Combination Therapy on Self-Regulation and Internal Coherence in German Breast Cancer Survivors With Chronic Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Mixed-Method Comprehensive Cohort Design Study. Integrative Cancer Therapies 2020;19:1534735420935618. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420935618. [Crossref]

31 Meier-Girard D, Gerstenberg G, Stoffel L, Kohler T, Klein SD, Eschenmoser M, Mitter VR, Nelle M, Wolf U. Euphrasia Eye Drops in Preterm Neonates With Ocular Discharge: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Pediatrics 2020;8:449. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2020.00449. [Crossref]

32 Meier-Girard D, Ribi K, Gerstenberg G, Ruhstaller T, Wolf U. Eurythmy therapy versus slow movement fitness in the treatment of fatigue in metastatic breast cancer patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2020;21(1):612. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04542-5. [Crossref]

33 Menke K, Felenda J, Schwermer M, Schramm A, Stintzing F, Zuzak T. Die tumorzellspezifische zytotoxische und mit Viscum album L. synergistische Wirkung einer wässrig-fermentierten Taraxacum-officinale-L.-Zubereitung. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(4):254-264. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14271/DMS-21246-DE.

34 Menke K, Schwermer M, Eisenbraun J, Schramm A, Zuzak TJ. Anticancer Effects of Viscum album Fraxini Extract on Medulloblastoma Cells in vitro. Complementary Medicine Research 2020;Jul 13;1-8.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000507318. [Crossref]

35 Mühlenpfordt I, Stritter W, Bertram M, Ben-Arye E, Seifert G. The power of touch: external applications from whole medical systems in the care of cancer patients (literature review). Support Care Cancer 2020;28(2):461-471. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-05172-7. [Crossref]

36 Naumann J, Kruza I, Denkel L, Kienle G, Huber R. Effects and feasibility of hyperthermic baths in comparison to exercise as add-on treatment to usual care in depression: a randomised, controlled pilot study. BMC Psychiatry 2020;20(1):536. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02941-1. [Crossref]

37 Oei SL, Thronicke A, Kröz M, von Trott P, Schad F, Matthes H. Impact of Oncological Therapy and Viscum Album L Treatment on Cancer-Related Fatigue and Internal Coherence in Nonmetastasized Breast Cancer Patients. Integrative Cancer Therapies 2020;19:1534735420917211. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420917211. [Crossref]

38 Ostermann T, Appelbaum S, Poier D, Boehm K, Raak C, Büssing A. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Survival of Cancer Patients Treated with a Fermented Viscum album L. Extract (Iscador): An Update of Findings. Complementary Medicine Research 2020;10:1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000505202. [Crossref]

39 Reynel M, Villegas Y, Werthmann PG, Kiene H, Kienle GS. Long-term survival of a patient with an inoperable thymic neuroendocrine tumor stage IIIa under sole treatment with Viscum album extract. A CARE compliant clinical case report. Medicine 2020;99(5):p e18990. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000018990. [Crossref]

40 Riklikienė O, Tomkevičiūtė J, Spirgienė L, Valiulienė Ž, Büssing A. Spiritual needs and their association with indicators of quality of life among non-terminally ill cancer patients: Cross-sectional survey. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 2020 Feb;44:101681. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.101681. [Crossref]

41 Rogge AA, Baur I, Blettner G, Holtkamp U, Horneber M, Jahn P, Joos S, Keberle S, Kettelgerdes A, Klemperer D, Längler A, Voiß P, Weis J, Witt CM. Defining Criteria for Guiding Cancer Patients to Find a Reputable Complementary Medicine Provider: Results of a Literature Review and a Consensus Procedure. Patient Preference and Adherence 2020;14:747-755. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S230705. [Crossref]

42 Roick J, Berner R, Bernig T, Erdlenbruch B, Escherich G, Faber J, Klein C, Bochennek K, Kratz C, Kühr J, Längler A, Lode HN, Metzler M, Müller H, Reinhardt D, Sauerbrey A, Schepper F, Scheurlen W, Schneider D, Schwabe GC, Richter M. Social Inequalities in the Participation and Activity of Children and Adolescents With Leukemia, Brain Tumors, and Sarcomas (SUPATEEN): A Protocol for a Multicenter Longitudinal Prospective Observational Study. BMC Pediatrics 2020 ;20(1):48. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-1943-3. [Crossref]

43 Roling G, Lutz G, Edelhäuser F, Hofmann M, Valk-Draad MP, Wack C, Haramati A, Tauschel D, Scheffer C. Empathy, well-being and stressful experiences in the clinical learning environment. Patient Education and Counseling 2020;S0738-3991(20)30233-0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2020.04.025. [Crossref]

44 Schad F, Thronicke A, von Trott P, Oei SL. Analysis of Changes in Cancer-Related Fatigue of Breast Cancer Patients Receiving an Integrative Medicine Program. Integrative Cancer Therapies  2020;19:1534735420963780. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420963780. [Crossref]

45 Schapink R, Krüerke D, Pohlmann U, Weisskircher A. Eurythmy Therapy in arterial hypertension – a qualitative case study. Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):122-123.

46 Schmidt von Nell F. Anthroposophic Therapeutic Speech (ATS) and k-o-s-t®: How can they help to reduce emotional exhaustion (`Burnout`)? Posterabstract. Der Merkurstab 2020;73(2):123-124.

47 Schwarz S, Jenetzky E, Krafft H, Maurer T, Steuber C, Reckert T, Fischbach T, Martin D. Corona bei Kindern: Die Co-Ki Studie. Relevanz von SARS-CoV-2 in der ambulanten pädiatrischen Versorgung in Deutschland. Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde 2020;Nov:1-6. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00112-020-01050-3. [Crossref]

48 Schwarz S, Steuber C, Krafft H, Boehm K, Martin D. Pediatric COVID-19 case with regard to the family infection chain and the psychosocial context. Clinical Case Reports 2020;8(12):3220-3224. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.3331. [Crossref]

49 Sethe D, Büssing A, Hilgard D, Berger B. Validierung der deutschen Version der Pediatric Self-Efficacy for Diabetes-Type-1 Scale. Psychotherie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1088-1316. [Crossref]

50 Spellenberg C, Heusser P, Büssing A, Savelsbergh A, Cysarz D. Binary symbolic dynamics analysis to detect stress-associated changes of nonstationary heart rate variability. Scientific Reports 2020;10(1):15440. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72034-2. [Crossref]

51 Stritter W, Rutert B, Eggert A, Längler A, Holmberg C, Seifert G. Evaluation of an Integrative Care Program in Pediatric Oncology. Integrative Cancer Therapies 2020;19:1534735420928393. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420928393. [Crossref]

52 Stritter W, Rutert B, Eidenschink C, Eggert A, Längler A, Holmberg C, Seifert G. Perception of integrative care in paediatric oncology-perspectives of parents and patients. Complementary Theories in Medicine 2020;56:102624. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102624. [Crossref]

53 Szőke H, Kovács Z, Bókkon I, Vagedes J, Szabó AE, Hegyi G, Sterner MG, Kiss Á, Kapócs G. Gut dysbiosis and serotonin: intestinal 5-HT as a ubiquitous membrane permeability regulator in host tissues, organs, and the brain. Reviews in the Neurosciences 2020;31(4):415-425. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/revneuro-2019-0095. [Crossref]

54 Tauschel D, Selg P, Edelhäuser F, Witowski A, Wald HS. Cultivating awareness of the Holocaust in medicine. Lancet 2020;395(10221):334. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32613-3. [Crossref]

55 Thronicke A, Matthes B, von Trott P, Schad F, Grah C. Overall Survival of Nonmetastasized NSCLC Patients Treated With Add-On Viscum album L: A Multicenter Real-World Study. Integrative Cancer Theories 2020;19:1534735420940384. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420940384. [Crossref]

56 Thronicke A, Reinhold T, von Trott P, Matthes H, Schad F. Cost-Effectiveness of Real-World Administration of Concomitant Viscum album L. Therapy for the Treatment of Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020;2020:3543568. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/3543568. [Crossref]

57 Thronicke A, von Trott P, Kröz M, Grah C, Matthes B, Schad F. Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Lung Cancer Applying Integrative Oncology Concepts in a Certified Cancer Centre. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020;2020:5917382. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/5917382. [Crossref]

58 Vagedes J, Martin D, Müller V, Helmert E, Huber BM, Andrasik F, von Schoen-Angerer T. Restrictive antibiotic use in children hospitalized for pneumonia: A retrospective inpatient study. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 2020;34. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eujim.2020.101068. [Crossref]

59 Von Schoen-Angerer T, Tierny EM, Wildhaber J, Tarr P, Huber BM. [Strategies to reduce antibiotic use with the help of complementary and integrative medicine] [Article in French] Revue Médicale Suisse 2020;16(716):2301-2305.

60 Weinzirl J, Garnitschnig L, Scheffers T, Andrae L, Heusser P. Splenic Rhythms and Postprandial Dynamics in Physiology, Portal Hypertension, and Functional Hyposplenism: A Review. Digestion. Published online May 14, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000507346. [Crossref]

61 Weinzirl J, Scheffers T, Garnitschnig L, Andrae L, Heusser P. Does the Spleen Have a Function in Digestion? Medical History, Phylogenetic and Embryological Development of the Splenogastric System. Complementary Medical Research 2020;1-7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000506390. [Crossref]

62 Werthmann PG, Riley D, Kienle GS. CARE for COVID19 – A Documentation Checklist for the Elaboration of COVID19 Case Reports and Case Series. The Permanente Journal. Published online 2020, DOI: https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/20.127. [Crossref]

63 Wode K, Hök Nordberg J, Kienle GS, Elander NO, Bernhardson BM, Sunde B, Sharp L, Henriksson R, Fransson P. Efficacy of mistletoe extract as a complement to standard treatment in advanced pancreatic cancer: study protocol for a multicentre, parallel group, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial (MISTRAL). Trials 2020;21:783. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04581-y. [Crossref]

64 Zimmermann-Klemd AM, Reinhardt JK, Morath A, Schamel WW, Steinberger P, Leitner J, Huber R, Hamburger M, Gründemann C. Immunosuppressive Activity of Artemisia argyi Extract and Isolated Compounds. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2020;11:402. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2020.00402. [Crossref]