Catharina Matheï

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint No relation between vitamin D status and physical performance in the oldest old: results from the Belfrail study
    Catharina Matheï
    Department of General Practice, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Age Ageing 42:186-90. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Associations between cytomegalovirus infection and functional impairment and frailty in the BELFRAIL Cohort
    Catharina Matheï
    Institute of Health and Society, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2201-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Value of adding natriuretic peptides and electrocardiographic findings to assess the presence of cardiac dysfunction in patients ≥80 years of age
    Bert Vaes
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 111:1198-208. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of sarcopenia in very old individuals according to the European consensus definition: insights from the BELFRAIL study
    Delphine Legrand
    IRSS Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    Age Ageing 42:727-34. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence of cardiac dysfunction and the correlation with poor functioning among the very elderly
    Bert Vaes
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 155:134-43. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The impact of confounders on the test performance of natriuretic peptides for cardiac dysfunction in subjects aged 80 and older
    Bert Vaes
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    Peptides 38:118-26. 2012
  7. pmc Significance of serum immune markers in identification of global functional impairment in the oldest old: cross-sectional results from the BELFRAIL study
    Wim Adriaensen
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Age (Dordr) 36:457-67. 2014
  8. pmc The BELFRAIL (BFC80+) study: a population-based prospective cohort study of the very elderly in Belgium
    Bert Vaes
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30, bte 3005, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 10:39. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and physical performance as predictors of mortality, hospitalization, and disability in the oldest old
    Delphine Legrand
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1030-8. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Methods to evaluate renal function in elderly patients: a systematic literature review
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Primary Health Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Age Ageing 39:542-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint No relation between vitamin D status and physical performance in the oldest old: results from the Belfrail study
    Catharina Matheï
    Department of General Practice, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Age Ageing 42:186-90. 2013
    ..vitamin D deficiency is a well-known cause of bone loss and fractures but its association, especially among the oldest old, with muscle weakness is less obvious...
  2. doi request reprint Associations between cytomegalovirus infection and functional impairment and frailty in the BELFRAIL Cohort
    Catharina Matheï
    Institute of Health and Society, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2201-8. 2011
    ..To investigate whether an observed association between cytomegalovirus (CMV) exposure and functional impairment and frailty in older adults is reproducible in a cohort of individuals aged 80 and older...
  3. doi request reprint Value of adding natriuretic peptides and electrocardiographic findings to assess the presence of cardiac dysfunction in patients ≥80 years of age
    Bert Vaes
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 111:1198-208. 2013
    ..Among subjects without chronic AF or pacemaker, a larger number were correctly classified by integrating natriuretic peptides and electrocardiographic findings in the strategy...
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of sarcopenia in very old individuals according to the European consensus definition: insights from the BELFRAIL study
    Delphine Legrand
    IRSS Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    Age Ageing 42:727-34. 2013
    ..A secondary aim was to investigate the relationship between different individual criteria and low physical performance capacity...
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence of cardiac dysfunction and the correlation with poor functioning among the very elderly
    Bert Vaes
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 155:134-43. 2012
    ..This study sought to describe the prevalence of cardiac dysfunction in the very elderly and to investigate the correlation between echocardiographic abnormalities and indicators of poor functioning...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of confounders on the test performance of natriuretic peptides for cardiac dysfunction in subjects aged 80 and older
    Bert Vaes
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    Peptides 38:118-26. 2012
    ..Stratifying for individual confounders showed that different cut-off values could be used to optimize the diagnostic characteristics of natriuretic peptides...
  7. pmc Significance of serum immune markers in identification of global functional impairment in the oldest old: cross-sectional results from the BELFRAIL study
    Wim Adriaensen
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Age (Dordr) 36:457-67. 2014
    ..38), but a high negative predictive value (0.87). So, IL-6 is strongly associated with global functioning and all of the individual aspects of functioning, except suspected depression, in community-dwelling persons 80 years and older. ..
  8. pmc The BELFRAIL (BFC80+) study: a population-based prospective cohort study of the very elderly in Belgium
    Bert Vaes
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30, bte 3005, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 10:39. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and physical performance as predictors of mortality, hospitalization, and disability in the oldest old
    Delphine Legrand
    Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1030-8. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Methods to evaluate renal function in elderly patients: a systematic literature review
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Primary Health Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Age Ageing 39:542-8. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis C markers among intravenous drug users in western European countries: a systematic review
    Catharina Matheï
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Viral Hepat 9:157-73. 2002
    ..We found no conclusive explanation for this variability. Further research investigating the dynamics of the hepatitis C epidemic in IVDUs is necessary...