Catharina Matheï

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi 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. doi 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 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
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and Prognostic Impact of Valve Area-Gradient Patterns in Patients ≥80 Years With Moderate-to-Severe Aortic Stenosis (from the Prospective BELFRAIL Study)
    Nawel Rezzoug
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Division of Cardiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 116:925-32. 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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Publications16

  1. doi 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. doi 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 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and Prognostic Impact of Valve Area-Gradient Patterns in Patients ≥80 Years With Moderate-to-Severe Aortic Stenosis (from the Prospective BELFRAIL Study)
    Nawel Rezzoug
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Division of Cardiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 116:925-32. 2015
    ..In this elderly community, severe HG-AS is a major determinant of prognosis, even in the absence of symptoms, whereas severe paradoxical LG-AS seems to behave similarly to moderate AS...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. doi request reprint No relation between CMV infection and mortality in the oldest old: results from the Belfrail study
    Catharina Matheï
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KULeuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 Blok J, 3000 Leuven, Belgium Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Age Ageing 44:130-5. 2015
    ..previous studies have demonstrated an association between cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and mortality in adults. In this prospective study, it was investigated whether these findings could be confirmed in the oldest old...
  12. pmc Interleukin-6 predicts short-term global functional decline in the oldest old: results from the BELFRAIL study
    Wim Adriaensen
    Centre of General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Age (Dordr) 36:9723. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that simple serum levels of IL-6 may be very useful in short-term identification or evaluation of global functional status in the oldest old. ..
  13. doi request reprint CD4:8 ratio >5 is associated with a dominant naive T-cell phenotype and impaired physical functioning in CMV-seropositive very elderly people: results from the BELFRAIL study
    Wim Adriaensen
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven KUL, Belgium Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 70:143-54. 2015
    ..This underscores the notion that in very elderly people, not merely CMV infection but also the state of its accompanying immune dysregulation is of crucial importance with regard to physical impairment. ..
  14. pmc Short-term prognostic value of forced expiratory volume in 1 second divided by height cubed in a prospective cohort of people 80 years and older
    Eralda Turkeshi
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30, bte B1 30 15, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 15:15. 2015
    ..This study aims to investigate the short-term prognostic value of FEV1/Ht(3) for all-cause mortality, hospitalization, physical and mental decline in a cohort of very old adults...
  15. 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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  16. 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...