Tony Reybrouck

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical performance and physical activity in grown-up congenital heart disease
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of aCardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:498-502. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of work rate on the determinants of oxygen deficit during short-term submaximal exercise: implications for clinical research
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 23:42-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Tilt training: a new challenge in the treatment of neurally mediated syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 61:183-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of oxygen cost during exercise in patients with symptoms of fatigue during physical activities
    T Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 96:1311-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to exercise in children with repaired cyanotic congenital heart disease
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospitals Leuven, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:723-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the oxygen transport system during maximal exercise in hypertensive subjects
    T Reybrouck
    Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Chest 115:788-92. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Tilt training and pacing: a report on 9 patients with neurally mediated syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Gasthuisberg University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 65:3-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Steep fall in cardiac output is main determinant of hypotension during drug-free and nitroglycerine-induced orthostatic vasovagal syncope
    Bart Verheyden
    Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Heart Rhythm 5:1695-701. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Repeated tilt testing in patients with tilt-positive neurally mediated syncope
    Hugo Ector
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Europace 7:628-33. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Tilt training increases the vasoconstrictor reserve in patients with neurally mediated syncope evoked by head-up tilt testing
    Bart Verheyden
    Division of Experimental Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, O N 1, bus 704, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 29:1523-30. 2008

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical performance and physical activity in grown-up congenital heart disease
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of aCardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:498-502. 2005
    ..To review exercise performance and exercise habits in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of work rate on the determinants of oxygen deficit during short-term submaximal exercise: implications for clinical research
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 23:42-9. 2003
    ..The effect of increasing work rate was studied on the determinants of the oxygen deficit...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tilt training: a new challenge in the treatment of neurally mediated syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 61:183-9. 2006
    ..In about 50% of the patients with neurally mediated syncope already the second consecutive tilt test became negative. This therapeutic effect of in-hospital repeated tilt tests is sustained by continued standing training at home...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of oxygen cost during exercise in patients with symptoms of fatigue during physical activities
    T Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 96:1311-4. 2007
    ..With growing age, values for oxygen uptake decrease for the same level of exercise. However, some children with normal heart and normal maximal oxygen uptake complain of exertional fatigue...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to exercise in children with repaired cyanotic congenital heart disease
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospitals Leuven, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:723-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether the heart rate response to exercise can be used in the assessment of exercise performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the oxygen transport system during maximal exercise in hypertensive subjects
    T Reybrouck
    Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Chest 115:788-92. 1999
    ..To analyze gender differences in the oxygen transport system at peak exercise with particular emphasis on the difference in systemic arteriovenous oxygen extraction and in mixed venous oxygen saturation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tilt training and pacing: a report on 9 patients with neurally mediated syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Gasthuisberg University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 65:3-7. 2010
    ..In patients with neurally mediated syncope (NMS), pacing has been used to prevent bradycardia and syncope. However, recurrence due to the vasodepressor component remains a problem...
  8. doi request reprint Steep fall in cardiac output is main determinant of hypotension during drug-free and nitroglycerine-induced orthostatic vasovagal syncope
    Bart Verheyden
    Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Heart Rhythm 5:1695-701. 2008
    ..The contribution of both determinants may be influenced by the use of vasoactive drugs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Repeated tilt testing in patients with tilt-positive neurally mediated syncope
    Hugo Ector
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Europace 7:628-33. 2005
    ..Follow-up data are available for 202/222 patients. The time span between the first and last tilt test was 11.1+/-10 months (median 8.8). Of these 202 patients, 163 remained free of any event (80.7%)...
  10. doi request reprint Tilt training increases the vasoconstrictor reserve in patients with neurally mediated syncope evoked by head-up tilt testing
    Bart Verheyden
    Division of Experimental Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, O N 1, bus 704, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 29:1523-30. 2008
    ..The increased vasoconstrictor reserve is preserved after 6 weeks of continued standing training at home...
  11. ncbi request reprint A Java software for calculating mean breath-by-breath variability in gas exchange parameters: application in young cardiac patients with exercise-related periodic breathing
    Steven Vangesselen
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Leuven, Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 80:89-92. 2005
    ..This Java-based software is available for public download under: http://www.perswww.kuleuven.ac.be/Steven_Vangesselen..
  12. pmc Serial exercise testing in children, adolescents and young adults with Senning repair for transposition of the great arteries
    Roselien Buys
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Research Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Rehabilitation, KULeuven, Tervuursevest 101, Leuven, 3001, Belgium
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:88. 2012
    ..Patients with Senning repair for complete transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA) show an impaired exercise tolerance. Our aim was to investigate changes in exercise capacity in children, adolescents and adults with Senning operation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tilt training: a new treatment for recurrent neurocardiogenic syncope and severe orthostatic intolerance
    H Ector
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:193-6. 1998
    ..Orthostatic intolerance and the excessive autonomic reflex activity of neurocardiogenic syncope can be remedied by a program of continued tilt training, without the administration of drugs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cardiac output measured by two automated methods of CO2 rebreathing
    L Vanhees
    Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, Faculty of Medicine, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1028-34. 2000
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  15. ncbi request reprint Homograft insertion for pulmonary regurgitation after repair of tetralogy of fallot improves cardiorespiratory exercise performance
    B Eyskens
    Department of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 85:221-5. 2000
    ..Although the right ventricle remains significantly dilated and hypocontractile, there is no relation between RV function and exercise performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Habitual level of physical activity and cardiorespiratory endurance capacity in children
    M Weymans
    Department of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, University Hospitals, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 58:803-7. 1989
    ..In girls, because HLPA was rather low, there was no discriminative effect of HLPA on exercise performance, as would be expected...
  17. ncbi request reprint Oxygen uptake efficiency slope in coronary artery disease: clinical use and response to training
    J Defoor
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, University of Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Sports Med 27:730-7. 2006
    ..001, respectively) than with changes in V (E)-V.CO (2) slope (r = - 0.171, p < 0.001). The submaximal OUES is clinically useful for the quantification of exercise performance and is sensitive to physical training in patients with CAD...
  18. pmc Oxygen uptake versus exercise intensity: a new concept in assessing cardiovascular exercise function in patients with congenital heart disease
    T Reybrouck
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Heart 84:46-52. 2000
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  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up results of tilt training therapy in patients with recurrent neurocardiogenic syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1441-6. 2002
    ..Moreover, in 19 patients who abandoned tilt training after about 1 year, no syncope recurrence was reported during daily life, which suggests that the disturbed autonomic reflex activity in these patients may have been restored...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory exercise function after the arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries
    T Reybrouck
    Departments of Congenital and Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 22:1052-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Cardiorespiratory exercise function is at, or slightly below, the lower limit of normal in patients with arterial switch, while the lowest values were observed for those who had undergone atrial switch...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term assessment and serial evaluation of cardiorespiratory exercise performance and cardiac function in patients with atrial switch operation for complete transposition
    T Reybrouck
    Department of Congenital and Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiol Young 11:17-24. 2001
    ..Serial exercise testing appears useful, because in individual patients in the present study, a decreasing exercise tolerance correlated with development of haemodynamic sequels...
  22. pmc Increased interbreath variability of gas exchange during exercise in children with cardiomyopathy
    Tony Reybrouck
    Heart 93:377-8. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Exercise training and baroreflex sensitivity in patients with neurally mediated syncope
    Tony Reybrouck
    Eur Heart J 28:2697-8. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for participation in competitive and leisure sports in patients with congenital heart disease: a consensus document
    Asle Hirth
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:293-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide a consensus document for participation in competitive or leisure sport activity in children and adults with congenital heart disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness and limitations of the 6-minute walk test in patients with cardiovascular or pulmonary disease
    Tony Reybrouck
    Chest 123:325-7. 2003