Gijs Van Pottelbergh

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The glomerular filtration rate estimated by new and old equations as a predictor of important outcomes in elderly patients
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, PB 7001 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Med 12:27. 2014
  2. pmc Prediction of mortality and functional decline by changes in eGFR in the very elderly: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 13:61. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The influence of renal function on vitamin D metabolism in the very elderly
    G Van Pottelbergh
    Institute de recherché société et sante, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:107-11. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Measuring the glomerular filtration rate in different age groups using iohexol, the protocol from the Belgian iohexol study
    G Van Pottelbergh
    Department of General Practice, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium IRSS, UCLouvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Biochem 46:31-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The evolution of renal function and the incidence of end-stage renal disease in patients aged ≥ 50 years
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2297-303. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence and detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD)-related metabolic complications as a function of estimated glomerular filtration rate in the oldest old
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30, bte 3005, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e419-25. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The glomerular filtration rate estimated by new and old equations as a predictor of important outcomes in elderly patients
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, PB 7001 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Med 12:27. 2014
    ..The epidemiology of CKD in older individuals and the relationship between a low estimated glomerular filtration rate as calculated by these equations and adverse outcomes remains unknown...
  2. pmc Prediction of mortality and functional decline by changes in eGFR in the very elderly: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Geriatr 13:61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the combination of the eGFR and the eGFR slope is a predictor of mortality and functional decline...
  3. doi request reprint The influence of renal function on vitamin D metabolism in the very elderly
    G Van Pottelbergh
    Institute de recherché société et sante, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:107-11. 2013
    ..Hypovitaminosis D and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are highly prevalent in older adults. The factors correlating with 25-OH-vitamin D and PTH levels were analyzed in older adults with and without CKD...
  4. doi request reprint Measuring the glomerular filtration rate in different age groups using iohexol, the protocol from the Belgian iohexol study
    G Van Pottelbergh
    Department of General Practice, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium IRSS, UCLouvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Biochem 46:31-6. 2013
    ..With this study, we aim to develop a simplified (only 1-3 blood collections) iohexol protocol to measure the true GFR for patients of all ages and try to develop GFR-estimating equations for adolescents and the elderly...
  5. doi request reprint The evolution of renal function and the incidence of end-stage renal disease in patients aged ≥ 50 years
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2297-303. 2012
    ..The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is high, especially among older patients...
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence and detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD)-related metabolic complications as a function of estimated glomerular filtration rate in the oldest old
    Gijs Van Pottelbergh
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30, bte 3005, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e419-25. 2012
    ..The prevalence of CKD-related metabolic complications in the oldest old in relation to different GFR estimations is largely unknown. eGFR-based thresholds for the detection of these complications remain uncertain...
  7. 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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  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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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  13. 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...