S Vanderschueren

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain, hypertension, and thrombocytopenia
    Peter Vuylsteke
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Lancet 362:1720. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Inflammation of unknown origin versus fever of unknown origin: two of a kind
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Intern Med 20:415-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset Still's disease: still a diagnosis of exclusion. A nested case-control study in patients with fever of unknown origin
    Steven Vanderschueren
    General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:514-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint From prolonged febrile illness to fever of unknown origin: the challenge continues
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Intern Med 163:1033-41. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Lack of value of the naproxen test in the differential diagnosis of prolonged febrile illnesses
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Med 115:572-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Microscopic haematuria in giant cell arteritis
    S Vanderschueren
    General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 21:373-7. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Nosocomial infective endocarditis: should the definition be extended to 6 months after discharge
    W E Peetermans
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:970-3. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Fever in HIV-infected patients: less frequent but still complex
    P De Munter
    Dienst Algemene Interne Geneeskunde, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 67:276-81. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the large vessels and late aortic diameter in giant cell arteritis
    D Blockmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1179-84. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Repetitive 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in isolated polymyalgia rheumatica: a prospective study in 35 patients
    D Blockmans
    MD, PhD, Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:672-7. 2007

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain, hypertension, and thrombocytopenia
    Peter Vuylsteke
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Lancet 362:1720. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Inflammation of unknown origin versus fever of unknown origin: two of a kind
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Intern Med 20:415-8. 2009
    ..3 degrees C. We aimed to determine the diagnostic yield, the case-mix, and the outcome of patients with IUO, relative to patients with FUO...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset Still's disease: still a diagnosis of exclusion. A nested case-control study in patients with fever of unknown origin
    Steven Vanderschueren
    General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:514-9. 2012
    ..A clinical scale, recently proposed by Crispin et al., but not yet validated, would allow a positive diagnosis of AOSD in a majority of patients, without the need of thorough diagnostic procedures...
  4. ncbi request reprint From prolonged febrile illness to fever of unknown origin: the challenge continues
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Intern Med 163:1033-41. 2003
    ..Epidemiological changes and the ongoing expansion of the diagnostic armamentarium warrant a regular update of the spectrum of diseases that present as prolonged febrile illnesses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lack of value of the naproxen test in the differential diagnosis of prolonged febrile illnesses
    Steven Vanderschueren
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Med 115:572-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Microscopic haematuria in giant cell arteritis
    S Vanderschueren
    General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 21:373-7. 2002
    ..In the typical setting invasive urologic and nephrologic work-up may not be warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Nosocomial infective endocarditis: should the definition be extended to 6 months after discharge
    W E Peetermans
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:970-3. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Fever in HIV-infected patients: less frequent but still complex
    P De Munter
    Dienst Algemene Interne Geneeskunde, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 67:276-81. 2012
    ..Strategies for diagnosis and treatment of fever and its causes in HIV-infected patients need to take into account this evolution...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the large vessels and late aortic diameter in giant cell arteritis
    D Blockmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1179-84. 2008
    ..We wanted to investigate whether there is a correlation between the extent of vascular FDG uptake during the acute phase of GCA and the aortic diameter at late follow-up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Repetitive 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in isolated polymyalgia rheumatica: a prospective study in 35 patients
    D Blockmans
    MD, PhD, Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leuven, Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:672-7. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis
    M C Herregods
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 63:414-7. 2008
    ..Early surgery improves outcome. A multidisciplinary approach by internal medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery facilitates the efficiency of diagnosis and treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Living donor kidney transplantation: analysis of the first 40 cases performed in UZ Leuven
    J Pirenne
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Department and Transplant Coordination, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:39-44. 2008
    ..In our center a living donation kidney transplant programme was started in 1997. Since then 40 cases of live donation kidney transplantation have been performed and are reported herein...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recombinant staphylokinase variants with altered immunoreactivity. II: Thrombolytic properties and antibody induction
    D Collen
    Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, University of Lenven, Belgium
    Circulation 94:207-16. 1996
    ..M38) and K74A,E75A,R77A,E80A, D82A (SakSTAR.M89) of recombinant staphylokinase (SakSTAR) with reduced antibody reactivity were assayed for thrombolytic potency and antibody induction in animal models and in patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recombinant staphylokinase variants with altered immunoreactivity. IV: Identification of variants with reduced antibody induction but intact potency
    D Collen
    Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Circulation 95:463-72. 1997
    ....
  15. doi request reprint New treatment options for immune-mediated hematological disorders
    Daan Dierickx
    UZ Gasthuisberg, Department of Hematology, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Intern Med 19:579-86. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Galactomannan in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid: a tool for diagnosing aspergillosis in intensive care unit patients
    Wouter Meersseman
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:27-34. 2008
    ..The diagnosis of IA remains difficult and is often established too late. Galactomannan (GM) is an exo-antigen released from Aspergillus hyphae while they invade host tissue...
  17. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET scan in the diagnosis of postmeningococcal pericarditis
    Daniel Blockmans
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Nucl Med 27:59. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategy in systemic inflammatory diseases
    D C Knockaert
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 62:26-35. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Cancer presenting as fatal pulmonary tumour embolism
    D Deeren
    Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 61:30-4. 2006
    ..It may occur in young patients and in patients without history of malignancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin in adults: 40 years on
    D C Knockaert
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Intern Med 253:263-75. 2003
    ..Elderly patients and patients with episodic fever represent two specific groups of classical FUO that require a distinct approach. HIV-associated, nosocomial and neutropenic FUO should be considered as separate clinical entities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Duodenogastroesophageal reflux and esophageal mucosal injury in mechanically ventilated patients
    A Wilmer
    Department of General Internal Medicine Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 116:1293-9. 1999
    ..The mechanisms causing esophagitis are unclear. The aim of this study was to measure esophageal acid and bile reflux and to examine the relationship between reflux and mucosal injury in mechanically ventilated patients...
  22. doi request reprint Involuntary weight loss. Does a negative baseline evaluation provide adequate reassurance?
    Christoph Metalidis
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Intern Med 19:345-9. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Repetitive 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in giant cell arteritis: a prospective study of 35 patients
    Daniel Blockmans
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Dienst Algemene Inwendige Geneeskunde, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 55:131-7. 2006
    ..To study fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in the different vascular beds and in the large joints of patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA) at diagnosis, during steroid treatment, and at relapse...
  24. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant versus methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis
    E E Hill
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:445-50. 2008
    ..Denial of surgery because of local or general factors in patients that meet criteria for surgical intervention in acute IE is prognostically ominous...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nurses' attitudes toward pain treatment with opioids: a survey in a Belgian university hospital
    S Broekmans
    Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:183-9. 2004
    ..To investigate nurses' attitudes toward pain treatment with opioids in a Belgian university hospital...
  26. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
    W Meersseman
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 63:277-80. 2008
    ..The present case demonstrates the need for a high level of suspicion in order to diagnose this disorder in unexplained syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion and prevent life-threatening complications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic renal infarction
    Rob Bolderman
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Med 119:356.e9-12. 2006
    ..The expanding use of contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) in patients with acute abdomen may change the spectrum of renal infarction...
  28. doi request reprint Outcome of patients requiring valve surgery during active infective endocarditis
    Evelyn E Hill
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1564-9. 2008
    ..The optimal timing of cardiac operations in patients with infective endocarditis continues to be debated. This observational study analyzed the profile and outcome of patients with active infective endocarditis undergoing operations...
  29. doi request reprint An elderly lady with a painful swollen face
    Kristel Van Landuyt
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Intern Med 19:379-80. 2008
    ..Facial and cervical edema is increasingly recognized as an inaugural sign of GCA. We present a case with tender facial and cervical edema as the dominating symptom...
  30. ncbi request reprint Abscess in infective endocarditis: the value of transesophageal echocardiography and outcome: a 5-year study
    Evelyn E Hill
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg KULEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium
    Am Heart J 154:923-8. 2007
    ..In patients with infective endocarditis (IE), detection of abscess remains difficult. We investigated abscess detection by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and predictors of abscess and death in patients with IE...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for infective endocarditis and outcome of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Evelyn E Hill
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1165-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis (SAIE) and 6-month mortality in patients with S aureus bacteremia (SAB)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis: changing epidemiology and predictors of 6-month mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Evelyn E Hill
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, K U Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuve Belgium
    Eur Heart J 28:196-203. 2007
    ..The aim here is to analyse epidemiology, optimal treatment, and predictors of 6-month mortality in infective endocarditis (IE)...
  33. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to fever of unknown origin
    Daniel C Knockaert
    Arch Intern Med 163:1976-7; author reply 1977-8. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Pain during bone marrow aspiration: prevalence and prevention
    Philine Vanhelleputte
    Center for Hospital Services and Nursing Research, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:860-6. 2003
    ..Pretreatment with tramadol lowers pain intensity significantly and is well tolerated...