Patrick Verschueren

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Increased cellularity and expression of adhesion molecules in muscle biopsy specimens from patients with rheumatoid arthritis with clinical suspicion of vasculitis, but negative routine histology
    P C Verschueren
    Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:598-606. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Optimal care for early RA patients: the challenge of translating scientific data into clinical practice
    Patrick Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1194-200. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of remission, normalized physical function, and changes in the working situation during follow-up of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:166-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Daily practice effectiveness of a step-down treatment in comparison with a tight step-up for early rheumatoid arthritis
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:59-64. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Debilitating diarrhoea and weight loss due to colitis in two RA patients treated with leflunomide
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 24:87-90. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Antinuclear antibody detection by automated multiplex immunoassay in untreated patients at the time of diagnosis
    Katrijn Op De Beéck
    Experimental Laboratory Immunology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Autoimmun Rev 12:137-43. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an integrated outpatient care programme compared with present-day standard care in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Greet Esselens
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Musculoskeletal Care 7:1-16. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Detection of antinuclear antibodies by automated indirect immunofluorescence analysis
    Xavier Bossuyt
    Experimental Laboratory Immunology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 415:101-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Heterogeneous nuclear RNPs as targets of autoantibodies in systemic rheumatic diseases
    Katrijn Op De Beéck
    Catholic University of Leuven, and Experimental Laboratory of Medicine, Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 64:213-21. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of sarcoidosis in etanercept-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Kilian Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1969-71. 2007

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Publications21

  1. pmc Increased cellularity and expression of adhesion molecules in muscle biopsy specimens from patients with rheumatoid arthritis with clinical suspicion of vasculitis, but negative routine histology
    P C Verschueren
    Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:598-606. 2000
    ..This study aimed at determining the immunohistological features in patients with clinical suspicion of rheumatoid vasculitis, but without a transmural infiltrate or fibrinoid necrosis of the vessel wall on routine histology...
  2. doi request reprint Optimal care for early RA patients: the challenge of translating scientific data into clinical practice
    Patrick Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1194-200. 2011
    ..Given the long-term benefits of rapid disease control, health authorities should consider investing in a better implementation of intensive treatment regimens based on combinations of classical DMARDs and glucocorticoids...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of remission, normalized physical function, and changes in the working situation during follow-up of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:166-72. 2009
    ..To evaluate possible predictors of remission, normalized physical function, and work change in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Daily practice effectiveness of a step-down treatment in comparison with a tight step-up for early rheumatoid arthritis
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:59-64. 2008
    ..To study prospectively the daily practice effectiveness of a step-down early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment strategy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Debilitating diarrhoea and weight loss due to colitis in two RA patients treated with leflunomide
    P Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 24:87-90. 2005
    ..Given the long half-life of this drug a washout procedure with cholestyramine should be considered whenever the problem is severe or persistent...
  6. doi request reprint Antinuclear antibody detection by automated multiplex immunoassay in untreated patients at the time of diagnosis
    Katrijn Op De Beéck
    Experimental Laboratory Immunology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Autoimmun Rev 12:137-43. 2012
    ..7% of CFS and diseased controls, and none of the blood donors. In conclusion, test result specific likelihood ratios and the presence of multiple autoantibodies help with the interpretation of data generated by multiplex immunoassays...
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an integrated outpatient care programme compared with present-day standard care in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Greet Esselens
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Musculoskeletal Care 7:1-16. 2009
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme in daily practice compared with present-day standard care for ambulatory early rheumatoid arthritis patients...
  8. doi request reprint Detection of antinuclear antibodies by automated indirect immunofluorescence analysis
    Xavier Bossuyt
    Experimental Laboratory Immunology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 415:101-6. 2013
    ..Automated systems for image acquisition and interpretation of indirect immunofluorescence-based tests are increasingly used. The diagnostic performance of such automated approach in untreated patients has not been reported...
  9. doi request reprint Heterogeneous nuclear RNPs as targets of autoantibodies in systemic rheumatic diseases
    Katrijn Op De Beéck
    Catholic University of Leuven, and Experimental Laboratory of Medicine, Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 64:213-21. 2012
    ..To investigate the abundance of autoantibodies to heterogeneous nuclear RNPs (hnRNPs) in systemic rheumatic diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of sarcoidosis in etanercept-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Kilian Verschueren
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1969-71. 2007
    ..In our cases, the temporal association with etanercept therapy and the complete remission after suspension of etanercept suggest a triggering role of this agent. Possible mechanisms of action and supporting evidence are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contemporary concepts of inflammation, damage and repair in rheumatic diseases
    Frank P Luyten
    University Hospitals Leuven, Division of Rheumatology, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:829-48. 2006
    ..Understanding the molecular networks of joint homeostasis, repair and remodelling will be required to achieve this goal. Defining and validating clinical outcomes evaluating remission remain a challenge...
  12. doi request reprint Effectiveness of initial treatment allocation based on expert opinion for prevention of rapid radiographic progression in daily practice of an early RA cohort
    Anne Durnez
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:634-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate expert treatment selection for early rheumatoid arthritis and to validate a prediction model for rapid radiographic progression (RRP) in daily practice...
  13. doi request reprint Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein h1, a novel nuclear autoantigen
    Karolien Van den Bergh
    Laboratory Medicine, Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chem 55:946-54. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Belgian rheumatologists' perception on eligibility of RA patients for anti-TNF treatment matches more closely Dutch rather than Belgian reimbursement criteria
    Elke Geens
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:546-50. 2009
    ..To assess discrepancies between perception of Belgian rheumatologists on eligibility of RA patients for anti-TNF treatment and Belgian reimbursement criteria and to compare Belgian with Dutch criteria and UK guidelines...
  15. pmc Translating co-stimulation blockade into clinical practice
    Rene Westhovens
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Herestraat, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:S4. 2008
    ..It is clear, however, that every additional targeted therapy creates new opportunities for treatment in many different patient populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anti-TNF therapy and malignancy in spondyloarthritis in the Leuven spondyloarthritis biologics cohort (BIOSPAR)
    Ine Westhovens
    Skeletal Biology and Engineering Research Center, Department of Development and Regeneration KU Leuven Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:71-6. 2014
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  17. doi request reprint Safety of immunomodulatory therapy in patients with bronchiectasis associated with rheumatic disease and IBD: a retrospective and cohort analysis
    Pieter C Goeminne
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 31:367-73. 2012
    ..Currently used immunosuppressive drugs can be used in NCFB albeit under close follow-up. The role of azithromycin for infection prevention needs further research. An association between DAS and lung function was shown...
  18. pmc The efficacy and safety of abatacept in rheumatoid arthritis
    Rene Westhovens
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, UZ KULeuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2:89-94. 2010
    ..In the meantime detailed analysis of all trials with a drug such as abatacept provides important information for the practicing rheumatologist...
  19. doi request reprint The association of illness perceptions with physical and mental health in systemic sclerosis patients: an exploratory study
    Seher Arat
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Leuven, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Musculoskeletal Care 10:18-28. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between illness perceptions and the ability to cope with physical and mental health problems in a large cohort of systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Technical and diagnostic performance of 6 assays for the measurement of citrullinated protein/peptide antibodies in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
    Dries Coenen
    Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Immunology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chem 53:498-504. 2007
    ..We evaluated the technical performance and diagnostic accuracy of 6 ELISAs for the detection of antibodies to citrullinated protein/peptide antigens...
  21. pmc Diagnostic characteristics of a gelatin based Waaler-Rose assay (Serodia-RA) for the detection of rheumatoid factor
    T Spiritus
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1169-71. 2004
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic usefulness of a gelatin based Waaler Rose assay (Serodia-RA) for the detection of rheumatoid factor (RF) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...