Alexander Van de Bruaene

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Affiliation: University Hospitals Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Right ventricular function in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 109:1206-11. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Worsening in oxygen saturation and exercise capacity predict adverse outcome in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 168:1386-92. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Iron deficiency is associated with adverse outcome in Eisenmenger patients
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Congenital and Structural Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 32:2790-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased pulmonary artery pressures during exercise are related to persistent tricuspid regurgitation after atrial septal defect closure
    Pieter De Meester
    Dept of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 68:365-72. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Predictive model for late atrial arrhythmia after closure of an atrial septal defect
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 164:318-22. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Right ventricular load and function during exercise in patients with open and closed atrial septal defect type secundum
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:597-604. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial pressure and right ventricular dilatation independently determine tricuspid valve insufficiency severity in pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension
    Pieter De Meester
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, 3I BioStat, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:743-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Functional and haemodynamic assessment of mild-to-moderate pulmonary valve stenosis at rest and during exercise
    Pieter De Meester
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Heart 100:1354-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint A different view on predictors of pulmonary hypertension in secundum atrial septal defect
    Charlien Gabriels
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 176:833-40. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint The Belgian Eisenmenger syndrome registry: implications for treatment strategies?
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:447-53. 2009

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Right ventricular function in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 109:1206-11. 2012
    ..Lower TAPSE was associated with the presence of pulmonary artery thrombosis...
  2. doi request reprint Worsening in oxygen saturation and exercise capacity predict adverse outcome in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 168:1386-92. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Iron deficiency is associated with adverse outcome in Eisenmenger patients
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Congenital and Structural Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 32:2790-9. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased pulmonary artery pressures during exercise are related to persistent tricuspid regurgitation after atrial septal defect closure
    Pieter De Meester
    Dept of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 68:365-72. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Predictive model for late atrial arrhythmia after closure of an atrial septal defect
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 164:318-22. 2013
    ..To develop a quantitative event-free prediction model of late atrial arrhythmia after atrial septal defect (ASD) repair...
  6. doi request reprint Right ventricular load and function during exercise in patients with open and closed atrial septal defect type secundum
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:597-604. 2013
    ..This study aimed at evaluating (1) right ventricular (RV) mean power during exercise, (2) the contribution of flow and pressure to RV mean power, and (3) the impact of pulmonary artery pressure on RV function during exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial pressure and right ventricular dilatation independently determine tricuspid valve insufficiency severity in pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension
    Pieter De Meester
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, 3I BioStat, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:743-8. 2012
    ..However, the differential contribution of pressure load and right ventricular (RV) dilatation is not well established. The study aim was to evaluate both variables in relation to TI...
  8. doi request reprint Functional and haemodynamic assessment of mild-to-moderate pulmonary valve stenosis at rest and during exercise
    Pieter De Meester
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Heart 100:1354-9. 2014
    ..Therefore, we aimed to assess exercise capacity to study the increase in PV gradient during exercise and to evaluate the impact of this increased pressure load on the RV...
  9. doi request reprint A different view on predictors of pulmonary hypertension in secundum atrial septal defect
    Charlien Gabriels
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 176:833-40. 2014
    ..This retrospective study aimed at (1) estimating the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with secundum ASD and (2) identifying predictors of PH development or persistence after ASD closure...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Belgian Eisenmenger syndrome registry: implications for treatment strategies?
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:447-53. 2009
    ..A national registry of ES patients was initiated to optimise patient care and to provide epidemiological information regarding PAH and CHD in Belgium...
  11. ncbi request reprint The outcome of Eisenmenger patients with trisomy 21 does not differ from patients without trisomy 21
    Els Troost
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 66:293-301. 2011
    ..This study aimed at (1) identifying risk factors for worse prognosis in ES patients, and (2) evaluating whether outcome of ES patients with trisomy 21 differs from ES patients without trisomy 21...
  12. doi request reprint The importance of pulmonary artery pressures on late atrial arrhythmia in transcatheter and surgically closed ASD type secundum
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 152:192-5. 2011
    ..Atrial fibrillation and flutter remain an important cause of morbidity in adults with atrial septal defect (ASD). This study aimed at investigating predictors for late (≥ 1 month after repair) atrial arrhythmia...
  13. doi request reprint Doubly committed ventricular septal defect: single-centre experience and midterm follow-up
    Charlien Gabriels
    Department of Congenital Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiology 120:149-56. 2011
    ..Doubly committed ventricular septal defect (dcVSD) is the least common type of VSD. Because published studies are rather scarce, this study aimed at evaluating the midterm outcome of dcVSDs...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and SF-36 in patients with atrial septal defect type secundum
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Department of Structural and Congenital Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:308-15. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Pulmonary vascular resistance as assessed by bicycle stress echocardiography in patients with atrial septal defect type secundum
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:237-45. 2011
    ..This study aimed at (1) evaluating pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) and (2) investigating the relation between PVR and exercise capacity in patients with open and closed ASD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve regurgitation: prevalence and relationship with different types of heart disease
    Pieter De Meester
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 67:549-56. 2012
    ..This study aimed at evaluating: (1) the prevalence of TR, (2) the degree of its relationship with several types of heart disease and (3) the association of the routine echocardiographic variables with TR in each cardiac pathology...
  17. doi request reprint Additional tricuspid annuloplasty in mitral valve surgery results in better clinical outcome
    Pieter De Meester
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Heart 101:720-6. 2015
    ..The clinical benefit of tricuspid annuloplasty (TA) in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery (MVS) is still debated. We evaluated the immediate surgical success, postoperative outcome and the medium-term effect of TA in MVS...
  18. doi request reprint Clinical significance of dynamic pulmonary vascular resistance in two populations at risk of pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Charlien Gabriels
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:564-70. 2015
    ..However, its clinical significance remains unclear. The present study aimed at analysing the meaning of dynamic PVR in two populations at risk of PAH: secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) and systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  19. doi request reprint Geometry of the right heart and tricuspid regurgitation to exclude elevated pulmonary artery pressure: new insights
    Pieter De Meester
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 168:3866-71. 2013
    ..We aimed (1) to assess the relationship between right heart morphology and PAP and (2) to evaluate whether morphology can help to exclude elevated PAP...
  20. doi request reprint Regional right ventricular deformation in patients with open and closed atrial septal defect
    Alexander Van de Bruaene
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:206-13. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Outcome and determinants of prognosis in patients undergoing isolated tricuspid valve surgery: retrospective single center analysis
    Pieter De Meester
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cardiol 175:333-9. 2014
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Behavior of Ebstein's anomaly: single-center experience and midterm follow-up
    Barbara Legius
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiology 117:90-5. 2010
    ..Because long-term follow-up data of adults with Ebstein's anomaly are scarce, we evaluated the outcome of our Ebstein's anomaly patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of percutaneous transcatheter closure of an atrial septal defect on the atrioventricular conduction
    Daan Cottens
    Dept of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 66:309-14. 2011
    ..However, some complications have been reported. Because of the close proximity between the discs of the device and the atrioventricular (AV) node, atrioventricular conduction disturbances (AVCD) are a likely complication...
  24. pmc Visualization of the intracavitary blood flow in systemic ventricles of Fontan patients by contrast echocardiography using particle image velocimetry
    Konstantinos Lampropoulos
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:5. 2012
    ..Flow patterns in univentricular hearts may have clinical value. Therefore, it is our objective to asses and characterize vortex flow patterns with Fontan circulation in comparison with healthy controls...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter device closure of atrial septal defects in patients above age 60
    Erwin Ströker
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 68:127-32. 2013
    ..However, abolition of the left-to-right shunt may be unfavourable in older patients. This study aimed at evaluating patients older than 60 years who underwent ASD closure...
  26. doi request reprint Behavior of unrepaired perimembranous ventricular septal defect in young adults
    Veerle Soufflet
    Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium, Leuven
    Am J Cardiol 105:404-7. 2010
    ..Some patients required intervention, but in others, spontaneous closure occurred. Electrocardiographic and structural changes were noticed, for which the clinical significance needs to be determined...