F L Wuyts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Failure of gamma-aminobutyrate acid-beta agonist baclofen to improve balance, gait, and postural control after vestibular schwannoma resection
    Claudia F J De Valck
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 30:350-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Normative voice range profiles of untrained boys and girls
    Floris L Wuyts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 16:460-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Vestibular function testing
    Floris L Wuyts
    Antwerp University Research Center for Equilibrium and Aerospace, Department of ENT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Curr Opin Neurol 20:19-24. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Utricular sensitivity and preponderance assessed by the unilateral centrifugation test
    Floris L Wuyts
    Vestibular Function Laboratory, Department of ENT, University of Antwerp Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    J Vestib Res 13:227-34. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of age, sex, and disorder on voice range profile characteristics of 230 children
    Floris L Wuyts
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Disorders, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:540-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Otolith function after acoustic neuroma surgery
    F L Wuyts
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Antwerp, University of Antwerp
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 545:170-3. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Rate influences on tone burst summating potential amplitude in electrocochleography: clinical(a) and experimental(b) data
    F L Wuyts
    University of Antwerp, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Hear Res 152:1-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of vocal fold nodules from childhood to adolescence
    M S De Bodt
    From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 21:151-6. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A new model for utricular function testing using a sinusoidal translation profile during unilateral centrifugation
    K I Buytaert
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace AUREA, ENT Department, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Audiol Neurootol 15:343-52. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Is the reliability of a visual analog scale higher than an ordinal scale? An experiment with the GRBAS scale for the perceptual evaluation of dysphonia
    F L Wuyts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 13:508-17. 1999

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Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Failure of gamma-aminobutyrate acid-beta agonist baclofen to improve balance, gait, and postural control after vestibular schwannoma resection
    Claudia F J De Valck
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 30:350-5. 2009
    ..Animal experiments have shown an improved and faster vestibular compensation after administration of the gamma-aminobutyrate acid (GABA)-beta agonist baclofen...
  2. ncbi request reprint Normative voice range profiles of untrained boys and girls
    Floris L Wuyts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 16:460-5. 2002
    ..The presented normative VRPs are directly applicable in the clinical practice of otolaryngologists and speech-language pathologists...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vestibular function testing
    Floris L Wuyts
    Antwerp University Research Center for Equilibrium and Aerospace, Department of ENT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Curr Opin Neurol 20:19-24. 2007
    ..This review provides an overview of vestibular function testing and highlights the new techniques that have emerged during the past 5 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utricular sensitivity and preponderance assessed by the unilateral centrifugation test
    Floris L Wuyts
    Vestibular Function Laboratory, Department of ENT, University of Antwerp Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    J Vestib Res 13:227-34. 2003
    ..The strength of the model is supported by data obtained from 28 healthy subjects and 14 patients with unilateral vestibular deafferentiation (UVD) due to acoustic neuroma surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of age, sex, and disorder on voice range profile characteristics of 230 children
    Floris L Wuyts
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Disorders, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:540-8. 2003
    ..For the healthy boys, however, two age groups can be identified: one below and one above 8 years of age. It is hypothesized that the androgen dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfate may play a role in this phenomenon...
  6. ncbi request reprint Otolith function after acoustic neuroma surgery
    F L Wuyts
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Antwerp, University of Antwerp
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 545:170-3. 2001
    ..Ocular counterrolling induced by lateroflexion does not reveal abnormalities in patients with surgically produced unilateral peripheral loss...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rate influences on tone burst summating potential amplitude in electrocochleography: clinical(a) and experimental(b) data
    F L Wuyts
    University of Antwerp, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Hear Res 152:1-9. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of vocal fold nodules from childhood to adolescence
    M S De Bodt
    From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 21:151-6. 2007
    ..The results of this study show a clearly different evolution for both sexes, with significant higher long-term risks for dysphonic girls with allergy...
  9. doi request reprint A new model for utricular function testing using a sinusoidal translation profile during unilateral centrifugation
    K I Buytaert
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace AUREA, ENT Department, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Audiol Neurootol 15:343-52. 2010
    ..The model is presented along with the results of 10 healthy subjects and 2 patients with a unilateral vestibular loss due to acoustic neuroma surgery to illustrate the effectiveness of the model...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is the reliability of a visual analog scale higher than an ordinal scale? An experiment with the GRBAS scale for the perceptual evaluation of dysphonia
    F L Wuyts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 13:508-17. 1999
    ..Therefore, we recommend the use of the original 4-point version of the GRBAS scale...
  11. ncbi request reprint The dysphonia severity index: an objective measure of vocal quality based on a multiparameter approach
    F L Wuyts
    University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:796-809. 2000
    ..As such, the DSI is especially useful to evaluate therapeutic evolution of dysphonic patients. Additionally, there is a high correlation between the DSI and the Voice Handicap Index score...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hereditary otovestibular dysfunction and Ménière's disease in a large Belgian family is caused by a missense mutation in the COCH gene
    M Verstreken
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B-2650 Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 22:874-81. 2001
    ..In between, there was a transition period of two to three decades, when deterioration of the cochleovestibular function occurred, with a temporary audiometric and vestibular asymmetry...
  13. doi request reprint Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials: test-retest reliability and normative values obtained with a feedback method for the sternocleidomastoid muscle contraction
    R Vanspauwen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Antwerp University Research Center for Equilibrium and Aerospace, University of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, Edegem, Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Vestib Res 19:127-35. 2009
    ..To determine normal limits and to analyse the test-retest reliability of the vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) parameters...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relevance of subglottic pressure in normal and dysphonic subjects
    K Ketelslagers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:519-23. 2007
    ..No differences could be shown between pre- and postoperative assessments or between groups of dysphonic patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Meniett therapy: rescue treatment in severe drug-resistant Ménière's disease?
    A N Boudewyns
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:1283-9. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Posterior semicircular canal dehiscence: value of VEMP and multidetector CT
    R Vanspauwen
    Antwerp University Research Center for Equilibrium and Aerospace AUREA, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    B-ENT 2:141-5. 2006
    ..To illustrate that posterior semicircular canal dehiscence can present similarly to superior semicircular canal dehiscence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity of a new feedback method for the VEMP test
    R Vanspauwen
    Vestibular Function Laboratory, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:796-800. 2006
    ..As for the n23 values, there was no side effect but there was a significant difference when comparing the n23 latencies at cuff pressures of 30 vs 40 mmHg/50 mmHg...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phonetography in voice diagnoses
    L G Heylen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:299-308. 1996
    ..Secondly the range of application with normative and reference phonetograms is discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint The perceptual evaluation of voice disorders
    M S De Bodt
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, UIA, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:283-91. 1996
    ..This article gives an outline of historical backgrounds and presents a survey of contemporary perceptual rating scales. Reliability and influencing factors are discussed and recommendations are made with respect to clinical use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reliability of utricular function testing sinusoidal translation profile during unilateral centrifugation
    K I Buytaert
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace AUREA, ENT Department, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Fiziol Cheloveka 36:31-8. 2010
    ..05) as predicted by the model. Additionally, all observed differences are smaller than the MD values calculated in the test-retest part of the study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Flow analyses in the lower airways: patient-specific model and boundary conditions
    J W De Backer
    University Hospital Antwerp, Department of Pulmonology, Belgium
    Med Eng Phys 30:872-9. 2008
    ..This brings the introduction of this new technique in the clinical practice one step closer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does pre-treatment with aspirin and loading dose clopidogrel obviate the need for glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists during elective coronary stenting? A focus on peri-procedural myonecrosis
    Marc J Claeys
    Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 26:567-75. 2005
    ..Whether further inhibition of platelet aggregation by a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist may provide an additional cardioprotection is unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Single ototopical application of mesna has no ototoxic effects on guinea pig cochlear hair cells: a morphological study
    M P Van Spaendonck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Acta Otolaryngol 119:685-9. 1999
    ..These findings led us to conclude that, at least on a morphological basis, no indications are at hand to assume ototoxic effects of this mucolytic substance due to a single application during cholesteatoma surgery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of computer navigation in ear, nose, throat surgery: the influence of matching strategy
    J Claes
    Department of Ear, Nose, Throat and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Antwerp, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:1462-6. 2000
    ..To measure the effect of 4 different matching strategies on the accuracy of computer navigation on the face and within the nose and rhinopharynx...
  25. ncbi request reprint Normative voice range profiles of male and female professional voice users
    L Heylen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Voice 16:1-7. 2002
    ..The normative VRPs presented are directly applicable in the clinical practice of otolaryngologists and speech-language pathologists...
  26. doi request reprint Validation of centrifugation as a countermeasure for otolith deconditioning during spaceflight: Preliminary data of the ESA SPIN study
    K I Buytaert
    Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace AUREA, Department of Biomedical Physics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Vestib Res 23:23-31. 2013
    ..Despite the specificity of the tests under normal conditions, the diverse response to spaceflight of our subjects exposes the complexity of the peripheral and central neural adaptive processes...
  27. doi request reprint Vocal fold surgery of benign inflammatory lesions of Reinke's space: an outcome study in 47 subjects
    Joost J S van Dinther
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Disorders, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1753-7. 2009
    ..In general, the significant improvement for a subgroup of exudative lesions of Reinke's space is more pronounced than for a subgroup with structural/congenital lesions...
  28. pmc Quantitative measurement of the PCCC area in the postoperative period
    Y van Tenten
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Br J Ophthalmol 84:1117-20. 2000
    ..Posterior continuous circular capsulorhexis (PCCC) seems to be very promising in preventing PCO. This study was aimed at determining if the PCCC area changes as a function of time and if pearl formation could influence it...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome of septorhinoplasty: a comparison of patient and surgeon views
    G Claes
    ENT Department, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    B-ENT 5:203-11. 2009
    ..The assessment focused on six well-defined characteristics of the nose: profile, width of the osteocartilaginous dorsum, symmetry, nasal tip, nostrils and nasal patency. Patient and surgeon assessments were compared...
  30. ncbi request reprint Computational fluid dynamics can detect changes in airway resistance in asthmatics after acute bronchodilation
    J W De Backer
    Department of Pulmonology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    J Biomech 41:106-13. 2008
    ..All changes in the CFD-based calculated R(aw) significantly correlate with the observed changes in spirometric values therefore validating the CFD method for the studied application...
  31. ncbi request reprint The interutricular distance determined from external landmarks
    Vicky Nowé
    Department of Radiology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Vestib Res 13:17-23. 2003
    ..85, adjusted R2=0.723). We also determined a measure of eccentricity of the vestibular labyrinths. The 95% prediction interval for the asymmetry appeared to be less than 4.3%...
  32. ncbi request reprint Suppression of the E-effect during the subjective visual vertical test
    Mieke Hoppenbrouwers
    Vestibular Function Laboratory, Dept of ENT, University of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Neuroreport 15:325-7. 2004
    ..The present study demonstrates however that the E-effect is suppressed if the start position of the light bar is presented relatively parallel to the length axis of the tilted head...
  33. ncbi request reprint Age-related patterns of nasal resonance in normal Flemish children and young adults
    Kristiane M Van Lierde
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 37:344-50. 2003
    ..These results reflect anatomical changes and differences in speech programming associated with growth...
  34. doi request reprint Awareness and reactions of young stuttering children aged 2-7 years old towards their speech disfluency
    Ronny A Boey
    Centre of Stuttering Therapy Antwerp, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Commun Disord 42:334-46. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Improving vestibular evoked myogenic potential reliability by using a blood pressure manometer
    Robby Vanspauwen
    Vestibular Function Laboratory, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Laryngoscope 116:131-5. 2006
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Suppression of the E-effect during the subjective visual and postural vertical test in healthy subjects
    Wim Saeys
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:297-305. 2010
    ..It seems that SVV and SPV measurements are influenced by head-on-body and starting roll positions and has to be taken into account in further studies...
  37. doi request reprint Reliability of the 24-h sensation-related bladder diary in women with urinary incontinence
    Irina Naoemova
    Department of Urology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:955-9. 2008
    ..Grading of bladder sensation does not jeopardize this methodology but on the contrary provides added value, which is clinically relevant...
  38. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of stuttering-like disfluencies in Dutch-speaking children
    Ronny A Boey
    Centre of Stuttering Therapy Antwerp, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    J Fluency Disord 32:310-29. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The ASSR: clinical application in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired infants and adults, comparison with the click-evoked ABR and pure-tone audiometry
    Fanny Scherf
    Antwerp University Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology, Edegem, Belgium
    Int J Audiol 45:281-6. 2006
    ..In subjects with normal hearing the individual ASSR-based threshold estimations scatter too much. Instead the average of the ASSR-based threshold estimations corresponds well with the FPTA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term treatment with pravastatin on cytokines and cytokine receptors in patients with chronic heart failure due to ischemic and nonischemic disease
    Viviane M Conraads
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1114-7. 2005
    ..Short-term treatment with pravastatin attenuated the immune response in patients with CHF due to ischemic or nonischemic etiology...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantitative coronary arteriography on digital flat-panel system
    Paul L Van Herck
    Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:192-200. 2004
    ..001) and could only give values up to 70% for diameter stenosis. In conclusion, the FPAS can be considered more appropriate for assessing severe stenoses on digital flat-panel images...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lack of diagnostic value of high-pass noise masking of auditory brainstem responses in Ménière's disease
    Claudia F J De Valck
    AUREA Antwerp University Research centre for Equilibrium and Aerospace, University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 28:700-7. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The nasality severity index: an objective measure of hypernasality based on a multiparameter approach. A pilot study
    Kristiane M Van Lierde
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 59:31-8. 2007
    ..The implementation of the NSI may help clinicians to quantitatively assess the severity of nasality disorders beside the perceptual judgments...
  44. ncbi request reprint The dizziness handicap inventory and its relationship with functional balance performance
    Luc Vereeck
    Division of Neuro and Psychomotor Physical Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences, University College of Antwerp, Merksem, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 28:87-93. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the relation between the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and balance performance measures...
  45. ncbi request reprint Correlation of instrumental voice evaluation with perceptual voice analysis using a modified visual analog scale
    Ping Yu
    Laboratoire d Audio Phonologie Clinique, CHU Timone, Marseille, France
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 54:271-81. 2002
    ..64%). Data also indicate that the mVA scale described herein improves the correlation between objective and perceptual voice analysis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Analysis and evaluation of a voice-training program in future professional voice users
    Bernadette Timmermans
    Department Rits, Erasmus Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    J Voice 19:202-10. 2005
    ..This study emphasizes the need for a well-organized voice-training program that is most effective after 9 months. Regarding the low effectiveness of the vocal hygiene program, the concept needs revision...
  47. pmc High-dose folic acid pretreatment blunts cardiac dysfunction during ischemia coupled to maintenance of high-energy phosphates and reduces postreperfusion injury
    An L Moens
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Cardiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circulation 117:1810-9. 2008
    ..Here, we tested whether FA reduces myocardial ischemic dysfunction and postreperfusion injury...
  48. ncbi request reprint Training outcome in future professional voice users after 18 months of voice training
    Bernadette Timmermans
    Department Rits, Erasmus Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 56:120-9. 2004
    ..This study proves the positive outcome and emphasizes the need for a well-organized voice training program in future professional voice users. However, the lectures and training on vocal hygiene failed to improve voice-conserving habits...