- Exercise capacity in chronic fatigue syndromeP De Becker
Human Performance Laboratory and Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, LK Third Floor, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Arch Intern Med 160:3270-7. 2000..Patients with CFS can experience marked functional impairment. In this study, we evaluated the exercise capacity in a large cohort of female patients with CFS...
- Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) response to i.v. ACTH in patients with chronic fatigue syndromeP De Becker
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Horm Metab Res 31:18-21. 1999..Relative glucocorticoid deficiency might contribute to the overall clinical picture in CFS, and could explain some of the immunological disturbances observed in this syndrome...
- A definition-based analysis of symptoms in a large cohort of patients with chronic fatigue syndromeP De Becker
VUB, Vakgroep Interne Geneeskunde, KRO gebouw niv 1, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
J Intern Med 250:234-40. 2001..This study was performed to answer the need to assess the homogeneity of a large CFS population in relationship to the Fukuda or Holmes definitions and to assess the importance of a symptom severity scale...