Mace M Schuurmans

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Publications

  1. doi Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza virus vaccination in lung transplant recipients: coverage, safety and clinical effectiveness in the Zurich cohort
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:685-90. 2011
  2. doi [Smoking cessation training for physicians and other health professionals in Switzerland]
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Pneumologie, Universitatsspital Zurich, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 67:409-14. 2010
  3. ncbi Solitary pulmonary nodule evaluation with 99mTc-methoxy isobutyl isonitrile in a tuberculosis-endemic area
    M M Schuurmans
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Francie van Zijl Drive, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur Respir J 30:1090-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Time to spirometric and exercise response in 4-week oral corticosteroid trial for stable COPD patients
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:562-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Effect of pre-treatment with nicotine patch on withdrawal symptoms and abstinence rates in smokers subsequently quitting with the nicotine patch: a randomized controlled trial
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Addiction 99:634-40. 2004
  6. doi Practical approach to early postoperative management of lung transplant recipients
    Mace M Schuurmans
    University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13773. 2013
  7. ncbi Transbronchial needle aspirates: comparison of two preparation methods
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, 7505 Tygerberg, South Africa
    Chest 127:2015-8. 2005
  8. ncbi Functional evaluation before lung resection
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lung Unit, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Campus, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Chest Med 23:159-72. 2002
  9. ncbi Paraneoplastic bilateral proptosis in a case of non-small cell lung cancer
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Chest 123:627-9. 2003
  10. doi Crystal precipitation and granulomatous inflammation in multiple organs after foscarnet therapy in a lung transplant recipient
    Verena Tischler
    Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1037-40. 2012

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  1. doi Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza virus vaccination in lung transplant recipients: coverage, safety and clinical effectiveness in the Zurich cohort
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:685-90. 2011
    ..Vaccination against this virus is recommended for LTRs, but little is known about associated benefits and risks. Our aim in this study is to document the safety and clinical effectiveness of the H1N1 vaccine in LTRs...
  2. doi [Smoking cessation training for physicians and other health professionals in Switzerland]
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Pneumologie, Universitatsspital Zurich, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 67:409-14. 2010
    ..For non-physician smoking cessation counselling, however, there is no such tarif for remuneration. This drawback presents a considerable obstacle for the establishment of a large-scale smoking cessation counseling network in Switzerland...
  3. ncbi Solitary pulmonary nodule evaluation with 99mTc-methoxy isobutyl isonitrile in a tuberculosis-endemic area
    M M Schuurmans
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Francie van Zijl Drive, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur Respir J 30:1090-5. 2007
    ..Therefore, it has the potential to prevent unnecessary surgical resections of benign nodules and serve as a low-cost alternative when positron emission tomography is not available...
  4. ncbi Time to spirometric and exercise response in 4-week oral corticosteroid trial for stable COPD patients
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:562-8. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the time to spirometric and exercise responses in stable COPD patients undergoing an oral corticosteroid trial...
  5. ncbi Effect of pre-treatment with nicotine patch on withdrawal symptoms and abstinence rates in smokers subsequently quitting with the nicotine patch: a randomized controlled trial
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Addiction 99:634-40. 2004
    ..To determine whether 2-week pre-treatment with transdermal nicotine influences withdrawal symptoms or success rate of subsequent smoking cessation using nicotine patches...
  6. doi Practical approach to early postoperative management of lung transplant recipients
    Mace M Schuurmans
    University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13773. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi Transbronchial needle aspirates: comparison of two preparation methods
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, 7505 Tygerberg, South Africa
    Chest 127:2015-8. 2005
    ..Specimen handling and preparation are underrated yet crucial aspects of the technique. This study was designed to identify which of two widely practiced sample preparation methods has a higher yield...
  8. ncbi Functional evaluation before lung resection
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lung Unit, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Campus, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Chest Med 23:159-72. 2002
    ..Pneumonectomy leads to an early permanent loss of about 33% in pulmonary function and approximately 20% in exercise capacity. Pulmonary function tests alone therefore overestimate the functional loss after lung resection...
  9. ncbi Paraneoplastic bilateral proptosis in a case of non-small cell lung cancer
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Chest 123:627-9. 2003
    ..The proptosis normalized 10 days after tumor resection. We conclude that the most likely cause of the reversible proptosis in this patient is paraneoplastic, a condition not previously described in the English-language literature...
  10. doi Crystal precipitation and granulomatous inflammation in multiple organs after foscarnet therapy in a lung transplant recipient
    Verena Tischler
    Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1037-40. 2012
    ..This is the first description of systemic crystal precipitation and granulomatous inflammation associated with foscarnet therapy with predominant involvement of the heart, kidneys and lungs...
  11. ncbi Utility of rapid on-site evaluation of transbronchial needle aspirates
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Respiration 72:182-8. 2005
    ..Rapid on-site evaluation has been proposed as a method to improve the yield of transbronchial needle aspiration...
  12. ncbi Content comparison of health-related quality of life instruments for obstructive sleep apnea
    Armin Stucki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Sleep Med 9:199-206. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the content covered by OSA-specific instruments using the ICF...
  13. ncbi Comparison of a new desktop spirometer (Spirospec) with a laboratory spirometer in a respiratory out-patient clinic
    François Swart
    Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Tygerberg Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Francie van Zijl Drive, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Respir Care 48:591-5. 2003
    ..Evaluation of new spirometry equipment can also be performed under these less favorable conditions. The Spirospec is a new desktop spirometer that is commercially available, but its accuracy has not been evaluated in a clinical setting...
  14. doi Practical approach to emergencies in lung transplant recipients: how we do it
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respiration 84:163-75. 2012
    ..Our report is intended to help internists and pulmonologists new to the field to obtain a better understanding of the peculiarities of LTRs and their management...
  15. ncbi Intrapleural streptokinase for empyema and complicated parapneumonic effusions
    Andreas H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:49-53. 2004
    ..We conclude that intrapleural streptokinase adjunctive to chest tube drainage reduces the need for surgery and improves the clinical treatment success in patients with pleural empyema...
  16. doi Long-term outcomes of bilateral lobar lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1220-5. 2013
    ..We report our short- and long-term results with bilateral lobar lung transplantation (BLLT) and compare it with the long-term outcomes of our cohort...
  17. ncbi Sudden onset of dyspnoea and chest pain in a 39-year-old woman
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Respiration 69:268. 2002
  18. ncbi Non-responding 'tension pneumothorax' following stab wounds
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lung Unit, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Respiration 70:100. 2003
  19. pmc Mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 1/dual specificity phosphatase 1 mediates glucocorticoid inhibition of osteoblast proliferation
    Kay Horsch
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7505, South Africa
    Mol Endocrinol 21:2929-40. 2007
    ..Regulation of ERK by MKP-1 provides a novel mechanism for control of osteoblast proliferation by GCs...
  20. ncbi Content comparison of health-related quality of life instruments for COPD
    Armin Stucki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Respir Med 101:1113-22. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi Use of an ultrathin bronchoscope in the assessment of central airway obstruction
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Lung Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Chest 124:735-9. 2003
    ..To assess the utility of an ultrathin bronchoscope (UB) in the assessment of central airway obstruction (CAO)...
  22. ncbi Transbronchial needle aspirates: how many passes per target site?
    A H Diacon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur Respir J 29:112-6. 2007
    ..At least four or five passes should be carried out at lymph node stations critical for the staging of lung cancer...