Renee A Douma

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Using an age-dependent D-dimer cut-off value increases the number of older patients in whom deep vein thrombosis can be safely excluded
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, F4 Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Haematologica 97:1507-13. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Chronic pulmonary embolism in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:71-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of the D-dimer test result influences clinical probability assessment of pulmonary embolism
    Renée A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Res 126:e271-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Clinical decision rule and D-dimer have lower clinical utility to exclude pulmonary embolism in cancer patients. Explanations and potential ameliorations
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 104:831-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Acute pulmonary embolism. Part 1: epidemiology and diagnosis
    Renée A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:585-96. 2010
  6. pmc Potential of an age adjusted D-dimer cut-off value to improve the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in older patients: a retrospective analysis of three large cohorts
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 340:c1475. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Incidental venous thromboembolism in cancer patients: prevalence and consequence
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Res 125:e306-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of 4- and 64-slice CT scanning in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Suite F4 143, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 103:242-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity and clinical utility of the simplified Wells rule for assessing clinical probability for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22600, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 101:197-200. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism and venous thrombosis: is it worthwhile?
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Thromb Hemost 33:821-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Using an age-dependent D-dimer cut-off value increases the number of older patients in whom deep vein thrombosis can be safely excluded
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, F4 Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Haematologica 97:1507-13. 2012
    ..We retrospectively validated the efficacy of this cut-off combined with clinical probability for the exclusion of deep vein thrombosis...
  2. doi request reprint Chronic pulmonary embolism in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:71-7. 2012
    ..We performed a cross-sectional study to investigate the prevalence of CTE in patients with KTS...
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of the D-dimer test result influences clinical probability assessment of pulmonary embolism
    Renée A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Res 126:e271-5. 2010
    ..We studied the influence of early D-dimer knowledge on clinical probability assessment...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical decision rule and D-dimer have lower clinical utility to exclude pulmonary embolism in cancer patients. Explanations and potential ameliorations
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 104:831-6. 2010
    ..A CDR combined with an age-dependent D-dimer cut-off shows a modest improvement of the strategy in cancer patients...
  5. doi request reprint Acute pulmonary embolism. Part 1: epidemiology and diagnosis
    Renée A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:585-96. 2010
    ..Although various diagnostic strategies have been introduced and validated, selected patients may require a tailored approach...
  6. pmc Potential of an age adjusted D-dimer cut-off value to improve the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in older patients: a retrospective analysis of three large cohorts
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 340:c1475. 2010
    ..In older patients, the the D-dimer test for pulmonary embolism has reduced specificity and is therefore less useful. In this study a new, age dependent cut-off value for the test was devised and its usefulness with older patients assessed...
  7. doi request reprint Incidental venous thromboembolism in cancer patients: prevalence and consequence
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Res 125:e306-9. 2010
    ..Careful re-evaluation of CT-scans for cancer staging frequently reveals unsuspected venous thromboembolism (VTE) on CT-scans. However, it is unknown how often these findings lead to anticoagulant treatment in daily clinical practice...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of 4- and 64-slice CT scanning in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Suite F4 143, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 103:242-6. 2010
    ..In a multi-reader setting, the number of inconclusive examinations was higher than quoted for clinical management studies, indicating that the diagnosis of PE with MDCT could be less straightforward than assumed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity and clinical utility of the simplified Wells rule for assessing clinical probability for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22600, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 101:197-200. 2009
    ..In this external retrospective validation study, the simplified Wells rule appeared to be safe and clinically useful, although prospective validation remains necessary. Simplification of the Wells rule may enhance the applicability...
  10. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism and venous thrombosis: is it worthwhile?
    Renee A Douma
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Thromb Hemost 33:821-8. 2007
    ..Until this group is defined and the benefit of thrombolytic therapy is demonstrated, thrombolytic therapy should only be considered in patients with signs of massive PE and hemodynamic shock...
  11. doi request reprint Acute pulmonary embolism. Part 2: treatment
    Josien van Es
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:613-22. 2010
    ..Some patients with PE can be safely treated at home, but few outcome studies in this setting have been published...
  12. doi request reprint Application of a decision rule and a D-dimer assay in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Nadine S Gibson
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academical Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 103:849-54. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the knowledge of an abnormal D-dimer test result before seeing the patient leads to a higher CDR score. Physicians should therefore first examine patients before taking note of the D-dimer test result...
  13. doi request reprint Performance of 4 clinical decision rules in the diagnostic management of acute pulmonary embolism: a prospective cohort study
    Renee A Douma
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 154:709-18. 2011
    ..Several clinical decision rules (CDRs) are available to exclude acute pulmonary embolism (PE), but they have not been directly compared...
  14. pmc Excluding pulmonary embolism in primary care using the Wells-rule in combination with a point-of care D-dimer test: a scenario analysis
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:64. 2010
    ..We considered ruling out PE safe if the failure rate was <2% with a maximum upper confidence limit of 2.7%...