B C Opmeer

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical versus expectant management in women with an incomplete evacuation of the uterus after treatment with misoprostol for miscarriage: the MisoREST trial
    Marianne A C Verschoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:102. 2013
  2. pmc Laparoscopy to predict the result of primary cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer patients (LapOvCa-trial): a multicentre randomized controlled study
    Marianne J Rutten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:31. 2012
  3. pmc Assessment of perinatal outcome after sustained tocolysis in early labour (APOSTEL-II trial)
    Carolien Roos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:42. 2009
  4. pmc Long-term health-related and economic consequences of short-term outcomes in evaluation of perinatal interventions
    Margreet J Teune
    Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:42. 2010
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of fibronectin testing in a triage in women with threatened preterm labor: alleviation of pregnancy outcome by suspending tocolysis in early labor (APOSTEL-I trial)
    Jolande Y Vis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:38. 2009
  6. pmc Induction of labour versus expectant management in women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes between 34 and 37 weeks (the PPROMEXIL-trial)
    David P van der Ham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VieCuri Medical Centre Venlo, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:11. 2007
  7. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine
    Kimiko A Broeze
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:22. 2009
  8. pmc IMproving PArticipation of patients in Clinical Trials--rationale and design of IMPACT
    Katrien Oude Rengerink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:85. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs associated with shorter duration of antibiotic therapy in hospitalized patients with mild-to-moderate severe community-acquired pneumonia
    B C Opmeer
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:1131-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis preferred oral therapies to phototherapies: a preference assessment based on clinical scenarios with trade-off questions
    B C Opmeer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:696-703. 2007

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Publications44

  1. pmc Surgical versus expectant management in women with an incomplete evacuation of the uterus after treatment with misoprostol for miscarriage: the MisoREST trial
    Marianne A C Verschoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:102. 2013
    ..A comparison of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of surgical management versus expectant management is lacking in women with incomplete miscarriage after misoprostol...
  2. pmc Laparoscopy to predict the result of primary cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer patients (LapOvCa-trial): a multicentre randomized controlled study
    Marianne J Rutten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:31. 2012
    ..In this study we aim to assess whether adding laparoscopy to the diagnostic work-up of patients suspected of advanced ovarian carcinoma may prevent unsuccessful primary debulking surgery for ovarian cancer...
  3. pmc Assessment of perinatal outcome after sustained tocolysis in early labour (APOSTEL-II trial)
    Carolien Roos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:42. 2009
    ..This allows transfer of the patient to a perinatal centre, and maximizes the effect of corticosteroids for improved neonatal survival. It is questionable whether treatment with tocolytics should be maintained after 48 hours...
  4. pmc Long-term health-related and economic consequences of short-term outcomes in evaluation of perinatal interventions
    Margreet J Teune
    Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:42. 2010
    ..We would invite these researchers also to join our effort and to collaborate with us on the external validation of our prediction models...
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of fibronectin testing in a triage in women with threatened preterm labor: alleviation of pregnancy outcome by suspending tocolysis in early labor (APOSTEL-I trial)
    Jolande Y Vis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:38. 2009
    ..We will assess whether triage of these women with fibronectin testing, cervical length or their combination is cost-effective...
  6. pmc Induction of labour versus expectant management in women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes between 34 and 37 weeks (the PPROMEXIL-trial)
    David P van der Ham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VieCuri Medical Centre Venlo, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:11. 2007
    ..g., respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)) and a possible rise in the number of instrumental deliveries...
  7. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine
    Kimiko A Broeze
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:22. 2009
    ..In this study we will examine these potential benefits in four clinical diagnostic problems in the field of gynaecology, obstetrics and reproductive medicine...
  8. pmc IMproving PArticipation of patients in Clinical Trials--rationale and design of IMPACT
    Katrien Oude Rengerink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:85. 2010
    ..We aim to identify barriers and facilitators for successful patient recruitment at the level of the patient, the doctor and the hospital organization as well as the organization and design of trials over a broad range of studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs associated with shorter duration of antibiotic therapy in hospitalized patients with mild-to-moderate severe community-acquired pneumonia
    B C Opmeer
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:1131-6. 2007
    ..This study evaluates the costs associated with 3 versus 8 day antibiotic therapy and subsequent follow-up in patients hospitalized with mild-to-moderate-severe community-acquired pneumonia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis preferred oral therapies to phototherapies: a preference assessment based on clinical scenarios with trade-off questions
    B C Opmeer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:696-703. 2007
    ..As an alternative, we assessed patients' treatment preferences and trade-offs for five common systemic therapies for psoriasis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving the existing diagnostic strategy by accounting for characteristics of the women in the diagnostic work up for postmenopausal bleeding
    B C Opmeer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 114:51-8. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for complex care needs in general medical inpatients: results from a European study
    P de Jonge
    Psychiatric C L service, Vrije Universiteit Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 42:213-21. 2001
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis IgG seropositivity is associated with lower natural conception rates in ovulatory subfertile women without visible tubal pathology
    S F P J Coppus
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 26:3061-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine whether positive CAT serology is associated with lower spontaneous pregnancy rates in women in whom HSG and/or diagnostic laparoscopy showed no visible tubal pathology...
  14. doi request reprint Integration of patient characteristics and the results of Chlamydia antibody testing and hysterosalpingography in the diagnosis of tubal pathology: an individual patient data meta-analysis
    K A Broeze
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 27:2979-90. 2012
    ..We used individual patient data meta-analysis to assess this question...
  15. ncbi request reprint Referral pattern of neurological patients to psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Services in 33 European hospitals
    P de Jonge
    Psychiatrische Consultatieve Dienst, Academisch Ziekenhuis der Vrije Universiteit, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:152-7. 2001
    ..An appeal is made for a standardized referral procedure including admission screening method, detecting patients at risk for nonstandard care during their hospital admission...
  16. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of serum hCG on the outcome of pregnancy of unknown location: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    N M Van Mello
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 18:603-17. 2012
    ..Well defined prospective comparative studies using standardized diagnostics and clinical application plus agreed definitions of outcome are required to identify the best strategy to diagnose pregnancy outcome in women with PUL...
  17. doi request reprint Estimating the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a clinical prediction model based on patient characteristics and medical history
    M van Leeuwen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 117:69-75. 2010
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule that can help the clinician to identify women at high and low risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) early in pregnancy in order to improve the efficiency of GDM screening...
  18. ncbi request reprint Care complexity in the general hospital: results from a European study
    P de Jonge
    Psychiatric C L service, Vrije Universiteit Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 42:204-12. 2001
    ..The authors show how objective and subjective complexity indicators can be used for early and valid detection of patients needing interdisciplinary care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Identifying subfertile ovulatory women for timely tubal patency testing: a clinical decision rule based on medical history
    S F P J Coppus
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 22:2685-92. 2007
    ..At present, it is unclear for which women early tubal testing is indicated, and in whom it can be deferred...
  20. doi request reprint Chlamydia antibody testing and diagnosing tubal pathology in subfertile women: an individual patient data meta-analysis
    K A Broeze
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 17:301-10. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to reassess the accuracy of CAT in diagnosing tubal pathology by individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis for three different CAT assays...
  21. doi request reprint Glucose challenge test for detecting gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    M van Leeuwen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:393-401. 2012
    ..The best strategy to identify women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cyclosporin trough levels: is monitoring necessary during short-term treatment in psoriasis? A systematic review and clinical data on trough levels
    V M R Heydendael
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 147:122-9. 2002
    ..Cyclosporin is an effective treatment for severe plaque psoriasis. Unfortunately, its use may be limited by time- and dose-related nephrotoxicity. Serum trough levels may be useful for monitoring the risk of nephrotoxicity...
  23. pmc Development and validation of a short questionnaire in community acquired pneumonia
    R El Moussaoui
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thorax 59:591-5. 2004
    ..We have developed a measurement and evaluated its psychometric properties in 67 patients admitted with CAP...
  24. doi request reprint Capacity of endometrial thickness measurement to diagnose endometrial carcinoma in asymptomatic postmenopausal women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    M C Breijer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 40:621-9. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint External validation of a clinical scoring system for the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    M van Leeuwen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 85:96-101. 2009
    ..A prediction rule by means of a clinical scoring system is available, but has never been validated externally. The aim of this study was to validate the scoring system...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluating prediction models in reproductive medicine
    S F P J Coppus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:1774-8. 2009
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Are patient characteristics associated with the accuracy of hysterosalpingography in diagnosing tubal pathology? An individual patient data meta-analysis
    K A Broeze
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 17:293-300. 2011
    ..The impact of patient characteristics on the accuracy of HSG is unknown. The aim of this study was to assess by individual patient data meta-analysis whether the accuracy of HSG is associated with different patient characteristics...
  28. doi request reprint Should endometrial polyps be removed in patients with postmenopausal bleeding?-an assessment of study designs and report of a failed randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN73825127)
    A Timmermans
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 116:1391-5. 2009
    ..Therefore, we propose an alternative design, which might be more feasible...
  29. doi request reprint Salpingotomy or salpingectomy in tubal ectopic pregnancy: what do women prefer?
    N M Van Mello
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 21:687-93. 2010
    ..The risk of additional treatment in the case of persistent trophoblast after salpingotomy was acceptable if compensated by a small rise in intrauterine pregnancy rate...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patients' preferences in the evaluation of postmenopausal bleeding
    A Timmermans
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 114:1146-9. 2007
    ..To assess patients' preferences for diagnostic management of postmenopausal bleeding (PMB)...
  31. pmc Cervical length measurement for the prediction of preterm birth in symptomatic women with a twin pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    S M S Liem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, P O Box 22770, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2013:125897. 2013
    ..There is limited evidence on the accuracy of cervical length measurement testing the prediction of preterm birth in symptomatic women with a twin pregnancy, especially on the most important outcome, that is, delivery within 7 days...
  32. pmc Diagnostic strategies for postmenopausal bleeding
    M C Breijer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2010:850812. 2010
    ..The best diagnostic strategy for diagnosing endometrial carcinoma in patients with PMB still remains controversial. Future research should be focussed on achieving a higher accuracy of different diagnostic strategies...
  33. doi request reprint Sonographic measurement of lower uterine segment thickness to predict uterine rupture during a trial of labor in women with previous Cesarean section: a meta-analysis
    N Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 42:132-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of antenatal sonographic measurement of lower uterine segment (LUS) thickness in the prediction of risk of uterine rupture during a trial of labor (TOL) in women with a previous Cesarean section (CS)...
  34. doi request reprint Long-term child follow-up after large obstetric randomised controlled trials for the evaluation of perinatal interventions: a systematic review of the literature
    M J Teune
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 120:15-22. 2013
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of medical history taking and Chlamydia IgG ELISA antibody testing (CAT) in the selection of subfertile women for diagnostic laparoscopy: a clinical prediction model approach
    S F P J Coppus
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 22:1353-8. 2007
    ..We assessed therefore whether the combination of medical history and CAT improves the efficiency of selecting patients for laparoscopy as compared to the use of either medical history or CAT...
  36. doi request reprint Cervical length measurement for the prediction of preterm birth in multiple pregnancies: a systematic review and bivariate meta-analysis
    A C Lim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 38:10-7. 2011
    ..To review the literature on cervical length as a predictor of preterm birth in asymptomatic women with a multiple pregnancy...
  37. pmc Factors associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in a prospective cohort of patients after abdominal sepsis: a nomogram
    Kimberly R Boer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 34:664-74. 2008
    ..To determine to what extent patients who have survived abdominal sepsis suffer from symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, and to identify potential risk factors for PTSD symptoms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patients' and professionals' barriers and facilitators to external cephalic version for breech presentation at term, a qualitative analysis in the Netherlands
    A N Rosman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Midwifery 30:324-30. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to identify barriers and facilitators for ECV among professionals and women with a breech presentation at term...
  39. doi request reprint An economic analysis of induction of labour and expectant monitoring in women with gestational hypertension or pre-eclampsia at term (HYPITAT trial)
    S M C Vijgen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 117:1577-85. 2010
    ..To assess the economic consequences of labour induction compared with expectant monitoring in women with gestational hypertension or pre-eclampsia at term...
  40. ncbi request reprint Consultation-Liaison psychiatric service delivery: results from a European study
    F J Huyse
    Head Department of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Hospital of the Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:124-32. 2001
    ..5%. C-L services in European countries are mainly emergency psychiatric services and perform an important bridge function between primary, general health, and mental health care...
  41. ncbi request reprint What is the recurrence rate of postmenopausal bleeding in women who have a thin endometrium during a first episode of postmenopausal bleeding?
    H C van Doorn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:89-93. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence and significance of recurrent postmenopausal bleeding among women diagnosed with an endometrial thickness < or =4 mm after a first episode of postmenopausal bleeding...
  42. ncbi request reprint Inadequate office endometrial sample requires further evaluation in women with postmenopausal bleeding and abnormal ultrasound results
    H C van Doorn
    Department of Gynecological Oncology, Erasmus Medical Center, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:100-4. 2007
    ..To determine whether further histologic assessment can be omitted after office sampling produced a nondiagnostic specimen...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relation between age, time since menopause, and endometrial cancer in women with postmenopausal bleeding
    H C van Doorn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 17:1118-23. 2007
    ..Future studies should explore whether these findings can be incorporated in the diagnostic work-up of women with postmenopausal bleeding...
  44. ncbi request reprint Routine use of hysterosalpingography prior to diagnostic laparoscopy in the fertility workup
    S F P J Coppus
    Hum Reprod 21:2725-6; author reply 2726-7. 2006