J A Reekers

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interventional radiology in the diabetic lower extremity
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Teaching Hospital, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    Med Clin North Am 97:835-45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Diabetic foot and PAD: the endovascular approach
    J A Reekers
    Department of Interventional Radiology, AMC, University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:36-9. 2012
  3. pmc The AMC linear disability score (ALDS): a cross-sectional study with a new generic instrument to measure disability applied to patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:88. 2009
  4. pmc Subintimal angioplasty for peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a systematic review
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:687-97. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous intentional extraluminal (subintimal) revascularization (PIER) for critical lower limb ischemia: too good to be true?
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 9:419-21. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the retrievability of the OptEase IVC filter in an animal model
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Amsterdam Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:261-7. 2004
  7. pmc Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe commentary on the treatment of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    J A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, AMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:1-2. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization: what the others say
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:305-6. 2004
  9. pmc CIRSE vascular closure device registry
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, NH 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:50-3. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of a percutaneous temporary pedal bypass
    J A Reekers
    Department of Radiology AMC, Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, G1 206, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:50-2. 2007

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Interventional radiology in the diabetic lower extremity
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Teaching Hospital, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    Med Clin North Am 97:835-45. 2013
    ..Long-term follow-up studies, dedicated to patients with an arterial DF problem, have to be performed before we can evaluate all these new technologies...
  2. doi request reprint Diabetic foot and PAD: the endovascular approach
    J A Reekers
    Department of Interventional Radiology, AMC, University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:36-9. 2012
    ..The revascularisation of below-the-knee vessels needs experienced hands, team discussion and the right set of devices. Centralisation in DFU centres is therefore probably the best guaranty for the best outcome...
  3. pmc The AMC linear disability score (ALDS): a cross-sectional study with a new generic instrument to measure disability applied to patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:88. 2009
    ..The ALDS has already been validated in different patient populations suffering from chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to assess the clinimetric properties of the ALDS in patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  4. pmc Subintimal angioplasty for peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a systematic review
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:687-97. 2008
    ..Despite the moderate patency rates after one year, SA may serve as a "temporary bypass" to provide wound healing and limb salvage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous intentional extraluminal (subintimal) revascularization (PIER) for critical lower limb ischemia: too good to be true?
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 9:419-21. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the retrievability of the OptEase IVC filter in an animal model
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Amsterdam Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:261-7. 2004
    ..A new inferior vena cava filter was evaluated in vivo to determine the percutaneous retrievability after an implantation period of up to 18 days...
  7. pmc Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe commentary on the treatment of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    J A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, AMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:1-2. 2011
    ..CIRSE believes that this is not a sound basis on which to offer a new treatment, which could have possible procedure-related complications, to an often desperate patient population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization: what the others say
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:305-6. 2004
  9. pmc CIRSE vascular closure device registry
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, NH 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:50-3. 2011
    ..However, there have been no major multicenter studies to assess the safety and effectiveness of the routine use of closure devices in interventional radiology...
  10. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of a percutaneous temporary pedal bypass
    J A Reekers
    Department of Radiology AMC, Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, G1 206, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:50-2. 2007
    ..This technique might offer new opportunities for patients with non-healing ulcers which are technically and/or medically inoperable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mechanical thrombectomy for early treatment of massive pulmonary embolism
    Jim A Reekers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:246-50. 2003
    ..The amount of thrombus reduction seems not to be an important parameter...
  12. ncbi request reprint Duplex scanning allows selective use of arteriography in the management of patients with severe lower leg arterial disease
    M J Koelemay
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 34:661-7. 2001
    ....
  13. pmc Evaluation of a new balloon catheter for difficult calcified lesions in infrainguinal arterial disease: outcome of a multicenter registry
    G J Spaargaren
    Department of Radiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:132-5. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Interobserver variation in interpretation of arteriography and management of severe lower leg arterial disease
    M J Koelemay
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 21:417-22. 2001
    ..This should be taken into account when other diagnostic modalities are compared with iaDSA. Evaluation of diagnostic modalities as concordance in treatment plans is flawed by interindividual variation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interobserver and intraobserver variability of interpretation of CT-angiography in patients with a suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture
    L L Hoornweg
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:295-300. 2008
    ..To assess interobserver and intraobserver agreement on presence of rupture and determining suitability for endovascular repair (EVAR) on CT angiography (CTA) of patients with a suspected ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pain and return to daily activities after uterine artery embolization and hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: results from the randomized EMMY trial
    Wouter J K Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, AZ, 1105, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:179-87. 2006
    ..The present paper analyses short-term outcomes, i.e., pain and return to daily activities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of regional cooperation on outcomes from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S C Van Beek
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 101:794-801. 2014
    ..Previous population-based survival after rAAA in the Netherlands was 46 (95 per cent confidence interval (c.i.) 43 to 49) per cent. It was hypothesized that regional cooperation would improve survival...
  18. doi request reprint SUPERvised exercise therapy or immediate PTA for intermittent claudication in patients with an iliac artery obstruction--a multicentre randomised controlled trial; SUPER study design and rationale
    F A Frans
    Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 43:466-71. 2012
    ..However, the optimal treatment strategy in patients with IC due to iliac artery stenosis or occlusion remains unclear...
  19. doi request reprint Statistical or clinical improvement? Determining the minimally important difference for the vascular quality of life questionnaire in patients with critical limb ischemia
    F A Frans
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 47:180-6. 2014
    ..This study introduces the concept of the minimally important difference (MID) to vascular surgeons using Qol outcomes of patients treated for chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of identifying aortoiliac and femoropopliteal arterial disease with angiography or duplex scanning
    S B Coffi
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 66:142-8. 2008
    ..The strategies were: angiography as the reference strategy, duplex scanning (DS) plus supplementary angiography (S1) and DS plus confirmative angiography (S2)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroid tumors (EMMY trial): periprocedural results and complications
    Nicole A Volkers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:471-80. 2006
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the periprocedural results of the UAE procedure and identify risk factors for technical failure, fever after UAE, pain, and other complications...
  22. pmc Pulmonary arterial stent implantation in an adult with Williams syndrome
    Herre J Reesink
    Department of Pulmonology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, F5 144, PO Box 22700, 1100, DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:782-5. 2007
    ..These stenoses were subsequently also treated successfully by stent implantation. Stent patency was observed 3 years after the first procedure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials for endovascular treatment of infrainguinal arterial disease: systematic review and meta-analysis (Part 2: Below the knee)
    S Jens
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 47:536-44. 2014
    ..To evaluate 1 to 48 month follow-up outcomes of different endovascular treatment strategies in below-the-knee (BTK) arterial segments in critical limb ischemia (CLI) patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials for endovascular treatment of infrainguinal arterial disease: systematic review and meta-analysis (Part 1: Above the knee)
    S Jens
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 47:524-35. 2014
    ..To evaluate 1 to 36 month follow-up outcomes of different endovascular treatment strategies in above-the-knee (ATK) arterial segments in patients with intermittent claudication (IC) and critical limb ischemia (CLI)...
  25. doi request reprint Systematic review of exercise training or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for intermittent claudication
    F A Frans
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 99:16-28. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic pathology: feasibility and mid-term results
    B Lamme
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:532-9. 2003
    ..to report our experience with 21 consecutive patients treated with a thoracic stent-graft...
  27. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of uterine artery embolization versus hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: results from the randomized EMMY trial
    Nicole A Volkers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre G1 235, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1007-16; quiz 1017. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Endovascular management of traumatic ruptures of the thoracic aorta: a retrospective multicenter analysis of 28 cases in The Netherlands
    Liselot L Hoornweg
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 43:1096-102; discussion 1102. 2006
    ..We report the experience in The Netherlands with endovascular management of patients with acute traumatic ruptures of the thoracic aorta...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with friendly versus hostile aortoiliac anatomy
    S C Van Beek
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 47:380-7. 2014
    ..If the aortoiliac anatomy is unsuitable for EVAR ("hostile anatomy"), open repair (OR) is the next option. We hypothesized that the death rate for OR is higher in patients with hostile anatomy than in patients with friendly anatomy...
  30. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of computed tomography angiography in peripheral arterial injury due to trauma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    S Jens
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46:329-37. 2013
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography angiography (CTA) in detecting arterial lesions in patients with suspected arterial injury of the upper or lower extremity due to trauma...
  31. doi request reprint An emergency visceral hybrid procedure for ruptured thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms
    E M von Meyenfeldt
    Department of Surgery Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, G4 107, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:162-8. 2009
    ..Visceral hybrid procedures (VHPs) can provide an alternative in this high-risk patient group. We present a literature review of VHPs with a focus on acute TAAAs...
  32. ncbi request reprint The use of a percutaneous closure device for closure of an accidental puncture of the aortic arch; a simple solution for a difficult problem
    V J Leijdekkers
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:94-6. 2006
    ..We describe a case were an accidental puncture in the aortic arch during placement of a central venous catheter is successfully closed with a closure device...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emergency endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic rupture in three accident victims with multiple injuries
    Denise Nio
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 9:II60-6. 2002
    ..To report an experience with emergency endovascular treatment of traumatic thoracic aortic ruptures in multi-injured patients...
  34. pmc Impact of splenic artery embolization on the success rate of nonoperative management for blunt splenic injury
    C H van der Vlies
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:76-81. 2012
    ..Results of outcome after NOM are predominantly based on large-volume studies from level 1 trauma centers in the United States. This study was designed to assess the results of NOM in a relatively low-volume Dutch level 1 trauma center...
  35. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jorg L de Bruin
    From the Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 362:1881-9. 2010
    ..This survival difference, however, was no longer significant in the second year after the procedure. Information regarding the comparative outcome more than 2 years after surgery is important for clinical decision making...
  36. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty or bypass for superficial femoral artery disease? A randomised controlled trial
    E S van der Zaag
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:132-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether angioplasty or above-knee bypass is the best treatment for symptomatic superficial femoral artery occlusive lesions, we performed a multicentre randomised trial...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Embolization of uterine artery: a new treatment for uterine myomas]
    W M Ankum
    afd Verloskunde en Gynaecologie, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Postbus 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:765-9. 2001
    ..Data from randomised clinical trials comparing uterine embolisation versus hysterectomy in the treatment of uterine myomas are still lacking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Removal of arterial wall calcifications in CT angiography by local subtraction
    Marcel van Straten
    Department of Medical Physics, Academic Medical Center, PO box 22660 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Phys 30:761-70. 2003
    ..We conclude that the local subtraction method is less subjective and more accurate than thresholding. Best results are obtained by use of a small pitch, at the expense of the volume covered during a single breath hold...
  39. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization versus hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids (EMMY trial): peri- and postprocedural results from a randomized controlled trial
    Wouter J K Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1618-29. 2005
    ..This was a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety of uterine artery embolization (UAE) compared with hysterectomy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization versus hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: 2 years' outcome from the randomized EMMY trial
    Nicole A Volkers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:519.e1-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the 2 years' efficiency of uterine artery embolization (UAE) with hysterectomy in the treatment of menorrhagia caused by uterine fibroids in a randomized controlled trial...
  41. pmc Always contact a vascular interventional specialist before amputating a patient with critical limb ischemia
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:469-74. 2010
    ..Seven patients (28%) died during follow-up. In conclusion, SA of the tibial arteries seem to be a valuable treatment option to prevent major amputation in patients with CLI who are facing amputation due to lack of surgical options...
  42. ncbi request reprint Collapse of a stent-graft following treatment of a traumatic thoracic aortic rupture
    Mirza M Idu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 12:503-7. 2005
    ..To report a collapsed stent-graft used to treat a traumatic aortic rupture...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity: a review
    Henk J Baarslag
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:1263-74. 2004
    ..This review describes the clinical background, the imaging modalities that may be employed, treatment options and outcome of patients with upper extremity thrombosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Thrombolytic therapy for acute superior mesenteric artery occlusion
    Ivo G Schoots
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Surgery, IWO 1 155, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:317-29. 2005
    ..In some cases it can be used as an alternative or neo-adjunctive treatment modality to surgery. A treatment guideline for thrombolysis of acute superior mesenteric artery thromboembolism should be developed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization vs hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: 5-year outcome from the randomized EMMY trial
    Sanne M van der Kooij
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:105.e1-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcome and health related quality of life (HRQOL) 5 years after uterine artery embolization (UAE) or hysterectomy in the treatment of menorrhagia caused by uterine fibroids...
  46. ncbi request reprint Myoma expulsion after uterine artery embolization: complication or cure?
    Wouter J Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynecology and Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1713-5. 2004
    ..Patients should be informed about the possibility of expulsion. Expulsion of myomas after uterine artery embolization occurs relatively frequently and may be just one of the ways to attain cure...
  47. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of computed tomography angiography in peripheral arterial disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rosemarie Met
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 301:415-24. 2009
    ..Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is an increasingly attractive imaging modality for assessing lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  48. doi request reprint Endovascular thrombectomy and thrombolysis for severe cerebral sinus thrombosis: a prospective study
    Jan Stam
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 39:1487-90. 2008
    ..Most patients with cerebral sinus thrombosis (CST) recover after treatment with heparin, but a subgroup has a poor prognosis. Those patients may benefit from endovascular thrombolysis...
  49. ncbi request reprint MR reproducibility in the assessment of uterine fibroids for patients scheduled for uterine artery embolization
    Nicole A Volkers
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, G1 235, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:260-8. 2008
    ..55, p = 0.0003; and observer B, kappa = 0.66, p < 0.0001). In conclusion, MRI criteria used for the selection of suitable UAE patients show good inter- and intraobserver reproducibility...
  50. ncbi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity: intra- and interobserver study of digital subtraction venography
    Henk J Baarslag
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 13:251-5. 2003
    ..89) and 76% (kappa 0.56), respectively ( p<0.01). Digital subtraction venography has moderate to excellent intra- and inter-observer agreement, suggesting that digital subtraction venography is reliable for the diagnosis of DVTUE...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of color duplex ultrasonography compared with contrast venography in patients suspected of having deep venous thrombosis of the upper extremities
    Henk Jan Baarslag
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 136:865-72. 2002
    ..Moreover, limited data exist on the use of duplex color ultrasonography in this setting...
  52. pmc Evaluation of the occupational doses of interventional radiologists
    Gerritjan Kuipers
    Radiation Protection Group, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:483-9. 2008
    ..This is not the case when the doses above the lead apron are calculated for the doses under the lead apron...
  53. doi request reprint Symptomatic uterine fibroids: treatment with uterine artery embolization or hysterectomy--results from the randomized clinical Embolisation versus Hysterectomy (EMMY) Trial
    Wouter J K Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynecology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, H4 205, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 246:823-32. 2008
    ....
  54. pmc Sexuality and body image after uterine artery embolization and hysterectomy in the treatment of uterine fibroids: a randomized comparison
    Wouter J K Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:866-75. 2007
    ..On average, both after UAE and hysterectomy sexual functioning and body image scores improved, but significantly so only after UAE...
  55. ncbi request reprint Embolization for hemoptysis in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: report of two cases and a review of the literature
    Herre J Reesink
    Department of Pulmonology, F5 144, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:136-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, we propose that even mild hemoptysis in CTEPH patients warrants prompt evaluation, and treatment by embolization should be offered as first choice in CTEPH patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of vascular and interventional procedures with time-action analysis: a pilot study
    Niels H Bakker
    Department of Medical Physics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:483-8. 2002
    ..To provide an objective method to measure the efficiency of vascular and interventional procedures...
  57. doi request reprint Posterior circumflex humeral artery injury with distal embolisation in professional volleyball players: a discussion of three cases
    J J Atema
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 44:195-8. 2012
    ..Signs of ischaemia might be subtle and may be misdiagnosed as musculoskeletal injuries. Therefore, the examining physician must have a high index of suspicion and awareness about these injuries is important...
  58. ncbi request reprint Use of magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation of vascular malformations of the lower extremity
    C C Breugem
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:870-7. 2001
    ..We further suggest a diagnostic flow chart developed on the basis of MRI features designed to help determine the composition of a vascular birthmark when intervention is anticipated...
  59. ncbi request reprint Ischemic transverse myelopathy after endovascular repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm
    M Reichart
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 8:321-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Endovascular repair of TAA may induce spinal cord ischemia; pre- and intraoperative assessment of involved intercostal arteries should be performed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Loss of ovarian reserve after uterine artery embolization: a randomized comparison with hysterectomy
    Wouter J K Hehenkamp
    Department of Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 22:1996-2005. 2007
    ..Ovarian failure as a complication of uterine artery embolization (UAE) for symptomatic uterine fibroids has raised concerns about this new treatment modality...
  61. ncbi request reprint Rupture of true aneurysms of the pancreaticoduodenal arcade: treatment with transcatheter arterial embolization
    M Guijt
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:166-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, TAE should be the initial treatment of choice in this group of patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of anterior tibial artery pseudoaneurysm following locking compression plating of the tibia
    P Boele van Hensbroek
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
    J Orthop Trauma 21:279-82. 2007
    ..This case illustrates a risk of less invasive fracture surgery and at the same time underlines the value of a multidisciplinary approach to complications in trauma surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Results of a European multicentre iliac stent trial with a flexible balloon expandable stent
    J A Reekers
    Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:511-5. 2002
    ..to determine the 12 months success rate with a balloon expandable, flexible stainless steel stent in iliac artery obstructions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Highly selective embolization of bilateral cavernous arteries for post-traumatic penile arterial priapism
    J F Langenhuijsen
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Impot Res 13:354-6. 2001
    ..Bilateral embolization is indicated when unilateral treatment does not result in detumescence of the penis. When the embolization is done highly selective the risk of complications is low and the results on erectile function are good...
  65. ncbi request reprint Embolization for hemorrhage of liver metastases from choriocarcinoma
    C A R Lok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, H4 Zuid, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 98:506-9. 2005
    ..Because gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is highly sensitive to chemotherapy, life-threatening hemorrhage from metastases can occur especially early after starting therapy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Implementation of uterine artery embolisation for symptomatic uterine fibroids: an inventory
    S M van der Kooij
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:274-8. 2011
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance venography in consecutive patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity: initial experience
    H J Baarslag
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Radiol 45:38-43. 2004
    ..To assess the feasibility and accuracy of two magnetic resonance (MR) venography methods in a consecutive series of patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity (DVTUE)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Stent placement in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis and impaired renal function: a randomized trial
    Liesbeth Bax
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 150:840-8, W150-1. 2009
    ..Little is known about the efficacy and safety of renal artery stenting in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (ARAS) and impaired renal function...
  69. ncbi request reprint Re: Dr. Spies' commentary on the EMMY study
    Jim A Reekers
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1548-9; author reply 1549-50. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Treatment of a false visceral aneurysm with the Symbiot covered stent
    Jim A Reekers
    J Endovasc Ther 14:429-30. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Distal embolism during percutaneous revascularization of infra-aortic arterial occlusive disease: an underestimated phenomenon"
    Jim A Reekers
    J Endovasc Ther 13:697; author reply 698-9. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Simulation devices in interventional radiology: caveat emptor
    Derek A Gould
    Department of Radiology, Royal Liverpool University Trust, Prescott Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:4-6. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Simulation devices in interventional radiology: validation pending
    Derek A Gould
    Department of Radiology, Royal Liverpool University Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:215-6. 2006