Allard C van der Wal

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The iatrogenic pathology of percutaneous interventions in coronary arteries
    X Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Minerva Med 103:487-502. 2012
  2. pmc Coronary artery pathology
    Allard C van der Wal
    Department of Pathology, M2 129, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:1484-9. 2007
  3. pmc "Sea anemones" on a degenerated bicuspid aortic valve
    A C van der Wal
    Heart 91:853. 2005
  4. pmc Two cases of cardiac arteriovenous malformation complicated by a local angioproliferative process
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:868-71. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention with combined proximal embolic protection and thrombus aspiration versus primary percutaneous coronary intervention alone in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: the PREPARE (PRoxi
    Joost D E Haeck
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:934-43. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A pattern of disperse plaque microcalcifications identifies a subset of plaques with high inflammatory burden in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Xiaofei Li
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 218:83-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between complex coronary artery stenosis and unstable angina and the extent of plaque inflammation
    Martijn Meuwissen
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 114:521-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic infiltration in restenotic tissue following coronary stent implantation
    Saskia Z H Rittersma
    Department of Cardiology, B2 115, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 184:157-62. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Thrombus aspiration alone during primary percutanous coronary intervention as definitive treatment in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Miranda C Kramer
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:860-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and angiographic predictors and prognostic value of failed thrombus aspiration in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Maarten A Vink
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:634-42. 2011

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint The iatrogenic pathology of percutaneous interventions in coronary arteries
    X Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Minerva Med 103:487-502. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Coronary artery pathology
    Allard C van der Wal
    Department of Pathology, M2 129, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:1484-9. 2007
  3. pmc "Sea anemones" on a degenerated bicuspid aortic valve
    A C van der Wal
    Heart 91:853. 2005
  4. pmc Two cases of cardiac arteriovenous malformation complicated by a local angioproliferative process
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:868-71. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention with combined proximal embolic protection and thrombus aspiration versus primary percutaneous coronary intervention alone in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: the PREPARE (PRoxi
    Joost D E Haeck
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:934-43. 2009
    ..Jude Medical, St. Paul, Minnesota]) in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients...
  6. doi request reprint A pattern of disperse plaque microcalcifications identifies a subset of plaques with high inflammatory burden in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Xiaofei Li
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 218:83-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between complex coronary artery stenosis and unstable angina and the extent of plaque inflammation
    Martijn Meuwissen
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 114:521-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated the association between qualitative assessment of coronary stenoses and plaque inflammation determined by immunohistochemistry...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic infiltration in restenotic tissue following coronary stent implantation
    Saskia Z H Rittersma
    Department of Cardiology, B2 115, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 184:157-62. 2006
    ..We emphasized on specific types of inflammatory cells to evaluate the type of tissue immune response in both situations...
  9. doi request reprint Thrombus aspiration alone during primary percutanous coronary intervention as definitive treatment in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Miranda C Kramer
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:860-7. 2012
    ..In addition, to gain insight in the pathological mechanisms of coronary thrombosis in these patients, we established the histopathological characteristics and age of the aspirated material...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and angiographic predictors and prognostic value of failed thrombus aspiration in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Maarten A Vink
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:634-42. 2011
    ..This study sought to investigate which factors are associated with failure of thrombus aspiration (TA) and if this has prognostic implications...
  11. doi request reprint Presence of older thrombus is an independent predictor of long-term mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with thrombus aspiration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Miranda C A Kramer
    Department of Cardiology, B2 137, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 118:1810-6. 2008
    ..This observation illustrates that plaque rupture and coronary occlusion are significantly separated in time. In the present study, we correlate the presence of fresh versus older thrombus with long-term mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Biodegradable polymer scaffold, semi-solid solder, and single-spot lasing for increasing solder-tissue bonding in suture-free laser-assisted vascular repair
    Dara R Pabittei
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Tissue Eng Regen Med 6:803-12. 2012
    ..The improvement in adhesive bonding was associated with enhanced weld stability during hydration...
  13. doi request reprint Neutrophils, neutrophil extracellular traps and interleukin-17 associate with the organisation of thrombi in acute myocardial infarction
    Onno J de Boer
    Dept of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 109:290-7. 2013
    ..The specific colocalisation of these indicates a role during thrombus stabilisation and growth...
  14. pmc Low numbers of FOXP3 positive regulatory T cells are present in all developmental stages of human atherosclerotic lesions
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 2:e779. 2007
    ..In the present study we investigated the frequency of naturally occurring Treg cells in all developmental stages of human atherosclerotic lesions including complicated thrombosed plaques...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of left and balanced coronary arterial dominance decreases with increasing age of patients at autopsy. A postmortem coronary angiograms study
    Max Knaapen
    Faculty of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Pathol 22:49-53. 2013
    ..This could lead to decreasing numbers of patients with a left dominant coronary artery system in older age groups...
  16. doi request reprint Non-ablative 1550 nm fractional laser therapy not effective for erythema dyschromicum perstans and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: a pilot study
    Marije W Kroon
    Netherlands Institute for Pigment Disorders, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, NL 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dermatolog Treat 23:339-44. 2012
    ..To date, no standard treatment is available. Fractional laser therapy (FLT) was recently reported to improve different pigment disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epstein Barr virus specific T-cells generated from unstable human atherosclerotic lesions: Implications for plaque inflammation
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 184:322-9. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated if EBV, a common herpes virus, is capable of stimulating atherosclerotic plaque derived T-cells and thus could contribute to atherosclerotic plaque inflammation...
  18. doi request reprint Proliferation and maturation of microvessels in arteriovenous malformations--expression patterns of angiogenic and cell cycle-dependent factors
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Symbiant Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    J Cutan Pathol 39:610-20. 2012
    ..Areas of microvascular proliferation have been observed in a subpopulation of symptomatic congenital vascular malformations later in life. We investigated whether this angiogenic response is followed by a stage of maturation...
  19. doi request reprint Microvascular endoglin (CD105) expression correlates with tissue markers for atherosclerotic plaque vulnerability in an ageing population with multivessel coronary artery disease
    Xiaofei Li
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Histopathology 61:88-97. 2012
    ..No systematic studies have been carried out on tissue markers for plaque vulnerability throughout the entire coronary artery system at the end stages of coronary atherosclerosis...
  20. doi request reprint Microvascular proliferations in arteriovenous malformations relate to high-flow characteristics, inflammation, and previous therapeutic embolization of the lesion
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Symbiant Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:638-46. 2013
    ..Episodes of microvascular proliferation associated with volume expansion have been observed in arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of skin and soft tissue...
  21. ncbi request reprint Right-to-left ventricular diastolic delay in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is associated with activation delay and action potential prolongation in right ventricle
    Maxim Hardziyenka
    Heart Failure Research Center, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:555-61. 2009
    ..Why the synchrony between LV and RV is lost is unknown. We hypothesized that RV electrophysiological remodeling, notably, conduction slowing and action potential prolongation, contribute to this loss in synchrony...
  22. doi request reprint Relationship of thrombus healing to underlying plaque morphology in sudden coronary death
    Miranda C A Kramer
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:122-32. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Proximal embolic protection with aspiration in percutaneous coronary intervention using the Proxis device
    Karel T Koch
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 8:160-6. 2007
    ..7%+/- 15.2; STR was greater than 50% in 94% and greater than 70% in 72% of patients. The 1-year cumulative major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events rate was 10.5%. The overall mortality at 1 year was 2.3%...
  24. doi request reprint Induction of chronic kidney failure in a long-term peritoneal exposure model in the rat: effects on functional and structural peritoneal alterations
    Francois Vrtovsnik
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Perit Dial Int 30:558-69. 2010
    ..The aim was to analyze the effects of chronic kidney failure on peritoneal function and morphology, alone and in combination with PD exposure, in a well-established, long term, peritoneal exposure model in the rat. ♢..
  25. doi request reprint Differential expression of interleukin-17 family cytokines in intact and complicated human atherosclerotic plaques
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pathol 220:499-508. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint T lymphocytes in atherogenesis-functional aspects and antigenic repertoire
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Res 60:78-86. 2003
  27. doi request reprint Nodoventricular accessory pathways in PRKAG2-dependent familial preexcitation syndrome reveal a disorder in cardiac development
    Hanno L Tan
    Heart Failure Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:276-81. 2008
    ..Yet, histopathologic proof is still lacking. We aimed to provide such proof...
  28. pmc Histopathological features of aspirated thrombi after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Miranda C Kramer
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 4:e5817. 2009
    ..We established the histopathological characteristics of material aspirated during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in a large consecutive ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) population...
  29. pmc Anti-human vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antibody selection for immunohistochemical staining of proliferating blood vessels
    Chris M van der Loos
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, NL 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Histochem Cytochem 58:109-18. 2010
    ..Staining characteristics of the 45-kDa band were reflected in the results obtained in IHC...
  30. pmc Spatial differences in the presence of FOXP3+ and GranzymeB+ T cells between the intra- and extravascular compartments in renal allograft vasculopathy
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e18656. 2011
    ..We studied the distribution and frequency of regulatory- and cytotoxic T cells in the arterial intima lesions in both conditions...
  31. pmc Microvascular proliferation in congenital vascular malformations of skin and soft tissue
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Academisch Medisch Centrum, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Pathol 60:798-803. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Plaque instability frequently occurs days or weeks before occlusive coronary thrombosis: a pathological thrombectomy study in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Saskia Z H Rittersma
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 111:1160-5. 2005
    ..We therefore studied the age of intracoronary thrombi, aspirated during angioplasty in patients with acute STEMI...
  33. doi request reprint Mechanism of right precordial ST-segment elevation in structural heart disease: excitation failure by current-to-load mismatch
    Mark G Hoogendijk
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 7:238-48. 2010
    ..The Brugada sign has been associated with mutations in SCN5A and with right ventricular structural abnormalities. Their role in the Brugada sign and the associated ventricular arrhythmias is unknown...
  34. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil attenuates plaque inflammation in patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis
    Sander I van Leuven
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 211:231-6. 2010
    ..These changes include reduced inflammatory cell presence with a concomitant decrease in pro-inflammatory gene expression...
  35. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical analysis of regulatory T cell markers FOXP3 and GITR on CD4+CD25+ T cells in normal skin and inflammatory dermatoses
    Onno J de Boer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Histochem Cytochem 55:891-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, frequencies of FOXP3(+) and GITR(+) T cells were similar in all inflammatory skin diseases studied and normal skin, despite the well-known differences among the inflammatory conditions under investigation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Longstanding obliterative panarteritis in Kawasaki disease: lack of cyclosporin A effect
    Taco W Kuijpers
    Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 112:986-92. 2003
    ..Unremitting coronary arteritis and excessive smooth muscle hyperplasia resulted in coronary occlusion despite the use of cyclosporin A...
  37. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield in sudden unexplained death and aborted cardiac arrest in the young: the experience of a tertiary referral center in The Netherlands
    Christian van der Werf
    Heart Failure Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 7:1383-9. 2010
    ..The causes of aborted cardiac arrest (ACA) in this age group likely are similar to those in sudden cardiac death. However, there is a paucity of recent data on this topic...
  38. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of T cell activation markers (CD25, CD26, CD40L and CD69) in atherectomy specimens of patients with unstable angina and acute myocardial infarction
    Mitsuharu Hosono
    Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 168:73-80. 2003
    ....
  39. pmc Smooth muscle homeostasis in human atherosclerotic plaques through interleukin 15 signalling
    Jelger J van der Meer
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 4:287-94. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that IL-15 may contribute to atherosclerotic plaque integrity by stimulation of smooth muscle cells, probably in a PDGF dependent fashion...
  40. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic tissue response several weeks after sirolimus-eluting Cypher stent implantation within a bare metal stent in a coronary saphenous vein graft
    Saskia Z H Rittersma
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Room B2 115, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:38-40. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexplained death: heritability and diagnostic yield of cardiological and genetic examination in surviving relatives
    Hanno L Tan
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 112:207-13. 2005
    ..We aimed to establish the diagnostic yield of such assessments...
  42. doi request reprint MiR423-5p as a circulating biomarker for heart failure
    Anke J Tijsen
    Heart Failure Research Center, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Res 106:1035-9. 2010
    ..Aberrant expression profiles of circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) have been described in various diseases and provide high sensitivity and specificity. We explored circulating miRNAs as potential biomarkers in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  43. ncbi request reprint More fibrosis and thrombotic complications but similar expression patterns of markers for coagulation and inflammation in symptomatic plaques from DM2 patients
    Dirkje W Sommeijer
    Laboratory of Experimental Internal Medicine, G2 108, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Histochem Cytochem 52:1141-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the presence of AGEs and specific markers for coagulation and inflammation in symptomatic atherosclerotic plaques from DM2 patients differs from plaques from nondiabetics...
  44. doi request reprint The persistent embryonic vein in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
    Charlene E U Oduber
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vasc Med 18:185-91. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that PEVs are most likely caused by a genetic defect leading to abnormal venous pattern formation, which is further supported by our histopathological findings. ..
  45. doi request reprint Molecular diagnostics of Rickettsia africae infection in travelers returning from South Africa to The Netherlands
    Rosanne W Wieten
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Division of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1541-7. 2011
    ..However, these typically occur late in the course of the disease, and a mild clinical course or early antibiotic treatment can diminish antibody production...
  46. ncbi request reprint Selective expansion of influenza A virus-specific T cells in symptomatic human carotid artery atherosclerotic plaques
    Tymen T Keller
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 39:174-9. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that influenza A virus-specific T cells contribute to atherosclerotic plaque inflammation, which mediates the onset of plaque rupture...
  47. doi request reprint Can color inhomogeneity of bruises be used to establish their age?
    Barbara Stam
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biophotonics 4:759-67. 2011
    ..We expect that future age determination of bruises by the inverse procedure described here, possibly also including the distribution of concentrations in the areas will open up a new phase in clinical bruise classification...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tissue factor expression in the morphologic spectrum of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques
    Allard C van der Wal
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of AmsterdamMeibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The
    Semin Thromb Hemost 32:40-7. 2006
    ..It is therefore not surprising that TF expression appeared to be a prominent feature in various types of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques (i.e., lesions that specifically predispose to the onset of symptomatic atherosclerotic disease)...
  49. doi request reprint Presence of a distinct neural component in congenital vascular malformations relates to the histological type and location of the lesion
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Pathol 40:1467-73. 2009
    ..This is particularly evident in the arteriovenous type of malformations and lesions that arise in the head and neck region of the body...
  50. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular fibrosis and conduction delay in a patient with clinical signs of Brugada syndrome: a combined electrophysiological, genetic, histopathologic, and computational study
    Ruben Coronel
    Experimental and Molecular Cardiology Group, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 112:2769-77. 2005
    ..The mechanism of ECG changes and arrhythmogenesis in Brugada syndrome (BS) patients is unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural pathology of aortic dissections in patients with Marfan syndrome: Comparison with dissections in patients without Marfan syndrome
    Koert P Dingemans
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:203-12. 2006
    ..Proc Natl Acad Sci. U. S. A. 1999: 96: 3819-3823). Next to similarities, several striking differences existed, demonstrating that this model is not fully representative of the human Marfan syndrome...
  52. pmc Optimization of suture-free laser-assisted vessel repair by solder-doped electrospun poly(ε-caprolactone) scaffold
    Dara R Pabittei
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:223-34. 2011
    ..In conclusion, ssLAVR produced supraphysiological LPPs and limited tissue damage. Despite heat-induced structural/mechanical alterations of the scaffold, PCL is a suitable polymer for weld reinforcement in medium-sized vessel ssLAVR...
  53. doi request reprint Ablative fractional laser therapy as treatment for Becker nevus: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Arne A Meesters
    The Netherlands Institute for Pigment Disorders, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:1173-9. 2011
    ..Becker nevus (BN) is an uncommon pigment disorder characterized by hyperpigmentation and sometimes hypertrichosis. To date, no effective treatment has been available...
  54. ncbi request reprint Platelet involvement in cutaneous small vessel vasculitis
    Lorine B Meijer-Jorna
    Department of Pathology, Academic, Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cutan Pathol 29:176-80. 2002
    ..Participation of platelets in the tissue reaction associated with cutaneous small vessel vasculitis has not yet been evaluated, so we systematically investigated the presence of platelet aggregates in inflamed microvessels...
  55. pmc The potential of molecular diagnosis of cutaneous ectopic schistosomiasis
    Karin van Dijk
    Section Parasitology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:958-9. 2010
    ..Microscopy and serology are the classical methods to obtain a diagnosis. Alternatively, molecular methods can be a valuable new tool for diagnosis and species determination...
  56. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor triggers signaling cascades mediating vascular smooth muscle cell migration
    Taher E I Taher
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 298:80-6. 2002
    ..The HGF-induced cell migration was mediated by beta1 integrins and required PI3-K activation. Our results suggest a role for the HGF-Met signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and restenosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Compound heterozygosity for mutations (W156X and R225W) in SCN5A associated with severe cardiac conduction disturbances and degenerative changes in the conduction system
    Connie R Bezzina
    Experimental and Molecular Cardiology Group, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Res 92:159-68. 2003
    ..The morphological changes within the heart of the deceased sibling may have occurred secondary to the Na+ channel abnormality and contributed to the severity of the disorder in this individual...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of hypercoagulability in patients with leg ulcers caused by leukocytoclastic vasculitis
    Jan R Mekkes
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:104-7. 2004
    ..6%, respectively. These data indicate that there is an increased incidence of hypercoagulable disorders in patients with vasculitis ulcers. We recommend screening these patients routinely for hypercoagulability...
  59. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Stent inflammation: stent footprint in restenotic tissue retrieved by directional atherectomy
    Martijn Meuwissen
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:1176-7. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint A pyruvate-buffered dialysis fluid induces less peritoneal angiogenesis and fibrosis than a conventional solution
    Roos van Westrhenen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Perit Dial Int 28:487-96. 2008
    ..To reduce potential negative effects of lactate, pyruvate was substituted as a buffer and its effects on peritoneal pathological alterations were studied in a chronic peritoneal exposure model in the rat...
  61. doi request reprint Congenital heart defects in spinal muscular atrophy type I: a clinical report of two siblings and a review of the literature
    Leonie A Menke
    Department of Pediatric Genetics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet A 146:740-4. 2008
    ..The homozygous SMN1 deletion may play a role in the development of CHD when it occurs in the presence of mutations or polymorphisms in other genes important for cardiac development...
  62. ncbi request reprint Etiology and incidence of chronic ulcers in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jim E Zeegelaar
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int J Dermatol 45:933-6. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil infiltration of culprit lesions in acute coronary syndromes
    Takahiko Naruko
    Department of Cardiology, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka
    Circulation 106:2894-900. 2002
    ..Neutrophils in unstable atherosclerotic lesions have not received much consideration, despite accumulating evidence suggesting a link between systemic inflammation and acute coronary syndromes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Statin treatment is not associated with consistent alterations in inflammatory status of carotid atherosclerotic plaques: a retrospective study in 378 patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy
    Bart A N Verhoeven
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:2054-60. 2006
    ..We examined the phenotype of carotid atherosclerotic plaques harvested during carotid endarterectomy in relation to the previous use of different statins prescribed in clinical practice...
  65. ncbi request reprint Differential localisation of the renin-angiotensin system in de-novo lesions and in-stent restenotic lesions in in-vivo human coronary arteries
    Lodewijk J Wagenaar
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Res 59:980-7. 2003
    ..We studied the differential immunolocalisation of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and the angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor in de-novo stenotic lesions and in-stent restenotic lesions in human coronary arteries...
  66. doi request reprint Tissue around catheters is a niche for bacteria associated with medical device infection
    Corine A N Broekhuizen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 36:2395-402. 2008
    ..To investigate whether pericatheter tissue is an additional niche for bacteria potentially causing catheter-associated infections in humans...
  67. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae inside the atherosclerotic plaque--does it affect plaque inflammation and plaque progression?
    Allard C van der Wal
    Cardiovasc Res 56:178-80. 2002
  68. pmc Homozygous and compound heterozygous mutations in ZMPSTE24 cause the laminopathy restrictive dermopathy
    Casey L Moulson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Renal Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 125:913-9. 2005
    ..Abnormally aggregated lamin A/C was also observed. These results indicate that RD is an autosomal recessive laminopathy caused by inactivating ZMPSTE24 mutations that result in defective processing and nuclear accumulation of prelamin A...
  69. ncbi request reprint Infection and inflammation in the cardiovascular system
    Fiorella Calabrese
    Department of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 60:1-4. 2003