Barbara C van Munster

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Time-course of cytokines during delirium in elderly patients with hip fractures
    Barbara C van Munster
    Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1704-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Genetic variations in the interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 genes and the interleukin-6 receptor gene in delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:425-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cortisol, interleukins and S100B in delirium in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 74:18-23. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The association between delirium and the apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 allele: new study results and a meta-analysis
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:856-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Proteomic profiling of plasma and serum in elderly patients with delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:284-91. 2009
  6. pmc Markers of cerebral damage during delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:21. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The association of the dopamine transporter gene and the dopamine receptor 2 gene with delirium, a meta-analysis
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:648-55. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The role of genetics in delirium in the elderly patient
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:187-95. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the DRD2, DRD3, and SLC6A3 gene in elderly patients with delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:38-45. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between delirium and the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Genet 17:261-6. 2007

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Time-course of cytokines during delirium in elderly patients with hip fractures
    Barbara C van Munster
    Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1704-9. 2008
    ..To compare the time-course of cytokine levels in patients with and without delirium and investigate differences in cytokine concentrations in delirium subtypes...
  2. doi request reprint Genetic variations in the interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 genes and the interleukin-6 receptor gene in delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:425-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether genetic polymorphisms in the interleukin-6 gene (IL6), the IL-6 receptor gene (IL6R), and the IL-8 gene (IL8) were associated with delirium in a population of acutely admitted older patients...
  3. doi request reprint Cortisol, interleukins and S100B in delirium in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 74:18-23. 2010
    ..Cortisol, IL-6 and S100B may have a role in the pathogenesis of delirium, but S100B is the strongest independent marker...
  4. doi request reprint The association between delirium and the apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 allele: new study results and a meta-analysis
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:856-62. 2009
    ..Design: Combination of a new prospective cohort study and meta-analysis...
  5. doi request reprint Proteomic profiling of plasma and serum in elderly patients with delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:284-91. 2009
    ..Taking both groups together, three discriminating peaks of 7.97, 15.9, and 16.0 kDa were found in delirious patients. These peaks presumably correspond to hemoglobin-beta, its doubly charged ion, and its glycosylated form...
  6. pmc Markers of cerebral damage during delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:21. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the level of S100B and NSE of patients before, during and after delirium with patients without delirium and investigate the possible associations with different subtypes of delirium...
  7. doi request reprint The association of the dopamine transporter gene and the dopamine receptor 2 gene with delirium, a meta-analysis
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:648-55. 2010
    ..06) and 0.8 (95% C.I. 0.5-1.5, P = 0.51) for delirium in patients with and without cognitive impairment, respectively. In independent cohorts, a variation in the SLC6A3 gene and possibly the DRD2 gene were found to protect for delirium...
  8. doi request reprint The role of genetics in delirium in the elderly patient
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:187-95. 2009
    ..This review describes the barriers of this field of research and the implications for our current knowledge of delirium...
  9. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the DRD2, DRD3, and SLC6A3 gene in elderly patients with delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:38-45. 2010
    ..Although validation of these results is needed our results support a role for the dopamine transporter and dopamine receptor 2 in the pathogenesis of delirium...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between delirium and the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Genet 17:261-6. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between APOE epsilon4-allele and delirium in elderly patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms related to delirium tremens: a systematic review
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:177-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to give an overview of all studied genetic polymorphisms in the diverse candidate genes related to DT and to summarize what these studies contribute to insights into the pathophysiology of DT...
  12. doi request reprint Neuroinflammation in delirium: a postmortem case-control study
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:615-22. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether increased cerebral inflammation with microglial, astrocyte, and cytokine activation exists in patients with delirium compared to nondelirious patients...
  13. doi request reprint Serum S100B in elderly patients with and without delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:234-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the serum level of S100B of patients with and without delirium and investigate the possible associations with different subtypes of delirium...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and acute phase response in delirium
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 62:521-5. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine the expression patterns of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in elderly patients with and without delirium who were acutely admitted to the hospital...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Charlson Comorbidity Index in acutely hospitalized elderly adults: a prospective cohort study
    Wijnanda J Frenkel
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:342-6. 2014
    ..To determine whether the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) predicts short- and long-term mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Cortisol, insulin, and glucose and the risk of delirium in older adults with hip fracture
    Peter H Bisschop
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1692-6. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between perioperative delirium and cortisol, glucose, and insulin in older adults acutely admitted for hip fracture...
  17. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in the catechol-o-methyltransferase gene and delirium in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:358-62. 2011
    ..Catechol-O-methyltransferase, encoded by the COMT gene, is one of the enzymes that degrade dopamine. The aim of this study was to investigate whether polymorphisms in the COMT gene were associated with delirium...
  18. ncbi request reprint Delirium subtype identification and the validation of the Delirium Rating Scale--Revised-98 (Dutch version) in hospitalized elderly patients
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:876-82. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the validity and reliability of the DRS-R-98 and to study clinical subtypes of delirium using the DRS-R-98...
  19. pmc Systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients on chronic dialysis: a cross-sectional comparative and feasibility study
    Juliette L Parlevliet
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Room F4 108, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Nephrol 13:30. 2012
    ..The CGA is used more frequently in the assessment of elderly cancer patients, and we therefore compared the outcomes to this group...
  20. doi request reprint The tryptophan depletion theory in delirium: not confirmed in elderly hip fracture patients
    Annemarieke de Jonghe
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 53:236-43. 2012
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  21. pmc The value of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for patient care in acutely hospitalized older patients with cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 16:1403-12. 2011
    ..A comprehensive geriatric assessment systematically collects information on geriatric conditions and is propagated in oncology as a useful tool when assessing older cancer patients...
  22. doi request reprint Variability in measuring (instrumental) activities of daily living functioning and functional decline in hospitalized older medical patients: a systematic review
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:619-27. 2011
    ..To study instruments used and definitions applied in order to measure (instrumental) activities of daily living (I [ADL]) functioning and functional decline in hospitalized older medical patients...
  23. pmc Prognostication in acutely admitted older patients by nurses and physicians
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1883-9. 2008
    ..The process of prognostication has not been described for acutely hospitalized older patients...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing severity of delirium by the Delirium Observation Screening Scale
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Internal and Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:284-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to validate a scale developed to assess symptoms of delirium during regular nursing care, the Delirium Observation Screening (DOS) Scale, for monitoring severity of delirium...
  25. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of dementia: a scoping review of systematic reviews
    Esther M M van de Glind
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 36:211-28. 2013
    ..Until now, multiple reviews on the pharmacological treatment of dementia have been published...
  26. pmc Association between acute geriatric syndromes and medication-related hospital admissions
    Peter C Wierenga
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs Aging 29:691-9. 2012
    ..Elderly patients are at a 4-fold higher risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) and drug-related hospitalization. Hospitalization of an elderly patient is often preceded by geriatric syndromes, like falls or delirium...
  27. pmc Pre-arrest predictors of survival after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the elderly a systematic review
    Esther M M van de Glind
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 13:68. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature to identify pre-arrest predictors for survival, quality of life and functional outcomes after out-of-hospital (OHC) CPR in the elderly...
  28. pmc The effects of melatonin versus placebo on delirium in hip fracture patients: study protocol of a randomised, placebo-controlled, double blind trial
    Annemarieke de Jonghe
    Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics section F4 218, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:34. 2011
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  29. doi request reprint Underrepresentation of patients with pre-existing cognitive impairment in pharmaceutical trials on prophylactic or therapeutic treatments for delirium: a systematic review
    Annemarieke de Jonghe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:193-9. 2014
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  30. ncbi request reprint Melatonin deficiency hypothesis in delirium: a synthesis of current evidence
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 16:273-8. 2013
    ..Finally, this review examines the therapeutic benefit of melatonin treatment in disorders related to delirium and dementia, including the placebo-controlled randomized clinical trials addressing this topic...
  31. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of serum anticholinergic activity in delirium of the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1339-45. 2012
    ..We assessed the association of serum anticholinergic activity with delirium and its risk factors in a longitudinal study on elderly hip fracture patients...
  32. doi request reprint Nonreferral of nursing home patients with suspected breast cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:464-9. 2012
    ..People with suspected breast cancer who are not referred for diagnostic testing remain unregistered and are not included in cancer statistics. Little is known about the extent of and motivation for nonreferral of these patients...
  33. pmc Differential changes in QTc duration during in-hospital haloperidol use
    Marieke T Blom
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e23728. 2011
    ..To evaluate changes in QT duration during low-dose haloperidol use, and determine associations between clinical variables and potentially dangerous QT prolongation...
  34. doi request reprint Rest-activity patterns in patients with delirium
    Miranda van Uitert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:483-90. 2011
    ..First, the results of a pilot study are presented, in which 24-hr motor patterns of delirious patients are measured with a wrist-actigraph. Second, studies reporting 24-hr motor patterns in delirious patients are systematically reviewed...
  35. pmc Risk factors for delirium in acutely admitted elderly patients: a prospective cohort study
    Johanna C Korevaar
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, Univ of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 5:6. 2005
    ..Knowledge of potential risk factors is important. The aim of the current study is to determine factors associated with the occurrence of a prevalent delirium among elderly patients acutely admitted to an internal medicine ward...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reviews of Individual Patient Data (IPD) Are Useful for Geriatrics: An Overview of Available IPD Reviews
    Esther M M van de Glind
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dutch Cochrane Centre, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1133-8. 2014
    ..To determine how many individual patient data (IPD) reviews that included older people were available in MEDLINE and whether the effectiveness of treatments differed between older and younger individuals...
  37. doi request reprint Acetaminophen for self-reported sleep problems in an elderly population (ASLEEP): study protocol of a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind trial
    Esther Mm van de Glind
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Center, P, O, Box 22660, Amsterdam, 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:10. 2014
    ..Our objective is to investigate whether acetaminophen is effective in treating self-reported sleep disorders in older people...
  38. doi request reprint Omission of surgery in elderly patients with early stage breast cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 49:545-52. 2013
    ..To assess national trends over time in surgery for elderly patients with resectable breast cancer (BC) and to evaluate clinical outcome and cause of death after the omission of surgery in a regional cohort of elderly patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Optimal dosages for melatonin supplementation therapy in older adults: a systematic review of current literature
    Esmée M S Vural
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs Aging 31:441-51. 2014
    ..As melatonin levels decrease, older adults are prone to develop disorders related to an altered circadian rhythm. The effective dose of melatonin supplementation in these disorders remains unclear...
  40. pmc Search filters to identify geriatric medicine in Medline
    Esther M M van de Glind
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:468-72. 2012
    ..To create user-friendly search filters with high sensitivity, specificity, and precision to identify articles on geriatric medicine in Medline...