Nynke van Dijk

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life within one year following presentation after transient loss of consciousness
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 100:672-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with quality of life in patients with transient loss of consciousness
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:998-1003. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Is fatigue in Marfan syndrome related to orthostatic intolerance?
    Nynke van Dijk
    Dept of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 18:187-93. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint High diagnostic yield and accuracy of history, physical examination, and ECG in patients with transient loss of consciousness in FAST: the Fainting Assessment study
    Nynke van Dijk
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam AMC UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:48-55. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physical counterpressure maneuvers in preventing vasovagal syncope: the Physical Counterpressure Manoeuvres Trial (PC-Trial)
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1652-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of leg crossing and skeletal muscle tensing during free standing in patients with vasovagal syncope
    Nynke van Dijk
    Academic Medical Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 98:584-90. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal patterns in the occurrence of vasovagal syncope in an older population
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 9:823-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint What are the barriers to residents' practicing evidence-based medicine? A systematic review
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 85:1163-70. 2010
  9. pmc Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the syncope functional status questionnaire
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1280-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of non-pharmacological treatment in vasovagal syncope
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, J1b 214, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 12:567-73. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life within one year following presentation after transient loss of consciousness
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 100:672-6. 2007
    ..Physicians should particularly pay attention to patients who are older, have recurrent episodes, a neurologic or psychogenic diagnosis, and a higher level of co-morbidity because these patients are vulnerable to a relatively poorer QoL...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with quality of life in patients with transient loss of consciousness
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:998-1003. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Is fatigue in Marfan syndrome related to orthostatic intolerance?
    Nynke van Dijk
    Dept of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 18:187-93. 2008
    ..Patients with Marfan syndrome are fatigued and have low orthostatic tolerance, which are significantly correlated. Patients could be educated in physical counterpressure maneuvers to increase orthostatic tolerance...
  4. ncbi request reprint High diagnostic yield and accuracy of history, physical examination, and ECG in patients with transient loss of consciousness in FAST: the Fainting Assessment study
    Nynke van Dijk
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam AMC UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:48-55. 2008
    ..Transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) is a common clinical problem...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physical counterpressure maneuvers in preventing vasovagal syncope: the Physical Counterpressure Manoeuvres Trial (PC-Trial)
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1652-7. 2006
    ..In this study, we assessed the effectiveness of physical counterpressure maneuvers (PCM) in daily life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of leg crossing and skeletal muscle tensing during free standing in patients with vasovagal syncope
    Nynke van Dijk
    Academic Medical Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 98:584-90. 2005
    ..3%; P < 0.01). Muscle tensing produced an additional increase in CO (+8.3%; P < 0.01) and mean arterial pressure (+7.8%; P < 0.01). The rise in BP during leg crossing was larger in the elderly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal patterns in the occurrence of vasovagal syncope in an older population
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 9:823-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of vasovagal episodes over the day, week, month, and seasons...
  8. doi request reprint What are the barriers to residents' practicing evidence-based medicine? A systematic review
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 85:1163-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, was to systematically appraise and summarize the literature on the barriers that residents experience in the application of EBM in daily practice...
  9. pmc Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the syncope functional status questionnaire
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1280-5. 2007
    ..Patients with transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) have poor health-related quality of life (HR-QoL)...
  10. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of non-pharmacological treatment in vasovagal syncope
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, J1b 214, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 12:567-73. 2010
    ..We examined the effects of this non-pharmacological treatment in patients with frequent recurrences...
  11. doi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of modifiable risk factors in older patients visiting an ED due to a fall using the CAREFALL Triage Instrument
    Roos C van Nieuwenhuizen
    Department of Traumatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 28:994-1001. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Influence of age and gender on the occurrence and presentation of reflex syncope
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology Biostatistics and Bioinformatics J1b 207 1, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 18:127-33. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the variation in incidence and clinical features of reflex syncope by age and gender provides important background information to acquire an accurate diagnosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Management of vasovagal syncope: controlling or aborting faints by leg crossing and muscle tensing
    C T Paul Krediet
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:1684-9. 2002
    ..A simple maneuver to prevent or diminish vasovagal reactions would be beneficial...
  14. ncbi request reprint Initial orthostatic hypotension: review of a forgotten condition
    Wouter Wieling
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:157-65. 2007
    ..This review alerts clinicians and clinician scientists to a common, yet often neglected, condition that occurs only upon an active change of posture and discusses its epidemiology, pathophysiology and management...
  15. doi request reprint Syncope prevalence in the ED compared to general practice and population: a strong selection process
    Louise R A Olde Nordkamp
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 27:271-9. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Diagnosing vasovagal syncope based on quantitative history-taking: validation of the Calgary Syncope Symptom Score
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:2888-96. 2009
    ..The Calgary Syncope Symptom Score (Calgary Score) is a tool developed for this purpose. We studied its performance in a series of patients presenting with T-LOC...
  17. pmc Risk factors associated with visiting or not visiting the accident & emergency department after a fall
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:286. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Effectiveness of midodrine treatment in patients with recurrent vasovagal syncope not responding to non-pharmacological treatment (STAND-trial)
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 13:1639-47. 2011
    ..Despite this treatment, up to 30% of patients continue to experience regular episodes of VVS. We investigated whether additional Midodrine treatment is effective in these patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lifetime cumulative incidence of syncope in the general population: a study of 549 Dutch subjects aged 35-60 years
    Karin S Ganzeboom
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medcial Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:1172-6. 2006
    ..There are limited and conflicting data on the lifetime cumulative incidence of syncope in the general population. The aim of our study was to determine the lifetime cumulative incidence and triggers of syncope in the general population...
  20. doi request reprint The CAREFALL Triage instrument identifying risk factors for recurrent falls in elderly patients
    Pieter Boele van Hensbroek
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Am J Emerg Med 27:23-36. 2009
    ..To validate the CAREFALL Triage Instrument (CTI), a self-administered questionnaire concerning modifiable risk factors for recurrent falls in elderly patients who experienced fall...
  21. pmc Low creatine kinase is associated with a high population incidence of fainting
    Lizzy M Brewster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 19:231-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this observational study was to explore the association of vasovagal syncope with low CK...
  22. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic blood pressure control in Marfan's syndrome
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of Internal Medicine F4 222, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 7:25-7. 2005
    ..When orthostatic complaint are reported by patients with Marfan's syndrome, physical counterpressure manoeuvers should be advised to reduce symptoms of postural hypotension...
  23. pmc Barriers to GPs' use of evidence-based medicine: a systematic review
    Sandra Zwolsman
    Academic Medical Center, Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e511-21. 2012
    ..GPs report various barriers to the use and practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM). A review of research on these barriers may help solve problems regarding the uptake of evidence in clinical outpatient practice...
  24. doi request reprint Association between psychological complaints and recurrence of vasovagal syncope
    Jacobus J C M Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 21:373-80. 2011
    ..We investigated to what extent psychological complaints interact with the effects of non-pharmacological treatment in patients with frequently recurring VVS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sublingual nitroglycerin used in routine tilt testing provokes a cardiac output-mediated vasovagal response
    Janneke Gisolf
    Department of Physiology, Academic Medical Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:588-93. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint A systematic review of the relationship between patient mix and learning in work-based clinical settings. A BEME systematic review: BEME Guide No. 24
    Jip de Jong
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, AMC University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 35:e1181-96. 2013
    ..The relationship between patient mix and learning in work-based curricula as yet remains unclear...
  27. pmc Barriers to the use of evidence-based medicine: knowledge and skills, attitude, and external factors
    Sandra E Zwolsman
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100, DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Perspect Med Educ 2:4-13. 2013
    ..66, mean score 3.0 ± 0.5). The barrier that trainees experienced most was lack of time to practise EBM. Barriers to the use of EBM were present in three components: knowledge/skills, attitude, and external factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Drugs and pacemakers for vasovagal, carotid sinus and situational syncope
    Jacobus Jcm Romme
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Room J1B 207 1, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004194. 2011
    ..Neurally mediated reflex syncope is the most common cause of transient loss of consciousness. In patients not responding to non-pharmacological treatment, pharmacological or pacemaker treatment might be considered...
  29. doi request reprint Genetic aspects of vasovagal syncope: a systematic review of current evidence
    Louise R A Olde Nordkamp
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 11:414-20. 2009
    ..Knowledge on genetic aspects of VVS could be very useful in clinical practice and research, but the current evidence that it has a genetic basis is not very strong...
  30. doi request reprint Assessment of the Clinical Trainer as a Role Model: A Role Model Apperception Tool (RoMAT)
    H G A Ria Jochemsen-van der Leeuw
    Dr Jochemsen van der Leeuw is general practitioner and PhD student, Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr van Dijk is assistant professor, Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr Wieringa de Waard is professor, Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 89:671-7. 2014
    ..The authors developed and validated an instrument to assess clinical trainers as role models: the Role Model Apperception Tool (RoMAT)...
  31. doi request reprint The attributes of the clinical trainer as a role model: a systematic review
    H G A Ria Jochemsen-van der Leeuw
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 88:26-34. 2013
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the medical and medical education literature to identify the attributes characterizing clinical trainers as positive and negative role models for trainees...
  32. doi request reprint Fear of falling: measurement strategy, prevalence, risk factors and consequences among older persons
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 37:19-24. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc How learning style affects evidence-based medicine: a survey study
    Sandra E Zwolsman
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 11:81. 2011
    ..In order to tailor EBM education to the individual learner, this study aims to determine whether there is a relationship between an individual's learning style and EBM competence (knowledge/skills, attitude, behaviour)...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Preventing fainting due to needles or blood]
    Linde A D Busweiler
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1847. 2010
    ..It can be treated with simple interventions like drinking water and performing counterpressure manoeuvres. Psychological deconditioning is an effective additional therapy...
  35. doi request reprint Tools to assess evidence-based practice behaviour among healthcare professionals
    Katrien Oude Rengerink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evid Based Med 18:129-38. 2013
    ..To identify and compare tools to assess Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) behaviour among healthcare professionals...
  36. doi request reprint Physiologic strategies to prevent fainting responses during or after whole blood donation
    Wouter Wieling
    Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:2727-38. 2011
    ..Finally, we propose an intervention (dietary replacement of salt lost with blood donation) that has not been applied in transfusion medicine previously but which has the potential to reduce risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nonarrhythmic syncope documented by an implantable loop recorder (an ISSUE substudy)
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedali Riuniti, Lavagna, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:654-7. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope-update 2004. Executive Summary
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology and Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, 16033 Lavagna, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:2054-72. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope--update 2004
    Michele Brignole
    Europace 6:467-537. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Isolated noncompaction left ventricular myocardium and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
    Luis Serés
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cardiol 26:46-8. 2003
    ..A dual-chamber automatic implantable defibrillator was implanted. We discuss the physiopathology of the arrhythmia. It appears that several factors could be responsible for the malignant arrhythmias in this entity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Contribution of donor age to the recent decrease in patient survival among HCV-infected liver transplant recipients
    Marina Berenguer
    Hepatogastroenterology Service, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Avenida Campanar 21, 46009 Valencia, Spain
    Hepatology 36:202-10. 2002
    ..In conclusion, patient survival is lower among HCV+ recipients than among HCV- ones and has been decreasing in recent years. The aging of donors is a major contributor to this worse outcome...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of syncope in patients with heart disease and negative electrophysiologic test
    Carlo Menozzi
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Circulation 105:2741-5. 2002
    ..In patients with syncope and structural heart disease, syncope is suspected to be attributable to a primary cardiac arrhythmia, but little is known of its mechanism when electrophysiologic study is unremarkable...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: Can it be considered a controversial indication for liver transplantation in centers with high rates of hepatitis C?
    Angel Moya
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Spain
    Liver Transpl 8:1020-7. 2002
    ..001). Although LT still remains an adequate indication for HCC in centers with high prevalence of HCV infection and short waiting times, both tumor and HCV-related recurrent diseases hamper significantly the outcomes of these patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Proposed electrocardiographic classification of spontaneous syncope documented by an implantable loop recorder
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedali del Tigullio, 16032 Lavagna, Italy
    Europace 7:14-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, the proposed classification aims to group the observations into homogeneous patterns in order to define an acceptable standard useful for future studies and clinical practice...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope. Update 2004. Executive summary]
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology and Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, Lavagna, Italy
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:175-93. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Early application of an implantable loop recorder allows effective specific therapy in patients with recurrent suspected neurally mediated syncope
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology, Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, Lavagna, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:1085-92. 2006
    ..This prospective multicentre observational study assessed the efficacy of specific therapy based on implantable loop recorder (ILR) diagnostic observations in patients with recurrent suspected neurally mediated syncope (NMS)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lack of correlation between the responses to tilt testing and adenosine triphosphate test and the mechanism of spontaneous neurally mediated syncope
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology, Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, Via don Bobbio 24, 16033 Lavagna, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2232-9. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity predicts an asystolic mechanism of spontaneous neurally mediated syncope
    Roberto Maggi
    Department of Cardiology, Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, Via don Bobbio 24, 16033 Lavagna, Italy
    Europace 9:563-7. 2007
    ..We correlated the finding of cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH) with that observed during a spontaneous syncopal relapse by means of an implantable loop recorder (ILR)...