Eric Boersma

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Perioperative cardiovascular mortality in noncardiac surgery: validation of the Lee cardiac risk index
    Eric Boersma
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 118:1134-41. 2005
  2. ncbi High-dose beta-blockers and tight heart rate control reduce myocardial ischemia and troponin T release in vascular surgery patients
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Circulation 114:I344-9. 2006
  3. doi Impact of renal insufficiency on safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents compared to bare-metal stents at 6 years
    Cihan Simsek
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:18-26. 2012
  4. ncbi Why do patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and a substantial amount of viable myocardium not always recover in function after revascularization?
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Erasus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:385-90. 2004
  5. ncbi Comparison of six-year clinical outcome of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents to bare-metal stents in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: an analysis of the RESEARCH (rapamycin-eluting stent evaluated at Rotterdam cardiology ho
    Cihan Simsek
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Room Ba 583, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 RD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:336-41. 2011
  6. ncbi The interrelationship between preoperative anemia and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide: the effect on predicting postoperative cardiac outcome in vascular surgery patients
    Dustin Goei
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 109:1403-8. 2009
  7. ncbi Determinants of recurrent ventricular arrhythmia or death in 300 consecutive patients with ischemic heart disease who experienced aborted sudden death: data from the Leiden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest study
    Philippine Kies
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1049-56. 2005
  8. doi Fluvastatin and perioperative events in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 361:980-9. 2009
  9. ncbi Left ventricular dyssynchrony acutely after myocardial infarction predicts left ventricular remodeling
    Sjoerd A Mollema
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1532-40. 2007
  10. pmc Plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as long-term prognostic marker after major vascular surgery
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:226-31. 2007

Detail Information

Publications133 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Perioperative cardiovascular mortality in noncardiac surgery: validation of the Lee cardiac risk index
    Eric Boersma
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 118:1134-41. 2005
    ..We retrospectively evaluated its ability to predict cardiovascular death in the large cohort of patients who recently underwent noncardiac surgery in our institution...
  2. ncbi High-dose beta-blockers and tight heart rate control reduce myocardial ischemia and troponin T release in vascular surgery patients
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Circulation 114:I344-9. 2006
    ..We examined whether higher doses of beta-blockers and tight heart rate control were associated with reduced perioperative myocardial ischemia and troponin T release and improved long-term outcome...
  3. doi Impact of renal insufficiency on safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents compared to bare-metal stents at 6 years
    Cihan Simsek
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:18-26. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi Why do patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and a substantial amount of viable myocardium not always recover in function after revascularization?
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Erasus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:385-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate why not all patients with a substantial amount of viable tissue recover in function after revascularization...
  5. ncbi Comparison of six-year clinical outcome of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents to bare-metal stents in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: an analysis of the RESEARCH (rapamycin-eluting stent evaluated at Rotterdam cardiology ho
    Cihan Simsek
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Room Ba 583, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 RD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:336-41. 2011
    ..However, conflicting long-term data remain for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  6. ncbi The interrelationship between preoperative anemia and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide: the effect on predicting postoperative cardiac outcome in vascular surgery patients
    Dustin Goei
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 109:1403-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated whether anemia confounds the prognostic value of NT-proBNP for predicting cardiac events in patients undergoing vascular surgery...
  7. ncbi Determinants of recurrent ventricular arrhythmia or death in 300 consecutive patients with ischemic heart disease who experienced aborted sudden death: data from the Leiden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest study
    Philippine Kies
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1049-56. 2005
    ..Background: Survivors of life-threatening VA are at high risk for recurrent events...
  8. doi Fluvastatin and perioperative events in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 361:980-9. 2009
    ..Adverse cardiac events are common after vascular surgery. We hypothesized that perioperative statin therapy would improve postoperative outcomes...
  9. ncbi Left ventricular dyssynchrony acutely after myocardial infarction predicts left ventricular remodeling
    Sjoerd A Mollema
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1532-40. 2007
    ..We sought to identify predictors of left ventricular (LV) remodeling after acute myocardial infarction...
  10. pmc Plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as long-term prognostic marker after major vascular surgery
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:226-31. 2007
    ..To assess the long-term prognostic value of plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) after major vascular surgery...
  11. doi Age- and gender-specific differences in the prognostic value of CT coronary angiography
    Kai Hang Yiu
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Heart 98:232-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the potential age- and gender-specific differences in the incidence and prognostic value of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients undergoing CT coronary angiography (CTA)...
  12. ncbi Repaired and open atrial septal defects type II in adulthood: an epidemiological study of a large European cohort
    Peter Engelfriet
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 126:379-85. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics and treatment of a large cohort of adult patients born with an ASD type II...
  13. doi Short- and long-term outcomes in octogenarians undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting
    Milena Soriano Marcolino
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 8:920-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the incidence of cardiac events in octogenarians who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting, as well as to evaluate the efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stents (DES) in this population...
  14. doi Four-year clinical outcome of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents compared to bare-metal stents for the percutaneous treatment of stable coronary artery disease
    Cihan Simsek
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:41-9. 2010
    ..There are limited data on the long-term safety and efficacy profile of coronary stent implantation in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  15. doi Incremental value of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide for the prediction of postoperative cardiac events in noncardiac vascular surgery patients
    Dustin Goei
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 20:219-24. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic value of hs-CRP and NT-proBNP for postoperative cardiac events in noncardiac vascular surgery patients...
  16. ncbi Extensive left ventricular remodeling does not allow viable myocardium to improve in left ventricular ejection fraction after revascularization and is associated with worse long-term prognosis
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:II18-22. 2004
    ..Extensive left ventricular (LV) remodeling may not allow functional recovery after revascularization, despite the presence of viable myocardium...
  17. ncbi Association of plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with postoperative cardiac events in patients undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or leg bypass
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical College, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 98:111-5. 2006
    ..Further studies in a larger number of patients are required to confirm these findings...
  18. ncbi The relative safety and efficacy of bare-metal and drug-eluting stents in low and high-risk patient subsets. An epidemiological analysis of three sequential cohorts of consecutive all comers (n = 6129)
    Joost Daemen
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 4:464-74. 2009
    ..There is still limited data about the long-term safety and efficacy of DES in high-risk subgroups...
  19. ncbi Guidelines for cardiac management in noncardiac surgery are poorly implemented in clinical practice: results from a peripheral vascular survey in the Netherlands
    Sanne E Hoeks
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 107:537-44. 2007
    ..The authors' main objective was to determine adherence to the ACC/AHA guidelines on perioperative care in daily clinical practice...
  20. ncbi Fluvastatin and bisoprolol for the reduction of perioperative cardiac mortality and morbidity in high-risk patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery: rationale and design of the DECREASE-IV study
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 148:1047-52. 2004
  21. doi Usefulness of the SYNTAX score to predict "no reflow" in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Michael Magro
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 109:601-6. 2012
    ..006). In conclusion, the SXScore obtained in the diagnostic phase of PPCI for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction can identify patients at risk for developing no-reflow...
  22. ncbi Comparison of long-term effect of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy with viable versus nonviable left ventricular myocardium
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre Room Ba 300, Erasmus Medical Centre, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:757-60. 2004
    ..In 93% of these patients, increased LVEF persisted at 4.5 +/- 1 years of follow-up. Conversely, in nonviable patients, LVEF did not increase at 12 +/- 3 months or at follow-up of 4.5 +/- 1 years...
  23. ncbi Impact of viability and scar tissue on response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in ischaemic heart failure patients
    Claudia Ypenburg
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:33-41. 2007
    ..response to CRT was evaluated. In addition, the presence of scar tissue in the left ventricular (LV) lead position was specifically related to response to CRT...
  24. ncbi Relationship between QRS duration and left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Gabe B Bleeker
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:544-9. 2004
    ..Lack of left ventricular dyssynchrony may explain the nonresponse. Accordingly, we evaluated the presence of left ventricular dyssynchrony using tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in 90 consecutive patients with heart failure...
  25. ncbi Assessment of myocardial viability by nuclear imaging techniques
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:124-9. 2005
    ..In contrast, patients without viable myocardium do not benefit and should be treated conservatively. Various nuclear imaging techniques are available...
  26. doi Prognostic importance of strain and strain rate after acute myocardial infarction
    M Louisa Antoni
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 31:1640-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to assess the prognostic importance of strain and strain rate after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  27. ncbi Glycemic control, lipid-lowering treatment, and prognosis in diabetic patients with peripheral atherosclerotic disease
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:780-9. 2007
    ..In addition, statin therapy is associated with desirable glycemic control and improved long-term outcome...
  28. doi Bisoprolol and fluvastatin for the reduction of perioperative cardiac mortality and myocardial infarction in intermediate-risk patients undergoing noncardiovascular surgery: a randomized controlled trial (DECREASE-IV)
    Martin Dunkelgrun
    Departments of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 249:921-6. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of beta-blockers and statins for the prevention of perioperative cardiovascular events in intermediate-risk patients undergoing noncardiovascular surgery...
  29. doi Restriction of the referral of patients with stable angina for CT coronary angiography by clinical evaluation and calcium score: impact on clinical decision making
    Anoeshka S Dharampal
    Erasmus MC Department of Radiology, room Ca 207a, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:2676-86. 2013
    ..To investigate the value of the calcium score (CaSc) plus clinical evaluation to restrict referral for CT coronary angiography (CTCA) by reducing the number of patients with an intermediate probability of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  30. doi Development and validation of a cardiovascular risk assessment model in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Linda Battes
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 112:27-33. 2013
    ..However, the prediction of nonfatal outcomes, both separately and combined with fatal outcomes, poses major challenges for clinicians and model developers...
  31. doi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients who are upgraded and respond to cardiac resynchronization therapy have less ventricular arrhythmias compared with nonresponders
    Joep Thijssen
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2282-9. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi Preoperative comparison of different noninvasive strategies for predicting improvement in left ventricular function after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:1-4. 2003
    ..In centers without access to FDG, sequential imaging with Tl-201 and DSE offers an accurate alternative for assessing myocardial viability...
  33. doi Optimal left ventricular lead position predicts reverse remodeling and survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Claudia Ypenburg
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1402-9. 2008
    ....
  34. doi Assessment with multi-slice computed tomography and gray-scale and virtual histology intravascular ultrasound of gender-specific differences in extent and composition of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in relation to age
    Gabija Pundziute
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 105:480-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, more extensive atherosclerosis and more calcified lesions were observed in men than in women. These differences were predominantly present in patients aged <65 years and were lost in those aged >or=65 years...
  35. ncbi Speckle-tracking radial strain reveals left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with permanent right ventricular pacing
    Laurens F Tops
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1180-8. 2007
    ..Speckle-tracking strain analysis was used to assess the effects of permanent right ventricular (RV) pacing on the heterogeneity in timing of regional wall strain and left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony...
  36. doi Automated quantification of stenosis severity on 64-slice CT: a comparison with quantitative coronary angiography
    Mark J Boogers
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:699-709. 2010
    ..This study sought to demonstrate the feasibility of a dedicated algorithm for automated quantification of stenosis severity on multislice computed tomography in comparison with quantitative coronary angiography (QCA)...
  37. ncbi Intensity of statin therapy in relation to myocardial ischemia, troponin T release, and clinical cardiac outcome in patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1649-56. 2007
    ..This study sought to examine whether higher statin doses and lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol are associated with improved cardiac outcome in vascular surgery patients...
  38. ncbi Does resting two-dimensional echocardiography identify patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and low likelihood of functional recovery after coronary revascularization?
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 15:269-75. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential of a simple and widely available technique as two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography to identify patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and low likelihood of functional recovery after coronary revascularization...
  39. doi Usefulness of preoperative oral glucose tolerance testing for perioperative risk stratification in patients scheduled for elective vascular surgery
    Martin Dunkelgrun
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 101:526-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, an OGTT should be considered for all patients who undergo elective vascular surgery...
  40. ncbi Individual prediction of functional recovery after coronary revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy: the scar-to-biphasic model
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:1406-9. 2003
    ..In patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and a mixture of viable and nonviable tissue, both numbers of viable and nonviable segments should be considered to accurately predict functional recovery after revascularization...
  41. doi Complete percutaneous revascularization for multivessel disease in patients with impaired left ventricular function: pre- and post-procedural evaluation by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Sharon W Kirschbaum
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:392-400. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi Intensive glucose regulation in hyperglycemic acute coronary syndrome: results of the randomized BIOMarker study to identify the acute risk of a coronary syndrome-2 (BIOMArCS-2) glucose trial
    Maarten de Mulder
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1896-904. 2013
    ..Clinical trials of glucose regulation have provided inconsistent results with respect to cardiovascular outcomes, perhaps because target glucose levels have been suboptimal...
  43. ncbi Perioperative and long-term cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing endovascular treatment compared with open vascular surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or iliaco-femoro-popliteal bypass
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 96:861-6. 2005
    ..Despite the initial perioperative survival benefit, patients who undergo endovascular surgery remain at high risk for late cardiac events...
  44. doi Short- and long-term major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting for acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
    Milena Soriano Marcolino
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiology 121:47-55. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi Influence of renal function on the usefulness of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as a prognostic cardiac risk marker in patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery
    Dustin Goei
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 101:122-6. 2008
    ..00, 95% CI 0.99 to 1.01). In conclusion, the discriminative value of NT-pro-BNP is most pronounced in patients with GFR > or =90 ml/min/1.73 m(2) and has no prognostic value in patients with GFR <30 ml/min/1.73 m(2)...
  46. ncbi Increased preoperative glucose levels are associated with perioperative mortality in patients undergoing noncardiac, nonvascular surgery
    Peter G Noordzij
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:137-42. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between preoperative glucose levels and perioperative mortality in noncardiac, nonvascular surgery...
  47. ncbi Influence of cardiac risk factors and medication on length of hospitalization in patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    Marleen A van de Pol
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 97:1423-6. 2006
    ..A significant decrease in in-hospital LOS was achieved with statin, aspirin, and beta-blocker therapies...
  48. ncbi A clinical randomized trial to evaluate the safety of a noninvasive approach in high-risk patients undergoing major vascular surgery: the DECREASE-V Pilot Study
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1763-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this research was to perform a feasibility study of prophylactic coronary revascularization in patients with preoperative extensive stress-induced ischemia...
  49. doi Intramyocardial bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell injection for chronic myocardial ischemia: the effect on diastolic function
    Jan van Ramshorst
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:122-9. 2011
    ..The present substudy of a recently published randomized trial aimed to investigate the effect of intramyocardial bone marrow cell injection on diastolic function in patients with chronic myocardial ischemia...
  50. ncbi Comparison of functional recovery of mildly hypokinetic versus severely dysfunctional left ventricular segments after revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:394-8. 2004
    ..001 vs sustained improvement). Hence, mildly hypokinetic segments probably indicate the presence of subendocardial scars, and may explain the failure in functional recovery after revascularization...
  51. doi Prognostic value of renal dysfunction for the prediction of outcome versus results of computed tomographic coronary angiography
    Kai Hang Yiu
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 108:968-72. 2011
    ..4, p = 0.04). In conclusion, moderate CKD was associated with CV events and provided incremental prognostic information...
  52. ncbi Cardiac sympathetic denervation assessed with 123-iodine metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging predicts ventricular arrhythmias in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients
    Mark J Boogers
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2769-77. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi Diabetes does not influence treatment decisions regarding revascularization in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Arno Breeman
    Department of Cardiology, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:2003-11. 2006
    ....
  54. doi Incremental prognostic value of multi-slice computed tomography coronary angiography over coronary artery calcium scoring in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Jacob M van Werkhoven
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:2622-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between calcium scoring (CS) and multi-slice computed tomography coronary angiography (MSCTA) and to determine if MSCTA has an incremental prognostic value to CS...
  55. ncbi Standardized screening and treatment of patients with life-threatening arrhythmias: the Leiden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest evaluation study
    Alida E Borger van der Burg
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 1:51-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a systematic screening/treatment protocol on outcome in patients after aborted sudden death...
  56. ncbi Optimizing the prediction of perioperative mortality in vascular surgery by using a customized probability model
    Miklos D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:898-904. 2005
    ..This study aimed to revise and customize the revised cardiac risk (Lee) index to estimate the probability of perioperative all-cause mortality in patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery...
  57. ncbi Prognostic value of routine preoperative electrocardiography in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Peter G Noordzij
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 97:1103-6. 2006
    ..5%. In conclusion, preoperative electrocardiography provides prognostic information in addition to clinical characteristics and the type of surgery. However, the usefulness of its routine use in lower risk surgery is questionable...
  58. doi Cardiovascular mortality and heart failure risk score for patients after ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (Data from the Leiden MISSION! Infarct Registry)
    M Louisa Antoni
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 109:187-94. 2012
    ....
  59. doi Effect of pulmonary vein anatomy and left atrial dimensions on outcome of circumferential radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Dennis W Den Uijl
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 107:243-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, enlargement of the anteroposterior LA diameter and the presence of normal anatomy of the right PVs are independent risk factors for AF recurrence. No relation was found between the PV dimensions and outcome of RFCA...
  60. ncbi Early versus delayed revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and substantial viability: impact on outcome
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:II39-42. 2003
    ..Delayed revascularization may result in less favorable outcome, and therefore the impact of timing of revascularization on long-term outcome was evaluated...
  61. doi The consistency of the treatment effect of an ACE-inhibitor based treatment regimen in patients with vascular disease or high risk of vascular disease: a combined analysis of individual data of ADVANCE, EUROPA, and PROGRESS trials
    Jasper J Brugts
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:1385-94. 2009
    ....
  62. ncbi Effect of atorvastatin on myocardial contractile reserve assessed by tissue Doppler imaging in moderately hypercholesterolemic patients without heart disease
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:613-6. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate a favorable effect of atorvastatin on contractile reserve, possibly through an enhancement of flow-dependent coronary dilatation during stress...
  63. ncbi Does left ventricular dyssynchrony immediately after acute myocardial infarction result in left ventricular dilatation?
    Sjoerd A Mollema
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 4:1144-8. 2007
    ..Substantial LV dyssynchrony seems mandatory for echocardiographic response to CRT. Conversely, LV dyssynchrony early after acute myocardial infarction may result in LV dilatation during follow-up...
  64. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with a narrow QRS complex
    Gabe B Bleeker
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2243-50. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Long-term follow-up of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Sander G Molhoek
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:701-7. 2005
    ..Long-term follow-up of cardiac resynchronization therapy...
  66. doi The unrestricted use of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents results in better clinical outcomes during 6-year follow-up than bare-metal stents: an analysis of the RESEARCH (Rapamycin-Eluting Stent Evaluated At Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital) and T-SEA
    Cihan Simsek
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1051-8. 2010
    ....
  67. doi Mortality and morbidity reduction by primary percutaneous coronary intervention is independent of the patient's age
    Sanneke P M de Boer
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Thoraxcenter Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:324-31. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to obtain a valid estimate of the clinical effects of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in relation to age...
  68. doi Evaluation of plaque characteristics in acute coronary syndromes: non-invasive assessment with multi-slice computed tomography and invasive evaluation with intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis
    Gabija Pundziute
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 29:2373-81. 2008
    ..We investigated coronary plaque characteristics on multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) and virtual histology intravascular ultrasound (VH IVUS) in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  69. ncbi Elevated placental growth factor levels are associated with adverse outcomes at four-year follow-up in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Timo Lenderink
    Department of Cardiology, Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:307-11. 2006
    ..This study sought to evaluate the predictive value of baseline placental growth factor (PlGF) for long-term cardiovascular events in acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  70. ncbi Comparison of benefits from cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy versus idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Sander G Molhoek
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:860-3. 2004
    ..Therefore, the underlying etiology of heart failure (IC vs IDC) was not related to the response to CRT...
  71. ncbi Aortic stenosis: an underestimated risk factor for perioperative complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Miklos D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 116:8-13. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of perioperative events in patients with aortic stenosis undergoing noncardiac surgery...
  72. ncbi Incidence of recovery of contractile function following revascularization in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:14-7. 2004
    ..Improvement of LVEF after revascularization was frequently observed in patients with a more severely impaired baseline LVEF. At least 3 segments with improvement of function were needed for an improvement of LVEF of >/=5%...
  73. ncbi Effect of posterolateral scar tissue on clinical and echocardiographic improvement after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Gabe B Bleeker
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 113:969-76. 2006
    ..In the present study, the relationship between transmural posterolateral scar tissue and response to CRT was evaluated...
  74. ncbi Characteristics, treatment and outcome of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes and multivessel coronary artery disease: observations from PURSUIT (platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa in unstable angina: receptor suppression using integrelin
    Arno Breeman
    Thorax Center, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiology 98:195-201. 2002
    ..e. medical treatment, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (balloon), PCI (stent), or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  75. ncbi Cyphering the complexity of coronary artery disease using the syntax score to predict clinical outcome in patients with three-vessel lumen obstruction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Marco Valgimigli
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:1072-81. 2007
    ..001) and a better goodness of fit with the Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic. In conclusion, the SXscore is a promising tool to risk stratify outcome in patients with extensive coronary artery disease undergoing contemporary PCI...
  76. ncbi Impact of viability, ischemia, scar tissue, and revascularization on outcome after aborted sudden death
    Alida E Borger van der Burg
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:1954-9. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi Bleeding events with abciximab in acute coronary syndromes without early revascularization: An analysis of GUSTO IV-ACS
    Timo Lenderink
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 147:865-73. 2004
    ..The glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist abciximab reduces the risk of thrombotic complications with percutaneous coronary intervention, but also has been associated with higher bleeding rates...
  78. ncbi Early and late coronary stent thrombosis of sirolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents in routine clinical practice: data from a large two-institutional cohort study
    Joost Daemen
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 369:667-78. 2007
    ..Stent thrombosis is a safety concern associated with use of drug-eluting stents. Little is known about occurrence of stent thrombosis more than 1 year after implantation of such stents...
  79. ncbi Coronary revascularization for non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: state of the art
    Arno Breeman
    Isala Klinieken, Zwolle and University Hospital Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:108-13. 2006
    ..1 mV, accelerated angina in the prior 2 months, nitrate use in the prior week before admission and elevated troponin...
  80. ncbi Sequential (201)Tl imaging and dobutamine echocardiography to enhance accuracy of predicting improved left ventricular ejection fraction after revascularization
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 43:795-802. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to develop an optimal testing strategy for prediction of post-revascularization functional outcome...
  81. ncbi Facilitation of primary coronary angioplasty by early start of a glycoprotein 2b/3a inhibitor: results of the ongoing tirofiban in myocardial infarction evaluation (On-TIME) trial
    Arnoud W J van 't Hof
    Isala Klinieken, locatie Weezenlanden, Department of Cardiology, Groot Wezenland 20, 8011 JW Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 25:837-46. 2004
    ..Although primary angioplasty is effective despite additional transportation delay, improved patency before PCI might be obtained by starting pharmacological pre-treatment before transportation...
  82. ncbi Left ventricular dyssynchrony predicts benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure before pacemaker implantation
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:1238-40. 2003
    ..The presence of left ventricular dyssynchrony is needed to result in improvement after cardiac resynchronization therapy...
  83. ncbi Prehospital thrombolysis with reteplase: the Nijmegen/Rotterdam study
    Evert J P Lamfers
    Department of Cardiology, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 146:479-83. 2003
    ....
  84. ncbi Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in acute coronary syndromes: a meta-analysis of all major randomised clinical trials
    Eric Boersma
    University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 359:189-98. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi Assessment of residual myocardial viability in regions with chronic electrocardiographic Q-wave infarction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 144:865-9. 2002
    ..It is clinically relevant to know how many Q-wave regions contain viable tissue because these patients may benefit from revascularization in terms of improvement of function and long-term survival...
  86. doi Comparison of the value of coronary calcium detection to computed tomographic angiography and exercise testing in patients with chest pain
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 104:1499-504. 2009
    ..Contrast-enhanced CTA can exclude significant CAD in patients with a low-intermediate CCS but is of limited value in patients with a high CCS...
  87. doi Postoperative mortality in The Netherlands: a population-based analysis of surgery-specific risk in adults
    Peter G Noordzij
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 112:1105-15. 2010
    ..Few data are available that systematically describe rates and trends of postoperative mortality for fairly large, unselected patient populations...
  88. doi Prognostic value of right ventricular function in patients after acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    M Louisa Antoni
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:264-71. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the relation between RV function and adverse events in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for AMI...
  89. ncbi Intravenous glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in acute coronary syndromes: lessons from recently conducted randomized clinical trials
    Eric Boersma
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Cardiology, Room H543, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 5:313-9. 2004
    ..Given the current attention to healthcare costs, these agents may therefore be reserved for patients at suspected high risk of death or (re)infarction, including patients with diabetes mellitus and elevated cardiac troponins...
  90. doi Comparison of Candesartan versus Metoprolol for treatment of systemic hypertension after repaired aortic coarctation
    Els Moltzer
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 105:217-22. 2010
    ..Moreover, the neurohormonal outcome did not support a significant role for the renin-angiotensin system in the causative mechanism of hypertension after CoA...
  91. doi Genetic determinants of treatment benefit of the angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibitor perindopril in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Jasper Jan Brugts
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 31:1854-64. 2010
    ..However, these patients cannot be identified by clinical characteristics. We developed a genetic profile to predict the treatment benefit of ACE-inhibitors exist and to optimize therapy with ACE-inhibitors...
  92. ncbi In vivo temperature heterogeneity is associated with plaque regions of increased MMP-9 activity
    Rob Krams
    Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 26:2200-5. 2005
    ..As macrophages are a major source of MMPs, we examined whether regional temperature changes are related to local MMP activity and macrophage accumulation...
  93. doi Usefulness of real-time three-dimensional echocardiography to identify right ventricular dysfunction in patients with congenital heart disease
    Heleen B van der Zwaan
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 106:843-50. 2010
    ....
  94. ncbi Characterizing vulnerable plaque features with intravascular elastography
    Johannes A Schaar
    Thoraxcenter Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Kamer Ee 23 32, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:2636-41. 2003
    ..However, the predictive value of intravascular elastography to detect vulnerable plaques had not been studied...
  95. ncbi Impact of percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting on outcome after nonfatal cardiac arrest outside the hospital
    Alida E Borger van der Burg
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:785-9. 2003
    ..Systematic evaluation of survivors of cardiac arrest due to ventricular arrhythmias allows risk stratification and guidance of subsequent antiarrhythmic therapy...
  96. ncbi Acute myocardial infarction
    Eric Boersma
    Erasmus University Medical Center and Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 361:847-58. 2003
    ..New treatments will continue to emerge, but the greatest challenge will be to effectively implement preventive actions in all high-risk individuals and to expand delivery of acute treatment in a timely fashion for all eligible patients...
  97. ncbi One-year outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention with multiple stenting for multisystem disease: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomized clinical trials
    Nestor Mercado
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:512-9. 2005
    ....
  98. ncbi Under-utilization of evidence-based drug treatment in patients with heart failure is only partially explained by dissimilarity to patients enrolled in landmark trials: a report from the Euro Heart Survey on Heart Failure
    Mattie J Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 26:2706-13. 2005
    ..Evidence-based medicine and clinical guidelines are based on the results of randomized controlled trials. Therefore, we investigated how patients who fulfilled the enrolment criteria of randomized trials were treated in real life...
  99. ncbi Applicability of clinical prediction models in acute myocardial infarction: a comparison of traditional and empirical Bayes adjustment methods
    Ewout W Steyerberg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 150:920. 2005
    ..Updating to local circumstances may be required to make such models better applicable. We aimed to compare traditional and empirical Bayes (EB) methods to perform such updating...
  100. ncbi Smoking and its effects on mortality in adults with congenital heart disease
    Peter M Engelfriet
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 127:93-7. 2008
    ..To describe smoking habits in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to assess the relationship between smoking exposure and cardiovascular mortality...
  101. pmc The additional value of patient-reported health status in predicting 1-year mortality after invasive coronary procedures: a report from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularisation
    Mattie J Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:339-44. 2007
    ....