F H Pierik

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The advantages of standardized evaluation of male infertility
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 23:340-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased serum inhibin B levels after varicocele treatment
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Internal Medicine and Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:775-80. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A high hypospadias rate in The Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 17:1112-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum inhibin B as a marker of spermatogenesis
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, University Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3110-4. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of cryptorchidism on inhibin B in a subfertile population
    C A De Gouveia Brazao
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:136-41. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Bilateral testicular microlithiasis predicts the presence of the precursor of testicular germ cell tumors in subfertile men
    C A De Gouveia Brazao
    Department of Andrology, and Laboratory for Experimental Pathology, Josephine Nefkens Institute, Erasmus Medical Center University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 171:158-60. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Subtotal obstruction of the male reproductive tract
    G R Dohle
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urol Res 31:22-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Restructuring routinely collected patient data: ORCA applied to andrology
    F H Pierik
    Department of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 36:184-90. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on male reproduction
    R F A Weber
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 89:143-8. 2002
  10. pmc Maternal and paternal risk factors for cryptorchidism and hypospadias: a case-control study in newborn boys
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1570-6. 2004

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The advantages of standardized evaluation of male infertility
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 23:340-6. 2000
    ..Conscientious collection of a standard data set in infertility centres facilitates pooling of data and evidence-based multicentre research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased serum inhibin B levels after varicocele treatment
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Internal Medicine and Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:775-80. 2001
    ..We have studied the effect of varicocele treatment on serum inhibin B levels, with the aim of investigating the effect on spermatogenesis and the involvement of the Sertoli cell in varicocele pathophysiology...
  3. ncbi request reprint A high hypospadias rate in The Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 17:1112-5. 2002
    ..Reports on increasing hypospadias trends are based on birth defect registries, which are prone to inaccuracy. We assessed the prevalence of hypospadias precisely, by prospective examination of all newborns in Rotterdam over a 2-year period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum inhibin B as a marker of spermatogenesis
    F H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, University Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3110-4. 1998
    ..We conclude that inhibin B is the best available endocrine marker of spermatogenesis in subfertile men...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of cryptorchidism on inhibin B in a subfertile population
    C A De Gouveia Brazao
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:136-41. 2003
    ..Serum inhibin B has emerged as an accurate marker of spermatogenesis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a history of cryptorchidism on serum inhibin B levels and other markers of spermatogenesis in subfertile men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bilateral testicular microlithiasis predicts the presence of the precursor of testicular germ cell tumors in subfertile men
    C A De Gouveia Brazao
    Department of Andrology, and Laboratory for Experimental Pathology, Josephine Nefkens Institute, Erasmus Medical Center University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 171:158-60. 2004
    ..We determined the predictive value of unilateral and bilateral testicular microlithiasis for CIS in subfertile men, a known risk population for TGCTs (approximately 1%)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Subtotal obstruction of the male reproductive tract
    G R Dohle
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urol Res 31:22-4. 2003
    ..In other cases, an epididymal dysfunction might explain the oligozoospermia in men with a normal testicular biopsy score...
  8. ncbi request reprint Restructuring routinely collected patient data: ORCA applied to andrology
    F H Pierik
    Department of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 36:184-90. 1997
    ..We conclude that the expansion to the andrology domain, including transparent integration of existing data, provides support for the generality of ORCA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on male reproduction
    R F A Weber
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 89:143-8. 2002
  10. pmc Maternal and paternal risk factors for cryptorchidism and hypospadias: a case-control study in newborn boys
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1570-6. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) are not associated with lower levels of non-SHBG-bound testosterone in male newborns and healthy adult men
    Willem de Ronde
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:498-503. 2005
    ..In in vitro experiments increased levels of SHBG will be associated with decreased levels of non-SHBG bound testosterone (non-SHBG-T). However, in vivo SHBG can alter both production and clearance rates and thus plasma levels of T...
  12. ncbi request reprint The cryptorchidism prevalence among infants in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 28:248-52. 2005
    ..Our cross-sectional design does not allow for analysis of a temporal trend, but provides a baseline for future trend studies. To study cryptorchidism rates, trends, and risk factors, a systematic case ascertainment is warranted...
  13. pmc Urinary metabolite concentrations of organophosphorous pesticides, bisphenol A, and phthalates among pregnant women in Rotterdam, the Netherlands: the Generation R study
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, MD A3 05, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Res 108:260-7. 2008
    ..The data indicate that the Generation R study population provides a wide distribution of selected environmental exposures. Reasons for the relatively high levels and possible health effects need investigation...