D Poldermans

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Beta-blockers and health-related quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease and COPD
    Yvette R B M van Gestel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:177-83. 2009
  2. ncbi Treatment recommendations to prevent myocardial ischemia and infarction in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    Willem Jan Flu
    Don Poldermans, MD, PhD Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Room H805, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 11:33-44. 2009
  3. ncbi Should major vascular surgery be delayed because of preoperative cardiac testing in intermediate-risk patients receiving beta-blocker therapy with tight heart rate control?
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:964-9. 2006
  4. doi Prolonged-release nicotinic acid in patients with atherosclerotic disease in the Netherlands
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Surg Res 41:313-8. 2008
  5. doi Pre-operative risk assessment and risk reduction before surgery
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1913-24. 2008
  6. ncbi Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortality in patients undergoing major noncardiac vascular surgery
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Room BA 300, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1848-51. 2003
  7. doi The experts debate: perioperative beta-blockade for noncardiac surgery--proven safe or not?
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S84-92. 2009
  8. doi Statins and noncardiac surgery: current evidence and practical considerations
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S79-83. 2009
  9. 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
  10. doi Asymptomatic low ankle-brachial index in vascular surgery patients: a predictor of perioperative myocardial damage
    W J Flu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:62-9. 2010

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Publications174 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Beta-blockers and health-related quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease and COPD
    Yvette R B M van Gestel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:177-83. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between beta-blockers and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with peripheral arterial disease and COPD...
  2. ncbi Treatment recommendations to prevent myocardial ischemia and infarction in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    Willem Jan Flu
    Don Poldermans, MD, PhD Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Room H805, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 11:33-44. 2009
    ..The current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines do not recommend prophylactic coronary revascularization before noncardiac surgery in patients with stable coronary artery disease...
  3. ncbi Should major vascular surgery be delayed because of preoperative cardiac testing in intermediate-risk patients receiving beta-blocker therapy with tight heart rate control?
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:964-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of preoperative cardiac testing in intermediate-risk patients receiving beta-blocker therapy with tight heart rate (HR) control scheduled for major vascular surgery...
  4. doi Prolonged-release nicotinic acid in patients with atherosclerotic disease in the Netherlands
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Surg Res 41:313-8. 2008
    ..Niaspan, a prolonged-release nicotinic acid, was evaluated during the Niaspan-Induced HDL Elevation for Optimizing Risk Control (NEMO) study in The Netherlands...
  5. doi Pre-operative risk assessment and risk reduction before surgery
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1913-24. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortality in patients undergoing major noncardiac vascular surgery
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Room BA 300, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1848-51. 2003
    ..Inhibitors of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (statins) may reduce perioperative mortality through the improvement of lipid profile, but also through the stabilization of coronary plaques on the vascular wall...
  7. doi The experts debate: perioperative beta-blockade for noncardiac surgery--proven safe or not?
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S84-92. 2009
    ..Don Poldermans and Dr. P. J. Devereaux (co-principal investigator of POISE)...
  8. doi Statins and noncardiac surgery: current evidence and practical considerations
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S79-83. 2009
    ..Observational data suggest that perioperative statin use is associated with improved recovery from acute kidney injury after high-risk vascular surgery and with improved long-term survival in patients undergoing such surgery...
  9. 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...
  10. doi Asymptomatic low ankle-brachial index in vascular surgery patients: a predictor of perioperative myocardial damage
    W J Flu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:62-9. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi A combination of statins and beta-blockers is independently associated with a reduction in the incidence of perioperative mortality and nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:343-52. 2004
    ..To investigate the combined beneficial effect of statin and beta-blocker use on perioperative mortality and myocardial infarction (MI) in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery (AAA)...
  12. pmc Outcome after redo coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy and viable myocardium
    V Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center Room Ba 300, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:221-5. 2007
    ..Repeat coronary artery bypass grafting (redo-CABG) in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy is associated with high perioperative risk and worse long-term outcome compared with patients undergoing their first CABG...
  13. ncbi Predictors of cardiac events after major vascular surgery: Role of clinical characteristics, dobutamine echocardiography, and beta-blocker therapy
    E Boersma
    University Hospital Rotterdam, Department of Surgery, Room H921, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 285:1865-73. 2001
    ..A recent study found that perioperative beta-blocker therapy reduces complication rates in high-risk individuals...
  14. doi Prognosis of vascular surgery patients using a quantitative assessment of troponin T release: is the crystal ball still clear?
    T A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:739-46. 2010
    ..We compared the prognosis of vascular surgery patients with integrated cTnT-AUC values to continuous and standard 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG) changes...
  15. pmc Improvement of stress LVEF rather than rest LVEF after coronary revascularisation in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy and viable myocardium
    V Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:319-23. 2005
    ..To evaluate prospectively the response of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) to high dose dobutamine infusion in patients showing substantial viability, with and without improved resting LVEF after revascularisation...
  16. doi The prevalence of polyvascular disease in patients referred for peripheral arterial disease
    R Vidakovic
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:435-40. 2009
    ..To objectively assess the presence of polyvascular disease in patients with peripheral arterial disease and its relation to inflammation and clinical risk factors...
  17. doi Predicting patient-specific expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    F Helderman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:47-53. 2010
    ..We describe a hybrid method that combines finite element modelling and statistical methods to predict patient-specific aneurysm expansion...
  18. ncbi Beta-blockers improve outcomes in kidney disease patients having noncardiac vascular surgery
    G M J M Welten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 72:1527-34. 2007
    ..This study shows that kidney function is a predictor of all-cause mortality and beta-blocker use is associated with a lower risk of death in kidney disease patients undergoing elective vascular surgery...
  19. ncbi Improvement of left ventricular ejection fraction, heart failure symptoms and prognosis after revascularization in patients with chronic coronary artery disease and viable myocardium detected by dobutamine stress echocardiography
    J J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:163-9. 1999
    ....
  20. pmc Pulsed wave tissue Doppler imaging for the quantification of contractile reserve in stunned, hibernating, and scarred myocardium
    M Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 90:506-10. 2004
    ..To assess whether quantification of myocardial systolic velocities by pulsed wave tissue Doppler imaging can differentiate between stunned, hibernating, and scarred myocardium...
  21. ncbi Perioperative cardiac risk stratification and modification in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    M Dunkelgrun
    Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Chir Belg 106:361-6. 2006
    ..In high-risk patients, it is strongly advised to administer beta-blockers with heart rate determined dose adjustment, while the effects of preoperative revascularization remain subject to debate...
  22. doi Prognosis of transient new-onset atrial fibrillation during vascular surgery
    T A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:683-8. 2009
    ..Chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) in a non-surgical setting is associated with cardiovascular events. However, the prognosis of transient new-onset AF during vascular surgery is unknown...
  23. ncbi The influence of aging on the prognostic value of the revised cardiac risk index for postoperative cardiac complications in vascular surgery patients
    G M J M Welten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:632-8. 2007
    ..However, age is not included as a risk factor. The aim was to assess the value of the Lee-index in vascular surgery patients among different age categories...
  24. ncbi Cardiac evaluation in hypotension-prone and hypotension-resistant hemodialysis patients
    D Poldermans
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 56:1905-11. 1999
    ....
  25. ncbi Evaluation of left ventricular function and volumes in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy: gated single-photon emission computed tomography versus two-dimensional echocardiography
    E C Vourvouri
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr. Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:1610-5. 2001
    ....
  26. doi Lower levels of ADAMTS13 are associated with cardiovascular disease in young patients
    T N Bongers
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 207:250-4. 2009
    ..In conclusion, levels of ADAMTS13 and VWF are strongly associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  27. doi Process of care partly explains the variation in mortality between hospitals after peripheral vascular surgery
    S E Hoeks
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:147-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether variation in mortality at hospital level reflects differences in quality of care of peripheral vascular surgery patients...
  28. doi The prognostic value of impaired walking distance on long-term outcome in patients with known or suspected peripheral arterial disease
    I I de Liefde
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:482-7. 2009
    ..To assess the predictive value of walking distance after an exercise test on long-term outcome in patients with normal and impaired ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  29. pmc Long term prognostic value of myocardial viability and ischaemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy undergoing coronary revascularisation
    V Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
    Heart 92:239-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relative merits of viability and ischaemia for prognosis after revascularisation...
  30. doi Perioperative cardiac damage in vascular surgery patients
    W J Flu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:1-8. 2010
    ..Our objective is to review the available literature addressing the prevalence and prognostic implications of perioperative myocardial damage in vascular surgery patients...
  31. doi Aortic surgery complications evaluated by an implanted continuous electrocardiography device: a case report
    T A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:334-6. 2011
    ..Cardiac arrhythmias are a major cause for morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery...
  32. ncbi Beta-blockers improve in-hospital and long-term survival in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction undergoing major vascular surgery
    H H H Feringa
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:351-8. 2006
    ..To study whether beta-blockers reduce in-hospital and long-term mortality in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) undergoing major vascular surgery...
  33. ncbi Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine-atropine stress echocardiography in 1737 patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease: A single-center experience
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 99:757-62. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term value of dobutamine-atropine stress echocardiography (DSE) for prediction of late cardiac events in patients with proven or suspected coronary artery disease...
  34. ncbi Second harmonic imaging improves sensitivity of dobutamine stress echocardiography for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    F B Sozzi
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 142:153-9. 2001
    ....
  35. pmc Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with previous coronary revascularisation
    M Bountioukos
    Thoraxcentre, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 90:1031-5. 2004
    ..To assess the prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) in patients with previous myocardial revascularisation...
  36. ncbi Prognosis of patients with peripheral arterial disease
    G M J M Welten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:109-21. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, substantial differences in risk factor management and treatment and long-term outcome have been reported between PAD and CAD patients...
  37. pmc A meta-analysis comparing the prognostic accuracy of six diagnostic tests for predicting perioperative cardiac risk in patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 89:1327-34. 2003
    ..To evaluate the discriminatory value and compare the predictive performance of six non-invasive tests used for perioperative cardiac risk stratification in patients undergoing major vascular surgery...
  38. ncbi Increase of 1-year mortality after perioperative beta-blocker withdrawal in endovascular and vascular surgery patients
    S E Hoeks
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:13-9. 2007
    ..To assess the relation between beta-blocker use, underlying cardiac risk, and 1-year outcome in vascular surgery patients, including the effect of beta-blocker withdrawal...
  39. ncbi Myocardial damage in high-risk patients undergoing elective endovascular or open infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    O Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:544-9. 2007
    ..Therefore we compared cardiac outcome in patients at high-cardiac risk undergoing open or endovascular repair of infrarenal AAA using preoperative DSE results...
  40. ncbi Protecting the heart with cardiac medication in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing major noncardiac vascular surgery
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:25-31. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi Re: Secondary medical prevention in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    O Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:59-60. 2008
  42. ncbi Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with atrial fibrillation
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Chest 119:144-9. 2001
    ..To assess the long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) for cardiac events (cardiac death, myocardial infarction, and late revascularization) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  43. ncbi Relationship between preoperative viability and postoperative improvement in LVEF and heart failure symptoms
    J J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 42:79-86. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The presence of substantial viability (four or more viable segments, 31% of the left ventricle) on FDG SPECT is predictive of improvement in LVEF and heart failure symptoms postoperatively...
  44. ncbi Bisoprolol reduces cardiac death and myocardial infarction in high-risk patients as long as 2 years after successful major vascular surgery
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:1353-8. 2001
    ..30 (0.11-0.83). CONCLUSIONS: Bisoprolol significantly reduced long-term cardiac death and myocardial infarction in high-risk patients after successful major cardiac vascular surgery...
  45. ncbi Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening using a hand-held ultrasound device. "A pilot study"
    E C Vourvouri
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:352-4. 2001
    ..This study shows the usefulness of a small, portable hand-held echo ultrasound device for the screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms...
  46. pmc Improved identification of viable myocardium using second harmonic imaging during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    F B Sozzi
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Centre, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 86:672-8. 2001
    ..77, p = 0.001 v fundamental imaging). CONCLUSIONS: Second harmonic imaging applied during dobutamine stress echocardiography increases the agreement with DISA-SPECT for detecting myocardial viability...
  47. doi Perioperative blood glucose monitoring and control in major vascular surgery patients
    J P van Kuijk
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:627-34. 2009
    ..In addition, moderate tight glucose control should currently be regarded as the safest and most efficient approach to patients undergoing major vascular surgery...
  48. doi The impact of gender on prognosis after non-cardiac vascular surgery
    N Grootenboer
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 42:510-6. 2011
    ..The objective was to evaluate the impact of gender on long-term survival of patients who underwent non-cardiac vascular surgery...
  49. ncbi Cardiac risk and perioperative management
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:431-5. 2003
    ..Careful preoperative evaluation of CAD and perioperative management with beta-blockers and statins may offer the physician a unique opportunity to improve patients' perioperative and long-term outcome...
  50. pmc Relation between left ventricular contractile reserve during low dose dobutamine echocardiography and plasma concentrations of natriuretic peptides
    A F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 90:293-6. 2004
    ..In ischaemic cardiomyopathy, raised plasma concentrations of natriuretic peptides are associated with a poor long term prognosis, while the presence of contractile reserve is a favourable sign...
  51. ncbi Coronary artery disease in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm: a review article
    J P van Kuijk
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:93-107. 2009
    ..Surgical approaches for the treatment of both AAA and CAD, and most importantly, their influence on long-term outcome will be discussed in the fifth chapter...
  52. doi Prognosis of atrial fibrillation in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease: data from the REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH) Registry
    T A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Room H 805, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:9-16. 2010
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) mortality. This study aims to evaluate the prognostic implication of AF in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  53. ncbi [Perioperative risk reduction in vascular surgery via cardio-protective medication]
    H H H Feringa
    afd Cardiologie, Erasmus MC Centrum, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2606-11. 2008
    ..Perioperative medical management should focus on improvements not only in the short-term but also in the long-term...
  54. doi Impaired glucose regulation, elevated glycated haemoglobin and cardiac ischaemic events in vascular surgery patients
    H H H Feringa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 25:314-9. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether impaired glucose regulation and elevated glycated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)) levels are associated with increased cardiac ischaemic events in vascular surgery patients...
  55. pmc Long term outcome in patients with silent versus symptomatic ischaemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    E Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:737-42. 2005
    ..To compare the long term prognosis of patients having silent versus symptomatic ischaemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  56. ncbi Repetitive dobutamine stress echocardiography for the prediction of anthracycline cardiotoxicity
    M Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Echocardiogr 4:300-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether repetitive assessment of systolic and diastolic cardiac function by dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) can predict anthracycline cardiotoxicity...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi Statins are associated with a reduced infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm growth
    O Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:21-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of statins on aneurysm growth in a group of consecutive patients under surveillance for infrarenal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  59. ncbi The prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm and concomitant coronary artery disease
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:423-30. 2003
    ..This review will focus on the additional prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography for perioperative and late prognosis in patients with AAA and CAD...
  60. ncbi The effect of statins on perioperative events in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    T A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Chir Belg 110:28-31. 2010
    ..Perioperative statin therapy was associated with an improvement in postoperative cardiovascular outcome and a reduction in serum lipid levels and levels of inflammation markers...
  61. doi Methionine loading does not enhance the predictive value of homocysteine serum testing for all-cause mortality or major adverse cardiac events
    M Dunkelgrun
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Intern Med J 39:13-8. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the beneficial effect of methionine loading on the predictive value of homocysteine testing for long-term mortality and major adverse cardiac events (MACE)...
  62. doi A comparative study of myocardial injury during conventional and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: measurement of cardiac troponin T and plasma cytokine release
    M C Barry
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ir J Med Sci 179:35-42. 2010
    ..Cytokine release is a major factor in causing cardiac injury during aortic surgery. Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has the potential to reduce the severity of the ischaemia reperfusion syndrome and its systemic consequences...
  63. pmc Quantification of regional left ventricular function in Q wave and non-Q wave dysfunctional regions by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy
    M Bountioukos
    Thoraxcentre, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 89:1322-6. 2003
    ..To quantify regional left ventricular (LV) function and contractile reserve in Q wave and non-Q wave regions in patients with previous myocardial infarction...
  64. ncbi Intracardiac pseudotumor caused by mitral annular calcification
    E A de Vrey
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:62-6. 2006
    ..Optimal treatment may be surgery, especially when valve plasty can be performed, although randomized trials are currently lacking...
  65. ncbi Long-term prognostic value of asymptomatic cardiac troponin T elevations in patients after major vascular surgery
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:59-66. 2004
    ..We explored the long-term prognostic value of cTnT levels in these patients...
  66. ncbi Contrast echocardiography as a useful additional diagnostic tool in evaluating a primary cardiac tumor
    M C P Haverkamp
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Echocardiogr 6:388-91. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi Prognostic significance of akinesis becoming dyskinesis during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Fabiola B Sozzi
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:257-61. 2007
    ..Akinesis becoming dyskinesis (AKBD) at high-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) has been disregarded as a marker of myocardial ischemia. However, its prognostic significance is unknown...
  68. ncbi Predicting perioperative cardiac risk
    Miklos D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 47:240-57. 2005
    ..beta-Blockers should be prescribed to all patients, and coronary revascularization should be reserved for high-risk patients who have a clearly defined need for revascularization independent of the need for major vascular surgery...
  69. ncbi Comparison between serum creatinine and creatinine clearance for the prediction of postoperative mortality in patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nephrol 59:17-23. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to explore the prognostic value of preoperative calculated Cc, compared to SeCreat for the prediction of postoperative mortality...
  70. doi Prevalence and pharmacological treatment of left-ventricular dysfunction in patients undergoing vascular surgery
    Willem Jan Flu
    Department of Anesthesia, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:288-93. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of left-ventricular (LV) dysfunction in vascular surgery patients and pharmacological treatment, according ESC guidelines...
  71. doi Elderly patients undergoing major vascular surgery: risk factors and medication associated with risk reduction
    Harm H H Feringa
    Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:116-20. 2009
    ..Aspirin, ACE-inhibitors, beta-blockers and statins reduce long-term mortality risk. Especially the very elderly may benefit from statin therapy...
  72. ncbi Value of myocardial viability estimation using dobutamine stress echocardiography in assessing risk preoperatively before noncardiac vascular surgery in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction <35%
    Stefanos E Karagiannis
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:1555-9. 2007
    ..Sustained improvement was associated with improved survival. In conclusion, DSE provides accurate risk stratification of patients with HF undergoing vascular surgery...
  73. 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...
  74. doi COPD and cancer mortality: the influence of statins
    Y R B M van Gestel
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Thorax 64:963-7. 2009
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the association between COPD and total cancer mortality and to determine whether the use of statins, which have been associated with cancer risk in other settings, modified this relationship...
  75. doi Preoperative cardiac risk index predicts long-term mortality and health status
    Sanne E Hoeks
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 122:559-65. 2009
    ..This study assessed the predictive value of the Lee Risk Index for late mortality and long-term health status in patients after vascular surgery...
  76. ncbi Prognostic stratification of patients with right bundle branch block using dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:954-7. 2004
    ..The presence of an abnormal dobutamine stress echocardiography was the strongest predictor of cardiac events and provided incremental prognostic information to clinical and stress test data...
  77. 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
  78. ncbi Prognostic value of stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging in predicting all-cause mortality: a 6-year follow-up study
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:1157-61. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain whether stress myocardial perfusion imaging can independently predict long-term mortality...
  79. ncbi Non-invasive diagnosis of in stent stenosis by stress 99m technetium tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:657-62. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of stress 99m technetium tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging for the diagnosis of in stent stenosis (ISS)...
  80. doi Usefulness of hypertensive blood pressure response during a single-stage exercise test to predict long-term outcome in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Inge I de Liefde
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 102:921-6. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi QT dispersion correlates to myocardial viability assessed by dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with severely depressed left ventricular function due to coronary artery disease
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:187-93. 2004
    ..QT dispersion is prolonged in numerous cardiac diseases, representing a general repolarization abnormality...
  82. ncbi Relation between QT dispersion and myocardial viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:712-5. 2003
    ..Patients with a low QT dispersion had a substantial amount of viable myocardium, whereas patients with a high QT dispersion had predominantly nonviable scar tissue...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi Prognostic stratification using dobutamine stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion SPECT in elderly patients unable to perform exercise testing
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter Room Ba 302, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:12-8. 2005
    ..This study assessed the prognostic value of dobutamine stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT for the prediction of mortality and cardiac events in elderly patients...
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi Association of ischemia on stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging with all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:1589-95. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether myocardial ischemia on stress myocardial perfusion imaging can predict all causes of death in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  87. ncbi Prognostic implications of a normal stress technetium-99m-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion study in patients with a healed myocardial infarct and/or previous coronary revascularization
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 97:1-6. 2006
    ..Repeated testing should be reconsidered 3 years after the initial evaluation and when a change in symptoms or clinical condition occurs...
  88. doi Perioperative asymptomatic cardiac damage after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair is associated with poor long-term outcome
    Tamara A Winkel
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 50:749-54; discussion 754. 2009
    ..However, EVAR is not associated with long-term survival benefit. This study assessed the effect of perioperative asymptomatic cardiac damage after EVAR on long-term prognosis...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi Dobutamine-induced contractile reserve in stunned, hibernating, and scarred myocardium in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 44:127-33. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the presence of contractile reserve in response to dobutamine infusion in a large group of patients with stunned and hibernating myocardium...
  91. doi Prognostic value of hypotensive blood pressure response during single-stage exercise test on long-term outcome in patients with known or suspected peripheral arterial disease
    Inge I de Liefde
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 19:603-7. 2008
    ....
  92. 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...
  93. doi Relation between preoperative and intraoperative new wall motion abnormalities in vascular surgery patients: a transesophageal echocardiographic study
    Wael Galal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 112:557-66. 2010
    ..Coronary revascularization of the suspected culprit coronary lesion assessed by preoperative stress testing is not associated with improved outcome in vascular surgery patients...
  94. ncbi Baseline plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide is associated with the extent of stress-induced myocardial ischemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 17:255-9. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between baseline plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels and the presence and extent of myocardial ischemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi Prognostic significance of fixed perfusion abnormalities on stress technetium-99m sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography in patients without known coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:1165-70. 2003
    ..5, 95% confidence interval 1.3 to 3.7). In patients with suspected, but no history of CAD, fixed perfusion abnormalities were associated with a higher risk of death compared with reversible perfusion abnormalities...
  97. 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)...
  98. ncbi Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with diabetes
    Fabiola B Sozzi
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 26:1074-8. 2003
    ..Exercise capacity is frequently impaired in patients with diabetes. The role of pharmacologic stress echocardiography in the risk stratification of diabetic patients has not been well defined...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi Risk stratification of patients after myocardial revascularization by stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion tomography
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:615-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the incremental prognostic value of stress technetium 99m tetrofosmin imaging after myocardial revascularization...