A H van den Meiracker

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Primary hyperaldosteronism]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1580-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of plasma markers for the clinical behaviour of phaeochromocytomas
    E van der Harst
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Hospital and MCRZ location Clara, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:85-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint [The most recent study into blood pressure lowering by amlodipine: the beginning of the end for the beta-blockers]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:886-8. 2006
  4. pmc Long-term use of aldosterone-receptor antagonists in uncontrolled hypertension: a retrospective analysis
    Pieter M Jansen
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Hypertens 2011:368140. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A global approach to hypertension
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Division of Pharmacology and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 9:R16-20. 2013
  6. pmc Multi-site and multi-depth near-infrared spectroscopy in a model of simulated (central) hypovolemia: lower body negative pressure
    Sebastiaan A Bartels
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 37:671-7. 2011
  7. pmc Drug mechanisms to help in managing resistant hypertension in obesity
    Pieter M Jansen
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Room D432, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Hypertens Rep 12:220-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint [No advantage of the combination of ACE-inhibition and angiotensin receptor blockade in patients with high cardiovascular risk]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus MC, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1358-60. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Profibrotic effects of aldosterone]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 30o5 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1532-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of natriuretic peptides by selective beta1-blocker bisoprolol
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:462-8. 2003

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint [Primary hyperaldosteronism]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1580-5. 2003
    ..In the case of a unilateral adenoma or unilateral hyperplasia, adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice. For GRA, dexamethasone in doses that reduce the corticotropin (ACTH) level is indicated...
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of plasma markers for the clinical behaviour of phaeochromocytomas
    E van der Harst
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Hospital and MCRZ location Clara, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:85-94. 2002
    ..This study intends to define predictive plasma markers for their variable postoperative behaviour. Furthermore, the diagnostic accuracy of these plasma tests was determined...
  3. ncbi request reprint [The most recent study into blood pressure lowering by amlodipine: the beginning of the end for the beta-blockers]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:886-8. 2006
    ..Additionally, the newer combination was associated with a 30% reduction in new-onset diabetes mellitus. It is expected that these newer drugs will quickly replace the beta-blockers as the medication for patients with high blood pressure...
  4. pmc Long-term use of aldosterone-receptor antagonists in uncontrolled hypertension: a retrospective analysis
    Pieter M Jansen
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Hypertens 2011:368140. 2011
    ..Multivariate analysis revealed that baseline BP and follow-up duration were positively correlated with BP response. Conclusion. Add-on ARA treatment in difficult-to-treat hypertension results in a profound and sustained BP reduction...
  5. doi request reprint A global approach to hypertension
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Division of Pharmacology and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 9:R16-20. 2013
    ..Treatment adherence and persistence can be improved by using fixed-dose combinations instead of single agents...
  6. pmc Multi-site and multi-depth near-infrared spectroscopy in a model of simulated (central) hypovolemia: lower body negative pressure
    Sebastiaan A Bartels
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 37:671-7. 2011
    ..We simultaneously applied multi-site (thenar and forearm) and multi-depth (15-2.5 and 25-2.5 mm probe distance) NIRS in a model of simulated hypovolemia: lower body negative pressure (LBNP)...
  7. pmc Drug mechanisms to help in managing resistant hypertension in obesity
    Pieter M Jansen
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Room D432, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Hypertens Rep 12:220-5. 2010
    ..Considering the emerging role of aldosterone in the pathogenesis of obesity hypertension, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism may play a more central role in the pharmacologic treatment of obesity hypertension in the near future...
  8. ncbi request reprint [No advantage of the combination of ACE-inhibition and angiotensin receptor blockade in patients with high cardiovascular risk]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus MC, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1358-60. 2008
    ..It also has more side effects. Since telmisartan was equally effective and safe as ramipril, one can choose from both agents in the treatment of patients with a high cardiovascular risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Profibrotic effects of aldosterone]
    A H van den Meiracker
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 30o5 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1532-6. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of natriuretic peptides by selective beta1-blocker bisoprolol
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:462-8. 2003
    ..As the magnitude of the increase in ANP and Nt-ANP was comparable, the beta-blocker-induced increase in NPs is not likely to be explained by a decrease in NP clearance receptor density...
  11. doi request reprint Corticosteroid-dependent, aldosterone-independent mineralocorticoid-receptor activation in the heart
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Division of Pharmacology and Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 26:1307-9. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint Catecholamine handling in the porcine heart: a microdialysis approach
    T W Lameris
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Cardiovascular Research Institute COEUR, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol 277:H1562-9. 1999
    ..We conclude that U1 and extraneuronal uptake, and not an endothelial barrier, are the principal mechanisms underlying the concentration gradient of NE between the interstitial and intravascular compartments in the porcine heart...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint d,l-threo-3,4-dihydroxyphenylserine restores sympathetic control and cures orthostatic hypotension in dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency
    A J Man in 't Veld
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens Suppl 6:S547-9. 1988
    ..Acting as an alternative substrate for ALAAD in the production of noradrenaline, DOPS is taken up by the neuron, restoring sympathetic control and thereby curing the orthostatic hypotension in DBH deficiency...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone-to-renin ratio as a screening test for primary aldosteronism--the Dutch ARRAT Study
    P M Jansen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Vascular Pharmacology and Metabolism, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 66:220-8. 2008
    ..The Dutch ARR AT Study will run until the end of 2009 and will contribute to the formulation of uniform guidelines for the screening for PA in the Netherlands...
  16. ncbi request reprint Causes and consequences of a non-dipping blood pressure profile
    A M Birkenhäger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Pharmacology, Erasmus Medical Centre, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 65:127-31. 2007
    ..A reduction in cardiovascular risk by a pharmacologically induced switch from a non-dipper to a dipper status might be expected, but remains to be proven...
  17. ncbi request reprint Time course and mechanism of myocardial catecholamine release during transient ischemia in vivo
    T W Lameris
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Cardiovascular Research Institute COEUR, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 101:2645-50. 2000
    ..We investigated the magnitude and mechanism of catecholamine release in the myocardial interstitial fluid (MIF) during ischemia and reperfusion in vivo through the use of microdialysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of ibopamine on postural hypotension in pure autonomic failure
    P L Rensma
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 21:863-8. 1993
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Do beta-blockers really increase peripheral vascular resistance? Review of the literature and new observations under basal conditions
    A J Man in't Veld
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 1:91-6. 1988
    ..Thus, like all other antihypertensive agents, beta-blockers also lower blood pressure through interference with a vasoconstrictor mechanism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation of blood pressure in patients with catecholamine-producing tumors
    R G van Eps
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 7:492-7. 1994
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  21. doi request reprint Components of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in plasma and ascites in hepatic cirrhosis
    J J Kuiper
    Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Invest 38:939-44. 2008
    ..Decompensated liver cirrhosis is characterized by activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS). We investigated whether compartmentalization of these components occurs in ascitic fluid...
  22. doi request reprint Risk Factors for Hemodynamic Instability during Surgery for Pheochromocytoma
    H Bruynzeel
    Erasmus Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:678-85. 2010
    ..Efficacy for preventing HD instability was identical for PXB and DOX...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Adrenal incidentaloma: a clinical problem related to imaging]
    E L E de Bruijne
    afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1821-6. 2005
    ..The exact nature of the defect is often unclear and further evaluation is required to determine functionality and possible malignancy. An algorithm is presented for the management of adrenal incidentalomas...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nonparallel effects of renin inhibitor treatment on plasma renin activity and angiotensins I and II in hypertensive subjects. An assay-related artifact
    F H Derkx
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dykzigt, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 4:602-9. 1991
    ..However, when PRA was measured without these angiotensinase inhibitors, the inhibition of PRA was parallel to the suppression of ANG I and II.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of short-term blood pressure variability. Effects of bed rest and sensory deprivation in essential hypertension
    A H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 1:22-6. 1988
    ..It is concluded that sensory stimuli have an important effect on HR and on the variability of MAP and HR, but not on MAP itself, indicating that to some extent blood pressure and its variability are regulated independently...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor in arterial thrombosis at a young age: the ATTAC study
    E L E de Bruijne
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 7:919-27. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to elucidate the pathogenetic role of TAFI levels and genotypes in young patients with arterial thrombosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder
    M H W Kappers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ikazia Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 66:163-5. 2008
    ..Although the patient presented with classical signs and symptoms, these were only appreciated after histological examination of a transurethral resection specimen had elucidated the correct diagnosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Atrial and B-type natriuretic peptides: from the research lab to clinical practice]
    F Boomsma
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Centrumlocatie, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, sectie Vasculaire en Metabole Ziekten, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:743-8. 2003
    ..Pharmacologically, increases in ANP and BNP can be accomplished with NEP-inhibitors or beta-blockers. Measurement of NP(s) will become as important for estimation of heart function as creatinine is for estimation of renal function...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin on endothelin-1 and blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke in man
    R Saxena
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 16:1459-65. 1998
    ..We investigated the involvement of endothelin-1 in the blood pressure response to the oxygen carrier diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin (DCLHb) in stroke patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic and prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptides in heart failure or signs of heart failure]
    J H Rutten
    Erasmus MC Centrum, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Huispost D 432, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2553-7. 2007
    ..Sequential determinations ofthe plasma BNP or NT-proBNP levels in inpatients and outpatients with heart failure can help to optimise the treatment, thus decreasing the morbidity and mortality that are associated with heart failure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between plasma activities of semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase and angiotensin-converting enzyme in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    F Boomsma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Room Bd 234, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 48:1002-7. 2005
    ..The regulation of SSAO production remains unknown. We studied correlations between plasma SSAO activity and parameters associated with diabetic late complications...
  33. pmc Involvement of the peripheral nervous system in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    P J Barendregt
    Department of Rheumatology, Zuiderziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:876-81. 2001
    ..Involvement of the peripheral nervous system in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS) has been reported, but its prevalence in neurologically asymptomatic patients is not well known...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dutch guideline for the management of hypertensive crisis -- 2010 revision
    B J H van den Born
    Department of Internal and Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:248-55. 2011
    ..Efforts to increase the awareness and treatment of hypertension in the population at large may lower the incidence of hypertensive crisis and its complications...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hypotension during hemodialysis results from an impairment of arteriolar tone and left ventricular function
    R W Nette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nephrol 63:276-83. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessment of body position to quantify its effect on nocturnal blood pressure under ambulatory conditions
    M Cavelaars
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 18:1737-43. 2000
    ..Nocturnal blood pressure readings may be influenced by body position because of variation in the vertical distance between heart and cuff level...
  37. pmc Spectral analysis of heart rate and blood pressure variability in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    P J Barendregt
    Department of Rheumatology, Medisch Centrum Rijnmond Zuid, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:232-6. 2002
    ..Autonomic dysfunction has been described in primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS)...
  38. ncbi request reprint High D-dimer levels increase the likelihood of pulmonary embolism
    L W Tick
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meander Medical Center, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    J Intern Med 264:195-200. 2008
    ..Whether this should translate into more intensive diagnostic and therapeutic measures in patients with high D-dimer levels irrespective of CDR remains to be studied...
  39. doi request reprint Amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide improves cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk prediction in the population: the Rotterdam study
    Joost H W Rutten
    Department of Internal Medicine, Room D432, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 55:785-91. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Higher renal extraction of ANP compared with NT-proANP, BNP and NT-proBNP
    J H W Rutten
    Eur J Clin Invest 36:514-5. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotection in pigs by exogenous norepinephrine but not by cerebral ischemia-induced release of endogenous norepinephrine
    S de Zeeuw
    Department of Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands
    Stroke 32:767-74. 2001
    ..The infarct size limitation by high-dose exogenous norepinephrine is not associated with blunting of the ischemia-induced increase in myocardial interstitial norepinephrine levels...
  42. ncbi request reprint The benefit of STent placement and blood pressure and lipid-lowering for the prevention of progression of renal dysfunction caused by Atherosclerotic ostial stenosis of the Renal artery. The STAR-study: rationale and study design
    Liesbeth Bax
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Nephrol 16:807-12. 2003
    ..Therefore, the STAR-study aims to compare the effects of renal artery stent placement together with medication vs. medication alone on renal function in ARAS patients...