Wouter de Ruijter

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The guideline 'Cardiovascular risk management' is too simplified for elderly care]
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5197. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The routine electrocardiogram for cardiovascular risk stratification in old age: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:872-7. 2007
  3. pmc Time trends in preventive drug treatment after myocardial infarction in older patients
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:47-9. 2010
  4. pmc Use of Framingham risk score and new biomarkers to predict cardiovascular mortality in older people: population based observational cohort study
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care V0 P, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:a3083. 2009
  5. pmc The additional value of routine electrocardiograms in cardiovascular risk management of older people
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:147-53. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular prevention in the over-80 age group is not beneficial]
    W de Ruijter
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:27. 2008
  7. pmc How learning style affects evidence-based medicine: a survey study
    Sandra E Zwolsman
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 11:81. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels and treatment effect in the PROspective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk
    Yvonne M Drewes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:213-21. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Blood pressure trends and mortality: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Rosalinde K E Poortvliet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 31:63-70. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Low blood pressure predicts increased mortality in very old age even without heart failure: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Rosalinde K E Poortvliet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:528-33. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint [The guideline 'Cardiovascular risk management' is too simplified for elderly care]
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5197. 2012
    ..Alternative approaches are conveyed: the use of age-dependent thresholds for different risk categories, the use of relative risk charts, and the search for better risk markers in (very) old age...
  2. ncbi request reprint The routine electrocardiogram for cardiovascular risk stratification in old age: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:872-7. 2007
    ..To explore the prognostic value of signs of prior myocardial infarction (MI) and atrial fibrillation (AF) on routine electrocardiograms (ECGs) at the age of 85 with respect to mortality and changes in functional status...
  3. pmc Time trends in preventive drug treatment after myocardial infarction in older patients
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:47-9. 2010
    ..Although the greatest relative increase (2.2 times greater) took place in patients aged > or =80 years, these patients consistently had most room for improvement...
  4. pmc Use of Framingham risk score and new biomarkers to predict cardiovascular mortality in older people: population based observational cohort study
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care V0 P, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:a3083. 2009
    ..To investigate the performance of classic risk factors, and of some new biomarkers, in predicting cardiovascular mortality in very old people from the general population with no history of cardiovascular disease...
  5. pmc The additional value of routine electrocardiograms in cardiovascular risk management of older people
    Wouter de Ruijter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:147-53. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether routinely performed ECGs in older people from the general population have added value for cardiovascular risk management beyond the information that is already available from their medical records...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular prevention in the over-80 age group is not beneficial]
    W de Ruijter
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:27. 2008
    ..However, evidence for the effectiveness of any preventive intervention is lacking. Regarding primary prevention, it is also unknown which elderly are actually at risk of developing new cardiovascular disease...
  7. pmc How learning style affects evidence-based medicine: a survey study
    Sandra E Zwolsman
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 11:81. 2011
    ..In order to tailor EBM education to the individual learner, this study aims to determine whether there is a relationship between an individual's learning style and EBM competence (knowledge/skills, attitude, behaviour)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels and treatment effect in the PROspective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk
    Yvonne M Drewes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:213-21. 2014
    ..To assess the effect of preventive pravastatin treatment on coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality in older persons at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), stratified according to plasma levels of homocysteine...
  9. doi request reprint Blood pressure trends and mortality: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Rosalinde K E Poortvliet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 31:63-70. 2013
    ..To evaluate the independent contributions of both the trend in SBP and the SBP value at age 90 to the prediction of mortality in nonagenarians...
  10. doi request reprint Low blood pressure predicts increased mortality in very old age even without heart failure: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Rosalinde K E Poortvliet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:528-33. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint High blood pressure, physical and cognitive function, and risk of stroke in the oldest old: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Behnam Sabayan
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stroke 44:15-20. 2013
    ..Heterogeneity of the populations under study may underlie variation in outcomes. We examined whether the level of physical and cognitive function moderates the association between blood pressure and stroke...
  12. pmc Prognostic value of cardiovascular disease status: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Petra G van Peet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Postzone V0 P, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Age (Dordr) 35:1433-44. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Framingham stroke risk score and cognitive impairment for predicting first-time stroke in the oldest old
    Behnam Sabayan
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stroke 44:1866-71. 2013
    ..Our aim was to compare the Framingham stroke risk score with cognitive functioning for predicting first-time stroke in a cohort of the oldest old individuals...
  14. pmc Blood pressure variability and cardiovascular risk in the PROspective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER)
    Rosalinde K E Poortvliet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e52438. 2012
    ..Our observations suggest variability in diastolic blood pressure is more strongly associated with vascular or total mortality than is systolic pressure variability in older high-risk subjects...
  15. pmc NT-proBNP best predictor of cardiovascular events and cardiovascular mortality in secondary prevention in very old age: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Petra G van Peet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e81400. 2013
    ..In the aging population cardiovascular disease (CVD) is highly prevalent. Identification of very old persons at high risk of recurrent CVD is difficult, since traditional risk markers loose predictive value with age...
  16. pmc Plasma NT-proBNP as predictor of change in functional status, cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the oldest old: the Leiden 85-plus study
    Petra G van Peet
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300, RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Age (Dordr) 36:9660. 2014
    ..Results suggest that NT-proBNP can help clinicians to identify very old people at high risk of functional impairment and incident cardiovascular morbidity. ..
  17. pmc GPs' perspectives on preventive care for older people: a focus group study
    Yvonne M Drewes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e765-72. 2012
    ..Preventive care traditionally aims to prevent diseases or injuries. For older people, different aims of prevention, such as maintenance of independence and wellbeing, are increasingly important...
  18. doi request reprint High blood pressure and resilience to physical and cognitive decline in the oldest old: the Leiden 85-plus Study
    Behnam Sabayan
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2014-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between various blood pressure (BP) measures at age 85 and future decline in physical and cognitive function the oldest old...
  19. doi request reprint Vitamin B12 and folate and the risk of anemia in old age: the Leiden 85-Plus Study
    Wendy P J den Elzen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Post Zone V 0 P, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 168:2238-44. 2008
    ..However, the effects of vitamin B(12) and folate deficiency on the development of anemia in old age have not yet been established...