R D Thijs

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Water drinking as a potential treatment for idiopathic exercise-related syncope: a case report
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 13:103-5. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Falls, faints, fits and funny turns
    Roland D Thijs
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postal Zone J03 R, 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 256:155-67. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Transient loss of consciousness through the eyes of a witness
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 71:1713-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Contrasting effects of isocapnic and hypocapnic hyperventilation on orthostatic circulatory control
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 105:1069-75. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Mind-stretching faints
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Epileptic Disord 9:418-23. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory countermaneuvers in autonomic failure
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 69:582-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of orthostatic fluid shifts with strain gauge plethysmography
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:369-74. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Syncope in migraine: the population-based CAMERA study
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Neurology 66:1034-7. 2006
  9. pmc Are the orthostatic fluid shifts to the calves augmented in autonomic failure?
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postal Zone J3 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 20:19-25. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Terms in use for transient loss of consciousness in the emergency ward; an inventory]
    R D Thijs
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie en Klinische Neurofysiologie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1625-30. 2005

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Water drinking as a potential treatment for idiopathic exercise-related syncope: a case report
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 13:103-5. 2003
    ..Symptoms nor hypotension recurred. Because of the short lasting pressor effect and its minimal side effects, we suggest water drinking as simple and possible effective therapy for idiopathic exercise-related syncope...
  2. doi request reprint Falls, faints, fits and funny turns
    Roland D Thijs
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postal Zone J03 R, 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 256:155-67. 2009
    ..Particular emphasis will be laid upon crucial features obtained by history taking for distinguishing between the various conditions that cause or mimic a transient loss of consciousness...
  3. doi request reprint Transient loss of consciousness through the eyes of a witness
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 71:1713-8. 2008
    ..To assess the accuracy of eyewitness observations of transient loss of consciousness...
  4. doi request reprint Contrasting effects of isocapnic and hypocapnic hyperventilation on orthostatic circulatory control
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 105:1069-75. 2008
    ..Preventing hypocapnia during HV resulted in a higher MAP, suggesting two contrasting effects of HV on MAP: hypocapnia causing vasodepression and hyperpnea without hypocapnia acting as a vasopressor...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mind-stretching faints
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Epileptic Disord 9:418-23. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory countermaneuvers in autonomic failure
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 69:582-5. 2007
    ..Selective increase of inspiratory impedance augments blood pressure in healthy subjects through activation of the respiratory pump. We studied the efficacy of respiratory maneuvers to reduce orthostatic hypotension in autonomic failure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of orthostatic fluid shifts with strain gauge plethysmography
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:369-74. 2007
    ..The gender differences in orthostatic pooling in the calf may be explained by a higher calf compliance in men together with a greater hydrostatic pressure due to a greater height in men...
  8. ncbi request reprint Syncope in migraine: the population-based CAMERA study
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Neurology 66:1034-7. 2006
    ..To examine the association between migraine and syncope-related autonomic nervous system (ANS) symptoms...
  9. pmc Are the orthostatic fluid shifts to the calves augmented in autonomic failure?
    Roland D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postal Zone J3 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 20:19-25. 2010
    ..In autonomic failure (AF), blood pressure (BP) falls upon standing which is commonly ascribed to defective vasoconstriction and excessive pooling. Observations on the amount of pooling in AF are contradictory...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Terms in use for transient loss of consciousness in the emergency ward; an inventory]
    R D Thijs
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie en Klinische Neurofysiologie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1625-30. 2005
    ..To investigate the terminology for transient loss of consciousness in use in a Dutch emergency ward and to compare it with European definitions...
  11. ncbi request reprint An unexpected cause of a recurrent cerebral hemorrhage
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neuropediatrics 36:324-7. 2005
    ..Although a cardiac tumor is a rare cause of a cerebral hemorrhage, a cardiac evaluation is recommended in pediatric patients with a cerebral hemorrhage of unknown etiology...
  12. pmc Stress induced hypotension in pure autonomic failure
    R D Thijs
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:552-3. 2006
    ..During a tilt table test, hyperventilation was shown to cause a significant fall of blood pressure. This suggests that emotional stress can induce hypotension, probably through hyperventilation, in subjects with autonomic failure...
  13. doi request reprint A guide to disorders causing transient loss of consciousness: focus on syncope
    J Gert van Dijk
    Department of Neurology, Section of Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Neurol 5:438-48. 2009
    ..The management of patients who experience TLOC requires the recognition of the defining features of each of the major groups, and cooperation between different clinical specialties...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unconscious confusion--a literature search for definitions of syncope and related disorders
    Roland D Thijs
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 15:35-9. 2005
    ..Imprecise definitions of syncope and related conditions appear common in the medical literature. To investigate the scope of the problem we systematically searched for definitions in high-ranking medical journals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Defining and classifying syncope
    Roland D Thijs
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 14:4-8. 2004
    ..Differences between syncope and other causes of TLOC such as epilepsy, and disorders mimicking TLOC are described. A pathophysiological classification of syncope is proposed...
  16. doi request reprint Prognosis of transient neurological attacks
    J Gert van Dijk
    JAMA 299:1771-2; author reply 1772-3. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint How do feelings cause faints?
    Roland D Thijs
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1942-4. 2008