J G van Dijk

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Pathophysiological basis of syncope and neurological conditions that mimic syncope
    J Gert van Dijk
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:345-56. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Needle electromyography at 1 month predicts paralysis of elbow flexion at 3 months in obstetric brachial plexus lesions
    J Gert van Dijk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:753-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Rules of conduct': some practical guidelines for testing motor-nerve conduction
    J G van Dijk
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Arch Physiol Biochem 108:229-47. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint EEG correlates in the spectrum of cognitive decline
    K van der Hiele
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1931-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint EEG and MRI correlates of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    K van der Hiele
    Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1322-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Basal ganglia volume is strongly related to P3 event-related potential in premanifest Huntington's disease
    C K Jurgens
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 18:1105-8. 2011
  8. pmc Deficient sustained attention to response task and P300 characteristics in early Huntington's disease
    E P Hart
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 259:1191-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Patients previously treated for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas have disturbed sleep characteristics, circadian movement rhythm, and subjective sleep quality
    N R Biermasz
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1524-32. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing central nervous system control following intercostal nerve transfer
    M J Malessy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 89:568-74. 1998

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Publications51

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Pathophysiological basis of syncope and neurological conditions that mimic syncope
    J Gert van Dijk
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:345-56. 2013
    ..The neurological signs and symptoms suggest different principles: a loss of normal cortical activity, abnormal cortical activity and activity due to disinhibition of brainstem activity...
  3. doi request reprint Needle electromyography at 1 month predicts paralysis of elbow flexion at 3 months in obstetric brachial plexus lesions
    J Gert van Dijk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:753-8. 2012
    ..We investigated whether EMG at 1 week or 1 month identifies infants with flexion paralysis at 3 months, allowing early referral...
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Rules of conduct': some practical guidelines for testing motor-nerve conduction
    J G van Dijk
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Arch Physiol Biochem 108:229-47. 2000
    ..The present article illustrates a variety of conditions on the basis of clinical data, and suggests how one can obtain the best results by observing a few simple rules...
  5. ncbi request reprint EEG correlates in the spectrum of cognitive decline
    K van der Hiele
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1931-9. 2007
    ..To investigate relations between EEG measures and performance on tests of global cognition, memory, language and executive functioning...
  6. ncbi request reprint EEG and MRI correlates of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    K van der Hiele
    Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1322-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether cognitive function in the spectrum of normal aging to Alzheimer's disease is better reflected in MRI or EEG measures, or a combination of both...
  7. doi request reprint Basal ganglia volume is strongly related to P3 event-related potential in premanifest Huntington's disease
    C K Jurgens
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 18:1105-8. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Deficient sustained attention to response task and P300 characteristics in early Huntington's disease
    E P Hart
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 259:1191-8. 2012
    ..They proved unable to resume the task directly after having made an error, and need more time to return to pre-error performance levels. No attentional control deficits were found for the premanifest HD group...
  9. doi request reprint Patients previously treated for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas have disturbed sleep characteristics, circadian movement rhythm, and subjective sleep quality
    N R Biermasz
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1524-32. 2011
    ..Because these complaints may be caused by disturbed nocturnal sleep, we evaluated objective sleep characteristics in patients treated for NFMA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing central nervous system control following intercostal nerve transfer
    M J Malessy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 89:568-74. 1998
    ..The goal of this study was to find which central nervous system (CNS) pathways are involved in volitional control over reinnervated biceps or pectoral muscles...
  11. doi request reprint Autonomic symptoms in patients and pre-manifest mutation carriers of Huntington's disease
    N A Aziz
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 17:1068-74. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed at delineating the characteristics and correlates of autonomic symptoms in HD...
  12. pmc Disturbed subjective sleep characteristics in adult patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes mellitus
    M van Dijk
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 54:1967-76. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess subjective sleep characteristics in patients with type 1 diabetes, to relate sleep characteristics to long-term glycaemic control and to assess possible risk factors for impaired sleep...
  13. ncbi request reprint What is the best way to assess focal slowing of the ulnar nerve?
    J G van Dijk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The, Leiden, Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:286-93. 2001
    ..Using a short AE length will increase effects of the measurement error (ME), and using a long distance will 'dilute' the slowing due to the focal lesion; it is not known which length is optimal to detect focal slowing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of startle and laughter in cataplectic subjects: a neurophysiological study between attacks
    G J Lammers
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The, Leiden, Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1276-81. 2000
    ..Unfortunately, it is difficult to induce cataplexy during consultation. In this study we tried to assess presumed subclinical expressions of cataplexy using neurophysiological tests...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are automatic postural responses in patients with Parkinson's disease abnormal due to their stooped posture?
    B R Bloem
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 124:481-8. 1999
    ..Other postural abnormalities (most notably the increased ML responses and insufficient voluntary responses) did not appear in stooped controls and may contribute to balance impairment in Parkinson's disease...
  16. doi request reprint Manipulation of skin temperature improves nocturnal sleep in narcolepsy
    R Fronczek
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Department of Neurology K5Q, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1354-7. 2008
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that direct control of nocturnal skin temperature might be applied to improve the disturbed sleep of narcoleptic patients...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Repetitive nerve stimulation: effects of recording site and the nature of 'pseudofacilitation'
    J G van Dijk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The, Leiden, Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1411-9. 2000
    ..To describe changes in the waveform of the compound muscle action potential (CMAP) during repetitive nerve stimulation for various recording sites...
  19. ncbi request reprint A convenient method to reduce crosstalk in surface EMG. Cobb Award-winning article, 2001
    J P van Vugt
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:583-92. 2001
    ..Crosstalk in surface EMG can be reduced by the use of spatial filters. We compared a variety of spatial filters to establish the most effective and the least complex method to reduce crosstalk...
  20. doi request reprint Carotid body tumors are not associated with an increased risk for sleep-disordered breathing
    L T van Hulsteijn
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Sleep Breath 18:103-9. 2014
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular autonomic function tests in cluster headache
    J A van Vliet
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 26:329-31. 2006
    ..3 (SD 12.2) vs. 74.8 (SD 9.0), P = 0.04]. Autonomic dysfunction during a cluster period, but outside an attack, does not include systemic cardiovascular control...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gene dosage-dependent transmitter release changes at neuromuscular synapses of CACNA1A R192Q knockin mice are non-progressive and do not lead to morphological changes or muscle weakness
    S Kaja
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neuroscience 135:81-95. 2005
    ..1 channels and show that the resulting altered neurotransmitter release is not associated with morphological changes at the NMJ or muscle weakness, not even in the longer term...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is stress a trigger factor for migraine?
    G G Schoonman
    Department of Neurology K5 Q, Leiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:532-8. 2007
    ..Although mental stress is commonly considered to be an important trigger factor for migraine, experimental evidence for this belief is yet lacking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Repetitive CMAPs: mechanisms of neural and synaptic genesis
    J G van Dijk
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 19:1127-33. 1996
    ..Impulse frequency in the patient lied close to the threshold of refractoriness. Refractoriness of the synapse-muscle cell assembly determines the characteristics of R-CMAPs regardless of the primary cause...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interobserver variation in the interpretation of SSEPs in anoxic-ischaemic coma
    E G J Zandbergen
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, and Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1529-35. 2006
    ..To study interobserver variation in the interpretation of median nerve SSEPs in patients with anoxic-ischaemic coma...
  27. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of premonitory symptoms in migraine: a questionnaire study in 461 patients
    G G Schoonman
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 26:1209-13. 2006
    ..In conclusion, premonitory symptoms are frequently reported by migraine patients. Sensitivity and specificity of premonitory symptoms for migraine need to be assessed using prospective methods...
  28. ncbi request reprint Narcolepsy: clinical features, new pathophysiologic insights, and future perspectives
    S Overeem
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neurophysiol 18:78-105. 2001
    ..Lastly, they discuss some future perspectives for research into the pathophysiology of sleep/wake disorders, and the potential impact of the established hypocretin deficiency on the diagnosis and treatment of narcolepsy...
  29. ncbi request reprint The multiple tasks test. Strategies in Parkinson's disease
    B R Bloem
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 137:478-86. 2001
    ..In addition, impaired motor learning may partially explain the higher error rate in PD. Future studies must determine if impaired MTT performance can predict actual falls in daily life...
  30. ncbi request reprint Memory activation enhances EEG abnormality in mild cognitive impairment
    K van der Hiele
    Department of Neurology J3R, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuropsychology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 28:85-90. 2007
    ..The word memory task showed a trend towards a similar effect (p=0.09). This study suggests that memory activation reveals EEG differences between MCI patients and controls while conventional EEG conditions do not...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical aspects of multifocal or generalized tonic dystonia in reflex sympathetic dystrophy
    J J van Hilten
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Neurology 56:1762-5. 2001
    ..Antibody titers for glutamic acid decarboxylase, tetanus, and Sjögren antigens were all normal...
  32. ncbi request reprint Obstetric lesions of the brachial plexus
    J G van Dijk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 24:1451-61. 2001
    ..Further research into the pathophysiology of obstetric lesions of the brachial plexus is needed to improve prognostication...
  33. ncbi request reprint Single-fiber EMG in familial hemiplegic migraine
    G M Terwindt
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 63:1942-3. 2004
    ..Mean jitter did not differ significantly between patients and control subjects or among patients. No blocking was found. The results suggest that neuromuscular function is normal in FHM...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impaired antagonist inhibition may contribute to akinesia and bradykinesia in Huntington's disease
    J P P van Vugt
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:295-305. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that besides impaired agonist facilitation, impaired antagonist inhibition also contributes to delayed initiation (akinesia) and slow execution (bradykinesia) of voluntary movements in Huntington's disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and feasibility of neurophysiological assessment of the sensory trigeminal system for future application to paroxysmal headaches
    J A van Vliet
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 22:474-81. 2002
    ..Duration, amplitude and area parameters of the BR responses were less appropriate for longitudinal studies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impairment of trigeminal sensory pathways in cluster headache
    J A van Vliet
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 23:414-9. 2003
    ..This seems primarily due of changes within the higher cerebral regions of the system...
  37. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in the Netherlands
    P W Wirtz
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 63:397-8. 2004
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Recognising F-response interference as a source of increased jitter in stimulated single fibre EMG
    P J Blijham
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:388-91. 2006
    ..To determine the source of an abnormal pattern of latency shifts leading to falsely high jitters in single fibre electromyography (SFEMG)...
  41. pmc Corticospinal transmission to leg motoneurones in human subjects with deficient glycinergic inhibition
    J B Nielsen
    Division of Neurophysiology, Department of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Physiol 544:631-40. 2002
    ..We propose that such mechanisms may compensate for the lack of glycinergic reciprocal inhibition in the hyperekplectic patients and explain why voluntary movements are not more severely affected...
  42. ncbi request reprint Visual evoked potentials and background EEG activity in migraine
    J G van Dijk
    Dept. of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Headache 31:392-5. 1991
    ..We conclude that EEG background activity during the VEP does not distinguish reliably between migraineurs and controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hyperekplexia-like syndromes without mutations in the GLRA1 gene
    M N Vergouwe
    MGC Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 99:172-8. 1997
    ..The involvement of other genes encoding subunits of the functional glycine receptor complex has not been excluded...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Initial diagnostic strategy in the case of transient losses of consciousness: the importance of the medical history]
    W Wieling
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:849-54. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological tests and neuroimaging procedures in non-acute headache: guidelines and recommendations
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 11:217-24. 2004
    ..Although many of the examinations described are of little or no value in the clinical setting, most of the tools have a vast potential for further exploring the pathophysiology of headaches and the effects of pharmacological treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Narcolepsy: a new perspective on diagnosis and treatment]
    R Fronczek
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie en Klinische Neurofysiologie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:856-61. 2007
    ..Various treatment options are available, including psychostimulants and gamma hydroxybuterate...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation in autonomic failure
    R D Thijs
    Int J Clin Pract 61:695; author reply 695-6. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin and the pathophysiology of obstetric brachial plexus lesions
    J G van Dijk
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:318; author reply 318-9. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of history taking in reflex syncope
    N Colman
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Room F4 221, Academic Medical Centre, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 14:37-44. 2004
    ..However, a prospective study of the value of the medical history for the diagnosis of syncope with long-term follow-up has not been performed...
  50. ncbi request reprint [The clinical diagnosis 'wound botulism' in an injecting drug addict]
    J J Verschuuren
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1985-6; author reply 1986. 2003
  51. pmc High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the motor cortex: No diagnostic value for narcolepsy/cataplexy
    S Overeem
    J Neurol 254:1459-61. 2007