K Flobbe

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The additional diagnostic value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of breast cancer
    Karin Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 163:1194-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs and effects of ultrasonography in the evaluation of palpable breast masses
    Karin Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:440-8. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of breast technologists in reading mammograms in a clinical patient population
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pract 64:442-50. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Association between guideline adherence and clinical outcome for patients referred for diagnostic breast imaging
    L D B Vercauteren
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:503-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Pre-reading mammograms by specialised breast technologists: legal implications for technologist and radiologist in The Netherlands
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Eur J Health Law 16:271-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of radiological breast imaging in a non-screening population
    K Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 92:616-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of radiographers in mammogram interpretation: a systematic review
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Breast 17:85-90. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer. a systematic review
    K Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:1044-50. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of computed tomographic angiography and magnetic resonance angiography for diagnosing renal artery stenosis
    G Boudewijn C Vasbinder
    Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 141:674-82; discussion 682. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of a prediction rule for renal artery stenosis
    Pieta Krijnen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1583-8. 2005

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The additional diagnostic value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of breast cancer
    Karin Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 163:1194-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed the diagnostic value of US as an adjunct to mammography (MAM) and a clinical examination (CE) in the diagnosis of breast cancer and the feasibility of selecting subgroups of patients who benefit the most...
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs and effects of ultrasonography in the evaluation of palpable breast masses
    Karin Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:440-8. 2004
    ..To study the costs and effects of incorporating ultrasonography in the triple assessment of palpable breast masses...
  3. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of breast technologists in reading mammograms in a clinical patient population
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pract 64:442-50. 2010
    ..In the setting of an increasing workload for radiologists, this study focuses on the feasibility of skill mixing in breast imaging in a hospital radiology department...
  4. doi request reprint Association between guideline adherence and clinical outcome for patients referred for diagnostic breast imaging
    L D B Vercauteren
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:503-8. 2010
    ..Furthermore, consequences of current practice non-adherence for the patient outcome of diagnostic breast imaging were studied...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pre-reading mammograms by specialised breast technologists: legal implications for technologist and radiologist in The Netherlands
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Eur J Health Law 16:271-9. 2009
    ..For a wide implementation, pre-reading should be well-embedded in legal rules and should answer the professional standard of care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of radiological breast imaging in a non-screening population
    K Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 92:616-8. 2001
    ..007). Radiological imaging tests have a large diagnostic value in the detection of breast cancer in addition to palpation and age. A sensitivity close to 100% could be reached...
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of radiographers in mammogram interpretation: a systematic review
    F J H M van den Biggelaar
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Breast 17:85-90. 2008
    ..This indicates a need for a well-designed diagnostic study using an adequate gold standard, in order to evaluate the feasibility of deploying radiographers in the interpretation of diagnostic mammograms in a clinical setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer. a systematic review
    K Flobbe
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:1044-50. 2002
    ..The heterogeneity in the diagnostic performance in these studies may be explained by the methods of patient selection and ultrasonography interpretation, as well as by their poor quality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of computed tomographic angiography and magnetic resonance angiography for diagnosing renal artery stenosis
    G Boudewijn C Vasbinder
    Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 141:674-82; discussion 682. 2004
    ..Timely, accurate detection of renal artery stenosis is important because this disorder may be a potentially curable cause of hypertension and renal impairment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of a prediction rule for renal artery stenosis
    Pieta Krijnen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1583-8. 2005
    ..This rule should be validated before it can be used reliably to select hypertensive patients for renal angiography. We determined the validity of the prediction rule in recent patients and in other settings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity and systemic and renovascular atherosclerotic disease
    Andre J A M van der Ven
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 162:786-90. 2002
    ..Patients with hypertension may be vulnerable to vascular Chlamydia pneumoniae and/or cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection because of increased expression of adhesion molecules...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of generic and disease-specific questionnaires for the assessment of quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Marianne de Vries
    Department of Radiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 41:261-8. 2005
    ..This study compared the ability of generic and disease-specific questionnaires to assess quality of life (QOL) at baseline and to detect change in QOL after treatment in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease: clinical and cost comparisons between duplex US and contrast-enhanced MR angiography--a multicenter randomized trial
    Marianne de Vries
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University MC, P Debyeplein 25, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Radiology 240:401-10. 2006
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