Tryfon Vainas

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Chlamydia pneumoniae serology is associated with thrombosis-related but not with plaque-related microembolization during carotid endarterectomy
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Stroke 33:1249-54. 2002
  2. ncbi Serum C-reactive protein level is associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm size and may be produced by aneurysmal tissue
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Maastricht and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1103-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Chlamydia pneumoniae serology: comparing a commercial enzyme immunoassay and microimmunofluorescence test in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Tryfon Vainas
    Departments of Surgery, and Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    APMIS 111:363-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Synergistic effect of Toll-like receptor 4 and CD14 polymorphisms on the total atherosclerosis burden in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 44:326-32. 2006
  5. ncbi Secondary prevention of atherosclerosis through chlamydia pneumoniae eradication (SPACE Trial): a randomised clinical trial in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    T Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:403-11. 2005
  6. ncbi C-reactive protein in peripheral arterial disease: relation to severity of the disease and to future cardiovascular events
    Tryfon Vainas
    Dept of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 42:243-51. 2005
  7. ncbi Infection and atherosclerosis. An alternative view on an outdated hypothesis
    Frank R Stassen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Maastricht Infection Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacol Rep 60:85-92. 2008
  8. ncbi Does glutamine-enriched parenteral nutrition really affect intestinal morphology and gut permeability?
    Karel W E Hulsewé
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 23:1217-25. 2004
  9. ncbi Spatio-temporal curvature pattern of the caudal body axis for non-mutant and curly tail mouse embryos during the period of caudal neural tube closure
    M C Peeters
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 195:259-66. 1997
  10. ncbi Exploring the role of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cardiovascular disease: a narrative review
    T Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Drugs Today (Barc) 45:165-72. 2009

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Chlamydia pneumoniae serology is associated with thrombosis-related but not with plaque-related microembolization during carotid endarterectomy
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Stroke 33:1249-54. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi Serum C-reactive protein level is associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm size and may be produced by aneurysmal tissue
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Maastricht and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1103-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, we evaluated a possible association between serum CRP and aneurysm dimension in patients with asymptomatic AAA. Furthermore, the possibility of CRP production by aneurysmal tissue has been examined...
  3. ncbi Chlamydia pneumoniae serology: comparing a commercial enzyme immunoassay and microimmunofluorescence test in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Tryfon Vainas
    Departments of Surgery, and Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Institute of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    APMIS 111:363-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, the EIA is a practical alternative to the MIF in the detection of C. pneumoniae antibodies in patients with cardiovascular disease, bearing in mind that the sensitivity of the EIA depends on the antibody titer...
  4. ncbi Synergistic effect of Toll-like receptor 4 and CD14 polymorphisms on the total atherosclerosis burden in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tryfon Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 44:326-32. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Secondary prevention of atherosclerosis through chlamydia pneumoniae eradication (SPACE Trial): a randomised clinical trial in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    T Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:403-11. 2005
    ..Our aim was to study the effect of a short course of azithromycin on the incidence of cardiovascular events and peripheral vascular function in patients with stable peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  6. ncbi C-reactive protein in peripheral arterial disease: relation to severity of the disease and to future cardiovascular events
    Tryfon Vainas
    Dept of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 42:243-51. 2005
    ..Hypothesizing that CRP not only is a marker of but also actively participates in atherogenesis, we explored the possibility of CRP production by femoral atherosclerotic plaques...
  7. ncbi Infection and atherosclerosis. An alternative view on an outdated hypothesis
    Frank R Stassen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Maastricht Infection Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacol Rep 60:85-92. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi Does glutamine-enriched parenteral nutrition really affect intestinal morphology and gut permeability?
    Karel W E Hulsewé
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 23:1217-25. 2004
    ..Nutritional depletion has been related to low glutamine levels in plasma and gut mucosa. This study was set up to investigate the effects of glutamine-enriched total parenteral nutrition on intestinal morphology and permeability...
  9. ncbi Spatio-temporal curvature pattern of the caudal body axis for non-mutant and curly tail mouse embryos during the period of caudal neural tube closure
    M C Peeters
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 195:259-66. 1997
    ..The aberrant spatio-temporal curvature pattern in the curly tail mouse embryo indicates that both the rate of curvature and the axial level of unbending are important for a correct PNP closure...
  10. ncbi Exploring the role of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cardiovascular disease: a narrative review
    T Vainas
    Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Drugs Today (Barc) 45:165-72. 2009
    ..The present narrative review evaluates the role of C. pneumoniae infections in the development of cardiovascular disease...
  11. ncbi Detection of cell-cycle regulators in failed arteriovenous fistulas for haemodialysis
    Rick de Graaf
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:814-8. 2003
    ..cdk activity is negatively modulated by the interaction with cdk inhibitory proteins, such as p21(Waf1) and p27(Kip1). Little is known about the expression of these proteins in the development of intimal hyperplasia in AVFs...
  12. ncbi Systemic dilation diathesis in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms: a role for matrix metalloproteinase-9?
    L W van Laake
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:371-7. 2005
    ....