Ingemar S J Merkies

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc NaV1.7: stress-induced changes in immunoreactivity within magnocellular neurosecretory neurons of the supraoptic nucleus
    Joel A Black
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Mol Pain 9:39. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fatigue in immune-mediated neuropathies
    Ingemar S J Merkies
    Department of Neurology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Neuromuscul Disord 22:S203-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Small fibers, large impact: Quality of life in small-fiber neuropathy
    Mayienne Bakkers
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 49:329-36. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Revised normative values for grip strength with the Jamar dynamometer
    Martine J H Peters
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 16:47-50. 2011
  5. pmc Gain-of-function Nav1.8 mutations in painful neuropathy
    Catharina G Faber
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Maastricht, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:19444-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 16:24-9. 2011
  7. pmc Structural and functional cardiac changes in myotonic dystrophy type 1: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, Maastricht, AZ, 6202, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:48. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Fatigue and daytime sleepiness scale in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 47:89-95. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of small-fiber neuropathy: a survey in the Netherlands
    Martine J H Peters
    From the Department of Neurology M J H P, M B, I S J M, J G J H, E P M v R, C G F, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht and Department of Neurology I S J M, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Neurology 81:1356-60. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures in peripheral neuropathies: requirements through statements
    Ingemar S J Merkies
    Department of Neurology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:556-63. 2012

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Publications16

  1. pmc NaV1.7: stress-induced changes in immunoreactivity within magnocellular neurosecretory neurons of the supraoptic nucleus
    Joel A Black
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Mol Pain 9:39. 2013
    ..The two sodium channels previously studied within the rat hypothalamic supraoptic nucleus, NaV1.2 and NaV1.6, display up-regulated expression in response to osmotic stress...
  2. doi request reprint Fatigue in immune-mediated neuropathies
    Ingemar S J Merkies
    Department of Neurology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Neuromuscul Disord 22:S203-7. 2012
    ..Aspects like the degree of known fatigue in these disorders, its impact on daily functioning and quality of life, the suggested underlying mechanisms, and possible therapeutic interventions for fatigue will be addressed in this review...
  3. ncbi request reprint Small fibers, large impact: Quality of life in small-fiber neuropathy
    Mayienne Bakkers
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 49:329-36. 2014
    ..Conclusions: SFN leads to a reduction in overall QOL. The presence of pain and some autonomic symptoms explained only a small portion of the findings. Muscle Nerve 49:329-336, 2014. ..
  4. doi request reprint Revised normative values for grip strength with the Jamar dynamometer
    Martine J H Peters
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 16:47-50. 2011
    ..Hand dominance had no influence. Other personal factors only minimally influenced final values. This study provides revised normative GS values for the Jamar dynamometer...
  5. pmc Gain-of-function Nav1.8 mutations in painful neuropathy
    Catharina G Faber
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Maastricht, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:19444-9. 2012
    ..8 mutations enhance the channel's response to depolarization and produce hyperexcitability in DRG neurons. These observations suggest that mutations of Na(v)1.8 contribute to painful peripheral neuropathy...
  6. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 16:24-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, peripheral nerve involvement may be one of the multisystemic manifestations of DM1, but is usually subclinical. Other causes should be excluded when sensory symptoms or signs are severe...
  7. pmc Structural and functional cardiac changes in myotonic dystrophy type 1: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, Maastricht, AZ, 6202, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:48. 2012
    ..Considering the importance of cardiomyopathy as a predictor of prognosis, we aimed to systematically evaluate and describe structural and functional cardiac alterations in patients with MD1...
  8. doi request reprint Fatigue and daytime sleepiness scale in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 47:89-95. 2013
    ..Fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness are frequent complaints in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) that often overlap. We aimed to construct a combined fatigue and daytime sleepiness rating scale for DM1 using the Rasch measurement model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of small-fiber neuropathy: a survey in the Netherlands
    Martine J H Peters
    From the Department of Neurology M J H P, M B, I S J M, J G J H, E P M v R, C G F, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht and Department of Neurology I S J M, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Neurology 81:1356-60. 2013
    ..To determine the minimum incidence and minimum prevalence rates of small-fiber neuropathy (SFN) in a well-defined region in the southern part of the Netherlands...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures in peripheral neuropathies: requirements through statements
    Ingemar S J Merkies
    Department of Neurology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:556-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to inform and educate clinicians through statements about the most important clinimetric requirements for outcome measures in peripheral neuropathies...
  11. doi request reprint Understanding the consequences of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy from impairments to activity and participation restrictions and reduced quality of life: the ICE study
    Ingemar S J Merkies
    Department of Neurology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 15:208-15. 2010
    ..24) was explained by impairment and activity and participation measures. Future studies are required to elucidate the impact of CIDP on disability and QoL changes, because the obtained correlations provide only partial explanation...
  12. doi request reprint Rasch-built myotonic dystrophy type 1 activity and participation scale (DM1-Activ)
    Mieke C E Hermans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuromuscul Disord 20:310-8. 2010
    ..DM1-Activ is a practical, reliable and valid outcome measure that fulfils all clinimetric requirements. Further evaluation of this scale is needed to provide a nomogram for clinical use...
  13. doi request reprint Gain of function Naν1.7 mutations in idiopathic small fiber neuropathy
    Catharina G Faber
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Neurol 71:26-39. 2012
    ..7, which is preferentially expressed in small diameter peripheral axons...
  14. doi request reprint Improving fatigue assessment in immune-mediated neuropathies: the modified Rasch-built fatigue severity scale
    Sonja I van Nes
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 14:268-78. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a 7-item linearly weighted Rasch-built modified FSS is presented for more proper assessment of fatigue in future studies in patients with immune-mediated neuropathies...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Neurological symptoms following lightening strike]
    Rianne C van Spijker
    Spaarne Ziekenhuis, afd Neurologie, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A774. 2009
    ..After excluding other possible causes, the patient was diagnosed with 'polyneuropathy due to lightning strike'. Gabapentine had a favourable effect on the sensory symptoms. Lightening strikes are a rare cause of polyneuropathy...
  16. doi request reprint Outcome measures in immune-mediated neuropathies: the need to standardize their use and to understand the clinimetric essentials
    Sonja I van Nes
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 13:136-47. 2008
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