Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers

Summary

Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging of infectious diseases using [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose PET
    C P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radbound University Nijmejen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 52:17-29. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic approach to fever of unknown origin]
    C P Bleeker-Rovers
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Algemeen Interne Geneeskunde, Huispost 463, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:869-73. 2008
  3. pmc Localizing chronic Q fever: a challenging query
    Dennis G Barten
    Radboud Expertise Centre for Q fever, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:413. 2013
  4. pmc Nuclear medicine imaging of infection in cancer patients (with emphasis on FDG-PET)
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 16:980-91. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Fever of unknown origin
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Semin Nucl Med 39:81-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint 99mTc-labeled interleukin 8 for the scintigraphic detection of infection and inflammation: first clinical evaluation
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:337-43. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study on fever of unknown origin: the yield of a structured diagnostic protocol
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:26-38. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective multi-centre study of the value of FDG-PET as part of a structured diagnostic protocol in patients with fever of unknown origin
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:694-703. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG PET in detecting metastatic infectious disease
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:2014-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Metastatic infectious disease and clinical outcome in Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species bacteremia
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:86-94. 2012

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging of infectious diseases using [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose PET
    C P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radbound University Nijmejen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 52:17-29. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic approach to fever of unknown origin]
    C P Bleeker-Rovers
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Algemeen Interne Geneeskunde, Huispost 463, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:869-73. 2008
    ..Most patients in whom no diagnosis can be made, have a good prognosis. Supportive treatment with NSAIDs can be helpful. Only if patients deteriorate, should other therapeutic trials be considered...
  3. pmc Localizing chronic Q fever: a challenging query
    Dennis G Barten
    Radboud Expertise Centre for Q fever, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:413. 2013
    ..We investigated whether 18F-FDG PET/CT and echocardiography were able to detect the localization of infection. Also, the utility of the modified Duke criteria was assessed...
  4. pmc Nuclear medicine imaging of infection in cancer patients (with emphasis on FDG-PET)
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 16:980-91. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Fever of unknown origin
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Semin Nucl Med 39:81-7. 2009
    ..Because of favorable characteristics of FDG-PET, conventional scintigraphic techniques may be replaced by FDG-PET in institutions in which PET is available...
  6. ncbi request reprint 99mTc-labeled interleukin 8 for the scintigraphic detection of infection and inflammation: first clinical evaluation
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:337-43. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate the safety of IL-8 in humans and to assess the value of (99m)Tc-IL-8 scintigraphy in patients with suspected localized infections...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study on fever of unknown origin: the yield of a structured diagnostic protocol
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:26-38. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective multi-centre study of the value of FDG-PET as part of a structured diagnostic protocol in patients with fever of unknown origin
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:694-703. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the use of FDG-PET as part of a structured diagnostic protocol in the general patient population with FUO...
  9. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG PET in detecting metastatic infectious disease
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:2014-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the value of 18F-FDG PET in detecting infectious foci in patients at high risk of metastatic complications...
  10. doi request reprint Metastatic infectious disease and clinical outcome in Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species bacteremia
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:86-94. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET/CT for detection of metastatic infection in gram-positive bacteremia
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 51:1234-40. 2010
    ..The diagnosis of metastatic infectious foci is difficult because localizing symptoms are often absent. We investigated whether (18)F-FDG PET/CT was able to detect such foci and whether detection influenced clinical outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Imaging of inflammation by PET, conventional scintigraphy, and other imaging techniques
    Martin Gotthardt
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 51:1937-49. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of FDG PET in patients with fever of unknown origin and patients suspected of focal infection or inflammation
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:29-37. 2004
    ..However, to assess the additional diagnostic value of this technique, prospective studies of FDG PET as part of a structured diagnostic protocol are warranted...
  14. pmc 18F-FDG PET/CT for diagnosing infectious complications in patients with severe neutropenia after intensive chemotherapy for haematological malignancy or stem cell transplantation
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:120-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate whether (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT can be used to detect inflammatory foci in neutropenic patients with elevated CRP and whether it helps to direct treatment...
  15. pmc F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography combined with CT in critically ill patients with suspected infection
    Koen S Simons
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine 632, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 36:504-11. 2010
    ..To assess the value of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) combined with CT in critically ill patients suspected of having an infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint 99mTc-labeled interleukin-8 for scintigraphic detection of pulmonary infections
    Huub J J M Rennen
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chest 126:1954-61. 2004
    ..Previously we showed that (99m)Tc-labeled IL-8 is highly suitable for scintigraphic imaging in rabbit models of IM infection and of colitis...
  17. ncbi request reprint F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for visualization of lipodystrophy in HIV-infected patients
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    AIDS 18:2430-2. 2004
  18. doi request reprint The value of 18F-FDG PET/CT in diagnosing infectious endocarditis
    Ilse J E Kouijzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1102-7. 2013
    ..Here we investigated the utility of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) to diagnose infectious endocarditis in patients with gram-positive bacteraemia...
  19. pmc The Qure study: Q fever fatigue syndrome--response to treatment; a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Stephan P Keijmel
    Radboud Expertise Centre for Q fever, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:157. 2013
    ..Therefore, we designed a trial to assess the efficacy of long-term treatment with the tetracycline doxycycline and CBT in patients with QFS...
  20. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG PET reduces unnecessary hemithyroidectomies for thyroid nodules with inconclusive cytologic results
    Lioe Fee de Geus-Oei
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 47:770-5. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the potential of (18)F-FDG PET to reduce the number of unnecessary hemithyroidectomies in the preoperative assessment of thyroid nodules with inconclusive FNAB results...
  21. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of routine (18)F-FDG PET/CT in high-risk patients with gram-positive bacteremia
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 52:1673-8. 2011
    ..Here, we present a cost-effectiveness analysis associated with introduction of (18)F-FDG PET/CT for patients with gram-positive bacteremia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of renal and hepatic cyst infections by 18-F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:E18-21. 2003
    ..18-F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), therefore, represents a promising agent for detection of cyst infections using positron emission tomography (PET)...
  23. doi request reprint Combination of biomarkers for the discrimination between bacterial and viral lower respiratory tract infections
    Jaap Ten Oever
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Infect 65:490-5. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the diagnosis and follow-up of three patients with vasculitis
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 116:50-3. 2004
  25. doi request reprint Treatment of candidiasis: insights from host genetics
    Corine E Delsing
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen MedicalCenter, P O Box 9101, 6500HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:947-56. 2012
    ..In this article, the authors review the genetic variations in the host defense to Candida and their implications for the treatment of mucosal and systemic candidiasis...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Persistent fatigue following Q fever]
    Stephan P Keijmel
    UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen, afd Algemeen Interne Geneeskunde, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5258. 2012
    ..The objective of the recently published national guideline ‘Q fever fatigue syndrome (QFS)' is to achieve uniformity in its diagnosis and treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Imaging of inflammation by PET, conventional scintigraphy, and other imaging techniques
    Martin Gotthardt
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med Technol 41:157-69. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The role of nurses in the recognition and treatment of patients with sepsis in the emergency department: a prospective before-and-after intervention study
    Mirjam Tromp
    Nijmegen Institute for Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity N4i, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1464-73. 2010
    ..Although the SSC supplies tools to measure and improve the quality of care for patients with sepsis, effective implementation remains troublesome and no recommendations concerning the role of nurses are given...
  29. doi request reprint PET and SPECT in osteomyelitis and prosthetic bone and joint infections: a systematic review
    Wouter van der Bruggen
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Semin Nucl Med 40:3-15. 2010
    ..To review the literature on diagnostic accuracy and clinical value of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) for imaging of bone and joint infections...
  30. doi request reprint FDG-PET in fever of unknown origin
    Ilse J E Kouijzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Semin Nucl Med 43:333-9. 2013
    ..With FDG-PET/CT becoming widely available, FDG-PET/CT should be a routine procedure in the workup of FUO. ..
  31. doi request reprint The use of FDG-PET/CT in patients with febrile neutropenia
    Fidel J Vos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Semin Nucl Med 43:340-8. 2013
    ..However, larger prospective studies are needed before FDG-PET/CT would be embedded in diagnostic guidelines in patients with febrile neutropenia. ..
  32. doi request reprint Q fever: still more queries than answers
    Corine E Delsing
    Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Adv Exp Med Biol 719:133-43. 2011
    ..Doxycycline is the treatment of choice for acute infection. An alternative for young children and pregnant women is cotrimoxazole. Chronic infection requires long term treatment usually with doxycycline combined with hydroxychloroquine...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin: prospective comparison of diagnostic value of (18)F-FDG PET and (111)In-granulocyte scintigraphy
    Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:1342-3; author reply 1344. 2004