G J Hengstman

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Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Sensorimotor axonal polyneuropathy without hepatic failure in erythropoietic protoporphyria
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 11:72-6. 2009
  2. ncbi Myositis specific autoantibodies: changing insights in pathophysiology and clinical associations
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Internal mail number 326, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:692-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Delayed cranial neuropathy after neurosurgery caused by herpes simplex virus reactivation: report of three cases
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Surg Neurol 64:67-9; discussion 69-70. 2005
  4. ncbi Treatment of dermatomyositis and polymyositis with anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha: long-term follow-up
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Center Nijmegen, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 52:61-3. 2004
  5. ncbi Auditory dysfunction in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurology 62:1446-8. 2004
  6. pmc Clinical characteristics of patients with myositis and autoantibodies to different fragments of the Mi-2 beta antigen
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, Internal Code 935, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:242-5. 2006
  7. ncbi [The anti-synthetase syndrome: muscle disease and multisystem disorder at the same time]
    G J Hengstman
    Neuromusculair Centrum Nijmegen, Instituut voor Neurologie, Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1485-9. 2003
  8. pmc Anti-signal recognition particle autoantibodies: marker of a necrotising myopathy
    G J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1635-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Successful treatment of dermatomyositis and polymyositis with anti-tumor-necrosis-factor-alpha: preliminary observations
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 50:10-5. 2003
  10. ncbi Neuromyelitis optica with clinical and histopathological involvement of the brain
    G J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Mult Scler 13:679-82. 2007

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Publications24

  1. ncbi Sensorimotor axonal polyneuropathy without hepatic failure in erythropoietic protoporphyria
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 11:72-6. 2009
    ..The presented case expands the forms of neurologic complications that can be seen in this specific form of porphyria...
  2. ncbi Myositis specific autoantibodies: changing insights in pathophysiology and clinical associations
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Internal mail number 326, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:692-9. 2004
    ..Several studies have shown that MSAs are associated with specific clinical characteristics and can aid our understanding of the pathophysiology of myositis...
  3. ncbi Delayed cranial neuropathy after neurosurgery caused by herpes simplex virus reactivation: report of three cases
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Surg Neurol 64:67-9; discussion 69-70. 2005
    ..Delayed cranial neuropathy is an uncommon complication of neurosurgical interventions of which the exact etiology is uncertain. Several authors have hypothesized that reactivation of herpesviruses may play a role...
  4. ncbi Treatment of dermatomyositis and polymyositis with anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha: long-term follow-up
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Center Nijmegen, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 52:61-3. 2004
  5. ncbi Auditory dysfunction in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurology 62:1446-8. 2004
  6. pmc Clinical characteristics of patients with myositis and autoantibodies to different fragments of the Mi-2 beta antigen
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, Internal Code 935, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:242-5. 2006
    ..To assess the clinical implications of autoantibodies directed against different parts of the Mi-2 beta autoantigen in patients with myositis...
  7. ncbi [The anti-synthetase syndrome: muscle disease and multisystem disorder at the same time]
    G J Hengstman
    Neuromusculair Centrum Nijmegen, Instituut voor Neurologie, Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1485-9. 2003
    ..The patients were treated with immunosuppressive therapy (azathioprine, prednisone, methotrexate) and recovered considerably...
  8. pmc Anti-signal recognition particle autoantibodies: marker of a necrotising myopathy
    G J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1635-8. 2006
    ..To elucidate the clinical importance of the anti-signal recognition particle (SRP) autoantibody in patients with myositis...
  9. ncbi Successful treatment of dermatomyositis and polymyositis with anti-tumor-necrosis-factor-alpha: preliminary observations
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 50:10-5. 2003
    ..These preliminary results suggest that anti-TNF-alpha treatment with infliximab is a safe and rapidly effective therapy for myositis...
  10. ncbi Neuromyelitis optica with clinical and histopathological involvement of the brain
    G J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Mult Scler 13:679-82. 2007
    ..This is the first case that clearly shows that in NMO, the histopathology of the brain lesions is identical to that of the lesions in the optic nerves and spinal cord...
  11. ncbi Open-label trial of anti-TNF-alpha in dermato- and polymyositis treated concomitantly with methotrexate
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 59:159-63. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of infliximab combined with weekly methotrexate in drug-naive recent-onset dermatomyositis and polymyositis...
  12. ncbi High specificity of myositis specific autoantibodies for myositis compared with other neuromuscular disorders
    G J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Dept of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 252:534-7. 2005
    ..None of the FSHD patients tested positive. We conclude that the tested MSAs are highly specific for myositis and that they are not merely associated with muscle inflammation...
  13. ncbi Myositis-specific autoantibodies: overview and recent developments
    G J Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:476-82. 2001
    ..In this review, an overview is given of the various MSAs, their biochemical background, their clinical usefulness, and the promises they hold for a better understanding of IIM...
  14. pmc Autoantibody profiles in the sera of European patients with myositis
    R Brouwer
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:116-23. 2001
    ..Furthermore, our data show that some sera may contain more than one type of MSA and confirm the strong association of anti-Ro52 with anti-Jo-1 reactivity...
  15. ncbi Polymyositis: an overdiagnosed entity
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neurology 63:402-3; author reply 403. 2004
  16. ncbi Concomitant dermatomyositis and myasthenia gravis presenting with respiratory insufficiency
    Bart P C van de Warrenburg
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center St Radboud, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 25:293-6. 2002
    ..The distinguishing clinical, electrophysiological, and biopsy findings are discussed. We suggest that an underlying immunoregulatory disorder was present, explaining the occurrence of three rare immune-mediated diseases in one patient...
  17. ncbi Muscle-fiber conduction velocity and electromyography as diagnostic tools in patients with suspected inflammatory myopathy: a prospective study
    Paul J Blijham
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 29:46-50. 2004
    ..We conclude that the utility of electrodiagnostic examination can be increased if EMG examination is combined with MFCV studies...
  18. pmc Autoantibodies directed to novel components of the PM/Scl complex, the human exosome
    Rick Brouwer
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Nijmegen, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res 4:134-8. 2002
    ..These results further support the conception that the autoimmune response may initially be directed to PM/Scl-100, whereas intermolecular epitope spreading may have caused the autoantibody response directed to the associated components...
  19. ncbi Needle electromyographic findings in 98 patients with myositis
    Paul J Blijham
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, Institute of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 55:183-8. 2006
    ..Little is known about the distribution of electromyographic (EMG) abnormalities in myositis even though this is relevant in daily practice...
  20. ncbi Advances in the immunopathophysiology of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: not as simple as suspected
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Department of Neurology, Maxima Medical Centre, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 9:280-5. 2007
    ..This article discusses the most important developments and their methodologic short-comings...
  21. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging criteria to differentiate inclusion body myositis from polymyositis
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    J Rheumatol 30:1892. 2003
  22. ncbi Persistent increased risk for thymoma in myasthenia gravis associated with myositis
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Muscle Nerve 34:251-2. 2006
  23. ncbi Bilateral ocular myositis as a late complication of dermatomyositis
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    J Rheumatol 32:2498; author reply 2499-500. 2005
  24. pmc Polymyositis, invasion of non-necrotic muscle fibres, and the art of repetition
    Gerald J D Hengstman
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
    BMJ 329:1464-7. 2004