L H Visser

Summary

Affiliation: St. Elisabeth Hospital
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Short-segment nerve conduction studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 31:331-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy: clinical features, risk factors and prognosis
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 13:1203-12. 2006
  3. pmc Treatment of the sacroiliac joint in patients with leg pain: a randomized-controlled trial
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:2310-7. 2013
  4. doi Diagnostic value of high-resolution sonography in common fibular neuropathy at the fibular head
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000, LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 48:171-8. 2013
  5. pmc Sciatica-like symptoms and the sacroiliac joint: clinical features and differential diagnosis
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1657-64. 2013
  6. doi Morphological changes of the epineurium in leprosy: a new finding detected by high-resolution sonography
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 46:38-41. 2012
  7. doi Long term effect of local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: a relation with electrodiagnostic severity
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:838-41. 2012
  8. doi Extra- and transcranial echo colour Doppler in the diagnosis of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    P J van den Berg
    Department of Neurology, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Phlebology 27:107-13. 2012
  9. ncbi High-resolution sonography of the common peroneal nerve: detection of intraneural ganglia
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neurology 67:1473-5. 2006
  10. doi Reasons patients give to use or not to use immunomodulating agents for multiple sclerosis
    L H Visser
    Departments of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg Dutch National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Maassluis, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 18:1343-9. 2011

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Publications37

  1. ncbi Short-segment nerve conduction studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 31:331-8. 2005
    ..We recommend its use in all patients in whom UNE is suspected...
  2. ncbi Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy: clinical features, risk factors and prognosis
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 13:1203-12. 2006
    ..The majority of survivors with CIPNM have persistent functional disabilities and a reduced quality of life. There is need for new therapeutic strategies to prevent or minimize CIPNM in critically ill patients...
  3. pmc Treatment of the sacroiliac joint in patients with leg pain: a randomized-controlled trial
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:2310-7. 2013
    ..The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) may be a cause of sciatica. The aim of this study was to assess which treatment is successful for SIJ-related back and leg pain...
  4. doi Diagnostic value of high-resolution sonography in common fibular neuropathy at the fibular head
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000, LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 48:171-8. 2013
    ..In 30% of patients with common fibular (CF) neuropathy at the fibular head, reliable localization of the site of the lesion by means of electrodiagnostic testing is challenging...
  5. pmc Sciatica-like symptoms and the sacroiliac joint: clinical features and differential diagnosis
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1657-64. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Morphological changes of the epineurium in leprosy: a new finding detected by high-resolution sonography
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 46:38-41. 2012
    ..From histopathological studies of peripheral nerves in leprosy, it is known that the epineurium can be thickened. We measured the epineurial thickness of the ulnar nerve by high resolution sonography (HRUS)...
  7. doi Long term effect of local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: a relation with electrodiagnostic severity
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:838-41. 2012
    ..The long term effect of a local corticosteroid injection is not known yet. The aims of the study were to assess the long term effect of a local corticosteroid injection and the rognostic factors...
  8. doi Extra- and transcranial echo colour Doppler in the diagnosis of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    P J van den Berg
    Department of Neurology, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Phlebology 27:107-13. 2012
    ..One explanation for the variety in interpretation of the individual CCSVI criteria, with the wide-ranging percentages CCSVI, could be the different methods by using ECD to determine various criteria...
  9. ncbi High-resolution sonography of the common peroneal nerve: detection of intraneural ganglia
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neurology 67:1473-5. 2006
    ..High-resolution sonography should be considered in patients with nontraumatic peroneal palsy...
  10. doi Reasons patients give to use or not to use immunomodulating agents for multiple sclerosis
    L H Visser
    Departments of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg Dutch National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Maassluis, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 18:1343-9. 2011
    ..Variations in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) occur. This study was performed to obtain insight into the reasons why patients with MS use or do not use immunomodulating treatment (DMT)...
  11. ncbi High-resolution sonography versus EMG in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:63-7. 2008
    ..Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common entrapment neuropathy. Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG) is used to confirm the diagnosis. It is not known what the diagnostic accuracy of high-resolution sonography is in comparison to EMG...
  12. ncbi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of i.v. immune globulins in combination with i.v. methylprednisolone in the treatment of relapses in patients with MS
    L H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Mult Scler 10:89-91. 2004
    ..We compared the efficacy of the combination of intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIg) and IVMP with the standard treatment of IVMP alone in promoting recovery from moderate to severe acute relapses in MS...
  13. doi High-resolution sonography of the superficial radial nerve with two case reports
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 39:392-5. 2009
    ..High-resolution sonography can be useful to assess the underlying cause of superficial radial nerve pathology...
  14. doi Pain in Guillain-Barre syndrome: a long-term follow-up study
    L Ruts
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Room BA 450, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 75:1439-47. 2010
    ..Pain in Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) may be pronounced and is often overlooked...
  15. ncbi Ultrasonography shows extensive nerve enlargements in multifocal motor neuropathy
    R Beekman
    Department of Neurology, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurology 65:305-7. 2005
    ..Sonography and electrophysiologic studies showed more abnormalities than expected on purely clinical grounds. Moreover, sonography revealed nerve enlargement without clinical or electrophysiologic abnormalities...
  16. ncbi Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy (CIPNM): evidence for local immune activation by cytokine-expression in the muscle tissue
    M A de Letter
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Neuroimmunol 106:206-13. 2000
    ..We propose that the local balance of leukocyte activities is of importance in the pathophysiology of muscle weakness in CIPNM...
  17. doi Multifocal enlargement and increased vascularization of peripheral nerves detected by sonography in CIDP: a pilot study
    H S Goedee
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:154-9. 2014
    ..Detection of nerve enlargement in polyneuropathies by sonography is a new research area. No systematic investigation has been done yet in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). Therefore we investigated this in CIDP...
  18. ncbi Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: follow-up and prognostic factors determining outcome
    R Beekman
    Department of Neurology, Atrium Medical Center, PO Box 4446, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Neurology 63:1675-80. 2004
    ..To determine the outcome in patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) treated surgically or conservatively, and the prognostic value of clinical, sonographic, and electrophysiologic features...
  19. ncbi Distinguishing acute-onset CIDP from fluctuating Guillain-Barre syndrome: a prospective study
    L Ruts
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 74:1680-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to provide criteria that can help to distinguish between GBS-TRF and A-CIDP in the early phase of disease...
  20. ncbi Diagnostic value of high-resolution sonography in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    R Beekman
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, TweeSteden Hospital, Tilburg, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 62:767-73. 2004
    ..To determine the diagnostic value of high-resolution sonography in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE)...
  21. ncbi Clinical, electrodiagnostic, and sonographic studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Roy Beekman
    Departments of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 30:202-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that, although UNE is clinically heterogeneous, the electrophysiological and sonographic findings are fairly consistent despite the clinical manifestations...
  22. doi Quantitative assessment of nerve echogenicity: comparison of methods for evaluating nerve echogenicity in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    J Boom
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:1446-53. 2012
    ....
  23. doi High resolution sonography in the evaluation of the peripheral nervous system in polyneuropathy--a review of the literature
    H S Goedee
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 20:1342-51. 2013
    ..Further prospective studies with standardized protocols for nerve sonography and clinical and electrodiagnostic testing are needed to determine the role of nerve sonography in inherited and acquired polyneuropathies. ..
  24. doi The clinical, electrophysiological and prognostic heterogeneity of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    H H A M Dunselman
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1364-7. 2008
    ..Ulnar nerve neuropathy is one of the most common entrapment neuropathies and is often considered to be one entity in clinical and follow-up studies...
  25. ncbi Cytokines in the muscle tissue of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: implications for immunopathogenesis and therapy
    M A Megens-de Letter
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital Tilburg, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur Cytokine Netw 10:471-8. 1999
    ....
  26. ncbi Risk factors for the development of polyneuropathy and myopathy in critically ill patients
    M A de Letter
    Department of Neurology, St. Elisabeth Hospital Tilburg, Berlicum, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 29:2281-6. 2001
    ..Together with the presence of SIRS, it can be used to estimate the risk of developing CIPNM for patients on artificial respirators...
  27. ncbi The Dutch neuromuscular database CRAMP (Computer Registry of All Myopathies and Polyneuropathies): development and preliminary data
    B G M van Engelen
    Neuromuscular Centre Nijmegen, Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuromuscul Disord 17:33-7. 2007
    ..More than 10,000 patients with neuromuscular diseases (4,837 female, 5,476 male) have been registered since 2004, half of whom (n=5059) have peripheral nerve disorders...
  28. ncbi High-resolution sonography of the peripheral nervous system -- a review of the literature
    R Beekman
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 11:305-14. 2004
    ..It would be important to study the subcategories of patients in whom electrodiagnostic studies are normal or show equivocal findings...
  29. doi Occurrence of CCSVI in patients with MS and its relationship with iron metabolism and varicose veins
    P J van den Berg
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 20:519-26. 2013
    ..A new treatable venous disorder, chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI), has been proposed in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Its relationship with iron metabolism is suggested, but has not been examined prospectively...
  30. doi The relationship between self-reported executive performance and psychological characteristics in multiple sclerosis
    K van der Hiele
    National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Maassluis, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 19:562-9. 2012
    ..We examined psychological characteristics of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underestimate, overestimate or accurately estimate their executive performance...
  31. ncbi Sudden unilateral deafness due to a right vertebral artery dissection
    S F A Raupp
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neurology 62:1442. 2004
  32. ncbi Time to diagnosis of intraspinal tumors
    K Jellema
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 12:621-4. 2005
    ..The time to diagnosis is explained by non-specific and slowly progressing signs and symptoms. A high rate of clinical suspicion should be present to diagnose an intraspinal tumor at an early stage...
  33. ncbi HLA class I and II in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome without associated tumor
    P W Wirtz
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Hum Immunol 62:809-13. 2001
    ..e. HLA-DR3 and -DQ2). HLA-B8+ patients had significantly younger age at onset of LEMS and tended to be female. This study shows that HLA-class I haplotype is associated with a distinct phenotype in NT-LEMS...
  34. ncbi Sonography in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: a critical review of the literature
    Roy Beekman
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 27:26-33. 2003
    ..To gain further insight into the possible additional value of sonography, it is necessary to examine subcategories of CTS patients in which electrodiagnostic studies are equivocal...
  35. doi Carpal tunnel syndrome: clinical and sonographic follow-up after surgery
    Martijn H Smidt
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 38:987-91. 2008
    ..Sonography at the time of diagnosis was not a predictor of postoperative outcome, but in this study only a relatively small number of patients had a poor postoperative outcome...
  36. ncbi Examination of postoperative peripheral nerve lesions using high-resolution sonography
    Roy Beekman
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:510-1. 2002
  37. ncbi Dropped head as the presenting symptom of primary hyperparathyroidism
    Roy Beekman
    J Neurol 249:1738-9. 2002