Geertruida H de Bock

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Severity, not type, is the main predictor of decreased quality of life in elderly women with urinary incontinence: a population-based study as part of a randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Janka A Barentsen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:153. 2012
  2. pmc Which screening strategy should be offered to women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations? A simulation of comparative cost-effectiveness
    G H de Bock
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 108:1579-86. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Breast Cancer Incidence After Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers
    Ingrid E Fakkert
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Department of Epidemiology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1291-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic hysterectomy is preferred over laparotomy in early endometrial cancer patients, however not cost effective in the very obese
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 47:2158-65. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Penetrance of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and contralateral breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 families: high cancer incidence at older age
    Dorina M Van Der Kolk
    Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:643-51. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of laparoscopy versus laparotomy in early stage endometrial cancer: a randomised trial
    Claudia B Bijen
    Department of Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 121:76-82. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The epidermal growth factor receptor pathway in relation to pelvic lymph node metastasis and survival in early-stage cervical cancer
    Jasper J H Eijsink
    Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Pathol 41:1735-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics and survival in BRCA1- and BRCA2-related adnexal cancer: are they different?
    Welmoed Reitsma
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:579-85. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic cell biological markers in cervical cancer patients primarily treated with (chemo)radiation: a systematic review
    Maartje G Noordhuis
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:325-34. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Aggressiveness of 'true' interval invasive ductal carcinomas of the breast in postmenopausal women
    Bert van der Vegt
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mod Pathol 23:629-36. 2010

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  1. pmc Severity, not type, is the main predictor of decreased quality of life in elderly women with urinary incontinence: a population-based study as part of a randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Janka A Barentsen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:153. 2012
    ..This study explores whether differences exist between types of urinary incontinence (stress, urgency or mixed) and severity of the symptoms, with regard to their effects on generic and condition-specific quality of life...
  2. pmc Which screening strategy should be offered to women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations? A simulation of comparative cost-effectiveness
    G H de Bock
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 108:1579-86. 2013
    ..The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Dutch, UK and US screening strategies, which involve mammography and MRI at different ages and intervals were evaluated in high-risk women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations...
  3. doi request reprint Breast Cancer Incidence After Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers
    Ingrid E Fakkert
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Department of Epidemiology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1291-7. 2012
    ..Previously reported breast cancer risk reductions up to 50% were not confirmed. As a consequence, continued intensive screening for breast cancer is warranted in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers after RRSO...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic hysterectomy is preferred over laparotomy in early endometrial cancer patients, however not cost effective in the very obese
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 47:2158-65. 2011
    ..In non-randomised data it is often hypothesised that older and obese patients benefit most from TLH. Aim of this study is to analyse whether data support this assumption to advice patients, clinicians and policy makers...
  5. doi request reprint Penetrance of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and contralateral breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 families: high cancer incidence at older age
    Dorina M Van Der Kolk
    Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:643-51. 2010
    ..This may justify intensive breast screening as well as oophorectomy even after age 60. The risk of contralateral breast cancer rises approximately 3% per year, which may affect preventive choices...
  6. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of laparoscopy versus laparotomy in early stage endometrial cancer: a randomised trial
    Claudia B Bijen
    Department of Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 121:76-82. 2011
    ..To determine the cost effectiveness of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) versus total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) in early stage endometrial cancer alongside a multicenter randomised controlled trial (RCT)...
  7. doi request reprint The epidermal growth factor receptor pathway in relation to pelvic lymph node metastasis and survival in early-stage cervical cancer
    Jasper J H Eijsink
    Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Pathol 41:1735-41. 2010
    ..However, expression of EGFR pathway components does not appear to have prognostic impact in surgically treated early-stage cervical cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics and survival in BRCA1- and BRCA2-related adnexal cancer: are they different?
    Welmoed Reitsma
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:579-85. 2012
    ..Our aim was to examine the clinicopathologic characteristics and survival of ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal (further denoted "adnexal") cancer in BRCA1 compared with BRCA2 carriers...
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic cell biological markers in cervical cancer patients primarily treated with (chemo)radiation: a systematic review
    Maartje G Noordhuis
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:325-34. 2011
    ..Therefore, targeting these pathways in combination with chemoradiation may improve survival in advanced-stage cervical cancer patients...
  10. doi request reprint Aggressiveness of 'true' interval invasive ductal carcinomas of the breast in postmenopausal women
    Bert van der Vegt
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mod Pathol 23:629-36. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers after risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy
    Ingrid E Fakkert
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:157-64. 2011
    ..MRI screening seemed less effective than earlier findings. After RRSO, the breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers is still high enough to justify intensive breast cancer screening with MRI and mammography...
  12. doi request reprint Support of the 'fallopian tube hypothesis' in a prospective series of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy specimens
    Welmoed Reitsma
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 49:132-41. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence, localisation and type of occult (non)invasive cancer in risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) specimens in BRCA-mutation carriers and high-risk women from BRCA-negative families...
  13. doi request reprint Simultaneous integrated boost irradiation after breast-conserving surgery: physician-rated toxicity and cosmetic outcome at 30 months' follow-up
    Enja J Bantema-Joppe
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:e471-7. 2012
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  14. pmc Sensitivity and accuracy of volumetry of pulmonary nodules on low-dose 16- and 64-row multi-detector CT: an anthropomorphic phantom study
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, EB44, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:139-47. 2013
    ..To assess the sensitivity of detection and accuracy of volumetry by manual and semi-automated quantification of artificial pulmonary nodules in an anthropomorphic thoracic phantom on low-dose CT...
  15. pmc Volumetric measurement of pulmonary nodules at low-dose chest CT: effect of reconstruction setting on measurement variability
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:1180-7. 2010
    ..To assess volumetric measurement variability in pulmonary nodules detected at low-dose chest CT with three reconstruction settings...
  16. pmc Underuse of long-term routine hospital follow-up care in patients with a history of breast cancer?
    Wenli Lu
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 11:279. 2011
    ..After primary treatment for breast cancer, patients are recommended to use hospital follow-up care routinely. Long-term data on the utilization of this follow-up care are relatively rare...
  17. doi request reprint Exposure to low-dose radiation and the risk of breast cancer among women with a familial or genetic predisposition: a meta-analysis
    Marijke C Jansen-van der Weide
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:2547-56. 2010
    ..A systematic search was conducted addressing the question of how low-dose radiation exposure affects breast cancer risk among high-risk women...
  18. doi request reprint The prognostic role of classical and nonclassical MHC class I expression in endometrial cancer
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 126:1417-27. 2010
    ..As there seems to be a relation between classical and nonclassical MHC class I molecules (HLA-G), further research is warranted to unravel this regulatory mechanism...
  19. ncbi request reprint Limited value of shape, margin and CT density in the discrimination between benign and malignant screen detected solid pulmonary nodules of the NELSON trial
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 68:347-52. 2008
    ..To evaluate prospectively the value of size, shape, margin and density in discriminating between benign and malignant CT screen detected solid non-calcified pulmonary nodules...
  20. doi request reprint Development of NTCP models for head and neck cancer patients treated with three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for xerostomia and sticky saliva: the role of dosimetric and clinical factors
    Ivo Beetz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 105:86-93. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and activated EGFR predict poor response to (chemo)radiation and survival in cervical cancer
    Maartje G Noordhuis
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Cancer Res 15:7389-97. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relation between proteins involved in the EGFR pathway and response to (chemo)radiation and survival in a large, well-documented series of cervical cancer patients...
  22. doi request reprint Three-dimensional conformal hypofractionated simultaneous integrated boost in breast conserving therapy: results on local control and survival
    Enja J Bantema-Joppe
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 100:215-20. 2011
    ..To report on local control and survival after breast conserving therapy (BCT) including three-dimensional conformal simultaneous integrated boost irradiation (3D-CRT-SIB) and on the influence of age on outcome...
  23. doi request reprint No benefit for consensus double reading at baseline screening for lung cancer with the use of semiautomated volumetry software
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 262:320-6. 2012
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the performance of consensus double reading compared with single reading at baseline screening of a lung cancer computed tomography (CT) screening trial...
  24. pmc The role of ATM and 53BP1 as predictive markers in cervical cancer
    Frank Roossink
    Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 131:2056-66. 2012
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  25. doi request reprint The value of routine physical examination in the follow up of women with a history of early breast cancer
    Wenli Lu
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 47:676-82. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper is to assess the contribution of routine physical examination in addition to mammography in the early diagnosis of breast cancer recurrences...
  26. doi request reprint Safety of laparoscopy versus laparotomy in early-stage endometrial cancer: a randomised trial
    Marian J E Mourits
    Department of Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Lancet Oncol 11:763-71. 2010
    ..This study investigated the complication rate of TLH versus TAH in women with early-stage endometrial cancer...
  27. pmc Performance of computer-aided detection of pulmonary nodules in low-dose CT: comparison with double reading by nodule volume
    Yingru Zhao
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2076-84. 2012
    ..To evaluate performance of computer-aided detection (CAD) beyond double reading for pulmonary nodules on low-dose computed tomography (CT) by nodule volume...
  28. doi request reprint Optimisation of volume-doubling time cutoff for fast-growing lung nodules in CT lung cancer screening reduces false-positive referrals
    Marjolein A Heuvelmans
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:1836-45. 2013
    ..To retrospectively investigate whether optimisation of volume-doubling time (VDT) cutoff for fast-growing nodules in lung cancer screening can reduce false-positive referrals...
  29. doi request reprint The validation of a simulation model incorporating radiation risk for mammography breast cancer screening in women with a hereditary-increased breast cancer risk
    Marcel J W Greuter
    Department of Radiology, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:495-504. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Validation and prognosis of coronary artery calcium scoring in nontriggered thoracic computed tomography: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:514-21. 2013
    ..Increasing CS categories were associated with increasing risk of cardiovascular death or events. Nontriggered CT yielded false-negative CS in 8.8% of individuals and underestimated high CS in 19.1% of individuals...
  31. pmc Total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy in the treatment of patients with early stage endometrial cancer: a randomized multi center study
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynecology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 9:23. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the treatment related morbidity, cost-effectiveness and quality of life in early stage endometrial cancer patients treated by laparoscopy versus the standard open approach...
  32. doi request reprint Implementing an advanced laparoscopic procedure by monitoring with a visiting surgeon
    Justine M Briët
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:771-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the feasibility of safely implementing a total laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) in established gynecologists' practices with on-site coaching and monitoring of the learning curve by an experienced visiting surgeon...
  33. doi request reprint Can nontriggered thoracic CT be used for coronary artery calcium scoring? A phantom study
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands and Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Med Phys 40:081915. 2013
    ..On the other hand, a zero calcium score in nontriggered CT does not reliably exclude coronary calcification. ..
  34. pmc Costs and effects of abdominal versus laparoscopic hysterectomy: systematic review of controlled trials
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 4:e7340. 2009
    ..Comparative evaluation of costs and effects of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) and abdominal hysterectomy (AH)...
  35. doi request reprint The extrinsic apoptosis pathway and its prognostic impact in ovarian cancer
    Evelien W Duiker
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 116:549-55. 2010
    ..This study aimed to relate expression of death ligands/receptors and downstream initiator caspase 8 and its anti-apoptotic homologue FLICE like inhibitory protein (c-FLIP) in ovarian cancers to chemotherapy response and survival...
  36. doi request reprint The management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors: case-based approach
    Ellen A G Lammerink
    Department of Gynecological Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 73:265-8. 2012
    ..The paper discusses the menopausal symptoms most frequently reported by breast cancer survivors and current treatment options...
  37. doi request reprint Discharge of breast cancer patients to primary care at the end of hospital follow-up: a cross-sectional survey
    Carriene Roorda
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 49:1836-44. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Time to stop ovarian cancer screening in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers?
    Nienke M van der Velde
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 124:919-23. 2009
    ..Annual gynecological screening of women with a BRCA1/2 mutation to prevent advanced stage ovarian cancer is not effective...
  39. doi request reprint Divergent effects of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor expression on prognosis of estrogen receptor positive versus triple negative invasive ductal breast carcinoma
    Hermien Hartog
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:725-36. 2011
    ..This divergent effect of IGF1R expression in subgroups of IDC may affect selection of patients for IGF1R targeted therapy...
  40. doi request reprint Validation of the 4B5 rabbit monoclonal antibody in determining Her2/neu status in breast cancer
    Bert van der Vegt
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mod Pathol 22:879-86. 2009
    ..However, for tumours with a 2+ score additional gene amplification measurement using FISH or CISH remains necessary...
  41. pmc Role of the general practitioner during the active breast cancer treatment phase: an analysis of health care use
    Carriene Roorda
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 20:705-14. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study explored (disease-specific) primary health care use among women undergoing active treatment for breast cancer compared with women without breast cancer...
  42. pmc Systematic screening for urinary incontinence in older women: who could benefit from it?
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:21-8. 2012
    ..To identify women who are suffering from urinary incontinence but do not consult a physician and to identify reasons for this...
  43. doi request reprint Limited benefit of inversely optimised intensity modulation in breast conserving radiotherapy with simultaneously integrated boost
    Hans Paul van der Laan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 94:307-12. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint The effect of systematic screening of older women for urinary incontinence on treatment uptake: the URINO trial
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 74:334-40. 2013
    ..In the URINO trial the effects and cost-effectiveness of actively encouraging older women to undergo diagnostics and treatment for urinary incontinence were compared with usual care...
  45. doi request reprint Dupuytren diathesis and genetic risk
    Guido H Dolmans
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2106-11. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether certain clinical characteristics (including the DD diathesis features) of patients with DD are associated with a high genetic risk score...
  46. doi request reprint Sexual functioning of cervical cancer survivors: a review with a female perspective
    Ellen A G Lammerink
    Department of Gynecological Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 72:296-304. 2012
    ..Sex is an important, often deteriorated, dimension of quality of life after cancer treatment. We conducted a systematic review on sexual functioning of cervical cancer survivors...
  47. doi request reprint Involvement of the TGF-beta and beta-catenin pathways in pelvic lymph node metastasis in early-stage cervical cancer
    Maartje G Noordhuis
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Cancer Res 17:1317-30. 2011
    ..Aim of this study was to identify cellular tumor pathways associated with pelvic lymph node metastasis in early-stage cervical cancer...
  48. doi request reprint Cardiovascular morbidity after radiotherapy or chemoradiation in patients with cervical cancer
    John H Maduro
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:1337-44. 2010
    ..To evaluate the risk of cardiovascular events (CVE) in patients with cervical cancer treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiation...
  49. pmc Morphological measurements in computed tomography correlate with airflow obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xueqian Xie
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands CMI NEN, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2085-93. 2012
    ..To determine the correlation between CT measurements of emphysema or peripheral airways and airflow obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  50. doi request reprint Endometrium is not the primary site of origin of pelvic high-grade serous carcinoma in BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Welmoed Reitsma
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mod Pathol 26:572-8. 2013
    ..There is no need to add a prophylactic hysterectomy to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers...
  51. doi request reprint The value of surveillance mammography of the contralateral breast in patients with a history of breast cancer
    Wenli Lu
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 45:3000-7. 2009
    ..To determine the contribution of surveillance mammography to the early detection of metachronous contralateral breast cancer (MCBC) and to assess its impact on the survival of breast cancer patients with relation to compliance...
  52. doi request reprint Structured analyses of interventions to prevent delirium
    Liesbeth Hempenius
    University Center for the Elderly, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:441-50. 2011
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was two-fold, first to investigate if interventions to prevent delirium are effective and second to explore which factors increase the effectiveness of these interventions...
  53. doi request reprint The Groningen Radiotherapy-Induced Xerostomia questionnaire: development and validation of a new questionnaire
    Ivo Beetz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 97:127-31. 2010
    ....
  54. pmc A family history of breast cancer will not predict female early onset breast cancer in a population-based setting
    Geertruida H de Bock
    Department of Epidemiology, Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 8:203. 2008
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the predictive value of a family history of cancer with regard to early onset of female breast cancer in a population based setting...
  55. doi request reprint Increased primary healthcare utilisation among women with a history of breast cancer
    Carriene Roorda
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 196, 9700 AD, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 21:941-9. 2013
    ..Little is known about the current role of the general practitioner (GP) in breast cancer follow-up care. This study explores primary healthcare use in the period after completion of primary breast cancer treatment...
  56. doi request reprint Role of endocervical curettage in the preoperative staging of endometrial carcinoma
    Claudia B M Bijen
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 112:521-5. 2009
    ..The presence of cervical involvement is important to establish a rational treatment for endometrial cancer patients. We investigated the value of preoperative endocervical curettage (ECC) in predicting cervical involvement...
  57. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of coronary CT angiography for stenosis detection according to calcium score: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martijn A M den Dekker
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2688-98. 2012
    ..A systematic review and meta-analysis to assess sensitivity and specificity of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) for significant stenosis at different degrees of coronary calcification...
  58. pmc Evaluation of the use of decision-support software in carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA)-based follow-up of patients with colorectal cancer
    Charlotte J Verberne
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:14. 2012
    ..This system gathers Carcino-Embryonic Antigen (CEA) values and automatically returns a recommendation based on the latest values...
  59. pmc Psychotropic medication during endocrine treatment for breast cancer
    Geertruida H de Bock
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 20:1533-40. 2012
    ..The aim was to study the prescription of psychotropic medication in women with endocrine treatment for breast cancer in women in our prospective and consecutive pharmacy database...
  60. doi request reprint As good as it gets? A meta-analysis and systematic review of methodological quality of heart rate variability studies in functional somatic disorders
    Lineke M Tak
    Interdisciplinary Center for Psychiatric Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychol 82:101-10. 2009
    ..We conclude that current available evidence is not adequate to firmly reject or accept a role of ANS dysfunction in FSD. Quality criteria and recommendations to improve future research on HRV in FSD are provided...
  61. pmc Pathological and biological differences between screen-detected and interval ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Marnix A de Roos
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2097-104. 2007
    ..The aim was to evaluate differences in pathological and biological characteristics between patients with screen-detected and interval DCIS...
  62. doi request reprint Effect of nodule characteristics on variability of semiautomated volume measurements in pulmonary nodules detected in a lung cancer screening program
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 248:625-31. 2008
    ..To retrospectively assess volume measurement variability in solid pulmonary nodules (volume, 15-500 mm(3)) detected at lung cancer screening and to quantify the independent effects of nodule morphology, size, and location...
  63. doi request reprint The prognostic value of TRAIL and its death receptors in cervical cancer
    John H Maduro
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:203-11. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the expression of DR4, DR5, and TRAIL in cervical cancer and to determine their predictive and prognostic value...