Sjoukje I Lok

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Myocardial fibrosis and pro-fibrotic markers in end-stage heart failure patients during continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:407-15. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Single-centre experience of 85 patients with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device: clinical practice and outcome after extended support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e233-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Post-transcriptional regulation of α-1-antichymotrypsin by microRNA-137 in chronic heart failure and mechanical support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circ Heart Fail 6:853-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Circulating growth differentiation factor-15 correlates with myocardial fibrosis in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy and decreases rapidly after left ventricular assist device support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1249-56. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Peripartum cardiomyopathy in young women]
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Cardiologie, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A2937. 2011
  6. doi request reprint MicroRNA Expression in Myocardial Tissue and Plasma of Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure during LVAD Support: Comparison of Continuous and Pulsatile Devices
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Pathology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136404. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Functional and haemodynamic recovery after implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices in comparison with pulsatile left ventricular assist devices in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Ralph V Pruijsten
    Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:319-25. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Two young women with soft tissue tumours of the heart
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:193-6. 2014
  9. pmc A deep sequencing approach to uncover the miRNOME in the human heart
    Stefanos Leptidis
    Department of Cardiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57800. 2013

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Myocardial fibrosis and pro-fibrotic markers in end-stage heart failure patients during continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:407-15. 2015
    ..In this study, we analysed the histological changes and expression of fibrotic markers in patients with advanced heart failure (HF) during continuous-flow LVAD (cf-LVAD) support...
  2. doi request reprint Single-centre experience of 85 patients with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device: clinical practice and outcome after extended support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e233-8. 2013
    ..We evaluated our single-centre clinical experience with the HeartMate II (HM II) left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a bridge to transplantation (BTT) in end-stage heart failure (HF) patients...
  3. doi request reprint Post-transcriptional regulation of α-1-antichymotrypsin by microRNA-137 in chronic heart failure and mechanical support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circ Heart Fail 6:853-61. 2013
    ..In the present study, proteomics identified significant changes in α-1-antichymotrypsin (ACT) levels during LVAD support. Moreover, the potential role of ACT in reverse remodeling was studied in detail...
  4. doi request reprint Circulating growth differentiation factor-15 correlates with myocardial fibrosis in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy and decreases rapidly after left ventricular assist device support
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1249-56. 2012
    ..Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) provide unloading of the left ventricle, resulting in partial reverse remodelling. Our aim was to study GDF-15 in patients with a non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) during LVAD support...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Peripartum cardiomyopathy in young women]
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Cardiologie, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A2937. 2011
    ..In addition, prior definitions emphasising strict time windows, the lack of awareness and the rarity of the full-blown disease have sometimes resulted in the condition being overlooked and misdiagnosed...
  6. doi request reprint MicroRNA Expression in Myocardial Tissue and Plasma of Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure during LVAD Support: Comparison of Continuous and Pulsatile Devices
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Pathology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136404. 2015
    ..Our aim was to analyze cardiac miR expression patterns associated with each type of device, to analyze differences in the regulation of the induced cardiac changes...
  7. doi request reprint Functional and haemodynamic recovery after implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices in comparison with pulsatile left ventricular assist devices in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Ralph V Pruijsten
    Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:319-25. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated whether there is difference in functional and haemodynamic recovery after implantation of pulsatile and continuous-flow pumps...
  8. doi request reprint Two young women with soft tissue tumours of the heart
    Sjoukje I Lok
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:193-6. 2014
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  9. pmc A deep sequencing approach to uncover the miRNOME in the human heart
    Stefanos Leptidis
    Department of Cardiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57800. 2013
    ..The current study provides a starting point for a more comprehensive understanding of the role of miRNAs in regulating human heart disease...