Frans H Rutten

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Diastolic heart failure]
    Frans H Rutten
    divisie Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5315. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Adherence to lifestyle recommendations of patients with heart failure: one size fits all?]
    Frans H Rutten
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijns Geneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6034. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Primary care patients with heart failure in the last year of their life
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht
    Fam Pract 29:36-42. 2012
  4. pmc Early recognition of heart failure in patients with diabetes type 2 in primary care. A prospective diagnostic efficiency study. (UHFO-DM2)
    Leandra J M Boonman-de Winter
    Center for Diagnostic Support in Primary Care SHL, Department of Scientific and Contract Research WECOR, Bredaseweg 165, 4872 LA Etten Leur, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:479. 2009
  5. doi request reprint β-blockers and their mortality benefits: underprescribed in heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Future Cardiol 7:43-53. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging to identify left-sided chronic heart failure in stable patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Am Heart J 156:506-12. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Remarkable results with candesartan]
    Frans H Rutten
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijns Geneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3313. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide assays for detecting heart failure in the elderly: same value as those in the younger?
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, Stratenum 6 131, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 125:161-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of B-type natriuretic peptide assays for identifying heart failure in stable elderly patients with a clinical diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:651-9. 2007
  10. pmc Improving the quality and clinical relevance of diagnostic studies
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, 3508 AB, Netherlands
    BMJ 332:1129. 2006

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Diastolic heart failure]
    Frans H Rutten
    divisie Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5315. 2012
    ..Evidence-based drug therapy for HF-PEF is currently lacking; ongoing studies are evaluating medications other than the well-established drugs used to treat HF-REF...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Adherence to lifestyle recommendations of patients with heart failure: one size fits all?]
    Frans H Rutten
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijns Geneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6034. 2013
    ..Clever use of telemonitoring could be useful in patient-tailored coaching when comorbidities, drug interactions, and the frequent exacerbations of heart failure are taken into account...
  3. doi request reprint Primary care patients with heart failure in the last year of their life
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht
    Fam Pract 29:36-42. 2012
    ..Quantitative information about the management of patients with advanced heart failure (HF) is scarce...
  4. pmc Early recognition of heart failure in patients with diabetes type 2 in primary care. A prospective diagnostic efficiency study. (UHFO-DM2)
    Leandra J M Boonman-de Winter
    Center for Diagnostic Support in Primary Care SHL, Department of Scientific and Contract Research WECOR, Bredaseweg 165, 4872 LA Etten Leur, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:479. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint β-blockers and their mortality benefits: underprescribed in heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Future Cardiol 7:43-53. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging to identify left-sided chronic heart failure in stable patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Am Heart J 156:506-12. 2008
    ..Although cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) is well established, its diagnostic accuracy in identifying chronic heart failure (CHF) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has not yet been quantified...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Remarkable results with candesartan]
    Frans H Rutten
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijns Geneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3313. 2011
    ..Finally, there was considerable (selective) loss-to-follow-up, which could also have led to bias. Head-to-head comparisons of drugs should be done with equipotential dosages in an RCT, not in an observational study...
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide assays for detecting heart failure in the elderly: same value as those in the younger?
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, Stratenum 6 131, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 125:161-5. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of B-type natriuretic peptide assays for identifying heart failure in stable elderly patients with a clinical diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:651-9. 2007
    ..To compare the ability of different B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) assays to identify heart failure in stable elderly patients with a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  10. pmc Improving the quality and clinical relevance of diagnostic studies
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, 3508 AB, Netherlands
    BMJ 332:1129. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: An ignored combination?
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, Stratenum 6 101, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:706-11. 2006
    ..Further, to discuss diagnostic and therapeutic implications of the co-existence of both syndromes...
  12. pmc Recognising heart failure in elderly patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: cross sectional diagnostic study
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, 3508AB Netherlands
    BMJ 331:1379. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Highlights of the 2011 scientific sessions of the Congress of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Stratenum 6 131, 3508AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Future Cardiol 7:739-43. 2011
    ..Over 700 abstracts, along with many invited programs and several satellite programs were presented. Some of the late-breaking clinical trials are summarized here...
  14. doi request reprint Beta-blockers may reduce mortality and risk of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, Stratenum 6 101, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 170:880-7. 2010
    ..We assessed the long-term effect of beta-blocker use on survival and exacerbations in patients with COPD...
  15. doi request reprint Gender differences in pre-hospital time delay and symptom presentation in patients suspected of acute coronary syndrome in primary care
    Madeleine H E Bruins Slot
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:332-7. 2012
    ..To describe gender differences in pre-hospital delay times and symptom presentation in patients suspected of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in a primary care setting...
  16. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic characteristics of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Miriam J Warnier
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    COPD 10:62-71. 2013
    ..This underlines the importance of an integrated-care approach for COPD patients, paying attention to early detection of unrecognized coexisting cardiac disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of heart failure: a questionnaire among general practitioners and cardiologists
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85500, Stratenum 6 101, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:345-8. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Differences between general practitioners and cardiologists in diagnosis and management of heart failure: a survey in every-day practice
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85500, Stratenum 6 101, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:337-44. 2003
    ..Data on diagnosis and management of heart failure in every-day care are scarce...
  19. doi request reprint Cardiac arrhythmias in adult patients with asthma
    Miriam J Warnier
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Asthma 49:942-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether asthma is associated with the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and electrocardiographic characteristics of arrhythmogenicity (ECG) and to explore the role of β2-mimetics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized heart failure in elderly patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Frans H Rutten
    Utrecht Heart Failure Organisation UHFO, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, Stratenum 6 101, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 26:1887-94. 2005
    ..To establish the prevalence of unrecognized heart failure in elderly patients with a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, in a stable phase of their disease...
  21. doi request reprint Balance measures for propensity score methods: a clinical example on beta-agonist use and the risk of myocardial infarction
    Rolf H H Groenwold
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1130-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to compare balance measures in clinical data and assessed the association between long-acting inhalation beta-agonist (LABA) use and myocardial infarction...
  22. doi request reprint The impact of heart failure on the classification of COPD severity
    Gülmisal Güder
    Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Card Fail 18:637-44. 2012
    ..We compared pulmonary function in patients with either HF or COPD, or the combination to assess whether grading of COPD using the Global Initiative of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease classification is hampered in the presence of HF...
  23. pmc Use of expert panels to define the reference standard in diagnostic research: a systematic review of published methods and reporting
    Loes C M Bertens
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 10:e1001531. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to provide an overview of methods used in panel diagnoses and to provide initial guidance on the use and reporting of panel diagnosis as reference standard...
  24. pmc Development and validation of a model to predict the risk of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Loes C M Bertens
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 8:493-9. 2013
    ..Prediction models for exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are scarce. Our aim was to develop and validate a new model to predict exacerbations in patients with COPD...
  25. doi request reprint The furosemide diagnostic test in suspected slow-onset heart failure: popular but not useful
    Johannes C Kelder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:513-7. 2011
    ..We asked general practitioners (GPs) about their actual use of the furosemide test and studied the diagnostic accuracy in patients with suspected heart failure...
  26. doi request reprint Heart-type fatty acid-binding protein in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Madeleine H E Bruins Slot
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Heart 96:1957-63. 2010
    ..The introduction of early and safe biomarkers could lead to (a) a large reduction in unnecessary hospital referrals of patients suspected of, but not, having AMI and (b) an earlier start of treatment in patients with AMI...
  27. pmc Triage of frail elderly with reduced exercise tolerance in primary care (TREE). A clustered randomized diagnostic study
    Yvonne van Mourik
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, Stratenum 6, 131, 3508, AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:385. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The potential yield of ECG screening of hypertensive patients: the Utrecht Health Project
    Tjarda Scheltens
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 28:1527-33. 2010
    ..We estimated the prevalence of clinically relevant ECG abnormalities and the number needed to screen (NNS) with a routine ECG to prevent the occurrence of one death in the next 10 years conditional on adequate treatment and follow-up...
  29. doi request reprint Strategy to recognize and initiate treatment of chronic heart failure in primary care (STRETCH): a cluster randomized trial
    Evelien E S van Riet
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:1. 2014
    ..We assessed whether implementation of a diagnostic-therapeutic strategy improves functionality, health-related quality of life, and uptake of heart failure medication in primary care...
  30. doi request reprint High cumulative incidence of cancer in patients with cardio-renal-anaemia syndrome
    Nicolas F Schroten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:855-60. 2010
    ..Both have been associated with the development of cancer. This study aimed to determine the cumulative incidence of cancer in patients with CRA, as compared with anaemic CKD and control patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Summary of the practice guideline 'Atrial fibrillation' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    Wim Opstelten
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1570. 2010
    ..The adequacy of antithrombotic treatment should be reassessed yearly...
  32. doi request reprint The impact of concurrent heart failure on prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Laura C M Boudestein
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:1182-8. 2009
    ..To compare prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with or without concomitant heart failure...
  33. doi request reprint Point-of-care tests in suspected acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review
    Madeleine H E Bruins Slot
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 168:5355-62. 2013
    ..A review of cardiac point-of-care (POC) tests used to detect or exclude acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with a focus on test performance within 6 hours after the start of symptoms...
  34. doi request reprint Clinically relevant diagnostic research in primary care: the example of B-type natriuretic peptides in the detection of heart failure
    Johannes C Kelder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:69-74. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Smoking cessation strategies in patients with COPD
    Miriam J Warnier
    Dept of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 41:727-34. 2013
    ..Neither the intensity of counselling nor the type of anti-smoking drug made a difference...
  36. doi request reprint Determinants of patient's and doctor's delay in diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer
    Afke M G H Van Hout
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1056-63. 2011
    ..Early detection and treatment is important for the management of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  37. pmc Heart-type Fatty acid-binding protein in Acute Myocardial infarction Evaluation (FAME): background and design of a diagnostic study in primary care
    Madeleine H E Bruins Slot
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:8. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Is treatment of atrial fibrillation in primary care based on thromboembolic risk assessment?
    Frans H Rutten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 20:16-21. 2003
    ..Although practice studies have shown underutilization of antithrombotics, it is not clear whether physicians make use of thromboembolic risk stratification in their treatment decisions, as recommended in current guidelines...
  39. pmc "GOLD or lower limit of normal definition? A comparison with expert-based diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a prospective cohort-study"
    Gülmisal Güder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 13:13. 2012
    ..We wanted to assess the diagnostic accuracy and prognostic capability of the GOLD and LLN definition when compared to an expert-based diagnosis...