Annemarie M M Vlaar

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital Maastricht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol of a prospective study on the diagnostic value of transcranial duplex scanning of the substantia nigra in patients with parkinsonian symptoms
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, P, O, Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 7:28. 2007
  2. doi Diagnostic value of 123I-ioflupane and 123I-iodobenzamide SPECT scans in 248 patients with parkinsonian syndromes
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 59:258-66. 2008
  3. pmc The predictive value of transcranial duplex sonography for the clinical diagnosis in undiagnosed parkinsonian syndromes: comparison with SPECT scans
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:42. 2008
  4. doi Transcranial duplex in the differential diagnosis of parkinsonian syndromes: a systematic review
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 256:530-8. 2009
  5. doi Transcranial sonography for the discrimination of idiopathic Parkinson's disease from the atypical parkinsonian syndromes
    Angela E P Bouwmans
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 90:121-46. 2010
  6. pmc Meta-analysis of the literature on diagnostic accuracy of SPECT in parkinsonian syndromes
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 7:27. 2007
  7. doi Role of DAT-SPECT in diagnostic work-up of Parkinsonism
    Wim E J Weber
    Mov Disord 23:774; author reply 774-5. 2008

Collaborators

  • Angela E P Bouwmans
  • Wim E J Weber
  • Karin Srulijes
  • Werner H Mess
  • W E J Weber

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Protocol of a prospective study on the diagnostic value of transcranial duplex scanning of the substantia nigra in patients with parkinsonian symptoms
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, P, O, Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 7:28. 2007
    ..We have therefore set out to conduct a prospective study testing the diagnostic accuracy of TCD in patients with a parkinsonism of unclear origin...
  2. doi Diagnostic value of 123I-ioflupane and 123I-iodobenzamide SPECT scans in 248 patients with parkinsonian syndromes
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Neurol 59:258-66. 2008
    ..SPECT is one of the most employed techniques in the diagnostic workup of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD). Despite its widespread use, the exact diagnostic accuracy of this technique in parkinsonian syndromes remains controversial...
  3. pmc The predictive value of transcranial duplex sonography for the clinical diagnosis in undiagnosed parkinsonian syndromes: comparison with SPECT scans
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:42. 2008
    ..Additionally we compared the predictive value of TCD with that of presynaptic and postsynaptic single photon emission computer tomography (SPECT) scans...
  4. doi Transcranial duplex in the differential diagnosis of parkinsonian syndromes: a systematic review
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 256:530-8. 2009
    ..Up until now 70 diagnostic studies have been published, not only on investigation of the SN, but also of the lenticular nucleus (LN) and the Raphe nuclei (RN)...
  5. doi Transcranial sonography for the discrimination of idiopathic Parkinson's disease from the atypical parkinsonian syndromes
    Angela E P Bouwmans
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 90:121-46. 2010
    ..As TCS is at present the most promising tool for this particular diagnostic problem, this algorithm might be a suitable hypothesis to study in future research...
  6. pmc Meta-analysis of the literature on diagnostic accuracy of SPECT in parkinsonian syndromes
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 7:27. 2007
    ..We did a meta-analysis of all the existing literature on the diagnostic accuracy of both pre- and post-synaptic SPECT imaging in the differential diagnosis of PD...
  7. doi Role of DAT-SPECT in diagnostic work-up of Parkinsonism
    Wim E J Weber
    Mov Disord 23:774; author reply 774-5. 2008