Pieter J Vlaar

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The feasibility and safety of routine thrombus aspiration in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Thoraxcenter, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:937-42. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Culprit vessel only versus multivessel and staged percutaneous coronary intervention for multivessel disease in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a pairwise and network meta-analysis
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:692-703. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cardiac death and reinfarction after 1 year in the Thrombus Aspiration during Percutaneous coronary intervention in Acute myocardial infarction Study (TAPAS): a 1-year follow-up study
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1915-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Impact of pretreatment with clopidogrel on initial patency and outcome in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Thorax Center, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 118:1828-36. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of 2 thrombus aspiration devices with histopathological analysis of retrieved material in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:258-64. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Thrombus aspiration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Tone Svilaas
    Thorax Center, Department of Cardiology, Triadegebouw, Gang LM1 004, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:557-67. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Operator dependence of outcome after primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Pieter J Vlaar
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:760-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effect of high-dose intracoronary adenosine administration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke L Fokkema
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:323-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical consequences of distal embolization on the coronary angiogram after percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Marieke L Fokkema
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:908-15. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Usefulness of thrombus aspiration for the treatment of coronary stent thrombosis
    Karim D Mahmoud
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 108:1721-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The feasibility and safety of routine thrombus aspiration in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Thoraxcenter, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:937-42. 2008
    ..To investigate the feasibility and safety of manual thrombus aspiration in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)...
  2. doi request reprint Culprit vessel only versus multivessel and staged percutaneous coronary intervention for multivessel disease in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a pairwise and network meta-analysis
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:692-703. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Cardiac death and reinfarction after 1 year in the Thrombus Aspiration during Percutaneous coronary intervention in Acute myocardial infarction Study (TAPAS): a 1-year follow-up study
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1915-20. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate whether the early efficacy of thrombus aspiration seen in TAPAS translated into clinical benefit after 1 year...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of pretreatment with clopidogrel on initial patency and outcome in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Thorax Center, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 118:1828-36. 2008
    ..The value of pretreatment with clopidogrel before primary percutaneous coronary intervention is currently unclear...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of 2 thrombus aspiration devices with histopathological analysis of retrieved material in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:258-64. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare 2 manual thrombus aspiration catheters in unselected patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction...
  6. doi request reprint Thrombus aspiration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Tone Svilaas
    Thorax Center, Department of Cardiology, Triadegebouw, Gang LM1 004, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:557-67. 2008
    ..However, the embolization of atherothrombotic debris induces microvascular obstruction and diminishes myocardial reperfusion...
  7. doi request reprint Operator dependence of outcome after primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Pieter J Vlaar
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:760-7. 2011
    ..However, a significant proportion of patients undergoing primary PCI suffers from adverse events, such as incomplete myocardial reperfusion. It is currently unknown to which degree these adverse events are operator related...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of high-dose intracoronary adenosine administration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke L Fokkema
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:323-9. 2009
    ..The effect of intracoronary adenosine during primary percutaneous coronary intervention has not been investigated in a large randomized trial...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical consequences of distal embolization on the coronary angiogram after percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Marieke L Fokkema
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:908-15. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Usefulness of thrombus aspiration for the treatment of coronary stent thrombosis
    Karim D Mahmoud
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 108:1721-7. 2011
    ..In addition, mortality was lower in patients treated with thrombus aspiration, although not statistically significant...
  11. doi request reprint Computer-assisted myocardial blush quantification after percutaneous coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction: a substudy from the TAPAS trial
    Mathijs Vogelzang
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:594-9. 2009
    ..These scores are based on subjective human judgement and lead to a score of four categories. A more operator-independent way of scoring myocardial perfusion may facilitate research in this area...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thrombus aspiration as definitive mechanical intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of five cases
    Marieke L Fokkema
    Thorax Center, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:242-4. 2008
    ..During follow up, no patient had an adverse cardiac event. These cases indicate that thrombus aspiration can be performed safely and effectively as definitive treatment in selected patients...
  13. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stent for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in an unselected consecutive cohort
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:764-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the clinical outcome of a large cohort of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with drug-eluting stents (DES) compared to bare metal stents (BMS)...
  14. doi request reprint Drug-eluting stents in octogenarians: early and intermediate outcome
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 155:680-6. 2008
    ..Large randomized controlled trials have demonstrated that percutaneous coronary intervention with the routine use of drug-eluting stents is safe and effective. However, octogenarians are usually excluded from these trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint DES or BMS in acute myocardial infarction?
    Pieter J Vlaar
    Eur Heart J 28:2693-4. 2007