B W M Willemse

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Development, validity and responsiveness of the Clinical COPD Questionnaire
    Thys van der Molen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:13. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking cessation on respiratory symptoms, lung function, airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation
    B W M Willemse
    Dept of Pathology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 23:464-76. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation improves both direct and indirect airway hyperresponsiveness in COPD
    B W M Willemse
    University Hospital Groningen, Dept of Pathology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 24:391-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of 1-year smoking cessation on airway inflammation in COPD and asymptomatic smokers
    B W M Willemse
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Dept of Pathology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:835-45. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased number of B-cells in bronchial biopsies in COPD
    M M E Gosman
    Dept of Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 27:60-4. 2006

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Publications5

  1. pmc Development, validity and responsiveness of the Clinical COPD Questionnaire
    Thys van der Molen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:13. 2003
    ..So far no validated questionnaires are available to measure symptom and functional state in daily clinical practice. The aim of this study was to develop and validate the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking cessation on respiratory symptoms, lung function, airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation
    B W M Willemse
    Dept of Pathology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 23:464-76. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation improves both direct and indirect airway hyperresponsiveness in COPD
    B W M Willemse
    University Hospital Groningen, Dept of Pathology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 24:391-6. 2004
    ..Thus, other factors are likely to induce these improvements, e.g. a reduction in stimulation of irritant receptors, airway wall changes or mucus hypersecretion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of 1-year smoking cessation on airway inflammation in COPD and asymptomatic smokers
    B W M Willemse
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Dept of Pathology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:835-45. 2005
    ..It remains to be elucidated whether this reflects a beneficial or detrimental effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased number of B-cells in bronchial biopsies in COPD
    M M E Gosman
    Dept of Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 27:60-4. 2006
    ..The authors suggest that these increased B-cell numbers may have an important contribution to the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...