Richelle J F Felt-Bersma

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound in benign anorectal disorders: clinical relevance and possibilities
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:587-606. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Temperature-controlled radiofrequency energy (SECCA) to the anal canal for the treatment of faecal incontinence offers moderate improvement
    Richelle J Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:575-80. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Haemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, anal fissure, peri-anal fistulae and sexually transmitted diseases
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:575-92. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [Colonic lavage prior to colonoscopy: comparable outcomes of two polyethylene-glycol preparations and a sodium-phosphate solution]
    R J Felt-Bersma
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:181-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Faecal incontinence: physiotherapy first before referral for further diagnostics and therapy]
    R J F Felt-Bersma
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1257-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Rectal prolapse, rectal intussusception, rectocele, solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, and enterocele
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:645-68, ix. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound in perianal fistulas and abscesses
    R J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Liver Dis 38:537-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Selecting an outcome measure for evaluating treatment in fecal incontinence
    Marije Deutekom
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:2294-301. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Anal inspection and digital rectal examination compared to anorectal physiology tests and endoanal ultrasonography in evaluating fecal incontinence
    Annette C Dobben
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:783-90. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Atrophy and defects detection of the external anal sphincter: comparison between three-dimensional anal endosonography and endoanal magnetic resonance imaging
    Marcel Cazemier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:20-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound in benign anorectal disorders: clinical relevance and possibilities
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:587-606. 2008
    ..With perianal fistula the tracts can be visualized. Introducing hydrogen peroxide via the external fistula opening improves imaging. Endoanal ultrasound and MRI have comparable results in diagnosing anorectal disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Temperature-controlled radiofrequency energy (SECCA) to the anal canal for the treatment of faecal incontinence offers moderate improvement
    Richelle J Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:575-80. 2007
    ..We investigated the effectiveness of radiofrequency and possible changes in the anal sphincter with 3D-ultrasound in patients with faecal incontinence...
  3. doi request reprint Haemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, anal fissure, peri-anal fistulae and sexually transmitted diseases
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:575-92. 2009
    ..Peri-anal fistulae in Crohn's disease are treated conservatively and surgery is only required in cases with abscesses. Sexually transmitted proctitis needs to be adequately recognised and treated according to the infectious agent...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Colonic lavage prior to colonoscopy: comparable outcomes of two polyethylene-glycol preparations and a sodium-phosphate solution]
    R J Felt-Bersma
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:181-5. 2004
    ..Comparison of three cleansing solutions for bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Faecal incontinence: physiotherapy first before referral for further diagnostics and therapy]
    R J F Felt-Bersma
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1257-9. 2008
    ..Patients who do not improve should be referred to a specialist for further diagnostics and therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Rectal prolapse, rectal intussusception, rectocele, solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, and enterocele
    Richelle J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:645-68, ix. 2008
    ..An enterocele should only be operated when pain and heaviness are predominant symptoms and it is refractory to conservative therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound in perianal fistulas and abscesses
    R J F Felt-Bersma
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Liver Dis 38:537-43. 2006
    ..Anal ultrasound can also be used to monitor (medical) therapy in patients with Crohn's disease. Especially considering the easiness of performing and lesser costs then MRI, endoanal ultrasound merits more attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selecting an outcome measure for evaluating treatment in fecal incontinence
    Marije Deutekom
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:2294-301. 2005
    ..We studied associations between changes after treatment for a number of outcome measures and compared them to patients' subjective perception of relief...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anal inspection and digital rectal examination compared to anorectal physiology tests and endoanal ultrasonography in evaluating fecal incontinence
    Annette C Dobben
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:783-90. 2007
    ..We examined if and how findings of anal inspection and rectal examination are associated with anorectal function tests and endoanal ultrasonography...
  10. ncbi request reprint Atrophy and defects detection of the external anal sphincter: comparison between three-dimensional anal endosonography and endoanal magnetic resonance imaging
    Marcel Cazemier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:20-7. 2006
    ..In addition, we compared both techniques for anal sphincter thickness and length measurements...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of defecation: effects of coffee use and nicotine on rectal tone and visceral sensitivity
    Cornelius E J Sloots
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:808-13. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of coffee and nicotine on rectal tone, compliance and sensitivity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hydrogen peroxide-enhanced three-dimensional endoanal ultrasonography and endoanal magnetic resonance imaging in evaluating perianal fistulas: agreement and patient preference
    Rachel L West
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:1319-24. 2004
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  13. doi request reprint Colonic lavage with two polyethylene glycol solutions prior to colonoscopy makes no difference: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Maria M Szojda
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:622-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to establish equivalence between a 3-l sulphate-free polyethylene glycol solution (SF-PEG) and a 4-l PEG solution in effectiveness, patients' acceptability and tolerability...
  14. ncbi request reprint Volume measurements of the anal sphincter complex in healthy controls and fecal-incontinent patients with a three-dimensional reconstruction of endoanal ultrasonography images
    Rachel L West
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:540-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine sphincter volume, length, and external anal sphincter thickness in healthy controls and fecal incontinent patients by use of a three-dimensional reconstruction of endoanal ultrasonography images...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differences in taste between two polyethylene glycol preparations
    Maria M Szojda
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:379-81. 2007
    ..Poor taste is an important factor for non-compliance and is one of the leading causes of therapy failure. The aim of the study was to compare the taste of two commonly used PEG preparations, PEG 4000 and PEG 3350...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Women with chronic constipation: clinical examination is more important than anorectal function testing]
    Tze J Lam
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A5665. 2013
    ..Anorectal manometry and anal endosonography provide little added value to physical examination in women with chronic constipation. Anorectal function testing should be reserved for selected cases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of gender, parity, and caloric load on gastrorectal response in healthy subjects: a barostat study
    Cornelius E J Sloots
    Department of Gastroenterology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Dis Sci 48:516-21. 2003
    ..Therefore, to study gastrorectal meal response with the barostat, a meal of 600-kcal is sufficient and a correction for parity should be made when results are compared...
  18. pmc Referral for anorectal function evaluation is indicated in 65% and beneficial in 92% of patients
    Maria M Szojda
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Gastroenterol 14:272-7. 2008
    ..To determine the indicated referrals to a tertiary centre for patients with anorectal symptoms, the effect of the advised treatment and the discomfort of the tests...
  19. doi request reprint Cross-sectional imaging of the anal sphincter in fecal incontinence
    Annette C Dobben
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, G1 228, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:671-82. 2008
    ..CONCLUSION: Cross-sectional imaging has increased the understanding of the sphincter complex, resulting in a more adequate evaluation of fecal incontinence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endosonographic evidence of persistence of Crohn's disease-associated fistulas after infliximab treatment, irrespective of clinical response
    Ad A van Bodegraven
    Department of Gastroenterology, Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:39-45; discussion 45-6. 2002
    ..Whether fistulas disappear or remainders of fistulas persist is unknown. This study documents fistulous tracts before and after infliximab therapy by means of hydrogen peroxide-enhanced endosonography..