Mike P Wattjes

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pdf No association of abnormal cranial venous drainage with multiple sclerosis: a magnetic resonance venography and flow-quantification study
    Mike P Wattjes
    MS Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:429-35. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Structural MRI
    Mike P Wattjes
    Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:S13-24. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of asymptomatic natalizumab-associated PML: are we between a rock and a hard place?
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, MS Center Amsterdam, Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 261:1139-43. 2014
  4. pmc Diagnostic relevance of high field MRI in clinical neuroradiology: the advantages and challenges of driving a sports car
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2304-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Diagnostic imaging of patients in a memory clinic: comparison of MR imaging and 64-detector row CT
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 253:174-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint High field MRI in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: high field-high yield?
    Mike P Wattjes
    MS Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 51:279-92. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Does high field MRI allow an earlier diagnosis of multiple sclerosis?
    Mike P Wattjes
    Dept of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Neurol 255:1159-63. 2008
  8. pmc Neuromuscular imaging in inherited muscle diseases
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081, HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:2447-60. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of high-field proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients presenting with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Neuroradiology 50:123-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Axonal damage but no increased glial cell activity in the normal-appearing white matter of patients with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis using high-field magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    M P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1517-22. 2007

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pdf No association of abnormal cranial venous drainage with multiple sclerosis: a magnetic resonance venography and flow-quantification study
    Mike P Wattjes
    MS Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:429-35. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the intracranial and extracranial venous anatomy and the intracerebral venous flow profile in patients with MS and healthy controls using magnetic resonance venography (MRV)...
  2. doi request reprint Structural MRI
    Mike P Wattjes
    Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:S13-24. 2011
    ..This review paper aims to give an overview of the application of structural MRI in the diagnostic procedure for memory clinic patients in terms of excluding and supporting the diagnosis of various diseases associated with dementia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of asymptomatic natalizumab-associated PML: are we between a rock and a hard place?
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, MS Center Amsterdam, Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 261:1139-43. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Diagnostic relevance of high field MRI in clinical neuroradiology: the advantages and challenges of driving a sports car
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2304-6. 2012
    ..5 T MRI. These findings are highly relevant since a new generation of high field MRI systems operating at 7 T has recently been introduced...
  5. doi request reprint Diagnostic imaging of patients in a memory clinic: comparison of MR imaging and 64-detector row CT
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 253:174-83. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint High field MRI in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: high field-high yield?
    Mike P Wattjes
    MS Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 51:279-92. 2009
    ..The objectives of this article are to review the current knowledge and level of evidence concerning the application of high field MRI in MS and to give some ideas of research perspectives in the future...
  7. doi request reprint Does high field MRI allow an earlier diagnosis of multiple sclerosis?
    Mike P Wattjes
    Dept of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Neurol 255:1159-63. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Neuromuscular imaging in inherited muscle diseases
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081, HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:2447-60. 2010
    ..We also provide diagnostic algorithms that might guide us through the differential diagnosis in hereditary myopathies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of high-field proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients presenting with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Neuroradiology 50:123-9. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Axonal damage but no increased glial cell activity in the normal-appearing white matter of patients with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis using high-field magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    M P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1517-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate metabolic alterations in NAWM in patients with CIS with use of high-field (1)H-MR spectroscopy and to compare the results to those in patients with an early course of MS...
  11. doi request reprint ["Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency" in multiple sclerosis - is multiple sclerosis a disease of the cerebrospinal venous outflow system?]
    M P Wattjes
    MS Center Amsterdam, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rofo 183:523-30. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the present conclusive data confuting the theory of CCSVI in MS should lead to reluctance with respect to the interventional treatment of possible venous anomalies in MS patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint High field MR imaging and 1H-MR spectroscopy in clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis: correlation between metabolic alterations and diagnostic MR imaging criteria
    Mike P Wattjes
    Dept of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Neurol 255:56-63. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Clinical application of multi-contrast 7-T MR imaging in multiple sclerosis: increased lesion detection compared to 3 T confined to grey matter
    Wolter L de Graaf
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:528-40. 2013
    ..However, a clinical MRI protocol at 7 T has never been investigated. We evaluated the clinical value of 7-T MRI by investigating the sensitivity of lesion detection compared with 3 T...
  14. pmc Improved in vivo detection of cortical lesions in multiple sclerosis using double inversion recovery MR imaging at 3 Tesla
    Birgit Simon
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:1675-83. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of a higher magnetic field strength of 3 Tesla (T) on the detection rate of cortical lesions in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, in particular using a dedicated double inversion recovery (DIR) pulse sequence...
  15. doi request reprint Spinal cord lesions in patients with clinically isolated syndrome: a powerful tool in diagnosis and prognosis
    Madeleine H Sombekke
    Department of Neurology, MS Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 80:69-75. 2013
    ..Our aim was to analyze the contribution of SC involvement in clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) in diagnosing MS according the McDonald 2010 criteria and in predicting conversion to clinically definite MS (CDMS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Higher sensitivity in the detection of inflammatory brain lesions in patients with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis using high field MRI: an intraindividual comparison of 1.5 T with 3.0 T
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:2067-73. 2006
    ..01; p=0.01). In conclusion, high-field MRI at 3.0 T provides a significantly higher detection rate of inflammatory brain lesions especially in the infratentorial, juxtacortical and periventricular anatomic region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Morphological features of MS lesions on FLAIR* at 7 T and their relation to patient characteristics
    Iris D Kilsdonk
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1118, 1081 HZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 261:1356-64. 2014
    ..In addition, our study shows that these phenomena do not show a relation to patient's clinical characteristics and cannot be allocated to certain MS disease subtypes. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint The structure of the geriatric depressed brain and response to electroconvulsive therapy
    Mardien L Oudega
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 222:1-9. 2014
    ..These results are possibly explained by the connectivity between these brain regions and an interconnected network that is particularly activated by the ECT-induced seizures. ..
  19. doi request reprint Cerebral blood flow measured with 3D pseudocontinuous arterial spin-labeling MR imaging in Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment: a marker for disease severity
    Maja A A Binnewijzend
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 267:221-30. 2013
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  20. pmc Lesion detection at seven Tesla in multiple sclerosis using magnetisation prepared 3D-FLAIR and 3D-DIR
    Wolter L de Graaf
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, NL 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:221-31. 2012
    ..To examine the feasibility and value of 7 T 3D T2-weighted Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (FLAIR) and Double Inversion Recovery (DIR) MR sequences for lesion detection in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Distinct perfusion patterns in Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies
    Maja A A Binnewijzend
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, VU University Medical Center and Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 24:2326-33. 2014
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Imaging of inflammatory lesions at 3.0 Tesla in patients with clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis: a comparison of fluid-attenuated inversion recovery with T2 turbo spin-echo
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1494-500. 2006
    ..In conclusion, FLAIR provides the highest sensitivity when compared with the T2 TSE, although T2 TSE still has a diagnostic relevance in terms of MRI criteria classification...
  23. doi request reprint Improved differentiation between MS and vascular brain lesions using FLAIR* at 7 Tesla
    Iris D Kilsdonk
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1118, 1081, hz, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 24:841-9. 2014
    ..To investigate whether a new magnetic resonance image (MRI) technique called T2*-weighted fluid attenuation inversion recovery (FLAIR*) can differentiate between multiple sclerosis (MS) and vascular brain lesions, at 7 Tesla (T)...
  24. doi request reprint Improved detection of active multiple sclerosis lesions: 3D subtraction imaging
    Bastiaan Moraal
    Department of Radiology, MS Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 255:154-63. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Shifting imaging targets in multiple sclerosis: from inflammation to neurodegeneration
    René M Vigeveno
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Magn Reson Imaging 36:1-19. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The chameleon of neuroinflammation: magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of natalizumab-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Mult Scler 19:1826-40. 2013
    ..Finally, we present guidelines to differentiate MRI findings in PML from inflammatory demyelinating lesions, to facilitate the early diagnosis of PML in patients treated with natalizumab. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations between cerebral small-vessel disease and Alzheimer disease pathology as measured by cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers
    Maartje I Kester
    Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA Neurol 71:855-62. 2014
    ..It remains unclear if and how associations between cerebral small-vessel disease and Alzheimer disease (AD) pathology lead to cognitive decline and dementia...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of cortical superficial siderosis in a memory clinic population
    Hazel I Zonneveld
    From the Alzheimer Center and the Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, and Departments of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine H I Z, M P W, F B, Neurology J D C G, N D P, P S, W M v d F, Epidemiology and Biostatistics W M v d F, Physics and Medical Technology J P A K, and Internal Medicine M M, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 82:698-704. 2014
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantitative regional validation of the visual rating scale for posterior cortical atrophy
    Christiane Möller
    Alzheimer Center and Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 24:397-404. 2014
    ..Validate the four-point visual rating scale for posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) on magnetic resonance images (MRI) through quantitative grey matter (GM) volumetry and voxel-based morphometry (VBM) to justify its use in clinical practice...
  30. pmc Visual assessment of posterior atrophy development of a MRI rating scale
    Esther L G E Koedam
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Centre, VU University Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 21:2618-25. 2011
    ..To develop a visual rating scale for posterior atrophy (PA) assessment and to analyse whether this scale aids in the discrimination between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other dementias...
  31. doi request reprint Inflammation high-field magnetic resonance imaging
    Iris D Kilsdonk
    Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 22:135-57, ix. 2012
    ..This article reviews the value of high-field MR imaging in examining inflammatory MS abnormalities. Furthermore, possibilities and challenges for the future of high-field MR imaging in MS are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pluriformity of inflammation in multiple sclerosis shown by ultra-small iron oxide particle enhancement
    Machteld M Vellinga
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:800-7. 2008
    ..The use of USPIO-enhanced MRI is likely to lead to more insight in the pluriformity of inflammation in multiple sclerosis...
  33. pmc Preparing children with a mock scanner training protocol results in high quality structural and functional MRI scans
    Henrica M A de Bie
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1079-85. 2010
    ..It may reduce the need for sedation in young children undergoing MRI. Our protocol is also effective in preparing young children to participate in fMRI investigations...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of improved microbleed detection by susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging
    Jeroen D C Goos
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Center, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 42:1894-900. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether associations of MBs with clinical characteristics, risk factors, white-matter hyperintensities, and lacunes were different on GRE versus SWI in memory clinic patients...
  35. doi request reprint Consensus recommendations for MS cortical lesion scoring using double inversion recovery MRI
    J J G Geurts
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, MF G 116, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 76:418-24. 2011
    ..This study aimed to formulate consensus recommendations for scoring cortical lesions in patients with MS, using DIR images acquired in 6 European centers according to local protocols...
  36. doi request reprint Molecular imaging in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: visual assessment of [11C]PIB and [18F]FDDNP PET images
    Nelleke Tolboom
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:882-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate visual assessment of [(11)C]PIB and [(18)F]FDDNP PET images as potential supportive diagnostic markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fatal B-cell lymphoma following chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids
    Hjalmar J De Graaff
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA Neurol 70:915-8. 2013
    ..We report on a well-documented patient who presented with clinical, radiological, and pathological characteristics of CLIPPERS and who had an unfavorable outcome...
  38. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities and cognitive impairment during electroconvulsive therapy in severely depressed elderly patients
    Mardien L Oudega
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and VU University Medical Centre and GGZ in Geest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:157-66. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that both white matter hyperintensities and medial temporal lobe atrophy contribute to transient cognitive impairment during ECT...
  39. pmc The Holy Grail in diagnostic neuroradiology: 3T or 3D?
    Frederik Barkhof
    Eur Radiol 21:449-56. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Different early pathogenesis in myotilinopathy compared to primary desminopathy
    Dirk Fischer
    Muskellabor, Department of Neurology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Neuromuscul Disord 16:361-7. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that unrelated molecular pathways may result in seemingly similar disease phenotypes at late disease stages...
  41. ncbi request reprint The investigation of acute optic neuritis: a review and proposed protocol
    Axel Petzold
    Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Nat Rev Neurol 10:447-58. 2014
    ..In this article, we review the literature and attempt to formulate a consensus for the investigation of patients with acute optic neuritis, both in standard care and in research with relevance to clinical treatment trials. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of natalizumab-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy using MRI
    Mike P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, MS Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Neurol 27:260-70. 2014
    ..This review describe the role and advancements of MRI in the diagnosis and monitoring of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in multiple sclerosis patients treated with natalizumab...
  43. ncbi request reprint Atelectasis in children undergoing either propofol infusion or positive pressure ventilation anesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging
    Goetz Lutterbey
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:121-5. 2007
    ..Atelectasis because of anesthesia is a recognized problem but may be affected by the anesthetic technique. We compared magnetic resonance images of atelectasis in children undergoing two types of anesthesia...
  44. ncbi request reprint Double inversion recovery brain imaging at 3T: diagnostic value in the detection of multiple sclerosis lesions
    M P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:54-9. 2007
    ..To prospectively determine the sensitivity in the detection of multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions by using double inversion recovery (DIR), fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR), and T2-weighted turbo spin-echo (T2 TSE) MR imaging at 3T...
  45. ncbi request reprint Does high-field MR imaging have an influence on the classification of patients with clinically isolated syndromes according to current diagnostic mr imaging criteria for multiple sclerosis?
    M P Wattjes
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1794-8. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of the prostate at 3.0T with external phased array coil - preliminary results
    N Morakkabati-Spitz
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 13:287-91. 2008
    ..0T enables to image the prostate without endorectal coil. Aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of phased array coil 3.0T MRI in patients with suspicion of prostate cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of a speed optimized T2 weighted fast spin echo sequence at 3.0 T using variable flip angle refocusing, half-Fourier acquisition and parallel imaging
    G Lutterbey
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Br J Radiol 80:668-73. 2007
    ..FAS-TSE provides sufficient T2-SE contrast and diagnostic image quality for whole brain studies in 11 s. It is suited to reduce motion artefacts in restless patients and for fast acquisition of additional scanning planes...