Ghent University

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Organization: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Top Publications

  1. doi Topography of the rabbit paranasal sinuses as a prerequisite to model human sinusitis
    Christophe Casteleyn
    Department of Morphology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Rhinology 48:300-4. 2010
  2. doi Nautella italica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a marine electroactive biofilm
    Ilse Vandecandelaere
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Vakgroep Biochemie, Fysiologie en Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:811-7. 2009
  3. ncbi 90-day follow-up of patients treated with Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) for severe sepsis: a Belgian open label study
    J Decruyenaere
    Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 64:16-22. 2009
  4. doi Segmentation of white matter flaring areas in ultrasound images of very-low-birth-weight preterm infants
    Ewout Vansteenkiste
    Department of Telecommunications and Information Processing TELIN, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:991-1004. 2009
  5. doi Acute normal tissue reactions in head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRT: influence of dose and association with genetic polymorphisms in DNA DSB repair genes
    Joke Werbrouck
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1187-95. 2009
  6. doi Mechanism of action of clinically approved adjuvants
    Bart N Lambrecht
    Department of Respiratory Diseases, University of Ghent, De Pintelaan, Belgium
    Curr Opin Immunol 21:23-9. 2009
  7. doi Destructive otomastoiditis by MRSA from porcine origin
    Helen Van Hoecke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Laryngoscope 119:137-40. 2009
  8. doi Development of a multi-mycotoxin liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry method for sweet pepper analysis
    Sofie Monbaliu
    Laboratory of Food Analysis, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:3-11. 2009
  9. doi Computer-assisted sperm analysis of fresh epididymal cat spermatozoa and the impact of cool storage (4 degrees C) on sperm quality
    M Filliers
    Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Theriogenology 70:1550-9. 2008
  10. doi Closing the knowledge-performance gap: an audit of medical management for severe paediatric trauma in Flanders (Belgium)
    Patrick Van de Voorde
    Department of Paediatrics and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Resuscitation 79:67-72. 2008

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Publications62

  1. doi Topography of the rabbit paranasal sinuses as a prerequisite to model human sinusitis
    Christophe Casteleyn
    Department of Morphology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Rhinology 48:300-4. 2010
    ..Although several such studies have already been performed, the topography of the rabbit dorsal conchal and maxillary sinuses is described ambiguously and the existence of the ethmoidal, frontal and sphenoidal sinuses is controversial...
  2. doi Nautella italica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a marine electroactive biofilm
    Ilse Vandecandelaere
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Vakgroep Biochemie, Fysiologie en Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:811-7. 2009
    ..Therefore the five isolates represent a novel genus and species, for which the name Nautella italica gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is LMG 24365(T) (=CCUG 55857(T)). The DNA G+C content of the type strain is 61 mol%...
  3. ncbi 90-day follow-up of patients treated with Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) for severe sepsis: a Belgian open label study
    J Decruyenaere
    Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 64:16-22. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Segmentation of white matter flaring areas in ultrasound images of very-low-birth-weight preterm infants
    Ewout Vansteenkiste
    Department of Telecommunications and Information Processing TELIN, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:991-1004. 2009
    ..Finally, using the flaring area as a criterion we improve the sensitivity of PVL detection up to 98% as compared with the state of the art...
  5. doi Acute normal tissue reactions in head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRT: influence of dose and association with genetic polymorphisms in DNA DSB repair genes
    Joke Werbrouck
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1187-95. 2009
    ..1843A>G, c.562-14A>G, c.722C>T), Rad51 (c.-3429G>C, c.-3392G>T), Lig4 (c.26C>T, c.1704T>C), Ku70 (c.-1310C>G), and Ku80 (c.2110-2408G>A) and the occurrence of acute reactions after radiotherapy...
  6. doi Mechanism of action of clinically approved adjuvants
    Bart N Lambrecht
    Department of Respiratory Diseases, University of Ghent, De Pintelaan, Belgium
    Curr Opin Immunol 21:23-9. 2009
    ..How exactly these pathways interact remains to be determined...
  7. doi Destructive otomastoiditis by MRSA from porcine origin
    Helen Van Hoecke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Laryngoscope 119:137-40. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a complicated case of otomastoiditis caused by a pig-type MRSA...
  8. doi Development of a multi-mycotoxin liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry method for sweet pepper analysis
    Sofie Monbaliu
    Laboratory of Food Analysis, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:3-11. 2009
    ..Beauvericin (9-484 microg kg(-1)) and fumonisins (fumonisin-B(1) up to 4330 microg kg(-1), fumonisin-B(2) up to 4900 microg kg(-1), and fumonisin-B(3) up to 299 microg kg(-1)) were detected...
  9. doi Computer-assisted sperm analysis of fresh epididymal cat spermatozoa and the impact of cool storage (4 degrees C) on sperm quality
    M Filliers
    Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Theriogenology 70:1550-9. 2008
    ..However, the influence of cool storage of cat spermatozoa on subsequent in vitro embryo development and quality after IVF requires further investigation...
  10. doi Closing the knowledge-performance gap: an audit of medical management for severe paediatric trauma in Flanders (Belgium)
    Patrick Van de Voorde
    Department of Paediatrics and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Resuscitation 79:67-72. 2008
    ..Considerable variability in (paediatric) trauma care has been reported. We wanted to audit current practice in Flanders (Belgium)...
  11. ncbi STOP-IT: Windows executable software for the stop-signal paradigm
    Frederick Verbruggen
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Behav Res Methods 40:479-83. 2008
    ..STOP-IT and ANALYZE-IT are completely based on free software, are distributed under the GNU General Public License, and are available at the personal Web sites of the first two authors or at expsy.ugent.be/tscope/stop.html...
  12. doi Transcriptional regulation of autocrine IL-6 expression in multiple myeloma cells
    Sarah Gerlo
    Laboratory of Eukaryotic Gene Expression and Signal Transduction LEGEST University Gent 11th floor K L Ledeganckstraat 35 9000 GENT Belgium
    Cell Signal 20:1489-96. 2008
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  13. ncbi Levetiracetam and bleeding disorders
    Paul Boon
    Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Belg 107:97-102. 2007
    ..Further a review of clinical trials suggests that levetiracetam does not appear to cause clinically significant or relevant hematological adverse events suggestive of underlying hematological disorders...
  14. doi Reclassification of Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003 as a later synonym of Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986
    Mario Vaneechoutte
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University Hospital, Blok A, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:937-40. 2008
    ..These findings were corroborated for a second representative of the A. grimontii type strain, DSM 14968T. These data confirm that Acinetobacter grimontii is a later heterotypic synonym of Acinetobacter junii...
  15. ncbi Computerized physician order entry in critical care
    Kirsten Colpaert
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 23:27-38. 2009
    ..Therefore, and for reasons of end-user acceptance, implementation is challenging. CPOE has the potential for significant economic saving. However, the initial implementation cost is high...
  16. ncbi Tuning of silicon-on-insulator ring resonators with liquid crystal cladding using the longitudinal field component
    Wout De Cort
    Department of Information Technology, Photonics Research Group, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Opt Lett 34:2054-6. 2009
    ..Tuning of the liquid crystal birefringence affects primarily the longitudinal component of the electric field. We achieve a tuning range of 0.6 nm. Through simulation and experiment we perform a thorough study of this phenomenon...
  17. doi Long-term sealing ability of Resilon apical root-end fillings
    M A A De Bruyne
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int Endod J 42:884-92. 2009
    ..To evaluate ex vivo the long-term sealing ability of the SE Resilon Epiphany system as an apical root-end filling material...
  18. doi Wuggy: a multilingual pseudoword generator
    Emmanuel Keuleers
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Methods 42:627-33. 2010
    ..Currently, the program is available for Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Serbian, and Basque, and, with little effort, it can be expanded to other languages...
  19. doi Vagus nerve stimulation and the postictal state
    Kristl Vonck
    Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy and Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Epilepsy Behav 19:182-5. 2010
    ..Both the clinical symptoms and the basic research hypotheses of the postictal state show similarities with clinical effects induced by VNS and its underlying mechanisms of action...
  20. pmc Reactive oxygen species and small-conductance calcium-dependent potassium channels are key mediators of inflammation-induced hypotension and shock
    Anje Cauwels
    Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, VIB, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Ghent, Belgium
    J Mol Med (Berl) 88:921-30. 2010
    ..Moreover, they may also explain why antioxidants other than tempol fail to provide survival benefit during shock...
  21. doi Medication administration in nursing homes: pharmacists' contribution to error prevention
    Charlotte L Verrue
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:275-83. 2010
    ..The elderly use a large number of medications, which exposes them to an increased risk for medication-related errors, especially in nursing homes...
  22. doi An evaluation of family-centered care services and organization of visiting policies in Belgian intensive care units: a multicenter survey
    Dominique M Vandijck
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Heart Lung 39:137-46. 2010
    ..However, despite the data available, practice has not changed much to incorporate these findings...
  23. doi The automatic orienting of attention to goal-relevant stimuli
    Julia Vogt
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 134:61-9. 2010
    ..The results provide evidence for motivational accounts of attention, which state that the automatic allocation of attention is guided by the current goals of a person...
  24. doi GP4 of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus contains a neutralizing epitope that is susceptible to immunoselection in vitro
    Sarah Costers
    Laboratory of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Arch Virol 155:371-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study shows that the neutralizing epitope on GP4 is susceptible to immunoselection by antibodies in vitro...
  25. doi Does bracing influence brain activity during knee movement: an fMRI study
    Youri Thijs
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Ghent University Hospital, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1145-9. 2010
    ..The results of this study also show that the intensity of brain activation during knee movement can be influenced by the intensity of proprioceptive stimulation at the joint...
  26. doi Errors recruit both cognitive and emotional monitoring systems: simultaneous intracranial recordings in the dorsal anterior cingulate gyrus and amygdala combined with fMRI
    Gilles Pourtois
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:1144-59. 2010
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  27. doi Epidemiology of peritoneal dialysis: a story of believers and nonbelievers
    Norbert Lameire
    Renal Division, University Hospital, 185 De Pintelaan, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Nat Rev Nephrol 6:75-82. 2010
    ..To achieve these goals, academic and nonacademic training centers, which often consider peritoneal dialysis to be a low-level priority, must invest in research and training related to peritoneal dialysis...
  28. doi Did 20 years of technological innovations in hemodialysis contribute to better patient outcomes?
    Norbert Lameire
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, 185, De Pintelaan, 9000 Gent Belgium
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:S30-40. 2009
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  29. pmc Nitrite protects against morbidity and mortality associated with TNF- or LPS-induced shock in a soluble guanylate cyclase-dependent manner
    Anje Cauwels
    Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, 9052 Ghent, Belgium
    J Exp Med 206:2915-24. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we show that nitrite can protect against toxicity in shock via sGC-dependent signaling, which may include hypoxic vasodilation necessary to maintain microcirculation and organ function, and cardioprotection...
  30. doi A dual role for HSP90 and HSP70 in the inflammatory myopathies: from muscle fiber protection to active invasion by macrophages
    Boel De Paepe
    Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:463-9. 2009
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  31. ncbi Impact of oxygenator characteristics on its capability to remove gaseous microemboli
    Filip De Somer
    Heart Center, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    J Extra Corpor Technol 39:271-3. 2007
    ..Venous line filtration is a more efficient way for clearing gaseous microemboli...
  32. doi mRNA expression of Bcl-2, Bax, caspase-3 and -7 cannot be used as a marker for apoptosis in bovine blastocysts
    L Vandaele
    Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Anim Reprod Sci 106:168-73. 2008
    ..Immunofluorescent staining of caspase-3 and -7 is a better choice where as for Bcl-2 no reliable and practicable alternative is available at the moment...
  33. ncbi Management of herbicide-tolerant oilseed rape in Europe: a case study on minimizing vertical gene flow
    Yann Devos
    Service of Biosafety and Biotechnology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Environ Biosafety Res 3:135-48. 2004
    ..The implementation of the recommended practices may, however, be difficult, entailing various challenges...
  34. ncbi Early interactions of Flavobacterium psychrophilum with macrophages of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
    Amin Nematollahi
    Laboratory of Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology, Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:23-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, due to lower ROS production, spleen macrophages have a lower antimicrobial action against F. psychrophilum, compared to head kidney macrophages and, thus, might form a 'safe site' in which bacteria can reside...
  35. ncbi Temperament, personality, and developmental psychopathology as childhood antecedents of personality disorders
    Ivan Mervielde
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers Disord 19:171-201. 2005
    ..Our analysis of the CBCL (Achenbach, 1991) and the DIPSI (currently under development at Ghent University), two dimensional models for childhood psychopathology, suggests two common broadband factors, internalizing ..
  36. ncbi Histological description of tooth formation in adult Eretmodus cf. cyanostictus (Teleostei, Cichlidae)
    E Vandervennet
    Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vetebrate Department, Vautierstraat 29, B 1000 Brussel, Belgium
    Arch Oral Biol 50:635-43. 2005
    ..The observation that the enamel organ in adult E. cf. cyanostictus develops asymmetrically is significant for understanding tooth shape variation in the Eretmodini...
  37. pmc Fatal peritonitis caused by Pasteurella multocida capsular type F in calves
    Boudewijn Catry
    Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, BE 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1480-3. 2005
    ..The outbreak was characterized by fibrinous peritonitis and mortality, which are hitherto unreported features of P. multocida capsular type F infections...
  38. ncbi Purification and characterization of vitellin from the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea; Mysidacea)
    An Ghekiere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 138:427-33. 2004
    ..integer. These antisera will be used to develop immunoassays to study vitellogenesis in mysids and to detect potential stimulatory or inhibitory effects of endocrine disruptors on the production of vitellin...
  39. ncbi Anti-nociceptive and sedative effects of sufentanil long acting during and after sevoflurane anaesthesia in dogs
    I Polis
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Biology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburgylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 51:242-8. 2004
    ..3% for sevoflurane; although several typical opioid side-effects occurred. To achieve this advantageous dosage-reducing effect 15 min should be respected between sufentanil LA administration and induction of sevoflurane anaesthesia...
  40. ncbi Intermittent hemodialysis for acute renal failure patients--an update
    Norbert Lameire
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital, De Pintelaan, Gent, Belgium
    Contrib Nephrol 144:255-63. 2004
  41. ncbi History and diagnostic value of antibodies to citrullinated proteins in rheumatoid arthritis
    I Peene
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Gent, Belgium
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:107-16. 2004
    ..This review gives an overview of the history of the different anti-citrullinated protein antibody detection methods and their diagnostic and prognostic properties in RA...
  42. pmc Vaccination with an Ostertagia ostertagi polyprotein allergen protects calves against homologous challenge infection
    Isabel Vercauteren
    Department of Morphology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, B 9820 Merelbeke, Ghent, Belgium
    Infect Immun 72:2995-3001. 2004
    ..In contrast to the native antigen, recombinant OPA expressed in Escherichia coli did not stimulate any protection...
  43. pmc Cloning of 16S rRNA genes amplified from normal and disturbed vaginal microflora suggests a strong association between Atopobium vaginae, Gardnerella vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis
    Rita Verhelst
    Department Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Microbiol 4:16. 2004
    ..Here, we report on the results obtained by combining culture and PCR-based methods to characterize the normal and disturbed vaginal microflora...
  44. ncbi Identification of Bifidobacterium species using rep-PCR fingerprinting
    Liesbeth Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:557-63. 2003
    ..In conclusion, rep-PCR fingerprinting using the BOXA1R primer can be considered as a promising genotypic tool for the identification of a wide range of bifidobacteria at the species, subspecies and potentially up to the strain level...
  45. pmc Quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction for measurement of human interleukin-5 receptor alpha spliced isoforms mRNA
    Claudina PĂ©rez
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Otorhynolaringology, Ghent University Hospital De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Biotechnol 3:17. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a reliable and sensitive real-time quantitative PCR assay to analyse the expression level of each isoform...
  46. ncbi Availability of heavy metals for uptake by Salix viminalis on a moderately contaminated dredged sediment disposal site
    E Meers
    Department of Applied Analytical and Physical Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Ecochemistry, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 137:354-64. 2005
    ..The use of accumulating clones and the use of soil amendments might enhance extraction efficiency in future research...
  47. ncbi The reluctance to generalize corrective experiences in chronic low back pain patients: a questionnaire study of dysfunctional cognitions
    Liesbet Goubert
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 43:1055-67. 2005
    ..As predicted, pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear had a unique contribution in predicting the lack of generalization of corrective experiences, over and above sociodemogaphic variables, pain severity and pain duration...
  48. ncbi The mean and variance of the selection differential after top-down selection from a mixture of normal samples
    Wilfried De Corte
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Math Stat Psychol 58:43-54. 2005
    ..The difference between the two procedures is illustrated by means of an example application, and it is shown how the present results are particularly helpful in determining the expected utility of personnel selection decisions...
  49. doi Gastrin-releasing peptide receptor imaging in human breast carcinoma versus immunohistochemistry
    Christophe Van de Wiele
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Nucl Med 49:260-4. 2008
    ..This study reports on the uptake of (99m)Tc-RP527 by human breast carcinoma and its relationship to gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (GRP-R) expression as measured by immunohistochemistry (IHC)...
  50. ncbi Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the home environment of newly infected cystic fibrosis patients
    P Schelstraete
    Cystic Fibrosis Centres, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 31:822-9. 2008
    ..The bathroom should be targeted in any preventive cleaning procedures. An environmental source of the new infection could not be ruled out in nine patients...
  51. ncbi Upward fixation of the patella in the horse. A retrospective study
    M Dumoulin
    Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology of Domestic Animals, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 20:119-25. 2007
    ..6%). Results indicate that conservative treatment, with special attention for CTS, is worth trying before performing more radical procedures to correct UFP, and that a longer convalescence period after MPD is desirable...
  52. ncbi Growth factor modulation of fibroblast proliferation, differentiation, and invasion: implications for tissue valve engineering
    Kishan Narine
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Tissue Eng 12:2707-16. 2006
    ..A growth factor cocktail (TGF-beta, EGF, bFGF) has been established that maintains TGF-beta-induced trans-differentiation but overcomes TGF-beta-induced growth inhibition while stimulating fibroblast proliferation and invasion...
  53. ncbi Determination of lactate concentrations in blood plasma and peritoneal fluid in horses with colic by an Accusport analyzer
    Catherine Delesalle
    Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Vet Intern Med 21:293-301. 2007
    ..Intestinal hypoperfusion can lead to increased lactate concentrations in plasma and peritoneal fluid of horses with colic...
  54. ncbi Cryptococcoma unresponsive to antifungal treatment in a 63-year-old non-HIV-infected male
    Y Coppens
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent, De Pintelaan 185
    Acta Clin Belg 61:359-62. 2006
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed by two independent anatomopathological examinations...
  55. pmc Validity of the inexpensive Stepping Meter in counting steps in free living conditions: a pilot study
    K De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Sports Med 40:714-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate if inexpensive Stepping Meters are valid in counting steps in adults in free living conditions...
  56. ncbi Four stage liquid chromatographic selection of methionyl peptides for peptide-centric proteome analysis: the proteome of human multipotent adult progenitor cells
    Kris Gevaert
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Protein Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, A Baertsoenkaai 3, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Proteome Res 5:1415-28. 2006
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  57. ncbi Can the Children's Communication Checklist differentiate autism spectrum subtypes?
    Sylvie Verte
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Autism 10:266-87. 2006
    ..The findings support the autism spectrum concept based on severity of symptom impairment rather than distinct categories...
  58. ncbi Permutation based methods for comparing quality of life between observed treatments
    Beatrijs Moerkerke
    Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, UGent, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S9, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Stat Med 24:4055-66. 2005
    ..We apply the new methodology to analyse QOL data in an observational study of four different treatments of breast cancer. We discover that a single question captures most of the observed treatment differences in this population...
  59. ncbi Boric acid as a mobile phase additive for high performance liquid chromatography separation of ribose, arabinose and ribulose
    Cassandra De Muynck
    Laboratory of Industrial Microbiology and Biocatalysis, Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Chromatogr A 1101:115-21. 2006
    ..Excellent separation between ribose, ribulose and arabinose was achieved with concentrations between 0.1 and 10 gL(-1) of discrete sugar...
  60. pmc DAS28 best reflects the physician's clinical judgment of response to infliximab therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients: validation of the DAS28 score in patients under infliximab treatment
    Bert Vander Cruyssen
    Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R1063-71. 2005
    ..We proved that the momentary DAS28 score correlates best with this decision and demonstrated the robustness of the score and the coefficients of the DAS28 in a cohort of RA patients under infliximab therapy...
  61. ncbi Free perforator flaps in children
    Koenraad Van Landuyt
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:159-69. 2005
    ..There is also the need to minimize donor-site morbidity from aesthetic, functional, and psychological perspectives...
  62. ncbi Increased fibroblast proliferation induced by light emitting diode and low power laser irradiation
    Elke M Vinck
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Lasers Med Sci 18:95-9. 2003
    ..As Light Emitting Diode (LED) devices are commercially introduced as an alternative for Low Level Laser (LLL) Therapy, the ability of LED in influencing wound healing processes at cellular level was examined...