Philippe van de Borne

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arterial baroreflex control of the sinus node during dobutamine exercise stress testing
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 33:987-91. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint New evidence of baroreflex dysfunction in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Philippe van de Borne
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, Brussels 1070, Belgium
    Clin Sci (Lond) 108:215-6. 2005
  3. pmc Variability science in intensive care - how relevant is it?
    P van de Borne
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 8:414-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Arterial stiffness and wave reflections in patients with sickle cell disease
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 44:924-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of pulse pressure and augmentation index as surrogate measures of arterial stiffness during beta-adrenergic stimulation
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 22:511-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute arterio-venous fistula occlusion decreases sympathetic activity and improves baroreflex control in kidney transplanted patients
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme ULB University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1606-12. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Peripheral sympathetic control during dobutamine infusion: effects of aging and heart failure
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1605-10. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential characteristics of neural circulatory control: early versus late after cardiac transplantation
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Belgium
    Circulation 104:1809-13. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation alters arterial baroreflex control of heart rate and muscle sympathetic nerve activity
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Erasme Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H536-41. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure and neuroendocrine control after diet-assisted gastric restrictive surgery
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 18:301-6. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Arterial baroreflex control of the sinus node during dobutamine exercise stress testing
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 33:987-91. 1999
    ..Baroreflex control of the sinus node is not reset when hemodynamic characteristics of exercise are reproduced in the absence of modifications in central command and muscles afferents...
  2. ncbi request reprint New evidence of baroreflex dysfunction in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Philippe van de Borne
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, Brussels 1070, Belgium
    Clin Sci (Lond) 108:215-6. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, more research is needed to better delineate the respective contribution of cardiac vagal and sympathetic dysregulation, and the extent to which these abnormalities relate to genetic mutations as well as to clinical status...
  3. pmc Variability science in intensive care - how relevant is it?
    P van de Borne
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 8:414-5. 2004
    ..Numerous parameters interact to modify variability in intensive care. The commentary discusses why variability can nevertheless accurately estimate prognosis and how easily this can be implemented in the critically ill...
  4. ncbi request reprint Arterial stiffness and wave reflections in patients with sickle cell disease
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 44:924-9. 2004
    ..SS patients have a paradoxical negative association between PWV and MAP, suggesting that low MAP does not protect them against arterial stiffness impairment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of pulse pressure and augmentation index as surrogate measures of arterial stiffness during beta-adrenergic stimulation
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 22:511-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the validity of AI and PP as surrogate measures of arterial stiffness compared with PWV, during beta-adrenergic stimulation with Isoprenaline (Iso)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute arterio-venous fistula occlusion decreases sympathetic activity and improves baroreflex control in kidney transplanted patients
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme ULB University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1606-12. 2004
    ..We therefore assessed the effects of acute AVF occlusion on baroreflex sensitivity and on MSNA in patients with stable functional kidney grafts and patent AVF...
  7. ncbi request reprint Peripheral sympathetic control during dobutamine infusion: effects of aging and heart failure
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1605-10. 2003
    ..We assessed the effects of beta-adrenergic agonism on muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and young and matched controls...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential characteristics of neural circulatory control: early versus late after cardiac transplantation
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Belgium
    Circulation 104:1809-13. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that restored LF oscillations in RR in heart transplant recipients (HTRs) are linked to oscillations in muscle sympathetic nerve traffic (MSNA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation alters arterial baroreflex control of heart rate and muscle sympathetic nerve activity
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Erasme Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H536-41. 2000
    ..Blunted baroreflex gain during hyperventilation may be a mechanism that facilitates simultaneous increases in BP, heart rate, and sympathetic activity during dynamic exercise and chemoreceptor activation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure and neuroendocrine control after diet-assisted gastric restrictive surgery
    P van de Borne
    Hypertension Clinic, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 18:301-6. 2000
    ..Long-term weight control after conventional diet is disappointing but may be improved when diet is assisted by gastric restrictive surgery (GRS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of enoximone on peripheral and central chemoreflex responses in humans
    Marko Gujic
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H322-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, this effect is specific for the peripheral chemoreflex, inasmuch as central chemoreflex and isometric handgrip responses were not altered by enoximone...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased metaboreflex activity is related to exercise intolerance in heart transplant patients
    Anne Houssiere
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 293:H3699-706. 2007
    ..In conclusion, heart transplantation does not normalize muscle metaboreceptor activity; both increased metaboreflex and chemoreflex control are related to exercise intolerance in HTRs...
  13. doi request reprint Nicotine increases chemoreflex sensitivity to hypoxia in non-smokers
    Jean Francois Argacha
    Department of Cardiology, CUB Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 26:284-94. 2008
    ..The peripheral chemoreflex contributes to cardiovascular regulation and represents the first line of defence against hypoxia. The effects of nicotine on chemoreflex regulation in non-smoking humans are unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of peripheral chemoreceptors deactivation on sympathetic activity in heart transplant recipients
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 45:894-900. 2005
    ..75, P<0.01). In conclusion, tonic chemoreflex activation increases resting muscle sympathetic nerve activity and favors blood pressure elevation after heart transplantation...
  15. doi request reprint Acute effects of nicotine on arterial stiffness and wave reflection in healthy young non-smokers
    Dionysios Adamopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 36:784-9. 2009
    ..This is accompanied by an increase in carotid-femoral PWV, denoting a deterioration of arterial compliance by nicotine...
  16. doi request reprint Intensified large artery and microvascular response to cold adrenergic stimulation in African blacks
    Dionysios Adamopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Hypertens 22:958-63. 2009
    ..We therefore decided to test the hypothesis that cold pressor test (CPT) elicits a greater increase in arterial stiffness and an enhanced sympathetic skin vasoconstriction in African blacks than in whites normotensives...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does endothelin play a role in chemoreception during acute hypoxia in normal men?
    Marko Gujic
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 131:1467-72. 2007
    ..Moreover, several human clinical conditions in which circulating ET levels are increased are accompanied by enhanced chemoreflex sensitivity. Whether ET plays a role in normal human chemosensitivity is unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Beta-adrenergic blockade and metabo-chemoreflex contributions to exercise capacity
    Sofia Beloka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1932-8. 2008
    ..Whether this mechanism plays a role in exercising normal subjects remains unclear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic control after cardiac resynchronization therapy: responders versus nonresponders
    Boutaina Najem
    Dept of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2647-52. 2006
    ..2 l/min in the responders but did not change when shifting from the BIV mode to the nonsynchronous pacing mode in the nonresponders (P < 0.01). In conclusion, reversible sympathoinhibition is a marker of the clinical response to CRT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in arterial stiffness and wave reflections after cigarette smoking
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 24:683-9. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that cigarette smoking increases the pulse wave velocity (PWV), a marker of arterial stiffness, and the augmentation index (AI), a measure of wave reflection, more in Blacks than in Whites...
  21. ncbi request reprint Increased peripheral chemoreceptors sensitivity and exercise ventilation in heart transplant recipients
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 113:252-7. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that chemoreceptor sensitivity is increased in heart transplant recipients (HTRs) and linked to exercise hyperpnea...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of hunter-gatherer subsistence mode on arterial distensibility in Cameroonian pygmies
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Université Libre de Bruxelles Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Rd 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 60:123-8. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint Acute cardiovascular and sympathetic effects of nicotine replacement therapy
    Boutaina Najem
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 47:1162-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, sympathoexcitatory effects of NRT are not because of an increased chemoreflex sensitivity to hypoxia. NRT increases myocardial oxygen consumption in periods of reduced oxygen availability...
  24. pmc Increased burden and severity of metabolic syndrome and arterial stiffness in treatment-naïve HIV+ patients from Cameroon
    William Ngatchou
    Hypertension Clinic, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:509-16. 2013
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic nerve activity after thoracoscopic cardiac resynchronization therapy in congestive heart failure
    Boutaina Najem
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Card Fail 11:529-33. 2005
    ..We aimed to compare these patients with CHF patients with cardiac asynchrony (ASY) to substantiate the beneficial effects of TCRT...
  26. ncbi request reprint Atrial septostomy decreases sympathetic overactivity in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Univerisy Hospital, 808, Lennik Rd, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 131:1831-7. 2007
    ..Both may be improved by atrial septostomy, but this intervention also further decreases arterial oxygenation. In the present study, we wanted to investigate the effect of atrial septostomy on MSNA in patients with PAH...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine potentiates arterial chemoreflex sensitivity in healthy normal humans
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 285:H1356-61. 2003
    ..Dobutamine does not affect the responses to hyperoxic hypercapnia and CPT. We conclude that dobutamine enhances peripheral chemosensitivity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sympathoexcitation increases the QT/RR slope in healthy men: differential effects of hypoxia, dobutamine, and phenylephrine
    Olivier Xhaet
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:178-84. 2008
    ..The effects of changes in sympathetic and vagal activity on the QT/RR slope are controversial. We tested the hypothesis that sympathoexcitation is an important determinant of the QT/RR slope...
  29. doi request reprint Acute effects of passive smoking on peripheral vascular function
    Jean Francois Argacha
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik St, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 51:1506-11. 2008
    ..However, both tobacco and nontobacco passive smoking inhalation increase plasma asymmetrical dimethyl-arginine levels...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of digoxin on muscle reflexes in normal humans
    Christophe Janssen
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Lennik Road, 808, 1070 Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 107:581-6. 2009
    ..A modest direct sensitization of the muscle mechanoreceptors is unlikely and other mechanisms, independent of muscle reflexes and related to the inotropic effects of digoxin, might be implicated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hyperoxia enhances metaboreflex sensitivity during static exercise in humans
    Anne Houssiere
    Department of Physiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H210-5. 2006
    ..This is due to an increase in metaboreflex sensitivity by hyperoxia that overrules the sympathoinhibitory and BP lowering effects of chemoreflex inhibition. This occurs despite a reduced lactic acid production...
  32. pmc Differential effects of metaboreceptor and chemoreceptor activation on sympathetic and cardiac baroreflex control following exercise in hypoxia in human
    Marko Gujic
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Physiol 585:165-74. 2007
    ..Metaboreceptor activation is the major determinant of sympathetic baroreflex sensitivity, when these receptors are stimulated in the presence of hypoxia...
  33. pmc Dose-dependent effect of dobutamine on chemoreflex activity in healthy volunteers
    Atul Pathak
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:272-9. 2006
    ..beta-adrenergic agonists increase peripheral chemoreceptor sensitivity in humans. We tested the hypothesis that beta(1)-agonist-related increase in peripheral chemoreflex sensitivity is selective and dose-dependent...
  34. doi request reprint Acute exposure to diesel exhaust impairs nitric oxide-mediated endothelial vasomotor function by increasing endothelial oxidative stress
    Aurélien Wauters
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik St, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Hypertension 62:352-8. 2013
    ..Increased PM2.5 inhalation enhances microvascular dysfunction and ROS production...
  35. doi request reprint L-NAME iontophoresis: a tool to assess NO-mediated vasoreactivity during thermal hyperemic vasodilation in humans
    Celine Dreyfuss
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 61:361-8. 2013
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  36. ncbi request reprint Chemoreflex and metaboreflex responses to static hypoxic exercise in aging humans
    Anne Houssiere
    Department of Physiology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:305-12. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that aging decreases the contribution of metaboreceptors to sympathetic responses during exercise in hypoxia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of beta-adrenergic stimulation on pulse wave velocity in black and white subjects
    Daniel Lemogoum
    Hypertension Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 22:2349-53. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that beta-adrenergic stimulation by isoproterenol would affect pulse wave velocity (PWV), a marker of arterial stiffness, differently in black and white subjects...
  38. doi request reprint Nicotine does not compromise resting myocardial blood flow autoregulation in smokers at high cardiovascular risk
    Jean Francois Argacha
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1131-7. 2008
    ..06 at baseline to 0.71+/-0.03 (ml/min/g)/(bpm mmHg) after nicotine. Nicotine supplementation in habitual smokers with high cardiovascular risk increased myocardial work without compromising resting myocardial blood flow autoregulation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and efficacy of nebivolol in an open-label study in hypertensive patients. the QoLaN study
    Michel P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, St Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Blood Press Suppl 1:5-14. 2009
    ..This study investigated its effect on quality of life (QoL) and blood pressure (BP) in real life conditions. In total, 1468 patients were enrolled, 12% diabetics. Nebivolol was prescribed as monotherapy, add-on or switch medication...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased sympathetic nerve activity in pulmonary artery hypertension
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 110:1308-12. 2004
    ..We subsequently explored whether chemoreflex activation contributes to sympathoexcitation in PAH...
  41. doi request reprint Acute cardiovascular response to resistance training during cardiac rehabilitation: effect of repetition speed and rest periods
    Michel Lamotte
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:329-36. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, no investigation has been made on the acute CV effect of repetition speed and rest periods between sets of such training during rehabilitation...
  42. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of sympathetic nervous system activation in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Cardiology Department, Erasme Hospital, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:1269-75. 2010
    ..The sympathetic nervous system has been reported to be activated in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)...
  43. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency-induced hypertension is associated with vascular oxidative stress and altered heart gene expression
    Jean Francois Argacha
    Department of Cardiology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 58:65-71. 2011
    ..However, the endothelial-mediated regulation of vasomotor tone is maintained throughout the enhancement of an NO-independent compensatory pathway...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine potentiates the peripheral chemoreflex in patients with congestive heart failure
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    J Card Fail 9:380-3. 2003
    ..Chemoreflex function is important in the pathophysiology of heart failure. Whether the beta-1 agonist dobutamine, which is frequently administered to patients with heart failure, alters their chemoreflex sensitivity is not known...
  45. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and central hemodynamics
    Dionysios Adamopoulos
    Laboratory of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hypertens 28:903-9. 2010
    ..The present study explored the cross-sectional relations between ambient environmental parameters, arterial stiffness, peripheral and central hemodynamics in a large-scale cohort of hypertensive patients and normotensive controls...
  46. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of nocturnal arterial hypertension and non-dipping in lung transplant recipients
    Alexandra Vandergheynst
    Dept of Endocrinology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 65:395-400. 2010
    ..It is highly prevalent after heart, liver and kidney transplantation. We aimed to assess the prevalence of an abnormal ambulatory BP pattern in lung transplant recipients (LTx)...
  47. doi request reprint Belgian global implementation of cardiovascular and stroke risk assessment study: methods and baseline data of the BELGICA-STROKE STUDY
    Patricia Van Der Niepen
    Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:635-41. 2011
    ..Methods and baseline characteristics are described here...
  48. ncbi request reprint Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after arteriovenous fistula closure in renal transplant recipients: a long-term follow-up
    Philippe Unger
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Transplant 4:2038-44. 2004
    ..However, residual concentric remodeling geometry as well as diastolic blood pressure increase may blunt the expected beneficial cardiac effects of the procedure...
  49. doi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula closure after renal transplantation: a prospective study with 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Philippe Unger
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplantation 85:482-5. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint New insights into the sympathetic, endothelial and coronary effects of nicotine
    Dionysios Adamopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 35:458-63. 2008
    ..5. Nicotine's biological effects are characterized by a rapid onset of tolerance, which can explain why nicotine administration does not elicit acute coronary and chemoreflex side-effect in smokers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of right ventricular pacing on regional myocardial glucose metabolism
    Nicolas Preumont
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Europace 7:584-91. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the changes over time of RVP on myocardial blood flow (MBF) and glucose metabolism as assessed by positron emission tomography (PET)...
  52. doi request reprint Effects of antiretroviral therapy on arterial stiffness in Cameroonian HIV-infected patients
    William Ngatchou
    Hypertension Clinic Department, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Blood Press Monit 18:247-51. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that an increase in large artery stiffness may be a mechanism of enhanced cardiovascular risk in treated HIV-infected (HIV-T) patients...
  53. pmc Long-term CPAP treatment partially improves the link between cardiac vagal influence and delta sleep
    Fabrice Jurysta
    Sleep Laboratory and Laboratory of Psychiatric Research, Department of Psychiatry, Erasme Academic Hospital ULB, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Pulm Med 13:29. 2013
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that CPAP restores the link between cardiac autonomic activity and delta sleep across the night...
  54. pmc Effects of HeartWare ventricular assist device on the von Willebrand factor: results of an academic Belgian center
    Fatemeh Esmaeilzadeh
    Department of Cardiology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, 808 Lennik Street, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 16:155. 2016
    ..Previous series show that acquired von Willebrand syndrome was present in up to 100 % of first generation LVAD recipients. We report the effects of new generation LVADs on vW factor (vWF) metabolism and activity in our center...
  55. doi request reprint At high cardiac output, diesel exhaust exposure increases pulmonary vascular resistance and decreases distensibility of pulmonary resistive vessels
    Aurélien Wauters
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 309:H2137-44. 2015
    ..In conclusion, acute exposure to DE increased pulmonary vasomotor tone by decreasing the distensibility of pulmonary resistive vessels at high cardiac output...
  56. ncbi request reprint The effects of dopamine on the respiratory system: friend or foe?
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Cardiology Department, Erasme University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 20:607-15. 2007
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Vascular oxidative stress induced by diesel exhaust microparticles: synergism with hypertension
    Nathalie Labranche
    Laboratory of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 60:530-7. 2012
    ..Epidemiological and clinical studies have shown that traffic-related air pollution and, particularly, diesel exhaust particles (DEP) are strongly linked to cardiovascular mortality...
  58. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction, heart failure and sympathetic nervous system activity: new pharmacological approaches that affect neurohumoral activation
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Free University of Brussels, Erasme Hospital, Cardiology Department, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:1315-30. 2008
    ..MI is accompanied by acute sympathetic nervous system activation, which becomes persistent in heart failure patients...
  59. doi request reprint Pro-thrombotic effect of exercise in a polluted environment: a P-selectin- and CD63-related platelet activation effect
    Aurélien Wauters
    Aurélien Wauters, Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Street, 1070 Brussels, Belgium, Tel 32 2 555 39 07, Fax 32 2 555 67 13, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 113:118-24. 2015
    ..This platelet priming effect could be a contributor to the triggering of atherothrombotic events related to air pollution exposure. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint The kidney and the sympathetic system: a short review
    Philippe van de Borne
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Lennik Road, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 8:175-81. 2013
    ..In summary, this review article provides a strong scientific background to understand not only the mechanisms of the hypotensive effects, but also those of possible pitfalls, of renal denervation. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and efficacy of nebivolol in an open-label study in hypertensive patients. The QoLaN study
    Michel P Hermans
    Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, St Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Blood Press Suppl 18:5-14. 2009
    ..It may be hypothesized that its dual mode of action explains its BP-lowering effect as well as the tolerability...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effect of different intensity modalities of resistance training on beat-to-beat blood pressure in cardiac patients
    Michel Lamotte
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussel, 1070 Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:12-7. 2005
    ..Haemodynamic evaluation of cardiac patients to resistance training has generally consisted of continuous HR monitoring and discontinuous blood pressure measurements...
  63. ncbi request reprint Reduction of left ventricular diameter and mass after surgical arteriovenous fistula closure in renal transplant recipients
    Philippe Unger
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Transplantation 74:73-9. 2002
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