Academic Medical Center

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Organization: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Analyzing effects of providing performance feedback at ward rounds on guideline adherence - the importance of feedback usage analysis and statistical control charts
    Ameen Abu-Hanna
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:826-30. 2010
  2. doi Assessment of current serum levels of PCDD/Fs, dl-PCBs and PBDEs in a Dutch cohort with known perinatal PCDD/F exposure
    M M Leijs
    Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology, Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 73:176-81. 2008
  3. doi Plasma insulin concentrations during a hyperinsulinaemic clamp: what do we measure?
    M T Ackermans
    Laboratory of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Amsterdam
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:429-30. 2008
  4. doi Spondylarthritis in the absence of B lymphocytes
    Dominique Baeten
    Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 58:730-3. 2008
  5. doi Follow-up after paediatric intensive care treatment: parental posttraumatic stress
    Madelon B Bronner
    Psychosocial Department, Emma Children s Hospital AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 97:181-6. 2008
  6. doi Atacicept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results of a multicenter, phase Ib, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalating, single- and repeated-dose study
    P P Tak
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 58:61-72. 2008
  7. ncbi Variability in cardiovascular control: the baroreflex reconsidered
    John M Karemaker
    Department of Physiology, Systems Physiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Rm M01 216, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Eng 8:23-9. 2008
  8. ncbi A focus on fixation
    C M van der Loos
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center M2 230, Meibergdreef 9, NL 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biotech Histochem 82:141-54. 2007
  9. ncbi Systemic inflammation as a risk factor for atherothrombosis
    S I van Leuven
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Vascular Medicine, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:3-7. 2008
  10. pmc Construction of a doxycycline-dependent simian immunodeficiency virus reveals a nontranscriptional function of tat in viral replication
    Atze T Das
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Academic Medical Center, Room K3 106, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Virol 81:11159-69. 2007

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  1. ncbi Analyzing effects of providing performance feedback at ward rounds on guideline adherence - the importance of feedback usage analysis and statistical control charts
    Ameen Abu-Hanna
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:826-30. 2010
    ..We investigate how various analytical approaches influence the interpretation of adherence data. The analytical approaches vary in considering the actual or the intended use of the feedback, and whether outcomes are inspected over time...
  2. doi Assessment of current serum levels of PCDD/Fs, dl-PCBs and PBDEs in a Dutch cohort with known perinatal PCDD/F exposure
    M M Leijs
    Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology, Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 73:176-81. 2008
    ..PBDE levels however are relatively high compared to other European countries, more research on possible health effects of these levels, especially for subjects with outlier concentrations, should be performed...
  3. doi Plasma insulin concentrations during a hyperinsulinaemic clamp: what do we measure?
    M T Ackermans
    Laboratory of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Amsterdam
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:429-30. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the performance of three commonly used insulin assays with respect to the detection of exogenous human and porcine insulin added to human or rat plasma...
  4. doi Spondylarthritis in the absence of B lymphocytes
    Dominique Baeten
    Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 58:730-3. 2008
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  5. doi Follow-up after paediatric intensive care treatment: parental posttraumatic stress
    Madelon B Bronner
    Psychosocial Department, Emma Children s Hospital AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 97:181-6. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence of posttraumatic stress in parents after an acute admission to a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and to determine risk factors for the development of posttraumatic stress...
  6. doi Atacicept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results of a multicenter, phase Ib, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalating, single- and repeated-dose study
    P P Tak
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 58:61-72. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of atacicept treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to collect exploratory data on clinical outcomes...
  7. ncbi Variability in cardiovascular control: the baroreflex reconsidered
    John M Karemaker
    Department of Physiology, Systems Physiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Rm M01 216, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Eng 8:23-9. 2008
    ..This property is observed in all elements of the reflex, even at the--supposedly--most basic relation between afferent receptor nerve input and efferent--vagus--nerve output signal...
  8. ncbi A focus on fixation
    C M van der Loos
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center M2 230, Meibergdreef 9, NL 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biotech Histochem 82:141-54. 2007
    ..For many antibodies, it is not known whether a formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue specimen is appropriate. Suggestions are made for creating a positive control cell block for testing such antibodies...
  9. ncbi Systemic inflammation as a risk factor for atherothrombosis
    S I van Leuven
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Vascular Medicine, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:3-7. 2008
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  10. pmc Construction of a doxycycline-dependent simian immunodeficiency virus reveals a nontranscriptional function of tat in viral replication
    Atze T Das
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Academic Medical Center, Room K3 106, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Virol 81:11159-69. 2007
    ..This result suggests that Tat has a second function in SIV replication in addition to its role in the activation of transcription...
  11. ncbi Chronic childhood constipation: a review of the literature and the introduction of a protocolized behavioral intervention program
    Marieke Van Dijk
    Psychosocial Department, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:63-77. 2007
    ..To release a newly protocolized behavioral intervention program for children with chronic constipation aged 4-18 years with guidance from literature about underlying theories from which the treatment techniques follow...
  12. ncbi Surgical excision versus antibiotic treatment for nontuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial
    Jerome A Lindeboom
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1057-64. 2007
    ..In this randomized, multicenter trial, we compared surgical excision with antibiotic treatment...
  13. ncbi Maternal nutrition during gestation and carotid arterial compliance in the adult offspring: the Dutch famine birth cohort
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 25:533-40. 2007
    ..Experimental evidence indicates that maternal undernutrition during gestation may program hypertension in the offspring. We investigated whether maternal undernutrition leads to increased arterial stiffness...
  14. ncbi Combined en-face optical coherence tomography and confocal ophthalmoscopy findings in active multifocal and serpiginous chorioretinitis
    Mirjam E J van Velthoven
    Department of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:972-5. 2006
    ..To describe retinal changes in active multifocal and serpiginous chorioretinitis seen with en-face optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  15. doi Increases in myeloperoxidase levels after exercise in myocardial perfusion scintigraphy are not induced by myocardial ischemia
    P M van der Zee
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Chim Acta 395:146-50. 2008
    ..We studied the association between exercise-induced myocardial ischemia measured by myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) and the magnitude and time course of changes in MPO levels in humans...
  16. pmc An evaluation of a Shockroom located CT scanner: a randomized study of early assessment by CT scanning in trauma patients in the bi-located trauma center North-West Netherlands (REACT trial)
    Teun P Saltzherr
    Trauma Unit Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Emerg Med 8:10. 2008
    ..As a consequence, early shockroom CT scanning provides an all-inclusive multifocal diagnostic modality that can detect (potentially life-threatening) injuries in an earlier stage, so that therapy can be directed based on these findings...
  17. pmc Management of recurrent rectal cancer: a population based study in greater Amsterdam
    Roel Bakx
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Meibergdreef 9, G4 137, Amsterdam AZ 1105, Netherlands
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6018-23. 2008
    ..To analyze, retrospectively in a population-based study, the management and survival of patients with recurrent rectal cancer initially treated with a macroscopically radical resection obtained with total mesorectal excision (TME)...
  18. doi Are peritoneal calcifications in long-term peritoneal dialysis related to aortic calcifications and disturbances in mineral metabolism?
    Anniek Vlijm
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:304-8. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether relationships are present between peritoneal calcifications and aortic calcifications or disturbances in mineral metabolism in long-term PD patients...
  19. doi Consecutive or non-consecutive recurrent miscarriage: is there any difference in carrier status?
    E van den Boogaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, H4 205, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 25:1411-4. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was therefore to examine whether the history of consecutive versus non-consecutive miscarriages in couples with two or more miscarriages has any impact on the probability of carrying a chromosome abnormality...
  20. doi Pulsed high-dose dexamethasone versus standard prednisolone treatment for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (PREDICT study): a double-blind, randomised, controlled trial
    Ivo N van Schaik
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 9:245-53. 2010
    ..The PREDICT study aimed to compare remission rates in patients with CIDP treated with high-dose dexamethasone with rates in patients treated with standard oral prednisolone...
  21. pmc Local expression of tumor necrosis factor-receptor 1:immunoglobulin G can induce salivary gland dysfunction in a murine model of Sjögren's syndrome
    Jelle L Vosters
    Molecular Physiology and Therapeutics Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R189. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a locally expressed tumor necrosis factor inhibitor on the salivary gland function and histopathology in an animal model of Sjögren's syndrome...
  22. doi Cannabis use and callosal white matter structure and integrity in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Nienke Dekker
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 5, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 181:51-6. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi Accelerated ray tracing for radiotherapy dose calculations on a GPU
    M de Greef
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Phys 36:4095-102. 2009
    ..By splitting the work into a large number of independent jobs, order-of-magnitude speedups are reported. In this article, the possible speedup of PLATO's ray tracing algorithm for dose calculations using a GPU is investigated...
  24. doi Anteroinferior plating of midshaft clavicle nonunions and fractures
    Peter Kloen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 21:170-9. 2009
    ..Anatomic reconstruction of clavicle with limited dissection and biomechanically optimal osteosynthesis. Anteroinferior plate placement to minimize patient's discomfort and need for implant removal...
  25. doi Enhanced formation and survival of CD4+ CD25hi Foxp3+ T-cells in chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Margot Jak
    Department of Hematology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:788-801. 2009
    ..In conclusion, T(reg) cells in CLL may accumulate both by increased formation, facilitated by CD27-CD70 interaction in the lymph node proliferation centres, and decreased sensitivity to apoptosis because of a shifted Noxa-Bcl-2 balance...
  26. pmc Primary uncleansed 2D versus primary electronically cleansed 3D in limited bowel preparation CT-colonography. Is there a difference for novices and experienced readers?
    Ayso H de Vries
    Department of Radiology Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 19:1939-50. 2009
    ..Specificity for both novices and experienced observers was not significantly different. For novices primary electronically cleansed 3D is better for polyp detection than primary uncleansed 2D...
  27. ncbi How far will simulators be involved into training?
    M Pilar Laguna
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University Hospital, Amsterdam, 1105, The Netherlands
    Curr Urol Rep 10:97-105. 2009
    ..To what extent simulation will be included in the surgical training programs depends on development of objective and finer assessment tools and proficiency-based criteria...
  28. ncbi Are the alleged remains of Johann Sebastian Bach authentic?
    Richard H C Zegers
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 190:213-6. 2009
    ..We believe it is unlikely that the skeleton is that of Bach; techniques such as DNA analysis might help resolve the question but, to date, church authorities have not approved their use on the skeleton...
  29. doi Shifting goals in medical communication. Determinants of goal detection and response formation
    Robert L Hulsman
    Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Dept of Medical Psychology, J3, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 74:302-8. 2009
    ..A number of determinants affect the cognitive processes of goal appraisal and response formation: knowledge, attitudes, social norms, self-efficacy, stressors and interfering goals...
  30. doi Supercutaneous plating: use of a locking compression plate as an external fixator
    Peter Kloen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Trauma 23:72-5. 2009
    ..These properties also make them good candidates for external plate fixation; we call this technique "supercutaneous plating."..
  31. ncbi Frequency and severity of rheumatic heart disease in the catchment area of Gauteng hospitals, 1993-1995
    Sally Ann Clur
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    S Afr Med J 96:233-7. 2006
    ..Identification of frequency and severity of rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease (RF/RHD) in the catchment area of Gauteng hospitals...
  32. ncbi Development of a national protocol to screen Dutch cancer survivors on late cancer treatment effects
    M W M Jaspers
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 76:297-305. 2007
    ..The development of a national protocol to formalize the screening of Dutch cancer survivors on potential late cancer treatment effects and the medical terminology used in describing the patient follow up procedures...
  33. ncbi Quality of life in goserelin-treated versus cyclophosphamide + methotrexate + fluorouracil-treated premenopausal and perimenopausal patients with node-positive, early breast cancer: the Zoladex Early Breast Cancer Research Association Trialists Group
    H de Haes
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 21:4510-6. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi A failed model-based attempt to implement an evidence-based nursing guideline for fall prevention
    Astrid Semin-Goossens
    Center for Clinical Practice Guidelines, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nurs Care Qual 18:217-25. 2003
    ..Implementation had failed though. Between 1999 and 2001 the guideline was updated. A multifaceted intervention was chosen based on a model for implementing change...
  35. ncbi ['Proteomics': the mapping of all human proteins]
    P H Reitsma
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Laboratorium voor Experimentele Inwendige Geneeskunde, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:99-104. 2003
    ..In combination with information on initiation and progress of disease, proteomics will contribute to improving health and to better primary and secondary prevention...
  36. ncbi Analyzing red blood cell-deformability distributions
    J G G Dobbe
    Department of Medical Technological Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 28:373-84. 2002
    ..The latter may be decreased either by a slight overall deformability reduction or by the presence of a small fraction of rigid cells. A distinction between these two cases can be made with a RBC-deformability distribution (RBC-DD)...
  37. ncbi Quality of data collected for severity of illness scores in the Dutch National Intensive Care Evaluation (NICE) registry
    Danielle Arts
    Department of Medical Informatics and Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Center, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:656-9. 2002
    ..To analyse the quality of data used to measure severity of illness in the Dutch National Intensive Care Evaluation (NICE) registry, after implementation of quality improving procedures...
  38. pmc Novel disease-causing mutations in the dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase gene interpreted by analysis of the three-dimensional protein structure
    Andre B P van Kuilenburg
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Emma Children s Hospital and Department of Chemistry, The Netherlands
    Biochem J 364:157-63. 2002
    ..Our data demonstrate for the first time the possible consequences of missense mutations in the DPD gene on the function and stability of the DPD enzyme...
  39. pmc Risk of depression in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its determinants
    J G van Manen
    Department of General Practice, Division of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thorax 57:412-6. 2002
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether depression occurs more often in patients with COPD than in controls. The demographic and clinical variables associated with depression were also determined...
  40. ncbi Effects of dose, sex, and long-term abstention from use on toxic effects of MDMA (ecstasy) on brain serotonin neurons
    L Reneman
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 358:1864-9. 2001
    ..We investigated the effects of moderate and heavy MDMA use, sex differences, and long-term effects of MDMA use on serotonin neurons in different brain regions...
  41. ncbi Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1 is the 85-kilodalton pronase-resistant biliary glycoprotein in the cholesterol crystallization promoting low density protein-lipid complex
    M Jirsa
    First Department of Internal Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Hepatology 34:1075-82. 2001
    ..In conclusion, we have identified the protein component of the cholesterol crystallization promoting LDP to be CEACAM1-85...
  42. ncbi Group-based measurement strategies in exposure assessment explored by bootstrapping
    M J Hoozemans
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, AmCOGG Amsterdam Center for Research into Health and Health Care, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:125-32. 2001
    ..The precision of mean exposure to pushing was examined in 2 occupational groups using various combinations of the number of workers and measurements per worker...
  43. ncbi Three-mode models for multivariate longitudinal data
    F J Oort
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Math Stat Psychol 54:49-78. 2001
    ..Empirical data from the field of industrial psychology are used in an example of how to test substantive hypotheses with the longitudinal, autoregressive and latent curve three-mode models...
  44. pmc Measurement of cytokine and adhesion molecule expression in synovial tissue by digital image analysis
    M C Kraan
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:296-8. 2001
    ..This study aimed at determining the sensitivity of DIA compared with semiquantitative analysis (SQA)...
  45. pmc Prevalence of subclinical anterior uveitis in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    F D Verbraak
    Department of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:219-21. 2001
    ..To assess the prevalence of subclinical anterior uveitis in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease...
  46. ncbi The power of simplicity
    J Lange
    National AIDS Therapy Evaluation Centre, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J STD AIDS 14:15-9. 2003
    ..Didanosine is effective in patients failing lamivudine therapy who have the M184V mutation. Enteric-coated didanosine is also an important component of early therapy, due to its potency and ease of administration...
  47. ncbi Perceived health of adults after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Tessa J Roseboom
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, ObsteAcademic Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:391-7. 2003
    ..Because poor perceived health is a strong predictor of mortality, we may expect increased mortality in people who were exposed to famine in early gestation in the future...
  48. ncbi Free-water transport in fast transport status: a comparison between CAPD peritonitis and long-term PD
    Watske Smit
    Department of Nephrology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Int 65:298-303. 2004
    ..Therefore, the peritoneal transport parameters of patients with acute peritonitis were compared to those in long-term PD patients...
  49. ncbi Comparison of the cardiovascular effects of tamsulosin oral controlled absorption system (OCAS) and alfuzosin prolonged release (XL)
    Martin C Michel
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 49:501-8; discussion 508-9. 2006
    ..The cardiovascular (CV) effects of tamsulosin oral controlled absorption system (OCAS) 0.4 mg were compared with those of alfuzosin prolonged release (XL) 10 mg...
  50. ncbi The Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) Guideline for Bone Metabolism and Disease in CKD: association with mortality in dialysis patients
    Marlies Noordzij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:925-32. 2005
    ..Within the context of this guideline, we explored associations of these plasma concentrations with all-cause mortality risk in incident dialysis patients in The Netherlands...
  51. ncbi Colonography by computed tomography
    Jasper Florie
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:809-13. 2005
    ..This article describes possible causes of these remarkable differences as well as advances in computed tomographic colonography...
  52. ncbi A boy with nosocomial malaria tropica contracted in a Dutch hospital
    Dirk H Winterberg
    Emma Children s Hospital AMC, room H8 240 University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:89-91. 2005
    ..Most probably he was infected by blood of a patient next to him, a girl with severe malaria tropica. The genotype of the P. falciparum in both patients was identical...
  53. ncbi Triiodothyronine addition to paroxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Bente C Appelhof
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:6271-6. 2004
    ..On the contrary, more adverse reactions occurred in T3-treated patients...
  54. ncbi Quality of life in patients with vascular malformations of the lower extremity
    Corstiaan C Breugem
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Plast Surg 57:754-63. 2004
    ..To our surprise, this study suggests that patients with vascular malformations located primarily on the lower extremity do not have a greatly decreased quality of life when compared to the general Dutch population...
  55. ncbi Preservation of rat livers by cold storage: a comparison between the University of Wisconsin solution and Hypothermosol
    M Bessems
    Academic Medical Center, Surgical Laboratory, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Transplant 9:35-7. 2004
    ..Recently, a new CS preservation solution, Hypothermosol (HTS), was introduced which contains the less viscous colloid Dextran. The aim of this study was to assess HTS as a cold storage solution for preservation of the liver...
  56. ncbi The surgical management of chronic hypotony due to uveitis
    M D de Smet
    Department of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    Eye (Lond) 19:60-4. 2005
    ..Evaluate surgery in chronic hypotony secondary to uveitis...
  57. ncbi LPS signal transduction: the picture is becoming more complex
    Sander H Diks
    Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine, G2 105, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, NL 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Top Med Chem 4:1115-26. 2004
    ..Further insight into LPS-dependent signal transduction will assist the development of novel rational therapy...
  58. ncbi Infliximab therapy in 30 patients with refractory pediatric crohn disease with and without fistulas in The Netherlands
    Lissy de Ridder
    Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:46-52. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical experience with the anti-tumor necrosis factor chimeric monoclonal antibody, infliximab, in pediatric patients with Crohn disease in The Netherlands...
  59. ncbi [Routine funduscopic examination in hypertensive patients not useful]
    B J van den Born
    afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:464-8. 2004
    ..Therefore it should not be used as a routine diagnostic tool unless a hypertensive crisis is indicated...
  60. pmc Identification of distinct Campylobacter lari genogroups by amplified fragment length polymorphism and protein electrophoretic profiles
    Birgitta Duim
    Animal Sciences Group ID Lelystad, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:18-24. 2004
    ..These data show that UPTC strains are genetically diverse and distinct from NARTC strains. In addition, they indicate that the classical NARTC phenotype encompasses at least two genogroups...
  61. ncbi Pediatric venous thromboembolic disease in one single center: congenital prothrombotic disorders and the clinical outcome
    C H van Ommen
    Department of Pediatrics Pediatric Hematology, Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 1:2516-22. 2003
    ..In conclusion, congenital prothrombotic disorders seem to play a role in the development of pediatric VTE, and the risk of complications of this disease is high...
  62. ncbi Genetic diversity among strains of Moraxella catarrhalis cultured from the nasopharynx of young and healthy Brazilian, Angolan and Dutch children
    B Wolf
    Department of Paediatrics, St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:759-64. 2000
    ..In conclusion, similar phenotypic characteristics but genotypic heterogeneity was found among Moraxella catarrhalis strains colonizing children in three different continents...