Frans Boomsma

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Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase in human (patho)physiology
    Frans Boomsma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rm L 276, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1647:48-54. 2003
  2. pmc Role of endothelin receptor activation in secondary pulmonary hypertension in awake swine after myocardial infarction
    Birgit Houweling
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Physiol 574:615-26. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Low dietary sodium and exogenous angiotensin II infusion decrease plasma adiponectin concentrations in healthy men
    A Titia Lely
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1821-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of natriuretic peptides by selective beta1-blocker bisoprolol
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:462-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Contribution of endothelin and its receptors to the regulation of vascular tone during exercise is different in the systemic, coronary and pulmonary circulation
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Res 59:745-54. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint NO and prostanoids blunt endothelin-mediated coronary vasoconstrictor influence in exercising swine
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Univ Medical Center Rotterdam, Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2075-81. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of endothelin to coronary vasomotor tone is abolished after myocardial infarction
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H871-80. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and amino-terminal atrial natriuretic peptide predict survival in peritoneal dialysis
    Joost H W Rutten
    Department of Internal Medicine Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Perit Dial Int 26:598-602. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Myocardium tolerant to an adenosine-dependent ischemic preconditioning stimulus can still be protected by stimuli that employ alternative signaling pathways
    David A Liem
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1165-72. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasoconstrictor influence of angiotensin II is reduced in remodeled myocardium after myocardial infarction
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Univ Medical Center Rotterdam, Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2082-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase in human (patho)physiology
    Frans Boomsma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rm L 276, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1647:48-54. 2003
    ..However, in two situations where the disease-causing process was ended (transplantation, delivery), plasma SSAO returned to normal. Many questions remain to be answered...
  2. pmc Role of endothelin receptor activation in secondary pulmonary hypertension in awake swine after myocardial infarction
    Birgit Houweling
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Physiol 574:615-26. 2006
    ..This vasoconstrictor influence is the result of an emergent tonic ET(A)-mediated vasoconstriction in addition to the exercise-induced ET(B)-mediated vasoconstriction that is already present in normal swine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low dietary sodium and exogenous angiotensin II infusion decrease plasma adiponectin concentrations in healthy men
    A Titia Lely
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1821-6. 2007
    ..Adiponectin has antiinflammatory and vascular protective effects and may improve insulin sensitivity. Animal data suggest a role of the renin-angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS) in the regulation of adiponectin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of natriuretic peptides by selective beta1-blocker bisoprolol
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:462-8. 2003
    ..As the magnitude of the increase in ANP and Nt-ANP was comparable, the beta-blocker-induced increase in NPs is not likely to be explained by a decrease in NP clearance receptor density...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contribution of endothelin and its receptors to the regulation of vascular tone during exercise is different in the systemic, coronary and pulmonary circulation
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Res 59:745-54. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the contribution of ET-1 through the ET(A) and ET(B) receptors to the regulation of tone in the systemic, coronary and pulmonary beds at rest and during exercise...
  6. ncbi request reprint NO and prostanoids blunt endothelin-mediated coronary vasoconstrictor influence in exercising swine
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Univ Medical Center Rotterdam, Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2075-81. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of endothelin to coronary vasomotor tone is abolished after myocardial infarction
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H871-80. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and amino-terminal atrial natriuretic peptide predict survival in peritoneal dialysis
    Joost H W Rutten
    Department of Internal Medicine Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Perit Dial Int 26:598-602. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Myocardium tolerant to an adenosine-dependent ischemic preconditioning stimulus can still be protected by stimuli that employ alternative signaling pathways
    David A Liem
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1165-72. 2005
    ..In conclusion, development of tolerance to cardioprotection by an adenosine-dependent preconditioning stimulus still allows protection by pharmacological or ischemic stimuli intervention employing different signaling pathways...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasoconstrictor influence of angiotensin II is reduced in remodeled myocardium after myocardial infarction
    Daphne Merkus
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Univ Medical Center Rotterdam, Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H2082-9. 2006
    ..This reduction in ANG II-induced coronary vasoconstriction may serve to maintain perfusion of the remodeled myocardium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase (SSAO): from cell to circulation
    Frans Boomsma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine Section, Erasmus MC, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Monit 11:RA122-6. 2005
    ..Further evidence from clinical, animal and cell-culture studies, helped by the new availability of selective SSAO inhibitors, is needed to shed more light on the question of the regulation of SSAO...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spironolactone in type 2 diabetic nephropathy: Effects on proteinuria, blood pressure and renal function
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 24:2285-92. 2006
    ..To study the effects of addition of spironolactone to angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition or angiotensin II (AngII) receptor antagonism on proteinuria, blood pressure (BP) and renal function in overt type 2 diabetic nephropathy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations between plasma natriuretic peptides and echocardiographic abnormalities in geriatric outpatients
    Joost H W Rutten
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Vascular Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 47:189-99. 2008
    ..The association between cardiac abnormalities and natriuretic peptides is stronger for BNP than for ANP, hence for detection of cardiac abnormalities measurement of BNP plasma values are preferred over ANP plasma values...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of nitric oxide in modulating systemic pressor responses to different vasoconstrictors in man
    Nicole A J van der Linde
    Erasmus MC, Department of Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1009-15. 2005
    ..We investigated whether this also holds true in man by monitoring pressor responses to different vasoconstrictors during nitric oxide synthase (NOS) inhibition...
  15. doi request reprint Assessment of biventricular functional reserve and NT-proBNP levels in patients with RV volume overload after repair of tetralogy of Fallot at young age
    Jochem van den Berg
    Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 133:364-70. 2009
    ..To assess biventricular functional reserve (FR), NT-proBNP levels and exercise performance, in relation to right ventricular volume in patients with pulmonary regurgitation (PR) after repair of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) at young age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exogenous angiotensin II does not facilitate norepinephrine release in the heart
    Thomas W Lameris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 40:491-7. 2002
    ..Hence, angiotensin II is not a local mediator of cardiac sympathetic activity in the in vivo porcine heart...
  17. doi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing in the emergency department: beneficial effects on hospitalization, costs, and outcome
    Joost H W Rutten
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical College University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 156:71-7. 2008
    ..Assessment of this biomarker in patients with acute dyspnea presenting to the emergency department (ED) may aid diagnostic decision-making, resulting in improved patient care and reduced costs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of L-arginine and L-NAME on the renal function in hypertensive and normotensive subjects
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Room L274, Dr Molewaterplein 40, NL 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephron 91:444-51. 2002
    ..The present study was conducted to compare the effects of L-arginine and N(G)-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) on renal and systemic hemodynamics between HT and normotensive (NT) subjects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of L-NAME-induced systemic and renal vasoconstrictor responses by alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonism
    Nicole Aj van der Linde
    Erasmus MC, Department of Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1017-24. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine in the heart: uptake and release, but no facilitation of norepinephrine release
    Thomas W Lameris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute COEUR, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:860-5. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Sodium status and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition: effects on plasma angiotensin-(1-7) in healthy man
    Menno J A Kocks
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:597-602. 2005
    ..We therefore studied the effect of a shift in sodium intake on angiotensin-(1-7), during placebo and ACEi...
  22. ncbi request reprint ACE-versus chymase-dependent angiotensin II generation in human coronary arteries: a matter of efficiency?
    Beril Tom
    Department of Pharmacology, Thoracic Surgery and Heart Valve Bank, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:251-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate ACE- and chymase-dependent angiotensin I-to-II conversion in human coronary arteries (HCAs)...
  23. ncbi request reprint High dietary sodium blunts affects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on vascular angiotensin I-to-angiotensin II conversion in rats
    Menno J A Kocks
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:601-6. 2003
    ..Thus, HS blunts the ACEi-induced reduction of functional vascular Ang I conversion compared with LS. Whether the blunted functional vascular conversion is causally related to the blunted blood pressure response remains to be elucidated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rat carotid artery responses to alpha-adrenergic receptor agonists and 5-HT after ovariectomy and hormone replacement
    Suneet Mehrotra
    Department of Pharmacology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Headache 47:236-46. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new automated renin assay
    René A de Bruin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 50:2111-6. 2004
    ..We studied a renin immunochemiluminescence assay on an automated platform...
  26. doi request reprint Osmomediated natriuresis in humans: the role of vasopressin and tubular calcium sensing
    Ewout J Hoorn
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3326-33. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate the unknown mechanism of osmomediated natriuresis. This is the phenomenon by which hypertonic saline (HS) produces a larger natriuresis than isotonic saline (IS), despite the same sodium content...
  27. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptides in patients with atrial fibrillation and advanced chronic heart failure: determinants and prognostic value of (NT-)ANP and (NT-pro)BNP
    Michiel Rienstra
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Europace 8:482-7. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of add-on hydrochlorothiazide in rats with myocardial infarction optimally treated with quinapril
    Bart Westendorp
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:1085-94. 2005
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) or dietary sodium restriction further improves survival in ACEi-treated rats with MI...
  29. ncbi request reprint Does angiotensin (1-7) contribute to the anti-proteinuric effect of ACE-inhibitors
    Els A Van der Wouden
    Department of Clinical Pharmocology, Division of Nephrology, Groningen University Institute for Drug Exploration GUIDE, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 6:96-101. 2005
    ..We conclude that systemic Ang (1-7) plays no major role in the anti-proteinuric and BPlowering effects of ACE-I in this rat model of adriamycin-induced nephrosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Circulating apoptotic proteins are increased in long-term disease-free breast cancer survivors
    Patrick J Perik
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Oncol 45:175-83. 2006
    ..The potential relation with late cardiotoxicity of antineoplastic therapy deserves further study...
  31. doi request reprint Cardiac repolarization during hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: impact of basal renin-angiotensin system activity
    Rikke Due-Andersen
    Endocrinology Section, Department of Cardiology and Endocrinology, Hillerød Hospital, Helsevej 2, DK 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
    Europace 10:860-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore if basal RAS activity affects cardiac repolarization during hypoglycaemia, thereby potentially carrying prognostic information on risk of the 'dead-in-bed syndrome'...
  32. doi request reprint Integrative control of coronary resistance vessel tone by endothelin and angiotensin II is altered in swine with a recent myocardial infarction
    Vincent J de Beer
    Division of Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H2069-77. 2008
    ..e., with negligible cross-talk. In contrast, in the remodeled myocardium, cross-talk between ANG II and ET emerges, resulting in nonlinear redundant control of coronary resistance vessel tone...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol on angiotensin II sensitivity: a randomized trial with fluvastatin
    Nicole A J van der Linde
    Department of Internal Medicine and Vascular Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 47:1125-30. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that LDL-c levels directly influence Ang II sensitivity...
  34. doi request reprint Functional and structural adaptations of coronary microvessels distal to a chronic coronary artery stenosis
    Oana Sorop
    Experimental Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Cardiovascular Research Institute COEUR, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Res 102:795-803. 2008
    ..These structural and functional alterations may aggravate flow abnormalities distal to a chronic coronary artery stenosis...
  35. pmc Effects of dietary sodium and hydrochlorothiazide on the antiproteinuric efficacy of losartan
    Liffert Vogt
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:999-1007. 2008
    ..Combining these interventions in sodium status is an effective method to maximize the antiproteinuric efficacy of RAAS blockade...
  36. doi request reprint Renal response to angiotensin II is blunted in sodium-sensitive normotensive men
    Folkert W Visser
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 21:323-8. 2008
    ..The renal mechanisms of SS in normotensives are unknown. Therefore, we studied whether SS is related to renal hemodynamics and renal responsiveness to angiotensin II (AngII) in young healthy adults...
  37. ncbi request reprint Human coagulation factor XII-related "new pressor protein": role of PACAP in its cardiovascular and sympathoadrenal effects
    Demetrios Simos
    Departments of Physiology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:1093-103. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide as noninvasive marker of the severity of right ventricular dysfunction in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Herre J Reesink
    Department of Pulmonology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:537-43. 2007
    ..Therefore, plasma BNP levels were studied in relation to cardiac remodeling and function as determined by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Beneficial impact of spironolactone in diabetic nephropathy
    Katrine Jordan Schjoedt
    Steno Diabetes Center, Gentofte, Denmark
    Kidney Int 68:2829-36. 2005
    ..We therefore aimed to evaluate the short-term effect of aldosterone antagonism with spironolactone on albuminuria and blood pressure in diabetic nephropathy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of adding spironolactone to recommended antihypertensive treatment in diabetic nephropathy: a randomized, double-masked, cross-over study
    Kasper Rossing
    Steno Diabetes Center, Niels Steensens Vej 2, DK 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 28:2106-12. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Enhanced renoprotective effects of ultrahigh doses of irbesartan in patients with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria
    Kasper Rossing
    Steno Diabetes Center, Gentofte, Denmark
    Kidney Int 68:1190-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the renoprotective effect as reflected by short-term changes in albuminuria of ultrahigh doses of irbesartan in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria...
  42. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-(1-7) attenuates the development of heart failure after myocardial infarction in rats
    Annemarieke E Loot
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 105:1548-50. 2002
    ..Furthermore, this peptide may play a part in the beneficial effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in cardiovascular disease. We assessed the effects of angiotensin-(1-7) on the progression of heart failure...
  43. ncbi request reprint Are cardiovascular and sympathoadrenal effects of human "new pressor protein" preparations attributable to human coagulation beta-FXIIa?
    Peter C Papageorgiou
    Dept of Physiology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Univ of Toronto, 1 King s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 286:H837-46. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of lower body negative pressure in patients with mild congestive heart failure
    Maarten P van den Berg
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:759-62. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Role of angiotensin II in L-NAME-induced systemic and renal hemodynamic effects in hydrochlorothiazide-pretreated hypertensive subjects
    Nicole A van der Linde
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department opf Internal Medicine, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 21:345-51. 2003
    ..In the present study, we investigated whether this holds true in hypertensive subjects pretreated with hydrochlorothiazide (HCT)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of cardiac angiotensin II type 1 (AT(1)) receptors decreases myocardial microvessel density after experimental myocardial infarction
    Rudolf A de Boer
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Res 57:434-42. 2003
    ..To study the effects of increased levels of myocardial angiotensin II type 1 (AT(1)) receptor on microvascular growth following myocardial infarction (MI)...
  47. ncbi request reprint The sympathoadrenal system mediates the blood pressure and cardiac effects of human coagulation factor XII-related "new pressor protein"
    Louie Mavrogiannis
    Departments of Physiology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:1077-86. 2002
    ..To investigate the major cardiovascular effects of human plasma "new pressor protein" (NPP) and how the adrenal medulla contributes to these effects...
  48. ncbi request reprint Rapid bedside measurement of brain natriuretic peptide in patients with chronic heart failure
    Geert Tjeerdsma
    Department of Cardiology Thoraxcentre, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 86:143-9; discussion 149-52. 2002
    ..We compared a new, rapid, BNP assay with a conventional BNP measurement and evaluated the applicability to current practice by comparing it with standard clinical parameters...
  49. ncbi request reprint Longstanding atrial fibrillation causes depletion of atrial natriuretic peptide in patients with advanced congestive heart failure
    Maarten P van den Berg
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:255-62. 2002
    ..Onset of atrial fibrillation (AF) further increases these peptides, but it may be hypothesized that concentrations decrease during longstanding AF due to inherent atrial degeneration...
  50. ncbi request reprint Role of bradykinin B2-receptor in the sympathoadrenal effects of 'new pressor protein' related to human blood coagulation factor XII fragment
    Akis A Amfilochiadis
    Departments of Physiology and Medicine and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Hypertens 22:1173-81. 2004
    ..High plasma NPP activity has been found in haemodialysis patients with hypertension...
  51. ncbi request reprint Progressive left ventricular hypertrophy after withdrawal of long-term ACE inhibition following experimental myocardial infarction
    Bart Westendorp
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:122-30. 2006
    ..To further address this issue, we assessed hemodynamic, neurohormonal and vascular consequences of withdrawing long-term ACEi treatment after experimental MI...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of catecholamine hormone release in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy
    Mary Claire Barry
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 11:240-50. 2004
    ..To investigate the pattern of catecholamine response in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid artery stenting (CAS)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Extracellular signal regulated kinase and SMAD signaling both mediate the angiotensin II driven progression towards overt heart failure in homozygous TGR(mRen2)27
    Rudolf A de Boer
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Mol Med (Berl) 82:678-87. 2004
    ..This process is prevented by both AT1 receptor blockade and TYR, and therefore inhibition of either pathway is equally efficacious in restoring LV function and architecture...
  54. ncbi request reprint A comparison of low versus high heart rate in patients with atrial fibrillation and advanced chronic heart failure: effects on clinical profile, neurohormones and survival
    Michiel Rienstra
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 109:95-100. 2006
    ..Long-term restoration of sinus rhythm is generally unsuccessful. It may be speculated that higher heart rates are unfavorable, since this may lead to tachycardiomyopathy, but there are no data which have examined this...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impaired renal function in patients with ischemic and nonischemic chronic heart failure: association with neurohormonal activation and survival
    Tom D J Smilde
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 148:165-72. 2004
    ..We compared renal function in patients with ischemic and nonischemic CHF and examined associations with prognosis and extent of neurohormonal activation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Influence of age on natriuretic peptides in patients with chronic heart failure: a comparison between ANP/NT-ANP and BNP/NT-proBNP
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:81-6. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown whether there are different influences of age on atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)/N-terminal-ANP (NT-ANP) or B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)/N-terminal-proBNP (NT-proBNP)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and clinical correlates of endothelin-1 in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Herre J Reesink
    Department of Pulmonology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ J 70:1058-63. 2006
    ..Whether such correlations exist in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is unknown, nor whether ET-1 levels correlate with hemodynamic outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase in pre-eclampsia: no relation with markers of endothelial cell activation
    J Marko Sikkema
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Room KE4 134 1, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chim Acta 324:31-8. 2002
    ..SSAO has never been associated with markers of ECD. Pre-eclampsia (PE) is, like the early stages of atherosclerosis, characterised by ECD. SSAO could contribute to ECD in PE...
  59. pmc Liver X receptors alpha and beta regulate renin expression in vivo
    Fulvio Morello
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Invest 115:1913-22. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Atrial natriuretic peptides during experimental atrial tachycardia: role of developing tachycardiomyopathy
    Bas A Schoonderwoerd
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:927-32. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the contribution of elevated atrial rate and of high ventricular rate, resulting in CHF, on ANP and NT-ANP levels during chronic atrial tachycardia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic response to lower body negative pressure in hemodialysis patients
    Robert W Nette
    Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:807-13. 2003
    ..Hypovolemia is thought to have an important role in the pathogenesis of dialysis-related hypotension...
  62. ncbi request reprint The angiotensin II-sympathetic nervous system connection
    Anton H van den Meiracker
    J Hypertens 21:1453-4. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Possible role of new pressor protein in hypertensive anephric hemodialysis patients
    Rachel J Pearl
    Division of Nephrology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, M5G 1X8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1025-31. 2003
    ..Further studies are required to examine the wider applicability of these novel findings...
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    St Antonius Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Koekoekslaan 1, 3435 CM, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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  65. ncbi request reprint Screening for left ventricular dysfunction using a hand-carried cardiac ultrasound device
    Eleni C Vourvouri
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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    ..The hand-carried cardiac ultrasound (HCU) device is a recently introduced imaging device, which may be potentially useful in the primary care setting...