D W Dippel

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidural blood patch in post dural puncture headache: a randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial
    F van Kooten
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:553-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Influence of Device Choice on the Effect of Intra-Arterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in MR CLEAN (Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Netherlands)
    Diederik W Dippel
    From the Departments of Neurology D W D, P J K, P S F, O A B, Radiology A v d L, and Public Health H F L, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands Departments of Radiology C B M, K M T, P S F, O A B and Neurology Y B R, L A v d B, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Departments of Neurology R J v O, D B and Radiology W H v Z, O A B, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Stroke 47:2574-81. 2016
  3. pmc MR CLEAN, a multicenter randomized clinical trial of endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke in the Netherlands: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Puck S S Fransen
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:343. 2014
  4. pmc Update of the Preventive Antibiotics in Stroke Study (PASS): statistical analysis plan
    Willeke F Westendorp
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, P, O, Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:382. 2014
  5. pmc Update on the Preventive Antibiotics in Stroke Study (PASS): a randomised controlled phase 3 clinical trial
    Willeke F Westendorp
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:133. 2014
  6. pmc Rotterdam Aphasia Therapy Study (RATS)-3: "The efficacy of intensive cognitive-linguistic therapy in the acute stage of aphasia"; design of a randomised controlled trial
    Femke Nouwens
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    Trials 14:24. 2013
  7. pmc Lifetime health effects and medical costs of integrated stroke services - a non-randomized controlled cluster-trial based life table approach
    Stefan A Baeten
    Erasmus University, Department of Health Policy and Management iBMG, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:21. 2010
  8. pmc Efficacy of the epidural blood patch for the treatment of post lumbar puncture headache BLOPP: a randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN 71598245]
    R Oedit
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 5:12. 2005
  9. pmc Prediction of intracranial findings on CT-scans by alternative modelling techniques
    Tjeerd van der Ploeg
    Medical Centre Alkmaar Inholland University, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:143. 2011
  10. pmc PAIS: paracetamol (acetaminophen) in stroke; protocol for a randomized, double blind clinical trial [ISCRTN 74418480]
    Eric J van Breda
    Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:24. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Epidural blood patch in post dural puncture headache: a randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial
    F van Kooten
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:553-8. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of epidural blood patch (EDBP) for the treatment of post dural puncture headache (PDPH)...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of Device Choice on the Effect of Intra-Arterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in MR CLEAN (Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Netherlands)
    Diederik W Dippel
    From the Departments of Neurology D W D, P J K, P S F, O A B, Radiology A v d L, and Public Health H F L, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands Departments of Radiology C B M, K M T, P S F, O A B and Neurology Y B R, L A v d B, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Departments of Neurology R J v O, D B and Radiology W H v Z, O A B, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Stroke 47:2574-81. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the differences in functional outcome, neurological recovery, reperfusion, extent of infarction, and adverse events according to stent type and make...
  3. pmc MR CLEAN, a multicenter randomized clinical trial of endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke in the Netherlands: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Puck S S Fransen
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:343. 2014
    ..Additionally, we aim to assess the safety of IAT, and the effect on recanalization of different mechanical treatment modalities...
  4. pmc Update of the Preventive Antibiotics in Stroke Study (PASS): statistical analysis plan
    Willeke F Westendorp
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, P, O, Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:382. 2014
    ..This paper presents in detail the statistical analysis plan (SAP) of the Preventive Antibiotics in Stroke Study (PASS) and was submitted while the investigators were still blinded for all outcomes...
  5. pmc Update on the Preventive Antibiotics in Stroke Study (PASS): a randomised controlled phase 3 clinical trial
    Willeke F Westendorp
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:133. 2014
    ..Aim of the study is to assess whether preventive antibiotic treatment improves functional outcome at three months by preventing infections...
  6. pmc Rotterdam Aphasia Therapy Study (RATS)-3: "The efficacy of intensive cognitive-linguistic therapy in the acute stage of aphasia"; design of a randomised controlled trial
    Femke Nouwens
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    Trials 14:24. 2013
    ..In the Rotterdam Aphasia Therapy Study-3 we aim to test the hypothesis that patients with aphasia due to stroke benefit more from early intensive cognitive-linguistic therapy than from deferred regular language therapy...
  7. pmc Lifetime health effects and medical costs of integrated stroke services - a non-randomized controlled cluster-trial based life table approach
    Stefan A Baeten
    Erasmus University, Department of Health Policy and Management iBMG, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:21. 2010
    ..Economic evaluation of stroke services indicates that such services may lead to improved quality of life at affordable cost. The present study assesses lifetime health impact and cost consequences of stroke in an integrated service setting...
  8. pmc Efficacy of the epidural blood patch for the treatment of post lumbar puncture headache BLOPP: a randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN 71598245]
    R Oedit
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 5:12. 2005
    ..Uncontrolled studies report rapid recovery after patching in 90% to 100% of treated patients. However, sufficient evidence from randomised, controlled clinical trials is lacking...
  9. pmc Prediction of intracranial findings on CT-scans by alternative modelling techniques
    Tjeerd van der Ploeg
    Medical Centre Alkmaar Inholland University, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:143. 2011
    ..This study investigates whether alternative modelling techniques might improve the applicability and simplicity of such prediction rules...
  10. pmc PAIS: paracetamol (acetaminophen) in stroke; protocol for a randomized, double blind clinical trial [ISCRTN 74418480]
    Eric J van Breda
    Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:24. 2005
    ..3 degrees C (95% CI: 0.1-0.5) in body temperature. We set out to test the hypothesis that early antipyretic therapy reduces the risk of death or dependency in patients with acute stroke, even if they are normothermic...
  11. pmc Correction: PAIS: paracetamol (acetaminophen) in stroke; protocol for a randomized, double blind clinical trial. [ISCRTN74418480]
    Heleen M den Hertog
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:29. 2008
    ..Therefore, the planned primary analysis of the PAIS study has been changed from fixed dichotomization of the mRS to a sliding dichotomy analysis...
  12. ncbi request reprint What is the lowest dose of aspirin for maximum suppression of in vivo thromboxane production after a transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke?
    Diederik W J Dippel
    Departments of Neurology and Hematology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:296-302. 2004
    ..We measured the urinary 11-dehydro-thromboxane-B(2) (uTXB(2)) excretion to compare the degree of suppression of in vivo platelet activation by various low doses of aspirin...
  13. doi request reprint Prevention with low-dose aspirin plus dipyridamole in patients with disabling stroke
    Diederik W J Dippel
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 41:2684-6. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether this also applies to patients with a disabling stroke...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine is a risk factor for recurrent vascular events in young patients with an ischaemic stroke or TIA
    Michiel J Bos
    Dept of Neurology, Erasmus MC, 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 252:332-7. 2005
    ..We examined the possible effect of the plasma homocysteine level on the risk of recurrent vascular events in patients between 18 and 45 years of age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Timing of the effect of acetaminophen on body temperature in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    D W J Dippel
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 61:677-9. 2003
    ..26 degrees C (95% CI 0.07 to 0.46 degrees C) lower mean body temperature than placebo treatment within 4 hours. This effect remained present throughout the next 20 hours. A large phase III trial seems warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint [TIA does require acute hospitalization]
    Diederik W J Dippel
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3133. 2011
    ..Patients with recurrent stroke need prompt thrombolysis. This can best be done by admitting patients to hospital and placing them under 24-hour observation...
  17. pmc Effect of paracetamol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen on body temperature in acute ischemic stroke PISA, a phase II double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial [ISRCTN98608690]
    Diederik W J Dippel
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 3:2. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present trial was to study whether this effect of acetaminophen could be reproduced, and whether ibuprofen would have a similar, or even stronger effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of cardiovascular complications after a stroke or TIA: hypotensive and hypocholesterolemic therapy]
    D W Dippel
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:820-4. 2004
    ..On epidemiological grounds, vigorous treatment is also justified in patients with a normal or mildly elevated blood pressure; caution and a custom-tailored approach are essential, however, in each individual patient...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of paracetamol (acetaminophen) on body temperature in acute ischemic stroke: a double-blind, randomized phase II clinical trial
    D W Dippel
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 32:1607-12. 2001
    ..The main purpose of this trial was to study whether early treatment of acute ischemic stroke patients with acetaminophen (paracetamol) reduces body temperature...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of stroke by reducing the body temperature; 'Paracetamol (acetaminophen) in stroke' (PAIS): start of a clinical trial]
    E J van Breda
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1976-8. 2003
    ..The primary outcome is death or dependency at three months. The study protocol is simple, and the amount of data to be gathered is limited. The trial will run for four years...
  21. doi request reprint Lower levels of ADAMTS13 are associated with cardiovascular disease in young patients
    T N Bongers
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 207:250-4. 2009
    ..In conclusion, levels of ADAMTS13 and VWF are strongly associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Modifiable determinants of delayed hospital admission following a cerebrovascular accident]
    R J Meijer
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Neurologie, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:227-31. 2004
    ..To identify the modifiable determinants of delayed hospital admission of stroke patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint The CAMCOG: a useful screening instrument for dementia in stroke patients
    I de Koning
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 29:2080-6. 1998
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Increased platelet activation in the chronic phase after cerebral ischemia and intracerebral hemorrhage
    F van Kooten
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 30:546-9. 1999
    ..We investigated whether enhanced urinary excretion of 11-dehydro-TXB2, a noninvasive index of platelet activation, was present in the chronic phase after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke, including intracerebral hemorrhage...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Clinical trials on medical products for human use in the case of acutely incapacitated patients within the fields of neurology and neurosurgery; implications of the new European legislation]
    E J Kompanje
    afd Neurochirurgie, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1585-9. 2003
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Impact of early surgery after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
    M van der Jagt
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand 119:100-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of early aneurysm surgery (<72 h) on outcome in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)...
  27. doi request reprint The Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) In Stroke (PAIS) trial: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase III trial
    Heleen M den Hertog
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 8:434-40. 2009
    ..The Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) In Stroke (PAIS) trial aimed to assess whether early treatment with paracetamol improves functional outcome in patients with acute stroke by reducing body temperature and preventing fever...
  28. doi request reprint The role of thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor in arterial thrombosis at a young age: the ATTAC study
    E L E de Bruijne
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 7:919-27. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to elucidate the pathogenetic role of TAFI levels and genotypes in young patients with arterial thrombosis...
  29. doi request reprint Variation between hospitals in patient outcome after stroke is only partly explained by differences in quality of care: results from the Netherlands Stroke Survey
    H F Lingsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:888-94. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether there is a straightforward relationship between quality of care and outcome, and whether outcome measures could be used to assess quality of care after stroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Rhombencephalitis due to Listeria monocytogenes]
    M H den Hertog
    Erasmus MC Centrum, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1885-90. 2007
    ..Early diagnosis and treatment improve the prognosis...
  31. doi request reprint Patients enrolled in large randomized clinical trials of antiplatelet treatment for prevention after transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke are not representative of patients in clinical practice: the Netherlands Stroke Survey
    Lisette Maasland
    Van Weel Bethesda Hospital, Department of Neurology, Stationsweg 22, 3247 BW Dirksland, The Netherlands
    Stroke 40:2662-8. 2009
    ..We estimated the eligibility for participation in landmark trials of antiplatelet drugs of an unselected group of patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack from a national stroke survey...
  32. pmc C-reactive protein in the very early phase of acute ischemic stroke: association with poor outcome and death
    H M den Hertog
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 256:2003-8. 2009
    ..7, 95% CI 1.0–2.9) at 3 months. In addition, the risk of poor outcome or death at 3 months increased with higher levels of CRP. CRP within 12 h of ischemic stroke is an independent prognostic factor of poor outcome at 3 months...
  33. pmc Comparing and ranking hospitals based on outcome: results from The Netherlands Stroke Survey
    H F Lingsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    QJM 103:99-108. 2010
    ..Measuring quality of care and ranking hospitals with outcome measures poses two major methodological challenges: case-mix adjustment and variation that exists by chance...
  34. doi request reprint Statin treatment after a recent TIA or stroke: is effectiveness shown in randomized clinical trials also observed in everyday clinical practice?
    H F Lingsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand 122:15-20. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Efficacy of early cognitive-linguistic treatment and communicative treatment in aphasia after stroke: a randomised controlled trial (RATS-2)
    M de Jong-Hagelstein
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:399-404. 2011
    ..The hypothesis that CLT is more effective than communicative treatment in the early stages after stroke was tested in this study...
  36. doi request reprint γ'/total fibrinogen ratio is associated with short-term outcome in ischaemic stroke
    Evita G van den Herik
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 105:430-4. 2011
    ..Increased fibrinogen γ' relative to total fibrinogen levels are associated with unfavourable outcome in the early phase after stroke...
  37. doi request reprint Platelet aggregation inhibitors, vitamin K antagonists and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    R Risselada
    Department of Medical Informatics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 9:517-23. 2011
    ..Whether the use of these antithrombotic drugs is associated with an increased risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) remains unclear, especially as confounding by indication might play a role...
  38. ncbi request reprint Towards effective and efficient care pathways: thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke
    J D H van Wijngaarden
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Room L4 62, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    QJM 99:267-72. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint High functional levels of thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor are associated with an increased risk of first ischemic stroke
    F W G Leebeek
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam
    J Thromb Haemost 3:2211-8. 2005
    ..We studied functional TAFI levels and TAFI gene polymorphisms in 124 patients with a recent ischemic stroke and 125 age- and sex-matched controls to establish the role of TAFI in ischemic stroke...
  40. pmc Diagnostic value of the Rotterdam-CAMCOG in post-stroke dementia
    I de Koning
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:263-5. 2005
    ..In this study, we externally validated the diagnostic accuracy of the R-CAMCOG in a new, representative cohort of stroke patients...
  41. pmc The -148 C/T fibrinogen gene polymorphism and fibrinogen levels in ischaemic stroke: a case-control study
    M P J van Goor
    Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Department of Neurology, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:121-3. 2005
    ..To determine whether -148 C/T fibrinogen gene promoter polymorphism increases stroke risk by modifying the fibrinogen level...
  42. ncbi request reprint Do antiphospholipid antibodies increase the long-term risk of thrombotic complications in young patients with a recent TIA or ischemic stroke?
    M P J van Goor
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand 109:410-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the relative risk of thrombotic events in young patients with a recent TIA or ischemic stroke and positive antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of an individualized multimedia computer program for health education in patients with a recent minor stroke or transient ischemic attack - a randomized controlled trial
    E Maasland
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:41-8. 2007
    ..We developed a computer program that provided health education fitting the educational level, risk profile and symptoms of patients and evaluated it in a randomized controlled trial...
  44. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of CT angiography in the assessment of a fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery
    A van der Lugt
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:1627-33. 2004
    ..Positive and negative predictive values were 77 and 100%, respectively. CTA can be considered a valid diagnostic tool for the assessment of a fetal origin of the PCA in patients with a cerebral ischemic event in the territory of the PCA...
  45. ncbi request reprint The validity and reliability of signs of early infarction on CT in acute ischaemic stroke
    D W Dippel
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 42:629-33. 2000
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of colour duplex ultrasound for symptomatic carotid stenosis in clinical practice
    D W Dippel
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 41:1-8. 1999
    ..Its use as a single preoperative assessment cannot be recommended...
  47. ncbi request reprint Elevated prothrombin is a risk factor for cerebral arterial ischemia in young adults
    E B Gomez Garcia
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 104:285-8. 2002
    ..We conclude that, although PT 20210A may be a weak risk factor for TIA and ischemic stroke in young patients, increased PT activity, which is more frequent than the mutation, appears to be more strongly related to cerebral ischemia...
  48. doi request reprint Intracranial internal carotid artery calcifications: association with vascular risk factors and ischemic cerebrovascular disease
    T T de Weert
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, University Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:177-84. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cerebellar hematoma in The Netherlands. A questionnaire survey
    P H Wessels
    Department of Neurology, Maasland Ziekenhuis, Sittard, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:190-4. 2001
    ..We conclude that the management of cerebrellar hematoma can be improved upon by encouraging the use of local guidelines, and by promoting early referral to a center with neurosurgical facilities...
  50. pmc Atherosclerotic plaque volume and composition in symptomatic carotid arteries assessed with multidetector CT angiography; relationship with severity of stenosis and cardiovascular risk factors
    S Rozie
    Departments of Radiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam 3015 CE, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 19:2294-301. 2009
    ..Luminal stenosis of the carotid artery partly reflects the amount of atherosclerotic carotid disease. Plaque volume and plaque composition are associated with cardiovascular risk factors...
  51. doi request reprint Stroke-associated infection is an independent risk factor for poor outcome after acute ischemic stroke: data from the Netherlands Stroke Survey
    Frederique H Vermeij
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:465-71. 2009
    ..Infections are a common and serious threat to patients with acute ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of infection on mortality and functional outcome at discharge and at 1 year...
  52. pmc A history of loss of consciousness or post-traumatic amnesia in minor head injury: "conditio sine qua non" or one of the risk factors?
    M Smits
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:1359-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether known risk factors for complications after MHI in the absence of LOC/PTA have the same predictive value as when LOC/PTA are present...
  53. ncbi request reprint Linguistic deficits in the acute phase of stroke
    S J C Doesborgh
    Erasmus MC, Dept of Neurology, Room Ee2291, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 250:977-82. 2003
    ..The ScreeLing's sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in detecting aphasia and semantic, phonological and syntactic deficits were determined...
  54. ncbi request reprint Outcome after complicated minor head injury
    M Smits
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:506-13. 2008
    ..Functional outcome in patients with minor head injury with neurocranial traumatic findings on CT is largely unknown. We hypothesized that certain CT findings may be predictive of poor functional outcome...
  55. ncbi request reprint PLA1/A2 polymorphism of the platelet glycoprotein receptor IIb/IIIa in young patients with cryptogenic TIA or ischemic stroke
    Mary Lou P J van Goor
    Department of Neurology of the Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Res 108:63-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate a possible association between the GPIIb/IIIa PIA1/A2 polymorphism and the occurrence of cryptogenic stroke in young patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in stroke prevention: results of an audit study among general practitioners
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 38:129-36. 2004
    ..This study investigated the quality of care in stroke prevention in general practice and its relation to the occurrence of stroke...
  57. pmc Intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: from trial exclusion criteria to clinical contraindications. An international Delphi study
    Maaike Dirks
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Department of Neurology, Room Ee 2240, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:685-9. 2007
    ..The trial context of these criteria hampers implementation in real life settings. We therefore aimed to obtain specialist opinion in a Delphi consensus on these contraindications...
  58. ncbi request reprint High von Willebrand factor levels increase the risk of first ischemic stroke: influence of ADAMTS13, inflammation, and genetic variability
    Tamara N Bongers
    Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:2672-7. 2006
    ..We assessed how these factors affect the relation between vWF and the occurrence of stroke to understand the underlying mechanism...
  59. ncbi request reprint Reduction of body temperature with paracetamol in patients with acute stroke: randomised clinical trials are needed
    Eric J van Breda
    Cerebrovasc Dis 18:350; author reply 351. 2004
  60. doi request reprint Fibrinogen gamma' in ischemic stroke: a case-control study
    Elim Y L Cheung
    Stroke 39:1033-5. 2008
    ..To determine the contribution of fibrinogen gamma' levels and FGG haplotypes to ischemic stroke...
  61. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and understanding of disease process, risk factors and treatment modalities in patients with a recent TIA or minor ischemic stroke
    Lisette Maasland
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:435-40. 2007
    ..Lack of knowledge may lead to inappropriate secondary prevention behavior. We investigated the knowledge of patients with a TIA or minor stroke about specific aspects of their disease 3 months after the event...
  62. ncbi request reprint Quality of hospital and outpatient care after stroke or transient ischemic attack: insights from a stroke survey in the Netherlands
    Wilma J M Scholte op Reimer
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:1844-9. 2006
    ..We assessed to what extent guidelines are appropriately applied after ischemic stroke or TIA, in admitted patients as well as outpatients...
  63. doi request reprint Promoting Acute Thrombolysis for Ischaemic Stroke (PRACTISE)
    Maaike Dirks
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Stroke 2:151-9. 2007
    ..Interorganisational, intraorganisational, medical and psychological barriers are hampering broad implementation of thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke...
  64. ncbi request reprint Coping strategies as determinants of quality of life in stroke patients: a longitudinal study
    Anne Sophie E Darlington
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:401-7. 2007
    ..Thus far the relationship between coping and QoL has only been examined in small-scale cross-sectional designs. Therefore, the current study set out to examine this relationship in a longitudinal setting...
  65. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance increases stroke risk in nondiabetic patients with transient ischemic attack or minor ischemic stroke
    Sarah E Vermeer
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:1413-7. 2006
    ..Whether impaired glucose tolerance increases the risk of stroke in patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor ischemic stroke is unknown...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationships of transcranial blood flow Doppler parameters with major vascular risk factors: TCD study in patients with a recent TIA or nondisabling ischemic stroke
    Annemarie D Wijnhoud
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Room H673, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Ultrasound 34:70-6. 2006
    ..We used transcranial Doppler (TCD) sonography tests as parameters of intracranial vascular disease and investigated the relationship between these parameters and conventional cardiovascular risk factors...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of semantic treatment on verbal communication and linguistic processing in aphasia after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne J C Doesborgh
    Erasmus MC, Department of Neurology and Neuropsychology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 35:141-6. 2004
    ..Semantic deficits, deficits in word meaning, have a large impact on aphasic patients' verbal communication. We investigated the effects of semantic treatment on verbal communication in a randomized controlled trial...
  68. ncbi request reprint Depression in vascular dementia
    Paul Naarding
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:325-30. 2003
    ..To study the presence of different dimensions of depression in subjects with vascular dementia...
  69. doi request reprint Is a fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery a risk factor for TIA or ischemic stroke? A study with 16-multidetector-row CT angiography
    Cecile de Monye
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 255:239-45. 2008
    ..This study assessed the frequency of a fetal origin of the PCA in patients with a TIA or infarct in the territory of the PCA with 16-multidetector-row CT angiography (CTA)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Carotid plaque composition and cerebral infarction: MR imaging study
    Mohamed Ouhlous
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1044-9. 2005
    ..We analyzed the relationship between the composition of the atherosclerotic plaque at the carotid artery bifurcation and ipsilateral ischemic cerebral lesions on MR imaging...
  71. ncbi request reprint External validation of the Canadian CT Head Rule and the New Orleans Criteria for CT scanning in patients with minor head injury
    Marion Smits
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 294:1519-25. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Predicting intracranial traumatic findings on computed tomography in patients with minor head injury: the CHIP prediction rule
    Marion Smits
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 146:397-405. 2007
    ..These rules apply only to patients with a history of loss of consciousness, which is frequently absent...