Maastricht University

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Organization: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

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  1. pmc How do people respond to self-test results? A cross-sectional survey
    Martine H P Ickenroth
    Department of General Practice, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Caphri, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:77. 2010
  2. ncbi Parabolic relationship between plasma triacylglycerols and LDL-cholesterol in familial combined hyperlipidaemia: the multiple-type hyperlipidaemia explained?
    Martijn C G J Brouwers
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 114:393-401. 2008
  3. pmc Evidence for attentional processing in spatial localization
    Jos J Adam
    Department of Movement Sciences, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 72:433-42. 2008
  4. ncbi LDL receptor deficiency results in decreased cell proliferation and presynaptic bouton density in the murine hippocampus
    Monique Mulder
    Department of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Res 59:251-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Relative efficiency of unequal cluster sizes for variance component estimation in cluster randomized and multicentre trials
    Gerard Jp van Breukelen
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 17:439-58. 2008
  6. ncbi [Course, consequences and treatment of prolonged fatigue among workers: an overview of findings from the Maastricht Cohort Study]
    Ij Kant
    Capaciteitsgroep Epidemiologie van de Universiteit Maastricht
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:547-54. 2007
  7. ncbi Carrying on or giving in: the role of automatic processes in overcoming ego depletion
    Hugo J E M Alberts
    Universiteit Maastricht, Faculty of Psychology, Experimental Psychololgy, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:383-99. 2007
  8. ncbi In vitro immunotoxicity of bis(tri-n-butyltin)oxide (TBTO) studied by toxicogenomics
    Kirsten A Baken
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Health Risk Analysis and Toxicology GRAT, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Toxicology 237:35-48. 2007
  9. ncbi The irrelevant speech effect and the level of interference in aging
    Pascal W M Van Gerven
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Aging Res 33:323-39. 2007
  10. ncbi The patient's perspective of the quality of breast cancer care. The development of an instrument to measure quality of care through focus groups and concept mapping with breast cancer patients
    Mascha de Kok
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, P Debeyelaan 25, 6229 HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 43:1257-64. 2007

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  1. pmc How do people respond to self-test results? A cross-sectional survey
    Martine H P Ickenroth
    Department of General Practice, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Caphri, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:77. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine the frequency of self-test use, consumers' response to self-test results in terms of their confidence in the result, reassurance by the test result, and follow-up behaviour...
  2. ncbi Parabolic relationship between plasma triacylglycerols and LDL-cholesterol in familial combined hyperlipidaemia: the multiple-type hyperlipidaemia explained?
    Martijn C G J Brouwers
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 114:393-401. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Evidence for attentional processing in spatial localization
    Jos J Adam
    Department of Movement Sciences, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 72:433-42. 2008
    ..This outcome provides convergent support for the role of the attentional system in spatial localization...
  4. ncbi LDL receptor deficiency results in decreased cell proliferation and presynaptic bouton density in the murine hippocampus
    Monique Mulder
    Department of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Res 59:251-6. 2007
    ..These findings support the notion that, similar to its role in the periphery, the LDLR is important for the cellular uptake of cholesterol in the brain and that disturbance of this process affects neuronal plasticity...
  5. ncbi Relative efficiency of unequal cluster sizes for variance component estimation in cluster randomized and multicentre trials
    Gerard Jp van Breukelen
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 17:439-58. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the loss of efficiency for variance component estimation due to variation of cluster sizes rarely exceeds 20% and can be compensated by sampling 25% more clusters...
  6. ncbi [Course, consequences and treatment of prolonged fatigue among workers: an overview of findings from the Maastricht Cohort Study]
    Ij Kant
    Capaciteitsgroep Epidemiologie van de Universiteit Maastricht
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:547-54. 2007
    ..summary background Although prolonged fatigue is a common complaint among workers, relatively little is known about its course and consequences...
  7. ncbi Carrying on or giving in: the role of automatic processes in overcoming ego depletion
    Hugo J E M Alberts
    Universiteit Maastricht, Faculty of Psychology, Experimental Psychololgy, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:383-99. 2007
    ..If such a prime was absent, self-control performance of depleted participants decreased indicating ego depletion. Using a different manipulation, these findings were replicated in Study 2...
  8. ncbi In vitro immunotoxicity of bis(tri-n-butyltin)oxide (TBTO) studied by toxicogenomics
    Kirsten A Baken
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Health Risk Analysis and Toxicology GRAT, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Toxicology 237:35-48. 2007
    ..Our in vitro toxicogenomics approach thus identified several cellular and molecular targets of TBTO that may mediate the toxicity towards thymocytes and thereby its immunosuppressive effects...
  9. ncbi The irrelevant speech effect and the level of interference in aging
    Pascal W M Van Gerven
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Aging Res 33:323-39. 2007
    ..These results are discussed in the light of the inhibitory view of aging...
  10. ncbi The patient's perspective of the quality of breast cancer care. The development of an instrument to measure quality of care through focus groups and concept mapping with breast cancer patients
    Mascha de Kok
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, P Debeyelaan 25, 6229 HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 43:1257-64. 2007
    ..Therefore, this set of quality of care indicators can be considered valid and suitable for the evaluation of breast cancer care as experienced by patients...
  11. pmc The PDE4 inhibitor rolipram reverses object memory impairment induced by acute tryptophan depletion in the rat
    K Rutten
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Brain and Behavior Institute, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 50, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:275-82. 2007
    ..The selective type IV phosphodiesterase inhibitor, rolipram, has been shown to improve long-term memory and can reverse the cholinergic deficit caused by scopolamine. However, the underlying mechanisms of action of rolipram remain obscure...
  12. pmc Application of adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) infusions in palliative home care: design of a randomized clinical trial
    Sandra Beijer
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:4. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether ATP infusions may reduce family caregiver burden and reduce the use of professional health care services, and 3. To test the feasibility of application of ATP infusions in a home care setting...
  13. pmc The effectiveness of a treatment protocol for male lower urinary tract symptoms in general practice: a practical randomised controlled trial
    Roelf J C Norg
    Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 56:938-44. 2006
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  14. ncbi Peripheral electrical nerve stimulation and rest-activity rhythm in Alzheimer's disease
    Koene R A van Dijk
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 15:415-23. 2006
    ..In addition, the present post-hoc findings indicate that future studies on non-pharmacological interventions should take medication use into account...
  15. pmc Selective PDE inhibitors rolipram and sildenafil improve object retrieval performance in adult cynomolgus macaques
    K Rutten
    Department of Neuroscience, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 50, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:643-8. 2008
    ..However, studies evaluating the effects of PDE inhibition on prefrontal cortex-dependent cognition and in monkeys are rare...
  16. doi Upstream transcription factor 1 (USF1) in risk of type 2 diabetes: association study in 2000 Dutch Caucasians
    Steven J R Meex
    University of Maastricht, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mol Genet Metab 94:352-5. 2008
    ..5%. In conclusion, the major allele of rs2073658 in the USF1 gene is associated with a modestly increased risk to develop type 2 diabetes in Dutch Caucasians, with considerable impact at the population level...
  17. doi Mechanisms of combined action of different chemopreventive dietary compounds: a review
    Theo M de Kok
    Department of Health Risk Analysis and Toxicology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 47:51-9. 2008
    ..In this review, we discuss the molecular mechanisms that are likely to be involved in cancer chemoprevention and summarize the most important findings of those studies that report synergistic chemopreventive effects of dietary compounds...
  18. pmc Timing of subsequent fractures after an initial fracture
    Tineke A C M van Geel
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University Caphri, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 8:118-22. 2010
    ..These studies indicate the need for early action after an initial fracture with medical interventions that have an effect within a short term to reduce the preventable risks of subsequent fractures...
  19. doi Flexible electronic feedback using the virtues of progress testing
    Arno M M Muijtjens
    Department of Educational Development and Research, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 32:491-5. 2010
    ..In addition to enhancement of the feedback, the ProF database of longitudinal PT-data also provides new opportunities for research on knowledge growth, and these are currently being explored...
  20. doi Coping styles in relation to cognitive rehabilitation and quality of life after brain injury
    Gisela Wolters
    Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 20:587-600. 2010
    ..Overall however, most participants showed maladaptive changes in coping styles. Implications for cognitive rehabilitation are therefore discussed...
  21. ncbi [Psychosocial aspects of health and functioning in old age: from determinants towards intervention]
    G I J M Kempen
    Vakgroep Verpleging en Verzorging, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 40:253-61. 2009
    ..The encouragement of the further development of such interventions may help to improve health care for older people as they may fit within the perspective of older people themselves and may reduce the need of care...
  22. doi Conservative management of proximal humeral fractures: can poor functional outcome be related to standard transscapular radiographic evaluation?
    Martijn Poeze
    Department of Traumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:273-81. 2010
    ..Functional outcome after conservative management is predicted by changes in angulation of the fractured humeral head and can be used for individual patients to predict functional outcome...
  23. doi Is the early modulation of brain activity by fearful facial expressions primarily mediated by coarse low spatial frequency information?
    Petra H J M Vlamings
    Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Vis 9:12.1-13. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we found that, irrespective of luminance or contrast equalization, N170 occurred faster when perceiving LSF faces than HSF faces, again emphasizing the primacy of LSF processing in early face perception...
  24. doi Autonomy in relation to health among people with intellectual disability: a literature review
    M Wullink
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:816-26. 2009
    ..Autonomy has become an important issue for these people. This review of the literature tried to answer the question: how do people with ID exercise autonomy in relation to health?..
  25. doi Activated protein C protects against myocardial ischemia/ reperfusion injury via inhibition of apoptosis and inflammation
    Sarah T B G Loubele
    Department of Internal Medicine, Laboratory for Clinical Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:1087-92. 2009
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  26. pmc Multinational development of a questionnaire assessing patient satisfaction with anticoagulant treatment: the 'Perception of Anticoagulant Treatment Questionnaire' (PACT-Q)
    Martin H Prins
    Department of Epidemiology, Care and Public Health Research Institutes, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:9. 2009
    ..A specific questionnaire is necessary to assess patients' needs and their perceptions of anticoagulant treatment...
  27. pmc Validating nutrient-related gene expression changes from microarrays using RT(2) PCR-arrays
    S Gaj
    Nutrigenomics Consortium, Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genes Nutr 3:153-7. 2008
    ..We conclude that both techniques have their own (dis)advantages and specificities, and for less pronounced changes using both technologies may be useful as complementation rather than validation...
  28. doi Levetiracetam therapy for treatment of choreoathetosis in dyskinetic cerebral palsy
    G F Vles
    Department of Child Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:487-90. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this report on two patients with dyskinetic CP is the first suggesting that levetiracetam may offer an alternative to the standard therapy of involuntary, uncontrolled movements in this group of patients...
  29. doi Enhanced pulmonary leptin expression in patients with severe COPD and asymptomatic smokers
    J H J Vernooy
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 64:26-32. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that severe COPD is associated with increased leptin expression in epithelial cells...
  30. doi A community study of psychosocial functioning and weight in young children and adolescents
    Marjan Drukker
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:91-7. 2009
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  31. ncbi Protectors against doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity: flavonoids
    A Bast
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cell Biol Toxicol 23:39-47. 2007
    ..From a study in human volunteers, we conclude that an intravenous dose of 1500 mg/m(2) of 7-monohydroxyethylrutoside is feasible and is safe to be investigated as protection against doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity...
  32. ncbi Starvation induces phase-specific changes in the proteome of mouse small intestine
    Kaatje Lenaerts
    Maastricht Proteomics Center, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Proteome Res 5:2113-22. 2006
    ..Together, these results provide novel insights in the intestinal starvation response and may contribute to improved nutritional support during conditions characterized by malnutrition...
  33. ncbi Tracking the time course of phonological encoding in speech production: an event-related brain potential study
    Niels O Schiller
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:819-31. 2003
    ..Results revealed that both tasks generated effects that fall within the time window of phonological encoding. However, there was no timing difference between the two effects, suggesting that they occur approximately at the same time...
  34. ncbi Nurses and the virtues of dealing with existential questions in terminal palliative care
    Rob Houtepen
    Department of Care Sciences, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nurs Ethics 10:377-87. 2003
    ..The framework utilized is the Aristotelian one of striking the right balance between the poles of a morally relevant dimension...
  35. ncbi Human embryonic stem cells: research, ethics and policy
    Guido de Wert
    Institute for Bioethics, University of Maastricht, Postbus 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 18:672-82. 2003
    ..Here, we address some of the ethical issues surrounding the use of human embryos and human ES cells in the context of state-of-the-art research on the development of stem cell based transplantation therapy...
  36. ncbi Job insecurity as a risk factor for common infections and health complaints
    Danielle C L Mohren
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 45:123-9. 2003
    ..An increase in common infections or health complaints has a substantial impact on employee well-being and may result in economic consequences for the company...
  37. ncbi The contribution of somatic symptoms to the diagnosis of depressive disorder in Parkinson's disease: a discriminant analytic approach
    A F G Leentjens
    Deparment of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:74-7. 2003
    ..Nonsomatic symptoms of depression appear to be the most important for distinguishing between depressed and nondepressed patients with Parkinson's disease, along with reduced appetite and early morning awakening...
  38. ncbi DHPLC analysis of potassium ion channel genes in congenital long QT syndrome
    Roselie Jongbloed
    Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Mutat 20:382-91. 2002
    ..We conclude that this method is suitable for rapid identification of LQT gene defects due to the combination of automation, high throughput, sensitivity, and short time of analysis...
  39. ncbi UCP2 and UCP3 in muscle controlling body metabolism
    Patrick Schrauwen
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Exp Biol 205:2275-85. 2002
    ..Therefore, UCP2 and UCP3 remain interesting targets for pharmacological upregulation in the treatment of obesity and diabetes...
  40. ncbi Biochemical markers related to Alzheimer's dementia in serum and cerebrospinal fluid
    C E Teunissen
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 23:485-508. 2002
    ..These studies together support the theory of testing several serum markers in combination for the diagnosis of AD...
  41. pmc Evidence base of clinical diagnosis: Rational, cost effective use of investigations in clinical practice
    Ron Winkens
    Department of General Practice and Transmural Care Unit, University Hospital, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 324:783. 2002
  42. ncbi Predicting communication skills with a paper-and-pencil test
    J van Dalen
    Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 36:148-53. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the value of a written knowledge test of communication skills for predicting scores on a performance test of communication skills...
  43. ncbi [Roaming through methodology. XXXII. False test results]
    T van der Weijden
    Universiteit Maastricht, capaciteitsgroep Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:906-8. 2001
    ..The patient should be aware that a perfectly conclusive diagnostic test is rare in medical practice, and should more often be informed of the implications of false-positive and false-negative test results...
  44. ncbi Attention, arousal and expectancies in anxiety and sexual disorders
    M van den Hout
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 61:241-56. 2000
    ..Finally the authors discuss biased expectancies in anxiety and sexual disorders. Symmetries and asymmetries are highlighted and lines for further research are sketched...
  45. ncbi Effects of fatty acids on uncoupling protein-2 expression in the rat heart
    K A Van der Lee
    Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    FASEB J 14:495-502. 2000
    ..However, UCP-2 mRNA levels in the adult heart appear to be insensitive to changes in cardiac fatty acid handling under various pathological conditions...
  46. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of the Structured Inventory of Malingered Symptomatology (SIMS) in detecting instructed malingering
    Harald Merckelbach
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:145-52. 2003
    ..90). All in all, our findings provide a basis for cautious optimism regarding the usefulness of the SIMS as a screening tool for malingering...
  47. ncbi The use of clinical simulations in assessment
    L W T Schuwirth
    Department of Educational Development and Research, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 37:65-71. 2003
    ..It is widely acknowledged that, although the authenticity of a procedure may be a contributing factor to its validity, authenticity alone never is a sufficient factor...
  48. ncbi Level dependence of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in the leopard frog, Rana pipiens pipiens
    Sebastiaan W F Meenderink
    Institute for Brain and Behaviour, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Hear Res 192:107-18. 2004
    ..This quantitative difference between the low-level slopes for DPOAEs from the AP and the BP may signify the involvement of different mechanisms in low-level DPOAE generation for the two papillae, respectively...
  49. ncbi Inhibition of urokinase-type plasminogen activator or matrix metalloproteinases prevents cardiac injury and dysfunction during viral myocarditis
    Stephane Heymans
    Molecular and Experimental Cardiology, CARIM, Department of Cardiology, P Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 114:565-73. 2006
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  50. ncbi Associations between COMTVal158Met polymorphism and cognition: direct or indirect effects?
    Lydia Krabbendam
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, PO BOX 616 VIJV, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 21:338-42. 2006
    ..This study examined (i) to what degree RTV pertaining to tasks of varying cognitive complexity would be associated with increased risk for schizophrenia and (ii) to what degree this would be mediated by Val loading...
  51. ncbi Acute dose of MDMA (75 mg) impairs spatial memory for location but leaves contextual processing of visuospatial information unaffected
    Kim P C Kuypers
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:557-63. 2007
    ..Two factors may have confounded results in abstinent users: memory task characteristics and polydrug use...
  52. ncbi Assessing implicit alcohol associations with the Implicit Association Test: fact or artifact?
    Katrijn Houben
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 31:1346-62. 2006
    ..These findings provide support that implicit alcohol associations are not merely IAT artifacts and that they can be assessed in a meaningful way with unipolar IATs...
  53. ncbi The temporal characteristics of motion processing in hMT/V5+: combining fMRI and neuronavigated TMS
    Alexander T Sack
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Postbus 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 29:1326-35. 2006
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  54. ncbi Long-term prognosis of patients with local recurrence after conservative surgery and radiotherapy for early breast cancer
    A C Voogd
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 41:2637-44. 2005
    ..This suggests, though does not prove, that early detection of local recurrence can improve the treatment outcome but might as well point towards a different biologic behaviour, facilitating early detection...
  55. ncbi Postprandial interleukin-6 release from skeletal muscle in men with impaired glucose tolerance can be reduced by weight loss
    Eva Corpeleijn
    Department of Human Biology, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5819-24. 2005
    ..Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus are associated with increased levels of IL-6, a marker of inflammation...
  56. ncbi Novel conformation-specific antibodies against matrix gamma-carboxyglutamic acid (Gla) protein: undercarboxylated matrix Gla protein as marker for vascular calcification
    Leon J Schurgers
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1629-33. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that low endogenous production of MGP and impaired carboxylation of MGP may contribute to the development or the progression of vascular disease...
  57. ncbi Pain patients in a randomized trial did not show a significant effect of a positive consultation
    Paul Knipschild
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Postbox 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:708-13. 2005
    ..To examine whether telling symptomatic patients that they will soon be better shortens the duration of their illness...
  58. ncbi From patient data to information needs
    Loes Braun
    Institute for Knowledge and Agent Technology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 110:27-34. 2004
    ..Since the number of formulated information needs is rather high, future research will focus on methods that restrict the set of automatically formulated information needs to a more specialized set...
  59. ncbi Adaptation to mechanical load determines shape and properties of heart and circulation: the CircAdapt model
    Theo Arts
    Dept of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1943-54. 2005
    ..Adaptation rules appear to be the key to reduce dramatically the number of input parameters for simulating circulation dynamics. The model may be used to simulate circulation pathology and to predict effects of treatment...
  60. ncbi Leptin and energy expenditure
    Chris J Hukshorn
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:629-33. 2004
    ..The leptin pathway appeared to be the long-sought peripheral signal pathway from the adipose tissue to the brain involved in the regulation of feeding and energy balance...
  61. ncbi Effect of vitamin K intake on the stability of oral anticoagulant treatment: dose-response relationships in healthy subjects
    Leon J Schurgers
    Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht and VitaK BV, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Blood 104:2682-9. 2004
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  62. ncbi Unconscious processes, subliminal stimulation, and anxiety
    B Mayer
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 19:571-90. 1999
    ..e., involuntariness) that may be as relevant to psychopathology as absence of awareness...