Femke Atsma

Summary

Affiliation: Sanquin Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hemoglobin level is positively associated with blood pressure in a large cohort of healthy individuals
    Femke Atsma
    Sanquin Research, Department of Donor Studies, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 34, PO Box 1013, 6501BA Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 60:936-41. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and demographic characteristics in whole blood and plasma donors: results from the Donor InSight study
    Femke Atsma
    Sanquin Blood Bank Unit Research and Education, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:412-20. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Zinc protoporphyrin levels have added value in the prediction of low hemoglobin deferral in whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1661-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Prediction of hemoglobin levels in whole blood donors: how to model donation history
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 54:925-32. 2014
  5. doi request reprint External validation and updating of a Dutch prediction model for low hemoglobin deferral in Irish whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands Irish Blood Transfusion Service, Dublin, Ireland
    Transfusion 54:762-9. 2014
  6. doi request reprint High prevalence of subclinical iron deficiency in whole blood donors not deferred for low hemoglobin
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1670-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Adverse reactions, psychological factors, and their effect on donor retention in men and women
    Ingrid Veldhuizen
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 52:1871-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Healthy donor effect: its magnitude in health research among blood donors
    Femke Atsma
    Department Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, and the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and HTA, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:1820-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The effect of frequent whole blood donation on ferritin, hepcidin, and subclinical atherosclerosis
    Karlijn Peffer
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1468-74. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Development and validation of a prediction model for low hemoglobin deferral in a large cohort of whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 52:2559-69. 2012

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Hemoglobin level is positively associated with blood pressure in a large cohort of healthy individuals
    Femke Atsma
    Sanquin Research, Department of Donor Studies, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 34, PO Box 1013, 6501BA Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 60:936-41. 2012
    ..The results show that hemoglobin level is positively associated with both systolic and diastolic blood pressures in healthy individuals. We observed consistent effects between persons but also within persons...
  2. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and demographic characteristics in whole blood and plasma donors: results from the Donor InSight study
    Femke Atsma
    Sanquin Blood Bank Unit Research and Education, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:412-20. 2011
    ..In this study, a description of the donor pool was made in terms of demographic factors and cardiovascular risk factors. The general Dutch population was used as a reference group...
  3. doi request reprint Zinc protoporphyrin levels have added value in the prediction of low hemoglobin deferral in whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1661-9. 2013
    ..Prediction models for Hb deferral in whole blood donors have already been developed. In this study, we examined if addition of ZPP to these prediction models improves risk estimation of Hb deferral...
  4. doi request reprint Prediction of hemoglobin levels in whole blood donors: how to model donation history
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 54:925-32. 2014
    ..These models consider the previous Hb level plus change in Hb. Here, we investigated if the performance of models could be improved by considering more information on Hb level history...
  5. doi request reprint External validation and updating of a Dutch prediction model for low hemoglobin deferral in Irish whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands Irish Blood Transfusion Service, Dublin, Ireland
    Transfusion 54:762-9. 2014
    ..Recently, sex-specific prediction models for low hemoglobin (Hb) deferral have been developed in Dutch whole blood donors. In the present study, we validated and updated the models in a cohort of Irish whole blood donors...
  6. doi request reprint High prevalence of subclinical iron deficiency in whole blood donors not deferred for low hemoglobin
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1670-7. 2013
    ..In addition, prevalence rates based on other iron variables were assessed for comparison...
  7. doi request reprint Adverse reactions, psychological factors, and their effect on donor retention in men and women
    Ingrid Veldhuizen
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 52:1871-9. 2012
    ..Is stopping risk solely related to the adverse reaction itself, or do the TPB variables play a role as well? Emphasis is placed on possible sex differences...
  8. doi request reprint Healthy donor effect: its magnitude in health research among blood donors
    Femke Atsma
    Department Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, and the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and HTA, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:1820-8. 2011
    ..The healthy donor effect has been mentioned as a methodologic problem in blood donor health research. The aim of this study was to investigate different elements of the healthy donor effect...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of frequent whole blood donation on ferritin, hepcidin, and subclinical atherosclerosis
    Karlijn Peffer
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 53:1468-74. 2013
    ..Even within blood donors, differences in stored iron are observed. This study investigates whether increasing lifetime number of donations decreases the extent of subclinical atherosclerosis within blood donors...
  10. doi request reprint Development and validation of a prediction model for low hemoglobin deferral in a large cohort of whole blood donors
    A Mireille Baart
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 52:2559-69. 2012
    ..Estimating the risk of Hb deferral in blood donors can be helpful in the management of the donation program. We developed and validated a prediction model for Hb deferral in whole blood donors, separately for men and women...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring the dynamics of the theory of planned behavior in the context of blood donation: does donation experience make a difference?
    Ingrid Veldhuizen
    Department Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transfusion 51:2425-37. 2011
    ..Does the same set of variables predict intention equally strong throughout the donor career?..
  12. doi request reprint Exploring the pattern of blood donor beliefs in first-time, novice, and experienced donors: differentiating reluctant altruism, pure altruism, impure altruism, and warm glow
    Eamonn Ferguson
    Personality, Social Psychology and Health PSPH Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Transfusion 52:343-55. 2012
    ..In so doing important distinctions, for blood donation, between impure altruism, pure altruism, and warm glow are explored...
  13. doi request reprint Higher outdoor temperatures are progressively associated with lower blood pressure: a longitudinal study in 100,000 healthy individuals
    Katja van den Hurk
    Department of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 9:536-43. 2015
    ..These associations were stronger at older age and higher temperatures. Seasonality should therefore be taken into account when monitoring blood pressure, particularly in older individuals. ..