University Medical Center Groningen

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Organization: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Dissertations 25 years after date 24. Barriers to effective periodontal care]
    R M H Schaub
    Uit het Centrum voor Tandheelkunde en Mondzorgkunde van bet Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 117:573-8. 2010
  2. ncbi [An expert is an excellent process supervisor in education]
    Jan B M Kuks
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Neurologie, Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:948. 2009
  3. doi Mandibular overdentures supported by two or four endosseous implants: a 10-year clinical trial
    Henny J A Meijer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:722-8. 2009
  4. doi Neurologic complications of pre-eclampsia
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Semin Perinatol 33:166-72. 2009
  5. doi Ultrasonography to quantify hepatic fat content: validation by 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Mireille A Edens
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2239-44. 2009
  6. ncbi The mobility scale for lower limb amputees: the SIGAM/WAP mobility scale
    G M Rommers
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1106-15. 2008
  7. ncbi The stress-inducible HspB8-Bag3 complex induces the eIF2alpha kinase pathway: implications for protein quality control and viral factory degradation?
    Serena Carra
    Department of Radiation and Stress Cell Biology, University Medical Center Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Autophagy 5:428-9. 2009
  8. doi Visualization of anomalous coronary arteries on dual-source computed tomography
    G J de Jonge
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 18:2425-32. 2008
  9. doi Wegener's granulomatosis patients show an adequate antibody response to influenza vaccination
    A Holvast
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:873-8. 2009
  10. doi Development and validation of the self-administered Food Allergy Quality of Life Questionnaire for adolescents
    Bertine M J Flokstra-de Blok
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Allergy and Paediatric Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:139-44, 144.e1-2. 2008

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Publications62

  1. ncbi [Dissertations 25 years after date 24. Barriers to effective periodontal care]
    R M H Schaub
    Uit het Centrum voor Tandheelkunde en Mondzorgkunde van bet Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 117:573-8. 2010
    ..A classification of obvious recognizable diseases and treatments would make periodontal care more manageable for dentists...
  2. ncbi [An expert is an excellent process supervisor in education]
    Jan B M Kuks
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Neurologie, Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:948. 2009
    ....
  3. doi Mandibular overdentures supported by two or four endosseous implants: a 10-year clinical trial
    Henny J A Meijer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:722-8. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Neurologic complications of pre-eclampsia
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Semin Perinatol 33:166-72. 2009
    ....
  5. doi Ultrasonography to quantify hepatic fat content: validation by 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Mireille A Edens
    Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2239-44. 2009
    ..001). This validation study shows that a combination of computer-assessed ultrasound measures from routine ultrasound images can be used to quantitatively assess hepatic fat content...
  6. ncbi The mobility scale for lower limb amputees: the SIGAM/WAP mobility scale
    G M Rommers
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1106-15. 2008
    ..To translate the SIGAM mobility scale into the Dutch language and to test and validate its properties in everyday practice...
  7. ncbi The stress-inducible HspB8-Bag3 complex induces the eIF2alpha kinase pathway: implications for protein quality control and viral factory degradation?
    Serena Carra
    Department of Radiation and Stress Cell Biology, University Medical Center Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Autophagy 5:428-9. 2009
    ..Besides, this activity of HspB8-Bag3 may have important implications during viral infection...
  8. doi Visualization of anomalous coronary arteries on dual-source computed tomography
    G J de Jonge
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 18:2425-32. 2008
    ..Therefore, DSCT seems to be an accurate diagnostic tool for examining the precise origin, course, and shape of aberrant coronary arteries...
  9. doi Wegener's granulomatosis patients show an adequate antibody response to influenza vaccination
    A Holvast
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:873-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, influenza vaccination should be considered in WG patients. This study was performed to assess the immunogenicity of influenza vaccination in WG patients...
  10. doi Development and validation of the self-administered Food Allergy Quality of Life Questionnaire for adolescents
    Bertine M J Flokstra-de Blok
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Allergy and Paediatric Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:139-44, 144.e1-2. 2008
    ..Food allergy can affect health-related quality of life (HRQL). Currently, no validated, self-administered, disease-specific HRQL questionnaire for adolescents with food allergy exists...
  11. doi No disease in the brain of a 115-year-old woman
    Wilfred F A den Dunnen
    Department of Pathology and Medical Biology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 29:1127-32. 2008
    ..Our observations indicate that the limits of human cognitive function extends far beyond the range that is currently enjoyed by most individuals and that brain disease, even in supercentanarians, is not inevitable...
  12. doi Detection of walking periods and number of steps in older adults and patients with Parkinson's disease: accuracy of a pedometer and an accelerometry-based method
    Baukje Dijkstra
    University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 37:436-41. 2008
    ..0 m/s). The accelerometry-based method is less speed-dependent and proved to be more appropriate in the PD patients for walking trajectories of 5 m or more...
  13. doi Vivosorb, Bio-Gide, and Gore-Tex as barrier membranes in rat mandibular defects: an evaluation by microradiography and micro-CT
    Pepijn F M Gielkens
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:516-21. 2008
    ....
  14. doi Safety of antiplatelet therapy prior to intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke
    Maarten Uyttenboogaart
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arch Neurol 65:607-11. 2008
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  15. pmc Mechanical ventilation during experimental sepsis increases deposition of advanced glycation end products and myocardial inflammation
    Martin C J Kneyber
    Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 13:R87. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that mechanical ventilation (MV) augmented sepsis-induced myocardial CML deposition and inflammation...
  16. pmc Kidney injury molecule-1 is an early noninvasive indicator for donor brain death-induced injury prior to kidney transplantation
    W N Nijboer
    Surgery Research Laboratory and Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Transplant 9:1752-9. 2009
    ..001) and 1 year (p < 0.05) after kidney transplantation. In conclusion, we think that Kim-1 is a promising novel marker for the early, organ specific and noninvasive detection of brain death-induced donor kidney damage...
  17. doi Mandibular overdentures supported by two Brånemark, IMZ or ITI implants: a ten-year prospective randomized study
    Henny J A Meijer
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 36:799-806. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Large neutral amino acids in the treatment of PKU: from theory to practice
    Francjan J van Spronsen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Metabolic Diseases, Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:671-6. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the treatment targets and the treatment regimens of LNAA supplementation and discusses the differences in LNAA intake between the classical dietary phenylalanine-restricted diet and several LNAA treatment forms...
  19. doi Augmentation in proximity to the incisive foramen to allow placement of endosseous implants: a case series
    Gerry M Raghoebar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2267-71. 2010
    ....
  20. doi Heterogeneity in endothelial responsiveness to cytokines, molecular causes, and pharmacological consequences
    Grietje Molema
    Department Pathology and Medical Biology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Semin Thromb Hemost 36:246-64. 2010
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  21. pmc Minimally invasive and computer-navigated total hip arthroplasty: a qualitative and systematic review of the literature
    Inge H F Reininga
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:92. 2010
    ..We conducted a qualitative and systematic review to assess the effectiveness of MIS, CAS and computer-assisted MIS for THA...
  22. doi The i-LIMB hand and the DMC plus hand compared: a case report
    Olga Van Der Niet Otr
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 34:216-20. 2010
    ..Compared to the DMC plus hand, the i-LIMB was more reliable when holding objects but had a lack of power and was less robust. We concluded that the i-LIMB hand has limited additional functionality compared to the DMC plus hand...
  23. ncbi [Removable partial dentures in maxillo-facial prosthetics]
    H Reintsema
    Centrum voor Bijzondere Tandheelkunde, Afdeling Kaakchirurgie, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen en de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 116:677-85. 2009
    ..Despite this trend, removable partial dentures are still the treatment of choice in head and neck oncology rehabilitation and in cleft and trauma patients...
  24. ncbi [Frail elderly women following traffic accident: a specific approach to the trauma care chain]
    Matijs van Meurs
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Afdeling Critical Care, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B431. 2009
    ..The patient's own efforts will also be tremendous. The balance between quality of life adjusted years won and the toll paid by the patient has to be guarded with great care...
  25. doi Airway epithelial changes in smokers but not in ex-smokers with asthma
    Martine Broekema
    Dept of Pathology, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1170-8. 2009
    ..This results in accelerated lung function decline. The underlying pathological process of smoke-induced deterioration of asthma is unknown...
  26. doi Is bacteriologic surveillance in endoscope reprocessing stringent enough?
    J Kovaleva
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Endoscopy 41:913-6. 2009
    ....
  27. doi Limited validity of parental recall on pregnancy, birth, and early childhood at child age 10 years
    Merlijne Jaspers
    Department of Health Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:185-91. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine the validity of parental recall at child age 10-12 years for maternal lifestyle during pregnancy, the birth characteristics, and early childhood behavior...
  28. ncbi [A sudden redness and swelling of the face]
    M D Vos
    Universitair Medisch Centrum, Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 116:383-6. 2009
    ..Treatment is generally in the first instance medicinal. The drugs of choice for treating erysipelas in the vast majority of cases are narrow-spectrum penicillins...
  29. doi Long-term follow-up of patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa in the Netherlands: expansion of the mutation database and unusual phenotype-genotype correlations
    Peter C van den Akker
    Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Dermatol Sci 56:9-18. 2009
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  30. doi Adamalysins in biology and disease
    Harry van Goor
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pathol 219:277-86. 2009
    ..Here we focus on the genetic, developmental, functional and disease-related aspects of ADAMs and ADAMTS. Finally we discuss the perspectives of the therapeutical potential of ADAMs in disease...
  31. doi Plasma of pregnant and preeclamptic women activates monocytes in vitro
    M M Faas
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Transplantation Biology and Immunoendocrinology, Division of Medical Biology, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:84.e1-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that factors circulating in the plasma of pregnant women and women with preeclampsia activate monocytes...
  32. doi Motor skill performance of school-age children with visual impairments
    S Houwen
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:139-45. 2008
    ..For children with VI, it seems very important to adjust the environmental context and task to enhance motor performance...
  33. ncbi Implant-retained mandibular overdentures versus conventional dentures: 10 years of care and aftercare
    Anita Visser
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Prosthodont 19:271-8. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi Stress-induced sensitization of the limbic system in ovariectomized rats is partly restored by cyclic 17beta-estradiol administration
    Marjolein Gerrits
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1747-56. 2006
    ..Mirtazapine did not achieve this reversal of stress-induced aberrations in the limbic system after 21 days of treatment...
  35. ncbi The equations of motion for a standing human reveal three mechanisms for balance
    At L Hof
    Laboratory of Human Movement Analysis, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 40:451-7. 2007
    ..This is illustrated by some example data from experiments, which show that the contribution from mechanism 2 can be considerable, e.g. in one-legged standing...
  36. ncbi Tubular kidney injury molecule-1 in protein-overload nephropathy
    Mirjan M van Timmeren
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 291:F456-64. 2006
    ..These results implicate involvement of Kim-1 in the pathogenesis of proteinuria-induced renal damage/repair. Urinary Kim-1 levels may serve as a marker of proteinuria-induced renal damage...
  37. ncbi [Prevention of contrast nephropathy; guidelines from the Department Nephrology of the University Medical Centre Groningen]
    I A Huisman
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2329-33. 2005
    ..For patients with risk factors, the treatment of first choice is hydration with intravenous sodium chloride 0.9% combined with oral acetylcysteine given before and after the administration of contrast media...
  38. ncbi Screening techniques for detecting chronic kidney disease
    Paul E de Jong
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 14:567-72. 2005
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  39. ncbi A 20-year-old male with thoracic pain and a lower thoracic mass. Diagnosis: intrathoracal desmoid tumour with microscopically incomplete resection
    W K de Jong
    Dept of Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:740-3. 2005
  40. ncbi Pharmacological treatment of chronic heart failure according to the 2005 guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology
    A A D Voors
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Minerva Cardioangiol 53:233-9. 2005
    ..Although individual patient characteristics should always be taken into account, the current recommendations apply to all patients with chronic heart failure, irrespective its underlying cause...
  41. ncbi Cyclic estradiol replacement attenuates stress-induced c-Fos expression in the PVN of ovariectomized rats
    Marjolein Gerrits
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Brain Res Bull 67:147-55. 2005
    ..The dampening effect of estradiol on the excessive stress-induced activity in the PVN may be beneficial for the animal in its response to chronic recurrent stress by reducing the output of the PVN...
  42. ncbi The role of increased pulmonary blood flow in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    M E van Albada
    Dept of Experimental Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:487-93. 2005
    ..These effects could be attributed to more pronounced right heart failure rather than to altered intra-acinar pulmonary vessel remodelling...
  43. ncbi [Diagnostic image (241). A woman with malaise, periodic fever and extreme fatigue]
    P L Jager
    Afd Nucleaire Geneeskunde en Moleculaire Beeldvorming, UniversitairMedisch Centrum Groningen, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1573. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi Recruitment and selection of marginal zone B cells is independent of exogenous antigens
    Peter M Dammers
    Department of Cell Biology, Histology and Immunology Section, University Medical Center Groningen UMCG, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Immunol 35:2089-99. 2005
    ..We show that MZ-B cells in both adult germ-free and conventionally reared infant (14-day-old) rats are H-CDR3-selected cells, providing strong evidence that recruitment and selection of MZ-B cells is driven by self antigens...
  45. ncbi P300 component identification in auditory oddball and novel paradigms using source analysis techniques: reduced latency variability in the elderly
    Natasha M Maurits
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:166-75. 2005
    ..This may have important consequences for applications of clinical event-related potential research in the early diagnosis of dementia, because the first signs of this disease are mostly observed in this age category...
  46. ncbi Remodeling in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Dirkje S Postma
    Department of Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9731 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 3:434-9. 2006
    ..The localization of this process is dependent on the etiology of the disease (i.e., allergen-driven in asthma and smoke-driven in COPD) and the local environment in which the pathologic process takes place...
  47. ncbi Matching FCE activities and work demands: an explorative study
    W Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:469-83. 2006
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  48. ncbi FISH and array-CGH analysis of a complex chromosome 3 aberration suggests that loss of CNTN4 and CRBN contributes to mental retardation in 3pter deletions
    Trijnie Dijkhuizen
    Department of Clinical Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet A 140:2482-7. 2006
    ..We suggest that 3p- syndrome associated features are primarily caused by loss of CNTN4 and CRBN, with loss of CHL1 probably having an additional detrimental effect on the cognitive functioning of the present patient...
  49. doi A comparison of micro-CT, microradiography and histomorphometry in bone research
    Pepijn F M Gielkens
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arch Oral Biol 53:558-66. 2008
    ..These three modalities were compared for quantitative measurements of bone formation and graft modelling in rat mandibular defects and grafts...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of [(11)C]rofecoxib as PET tracer for cyclooxygenase 2 overexpression in rat models of inflammation
    Erik F J de Vries
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Nucl Med Biol 35:35-42. 2008
    ..This study aims to investigate [(11)C]rofecoxib as a positron emission tomography (PET) tracer for COX-2 expression...
  51. ncbi Relationship satisfaction in women: a longitudinal case-control study about the role of breast cancer, personal assertiveness, and partners' relationship-focused coping
    Chris Hinnen
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:737-54. 2008
    ..e. active engagement and protective buffering) were sources of variation in patients' relationship satisfaction, cross-sectionally and over time...
  52. ncbi Rituximab improves the treatment results of DHAP-VIM-DHAP and ASCT in relapsed/progressive aggressive CD20+ NHL: a prospective randomized HOVON trial
    Edo Vellenga
    Department of Hematology, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Blood 111:537-43. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate improved FFS and PFS for relapsed aggressive B-cell NHL if rituximab is added to the re-induction chemotherapy regimen...
  53. ncbi Torsion strength of biodegradable and titanium screws: a comparison
    Gerrit J Buijs
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2142-7. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi Factors determining social participation in the first year after kidney transplantation: a prospective study
    Sijrike F van der Mei
    Northern Center for Healthcare Research, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Transplantation 84:729-37. 2007
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  55. ncbi Rapid reduction of sigma1-receptor binding and 18F-FDG uptake in rat gliomas after in vivo treatment with doxorubicin
    Aren van Waarde
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:1320-6. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi The role of small-colony variants in failure to diagnose and treat biofilm infections in orthopedics
    Danielle Neut
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 78:299-308. 2007
    ..In addition, SCVs make the infection difficult to eradicate. They often lead to recurrence since they respond poorly to standard antibiotic treatment and can sometimes survive intracellularly...
  57. ncbi Plasma lipid peroxidation and progression of disability in multiple sclerosis
    M Koch
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 14:529-33. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that there is no relation between the degree of oxidative stress in plasma and progression of disability in MS...
  58. ncbi Telomere length of circulating leukocytes is decreased in patients with chronic heart failure
    Pim van der Harst
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1459-64. 2007
    ..This study sought to test the hypothesis that patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) have shorter telomeres compared with age-balanced and gender-balanced healthy individuals...
  59. ncbi Indications for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in complex tuberculosis patients
    G Warmelink
    Tuberculosis Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 002, 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:85-90. 2007
    ..Treatment with PEG has not been described previously for tuberculosis (TB). Our aim was to identify and describe indications and contributing factors for PEG placement in TB patients...
  60. ncbi Only incident depressive episodes after myocardial infarction are associated with new cardiovascular events
    Peter De Jonge
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2204-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this research was to study whether incident and non-incident depression after myocardial infarction (MI) are differentially associated with prospective fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events...
  61. ncbi Successful treatment of respiratory dysfunction in cystinosis by nocturnal non-invasive positive pressure ventilation
    M A Edens
    University Department of Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nephrol 66:306-9. 2006
    ..After initiation of NIPPV the clinical condition of the patient improved and blood-gasses normalized, indicating that this treatment modality should be considered in cystinosis patients with severe respiratory insufficiency...
  62. ncbi Renal targeting of captopril using captopril-lysozyme conjugate enhances its antiproteinuric effect in adriamycin-induced nephrosis
    Willemijn A K M Windt
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Groningen University, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 5:197-202. 2004
    ..We compared the antiproteinuric efficacy of captopril to that of the captopril-lysozyme conjugate in adriamycin-induced proteinuric rats fed with a high-sodium diet...

Research Grants4

  1. EXPANSION OF STEM CELLS BY FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR-1
    Gerald de Haan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, using a genetical genomics approach we will search for an association between gene expression profiles and stem cell expansion potential in a set of 30 recombinant inbred BXD strains of mice. ..