Geert Jan Geersing

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and user-friendliness of 5 point-of-care D-dimer tests for the exclusion of deep vein thrombosis
    Geert Jan Geersing
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 56:1758-66. 2010
  2. pmc Exclusion of deep vein thrombosis using the Wells rule in clinically important subgroups: individual patient data meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 348:g1340. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint [Coronary artery calcium test scores; a panacea for predicting myocardial infarction?]
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6459. 2013
  4. pmc Safe exclusion of pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule and qualitative D-dimer testing in primary care: prospective cohort study
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 345:e6564. 2012
  5. pmc Search filters for finding prognostic and diagnostic prediction studies in Medline to enhance systematic reviews
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32844. 2012
  6. pmc Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b2990. 2009
  7. pmc Diagnostic classification in patients with suspected deep venous thrombosis: physicians' judgement or a decision rule?
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:742-8. 2010
  8. pmc Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism in Primary Care: Comparison of the Diagnostic Performance of "Gestalt" and the Wells Rule
    Janneke M T Hendriksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 14:227-34. 2016
  9. pmc Diagnostic prediction models for suspected pulmonary embolism: systematic review and independent external validation in primary care
    Janneke M T Hendriksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 351:h4438. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Need for tailored strategies to diagnose venous thrombo-embolism in older primary care patients. Extension of a keynote presentation at the 2012 Wonca Europe conference
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:123-7. 2013

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and user-friendliness of 5 point-of-care D-dimer tests for the exclusion of deep vein thrombosis
    Geert Jan Geersing
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 56:1758-66. 2010
    ..Before implementation in practice, however, the diagnostic accuracy of each test should be validated...
  2. pmc Exclusion of deep vein thrombosis using the Wells rule in clinically important subgroups: individual patient data meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 348:g1340. 2014
    ..To assess the accuracy of the Wells rule for excluding deep vein thrombosis and whether this accuracy applies to different subgroups of patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Coronary artery calcium test scores; a panacea for predicting myocardial infarction?]
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6459. 2013
    ..Although potentially promising, CAC testing should be evaluated in prospective randomized trials using the aspects mentioned above as endpoints before being implemented in daily practice. ..
  4. pmc Safe exclusion of pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule and qualitative D-dimer testing in primary care: prospective cohort study
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 345:e6564. 2012
    ..To validate the use of the Wells clinical decision rule combined with a point of care D-dimer test to safely exclude pulmonary embolism in primary care...
  5. pmc Search filters for finding prognostic and diagnostic prediction studies in Medline to enhance systematic reviews
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32844. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to validate and update two previously introduced search filters for finding prediction research in Medline: the Ingui filter and the Haynes Broad filter...
  6. pmc Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b2990. 2009
    ..To review the evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of the currently available point of care D-dimer tests for excluding venous thromboembolism...
  7. pmc Diagnostic classification in patients with suspected deep venous thrombosis: physicians' judgement or a decision rule?
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:742-8. 2010
    ..Clinical decision rules can aid in referral decisions for ultrasonography in patients suspected of having deep venous thrombosis (DVT), but physicians are not always convinced of their usefulness and rely on their own judgement...
  8. pmc Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism in Primary Care: Comparison of the Diagnostic Performance of "Gestalt" and the Wells Rule
    Janneke M T Hendriksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 14:227-34. 2016
    ..A physician's own probability estimate ("gestalt"), however, is commonly used instead. We evaluated the diagnostic performance of both approaches in primary care...
  9. pmc Diagnostic prediction models for suspected pulmonary embolism: systematic review and independent external validation in primary care
    Janneke M T Hendriksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 351:h4438. 2015
    ..To validate all diagnostic prediction models for ruling out pulmonary embolism that are easily applicable in primary care...
  10. doi request reprint Need for tailored strategies to diagnose venous thrombo-embolism in older primary care patients. Extension of a keynote presentation at the 2012 Wonca Europe conference
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:123-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, we advocate validation and adaptation of current diagnostic strategies for VTE for application in elderly patients...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Wim Lucassen
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:448-60. 2011
    ..Clinical probability assessment is combined with d-dimer testing to exclude pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  12. pmc Does a decision aid help physicians to detect chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Berna D L Broekhuizen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e674-9. 2011
    ..Numerous decision aids have been developed recently, but the value they add above that of the initial clinical assessment is not well known...
  13. doi request reprint Validation of the Oudega diagnostic decision rule for diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in frail older out-of-hospital patients
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care and Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht and Department of Internal Medicine, Diakonessenhuis, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 32:120-5. 2015
    ..We aimed to validate the Oudega diagnostic decision rule-which was developed and validated among younger aged primary care patients-to rule-out deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in frail older outpatients...
  14. doi request reprint Accuracy of the Wells clinical prediction rule for pulmonary embolism in older ambulatory adults
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:2136-41. 2014
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  15. pmc Decisions to withhold diagnostic investigations in nursing home patients with a clinical suspicion of venous thromboembolism
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e90395. 2014
    ..This study aimed to gather insights in physicians' considerations for decisions to either refer for- or to withhold additional diagnostic investigations in nursing home patients with a suspicion of venous thromboembolism...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multi-faceted implementation strategy to increase use of a clinical guideline for the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in primary care
    Anna E C Kingma
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Str 6 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract . 2016
    ..A clinical decision rule (CDR), combined with a negative D-dimer test, can safely rule out deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in primary care. This strategy is recommended by guidelines, yet uptake by GPs is low...
  17. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of point-of-care D-dimer tests compared with a laboratory test to rule out deep venous thrombosis in primary care
    Janneke M T Hendriksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utecht, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 15:125-36. 2015
    ..Point-of-care (POC) D-dimer tests have been developed to exclude deep venous thrombosis quickly and on the spot, but are known to have lower sensitivity compared with laboratory-based tests. Their cost-effectiveness is still unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Non-diagnosis decisions and non-treatment decisions in elderly patients with cardiovascular diseases, do they differ?--A systematic review
    Henrike J Schouten
    Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:682-7. 2012
    ..Yet, there is not enough evidence to conclude whether NDD can be seen as a separate entity distinct from NTD. More research focusing on NDD seems needed...