Katja I Braam
Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Application of the steep ramp test for aerobic fitness testing in children with cancerK I Braam
Department of Pediatric Oncology Haematology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 51:547-55. 2015..The steep ramp test (SRT), is a cycle ergometer test with a fast increase in workload, a short duration, and does not require respiratory gas analysis equipment...
- Totally implantable venous access device in children with cancer lead to disfiguring scarKatja I Braam
Division of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:154-64. 2013..This study report on the prevalence and deviation of abnormal scarring in children with a TIVAD and to describe the influencing factors for this abnormal scarring...
- Malignant melanoma as second malignant neoplasm in long-term childhood cancer survivors: a systematic reviewKatja I Braam
Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:665-74. 2012..Melanomas are most frequently observed after Hodgkin disease, hereditary retinoblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma, and gonadal tumors...
- Design of the Quality of Life in Motion (QLIM) study: a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a combined physical exercise and psychosocial training program to improve physical fitness in children with cancerKatja I Braam
Department of Paediatrics, Division of Oncology Haematology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Cancer 10:624. 2010..Also examined is whether positive effects on physical fitness reduce inactivity-related adverse health problems, improve quality of life, and are cost-effective...
- Physical exercise training interventions for children and young adults during and after treatment for childhood cancerKatja I Braam
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology Hematology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD008796. 2013..More recently, literature on this subject became available for children and young adults with cancer, both during and after treatment...
- Applicability and evaluation of a psychosocial intervention program for childhood cancer patientsElisabeth M van Dijk-Lokkart
Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Support Care Cancer 23:2327-33. 2015..The purpose of this study is to explore the applicability of a psychosocial intervention in childhood cancer patients...
- Factors influencing childhood cancer patients to participate in a combined physical and psychosocial intervention program: Quality of Life in MotionElisabeth M van Dijk-Lokkart
Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychooncology 24:465-71. 2015..Reasons for non-participation were investigated...
- No efficacy for silicone gel sheeting in prevention of abnormal scar formation in children with cancer: a randomized controlled trialKatja I Braam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands From the Division of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Pediatric Surgical Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center and the Department of Pediatric Oncology, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre
Plast Reconstr Surg 135:1086-94. 2015..This study investigates whether the use of silicone gel sheets has a beneficial effect on scar outcome in children with cancer...
- Evaluation of a patient information website for childhood cancer survivorsSebastiaan L Knijnenburg
Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Room J1B 113 2, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Support Care Cancer 21:919-26. 2013..In the current study, we assessed the perceived usability and satisfaction with the content of a national website with information on late effects and analyzed possible determinants related to website usability and content satisfaction...
- Health information needs of childhood cancer survivors and their familySebastiaan L Knijnenburg
Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:123-7. 2010..This study investigated the information needs of childhood cancer survivors and their parents and explored possible determinants for differences in information need and health-related Internet use...