Angela Spronk

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BACKGROUND The cardiologist is regularly consulted preoperatively by anaesthesiologists. However, insights into the efficiency and usefulness of these consultations are unclear. METHODS This is a retrospective study of 24,174 preoperatively screened patients ≥18 years scheduled for elective non-cardiac surgery, which resulted in 273 (1%) referrals to the(More)
At present, traditional risk factors are used to guide cardiovascular management of asymptomatic subjects. Intensified surveillance may be warranted in those identified as high risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study aims to determine the prognostic value of coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography (CCTA) next to the coronary artery(More)
PURPOSE The association between body mass index (BMI) and subjective health status before and after cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and 1 year later was compared in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) who did (CR group) and did not receive CR (no-CR group). The aim was to investigate the association between BMI and subjective(More)
Fully automated microparticle enzyme immunoassays (EIA) were developed for the detection of HBeAg (IMx HBe) and antibodies against HBeAg (IMx anti-HBe), respectively. Specimens from blood donors, diagnostic and hospital patients and individuals with a variety of infectious and immune diseases were tested both in house and at four clinical sites. The overall(More)
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