Anniek Vrancken

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We aimed to quantify the effects of bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation in Parkinson's disease (PD) on stance and gait ("axial"motor control), and related this to effects on finger movements ("appendicular" motor control). Fourteen PD patients and 20 matched controls participated. Subjects completed several balance and gait tasks (standing with(More)
We discuss a case that demonstrates the difficulties in making a confident diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (ILD) associated with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Atypical symptoms can be present, suggesting the diagnosis of an underlying connective tissue disease (CTD), but it can take several years before a definite diagnosis can be made because there are(More)
The effect of psychosocial counseling on tumor progression was studied in 96 cancer patients, who were no longer amenable to regular medical treatment. Patients were offered 12 session of individual experiential-existential counseling, each sessions lasting 1.5 to 2 hours. In addition patients participated fortnightly in group counseling meetings. In five(More)
OBJECTIVES Molecular testing has become important in the biomarker program of clinical trials for advanced non-small lung cancer (NSCLC). These tissue samples often have to be analyzed in a central laboratory. We evaluated the turnaround time and possible delay in start of therapy in this process and how often testing resulted in inclusion in a clinical(More)
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