Annika van den Broek

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Seven daily intramuscular (im) injections of cortisone acetate (25 mg/Kg b.w.) given to rats or rabbits produced, (i) a pronounced reduction in the numbers of small lymphocytes in thymus-independent areas, (ii) atrophy of the thymic cortex, (iii) atrophy of germinal centres and (iv) a consequent depressed production of germinal centre-derived cells.(More)
Spleens with proven though small Hodgkin lesions were examined expecially in relation to the lymphoid tissue normally engaged in the immune response. These Hodgkin foci were always very close to small arteries and surrounded by a lymphocyte corona. Most of the red and white pulp seemed normal, but in some instances abnormal looking large and also(More)
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a disabling condition that is being increasingly recognised. It is unique as a cause of pulmonary hypertension in that it is surgically curable. We wish to highlight the importance of recognition and early referral of any patient who may have CTEPH even in the absence of resting pulmonary hypertension(More)
The effects of chemotherapeutica: 6 mercaptopurine (6 MP), nitrogen mustard (HN2) and cyclophosphamide (Cy) on T and B cells were studied in standardized experimental systems. From the histological and immunological results it was concluded that: (a) A course of 9 daily 6 MP injections affected antibody production only when given after antigenic(More)
Recent literature has reported an apparent increase in the incidence of pediatric venous thromboembolism over the last 10 years. In our study, data were collected from all children (ages 0 to 18 y) with a thrombotic event between January 2000 and May 2012, to determine whether an increased incidence of thromboembolism (TE) was evident and to investigate(More)