Astrid Scholtens

Learn More
This study was designed to summarize the evidence on clinical outcomes and complications of prostatic arterial embolization (PAE) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). We searched Medline and Embase for PAE trials of patients with BPH upto November 2013. Two reviewers independently checked the inclusion and exclusion criteria and performed(More)
BACKGROUND Selective BRAF inhibition (BRAFi) by vemurafenib or dabrafenib has become approved standard treatment in BRAF V600 mutated advanced stage melanoma. While the response rate is high, the response duration is limited with a progression-free survival (PFS) of 5-6months. Our observation of accelerated disease progression within some patients after(More)
OBJECTIVE (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) scanning has been suggested as a means to detect vascular graft infections. However, little is known about the typical FDG uptake patterns associated with synthetic vascular graft implantation. The aim of the present study was to compare uninfected and infected central vascular(More)
Scientists have extensively debated the effectiveness of different emer­ gency response management models, with a particular focus on the “command and control” versus “coordination” models. This debate, which focuses on centra­ lized coordination at the tactical and strategic levels, assumes that the activity of frontline units within and between response(More)
  • 1