Henrica C.W. de Vet

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OBJECTIVE To identify distinct developmental patterns of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and assess the risk factor levels of patients in these clusters. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A cohort of 3,343 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) monitored and treated in the Diabetes Care System West-Friesland, the Netherlands, was followed from 2 to 6 years.(More)
more the conditions for epidemiological research within Europe. The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) aimed to investigate whether these directives facilitate or hinder epidemiological research in Europe. It goes without saying that European epidemiologists, with a large variety of different exposures related to living conditions, occupations,(More)
Purpose – The purpose of the current study is to develop a generic and short questionnaire to measure work performance at the individual level – the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire (IWPQ). The IWPQ was based on a four-dimensional conceptual framework, in which individual work performance consisted of task performance, contextual performance,(More)
BACKGROUND Valid tools to assess aesthetic outcomes after breast reconstructive surgery are scarce. Previously a professional aesthetic assessment scale was introduced, the Aesthetic Items Scale (AIS). We aim to determine if this method is a valid and reliable tool to assess aesthetic outcome after breast reconstructive surgery. METHODS The study(More)
Introduction: Perforator-based flaps have become indispensable in the treatment of burn scars. Preoperative perforator mapping is often performed by use of the hand held Doppler device, partly due to its convenience and the low costs. We expected to find sufficient evidence in literature to support the use of the device, however available literature showed(More)
The inverted nipple is a frequently encountered problem which can cause difficulties with breastfeeding, sexuality, and aesthetic dissatisfaction. Up to now, no consensus exists on a preferred treatment method. We performed a systematic review to identify the best treatment method for correction of benign inverted nipples. Treatment techniques were(More)
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