Ingrid C M Beenakkers

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OBJECTIVES to investigate whether transcranial Doppler (TCD) monitoring can identify patients at risk of hyperperfusion, and whether active postoperative treatment of selected patients decreases the risk of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH). DESIGN a case cohort study of 688 patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) with intraoperative TCD(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether the increase in post-operative oxygen consumption (ΔVO2) in cardiac surgery patients in related to endotoxemia and subsequent cytokine release and whether ΔVO2 can be used as a parameter of post-perfusion syndrome. Prospective study. Operating room and intensive care unit of a university hospital. Twenty-one(More)
Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (vEDS) is caused by heterozygous mutations in COL3A1 and is characterized by fragile vasculature and hollow organs, with a high risk of catastrophic events at a young age. During pregnancy and delivery, maternal mortality rates up until 25% have been reported. However, recent pedigree analysis reported a substantial lower(More)
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