Jantien M van Riel

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BACKGROUND Infant mortality of ethnic minorities in The Netherlands (10% of the population) is twice as high as in the indigenous Dutch population. Causes of death are different for the diverse migrant groups. METHODS Hospital records of nearly 600 infants who died in the four major cities between 1995 and 1998 were analysed according to the cause of(More)
At time of presentation the majority of patients with pancreaticobiliary cancer have locally advanced or metastatic disease which makes them unamenable for curative surgery. In these patients chemotherapy is an option which has gained more support over the past few years. Special problems faced in chemotherapeutic treatment are the patient's poor condition(More)
We assessed the peripheral neuropathic changes induced by biweekly combination chemotherapy including paclitaxel 100-165 mg/m2 (in a 3-h infusion), epirubicin 75 mg/m2 and cisplatin 50 mg/m2 (TEC) in patients with advanced ovarian cancer. Neurologic evaluation, including a standardized questionnaire, bed-side neurological examination, and quantitative(More)
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