Johannes van der Meer

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A controlled group study involving 12 patients was performed with the purpose of comparing the effects of EMG feedback in the (re-)learning of motor control to the effects of a conventional physical therapy procedure (NDT). The therapy was focussed on the improvement of the dorsiflexion function of the foot. Special attention was given to the measurement(More)
PURPOSE To describe 7 cases of unilateral, chronic and/or recurrent anterior uveitis caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV) in immunocompetent patients; to identify specific ophthalmologic characteristics; and to evaluate the clinical effect of valganciclovir treatment. DESIGN Retrospective observational case series. PARTICIPANTS Immunocompetent patients (n =(More)
The Aral Sea area in Central Asia has been encountering one of the world's greatest environmental disasters for more than 15 years. During that time, despite many assessments and millions of dollars spent by large, multinational organizations, little has changed. The 5 million people living in this neglected and virtually unknown part of the world are(More)
Aspirin, alone or in combination with dipyridamole, is known to prevent occlusion of aortocoronary vein grafts. The benefit of dipyridamole in addition to aspirin remains controversial, and the efficacy and safety of oral anticoagulants for prevention of vein-graft occlusion have not been established. We assessed one-year angiographic vein-graft patency(More)
Severe thromboembolism occurred in 3 of 37 patients who had undergone Fontan-type operations for correction of congenital heart defects several months to years after the operation. The patients were screened for coagulation factor abnormalities to find out whether known prothrombotic risk factors could explain the high frequency of thromboembolism. 63(More)
A 76-year-old man was admitted with a first episode of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of his left leg. It was associated with a distended urinary bladder, due to benign prostatic hypertrophy. Screening for malignancy was negative. Laboratory testing revealed protein S deficiency. Although a distended bladder may induce venous stasis, it is not a proven risk(More)
Repeated thrombolytic therapy after initial unsuccessful thrombolysis in massive pulmonary embolism In patients with massive pulmonary embo-lism threatened by haemodynamic instability , thrombolytic treatment is recommended. 1 But when it fails, therapeutic options remain limited and are mainly guided by local expertise. In the current case, we report a(More)
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