Joost Grefkens

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Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by subacute cerebellar ataxia, specific tumour types and (often) associated antineuronal antibodies. Nine specific antineuronal antibodies are associated with PCD. We examined the relative frequency of the antineuronal antibodies associated with PCD and compared(More)
In a retrospective study, we determined clinical and serological findings, associated tumours, outcome and prognostic factors in 73 Hu-Ab positive patients detected in a Dutch reference laboratory. The most frequent signs and symptoms at presentation were sensory neuropathy (55 %), cerebellar degeneration (22 %), limbic encephalitis (15 %) and brainstem(More)
Chronopharmacology studies the effect of the timing of drug administration on drug effect. Here, we measured the influence of 4 timing moments on fentanyl-induced antinociception in healthy volunteers. Eight subjects received 2.1 μg/kg intravenous fentanyl at 2 pm and 2 am, with at least 2 weeks between occasions, and 8 others at 8 am and 8 pm. Heat pain(More)
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