Joost L. M. Vissers

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BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide. Assessing the risk for cardiovascular disease is an important aspect in clinical decision making and setting a therapeutic strategy, and the use of serological biomarkers may improve this. Despite an overwhelming number of studies and meta-analyses on biomarkers and(More)
BACKGROUND Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (ioPTH) is used during minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) to predict the success of surgery and should be accurate with a short turnaround time. MATERIAL AND METHOD We developed an ioPTH point-of-care (POC) assay on Philips handheld magnotech system. Magnotech technology is based on magnetically(More)
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