Maarten De Wilde

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OBJECTIVES Magnesium is a co-factor in natural killer and T cell reactivity and may modify the course of infections. We examined the association between baseline serum magnesium concentration and infections requiring admission the first year after kidney transplantation. METHODS Inclusion of adults transplant recipients between January 2003 and 31(More)
'Chronic Lyme disease' is a controversial condition. As any hard evidence is lacking that unresolved systemic symptoms, following an appropriately diagnosed and treated Lyme disease, are related to a chronic infection with the tick-borne spirochaetes of the Borrelia genus, the term 'chronic Lyme disease' should be avoided and replaced by the term(More)
BACKGROUND Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is a risk factor for oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). Several studies report increasing incidences of BO with substantial variation. AIM To determine age- and sex-stratified incidence rates (IR) of BO and OAC. METHODS Cohort study using two primary care databases in the United Kingdom (UK) and the Netherlands (NL)(More)
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