Melissa Depypere

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Different reports of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PcP) outbreaks on oncology and transplant units suggest the possibility of a person-to-person transmission. Based on these reports, we searched retrospectively for possible PcP clusters in UZ Leuven in 2013. A movement and transmission map was established for all patients (n = 21) with a positive PcP(More)
Cutaneous diphteria is a forgotten disease. We must consider this in our differential diagnosis, not only when a patient presents with a cutaneous ulcer and has travelled to tropical areas, but also in patients who subsist in low socio-economic conditions, especially in homeless people and people with a history of alcohol or drug abuse. Vigilance for this(More)
Background Stereotactic neurosurgery has applications in various domains, like therapeutic stem cell transplantation and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). The latter is stimulation by implanted electrodes and is applied worldwide in therapeutic-resistant patients with movement and affective disorders. In humans, preoperative planning, to avoid hitting blood(More)
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