Publications by authors named "Alfons Kessels"

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A discrete choice experiment to identify the most efficient quality indicators for the supervision of psychiatric hospitals.

BMC Health Serv Res 2020 Mar 12;20(1):192. Epub 2020 Mar 12.

CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7069034PMC
March 2020

Prediction of bladder outcomes after ischemic spinal cord injury: A longitudinal cohort study from the European multicenter study about spinal cord injury.

Neurourol Urodyn 2018 06 21;37(5):1779-1784. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, University of Zürich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland.

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June 2018

Effectiveness of a multicomponent self-management intervention for adults with epilepsy (ZMILE study): A randomized controlled trial.

Epilepsy Behav 2018 03 12;80:259-265. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Department of Research & Development, Academic Centre for Epileptology Kempenhaeghe Maastricht UMC+, The Netherlands; Department of Neurology, Academic Centre for Epileptology Kempenhaeghe Maastricht UMC+, The Netherlands; School for Mental Health and Neuroscience (MHENS), Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands; School of Health Professions Education, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.01.019DOI Listing
March 2018

Whole liver CT texture analysis to predict the development of colorectal liver metastases-A multicentre study.

Eur J Radiol 2017 Jul 26;92:64-71. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD, The Netherlands; Department of Radiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 90203, 1006 BE Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2017.04.019DOI Listing
July 2017

No Transfer of Pressure to Adjacent Discs During Human Low-Pressure Controlled Discography: A Prospective Clinical Study.

Pain Med 2018 01;19(1):29-39

Orthopaedic Surgery Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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January 2018

Response to Dr. Freo and Dr. Calldero.

Pain Med 2017 02;18(2):389-390

Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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February 2017

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in children: A focus on intellectual disability.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2017 May 30;21(3):427-440. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2017.01.011DOI Listing
May 2017

THE AUTHORS REPLY.

Am J Epidemiol 2017 03;185(5):406

Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx010DOI Listing
March 2017

A Trial-Based Economic Evaluation Comparing Spinal Cord Stimulation With Best Medical Treatment in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy.

J Pain 2017 04 11;18(4):405-414. Epub 2016 Dec 11.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands; CAPHRI School of Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2016.11.014DOI Listing
April 2017

Arterial stiffness and decline of renal function in a primary care population.

Hypertens Res 2017 Jan 8;40(1):73-78. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hr.2016.113DOI Listing
January 2017

The Influence of Pre- and Postoperative Fear Avoidance Beliefs on Postoperative Pain and Disability in Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Analysis of the Lumbar Spinal Outcome Study (LSOS) Data.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2017 Apr;42(7):E425-E432

*Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research and Knowledge Transfer, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland †Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands ‡Department of General Internal Medicine, Bern University Hospital, Bern University, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001845DOI Listing
April 2017

Reply to Remarks on the Six-Month Cohort Study on PRF for Chronic Intractable Radicular Pain.

Pain Med 2016 05 15;17(5):990-1. Epub 2015 Dec 15.

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Multidisciplinary Pain Center, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk/Lanaken, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnv062DOI Listing
May 2016

Predictive Factors for Successful Outcome of Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment in Patients with Intractable Lumbosacral Radicular Pain.

Pain Med 2016 Jul 20;17(7):1233-1240. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnv052DOI Listing
July 2016

Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of intradiscal methylene blue injection for chronic discogenic low back pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2015 Nov 21;16:532. Epub 2015 Nov 21.

Department of Anaesthesiology, and Pain Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Mailbox 5800, 6202, AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-1058-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4654797PMC
November 2015

Do associated auto-antibodies influence the outcome of myasthenia gravis after thymectomy?

Autoimmunity 2015 30;48(8):552-5. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

i Department of Neuroscience , Maastricht University Medical Centre , Maastricht , The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/08916934.2015.1064400DOI Listing
September 2016

Sustained Treatment Effect of Spinal Cord Stimulation in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: 24-Month Follow-up of a Prospective Two-Center Randomized Controlled Trial.

Diabetes Care 2015 Sep 26;38(9):e132-4. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands Department of Anesthesiology, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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http://care.diabetesjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.2337/dc15-074
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September 2015

Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors for the treatment of erectile dysfunction: a trade-off network meta-analysis.

Eur Urol 2015 Oct 26;68(4):674-80. Epub 2015 Mar 26.

Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center & Research, University of Zürich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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October 2015

On the interplay of microvasculature, parenchyma, and memory in type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Care 2015 May 17;38(5):876-82. Epub 2015 Feb 17.

Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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May 2015

Pulsed radiofrequency for chronic intractable lumbosacral radicular pain: a six-month cohort study.

Pain Med 2015 Jun 8;16(6):1155-62. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Multidisciplinary Pain Center, ZOL, Genk, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pme.12670DOI Listing
June 2015

Prevalence and Predictive Factors of Chronic Postsurgical Pain and Poor Global Recovery 1 Year After Outpatient Surgery.

Clin J Pain 2015 Dec;31(12):1017-25

Departments of *Anesthesiology and Pain Treatment §Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Center+(a.k.a. MUMC+) †Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands ‡Department of Anaesthesiology, Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium ∥Department of Anesthesiology, ICU and Perioperative Medicine, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000207DOI Listing
December 2015

Controlled-release oxycodone versus naproxen at home after ambulatory surgery: a randomized controlled trial.

Curr Ther Res Clin Exp 2014 Dec 28;76:120-5. Epub 2014 Nov 28.

Department of Anesthesiology, Maastricht University Medical Center+, P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht, the Netherlands ; Current affiliation: Department of Anesthesia/ICU, Pain, and Palliative Care, Hamad Medical Corporation, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.curtheres.2014.10.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4266769PMC
December 2014

Faecal calprotectin in suspected paediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Mar;60(3):339-46

*Department of Paediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands †Department of Paediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland ‡Department of Paediatrics and European Laboratory for the Investigation of Food Induced Diseases, University of Naples "Federico II," Naples, Italy §Paediatric Gastroenterology, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, Australia ¶Hepathology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy #Department of Paediatrics, Centre for Clinical Research, Västmanlands Hospital, Västerås, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden **Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Royal Hospital for Sick Children ‡‡Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland §§Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium ||||Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen ¶¶Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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March 2015

Continuous paravertebral block for postoperative pain compared to general anaesthesia and wound infiltration for major oncological breast surgery.

Springerplus 2014 11;3:517. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management, Maastricht University Medical Center, P. Debyelaan 25, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2193-1801-3-517DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4169785PMC
October 2014

Efficacy and adverse events of aflibercept, ranibizumab and bevacizumab in age-related macular degeneration: a trade-off analysis.

Br J Ophthalmol 2015 Feb 11;99(2):141-6. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Eye Clinic, Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-305149DOI Listing
February 2015

A GRADE Working Group approach for rating the quality of treatment effect estimates from network meta-analysis.

BMJ 2014 Sep 24;349:g5630. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5630DOI Listing
September 2014

Spinal cord stimulation and pain relief in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: a prospective two-center randomized controlled trial.

Diabetes Care 2014 Nov 11;37(11):3016-24. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands Department of Anesthesiology, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc14-0684DOI Listing
November 2014

Serum 25(OH)D response to vitamin D3 supplementation: a meta-regression analysis.

Nutrition 2014 Sep 10;30(9):975-85. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

Department of Internal Medicine, Subdivision Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Biomedical Research Center, University Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium; VieCuri MC Noord Limburg, Venlo, The Netherlands; Nutrim School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2013.12.020DOI Listing
September 2014

Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging versus standard neuronavigation for the neurosurgical treatment of glioblastoma: A randomized controlled trial.

Surg Neurol Int 2014 15;5:70. Epub 2014 May 15.

Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands ; Department of Neurosurgery, Atrium Medical Center, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.132572DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4078446PMC
July 2014

Good results in postoperative and hematogenous deep infections of 89 stable total hip and knee replacements with retention of prosthesis and local antibiotics.

Acta Orthop 2013 Dec 31;84(6):509-16. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery , Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht , the Netherlands .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17453674.2013.858288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3851662PMC
December 2013

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy as a prognostic marker in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: a study protocol for an individual patient data meta-analysis.

Syst Rev 2013 Oct 25;2:96. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Department of Pediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P, Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-96DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4016296PMC
October 2013

Application of an electronic nose in the diagnosis of head and neck cancer.

Laryngoscope 2014 Jun 19;124(6):1377-81. Epub 2013 Nov 19.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.24463DOI Listing
June 2014

Suitability of pharmacokinetic models for dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI of abdominal aortic aneurysm vessel wall: a comparison.

PLoS One 2013 2;8(10):e75173. Epub 2013 Oct 2.

Department of Vascular Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands ; Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3788790PMC
June 2014

Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic studies: opportunities and challenges.

Evid Based Med 2013 Oct 23;18(5):165-9. Epub 2013 May 23.

Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, , Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/eb-2012-101145DOI Listing
October 2013

Long-term follow-up of cervical facet medial branch radiofrequency treatment with the single posterior-lateral approach: an exploratory study.

Pain Pract 2014 Jan 18;14(1):8-15. Epub 2013 Mar 18.

Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain management, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain Management and Intensive Care, Amphia Hospital, Breda, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papr.12043DOI Listing
January 2014

Randomized comparison between the cemented Scientific Hip Prosthesis and Omnifit: 2-year DEXA and minimum 10-year clinical follow-up.

J Arthroplasty 2013 Sep 27;28(8):1354-61. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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September 2013

Spinal cord stimulation for complex regional pain syndrome type I: a prospective cohort study with long-term follow-up.

Neuromodulation 2013 Nov-Dec;16(6):523-9; discussion 529. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ner.12024DOI Listing
September 2014

The effects of vagus nerve stimulation on pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in children with refractory epilepsy: an exploratory study.

Neuroimmunomodulation 2012 3;19(6):352-8. Epub 2012 Oct 3.

School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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August 2013

Efficacy and adverse events of antimuscarinics for treating overactive bladder: network meta-analyses.

Eur Urol 2012 Dec 7;62(6):1040-60. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

Horten Center, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2012.08.060DOI Listing
December 2012

The development of quality indicators in mental healthcare: a discrete choice experiment.

BMC Psychiatry 2012 Aug 7;12:103. Epub 2012 Aug 7.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Medical Centre, AZ Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-12-103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3508823PMC
August 2012

Detection of coronary plaques using MR coronary vessel wall imaging: validation of findings with intravascular ultrasound.

Eur Radiol 2013 Jan 11;23(1):115-24. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P. Debyelaan 25, 6229HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-012-2576-1DOI Listing
January 2013

Prediction of proliferative vitreoretinopathy after retinal detachment surgery: potential of biomarker profiling.

Am J Ophthalmol 2012 Aug 27;154(2):347-354.e2. Epub 2012 Apr 27.

Eye Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2012.02.004DOI Listing
August 2012

Optical detection of peripheral nerves: an in vivo human study.

Reg Anesth Pain Med 2012 May-Jun;37(3):277-82

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AAP.0b013e31824a57c2DOI Listing
August 2012

Spinal cord stimulation in complex regional pain syndrome type I of less than 12-month duration.

Neuromodulation 2012 Mar-Apr;15(2):144-50; discussion 150. Epub 2012 Feb 13.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-1403.2011.00424.xDOI Listing
August 2012

Discrimination of healthy and glaucomatous eyes based on the ocular pulse amplitude: a diagnostic case-control study.

Ophthalmic Res 2012 28;48(1):1-5. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

Eye Department, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2012

Predictors of pain relieving response to sympathetic blockade in complex regional pain syndrome type 1.

Anesthesiology 2012 Jan;116(1):113-21

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0b013e31823da45fDOI Listing
January 2012

Optical detection of vascular penetration during nerve blocks: an in vivo human study.

Reg Anesth Pain Med 2012 Jan-Feb;37(1):3-7

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AAP.0b013e3182377ff1DOI Listing
July 2012

Adipokine levels in subretinal fluid from patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

Exp Eye Res 2012 Jan 22;94(1):56-62. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Eye Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2011.11.006DOI Listing
January 2012

Radiofrequency treatment of facet-related pain: evidence and controversies.

Curr Pain Headache Rep 2012 Feb;16(1):19-25

Department of Anesthesiology and Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Campus André Dumont, Stalenstraat 2, 3600 Genk, Belgium.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3258411PMC
February 2012

Predictive factors for the objective burden of informal care in people with dementia: a systematic review.

Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2012 Jul-Sep;26(3):197-204

Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience (MHeNS)/Alzheimer Centre Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WAD.0b013e31823a6108DOI Listing
January 2013

Electronic monitoring of adherence, treatment of hypertension, and blood pressure control.

Am J Hypertens 2012 Jan 13;25(1):54-9. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajh.2011.153DOI Listing
January 2012

Tumour ADC measurements in rectal cancer: effect of ROI methods on ADC values and interobserver variability.

Eur Radiol 2011 Dec 7;21(12):2567-74. Epub 2011 Aug 7.

Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00330-011-2220-5
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3217149PMC
December 2011

Blood pressure measurement method and inter-arm differences: a meta-analysis.

Am J Hypertens 2011 Nov 21;24(11):1201-8. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

Microlife Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan.

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November 2011

Optical detection of the brachial plexus for peripheral nerve blocks: an in vivo swine study.

Reg Anesth Pain Med 2011 Jul-Aug;36(4):350-7

Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.

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July 2012

Interleukin and growth factor levels in subretinal fluid in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a case-control study.

PLoS One 2011 Apr 27;6(4):e19141. Epub 2011 Apr 27.

Eye Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3083411PMC
April 2011

Telecare is a valuable tool for hypertension management, a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Blood Press Monit 2011 Jun;16(3):149-55

Microlife Corporation Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0b013e328346e092DOI Listing
June 2011

Electrical spinal cord stimulation in painful diabetic polyneuropathy, a systematic review on treatment efficacy and safety.

Eur J Pain 2011 Sep 22;15(8):783-8. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

Department of Anaesthesiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.01.010DOI Listing
September 2011

Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in volumetric assessment of glioblastoma multiforme resection.

Neurosurgery 2010 Nov;67(5):1329-34

Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e3181efbb08DOI Listing
November 2010

Clinical trials in interventional pain management: optimizing chances for success?

Pain 2010 Dec 18;151(3):571-4. Epub 2010 Sep 18.

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium.

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December 2010

Systematic review and meta-analysis of radiotherapy in various head and neck cancers: comparing photons, carbon-ions and protons.

Cancer Treat Rev 2011 May;37(3):185-201

Department of Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO), GROW, School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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May 2011

Predictors of clinical outcome after stent placement in atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.

J Hypertens 2010 Dec;28(12):2370-7

Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+) and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), The Netherlands.

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December 2010

Probiotics versus antibiotic decontamination of the digestive tract: infection and mortality.

Intensive Care Med 2011 Jan 19;37(1):110-7. Epub 2010 Aug 19.

Department of Medical Microbiology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2011

Demographic age shift toward later conception results in an increased age in the subfertile population and an increased demand for medical care.

Fertil Steril 2011 Jan 20;95(1):61-3. Epub 2010 Jun 20.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute of Growth and Development School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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January 2011

5% lidocaine medicated plaster in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN): a systematic review.

Swiss Med Wkly 2010 May;140(21-22):297-306

Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd., Escrick, UK.

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May 2010

Cost-effectiveness of a short stay admission programme for breast cancer surgery.

Acta Oncol 2010 Apr;49(3):338-46

Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, PO Box 5800 Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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April 2010

Haptoglobin phenotype correlates with the extent of cerebral deep white matter lesions in hypertensive patients.

Curr Neurovasc Res 2010 Feb;7(1):1-5

Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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February 2010

Predictors of acute postoperative pain after elective surgery.

Clin J Pain 2010 Feb;26(2):87-94

Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Treatment, University Hospital Maastricht, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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February 2010

Brush-evoked allodynia predicts outcome of spinal cord stimulation in complex regional pain syndrome type 1.

Eur J Pain 2010 Feb 25;14(2):164-9. Epub 2009 Nov 25.

Maastricht University Medical Centre, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, The Netherlands.

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February 2010

Assessing medication adherence simultaneously by electronic monitoring and pill count in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension.

Am J Hypertens 2010 Feb 19;23(2):149-54. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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February 2010

Cannulation and vascular access-related complications in hemodialysis: factors determining successful cannulation.

Hemodial Int 2009 Oct;13(4):498-504

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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October 2009

Comparison of the effectiveness of radiotherapy with photons, protons and carbon-ions for non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis.

Radiother Oncol 2010 Apr 3;95(1):32-40. Epub 2009 Sep 3.

Department of Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO Clinic), Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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April 2010

Buttonhole needling of haemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae results in less complications and interventions compared to the rope-ladder technique.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2010 Jan 29;25(1):225-30. Epub 2009 Aug 29.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2010

Underpowered clinical trials: time for a change.

Pain 2009 Oct 14;145(3):265-6. Epub 2009 Aug 14.

Maastricht University Medical Centre, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Mail Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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October 2009