Publications by authors named "Erik W van Zwet"

99Publications

Evaluation of the Berlin polytrauma definition: a Dutch nationwide observational study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Jan 11. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

Dutch Network for Emergency Care (LNAZ), Utrecht, the Netherlands Dutch Network for Emergency Care (LNAZ), Utrecht, the Netherlands Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands Department of Surgery, Amsterdam University Medical Center, location VU, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Department of Trauma Surgery, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Trauma Research Unit Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Brabant Trauma Registry, Network Emergency Care Brabant, Tilburg, the Netherlands Department of Surgery, Amsterdam University Medical Center, location AMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands Department of Trauma Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands Department of Trauma Surgery, Isala Hospitals, Zwolle, the Netherlands Department of Trauma Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical Spectrum Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands Department of Surgery Elisabeth Two Cities Hospital, Tilburg, the Netherlands Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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January 2021

Simultaneous confidence intervals for ranks with application to ranking institutions.

Biometrics 2020 Dec 23. Epub 2020 Dec 23.

Department of Biomedical Data Sciences, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2020

Sensitivity of the Edinburgh Criteria for Lobar Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Hereditary Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy.

Stroke 2020 Dec 5;51(12):3608-3612. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

Department of Neurology (E.S.v.E., K.K., S.V., G.M.T., M.J.H.W.), Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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December 2020

Migraine With Aura as Early Disease Marker in Hereditary Dutch-Type Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy.

Stroke 2020 04 2;51(4):1094-1099. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

From the Department of Neurology (E.A.K., S.V., I.R., E.S.v.E., M.J.H.W., G.M.T.), Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

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April 2020

A higher proportion of men than of women fainted in the phase without nitroglycerin in tilt-induced vasovagal syncope.

Clin Auton Res 2020 10 18;30(5):441-447. Epub 2020 Jan 18.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, K5-Q, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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October 2020

MRI vastus lateralis fat fraction predicts loss of ambulation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Neurology 2020 03 14;94(13):e1386-e1394. Epub 2020 Jan 14.

From the Department of Neurology (K.J.N., E.H.N.), Department of Biostatistics (E.W.v.Z), and C.J. Gorter Center for High Field MRI (M.T.H., H.E.K.), Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Zuid-Holland; Duchenne Center Netherlands (K.J.N., H.E.K., E.H.N.); AIM and CEA NMR Laboratory (H.R., J.L.L., P.G.C.), Neuromuscular Investigation Center, Institute of Myology, Paris, France; and Department of Neurology (C.T., I.R., K.C.S., B.L.W.), Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH.

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March 2020

Long-term follow-up, quality of life, and survival of patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.

Neurology 2020 02 12;94(5):e511-e520. Epub 2019 Dec 12.

From the Departments of Neurology (A.F.L., J.J.G.M.V.) and Biostatistics (E.W.v.Z.), Leiden University Medical Center; Department of Neurology (A.F.L.), Groene Hart Hospital, Gouda, the Netherlands; Department of Neurology (M.I.B., C.M.T.), Oslo University Hospital, Norway; Departments of Immunology (M.W.J.S.) and Neurology (M.J.T.), Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam; Department of Neurology (J.B.M.K.), University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands; and Faculty of Medicine (C.M.T.), University of Oslo, Norway.

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February 2020

Abnormalities suggestive of latent tuberculosis infection on chest radiography; how specific are they?

J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis 2019 May 25;15:100089. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, C5-P40, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands.

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May 2019

Ocular Weakness in Myasthenia Gravis: Changes in Affected Muscles are a Distinct Clinical Feature.

J Neuromuscul Dis 2019 ;6(3):369-376

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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February 2020

: The win ongitudinal nvestigation of tal Discordance.

Twin Res Hum Genet 2019 12 25;22(6):617-622. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Biomedical Data Sciences, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2019

Chronobiology and Sleep in Cluster Headache.

Headache 2019 07 31;59(7):1032-1041. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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July 2019

Development of and Progression of Overt Heart Failure in Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Am J Cardiol 2018 08 20;122(4):656-662. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Failure to Rescue - a Closer Look at Mortality Rates Has No Added Value for Hospital Comparisons but Is Useful for Team Quality Assessment in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery in The Netherlands.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018 Nov 23;56(5):652-661. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Dutch Institute for Clinical Auditing, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Surgery, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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November 2018

Female sex hormones in men with migraine.

Neurology 2018 07 27;91(4):e374-e381. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

From the Departments of Neurology (W.P.J.v.O., G.G.S., G.M.T, M.D.F.), Medical Statistics (E.W.v.Z.), and Endocrinology (O.M.D.), Leiden University Medical Center, Rotterdam; Department of Neurology (W.P.J.v.O.), OLVG Hospital, Amsterdam; Department of Neurology (G.G.S.), Elisabeth Tweesteden Hospital, Tilburg; and Department of Internal Medicine (A.M.), Division of Vascular Medicine and Pharmacology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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July 2018

Linking migraine frequency with family history of migraine.

Cephalalgia 2019 02 17;39(2):229-236. Epub 2018 Jun 17.

1 Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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February 2019

Temporal Relationship of Asystole to Onset of Transient Loss of Consciousness in Tilt-Induced Reflex Syncope.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2017 12 13;3(13):1592-1598. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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December 2017

Differentiating motor phenomena in tilt-induced syncope and convulsive seizures.

Neurology 2018 04 16;90(15):e1339-e1346. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

From the Department of Research (S.S., P.R.B., R.D.T.), Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland, Heemstede, the Netherlands; NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre (S.S., R.D.T.), UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK; Lyon Neuroscience Research Centre (P.R.B.), INSERM U1028, CNRS UMR5292, Bron, France; and Departments of Medical Statistics (E.W.v.Z.) and Neurology (J.G.v.D., R.D.T.), Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands.

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April 2018

Decreased body mass index during treatment with sodium oxybate in narcolepsy type 1.

J Sleep Res 2019 06 4;28(3):e12684. Epub 2018 Mar 4.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2019

DNA methylation as a mediator of the association between prenatal adversity and risk factors for metabolic disease in adulthood.

Sci Adv 2018 01 31;4(1):eaao4364. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Biomedical Data Sciences, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.

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January 2018

Normal values of the ventricular gradient and QRS-T angle, derived from the pediatric electrocardiogram.

J Electrocardiol 2018 May - Jun;51(3):490-495. Epub 2018 Jan 6.

Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Neonatal management and outcome after thoracoamniotic shunt placement for fetal hydrothorax.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2018 May 5;103(3):F245-F249. Epub 2017 Aug 5.

Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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May 2018

Global Longitudinal Strain and Left Atrial Volume Index Provide Incremental Prognostic Value in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Jul;10(7)

From the Departments of Cardiology (Y.L.H., P.D., M.B., V.D., M.J.S., D.E.A., J.J.B., N.A.M.) and Medical Statistics (E.W.v.Z.), Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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July 2017

The effect of a rotator cuff tear and its size on three-dimensional shoulder motion.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2017 Jun 11;45:43-51. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

Laboratory for Kinematics and Neuromechanics, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Leiden University Medical Center, Postzone J-11-R, PO Box 9600, 2300RC Leiden, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Allodynia in cluster headache.

Pain 2017 06;158(6):1113-1117

Departments of aNeurology and bPsychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands cDepartment of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands dDepartment of Medical Statistics and BioInformatics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands eDepartment of Anaesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands fDepartment of Neurology, Alrijne Hospital, Leiderdorp, the Netherlands.

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June 2017

Association Between Posterior Left Atrial Adipose Tissue Mass and Atrial Fibrillation.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 Feb;10(2)

From the Department of Cardiology (A.R.v.R., A.C.D.-L., P.J.v.R., M.L., J.M.S., B.W.H.v.d.A., A.J.S., V.D., J.J.B.), Division of Image Processing (R.J.v.d.G.), Department of Medical Statistics and Bio-informatics (E.W.v.Z.), Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands; Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands (A.R.v.R.); Department of Cardiology, Liverpool Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (M.L.); and The Turku PET Centre, Finland (A.S., J.K.).

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February 2017

Controlling bias and inflation in epigenome- and transcriptome-wide association studies using the empirical null distribution.

Genome Biol 2017 01 27;18(1):19. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Molecular Epidemiology section, Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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January 2017

Ephedrine treatment for autoimmune myasthenia gravis.

Neuromuscul Disord 2017 Mar 18;27(3):259-265. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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March 2017

Decreased cerebral perfusion in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients.

Neuromuscul Disord 2017 Jan 17;27(1):29-37. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Department of Radiology, C.J. Gorter Center for High Field MRI, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2017

β-Amyloid in CSF: Biomarker for preclinical cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

Neurology 2017 Jan 30;88(2):169-176. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

From the Departments of Neurology (E.S.v.E., R.Z., J.H., M.J.H.W., G.M.T.), Radiology (J.v.d.G., S.v.R., A.M.v.O., M.A.v.B.), and Biostatistics (E.W.v.Z.), Leiden University Medical Center; Departments of Neurology and Laboratory Medicine (M.M.V.), Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud Alzheimer Center, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen; Department of Neurology (J.H.), Alrijne Hospital, Leiderdorp, the Netherlands; and J. Philip Kistler Stroke Research Center (S.M.G.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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January 2017

Activity limitations in myasthenia gravis and relation to clinical variables.

Muscle Nerve 2017 07 2;56(1):64-70. Epub 2016 Dec 2.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, J3-166, P.O. Box 9600, 2300, RC Leiden, The Netherlands.

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July 2017

Prevalence of lifetime depression in a large hemiplegic migraine cohort.

Neurology 2016 Nov 2;87(22):2370-2374. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

From the Departments of Neurology (M.A.L., N.P., I.d.B., B.E.C.K., W.P.J.v.O., M.D.F., G.M.T.), Psychiatry (M.A.L.), and Biostatistics (E.W.v.Z.), Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

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November 2016

Identification of risk factors in minimally invasive surgery: a prospective multicenter study.

Surg Endosc 2017 06 31;31(6):2467-2473. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

Department of Gynaecology, Section Minimally Invasive Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2017

Identification of risk factors in minimally invasive surgery: a prospective multicenter study.

Surg Endosc 2017 06 31;31(6):2467-2473. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

Department of Gynaecology, Section Minimally Invasive Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2017

Hospital versus individual surgeon's performance in laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2017 Jan 15;295(1):111-117. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Department of Gynecology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2017

A dynamic quality assessment tool for laparoscopic hysterectomy to measure surgical outcomes.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016 Jul 9. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Department of Gynaecology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, PO Box 5, 2600 AA, Delft, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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July 2016

A dynamic quality assessment tool for laparoscopic hysterectomy to measure surgical outcomes.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016 Dec 9;215(6):754.e1-754.e8. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Department of Gynaecology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Histologic Chorioamnionitis and Funisitis After Laser Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome.

Obstet Gynecol 2016 08;128(2):304-312

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, the Department of Pathology, the Division of Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, and the Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands; and the Department of Pathology, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.

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August 2016

The influence of clinical and acquisition parameters on the interpretability of adenosine stress myocardial computed tomography perfusion.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Feb 24;18(2):203-211. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Cardiology, Heart and Lung Center, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Postal zone 2300 RC, Leiden 2333 ZA, The Netherlands

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February 2017

Impaired Automatic Arm Movements in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy Suggest a Central Disorder.

J Child Neurol 2016 07 9;31(8):1005-1009. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands.

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July 2016

Relation between quantitative coronary CTA and myocardial ischemia by adenosine stress myocardial CT perfusion.

J Nucl Cardiol 2017 08 9;24(4):1253-1262. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Department of Cardiology, Heart and Lung Center, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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August 2017

Three-dimensional shoulder kinematics normalize after rotator cuff repair.

J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2016 Jun 21;25(6):881-9. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Laboratory for Kinematics and Neuromechanics, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2016

Higher Incidence of Hypospadias in Monochorionic Twins.

Twin Res Hum Genet 2015 Oct 14;18(5):591-4. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Division of Neonatology,Department of Pediatrics,Leiden University Medical Center,Leiden,The Netherlands.

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October 2015

KeyGenes, a Tool to Probe Tissue Differentiation Using a Human Fetal Transcriptional Atlas.

Stem Cell Reports 2015 Jun 28;4(6):1112-24. Epub 2015 May 28.

Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center, Einthovenweg 20, 2333 ZC Leiden, the Netherlands; Department for Reproductive Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Early gestation as the critical time-window for changes in the prenatal environment to affect the adult human blood methylome.

Int J Epidemiol 2015 Aug 5;44(4):1211-23. Epub 2015 May 5.

Molecular Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York USA

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August 2015

Prognostic factors for exacerbations and emergency treatments in myasthenia gravis.

J Neuroimmunol 2015 May 26;282:123-5. Epub 2015 Mar 26.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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May 2015

Hysterectomy in very obese and morbidly obese patients: a systematic review with cumulative analysis of comparative studies.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2015 Oct 13;292(4):723-38. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Department of Gynaecology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands,

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October 2015

Multivariate analyses of rotator cuff pathologies in shoulder disability.

PLoS One 2015 24;10(2):e0118158. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Department of Orthopaedics, Leiden University Medical Center, Postzone J-11-R, PO box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, the Netherlands.

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November 2015

Trends in the implementation of advanced minimally invasive gynecologic surgical procedures in the Netherlands.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2015 May-Jun;22(4):642-7. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Gynecology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomised controlled trial.

Br J Sports Med 2015 Jan;49(2):135

Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, Netherlands.

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January 2015

Motor cortical activity during motor tasks is normal in patients with complex regional pain syndrome.

J Pain 2015 Jan 4;16(1):87-94. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands; Knowledge Consortium TREND, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2015

Global histone H3 lysine 27 triple methylation levels are reduced in vessels with advanced atherosclerotic plaques.

Life Sci 2015 May 31;129:3-9. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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May 2015

Pulse oximetry measures a lower heart rate at birth compared with electrocardiography.

J Pediatr 2015 Jan 14;166(1):49-53. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2015