Werner H Mess

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Definition of common carotid wall thickness affects risk classification in relation to degree of internal carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque At RISK (PARISK) study.
    J Steinbuch
    Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 15:9. 2017
  2. pmc The predictive value of transcranial duplex sonography for the clinical diagnosis in undiagnosed parkinsonian syndromes: comparison with SPECT scans
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:42. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Carotid plaques in transient ischemic attack and stroke patients: one-year follow-up study by magnetic resonance imaging
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 45:803-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint MRI of carotid atherosclerosis to identify TIA and stroke patients who are at risk of a recurrence
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:1189-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Symptomatic patients with mild and moderate carotid stenosis: plaque features at MRI and association with cardiovascular risk factors and statin use
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht University Medical Center MUMC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 41:1389-93. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Spatial distension variations are associated with focal atherosclerotic plaques
    Iulia M Graf
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:199-205. 2010
  7. pmc Association between carotid plaque characteristics and cerebral white matter lesions: one-year follow-up study by MRI
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e17070. 2011
  8. pmc Longitudinal MRI study on the natural history of carotid artery plaques in symptomatic patients
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e42472. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Combined 18F-FDG PET-CT and DCE-MRI to assess inflammation and microvascularization in atherosclerotic plaques
    Martine T B Truijman
    From the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Maastricht, The Netherlands M T B T, R H M v H, E H, R J v O, J B, J E W, M E K Departments of Radiology M T B T, R M K, R H M v H, E H, W H B, J E W, M E K, Clinical Neurophysiology M T B T, W H M, Neurology R J v O, Nuclear Medicine J B, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands and Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands M J D
    Stroke 44:3568-70. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Standard B-Mode Ultrasound Measures Local Carotid Artery Characteristics as Reliably as Radiofrequency Phase Tracking in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Patients
    Jeire Steinbuch
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 42:586-95. 2016

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Definition of common carotid wall thickness affects risk classification in relation to degree of internal carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque At RISK (PARISK) study.
    J Steinbuch
    Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 15:9. 2017
    ..It is more reasonable to normalize maximal wall thickness to end-diastolic diameter rather than to IMT, affecting risk classification and suggesting modification of the Mannheim criteria. Clinical trials.gov NCT01208025 ...
  2. pmc The predictive value of transcranial duplex sonography for the clinical diagnosis in undiagnosed parkinsonian syndromes: comparison with SPECT scans
    Annemarie M M Vlaar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:42. 2008
    ..Additionally we compared the predictive value of TCD with that of presynaptic and postsynaptic single photon emission computer tomography (SPECT) scans...
  3. doi request reprint Carotid plaques in transient ischemic attack and stroke patients: one-year follow-up study by magnetic resonance imaging
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 45:803-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the natural course of carotid plaque progression in transient ischemic attack/stroke patients by using serial multisequence magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  4. doi request reprint MRI of carotid atherosclerosis to identify TIA and stroke patients who are at risk of a recurrence
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:1189-94. 2013
    ..To evaluate the potential of carotid plaque MRI to predict transient ischemic attack (TIA) and stroke recurrence in previously symptomatic patients...
  5. doi request reprint Symptomatic patients with mild and moderate carotid stenosis: plaque features at MRI and association with cardiovascular risk factors and statin use
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht University Medical Center MUMC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 41:1389-93. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess plaque characteristics in symptomatic patients with mild and moderate carotid stenosis and to explore associations with cardiovascular risk factors and statin use...
  6. doi request reprint Spatial distension variations are associated with focal atherosclerotic plaques
    Iulia M Graf
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:199-205. 2010
    ..The main objective of the study was to establish to what extent these mechanical vascular alterations relate to carotid bulb stenosis...
  7. pmc Association between carotid plaque characteristics and cerebral white matter lesions: one-year follow-up study by MRI
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e17070. 2011
    ..To prospectively assess the relation between carotid plaque characteristics and the development of new cerebral white matter lesions (WMLs) at MRI...
  8. pmc Longitudinal MRI study on the natural history of carotid artery plaques in symptomatic patients
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e42472. 2012
    ..To investigate the natural history of carotid atherosclerosis in patients who experienced a TIA or ischemic stroke...
  9. doi request reprint Combined 18F-FDG PET-CT and DCE-MRI to assess inflammation and microvascularization in atherosclerotic plaques
    Martine T B Truijman
    From the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Maastricht, The Netherlands M T B T, R H M v H, E H, R J v O, J B, J E W, M E K Departments of Radiology M T B T, R M K, R H M v H, E H, W H B, J E W, M E K, Clinical Neurophysiology M T B T, W H M, Neurology R J v O, Nuclear Medicine J B, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands and Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands M J D
    Stroke 44:3568-70. 2013
    ..It remains unclear whether these parameters are correlated or represent independent imaging parameters. This study determines whether there is a correlation between inflammation and neovascularization in atherosclerotic carotid plaques...
  10. doi request reprint Standard B-Mode Ultrasound Measures Local Carotid Artery Characteristics as Reliably as Radiofrequency Phase Tracking in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Patients
    Jeire Steinbuch
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 42:586-95. 2016
    ..04). Standard B-mode scanners are suitable for measuring local artery characteristics in symptomatic carotid artery patients with good precision and accuracy. ..
  11. doi request reprint Ageing affects the accuracy of duplex ultrasonography in grading carotid artery stenosis
    Floris H B M Schreuder
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:75-83. 2009
    ..However, ageing affects flow velocities and might hence influence the accuracy of duplex ultrasonography, as explored in the present study...
  12. doi request reprint Multimodality imaging of carotid artery plaques: 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging
    Robert M Kwee
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center MUMC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 40:3718-24. 2009
    ..This study's objective was to compare (18)F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography ((18)F-FDG PET), CT, and MRI of carotid plaque assessment...
  13. doi request reprint Dynamic cerebral autoregulation in subjects with Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and controls: evidence for increased peripheral vascular resistance with possible predictive value
    Erik D Gommer
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:805-13. 2012
    ..AD, p = 0.004). In conclusion, AD patients compared to MCI patients and controls have increased CVRi, whereas dCA parameters do not seem to differentiate AD patients. For MCI patients, CVRi might have predictive value in developing AD...
  14. doi request reprint Specificity and sensitivity of transcranial sonography of the substantia nigra in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease: prospective cohort study in 196 patients.
    Angela E P Bouwmans
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMJ Open 3:. 2013
    ..88 (CI 0.1 to 0.95) and 0.68 (CI 0.58 to 0.76) with a PPV of 0.75 and an NPV of 0.84. The diagnostic accuracy of TCS in early stage Parkinson's disease is not sufficient for routine clinical use. CLINICALTRIALS.GOV IDENTIFIER: NCT0036819...
  15. doi request reprint Intraplaque hemorrhage, fibrous cap status, and microembolic signals in symptomatic patients with mild to moderate carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque at RISK study
    Martine T B Truijman
    From the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM M T B T, J S, F H B M S, R J v O, J E W, M E K Departments of Radiology M T B T, J E W, M E K, Clinical Neurophysiology M T B T, F H B M S, W H M, and Neurology F H B M S, R J v O, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands A A J d R, J H Hemodynamics AG, Bern, Switzerland R A Departments of Radiology A C v D, A v d L, Neurology A C v D, and Cardiology A F W v d S, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Biomedical Engineering, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands J S Departments of Neurology M I L, P J N and Pathology M J A P D, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 45:3423-6. 2014
    ..The objective of the present study is to determine whether the prevalence of MES differs in patients with and without IPH and thin/ruptured FC, and patients with only a thin/ruptured FC without IPH...
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of dynamic cerebral autoregulation and cerebral carbon dioxide reactivity during normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass
    Ervin E Severdija
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Biol Eng Comput 53:195-203. 2015
    ..01) during hypocapnia compared with both normocapnia and hypercapnia. Assessing cerebral autoregulation and CO2R during CPB, by cyclic alteration of pump flow, showed an impaired cerebral autoregulation during hypercapnia...
  17. doi request reprint Transcranial sonography for the discrimination of idiopathic Parkinson's disease from the atypical parkinsonian syndromes
    Angela E P Bouwmans
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 90:121-46. 2010
    ..As TCS is at present the most promising tool for this particular diagnostic problem, this algorithm might be a suitable hypothesis to study in future research...
  18. doi request reprint Wall irregularity rather than intima-media thickness is associated with nearby atherosclerosis
    Iulia M Graf
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:955-61. 2009
    ..DeltaIMT can be more reliable derived from inter-registration rather than from intra-registration variation. In the CCA, DeltaIMT substantiates vascular alteration better than IMT...