The following news items are related to the research Vascular damage.
Robin Nijveldt appointed Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging1 July 2019
Robin Nijveldt was appointed Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging at Radboudumc, with effect from 1 June 2019. Nijveldt is an expert in the field of cardiac imaging and cardiac MRI in particular, with a focus on coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathies.
Lowering cholesterol is not enough to reduce hyperactivity of the immune system14 June 2019
In Cell Metabolism, Siroon Bekkering, theme Vascular damage, and colleagues, provide a novel potential explanation for the residual cardiovascular risk, related to persistent activation of the immune system in patients with hypercholesterolemia who are treated with statins.
The impact of Transradial Intervention (TRI) on digital hand perfusion29 April 2019
Niels van Royen, theme Vascular damage, and colleagues, investigated the effect of TRI on digital perfusion by laser doppler perfusion imaging. They concluded in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, that TRI is safe.
Coronary angiography after cardiac arrest without ST-segment elevation2 April 2019
Niels van Royen, theme Vascular damage, found out and published in NEJM, that among patients who had been successfully resuscitated after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and had no signs of STEMI, a strategy of immediate angiography was not found to be better than a strategy of delayed angiography.
Higher prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis among runners versus cyclists14 March 2019
Physical activity and exercise training are effective strategies to reduce the risk for cardiovascular events, but researchers from Radboudumc, UMC Utrecht and Meander MC previously found a higher burden of coronary atherosclerosis among the most active athletes.
Dekker grant for Siroon Bekkering28 January 2019
Siroon Bekkering, theme Vascular damage, obtained a Dekker grant of the Dutch Heart Foundation. This competitive grant allows Siroon to perform her project 'Trained innate immunity at the level of bone marrow progenitors as driver of atherosclerosis development'. And follow her vlog.
Quickly detecting actual heart attacks prevents unnecessary hospital visits Research by Radboud university medical center improves efficacy and reduces cost of cardiac care4 January 2019
Many patients who suffer from chest pain are not actually having a heart attack, making an emergency hospital visit unnecessary. Is there a way to quickly and accurately determine at home whether emergency hospital treatment is necessary?
Spontaneous coronary artery dissections and fibromuscular dysplasia27 November 2018
In the International Journal of Cardiology Angela Maas showed that spontaneous coronary artery dissections (SCADs) are increasingly recognized as an important cause of acute coronary syndromes in predominantly women below 60 years of age.
Differences in symptomatic women with or without obstructive coronary artery disease27 November 2018
In European Journal of Preventive Cardiology Regina Konst and colleagues demonstrated that symptomatic women without obstructive coronary artery disease have different risk factors and lower levels of psychosocial well-being compared with those with stable obstructive coronary artery disease.
Report of the 12th New Frontiers symposium Big data, better healthcare? - 1 November 20187 November 2018
Examples from the application of deep learning to image reading in pathology and radiology and the application of network medicine to monitor infectious disease outbreaks or collective mood states using twitter data showed the huge potential of big data approaches for building better healthcare.
Report of the 12th New Frontiers symposium Better care, network care? - 2 November 20187 November 2018
No easy answers at this symposium last Friday, only challenges that can be overcome if we succeed in 5 things. First and most radically, put patients in the center of healthcare. Second, start with assessing what the local population needs and not what local professionals have to offer.
A personal touch of Carine van der Vleuten20 September 2018
In order to promote interaction amongst colleagues within RIMLS, we have a ‘personal touch’ series setting employees in the spotlight. A light-hearted manner to learn about the colleagues you know and those you don’t! This week: Carine van der Vleuten.
Disagreement among radiologists on what a perifissural nodule is10 July 2018
In Radiology Anton Schreuder et al. showed that there is a low agreement among experienced radiologists on what a benign perifissural nodule is on CT, and that the chances that a lung cancer is misclassified as a such is low but not negligible.
Exercise and the kidneys; effects on kidney function and injury26 June 2018
Coen Bongers, Thijs Eijsvogels, Maria Hopman and colleagues published an article in Physiological Reports on the effects of acute versus prolonged exercise and dehydration on kidney function and kidney damage in healthy young adults.
ZonMw consortium grant for Thijs Eijsvogels4 April 2018
The ZonMw Sport and Physical Activity Research Programme aims to strengthen multidisciplinary research in the field of sport and physical activity. A nation-wide consortium, led by Thijs Eijsvogels, received a grant of €420,000 for their project: Thermo Tokyo: Beat the Heat.
Organize an international symposium? Be involved in the ENABLE 2019 Nijmegen event15 March 2018
For the organisation of ENABLE 2019, we are searching for a Local Organising Committee (LOC). PhD candidates and postdocs who would like to be involved in hosting the European young researcher symposium in Nijmegen 2019.
Carine van der Vleuten appointed associate Professor Vascular anomalies28 February 2018
As associate Professor with a research accent, she will focus her research on vascular anomalies, particularly on propranolol treatment of infantile hemangioma and also on Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and other somatic over-growth syndromes (SOGS).
Save the date for Radboud New Frontiers 2018: Betere zorg, netwerkzorg?17 January 2018
After standard care, standardized care, and personalized care, network care will be care 4.0. But how exactly do you do that? Should we create new structures for it or is it just a matter of trust and ability to step back?
Save the date for Radboud New Frontiers 2018: Big data, better healthcare?17 January 2018
How is big data influencing healthcare and healthcare research? How will it help us and what are the limitations? The first day of the 12th edition of the Radboud New Frontiers symposium, on 1 November 2018, will give you all the answers (and raises new questions).