Maaike van den Aardweg

Maaike van den Aardweg
University Medical Center Utrecht | UMC Utrecht · Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

MD, PhD

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February 2007 - February 2015
University Medical Center Utrecht
Position
  • PhD
Description
  • Thesis: Effectiveness of adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections. Defended 20 december 2013.
Education
February 2010 - April 2015
University Medical Center Utrecht
Field of study
  • Otorhinolaryngology
February 2007 - December 2013
University Medical Center Utrecht
Field of study
  • Pediatric otorhinolaryngology
September 2000 - October 2006
University of Utrecht
Field of study
  • Medicine

Publications

Publications (14)
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Objective During the last 2 decades, new treatment methods have been developed for the surgical removal of second branchial cysts which result in less visible scars. The aim of this systematic review is to assess which surgical technique for second branchial arch cyst removal results in the lowest complication and recurrence rates with the highest...
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Objectives/hypothesis: Preauricular sinuses are benign congenital malformations of preauricular soft tissues. Complete excision using either sinectomy or supra-auricular approach is advised to prevent recurrence. Reported recurrence varies between 0 and 42%. We evaluated which surgical technique resulted in lowest complication and recurrence rates...
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Objective To compare the costs associated with 2 clinical strategies in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs): immediate adenoidectomy vs an initial watchful waiting strategy. Design A cost-minimization analysis from a societal perspective including both direct and indirect costs, alongside an open randomized controlled...
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To assess the effectiveness of adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections. Open randomised prospective trial (Dutch Trial Register: 968; ISRCTN-register: ISRCTN03720485). The study was performed in 11 general and 2 academic hospitals. 111 children aged 1-6 years with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections sele...
Data
Appendix 1: Data from generic and disease specific health related quality of life questionnaires
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To assess the effectiveness of adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections. Open randomised controlled trial. 11 general hospitals and two academic centres. 111 children aged 1-6 with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections selected for adenoidectomy. A strategy of immediate adenoidectomy with or without myringo...
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To study current indications for adenoidectomy in Dutch children. During 6 months, ENT surgeons in 1 academic and 7 general hospitals in the Netherlands filled out a questionnaire concerning all children below 15 years of age that were selected for adenoidectomy either as a single procedure or combined with myringotomy or tympanostomy tube placemen...
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Background: Adenoidectomy, surgical removal of the adenoids, is a common ENT operation worldwide in children with otitis media. A systematic review on the effectiveness of adenoidectomy in this specific group has not previously been performed. Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of adenoidectomy versus non-surgical management or tympanostomy...
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Background: Adenoidectomy, surgical removal of the adenoids, is a common ENT operation worldwide in children with recurrent or chronic nasal symptoms. A systematic review on the effectiveness of adenoidectomy in this specific group has not previously been performed. Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of adenoidectomy versus non-surgical man...
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To review the current literature on alterations in the nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in relation to adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections (rURTIs). A systematic literature search of PubMed (from 1966 on) and EMBASE (from 1974 on) to May 3 2008. A study was selected if it included children aged less than 18 yea...
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To review systematically the literature for the current criteria and strategies used to diagnose acute mastoiditis in children. A comprehensive literature search was performed in PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library of studies on the diagnosis of acute mastoiditis in children published between January 1980 and September 2007. The study type and...

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