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Machiel de Booij
Zuyderland Medical Center · Radiology

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During a routine physical examination, the degree of pectus excavatum (PE) is not always appreciated as the external appearance does not always reflect the severity of the deformity. In the patient in this case report, the severity had been underestimated for 33 years. The physicians, having requested standard two-view chest radiographs, had relied...
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Objectives To compare the effective radiation dose (ERD) needed to obtain information on coronary anatomy and physiology by a non-invasive versus an invasive diagnostic strategy.Background Knowledge of anatomy and physiology is needed for management of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). There is, however, a growing concern about detriment...
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To determine retrospectively the additional value of DWI-MRI toT2-MRI for predicting complete response (ypT0N0 = CR) after chemoradiation-therapy (CRT) in locally advanced rectal cancer. Seventy locally advanced rectal cancer patients underwent CRT followed by restaging MRI and resection. Two readers with different experience levels independently s...
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Introduction According to current Dutch guidelines, all women with a positive screening mammogram are referred for a full hospital assessment, which includes surgical consultation and radiological assessment. Surgical consultation may be unnecessary for many patients. Our objective was to determine how often surgical consultations can be avoided by...
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Since its introduction in 2002, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has assumed growing importance in the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), because it offers a much less invasive alternative for those in high risk for surgery. Good early results and advances in percutaneous valve technology have led to a substantial...
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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is an important differential diagnosis in patients with an acute coronary syndrome. This syndrome is typically characterized by a reversible contractile dysfunction of the left ventricular myocardium without any obstructive etiological coronary disease. This is not a rare entity in acute settings and a better knowledge of t...
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The purpose of our study is to model cost-effectiveness of MDCTA for the diagnosis of NSTE-ACS with initially negative enzymes, in the emergency department. In Belgium, the use of multi-detector computed tomography (MDCTA) is probably cost-effective in the diagnosis of NSTE-ACS in the acute setting A decision tree model was developed and a mathemat...
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We describe a patient who presented with a giant ovarian cyst causing a complete occlusion of the distal abdominal aorta. An 86-year-old patient presented with acute ischaemia of her lower limbs 3 days after a transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TURT). She refused treatment for her giant ovarian cyst. The administration of Sintrommitis® wa...
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Sudden thrombosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is a rare condition with a high mortality rate. We present a patient with acute neurological deficits in both legs based on a thrombosis of a nine centimetre infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. Successful iliac thrombectomy with aortic tube graft reconstruction was performed. Sudden thrombosis of...

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