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Second asymptomatic carotid surgery trial (ACST-2): a randomised comparison of carotid artery stenting versus carotid endarterectomy.

Alison Halliday, Richard Bulbulia, Leo H Bonati, Johanna Chester, Andrea Cradduck-Bamford, Richard Peto, Hongchao Pan, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Among asymptomatic patients with severe carotid artery stenosis but no recent stroke or transient cerebral ischaemia, either carotid artery stenting (CAS) or carotid endarterectomy (CEA) can restore patency and reduce long-term stroke risks. However, from recent national registry data, each option causes about 1% procedural risk of disabling stroke or ... Read more >>

Lancet (Lancet (London, England))
[2021, 398(10305):1065-1073]

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OrBITS: A High-throughput, time-lapse, and label-free drug screening platform for patient-derived 3D organoids

Christophe Deben, Edgar Cardenas De La Hoz, Maxim Le Compte, Paul Van Schil, Jeroen Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Suresh Krishan Yogeswaran, Filip Lardon, Patrick Pauwels, Annemie Bogaerts, Evelien Smits, Steve Vanlanduit, Abraham Lin,

Patient-derived organoids are invaluable for fundamental and translational cancer research and holds great promise for personalized medicine. However, the shortage of available analysis methods, which are often single-time point, severely impede the potential and routine use of organoids for basic research, clinical practise, and pharmaceutical and industrial applications. Here, we ... Read more >>

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The role of the surgeon in the management of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a literature review.

Lawek Berzenji, Sophie Debaenst, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Suresh Krishan Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Paul E Van Schil,

<h4>Objective</h4>In this review, we aim to summarize the most recent data on the surgical management of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).<h4>Background</h4>Approximately 60-70% of all patients with NSCLC initially present with advanced stages of cancer at time of diagnosis. These patients are generally treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a ... Read more >>

Transl Lung Cancer Res (Translational lung cancer research)
[2021, 10(7):3409-3419]

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Pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal carcinoma.

Paul Beckers, Lawek Berzenji, Suresh K Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Giada Bilotta, Nikol Shkarpa, Jeroen Hendriks, Paul E Van Schil,

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. It is estimated that 50% of all patients with CRC develop metastases, most commonly in the liver and the lung. Lung metastases are seen in approximately 10-15% of all patients with CRC. A large number of these ... Read more >>

J Thorac Dis (Journal of thoracic disease)
[2021, 13(4):2628-2635]

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ABCC8 variants in MODY12: Review of the literature and report of a case with severe complications.

Marijke Timmers, Eveline Dirinck, Patrick Lauwers, Wim Wuyts, Christophe De Block,

More than 1000 variants of the ATP-binding cassette transporter subfamily C member 8 (ABCC8) gene have been reported in neonatal diabetes mellitus. Up to now only 55 ABCC8 variants were associated with Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young 12 (MODY12). We present a c.3544C>T p.(Arg1182Trp) ABCC8 variant in a 35-year-old women ... Read more >>

Diabetes Metab Res Rev (Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews)
[2021, :e3459]

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Malnutrition according to the 2018 GLIM criteria is highly prevalent in people with a diabetic foot ulcer but does not affect outcome.

Patrick Lauwers, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Saskia Van Bouwel, An Verrijken, Kristof Van Dessel, Carolien Van Gils, Frida Peiffer, Krishan Yogeswaran, Christophe De Block, Eveline Dirinck,

<h4>Objective</h4>To estimate the prevalence of protein-energy malnutrition in people admitted for a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) and to assess the relationship between malnutrition and DFU severity and outcome.<h4>Methods</h4>This prospective, observational cohort study included individuals consecutively admitted for a DFU between July 2016 and September 2019. The Global Leadership Initiative on ... Read more >>

Clin Nutr ESPEN (Clinical nutrition ESPEN)
[2021, 43:335-341]

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Evaluation of Temporal Artery Duplex Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Temporal Arteritis.

Jan F Gielis, Renate Geelhoed, Suresh K Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Paul Van Schil, Jeroen M H Hendriks,

<h4>Background</h4>Temporal arteritis or giant cell arteritis is a form of systemic inflammatory vasculitis closely associated with polymyalgia rheumatica. It may have serious systemic, neurologic, and ophthalmic consequences as it may lead to impaired vision and blindness. Definitive diagnosis is made after histopathologic analysis of a superficial temporal artery (TA) biopsy, ... Read more >>

J Surg Res (The Journal of surgical research)
[2021, 261:320-325]

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Evaluation of mediastinoscopy in mediastinal lymph node staging for non-small-cell lung cancer.

Ian Diebels, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Jan P Van Meerbeeck, Patrick Lauwers, Annelies Janssens, Suresh K Yogeswaran, Paul E Y Van Schil,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The purpose of this study was to assess the quality of video-assisted cervical mediastinoscopy (VACM) in the staging of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) at the Antwerp University Hospital with a focus on test effectiveness indicators, morbidity and unforeseen pN2 results.<h4>Methods</h4>All consecutive VACM workups of cases of NSCLC performed between January ... Read more >>

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery)
[2021, 32(2):270-275]

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Stent-grafts are the best way to treat complex in-stent restenosis lesions in the superficial femoral artery: 24-month results from a multicenter randomized trial.

Marc Bosiers, Koen Deloose, Joren Callaert, Jürgen Verbist, Jeroen Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Herman Schroë, Wouter Lansink, Dierk Scheinert, Andrej Schmidt, Thomas Zeller, Ulrich Beschorner, Elias Noory, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Jeroen Wauters,

<h4>Background</h4>This clinical trial aims to evaluate the outcome (up to 24-months) of the treatment of in-stent restenotic or reoccluded lesions in the femoropopliteal arteries, by comparing the treatment of the GORE<sup>®</sup> VIABAHN<sup>®</sup> Endoprosthesis with PROPATEN Bioactive Surface (W. L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) with a standard PTA treatment. ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2020, 61(5):617-625]

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The clicking chest: what exactly did Hamman hear? A case report of a left-sided pneumothorax.

Nadeem Jimidar, Patrick Lauwers, Emmanuela Govaerts, Marc Claeys,

<h4>Background</h4>Hamman's sign is a rare phenomenon. Louis Hamman described this pathognomonic clicking chest noise in association with pneumomediastinum in 1937. This typical noise can also be present in left-sided pneumothorax. Clinical cases already mention this pericardial knock in 1918 in gunshot wounds of the left chest and in 1928 in ... Read more >>

Eur Heart J Case Rep (European heart journal. Case reports)
[2020, 4(6):1-5]

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Combining the Passeo-18 Lux Drug-Coated Balloon and the Pulsar-18 Bare Metal Stent: 12- and 24-Month Outcomes of the BIOLUX 4EVER Investigator-Initiated Trial.

Koen Deloose, Marc Bosiers, Patrick Peeters, Jürgen Verbist, Lieven Maene, Roel Beelen, Koen Keirse, Jeroen Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Jeroen Wauters, Merel Verschueren,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To report the outcomes after treating stenotic or occluded femoropopliteal lesions with a drug-coated balloon (DCB) followed by the implantation of a thin-strut self-expanding bare metal stent in the BIOLUX 4EVER trial (<i>ClinicalTrials.gov</i> identifier NCT02211664).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>The prospective, multicenter, physician-initiated BIOLUX 4-EVER trial was conducted at 5 centers in Belgium ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(6):936-945]

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Cholesterol granuloma mimicking an anterior mediastinal tumor - a case report.

Bart Hendrikx, Patrick Lauwers, Glenn Broeckx, Annemie Snoeckx, Paul Van Schil,

There are many different types of mediastinal masses, which makes it challenging to diagnose them. Furthermore, the clinical presentation can range from asymptomatic to life-threatening. We present the case of a 68-year-old male with an incidental finding of a tumor located in the anterior mediastinum. A computed tomography (CT) of ... Read more >>

Acta Chir Belg (Acta chirurgica Belgica)
[2020, :1-2]

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Use of Robotics in Surgical Treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.

Lawek Berzenji, Krishan Yogeswaran, Paul Van Schil, Patrick Lauwers, Jeroen M H Hendriks,

<h4>Opinion statement</h4>Robotic-assisted videothoracoscopic surgery (R-VATS) has become increasingly popular and widely used since its introduction and is nowadays considered a standard treatment approach in many centres for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. R-VATS was initially developed to overcome the drawbacks of VATS by offering surgeons more flexibility and ... Read more >>

Curr Treat Options Oncol (Current treatment options in oncology)
[2020, 21(10):80]

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Malnutrition and its relation with diabetic foot ulcer severity and outcome: a review.

Patrick Lauwers, Eveline Dirinck, Saskia Van Bouwel, An Verrijken, Kristof Van Dessel, Carolien Van Gils, Michaël Sels, Frida Peiffer, Paul Van Schil, Christophe De Block, Jeroen Hendriks,

Background Malnutrition has a detrimental effect on wound healing; hence, it might influence the outcome in people with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).The aim of this manuscript is to overview studies that describe the prevalence of malnutrition in DFU patients and assess the relation between malnutrition, DFU severity, and outcome.Methods ... Read more >>

Acta Clin Belg (Acta clinica Belgica)
[2020, :1-7]

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Quality Indicators in Vascular Surgery: Toward a National Consensus on 20 Quality Indicators in Belgium.

Donna Peerboom, Johan De Coster, Kris Vanhaecht, Caroline Weltens, Inge Fourneau, ,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of the present study is to develop relevant quality indicators (QI) to monitor and improve quality of care in vascular surgery.<h4>Methods</h4>The Delphi method was used to incorporate expert opinion to reach consensus on a set of QI. A national expert panel consisting of 52 vascular surgeons was installed ... Read more >>

Ann Vasc Surg (Annals of vascular surgery)
[2021, 71:237-248]

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Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy of the right middle lobe.

Jeroen M. H. Hendriks, Suresh Krishan Yogeswaran, Lawek Berzenji, Johannes Goedemé, Patrick Lauwers, Paul Van Schil,

Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery has increased in popularity during the past two decades because it offers 3-dimensional optics, increased instrument and wrist flexibility compared to classical video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and, for patients, improved quality of life and shorter hospital stays compared to open surgery.  In this video tutorial, we demonstrate a ... Read more >>

Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg (Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS)
[2020, 2020:]

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Endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic lesions in the superficial femoral artery and proximal popliteal artery using the sinus-SuperFlex-635 stent: twelve-month results from the HERO Registry.

Jeroen M Hendriks, Marc Dubois, Patrick Lauwers, Philippe de Vleeschauwer, Michiel Vanbetsbrugge, Roderik Deleersnijder, Karen Wustenberghs, Jorn Robijn, Bart Jacobs, Willem Willaert, Jos Vandekerkhof, Koen Keirse, Karen Gabriëls, Mieke Hoppenbrouwers, Dorien Haesen,

BACKGROUND:The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and performance of the sinus-SuperFlex-635 self-expandable nitinol stent (Optimed GmbH) for the treatment of steno-occlusive lesions in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and proximal popliteal artery (PPA). METHODS:The prospective, multicenter, observational HERO study recruited 117 eligible patients (83 men; mean ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2020, 61(1):84-92]

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154 compared to 54 mmol per liter of sodium in intravenous maintenance fluid therapy for adult patients undergoing major thoracic surgery (TOPMAST): a single-center randomized controlled double-blind trial.

Niels Van Regenmortel, Steven Hendrickx, Ella Roelant, Ingrid Baar, Karolien Dams, Karen Van Vlimmeren, Bart Embrecht, Anouk Wittock, Jeroen M Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Paul E Van Schil, Amaryllis H Van Craenenbroeck, Walter Verbrugghe, Manu L N G Malbrain, Tim Van den Wyngaert, Philippe G Jorens,

PURPOSE:To determine the effects of the sodium content of maintenance fluid therapy on cumulative fluid balance and electrolyte disorders. METHODS:We performed a randomized controlled trial of adults undergoing major thoracic surgery, randomly assigned (1:1) to receive maintenance fluids containing 154 mmol/L (Na154) or 54 mmol/L (Na54) of sodium from the start of ... Read more >>

Intensive Care Med (Intensive care medicine)
[2019, 45(10):1422-1432]

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Multicenter Phase II Clinical Trial of Isolated Lung Perfusion in Patients With Lung Metastases.

Paul A J Beckers, Michel I M Versteegh, Thomas J Van Brakel, Jerry Braun, Bart Van Putte, Alexander P W M Maat, Wim Vergauwen, Inez Rodrigus, Willem Den Hengst, Filip Lardon, Ernst De Bruijn, Gunther Guetens, Gert De Boeck, Jan F Gielis, Patrick Lauwers, Laurens Denissen, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Paul E Van Schil,

<h4>Background</h4>Up to 66% of patients show local pulmonary disease progression after pulmonary metastasectomy. Regional treatment with isolated lung perfusion (ILuP) may improve local control with minimal systemic adverse effects. The aims of this study were to evaluate local and distant control after ILuP, determine the effect on overall survival compared ... Read more >>

Ann Thorac Surg (The Annals of thoracic surgery)
[2019, 108(1):167-174]

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Extrapleural pneumonectomy: still indicated?

Andreas Domen, Lawek Berzenji, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Suresh Krishan Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Jan P Van Meerbeeck, Paul E Van Schil,

The optimal treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has not yet been established and is still under investigation. Surgery is one of the pillars in the multimodality approach with the purpose of removing as much as visible tumor as possible and to relieve symptoms. To date, two major surgical procedures ... Read more >>

Transl Lung Cancer Res (Translational lung cancer research)
[2018, 7(5):550-555]

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Decreasing rates of major lower-extremity amputation in people with diabetes but not in those without: a nationwide study in Belgium.

Heiner Claessen, Herve Avalosse, Joeri Guillaume, Maria Narres, Tatjana Kvitkina, Werner Arend, Stephan Morbach, Patrick Lauwers, Frank Nobels, Jacques Boly, Chris Van Hul, Kris Doggen, Isabelle Dumont, Patricia Felix, Kristien Van Acker, Andrea Icks,

AIMS/HYPOTHESIS:The reduction of major lower-extremity amputations (LEAs) is one of the main goals in diabetes care. Our aim was to estimate annual LEA rates in individuals with and without diabetes in Belgium, and corresponding time trends. METHODS:Data for 2009-2013 were provided by the Belgian national health insurance funds, covering more ... Read more >>

Diabetologia (Diabetologia)
[2018, 61(9):1966-1977]

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Myasthenia gravis appearing after thymectomy heralding recurrent thymoma.

Paul A J Beckers, Rudy Mercelis, Stijn Heyman, Lies Verheuen, Patrick Lauwers, Jeroen M Hendriks, Paul E Van Schil,

INTRODUCTION:Thirty to fifty percent of thymoma patients develop myasthenia gravis (MG). In 1.5-28% of cases, MG appears many years after removal of a thymoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS:We present a case report of a 72-year-old female who presented with MG four months after total thymectomy. RESULTS:A 72-year-old female patient presents with ... Read more >>

Acta Chir Belg (Acta chirurgica Belgica)
[2019, 119(3):195-197]

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Introducing TOPMAST, the first double-blind randomized clinical trial specifically dedicated to perioperative maintenance fluid therapy in adults.

Steven Hendrickx, Karen Van Vlimmeren, Ingrid Baar, Walter Verbrugghe, Karolien Dams, Sophie Van Cromphaut, Ella Roelant, Bart Embrecht, Anouk Wittock, Pieter Mertens, Jeroen M Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Paul E Van Schil, Amaryllis H Van Craenenbroeck, Tim Van den Wyngaert, Philippe Jorens, Niels Van Regenmortel,

BACKGROUND:Although prescribed to every patient undergoing surgery, maintenance fluid therapy is a poorly researched part of perioperative fluid therapy. The tonicity of the chosen solutions, could be an important cause of morbidity, with hyponatremia being a potential side effect of hypotonic solutions, where isotonic solution could lead to fluid overload. ... Read more >>

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther (Anaesthesiology intensive therapy)
[2017, 49(5):366-372]

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Surgical Management of Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Paul E Van Schil, Lawek Berzenji, Suresh K Yogeswaran, Jeroen M Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers,

According to the eighth edition of the tumor-node-metastasis classification, stage III non-small cell lung cancer is subdivided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. They represent a heterogeneous group of bronchogenic carcinomas with locoregional involvement by extension of the primary tumor and/or ipsilateral or contralateral lymph node involvement. Surgical indications have ... Read more >>

Front Oncol (Frontiers in oncology)
[2017, 7:249]

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Primary Lung Cancer Mimicking Benign Entities.

Annemie Snoeckx, Amélie Dendooven, Laurens Carp, Damien Desbuquoit, Maarten J Spinhoven, Patrick Lauwers, Paul E Van Schil, Jan P van Meerbeeck, Paul M Parizel,

Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. On imaging, it typically presents as mass or nodule. Recognition of these typical cases is often straightforward, whereas diagnosis of uncommon manifestations of primary lung cancer is far more challenging. Lung cancer can mimic a variety of benign entities, including pneumonia, lung ... Read more >>

Lung Cancer (Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands))
[2017, 112:109-117]

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