Scientific publications

Ciro scientists maintain ongoing research to provide the best treatments for our patients. You can find an overview of publications in scientific journals and professional magazines below.

Gender differences in the adipose secretome system in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A pivotal role of leptin

Breyer MK, Rutten EP, Vernooy JH, Spruit MA, Dentener MA, van der Kallen C, Vangreevenbroek MM, Wouters EF

The prevalence of quadriceps weakness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the relationship with disease severity

Seymour, J.M., Spruit, M.A., Hopkinson, N.S., Sathyapala, A., Man, W.D.-C., Jackson, A., Gosker, H.R., Schols, A.M.W.J., Moxham J., Polkey, M.I., and Wouters, E.F.M.

End-of-life care in a COPD patient awaiting lung transplantation: a case report

 Janssen, D.J.A, Spruit, M.A., Does, J.D, Schols, J.M.G.A., and Wouters, E.F.M.

Nordic walking improves daily physical activities in COPD: A randomised controlled trial

 Breyer, M.-K., Breyer-Kohansal, R., Funk, G.C., Dornhofer, N., Spruit, M.A., Wouters, E.F.M., Burghuber, O.C., and Hartl, S

Process of pulmonary rehabilitation and program organization

Wouters EFM, Augustin, IML

ONLINE SUPPLEMENT Age-graded reductions in quadriceps muscle strength and peak aerobic capacity in COPD

Martijn A. Spruit, Frits M.E. Franssen, Erica P.A. Rutten, Scott S. Wagers, and Emiel F.M. Wouters

Osteoporosis in COPD outpatients based on bone mineral density and vertebral fractures

Graat-Verboom L, van den Borne BE, Smeenk FW, Spruit MA, Wouters EF

Oxygen Uptake, Ventilation, and Symptoms During Low-Frequency Versus High-Frequency NMES in COPD: A Pilot Study

Franssen FM, Meijer K, Stakenborg KH, Spruit MA

Task-related oxygen uptake during domestic activities of daily life in patients with COPD and healthy elderly subjects

Vaes AW, Wouters EF, Franssen FM, Uszko-Lencer NH, Stakenborg KH, Westra M, Meijer K, Schols AM, Janssen PP, Spruit MA

Task-related oxygen uptake and symptoms during activities of daily life in CHF patients and healthy subjects

Spruit MA, Wouters EF, Eterman RM, Meijer K, Wagers SS, Stakenborg KH, Uszko-Lencer NH