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.

Obesity, airflow limitation, and respiratory symptoms: does it take three to tango?

Franssen FM.

The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Maastricht, the Netherlands

Vanfleteren LE, Franssen FM, Wesseling G, Wouters EF.

Predicting changes in preferences for life-sustaining treatment among patients with advanced chronic organ failure

Janssen DJA, Spruit MA, Schols JMGA, Cox B, Nawrot TS, Curtis JR, Wouters EFM

Symptom distress in advanced chronic organ failure: disagreement among patients and family caregivers

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

Palliatieve zorg voor patiënten met chronisch orgaanfalen

Janssen, D.J.A., Spruit, M.A., Schols, J.G.M.A., en Wouters, E.F.M.

Short term and long term effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on physical activity in patients with COPD

Egan, C., Deering, B.M., Blake, C., Fullen, B.M., McCormack, N.M., Spruit, M.A., and Costello, R.W.

Inaccuracy of estimating peak work rate from six-minute walk distance in patients with COPD

Sillen, M.J.H., Vercoulen, J.C., Van ‘t Hul, A., Klijn, P.H.C., Wouters, E.F.M., Van Ranst, D., Peter, J.B., Van Keimpema, A.R.J., Franssen, F.M.E., Otten, H.J.A.M., Molema, J., Jansen, J.J., and Spruit, M.A.

Validation of the Oxycon Mobile in healthy subjects

Akkermans, M.A., Sillen, M.J., Wouters, E.F.M., and Spruit, M.A.

Physical activity versus exercise in cancer survivors: it is a matter of definition!

Spruit, M.A., and Wouters, E.F.M.

Physical inactivity and risk of hospitalization for COPD

Seidel, D., Cheung, A., Suh, E.-I., Raste, Y., Atakhorrami, M., and Spruit, M.A.