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.

Problematic Activities of Daily Life are Weakly Associated With Clinical Characteristics in COPD

• Annegarn J, Meijer K, Passos VL, Stute K, Wiechert J, Savelberg HH, Schols AM, Wouters EF, Spruit MA

Risk factors for osteoporosis in Caucasian patients with moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A case control study

Graat-Verboom, L., Smeenk, F.W.J.M., Van den Borne, B.E.E.M., Spruit, M.A., Donkers-van Rossum, A.B., Aarts, R.P.M., 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.

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

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

Validation of the Oxycon Mobile in healthy subjects

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