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.

Within-day test-retest reliability of the Timed Up & Go test in patients with advanced chronic organ failure.

Mesquita R, Janssen DJ, Wouters EF, Schols JM, Pitta F, Spruit MA.

Educational programmes in COPD management interventions: A systematic review.

Stoilkova, A., Janssen, D.J.A., and Wouters, E.F.M.

The ABC of GOLD A-B-C-D.

Franssen FM, Han MK.

An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: key concepts and advances in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Spruit MA, Singh SJ, Garvey C, ZuWallack R, Nici L, Rochester C, Hill K, Holland AE, Lareau SC, Man WD, Pitta F, Sewell L, Raskin J, Bourbeau J, Crouch R, Franssen FM, Casaburi R, Vercoulen JH, Vogiatzis I, Gosselink R, Clini EM, Effing TW, Maltais F, van der Palen J, Troosters T, Janssen DJ, Collins E, Garcia-Aymerich J, Brooks D, Fahy BF, Puhan MA, Hoogendoorn M, Garrod R, Schols AM, Carlin B, Benzo R, Meek P, Morgan M, Rutten-van Mölken MP, Ries AL, Make B, Goldstein RS, Dowson CA, Brozek JL, Donner CF

Vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, lung function and structure in COPD.

Berg I, Hanson C, Sayles H, Romberger D, Nelson A, Meza J, Miller B, Wouters EF, Macnee W, Rutten EP, Romme EA, Vestbo J, Edwards L, Rennard S.

Towards health benefits in chronic respiratory diseases: pulmonary rehabilitation.

Spruit MA, Clini EM.

Osteoporosis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Romme EA, Smeenk FW, Rutten EP, Wouters EF.

New normative values for handgrip strength: results from the UK Biobank.

Spruit MA, Sillen MJ, Groenen MT, Wouters EF, Franssen FM.

CT-measured bone attenuation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: relation to clinical features and outcomes.

Romme EA, Murchison JT, Edwards LD, van Beek E Jr, Murchison DM, Rutten EP, Smeenk FW, Williams MC, Wouters EF, MacNee W

Reply: minimal or maximal clinically important difference: using death to define MCID.

Polkey MI, Spruit MA, Wouters E, Edwards LD, Tal-Singer R, Celli B