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.

Exercise training in pulmonary rehabilitation

Andrianopoulos V, Klijn P, Franssen FM, Spruit MA

Efficacy of lower-limb muscle training modalities in severely dyspnoeic individuals with COPD and quadriceps muscle weakness: results from the DICES trial

Sillen MJ, Franssen FM, Delbressine JM, Vaes AW, Wouters EF, Spruit MA

Cognitive functioning in obstructive lung disease: results from the United Kingdom biobank.

Cleutjens FA, Spruit MA, Ponds RW, Dijkstra JB, Franssen FM, Wouters EF, Janssen DJ

Physical activity measured with implanted devices predicts patient outcome in chronic heart failure

Conraads VM, Spruit MA, Braunschweig F, Cowie MR, Tavazzi L, Borggrefe M, Hill MR, Jacobs S, Gerritse B, van Veldhuisen DJ

Characteristics of daily arm activities in patients with COPD

Meijer K, Annegarn J, Lima Passos V, Savelberg HH, Schols AM, Wouters EF, Spruit MA

Association of plasma sRAGE, but not esRAGE with lung function impairment in COPD

Gopal P, Reynaert NL, Scheijen JL, Schalkwijk CG, Franssen FM, Wouters EF, Rutten EP

The COgnitive-Pulmonary Disease (COgnitive-PD) study: protocol of a longitudinal observational comparative study on neuropsychological functioning of patients with COPD

Cleutjens FA, Wouters EF, Dijkstra JB, Spruit MA, Franssen FM, Vanfleteren LE, Ponds RW, Janssen DJ

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Spruit MA

Comorbidities in patients with COPD and pulmonary rehabilitation: do they matter?

Franssen FM, Rochester CL.

Efficacy of advance care planning: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Houben CH, Spruit MA, Groenen MT, Wouters EF, Janssen DJ