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

Determinants of 1-year changes in disease-specific health status in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A 1-year observational study

Wilke S, Spruit MA, Wouters EF, Schols JM, Franssen FM, Janssen DJ

Clinical highlights from the 2013 ERS Congress in Barcelona

Spruit MA, Marvisi M, Coolen J, Poletti V, Gasparini S, Ställberg B, Herth FJ

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

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

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

Franssen FM, Rochester CL.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Spruit MA

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

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

Characteristics of daily arm activities in patients with COPD

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

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