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.

The respiratory physiome: Clustering based on a comprehensive lung function assessment in patients with COPD

Augustin IML, Spruit MA, Houben-Wilke S, Franssen FME, Vanfleteren LEGW, Gaffron S, Janssen DJA, Wouters EFM

Looking into the eye of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an opportunity for better microvascular profiling of these complex patients

Vaes AW, Spruit MA, Theunis J, Goswami N, Vanfleteren LE, Franssen FME, Wouters EFM, De Boever P

Peripheral endothelial function is positively associated with maximal aerobic capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Vaes AW, Spruit MA, Theunis J, Wouters EFM, De Boever P

Exercise Prescription in Patients with Different Combinations of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A Consensus Statement from the EXPERT Working Group

Hansen D, Niebauer J, Cornelissen V, Barna O, Neunhäuserer D, Stettler C, Tonoli C, Greco E, Fagard R, Coninx K, Vanhees L, Piepoli MF, Pedretti R, Ruiz GR, Corrà U, Schmid JP, Davos CH, Edelmann F, Abreu A, Rauch B, Ambrosetti M, Braga SS, Beckers P, Bussotti M, Faggiano P, Garcia-Porrero E, Kouidi E, Lamotte M, Reibis R, Spruit MA, Takken T, Vigorito C, Völler H, Doherty P, Dendale P

The physical, mental, and social impact of COPD in a population-based sample: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam

Franssen FME, Smid DE, Deeg DJH, Huisman M, Poppelaars J, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA

Adverse respiratory effects of opioids for chronic breathlessness: to what extent can we learn lessons from chronic pain?

Verberkt CA, van den Beuken-van Everdingen MHJ, Schols JMGA, Datla S, Dirksen CD, Johnson MJ, van Kuijk SMJ, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

COPD stands for complex obstructive pulmonary disease

Houben-Wilke S, Augustin IM, Vercoulen JH, van Ranst D, Bij de Vaate E, Wempe JB, Spruit MA, Wouters EFM, Franssen FME

Cognitive impairment and clinical characteristics in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Cleutjens FAHM, Spruit MA, Ponds RWHM, Vanfleteren LEGW, Franssen FME, Gijsen C, Dijkstra JB, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

Use of high-dose intermittent systemic glucocorticoids and the risk of fracture in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Oshagbemi OA, Burden AM, Shudofsky KN, Driessen JHM, Vestergaard P, Krings A, Franssen FME, van den Bergh J, de Vries F

Changes in lower limb muscle function and muscle mass following exercise-based interventions in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A review of the English-language literature

De Brandt J, Spruit MA, Hansen D, Franssen FM, Derave W, Sillen MJ, Burtin C

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