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.

Association between patient-reported outcomes and exercise test outcomes in patients with COPD before and after pulmonary rehabilitation

Meys R, Stoffels AAF, Houben-Wilke S, Janssen DJA, Burtin C, van Hees HWH, Franssen FME, van den Borst B, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA; BASES-consortium

Caring for patients with COPD and COVID-19: a viewpoint to spark discussion

Simons SO, Hurst JR, Miravitlles M, Franssen FME, Janssen DJA, Papi A, Duiverman ML, Kerstjens HAM

Persistent symptoms 3 months after a SARS-CoV2 infection: the post-COVID-19 syndrome?

Goërtz YMJ, van Herck M, Delbressine JM, Vaes AW, Meys R, Machado FVC, Houben-Wilke S, Burtin C, Posthuma R, Franssen FME, van Loon N, Hajian B, Spies Y, Vijlbrief H, van ’t Hul AJ, Janssen DJA, Spruit MA

Nurses' needs when collaborating with other healthcare professionals in palliative dementia care

Khemai C, Janssen DJA, Schols JMGA, Naus L, Kemper S, Jole I, Bolt SR, Meijers JMM

Effect of Sustained-Release Morphine for Refractory Breathlessness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Health Status: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Verberkt CA, van den Beuken-van Everdingen MHJ, Schols JMGA, Hameleers N, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

COVID-19: Interim Guidance on Rehabilitation in the Hospital and Post-Hospital Phase from a European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society-coordinated International Task Force

Spruit MA, Holland AE, Singh SJ, Tonia T, Wilson KC, Troosters T

Local Oral Pilocarpine Drops for Relieving Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) in elderly: A Pilot Study

Theunissen M, Rideaux-Seferina S, Magdelijns FJ, Janssen DJA, van den Beuken-van Everdingen MHJ

Predictors for long-term mortality in COPD patients requiring non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for the treatment of acute respiratory failure

Sprooten RTM, Rohde GGU, Janssen MTHF, Cobben NAM, Wouters EFM, Franssen FME

Low physical functioning and impaired performance of activities of daily life in COVID-19 patients who survived the hospitalisation

Belli S, Balbi B, Prince I, Cattaneo D, Masocco F, Zaccaria S, Bertalli L, Cattini F, Lomazzo A, Dal Negro F, Giardini M, Franssen FME, Janssen DJA, Spruit MA

Skin auto-fluorescence as a measure of advanced glycation end-products is associated with microvascular health in patients with COPD

Vaes AW, Spruit MA, Reynaert NL, Franssen FME, Wouters EFM, Theunis J, De Boever P