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[Therapeutic drug monitoring of antimicrobials].
We provide an overview of the situation of available antimicrobials in the Netherlands for which TDM is or could be indicated....
[Artificial insemination with donor sperm in the Netherlands: future-proof?].
In recent years much has changed in care for artificial insemination with donor sperm (AID). Since new laws and regulations were implemented, a large number of sperm banks have closed and the total number of sperm donors and their availability have decreased. Long waiting times and the use of sperm...
[Neuroscience in the courtroom? We first need a protocol].
We address one often overlooked issue, namely the biasability of neuroscientific evidence. We argue that neuroscientific evidence is sensitive to pathology bias, allegiance effects, and malingering (by claimants and defendants). In our view, neuroscientific evidence requires a protocol protecting ex...
[Inguinal hernia in children: examine thoroughly, treat rapidly].
An inguinal hernia is a protrusion of the intra-abdominal contents (in most cases the small bowel) via the inguinal canal towards the labium or the scrotum and is possible due to the fact that the processus vaginalis has not obliterated. It occurs in 1-2% of children. If surgical repair is not perfo...
[Survey among gynaecologists and surgeons on rectocele].
We sent an online survey with 16 multiple-choice questions to gynaecologists and surgeons from two national working groups. There is no discernible consensus on nomenclature, diagnostics and treatment. Gynaecologists and surgeons each choose their own approach. It is in the patient's interest to dra...
[Women with chronic constipation: clinical examination is more important than anorectal function testing].
- Chronic constipation is a common disorder, particularly in women and the elderly.- Physical examination of patients with constipation should include rectal examination and in women also vaginal examination.- The patient is asked to relax, contract and bear down on the pelvic floor during inspection...
[No end to selective publication yet].
Selective publication of complete studies or outcomes within studies hampers unbiased medical decision making. If the available body of evidence does not offer a fair representation of all existing evidence, the true effect of an intervention cannot be judged, possible harmful effect...
[Fertility after high-dose sex steroid treatment to reduce final height].
We compared 239 tall women and 60 tall men treated with high-dose sex steroids during puberty with respectively 174 untreated tall women and 56 untreated tall men. Reproductive history was assessed by interview in addition to ultrasound imaging of the testes or ovaries, endocrine parameters and seme...
[Effect of treatment with growth hormone on mortality in adults with severe growth hormone deficiency].
WE CONCLUDE THAT THE SEX AND THE HETEROGENEOUS NATURE OF THE GROUP OF PATIENTS WITH GROWTH HORMONE DEFICIENCY ARE IMPORTANT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF GROWTH HORMONE ON MORTALITY. : Conflict of interest: A.A.M. Franken received reimbursement for his activities for the Medicines Evaluation B...
[Determinants for reintegration and sick leave duration in employees with symptoms of a psychological nature].
To examine the associations between sociodemographic, medical, work-related and organisational factors and the moment of first return to work by employees as well as the total duration of sick leave resulting from common mental disorders. Cross-sectional study....