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Mirahmadi, F. (author), Koolstra, J.H. (author), Fazaeli, S. (author), Lobbezoo, F. (author), van Lenthe, G.H. (author), Snabel, J. (author), Stoop, R. (author), Everts, V. (author)
Nutrition of articular cartilage relies mainly on diffusion and convection of solutes through the interstitial fluid due to the lack of blood vessels. The diffusion is controlled by two factors: steric hindrance and electrostatic interactions between the solutes and the matrix components. Aging comes with changes in the cartilage structure and...
article 2019
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Damodaran, M. (author), Amelink, A. (author), Feroldi, F. (author), Lochocki, B. (author), Davidoiu, V. (author), de Boer, J.F. (author)
Scanning laser ophthalmoscopes (SLOs) have the potential to perform high speed, high contrast, functional imaging of the human retina for diagnosis and follow-up of retinal diseases. Commercial SLOs typically use a monochromatic laser source or a superluminescent diode for imaging. Multispectral SLOs using an array of laser sources for spectral...
article 2019
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Damodaran, M. (author), Amelink, A. (author), de Boer, J.F. (author)
Retinal blood vessel oxygenation is considered to be an important marker for numerous eye diseases. Oxygenation is typically assessed by imaging the retinal vessels at different wavelengths using multispectral imaging techniques, where the choice of wavelengths will affect the achievable measurement accuracy. Here, we present a detailed analysis...
article 2018
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Higuera, G.A. (author), Fernandes, H. (author), Spitters, T.W.G.M. (author), van de Peppel, J. (author), Aufferman, N. (author), Truckenmueller, R. (author), Stoop, R. (author), van Leeuwen, J.P. (author), de Boer, J. (author), Subramaniam, V. (author), Karperien, M. (author), van Blitterswijk, C. (author), van Boxtel, A. (author), Moroni, L. (author)
Cells and tissues are intrinsically adapted to molecular gradients and use them to maintain or change their activity. The effect of such gradients is particularly important for cell populations that have an intrinsic capacity to differentiate into multiple cell lineages, such as bone marrow derived mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). Our results...
article 2015
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de Ruiter, M.C. (author), Alkemade, F.E. (author), de Gittenberger - Groot, A.C. (author), Poelmann, R.E. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In this review, we briefly summarize the possible signals crossing the placental barrier and discuss the molecular mechanisms of epigenetic programming in the developing fetus leading to increased athero-susceptibility of the vessel wall. © 2008 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
article 2008
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Kupreishvili, K. (author), ter Weeme, M. (author), Morré, S.A. (author), van den Brule, A.J.C. (author), Huybregts, M.A.J.M. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), ten Velden, J. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), Stooker, W. (author), Eijsman, L. (author), Niessen, H.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Several studies have suggested an association between Chlamydophila pneumoniae (Cp) infection and atherosclerosis. A recent study detected Cp DNA in the saphenous vein of 12% of all patients before bypass grafting and in 38% of failed grafts. We used a system in which human veins were perfused with autologous blood under arterial...
article 2008
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), Bouma, H. (author)
doctoral thesis 2008
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van Weel, V. (author), Seghers, L. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), Kuiper, E.J. (author), Schlingemann, R.O. (author), Bajema, I.M. (author), Lindeman, J.H.N. (author), van Delis-Diemen, P.M. (author), van Hinsbergh, V.W.M. (author), van Bockel, J.H. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE - Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-induced stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) has been implicated in angiogenesis in ischemic tissues by recruitment of CXCR4-positive bone marrow-derived circulating cells with paracrine functions in preclinical models. Here, evidence for this is provided in patients with peripheral artery...
article 2007
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Pires, N.M.M. (author), Eefting, D. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Drug-eluting stents (DES) have been introduced successfully in clinical practice to prevent post angioplasty restenosis. Nevertheless, concerns about the safety of DES still exist. Objective: To investigate the vascular pathology and transcriptional responses to sirolimus and paclitaxel in a murine model for restenosis on underlying...
article 2007
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), Bouma, H. (author), Bescos, J.O. (author), Vilanova, A. (author), Gerritsen, F.A. (author)
The full-width at half-max (FWHM) criterion is often used for both manual and automatic quantification of the vessel diameter in medical images. The FWHM criterion is easy to understand and it can be implemented with low computational cost. However, it is well known that the FWHM criterion can give an over- and underestimation of the vessel...
conference paper 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Pires, N.M.M. (author), Pols, T.W.H. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), Tiel, C.M.van (author), Bonta, P.I. (author), Vos, M. (author), Arkenbout, E.K. (author), Pannekoek, H. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), de Vries, C.J.M. (author)
BACKGROUND - Restenosis is a common complication after percutaneous coronary interventions and is characterized by excessive proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs). We have shown that the nuclear receptor Nur77 protects against SMC-rich lesion formation, and it has been demonstrated that 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) enhances Nur77...
article 2007
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Visser, B. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A review of the literature on the pathophysiology of upper extremity muscle disorders (UEMDs) was performed. An overview is given of clinical findings and hypotheses on the pathogenesis of UEMDs. The literature indicates that disorders of muscle cells and limitations of the local circulation underlie UEMDs. However, these disorders identified do...
article 2006
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Zadelaar, A.S.M. (author), Boesten, L.S.M. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Kooistra, T. (author), Emeis, J.J. (author), Lundholm, E. (author), Camejo, G. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
OBJECTIVE - We investigated whether the dual PPARα/γ agonist tesaglitazar has anti-atherogenic effects in ApoE*3Leiden mice with reduced insulin sensitivity. METHODS AND RESULTS - ApoE*3Leiden transgenic mice were fed a high-fat (HF) insulin-resistance-inducing diet. One group received a high-cholesterol (HC) supplement (1% wt/wt; HC group). A...
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Wieringa, F.P. (author), Mastik, F. (author), ten Cate, F.J. (author), Neumann, H.A.M. (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
We describe a contactless optical technique selectively enhancing superficial blood vessels below variously pigmented intact human skin by combining images in different spectral bands. Two CMOS-cameras, with apochromatic lenses and dual-band LED-arrays, simultaneously streamed Left (L) and Right (R) image data to a dual-processor PC. Both...
article 2006
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Pfeiffer, B.J. (author), Franklin, C.L. (author), Hsieh, F.H. (author), Bank, R.A. (author), Phillips, C.L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Collagen and elastin are the primary determinants of vascular integrity, with elastin hypothesized to be the major contributor to aortic compliance and type I collagen the major contributor to aortic strength and stiffness. Type I collagen is normally heterotrimeric composed of two α1(I) and one α2(I) collagen chains, α1(I)2α2(I). Recent...
article 2005
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Pires, N.M.M. (author), van der Hoeven, B.L. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J. (author), Hennink, W.E. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The introduction of drug-eluting stents (DES) to prevent in-stent restenosis is one of the major advances in interventional cardiology. Currently many types of DES are under evaluation for effectiveness and safety, a time-consuming and difficult procedure in humans. An animal model that allows rapid evaluation of the present and upcoming...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Sluijter, J.P.G. (author), Verloop, R.E. (author), Pulskens, W.P.C. (author), Velema, E. (author), Grimbergen, J.M. (author), Quax, P.H. (author), Goumans, M.J. (author), Pasterkamp, G. (author), Kleijn, D.P.V.de (author)
Background: Furin-like proprotein convertases (PCs) are proteolytic activators of proproteins, like membrane type 1-matrix metalloproteinase (MT1-MMP) and transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta), that are described in the arterial response to injury. However, the involvement of furin-like PCs in the arterial response to injury has not been...
article 2005
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Meijboom, L.J. (author), Westerhof, B.E. (author), Nollen, G.J. (author), Spaan, J.A.E. (author), de Mol, B.A.J.M. (author), Jacobs, M.J.H.M. (author), Mulder, B.J.M. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
Objective: β-blocking therapy is the standard therapy in non-operated Marfan patients, however its efficacy after entire aortic replacement is unknown. The aim of this study was to describe the influence of (nearly) entire aortic replacement and β-blocking therapy on blood pressure and wave reflections in Marfan patients. Methods: Four Marfan...
article 2004
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van der Bas, J.M.A. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), van den Berg, A.C. (author), Visser, M.J.T. (author), van der Linden, E. (author), van Bockel, J.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: Endovascular aneurysm repair is an alternative treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm. The procedure is less invasive, and morbidity and most probably mortality are reduced. However, some problems, such as endoleakage, are yet to be resolved. Endoleakage can occur after graft migration, as a result of insufficient fixation of the...
article 2004
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Hollestelle, S.C.G. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), van Keulen, J.K. (author), Schoneveld, A.H. (author), Vink, A. (author), Strijder, C.F. (author), van Middelaar, B.J. (author), Pasterkamp, G. (author), Q́uax, P.H.A. (author), de Kleijn, D.P.V. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background-Toll-like receptor 4 (Tlr4) is the receptor for exogenous lipopolysaccharides (LPS). Expression of endogenous Tlr4 ligands, heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60) and extra domain A of fibronectin, has been observed in arthritic and oncological specimens in which matrix turnover is an important feature. In atherosclerosis, outward remodeling...
article 2004
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