Theses 2012

Eckstein J
Supervisors: Prof. M. Allessie, Prof. U. Schotten
Title: The Three-dimensional Substrate of Atrial Fibrillation in the Goat
18 January 2012
Costanzo S
Supervisors: Em. Prof. H.C. Hemker, Prof. G. de Gaetano, Campobasso, Italy, Prof. H. ten Cate
Title: Alcohol Consumption in Relation to Cardiovascular Risk and Mortality
26 January 2012
Dirkx E
Supervisor: Prof. J.F.C. Glatz | Co-supervisors: Dr J.F.P. Luiken, Dr G.J.J.M. van Eijs
Title: Protein kinase D: At the crossroad of cardiac function and metabolism
3 February 2012
Mingels A
Supervisor: Prof. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser | Co-supervisor: Dr W.K.W.H. Wodzig
Title: High-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays; Laboratory and clinical aspects
3 February 2012
Jacobs L
Supervisor: Prof. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser | Co-supervisor: Dr W.K.W.H. Wodzig
Title: The release of cardiac troponin: when, where and how
3 February 2012
Goossens P
Supervisor: Prof. J.F.C. Glatz | Co-supervisor: Dr M.P.J. De Winther
Title: A fatal attraction: Macrophage recruitment to the atherosclerotic plaque
15 February 2012
Borissoff J - CUM LAUDE
Supervisor: Prof. H. ten Cate | Co-supervisor: Dr H.M.H. Spronk
Title: The coagulation-inflammation Axis in Atherosclerosis
29 February 2012
Huberts W
Supervisors: Prof. F.N. van den Vosse, Prof. T. Delhaas | Co-supervisors: Dr E.M.H. Bosboom, Dr J.H.M. Tordoir
Title: Personalized computational modeling of vascular access creation
1 March 2012
Rouhl R
Supervisors: Prof. J. Lodder, Prof. J.W. Cohen Tervaert, Prof. R.J. van Oostenbrugge
Title: Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Markers of Vascular Inflammation
2 March 2012
Knottnerus I
Supervisors: Prof. R.J. van Oostenbrugge, Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. J. Lodder
Title: Vascular endothelial function and genetic epidemiology in lacunar stroke subtypes
2 March 2012
Manusama R
Supervisor: Prof. H. Crijns | Co-supervisor: Dr C.C.M.M. Timmermans
Title: The value of catheter-based cryoablation for the management of cardiac arrhythmias
16 March 2012
Bouman H
Supervisor: Prof. H. ten Cate | Co-supervisors: Dr C.M. Hackeng, Dr J.W. van Werkum
Title: Towards personalized antiplatelet therapy
22 March 2012
Pisters R
Supervisor: Prof. H.J.G.M. Crijns
Title: The antithrombotic management of atrial fibrillation
23 March 2012
Cnossen T
Supervisor: Prof. K.M.L. Leunissen | Co-supervisors: Dr J.P. Kooman, Dr C.J.A.M. Konings
Title: New Developments in Peritoneal Dialysis
29 March 2012
Daissormont I
Supervisor: Prof. E.A. Biessen
Title: Peri- and extravascular inflammation: impact on Atherosclerosis
13 April 2012
Bolderman R
Supervisor: Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisor: Dr J.J.R. Hermans
Title: Epicardial amiodarone therapy for atrial fibrillation
20 April 2012
Heijman J
Supervisors: Prof. H.J.G.M. Crijns, Prof. R.L.M. Peeters | Co-supervisors: Dr P.G.A. Volders, Dr R.L. Westra
Title: Computational analysis of β-adrenergic stimulation and its effects on cardiac ventricular electrophysiology
27 April 2012
Croes S
Supervisors: Prof. C.A. Bruggeman, Prof. C. Neef | Co-supervisor: Dr E.E. Stobberingh
Title: Staphylococcus aureus biofilm
27 April 2012
van Almen G
Supervisor: Prof. S. Heymans | Co-supervisor: Dr B.L.M. Schroen
Title: Pleiotropic effects of non-structural matrix proteins in the stressed heart. ECM remodeling in cardiotoxicity, aging and cardiac allograft rejection
16 May 2012
Voets A
Supervisor: Prof. H.J.M. Smeets | Co-supervisor: Dr I.F.M. de Coo
Title: New pathophysiological concepts and potential therapeutic targets for oxidative phosphorylation disorders
24 May 2012
Pijpers E
Supervisors: Prof. A.C. Nieuwenhuijzen Kruseman, Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer | Co-supervisor: Dr I. Ferreira
Title: Morbidity and mortality risk of aging diabetic and psychogeriatric patients
25 May 2012
Bode A
Supervisor: Prof. P.J.E.H.M. Kitslaar | Co-supervisors: Dr J.H.M. Tordoir, Dr T. Leiner
Title: Tailoring Hemodialysis Vascular Access. Preoperative imaging techniques and computational modeling
1 June 2012
Reitsma S
Supervisors: Prof. D.W. Slaaf, Prof. M.A. van Zandvoort, Prof. M.G.A. Oude Egbrink
Title: The endothelial glycocalyx in early atherogenesis. Role in platelet adhesion?
7 June 2012
Nin J
Supervisors: Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer, Prof. C.G. Schalkwijk | Co-promotor: Dr I. Ferreira
Title: Advanced glycation and type 1 diabetes
7 June 2012
van Onzenoort H
Supervisors: Prof. P.W. de Leeuw, Prof. C. Neef | Co-supervisors: Dr P.H.M. van der Kuy, Dr W.J. Verberk
Title: Treatment adherence in hypertension. Methodological aspects and new strategies
27 June 2012
Ruiter M
Supervisors: Prof. N.C. Schaper, Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer | Co-supervisors: Dr M.S.P. Huijberts, Dr J.M.C.G. van Golde
Title: Reactivity, recruitment and remodeling of collateral arteries in diabetes
6 September 2012
Rooijens P
Supervisor: Prof. P.J.E.H.M. Kitslaar | Co-supervisors: Dr J.H.M. Tordoir, Dr T.I. Yo, Rotterdam
Title: Primary vascular access for hemodialysis treatment
13 September 2012
Corsten M
Supervisor: Prof. S. Heymans | Co-supervisor: Dr B. Schroen
Title: MicroRNAs in the heart: micromanagers and sentinels of cardiac disease
14 September 2012
Weijs B
Supervisor: Prof. H.J.G.M. Crijns | Co-supervisor: Dr R. Pisters
Title: Clinical implications of idiopathic atrial fibrillation
21 September 2012
Vermeulen Windsant I
Supervisors: Prof. W.A. Bhoursman, Prof. M.J.H.M. Jacobs
Title: Connecting hemosysis and visceral injury during cardiovascular surgery; studies on the causes, effects, and treatment of hemolysis-induced organ injury
28 September 2012
Pulinx B
Supervisors: Prof. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser, Prof. G.W.H. Schurink | Co-supervisor: Dr W. Wodzig
Title: Protein biomarkers in chronic disease. Proteomics-driven discovery
3 October 2012
Engel D
Supervisors: Prof. E. Lutgens, Prof. E.A.L. Biessen
Title: Caveolin-1 and CD40L-CD40-TRAF interactions in vascular and metabolic disease
12 October 2012
Engelen L
Supervisors: Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer, Prof. C.G. Schalkwijk | Co-supervisor: Dr I. Ferreira
Title: The glycation pathway in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
12 October 2012
Grottke O
Supervisors: Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. R. Rossaint, Aachen,  Dr H.M.H. Spronk
Title: Effects of Haemostatic Agents on Trauma Induced Bleeding
1 November 2012
Supervisor: Prof. J.W.M. Heemskerk | Co-supervisor: Dr J.M.E.M. Cosemans
Title: All roads to thrombus formation; demystifying platelet signaling pathways
12 November 2012
van Geldorp I
Supervisors: Prof. T. Delhaas, Prof. F.W. Prinzen, Prof. J. Janousek, Prague
Title: Improving ventricular pacing in adults and children; to treat or to avoid dyssynchrony-induced cardiac failure
16  November 2012
Salic K
Supervisor: Prof. L. de Windt | Co-supervisor: Dr P.A. da Costa Martins
Title: MicroRNAs: small directors with crucial powers in heart failure
21 November 2012
Hellenthal F
Supervisor: Prof. G.W.H. Schurink | Co-supervisors: Dr W.K.W.H. Wodzig, Dr S. Heeneman
Title: Prediction of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm progression
28 November 2012
Panova-Noeva M
Supervisor: Prof. H. ten Cate | Co-supervisors: Dr A. Falanga, Dr M. Marchetti
Title: Platelet-associated hypercoagulability in patients with Essential Thrombocythemia and Polycythemia Vera
29 November 2012
Gaajetaan G
Supervisor: Prof. C.A. Bruggeman | Co-supervisor: Dr F.R.M. Stassen
Title: Limiting viral infections with immunomodulating agents
29 November 2012
La Meir M
Supervisor: Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisors: Prof. F. Wellens, UZ Brussel, Dr S. Gelsomino, Florence
Title: Hybrid thoracoscopic epicardial and transvenous endocardial catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
30 November 2012
Hazewindus M
Supervisors: Prof. A. Bast, Prof. G. Haenen
Title: Tomatoes as functional food
6 December 2012
Sigala F
Supervisor: Prof. M. Jacobs | Co-supervisors: Prof. V. Gorgoulis, Prof. A. Kotsinas, Athens, Greece
Title: The role of neovascularization and oxidative stress in human carotid atherosclerotic lesions
10 December 2012
Gerards M
Supervisor: Prof. H.J.M. Smeets | Co-supervisor: Dr I. de Coo, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
Title: Unraveling genetic defects and pathophysiological mechanisms in OXPHOS disease
12 December 2012
Zhu F
Supervisors: Prof. K. Leunissen, Prof. N. Levin, Prof. P. Kotanko, Renal Research Institute, New York
Title: Application of Bioimpedance to study body composition in dialysis patients
13 December 2012
Hermsen I
Supervisors: Prof. C. Stehouwer, Prof. J. Romijn, UvA | Co-supervisor: Dr H. Haak, MMC Eindhoven
Title: Adrenocortical carcinoma
13 December 2012