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Hens, Joris (author)
The importance of value-based health care
Worldwide, health care systems are struggling to control costs while improving care outcomes. An ageing population, increase in chronic patients and shortage in care professionals result in high burdens on our health care systems. Current health care systems are organized around delivering quantity....
master thesis 2019
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Visser, Dmitri (author)
With the recent developments in tissue-engineered organ substitutes, there has been an increasing demand for novel culturing techniques to create biological substitutes in vitro, as well as reliable and efficient test methods that can assess their biocompatibility and mechanical performance. In the past two decades, perfusion bioreactors have...
master thesis 2018
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Meza Perez, Guillermo (author)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. While metabolic factors such as age and gender affect greatly, most of the CV events can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors such as physical inactivity, smoking or bad diet.

CV prevention programs aim to reduce the burden of these conditions by...
master thesis 2018
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Mosterman, Saskia (author)
Chronic diseases often come together. Having one disease increases the risk of having another different disease. A coexisting disease, also known as a comorbidity, drastically decreases the quality of life and can result in further health decline, as they come unnoticed and untreated. Detection of the first disease signs gives rise to timely...
master thesis 2018
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Karapanagiotis, Jordan (author)
Chronic total occlusion (CTO) occurs in approximately a third of all patients with coronary artery disease and is one of the most challenging types of conditions to treat. Minimally invasive methods like percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) show a high treating potential as well as low costs, short hospital stay and fast recovery. However,...
master thesis 2017
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van Rossum, Alan (author), Elhorst, Wytze (author)
Het LUMC, het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, verzocht om een virtuele coach te ontwikkelen voor patiënten met hart- en vaatziekten. De coach zou deze patiënten thuis kunnen helpen om hen aan hun medicatie te houden. Daarvoor zou de patiënt de coach dagelijks kunnen opzoeken om zo feedback en motivatie te ontvangen van de coach. Ook zou de...
bachelor thesis 2017
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Zafeiropoulou, Katerina (author)
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is the accelerated process of intervertebral disc decay (decrease of disc thickness, enhanced cell death, ECM damage and collagen loss etc.), accompanied with pain, as well as structural and functional failure. So far, there are no therapies that can inhibit or even reverse the degenerative progress of this...
master thesis 2017
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Van der Meulen, E. (author)
This project in combination with the ‘technology in motion’ project at the faculty of technology, management and policy (TBM) focusses on the assessment of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The goal of the project was to motivate people with PD that are often above the age of 55 years, to make certain arm movements with their effected limb....
master thesis 2016
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De Vries, R.J. (author)
This paper investigated if a pursuit tracking task could be used to quantify the loss of motor skills due to Parkinson's disease (PD) by using system identification methods. A human-in-the-loop experiment consisting of PD patients and a healthy age-gender matched control group was conducted at the Erasmus University Medical Center. A pursuit...
master thesis 2016
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Van den Bogaerdt, P. (author)
Mutations in ones DNA can influence the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease (Alzheimer). DNA consists of long strings of nucleotides, which together define the genome. However, next to these nucleotides, also the way in which DNA wraps in a cell affects the function of a cell. The information describing the DNA wrapping state is called the...
bachelor thesis 2015
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Frankenmolle, A.M.M. (author)
Parkinson?’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by reduced movement. Postural instability and gait dysfunction (PIGD) is one of the more debilitating symptoms of PD due to its effect on activities of daily life and increased risk for falls. In later stages of the disease, cognitive impairment affects executive...
master thesis 2012
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Zhu, W. (author)
This thesis explores to build a Safety Management System for infectious disease outbreak control in the Netherlands. Q-fever and Salmonella were two major disease outbreaks in the past decade. The outbreak management were criticised for ineffective implementation of control measures, and the magnitude of the outbreaks increased by years....
master thesis 2012
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Van Geest, G. (author)
This report reflects the graduation process of Gerjan van Geest a master student of Integrated Product Design at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Technical University Delft. The graduation subject was: “Design of an improved photoplethysmographic-clip” With a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor it is possible to measure the...
master thesis 2012
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Epema, D. (author)
This report presents a combination of two new medical instruments which can be used to treat Cystic Echinococcosis safely and without spilling hydatid cyst content.
master thesis 2011
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