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2020

Bayesian Hierarchical Models for Meta-Analysis of Quality-of-Life Outcomes: An Application in Multimorbidity

Schmitz, S., Makovski, T. T., Adams, R., van den Akker, M., Stranges, S. & Zeegers, M. P., 2020, In : Pharmacoeconomics. 38, p. 85–95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2019

Burden of heart failure in Flemish general practices: a registry-based study in the Intego database

Smeets, M., Vaes, B., Mamouris, P., Van den Akker, M., Van Pottelbergh, G., Goderis, G., Janssens, S., Aertgeerts, B. & Henrard, S., Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 1, 9 p., 022972.

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Open Access

eHealth-supported case management for patients with panic disorder or depression in primary care: Study protocol for a cRCT (PREMA)

Lukaschek, K., Mergenthal, K., Heider, D., Hanke, A., Munski, K., Moschner, A., Emig, M., van den Akker, M., Zapf, A., Wegscheider, K., Koenig, H-H., Gensichen, J., Dreischulte, Emig, M., Gensichen, J., Gerlach, F. M., Hanf, M., Hanke, A., Heider, D., Held, A. & 14 others, Konig, H. H., Lukaschek, K., Mergenthal, K., Moschner, A., Munski, K., Natalello, T., Rupp, K., Schelling, J., Schlussel, S., van den Akker, M., Wallraff, Wegscheider, K., Zapf, A. & PREMA-Study Grp, 2 Dec 2019, In : Trials. 20, 1, 11 p., 662.

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Open Access

Health-related preferences of older patients with multimorbidity: an evidence map

Isabel Gonzalez, A., Schmucker, C., Nothacker, J., Motschall, E., Nguyen, T. S., Brueckle, M-S., Blom, J., van den Akker, M., Roettger, K., Wegwarth, O., Hoffmann, T., Straus, S. E., Gerlach, F. M., Meerpohl, J. J. & Muth, C., Dec 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 12, 12 p., 034485.

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Open Access

Health related quality of life in multimorbidity: a primary-care based study from Odisha, India

Pati, S., Swain, S., Knottnerus, J. A., Metsemakers, J. F. M. & van den Akker, M., 5 Jul 2019, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 17, 11 p., 116.

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Open Access

Long-term distress in older patients with cancer: a longitudinal cohort study

Dauphin, S., Jansen, L., De Burghgraeve, T., Deckx, L., Buntinx, F. & van den Akker, M., Oct 2019, In : BJGP Open. 3, 3, 12 p., 101658.

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Multimorbidity Frameworks Impact Prevalence and Relationships with Patient-Important Outcomes

Griffith, L. E., Gilsing, A., Mangin, D., Patterson, C., van den Heuvel, E., Sohel, N., St John, P., van den Akker, M. & Raina, P., Aug 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 8, p. 1632-1640 9 p.

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Progression of liver fibrosis following acute hepatitis C virus infection in HIV-positive MSM

Newsum, A. M., Kooij, K. W., Boyd, A., Smit, C., Wit, F. W. N. M., van der Meer, J. T. M., Prins, M., Reiss, P., van der Valk, M., van Eden, H., Molenkamp, R., Pijnappel, F., Reesink, H. W., Schinkel, J., Steba, G. S., van den Berk, G. E. L., Brinkman, K., Hooijenga, Kwa, D., van der Meche, N. & 32 others, Toonen, A., van Kessel, A., van Duinen, M., Cornelissen, M. T. E., Peters, E. J. G., Verbon, A., van Beek, J. E. A., de Groot, J., de Boer, M. G. J., Smit, J., Smit, E., Lowe, S. H., Lashof, A. M. L. O., Posthouwer, D., Ackens, R. P., Burgers, K., Schippers, J., van Loo, I. H. M., Havenith, T. R. A., Smits, P. H. M., Weijer, S., Brouwer, C. J., Knapen, M., de Haan, M., Jansen, R., Bakker, M., de Jong, A., van den Akker, M., van der Meer, R., Schutten, M., MOSAIC Study Grp & ATHENA Observational HIV Cohort, 1 Apr 2019, In : Aids. 33, 5, p. 833-844 12 p.

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PROMs following breast-conserving therapy for breast cancer: results from a prospective longitudinal monocentric study

Kindts, I., Laenen, A., van den Akker, M. & Weltens, C., Nov 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 11, p. 4123-4132 10 p.

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Trends in multimorbidity and polypharmacy in the Flemish-Belgian population between 2000 and 2015

van den Akker, M., Vaes, B., Goderis, G., Van Pottelbergh, G., De Burghgraeve, T. & Henrard, S., 12 Feb 2019, In : PLOS ONE. 14, 2, 12 p., 0212046.

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Open Access
2018

A systematic literature review on the association between loneliness and coping strategies

Deckx, L., van den Akker, M., Buntinx, F. & van Driel, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Psychology, Health & Medicine. 23, 8, p. 899-916 18 p.

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Cardiovascular disease patients have increased risk for comorbidity: A cross-sectional study in the Netherlands

Kendir, C., van den Akker, M., Vos, R. & Metsemakers, J., 2018, In : European Journal of General Practice. 24, 1, p. 45-50 6 p.

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Open Access

Do general practitioners record alcohol abuse in the electronic medical records? A comparison of survey and medical record data

Abidi, L., Oenema, A., van den Akker, M. & van de Mheen, D., 1 Jan 2018, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 34, 3, p. 567-572 6 p.

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Effectiveness of a complex intervention on Prioritising Multimedication in Multimorbidity (PRIMUM) in primary care: results of a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial

Muth, C., Uhlmann, L., Haefeli, W. E., Rochon, J., van den Akker, M., Perera, R., Guthlin, C., Beyer, M., Oswald, F., Valderas, J. M., Knottnerus, J. A., Gerlach, F. M. & Harder, S., 24 Feb 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 2, 16 p., e017740.

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Open Access

Estimating the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders using medication data in Flanders, Belgium

Vaes, B., Ruelens, C., Saikali, S., Smets, A., Henrard, S., Renard, F., van den Akker, M., Van Pottelbergh, G., Goderis, G. & Van der Heyden, J., 1 Feb 2018, In : European Journal of Public Health. 28, 1, p. 193-198 6 p.

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Is there a correlation between an eGFR slope measured over a 5-year period and incident cardiovascular events in the following 5 years among a Flemish general practice population: a retrospective cohort study

van Pottelbergh, G., Mamouris, P., Opdeweegh, N., Vaes, B., Goderis, G. & Van Den Akker, M., Nov 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 11, 6 p., 023594.

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Open Access

Lifestyle for Brain Health (LIBRA): a new model for dementia prevention

Schiepers, O. J. G., Kohler, S., Deckers, K., Irving, K., O'Donnell, C. A., van den Akker, M., Verhey, F. R. J., Vos, S. J. B., de Vugt, M. E. & van Boxtel, M. P. J., Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 33, 1, p. 167-175 9 p.

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Open Access

Occurrence of malnutrition and associated factors in community-dwelling older adults: Those with a recent diagnosis of cancer are at higher risk

van den Broeke, C., de Burghgraeve, T., Ummels, M., Gescher, N., Deckx, L., Tjan-Heijnen, V., Buntinx, F. & Van den Akker, M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Nutrition Health & Aging. 22, 2, p. 191-198 8 p.

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The influence of coping strategies on subsequent well-being in older patients with cancer: A comparison with 2 control groups

Baitar, A., Buntinx, F., De Burghgraeve, T., Deckx, L., Schrijvers, D., Wildiers, H. & van den Akker, M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Psycho-Oncology. 27, 3, p. 864-870 7 p.

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Time trends in statin use and incidence of recurrent cardiovascular events in secondary prevention between 1999 and 2013: a registry-based study

Laleman, N., Henrard, S., van den Akker, M., Goderis, G., Buntinx, F., Van Pottelbergh, G. & Vaes, B., 6 Nov 2018, In : BMC Cardiovascular disorders. 18, 13 p., 209.

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Open Access
2017

Association between self-perception of aging, view of cancer and health of older patients in oncology: a one-year longitudinal study

Schroyen, S., Missotten, P., Jerusalem, G., Van den Akker, M., Buntinx, F. & Adam, S., 2 Sep 2017, In : BMC Cancer. 17, 8 p., 614.

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Open Access

Dementia incidence trend over 1992-2014 in the Netherlands: Analysis of primary care data

van Bussell, E. F., Richard, E., Arts, D. L., Nooyens, A. C. J., Coloma, P. M., de Waal, M. W. M., van den Akker, M., Biermans, M. C. J., Nielen, M. M. J., van Boven, K., Smeets, H., Matthews, F. E., Brayne, C., Busschers, W. B., van Gool, W. A. & van Charente, E. P. M., 7 Mar 2017, In : PLoS Medicine. 14, 3, 13 p., 1002235.

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Open Access

Estimating incidence and prevalence rates of chronic diseases using disease modeling

Boshuizen, H. C., Poos, M. J. J. C., van den Akker, M., van Boven, K., Korevaar, J. C., de Waal, M. W. M., Biermans, M. C. J. & Hoeymans, N., 5 Apr 2017, In : Population Health Metrics. 15, 14 p., 13.

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Open Access

Factors associated with Prolonged Inaction in the hypoglycaemic treatment in people with non-insulin dependent Type 2 Diabetes and elevated glycated haemoglobin: A registry-based cohort study

Goderis, G., Vaes, B., Van den Akker, M., Elli, S., Mathieu, C., Buntinx, F. & Henrard, S., Oct 2017, In : Primary Care Diabetes. 11, 5, p. 482-489 8 p.

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Functional status decline in older patients with breast and colorectal cancer after cancer treatment: A prospective cohort study

van Abbema, D., van Vuuren, A., van den Berkmortel, F., van den Akker, M., Deckx, L., Buntinx, F., van Kampen, R., Lambooij, E., de Boer, M., de Vos-Geelen, J. & Tjan-Heijnen, V. C., May 2017, In : Journal of Geriatric Oncology. 8, 3, p. 176-184 9 p.

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Open Access

Pattern and severity of multimorbidity among patients attending primary care settings in Odisha, India

Pati, S., Swain, S., Metsemakers, J., Knottnerus, J. A. & van den Akker, M., 14 Sep 2017, In : PLOS ONE. 12, 9, 19 p., 0183966.

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Open Access

The link between self-perceptions of aging, cancer view and physical and mental health of older people with cancer: A cross-sectional study

Schroyen, S., Marquet, M., Jerusalem, G., Dardenne, B., Van den Akker, M., Buntinx, F., Adam, S. & Missotten, P., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Geriatric Oncology. 8, 1, p. 64-68 5 p.

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The utilization of formal and informal home care by older patients with cancer: a Belgian cohort study with two control groups

Baitar, A., Buntinx, F., De Burghgraeve, T., Deckx, L., Bulens, P., Wildiers, H. & van den Akker, M., 12 Sep 2017, In : BMC Health Services Research. 17, 10 p., 644.

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Open Access
2016

A Validation of the French Version of the Attitudes to Aging Questionnaire (AAQ): Factor Structure, Reliability and Validity

Marquet, M., Missotten, P., Schroyen, S., van Sambeek, I., van den Akker, M., Van den Broeke, C., Buntinx, F. & Adam, S., 2016, In : Psychologica Belgica. 56, 2, p. 80-100

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development and Validation of a Questionnaire to Assess Multimorbidity in Primary Care: An Indian Experience

Pati, S., Hussain, M. A., Swain, S., Salisbury, C., Metsemakers, J. F. M., Knottnerus, J. A. & van den Akker, M., 2016, In : BioMed Research International. 2016, 9 p., 6582487.

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Disease Combinations Associated with Physical Activity Identified: The SMILE Cohort Study

Dörenkamp, S., Mesters, I., Schepers, J., Vos, R., van den Akker, M., Teijink, J. & de Bie, R., 2016, In : BioMed Research International. 9053578.

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Pilot study to test the feasibility of a trial design and complex intervention on PRIoritising MUltimedication in Multimorbidity in general practices (PRIMUMpilot)

Muth, C., Harder, S., Uhlmann, L., Rochon, J., Fullerton, B., Guethlin, C., Erler, A., Beyer, M., van den Akker, M., Perera, R., Knottnerus, J., Valderas, J. M., Gerlach, F. M. & Haefeli, W. E., 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 7, e011613.

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Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Prognostic value of handgrip strength in people aged 60 years and older: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Rijk, J. M., Roos, P. R. K. M., Deckx, L., van den Akker, M. & Buntinx, F., Jan 2016, In : Geriatrics & Gerontology International. 16, 1, p. 5-20

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Synergistic Effects of Six Chronic Disease Pairs on Decreased Physical Activity: The SMILE Cohort Study

Dörenkamp, S., Mesters, I., Vos, R., Schepers, J., van den Akker, M., Teijink, J. & de Bie, R., 2016, In : BioMed Research International. 2016, 9427231.

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Wat weten ouderen met polyfarmacie van hun pillen?

Lenders, D., Maessen, D. W. H. A., Stoffers, J., Knottnerus, J., Winkens, B. & van den Akker, M., 2016, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 160, D736.

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2015

A cohort study on the evolution of psychosocial problems in older patients with breast or colorectal cancer: comparison with younger cancer patients and older primary care patients without cancer

Deckx, L., van Abbema, D. L., van den Akker, M., van den Broeke, C., van Driel, M., Bulens, P., Tjan-Heijnen, V. C. G., Kenis, C., de Jonge, E. T., Houben, B. & Buntinx, F., 9 Jul 2015, In : BMC Geriatrics. 15, 13 p., 79.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Co-presence of multimorbidity and disability with frailty: an examination of heterogeneity in the frail older population

Aarts, S., Patel, K. V., Garcia, M. E., van den Akker, M., Verhey, F. R. J., Metsemakers, J. F. M., van Boxtel, M. P. J., Gudnason, V., Jonsdottir, M. K., Siggeirsdottir, K., Jonsson, P. V., Harris, T. B. & Launer, L. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : The Journal of Frailty & Aging. 4, 3, p. 131-138

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Depression, Vascular Factors, and Risk of Dementia in Primary Care: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Köhler, S., Buntinx, F., Palmer, K. & van den Akker, M., Apr 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 4, p. 692-698 7 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Disease or no disease? Disagreement on diagnoses between self-reports and medical records of adult patients

van den Akker, M., van Steenkiste, B., Krutwagen, E. & Metsemakers, J. F. M., Mar 2015, In : European Journal of General Practice. 21, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Geriatric screening tools are of limited value to predict decline in functional status and quality of life: results of a cohort study

Deckx, L., van den Akker, M., Daniels, L., de Jonge, E. T., Bulens, P., Tjan-Heijnen, V. C. G., van Abbema, D. L. & Buntinx, F., 3 Mar 2015, In : BMC Family Practice. 16, 12 p., 30.

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Loneliness in patients with cancer: the first year after cancer diagnosis

Decks, L., van den Akker, M., van Driel, M., Bulens, P., van Abbema, D., Tjan-Heijnen, V., Kenis, C., de Jonge, E. T., Houben, B. & Buntinx, F., Nov 2015, In : Psycho-Oncology. 24, 11, p. 1521-1528 8 p.

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Low socioeconomic status and perceptions of social inadequacy and shame: findings from the Dutch SMILE study

Bosma, H., Brandts, L., Simons, A., Groffen, D. & van den Akker, M., Apr 2015, In : European Journal of Public Health. 25, 2, p. 311-313 3 p.

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Prevalence and outcomes of multimorbidity in South Asia: a systematic review

Pati, S., Swain, S., Hussain, M. A., van den Akker, M., Metsemakers, J., Knottnerus, J. A. & Salisbury, C., 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 10, e007235.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing dementia risk by targeting modifiable risk factors in mid-life: study protocol for the Innovative Midlife Intervention for Dementia Deterrence (In-MINDD) randomised controlled feasibility trial

O'Donnell, C. A., Browne, S., Pierce, M., McConnachie, A., Deckers, K., van Boxtel, M. P. J., Manera, V., Köhler, S., Redmond, M., Verhey, F. R. J., van den Akker, M., Power, K., Irving, K. & In-MINDD Team, T., 1 Jan 2015, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 1, 40.

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The relation between depression, coping and health locus of control: differences between older and younger patients, with and without cancer

Aarts, J. W. F., Deckx, L., van Abbema, D. L., Tjan-Heijnen, V. C. G., van den Akker, M. & Buntinx, F., 1 Jan 2015, In : Psycho-Oncology. 24, 8, p. 950-957

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9 Citations (Scopus)

The Value of Fatigue Severity to Rule Out Depression in Older Adult Patients With Cancer

Deckx, L., van den Akker, M., Vergeer, D., van Abbema, D., van den Berkmortel, F., Linsen, L., de Jonge, E. T., Houben, B., van Driel, M. & Buntinx, F., Jul 2015, In : Oncology Nursing Forum. 42, 4, p. E302-E309 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Current guidelines poorly address multimorbidity: pilot of the interaction matrix method

Muth, C., Kirchner, H., van den Akker, M., Scherer, M. & Glasziou, P. P., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 67, 11, p. 1242-1250 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Do practice characteristics explain differences in morbidity estimates between electronic health record based general practice registration networks?

van den Dungen, C., Hoeymans, N., van den Akker, M., Biermans, M. C. J., van Boven, K., Joosten, J. H. K., Verheij, R. A., de Waal, M. W. M., Schellevis, F. G. & van Oers, J. A. M., 30 Oct 2014, In : BMC Family Practice. 15, 176.

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4 Citations (Scopus)