November/December 2011

Volume: 69, Number: 1

Table of contents

editorial

Generalism of journals of internal medicine
M.M. Levi

review

New therapeutic options for immune thrombocytopenia
M. Schipperus, R. Fijnheer
New and existing pharmacotherapeutic options for persistent asthma and COPD
Z. Diamant, S. Tarasevych, G.W. Clarke
Management of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis: a guideline on optimal and uniformtreatment
S.M. Habib, M.G.H. Betjes, M.W.J.A. Fieren, E.W. Boeschoten, A.C. Abrahams, W.H. Boer, D.G. Struijk, W. Ruger, C. Krikke, R. Westerhuis, R.G.L. de Sévaux, F.M. van der Sande, A. Gaasbeek, M.R. Korte - on behalf of the EPS registry

original article

Quantitative HBV DNA and AST are strong predictors for survival after HCC detection inchronic HBV patients
C.D.M. Witjes1, J.N.M. IJzermans1, A.A. van der Eijk2, B.E. Hansen3, 4 , C. Verhoef, R.A. de Man

case report

Fatal outcome of Bacillus cereus septicaemia
I. Lede, A. Vlaar, R. Roosendaal, S. Geerlings, L. Spanjaard

special article

Nurse practitioners improve quality of care in chronic kidney disease: two-year results of a randomised study
A.D. van Zuilen, P.J. Blankestijn, M. van Buren, M.A.G.J. ten Dam, K.A.H. Kaasjager, G. Ligtenberg, Y.W.J Sijpkens, H.E. Sluiter, P.J.G. van de Ven, G. Vervoort, L. Vleming, M.L. Bots, J.F.M. Wetzels

photo quiz

Exudative retinal detachment
M. Zhu, A. Tang, N. Amatya, L. Qiu
Failing hormones
F.L. Opdam, B.E.P.B. Ballieux, H. Guchelaar, A.M. Pereira
Marked bradycardia in a young woman with weight loss
J.K. Jongman, A.R. Ramdat Misier
A hairy problem
J.W. Hovius, R. Wagner, J. Ziegler, H. Mehlhorn, M.P. Grobusch

letter to the editor

Comment to case report on intravascular lymphoma
H. Wang, R.C. Lu, J. Liang