Prof. dr. M.L. Bots

Hoogleraar Epidemiologie



  • Epidemiologie van cardiovasculaire ziekte
  • Slagaderverkalkingsonderzoek (atherosclerose)

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Prof.dr. Michiel Bots, hoogleraar Epidemiologie van cardiovasculaire aandoeningen

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Key Publications:

  • Bots ML, Hoes AW, Koudstaal PJ, Hofman A, Grobbee DE. Common carotid intima-media thickness and risk of stroke and myocardial infarction. TheRotterdam Study. Circulation 1997;96:1432-7.
  • Oren A, Vos LE, Uiterwaal CS, Grobbee DE, Bots ML.Cardiovascular RiskFactors and Increased Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Healthy Young Adults: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA) Study. ArchIntern Med. 2003;163:1787-92.
  • Bots ML, Westerink J, Rabelink TJ, de Koning EJ. Assessment of flow-mediated vasodilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery: effects of technical aspects of the FMD measurement on the FMD response. Eur Heart J.2005;26:363-8.
  • Dijk JM, Algra A, van der Graaf Y, Grobbee DE, Bots ML. Carotid stiffness and the risk of new vascular events in patients with manifest cardiovascular disease. The SMART study. Eur Heart J. 2005Jun;26(12):1213-20.
  • Crouse JR 3rd, Raichlen JS, Riley WA, Evans GW, Palmer MK, O'leary DH,Grobbee DE, Bots ML. Effect of Rosuvastatin on Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Low-Risk Individuals With Subclinical Atherosclerosis: The METEOR Trial. JAMA. 2007;297:1344-53.