Cumulative list, including peer-reviewed, local, and conference papers, and book chapters; 208 peer-reviewed papers retraceable through Pubmed (hilgers f)



308. S.A.C. Kraaijenga, L. van der Molen, M.M. Stuiver, R.P. Takes, A. Al-Mamgani, M.W.M. van den Brekel, F.J.M. Hilgers. Efficacy of a novel swallowing exercise program for chronic dysphagia in long-term head and neck cancer survivors. Head Neck, online August 2, 2017
307. Liset Lansaat, Cindy van den Boer, Sara H Muller, Vincent van der Noort, Michiel WM van den Brekel, Frans JM Hilgers. Ex-vivo humidifying capacity and patient acceptability of stoma cloths in laryngectomized individuals. Head Neck 2017; 39: 921-931

306. L Lansaat, BJ de Kleijn, FJM. Hilgers, BFAM van der Laan, MWM van de Brekel. A prospective multicenter clinical feasibility study of a new automatic speaking valve for postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation. EAORL. 2017; 274: 1005-1013
305. SAC Kraaijenga, L van der Molen, WD Heemsbergen, G Remmerswaal, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Hyoid bone displacement as parameter for swallowing impairment in patients treated for advanced head and neck cancer. Eur Arch ORL 2017; 274: 597-606
304. Heres Diddens AAJHH, Kraaijenga SAC, Coupé VMH, Hilgers FJM, van der Molen L, Smeele LE, Retèl VP. TheraBite® as treatment for acute myogenic temporomandibular disorder: a cost-effectiveness study. Cranio 2016; 15: 1-8.
303. SAC Kraaijenga, O Lapid, L van der Molen, FJM Hilgers, LE Smeele, MWM van den Brekel. Feasibility and potential value of lipofilling in post-treatment oropharyngeal dysfunction. Laryngoscope 2016; 126: 2672-2678
302. SAC Kraaijenga, L van der Molen, RJJH van Son, O Hamming-Vrieze, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Assessment of voice, speech, and related quality of life in advanced head and neck cancer patients 10-years+ after chemoradiotherapy. Oral Oncol. 2016; 55: 24-30
301. Muller SH, van den Brekel MM, Hilgers FJ. Letter to the editor regarding: The effect of cloth stoma covers on tracheal climate of laryngectomy patients. Head Neck. 2016; 38: 330-331


300. Renee P. Clapham, Jean-Pierre Martens, Rob van Son, Frans Hilgers, Michiel van den Brekel, Catherine Middag. Computing scores of voice quality and speech intelligibility in tracheoesophageal speech for speech stimuli of varying lengths. Comp Speech Lang. 2016; 37: 1-10
299. I. Jacobi, A.J. Timmermans, F.J.M. Hilgers, M.W.M. van den Brekel. Voice quality and surgical detail in post-laryngectomy tracheoesophageal speakers. Eur Arch ORL. 2016: 373: 2669-2679
298. Adriana J Timmermans, Charlotte A Lange, Josien A de Bois, Erik van Werkhoven, Olga Hamming-Vrieze, Frans J Hilgers, Michiel van den Brekel. Assessment of tumor volume as prognostic factor for local and loco-regional control, and overall survival in advanced larynx cancer. Laryngoscope 2016; 126: E60-67

297. AJ Timmermans, BAC van Dijk, LIH Overbeek, MLF van Velthuysen, H. van Tinteren, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Trends in treatment and survival of advanced larynx cancer: a 20-year population-based study in the Netherlands. Head Neck. 2016; 38: E1247-1255
296. E Passchier, MM Stuiver, L van der Molen, MWM van den Brekel, FJM Hilgers. The impact of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program on Health Related Quality of Life in patients treated for head and neck cancer. Eur Arch ORL. 2016; 273: 1577-1587
295. Valesca P Retèl, Cindy van den Boer, Lotte Steuten, Æ Sławomir Okła, Frans Hilgers, Michiel van den Brekel. Cost-effectiveness of Heat and Moisture Exchangers compared to usual care for pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy in Poland. Eur Arch ORL.2015; 272: 2381-2388
294. Cindy van den Boer, Liset Lansaat, Sara H Muller, Michiel WM van den Brekel, Frans JM Hilgers. Comparative ex vivo study on humidifying function of three speaking valves with integrated heat and moisture exchanger for tracheotomized patients. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015: 40: 616-621

293. Valesca P Retèl, Lisette van der Molen, Lotte MG Steuten, Michiel van den Brekel, Frans JM Hilgers. A cost-effectiveness analysis of using TheraBite in a preventive exercise program for patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with concomitant chemo-radiotherapy. Eur Arch ORL. 2016: 273; 709-718
292. I Jacobi, A Navran, L van der Molen, WD Heemsbergen, FJMHilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Radiation dose to the tongue and velopharynx predicts acoustic-articulatory changes after chemo-IMRT treatment for advanced head and neck cancer. Eur Arch ORL. 2016; 273: 487-494
291. J Timmermans, HJM Harmsen, C Bus-Spoor, KJDA Buijssen, CJ van As-Brooks, MC de Goffau, RH Tonk, MWM van den Brekel, FJM Hilgers, BFAM van der Laan. Biofilm formation on the Provox® ActiValve: composition and ingrowth analyzed by Illumina paired-end RNA sequencing, fluorescence in situ hybridization and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Head Neck. 2016; 38: E432-440

290.
Sophie AC Kraaijenga, Lisette van der Molen, Irene Jacobi, Olga Hamming, Frans JM Hilgers, Michiel WM van den Brekel. Prospective clinical study on long-term swallowing function and voice quality in advanced head and neck cancer patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy and preventive swallowing exercises. Eur Arch ORL. 2015; 272: 3521-3531
289. C van den Boer, SH Muller, V van der Noort, RA Valdés Olmos, A Minni, C Parilla, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel, S van der Baan. Effects of Heat Moisture Exchangers on tracheal mucociliary clearance in laryngectomized patients. Eur Arch ORL. 2015; 272: 3439-3450
288. AJ Timmermans, CJ de Gooijer, O Hamming-Vrieze, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. T3-T4 larynx cancer in the Netherlands Cancer Institute; 10-year results of the consistent application of an organ preserving/sacrificing protocol. Head Neck. 2015; 37: 1495-1503
287. CJ van As-Brooks, FJM Hilgers, KJ Lorenz. Diagnose und Therapie von Stimmproblemen bei Stimmprothesennutzern. Editor Kai J Lorenz. In: Komplikationsmanagement nach Stimmrehabilitation mit Stimmprothesen. Unimed Verlag (Bremen, London, Boston); 2015; ISBN 978-3-8374-1488-2; pp. 105-121

286. KJ Lorenz, FJM Hilgers. Therapie der periprothetische Leckage. Editor Kai J Lorenz. In: Komplikationsmanagement nach Stimmrehabilitation mit Stimmprothesen. Unimed Verlag (Bremen, London, Boston); 2015; ISBN 978-3-8374-1488-2; pp. 71-98
285. CJ van As-Brooks, FJM Hilgers, KJ Lorenz. Physiologie der Stimmbildung nach Laryngektomie Editor Kai J Lorenz. In: Komplikationsmanagement nach Stimmrehabilitation mit Stimmprothesen. Unimed Verlag (Bremen, London, Boston); 2015; ISBN 978-3-8374-1488-2; pp. 23-31
284. Renee Clapham, Corina J van As-Brooks, Rob J van Son, Frans J Hilgers; Michiel van den Brekel.
The Relationship Between Acoustic Signal Typing and Perceptual Evaluation of Tracheoesophageal Voice Quality for Sustained Vowels. J Voice 2015; 29: 517.e23-9
283. SAC Kraaijenga, L van der Molen, MM Stuiver, HJ Teertstra, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Effects of strengthening exercises on swallowing musculature and function in senior healthy subjects; a prospective effectiveness and feasibility study. Dysphagia 2015; 30: 397-403
282. Sophie A Kraaijenga, Inge M Oskam, Lisette van der Molen, Olga Hamming-Vrieze, Frans JM Hilgers, Michiel W van den Brekel. Evaluation of long term (10-years+) dysphagia and trismus in patients treated with concurrent chemo-radiotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol. 2015; 51: 787-794
281. Frans JM Hilgers, Richard Dirven, Irene Jacobi, Michiel WM van den Brekel. Physiology and prospects of bimanual tracheoesophageal brass instrument play. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2015; 35: 202-207

280. Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, van de Brekel MWM. Comprehensive (prosthetic) voice, pulmonary and olfaction rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Book chapter (chapter XX) in: ‘Head and Neck Surgery’ 2nd edition; editor in chief Chris de Souza; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD, New Delhi, India; in press.
279. Hilgers FJM, van den Brekel MWM. Chapter XXX: Vocal and Speech Rehabilitation Following Laryngectomy. In: Cummings Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. 6th Edition. Editors: Flint, Haughey, Lund, Niparko, Robbins, Thomas, and Lesperance. Elsevier, Philadelphia; ISBN 978-1-4557-4696-5; 2015; pp. 1732-1750

278. Juliette van Loon, Michiel van den Brekel, Ludi Smeele, Frans Hilgers. Outcome of transoral robotic surgery for stage I-II oropharyngeal cancer. Eur Arch ORL. 2015; 272: 175-183

2014

277. Cindy van den Boer, Michel van Harten, Frans JM Hilgers, Michiel WM van den Brekel, Valesca P Retèl. Incidence of severe tracheobronchitis and pneumonia in laryngectomized patients: a retrospective clinical study and a European-wide survey among head and neck surgeons. Eur Arch ORL. 2014; 277: 3297-3303
276.Cindy van den Boer, Sara H. Muller, Andrew D. Vincent, Michiel W.M. van den Brekel, Frans J.M. Hilgers. Ex vivo assessment and validation of water exchange performance of 23 Heat and Moisture Exchangers for laryngectomized patients. Resp Care 2014; 59: 1161-1171
275. Hilgers FJM, van den Boer, C, van den Brekel MWM, Muller SH. Pulmonary function and rehabilitation. Chapter 13 in: Head and Neck Cancer: Treatment, Rehabilitation and Outcomes; 2nd edition. Editors: EC Ward and CJ van As. Publisher: Plural Publishing, Inc. San Diego. ISBN 978-1-59756-567-7. 2014; pp 401-420.
274. Frans JM Hilgers. Commentary on “An endoscopic technique for restoration of voice after laryngectomy, by Mark I Singer and Eric D Blom. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1980; 89:529-533”. In: A Century of Progress in Head & Neck Cancer. Ed.: Jatin P Shah. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, Philadelphia, New Delhi, London, Panama. ISBN978-93-5152-312-3. 2014, pp 150-153.

273. Sophie Kraaijenga, Lisette van der Molen, Harm van Tinteren, Frans Hilgers, Ludi Smeele. Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorder: a prospective randomized clinical trial comparing a mechanical stretching device (TheraBite®) with standard physical therapy. CRANIO 2014; 32: 208-216
272. Cindy van den Boer, Jonathan Vas Nunes, Sara H. Muller, Vincent van der Noort, Michiel W.M. van den Brekel, Frans J.M. Hilgers. Water uptake performance of hygroscopic Heat and Moisture Exchangers after 24-hour tracheostoma application. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014; 150: 999-1004
271. Kraaijenga SAC, van der Molen L, van den Brekel MWM, Hilgers FJ. Current Assessment and Treatment strategies of Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer patients: a systematic review of the 2012/13 literature. J Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2014; 8: 152-163

270. Lisette van der Molen, Maya van Rossum, Coen Rasch, Ludi Smeele, Frans Hilgers. Two-year results of a prospective preventive swallowing rehabilitation trial in patients treated with chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer. Eur Arch ORL. 2014; 271: 1257- 1270

269. A.J. Timmermans, L. Lansaat, E.A.R. Theunissen, O. Hamming-Vrieze, F.J.M. Hilgers, M.W.M. van den Brekel. Predictive factors for pharyngocutaneous fistulization after total laryngectomy. Annals ORL. 2014; 123: 153-161
268. Renee Clapham, Catherine Middag, Frans Hilgers, Jean-Pierre Martens, Michiel van den Brekel, Rob van Son. Robust automatic intelligibility assessment techniques evaluated on speakers treated for head and neck cancer. Speech Communication 2014; 59: 44-54
267. Cindy van den Boer, Sara H. Muller, Andrew D. Vincent, Klaus Züchner, Michiel W.M. van den Brekel, Frans J.M. Hilgers. Ex vivo water exchange performance and short-term clinical feasibility assessment of newly developed Heat and Moisture Exchangers for pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Eur Arch ORL. 2014; 271: 359-366
266. A. Jacqueline Timmermans, Liset Lansaat, Gertruda V.J. Kroon, Olga Hamming-Vrieze, Frans J.M. Hilgers, Michiel W.M. van den Brekel. Early oral intake after total laryngectomy does not increase pharyngocutaneous fistulization. Eur Arch ORL. 2014; 271: 353-358


2013

265. Irene Jacobi, Maya A. van Rossum, Lisette van der Molen, Frans J. M. Hilgers, Michiel W. M. van den Brekel. Acoustic Analysis of Changes in Articulation Proficiency in Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Patients Treated With Chemoradiotherapy. Annals ORL 2013; 122: 754-762
264. Renee P. Clapham, Corina J. Van As-Brooks, Michiel W.M. Van den Brekel, Frans J.M. Hilgers, Rob J.J.H. Van Son. Automatic tracheoesophageal voice typing using acoustic parameters. Interspeech 2013; 2162-2166
263. C van den Boer, SH Muller, AD Vincent, K Züchner, MWM van den Brekel, FJM Hilgers. A novel, simplified ex-vivo method for measuring performance of Heat and Moisture Exchangers for postlaryngectomy pulmonary rehabilitation. Respiratory Care 2013; 58: 1449-1458
262. Timmer FCA, Wreesmann VB, Smeele LE, Hilgers FJM, Lohuis PJM. De dubbelzijdige geëpithelialiseerde radialis onderarmslap voor het sluiten van een trachea-oesofageale fistel. Ned Tijdschr KNO-heelk. 2013; 19: 115-120.
261. L van der Molen, W Heemsbergen, R de Jong, MA van Rossum, LE Smeele, CRN Rasch, FJM Hilgers. Dysphagia and trismus after concomitant chemo-Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (chemo-IMRT) in advanced head and neck cancer; dose-effect relationships for swallowing and mastication structures. Radiation Oncology. 2013; 106: 364-369.

260. Lisette van der Molen, Anne Kornman, Merel Latenstein, Michiel WM van den Brekel, Frans JM Hilgers. Practice of Laryngectomy Rehabilitation Interventions: A perspective from Europe/the Netherlands. Curr Opin ORL. 2013; 21: 230-238
259. Hilgers FJM, Scheenstra, R.J., Muller, S.H., van den Brekel, M.W.M. Aktuelle Forschung zur Verbesserung der Wärme und Feuchtigkeitskapazität von HME for Laryngektomierte patienten/Current research on the improvements of HMEs. In: Lorenz K, ed.
Pulmonale Rehabilitation nach Laryngektomie/Pulmonary Rehabilitation after Laryngectomy: Unimed Verlag, Bremen; http://www.uni-med.de, 2013:43-52/42-50
258. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff, A.H., van den Brekel, M.W.M. Bedeutung von HME für die ganzheitliche Rehabilitation nach Laryngektomie/Role of HMEs in comprehensive rehabilitation after laryngectomy Pulmonale Rehabilitation nach Laryngektomie/Pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy: Unimed Verlag, Bremen; http://www.uni-med.de, 2013:35-41/34-39
257. KJ Lorenz, FJM Hilgers, H. Maier. Neues Punktionsinstrumentarium: Provox-Vega®-Punktionsset. Anwendung beim Einbringen einerStimmprothese nach Laryngektomie. (A novel puncture instrument: the Provox-Vega® puncture set: Its use in voice prosthesis insertion following laryngectomy.) HNO. 2013; 61: 30-37
256. FJM Hilgers, KJ Lorenz, H Maier, CA Meeuwis, JDF Kerrebijn, V Vander Poorten, A-S Vinck, M Quer, MWM van den Brekel. Development and (pre-) clinical assessment of a novel surgical tool for primary and secondary tracheoesophageal puncture with immediate voice prosthesis insertion, the Provox Vega Puncture Set. Eur Arch ORL. 2013; 270: 255-262.

2012

255. AJ Timmermans, MWM van den Brekel, L van der Molen, A Navran, ThF Nijssen, FJM Hilgers. Nieuwe ontwikkelingen op het gebied van zorg en nazorg van hoofd-halskanker. Ned Tijds v Geneesk. 2012; 156:1791-1724
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254. R.P. Clapham, L. van der Molen, R.J.JH. van Son, M. van den Brekel, F.J.M. Hilgers. NKI-CCRT Corpus - Speech Intelligibility Before and After Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Treated with Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy. In: Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. May 23-25, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey; editors Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Mehmet Uğur Doğan, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Jan Odijk, and Stelios Piperidis. Publisher: European Language Resources Association (ELRA): ISBN 978-2-9517408-7-7; pp 3350-3355.

253. FJM Hilgers, R Dirven, Y Wouters, I Jacobi, HAM Marres, MWM van den Brekel. A multicenter prospective clinical trial evaluating a novel adhesive baseplate (Provox StabiliBase) for enhanced peristomal attachment of postlaryngectomy pulmonary and voice rehabilitation devices. Laryngoscope 2012; 122: 2447-2453.
252. L van der Molen, MA van Rossum, I Jacobi, RJJH van Son, LE Smeele, CRN Rasch, FJM Hilgers. Pre- and posttreatment voice and speech outcomes in patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy: expert listeners’ and patient’s perception. J Voice 2012; 26: 664, e25-33.
251. Hilgers FJM, van den Brekel MWM. Practical tips for voice rehabilitation after pharyngolaryngectomy. In: Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery; practical tips to minimize complications; second revised and extended edition. Editor Cernea CR; associate editors: Dias FL, Fliss D, Lima RA, Myers EN, Wei WI. Karger Publishers, Basel, Freiburg, Paris, London, New York, Bangalore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney; 2012, pp 94-95. ISBN 978-3-8055-9972-6.

250. van den Brekel MWM, Hilgers FJM. Preoperative workup of the neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. In: Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery; practical tips to minimize complications; second revised and extended edition. Editor Cernea CR; associate editors: Dias FL, Fliss D, Lima RA, Myers EN, Wei WI. Karger Publishers, Basel, Freiburg, Paris, London, New York, Bangalore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney; 2012, pp.36-37. ISBN 978-3-8055-9972-6.
249. AJ Timmermans, M Krap, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Spraakrevalidatie na totale laryngectomie. Ned Tijdschr Tandheelk. 2012; 119: 357-361
248. Annemieke H Ackerstaff, Coen RN Rasch, Alfons JM Balm, Jan Paul de Boer, Ruud Wiggenraad, Derek HF Rietveld, R. Theo Gregor, Robert Kröger, M. Hauptmann, Andrew Vincent, Frans JM Hilgers. Five-years Quality of Life results of the randomized clinical phase III (RADPLAT) trial, comparing concomitant intra-arterial versus intravenous chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer. Head Neck 2012; 24: 974-980
247. EAR Theunissen, AJ Timmermans, CL Zuur, O Hamming-Vrieze, JP de Boer, FJM Hilgers, MWM van den Brekel. Total laryngectomy for a dysfunctional larynx after (chemo)radiotherapy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012; 138: 548-555
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246. Jean-Claude Mérol, Anne Charpiot, Thibault Langagne, Patrick Hémar, Annemieke H Ackerstaff, Frans JM Hilgers. Randomized controlled trial on postoperative pulmonary humidification after total laryngectomy: External Humidifier versus Heat and Moisture Exchanger. Laryngoscope 2012; 122: 275–281.
245. J.C. de Bruin-Visser, A.H. Ackerstaff, H. Rehorst, F.J.M. Hilgers. Integration of a smoking cessation program in the treatment protocol for patients with head and neck and lung cancer. Eur Arch ORL. 2012; 269: 659–665

2011

244. R.P. Clapham, F.J.M. Hilgers, M.W.M. van den Brekel, R.J.J.H. van Son. An Exploration into Automatic Phonological Feature Evaluation of Tracheoesophageal Speech. In: Sounds and Sounds; eds. W Zonneveld, H Quené, and W Heeren. Publisher UiL OTS, Utrecht; December 2011; pp. 69-79. BSAB: 01111946
243. AJM Balm, MWM van den Brekel, IB Tan, FJM Hilgers. The indwelling voice prosthesis for speech rehabilitation after total laryngectomy: a safe approach. Otolaryngol Pol. 2011; 65: 402-409
242. VP Retèl, L van der Molen, Frans JM Hilgers, CRN Rasch, AAMHJ L’Ortye, LMG Steuten, WH van Harten. A cost-effectiveness analysis of a preventive exercise program for patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with concomitant chemo-radiotherapy. BMC Cancer 2011 Nov 3;11(1):475.
241. van Kalkeren TA, van der Houwen EB, Duits MA, Hilgers FJ, Hebe A, Mostafa BE, Lawson G, Martinez Z, Woisard V, Marioni G, Ruske D, Schultz P, Post WJ, Verkerke BJ, van der Laan BF. A worldwide, multi center study of peristomal geometry and morphology in laryngectomees and its clinical effects. Head Neck. 2011;33:1184-90

240. EB van der Houwen, TA van Kalkeren, WJ Post, FJM Hilgers, BFAM van der Laan, GJ Verkerke. Does the patch fit the stoma? A study on peristoma geometry and patch use in laryngectomized patients. Clinical Otolaryngol 2011; 36: 235-241
239. Brian B. Burkey and Frans JM Hilgers. Commentary to “Stomaplasty for Hands-Free Voice with Tracheoesophageal Puncture” by Greg Reece. In: “Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery”. Editors: James I Cohen and Gary L Clayman. Publiser: Elsevier-Saunders, Philadelphia, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4160-3368-4. Chapter 38, pp. 373-382.
238. RJ Scheenstra, SH Muller, FJM Hilgers. Endotracheal temperature and humidity in laryngectomized patients in a warm and dry environment; are heat and moisture exchangers still effective? Head Neck. 2011; 33: 1285-1293
237. L van der Molen, MA van Rossum, LM Burkhead, LE Smeele, CRN Rasch, Frans JM Hilgers. A randomized preventive rehabilitation trial in advanced head and neck cancer patients treated with chemo-radiotherapy: feasibility, compliance and short-term effects. Dysphagia 2011; 26:155-170.
236. RJ Scheenstra, SH Muller, A Vincent, A Ackerstaff, I Jacobi, FJM Hilgers. The effect of a newly developed heat and moisture exchanger for pulmonary rehabilitation of laryngectomized patients on the endotracheal temperature and humidity. Respiratory Care 2011; 56: 604-611
235. L Baijens, R Speijer, N Roodenburg, F Hilgers. Prosthetic tracheoesophageal voice production and swallowing function in a patient following circumferential pharyngolaryngectomy and neopharyngeal reconstruction with a jejunal free flap. Dysphagia 2011; 26:78–84
234. RJ Scheenstra, SH Muller, A Vincent, FJM Hilgers. Heat and moisture exchange capacity of the upper respiratory tract and the effect of tracheotomy breathing on endotracheal climate. Head Neck 2011; 33: 117-124

2010

233. Irene Jacobi, Lisette van der Molen, Maya van Rossum, Frans Hilgers. Pre- and Short-term Posttreatment Vocal Functioning in Patients with Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Treated with Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy. Proceedings Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan, pp. 2582-2585
232. van Son RJJH, Jacobi I, Hilgers F. Manipulating Tracheoesophageal Speech. Proceedings Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan, pp. 274-277.
231. I Jacobi, L van der Molen, H Huiskens, MA van Rossum, FJM Hilgers. Voice and speech outcomes of chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer: a systematic review. EAORL. 2010; 267: 1495-1505

230. Karakullukcu B, Lohuis PJ, vd Brekel MW, Hilgers FJM. Sealing of small post-laryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistulas with voice prosthesis. Laryngoscope 2010; 120: 1971-1973
229. Scheenstra RJ, Muller SH, Vincent A, Sinaasappel M, Hilgers FJM. The influence of breathing resistance of heat and moisture exchangers on tracheal climate and breathing pattern in laryngectomized individuals. Head Neck 2010; 32: 1069-1078.
228. R Dirven, PGC Kooijman, TJJ Maal, FJM Hilgers, SJ Bergé, HAM Marres. An external neck brace to support the peristomal fixation of an automatic stoma valve (ASV): 3D stereophotogrammetrical assessment. Acta Otolaryngol 2010; 130: 851-858.
227. FJM Hilgers, AH Ackerstaff, I Jacobi, AJM Balm, IB Tan, MWM van den Brekel. Prospective clinical phase II study of two new indwelling voice prostheses (Provox Vega 22.5 and 20 Fr), and a novel anterograde insertion device (Provox Smart Inserter). Laryngoscope 2010; 120: 1135–1143
226. CRN Rasch, M Hauptmann, J Schornagel, O Wijers, J Buter, T Gregor, R Wiggenraad, JP de Boer, AH Ackerstaff, R Kroger, FJP Hoebers, FJM Hilgers, AJM Balm. Intra-arterial versus intravenous chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer: results of a randomized phase III trial. Cancer 2010; 116: 2159-2165
225. Scheenstra RJ, Muller SH, Vincent A, Ackerstaff AH, Jacobi I, Hilgers FJM. Short-term endotracheal climate changes and clinical effects of a heat and moisture exchanger with an integrated electrostatic virus and bacterial filter developed for laryngectomized individuals. Acta Otolaryngol 2010; 130; 739-746
224. FJM Hilgers, AH Ackerstaff, M van Rossum, I Jacobi, AJM Balm, IB Tan, MWM van den Brekel. Clinical phase I / feasibility study of the next generation indwelling Provox voice prosthesis (Provox Vega). Acta Otolaryngol. 2010; 130: 511-519
223. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, van den Brekel MWM, Tan IB. Chapter 13. Surgery for larynx and hypopharyngeal cancer; f. Voice restoration. In: Surgery of Larynx and Trachea. Editors: Remacle and Eckel. Springer Verlag, Stuttgart; 2010; pp 245-256
222. Hilgers FJM, van den Brekel MWM. Chapter 113: Vocal and Speech Rehabilitation Following Laryngectomy. In: Cummings Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. 5th Edition. Editors: Flint, Haughey, Richardson, Robbins, Thomas, Niparko, and Lund. Elsevier, Philadelphia; pp 1594-1610
221. P Jongmans, AG Wempe, H van Tinteren, FJM Hilgers, LCW Pols, CJ van As-Brooks. The acoustic analysis of the voiced-voiceless distinction in dutch tracheoesophageal speech. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2010; 53: 284-97

2009

220. L van der Molen, MA van Rossum, AH Ackerstaff, LE Smeele, CRN Rasch, FJM Hilgers. Multidimensional function assessment in advanced head and neck cancer. BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord. 2009, 9:10 (doi:10.1186/1472-6815-9- 10)
219. A. Kreeft, L. V.d. Molen, F.J.M. Hilgers & A.J.M. Balm. Speech and swallowing after surgical treatment of advanced oral and oropharyngeal carcinoma: a systemic review of the literature. Eur Arch ORL. 2009; 266: 1687-1696
218. Hilgers FJM, Tan IB. Comprehensive (prosthetic) voice, pulmonary and olfaction rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Book chapter (chapter 96) in: ‘Head and Neck Surgery’; editor in chief Chris de Souza; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD, New Delhi, India, 2009; pp 1390-1408
217. I Jacobi, AH Ackerstaff, MA van Rossum, FJM Hilgers. Acoustic evaluation and speaker-subjective perception of tracheoesophageal voicing. Proceedings of the AVFA 3rd Advanced Voice Function International Workshop, Madrid, Spain, May 18-20, 2009; pp. 77-80
216. JK Zuur, SH Muller, A Vincent, M Sinaasappel, FHC de Jongh, FJM Hilgers. The influence of a heat and moisture exchanger on tracheal climate in a cold environment. Medical Engineering and Physics 2009; 31: 852-857
215. R Scheenstra, SH Muller, A Vincent, M Sinaasappel, JK Zuur, FJM Hilgers. Endotracheal temperature and humidity measurements in laryngectomized patients: intra- and inter-patient variability. Med Biol Eng Comput 2009; 47:773–782
214. MA van Rossum, P Jongmans, CJ van As-Brooks, FJM Hilgers. Spraakverstaanbaarheid bij tracheoesophageal sprekers; een therapieprogramma voor het verbeteren van spraakverstaanbaarheid. Logopedie en Foniatrie 2009; 5: 172-176.
213. Annemieke Ackerstaff, Frans Hilgers. Quality-of-life issues after total laryngectomy. In: Voice restoration after total laryngectomy; Current science and future perspectives. Edited by Umanath K. Nayak, Aand Rehan Kazi. With Forewords by Eric D. Blom and Frans J.M. Hilgers. Publisher: Byword Books Private Limited, Delhi, India; 2009, pp 101-112.
212. Annemieke Ackerstaff, Frans Hilgers. Pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. In: Voice restoration after total laryngectomy; Current science and future perspectives. Edited by Umanath K. Nayak, Aand Rehan Kazi. With Forewords by Eric D. Blom and Frans J.M. Hilgers. Publisher: Byword Books Private Limited, Delhi, India; 2009, pp 89-100.
211. VB Wreesmann, LM Smeele, FJM Hilgers, PJFM Lohuis. Closure of tracheoesophageal fistula with prefabricated revascularized bilaminar radial forearm free flap. Head Neck 2009; 31: 838-842.

210. Hilgers FJM. Primary postlaryngectomy vocal, pulmonary and olfactory rehabilitation: an update on the present global state of the art. J Jap Bronchoesophagol Soc 2009; 60: 142-150.
209. L van der Molen, MA van Rossum, LM Burkhead, LE Smeele, FJM Hilgers. Functional outcomes and rehabilitation strategies in patients, treated with chemo-radiation for advanced head and neck cancer: A systematic review. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2009; 266: 889-900.
208. A Kreeft, IB Tan, MWM van den Brekel, FJM Hilgers, AJM Balm. The surgical dilemma of ‘functional inoperability’ in oral and oropharyngeal cancer: current consensus on operability with regard to functional results. Clin. Otolaryngol. 2009, 34, 140–146
207. MA van Rossum, CJ van As-Brooks, FJM Hilgers, M Roozen. Quality of ‘glottal’ stops in tracheoesophageal speakers. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 2009; 23:1-14
206. AH Ackerstaff, AJM Balm, CRN Rasch, JP de Boer, R Wiggenraad, DHF Rietveld, RT Gregor, R Kröger, FJM Hilgers. First-year Quality of Life assessment of an intra-arterial (RADPLAT) versus intravenous chemoradiation Phase III trial. Head Neck 2009; 31: 77-84.

2008

205. MA van Rossum, P Jongmans, CJ van As-Brooks, FJM Hilgers. De ontwikkeling van een evidence-based therapieprogramma voor het verbeteren van spraakverstaanbaarheid bij tracheoesofageale sprekers. (The development of an evidence-based therapy program for the improvement of intelligibility in tracheoesophageal speakers). Stem-, Spraak-, en Taalpathologie 2008; 16: 112-123.
204. Hilgers FJM, van den Brekel MWM, van Tinteren H. Views on Acton el al. “Investigation of tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis leakage patterns: Patient's self-report versus clinician's confirmation”, Head Neck 2008; 30: 618-621. Letter to the editor. Head Neck 2008; 30: 1660-1661.
203. Dirven R, Hilgers FJM, Plooij JM, Maal TJJ, Bergé SJ, Verkerke GJ, Marres HAM. 3D Stereophotogrammetry for the assessment of tracheostoma anatomy. Acta Otolaryngol. 2008;128: 1248-1254.
202. Hilgers FJM, van den Brekel MWM. Practical tips for voice rehabilitation after pharyngolaryngectomy. In: Pearls and Pittfalls in Head and Neck Surgery; practical tips to minimize complications. Editor Cernea CR; associate editors: Dias FL, Fliss D, Lima RA, Myers EN, Wei WI. Karger Publishers, Basel, Freiburg, Paris, London, New York, Bangalore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokio, Sydney; 2008, pp 96-97. ISBN 978-3-8055-8425-8.
201. van den Brekel MWM, Hilgers FJM. Preoperative workup of the neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. In: Pearls and Pittfalls in Head and Neck Surgery; practical tips to minimize complications. Editor Cernea CR; associate editors: Dias FL, Fliss D, Lima RA, Myers EN, Wei WI. Karger Publishers, Basel, Freiburg, Paris, London, New York, Bangalore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokio, Sydney; 2008, pp.34-35. ISBN 978-3-8055-8425-8.

200. Zuur JK, Muller SH, Vincent A, Sinaasappel M, de Jongh FHC, Hilgers FJM. Assessment of tracheal temperature and humidity in laryngectomized individuals and the influence of heat and moisture exchangers on tracheal climate. Head Neck 2008; 30: 1072-1082.
199. Hilgers FJM, Soolsma J, van den Brekel MWM, Ackerstaff AH, Balm AJM, Tan IB. A thin tracheal silicone washer solving periprosthetic leakage in laryngectomees; direct results and long-term clinical effects.
Laryngoscope 2008; 118: 640-645.
198. Soolsma J, van den Brekel MWM, Ackerstaff AH, Balm AJM, Tan IB, Hilgers FJM. Long-term results of Provox ActiValve, solving the problem of frequent Candida- and ‘underpressure’-related voice prosthesis replacements. Laryngoscope 2008; 118: 252-257.

2007

197. Hilgers FJM. `Kroon-juwelen'. In: “Finesse” Liber Amicorum Prof. Dr. BBR Kroon. Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 7, 2007; pp. 3-6.
196. Zuur JK, Muller SH, Sinaasappel M, Hart AAM, van Zandwijk N, Hilgers FJM. The influence of heat and moisture exchanger respiratory load on transcutaneous oxygenation in laryngectomized individuals; a randomised crossover study. Head Neck 2007;29: 1102-1110.
195. Jongmans P, Wempe T, Hilgers FJM, Pols LCW, van As-Brooks CJ. Acoustic correlates of the voiced-voiceless distinction in Dutch tracheoesophageal speech. (Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, August 6-10, 2007) ICPhS Proceedings 2007; XVI: pp. 1997-2000.
194. Zuur JK, Muller SH, de Jongh FHC, van der Horst MJ, Shehata M, van Leeuwen J, Sinaasappel M, Hilgers FJM. A newly developed tool for intra-tracheal temperature and humidity assessment in laryngectomized individuals: the Airway Climate Explorer (ACE). Medical Biological Engineering and Computing 2007; 45: 737-745.
193. Menger DJ, van den Brekel MWM, Hilgers FJM. Een bijzonder beloop van een glottisch larynxcarcinoom. Ned Tijdsch KNO-Heelk. 2007; 13: 151-154.
192. Lorenz KJ, Groll K, Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Maier H. Hands-free speech after surgical voice rehabilitation with a Provox® voice prosthesis - Experience with the Provox FreeHands HME tracheostoma valve® system. Eur Arch ORL 2007; 264: 151-157.

2006

191. AJM Balm, FJM Hilgers. Behandeling van hoofd-halstumoren, met special aandacht voor de kwaliteit van leven. Oncologie magazine 2006; 2: 8-11.

190. Jongmans P, Hilgers FJM, Pols LCW, van As-Brooks CJ. The intelligibility of tracheoesophageal speech, with an emphasis on the voiced-voiceless distinction. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology 2006; 31: 172-181.
189. Geurts TW, Ackerstaff AH, van Zandwijk N, Hart AAM, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. The psychological impact of annual chest x-ray follow-up in head and neck cancer. Acta Otolaryngol 2006;126:1315-20.
188. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH. Development and evaluation of a novel tracheostoma button and fixation system (Provox LaryButton and LaryClip adhesive) to facilitate hands free tracheoesophageal speech. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 2006; 126: 1218-1224.
187. Ackerstaff AH, Zuur JK, Hilgers FJM. Pulmonary function and rehabilitation. Book chapter in: Head and Neck Cancer: Treatment, Rehabilitation and Outcomes. Editors: EC Ward and CJ van As. Publisher: Plural Publishing, Inc. San Diego, 2006; pp313-324. ISBN 1-59756-061-8.
186. van As CJ, van Beinum FL, Pols LCW, Hilgers FJM. Acoustic signal typing for evaluation of voice quality in tracheoesophageal speech. J Voice 2006; 20: 355-368.
185. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, van den Brekel MWM, Tan IB. Problembehandlung bei der prothetischen Stimmrehabilitation nach (totaler) Laryngektomie. DPGW Journal 2006; 33: 41-51.
184. Hilgers FJM. Letter to the editor (concerning paper by Oosterhoff JJ, van der Mei HC, Busscher HJ, Free RH, Kaper HJ, van Weissenbruch R, Albers FW. In vitro leakage susceptibility of tracheoesophageal shunt prostheses in the absence and presence of a biofilm. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2005; 73: 23-8). J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2006; 77B: 47-449 (+ author's reply).
183. Hilgers FJM, van As-Brooks CJ, Polak RMF, Tan IB. Surgical improvement of hypotonicity in tracheoesophageal speech. Laryngoscope 2006;116:345-348.
182. Zuur JK, Muller SH, de Jongh FHC, van Zandwijk N, Hilgers FJM. The physiological rationale of heat and moisture exchangers in postlaryngectomy pulmonary rehabilitation; a review. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2006; 263: 1-8.

2005

181. Jongmans P, Hilgers FJM, Pols LCW, van As-Brooks CJ. The intelligibility of tracheoesophageal speech: first results. (Peer reviewed paper in proceedings Interspeech Conference Lisbon, Portugal September 4-8.2005) Interspeech 2005: 1749-1752.

180. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH. Respiratory consequences of total laryngectomy and the need for pulmonary protection and rehabilitation. In: Contemporary Considerations in the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer: Voice, Speech and Swallowing. Editors: Philip C. Doyle and Robert L. Keith. PRO ED, Inc., Austin, 2005; pp. 503-520. ISBN 0-89079-988-1.
179. Hilgers FJM, van As CJ. Postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation with the consistent use of indwelling voice prostheses. In: Contemporary Considerations in the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer: Voice, Speech and Swallowing. Editors: Philip C. Doyle and Robert L. Keith. PRO ED, Inc., Austin, 2005; pp 453-479. ISBN 0-89079-988-1.
178. Hilgers FJM, Vanca P, Vis R. Veilig en doelmatig gebruik van flexibele nasofaryngoscopen door toepassing van steriele, disposable beschermhoezen. Ned Tijdschr KNO-Heelk 2005; 11:131-136
177. Op de Coul BNR, Ackerstaff AH, van As-Brooks CJ, van den Hoogen FJA, Meeuwis CA, Manni JJ, Hilgers FJM. Compliance, quality of life and quantitative voice quality aspects of hands-free speech. Acta Otolaryngol 2005; 125: 629-637.
176. van As CJ, Hilgers FJM, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Pols LCW. Anatomical and functional correlates of voice quality in tracheoesophageal speech. J Voice 2005; 19: 360-372.
175. Op de Coul BMR, Ackerstaff AH, van As CJ, van den Hoogen FJA, Meeuwis CA, Manni JJ, Hilgers FJM. Quality of life assessment in laryngectomized individuals: do we need additions to standard questionnaires in specific clinical research projects? Clin Otolaryngol 2005; 30: 169-175
174. Hilgers FJM. De KNO-arts en revalidatie (geneeskunde). Ned Tijdschr KNO-Heelk 2005; 11: 5-7.

2004

173. Hilgers FJM. Van verbazing naar vanzelfsprekendheid (From astonishing to predictable speech). Inaugural lecture, University of Amsterdam, September 23, 2004. Publisher: Vossiuspers UvA, Amsterdam 2004, pp 1-64. ISBN 90 5629 357 5.
172. Terhaard CH, Lubsen H, van der Tweel I, Hilgers FJ, Eijkenboom WM, Marres HA, Tjho-Heslinga RE, de Jong JM, Roodenburg JL. Salivary gland carcinoma: prognostic factors for loco-regional control, distant metastases and overall survival; results of the Dutch Head and Neck Oncology Cooperative Group. Head Neck 2004; 26: 681-693.
171. Hilgers FJM, van As CJ, van Dam FSAM. De gaap-ruikmethode: weer ruiken na een totale laryngectomie. Lopogedie & Foniatrie 2004; 4: 526-530.

170. Balm AJM, Rasch CRN, Schornagel JH, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Schultze-Kool L, Ackerstaff AH, Busschers W, Tan IB. Supradose selective intra-arterial cisplatin and concomitant radiation (RADPLAT) for inoperable stage IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck 2004; 26: 485-493.
169. van As CJ, Opde Coul BRM, Eysholdt U, Hilgers FJM. The value of digital high--speed endoscopy in addition to videofluoroscopy imaging of the neoglottis in tracheoesophageal speech. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 2004; 124: 82-89.
168. Lohuis PJFM, Klop WMC, Tan IB, van den Brekel MWM, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Effectiveness of therapeutic (N1, N2) selective neck dissection (levels II-V) in patients with laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Am J Surg 2004; 187: 295-299.

2003

167. Jongmans P, van As C, Pols L, Hilgers F. An introduction to the assessment of intelligibility of tracheoesophageal speech. Institute of Phonetic Scienses, University of Amsterdam, Proceedings 25 (2003), 185-196.
166. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, Balm AJM, van den Brekel MWM, Tan IB, Persson JO. A new problem-solving indwelling voice prosthesis, eliminating frequent candida- and `under-pressure'-related replacements: Provox ActiValve. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 2003; 123: 972-979.
165. Brown DH, Hilgers FJ, Irish JC, Balm AJ. Postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation: state of the art at the millennium. World J Surg 2003: 27: 824-831.
164. Op de Coul BMR, van den Hoogen FJA, van As CJ, Marres HAM, Joosten FBM, Manni JJ, Hilgers FJM. Evaluation of the effects of primary myotomy in total laryngectomy on the neoglottis using quantitative videofluoroscopy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003: 129: 1000-1005.
163. van As CJ, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, PolsLCW, Hilgers FJM. Perceptual evaluations of tracheoesophageal speech by naive and experienced judges through the use of semantic differential scales. J Speech Lang Hear Res 2003: 46: 947-959.
162. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, van As CJ, Balm AJM, van den Brekel MWM, Tan IB. Development and clinical assessment of a Heat and Moisture Exchanger with a multi-magnet automatic tracheostoma valve (Provox FreeHands HME) for vocal and pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 2003; 123: 91-99.
161. Jol JA, van Velthuysen ML, Hilgers FJ, Keus RB, Neering H, Balm AJ. Treatment results of regional metastasis from cutaneous head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Eur J Surg Oncol 2003; 29: 81-86.

2002

160. Ackerstaff AH, Tan IB, Rasch CRN, Balm AJM, Keus RB, Schornagel JH, Hilgers FJM. Quality of life assessment after supradose selective intra-arterial cisplatin and concomitant radiation (RADPLAT) for inoperable stage IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002; 128: 1185-1190.
159. Hilgers FJM, van As CJ. Spraakrevalidatie na totale laryngectomie middels stemprothesen. Handboek voor Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 2002; 18: B1.3.7.2b pp 1-30.
158. Hilgers FJM, Jansen HA, van As CJ, Polak MF, Muller MJ, van Dam FSAM. Long-term results of olfaction rehabilitation in laryngectomized individuals using the nasal airflow-inducing `Polite Yawning' maneuver. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002; 128: 648-654.
157. Vander Poorten VLM, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Management of cancer of the parotid gland. Curr Opinion Otolaryngol 2002; 10: 134-144.
156. Zuur CL, van Velthuysen MLF, Schornagel JH, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Diagnosis and treatment of isolated neck metastases of adenocarcinoma or undifferentiated large cell carcinoma of unknown primary origin. Eur J Surg Oncol 2002; 28: 147-152.
155. van Hagen JF, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Een verdachte ulceratie. Ned Tijdschr KNO-heelkunde 2002; 8: 11-13

2001

154. Van Veen SAJM, Balm AJM, Valdes Olmos RA, Hoefnagel CA, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, Pameijer FA. Occult head&neck primaries: accuracy of Thallium 201 SPECT and CR/MRI. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001; 127: 406-411.
153. Smit M, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB. Pain as sign of recurrent disease in head and neck cancer. Head Neck 2001; 23: 372-375.
152. van As CJ, Op de Coul BMR, van den Hoogen FJA, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Hilgers FJM. `Quantitative videofluoroscopy': a new evaluation tool for tracheoesophageal voice production. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001: 127: 161-169.

2000

151. M Tigges, T Wittenberg, C van As, U Eysholdt, F Hilgers. Visualization of the Pharyngoesophageal Mucosa During Tracheoesophageal Phonation. In: Vision, Modeling and Visualization 2000: Proceedings; November 22-24, 2000, Saarbrücken, Germany. Ed. Bernd Girod, pp 391-398.

150. Hilgers FJM, van As CJ, Polak R, Jansen-Spronk H, van Dam F. `Beleefd gapen'. Oncologica 2000; 4: 32-33.
149. OpdeCoul B, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Tan IB, van Tinteren H, van den Hoogen FJA. A decade of postlaryngectomy vocal rehabilitation in 318 patients: a single institution's experience with consistent application of indwelling voice prostheses (Provox). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000; 126: 1320-1328.
148. Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB. Reconstruction of treatment related cutaneous neck defects by pectoralis major myofascial flap transfer. In: Leemans R CR, Middelweerd RMJ, Vuyk HD, eds. Facial reconstructive surgery Academic report of the Dutch Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-facial Surgery 2000. ISBN 90-802244-3-X. pp. 134-141.
147. VanderPoorten VLM, Balm AFM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, Keus RB, Hart AAM. Stage as a major long-term predictor in minor salivary gland carcinoma. Cancer 2000, 15; 1195-1204.
146. Klop WMC, Balm AJM, Keus RB, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, van Tinteren H. Diagnostiek en behandeling van 39 patienten met halskliermetastasen van plaveiselcelcarcinoom van onbekende primaire origine, verwezen naar het Nederlands Kanker Instituur/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis, 1979-98. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 2000; 144: 1355-1360.
145. Jansen E, Keus RB, Hilgers FJM, Haas R, Tan IB, Bartelink H. Does the combination of radiotherapy and debulking surgery favor survival in paranasal sinus carcinoma? Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys 2000; 48: 27-35.
144. van As CJ, Op de Coul BMR, van den Hoogen FJA, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Hilgers FJM. Videofluoroscopy of voice production after total laryngectomy related to voice quality. Proceedings 4
th International Workshop Advances in quantitative laryngoscopy, voice and speech research. Jena, April 7-8, 2000; pp. 184-191.
143. van As CJ, Op de Coul BMR, van den Hoogen FJA, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Hilgers FJM. Voice quality of tracheoesophageal voice related to videofluoroscopy findings. Institute of Phonetic Sciences, University of Amsterdam. Proceedings 1999; 23: 37-57.
142. Hilgers FJM, van Dam FSAM, Keyzers S, Koster MN, van As , Muller MJ. Rehabilitation of olfaction in laryngectomized patients by means of a Nasal Airflow Inducing Manoeuver: the `Polite Yawning' technique. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000; 126: 726-732.
141. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH. Comprehensive rehabilitation after total laryngectomy is more than voice alone. Review/key note lecture composium for the 75
th anniversary of IALP Gothenburg, August 26-29, 1999. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 2000; 52: 65-73.

1999

140. Wittenberg T, Frischholz R, Ermst J, Van As C, Hilgers F, Tigges M, et al. Rechnerunterstützte Bewegungsanalyse der Pharyngo-Ösophagealen Schleimhaut nach Laryngektomie. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg; 1999 p. 347-51.
139. de Boer MF, Bors EFM, de Graeff A, Hilgers FJM, Hogenkamp E, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, van Weissenbruch R. NWHHT concept richtlijn larynxcarcinoom; begeleiding en revalidatie. 3de Lustrum vergadering Epe, November 11, 1999; pp 77-99. Also in: Richtlijn larynxcarcinoom. ISBN 90-75141-98-X; pp. 148-176.
138. Baldal E, Burlage FR, Engberts DP, Hilgers FJM, Kaanders JAHM, Marres HAM, Meeuwis CA, de Boer MF, Bors EFM, de Graeff A, Hilgers FJM, Hogenkamp E, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, van Weissenbruch R. Mulder PHM. NWHHT concept richtlijn larynxcarcinoom; grote T3 en T4 tumoren. 3de Lustrum vergadering Epe, November 11, 1999; pp 70-76. Also in: Richtlijn larynxcarcinoom. ISBN 90-75141-98-X; pp. 130-147.
137. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Meeuwis CA, Knegt PPM, Weenink C. Pulmonary function pre and post total laryngectomy. Clin Otolaryngol 1999; 24: 491-494.
136. Van Dam FSAM, Hilgers FJM, Emsbroek G, Touw FI, van As CJ, N de Jong. Deterioration of olfaction and gustation after total laryngectomy. Laryngoscope 1999; 109: 1150-1155. (Selected for the Home Study Guide of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc.)
135. Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Keus RB, Hilgers FJM, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Greven AJ, de Jong A, Bartelink H. Consequences of voice impairment in daily-life for patients following radiotherapy for early glottic cancer: voice quality, vocal function, and vocal performance. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys 1999;44:1071-1078.
134. As van CJ, Tigges M, Wittenberg T, Op de Coul BMR, Eysholdt U, Hilgers FJM. High-speed digital imaging of the neoglottic vibration after total laryngectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1999; 125: 891-897.
133. Valdes Olmos RA, Koops W, Loftus BM, Liem IH, Gregor RT, Hoefnagel CA, Hilgers FJM , Balm AJM. Correlative Thallium‑201 SPECT, MRI, and ex-vivo Thallium-201 uptake for detection and characterization of cervical lymphadenopathy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Nucl Med 1999;40:1414-1419.
132. Vander Poorten VLM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, Loftus-Croll BM, Keus RB, Hart AAM, Balm AJM. Prognostic factors for long-term results of the treatment of patients with malignant submandibular gland tumors. Cancer 1999; 85: 2255-2264.
131. Vander Poorten VLM, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, Loftus BM, Leeuwen van FE, Hart AAM. Development of a prognostic score for patients with parotid carcinoma. Cancer 1999: 85: 2057-2067.

130. Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Greven AJ, de Jong A, Bartelink H. Multidimensional assessment of voice characteristics following radiotherapy for early glottic cancer. Laryngoscope 1999; 109: 241-248.
129. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, van As CJ. Postlaryngectomy rehabilitation: prosthetic voice management. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1999; 7: 112-118.
128. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Meeuwis CA, van der Velden LA, van den Hoogen FJA, Marres HAM, Vreeburg GCM, Manni JJ. Multi-institutional assessment of the Provox2 voice prosthesis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1999; 125: 167-173.

1998

127. Hilgers FJM. Studi sui risultati funzionale della riabilitazione vocale protesica dopo laringectomia totale. In: Implanti fonatori nel laringectomizzato. I Serafini, G Rizzotto, eds; Comitato Simposi Scientifici Formenti, Milano. Roma, 23 Settembre 1998. pp 181-186.
126. Hilgers FJM. La protesi fonatoria Provox: recenti sviluppi nelle caratteristiche technice e applicative. In: Implanti fonatori nel laringectomizzato. I Serafini, G Rizzotto, eds; Comitato Simposi Scientifici Formenti, Milano. Roma 23 Settembre 1998. pp 85-88
125. Tigges M, van As C, Wittenberg T, Hilgers FJM, Eysholdt U. Directe Beobachtung der tracheoösophagealen Phonation bei 46 Laryngektomierten. In: Aktuelle phoniatrische-pädaudiologische Aspekte 1998, Band 6, M Gross (Hrsg). Proceedings 15. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Göttingen, 11.-13. September 1998.
124. Wittenberg T, Frischholz R, Ernst J, van As C, Hilgers FJM, Tigges M, Eysholdt U. Rechnerunterstützte Bewegungsanalyse der Pharyngo-Ösophagealen Schleimhaut nach Laryngektomie. In: Aktuelle phoniatrische-pädaudiologische Aspekte 1998, Band 6, M Gross (Hrsg). Proceedings 15. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Göttingen, 11.-13. September 1998.
123. As van CJ, Tigges M, Hilgers FJM, Eysholdt U. The sound generator in prosthetic voice rehabilitation after laryngectomy. Proceedings of the XXIVth World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), August 23-27, 1998, Amsterdam; pp. 363-365.
122. Tigges M, van As CJ, Hilgers FJM, Wittenberg T, Eysholdt U. Observation of the pharyngoesophageal mucosa during tracheoesophageal phonation. In: Advances in Quantitative Laryngoscopy, Voice, and Speech Research. Eds. Lehmann T, Palm, Ch, Spitzer K, Tolxdorff T. pp. 91-99. (Proceedings of the 3
rd International Workshop, Aachen, June 19-20, 1998)
121. Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM. Tumours of the oropharynx. In: Diseases of the head and neck, nose and throat; chapter 17. Eds. AS Jones, DE Phillips, FJM Hilgers. Arnold, London, Sydney, Auckland; 1998; pp 262-276.

120. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM. Rehabilitation in head and neck cancer. In: Diseases of the head and neck, nose and throat; chapter 29. Eds. AS Jones, DE Phillips, FJM Hilgers. Arnold, London, Sydney, Auckland; 1998; pp 435-448.
119. Bondt de RBJ, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB. Gerefereerde oorpijn; een belangrijk oncologisch signaal in het hoofd-hals gebied. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 1998; 142: 1753-1756.
118. Voet van der JCM, Keus RB, Hart AAM, Hilgers FJM, Bartelink H. The impact of treatment time and smoking on local control and complications in T1 glottic cancer. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys 1998; 42: 247-255.
117. Hoorweg JJ, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Zoetmulder F, Loftus BM. Metastasizing pleomorphic adenoma; a report of three cases. Eur J Surg Oncol 1998; 24: 452-455.
116. As van CJ, Hilgers FJM, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Ackerstaff AH. The influence of stoma occlusion on aspects of alaryngeal speech. Acta Otolaryngol 1998; 118: 732-738.
115. Ackerstaff AH, Lindenboom JAH, Balm AJM, Kroon FHM, Tan IB, Hilgers FJM. Structured assessment of the consequences of composite resection. Clin Otolaryngol 1998; 23: 339-344.
114. van As CJ, Hilgers FJM, Verdonck‑de Leeuw IM, Koopmans‑van Beinum FJ. Acoustical analysis and perceptual evaluation of tracheoesophageal prosthetic voice. J Voice 1998; 12: 239-248.
113. Brekel van de MWM, Pahmeijer FA, Koops W, Hilgers FJM, Kroon BBR, Balm AJM. Computed tomography for the detection of neck node metastases in melanoma patients. Eur J Surg Oncol. 1998; 24:51-54.
112. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Tan IB. Long term compliance of laryngectomized patients with a specialized pulmonary rehabilitation device, Provox Stomafilter. Laryngoscope 1998; 108: 257-260.

1997

111. As van CJ, Ravensteijn van AMA, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Hilgers FJM, Pols LCW. Formant frequencies of Dutch vowels in tracheoesophageal speech. Institute of Phonetic Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Proceedings 21 (1997), 143-153.

110. As van C, Tigges M, Hilgers FJ, Eysholdt U. Oesophageal vibration in voice rehabilitation after laryngectomy. In: Advances in Quantitative Laryngoscopy, Wittenberg T, Mergell P, Tigges M, Eysholdt U, eds. Verlag Abteilung Phoniatrie,Göttingen. 1997, pp. 95-102. Proceedings 2
nd `Round Table' Advances in quantitative laryngoscopy using motion-, image- and signal analysis. Erlangen, July 18-19, 1997.
109. As van CJ, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Hilgers FJM. Intelligibility of alaryngeal speech; a design for research. Institute of Phonetic Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Proceedings 1996; 20: 53-64.
108. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Tan IB. A new heat and moisture exchanger with speech valve, Provox Stomafilter: long term compliance. Proceedings Meeting of the European Laryngological Association, September 26‑29, 1996, Marburg, Germany. Advances in Laryngology in Europe. Ed. Kleinsasser O, Glanz H, Olofsson J. Elseviers Science Publishers, Amsterdam. Excerpta Medica ICS 1128; pp 328-333, 1997.
107. Verdonck-de Leeuw I, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ, Keus RB, Hilgers F. The development of an instrument to analyze voice quality of male patients with early glottic cancer: the effect of radiation treatment on voice quality. Proceedings Larynx 97, Marseille, France, June 16-18, 1997; pp 29-32.
106. As van CJ, Hilgers FJM, Koopmans-van Beinum FJ. The influence of stoma occlusion on alaryngeal speech. Proceedings Larynx 97, Marseille, France, June 16-18, 1997; pp 105-109.
105. Valdes Olmos RA, Balm AJM, Koops W, Loftus BM, Hoefnagel CA, Hilgers FJM. La medicina nuclear en el diagnostico por la imagen del cancer de cabeza y cuello. Rev Exp Med Nuclear 1997; 16: 128-137.
104. Balm AJM, Plaat BEC, Hart AAM, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB. Het nasopharynxcarcinoom: epidemiologie en behandelingsresultaten. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 1997; 141: 2346-2350.
103. Balm AJM, Peterse JL, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB. Een onschuldige langdurige eenzijdig neusverstopping?. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 1997; 141: 1953-1956.
102. Hoorweg JJ, Loftus‑Coll BM, Hilgers FJM. Osteoid and bone formation in a nasal mucosal melanoma and its metastasis. Histopathology 1997; 31: 465-468.
101. Valdes Olmos RA, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM , Koops W, Loftus BM, Tan IB, Muller SH, Hoefnagel CA, Gregor RT. Thallium‑201 SPECT in the diagnois of head and neck cancer. J Nucl Med 1997; 38: 873-879.

100. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, Balm AJM, Tan IB, Aaronson NK, Persson JO. Development and clinical evaluation of a second generation voice prosthesis (Provox2) designed for anterograde and retrograde insertion. Acta Otolaryngol 1997; 117: 889-896.
99. Michalides RJAM, van Veelen NMJ, Kristel PJP, Hart AAM, Loftus BM, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Cyclin D1 is a prognostic marker in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997; 123: 497-502.
98. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM. Die Folgen einer totalen Kehlkopfentfernung unter besonderer Beachtung der Rehabilitation der Stimme und der unteren Luftwege. HNO 1997; 45: 97-104.
97. Pameijer FA, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Muller SH. Variability of tumor volumes in T3 staged head and neck tumors. Head Neck 1997; 19: 6-13.
96. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Gregor RT, Ackerstaff AH, Scholtens BEGM. Voice results using the indwelling Provox voice prosthesis. In: M Pais Clemente, ed. Voice update. Proceedings 1st World Voice Congress, Oporto, Portugal, April 9‑13, 1995.Excerpta Medica International Congress Series 1097. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 173-182, 1996.

1996

95. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, van Zandwijk N. Pulmonary function deterioration postlaryngectomy and treatment with heat and moisture exchangers. In: Jesus Algaba, ed. Surgery and prosthetic voice restoration after total and subtotal laryngectomy. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Surgical and Prosthetic Voice Restoration after Total Laryngectomy, San Sebastian 29 September ‑1 October 1995. Excerpta Medica International Congress Series 1112. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 189-194, 1996.
94. van As CJ, Hilgers FJM, Verdonck‑de Leeuw IM, Koopmans‑van Beinum FJ. Acoustical analysis of the prosthetic voice. In: Jesus Algaba, ed. Surgery and prosthetic voice restoration after total and subtotal laryngectomy. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Surgical and Prosthetic Voice Restoration after Total Laryngectomy, San Sebastian 29 September ‑ 1 October 1995. Excerpta Medica International Congress Series 1112. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 189-194, 1996.
93. Hilgers FJM, Hoorweg JJ, Kroon BBR, Schaeffer B, de Boer JB, Balm AJM. Prosthetic voice rehabilitation with the Provox system after extensive pharyngeal resection and reconstruction. In: Jesus Algaba, ed. Surgery and prosthetic voice restoration after total and subtotal laryngectomy. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Surgical and Prosthetic Voice Restoration after Total Laryngectomy, San Sebastian 29 September ‑1 October 1995. Excerpta Medica International Congress Series 1112. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 111-120, 1996.
92. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM. Totale laryngectomie: II. Longproblematiek en longrevalidatie. Logopedie & Foniatrie 1996; 7/8: 192‑195.
91. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM. Totale laryngectomie: I. Stemrevalidatie en lichamelijke en psychosociale gevolgen. Logopedie & Foniatrie 1996; 6: 157‑160.

90. Hart AAM, Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM. Comments on "The importance of correct stage grouping in oncology; results of a nationwide study on oropharyngeal carcinoma in the Netherlands." Cancer 1996; 77:589‑590.
89. Hilgers FJM. Stimmrehabilitation nach Laryngektomie unter Einsatz der Provox‑Stimmprothese. In: Stimmrehabilitation nach Laryngektomie: Symposium 21.1.1995, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Ulm. Eds H Maier, HS Johannsen; pp 13‑21, 1996.
88. Hoogen van den FJA, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Tan IB, Koops W. The value of Computed Tomography scan versus an explorative surgical approach for removal of squamous cell carcinoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall. Am J Surg, 1996; 172: 701-703.
87. Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM, Levendag PC, Manni JJ, Hart AAM, Visser O, Knegt PPM, Marres HAM, ten Broeck FW, Burlage FR, van der Beek JHM, Baatenburg de Jong RJ. Disease specific survival and locoregional control in tonsillar carcinoma. Clin Otolaryngol 1996; 21: 550-556.
86. Gregor RT, Oei S, Hilgers FJM, Hart AAM, Balm AJM, Keus RB. Management of cervical metastases in supraglottic cancer. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1996; 105: 845-850.
85. Liem IH, Valdes Olmos RA, Balm AJM, Keus RB, van Tinteren H, Takes RP, Muller SH, Bruce AM, Hoefnagel CA, Hilgers FJM. Evidence for early and persistent salivary gland excretion impairment after irradiation of head and neck tumours. Eur J Nucl Med 1996; 23: 1485-1490.
84. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, Balm AJM, Gregor RT. A new heat and moisture exchanger with speech valve (Provox Stomafilter). Clin Otolaryngol 1996; 21: 414-418.
83. Gregor RT, Oei SS, Baris G, Keus RB, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Supraglottic laryngectomy with postoperative radiation versus primary radiation in the management of supraglottic laryngeal cancer. Am J Otolaryngol 1996; 17: 316-321.
82. de Gier J, Balm AJM, Bruning PF, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM. A systematic approach to the treatment of chylus leakage after neck dissection. Head Neck 1996; 18: 347‑351. (Selected for the Home Study Guide of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc.)
81. Wedman J, Balm AJM, Hart AAM, Loftus BM, Hilgers FJM, Gregor RT, Zandwijk van N, Zoetmulder FJ. The value of resection of pulmonary metastases in patients with head and neck cancer. Head Neck 1996; 18: 311‑316.
80. Gregor RT, Valdes Olmos RA, Koops W, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Hoefnagel CA. Preliminary experience with Thallous Chloride TI 201‑labeled Single‑Photon Emission Computed Tomography scanning in head and neck cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1996; 122: 509‑514.
79. Verschuur HP, Keus RB, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Gregor RT. Preservation of function by radiation of small primary tumours preceded by surgery for extensive nodal disease of the head and neck. Head Neck 1996; 18: 277‑282.
78. Verschuur HP, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. The tracheostoma in relation to prosthetic voice rehabilitation ‑How we do it. Laryngoscope 1996; 106: 111‑115.
77. Dijkstra MA, Balm AJM, Loftus B, Keus RB, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM. Survival of adult patients with head and neck soft tissue sarcomas. Clin Otolaryngol 1996; 21: 66‑71.
76. Hilgers FJM, Mak‑Kregar S, Levendag PC, Manni JJ, Visser O, Hart AAM. Het oropharynxcarcinoom in Nederland: een multi‑institutioneel retrospectief onderzoek van de Nederlandse Werkgroep Hoofd‑Hals Tumoren. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 1996; 140: 1025‑1030.

1995
75. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Stemrevalidatie na totale laryngectomie: de spraakmakende resultaten van een multidisciplinaire aanpak. Naderbij; de chirurgische oncologie in beweging. Liber amicorum prof dr JA van Dongen. Eds. EJTh Rutgers, BBR Kroon. The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, 1995: pp 91‑98.
74. Balm AJM, van Coevorden F, Bos KE, Fletcher CDM, Gortzak E, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Koops W, Kroon BBR, van der Laan BFAM, Loftus BM, Nieweg OE, Somers R, Wanebo WJ. Report of a symposium on diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue sarcomas in the head and neck. Eur J Surg Oncol 1995; 21: 287‑289.
73. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, de Boer MF, Meeuwis CA, Knegt PPM, Spoelstra HAA, van Zandwijk N, Balm AJM. Heat and moisture exchangers as a treatment option in the post‑operative rehabilitation of laryngectomized patients. Clin Otolaryngol 1995; 20: 504‑509.
72. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, van Zandwijk N. Long‑term pulmonary function after total laryngectomy. Clin Otolaryngol 1995; 20: 547‑551.
71. Leemans ChP, Balm AJM, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM. Management of carotid artery exposure with pectoralis major myofascial flap transfer and split thickness skin coverage. J Laryngol Otol 1995; 109: 1176‑1180.

70. Balm AJM, Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Gregor RT, Bos KE. Psychological aspects of major head and neck surgery. Fac Plast Surg 1995; 11: 91‑98.
69. Elias MM, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Gregor RT, Hart AAM, Balm AJM. Carcinoma of the hypopharynx; a retrospective analysis of the treatment results over a 20‑year period. Clin Otolaryngol 1995; 20: 249‑253.
68. Hart AAM, Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM, Levendag PC, Manni JJ, Spoelstra HAA, Bruaset I, van der Laan BAFM, Annyas AA, van der Beek JMH, vd Mey AGL, Visser O. The importance of correct stage grouping in oncology; results of a nationwide study on oropharyngeal carcinoma in the Netherlands. Cancer 1995; 75: 2656‑2662.
67. Laan BAFM van der, Baris G, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Radiation‑induced tumours in the head and neck. J Laryngol Otol 1995; 109: 246‑249.
66. Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM, Levendag PC, Manni JJ, Meeuwis CA, Lubsen H, Roodenburg JLN, vd Beek JMH, vd Mey AGL. A nationwide study of the epidemiology, treatment and survival of oropharyngeal carcinoma in the Netherlands. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1995; 252: 133‑138.
65. Plaat B, Balm AJM, Loftus B, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB. Fibromatosis in the head and neck. Clin Otolaryngol 1995; 20: 103‑108.
64. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Gregor RT. Stimmrehabilitation nach Laryngektomie mit der Provox
TM‑Stimmprothese. Chirurgische und technische Aspekte. Teil II. HNO 1995; 43: 261‑267.
63. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Gregor RT. Stimmrehabilitation nach Laryngektomie mit der Provox
TM‑Stimmprothese. Chirurgische und technische Aspekte. Teil I. HNO 1995; 43: 197‑202.
62. Dijkstra MA, Balm AJM, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Loftus B. Soft tissue sarcomas of the head and neck associated with surgical trauma. J Laryngol Otol 1995; 109: 126‑129.

1994

61. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM, Gregor RT. Surgeon's workshop: changing the indwelling Provox tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis as an outpatient procedure. (In rtesponse to: Parker AJ, Clegg RT. Clin Otolaryngol 1993; 18: 145‑149). Letter to the editor. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 174‑175.

60. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Balm AJM. Communication, functional disorders and life style changes after total laryngectomy. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994 Elseviers Science BV, Amsterdam. pp 714‑718.
59. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Balm AJM, van Zandwijk N. Improvements in respiratory and psychosocial functioning following total laryngectomy by the use of a heat and moisture exchanger. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994. Elseviers Science BV, Amsterdam. pp 700‑704.
58. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Long term results of vocal rehabilitation after total laryngectomy with the low‑resistance, indwelling Provox
TM voice prosthesis system. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994. Exerpta Medica International Congress Series 1063. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 657‑662.
57. Hilgers FJM, Elias MM, Baris G, Gregor RT, Balm AJM. Carcinoma of the hypopharynx; a retrospective analysis of the treatment results over a 20‑year period. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994. Exerpta Medica International Congress Series 1063. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 596‑601.
56. Terhaard CHJ, Hordijk GJ, Dolsma WV, Hilgers FJM, Tjho‑Heslinga RE, Manni JJ, Knegt PPM, Croll GA. Morbidity associated with treatment for T3 laryngeal carcinoma. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994. Exerpta Medica International Congress Series 1063. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Tokyo. pp 561‑565.
55. Gregor RT, Oei S, Baris G, Keus RB, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. The role of horizontal partial laryngectomy (HPL) in the treatment of supraglottic carcinoma ‑ a ten years study. In: R Smee, GP Bridger, eds. Laryngeal cancer; Proceedings 2nd World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, 20‑24 February 1994. Elseviers Science BV, Amsterdam. pp 476‑480.
54. Vielvoye‑Kerkmeer APE, Mattern C, Hilgers FJM. Niemand hoeft pijn te lijden ... (vervolg) ... het einde van desillusies en hoop. Pijn Informatorium, 1994; aanvulling 20: KB 0310‑1‑3.
53. van Vuuren PAC, Balm AJM, Gregor RT, Hilgers FJM, Loftus BM, Delprat CC, Rutgers EJTh. Carcinoma arising in thyreoglossal duct remnants. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 509‑515.
52. Takes RP, Valdés Olmos RA, Hilgers FJM, Hoefnagel CA, Bruning PF. Intracystic administration of Tc‑99m colloid particles to study retention and drainage in lymphangioma of the neck. Clin Nucl Med 1994; 19: 792‑794.
51. Gregor RT, Loftus B, Cohen P, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Saccular mucocele in association with laryngeal cancer; imaging case study of the month. Annals Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1994; 103: 732‑736.

50. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Balm AJM. Communication, functional disorders and life‑style changes after total laryngectomy. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 295‑300.
49.Takes RP, Balm AJM, Loftus B, Baris G, Hilgers FJM, Gregor RT. Merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 222‑229.
48. Valdés Olmos RA, Keus RB, Takes RP, van Tinteren H, Baris GE, Hilgers FJM, Hoefnagel CA, Balm AJM. Scintigraphic assessment of salivary gland function and excretion response in radiation‑induced injury of the major salivary glands. Cancer 1994; 73: 2886‑2893.
47. Balm AJM, Kroon BBR, Hilgers FJM, Jonk A, Mooi WJ. Lymph node metatasis in the neck and parotid gland from unknown primary melanoma. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 161‑165.
46. Mak‑Kregar S, Keus RB, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Carcinoma of the soft palate and the posterior oropharyngeal wall. Clin Otolaryngol 1994; 19: 22‑27.

1993

45. Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF. Prothèse Provox
TM. In: F. Le Huche et A. Allali, eds. Réhabilitation vocale après laryngectomie totale. Collection Phoniatrie. Masson, Paris/Milan/Barcelone/Bonn. 1993: pp 73‑78.
44. Jonk A, Kroon BBR, Mooi WJ, Hart AAM, Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. The value of therapeutic neck dissection in patients with melanoma. Diagnostic Oncology 1993; 3: 268‑270.
43. Balm AJM, Kroon BBR, Gregor RTh, Hilgers FJM. The value of elective lymph node dissection in head and neck melanoma. Diagnostic Oncology 1993; 3; 263‑267.
42. Kroon BBR, Balm AJM, Nieweg OE, Hilgers FJM, van Dongen JA. Local excision of cutaneous melanoma with special reference to head and neck localisation: how wide? Diagnostic Oncology 1993; 3: 253‑257.
41. Tjho‑Heslinga RE, Terhaard CHJ, Schouwenburg P, Hilgers FJM, Dolsma WV, Croll GA, Hoogenhout J, Knegt PP, Hordijk GJ, Leer JWH. T3 laryngeal cancer, primary surgery versus planned combined radiotherapy and surgery. Clin Otolaryngol 1993; 18: 536‑540.

40. Balm AJM, Delaere P, Hilgers FJM, Somers R, van Heerde P. Mucosa associated lymphoid T cell (MALT) lymphoma in the parotid gland. Clin Otolaryngol 1993; 18: 528‑532.
39. Hilgers FJM, Balm AJM. Long term results of vocal rehabilitation after total laryngectomy with the low‑resistance, indwelling Provox
TM voice prosthesis system. Clin Otolaryngol 1993; 18: 517‑523.
38. Ackerstaff AH, Souren T, van Zandwijk N, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Improvements in the assessment of pulmonary function in laryngectomized patients. Laryngoscope 1993; 103: 1391‑1394.
37. Manni JJ, Terhaard CHJ, de Boer MF, Croll GA, Hilgers FLM, Annyas AA, van der Meij AGL, Hordijk GJ. Uni‑und Multivarianzanalyse prognostischer Faktoren bei T3‑Kehlkopfkarzinomen. Laryngo‑Rhino‑Otologie 1993; 72: 574‑579.
36. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Balm AJM, van Zandwijk N. Improvements in respiratory and psychosocial functioning following total laryngectomy by the use of a heat and moisture exchanger (HME). Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1993; 102: 878‑883.
35. Elias M, Balm AJM, Peterse JH, Keus RB, Hilgers FJM. Malignant schwannoma of the parapharynge al space in Von Recklinghausen's disease: a case report and review of the literature. J Laryngol Otol 1993; 107: 848‑852.
34. Hilgers FJM, Cornelissen MW, Balm AJM. Aerodynamic characteristics of the low‑resistance, indwelling Provox
TM voice prosthesis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1993; 250: 375‑378.
33. Mak‑Kregar S, Mooi WJ, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM. Squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsillar region and the base of the tongue. A morphological and immunohistochemical comparative pilot study. J Laryngol Otol 1993; 107: 1129‑1135.
32. Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Baris G, Keus RB. Transposition of pectoralis muscle: an adjunct to the treatment of severe chondroradionecrosis of the larynx. J Laryngol Otol 1993; 107: 748‑751.
31. Mak‑Kregar S, Baris G, Lebesque JV, Balm AJM, Hart AAM, Hilgers FJM. Radiotherapy of tonsillar and base of the tongue carcinoma. Prediction of local control. Eur J Cancer, Oral Oncol 1993; 29B: 119‑125.

30. Bos KE, Balm AJM, Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF, de Boer JB. Reconstructie van defecten in het hoofd‑hals gebied met behulp van vrije, met microvaat‑anatomosen gerevasculariseerde spiertransplantaten. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 1993; 137: 541‑546.
29. Westerbeek HA, Mooi WJ, Hilgers FJM, Baris G, Begg AC, Balm AJM. Ploidy status and response to radiotherapy of T1 glottic larynx carcinoma. Clin Otolaryngol 1993; 18: 98‑101.

1992

28. Manni JJ, Terhaard CHJ, de Boer MF, Croll GA, Hilgers FJM, Annyas AA, van der Mey AGL, Hordijk GJ. Prognostic factors in T3 laryngeal cancer: uni‑and multivariate analysis. Am J Surgery 1992; 164: 682‑687.
27. Terhaard CHJ, Hordijk GJ, van den Broek P, de Jong PC, Snow GB, Hilgers FJM, Annyas AA, Tjho‑Heslinga RE and de Jong JMA. A retrospective study of the Dutch Head and Neck oncology cooperative group: study design and general results. Clin Otolaryngol 1992; 17: 393‑402.
26. Coene IMJH, Schouwenburg PF, Voûte PA, Burgers JMV, Hilgers FJM. Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma of the Head and Neck. Clin Otolaryngol 1992; 17: 291‑296.
25. Schot LJ, Hilgers FJM, Keus RB, Schouwenburg PF, Dreschler WA. Late effects of radiotherapy on hearing. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1992; 249: 305‑308.
24. Mak‑Kregar S, Schouwenburg PF, Baris G, Hilgers FJM, Hart AAM, Staging and prognostic factors in carcinoma of the base of the tongue. Clin Otolaryngol 1992; 17: 107‑112.

1991

23. Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF. Spraakrevalidatie met behulp van stemprothese na totale verwijdering van strottenhoofd. Kanker 1991; 15: 138‑141.
22. Bos KE, Balm AJM, Schouwenburg PF, Hilgers FJM, de Boer JB. Free muscle transfer with split thickness skin graft coverage in head and neck reconstructive surgery. Eur J Surg Oncol 1991; 17: 323‑329.
21. Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Ackerstaff AH, Schouwenburg PF, van Zandwijk N. The influence of a heat and moisture exchanger (HME) on the respiratory symptoms after total laryngectomy. Clin Otolaryngol 1991; 16: 152‑156.

1990

20. Ackerstaff AH, Hilgers FJM, Aaronson NK, Schouwenburg PF, van Zandwijk N. Lichamelijke en psychosociale gevolgen van totale larynxextirpatie en het effect van een warmte en vocht wisselaar. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 1990; 134: 2438‑2442.
19. Balm AJM, Westerbeek HA, Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF, Devriese PP. Een onbegrepen perifere nervus facialis‑paralyse en toch geen verlamming van Bell. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 1990; 134: 1977‑1979.
18. Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF. A new low‑resistance, self‑retaining prothesis (Provox
TM) for voice rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Laryngoscope 1990; 100: 1202‑1207.
17. Hilgers FJM, Ackerstaff AH, Aaronson NK, Schouwenburg PF, van Zandwijk N. Physical and psychosocial consequences of total laryngectomy. Clin Otolaryngol 1990; 15: 421‑425.
16. Mak‑Kregar S, Hilgers FJM, Baris G, Schouwenburg PF, Hart AAM. Carcinoma of the tonsillar region: comparison of two staging systems and analysis of prognostic factors. Laryngoscope 1990; 100: 634‑638.

1988

15. Vreeburg GCM, Schouwenburg PF, Hilgers FJM, Kraker NW de, Hart AAM. Cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck. Eur J Surg Oncol 1988; 14: 165‑170.

1987

14. Bruning PF, Halling A, Hilgers FJM, Kappner G, Klein Poelhuis E, Kobashi‑Schoot AM, Schouwenburg PF. Postoperative nasogastric tube feeding in patients with head and neck cancer: A prospective assessment of nutritional status and well‑being. Eur J Cancer Clin Oncol 1987; 24: 181‑188.

1986

13. Bonfrere JMG, van Zandwijk N, Hilgers FJM. SCC antigen levels in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. In: Kato H, de Bruijn HWA, Ebert W, Herberman RB, Johnson J, eds. SCC antigen in the management of squamous cell carcinoma. Abbott diagnostic educational services, 1986; pp 170‑174.

1984

12. Schouwenburg PF, Hilgers FJM. De behandeling van het neusbijholte carcinoom. Quo vadis? In: Kroon BBR, van Dongen JA, red. Oncologisch kabinet. Veranderende inzichten in de behandeling van tumoren. Amsterdam: Antoni van Leeuwenhoekhuis, 1984; pp. 117‑122.
11. Peeters HJF, Hilgers FJM, Koornneef L, Schouwenburg PF. De exenteratie van de orbita. In: Kroon BBR, van Dongen JA, red. Oncologisch kabinet. Veranderende inzichten in de behandeling van tumoren. Amsterdam: Antoni van Leeuwenhoekhuis, 1984; pp. 123‑126.

1981

10. Beek W van, Breekveldt J, Bakker E de, Hilgers J, Hilgers FJM, Nilsson K. Early changes in the cyclopeptides of human B‑lymphocytes after Epstein‑Barr virus infection in vitro. Int J Cancer 1981; 27: 23‑28.

1979

09. Hilgers FJM, van den Broek P. Oncologiedag over hoofd‑halstumoren. Verslag van de 17de Oncologie bijeenkomst op 7 april 1979 te Nijmegen. Kanker; 3: 15‑17.
08. Crul BVM, Albus Lutter C, Bangert JA, Hilgers FJM, Schouwenburg PF, van Slooten EA. De diagnostiek bij een zwelling in de nek. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 1979; 123: 1585‑1588.

1977

07. Hilgers FJM. Immunologische en virologische aspecten van hoofd‑halstumoren. In: Snow GB, van den Broek P, red. Recente ontwikkelingen in kanker van het hoofd‑halsgebied. Rapport voor de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Keel‑, Neus‑ en Oorheelkunde en Heelkunde van het Hoofd‑Halsgebied. 1977; pp. 11‑39.

1976

06. Hilgers FJM. Immunological aspects of herpes viruses in human neoplasia. PhD thesis. Supervisor: prof dr F Dekking, University of Amsterdam; Publisher: Mondeel, Amsterdam.
05. Hilgers FJM, Hilgers JHM. An immunofluorescence technique with counterstain on fixed cells for the detection of antibodies to human herpes viruses: Antibody patterns in patients with Hodgkin's disease and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Intervirology 1976; 7: 309‑327.

1975

04. Hilgers FJM, Dean AG, The G de. Elevated immunofluorescence antibody titers to several herpes viruses in Burkitt's lymphoma patients: Are high titers unique? J Nat Cancer Inst 1975; 54: 49‑51.
03. Reedman BM, Hilgers JHM, Hilgers FJM, Klein G. Immunofluorescence and anti‑complement immunofluorescence absorption tests for quantitation of Epstein‑Barr virus‑associated antigens. Int J Cancer 1975; 15: 566‑571.

1974

02. Hilgers FJM, Rosen A, Lamon E, Klein G. Detection of Epstein‑Barr virus determined intracellular antigens in unfixed cells with labeled antibodies. J Nat Cancer Inst 1974; 53: 949‑955.
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