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Prof. Everaert

Name: Karel CMM Everaert 

Current Employment: Position: Head of Clinics Functional Urology, Professor in Neurourology 

Work Address: UZ Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium 

Academic Qualifications 

Qualification / Specialisation Year College / University / Institution Medical Doctor Training resident Urology PhD 1988 1988-1993 1999 University of Ghent University of Ghent University of Ghent 

Details of Clinical and Scientific Experience: Summary articles 2012-2017: 

Everaert KCM, Michielsen DPJ, Wyndaele JJ. Minimal Device Encrustation on Vesair  Intravesical Balloons in the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence: Analysis of Balloons Removed from Women in the SOLECT Trial. Adv Ther. 2017 Jun 9. doi: 10.1007/s12325-017-0570-3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28597355. 

2: Pinson H, Hallaert G, Herregodts P, Everaert K, Couvreur T, Caemaert J, Kalala JP, Van Roost D. Outcome of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: a Retrospective Study of Clinical and Radiological Parameters. World Neurosurg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S1878-8750(17)30572-7. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.077. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28433838. 

3: Hervé F, Viaene A, Everaert K. OnabotulinumtoxinA injections in detrusor facilitate self-catheterisation in a patient with paraplegia and bladder outlet dyssynergia. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Apr 6;2017. pii: bcr-2016-218429. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218429. PubMed PMID: 28389505. 

4: Herschorn S, Kohan A, Aliotta P, McCammon K, Sriram R, Abrams S, Lam W, Everaert K. The Efficacy and Safety of OnabotulinumtoxinA or Solifenacin Compared with Placebo in Solifenacin Naïve Patients with Refractory Overactive Bladder: Results from a Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Phase 3b Trial. J Urol. 2017 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5347(17)30189-1. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.01.069. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28161352. 

5: Decalf V, Huion A, Denys MA, Kumps C, Petrovic M, Everaert K. Circadian Variation in Post Void Residual in Nursing Home Residents With Moderate Impairment in Activities of Daily Living. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2017 May 1;18(5):433-437. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2016.11.022. Epub 2017 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 28108206. 

6: Denys MA, Kapila V, Weiss J, Goessaert AS, Everaert K. Basic or extended urine sampling to analyse urine production? Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 Jan 5. doi: 10.1002/nau.23198. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28054405. 

7: Hervé F, Lumen N, Goessaert AS, Everaert K. Persistent urinary incontinence after a robot-assisted artificial urinary sphincter procedure: lessons learnt from two cases. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Oct 25;2016. pii: bcr2016216971. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216971. PubMed PMID: 27797881. 

8: Denys MA, Viaene A, Goessaert AS, Van Haverbeke F, Hoebeke P, Raes A, Everaert K. Circadian Rhythms in Water and Solute Handling in Adults with a Spinal Cord Injury. J Urol. 2017 Feb;197(2):445-451. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.08.001. Epub 2016 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 27506697. 

9: Lopes Mendes AL, Decalf V, Denys MA, Tubaro A, Everaert K. The impact of nocturnal polyuria in older people with nocturnal LUTS. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2016 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27706125. 10: Kapila V, Kapila AK, Tailly T, Rappe B, Juul KV, Everaert K. The analgesic action of desmopressin in renal colic. Acta Clin Belg. 2017 Jun;72(3):179-185. doi: 

10.1080/17843286.2016.1230569. Epub 2016 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 27658643. 

11: Denys MA, Cherian J, Rahnama'i MS, O'Connell KA, Singer J, Wein AJ, Dhondt K, Everaert K, Weiss JP. ICI-RS 2015-Is a better understanding of sleep the key in managing nocturia? Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/nau.23032. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 27653805. 

12: Andersson F, Anderson P, Holm-Larsen T, Piercy J, Everaert K, Holbrook T. Assessing the impact of nocturia on health-related quality-of-life and utility: results of an observational survey in adults. J Med Econ. 2016 Dec;19(12):1200-1206. Epub 2016 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 27388879. 

13: Denys MA, Decalf V, Goessaert AS, Petrovic M, VAN Kerrebroeck P, Everaert K.  Lower urinary tract symptoms in an older population: novel concepts for future research. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2016 Jun;68(3):314-5. PubMed PMID: 27324554. 

14: Jones J, Van de Putte D, De Ridder D, Knowles C, O'Connell R, Nelson D, Goessaert AS, Everaert K. A Joint Mechanism of Action for Sacral Neuromodulation  for Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction? Urology. 2016 Nov;97:13-19. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.05.032. Epub 2016 May 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 27233933. 

15: Denys MA, Bruneel E, Van Laecke S, Nørgaard JP, Everaert K. Pitfalls and opportunities in multidisciplinary research about nocturia in adults. Acta Clin Belg. 2017 Feb;72(1):2-5. doi: 10.1080/17843286.2016.1177276. Epub 2016 May 10. PubMed PMID: 27164325. 

16: Nitti VW, Ginsberg D, Sievert KD, Sussman D, Radomski S, Sand P, De Ridder D, Jenkins B, Magyar A, Chapple C; 191622-096 Investigators. Durable Efficacy and Safety of Long-Term OnabotulinumtoxinA Treatment in Patients with Overactive Bladder Syndrome: Final Results of a 3.5-Year Study. J Urol. 2016 Sep;196(3):791-800. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.03.146. Epub 2016 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 27038769. 

17: Hanna-Mitchell AT, Robinson D, Cardozo L, Everaert K, Petkov GV. Do we need to know more about the effects of hormones on lower urinary tract dysfunction? ICI-RS 2014. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Feb;35(2):299-303. doi: 10.1002/nau.22809. Review. PubMed PMID: 26872571. 

18: Denys MA, Anding R, Tubaro A, Abrams P, Everaert K. Lower urinary tract symptoms and metabolic disorders: ICI-RS 2014. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Feb;35(2):278-82. doi: 10.1002/nau.22765. Review. PubMed PMID: 26872568. 

19: Chartier-Kastler E, Everaert K, Gruenenfelder J, Schulte-Baukloh H, Guard S,  Zheng Y, Sussman D. [Not Available]. Prog Urol. 2014 Nov;24(13):797-8. doi: 10.1016/j.purol.2014.08.036. Epub 2014 Oct 30. French. PubMed PMID: 26461561. 

20: Goessaert AS, Everaert K, Hoebeke P, Vande Walle J. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of the Oral Disintegrating Tablet of Desmopressin in Adults with Nocturnal Polyuria: A Pilot Study. Adv Ther. 2015 Sep;32(9):799-808. doi: 10.1007/s12325-015-0247-8. Epub 2015 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 26412224. 

21: Goessaert AS, Walle JV, Bosch R, Hoebeke P, Everaert K. Nocturnal Polyuria: Excess of Nocturnal Urine Production, Excess of Definitions-Influence on Renal Function Profile. J Urol. 2016 Mar;195(3):670-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.09.076. Epub 2015 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 26410733. 

22: Everaert K, Gruenenfelder J, Schulte-Baukloh H, Egerdie RB, Khalaf K, Joshi M, Ni Q, Sussman D. Impact of onabotulinumtoxinA on quality of life and practical aspects of daily living: A pooled analysis of two randomized controlled trials. Int J Urol. 2015 Dec;22(12):1131-7. doi: 10.1111/iju.12912. Epub 2015 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 26391359. 

23: De Caestecker K, Lumen N, Spinoit AF, Everaert K, Fiers T, Oosterlinck W. Varicocele: the origin of benign prostatic hypertrophy? Testosterone dosages in the periprostatic plexus. Acta Clin Belg. 2016 Jun 9:1-3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26290288. 

24: Bosch JL, Everaert K, Weiss JP, Hashim H, Rahnama'i MS, Goessaert AS, Aizen J. Would a new definition and classification of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria improve our management of patients? ICI-RS 2014. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Feb;35(2):283-7. doi: 10.1002/nau.22772. Epub 2015 Apr 10. Review. PubMed PMID: 25865757. 

25: Wyndaele JJ, De Wachter S, Tommaselli GA, Angioli R, de Wildt MJ, Everaert KC, Michielsen DP, Van Koeveringe GA. A randomized, controlled clinical trial of  an intravesical pressure-attenuation balloon system for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in females. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Feb;35(2):252-9. doi: 10.1002/nau.22708. Epub 2015 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 25598453. 

26: Dewaele T, D'Hooghe L, Everaert K, Devisschere P. Secondary infertility caused by a midline cyst of the prostate. JBR-BTR. 2014 Sep-Oct;97(5):317. PubMed PMID: 25597221. 

27: Vanlangenhove P, Dhondt E, Everaert K, Defreyne L. Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of varicoceles: a review. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2014 Dec;66(4):257-82. Epub 2014 Nov 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 25394405. 

28: Goessaert AS, Everaert K, Hoebeke P, Kapila A, Walle JV. Nocturnal enuresis and nocturia, differences and similarities - lessons to learn? Acta Clin Belg. 2015 Apr;70(2):81-6. doi: 10.1179/2295333714Y.0000000055. Epub 2014 Nov 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 25379877. 

29: Goessaert AS, Krott L, Hoebeke P, Vande Walle J, Everaert K. Diagnosing the pathophysiologic mechanisms of nocturnal polyuria. Eur Urol. 2015 Feb;67(2):283-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.09.003. Epub 2014 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 25240972. 

30: Goessaert AS, Krott L, Walle JV, Everaert K. Exploring nocturia: gender, age, and causes. Neurourol Urodyn. 2015 Aug;34(6):561-5. doi: 10.1002/nau.22638. Epub  2014 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 24942251.

31: Everaert K, Goessaert AS, Vande Walle J. Arterial hypertension related to the injection of onabotulinumtoxinA in the detrusor. Acta Clin Belg. 2014 Apr;69(2):122-4. doi: 10.1179/2295333713Y.0000000004. Epub 2014 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 24724753. 

32: Goessaert AS, Schoenaers B, Opdenakker O, Hoebeke P, Everaert K, Vande Walle  J. Long-term followup of children with nocturnal enuresis: increased frequency of nocturia in adulthood. J Urol. 2014 Jun;191(6):1866-70. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.12.051. Epub 2014 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 24423434. 

33: Vanlangenhove P, Everaert K, Van Maele G, Defreyne L. Tolerance of glue embolization under local anesthesia in varicoceles: a comparative study of two different cyanoacrylates. Eur J Radiol. 2014 Mar;83(3):559-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.11.018. Epub 2013 Dec 3. PubMed PMID: 24374263. 

34: Goessaert AS, Denys MA, Deryckere S, Everaert K. Nocturnal polyuria in a nursing home and effect on quality of life. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Oct;61(10):1812-3. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12466. PubMed PMID: 24117293. 

35: Denys MA, Goessaert AS, Everaert K. Re: Elliott CS, Comiter CV. The effect of angiotensin inhibition on urinary incontinence: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2008). Neurourol urodyn 2014; 33:1178-81. Neurourol Urodyn. 2014 Nov;33(8):1184-5. doi: 10.1002/nau.22478. Epub 2013 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 24038304. 

36: van Kerrebroeck P, Chapple C, Drogendijk T, Klaver M, Sokol R, Speakman M, Traudtner K, Drake MJ; NEPTUNE Study Group. Combination therapy with solifenacin  and tamsulosin oral controlled absorption system in a single tablet for lower urinary tract symptoms in men: efficacy and safety results from the randomised controlled NEPTUNE trial. Eur Urol. 2013 Dec;64(6):1003-12. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.07.034. Epub 2013 Aug 3. PubMed PMID: 23932438. 

37: Chapple CR, Amarenco G, López Aramburu MA, Everaert K, Liehne J, Lucas M, Vik V, Ridder A, Snijder R, Yamaguchi O; BLOSSOM Investigator Group. A proof-of-concept study: mirabegron, a new therapy for overactive bladder. Neurourol Urodyn. 2013 Nov;32(8):1116-22. doi: 10.1002/nau.22373. Epub 2013 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 23424164. 

38: Goessaert AS, Antoons S, Van Den Driessche M, Tourchi A, Pieters R, Everaert  K. No-touch intermittent catheterization: caregiver point of view on sterility errors, duration, comfort and costs. J Adv Nurs. 2013 Sep;69(9):2000-7. doi: 10.1111/jan.12062. Epub 2012 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 23278907. 

39: Groen LA, Hoebeke P, Loret N, Van Praet C, Van Laecke E, Ann R, Vande Walle J, Everaert K. Sacral neuromodulation with an implantable pulse generator in children with lower urinary tract symptoms: 15-year experience. J Urol. 2012 Oct;188(4):1313-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.06.039. Epub 2012 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 22902022. 

40: Goessaert AS, Everaert KC. Onabotulinum toxin A for the treatment of neurogenic detrusor overactivity due to spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis. Expert Rev Neurother. 2012 Jul;12(7):763-75. doi: 10.1586/ern.12.61. Review. PubMed PMID: 22853784. 

41: Groen LA, Spinoit AF, Hoebeke P, Van Laecke E, De Troyer B, Everaert K. The AdVance male sling as a minimally invasive treatment for intrinsic sphincter deficiency in patients with neurogenic bladder sphincter dysfunction: a pilot study. Neurourol Urodyn. 2012 Nov;31(8):1284-7. doi: 10.1002/nau.21256. Epub 2012 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 22847896. 

42: Esposito S, Deventer K, T'Sjoen G, Vantilborgh A, Delbeke FT, Goessaert AS, Everaert K, Van Eenoo P. Qualitative detection of desmopressin in plasma by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2012 Mar;402(9):2789-96. doi: 10.1007/s00216-011-5697-5. Epub 2012 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 22318696.