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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 72 Citations 16,789 201 World Ranking 13882 National Ranking 456

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Gene
  • Enzyme

Leon J. Schurgers mainly investigates Internal medicine, Endocrinology, Matrix gla protein, Calcification and Vitamin. His study on Internal medicine is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Cardiology. His Endocrinology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Osteocalcin, Anticoagulant and Hemodialysis.

Leon J. Schurgers has included themes like Extracellular matrix, Serine and Pathogenesis in his Matrix gla protein study. The study incorporates disciplines such as Calcium metabolism, Calcium and Anatomy in addition to Calcification. His Vitamin research incorporates elements of Bioavailability and Vitamin k.

His most cited work include:

  • Human vascular smooth muscle cells undergo vesicle-mediated calcification in response to changes in extracellular calcium and phosphate concentrations: a potential mechanism for accelerated vascular calcification in ESRD. (717 citations)
  • Dietary Intake of Menaquinone Is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: The Rotterdam Study (374 citations)
  • Dialysis Accelerates Medial Vascular Calcification in Part by Triggering Smooth Muscle Cell Apoptosis (368 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His main research concerns Internal medicine, Endocrinology, Calcification, Matrix gla protein and Vitamin. His studies deal with areas such as Osteocalcin, Gastroenterology and Cardiology as well as Internal medicine. His Endocrinology research includes themes of Calcium metabolism and Calcium.

Leon J. Schurgers studied Calcification and Dialysis that intersect with Hemodialysis. As a member of one scientific family, Leon J. Schurgers mostly works in the field of Matrix gla protein, focusing on Pseudoxanthoma elasticum and, on occasion, ABCC6. His Vitamin research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Anticoagulant and Coagulation.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Internal medicine (55.04%)
  • Endocrinology (38.13%)
  • Calcification (39.21%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Calcification (39.21%)
  • Internal medicine (55.04%)
  • Matrix gla protein (35.61%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Calcification, Internal medicine, Matrix gla protein, Endocrinology and Kidney disease. His work on Arterial calcification is typically connected to Extracellular vesicle as part of general Calcification study, connecting several disciplines of science. His Internal medicine study combines topics in areas such as Gastroenterology and Cardiology.

Leon J. Schurgers has researched Matrix gla protein in several fields, including Aortic valve calcification, Vitamin K antagonist, Vitamin D and neurology, Hemodialysis and Thrombosis. His Endocrinology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Allele and Vitamin k. His research in Kidney disease intersects with topics in Creatinine, Ectopic calcification, Nicotinamide and Fibroblast growth factor 23.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypic Switching and Calcification in Aortic Aneurysm Formation Involvement of Vitamin K-Dependent Processes (47 citations)
  • Vitamin K: Double Bonds beyond Coagulation Insights into Differences between Vitamin K1 and K2 in Health and Disease. (44 citations)
  • The Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Arterial Remodeling: Focus on Calcification-Related Processes. (39 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Gene
  • Enzyme

Leon J. Schurgers spends much of his time researching Internal medicine, Calcification, Matrix gla protein, Arterial calcification and Kidney disease. Leon J. Schurgers combines subjects such as Endocrinology and Cardiology with his study of Internal medicine. Leon J. Schurgers has included themes like Phenotype, Vascular pathology, Neuroscience and Homeostasis in his Calcification study.

His Matrix gla protein research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Gastroenterology, Vitamin, Allele and Pathogenesis. His Arterial calcification research includes themes of Cell, Phagocytosis, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus and Vascular disease. His research integrates issues of Osteocalcin and Senescence, Cell aging in his study of Kidney disease.

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Best Publications

Human vascular smooth muscle cells undergo vesicle-mediated calcification in response to changes in extracellular calcium and phosphate concentrations: a potential mechanism for accelerated vascular calcification in ESRD.

Joanne L. Reynolds;Alexis J. Joannides;Jeremy N. Skepper;Rosamund McNair.
Journal of The American Society of Nephrology (2004)

734 Citations

Dietary Intake of Menaquinone Is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: The Rotterdam Study

Johanna M. Geleijnse;Johanna M. Geleijnse;Cees Vermeer;Diederick E. Grobbee;Leon J. Schurgers.
Journal of Nutrition (2004)

687 Citations

Dialysis Accelerates Medial Vascular Calcification in Part by Triggering Smooth Muscle Cell Apoptosis

Rukshana C. Shroff;Rosamund McNair;Nichola Figg;Jeremy N. Skepper.
Circulation (2008)

559 Citations

The Associations of Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 and Uncarboxylated Matrix Gla Protein With Mortality in Coronary Artery Disease: The Heart and Soul Study

Benjamin D. Parker;Leon J. Schurgers;Vincent M. Brandenburg;Robert H. Christenson.
Annals of Internal Medicine (2010)

468 Citations

Vascular calcifications as a marker of increased cardiovascular risk: A meta-analysis

R J M W Rennenberg;A G H Kessels;L J Schurgers;J M A van Engelshoven.
Vascular Health and Risk Management (2009)

420 Citations

Determination of phylloquinone and menaquinones in food. Effect of food matrix on circulating vitamin K concentrations.

Leon J. Schurgers;Cees Vermeer.
Haemostasis (2000)

410 Citations

Vitamin K–containing dietary supplements: comparison of synthetic vitamin K1 and natto-derived menaquinone-7

Leon J Schurgers;Kirsten J F Teunissen;Karly Hamulyák;Marjo H J Knapen.
Blood (2007)

382 Citations

Regression of warfarin-induced medial elastocalcinosis by high intake of vitamin K in rats

Leon J. Schurgers;Henri M. H. Spronk;Berry A. M. Soute;Paul M. Schiffers.
Blood (2007)

349 Citations

Novel conformation-specific antibodies against matrix gamma-carboxyglutamic acid (Gla) protein: undercarboxylated matrix Gla protein as marker for vascular calcification.

Leon J. Schurgers;Kirsten J.F. Teunissen;Marjo H.J. Knapen;Martijn Kwaijtaal.
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (2005)

345 Citations

Calcium Regulates Key Components of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell–Derived Matrix Vesicles to Enhance Mineralization

Alexander N. Kapustin;John D. Davies;Joanne L. Reynolds;Rosamund McNair.
Circulation Research (2011)

332 Citations

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