UCL Ear Institute


Clone of Publications

Prominent publications by Prof Schilder since 2003.


  • Venekamp RP, Hearne BJ, Chandrasekharan D, Blackshaw H, Lim J, Schilder AGM. Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical management for obstructive sleep-disordered breathing in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD011165
  • Schilder AGM, Bhutta MButler CCHoly CLevine LHKvaerner KJNorman G,Pennings RJPoe DSilvola JTSudhoff HLund VJ. Eustachian tube dysfunction: consensus statement on definition, types, clinical presentation and diagnosis. Clin Otol 2015 Oct ;40(5):407-11
  • van Dongen TM, Schilder AGM, Venekamp RP, de Wit A, van der Heijden G. Cost-effectiveness of treatment for acute otorrhea in children with tympanostomy tubes. Pediatrics 2015 May;135(5):e1182-9
  • Fortanier ACVenekamp RPde Hoog MLUiterwaal CSvan der Gugten ACvan der Ent CKHoes AWSchilder AGM. Parent-reported symptoms of acute otitis media during the first year of life: What Is beneath the surface? PLoS One 2015 Apr 7;10(4):e0121572
  • van Dongen TM, Venekamp RP, Wensing AM, Bogaert D, Sanders EA, Schilder AGM. Acute otorrhea in children with tympanostomy tubes: prevalence of bacteria and viruses in the post-pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Apr;34(4):355-60
  • Murdin L, Schilder AGM. Epidemiology of balance symptoms and disorders in the community: a systematic review. Otol Neurotol 2015 Mar; 36(3):387-91

van Dongen TM, van der Heijden GJ, Venekamp RP, RoversMM, Schilder AGM, A Trial of Treatment for acute otorrhea in Children with Tympanostomy Tubes.New England Journal of Medicine 2014 Feb 20;370(8):723-733 PMID: 24552319

  • van Dongen TM, van der Heijden GJ, Freling HG, Venekamp RP, Schilder AGM. Parent-reported otorrhea in children with tympanostomy tubes: incidence and predictors. PLOS ONE 2013 http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0069062
  • Schilder AGM, Darrow DH, Rosenfeld RM. Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Jun;148(6):902-5. doi: 10.1177/0194599813488520. Epub 2013 May 6
  • van Dongen TM, van der Heijden GJ, van Zon A, Bogaert D, Sanders EA, Schilder AGM.Evaluation of Concordance between the Microorganisms Detected in the Nasopharynx and Middle Ear of Children with Otitis Media. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013;32(5):549-52
  • Boonacker CW, van den Aardweg MT, Broos PH, Hoes AW, Schilder AGM, Rovers MM. Immediate Adenoidectomy vs Initial Watchful Waiting Strategy in Children With Recurrent Upper Respiratory Tract Infections: An Economic Evaluation. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013;139(2):129-33
  • Zomer-Kooijker K, van Erp FC, Balemans WA, van Ewijk BE, van der Ent CK; Expert Network for Children with Respiratory and Allergic Symptoms. The expert network and electronic portal for children with respiratory and allergic symptoms: rationale and design. BMC Pediatr 2013;13(1):9
  • van den Bergh MR, Bogaert D, Dun L, Vons J, Chu ML, Trzciński K, Veenhoven RH, Sanders EA, Schilder AGM. Alternative sampling methods for detecting bacterial pathogens in children with upper respiratory tract infections. J Clin Microbiol 2012 Dec;50(12):4134-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02376-12. Epub 2012 Oct 10.
  • van Zon A, van der Heijden GJ, van Dongen TM, Burton MJ, Schilder AGM. Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Sep 12;9:CD009163
  • Dongen van TM, Schilder AGM, Manders LA, van der Veen EL, van der Heijden GJ. Good Agreement between Parents and Physician in the Assessment of Ear Discharge in Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012;31(8):868-9
  • Aardweg van den MTA, Boonacker CWB, Rovers MM, Hoes AW, Schilder AGM. Effectiveness of adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections: open randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2011; Sep 6;343:d5154. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5154
  • Boonacker CWB, Hoes AW, Liere-Vissser van K, Schilder AGM, Rovers MMA comparison of subgroup analyses in grant applications and publications Am J Epidemiol 2011;174(2):219-25
  • Boonacker CWB, Broos PH, Sanders EAM, Schilder AGM, Rovers MM. The cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination against acute otitis media in children: a review. PharmacoEconomics 2011;29(3):199-211
  • Arguedas A, Kvaerner K, Liese J, Schilder AGM, Pelton SI. Otitis media across nine countries: Disease burden and management. Int J Pediatr Otolaryngol 2010;74:1419-24
  • Tähtinen PA, Boonacker CWB, Rovers MM, Schilder AGM, Huovinen P, Liuksila P-R, Ruuskanen O, Ruohola A. Parental experiences and attitudes regarding the management of acute otitis media. Family Practice 2009;26(6):488-92
  • Rovers MM, Hoes AW, Klinkhamer S; Akker van den EH, Schilder AGM. Do the results of a single trial influence clinical practice? The example of adenotonsillectomy in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2009;135(10):970-5
  • Bezáková N, Damoiseaux RAMJ, Hoes AW, Schilder AGM, Rovers MM. Recurrence up to 3.5 years after antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media in very young Dutch children: a survey of trial participants. BMJ 2009 Jun 30;338:b2525. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b2525
  • Veen van der EL, Schilder AGM, Timmers TK, Rovers MM; Fluit AC, Bonten MJM, Leverstein-van Hall MA. Effect of long-term trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole treatment on resistance and integron prevalence in the intestinal flora: a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial in children. J Antimicrob Chemother 2009;63(5):1011-6
  • Boonacker CWB, Veen van der EL, Wilt van der GJ, Schilder AGM, Rovers MM.Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in children with chronic otitis media: a randomized comparison of costs and effects. Otol & Neurotol 2008;29(7):961-4
  • Rovers MM, Numans ME, Langenbach E, Grobbee DE, Verheij TJM, Schilder AGM. Is pacifier use a risk factor for acute otitis media? A dynamic cohort study. Family Practice 2008; 25(4):233-6
  • Brouwer CNM, Schilder AGM, van Stel HF, Rovers MM, Veenhoven RH, Grobbee DE, Sanders EAM, Maille AR. Reliability and validity of functional health status and health-related quality of life questionnaires in children with recurrent acute otitis media. Qual Life Res 2007;16(8):1357-73
  • Veen van der EL, Rovers MM, Albers FWJ, Sanders EAM, Schilder AGM. Effectiveness of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in children with chronic active otitis media: a randomized placebo controlled trial. Pediatrics 2007, 119(5):897-904
  • Akker van den EH, Sanders EAM, Staaij van BK, Rijkers GT, Rovers MM, Hoes AW, Schilder AGM. Long-term effects of pediatric adenotonsillectomy on serum immunoglobulin levels: results of a randomized controlled trial. Ann All Asthma Immunol 2006;97(2):251-6
  • Rovers MM, Balemans WAF, Sanders EAOM, Ent van der CK, Zielhuis GA, Schilder AGM. Persistence of upper respiratory tract infections in a cohort followed from childhood to adulthood. Family Practice 2006;23:286-90
  • Plasschaert AIO, Rovers MM, Schilder AGM, Verheij ThJM, Hak E. Trends in Doctor Consultations, Antibiotic Prescription, and Specialist Referrals for Otitis Media in Children, 1995-2003. Pediatrics 2006;117:1879-86
  • Heerbeek van N, Straetemans M, Wiertsema S, Ingels KJAO, Rijkers G, Schilder AGM, Sanders EAM, Zielhuis GA.The effect of combined pneumococcal conjugate and polysaccharide vaccination on recurrent otitis media with effusion. Pediatrics 2006;117(3):603-8
  • Beer de BA, Snik A, Schilder AGM, Graamans K, Zielhuis GA.The effect of otitis media in childhood on the development of middle ear admittance on reaching adulthood. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;131(9):777-81
  • Straetemans M, Heerbeek van N, Schilder AGM, Feuth T, Rijkers GT, Zielhuis GA. Eustachian Tube Function Before Recurrence of Otitis Media with Effusion. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;131:118-23
  • Brouwer CNM, Maillé AR, Rovers MM, Veenhoven RH, Grobbee DE, Sanders EAM, Schilder AGM. Effect of Pneumococcal Vaccination on Quality of Life in Children with Recurrent Acute Otitis Media: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics 2005;115: 273-9
  • Staaij van BK, Akker van den EH, Rovers MM, Hordijk GJ, Hoes AW, Schilder AGM. Effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy in children with mild symptoms of throat infections or adenotonsillar hypertrophy: open, randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2004;329(7467):651-4
  • Akker van den EH, Hoes AW, Burton MJ, Schilder AGM. Large international differences in (adeno)tonsillectomy rates. Clin Otorhinolaryngol 2004;29:161-4
  • Rovers MM, Schilder AGM, Zielhuis GA, Rosenfeld RM. Otitis Media. Lancet 2004;363(9407):465-73
  • Veenhoven RH, Bogaert D, Uiterwaal C, Brouwer C, Kiezebrink H, Bruin J, IJzerman E, Hermans P, Groot de R, Zegers B, Kuis W, Rijkers GT, Schilder A, Sanders E. Effect of conjugate pneumococcal vaccine followed by polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine on recurrent acute otitis media: a randomised study. Lancet 2003;361:2189-95