• Principal Investigator
  • Male

Prof. dr. R. Balm

Position: Professor
Main activities: Patient care, Research
Specialisation: vascular surgery
foto R. Balm is one of the AMC Principal Investigators
Focus of research:

1. aortic pathology / aneurysms / surgery

2. endovascular treatment especially endovascular aneurysm repair, thoracic aneurysms, hybrid procedures

3. vascular imaging

4. laser assisted vascular anastomosis 

AMC themes: Cardiovascular Diseases
Departments: Surgery
Jalalzadeh H, Indrakusuma R, Vogt L, van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Koelemay MJW, Balm R, Long-term survival after acute kidney injury following ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J VASC SURG 2017;ahead of print [PubMed]
Jalalzadeh H, van Beek SC, Indrakusuma R, Bemelman WA, Busch OR, Balm R, Lasagna plots to visualize results in surgical studies. INT J SURG 2017;43:119-125 [PubMed]
Santema KTB, Stoekenbroek RM, Koelemay MJW, Reekers JA, van Dortmont LMC, Oomen A, Smeets L, Wever JJ, Legemate DA, Ubbink DT [Contributors: Reichart M, Balm R, Bodegom ME, van Wanroij JL, ten Raa S, Willems MC, Klemm P, de Valk FG, Wever JJ, Hulst I, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, Lenselink EA, Vos AWF, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Vahl AC, Smeets L, Nio D, van den Heuvel JCH, Oomen A, Swinkels J, Vriens PWHE, van Hees CPA, van Brussel JP, Koedam NA, Buijk S, Lauwers P, van Dortmont LMC, Nederhoed JH, Kievit JK, Wiersema AM, Vierhout BP, van Baal JG, van Hulst RA, Groot R, Everts PAM, Bol Raap RD, Boonstra O, Monsieurs KG, van Rees Vellinga TP, Zwinderman AH, Hamming JF, Peters EJG]] , Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Ischemic Lower Extremity Ulcers in Patients With Diabetes: Results of the DAMO2CLES Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial. DIABETES CARE 2017;-:- [PubMed]
van Schaik TG, Yeung KK, Verhagen HJ, de Bruin JL, van Sambeek MRHM, Balm R, Zeebregts CJ, van Herwaarden JA, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Schultze Kool LJ, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Long-term survival and secondary procedures after open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. J VASC SURG 2017;66 (5):1379-1389 [PubMed]
de Bruin JL, Groenwold RHH, Baas AF, Brownrigg JR, Prinssen M, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, G Verhoeven EL, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling I Sikking LM, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Schultze Kool LJ, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg Vrije FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Quality of life from a randomized trial of open and endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm. BRIT J SURG 2016;103 (8):995-1002 [PubMed]
de Bruin JL, Karthikesalingam A, Holt PJ, Prinssen M, Thompson MM, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Schultze Kool LJ, Boomsma JHB, van HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Predicting reinterventions after open and endovascular aneurysm repair using the St George's Vascular Institute score. J VASC SURG 2016;63 (6):1428-1433.e1 [PubMed]
Indrakusuma R, Jalalzadeh H, Planken RN, Marquering HA , Legemate DA, Koelemay MJW, Balm R, Biomechanical Imaging Markers as Predictors of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth or Rupture: A Systematic Review. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2016;52 (4):475-486 [PubMed]
Jalalzadeh H, Indrakusuma R, Planken RN, Legemate DA, Koelemay MJW, Balm R, Inflammation as a Predictor of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth and Rupture: A Systematic Review of Imaging Biomarkers. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2016;52 (3):333-342 [PubMed]
Santema TB, Lenselink EA, Balm R, Ubbink DT, Comparing the Meggitt-Wagner and the University of Texas wound classification systems for diabetic foot ulcers: inter-observer analyses. INT WOUND J 2016;13 (6):1137-1141 [PubMed]
van Veen-Berkx E, Elkhuizen SG, Kuijper B, Kazemier G [Contributors: Balm R, Cornelisse DCC, Buhre WF, Ackermans HJ, Stolker RJ, Bezstarosti J, Schaad RR, Wind JH, Krooneman-Smits I, Meyer P, Gooszen HG, van Dijk-Jager M, Broecheler SAW, Kroese AC, Kanters J, Krabbendam JJ, Hans EW, Veerman DP, Aij KH]] , Dedicated operating room for emergency surgery generates more utilization, less overtime, and less cancellations. AM J SURG 2016;211 (1):122-128 [PubMed]
Von Meijenfeldt GCI, van der Laan MJ, Zeebregts CJ, Balm R, Verhagen HJM, Risk assessment and risk scores in the management of aortic aneurysms. J CARDIOVASC SURG 2016;57 (2):162-171 [PubMed]
den Brave PS, Balm AJM, Balm R, Een paraganglioom van het glomus caroticum: een zeldzame zwelling in de hals. NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 2015;159:A9230 [PubMed]
Pabittei DR, de Boon WMI, Heger M, van Golen RF, Balm R, Legemate DA, de Mol BAJM, Laser-assisted vessel welding: state of the art and future outlook. J CLIN TRANSL RES 2015;1 (2):61-77
Pabittei DR, Heger M, van Tuijl S, Simonet M, de Boon W, van der Wal AC, Balm R, de Mol BA, Ex vivo proof-of-concept of end-to-end scaffold-enhanced laser-assisted vascular anastomosis of porcine arteries. J VASC SURG 2015;62 (1):200-209 [PubMed]
Sweeting MJ, Balm R, Desgranges P, Ulug P, Powell JT [Contributors: Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Idu MM, Kox C, Legemate DA, Huisman LC, Willems MCM, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, van Lienden KP, Hoornweg LL, Reimerink JJ, van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Leijdekkers VJ, Bosma J, Montauban van Swijndregt AD, de Vries C, van der Hulst VPM, Peringa J, Blomjous JGAM, Visser MJT, van der Heijden FHWM, Wisselink W, Hoksbergen AWJ, Blankensteijn JD, Visser MTJ, Coveliers HME, Nederhoed JH, van den Berg FG, van der Meijs BB, van den Oever MLP, Lely RJ, Meijerink MR, Voorwinde A, Ultee JM, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Dwars BJ, Nagy TOM, Tolenaar P, Wiersema AM, Lawson JA, van Aken PJ, Stigter AA, van den Broek TAA, Vos GA, Mulder W, Strating RP, Nio D, Akkersdijk GJM, van der Elst A, van Exter P, Desgranges P, Becquemin JP, Allaire E, Cochennec F, Marzelle J, Louis N, Schneider J, Majewski M, Castier Y, Leseche G, Francis F, Steinmetz E, Berne JP, Favier C, Haulon S, Koussa M, Azzaoui R, Piervito D, Alimi Y, Boufi M, Hartung O, Cerquetta P, Amabile P, Piquet P, Penard J, Demasi M, Alric P, Canaud L, Berthet JP, Julia P, Fabiani JN, Alsac JM, Gouny P, Badra A, Braesco J, Favre JP, Albertini JN, Martinez R, Hassen-Khodja R, Batt M, Jean E, Sosa M, Declemy S, Destrieux-Garnier L, Lermusiaux P, Feugier P, Powell JT, Ashleigh R, Gomes M, Greenhalgh RM, Grieve R, Hinchliffe R, Sweeting M, Thompson MM, Thompson SG, Ulug P, Cheshire NJ, Boyle JR, Serracino-Inglott F, Smyth JV, Hinchliffe RJ, Bell R, Wilson N, Bown M, Dennis M, Davis M, Howell S, Wyatt MG, Valenti D, Bachoo P, Walker P, MacSweeney S, Davies JN, Rittoo D, Parvin SD, Yusuf W, Nice C, Chetter I, Howard A, Chong P, Bhat R, McLain D, Gordon A, Lane I, Hobbs S, Pillay W, Rowlands T, El-Tahir A, Asquith J, Cavanagh S, Dubois L, Forbes TL]] , Individual-patient meta-analysis of three randomized trials comparing endovascular versus open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BRIT J SURG 2015;102 (10):1229-1239 [PubMed]
Sweeting MJ, Ulug P, Powell JT, Desgranges P, Balm R [Contributors: Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Idu MM, Kox C, Legemate DA, Huisman LC, Willems MCM, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, van Lienden KP, Hoornweg LL, Reimerink JJ, van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Leijdekkers VJ, Bosma J, Montauban van Swijndregt AD, de Vries C, van der Hulst VPM, Peringa J, Blomjous JGAM, Visser MJT, van der Heijden FHWM, Wisselink W, Hoksbergen AWJ, Blankensteijn JD, Visser MTJ, Coveliers HME, Nederhoed JH, van den Berg FG, van der Meijs BB, van den Oever MLP, Lely RJ, Meijerink MR, Voorwinde A, Ultee JM, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Dwars BJ, Nagy TOM, Tolenaar P, Wiersema AM, Lawson JA, van Aken PJ, Stigter AA, van den Broek TAA, VosZaans GA, Mulder W, Strating RP, Nio D, Akkersdijk GJM, van der Elst A, van Exter P, Mondor H, Desgranges P, Becquemin JP, Allaire E, Castier Y, Leseche G, Francis F, Steinmetz E, Berne JP, Favier C, Haulon S, Koussa M, Azzaoui R, Piervito De, Alimi Y, Boufi M, Hartung O, Cerquetta P, Amabile P, Piquet P, Penard J, Demasi M, Alric P, Cannaud L, Berthet JP, Julia P, Fabiani JN, Alsac JM, Gouny P, Badra A, Braesco J, Favre JP, Albertini JN, Martinez R, Batt M, Jean E, Sosa M, Declemy S, Destrieux-Garnier L, Lermusiaux P, Feugier P, Powell JT, Ashleigh R, Gomes M, Greenhalgh RM, Grieve R, Hinchliffe R, Sweeting M, Thompson MM, Thompson SG, Ulug P, Cheshire NJ, Boyle JR, Serracino-Inglott F, Smyth JV, Hinchliffe RJ, Bell R, Wilson N, Bown M, Dennis M, Davis M, Howell S, Wyatt MG, Valenti D, Bachoo P, Walker P, MacSweeney S, Davies JN, Rittoo D, Parvin SD, Yusuf W, Nice C, Chetter I, Howard A, Chong P, Bhat R, McLain D, Gordon A, Lane I, Hobbs S, Pillay W, Rowlands T, El-Tahir A, Asquith J, Cavanagh S, Dubois L, Forbes TL]] , Ruptured Aneurysm Trials: The Importance of Longer-term Outcomes and Meta-analysis for 1-year Mortality. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2015;50 (3):297-302 [PubMed]
te Kolste HJ, Balm R, de Mol B, Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Silent but Dangerous Complication. THORAC CARDIOV SURG 2015;63 (4):300-306 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Reimerink JJ, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Peters RJG, Legemate DA, Balm R [Contributors: Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Idu MM, Kox C, Legemate DA, Huisman LC, Willems MCM, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, van Lienden KP, Vahl AC, Leijdekkers VJ, Bosma J, Montauban van Swijndregt AD, de Vries C, van der Hulst VPM, Peringa J, Blomjous JGAM, Visser MJT, van der Heijden FHWM, Wisselink W, Hoksbergen AWJ, Blankensteijn JD, Coveliers HME, Nederhoed JH, van den Berg FG, van der Meijs BB, van den Oever MLP, Lely RJ, Meijerink MR, Westra I, Voorwinde A, Ultee JM, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Dwars BJ, Nagy TOM, Tolenaar P, Wiersema AM, Lawson JA, van Aken PJ, Stigter DAA, van den Broek TAA, Vos GA, Mulder W, Strating RP, Nio D, Akkersdijk GJM, van der Elst A, van Exter P]] , Editor's Choice--External Validation of Models Predicting Survival After Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2015;49 (1):10-16 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Balm R [Contributors: Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Idu MM, Kox C, Legemate DA, Huisman LC, Willems MCM, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, van Lienden KP, Hoornweg LL, Reimerink JJ, van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Leijdekkers VJ, Bosma J, Montaubanvan Swijndregt AD, de Vries C, van der Hulst VPM, Peringa J, Blomjous JGAM, Visser MJT, van der Heijden FHWM, Wisselink W, Hoksbergen AWJ, Blankensteijn JD, Visser MTJ, Coveliers HME, Nederhoed JH, van den Berg FG, van der Meijs BB, van den Oever MLP, Lely RJ, Meijerink MR, Voorwinde A, Ultee JM, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Dwars BJ, Nagy TOM, Tolenaar P, Wiersema AM, Lawson JA, van Aken PJ, Stigter AA, van den Broek TAA, Vos GA, Mulder W, Strating RP, Nio D, Akkersdijk GJM, van der Elst A, van Exter P]] , Fate of patients unwilling or unsuitable to undergo surgical intervention for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2015;49 (2):163-165 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Vahl A, Wisselink W, Reekers JA, Legemate DA, Balm R [Contributors: Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Idu MM, Kox C, Legemate DA, Huisman LC, Willems MCM, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, van Lienden KP, Reimerink JJ, Vahl AC, Leijdekkers VJ, Bosma J, de Vries C, van der Hulst VPM, Peringa J, Blomjous JGAM, Visser MJT, van der Heijden FHWM, Wisselink W, Hoksbergen AWJ, Blankensteijn JD, Visser MTJ, Nederhoed JH, van den Berg FG, van der Meijs BB, van den Oever MLP, Lely RJ, Voorwinde A, van Nieuwenhuizen RC, Dwars BJ, Wiersema AM, Lawson JA, van Aken PJ, Stigter AA, Vos GA, Mulder W, Strating RP, Nio D, Akkersdijk GJM, van der Elst A, van Exter P]] , Midterm Re-interventions and Survival After Endovascular Versus Open Repair for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2015;49 (6):661-668 [PubMed]
van Veen-Berkx E, Elkhuizen SG, van Logten S, Buhre WF, Kalkman CJ, Gooszen HG, Kazemier G [Contributors: Balm R, Cornelisse DCC, Buhre WF, Ackermans HJ, Stolker RJ, Bezstarosti J, Pelger RCM, Schaad RR, Krooneman-Smits I, Meyer P, Gooszen HG, van Dijk-Jager M, Broecheler SAW, Kroese AC, Kanters J, Krabbendam JJ, Hans EW, Veerman DP, Aij KH]] , Enhancement opportunities in operating room utilization; with a statistical appendix. J SURG RES 2015;194 (1):43-+ [PubMed]
de Bruin JL, Baas AF, Heymans MW, Buimer MG, Prinssen M, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, Bosch J, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Schultze Kool LJ, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Statin therapy is associated with improved survival after endovascular and open aneurysm repair. J VASC SURG 2014;59 (1):39-44.e1 [PubMed]
Kapma MR, Dijksman LM, Reimerink JJ, de Groof AJ, Zeebregts CJ, Wisselink W, Balm R, Dijkgraaf MGW, Vahl AC, Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of endovascular versus open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in the Amsterdam Acute Aneurysm Trial. BRIT J SURG 2014;101 (3):208-215 [PubMed]
Knops AM, Goossens A, Ubbink DT, Balm R, Koelemay MJW, Vahl AC, de Nie AJ, van den Akker PJ, Willems MCM, Koedam NA, de Haes JCJM, Bossuyt PMM, Legemate DA, A decision aid regarding treatment options for patients with an asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomised clinical trial. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2014;48 (3):276-283 [PubMed]
Reimerink JJ. Treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in the Amsterdam area. s.l.: s.n.; 2014. 136p. ISBN 9789462592421 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Legemate DA, Reekers JA; copromotor(s): Balm R, Vahl AC, Wisselink W)
Reimerink JJ, Marquering HA, Vahl A, Wisselink W, Schreve MA, de Boo DW, Reekers JA, Legemate DA, Balm R, Semiautomatic sizing software in emergency endovascular aneurysm repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. CARDIOVASC INTER RAD 2014;37 (3):623-630 [PubMed]
van Beek SC. Advances in abdominal aortic aneurysm care; Towards personalized, centralized and endovascular care. S.l.: s.n.; 2014. 231p. ISBN 9789090284743 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Legemate DA, Reekers JA; copromotor(s): Balm R, Vahl AC, Wisselink W)
van Beek SC, Conijn AP, Koelemay MJ, Balm R, Editor's Choice - Endovascular aneurysm repair versus open repair for patients with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: a systematic review and meta-analysis of short-term survival. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2014;47 (6):593-602 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Legemate DA, Vahl A, Bouman CSC, Vogt L, Wisselink W, Balm R, Acute kidney injury defined according to the 'Risk,' 'Injury,' 'Failure,' 'Loss,' and 'End-stage' (RIFLE) criteria after repair for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. J VASC SURG 2014;60 (5):1159-67, 1167.e1 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Legemate DA, Vahl A, Wisselink W, Barnes M, Fitridge RA, Balm R, External validation of the Endovascular aneurysm repair Risk Assessment model in predicting survival, reinterventions, and endoleaks after endovascular aneurysm repair. J VASC SURG 2014;59 (6):1555-61, 1561.e1-3 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Reimerink JJ, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Reekers JA, Legemate DA, Balm R, Outcomes after open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with friendly versus hostile aortoiliac anatomy. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2014;47 (4):380-387 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Reimerink JJ, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Reekers JA, van Geloven N, Legemate DA, Balm R, Effect of regional cooperation on outcomes from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BRIT J SURG 2014;101 (7):794-801 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Balm R, Response to 'Re. Outcomes after open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with friendly versus hostile aortoiliac anatomy'. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2014;48 (2):228-229 [PubMed]
Pabittei DR. Optimization of in vitro sutureless laser-assisted vascular anastomosis. s.l.: s.n.; 2013. 181p. ISBN 9789090273129 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): de Mol BAJM, Legemate DA; copromotor(s): Balm R, Heger M)
Reimerink JJ, Hoornweg LL, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, van den Broek TAA, Legemate DA, Reekers JA, Balm R, Endovascular Repair Versus Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. ANN SURG 2013;258 (2):248-256 [PubMed]
Reimerink JJ, van der Laan MJ, Koelemay MJ, Balm R, Legemate DA, Systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BRIT J SURG 2013;100 (11):1405-1413 [PubMed]
van Beek SC, Blankensteijn JD, Balm R [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Prinssen M, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Balm R, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, Cuypers PWM, van Sambeek MRHM, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Blankensteijn D, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Schultze Kool LJ, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Validation of three models predicting in-hospital death in patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm eligible for both endovascular and open repair. J VASC SURG 2013;58 (6):1452-1457.e1 [PubMed]
van der Laan MJ, Balm R, Commentary on 'Systematic review and meta-analysis of the retroperitoneal versus the transperitoneal approach to the abdominal aorta'. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2013;46 (1):48 [PubMed]
Balm R. Perifere arteriën in: Gooszen HG, Blankenstein JD, Borel Rinkes IHM, Dejong CHC, Gouma DJ, Heineman E, Lange JF, Schipper IB, editors. Leerboek chirurgie. Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum; 2012., p. 459-469
Pabittei DR, Heger M, Simonet M, van Tuijl S, van der Wal AC, Beek JF, Balm R, de Mol BA, Biodegradable polymer scaffold, semi-solid solder, and single-spot lasing for increasing solder-tissue bonding in suture-free laser-assisted vascular repair. J TISSUE ENG REGEN M 2012;6 (10):803-812 [PubMed]
van der Laan MJ, Balm R, van der Sloot JAP, Hollmann MW, Reekers JA, Legemate DA, Mortaliteit van electieve chirurgie bij aneurysma's van de abdominale aorta. NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 2012;156 (16):A4342 [PubMed]
Pabittei DR, Heger M, Balm R, Meijer HEH, de Mol B, Beek JF, Electrospun Poly(ɛ-Caprolactone) Scaffold for Suture-Free Solder-Mediated Laser-Assisted Vessel Repair. PHOTOMED LASER SURG 2011;29 (1):19-25 [PubMed]
Pabittei DR, Heger M, Beek JF, van Tuijl S, Simonet M, van der Wal AC, de Mol BA, Balm R, Optimization of Suture-Free Laser-Assisted Vessel Repair by Solder-Doped Electrospun Poly(ε-caprolactone) Scaffold. ANN BIOMED ENG 2011;39 (1):223-234 [PubMed]
Balm R, Invited commentary. J VASC SURG 2010;51 (2):298 [PubMed]
de Bruin JL, Baas AF, Buth J, Prinssen M, Verhoeven ELG, Cuypers PWM, van Sambeek MRHM, Balm R, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Kool LJS, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Long-term outcome of open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. NEW ENGL J MED 2010;362 (20):1881-1889 [PubMed]
Koelemay MJW, Balm R, Opereren van het aneurysma van de abdominale aorta: open of via endovasculaire benadering. NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 2010;154 (44):A2548 [PubMed]
Reimerink JJ, Hoornweg LL, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Balm R, Controlled Hypotension in Patients Suspected of a Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Feasibility during Transport by Ambulance Services and Possible Harm. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2010;40 (1):54-59 [PubMed]
von Meyenfeldt EM, Schnater JM, Reekers JA, Balm R, An emergency visceral hybrid procedure for ruptured thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2009;38 (2):162-168 [PubMed]
Balm R, Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BRIT J SURG 2008;95 (2):133-134 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL. Aortic ruptures acute endovascular management.. s.l.: s.n.; 2008. 157p. ISBN 9789090229676 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Legemate DA, Reekers JA; copromotor(s): Balm R, Vahl AC, Wisselink W)
Hoornweg LL, Storm-Versloot MN, Ubbink DT, Koelemay MJW, Legemate DA, Balm R, Meta analysis on mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2008;35 (5):558-570 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL, Wisselink W, Vahl AC, Reekers JA, van Delden OM, Legemate DA, Balm R, Interobserver and intraobserver variability of interpretation of CT-angiography in patients with a suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2008;35 (3):295-300 [PubMed]
van de Mortel RHW, Vahl AC, Balm R, Buth J, Hamming JF, Schurink GWH, de Vries JPPM, Collective experience with hybrid procedures for suprarenal and thoracoabdominal aneurysms. VASCULAR 2008;16 (3):140-146 [PubMed]
Wolf-de Jonge ICDYM, Heger M, van Marle J, Balm R, Beek JF, Suture-free laser-assisted vessel repair using CO(2) laser and liquid albumin solder. J BIOMED OPT 2008;13 (4):044032 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL, Wisselink W, Vahl A, Balm R, The Amsterdam Acute Aneurysm Trial: suitability and application rate for endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2007;33 (6):679-683 [PubMed]
Muhs BE, Balm R, White GH, Verhagen HJM, Anatomic factors associated with acute endograft collapse after Gore TAG treatment of thoracic aortic dissection or traumatic rupture. J VASC SURG 2007;45 (4):655-661 [PubMed]
Balm R, Legemate DA. Perifere arteriën in: Gooszen HG, Aronson DC, Blankensteijn JD, Gouma DJ, Kroon BBR, Lange JF, van Vugt AB, editors. Leerboek chirurgie. S.l.: s.n.; 2006., p. 367-375
Balm R, Legemate DA, Traumatic aortic rupture. BRIT J SURG 2006;93 (9):1033-1034 [PubMed]
Been HD, Kerkhoffs GMMJ, Balm R, Endovascular graft for late iatrogenic vascular complication after anterior spinal instrumentation: a case report. SPINE 2006;31 (22):E856-E858 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL, Dinkelman MK, Goslings JC, Reekers JA, Verhagen HJM, Verhoeven EL, Schurink GWH, Balm R, Endovascular management of traumatic ruptures of the thoracic aorta: a retrospective multicenter analysis of 28 cases in The Netherlands. J VASC SURG 2006;43 (6):1096-102; discussion 1102 [PubMed]
Idu MM, Balm R, Bemelman WA, Laparoscopic versus open donor nephrectomy. TRANSPLANTATION 2006;82 (9):1243; author reply 1243-1243; author reply 1244 [PubMed]
Balm R, Hoornweg LL, Traumatic aortic ruptures. J CARDIOVASC SURG 2005;46 (2):101-105 [PubMed]
Glade GJ, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, Linsen MAM, Balm R, Mid-term survival and costs of treatment of patients with descending thoracic aortic aneurysms; endovascular vs. open repair: a case-control study. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2005;29 (1):28-34 [PubMed]
Idu MM, Reekers JA, Balm R, Ponsen KJ, de Mol BAJM, Legemate DA, Collapse of a stent-graft following treatment of a traumatic thoracic aortic rupture. J ENDOVASC THER 2005;12 (4):503-507 [PubMed]
Nio D, Bemelman WA, Balm R, Legemate DA, Laparoscopic vascular anastomoses - Does robotic (Zeus-Aesop) assistance help to overcome the learning curve?. SURG ENDOSC 2005;19 (8):1071-1076 [PubMed]
Balm R. Acute traumatic aortic rupture in: Greenhalgh RM, editor. Vascular and endovascular challenges. London: Biba publishing; 2004., p. 226-233
Idu MM, Heintjes RJ, Scholten EW, Balm R, de Mol BAJM, Legemate DA, Visceral and renal tissue oxygenation during supraceliac aortic crossclamping and left heart bypass with selective organ perfusion. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2004;27 (2):138-144 [PubMed]
Maartense S, Idu M, Bemelman FJ, Balm R, Surachno S, Bemelman WA, Hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. BRIT J SURG 2004;91 (3):344-348 [PubMed]
Nio D, Balm R, Maartense S, Guijt M, Bemelman WA, The efficacy of robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic vascular anastomoses in an experimental model. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2004;27 (3):283-286 [PubMed]
Prinssen M, Verhoeven ELG, Buth J, Cuypers PWM, van Sambeek MRHM, Balm R, Buskens E, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, A randomized trial comparing conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. NEW ENGL J MED 2004;351 (16):1607-1618 [PubMed]
Wolf-de Jonge ICDYM, Beek JF, Balm R, 25 years of laser assisted vascular anastomosis (LAVA): What have we learned?. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2004;27 (5):466-476 [PubMed]
Lamme B, de Jonge ICDYM, Reekers JA, de Mol BAJM, Balm R, Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic pathology: Feasibility and mid-term results. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2003;25 (6):532-539 [PubMed]
Nio D, Vos PM, de Mol BAJM, Ponsen KJ, Reekers JA, Balm R, Emergency endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic rupture in three accident victims with multiple injuries. J ENDOVASC THER 2002;9 (Suppl. 2):60-66 [PubMed]
van Doorn RC, Reekers J, de Mol BAJM, Obertop H, Balm R, Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm: Endovascular repair and transhiatal esophagectomy. J ENDOVASC THER 2002;9 (2):212-217 [PubMed]
Koelemay MJ, Legemate DA, de Vos H, van Gurp AJ, Balm R, Reekers JA, Jacobs MJ, Duplex scanning allows selective use of arteriography in the management of patients with severe lower leg arterial disease. J VASC SURG 2001;34 (4):661-667 [PubMed]
Koelemay MJ, Legemate DA, Reekers JA, Koedam NA, Balm R, Jacobs MJ, Interobserver variation in interpretation of arteriography and management of severe lower leg arterial disease. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2001;21 (5):417-422 [PubMed]
Koelemay MJ, Legemate DA, van Gurp JA, de Vos H, Balm R, Jacobs MJ, Interobserver variation of colour duplex scanning of the popliteal,tibial and pedal arteries. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2001;21 (2):160-164 [PubMed]
Reichart M, Balm R, Meilof JF, de Haan P, Reekers JA, Jacobs MJ, Ischemic transverse myelopathy after endovascular repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. J ENDOVASC THER 2001;8 (3):321-327 [PubMed]
Sorbi D, Norton I, Conio M, Balm R, Zinsmeister A, Gostout CJ, Postpolypectomy lower GI bleeding: descriptive analysis. GASTROINTEST ENDOSC 2000;51 (6):690-696 [PubMed]
Jacobs MJ, Eijsman L, Meylaerts SA, Balm R, Legemate DA, de Haan P, Kalkman CJ, de Mol BA, Reduced renal failure following thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair by selective perfusion. EUR J CARDIO-THORAC 1998;14 (2):201-205 [PubMed]
van der Zaag ES, Legemate DA, Nguyen T, Balm R, Jacobs MJ, Aortoiliac reconstructive surgery based upon the results of duplex scanning. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 1998;16 (5):383-389 [PubMed]
Balm R, Jacobs MJ, Use of spiral computed tomographic angiography in monitoring abdominal aortic aneurysms after transfemoral endovascular repair. TEX HEART I J 1997;24 (3):200-203 [PubMed]
Balm R, Stokking R, Kaatee R, Blankensteijn JD, Eikelboom BC, van Leeuwen MS, Computed tomographic angiographic imaging of abdominal aortic aneurysms: implications for transfemoral endovascular aneurysm management. J VASC SURG 1997;26 (2):231-237 [PubMed]
Balm R, Eikelboom BC, May J, Bell PR, Swedenborg J, Collin J, Early experience with transfemoral endovascular aneurysm management (TEAM) in the treatment of aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 1996;11 (2):214-220 [PubMed]
Balm R, Kaatee R, Blankensteijn JD, Mali WP, Eikelboom BC, CT-angiography of abdominal aortic aneurysms after transfemoral endovascular aneurysm management. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 1996;12 (2):182-188 [PubMed]
Hak E, Balm R, Eikelboom BC, Akkersdijk GJ, van der Graaf Y, Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: an epidemiological point of view. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 1996;11 (3):270-278 [PubMed]
Kuwada SK, Balm R, Gostout CJ, The risk of withdrawing chronic anticoagulation because of acute GI bleeding. AM J GASTROENTEROL 1996;91 (6):1116-1119 [PubMed]
van der Grond J, Balm R, Klijn CJ, Kapelle LJ, Eikelboom BC, Mali WP, Cerebral metabolism of patients with stenosis of the internal carotid artery before and after endarterectomy. J CEREBR BLOOD F MET 1996;16 (2):320-326 [PubMed]
Balm R, Eikelboom BC, de Smet AM, Mali WP, Behandeling van een infrarenaal aorta-aneurysma door middel van een transfemoraal ingebrachte endoprothese: eerste ervaringen bij 9 patiënten in Nederland. NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 1995;139 (14):717-722 [PubMed]
Balm R, van der Grond J, Mali WP, Eikelboom BC, Re-establishment of cerebral metabolism after carotid endarterectomy. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 1995;10 (2):182-186 [PubMed]
van der Grond J, Balm R, Kappelle LJ, Eikelboom BC, Mali WP, Cerebral metabolism of patients with stenosis or occlusion of the internal carotid artery. A 1H-MR spectroscopic imaging study. STROKE 1995;26 (5):822-828 [PubMed]
Alexander GL, Wang KK, Ahlquist DA, Viggiano TR, Gostout CJ, Balm R, Does performance status influence the outcome of Nd:YAG laser therapy of proximal esophageal tumors?. GASTROINTEST ENDOSC 1994;40 (4):451-454 [PubMed]
Balm R, Eikelboom BC, van Leeuwen MS, Noordzij J, Spiral CT-angiography of the aorta. EUR J VASC SURG 1994;8 (5):544-551 [PubMed]
Balm R, Willekens FG, Torsion of a wandering spleen. EUR J SURG 1993;159 (4):249-251 [PubMed]
Gostout CJ, Viggiano TR, Ahlquist DA, Wang KK, Larson MV, Balm R, The clinical and endoscopic spectrum of the watermelon stomach. J CLIN GASTROENTEROL 1992;15 (3):256-263 [PubMed]
Willekens FG, Wever J, Balm R, "Endarterectomy revisited": Langzeitergebnisse nach aorto-iliakaler Desobliteration mit der "Arterial Disobliteration Device" (Plaque-cracker). Eine 7-Jahres-Nachkontrolle. VASA-J VASCULAR DIS 1992;21 (3):268-273 [PubMed]
Key publications

de Bruin JL, Baas AF, Buth J, Prinssen M, Verhoeven ELG, Cuypers PWM, van Sambeek MRHM, Balm R, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD [Contributors: Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, Bak AAA, Buth J, Pattynama PM, Verhoeven ELG, van Voorthuisen AE, Balm R, Cuypers PWM, Prinssen M, van Sambeek MRHM, Baas AF, Hunink MG, van Engelshoven JM, Jacobs MJHM, de Mol BAJM, van Bockel JH, Reekers J , Tielbeek X, Wisselink W, Boekema N, Heuveling LM, Sikking I, de Bruin JL, Tielbeek AV, Reekers JA, Pattynama P, Prins T, van der Ham AC, van der Velden JJIM, van Sterkenburg SMM, ten Haken GB, Bruijninckx CMA, van Overhagen H, Tutein Nolthenius RP, Hendriksz TR, Teijink JAW, Odink HF, de Smet AAEA, Vroegindeweij D, van Loenhout RMM, Rutten MJ, Hamming JF, Lampmann LEH, Bender MHM, Pasmans H, Vahl AC, de Vries C, Mackaay AJC, van Dortmont LMC, van der Vliet AJ, Kool LJS, Boomsma JHB, van Dop HR, de Mol van Otterloo JCA, de Rooij TPW, Smits TM, Yilmaz EN, van den Berg FG, Visser MJT, van der Linden E, Schurink GWH, de Haan M, Smeets HJ, Stabel P, van Elst F, Poniewierski J, Vermassen FEG]] , Long-term outcome of open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. NEW ENGL J MED 2010;362 (20):1881-1889 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL, Wisselink W, Vahl A, Balm R, The Amsterdam Acute Aneurysm Trial: suitability and application rate for endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2007;33 (6):679-683 [PubMed]
Prinssen M, Verhoeven ELG, Buth J, Cuypers PWM, van Sambeek MRHM, Balm R, Buskens E, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD, A randomized trial comparing conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. NEW ENGL J MED 2004;351 (16):1607-1618 [PubMed]
Reimerink JJ, Hoornweg LL, Vahl AC, Wisselink W, van den Broek TAA, Legemate DA, Reekers JA, Balm R, Endovascular Repair Versus Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. ANN SURG 2013;258 (2):248-256 [PubMed]
Hoornweg LL, Storm-Versloot MN, Ubbink DT, Koelemay MJW, Legemate DA, Balm R, Meta analysis on mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. EUR J VASC ENDOVASC 2008;35 (5):558-570 [PubMed]


All Publications

Curriculum Vitae

STAFF POSITION

  1.  12/2014-present Hoogleraar Chirurgie in het bijzonder Vaatchirurgie (Professor of Vascular Surgery) University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands6/2013-present Chief Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  2. 2006-present Chief of the Vascular Surgical Training Program at the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  3. 2/1996-present Staff surgeon Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  4. 8/1985- 12/1986 General physician Royal Dutch Navy LTZAR2OCKMR

 UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  1. 1996 PhD Thesis: Transfemoral Endovascular Aneurym Management, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  2. 1978-1985 Medical School Utrecht University, the Netherlands

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  1. Vascular Surgery Utrecht University Hospital, the Netherlands, 1/1993-1/1996
  2. General Surgery Bosch Medisch Centrum, ‘s Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands 1/1990 -12/1992
  3. Utrecht University Hospital, the Netherlands 1/1987-12/1989

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

  1. 1993 Registration as general surgeon
  2. 1993-1996 Fellowship Vascular Surgery, Utrecht University Hospital, the Netherlands
  3. 2007 Certification Vascular Surgery, Dutch society for Vascular Surgery

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

  1. Association of Surgeons of the Netherlands
  2. Dutch Society for Vascular Surgery
  3. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
  4. Dutch Society for Vascular Medicine
  5. Dutch Society for Interventional Radiology
  6. European Society for Vascular Surgery
  7. International Society for Endovascular Surgery
  8. Dutch Transplantation Society

PROFESSIONAL OFFICES AND COMMITTEES

  1. 3/2014- present Council member of the Section and Board of Vascular Surgery of the European Union of Medical Specialists
  2. 9/2015- present President Dutch Society for Vascular Surgery
  3. 9/2013- present Examiner for the European Board of Vascular Surgery exams (FEBVS)
  4. 2006- present Member “commissie opleiding vaatchirurgie” Dutch Society of Vascular Surgery
  5. 2006- present Instructor and teacher for vascular surgery fellows. Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  6. 2006- present Steering committee, Benchmark Operating Theatres, Dutch University Hospitals (NFU)
  7. 2004- 2009 Congress Committee Nederlandse Vaatdagen, 2007-2008 chairman
  8. 1998- 2005 Board member Endovascular Forum

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

  1. 2013- present Owner of the domain “planning” of the new electronic patient dossier, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  2. 2013- present Chairman core-team vascular surgery of new electronic patient dossier, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  3. 2010- 2011 Chairman working group “zorg-proces” new electronic patient dossier, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  4. 2008- 2011 ICT Committee Domain Patient-Care, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  5. 2007- present Chairman working group hybrid operating theatre, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  6. 2007- present Steering Committee new OR-center, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  7. 2005- present Management Team Operating Theaters, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  8. 2005- 2006 Chairman Project Group Introduction Electronic Patient Dossier Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
  9. 1997- 12/2014 Chief of the surgical ward vascular surgery, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam


RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Abdominal and thoracic aortic pathology especially aneurysms, acute aortic syndrome and minimally invasive surgical techniques. This line was started in 1994 and is ongoing.
  2. Novel techniques in vascular anastomosis, started in 2004 in cooperation with the Technical University Eindhoven, department M@TE (Materials and Technology). Completed 2013


RESEARCH GRANTS

  1.  2014- ongoing private grant through AMC foundation for Aneurysma related research. 4 year start-up program funding of 1.000.000 euro
  2. 2009- ongoing private grant (AMC foundation), 2009-2012, € 200.000 and from 2013 € 50.000 yearly.
  3. 2002 Dutch Heart Association NHS 2002B197: Acute endovascular treatment to improve outcome of ruptured aortoiliac aneurysms Muticenter RCT, “The AJAX-trial” € 200.000,00

 EDITORIAL BOARD AND PEER REVIEW FOR MEDICAL JOURNALS

  1. 2003- 2010 Editorial Board Journal of Endovascular Therapy
  2. 2005- 2009 Editorial Board European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  3. On the reviewers list of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Journal of Vascular Surgery,British Journal of Surgery,
    New England Journal of Medicine, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde.British Medical Journal

 TRIAL DATA SAFETY MONITORING BOARDS

  1. 2011-present Cordis ‘Inspiration trial’
  2. 2007-2011 Medtronic ‘Endurant trial’


co-PROMOTORSHIPS

  1. S.C. van Beek: Prediction models and outcome in Aneurysm Surgery , University of Amsterdam 09-10-2014.
  2. J.J. Reimerink: Diagnosis and Treatment of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms University of Amsterdam, 04-07-2014
  3. D.R. Pabbitei; Optimization of in vitro sutureless laser-assisted vascular anastomosis, University of Amsterdam, 12 February 2013
  4. L.L. Hoornweg; Aortic Ruptures, Acute Endovascular Management. University of Amsterdam, 1 Oktober 2008

 

Research programmes

The Aneurysm Program

Faculty
Prof. dr. R. Balm
Drs. L.C. Huisman
Dr. M.M. Idu
Dr. M.J.W. Koelemay
Prof. dr. D.A. Legemate
Dr. M. Lensvelt
Drs. M. C. M. Willems

PhD Students
R. Indrakusuma
H. Jalalzadeh
S.M.L. de Mik
N.S. van Reijen
R.J. Vossen

Prof. dr. D.A. Legemate (Vascular surgery)

Other research related activities
  • None reported
Current research funding
  • Endologix Inc.
  • New England Research Institutes Inc.
  • Stichting AMC Foundation (Vrijgesteld)