PhD C.J. Buskens

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Colorectal surgeon
Focus of research

Gastro-intestinal surgery, predominantly focusing on colorectal carcinoma and inflammatory bowel disease

Key publications
  • de Groof E. J., Sahami S., Lucas C., Ponsioen C. Y., Bemelman W. A., Buskens C. J. Treatment of perianal fistula in Crohn's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing seton drainage and anti-tumour necrosis factor treatment Colorectal disease 2016;18 (7):667-675 [PubMed]
  • Buskens Christianne J., Sahami Saloomeh, Tanis Pieter J., Bemelman Willem A. The potential benefits and disadvantages of laparoscopic surgery for ulcerative colitis: A review of current evidence Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology 2014;28 (1):19-27 [PubMed]
  • van der Zaag Edwin S., Bouma Wim H., Tanis Pieter J., Ubbink Dirk T., Bemelman Willem A., Buskens Christianne J. Systematic Review of Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping Procedure in Colorectal Cancer Annals of surgical oncology 2012;19 (11):3449-3459 [PubMed]
  • Sahami Saloomeh, Bartels Sanne A. L., D'Hoore André, Fadok Tonia Young, Tanis Pieter J., Lindeboom Robert, de Buck van Overstraeten Anthony, Wolthuis Albert M., Bemelman Willem A., Buskens Christianne J. A Multicentre Evaluation of Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leakage After Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal of Crohn s & colitis 2016;10 (7):773-778 [PubMed]
  • Bernink Jochem H., Peters Charlotte P., Munneke Marius, te Velde Anje A., Meijer Sybren L., Weijer Kees, Hreggvidsdottir Hulda S., Heinsbroek Sigrid E., Legrand Nicolas, Buskens Christianne J., Bemelman Willem A., Mjösberg Jenny M., Spits Hergen Human type 1 innate lymphoid cells accumulate in inflamed mucosal tissues Nature immunology 2013;14 (3):221-229 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

PhD C.J. Buskens (Translational IBD research: beyond the bowel)

PhD Students
D. Nepogodiev

Prof. MD PhD W.A. Bemelman (Colorectal surgery and minimal invasive surgery)


Current research funding
  • European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation-ECCO
  • Life Sciences Health TKI
  • ZonMw