MD PhD W.A.M. Lucassen

Research Associate
Main activities
Patient care, Research
General Practice
Focus of research

Venous thrombo-embolism

Atrial fibrillation

Key publications
  • Lucassen Wim, Geersing Geert-Jan, Erkens Petra M. G., Reitsma Johannes B., Moons Karel G. M., Büller Harry, van Weert Henk C. Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis Annals of internal medicine 2011;155 (7):448-460 [PubMed]
  • Geersing Geert-Jan, Erkens Petra M. G., Lucassen Wim A. M., Büller Harry R., Cate Hugo Ten, Hoes Arno W., Moons Karel G. M., Prins Martin H., Oudega Ruud, van Weert Henk C. P. M., Stoffers Henri E. J. H. Safe exclusion of pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule and qualitative D-dimer testing in primary care: prospective cohort study BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2012;345:e6564 [PubMed]
  • Lucassen Wim A. M., Beenen Ludo F. M., Büller Harry R., Erkens Petra M. G., Schaefer-Prokop Cornelia M., van den Berk Inge A. H., van Weert Henk C. Concerns in using multi-detector computed tomography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism in daily practice. A cross-sectional analysis using expert opinion as reference standard Thrombosis research 2013;131 (2):145-149 [PubMed]
  • Lucassen Wim A. M., Douma Renee A., Toll Diane B., Buller Harry R., van Weert Henk C. P. M. Excluding pulmonary embolism in primary care using the Wells-rule in combination with a point-of care D-dimer test: a scenario analysis BMC family practice 2010;11 (1):64 [PubMed]
  • Lucassen Wim, van Weert Henk C., Büller Harry Clinical Decision Rules for Excluding Pulmonary Embolism RESPONSE Annals of internal medicine 2012;156 (2):169-170 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. MD PhD H.C.P.M. van Weert (oncoloy/cardiovascular diseases)

Starting 2013 we will  develop a new researchprogram 'oncology in general practice'. Focus willl be on the pre-diagnostic, post-treatment and palliative  phase of cancer.

Cardiovascular diseases has a focus on rhythm abnormalities and thrombosis. In both conditions focus is onn decision analysis and the implementation of decisionn-aids and clinical dicision support systems.

PhD K.M. van Asselt
Prof. PhD J.E.A.M. van Bergen

PhD R.E. Harskamp
PhD B.J. Knottnerus
MD PhD W.A.M. Lucassen
J. Wind