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MD PhD W.E.M. Kok

Position
Medical Specialist
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Cardiologist, heart failure and general cardiology
Focus of research

Heart failure mechanisms and reversibility

Etiologic diagnostic strategies in heart failure

Treatment strategies in heart failure and use of (pro)BNP

Third party research, medical treatment options in heart failure

Key publications
  • Tijsen Anke J., Creemers Esther E., Moerland Perry D., de Windt Leon J., van der Wal Allard C., Kok Wouter E., Pinto Yigal M. MiR423-5p As a Circulating Biomarker for Heart Failure Circulation research 2010;106 (6):1035-U63 [PubMed]
  • Stienen Susan, Salah Khibar, Moons Arno H., Bakx Adrianus L., van Pol Petra, Kortz Mikael, Ferreira João Pedro, Marques Irene, Schroeder-Tanka Jutta M., Keijer Jan T., Bayés-Genis Antoni, Tijssen Jan G. P., Pinto Yigal M., Kok Wouter E. NT-proBNP-Guided Therapy in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: The PRIMA II Randomized Controlled Trial Circulation 2018;137 (16):1671–1683 [PubMed]
  • van Nimwegen Frederika A., Schaapveld Michael, Janus Cécile P. M., Krol Augustinus D. G., Petersen Eefke J., Raemaekers John M. M., Kok Wouter E. M., Aleman Berthe M. P., van Leeuwen Flora E. Cardiovascular disease after hodgkin lymphoma treatment: 40-year disease risk JAMA internal medicine 2015;175 (6):1007-1017 [PubMed]
  • van der Pal Helena J., van Dalen Elvira C., van Delden Evelien, van Dijk Irma W., Kok Wouter E., Geskus Ronald B., Sieswerda Elske, Oldenburger Foppe, Koning Caro C., van Leeuwen Flora E., Caron Huib N., Kremer Leontien C. High Risk of Symptomatic Cardiac Events in Childhood Cancer Survivors Journal of clinical oncology 2012;30 (13):1429-1437 [PubMed]
  • Stienen Susan, Salah Khibar, Eurlings Luc W. M., Bettencourt Paulo, Pimenta Joana M., Metra Marco, Bayes-Genis Antoni, Verdiani Valerio, Bettari Luca, Lazzarini Valentina, Tijssen Jan P., Pinto Yigal M., Kok Wouter E. M. Challenging the two concepts in determining the appropriate pre-discharge N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide treatment target in acute decompensated heart failure patients: absolute or relative discharge levels? European journal of heart failure 2015;17 (9):936-944 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

(Medewerkers buiten research programmes van afdeling Cardiologie)

MD PhD W.E.M. Kok (Promoties)

PhD Students
MD C. Dickhoff

Prof. PhD Y. Pinto (Molecular genetics of heart failure)

Current research funding
  • BAYER B.V.
  • Nederlandse Hartstichting
  • TFS Develop B.V.
  • Vascular Research Network BV