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PhD R.E. Harskamp

Position
Research Associate
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Postdoctoral researcher and primary care physician in-training
Focus of research

As a clinical doctor my primary responsibility lies in providing care for my patients. In addition I am also an academic physician with a track record in cardiovascular research. My overall goal is to help improve cardiovascular health by studying new ways to improve preventive measures, diagnostic tools and management. My specific interest lies in implementing innovative mobile health platforms in clinical practice.

Key publications
  • Harskamp Ralf E., Lopes Renato D., Baisden Clinton E., de Winter Robbert J., Alexander John H. Saphenous vein graft failure after coronary artery bypass surgery: pathophysiology, management, and future directions Annals of surgery 2013;257 (5):824-833 [PubMed]
  • Harskamp Ralf E., Brennan J. Matthew, Xian Ying, Halkos Michael E., Puskas John D., Thourani Vinod H., Gammie James S., Taylor Bradley S., de Winter Robbert J., Kim Sunghee, O'Brien Sean, Peterson Eric D., Gaca Jeffrey G. Practice patterns and clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization in the United States: an analysis from the society of thoracic surgeons adult cardiac database Circulation 2014;130 (11):872-879 [PubMed]
  • Harskamp Ralf E., Alexander John H., Ferguson T. Bruce, Hager Rebecca, Mack Michael J., Englum Brian, Wojdyla Daniel, Schulte Phillip J., Kouchoukos Nicholas T., de Winter Robbert J., Gibson C. Michael, Peterson Eric D., Harrington Robert A., Smith Peter K., Lopes Renato D. Frequency and Predictors of Internal Mammary Artery Graft Failure and Subsequent Clinical Outcomes: Insights From the Project of Ex-vivo Vein Graft Engineering via Transfection (PREVENT) IV Trial Circulation 2016;133 (2):131-138 [PubMed]
  • Harskamp Ralf E., Newby L. Kristin ACP Journal Club. Review: CABG reduces long-term mortality and morbidity more than PCI in multivessel coronary disease Annals of internal medicine 2014;160 (8):JC9 [PubMed]
  • Ohman E. Magnus, Harskamp Ralf E. We need to do better for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome who are managed without revascularization Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2014;63 (21):2258-2260 [PubMed]
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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.

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

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