Prof. J.A. Reekers PhD

Full Professor
Main activities
Patient care
Interventional radiology. Clinical evaluation of new minimal invasive endovascular treatments
Focus of research

Critical limb ischemia and diabetic dissease

 New minimal invasive interventional techniques

Key publications
  • van der Kooij Sanne M., Hehenkamp Wouter J. K., Volkers Nicole A., Birnie Erwin, Ankum Willem M., Reekers Jim A. Uterine artery embolization vs hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: 5-year outcome from the randomized EMMY trial American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2010;203 (2):105.e1-105.13 [PubMed]
  • Met Rosemarie, Bipat Shandra, Legemate Dink A., Reekers Jim A., Koelemay Mark J. W. Diagnostic performance of computed tomography angiography in peripheral arterial disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA 2009;301 (4):415-424 [PubMed]
  • Hehenkamp Wouter J. K., Volkers Nicole A., Donderwinkel Peter F. J., de Blok Sjoerd, Birnie Erwin, Ankum Willem M., Reekers Jim A. Uterine artery embolization versus hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids (EMMY trial): Peri- and postprocedural results from a randomized controlled trial American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2005;193 (5):1618-1629 [PubMed]
  • Met Rosemarie, van Lienden Krijn P., Koelemay Mark J. W., Bipat Shandra, Legemate Dink A., Reekers Jim A. Subintimal angioplasty for peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a systematic review Cardiovascular and interventional radiology 2008;31 (4):687-697 [PubMed]
  • Stam Jan, Majoie Charles B. L. M., van Delden Otto M., van Lienden Krijn P., Reekers Jim A. Endovascular thrombectomy and thrombolysis for severe cerebral sinus thrombosis: a prospective study Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 2008;39 (5):1487-1490 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae ( short version)

Name: Jim Reekers,
Born 1953 Amsterdam.
Medical school University of Amsterdam
Board Certification in Radiology: September 1986

Current position

Staf Radiologist Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands since 1986

Professor of Interventional radiology University of Amsterdam, appointment 1999

PhD-Thesis: New Techniques for percutaneous revascularization below the inguinal
ligament. University of Amsterdam, November 1994.

Clinical appointment at Academic medical centre Amsterdam. Dept Radiology.
Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam , The Netherlands

• Fellow Cardio¬vascular and Interventional Radiological Socie¬ty of Europe

• Member European Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

• Fellow Society of Interventional Radiology

• Current chairman Dutch Society of Interventional Radiology (NGIR) :until 2009

• President CIRSE 2007- 2009

• Chairman Europan School of Interventional Radiology (ESIR) until 2011

• Chairman subspecialty committee ESR ( 2011 -)

• Honourary fellow BSIR

Honourary member DGIR.

• Executive committee European Society of Radiology (ESR)  2010 - 2014.

Erelid Nederlandse vereniging voor Eadiology 2013

Editorial work
- Editorial board Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Editorial board since
- Editorial board European journal of Vascular and Endovascular surgery 2000-2008
- Editorial board journal of Endovascular Therapy

- European Congress of Radiology: Medal for best presentation 1993

- Stauffer Award. Door Society of Academic Radiology voor Best clinical paper in 1996
- Honorary member Greek society of Interventional Radiology
- Honorary member Korean society of Interventional Radiology
- Honory member BSIR.
- 2007 Olbert lecture
- 2008 SIR Dotter lecture

Gold medal CIRSE 2012

German technology investigators award 2012

GORE pioneer award for vascular research. 2014

Research topics
- Treatment of critical ischemia in Diabetic patients
- Vascular malformations
- Uterine artery embolisation.
- EBM and IR

Area of clinical expertise:
- Critical ischemia and diabetes.
- Congenital vascular malformations
- Uterine fibroid treatment.

Publicaties: 173 peer reviewed papers on interventional and vascular  radiology.
Lectures: More than 400 invited lectures.
Editor several books on interventional radiology
More than 30 book chapters

Editorial board: CVIR., European journal of vascular and endovascualr surgery ( until 2009), Editor Interventional IQ ( 2011 -)
Current PhD Candidates
  • D. Collard
  • S.M. Schreuder