Prof. PhD L.W.E. van Heurn

Full Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Research, Other
Paediatric surgery
Focus of research

1) Paediatric surgery in particular compromised gut andmorbid  obesity in adolescents

2) Kidney transplantation and preservation of ischaemically damaged kidneys 

Key publications
  • van Heurn L. W. Ernest TRANSPLANTATION Prolonged agonal time-not a contraindication for transplantation Nature reviews. Nephrology 2011;7 (8):432-433 [PubMed]
  • van Heurn L. W. E., Pakarinen M. P., Wester T. Contemporary management of abdominal surgical emergencies in infants and children British journal of surgery 2014;101 (1):E24-E33 [PubMed]
  • de Vries E. E., Hoogland E. R. P., Winkens B., Snoeijs M. G., van Heurn L. W. E. Renovascular Resistance of Machine-Perfused DCD Kidneys Is Associated with Primary Nonfunction American journal of transplantation 2011;11 (12):2685-2691 [PubMed]
  • Hoogland E. R. P., Snoeijs M. G. J., Winkens B., Christaans M. H. L., van Heurn L. W. E. Kidney Transplantation from Donors after Cardiac Death: Uncontrolled versus Controlled Donation American journal of transplantation 2011;11 (7):1427-1434 [PubMed]
  • Paulus Givan F., de Vaan Loes E. G., Verdam Froukje J., Bouvy Nicole D., Ambergen Ton A. W., van Heurn L. W. Ernest Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Adolescents: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Obesity surgery 2015;25 (5):860-878 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. PhD L.W.E. van Heurn (Reproduction and development, Gastrointestinal diseases and metaboliic disorders)

1) Surgical treatment of morbid obesity in  adolescents

2) Bowel development and necrotising enterocolotis

PhD Students
J. Bollen
L. Kox
G.F. Paulus
Y.G.M. Roebroek
M. Siawash
T. Van Smaalen
W.P. Zuidema

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • Stichting Zorgevaluatie
  • ZonMw