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Dr. J.T. Wegener MD PhD

Position
Scientific staff member (UD)
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Treatment
Focus of research

Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Key publications
  • Wegener JT, van Ooij B , van Dijk CN, Hollmann MW, Preckel B, Stevens MF, Value of single-injection or continuous sciatic nerve block in addition to a continuous femoral nerve block in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. REGION ANESTH PAIN M 2011;36 (5):481-488 [PubMed]
  • Wegener JT, van Ooij B , van Dijk CN, Karayeva SA, Hollmann MW, Preckel B, Stevens MF, Long-term pain and functional disability after total knee arthroplasty with and without single-injection or continuous sciatic nerve block in addition to continuous femoral nerve block: a prospective, 1-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. REGION ANESTH PAIN M 2013;38 (1):58-63 [PubMed]
  • Frkovic V, Ward C, Preckel B, Lirk P, Hollmann MW, Stevens MF, Wegener JT, Influence of arm position on ultrasound visibility of the axillary brachial plexus. EUR J ANAESTH 2015;32 (11):771-780 [PubMed]
  • Wegener JT, Boender ZJ, Preckel B, Hollmann MW, Stevens MF, Comparison of percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and ultrasound imaging for nerve localization. BRIT J ANAESTH 2011;106 (1):119-123 [PubMed]
  • Wegener JT, van Doorn CT, Eshuis JH, Hollmann MW, Preckel B, Stevens MF, Value of an electronic tutorial for image interpretation in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. REGION ANESTH PAIN M 2013;38 (1):44-49 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae
Education

  • 1991-1996 Training in Anesthesiology, Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam
  • 1981-1988 Medicine, University of Utrecht
Graduate Training
1996-1997 Fellowship Paediatric Anesthesiology, Sophia Childrens Hospital, Rotterdam

Professional Qualifications

  • Advanced Traumatic Life Support
  • Radiation Hygiene, level of expertise 4a for consultants
  • DARA, ESRA  Exam Regional Anesthesia I and II
  • Registrated for Chronic Pain Management
  • Basiscursus Regelgeving en Organisatie voor Klinische Onderzoekers (BROK)- Certificaat 16-3-2012 
Employment

  • 2004 -present, Consultant Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
  • 2009 - 2013 Consultant Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, Sint Maartkenskliniek, Nijmegen
  • 1997-2004 Consultant Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, Westfries Gasthuis, Hoorn
  •  1996-1997 Consultant Anesthesiology, Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam
Professional activities

  • 2013-Thesis: Educational and Clinical Aspects of Peripheral Nerve Blockade
  • 2013-present Representative, Council member, Eurpean Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Treatment (ESRA)
  • 2009- present Board of Dutch Association for Regional Anesthesia(DARA)
  • 2009- present Trainer for ultrasound guided techniques (DARA)
  •  2008-present Working group for fast course knee replacement surgery, AMC
  • 2005-present Working group for Locoregional Anesthesia (founder,chair), AMC
  • 2006-2007 Collaboration group Revalidation Institute JvBreemen and Pain Clinic AMC
  • 2005-2007 Project for data registration of patients with chronic benign pain, Pain Clinic AMC
  • 2001-2004 Consultant in Palliative Care, district Westfriesland
  • 1998-2004 Representative department of Anesthesiology (Chair), Intensive Care committee, Anesthesiology-Pediatric Working group, Committee for operating department, Committee for Blood management, Westfries Gasthuis, Hoorn
  • 1992-1996 Medical repatriation and escorts by Air Traffic, Airport Rotterdam
  • 1995-1996 Introduction and founding of Acute Pain Service and continuous epidural analgesia, Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam.
Other research related activities
  • Contribution to training of professionals, DARA-ESRA.nl