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Prof. PhD L.W.E. van Heurn

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

1) Morbid obesity in adolescents

2) Compromised gut 

3) Sacrococcygeal teratoma

4) Kidney transplantation and preservation of ischaemically damaged kidneys (until 2019)

Key publications
  • Zuidema Wietse P., Oosterhuis Jan W. A., van der Heide Stefan M., Zijp Gerda W., van Baren Robertine, van der Steeg Alida F. W., van Heurn Ernst L. W. E. Early cost-utility estimation of the surgical correction of pectus excavatum with the Nuss bar European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery 2019;55 (4):699-703 [PubMed]
  • Roorda Daniëlle, Surridge Tessa J., Visschers Ruben G. J., Derikx Joep P. M., van Heurn L. W. Ernest Redo surgery with longitudinal resection for dilated bowel in Hirschsprung disease: an illustrative case series International journal of colorectal disease 2019;34 (11):1983-1987 [PubMed]
  • van Heurn L. W. Ernest, Talbot David, Nicholson Michael L., Akhtar Mohammed Z., Sanchez-Fructuoso Ana I., Weekers Laurent, Barrou Benoit Recommendations for donation after circulatory death kidney transplantation in Europe Transplant international 2016;29 (7):780-789 [PubMed]
  • Kremer Marijke E. B., Dirix Marc, Koeneman Margot M., van Baren Robertine, Heij Hugo A., Wijnen Marc H. W. A., Wijnen René M. H., van der Zee David C., van Heurn L. W. Ernest Quality of life in adulthood after resection of a sacrococcygeal teratoma in childhood: a Dutch multicentre study Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition 2015;100 (3):F229-F232 [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

Postdocs
PhD B. Sovran

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

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • Stichting Zorgevaluatie
  • ZonMw