W.K. Lagrand MD PhD

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Critical Care Medicine, Cardiology
Focus of research

hemodynamic monitoring, echocardiography, interaction cardiac (right ventricular) performance and mechanical ventilation, inflammation.

Key publications
  • den Uil Corstian A., Klijn E., Lagrand W. K., Brugts J. J., Ince C., Spronk P. E., Simoons M. L. The microcirculation in health and critical disease Progress in cardiovascular diseases 2008;51 (2):161-170 [PubMed]
  • Nijmeijer Remco, Lagrand Wim K., Lubbers Yvonne T. P., Visser Cees A., Meijer Chris J. L. M., Niessen Hans W. M., Hack C. Erik C-reactive protein activates complement in infarcted human myocardium American journal of pathology 2003;163 (1):269-275 [PubMed]
  • Baidoshvili A., Nijmeijer R., Lagrand W. K., Hack C. E., Niessen H. W. M. Localisation of C reactive protein in infarcted tissue sites of multiple organs during sepsis Journal of clinical pathology 2002;55 (2):152-153 [PubMed]
  • Lagrand W. K., Visser C. A., Hermens W. T., Niessen H. W., Verheugt F. W., Wolbink G. J., Hack C. E. C-reactive protein as a cardiovascular risk factor: more than an epiphenomenon? Circulation 1999;100 (1):96-102 [PubMed]
  • C-reactive protein colocalizes with complement in human hearts during acute myocardial infarction Circulation 1997;95 (1):97-103 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. M.J. Schultz MD PhD (Prevention and treatment of organ failure in intensive care medicine)

J. Horn MD PhD (Neurology on the Intensive Care Unit)

W.K. Lagrand MD PhD (Promoties)