Drs. G. van Samkar MD


Drs. G. van Samkar MD

Scientific staff member (UD)
Main activities
Patient care
Focus of research

Ultrasound guided locoregional anesthesia.

Key publications
  • Luiten WE, Schepers T, Luitse JS, Goslings JC, Hermanides J, Stevens MF, Hollmann MW, van Samkar G, Comparison of continuous nerve block versus patient-controlled analgesia for postoperative pain and outcome after talar and calcaneal fractures. FOOT ANKLE INT 2014;35 (11):1116-1121 [PubMed]
  • van Samkar G, Eshuis WJ, Lemmers M, Gouma DJ, Bennink RJ, Hollmann MW, Dijkgraaf MGW, Busch ORC, Value of scintigraphy for assessing delayed gastric emptying after pancreatic surgery. WORLD J SURG 2013;37 (12):2911-2917 [PubMed]
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Curriculum Vitae

1976 - 1983: University of Leiden, MD.


1983 - 1984: Ministry of Defense, The Hague.


1984 - 1985: Resident  in dept Surgery, Laurentius hospital Roermond.


1985 - 1992: Resident in chronic pain dept, LUMC, followed by anesthesia residency.


1992 - 1993: Anesthesiologist, Heemstede.


1993 - 1995: Anesthesiologist, Zuiderziekenhuis, Rotterdam.


1995 - 1999: Anesthesiologist, Lievensberg ziekenhuis, Bergen op Zoom.


Staff member in AMC since 1999.


Difficult airway management.


Effects of intraoperative restriction of fluid in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy.


Delayed gastric emptying in pancreatic surgery.


Ultrasound guided locoregional anesthesia.

ESRA prize (2nd poster prize Sevilla)

Research programmes

Prof. dr. B. Preckel MA MD PhD (Patient safety, procedural sedation, cardiovascular protection, optimizing perioperative metabolism, cerebral perfusion, Wireless Monitoring)