Prof. C.M.A.M. van der Horst PhD


Prof. C.M.A.M. van der Horst PhD

Full Professor
Main activities
Education, Patient care
Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
Focus of research

Congenital defects, especially cleft lip and palate and craniosynostosis, congenital hand defects, congenital melanocytic naevi, hemangioma and vascular malformations ( arteriovenous,lymphatic, capillary). Lasertreatment ( pulsed dye, V-beam and Yaglaser) 

Key publications
  • Huikeshoven Menno, Koster Petra H. L., de Borgie Corianne A. J. M., Beek Johan F., van Gemert Martin J. C., van der Horst Chantal M. A. M. Redarkening of port-wine stains 10 years after pulsed-dye-laser treatment New England journal of medicine 2007;356 (12):1235-1240 [PubMed]
  • Zaal Laura H., Mooi Wolter J., Klip Helen, van der Horst Chantal M. A. M. Risk of malignant transformation of congenital melanocytic nevi: A retrospective nationwide study from the Netherlands Plastic and reconstructive surgery 2005;116 (7):1902-1909 [PubMed]
  • Breugem C. C., van der Horst C. M., Hennekam R. C. Progress toward understanding vascular malformations Plastic and reconstructive surgery 2001;107 (6):1509-1523 [PubMed]
  • van der Horst C. M., Koster P. H., de Borgie C. A., Bossuyt P. M., van Gemert M. J. Effect of the timing of treatment of port-wine stains with the flash-lamp-pumped pulsed-dye laser New England journal of medicine 1998;338 (15):1028-1033 [PubMed]
  • van der Horst C. M., de Borgie C. A., Knopper J. L., Bossuyt P. M. Psychosocial adjustment of children and adults with port wine stains British journal of plastic surgery 1997;50 (6):463-467 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. C.M.A.M. van der Horst PhD (Congenital defects, hemangiomas and vascular malformations.)

cardiovascular research

O. Lapid MD PhD
M.C. Obdeijn
S.D. Strackee PhD
A.L. van de Kar

H.C. Benditte-Klepetko PhD
C.E.U. Oduber MD PhD
M.J.C. Smeulders PhD
W.F. Willems PhD

Current research funding
  • Smith and Nephew Limited
  • Stichting AMC Foundation (Vrijgesteld)