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


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

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

cardiovascular research

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

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

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