head department of surgery
University Medical Centre Groningen
Jean-Paul P.M. de Vries is vascular surgeon and head of the department of Surgery of the University Medical Centre in Groningen. He is also professor in surgery, with focus on innovative technology, imbedded in the dr. W.J. Kolff Institute. He is one of the board members of the Centre of Medical Imaging- North Eastern Netherlands (CMI-NEN). There is a strong collaboration with the Technical University in Enschede and multiple PhD-ers are working at the department of Surgery as well as at the Technical University. Moreover, there is a partnership with the department of Biomedical Engineering and the Surgical Research Lab. This results in a mixture of fundamental and patient-orientated research lines.
He is one of the founders of the Dutch Endovascular Alliance (DEALL), a multicentre Dutch research platform to perform dedicated (endo) vascular research. He is in the frontiers of innovative research in Vascular Surgery mainly focussing on optimizing imaging pre- and post-endovascular aneurysm repair, development of non-invasive tissue perfusion techniques in peripheral arterial disease and implementation of telemonitoring in the peri-operative period. Besides, he is distinguished reviewer for the Journal of Vascular Surgery, reviewer of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vascular, and the Journal of Endovascular Therapy. He is member of the editorial boards of the JEVT, J. Cardiovasc Surg, and the EJVES. He published more than 370 peer review manuscripts, several book chapters for international vascular textbooks, edited a textbook with focus on endovascular aneurysm repair, and is faculty member of multiple international vascular congresses.
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