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prof. dr. G.J. (Gert Jan) de Borst

Full Professor

  • Department of Vascular Surgery

prof. dr. G.J. (Gert Jan) de Borst

Biography

Gert Jan de Borst was born in Utrecht , the Netherlands on December 14th, 1970. Following medical school at the University of Utrecht he obtained his medical degree at the University of Utrecht in 1996 and graduated in September 1999. Subsequently he became a research fellow at the Department of Vascular Surgery of the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht where he participated in a substudy of the Dutch Bypass Oral anticoagulant or aspirin study (BOA trial). In the same period he performed animal experiments on endovascular venous valve transplantation.

In 2001 he started his residency in general surgery at the department of Surgery (Prof dr IHM Borel Rinkes). Between January 2007 and December 2009 he did a fellowship in Vascular Surgery  (Prof dr FL Moll). Within this timeframe he finished his PhD on carotid artery revascularization in August 2007.

Since april 2009 he works as a vascular surgeon at the department of Vascular Surgery of the UMC Utrecht. He is actively involved in the training of surgical residents (co-supervisor) and training of vascular fellows (supervisor). His area of main clinical and research interest is cerebrovascular pathology. As a result, most of his research activities focus on carotid artery revascularization. In February 2015 he had 161 Pubmed registered publications, and in may 2015 he will be co-promotor for the eighth PhD student defending her thesis. 

Besides, he is the director of the vascular animal experimental laboratory in Utrecht. He is associate editor of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and editor of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy and Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. Furthermore, he is regular reviewer for the most relevant journals in his field of expertise (JAMA, Stroke, Journal of Neurology, Journal of Vascular Surgery, etc). Since 2012 he is secretary of the Dutch Association of Vascular Surgeons.

He is married with three kids and lives in Bilthoven, the Netherlands.

Side Activities

  • 2014 - present                         Editorial board Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
    2012 - present                         Associate editor European Journal Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    2011 - present                         Editorial Board International Journal of Angiology
    2009 - present                         Editorial Board Journal of Endovascular Therapy
    2009 - 2013                            Editorial Board Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Heelkunde
    2008                                       Director of Cerebrovascular Surgical Programme UMC Utrecht
    2008                                       Director of Animal Vascular Research programme

Fellowship and Awards

  • NVVG-MSD prijs 2013

    FP 7 Health Grant

Research Output (346)

The age- and sex-specific composition of atherosclerotic plaques in vascular surgery patients

de Bakker Marie, Timmerman Nathalie, van Koeverden Ian D, de Kleijn Dominique P V, de Borst Gert J, Pasterkamp Gerard, Boersma Eric, den Ruijter Hester M okt 2020, In: Atherosclerosis. 310 , p. 1-10 10 p.

Intimal and medial calcification in relation to cardiovascular risk factors

Zwakenberg Sabine R., de Jong Pim A., Hendriks Eva J., Westerink Jan, Spiering Wilko, de Borst Gert J., Cramer Maarten J., Bartstra Jonas W., Doesburg Teddo, Rutters Femke, van der Heijden Amber A., Schalkwijk Casper, Schurgers Leon J., van der Schouw Yvonne T., Beulens Joline W.J., 13 jul 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15 14 p.

Cerebral Small Vessel Disease in Standard Pre-operative Imaging Reports Is Independently Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Death Following Carotid Endarterectomy

Timmerman Nathalie, Rots Marjolijn L, van Koeverden Ian D, Haitjema Saskia, van Laarhoven Constance J H C M, Vuurens Annemiek M, den Ruijter Hester M, Pasterkamp Gerard, Kappelle L Jaap, de Kleijn Dominique P V, de Borst Gert J jun 2020, In: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 59 , p. 872-880 9 p.

Timing of procedural stroke and death in asymptomatic patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy:individual patient analysis from four RCTs

Poorthuis M H F, Bulbulia R, Morris D R, Pan H, Rothwell P M, Algra A, Becquemin J-P, Bonati L H, Brott T G, Brown M M, Calvet D, Eckstein H-H, Fraedrich G, Gregson J, Greving J P, Hendrikse J, Howard G, Jansen O, Mas J-L, Lewis S C, de Borst G J, Halliday A, 12 mrt 2020, In: British Journal of Surgery. 107 , p. 662-668 7 p.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of complication rates after carotid procedures performed by different specialties

Poorthuis Michiel H.F., Brand Eelco C., Halliday Alison, Bulbulia Richard, Schermerhorn Marc L., Bots Michiel L., de Borst Gert J. 2 mrt 2020, In: Journal of Vascular Surgery. 72 , p. 335-343.e17

Validation of randomized controlled trial-derived models for the prediction of postintervention outcomes in chronic limb-threatening ischemia

Wijnand Joep G J, van Koeverden Ian D, Teraa Martin, Spreen Marlon I, Mali Willem P T M, van Overhagen Hans, Pasterkamp Gerard, de Borst Gert J, Conte Michael S, Gremmels Hendrik, Verhaar Marianne C 1 mrt 2020, In: Journal of Vascular Surgery. 71 , p. 869-879 11 p.

Applicability of Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension Measurement in the Assessment of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

Leenstra Bernard, Wijnand Joep, Verhoeven Bart, Koning Olivier, Teraa Martin, Verhaar Marianne C, de Borst Gert J mrt 2020, In: Angiology. 71 , p. 208-216 9 p.

Apparent therapy-resistant hypertension as risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Holtrop Joris, Spiering Wilko, Nathoe Hendrik M, De Borst Gert J, Kappelle Laurens J, De Valk Harold W, Visseren Frank L J, Westerink Jan, jan 2020, In: Journal of Hypertension. 38 , p. 45-51 7 p.

Safety and feasibility of arterial wall targeting with robot-assisted high intensity focused ultrasound:a preclinical study

Groen M H A, Slieker F J B, Vink A, de Borst G J, Simons M V, Ebbini E S, Doevendans P A, Hazenberg C E V B, van Es R 2020, In: International Journal of Hyperthermia. 37 , p. 903-912 10 p.

Polygenic Susceptibility of Aortic Aneurysms Associates to the Diameter of the Aneurysm Sac:the Aneurysm-Express Biobank Cohort

van Laarhoven Constance J.H.C.M., van Setten Jessica, van Herwaarden Joost A., Pasterkamp Gerard, de Kleijn Dominique P.V., de Borst Gert J., van der Laan Sander W. 27 dec 2019, In: Scientific Reports. 9

All Research Output (346)