prof. dr. J.L.H.R. Bosch

prof. dr. J.L.H.R. Bosch

Professor Emeritus
prof. dr. J.L.H.R. Bosch
  • Department of Urological Oncology



J.L.H. Ruud Bosch received his MD degree from the University of Utrecht in 1977. He subsequently worked as a tropical doctor in Tanzania, Africa. After this he did his general surgery and urology residency training in Enschede and at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.  In 1987-1988 he was a fellow at the department of urology, University of California at San Francisco, USA. Following this, he joined the staff of the department of urology at Erasmus University Hospital in Rotterdam. He did his PhD thesis on "Epidemiological and pathophysiological aspects of benign prostatic hyperplasia" and is a fellow of the European Board of Urology. In 2004 he was appointed Professor and Chairman of the department of Urology at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

He is a member of several international societies: the European Association of Urology, the American Urological Association, the International Continence Society and the Societé International d’ Urologie. In 2007 he was the meeting chairman of the ICS annual meeting, held in Rotterdam [NL].

For his research he received several prizes such as the Lapides prize for Neurourology and Urodynamics research and the Dantec-Medtronic prize of the International Continence Society [2x]. His research interests are minimally invasive diagnostic techniques and treatments for bladder and kidney cancer and urethral reconstruction through tissue engineering.

Side Activities

Member of the advisory board of the International Continence Society

Chairman International Consultation on Urologic Diseases [ICUD] Committee on

“Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms [LUTS]”

Member of the EAU guidelines committee on urinary incontinence

Chairman of the Dutch [NVU] guidelines committee on urinary incontinence

President of the Dutch Urological Association [NVU]

Chairman of the Continence Foundation of the Netherlands [CSN].

Consultant GSK

Speaker for GSK, Astellas

Fellowship and Awards

Fellowship granted by the "Sophia foundation for medical research", NL.

Travel grant "Fulbright Foundation", USA.

Ziekenfondsraad [Health Insurance council] Ontwikkelingsgeneeskundeproject  (OG 90.005;) Neuromodulation as treatment of patients with urge-incontinence due to detrusor instability or hyperreflexia

KWF [Dutch cancer society] project [UU-2007-3922]: Fluorescence guided Raman spectroscopy in the diagnosis of bladder cancer

Research Output (214)

Differences in treatment choices between prostate cancer patients using a decision aid and patients receiving care as usual:results from a randomized controlled trial

Lamers Romy E D, Cuypers Maarten, de Vries Marieke, van de Poll-Franse Lonneke V, Bosch J L H Ruud, Kil Paul J M Dec 2021, In: World Journal of Urology. 39 , p. 4327-4333 7 p.

Psoas hitch procedure in 166 adult patients:The largest cohort study before the laparoscopic era

Groen V H, Lock M T W T, de Angst I B, Verhagen P C M S, Horenblas S, Dik P, Bosch J L H R Sep 2021, In: BJUI compass. 2 , p. 331-337 7 p.

Dose-Dependent Effect of Platinum-Based Chemotherapy on the Risk of Metachronous Contralateral Testicular Cancer

Blok Joost M, Groot Harmke J, Huele Eline H, de Wit Ronald, Horenblas Simon, Nuver Janine, Groenewegen Gerard, Bosch J L H Ruud, Witjes J Alfred, Tromp Jacqueline M, de Brouwer Peter J M, van den Berg Hetty A, Vanneste Ben G L, Smilde Tineke J, Aarts Maureen J B, Gietema Jourik A, Meijer Richard P, Schaapveld Michael 29 Oct 2020, In: Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 39 , p. 319-327 9 p.

Re:Lymphovascular Invasion and Presence of Embryonal Carcinoma as Risk Factors for Occult Metastatic Disease in Clinical Stage I Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumour: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Blok J. M., Pluim I., Daugaard G., Wagner T., Jóźwiak K., Wilthagen E. A., Looijenga L. H.J., Meijer R. P., Ruud Bosch J. L.H., Horenblas S., Richie Jerome P. 1 Oct 2020, In: Journal of Urology. 204 , p. 881 1 p.

Unmet expectations in prostate cancer patients and their association with decision regret

Wollersheim Barbara M, van Stam Marie-Anne, Bosch Ruud J L H, Pos Floris J, Tillier Corinne N, van der Poel Henk G, Aaronson Neil K 1 Oct 2020, In: Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. 14 , p. 731-738 8 p.

Incidence and risk factors for contralateral testicular tumor

Blok Joost Marijn, Groot Harmke J., Huele Eline H., De Wit Ronald, Gietema Jourik A., Groenewegen Gerard, Witjes Fred, Van den Berg Hetty, Nuver Janine, Tromp Jacqueline Maria, De Brouwer Peter, Smilde Tineke Jacoba, Aarts Maureen J. B., Vanneste Ben G. L., Bosch Ruud J. L. H., Horenblas Simon, Schaapveld Michael, Meijer Richard P. 20 Feb 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Oncology. 38

Patient-reported Outcomes Following Treatment of Localised Prostate Cancer and Their Association with Regret About Treatment Choices

van Stam Marie Anne, Aaronson Neil K., Bosch J. L.H.Ruud, Kieffer Jacobien M., van der Voort van Zyp Jochem R.N., Tillier Corinne N., Horenblas Simon, van der Poel Henk G. 1 Feb 2020, In: European Urology Oncology. 3 , p. 21-31 11 p.

Additional surgical procedures and perioperative morbidity in post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for metastatic testicular cancer in two intermediate volume hospitals

Blok Joost M, Meijer Richard P, van der Poel Henk G, Bex Axel, van Vooren Jeanette, van Urk Japke J, Horenblas Simon, Bosch J L H Ruud 1 Jan 2020, In: World Journal of Urology. 39 , p. 839-846 8 p.

Clinical outcome of robot-assisted residual mass resection in metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumor

Blok Joost M., van der Poel Henk G., Kerst J. Martijn, Bex Axel, Brouwer Oscar R., Bosch J. L.H.Ruud, Horenblas Simon, Meijer Richard P. 2020, In: World Journal of Urology. 39 , p. 1969-1976 8 p.

Re:The Multilayered Structure of the Human Corpus Spongiosum

De Graaf P., Ramadan R., Linssen E. C., Staller N. A., Hendrickx A. P.A., Pigot G. L.S., Meuleman E. J.H., Bouman H., Ozer M. C., Bosch J. L.H.R., De Kort L. M.O. 1 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Urology. 202 , p. 1085-1086 2 p.

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