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prof. dr. R.M. (Ruud) Pijnappel

Full Professor

  • Radiology

prof. dr. R.M. (Ruud) Pijnappel

Research Programs

Biography

Ruud Pijnappel studied Medicine at the University of Amsterdam. He did his residency in Radiology with the OLVG, Amsterdam. After finalizing his PhD thesis on the diagnosis of nonpalpable breast lesions (2002, Utrecht), he held several positions with the Breast Radiology department of the Martini hospital (Groningen) and the Dutch Reference Centre for Screening (LCRB, Nijmegen). From 2011 to 2015 he was president of the Dutch College of Breast Imaging (DCBI). In 2012 he joined the Radiology staff of the UMC Utrecht; in 2015 he was appointed both Professor of Breast Radiology at the UMC Utrecht, and CEO of the Dutch Expert Centre for Screening.

Side Activities

  • CEO Dutch Expert Centre for Screening, LRCB

    Member of scientific advisory board Borstkanker Vereniging Nederland (BVN)

    Member of the working group on The Dutch Guideline for Screening on Breast Cancer

    Secretary General of the European Society of Breast Cancer Imaging (EUSOBI)

    Member of the multidisciplinary audit team of the EUSOMA

    Board member of the BOOG (Borstkanker Onderzoek Groep) Dutch Breast Cancer Research Group

    Member of the Dutch Male Breast Cancer Consortium (DMBCC)

    Member of the BOOG Working Group: Loco Regional Breast Cancer

    Member of Program Committee Breast cancer Screening, Center for Population Screening of National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven

     

Research Output (73)

Meerwaarde van MRI-screening bij zeer dicht borstweefsel in het bevolkingsonderzoek borstkanker

de Lange Stéphanie V., Bakker Marije F., Pijnappel Ruud M., Mann Ritse M., Peeters Petra H.M., Monninkhof Evelyn M., Emaus Marleen J., Loo Claudette E., Bisschops Robertus H.C., Lobbes Marc B.I., de Jong Mathijn D.F., Duvivier Katya M., Veltman Jeroen, Karssemeijer Nico, de Koning Harry J., van Diest Paul J., Mali Willem P.T.M., van den Bosch Maurice A.A.J., Veldhuis Wouter B., van Gils Carla H. apr 2020, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 164 10 p.

Computer-Aided Diagnosis in Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Screening of Women With Extremely Dense Breasts to Reduce False-Positive Diagnoses

Verburg Erik, van Gils Carla H, Bakker Marije F, Viergever Max A, Pijnappel Ruud M, Veldhuis Wouter B, Gilhuijs Kenneth G A 6 mrt 2020, In: Investigative Radiology. 55 , p. 438-444 7 p.

Rapid Access to Contrast-Enhanced spectral mammogRaphy in women recalled from breast cancer screening:the RACER trial study design

Neeter L M F H, Houben I P L, Nelemans P J, Van Nijnatten T J A, Pijnappel R M, Frotscher C, Osinga-de Jong M, Sanders F, Van Dalen T, Raat H P J, Essers B A B, Wildberger J E, Smidt M L, Lobbes M B I 23 dec 2019, In: Trials. 20

Optoacoustic imaging of the breast:correlation with histopathology and histopathologic biomarkers

Menezes Gisela L.G., Mann Ritse M., Meeuwis Carla, Bisschops Bob, Veltman Jeroen, Lavin Philip T., van de Vijver Marc J., Pijnappel Ruud M. 1 dec 2019, In: European Radiology. 29 , p. 6728-6740 13 p.

Supplemental MRI Screening for Women with Extremely Dense Breast Tissue

Bakker Marije F, de Lange Stéphanie V, Pijnappel Ruud M, Mann Ritse M, Peeters Petra H M, Monninkhof Evelyn M, Emaus Marleen J, Loo Claudette E, Bisschops Robertus H C, Lobbes Marc B I, de Jong Matthijn D F, Duvivier Katya M, Veltman Jeroen, Karssemeijer Nico, de Koning Harry J, van Diest Paul J, Mali Willem P T M, van den Bosch Maurice A A J, Veldhuis Wouter B, van Gils Carla H, 28 nov 2019, In: The New England journal of medicine. 381 , p. 2091-2102 12 p.

Utility of Supplemental Training to Improve Radiologist Performance in Breast Cancer Screening:A Literature Review

Geertse Tanya D., Paap Ellen, van der Waal Daniëlle, Duijm Lucien E.M., Pijnappel Ruud M., Broeders Mireille J.M. 1 nov 2019, In: Journal of the American College of Radiology. 16 , p. 1528-1546 19 p.

Stereotactic 9-gauge vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, how many specimens are needed?

den Dekker Bianca M, van Diest Paul J, de Waard Stephanie N, Verkooijen Helena M, Pijnappel Ruud M nov 2019, In: European Journal of Radiology. 120

Reversal of the hanging protocol of Contrast Enhanced Mammography leads to similar diagnostic performance yet decreased reading times

van Geel Koos, Kok Ellen M, Krol Jorian P, Houben Ivo P L, Thibault Fabienne E, Pijnappel Ruud M, van Merriënboer Jeroen J G, Lobbes Marc B I aug 2019, In: European Journal of Radiology. 117 , p. 62-68 7 p.

Contralateral parenchymal enhancement on dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI reproduces as a biomarker of survival in ER-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer patients

van der Velden BHM, Sutton Elizabeth, Carbonaro Luca, Pijnappel Ruud, Morris Elizabeth, Gilhuijs Kenneth nov 2018, In: European Radiology. 28 , p. 4705-4716 12 p.

Breast cancer-related deaths according to grade in ductal carcinoma in situ:A Dutch population-based study on patients diagnosed between 1999 and 2012

van Maaren M C, Lagendijk M, Tilanus-Linthorst M M A, de Munck L, Pijnappel R M, Schmidt M K, Wesseling J, Koppert L B, Siesling S sep 2018, In: European Journal of Cancer. 101 , p. 134-142 9 p.

All Research Output (73)