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prof. dr. B.L.A.M. (Bas) Weusten

Full Professor

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

prof. dr. B.L.A.M. (Bas) Weusten

Research Programs

Biography

Bas L.A.M. Weusten (1967) is professor at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has as graduated from medical school at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He has written his PhD thesis on gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal perception from 1992 to 1995. After his traineeship in gastroenterology he became a staff member at St Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands in 2002.

 

In 2011 he became professor of Innovative GI Endoscopy at the University Medical Center in Amsterdam. In 2017 he moved to Utrecht, where he became appointed as  professor of GI Endoscopy at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He chaired the Dutch society for gastrointestinal endoscopy for many years.

 

His main focus in both clinical work and research is on endoscopic management of early neoplasia of the upper GI tract. He leads the endoscopic esophageal research group in the RAKU (Regionaal Acedemisch Kanker Centrum) collaboration. He has been involved in several national and international guidelines, and chaired the ESGE Position Statement on the Endoscopic Management of Barrett’s Esophagus. 

Side Activities

  • 2009-2010: Member Dutch Guideline Committee Gastric Cancer

    2010-2018: Chair section Digestive Endoscopy NVGE

    2012-2020: Member Scientific Advisary board St Antonius Research Fund

    2014-2015: Member Dutch Guideline Committee Barrett’s Oeosophagus

    2016-2017: Chair ESGE Positition Statement on Barrett’s Oesophagus

    2016-2019: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Research Upper-GI Working group

    2016-2018: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) WG QIC Performance measures upper GI endoscopy

    2017-2018: Member ESGE European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)curriculum WG on ESD

    2017-2020: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Guideline Committee

    2018-2019: Member UEG (United European Gastroenterology) guideline on Achalasia

    2018-2020: Chair ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) position statement on endoscopic management of GI motility disorders

    2019-2022: Member Medical Advisary Board ECM Therapeutics

    2019-2022: Member organizing committee ESGE-days 2020-2021

    Reviewer for several international journals

     

Research Output (124)

Radiofrequency ablation for low-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus:long-term outcome of a randomized trial

Pouw Roos E., Klaver Esther, Phoa K. Nadine, van Vilsteren Frederike G., Weusten Bas L., Bisschops Raf, Schoon Erik J., Pech Oliver, Manner Hendrik, Ragunath Krish, Fernández-Sordo Jacobo Ortiz, Fullarton Grant, Di Pietro Massimiliano, Januszewicz Wladyslaw, O'Toole Dermot, Bergman Jacques J. sep 2020, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 92 , p. 569-574 6 p.

Non-curative gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer does not result in additional risk of postoperative morbidity compared to curative gastrectomy

Gertsen Emma C, Brenkman Hylke J F, Goense Lucas, Mohammad Nadia Haj, Weusten Bas L A, van Hillegersberg Richard, Ruurda Jelle P, 21 aug 2020, In: Surgical Oncology. 35 , p. 126-131 6 p.

Risk factors for serious adverse events associated with multiband mucosectomy in Barrett's esophagus:an international multicenter analysis of 3827 endoscopic resection procedures

Belghazi Kamar, Marcon Norman, Teshima Christopher, Wang Kenneth K., Milano Reza V., Mostafavi Nahid, Wallace Michael B., Kandel Pujan, Mejía Pérez Lady Katherine, Bourke Michael J., Bahin Farzan, Everson Martin A., Haidry Rehan, Ginsberg Gregory G., Ma Gene K., Koch Arjun D., Ragunath Krish, Ortiz-Fernandez-Sordo Jacobo, di Pietro Massimiliano, Seewald Stefan, Weusten Bas L., Schoon Erik J., Bisschops Raf, Bergman Jacques J., Pouw Roos E. aug 2020, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 92 , p. 259-268.e2

Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) versus endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for resection of non-pedunculated rectal lesions (TRIASSIC study):Study protocol of a European multicenter randomised controlled trial

Dekkers Nik, Boonstra Jurjen J., Moons Leon M.G., Hompes Roel, Bastiaansen Barbara A., Tuynman Jurriaan B., Koch Arjun D., Weusten Bas L.A.M., Pronk Apollo, Neijenhuis Peter A., Westerterp Marinke, Van Den Hout Wilbert B., Langers Alexandra M.J., Van Der Kraan Jolein, Alkhalaf Alaa, Lai Jonathan Y.L., Ter Borg Frank, Fabry Hans, Halet Eric, Schwartz Matthijs P., Nagengast Wouter B., Straathof Jan Willem A., Ten Hove Rogier W.R., Oterdoom Leendert H., Hoff Christiaan, Belt Eric J.Th, Zimmerman David D.E., Hadithi Muhammed, Morreau Hans, De Cuba Erienne M.V., Leijtens Jeroen W.A., Vasen Hans F.A., Van Leerdam Monique E., De Graaf Eelco J.R., Doornebosch Pascal G., Hardwick James C.H. 13 jul 2020, In: BMC Gastroenterology. 20

Endoscopic full-thickness resection (eFTR) of colorectal lesions:results from the Dutch colorectal eFTR registry

Zwager Liselotte W, Bastiaansen Barbara A J, Bronzwaer Maxime E S, van der Spek Bas W, Heine G Dimitri N, Haasnoot Krijn J C, van der Sluis Hedwig, Perk Lars E, Boonstra Jurjen J, Rietdijk Svend T, Wolters Hugo J, Weusten Bas L A M, Gilissen Lennard P L, Ten Hove W Rogier, Nagengast Wouter B, Bekkering Frank C, Schwartz M P, Terhaar Sive Droste Jochim S, Vlug Marije S, Houben Martin H M G, Rando Munoz Francisco J, Seerden Tom C J, Beaumont Hanneke, de Ridder Rogier, Dekker Evelien, Fockens Paul, 4 jun 2020, In: Endoscopy. 52 , p. 1014-1023 10 p.

A novel cryoballoon ablation system for eradication of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus:a first-in-human feasibility study

van Munster Sanne Noortje, Overwater Anouk, Raicu Mihaela G M, Seldenrijk Kees C A, Nagengast Wouter B, Schoon Erik J, Bergman Jacques J G H M, Weusten Bas L A M mrt 2020, In: Endoscopy. 52 , p. 193-201 9 p.

Effect of Early Surgery vs Endoscopy-First Approach on Pain in Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis The ESCAPE Randomized Clinical Trial

Issa Yama, Kempeneers Marinus A., Bruno Marco J., Fockens Paul, Poley Jan-Werner, Ahmed Ali Usama, Bollen Thomas L., Busch Olivier R., Dejong Cees H., van Duijvendijk Peter, van Dullemen Hendrik M., van Eijck Casper H., van Goor Harry, Hadithi Muhammed, Haveman Jan-Willem, Keulemans Yolande, Nieuwenhuijs Vincent B., Poen Alexander C., Rauws Erik A., Tan Adriaan C., Thijs Willem, Timmer Robin, Witteman Ben J., Besselink Marc G., van Hooft Jeanin E., van Santvoort Hjalmar C., Dijkgraaf Marcel G., Boermeester Marja A., Honkoop Pieter, Thijssen Annemieke Y., Kooistra Tessa, Balkema Sebastiaan, Bekkali Noor, Boparai Karam S., Kager Liesbeth M., Kloek Jaap J., Takkenberg R. Bart, Gouma Dirk J., van Gulik Thomas M., Bemelman Willem A., Zwinderman A. H. (Koos), Bodelier Alexander G. L., Braat Henri, Didden Paul, van Vlerken Lotte, Weusten Bas L. A. M., Bijlsma A. (Rina), Siersema Peter D., Vleggaar Frank P., Molenaar I. Quintus, 21 jan 2020, In: JAMA - The Journal of The American Medical Association. 323 , p. 237-247

Single-Step Treatment with Limited Endoscopic Resection and Cryoballoon Ablation Is Feasible and Safe in an Esophageal Porcine Model

Overwater A., Brosens L. A.A., Offerhaus G. J.A., Weusten B. L.A.M. 1 jan 2020, In: Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 65 , p. 3175-3183 9 p.

Results of a two-phased clinical study evaluating a new multiband mucosectomy device for early Barrett’s neoplasia:a randomized pre-esophagectomy trial and a pilot therapeutic pilot study

Belghazi K., Schölvinck D. W., van Berge Henegouwen M. I., Gisbertz S. S., Weusten B. L., Meijer S. L., Bergman J. J., Pouw R. E. 16 sep 2019, In: Surgical endoscopy. 33 , p. 2864-2872 9 p.

Self-sizing radiofrequency ablation balloon for eradication of Barrett's esophagus:results of an international multicenter randomized trial comparing 3 different treatment regimens

Belghazi K., Pouw Roos E., Koch Arjun D., Weusten Bas L.A.M., Schoon Erik J., Curvers Wouter L., Gotink Annieke W., Mostafavi N., Haidry Rehan J., Pech Oliver, Bergman Jacques J.G.H.M., Bisschops Raf 1 sep 2019, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 90 , p. 415-423 9 p.

All Research Output (124)