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

Full Professor
prof. dr. B.L.A.M. (Bas) Weusten
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer

Biography

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 (140)

Human gastrointestinal epithelia of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum resolved at single-cell resolution

Busslinger Georg A, Weusten Bas L A, Bogte Auke, Begthel Harry, Brosens Lodewijk A A, Clevers Hans 9 mrt 2021, In: Cell Reports. 34 , p. 1-23

Updates in Cryotherapy for Barrett's Esophagus

Frederiks Charlotte N., Canto Marcia Irene, Weusten Bas L.A.M. jan 2021, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America. 31 , p. 155-170 16 p.

Multicenter study on the diagnostic performance of multiframe volumetric laser endomicroscopy targets for Barrett's esophagus neoplasia with histopathology correlation

Struyvenberg M. R., de Groof A. J., Kahn A., Weusten B. L.A.M., Fleischer D. E., Ganguly E. K., Konda V. J.A., Lightdale C. J., Pleskow D. K., Sethi A., Smith M. S., Trindade A. J., Wallace M. B., Wolfsen H. C., Tearney G. J., Meijer S. L., Leggett C. L., Bergman J. J.G.H.M., Curvers W. L. 1 dec 2020, In: Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 33 9 p.

The SpaTemp cohort:168 nondysplastic Barrett's esophagus surveillance patients with and without progression to early neoplasia to evaluate the distribution of biomarkers over space and time

Frei N F, Konté K, Duits L C, Klaver E, Ten Kate F J, Offerhaus G J, Meijer S L, Visser M, Seldenrijk C A, Schoon E J, Weusten B L A M, Schenk B E, Mallant-Hent R C, Bergman J J, Pouw R E 18 sep 2020, In: Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 34 9 p.

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

Correction:Endoscopic management of gastrointestinal motility disorders - part 2: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline

Weusten Bas L.A.M., Barret Maximilien, Bredenoord Albert J., Familiari Pietro, Gonzalez Jean Michel, Van Hooft Jeanin E., Lorenzo-Zúñiga Vicente, Louis Hubert, Martinek Jan, Van Meer Suzanne, Neumann Helmut, Pohl Daniel, Prat Frederic, Von Renteln Daniel, Savarino Edoardo, Sweis Rami, Tack Jan, Tutuian Radu, Ishaq Sauid 1 jul 2020, In: Endoscopy. 52 , p. C7

Endoscopic management of gastrointestinal motility disorders - part 2:European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline

Weusten Bas L.A.M., Barret Maximilien, Bredenoord Albert J., Familiari Pietro, Gonzalez Jean Michel, Van Hooft Jeanin E., Lorenzo-Zúñiga Vicente, Louis Hubert, Martinek Jan, Van Meer Suzanne, Neumann Helmut, Pohl Daniel, Prat Frederic, Von Renteln Daniel, Savarino Edoardo, Sweis Rami, Tack Jan, Tutuian Radu, Ishaq Sauid 1 jul 2020, In: Endoscopy. 52 , p. 600-614 15 p.

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