dr. A.T.M. Bellos - Grob (Anique)

Technical Physician - Assistant professor

About Me

Dr. Anique Grob is an assistant professor in the Multi-Modality Medical Imaging (M3i) group at the University of Twente, Enschede the Netherlands since 2017. She obtained her Ph.D. in medicine in 2016 from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Her main research interest is in urogynaecological imaging. She is a co-promotor of three PhD students and supervises every year five to ten students that are working on their bachelor and master thesis in various domains within urogynecology. She was the lead coordinator in the Gynius (TTW-OTP 2017) application.

She works (as a Technical Physician) in outpatient clinical care at the gynecology department of ZGT since July 2020.



Medicine & Life Sciences
Pelvic Floor
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Postpartum Period


van der Steen, A. , Morsinkhof, L. M., Chen, L., de Vries, M. , Simonis, F. F. J. , & Grob, A. T. M. (2023). Assessment of daily variation in pelvic anatomy in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse. International Urogynecology Journal, 34(10), 2407-2414. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-023-05550-0
Nijland, D. M., van Genugten, L. T., Dekker, K. S., Wagenmakers, G. J., Braak, S. J., Veenstra van Nieuwenhoven, A. L., van der Steen, A. , & Grob, A. T. M. (2023). The added value of conventional defecography and MRI defecography in clinical decision making on treatment for posterior compartment prolapse. International Urogynecology Journal, 34, 507-515. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-022-05181-x
Lallemant, M. , Grob, A. T. M., Puyraveau, M., Perik, M. A. G., Alhafidh, A. H. H., Cosson, M., & Ramanah, R. (2022). Comparison of first versus second line sacrocolpopexies in terms of morbidity and mid-term efficacy. Scientific reports, 12(1), Article 16283. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-20127-5
van den Noort, F., Manzini, C., van der Vaart, C. H., van Limbeek, M. A. J. , Slump, C. H. , & Grob, A. T. M. (2022). Reply. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 60(4), 589-590. https://doi.org/10.1002/uog.26056
Manzini, C., van der Vaart, C. H. , van den Noort, F. , Grob, A. T. M., & Withagen, M. I. J. (2022). Pessary fitting for pelvic organ prolapse: parameters associated with specific reasons for failure. International Urogynecology Journal, 33(7), 2037-2046. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-021-05053-w
Manzini, C., Withagen, M. I. J. , van den Noort, F. , Grob, A. T. M., & van der Vaart, C. H. (2022). Transperineal ultrasound to estimate the appropriate ring pessary size for women with pelvic organ prolapse. International Urogynecology Journal, 33, 1981-1987. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-021-04975-9
Manzini, C. , Morsinkhof, L. M., van der Vaart , C. H., Withagen, M. I. J. , & Grob, A. T. M. (2022). Parameters associated with unsuccessful pessary fitting for pelvic organ prolapse up to three months follow-up: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Urogynecology Journal, 33(7), 1719-1763. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-021-05015-2
van Limbeek-van den Noort, F. (2021). Automatic analysis of transperineal ultrasound images. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789464192292
Manzini, C. , van den Noort, F. , Grob, A. T. M., Withagen, M. I. J., & van der Vaart, C. H. (2021). The effect of pessary treatment on puborectalis muscle function. International Urogynecology Journal, 32(6), 1409-1417. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-021-04766-2
Morsinkhof, L. M., Alhafidh, A. , Simonis, F. F. J., Perik, M. , & Bellos-Grob, A. T. M. (2020). Robotic versus laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: Comparison of surgery data, complications, recurrences and redo surgeries. Poster session presented at International Urogynecological Association - 45th Annual Meeting.
Grob, A. T. M. , Heuvel, J. O. , Futterer, J. J., Massop, D., Veenstra van Nieuwenhoven, A. L. , Simonis, F. F. J., & van der Vaart, C. H. (2019). Underestimation of pelvic organ prolapse in the supine straining position, based on magnetic resonance imaging findings. International Urogynecology Journal, 30(11), 1939-1944. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-018-03862-0
van den Noort, F., van der Vaart , C. H. , Bellos-Grob, A. T. M., van de Waarsenburg, M. K. , Slump, C. H., & van Stralen, M. (2019). Deep learning enables automatic quantitative assessment of puborectalis muscle and urogenital hiatus in plane of minimal hiatal dimensions. Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology, 54(2), 270-275. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/uog.20181
Simonis, F. F. J. , olde Heuvel, J. , Bellos-Grob, A. T. M., Massop-Helmink, D., Veenstra van Nieuwenhoven, A., van der Vaart , C. H. , & ten Haken, B. (2018). QUANTIFICATION OF PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE IN SUPINE AND UPRIGHT POSITION USING MRI. Poster session presented at 10th Annual ISMRM Benelux Chapter Meeting 2018, Antwerpen, Belgium.
van de Waarsenburg, M. K., van Hoogenhuijze, N. E. , Grob, A. T. M., Schweitzer, K. J., Withagen, M. I. J., & van der Vaart, C. H. (2018). Method and reliability of measuring midurethral area and echogenicity, and changes during and after pregnancy. International Urogynecology Journal, 29(9), 1379-1385. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-018-3580-z
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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Technohal (building no. 18), room 2381
Hallenweg 5
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Technohal  2381
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands