prof.dr. R.H. Geelkerken (Bob)


About Me

Consultant Vascular Surgery Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede

Professor Clinical Translation of Advanced Technologies for Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Disorders.  Multi-Modality Medical Imaging Group, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Twente.


Medicine & Life Sciences
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
Mesenteric Ischemia


Clinical Translation of Advanced Technologies for Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Disorders.


DeCarlo, C., Woo, K., van Petersen, A. S. , Geelkerken, R. H., Chen, A. J., Yeh, S. L., Kim, G. Y., Henke, P. K., Tracci, M. C., Schneck, M. B., Grotemeyer, D., Meyer, B., DeMartino, R. R., Wilkins, P. B., Iranmanesh, S., Rastogi, V., Aulivola, B., Korepta, L. M., Shutze, W. P., ... Dua, A. (2022). Factors associated with successful median arcuate ligament release in an international, multi-institutional cohort. Journal of vascular surgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2022.10.022
Dutch Mesenteric Ischaemia Study Group (2022). Coeliac Artery Release or Sham Operation in Patients Suspected of Having Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: The CARoSO study. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery, 64(5), 573-574. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.07.043
De Graaff, M. R., Hogenbirk, R. N. M., Janssen, Y. F., Elfrink, A. K. E., Liem, R. S. L., Nienhuijs, S. W., De Vries, J. P. P. M., Elshof, J. W., Verdaasdonk, E., Melenhorst, J., Van Westreenen, H. L., Besselink, M. G. H., Ruurda, J. P., Van Berge Henegouwen, M. I., Klaase, J. M., Den Dulk, M., Van Heijl, M., Hegeman, J. H., Braun, J., ... Dutch CovidSurg Collaborative Study Group (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on surgical care in the Netherlands. British journal of surgery, 109(12), 1282-1292. [znac301]. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znac301
Dutch Mesenteric Ischemia Study Group (2022). Systematic Review of the Efficacy of Treatment for Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery, 64(6), 720-732. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.08.033

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands