Research interests

There are 2 organ specifik reseach fields in oncologic upper GI surgery: research concerning the esophagus and research concerning the stomach.

 

My research focus in esophageal cancer

- Dissimination pattern of lymph node metastases and optimal extent of lymphadenectomy

- Optimal surgical approach in esophageal cancer surgery; transthoracic or transhiatal esophagectomy

- Quality of life after different esophageal cancer operations

- Postoperative morbidity: occurence and possible ways to reduce morbidity

- Fluorescence imaging and other imaging techniques to visualize perfusion

- Sentinel node surgery inearly esophageal cancer 

- Sarcopenia in esophageal cancer patients

 

My research focus in gastric cancer

- The value of omentectomy in gastric cancer surgery

- The value of diagnostic laparaoscopy in gastric cancer staging

- Quality of life after different surgical approaches for proximal gastric cancer 

specialisation

Upper GI Surgery

Research output

  1. Role of omentectomy as part of radical surgery for gastric cancer

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. International Survey on the Management of Anastomotic Leakage After Esophageal Resection

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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