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

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 (223)

Hybrid APC in Combination With Resection for the Endoscopic Treatment of Neoplastic Barrett's Esophagus:A Prospective, Multicenter Study

Knabe Mate, Beyna Torsten, Rösch Thomas, Bergman Jacques, Manner Hendrik, May Andrea, Schachschal Guido, Neuhaus Horst, Kandler Jennis, Weusten Bas, Pech Oliver, Faiss Siegbert, Anders Mario, Vieth Michael, Sehner Susanne, Bisschops Raf, Bhandari Pradeep, Ell Christian, Ehlken Hanno 30 Nov 2021, In: American Journal of Gastroenterology. 117 , p. 110-119 10 p.

Molecular characterization of Barrett's esophagus at single-cell resolution

Busslinger Georg A, de Barbanson Buys, Oka Rurika, Weusten Bas L A, de Maat Michiel, van Hillegersberg Richard, Brosens Lodewijk A A, van Boxtel Ruben, van Oudenaarden Alexander, Clevers Hans 23 Nov 2021, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118 , p. 1-12

Lymphovascular invasion quantification could improve risk prediction of lymph node metastases in patients with submucosal (T1b) esophageal adenocarcinoma

van de Ven Steffi E M, Suzuki Lucia, Gotink Annieke W, Ten Kate Fiebo J C, Nieboer Daan, Weusten Bas L A M, Brosens Lodewijk A A, van Hillegersberg Richard, Alvarez Herrero Lorenza, Seldenrijk Cees A, Alkhalaf Alaa, Moll Freek C P, Curvers Wouter, van Lijnschoten Ineke G, Tang Thjon J, van der Valk Hans, Nagengast Wouter B, Kats-Ugurlu Gursah, Plukker John T M, Houben Martin H M G, van der Laan Jaap S, Pouw Roos E, Bergman Jacques J G H M, Meijer Sybren L, van Berge Henegouwen Mark I, Wijnhoven Bas P L, de Jonge Pieter J F, Doukas Michael, Bruno Marco J, Biermann Katharina, Koch Arjun D 5 Oct 2021, In: United European Gastroenterology Journal. 9 , p. 1066-1073 8 p.

Endoscopic full-thickness resection of T1 colorectal cancers:a retrospective analysis from a multicenter Dutch eFTR registry

Zwager Liselotte W, Bastiaansen Barbara, van der Spek Bas, Heine Dimitri, Schreuder Ramon Michel, Perk Lars, Weusten Bas L A M, Boonstra Jurjen J, van der Sluis Hedwig, Wolters Hugo J, Bekkering Frank, Rietdijk Svend T, Schwartz M P, Nagengast Wouter B, Ten Hove Rogier, Terhaar Sive Droste Jochim S, Rando Munoz Francisco J, Vlug Marije S, Beaumont Hanneke, Houben Martin H M G, Seerden Tom C J, de Wijkerslooth Thomas, Gielisse Eric A R, Hazewinkel Yark, de Ridder Rogier, Straathof Jan-Willem A, van der Vlugt Manon, Koens L, Fockens Paul, Dekker Evelien 6 Sep 2021, In: Endoscopy. 54 , p. 475-485 11 p.

Cryoballoon ablation as salvage therapy after nonradical resection of a high-risk T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma:a case report

Frederiks Charlotte N, van de Water Jolanda M W, Ebrahimi Gati, Weusten Bas L A M 6 Jul 2021, In: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 34 , p. 354-357 4 p.

Incidence and outcomes of poor healing and poor squamous regeneration after radiofrequency ablation therapy for early Barrett's neoplasia

van Munster Sanne N, Frederiks Charlotte N, Nieuwenhuis Esther A, Alvarez Herrero Lorenza, Bogte Auke, Alkhalaf Alaa, Schenk Boudewijn E, Schoon Erik J, Curvers Wouter L, Koch Arjun D, van de Ven Steffi E M, de Jonge Pieter J F, Tang Thjon J, Nagengast Wouter B, Peters Frans T M, Westerhof Jessie, Houben Martin H M G, Bergman Jacques J G H M, Pouw Roos E, Weusten Bas L A M 1 Jun 2021, In: Endoscopy. 54 , p. 229-240 12 p.

SURVEILLANCE AND ENDOSCOPIC RECOGNITION OF GASTRIC INTESTINAL METAPLASIA AND ATROPHIC GASTRITIS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY IN TWO ACADEMIC CENTERS

Honing Judith, Dieninyte Egle, O'Donovan Maria, Brosens Lodewijk A., Fitzgerald Rebecca C., Weusten Bas L., Di Pietro Massimiliano Jun 2021, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 93 , p. AB59-AB59

ENDOSCOPIC SUBMUCOSAL DISSECTION FOR BARRETT'S RELATED NEOPLASIA IN THE NETHERLANDS: RESULTS OF A NATIONWIDE COHORT OF 130 CASES

Verheij Eva P., Van Munster Sanne N., Nieuwenhuis Esther, van Tilburg Laurelle, Offerhaus Johan, Meijer Sybren L., Brosens Lodewijk A., Weusten Bas L., Alkhalaf A., Schenk B. E., Schoon Erik. J., Curvers Wouter, Van De Ven Steffi E., Nagengast Wouter B., Houben Martin H., Bergman Jacques, Koch Arjun D., Pouw Roos E. Jun 2021, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 93 , p. AB290-AB291

ID: 3520201 POOR HEALING AND POOR SQUAMOUS REGENERATION AFTER RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION THERAPY FOR EARLY BARRETT'S NEOPLASIA: INCIDENCE, RISK FACTORS AND OUTCOMES

Van Munster Sanne, Frederiks Charlotte, Herrero L. Alvarez, Bogte Auke, Alkhalaf A., Schenk B. E., Schoon Erik. J., Curvers Wouter, Koch Arjun D., Van De Ven Steffi E., De Jonge P. J. F., Tang Thjon J., Nagengast Wouter B., Peters Frans, Westerhof Jessie, Houben Martin H., Bergman Jacques, Pouw Roos E., Weusten Bas L. Jun 2021, In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 93 , p. AB283-AB284

Feasibility of sentinel node navigated surgery in high-risk T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma patients using a hybrid tracer of technetium-99 m and indocyanine green

Overwater Anouk, Weusten Bas L A M, Ruurda Jelle P, van Hillegersberg Richard, Bennink Roel J, de Keizer Bart, Meijer Sybren L, Brosens Lodewijk A A, Pouw Roos E, Bergman Jacques J G H M, van Berge Henegouwen Mark I, Gisbertz Suzanne S 27 May 2021, In: Surgical endoscopy. 36 , p. 2671-2679 9 p.

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