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Willem de Boode MD PhD

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Willem de Boode medical specialist

The focus of Willem de Boode his research is on Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring. He is involved in both experimental and clinical research.

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Willem de Boode medical specialist

Willem de Boode obtained his medical degree at the Free University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Since 1999 he is member of staff of the Department of Neonatology of the Radboudumc Amalia Children’s Hospital in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, where he was trained in Paediatrics and Neonatology. His areas of interest are neonatal haemodynamics, extracorporeal life support, acid-base balance (Stewart approach), neonatal surgery, and neonatal intensive care transport. The focus of his research is on Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring. He is involved in both experimental and clinical research. In 2010 he defended his thesis, entitled “Neonatal hemodynamic monitoring. Validation in an experimental animal model”. Willem de Boode is happily married and father of 4 children. His hobbies are drumming, boat building and theatre.

Additional functions

  • Willem de Boode is founder and chairman of the “Dutch Working Group on Neonatal Haemodynamics”
  • Secretary of the Section “Circulation, Oxygen Transport and Haematology” of the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR)
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Additional functions

  • Willem de Boode is founder and chairman of the “Dutch Working Group on Neonatal Haemodynamics”
  • Secretary of the Section “Circulation, Oxygen Transport and Haematology” of the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR)
  • Council member of the ESPR
  • Chairing the ESPR/ESN special interest group “Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography”, that is formulating European guidelines regarding the use of echocardiography on the NICU
  • Project leader of the BeNeDuctus Trial, an international multi-center, randomized non-inferiority trial of early treatment versus expectative management of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants, that is funded by The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)
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Field of study

Pediatrics

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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