Radboudumc research most lungs recover well after COVID-1926 November 2020
In severe COVID-19 patients the lung tissue recovers well in most cases. This is shown in research by the Radboudumc, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Striking conclusion: patients who were referred by the general practitioner recover worse than ICU patients.
Improved method for detecting lung cancer24 July 2020
Radboudumc researchers are the only ones in the Netherlands using a new method to make better lung cancer diagnoses earlier stage. Erik van der Heijden and Roel Verhoeven shows that the use of flexible imaging equipment via the natural respiratory tract contributes to a more accurate diagnosis.
Strain elastography predicts lung cancer metastases9 June 2020
The first multicenter study by researchers Roel Verhoeven and Erik van der Heijden, in which the added predictive value of elastography by means of endobronchial ultrasound of mediastinal lymph nodes in patients with lung cancer was systematically investigated.
Martin Boeree appointed as professor of Clinical Tuberculosis and other Mycobacterial Diseases23 April 2020
Martin Boeree is searching for shorter and better treatments for drug sensitive and resistant tuberculosis. He is also conducting interdisciplinary research on treatment and clinical relevance in the area of non-tuberculous mycobacteria.