Bram Kroon

Professor

Bram Kroon is Pprofessor of Vascular Medicine and Chair of the section of Vascular Medicine of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Maastricht UMC+, and since 2013 Principal Investigator for 'vascular complications of diabetes and hypertension' with a special focus on hypertension and arterial stiffening at CARIM. Bram (A.A.) Kroon (born Geleen, 1959) obtained an MD at the Radboud University in Nijmegen (1984). He was registered as internist in 1990 and obtained a PhD in 1996 (Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen). In 2010, he accepted the position as Chair of the section of Vascular Medicine, a subdivision of the Department of Internal Medicine. In 2016, he was appointed Professor of Vascular Medicine. Nationwide, he holds the Chair of educational board for Vascular Medicine specialists and is member of the Concilium Medicinae Internae since 2015. He is a board member of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) Working Group of Intervention Treatment of Hypertension and a member of the ESH Working Group of Hypertension and the Kidney.

Department of Internal Medicine
P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht 
PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
T: +31 (0)43 387 50 05 (4)

  • 2020
    • Sharma, S., Katz, R., Bullen, A. L., Chaves, P. H. M., de Leeuw, P. W., Kroon, A. A., Houben, A. J. H. M., Shlipak, M. G., & Ix, J. H. (2020). Intact and C-Terminal FGF23 Assays-Do Kidney Function, Inflammation, and Low Iron Influence Relationships With Outcomes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 105(12), [665]. https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgaa665
    • Zhou, T. L., Rensma, S. P., van der Heide, F. C. T., Henry, R. M. A., Kroon, A. A., Houben, A. J. H. M., Jansen, J. F. A., Backes, W. H., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Schouten, J. S. A. G., van Dongen, M. C. J. M., Eussen, S. J. P. M., Dagnelie, P. C., Webers, C. A. B., Schram, M. T., Schalkwijk, C. G., van Sloten, T. T., & Stehouwer, C. D. A. (2020). Blood pressure variability and microvascular dysfunction: the Maastricht Study. Journal of Hypertension, 38(8), 1541-1550. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000002444
    • Pappaccogli, M., Prejbisz, A., Ciurica, S., Bruno, R. M., Aniszczuk-Hybiak, A., Bracalente, I., De Backer, T., Debieve, F., Delmotte, P., Di Monaco, S., Jarraya, F., Gordin, D., Kosinski, P., Kroon, A. A., Maas, A. H. E. M., Marcon, D., Minuz, P., Montagud-Marrahi, E., Pasquet, A., ... Persu, A. (2020). Pregnancy-Related Complications in Patients With Fibromuscular Dysplasia: A Report From the European/International Fibromuscular Dysplasia Registry. Hypertension, 76(2), 545-553. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.120.15349
    • De With, R. R., Erkuner, O., Rienstra, M., Nguyen, B-O., Korver, F. W. J., Linz, D., Ten, H. C., Spronk, H., Kroon, A. A., Maass, A. H., Blaauw, Y., Tieleman, R. G., Hemels, M. E. W., de Groot, J. R., Elvan, A., de Melis, M., Scheerder, C. O. S., Al-Jazairi, M. I. H., Schotten, U., ... RACE V Investigators (2020). Temporal patterns and short-term progression of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation data from RACE V. EP Europace, 22(8), 1162-1172. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euaa123
    • Li, W., Schram, M. T., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Webers, C. A. B., Kroon, A. A., van der Kallen, C. J. H., Henry, R. M. A., Schaper, N. C., Huang, F., Dashtbozorg, B., Tan, T., Zhang, J., Abbasi-Sureshjani, S., Ter Haar Romeny, B. M., Stehouwer, C. D. A., & Houben, A. J. H. M. (2020). Type 2 diabetes and HbA1c are independently associated with wider retinal arterioles: the Maastricht study. Diabetologia, 63(7), 1408-1417. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-020-05146-z
    • Linssen, P. B. C., Veugen, M. G. J., Henry, R. M. A., van Der Kallen, C. J. H., Kroon, A. A., Schram, M. T., Brunner-La Rocca, H-P., & Stehouwer, C. D. A. (2020). Associations of (pre)diabetes with right ventricular and atrial structure and function: the Maastricht Study. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 19(1), [88]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12933-020-01055-y
    • Martens, R. J. H., Henry, R. M. A., Bekers, O., Dagnelie, P. C., van Dongen, M. C. J. M., Eussen, S. J. P. M., van Greevenbroek, M., Kroon, A. A., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Wesselius, A., Meex, S. J. R., & Kooman, J. P. (2020). Associations of 24-Hour Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion with Cardiac Biomarkers: The Maastricht Study. Journal of Nutrition, 150(6), 1413-1424. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxaa080
    • Rensma, S. P., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Van Boxtel, M. P. J., Houben, A. J. H. M., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Jansen, J. F. A., Schalkwijk, C. G., Verhey, F. R. J., Kroon, A. A., Henry, R. M. A., Backes, W. H., Dagnelie, P. C., van Dongen, M. C. J. M., Eussen, S. J. P. M., Bosma, H., Köhler, S., Reesink, K. D., Schram, M. T., & van Sloten, T. T. (2020). Associations of Arterial Stiffness With Cognitive Performance, and the Role of Microvascular Dysfunction: The Maastricht Study. Hypertension, 75(6), 1607-1614. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.14307
    • Sorensen, B. M., van der Heide, F. C. T., Houben, A. J. H. M., Koster, A., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Schouten, J. S. A. G., Kroon, A. A., van der Kallen, C. J. H., Henry, R. M. A., van Dongen, M. C. J. M., Eussen, S. J. P. M., Savelberg, H. H. C. M., van der Berg, J. D., Schaper, N. C., Schram, M. T., & Stehouwer, C. D. A. (2020). Higher levels of daily physical activity are associated with better skin microvascular function in type 2 diabetes-The Maastricht Study. Microcirculation, 27(4), [12611]. https://doi.org/10.1111/micc.12611
    • Rensma, S. P., van Sloten, T. T., Houben, A. J. H. M., Koehler, S., van Boxtel, M. P. J., Berendschot, T. T. J. M., Jansen, J. F. A., Verhey, F. R. J., Kroon, A. A., Koster, A., Backes, W. H., Schaper, N., Dinant, G-J., Schalkwijk, C. G., Henry, R. M. A., Wolfs, E. M. L., van Heumen, M. J. A., Schram, M. T., & Stehouwer, C. D. A. (2020). Microvascular Dysfunction Is Associated With Worse Cognitive Performance The Maastricht Study. Hypertension, 75(1), 237-245. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13023