Jos Maessen

Professor

Prof. Jos Maessen joined a young Maastricht University community in 1978 and stayed there after graduation in Medicine, obtaining his PhD, and being trained as a cardiothoracic surgeon, to become professor and chief of the Department of Cardiothoracic surgery as well as Principal Investigator in CARIM in 2005. From a rather non-academic clinical department, his group turned into an important clinical partner for basic scientists within CARIM initiating and supporting many translational research projects. Apart from delivering the best possible care his team is convinced that this approach is the best and shortest way to innovate the cardiac surgical profession. Crossing borders leads to new opportunities. Surgeons and electrophysiologists developed hybrid treatment modalities for AF treatment with better results and new research opportunities. Similarly, in reconstructive surgery of the aorta and mitral valve, combining treatment with virtual reality, modeling and experimental imaging, outcome improved and the results raised new hypotheses for basis research.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht 
PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
Room number: 3.C2.023
T: +31(0)43 387 11 25

  • 2021
    • Gandhi, S., Witten, A., De Majo, F., Gilbers, M., Maessen, J., Schotten, U., de Windt, L. J., & Stoll, M. (2021). Evolutionarily conserved transcriptional landscape of the heart defining the chamber specific physiology. Genomics, 113(6), 3782-3792. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2021.09.002
    • de Loos, E. R., Daemen, J. H. T., Coorens, N. A., Maessen, J. G., Vissers, Y. L. J., & Hulsewe, K. W. E. (2021). Sternal elevation by the crane technique during pectus excavatum repair: A quantitative analysis. JTCVS Techniques, 9, 167-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjtc.2021.05.028
    • Ravaux, J. M., Van Kuijk, S. M. J., Di Mauro, M., Vernooy, K., Bidar, E., Mariani, S., Dato, G. A., Van't Hof, A. W., Veenstra, L., Kats, S., Houterman, S., Maessen, J. G., Lorusso, R., & Cardiothoracic Surgery Registration Committee of the Netherlands Heart Registration (2021). Incidence and predictors of permanent pacemaker implantation after surgical aortic v alve replacement: Data of the Netherlands Heart Registration (NHR). Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 36(10), 3519-3527. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15803
    • Makhoul, M., Heuts, S., Mansouri, A., Taccone, F. S., Obeid, A., Mirko, B., Broman, L. M., Malfertheiner, M. V., Meani, P., Raffa, G. M., Delnoij, T., Maessen, J., Bolotin, G., & Lorusso, R. (2021). Understanding the "extracorporeal membrane oxygenation gap" in veno-arterial configuration for adult patients: Timing and causes of death. Artificial Organs, 45(10), 1155-1167. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.14006
    • Heuts, S., Makhoul, M., Mansouri, A. N., Taccone, F. S., Obeid, A., Belliato, M., Broman, L. M., Malfertheiner, M., Meani, P., Raffa, G. M., Delnoij, T., Maessen, J., Bolotin, G., & Lorusso, R. (2021). Defining and understanding the "extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation gap" in the veno-venous configuration: Timing and causes of death. Artificial Organs. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.14058
    • Matteucci, F., Maesen, B., De Asmundis, C., Bidar, E., Parise, G., Maessen, J. G., La Meir, M., & Gelsomino, S. (2021). Comparison between biparietal bipolar and uniparietal bipolar radio frequency ablation techniques in a simultaneous procedural setting. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 61(3), 567-575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-020-00852-5
    • Willers, A., Arens, J., Mariani, S., Pels, H., Maessen, J. G., Hackeng, T. M., Lorusso, R., & Swol, J. (2021). New Trends, Advantages and Disadvantages in Anticoagulation and Coating Methods Used in Extracorporeal Life Support Devices. Membranes, 11(8), [617]. https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes11080617
    • Kurniawati, E. R., Rutjens, V. G. H., Vranken, N. P. A., Delnoij, T. S. R., Lorusso, R., van der Horst, I. C. C., Maessen, J. G., & Weerwind, P. W. (2021). Quality of life following adult veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome: a systematic review. Quality of Life Research, 30(8), 2123-2135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-021-02834-0
    • Lozekoot, P. W. J., Daemen, J. H. T., Broek, R. R. V. D., Maessen, J. G., Gronenschild, M. H. M., Vissers, Y. L. J., Hulsewe, K. W. E., & Loos, E. R. D. (2021). Surgical mediastinal lymph node staging for non-small-cell lung carcinoma. Translational Lung Cancer Research, 10(8), 3645-3658. https://doi.org/10.21037/tlcr-21-364
    • Matteucci, F., Maesen, B., De Asmundis, C., Bidar, E., Micali, L., Parise, G., Maessen, J. G., La Meir, M., & Gelsomino, S. (2021). Biparietal bidirectional bipolar radiofrequency in hybrid cardiac ablation: an in vitro evaluation. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 33(1), 34-42. https://doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivab047