Wim van Zwam

Professor

Education/Training
• Medical study, MD (Free University, Amsterdam) 1989
• Tropical Medicine (Dutch Tropical Institute, Amsterdam) 1992
• Radiology (Maastricht University Medical Centre) 2002
• International Diplome in Neurovascular Diseases, MSc (Université Paris XI) 2004
 
Positions and Employment
• Resident Tropical Medicine (Surgery – Gynaecology) 1989 – 1992
Slotervaart General Hospital, Amsterdam
• Tropical Doctor, Medecins Sans Frontieres 1992 – 1994
Somalië, Laos, Sri Lanka
• Resident Radiology, MUMC+, Maastricht 1995 – 2002
• Interventional Radiology, Leuven, Belgium 2002
• Neuro-interventional Radiology, Tilburg 2002
• Neuro-interventional Radiology, Essen, Germany 2003
• Interventional Radiology, MUMC+, Maastricht 2003
 
Thesis, PhD: 2013
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: Imaging strategies and cost-effectiveness aspects in diagnostic work-up and post-therapeutic follow-up.
 
• PI of MACCA study (Magnetic resonance Angiography with Contrast in patients with Cerebra Aneurysms). Funding: 300k Euro from Profileringsfonds azM. 2006-2010 
• Co-PI, member of executive committee and imaging committee of the MRCLEAN trial (Multicenter Randomized Clinical trial of Endovascular treatment of Acute ischemic stroke in the Netherlands). 2010 - 2015
Funding: 800k Euro from Dutch Heart Foundaton; 500k Euro from unrestricted grants. 
 
Professional memberships: NVvR, NGIR, NNG, NVF, ESR, CIRSE, ESMINT, WFITN
Chair of Stroke Task Force, CIRSE
Board member of ESMINT
Member executive committee European Board of NeuroInterventions (EBNI)

PI of MRCLEAN_Late (MRCLEAN - patients arriving between 6 – 24 hrs after symptom onset), study under CONTRAST umbrella.
Co-PI, member of executive committee and imaging committee of CONTRAST (COnsortium for New Treatments in Acute Stroke).
Funding: 4000k Euro from Dutch Heart Foundaton; 4000k Euro from unrestricted grants. 200k Euro from Dutch Brain Council. 272k Euro from ZonMW
Member of executive committee MRCLEAN NoIV.

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht
PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
T: +31(0)43 387 69 09

  • 2021
    • Luijten, S. P. R., van der Donk, S. C., Compagne, K. C. J., Yo, L. S. F., Sprengers, M. E. S., Majoie, C. B. L. M., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., van Zwam, W. H., van Oostenbrugge, R., Dippel, D. W. J., van der Lugt, A., Roozenbeek, B., Bos, D., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2021). Intracranial carotid artery calcification subtype and collaterals in patients undergoing endovascular thrombectomy. Atherosclerosis, 337, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2021.10.005
    • Konduri, P., van Voorst, H., Bucker, A., van Kranendonk, K., Boers, A., Treurniet, K., Berkhemer, O., Yoo, A. J., van Zwam, W., van Oostenbrugge, R., van der Lugt, A., Dippel, D., Roos, Y., Bot, J., Majoie, C., Marquering, H., & MR CLEAN Trial Investigators (2021). Posttreatment Ischemic Lesion Evolution Is Associated With Reduced Favorable Functional Outcome in Patients With Stroke. Stroke, 52(11), 3523-3531. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032331
    • Benali, F., van der Leij, C., Staals, J., & van Zwam, W. H. (2021). Use of heparinized saline flush during endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke; a survey of clinical practice in the Netherlands. CVIR Endovascular, 4(1), [76]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42155-021-00264-0
    • De Beule, T., Boulanger, T., Heye, S., van Rooij, W. J., van Zwam, W., & Stockx, L. (2021). The Woven EndoBridge for unruptured intracranial aneurysms: Results in 95 aneurysms from a single center. Interventional Neuroradiology, 27(5), 594-601. [15910199211003428]. https://doi.org/10.1177/15910199211003428
    • Tolhuisen, M. L., Ernst, M., Boers, A. M. M., Brown, S., Beenen, L. F. M., Guillemin, F., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., Saver, J. L., van Oostenbrugge, R., Demchuck, A. M., van Zwam, W., Jovin, T. G., Berkhemer, O. A., Muir, K. W., Bracard, S., Campbell, B. C. V., Van der Lugt, A., White, P., Hill, M. D., ... HERMES Collaboration (2021). Value of infarct location in the prediction of functional outcome in patients with an anterior large vessel occlusion: results from the HERMES study. Neuroradiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-021-02784-x
    • Su, R. S., Cornelissen, S. A. P., van der Sluijs, M., van Es, A. C. G. M., van Zwam, W. H., Dippel, D. W. J., Lycklama, G., van Doormaal, P. J., Niessen, W. J., van der Lugt, A., & van Walsum, T. (2021). autoTICI: Automatic Brain Tissue Reperfusion Scoring on 2D DSA Images of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients. Ieee Transactions on Medical Imaging, 40(9), 2380-2391. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2021.3077113
    • Ospel, J. M., Brown, S., Kappelhof, M., van Zwam, W., Jovin, T., Roy, D., Campbell, B. C., Mitchell, P., Roos, Y., Guillemin, F., Buck, B., Muir, K., Bracard, S., White, P., de Rochemont, R. D. M., Goyal, M., & HERMES Investigators (2021). Comparing the Prognostic Impact of Age and Baseline National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale in Acute Stroke due to Large Vessel Occlusion. Stroke, 52(9), 2839-2845. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032364
    • Venema, E., Roozenbeek, B., Mulder, M. J. H. L., Brown, S., Majoie, C. B. L. M., Steyerberg, E. W., Demchuk, A. M., Muir, K. W., Davalos, A., Mitchell, P. J., Bracard, S., Berkhemer, O. A., Nijeholt, G. J. L. A., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., van Zwam, W. H., van Der Lugt, A., Hill, M. D., White, P., ... MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2021). Prediction of Outcome and Endovascular Treatment Benefit Validation and Update of the MR PREDICTS Decision Tool. Stroke, 52(9), 2764-2772. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032935
    • Ganesh, A., Ospel, J. M., Marko, M., van Zwam, W. H., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., Majoie, C. B. L. M., & Goyal, M. (2021). From Three-Months to Five-Years: Sustaining Long-Term Benefits of Endovascular Therapy for Ischemic Stroke. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, [713738]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.713738
    • Konduri, P., van Kranendonk, K., Boers, A., Treurniet, K., Berkhemer, O., Yoo, A. J., van Zwam, W., van Oostenbrugge, R., van der Lugt, A., Dippel, D., Roos, Y., Bot, J., Majoie, C., Marquering, H., & MR CLEAN Trial Investigators (2021). The Role of Edema in Subacute Lesion Progression After Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, [705221]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.705221