A Pieter Kappetein

A Pieter Kappetein

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Professor and Chair of the residency program

Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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Biography

Dr. Pieter Kappetein, MD, PhD, is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Professor and Chair of the residency program at the Thoraxcenter at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery. His specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. 

He is Secretary General of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, President of CTSnet and member of the Board of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and chairman of the International Cooperation committee of the STS in the USA. 

Besides this he is member of the Editorial Board of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and Deputy Editor of Eurointervention. His clinical interests include aortic valve surgery, indications, outcome; percutaneous aortic and mitral valve replacement and repair ; coronary surgery; outcome compared to DES; and new techniques in the field, education, and epidemiology. 

He is co-principal investigator of the SYNTAX and EXCEL trial (comparing coronary surgery with drug eluting stents) and member of the steering committee of the REPRISE III and SURTAVI trial on percutaneous valves and the RESHAPE trial: the evaluation of the Mitraclip in patients with heart failure. He was also member of the steering committee of the Re-align trial on Dabigatran in patients with mechanical heart valves. 

Articles

Adoption of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Western Europe

Darren Mylotte, Ruben LJ Osnabrugge, Giuseppe Martucci, et al

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2013;9(1):37–40

Coronary Revascularisation in Patients Eligible Only for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - A Review with a Specific Focus on the Synergy between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery Nested

Stuart J Head, Ad JJC Bogers, A Pieter Kappetein, et al

Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2012:7(2):91-4

New Trends and Developments in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis - Towards Optimal Treatment?

Martijn WA van Geldorp, Johanna JM Takkenberg, Ad JJC Bogers, et al

Citation: European Cardiology 2009;5(2):81–4

New Anticoagulants in Cardiac Surgery

Stuart J Head, Ad JJC Bogers, A Pieter Kappetein, et al

Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2011;6(1):71–5

Keywords

Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Epidemiology, Medicine, General Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Education, Healthcare Management, Internal Medicine, Thoracic Surgery