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

  • 2022
    • Konduri, P., Bucker, A., Boers, A., Dutra, B., Samuels, N., Treurniet, K., Berkhemer, O., Yoo, A., van Zwam, W., van Oostenbrugge, R., van der Lugt, A., Dippel, D., Roos, Y., Bot, J., Majoie, C., Marquering, H., & MR, CLEAN. (2022). Risk factors of late lesion growth after acute ischemic stroke treatment. Frontiers in Neurology, 13, [977608]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2022.977608
    • Luijten, S. P. R., Compagne, K. C. J., van Es, A. C. G. M., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., Majoie, C. B. L. M., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., van Zwam, W. H., Dippel, D. W. J., Wolters, F. J., van der Lugt, A., Bos, D., & MR CLEAN Trial Investigators (2022). Brain atrophy and endovascular treatment effect in acute ischemic stroke: a secondary analysis of the MR CLEAN trial. International journal of stroke, 17(8), 881-888. [17474930211054964]. https://doi.org/10.1177/17474930211054964
    • Kersten, C. J. B. A., Zandbergen, A. A. M., Berkhemer, O. A., Borst, J., Haalboom, M., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., Dippel, D. W. J., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., van der Lugt, A., van Zwam, W. H., Majoie, C. B., den Hertog, H. M., & MR CLEAN Investigators (2022). Association of hyperglycemia and computed tomographic perfusion deficits in patients who underwent endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke caused by a proximal intracranial occlusion: A subgroup analysis of a randomized phase 3 trial (MR CLEAN). Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 440, [120333]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2022.120333
    • Bruggeman, A. A. E., Aberson, N., Kappelhof, M., Dutra, B. G., Hoving, J. W., Brouwer, J., Tolhuisen, M. L., Terreros, N. A., Konduri, P. R., Boodt, N., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., van Zwam, W. H., Bokkers, R., Martens, J., Marquering, H. A., Emmer, B. J., Majoie, C. B. L. M., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2022). Association of thrombus density and endovascular treatment outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke due to M1 occlusions. Neuroradiology, 64(9), 1857-1867. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-022-02971-4
    • van der Steen, W., van der Ende, N. A. M., van Kranendonk, K. R., Chalos, V., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., van Zwam, W. H., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., van Doormaal, P. J., van Es, A. C. G. M., Lingsma, H. F., Majoie, C. B. L. M., van der Lugt, A., Dippel, D. W. J., Roozenbeek, B., & MR CLEAN Trial and MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2022). Determinants of Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage After Endovascular Stroke Treatment: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Stroke, 53(9), 2818-2827. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.036195
    • Wolff, L., Uniken Venema, S. M., Luijten, S. P. R., Hofmeijer, J., Martens, J. M., Bernsen, M. L. E., van Es, A. C. G. M., van Doormaal, P. J., Dippel, D. W. J., van Zwam, W., van Walsum, T., van der Lugt, A., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2022). Diagnostic performance of an algorithm for automated collateral scoring on computed tomography angiography. European Radiology, 32(8), 5711-5718. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-022-08627-4
    • MR CLEAN Registry and PRESTO investigators (2022). Diagnostic performance of an algorithm for automated large vessel occlusion detection on CT angiography. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, 14(8), 794-798. https://doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017842
    • Pirson, F. A. V. A., Boodt, N., Brouwer, J., Bruggeman, A. A. E., Hinsenveld, W. H., Staals, J., van Zwam, W. H., van der Leij, C., Brans, R. J. B., Majoie, C. B. L. M., Dippel, D. W. J., van der Lugt, A., Schonewille, W. J., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2022). Etiology of Large Vessel Occlusion Posterior Circulation Stroke: Results of the MR CLEAN Registry. Stroke, 53(8), 2468-2477. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.038054
    • Tolhuisen, M. L., Hoving, J. W., Koopman, M. S., Kappelhof, M., van Voorst, H., Bruggeman, A. E., Demchuck, A. M., Dippel, D. W. J., Emmer, B. J., Bracard, S., Guillemin, F., van Oostenbrugge, R. J., Mitchell, P. J., van Zwam, W. H., Hill, M. D., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., Jovin, T. G., Berkhemer, O. A., Campbell, B. C. V., ... HERMES Investigators (2022). Outcome Prediction Based on Automatically Extracted Infarct Core Image Features in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. Diagnostics, 12(8), [1786]. https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics12081786
    • van de Graaf, R. A., Samuels, N., Chalos, V., Nijeholt, G. J. L. A., van Beusekom, H., Yoo, A. J., van Zwam, W. H., Majoie, C. B. L. M., Roos, Y. B. W. E. M., van Doormaal, P. J., Ben Hassen, W., van der Lugt, A., Dippel, D. W. J., Lingsma, H. F., van Es, A. C. G. M., Roozenbeek, B., & MR CLEAN Registry Investigators (2022). Predictors of poor outcome despite successful endovascular treatment for ischemic stroke: results from the MR CLEAN Registry. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, 14(7), 660-665. https://doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017726