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dr. K. (Kathelijn) Fischer Associate Professor - medical

  • Hematology/Van Creveldclinic

K. Fischer

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Biography

Kathelijn Fischer has been working at the University Medical Center Utrecht, both as a Paediatric Haematologist and a Clinical Epidemiologist.

Dr Fischer finished her medical training in 1988 is a registered paediatrician since 1994. Dr Fischer specialized in paediatric haematology and oncology in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Subsequently, she performed PhD research in haemophilia while training as a clinical epidemiologist. She published her thesis on ‘Treatment strategies in severe haemophilia: in search for the optimal treatment’ in 2001.

Dr Fischer supervises four PhD students and served as co-promotor for seven other PhD students in the field of haematology, neurology and gynaecology.

Dr Fischer is principal investigator in several international studies on long-term results of haemophilia treatment, and is the epidemiologist for the European Haemophilia Safety Surveillance Study (EUHASS-member of the steering committee) as well as for the European PedNet registry.

The specific areas of expertise and interest of dr Fischer include the epidemiology of haemophilia (including use of registries), prophylactic treatment, and outcome assessment in haemophilia care.

Side Activities

    • Membership of international working groups: International Prophylaxis Study Group (IPSG), European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD; former EC member), she is a former co-chair of the FVIII/IX SSC subcommittee of the ISTH and participated in the group that drafted the Principles of Haemophilia Care.
    • Member of the National Haemophilia Registry Committee of the Dutch Haemophilia Treaters Board (NVHB)
    • Membership professional organisations: NVK (Dutch Paediatric Society,- section benign haematology), ISTH (International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis), WFH (World Federation for Haemophilia)
    • Section editor for Thrombosis and Haemostasis journal, member of the editorial board for Haemophilia journal

Fellowship and Awards

  • Bayer Haemophilia Special Project Award (2005)

Research Output (205)

One piece of the puzzle: Population pharmacokinetics of FVIII during perioperative Haemate P (R)/Humate P (R) treatment in von Willebrand disease patients:Population pharmacokinetics of FVIII during perioperative Haemate P<sup>®</sup>/Humate P<sup>®</sup> treatment in von Willebrand disease patients

de Jager Nico C.B., Bukkems Laura H., Heijdra Jessica M., Hazendonk Carolien H.C.A.M., Fijnvandraat Karin, Meijer Karina, Eikenboom Jeroen, Laros - van Gorkom Britta A.P., Leebeek Frank W.G., Cnossen Marjon H., Mathôt Ron A.A., Collins P. W., Kruip M. J.H.A., Polinder S., Lock J., van Moort I., Goedhart M. C.H.J., Coppens M., Peters M., Preijers T., Brons P., van der Meer F. J.M., Schutgens R. E.G., Fischer K., Driessens M. H.E., Zwaan C. M., van Vliet I., Liesner R., Chowdary P., Keeling D., 26 sep 2019, In: Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 18 , p. 295-305 11 p.

Timing of inhibitor development in more than 1000 previously untreated patients with severe hemophilia A

Van Den Berg H. Marijke, Fischer Kathelijn, Carcao Manuel, Chambost Hervé, Kenet Gili, Kurnik Karin, Königs Chris, Male Christoph, Santagostino Elena, Ljung Rolf, 18 jul 2019, In: Blood. 134 , p. 317-320 4 p.

Impact of prophylaxis on health-related quality of life of boys with hemophilia:An analysis of pooled data from 9 countries

Usuba Koyo, Price Victoria E, Blanchette Victor, Abad Audrey, Altisent Carmen, Buchner-Daley Loretta, Carneiro Jorge D A, Feldman Brian M, Fischer Kathelijn, Grainger John, Holzhauer Susanne, Luke Koon-Hung, Meunier Sandrine, Ozelo Margareth, Tang Ling, Antunes Sandra V, Villaça Paula, Wakefield Cindy, Wharfe Gilian, Wu Runhui, Young Nancy L jul 2019, In: Research and practice in thrombosis and haemostasis. 3 , p. 397-404 8 p.

Sports participation and physical activity in adult Dutch and Swedish patients with severe haemophilia:A comparison between intermediate- and high-dose prophylaxis

Versloot Olav, Berntorp Erik, Petrini Pia, Ljung Rolf, Astermark Jan, Holmström Margareta, de Kleijn Piet, Fischer Kathelijn 1 mrt 2019, In: Haemophilia. 25 , p. 244-251 8 p.

Measurement of joint health in persons with haemophilia:A systematic review of the measurement properties of haemophilia-specific instruments

Gouw Samantha C., Timmer Merel A., Srivastava Alok, de Kleijn Piet, Hilliard Pamela, Peters Marjolein, Blanchette Victor, Fischer Kathelijn 1 jan 2019, In: Haemophilia. 25 , p. e1-e10

Population pharmacokinetics of factor IX in hemophilia B patients undergoing surgery

Preijers T., Hazendonk H. C.A.M., Liesner R., Chowdary P., Driessens M. H.E., Hart D., Keeling D., Laros-van Gorkom B. A.P., van der Meer F. J.M., Meijer K., Fijnvandraat K., Leebeek F. W.G., Collins P. W., Cnossen M. H., Mathôt R. A.A., Schutgens R. E.G., Fischer K., 1 nov 2018, In: Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 16 , p. 2196 2207 p.

Positioning extended half-life concentrates for future use:a practical proposal

Nederlof Angelique, Mathôt Ron A A, Leebeek Frank W G, Fijnvandraat Karin, Fischer Kathelijn, Cnossen Marjon H, sep 2018, In: Haemophilia. 24 , p. e369-e372

Performing and interpreting individual pharmacokinetic profiles in patients with Hemophilia A or B:Rationale and general considerations

Iorio Alfonso, Edginton Andrea N, Blanchette Victor, Blatny Jan, Boban Ana, Cnossen Marjon, Collins Peter, Croteau Stacy E, Fischer Katheljin, Hart Daniel P, Ito Shinya, Korth-Bradley Joan, Lethagen Stefan, Lillicrap David, Makris Mike, Mathôt Ron, Morfini Massimo, Neufeld Ellis J, Spears Jeffrey 1 jul 2018, In: Research and practice in thrombosis and haemostasis. 2 , p. 535-548 14 p.

Review of immune tolerance induction in hemophilia A

Schep S J, Schutgens R E G, Fischer K, Boes M L 1 jul 2018, In: Blood Reviews. 32 , p. 326-338

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