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prof. dr. D.C. (David C.) van der Zee

Full Professor

  • Department of Pediatric surgery

prof. dr. D.C. (David C.) van der Zee

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Biography

David C. van der Zee is pediatric surgeon and one of the founders of minimal invasive surgery in children and neonates. He made the department of pediatric surgery in Utrecht into a Center of Excellence for esophageal atresia with patients being referred form the whole country and throughout Europe. The Department is a training center for pediatric minimal invasive surgery. He is invited lecturer on several occasions, recently invited lecture: Training in pediatric laparoscopy, Academie Francaise Chirurgien, Paris, May 4, 2016. He was awarded Honorary Member of the Academie Francaise Chirurgien; invited lecture: Long gap esophageal atresia, 10 years Center of Excellence, Lille, May 9, 2016; Storz lecture BAPS congress Amsterdam, July 20-22 2016; invited lecture: Long gap esophageal atresia, INoEA, Sydney, September 16, 2016; invited lecture: Long term follow-up antireflux surgery in children. ISDE, Singapore September 19, 2016. Invited lecture: Laparoscopic Duhamel, Wuhan, China, 26-28 October 2016; invited lecture; Brazilian Pediatric Surgery 14-16 November, 2016; invited lecture: Pediatric Surgery 2016, Bologna 24-25 November 2016; invited lecture 100 Years Siriraj Surgery, Bangkok 27-30 March 2017.

 

Side Activities

  • President of  IPEG (International Pediatric endoscopy Group)

    Member Educational Committee IPEG

    Member Program Committee IPEG

    Member Development Committee IPEG

    Member Emerging Technology IPEG

    Member Publications IPEG

    Chairman Medical Staff UMC Utrecht 2009-2015

    Lid Accreditatie commissie Ned. Ver. Heelkunde.

    Lid werkgroep Minimaal Invasieve Chirurgie

    Voorzitter Snijdend Specialisten Overleg WKZ 2008-2015

Fellowship and Awards

  • A new technique for in vivo experiments in rat embryo’s. XXXV Ann Int Congress British Association Pediatric Surgeons, 21-23 September 1988, Athene Griekenland

    BAPS videoprize 1988.

    Minimal invasive pediatric surgery: increasing implementation in daily practice and resident’s training. David C. van der Zee, Lisette te Velde, Stefaan Tytgat, Justin de Jong, William Kramer, Daisy Vieirra-Travassos, Klaas Bax. 15th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), 4-7 July 2007, Athens, Greece. Posterprize.

     Honorary Member of the Academie Francaise Chirurgien, January 11 2017.

Research Output (208)

Gastro-esophageal reflux after laparoscopic gastrostomy placement in children

Franken Josephine, Stellato Rebecca K, Tytgat Stefaan H A J, Van der Zee David C, Mauritz Femke A, Lindeboom Maud Y A 16 okt 2019, In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 70 , p. e41-e47 7 p.

Health-related quality of life in children after laparoscopic gastrostomy placement

Franken Josephine, Stellato Rebecca K, Tytgat Stefaan H A J, van der Zee David C, Mauritz Femke A, Lindeboom Maud Y A 16 aug 2019, In: Quality of Life Research. 29 , p. 171-178 8 p.

The Effect of Gastrostomy Placement on Health-Related Quality of Life in Children

Franken Josephine, Stellato Rebecca K., Tytgat Stefaan H.A.J., van der Zee David C., Mauritz Femke A., Lindeboom Maud Y.A. 21 mei 2019, In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 54 , p. 2268-2273 6 p.

Thoracoscopic posterior tracheopexy during primary esophageal atresia repair:a new approach to prevent tracheomalacia complications

Tytgat Stefaan H.A.J., van Herwaarden-Lindeboom Maud Y.A., van Tuyll van Serooskerken E. Sofie, van der Zee David C. 1 jul 2018, In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 53 , p. 1420-1423 4 p.

Esophageal Atresia and Upper Airway Pathology

van der Zee David C., van Herwaarden Maud Y.A., Hulsker Caroline C.C., Witvliet Marieke J., Tytgat Stefaan H.A. 1 dec 2017, In: Clinics in Perinatology. 44 , p. 753-762 10 p.

Respiratory function after esophageal replacement in children

Gallo Gabriele, Vrijlandt Elianne J.L.E., Arets Hubertus G.M., Koppelman Gerard H, Van der Zee David C., Hulscher Jan B F, Zwaveling Sander 1 nov 2017, In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 52 , p. 1736-1741 6 p.

Preterm Infants with Biliary Atresia:A Nationwide Cohort Analysis from the Netherlands

Van Wessel Daan B.E., Boere Thomas, Hulzebos Christian V., de Kleine Ruben H J, Verkade Henkjan J., Hulscher Jan B F, , Escher J.H., van Heurn L. W. Ernest, Houwen R. H.J., Kindermann A., Koot B., Sloots C.E.J., Blaauw I., van den Neucker A.M., Peeters P. M.J.G., Damen Gerard, Wilde J. C., Van Der Zee D. C., De Vries W. 1 okt 2017, In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 65 , p. 370-374 5 p.

Laparoscopic antireflux surgery increases health-related quality of life in children with GERD

Mauritz Femke A, Stellato Rebecca K, van Heurn L W Ernst, Siersema Peter D, Sloots Cornelius E J, Houwen Roderick H J, van der Zee David C, van Herwaarden-Lindeboom Maud Y A aug 2017, In: Surgical Endoscopy. 31 , p. 3122-3129 8 p.

The Effect of Gastrostomy Placement on Gastric Function in Children:a Prospective Cohort Study

Franken Josephine, Mauritz Femke A., Stellato Rebecca K., Van der Zee David C., Van Herwaarden-Lindeboom Maud Y.A. 1 jul 2017, In: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 21 , p. 1105-1111 7 p.

Esophageal mucosal integrity improves after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in children with gastroesophageal reflux disease

Mauritz Femke A, Rinsma Nicolaas F, van Heurn L. W. Ernest, Sloots Cornelius E J, Siersema Peter D, Houwen Roderick H J, van der Zee David C, Masclee Ad A M, Conchillo José M, Van Herwaarden-Lindeboom Maud Y A jul 2017, In: Surgical Endoscopy. 31 , p. 2910-2917 8 p.

All Research Output (208)