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Dr. Alexander J. Wardeh, M.D., Ph.D.

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Alexander J. Wardeh, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Wardeh is a cardiologist, medical doctor, and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a M.D. in Medicine in 1996 from Erasmus University – Rotterdam and a Ph.D. in Interventional Cardiology in 2001 from the Erasmus Medical Center and Thorax Center Rotterdam. Dr. Wardeh completed his Residency in Cardiology at Nijmegen Medical Centre at Radboud University and his Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Leiden University Medical Center. He has language proficiency in Dutch, English and German.

Dr. Wardeh has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and has served since 2007 as a cardiologist and Head of the Cardiology Research Department at Medisch Centrum Haaglanden. His other professional experience includes:

  • October 2007 – November 2010: Cardiologist, Medina Anesthesia Consultants
  • March 2006 – April 2007: Interventional Cardiologist, Leiden University Medical Center
  • May 2004 – March 2006: Cardiology Residency, Nijmegen Medical Centre, Radboud University
  • March 2003 – March 2004: Cardiology Residency, Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis
  • March 2001 – March 2003: Cardiology Residency, Albert Schweitzer Ziekenhuis
  • 1997 – 2001: Study Coordinator, Interventional Cardiology and Cardialysis, Erasmus Medical Centre

Dr. Wardeh’s professional skills and expertise include:

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Medical Education
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hypertension
  • Medical Devices

Dr. Wardeh’s first author publications include:

  • Beta-particle-emitting radioactive stent implantation: a safety and feasibility study. AJ Wardeh, IP Kay, M Sabaté, VL Coen, AL Gijzel, JM Ligthart, A den Boer, PC Levendag, WJ van der Giessen, PW Serruys. Circulation 1999;100:1684-9
  • Clinical and angiographical follow-up after implantation of a 6-12 mCi radioactive stent in patients with coronary artery disease. AJ Wardeh, AH Knook, IP Kay, M Sabaté, VL Coen, DP Foley, JN Hamburger, PC Levendag, WJ van der Giessen, P.W. Serruys Eur Heart J 2001;22:669-75.
  • Intracoronary brachytherapy: a new treatment for the prevention of restenosis. AJ Wardeh, K Kozuma, AH Knook, M Sabaté, IP Kay, PW Serruys. Book chapter in:Serruys,Leon,Colombo, Kutryk eds. “Coronary Lesions: A Pragmatic Approach”. Martin Dunitz Publishers 2002: 1-15.
  • Angiographical follow-up after radioactive “Cold Ends” stent implantation. A multi-center trial. A.J. Wardeh, R. Albiero, I.P. Kay, A.H.M. Knook, W. Wijns, K. Kozuma, T. Nishida, V. Ferrero, P.C. Levendag, W.J. van der Giessen, A.Colombo, P.W. Serruys. Circulation 2002; 105:550-3.

Dr. Wardeh’s co-author publications include:

  • Preserved endothelium-dependent vasodilation in coronary segments previously treated with balloon angioplasty and intracoronary radiation. M Sabaté, IP Kay, WJ van der Giessen, A Cequier, JM Ligthart, JA Gomez-Hospital, SG Carlier, VL Coen, JP Marijnissen, AJ Wardeh, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Circulation 1999; 100:1623-9.
  • Geometric vascular remodeling after balloon angioplasty and beta-radiation therapy: a three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound study. M Sabaté, PW Serruys, WJ van der Giessen, JM Ligthart, VL Coen, IP Kay, AL Gijzel, AJ Wardeh, A den Boer, PC Levendag. Circulation 1999;100:1182-8.
  • Remodeling of atherosclerotic coronary arteries varies in relation to location and composition of plaque. M Sabaté, IP Kay, PJ de Feyter, RT van Domburg, NV Deshpande, JM Ligthart, AL Gijzel, AJ Wardeh, E Boersma, PW Serruys. Am J Cardiol 1999;84:135-40.
  • Compassionate use of intracoronary beta-irradiation for treatment of recurrent in-stent restenosis. M Sabaté, IP Kay, AL Gijzel, AJ Wardeh, WJ van der Giessen, VL Coen, JM Ligthart, MA Costa, K Kozuma, P Serrano, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. J Invas Cardiol 1999;11:582-8.
  • First clinical experience with the R stent: a new highly flexible stainless steel tube intracoronary stent. MM Kutryk, AJ Wardeh, AH Knook, DP Foley, WJ van der Giessen, JN Hamburger, M van den Brand, PJ de Feyter, GJ Becker, PW Serruys. Int J of Cardiovascular Interventions 1999;2:163-9.
  • Positive geometric vascular remodeling is seen after catheter-based radiation followed by conventional stent implantation, but not after radioactive stent implantation. IP Kay, M Sabaté, MA Costa, K Kozuma, M Albertal, WJ van der Giessen, AJ Wardeh, JM Ligthart, VM Coen, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Circulation 2000;102:1434-9
  • Low rates of clinical restenosis.with the new highly flexible stainless steel tube intracoronary stent: the R stent. A six-month safety and feasibility study.. AH Knook, AJ Wardeh, BJ Rensing, DP Foley, WJ van der Giessen, M van den Brand, PJ de Feyter, R Davis, GJ Becker, PW Serruys. Int J Cardiovasc Interv 2000;3:91-5.
  • The effect of P32 beta-radiotherapy on both vessel remodeling and neointimal hyperplasia after coronary balloon angioplasty and stenting. A three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound investigation. MA Costa, M Sabaté, P Serrano, WJ van der Giessen, K Kozuma, VL Coen, JM Lighthart, AJ Wardeh, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. J Invas Cardiol 2000; 12:113-20.
  • Outcome from balloon induced coronary artery dissection after intracoronary b-radiation. IP Kay, M Sabaté, G van Langenhove, MA Costa, AJ Wardeh, AL Gijzel, NV Deshpande, SG Carlier, VL Coen, PC Levendag, WJ van der Giessen, PJ de Feyter, PW Serruys. Heart 2000;83:332-7.
  • Six-month outcome after excimer laser coronary angioplasty for diffuse in-stent restenosis: a single center experience. JN Hamburger, DP Foley, PJ de Feyter, AJ Wardeh, PW Serruys. Am J Cardiol 2000;86:390-4.
  • Further insights into coronary debulking: the EUROCARE trial of directional atherectomy and the PACT trial of pullback atherectomy. A Thury, G van Langenhove, AJ Wardeh, DP Foley, PW Serruys. Semin Interv Cardiol. 2000 Dec;5(4):185-92.
  • Endovascular brachytherapy in coronary arteries: the Rotterdamexperience. VL Coen, AH Knook, AJ Wardeh, WJ van der Giessen, C de Pan, D Sipkema, JP Marijnissen, M Sabate, A den Boer, PW Serruys, PC Levendag. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2000 Jan-Mar;2(1):42-50.
  • Application of b-irradiation through the struts of a previously deployed stent. G Sianos, IP Kay, SG Carlier, JM Ligthart, AJ Wardeh, VL Coen, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Int J Cardiovasc Interv 2000; 3:121-5.
  • Comparison of mechanical properties of the left ventricle in patients with coronary artery disease by nonfluoroscopic mapping versus two-dimensional echocardiograms. G Van Langenhove, JN Hamburger, JR Roelandt, PC Smits, E Onderwater, M Albertal, AJ Wardeh, AH Knook, PW Serruys. Am J Cardiol 2000;86:1047-50.
  • Endovascular brachytherapy in coronary arteries: theRotterdam experience VL Coen, AH Knook, AJ Wardeh, WJ van der Giessen, C de Pan, D Sipkema, JP Marijnissen, M Sabate, A den Boer, PW Serruys, PC Levendag. Cardiovasc Radiat Med 2001;2:42-50.
  • Indirect evidence for a role of a subpopulation of activated neutrophils in the remodeling process after percutaneous coronary intervention. MA Costa, LE de Wit, V de Valk, P Serrano, K Kozuma, AJ Wardeh, PW Serruys, W Sluiter. Eur Heart J 2001; 22:580-6.
  • Volume coronary angiography using targeted scans (VCATS): a new strategy in MR coronary angiography. RJ van Geuns RJ, PA Wielopolski, AJ Wardeh, HG de Bruin, M Oudkerk, PJ de Feyter. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2001; 17:405-10.
  • The pattern of restenosis and vascular remodeling after cold-end radioactive stent implantation. IP Kay, AJ Wardeh, K Kozuma, G Sianos, E Regar, AH Knook, WJ van der Giessen, JM Ligthart, VL Coen, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Eur Heart J 2001;103:14-7.
  • Radioactive stents delay but do not prevent in-stent neointimal hyperplasia. IP Kay, AJ Wardeh, K Kozuma, AH Knook, D Foley, WJ van der Giessen, VL Coen, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Circulation 2001; 103:14-7.
  • Initial observation regarding changes in vessel dimensions after balloon angioplasty and stenting followed by catheter-based b-radiation. Is stenting necessary in the setting of catheter-based radiotherapy? K Kozuma, MA Costa, WJ van der Giessen, M Sabaté, JMR Ligthart, VL Coen, IP Kay, AJ Wardeh, AHM Knook, PJ de Feyter, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Eur H Journal 2002;23:641-9.
  • Routine intracoronary beta-irradiation. Acute and one year outcome in patients at high risk for recurrence of stenosis. E Regar, K Kozuma, G Sianos, VL Coen, WJ van der Giessen, D Foley, P de Feyter, B Rensing, P Smits, J Vos, AH Knook, AJ Wardeh, PC Levendag, PW Serruys. Eur Heart J 2002; 23:1038-44.
  • The black hole: echolucent tissue observed following intracoronary radiation. IP Kay, JM Lighthart, R Virmani, HM van Beusekom, K Kozuma, AJ Carter, G Sianos, WJ van der Giessen, AJ Wardeh, PJ de Feyter, PW Serruys. Int J Cardiovasc Intervent. 2003;5(3):137-42.
  • Acute myocardial infarction system of care in the third world. Dharma S, Juzar DA, Firdaus I, Soerianata S, Wardeh AJ, Jukema JW. Neth Heart J. 2012 Jun;20(6):254-9.

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Alexander J. Wardeh is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 

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