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Dr. Christophe Vaessen, MD
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Specialty Urology
Place Paris, France
Languages French  /  English
Work Experience
Senior Urologist and director of laparoscopy and robotic surgery
Professor M.O. Bitker Department of Urology Since 2005 GHU Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Senior Surgeon and director for laparoscopic surgery
Prof. P. Rischmann Department of Urology 2001 to 2004 C.H.U. Rangueil, Toulouse, France
May 2004: First paediatric kidney transplant in Vietnam and first laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy
Prof. Liem 2004 Paediatric Hospital of Hanoi
Senior urologist
Specific training in laparoscopic surgery 2001 Jules Bordet Institute and St. Pieter University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Senior Urologist and Transplant Surgeon
Prof. JP Sarramon Department of Urology 1999 to 2000 CHU Toulouse, France
Consultant as Urologist
1999 to 2000 French Railway Company
Senior Resident in Urology, Urological Surgery and Kidney Transplant
Prof. JP Sarramon Department of Urology 1998 to 1999 CHU Toulouse, France
Senior Resident in Urology and Urological Surgery
Prof. CC Schulman Department of Urology 1996 to 1998 University of Brussels, Belgium
Junior Resident in general surgery
1993 to 1996 University of Brussels, Belgium
Training in general surgery
1993 St. Luc Hospital, Montreal, Canada
Education
Diploma of Urology and Urological Surgery
1999 University of Brussels, Belgium
Diploma of Radio-protection
1998 University of Brussels, Belgium
Diploma of Medical School
1993 University of Brussels, Belgium
Diploma of Medical Sciences
1989 University of Brussels, Belgium
Pubmed
2017
Expression of long non-coding RNA MFI2-AS1 is a strong predictor of recurrence in sporadic localized clear-cell renal cell carcinoma. Scientific reports Read it here
2017
Off-Clamp versus On-Clamp Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A Multicenter Match-Paired Case-Control Study. Urologia internationalis Read it here
2017
Impact of Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Drugs on Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic-assisted Partial Nephrectomy. Urology Read it here
2017
Outcomes of a virtual-reality simulator-training programme on basic surgical skills in robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. The international journal of medical robotics + computer assisted surgery : MRCAS Read it here
2016
Comparison of 1800 Robotic and Open Partial Nephrectomies for Renal Tumors. Annals of surgical oncology Read it here
2016
Impact of ischaemia time on renal function after partial nephrectomy: a systematic review. BJU international Read it here
2016
Postoperative drainage does not prevent complications after robotic partial nephrectomy. World journal of urology Read it here
2015
The use of partial nephrectomy: results from a contemporary national prospective multicenter study. World journal of urology Read it here
2015
Development of a standardised training curriculum for robotic surgery: a consensus statement from an international multidisciplinary group of experts. BJU international Read it here
2015
The use of hemostatic agents does not prevent hemorrhagic complications of robotic partial nephrectomy. World journal of urology Read it here
2015
Influence of pathological factors on oncological outcomes after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer: Results of a prospective study. Urologic oncology Read it here
2015
Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predicts Postoperative Pathology but Misses Aggressive Prostate Cancers as Assessed by Cell Cycle Progression Score. The Journal of urology Read it here
2014
Comparison of functional outcomes with purely laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy and robot-assisted sacrocolpopexy in obese women. Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie Read it here
2014
Early unclamping technique during robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy can minimise warm ischaemia without increasing morbidity. BJU international Read it here
2014
Is there a volume-outcome relationship for partial nephrectomy? World journal of urology Read it here
2014
Secondary chemoprevention of localized prostate cancer by short-term androgen deprivation to select indolent tumors suitable for active surveillance: a prospective pilot phase II study. World journal of urology Read it here
2014
National prospective study on the use of local haemostatic agents during partial nephrectomy. BJU international Read it here
2014
The surgical approach can be determined from the pathological specimen obtained after open or robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. World journal of urology Read it here
2013
Predictive factors of complications after robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a retrospective multicentre study. BJU international Read it here
2013
Robot-assisted laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery for tumors over 4 cm: operative results and preliminary oncologic outcomes from a multicentre French study. European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology Read it here
2013
Robot-assisted laparoscopic artificial urinary sphincter insertion in men with neurogenic stress urinary incontinence. BJU international Read it here
2013
[Prognostic influence of prostate gland invasion by bladder tumour and/or prostate cancer in cystoprostatectomy specimen: a review]. Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie Read it here
2013
A prospective comparison of surgical and pathological outcomes obtained after robot-assisted or pure laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in moderate to complex renal tumours: results from a French multicentre collaborative study. BJU international Read it here
Professional Associations
French Academy of Surgery
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European Association of Urology (EAU)
Member
French Urology Association
Member
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