Profile photo Sebastiaan Veersema

Sebastiaan Veersema

Full Professor

Biography

Prof. dr. S. (Bas) Veersema has completed his training as a gynecologist at the VU Medical Center Amsterdam and the St. Elisabeth Gasthuis in Haarlem. After his education, he followed a fellowship in reproductive medicine and endocrinology at the VU MC in Amsterdam.  From 1991 specialized in benign gynecology and minimally invasive and innovative techniques, with in particular the treatment of endometriosis, myomas (fibroids), polyps, heavy menstruation, contraception and problems with caesarean scars and problems after Essure sterilization (removal of Essure). He has been working at the University Medical Center Utrecht since 2016, initially as Head of Department for reproductive medicine and gynecology. From 1 August 2018 as Medical-Scientific Manager of the division Woman and Baby. In May 2019 he became professor in benign gynecology.

In 2014 he defended his Thesis at the Free University of Amsterdam on the subject: Hysteroscopic Sterilization. He is the patent holder of a surgical instrument to cut during delivery and the patent holder of a thin hysteroscopic shaft.

In the past, he was a board member and treasurer of the Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (NVOG), secretary of the Gynecological Endoscopy Working Group (WGE / NVOG) and various other working groups and committees of the NVOG.

 

Recent publications

Hormonal support in women with Asherman syndrome does not lead to better outcomes Miriam M F Hanstede, Karlijn J van Stralen, Jan F M Molkenboer, Sebastiaan Veersema, Mark Hans Emanuel
Reproductive medicine and biology, 2023, vol. 22
Essure removal surgery Mirthe A J M van Erp, Liselotte W Maassen, Danielle M van Gastel, Carolien A M Koks, Marlies Y Bongers, Sebastiaan Veersema
European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2023, vol. 286, p.102-106
Increased MR-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) sonication efficiency of uterine fibroids after carbetocin administration Kimberley J Anneveldt, Heleen J van 't Oever, Inez M Verpalen, Ingrid M Nijholt, Wilbert Bartels, Jeroen R Dijkstra, Rolf D van den Hoed, Miranda van 't Veer-Ten Kate, Erwin de Boer, Sebastiaan Veersema, Judith A F Huirne, Joke M Schutte, Martijn F Boomsma
European journal of radiology open, 2022, vol. 9, p.1-8
Comparison of (Cost-)Effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Image-Guided High-Intensity-Focused Ultrasound With Standard (Minimally) Invasive Fibroid Treatments Kimberley J Anneveldt, Ingrid M Nijholt, Joke M Schutte, Jeroen R Dijkstra, Geert W J Frederix, Erwin Ista, Inez M Verpalen, Sebastiaan Veersema, Judith A F Huirne, Wouter J K Hehenkamp, Martijn F Boomsma
JMIR Research Protocols, 2021, vol. 10, p.1-14
Lessons learned during implementation of MR-guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment of uterine fibroids K J Anneveldt, I M Verpalen, I M Nijholt, J R Dijkstra, R D van den Hoed, M Van't Veer-Ten Kate, E de Boer, J A C van Osch, E Heijman, H R Naber, E Ista, A Franx, S Veersema, J A F Huirne, J M Schutte, M F Boomsma
Insights into Imaging, 2021, vol. 12
Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system versus endometrial ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding Pleun Beelen, Marian J van den Brink, Malou C Herman, Peggy M A J Geomini, Janny H Dekker, Ruben G Duijnhoven, Nienke Mak, Hannah S van Meurs, Sjors F Coppus, Jan Willem van der Steeg, Heleen P Eising, Diana S Massop-Helmink, Ellen R Klinkert, Theodoor E Nieboer, Anne Timmermans, Lucet F van der Voet, Sebastiaan Veersema, Nicol A C Smeets, Joke M Schutte, Marchien van Baal, Patrick M Bossuyt, Ben Willem J Mol, Marjolein Y Berger, Marlies Y Bongers
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021, vol. 224, p.187.e1-187.e10