The department of surgery works in close collaboration with the Diabetes Centre of UZ Brussels

  • Neural influence in the resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with morbid obesity
  • Clinical application of beta cells transplantion in type 1 diabetes
  • Nutrition and cancer
  • Research into the neurogenic influence trough the nervus vagus on oxidative stress at the periphery (o.a. adipose tussue) and chronic inflammation in the metabolic syndrome.
  • Lymphedema & breastcancer
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors (GIST): Analysis gene-mutation/ Open versus laparoscopic intervention