Dr. Lukas Dekker is a cardiologist at the Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, specialized in diagnosing and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias. He is also involved in several basic research projects; he, for example, supervises an experimental project in Bordeaux, France, about the role of atrial wall stress in the occurrence as well as treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Lukas Dekker studied medicine in Amsterdam; he finished his cardiology training in 2003 in Amsterdam. In 1996 he finished his PhD about ‘Role of intracellular calcium in ischemic damage and preconditioning in cardiac muscle’ with honours.
From 2008 onwards he works as a cardiologist-electrophysiologist in the Catharina Hospital Eindhoven.
Force-interval relationships of the heart measured with photoplethysmography during atrial fibrillationComputing in Cardiology (CinC 2018) (2018)
Health insurance outcome-based purchasingInternational Journal of Healthcare Management (2018)
Comparison between electrocardiogram- and photoplethysmogram-derived features for atrial fibrillation detection in free-living conditionsPhysiological Measurement (2018)
Atrial fibrillation detection using a novel cardiac ambulatory monitor based on photo-plethysmography at the wristJournal of the American Heart Association (2018)
Catheter ablation of symptomatic idiopathic ventricular arrhythmiasNetherlands Heart Journal (2018)
- Cardioloog, Catharina Ziekenhuis