Professor 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. He is part-time professor at the departments of Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.
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.
Regional collaboration to improve atrial fibrillation careJournal of Arrhythmia (2019)
Early or delayed cardioversion in recent-onset atrial fibrillationThe New England Journal of Medicine (2019)
Review on factors influencing physician guideline adherence in cardiologyCardiology in Review (2019)
Force-interval relationships of the heart measured with photoplethysmography during atrial fibrillationComputing in Cardiology (CinC 2018) (2018)
Cardiac structure and function before and after bariatric surgeryClinical Obesity (2018)
- Cardioloog, Catharina Ziekenhuis