Prof. dr. H.J.G.M. Crijns

Head of Cardiology, Cardiologist.

Focus areas

- heart arrhythmias

Contact

hjgm.crijns@mumc.nl

Curriculum vitae

Chair and professor of Cardiology, Maastricht University; board member Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht - CARIM; chairman Scientific Board Netherlands Heart Foundation. Contributions to cardiology include improved rate/rhythm control through the RACE trials, stroke prevention by introducing relevant risk scores derived from the Euro Heart Survey like the well-known CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores for patients with atrial fibrillation. Main interest at present are ‘Idiopathic AF’; ‘Screening for AF’; ‘Time of Calamity Imaging of Atrial Biology in AF’; and ‘Mechanisms of AF Progression’