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Chris Oudmaijer

MD/PhD student
Chris Oudmaijer
Nutritional interventions, otherwise known as fasting or long-term dietary restriction, as therapeutic intervention to reduce oxidative cell damage
Phone 088 97 25 633/088 97 2566
  • Research Groups:
    Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center.
    FAST.Studie@erasmusmc.nl
    KetoHeppy.Studie@erasmusmc.nl

    Hoeijmakers Group, van den Heuvel Group and Wijnen Group, Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology.
    FIURTTStudie@prinsesmaximacentrum.nl

    I’ll be coordinating the following clinical trials investigating the effect of a (preoperative) diet as a therapeutic intervention to reduce cell damage and unwanted cell growth.

FAST-Studie (Erasmus MC):
Fasting before live kidney donation, effect on donor wellbeing and postoperative recovery
A multicenter trial with live kidney donors and recipients, to investigate whether preoperative fasting before live kidney donation reduces postoperative fatigue score and improves recovery of the postoperative renal function.

KetoHep(py)-Studie (Erasmus MC):
Ketogenic diet therapy in patients with hepatocellular adenoma
A cohort-study in which we want to determine the effect of long-term dietary restriction and the ketogenic diet on the regression of hepatocellular adenoma, an uncommon, solid and benign liver lesion. Typically, it is a solitary lesion found in women within their reproductive years. Dietary restriction could be a feasible treatment strategy to avoid surgery.

FIURTT-Studie (Princess Máxima Center):
Fasting Intervention for children with Unilateral Renal Tumours to reduce Toxicity
The goal of this randomized intervention study is investigating the effect of a pre-operative fasting diet on the postoperative recovery of paediatric patients after renal surgery. We want to investigate if short-term fasting induces a protective state, which might reduce renal injury and improve post-operative renal function recovery after renal tumour surgery.