Robbert de Winter

Robbert J de Winter

Robbert J. de Winter (1958 – ) is a Dutch Professor of cardiology.

2008 publication of the de Winter T wave – a new ECG Sign of Proximal LAD Occlusion

Professor of Clinical Cardiology, with a special emphasis on Acute Coronary Syndromes


  • Born 23 August 1958
  • 1987 – PhD Biophysics, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
  • 1988 – Medical Degree, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1997 – Doctoral Thesis: “Biochemical and inflammatory markers of acute myocardial ischemia”. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 2002 – Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2009 – Professor in Clinical Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 2016 – Editor, Netherlands heart journal and ESC Journal of Acute Cardiac Care

Medical Eponyms

Major Publications

  • de Winter RJ, Verouden NJ, Wellens HJ, Wilde AA A new ECG sign of proximal LAD occlusion. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 6;359(19):2071-3. [PMID 18987380]

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the person behind the name

Posted by Dr Mike Cadogan

Emergency physician with a passion for medical informatics and medical education/textbooks. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist | @sandnsurf | + Mike Cadogan | LinkedIn

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