Henrik Jessen Hansen

Henrik Jessen Hansen

Chief Surgeon

Henrik Jessen Hansen, Chief surgeon.

Born: 15 jan. 1960

Hospital: Dept of cardiothoracic surgery, RT Rigshospitalet/The National University Hospital. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Student 1978.

Medical examination: January 1887, University of Copenhagen.

Full registration July 1989.

Specialist in Thoracic Surgery April 1998

 

1988-93 Basic and general surgical training as registrar at different surgical dept. at hospitals in Copenhagen

1994-98 Specialist Thoracic surgical training at Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

1998-00 Specialist registrar at: Dept. of  Cardiothoracic surgery R. Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen.

2001-08 Chief surgeon at: Dept. of  Cardiothoracic surgery R. Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen. 2004-8 Head of the thoracic program.

2009-     Chief surgeon at: Dept of cardiothoracic surgery, RT Rigshospitalet/The National University Hospital. 2009 – Head of the minimal invasive thoracic program. 2010 – In charge of thoracic visitation and OR-planning

Specialist trained in both cardiac and general thoracic surgery. Since 1999 full time within general thoracic.  Special interest in minimal invasive surgery.

Have performed well over 1200 VATS lobectomies and is head of the minimal invasive program at the institution. (The department does have the biggest production of VATS lobectomies/year in Europe with 300 procedures pr. year and in total over 2450).

  • Council member ESTS (European Society of Thoracic surgeons) 2010-14.
  • Congress President at the 22th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery 15-18 June 2014, in Copenhagen.
  • Editorial board of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery and JTD
  • Reviewer at Chest, JTO, EJCTS, IVCTS and Ugeskrift for læger, the national Danish medical paper.
  • Teacher at courses of advanced thoracoscopic operations at ESTS (European Society of Thoracic Surgery) School of Thoracic Surgery.
  • Invited speaker at major minimal thoracic surgery meetings in Europe and North America
  • Leader of sessions, invited speaker, member of the scientific committee and abstract reviewer at several meetings of ESTS (worlds largest pure general thoracic meeting)
  • Expert on Covidien European VATS master class.

 

Personal: Married, two children. Experienced mountain climber including seven Himalayan Expeditions as leader, climber and doctor. Former president of the Danish Alpine Club

Over 60 publications/chapters in text books (note the chapter on VATS Lobectomies in ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery). Featured publications on thoracic surgery:

  1. Multicentric evaluation of the impact of central tumour location when comparing rates of N1 upstaging in patients undergoing video-assisted and open surgery for clinical Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. Decaluwé H, Petersen RH, Brunelli A, Pompili C, Seguin-Givelet A, Gust L, Aigner C, Falcoz PE, Rinieri P, Augustin F, Sokolow Y, Verhagen A, Depypere L, Papagiannopoulos K, Gossot D, D’Journo XB, Guerrera F, Baste JM, Schmid T, Stanzi A, Van Raemdonck D, Bardet J, Thomas PA, Massard G, Fieuws S, Moons J, Dooms C, De Leyn P, Hansen HJ; MITIG-ESTS. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27
  1. Early pleural fluid dynamics following video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy has limited clinical value. Holbek BL, Petersen RH, Kehlet H, Hansen HJ. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Jul;9(7):2204-2208.
  1. Important Non-Technical Skills in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy: Team Perspectives. Gjeraa K, Mundt AS, Spanager L, Hansen HJ, Konge L, Petersen RH, Østergaard D. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul;104(1):329-335.
  1. Coronary artery disease is associated with an increased mortality rate following video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy. Sandri A, Petersen RH, Decaluwé H, Moons J, Ferguson MK, Hansen HJ, Brunelli A.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul;154(1):352-357
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery-taking a step into the future. Petersen RH, Holbek BL, Hansen HJ, Kehlet H. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 1;51(4):694-695
  1. Does the number of incisions in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery matter? Hansen HJ, Varela G, Petersen RP, Walker WS J Thorac Dis. 2016 Dec; 8(12): E1625–E1627.
  1. Using virtual reality simulation to assess competence in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy.Jensen K, Bjerrum F, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Pedersen JH, Konge L. Surg Endosc. 2016 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  1. Thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection without post-operative chest drain: an observational study. Holbek BL, Hansen HJ, Kehlet H, Petersen RH. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 10
  1. Less is more: a shift in the surgical approach to non-small-cell lung cancer. Cao C, D’Amico T, Demmy T, Dunning J, Gossot D, Hansen H, He J, Jheon S, Petersen RH, Sihoe A, Swanson S, Walker W, Yan TD; International VATS Interest Group. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Mar;4(3).
  1. Is it safe to perform completion lobectomy after diagnostic wedge resection using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery? Holbek BL, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr;64(4):203-8. doi.
  1. Reply to Li and Verhagen.Decaluwe H, Petersen RH, Hansen H, Gossot D; ESTS Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Interest Group (MITIG). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jul;50(1):191-2.
  1. Persistent postsurgical pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery – an observational study. Wildgaard K, Ringsted TK, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Kehlet H. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2016 May;60(5):650-8.
  1. Fast-track video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: future challenges. Holbek BL, Horsleben Petersen R, Kehlet H, Hansen HJ. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2016 Apr;50(2):78-82.
  1. Major intraoperative complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resections: an intention-to-treat analysis. Decaluwe H, Petersen RH, Hansen H, Piwkowski C, Augustin F, Brunelli A, Schmid T, Papagiannopoulos K, Moons J, Gossot D; ESTS Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Interest Group (MITIG). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Oct;48(4):588-98.
  1. Surgery versus SABR for resectable non-small-cell lung cancer. Cao C, D’Amico T, Demmy T, Dunning J, Gossot D, Hansen H, He J, Jheon S, Petersen RH, Sihoe A, Swanson S, Walker W, Yan TD; International VATS Interest Group. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Aug;16(8):e370-1.
  1. A new possibility in thoracoscopic virtual reality simulation training: development and testing of a novel virtual reality simulator for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy. Jensen K, Bjerrum F, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Pedersen JH, Konge L. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for lung cancer is associated with a lower 30-day morbidity compared with lobectomy by thoracotomy. Laursen LØ, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ, Jensen TK, Ravn J, Konge L. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jun 18
  1. Routinely obtained chest X-rays after elective video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery can be omitted in most patients; a retrospective, observational study. Bjerregaard LS, Jensen K, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug;63(8):465-71
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus open lobectomy for primary non-small-cell lung cancer: a propensity-matched analysis of outcome from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeon database. Falcoz PE, Puyraveau M, Thomas PA, Decaluwe H, Hürtgen M, Petersen RH, Hansen H, Brunelli A; ESTS Database Committee and ESTS Minimally Invasive Interest Group. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr 26
  1. Development and validation of a theoretical test of proficiency for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy. Savran MM, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Walker W, Schmid T, Bojsen SR, Konge L. Surg Endosc. 2015 Sep;29(9):2598-604
  1. VATS anatomic lung resections-the European experience. Begum S, Hansen HJ, Papagiannopoulos K. J Thorac Dis. 2014 May;6(Suppl 2):S203-S210. Review.
  1. VATS segmentectomy utilizing the Copenhagen approach. Petersen RH, Hansen Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar;3(2):211-212. Review.
  1. Reply to McGuire and Gilbert. Bjerregaard LS, Jensen K, Horsleben Petersen R, Hansen HJ. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jan;47(1):199
  1. European guidelines on structure and qualification of general thoracic surgery. Brunelli A, Falcoz PE, D’Amico T, Hansen H, Lim E, Massard G, Rice TW, Rocco G, Thomas P, Van Raemdonck D, Congregado M, Decaluwe H, Grodzki T, Lerut T, Molnar T, Salati M, Scarci M, Van Schil P, Varela G, Venuta F, Melfi F, Gebitekin C, Kuzdzal J, Leschber G, Opitz I, Papagiannopoulos K, Patterson A, Ruffini E, Klepetko W, Toker A. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May;45(5):779-86.
  1. Simulation-based training for thoracoscopic lobectomy: a randomized controlled trial : Virtual-reality versus black-box simulation. Jensen K, Ringsted C, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Konge L. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun;28(6):1821-9.
  1. Regional analgesia for video-assisted thoracic surgery: a systematic review. Steinthorsdottir KJ, Wildgaard L, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Wildgaard K. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jun;45(6):959-966.
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy at 20 years: a consensus statement. Yan TD, Cao C, D’Amico TA, Demmy TL, He J, Hansen H, Swanson SJ, Walker WS; International VATS Lobectomy Consensus Group. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Apr;45(4):633-9.
  1. Early chest tube removal after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy with serous fluid production up to 500 ml/day. Bjerregaard LS, Jensen K, Petersen RH, Hansen Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Feb;45(2):241-6.
  1. Simulation-based training for thoracoscopy. Bjurström JM, Konge L, Lehnert P, Krogh CL, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Ringsted C. Simul Healthc. 2013 Oct;8(5):317-23.
  1. No extensive experience in open procedures is needed to learn lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery. Konge L, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ, Ringsted C. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec;15(6):961-5
  1. Vanishing lung disease. Søndergaard EB, Kalhauge A, Hansen HJ. Ugeskr Laeger. 2012 Jun 25;174(26):1834
  1. Lung cancer screening and video-assisted thoracic surgery. Petersen RH, Hansen HJ, Dirksen A, Pedersen JH. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Jun;7(6):1026-31
  1. A video-atlas of video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy using a standardized three-port anterior approach. Hansen HJ, Petersen RH. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 May;1(1):104.
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy using a standardized three-port anterior approach – The Copenhagen experience. Hansen HJ, Petersen RH. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 May;1(1):70-6.
  1. Learning curve associated with VATS Petersen RH, Hansen HJ. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 May;1(1):47-50
  1. Lung cancer screening trials: Denmark and beyond. Pedersen JH, Petersen RH, Hansen J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Sep;144(3):S7-8.
  1. Multimodal analgesic treatment in video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy using an intraoperative intercostal catheter. Wildgaard K, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ, Møller-Sørensen H, Ringsted TK, Kehlet H. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 May;41(5):1072-7.
  1. Reliable and valid assessment of performance in thoracoscopy. Konge L, Lehnert P, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Ringsted C. Surg Endosc. 2012 Jun;26(6):1624-8.
  1. Quantitative sensory testing of persistent pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery Wildgaard K, Ringsted TK, Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Werner MU, Kehlet H. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Jan;108(1):126-33.
  1. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy using a standardized anterior approach. Hansen HJ, Petersen RH, Christensen M. Surg Endosc. 2011 Apr;25(4):1263-9.
  1. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy: Review of Data Strongly Suggests the Interest of its Further Implementation. Jensen K, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ. EJCMO 2011 Feb 3(1) 26-34.
  1. Learning thoracoscopic lobectomy. Petersen RH, Hansen Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Mar;37(3):516-20.
  1. The use of sealants in modern thoracic surgery: a survey. Rocco G, Rendina EA, Venuta F, Mueller MR, Halezeroglu S, Dienemann H, Van Raemdonck D, Hansen HJ. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;9(1):1-3
  1. Videothoracoscopic treatment of esophageal perforation. Christensen M, Petersen RH, Hansen HJ. Ugeskr Laeger. 2008 Apr 7;170(15):1242-5.
  1. Endoscopic surgery in lung cancer. Hansen Ugeskr Laeger. 2004 Feb 23;166(9):807-8.
  1. Thoracoscopic lobectomy. The first experiences in Denmark. Hansen HJ, Krasnik M, Pedersen JJ. Ugeskr Laeger. 2002 Mar 25;164(13):1809-13