Dr. Barend Mees on the 24th European Vascular Course, Virtual Simulation Training, and the MAZE Box

Dr. Barend Mees joins us to discuss the upcoming 24th European Vascular Course, and how they are adapting surgical simulation to virtual education. Dr. Mees is a consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon in the department of Vascular Surgery at MUMC+ in Maastricht. He currently is Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the department of Vascular Surgery. His clinical area of interest is the endovascular treatment of complex aortic disease and peripheral arterial disease. He is the research coordinator of the department of Vascular Surgery and has obtained a PhD in Vascular Biology from Erasmus MC, INSERM (U689, Paris) and Max-Planck Institute (Bad Nauheim, Germany). His main research focus areas are vascular biology, tissue engineering and training in innovative endovascular techniques. 

Dr. Mee is the inventor of the MAZE Box, a novel hands-on training simulator for Endovascular Surgery and tutor for Vascular International. Dr. Mees is an examiner of the UEMS FEBVS examination since 2017. He is organizer of the I-MEET congress and course director of the European Vascular Course. He has been Secretary of the Dutch Society for Vascular Surgery since 2018. 

European Vascular Course - March 7-8, 2021

Watch the MAZE Box in action!

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