• 1409 Citations
1994 …2020

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Research profile

Erik Korsten is Part-time Professor in the Signal Processing Systems group, anesthesiologist-intensivist in Eindhoven's Catharina Hospital and part-time professor at Zhejiang University (China). At TU/e, Korsten specializes in signal and data processing and decision support systems, such as his Gaston software that helps make sense of the data in the Dutch Electronic Patient Files (EPD) and helps hospitals ensure that protocols and guidelines are followed. This contributes, for instance, to a reduced number of medication errors. He also focuses on signal processing in ultrasound and MRI images.

Academic background

Erik Korsten holds a degree in Medicine from Groningen University (1979). He obtained his specialization in anesthesiology from the St. Antonius Hospital in Utrecht in 1982 and his PhD from Leiden University in 1984. He took a position as anesthesiologist at the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven in 1983 and has worked there ever since. In 2001, Korsten was appointed Part-time Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2015, he also took on the position of Part-time Professor at Zhejiang University (China).

External positions

Catharina Hospital

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Research Output

  • Differences in identification of patients' deterioration may hamper the success of clinical escalation protocols

    Crisis Checklist Collaborative , de Bie, A. J. R. & Bezemer, R., 1 Jul 2019, In : QJM : Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians. 112, 7, p. 497-504 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Implementation of an automated early warning scoring system in a surgical ward: practical use and effects on patient outcomes

    Mestrom, E., de Bie, A., van de Steeg, M., Driessen, M., Atallah, L., Bezemer, R., Bouwman, R. A. & Korsten, E., 1 May 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 5, 13 p., e0213402.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Localization of partially visible needles in 3D ultrasound using dilated CNNs

    Pourtaherian, A., Mihajlovic, N., Ghazvinian Zanjani, F., Zinger, S., Ng, G. C., Korsten, E. & de With, P., 25 Feb 2019, 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 4 p. 8579986

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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    Paediatric procedural sedation and analgesia by emergency physicians in a country with a recent establishment of emergency medicine

    Kuypers, M., Smits, G. J. P., Baerends, E. P., Oskam, E., Reijners, E., Mignot-Evers, L., Thijssen, W., Plötz, F. & Korsten, H., 1 Jun 2019, In : European Journal of Emergency Medicine. 26, 3, p. 168-173 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Press / Media

    Student theses

    Assistive technology for older diabetes patients

    Author: Verblackt, T., 30 Jun 2007

    Supervisor: van Bronswijk, J. (Supervisor 1), Korsten, H. (Supervisor 2) & de Klerk, B. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master


    Automated delay detection: automated delay detection in Datex-Ohmeda System 5 anesthesia delivery unit for SPV calculations

    Author: Conteh, L., 2005

    Supervisor: Blom, J. (Supervisor 1) & Korsten, H. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    Blood volume measurement by magnetic resonance indicator dilution curve modeling

    Author: Ciarpaglini, L., 2007

    Supervisor: Mischi, M. (Supervisor 1), Korsten, H. (Supervisor 2), Boer, den, J. (External person) (External coach) & van den Bosch, H. C. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master


    Contrast magnetic resonance imaging for cardiovascular measurements: an vitro study

    Author: Amilburu, R., 2005

    Supervisor: Mischi, M. (Supervisor 1) & Korsten, H. (Supervisor 1)

    Student thesis: Master


    Ejection fraction and intra-thoracic blood volume assessment by contrast echocardiography

    Author: de Waard, R., 30 Apr 2006

    Supervisor: Mischi, M. (Supervisor 1) & Korsten, H. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master