Hidde Kroon

Dr Hidde Kroon

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Colorectal Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Certified general surgeon (the Netherlands)
Certified gastro-intestinal surgeon (the Netherlands)
Certified oncological surgeon (the Netherlands)

Special interest in melanoma and colorectal surgery and research

I am a Dutch general, gastro-intestinal and oncological surgeon, Dutch board certified. I have been trained as a surgeon in the Netherlands at the Leiden University Medical Center and I have done fellowships at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam (NL), and at Flinders MC (Adelaide, Aus) and Royal Adelaide Hospital (AUS).
I am currently working as a clinical and research fellow within the Colorectal Unit of the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
I have obtained my PhD in 2009 from the University of Groningen, based on work from the University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, USA and the Melanoma Institute Australia in Sydney, Aus

2009 PhD: Isolated limb infusion, University of Groningen

I am a Dutch medical board certified general, oncological and gastro-intestinal surgeon. My research is aimed at improving quality, safety and survival of surgical care of our patients, mainly with melanoma and colorectal cancer

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 - 2022 MPhil candidate University of Adelaide
    2018 Clinical and resarch fellow Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Dutch; Flemish Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    German Can read, speak and understand spoken
    Northern Frisian Can read, speak and understand spoken
    Papiamento Can read and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2009 - 2014 Leiden University Medical Center Netherlands General, oncological and gastro-intestinal surgeon
    2005 - 2009 University of Groningen the Netherlands PhD
    1999 - 2005 University of Groningen the Nethelands MD
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2018 Clinical and research fellow colorectal surgery Royal Adelaide Hospital Australia
    2017 - 2018 Fellow Colorectal Surgery Flinders Medical Centre Australia
    2014 - 2016 Fellow Gastro-intestinal surgery Erasmus University Medical Center Netherlands
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Gastro-intestinal surgeon Dutch College of surgeons
    Oncological Surgeon Dutch College of Surgeons
    General Surgeon Dutch Medical Board
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Kelly, M., Agj, A., Abdul Aziz, N., Abecasis, N., Abraham-Nordling, M., Akiyoshi, T., . . . Kiran, R. (2020). Management strategies for patients with advanced rectal cancer and liver metastases using modified Delphi methodology: results from the PelvEx Collaborative. Colorectal Disease.
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    2020 Huisman, D. E., Reudink, M., van Rooijen, S. J., Bootsma, B. T., van de Brug, T., Stens, J., . . . Daams, F. (2020). LekCheck: A Prospective Study to Identify Perioperative Modifiable Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leakage in Colorectal Surgery.. Ann Surg.
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    2020 Kelly, M., Aalbers, A., Aziz, N. A., Abecasis, N., Abraham-Nordling, M., Akiyoshi, T., . . . Winter, D. (2020). Simultaneous pelvic exenteration and liver resection for primary rectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: results from the PelvEx Collaborative. COLORECTAL DISEASE, 5 pages.
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    2020 Teras, J., Kroon, H., & Zager, J. (2020). ASO Author Reflection: Isolated Limb Infusion for Locally Advanced Melanoma in the Extremely Old Patient is Safe and Effective. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27(5), 1430-1431.
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    2020 van Harten, M. J., Greenwood, E. B., Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi Venkata, N., Hunter, R. A., Kroon, H. M., & Sammour, T. (2020). Minimally invasive surgery in elderly patients with rectal cancer: An analysis of the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit (BCCA).. Eur J Surg Oncol, 46(9), 1649-1655.
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    2020 Teras, J., Kroon, H., Miura, J., Kenyon-Smith, T., Beasley, G., Mullen, D., . . . Thompson, J. (2020). International Multicenter Experience of Isolated Limb Infusion for In-Transit Melanoma Metastases in Octogenarian and Nonagenarian Patients. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27(5), 1420-1429.
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    2020 Jolly, S., Dudi-Venkata, N., Hanna-Rivero, N., Kroon, H., Reid, F., & Sammour, T. (2020). Four different ileorectal anastomotic configurations following total colectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 4 pages.
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    2020 Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi Venkata, N., Kroon, H., Moore, J., Hunter, R., & Sammour, T. (2020). Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Versus Open Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit Data.. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 63(6), 778-787.
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    2020 Dudi Venkata, N., Kroon, H., Bedrikovetski, S., Moore, J., Thomas, M., & Sammour, T. (2020). A global survey of surgeons' preferences and practice with regard to laxative use after elective colorectal surgery. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 35(4), 759-763.
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    2020 Dudi Venkata, N., Kroon, H. M., Bedrikovetski, S., Moore, J. W., & Sammour, T. (2020). Systematic scoping review of enhanced recovery protocol recommendations targeting return of gastrointestinal function after colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90(1-2), 41-47.
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    2020 Ceuppens, C., Dudi Venkata, N. N., Lee, Y. D., Beh, Y. Z., Bedrikovetski, S., Thomas, M. L., . . . Sammour, T. (2020). Feasibility study of an online modifiable Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol with specific focus on opioid avoidance.. ANZ J Surg, 6 pages.
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    2020 Dudi Venkata, N., Seow, W., Kroon, H., Bedrikovetski, S., Moore, J., Thomas, M., & Sammour, T. (2020). Safety and efficacy of laxatives after major abdominal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.. BJS Open, 10 pages.
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    2020 Bedrikovetski, S., Liu, J., Dudi-Venkata, N., Kroon, H., Lewis, M., Lawrence, M., . . . Sammour, T. (2020). Rectal Stump Management After Subtotal Colectomy for Severe Colitis, In or Out? A Retrospective Cohort Study. Indian Journal of Surgery, 82(4), 585-591.
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    2020 Van Harten, M., Greenwood, E., Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi-Venkata, N., Hunter, R., Kroon, H., & Sammour, T. (2020). Corrigendum to “Rectal Cancer Treatment Outside of the Screening Age in Australia and New Zealand: An Analysis of the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit (BCCA)” [Eur J Surg Oncol 46/2 (2020) e106-e106] (European Journal of Surgical Oncology (2020) 46/2, (S0748798319311862), (10.1016/j.ejso.2019.11.263)). European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 46(6), 1200.
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    2020 Kroon, H. M., Juszczyk, K., Ireland, K., Hollington, P., & Thomas, B. (2020). Safety and efficacy of outpatient management for elderly patients with uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 76, 123-124.
    2020 Dudurych, I., Kelly, M., Aalbers, A., Abdul Aziz, N., Abecasis, N., Abraham-Nordling, M., . . . Kapur, S. (2020). Predicting outcomes of pelvic exenteration using machine learning. Colorectal Disease, 8 pages.
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    2020 Chok, A., Kontovounisios, C., Rasheed, S., Kelly, M., Agj, A., Abdul Aziz, N., . . . Hompes, R. (2020). The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Management of Locally Advanced Primary/Recurrent Rectal Cancer. British Journal of Surgery.
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    2020 Kelly, M., Agj, A., Abdul Aziz, N., Abecasis, N., Abraham-Nordling, M., Akiyoshi, T., . . . Hompes, R. (2020). The global cost of pelvic exenteration: in-hospital perioperative costs. British Journal of Surgery.
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    2020 Teras, J., Kroon, H., Thompson, J., Teras, M., Pata, P., Mägi, A., . . . Boudinot, S. (2020). First Eastern European experience of isolated limb infusion for in-transit metastatic melanoma confined to the limb: Is it still an effective treatment option in the modern era?. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 46(2), 272-276.
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    2020 Kroon, H. M., Teras, J., & Zager, J. (2020). ASO Author reflections: International multi-center experience of isolated limb infusion for in-transit melanoma metastases in octogenarian and nonagenarian patients.. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27, 1430-1431.
    2020 Carr, M. J., Sun, J., Kroon, H. M., Miura, J. T., Beasley, G. M., Farrow, N. E., . . . Zager, J. S. (2020). Oncologic Outcomes After Isolated Limb Infusion for Advanced Melanoma: An International Comparison of the Procedure and Outcomes Between the United States and Australia.. Annals of surgical oncology.
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    2019 Kroon, H. M., Lorenzon, L., Evrards, S., & Beets, G. (2019). Global Variation in the Long-Term Outcomes of ypT0 Rectal Cancers. EJSO - European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 46, 420-428.
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    2019 Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi-Venkata, N., Kroon, H., Liu, J., Andrews, J., Lewis, M., . . . Sammour, T. (2019). Systematic review of rectal stump management during and after emergency total colectomy for acute severe ulcerative colitis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89(12), 1556-1560.
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    2019 Miura, J., Kroon, H., Beasley, G., Mullen, D., Farrow, N., Mosca, P., . . . Zager, J. (2019). Long–Term Oncologic Outcomes After Isolated Limb Infusion for Locoregionally Metastatic Melanoma: An International Multicenter Analysis. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 26(8), 2486-2494.
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    2019 Kroon, H., Coventry, B., Henderson, M., Barbour, A., Serpell, J., Smithers, B., & Thompson, J. (2019). Evaluation of the efficacy and toxicity of upper extremity isolated limb infusion chemotherapy for melanoma: an Australian multi-center study. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(5), 832-837.
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    2019 Haanappel, A., Kroon, H. M., Schaap, D. P., Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi-Venkata, N. N., Lee, H. X., . . . Sammour, T. (2019). Lateral Lymph Node Metastases in Locally Advanced Low Rectal Cancers May Not Be Treated Effectively With Neoadjuvant (Chemo)Radiotherapy Only.. Front Oncol, 9, 1355.
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    2019 Miura, J., Kroon, H., & Zager, J. (2019). ASO Author Reflections: International Experience of Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma Shows Durable Response. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 26(8), 2495-2496.
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    2019 Kroon, H., & Thompson, J. (2019). Letter re: Efficacy of isolated limb perfusion (ILP) in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma: A multicenter experience. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(6), 1121.
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    2019 Kroon, H., & Thompson, J. (2019). Isolated Limb Infusion and Isolated Limb Perfusion for Melanoma: Can the Outcomes of these Procedures be Compared?. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 26(1), 8-9.
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    2019 Humphries, E., Kroon, H., Dudi-Venkata, N., Thomas, M., Moore, J., & Sammour, T. (2019). Short- and long-term outcomes of selective pelvic exenteration surgery in a low-volume specialized tertiary setting. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89(6), E226-E230.
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    2019 Kroon, H., Dudi-Venkata, N., Bedrikovetski, S., Thomas, M., Kelly, M., Aalbers, A., . . . Palmer, G. (2019). Palliative pelvic exenteration: A systematic review of patient-centered outcomes. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(10), 1787-1795.
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    2019 Kelly, M., Ryan, E., Aalbers, A., Abdul, A. N., Abraham-Nordling, M., Alberda, W., . . . Winter, D. (2019). Pelvic Exenteration for Advanced Nonrectal Pelvic Malignancy PelvExCollaborative. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 270(5), 899-905.
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    2019 Juszczyk, K., Ireland, K., Thomas, B., Kroon, H. M., & Hollington, P. (2019). Reduction in hospital admissions with an early computed tomography scan: results of an outpatient management protocol for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 89(9), 1085-1090.
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    2018 Thompson, J., & Kroon, H. (2018). ASO Author Reflections: Limited Surgery Plus Radiotherapy for Melanoma Patients with Cervical Node Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 25(Suppl 3), 912-913.
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    2018 Kroon, H., van der Bol, W., Tonks, K., Hong, A., Hruby, G., & Thompson, J. (2018). Treatment of Clinically Positive Cervical Lymph Nodes by Limited Local Node Excision and Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Melanoma Patients with Major Comorbidities. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 25(12), 3476-3482.
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    2018 Tse, W., Kroon, H., & Van Lanschot, J. (2018). Clinical Challenges in Upper Gastrointestinal Malignancies after Bariatric Surgery. Digestive Surgery, 35(3), 183-186.
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    2018 de Leede, E., van Leersum, N., Kroon, H., van Weel, V., van der Sijp, J., Bonsing, B., . . . de Nes, L. (2018). Multicentre randomized clinical trial of the effect of chewing gum after abdominal surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 105(7), 820-828.
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    2017 Mullinax, J., Kroon, H., Thompson, J., Nath, N., Mosca, P., Farma, J., . . . Zager, J. (2017). Isolated Limb Infusion as a Limb Salvage Strategy for Locally Advanced Extremity Sarcoma. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 224(4), 635-642.
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    2017 Frouws, M., Snijders, H., Malm, S., Liefers, G., Van De Velde, C., Neijenhuis, P., & Kroon, H. (2017). Clinical relevance of a grading system for anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection: Analysis from a national cohort database. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 60(7), 706-713.
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    2017 Seesing, M., Gisbertz, S., Goense, L., Van Hillegersberg, R., Kroon, H., Lagarde, S., . . . Wijnhoven, B. (2017). A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of Open Versus Minimally Invasive Transthoracic Esophagectomy in the Netherlands. Annals of Surgery, 266(5), 839-846.
    DOI Scopus61 WoS67 Europe PMC29
    2017 van Drumpt, A., Kroon, H., Grüne, F., van Thiel, R., Spaander, M., Wijnhoven, B., & Miranda, D. (2017). Surgery for a large tracheoesophageal fistula using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 9(9), E735-E738.
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    2017 Kroon, H., Coventry, B., Giles, M., Henderson, M., Speakman, D., Wall, M., . . . Thompson, J. (2017). Safety and Efficacy of Isolated Limb Infusion Chemotherapy for Advanced Locoregional Melanoma in Elderly Patients: An Australian Multicenter Study. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(11), 3245-3251.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS6 Europe PMC2
    2016 Kroon, H., Coventry, B., Giles, M., Henderson, M., Speakman, D., Wall, M., . . . Thompson, J. (2016). Australian multicenter study of isolated limb infusion for melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 23(4), 1096-1103.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS23 Europe PMC10
    2016 Kroon, H., & Smolders, R. (2016). Acute abdomen caused by spontaneous perforation of pyometra in a patient with cervical cancer. BMJ Case Reports, 2016, bcr2016215958.
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    2016 Kroon, H. M., Giesen, L., v Valen, R., De Groot, N. M. S., Kik, C., & Wijnhoven, B. (2016). Atrio-oesophageale fisteling na thoracoscopische behandeling van atriumfibrilleren. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 160, 1-4.
    2016 Zandvoort, H., Kroon, H., Schuit, S., & Wijnhoven, B. (2016). Pneumomediastinum: Intervention is not always necessary. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 160(6).
    2016 Giesen, L., Kroon, H., Van Valen, R., De Groot, N., Kik, C., & Wijnhoven, B. (2016). Atrio-oesophageal fistula after thoracoscopic treatment of atrial fibrillation. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 160(32), D71.
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    2015 Zandvoort, H., Kroon, H., Schuit, S., & Wijnhoven, B. (2015). Pneumomediastinum: intervention is not always necessary. Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde, 159, A9379.
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    2015 Kroon, H. M., Zandvoort, H., Schuit, S. C. E., & Wijnhoven, B. (2015). Pneumomediastinum: niet altijd een acuut chirurgisch probleem. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 159, 1-3.
    2015 Grünhagen, D., Kroon, H., & Verhoef, C. (2015). Perfusion and infusion for melanoma in-transit metastases in the era of effective systemic therapy. American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book / ASCO. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Meeting, 35, e528-e534.
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    2015 Buurma, M., Kroon, H., Reimers, M., & Neijenhuis, P. (2015). Influence of individual surgeon volume on oncological outcome of colorectal cancer surgery. International Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2015, 464570.
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    2014 Coventry, B., Kroon, H., Giles, M., Henderson, M., Speakman, D., Wall, M., . . . Smithers, B. (2014). Australian multi-center experience outside of the Sydney Melanoma Unit of isolated limb infusion chemotherapy for melanoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 109(8), 780-785.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS15 Europe PMC5
    2014 Kroon, H., Huismans, A., Waugh, R., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2014). Isolated limb infusion: Technical aspects. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 109(4), 352-356.
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    2014 Kroon, H., Huismans, A., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2014). Isolated limb infusion with melphalan and actinomycin D for melanoma: A systematic review. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 109(4), 348-351.
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    2013 Giles, M., & Coventry, B. (2013). Isolated limb infusion chemotherapy for melanoma: an overview of early experience at the Adelaide Melanoma Unit. Cancer Management and Research, 5(1), 243-249.
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    2012 Huismans, A., Kroon, H., Haydu, L., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2012). Is melphalan dose adjustment according to ideal body weight useful in isolated limb infusion for melanoma?. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 19(9), 3050-3056.
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    2012 Kroon, H. M., Van Leersum, N., Bonsing, B., Vd Sijp, J., & v Weel, V. (2012). Kauwgom ter preventie van postoperatieve ileus. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 156, 886.
    2012 Van Leersum, N., Bonsing, B., Kroon, H., Van Der Sijp, J., & Van Weel, V. (2012). Chewing gum for the prevention of postoperative ileus. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 156(22).
    2012 van Leersum, N., Bonsing, B., Kroon, H., van der Sijp, J., & van Weel, V. (2012). [Chewing gum to prevent postoperative ileus].. Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde, 156(22), A4794.
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    2011 Sanki, A., Kroon, H., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2011). In Brief. Current Problems in Surgery, 48(6), 366-369.
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    2011 Sanki, A., Kroon, H., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2011). Isolated Limb Perfusion and Isolated Limb Infusion for Malignant Lesions of the Extremities. Current Problems in Surgery, 48(6), 371-430.
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    2011 Huismans, A., Kroon, H., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2011). Does increased experience with isolated limb infusion for advanced limb melanoma influence outcome? A comparison of two treatment periods at a single institution. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 18(7), 1877-1883.
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    2011 Kroon, H. M. (2011). Treatment of Locally Advanced Melanoma by Isolated Limb Infusion with Cytotoxic Drugs. Journal of Skin Cancer, 2011, 1-7.
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    2011 Testori, A., Verhoef, C., Kroon, H., Pennacchioli, E., Faries, M., Eggermont, A., & Thompson, J. (2011). Treatment of melanoma metastases in a limb by isolated limb perfusion and isolated limb infusion. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 104(4), 397-404.
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    2009 Kroon, H., Moncrieff, M., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2009). Factors predictive of acute regional toxicity after isolated limb infusion with Melphalan and Actinomycin D in Melanoma patients. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 16(5), 1184-1192.
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    2009 Kroon, H., Lin, D., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2009). Isolated limb infusion as palliative treatment for advanced limb disease in patients with AJCC stage IV melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 16(5), 1193-1201.
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    2009 Kroon, H., Lin, D., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2009). Efficacy of repeat Isolated limb infusion with melphalan and actinomycin D for Recurrent melanoma. Cancer, 115(9), 1932-1940.
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    2009 Kroon, H., Lin, D., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2009). Major amputation for irresectable extremity melanoma after failure of isolated limb infusion. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 16(6), 1543-1547.
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    2009 Kroon, H., & Thompson, J. (2009). Isolated limb infusion: A review. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 100(2), 169-177.
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    2009 Kroon, H., Lin, D., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2009). Safety and efficacy of isolated limb infusion with cytotoxic drugs in elderly patients with advanced locoregional melanoma. Annals of Surgery, 249(6), 1008-1013.
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    2009 Kroon, H. M., Hoekstra, H., & Thompson, J. (2009). Isolatie-infusie effectief bij melanoom en sarcoom. Goed alternatief voor regionale isolatieperfusie met cytostatica. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 153, 508-514.
    2009 Kroon, H. M., Nieweg, O., Van der Hage, J., & Wouters, M. (2009). Ingezonden brief naar aanleiding van: Vries E de, Nijsten T, Louwman MWJ, Coebergh JWW. Huidkankerepidemie in Nederland.. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 153, 2440-2445.
    2009 Kroon, H., Thompson, J., & Hoekstra, H. (2009). Isolation-infusion effective with melanoma in sarcoma: Good alternative for regional isolation perfuse with cytostatic. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 153(11), 508-514.
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    2008 Moncrieff, M., Kroon, H., Kam, P., Stalley, P., Scolyer, R., & Thompson, J. (2008). Isolated limb infusion for advanced soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(10), 2749-2756.
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    2008 Kroon, H., Moncrieff, M., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2008). Outcomes following isolated limb infusion for melanoma. A 14-year experience. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(11), 3003-3013.
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    2007 Kroon, H. M., Breslau, P. J., & Lardenoye, J. W. H. (2007). Can the incidence of unplanned reoperations be used as an indicator of quality of care in surgery?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL QUALITY, 22(3), 198-202.
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    2007 Kroon, H., Li, Q., Teitz-Tennenbaum, S., Whitfield, J., Noone, A., & Chang, A. (2007). 4-1BB costimulation of effector T cells for adoptive immunotherapy of cancer: Involvement of Bcl gene family members. Journal of Immunotherapy, 30(4), 406-416.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS12 Europe PMC6
    2007 Kroon, H., Lowe, L., Wong, S., Fullen, D., Su, L., Cimmino, V., . . . Sabel, M. (2007). What is a sentinel node? Re-evaluating the 10% rule for sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 95(8), 623-628.
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    2006 Kroon, H. M., Boutkan, H., & Merkus, J. (2006). Urineweginfectie: niet altijd onschuldig. The Netherlands journal of medicine, 9, 14-7.
  • Books

    Year Citation
    2020 Juri, T. (2020). Loco-Regional Treatment of Cutaneous
    Melanoma
    . S. Nazarenko, & H. Kroon (Eds.).
    2020 Juri, T. (2020). Loco-Regional Treatment of Cutaneous
    Melanoma
    . S. Nazarenko, & H. Kroon (Eds.).
    2015 Huismans, A. (2015). Regional aspects of melanoma
    diagnosis and treatment
    . H. Kroon, H. Hoekstra, & J. Thompson (Eds.).
    2015 Huismans, A. (2015). Regional aspects of melanoma
    diagnosis and treatment
    . H. Kroon, H. Hoekstra, & J. Thompson (Eds.).
    2015 Kroon, H. M. (2015). Melanoma essentials: A concise guide (1 ed.). J. Stretch, A. Varey, J. Smith, & A. Chakera (Eds.), Sydney, Australia: Melanoma Institute Australia.
    2009 Kroon, H. M. (2009). Isolated limb infusion. H. Kroon (Ed.).
    2009 Kroon, H. M. (2009). Isolated limb infusion. H. Kroon (Ed.).
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2020 Beasley, G., Miura, J., Zager, J., tyler, D., Thompson, J., Hidde, K., & Kroon, H. M. (2020). Isolated limb infusion for melanoma. In J. Thompson, J. Gershenwald, M. Atkins, J. Kirkwood, G. McArthur, A. Sober, . . . R. Scoyler (Eds.), Cutaneous Melanoma (6 ed., pp. 827-850). Springer.
    2020 Kroon, H., & Sammour, T. (2020). Palliative pelvic exenteration. In D. Winter, & M. Kelly (Eds.), Surgical Management of Advanced Rectal Cancers Exenterative Techniques.
    2018 Kroon, H. M., Huismans, A., Coventry, B., & Thompson, J. (2018). Chapter 27; Isolated limb infusion for recurrent and locally metastatic limb melanoma.. In A. Riker (Ed.), Melanoma A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer.
    2018 Kroon, H., Huismans, A., Coventry, B., & Thompson, J. (2018). Isolated limb infusion for recurrent and locally metastatic limb melanoma. In A. I. Riker (Ed.), Melanoma: A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach (pp. 451-465). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
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    2016 Huismans, A., Kroon, H., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2016). Isolated limb infusion. In Induction Chemotherapy: Systemic and Locoregional: Second Edition (pp. 375-390).
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    2016 Kroon, B., Kroon, H., Noorda, E., Vrouenraets, B., Klaase, J., van Slooten, G., & Nieweg, O. (2016). Isolated limb perfusion for melanoma. In Induction Chemotherapy: Systemic and Locoregional: Second Edition (pp. 355-373).
    DOI Scopus2
    2016 Kroon, H. M., Huismans, A., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2016). Isolated limb infusion. In K. R. Aigner (Ed.), Regional therapy of malignant tumors (1 ed., pp. 375-390). Heidelberg-Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
    2016 Kroon, H. M., Damian, D., Thompson, J., & Power, K. (2016). Therapies for cutaneous or limb metastases. In J. Stretch, A. Varey, K. Oakley, & J. Smith (Eds.), Melanoma: principles and practice: a comprehensive guide (1 ed.). Sydney, Australia.
    2015 Kroon, H. M., Stretch, J., Varey, A. H., Smith, J. P., & Chakera, A. H. (2015). Melanoma essentials: A concise guide. In J. Strectch, A. H. Varey, J. P. Smith, & A. H. Chakera (Eds.), Melanoma essentials: A concise guide.
    2014 Thompson, J., Coventry, B., Tyler, D., & Kroon, H. (2014). Specialized cancer procedures and surgery. In B. Coventry (Ed.), Breast, Endocrine and Surgical Oncology (pp. 201-218).
    DOI
    2013 Kroon, H. M., Huismans, A., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2013). Isolierte arterielle Infusion von Extremitäten. In K. Aigner, F. Stephens, T. Vogl, & W. Padberg (Eds.), Regionale Therapie maligner Tumoren (2 ed., pp. 313-325). Heidelberg, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
    2013 Kroon, H. M., Huisman, A. M., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2013). Kapitel 26; Isolierte arterielle Infusion von Extremitäten.. In K. R. Aigner, F. O. Stephens, T. J. Vogl, & W. Padberg (Eds.), Regionale Therapie maligner Tumoren.
    2009 Kroon, H. M., Beasley, G., Ross, M., Kam, P., Thompson, J., & Tyler, D. (2009). Isolated limb infusion for melanoma. In C. Bach, A. Houghton, A. Sober, S. Soong, Atkins M, & J. Thompson (Eds.), Cutaneous Melanoma, Fifth Edition (5 ed., pp. 541-560). CRC Press.
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Miura, J., Kroon, H., Beasley, G., Farrow, N., Mosca, P., Lowe, M., . . . Zager, J. (2019). Long-term Oncologic Outcomes Following Isolated Limb Infusion for Locoregional Metastatic Melanoma: An International Multi-Center Analysis. In ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Vol. 26 (pp. S40-S41). San Diego, CA: SPRINGER.
    2014 Kroon, H., Huismans, A., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2014). Isolated Limb Infusion with Melphalan and Actinomycin D for Melanoma: A Meta-analysis for Response and Toxicity. In ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Vol. 21 (pp. S115). Phoenix, AZ: SPRINGER.
    2013 Kroon, H., Buurma, M., Reimers, M., & Neyenhuis, P. (2013). Laparoscopic colorectal surgery leads to increased overall survival when compared to a conventional open approach. In EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER Vol. 49 (pp. S540). Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS: ELSEVIER SCI LTD.
    2013 Buurma, M., Kroon, H., Reimers, M., & Neijenhuis, P. (2013). Increased disease-free survival following colorectal cancer surgery when performed by a 'high-volume' surgeon. In EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER Vol. 49 (pp. S534-S535). Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS: ELSEVIER SCI LTD.
    2013 Malm, S., Snijders, H., Neijenhuis, P., & Kroon, H. (2013). Anastomotic leakage following low anterior resection in the Netherlands: Analyses from the Dutch Surgical Colorectal Audit (DSCA). In EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER Vol. 49 (pp. S490). Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS: ELSEVIER SCI LTD.
    2013 Kroon, H., Coventry, B., Giles, M., Henderson, M., Serpell, J., & Smithers, M. (2013). Australian Multi-Center Study of Isolated Limb Infusion Chemotherapy for Melanoma: Experience Outside of the Sydney Melanoma Unit. In JOURNAL DER DEUTSCHEN DERMATOLOGISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT Vol. 11 (pp. 5). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2010 Huismans, A., Kroon, H., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2010). Does increased experience with isolated limb infusion for advanced melanoma influence outcome? A comparison of two treatment periods at a single institution. In ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Vol. 17 (pp. S115). St Louis, MO: SPRINGER.
    2008 Kroon, H., Moncrieff, M., Kam, P., & Thompson, J. (2008). Outcomes of isolated limb infusion for melanoma. A 14-year experience. In ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Vol. 15 (pp. 10). Chicago, IL: SPRINGER.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2020 Bedrikovetski, S., Dudi-Venkata, N. N., Kroon, H. M., Moore, J. W., Hunter, R. A., & Sammour, T. (2020). RESULTS OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE VERSUS OPEN PROCTECTOMY FOR RECTAL CANCER: A PROPENSITY ANALYSIS OF BINATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AUDIT DATA. Poster session presented at the meeting of DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.
    2020 Kroon, H. M., Malakorn, S., Dudi-Venkata, N. N., Bedrikovetski, S., Liu, J., Bednarski, B. K., . . . Sammour, T. (2020). Lateral lymph node dissection after neoadjuvant (chemo)radiotherapy may improve oncological outcomes in Western patients with low rectal cancer. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. San Francisco, CA: AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.
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    2020 Kroon, H., Malakorn, S., Dudi-Venkata, N., Bedrikovetski, S., Liu, J., Bednarski, B., . . . Sammour, T. (2020). Lateral Lymph Node Dissection After Neoadjuvant (Chemo) radiotherapy May Improve Oncological Outcomes in Western Patients with Low Rectal Cancer.. Poster session presented at the meeting of ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY. Boston, MA: SPRINGER.
    2020 Kenyon-Smith, T., Kroon, H., Miura, J., Teras, J., Beasley, G., Mullen, D., . . . Thompson, J. (2020). Factors predicting toxicity and response following isolated limb infusion for melanoma: An international multi-centre study. Poster session presented at the meeting of European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Boston, MA: SPRINGER.
    DOI
    2020 Sun, J., Kroon, H., Miura, J., Beasley, G., Farrow, N., Mosca, P., . . . Zager, J. (2020). Oncologic Outcomes After Isolated Limb Infusion (ILI) for Advanced Melanoma: An International Comparison between the US and Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY. Boston, MA: SPRINGER.
    2014 Kroon, H., Coventry, B., Giles, M., Henderson, M., Smithers, B., Serpell, J., & Thompson, J. (2014). Australian National Multi-Center Study of Isolated Limb Infusion Chemotherapy for Extremity Melanoma. Poster session presented at the meeting of ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY. Phoenix, AZ: SPRINGER.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2020 Juri, T., Kroon, H., & nazarenko, S. (2020). Loco-Regional Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma.
    2020 Juri, T., Kroon, H., & nazarenko, S. (2020). Loco-Regional Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma.
    2020 Juri, T., Kroon, H., & nazarenko, S. (2020). Loco-Regional Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma.
    2015 Huismans, A. (2015). Regional aspects of melanoma diagnosis and treatment.
    2009 Kroon, H. M. (2009). Isolated Limb Infusion. (PhD Thesis, University Groningen, the Netherlands).

2020 Florey Fellowship, RAH research committee $350.000

2020 RAH research committe clinical project grant $100.000

2019 TUT Institutional Development Program, Tallinn, Estonia $25.000

KWF cancer foundation NL awarded over several years: $10.000

Professor Micahel van Vloten fonds over several years: $25.000 

Melanoma Institute Australia/ANZMTG over several years: $10.000

2010: Bontiuffonds and Wetenschapsfonds MCH, NL: $90.000

2012: European Society of Surgical Oncology fellowship: $4.000

2015: PhD awarded Annemarleen Huismans, University of Groningen, NL

2020: PhD awarded Juri Teras, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

2019: Master awarded, Gavin Nair, University of Edinburgh, UK

2018-current: Master program for Dutch Medical research students to visit Royal Adelaide Hospital to conduct research: Anouck Haanappel, Charlotte Ceuppens, Meike van Harten, Emma Greenwood, Izel Ozmen, Vera Grupa, Duveke de Gaay Fortman, Tessa 

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  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Locoregional treatment of cutaneous melanoma Tallinn University of Technology PhD program TUT Doctorate Full Time Juri Teras
    2018 - 2019 Principal Supervisor clinical management of appendicitis University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh research master program Master Part Time Gavn Nair
    2018 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Isolated Limb Infusion Moffitt cancer center, Florida, USA Doctorate Part Time John Miura
    2010 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Locoregional melanoma University of Groningen PhD program University of Groningen Doctorate Full Time Annemarleen Huisman
  • Mentoring

    Date Topic Location Name
    2020 - ongoing artificial intelligence to detect anastomotic leakage Free Universiy, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Duveke de Gaay Fortman
    2020 - ongoing Multi organ resections in advanced rectal cancer in Australia Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Utrecht, NL Tessa Dinger
    2020 - ongoing TENTACLE study Royal Adelaide Hospital JianLiang Liu
    2020 - ongoing mASCARA study of anal cancer Royal Adelaide Hospital JianLiang Liu
    2019 - ongoing Stoma rate after rectal surgery in Australia, analysis of the BCCA Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands Vera Grupa
    2019 - ongoing validation anastomotic leak nomogram Leiden University, Leiden , the Netherlands Izel Ozmen
    2019 - ongoing Young onset colorectal cancer in South Australia Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide Sam Mali
    2019 - ongoing Young onset colorectal cancer in South Australia Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide Harvey Chai
    2019 - ongoing Post-MSLT II international collaborative University of Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Hospital Harvey Chai
    2019 - ongoing Minimal invasive rectal cancer surgery in elderly in Australia, analysis of the BCCA University of Groningen, the Netherlands Meike van Harten
    2019 - ongoing Young onset colorectal cancer collaborative (REACCT) University of Groningen, the Netherlands Emma Greenwood
    2019 - ongoing Isolated limb Infusion for melanoma international collaborative Moffitt cancer center, Florida, USA and Royal Adelaide Hospital James Sun
    2019 - ongoing International analyses of isolated limb infusion Royal Adelaide Hospital Tim Kenyon Smith
    2018 - ongoing Lateral lymph nodes in rectal cancer Free University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Anouck Haanappel
    2018 - ongoing reduction of opioids in the ERAS protocol after abdominal surgery Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Charlotte Ceuppens
    2018 - ongoing pelvic exenterations in low volume hospitals Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide Emily Humphries
    2018 - ongoing Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Versus Open Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit Data. Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide Swergei Bedrikovetski
    2018 - ongoing International analyses of isolated limb infusion Royal Adelaide Hospital Dean Mullen
    2018 - ongoing STIMULAX, prevention of postoperative ileus Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide Nagendra Dudi-Venkata
    2018 - 2019 Rectal Stump Management After Subtotal Colectomy for Severe Colitis, In or Out? A Retrospective Cohort Study Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide Sergei Bedrikovetski
    2017 - 2020 Outpatient management of uncomplicated diverticulitis Flinders MC, Adelaide Karolina Juszczyk
  • Position: Colorectal Fellow
  • Phone: 0870742167
  • Email: hidde.kroon@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Org Unit: The University of Adelaide

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