The Department of Anesthesiology cooperates within the Leiden University Hospital and the University Leiden with the following departments.
Department of Obstetrics
This is a collaboraty study (RAVEL-study) into the cost-effectiveness of intravenous analgesia with remifentanil vs. epidural analgesia during labor funded by ZonMW.
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Center for Human Drug Research
The main focus of this research is the connectivity of the brain (measured with resting-state fMRI) during administration of anesthetics and analgesics. This research is important because it studies the long-term effects of anesthetics and analgesics in an aging patient population.
This research focuses on the effects of anesthetics and analgesics in patients with morbid obesity. Its main topic is the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic aspects of painkillers.