Location: Amsterdam, NL
Dr Reinoud Knops works as a Cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology and Electrophysiology from the Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands.
He specialises in Cardiac Rhythm Management and also has a PhD in this field, with a primary focus on Leadless Pacing, Subcutaneous ICD’s and Lead Extractions. Dr. Knops has participated in both the Nanostim and Micra First In Man studies and has implanted over 150 leadless pacemakers in humans. He is a medical advisor for Abbott, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and several start-up companies. Frequently he takes part as a steering committee member or PI of clinical trials in the field of CRM. He is a (co-) author of over 100 publication in peer-reviewed journals and is the Principal Investigator of the PRAETORIAN trial (NEJM 2020), which is a large international, multi-center, investigator initiated, randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of tranvenous versus Subcutaneous ICD therapy (further info on www.praetorian-trial.org). He has implanted over 400 S-ICD’s (largest single center experience in the world).