Dr Fleerakkers Jelle



Additional expertise

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (total arterial)
  • Rhythm surgery
  • Minimally-invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Surgery

Research activities


  • Belgian Society for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons


  • Vos L.M., Fleerakkers J., Hofman F.N., van Putte B.P. Closed Chest Unilateral Thoracoscopic Ablation: Box Lesion with Radiofrequency Clamps only. European Journal of Cardiothorac Surgery. 2022 Jun 15;62(1):ezac316
  • Fleerakkers J., Hofman F.N., van Putte B.P., Boersma L.V.A. Clip the Appendage, Contain the Clot: A Small Case Series. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2020 Aug (11):845-846.17;6
  • Fleerakkers J., Hofman F.N., van Putte B.P. Totally thoracoscopic ablation: a unilateral right-sided approach. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 2020 Nov 1;58(5):1088-1090.
  • Cathenis K., Fleerakkers J., Willaert W., Ballaux P., Goossens D., Hamerlijnck R. Left-handedness in cardiac surgery: who's right? Acta Chirugica Belgica. 2020 Jun;120(3):212-216.;1-5.
  • Fleerakkers J., Sonker U., Heijmen R.H. Rapid false lumen dilation and pseudocoarctation due to inadvertent preferential false lumen perfusion using the frozen elephant trunk technique in a chronic residual aortic dissection. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Cases, Innovations and Techniques. 2020 Feb 20;6(1):101-103.
  • Fleerakkers J., Schepens M. How should we manage type B aortic dissections? General Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 2019;67(1):154–160.
  • Fleerakkers J., Schepens M., Ranschaert W., Verrelst P., Graulus E. Aortic valve replacement using the Freedom SOLO stentless bioprosthesis: clinical and haemodynamic performance in 625 patients at medium-term follow-up. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 2018;54(6):1073–1080.
  • Fleerakkers J, Degrieck I, Casselman F. Minimally invasive mitral valve repair for isolated anterior leaflet cleft in a 66-year-old Woman. Acta Chirugica Belgica. 2015;115(5):369-370.

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