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Médecine interne _ Internal medicine

The mission of the Institut Jules Bordet's Department of Internal Medicine is to assume responsibilitiy regarding:

  • Organising, with senior doctors from other specialities, the hospital's medical activity and support for undergraduate and postgraduate students 
  • Coordinating the various sister medical specialities of internal medicine, with the exception of those represented by departments concerned specifically with medical oncology and haematology. 
  • Intensive care
  • The oncological emergencies room
  • The infectious diseases clinic.
  • Providing training in internal medicine for medical students and doctors training to be a specialist  during the core years of internal medicine studies and higher training in internal medicine. 

Research projects

Project 1 (in progress)

L’inflammation a-t-elle une implication significative dans l’évolution du cancer bronchique ?

Project 2 (in progress)

COHESIS : Collaboration and Outreach in Hematological patients with/without Sepsis

Project 3 (in progress)

IMMUNO-REA : Caractéristiques et prise en charge des patients atteints d’une tumeur solide traités par immunothérapie admis en réanimation
  • Project initiator : Dr Anne-Pascale Meert
  • Financing: Intensive oncological care unit
  • Collaboration: GrrrOH

Project 4 (in progress)

Recommandations de pratique clinique pour le patient atteint d’une affection maligne admis en unité de soins intensifs.

Our team

Head of department
Prof. Anne-Pascale Meert
   (Caroline Gustin : Secretary)

Intensive care and oncological emergencies
Prof. Thierry Berghmans, head of clinic
Dr Bogdan Grigoriu, deputy head of clinic
Dr Vito Fontana, résident

Infectious diseases clinic
Prof. Michael Aoun, head of clinic
Dr Aspasia Georgala
Dr Angela Loizidou

Medical speciality
Dr Bogdan Grigoriu, pulmonology
Dr Nicolas Mavroudakis, neurology
Dr Lorenzo Ferlini, neurology
Dr François Delhaye, cardiology
Dr Nouar Elias, cardiology
Dr Costante, endocrinology
Dr Simenon, rhumatology


 Scientific publications

Ethical climate and intention to leave among critical care clinicians: an observational study in 68 intensive care units across Europe and the United States.

Authors : Van den Bulcke B, Metaxa V, Reyners AK, Rusinova K, Jensen HI, Malmgren J, Darmon M, Talmor D, Meert AP, Cancelliere L, Zubek L, Maia P, Michalsen A, Kompanje EJO, Vlerick P, Roels J, Vansteelandt S, Decruyenaere J, Azoulay E, Vanheule S, Piers R, Benoit D
Year : 2020
Journal : Intensive Care Med
Volume : 46
Pages : 46-56

Oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Does number of metastasis matter?

Authors : Giaj-Levra N, Giaj Levra M, Berghmans T, Novello S, Hendriks LE, Levy A, Besse B, Dingemans AC
Year : 2020
Journal : Lung Cancer
Volume : 139
Pages : 216-218

Current challenges in the management of nonsmall cell lung cancer brain metastases.

Authors : Hendriks LEL, Cadranel J, Berghmans T
Year : 2020
Journal : Eur Respir J
Volume : 55

Calcitonin as a biomarker of C cell disease: recent achievements and current challenges.

Authors : Costante G, Meringolo D
Year : 2020
Journal : Endocrine
Volume : 67
Pages : 273-280

Postfracture Risk Assessment: Target the Centrally Sited Fractures First! A Substudy of NoFRACT.

Authors : Kinnard V, Baleanu F, Iconaru L, Moreau M, Paesmans M, Body JJ, Bergmann P
Year : 2020
Journal : J Bone Miner Res
Volume : 35
Pages : 827-828