Jan van der Linden
Jan van der Linden, Swedish anesthesiologist, educator. Achievements include patents for Carbon dioxide as a bacteriostatic drug in open surgical wounds (United States pantent only); Carbon dioxide gas-diffuser for insufflation of carbon dioxide and/or other gases into an open surgical wound.
Linden, Jan van der was born on November 28, 1954 in Edefors, Sweden. Son of Willem Jan and Gunilla Anna van der Linden.
Doctor of Medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1973—1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1990.
House officer University Hospital, Mainz, Germany, 1979—1980. Head of cardiac anesthesia Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, 1995—2004. Professor cardiac anesthesia and intensive care Karolinska University Hospital/Karolinska Institute, since 2004.
Surgical resident Kantonspital / University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, 1981—1982. Gp Distrikslegekontoret (Medical Center), Geilo, Norway, 1982—1983. Registrar anesthesiology University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway, 1983, Uppsala, Sweden, 1984—1990.
Senior registrar anesthesiology Royal Brompton Hospital, London, 1991—1991. Consultant, cardiac anesthesia University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden, 1992, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1993, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, 1993—1995. Tuition of students for medical theses.
Achievements include patents for Carbon dioxide as a bacteriostatic drug in open surgical wounds (United States pantent only). Carbon dioxide gas-diffuser for insufflation of carbon dioxide and/or other gases into an open surgical wound.
Married Marie Löfskog, November 16, 1968. Children: Anna, Johan.