Van Trappen P, de Cuypere E, Claes N. Robotic surgery in early and advanced ovarian cancer: Case selection for surgical staging and interval debulking surgery. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2022 Nov 8;280:7-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.11.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36371963. 

Van Trappen P, De Cuypere E, Claes N, Roels S. Robotic Staging of Cervical Cancer With Simultaneous Detection of Primary Pelvic and Secondary Para-Aortic Sentinel Lymph Nodes: Reproducibility in a First Case Series. Front Surg. 2022 Jun 16;9:905083. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.905083. PMID: 35784928; PMCID: PMC9244622.

Van Trappen P. Indocyanine green guidance for combined robotic pelvic and para-aortic sentinel node mapping in cervical cancer. Surg Oncol. 2022 May;41:101745. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2022.101745. Epub 2022 Mar 26. PMID: 35358912.

Delrue C, Vanwalleghem L, Paepe P, Van Trappen P. Stratified Mucin-producing Intraepithelial Lesions of the Cervix: Clinical Diversity of Cases and Literature Review. Anticancer Res. 2022 Feb;42(2):1175-1180. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.15583. PMID: 35093923.

Dumont S, Van Trappen P. The clinical and financial impact of introducing robotic-assisted hysterectomy in a tertiary referral centre: A direct cost analysis of consecutive hysterectomies during a decade. Int J Med Robot. 2021 Oct 16:e2343. doi: 10.1002/rcs.2343. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34655461.

de Bruyn A, Peeters F, Smulders K, Goffin F, Traen K, Van Trappen P, Vergote I. Observational BGOG Study of the Results of Robot-assisted Laparoscopy in 166 Patients with FIGO 2009 Stage IA1-IB1 Cervical Cancer. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2021 Nov;28(11):1920-1926. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.05.001. Epub 2021 May 14. PMID: 34000393.

Kakkos A, Ver Eecke C, Ongaro S, Traen K, Peeters F, Van Trappen P, Laenen A, Despierre E, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Vergote I, Goffin F. Robot-assisted surgery for women with endometrial cancer: Surgical and oncologic outcomes within a Belgium gynaecological oncology group cohort. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 May;47(5):1117-1123. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2020.10.005. Epub 2020 Oct 13. PMID: 33268212.

Persyn B, Van Trappen P. Robotic Hysterectomy Using a Sealing Device: Differences In Complications and Pain Scores Between Small and Large Uteri. Surg Technol Int. 2020 Jun 10;37:sti37/1309. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32520389.

Vlaamse Vereniging voor Obstetrie en Gynaecologie (VVOG): “Aanbevelingen bij diagnose en behandeling van cervix carcinoom.” Ph. Van Trappen, namens de VWOG en BIG Pelviene Oncologie 2016-2019. Gunaïkeia, 2020. 

Bénédicte Persyn, Philippe Van Trappen. Leverkapselruptuur bij normotensief HELLP-syndroom. Gunaïkeia Vol 24 nr 5, 2019.

Vergote I, Magrina JF, Zanagnolo V, Magtibay PM, Butler K, Gil-Moreno A, Feijoo BD, Kimmig R, Canis M, Bourdel N, Ind T, Estape R, Persson J, Lim P, Coronado P, Ponce J, Lambaudie E, Van Gorp T, Maggioni A, Narducci F, Van Niewwenhuysen E, Van Trappen P.  The LACC Trial and Minimally Invasive Surgery in Cervical Cancer. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2020 Feb;27(2):462-463. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2019.09.767. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Martin Rudnicki, Philippe van Trappen, Paul van Kesteren. Hysterectomy-Should All Residents Learn to Perform It? Editorial Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2019 Jan;98(1):5-6. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13507.

Rudnicki M, Van Trappen P, van Kesteren P. Hysterectomy-Who should be trained to do it? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2019 Jun;98(6):814. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13571.

Maggen C, Van Huysse J, Van Trappen P. Simple Vaginal Trachelectomy for Small Volume Cervical Cancer: Case Report and Review of the Literature. EC Gynaecology 5.3(2017):83-90.

Neutens S, Van Trappen P. Eerste Robotgeassisteerde Fertiliteitsparende Baarmoederhalskankeroperatie in Vlaanderen. AZ Link (Sint-Jan Brugge) 35:7-9, 2017.

Coryn N, Serkei E, Weyers S, Van Trappen P. De pil Anno 2016: welke keuze en waarom? Tijdschr. voor Geneeskunde, 72, nr 18, 2016.

Hoste G, Van Trappen P. Robotic hysterectomy using the Vessel Sealer for myomatous uteri: technique and clinical outcome. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2015 Sep 30;194:241-244.


Segaert A, Traen K, Van Trappen P, Peeters F, Leunen K, Goffin F, Vergote I. Robot-Assisted Radical Hysterectomy in Cervical Carcinoma: The Belgian Experience. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2015 Nov;25(9):1690-6.


Sap K, Van Trappen Ph. Paradigm shift in the management of gynaecological cancers. EMJ Oncol 2015;3:12–8.


P. Van Trappen. Centralisatie door regionalisatie van gynaecologische kankerzorg:
Europees model? Gunaikeia, Vol 20;3:29-33,2015.


De Greve T, Vanwalleghem L, Van Hoof A, Coenegrachts K, Van Trappen P. An unusual cervical tumor as presentation of a non-hodgkin lymphoma. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2014;2014:549619.

Mehra G, Weekes A, Vantrappen P, Visvanathan D, Jeyarajah A. Laparoscopic assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy for cervical carcinoma: morbidity and long-term follow-up. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2010 Mar;36(3):304-8.

Kruse AJ, Bottenberg MJ, Tosserams J, Slangen B, van Marion AM, van Trappen PO. The absence of high-risk HPV combined with specific p53 and p16INK4a expression patterns points to the HPV-independent pathway as the causative agent for vulvar squamous cell carcinoma and its precursor simplex VIN in a young patient. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2008 Oct;27(4):591-5.

S Bishara, M Griffin, A Cargill, A Bali, ME Gore, SB Kaye, JH Shepherd, PO Van Trappen.Pre-treatment white blood cell subtypes as prognostic indicators in ovarian cancer.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol. 138:71-75, 2008.

PO Van Trappen, B Rufford, TD Mills, SA Sohaib, JAW Webb, A Sahdev, N Ali, MJ Carroll, KE Britton, RH Reznek, IJ Jacobs. Differential diagnosis of adnexal masses: risk of malignancy index, ultrasonography, MR imaging and radioimmunoscintigraphy.
Int J Gynecol Cancer, 17:61-67, 2007.

T Hagemann, T Bozanovic, S Hooper, A Ljubic, VIF Slettenaar, JL Wilson, N Singh, SA Gayther, JH Shepherd, PO Van Trappen. Molecular profiling of primary cervical cancers, lymph node micrometastases and recurrent tumours.
Br J Cancer, 96: 321-328, 2007.

PO Van Trappen, T Cullup, R Troke, S Gayther, D Swann, C Mein. Somatic mitochondrial DNA mutations and polymorphisms in primary and metastatic ovarian cancer.
Gynecol Oncol, 104: 129-133, 2007.

J Balega, PO Van Trappen. The sentinel lymph node in gynaecological malignancy.
Cancer Imaging, 28(6): 7-15, 2006.

PO Van Trappen and MS Pepper. Lymphangiogenesis in female reproductive cancers.
Angiogenesis, 8(2): 137-145, 2005.

SA Sohaib, TD Mills, A Sahdev, JA Webb, PO Van Trappen, I Jacobs and RH Reznek. The role of MRI in patients with adnexal masses identified on ultrasound.
J Clin Radiol, 60: 340-348, 2005.

T. Bozanovic and PO Van Trappen. Gynaecological cancer and genetics. Cervical cancer and genetics.
Gynaecology Forum, 10(1): 24-27, 2005.

A Bali, A Weekes, P Van Trappen, A Jeyarajah, D Querleu. Central pelvic recurrence seven years after radical vaginal trachelectomy.
Gynecol Oncol, 96: 854-856, 2005.

PO Van Trappen, D Steele, DG Lowe, S Baithun, P Levey, N Beasley, J Krishnan, JH Shepherd, MS Pepper, D Jackson, JP Sleeman, IJ Jacobs. Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C and VEGF-D, and their receptor VEGFR-3, during the different stages of cervical carcinogenesis.
J Pathol, 201: 544-554, 2003.

G Zhu, L Reynolds, T Crnogorac-Jurcevic, CE Gillett, EA Dublin, JF Marshall, D Barnes, C D’Arrigo, PO Van Trappen, NR Lemoine and IR Hart. Combination Of Microdissection And Microarray Analysis To Identify Gene Expression Changes Between Differentially Located Tumor Cells In Breast Cancer.
Oncogene, 22: 3742-3748, 2003.

SAA Sohaib, A Sahdev, PO Van Trappen, I Jacobs, RH Reznek. Characterisation of adnexal mass lesions on magnetic resonance imaging.
Am J Radiol, 180: 1297-1304, 2003.

EC Kohn, IJ Fidler, D Fishman, R Jaffe, LA Liotta, P Van Trappen, GB Mills, C Trope. Discussion: Metastasis and angiogenesis in epithelial ovarian cancer.
Gynecol Oncol, 88: S37-S42, 2003.

N Ali, H Jan, PO Van Trappen, F Nasreen, A Canizales, MJ Carroll, M Granowska, IJ Jacobs, KE Britton. Tc-99m SM3 radioimmunoscintigraphy (RIS) and its distinction between malignant and benign adnexal masses.
Br J Obstet Gynaecol, 110: 508-514, 2003.

PO Van Trappen and MS Pepper. Lymphatic dissemination of tumour cells and the formation of tumour micrometastases.
Lancet Oncol, 3: 44-52, 2002.

Beasley NJP, Prevo R, Banerji S, Leek R, Moore J, Van Trappen PO, Cox G, Harris AL, Jackson DG. Intratumoural lymphangiogenesis and lymph node metastasis in head and neck cancer.
Cancer Res, 62: 1315-1320, 2002.

PO Van Trappen, A Ryan, M Carroll, C Lecoeur, L Goff, V Gyselman, B Young, D Lowe, MS Pepper, JH Shepherd, I Jacobs. A model for co-expression pattern analysis of genes implicated in angiogenesis and tumour cell invasion in cervical cancer.
Br J Cancer, 87: 537-544, 2002.

Van Trappen PO, Gyselman VG, Lowe DG, Ryan A, Oram DH, Bosze P, Weekes AR, Shepherd JH, Dorudi S, Bustin SA, Jacobs IJ. Molecular quantification and mapping of lymph node micrometastases in cervical cancer.
Lancet, 357: 15-20, 2001.

PO Van Trappen, MS Pepper. Lymphangiogenesis and lymph node microdissemination.
Gynecol Oncol, 82: 1-3, 2001.

P. Van Trappen, R. Serreyn, A. E. Elewaut, V. Cocquyt, S. Van Belle. Abdominal pain with anorexia in patients with breast carcinoma.
Ann Oncol, 9: 1243-1245, 1998.

P. Van Trappen. Screening and Diagnosis of Gynaecological Cancers: pre-operative assessment of the adnexal mass.
The Diplomate (RCOG), 5(3): 208-214, 1998.

P. Van Trappen, K. Verbeken, M. Temmerman. Pre-eclampsia and chromosomal anomalies.
J Obstet Gynaecol, 18(6): 550-552, 1998.

P. Van Trappen, P. De Sutter, M. Dhont. Vaginoplasty by inverted perineal and labia minora flaps - a retrospective study.
J Obstet Gynaecol, 17(4): 379-382, 1997.

I. Buytaert, A. Elewaut, P. Van Trappen. Liver diseases in pregnancy.
Belgian J Medecine, 52 (3): 213-216, 1996.

P. Van Trappen, R. Serreyn, C. De Potter. Estrogen receptor incidence in ductal carcinoma in-situ: estimated benefit following anti-estrogen therapy.
Acta Clinica Belgica, 51(3): 205, 1996.

P. Van Trappen, R. Van den Broecke, H. Depypere, C. De Potter, R. Serreyn. Histopathology of microcalcifications in the breast and immunohistochemistry of ductal carcinoma in-situ lesions.
Acta Clinica Belgica, 51(3): 207, 1996.

F.M. Belpaire, P. Wynant, P. Van Trappen, M. Dhont, A. Verstraete, M.G. Bogaert. Protein binding of propranolol and verapamil enantiomers in maternal and foetal serum.
Br J Clin. Pharmac, 39: 190-193, 1995.


PO Van Trappen, I Jacobs. Controversies and new trends in staging ovarian and fallopian tube carcinoma. Chapter 20. CME J Gynecol Oncol. 6: 260-266, 2001.

PO Van Trappen and IJ Jacobs. The genetics and molecular biology of gynaecological cancer. Gynaecology, Chapter 36: 527-543. Editors: R Shaw, WP Soutter, SL Stanton, 3rd Edition, 2003.


Van Trappen P. Real-time quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for the detection of occult micrometastases in cervical cancer patients. Interactive CD-ROM of Gynaecological Oncology with 40 selected international speakers, IGCS, 1999.