Universitaire ziekenhuizen Leuven often referred as UZ leuven, is an academic hospital situated in Leuven, Belgium and runs in association with the university Katholieke Universiteit Leuven or KU Leuven. Dutch is main language for course studies at KU Leuven. It consists of five campuses namely at- Gasthuisberg, Lubbeek, Pellenberg, Sint-Pieter and Sint-Rafaël. The campus at Gasthuisberg is also working in association with UZ Leuven. It is the biggest and well known campuses among the five. The modern day UZ Leuven’s history is goes long back in 1080 when Sint-Pietersziekenhuis hospital was built. In English this hospital is known as Saint Peter’s hospital. Since 1426 courses are being taught in this hospital. The current state of UZ Leuven took place in 1971 at Gasthuisberg after the split of the university into French and Dutch speaking people. Since then, UZ Leuven is continuously expanding. Continuous construction is going on in some of its campuses to accommodate the increasing number of students and faculties. The UZ Leuven has a vast number of departments available for consultations. Some of the major departments at UZ Leuven are Abdominal Surgery, Anesthesiology, Breast Centre, Cardiology, Centre for human genetics, Dentistry, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Endoscopy, Fertility Centre, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, General Internal Medicine, Geriatric medicine, Gynaecology, Haematology, Intensive care medicine, Laboratory medicine, Memory clinic, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear medicine, Ophtalmology, Orthopaedic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, Paedriatrics, Pathology, Plastic and Cosmetic surgery, Physical, medicine and rehabilitation, Pneumology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Traumatology, Urology, Vascular Surgery. The hospital has about 2000 beds and over 8,800 people provide their services there. KU Leuven, the university with which it is affiliated has strength of about 55,500 students, 9,930 of whom were foreign students with over 4000 doctoral scholars. Mr. Herman baron Daems is the current chairman of the University. Due to its high quality research and quality education KU Leuven ranks as 40th globally according to Times Higher Education, 79th according to QS World University Rankings and 93rd according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The KU leuven is a research oriented university. The university has been appreciated on many grounds among top universities of Europe. The KU Leuven was ranked 35th in the world and 12th in Europe, making it the highest ranked university in the year 2015-2016 Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) university ranking among Low Countries like The Netherlands, Belgium Luxembourg.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from University Hospital Leuven that are published in OMICS International journals.