Menno Sluijter

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Menno Emanuël Sluijter (born 31 July 1932, Haarlem) is an anaesthetist from the Netherlands.

Sluijter obtained his MD at the University of Amsterdam in 1957 and his PhD at the same institution in 1963 with the dissertation The treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning by administration of oxygen at high atmospheric pressure.[1] Sluijter is credited with the development of pulsed radiofrequency treatment. He is involved in research related to chronic pain. He is also affiliated with the Jan van Goyen Clinic in Amsterdam. He has helped to work on shifting how physicians deal with long term pain from 'pain management', to 'pain treatment.'


  1. ^ Prof. dr. M.E. Sluijter, 1932 - at the Album Academicum of the Universiteit van Amsterdam


  • Alexandre Teixeira MD, Menno E. Sluijter MD, PhD (2006): Intradiscal High-Voltage, Long-Duration Pulsed Radiofrequency for Discogenic Pain: A Preliminary Report. Pain Medicine 7 (5), pages 424–428.

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