Cardiovascular Imaging

The interdisciplinary working group "Cardiovascular Imaging" at the Institute for Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology (Director: Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Lotz) consists of members of the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, the Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, and the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine. The interdisciplinary working group includes the professorship "Cardiovascular Imaging" of Prof. Dr. med. Christian Ritter and the DZHK professorship "Real-time MRI" by Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Uecker who was jointly appointed with the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK).
 

 

For their research projects, the working group has access to a modern 3 Tesla MRI scanner (Skyra, Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen) funded by the DFG and UMG in particular for the further development and clinical translation of Real-time MRI. In addition, this scanner serves UMG-wide and external cardiovascular research projects. The working group also has a SOMATOM Definition Flash (Siemens Healthineers, Forchheim) for cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) at its disposal. Thereby, the working group provides a solid infrastructure for preclinical and clinical research projects in the field of cardiovascular imaging.

 

 

The research activities of the working group extend from the fundamental methodological development of magnetic resonance tomography to preclinical research and clinical trials. Special focuses are Real-time MRI as a research focus of the DZHK partner-site Göttingen, the development of interventional MRI procedures and functional and quantitative methods of tissue characterization (T1 / T2 mapping, myocardial feature tracking, myocardial perfusion imaging, scar imaging, flow measurements, 4D volumetry). Another focus is multimodal imaging of atrial geometry and function as well as imaging of complex congenital heart defects.

 

 

Selected Research Projects:

 

External Cooperations:

 

Associated working groups:

Research Group: Real-time MRI
Clinical and preclinical cardiac imaging
Cardiac MRI for congenital heart defects
Cardic MRI

Training

*   Radiography Certification and Training: Cardiovascular Imaging
** Moduls I and II (26.09.2018-28.09.2018)
** Module III (22.11.2018- 23.11.2018)

Contact
Dr. rer. nat. Saheeb Ahmed
Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-20874
E-Mail:
saheeb.ahmed@med.uni-goettingen.de
Dr. med. Sören Backhaus
Dr. Sören Jan Backhaus
Resident, Clinic for Cardiology and Pneumology
Phone:
0551-39-66315
E-Mail:
soeren.backhaus@med.uni-goettingen.de
Dr. med. Martin Faßhauer
Resident, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-8965
E-Mail:
martin.fasshauer@med.uni-goettingen.de
Kowallick
Dr. med. Johannes T. Kowallick
Resident, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-8965
E-Mail:
johannes.kowallick@med.uni-goettingen.de
Prof. Dr. Joachim Lotz
Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Lotz
Head, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-8965
E-Mail:
roe1@med.uni-goettingen.de
Prof. Dr. Christian Ritter
Prof. Dr. med. Christian O. Ritter, MHBA
Head Senior Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-8881
E-Mail:
christian.ritter@med.uni-goettingen.de
Dr. med. Henrik Sack
Resident, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-8965
E-Mail:
henrik.sack@med.uni-goettingen.de
Schuster
Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Schuster, PhD MBA
Senior Physician, Clinic for Cardiology and Pneumology
Phone:
0551-39-66315
E-Mail:
andreas.schuster@med.uni-goettingen.de
PD Dr. med. Wieland Staab
Senior Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-63076
E-Mail:
wieland.staab@med.uni-goettingen.de
Dr. Michael Steinmetz
Dr. med. Michael Steinmetz
Senior Physician, Clinic for Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Phone:
0551-39-66101
E-Mail:
msteinm@gwdg.de
Uecker
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Uecker
Group Leader, Real-time MRI
Phone:
0551-39-20860
E-Mail:
martin.uecker@med.uni-goettingen.de
Prof. Dr. Christina Unterberg-Buchwald
Prof. Dr. med. Christina Unterberg-Buchwald
Senior Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Phone:
0551-39-66319
Fax:
0551-39-20981
E-Mail:
unterberg@med.uni-goettingen.de
Dr. rer. nat. Xiaoquing Wang
Scientist, Real-time MRI

Mitarbeiter

Elif Dogan
project assistant
Phone:
0551-39-63963
E-Mail:
huema.dogan@med.uni-goettingen.de
Anna-Lena Hartung
MR/CT-Register der ESCR
Hans Christian Holme, M.Sc.
PhD student
Phone:
0551-39-20873
E-Mail:
christian.holme@med.uni-goettingen.de
Ulrike Köchermann
MTRA
Phone:
0551-39-8875
E-Mail:
ulrike.koechermann@med.uni-goettingen.de
Tanja Otto
MTRA
Phone:
0551-39-20864
E-Mail:
t.otto@med.uni-goettingen.de
Sebastian Rosenzweig, M.Sc.
PhD student
Phone:
0551-39-20873
E-Mail:
sebastian.rosenzweig@med.uni-goettingen.de
Anne Weber
MTRA / study nurse
Phone:
0551-39-66014
E-Mail:
anne.weber@med.uni-goettingen.de

Studenten

Florian Kohler
Florian Kohler
MD student
Kerstin Laubrock
Kerstin Laubrock
MD student
Dandan Ma, M.Eng.
MD student
Rabea Daria Pons, B.Eng.
Master student
Lennart Schlieder, B.Sc.
Master student
Nick Scholand, B.Sc.
Master student