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DR. MED. BORIS KEWELOH

Cardiologist, Rhythmologist
Curriculum Vitae


2019 – today

Rhythmologist, Heart Center Hirslanden Zurich


2015 – today

Founder and managing director of Cardiolectra GmbH, Berlin


2012 – today

Support / proctoring of rhythmology at Sana Heart Center Cottbus, Hospital Eberswalde and Vivantes Tempelhof Clinic/Berlin


2012 – 2018

Deputy Clinic director and head of rhythmology, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin, akadem. Teaching hospital of the Charité, Berlin


2006 – 2012

Senior physician Accident Hospital Berlin, Academ. Teaching Hospital of the Charité (Prof. Kleber)


1997 – 2006

Assistant doctor
2001/2006 Rudolf Virchow Clinic and Franz Vollhard Clinic, Charité Berlin
1998/2001 University Hospital Göttingen
1997/1998 University Hospital Grosshadern Munich


Studies & diplomas


2015

Additional qualification in interventional cardiology of the German Society for Cardiology


2014

Additional qualification in special rhythmology from the German Society for Cardiology


2006

Cardiologist, Berlin Medical Association

Additional qualification in internal intensive medicine, Berlin Medical Association


2005

Specialist in internal medicine, Berlin Medical Association


1996

Doctorate on the energetics of heart failure, University of Freiburg i. Brsg. (Prof. Hasenfuß, Prof. Holubarsch)


1990 – 1996

Studies
1996 University of Düsseldorf (state examination)
1995 – 1996 University of Uppsala, Sweden
1995 – 1996 Free University of Berlin
1990 – 1994 University of Freiburg i. Brsg

Ventricular tachycardia ablations

Ablation of atrial fibrillation and other supraventricular tachycardias

Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD), resynchronization devices (CRT) and event recorders

Atrial appendage closure

Coronary angiography and coronary dilatation

EKG, long-term EKG, stress EKG, echocardiography

German, English, Swedish


Selected original publications

Catheter Ablation of Brugada Syndrome, Krieger K, Steinfurt J, Lenz C, Keweloh B JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology Apr 2017, 383; DOI: 10.1016/j.jacep.2017.02.014

Influence of pyruvate on economy of contraction in isolated rabbit myocardium. Keweloh B, Janssen PM, Siegel U, Datz N, Zeitz O, Hermann HP. Eur J Heart Fail. 2007 Aug;9(8):754-61. Epub 2007 May 29.

Meyer M, Keweloh B, Güth K, Holmes J, Pieske B, Lehnart SE, Just H, Hasenfuss G. Frequency-dependence of myocardial energetics in failing human myocardium as quantified by a new method for the measurement of oxygen consumption in muscle strip preparations. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1998 Aug;30(8):1459-70


Selected Abstracts/Poster

Successful catheter ablation of Brugada syndrome – Repeated administration of ajmaline to unmask and ablate the entire epicardial substrate leads to acute and short-term 12-lead ECG normalization at 3 months follow-up, Krieger K, Steinfurt J, Lenz C, Bruch L, Keweloh B Poster, DGK Herbsttagung Berlin 2017

Successful Ablation of three fast ventricular tachycardia (VT) morphologies under circulatory support with a percutaneous extracorporal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Krieger K, Schrade F, Schrage MO, Lenz C, Bruch L, Keweloh B Oral presentation, 8th Euro VT/VF Meeting Berlin 2016

Outcome and procedural parameters in atrial fibrillation ablation guided by focal impulse and rotor mapping: results from the european focal impulse and rotor modulation registry. G.Noelker, T. Szili-Torok, S.g.Spitzer, P.Sommer, T.Denecke, J.Brachmann, B.Keweloh, G.Jansen, A.Luik, G.Hindricks P5318, ESC 2016 Rome

20 years later – Reablation of an incessant atrial tachycardia in a patient with dextrocardia (situs inversus totalis) Krieger K, Parsi E, Schrage MO, Lenz C, Keweloh B Plakat, jesienna konferencja DGK Berlin 2015

Pulmonary vein isolation with the nMARQ ablation catheter: single-center experience with the first 20 cases Keweloh B, Schrage MO, Krieger K, Bruch L, Lenz C Heart Rhythm Society 2014, San Francisco, PO04-98

Small balloon, single freeze, cryo isolation of the pulmonary veins is highly effective in treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation Keweloh B, Winterhalter M, Siaplaouras S, Calmez G, Kleber FX ESC 2009, Barcelona, Abstract 81147

Small balloon, single freeze, cryo isolation of the pulmonary veins is highly effective in treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and can be minimized to a PTCA like procedure Keweloh B, Winterhalter M, Siaplaouras S, Calmez G, Kleber FX Cardiovascular Research Technologies, Washington 02/2009, Poster

SERCA 2a Überexpression in transgenen Ratten verschlechtert die Ökonomie der myokardialen Kontraktion. Keweloh B, Domeier E, Franz WM. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie, Supplement, 4/2002

Hermann HP, Arp J, Baron S, Keweloh B. Improved systolic and diastolic myocardial function with intracoronary pyruvate in patients with congestive heart failure. Circulation, Suppl. To Vol. 102, No 18, October 31, 2000

Keweloh B, Zeitz O, Siegel U, Wehling M, Datz N, Hermann HP, Hasenfuss G, Janssen PML. Pyruvat wirkt positiv inotrop, erhöht den SR-Ca2+ Gehalt und hat keinen Einfluss auf die Ökonomie der myokardialen Kontraktion. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie, 89, Supplement 5/2000

Keweloh B, Hünlich M, Siegel U, Zeitz O, Janssen PML, Hasenfuss G. Pyruvate acts positive inotropic and does not change economy of myocardial contraction in rabbit and human myocardium. European Heart Journal, Suppl. To Vol. 20, Abstr. 892, Aug. 1999

Janssen PML, Zeitz O, Keweloh B, Siegel U, Maier LS, Pieske B, Prestle J, Lehnart S, Hasenfuss G. Direct cardio-depressive effect of Cyclosporine A in human and rabbit myocardium: measurements of contractile parameters, SR calcium-content, and myofilament responsiveness. European Heart Journal, Suppl. To Vol. 20, Abstr. P2850, Aug. 1999

Meyer M, Keweloh B, Hasenfuss G. Frequency-dependence of myocardial energetics in failing human myocardium. Circulation, Suppl. To Vol. 94, No 8, Abstr. 0726, Oct. 1996

Hasenfuss G, Meyer M, Pieske B, Holmes J, Keweloh B, Just H. Energetic consequences of diastolic dysfunction in failing human myocardium. European Heart Journal, Suppl. To Vol.17., Abstr. P2417, Aug. 1996

Meyer M, Keweloh B, Lehnart SE, Just H, Hasenfuss G. Die Diffusionsmethode: Ein neues Verfahren zur Messung des Sauerstoffverbrauches an isolierten Myokardstreifen Zeitschrift für Kardiologie 83, Abstr. 122, 1994