What did we learn from the German Carotid Registry
Andreas Kühnl, Munich, Germany
Friday, 06 December 2019 | 13.30-15.05 | CAD 5 | Lecture Hall B
Andreas Kuehnl, MPH, MBA, is a vascular surgeon and leader of a research group at the Department for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital rechts der Isar in Munich (Prof. H.-H. Eckstein), which focus on the analysis of real-world data. Between 2016 and 2019, he was head of project management, and personal assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of the University Hospital rechts der Isar (Prof. M. Schwaiger).
The main research topics of Professor Kuehnl are secondary data analyses of the nationwide quality assurance registry for CEA and CAS, and the German hospital episodes DRG database. The particular emphasis of research is on volume-outcome relationship, spatial interaction, and regional differences regarding the epidemiology, treatment, and outcome of surgery for aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, carotid stenosis, and acute mesenteric infarction.
Since 2009, he is also secretary of the steering group for the first edition and (since 2015) the update of the German-Austrian S3-Guideline for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of extracranial carotid stenosis. In addition, Andreas Kuehnl contributed to a subgroup analysis of the Carotid Stenosis Trialists Collaboration, to a Cochrane review on leadership interventions, and a couple of studies on vascular biology