Charles Kennergren

Charles Kennergren

Sweden

 

 

 

 

Present positions:
Senior Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Associate Professor, University of Göteborg, Surgeon-in-charge arrhythmia devices, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg
Tutor-in-charge fellows program, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg.
Teaching and course management
Organizer of, and lecturer at, multiple courses on all aspects of device treatment, nationally and internationally
International presentations, Cardiostim 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010
ACC (American College of Cardiology) 2001
Europace 1995, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2009
NASPE/HRS (North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology/Heart Rhythm Society) 1996,1997,1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2010
SATCS (Scandinavian Association for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery)
EACTS (European Association for CardioThoracic Surgery) 1998 Xth World Symposium on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 1995
XIth World Symposium on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 1999
XII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2003
Invited presenter
Cardiostim 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008. 2010, 2012, 2014
Europace 1997, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
HRS 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Congress of the European Society of Cardiology 1999, 2010
XIth World Symposium on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 1999
Progress in Clinical pacing, Rome 2000, 2010, 2012, 2014
XII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2003 Russian Cardiostim 2004
First South Russian Arrhythmia Conference, Kiev, Russia 2006
Cardiac Rhythm Management Symposium, Aarhus, Denmark, 2006 Venice Arrhythmia Meeting, Italy 2007
XIII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2007
Cleveland Clinic Symposium, HRS 2009, 2013, 2014
Ohio State University Symposium, HRS 2010
European Society of Cardiology (ESC), 2010, 2012
Lead Management Symposium, St. Thomas´Hospital, London 2010, 2013
8th, 9th and 10th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
APHRS, Hongkong 2013
CardioRhythm, Hong Kong 2015
Dead Sea Symposium, Israel 2012, 2014
Medtronic Satellite Session on CIED Complications and Infections, Nice 2014
HRC 2014, Birmingham
Société Française de Cardiologie, JEES, Paris 2014
EHRA workshop on Lead Extraction, Budapest 2015
Chairman
Cardiostim 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014
Europace 2001, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
VII Asian-Pacific symposium on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2001
NASPE/HRS 2003, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
XIII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2007
AAMI (American Association for Medical Instrumentation) 2010
First International Workshop on Lead Extraction, Pisa, 2011
Spectranetics User´s Meetings at Cardiostim & Europace 2002-2015
HRC 2014, Birmingham
EHRA Webinar on Managing Device System Infections, September 2014
CardioRhythm, Hong Kong 2015
Abstract evaluation
HRS 2010, HRS 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
ESC 2014, 2015
Cardiostim 2012, 2014
Dead Sea Symposium 2014,
Europace 2013, 2015
International Collaboration
Member of the Spectranetics Advisory Committee on laser assisted lead extraction
International member of the Boston Scientific Patient Safety Advisory Board
European representative to the AAMI (The Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation):s group for arrhythmia devices
European member of the HRS and EHRA writing groups on recommendations for lead management
Organizer of sessions for Cardiostim and Europace
Group leader (CIED) of the HRS Scientific Sessions Committee
Co-chairman of ELECTRa, the European multicenter study on lead extraction
Steering Committée member, WRAPPIT study
Investigator in a number of studies, refer to publication list
Industrial collaboration
Participant in advisory meetings with Medtronic, Guidant/Boston Scientific, Spectranetics, St. Jude Medical, Vitatron, ElaSorin, Biotronic and Mentice
Presenter on behalf of Medtronic, Guidant/Boston Scientific, Spectranetics, St. Jude Medical, Vitatron, Ela, Biotronic and Mentice
Clinical collaboration
In charge of the Sahlgrenska referral center for lead extraction
Collaboration with national and international hospitals regarding device complications and lead extraction
Invited surgeon nationally and internationally (Alingsås, Varberg, Lund, Borås, Uddevalla, Kungälv) (Egypt, Germany, Norway, Dubai, Israel, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Britain and Czech Republic)
Initiator of the working group on treatment of device related complications in Göteborg
Clinical tutorship
Education and supervision of Christer Gottfridsson MD, PhD in device implantation
Education and supervision of Jakob Gäbel MD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Jamil Bashir MD, FRCPSC, Vancouver, Canada, in device implantation and lead extraction
Education and supervision of Cecilia Rorsman-Söderström MD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Davoud Javid MD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Kahled Daghstan MD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Magnus J. Petersson MD, PhD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Ingrid Westbom MD, in device implantation
Education and supervision of Gunnar Westerberg MD, in device implantation and follow-up
Clinical proctorship
RMH, Melbourne, Australia, Prague, Czech Republic, Kiel, Bad Krozingen, Kiel, Düsseldorf, Germany, Novosibirsk, Russia, Poznan, Poland, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tel Aviv, Israel
Boards etc.
Member of the faculty group for Biomaterial Research, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg
Consultant to the Swedish Medical Board on pacing issues
PhD Thesis
“Cellular monitoring in open heart surgery” ISBN 91-628-4201-3
Publications More than one hundred abstracts and full articles, refer to publication list Referee assignments “Scand. J. of Obstetrics and Gynecology”
“Europace”
“PACE”
“Heart Rhythm”
“European Heart Journal”
“J. of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology”
“Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases”
“JACC”
“Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal”
PhD Tutor
Co-tutor to:
Hanna Nilsdotter MD, Dept of Infectious Diseases, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, pending
Vittorio Mantovani MD, Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg. PhD thesis 2006
Christian Bjurman MD, Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg May 2015