Christian-Alexander Behrendt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Christian-Alexander Behrendt (M.D., Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon) is fellow member of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) and elected international member of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS). Christian is chair (2020-2023) of the VASCUNET committee of the ESVS. He is head of the GermanVasc research group at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and works as lead of the peripheral bypass section at the Department of Vascular Medicine, Hamburg, Germany. He is expert in real-world evidence using registry and health insurance claims data. Between 2017 and 2021, he published 30 peer-reviewed original contributions in highly-cited scientific journals. He currently serves as member of the editorial boards of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES) and VASA European Journal of Vascular Medicine. He is topical editor of the Journal of Clinical Medicine, associated editor of the BMJ Surgery, Interventions & Health Technologies (SIT), and associated editor of the section for peripheral arterial disease of the German journal Gefässchirurgie.

Christian is founding member of the International Consortium of Vascular Registries (ICVR) and the Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet) and served as project lead of numerous registry studies in Germany.

He is the principal investigator and lead of the RABATT consortium and the IDOMENEO consortium (founded by the German Federal Joint Committee). As Chair of the MDEpiNet German Chapter, he is currently developing a multidisciplinary network of cardiovascular specialists and a data privacy compliant device registry in Germany (www.mdepinet.de).

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    Head of the GermanVasc work group on cardiovascular research

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    Principal Investigator (AMG, MPG)

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    Founding Member of the MDEpiNet and ICVR

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    Project Lead Global Amputation Study and Vascunet PAD Report

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    Spokesmen of the Department of Vascular Medicine in the Hamburg City Health Study

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    Chair of the VASCUNET committee of the ESVS

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    Principal Investigator RABATT Study

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    Principal Investigator IDOMENEO Study

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    Chair MDEpiNet Chapter Germany

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    Fellow member of the ESVS

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    Guideline committee of the ESVS guideline on antithrombotics

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    Editorial board of EJVES, BMJ SIT, and VASA


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Thea Schwaneberg

Thea Schwaneberg (M.
Sc.) is researcher in the GermanVasc working group.  She completed her master programme in biostatistics and is currently working on her PhD ("Utilization of Claims Data in Vascular Research and Quality Improvement").

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    Biostatistics

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    Registry and Claims Data

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    Health Services Research


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Frederik Peters

Frederik Peters (Dr., M. Sc.) is data analyst in the GermanVasc team.  He is currently studying peripheral artery disease emplyoing health insurance claims data.  During his previous appointments at Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, the Unversity of Rostock and the Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, he worked on the interplay of health systems and morbidity and mortality of chronic diseases. His PhD thesis “ Deviating Trends in Dutch Life Expectancy Explanation and Projection“ focussed on the consequences of the transition to a fee-for-service scheme in the Netherlands.  He is a trained Epidemiologist and Medical Demographer.

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    Epidemiology

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    Medical Demography

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    Health Services Research


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Jenny Kuchenbecker

Jenny Kuchenbecker (M.
Sc.) is researcher in the GermanVasc working group.  She completed her master programme in applied statistical sciences and economic science.

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    Biostatistics

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    Methods

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    Registry and Claims Data

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    Health Services Research


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