Project C11

Translational Imaging of Sympathetic Innervation in Atrial Fibrillation

Principal investigators: Philipp Sebastian Lange, Christian Wenning, Lars Eckardt
Project time: 07/2013–06/2017

Papers resulting from project C11


Lange PS, Avramovic N, Frommeyer G, Wasmer K, Pott C, Eckardt L, Wenning C. Routine 18F-FDG PET/CT does not detect inflammation in the left atrium in patients with atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017;33: 1271-1276. Abstract


Wenning C, Vrachimis A, Dell Aquila A, Penning A, Stypmann J, Schafers M. Inhomogeneous myocardial stress perfusion in SPECT studies predicts future allograft dysfunction in heart transplant recipients. EJNMMI Res 2015;5: 51. Abstract


Wenning C, Lange PS, Schülke C, Vrachimis A, Mönnig G, Schober O, Eckardt L, Schafers M. Pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is associated with regional cardiac sympathetic denervation. EJNMMI Res 2013;3: 81. Abstract


Principal investigators

Christian Wenning

Dr. med. Christian Wenning
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Tel.: +49 251 83-47362

Lars Eckardt

Prof. Dr. med. Lars Eckardt
Division of Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology and Angiology
Tel.: +49 251 83-47581

Scientific staff

Nemaja Avramovic

Nemanja Avramovic
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Tel.: +49 251 83-47853

Alexis Vrachimis

Dr. med. Alexis Vrachimis
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Tel.: +49 251 83-47362

Non-scientific staff

Anne Kanzog

Anne Kanzog
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Tel.: +49 251 83-47853


Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Michael Schäfers
Tel.: +49 251 83-49300
SFB 656 MoBil
Waldeyerstraße 15
· D-48149 Münster
Tel: +49 251 83-49314 · Fax: +49 251 83-49313