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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Bernhard Hametner

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Bernhard Hametner

Function

Scientist

Center

Health & Bioresources

Competence Unit

Biomedical Systems

E-Mail

Bernhard.Hametner(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550 4803

Address

Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna

Career

Field: Clinical Diagnostics and Therapy Monitoring

Main Research: Pulse Wave Analysis

Experience:

  • modelling and simulation of the cardiovascular system
  • pulse wave analysis
  • wave separation
  • pulse wave velocity
  • statistical analysis of hemodynamic parameters in different cohorts

  • 2007-2010: Teaching Assistent
    Vienna Unviersity of Technology / Austria
  • 2008-2012: PhD / Freelancer
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Austria
  • 2013-2013: Invited Research Fellow
    Imperial College London / United Kingdom
  • 2010-: University Lecturer
    Vienna Unviersity of Technology / Austria
  • 2007-ongoing: Member ARGESIM (Working group Simulation News, Austria)
  • 2008-ongoing: Member ASIM (Working group Simulation in German speaking countries)
  • 2013-ongoing: Member ÖGBMT (Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering)
  • 2013-ongoing: Member Artery Society (Association for Research into Arterial Structure and Physiology)
  • 2015-ongoing: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • 2009: Artery Meeting Poster Prize
  • 2013: European Meeting on Hypertension & Cardiovascular Protection (ESH), Poster Prize
  • 2016: Martin Black Prize for the best paper published in Physiological Measurement in 2015
  • 2016: European Meeting on Hypertension & Cardiovascular Protection (ESH), Best Poster Prize
  • 2017: Young Investigator Award DeGAG (Society for Arterial Stiffness in German-speaking countries)

Publications

  • Pulsatile hemodynamics in patients with exertional dyspnea – potentially of value in the diagnostic evaluation of suspected heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
    Author(s): Weber T, Wassertheurer S, O'Rourke MF, Haiden A, Zweiker R, Rammer M, Hametner B, Eber B.
    Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 61 (2013) ; 1874-1883
  • Wave reflection quantification based on pressure waveforms alone - Methods, comparison, and clinical covariates
    Author(s): Hametner B, Wassertheurer S, Kropf J, Mayer C, Holzinger A, Eber B, Weber T
    Journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 109(3) (2013) ; 250-259
  • Calculation of arterial characteristic impedance: a comparison using different blood flow models
    Author(s): Hametner B, Weber T, Mayer C, Kropf J, Wassertheurer S
    Journal: Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 19(4) (2013) ; 319-330
  • Oscillometric estimation of aortic pulse wave velocity: comparison with intra-aortic catheter measurements
    Author(s): Hametner B, Wassertheurer S, Kropf J, Mayer C, Eber B, Weber T
    Journal: Blood Pressure Monitoring, 18(3) (2013) ; 173-176
  • Reservoir and excess pressures predict cardiovascular events in high-risk patients
    Author(s): Hametner B, Wassertheurer S, Hughes A, Parker K, Weber T, Eber B.
    Journal: International Journal of Cardiology, 171 (2014) ; 31-36
  • Determinants and covariates of central pressures and wave reflections in systolic heart failure
    Author(s): Parragh S, Hametner B, Bachler M, Kellermair J, Eber B, Wassertheurer S, Weber T.
    Journal: International Journal of Cardiology, 190 (2015) ; 1023-1031
  • Assessment of Model Based (Input) Impedance, Pulse Wave Velocity, and Wave Reflection in the Asklepios Cohort
    Author(s): Hametner B, Parragh S, Mayer C, Weber T, Van Bortel L, De Buyzere M, Segers P, Rietzschel E, Wassertheurer S
    Journal: PLoS ONE, 10 (2015) ; e0141656
  • Pulse Waveform Analysis: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
    Author(s): Hametner B, Parragh S, Weber T, Wassertheurer S.
    Journal: Current Hypertension Reports, 19:73 (2017)
  • Wave intensity of aortic root pressure as diagnostic marker of left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
    Author(s): Hametner B, Parragh S, Weber T, Wassertheurer S.
    Journal: PLoS ONE, 12(6) (2017) ; e0179938
  • Unveiling the Vascular Mechanisms Behind Long-Term Effects of Coarctation Treatment Using Pulse Wave Dynamics
    Author(s): Hametner B, Bauer A, Wassertheurer S.
    Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association, 8 (2019) ; e012278
  • Diurnal and Pulsatile Hemodynamics in Individuals with Prehypertension.;
    Prehypertension and Cardiometabolic Syndrome

    Author(s): Weber T, Wassertheurer S, Hametner B, Kupka B, Mortensen K
    Publisher: Springer; 2019; 137-147
    Series: Zimlichman R, Julius S, Mancia G
  • Estimation of aortic pulse wave velocity in a healthy middle-aged cohort from carotid waveforms – comparison with carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity
    Author(s): Wassertheurer S, Weber T, Hametner B, Van Bortel L, De Buyzere M, Rietzschel E, Segers P
    Conference ESH, Milan
  • Windkessel-model derived reservoir and excess pressures predict cardiovascular events in high-risk patients
    Author(s): Hametner B, Wassertheurer S, Kropf J, Mayer C, Eber B, Weber T
  • Optimizing ventricular work: a matter of constraints
    Author(s): Hametner B, Parragh S, Mayer C, Kropf J, Wassertheurer S
    Conference I3M, Vienna
  • Changes in pulse wave velocity alone cannot predict the pulse pressure increase with age
    Author(s): Westerhof B, Weber T, Wassertheurer S, Hametner B, Westerhof N
    Conference Artery Conference, Cracow
  • A Patient-Specific Transfer Function based on a 1D Wave Propagation Model of the Arterial System
    Author(s): Hametner B, Gerstenmayer A, Parragh S, Wassertheurer S
    Conference 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan
  • Relationship between 24-hour ambulatory brachial versus aortic systolic blood pressure and left ventricular mass.The international 24 hour aortic blood pressure consortium
    Author(s): Weber T, Wassertheurer S, Protogerou A, Sharman J, Rodilla Sala E, Jankowski P, Muiesan ML, Giannattasio C, Wilkinson I, Hametner B, Pascual J, Zweiker R, Czarnecka D, Argyris A, Paini A, Salvetti M, Maloberti A, Mceniery C, Li Y, Nemcsik J, Pucci.
    Conference ESH
  • Sex differences in ambulatory central blood pressure and pulse wave reflections in untreated patients
    Author(s): Hametner B, Mayer CC, Whitelegg K, Weber T, Fitscha P, Wassertheurer S
    Conference Artery
  • Oscillometric arterial pulse wave analysis in microgravity – a feasibility study in parabolic flight
    Author(s): Hametner B, Bachler M, Möstl S, Gauger P, Heusser K, Limper U, Wassertheurer S, Tank J.
    Conference XXXVIII Annual International Gravitational Physiology Meeting, Zvenigorod, Moscow
  • Modelling and Simulation of the Cardiovascular System (2019)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Control Models in Physiology (2015)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Preparatory Course Mathematics (2016)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Biosignal analysis using Matlab (2018)
    Vienna University of Technology

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