Giovanna Ferraioli: Physical background
August 22, 2017

Christoph F Dietrich: Introduction and opening remarks

Christoph F Dietrich - Chair

Presentation: Introduction and opening remarks

When: 07/09/2017

Location: Chefarzt Medizinische Klinik 2 Facharzt für Innere Medizin, Gastroenterologie, Geriatrie, Hämatologie-Onkologie, Pneumologie und Palliativmedizin; MBA


Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Frank Dietrich

Nationality: German
Professional status: Head of the 2nd Department of Medicine, Caritas-Krankenhaus, Uhlandstr. 7, D-97980 Bad Mergentheim (Germany),
Tel.: +49-(0)7931-58-2201, Fax: +49-(0)7931-58-2290,

II Qualifications, universities or colleges attained (with degrees)
1981-85 Medical education: Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany

Scholarship: Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
Studies in philosophy, politics and history (MA), University Hannover
1985 Medical education in Gastroenterology (Sevilla, Spain)
1985-86 Medical Education at New York Medical College, USA
1986 Pre-registration House Officer (Montpellier, France)
1987 German medical examination, Approbation
1988/91 ECFMG Certification, USA

III Postgraduate medical training, academic grades, positions
1989-91 Doctorate “The value of NMR in pituitary disorders”
1997 Specialist in Internal Medicine
1999 Habilitation
2000 Specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2002 Specialist in “Pneumology”
2005 Professorship (Apl), University Frankfurt
2006 Fellowship in Gastroenterology (EBG)
2007-11 EFSUMB, Honorary secretary
2008 Specialist in Hematology and Oncology
2009 Specialist in Palliative care medicine
2009 Specialist in Geriatric Medicine
2009 Specialist in Proctology
2010-12 MBA International Hospital & Healthcare Management (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)
2012-13 President of the German Association of Endoscopy and Imaging (DGE-BV)
2013-15 EFSUMB, President
2014 郑州大学(第一临床学院和第一附属医院)荣誉教授 (rongyu jiaoshou)/Zhengzhou University)
2015-17 WFUMB, Administrative Council
2015-17 EFSUMB, Past President
2016-17 Top Medical Doctor (FOCUS)
2016 Associate Editor: Z Gastroenterol, Endosc Ultrasound

1. Dietrich CF, Lee JH, Herrmann G, Teuber G, Roth WK, Caspary WF, Zeuzem S. Enlargement of perihepatic lymph nodes in relation to liver histology and viremia in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Hepatology 1997;26:467-472.
2. Dietrich CF, Stryjek-Kaminska D, Teuber G, Lee JH, Caspary WF, Zeuzem S. Perihepatic lymph nodes as a marker of therapeutic response in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection. Am J Roentgenol (AJR) 2000;174:699-704.
3. Dietrich CF, Ignee A, Trojan J, Fellbaum C, Schuessler G. Improved characterization of histologically proven liver tumours by contrast enhanced ultrasonography during the portal venous and specific late phase of SHU 508A. Gut 2004;53:401-405.
4. Dietrich CF, Mertens JC, Braden B, Schuessler G, Ott M, Ignee A. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven liver hemangiomas. Hepatology 2007; 45(5):1139-1145.
5. Dietrich CF, Hirche TO, Ott M, Ignee A. Real-time tissue elastography in the diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis. Endoscopy 2009; 41(8):718-720.
6. Dietrich CF, Averkiou MA, Correas JM, Lassau N, Leen E, Piscaglia F. An EFSUMB Introduction into Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (DCE-US) for Quantification of Tumour Perfusion. Ultraschall Med 2012; 33(4):344-351.
7. Claudon M, Dietrich CF (co-first author), Choi BI, Cosgrove DO, Kudo M, Nolsøe CP, Piscaglia F, Wilson SR, Barr RG, Chammas MC, Chaubal NG, Chen MH, Clevert DA, Correas JM, Ding H, Forsberg F, Fowlkes JB, Gibson RN, Goldberg BB, Lassau N, Leen EL, Mattrey RF, Moriyasu F, Solbiati L, Weskott HP, Xu HX. Guidelines and Good Clinical Practice Recommendations for Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in the Liver - Update 2012. Ultraschall Med 2013; 34(1):11-29.
8. Dietrich CF, Lorentzen T, Appelbaum L, Buscarini E, Cantisani V, Correas JM, Cui XW, D’Onofrio M, Hocke M, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kabaalioğlu A, Nolsøe CP, Gilja OH, Leen E, Nicolau C, Radzina M, Serra C, Sidhu P, Sparchez Z, Piscaglia F. EFSUMB guidelines on interventional ultrasound, part III (long version): Abdominal treatment procedures. Ultraschall Med 2016; 37(1):E1-E32.
9. Dietrich CF, Goudie A, Chiorean L, Cui XW, Gilja OH, Dong Y, Abramowicz JS, et al. Point of Care Ultrasound: A WFUMB Position Paper. Ultrasound Med Biol 2017;43:49-58.
10. Dietrich CF, Sahai AV, D'Onofrio M, Will U, Arcidiacono PG, Petrone MC, Hocke M, et al. Differential diagnosis of small solid pancreatic lesions. Gastrointest Endosc 2017 (epub in advance).
11. Dietrich CF, Bamber J, Berzigotti A, Bota S, Cantisani V, Castera L, Cosgrove D, et al. EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Long Version). Ultraschall Med 2017.
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