PD Dr. sc.
Sven Knecht

Research Engineer

University Hospital Basel

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Research Focus

Cardiovascular & Perioperative Medicine

Area of Research


Approved Research Projects

  • Left atrial substrate characterization based on bipolar voltage electrograms acquired with multipolar, focal and mini-electrode catheters- the CHAZE-Substrate study
  • Enhanced Signal Analysis Algorithms for Improved Discrimination Between Far-field and Near-field Intracardiac Electrograms in Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation Procedures for Cardiac Arrhythmias


    National Collaborations

    • Inselspital Bern – Prof Tobias Reichlin,
    • Universitätsspital Zürich (USZ) - PD Ardan Saguner
    • Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV) – Dr Adrian Luca, Prof E. Pruvot
    • Department of Biomedical Engineerin - Center for medical Image Analysis & Navigation – Prof Philippe Cattin
    • Kantonsspital St. Gallen (KSSG) – Prof Peter Ammann
    • Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) – Prof Joris Pascal
    • Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) – Prof Reto Wildhaber
    • Unispital Basel (USB) – Radiology Department – Dr Maurice Pradella
    • Schiller AG – Ramun Schmid

    International Collaborations

    • Department of Cardiology, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia - PD Dr Nicola Pavlovic; Dr Ivan Zelkovic

    Ongoing Research Projects

    • Data analysis of Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Pulmonary Vein Isolation Registry (SWISS-AF-PVI)

    Research Team

    Dr. Vincent Schlageter

    Research Engineer

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    David Spreen


    Phone +41 61 556 55 58