Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Enrique Lopez Hänninen

Head of Department: PD Dr. Enrique Lopez Hänninen

Higher Education, Training and Qualifications

  • 1985-1992    
    Medical studies at Hannover Medical University
    and Cornell University, New York  
  • Career
    • 1992 - 1995    
      Centre for Internal Medicine, Hannover Medical University
    • 1995 – 2007   
      Clinic for Radiation Therapy, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Virchow-Klinikum Campus; research assistant and consultant
    • 2004 - 2007
      Deputy Director of Charité Centre 6, Clinic for Radiotherapy, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Virchow-Klinikum Campus for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
    • Since 2008                                                                                                                          Head of Department at Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Martin Luther Hospital, Berlin
  • Membership of Professional Associations / Honorary positions
    • German X-Ray Society
    • European Society for Radiology
  • Selection of Publications 2005 - 2010
    Original work
    • 1. Lopez Hänninen E, Denecke T, Stelter L, Pech M, Podrabsky P, Neuhaus P, Ricke J, Schindler R, Felix R, Tullius S. Preoperative evaluation of living kidney donors using multirow detector computed tomography: comparison with digital subtraction angiography and intraoperative findings. Transplant International 2005; 18:1134-1141
    • 2. Lopez Hänninen E,  Ricke J, Pech M, Amthauer H,  Röttgen R, Böhmig M, Langrehr J, Denecke T, Rosewicz S, Felix R.  Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: image quality, ductal morphology, and value of additional T2- and T1-weighted images in suspected pancreatic cancer. Acta Radiologica 2005; 46:117-125
    • 3. Lopez Hänninen E, Pech M, Jonas S, Ricke J, Thelen A, Langrehr J, Hintze R, Benckert C, Röttgen R, Denecke T, Winter L, Neuhaus P, Felix R. Magnetic resonance imaging including magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography for tumor localization and therapy planning in malignant hilar obstructions. Acta Radiol 2005; 46(5):462-70.    
    • 4. Lopez Hänninen E, Pech M, Ricke J, Röttgen R, Lehmkuhl L, Pinkernelle J, Felix R, Langrehr J. Magnetic resonance imaging of cystic pancreatic lesions: differentiation of benign and malignant lesions status. Acta Radiologica  2006; 47:121-9.
    • 5. Stroszczynski C, Gaffke G, Gnauck M, Streitparth F, Wieners G,  Lopez Hänninen E. Current status of MRI diagnostics with liver-specific contrast agents Gd-EOB-DTPA and Gd-BOPTA. Der Radiologe 2005; 44 (12):1185-91.
    • 6. Lopez Hänninen E, Ricke J. Interventionelle Radiotherapie bei hepatozellulärem Karzinom und cholangiozellulärem Karzinom. Der Gastroenterolge 2009; 4: 340-346
    • 7. Stroszczynski C, Gaffke G, Gnauck M, Streitparth F, Wieners G,  Lopez Hänninen E. Current status of MRI diagnostics with liver-specific contrast agents Gd-EOB-DTPA and Gd-BOPTA. Der Radiologe 2005; 44 (12):1185-91.
    • 8. Langrehr J, Petersen I, Pfitzmann R, Lopez Hänninen E. Results of treatment strategies in malignant epitheloid hemangioendothelioma. Der Chirurg 2005; 76 (12):1161-7
    • 9.  Langrehr J, Pfitzmann R, Hermann R, Radke C, Neuhaus P, Pech M, Denecke T, Lopez Hänninen E. Hepatocellular carcinoma in association with hepatic focal nodular hyperplasia. Acta Radiologica 2006; 47 (4):340-4.
    • 10.  Pinkernelle J, Neumann U, Lopez Hänninen E. A rare complication of a giant liver hemangioma. Acta Radiologica 2007 (48): 142-4.
    • 11. Winter L, Pinkernelle J, Bruhn H, Neumann U, Langrehr J, Neuhaus P, Ricke J, Felix R, Lopez Hänninen E.  Magnetic resoncance imaging of suspected rectal carcinoma at 3 Tesla: Determining tumor localization, stage and sphincter saving resectability. Acta Radiol  2007; 48: 379-87.
    • 12. Denecke T, Amthauer H, Lopez Hänninen E.  PET-CT visualises inflammatory activity of pulmonary artery aneurysms in Behcet disease. EJNM 2007; 34(6): 970
    • 13. Streitparth F, Pech M, Figolska S, Denecke T, Grieser C, Pascher A, Jonas S, Langrehr J, Ricke J, Neuhaus P, Felix R, Lopez Hänninen E. Living related liver transplantation: preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of hepatic vasculature of donor candidates. Acta Radiol 2007 (48): 20-26. 
    • 14. Langrehr JM, Bahra M,  Kristiansen G, Bausch B, Neumann  L, Neumann HPH, Plöckinger U, Lopez Häninnen E. Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor with bilateral pheochromocytoma: A rare manifestation of Hippel-Lindau´s disease in a child. J Pediatr Surg 2007; 42(7):1291-4.
    • 15. Denecke T, Langrehr J, Lopez Hänninen E. Transhepatic computed tomography-guided management of bleeding hepatic arterial pseudoaneurysm inaccessible for angiography in a liver transplant recipient. Transplant International 2007; 20(8):728-30.
    • 16. Denecke T, Steffen I, Hildebrandt B, Streitparth B, Rühl R, Stiepani H, Ricke J, Langrehr J, Amthauer H, Lopez Hänninen E. Assessment of local control after laser induced thermotherapy of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: contribution of FDG-PET in patients with clinical suspicion of progressive disease. Acta Radiol 2007; 48: 821-30.
    • 17. Denecke T, Rühl R, Hildebrandt B, Stelter L, Grieser C, Stiepani H, Werk M, Podrabsky P, Plotkin M, Amthauer H, Ricke J, Lopez Hänninen E. Planning transarterial radioembolization of colorectal liver metastases with Yttrium 90 microspheres: evaluation of a sequential diagnostic approach using radiologic and nuclear medicine techniques. Eur Radiol 2008; 18: 792-802.
    • 18. Denecke T, Lopez Hänninen E. Brachytherapy of liver metastases. Recent Results Cancer Res 2008; 177:95-104
    • 19. Denecke T, Fröling V, Grieser C, , Avgenaci M, Stelter L,   Lehmkuhl L, Streitparth F, Langrehr J, Neuhaus P, Lopez Hänninen E. Multislice computed tomography using a triple-phase phase contrast protocol for preoperative assessment of hepatic tumor load in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma before liver transplantation. Transplant Int 2008; 22(4). 395-402.
    • 20. Grieser C, Denecke T, Langrehr J, Hamm B, Lopez Hänninen E. Sclerosing mesenteritis as a rare cause of upper abdominal pain.  Acta Radiol 2008; 49 (7): 744-6.
    • 21. Grieser C, Denecke T, Langrer J, Lopez Hänninen E. Clinical challenges and Images in GI. Mesenteric lipoma with pancreatic heterotopy.  Gastroenteroloy 2008; 135(3): 741.
    • 22. Winter L, Langrehr J, Lopez Hänninen E. Primary angiosarcoma of the abdominal aorta. Multidetector row computed tomography. Abdom Imaging 2009; 22 (epub ahead of print)
    • 23. Mohnike K, Wieners G, Schwartz F, Seidensticker M, Pech M, Ruehl R, Wust P, Lopez Hänninen E, Gademann G, Peters N, Berg T, Malfertheiner P, Ricke J. Computed tomography-guided high dose brachytherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma: safety, efficacy and effect on survival. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010; 22 (epub ahead of print)
    • 24. Grieser C, Denecke T, Steffen IG, Avgenaki M, Fröhling V, Mogl M, Schnapauff D, Lehmkuhl L, Stelter L, Streitparth F, Langrehr J, Rothe JH, Hamm B, Lopez Hänninen E. Multidetector computed tomography for preoperative assessment of hepatic vasculature and prediction of splenic artery steal syndrome in patients with liver cirrhosis before transplantation. Eur Radiol 2010; 20: 108-117
    • 25. Steffen IG, Wust P, Rühl R, Grieser C, Schnapauff D, Lüdemann L, Grabik W, Ricke J, Amthauer H, Hamm B, Lopez Hänninen E, Denecke T. Value of combined PET/CT for radiation planning in CT guided percutaneuous interstitial high dose rate single fraction brachyherapy for colorectal liver metastases.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010; 5 (epub ahead of print)