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Christian Bohris


Dornier MedTech Systems

Im Argelsrieder Feld 7

D-82234 Wessling


Tel: +49-(0)8153-888-747

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1996 Diploma (Physics), University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

1989 - 1996 University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

1992 - 1993 University of Edinburgh, Great Britain.

1992 - 1993 Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany.

Thesis: Comparison of the autocorrelation method and the HF-crosscorrelation method in blood flow imaging with ultrasound.

1996 - 1999 Ph. D., Physics, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany.

Thesis: Temperature monitoring of thermotherapy with laser or high intensity focused ultrasound by magnetic resonance imaging.



1999 PostDoc, Division of Medical Physics in Radiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany.


2000 - Present Dornier MedTech Systems, Wessling, Germany.

Job description: Project Manager, Research and Development.

Projects: Measurement techniques to evaluate medical shock wave sources, Improvement of shock wave devices, Devolopment of ultrasound monitoring systems for lithotripters, Hit / Miss control in ESWL, Cavitation research, ESWL application research.


2002 - Present Associate lecturer, University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany.

Ultrasound and shock wave physics, magnetic resonance imaging.


Articles (original research) in international peer-reviewed journals:

Quantitative MR temperature monitoring of high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy.

C. Bohris, W.G. Schreiber, J. Jenne, I. Simiantonakis, R. Rastert, H.-J. Zabel, P. Huber, R. Bader, G. Brix.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 17:603-610, 1999.


Multi-fiber application in laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy under on-line MR control.

M. Klingenberg, C. Bohris, M.H. Niemz, J.F. Bille, R. Kurek, D. Wallwiener.

Lasers in Medical Science, 15:6-14, 2000.


MR monitoring of focused ultrasound surgery in a breast tissue model in vivo.

C. Bohris, J. Jenne, R. Rastert, I. Simiantonakis, G. Brix, J. Spoo, M. Hlavac, R. Nemeth, P. Huber, J. Debus.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 19:167-175, 2001.


Hit/Miss monitoring of ESWL by spectral Doppler ultrasound.

C. Bohris, T. Bayer, C. Lechner.

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 29:705-712, 2003.


A new integrated ultrasound system for SWL

C. Bohris, H. Jensen, T. Bayer, M.L. Liong.

J Endourology, 20:863-869, 2006.


Impact of microbubbles on shock wave mediated DNA uptake into cells.

R. Bekeredjian, C. Bohris, A. Hansen, H.A. Katus, H.F. Kuecherer, S.E. Hardt.

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 33:743-750, 2007.


Ultrasound monitoring of kidney stone extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy with an external transducer: does fatty tissue cause image distortions that affect stone comminution?

C. Bohris, T. Bayer, R. Gumpinger.

J Endourology, 24:81-88, 2010.


Monitoring the coupling of the lithotripter therapy head with skin during routine shock wave lithotripsy with a surveillance camera.

C. Bohris, A. Roosen, M. Dickmann, Y. Hocaoglu, S. Sandner, M. Bader, C.G. Stief, S. Walther.

J Urol, 187:157-163, 2012.


Improvement of SWL efficacy: reduction of the respiration-induced kidney motion by using an abdominal compression plate.

C. Bohris, C. Stief, F. Strittmatter.

J Endourology 30:411-416, 2016.

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