Last Name

Hans Kilian Meier-Ewert, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionCardiovascular Medicine
Address72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-8947
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5240-8556
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: Evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of cardiovascular diseases; Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac evaluation of Amyloidosis Patients.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Amyloidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular
  • Clinical
  • Echo
  • Ergometry
  • Human
  • Noninvasive
  • Nuclear
  • Sleep
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  1. Yang H, Haack M, Gautam S, Meier-Ewert HK, Mullington JM. Repetitive exposure to shortened sleep leads to blunted sleep-associated blood pressure dipping. J Hypertens. 2017 Feb 06. PMID: 28169885.
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  2. Salinaro F, Meier-Ewert HK, Miller EJ, Pandey S, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL, Seldin DC, Ruberg FL. Longitudinal systolic strain, cardiac function improvement, and survival following treatment of light-chain (AL) cardiac amyloidosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Dec 12. PMID: 27965280.
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  3. Girnius S, Seldin DC, Meier-Ewert HK, Sloan JM, Quillen K, Ruberg FL, Berk JL, Doros G, Sanchorawala V. Safety and efficacy of high-dose melphalan and auto-SCT in patients with AL amyloidosis and cardiac involvement. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2014 Mar; 49(3):434-9. PMID: 24317129.
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  4. Tsai SB, Seldin DC, Quillen K, Berk JL, Ruberg FL, Meier-Ewert H, Sloan JM, Doros G, Finn KT, Skinner M, Sanchorawala V. High-dose melphalan and stem cell transplantation for patients with AL amyloidosis: trends in treatment-related mortality over the past 17 years at a single referral center. Blood. 2012 Nov 22; 120(22):4445-6. PMID: 23175664.
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  5. Haack M, Serrador J, Cohen D, Simpson N, Meier-Ewert H, Mullington JM. Increasing sleep duration to lower beat-to-beat blood pressure: a pilot study. J Sleep Res. 2013 Jun; 22(3):295-304. PMID: 23171375.
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  6. Solarz DE, Mullington JM, Meier-Ewert HK. Sleep, inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012; 4:2490-501. PMID: 22652655.
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  7. Meier-Ewert HK, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL, Ruberg FL. Cardiac amyloidosis: evolving approach to diagnosis and management. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2011 Dec; 13(6):528-42. PMID: 21989745.
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  8. Cibeira MT, Sanchorawala V, Seldin DC, Quillen K, Berk JL, Dember LM, Segal A, Ruberg F, Meier-Ewert H, Andrea NT, Sloan JM, Finn KT, Doros G, Blade J, Skinner M. Outcome of AL amyloidosis after high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation: long-term results in a series of 421 patients. Blood. 2011 Oct 20; 118(16):4346-52. PMID: 21828140.
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  9. Seldin DC, Andrea N, Berenbaum I, Berk JL, Connors L, Dember LM, Doros G, Fennessey S, Finn K, Girnius S, Lerner A, Libbey C, Meier-Ewert HK, O'Connell R, O'Hara C, Quillen K, Ruberg FL, Sam F, Segal A, Shelton A, Skinner M, Sloan JM, Wiesman JF, Sanchorawala V. High-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation for AL amyloidosis: recent trends in treatment-related mortality and 1-year survival at a single institution. Amyloid. 2011 Jun; 18 Suppl 1:127-9. PMID: 21838459.
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  10. Meier-Ewert HK, Sanchorawala V, Berk J, Finn KT, Skinner M, Seldin DC, Ruberg FL. Regression of cardiac wall thickness following chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation for light chain (AL) amyloidosis. Amyloid. 2011 Jun; 18 Suppl 1:130-1. PMID: 21838460.
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  11. Meier-Ewert HK, Berk J, Sanchorawala V, Ruberg FL. Current Diagnosis and Treatment for Cardiac Amyloidosis. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2011; 13:528-542.
  12. Mullington JM, Simpson NS, Meier-Ewert HK, Haack M. Sleep loss and inflammation. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 24(5):775-84. PMID: 21112025.
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  13. Mullington JM, Haack M, Toth M, Serrador JM, Meier-Ewert HK. Cardiovascular, inflammatory, and metabolic consequences of sleep deprivation. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Jan-Feb; 51(4):294-302. PMID: 19110131.
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  14. Biolo A, Ramamurthy S, Connors LH, O'Hara CJ, Meier-Ewert HK, Soo Hoo PT, Sawyer DB, Seldin DC, Seldin DS, Sam F. Matrix metalloproteinases and their tissue inhibitors in cardiac amyloidosis: relationship to structural, functional myocardial changes and to light chain amyloid deposition. Circ Heart Fail. 2008 Nov; 1(4):249-57. PMID: 19808299.
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  15. Leissner KB, Meier-Ewert HK, Amouzgar A, Kotov A. An uncommon extension of a left ventricular aneurysm obstructing the coronary sinus. Anesth Analg. 2007 Jul; 105(1):36-7. PMID: 17578951.
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  16. Meier-Ewert HK. Infektionskrankheiten ohne Befall des Zentralnervensystem. In Enzyklop├Ądie der Schlafmedizin. Peter H, Penzel T, Peter JH eds. Springer Medizin Verlag. Heidelberg, Germany. 2007.
  17. Meier-Ewert HK, Ridker PM, Rifai N, Regan MM, Price NJ, Dinges DF, Mullington JM. Effect of sleep loss on C-reactive protein, an inflammatory marker of cardiovascular risk. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Feb 18; 43(4):678-83. PMID: 14975482.
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  18. Mullington JM, Chan JL, Van Dongen HP, Szuba MP, Samaras J, Price NJ, Meier-Ewert HK, Dinges DF, Mantzoros CS. Sleep loss reduces diurnal rhythm amplitude of leptin in healthy men. J Neuroendocrinol. 2003 Sep; 15(9):851-4. PMID: 12899679.
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  19. Meier-Ewert HK, Gray ME, John RM. Endocardial pacemaker or defibrillator leads with infected vegetations: a single-center experience and consequences of transvenous extraction. Am Heart J. 2003 Aug; 146(2):339-44. PMID: 12891205.
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  20. Meier-Ewert HK, Labib SB, Schick EC, Gossman DE, Stix MS, Williamson CA. Paradoxical embolism in the left main coronary artery: diagnosis by transesophageal echocardiography. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Jan; 78(1):103-6. PMID: 12528885.
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  21. Meier-Ewert HK, Nesto RW. Targeting the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists--the diabetic patient. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2002; 3 Suppl 1:S20-7. PMID: 12439433.
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  22. Meier-Ewert HK, Ridker PM, Rifai N, Price N, Dinges DF, Mullington JM. Absence of diurnal variation of C-reactive protein concentrations in healthy human subjects. Clin Chem. 2001 Mar; 47(3):426-30. PMID: 11238292.
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  23. Meier-Ewert HK, Gaasch WH. What is diastolic heart failure and how do we treat it. ACC Current Journal Review Nov/Dec. 2001; 52-54.
  24. Meier-Ewert HK, Van Herwaarden MA, Gideon RM, Castell JA, Achem S, Castell DO. Effect of age on differences in upper esophageal sphincter and pharynx pressures between patients with dysphagia and control subjects. Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Jan; 96(1):35-40. PMID: 11197284.
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