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Claus Niemann, M.D.

Anesthesiologist

Additional Languages

German

Education

Ludwig-Maximillian University 1993

Residencies

Cook County Hospital, Transitional 1997

Fellowships

UCSF, Anesthesiology 2000
UCSF, Research, Liver Transplant 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Niemann CU. Abdominal transplantation. Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Dec; 31(4):ix-x.
  2. Kalamas AG, Niemann CU. Patients with chronic kidney disease. Med Clin North Am. 2013 Nov; 97(6):1109-22.
  3. Parekh J, Roll GR, Feng S, Niemann CU, Hirose R. Peri-operative hyperglycemia is associated with delayed graft function in deceased donor renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul-Aug; 27(4):E424-30.
  4. Everson GT, Hoefs JC, Niemann CU, Olthoff KM, Dupuis R, Lauriski S, Herman A, Milne N, Gillespie BW, Goodrich NP, Everhart JE. Functional elements associated with hepatic regeneration in living donors after right hepatic lobectomy. Liver Transpl. 2013 Mar; 19(3):292-304.
  5. Mone T, Heldens J, Niemann CU. Deceased organ donor research: the last research frontier? Liver Transpl. 2013 Feb; 19(2):118-21.
  6. Wray C, Scovotti JC, Tobis J, Niemann CU, Planinsic R, Walia A, Findlay J, Wagener G, Cywinski JB, Markovic D, Hughes C, Humar A, Olmos A, Sierra R, Busuttil R, Steadman RH. Liver transplantation outcome in patients with angiographically proven coronary artery disease: a multi-institutional study. Am J Transplant. 2013 Jan; 13(1):184-91.
  7. Behrends M, Niemann CU, Larson MD. Infrared pupillometry to detect the light reflex during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a case series. Resuscitation. 2012 Oct; 83(10):1223-8.
  8. Rando K, Niemann CU, Taura P, Klinck J. Optimizing cost-effectiveness in perioperative care for liver transplantation: a model for low- to medium-income countries. Liver Transpl. 2011 Nov; 17(11):1247-78.
  9. Parekh J, Niemann CU, Dang K, Hirose R. Intraoperative hyperglycemia augments ischemia reperfusion injury in renal transplantation: a prospective study. J Transplant. 2011; 2011:652458.
  10. Niemann CU, Kramer DJ. Transplant critical care: standards for intensive care of the patient with liver failure before and after transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2011 May; 17(5):485-7.
  11. Liu LL, Niemann CU. Intraoperative management of liver transplant patients. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2011 Jul; 25(3):124-9.
  12. Martinez-Palli G, Hirose R, Liu T, Xu F, Dang K, Feiner J, Serkova NJ, Niemann CU. Donor pre-treatment with everolimus or cyclosporine does not reduce ischaemia-reperfusion injury in a rat kidney transplant model. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Jun; 26(6):1813-20.
  13. Yong CM, Sharma M, Ochoa V, Abnousi F, Roberts J, Bass NM, Niemann CU, Shiboski S, Prasad M, Tavakol M, Ports TA, Gregoratos G, Yeghiazarians Y, Boyle AJ. Multivessel coronary artery disease predicts mortality, length of stay, and pressor requirements after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2010 Nov; 16(11):1242-8.
  14. Biancofiore G, Niemann CU. Liver transplant perioperative pathways: which way towards high-quality care and better outcomes? Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Oct; 76(10):769-70.
  15. Cohen MJ, Serkova NJ, Wiener-Kronish J, Pittet JF, Niemann CU. 1H-NMR-based metabolic signatures of clinical outcomes in trauma patients--beyond lactate and base deficit. J Trauma. 2010 Jul; 69(1):31-40.
  16. Eilers H, Liu KD, Gruber A, Niemann CU. Chronic kidney disease: implications for the perioperative period. Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Sep; 76(9):725-36.
  17. Vincenti M, Behrends M, Dang K, Park YH, Hirose R, Blasi-Ibanez A, Liu T, Serkova NJ, Niemann CU. Induction of intestinal ischemia reperfusion injury by portal vein outflow occlusion in rats. J Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov; 45(11):1103-10.
  18. Niemann CU, Feiner J. Quality improvement in transplant anesthesia: which way forward? Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2010 Jun; 15(3):374-6.
  19. Niemann CU, Xu F, Choi S, Behrends M, Park Y, Hirose R, Maher JJ. Short passive cooling protects rats during hepatectomy by inducing heat shock proteins and limiting the induction of pro-inflammatory cytokines. J Surg Res. 2010 Jan; 158(1):43-52.
  20. Behrends M, Martinez-Palli G, Niemann CU, Cohen S, Ramachandran R, Hirose R. Acute hyperglycemia worsens hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Mar; 14(3):528-35.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.