Claus Niemann, MD


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Ludwig-Maximillian University 1993


Cook County Hospital, Transitional 1997


UCSF, Anesthesiology 2000
UCSF, Research, Liver Transplant 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Adelmann D, Olmos A, Liu LL, Feiner JR, Roll GR, Burdine L, Tavakol M, Syed S, Orandi BJ, Niemann CU. Intraoperative management of liver transplant patients without the routine use of renal replacement therapy. Transplantation. 2018 Feb 20.
  2. Schaeffer DB, Constantin CG, Bondarenko AS, Everson ET, Niemann C. Spatially resolved Thomson scattering measurements of the transition from the collective to the non-collective regime in a laser-produced plasma. Rev Sci Instrum. 2016 Nov; 87(11):11E701.
  3. Levitsky J, O'Leary JG, Asrani S, Sharma P, Fung J, Wiseman A, Niemann CU. Protecting the Kidney in Liver Transplant Recipients: Practice-Based Recommendations From the American Society of Transplantation Liver and Intestine Community of Practice. Am J Transplant. 2016 Sep; 16(9):2532-44.
  4. Klok FA, Niemann C, Dellas C, Hasenfuß G, Konstantinides S, Lankeit M. Performance of five different bleeding-prediction scores in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2016 Feb; 41(2):312-20.
  5. Niemann CU, Malinoski D. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Deceased Organ Donors and Kidney-Graft Function. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 31; 373(27):2687.
  6. Olmos A, Feiner J, Hirose R, Swain S, Blasi A, Roberts JP, Niemann CU. Impact of a quality improvement project on deceased organ donor management. Prog Transplant. 2015 Dec; 25(4):351-60.
  7. Niemann CU, Feiner J, Swain S, Bunting S, Friedman M, Crutchfield M, Broglio K, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Malinoski D. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Deceased Organ Donors and Kidney-Graft Function. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 30; 373(5):405-14.
  8. Kotloff RM, Blosser S, Fulda GJ, Malinoski D, Ahya VN, Angel L, Byrnes MC, DeVita MA, Grissom TE, Halpern SD, Nakagawa TA, Stock PG, Sudan DL, Wood KE, Anillo SJ, Bleck TP, Eidbo EE, Fowler RA, Glazier AK, Gries C, Hasz R, Herr D, Khan A, Landsberg D, Lebovitz DJ, Levine DJ, Mathur M, Naik P, Niemann CU, Nunley DR, O'Connor KJ, Pelletier SJ, Rahman O, Ranjan D, Salim A, Sawyer RG, Shafer T, Sonneti D, Spiro P, Valapour M, Vikraman-Sushama D, Whelan TP. Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 43(6):1291-325.
  9. Patel MS, Niemann CU, Sally MB, De La Cruz S, Zatarain J, Ewing T, Crutchfield M, Enestvedt CK, Malinoski DJ. The Impact of Hydroxyethyl Starch Use in Deceased Organ Donors on the Development of Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Propensity-Adjusted Analysis. Am J Transplant. 2015 Aug; 15(8):2152-8.
  10. Clark SE, Everson ET, Schaeffer DB, Bondarenko AS, Constantin CG, Niemann C, Winske D. Enhanced collisionless shock formation in a magnetized plasma containing a density gradient. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2014 Oct; 90(4):041101.
  11. Niemann CU. Abdominal transplantation. Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Dec; 31(4):ix-x.
  12. Kalamas AG, Niemann CU. Patients with chronic kidney disease. Med Clin North Am. 2013 Nov; 97(6):1109-22.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Mone T, Heldens J, Niemann CU. Deceased organ donor research: the last research frontier? Liver Transpl. 2013 Feb; 19(2):118-21.
  16. 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.
  17. Clark SE, Schaeffer DB, Bondarenko AS, Everson ET, Constantin CG, Niemann C. Magnetic field measurements in low density plasmas using paramagnetic Faraday rotator glass. Rev Sci Instrum. 2012 Oct; 83(10):10D503.
  18. Bondarenko AS, Schaeffer DB, Everson ET, Constantin CG, Clark SE, Niemann C. Feasibility of characterizing laser-ablated carbon plasmas via planar laser induced fluorescence. Rev Sci Instrum. 2012 Oct; 83(10):10E515.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

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