Claus Niemann, MD

Anesthesiologist

Academic Title

Professor

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. 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. 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 09; 16(9):2532-44.
  3. Niemann CU, Malinoski D. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Deceased Organ Donors and Kidney-Graft Function. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 31; 373(27):2687.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Frances D, Sharma N, Pofahl R, Maneck M, Behrendt K, Reuter K, Krieg T, Klein CA, Haase I, Niemann C. A role for Rac1 activity in malignant progression of sebaceous skin tumors. Oncogene. 2015 Oct; 34(43):5505-12.
  9. Niemann CU. Abdominal transplantation. Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Dec; 31(4):ix-x.
  10. Kalamas AG, Niemann CU. Patients with chronic kidney disease. Med Clin North Am. 2013 Nov; 97(6):1109-22.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Mone T, Heldens J, Niemann CU. Deceased organ donor research: the last research frontier? Liver Transpl. 2013 Feb; 19(2):118-21.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Liu LL, Niemann CU. Intraoperative management of liver transplant patients. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2011 Jul; 25(3):124-9.
  20. 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.

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