Claudia Benkwitz, MD, PhD

Assoc Professor of Clinical
Publications: 
Jooste EH, Scholl R, Wu YH, Jaquiss RDB, Lodge AJ, Ames WA, Homi HM, Machovec KA, Greene NH, Donahue BS, Shah N, Benkwitz C. Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Comparing the Effects of Antithrombin Versus Placebo on the Coagulation System in Infants with Low Antithrombin Undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 02; 33(2):396-402.
Benkwitz C, Watkins SC, Donahue BS. Assessing the Risks of Noncardiac Surgery for Children With Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Feb 23; 67(7):802-3.
Benkwitz C, Hammer GB. Thrombotic endotracheal tube occlusion after administration of recombinant factor VIIa. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Dec; 27(6):1330-3.
Brookman JC, Sair HI, Benkwitz C, Gulur P. Wandering epidural catheter. Anesthesiology. 2010 Nov; 113(5):1198.
Hentschke H, Benkwitz C, Banks MI, Perkins MG, Homanics GE, Pearce RA. Altered GABAA,slow inhibition and network oscillations in mice lacking the GABAA receptor beta3 subunit. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Dec; 102(6):3643-55.
Benkwitz C, Liao M, Laster MJ, Sonner JM, Eger EI, Pearce RA. Determination of the EC50 amnesic concentration of etomidate and its diffusion profile in brain tissue: implications for in vitro studies. Anesthesiology. 2007 Jan; 106(1):114-23.
Benkwitz C, Banks MI, Pearce RA. Influence of GABAA receptor gamma2 splice variants on receptor kinetics and isoflurane modulation. Anesthesiology. 2004 Oct; 101(4):924-36.
Benkwitz C, Garrison JC, Linden J, Durieux ME, Hollmann MW. Lidocaine enhances Galphai protein function. Anesthesiology. 2003 Nov; 99(5):1093-101.