Helge Eilers, MD

Professor of Clinical Anesthesia

Publications: 
Sheehan K, Lee J, Chong J, Zavala K, Sharma M, Philipsen S, Maruyama T, Xu Z, Guan Z, Eilers H, Kawamata T, Schumacher M. Transcription factor Sp4 is required for hyperalgesic state persistence. PLoS One. 2019; 14(2):e0211349.
Lundeberg J, Feiner JR, Schober A, Sall JW, Eilers H, Bickler PE. Increased Cytokines at High Altitude: Lack of Effect of Ibuprofen on Acute Mountain Sickness, Physiological Variables, or Cytokine Levels. High Alt Med Biol. 2018 Sep; 19(3):249-258.
Eilers H. Advances in anesthesia and critical care. Liver Transpl. 2016 11; 22(S1):20-24.
Smul TM, Eilers H, Stumpner J. [Nephroprotection--anaesthetic management of renal transplantation]. Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther. 2015 Sep; 50(9):566-75.
Zavala K, Lee J, Chong J, Sharma M, Eilers H, Schumacher MA. The anticancer antibiotic mithramycin-A inhibits TRPV1 expression in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Neurosci Lett. 2014 Aug 22; 578:211-6.
Spiro MD, Eilers H. Intraoperative care of the transplant patient. Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Dec; 31(4):705-21.
Feiner JR, Rollins MD, Sall JW, Eilers H, Au P, Bickler PE. Accuracy of carboxyhemoglobin detection by pulse CO-oximetry during hypoxemia. Anesth Analg. 2013 Oct; 117(4):847-58.
Veldhuis NA, Lew MJ, Abogadie FC, Poole DP, Jennings EA, Ivanusic JJ, Eilers H, Bunnett NW, McIntyre P. N-glycosylation determines ionic permeability and desensitization of the TRPV1 capsaicin receptor. J Biol Chem. 2012 Jun 22; 287(26):21765-72.
Vagefi PA, Eilers H, Hiniker A, Freise CE. Liver transplantation for giant hepatic angiomyolipoma. Liver Transpl. 2011 Aug; 17(8):985-6.
Chu C, Zavala K, Fahimi A, Lee J, Xue Q, Eilers H, Schumacher MA. Transcription factors Sp1 and Sp4 regulate TRPV1 gene expression in rat sensory neurons. Mol Pain. 2011 Jun 06; 7:44.
Eilers H, Liu KD, Gruber A, Niemann CU. Chronic kidney disease: implications for the perioperative period. Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Sep; 76(9):725-36.
Vagefi PA, Klein I, Gelb B, Hameed B, Moff SL, Simko JP, Fix OK, Eilers H, Feiner JR, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Bass NM. Emergent orthotopic liver transplantation for hemorrhage from a giant cavernous hepatic hemangioma: case report and review. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jan; 15(1):209-14.
Anderson A, Eilers H, Yost CS. Anaphylaxis complicating graft reperfusion during orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2010 Jun; 42(5):1967-9.
Eilers H, Cattaruzza F, Nassini R, Materazzi S, Andre E, Chu C, Cottrell GS, Schumacher M, Geppetti P, Bunnett NW. Pungent general anesthetics activate transient receptor potential-A1 to produce hyperalgesia and neurogenic bronchoconstriction. Anesthesiology. 2010 Jun; 112(6):1452-63.
Schumacher MA, Eilers H. TRPV1 splice variants: structure and function. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2010 Jun 01; 15:872-82.
Niemann CU, Eilers H. Abdominal organ transplantation. Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Apr; 76(4):266-75.
Eilers H, Larson MD. The effect of ketamine and nitrous oxide on the human pupillary light reflex during general anesthesia. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Jan 15; 152(1-2):108-14.
Stratmann G, Sall JW, Eger EI, Laster MJ, Bell JS, May LD, Eilers H, Krause M, Heusen Fv, Gonzalez HE. Increasing the duration of isoflurane anesthesia decreases the minimum alveolar anesthetic concentration in 7-day-old but not in 60-day-old rats. Anesth Analg. 2009 Sep; 109(3):801-6.
Eilers H. Anesthetic activation of nociceptors: adding insult to injury? Mol Interv. 2008 Oct; 8(5):226-9.
Eilers H, Lee SY, Hau CW, Logvinova A, Schumacher MA. The rat vanilloid receptor splice variant VR.5'sv blocks TRPV1 activation. Neuroreport. 2007 Jul 02; 18(10):969-73.
Niemann CU, Feiner J, Behrends M, Eilers H, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Central venous pressure monitoring during living right donor hepatectomy. Liver Transpl. 2007 Feb; 13(2):266-71.
Niemann CU, Behrends M, Quan D, Eilers H, Gropper MA, Roberts JP, Hirose R. Recombinant factor VIIa reduces transfusion requirements in liver transplant patients with high MELD scores. Transfus Med. 2006 Apr; 16(2):93-100.
Eilers H, Trilk SL, Lee SY, Xue Q, Jong BE, Moff I, Levine JD, Schumacher MA. Isolation of an mRNA binding protein homologue that is expressed in nociceptors. Eur J Neurosci. 2004 Nov; 20(9):2283-93.
Eilers H, Schumacher MA. Opioid-induced respiratory depression: are 5-HT4a receptor agonists the cure? Mol Interv. 2004 Aug; 4(4):197-9.
Eilers H, Niemann C. Clinically important drug interactions with intravenous anaesthetics in older patients. Drugs Aging. 2003; 20(13):969-80.
Eilers H, Philip LA, Bickler PE, McKay WR, Schumacher MA. The reversal of fentanyl-induced tolerance by administration of "small-dose" ketamine. Anesth Analg. 2001 Jul; 93(1):213-4.
Eilers H, Kindler CH, Bickler PE. Different effects of volatile anesthetics and polyhalogenated alkanes on depolarization-evoked glutamate release in rat cortical brain slices. Anesth Analg. 1999 May; 88(5):1168-74.
Kindler CH, Eilers H, Donohoe P, Ozer S, Bickler PE. Volatile anesthetics increase intracellular calcium in cerebrocortical and hippocampal neurons. Anesthesiology. 1999 Apr; 90(4):1137-45.
Eilers H, Schaeffer E, Bickler PE, Forsayeth JR. Functional deactivation of the major neuronal nicotinic receptor caused by nicotine and a protein kinase C-dependent mechanism. Mol Pharmacol. 1997 Dec; 52(6):1105-12.
Eilers H, Bickler PE. Hypothermia and isoflurane similarly inhibit glutamate release evoked by chemical anoxia in rat cortical brain slices. Anesthesiology. 1996 Sep; 85(3):600-7.