Matthias Behrends

Associate Clinical Professor
Publications: 
Neice AE, Behrends M, Bokoch MP, Seligman KM, Conrad NM, Larson MD. Prediction of Opioid Analgesic Efficacy by Measurement of Pupillary Unrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Dec 08.
Harbell MW, Cohen JM, Kolodzie K, Behrends M, Braehler MR, Kinjo S, Feeley BT, Aleshi P. Combined preoperative femoral and sciatic nerve blockade improves analgesia after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized controlled clinical trial. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Sep; 33:68-74.
Larson MD, Behrends M. Portable infrared pupillometry: a review. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jun; 120(6):1242-53.
Bokoch MP, Behrends M, Neice A, Larson MD. Fentanyl, an agonist at the mu opioid receptor, depresses pupillary unrest. Auton Neurosci. 2015 May; 189:68-74.
Behrends M, DePalma G, Sands L, Leung J. Association between intraoperative blood transfusions and early postoperative delirium in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Mar; 61(3):365-70.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hirose R, Xu F, Dang K, Liu T, Behrends M, Brakeman PR, Wiener-Kronish J, Niemann CU. Transient hyperglycemia affects the extent of ischemia-reperfusion-induced renal injury in rats. Anesthesiology. 2008 Mar; 108(3):402-14.
Park Y, Hirose R, Dang K, Xu F, Behrends M, Tan V, Roberts JP, Niemann CU. Increased severity of renal ischemia-reperfusion injury with venous clamping compared to arterial clamping in a rat model. Surgery. 2008 Feb; 143(2):243-51.
Brendt P, Behrends M, Peters J. Myocardial stunning following no flow ischaemia is diminished by levosimendan or cariporide, without benefits of combined administration. Resuscitation. 2008 Jan; 76(1):95-102.
Behrends M, Hirose R, Park YH, Tan V, Dang K, Xu F, Park SH, Niemann CU. Remote renal injury following partial hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Mar; 12(3):490-5.
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.
Park Y, Hirose R, Coatney JL, Ferrell L, Behrends M, Roberts JP, Serkova NJ, Niemann CU. Ischemia-reperfusion injury is more severe in older versus young rat livers. J Surg Res. 2007 Jan; 137(1):96-102.
Behrends M, Hirose R, Serkova NJ, Coatney JL, Bedolli M, Yardi J, Park YH, Niemann CU. Mild hypothermia reduces the inflammatory response and hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. Liver Int. 2006 Aug; 26(6):734-41.
Niemann CU, Choi S, Behrends M, Hirose R, Noh J, Coatney JL, Roberts JP, Serkova NJ, Maher JJ. Mild hypothermia protects obese rats from fulminant hepatic necrosis induced by ischemia-reperfusion. Surgery. 2006 Sep; 140(3):404-12.
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.
Noh J, Behrends M, Choi S, Bedolli MA, Yardi J, Hirose R, Niemann CU. Glutamine does not protect against hepatic warm ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006 Feb; 10(2):234-9.
Niemann CU, Hirose R, Liu T, Behrends M, Brown JL, Kominsky DF, Roberts JP, Serkova N. Ischemic preconditioning improves energy state and transplantation survival in obese Zucker rat livers. Anesth Analg. 2005 Dec; 101(6):1577-83.
Behrends M, Beiderlinden M, Peters J. Acute lung injury after peppermint oil injection. Anesth Analg. 2005 Oct; 101(4):1160-2.
Behrends M, Beiderlinden M, Peters J. Combination of sildenafil and bosentan for nitric oxide withdrawal. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2005 Feb; 22(2):155-7.
Behrends M, Peters J. The calcium sensitizer levosimendan attenuates endotoxin-evoked myocardial dysfunction in isolated guinea pig hearts. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Oct; 29(10):1802-7.
Schulz R, Cohen MV, Behrends M, Downey JM, Heusch G. Signal transduction of ischemic preconditioning. Cardiovasc Res. 2001 Nov; 52(2):181-98.
Schulz R, Walz MK, Behrends M, Neumann T, Gerken G, Heusch G. Minimal protection of the liver by ischemic preconditioning in pigs. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jan; 280(1):H198-207.
Behrends M, Kernbach M, Bräuer A, Braun U, Peters J, Weyland W. In vitro validation of a metabolic monitor for gas exchange measurements in ventilated neonates. Intensive Care Med. 2001 Jan; 27(1):228-35.
Dörge H, Neumann T, Behrends M, Skyschally A, Schulz R, Kasper C, Erbel R, Heusch G. Perfusion-contraction mismatch with coronary microvascular obstruction: role of inflammation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Dec; 279(6):H2587-92.
Behrends M, Walz MK, Kribben A, Neumann T, Helmchen U, Philipp T, Schulz R, Heusch G. No protection of the porcine kidney by ischaemic preconditioning. Exp Physiol. 2000 Nov; 85(6):819-27.
Behrends M, Schulz R, Post H, Alexandrov A, Belosjorow S, Michel MC, Heusch G. Inconsistent relation of MAPK activation to infarct size reduction by ischemic preconditioning in pigs. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Sep; 279(3):H1111-9.
Weidenbach R, Schulz R, Gres P, Behrends M, Post H, Heusch G. Enhanced reduction of myocardial infarct size by combined ACE inhibition and AT(1)-receptor antagonism. Br J Pharmacol. 2000 Sep; 131(1):138-44.
Giebler RM, Behrends M, Steffens T, Walz MK, Peitgen K, Peters J. Intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal carbon dioxide insufflation evoke different effects on caval vein pressure gradients in humans: evidence for the starling resistor concept of abdominal venous return. Anesthesiology. 2000 Jun; 92(6):1568-80.
Post H, Schulz R, Behrends M, Gres P, Umschlag C, Heusch G. No involvement of endogenous nitric oxide in classical ischemic preconditioning in swine. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2000 May; 32(5):725-33.
Dörge H, Behrends M, Schulz R, Jalowy A, Heusch G. Attenuation of myocardial stunning by the AT1 receptor antagonist candesartan. Basic Res Cardiol. 1999 Jun; 94(3):208-14.
Behrends M, Schulz R, Heusch G. Effects of verapamil and mibefradil on regional blood flow and function in normal and ischemic myocardium. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 1999 May; 13(3):275-6.
Jalowy A, Schulz R, Dörge H, Behrends M, Heusch G. Infarct size reduction by AT1-receptor blockade through a signal cascade of AT2-receptor activation, bradykinin and prostaglandins in pigs. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1998 Nov 15; 32(6):1787-96.