Matthias Braehler, MD, PhD

HS Clinical Professor
Medical Director Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), UCSF Health
Harmon DJ, Boscardin CK, Cohen NH, Braehler MR. The efficacy of an anatomy and ultrasonography workshop on improving residents' confidence and knowledge in regional anesthesia. BMC Med Educ. 2023 Sep 14; 23(1):665.
Langnas EM, Gray A, Braehler M. Erector spinae plane block for postoperative analgesia for above-the-knee amputation: a case report. Perioper Med (Lond). 2022 Jul 29; 11(1):40.
Matthias R. Braehler, Jens Kessler, Andrew T. Gray. Posterior Approach of Regional Nerve Block in the Lumbar Region. . 2022 Jun 1; 747-752.
Sharp A, Mudda G, Braehler MR, Gesthalter YB. Erector Spinae Plane Block: A Novel Anesthetic Approach for Pleuroscopy. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2022 Apr 01; 29(2):109-114.
Heiko Yang, Harry Lee, Meera Chappidi, Max Bowman, Fadl Hamouche, Justin Ahn, Marshall Stoller, Matthias Braehler, Thomas Chi. PD28-06 THE ERECTOR SPINAE PLANE BLOCK REDUCES BREAKTHROUGH PAIN AFTER PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY. Investigative Urology. 2021 Sep 1; 206(Supplement 3).
Yang H, Lee HH, Martin-Tuite P, Chappidi M, Bowman M, Hamouche F, Ahn J, Stoller M, Braehler M, Chi T. The erector spinae plane block can facilitate outpatient stone surgery by reducing breakthrough pain. BJU Int. 2021 11; 128(5):557-560.
Adelmann D, Khorashadi M, Zhou G, Kinjo S, Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Braehler MR. "The use of bilateral continuous erector spinae plane blocks for postoperative analgesia after right-sided living donor hepatectomy: A feasibility study". Clin Transplant. 2021 09; 35(9):e14413.
Chen A, Kolodzie K, Schultz A, Hansen EN, Braehler M. Continuous Lumbar Plexus Block vs Continuous Lumbar Erector Spinae Plane Block for Postoperative Pain Control After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2021 Jun; 9:29-34.
Harbell MW, Kolodzie K, Behrends M, Ma CB, Kinjo S, Yap E, Braehler MR, Aleshi P. Extraplexus versus intraplexus ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block for ambulatory arthroscopic shoulder surgery: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2021; 16(2):e0246792.
Donovan AL, Braehler MR, Robinowitz DL, Lazar AA, Finlayson E, Rogers S, Douglas VC, Whitlock EL, Anesthesia Resident Quality Improvement Committee. An Implementation-Effectiveness Study of a Perioperative Delirium Prevention Initiative for Older Adults. Anesth Analg. 2020 12; 131(6):1911-1922.
Whitlock EL, Braehler MR, Kaplan JA, Finlayson E, Rogers SE, Douglas V, Donovan AL. Derivation, Validation, Sustained Performance, and Clinical Impact of an Electronic Medical Record-Based Perioperative Delirium Risk Stratification Tool. Anesth Analg. 2020 12; 131(6):1901-1910.
Hadaya IA, Gray AT, Braehler MR. Baclofen Pump Replacement in a Patient With End-Stage Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Case Report Demonstrating Transversus Abdominis Plane Block as the Sole Anesthetic. A A Pract. 2018 May 15; 10(10):251-253.
Lee BH, Braehler M. Use of test dose allows early detection of subdural local anesthetic injection with lumbar plexus block. J Clin Anesth. 2017 Feb; 37:111-113.
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.
Ruschulte H, Ward TA, Miller RD, Braehler MR. Possible augmentation of neuromuscular blockade by propofol during recovery from rocuronium. J Anesth. 2011 Jun; 25(3):438-41.