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Max Valentin Wohlauer MD

Max Valentin Wohlauer MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Vascular Surgery

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


  • Goal-directed Hemostatic Resuscitation of Trauma-induced Coagulopathy: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing a Viscoelastic Assay to Conventional Coagulation Assays. (Gonzalez E, Moore EE, Moore HB, Chapman MP, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Wohlauer MV, Barnett CC, Bensard DD, Biffl WL, Burlew CC, Johnson JL, Pieracci FM, Jurkovich GJ, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A) Ann Surg 2016 Jun;263(6):1051-9 PMID: 26720428 PMCID: PMC5432433 01/01/2016
  • Postradiation Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma Masquerading as an Axillary Artery Pseudoaneurysm. (Wohlauer M, McKenney JK, Park WM) Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Jan;30:157.e7-9 PMID: 26291499 08/21/2015
  • A "CLEAN CASE" OF SYSTEMIC INJURY: MESENTERIC LYMPH AFTER HEMORRHAGIC SHOCK ELICITS A STERILE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE. (Yi J, Slaughter A, Kotter CV, Moore EE, Hauser CJ, Itagaki K, Wohlauer M, Frank DN, Silliman C, Banerjee A, Peltz E) Shock 2015 Oct;44(4):336-40 PMID: 26196840 PMCID: PMC4575624 07/22/2015
  • α-Enolase Causes Proinflammatory Activation of Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells and Primes Neutrophils Through Plasmin Activation of Protease-Activated Receptor 2. (Bock A, Tucker N, Kelher MR, Khan SY, Gonzalez E, Wohlauer M, Hansen K, Dzieciatkowska M, Sauaia A, Banerjee A, Moore EE, Silliman CC) Shock 2015 Aug;44(2):137-42 PMID: 25944790 PMCID: PMC4506257 05/07/2015
  • A primary retroperitoneal mucinous tumor. (Heelan Gladden AA, Wohlauer M, McManus MC, Gajdos C) Case Rep Surg 2015;2015:157613 PMID: 25874152 PMCID: PMC4383276 04/16/2015
  • Lymph is not a plasma ultrafiltrate: a proteomic analysis of injured patients. (Dzieciatkowska M, D'Alessandro A, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Hansen KC) Shock 2014 Dec;42(6):485-498 PMID: 25243428 PMCID: PMC4236236 09/23/2014
  • Inferior Mesenteric Artery Stenting as a Novel Treatment for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia in Patients with an Occluded Superior Mesenteric Artery and Celiac Trunk. (Wohlauer M, Kobeiter H, Desgranges P, Becquemin JP, Cochennec F) Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2014 Mar;27(3):e21-e23 PMID: 24920877 PMCID: PMC4049346 06/13/2014
  • Traumatic brain injury causes platelet adenosine diphosphate and arachidonic acid receptor inhibition independent of hemorrhagic shock in humans and rats. (Castellino FJ, Chapman MP, Donahue DL, Thomas S, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Fritz B, Yount R, Ploplis V, Davis P, Evans E, Walsh M) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014 May;76(5):1169-76 PMID: 24747445 PMCID: PMC4065716 04/22/2014
  • Review of influential articles in surgical education: 2002-2012. (Wohlauer MV, George B, Lawrence PF, Pugh CM, Van Eaton EG, Darosa D) J Grad Med Educ 2013 Jun;5(2):219-26 PMID: 24404263 PMCID: PMC3693684 01/10/2014
  • Postinjury hyperfibrinogenemia compromises efficacy of heparin-based venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Wohlauer MV, Sauaia A, Banerjee A, Silliman CC) Shock 2014 Jan;41(1):33-9 PMID: 24351527 PMCID: PMC3902785 12/20/2013
  • A novel hybrid approach using antegrade visceral debranching from both axillary arteries for thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair. (Cochennec F, Boulitrop C, Coggia M, Wohlauer M, Majewski M, Becquemin JP) Ann Vasc Surg 2014 Feb;28(2):498-502 PMID: 24342446 12/18/2013
  • The authors reply. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Johnson JL, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A) Crit Care Med 2013 Aug;41(8):e189 PMID: 23863260 07/19/2013
  • Hemiaortic arch debranching using native supra-aortic vessels. (Touma J, Houbballah R, Wohlauer M, Becquemin JP) J Vasc Surg 2013 Aug;58(2):535-8 PMID: 23642918 05/07/2013
  • Platelets are dominant contributors to hypercoagulability after injury. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Wohlauer MV, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2013 Mar;74(3):756-62; discussion 762-5 PMID: 23425732 PMCID: PMC3736746 02/22/2013
  • Intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm of the pancreas: report of a case requiring completion pancreatectomy. (Wohlauer MV, McManus M, Fukami N, Gajdos C) JOP 2013 Jan 10;14(1):77-80 PMID: 23306340 01/12/2013
  • Antiplatelet therapy is associated with decreased transfusion-associated risk of lung dysfunction, multiple organ failure, and mortality in trauma patients. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Johnson J, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV, Maier R, Cuschieri J, Sperry J, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A) Crit Care Med 2013 Feb;41(2):399-404 PMID: 23263579 PMCID: PMC3557727 12/25/2012
  • Fragmented care in the era of limited work hours: a plea for an explicit handover curriculum. (Wohlauer M) BMJ Qual Saf 2012 Dec;21 Suppl 1:i16-8 PMID: 23173183 11/28/2012
  • Revisiting early postinjury mortality: are they bleeding because they are dying or dying because they are bleeding? (Morton AP, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Lo K, Silliman CC, Burlew CC, Banerjee A) J Surg Res 2013 Jan;179(1):5-9 PMID: 23138049 PMCID: PMC4203315 11/10/2012
  • Synchronous presentation of ampullary adenocarcinoma and common bile duct cancer: report of a case and review of literature. (Wohlauer MV, McManus MC, Brauer B, Hedges J, Gajdos C) JOP 2012 Sep 10;13(5):536-9 PMID: 22964962 09/12/2012
  • Direct blood transfusions. (Chandler JG, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV) J Vasc Surg 2012 Oct;56(4):1173-7 PMID: 22925733 PMCID: PMC4065715 08/29/2012
  • Platelet dysfunction is an early marker for traumatic brain injury-induced coagulopathy. (Davis PK, Musunuru H, Walsh M, Cassady R, Yount R, Losiniecki A, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Howard J, Ploplis VA, Castellino FJ, Thomas SG) Neurocrit Care 2013 Apr;18(2):201-8 PMID: 22847397 08/01/2012
  • Isoflurane prevents acute lung injury through ADP-mediated platelet inhibition. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Stringham J, Wohlauer MV, Fragoso M, Jones WL, Gamboni F, Silliman CC, Banerjee A) Surgery 2012 Aug;152(2):270-6 PMID: 22828148 PMCID: PMC3419262 07/26/2012
  • Nebulized hypertonic saline attenuates acute lung injury following trauma and hemorrhagic shock via inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-13. (Wohlauer M, Moore EE, Silliman CC, Fragoso M, Gamboni F, Harr J, Accurso F, Wright F, Haenel J, Fullerton D, Banerjee A) Crit Care Med 2012 Sep;40(9):2647-53 PMID: 22732292 PMCID: PMC3519396 06/27/2012
  • Massive colomegaly due to recurrent sigmoid volvulus. (Wohlauer M, Robinson T, Moore H, Bacon A, Marshall G, Arcomano T) J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2012 Jun;21(2):127 PMID: 22720297 06/22/2012
  • Effect of damage control surgery on major abdominal vascular trauma. (Sorrentino TA, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Biffl WL, Pieracci FM, Johnson JL, Barnett CC, Bensard DD, Burlew CC) J Surg Res 2012 Oct;177(2):320-5 PMID: 22682716 PMCID: PMC3438314 06/12/2012
  • Early platelet dysfunction: an unrecognized role in the acute coagulopathy of trauma. (Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Thomas S, Sauaia A, Evans E, Harr J, Silliman CC, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ, Walsh M) J Am Coll Surg 2012 May;214(5):739-46 PMID: 22520693 PMCID: PMC3348700 04/24/2012
  • The 5-lipoxygenase pathway is required for acute lung injury following hemorrhagic shock. (Eun JC, Moore EE, Mauchley DC, Johnson CA, Meng X, Banerjee A, Wohlauer MV, Zarini S, Gijón MA, Murphy RC) Shock 2012 Jun;37(6):599-604 PMID: 22392149 PMCID: PMC3357208 03/07/2012
  • The patient handoff: a comprehensive curricular blueprint for resident education to improve continuity of care. (Wohlauer MV, Arora VM, Horwitz LI, Bass EJ, Mahar SE, Philibert I, Handoff Education and Assessment for Residents (HEAR) Computer Supported Cooperative Workgroup) Acad Med 2012 Apr;87(4):411-8 PMID: 22361791 PMCID: PMC3409830 03/01/2012
  • Acute kidney injury and posttrauma multiple organ failure: the canary in the coal mine. (Wohlauer MV, Sauaia A, Moore EE, Burlew CC, Banerjee A, Johnson J) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2012 Feb;72(2):373-8; discussion 379-80 PMID: 22327979 02/14/2012
  • Sanctity and organ donation's societal value. (Marvin MR, Prager KM, Wohlauer MV, Chandler JG) Bull Am Coll Surg 2012 Jan;97(1):12-23 PMID: 22315878 02/10/2012
  • A standardized technique for performing thromboelastography in rodents. (Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Harr J, Gonzalez E, Fragoso M, Silliman CC) Shock 2011 Nov;36(5):524-6 PMID: 22005752 PMCID: PMC3201823 10/19/2011
  • Viscoelastic clot strength predicts coagulation-related mortality within 15 minutes. (Pezold M, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Sauaia A, Gonzalez E, Banerjee A, Silliman CC) Surgery 2012 Jan;151(1):48-54 PMID: 21899867 PMCID: PMC4364997 09/09/2011
  • Activated platelets in heparinized shed blood: the "second hit" of acute lung injury in trauma/hemorrhagic shock models. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Fragoso M, Gamboni F, Liang X, Banerjee A, Silliman CC) Shock 2011 Dec;36(6):595-603 PMID: 21841533 PMCID: PMC3220733 08/16/2011
  • Initial experiences with point-of-care rapid thrombelastography for management of life-threatening postinjury coagulopathy. (Kashuk JL, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Johnson JL, Pezold M, Lawrence J, Biffl WL, Burlew CC, Barnett C, Sawyer M, Sauaia A) Transfusion 2012 Jan;52(1):23-33 PMID: 21790635 07/28/2011
  • The computerized rounding report: implementation of a model system to support transitions of care. (Wohlauer MV, Rove KO, Pshak TJ, Raeburn CD, Moore EE, Chenoweth C, Srivastava A, Pell J, Meacham RB, Nehler MR) J Surg Res 2012 Jan;172(1):11-7 PMID: 21777923 07/23/2011
  • Hemodilution is not critical in the pathogenesis of the acute coagulopathy of trauma. (Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Droz NM, Harr J, Gonzalez E, Fragoso M, Silliman CC) J Surg Res 2012 Mar;173(1):26-30 PMID: 21696767 PMCID: PMC3179808 06/24/2011
  • Selective Intrabronchial Air Insufflation for Acute Lobar Collapse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. (Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Haenel JB, Burlew CC, Barnett CC Jr) J Surg Radiol 2011 Apr 01;2(2):178-180 PMID: 21687834 PMCID: PMC3116229 06/21/2011
  • The acute coagulopathy of trauma is due to impaired initial thrombin generation but not clot formation or clot strength. (Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Droz N, Fragoso M, Banerjee A, Silliman CC) J Surg Res 2011 Oct;170(2):319-24 PMID: 21550061 PMCID: PMC3154997 05/10/2011
  • Cross-transfusion of postshock mesenteric lymph provokes acute lung injury. (Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Harr J, Eun J, Fragoso M, Banerjee A, Silliman CC) J Surg Res 2011 Oct;170(2):314-8 PMID: 21550053 PMCID: PMC3154326 05/10/2011
  • Lipid mediators in cerebral spinal fluid of traumatic brain injured patients. (Farias SE, Heidenreich KA, Wohlauer MV, Murphy RC, Moore EE) J Trauma 2011 Nov;71(5):1211-8 PMID: 21427623 03/24/2011
  • Proteomic analysis of human mesenteric lymph. (Dzieciatkowska M, Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Damle S, Peltz E, Campsen J, Kelher M, Silliman C, Banerjee A, Hansen KC) Shock 2011 Apr;35(4):331-8 PMID: 21192285 PMCID: PMC3059368 12/31/2010
  • Primary fibrinolysis is integral in the pathogenesis of the acute coagulopathy of trauma. (Kashuk JL, Moore EE, Sawyer M, Wohlauer M, Pezold M, Barnett C, Biffl WL, Burlew CC, Johnson JL, Sauaia A) Ann Surg 2010 Sep;252(3):434-42; discussion 443-4 PMID: 20739843 08/27/2010
  • Last update: 09/06/2017
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