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Robert Niebler MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Critical Care

Publications (36)

  • Utilization and Outcomes of Children Treated with Direct Thrombin Inhibitors on Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Device Support. (VanderPluym CJ, Cantor RS, Machado D, Boyle G, May L, Griffiths E, Niebler RA, Lorts A, Rossano J, Sutcliffe DL, Lytrivi ID, Buchholz H, Fynn-Thompson F, Hawkins B, Conway J) ASAIO J 2020 Aug;66(8):939-945 PMID: 32740356 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85088906535 08/03/2020       1 Citation
  • Nitric oxide added to the sweep gas of the oxygenator during cardiopulmonary bypass in infants: A pilot randomized controlled trial. (Niebler RA, Chiang-Ching H, Daley K, Janecke R, Jobe SM, Mitchell ME, Varner C, Woods K, Scott JP) Artif Organs 2020 Aug 01 PMID: 32737900 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090452040 08/02/2020    
  • Interventions Associated with Treatment of Low Cardiac Output following Stage 1 Norwood Palliation. (Hoffman GM, Niebler RA, Scott JP, Bertrandt RA, Wakeham MK, Thompson NE, Ghanayem NS, Stuth EA, Mitchell ME, Woods RK, Hraska V, Mussatto KA, Tweddell JS) Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jul 08 PMID: 32652068 07/12/2020    
  • Stroke in Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Patients-A PediMACS Registry Analysis. (Niebler RA, Amdani SM, Blume B, Cantor RS, Deng L, Kirklin JK, Lorts A, Morales D, Rosenthal DN, Ghanayem NS) J Heart Lung Transplant 2020 Apr;39(4S):S129-S130 PMID: 32464859 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085634748 05/30/2020    
  • The Creation of a Pediatric Health Care Learning Network: The ACTION Quality Improvement Collaborative. (Lorts A, Smyth L, Gajarski RJ, VanderPluym CJ, Mehegan M, Villa CR, Murray JM, Niebler RA, Almond CS, Thrush P, O'Connor MJ, Conway J, Sutcliffe DL, Lantz JE, Zafar F, Morales DLS, Peng DM, Rosenthal DN) ASAIO J 2020 04;66(4):441-446 PMID: 32224822 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082792006 04/01/2020       1 Citation
  • Utilization and Outcomes of Children Treated with Direct Thrombin Inhibitors on Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Device Support. (VanderPluym CJ, Cantor RS, Machado D, Boyle G, May L, Griffiths E, Niebler RA, Lorts A, Rossano J, Sutcliffe DL, Lytrivi ID, Buchholz H, Fynn-Thompson F, Hawkins B, Conway J) ASAIO J 2019 Nov 20 PMID: 31789654 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85088906535 12/04/2019       1 Citation
  • Platelet Function Changes during Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery: Mechanistic Basis and Lack of Correlation with Excessive Bleeding. (Zwifelhofer NMJ, Bercovitz RS, Cole R, Yan K, Simpson PM, Moroi A, Newman PJ, Niebler RA, Scott JP, Stuth EAD, Woods RK, Benson DW, Newman DK) Thromb Haemost 2020 Jan;120(1):94-106 PMID: 31752040 PMCID: PMC7003188 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077799720 11/22/2019       2 Citations
  • Evolving understanding of total artificial heart support of young infants and children. (Woods RK, Kindel S, Mitchell ME, Hraska V, Niebler RA) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 03;159(3):1075-1082 PMID: 31669029 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074416808 11/02/2019       3 Citations
  • Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Sheared and Cleaved Everywhere, but What to Do About It? (Niebler RA) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019 10;20(10):998-999 PMID: 31580279 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85072911535 10/04/2019    
  • Identification of Time-Dependent Risks of Hemodynamic States After Stage 1 Norwood Palliation. (Hoffman GM, Scott JP, Ghanayem NS, Stuth EA, Mitchell ME, Woods RK, Hraska V, Niebler RA, Bertrandt RA, Mussatto KA, Tweddell JS) Ann Thorac Surg 2020 01;109(1):155-162 PMID: 31404548 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075400764 08/14/2019       2 Citations
  • Erratum to: "Erratum to: Plasma proteolytic cascade activation during neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass surgery". (Maroney SA, Peterson JA, Zwifelhofer W, Martinez ND, Yan K, Niebler RA, Stuth EAE, Scott JP, Bercovitz RS, Woods RK, Mast AE) Thromb Haemost 2019 01;119(1):187 PMID: 30597514 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059266050 01/01/2019    
  • Long-term outcomes after transplantation after support with a pulsatile pediatric ventricular assist device. (Jeewa A, Imamura M, Canter C, Niebler RA, VanderPluym C, Rosenthal DN, Kirklin JK, Cantor RS, Tresler M, McMullan DM, Morell VO, Turrentine M, Ameduri R, Nguyen K, Kanter K, Conway J, Gajarski R, Fraser CD , Jr.,) J Heart Lung Transplant 2019 04;38(4):449-455 PMID: 30466802 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056734848 11/24/2018       2 Citations
  • Outcomes of children supported with an intracorporeal continuous-flow left ventricular assist system. (VanderPluym CJ, Adachi I, Niebler R, Griffiths E, Fynn-Thompson F, Chen S, O'Connor MJ, Machado D, Hawkins B, Bleiweis MS, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Morales D, Lorts A) J Heart Lung Transplant 2019 04;38(4):385-393 PMID: 30391197 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055732121 11/06/2018       18 Citations
  • A new method for implanting a total artifical heart in the patient with a Fontan circulation. (Woods RK, Niebler R, Kindel S, Troshynski T, Joyce LD, Hraska V) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 01;157(1):353-355 PMID: 30360935 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055086903 10/27/2018       6 Citations
  • Rotational Thromboelastometry Rapidly Predicts Thrombocytopenia and Hypofibrinogenemia During Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass. (Scott JP, Niebler RA, Stuth EAE, Newman DK, Tweddell JS, Bercovitz RS, Benson DW, Cole R, Simpson PM, Yan K, Woods RK) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2018 07;9(4):424-433 PMID: 29945504 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055143217 06/28/2018       6 Citations
  • Impact of Anticoagulation and Circuit Technology on Complications During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. (Niebler RA, Parker H, Hoffman GM) ASAIO J 2019 Mar/Apr;65(3):270-276 PMID: 29746314 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059984792 05/11/2018       5 Citations
  • Worldwide Experience of a Durable Centrifugal Flow Pump in Pediatric Patients. (Conway J, Miera O, Adachi I, Maeda K, Eghtesady P, Henderson HT, Guleserian K, Fan CS, Kirk R, Pediatric VAD Investigators) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Autumn;30(3):327-335 PMID: 29551744 03/20/2018       23 Citations
  • Total Artificial Heart Using Bilateral Paracorporeal Pulsatile Ventricular Assist Devices in an 8.2-kg Child. (Woods RK, Kindel SJ, Mitchell ME, Hraska V, Niebler RA) Ann Thorac Surg 2018 06;105(6):e255-e257 PMID: 29371040 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047127070 01/27/2018       1 Citation
  • Validation of a definition of excessive postoperative bleeding in infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. (Bercovitz RS, Shewmake AC, Newman DK, Niebler RA, Scott JP, Stuth E, Simpson PM, Yan K, Woods RK) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 05;155(5):2112-2124.e2 PMID: 29338867 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85040453070 01/18/2018       8 Citations
  • Infectious complications of ventricular assist device use in children in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs). (Auerbach SR, Richmond ME, Schumacher KR, Lopez-Colon D, Mitchell MB, Turrentine MW, Cantor RS, Niebler RA, Eghtesady P) J Heart Lung Transplant 2018 01;37(1):46-53 PMID: 29107545 PMCID: PMC5849428 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85032300815 11/07/2017       5 Citations
  • HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Patients With Fontan Physiology. (Imielski BR, Niebler RA, Kindel SJ, Woods RK) Artif Organs 2017 Jan;41(1):40-46 PMID: 28093805 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009761215 01/18/2017       22 Citations
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support of the Fontan Patient. (Woods RK, Ghanayem NS, Mitchell ME, Kindel S, Niebler RA) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2017 Jan;20:20-27 PMID: 28007060 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85006384844 12/23/2016       15 Citations
  • A Pilot Study of Antithrombin Replacement Prior to Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Neonates. (Niebler RA, Woods KJ, Murkowski K, Ghanayem NS, Hoffman G, Mitchell ME, Punzalan RC, Scott JP, Simpson P, Tweddell JS) Artif Organs 2016 Jan;40(1):80-5 PMID: 26620919 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84956825530 12/02/2015       6 Citations
  • Ventricular Assist Device in Single-Ventricle Heart Disease and a Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis. (Niebler RA, Shah TK, Mitchell ME, Woods RK, Zangwill SD, Tweddell JS, Berger S, Ghanayem NS) Artif Organs 2016 Feb;40(2):180-4 PMID: 26147841 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955637072 07/07/2015       10 Citations
  • Vasoactive-inotropic score is associated with outcome after infant cardiac surgery: an analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium and Virtual PICU System Registries. (Gaies MG, Jeffries HE, Niebler RA, Pasquali SK, Donohue JE, Yu S, Gall C, Rice TB, Thiagarajan RR) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014 Jul;15(6):529-37 PMID: 24777300 PMCID: PMC4159673 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904154289 04/30/2014       132 Citations
  • Use of a HeartWare ventricular assist device in a patient with failed Fontan circulation. (Niebler RA, Ghanayem NS, Shah TK, De La Rosa Bobke A, Zangwill S, Brosig C, Frommelt MA, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Woods RK) Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Apr;97(4):e115-6 PMID: 24694452 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84897389074 04/04/2014       39 Citations
  • Repeated aortopulmonary shunt thrombosis in a neonatal patient with a low antithrombin level. (Niebler RA, Mitchell ME, Scott JP) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2014 Jan 01;5(1):94-6 PMID: 24403363 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84907663865 01/10/2014       1 Citation
  • Incidence and outcome of pediatric patients with intracranial hemorrhage while supported on ventricular assist devices. (Niebler RA, Lew SM, Zangwill SD, Woods RK, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Ghanayem NS) Artif Organs 2014 Jan;38(1):73-8 PMID: 24256117 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891903265 11/22/2013       4 Citations
  • Bleeding and thrombotic emergencies in pediatric cardiac intensive care: unchecked balances. (Giglia TM, Dinardo J, Ghanayem NS, Ichord R, Niebler RA, Odegard KC, Massicotte MP, Yates AR, Laussen PC, Tweddell JS) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2012 Oct 01;3(4):470-91 PMID: 23804911 06/28/2013    
  • Thromboelastography in the assessment of bleeding following surgery for congenital heart disease. (Niebler RA, Gill JC, Brabant CP, Mitchell ME, Nugent M, Simpson P, Tweddell JS, Ghanayem NS) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2012 Oct 01;3(4):433-8 PMID: 23804904 06/28/2013    
  • Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children. (Almond CS, Morales DL, Blackstone EH, Turrentine MW, Imamura M, Massicotte MP, Jordan LC, Devaney EJ, Ravishankar C, Kanter KR, Holman W, Kroslowitz R, Tjossem C, Thuita L, Cohen GA, Buchholz H, St Louis JD, Nguyen K, Niebler RA, Walters HL 3rd, Reemtsen B, Wearden PD, Reinhartz O, Guleserian KJ, Mitchell MB, Bleiweis MS, Canter CE, Humpl T) Circulation 2013 Apr 23;127(16):1702-11 PMID: 23538380 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876584927 03/30/2013       278 Citations
  • Intensive care of the pediatric ventricular assist device patient. (Hehir DA, Niebler RA, Brabant CC, Tweddell JS, Ghanayem NS) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2012 Jan 01;3(1):58-66 PMID: 23804685 01/01/2012    
  • Antithrombin replacement during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. (Niebler RA, Christensen M, Berens R, Wellner H, Mikhailov T, Tweddell JS) Artif Organs 2011 Nov;35(11):1024-8 PMID: 22097980 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-81855166260 11/22/2011       70 Citations
  • Aortic exclusion: a method of handling aortic insufficiency in the pediatric population needing mechanical circulatory support. (Gandy KL, Mitchell ME, Pelech AN, Niebler RA, Hoffman G, Berger S) Pediatr Cardiol 2011 Dec;32(8):1231-3 PMID: 21809133 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-83555165034 08/03/2011       6 Citations
  • Activated recombinant factor VII for refractory bleeding during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. (Niebler RA, Punzalan RC, Marchan M, Lankiewicz MW) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010 Jan;11(1):98-102 PMID: 19561557 06/30/2009    
  • Single-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation: 'two quick breaths'--an oxymoron. (Heidenreich JW, Higdon TA, Kern KB, Sanders AB, Berg RA, Niebler R, Hendrickson J, Ewy GA) Resuscitation 2004 Sep;62(3):283-9 PMID: 15325447 08/25/2004       70 Citations
  • Last update: 09/14/2020
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