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Robert Niebler MD

Robert Niebler MD

Associate Professor

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


  • 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 06/28/2018    
  • Impact of Anticoagulation and Circuit Technology on Complications During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. (Niebler RA, Parker H, Hoffman GM) ASAIO J 2018 May 08 PMID: 29746314 05/11/2018    
  • 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 Mar 15 PMID: 29551744 03/20/2018    
  • 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 Jun;105(6):e255-e257 PMID: 29371040 01/27/2018    
  • 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 May;155(5):2112-2124.e2 PMID: 29338867 01/18/2018    
  • 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 Jan;37(1):46-53 PMID: 29107545 PMCID: PMC5849428 11/07/2017    
  • 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 01/18/2017       7 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 12/23/2016       4 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 12/02/2015       4 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 07/07/2015       6 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 04/30/2014       62 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 04/04/2014       25 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 01/10/2014       1 Citations
  • 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 11/22/2013       4 Citations
  • 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    
  • 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    
  • 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 03/30/2013       199 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 11/22/2011       45 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 08/03/2011       4 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: 09/13/2018
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