Publications

Prolonged Catheter Use and Infection in Regional Anesthesia: A Retrospective Registry Analysis.
Anesthesiology 2018 Feb 8. Epub 2018 Feb 8.
From the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Medicine (H.B., I.B., T.V., A.R.), and the Institute for Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Informatics (S.W.), Saarland University, University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany; the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Orthopedic University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany (P.K.); the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Therapy, Philipps University Marburg, Germany (H.W.); the Department of Anesthesia, Intensive and Palliative Care Medicine, Academic Hospital Solingen, Germany (T.S.); the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Friederikenstift Hannover, Germany (A.G.); the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital Calw-Nagold, Germany (J.D.); the Department of Anesthesiology, St. Marien-Hospital, Siegen, Germany (W.H.); the Department of Anesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care Medicine, Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum and Campus Mitte, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany (J.B., C.S.); the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, University and Rehabilitation Clinics, Ulm, Germany (B.K., J.W.); the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, HELIOS Hospital Erfurt, Germany (S.L.-B.); the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany (W.M.); the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (O.V., T.K.); and the Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio (D.I.S.).


No Clinical Difference Comparing General, Regional, and Combination Anesthesia in Hip Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Cohort-Study Regarding Perioperative Pain Management and Patient Satisfaction.
J Arthroplasty 2017 Nov 26;32(11):3429-3433. Epub 2017 May 26.
Department of Orthopedics, University Medical Center Regensburg, Asklepios Klinikum Bad Abbach, Bad Abbach, Germany.

Multimodal analgesia in moderate-to-severe pain: a role for a new fixed combination of dexketoprofen and tramadol.
Curr Med Res Opin 2017 Jun 7;33(6):1165-1173. Epub 2017 Apr 7.
i Clinical Pharmacology & Digestive Pathophysiology Unit, Department of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology , University of Parma , Parma , Italy.

Somatosensory Functions in Survivors of Critical Illness.
Crit Care Med 2017 Jun;45(6):e567-e574
1Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 2Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 3Biomagnetic Center, Hans-Berger-Klinik for Neurology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 4Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany.

The Quality of Postoperative Pain Therapy in German Hospitals.
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2017 Mar;114(10):161-167
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital; Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Göttingen; Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern; Research Group Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital.

Cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction with microvascular radialis flaps-parameters and correlations of postoperative pain management.
Clin Oral Investig 2017 Jan 2;21(1):429-436. Epub 2016 Apr 2.
Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747, Jena, Germany.


Incidence and severity of chronic pain after caesarean section: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016 Nov;33(11):853-865
aFrom the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg (SW, KN, YJ, NR, PK), Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena (WM) and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany (AW) *Stephanie Weibel and Katharina Neubert contributed equally to the writing of this article.

Awake, sedated or anaesthetised for regional anaesthesia block placements?: A retrospective registry analysis of acute complications and patient satisfaction in adults.
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016 Oct;33(10):715-24
From the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Medicine (CK, KS, NA, AR, TV, H B), Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Institute for Epidemiology, University Medical Centre, University of Saarland, Homburg, Saar (SG), Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Orthopaedic University Hospital, Frankfurt (PK), Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Therapy, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg (TS), Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive and Palliative Care Medicine, Academic Hospital Solingen, Solingen (TS), Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Hannover (AG), Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena (WM), Department of Intensive Care Medicine, HELIOS Hospital Bad Saarow, Bad Saarow (SPW), Department of Anaesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care Medicine, Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum and Campus Mitte, Charité University Medicine Berlin (JB), Centre for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (JS).

Influence of depression, catastrophizing, anxiety, and resilience on postoperative pain at the first day after otolaryngological surgery: A prospective single center cohort observational study.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jul;95(28):e4256
aDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology bDepartment of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine cInstitute of Psychosocial Medicine and Psychotherapy, Jena University Hospital, Germany.

Prevalence and Characteristics of Chronic Intensive Care-Related Pain: The Role of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock.
Crit Care Med 2016 Jun;44(6):1129-37
1Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital, Germany. 2Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 3Biomagnetic Center, Hans-Berger-Klinik for Neurology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 4Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany.

Chronic postsurgical pain in Europe: An observational study.
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2015 Oct;32(10):725-34
From the Department of Anaesthesiology Raymond Poincaré Hospital, Garches, APHP, Université Versailles St Quentin, Inserm 987, France (DF), Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Inselspital and Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (UMS), Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Münster UKM, Munster (EP-Z), Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, Jena, Germany (RZ, MK), Department of Anaesthesiology, Central University and Emergency Military Hospital, Bucharest, Romania (NVT), Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management, Hospital of Morges and University Hospital Center of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (CP), Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University Hospitals of Würzburg, Würzburg (PK), Department of Biostatistics, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany (TL), and Clinical Trial Network, European Society of Anaesthesiology, Brussels, Belgium (euCPSP group) *Both Dominique Fletcher and Ulrike M. Stamer contributed equally to the writing of this article.

Ethical procedures and patient consent differ in Europe.
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2015 Feb;32(2):126-31
From the Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Inselspital and Department of Clinical Research (UMS, NN, FS), Unit for Clinical Ethics, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (RP), Clinical Trial Network, European Society of Anaesthesiology, ESA Office Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (BL), Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany (WM), and Service d'Anesthésie Réanimation, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Garches, France (DF).


Combination of pre-emptive port-site and intraoperative intraperitoneal ropivacaine for reduction of postoperative pain: a prospective cohort study.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2014 Aug 13;179:11-6. Epub 2014 May 13.
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Jena University Hospital, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Bachstraße 18, Jena 07743, Germany. Electronic address:


Procedure-specific risk factor analysis for the development of severe postoperative pain.
Anesthesiology 2014 May;120(5):1237-45
From the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (H.J.G., A.J.M.v.W., L.M.P., T.H.K., and C.J.K.); Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Therapy, University of Münster, Münster, Germany (E.P.-Z.); Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (L.M.P.); Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany (S.A.); and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany (W.M.).



Analysis of complex physiological systems by information flow: a time scale-specific complexity assessment.
Biomed Tech (Berl) 2006 Jul;51(2):41-8
Systems Analysis Research Group, Biomagnetic Centre, Department of Neurology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.

Epidural Against Systemic Analgesia: An International Registry Analysis on Postoperative Pain and Related Perceptions After Abdominal Surgery.
Clin J Pain 2017 03;33(3):189-197
Departments of *Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, Saarland University Medical Center †Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, Saarland University, Homburg ‡Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany.

Single-dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Regional Anesthesia: A Retrospective Registry Analysis.
Anesthesiology 2016 09;125(3):505-15
From the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Medicine, Saarland University, University Medical Centre, Homburg/Saar, Germany (H.B., D.K., C.K., T.V., A.R.); Institute for Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, Saarland University, University Medical Centre, Homburg/Saar, Germany (S.W.); Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Orthopaedic University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany (P.K.); Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Therapy, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany (T. Steinfeldt); Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive and Palliative Care Medicine, Academic Hospital Solingen, Solingen, Germany (T. Standl); Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Friederikenstift, Hannover, Germany (A.G.); Centre for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (J.S.); Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Thuringia, Germany (W.M.); Department of Anaesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care Medicine, Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum and Campus Mitte, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany (J.B.); Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (T.K.); and Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio (D.I.S.).

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