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Prof. Dr.
Hartmut Bürkle

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Medical Director
Phone: 0049-761-270-23060

Focus of research

  • Perioperative analgesia
  • Analgesia and sedation management in critical illness
  • Simulation based training in anesthesia and critical care

Selected publications

  • Evidence and consensus based guideline for the management of delirium, analgesia, and sedation in intensive care medicine. Revision 2015 (DAS-Guideline 2015) - short version. DAS-Taskforce 2015. Ger Med Sci. 2015; 13:Doc19.
  • Wuesten R, Van Aken H, Glass PS, Buerkle H. Assessment of depth of anesthesia and postoperative respiratory recovery after remifentanil- versus alfentanil-based total intravenous anesthesia in patients undergoing ear-nose-throat surgery. Anesthesiology. 2001; 94(2):211-7.94(2):211-7.
  • Brodner G et al. Multimodal perioperative management—combining thoracic epiduralanalgesia, forced mobilization, and oral nutrition—reduces hormonal and metabolic stress and improves convalescence after major urologic surgery. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2001; 92(6):1594-600.
  • Buerkle H, Yaksh TL. Pharmacological evidence for different alpha 2-adrenergic receptor sites mediating analgesia and sedation in the rat. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 1998; 81(2):208-15.
  • Buerkle H et al. Central and peripheral analgesia mediated by the acetylcholinesteraseinhibitor neostigmine in the rat infl amed knee joint model. Anesthesia & Analgesia.1998; 86(5):1027-32.