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Marc Steurer, MD, MHA

Title(s)Professor, Anesthesia
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Trauma Anesthesiology Society2013  - 2016President

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    SFGH, as the only level 1 trauma hospital for San Francisco, is where the most severely injured trauma patients are treated. As the Director for Trauma Anesthesiology, I am engaged on multiple fronts to improve the individual treatment, systems-based care and the science of acute trauma care. I embrace the critical role of blood product and coagulation management and I have been introducing best practices and new techniques for this at a local and national level. Recognizing that this is a complex endeavor requiring multiple disciplines to work in synergy, I have taken on leadership, investigative and educational roles to fulfill my vision of delivering state of the art, multidisciplinary care to the severely injured patient.

    PROPPR -Pragmatic, Randomized, Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR)is a Phase III trial designed to evaluate the difference in 24-hour and 30-day mortality among subjects predicted to receive massive transfusion ([MT] (defined as receiving 10 units or more RBCs within the first 24 hours). The goal of PROPPR is to improve the basis on which clinicians make decisions about transfusion protocols for massively bleeding patients.

    PROPPR is a Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Protocol. ROC is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the United States' Department of Defense (DoD) and the Defence Research and Development Canada. PROPPR will be conducted as a Phase III trial at Level I Adult Trauma Centers in North America.

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    1. Dullenkopf A, Horn K, Steurer MP, Hess F, Welter J. Placement of TOF-Cuff® on the lower leg for neuromuscular and blood pressure monitoring during anesthetic induction for shoulder surgeries. J Anesth. 2020 Feb; 34(1):79-85. PMID: 31760477.
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    2. Niels Hegland, Sebastian Schnitzler, Jan Ellensohn, Marc P. Steurer, Markus Weiss, Alexander Dullenkopf. Dimensional Variations of Left-Sided Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tubes. Anesthesiology Research and Practice. 2019 Sep 24; 2019:1-9.
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    3. Hegland N, Schnitzler S, Ellensohn J, Steurer MP, Weiss M, Dullenkopf A. Dimensional Variations of Left-Sided Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tubes. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2019; 2019:3634202. PMID: 31915436.
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    4. Blaine KP, Steurer MP. Viscoelastic Monitoring to Guide the Correction of Perioperative Coagulopathy and Massive Transfusion in Patients with Life-Threatening Hemorrhage. Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Mar; 37(1):51-66. PMID: 30711233.
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    5. Aeppli N, Lindauer B, Steurer MP, Weiss M, Dullenkopf A. Endotracheal tube cuff pressure changes during manual cuff pressure control manoeuvres: An in-vitro assessment. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2019 01; 63(1):55-60. PMID: 30132783.
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    6. Marc P. Steurer, Michael T. Ganter. Coagulation Monitoring of the Bleeding Trauma Patient. Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. 2017 Nov 9; 154-163.
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    7. Catherine Heim, Marc P. Steurer, Karim Brohi. Damage Control Resuscitation: More Than Just Transfusion Strategies. Current Anesthesiology Reports. 2016 Mar 1; 6(1):72-78.
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    8. Lindauer B, Steurer MP, Müller MK, Dullenkopf A. Anesthetic management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery: two year experience in a single institution in Switzerland. BMC Anesthesiol. 2014; 14:125. PMID: 25544832.
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    9. Marc P. Steurer, Michael T. Ganter. Trauma and Massive Blood Transfusions. Current Anesthesiology Reports. 2014 Sep 1; 4(3):200-208.
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    10. Baraniuk S, Tilley BC, del Junco DJ, Fox EE, van Belle G, Wade CE, Podbielski JM, Beeler AM, Hess JR, Bulger EM, Schreiber MA, Inaba K, Fabian TC, Kerby JD, Cohen MJ, Miller CN, Rizoli S, Scalea TM, O'Keeffe T, Brasel KJ, Cotton BA, Muskat P, Holcomb JB. Pragmatic Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) Trial: design, rationale and implementation. Injury. 2014 Sep; 45(9):1287-95. PMID: 24996573.
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    11. Steurer MP, Steurer MA, Baulig W, Piegeler T, Schläpfer M, Spahn DR, Falk V, Dreessen P, Theusinger OM, Schmid ER, Schwartz D, Neff TA, Beck-Schimmer B. Late pharmacologic conditioning with volatile anesthetics after cardiac surgery. Crit Care. 2012 Oct 14; 16(5):R191. PMID: 23062276.
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    12. De Conno E, Steurer MP, Wittlinger M, Zalunardo MP, Weder W, Schneiter D, Schimmer RC, Klaghofer R, Neff TA, Schmid ER, Spahn DR, Z'graggen BR, Urner M, Beck-Schimmer B. Anesthetic-induced improvement of the inflammatory response to one-lung ventilation. Anesthesiology. 2009 Jun; 110(6):1316-26. PMID: 19417610.
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