H.C.H. Wartenberg PhD

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Focus of research

Pain therapy:
- Acute pain therapy after radical prostatectomy
- Intercostal analgesia after thoracotomy
- Ganglionary opioid analgesia for facial pain
- Treatment of chronic orofacial pain
- Interventional and multimodal therapy of „lower back pain“
Palliative medicine:
- Symptom management (constipation, nausea and emesis)
- Symptom m anagement and Quality of Life (QoL)
- Interventional methods of palliative pain control 
Experimental anaesthesiology:
- Electro-physiological examination of the effects of anaesthetics on sodium channels
- Opioid effects on humanen 5-HT3-receptores
- Measurement of depth of anaesthesia, auditory evoked potentials (AEPs) und magneticly evoked potentials (MEPs)

Key publications
  • Wirz Stefan, Wartenberg Hans Christian, Schenk Micheal, Weckbecker Klaus, Klöcker Norbert, Junker Uwe Tumorschmerzen bei geriatrischen Patienten. Senioren brauchen eine angepasste Therapie MMW Fortschritte der Medizin 2009;151 (47):87-90; quiz 91 [PubMed]
  • Conrad Rupert, Schilling Guntram, Bausch Christiane, Nadstawek Joachim, Wartenberg Hans Christian, Wegener Ingo, Geiser Franziska, Imbierowicz Katrin, Liedtke Reinhard Temperament and character personality profiles and personality disorders in chronic pain patients Pain 2007;133 (1-3):197-209 [PubMed]
  • Wirz Stefan, Wartenberg Hans Christian, Elsen Christian, Wittmann Maria, Diederichs Marta, Nadstawek Joachim Managing cancer pain and symptoms of outpatients by rotation to sustained-release hydromorphone: a prospective clinical trial Clinical journal of pain 2006;22 (9):770-775 [PubMed]
  • Wartenberg Hans C., Urban Bernd W. Single sodium channels from human skeletal muscle in planar lipid bilayers: characterization and response to pentobarbital Journal of anesthesia 2004;18 (2):100-106 [PubMed]
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