Klinik für Neugeborene, Kinder und Jugendliche

Universitätsklinik der Paracelsus Medizinischen Privatuniversität

Oberarzt PD Dr. med. N. Rochow PD Dr. med. Niels Rochow, Oberarzt

Schwerpunkt: Neonatologie

E-Mail: Niels.Rochow@klinikum-nuernberg.de

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Facharzt für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin

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  1. Voigt M, Fusch C, Olbertz D, Hartmann K, Rochow N, Renken C, Schneider KTM. Analysis of the Neonatal Collective in the Federal Republic of Germany, 12th Report: Presentation of Detailed Percentiles for the Body Measurement of Newborns. Geburtsh Frauenheilk, 2006. 66: p. 956-70.
  2. Rochow N, Niesytto C, Fusch C. Born with severe fetal distress at 25 weeks of gestation and a normal neurological outcome. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2008 Sep;140(1):126-8
  3. Rochow N, Küster H, Bandt C, Hoffmann U, Fusch C. Unexpected muscular hypotonia and need for mechanical ventilation in a preterm infant. Acta Paediatr. 2008 Dec;97(12):1602-3, 1758-9
  4. Voigt M, Rochow N, Zygmunt M, Straube S, Schneider KT, Briese V. Risks of pregnancy and birth, birth presentation, and mode of delivery in relation to the age of primiparous women. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2008 Dec;212(6):206-10
  5. Rochow N, Bachmaier N, Tost F, Beck JF, Bernig T. The case of a one-year-old girl with hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Apr-May;26(3):136-41
  6. Rochow N, Möller S, Fusch G, Drogies T, Fusch C. Levels of lipids in preterm infants fed breast milk. Clin Nutr. 2010 Feb;29(1):94-9
  7. Voigt M, Rochow N, Straube S, Briese V, Olbertz D, Jorch G. Birth weight percentile charts based on daily measurements for very preterm male and female infants at the age of 154-223 days. J Perinat Med. 2010 Feb 2.
  8. Voigt M, Rochow N, Hesse V, Olbertz D, Schneider KT, Jorch G. Short Communication about Percentile Values of Body Measures of Newborn Babies. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2010 Jan; 214(1):24-9.
  9. Voigt M, Rochow N, Jährig K, Straube S, Hufnagel S, Jorch G. The dependence of neonatal SGA and LGA rates on maternal height and weight - an analysis of the German Perinatal Survey. J Perinat Med. 2010 Jul;38(4):425-30.
  10. Rochow N, Jochum F, Redlich A, Korinekova Z, Linnemann K, Weitmann K, Boehm G, Müller H, Kalhoff H, Hoffmann W, Fusch C. Metabolic acidosis in infants fed fortified breast milk: effects on weight gain and bone mineralization. Clin Nutr 2010 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Fusch G, Choi A, Rochow N, Fusch C. Quantification of lactose content in human and cow's milk using UPLC-tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2011 Dec 1;879(31):3759-62. Epub 2011 Oct 6. PMID:22041090
  12. Rochow N, Fusch G, Mühlinghaus A, Niesytto C, Straube S, Utzig N, Fusch C. A nutritional program to improve outcome of very low birth weight infants. Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb;31(1):124-31. Epub 2011 Sep 3. PMID:21890250
  13. Rochow N, Raja P, Straube S, Voigt M. Misclassification of Newborn Infants Due to Systematic Error in Plotting Birth Weight Percentile Values. Pediatrics, 2012
  14. Voigt M, Rochow N, Guthmann F, Hesse V, Schneider KT, Schnabel D. Birth weight percentile values for girls and boys under consideration of maternal height. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2012
  15. Rochow N, Chan E, Wu W, Selvaganapathy P, Fusch G, Berry L, Brash J, Chan A, Fusch C. Artificial Placenta - Lung assist device for term and preterm newborns with severe respiratory failure. Int J Artif Organs 2013; May.
  16. Wu W, Rochow N, Chan E, Fusch G, Manan A, Nagpal D, Selvaganapathy P,  Fusch C. Lung Assist Device: Development of Microfluidic Oxygenators for Preterm Infants with Respiratory Failure. Lab on Chip. 2013;
  17. Choi A, Fusch G, Rochow N, Sheikh N, Fusch C. Establishment of Micro-Methods for Macronutrient Contents Analysis in Breast Milk. Matern Child Nutr. 2013.
  18. Rochow N, Fusch G, Choi A, Chessell L, Elliott L, McDonald K, Kuiper E, Purcha M, Turner S, Chan E, Xia M, Fusch C. Target Fortification of Breast Milk with Fat, Protein and Carbohydrates for Preterm Infants. J Pediatr. 2013
  19. Voigt M, Olbertz D, Schneider KT, Wittwer-Backofen U, Hesse V, Rochow N. Changes in the Somatic Classification According to Birth Weight and Duration of Pregnancy of Newborn Girls when Maternal Height is Considered. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2013;217(3):107-9
  20. Voigt M, Wittwer-Backofen U, Scholz R, Schneider KT, Straube S, Olbertz D, Hesse V, Rochow N. Analysis of the German perinatal survey of the years 2007-2011 and comparison with data from 1995-1997: neonatal characteristics and duration of pregnancy. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2013;217(6):211-4.
  21. Scholz R, Voigt M, Schneider KT, Rochow N, Hagenah HP, Hesse V, Straube S. Analysis of the German Perinatal Survey of the Years 2007-2011 and Comparison with Data from 1995-1997: Maternal Characteristics. Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 2013 Dec;73(12):1247-1251.
  22. Rochow N, Manan A, Wu W, Fusch G, Monkman S, Leung J, Chan E, Predescu D, Brash J, Selvaganpathy PR, Fusch C. An Integrated Array of Microfluidic Oxygenators as a Neonatal Lung Assist Device: inVitro Characterization and inVivo Demonstration. Artficial Organs. 2014.
  23. Fusch G, Rochow N, Choi A, Fusch S, Poeschl S, Ubah AO, Lee SY, Raja P, Fusch C. Rapid measurement of macronutrients in breast milk: How reliable are infrared milk analyzers? Clin Nutr. 2014
  24. Fusch G, Mitra S, Rochow N, Fusch C. Target fortification of breast milk: levels of fat, protein or lactose are not related. Acta Paediatr. 2014
  25. Voigt M, Rochow N, Schneider KT, Hagenah HP, Scholz R, Hesse V, Wittwer-Backofen U, Straube S, Olbertz D. New Percentile Values for the Anthropometric Dimensions of Singleton Neonates: Analysis of Perinatal Survey Data of 2007-2011 from all 16 States of Germany. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2014
  26. Vasanthan T, Rochow N, Mian FM, Codini T, DeFrance B, Fusch G, Samiee-Zafarghandy S, Fusch C. LPS from bovine serum albumin drives TNF-α release during ex-vivo placenta perfusion experiments, contaminates the perfusion system but can be effectively removed by oxidative cleaning. Placenta. 2014 Dec;35(12):1095-8.
  27. Voigt M, Rochow N, Schneider KT, Hagenah HP, Straube S, Scholz R, Hesse V, Hentschel R, Olbertz D. New Percentile Values for the Anthropometric Dimensions of Twin Neonates: Analysis of Perinatal Survey Data of 2007-2011 from all 16 States of Germany. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2014 Dec;218(6):254-60.
  28. Rochow N, Landau-Crangle E, Fusch C. Challenges in breast milk fortification for preterm infants. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2015 May;18(3):276-84.
  29. Rochow N, Fusch G, Zapanta B, Ali A, Barui S, Fusch C. Target fortification of breast milk: How often should milk analysis be done? Nutrients. 2015 Apr 1;7(4):2297-310.
  30. Leung JM, Berry LR, Atkinson HM, Cornelius RM, Sandejas D, Rochow N, Selvaganapathy R, Fusch C, Chan AKC, Brash JL. Surface modification of poly(dimethy lsiloxane) with a covalent antithrombin–heparin complex for the prevention of thrombosis : use of polydopamine as bonding agent. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2015
  31. Rochow N, Raja P, Liu K, Fenton T, Landau-Crangle E, Göttler S, Jahn A, Lee S, Seigel S, Campbell D, Heckmann M, Pöschl J and Fusch C. Physiological adjustment to postnatal growth trajectories in healthy preterm infants. Pediatric Research 2016.
  32. Fusch G, Kwan C, Huang RC, Rochow N, Fusch C. Need of quality control program when using near-infrared human milk analyzers. Acta Paediatr 2015; DOI: 10.1111/apa.13305
  33. Kotrri G, Fusch G, Kwan C, Choi D, Choi A, Al Kafi N, Rochow N, Fusch C. Validation of Correction Algorithms for Near-IR Analysis of Human Milk in an Independent Sample Set- Effect of Pasteurization. Nutrients 2016
  34. Choi A, Fusch G, Rochow N, Fusch C. Target Fortification of Breast Milk: Predicting the Final Osmolality of the Feeds. PLoS One. 2016 Feb 10;11(2):e0148941
  35. Goswami I, Rochow N, Fusch G, Liu K, Marrin ML, Heckmann M, Nelle M, Fusch C. Length Normalized Indices for Fat Mass and Fat-Free Mass in Preterm and Term Infants during the First Six Months of Life. Nutrients. 2016 Jul 8;8(7).
  36. Rochow N, Landau-Crangle E, Lee S, Schünemann H, Fusch C. Quality Indicators but Not Admission Volumes of Neonatal Intensive Care Units Are Effective in Reducing Mortality Rates of Preterm Infants. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 10;11(8):e0161030.
  37. Kwan C, Fusch G, Bahonjic A, Rochow N, Fusch C. Infrared analyzers for breast milk analysis: fat levels can influence the accuracy of protein measurements. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2017
  38. Rochow N, AlSamnan M, So HY, Olbertz D, Pelc A, Däbritz J, Hentschel R, Wittwer-Backofen U, Voigt M. Birth weight percentiles based on maternal height are valid for different ethnic groups. Journal of Prinatal Medicine 2018
  39. Matharoo H, Dabaghi M, Rochow N, Fusch G, Saraei N, Tauhiduzzaman M, Veldhuis S, Brash J, Fusch C, Selvaganapathy PR. Steel reinforced composite silicone membranes and its integration to microfluidic oxygenators for high performance gas exchange. Biomicrofluidics. 2018
  40. Landau-Crangle E, Rochow N, Fenton TR, Liu K, Ali A, So HY, Fusch G, Marrin ML, Fusch C. Individualized Postnatal Growth Trajectories for Preterm Infants. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2018
  41. Peng J, Rochow N, Dabaghi M, Bozanovic R, Jansen J, Predescu D, DeFrance B, Lee SY, Fusch G, Ravi Selvaganapathy P, Fusch C. Postnatal dilatation of umbilical cord vessels and its impact on wall integrity: Prerequisite for the artificial placenta. Int J Artif Organs. 2018
  42. Fusch G, Mitra S, Topp H, Agarwal A, Yiu SH, Bruhs J, Rochow N, Lange A, Heckmann M, Fusch C. Source and Quality of Enteral Nutrition Influences Oxidative Stress in Preterm Infants: A Prospective Cohort Study. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2018
  43. Singh B, Rochow N, Chessell L, Wilson J, Cunningham K, Fusch C, Dutta S, Thomas S. Gastric Residual Volume in Feeding Advancement in Preterm Infants (GRIP Study): A Randomized Trial. J Pediatr. 2018 Sep;200:79-83
  44. Rochow N, AlSamnan M, So HY, Olbertz D, Pelc A, Däbritz J, Hentschel R, Wittwer-Backofen U, Voigt M. Maternal body height is a stronger predictor of birth weight than ethnicity: analysis of birth weight percentile charts. J Perinat Med. 2018
  45. Durrani N, Rochow N, Alghamdi J, Pelc A, Fusch C, Dutta S. Minimum Duration of Antibiotic Treatment based on Blood Culture in Ruled out Neonatal Sepsis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018
  46. Al-Shehri H, O'haj M, Elsini R, Alharbi H, Jabari M, Al-Qashar F, Rochow N. Assessment of the implementation of problembased learning model in Saudi medical colleges: a cross-sectional study. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2018
  47. Dabaghi M, Saraei N, Fusch G, Rochow N, Brash JL, Fusch C, Selvaganapathy PR. An ultra-thin highly flexible microfluidic device for blood oxygenation. Lab Chip. 2018
  48. Voigt M, Pelc A, Durrani NUR, Rochow N, Weller J, Wittwer-Backofen U, Hentschel R, Schleußner E, Straube S. Maternal body mass index and smoking during pregnancy do not affect the proportional sexual dimorphism for birth weight- an analysis of the German Perinatal Survey. Anthropol Anz. 2018
  49. Dabaghi M, Fusch G, Saraei N, Rochow N, Brash JL, Fusch C, Ravi Selvaganapathy P. An artificial placenta type microfluidic blood oxygenator with double-sided gas transfer microchannels and its integration as a neonatal lung assist device. Biomicrofluidics. 2018
  50. Rochow N, Landau-Crangle E, So HY, Pelc A, Fusch G, Däbritz J, Göpel W, Fusch C. Z-score differences based on cross-sectional growth charts do not reflect the growth rate of very low birth weight infants. PLoS One. 2019
  51. Dabaghi M, Saraei N, Fusch G, Rochow N, Brash JL, Fusch C, Ravi Selvaganapathy P. An ultra-thin, all PDMS-based microfluidic lung assist device with high oxygenation capacity. Biomicrofluidics. 2019
  52. Durrani NUR, AlGhamdi J, Rochow N, Helou SE, Marrin ML. Association of Low Umbilical Cord pH and Hypoglycemia in Healthy Term Newborns: Should it Be a Part of Postnatal Screening? J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019
  53. Kwan C, Fusch G, Rochow N, Fusch C; MAMAS Study collaborators. Milk analysis using milk analyzers in a standardized setting (MAMAS) study: A multicentre quality initiative. Clin Nutr. 2019



  1. Rochow N, Voigt M, Olbertz D, Straube S. Birth Weight percentiles: an international comparison, in: Zabransky S. (Editor) Caring for children born small for gestational age. Springer Healthcare 2013
  2. Fusch C, Rochow N. Anreicherung von Muttermilch und Target Fortification. In: Kühn T. (Editor) Muttermilchernährung bei Frühgeborenen. UNI-MED Science 2015.


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