Charles de Mestral

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention, diagnosis, and management of surgical site infections: relevant considerations for critical care medicine
    Charles de Mestral
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, K3W 28H, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada Electronic address
    Crit Care Clin 29:887-94. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the incidence, management, and mortality of blunt thoracic aortic injury: a population-based analysis
    Charles de Mestral
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 216:1110-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A contemporary analysis of the management of the mangled lower extremity
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:597-603. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cholecystostomy: a bridge to hospital discharge but not delayed cholecystectomy
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:175-9; discussion 179-80. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of the clinical course of 10,304 patients with acute cholecystitis, discharged without cholecystectomy
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:26-30; discussion 30-1. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Emergency access to neurosurgical care for patients with traumatic brain injury
    Sunjay Sharma
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:51-7. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Institutional and provider factors impeding access to trauma center care: an analysis of transfer practices in a regional trauma system
    David Gomez
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1288-93. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The mortality benefit of direct trauma center transport in a regional trauma system: a population-based analysis
    Barbara Haas
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1510-5; discussion 1515-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Comparative operative outcomes of early and delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a population-based propensity score analysis
    Charles de Mestral
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:10-5. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy timing in traumatic brain injury: a propensity-matched cohort study
    Aziz S Alali
    From the Sunnybrook Research Institute A S A, D C S, R A F, A K, C D M, A B N, Department of Critical Care D C S, R A F, Division of Neurosurgery T G M, Department of Research Design and Biostatistics A K, and Department of Surgery A B N, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Clinical Epidemiology Program A S A, D C S, R A F, J G R, A K, A B N, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care D C S, R A F, and Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute J G R, A B N and Department of Medicine J G R, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto and Division of Neurosurgery A S A, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:70-6; discussion 76-8. 2014

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention, diagnosis, and management of surgical site infections: relevant considerations for critical care medicine
    Charles de Mestral
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, K3W 28H, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada Electronic address
    Crit Care Clin 29:887-94. 2013
    ..This article reviews the risk factors and measures to prevent surgical site infection and diagnostic and management considerations relevant to critical care medicine. ..
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the incidence, management, and mortality of blunt thoracic aortic injury: a population-based analysis
    Charles de Mestral
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 216:1110-5. 2013
    ..Our objective was to perform a population-based analysis of secular trends in the incidence, management, and in-hospital mortality of blunt thoracic aortic injury...
  3. doi request reprint A contemporary analysis of the management of the mangled lower extremity
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:597-603. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Cholecystostomy: a bridge to hospital discharge but not delayed cholecystectomy
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:175-9; discussion 179-80. 2013
    ..We present the characteristics and clinical course of a population-based cohort with acute cholecystitis managed with PC...
  5. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of the clinical course of 10,304 patients with acute cholecystitis, discharged without cholecystectomy
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:26-30; discussion 30-1. 2013
    ..We therefore present a population-based analysis of the clinical course of patients with AC discharged without cholecystectomy...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency access to neurosurgical care for patients with traumatic brain injury
    Sunjay Sharma
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:51-7. 2014
    ..Access to neurosurgical services is critical to optimal outcomes through reduction of secondary injury. We sought to evaluate variations in access to neurosurgical care across a regional trauma system...
  7. doi request reprint Institutional and provider factors impeding access to trauma center care: an analysis of transfer practices in a regional trauma system
    David Gomez
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1288-93. 2012
    ..In those who are transferred, significant delays have been described. The availability of specialists, imaging modalities, or critical care resources might significantly affect transfer practices...
  8. doi request reprint The mortality benefit of direct trauma center transport in a regional trauma system: a population-based analysis
    Barbara Haas
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1510-5; discussion 1515-7. 2012
    ..Taking a novel, population-based approach, we estimated the potential detrimental impact of undertriage to a non-TC (NTC) within a regional system...
  9. doi request reprint Comparative operative outcomes of early and delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a population-based propensity score analysis
    Charles de Mestral
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:10-5. 2014
    ..To compare the operative outcomes of early and delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy timing in traumatic brain injury: a propensity-matched cohort study
    Aziz S Alali
    From the Sunnybrook Research Institute A S A, D C S, R A F, A K, C D M, A B N, Department of Critical Care D C S, R A F, Division of Neurosurgery T G M, Department of Research Design and Biostatistics A K, and Department of Surgery A B N, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Clinical Epidemiology Program A S A, D C S, R A F, J G R, A K, A B N, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care D C S, R A F, and Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute J G R, A B N and Department of Medicine J G R, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto and Division of Neurosurgery A S A, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:70-6; discussion 76-8. 2014
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  11. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking trauma center performance in traumatic brain injury: the limitations of mortality outcomes
    Sunjay Sharma
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:890-4. 2013
    ..We postulate that discharge home (DH) as a proxy for functional outcome may be a more useful measure of quality and may have significant implications on the assessment of TC performance and external benchmarking efforts...
  12. doi request reprint Associated injuries, management, and outcomes of blunt abdominal aortic injury
    Charles de Mestral
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 56:656-60. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Flail chest injuries: a review of outcomes and treatment practices from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Niloofar Dehghan
    From the Division of Orthopaedics N D, M d M, E H S, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital Division of General Surgery C D M, Department of Surgery, and Department of Surgery A N, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:462-8. 2014
    ..Our goals were to investigate the prevalence, current treatment practices, and outcomes of flail chest injuries in polytrauma patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of distance on triage to trauma center care in an urban trauma system
    Aristithes G Doumouras
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:456-62. 2012
    ..In such systems, patients meeting field trauma triage (FTT) criteria should be transported directly to a trauma center, bypassing closer non-trauma centers...
  15. doi request reprint Gender-associated differences in access to trauma center care: A population-based analysis
    David Gomez
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Surgery 152:179-85. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Population-based analysis of blunt splenic injury management in children: operative rate is an informative quality of care indicator
    Marvin Hsiao
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Injury 45:859-63. 2014
    ..We investigate the feasibility of using operative rate for BSI as a quality of care indicator...
  17. doi request reprint Is activity restriction appropriate for patients with hereditary spherocytosis? A population-based analysis
    Marvin Hsiao
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Hematol 92:523-5. 2013
    ..4 (95 % CI 0.1-1.4) to a high of 1.0 (0.1-3.6). The rate of BSI in the HS patient population appears not to differ significantly from those in the general population...
  18. pmc Intracranial pressure monitoring in severe traumatic brain injury: results from the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program
    Aziz S Alali
    1 Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:1737-46. 2013
    ..However, variability in ICP monitoring rates contributed only modestly to variability in institutional mortality rates. Identifying other institutional practices that impact on mortality is an important area for future research...