Christopher D Hughes

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The clinical and economic impact of a sustained program in global plastic surgery: valuing cleft care in resource-poor settings
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:87e-94e. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Ratio of cesarean deliveries to total operations and surgeon nationality are potential proxies for surgical capacity in central Haiti
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Enders 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 37:1526-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake
    Christopher D Hughes
    Children s Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:523-33. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Better to light a candle: Arthur Barsky and global plastic surgery
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:131-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Potential economic benefit of cleft lip and palate repair in sub-Saharan Africa
    Blake Alkire
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 35:1194-201. 2011
  6. doi request reprint American plastic surgery and global health: a brief history
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:222-5. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Distance to hospital and utilization of surgical services in Haiti: do children, delivering mothers, and patients with emergent surgical conditions experience greater geographical barriers to surgical care?
    James M Friedman
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 28:248-56. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Emergency surgical care delivery in post-earthquake Haiti: Partners in Health and Zanmi Lasante experience
    Thomas McIntyre
    Department of Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center, SUNY Downstate School of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    World J Surg 35:745-50. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Surgeon migration between developing countries and the United States: train, retain, and gain from brain drain
    Lars E Hagander
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Surg 37:14-23. 2013
  10. pmc An opportunity for diagonal development in global surgery: cleft lip and palate care in resource-limited settings
    Pratik B Patel
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Enders 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Plast Surg Int 2012:892437. 2012

Collaborators

  • John G Meara
  • Reinou S Groen
  • Allison F Linden
  • Lars E Hagander
  • James M Friedman
  • Lars Hagander
  • Katherine Nash
  • Pratik B Patel
  • Blake Alkire
  • Thomas McIntyre
  • Kathleen M Casey
  • Karan Ganjawalla
  • Yolanda Martins
  • Jeff Blossom
  • Katherine A Nash
  • Marguerite Hoyler
  • Rebecca Maine
  • Thierry Pauyo
  • Selwyn O Rogers
  • Jeffrey R Vincent
  • Maxi Raymonville
  • Stephen R Sullivan

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint The clinical and economic impact of a sustained program in global plastic surgery: valuing cleft care in resource-poor settings
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:87e-94e. 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to describe the clinical and economic impact of recurrent short-term plastic surgical trips in low- and middle-income countries...
  2. doi request reprint Ratio of cesarean deliveries to total operations and surgeon nationality are potential proxies for surgical capacity in central Haiti
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Enders 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 37:1526-9. 2013
    ..This ratio has been estimated to be between 23.3 and 41.5 % in LMICs, but the tool's utility has not been replicated...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake
    Christopher D Hughes
    Children s Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:523-33. 2012
    ..Little is known about pediatric surgical disease in resource-poor countries. This study documents the surgical care of children in central Haiti and demonstrates the influence of the 2010 earthquake on pediatric surgical delivery...
  4. doi request reprint Better to light a candle: Arthur Barsky and global plastic surgery
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:131-4. 2013
    ..An appreciation and understanding of Barsky's groundbreaking work will help inform the future development of sustainable surgical systems in resource-poor settings. ..
  5. doi request reprint Potential economic benefit of cleft lip and palate repair in sub-Saharan Africa
    Blake Alkire
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 35:1194-201. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to establish a methodology for valuing the potential economic benefit of surgical intervention using cleft lip and palate (CLP) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a model...
  6. doi request reprint American plastic surgery and global health: a brief history
    Christopher D Hughes
    Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:222-5. 2012
    ..Although quality care is being delivered to resource-poor regions around the world, many of the challenges of regionally appropriate, sustainable care persist today...
  7. ncbi request reprint Distance to hospital and utilization of surgical services in Haiti: do children, delivering mothers, and patients with emergent surgical conditions experience greater geographical barriers to surgical care?
    James M Friedman
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 28:248-56. 2013
    ..An inverse relationship between healthcare utilization and distance to care has been previously described. The purpose of this study was to evaluate this effect related to emergency and essential surgical care in central Haiti...
  8. doi request reprint Emergency surgical care delivery in post-earthquake Haiti: Partners in Health and Zanmi Lasante experience
    Thomas McIntyre
    Department of Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center, SUNY Downstate School of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    World J Surg 35:745-50. 2011
    ..The goal of the present study was to provide a cross-sectional assessment of surgical need and care delivery across PIH/ZL facilities after the earthquake in Haiti...
  9. doi request reprint Surgeon migration between developing countries and the United States: train, retain, and gain from brain drain
    Lars E Hagander
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Surg 37:14-23. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the main drivers of surgeon migration can be addressed by providing adequate domestic surgical infrastructure, surgical training programs, and viable surgical career paths...
  10. pmc An opportunity for diagonal development in global surgery: cleft lip and palate care in resource-limited settings
    Pratik B Patel
    Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Enders 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Plast Surg Int 2012:892437. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we examine the applications of diagonal development to cleft care specifically and global surgical care more broadly...
  11. doi request reprint Pseudoaneurysm in the hand of a three-year-old boy: a case report
    Christopher D Hughes
    Integrated General Surgery Residency, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06119, USA
    J Emerg Med 42:e87-9. 2012
    ..Hypothenar hammer syndrome is often a consequence of repeated blunt trauma to the palm, but a false aneurysm, or pseudoaneurysm, of the palm is much rarer. A pseudoaneurysm is often the result of focal penetrating trauma...