Peter M Rhee

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lumbar fractures in adult blunt trauma: axial and single-slice helical abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans versus portable plain films
    Peter M Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Services, Washington Hospital Center, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 53:663-7; discussion 667. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence of late posttraumatic acute respiratory distress syndrome: the potential role of lung protective ventilation and conservative transfusion practice
    David Plurad
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 63:1-7; discussion 8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County Medical Center University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:1166-70. 2006
  4. doi request reprint A 6-year review of total parenteral nutrition use and association with late-onset acute respiratory distress syndrome among ventilated trauma victims
    David Plurad
    University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospital Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Injury 40:511-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanical strength of the Peri-Loc proximal tibial plate: a comparison of all-locked versus hybrid locked/nonlocked screw configurations
    Chris Estes
    The Center for Orthopedic Research and Education Institute, Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City West, AZ 85375, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:312-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Leukoreduction is associated with a decreased incidence of late onset acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury
    David Plurad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 74:117-23. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence and mortality of acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury: a 5-year observational study
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1107-13. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma deaths in a mature urban trauma system: is "trimodal" distribution a valid concept?
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:343-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Troponin increases in the critically injured patient: mechanical trauma or physiologic stress?
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1086-91. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Video consultation for trauma and emergency surgical patients
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Telemedicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 35:341-5. 2012

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Lumbar fractures in adult blunt trauma: axial and single-slice helical abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans versus portable plain films
    Peter M Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Services, Washington Hospital Center, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 53:663-7; discussion 667. 2002
    ..Since many trauma patients often undergo AP-CT scanning to evaluate for possible intra-abdominal injuries, using the AP-CT scan to screen for lumbar fractures could make the trauma evaluation process more efficient...
  2. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence of late posttraumatic acute respiratory distress syndrome: the potential role of lung protective ventilation and conservative transfusion practice
    David Plurad
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 63:1-7; discussion 8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the changes in ventilation and transfusion parameters over time and their associations with late posttraumatic ARDS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County Medical Center University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:1166-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of cervical spine fracture (CSF) and cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) based on mechanism following blunt and penetrating assault to better aid prioritization of management...
  4. doi request reprint A 6-year review of total parenteral nutrition use and association with late-onset acute respiratory distress syndrome among ventilated trauma victims
    David Plurad
    University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospital Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Injury 40:511-5. 2009
    ..To establish whether total parenteral nutrition (TPN) for ventilated trauma victims is associated with late-onset acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) independent of ventilation and transfusion parameters...
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanical strength of the Peri-Loc proximal tibial plate: a comparison of all-locked versus hybrid locked/nonlocked screw configurations
    Chris Estes
    The Center for Orthopedic Research and Education Institute, Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City West, AZ 85375, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:312-6. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Leukoreduction is associated with a decreased incidence of late onset acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury
    David Plurad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 74:117-23. 2008
    ..Leukoreduction should be routinely included in an overall treatment strategy to furthermore mitigate this complication in critically ill trauma patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence and mortality of acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury: a 5-year observational study
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1107-13. 2005
    ..We sought to examine whether there has been a corresponding change in the incidence and outcomes of ARDS after injury in recent years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma deaths in a mature urban trauma system: is "trimodal" distribution a valid concept?
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:343-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the applicability of this trimodal distribution in a modern trauma system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Troponin increases in the critically injured patient: mechanical trauma or physiologic stress?
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1086-91. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the etiologic factors and prognostic significance of increased Tn levels in a widely screened trauma population...
  10. doi request reprint Video consultation for trauma and emergency surgical patients
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Telemedicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 35:341-5. 2012
    ..We also expand on what we believe the future and direction of telesurgery in the fields of critical care and trauma surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intracorporeal use of the hemostatic agent QuickClot in a coagulopathic patient with combined thoracoabdominal penetrating trauma
    Franklin L Wright
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Trauma 56:205-8. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Energy substrate-supplemented resuscitation affects brain monocarboxylate transporter levels and gliosis in a rat model of hemorrhagic shock
    Tom Lin
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 59:1191-202; discussion 1202. 2005
    ..The hypothesis was that resuscitation with MC-based fluids would be accompanied by MCT1 up-regulation and glial response...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nephrectomy versus renal repair after trauma to the kidney: preserve or sacrifice?
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int Surg 91:295-300. 2006
    ..Nephrectomy can be offered when necessary without concerns about increasing the likelihood of postoperative renal failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of portable pump for the induction of profound hypothermia in a Swine model of lethal vascular injuries
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Trauma 61:1321-9. 2006
    ..In this experiment, a portable prototype pump was tested and its performance was compared with the regular roller pump in a swine model of lethal vascular injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emergency department hypotension is not an independent risk factor for post-traumatic acute renal dysfunction
    David Plurad
    Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:1120-7; discussion 1127-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the association of Emergency Department Hypotension (EDHypo) with post-traumatic renal insufficiency (RI) and renal failure (RF)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of scapular fractures and blunt thoracic aortic injury: fact or fiction?
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 71:54-7. 2005
    ..Patients with SF almost always have significant associated injuries. Although SF indicates a high amount of energy transmitted to the upper thorax, these patients rarely have BTAI. SF should not be used as an indicator of possible BTAI...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pedestrians injured by automobiles: risk factors for cervical spine injuries
    Hakan Yanar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:794-9. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of cervical spine injuries (CSI) in multitrauma patients, especially in the presence of head trauma, can be difficult. Identification of risk factors associated with CSI can help avoid missed or delayed diagnosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intubation after cervical spinal cord injury: to be done selectively or routinely?
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 69:891-4. 2003
    ..The majority of patients with CSCI require intubation. In patients with CSCI above C5 and complete quadriplegia, intubation should be offered routinely and early because delays may cause preventable morbidity...
  19. doi request reprint Mortality impact of hypothermia after cavitary explorations in trauma
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, USC LAC Medical Center, University of Southern California, 1200 North State Street, IPT, C5L100, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    World J Surg 33:864-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that for trauma patients undergoing laparotomy or thoracotomy, early postoperative hypothermia is a predictor of mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusions in trauma: six-year analysis of the transfusion practices at a Level I trauma center
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 74:953-7. 2008
    ..7%, P < 0.001) and no change in the use of platelets and cryoprecipitate. In conclusion, transfusions of PRBC were significantly reduced over time in trauma patients without any evident negative impact on mortality...
  21. doi request reprint Invasion vs insurgency: US Navy/Marine Corps forward surgical care during Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Stacy A Brethauer
    Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, M61, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 143:564-9. 2008
    ..The transition from maneuver warfare to insurgency warfare has changed the mechanism and severity of combat wounds treated by US Marine Corps forward surgical units in Iraq...
  22. doi request reprint Massive transfusion in trauma patients: tissue hemoglobin oxygen saturation predicts poor outcome
    Frederick A Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1010-23. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Rhabdomyolysis after penetrating trauma
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 70:890-2. 2004
    ..Therefore, critically injured penetrating trauma patients should be routinely screened with CK levels...
  24. doi request reprint The role of routine spinal imaging and immobilisation in asymptomatic patients after gunshot wounds
    Joseph DuBose
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care at the Los Angeles County, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Injury 40:860-3. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of spinal column injury requiring stabilisation in evaluable patients following gunshot injury...
  25. ncbi request reprint Management and hospital outcomes of blunt renal artery injuries: analysis of 517 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Burapat Sangthong
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:612-7. 2006
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Clinical experience using 5% hypertonic saline as a safe alternative fluid for use in trauma
    Joseph J Dubose
    Division of Trauma, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 68:1172-7. 2010
    ..5% solutions. The purpose of this study was to compare our experience with the administration of commercially available 5% HTS solution with that of well-matched controls who did not receive HTS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring for combat casualties
    William C Shoemaker
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, CA 90033, USA
    Mil Med 171:813-20. 2006
    ..Combined with an information system, this approach provided an early outcome predictor and evaluated, with an objective individualized method, the relative efficacy of alternative therapies for specific patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of mortality in isolated head injury patients: a new predictive model
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:868-72. 2006
    ..To construct a predictive model of survival in isolated head injury patients, on the basis of easily available parameters that are independent risk factors for survival outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality prediction of head Abbreviated Injury Score and Glasgow Coma Scale: analysis of 7,764 head injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and SICU, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:216-22. 2004
    ..We assessed the prognostic value and limitations of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and head Abbreviated Injury Score (AIS) and correlated head AIS with GCS...
  30. ncbi request reprint High-level falls: type and severity of injuries and survival outcome according to age
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 58:342-5. 2005
    ..There is little work published on this subject. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of age on the incidence and severity of specific organ injuries and survival outcome after high-level falls...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trauma fatalities: time and location of hospital deaths
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:20-6. 2004
    ..Analysis of the epidemiology, temporal distribution, and place of traumatic hospital deaths can be a useful tool in identifying areas for research, education, and allocation of resources...
  32. ncbi request reprint The presence of the adult respiratory distress syndrome does not worsen mortality or discharge disability in blunt trauma patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Injury 39:30-5. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Is there a role for aggressive use of fresh frozen plasma in massive transfusion of civilian trauma patients?
    Frederick A Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:948-58; discussion 958-60. 2008
    ..Damage control resuscitation (DCR) with early plasma in combat casualties requiring massive transfusion (MT) decreases early deaths from bleeding...
  34. doi request reprint The impact of uncross-matched blood transfusion on the need for massive transfusion and mortality: analysis of 5,166 uncross-matched units
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 65:1222-6. 2008
    ..Our hypothesis was that uncross-matched blood transfusion is a predictor of the need for massive transfusion and mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Life support for trauma and transport: a mobile ICU for safe in-hospital transport of critically injured patients
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:62-8. 2004
    ..The platform functions as a mobile ICU and has preliminarily been tested with success in combat settings. This is the first evaluation of LSTAT in the civilian transport arena...
  36. doi request reprint Cirrhosis and trauma are a lethal combination
    Chrysanthos Georgiou
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, USC LAC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, IPT, C5L100, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    World J Surg 33:1087-92. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the risk of mortality and complications associated with cirrhosis in trauma patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Enterocutaneous fistula complicating trauma laparotomy: a major resource burden
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 75:30-2. 2009
    ..Further investigation into the prevention and treatment of this costly complication is warranted...
  38. ncbi request reprint A portable handpump is effective in the evacuation of hemothorax in a swine model of penetrating chest injury
    Amin Jaskille
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Trauma 55:864-8. 2003
    ..A swine model of penetrating chest injury was designed to test this concept. Our hypothesis was that an HP would be as effective as the standard of care for the evacuation of a large hemopneumothorax...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of plasma transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 66:693-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the optimal use of fresh-frozen plasma (FFP) in trauma. Our hypothesis was that a higher FFP: packed red blood cells (PRBC) ratio is associated with improved survival...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of hemostatic agents in a swine model of lethal groin injury
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Trauma 54:1077-82. 2003
    ..A large-animal model of lethal, uncontrolled hemorrhage was developed to test whether the use of various hemostatic agents would decrease bleeding and improve early survival...
  41. doi request reprint Preventable morbidity at a mature trauma center
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 144:536-41; discussion 541-2. 2009
    ..To analyze the preventable and potentially preventable complications occurring at a mature level I trauma center...
  42. doi request reprint Blunt cardiac rupture: a 5-year NTDB analysis
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033 4525, USA
    J Trauma 67:788-91. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to use the National Trauma Data Bank to review the epidemiology and outcomes associated with traumatic BCR...
  43. doi request reprint Initial experiences and outcomes of telepresence in the management of trauma and emergency surgical patients
    Rifat Latifi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 198:905-10. 2009
    ..Teletrauma programs allow rural patients access to advanced trauma and emergency medical services that are often limited to urban areas...
  44. ncbi request reprint High success with nonoperative management of blunt hepatic trauma: the liver is a sturdy organ
    George C Velmahos
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County USC Healthcare Network, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 138:475-80; discussion 480-1. 2003
    ..Nonoperative management of liver injuries (NOMLI) is highly successful and rarely leads to adverse events...
  45. doi request reprint The impact of platelet transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients
    Kenji Inaba
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4525, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:573-9. 2010
    ..The impact of platelet transfusion in trauma patients undergoing a massive transfusion (MT) was evaluated...
  46. doi request reprint Impact of ABO-identical vs ABO-compatible nonidentical plasma transfusion in trauma patients
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, 1200 N State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4525, USA
    Arch Surg 145:899-906. 2010
    ..Exposure to ABO-compatible nonidentical plasma will result in worse outcomes than transfusion with ABO-identical plasma only...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tactical surgical intervention with temporary shunting of peripheral vascular trauma sustained during Operation Iraqi Freedom: one unit's experience
    Lowell W Chambers
    Department of Surgery, First Medical Battalion Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Camp Pendelton, California 92055 5191, USA
    J Trauma 61:824-30. 2006
    ..Temporary vascular shunting of these injuries in the forward area facilitates rapid restoration of perfusion while allowing for deferment of definitive repair until after transport to units with greater resources and expertise...
  48. ncbi request reprint Traumatic wounds
    Peter Rhee
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:22-5. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Pedestrians injured by automobiles: relationship of age to injury type and severity
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and SICU, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:382-7. 2004
    ..There is little research on the effect of age on the nature and severity of injuries to pedestrians struck by automobiles...
  50. pmc Selective nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care, Department of Surgery, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 244:620-8. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility and safety of selective nonoperative management in penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Splenectomy for trauma increases the rate of early postoperative infections
    James Wiseman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    Am Surg 72:947-50. 2006
    ..More specifically, splenectomy patients more often develop pneumonia and multiple infections. This increase in infections is not associated with increased mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint The experience of the US Marine Corps' Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon with 417 operative combat casualties during a 12 month period of operation Iraqi Freedom
    Lowell W Chambers
    Department of Surgery, 1st Medical Battalion Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California 92055 5191, USA
    J Trauma 60:1155-61; discussion 1161-4. 2006
    ..The experience of two co-located FRSS teams during 1 year of service in Operation Iraqi Freedom is reviewed to evaluate the system's efficacy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relationship between American College of Surgeons trauma center designation and mortality in patients with severe trauma (injury severity score > 15)
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:212-5; quiz A45. 2006
    ..There is very little work published on the association of ACS trauma center designation and outcomes in severe trauma...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Technology of the future applied to the present: Life Support for Trauma and Transport (LSTAT)]
    Patrizio Petrone
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Cir Esp 78:198-201. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Testing of modified zeolite hemostatic dressings in a large animal model of lethal groin injury
    Naresh Ahuja
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 61:1312-20. 2006
    ..However, the effect of these alterations on the hemostatic efficacy is unknown. We tested modified zeolites and a chitosan based dressing against controls in a swine model of battlefield injury...
  56. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on the outcomes of 1,153 critically injured blunt trauma patients
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1048-51; discussion 1051. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate a large cohort of critically injured patients to better understand the influence of obesity on the outcomes of patients after severe blunt trauma...
  57. ncbi request reprint The neck with complex anatomic features and dense concentration of numerous vital structures
    Demetrios Demetriades
    University of Southern California and Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:6-10. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Neck injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    University of Southern California and Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:13-85. 2007
  59. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamically "stable" patients with peritonitis after penetrating abdominal trauma: identifying those who are bleeding
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 140:767-72. 2005
    ..Despite initial presentation, hemodynamically stable patients with penetrating abdominal trauma may have significant ongoing hemorrhage and major intra-abdominal injuries requiring emergent surgical intervention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Does pelvic hematoma on admission computed tomography predict active bleeding at angiography for pelvic fracture?
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, Room no 6341, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am Surg 71:759-62. 2005
    ..The absence of a pelvic hematoma or contrast blush should not alter indications for pelvic angiography, as they do not reliably exclude active pelvic bleeding...
  61. doi request reprint Significance of troponin elevation after severe traumatic brain injury
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:46-52. 2008
    ..Elevation of serum troponin (cTnI) after nontraumatic cerebral insult has been associated with an adverse prognosis. This association has not been well documented in traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Preventable or potentially preventable mortality at a mature trauma center
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 63:1338-46; discussion 1346-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the preventable and potentially preventable deaths occurring at a mature Level I trauma center...
  63. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis does not protect severely injured patients against pulmonary embolism
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:893-6. 2004
    ..Practices from nontrauma populations have been erroneously extrapolated to the unique trauma population. To reduce the rate of PE after trauma, new methods of thromboprophylaxis should be considered...
  64. ncbi request reprint Liver cirrhosis in patients undergoing laparotomy for trauma: effect on outcomes
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:538-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of death or serious complications in cirrhotic trauma patients undergoing laparotomy as compared with that in a similar group of patients without cirrhosis...
  65. ncbi request reprint Combined CT venography and CT pulmonary angiography for the detection of deep venous thrombosis in injured patients
    Christian Jones
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 74:935-8. 2008
    ..As the consequences of a missed pelvic DVT are high and the added time burden, radiation, and contrast required for a CTV are low, further investigation into optimizing the sensitivity of CTV performed at the time of CTPA is warranted...