Victor F Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma: beyond the brain
    Victor F Garcia
    Division of Trauma Services, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Crit Care Clin 19:551-61, x. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent bariatric surgery: treatment delayed, treatment denied, a crisis invited
    Victor F Garcia
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1-4. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Despite overall low pediatric head injury mortality, disparities exist between races
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1858-64. 2008
  4. pmc Baseline BMI is a strong predictor of nadir BMI after adolescent gastric bypass
    Thomas H Inge
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 156:103-108.e1. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse
    Colin A Martin
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Surg 199:210-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Alarming trends in the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving compliance
    Shawn J Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:200-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in child abuse mortality are not explained by injury severity
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1031-6; discussion 1036-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners increase bedside nurses' satisfaction with pediatric trauma patient care
    Kaaren Fanta Shebesta
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 3019, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:66-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Role of computed tomography and clinical findings in pediatric blunt intestinal injury: a multicenter study
    Kaveer Chatoorgoon
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1338-42. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1065-71. 2008

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma: beyond the brain
    Victor F Garcia
    Division of Trauma Services, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Crit Care Clin 19:551-61, x. 2003
    ..The final topic is a discussion of what the intensivist and surgeon must know when caring for the pediatric victim of terrorist attacks...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent bariatric surgery: treatment delayed, treatment denied, a crisis invited
    Victor F Garcia
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1-4. 2006
    ..The higher BMI criterion for adolescent bariatric surgery exposes the adolescent to a higher risk for operative death and complications, and suboptimal outcomes following bariatric surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Despite overall low pediatric head injury mortality, disparities exist between races
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1858-64. 2008
    ..To continually improve quality of care, it is important for centers caring for children with head injury to evaluate their overall outcome and that among diverse patient groups...
  4. pmc Baseline BMI is a strong predictor of nadir BMI after adolescent gastric bypass
    Thomas H Inge
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 156:103-108.e1. 2010
    ..Surgical treatment of extreme obesity may be appropriate for some adolescents. We hypothesized that surgical weight loss outcomes may differ by preoperative level of extreme obesity (body mass index [BMI] > or=99th percentile)...
  5. doi request reprint Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse
    Colin A Martin
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Surg 199:210-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if differential findings on initial head computed tomography (CT) scan could explain observed differential outcome by race...
  6. doi request reprint Alarming trends in the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving compliance
    Shawn J Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:200-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize patterns of restraint use among children hospitalized after motor vehicle collision and to examine the effects of race and socioeconomic status on compliance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in child abuse mortality are not explained by injury severity
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1031-6; discussion 1036-7. 2007
    ..Little is known about the etiology of this disparity. This study examines the importance of injury severity and initial presentation in explaining the observed disparity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners increase bedside nurses' satisfaction with pediatric trauma patient care
    Kaaren Fanta Shebesta
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 3019, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:66-9. 2006
    ..Our Level I Pediatric Trauma Center employs pediatric nurse practitioners (PNP) to manage inpatients. We hypothesized that the involvement of a PNP would lead to increased nursing staff satisfaction with patient care...
  9. doi request reprint Role of computed tomography and clinical findings in pediatric blunt intestinal injury: a multicenter study
    Kaveer Chatoorgoon
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1338-42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of clinical findings as well as original and repeated CT imaging in the ultimate decision to operate for BII...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1065-71. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a comprehensive effort to improve trauma care through multidisciplinary education and the use of simulation training to reinforce training and evaluate performance...
  11. doi request reprint Unnecessary imaging, not hospital distance, or transportation mode impacts delays in the transfer of injured children
    Kaveer Chatoorgoon
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:481-6. 2010
    ..Timely transfer of injured children to pediatric trauma centers (PTCs) that can address their unique needs is important. This study was designed to understand the characteristics of transferred injured children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of safety education on classmates of injured children: a prospective clinical trial
    Becky S Cook
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue ML 3019, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:96-101. 2006
    ..This unique program results not only in immediate but also in long-term retention of injury prevention information...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of factors associated with the delayed transfer of pediatric trauma patients: an emergency physician survey
    Marianne Beaudin
    Trauma Services and Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:758-63. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify, among emergency department (ED) physicians, the potential barriers impacting the appropriate and timely transfer of injured children to pediatric trauma centers...
  14. doi request reprint Reversal of type 2 diabetes mellitus and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors after surgical weight loss in adolescents
    Thomas H Inge
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 123:214-22. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that gastric bypass would improve parameters of metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular risk in adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  15. ncbi request reprint One-year outcomes of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbidly obese adolescents: a multicenter study from the Pediatric Bariatric Study Group
    M Louise Lawson
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45255, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:137-43; discussion 137-43. 2006
    ..Little is known about the metabolic outcomes of adolescent bariatric surgery. We report changes in weight, metabolic profile, and types of complications seen in a multicenter cohort...
  16. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of infant injuries and alarming health disparities
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:172-6; discussion 176-7. 2007
    ..Given the substantial disparity of infant injury-related mortality between African Americans (AA) and whites in our region, we sought to better understand the epidemiology of infant injury-related mortality rates...
  17. doi request reprint Use of a mild traumatic brain injury guideline to reduce inpatient hospital imaging and charges
    Jillian Goldberg
    Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1777-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a mild TBI guideline in reducing hospital charges and repeated imaging of pediatric patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preferential loss of central (trunk) adiposity in adolescents and young adults after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Thomas Inge
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:153-8. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of a right-sided aortic arch on outcome in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula
    Steven R Allen
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:479-83. 2006
    ..During repair of an esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF), a right-sided aortic arch (RAA) presents a technical challenge. We reviewed our experience with EA/TEF focusing on the impact of RAA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Managing bariatric patients in a children's hospital: radiologic considerations and limitations
    Thomas H Inge
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:609-17. 2005
    ..Herein the authors discuss these topics within the context of characteristic bariatric patient profiles and the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure, currently the authors' standard operative approach...
  21. doi request reprint Reversibility of cardiac abnormalities in morbidly obese adolescents
    Holly M Ippisch
    Division of Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Medical Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1342-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate changes in cardiac geometry, systolic and diastolic function before and after weight loss in morbidly obese adolescents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to adolescent obesity
    Thomas H Inge
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 15:429-53. 2004
    ..Indications for operation during adolescence should be conservative until appropriately designed clinical studies have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of these techniques applied to adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of pectus carinatum
    Ala Stanford Frey
    Division of General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:40-5; discussion 40-5. 2006
    ..Based on our initial success with compression bracing, we have integrated this modality into our treatment algorithm...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery for severely overweight adolescents: concerns and recommendations
    Thomas H Inge
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 114:217-23. 2004
    ..Surgery should be performed in institutions that are equipped to meet the tertiary care needs of severely obese patients and to collect long-term data on the clinical outcomes of these patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Family perception: quality of life following a child's traumatic injury
    Lynn H Schweer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:6-14; quiz 15-6. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates the long-term impact of injury and validates the need for earlier intervention and anticipatory guidance for the child and family...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners provide excellent care with superior patient satisfaction for injured children
    Kaaren Fanta
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:277-81. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a PNP can provide injured children a level of care commensurate with a resident (RES)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complications of nonoperative management of pediatric blunt hepatic injury: Diagnosis, management, and outcomes
    Steven R Giss
    Department of Surgery, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 61:334-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the incidence and types of complications associated with NOM in terms of diagnosis, management, and outcomes...
  28. pmc Development, implementation and evaluation of a unique African-American faith-based approach to increase automobile restraint use
    Richard A Falcone
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1335-41. 2006
    ..This study describes the development and implementation of a community participatory faith-based youth injury prevention program...
  29. ncbi request reprint All-terrain vehicle and bicycle crashes in children: epidemiology and comparison of injury severity
    Rebeccah L Brown
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:375-80. 2002
    ..Further, the authors sought to identify whether ATV-related injuries elicited changes in risk-taking behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of artificial intelligence to identify cardiovascular compromise in a model of hemorrhagic shock
    Todd F Glass
    Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:450-6. 2004
    ..To determine whether a prototype artificial intelligence system can identify volume of hemorrhage in a porcine model of controlled hemorrhagic shock...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adolescent bariatric surgery: treatment delayed may be treatment denied
    Victor F Garcia
    Pediatrics 115:822-3. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Application of laparoscopy for bariatric surgery in adolescents
    Victor F Garcia
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 15:248-55. 2003
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  33. ncbi request reprint Beriberi after gastric bypass surgery in adolescence
    Alexander Towbin
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr 145:263-7. 2004
    ..We report three cases of dry beriberi in adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery for clinically severe obesity. The key to successful treatment of this problem lies in prompt recognition and thiamine supplementation...