Mark J Seamon

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Affiliation: Cooper University Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prehospital interventions for penetrating trauma victims: a prospective comparison between Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, USA
    Injury 44:634-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Skin closure after trauma laparotomy in high-risk patients: opening opportunities for improvement
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:433-9; discussion 439-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The use of emergency department thoracotomy for traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Injury 43:1355-61. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The effects of intraoperative hypothermia on surgical site infection: an analysis of 524 trauma laparotomies
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Ann Surg 255:789-95. 2012
  5. doi request reprint HIV and hepatitis in an urban penetrating trauma population: unrecognized and untreated
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    J Trauma 71:306-10; discussion 311. 2011
  6. doi request reprint "SCIP"ping antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma: The consequences of noncompliance
    Brian P Smith
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19142, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:452-6; discussion 456. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy for penetrating injuries of the heart and great vessels: an appraisal of 283 consecutive cases from two urban trauma centers
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 67:1250-7; discussion 1257-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy: still useful after abdominal exsanguination?
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 64:1-7; discussion 7-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Retained surgical items: a problem yet to be solved
    Stanislaw P A Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:15-22. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Do chronic liver disease scoring systems predict outcomes in trauma patients with liver disease? A comparison of MELD and CTP
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 69:568-73. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Prehospital interventions for penetrating trauma victims: a prospective comparison between Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, USA
    Injury 44:634-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesised that prehospital interventions by urban ALS providers prolong prehospital time and decrease survival in penetrating trauma victims...
  2. doi request reprint Skin closure after trauma laparotomy in high-risk patients: opening opportunities for improvement
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:433-9; discussion 439-40. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that leaving trauma laparotomy skin incisions open in high-risk patients with any enteric injury or requiring damage control laparotomy (DCL) would not affect superficial SSI and fascial dehiscence rates...
  3. doi request reprint The use of emergency department thoracotomy for traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Injury 43:1355-61. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The effects of intraoperative hypothermia on surgical site infection: an analysis of 524 trauma laparotomies
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Ann Surg 255:789-95. 2012
    ..Our primary study objective was to determine whether intraoperative hypothermia predisposes patients to postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) after trauma laparotomy...
  5. doi request reprint HIV and hepatitis in an urban penetrating trauma population: unrecognized and untreated
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    J Trauma 71:306-10; discussion 311. 2011
    ..Our primary study objective was to measure the prevalence of HIV (anti-HIV), hepatitis B (HB surface antigen [HBsAg]), and hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) in our penetrating trauma population...
  6. doi request reprint "SCIP"ping antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma: The consequences of noncompliance
    Brian P Smith
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19142, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:452-6; discussion 456. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the role of these antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in preventing SSI in patients undergoing trauma laparotomy...
  7. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy for penetrating injuries of the heart and great vessels: an appraisal of 283 consecutive cases from two urban trauma centers
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 67:1250-7; discussion 1257-8. 2009
    ..Our primary study objective was to determine which patients requiring EDT for penetrating cardiac or great vessel (CGV) injury are salvageable...
  8. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy: still useful after abdominal exsanguination?
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 64:1-7; discussion 7-8. 2008
    ..Our primary study objective was to prove that prelaparotomy EDT is beneficial to patients with exsanguinating abdominal hemorrhage...
  9. doi request reprint Retained surgical items: a problem yet to be solved
    Stanislaw P A Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:15-22. 2013
    ..The goals of this study were to better define risk factors for RSI, to clarify previously discrepant risk factors, and to evaluate other potential contributors to RSI occurrence, such as trainee presence during an operation...
  10. doi request reprint Do chronic liver disease scoring systems predict outcomes in trauma patients with liver disease? A comparison of MELD and CTP
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 69:568-73. 2010
    ..Currently, data regarding the use of CTP in trauma is limited, whereas MELD remains unstudied. We compared MELD and CTP to determine which scoring system is a better clinical outcome predictor after trauma...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy: survival of the least expected
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    World J Surg 32:604-12. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that EDT is a technique that should be utilized for patients with critical penetrating injuries even in the absence of many traditional survival predictors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prehospital procedures before emergency department thoracotomy: "scoop and run" saves lives
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 63:113-20. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiography for suspected pulmonary embolism in the intensive care unit: unjustly underused or rightfully ignored?
    S Peter Stawicki
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Dulles, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Ultrasound 36:291-302. 2008
    ..Emphasis is placed on the use of TTE as a clinical triage tool for suspected PE...
  14. doi request reprint Follow-up after asymptomatic penetrating thoracic injury: 3 hours is enough
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 65:549-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence of delayed thoracic injury at 3 hours and 6 hours using standard CXR...
  15. doi request reprint Pancreatic injury in damage control laparotomies: Is pancreatic resection safe during the initial laparotomy?
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Injury 40:61-5. 2009
    ..We sought to characterise pancreatic injury patterns and outcomes to better determine optimal initial operative management in the DC population...
  16. doi request reprint Outcomes after emergency department thoracotomy for penetrating cardiac injuries: a new perspective
    Ezequiel J Molina
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Suite 400, Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:845-8. 2008
    ..In urban trauma centers where firearm injuries are much more common than stabbings, the presence of a penetrating cardiac injury may no longer be considered a predictor of survival after EDT...
  17. doi request reprint Early abdominal closure improves long-term outcomes after damage-control laparotomy
    Nicole Fox
    From the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care N F, S E R, M L, M J S, Department of Surgery M C, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:854-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that early abdominal closure after DCL improves long-term outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Just one drop: the significance of a single hypotensive blood pressure reading during trauma resuscitations
    Mark J Seamon
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 68:1289-94; discussion 1294-1295. 2010
    ..Although their clinical significance remains unknown, we hypothesized that single, isolated hypotensive BP readings during trauma resuscitations signify the presence of severe injuries that often warrant immediate intervention...
  19. doi request reprint Life after near death: long-term outcomes of emergency department thoracotomy survivors
    Deborah Keller
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1315-20. 2013
    ..Our primary study objective was to analyze the long-term social, cognitive, functional, and psychological outcomes in EDT survivors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Review of abdominal damage control and open abdomens: focus on gastrointestinal complications
    Brian P Smith
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 19:425-35. 2010
    ..The authors will provide an overview of the DC/OA approach, as well as the clinical diagnosis of ACS, followed by a discussion of DC/OA-associated complications, with focus on digestive system-specific complaints...
  21. doi request reprint A prospective validation of a current practice: the detection of extremity vascular injury with CT angiography
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 67:238-43; discussion 243-4. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that CT angiography (CTA) provides equivalent injury detection compared with the more invasive CA, but is more rapidly completed and more cost effective...
  22. ncbi request reprint A ten-year retrospective review: does pyloric exclusion improve clinical outcome after penetrating duodenal and combined pancreaticoduodenal injuries?
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 62:829-33. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether the performance of pyloric exclusion during repair of penetrating advanced duodenal injuries prevents postoperative duodenal fistulas and improves clinical outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adrenal gland injury secondary to blunt traumatic mechanisms: a marker of overall injury severity
    S Peter Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, St Luke s Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
    Endokrynol Pol 60:2-8. 2009
    ..This study describes a series of patients with blunt AGI, with the emphasis on AGI as a marker of injury severity, CT-radiographic classification of AGI and associated injury patterns...
  24. doi request reprint An analysis of inner-city students' attitudes towards violence before and after participation in the "Cradle to Grave" programme
    Amy J Goldberg
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Injury 41:110-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that C2G alters student attitudes towards gun violence...
  25. doi request reprint Intravascular retained surgical items: a multicenter study of risk factors
    Susan D Moffatt-Bruce
    Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Surg Res 178:519-23. 2012
    ..Retained surgical items (RSIs) have been previously studied in patients undergoing major surgical procedures. This is the first study that specifically examines potential risk factors for intravascular RSI (ivRSI)...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of penetrating lower extremity arterial trauma: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Nicole Fox
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S315-20. 2012
    ..Since that time, there have been advancements in the management of penetrating lower extremity arterial trauma. As a result, the Practice Management Guidelines Committee set out to develop updated guidelines...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. A comprehensive clinical review
    Sherwin P Schrag
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:407-18. 2007
    ..Special topics covered in this review include PEG tube placement following previous surgery and PEG tube use in pregnancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Thyrocervical trunk transection: a rare cause of massive hemothorax
    Mark J Seamon
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    J Trauma 62:1534. 2007
  29. doi request reprint Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Nicole A Stassen
    Practice Management Guideline Committee, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S294-300. 2012
    ..Since that time, a large volume of literature on these topics has been published requiring a reevaluation of the current EAST guideline...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiography for pulmonary embolism in the ICU: finding the "right" findings
    S Peter Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:42-7. 2008
    ..Use of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) in documenting cardiac disorders is well accepted. This study reviews institutional experience with TTE in the clinical setting of pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Complications related to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a comprehensive clinical review
    Matthew L Silviera
    Department of Surgery, Div of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 18:73-82. 2009
    ....
  32. pmc Civilian nuclear incidents: An overview of historical, medical, and scientific aspects
    Yuri Rojavin
    Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    J Emerg Trauma Shock 4:260-72. 2011
    ..Finally, an outline is included of decontamination, therapeutic, and prophylactic considerations pertaining to exposure to various radioactive materials...