P S Barie

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections: epidemiology and prevention
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Comell University, Ann and Max A Cohen Surgical Intensive Care Unit, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:S9-21. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The value of critical care
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:1445-62. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant organisms and antibiotic management
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:345-91, ix-x. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of drotrecogin alfa (activated) for the therapy of surgical patients with severe sepsis
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:S77-80. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery P713A, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68 Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:1115-35, viii-ix. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and the surgeon--2005
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:247-53. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of antibiotic therapy on mortality of critical surgical illness caused or complicated by infection
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Public Health, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:41-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal outcomes of intra-abdominal infection complicated by critical illness
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:365-73. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Oh Lord! I've got those clinical research blues
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:327-42. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute acalculous cholecystitis
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, P 713A, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 5:302-9. 2003

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections: epidemiology and prevention
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Comell University, Ann and Max A Cohen Surgical Intensive Care Unit, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:S9-21. 2002
    ..This review analyzes the reasons why patients are at risk and what can be done to minimize the risk...
  2. doi request reprint The value of critical care
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:1445-62. 2012
    ..Explicit articulation of comparative cost-effectiveness facilitates the allocation of limited resources. Physicians and policy-makers must evaluate such studies with caution, skepticism, and attention to the methods used...
  3. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant organisms and antibiotic management
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:345-91, ix-x. 2012
    ..Unfortunately, a dearth of new agents and drugs is in development. As clinicians we must learn to make do with what we have for the foreseeable future, according to the principles of antibiotic stewardship...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of drotrecogin alfa (activated) for the therapy of surgical patients with severe sepsis
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:S77-80. 2006
    ..This review was performed to analyze recent data and clinical trends in the management of surgical patients with severe sepsis with respect to the efficacy and safety of therapy with DrotAA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery P713A, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68 Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:1115-35, viii-ix. 2005
    ..The use of new "active" antibacterial devices may reduce risk further. Surgeons can minimize the risk to the patient of the development of SSI through strict adherence to established surgical guidelines for perioperative care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and the surgeon--2005
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:247-53. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of antibiotic therapy on mortality of critical surgical illness caused or complicated by infection
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Public Health, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:41-54. 2005
    ..This study was performed to elucidate the role of scheduled, rotating antibiotic therapy in defining mortality among febrile, infected surgical ICU patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal outcomes of intra-abdominal infection complicated by critical illness
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:365-73. 2004
    ..We evaluated the causes and consequences of intra-abdominal infections among critically ill surgical patients in a single tertiary-care intensive care unit (ICU) over a decade...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oh Lord! I've got those clinical research blues
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:327-42. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute acalculous cholecystitis
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, P 713A, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 5:302-9. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of cefepime plus metronidazole versus imipenem/cilastatin in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infection
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:269-80. 2004
    ..Our objective was to compare the economic benefits of cefepime plus metronidazole with those of imipenem/cilastatin in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Leading and managing in unmanageable times
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Trauma 59:803-14. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Traumatic lumbar hernia: report of cases and comprehensive review of the literature
    Bryan M Burt
    Departments of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 57:1361-70. 2004
    ..Acute lumbar hernia secondary to blunt trauma is an uncommon injury of the abdominal wall and, when encountered, is a difficult challenge for the trauma surgeon...
  14. ncbi request reprint Benefit/risk profile of drotrecogin alfa (activated) in surgical patients with severe sepsis
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Payson 713A, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 188:212-20. 2004
    ..However, there were no surgeons on the committee, and thus questions remained regarding the safety and efficacy of drotrecogin alfa (activated) in surgical patients...
  15. pmc Phlebotomy in the intensive care unit: strategies for blood conservation
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University Anne and Max A Cohen Surgical ICU, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Crit Care 8:S34-6. 2004
    ..Point-of-care testing uses microliter quantities of blood, has acceptable precision, and can provide valuable diagnostic information while being minimally invasive...
  16. ncbi request reprint Causes and consequences of fever complicating critical surgical illness
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, and Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Anne and Max A Cohen Surgical ICU, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:145-59. 2004
    ..The specific hypothesis tested is that postoperative fever is associated with adverse clinical outcomes, including increased organ dysfunction and risk of death...
  17. doi request reprint Efficacy of therapy with recombinant human activated protein C of critically ill surgical patients with infection complicated by septic shock and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Burns, Critical Care, and Trauma, Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:443-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized rhAPC to be effective therapy for critically ill surgical patients with septic shock...
  18. doi request reprint Decreasing magnitude of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome despite increasingly severe critical surgical illness: a 17-year longitudinal study
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Anne and Max A Cohen Surgical Intensive Care Unit, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Trauma 65:1227-35. 2008
    ..g., tight glycemic control, activated protein C, fewer transfusions causing fewer nosocomial infections) may have decreased the incidence, magnitude, and mortality of MODS, as hypothesized in this study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serious intra-abdominal infections
    P S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:263-7. 2001
    ..It remains to be determined whether the adequacy of source control can be quantified meaningfully...
  20. doi request reprint Acute acalculous cholecystitis
    Philip S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 0065, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 39:343-57, x. 2010
    ..CT is probably of comparable accuracy, but carries both advantages and disadvantages. Rapid improvement may be expected when AAC is diagnosed correctly and cholecystostomy is performed timely...
  21. doi request reprint Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in critical surgical illness
    Philip S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:369-77. 2009
    ..quot; Ensuing observations and investigations, undertaken in large part by surgeon-scientists, have refined our current understanding of MODS, yielding better outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low lipid concentrations in critical illness: implications for preventing and treating endotoxemia
    B R Gordon
    Rogosin Institute, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Crit Care Med 24:584-9. 1996
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind clinical trial comparing cefepime plus metronidazole with imipenem-cilastatin in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections. Cefepime Intra-abdominal Infection Study Group
    P S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Surg 132:1294-302. 1997
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of cefepime hydrochloride plus metronidazole vs the combination of imipenem and cilastatin sodium in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections in adult patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of complicated intra-abdominal infections
    P S Barie
    Weill Medical College, Cornell University and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY 10021, USA
    J Chemother 11:464-77. 1999
    ..The issue of the adequacy of surgical "source control" may be paramount, as an improper, untimely, or incorrect operation would have an overwhelmingly negative effect on outcome compared to the efficacy of the antibiotic...
  25. ncbi request reprint Modern surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and therapy--less is more
    P S Barie
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 1:23-9. 2000
    ..Failure to stratify for risk may prolong treatment unnecessarily, confound the interpretation of future studies, and increase the prevalence of bacterial resistance...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationships of hypocholesterolemia to cytokine concentrations and mortality in critically ill patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Daniel A Bonville
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:39-49. 2004
    ..The study was performed to test the hypothesis that a low cholesterol concentration predicts mortality and secondarily predicts the development of organ dysfunction in critical surgical illness...
  27. ncbi request reprint The use of computed tomography for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children does not influence the overall rate of negative appendectomy or perforation
    M J Weyant
    Department of Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2:19-23. 2001
    ..Results of studies performed in adults may not be extrapolated to the evaluation of children with suspected acute appendicitis...
  28. doi request reprint Higher body mass index predicts need for insulin but not hyperglycemia, nosocomial infection, or death in critically ill surgical patients
    Frederic Pieracci
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:121-30. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that obese patients would not incur a higher likelihood of infection if euglycemia was maintained...
  29. ncbi request reprint Devastating presentations of regional enteritis (Crohn's disease): two reports of survival following severe multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
    Catherine J Grossman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:301-7. 2004
    ..Regional enteritis may present in the setting of a variety of clinical symptoms. These symptoms range from mild to severe...
  30. ncbi request reprint Current surgical opinion of computed tomography for acute appendicitis
    Inderpal S Sarkaria
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:243-52. 2004
    ..Thus, it is possible that skepticism of the value of CTA to diagnose AA may exist. Our objective was to determine the current knowledge of and attitudes regarding CTA among practicing surgeons...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned: durability and progress of a program for ancillary cost reduction in surgical critical care
    P S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma 43:590-4; discussion 594-6. 1997
    ..Shorter length of stay and lower costs benefit the patient, the surgeon, the intensivist, and the institution...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gender-based differences in outcome in patients with sepsis
    S R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1342-7. 1999
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that female patients admitted to the surgical intensive care unit with a documented infection have a lower mortality rate...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the development of decubitus ulcers in critically ill surgical patients
    S R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1678-82. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in critical surgical illness
    P S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 1:173-85; discussion 185-6. 2000
    ..Biological indicators of organ dysfunction may prove to be better markers for MODS in the future...
  35. doi request reprint Treatment of Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection-associated septic shock and acute respiratory distress syndrome with drotrecogin alfa (activated) in a renal transplant recipient
    J M Huston
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:277-80. 2009
    ..This outcome suggests that drotrecogin alfa (activated) may be useful therapy for transplant recipients who develop severe sepsis or septic shock secondary to potentially lethal opportunistic infections...
  36. ncbi request reprint Persistently elevated soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist levels in critically ill patients
    M A Rogy
    Department of Surgery, New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, New York 10021
    J Am Coll Surg 178:132-8. 1994
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the use of emergency department computed tomography for suspected acute appendicitis
    M A Maluccio
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2:205-11; discussion 211-4. 2001
    ..Widespread use of CT in the evaluation of patients for AA should be implemented with caution until institution-specific protocols are validated...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is imaging necessary for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis?
    Michael J Weyant
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Adv Surg 37:327-45. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship of hypolipidemia to cytokine concentrations and outcomes in critically ill surgical patients
    B R Gordon
    Rogosin Institute, 505 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1563-8. 2001
    ..To determine the relationship of hypolipidemia to cytokine concentrations and clinical outcomes in critically ill surgical patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint The contemporary surgical intensive care unit. Structure, staffing, and issues
    P S Barie
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 80:791-804, vii. 2000
    ..Although all care models may work, the ideal model for a given ICU can be found only through ongoing performance improvement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Management of severe sepsis of abdominal origin
    F M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Scand J Surg 96:184-96. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of 9 disease-associated variables for outcome prediction in patients with sepsis
    S E Calvano
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    Arch Surg 133:1347-50. 1998
    ..To assess the ability of 9 clinical or biological variables to predict outcome (survival or nonsurvival) using multiple regression and classification analyses...
  43. ncbi request reprint Current opinion regarding indications for emergency department thoracotomy
    M A Miglietta
    Department of Surgery, St. Barnabas Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 51:670-6. 2001
    ..We recommend that practice guidelines for EDT be established on the basis of a consensus definition of SOL to allow for a more uniform and selective approach to EDT...
  44. ncbi request reprint Degree of anticoagulation, but not warfarin use itself, predicts adverse outcomes after traumatic brain injury in elderly trauma patients
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Trauma 63:525-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that, among elderly warfarin users, the degree of anticoagulation, rather than warfarin therapy itself, would predict the severity of traumatic brain injury...
  45. doi request reprint Implementation of tight glucose control for critically ill surgical patients: a process improvement analysis
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:523-31. 2009
    ..We examined our performance in instituting a protocol for tight glucose control in our surgical intensive care unit (ICU)...
  46. doi request reprint Does de-escalation of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia affect the likelihood of recurrent pneumonia or mortality in critically ill surgical patients?
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 66:1343-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that DT for VAP was not associated with an increased rate of recurrent pneumonia (RP) or mortality in a high acuity cohort of critically ill surgical patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in elderly patients
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 63:344-50. 2007
    ..We reviewed our experience with ARDS to determine whether outcomes were improving over time, and in particular whether outcomes were equally favorable among our elderly patients aged 65 years or older...
  48. doi request reprint Treatment of severe sepsis secondary to mycobacterium avium-intracellulare with recombinant human activated protein C
    Brant Ullery
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:389-94. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Biological warfare: current concerns for the health care provider
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Trauma 52:179-86. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Insurance status, but not race, predicts perforation in adult patients with acute appendicitis
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:445-52. 2007
    ..In addition, lower socioeconomic status has been linked to impaired access to surgical care. We sought to examine the relationships among race, insurance status, and perforation in a recent, adult population with acute appendicitis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Severity scoring for prognostication in patients with severe acute pancreatitis: comparative analysis of the Ranson score and the APACHE III score
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Anne and Max A Cohen Surgical Intensive Care Unit, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Surg 137:730-6. 2002
    ..Despite a paucity of validation, the Ranson score is still the most popular method for gauging the severity of pancreatitis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure in critically ill surgical patients: persistent lethality despite new modes of renal replacement therapy
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma 63:987-93. 2007
    ..Consequently, we determined whether outcomes were improved with CRRT in SICU patients, and hypothesized that CRRT lowers mortality for patients with ARF...
  53. doi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and postoperative mortality from critical illness
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 18:501-7. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined this issue in surgical patients specifically. We tested the hypothesis that BMI is associated with mortality from surgical critical illness...
  54. doi request reprint Prospective analysis of life-sustaining therapy discussions in the surgical intensive care unit: a housestaff perspective
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:468-76. 2008
    ..Prospective data addressing end-of-life care in the surgical ICU are lacking. We determined factors surrounding life-sustaining therapy discussions (LSTDs) in our surgical ICU as experienced by housestaff...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of long-term anticoagulation is associated with traumatic intracranial hemorrhage and subsequent mortality in elderly patients hospitalized after falls: analysis of the New York State Administrative Database
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Trauma 63:519-24. 2007
    ..We used a statewide hospital discharge database to test the hypothesis that long-term anticoagulation (LTA) increases the likelihood of traumatic ICH and subsequent mortality in this patient population...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing DNR decision-making in a surgical ICU
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:995-1000. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether illness severity correlated with the presence of DNR order in critically ill surgical patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Explaining insurance-related and racial disparities in the surgical management of patients with acute appendicitis
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th St, No KB 220, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 194:57-62. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that these disparities are caused by presenting hospitals' use of LA...
  58. ncbi request reprint The effect of an intermediate care unit on the demographics and outcomes of a surgical intensive care unit population
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Center, and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Arch Surg 139:315-9. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that the introduction of a new intermediate care or step-down unit (SDU) managed by surgically trained intensivists would allow the admission of more acutely ill patients while maintaining satisfactory outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Serum bicarbonate concentration correlates with arterial base deficit in critically ill patients
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 4:193-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated retrospectively the correlation of SB with BD in a cohort of surgical intensive care unit patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in creation of do-not-resuscitate orders for critically ill elderly patients following emergency surgery
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 515 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Trauma 60:193-7; discussion 197-8. 2006
    ..We studied factors associated with issuance of a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order and impact on morbidity and mortality in emergency surgery patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint The impact of the 2003 blackout on a level 1 trauma center: lessons learned and implications for injury prevention
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Trauma 57:1127-31. 2004
  62. doi request reprint The pathogen of ventilator-associated pneumonia does not influence the mortality rate of surgical intensive care unit patients treated with a rotational antibiotic system
    Soumitra R Eachempati
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:13-20. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of short-duration creatinine clearance determinations in predicting 24-hour creatinine clearance in critically ill and injured patients
    Robert A Cherry
    Department of Surgery, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Trauma 53:267-71. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that measured 2-hour (CrCl2), 6-hour (CrCl6), and 16-hour (CrCl16) urine creatinine clearance accurately reflect measured (CrCl24meas) and calculated 24-hour CrCl (CrCl24calc) in critical illness...
  64. doi request reprint Defining the current negative appendectomy rate: for whom is preoperative computed tomography making an impact?
    Patrick L Wagner
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surgery 144:276-82. 2008
    ..Historically, the negative appendectomy rate (NAR) for patients operated on for acute appendicitis (AA) has exceeded 20%. We sought to define the current NAR with increased use of computed tomography (CT) and laparoscopy...
  65. ncbi request reprint The role of laparoscopy in penetrating abdominal stab wounds
    Robert A Cherry
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:14-7. 2005
    ..5%), a 58.3% reduction. Evidence of PP during DL is a reasonable indicator to determine the need for EL and reduce the number of NTLs...
  66. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with mortality in patients with penetrating abdominal vascular trauma
    S R Eachempati
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Surg Res 108:222-6. 2002
    ..Prehospital transport, resuscitation, and operative intervention are all critical to the care of the penetrating trauma victim. We determined which factors most affected mortality in patients with penetrating abdominal vascular injuries...
  67. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery--2005 and beyond
    Ronald L Nichols
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:349-61. 2005
    ..Surgeons, pharmacists, and other physicians who prescribe prophylactic antibiotics...
  68. ncbi request reprint The position of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma on the future of trauma surgery
    Michael F Rotondo
    Department of Surgery, East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    J Trauma 59:77-9. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint Large-volume liposuction complicated by retroperitoneal hemorrhage: management principles and implications for the quality improvement process
    M Talmor
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:2244-8; discussion 2249-50. 2000
    ..Guidelines for the safe practice of large-volume liposuction need to be established...
  70. doi request reprint Orthopaedic injuries associated with fall from floor forty-seven
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:154-8. 2009
    ..A discussion of relevant pathoanatomy seen after falls from a height is included, and the discussion concludes with a review of damage control orthopaedics...
  71. doi request reprint Variant neutropenic enterocolitis presenting as acute appendicitis
    Brant W Ullery
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:301-5. 2009
    ..In addition, we formally recognize neutropenic appendicitis as a variant of NE and differentiate it from acute non-neutropenic appendicitis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Critical care of the bariatric patient
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1796-804. 2006
    ..To synthesize the current literature on care of obese, critically ill, and bariatric surgical patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Making the case for a paradigm shift in trauma surgery
    Thomas J Esposito
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, and Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:655-67. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal infections
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:440-9. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls of implementing acute care surgery
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Trauma 62:1264-70; discussion 1270-1. 2007
    ..Incorporating emergency general surgery into the current practice of the trauma and critical care surgeon carries sweeping implications for future practice and training...
  76. doi request reprint Use of continuous venovenous haemodialysis to reverse acute hypothermia after multiple trauma
    Patrick L Wagner
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021, USA
    Asian J Surg 31:151-3. 2008
    ..CVVHD achieved rapid rewarming and holds advantages over established rewarming methods in the trauma setting...
  77. doi request reprint The contemporary approach to the care of Jehovah's witnesses
    Duncan B Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care and Trauma, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 65:237-47. 2008
    ..Such refusal serves as a potential obstacle to optimal therapeutic intervention among critically injured Jehovah's Witnesses. As such, care of these patients requires an aggressive and multidisciplinary approach to therapy...
  78. ncbi request reprint Structure of surgical critical care and trauma fellowships
    Samuel A Tisherman
    Department of Surgery, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2282-6. 2006
    ..As the American Board of Surgery is considering combining SCC, trauma, and emergency surgery into "acute care surgery" fellowship training, a better understanding of current program structures is needed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Duodenocaval fistula: a late complication of retroperitoneal irradiation and vena cava replacement
    Ganesha B Perera
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, 92068, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:52-8. 2004
    ..In most patients, "spontaneous" DCF have occurred as a late complication of high-dose radiation for carcinoma of the right kidney or retroperitoneal structures...
  80. ncbi request reprint Survival after a documented 19-story fall: a case report
    Britt S Lee
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Trauma 55:869-72. 2003
  81. doi request reprint Hemobilia secondary to acute acalculous cholecystitis
    John R Rodney
    Department of Surgery, P713A NewYork Presbyterian Hospital 525 East 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:493-4. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint Strategies in the prevention and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Am Surg 73:419-32. 2007
    ..Eventual choice of antibiotic and duration of therapy are selected based on culture results and patient stability, with an emphasis on minimization of unnecessary antibiotic use...
  83. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of iron-related anemias in critical illness
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1898-905. 2006
    ..To review of the prevalence, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of iron (Fe)-related anemias in critical illness...
  84. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of effects of enteral iron supplementation on anemia and risk of infection during surgical critical illness
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:9-19. 2009
    ..Critical illness is characterized by hypoferremia, iron-deficient erythropoiesis (IDE), and anemia. The relative risks and benefits of iron supplementation in this setting are unknown...
  85. doi request reprint Nonpulmonary organ dysfunction and mortality with acute respiratory failure
    Philip S Barie
    Chest 134:467; author reply 468. 2008
  86. ncbi request reprint Surf's up at evidence beach
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:227-8. 2004
  87. doi request reprint Guidelines for evaluation of new fever in critically ill adult patients: 2008 update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1330-49. 2008
    ..To update the practice parameters for the evaluation of adult patients who develop a new fever in the intensive care unit, for the purpose of guiding clinical practice...
  88. ncbi request reprint Practice management guidelines for geriatric trauma: the EAST Practice Management Guidelines Work Group
    David G Jacobs
    Carolina Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28238, USA
    J Trauma 54:391-416. 2003
  89. ncbi request reprint International integrated database for the evaluation of severe sepsis and drotrecogin alfa (activated) therapy: analysis of efficacy and safety data in a large surgical cohort
    Didier Payen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Surgery 140:726-39. 2006
    ..This database broadens the experience reported on a comparatively small set of surgical patients from the pivotal Protein C Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis trial to examine issues of safety and efficacy in a much larger cohort...
  90. ncbi request reprint International integrated database for the evaluation of severe sepsis and drotrecogin alfa (activated) therapy: analysis of efficacy and safety data in a large surgical cohort
    Didier Payen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Surgery 141:548-61. 2007
    ..This database broadens the experience reported on a comparatively small set of surgical patients from the pivotal Protein C Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis trial to examine issues of safety and efficacy in a much larger cohort...
  91. pmc Early antibiotic treatment for severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    E Patchen Dellinger
    Division of General Surgery, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Surg 245:674-83. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Surviving sepsis
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:1-2. 2004
  93. ncbi request reprint "All in" for a huge pot: the PROWESS-SHOCK trial for refractory septic shock
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:491-4. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint An opinion too far--the campaign against the Surviving Sepsis Campaign
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:485-8. 2006
  95. ncbi request reprint Developing quality measures for sepsis care in the ICU
    Sean M Berenholtz
    Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:559-68. 2007
    ..Although several therapies improve outcomes in patients with sepsis, rigorously developed measures to evaluate quality of sepsis care in the intensive care unit (ICU) are lacking...
  96. doi request reprint Forensic microbiology and the reinterpretation of history
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:413-4. 2008
  97. ncbi request reprint Panel discussion: current issues in the prevention and management of surgical site infection--part 2
    Ansgar O Aasen
    Department of Surgery, University of Oslo, Norway
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:S99-102. 2002
  98. ncbi request reprint Panel discussion: current issues in the prevention and management of surgical site infection--part 1
    Ansgar O Aasen
    Department of Surgery, University of Oslo, Norway
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:S1-7. 2002
  99. ncbi request reprint New infection prevention guidelines from the CDC (and in the process, where are we)?
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:295-6. 2002
  100. ncbi request reprint Breaking with tradition: evidence-based antibiotic prophylaxis of open fractures
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:327-9. 2006
  101. ncbi request reprint Warning! Danger Will Robinson! Lyme disease clinical practice guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, activist patients, antitrust law, and prosecutorial zeal
    Philip S Barie
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:147-50. 2007