Tolulope A Oyetunji

Summary

Affiliation: Howard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Revisiting childhood obesity: persistent underutilization of surgical intervention?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 78:788-93. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Associated injuries in traumatic sternal fractures: a review of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 79:702-5. 2013
  3. pmc Profiling the ethnic characteristics of domestic injuries in children younger than age 5 years
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 78:426-31. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of postdischarge complications: role of in-hospital length of stay
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 205:71-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric negative appendectomy rate: trend, predictors, and differentials
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:16-20. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiologic trend in elderly domestic injury
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:206-11. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes of injured children at adult level 1 trauma centers: are there benefits from added specialized care?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg 201:445-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with complicated appendicitis: ethnic disparity amid changing trend
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e99-103. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Multiple imputation in trauma disparity research
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 165:e37-41. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Redefining hypotension in the elderly: normotension is not reassuring
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Howard Hopkins Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Arch Surg 146:865-9. 2011

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Revisiting childhood obesity: persistent underutilization of surgical intervention?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 78:788-93. 2012
    ..Bariatric surgery remains a viable option and a structured guideline in children may provide equitable access across different ethnic and socioeconomic groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Associated injuries in traumatic sternal fractures: a review of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 79:702-5. 2013
    ..Cardiac injuries are less frequent and vascular injuries less so. Mechanism of injury and presence of sternal fractures should alert providers to these potential associated injuries. ..
  3. pmc Profiling the ethnic characteristics of domestic injuries in children younger than age 5 years
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 78:426-31. 2012
    ..Therefore, greater attention is needed to provide more effective home safety interventions to children among high-risk ethnic groups...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of postdischarge complications: role of in-hospital length of stay
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 205:71-6. 2013
    ..Surgical length of stay (LOS) has been correlated with quality of care, with shorter stays implying better care. The relationship between LOS and postdischarge complications (PDCs) has not been evaluated effectively...
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric negative appendectomy rate: trend, predictors, and differentials
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:16-20. 2012
    ..We set out to determine the accuracy of diagnosis of appendicitis by analyzing the trends in the negative appendectomy rate (NAR) using a national database...
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiologic trend in elderly domestic injury
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:206-11. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the 4-y national trend in elderly domestic injury, and we hypothesize that the home remains a significant source of injury...
  7. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes of injured children at adult level 1 trauma centers: are there benefits from added specialized care?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg 201:445-9. 2011
    ..The authors hypothesized that no mortality difference should exist between children seen at ATC (adult trauma centers) versus ATC with added qualifications in pediatrics (ATC-AQ)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with complicated appendicitis: ethnic disparity amid changing trend
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e99-103. 2011
    ..The role of LA versus open appendectomy (OA) in complicated (perforated) appendicitis has remained controversial...
  9. doi request reprint Multiple imputation in trauma disparity research
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 165:e37-41. 2011
    ..Missing data has remained a major disparity in trauma outcomes research due to missing race and insurance data. Multiple imputation (M.IMP) has been recommended as a solution to deal with this major drawback...
  10. doi request reprint Redefining hypotension in the elderly: normotension is not reassuring
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Howard Hopkins Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Arch Surg 146:865-9. 2011
    ..Recent debate concerns the most appropriate definition of hypotension. Some have advocated raising the systolic blood pressure (BP) threshold to 110 mm Hg while others favor 80 mm Hg...
  11. doi request reprint Early-stage gallbladder cancer in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database: effect of extended surgical resection
    Stephanie R Downing
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Arch Surg 146:734-8. 2011
    ..Extended surgical resection (ESR) may improve survival in patients with early-stage primary gallbladder cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in complicated appendicitis: a review of the NSQIP database
    Karleena Regina Marie Tuggle
    Howard University Hospital, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 163:225-8. 2010
    ..Controversy still exits regarding the superiority of either laparoscopic or open technique for the treatment of complicated appendicitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in cost of trauma care in the United States: who is paying more?
    Augustine C Obirieze
    Department of Surgery, Outcomes Research Center, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:516-22. 2012
    ..This study investigates similar potential regional differences in the cost of adult trauma care using an all-payer, nationally representative sample...
  14. pmc State-by-state variation in emergency versus elective colon resections: room for improvement
    Augustine C Obirieze
    Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1286-91. 2013
    ..This study seeks to investigate potential state-by-state variations in the incidence of emergent versus elective colon resections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of 577 pediatric firearm fatalities: a 2-year review of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 80:366-71. 2014
    ..Pediatric firearm fatalities still remain an important public health concern. Inclusive gun control policies focused on primary prevention of accidental injuries may be more effective in mitigating its impact. ..
  16. pmc Is laparoscopy a risk factor for bile duct injury during cholecystectomy?
    Terrence M Fullum
    Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Ste 4100B, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    JSLS 17:365-70. 2013
    ..Previously, risk factors for bile duct injury have been identified as acute cholecystitis, male gender, older age, aberrant biliary anatomy, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  17. doi request reprint The changing population of the United States and use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Faisal G Qureshi
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20010, USA
    J Surg Res 184:572-6. 2013
    ..The impact of ethno-demographic changes on ECMO outcomes has not been fully examined. We evaluated the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry over a 21-y period to understand these trends...
  18. doi request reprint Demographically associated variations in outcomes after bariatric surgery
    Patricia L Turner
    Department of Surgery, General Surgery Division, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, 21201 1595, USA
    Am J Surg 201:475-80. 2011
    ..Despite this increase, there has been limited large-scale database evaluation of the effects of demographics on postoperative occurrences...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of insurance status on actuarial survival in hospitalized trauma patients: when do they die?
    Stephanie R Downing
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Trauma 70:130-4; discussion 134-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate whether these factors exerted survival impact that could be observed throughout the hospital stay...
  20. doi request reprint Does the pattern of injury in elderly pedestrian trauma mirror that of the younger pedestrian?
    Suryanarayana M Siram
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 167:14-8. 2011
    ..This study is aimed at evaluating the pattern of injury in the elderly pedestrians and how it differs from younger patients...
  21. pmc Open versus laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
    Terrence M Fullum
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    JSLS 17:23-9. 2013
    ..However, its adoption as the preferred surgical approach and the risks associated with paraesophageal hiatal hernia repair have not been reviewed in a large database...
  22. doi request reprint Disparities in trauma care: are fewer diagnostic tests conducted for uninsured patients with pelvic fracture?
    Oluwaseyi B Bolorunduro
    Department of Surgery, Howard Hopkins Center for Outcomes Research, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 205:365-70. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine differences in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures administered to patients undergoing trauma with pelvic fractures using a national database...
  23. ncbi request reprint Living on a prayer: religious affiliation and trauma outcomes
    Amal Khoury
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 78:66-8. 2012
    ..Although we could not identify a statistical association between religious affiliation and mortality on multivariate analysis, there was an association with injury severity suggesting religious patients were less severely injured...
  24. doi request reprint Association between helmets and facial injury after a motorcycle collision: an analysis of more than 40 000 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Joseph G Crompton
    Department of Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Surg 147:674-6. 2012
    ..40; 95% CI, 0.37-0.43) and a lower prevalence of specific types of facial injury compared with their nonhelmeted counterparts...
  25. doi request reprint Negative appendectomy: a 10-year review of a nationally representative sample
    Shiva A Seetahal
    Howard Hopkins Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 201:433-7. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to show current statistics and trends in negative appendectomy rates in the United States...
  26. pmc Association between hospitals caring for a disproportionately high percentage of minority trauma patients and increased mortality: a nationwide analysis of 434 hospitals
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Halsted 610, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    Arch Surg 147:63-70. 2012
    ..To determine whether there is an increased odds of mortality among trauma patients treated at hospitals with higher proportions of minority patients (ie, black and Hispanic patients combined)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Insurance status is a potent predictor of outcomes in both blunt and penetrating trauma
    Wendy R Greene
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg 199:554-7. 2010
    ..Patients with penetrating injuries are known to have worse outcomes than those with blunt trauma. We hypothesize that within each injury mechanism there should be no outcome difference between insured and uninsured patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ureteral trauma: patterns and mechanisms of injury of an uncommon condition
    Suryanarayana M Siram
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 199:566-70. 2010
    ..Traumatic ureteral injuries are uncommon, thus large series are lacking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma at an adult trauma center
    Suryanarayana Siram
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:692-5. 2010
    ..Accidental traumatic injury is the number 1 cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. In this study, we aim to prove that certain pediatric patients can be treated with good outcomes at an adult level 1 trauma center...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors of marginal ulcers after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Neil H Bhayani
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Surg Res 177:224-7. 2012
    ..The etiology of marginal ulcers after gastric bypass has not been clearly defined. The purpose of this study was to identify independent risk factors for MU...
  31. doi request reprint Should the IDC-9 Trauma Mortality Prediction Model become the new paradigm for benchmarking trauma outcomes?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1695-701. 2012
    ..Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM-ICD-9), a recently developed contemporary injury assessment model...
  32. doi request reprint The number of lymph nodes examined debate in colon cancer: how much is enough?
    Stephanie R Downing
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 163:264-9. 2010
    ..Much debate exists over the significance of the number of lymph nodes (LN) examined after colon resection...
  33. doi request reprint The impact of ethnic population dynamics on neonatal ECMO outcomes: a single urban institutional study
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Surg Res 181:199-203. 2013
    ..The impact of ethno-demographic changes on ECMO outcomes however remains unknown. We evaluated a single institution's experience with non cardiac neonatal ECMO over a 28-y period...
  34. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for women with breast cancer: do randomized clinical trials represent current medical practices?
    Wayne A I Frederick
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 76:630-6. 2010
    ..71, 95% confidence interval = 0.67-0.74, P < 0.001). This population-based study suggests that there is a survival benefit for women undergoing PMR in the treatment of breast cancer...
  35. pmc Asian race/ethnicity as a risk factor for bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    Stephanie R Downing
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1650 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 145:785-7. 2010
    ..59-3.07; P < .001) cholecystectomies. No other race/ethnicity was identified as a risk factor for BDI. We report a new finding that Asian race/ethnicity is a significant risk factor for BDI in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Disparity in limb-salvage surgery among sarcoma patients
    Stephanie Downing
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Surg 199:549-53. 2010
    ..Recent studies have shown that aggressive preoperative radiation increases the likelihood of limb salvage in sarcoma patients...