Eric B Schneider

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Global surgical package reimbursement and the acute care surgeon: a threat to optimal care
    Eric B Schneider
    From the Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:583-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Beating the weekend trend: increased mortality in older adult traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admitted on weekends
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Surg Res 177:295-300. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Premorbid statin use is associated with improved survival and functional outcomes in older head-injured individuals
    Eric B Schneider
    Division of Acute Care Surgery and Adult Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Trauma 71:815-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Differential association of race with treatment and outcomes in Medicare patients undergoing diverticulitis surgery
    Eric B Schneider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey Ste 611, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1272-6. 2011
  5. pmc Influence of patient, physician, and hospital factors on 30-day readmission following pancreatoduodenectomy in the United States
    Omar Hyder
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:1095-102. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Benchmarking trauma centers on mortality alone does not reflect quality of care: implications for pay-for-performance
    Zain G Hashmi
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research Z G H, E B S, E R H, A H H, and Division of Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Critical Care E R H, A H H, Department of Surgery, Department of Emergency Medicine ERH, and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine A L, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Department of Health Policy and Management R C, A H H, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Surgery S N Z, E C C, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1184-91. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Minority trauma patients tend to cluster at trauma centers with worse-than-expected mortality: can this phenomenon help explain racial disparities in trauma outcomes?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
    Ann Surg 258:572-9; discussion 579-81. 2013
  8. pmc Assessing short- and long-term outcomes among black vs white Medicare patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Blalock 688, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Surg 205:402-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Influence of gender on outcomes after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    J Vasc Surg 59:45-51. 2014
  10. pmc Predictors of sepsis in moderately severely injured patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Mehreen Kisat
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:62-8. 2013

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Publications63

  1. doi request reprint Global surgical package reimbursement and the acute care surgeon: a threat to optimal care
    Eric B Schneider
    From the Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:583-9. 2011
    ..However, the differential effort required for the care of emergency surgical patients is poorly defined. This study sought to characterize costs and outcomes of elective versus emergent right hemicolectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Beating the weekend trend: increased mortality in older adult traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admitted on weekends
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Surg Res 177:295-300. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether differences in mortality outcomes existed for older adults with substantial head trauma admitted on a weekday versus over the weekend...
  3. doi request reprint Premorbid statin use is associated with improved survival and functional outcomes in older head-injured individuals
    Eric B Schneider
    Division of Acute Care Surgery and Adult Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Trauma 71:815-9. 2011
    ..To determine whether preinjury statin use is associated with survival and functional recovery in older adult victims of moderate/severe head trauma...
  4. doi request reprint Differential association of race with treatment and outcomes in Medicare patients undergoing diverticulitis surgery
    Eric B Schneider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey Ste 611, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1272-6. 2011
    ..Observed racial disparities in diverticulitis surgery have been attributed to differences in health insurance status and medical comorbidity...
  5. pmc Influence of patient, physician, and hospital factors on 30-day readmission following pancreatoduodenectomy in the United States
    Omar Hyder
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:1095-102. 2013
    ..IMPORTANCE It is not known whether hospital and surgeon volumes have an association with readmission among patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy...
  6. doi request reprint Benchmarking trauma centers on mortality alone does not reflect quality of care: implications for pay-for-performance
    Zain G Hashmi
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research Z G H, E B S, E R H, A H H, and Division of Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Critical Care E R H, A H H, Department of Surgery, Department of Emergency Medicine ERH, and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine A L, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Department of Health Policy and Management R C, A H H, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Surgery S N Z, E C C, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1184-91. 2014
    ..Our objective was to determine whether the results would be similar to the current standard method of mortality-based benchmarking if trauma centers were profiled on complications...
  7. doi request reprint Minority trauma patients tend to cluster at trauma centers with worse-than-expected mortality: can this phenomenon help explain racial disparities in trauma outcomes?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
    Ann Surg 258:572-9; discussion 579-81. 2013
    ..To determine whether minority trauma patients are more commonly treated at trauma centers (TCs) with worse observed-to-expected (O/E) survival...
  8. pmc Assessing short- and long-term outcomes among black vs white Medicare patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Blalock 688, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Surg 205:402-8. 2013
    ..We sought to identify differences among black and white Medicare-insured patients with colorectal cancer who underwent resection...
  9. doi request reprint Influence of gender on outcomes after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    J Vasc Surg 59:45-51. 2014
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  10. pmc Predictors of sepsis in moderately severely injured patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Mehreen Kisat
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:62-8. 2013
    ..However, socio-demographic and clinical characteristics that may predict sepsis in injured patients are not well known. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors that may be associated with post-traumatic sepsis...
  11. pmc Patient readmission and mortality after surgery for hepato-pancreato-biliary malignancies
    Eric B Schneider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:607-15. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to compare readmission after pancreatic vs hepatobiliary surgical procedures, as well as to identify potential factors associated with higher readmission within 30 days of discharge...
  12. doi request reprint Disparities in outcomes for Hispanic patients undergoing endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Timothy K Williams
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:29-37. 2013
    ..The current study was undertaken to examine the influence of race and ethnicity on the outcomes of endovascular (EVAR) and open repair (open AAA) of unruptured AAA and its effect on costs in contemporary practice...
  13. doi request reprint Developing best practices to study trauma outcomes in large databases: an evidence-based approach to determine the best mortality risk adjustment model
    Adil H Haider
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research A H H, Z G H, E R H, E B S, D T E, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Department of Health Policy and Management A H H, E J M, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Surgery S N Z, E E C, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1061-9. 2014
    ..Our objectives were to identify the best possible mortality risk adjustment model (RAM) and to define the minimum number of covariates required to adequately predict trauma mortality in the NTDB...
  14. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism after trauma: when do children become adults?
    Kyle J Van Arendonk
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:1123-30. 2013
    ..While the risk of VTE after trauma is generally lower for children than for adults, the precise age at which the risk of VTE increases is not clear...
  15. pmc Reliability adjustment: a necessity for trauma center ranking and benchmarking
    Zain G Hashmi
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:166-72. 2013
    ..This study explores the effect of reliability adjustment (RA), a statistical technique developed to eliminate bias introduced by low volume on risk-adjusted trauma center benchmarking...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of unruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States
    Dean J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:651-7. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to identify racial and ethnic disparities in patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair...
  19. doi request reprint Increased complications after appendectomy in patients with cerebral palsy: are special needs patients at risk for disparities in outcomes?
    Nitasha Dhiman
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 154:479-85. 2013
    ..This study aims to classify whether there are relevant disparities in postoperative outcomes in CP versus non-CP patients after open or laparoscopic appendectomy...
  20. doi request reprint Increased risk of pneumonia among ventilated patients with traumatic brain injury: every day counts!
    Xuan Hui
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:438-43. 2013
    ..Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) frequently require mechanical ventilation (MV). The objective of this study was to examine the association between time spent on MV and the development of pneumonia among patients with TBI...
  21. doi request reprint Counting the lives lost: how many black trauma deaths are attributable to disparities?
    Valerie K Scott
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:480-7. 2013
    ..The number of black trauma deaths attributable to racial disparities is unknown. The objective of this study was to quantify the excess mortality experienced by black patients given disparities in the risk of mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity is associated with increased costs after carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in the United States
    Brandon Propper
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:644-50. 2013
    ..The current study was undertaken to examine the influence of race and ethnicity on the cost of CEA and CAS...
  23. doi request reprint Congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease predict poor surgical outcomes in older adults undergoing elective diverticulitis surgery
    Amy J Sheer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1430-7. 2011
    ..Diverticulitis is a common medical condition that disproportionately affects older adults. The ideal management of recurrent diverticulitis, including the role of prophylactic colectomy, remains uncertain...
  24. pmc Influence of the National Trauma Data Bank on the study of trauma outcomes: is it time to set research best practices to further enhance its impact?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:756-68. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine if there are substantial variations in the methodology and quality of risk-adjusted analyses and therefore, whether development of best practices for risk-adjusted analyses is warranted...
  25. pmc Predictors of positive head CT scan and neurosurgical procedures after minor head trauma
    Mehreen Kisat
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    J Surg Res 173:31-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to determine patient and injury characteristics that predict a positive head CT scan or need for a neurosurgical procedure (NSP) among patients with blunt head injury and a normal GCS...
  26. doi request reprint US emergency department visits for fireworks injuries, 2006-2010
    Joseph K Canner
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:305-11. 2014
    ..Most literature regarding fireworks injuries are from outside the United States, whereas US-based reports focus primarily on children and are based on datasets which cannot provide accurate estimates for subgroups of the US population...
  27. pmc Socioeconomic disparity in inpatient mortality after traumatic injury in adults
    Mays T Ali
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 154:461-7. 2013
    ..Our study aimed to identify whether a relationship exists between SES and inpatient trauma mortality after adjusting for known confounders...
  28. doi request reprint National cost of trauma care by payer status
    Catherine G Velopulos
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:444-9. 2013
    ..The present study provides a conservative inpatient national trauma cost estimate and describes the variation in average inpatient trauma cost by payer status...
  29. doi request reprint The impact of race and ethnicity on the outcome of carotid interventions in the United States
    Eric B Schneider
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harvey 611, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 177:172-7. 2012
    ..The present study was undertaken to examine the influence of race and ethnicity on the outcomes of CEA and CAS in contemporary practice...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Worse outcomes among uninsured general surgery patients: does the need for an emergency operation explain these disparities?
    Diane A Schwartz
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Surgery 156:345-51. 2014
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate a possible link to worse outcomes in patients without insurance who undergo an emergent operation...
  32. doi request reprint Outcomes after emergency general surgery at teaching versus nonteaching hospitals
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    From the Department of Surgery S N Z, E E C, Howard University Hospital, Washington District of Columbia Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research A A S, D T E, E R H, E B S, D S, C G V, Center for Surgery and Public Health Brigham Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health A H H, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute and Department of Surgery Z G H, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 78:69-76; discussion 76-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes between teaching and nonteaching hospitals for emergency surgical conditions in a national sample...
  33. doi request reprint Does relative value unit-based compensation shortchange the acute care surgeon?
    Diane A Schwartz
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:84-92; discussion 92-4. 2014
    ..It is unknown how well RVU reflects the effort of acute care surgeons. Our objective was to determine if RVUs adequately reflect increased surgeon effort required to treat emergent versus elective patients receiving similar procedures...
  34. doi request reprint Provider versus patient factors impacting hospital length of stay after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 154:152-61. 2013
    ..Understanding factors that impact hospital duration of stay may have cost-saving implications. We sought to examine variation in duration of stay after PD occurring at the patient, surgeon, and hospital levels...
  35. doi request reprint Race-based differences in length of stay among patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Surgery 156:528-37. 2014
    ..Race-based differences in hospital length-of-stay (LOS), especially related to provider volume at the surgeon and hospital level, remain poorly defined...
  36. doi request reprint Cholecystectomy and wound complications: smoking worsens risk
    Shalini Selvarajah
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 192:41-9. 2014
    ..In the United States, approximately 800,000 cholecystectomies are performed annually. We sought to determine the influence of preoperative smoking on postcholecystectomy wound complication rates...
  37. pmc Functional recovery after moderate/severe traumatic brain injury: a role for cognitive reserve?
    Eric B Schneider
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery E B S, D T E, X H, S Selvarajah, H L H, Division of Neurosciences Critical Care, Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine R G K, R D S, and Departments of Neurology R D S and Neurosurgery R D S, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Tulane Center for Aging S Sur, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Department of Radiology V R, J D, R D S, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and Centre for Mental Health V R, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Neurology 82:1636-42. 2014
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that educational attainment, a marker of cognitive reserve, is a predictor of disability-free recovery (DFR) after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  38. pmc Post-treatment surveillance of patients with colorectal cancer with surgically treated liver metastases
    Omar Hyder
    Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 154:256-65. 2013
    ..We sought to define current population-based patterns of surveillance and investigate whether intensity of surveillance impacted outcome...
  39. doi request reprint Patient readmission and mortality after colorectal surgery for colon cancer: impact of length of stay relative to other clinical factors
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:390-8; discussion 398-9. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate risk factors associated with readmission among a nationwide cohort of patients after colorectal surgery...
  40. 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)...
  41. pmc Race and insurance disparities in discharge to rehabilitation for patients with traumatic brain injury
    Anthony O Asemota
    1 Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Neurotrauma 30:2057-65. 2013
    ..Race and insurance are strong predictors of discharge to rehabilitation among adult TBI survivors in the United States. Efforts are needed to understand and eliminate disparities in access to rehabilitation after TBI...
  42. doi request reprint Inpatient survival after gastrectomy for gastric cancer in the 21st century
    Han Wang
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Surg Res 190:72-8. 2014
    ..Surgical treatment for gastric cancer has evolved substantially. To understand how changes in patient- and hospital-level factors are associated with outcomes over the last decade, we examined a nationally representative sample...
  43. doi request reprint Association between race and age in survival after trauma
    Caitlin W Hicks
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 149:642-7. 2014
    ..Similar information among older patients is lacking because existing trauma databases do not include important patient comorbidity information...
  44. doi request reprint Benchmarking of trauma care worldwide: the potential value of an International Trauma Data Bank (ITDB)
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Sheikh Zayed Tower 1800 Orleans Street, Suite 6107, Baltimore, MD, 21287 4688, USA
    World J Surg 38:1882-91. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether global trauma data could be combined to perform international outcomes benchmarking...
  45. doi request reprint The burden of acute traumatic spinal cord injury among adults in the united states: an update
    Shalini Selvarajah
    1 Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research CSTOR, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Neurotrauma 31:228-38. 2014
    ..ED-related TSCI charges are also increasing. These updated national estimates support the development of customized prevention strategies based on age-specific risk factors...
  46. doi request reprint Hospital volume and patient outcomes in hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery: is assessing differences in mortality enough?
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:2105-15. 2014
    ..We sought to examine hospital-volume-related differences in outcomes following complex hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery and define potential benefits of regionalization across quality metrics...
  47. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury in the elderly: morbidity and mortality trends and risk factors
    R Sterling Haring
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Florida Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research CSTOR, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Surg Res 195:1-9. 2015
    ..Logistic regression analysis showed highest odds of death among male patients, those whose mechanism of injury was motor vehicle related, patients with three or more comorbidities, and patients who were designated as self-paying. ..
  48. doi request reprint The epidemiology of childhood and adolescent traumatic spinal cord injury in the United States: 2007-2010
    Shalini Selvarajah
    1 Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Neurotrauma 31:1548-60. 2014
    ..008). RTA-related TSCI disproportionately affects young children, while firearm-related TSCI is most common among adolescents. These findings inform TSCI prevention strategies. Prevention may be key in mitigating rising healthcare cost...
  49. pmc Disparities in mortality after blunt injury: does insurance type matter?
    Paul Logan Weygandt
    Johns Hopkins Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Surg Res 177:288-94. 2012
    ..Prior studies have generally merged various insurance types into broad groups. The purpose of this study is to determine the association of specific insurance types with mortality after blunt injury...
  50. doi request reprint Older patients with diverticulitis have low recurrence rates and rarely need surgery
    Anne O Lidor
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 150:146-53. 2011
    ..In a cohort of older patients with newly diagnosed diverticulitis, we aimed to describe diverticulitis recurrence and need for an operation based on patient age and site of initial care...
  51. doi request reprint Duplex ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in asymptomatic trauma patients: a survey of individual trauma surgeon opinions and current trauma center practices
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:27-33; discussion 33-4. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma surgeons have varying opinions regarding duplex ultrasound screening for DVT in asymptomatic trauma patients, which result in varying practice patterns...
  52. doi request reprint Does BRAF V600E mutation predict aggressive features in papillary thyroid cancer? Results from four endocrine surgery centers
    Carol Li
    Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3702-12. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Causes and trends in traumatic brain injury for United States adolescents
    Anthony O Asemota
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:67-75. 2013
    ..Rates of adolescent TBI-related hospitalizations have decreased overall. Motor vehicle accidents and firearms were identified as leading causes of injury and mortality for adolescent TBI, and represent potential targets for intervention...
  54. doi request reprint Malignancy risk and reproducibility associated with atypia of undetermined significance on thyroid cytology
    Aarti Mathur
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Surgery 156:1471-6; discussion1476. 2014
    ..Thus, we investigated the AUS subcategories during morphologic re-review at a tertiary care center and their associated malignancy risk...
  55. doi request reprint Variation in readmission by hospital after colorectal cancer surgery
    Donald J Lucas
    Department of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 149:1272-7. 2014
    ..Readmission has become a major hospital quality metric, but it is unclear whether there is much difference in readmission among hospitals after appropriate risk adjustment...
  56. doi request reprint How do liquid-based preparations of thyroid fine-needle aspiration compare with conventional smears? An analysis of 5475 specimens
    Neeraja Nagarajan
    1 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Thyroid 25:308-13. 2015
    ..Recently, liquid-based preparations (LBP) have gained in popularity. This study compares the accuracy of these two preparation techniques in diagnosing thyroid nodules...
  57. pmc Encephalitis hospitalization rates and inpatient mortality in the United States, 2000-2010
    Benjamin P George
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e104169. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate cause-specific rates of encephalitis hospitalizations and predictors of inpatient mortality in the United States...
  58. doi request reprint The impact of molecular testing on the surgical management of patients with thyroid nodules
    Patricia Aragon Han
    Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1862-9. 2014
    ..This study examines the usefulness of molecular testing on surgical management decisions in patients referred for thyroid surgery at a tertiary care center...
  59. doi request reprint National disparities in laparoscopic colorectal procedures for colon cancer
    Monirah Alnasser
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:49-57. 2014
    ..This study compares the rates of laparoscopy according to race, insurance status, geographic location, and hospital size...
  60. doi request reprint Falling temperature and colder weather are associated with an increased risk of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Randeep S Gill
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:136-42. 2013
    ..To use weather data to predict increased incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) at a large institution with an extensive referral network in response to falling temperatures...
  61. doi request reprint Class I obesity is paradoxically associated with decreased risk of postoperative stroke after carotid endarterectomy
    Rubie Sue Jackson
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1306-12. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and outcomes after carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  62. pmc Predictors of outcome in acute encephalitis
    Kiran T Thakur
    Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center, Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 81:793-800. 2013
    ..To investigate predictors of outcome in patients with all-cause encephalitis receiving care in the intensive care unit...
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    Carol Li
    Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
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