Areta Kowal-Vern

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated cytokine levels in peritoneal fluid from burned patients with intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Department of Trauma, Summer L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 32:563-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Burn scar neoplasms: a literature review and statistical analysis
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Department of Trauma, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Room 3229, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 31:403-13. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of blood bank services in a burn unit
    Mariano G Yogore
    Blood Bank, Department of Pathology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:835-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Demographics of the homeless in an urban burn unit
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Department of Trauma, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:105-10. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study comparing percutaneous decompression with decompressive laparotomy for acute abdominal compartment syndrome in thermal injury
    Barbara A Latenser
    Department of Trauma, Cook County Hospital Burn Center, 700 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:190-5. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Component separation technique for abdominal wall reconstruction in burn patients with decompressive laparotomies
    Stathis Poulakidas
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Trauma 67:1435-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Paediatric burn rehabilitation
    Barbara A Latenser
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Cook County Hospital, Department of Trauma, 700 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:3-10. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Antithrombin (human) concentrate infusion in pediatric patients with >50% TBSA burns
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 29:615-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Facilitating residual wound closure after partial graft loss with vacuum assisted closure therapy
    Stathis Poulakidas
    Department of Trauma, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:663-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Trephination and subatmospheric pressure therapy in the management of extremity exposed bone
    Wei F Chen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 69:1591-6. 2010

Collaborators

  • Barbara A Latenser
  • Stathis Poulakidas
  • Tamara Z Vern
  • Wei F Chen
  • Mona Gandhi
  • Mariano G Yogore
  • Shari Davis
  • Michele M Loor
  • Heidi Memmel
  • Thomas K Varghese
  • Laura J Moore
  • Stathis J Poulakidas
  • Robert C Villare
  • Gary An
  • Kyle Cologne
  • Marella Hanumadass
  • Harita Patel
  • Leonard Boral
  • Alan Chakrin
  • Jarita G Thompson
  • Susan Brown
  • Janet Clark
  • Anthony W Kim
  • Subash Patel

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated cytokine levels in peritoneal fluid from burned patients with intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Department of Trauma, Summer L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 32:563-9. 2006
    ..This study compared antithrombin (AT) and cytokine levels in burn patient plasma and peritoneal fluid (PF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Burn scar neoplasms: a literature review and statistical analysis
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Department of Trauma, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Room 3229, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 31:403-13. 2005
    ..Although squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common burn scar neoplasm, other neoplasms have also been reported...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of blood bank services in a burn unit
    Mariano G Yogore
    Blood Bank, Department of Pathology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:835-41. 2006
    ..Elimination of admission T&S and cross matches in burn patients with less than 20% TBSA may improve the C/T ratio in this cohort...
  4. ncbi request reprint Demographics of the homeless in an urban burn unit
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Department of Trauma, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:105-10. 2007
    ..Lack of discharge options for the homeless prolonged the average length of stay, leading to increased costs, often borne by the burn unit...
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study comparing percutaneous decompression with decompressive laparotomy for acute abdominal compartment syndrome in thermal injury
    Barbara A Latenser
    Department of Trauma, Cook County Hospital Burn Center, 700 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:190-5. 2002
    ..Percutaneous decompression is a safe and effective method of decreasing IAH and preventing ACS in patients with less than 80% TBSA thermal injury...
  6. doi request reprint Component separation technique for abdominal wall reconstruction in burn patients with decompressive laparotomies
    Stathis Poulakidas
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Trauma 67:1435-8. 2009
    ..Abdominal compartment syndrome, seen in severely injured burn patients, frequently requires decompressive laparotomy. The patient is at risk during this time not only for burn injury complications but also for those from an open abdomen...
  7. ncbi request reprint Paediatric burn rehabilitation
    Barbara A Latenser
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Cook County Hospital, Department of Trauma, 700 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:3-10. 2002
    ..The following review details the#10; course of a paediatric burn injury and outlines the vital role played by the physical, occupational and child therapists during resuscitation, hospitalization and recovery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antithrombin (human) concentrate infusion in pediatric patients with >50% TBSA burns
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Burns 29:615-8. 2003
    ..Antithrombin (human) [AT(H)] concentrate infusions have been safely utilized in adult burn patients to counteract subclinical disseminated intravascular coagulopathy and pulmonary complications...
  9. doi request reprint Facilitating residual wound closure after partial graft loss with vacuum assisted closure therapy
    Stathis Poulakidas
    Department of Trauma, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:663-5. 2008
    ..The wound was completely re-epithelialized by 9 days. In combination with antibiotics, it was possible to treat a residual open wound and prevent the need for regrafting...
  10. doi request reprint Trephination and subatmospheric pressure therapy in the management of extremity exposed bone
    Wei F Chen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 69:1591-6. 2010
    ..As a result, wounds in this area, especially ones with bone or tendon exposures, are classically treated with free tissue transfer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in burn research as reflected in American Burn Association presentations, 1998 to 2003
    Michele M Loor
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Department of Trauma, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:397-404. 2005
    ..SH and N-S collaborative studies for better patient care are the trend for the future as burn centers pool data and resources...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency of burn-trauma patients in an urban setting
    Thomas K Varghese
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical Center, Ill, Chicago, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1292-6. 2003
    ..Burn-trauma patient encounters constitute 5% of the emergency department population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Circulating endothelial cell levels correlate with proinflammatory cytokine increase in the acute phase of thermal injury
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:422-9. 2005
    ..The numbers of CEC levels did not prognosticate which patients would develop pneumonia. Burn patients with/without inhalation injury had concurrent increase in CECs and proinflammatory cytokines during the acute phase of injury...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prototype for an economical vertical microstomia orthosis
    Shari Davis
    Department of Physical Therapy, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:352-6. 2006
    ..This vertical orthotic device provides an economical and comfortable alternative for vertical mouth diameter enlargement to the current five devices available in the literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Infections in diabetic burn patients
    Heidi Memmel
    Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery Program, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:229-33. 2004
    ..Diabetic burn patients comprise a significant population in burn centers. The purpose of the study was to determine the demographic characteristics of diabetic burn patients and their rate of community-acquired and nosocomial infections...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cecal perforation in thermal injury: case report and review of the literature
    Laura J Moore
    Department of Surgery, Rush St Luke s Presbyterian Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:371-4. 2002
    ..There have been three reports in the literature of cecal perforation in burn patients. We present an additional case and review of the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Specimen collection and analysis. Burn wounds
    Areta Kowal-Vern
    Sumner L Koch Burn Center, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Methods Mol Med 78:241-54. 2003
  18. doi request reprint Treatment of frostbite with subatmospheric pressure therapy
    Stathis Poulakidas
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:1012-4. 2008
    ..In the future, this treatment therapy may find a larger application in frostbite injuries because it may accelerate healing. A study of frostbite treatment confirming the usefulness of this modality may be indicated...
  19. doi request reprint Blister fluid composition in a pediatric patient with toxic epidermal necrolysis
    Mona Gandhi
    Department of Trauma, Sumner L Koch Burn Center, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:671-5. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this report is the first in the literature to analyze TEN blister fluid composition and compare it to burn blister fluid...
  20. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus Influenzae contributes to morbidity but not mortality in severely burned patients
    Tamara Z Vern
    Department of Pediatrics, Hope Children s Hospital, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oaklawn, IL, USA
    Burns 32:458-62. 2006
    ..01. HIF contributed to both an early and late pneumonia in burn patients. The organism responded to treatment and did not affect mortality...