Robert S Kramer

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Glycemic control and reduction of deep sternal wound infection rates: a multidisciplinary approach
    Robert Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Arch Surg 143:451-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome managed with plasmapheresis
    Robert Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:439-41. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Same admission cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery: is there an increased incidence of acute kidney injury?
    Robert S Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center R8, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1418-23; discussion 1423-4. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Microemboli from cardiopulmonary bypass are associated with a serum marker of brain injury
    Robert C Groom
    Cardiac Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 42:40-4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Detection and elimination of microemboli related to cardiopulmonary bypass
    Robert C Groom
    Cardiac Surgery and the Department of Anesthesia, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:191-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Increases in serum estrogen levels during major illness are caused by increased peripheral aromatization
    Daniel I Spratt
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Dept of Ob Gyn, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E631-8. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of a prospective human model for study of the reproductive hormone responses to major illness
    Daniel I Spratt
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 295:E63-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning at a remote site prevents acute kidney injury in patients following cardiac surgery
    Robert F Zimmerman
    Division of Nephrology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102 3175, USA
    Kidney Int 80:861-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Glycemic control and reduction of deep sternal wound infection rates: a multidisciplinary approach
    Robert Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Arch Surg 143:451-6. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome managed with plasmapheresis
    Robert Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:439-41. 2009
    ..We believe that the use of plasmapheresis as a bail-out procedure in these often desperately ill post-operative cardiac surgical patients who have heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome could be lifesaving...
  3. doi request reprint Same admission cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery: is there an increased incidence of acute kidney injury?
    Robert S Kramer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center R8, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1418-23; discussion 1423-4. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that patients undergoing cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery during the same admission are more likely to develop AKI after cardiac surgery than patients for whom surgery is performed on a later admission...
  4. ncbi request reprint Microemboli from cardiopulmonary bypass are associated with a serum marker of brain injury
    Robert C Groom
    Cardiac Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 42:40-4. 2010
    ..03). Microemboli leaving the CPB circuit were associated with increases in postoperative S100beta levels. Efforts aimed at reducing microembolic load leaving the CPB circuit should be adopted to reduce brain injury...
  5. doi request reprint Detection and elimination of microemboli related to cardiopulmonary bypass
    Robert C Groom
    Cardiac Surgery and the Department of Anesthesia, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:191-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to study the occurrence of cerebral embolism during CPB and to evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based CPB circuit component and process changes on the exposure of the patient to emboli...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increases in serum estrogen levels during major illness are caused by increased peripheral aromatization
    Daniel I Spratt
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Dept of Ob Gyn, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E631-8. 2006
    ..Animal studies suggest that these opposing changes in circulating estrogen and androgen levels may be important to reduce morbidity and mortality in critical illness...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of a prospective human model for study of the reproductive hormone responses to major illness
    Daniel I Spratt
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 295:E63-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that patients undergoing CABG surgery provide a useful human model for the prospective evaluation of the reproductive axis responses to acute illness. Other major surgeries are likely to also be suitable for these studies...
  8. doi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning at a remote site prevents acute kidney injury in patients following cardiac surgery
    Robert F Zimmerman
    Division of Nephrology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102 3175, USA
    Kidney Int 80:861-7. 2011
    ..27 and a significantly reduced relative risk due to preconditioning of 0.43. Hence, remote ischemic preconditioning prevents acute kidney injury in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass-assisted cardiac surgery...