Peter J Fagenholz

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High-altitude pulmonary edema and patent foramen ovale
    Peter J Fagenholz
    JAMA 297:1432; author reply 1432-3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Acute inflammatory surgical disease
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, CPZ 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Surg Clin North Am 94:1-30. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Systemic local anaesthetic toxicity from continuous thoracic paravertebral block
    P J Fagenholz
    Department of Anaesthesia, Theatres and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, 51 LittleFrance Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SU, UK
    Br J Anaesth 109:260-2. 2012
  4. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of bowel obstruction due to a bezoar in a Meckel's diverticulum
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    JSLS 15:562-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound for high altitude research
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Optic nerve sheath diameter correlates with the presence and severity of acute mountain sickness: evidence for increased intracranial pressure
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Himalayan Rescue Association, Pheriche Clinic, Spring Season 2006, Nepal
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1207-11. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial thrombosis at high altitude resulting in loss of limb
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02140, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:340-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased intracranial pressure in high altitude pulmonary edema
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:331-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of high altitude pulmonary edema at 4240 m in Nepal
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:139-46. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations in the United States
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pancreas 35:302-7. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint High-altitude pulmonary edema and patent foramen ovale
    Peter J Fagenholz
    JAMA 297:1432; author reply 1432-3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Acute inflammatory surgical disease
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, CPZ 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Surg Clin North Am 94:1-30. 2014
    ..This article discusses the diagnosis, management, and treatment of appendicitis, acute cholecystitis/cholangitis, acute pancreatitis, diverticulitis, and Clostridium difficile colitis. ..
  3. doi request reprint Systemic local anaesthetic toxicity from continuous thoracic paravertebral block
    P J Fagenholz
    Department of Anaesthesia, Theatres and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, 51 LittleFrance Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SU, UK
    Br J Anaesth 109:260-2. 2012
    ..Postoperative delirium was a diagnostic confounder. We discuss the potential causes and means of avoiding similar complications in the future...
  4. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of bowel obstruction due to a bezoar in a Meckel's diverticulum
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    JSLS 15:562-4. 2011
    ..More generally, it provides an example of the feasibility and utility of a laparoscopic approach to small bowel obstructions of unknown causes...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound for high altitude research
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1-12. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Optic nerve sheath diameter correlates with the presence and severity of acute mountain sickness: evidence for increased intracranial pressure
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Himalayan Rescue Association, Pheriche Clinic, Spring Season 2006, Nepal
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1207-11. 2009
    ..84, P < 0.001). Optic nerve sheath diameter, a proxy for intracranial pressure, is associated with the presence and severity of AMS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial thrombosis at high altitude resulting in loss of limb
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02140, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:340-7. 2007
    ..We discuss the treatment of this problem and the application of Doppler ultrasonography in a wilderness setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased intracranial pressure in high altitude pulmonary edema
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:331-6. 2007
    ..007). In the four HAPE patients with repeat exams, ONSD decreased by 17% +/- 15% (95% CI 4-30%) between admission and discharge. We conclude that HAPE is associated with increased ONSD, a surrogate measure of increased ICP...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of high altitude pulmonary edema at 4240 m in Nepal
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 8:139-46. 2007
    ..We conclude it is possible to treat even serious HAPE at 4240 m and discuss the significance of the predominance of Nepali patients seen in this series...
  10. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations in the United States
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pancreas 35:302-7. 2007
    ..To determine the direct medical costs of hospitalizations for acute pancreatitis in the United States and analyze the demographic characteristics of hospitalized patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint New-onset anxiety disorders at high altitude
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02140, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:312-6. 2007
    ..We describe a series of patients with new-onset anxiety disorders at high altitude treated at the Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) clinic in Pheriche, Nepal (4240 m) in the spring season of 2006...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chest ultrasonography for the diagnosis and monitoring of high-altitude pulmonary edema
    Peter J Fagenholz
    MFA, Department of Emergency Medicine, Clinics 115, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02140, USA
    Chest 131:1013-8. 2007
    ..This is the first report describing its use for the diagnosis and monitoring of high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), the leading cause of death from altitude illness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increasing United States hospital admissions for acute pancreatitis, 1988-2003
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:491-7. 2007
    ..To examine the epidemiology of hospital admissions for acute pancreatitis in the United States...
  14. doi request reprint Fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis: Prospective development of a risk scoring system
    Gwendolyn M van der Wilden
    From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Critical Care G M V D W, C C, M S, D D Y, D R K, M A d M, P J F, G C V, Department of Surgery, and Division of Biostatistics Y C, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Trauma Surgery G M V D W, I B S, Leiden University Medical Center and Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:424-30. 2014
    ..No system exists to rapidly identify patients at risk for developing fCDC and possibly in need of surgical intervention. Our aim was to design a simple and accurate risk scoring system (RSS) for daily clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint National study of Emergency Department visits for burn injuries, 1993 to 2004
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:681-90. 2007
    ..Collaboration between burn specialists and Emergency Department personnel should focus on the care of these types of injuries...
  16. doi request reprint Real-time heart rate entropy predicts the need for lifesaving interventions in trauma activation patients
    Ali Y Mejaddam
    From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:607-12. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that real-time HRC would predict LSIs...