David R King

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Difficulties in managing the surgical patient who is morbidly obese
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S478-82. 2010
  2. doi Thirty consecutive uses of a hemostatic bandage at a US Army combat support hospital and forward surgical team in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    J Trauma 71:1775-8. 2011
  3. doi Emergent cricothyroidotomies for trauma: training considerations
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1429-32. 2012
  4. ncbi Fifty-four emergent cricothyroidotomies: are surgeons reluctant teachers?
    D King
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Scand J Surg 101:13-5. 2012
  5. doi The mRDH bandage provides effective hemostasis in trauma and surgical hemorrhage
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 71:S167-70. 2011
  6. doi Coagulation abnormalities following thermal injury
    David R King
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:666-9. 2010
  7. doi Heart rate variability as a triage tool in patients with trauma during prehospital helicopter transport
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital andHarvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA 02141, USA
    J Trauma 67:436-40. 2009
  8. doi Postpericardiotomy syndrome from transdiaphragmatic pericardial window following trauma: first description and review of the literature
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:806-9. 2009
  9. doi 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
  10. ncbi Development of a lethal, closed-abdomen, arterial hemorrhage model in noncoagulopathic swine
    Michael J Duggan
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Res 187:536-41. 2014

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Publications34

  1. doi Difficulties in managing the surgical patient who is morbidly obese
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S478-82. 2010
    ..Where good data exist, however, one should consider carefully and individually deviation from the evidence-based approach...
  2. doi Thirty consecutive uses of a hemostatic bandage at a US Army combat support hospital and forward surgical team in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    J Trauma 71:1775-8. 2011
    ..This report describes 30 consecutive uses of the modified rapid deployment hemostat (MRDH) during combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom...
  3. doi Emergent cricothyroidotomies for trauma: training considerations
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1429-32. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that although most cricothyroidotomies for trauma occur in the emergency department (ED), they are usually performed by surgeons...
  4. ncbi Fifty-four emergent cricothyroidotomies: are surgeons reluctant teachers?
    D King
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Scand J Surg 101:13-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that, although most cricothyroidotomies occur in the emergency department (ED), they are rarely performed by EM physicians...
  5. doi The mRDH bandage provides effective hemostasis in trauma and surgical hemorrhage
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 71:S167-70. 2011
    ..Excessive blood loss is an infrequent but important complication of both elective and emergency surgery, increasing the risk of morbidity and mortality and prolonging the duration of hospital stay...
  6. doi Coagulation abnormalities following thermal injury
    David R King
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:666-9. 2010
    ..Severe burns greater than 40% appear to induce a consumptive coagulopathy. Prothrombin fragment 1.2 may represent a useful screening test for a burn-induced hypercoagulable state...
  7. doi Heart rate variability as a triage tool in patients with trauma during prehospital helicopter transport
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital andHarvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA 02141, USA
    J Trauma 67:436-40. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively test whether heart rate variability (HRV) could be used as a triage tool during helicopter transport of civilian patients with trauma...
  8. doi Postpericardiotomy syndrome from transdiaphragmatic pericardial window following trauma: first description and review of the literature
    David R King
    Division of Trauma, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:806-9. 2009
    ..We report the first description of postpericardiotomy syndrome following transdiaphragmatic pericardial window...
  9. doi 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...
  10. ncbi Development of a lethal, closed-abdomen, arterial hemorrhage model in noncoagulopathic swine
    Michael J Duggan
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Res 187:536-41. 2014
    ..To date, few large animal models are available to assess new therapeutic interventions and hemostatic agents for prehospital hemorrhage control...
  11. doi Presenting blood pressure in traumatic brain injury: a bimodal distribution of death
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma 71:1179-84. 2011
    ..This work has not included traumatic brain injury (TBI). We aimed to evaluate the relationship of the initial emergency department systolic blood pressure (EDSBP) with outcome...
  12. doi Optimal pressure of abdominal gas insufflation for bleeding control in a severe swine splenic injury model
    George Kasotakis
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:931-6. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the optimal AGI pressure and the effectiveness of a portable miniaturized insufflator in abdominal bleeding control...
  13. doi Self-expanding polyurethane polymer improves survival in a model of noncompressible massive abdominal hemorrhage
    Michael Duggan
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1462-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that intraperitoneal injection of the polymer could achieve conformal contact with sites of injury and improve survival in swine with lethal hepatoportal injury...
  14. doi Development of a lethal, closed-abdomen grade V hepato-portal injury model in non-coagulopathic swine
    Michael J Duggan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 182:101-7. 2013
    ..Despite this need, there is no existing closed-cavity animal model to assess new hemostatic agents for the preoperative control of intra-abdominal hemorrhage...
  15. doi Implementation of 24/7 intensivist presence in the SICU: effect on processes of care
    Gwendolyn M van der Wilden
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:563-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that 24/7 attending intensivist staffing in the SICU would improve outcomes and processes of care...
  16. doi Successful selective nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds despite low penetrating trauma volumes
    Karim Fikry
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Ste 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Surg 146:528-32. 2011
    ..To determine whether selective nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds (AGSW) is safe in trauma centers with a low volume of penetrating trauma...
  17. pmc Aggressive early crystalloid resuscitation adversely affects outcomes in adult blunt trauma patients: an analysis of the Glue Grant database
    George Kasotakis
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1215-21; discussion 1221-2. 2013
    ..We wanted to assess whether aggressive early crystalloid resuscitation adversely affects outcomes in adult blunt trauma patients...
  18. ncbi Modified rapid deployment hemostat bandage terminates bleeding in coagulopathic patients with severe visceral injuries
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma 57:756-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the MRDH in coagulopathic trauma patients undergoing abbreviated laparotomy...
  19. pmc Anti-inflammatory properties of histone deacetylase inhibitors: a mechanistic study
    Wei Chong
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:347-53; discussion 353-4. 2012
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  20. doi Pain as an indication for rib fixation: a bi-institutional pilot study
    Marc de Moya
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 71:1750-4. 2011
    ..Further, we hypothesized that improved pain control would result in fewer pulmonary complications and decreased length of stay...
  21. pmc Identification of citrullinated histone H3 as a potential serum protein biomarker in a lethal model of lipopolysaccharide-induced shock
    Yongqing Li
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 150:442-51. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to confirm these findings and to test whether the pro-survival phenotype could be detected by an early alteration in serum biomarkers...
  22. ncbi Adhesional small bowel obstruction in the absence of previous operations: management and outcomes
    Muhammad U Butt
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Suite 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    World J Surg 33:2368-71. 2009
    ..Our objective was to describe the management, findings, and outcomes of unexplained adhesional SBO (UA-SBO) and examine whether preoperative diagnostic uncertainty leads to delays in therapy and complications...
  23. doi Missed opportunities for primary repair in complicated acute diverticulitis
    Malek Tabbara
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 148:919-24. 2010
    ..We aim to identify patient characteristics predicting successful PR and explore if patients are managed by FD despite the presence of such characteristics...
  24. ncbi Derivation and validation of a novel severity classification for intraoperative adverse events
    Haytham M A Kaafarani
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:1120-8. 2014
    ..There is currently no systematic approach to evaluating the severity of intraoperative adverse events (iAEs)...
  25. doi Sternal fracture--an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    D Dante Yeh
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:39-43. 2014
    ..The clinical significance of sternal fractures (SFs) after blunt trauma is heavily debated. We aimed to test the hypothesis that isolated SF is not associated with significant morbidity or mortality...
  26. doi Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections
    Haytham M A Kaafarani
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Surg Clin North Am 94:155-63. 2014
    ..Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections are severe bacterial infections resulting in rapid and life-threatening soft tissue destruction and necrosis along soft tissue planes. ..
  27. doi Diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infections by computed tomography
    Nikos Zacharias
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Ste 810, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Surg 145:452-5. 2010
    ..In contrast to previous beliefs, we hypothesize that computed tomography (CT) scanning is sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs)...
  28. doi Real-time sample entropy predicts life-saving interventions after the Boston Marathon bombing
    Miroslav P Peev
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Crit Care 28:1109.e1-4. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that real-time, instantaneous sample entropy (SampEn) could predict the need for LSI in the Boston Marathon bombing victims...
  29. doi Colovesical fistula repair: is early Foley catheter removal safe?
    Marc A de Moya
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 156:274-7. 2009
    ..late removal of the Foley catheter after CVF repair secondary to diverticulitis. Our hypothesis was that early Foley catheter removal is not associated with increased complications, and postoperative cystogram is of low value...
  30. doi Insertion of central venous catheters induces a hypercoagulable state
    Mark L Ryan
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Ryder Trauma Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:385-90. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the insertion of a CVC is associated with a similar response...
  31. ncbi An unusual cause of septicemia and death in a burn patient: discussion and review
    David R King
    University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital Burn Center, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:502-4. 2005
    ..This case report describes the hospital course and subsequent death of a severely burned patient with sepsis, the source of which was only discovered on postmortem examination by our county medical examiner...
  32. doi Pharmacologic resuscitation: cell protective mechanisms of histone deacetylase inhibition in lethal hemorrhagic shock
    Muhammad U Butt
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 156:290-6. 2009
    ..This study investigated whether VPA treatment works through the c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK)/Caspase-3 survival pathways...
  33. ncbi Resuscitation with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier after traumatic brain injury
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma 59:553-60; discussion 560-2. 2005
    ..Cambridge, MA) would improve outcomes after severe TBI and hemorrhagic shock...
  34. doi Using micropower impulse radar technology to screen for pneumothorax: an international bi-institutional study
    Gwendolyn M van der Wilden
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1418-20. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of MIR to detect clinically significant PTXs. We hypothesized that MIR technology can effectively screen trauma patients for clinically significant PTXs...