Bennet I Omalu

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Postbariatric surgery deaths, which fall under the jurisdiction of the coroner
    Bennet I Omalu
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:237-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a national football league player: part II
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:1086-92; discussion 1092-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicides following bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity
    Bennet I Omalu
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:447-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a National Football League player
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15221, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:128-34; discussion 128-34. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in an exhumed decomposed brain after twenty months of burial in a deep grave
    Bennet I Omalu
    Divisions of Forensic Pathology and Forensic Neuropathology, Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:1453-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Death rates and causes of death after bariatric surgery for Pennsylvania residents, 1995 to 2004
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Ave, Room 550, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA
    Arch Surg 142:923-8; discussion 929. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing home deaths which fall under the jurisdiction of the coroner: an 11-year retrospective study
    Jennifer L Lindner
    Allegheny General Hospital, Department of Pathology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:292-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cause of death among elder homicide victims: a 10-year medical examiner review
    Steven A Koehler
    Allegheny County Medical Examiner s Office, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 2:199-202, 204. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of environmental factors in the causation of sudden death in infants: two cases of sudden unexpected death in two unrelated infants who were cared for by the same babysitter
    Bennet I Omalu
    School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A600 Crabtree Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:1355-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal fulminant pan-meningo-polioencephalitis due to West Nile virus
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Pathol 13:465-72. 2003

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Postbariatric surgery deaths, which fall under the jurisdiction of the coroner
    Bennet I Omalu
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:237-42. 2004
    ..The majority of decedents were white females who remained morbidly obese after bariatric surgery. Only 2 decedents died of direct inadvertent/accidental surgical complications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a national football league player: part II
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:1086-92; discussion 1092-3. 2006
    ..These differing pathological features underscore the need for further empirical elucidation of the pathoetiology and pathological cascades of long-term neurodegenerative sequelae of professional football...
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicides following bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity
    Bennet I Omalu
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:447-9. 2005
    ..Pre-surgery and pre-mortem body mass indices were 37.7 and 22.2 kg/m(2); 42.0 and 25.0 kg/m(2); 39.5 and 29.4 kg/m(2). Depressive disorder may persist in the bariatric surgery patient despite successful surgical control of obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a National Football League player
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15221, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:128-34; discussion 128-34. 2005
    ..This case draws attention to the need for further studies in the cohort of retired National Football League players to elucidate the neuropathological sequelae of repeated mild traumatic brain injury in professional football...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in an exhumed decomposed brain after twenty months of burial in a deep grave
    Bennet I Omalu
    Divisions of Forensic Pathology and Forensic Neuropathology, Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:1453-8. 2005
    ..At the present time this case represents the first documented and reported case of direct tissue diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease pathology in a decomposed brain following long term burial in a deep grave...
  6. ncbi request reprint Death rates and causes of death after bariatric surgery for Pennsylvania residents, 1995 to 2004
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Ave, Room 550, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA
    Arch Surg 142:923-8; discussion 929. 2007
    ..The number of operations continues to increase. We measured case fatality and death rates by time since operation, sex, age, specific causes of death, and mortality rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing home deaths which fall under the jurisdiction of the coroner: an 11-year retrospective study
    Jennifer L Lindner
    Allegheny General Hospital, Department of Pathology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:292-8. 2007
    ..Blunt force trauma is a major autopsy finding in accidental nursing home deaths, and a root-cause analysis may be helpful in developing policies and procedures to decrease the incidence of blunt force trauma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cause of death among elder homicide victims: a 10-year medical examiner review
    Steven A Koehler
    Allegheny County Medical Examiner s Office, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 2:199-202, 204. 2006
    ..A study of elderly homicide victims brought to a Pennsylvania medical examiner's office reveals interesting findings about cause of death...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of environmental factors in the causation of sudden death in infants: two cases of sudden unexpected death in two unrelated infants who were cared for by the same babysitter
    Bennet I Omalu
    School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A600 Crabtree Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:1355-8. 2007
    ..These two cases underscore the need to integrate ambient air analysis and postmortem CO analysis as routine components of the comprehensive death investigation of infants who die suddenly and unexpectedly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal fulminant pan-meningo-polioencephalitis due to West Nile virus
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Pathol 13:465-72. 2003
    ..Immunohistochemical and immunofluorescent staining for WNV filled the cytoplasm of residual neurons. West Nile virus mediates a predominantly polioencephalitis secondary to direct infection of neurons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of traumatic diffuse axonal injury
    Bennet I Omalu
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:270; author reply 270-1. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Fatal constriction of an 8-year-old child by her parents' pet python: a call for amendment to existing laws on the ownership of exotic wildlife to protect children from avoidable injury and death
    Bennet I Omalu
    Child Abuse Negl 27:989-91. 2003