Thomas S Helling

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Luke's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ruminations of an ordinary hepatic surgeon: a journey through the pitfalls of major liver resections
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:625-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of chronic pancreatitis and the role of islet cell autotransplantation
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, USA
    Curr Surg 60:463-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Partial hepatectomy with or without endotoxin does not promote apoptosis in the rat liver
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, USA
    J Surg Res 116:1-10. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The presence of in-house attending trauma surgeons does not improve management or outcome of critically injured patients
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Saint Luke s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Trauma 55:20-5. 2003
  5. doi request reprint First echelon hospital care before trauma center transfer in a rural trauma system: does it affect outcome?
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:1362-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The effect of resident duty hour restriction on trauma center outcomes in teaching hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Is trauma centre care helpful for less severely injured patients?
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Injury 36:1293-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Practice patterns in the use of retrievable inferior vena cava filters in a trauma population: a single-center experience
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 67:1293-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Medication reconciliation in a rural trauma population
    S Lee Miller
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:483-91. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Referrals for surgical therapy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a community experience
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:76-81. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Ruminations of an ordinary hepatic surgeon: a journey through the pitfalls of major liver resections
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:625-9. 2002
    ..Proper patient selection, anesthesia support and availability of rapid-infusion technology, and familiarity with liver anatomy are important in keeping operative mortality and postoperative morbidity at an acceptable level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of chronic pancreatitis and the role of islet cell autotransplantation
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, USA
    Curr Surg 60:463-9. 2003
    ..Dispersed islets have been shown to successfully engraft and function for indefinite periods of time. Although insulin independence may not be achieved, easier maintenance of blood glucose can usually be realized...
  3. ncbi request reprint Partial hepatectomy with or without endotoxin does not promote apoptosis in the rat liver
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, USA
    J Surg Res 116:1-10. 2004
    ..The trigger for this could be reduction beyond a critical mass of liver tissue or the influence of endotoxin (LPS) on cytokine activation. The experiment was designed to answer these questions...
  4. ncbi request reprint The presence of in-house attending trauma surgeons does not improve management or outcome of critically injured patients
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Saint Luke s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Trauma 55:20-5. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, some claim that IH coverage by attending surgeons provides better care for seriously injured patients...
  5. doi request reprint First echelon hospital care before trauma center transfer in a rural trauma system: does it affect outcome?
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:1362-6. 2010
    ..This first echelon care might adversely affect eventual outcome. We have sought to examine the fate of trauma patients transferred after first echelon hospital evaluation and treatment...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of resident duty hour restriction on trauma center outcomes in teaching hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Is trauma centre care helpful for less severely injured patients?
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Injury 36:1293-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the use of physician and hospital resources for this patient population to determine whether trauma team and trauma centre care is helpful or even needed...
  8. doi request reprint Practice patterns in the use of retrievable inferior vena cava filters in a trauma population: a single-center experience
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 67:1293-6. 2009
    ..Despite the safety of removal, it is likely that many of these retrievable filters are not removed...
  9. doi request reprint Medication reconciliation in a rural trauma population
    S Lee Miller
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:483-91. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Referrals for surgical therapy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a community experience
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:76-81. 2007
    ..This frequently reflected advanced disease and HCV but may be associated with access to preventative and surveillance measures. Only those with optimum hepatic reserve and small tumor burden should be considered for surgical resection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Operative experience and follow-up in a cohort of patients with a BMI > or =70 kg/m2
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Obes Surg 15:482-5. 2005
    ..This study is a retrospective review of a cohort of such patients, to examine operative experience and response to surgical treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients undergoing bariatric surgery: when is liver biopsy indicated?
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:612-7. 2008
    ..Bariatric surgery has been shown to alter the course of this disease. Intraoperative liver biopsies might identify patients with NASH for more careful follow-up. We sought to determine noninvasive preoperative indicators of NASH...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trauma care at rural level III trauma centers in a state trauma system
    Thomas S Helling
    Missouri Committee on Trauma and the Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Trauma 62:498-503. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The utility of focused abdominal ultrasound in blunt abdominal trauma: a reappraisal
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, 1086 Franklin St, Johnstown, PA 15905, USA
    Am J Surg 194:728-32; discussion 732-3. 2007
    ..It was the aim of the current study to evaluate practice patterns of FAST and abdominal CT in blunt trauma victims...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and bariatric surgery: a review
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:213-20. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Advances in liver surgery
    Thomas S Helling
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
    Mo Med 102:560-4. 2005
    ..Importantly, it is recommended that liver surgery, whether open or laparoscopic, be done by experienced liver surgeons in centers with the familiarity and resources to address the perioperative needs of these patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint The challenges of resident training in complex hepatic, pancreatic, and biliary procedures
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, 1086 Franklin Street, Johnstown, PA 15905, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:153-8. 2008
    ..Institutional initiatives might consist of defined HPB services with appropriate expertise, infrastructure, process, and outcome measures in which a resident-oriented, competency-based curriculum could be developed...
  18. ncbi request reprint The liver and hemorrhagic shock
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and the University of Missouri Kansas City Shock Trauma Research Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:774-83. 2005
  19. doi request reprint Ectopic liver masquerading as a floating intracaval mass
    Michael Wyatt Morris
    Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1759-61. 2012
    ..4,5) Herein we present a unique case of ectopic liver attached by a thin stalk seemingly floating in the suprahepatic inferior vena cava...
  20. ncbi request reprint The challenges of trauma care in the rural setting
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
    Mo Med 100:510-4. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Minimal acceptable care as a vital component to Missouri's trauma system
    Thomas S Helling
    Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Mo Med 99:275-8. 2002
    ..This concept is called minimal acceptable care and may serve to improve patient outcome by reducing the interval to ultimate treatment and avoidance of duplication of services...
  22. ncbi request reprint Incentives for scholarly activity at university and independent general surgery residencies: current practices
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA 15905, USA
    Am J Surg 197:360-4. 2009
    ..Teaching physicians and academic medical centers may find it more difficult to meet clinical productivity expectations and still contribute to scholarly activity in the present economic climate of health care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Weakness after gastric bypass
    Craig G Chang
    Department of Surgery, Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, LA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:592-7. 2002
    ..The clinical presentations of these patients are very similar to case reports of nutritional polyneuropathy associated with gastric partitioning. This paper addresses the difficulties of differentiating these two diagnoses...
  24. ncbi request reprint The lethality of obstructing hematoma at the jejunojejunostomy following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Thomas S Helling
    Obes Surg 15:290-1; author reply 292-3. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Good trauma care is no accident
    Thomas S Helling
    Mo Med 100:478-9. 2003