Jack Sava

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Multiple laparotomies are a predictor of fascial dehiscence in the setting of severe trauma
    Mamta Swaroop
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am Surg 71:402-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracolumbar fracture in blunt trauma: is clinical exam enough for awake patients?
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 61:168-71. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Abdominal insufflation for prevention of exsanguination
    Jack Sava
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, USA
    J Trauma 54:590-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Does volume matter? The effect of trauma surgeons' caseload on mortality
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 54:829-33; discussion 833-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal insufflation decreases blood loss and mortality after porcine liver injury
    Amin Jaskille
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D C 20010, USA
    J Trauma 59:1305-8; discussion 1308. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The Pentagon and 9/11
    Dennis Wang
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S42-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Wound management after colon injury: open or closed? A prospective randomized trial
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    Am Surg 68:795-801. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Is informed consent in trauma a lost cause? A prospective evaluation of acutely injured patients' ability to give consent
    Jack Sava
    Department of Trauma Acute Care Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:405-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Contemplating the Pentagon attack after five years of space and time: unheard voices from the ramparts of our burn center
    James C Jeng
    Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:612-21. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Imipenem levels are not predictable in the critically ill patient
    Howard Belzberg
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    J Trauma 56:111-7. 2004

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Multiple laparotomies are a predictor of fascial dehiscence in the setting of severe trauma
    Mamta Swaroop
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am Surg 71:402-5. 2005
    ..Surgeons should leave the skin open in the setting of repeat trauma laparotomy, which will allow serial assessment of the integrity of the fascial closure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracolumbar fracture in blunt trauma: is clinical exam enough for awake patients?
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 61:168-71. 2006
    ..This study was designed to prospectively test the sensitivity of physical examination for detection of TLFx in patients with altered mentation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Abdominal insufflation for prevention of exsanguination
    Jack Sava
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, USA
    J Trauma 54:590-4. 2003
    ..Currently, traumatic intra-abdominal hemorrhage continues unchecked during transport and triage, and a simple technique of prehospital hemostasis might improve outcomes. The hemostatic effect of abdominal hypertension has not been studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does volume matter? The effect of trauma surgeons' caseload on mortality
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 54:829-33; discussion 833-4. 2003
    ..This study compares outcomes between high-volume (HV) trauma surgeons admitting many patients with high injury severity, and low-volume (LV) surgeons treating fewer critical patients per year...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal insufflation decreases blood loss and mortality after porcine liver injury
    Amin Jaskille
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D C 20010, USA
    J Trauma 59:1305-8; discussion 1308. 2005
    ..We measured the effect of abdominal insufflation on blood loss and physiologic outcomes in a swine model of blunt liver injury...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Pentagon and 9/11
    Dennis Wang
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S42-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to review and discuss the medical response to the Pentagon attack on September 11, 2001...
  7. ncbi request reprint Wound management after colon injury: open or closed? A prospective randomized trial
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    Am Surg 68:795-801. 2002
    ..Because of the complexity of evaluating the real clinical significance of superficial wound infection larger studies on trauma patients are required...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is informed consent in trauma a lost cause? A prospective evaluation of acutely injured patients' ability to give consent
    Jack Sava
    Department of Trauma Acute Care Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:405-8. 2007
    ..To better understand the likelihood of -- and barriers to -- informed consent in trauma patients, we evaluated when and how consent is possible in acutely injured patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Contemplating the Pentagon attack after five years of space and time: unheard voices from the ramparts of our burn center
    James C Jeng
    Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:612-21. 2006
    ..These reflections are drawn from members of the extended burn team and render an interwoven sketch in prose that previously has not been heard...
  10. ncbi request reprint Imipenem levels are not predictable in the critically ill patient
    Howard Belzberg
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    J Trauma 56:111-7. 2004
    ..Critically ill patients often demonstrate extremely unusual volumes of distribution (Vd) and half-lives (t1/2) of drugs. Imipenem is a widely used antibiotic in critically ill patients...
  11. doi request reprint Are emergency general surgery patients more work than trauma patients? Characterizing surgeon work in an acute care surgery practice
    Michael Bryce Parent
    Trauma Services Division, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:289-93. 2013
    ..This practice pattern takes advantage of the trauma surgeon's 24-hour presence in the hospital. However, differences in quantity and timing of work between EGS and trauma patients affect demands on resources and staff...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is contrast as bad as we think? Renal function after angiographic embolization of injured patients
    Pantelis Vassiliu
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:142-6. 2002
    ..Angiographic embolization (AE) is increasingly used to control bleeding after severe trauma. Serious concerns have been raised about the safety of high-volume i.v. contrast in hypotensive, hypovolemic patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint All patients with truncal gunshot wounds deserve trauma team activation
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 52:276-9. 2002
    ..To validate this suggestion, we reviewed records of patients with GSWT to see if patients not meeting standard TTA criteria had serious injuries that would benefit from TTA...