Rosemary Kozar

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Specific intraluminal nutrients alter mucosal blood flow during gut ischemia/reperfusion
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Health Science Center, 77030, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:226-9. 2002
  2. pmc Modulation of syndecan-1 shedding after hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation
    Ricky J Haywood-Watson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23530. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Management of adult blunt hepatic trauma
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:596-601. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of traumatic diaphragmatic injuries
    R A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, Houston School of Medicine, University of Texas, 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 97:164-71. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention by surgeons can influence students toward a career in surgery
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 111:166-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Preclinical predictors of surgery NBME exam performance
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 140:204-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical education research
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 128:186-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric artery occlusion models shock-induced gut ischemia-reperfusion
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 116:145-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Enteral glutamine but not alanine maintains small bowel barrier function after ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 21:433-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Preclinical students: who are surgeons?
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 119:113-6. 2004

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Specific intraluminal nutrients alter mucosal blood flow during gut ischemia/reperfusion
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Health Science Center, 77030, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:226-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether these specific nutrients are associated with alterations in mucosal perfusion during gut I/R...
  2. pmc Modulation of syndecan-1 shedding after hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation
    Ricky J Haywood-Watson
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23530. 2011
    ..These data suggest that plasma based resuscitation preserved endothelial syndecan-1 and maintained endothelial integrity, and may help to explain the protective effects of fresh frozen plasma after hemorrhagic shock...
  3. doi request reprint Management of adult blunt hepatic trauma
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:596-601. 2010
    ..To review the nonoperative and operative management of blunt hepatic injury in the adult trauma population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of traumatic diaphragmatic injuries
    R A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, Houston School of Medicine, University of Texas, 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 97:164-71. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the technical feasibility and strength of various laparoscopic repairs of diaphragmatic injuries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention by surgeons can influence students toward a career in surgery
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 111:166-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether exposing students to surgery through a brief intervention early in their medical education could influence perceptions toward surgery as a career choice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preclinical predictors of surgery NBME exam performance
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 140:204-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that at-risk students could be accurately identified and offered an intense tutorial program to enhance success on their exam...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical education research
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 128:186-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric artery occlusion models shock-induced gut ischemia-reperfusion
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 116:145-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study was to compare SMAO to a standard model of controlled hemorrhage (CH) and uncontrolled hemorrhage (UH)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enteral glutamine but not alanine maintains small bowel barrier function after ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 21:433-7. 2004
    ..The individual components of enteral diets may differentially modulate intestinal barrier function, which could have important implications when administered to critically injured patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preclinical students: who are surgeons?
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 119:113-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine how preclinical medical students formulate their career choice and to determine the origin of negative perceptions regarding surgery as a career...
  11. ncbi request reprint Challenges to the care of the critically ill: novel staffing paradigms
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:366-70; discussion 370-3. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint The immune-enhancing enteral agents arginine and glutamine differentially modulate gut barrier function following mesenteric ischemia/reperfusion
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Departments of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 57:1150-6. 2004
    ..While recent data has shown that glutamine is beneficial, arginine may be harmful. We therefore hypothesized that the immune-enhancing agents, glutamine and arginine, differentially modulate gut barrier function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complications of nonoperative management of high-grade blunt hepatic injuries
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Trauma 59:1066-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was therefore to define hepatic-related complications and associated treatment modalities in patients undergoing nonoperative management of high-grade blunt hepatic injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hepatic morbidity following nonoperative management: multicenter study
    Rosemary A Kozar
    University of Texas, Houston 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 141:451-8; discussion 458-9. 2006
    ..Early risk factors for hepatic-related morbidity in patients undergoing initial nonoperative management of complex blunt hepatic injuries can be accurately identified...
  15. pmc Glutamine activates peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ in intestinal epithelial cells via 15-S-HETE and 13-OXO-ODE: a novel mechanism
    Kechen Ban
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 301:G547-54. 2011
    ..This novel mechanism may explain the gut-protective effects of enteral glutamine...
  16. ncbi request reprint The type of sodium-coupled solute modulates small bowel mucosal injury, transport function, and ATP after ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:810-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how different sodium-coupled solutes modulate gut function after ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) in a rodent model...
  17. pmc Plasma restoration of endothelial glycocalyx in a rodent model of hemorrhagic shock
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:1289-95. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that endothelial cell protection by plasma is due, in part, to its restoration of the endothelial glycocalyx and preservation of syndecan-1 after hemorrhagic shock...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immune-enhancing enteral nutrients differentially modulate the early proinflammatory transcription factors mediating gut ischemia/reperfusion
    Norio Sato
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 58:455-61; discussion 461. 2005
    ..We now hypothesize that arginine and glutamine differentially modulate the early proinflammatory transcription factors activated by gut I/R...
  19. pmc Syndecan 1 plays a novel role in enteral glutamine's gut-protective effects of the postischemic gut
    Zhanglong Peng
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 38:57-62. 2012
    ..These results suggest that syndecan 1 plays a novel role in the protective effects of enteral glutamine in the postischemic gut...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patients with impending abdominal compartment syndrome do not respond to early volume loading
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:602-7; discussion 607-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated our prospective resuscitation database to determine how patients who developed ACS differ from non-ACS patients in response to early volume loading...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preload optimization using "starling curve" generation during shock resuscitation: can it be done?
    Alan B Marr
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 21:300-5. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Both primary and secondary abdominal compartment syndrome can be predicted early and are harbingers of multiple organ failure
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 54:848-59; discussion 859-61. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the epidemiology of primary and secondary ACS and develop early prediction models in a high-risk cohort who were treated in a similar fashion...
  23. pmc Multiple levels of degradation diminish hemostatic potential of thawed plasma
    Nena Matijevic
    Department of Surgery and Center for Translational Injury Research, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 70:71-9; discussion 79-80. 2011
    ..However, there are no clinical data analyzing the effects of the approved 5-day storage on plasma. We hypothesize that the hemostatic potential (HP) of freshly thawed (FFP-0) was superior to plasma stored for 5 days (FFP-5)...
  24. ncbi request reprint A multidisciplinary clinical pathway decreases rib fracture-associated infectious morbidity and mortality in high-risk trauma patients
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 192:806-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effect of this pathway on infectious morbidity and mortality...
  25. pmc Enteral glutamine: a novel mediator of PPARgamma in the postischemic gut
    Kechen Ban
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 284, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 84:595-9. 2008
    ..Preliminary clinical studies support the use of enteral glutamine in patients with gut hypoperfusion...
  26. pmc Differential effects of luminal arginine and glutamine on metalloproteinase production in the postischemic gut
    Emily K Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:433-8. 2008
    ..We therefore hypothesized that arginine would enhance expression of MMP-2 in the postischemic gut...
  27. pmc Glutamine protects against apoptosis via downregulation of Sp3 in intestinal epithelial cells
    Kechen Ban
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 299:G1344-53. 2010
    ..This novel finding may explain in part the gut-protective effects of glutamine...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intestinal ischemic preconditioning after ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat intestine: profiling global gene expression patterns
    Stacey D Moore-Olufemi
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1866-77. 2010
    ..In an effort to investigate the molecular mechanisms responsible for the protective effects afforded by IPC, we sought to characterize the global gene expression pattern in rats subjected to IPC in the setting of IR injury...
  29. pmc Molecular mechanisms of pharmaconutrients
    Rachel Santora
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 161:288-94. 2010
    ..A better understanding of the specific molecular targets of immunonutrients will facilitate application of more refined nutritional therapies in critically ill patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Poloxamer 188 inhibition of ischemia/reperfusion injury: evidence for a novel anti-adhesive mechanism
    Robert L Hunter
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical School Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2 136, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 40:115-25. 2010
    ..The unique structure of P188 facilitates its rapid, but gentle, binding to any exposed hydrophobic domain, restoring normal non-adhesive surfaces and thereby preventing activation of the entire spectrum of deleterious reactions...
  31. pmc Protective effects of fresh frozen plasma on vascular endothelial permeability, coagulation, and resuscitation after hemorrhagic shock are time dependent and diminish between days 0 and 5 after thaw
    Shibani Pati
    Department of Surgery and Center for Translational Injury Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 69:S55-63. 2010
    ..We further hypothesized that the beneficial effects of FFP would diminish over 5 days of routine storage at 4 degrees C...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nutrition support in adult trauma patients
    S Rob Todd
    Acute Care Surgery, The Methodist Hospital Houston Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661, TX 77030, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:421-9. 2006
    ..Evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice are presented when available...
  33. ncbi request reprint Conventional dose hypertonic saline provides optimal gut protection and limits remote organ injury after gut ischemia reperfusion
    Ernest A Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 61:66-73; discussion 73-4. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a dose dependent effect exists related to increasing tonicity and that the optimal gut protective dose would provide better protection against remote organ injury than large volume isotonic crystalloids...
  34. ncbi request reprint Normal versus supranormal oxygen delivery goals in shock resuscitation: the response is the same
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 53:825-32. 2002
    ..Our hypothesis was that by decreasing the Do I endpoint, less crystalloid would be administered. We compare resuscitation responses to the protocol with goals of Do I > or = 600 versus 500 in two patient cohorts...
  35. ncbi request reprint Postinjury enteral tolerance is reliably achieved by a standardized protocol
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 104:70-5. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Standardized trauma resuscitation: female hearts respond better
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 266, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:578-83; discussion 583-4. 2002
    ..Women respond better to standardized shock resuscitation compared with similarly severely injured men...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia protects against gut ischemia/reperfusion-induced impaired intestinal transit by inducing heme oxygenase-1
    Bashir O Attuwaybi
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Research Center, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 115:48-55. 2003
    ..HO-1 provides cytoprotection in various models of oxidant stress. We, therefore, tested the hypothesis that IH protects against gut I/R-induced impaired intestinal transit via HO-1 induction...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic saline prevents inflammation, injury, and impaired intestinal transit after gut ischemia/reperfusion by inducing heme oxygenase 1 enzyme
    Bashir Attuwaybi
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 56:749-58; discussion 758-9. 2004
    ..We therefore hypothesized that HTS prevents gut inflammation, injury, and impaired transit by inducing HO-1 in a model of gut I/R...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic saline resuscitation after mesenteric ischemia/reperfusion induces ileal apoptosis
    Ernest A Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 59:1092-8. 2005
    ..In contrast to I/R cell necrosis, apoptosis provides controlled cell death that minimizes inflammation. We therefore hypothesized that HS resuscitation after mesenteric I/R would induce apoptosis and decrease mucosal injury...
  40. pmc Incidence and outcome of early acute kidney injury in critically-ill trauma patients
    Amber S Podoll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Section of Critical Care Nephrology, University of Texas UT Health Science Center at Houston, Medical School, Houston, Texas, United States of America Texas Trauma Institute, Memorial Hermann Hospital Texas Medical Center, UTHealth Science Center at Houston, Medical School, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77376. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence and effect on mortality of early acute kidney injury in severely injured trauma patients using the Acute Kidney Injury Network creatinine criteria...
  41. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma mediates protection against cyclooxygenase-2-induced gut dysfunction in a rodent model of mesenteric ischemia/reperfusion
    Norio Sato
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 24:462-9. 2005
    ..Reversal of gut inflammation, injury, and impaired transit by high-dose NS-398 is associated with PPAR activation, suggesting a potential role for PPAR-gamma in shock-induced gut protection...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted wound closure achieves early fascial closure of open abdomens after severe trauma
    James W Suliburk
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 55:1155-60; discussion 1160-1. 2003
    ..This study reviews the efficacy of vacuum-assisted wound closure (VAWC) to obtain primary fascial closure of open abdomens after severe trauma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Morbidity from rib fractures increases after age 45
    John B Holcomb
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:549-55. 2003
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  44. pmc Update on postinjury nutrition
    Samuel R Todd
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:690-5. 2008
    ..The optimal utilization and benefit of pharmaconutrients, however, remains unclear, as does the need for full caloric provision in the early postinjury phase...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning protects against gut dysfunction and mucosal injury after ischemia/reperfusion injury
    Stacey D Moore-Olufemi
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Shock 23:258-63. 2005
    ..Our results show that IR-induced gut dysfunction can be improved by IPC. Both phases of IPC can potentially be useful in the clinical setting of surgical patient care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome is an elusive early complication of traumatic shock resuscitation
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 4 264, 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 184:538-43; discussion 543-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe major trauma victims who developed secondary ACS during standardized shock resuscitation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone protects against mesenteric ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Heitham T Hassoun
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 282:G1059-68. 2002
    ..We conclude that alpha-MSH significantly limits postischemic injury to the rat small intestine...
  48. ncbi request reprint Potential targets to encourage a surgical career
    Susan I Brundage
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:946-53. 2005
    ..Our goal was to identify factors that can be targeted during medical education to encourage a career in surgery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of levetiracetam and phenytoin for posttraumatic seizure prophylaxis
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery and the Center for Translational Injury Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 71:375-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether phenytoin or levetiracetam would be more cost-effective in preventing early post-TBI seizures and reducing their negative impact on TBI outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Enteral glutamine during active shock resuscitation is safe and enhances tolerance of enteral feeding
    Margaret McQuiggan
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:28-35. 2008
    ..This pilot study aimed to evaluate gastrointestinal tolerance and safety of enteral feeding with glutamine, beginning during shock resuscitation in severely injured patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma should be given earlier to patients requiring massive transfusion
    Ernest A Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 62:112-9. 2007
    ..The hypothesis for this study is that our pre-intensive care unit (ICU) massive transfusion (MT) protocol does not adequately correct coagulopathy, and that early uncorrected coagulopathy is predictive of mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Supranormal trauma resuscitation causes more cases of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    Arch Surg 138:637-42; discussion 642-3. 2003
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  53. ncbi request reprint Central venous pressure versus pulmonary artery catheter-directed shock resuscitation
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 32:463-70. 2009
    ..Computerized decision support provides a technique to implement complex protocol care processes and analyze patient response...
  54. doi request reprint Gastric alkalinization after major trauma
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:681-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that trauma patients have an alkaline gastric environment that may be because of bile reflux...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early cytokine production risk stratifies trauma patients for multiple organ failure
    Kenneth M Jastrow
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
    J Am Coll Surg 209:320-31. 2009
    ..In animal models of hemorrhagic shock, early (< 24 hours) changes in cytokine production are an index of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome. However, their predictive value in trauma patients remains to be fully elucidated...
  56. pmc The changing face of surgical education: simulation as the new paradigm
    Daniel J Scott
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 147:189-93. 2008
    ..This paper highlights presentations about these topics from a panel of experts convened at the 2008 Academic Surgical Congress...
  57. ncbi request reprint Training future surgical scientists: realities and recommendations
    James W Suliburk
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 247:741-9. 2008
    ..To examine factors influencing surgical research and assess the current state of training future surgical scientists...
  58. ncbi request reprint Intraischemic hypothermia differentially modulates oxidative stress proteins during mesenteric ischemia/reperfusion
    Heitham T Hassoun
    Department of Surgery, UT Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Surgery 132:369-76. 2002
    ..We examined the effects of regional intraischemic hypothermia on mesenteric I/R-induced mucosal injury, NF-kappaB activation, and expression of iNOS and HO-1...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of poloxamer 188 on human PMN cells
    Matthew T Harting
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 144:198-203. 2008
    ..We studied human PMN oxidative burst and adhesion molecule expression when exposed to P188...
  60. ncbi request reprint Blunt cardiac injuries that require operative intervention: an unsuspected injury
    Alicia Mangram
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, 77020, USA
    J Trauma 54:286-8. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (ALECS) screening protocol in critically ill trauma patients
    Roman Kosir
    Department of Surgery, General and Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
    J Trauma 63:268-75. 2007
    ..Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (ALECS) is a devastating complication that often presents silently in critically injured patients; therefore, we developed a protocol to screen high-risk patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia hype: is it worth it?
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Crit Care Med 36:1676-7. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint The association between Chance fractures and intra-abdominal injuries revisited: a multicenter review
    Alan H Tyroch
    Texas Tech Univesity Health Sciences Center at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79905 2700, USA
    Am Surg 71:434-8. 2005
    ..CT scan has become the primary modality to assess the abdominal cavity of patients with Chance fractures, whereas the role of DPL has diminished...

Research Grants5

  1. Gut Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury: Modulation by Nutrients
    Rosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The sponsors are an integral part of this arrangement and are especially suited to ensure success of the proposed project...
  2. Induction of molecular Mediators by Enteral Nutrients in the Postischemic Gut
    Rosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Induction of molecular Mediators by Enteral Nutrients in the Postischemic Gut
    Rosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Induction of molecular Mediators by Enteral Nutrients in the Postischemic Gut
    Rosemary A Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2010
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