Steven M Steinberg
Affiliation: The Ohio State University
- The complicated management of a patient following transarterial chemoembolization for metastatic carcinoidAndrew C Pearson
Department of Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
World J Surg Oncol 6:125. 2008..Although it is a fairly safe procedure, it is not without its complications...
- Comparison of risk adjustment methodologies in surgical quality improvementSteven M Steinberg
Department of Surgery Division of Critical Care, Trauma and Burn, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Surgery 144:662-7; discussion 662-7. 2008..Our institution recognized a large disparity between our UHC and NSQIP risk-adjusted mortality. The purpose of this study was to attempt to discover the cause of that disparity...
- Anion gap as a predictor of trauma outcomes in the older trauma population: correlations with injury severity and mortalityJohn J Leskovan
St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Am Surg 79:1203-6. 2013..Higher AG values (i.e., greater than 16) may be associated with worse clinical outcomes. ..
- Retained surgical items: a problem yet to be solvedStanislaw P A Stawicki
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Am Coll Surg 216:15-22. 2013..The goals of this study were to better define risk factors for RSI, to clarify previously discrepant risk factors, and to evaluate other potential contributors to RSI occurrence, such as trainee presence during an operation...
- Comorbidity-polypharmacy scoring facilitates outcome prediction in older trauma patientsDavid C Evans
Division of Critical Care, Trauma, and Burn, Department of Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1465-70. 2012..To determine the association between comorbidity-polypharmacy score (CPS) and clinical outcomes in a large sample of older trauma patients, focusing on outcome prognostication...
- Pre-injury polypharmacy as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patientsDavid C Evans
Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care, Trauma, and Burn, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 1:104-9. 2011..The goal of this study is to improve our understanding of the impact of polypharmacy on outcomes in trauma patients 45 years and older...
- Comorbidity-polypharmacy score: a novel adjunct in post-emergency department trauma triageCarla F Justiniano
Division of Critical Care, Trauma, and Burn, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Surg Res 181:16-9. 2013..This retrospective study examines the relationship between CPS and triage accuracy for older (≥45y) patients admitted for traumatic injury...
- Are all trauma centers created equally? A statewide analysisMichael T Cudnik
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA
Acad Emerg Med 17:701-8. 2010..This study sought to assess the potential differences in mortality as well as discharge destination (discharge to home vs. to a rehabilitation center or skilled nursing facility) across Level I TCs in the state of Ohio...
- Intentional foreign object ingestions: need for endoscopy and surgeryPoorvi P Dalal
Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
J Surg Res 184:145-9. 2013..This study was undertaken in order to better define clinical patterns of IIFO among prisoners. We sought to determine factors associated with the need for endoscopic and surgical therapy for IIFO...
- Vitamin B6 deficiency: a potential cause of refractory seizures in adultsAnthony T Gerlach
Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 35:272-5. 2011..We describe the clinical presentation of 3 adults with refractory seizures (later diagnosed with vitamin B(6) deficiency) that resolved after pyridoxine treatment...
- Atrial fibrillation after esophagectomy: an indicator of postoperative morbidityStanislaw P A Stawicki
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 395 W 12th Avenue, Suite 634 C, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:399-405. 2011..This study's primary goal is to better define the incidence, clinical patterns, and outcomes associated with the development of AF after esophagectomy...
- The impact of antiplatelet therapy on pelvic fracture outcomesJonathan M Christy
Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Critical Care, Trauma and Burn, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
J Emerg Trauma Shock 4:64-9. 2011..This study reviews clinical outcomes of patients with pelvic fractures (Pfx) who were using pre-injury APA. Specifically, we focused on the influence of APA on postinjury bleeding, transfusions, and outcomes after Pfx...
- Does delaying early intravenous fat emulsion during parenteral nutrition reduce infections during critical illness?Anthony T Gerlach
Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 410 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:43-7. 2011..Prior to this, IVFE had been infused from the start of PN...
- Level I versus Level II trauma centers: an outcomes-based assessmentMichael T Cudnik
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
J Trauma 66:1321-6. 2009..Level II hospitals) remains unclear. We sought to determine whether there was a difference in the patient outcome in trauma victims taken to Level I versus Level II trauma centers...
- Intravascular retained surgical items: a multicenter study of risk factorsSusan D Moffatt-Bruce
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
J Surg Res 178:519-23. 2012..Retained surgical items (RSIs) have been previously studied in patients undergoing major surgical procedures. This is the first study that specifically examines potential risk factors for intravascular RSI (ivRSI)...
- Tree stands, not guns, are the midwestern hunter's most dangerous weaponAndrew Crockett
Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care, Trauma, and Burn, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Am Surg 76:1006-10. 2010..In contrast to prevailing beliefs, in our geographic area tree-stand falls are the most common mechanism of hunting related injury requiring admission to a Level 1 trauma center...
- Management of acute appendicitis: the impact of CT scanning on the bottom lineCedric V Pritchett
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University and College of Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
J Am Coll Surg 210:699-705, 705-7. 2010..Acute appendicitis continues to be a common general surgical problem. Little is known about whether the contribution to margin has been affected by changes in technology...
- How early is early laparoscopic treatment of acute cholecystitis?Atul K Madan
Department of Surgery, Tulane University, USA
Am J Surg 183:232-6. 2002..This study was undertaken to evaluate our institution's experience with early cholecystectomy as a safe, effective treatment of acute cholecystitis...