G V Bochicchio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acute glucose elevation is highly predictive of infection and outcome in critically injured trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Surg 252:597-602. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing treatment strategy for gastrinoma in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
    Masayuki Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Saiseikai Noe Hospital, Imafuku Higashi 2 2 33, Joto ku, Osaka, 536 0002, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1-11. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and impact of risk factors in critically ill trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    World J Surg 30:114-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint 'The hemostat wrap' a new technique in splenorraphy
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Trauma 59:1003-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of a web-based antibiotic decision management guide
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:459-67. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control in the ICU
    Grant V Bochicchio
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Room T1R59, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Adv Surg 42:261-75. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity in the critically ill trauma patient: a prospective study
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:533-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Tolerance and efficacy of enteral nutrition in traumatic brain-injured patients induced into barbiturate coma
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:503-6. 2006
  9. pmc Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in the supermorbidly obese patient
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JSLS 10:409-13. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bleeding in the urban battlefield
    Grant Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Surgery 142:S78-83. 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. doi request reprint Acute glucose elevation is highly predictive of infection and outcome in critically injured trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Surg 252:597-602. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether acute glucose elevation (AGE) is predictive of infection and outcome in critically injured trauma patients during the first 14 days of ICU admission...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing treatment strategy for gastrinoma in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
    Masayuki Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Saiseikai Noe Hospital, Imafuku Higashi 2 2 33, Joto ku, Osaka, 536 0002, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1-11. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and impact of risk factors in critically ill trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    World J Surg 30:114-8. 2006
    ..With our aging population it is becoming increasingly important to identify pre-existing risk factors on admission in order to minimize their effects on outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint 'The hemostat wrap' a new technique in splenorraphy
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Trauma 59:1003-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of a web-based antibiotic decision management guide
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:459-67. 2006
    ..Portable handheld computers have facilitated access to medical knowledge at the point of patient care. Little is known about the impact of mobile medical information tools on physician learning or improvement in decision-making...
  6. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control in the ICU
    Grant V Bochicchio
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Room T1R59, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Adv Surg 42:261-75. 2008
    ..Many of these devices, such as the Optiscanner, which measures plasma glucose continuously, are on the horizon and should be approved by the FDA in 2008...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity in the critically ill trauma patient: a prospective study
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:533-8. 2006
    ..Obesity has risen at an epidemic rate over the past 20 years in the US. To our knowledge, there is an absence of data evaluating the impact of obesity in the critically ill trauma patient...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tolerance and efficacy of enteral nutrition in traumatic brain-injured patients induced into barbiturate coma
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:503-6. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of enteral nutrition in a select group of trauma patients...
  9. pmc Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in the supermorbidly obese patient
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JSLS 10:409-13. 2006
    ..We prospectively evaluated the success rate of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement in a group of morbidly obese patients outside the current classification systems used to stratify obesity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bleeding in the urban battlefield
    Grant Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Surgery 142:S78-83. 2007
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Early hyperglycemic control is important in critically injured trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 63:1353-8; discussion 1358-9. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to determine whether persistent hyperglycemia when compared with normoglycemia was predictive of outcome in the later stages of hospitalization in critically injured trauma patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Blast injury in a civilian trauma setting is associated with a delay in diagnosis of traumatic brain injury
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 74:267-70. 2008
    ..The missed injury rate for TBI in patients with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 15 was 36 per cent. More studies are needed in the area of blast injury to better understand this disease process...
  13. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of blood product transfusion in trauma patients: a prospective, risk-adjusted study
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Programs in Trauma, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    World J Surg 32:2185-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine risk-adjusted outcome in trauma with stratification by blood product type...
  14. doi request reprint Blood product transfusion and ventilator-associated pneumonia in trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:415-22. 2008
    ..Prior studies in trauma are limited by retrospective design, lack of multivariable analyses, and scant data on the timing of transfusion. We examined critically the relation between blood product transfusion and VAP in trauma patients...
  15. doi request reprint Use of a modified chitosan dressing in a hypothermic coagulopathic grade V liver injury model
    Grant Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Surg 198:617-22. 2009
    ..Exsanguination from hepatic trauma is exacerbated by the lethal triad of acidosis, coagulopathy, and hypothermia. We evaluated the application of a modified chitosan dressing in a hypothermic coagulopathic model of grade V liver injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new hemostatic agent in a porcine grade V liver injury model
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 76:317-20. 2010
    ..01). Survival was 100 per cent in the MC patch group and 80 per cent in the gauze packing group. MC patches demonstrate the continued hemostatic agent evolution for improved control of lethal solid organ bleeding...
  17. ncbi request reprint Persistent hyperglycemia is predictive of outcome in critically ill trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma 58:921-4. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to determine whether persistent hyperglycemia was predictive of outcome in critically ill trauma patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reclassification of urinary tract infections in critically ill trauma patients: a time-dependent analysis
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Program in Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 4:379-85. 2003
    ..We evaluated the incidence and microbiology of UTIs stratified by days post-admission and risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint A time-dependent analysis of intensive care unit pneumonia in trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 56:296-301; discussion 301-3. 2004
    ..Appropriate and timely antibiotic therapy to treat pneumonia in trauma patients is extremely important. We evaluated the incidence and microbiology of pneumonia stratified by days postadmission and risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of community-acquired infection on acquisition of nosocomial infection, length of stay, and mortality in adult blunt trauma patients
    Grant V Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery and Critical Care, University of Maryland School of Medicine and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21208, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:21-8. 2002
    ..Increased age is associated with a significantly higher incidence of CA, ILOS, HLOS, and mortality. Once infected with both CA and NI, younger patients have a greater risk of mortality...
  21. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response syndrome score at admission independently predicts infection in blunt trauma patients
    G V Bochicchio
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma 50:817-20. 2001
    ..Our goal was to determine whether the severity of SIRS score at admission is an accurate predictor of infection in trauma patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is field intubation useful?
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:524-9. 2003
    ..These data have important implications for field airway management in the critically ill trauma patient...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of nosocomial infections in trauma: does age make a difference?
    G V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 50:612-7; discussion 617-9. 2001
    ..We evaluated the incidence and impact that nosocomial infection (NI) and age have on morbidity and mortality. Several risk factors were identified and analyzed for correlation with infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Endotracheal intubation in the field does not improve outcome in trauma patients who present without an acutely lethal traumatic brain injury
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Trauma 54:307-11. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Surgeon-performed focused assessment with sonography for trauma as an early screening tool for pregnancy after trauma
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 52:1125-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the utility and impact of the initial ultrasound examination in the diagnosis of pregnancy in female trauma patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint The combination of platelet-enriched autologous plasma with bovine collagen and thrombin decreases the need for multiple blood transfusions in trauma patients with retroperitoneal bleeding
    Grant Bochicchio
    University of Maryland School of Medicine and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Trauma 56:76-9. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidental pregnancy in trauma patients
    G V Bochicchio
    University of Maryland School of Medicine and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 192:566-9. 2001
    ..This may promote a reduction in fetal radiation exposure and perhaps influence a portion of the fetal mortality in those patients with newly diagnosed incidental pregnancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Admission hyperglycemia is predictive of outcome in critically ill trauma patients
    Jin Sung
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma 59:80-3. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to determine whether admission hyperglycemia was predictive of outcome in critically ill trauma patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Admission preoperative glucose is predictive of morbidity and mortality in trauma patients who require immediate operative intervention
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 71:171-4. 2005
    ..Elevated serum glucose on admission is an accurate predictor of postoperative infection, HLOS, ILOS, and mortality. A randomized prospective trial evaluating the impact of preoperative glucose control is warranted...
  30. doi request reprint Glial fibrillary acidic protein is highly correlated with brain injury
    Kimberly M Lumpkins
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 65:778-82; discussion 782-4. 2008
    ..Recent work has indicated that GFAP may serve as a serum marker of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that is released after central nervous system cell damage...
  31. ncbi request reprint Total cytokine immunoassay: a more accurate method of cytokine measurement?
    D Malone
    University of Maryland School of Medicine and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 50:821-5. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response syndrome and nosocomial infection in trauma
    Leslie Hoover
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 61:310-6; discussion 316-7. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Reevaluating the management and outcomes of severe blunt liver injury
    Therese M Duane
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, West Hospital, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 57:494-500. 2004
    ..We also sought to determine the impact of interventional angiography (Ang) in the treatment and outcomes of these patients...
  34. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile infection in critically injured trauma patients
    Kimberly Lumpkins
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:497-501. 2008
    ..Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is an increasing problem worldwide. To our knowledge, there are no studies evaluating specifically the incidence of CDI in the critically injured trauma population...
  35. doi request reprint Early aggressive use of fresh frozen plasma does not improve outcome in critically injured trauma patients
    Thomas M Scalea
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Surg 248:578-84. 2008
    ..Recent data from Iraq supporting early aggressive use of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) in a 1:1 ratio to packed red blood cells (PRBCs) has led many civilian trauma centers to adopt this resource intensive strategy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Persistent systemic inflammatory response syndrome is predictive of nosocomial infection in trauma
    Grant V Bochicchio
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 53:245-50; discussion 250-1. 2002
    ..Our objective in this follow-up study was to prospectively evaluate the utility of daily SIRS scores in prediction of nosocomial infection and outcome in high-risk trauma patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 5-year experience
    James M Haan
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 58:492-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the success rate of nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury in an institution using splenic embolization...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tight glycemic control in critically injured trauma patients
    Thomas M Scalea
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Surg 246:605-10; discussion 610-2. 2007
    ..Evaluate the impact of a tight glucose control (TGC) protocol during the first week of admission in critically injured trauma patients...
  39. doi request reprint Differential expression of toll-like receptor genes: sepsis compared with sterile inflammation 1 day before sepsis diagnosis
    Matthew E Lissauer
    Department of Surgical Critical Care, University of Maryland Medical Center, Room S4D07, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Shock 31:238-44. 2009
    ..These expression differences occur before phenotypic-based diagnosis of clinical sepsis...
  40. pmc Gene expression profiles differentiate between sterile SIRS and early sepsis
    Steven B Johnson
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Surg 245:611-21. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that gene expression differences are present between sepsis and uninfected SIRS prior to the clinical appearance of sepsis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increased intra-abdominal, intrathoracic, and intracranial pressure after severe brain injury: multiple compartment syndrome
    Thomas M Scalea
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma 62:647-56; discussion 656. 2007
    ..Both decompressive craniectomy (DC) and decompressive laparotomy (DL) decrease ICP. DL can also decrease IAP and ICP. We evaluated the serial application of DC and DL to treat MCS...
  42. doi request reprint Association of CSF biomarkers and secondary insults following severe traumatic brain injury
    Deborah M Stein
    Division of Critical Care Program in Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:200-7. 2011
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to investigate the relationship of S100β and NSE to clinical markers of severity and poor outcome: intracranial hypertension (ICH), and cerebral hypoperfusion (CH)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcomes in trauma: anatomic or physiologic parameters?
    James L Guzzo
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:891-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the predictive abilities of these statistical models in trauma outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Long term impact of damage control surgery: a preliminary prospective study
    Erica Sutton
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, USA
    J Trauma 61:831-4; discussion 835-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of damage control laparotomy on long term morbidity and survival...
  45. doi request reprint Plasma levels of the beta chemokine regulated upon activation, normal T cell expressed, and secreted (RANTES) correlate with severe brain injury
    Kimberly Lumpkins
    Division of Clinical Outcomes Research, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 64:358-61. 2008
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Controversy in trauma resuscitation: do ratios of plasma to red blood cells matter?
    Lynn G Stansbury
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 23:255-65. 2009
    ..In this review, the authors examine the findings of these initial studies, highlighting the epidemiologic and analytic methodologies used, and the likely influence of these methodologies on the reported outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Serum lipopolysaccharide-binding protein concentrations in trauma victims
    Steven C Cunningham
    Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:251-61. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that admission LBP plasma concentrations are predictive of outcome (mortality) in trauma. This study assessed time-dependent changes in serum LBP concentrations in trauma patients soon after injury...
  48. ncbi request reprint Admission serum albumin is predicitve of outcome in critically ill trauma patients
    Jin Sung
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 70:1099-102. 2004
    ..The combination of increased age and low albumin level was most predictive of infection and mortality. Early nutrition should be considered in these high-risk patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in ICU patients with previous laparotomy
    James L Guzzo
    Division of Clinical and Outcomes Research, The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 71:420-3. 2005
    ..PEG should be considered in all patients with previous laparotomy in need for long-term enteral access...
  50. doi request reprint Hydrated vs. freeze-dried human acellular dermal matrix for hernia repair: a comparison in a rabbit model
    J S Roth
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Hernia 13:201-7. 2009
    ..Hydrated human acellular dermal matrices (H-HADMs) have not been previously evaluated. This study evaluates H-HADM and F-HADM in the repair of abdominal wall hernias in the rabbit...
  51. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of computed tomography in the diagnosis of pancreatic injury in adult blunt trauma patients: a single-institutional study
    Obeid Ilahi
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am Surg 68:704-7; discussion 707-8. 2002
    ..Although CT moderately correlated with injury grade it was highly predictive for presence of injury. The new multidetector helical scanner may improve our diagnostic ability...
  52. ncbi request reprint Group A Streptococcus (GAS) soft-tissue infections: a lethal organism on the rise
    G V Bochicchio
    R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am Surg 67:1089-92. 2001
    ..Further epidemiologic population-based studies are needed to further delineate the severe nature of this problem...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mentors decrease compliance with best sterile practices during central venous catheter placement in the trauma resuscitation unit
    James L Guzzo
    Department of Surgery, The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:15-20. 2006
    ..There are few data on compliance with accepted, standard sterile practices during such procedures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Video-based training increases sterile-technique compliance during central venous catheter insertion
    Yan Xiao
    Program in Trauma, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1302-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of an online training course containing video clips of central venous catheter insertions on compliance with sterile practice...
  55. doi request reprint Hemostatic efficacy of modified amylopectin powder in a lethal porcine model of extremity arterial injury
    Michael Kilbourne
    Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:804-10. 2009
    ..Rapid hemostasis is crucial in controlling severe extremity hemorrhage. Our objective is to evaluate the hemostatic efficacy of a newly modified amylopectin powder in a model of severe extremity arterial hemorrhage...
  56. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to the treatment of gunshot injuries to the sacrum
    James R Dunne
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 69:91-4. 2003
    ..CoStasis, a new surgical hemostat, was effective in obtaining immediate and definitive hemostatic control. Future prospective trials on the use of CoStasis in trauma patients are warranted...
  57. ncbi request reprint Resolution of compartment syndrome after rattlesnake envenomation utilizing non-invasive measures
    Barry S Gold
    Maryland Poison Center, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:285-8. 2003
    ..This regimen obviated the need for surgical fasciotomy and its associated morbidity...
  58. doi request reprint Avoiding common technical errors in subclavian central venous catheter placement
    Michael J Kilbourne
    Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:104-9. 2009
    ..Proficiency in placing infraclavicular subclavian venous catheters can be achieved through practice and repetition. But few data specifically document insertion technical errors, which mentors could teach novice operators to avoid...
  59. doi request reprint Acellular dermal matrix compared with synthetic implant material for repair of ventral hernia in the setting of peri-operative Staphylococcus aureus implant contamination: a rabbit model
    Meghan L Milburn
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:433-42. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the ability of the ADM grafts to vascularize and allow cellular ingrowth would allow the immune system to clear the infection better in these animals...
  60. ncbi request reprint Video-based ergonomic analysis to evaluate thoracostomy tube placement techniques
    F Jacob Seagull
    Anesthesiology Research Laboratories, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 5 34, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma 60:227-32. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that ergonomic analysis of thoracostomy techniques can identify areas for potential improvement in patient and operator safety...
  61. ncbi request reprint In vitro susceptibilities of Escherichia coli isolated from patients with intra-abdominal infections worldwide in 2002-2004: results from SMART (Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends)
    Grant V Bochicchio
    University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:537-45. 2006
    ..Escherichia coli has been by far the most frequently isolated species...
  62. doi request reprint Recurrent abdominal laxity following interpositional human acellular dermal matrix
    Rachel Bluebond-Langner
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:76-80. 2008
    ..Although Alloderm has been reported to be an effective biologic material for abdominal hernia reconstruction, we have noted significant laxity requiring secondary intervention...
  63. ncbi request reprint Paramedic rapid sequence intubation for severe traumatic brain injury: perspectives from an expert panel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, and Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:1-8. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint In vitro susceptibilities of aerobic and facultatively anaerobic Gram-negative bacilli isolated from patients with intra-abdominal infections worldwide: 2004 results from SMART (Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends)
    Flavia Rossi
    Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina, São Paulo LIM 03, Brazil
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:205-10. 2006
    ..This 2004 report summarizes the most recently completed annual data from SMART...