Stephen M Cohn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Massive transfusion in trauma patients: tissue hemoglobin oxygen saturation predicts poor outcome
    Frederick A Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1010-23. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Impact of the age of transfused red blood cells in the trauma population: a feasibility study
    Stephen M Cohn
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7740, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States Electronic address
    Injury 45:605-11. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Tissue oxygen saturation predicts the development of organ dysfunction during traumatic shock resuscitation
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Trauma 62:44-54; discussion 54-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography grading systems poorly predict the need for intervention after spleen and liver injuries
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Am Surg 75:133-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary contusion: an update on recent advances in clinical management
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    World J Surg 34:1959-70. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Trauma and surgical critical care workforce in the United States: a severe surgeon shortage appears imminent
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:446-452.e4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized pilot study of near-infrared spectroscopy-directed restricted fluid therapy versus standard fluid therapy in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am Surg 76:1384-92. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Impact of low-dose vasopressin on trauma outcome: prospective randomized study
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    World J Surg 35:430-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential benefit of vasopressin in resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock
    Stephen M Cohn
    University of Texas Health Services Center at San Antonio, USA
    J Trauma 62:S56-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A crisis in the delivery of care to patients with brain injuries in South Texas
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Trauma 62:951-62; discussion 962-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. doi request reprint Massive transfusion in trauma patients: tissue hemoglobin oxygen saturation predicts poor outcome
    Frederick A Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1010-23. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Impact of the age of transfused red blood cells in the trauma population: a feasibility study
    Stephen M Cohn
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7740, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States Electronic address
    Injury 45:605-11. 2014
    ..To address these issues, we performed a prospective, observational pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of conducting a trial focusing on RBC age in patients following injury...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tissue oxygen saturation predicts the development of organ dysfunction during traumatic shock resuscitation
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Trauma 62:44-54; discussion 54-5. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate how well StO2 predicted outcome in high-risk torso trauma patients presenting in shock...
  4. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography grading systems poorly predict the need for intervention after spleen and liver injuries
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Am Surg 75:133-9. 2009
    ..Considerable inconsistency exists in interpretation of abdominal CT scans after trauma, even among experienced clinicians...
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary contusion: an update on recent advances in clinical management
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    World J Surg 34:1959-70. 2010
    ..Management of pulmonary contusion is primarily supportive. Associated complications such as pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and long-term pulmonary disability, however, are frequent sequelae of these injuries...
  6. doi request reprint Trauma and surgical critical care workforce in the United States: a severe surgeon shortage appears imminent
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:446-452.e4. 2009
    ..We conducted a survey to determine the state of the trauma and critical care workforce and compensation for such surgeons...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized pilot study of near-infrared spectroscopy-directed restricted fluid therapy versus standard fluid therapy in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am Surg 76:1384-92. 2010
    ..As a result, NIRS monitoring did not significantly influence intraoperative fluid management of patients undergoing colorectal surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of low-dose vasopressin on trauma outcome: prospective randomized study
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    World J Surg 35:430-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that a resuscitation regimen that limited the total volume of fluid administered would reduce morbidity and mortality rates in critically ill trauma patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential benefit of vasopressin in resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock
    Stephen M Cohn
    University of Texas Health Services Center at San Antonio, USA
    J Trauma 62:S56-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A crisis in the delivery of care to patients with brain injuries in South Texas
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Trauma 62:951-62; discussion 962-3. 2007
    ..To determine the opinions of neurosurgeons regarding the care of the injured and to assess the impact of these attitudes on the care of the patients with brain injuries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can near-infrared spectroscopy identify the severity of shock in trauma patients?
    Bruce A Crookes
    Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 58:806-13; discussion 813-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the normal range of thenar muscle StO2 in humans and the relationship between shock state and StO2 in trauma patients...
  12. doi request reprint Is there a role for aggressive use of fresh frozen plasma in massive transfusion of civilian trauma patients?
    Frederick A Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:948-58; discussion 958-60. 2008
    ..Damage control resuscitation (DCR) with early plasma in combat casualties requiring massive transfusion (MT) decreases early deaths from bleeding...
  13. ncbi request reprint How can trauma surgeons maintain their operative skills?
    Kevin M Schuster
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Trauma 65:387-9. 2008
    ..We examined the operative experience of our surgical service which includes trauma, emergency general surgery, and elective general surgery to analyze changes occurring over the past decade...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surgical critical care and private practice surgeons: a different world out there!
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    J Am Coll Surg 206:419-25. 2008
    ..We hypothesized substantial differences exist in practice patterns and attitudes between SCC surgeons in academic practice (ACs) and in private practice (PVTs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality, mauling, and maiming by vicious dogs
    John K Bini
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
    Ann Surg 253:791-7. 2011
    ..We postulated that patients admitted to a level I trauma center with dog bites would have severe injuries and that the gravest injuries would be those caused by pit bulls...
  16. doi request reprint Characterizing vasopressin and other vasoactive mediators released during resuscitation of trauma patients
    Stephen M Cohn
    From the Departments of Surgery S C, M D, j mc, J J S, C W, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics C L, B E, J Mi, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas and Department of Medicine D W L, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, New York
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:620-8. 2013
    ..We sought to perform the first characterization of vasopressin and other vasoactive mediators released during resuscitation of hypotensive trauma patients...
  17. pmc Transparent and open discussion of errors does not increase malpractice risk in trauma patients
    Ronald M Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University Hospital, 78229, USA
    Ann Surg 243:645-9; discussion 649-51. 2006
    ..We set out to determine if there is an increased medical malpractice lawsuit rate when trauma patient cases are presented at an open, multidisciplinary morbidity and mortality conference (M&M)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diaphragmatic injuries: what has changed over a 20-year period?
    Peter P Lopez
    Department of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78299, USA
    Am Surg 76:512-6. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The etiology of pneumoperitoneum in the 21st century
    Ashwini Kumar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:542-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the origin of free intraperitoneal air in this era of diminishing prevalence of peptic ulcer disease and imaging studies. In addition, we attempted to stratify the origin of free air by the size of the air collection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Secondary ultrasound examination increases the sensitivity of the FAST exam in blunt trauma
    Lorne H Blackbourne
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 57:934-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that a delayed, repeat ultrasound study (Secondary Ultrasound--SUS) will reveal additional intra-abdominal injuries and hemoperitoneum...
  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy is superior to open appendectomy in obese patients
    Michael G Corneille
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Surg 194:877-80; discussion 880-1. 2007
    ..There are minimal data comparing laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) with open appendectomy (OA) in obese patients...
  22. pmc Trauma surgery malpractice risk: perception versus reality
    Ronald M Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio University Hospital, San Antonio Texas 78229, USA
    Ann Surg 241:969-75; discussion 975-7. 2005
    ..We set out to compare the malpractice lawsuit risk and incidence in trauma surgery, emergency surgery, and elective surgery at a single academic medical center...
  23. ncbi request reprint The use of a computed tomography scan to rule out appendicitis in women of childbearing age is as accurate as clinical examination: a prospective randomized trial
    Peter P Lopez
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Am Surg 73:1232-6. 2007
    ..6 per cent. Although this study is too small to statistically establish equivalence, the data suggest that a CT scan reliably identifies women who need an operation for appendicitis and seems to be as good as clinical examination...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pedestrian trauma study: a pilot project
    Gillian A Hotz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:132-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the implementation of the WalkSafe Program, a school based educational injury prevention program for children grades Kindergarten through 5...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and attitudes of critical care training and careers among United States surgical residents: who wants to be a surgical intensivist?
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am Surg 73:433-7. 2007
    ..Theoretical expansion of surgical critical fellowships to include more general or trauma surgery (acute care surgery) increased the level of interest among senior surgical residents...
  26. ncbi request reprint A large single-center experience with treatment of patients with crotalid envenomations: outcomes with and evolution of antivenin therapy
    Michael G Corneille
    Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Surg 192:848-52. 2006
    ..Allergic reactions are fewer with ovine Fab antivenin (FabAV). This study describes the management of crotalid envenomations in patients treated with FabAV or ACP, and without antivenin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting the need for laparotomy in pediatric trauma patients on the basis of the ultrasound score
    Adrian W Ong
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Medical School, FL, USA
    J Trauma 54:503-8. 2003
    ..A score of 3 or greater was shown to be highly accurate in predicting the need for laparotomy. We hypothesized that this scoring system might also predict the need for laparotomy in pediatric trauma patients...
  28. doi request reprint Educational debt of physicians-in-training: determining the level of interest in a loan repayment program for service in a medically underserved area
    Michelle A Price
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:8-13. 2009
    ..The amount of financial debt incurred by Texas medical students and residents during training was examined as well as the impact of this debt on these trainees' career choices...
  29. doi request reprint Pediatric radiation exposure during the initial evaluation for blunt trauma
    Deborah L Mueller
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 70:724-31. 2011
    ..Our aim was to measure radiation dose received in pediatric blunt trauma patients during initial CT evaluation and to determine whether doses exceed doses historically correlated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint The risk of death for Jehovah's Witnesses after major trauma
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 54:967-72. 2003
    ..Trauma surgeons are faced with life-threatening blood loss in patients such as Jehovah's Witnesses. We assessed and compared the risks of death after major trauma for Jehovah's Witnesses and other religious groups...
  31. doi request reprint San Antonio Vasopressin in Shock Symposium report
    Stephen M Cohn
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1473-5. 2010
    ..It was concluded that a large, multicenter controlled trial of vasopressin is needed to assess the therapeutic benefit of vasopressin replacement in the setting of trauma with haemorrhagic shock that is prolonged and profound...
  32. doi request reprint The use of visible light spectroscopy to measure tissue oxygenation in free flap reconstruction
    Agustin Cornejo
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:397-402. 2011
    ..VLS, a continuous, noninvasive, and localized method to monitor oxygenation, appeared to predict early ischemic complications after free flap reconstruction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intensive insulin protocol improves glucose control and is associated with a reduction in intensive care unit mortality
    Charles C Reed
    Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, University Health System, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1048-54; discussion 1054-5. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that, by use of a protocol, tight glucose control could be achieved in the surgical trauma intensive care unit (STICU), and that improved glucose control would be beneficial...
  34. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy: potential clinical benefits in surgery
    Stephen M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:322-32. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint A clinically relevant liver injury grading system by CT, preliminary report
    Alexandra A MacLean
    Department of Surgery, Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Emerg Radiol 12:34-7. 2005
    ..This new grading system had superior inter-observer agreement (k=0.56) as compared to the AAST grading system (k=0.47). Active extravasation and the presence of sentinel clot should form the foundation of a new liver grading system...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mortality, mauling, and maiming by vicious dogs
    John K Bini
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
    Ann Surg 253:791-7. 2011
    ..We postulated that patients admitted to a level I trauma center with dog bites would have severe injuries and that the gravest injuries would be those caused by pit bulls...
  37. ncbi request reprint Building a better fluid for emergency resuscitation of traumatic brain injury
    Bruce A Crookes
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 57:547-54. 2004
    ..Three series of experiments were designed to evaluate the therapeutic potential of HEX+/-ATL-146e for emergency resuscitation from traumatic brain injury (TBI) + hemorrhagic hypotension...
  38. ncbi request reprint Senior medical student "Boot Camp": can result in increased self-confidence before starting surgery internships
    Robert M Esterl
    Transplant Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Curr Surg 63:264-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a surgical internship readiness elective or senior medical student (SMS) "Boot Camp" for fourth-year medical students to prepare them for the rigors of surgery internship...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized control trial of intermittent versus continuous gastric feeds for critically ill trauma patients
    Jana B A MacLeod
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Trauma 63:57-61. 2007
    ..There were two outcome variables: time to reach goal volume and the days on 100% of caloric needs via an enteral route in the first 10 days of the intensive care unit stay. Adverse events were also tallied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gallstone ileus presenting with hematemesis
    Matthew W Eidem
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:596-7; discussion 597. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Natural history and clinical implications of nondepressed skull fracture in young children
    Saif F Hassan
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:166-9. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that nondepressed SFs (NDSFs) in children are not associated with adverse neurologic outcomes...
  42. doi request reprint Development of an animal model to investigate optimal laparoscopic trocar site fascial closure
    Kent R Van Sickle
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Surg Res 184:126-31. 2013
    ..Using an animal model, we have developed a method to assess trocar site fascial dehiscence and the strength of different methods of fascial closure...
  43. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized study of clinical assessment versus computed tomography for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
    John J Hong
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 4:231-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if routine use of computed tomography (CT) for the diagnosis of appendicitis is warranted...
  44. doi request reprint Upper airway injury and its management
    Michael G Corneille
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:8-12. 2008
    ..Associated injuries are common and must be addressed concomitantly. Postoperative complications are frequent, requiring perioperative vigilance and long-term follow-up to ensure best outcome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Unexpected findings in trauma patients dying in the intensive care unit: results of 153 consecutive autopsies
    Adrian W Ong
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:401-6. 2002
    ..We attempted to evaluate the incidence and nature of missed injuries and complications in trauma- and burn-related deaths in our ICU given an autopsy rate of close to 100%...
  46. ncbi request reprint Outcome of motorcycle riders at one year post-injury
    Gillian A Hotz
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:87-9. 2004
    ..Following the repeal of the mandatory helmet law in Florida, we studied the impact of crashes on riders and their outcomes one year post-injury...
  47. doi request reprint Emergency department thoracotomy
    Juan C Mejia
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:13-8. 2008
    ..In this brief review, we summarize the available literature, technical concerns and indications for the procedure. We aim to provide suitable information for individual readers to refine their approach to EDT...
  48. pmc Novel toxin assays implicate Mycoplasma pneumoniae in prolonged ventilator course and hypoxemia
    Mark T Muir
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Chest 139:305-10. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of M pneumoniae among mechanically ventilated subjects using these novel assays and to investigate the impact of this pathogen on pulmonary outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Low-pressure laparoscopy may ameliorate intracranial hypertension and renal hypoperfusion
    Danny Rosin
    Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:15-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the effect of laparoscopy on ICP and renal blood flow in a porcine model...
  50. ncbi request reprint The incision of choice for pregnant women with appendicitis is through McBurney's point
    Charles A Popkin
    Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1800 NW 10th Ave, Suite T 227, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Surg 183:20-2. 2002
    ..There is uncertainty over the optimal incision for gravid patients with appendicitis...
  51. doi request reprint Abdominal complications after severe burns
    Katharine W Markell
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:940-7; discussion 947-9. 2009
    ..We sought to define incidence, outcomes, and associated factors, such as excessive resuscitation volume and treatment issues...
  52. ncbi request reprint Changes in intracranial pressure, coagulation, and neurologic outcome after resuscitation from experimental traumatic brain injury with hetastarch
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Surgery 136:355-63. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint When is it safe to discharge asymptomatic patients with abdominal stab wounds?
    Heythem A Alzamel
    Division of Trauma, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 58:523-5. 2005
    ..The objective was to identify the optimal time for observation of these asymptomatic patients before safe hospital discharge...
  54. ncbi request reprint Early coagulopathy predicts mortality in trauma
    Jana B A MacLeod
    Jackson Memorial Hospital and Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Trauma 55:39-44. 2003
    ..Our objective was to measure the predictive value of the initial coagulopathy profile for trauma-related mortality...
  55. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation with pressors after traumatic brain injury
    Ara J Feinstein
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:536-45. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare initial resuscitation with arginine vasopressin (AVP), phenylephrine (PE), or isotonic crystalloid fluid alone after traumatic brain injury and vasodilatory shock...
  56. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier after traumatic brain injury
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma 59:553-60; discussion 560-2. 2005
    ..Cambridge, MA) would improve outcomes after severe TBI and hemorrhagic shock...
  57. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy in resuscitation
    Stephen M Cohn
    Daugherty Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Ryder Trauma Center, Florida 33101, USA
    J Trauma 54:S199-202. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Oxygen therapeutics in trauma and surgery
    Stephen M Cohn
    Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Ryder Trauma Center, Florida 33101, USA
    J Trauma 54:S193-8. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, a safe, effective alternative therapy providing oxygen delivery characteristics comparable to red blood cells may soon be available that could have significant impact on the way that we resuscitate trauma patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of arginine vasopressin during resuscitation from hemorrhagic hypotension after traumatic brain injury
    Masamitsu Sanui
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:433-8. 2006
    ..Two series of experiments were designed to evaluate whether early arginine vasopressin improves acute outcome following resuscitation from traumatic brain injury and severe hemorrhagic hypotension...
  60. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive muscle oxygenation to guide fluid resuscitation after traumatic shock
    Bruce A Crookes
    Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Surgery 135:662-70. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Novel computed tomography scan scoring system predicts the need for intervention after splenic injury
    Burke E Thompson
    Department of Central Carolina Surgery, Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma 60:1083-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a computed tomography (CT) scan screening test to predict the need for intervention in patients with splenic injury...
  62. pmc The epidemic of pediatric traffic injuries in South Florida: a review of the problem and initial results of a prospective surveillance strategy
    S Morad Hameed
    Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:554-6. 2004
    ..Recommendations included an engineering change for a dangerous intersection, and a population-based recommendation was to equip ice cream trucks with extending stop signs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intrarater reliability in computed axial tomographic grading of splenic injury: why so many grading scales?
    Erik S Barquist
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Trauma 56:334-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the ability of experienced trauma radiologists to differentiate grade III from grade IV splenic injuries...
  64. ncbi request reprint Splanchnic perfusion during delayed, hypotensive, or aggressive fluid resuscitation from uncontrolled hemorrhage
    J Esteban Varela
    Daughty Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Shock 20:476-80. 2003
    ..For this reason, it is reasonable to conclude that hypotensive resuscitation might be an effective strategy to maintain splanchnic perfusion after blunt abdominal trauma and uncontrolled hemorrhage...
  65. ncbi request reprint Gastric tonometry: the role of mucosal pH measurement in the management of trauma
    S Morad Hameed
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Chest 123:475S-81S. 2003
    ..This article reviews the development and validation of gastric tonometry and summarizes the clinical studies that have used this modality to guide the management of shock in trauma patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Early use of recombinant factor VIIa improves mean arterial pressure and may potentially decrease mortality in experimental hemorrhagic shock: a pilot study
    Mauricio Lynn
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Trauma 52:703-7. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that administration of rFVIIa early after injury would decrease bleeding and improve survival after experimental hepatic trauma...
  67. pmc Pro/con clinical debate: antibiotics are important in the management of patients with pancreatitis with evidence of pancreatic necrosis
    Graham Ramsay
    Intensive Care and Accident Department, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 7:351-3. 2003
    ..In the present article of Critical Care, two expert groups debate the two sides of this contentious antibiotic issue...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of age of transfused blood in the trauma patient
    Carl I Schulman
    Division of Trauma, University of Miami School of Medicine, Ryder Trauma Center, Daugherty Family Department of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Trauma 52:1224-5. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Helical abdominal CT scans of 150 patients with CT or surgical diagnoses of small bowel or mesenteric injury
    James C Doherty
    J Trauma 53:618; author reply 618. 2002
  70. ncbi request reprint Early injection of high-dose recombinant factor VIIa decreases blood loss and prolongs time from injury to death in experimental liver injury
    Igor Jeroukhimov
    Division of Trauma, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    J Trauma 53:1053-7. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that administration of rFVIIa early after injury would decrease bleeding and prolong the time from injury to death after experimental hepatic trauma...
  71. ncbi request reprint When should a chest radiograph be obtained after chest tube removal in mechanically ventilated patients? A prospective study
    Louis R Pizano
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    J Trauma 53:1073-7. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that a CXR obtained 1 hour after chest tube removal would exclude the presence of a recurrent pneumothorax...
  72. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic potential of exogenous ubiquitin during resuscitation from severe trauma
    Matthias Majetschak
    Daughtry Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 56:991-9; discussion 999-1000. 2004
    ..The therapeutic potential of exogenous ubiquitin after trauma has not been examined. To fill this gap, we designed a series of experiments in a clinically relevant trauma model...
  73. pmc Alternatives to blood in the 21st century
    Stephen M Cohn
    Division of Trauma, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Crit Care 8:S15-7. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Trauma deaths in the first hour: are they all unsalvageable injuries?
    Jana B A MacLeod
    Emory University School of Medicine, 69 Jesse Hill Jr Dr, Third Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Surg 193:195-9. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography accurately detects common bile duct stones in resolving gallstone pancreatitis
    Ali H Hallal
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:869-75. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in detecting choledocholithiasis in this group of patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Sublingual capnometry for rapid determination of the severity of hemorrhagic shock"
    Marc A de Moya
    J Trauma 62:1536-7; author reply 1537. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint Modified rapid deployment hemostat terminates bleeding from hepatic rupture in third trimester
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma 61:739-42. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in the management of combined pancreatoduodenal injuries
    Peter P Lopez
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, P O Box 016960 D 40, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Am Surg 71:847-52. 2005
    ..Abbreviated laparotomy may be helpful when managing combined pancreatoduodenal injuries in patients who are in extremis...
  79. ncbi request reprint Five percent albumin for adult burn shock resuscitation: lack of effect on daily multiple organ dysfunction score
    Andrew B Cooper
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 46:80-9. 2006
    ..The effect of 5 percent human albumin on multiple organ dysfunction was investigated during the first 14 days of treatment to determine whether albumin resuscitation might benefit adult burn patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Early vasopressin improves short-term survival after pulmonary contusion
    Ara J Feinstein
    Dewitt Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    J Trauma 59:876-82; discussion 882-3. 2005
    ..Arginine vasopressin (AVP) is a promising treatment for several types of irreversible shock, but its therapeutic potential has not been examined after severe chest trauma. Two series of experiments were performed to fill this gap...
  81. ncbi request reprint How long should you wait for a chest radiograph after placing a chest tube on water seal? A prospective study
    Carl I Schulman
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Divisions of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 59:92-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal time interval for identifying a pneumothorax (PTX) on chest radiograph (CXR) after placing a chest tube on water seal...
  82. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomics of ciprofloxacin plus metronidazole vs. piperacillin-tazobactam for complicated intra-abdominal infections
    Joseph A Paladino
    CPL Associates, LLC, Buffalo, New York 14226, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:325-33. 2008
    ..A series of 459 hospitalized adults with complicated intra-abdominal infections participated in a randomized, double-blind, multicenter clinical trial. The present study was conducted to add a pharmacoeconomic analysis to the results...
  83. ncbi request reprint Modified rapid deployment hemostat bandage terminates bleeding in coagulopathic patients with severe visceral injuries
    David R King
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma 57:756-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the MRDH in coagulopathic trauma patients undergoing abbreviated laparotomy...
  84. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality in trauma patients
    Jana MacLeod
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am Surg 70:805-10. 2004
    ..The independent indicators of mortality, which are untreatable, included head injury, increasing age, and Injury Severity Score...
  85. ncbi request reprint Aerosolized tobramycin in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a pilot study
    Ali Hallal
    Ryder Trauma Center, Department of Surgery and Division of Infectious Diseases, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:73-82. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of inhaled tobramycin (TOBI) in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in a randomized, double-blind pilot study...
  86. ncbi request reprint The impact of a repealed motorcycle helmet law in Miami-Dade County
    Gillian A Hotz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 52:469-74. 2002
    ..To study the impact of helmet nonuse in motorcycle crashes after the repeal of a mandatory helmet law in the state of Florida...