E P Dellinger
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Effect of PGG-glucan on the rate of serious postoperative infection or death observed after high-risk gastrointestinal operations. Betafectin Gastrointestinal Study GroupE P Dellinger
Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
Arch Surg 134:977-83. 1999....
- Early antibiotic treatment for severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studyE Patchen Dellinger
Division of General Surgery, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Ann Surg 245:674-83. 2007....
- Hospitals collaborate to decrease surgical site infectionsE Patchen Dellinger
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
Am J Surg 190:9-15. 2005..Despite a large body of evidence describing care processes known to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections, many are underutilized in practice...
- Infectious and immunologic consequences of blood transfusionE Patchen Dellinger
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
Crit Care 8:S18-23. 2004..We also review the use of leukoreduction in blood transfusion and its role in preventing transfusion-transmitted infections and immunomodulatory complications...
- Can one use biologic modifiers to prevent multiple organ dysfunction syndrome after abdominal infections?E P Dellinger
Division of General Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 1:239-47; discussion 247-8. 2000..Testing novel therapies in appropriate animal models that closely simulate human intra-abdominal infection is crucial in developing drugs that will be beneficial in preventing sepsis-induced mortality in critically ill patients...
- A randomized, double-blind clinical trial comparing cefepime plus metronidazole with imipenem-cilastatin in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections. Cefepime Intra-abdominal Infection Study GroupP S Barie
Department of Surgery, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Arch Surg 132:1294-302. 1997..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of cefepime hydrochloride plus metronidazole vs the combination of imipenem and cilastatin sodium in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections in adult patients...
- Duration of preventive antibiotic administration for open extremity fracturesE P Dellinger
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98104
Arch Surg 123:333-9. 1988..3%. The actual difference was 0.2%. A brief course of antibiotic administration is not inferior to a prolonged course of antibiotics for prevention of postoperative fracture-site infections...
- Has misdiagnosis of appendicitis decreased over time? A population-based analysisD R Flum
Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Box 357183, H 220 Health Sciences Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
JAMA 286:1748-53. 2001..Computed tomography, ultrasonography, and laparoscopy have been suggested for use in patients with equivocal signs of appendicitis to decrease unnecessary surgery...
- Common bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the use of intraoperative cholangiography: adverse outcome or preventable error?D R Flum
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
Arch Surg 136:1287-92. 2001..Common bile duct (CBD) injury is a serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Predictors of this adverse outcome have not been well documented...
- Results of a clinical trial of clinafloxacin versus imipenem/cilastatin for intraabdominal infectionsJ S Solomkin
Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
Ann Surg 233:79-87. 2001..Clinafloxacin is a novel quinolone with wide activity against the plethora of microorganisms encountered in intraabdominal infections. This trial was performed to examine its clinical efficacy...
- Hand infections. Bacteriology and treatment: a prospective studyE P Dellinger
Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle 98104
Arch Surg 123:745-50. 1988..The presence of Staphylococcus aureus and/or beta-hemolytic streptococci was associated with a favorable response. The incidence of antibiotic-resistant isolates did not correlate with outcome...
- Antibiotic policies in surgery: a consensus paperL S Stratchounski
Institute of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Smolensk, Russia
Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:312-22. 2005