Matthew B Klein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Geographic access to burn center hospitals
    Matthew B Klein
    UW Burn Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 302:1774-81. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint An outcome analysis of patients transferred to a regional burn center: transfer status does not impact survival
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Burns 32:940-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of grease burn injury: development of a classification system
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359796, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Burns 31:765-7. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Reversible marginal tarsorrhaphy: a salvage procedure for periocular burns
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1627-30. 2008
  5. pmc The association between fluid administration and outcome following major burn: a multicenter study
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview, Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Ann Surg 245:622-8. 2007
  6. pmc Early enteral nutrition in burns: compliance with guidelines and associated outcomes in a multicenter study
    Michael J Mosier
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:104-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of upper extremity replantation surgery in the United States
    Jeffrey B Friedrich
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1835-40. 2011
  8. pmc Influence of comorbidities and age on outcome following burn injury in older adults
    Rachel S Lundgren
    University of Washington Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:307-14. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation of clinical outcome of integra application with microbiologic and pathological biopsies
    Pornprom Muangman
    University of Washington Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 61:1212-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Impact of oxandrolone treatment on acute outcomes after severe burn injury
    Tam N Pham
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:902-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. pmc Geographic access to burn center hospitals
    Matthew B Klein
    UW Burn Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 302:1774-81. 2009
    ..The optimal geographic distribution of burn centers has long been debated; however, the current distribution of centers relative to geographic area and population is unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint An outcome analysis of patients transferred to a regional burn center: transfer status does not impact survival
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Burns 32:940-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients transferred from other facilities have worse outcomes than those admitted directly from the field...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of grease burn injury: development of a classification system
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359796, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Burns 31:765-7. 2005
    ..Grease burns associated with cooking at home follow predictable patterns of injury. Based on these patterns we proposed a classification system for domestic grease burns...
  4. doi request reprint Reversible marginal tarsorrhaphy: a salvage procedure for periocular burns
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1627-30. 2008
  5. pmc The association between fluid administration and outcome following major burn: a multicenter study
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview, Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Ann Surg 245:622-8. 2007
    ..To determine patient and injury variables that influence fluid requirements following burn injury and examine the association between fluid volume received and outcome...
  6. pmc Early enteral nutrition in burns: compliance with guidelines and associated outcomes in a multicenter study
    Michael J Mosier
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:104-9. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of upper extremity replantation surgery in the United States
    Jeffrey B Friedrich
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1835-40. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to analyze the geographic distribution of upper extremity replant procedures, analyze factors of patients undergoing replantation, and characterize the facilities performing these procedures...
  8. pmc Influence of comorbidities and age on outcome following burn injury in older adults
    Rachel S Lundgren
    University of Washington Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:307-14. 2009
    ..Higher number of medical comorbidities was associated with increased mortality risk within 1 year following discharge...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation of clinical outcome of integra application with microbiologic and pathological biopsies
    Pornprom Muangman
    University of Washington Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 61:1212-7. 2006
    ..This study correlates Integra histology and quantitative microbiology cultures with clinical outcomes after autografting...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of oxandrolone treatment on acute outcomes after severe burn injury
    Tam N Pham
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:902-6. 2008
    ..Further studies are necessary to define the exact mechanisms by which oxandrolone is beneficial during inpatient treatment...
  11. pmc Epidemiology and outcomes of older adults with burn injury: an analysis of the National Burn Repository
    Tam N Pham
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:30-6. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Fournier's Gangrene: population based epidemiology and outcomes
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 181:2120-6. 2009
    ..Because to our knowledge there are no population based data, we used a national database to investigate the epidemiology of Fournier's gangrene...
  13. doi request reprint Early withdrawal of life support in severe burn injury
    Tam N Pham
    UW Regional Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:130-5. 2012
    ..Burn centers should consider using a protocol for withdrawal of life support to improve consistency in end-of-life symptoms palliation...
  14. doi request reprint Predictive value of bronchoscopy in assessing the severity of inhalation injury
    Michael J Mosier
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Burn Center at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:65-73. 2012
    ..Prospective studies should definitively answer whether AIS bronchoscopy staging predicts hospitalization outcomes in inhalation injury...
  15. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the long-distance transport of burn patients to a regional burn center
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center, Department of Surgery University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98121, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:49-55. 2007
    ..Given the current geographic distribution of burn centers and concerns about declining numbers of burn surgeons, organized systems of patient triage and transport may become increasingly important...
  16. pmc Early acute kidney injury predicts progressive renal dysfunction and higher mortality in severely burned adults
    Michael J Mosier
    University of Washington Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:83-92. 2010
    ..Early AKI was associated with early multiple organ dysfunction and higher mortality risk. Better understanding of how early AKI develops and which patients are at risk for progressive renal dysfunction may lead to improved outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Repeat hospitalization and mortality in older adult burn patients
    Samuel P Mandell
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Washington 98195, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:e36-41. 2013
    ..90 (95% confidence interval, 2.36-3.55) for the ≥ 75 years group. This population-based study indicates that older patients have a high likelihood of rehospitalization and increased long-term mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers and risk assessment in severe burns
    Giavonni M Lewis
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:619-23. 2012
    ..However, low Braden scores do not necessarily correlate with eventual development of PU. Therefore, early and aggressive PU prevention and risk assessment tools must be used to diagnose PUs at an early and reversible stage...
  19. doi request reprint Trajectories to death in patients with burn injury
    Jordan W Swanson
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:282-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that burn nonsurvivors will follow distinct temporal distributions and patterns of decline, parallel to the trimodality of deaths previously described for trauma...
  20. doi request reprint Pediatric palm contact burns: a ten-year review
    Jeffrey R Scott
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Burn Center, Seattle, Washinton 98104 2499, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:614-8. 2008
    ..We have found that the majority of patients in this study healed without need for acute or reconstructive surgery. We therefore recommend aggressive hand therapy and conservative surgical management of palm burns in children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of facial burns with a collagen/glycosaminoglycan skin substitute-prospective experience with 12 consecutive patients with large, deep facial burns
    Matthew B Klein
    The Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Burns 31:257-61. 2005
    ..In summary, thick autograft remains the gold standard for deep facial burns. However, for patients with extensive burns and limited donor sites, Integra provides an acceptable alternative...
  22. doi request reprint Mild obesity is protective after severe burn injury
    Marc G Jeschke
    Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Shriners Hospitals for Children, and Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine and the Institute for Translational Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Department of Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Il Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX and Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Ann Surg 258:1119-29. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of obesity on morbidity and mortality in severely burned patients...
  23. doi request reprint Acute management of hand burns
    Jose Sterling
    University of Washington Regional Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Hand Clin 25:453-9. 2009
    ..Optimal management requires careful examination, appropriate wound care, timely surgical excision if warranted, and aggressive range-of-motion therapy...
  24. pmc Influence of injury characteristics and payer status on burn treatment location in Washington state
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:435-40. 2008
    ..4-1.5) was also significantly associated with treatment at the verified burn center. Injury severity and payer status were both found to be independent predictors of treatment at the single verified burn center in Washington...
  25. ncbi request reprint Standard operating procedures for the clinical management of patients enrolled in a prospective study of Inflammation and the Host Response to Thermal Injury
    Geoffrey M Silver
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:222-30. 2007
    ..The SOPs are easily adaptable to other burn-related clinical protocols as well as to the routine daily management burn patients...
  26. pmc Hospital costs associated with pediatric burn injury
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:632-7. 2008
    ..Further studies defining the long-term societal costs impact of burn injury are needed as are studies that evaluate the impact of burn injury on quality of life...
  27. ncbi request reprint "Opioid creep" is real and may be the cause of "fluid creep"
    Stephen R Sullivan
    Harborview Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA
    Burns 30:583-90. 2004
    ..Along with "fluid creep", we have also increased our use of opioid agonists or "opioid creep". Higher doses of opioid agonists may have hemodynamic consequences, which may contribute to the increased fluid volumes...
  28. pmc Risk factors for the development of pneumonia in older adults with burn injury
    Tam N Pham
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Burn Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:105-10. 2010
    ..This study, thus, highlights the importance of comorbidities over chronological age in pneumonia development in older adults with burn injuries...
  29. pmc Assessment of functional limitation after necrotizing soft tissue infection
    Tam N Pham
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:301-6. 2009
    ..Development of validated functional assessment tools and accurate longitudinal follow-up are necessary to measure the functional impact of NSTI...
  30. pmc Functional genomics unique to week 20 post wounding in the deep cone/fat dome of the Duroc/Yorkshire porcine model of fibroproliferative scarring
    Loren H Engrav
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19024. 2011
    ....
  31. pmc Necrotizing soft-tissue infections: differences in patients treated at burn centers and non-burn centers
    Frederick W Endorf
    Harborview Medical Center and Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:933-8. 2008
    ..However, patients treated at burn centers were more likely to be transferred from nonburn centers, had longer lengths of stay, and underwent more operations, all of which are likely attributable to a greater severity of infection...
  32. ncbi request reprint UW Burn Center. A model for regional delivery of burn care
    Nicole S Gibran
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Burns 31:S36-9. 2005
  33. pmc Assault and substance abuse characterize burn injuries in homeless patients
    C Bradley Kramer
    Department of Surgery s Burn Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:461-7. 2008
    ..Hospitalization of a homeless patient following injury may provide a unique opportunity to address co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness and approach injury prevention to improve patients' outcomes and reduce injury recidivism...
  34. ncbi request reprint Elevated orbital pressure: another untoward effect of massive resuscitation after burn injury
    Stephen R Sullivan
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Trauma 60:72-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the incidence of elevated IOP in a series of patients with major burn injury...
  35. ncbi request reprint Complex wound management utilizing an artificial dermal matrix
    Pornprom Muangman
    Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:199-202. 2006
    ..All areas of graft loss healed without need for regrafting. The benefits of Integra in the management of acute burn wounds can be extended to other traumatic and complex wounds...
  36. doi request reprint Patient safety measures in burn care: do National reporting systems accurately reflect quality of burn care?
    Samuel P Mandell
    Department of Surgery, UW Regional Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:125-9. 2010
    ..Although quality measures are important for improving patient safety and establishing benchmarks for complication and mortality rates, caution must be taken when applying them to specific product lines...
  37. doi request reprint Characteristics, therapies, and outcome of children with necrotizing soft tissue infections
    Frederick W Endorf
    Department of Surgery, Regions Hospital, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:221-3. 2012
    ..Little is known about pediatric patients with NSTI. We sought to examine patients' characteristics, infection characteristics, treatment patterns, and outcomes of children with NSTIs using a large multicenter pediatric database...
  38. pmc A genomic storm in critically injured humans
    Wenzhong Xiao
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Exp Med 208:2581-90. 2011
    ..Based on these transcriptional data, we propose a new paradigm for the human immunological response to severe injury...
  39. ncbi request reprint SCORTEN overestimates mortality in the setting of a standardized treatment protocol
    Scott D Imahara
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:270-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, TEN remains a life-threatening disease with a high mortality rate. Our standardized treatment protocol results in significantly improved outcomes compared to those predicted by SCORTEN...
  40. ncbi request reprint The Versajet water dissector: a new tool for tangential excision
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:483-7. 2005
    ..Although there is a learning curve for both surgeons using and operating room staff setting up the device, the Versajet provides a relatively facile method for excision of challenging aesthetic and functional areas...
  41. doi request reprint Using QMethodology to identify reasons for distress in burn survivors postdischarge
    Shelley Wiechman Askay
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:83-91. 2009
    ..This methodology shows great promise for developing interventions that target unique needs of burn survivors...
  42. doi request reprint Orbital compartment syndrome in burn patients
    Christopher N Singh
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 24:102-6. 2008
    ..To identify clinical characteristics of burn patients requiring emergent orbital decompression for vision-threatening orbital compartment syndrome...
  43. doi request reprint Functional and psychosocial outcomes of older adults after burn injury: results from a multicenter database of severe burn injury
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:66-78. 2011
    ..However, the impact seems to be age related as are recovery trajectories. Rehabilitation programs lasting up to 1 year after injury could be of tremendous benefit in helping older adults achieve maximal potential recovery...
  44. ncbi request reprint Is supra-Baxter resuscitation in burn patients a new phenomenon?
    Jeffrey B Friedrich
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Mailstop 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Burns 30:464-6. 2004
    ..There was no difference in the median age, weight, or 24-h urine output between the two groups. Our data demonstrate that the "fluid creep" phenomenon is relatively new...
  45. doi request reprint Acute management of facial burns
    Jonathan S Friedstat
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 36:653-60. 2009
    ..We present our approach to the acute surgical management of facial burns...
  46. doi request reprint Delivery of critical care in North American burn centers
    Beth Ann Reimel
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Burn Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:713-7. 2008
    ..35%, P = .02). Results of this survey indicate that many North American Burn Centers do not use the intensivist model of critical care delivery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Time to school re-entry after burn injury is quite short
    Melissa Christiansen
    Burn Center, Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:478-81; discussion 482-3. 2007
    ..The average time to school return is quite short. Further studies are needed to increase understanding of the factors influencing longer time to re-entry and also to examine children's experiences upon re-entry...
  48. ncbi request reprint Extended time to wound closure is associated with increased risk of heterotopic ossification of the elbow
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:447-50. 2007
    ..In addition, consideration of other soft tissue coverage options such as local flaps, including fascia or muscle flaps, may be warranted in cases of very deep elbow buns with high risk of skin graft failure...
  49. pmc Variations in U.S. pediatric burn injury hospitalizations using the national burn repository data
    C Bradley Kramer
    Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:734-9. 2010
    ..7%). Pediatric burn injury etiology varies with age and race. These data should encourage careful consideration of race, age, and other differences in formulating the most effective, population-specific prevention and outreach strategies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adult campfire burns: two avenues for prevention
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:440-2. 2005
    ..Nearly half of the patients with contact burns and more than half the patients with flash/flame burns required excision and grafting...
  51. pmc Fournier's gangrene: management and mortality predictors in a population based study
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 182:2742-7. 2009
    ..The Fournier's gangrene literature comes almost exclusively from tertiary referral centers. We used a population based database to evaluate variations in management and outcomes...
  52. doi request reprint The beneficial effects of plasma exchange after severe burn injury
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Burn Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:243-8. 2009
    ..These data suggest that plasma exchange may provide a useful tool in the management of severe burn injury...
  53. pmc Patterns and outcomes of pediatric facial fractures in the United States: a survey of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Scott D Imahara
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:710-6. 2008
    ..Although much is known about the epidemiology of facial fractures in adults, little is known about national injury patterns and outcomes in children in the US...
  54. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and the host response to injury: an overview of the multicenter study of the genomic and proteomic response to burn injury
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:448-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the structure, organization, goals, and current progress of this Glue Grant project...
  55. ncbi request reprint The clinical pulmonary infection score poorly predicts pneumonia in patients with burns
    Tam N Pham
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:76-9. 2007
    ..VAP diagnosis in burn patients should still rely on clinical suspicion verified by quantitative culture...
  56. ncbi request reprint The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research burn model system database: a tool for the multicenter study of the outcome of burn injury
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic Surgery and the Burn Center, Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:84-96. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Arterial and venous complications of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in burn patients
    Jeffrey R Scott
    University of Washington Harborview Medical Center Burn Center, Department of Surgery, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:71-5. 2007
    ..The routine use of heparin for deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis needs to be carefully considered in light of these potential complications...
  58. doi request reprint Burn reconstruction
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 22:311-25, vi-vii. 2011
    ..Clearly, in the future, one can expect evolution in surgical techniques and technologies that can improve the function and appearance of persons with burn injury...
  59. ncbi request reprint Primer on the management of face burns at the University of Washington
    Matthew B Klein
    Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:2-6. 2005
  60. doi request reprint Inflammation and the host response to injury, a large-scale collaborative project: patient-oriented research core--standard operating procedures for clinical care VII--Guidelines for antibiotic administration in severely injured patients
    Michael A West
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Trauma 65:1511-9. 2008
    ..It should also be noted that not all patients with increased temperature/WBC have an infection. Discontinuation of antibiotics is appropriate if cultures and other diagnostic studies are negative...
  61. doi request reprint Terahertz spectroscopy for the assessment of burn injuries in vivo
    M Hassan Arbab
    University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle, Washington 98105 6698, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:077004. 2013
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Changes in VEGF and nitric oxide after deep dermal injury in the female, red Duroc pig-further similarities between female, Duroc scar and human hypertrophic scar
    Kathy Q Zhu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA
    Burns 31:5-10. 2005
    ..Furthermore, NO is decreased in female, Duroc scar as it is in human, hypertrophic scar further validating the usefulness of the model...
  63. doi request reprint Self-immolation: socioeconomic, cultural and psychiatric patterns
    Brian Poeschla
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
    Burns 37:1049-57. 2011
    ..We summarize what is known about suicide by self-immolation in terms of its demographic and psychiatric risk factors, causes, local patterns and means employed, and points of possible intervention...
  64. doi request reprint Resection of panniculus morbidus: a salvage procedure with a steep learning curve
    Jeffrey B Friedrich
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:108-14. 2008
    ..The authors found the learning curve to be profoundly steep, with many wound complications, a finding that is quite in conflict with the literature on the subject, and decided to present their experience...
  65. pmc Clinical microfluidics for neutrophil genomics and proteomics
    Kenneth T Kotz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Med 16:1042-7. 2010
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Skin flaps and grafts: a primer for the National Technical Skills Curriculum advanced tissue-handling module
    Aaron R Jensen
    Division of Surgical Education, Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:191-9. 2008
  67. pmc Perioperative use of cuffed endotracheal tubes is advantageous in young pediatric burn patients
    David P Dorsey
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Burns 36:856-60. 2010
    ..Due to the frequent challenge of airway management in this population, strategies should emphasize cuffed endotracheal tube use that is associated with lower rates of airway manipulation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive surgery
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center and Division of Plastic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:602-6. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Overview of day 2: burn rehabilitation
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:586. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Marjolin's ulcer
    Albert J Chong
    Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:e9. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Early experience with computed tomographic angiography in microsurgical reconstruction
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic ansd Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, and Section of Plastic Surgery, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94305, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:498-503. 2003
    ..Computed tomographic angiography provides high-resolution, three-dimensional arterial, venous, and soft-tissue imaging without the risks of traditional angiogram and at a lower cost...
  72. ncbi request reprint Flexor tendon wound healing in vitro: lactate up-regulation of TGF-beta expression and functional activity
    Naveen Yalamanchi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Calif 94305, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:625-32. 2004
    ..Modulation of lactate and TGF-beta levels may provide a means of modulating the effects of TGF-beta on adhesion formation in flexor tendon wound healing...
  73. ncbi request reprint Vascular mapping of the leg with multi-detector row CT angiography prior to free-flap transplantation
    Lawrence C Chow
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr, Rm H1307, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Radiology 237:353-60. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) angiography in determining donor- and recipient-site arterial suitability for successful vascularized free-flap transplantation...
  74. ncbi request reprint Flexor tendon healing in vitro: effects of TGF-beta on tendon cell collagen production
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:615-20. 2002
    ..There was a significant increase (p <.05) in collagen I and III production with the addition of all 3 TGF-beta isoforms. Modulation of TGF-beta production may provide a mechanism to modulate adhesion formation clinically...
  75. ncbi request reprint Burn research state of the science: introduction
    Tina L Palmieri
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, and Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:544-5. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Assets and liabilities of the Burn Model System data model: a comparison with the National Burn Registry
    Dennis C Lezotte
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:S7-17. 2007
    ..To determine whether the Burn Model System (BMS) population is representative of the larger burn population and to investigate threats to internal and external validity in a multicenter longitudinal database of severe burns...
  77. doi request reprint Microfluidic leukocyte isolation for gene expression analysis in critically ill hospitalized patients
    Aman Russom
    Surgical Services and Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Shriners Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Chem 54:891-900. 2008
    ..Here, we report the clinical validation of a novel microfluidic leukocyte nucleic acid isolation technique for gene expression analysis from critically ill, hospitalized patients that can be readily used on small volumes of blood...
  78. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of superoxide dismutase against ischemia-reperfusion injury: development and application of a transgenic animal model
    Matthew B Klein
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Department of Neuroscience, Stanford University Medical Center, Calif 94022, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:251-5; discussion 256-7. 2003
    ..This study confirms the protective effects of superoxide dismutase against ischemia-reperfusion injury. In addition, its deficiency results in a dramatic susceptibility to ischemic injury...