N Kulvatunyou

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study of 200 acute care gallbladder surgeries: the same disease but a different approach
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727 5063, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1039-45. 2012
  2. doi request reprint 14 French pigtail catheters placed by surgeons to drain blood on trauma patients: is 14-Fr too small?
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1423-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and pattern of cervical spine injury in blunt assault: it is not how they are hit, but how they fall
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:271-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Decreased use of cervical spine clearance in blunt trauma: the implication of the injury mechanism and distracting injury
    N Kulvatunyou
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5056, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1151-5. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Seatbelt triad: severe abdominal wall disruption, hollow viscus injury, and major vascular injury
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care SurUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85727 5063, USA
    Am Surg 77:534-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining incidence and outcome of contrast-induced nephropathy among trauma: is it overhyped?
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 77:686-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of a handheld, semiconductor (cadmium zinc telluride)-based gamma camera in navigation surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Takaaki Fujii
    Division of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma University, Gunma, Japan
    Am Surg 77:690-3. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Two-year experience of using pigtail catheters to treat traumatic pneumothorax: a changing trend
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma 71:1104-7; discussion 1107. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of pigtail catheter versus chest tube in injured patients with uncomplicated traumatic pneumothorax
    N Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Room 5411, PO Box 245063, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Br J Surg 101:17-22. 2014

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study of 200 acute care gallbladder surgeries: the same disease but a different approach
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727 5063, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1039-45. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that, because preoperative signs and diagnostic tests are not sensitive enough to diagnose AC, coupled with the potential health care burden of non-AC gallbladder, surgery may be offered sooner...
  2. doi request reprint 14 French pigtail catheters placed by surgeons to drain blood on trauma patients: is 14-Fr too small?
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1423-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that 14F PCs can drain blood as well as large-bore 32F to 40F chest tubes. We herein report our early case series experience with PCs in the management of traumatic HTX and HPTX...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and pattern of cervical spine injury in blunt assault: it is not how they are hit, but how they fall
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:271-5. 2012
    ..In blunt assault to the head or face, IE is low; hence, the reported incidence of CSI is low. The goal of our study was to identify the incidence, pattern, and outcome of CSI in blunt assaulted patients...
  4. doi request reprint Decreased use of cervical spine clearance in blunt trauma: the implication of the injury mechanism and distracting injury
    N Kulvatunyou
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5056, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1151-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify clinical factors, in particular, the injury mechanism and the distracting injuries, which may be associated with CSI. The knowledge may help to improve the use of CC...
  5. ncbi request reprint Seatbelt triad: severe abdominal wall disruption, hollow viscus injury, and major vascular injury
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care SurUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85727 5063, USA
    Am Surg 77:534-8. 2011
    ..We present a small case series involving those three clinical features with the goal of preventing a future missed diagnosis of the distal abdominal aortic injury in particular...
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining incidence and outcome of contrast-induced nephropathy among trauma: is it overhyped?
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 77:686-9. 2011
    ..All but two serum Cr levels peaked within 48 hours; all returned to baseline. One patient with an underlying congenital kidney disease required temporary dialysis. CIN incidence in trauma is low and the clinical course is benign...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of a handheld, semiconductor (cadmium zinc telluride)-based gamma camera in navigation surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Takaaki Fujii
    Division of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma University, Gunma, Japan
    Am Surg 77:690-3. 2011
    ..The eZ-SCOPE is useful for skin marking and could be easily applied for minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy in scan-positive cases...
  8. doi request reprint Two-year experience of using pigtail catheters to treat traumatic pneumothorax: a changing trend
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma 71:1104-7; discussion 1107. 2011
    ..Pigtail catheters (PCs) are smaller and less invasive; they have worked well in patients with nontraumatic pneumothorax (PTX). The purpose of this study was to review our early experience of PC use in trauma patients...
  9. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of pigtail catheter versus chest tube in injured patients with uncomplicated traumatic pneumothorax
    N Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Room 5411, PO Box 245063, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Br J Surg 101:17-22. 2014
    ..This study was conducted to compare tube-site pain following pigtail catheter or chest tube insertion in patients with uncomplicated traumatic pneumothorax...