Peter Rhee

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Histone deacetylase as therapeutic target in a rodent model of hemorrhagic shock: effect of different resuscitation strategies on lung and liver
    Tom Lin
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Surgery 141:784-94. 2007
  2. doi request reprint What happened to total parenteral nutrition? The disappearance of its use in a trauma intensive care unit
    Peter Rhee
    Trauma Division, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 63:1215-22. 2007
  3. doi request reprint QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 64:1093-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Noncolligative properties of intravenous fluids
    Peter Rhee
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:317-22. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes for atrial arrhythmias in trauma patients
    Pantelis Hadjizacharia
    Division of Trauma, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Am Surg 77:634-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Rehabilitation after trauma; does age matter?
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Surg Res 184:541-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The acute care surgery model: managing traumatic brain injury without an inpatient neurosurgical consultation
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:102-5; discussion 105. 2013
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Continuous noninvasive hemoglobin monitor from pulse ox: ready for prime time?
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    World J Surg 37:525-9. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Management and hospital outcomes of blunt renal artery injuries: analysis of 517 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Burapat Sangthong
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:612-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Histone deacetylase as therapeutic target in a rodent model of hemorrhagic shock: effect of different resuscitation strategies on lung and liver
    Tom Lin
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Surgery 141:784-94. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint What happened to total parenteral nutrition? The disappearance of its use in a trauma intensive care unit
    Peter Rhee
    Trauma Division, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 63:1215-22. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to document TPN use in trauma patients over time as well as concurrent changes in TPN-associated complications...
  3. doi request reprint QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 64:1093-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this report is to describe the initial clinical experience with QuikClot, a zeolite that works by absorbing water and concentrating coagulation factors to stop bleeding in a series of patients...
  4. doi request reprint Noncolligative properties of intravenous fluids
    Peter Rhee
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:317-22. 2010
    ..Artificial fluids such as crystalloids and other solutions typically used for resuscitation are now recognized to be inflammatory when infused at high volumes to replace blood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes for atrial arrhythmias in trauma patients
    Pantelis Hadjizacharia
    Division of Trauma, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Am Surg 77:634-9. 2011
    ..04). AA occurs in 6 per cent of trauma patients admitted to the ICU. Developing an AA is an independent risk factor for mortality after trauma. Beta-blocker therapy was associated with decreased mortality in trauma patients with AA...
  6. doi request reprint Rehabilitation after trauma; does age matter?
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Surg Res 184:541-5. 2013
    ..Variability exits in the ability to predict overall recovery after trauma and inpatient rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to identify factors predicting functional improvement in trauma patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation...
  7. doi request reprint The acute care surgery model: managing traumatic brain injury without an inpatient neurosurgical consultation
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:102-5; discussion 105. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that ACS safely manage mild TBI with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) on head computed tomographic (CT) scan without neurosurgical consultation (NC)...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Continuous noninvasive hemoglobin monitor from pulse ox: ready for prime time?
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    World J Surg 37:525-9. 2013
    ..The use of SpHb has not been described in the trauma population. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of a SpHb measurement device in severely injured trauma patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Management and hospital outcomes of blunt renal artery injuries: analysis of 517 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Burapat Sangthong
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:612-7. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Application of a zeolite hemostatic agent achieves 100% survival in a lethal model of complex groin injury in Swine
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 56:974-83. 2004
    ..We tested ZH with increasing RM against controls and other hemostatic agents in a swine model of battlefield injury...
  12. doi request reprint Beta-blockers in isolated blunt head injury
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:432-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of beta-blockers on patients sustaining acute traumatic brain injury. Our hypothesis was that beta-blocker exposure is associated with improved survival...
  13. doi request reprint Pediatric all-terrain vehicle trauma: the epidemic continues unabated
    Nathan Blecker
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:443-7. 2012
    ..This study examines the epidemiology of ATV injuries in Arizona with emphasis on pediatric injuries and compares ATV injuries to those associated with motorcycle (MCC) and motor vehicle crashes (MVC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tactical surgical intervention with temporary shunting of peripheral vascular trauma sustained during Operation Iraqi Freedom: one unit's experience
    Lowell W Chambers
    Department of Surgery, First Medical Battalion Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Camp Pendelton, California 92055 5191, USA
    J Trauma 61:824-30. 2006
    ..Temporary vascular shunting of these injuries in the forward area facilitates rapid restoration of perfusion while allowing for deferment of definitive repair until after transport to units with greater resources and expertise...
  15. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring for combat casualties
    William C Shoemaker
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, CA 90033, USA
    Mil Med 171:813-20. 2006
    ..Combined with an information system, this approach provided an early outcome predictor and evaluated, with an objective individualized method, the relative efficacy of alternative therapies for specific patients...
  16. doi request reprint Evolving pathogens in the surgical intensive care unit: a 6-year experience
    Margaret J Starnes
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Crit Care 23:507-12. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate and document changing microbial trends within the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center surgical ICU (SICU), including drug-resistant pathogens...
  17. ncbi request reprint Testing of modified zeolite hemostatic dressings in a large animal model of lethal groin injury
    Naresh Ahuja
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 61:1312-20. 2006
    ..However, the effect of these alterations on the hemostatic efficacy is unknown. We tested modified zeolites and a chitosan based dressing against controls in a swine model of battlefield injury...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of scapular fractures and blunt thoracic aortic injury: fact or fiction?
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 71:54-7. 2005
    ..Patients with SF almost always have significant associated injuries. Although SF indicates a high amount of energy transmitted to the upper thorax, these patients rarely have BTAI. SF should not be used as an indicator of possible BTAI...
  19. doi request reprint Cirrhosis and trauma are a lethal combination
    Chrysanthos Georgiou
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, USC LAC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, IPT, C5L100, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    World J Surg 33:1087-92. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the risk of mortality and complications associated with cirrhosis in trauma patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Identification of expression patterns associated with hemorrhage and resuscitation: integrated approach to data analysis
    Huazhen Chen
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Trauma 60:701-23; discussion 723-4. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Pedestrians injured by automobiles: risk factors for cervical spine injuries
    Hakan Yanar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:794-9. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of cervical spine injuries (CSI) in multitrauma patients, especially in the presence of head trauma, can be difficult. Identification of risk factors associated with CSI can help avoid missed or delayed diagnosis...
  22. doi request reprint Significance of troponin elevation after severe traumatic brain injury
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:46-52. 2008
    ..Elevation of serum troponin (cTnI) after nontraumatic cerebral insult has been associated with an adverse prognosis. This association has not been well documented in traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preventable or potentially preventable mortality at a mature trauma center
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 63:1338-46; discussion 1346-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the preventable and potentially preventable deaths occurring at a mature Level I trauma center...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of different resuscitation strategies on neutrophil activation in a swine model of hemorrhagic shock
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USUHS, Room A 3021, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Resuscitation 60:91-9. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the type of resuscitation fluid and method of infusion can influence neutrophil function...
  25. ncbi request reprint D-lactate increases pulmonary apoptosis by restricting phosphorylation of bad and eNOS in a rat model of hemorrhagic shock
    Amin Jaskille
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Trauma 57:262-69; discussion 269-70. 2004
    ..These modified solutions however alter the function of apoptotic proteins through an unknown mechanism. We postulated that DL-LR induces apoptosis by restricting the phosphorylation of key apoptotic proteins...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of computed tomography in anterior abdominal stab wounds: results of a prospective study
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 141:745-50; discussion 750-2. 2006
    ..Computed tomography (CT) can be used to evaluate patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds (AASWs)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Indications for routine repeat head computed tomography (CT) stratified by severity of traumatic brain injury
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 62:1339-44; discussion 1344-5. 2007
    ..The specific aim of this study is to identify patients with head injuries who would benefit from a routine repeat head CT...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between American College of Surgeons trauma center designation and mortality in patients with severe trauma (injury severity score > 15)
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:212-5; quiz A45. 2006
    ..There is very little work published on the association of ACS trauma center designation and outcomes in severe trauma...
  30. ncbi request reprint The presence of the adult respiratory distress syndrome does not worsen mortality or discharge disability in blunt trauma patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Injury 39:30-5. 2008
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Natural history and outcomes of renal failure after trauma
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Brackenridge Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:426-31. 2008
    ..The natural history of posttraumatic renal failure (PTRF) is not well-established. Overall prognosis and risk factors for need for dialysis in the setting of PTRF need more precise definition...
  32. ncbi request reprint Splenectomy for trauma increases the rate of early postoperative infections
    James Wiseman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    Am Surg 72:947-50. 2006
    ..More specifically, splenectomy patients more often develop pneumonia and multiple infections. This increase in infections is not associated with increased mortality...
  33. ncbi request reprint High-level falls: type and severity of injuries and survival outcome according to age
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 58:342-5. 2005
    ..There is little work published on this subject. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of age on the incidence and severity of specific organ injuries and survival outcome after high-level falls...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hepatic apoptosis after hemorrhagic shock in rats can be reduced through modifications of conventional Ringer's solution
    Amin Jaskille
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:25-35. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to determine if the elimination of D-lactate isomer would attenuate apoptosis in the liver, and to investigate the possible mechanisms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamically "stable" patients with peritonitis after penetrating abdominal trauma: identifying those who are bleeding
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 140:767-72. 2005
    ..Despite initial presentation, hemodynamically stable patients with penetrating abdominal trauma may have significant ongoing hemorrhage and major intra-abdominal injuries requiring emergent surgical intervention...
  36. doi request reprint Factor IX complex for the correction of traumatic coagulopathy
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85727 5063, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:828-34. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe our experience in the use of factor IX complex in coagulopathic trauma patients...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Organ donation after traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest
    Mustafa Raoof
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Surg 202:701-5; discussion 705-6. 2011
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the success rate of organ donation in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after trauma and to determine if there are variables that may predict successful organ donation...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of a protocol of aggressive donor management: Implications for the national organ donor shortage
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:429-33; discussion 433-5. 2006
    ..As many as 25% of potential donors are lost as a result of cardiovascular collapse (CVC) before organ harvest. A policy of aggressive donor management (ADM) may decrease the number of cadaveric donors lost as a result of CVC...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc The effect of trauma center designation and trauma volume on outcome in specific severe injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 242:512-7; discussion 517-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of American College of Surgeons (ACS) trauma center designation and trauma volume on outcome in patients with specific severe injuries...
  42. doi request reprint Invasion vs insurgency: US Navy/Marine Corps forward surgical care during Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Stacy A Brethauer
    Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, M61, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 143:564-9. 2008
    ..The transition from maneuver warfare to insurgency warfare has changed the mechanism and severity of combat wounds treated by US Marine Corps forward surgical units in Iraq...
  43. ncbi request reprint The experience of the US Marine Corps' Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon with 417 operative combat casualties during a 12 month period of operation Iraqi Freedom
    Lowell W Chambers
    Department of Surgery, 1st Medical Battalion Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California 92055 5191, USA
    J Trauma 60:1155-61; discussion 1161-4. 2006
    ..The experience of two co-located FRSS teams during 1 year of service in Operation Iraqi Freedom is reviewed to evaluate the system's efficacy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trauma fatalities: time and location of hospital deaths
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:20-6. 2004
    ..Analysis of the epidemiology, temporal distribution, and place of traumatic hospital deaths can be a useful tool in identifying areas for research, education, and allocation of resources...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis does not protect severely injured patients against pulmonary embolism
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:893-6. 2004
    ..Practices from nontrauma populations have been erroneously extrapolated to the unique trauma population. To reduce the rate of PE after trauma, new methods of thromboprophylaxis should be considered...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County Medical Center University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:1166-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of cervical spine fracture (CSF) and cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) based on mechanism following blunt and penetrating assault to better aid prioritization of management...
  47. doi request reprint Mild and moderate pediatric traumatic brain injury: replace routine repeat head computed tomography with neurologic examination
    Hassan Aziz
    From the Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:550-4. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that routine RHCT does not lead to change in management in mild and moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  48. doi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate: an effective therapy in reversing the coagulopathy of traumatic brain injury
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:248-53. 2013
    ..However, its use and effectiveness compared with recombinant factor VII (rFVIIa) in TBI has not been established. The purpose of this study was to compare PCC and rFVIIa for the correction of TBI coagulopathy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of hemostatic agents in a swine model of lethal groin injury
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Trauma 54:1077-82. 2003
    ..A large-animal model of lethal, uncontrolled hemorrhage was developed to test whether the use of various hemostatic agents would decrease bleeding and improve early survival...
  50. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of mortality in isolated head injury patients: a new predictive model
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:868-72. 2006
    ..To construct a predictive model of survival in isolated head injury patients, on the basis of easily available parameters that are independent risk factors for survival outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Combined CT venography and CT pulmonary angiography for the detection of deep venous thrombosis in injured patients
    Christian Jones
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 74:935-8. 2008
    ..As the consequences of a missed pelvic DVT are high and the added time burden, radiation, and contrast required for a CTV are low, further investigation into optimizing the sensitivity of CTV performed at the time of CTPA is warranted...
  52. ncbi request reprint Trauma deaths in a mature urban trauma system: is "trimodal" distribution a valid concept?
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:343-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the applicability of this trimodal distribution in a modern trauma system...
  53. ncbi request reprint Leukoreduction is associated with a decreased incidence of late onset acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury
    David Plurad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 74:117-23. 2008
    ..Leukoreduction should be routinely included in an overall treatment strategy to furthermore mitigate this complication in critically ill trauma patients...
  54. pmc Selective nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care, Department of Surgery, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 244:620-8. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility and safety of selective nonoperative management in penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries...
  55. ncbi request reprint White blood cell and platelet counts can be used to differentiate between infection and the normal response after splenectomy for trauma: prospective validation
    Janie Weng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1076-80. 2005
    ..The current study intends to prospectively validate the WBC and PC/WBC ratio on postoperative day 5 as markers of infection after splenectomy for trauma...
  56. ncbi request reprint Using thyroid hormone in brain-dead donors to maximize the number of organs available for transplantation
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:405-9. 2007
    ..The use of T(4) in this group may result in the increased salvage of transplantable organs...
  57. doi request reprint Acquired coagulopathy of traumatic brain injury defined by routine laboratory tests: Which laboratory values matter?
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:121-5. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the effect of coagulopathy diagnosed by routine laboratory tests on outcomes in TBI patients...
  58. doi request reprint The impact of blood product ratios in massively transfused pediatric trauma patients
    Lauren Nosanov
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, LAC USC Medical Center, 2051 Marengo Street, IPT, C5L100, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Surg 206:655-60. 2013
    ..Few studies have examined the impact of balanced resuscitation in pediatric trauma patients requiring massive transfusions. Adult data may not be generalizable to children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Repeat head computed tomography in anticoagulated traumatic brain injury patients: still warranted
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 80:43-7. 2014
    ..05). Prehospital CAP therapy is high risk for progression of bleeding on repeat head CT. Routine repeat head CT remains an important component in this patient population and can provide useful information. ..
  60. doi request reprint Impact of fibrinogen levels on outcomes after acute injury in patients requiring a massive transfusion
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:290-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the fibrinogen level on mortality. We hypothesized that decreasing fibrinogen levels are associated with worse outcomes...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of portable pump for the induction of profound hypothermia in a Swine model of lethal vascular injuries
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Trauma 61:1321-9. 2006
    ..In this experiment, a portable prototype pump was tested and its performance was compared with the regular roller pump in a swine model of lethal vascular injuries...
  63. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of extracellular matrix remodeling genes in rat model of hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation
    Huazhen Chen
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Surg Res 123:235-44. 2005
    ..However, the effect of different resuscitation protocols at the level of protein expression and function remains unknown...
  64. ncbi request reprint Nephrectomy versus renal repair after trauma to the kidney: preserve or sacrifice?
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int Surg 91:295-300. 2006
    ..Nephrectomy can be offered when necessary without concerns about increasing the likelihood of postoperative renal failure...
  65. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on the outcomes of 1,153 critically injured blunt trauma patients
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1048-51; discussion 1051. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate a large cohort of critically injured patients to better understand the influence of obesity on the outcomes of patients after severe blunt trauma...
  66. ncbi request reprint Improving consent rates for organ donation: the effect of an inhouse coordinator program
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Trauma 62:1411-4; discussion 1414-5. 2007
    ..The inability to obtain consent remains one of the major obstacles to organ donation. The presence of in-house coordinators (IHCs) from organ procurement organizations (OPOs) might substantially improve donation rates...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Technology of the future applied to the present: Life Support for Trauma and Transport (LSTAT)]
    Patrizio Petrone
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Cir Esp 78:198-201. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on severely injured children and adolescents
    Carlos V R Brown
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:88-91; discussion 88-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of obesity on the outcomes of a severely injured population of children and adolescents...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiac histones are substrates of histone deacetylase activity in hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation
    Tom Lin
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Surgery 139:365-76. 2006
    ..The goals of this study were to determine whether hemorrhage results in deacetylation of cardiac histones and whether this can be corrected through the application of different resuscitation strategies or specific HDAC inhibitors...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rhabdomyolysis after penetrating trauma
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 70:890-2. 2004
    ..Therefore, critically injured penetrating trauma patients should be routinely screened with CK levels...
  71. doi request reprint Measurable outcomes of quality improvement in the trauma intensive care unit: the impact of a daily quality rounding checklist
    Joseph J Dubose
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:22-7; discussion 27-9. 2008
    ..We devised a daily "Quality Rounds Checklist" (QRC) tool for use in the ICU to increase compliance with these prophylactic measures and identify areas for improvement in quality of care...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mortality prediction of head Abbreviated Injury Score and Glasgow Coma Scale: analysis of 7,764 head injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and SICU, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:216-22. 2004
    ..We assessed the prognostic value and limitations of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and head Abbreviated Injury Score (AIS) and correlated head AIS with GCS...
  74. ncbi request reprint New developments in fluid resuscitation
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, WHT 1, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:55-72, vi. 2007
    ..This article summarizes a number of studies that have evaluated the cellular toxicities of commonly used resuscitation fluids, to highlight the need for the development of new fluids...
  75. ncbi request reprint Does pelvic hematoma on admission computed tomography predict active bleeding at angiography for pelvic fracture?
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, Room no 6341, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am Surg 71:759-62. 2005
    ..The absence of a pelvic hematoma or contrast blush should not alter indications for pelvic angiography, as they do not reliably exclude active pelvic bleeding...
  76. ncbi request reprint Impact of the 80-hour workweek on patient care at a level I trauma center
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 142:708-12; discussion 712-4. 2007
    ..The 80-hour workweek limitation for surgical residents is associated with an increase in mortality and complication rates among adult trauma surgical patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Does routine serial computed tomography of the head influence management of traumatic brain injury? A prospective evaluation
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 57:939-43. 2004
    ..Recent retrospective reviews have challenged the need for serial head CT after traumatic brain injury (TBI). This study intends to prospectively examine the value of routine serial head CT after TBI...
  78. ncbi request reprint Near-hanging injuries: a 10-year experience
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Injury 37:435-9. 2006
    ..To review the injury patterns and analyse outcomes in patients who present after near-hanging...
  79. ncbi request reprint Liver cirrhosis in patients undergoing laparotomy for trauma: effect on outcomes
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:538-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of death or serious complications in cirrhotic trauma patients undergoing laparotomy as compared with that in a similar group of patients without cirrhosis...
  80. doi request reprint Initial experiences and outcomes of telepresence in the management of trauma and emergency surgical patients
    Rifat Latifi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 198:905-10. 2009
    ..Teletrauma programs allow rural patients access to advanced trauma and emergency medical services that are often limited to urban areas...
  81. doi request reprint Damage control laparotomy: a vital tool once overused
    Guillermo Higa
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Trauma 69:53-9. 2010
    ..Trauma surgery is in constant evolution as is the use of damage control laparotomy (DCL). The purpose of this study was to report the change in usage of DCL over time and its effect on outcome...
  82. ncbi request reprint Local and systemic hemostatics in trauma: a review
    Gustavo Recinos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 14:175-81. 2008
    ..This article reviews the role of commercially available local and systemic hemostatic products in the trauma patient population; it also addresses the unique set of characteristics, indications, limitations and rationale for their use...
  83. ncbi request reprint Traumatic injuries to the portal vein: case study
    Jonathan Pearl
    Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 56:779-82. 2004
    ..Contemporary studies have debated the most effective management for this injury. The purpose of this case study was to provide an update on portal vein injury and add information regarding its management...
  84. ncbi request reprint High success with nonoperative management of blunt hepatic trauma: the liver is a sturdy organ
    George C Velmahos
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County USC Healthcare Network, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 138:475-80; discussion 480-1. 2003
    ..Nonoperative management of liver injuries (NOMLI) is highly successful and rarely leads to adverse events...
  85. ncbi request reprint Learning and memory is preserved after induced asanguineous hyperkalemic hypothermic arrest in a swine model of traumatic exsanguination
    Hasan B Alam
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Surgery 132:278-88. 2002
    ..We report a novel method of doing this in a swine model of uncontrolled lethal hemorrhage (ULH) that resulted in preservation of learning ability and memory...
  86. ncbi request reprint Battlefield casualties treated at Camp Rhino, Afghanistan: lessons learned
    Tracy R Bilski
    Department of Surgery, 1st Medical Battalion Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California, USA
    J Trauma 54:814-21. 2003
    ..Operation Enduring Freedom is an effort to combat terrorism after an attack on the United States. The first large-scale troop movement (> 1,300) was made by the U.S. Marines into the country of Afghanistan by establishing Camp Rhino...
  87. ncbi request reprint Can we rely on computed tomographic scanning to diagnose pulmonary embolism in critically ill surgical patients?
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    J Trauma 56:518-25; discussion 525-6. 2004
    ..Hemodynamic and respiratory issues of critical illness may interfere with CTPA's diagnostic accuracy. The objective of this study was to compare CTPA with PA for the diagnosis of PE in critically ill surgical patients...
  88. ncbi request reprint Preventing renal failure in patients with rhabdomyolysis: do bicarbonate and mannitol make a difference?
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 56:1191-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether BIC/ MAN is effective in preventing RF in patients with rhabdomyolysis caused by trauma...
  89. ncbi request reprint Life support for trauma and transport: a mobile ICU for safe in-hospital transport of critically injured patients
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:62-8. 2004
    ..The platform functions as a mobile ICU and has preliminarily been tested with success in combat settings. This is the first evaluation of LSTAT in the civilian transport arena...
  90. ncbi request reprint Combat casualty care research: from bench to the battlefield
    Hasan B Alam
    Trauma Research and Readiness Institute for Surgery, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    World J Surg 29:S7-11. 2005
    ..The impact of these basic science research findings on changes in military medical care and outcome of injured soldiers is also described...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi request reprint Intubation after cervical spinal cord injury: to be done selectively or routinely?
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am Surg 69:891-4. 2003
    ..The majority of patients with CSCI require intubation. In patients with CSCI above C5 and complete quadriplegia, intubation should be offered routinely and early because delays may cause preventable morbidity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Admission physiology criteria after injury on the battlefield predict medical resource utilization and patient mortality
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:820-3. 2006
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence and mortality of acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury: a 5-year observational study
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1107-13. 2005
    ..We sought to examine whether there has been a corresponding change in the incidence and outcomes of ARDS after injury in recent years...
  95. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusions in trauma: six-year analysis of the transfusion practices at a Level I trauma center
    Pedro G R Teixeira
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 74:953-7. 2008
    ..7%, P < 0.001) and no change in the use of platelets and cryoprecipitate. In conclusion, transfusions of PRBC were significantly reduced over time in trauma patients without any evident negative impact on mortality...
  96. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage control in the battlefield: role of new hemostatic agents
    Hasan B Alam
    Trauma Research and Readiness Institute for Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 170:63-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to summarize the background information regarding these hemostatic agents, indications and rationale for their use, and characteristics of these products that may impact effectiveness...
  97. ncbi request reprint Neck injuries
    Demetrios Demetriades
    University of Southern California and Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:13-85. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint Profound hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass facilitates survival without a high complication rate in a swine model of complex vascular, splenic, and colon injuries
    Elizabeth A Sailhamer
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:642-53. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Searching for the optimal resuscitation method: recommendations for the initial fluid resuscitation of combat casualties
    Peter Rhee
    Trauma Research and Readiness Institute for Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Trauma 54:S52-62. 2003
    ..Finally, because of the uniqueness of combat care, a set of new recommendations for initial fluid resuscitation of combat casualties is proposed...
  100. ncbi request reprint The increasing use of chest computed tomography for trauma: is it being overutilized?
    David Plurad
    Los Angeles County Medical Center, University of Southern California, USA
    J Trauma 62:631-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the change in usage of CCT over time and the number of injuries missed on plain chest radiograph (CXR) with normal findings that required therapy...
  101. ncbi request reprint Adolescent assault injury: risk and protective factors and locations of contact for intervention
    Tina L Cheng
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 112:931-8. 2003
    ..Most studies assessing markers for violent injury are cross-sectional. To guide intervention, we conducted a case-control study to explore factors associated with assault injury and locations to reach at-risk adolescents...