Thomas N Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Simple frailty score predicts postoperative complications across surgical specialties
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Ave, MS C313, Aurora, CO 80045, USA Department of Surgery, Denver Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:544-50. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Antenna coupling--a novel mechanism of radiofrequency electrosurgery complication: practical implications
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Surg 256:213-8. 2012
  3. pmc Preoperative cognitive dysfunction is related to adverse postoperative outcomes in the elderly
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:12-7; discussion 17-8. 2012
  4. pmc Frailty predicts increased hospital and six-month healthcare cost following colorectal surgery in older adults
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Surg 202:511-4. 2011
  5. pmc Accumulated frailty characteristics predict postoperative discharge institutionalization in the geriatric patient
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:37-42; discussion 42-4. 2011
  6. pmc Motor subtypes of postoperative delirium in older adults
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, 12631 E 17th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Arch Surg 146:295-300. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Surgeon-controlled factors that reduce monopolar electrosurgery capacitive coupling during laparoscopy
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:317-20. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Redefining geriatric preoperative assessment using frailty, disability and co-morbidity
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Surg 250:449-55. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between asking an older adult about falls and surgical outcomes
    Teresa S Jones
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
    JAMA Surg 148:1132-8. 2013
  10. pmc Slower walking speed forecasts increased postoperative morbidity and 1-year mortality across surgical specialties
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery School of Public Health Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Denver Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO
    Ann Surg 258:582-8; discussion 588-90. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc Simple frailty score predicts postoperative complications across surgical specialties
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Ave, MS C313, Aurora, CO 80045, USA Department of Surgery, Denver Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:544-50. 2013
    ..Our purpose was to determine the relationship between preoperative frailty and the occurrence of postoperative complications after colorectal and cardiac operations...
  2. doi request reprint Antenna coupling--a novel mechanism of radiofrequency electrosurgery complication: practical implications
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Surg 256:213-8. 2012
    ..1) To determine if antenna coupling occurs in common operating room scenarios. (2) To define modifiable clinical variables that reduce the magnitude of antenna coupling...
  3. pmc Preoperative cognitive dysfunction is related to adverse postoperative outcomes in the elderly
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:12-7; discussion 17-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about impaired preoperative cognition and outcomes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of baseline impaired cognition on postoperative outcomes in geriatric surgery patients...
  4. pmc Frailty predicts increased hospital and six-month healthcare cost following colorectal surgery in older adults
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Surg 202:511-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of frailty and 6-month postoperative costs...
  5. pmc Accumulated frailty characteristics predict postoperative discharge institutionalization in the geriatric patient
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:37-42; discussion 42-4. 2011
    ..Our aim was to determine the relationship between frailty and need for postoperative discharge institutionalization...
  6. pmc Motor subtypes of postoperative delirium in older adults
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, 12631 E 17th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Arch Surg 146:295-300. 2011
    ..Increased knowledge about motor subtypes of delirium may aid clinicians in the management of postoperative geriatric patients...
  7. doi request reprint Surgeon-controlled factors that reduce monopolar electrosurgery capacitive coupling during laparoscopy
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:317-20. 2010
    ..Specific aims were to determine the capacitive coupling energy using different generator power settings, mode settings (cut vs. coagulation), and surgical techniques (desiccation vs. fulguration vs. open air activation)...
  8. doi request reprint Redefining geriatric preoperative assessment using frailty, disability and co-morbidity
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Surg 250:449-55. 2009
    ..1) Determine the relationship of geriatric assessment markers to 6-month postoperative mortality in elderly patients. (2) Create a clinical prediction rule using geriatric markers from preoperative assessment...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between asking an older adult about falls and surgical outcomes
    Teresa S Jones
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
    JAMA Surg 148:1132-8. 2013
    ..More than one-third of all US inpatient operations are performed on patients aged 65 years and older. Existing preoperative risk assessment strategies are not adequate to meet the needs of the aging population...
  10. pmc Slower walking speed forecasts increased postoperative morbidity and 1-year mortality across surgical specialties
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery School of Public Health Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Denver Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO
    Ann Surg 258:582-8; discussion 588-90. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Advancing age and 30-day adverse outcomes after nonemergent general surgeries
    Csaba Gajdos
    Section of Gastrointestinal, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1608-14. 2013
    ..To determine whether 30-day postoperative mortality, complications, failure-to-rescue (FTR) rates, and postoperative length of stay increase with advancing age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of monopolar radiofrequency energy on pacemaker function
    Henry R Govekar
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Avenue, MS C313, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:2784-8. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Postoperative delirium in the elderly: risk factors and outcomes
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Surg 249:173-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the natural history, identify risk factors, and determine outcomes for the development of postoperative delirium in the elderly...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors for delirium after major trauma
    Erik M Angles
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, 12631 East 17th Ave, Mail Stop C313, PO Box 6511, Aurora, CO, USA
    Am J Surg 196:864-9; discussion 869-70. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the natural history of delirium after major injury, to identify risk factors that predict the development of postinjury delirium, and to compare outcome measures in subjects with and without delirium...
  15. doi request reprint Radiofrequency energy antenna coupling to common laparoscopic instruments: practical implications
    Edward L Jones
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Ave, MS C313, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:3053-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if, and to what extent, radiofrequency energy couples to other common laparoscopic instruments and to describe practical steps that can minimize the magnitude of antenna coupling...
  16. doi request reprint Postoperative falls in the acute hospital setting: characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes in males
    Skotti Church
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, 80045, USA
    Am J Surg 201:197-202. 2011
    ..Hospital falls are an important cause of morbidity in older surgical patients. The objectives of this study were to describe the characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes for postoperative falls...
  17. doi request reprint Blend mode reduces unintended thermal injury by laparoscopic monopolar instruments: a randomized controlled trial
    Edward L Jones
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Ave, MS C313, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4016-20. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the higher voltage coag mode would create more unintended thermal tissue injury at the epigastric trocar's incision...
  18. doi request reprint Residual heat of laparoscopic energy devices: how long must the surgeon wait to touch additional tissue?
    Henry R Govekar
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Ave, MS C313, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:3499-502. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the length of time a surgeon needs to wait before touching other tissue using four common laparoscopic energy sources...
  19. pmc Low tryptophan levels are associated with postoperative delirium in the elderly
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, 12631 East 17th Ave, Mail Stop C313, PO Box 6511, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Surg 196:670-4. 2008
    ..Tryptophan is an amino acid precursor to the mood-stabilizing neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin. We hypothesized that tryptophan levels are lower in elderly subjects who develop postoperative delirium...
  20. doi request reprint Insulation failure in laparoscopic instruments
    Paul N Montero
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:462-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was (1) to determine the incidence of insulation failures, (2) to compare the incidence of insulation failure in reusable and disposable instruments, and (3) to determine the location of insulation failures...
  21. pmc Postoperative delirium in the elderly: diagnosis and management
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 3:351-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the diagnosis and treatment of postoperative delirium...
  22. ncbi request reprint Right hepatic artery injury associated with laparoscopic bile duct injury: incidence, mechanism, and consequences
    Lygia Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:523-30; discussion 530-1. 2004
    ..A similar increase in the complication rate was not seen in patients treated by a biliary specialist...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk of major nonemergent inpatient general surgical procedures in patients on long-term dialysis
    Csaba Gajdos
    Division of GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:137-43. 2013
    ..Patients on long-term dialysis undergoing major nonemergent general surgical procedures are thought to have high rates of postoperative complications and death...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predicting failure of outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA
    Am J Surg 184:515-8; discussion 518-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that patients in whom same day discharge (SDD) is unlikely may be identified preoperatively...