Thomas J Schroeppel

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Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beta-adrenergic blockade and traumatic brain injury: protective?
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 69:776-82. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The "July phenomenon": is trauma the exception?
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:378-84. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury and β-blockers: not all drugs are created equal
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    From the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Department of Pharmacy, Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:504-9; discussion 509. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint A reappraisal of nitrogen requirements for patients with critical illness and trauma
    Roland N Dickerson
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:549-57. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Accounting for differences in transfusion volume: Are all massive transfusions created equal?
    John P Sharpe
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1536-40. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A ten-year review of enterocutaneous fistulas after laparotomy for trauma
    Peter E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 67:924-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of monotherapy in the treatment of Pseudomonas ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients with trauma
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 66:1052-8; discussion 1058-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporary abdominal closure techniques: a prospective randomized trial comparing polyglactin 910 mesh and vacuum-assisted closure
    Tiffany K Bee
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 65:337-42; discussion 342-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Necessity of repeat head CT and ICU monitoring in patients with minimal brain injury
    Tiffany K Bee
    Critical Care Trauma Division, Department of General Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 66:1015-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Reduction in inadequate empiric antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia: impact of a unit-specific treatment pathway
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 74:516-22; discussion 522-3. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Beta-adrenergic blockade and traumatic brain injury: protective?
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 69:776-82. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that suppression of the catecholamine surge in multiple-injured TBI patients with beta-adrenergic blockade decreases mortality...
  2. doi request reprint The "July phenomenon": is trauma the exception?
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:378-84. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if a July phenomenon existed in a Level I trauma center with an attending present at all times...
  3. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury and β-blockers: not all drugs are created equal
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    From the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Department of Pharmacy, Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:504-9; discussion 509. 2014
    ..Dysautonomia in traumatic brain injury patients may contribute to secondary injury. We hypothesize that propranolol is the best β-blocker (BB) to block the excess catecholamines and improve mortality in this patient population...
  4. ncbi request reprint A reappraisal of nitrogen requirements for patients with critical illness and trauma
    Roland N Dickerson
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:549-57. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Accounting for differences in transfusion volume: Are all massive transfusions created equal?
    John P Sharpe
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1536-40. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the effect of the number of RBC units transfused on both plasma:RBC and platelet:RBC and their association with mortality in MT patients...
  6. doi request reprint A ten-year review of enterocutaneous fistulas after laparotomy for trauma
    Peter E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 67:924-8. 2009
    ..This study is the largest series of ECFs reported exclusively caused by trauma and examines the characteristics unique to this population...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of monotherapy in the treatment of Pseudomonas ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients with trauma
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 66:1052-8; discussion 1058-9. 2009
    ..The relevance of such "synergy" is commonly supposed but poorly supported. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of monotherapy in the treatment of Pseudomonas VAP as measured by microbiological resolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporary abdominal closure techniques: a prospective randomized trial comparing polyglactin 910 mesh and vacuum-assisted closure
    Tiffany K Bee
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 65:337-42; discussion 342-4. 2008
    ..Some advocate polyglactin mesh (MESH), while others favor vacuum-assisted closure (VAC). We performed a single institution prospective randomized trial comparing morbidity and mortality differences between MESH and VAC...
  9. doi request reprint Necessity of repeat head CT and ICU monitoring in patients with minimal brain injury
    Tiffany K Bee
    Critical Care Trauma Division, Department of General Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 66:1015-8. 2009
    ..In an attempt to better allocate scarce resources, we hypothesized that not only was repeat head CT unnecessary but also routine intensive care unit (ICU) monitoring of these patients with MBI and stable examinations were unnecessary...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reduction in inadequate empiric antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia: impact of a unit-specific treatment pathway
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 74:516-22; discussion 522-3. 2008
    ..Adherence to a unit-specific pathway for the empiric management of VAP reduces multiple IEAT episodes. By limiting IEAT episodes, resource utilization and hospital mortality are significantly decreased...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of intracranial pressure monitor prophylaxis on central nervous system infections and bacterial multi-drug resistance
    Nathaniel F Stoikes
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:503-8. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that prophylactic antibiotics do not reduce the incidence of central nervous system (CNS) infections but instead are associated with the acquisition of multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial infections...
  12. doi request reprint Diagnostic laparoscopy for the evaluation of occult diaphragmatic injury following penetrating thoracoabdominal trauma
    Benjamin S Powell
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis, Tennessee
    Injury 39:530-4. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Use of the clinical pulmonary infection score to guide therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia risks antibiotic overexposure in patients with trauma
    Nancy A Parks
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:52-8; discussion 58-9. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the use of CPIS in determining the appropriate duration of antimicrobial therapy for VAP in patients with critical illness and trauma...
  14. doi request reprint Admission ionized calcium levels predict the need for multiple transfusions: a prospective study of 591 critically ill trauma patients
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 70:391-5; discussion 395-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that admission iCa levels could potentially predict the need for multiple transfusions in critically ill trauma patients...
  15. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in early ventilator-associated pneumonia: cause for concern?
    David M Hill
    1 Department of Pharmacy, The Regional Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:520-4. 2013
    ..The rise in methicillin resistance within the community has led to a national increase in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rates in early VAP and associated healthcare expenditure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender disparity in ventilator-associated pneumonia following trauma: Identifying risk factors for mortality
    John P Sharpe
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:161-5. 2014
    ..The purposes of this study were to evaluate the impact of VAP and gender on outcome and to determine which characteristics of severe VAP predict mortality in trauma patients...
  17. doi request reprint Propofol infusion syndrome: a lethal condition in critically injured patients eliminated by a simple screening protocol
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, United States Electronic address
    Injury 45:245-9. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of PIS in trauma patients and evaluate the efficacy of a prospective screening protocol in this patient population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Injury location dictates utility of digital rectal examination and rigid sigmoidoscopy in the evaluation of penetrating rectal trauma
    M Brinson Hargraves
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am Surg 75:1069-72. 2009
    ..RS proved better than DRE for diagnosis. The greatest benefit was observed with EP injuries. The possibility of a missed IP injury associated with a negative screen should prompt exploration if clinical suspicion is high...
  19. ncbi request reprint How to Increase the Burden on Trauma Centers: Implement the 80-hour Work Week
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 80:659-63. 2014
    ..This study adds to the mounting evidence that the implementation of the limits on work hours does not lead to better outcomes. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Admission red cell distribution width: a novel predictor of massive transfusion after injury
    Elena M Paulus
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Tennessee Health, Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 80:685-9. 2014
    ..The association between aRDW and mortality in trauma patients may be explained by acute hemorrhage rather than chronic health status. ..
  21. doi request reprint Impact of decompressive craniectomy on functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Regan F Williams
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 66:1570-4; discussion 1574-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of DC on functional outcome after severe TBI in the largest single institutional series reported in the literature...
  22. doi request reprint Antibiotic-coated ePTFE decreases graft colonization and neointimal hyperplasia
    Peter E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Surg Res 156:199-204. 2009
    ..Thus, we hypothesized that the coated grafts would resist infection and have decreased neointimal hyperplasia when used in vivo in a large animal model...
  23. ncbi request reprint Initial chest CT obviates the need for repeat chest radiograph after penetrating thoracic trauma
    Louis J Magnotti
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Am Surg 73:569-72; discussion 572-3. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of blunt abdominal solid organ injury
    Thomas J Schroeppel
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:399-404. 2007
    ..Operative interventions need to occur expeditiously in hemodynamically unstable patients with hepatic and splenic injuries...