Christopher W Snyder

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The relationship of blood product ratio to mortality: survival benefit or survival bias?
    Christopher W Snyder
    Section of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Trauma 66:358-62; discussion 362-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Primary sternal plating to prevent sternal wound complications after cardiac surgery: early experience and patterns of failure
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:763-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Unplanned intubation after surgery: risk factors, prognosis, and medical emergency team effects
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 75:834-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for incisional hernia repair in patients undergoing concomitant surgical procedures
    Laura K Altom
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am Surg 78:243-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effect of mesh type and position on subsequent abdominal operations after incisional hernia repair
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:496-502; discussion 502-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of emergent incisional hernia repair
    Laura K Altom
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 77:971-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Hospital-level variability in incisional hernia repair technique affects patient outcomes
    Mary T Hawn
    The Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surgery 149:185-91. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Agreement between patient survey and medical chart: Pitfalls in measurement strategies for hernia recurrence
    Laura A Graham
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surgery 150:371-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Effects of virtual reality simulator training method and observational learning on surgical performance
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1922 7th Avenue South, KB 428, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    World J Surg 35:245-52. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of technical outcomes for incisional hernia repair
    Mary T Hawn
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:648-55, 655-7. 2010

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The relationship of blood product ratio to mortality: survival benefit or survival bias?
    Christopher W Snyder
    Section of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Trauma 66:358-62; discussion 362-4. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the temporal relationship between blood product ratios and mortality in massively transfused trauma patients...
  2. doi request reprint Primary sternal plating to prevent sternal wound complications after cardiac surgery: early experience and patterns of failure
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:763-6. 2009
    ..0). Primary sternal plating appears to provide benefits over wire closure during the early postoperative period, but may not prevent late wound complications in patients with osteoporosis or extreme obesity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Unplanned intubation after surgery: risk factors, prognosis, and medical emergency team effects
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 75:834-8. 2009
    ..Incidence rates of unplanned intubation did not change significantly after MET deployment, suggesting that other strategies are needed to prevent this rare but highly morbid and mortal event...
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for incisional hernia repair in patients undergoing concomitant surgical procedures
    Laura K Altom
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am Surg 78:243-9. 2012
    ..The high failure rate of hernia repairs among same site concomitant procedures should be taken into account during the surgical decision-making process...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of mesh type and position on subsequent abdominal operations after incisional hernia repair
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:496-502; discussion 502-4. 2011
    ..We examined the effect of repair type and technique on the difficulty and complications of subsequent surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of emergent incisional hernia repair
    Laura K Altom
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 77:971-6. 2011
    ..These data suggest that technical outcomes for emergent repairs approach those of elective operations...
  7. doi request reprint Hospital-level variability in incisional hernia repair technique affects patient outcomes
    Mary T Hawn
    The Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surgery 149:185-91. 2011
    ..We performed a multi-institutional study to understand how variation in surgical technique influences outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Agreement between patient survey and medical chart: Pitfalls in measurement strategies for hernia recurrence
    Laura A Graham
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surgery 150:371-8. 2011
    ..We examined agreement, predictors of agreement, and relative accuracy of patient survey and MCA for assessment of outcomes of incisional hernia repair (IHR)...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of virtual reality simulator training method and observational learning on surgical performance
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1922 7th Avenue South, KB 428, Birmingham, AL 35294 0016, USA
    World J Surg 35:245-52. 2011
    ..Virtual reality (VR) simulators and Web-based instructional videos are valuable supplemental training resources in surgical programs, but it is unclear how to optimally integrate them into minimally invasive surgical training...
  10. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of technical outcomes for incisional hernia repair
    Mary T Hawn
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions C SMART, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:648-55, 655-7. 2010
    ..Mesh repair reduces recurrence rates but lacks standardization of technique. We investigated long-term outcomes of elective IHR, focusing on technical predictors of recurrence...
  11. doi request reprint Early severe hypoalbuminemia is an independent risk factor for intestinal failure in gastroschisis
    Christopher W Snyder
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 0011, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1155-8. 2011
    ..This study attempted to evaluate the association of early hypoalbuminemia with the risk of intestinal failure in gastroschisis patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Retention of colonoscopy skills after virtual reality simulator training by independent and proctored methods
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0016, USA
    Am Surg 76:743-6. 2010
    ..Error avoidance skills may not be retained as well as speed and efficiency skills...
  13. doi request reprint Multiple preoperative endoscopic interventions are associated with worse outcomes after laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia
    Christopher W Snyder
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:2095-103. 2009
    ..We compared outcomes in patients with and without multiple preoperative endoscopic interventions...