Alec C Beekley

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combat trauma experience with the United States Army 102nd Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98433, USA
    Am J Surg 187:652-4. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Selective nonoperative management of penetrating torso injury from combat fragmentation wounds
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 64:S108-16; discussion S116-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Damage control resuscitation: a sensible approach to the exsanguinating surgical patient
    Alec C Beekley
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S267-74. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prehospital tourniquet use in Operation Iraqi Freedom: effect on hemorrhage control and outcomes
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 64:S28-37; discussion S37. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from modern military surgery
    Alec C Beekley
    US Army Medical Corps, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Fitzsimmons Avenue, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:157-84, vii. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Demographics, treatment, and early outcomes in penetrating vascular combat trauma
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Bldg 9040 Fitzsimmons Dr, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Arch Surg 143:783-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa is effective at reversing coagulopathy in a lactic acidosis model
    Richard N Lesperance
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:123-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Extremity vascular injuries on the battlefield: tips for surgeons deploying to war
    Benjamin W Starnes
    Department of Surgery General Surgery Services, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 60:432-42. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint United States military surgical response to modern large-scale conflicts: the ongoing evolution of a trauma system
    Alec C Beekley
    Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Fitzsimmons Avenue, Fort Lewis, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 86:689-709. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal injuries during Operation Iraqi Freedom: are there any changing trends in management or outcome?
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:870-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Combat trauma experience with the United States Army 102nd Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98433, USA
    Am J Surg 187:652-4. 2004
    ..The FST's mission was expanded to include humanitarian assistance...
  2. doi request reprint Selective nonoperative management of penetrating torso injury from combat fragmentation wounds
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 64:S108-16; discussion S116-7. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Damage control resuscitation: a sensible approach to the exsanguinating surgical patient
    Alec C Beekley
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S267-74. 2008
    ..These casualties suffer wounds that have no common civilian equivalent and more frequently require massive transfusion (greater than 10 units of packed red blood cells [PRBCs] in less than 24 hrs) than civilian injured...
  4. doi request reprint Prehospital tourniquet use in Operation Iraqi Freedom: effect on hemorrhage control and outcomes
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 64:S28-37; discussion S37. 2008
    ..Retrospective reviews of prehospital tourniquet use in World War II and by the Israeli Defense Forces revealed improvements in extremity hemorrhage control and very few adverse limb outcomes when tourniquet times are less than 6 hours...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from modern military surgery
    Alec C Beekley
    US Army Medical Corps, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Fitzsimmons Avenue, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:157-84, vii. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Demographics, treatment, and early outcomes in penetrating vascular combat trauma
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Bldg 9040 Fitzsimmons Dr, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Arch Surg 143:783-7. 2008
    ..To describe arterial and venous injuries and their management and short-term outcomes in a wartime hospital...
  7. doi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa is effective at reversing coagulopathy in a lactic acidosis model
    Richard N Lesperance
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:123-9. 2012
    ..Because of in vitro testing and retrospective series, current recommendations advise correcting acidosis before administering recombinant factor VII (rFVIIa)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Extremity vascular injuries on the battlefield: tips for surgeons deploying to war
    Benjamin W Starnes
    Department of Surgery General Surgery Services, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431 1100, USA
    J Trauma 60:432-42. 2006
    ..The combat-experienced military surgeon, a fraction of those in uniform until recently, rarely has had the opportunity to convey lessons learned to the newly indoctrinated war surgeon. The purpose of this review is to do exactly that...
  9. ncbi request reprint United States military surgical response to modern large-scale conflicts: the ongoing evolution of a trauma system
    Alec C Beekley
    Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Fitzsimmons Avenue, Fort Lewis, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 86:689-709. 2006
    ..This article provides a brief description of the evolution of military trauma surgical care since Operation Desert Storm and the ongoing evolution of the trauma system in Operation Iraqi Freedom...
  10. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal injuries during Operation Iraqi Freedom: are there any changing trends in management or outcome?
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:870-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze management and clinical outcomes from a cohort of patients suffering colorectal injuries...
  11. doi request reprint The significance of penetrating gluteal injuries: an analysis of the Operation Iraqi Freedom experience
    Kelly Lesperance
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:61-6. 2008
    ..Although penetrating gluteal injuries rarely are life-threatening, the risk for concomitant injury to regional anatomic structures warrants additional evaluation. We analyzed factors affecting the management and outcomes of these injuries...
  12. ncbi request reprint From the combat medic to the forward surgical team: the Madigan model for improving trauma readiness of brigade combat teams fighting the Global War on Terror
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431
    J Surg Res 138:25-31. 2007
    ..Medics assigned to combat units have a notable paucity of trauma experience. Our goal was to provide intense trauma refresher training for the conventional combat medic to better prepare them for combat casualty care in the War on Terror...
  13. ncbi request reprint Training physicians for combat casualty care on the modern battlefield
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:199-203. 2007
    ..The goal was to assess the effectiveness of an intense modular trauma refresher course for nonsurgical physicians deploying to a combat zone...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting resource needs for multiple and mass casualty events in combat: lessons learned from combat support hospital experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma 66:S129-37. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the number of evacuated casualties from a combat-related multiple casualty event provides an initial baseline estimate of the number of blood products required for the event...
  15. doi request reprint Hypoxemic versus normoxemic reperfusion in a large animal model of severe ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Ryan K Lehmann
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 166:194-8. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the effects of a hypoxemic reperfusion strategy in a large animal model of severe truncal ischemia...
  16. doi request reprint Current US military operations and implications for military surgical training
    Joshua A Tyler
    Department of General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:658-62. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate readiness of recent graduates to manage combat-related injuries and to make recommendations for improvements in training military surgeons...
  17. doi request reprint Bowel obstruction in bariatric and nonbariatric patients: major differences in management strategies and outcome
    Matthew J Martin
    Department of Surgery, Bariatric Surgical Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, 98431, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:263-9. 2011
    ..Postoperative bowel obstruction is a common condition with standard management algorithms. Bowel obstruction after bariatric surgery could require markedly different management strategies and have different outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mass casualties in combat: lessons learned
    Alec C Beekley
    US Army Medical Corps, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    J Trauma 62:S39-40. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Continuous noninvasive tissue oximetry in the early evaluation of the combat casualty: a prospective study
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 69:S14-25. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint An evaluation of the impact of apheresis platelets used in the setting of massively transfused trauma patients
    Jeremy G Perkins
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Trauma 66:S77-84; discussion S84-5. 2009
    ..Plasma is increasingly recognized as a critical component, though less is known about appropriate ratios of platelets. Combat casualties managed at the busiest combat hospital in Iraq provided an opportunity to examine this question...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of platelet transfusion as fresh whole blood versus apheresis platelets for massively transfused combat trauma patients (CME)
    Jeremy G Perkins
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Transfusion 51:242-52. 2011
    ..In massively transfused trauma patients, we compared outcomes of patients receiving FWB to those receiving aPLT...
  22. ncbi request reprint Survey of the indications for use of emergency tourniquets
    John F Kragh
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Damage Control Resuscitation, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Ave, Bldg 3611, Room 282 4, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    J Spec Oper Med 11:30-8. 2011
    ..Challenges remain in estimation of blood loss volumes, lesion lethality, and casualty propensity to survive hemorrhage...
  23. ncbi request reprint Damage control resuscitation: directly addressing the early coagulopathy of trauma
    John B Holcomb
    USAISR, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 62:307-10. 2007
  24. doi request reprint The ratio of fibrinogen to red cells transfused affects survival in casualties receiving massive transfusions at an army combat support hospital
    Harry K Stinger
    Brooke Army Medical Center, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX 78234 6200, USA
    J Trauma 64:S79-85; discussion S85. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine whether increased ratios of fibrinogen to red blood cells (RBCs) decreased mortality in combat casualties requiring massive transfusion...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trauma team activation: simplified criteria safely reduces overtriage
    Ryan K Lehmann
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Ave, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Am J Surg 193:630-4; discussion 634-5. 2007
    ..Our current trauma triage system uses patient and scene variables within a 3-tiered trauma response system. Our purpose was to evaluate the accuracy of the current system and to identify the most reliable variables for trauma triage...
  26. doi request reprint A new and simplified technique for laparoscopic gastric bypass in a residency training program: decreased resource utilization and enhanced training
    Matthew J Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Ave, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Arch Surg 145:844-51. 2010
    ..Teaching programs must balance resident training and participation with resource utilization, patient safety, and outcomes. We prospectively studied a new simplified LGB technique (S-LGB) in a residency training program...
  27. doi request reprint Bioprosthetic repair of complex duodenal injury in a porcine model
    Matthew J Eckert
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma 66:103-9. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of a bioprosthetic repair for large duodenal wounds in a porcine model...
  28. doi request reprint The effect of recombinant activated factor VII on mortality in combat-related casualties with severe trauma and massive transfusion
    Philip C Spinella
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:286-93; discussion 293-4. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Emergency tourniquets
    Thomas J Walters
    J Am Coll Surg 204:185-6; author reply 186-7. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Fresh whole blood transfusions in coalition military, foreign national, and enemy combatant patients during Operation Iraqi Freedom at a U.S. combat support hospital
    Philip C Spinella
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    World J Surg 32:2-6. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with fresh whole blood and red blood cell transfusions in a combat support hospital
    Philip C Spinella
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2576-81. 2007
    ..Fresh whole blood (FWB) and red blood cells (RBCs) are transfused to injured casualties in combat support hospitals. We evaluated the risks of FWB and RBCs transfused to combat-related casualties...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on survival in patients with combat related traumatic injuries
    Philip C Spinella
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Trauma 64:S69-77; discussion S77-8. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the independent effects of plasma and RBC transfusion on survival for patients with combat-related traumatic injuries receiving any blood products...
  33. ncbi request reprint The ratio of blood products transfused affects mortality in patients receiving massive transfusions at a combat support hospital
    Matthew A Borgman
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Trauma 63:805-13. 2007
    ..The risk of death from hemorrhagic shock increases in this population. To treat the coagulopathy of trauma, some have suggested early, aggressive correction using a 1:1 ratio of plasma to red blood cell (RBC) units...