David S Kauvar

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The combined influence of hemorrhage and tourniquet application on the recovery of muscle function in rats
    Thomas J Walters
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:47-51. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Perforated solitary diverticulitis of the ascending colon
    David S Kauvar
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6200, USA
    Curr Surg 62:338-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Burns sustained in combat explosions in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF explosion burns)
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 32:853-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Fresh whole blood transfusion: a controversial military practice
    David S Kauvar
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:181-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of combat and non-combat burns from ongoing U.S. military operations
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Surg Res 132:195-200. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of resident and attending surgeon seniority on operative performance in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    David S Kauvar
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, San Antonio, Texas 78324, USA
    J Surg Res 132:159-63. 2006
  7. pmc The epidemiology and modern management of traumatic hemorrhage: US and international perspectives
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Crit Care 9:S1-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly: increased operative complications and conversions to laparotomy
    David S Kauvar
    Department of General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:379-82. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Burn hazards of the deployed environment in wartime: epidemiology of noncombat burns from ongoing United States military operations
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Clinical Division, Clinical Division, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Bldg 3611, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:453-60. 2009
  10. pmc Comparison between civilian burns and combat burns from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Steven E Wolf
    Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers, Fort Sam Houston, TX 79234, USA
    Ann Surg 243:786-92; discussion 792-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The combined influence of hemorrhage and tourniquet application on the recovery of muscle function in rats
    Thomas J Walters
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:47-51. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effect of tourniquet-induced ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury on the recovery of muscle function with and without prior hemorrhage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perforated solitary diverticulitis of the ascending colon
    David S Kauvar
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6200, USA
    Curr Surg 62:338-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Burns sustained in combat explosions in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF explosion burns)
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 32:853-7. 2006
    ..Many OIF/OEF burns result from the enemy's detonation of explosives. We reviewed these to evaluate mission impact and provide recommendations for improved combat burn protection. Data were compared to those from the Vietnam War...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fresh whole blood transfusion: a controversial military practice
    David S Kauvar
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:181-4. 2006
    ..We review the current military practice of FWB transfusion in combat theaters and conclude that FWB transfusion is convenient, safe, and effective in certain military situations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of combat and non-combat burns from ongoing U.S. military operations
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Surg Res 132:195-200. 2006
    ..Military burns result from either combat or non-combat causes. We compared these etiologies from patients involved in ongoing conflicts to evaluate their impact and provide prevention recommendations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of resident and attending surgeon seniority on operative performance in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    David S Kauvar
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, San Antonio, Texas 78324, USA
    J Surg Res 132:159-63. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to determine the effect of the resident and attending surgeon seniority on the operative performance of LC...
  7. pmc The epidemiology and modern management of traumatic hemorrhage: US and international perspectives
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Crit Care 9:S1-9. 2005
    ..We conclude with a discussion of outcome measures for the injured patient within the context of the epidemiology of traumatic injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly: increased operative complications and conversions to laparotomy
    David S Kauvar
    Department of General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:379-82. 2005
    ..LC has advantages over open cholecystectomy, but comparative evaluation of the procedure in elderly patients is lacking...
  9. doi request reprint Burn hazards of the deployed environment in wartime: epidemiology of noncombat burns from ongoing United States military operations
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Clinical Division, Clinical Division, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Bldg 3611, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:453-60. 2009
    ..Examining these risks can assist in the development of military burn prevention measures. This study endeavored to examine noncombat burn epidemiology in the context of similar civilian data...
  10. pmc Comparison between civilian burns and combat burns from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Steven E Wolf
    Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers, Fort Sam Houston, TX 79234, USA
    Ann Surg 243:786-92; discussion 792-5. 2006
    ..To assess outcome differences between locally burned civilians and military personnel burned in a distant combat zone treated in the same facility...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of systemic hypotension on skeletal muscle ischemia-reperfusion injury after 4-hour tourniquet application
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:273-7. 2007
    ..We aimed to define the muscle effects of the combined insult of tourniquet-induced skeletal muscle ischemia-reperfusion injury (I-R) and hemorrhagic hypotension...
  13. ncbi request reprint A large animal fatal extremity hemorrhage model and evaluation of a polymeric dressing (fatal extremity hemorrhage)
    Thomas Walters
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 61:1107-12. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Effect of a targeted education intervention on the incidence of waste-burning injuries in a military population
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:700-4. 2009
    ..We conclude that the initiative was successful and highlights the importance of continued military burn surveillance and prevention efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluid resuscitation on acute skeletal muscle ischemia-reperfusion injury after hemorrhagic shock in rats
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:888-96. 2006
    ..This study investigated the combined effect of hemorrhagic shock and fluid resuscitation with Hextend (HX; BioTime, Inc) or lactated Ringer's (LR) on skeletal muscle subjected to tourniquet-induced ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of fresh whole blood in massive transfusion
    Thomas B Repine
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    J Trauma 60:S59-69. 2006
    ..Most indications for whole blood transfusion are now well managed exclusively with blood component therapy, yet the use of fresh whole blood for resuscitating combat casualties has persisted in the U.S. military...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endovascular versus open management of blunt traumatic aortic disruption at two military trauma centers: comparison of in-hospital variables
    David S Kauvar
    USAISR Clinical Division, 3400 Rawley E Chambers, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 174:869-73. 2009
    ..Endovascular repair may reduce the incidence of these adverse outcomes. We present the experience at two military trauma centers with thoracic aortic endografting for trauma (TAET) and compare this with recent open experience...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of reactive skin decontamination lotion on skin wound healing in laboratory rats
    Thomas J Walters
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 172:318-21. 2007
    ..This may have clinical implications for the treatment and outcomes of chemical casualty combat trauma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of hemorrhage on trauma outcome: an overview of epidemiology, clinical presentations, and therapeutic considerations
    David S Kauvar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 60:S3-11. 2006
    ..Improvements in early hemorrhage control and resuscitation and the prevention and aggressive treatment of coagulopathy appear to have the greatest potential to improve outcomes in severely injured trauma patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint The clinical and laboratory response to recombinant factor VIIA in trauma and surgical patients with acquired coagulopathy
    Neil R McMullin
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Curr Surg 63:246-51. 2006
    ..In bleeding patients who are coagulopathic, the clinical response to administration of recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) relates to the changes in prothrombin time (PT)...
  21. doi request reprint Intraoperative blood product resuscitation and mortality in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    David S Kauvar
    Vascular Surgery Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:688-92. 2012
    ..We explored the influence of intraoperative AT and FFP resuscitation on mortality rates in massively transfused RAAA patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of battlefield-expedient topical antimicrobial agents for the prevention of burn wound sepsis in a rat model
    David S Kauvar
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:357-61. 2005
    ..Aqueous direct topical antimicrobial agents have logistical advantages over creams and dressing soaks for field use, and the search for a battlefield-expedient agent for use at or near the point of wounding should continue...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of self-applied tourniquets in human volunteers
    Thomas J Walters
    The U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:416-22. 2005
    ..Tourniquets are not commonly used in routine extremity trauma, but can be vital for hemorrhage control in austere conditions...