Matthew Martin

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vs open colectomy for colon cancer: results from a large nationwide population-based analysis
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:583-91. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Does needle thoracostomy provide adequate and effective decompression of tension pneumothorax?
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1412-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The use of temporary abdominal closure in low-risk trauma patients: helpful or harmful?
    Matthew J Martin
    Division of Trauma, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:601-6; discussion 606-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Training surgeons and the informed consent process: routine disclosure of trainee participation and its effect on patient willingness and consent rates
    Christopher R Porta
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Health System, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Ave, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Arch Surg 147:57-62. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in eligibility and access to bariatric surgery: a national population-based analysis
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Bariatric Surgical Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:8-15. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Vena cava filters in surgery and trauma
    Matthew J Martin
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:1229-52, xi-xii. 2007
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint An analysis of in-hospital deaths at a modern combat support hospital
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma 66:S51-60; discussion S60-1. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Management and hospital outcomes of blunt renal artery injuries: analysis of 517 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Burapat Sangthong
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:612-7. 2006

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Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vs open colectomy for colon cancer: results from a large nationwide population-based analysis
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:583-91. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic colectomy has only recently become an accepted technique for the treatment of colon cancer. We sought to analyze factors that affect the type of resection performed and associated outcomes from a large nationwide database...
  2. doi request reprint Does needle thoracostomy provide adequate and effective decompression of tension pneumothorax?
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1412-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a properly placed and patent needle thoracostomy (NT) compared with standard tube thoracostomy (TT) in a swine model of tPTX...
  3. doi request reprint The use of temporary abdominal closure in low-risk trauma patients: helpful or harmful?
    Matthew J Martin
    Division of Trauma, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:601-6; discussion 606-8. 2012
    ..However, there is growing concern that TAC is being overutilized. We sought to identify less severely injured patients who underwent TAC and to compare their outcomes with patients managed with a single-stage laparotomy (SSL)...
  4. doi request reprint Training surgeons and the informed consent process: routine disclosure of trainee participation and its effect on patient willingness and consent rates
    Christopher R Porta
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Health System, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Ave, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Arch Surg 147:57-62. 2012
    ..To examine patient perceptions and willingness to participate in resident education and to assess the effect on patient willingness and consent rates...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in eligibility and access to bariatric surgery: a national population-based analysis
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Bariatric Surgical Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:8-15. 2010
    ..Bariatric surgery is a life-changing and potentially life-saving intervention for morbid obesity. Access to bariatric surgical care among eligible patients might be adversely affected by a variety of socioeconomic factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vena cava filters in surgery and trauma
    Matthew J Martin
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:1229-52, xi-xii. 2007
    ..The authors discuss the available data regarding indications, efficacy, and outcomes to assist the surgeon in deciding when to use this technology...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint An analysis of in-hospital deaths at a modern combat support hospital
    Matthew Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Trauma 66:S51-60; discussion S60-1. 2009
    ..We sought to perform a detailed analysis of in-hospital deaths at a combat support hospital...
  10. ncbi request reprint Management and hospital outcomes of blunt renal artery injuries: analysis of 517 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Burapat Sangthong
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:612-7. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of computed tomography in anterior abdominal stab wounds: results of a prospective study
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 141:745-50; discussion 750-2. 2006
    ..Computed tomography (CT) can be used to evaluate patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds (AASWs)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome in the trauma intensive care unit: Morbid but not mortal
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 141:655-8. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) carries significant additional morbidity and mortality among critically injured patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint The presence of the adult respiratory distress syndrome does not worsen mortality or discharge disability in blunt trauma patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Injury 39:30-5. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 64:1093-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this report is to describe the initial clinical experience with QuikClot, a zeolite that works by absorbing water and concentrating coagulation factors to stop bleeding in a series of patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of a protocol of aggressive donor management: Implications for the national organ donor shortage
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:429-33; discussion 433-5. 2006
    ..As many as 25% of potential donors are lost as a result of cardiovascular collapse (CVC) before organ harvest. A policy of aggressive donor management (ADM) may decrease the number of cadaveric donors lost as a result of CVC...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between American College of Surgeons trauma center designation and mortality in patients with severe trauma (injury severity score > 15)
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:212-5; quiz A45. 2006
    ..There is very little work published on the association of ACS trauma center designation and outcomes in severe trauma...
  17. ncbi request reprint The decreasing incidence and mortality of acute respiratory distress syndrome after injury: a 5-year observational study
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1107-13. 2005
    ..We sought to examine whether there has been a corresponding change in the incidence and outcomes of ARDS after injury in recent years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using thyroid hormone in brain-dead donors to maximize the number of organs available for transplantation
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:405-9. 2007
    ..The use of T(4) in this group may result in the increased salvage of transplantable organs...
  19. doi request reprint A simplified set of trauma triage criteria to safely reduce overtriage: a prospective study
    Ryan Lehmann
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Arch Surg 144:853-8. 2009
    ..Many trauma systems have adopted complex triage algorithms that are difficult to use and contain poorly validated variables...
  20. doi request reprint The efficacy of Combat Gauze in extreme physiologic conditions
    Marlin Wayne Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Healthcare System, Building 9040, Fitzsimmons Drive, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 177:301-5. 2012
    ..The testing of CG was initially performed in healthy and physiologically normal animals. The goal this study was to assess the efficacy in a model of severe acidosis and coagulopathy...
  21. doi request reprint A decade of experience with a selective policy for direct to operating room trauma resuscitations
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Surg 204:187-92. 2012
    ..The standard paradigm for acutely injured patients involves evaluation in an emergency department (ED). Our center has employed a policy for bypassing the ED and proceeding directly to the operating room (OR) based on prehospital criteria...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault
    Peter Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County Medical Center University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:1166-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of cervical spine fracture (CSF) and cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) based on mechanism following blunt and penetrating assault to better aid prioritization of management...
  23. doi request reprint Resectional gastric bypass outcomes in active duty soldiers: a retrospective review
    Lionel R Brounts
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:657-61. 2009
    ..We report our experience with such patients undergoing open resectional gastric bypass...
  24. doi request reprint National trends and outcomes for the surgical therapy of ileocolonic Crohn's disease: a population-based analysis of laparoscopic vs. open approaches
    Kelly Lesperance
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1251-9. 2009
    ..The laparoscopic approach to Crohn's disease has demonstrated benefits in several small series. We sought to examine its use and outcomes on a national level...
  25. doi request reprint Hemostasis in a noncompressible hemorrhage model: an end-user evaluation of hemostatic agents in a proximal arterial injury
    Steven Satterly
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Healthcare System, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:206-11. 2013
    ..3. Our hypothesis was that prior medical training would be directly linked to improved hemostatic outcomes in noncompressible hemorrhage indepen- dent of dressing used...
  26. doi request reprint The duodenal switch for morbid obesity: modification of cardiovascular risk markers compared with standard bariatric surgeries
    Daniel Nelson
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Ave, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 203:603-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that duodenal switch (DS) would show equivalent or superior risk reduction compared with standard bariatric surgeries...
  27. doi request reprint That's why it's a 5-year program: resident acquisition of anorectal disease management competence
    Seth Miller
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 173:187-92. 2012
    ..Although surgical residents are expected to be proficient in the diagnosis and management of anorectal pathology upon graduation, there is little data related to the timing and degree of proficiency acquired during training...
  28. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric venous injuries: to ligate or to repair remains the question
    Juan A Asensio
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Trauma 62:668-75; discussion 675. 2007
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Early results after introduction of biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch at a military bariatric center
    Daniel Nelson
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 201:678-84. 2011
    ..It is also one of the most complex and highest risk bariatric procedures. The authors report their initial experience with BPD/DS...
  30. doi request reprint Colonic ischemia complicating open vs endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Robert Jason T Perry
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:272-7. 2008
    ..We sought to analyze factors that affect the development of CI on the basis of type of repair as well as associated outcomes from a large nationwide database...
  31. doi request reprint Physiology and cardiovascular effect of severe tension pneumothorax in a porcine model
    Daniel Nelson
    Deptartment of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington
    J Surg Res 184:450-7. 2013
    ..We sought to develop a reliable and reproducible large animal model of tension pneumothorax and to examine the cardiovascular effects during progression from simple pneumothorax to tension pneumothorax...
  32. doi request reprint Optimum cystic duct closure: a comparative study using metallic clips, ENSEAL, and ENDOLOOP in swine
    Derek McVay
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Healthcare System, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 A Fitzsimmons Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 205:547-50; discussion 550-1. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to test the strength of 3 different cystic duct closure methods in a model simulating postoperative biliary insufflation...
  33. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on outcomes following major surgery for Crohn's disease: an American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program assessment
    Marlin W Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft Lewis, Washington, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1488-95. 2011
    ..Whereas Crohn's disease is traditionally thought to represent a wasting disease, little is currently known about the incidence and impact of obesity in this patient cohort...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of mortality in isolated head injury patients: a new predictive model
    Demetrios Demetriades
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 61:868-72. 2006
    ..To construct a predictive model of survival in isolated head injury patients, on the basis of easily available parameters that are independent risk factors for survival outcome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Whole body imaging in blunt multisystem trauma patients without obvious signs of injury: results of a prospective study
    Ali Salim
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 141:468-73; discussion 473-5. 2006
    ..The use of liberal whole body imaging (pan scan) in patients based on mechanism is warranted, even in evaluable patients with no obvious signs of chest or abdominal injury...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of advanced age on trauma triage decisions and outcomes: a statewide analysis
    Ryan Lehmann
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 197:571-4; discussion 574-5. 2009
    ..Physiologic variables used in trauma triage criteria may be significantly affected by age, decreasing their predictive value in geriatric trauma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Troponin increases in the critically injured patient: mechanical trauma or physiologic stress?
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County Hospital University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:1086-91. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the etiologic factors and prognostic significance of increased Tn levels in a widely screened trauma population...
  38. doi request reprint The changing face of the general surgeon: national and local trends in resident operative experience
    Matthew Eckert
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 199:652-6. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesized that the increasing use of nonoperative management, percutaneous and endoscopic intervention, minimally invasive surgery, and endovascular surgery has radically altered case mix and resident training...
  39. ncbi request reprint Complications of brain death: frequency and impact on organ retrieval
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am Surg 72:377-81. 2006
    ..With the implementation of an aggressive organ donor management protocol, these complications can be effectively managed with no impact on the number of organs harvested for transplant...
  40. ncbi request reprint Near-hanging injuries: a 10-year experience
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Injury 37:435-9. 2006
    ..To review the injury patterns and analyse outcomes in patients who present after near-hanging...
  41. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscopy in the blast injury patient
    Matthew J Eckert
    Departments of Surgery and Pulmonary Critical Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash, USA
    Arch Surg 141:806-9; discussion 810-1. 2006
    ..Delayed presentation of secondary airway injury is a significant clinical entity following blast injury...
  42. doi request reprint Early postoperative fever and the "routine" fever work-up: results of a prospective study
    Richard Lesperance
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 171:245-50. 2011
    ..Fever in the postoperative period frequently results in a battery of diagnostic tests in search of an etiology. We sought to evaluate the incidence and utility of extensive postoperative fever evaluations in a teaching hospital setting...
  43. doi request reprint Valproic acid reversed pathologic endothelial cell gene expression profile associated with ischemia-reperfusion injury in a swine hemorrhagic shock model
    Marlin Wayne Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Healthcare System, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Tacoma, WA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1096-1103.e51. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanism of action through which VPA exerts its beneficial effects...
  44. doi request reprint Interhospital patient transport by rotary wing aircraft in a combat environment: risks, adverse events, and process improvement
    Ryan Lehmann
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 66:S31-4; discussion S34-6. 2009
    ..This report describes the results after this initiative, and evaluates the applicability of a civilian transport risk assessment tool to the combat environment...
  45. doi request reprint Validation of noninvasive hemoglobin measurements using the Masimo Radical-7 SpHb Station
    Marlin Wayne Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 201:592-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to validate noninvasive hemoglobin measurements using the Masimo Radical-7 device...
  46. doi request reprint Expanding use of emergency endovascular repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: disparities in outcomes from a nationwide perspective
    Kelly Lesperance
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1165-70; discussion 1170-1. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the national trends in use and associated outcomes with EVAR...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Flexible endorectal ultrasound for predicting pathologic stage of rectal cancers
    Scott R Steele
    General Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 184:126-30. 2002
    ..Most often, a rigid 360-degree rotating probe is used. We studied whether flexible probes could attain equivalent accuracy for bowel wall penetration...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative use of isosulfan blue in the treatment of persistent lymphatic leaks
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 186:9-12. 2003
    ..We determined the ability of isosulfan blue (Lymphazurin) use to identify and help ligate offending lymphatics, and compared postoperative complication rates and length of stay versus nonoperative therapy alone...
  50. pmc Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington 98431, USA
    JSLS 7:159-63. 2003
    ..Possible mechanisms are discussed along with a review of the pertinent literature...
  51. doi request reprint Incidental pathologic findings in open resectional gastric bypass specimens with routine cholecystectomy and appendectomy
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:608-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of abnormal findings of the extirpated, gallbladder, appendix, and distal stomach after gastric bypass surgery...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the critically ill or injured child
    Matthew J Martin
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    J Trauma 62:S84. 2007
  54. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of histone deacetylase inhibition with severe hemorrhage and ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Marlin Wayne Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington
    J Surg Res 184:533-40. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that VPA may have beneficial effects in preventing or reducing the cellular and metabolic sequelae of ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  55. doi request reprint Outcomes after colon trauma in the 21st century: An analysis of the U.S. National Trauma Data Bank
    Quinton Hatch
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA Electronic address
    Surgery 154:397-403. 2013
    ..Most colon trauma data arise from institutional series that provide descriptive analysis. We investigated the outcome of these patients by analyzing a nationwide database...
  56. ncbi request reprint The use of cognitive task analysis to improve the learning of percutaneous tracheostomy placement
    Maura E Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 193:96-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine the effectiveness of using cognitive task analysis (CTA) to develop a curriculum to teach the behavioral skills and the cognitive strategies of a percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) placement...
  57. doi request reprint Functional and survival outcomes in traumatic blunt thoracic aortic injuries: An analysis of the National Trauma Databank
    Zachary M Arthurs
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:988-94. 2009
    ..Utilizing a nationwide database, we determined the incidence of BAI, and analyzed both functional and survival outcomes at discharge compared with matched controls...
  58. doi request reprint Flutamide fails to reduce resuscitation requirements in a porcine ischemia-reperfusion model
    Steven A Satterly
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Healthcare System, Tacoma, Washington
    J Surg Res 184:472-9. 2013
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Microarray and functional cluster analysis implicates transforming growth factor beta1 in endothelial cell dysfunction in a swine hemorrhagic shock model
    Marlin Wayne Causey
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Surg Res 170:120-32. 2011
    ..Thus, we employed fluorescent microarray analysis of gene transcription to elucidate critical pathways and gene products involved in endothelial dysfunction...
  60. ncbi request reprint Vaginal hemorrhage from transobturator sling controlled with QuikClot combat gauze
    Samit A Patel
    Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Jackson Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Mil Med 177:997-8. 2012
    ..After an extensive literature review, we present the first case of QuikClot Combat Gauze used as a hemostatic agent due to vaginal hemorrhage...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of acid-base derangements and mortality prediction in the trauma intensive care unit: the physiochemical approach
    Matthew Martin
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County Hospital University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA
    J Trauma 58:238-43. 2005
    ..Physiochemical analysis is an alternative approach based on the principles of electroneutrality and conservation of mass, and may be more accurate for defining the presence and type of acidosis and unmeasured anions...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Use of serum bicarbonate measurement in place of arterial base deficit in the surgical intensive care unit
    Matthew J Martin
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 140:745-51. 2005
    ..Serum bicarbonate (HCO(3)) measurement may accurately and reliably be substituted for the arterial base deficit (BD) assay in the surgical intensive care unit (ICU)...
  65. ncbi request reprint High-frequency percussive ventilation
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S241-5. 2005
    ..To review the technique and clinical application of high-frequency percussive ventilation in critically ill patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Secondary operations are frequently required to complete the surgical phase of therapy in the era of breast conservation and sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Philip S Mullenix
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040A Reid St, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Am J Surg 187:643-6. 2004
    ..The number of operations required to complete the surgical phase of therapy with BCT has not been widely reported...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant bariatric surgery: a new indication?
    Matthew J Martin
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:648-51. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint A case-match analysis of failed prior bariatric procedures converted to resectional gastric bypass
    Matthew J Martin
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, MCHJ SGY, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 187:666-70; discussion 670-1. 2004
    ..The outcome of a standardized surgical approach to this problem has not been well described. Conversion of failed bariatric procedures to a resectional gastric bypass (RGB) can achieve symptomatic relief and acceptable weight loss...
  69. doi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome in nontrauma surgical patients: a 6-year study
    Shirin Towfigh
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8730 Alden Drive, Thalians Bldg W222, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Trauma 67:1239-43. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the risk factors for and outcomes of ARDS in nontrauma surgical patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint A comparison of open versus closed techniques using the Harmonic Scalpel in outpatient hemorrhoid surgery
    Vance Y Sohn
    General Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Building 9040 A, Fitzsimmons Drive, Tacoma, WA 98437, USA
    Mil Med 173:689-92. 2008
    ..Surgical excision using the Harmonic Scalpel is a modern technique for symptomatic third- and fourth-degree hemorrhoids. The resulting mucosal defect is then left open or sutured closed depending on surgeon preference...
  71. ncbi request reprint The effect of obesity on bioimpedance cardiac index
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Medical Center, 1200 North State St, Room 9900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Surg 189:547-50; discussion 550-1. 2005
    ..However, it is unclear if this technique can be used reliably in critically injured obese patients because of increased body habitus and chest wall mass...
  72. ncbi request reprint Is parastomal hernia repair with polypropylene mesh safe?
    Scott R Steele
    General Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 185:436-40. 2003
    ..Concern over the safety of polypropylene mesh in parastomal hernia repairs has led some to avoid its use. We reviewed our rate of complications and outcomes with polypropylene mesh...
  73. ncbi request reprint The effect of combat rations on bowel habits in a combat environment
    Scott R Steele
    General Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Surg 189:518-21; discussion 521. 2005
    ..This may create morbidity and result in decreased troop readiness. In a uniform population of deployed combat soldiers, we sought to determine the effect of combat rations on changes in bowel habits...
  74. ncbi request reprint Fatal malignant hyperpyrexia in a cervical spine- injured patient
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Trauma 58:375-7. 2005
  75. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein level and traditional vascular risk factors in the prediction of carotid stenosis
    Philip S Mullenix
    General Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431 1100, USA
    Arch Surg 142:1066-71. 2007
    ..There is no relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP) level and the presence and degree of carotid stenosis (null hypothesis)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Limb salvage and outcomes among patients with traumatic popliteal vascular injury: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Philip S Mullenix
    General Surgery Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:94-100. 2006
    ..Popliteal arterial trauma carries the greatest risk of limb loss of any peripheral vascular injury. The purpose of this study was to analyze outcomes after popliteal arterial injuries and identify factors contributing to disability...
  77. ncbi request reprint The significance of incidental thyroid abnormalities identified during carotid duplex ultrasonography
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA, USA
    Arch Surg 140:981-5. 2005
    ..Incidental thyroid masses identified during carotid duplex ultrasonography may represent clinically significant lesions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of intraoperative touch preparation analysis of sentinel lymph nodes for axillary metastasis in breast cancer
    Philip S Mullenix
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040A Reid Street, Tacoma, WA 98431 1100, USA
    Am J Surg 185:420-4. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Gynecomastia: complications of the subcutaneous mastectomy
    Scott R Steele
    Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington 98431, USA
    Am Surg 68:210-3. 2002
    ..14). We found a relatively high complication rate in subcutaneous mastectomy for gynecomastia. Most complications are minor with no long-term effect. Drain placement was the only risk factor associated with postoperative complications...
  80. doi request reprint Efficacy of three topical hemostatic agents applied by medics in a lethal groin injury model
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery and the Andersen Simulation Center, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 154:258-61. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of three chitosan based hemostatic agents in a lethal groin injury model when applied by combat medic first responders...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi request reprint Mathematical program for outcome prediction and therapeutic support for trauma beginning within 1 hr of admission: a preliminary report
    William C Shoemaker
    Laboratory of Applied Pharmacokinetics, LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1499-506. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Discordance between lactate and base deficit in the surgical intensive care unit: which one do you trust?
    Matthew J Martin
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 191:625-30. 2006
    ..Both lactate and base deficit (BD) are used as predictors of injury severity and mortality. We examined the significance of these measures when used in combination, and particularly when they provide conflicting data...
  85. ncbi request reprint Serum bicarbonate may replace the arterial base deficit in the trauma intensive care unit
    Elizabeth FitzSullivan
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Room 10 750, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Surg 190:941-6. 2005
    ..Serum bicarbonate (HCO3) is routinely obtained as part of the chemistry panel on most admissions. We hypothesized that serum HCO3 strongly correlates with arterial BD and provides equivalent predictive information...