Christopher E White

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advances in surgical care: management of severe burn injury
    Christopher E White
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S318-24. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria applied in burns
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:483-90. 2012
  3. doi request reprint An experience in the management of the open abdomen in severely injured burn patients
    Mark O Hardin
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:491-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Global evacuation of burn patients does not increase the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:19-24. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prone positioning improves oxygenation in adult burn patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Diane F Hale
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1634-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients with severe thermal injury
    Todd F M Huzar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 3611, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:e37-44. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Thoracic injuries in US combat casualties: a 10-year review of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
    Katherine M Ivey
    Department of General Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center Department of General Surgery, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S514-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:606-11. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Abdominal complications after severe burns
    Katharine W Markell
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:940-7; discussion 947-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Impact of improved combat casualty care on combat wounded undergoing exploratory laparotomy and massive transfusion
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S82-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Advances in surgical care: management of severe burn injury
    Christopher E White
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S318-24. 2008
    ..These patients present enormous challenges to the entire medical system as a result of the severity of injury combined with the great distance required for transport to definitive care...
  2. doi request reprint The Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria applied in burns
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:483-90. 2012
    ..On the basis of our study, AKIN criteria may be more precise and are more predictive of death than the RIFLE criteria in this population. Prospective validation is needed...
  3. doi request reprint An experience in the management of the open abdomen in severely injured burn patients
    Mark O Hardin
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:491-6. 2012
    ..Definitive abdominal closure with a planned ventral hernia was associated with no increased mortality and remains an option when "tension-free" fascial closure cannot be achieved...
  4. doi request reprint Global evacuation of burn patients does not increase the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:19-24. 2008
    ..We hypothesized global evacuation results in increased VTE rates...
  5. doi request reprint Prone positioning improves oxygenation in adult burn patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Diane F Hale
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1634-9. 2012
    ..PP also significantly complicates burn care by making skin protection and wound care more difficult. We hypothesize that PP improves oxygenation and can be performed safely in burn patients with ARDS...
  6. doi request reprint Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients with severe thermal injury
    Todd F M Huzar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 3611, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:e37-44. 2011
    ..Because of the association of bowel ischemia with PI, exploratory laparotomy should be strongly considered in patients with burn injury with radiographic evidence of PI...
  7. doi request reprint Thoracic injuries in US combat casualties: a 10-year review of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
    Katherine M Ivey
    Department of General Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center Department of General Surgery, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S514-9. 2012
    ..We reviewed the injury patterns, procedures, blood products, and mortality of US soldiers sustaining a thoracic injury during Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:606-11. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Abdominal complications after severe burns
    Katharine W Markell
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:940-7; discussion 947-9. 2009
    ..We sought to define incidence, outcomes, and associated factors, such as excessive resuscitation volume and treatment issues...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of improved combat casualty care on combat wounded undergoing exploratory laparotomy and massive transfusion
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S82-6. 2011
    ..The objective was to evaluate the evolution and impact of improved combat casualty care at different time periods of combat operations...
  11. pmc Invasive Apophysomyces variabilis infection in a burn patient
    Wilfred P dela Cruz
    Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2814-7. 2012
    ..Apophysomyces variabilis is an emerging fungal pathogen that can cause significant infections in immunocompetent patients. We report a case of A. variabilis invasive wound infection in a 21-year-old male after a self-inflicted burn injury...
  12. doi request reprint Differential expression of the immunoinflammatory response in trauma patients: burn vs. non-burn
    James E Mace
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 38:599-606. 2012
    ..Although previous studies evaluated cytokine levels after trauma, differences between patients with burn and non-burn trauma have not been assessed systematically...
  13. pmc Continuous venovenous hemofiltration in severely burned patients with acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Kevin K Chung
    Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Crit Care 13:R62. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the effect on mortality of early application of continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH) in severely burned patients with AKI admitted to our burn intensive care unit (BICU)...
  14. doi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy improves survival in severely burned military casualties with acute kidney injury
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S179-85; discussion S185-7. 2008
    ..We wondered whether early use of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) changes outcomes in severely burned military casualties with predetermined criteria for acute kidney injury...
  15. doi request reprint Long range transport of war-related burn casualties
    Evan M Renz
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S136-44; discussion S144-5. 2008
    ..This study characterizes the military burn casualties transported by each team and reports associated outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with the use of recombinant human erythropoietin in critically ill burn patients
    Jonathan B Lundy
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Am Surg 76:951-6. 2010
    ..0 vs. 22.2%; P = 0.43) was found. Thromboembolic complications were similar in all three groups. No effect was seen for rhEPO treatment on mortality or blood transfusion requirements in the severely burned...
  17. doi request reprint Compartment syndrome performance improvement project is associated with increased combat casualty survival
    John F Kragh
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:259-63. 2013
    ..The program included educational alerts, classroom training, video instruction, and a research publication. We compared casualty data before and after the program implementation to determine whether the education altered outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of policy change on US Army combat transfusion practices
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 69:S75-80. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the CPG was associated with a change in the transfusion practices in combat-wounded patients...
  19. doi request reprint Association of shock, coagulopathy, and initial vital signs with massive transfusion in combat casualties
    Claire R Larson
    Department of Surgery, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 69:S26-32. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the results of an MT prediction model and actual MT incidence in combat casualties...
  20. pmc Fenoldopam use in a burn intensive care unit: a retrospective study
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E, Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 78234, USA
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:9. 2010
    ..There is no data on low-dose fenoldopam in the burn population. The purpose of our study was to describe our use of low-dose fenoldopam (0.03-0.09 mug/kg/min) infusion in critically ill burn patients with AKI...
  21. doi request reprint High-frequency percussive ventilation and low tidal volume ventilation in burns: a randomized controlled trial
    Kevin K Chung
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1970-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare the two ventilator modalities in a burn intensive care unit setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Burn center treatment of patients with severe anhydrous ammonia injury: case reports and literature review
    Christopher E White
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:922-8. 2007
    ..We present five patients with ammonia injury treated at our burn center after an explosion in a warehouse. The challenges inherent in managing the pulmonary complications of this injury are emphasized...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lower interbreath interval complexity is associated with extubation failure in mechanically ventilated patients during spontaneous breathing trials
    Christopher E White
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 68:1310-6. 2010
    ..To determine whether lower complexity of interbreath interval as measured with nonlinear analysis techniques will identify patients who fail to separate from mechanical ventilation after 30-minute spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs)...
  24. doi request reprint Impact of extremity amputation on combat wounded undergoing exploratory laparotomy
    Christopher E White
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 66:S86-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of TA on blood/blood product usage, emergency department (ED) and operating room (OR) times, and mortality in those undergoing exploratory laparotomy after combat injury...
  25. ncbi request reprint The "bluie," a simplified method for applying a vacuum-assisted closure dressing in residual limbs and complex war wounds
    Daniel B Judd
    Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii 96859 5000, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:199-200. 2009
    ..An impervious plastic stockinet can facilitate application of a vacuum-assisted closure dressing in complex, traumatic wounds. This article reviews our technique...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of recombinant activated factor VII in traumatic nonsurgical intracranial hemorrhage
    Christopher E White
    U S Army of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Curr Surg 63:310-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether treatment with recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) will prevent progression of bleeding in nonsurgical hemorrhagic traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Pythium aphanidermatum infection following combat trauma
    Tatjana P Calvano
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3710-3. 2011
    ..We report a case of P. aphanidermatum invasive wound infection in a 21-year-old male injured during combat operations in Afghanistan...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Haemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures
    Christopher E White
    Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Injury 40:1023-30. 2009
    ..Institutional practice guidelines have been shown to reduce mortality and should be developed by all centres treating pelvic fractures...