Akpofure Peter Ekeh

Summary

Affiliation: Wright State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for deep venous thrombosis after moderate and severe brain injury
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Division for Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 68:912-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Pilot evaluation of the short-term effect of driving simulation on novice adolescent drivers
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:83-6; discussion 87. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Complications arising from splenic artery embolization: a review of an 11-year experience
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 205:250-4; discussion 254. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Isolated traumatic disruption of the ureteropelvic junction in a patient with a solitary kidney
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 52:167-8. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Long-term evaluation of a trauma center-based juvenile driving intervention program
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Injury Prevention Center of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA
    J Trauma 71:223-6; discussion 226-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The impact of splenic artery embolization on the management of splenic trauma: an 8-year review
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 197:337-41. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The effect of a trauma center-based intervention program on recidivism among adolescent driving offenders
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Injury Prevention Center of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:1117-20; discussion 1120-1. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Is chest x-ray an adequate screening tool for the diagnosis of blunt thoracic aortic injury?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:1088-92. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis of blunt intestinal and mesenteric injury in the era of multidetector CT technology--are results better?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:354-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Management of acute appendicitis by an acute care surgery service: is operative intervention timely?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45459, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:43-8. 2008

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for deep venous thrombosis after moderate and severe brain injury
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Division for Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 68:912-5. 2010
    ..Patients with head injuries pose a unique challenge due to contraindication to the use of anticoagulation. We sought to determine the incidence of DVT and identify specific risk factors for its development in patients with head injuries...
  2. doi request reprint Pilot evaluation of the short-term effect of driving simulation on novice adolescent drivers
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:83-6; discussion 87. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that participation in a simulation program would result in fewer offences and crashes...
  3. doi request reprint Complications arising from splenic artery embolization: a review of an 11-year experience
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 205:250-4; discussion 254. 2013
    ..Splenic artery embolization (SAE) is a staple adjunct in the management of blunt splenic trauma. We examined complications of SAE over an 11-year period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Isolated traumatic disruption of the ureteropelvic junction in a patient with a solitary kidney
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 52:167-8. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Long-term evaluation of a trauma center-based juvenile driving intervention program
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Injury Prevention Center of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA
    J Trauma 71:223-6; discussion 226-7. 2011
    ..We further evaluated the results of the original and subsequent participants on a long-term basis...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of splenic artery embolization on the management of splenic trauma: an 8-year review
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 197:337-41. 2009
    ..Splenic artery embolization (SAE) is an adjunct to nonoperative management (NOM) of splenic injuries. We reviewed our experience with SAE to identify its impact on splenic operations...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of a trauma center-based intervention program on recidivism among adolescent driving offenders
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Injury Prevention Center of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:1117-20; discussion 1120-1. 2008
    ..The efficacy of these interventions on subsequent driving behavior is unknown. We assessed the effectiveness of drive alive (DA), a 10-hour trauma center-based interactive program designed to reduce traffic violations in adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Is chest x-ray an adequate screening tool for the diagnosis of blunt thoracic aortic injury?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:1088-92. 2008
    ..We set to determine the adequacy of utilizing CXR alone as a screening tool for BTAI...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis of blunt intestinal and mesenteric injury in the era of multidetector CT technology--are results better?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 65:354-9. 2008
    ..We set out to analyze whether the current era of multislice CT scanning has led to changes in the incidence of missed injuries in BBMI or altered the patterns of diagnosis...
  10. doi request reprint Management of acute appendicitis by an acute care surgery service: is operative intervention timely?
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45459, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:43-8. 2008
    ..We compared two periods at a Level I trauma center to determine if trauma service coverage would negatively impact timely management of acute appendicitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in the contemporary management of acute appendicitis
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, CHE 7000, Miami Valley Hospital, 1 Wyoming Street, Dayton, OH 45459, USA
    Am J Surg 193:310-3; discussion 313-4. 2007
    ..We sought to compare laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) with open appendectomy (OA) focusing on the negative appendectomy rate (NAR), emergency department (ED) to operating room (OR) time, procedure length, and histopathological correlation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Delayed closure of ventral abdominal hernias after severe trauma
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, CHE 7000, Miami Valley Hospital, 1 Wyoming Street, Dayton, OH 45459, USA
    Am J Surg 191:391-5. 2006
    ..Primary closure after trauma celiotomies is not always accomplished. We reviewed our experience with delayed closure in trauma patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complications arising from splenic embolization after blunt splenic trauma
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Miami Valley Hospital, 1 Wyoming St, CHE 7000, Dayton, OH 45459, USA
    Am J Surg 189:335-9. 2005
    ..Nonoperative management (NOM) of splenic trauma is now the standard in stable trauma patients. Splenic artery embolization (SAE) is an increasingly used adjunct to NOM. We examined complications arising from SAE...
  14. doi request reprint The prevalence of incidental findings on abdominal computed tomography scans of trauma patients
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45459, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:484-9. 2010
    ..Abdominal computed tomography scanning (AbdCTS) is the standard of care in the evaluation of blunt trauma patients. The liberal use of AbdCTS coupled with advancing imaging technology often results in the detection of incidental findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Placental abruption
    Akpofure Peter Ekeh
    Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 53:168. 2002
  16. doi request reprint Are flexion extension films necessary for cervical spine clearance in patients with neck pain after negative cervical CT scan?
    Baotram Tran
    Department of Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
    J Surg Res 184:411-3. 2013
    ..We evaluated the utility of FEF in the current era of routine computerized tomography (CT) for imaging the CS in trauma...