David S Plurad

Summary

Affiliation: Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in severe traumatic brain injury: the clinical significance of admission chest computed tomography findings
    David S Plurad
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 91024, USA
    J Surg Res 183:371-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Arginine vasopressin significantly increases the rate of successful organ procurement in potential donors
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 204:856-60; discussion 860-1. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The effect of arginine vasopressin on organ donor procurement and lung function
    Devon S Callahan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:452-7. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Donor hormone and vasopressor therapy: closing the gap in a transplant organ shortage
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:689-94. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Penetrating cardiac injury and the significance of chest computed tomography findings
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 42, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Emerg Radiol 20:279-84. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The effect of residents as teaching assistants on operative time in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Edward Gifford
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 25, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Surg 211:288-93. 2016
  7. doi request reprint The impact of intracranial pressure monitoring on mortality after severe traumatic brain injury
    Brian W MacLaughlin
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 42, Torrance, CA, 90509, USA
    Am J Surg 210:1082-7. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Flat or fat? Inferior vena cava ratio is a marker for occult shock in trauma patients
    Andrew Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
    J Surg Res 192:263-7. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Abdominal hollow viscus injuries are associated with spine and neurologic infections after penetrating spinal cord injuries
    Alexander C Schwed
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
    Am Surg 80:966-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative antibiotics are not associated with decreased wound complications among patients undergoing appendectomy for complicated appendicitis
    Dennis Y Kim
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 210:983-9. 2015

Collaborators

  • Dennis Y Kim
  • Edward Gifford
  • Angela Neville
  • Scott Bricker
  • Brant Putnam
  • Christian De Virgilio
  • Amy H Kaji
  • Andrew Nguyen
  • Fred Bongard
  • Brian W MacLaughlin
  • Devon S Callahan
  • Alexander C Schwed
  • Virginia Nguyen
  • Michael P Ferebee
  • Camille Hamilton
  • Nariman Nassiri
  • Ian T MacQueen
  • Ashkan Moazzez
  • William Sheppard
  • Darin J Saltzman
  • Christy Anthony
  • Hamid Alipour
  • Jennifer A Smith
  • Dennis Kim
  • Frederic Bongard

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in severe traumatic brain injury: the clinical significance of admission chest computed tomography findings
    David S Plurad
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 91024, USA
    J Surg Res 183:371-6. 2013
    ..Bilateral dependent consolidation (BDC) can be seen on admission chest computed tomography (CCT) in STBI. We hypothesize that this finding may be associated with VAP...
  2. doi request reprint Arginine vasopressin significantly increases the rate of successful organ procurement in potential donors
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 204:856-60; discussion 860-1. 2012
    ..Arginine vasopressin (AVP) has also been shown to have beneficial effects. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of AVP on recovery rates...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of arginine vasopressin on organ donor procurement and lung function
    Devon S Callahan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:452-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesize that AVP is associated with the maintenance of lung function and successful recovery in donors and enhanced lung graft performance in recipients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Donor hormone and vasopressor therapy: closing the gap in a transplant organ shortage
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:689-94. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of HRT in donors without significant cardiovascular dysfunction and examine outcomes according to vasopressor exposure...
  5. doi request reprint Penetrating cardiac injury and the significance of chest computed tomography findings
    David S Plurad
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 42, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Emerg Radiol 20:279-84. 2013
    ..CCT is a potentially useful modality for the evaluation of cardiac injuries in high-risk stable patients. The presence of HPC and/or PPC on CCT after penetrating thoracic trauma is highly indicative of a significant cardiac injury...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of residents as teaching assistants on operative time in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Edward Gifford
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 25, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Surg 211:288-93. 2016
    ..We examined the effect of primary surgeon (PS) and teaching assistant (TA) seniority on operative time and outcomes for residents performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of intracranial pressure monitoring on mortality after severe traumatic brain injury
    Brian W MacLaughlin
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 42, Torrance, CA, 90509, USA
    Am J Surg 210:1082-7. 2015
    ..The effect of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring on mortality after severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) remains unclear. We hypothesized that ICP monitoring would not be associated with improved survival in patients with sTBI...
  8. doi request reprint Flat or fat? Inferior vena cava ratio is a marker for occult shock in trauma patients
    Andrew Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
    J Surg Res 192:263-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that a flat IVC is a predictor of OS and associated with worse outcomes in major trauma patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Abdominal hollow viscus injuries are associated with spine and neurologic infections after penetrating spinal cord injuries
    Alexander C Schwed
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
    Am Surg 80:966-9. 2014
    ..88; 95% confidence interval, 2.14 to 22.09; P = 0.001). Further studies are required to determine the optimal management strategy to prevent and successfully treat these infections. ..
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative antibiotics are not associated with decreased wound complications among patients undergoing appendectomy for complicated appendicitis
    Dennis Y Kim
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 210:983-9. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the role of postoperative antibiotics in reducing complications in patients undergoing appendectomy for complicated appendicitis...
  11. doi request reprint Unrecognized arteriosclerosis is associated with wound complications after below-knee amputation
    Edward Gifford
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 29:266-71. 2015
    ..Guillotine below-knee amputation (BKA) for wet gangrene is an unfortunate complication of poorly controlled diabetes. We examined risk factors associated with wound complications after amputation formalization in this patient population...