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. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Mortality in Trauma Patients Aged 80 years or Older
    Kyle Mock
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:926-929. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes after External Iliac and Femoral Vascular Injuries
    Jerry J Kim
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Torrance, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 33:88-93. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Clinical predictors of early acute respiratory distress syndrome in trauma patients
    MICHAEL P O'LEARY
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 1000 West Carson Street Box 461, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Surg 212:1096-1100. 2016
  6. ncbi request reprint Anticipated Transfusion Requirements and Mortality in Patients with Orthopedic and Solid Organ Injuries
    Devon S Callahan
    Division of Trauma Emergency Surgery Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:936-939. 2016
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Ischemic Bowel in Patients with Small Bowel Obstruction
    MICHAEL P O'LEARY
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:992-994. 2016
  10. 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

Collaborators

  • MICHAEL P O'LEARY
  • Steven L Lee
  • Dennis Y Kim
  • Brant Putnam
  • Christian De Virgilio
  • Alexander C Schwed
  • Amy H Kaji
  • Edward Gifford
  • Devon S Callahan
  • Scott Bricker
  • Angela Neville
  • Andrew Nguyen
  • Fred Bongard
  • Kyle Mock
  • Xuan Binh D Pham
  • Jerry J Kim
  • Hamid Alipour
  • Darin J Saltzman
  • Ashkan Moazzez
  • Brian W MacLaughlin
  • Monica M Boggs
  • Matthew Koopmann
  • Robert S Bennion
  • Zane Ashman
  • Brant A Putnam
  • Lutfi Al-Khouja
  • Michael C Bermudez
  • Arthur Yule
  • Jessica Keeley
  • Drew Watanabe
  • Virginia Nguyen
  • Nariman Nassiri
  • Christy Anthony
  • William Sheppard
  • Jennifer A Smith
  • Camille Hamilton
  • Michael P Ferebee
  • Ian T MacQueen
  • Dennis Kim
  • Frederic Bongard

Detail Information

Publications19

  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. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Mortality in Trauma Patients Aged 80 years or Older
    Kyle Mock
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:926-929. 2016
    ..These predictors can help guide clinical decisions and should prompt early discussion of goals of care. The association between mechanical ventilation and mortality is confounded by withdrawal of care...
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes after External Iliac and Femoral Vascular Injuries
    Jerry J Kim
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Torrance, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 33:88-93. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine and compare outcomes among patients sustaining external iliac and femoral vascular injuries...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical predictors of early acute respiratory distress syndrome in trauma patients
    MICHAEL P O'LEARY
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 1000 West Carson Street Box 461, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Surg 212:1096-1100. 2016
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  6. ncbi request reprint Anticipated Transfusion Requirements and Mortality in Patients with Orthopedic and Solid Organ Injuries
    Devon S Callahan
    Division of Trauma Emergency Surgery Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:936-939. 2016
    ..The need for transfusions in these patients should lower the threshold for reimaging or intervention for the solid organ injury. Further study is warranted to quantify blood loss by fracture type with or without solid organ...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Ischemic Bowel in Patients with Small Bowel Obstruction
    MICHAEL P O'LEARY
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:992-994. 2016
    ..Awareness of these predictors should heighten the concern for ischemic bowel in patients presenting with SBO...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Admission Variables Associated with a Favorable Outcome after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    Alexander C Schwed
    Division of Trauma Acute Care Surgery Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 82:898-902. 2016
    ..Patients meeting these criteria after mTBI with ICH likely do not require ICU-level care...
  12. 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)...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Routine intraoperative cholangiography is unnecessary in patients with mild gallstone pancreatitis and normalizing bilirubin levels
    Xuan Binh D Pham
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Am J Surg 212:1047-1053. 2016
    ..IOC with subsequent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography may lengthen duration of surgery and length of stay, whereas failure to clear the common bile duct may result in recurrent pancreatitis...
  16. 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. ..
  17. pmc Urachal Cyst Causing Small Bowel Obstruction in an Adult with a Virgin Abdomen
    MICHAEL P O'LEARY
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Case Rep Surg 2016:3247087. 2016
    ..i>Conclusion. Although rare, urachal pathology should be considered in the differential diagnosis when evaluating a patient with small bowel obstruction without prior intraabdominal surgery, hernia, or malignancy...
  18. 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 210:983-7; discussion 987-9. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the role of postoperative antibiotics in reducing complications in patients undergoing appendectomy for complicated appendicitis...
  19. 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...