David J Ciesla

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The injured elderly: a rising tide
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida Colleges of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Surgery 154:291-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fifteen-year trauma system performance analysis demonstrates optimal coverage for most severely injured patients and identifies a vulnerable population
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:687-95; discussion 695-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution of severely injured patients: implications for trauma system development
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:618-24. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of an acute care surgery service at an academic trauma center
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Surg 202:779-85; discussion 785-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stents for blunt cerebrovascular injury: risks exceed benefits
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 140:480-5; discussion 485-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening for blunt cerebrovascular injuries is cost-effective
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 190:845-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation is the gold standard therapy for blunt carotid injuries to reduce stroke rate
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 139:540-5; discussion 545-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Postinjury abdominal compartment syndrome does not preclude early enteral feeding after definitive closure
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock St, MC 0206, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 188:653-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity increases risk of organ failure after severe trauma
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:539-45. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency department resuscitative thoracotomy for nontorso injuries
    Forest R Sheppard
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Surgery 139:574-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The injured elderly: a rising tide
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida Colleges of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Surgery 154:291-8. 2013
    ..Periodic survey of injury epidemiology is essential to the trauma system's continuous performance improvement. We undertook this study to characterize the changes in Florida injury rates during the past 15 years...
  2. doi request reprint Fifteen-year trauma system performance analysis demonstrates optimal coverage for most severely injured patients and identifies a vulnerable population
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:687-95; discussion 695-8. 2013
    ..Prehospital triage regulations and interfacility transfer guidelines are the primary determinants of system efficacy. We analyzed the effectiveness of the Florida trauma system in delivering trauma patients to trauma centers over time...
  3. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution of severely injured patients: implications for trauma system development
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:618-24. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the regions served by Florida's designated trauma centers and define the geographic distribution of severely injured patients who do not access the state's trauma system...
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of an acute care surgery service at an academic trauma center
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Surg 202:779-85; discussion 785-6. 2011
    ..The establishment of acute care surgery is rapidly becoming a solution to meet emergency surgical needs. Challenges include competition for emergency surgery opportunities and the ability to economically sustain a practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stents for blunt cerebrovascular injury: risks exceed benefits
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 140:480-5; discussion 485-6. 2005
    ..Carotid stenting has been advocated in patients with grade III blunt carotid artery injuries (hereafter referred to as "blunt CAIs") because of the persistence of the pseudoaneurysm and concern for subsequent embolization or rupture...
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening for blunt cerebrovascular injuries is cost-effective
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 190:845-9. 2005
    ..Our hypothesis is that aggressive angiographic screening for BCVI based on a patient's injury pattern and symptoms allows for early diagnosis and treatment and is cost-effective because it prevents ischemic neurological events (INEs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation is the gold standard therapy for blunt carotid injuries to reduce stroke rate
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 139:540-5; discussion 545-6. 2004
    ..Aggressive screening, early angiographic diagnosis, and prompt anticoagulation for blunt carotid artery injuries (CAIs) improves neurologic outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postinjury abdominal compartment syndrome does not preclude early enteral feeding after definitive closure
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock St, MC 0206, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 188:653-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if enteral nutrition was precluded by the intra-abdominal hypertension and bowel edema of the ACS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity increases risk of organ failure after severe trauma
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:539-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between obesity and postinjury multiple organ failure (MOF)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency department resuscitative thoracotomy for nontorso injuries
    Forest R Sheppard
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Surgery 139:574-6. 2006
    ..However, adjunctive use of aortic cross-clamping during EDT for hemorrhagic shock also may be useful in the acute resuscitation of patient with nontorso injuries (NTI). We questioned the utility of EDT in patients with nontorso trauma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Secondary overtriage: a consequence of an immature trauma system
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:131-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of secondary overtriage in a region without a formal trauma system...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of the lung in postinjury multiple organ failure
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Surgery 138:749-57; discussion 757-8. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that respiratory dysfunction is an early obligate event in the progression of postinjury MOF...
  13. ncbi request reprint A 12-year prospective study of postinjury multiple organ failure: has anything changed?
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 140:432-8; discussion 438-40. 2005
    ..The incidence and severity of postinjury multiple organ failure (MOF) has decreased over the last decade...
  14. pmc Has the trauma surgeon become house staff for the surgical subspecialist?
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving St NW, Suite 4B 39, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Am J Surg 192:732-7. 2006
    ..The role of the trauma surgeon is perceived to be mostly supportive of other procedure-oriented specialties. We designed this study to characterize the surgical and nonsurgical responsibilities of the contemporary trauma surgeon...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trauma patients: you can get them in, but you can't get them out
    David J Ciesla
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg 195:78-83. 2008
    ..The majority of inpatient trauma care resources are consumed by a small proportion of severely injured patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Radiographic characteristics of postinjury splenic autotransplantation: avoiding a diagnostic dilemma
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 57:537-41. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a characteristic radiographic appearance of splenic implants, whether this appearance changes with time, and whether implants can be differentiated from abdominal abscesses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is emergency department resuscitative thoracotomy futile care for the critically injured patient requiring prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation?
    Danny W Powell
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:211-5. 2004
    ..Consequently, we questioned whether resuscitative thoracotomy is warranted in the critically injured patient who fails to respond to prehospital CPR...
  18. ncbi request reprint Image of the month: Schwannoma
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 141:941-2. 2006
  19. doi request reprint Acute appendicitis: variation in outcomes by insurance status
    Thomas L Sutton
    Department of Surgery, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida
    J Surg Res 201:118-25. 2016
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate how treatment, outcomes, and health care resource utilization differ between the uninsured and commercially insured in the setting of AA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine fracture patterns predictive of blunt vertebral artery injury
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Trauma 55:811-3. 2003
    ..Because of the proximity of the cervical spine and vertebral arteries, we queried whether all patients with cervical spine fractures required arteriography to rule out VAI...