Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery

Division Chief, Trauma and Critical Care

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Overview

Dr. Demetriades is a tenured Professor of Surgery, at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the Chief of the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care.

He has published more than 670 peer-reviewed publications in referenced journals, three trauma atlas books, 6 books, and more than 140 book chapters. The “Atlas of Surgical Techniques in Trauma”, received the 2016 first prize by the British Medical Association and has been translated in Italian, Albanian, Chinese and Japanese. The “Red Book of Trauma” has been translated into Greek, Turkish, and Chinese. The “Blue Book of Critical Care” has been translated in Chinese.

Dr Demetriades received 24 teaching awards, including the title of Master Teacher by the USC School of Medicine. In 2018 he was elected in the “Academy of Master Surgeon Educators of the American College of Surgeons”. He has delivered more than 400 invited lectures in the United States and 40 other countries.

Dr Demetriades received numerous national and international awards and recognitions, including: Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens. Honorary Doctorate, the University of Thessaloniki, Greece. The Scudder Oration, the American College of Surgeons. The Lifetime Achievement Award, American Heart Association. Official Councilor, Korean Society of Traumatology. The FDA Distinguished Service award. Honorary Member of the European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. “1000 Top International Scientists” by the Republic of China. Outstanding Service Award, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. The International Gimbernat Prize for contribution in to Surgery, Societat Catalana de Cirurgia, Spain. Distinguished professor and British Journal of Surgery keynote lecturer, the Swiss Society of Surgery, Bern Switzerland. Vice Chairman International Trauma Rescue and Treatment Association, China. The “Excelsior Surgical Society/Edward D. Churchill” lecturer, by the United States Armed Forces and the American College of Surgeons. Member of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators of the American College of Surgeons. Foundation Professor of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; Distinguished Professor Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Distinguished Lecturer of the Swiss Society of Visceral Surgeons. The Theodore Kocher” Distinguished Professor, University of Bern, Switzerland. Member of the Greek Academy of Sciences and Medicine. Commendations by the LA Board of Supervisors for contributions to trauma care in the County of Los Angeles. Numerous commendations by the US Navy for his contribution in the US Navy Trauma Training program. Honorary member of numerous national societies in many countries. Editorial boards of many journals

Awards

  • Republic of China: “1000 Top Scientists,” Republic of China., 2015
  • FDA: Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • American Heart Association: Lifetime Achievement Award, 2013
  • University of Thessaloniki: Honorary Doctorate, 2012
  • American College of Surgeons: Scudder Oration in Trauma, 2011
  • University of Athens: Honorary Doctorate, 1999

Publications

  • Injury patterns and outcomes in motorcycle passengers Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Dec; 49(6):2447-2457. . View in PubMed
  • Undertriage of Severely Injured Trauma Patients Am Surg. 2023 Oct; 89(10):4129-4134. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding the Impact of Trauma Admissions to Nonsurgical Services Am Surg. 2023 Oct; 89(10):4142-4146. . View in PubMed
  • Pre-injury stimulant use in isolated severe traumatic brain injury: effect on outcomes Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Aug; 49(4):1683-1691. . View in PubMed
  • Therapeutic Interventions and Outcomes in Civilian and Military Isolated Gunshot Wounds to the Head: A Department of Defense Trauma Registry and ACS TQIP-matched Study Ann Surg. 2023 Jul 01; 278(1):e131-e136. . View in PubMed
  • Venous thromboembolism chemoprophylaxis in geriatric trauma patients with isolated severe traumatic brain injury Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Jun 12. . View in PubMed
  • Risk factors for thromboembolic complications in isolated severe head injury Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Jun 08. . View in PubMed
  • Manhandling injuries during legal interventions Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Jun; 49(3):1577-1585. . View in PubMed
  • Nonoperative Management of Blunt Hepatic Trauma: Comparison of Level I and II Trauma Centers Am Surg. 2023 Apr; 89(4):743-748. . View in PubMed
  • Falls from scaffolds: a nationwide analysis Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Apr; 49(2):813-823. . View in PubMed
  • Gunshot wound versus blunt liver injuries: different liver-related complications and outcomes Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Feb; 49(1):505-512. . View in PubMed
  • Race does matter: venous thromboembolism in trauma patients with isolated severe pelvic fractures Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023 Feb; 49(1):241-251. . View in PubMed
  • REBOA in trauma and the risk of venous thromboembolic complications: A matched-cohort study Am J Surg. 2023 06; 225(6):1091-1095. . View in PubMed
  • Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta is Associated with Increased Risk of Extremity Compartment Syndrome World J Surg. 2023 03; 47(3):796-802. . View in PubMed
  • Small Bowel Obstruction in the Virgin Abdomen J Gastrointest Surg. 2023 02; 27(2):411-412. . View in PubMed
  • Worse outcomes with resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in severe pelvic fracture: A matched cohort study Am J Surg. 2023 02; 225(2):414-419. . View in PubMed
  • Asymptomatic Covid-19 Trauma Patients Have Worse Outcomes and Resource Utilization: A Matched Cohort Study Ann Surg. 2023 09 01; 278(3):e476-e481. . View in PubMed
  • Operative management and outcomes of colorectal injuries after gunshot wounds in the deployed military setting versus civilian trauma centers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 08 01; 95(2S Suppl 1):S60-S65. . View in PubMed
  • Left subclavian artery coverage during endovascular repair of thoracic aorta injury in trauma and non-trauma patients Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Dec; 48(6):4425-4429. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical Rib Fixation in Obese Patients with Isolated Flail Chest Improves Outcomes: A Matched Cohort Study World J Surg. 2022 Dec; 46(12):2890-2899. . View in PubMed
  • The impact of delayed time to first CT head on functional outcomes after blunt head trauma with moderately depressed GCS Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Dec; 48(6):4445-4450. . View in PubMed
  • Damage Control Laparotomy in the Cirrhotic Trauma Patient is Highly Lethal: A Matched Cohort Study Am Surg. 2022 Jul; 88(7):1657-1662. . View in PubMed
  • Skateboard head injuries: Are we making progress? Injury. 2022 May; 53(5):1658-1661.. View in PubMed
  • Corrigendum to “A high-volume trauma intensive care unit can be successfully staffed by advanced practitioners at night” [J Crit Care 2016 Jun;33:4-7; doi: 101016/j. jcrc. 2016. 01. 024. Epub 2016 Jan 27]. J Crit Care. 2022 Apr; 68:176. . View in PubMed
  • Early pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis after splenectomy is associated with better outcomes: A matched cohort study Am J Surg. 2022 07; 224(1 Pt B):535-538. . View in PubMed
  • The trauma pelvic X-ray: Not all pelvic fractures are created equally Am J Surg. 2022 07; 224(1 Pt B):489-493. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical Rib Fixation in Isolated Flail Chest Improves Survival Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 06; 113(6):1859-1865. . View in PubMed
  • Timing of venous thromboembolic pharmacological prophylaxis in traumatic combined subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhage Am J Surg. 2022 06; 223(6):1194-1199. . View in PubMed
  • Venous thromboembolic pharmacological prophylaxis in severe traumatic acute subdural hematomas: Early prophylaxis is effective and safe Am J Surg. 2022 05; 223(5):1004-1009. . View in PubMed
  • Falls from ladders: Injury patterns and outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 09 01; 93(3):323-331. . View in PubMed
  • Destructive colon injuries requiring resection: Is colostomy ever indicated? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 06 01; 92(6):1039-1046.. View in PubMed
  • Gunshot wounds sustained during legal intervention versus those inflicted by civilians: A comparative analysis J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 02 01; 92(2):436-441. . View in PubMed
  • Diagnosing penetrating diaphragmatic injuries: CT scan is valuable but not reliable Injury. 2022 Jan; 53(1):116-121. . View in PubMed
  • Nationwide Analysis of Dog Bite Injuries: Different Age Groups, Different Injury Patterns Am Surg. 2021 Dec; 87(10):1612-1615. . View in PubMed
  • Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome Curr Probl Surg. 2021 Nov; 58(11):100971. . View in PubMed
  • The impact of delayed time to first CT head in traumatic brain injury Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2021 Oct; 47(5):1511-1516. . View in PubMed
  • Intra-Abdominal Hemorrhage Control: The Need for Routine Four-Quadrant Packing Explored World J Surg. 2021 Apr; 45(4):1014-1020. . View in PubMed
  • Timing and Type of Venous Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Isolated Severe Liver Injury Managed Non-Operatively World J Surg. 2021 Mar; 45(3):746-753. . View in PubMed
  • Splenic Artery Angioembolization is Associated with Increased Venous Thromboembolism World J Surg. 2021 Feb; 45(2):638-644. . View in PubMed
  • Increased Incidence of COVID-19 Infections Amongst Interpersonal Violence Patients J Surg Res. 2021 10; 266:62-68. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical trends in the management of acute cholecystitis during pregnancy Surg Endosc. 2021 10; 35(10):5752-5759. . View in PubMed
  • Hangings: Lessons Learned from the Coroner’s Office J Surg Res. 2021 08; 264:158-162. . View in PubMed
  • Management and outcomes of severe pelvic fractures in level I and II ACS verified trauma centers Am J Surg. 2021 07; 222(1):227-233. . View in PubMed
  • Practical assessment of different saw types for field amputation: A cadaver-based study Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:11-16. . View in PubMed
  • A Nationwide Survey Study on Medical Student Experience in Acute Care Surgery J Surg Res. 2021 05; 261:146-151. . View in PubMed
  • Anticoagulation therapy in patients with traumatic brain injury: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter prospective study Surgery. 2021 02; 169(2):470-476. . View in PubMed
  • J Surg Res. 2021 02; 258:272-277. . View in PubMed
  • The worst-case scenario: Bridging repair with a biologic mesh in high-risk patients with very large abdominal wall hernias-a prospective multicenter study Surgery. 2021 02; 169(2):318-324. . View in PubMed
  • Motor vehicle crashes in pregnancy: Maternal and fetal outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 05 01; 90(5):861-865. . View in PubMed
  • Pelvic fracture-related hypotension: A review of contemporary adjuncts for hemorrhage control J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 10 01; 91(4):e93-e103. . View in PubMed
  • “Safer at home”: The effect of the COVID-19 lockdown on epidemiology, resource utilization, and outcomes at a large urban trauma center J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 04 01; 90(4):708-713. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of the efficacy of commercial and noncommercial tourniquets for extremity hemorrhage control in a perfused cadaver model J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 03 01; 90(3):522-526. . View in PubMed
  • Stab wound to the neck with neurological deficits J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 12 01; 91(6):e159-e161. . View in PubMed
  • Commentary: Management of penetrating aortic arch trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 02 01; 90(2):e52. . View in PubMed
  • Combined head and abdominal blunt trauma in the hemodynamically unstable patient: What takes priority? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 01 01; 90(1):170-176.. View in PubMed
  • Epidemiology and management of isolated blunt renal artery injuries J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 06 01; 90(6):1003-1008. . View in PubMed
  • Current practices and challenges in assessing traumatic hemorrhage: An international survey of trauma care providers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 05 01; 90(5):e95-e100. . View in PubMed
  • A pandemic recap: lessons we have learned World J Emerg Surg. 2021 09 10; 16(1):46. . View in PubMed
  • Isolated traumatic brain injury: Routine intubation for Glasgow Coma Scale 7 or 8 may be harmful! J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 05 01; 90(5):874-879. . View in PubMed
  • Firearm injuries during legal interventions Nationwide analysis J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 09 01; 91(3):465-472. . View in PubMed
  • Retained bullet fragments after nonfatal gunshot wounds: epidemiology and outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 06 01; 90(6):973-979. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of obesity on outcomes after abdominal gunshot injury J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 04 01; 90(4):680-684. . View in PubMed
  • The “Tick Tock” Sign: An Uncommon Physical Examination Finding for in Situ Impaled Cardiac Injuries J Emerg Med. 2020 Dec; 59(6):e247-e249. . View in PubMed
  • The diagnostic dilemma of shotgun injuries Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2020 Dec; 46(6):1351-1356. . View in PubMed
  • Transfusion-Related Hypocalcemia After Trauma World J Surg. 2020 Nov; 44(11):3743-3750. . View in PubMed
  • Comparison of trauma resuscitation practices by critical care anesthesiologists and non-critical care anesthesiologists J Clin Anesth. 2020 Oct; 65:109890. . View in PubMed
  • Validation of a Novel Clinical Criteria to Predict Candidacy for Aortic Occlusion: An Aortic Occlusion for Resuscitation in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Study Am Surg. 2020 Oct; 86(10):1418-1423. . View in PubMed
  • Laser Tattoo Removal: A New Tool for Hospital-based Violence Prevention? Am Surg. 2020 Oct; 86(10):1337-1344.. View in PubMed
  • Traumatic epidural hematomas in the pediatric population: clinical characteristics and diagnostic pitfalls J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Sep; 55(9):1773-1778. . View in PubMed
  • The effect of body mass index on outcomes following severe blunt chest trauma Injury. 2020 Sep; 51(9):2076-2081. . View in PubMed
  • Isolated severe blunt traumatic brain injury: effect of obesity on outcomes J Neurosurg. 2020 Jun 12; 134(5):1667-1674. . View in PubMed
  • Frostbite injuries: independent predictors of outcomes Turk J Surg. 2020 Jun; 36(2):218-223. . View in PubMed
  • Prehospital Vital Signs Accurately Predict Initial Emergency Department Vital Signs Prehosp Disaster Med. 2020 Jun; 35(3):254-259. . View in PubMed
  • Shotgun Wounds: Nationwide Trends in Epidemiology, Injury Patterns, and Outcomes from US Trauma Centers J Emerg Med. 2020 May; 58(5):719-724. . View in PubMed
  • Lung Resection for Trauma: A Propensity Score Adjusted Analysis Comparing Wedge Resection, Lobectomy, and Pneumonectomy Am Surg. 2020 Mar 01; 86(3):261-265. . View in PubMed
  • Acute Care Surgery Education in US Medical Schools: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature and Report of a Medical Student Experience J Surg Educ. 2020 Mar – Apr; 77(2):316-322. . View in PubMed
  • Educational benefits of an acute care surgery rotation during the medical student surgical clerkship Am J Surg. 2020 10; 220(4):858-860. . View in PubMed
  • The Impact of Seat Belt Use in Pregnancy on Injuries and Outcomes After Motor Vehicle Collisions J Surg Res. 2020 10; 254:96-101. . View in PubMed
  • Radiologic predictors of in-hospital mortality after traumatic craniocervical dissociation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 09; 89(3):565-569. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure of the abdominal aorta and visceral branches for hemorrhage control: A 2020 EAST Master Class Video Presentation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 09; 89(3):e84-e88. . View in PubMed
  • Penetrating injury to the cardiac box J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 09; 89(3):482-487. . View in PubMed
  • Brief report on combat trauma surgical training using a perfused cadaver model J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 08; 89(2S Suppl 2):S175-S179. . View in PubMed
  • Electric Scooter Injury in Southern California Trauma Centers J Am Coll Surg. 2020 07; 231(1):133-138. . View in PubMed
  • Adjunctive use of hepatic angioembolization following hemorrhage control laparotomy J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 05; 88(5):636-643. . View in PubMed
  • Nationwide trends in the use of subtotal cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis Surgery. 2020 03; 167(3):569-574. . View in PubMed
  • Contemporary Trends and Outcomes of Blunt Traumatic Colon Injuries Requiring Resection J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:251-257. . View in PubMed
  • Transthyretin at Admission and Over Time as a Marker for Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Trauma Patients: A Prospective Single-Center Study World J Surg. 2020 01; 44(1):115-123. . View in PubMed
  • Introduction of a mobile device based tertiary survey application reduces missed injuries: A multi-center prospective study Injury. 2019 Nov; 50(11):1938-1943. . View in PubMed
  • Youth and Young Adult Victims of Interpersonal Violence at LA County + USC Medical Center: A Review of Epidemiology and Recidivism Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1166-1170. . View in PubMed
  • Trauma Team Activation at a Level I Trauma Center in Southern California: Time of Day Matters Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1142-1145. . View in PubMed
  • Old Age With a Traumatic Mechanism of Injury Should Be a Trauma Team Activation Criterion J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug; 57(2):151-155. . View in PubMed
  • Gunshot wounds to the liver: No longer a mandatory operation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):350-355. . View in PubMed
  • Hit by a Train: Injury Burden and Clinical Outcomes J Emerg Med. 2019 Jul; 57(1):6-12. . View in PubMed
  • Timing of venous thromboprophylaxis in isolated severe pelvic fracture: Effect on mortality and outcomes Injury. 2019 Mar; 50(3):697-702. . View in PubMed
  • Cannabis Use Is Associated with Increased Mechanical Ventilation and Polysubstance Use in Trauma Patients Am Surg. 2019 Feb 01; 85(2):226-229. . View in PubMed
  • Selective nonoperative management of renal gunshot wounds J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 12; 87(6):1301-1307. . View in PubMed
  • World J Surg. 2019 11; 43(11):2797-2803. . View in PubMed
  • Early Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for Isolated High-Grade Blunt Splenic Injury J Surg Res. 2019 11; 243:340-345. . View in PubMed
  • Undertriaged trauma patients: Who are we missing? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 10; 87(4):865-869.. View in PubMed
  • J Am Coll Surg. 2019 10; 229(4):383-388. e1. . View in PubMed
  • Pulse Pressure as an Early Warning of Hemorrhage in Trauma Patients J Am Coll Surg. 2019 08; 229(2):184-191. . View in PubMed
  • Current Burden of Gunshot Wound Injuries at Two Los Angeles County Level I Trauma Centers J Am Coll Surg. 2019 08; 229(2):141-149. . View in PubMed
  • COMMENTARY J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 08; 87(2):507. . View in PubMed
  • Complicated appendicitis: Immediate operation or trial of nonoperative management? Am J Surg. 2019 04; 217(4):713-717.. View in PubMed
  • In reply Trauma pneumonectomy for major thoracic bleeding: When should we consider it? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):554.. View in PubMed
  • Near hangings: Epidemiology, injuries, and investigations J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):454-457. . View in PubMed
  • Initial evaluation of the efficacy and safety of in-hospital expandable hemostatic minisponge use in penetrating trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):424-430. . View in PubMed
  • Management of adhesive small bowel obstruction: A distinct paradigm shift in the United States J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):383-391. . View in PubMed
  • Vascular mechanical ventilation: A novel alternative to conventional cadaver perfusion J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 02; 86(2):370-373. . View in PubMed
  • Falls in the Bathroom: A Mechanism of Injury for All Ages J Surg Res. 2019 02; 234:283-286. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical Trends in the Management of Duodenal Injury J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 02; 23(2):264-269. . View in PubMed
  • Intraoperative Consultations to Acute Care Surgery at a Level I Trauma Center Am Surg. 2019 Jan 01; 85(1):82-85. . View in PubMed
  • Physiological parameters for Prognosis in Abdominal Sepsis (PIPAS) Study: a WSES observational study World J Emerg Surg. 2019; 14:34. . View in PubMed
  • Open abdomen and entero-atmospheric fistulae: An interim analysis from the International Register of Open Abdomen (IROA) Injury. 2019 Jan; 50(1):160-166. . View in PubMed
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in trauma: A single institution experience and review of the literature Int J Artif Organs. 2018 Dec; 41(12):845-853. . View in PubMed
  • Flail Chest: Less Deadly than Originally Thought World J Surg. 2018 Dec; 42(12):3927-3931. . View in PubMed
  • Supermassive Transfusion: A 15-Year Single Center Experience and Outcomes Am Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 84(10):1617-1621. . View in PubMed
  • Internal Iliac Artery Embolization versus Silastic Loop Ligation for Control of Traumatic Pelvic Hemorrhage Am Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 84(10):1696-1700. . View in PubMed
  • Early FAST Examinations during Resuscitation May Compromise Trauma Outcomes Am Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 84(10):1705-1709. . View in PubMed
  • Preventable Complications and Deaths after Emergency Nontrauma Surgery Am Surg. 2018 Sep 01; 84(9):1422-1428. . View in PubMed
  • Canadian Surgery Forum 2018: StJohn’s, NL Sept. 13-15, 2018. Can J Surg. 2018 Aug; 61(4 Suppl 1):S94-S174. . View in PubMed
  • Severe traumatic brain injuries in children: Does the type of trauma center matter? J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Aug; 53(8):1523-1525.. View in PubMed
  • Role of Laparoscopic Surgery in the Current Management of Mirizzi Syndrome Am Surg. 2018 May 01; 84(5):667-671. . View in PubMed
  • Severe Bleeding in Pelvic Fractures: Considerations in Planning Damage Control Am Surg. 2018 Feb 01; 84(2):267-272. . View in PubMed
  • Civilian and Military Trauma: Training to Successfully Intervene and Save Lives J Am Coll Surg. 2018 12; 227(6):555-563. . View in PubMed
  • An AAST-MITC analysis of pancreatic trauma: Staple or sew? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 09; 85(3):435-443.. View in PubMed
  • Detection of traumatic pancreatic duct disruption in the modern era Am J Surg. 2018 08; 216(2):299-303. . View in PubMed
  • Nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries in children J Surg Res. 2018 08; 228:188-193. . View in PubMed
  • Independent predictors of survival after traumatic atlanto-occipital dissociation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 08; 85(2):375-379. . View in PubMed
  • The Age of Undertriage: Current Trauma Triage Criteria Underestimate The Role of Age and Comorbidities in Early Mortality J Emerg Med. 2018 08; 55(2):278-287. . View in PubMed
  • Management of cervical tracheoesophageal injuries: A 2018 EAST Master Class Video Presentation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):220-223. . View in PubMed
  • The combined utility of extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma and chest x-ray in blunt thoracic trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):113-117. . View in PubMed
  • Early Seizure Prophylaxis in Traumatic Brain Injuries Revisited: A Prospective Observational Study World J Surg. 2018 06; 42(6):1727-1732. . View in PubMed
  • Factors affecting the caloric and protein intake over time in critically ill trauma patients J Surg Res. 2018 06; 226:64-71. . View in PubMed
  • The contemporary timing of trauma deaths J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 06; 84(6):893-899. . View in PubMed
  • Effect of door-to-angioembolization time on mortality in pelvic fracture: Every hour of delay counts J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 05; 84(5):685-692. . View in PubMed
  • Air Versus Ground Transportation in Isolated Severe Head Trauma: A National Trauma Data Bank Study J Emerg Med. 2018 03; 54(3):328-334. . View in PubMed
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring in severe blunt head trauma: does the type of monitoring device matter? J Neurosurg. 2018 03; 128(3):828-833.. View in PubMed
  • Negative computed tomography can safely rule out clinically significant intra-abdominal injury in the asymptomatic patient after blunt trauma: Prospective evaluation of 1193 patients J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 01; 84(1):128-132. . View in PubMed
  • Double Jeopardy in Penetrating Trauma: Get FAST, Get It Right World J Surg. 2018 01; 42(1):99-106. . View in PubMed
  • Isolated iliac vascular injuries and outcome of repair versus ligation of isolated iliac vein injury J Vasc Surg. 2018 01; 67(1):254-261. . View in PubMed
  • Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy in trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 01; 84(1):118-122. . View in PubMed
  • Creatinine Kinase and Stimulant Abuse in Trauma Am Surg. 2018 Jan 01; 84(1):13-16. . View in PubMed
  • A Novel, Perfused-Cadaver Simulation Model for Tourniquet Training in Military Medics J Spec Oper Med. 2018 Winter; 18(4):97-102. . View in PubMed
  • Decreased mortality in patients with isolated severe blunt traumatic brain injury receiving higher plasma to packed red blood cells transfusion ratios Injury. 2018 Jan; 49(1):62-66. . View in PubMed
  • Prehospital intubation for isolated severe blunt traumatic brain injury: worse outcomes and higher mortality Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2017 Dec; 43(6):731-739. . View in PubMed
  • The effects of body mass index on complications and mortality after emergency abdominal operations: The obesity paradox Am J Surg. 2017 Nov; 214(5):899-903. . View in PubMed
  • The Dangers of Equivocal FAST in Trauma Resuscitation Am Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 83(10):1127-1131. . View in PubMed
  • Delta Shock Index in the Emergency Department Predicts Mortality and Need for Blood Transfusion in Trauma Patients Am Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 83(10):1059-1062. . View in PubMed
  • Safety of early ambulation following blunt abdominal solid organ injury: A prospective observational study Am J Surg. 2017 Sep; 214(3):402-406. . View in PubMed
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring in severe traumatic brain injuries: a closer look at level 1 trauma centers in the United States Injury. 2017 Sep; 48(9):1944-1950. . View in PubMed
  • Peak creatinine kinase level is a key adjunct in the evaluation of critically ill trauma patients Am J Surg. 2017 Aug; 214(2):201-206. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical relevance of the routine daily chest X-Ray in the surgical intensive care unit Am J Surg. 2017 Jul; 214(1):19-23. . View in PubMed
  • The survival impact of plasma to red blood cell ratio in massively transfused non-trauma patients Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2017 Jun; 43(3):393-398. . View in PubMed
  • The impact of helmet use on outcomes after a motorcycle crash Injury. 2017 May; 48(5):1093-1097. . View in PubMed
  • Injuries sustained during contact with law enforcement: An analysis from US trauma centers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 12; 83(6):1124-1128. . View in PubMed
  • Cervical spine evaluation and clearance in the intoxicated patient: A prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-Institutional Trial and Survey J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 12; 83(6):1032-1040. . View in PubMed
  • Outcomes after traumatic injury in patients with preexisting psychiatric illness J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 11; 83(5):882-887. . View in PubMed
  • Defining the gastroesophageal junction in trauma: Epidemiology and management of a challenging injury J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 11; 83(5):798-802. . View in PubMed
  • Optimal timing for repair of peripheral nerve injuries J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 11; 83(5):875-881. . View in PubMed
  • Pharmacological Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Traumatic Brain Injuries: Low Molecular Weight Heparin Is Superior to Unfractionated Heparin Ann Surg. 2017 09; 266(3):463-469. . View in PubMed
  • Splenic artery embolization versus splenectomy: Analysis for early in-hospital infectious complications and outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 09; 83(3):356-360. . View in PubMed
  • Erratum to: Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: Compliance and Effect on Outcome World J Surg. 2017 06; 41(6):1542. . View in PubMed
  • Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: Compliance and Effect on Outcome World J Surg. 2017 06; 41(6):1543-1549. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy: Revisited J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 05; 82(5):927-932. . View in PubMed
  • Severe injuries associated with skiing and snowboarding: A national trauma data bank study J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 04; 82(4):781-786. . View in PubMed
  • J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 03; 82(3):470-480. . View in PubMed
  • Early pancreatic dysfunction after resection in trauma: An 18-year report from a Level I trauma center J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 03; 82(3):528-533. . View in PubMed
  • IROA: International Register of Open Abdomen, preliminary results World J Emerg Surg. 2017; 12:10. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of Single- versus Dual-Tube Thoracostomy after Thoracotomy for Trauma Am Surg. 2017 10 01; 83(10):1142-1146. . View in PubMed
  • Discontinuity of the Bowel Following Damage Control Operation Revisited: A Multi-institutional Study World J Surg. 2017 Jan; 41(1):146-151. . View in PubMed
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