Keck School Faculty

Demetrios Demetriades

Demetrios Demetriades

Professor of Surgery
Division Chief, Trauma and Critical Care
Surgery
2051 Marengo St. Off Campus Los Angeles

Republic of China: "1000 Top Scientists” , Republic of China., 2015

Republic of China: "1000 Top Scientists," Republic of China., 2015

FDA: Distinguished Service Award, 2014

FDA: Distinguished Service Award, 2014

American Heart Association: Lifetime Achievement Award , 2013

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

Race does matter: venous thromboembolism in trauma patients with isolated severe pelvic fractures Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Jul 14. . 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. 2022 Jul 04. . 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

Left subclavian artery coverage during endovascular repair of thoracic aorta injury in trauma and non-trauma patients Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Jun 17. . View in PubMed

Falls from Ladders: Injury Patterns and Outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 May 25. . 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

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

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

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

Surgical Rib Fixation in Isolated Flail Chest Improves Survival Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 06; 113(6):1859-1865. . 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

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

Nonoperative Management of Blunt Hepatic Trauma: Comparison of Level I and II Trauma Centers Am Surg. 2021 Aug 16; 31348211038558. . 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. 2021 May 14. . 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

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

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

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

Epidemiology and management of isolated blunt renal artery injuries J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 06 01; 90(6):1003-1008. . View in PubMed

A pandemic recap: lessons we have learned World J Emerg Surg. 2021 09 10; 16(1):46. . 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

Stab wound to the neck with neurological deficits J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 12 01; 91(6):e159-e161. . 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

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

Commentary: Management of penetrating aortic arch trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 02 01; 90(2):e52. . 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

"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

Impact of obesity on outcomes after abdominal gunshot injury J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 04 01; 90(4):680-684. . 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

Motor vehicle crashes in pregnancy: Maternal and fetal outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 05 01; 90(5):861-865. . 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

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

Comparison of trauma resuscitation practices by critical care anesthesiologists and non-critical care anesthesiologists J Clin Anesth. 2020 Oct; 65:109890. . 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

Traumatic epidural hematomas in the pediatric population: clinical characteristics and diagnostic pitfalls J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Sep; 55(9):1773-1778. . 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

Penetrating injury to the cardiac box J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 09; 89(3):482-487. . 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

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

Contemporary Trends and Outcomes of Blunt Traumatic Colon Injuries Requiring Resection J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:251-257. . View in PubMed

Nationwide trends in the use of subtotal cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis Surgery. 2020 03; 167(3):569-574. . 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

Gunshot wounds to the liver: No longer a mandatory operation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):350-355. . 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

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

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

Pulse Pressure as an Early Warning of Hemorrhage in Trauma Patients J Am Coll Surg. 2019 08; 229(2):184-191. . View in PubMed

Complicated appendicitis: Immediate operation or trial of nonoperative management? Am J Surg. 2019 04; 217(4):713-717.. View in PubMed

Near hangings: Epidemiology, injuries, and investigations J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):454-457. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Early FAST Examinations during Resuscitation May Compromise Trauma Outcomes Am Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 84(10):1705-1709. . 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

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

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

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 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

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

Early Seizure Prophylaxis in Traumatic Brain Injuries Revisited: A Prospective Observational Study World J Surg. 2018 06; 42(6):1727-1732. . View in PubMed

The contemporary timing of trauma deaths J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 06; 84(6):893-899. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy in trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 01; 84(1):118-122. . 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

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

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

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

The Dangers of Equivocal FAST in Trauma Resuscitation Am Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 83(10):1127-1131. . 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

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

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

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

Outcomes after traumatic injury in patients with preexisting psychiatric illness J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 11; 83(5):882-887. . 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

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

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

The Relationship between Age, Common Bile Duct Diameter and Diagnostic Probability in Suspected Choledocholithiasis Dig Surg. 2017; 34(5):421-428. . View in PubMed

Loss of muscle mass: a significant predictor of postoperative complications in acute diverticulitis J Surg Res. 2017 05 01; 211:39-44. . 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

Non-iatrogenic esophageal injury: a retrospective analysis from the National Trauma Data Bank World J Emerg Surg. 2017; 12:19. . 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

Erratum to: IROA: International Register of Open Abdomen, preliminary results World J Emerg Surg. 2017; 12:13. . View in PubMed

Do Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Agents Matter after Repair of Traumatic Arterial Injuries? Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):968-972.. View in PubMed

Intraosseous Infusion as a Bridge to Definitive Access Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):876-880. . View in PubMed

The Role of Radio Frequency Detection System Embedded Surgical Sponges in Preventing Retained Surgical Sponges: A Prospective Evaluation in Patients Undergoing Emergency Surgery Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):599-604. . View in PubMed

Leadership and Teamwork in Trauma and Resuscitation West J Emerg Med. 2016 Sep; 17(5):549-56. . View in PubMed

The impact of increased plasma ratios in massively transfused trauma patients: a prospective analysis Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2016 Aug; 42(4):519-525. . View in PubMed

Insulin-Treated Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery Have Worse Outcomes than Patients Treated with Oral Agents World J Surg. 2016 Jul; 40(7):1575-82. . View in PubMed

Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Presenting with Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: Delaying Surgical Intervention Results in Worse Outcomes World J Surg. 2016 Apr; 40(4):863-9. . View in PubMed

Multicenter evaluation of temporary intravascular shunt use in vascular trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Mar; 80(3):359-64; discussion 364-5. . View in PubMed

Seat Belt Use and its Effect on Abdominal Trauma: A National Trauma Databank Study Am Surg. 2016 Feb; 82(2):134-9. . View in PubMed

Isolated blunt severe traumatic brain injury in Bern, Switzerland, and the United States: A matched cohort study J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb; 80(2):296-301. . View in PubMed

Cervical spinal clearance: A prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-institutional Trial J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 12; 81(6):1122-1130. . View in PubMed

The role of computed tomography after emergent trauma operation J Surg Res. 2016 12; 206(2):286-291. . View in PubMed

The prognostic value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio on mortality in critically ill trauma patients J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 11; 81(5):882-888. . View in PubMed

Isolated blunt pancreatic trauma: A benign injury? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 11; 81(5):855-859.. View in PubMed

The impact of pre-injury controlled substance use on clinical outcomes after trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 11; 81(5):913-920. . View in PubMed

The role of radiologic evaluation in necrotizing soft tissue infections J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 11; 81(5):921-924. . View in PubMed

High-Density Free Fluid on Computed Tomography: a Predictor of Surgical Intervention in Patients with Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 11; 20(11):1861-1866. . View in PubMed

The diagnostic yield of commonly used investigations in pelvic gunshot wounds J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 10; 81(4):692-8. . View in PubMed

Emergent non-image-guided resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) catheter placement: A cadaver-based study J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 09; 81(3):453-7. . View in PubMed

Therapeutic anticoagulation in patients with traumatic brain injury J Surg Res. 2016 09; 205(1):186-91. . View in PubMed

The impact of acute coagulopathy on mortality in pediatric trauma patients J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 08; 81(2):312-8. . View in PubMed

A high-volume trauma intensive care unit can be successfully staffed by advanced practitioners at night J Crit Care. 2016 06; 33:4-7. . View in PubMed

Should we still use motor vehicle intrusion as a sole triage criterion for the use of trauma center resources? Injury. 2016 Jan; 47(1):235-8.. View in PubMed

The utility of chest X-ray as a screening tool for blunt thoracic aortic injury Injury. 2016 Jan; 47(1):32-6. . View in PubMed

The Effect of Statin Use on Outcomes after Trauma Am Surg. 2015 Dec; 81(12):E412-4. . View in PubMed

Witnessed aspiration in trauma: Frequent occurrence, rare morbidity--A prospective analysis J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec; 79(6):1030-6; discussion 1036-7. . View in PubMed

Negative Finding From Computed Tomography of the Abdomen After Blunt Trauma JAMA Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(12):1194-5. . View in PubMed

Cadaveric comparison of the optimal site for needle decompression of tension pneumothorax by prehospital care providers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec; 79(6):1044-8. . View in PubMed

Deep organ space infection after emergency bowel resection and anastomosis: The anatomic site does not matter J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):805-11. . View in PubMed

Emergent operation for isolated severe traumatic brain injury: Does time matter? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):838-42.. View in PubMed

Isolated Blunt Duodenal Trauma: Simple Repair, Low Mortality Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):961-4. . View in PubMed

Re-evaluating the need for hospital admission and observation of pediatric traumatic brain injury after a normal head CT J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1758-61. . View in PubMed

Candida Score as a Predictor of Worse Outcomes and Mortality in Severely Injured Trauma Patients with Positive Candida Cultures Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):1067-73. . View in PubMed

FAST ultrasound examination as a predictor of outcomes after resuscitative thoracotomy: a prospective evaluation Ann Surg. 2015 Sep; 262(3):512-8; discussion 516-8. . View in PubMed

Tourniquet use for civilian extremity trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79(2):232-7;quiz 332-3. . View in PubMed

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Timing of fracture fixation in blunt trauma patients with severe head injuries Am J Surg. 1998 Oct; 176(4):324-9; discussion 329-30. . View in PubMed

Transpelvic gunshot wounds: routine laparotomy or selective management? World J Surg. 1998 Oct; 22(10):1034-8.. View in PubMed

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Routine helical computed tomographic evaluation of the mediastinum in high-risk blunt trauma patients Arch Surg. 1998 Oct; 133(10):1084-8. . View in PubMed

Is there a limit to massive blood transfusion after severe trauma? Arch Surg. 1998 Sep; 133(9):947-52.. View in PubMed

Relative bradycardia in patients with traumatic hypotension J Trauma. 1998 Sep; 45(3):534-9. . View in PubMed

Open versus closed diagnostic peritoneal lavage: a comparison on safety, rapidity, efficacy J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1998 Aug; 43(4):235-8. . View in PubMed

Lethal abdominal gunshot wounds at a level I trauma center: analysis of TRISS (Revised Trauma Score and Injury Severity Score) fallouts J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Aug; 187(2):123-9. . View in PubMed

Selective management of renal gunshot wounds Br J Surg. 1998 Aug; 85(8):1121-4. . View in PubMed

The fate of colonic suture lines in high-risk trauma patients: a prospective analysis J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Jul; 187(1):58-63. . View in PubMed

Invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring of patients with cerebrovascular accidents West J Med. 1998 Jul; 169(1):17-22. . View in PubMed

Initial evaluation and management of gunshot wounds to the face J Trauma. 1998 Jul; 45(1):39-41. . View in PubMed

One hundred five penetrating cardiac injuries: a 2-year prospective evaluation J Trauma. 1998 Jun; 44(6):1073-82. . View in PubMed

The prevalence and effect of alcohol and drug abuse on cohort-matched critically injured patients Am Surg. 1998 May; 64(5):461-5. . View in PubMed

Balloon tamponade for bleeding control in penetrating liver injuries J Trauma. 1998 Mar; 44(3):538-9. . View in PubMed

TRISS methodology in trauma: the need for alternatives Br J Surg. 1998 Mar; 85(3):379-84. . View in PubMed

The high morbidity of colostomy closure after trauma: further support for the primary repair of colon injuries Surgery. 1998 Feb; 123(2):157-64. . View in PubMed

Penetrating cardiac injuries: a prospective study of variables predicting outcomes J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Jan; 186(1):24-34. . View in PubMed

Stapled pulmonary tractotomy: a rapid way to control hemorrhage in penetrating pulmonary injuries J Am Coll Surg. 1997 Nov; 185(5):486-7. . View in PubMed

Penetrating left thoracoabdominal trauma: the incidence and clinical presentation of diaphragm injuries J Trauma. 1997 Oct; 43(4):624-6. . View in PubMed

Acute tension diaphragmatic herniation: case report J Trauma. 1997 Oct; 43(4):698-700. . View in PubMed

Patterns of injury in victims of urban free-falls World J Surg. 1997 Oct; 21(8):816-20; discussion 820-1. . View in PubMed

Factors predicting prolonged mechanical ventilation in critically injured patients: introducing a simplified quantitative risk score Am Surg. 1997 Sep; 63(9):811-7. . View in PubMed

A selective approach to the management of gunshot wounds to the back Am J Surg. 1997 Sep; 174(3):342-6. . View in PubMed

Penetrating esophageal injuries: time interval of safety for preoperative evaluation--how long is safe? J Trauma. 1997 Aug; 43(2):319-24.. View in PubMed

A unified approach to the surgical exposure of pancreatic and duodenal injuries Am J Surg. 1997 Jul; 174(1):54-60. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries to the thoracic great vessels J Card Surg. 1997 Mar-Apr; 12(2 Suppl):173-9; discussion 179-80. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds to the buttocks: predicting the need for operation Dis Colon Rectum. 1997 Mar; 40(3):307-11. . View in PubMed

Pharmacokinetics of aztreonam in critically ill surgical patients Am J Health Syst Pharm. 1997 Mar 01; 54(5):537-40. . View in PubMed

Complications and nonclosure rates of fasciotomy for trauma and related risk factors World J Surg. 1997 Mar-Apr; 21(3):247-52; discussion 253. . View in PubMed

Selective nonoperative management of gunshot wounds of the anterior abdomen Arch Surg. 1997 Feb; 132(2):178-83. . View in PubMed

Aminoglycoside levels in critically ill surgical patients: the implications of physiologic criteria of sepsis South Med J. 1997 Jan; 90(1):33-6. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of penetrating injuries of the neck: prospective study of 223 patients World J Surg. 1997 Jan; 21(1):41-7; discussion 47-8. . View in PubMed

Early physiologic patterns in acute illness and accidents: toward a concept of circulatory dysfunction and shock based on invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring New Horiz. 1996 Nov; 4(4):395-412. . View in PubMed

Use of large databases for resolving critical care problems New Horiz. 1996 Nov; 4(4):532-40. . View in PubMed

Carotid injury: postrevascularization hemorrhagic infarction J Trauma. 1996 Oct; 41(4):760-2. . View in PubMed

Health care crisis from a trauma center perspective: The LA story JAMA. 1996 Sep 25; 276(12):940-4. . View in PubMed

Transmediastinal gunshot woundsA reconsideration of the role of aortography. Arch Surg. 1996 Sep; 131(9):949-52; discussion 952-3. . View in PubMed

Complex problems in penetrating neck trauma Surg Clin North Am. 1996 Aug; 76(4):661-83. . View in PubMed

Invasive and noninvasive monitoring for early recognition and treatment of shock in high-risk trauma and surgical patients Surg Clin North Am. 1996 Aug; 76(4):985-97. . View in PubMed

Noninvasive physiologic monitoring of high-risk surgical patients Arch Surg. 1996 Jul; 131(7):732-7. . View in PubMed

Characteristics of Xanthomonas infections in critically ill surgical patients Am Surg. 1996 Jun; 62(6):478-80. . View in PubMed

Mortality and prognostic factors in penetrating injuries of the aorta J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):761-3. . View in PubMed

Radiographic cervical spine evaluation in the alert asymptomatic blunt trauma victim: much ado about nothing J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):768-74. . View in PubMed

Transcervical gunshot injuries: mandatory operation is not necessary J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):758-60. . View in PubMed

Paramedic vs private transportation of trauma patientsEffect on outcome. Arch Surg. 1996 Feb; 131(2):133-8. . View in PubMed

Laparoscopic evaluation of penetrating thoracoabdominal traumatic injuries Surg Endosc. 1996 Jan; 10(1):19-22. . View in PubMed

Management options in vertebral artery injuries Br J Surg. 1996 Jan; 83(1):83-6. . View in PubMed

The pattern of fungal infections in critically ill surgical patients Am Surg. 1995 Oct; 61(10):847-50. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries of the neck in patients in stable conditionPhysical examination, angiography, or color flow Doppler imaging. Arch Surg. 1995 Sep; 130(9):971-5. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds to the thoracic aorta in the '90s: only prevention will make a difference Am Surg. 1995 Aug; 61(8):721-3. . View in PubMed

Aortoesophageal fistulae due to gunshot wounds: report of two cases with one survivor J Trauma. 1995 Jun; 38(6):971-4. . View in PubMed

Blunt injury to the left common iliac artery Am Surg. 1995 Apr; 61(4):360-2. . View in PubMed

The impact of a dedicated trauma program on outcome in severely injured patients Arch Surg. 1995 Feb; 130(2):216-20. . View in PubMed

Early morbidity and mortality of non-therapeutic operations for penetrating trauma Am Surg. 1994 Oct; 60(10):744-7. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds of the spine: should retained bullets be removed to prevent infection? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1994 Mar; 76(2):85-7.. View in PubMed

can we talk? J Trauma. 1994 Mar; 36(3):460-1.. View in PubMed

Physical examination and selective conservative management in patients with penetrating injuries of the neck Br J Surg. 1993 Dec; 80(12):1534-6. . View in PubMed

Iatrogenic oesophageal perforations in patients with cancer of the oesophagus S Afr J Surg. 1993 Sep; 31(3):90-3. . View in PubMed

Penetrating external injuries of the oesophagus and pharynx Br J Surg. 1993 Sep; 80(9):1147-9. . View in PubMed

Non-therapeutic operations for penetrating trauma: early morbidity and mortality Br J Surg. 1993 Jul; 80(7):860-1. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds of the colon: role of retained bullets in sepsis Br J Surg. 1993 Jun; 80(6):772-3. . View in PubMed

Penetrating trauma audit--TRISS analysis S Afr J Surg. 1992 Dec; 30(4):142-4. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injury to the gluteal region J Trauma. 1992 Mar; 32(3):294-7. . View in PubMed

Role of prophylactic antibiotics in open and basilar fractures of the skull: a randomized study Injury. 1992; 23(6):377-80. . View in PubMed

Control of life-threatening haemorrhage from the neck: a new indication for balloon tamponade Injury. 1992; 23(8):557-9. . View in PubMed

Cervical spine injuries in patients with head injuries Br J Surg. 1991 Aug; 78(8):1013-4. . View in PubMed

Surgical management of post-traumatic parotid sialoceles and fistulae Injury. 1991 May; 22(3):183-4. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries of the colon--changing perspectives S Afr J Surg. 1991 Mar; 29(1):25. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wound of the abdomen: role of selective conservative management Br J Surg. 1991 Feb; 78(2):220-2. . View in PubMed

Short-course antibiotic prophylaxis in penetrating abdominal injuries: ceftriaxone versus cefoxitin Injury. 1991 Jan; 22(1):20-4. . View in PubMed

Pneumopericardium following penetrating chest injuries Arch Surg. 1990 Sep; 125(9):1187-9. . View in PubMed

Late sequelae of penetrating cardiac injuries Br J Surg. 1990 Jul; 77(7):813-4. . View in PubMed

Tension pneumopericardium following penetrating trauma: case report J Trauma. 1990 Feb; 30(2):238-9. . View in PubMed

Antibiotic prophylaxis in penetrating abdominal injuries S Afr J Surg. 1989 Sep; Suppl:5. . View in PubMed

Carotid artery injuries: experience with 124 cases J Trauma. 1989 Jan; 29(1):91-4. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries to the abdomen Surg Annu. 1989; 21:201-13. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries of the diaphragm Br J Surg. 1988 Aug; 75(8):824-6. . View in PubMed

Gluteal artery aneurysms Br J Surg. 1988 May; 75(5):494. . View in PubMed

Factors influencing the morbidity of colostomy closure Am J Surg. 1988 Apr; 155(4):594-6. . View in PubMed

Surgical approaches to vertebral artery injuries Br J Surg. 1988 Mar; 75(3):234-7. . View in PubMed

The management of penetrating injuries of the backA prospective study of 230 patients. Ann Surg. 1988 Jan; 207(1):72-4. . View in PubMed

Subclavian vascular injuries Br J Surg. 1987 Nov; 74(11):1001-3. . View in PubMed

Emergency room thoracotomy for stab wounds to the chest and neck J Trauma. 1987 May; 27(5):483-5. . View in PubMed

Management of parotid sialoceles: a simple surgical technique Br J Surg. 1987 Apr; 74(4):309. . View in PubMed

Indications for operation in abdominal stab woundsA prospective study of 651 patients. Ann Surg. 1987 Feb; 205(2):129-32. . View in PubMed

Indications for thoracotomy in stab injuries of the chest: a prospective study of 543 patients Br J Surg. 1986 Nov; 73(11):888-90. . View in PubMed

Non-operative management of penetrating liver injuries: a prospective study Br J Surg. 1986 Sep; 73(9):736-7. . View in PubMed

Cardiac woundsExperience with 70 patients. Ann Surg. 1986 Mar; 203(3):315-7. . View in PubMed

Five unusual cases of penetrating cardiac injuries Injury. 1986 Jan; 17(1):41-2. . View in PubMed

The management of colon injuries by primary repair or colostomy Br J Surg. 1985 Nov; 72(11):881-3. . View in PubMed

Haematuria after blunt trauma: the role of pyelography Br J Surg. 1985 Sep; 72(9):745-7. . View in PubMed

The prevalence of appendiceal fecaliths in patients with and without appendicitisA comparative study from Canada and South Africa. Ann Surg. 1985 Jul; 202(1):80-2. . View in PubMed

Selective conservative management of penetrating abdominal wounds: a prospective study Br J Surg. 1984 Feb; 71(2):92-4. . View in PubMed

Cardiac penetrating injuries: personal experience of 45 cases Br J Surg. 1984 Feb; 71(2):95-7. . View in PubMed

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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
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