Keck School Faculty

Kazuhide Matsushima, MD
Kazuhide Matsushima, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Surgery
2051 Marengo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Complicated appendicitis: Immediate operation or trial of nonoperative management? Am J Surg. 2019 Jan 03.. View in PubMed

Management of adhesive small bowel obstruction: a distinct paradigm shift in the United States J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Nov 27. . View in PubMed

In reply Trauma pneumonectomy for major thoracic bleeding: when should we consider it? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Nov 05.. 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. 2018 Oct 23. . View in PubMed

Ileal Endometriosis: a Rare Cause of Enterocutaneous Fistula J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Sep 21. . View in PubMed

Surgical Trends in the Management of Duodenal Injury J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Sep 13. . View in PubMed

Independent predictors of survival after traumatic atlanto-occipital dissociation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Aug; 85(2):375-379. . View in PubMed

Nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries in children J Surg Res. 2018 Aug; 228:188-193. . View in PubMed

Detection of traumatic pancreatic duct disruption in the modern era Am J Surg. 2018 Aug; 216(2):299-303. . View in PubMed

Detection of traumatic pancreatic duct disruption in the modern era Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 12. . View in PubMed

The contemporary timing of trauma deaths J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jun; 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 May; 84(5):685-692. . 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

Metallic coil and N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for closure of pancreatic duct leak (with video) Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Apr; 87(4):1122-1125. . View in PubMed

The Contemporary Timing of Trauma Deaths J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Mar 08. . 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

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

Isolated iliac vascular injuries and outcome of repair versus ligation of isolated iliac vein injury J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jan; 67(1):254-261. . View in PubMed

Association between pediatric blunt splenic injury volume and the splenectomy rate J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Nov; 52(11):1816-1821. . View in PubMed

Comparison of outcomes in severe pediatric trauma at adult trauma centers with different trauma case volumes J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Nov; 52(11):1831-1835. . View in PubMed

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

Splenic artery embolization versus splenectomy: Analysis for early in-hospital infectious complications and outcomes J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Sep; 83(3):356-360. . View in PubMed

The impact of helmet use on outcomes after a motorcycle crash Injury. 2017 May; 48(5):1093-1097. . View in PubMed

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

Surgical outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy: Revisited J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 May; 82(5):927-932. . 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 Mar; 82(3):528-533. . View in PubMed

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar; 82(3):470-480. . View in PubMed

Trauma experts versus pediatric experts: comparison of outcomes in pediatric penetrating injuries J Surg Res. 2017 Feb; 208:173-179. . 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

Surgical outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy: Revisited J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 05; 82(5):927-932. . 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

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 03; 82(3):470-480. . View in PubMed

Trauma experts versus pediatric experts: comparison of outcomes in pediatric penetrating injuries J Surg Res. 2017 02; 208:173-179. . 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

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

Operative outcomes of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in patients with congenital heart disease J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Nov; 51(11):1755-1758. . View in PubMed

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

The outcome of trauma patients with do-not-resuscitate orders J Surg Res. 2016 Feb; 200(2):631-6. . 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 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

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

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

Progressive Abdominal Pain Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy JAMA Surg. 2016 09 01; 151(9):871-2. . 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

Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):927-31. . View in PubMed

Association of postoperative hyperglycemia with outcomes among patients with complex ventral hernia repair JAMA Surg. 2015 May; 150(5):433-40. . View in PubMed

Emphysematous gastritis and gastric emphysema: similar radiographic findings, distinct clinical entities World J Surg. 2015 Apr; 39(4):1008-17. . View in PubMed

Prothrombin complex concentrate in trauma patients Am J Surg. 2015 Feb; 209(2):413-7. . View in PubMed

Consultation for 'dead gut': who needs an emergent exploratory laparotomy? Am Surg. 2014 Jun; 80(6):624-7.. View in PubMed

Positive and negative volume-outcome relationships in the geriatric trauma population JAMA Surg. 2014 Apr; 149(4):319-26. . View in PubMed

Comparison between laparotomy first versus angiographic embolization first in patients with pelvic fracture and hemoperitoneum: a nationwide observational study from the Japan Trauma Data Bank Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2013 Dec 03; 21:82. . View in PubMed

The impact of intensivists' base specialty of training on care process and outcomes of critically ill trauma patients J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):577-81. . View in PubMed

Variation in the management of adolescent patients with blunt abdominal solid organ injury between adult versus pediatric trauma centers: an analysis of a statewide trauma database J Surg Res. 2013 Aug; 183(2):808-13. . View in PubMed

Blunt hollow viscus and mesenteric injury: still underrecognized World J Surg. 2013 Apr; 37(4):759-65. . View in PubMed

Injured adolescents, not just large children: difference in care and outcome between adult and pediatric trauma centers Am Surg. 2013 Mar; 79(3):267-73. . View in PubMed

Operative management of recurrent choledocholithiasis J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Dec; 16(12):2312-7. . View in PubMed

Glucose variability negatively impacts long-term functional outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury J Crit Care. 2012 Apr; 27(2):125-31. . View in PubMed

Academic time at a level 1 trauma center: no resident, no problem? J Surg Educ. 2012 Mar-Apr; 69(2):138-42.. View in PubMed

Beyond focused assessment with sonography for trauma: ultrasound creep in the trauma resuscitation area and beyond Curr Opin Crit Care. 2011 Dec; 17(6):606-12. . View in PubMed

Colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome) evolving into cecal bascule J Trauma. 2011 Oct; 71(4):1082-4. . View in PubMed

Single dose of alemtuzumab induction with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in pancreas transplantation Transplantation. 2011 Sep 27; 92(6):678-85. . View in PubMed

Ultrasound in the surgical intensive care unit Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Sep; 13(9):566-70. . View in PubMed

Peripherally inserted central catheters may lower the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections in patients in surgical intensive care units Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Aug; 12(4):279-82. . View in PubMed

Focused bedside echocardiography in the surgical intensive care unit: comparison of 3 methods to estimate cardiac index J Intensive Care Med. 2011 Jul-Aug; 26(4):255-60. . View in PubMed

Detection of central venous catheter insertion-related complication using bedside ultrasound: the CVC sono J Trauma. 2011 Jun; 70(6):1561-3. . View in PubMed

Angiographic embolization of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: predictors of clinical failure J Trauma. 2011 May; 70(5):1208-12. . View in PubMed

An acute care surgery model provides safe and timely care for both trauma and emergency general surgery patients J Surg Res. 2011 Apr; 166(2):e143-7. . View in PubMed

Posttraumatic contrast-induced acute kidney injury: minimal consequences or significant threat? J Trauma. 2011 Feb; 70(2):415-9; discussion 419-20.. View in PubMed

Parenteral nutrition: a clear and present danger unabated by tight glucose control Am J Surg. 2010 Sep; 200(3):386-90. . View in PubMed

Bedside ultrasound can safely eliminate the need for chest radiographs after central venous catheter placement: CVC sono in the surgical ICU (SICU) J Surg Res. 2010 Sep; 163(1):155-61. . View in PubMed

Traumatic adrenal gland hematoma: FAST is an effective tool to screen J Trauma. 2009 Sep; 67(3):676. . View in PubMed

Endovascular treatment for a spontaneous rupture of the posterior tibial artery in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Type IV: report of a case Surg Today. 2009; 39(6):523-6. . View in PubMed

The efficacy of serial computed tomography (CT) for blunt splenic injury J Trauma. 2008 Dec; 65(6):1570-1. . View in PubMed

Cervical spinal cord injury without bony injury: a multicenter retrospective study of emergency and critical care centers in Japan J Trauma. 2008 Aug; 65(2):373-9. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of diagnostic paracentesis and ascites analysis for suspected strangulation obstruction J Gastrointest Surg. 2007 Mar; 11(3):240-6. . View in PubMed

Transsacral approach to resect a gastrointestinal stromal tumor in the rectum: report of two cases Surg Today. 2007; 37(8):698-701. . View in PubMed

Ultrasonography in surgical residency J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Oct; 203(4):583. . View in PubMed

Transverse colon volvulus and associated Chilaiditi's syndrome Am J Surg. 2006 Aug; 192(2):203-4. . View in PubMed

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