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Failure of nonoperative management of pediatric blunt liver and spleen injuries: a prospective ATOMAC study.

Linnaus, Maria E; Langlais, Crystal S; Garcia, Nilda M; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: January 17, 2017

Valproic acid mitigates the inflammatory response and prevents acute respiratory distress syndrome in a murine model of Escherichia coli pneumonia at the expense of bacterial...

Kasotakis, George; Galvan, Manuel; King, Elizabeth; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: January 18, 2017

To nearly come full circle: Nonoperative management of high-grade IV-V blunt splenic trauma is safe utilizing a protocol with routine angioembolization.

Bhullar, Indermeet S.; Tepas, Joseph J. III; Siragusa, Daniel; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: January 18, 2017

Is your graduating general surgery resident qualified to take trauma call? A 15-year appraisal of the changes in general surgery education for trauma.

Strumwasser, Aaron; Grabo, Daniel; Inaba, Kenji; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 31, 2016

Management of anticoagulation with rivaroxaban in trauma and acute care surgery: Complications and reversal strategies as compared to warfarin therapy.

Myers, Sara P.; Dadashzadeh, Esmaeel R.; Cheung, Jessica; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 31, 2016

Early pancreatic dysfunction after resection in trauma: An 18-year report from a Level I trauma center.

Mansfield, Nicole; Inaba, Kenji; Berg, Regan; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

Redefining the association between old age and poor outcomes after trauma: The impact of Frailty Syndrome.

Joseph, Bellal; Jokar, Tahereh Orouji; Hassan, Ahmed; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

Damage control laparotomy utilization rates are highly variable among Level I trauma centers: PROPPR findings.

Watson, Justin J.; Nielsen, Jamison; Hart, Kyle; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

The occurrence of single and multiple organ dysfunction in pediatric electrical vs. other thermal burns.

Hundeshagen, Gabriel; Wurzer, Paul; Forbes, Abigail; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

Pneumatosis Intestinalis Predictive Evaluation Study (PIPES): A Multicenter epidemiologic study of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Ferrada, Paula; Callcut, Rachael; Bauza, Graciela; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

Neuro-, Trauma -, or Med/Surg-ICU: Does it matter where polytrauma patients with TBI are admitted? Secondary analysis of AAST-MITC decompressive craniectomy study.

Lombardo, Sarah; Scalea, Thomas; Sperry, Jason; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Stapled versus handsewn: A prospective emergency surgery study (SHAPES). An American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multi-institutional study.

Bruns, Brandon R.; Morris, David S.; Zielinski, Martin; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Traumatic colon injury in damage control laparotomy - A multicenter trial: Is it safe to do a delayed anastomosis?.

Tatebe, Leah; Jennings, Andrew; Tatebe, Ken; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Ultrasound assessment of volume responsiveness in critically ill surgical patients: Two measurements are better than one.

Murthi, Sarah B.; Fatima, Syeda; Menne, Ashely R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Improved outcomes following implementation of an acute gastrointestinal bleeding multidisciplinary protocol.

Loftus, Tyler J.; Go, Kristina L.; Hughes, Steven J.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: October 25, 2016

Pre-peritoneal balloon tamponade for lethal closed retroperitoneal hemorrhage in a swine model: A comparable and minimally invasive alternative to open pre-peritoneal packing.

Sokol, Kyle K.; Black, George E.; Willey, Sandra B.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: September 21, 2016

A model of recurrent concussion that leads to long-term motor deficits, CTE-like tauopathy and exacerbation of an ALS phenotype.

Thomsen, Gretchen M.; Ma, Annie; Ko, Ara; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: September 16, 2016

Glutamine metabolism drives succinate accumulation in plasma and the lung during hemorrhagic shock.

Slaughter, Anne L.; D’Alessandro, Angelo; Moore, Ernest E.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: September 16, 2016

A single-center retrospective review of post-operative infectious complications in the surgical management of mandibular fractures: Post-operative antibiotics add no benefit.

Domingo, Fernando; Dale, Elizabeth; Gao, Cuilan; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 18, 2016

The importance of empiric antibiotic dosing in critically ill trauma patients: Are we under-dosing based on augmented renal clearance and inaccurate renal clearance estimates?.

Barletta, Jeffrey F.; Mangram, Alicia J; Byrne, Marilyn; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 16, 2016

Unfractionated heparin after TBI reduces in vivo cerebrovascular inflammation, brain edema and accelerates cognitive recovery.

Nagata, Katsuhiro; Kumasaka, Kenichiro; Browne, Kevin D.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 16, 2016

Anti-Xa Guided Enoxaparin Thromboprophylaxis Reduces Rate Of Deep Venous Thromboembolism In High-Risk Trauma Patients.

Singer, George A.; Riggi, Gina; Karcutskie, Charles A.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 3, 2016

Early resuscitation with lyophilized plasma provides equal neuroprotection compared to fresh frozen plasma in a large animal survival model of traumatic brain injury and...

Halaweish, Ihab; Bambakidis, Ted; Nikolian, Vahagn; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 2, 2016

Cervical Spinal Clearance: A Prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-Institutional Trial.

Inaba, Kenji; Byerly, Saskya; Bush, Lisa D.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: July 20, 2016

Low Baseline (Pre-Injury) Blood Pressure Predicts Inpatient Mortality in Elderly Trauma Patients: A Bi-Institutional Study.

Bohnen, Jordan D.; Chang, David C.; Ramly, Elie P.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: May 27, 2016


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The Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR) Supports the Call for a National Trauma Research Action Plan.

Coimbra, Raul; Kozar, Rosemary A.; Smith, Jason W.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016


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Damage control resuscitation in patients with severe traumatic hemorrhage: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Cannon, Jeremy W.; Khan, Mansoor A.; Raja, Ali S.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 29, 2016

Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Kasotakis, George; Hasenboehler, Erik A.; Streib, Erik W.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016

Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in pediatric trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Pediatric Trauma...

Mahajerin, Arash; Petty, John K; Hanson, Sheila J; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: December 23, 2016


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Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of adult blunt splenic trauma - 2016 updates.

Rowell, Susan E.; Biffl, Walter L.; Schreiber, Martin A.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: November 23, 2016

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of pelvic fracture with hemodynamic instability-2016 updates.

Tran, Thai Lan N.; Brasel, Karen J.; Karmy-Jones, Riyad; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: August 18, 2016


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