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Loop Ileostomy Vs. Total Colectomy As Surgical Treatment For Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Trial.

Ferrada, Paula; Callcut, Rachael; Zielinski, Martin D.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 20, 2017

CT evidence of fluid in the hernia sac predicts surgical site infection following mesh repair of acutely incarcerated ventral and groin hernias.

Loftus, Tyler J.; Go, Kristina L.; Jordan, Janeen R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 20, 2017

Routine Inclusion of Long-term Functional and Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) into Trauma Registries: The FORTE project.

Rios-Diaz, Arturo J.; Herrera-Escobar, Juan P.; Lilley, Elizabeth J.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 20, 2017

A comparison of prognosis calculators for geriatric trauma: A P.A.L.LI.A.T.E. consortium study.

Madni, Tarik D; Ekeh, Akpofure Peter; Brakenridge, Scott C; More

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

The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) Accurately Predicts the Occurrence of Postoperative Complications in Emergency Surgery Patients.

Nandan, Anirudh R.; Bohnen, Jordan D.; Sangji, Naveen F.; More

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

An adapted Clavien-Dindo scoring system in trauma as a clinically meaningful non-mortality endpoint.

Naumann, David N; Vincent, Laura E; Pearson, Nicola; More

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

Reassessing the cardiac box: A comprehensive evaluation of the relationship between thoracic gunshot wounds and cardiac injury.

Jhunjhunwala, Rashi; Mina, Michael J.; Roger, Elizabeth I.; More

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

The Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) - Does a dedicated intensive care unit for veno-venous extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (VV ECMO) improve survival to discharge?.

Menaker, Jay; Dolly, Katelyn; Rector, Raymond; More

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

Relative device stability of anterior vs. axillary needle decompression for tension pneumothorax during casualty movement: Preliminary analysis of a human cadaver model.

Leatherman, Matthew L.; Held, Jenny M.; Fluke, Laura M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 5, 2017

Multicenter Observational Prehospital Resuscitation on Helicopter Study (PROHS).

Holcomb, John B.; Swartz, Michael D.; DeSantis, Stacia M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 5, 2017

Head-camera video recordings of trauma core competency procedures can evaluate surgical resident's technical performance as well as co-located evaluators.

Mackenzie, Colin F; Pasley, Jason; Garofalo, Evan; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 4, 2017

Thrombin generation profiles as predictors of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after trauma: A prospective cohort study.

Park, Myung S.; Spears, Grant M.; Bailey, Kent R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 30, 2017

Small changes, big effects: The hemodynamics of partial and complete aortic occlusion to inform next generation resuscitation techniques and technologies.

Johnson, M. Austin; Davidson, Anders J.; Russo, Rachel M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 23, 2017

Characterization of distinct coagulopathic phenotypes in injury: Pathway-specific drivers and implications for individualized treatment.

Christie, S. Ariane; Kornblith, Lucy Z; Howard, Benjamin M; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 23, 2017

Pelvic fracture pattern predicts the need for hemorrhage control intervention -- results of a AAST multi-institutional study.

Costantini, Todd W.; Coimbra, Raul; Holcomb, John B.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 23, 2017

Potential contribution of mitochondrial (mt) DNA Damage Associated Molecular Patterns (DAMPs) in transfusion products to the development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome...

Simmons, Jon D.; Lee, Yann-leei L.; Pastukh, Viktor M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 15, 2017

Standardizing the initial resuscitation of the trauma patient with the Primary Assessment Completion Tool (PACT) using video review.

Wurster, Lee Ann; Thakkar, Rajan K.; Haley, Kathy J.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: February 28, 2017

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


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Multi-institutional, prospective, observational study comparing the gastrografin challenge versus standard treatment in adhesive small bowel obstruction.

Zielinski, Martin D.; Haddad, Nadeem N.; Choudhry, Asad J.; More

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


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Incremental balloon deflation following complete reboa results in steep inflection of flow and rapid reperfusion in a large animal model of hemorrhagic shock.

Davidson, Anders J.; Russo, Rachel M.; Ferencz, Sarah-Ashley E.; More

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


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The Damage Control Surgery in Austere Environments Research Group (DCSAERG): A dynamic program to facilitate real-time tele-mentoring/tele-diagnosis to address exsanguination in...

Kirkpatrick, Andrew W; McKee, Jessica; McBeth, Paul B.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: April 5, 2017

Remote damage control during the attacks on Paris: Lessons learned by the Paris Fire Brigade and evolutions in the rescue system.

LESAFFRE, Xavier; TOURTIER, Jean-Pierre; VIOLIN, Yann; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 20, 2017


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The association of non-accidental trauma with historical factors, exam findings and diagnostic testing during the initial trauma evaluation.

Escobar, Mauricio A Jr; Auerbach, Marc; Flynn-O’Brien, Katherine; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 23, 2017

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma & Society of Trauma Nurses Advanced Practitioner Position Paper: Optimizing the integration of advanced practitioners in trauma and...

Messing, Jonathan; Garces-King, Jasmine; Taylor, Dennis; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ., Post Acceptance: March 21, 2017


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