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Resuscitative Thoracotomy: New EAST Practice Management Guidelines 2015

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Resuscitative Thoracotomy: New EAST Practice Management Guidelines 2015
AAST Webinar, May 11, 2016

Presented by:
Dr. Mark J. Seamon, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Moderated by:
Dr. Randeep Jawa, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York​

Referenced in presentation:

Coagulation function of stored whole blood is preserved for 14 days in austere conditions: A ROTEM feasibility study during a Norwegian antipiracy mission and comparison to equal ratio reconstituted blood.
Strandenes G, Austlid I, Apelseth TO, Hervig TA, Sommerfelt-Pettersen J, Herzig MC, Cap AP, Pidcoke HF, Kristoffersen EK.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun;78(6 Suppl 1):S31-8.

Emergency department thoracotomy: Still useful after abdominal exsanguination?
Seamon MJ, Pathak AS, Bradley KM, Fisher CA, Gaughan JA, Kulp H, Pieri PG, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ.
J Trauma. 2008 Jan;64(1):1-7; discussion 7-8.

Further reading:

Life after near death: long-term outcomes of emergency department thoracotomy survivors.
Keller D, Kulp H, Maher Z, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May; 74(5): 1315–1320.
Resuscitative thoracotomy following wartime injury.
Morrison JJ, Poon H, Rasmussen TE, Khan MA, Midwinter MJ, Blackbourne LH, Garner JP.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar; 74(3): 825–829.
Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: resuscitative thoracotomy.
Burlew CC, Moore EE, Moore FA, Coimbra R, McIntyre RC Jr, Davis JW, Sperry J, Biffl WL.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec;73(6):1359-63.
Critical analysis of two decades of experience with postinjury emergency department  thoracotomy in a regional trauma center.
Branney SW, Moore EE, Feldhaus KM, Wolfe RE.
J Trauma. 1998; 45: 87–94.
Emergency room resuscitative thoracotomy: when is it indicated?
Boyd M, Vanek VW, Bourguet CC.
J Trauma. 1992 Nov; 33(5): 714–721.
Reappraisal of emergency room thoracotomy in a changing environment.
Esposito TJ, Jurkovich GJ, Rice CL, Maier RV, Copass MK, Ashbaugh DG.
J Trauma. 1991 July; 31: 881–885.
Rationale for selective application of emergency department thoracotomy in trauma.
Cogbill TH, Moore EE, Millikan JS, Cleveland HC.
J Trauma. 1983; 23: 453–460.
The role of emergency thoracotomy in blunt trauma.
Bodai BI, Smith JP, Blaisdell FW.
J Trauma. 1982; 22: 487–491.
The role of emergency room thoracotomy in trauma.
Baker CC, Thomas AN, Trunkey DD.
J Trauma. 1980 Oct;20(10):848-55.