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Below are specially selected 2020 AAST Podium Papers, some of the many papers presented at the Virtual AAST Annual Meeting: 

Plenary Session I, Paper 3: Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Plasma Resuscitation with Adjunctive Peritoneal Resuscitation Reduces Ischemia-Induced Intestinal Barrier Breakdown following Hemorrhagic Shock

Plenary Session V, Paper 28: Thursday, September 10, 2020, 12:15 PM - 12:35 PM
Prospective Study of Short-Term Quality-of-Life After Traumatic Rib Fractures

Plenary Session VII, Paper 38: Monday, September 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Regionalization of Trauma Care by Operative Experience: Does the Volume of Emergent Laparotomy Matter?

Plenary Session VIII, Paper 50: Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Modifiable Factors to Improve Work-Life Balance for Trauma Surgeons

Plenary Session IX, Paper 55: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Multicenter Validation of the AAST Grading Scale for Acute Cholecystitis


September 2020 - Volume 89 - Issue 3

  • Ernest E. Moore, MD
  • 2163-0755
  • 2163-0763
  • 12 issues / year
  • 12/36 in Critical Care Medicine; 39/210 in Surgery
  • 3.381

Published August 2020

Current Issue Highlights




Early outcomes with utilization of tissue plasminogen activator in COVID-19–associated respiratory distress: A series of five cases

Christie, D. Benjamin III; Nemec, Hannah M.; Scott, Anthony M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 89(3):448-452, September 2020.





The use of warm fresh whole blood transfusion in the austere setting: A civilian trauma experience

Katsura, Morihiro; Matsushima, Kazuhide; Kitamura, Ryoichi; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 89(3):e28-e33, September 2020.