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June 2014 - Volume 76 - Issue 6
pp: 1341-1513

Delayed hemorrhagic complications in the nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma: Early screening leads to a decrease in failure rate

Leeper, W. Robert; Leeper, Terrence J.; Ouellette, David; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76(6):1349-1353, June 2014.

Induced hypothermia reduces the hepatic inflammatory response in a swine multiple trauma model

Fröhlich, Matthias; Hildebrand, Frank; Weuster, Matthias; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76(6):1425-1432, June 2014.

Evaluation of the performance of French physician-staffed emergency medical service in the triage of major trauma patients

Hamada, Sophie Rym; Gauss, Tobias; Duchateau, François-Xavier; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76(6):1476-1483, June 2014.

Timing and type of surgical treatment of Clostridium difficile–associated disease: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Ferrada, Paula; Velopulos, Catherine G.; Sultan, Shahnaz; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76(6):1484-1493, June 2014.

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Creator: Jo Fields
Duration: 14:05
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery June 2014, Volume 76, Issue 6;
Dr. Gene Moore and Dr. Angela Sauaia present highlights from the June 2014 issue of The Journal of Trauma.  Highlighted articles include: AAST master surgeon Dr. Rao Ivatury from the Virginia Commonwealth University with the lead article - overview of postinjury compartment syndromes; Dr. Evan Valle and colleagues from the University of Miami with their attempt to determine the impact of early tranexamic acid administration; Dr. Leeper and associates from the University of Western Ontario adding more evidence to support early screening and pre-emptive selective angioembolization for high-grade splenic injuries; Dr. Nikolay Bugaev and colleagues from Tufts Medical Center in Boston exploring influence of hepatic cirrhosis on the ability to manage splenic injuries nonoperatively; and last Dr. Jeffrey Keenan and associates from Duke University who employed the ACS National Surgical Quality Program to ascertain the impact of delayed operative intervention for small bowel obstruction.