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February 2016 - Volume 80 - Issue 2
pp: 187-358

A prospective, controlled clinical evaluation of surgical stabilization of severe rib fractures

Pieracci, Fredric M.; Lin, Yihan; Rodil, Maria; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(2):187-194, February 2016.

Multicenter external validation of the Geriatric Trauma Outcome Score: A study by the Prognostic Assessment of Life and Limitations After Trauma in the Elderly (PALLIATE) consortium

Cook, Allyson C.; Joseph, Bellal; Inaba, Kenji; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(2):204-209, February 2016.


Botulinum toxin A–induced paralysis of the lateral abdominal wall after damage-control laparotomy: A multi-institutional, prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study

Zielinski, Martin D.; Kuntz, Melissa; Zhang, Xiaoming; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(2):237-242, February 2016.


TIMP2•IGFBP7 biomarker panel accurately predicts acute kidney injury in high-risk surgical patients

Gunnerson, Kyle J.; Shaw, Andrew D.; Chawla, Lakhmir S.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(2):243-249, February 2016.










Creator: Jo Fields
Duration: 14:15
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery February 2016, Volume 80, Issue 2;

The lead article is an AAST presentation by Dr. Fred Pieracci and colleagues from Denver Health/University of Colorado who report a prospective, controlled clinical study of rib fracture stabilization. Another timely AAST presentation was by Dr. Jennifer Hubbard et al from Fresno Community/University of California who report a retrospective review of the use of endotracheal tubes with subglottic secretion drainage. Dr. Daisy Chou and associates from Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles analyze the impact of field intubation in patients with hemorrhagic shock. Finally, I would like to highlight the systematic review of REBOA in the management of hemorrhagic shock written by Dr. Jonathan Morrison from the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and colleagues from around the world.

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