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Review of Existing Scoring Systems for Massive Blood Transfusion in Trauma Patients: Where Do We Stand?

Shock 2019 Sep;52(3):288-299

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000001359DOI Listing
September 2019

Passive drainage to gravity and closed-suction drainage following pancreatoduodenectomy lead to similar grade B and C postoperative pancreatic fistula rates. A meta-analysis.

Int J Surg 2019 Jul 9;67:24-31. Epub 2019 May 9.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2019.05.001DOI Listing
July 2019

A Lethal Cardiac Injury Inflicted by a Nonlethal Weapon.

J Emerg Trauma Shock 2019 Jan-Mar;12(1):72-73

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/JETS.JETS_111_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6496985PMC
May 2019

Telemedicine for Neurotrauma Prevents Unnecessary Transfers: An Update from a Nationwide Program in Albania and Analysis of 590 Patients.

World Neurosurg 2019 Apr 25. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program of Albania, Tirana, Albania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.04.150DOI Listing
April 2019

Increases Access to Care through Telemedicine in Albania: An Analysis of 2,724 Patients.

Telemed J E Health 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

2 International Virtual e-Hospital Foundation, Hope, Idaho.

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/tmj.2018.0338
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2018.0338DOI Listing
March 2019

Barium Appendicitis: An Unusual Complication of Barium Enema.

Am Surg 2019 Mar;85(3):e160-e161

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March 2019

Traumatic brain injury in patients screened for blood alcohol concentration based on the mechanism of injury.

Brain Inj 2019 5;33(4):419-426. Epub 2019 Jan 5.

f Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery , Hamad General Hospital , Doha , Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2018.1553065DOI Listing
January 2019

Predictive value of positive high-sensitivity troponin T in intubated traumatic brain injury patients.

J Neurosurg 2018 Dec;129(6):1541-1549

6Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.7.JNS17675DOI Listing
December 2018

Improving survival after an emergency resuscitative thoracotomy: a 5-year review of the Trauma Quality Improvement Program.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2018 9;3(1):e000201. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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http://tsaco.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/tsaco-2018-000201
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2018-000201DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6203136PMC
October 2018

The defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship-results from an international cross-sectional survey.

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Francesco M Labricciosa Pamela Barbadoro Leonardo Pagani Luca Ansaloni Adrian J Brink Jean Carlet Ashish Khanna Alain Chichom-Mefire Federico Coccolini Salomone Di Saverio Addison K May Pierluigi Viale Richard R Watkins Luigia Scudeller Lilian M Abbo Fikri M Abu-Zidan Abdulrashid K Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Halil Alis Carlos Alves André R Araujo da Silva Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Philip S Barie Marcelo A Beltrán Aneel Bhangu Belefquih Bouchra Stephen M Brecher Miguel A Caínzos Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Marco Catani Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Osvaldo Chiara Elif Colak Oliver A Cornely Yunfeng Cui Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Jan J De Waele Sameer Dhingra Francesco Di Marzo Agron Dogjani Gereltuya Dorj Laurent Dortet Therese M Duane Mutasim M Elmangory Mushira A Enani Paula Ferrada J Esteban Foianini Mahir Gachabayov Chinmay Gandhi Wagih Mommtaz Ghnnam Helen Giamarellou Georgios Gkiokas Harumi Gomi Tatjana Goranovic Ewen A Griffiths Rosio I Guerra Gronerth Julio C Haidamus Monteiro Timothy C Hardcastle Andreas Hecker Adrien M Hodonou Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Katia A Iskandar Hossein S Kafil Souha S Kanj Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar R Karamarkovic Jakub Kenig Ivan Kerschaever Faryal Khamis Vladimir Khokha Ronald Kiguba Hong B Kim Wen-Chien Ko Kaoru Koike Iryna Kozlovska Anand Kumar Leonel Lagunes Rifat Latifi Jae G Lee Young R Lee Ari Leppäniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Warren Lowman Gustavo M Machain Marc Maegele Piotr Major Sydney Malama Ramiro Manzano-Nunez Athanasios Marinis Isidro Martinez Casas Sanjay Marwah Emilio Maseda Michael E McFarlane Ziad Memish Dominik Mertz Cristian Mesina Shyam K Mishra Ernest E Moore Akutu Munyika Eleftherios Mylonakis Lena Napolitano Ionut Negoi Milica D Nestorovic David P Nicolau Abdelkarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez José-Artur Paiva Narayan D Pant Jose G Parreira Michal Pędziwiatr Bruno M Pereira Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon Garyphallia Poulakou Jacobus Preller Céline Pulcini Guntars Pupelis Martha Quiodettis Timothy M Rawson Tarcisio Reis Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Jason Roberts Nuno Rocha Pereira Jesús Rodríguez-Baño Boris Sakakushev James Sanders Natalia Santos Norio Sato Robert G Sawyer Sandro Scarpelini Loredana Scoccia Nusrat Shafiq Vishalkumar Shelat Costi D Sifri Boonying Siribumrungwong Kjetil Søreide Rodolfo Soto Hamilton P de Souza Peep Talving Ngo Tat Trung Jeffrey M Tessier Mario Tumbarello Jan Ulrych Selman Uranues Harry Van Goor Andras Vereczkei Florian Wagenlehner Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Agnes Wechsler-Fördös Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Brian Zuckerbraun Wietse P Zuidema Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2017 1;12:34. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of General Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-017-0145-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540347PMC
September 2018

Splenic trauma: WSES classification and guidelines for adult and pediatric patients.

World J Emerg Surg 2017 18;12:40. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, P.zza OMS 1, 24128 Bergamo, Italy.

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http://wjes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13017-017-01
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-017-0151-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5562999PMC
September 2018

Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 25;13. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Emergency Surgery, Parma Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0165-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5784683PMC
September 2018

The open abdomen in trauma and non-trauma patients: WSES guidelines.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 2;13. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Parma Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0167-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5797335PMC
September 2018

The clinical utility of shock index to predict the need for blood transfusion and outcomes in trauma.

J Surg Res 2018 07 12;227:52-59. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center Health Network, Valhalla, New York; New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.02.013DOI Listing
July 2018

Correction to: Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis.

J Orthop Surg Res 2018 Jul 24;13(1):182. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0884-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6058367PMC
July 2018

Brain-Heart Interactions in Traumatic Brain Injury.

Cardiol Rev 2017 Nov/Dec;25(6):279-288

From the *Department of Surgery, Clinical Research, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY; †Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar; ‡Department of Medicine, New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY; §Department of Surgery, New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY; and ¶Department of Surgery, Trauma & Vascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0000000000000167DOI Listing
June 2018

Efficacy of prehospital administration of tranexamic acid in trauma patients: A meta-analysis of the randomized controlled trials.

Am J Emerg Med 2018 Jun 16;36(6):1079-1087. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

Department of Surgery, Trauma & Vascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S07356757183022
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2018.03.033DOI Listing
June 2018

Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis.

J Orthop Surg Res 2018 Jun 28;13(1):160. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA.

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https://josr-online.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s1301
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0856-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6022515PMC
June 2018

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Dieter G Weber Etienne Ruppé Matteo Bassetti Brian J Wright Luca Ansaloni Fausto Catena Federico Coccolini Fikri M Abu-Zidan Raul Coimbra Ernest E Moore Frederick A Moore Ronald V Maier Jan J De Waele Andrew W Kirkpatrick Ewen A Griffiths Christian Eckmann Adrian J Brink John E Mazuski Addison K May Rob G Sawyer Dominik Mertz Philippe Montravers Anand Kumar Jason A Roberts Jean-Louis Vincent Richard R Watkins Warren Lowman Brad Spellberg Iain J Abbott Abdulrashid Kayode Adesunkanmi Sara Al-Dahir Majdi N Al-Hasan Ferdinando Agresta Asma A Althani Shamshul Ansari Rashid Ansumana Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Zsolt J Balogh Oussama Baraket Aneel Bhangu Marcelo A Beltrán Michael Bernhard Walter L Biffl Marja A Boermeester Stephen M Brecher Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Otmar R Buyne Miguel A Cainzos Kelly A Cairns Adrian Camacho-Ortiz Sujith J Chandy Asri Che Jusoh Alain Chichom-Mefire Caroline Colijn Francesco Corcione Yunfeng Cui Daniel Curcio Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Belinda De Simone Sameer Dhingra José J Diaz Isidoro Di Carlo Angel Dillip Salomone Di Saverio Michael P Doyle Gereltuya Dorj Agron Dogjani Hervé Dupont Soumitra R Eachempati Mushira Abdulaziz Enani Valery N Egiev Mutasim M Elmangory Paula Ferrada Joseph R Fitchett Gustavo P Fraga Nathalie Guessennd Helen Giamarellou Wagih Ghnnam George Gkiokas Staphanie R Goldberg Carlos Augusto Gomes Harumi Gomi Manuel Guzmán-Blanco Mainul Haque Sonja Hansen Andreas Hecker Wolfgang R Heizmann Torsten Herzog Adrien Montcho Hodonou Suk-Kyung Hong Reinhold Kafka-Ritsch Lewis J Kaplan Garima Kapoor Aleksandar Karamarkovic Martin G Kees Jakub Kenig Ronald Kiguba Peter K Kim Yoram Kluger Vladimir Khokha Kaoru Koike Kenneth Y Y Kok Victory Kong Matthew C Knox Kenji Inaba Arda Isik Katia Iskandar Rao R Ivatury Maurizio Labbate Francesco M Labricciosa Pierre-François Laterre Rifat Latifi Jae Gil Lee Young Ran Lee Marc Leone Ari Leppaniemi Yousheng Li Stephen Y Liang Tonny Loho Marc Maegele Sydney Malama Hany E Marei Ignacio Martin-Loeches Sanjay Marwah Amos Massele Michael McFarlane Renato Bessa Melo Ionut Negoi David P Nicolau Carl Erik Nord Richard Ofori-Asenso AbdelKarim H Omari Carlos A Ordonez Mouaqit Ouadii Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior Diego Piazza Guntars Pupelis Timothy Miles Rawson Miran Rems Sandro Rizoli Claudio Rocha Boris Sakakushev Miguel Sanchez-Garcia Norio Sato Helmut A Segovia Lohse Gabriele Sganga Boonying Siribumrungwong Vishal G Shelat Kjetil Soreide Rodolfo Soto Peep Talving Jonathan V Tilsed Jean-Francois Timsit Gabriel Trueba Ngo Tat Trung Jan Ulrych Harry van Goor Andras Vereczkei Ravinder S Vohra Imtiaz Wani Waldemar Uhl Yonghong Xiao Kuo-Ching Yuan Sanoop K Zachariah Jean-Ralph Zahar Tanya L Zakrison Antonio Corcione Rita M Melotti Claudio Viscoli Perluigi Viale

World J Emerg Surg 2016 15;11:33. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant' Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-016-0089-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946132PMC
May 2018

Predictors and Time-Based Hospital Mortality in Patients with Isolated and Polytrauma Brain Injuries.

World J Surg 2018 05;42(5):1346-1357

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00268-017-4310-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4310-2DOI Listing
May 2018

The roles of early surgery and comorbid conditions on outcomes of severe necrotizing soft-tissue infections.

Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2018 May 22. Epub 2018 May 22.

Clinical Research, Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital (HGH), Doha, Qatar.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00068-018-0958-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00068-018-0958-zDOI Listing
May 2018

Telemedicine for Neurotrauma in Albania: Initial Results from Case Series of 146 Patients.

World Neurosurg 2018 Apr 2;112:e747-e753. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.146DOI Listing
April 2018

Big for small: Validating brain injury guidelines in pediatric traumatic brain injury.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 12;83(6):1200-1204

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, (A.A., F.S.J., P.R., T.O'K., A.T., G.V., N.K., R.L., B.J.), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001611DOI Listing
December 2017

Obesity and trauma mortality: Sizing up the risks in motor vehicle crashes.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2017 Jan - Feb;11(1):72-78. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2016.03.003DOI Listing
November 2017

Single Versus Multiple Solid Organ Injuries Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma.

World J Surg 2017 11;41(11):2689-2696

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, HGH, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4087-3DOI Listing
November 2017

Incidence, Demographics, and Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury in The Middle East: A Systematic Review.

World Neurosurg 2017 Nov 21;107:6-21. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.07.070DOI Listing
November 2017

American College of Surgeons Level I trauma centers outcomes do not correlate with patients' perception of hospital experience.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 04;82(4):722-727

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns (B.J., A.A.T.O'K., K.I., N.K., A.T., G.V., R.F., R.L., P.R.), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001385DOI Listing
April 2017

Bicycle helmets work when it matters the most.

Am J Surg 2017 Feb 28;213(2):413-417. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.05.021DOI Listing
February 2017

Early high ratio platelet transfusion in trauma resuscitation and its outcomes.

Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 2016 Oct-Dec;6(4):188-193

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad Trauma Center, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2229-5151.195448DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5225762PMC
February 2017

Research in Emergency and Critical Care Settings: Debates, Obstacles and Solutions.

Sci Eng Ethics 2016 12 24;22(6):1605-1626. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11948-015-9730-5DOI Listing
December 2016

Access to Specialized Care Through Telemedicine in Limited-Resource Country: Initial 1,065 Teleconsultations in Albania.

Telemed J E Health 2016 12 24;22(12):1024-1031. Epub 2016 May 24.

3 International Virtual e-Hospital Foundation and Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program of Albania , Tirana, Albania .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2016.0050DOI Listing
December 2016

The impact of frailty on failure-to-rescue in geriatric trauma patients: A prospective study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 12;81(6):1150-1155

From the Department of Surgery (B.J., A.H., T.O.J., T.O.K., A.A., L.G., N.K., R.L., P.R.), Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; and Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery (H.P.), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001250DOI Listing
December 2016

Assessing the Efficacy of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Multiply Injured Patients With High-Energy Pelvic and Extremity Fractures.

J Orthop Trauma 2016 Dec;30(12):653-658

Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000000665DOI Listing
December 2016

Identifying potential utility of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: An autopsy study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Nov;81(5 Suppl 2 Proceedings of the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium):S128-S132

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001104DOI Listing
November 2016

Stress among surgical attending physicians and trainees: A quantitative assessment during trauma activation and emergency surgeries.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 10;81(4):723-8

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001162DOI Listing
October 2016

Early feeds not force feeds: Enteral nutrition in traumatic brain injury.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 09;81(3):520-4

From the Division of Trauma, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001089DOI Listing
September 2016

The impact of patient protection and Affordable Care Act on trauma care: A step in the right direction.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 09;81(3):427-34

From the Division of Trauma, and Acute Care Surgery; Department of Surgery (B.J., A.A.H., A.A., N.K., A.T., TO'K., R.L., D.J.G., R.S.F., P.R.), University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001082DOI Listing
September 2016

Identifying the broken heart: predictors of mortality and morbidity in suspected blunt cardiac injury.

Am J Surg 2016 Jun 7;211(6):982-8. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.10.027DOI Listing
June 2016

Antibiotics for appendicitis! Not so fast.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 06;80(6):923-32

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001030DOI Listing
June 2016

Practical Approaches to Definitive Reconstruction of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects.

Authors:
Rifat Latifi

World J Surg 2016 Apr;40(4):836-48

University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-015-3294-zDOI Listing
April 2016

Base deficit and serum lactate concentration in patients with post traumatic convulsion.

Asian J Neurosurg 2016 Apr-Jun;11(2):146-50

Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1793-5482.145117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4802936PMC
April 2016

A second look at the utility of serial routine repeat computed tomographic scans in patients with traumatic brain injury.

Am J Surg 2015 Dec 18;210(6):1088-93; discussion 1093-4. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, 501 North Campbell Avenue, Room 5411, PO Box 245063, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.07.004DOI Listing
December 2015

Nutritional controversies in critical care: revisiting enteral glutamine during critical illness and injury.

Curr Opin Crit Care 2015 Dec;21(6):527-30

aDivision of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA bSection for Surgical Research, Clinical Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCC.0000000000000260DOI Listing
December 2015

Hips don't lie: Waist-to-hip ratio in trauma patients.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015 Dec;79(6):1055-61

From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000000876DOI Listing
December 2015

Tramadol in traumatic brain injury: Should we continue to use it?

J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2015 Jul-Sep;31(3):344-8

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital (HGH), Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-9185.161670DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4541181PMC
September 2015

Trauma resuscitation requiring massive transfusion: a descriptive analysis of the role of ratio and time.

World J Emerg Surg 2015 14;10:36. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad Trauma Center, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-015-0028-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536606PMC
August 2015

The implications of the relative risk for road mortality on road safety programmes in Qatar.

Inj Prev 2015 Apr 28;21(e1):e105-8. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Trauma Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2013-040939DOI Listing
April 2015

Clinical presentation and outcome of mesenteric vein thrombosis: a single-center experience.

Angiology 2015 Mar 21;66(3):249-56. Epub 2014 Apr 21.

Department of Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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March 2015

Surgical decision-making process: more questions than answers.

Authors:
Rifat Latifi

Scand J Surg 2013 ;102(3):139-40

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January 2015

Selective vascular isolation of the liver as part of initial damage control for grade 5 liver injuries: Shouldn't we use it more frequently?

Int J Surg Case Rep 2015 18;6C:292-5. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Hamad Medical Corporation, Transplant Section, Doha, Qatar.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334949PMC
January 2015

Rollover car crashes with ejection: a deadly combination--an analysis of 719 patients.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 16;2014:250540. Epub 2014 Feb 16.

Trauma Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar.

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December 2014

Workplace-related traumatic injuries: insights from a rapidly developing Middle Eastern country.

J Environ Public Health 2014 5;2014:430832. Epub 2014 Mar 5.

Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, P.O. Box 245005, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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November 2014

Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage due to motor vehicle crash versus fall from height: a 4-year epidemiologic study.

World Neurosurg 2014 Nov 17;82(5):e639-44. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar; Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

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November 2014

Cabo Verde telemedicine program: initial results of nationwide implementation.

Telemed J E Health 2014 Nov 1;20(11):1027-34. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

1 Department of Surgery, University of Arizona , Tucson, Arizona.

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November 2014

Time-based trauma-related mortality patterns in a newly created trauma system.

World J Surg 2014 Nov;38(11):2804-12

Section of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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November 2014

Utility of bispectral index in the management of multiple trauma patients.

Surg Neurol Int 2014 26;5:141. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4192905PMC
October 2014

Compartmental anatomical classification of traumatic abdominal injuries from the academic point of view and its potential clinical implication.

J Trauma Manag Outcomes 2014 15;8:14. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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October 2014

Traumatic injury among females: does gender matter?

J Trauma Manag Outcomes 2014 28;8. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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August 2014

Recreational-related head injuries in Qatar.

Brain Inj 2013 7;27(12):1450-3. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital , Doha , Qatar .

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June 2014

Telemedicine for disaster management: can it transform chaos into an organized, structured care from the distance?

Am J Disaster Med 2014 ;9(1):25-37

Research Assistant, Surgery Consultant International, PLLC, Tucson, Arizona.

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June 2014

Blunt traumatic injury in the Arab Middle Eastern populations.

J Emerg Trauma Shock 2014 Apr;7(2):88-96

Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

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April 2014

Intra-abdominal hypertension in the current era of modern trauma resuscitation.

ANZ J Surg 2014 Mar 9;84(3):166-71. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Section of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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March 2014

Concurrent rib and pelvic fractures as an indicator of solid abdominal organ injury.

Int J Surg 2013 17;11(6):483-6. Epub 2013 Apr 17.

Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar.

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March 2014

Prehospital intubation in patients with isolated severe traumatic brain injury: a 4-year observational study.

Crit Care Res Pract 2014 16;2014:135986. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital (HGH), P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar ; Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical School, P.O. Box 24144, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, P.O. Box 245005, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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February 2014

Blunt traumatic esophageal injury: Unusual presentation and approach.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2014 14;5(1):16-8. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Section of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, USA.

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January 2014

Adherence of surgeons to antimicrobial prophylaxis guidelines in a tertiary general hospital in a rapidly developing country.

Adv Pharmacol Sci 2013 23;2013:842593. Epub 2013 Dec 23.

Section of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital (HGH), P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, P.O. Box 245005, Tucson, AZ, USA.

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January 2014

Delayed presentation of intussusception with perforation after splenectomy in patient with blunt abdominal trauma.

Case Rep Surg 2013 17;2013:510701. Epub 2013 Dec 17.

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar ; Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical School, P.O. Box 24144, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, AZ 245005, USA.

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January 2014

Preoperative telemedicine evaluation of surgical mission patients: should we use it routinely?

Bull Am Coll Surg 2014 Jan;99(1):17-23

St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese, IL, USA.

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January 2014

Prehospital versus Emergency Room Intubation of Trauma Patients in Qatar: A-2-year Observational Study.

N Am J Med Sci 2014 Jan;6(1):12-8

Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar ; Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar ; Department of Surgery, Arizona University, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

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January 2014

Dilemma of blunt bowel injury: what are the factors affecting early diagnosis and outcomes.

Am Surg 2013 Sep;79(9):922-7

Section of Trauma, Trauma Surgery Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

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September 2013

Laparoscopic-assisted minithoracotomy for repair of diaphragmatic penetrating trauma.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2013 Aug;23(4):406-9

Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85749, USA.

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August 2013

Left internal mammary artery injury requiring resuscitative thoracotomy: a case presentation and review of the literature.

Case Rep Surg 2012 4;2012:459841. Epub 2012 Dec 4.

Section of Trauma, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital (HGH), Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar.

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January 2013

Delayed presentation of traumatic intraperitoneal rupture of urinary bladder.

Case Rep Urol 2012 5;2012:430746. Epub 2012 Dec 5.

Trauma Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar.

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December 2012