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George Velmahos, M.D.

TitleJohn Francis Burke Professor of Surgery
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentSurgery
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Trauma, Emergency Services & Surgical Critical Care
165 Cambridge St., Suite 810
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/726-9591
Fax617/726-9121

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  1. Velmahos GC. Acute care surgery: from de novo to de facto. Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Feb; 94(1):xiii-xv.
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  2. van der Wilden GM, Chang Y, Cropano C, Subramanian M, Schipper IB, Yeh DD, King DR, de Moya MA, Fagenholz PJ, Velmahos GC. Fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis: Prospective development of a risk scoring system. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Feb; 76(2):424-30.
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  3. Sillesen M, Rasmussen LS, Jin G, Jepsen CH, Imam A, Hwabejire JO, Halaweish I, Demoya M, Velmahos G, Johansson PI, Alam HB. Assessment of coagulopathy, endothelial injury, and inflammation after traumatic brain injury and hemorrhage in a porcine model. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jan; 76(1):12-20.
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  4. Sartelli M, Coccolini F, van Ramshorst GH, Campanelli G, Mandalà V, Ansaloni L, Moore EE, Peitzman A, Velmahos G, Moore FA, Leppaniemi A, Burlew CC, Biffl W, Koike K, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Ordonez CA, Di Saverio S, Agresta F, Sakakushev B, Gerych I, Wani I, Kelly MD, Gomes CA, Faro MP, Taviloglu K, Demetrashvili Z, Lee JG, Vettoretto N, Guercioni G, Tranà C, Cui Y, Kok KY, Ghnnam WM, Abbas Ael-S, Sato N, Marwah S, Rangarajan M, Ben-Ishay O, Adesunkanmi AR, Segovia Lohse HA, Kenig J, Mandalà S, Patrizi A, Scibé R, Catena F. WSES guidelines for emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias. World J Emerg Surg. 2013; 8(1):50.
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  5. Imam AM, Jin G, Sillesen M, Duggan M, Jepsen CH, Hwabejire JO, Lu J, Liu B, Demoya MA, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Early treatment with lyophilized plasma protects the brain in a large animal model of combined traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Dec; 75(6):976-83.
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  6. Peev MP, Naraghi L, Chang Y, Demoya M, Fagenholz P, Yeh D, Velmahos G, King DR. Real-time sample entropy predicts life-saving interventions after the Boston Marathon bombing. J Crit Care. 2013 Dec; 28(6):1109.e1-4.
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  7. Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Galati M, Smerieri N, Biffl WL, Ansaloni L, Tugnoli G, Velmahos GC, Sartelli M, Bendinelli C, Fraga GP, Kelly MD, Moore FA, Mandalà V, Mandalà S, Masetti M, Jovine E, Pinna AD, Peitzman AB, Leppaniemi A, Sugarbaker PH, Goor HV, Moore EE, Jeekel J, Catena F. Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2013 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group. World J Emerg Surg. 2013; 8(1):42.
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  8. Mejaddam AY, Birkhan OA, Sideris AC, Van der Wilden GM, Imam AM, Hwabejire JO, Chang Y, Velmahos GC, Fagenholz PJ, Yeh DD, de Moya MA, King DR. Real-time heart rate entropy predicts the need for lifesaving interventions in trauma activation patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Oct; 75(4):607-12.
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  9. van der Wilden GM, Velmahos GC, Joseph DK, Jacobs L, Debusk MG, Adams CA, Gross R, Burkott B, Agarwal S, Maung AA, Johnson DC, Gates J, Kelly E, Michaud Y, Charash WE, Winchell RJ, Desjardins SE, Rosenblatt MS, Gupta S, Gaeta M, Chang Y, de Moya MA. Successful nonoperative management of the most severe blunt renal injuries: a multicenter study of the research consortium of new England centers for trauma. JAMA Surg. 2013 Oct 1; 148(10):924-31.
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  10. Hwabejire JO, Kaafarani HM, Imam AM, Solis CV, Verge J, Sullivan NM, Demoya MA, Alam HB, Velmahos GC. Excessively Long Hospital Stays After Trauma Are Not Related to the Severity of Illness: Let's Aim to the Right Target! JAMA Surg. 2013 Oct 1; 148(10):956-61.
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  11. Yeh DD, Hwabejire JO, Demoya MA, Alam HB, King DR, Velmahos GC. Sternal fracture-an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Surg Res. 2014 Jan; 186(1):39-43.
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  12. Mejaddam AY, Cropano CM, Kalva S, Walker TG, Imam AM, Velmahos GC, de Moya MA, King DR. Outcomes following "rescue" superselective angioembolization for gastrointestinal hemorrhage in hemodynamically unstable patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Sep; 75(3):398-403.
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  13. van der Wilden GM, Janjua S, Wedel SK, Agarwal S, Shapiro ML, Andersen ND, Odom SR, Gates JD, Frakes MA, Chang Y, Velmahos GC, Alam HB, King DR, De Moya MA. Multi-institutional Comparison of Helicopter Transfers Directly to the Operating Room versus the Pit Stop in the Emergency Department. Am Surg. 2013 Sep; 79(9):939-43.
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  14. Yeh DD, Imam AM, Truong SH, McLaughlin EL, Klein EN, Avery LL, Velmahos GC. Incidental findings in trauma patients: dedicated communication with the primary care physician ensures adequate follow-up. World J Surg. 2013 Sep; 37(9):2081-5.
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  15. Zhao T, Li Y, Liu B, Liu Z, Chong W, Duan X, Deperalta DK, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Novel pharmacologic treatment attenuates septic shock and improves long-term survival. Surgery. 2013 Aug; 154(2):206-13.
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  16. Lebl DR, Bono CM, Velmahos G, Metkar U, Nguyen J, Harris MB. Vertebral artery injury associated with blunt cervical spine trauma: a multivariate regression analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Jul 15; 38(16):1352-61.
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  17. Duggan M, Rago A, Sharma U, Zugates G, Freyman T, Busold R, Caulkins J, Pham Q, Chang Y, Mejaddam A, Beagle J, Velmahos G, Demoya M, Zukerberg L, Ng TF, King LD. Self-expanding polyurethane polymer improves survival in a model of noncompressible massive abdominal hemorrhage. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jun; 74(6):1462-7.
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  18. Kasotakis G, Sideris A, Yang Y, de Moya M, Alam H, King DR, Tompkins R, Velmahos G. Aggressive early crystalloid resuscitation adversely affects outcomes in adult blunt trauma patients: An analysis of the Glue Grant database. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May; 74(5):1215-22.
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  19. Sillesen M, Johansson PI, Rasmussen LS, Jin G, Jepsen CH, Imam AM, Hwabejire J, Lu J, Duggan M, Velmahos G, deMoya M, Alam HB. Platelet activation and dysfunction in a large-animal model of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhage. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May; 74(5):1252-9.
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  20. Liu Z, Li Y, Liu B, Deperalta DK, Zhao T, Chong W, Duan X, Zhou P, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Synergistic effects of hypertonic saline and valproic acid in a lethal rat two-hit model. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Apr; 74(4):991-7; discussion 997-8.
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  21. Kasotakis G, Duggan M, Li Y, O'Dowd D, Baldwin K, de Moya MA, King DR, Alam HB, Velmahos G. Optimal pressure of abdominal gas insufflation for bleeding control in a severe swine splenic injury model. J Surg Res. 2013 Oct; 184(2):931-6.
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  22. van der Wilden GM, Schmidt U, Chang Y, Bittner EA, Cobb JP, Velmahos GC, Alam HB, de Moya MA, King DR. Implementation of 24/7 intensivist presence in the SICU: Effect on processes of care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Feb; 74(2):563-7.
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  23. Velmahos GC. Direct and recurrent inguinal hernias are associated with ventral hernia repair: a database study. World J Surg. 2013 Feb; 37(2):312.
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  24. Sartelli M, Viale P, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Moore E, Malangoni M, Moore FA, Velmahos G, Coimbra R, Ivatury R, Peitzman A, Koike K, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Burlew CC, Balogh ZJ, Boffard K, Bendinelli C, Gupta S, Kluger Y, Agresta F, Di Saverio S, Wani I, Escalona A, Ordonez C, Fraga GP, Junior GA, Bala M, Cui Y, Marwah S, Sakakushev B, Kong V, Naidoo N, Ahmed A, Abbas A, Guercioni G, Vettoretto N, Díaz-Nieto R, Gerych I, Tranà C, Faro MP, Yuan KC, Kok KY, Mefire AC, Lee JG, Hong SK, Ghnnam W, Siribumrungwong B, Sato N, Murata K, Irahara T, Coccolini F, Lohse HA, Verni A, Shoko T. 2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections. World J Emerg Surg. 2013; 8(1):3.
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  25. Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Moore E, Malangoni M, Velmahos G, Coimbra R, Koike K, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Balogh Z, Bendinelli C, Gupta S, Kluger Y, Agresta F, di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Jovine E, Ordonez C, Gomes CA, Junior GA, Yuan KC, Bala M, Peev MP, Cui Y, Marwah S, Zachariah S, Sakakushev B, Kong V, Ahmed A, Abbas A, Gonsaga RA, Guercioni G, Vettoretto N, Poiasina E, Ben-Ishay O, Díaz-Nieto R, Massalou D, Skrovina M, Gerych I, Augustin G, Kenig J, Khokha V, Tranà C, Kok KY, Mefire AC, Lee JG, Hong SK, Lohse HA, Ghnnam W, Verni A, Lohsiriwat V, Siribumrungwong B, Tavares A, Baiocchi G, Das K, Jarry J, Zida M, Sato N, Murata K, Shoko T, Irahara T, Hamedelneel AO, Naidoo N, Adesunkanmi AR, Kobe Y, Attri A, Sharma R, Coccolini F, El Zalabany T, Khalifa KA, Sanjuan J, Barnabé R, Ishii W. Complicated intra-abdominal infections in a worldwide context: an observational prospective study (CIAOW Study). World J Emerg Surg. 2013; 8(1):1.
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  26. Mejaddam AY, van der Wilden GM, Chang Y, Cropano CM, Sideris AC, Hwabejire JO, Velmahos GC, Alam HB, de Moya MA, King DR. Development of a rugged handheld device for real-time analysis of heart rate: entropy in critically ill patients. J Spec Oper Med. 2013; 13(1):29-33.
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  27. Ndao S, Jensen KF, Velmahos G, King DR. Design and demonstration of a battery-less fluid warmer for combat. J Spec Oper Med. 2013; 13(3):31-5.
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  28. Van der Wilden G, Albers C, Haefeli P, Zimmerman H, Exadaktylos A, Levy P, Birkham O, Michailidou M, Sideris A, Velmahos G, Alam H, King D, Fagenholz P, Yeh D, de Moya MA. Using micropower impulse radar technology to screen for pneumothorax: An international bi-institutional study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1416-9.
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  29. Santry HP, Velmahos G. Interhospital transfers of acute care surgery patients: should care for nontraumatic surgical emergencies be regionalized? Reply. World J Surg. 2012 Dec; 36(12):2945.
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  30. Jin G, Duggan M, Imam A, Demoya MA, Sillesen M, Hwabejire J, Jepsen CH, Liu B, Mejaddam AY, Lu J, Smith WM, Velmahos GC, Socrate S, Alam HB. Pharmacologic resuscitation for hemorrhagic shock combined with traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1459-68.
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  31. Velmahos GC. Posttraumatic venous thromboembolism as a "never event": will computers help?. Arch Surg. 2012 Oct; 147(10):908.
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  32. Yeh DD, Hwabejire JO, Imam A, Mullen JT, Smink D, Velmahos G, Demoya M. A survey of study habits of general surgery residents. J Surg Educ. 2013 Jan; 70(1):15-23.
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  33. Yeh DD, Velmahos GC. Vital signs are unreliable. ANZ J Surg. 2012 Sep; 82(9):574-6.
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  34. Michailidou M, Velmahos GC, van der Wilden G, Alam HB, de Moya M, Chang Y. "Blush" on trauma computed tomography: not as bad as we think! J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Sep; 73(3):580-4; discussion 584-6.
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  35. Chong W, Li Y, Liu B, Zhao T, Fukudome EY, Liu Z, Smith WM, Velmahos GC, Demoya MA, Alam HB. Histone deacetylase inhibitor suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid attenuates Toll-like receptor 4 signaling in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated mouse macrophages. J Surg Res. 2012 Dec; 178(2):851-9.
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  36. Yeh DD, Velmahos GC. Prehospital intubation for traumatic brain injury: do it correctly, or not at all. ANZ J Surg. 2012 Jul-Aug; 82(7-8):484-5.
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  37. Jin G, DeMoya MA, Duggan M, Knightly T, Mejaddam AY, Hwabejire J, Lu J, Smith WM, Kasotakis G, Velmahos GC, Socrate S, Alam HB. Traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock: evaluation of different resuscitation strategies in a large animal model of combined insults. Shock. 2012 Jul; 38(1):49-56.
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  38. Fukudome EY, Li Y, Kochanek AR, Lu J, Smith EJ, Liu B, Kim K, Velmahos GC, deMoya MA, Alam HB. Pharmacologic resuscitation decreases circulating cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant-1 levels and attenuates hemorrhage-induced acute lung injury. Surgery. 2012 Aug; 152(2):254-61.
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  39. van der Wilden GM, Velmahos GC, Emhoff T, Brancato S, Adams C, Georgakis G, Jacobs L, Gross R, Agarwal S, Burke P, Maung AA, Johnson DC, Winchell R, Gates J, Cholewczynski W, Rosenblatt M, Chang Y. Successful nonoperative management of the most severe blunt liver injuries: a multicenter study of the research consortium of new England centers for trauma. Arch Surg. 2012 May; 147(5):423-8.
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  40. Kasotakis G, Michailidou M, Bramos A, Chang Y, Velmahos G, Alam H, King D, de Moya MA. Intraparenchymal vs extracranial ventricular drain intracranial pressure monitors in traumatic brain injury: less is more? J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jun; 214(6):950-7.
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  41. Kasotakis G, Schmidt U, Perry D, Grosse-Sundrup M, Benjamin J, Ryan C, Tully S, Hirschberg R, Waak K, Velmahos G, Bittner EA, Zafonte R, Cobb JP, Eikermann M. The surgical intensive care unit optimal mobility score predicts mortality and length of stay. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1122-8.
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  42. Notrica DM, Garcia-Filion P, Moore FO, Goslar PW, Coimbra R, Velmahos G, Stevens LR, Petersen SR, Brown CV, Foulkrod KH, Coopwood TB, Lottenberg L, Phelan HA, Bruns B, Sherck JP, Norwood SH, Barnes SL, Matthews MR, Hoff WS, Demoya MA, Bansal V, Hu CK, Karmy-Jones RC, Vinces F, Hill J, Pembaur K, Haan JM. Management of pediatric occult pneumothorax in blunt trauma: a subgroup analysis of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter prospective observational study. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Mar; 47(3):467-72.
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  43. Inaba K, Lustenberger T, Recinos G, Georgiou C, Velmahos GC, Brown C, Salim A, Demetriades D, Rhee P. Does size matter? A prospective analysis of 28-32 versus 36-40 French chest tube size in trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Feb; 72(2):422-7.
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  44. Chong W, Li Y, Liu B, Liu Z, Zhao T, Wonsey DR, Chen C, Velmahos GC, deMoya MA, King DR, Kung AL, Alam HB. Anti-inflammatory properties of histone deacetylase inhibitors: a mechanistic study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Feb; 72(2):347-53; discussion 353-4.
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  45. King D, Ogilvie M, Michailidou M, Velmahos G, Alam H, deMoya M, Fikry K. Fifty-four emergent cricothyroidotomies: are surgeons reluctant teachers? Scand J Surg. 2012; 101(1):13-5.
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  46. King DR, Ogilvie MP, Velmahos G, Alam HB, Demoya MA, Wilcox SR, Mejaddam AY, Van Der Wilden GM, Birkhan OA, Fikry K. Emergent cricothyroidotomies for trauma: training considerations. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct; 30(8):1429-32.
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  47. Santry HP, Janjua S, Chang Y, Petrovick L, Velmahos GC. Interhospital transfers of acute care surgery patients: should care for nontraumatic surgical emergencies be regionalized? World J Surg. 2011 Dec; 35(12):2660-7.
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  48. de Moya MA, Manolakaki D, Chang Y, Amygdalos I, Gao F, Alam HB, Velmahos GC. Blunt pulmonary contusion: admission computed tomography scan predicts mechanical ventilation. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71(6):1543-7.
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  49. de Moya M, Bramos T, Agarwal S, Fikry K, Janjua S, King DR, Alam HB, Velmahos GC, Burke P, Tobler W. Pain as an indication for rib fixation: a bi-institutional pilot study. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71(6):1750-4.
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  50. Zafar SN, Millham FH, Chang Y, Fikry K, Alam HB, King DR, Velmahos GC, de Moya MA. Presenting blood pressure in traumatic brain injury: a bimodal distribution of death. J Trauma. 2011 Nov; 71(5):1179-84.
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  51. Li Y, Liu B, Fukudome EY, Lu J, Chong W, Jin G, Liu Z, Velmahos GC, Demoya M, King DR, Alam HB. Identification of citrullinated histone H3 as a potential serum protein biomarker in a lethal model of lipopolysaccharide-induced shock. Surgery. 2011 Sep; 150(3):442-51.
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  52. Jin G, Bausch D, Knightly T, Liu Z, Li Y, Liu B, Lu J, Chong W, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Histone deacetylase inhibitors enhance endothelial cell sprouting angiogenesis in vitro. Surgery. 2011 Sep; 150(3):429-35.
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  53. Kim K, Li Y, Jin G, Chong W, Liu B, Lu J, Lee K, Demoya M, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Effect of valproic acid on acute lung injury in a rodent model of intestinal ischemia reperfusion. Resuscitation. 2012 Feb; 83(2):243-8.
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  54. Alam HB, Velmahos GC. New trends in resuscitation. Curr Probl Surg. 2011 Aug; 48(8):531-64.
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  55. Kochanek AR, Fukudome EY, Li Y, Smith EJ, Liu B, Velmahos GC, deMoya M, King D, Alam HB. Histone deacetylase inhibitor treatment attenuates MAP kinase pathway activation and pulmonary inflammation following hemorrhagic shock in a rodent model. J Surg Res. 2012 Jul; 176(1):185-94.
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  56. Velmahos GC. Surprise, surprise!: more surgery in rural areas than in cities. Arch Surg. 2011 May; 146(5):584.
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  57. Moore FO, Goslar PW, Coimbra R, Velmahos G, Brown CV, Coopwood TB, Lottenberg L, Phelan HA, Bruns BR, Sherck JP, Norwood SH, Barnes SL, Matthews MR, Hoff WS, de Moya MA, Bansal V, Hu CK, Karmy-Jones RC, Vinces F, Pembaur K, Notrica DM, Haan JM. Blunt traumatic occult pneumothorax: is observation safe?--results of a prospective, AAST multicenter study. J Trauma. 2011 May; 70(5):1019-23; discussion 1023-5.
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  58. Fikry K, Velmahos GC, Bramos A, Janjua S, de Moya M, King DR, Alam HB. Successful selective nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds despite low penetrating trauma volumes. Arch Surg. 2011 May; 146(5):528-32.
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  59. Mavros MN, Velmahos GC, Falagas ME. Atelectasis as a cause of postoperative fever: where is the clinical evidence? Chest. 2011 Aug; 140(2):418-24.
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  60. Alam HB, Hamwi KB, Duggan M, Fikry K, Lu J, Fukudome EY, Chong W, Bramos A, Kim K, Velmahos G. Hemostatic and pharmacologic resuscitation: results of a long-term survival study in a swine polytrauma model. J Trauma. 2011 Mar; 70(3):636-45.
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  61. Shuja F, Finkelstein RA, Fukudome E, Duggan M, Kheirbek T, Hamwi K, Fischer TH, Fikry K, deMoya M, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Development and testing of low-volume hyperoncotic, hyperosmotic spray-dried plasma for the treatment of trauma-associated coagulopathy. J Trauma. 2011 Mar; 70(3):664-71.
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  62. Catena F, Di Saverio S, Kelly MD, Biffl WL, Ansaloni L, Mandalà V, Velmahos GC, Sartelli M, Tugnoli G, Lupo M, Mandalà S, Pinna AD, Sugarbaker PH, Van Goor H, Moore EE, Jeekel J. Bologna Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction (ASBO): 2010 Evidence-Based Guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery. World J Emerg Surg. 2011; 6:5.
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  63. Bramos A, Velmahos GC, Butt UM, Fikry K, Smith RM, Chang Y. Predictors of bleeding from stable pelvic fractures. Arch Surg. 2011 Apr; 146(4):407-11.
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  64. Velmahos GC. Commentary on "vacuum-assisted closure in severe abdominal sepsis with or without retention sutured sequential fascial closure: a clinical trial". Surgery. 2010 Nov; 148(5):954.
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  65. Zacharias N, Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Liu B, Butt MU, Shuja F, Velmahos GC, de Moya M, Alam HB. Histone deacetylase inhibitors prevent apoptosis following lethal hemorrhagic shock in rodent kidney cells. Resuscitation. 2011 Jan; 82(1):105-9.
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  66. Kourkoumpetis TK, Velmahos GC, Ziakas PD, Tampakakis E, Manolakaki D, Coleman JJ, Mylonakis E. The effect of cumulative length of hospital stay on the antifungal resistance of Candida strains isolated from critically ill surgical patients. Mycopathologia. 2011 Feb; 171(2):85-91.
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  67. Kourkoumpetis T, Manolakaki D, Velmahos G, Chang Y, Alam HB, De Moya MM, Sailhamer EA, Mylonakis E. Candida infection and colonization among non-trauma emergency surgery patients. Virulence. 2010 Sep-Oct; 1(5):359-66.
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  68. King DR, Velmahos GC. Difficulties in managing the surgical patient who is morbidly obese. Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep; 38(9 Suppl):S478-82.
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  69. Manolakaki D, Velmahos G, Kourkoumpetis T, Chang Y, Alam HB, De Moya MM, Mylonakis E. Candida infection and colonization among trauma patients. Virulence. 2010 Sep-Oct; 1(5):367-75.
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  70. Findley JK, Park LT, Siefert CJ, Chiou GJ, Lancaster RT, Demoya M, Gervasini A, Velmahos GC. Two routine blood tests-mean corpuscular volume and aspartate aminotransferase-as predictors of delirium tremens in trauma patients. J Trauma. 2010 Jul; 69(1):199-201.
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  71. Li Y, Liu B, Fukudome EY, Kochanek AR, Finkelstein RA, Chong W, Jin G, Lu J, deMoya MA, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Surviving lethal septic shock without fluid resuscitation in a rodent model. Surgery. 2010 Aug; 148(2):246-54.
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  72. Finkelstein RA, Li Y, Liu B, Shuja F, Fukudome E, Velmahos GC, deMoya M, Alam HB. Treatment with histone deacetylase inhibitor attenuates MAP kinase mediated liver injury in a lethal model of septic shock. J Surg Res. 2010 Sep; 163(1):146-54.
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  73. Fukudome EY, Kochanek AR, Li Y, Smith EJ, Liu B, Kheirbek T, Lu J, Kim K, Hamwi K, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Pharmacologic resuscitation promotes survival and attenuates hemorrhage-induced activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2. J Surg Res. 2010 Sep; 163(1):118-26.
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  74. Alam HB, Hashmi S, Finkelstein RA, Frankelstein RA, Shuja F, Fukudome EY, Li Y, Liu B, Demoya M, Velmahos GC. Alterations in gene expression after induction of profound hypothermia for the treatment of lethal hemorrhage. J Trauma. 2010 May; 68(5):1084-98.
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  75. Zacharias N, Velmahos GC, Salama A, Alam HB, de Moya M, King DR, Novelline RA. Diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infections by computed tomography. Arch Surg. 2010 May; 145(5):452-5.
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  76. Velmahos GC, Zacharias N, Emhoff TA, Feeney JM, Hurst JM, Crookes BA, Harrington DT, Gregg SC, Brotman S, Burke PA, Davis KA, Gupta R, Winchell RJ, Desjardins S, Alouidor R, Gross RI, Rosenblatt MS, Schulz JT, Chang Y. Management of the most severely injured spleen: a multicenter study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCONECT). Arch Surg. 2010 May; 145(5):456-60.
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  77. Harrington DT, Phillips B, Machan J, Zacharias N, Velmahos GC, Rosenblatt MS, Winston E, Patterson L, Desjardins S, Winchell R, Brotman S, Churyla A, Schulz JT, Maung AA, Davis KA. Factors associated with survival following blunt chest trauma in older patients: results from a large regional trauma cooperative. Arch Surg. 2010 May; 145(5):432-7.
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  78. Tabbara M, Velmahos GC, Butt MU, Chang Y, Spaniolas K, Demoya M, King DR, Alam HB. Missed opportunities for primary repair in complicated acute diverticulitis. Surgery. 2010 Nov; 148(5):919-24.
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  79. Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Acute care surgery: the natural evolution of trauma surgery. Scand J Surg. 2010; 99(2):59-60.
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  80. Velmahos GC. Erythropoiesis and the mystery of an unexplained survival benefit. Ann Surg. 2010 Jan; 251(1):5.
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  81. Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Smith EJ, Liu B, Shuja F, Soupir CP, DeMoya MA, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Hypoxic "second hit" in leukocytes from trauma patients: Modulation of the immune response by histone deacetylase inhibition. Cytokine. 2010 Mar; 49(3):303-11.
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  82. Butt MU, Velmahos GC, Zacharias N, Alam HB, de Moya M, King DR. Adhesional small bowel obstruction in the absence of previous operations: management and outcomes. World J Surg. 2009 Nov; 33(11):2368-71.
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  83. Velmahos GC. Patient safety systems: a long way to go. Arch Surg. 2009 Nov; 144(11):1034.
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  88. Shuja F, Tabbara M, Li Y, Liu B, Butt MU, Velmahos GC, DeMoya M, Alam HB. Profound hypothermia decreases cardiac apoptosis through Akt survival pathway. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jul; 209(1):89-99.
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  89. Li Y, Liu B, Dillon ST, Fukudome EY, Kheirbek T, Sailhamer EA, Velmahos G, deMoya M, Libermann TA, Alam HB. Identification of a novel potential biomarker in a model of hemorrhagic shock and valproic acid treatment. J Surg Res. 2010 Mar; 159(1):474-81.
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  90. Butt MU, Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Liu B, Shuja F, Velmahos GC, DeMoya M, King DR, Alam HB. Pharmacologic resuscitation: cell protective mechanisms of histone deacetylase inhibition in lethal hemorrhagic shock. J Surg Res. 2009 Oct; 156(2):290-6.
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  91. de Moya MA, Zacharias N, Osbourne A, Butt MU, Alam HB, King DR, McGovern F, Velmahos GC. Colovesical fistula repair: is early Foley catheter removal safe? J Surg Res. 2009 Oct; 156(2):274-7.
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  92. Velmahos GC, Tabbara M, Gross R, Willette P, Hirsch E, Burke P, Emhoff T, Gupta R, Winchell RJ, Patterson LA, Manon-Matos Y, Alam HB, Rosenblatt M, Hurst J, Brotman S, Crookes B, Sartorelli K, Chang Y. Blunt pancreatoduodenal injury: a multicenter study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCONECT). Arch Surg. 2009 May; 144(5):413-9; discussion 419-20.
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  93. Sailhamer EA, Carson K, Chang Y, Zacharias N, Spaniolas K, Tabbara M, Alam HB, DeMoya MA, Velmahos GC. Fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis: patterns of care and predictors of mortality. Arch Surg. 2009 May; 144(5):433-9; discussion 439-40.
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  94. Butt MU, Zacharias N, Velmahos GC. Penetrating abdominal injuries: management controversies. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2009; 17:19.
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  95. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Scalea TM, Jurkovich GJ, Karmy-Jones R, Teixeira PG, Hemmila MR, O'Connor JV, McKenney MO, Moore FO, London J, Singh MJ, Spaniolas K, Keel M, Sugrue M, Wahl WL, Hill J, Wall MJ, Moore EE, Lineen E, Margulies D, Malka V, Chan LS. Blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: early or delayed repair--results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma prospective study. J Trauma. 2009 Apr; 66(4):967-73.
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  96. Manolakaki D, Velmahos GC, Spaniolas K, de Moya M, Alam HB. Early magnetic resonance imaging is unnecessary in patients with traumatic brain injury. J Trauma. 2009 Apr; 66(4):1008-12; discussion 1012-4.
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  97. Velmahos GC, Tabbara M, Spaniolas K, Duggan M, Alam HB, Serra M, Sun L, de Luis J. Self-expanding hemostatic polymer for control of exsanguinating extremity bleeding. J Trauma. 2009 Apr; 66(4):984-8.
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  98. Phelan HA, Velmahos GC, Jurkovich GJ, Friese RS, Minei JP, Menaker JA, Philp A, Evans HL, Gunn ML, Eastman AL, Rowell SE, Allison CE, Barbosa RL, Norwood SH, Tabbara M, Dente CJ, Carrick MM, Wall MJ, Feeney J, O'Neill PJ, Srinivas G, Brown CV, Reifsnyder AC, Hassan MO, Albert S, Pascual JL, Strong M, Moore FO, Spain DA, Purtill MA, Edwards B, Strauss J, Durham RM, Duchesne JC, Greiffenstein P, Cothren CC. An evaluation of multidetector computed tomography in detecting pancreatic injury: results of a multicenter AAST study. J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):641-6; discussion 646-7.
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  99. Shuja F, Shults C, Duggan M, Tabbara M, Butt MU, Fischer TH, Schreiber MA, Tieu B, Holcomb JB, Sondeen JL, Demoya M, Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Development and testing of freeze-dried plasma for the treatment of trauma-associated coagulopathy. J Trauma. 2008 Nov; 65(5):975-85.
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  100. Spaniolas K, Velmahos GC, Alam HB, de Moya M, Tabbara M, Sailhamer E. Does improved detection of blunt vertebral artery injuries lead to improved outcomes? Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. World J Surg. 2008 Oct; 32(10):2190-4.
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  101. Velmahos GC. Surgical education around the world. World J Surg. 2008 Oct; 32(10):2133.
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  102. Li Y, Liu B, Sailhamer EA, Yuan Z, Shults C, Velmahos GC, deMoya M, Shuja F, Butt MU, Alam HB. Cell protective mechanism of valproic acid in lethal hemorrhagic shock. Surgery. 2008 Aug; 144(2):217-24.
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  103. Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Smith EJ, Shuja F, Shults C, Liu B, Soupir C, deMoya M, Velmahos G, Alam HB. Acetylation: a novel method for modulation of the immune response following trauma/hemorrhage and inflammatory second hit in animals and humans. Surgery. 2008 Aug; 144(2):204-16.
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  104. Spaniolas K, Velmahos GC, Kwolek C, Gervasini A, De Moya M, Alam HB. Bedside placement of removable vena cava filters guided by intravascular ultrasound in the critically injured. World J Surg. 2008 Jul; 32(7):1438-43.
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  105. Velmahos GC, Alam HB. Advances in surgical critical care. In brief. Curr Probl Surg. 2008 Jul; 45(7):446-51.
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  108. Exadaktylos AK, Velmahos GC. Emergency medicine and acute care surgery: a modern "Hansel and Gretel" fairytale? Emerg Med J. 2008 Jun; 25(6):321-2.
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  109. Velmahos GC, Spaniolas K, Tabbara M, Duggan M, Li Y, De Moya M, Alam HB. Abdominal insufflation decreases blood loss without worsening the inflammatory response: implications for prehospital control of internal bleeding. Am Surg. 2008 Apr; 74(4):297-301.
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  110. Alam HB, Duggan M, Li Y, Spaniolas K, Liu B, Tabbara M, Demoya M, Sailhamer EA, Shults C, Velmahos GC. Putting life on hold-for how long? Profound hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass in a Swine model of complex vascular injuries. J Trauma. 2008 Apr; 64(4):912-22.
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  111. Li Y, Yuan Z, Liu B, Sailhamer EA, Shults C, Velmahos GC, Demoya M, Alam HB. Prevention of hypoxia-induced neuronal apoptosis through histone deacetylase inhibition. J Trauma. 2008 Apr; 64(4):863-70; discussion 870-1.
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  112. Rhee P, Brown C, Martin M, Salim A, Plurad D, Green D, Chambers L, Demetriades D, Velmahos G, Alam H. QuikClot use in trauma for hemorrhage control: case series of 103 documented uses. J Trauma. 2008 Apr; 64(4):1093-9.
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  113. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Scalea TM, Jurkovich GJ, Karmy-Jones R, Teixeira PG, Hemmila MR, O'Connor JV, McKenney MO, Moore FO, London J, Singh MJ, Lineen E, Spaniolas K, Keel M, Sugrue M, Wahl WL, Hill J, Wall MJ, Moore EE, Margulies D, Malka V, Chan LS. Operative repair or endovascular stent graft in blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Study. J Trauma. 2008 Mar; 64(3):561-70; discussion 570-1.
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  114. Shults C, Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Liu B, Tabbara M, Butt MU, Shuja F, Demoya M, Velmahos G, Alam HB. Surviving blood loss without fluid resuscitation. J Trauma. 2008 Mar; 64(3):629-38; discussion 638-40.
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  115. Spaniolas K, Velmahos GC, Wicky S, Nussbaumer K, Petrovick L, Gervasini A, De Moya M, Alam HB. Is upper extremity deep venous thrombosis underdiagnosed in trauma patients? Am Surg. 2008 Feb; 74(2):124-8.
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  116. Velmahos GC, Constantinou C, Kasotakis G. Safety of repair for severe duodenal injuries. World J Surg. 2008 Jan; 32(1):7-12.
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  117. Alam HB, Shults C, Ahuja N, Ayuste EC, Chen H, Koustova E, Sailhamer EA, Li Y, Liu B, de Moya M, Velmahos GC. Impact of resuscitation strategies on the acetylation status of cardiac histones in a swine model of hemorrhage. Resuscitation. 2008 Feb; 76(2):299-310.
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  118. Stelfox HT, Velmahos GC, Gettings E, Bigatello LM, Schmidt U. Computed tomography for early and safe discontinuation of cervical spine immobilization in obtunded multiply injured patients. J Trauma. 2007 Sep; 63(3):630-6.
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  119. Crawford RS, Tabbara M, Sheridan R, Spaniolas K, Velmahos GC. Early discharge after nonoperative management for splenic injuries: increased patient risk caused by late failure? Surgery. 2007 Sep; 142(3):337-42.
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  120. Velmahos GC, Spaniolas K, Duggan M, Alam HB, Tabbara M, de Moya M, Vosburgh K. Abdominal insufflation for control of bleeding after severe splenic injury. J Trauma. 2007 Aug; 63(2):285-8; discussion 288-90.
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  121. Kimbrell BJ, Yamzon J, Petrone P, Asensio JA, Velmahos GC. Intrapleural thrombolysis for the management of undrained traumatic hemothorax: a prospective observational study. J Trauma. 2007 May; 62(5):1175-8; discussion 1178-9.
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  122. Sheridan RL, Velmahos G, Smith RM, Sacknoff R. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 10-2007. A 55-year-old man impaled in a rowing accident. N Engl J Med. 2007 Mar 29; 356(13):1353-60.
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  123. Sailhamer EA, Chen Z, Ahuja N, Velmahos GC, de Moya M, Rhee P, Shults C, Alam HB. Profound hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass facilitates survival without a high complication rate in a swine model of complex vascular, splenic, and colon injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Apr; 204(4):642-53.
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  124. Velmahos GC, Jurkovich GJ. The concept of acute care surgery: a vision for the not-so-distant future. Surgery. 2007 Mar; 141(3):288-90.
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  125. Karmy-Jones R, Jurkovich GJ, Velmahos GC, Burdick T, Spaniolas K, Todd SR, McNally M, Jacoby RC, Link D, Janczyk RJ, Ivascu FA, McCann M, Obeid F, Hoff WS, McQuay N, Tieu BH, Schreiber MA, Nirula R, Brasel K, Dunn JA, Gambrell D, Huckfeldt R, Harper J, Schaffer KB, Tominaga GT, Vinces FY, Sperling D, Hoyt D, Coimbra R, Rosengart MR, Forsythe R, Cothren C, Moore EE, Haut ER, Hayanga AJ, Hird L, White C, Grossman J, Nagy K, Livaudais W, Wood R, Zengerink I, Kortbeek JB. Practice patterns and outcomes of retrievable vena cava filters in trauma patients: an AAST multicenter study. J Trauma. 2007 Jan; 62(1):17-24; discussion 24-5.
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  126. Ahuja N, Ostomel TA, Rhee P, Stucky GD, Conran R, Chen Z, Al-Mubarak GA, Velmahos G, Demoya M, Alam HB. Testing of modified zeolite hemostatic dressings in a large animal model of lethal groin injury. J Trauma. 2006 Dec; 61(6):1312-20.
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  127. Alam HB, Casas F, Chen Z, Smith WA, Reeves A, Velmahos G, de Moya M, Rhee P. Development and testing of portable pump for the induction of profound hypothermia in a Swine model of lethal vascular injuries. J Trauma. 2006 Dec; 61(6):1321-9.
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  128. Rhee P, Kuncir EJ, Johnson L, Brown C, Velmahos G, Martin M, Wang D, Salim A, Doucet J, Kennedy S, Demetriades D. Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault. J Trauma. 2006 Nov; 61(5):1166-70.
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  129. Velmahos GC, Spaniolas K, Alam HB, de Moya M, Gervasini A, Petrovick L, Conn AK. Falls from height: spine, spine, spine! J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Nov; 203(5):605-11.
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  130. Brown CV, Velmahos GC. The consequences of obesity on trauma, emergency surgery, and surgical critical care. World J Emerg Surg. 2006; 1:27.
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  131. Velmahos GC, Gkiokas G, Chan LS, Brown CV, Salim A, Rhee P, Demetriades D. Nephrectomy versus renal repair after trauma to the kidney: preserve or sacrifice? Int Surg. 2006 Sep-Oct; 91(5):295-300.
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  132. Velmahos GC. The current status of thromboprophylaxis after trauma: a story of confusion and uncertainty. Am Surg. 2006 Sep; 72(9):757-63.
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  133. Kuncir EJ, Velmahos GC. Diagnostic peritoneal aspiration--the foster child of DPL: a prospective observational study. Int J Surg. 2007 Jun; 5(3):167-71.
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  135. Velmahos GC. Posttraumatic thromboprophylaxis revisited: an argument against the current methods of DVT and PE prophylaxis after injury. World J Surg. 2006 Apr; 30(4):483-7.
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  136. Velmahos GC, Gervasini A, Petrovick L, Dorer DJ, Doran ME, Spaniolas K, Alam HB, De Moya M, Borges LF, Conn AK. Routine repeat head CT for minimal head injury is unnecessary. J Trauma. 2006 Mar; 60(3):494-9; discussion 499-501.
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  137. Velmahos GC, Brown CV, Demetriades D. The (absence of a) role of venous duplex scan in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism after severe trauma. Am Surg. 2006 Jan; 72(1):7-10.
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  138. Brown CV, Neville AL, Rhee P, Salim A, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. The impact of obesity on the outcomes of 1,153 critically injured blunt trauma patients. J Trauma. 2005 Nov; 59(5):1048-51; discussion 1051.
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  139. Velmahos GC, Constantinou C, Gkiokas G. Does nephrectomy for trauma increase the risk of renal failure? World J Surg. 2005 Nov; 29(11):1472-5.
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  140. Velmahos GC, Constantinou C, Tillou A, Brown CV, Salim A, Demetriades D. Abdominal computed tomographic scan for patients with gunshot wounds to the abdomen selected for nonoperative management. J Trauma. 2005 Nov; 59(5):1155-60; discussion 1160-1.
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  141. Weng J, Brown CV, Rhee P, Salim A, Chan L, Demetriades D, Velmahos GC. White blood cell and platelet counts can be used to differentiate between infection and the normal response after splenectomy for trauma: prospective validation. J Trauma. 2005 Nov; 59(5):1076-80.
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  142. Neville AL, Crookes P, Velmahos GC, Vlahos A, Theodorou D, Lucas CE. Esophageal dysfunction in cervical spinal cord injury: a potentially important mechanism of aspiration. J Trauma. 2005 Oct; 59(4):905-11.
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  144. Demetriades D, Kimbrell B, Salim A, Velmahos G, Rhee P, Preston C, Gruzinski G, Chan L. Trauma deaths in a mature urban trauma system: is "trimodal" distribution a valid concept? J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Sep; 201(3):343-8.
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  145. Brown CV, Velmahos GC, Neville AL, Rhee P, Salim A, Sangthong B, Demetriades D. Hemodynamically "stable" patients with peritonitis after penetrating abdominal trauma: identifying those who are bleeding. Arch Surg. 2005 Aug; 140(8):767-72.
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  146. Banki F, Velmahos GC. Partial pulmonary torsion after thoracotomy without pulmonary resection. J Trauma. 2005 Aug; 59(2):478-81.
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  147. Rhee P, Nunley MK, Demetriades D, Velmahos G, Doucet JJ. Tetanus and trauma: a review and recommendations. J Trauma. 2005 May; 58(5):1082-8.
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  148. Velmahos GC, Petrone P, Chan LS, Hanks SE, Brown CV, Demetriades D. Electrostimulation for the prevention of deep venous thrombosis in patients with major trauma: a prospective randomized study. Surgery. 2005 May; 137(5):493-8.
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  149. Salim A, Velmahos GC, Brown C, Belzberg H, Demetriades D. Aggressive organ donor management significantly increases the number of organs available for transplantation. J Trauma. 2005 May; 58(5):991-4.
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  150. Zalavras C, Velmahos GC, Chan L, Demetriades D, Patzakis MJ. Risk factors for respiratory failure following femoral fractures: the role of multiple intramedullary nailing. Injury. 2005 Jun; 36(6):751-7.
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  151. Demetriades D, Murray J, Brown C, Velmahos G, Salim A, Alo K, Rhee P. High-level falls: type and severity of injuries and survival outcome according to age. J Trauma. 2005 Feb; 58(2):342-5.
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  152. Brown CV, Velmahos G, Wang D, Kennedy S, Demetriades D, Rhee P. Association of scapular fractures and blunt thoracic aortic injury: fact or fiction? Am Surg. 2005 Jan; 71(1):54-7.
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  153. Ramírez JI, Velmahos GC. Management of cervical aerodigestive injuries. Minerva Chir. 2004 Dec; 59(6):563-72.
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  154. Demetriades D, Gkiokas G, Velmahos GC, Brown C, Murray J, Noguchi T. Alcohol and illicit drugs in traumatic deaths: prevalence and association with type and severity of injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Nov; 199(5):687-92.
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  155. Brown CV, Weng J, Oh D, Salim A, Kasotakis G, Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Rhee P. Does routine serial computed tomography of the head influence management of traumatic brain injury? A prospective evaluation. J Trauma. 2004 Nov; 57(5):939-43.
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  156. Demetriades D, Kuncir E, Velmahos GC, Rhee P, Alo K, Chan LS. Outcome and prognostic factors in head injuries with an admission Glasgow Coma Scale score of 3. Arch Surg. 2004 Oct; 139(10):1066-8.
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  157. Brown CV, Rhee P, Evans K, Demetriades D, Velmahos G. Rhabdomyolysis after penetrating trauma. Am Surg. 2004 Oct; 70(10):890-2.
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  158. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Brown C, Vassiliu P, Gkiokas G, Rhee P. Thromboprophylaxis does not protect severely injured patients against pulmonary embolism. Am Surg. 2004 Oct; 70(10):893-6.
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  159. Murray JA, Weng J, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Abdominal approach to chronic diaphragmatic hernias: is it safe? Am Surg. 2004 Oct; 70(10):897-900.
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  160. Demetriades D, Constantinou C, Salim A, Velmahos G, Rhee P, Chan L. Liver cirrhosis in patients undergoing laparotomy for trauma: effect on outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Oct; 199(4):538-42.
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  161. Tillou A, St Hill CR, Brown C, Velmahos G. Necrotizing soft tissue infections: improved outcomes with modern care. Am Surg. 2004 Oct; 70(10):841-4.
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  162. Demetriades D, Murray J, Martin M, Velmahos G, Salim A, Alo K, Rhee P. Pedestrians injured by automobiles: relationship of age to injury type and severity. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Sep; 199(3):382-7.
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  163. Neville AL, Brown CV, Weng J, Demetriades D, Velmahos GC. Obesity is an independent risk factor of mortality in severely injured blunt trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2004 Sep; 139(9):983-7.
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  165. Kimbrell BJ, Velmahos GC, Chan LS, Demetriades D. Angiographic embolization for pelvic fractures in older patients. Arch Surg. 2004 Jul; 139(7):728-32; discussion 732-3.
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  167. Brown CV, Rhee P, Chan L, Evans K, Demetriades D, Velmahos GC. Preventing renal failure in patients with rhabdomyolysis: do bicarbonate and mannitol make a difference? J Trauma. 2004 Jun; 56(6):1191-6.
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  168. Mayberry JC, Brown CV, Mullins RJ, Velmahos GC. Blunt carotid artery injury: the futility of aggressive screening and diagnosis. Arch Surg. 2004 Jun; 139(6):609-12; discussion 612-3.
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  169. Rhee P, Velmahos GC. Traumatic wounds. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2004 Apr; 50(4A Suppl):22-5.
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  171. Vassiliu P, Toutouzas KG, Velmahos GC. A prospective study of post-traumatic biliary and pancreatic fistuli. The role of expectant management. Injury. 2004 Mar; 35(3):223-7.
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  175. Brown C, Rhee P, Evans K, Demetriades D, Velmahos GC . Rhabdomyolysis after penetrating trauma. Am Surg, in press. 2004.
  176. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Sillin LF, Chan L, Clark RE, Theodorou D, Maupin F. Cognitive task analysis for teaching technical skills in an inanimate surgical skills laboratory. Am J Surg. 2004 Jan; 187(1):114-9.
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  178. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Brown C, Vassiliu P, Gkiokas K, Rhee P . Thromboprophylaxis does not protect severely injured patients against pulmonary embolism. Am Surg, in press. 2004.
  179. Belzberg H, Zhu J, Cornwell EE, Murray JA, Sava J, Salim A, Velmahos GC, Gill MA. Imipenem levels are not predictable in the critically ill patient. J Trauma. 2004 Jan; 56(1):111-7.
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  182. Salim A, Velmahos GC, Brown C, Belzberg H, Demetriades D. Aggressive organ donor management significantly increases the number of organ available for transplantation. J Trauma, in press. 2004.
  183. Demetriades D, Murray J, Charalambides K, Alo K, Velmahos G, Rhee P, Chan L. Trauma fatalities: time and location of hospital deaths. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Jan; 198(1):20-6.
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  184. Demetriades D, Murray JA, Brown C, Velmahos GC, Salim A, Alo K, Rhee P. High-level falls: The effect of age on anatomical site and severity of injuries and outcome. J Am Coll Surg. 2004; 199:382-7.
  185. Weng J, Murray JA, Velmahos GC, Demetriades . DAbdominal approach to chronic diaphragmatic hernias: Is it safe?. Am Surg, in press. 2004.
  186. Velmahos GC. 2003 National VAC Education Conference. Ostomy Wound Management. Velmahos CG (ed). 2004.
  187. Tillou A, St Hill C, Brown C, Velmahos GC . Necrotizing soft tissue infections: Improved outcomes with modern care. Am Surg, in press. 2004.
  188. Demetriades D, Gkiokas G, Velmahos GC, Brown C, Murray JA, Noguchi T . Alcohol and illicit drugs in traumatic deaths: Prevalence and association with type and severity of injuries. J Am Coll Surg, in press . 2004.
  189. Demetriades D, Karaiskakis M, Alo K, Velmahos G, Murray J, Asensio J. Role of postoperative computed tomography in patients with severe liver injury. Br J Surg. 2003 Nov; 90(11):1398-400.
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  190. Tillou A, Weng J, Alkousakis T, Velmahos G. Fascial dehiscence after trauma laparotomy: a sign of intra-abdominal sepsis. Am Surg. 2003 Nov; 69(11):927-9.
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  191. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas K, Chan L, Tillou A, Rhee P, Murray J, Demetriades D. Intubation after cervical spinal cord injury: to be done selectively or routinely? Am Surg. 2003 Oct; 69(10):891-4.
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  192. Brown CV, Abrishami M, Muller M, Velmahos GC. Appendiceal abscess: immediate operation or percutaneous drainage? Am Surg. 2003 Oct; 69(10):829-32.
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  193. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Radin R, Chan L, Demetriades D. Nonoperative treatment of blunt injury to solid abdominal organs: a prospective study. Arch Surg. 2003 Aug; 138(8):844-51.
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  194. Demetriades D, Karaiskakis M, Velmahos GC, Alo K, Murray J, Chan L. Pelvic fractures in pediatric and adult trauma patients: are they different injuries? J Trauma. 2003 Jun; 54(6):1146-51; discussion 1151.
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  195. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas K, Radin R, Chan L, Rhee P, Tillou A, Demetriades D. High success with nonoperative management of blunt hepatic trauma: the liver is a sturdy organ. Arch Surg. 2003 May; 138(5):475-80; discussion 480-1.
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  196. Asensio JA, Roldán G, Petrone P, Rojo E, Tillou A, Kuncir E, Demetriades D, Velmahos G, Murray J, Shoemaker WC, Berne TV, Chan L. Operative management and outcomes in 103 AAST-OIS grades IV and V complex hepatic injuries: trauma surgeons still need to operate, but angioembolization helps. J Trauma. 2003 Apr; 54(4):647-53; discussion 653-4.
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  197. Brown CV, Velmahos GC. Clinician or statistician? Chest. 2003 Mar; 123(3):677-8.
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  198. Sava J, Velmahos GC, Karaiskakis M, Kirkman P, Toutouzas K, Sarkisyan G, Chan L, Demetriades D. Abdominal insufflation for prevention of exsanguination. J Trauma. 2003 Mar; 54(3):590-4.
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  199. Velmahos GC, Karaiskakis M, Salim A, Toutouzas KG, Murray J, Asensio J, Demetriades D. Normal electrocardiography and serum troponin I levels preclude the presence of clinically significant blunt cardiac injury. J Trauma. 2003 Jan; 54(1):45-50; discussion 50-1.
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  200. Velmahos GC. Spinal Injury (www.pocketmedicine.com). 2003.
  201. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Toutouzas KG, Sarkisyan G, Ishak R, Vassiliu P, Alo K, Murray J, Berne TV. . Selective non-operative management of 1,856 patients with abdominal gunshot wounds: Should routine laparotomy still be the standard of care?. Year Book of Emergency Medicine, Mosby Year-Book. 2003.
  202. Velmahos GC, Fili C, Vassiliu P, Nicolaou N, Radin R, Wilcox A, Demetriades D. . Around-the-clock attending radiology coverage is essential to avoid mistakes in the care of trauma patients. Year Book of Emergency Medicine, Mosby Year-Book. 2003.
  203. Toutouzas KG, Karaiskakis M, Kaminski A, Velmahos GC. . Non-operative management of blunt renal trauma: A prospective study. J Urology . 2003.
  204. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Radin R, et al. . High success with non-operative management of blunt hepatic trauma. Arch Surg – “The Best of the Best-2003”. 2003; 139:709.
  205. Velmahos GC. Peripheral Vascular Trauma (www.pocketmedicine.com). 2003.
  206. Velmahos GC, Rhee P . A view to the hospital of the future, and its impact on training surgeons. Focus. 2003; 20:17-9.
  207. Velmahos CG . 2003 National VAC Education Conference. Vacuum assisted closure. Ostomy Wound Management. Velmahos CG (ed). 2003.
  208. Beart R, Velmahos GC . Endoscopic techniques in colorectal surgery. Textbook of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. Bonatsos G, Birbas K (eds). 2003; 229-38.
  209. Velmahos GC. Prevention of venous thromboembolism in the acute treatment phase after spinal cord injury (editorial comment). J Trauma. 2003; 54:1125.
  210. Brown CVR, Velmahos GC. Clinian or statistician (editorial). Chest. 2003; 123(3):677-8.
  211. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Endoscopic techniques in trauma surgery. Textbook of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. Bonatsos G, Birbas K (eds). 2003; 293-302.
  212. DeMeester T, Peters J, Velmahos GC . Endoscopic techniques in esophageal surgery. Textbook of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. Bonatsos G, Birbas K (eds). 2003; 181-190.
  213. Roth BJ, Velmahos GC, Oder DB, et al. . Penetrating trauma in patients older than 55 years: A case-control study. Yearbook of Critical Care Medicine. 2003.
  214. Velmahos GC. Compartment syndrome (www.pocketmedicine.com). 2003.
  215. Toutouzas KG, Karaiskakis M, Kaminski A, Velmahos GC. Nonoperative management of blunt renal trauma: a prospective study. Am Surg. 2002 Dec; 68(12):1097-103.
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  216. Carmody IC, Romero J, Velmahos GC. Day for night: should we staff a trauma center like a nightclub? Am Surg. 2002 Dec; 68(12):1048-51.
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  217. Velmahos GC, Vassiliu P, Chan LS, Murray JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Influence of flail chest on outcome among patients with severe thoracic cage trauma. Int Surg. 2002 Oct-Dec; 87(4):240-4.
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  218. Demetriades D, Karaiskakis M, Velmahos G, Alo K, Newton E, Murray J, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Berne T, Shoemaker W. Effect on outcome of early intensive management of geriatric trauma patients. Br J Surg. 2002 Oct; 89(10):1319-22.
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  219. Velmahos GC, Vassiliu P, Demetriades D, Chan LS, Murray J, Salim A, Sava J, Katkhouda N, Berne TV. Wound management after colon injury: open or closed? A prospective randomized trial. Am Surg. 2002 Sep; 68(9):795-801.
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  220. Holmes JF, Mirvis SE, Panacek EA, Hoffman JR, Mower WR, Velmahos GC. Variability in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cervical spine injuries. J Trauma. 2002 Sep; 53(3):524-9; discussion 530.
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  221. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Vassiliu P, Sarkisyan G, Chan LS, Hanks SH, Berne TV, Demetriades D. A prospective study on the safety and efficacy of angiographic embolization for pelvic and visceral injuries. J Trauma. 2002 Aug; 53(2):303-8; discussion 308.
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  222. Toutouzas KG, Velmahos GC, Kaminski A, Chan L, Demetriades D. Leukocytosis after posttraumatic splenectomy: a physiologic event or sign of sepsis? Arch Surg. 2002 Aug; 137(8):924-8; discussion 928-9.
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  223. Demetriades D, Karaiskakis M, Toutouzas K, Alo K, Velmahos G, Chan L. Pelvic fractures: epidemiology and predictors of associated abdominal injuries and outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 2002 Jul; 195(1):1-10.
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  224. Rogers FB, Cipolle MD, Velmahos G, Rozycki G, Luchette FA. Practice management guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in trauma patients: the EAST practice management guidelines work group. J Trauma. 2002 Jul; 53(1):142-64.
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  225. DiPerna CA, Rowe VL, Terramani TT, Salim A, Hood DB, Velmahos GC, Weaver FA. Clinical importance of the "seat belt sign" in blunt trauma to the neck. Am Surg. 2002 May; 68(5):441-5.
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  226. Cornwell EE, Chang D, Velmahos G, Jindal A, Baker D, Phillips J, Bonar J, Campbell K. Compliance with sequential compression device prophylaxis in at-risk trauma patients: a prospective analysis. Am Surg. 2002 May; 68(5):470-3.
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  227. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG, Sarkisyan G, Chan LS, Jindal A, Karaiskakis M, Katkhouda N, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Severe trauma is not an excuse for prolonged antibiotic prophylaxis. Arch Surg. 2002 May; 137(5):537-41; discussion 541-2.
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  228. Nigro JJ, Arroyo H, Theodorou D, Velmahos GC, Bremner RM. Bullets and biliptysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 May; 73(5):1645-7.
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  229. Katkhouda N, Khalil MR, Manhas S, Grant S, Velmahos GC, Umbach TW, Kaiser AM. André Toupet: surgeon technician par excellence. Ann Surg. 2002 Apr; 235(4):591-9.
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  230. Vassiliu P, Sava J, Toutouzas KG, Velmahos GC. Is contrast as bad as we think? Renal function after angiographic embolization of injured patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2002 Feb; 194(2):142-6.
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  231. Sava J, Alo K, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. All patients with truncal gunshot wounds deserve trauma team activation. J Trauma. 2002 Feb; 52(2):276-9.
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  232. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG. Vascular trauma and compartment syndromes. Surg Clin North Am. 2002 Feb; 82(1):125-41, xxi.
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  233. Velmahos GC, Fili C, Vassiliu P, Nicolaou N, Radin R, Wilcox A. . Around-the-clock attending radiology coverage is essential to avoid mistakes in the care of trauma patients. Year Book of Diagnostic Radiology, Mosby Year-Book. 2002.
  234. Velmahos GC, Toutouzas GK . Vascular injuries and compartment syndromes. Surg Clin N Am. 2002; 82:125-41.
  235. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC. Penetrating injuries of the chest: indications for operation. Scand J Surg. 2002; 91(1):41-5.
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  236. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Shoemaker WC , , 2002, pp. . The immunology of trauma. Immunology for General Surgeons. A.P. Zbar, P. Guillou, K. Bland (eds). 2002; 29-52.
  237. Velmahos GC, Jindal A, Chan LS, Murray JA, Vassiliu P, Berne TV, Asensio J, Demetriades D. . “Insignificant” mechanism of injury: Not to be taken lightly. Year Book of Emergency Medicine, Mosby Year-Book. 2002.
  238. Demetriades D, Murray JA, Chan LS, Ordoñez C, Bowley D, Nagy KK, Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Muñoz N, Hatzitheofilou C, Schwab CW, Rodriguez A, Cornejo C, Davis KA, Namias N, Wisner DH, Ivatury RR, Moore EE, Acosta JA, Maull KI, Thomason MH, Spain DA. Handsewn versus stapled anastomosis in penetrating colon injuries requiring resection: a multicenter study. J Trauma. 2002 Jan; 52(1):117-21.
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  239. Velmahos GC. Preliminary report on the safety of heparin for deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis after severe head injury (editorial comment). J Trauma. 2002; 53:43.
  240. Salim A, Velmahos GC. When to operate on abdominal gunshot wounds. Scand J Surg. 2002; 91(1):62-6.
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  241. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Is nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds reasonable? Adv Surg. 2002; 36:123-40.
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  242. Demetriades D, Velmahos G. Technology-driven triage of abdominal trauma: the emerging era of nonoperative management. Annu Rev Med. 2003; 54:1-15.
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  243. Salim A, Vassiliu P, Velmahos GC, Sava J, Murray JA, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Demetriades D. The role of thyroid hormone administration in potential organ donors. Arch Surg. 2001 Dec; 136(12):1377-80.
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  244. Asensio JA, McDuffie L, Petrone P, Roldan G, Forno W, Gambaro E, Salim A, Demetriades D, Murray J, Velmahos G, Shoemaker W, Berne TV, Ramicone E, Chan L. Reliable variables in the exsanguinated patient which indicate damage control and predict outcome. Am J Surg. 2001 Dec; 182(6):743-51.
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  245. Vassiliu P, Velmahos GC, Toutouzas KG. Timing, safety, and efficacy of thoracoscopic evacuation of undrained post-traumatic hemothorax. Am Surg. 2001 Dec; 67(12):1165-9.
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  246. Velmahos GC, Fili C, Vassiliu P, Nicolaou N, Radin R, Wilcox A. Around-the-clock attending radiology coverage is essential to avoid mistakes in the care of trauma patients. Am Surg. 2001 Dec; 67(12):1175-7.
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  247. Asensio JA, Arroyo H, Veloz W, Forno W, Gambaro E, Roldan GA, Murray J, Velmahos G, Demetriades D. Penetrating thoracoabdominal injuries: ongoing dilemma-which cavity and when? World J Surg. 2002 May; 26(5):539-43.
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  248. Jindal A, Velmahos GC, Rofougaran R. Computed tomography for evaluation of mild to moderate pediatric trauma: are we overusing it? World J Surg. 2002 Jan; 26(1):13-6.
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  249. Demetriades D, Sava J, Alo K, Newton E, Velmahos GC, Murray JA, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Berne TV. Old age as a criterion for trauma team activation. J Trauma. 2001 Oct; 51(4):754-6; discussion 756-7.
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  250. Murray JA, Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Rivkind AI, Hedman T, Abrahams JH, Katkhouda N, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Healing of traumatic diaphragm injuries: comparison of laparoscopic versus open techniques in an animal model. J Surg Res. 2001 Oct; 100(2):189-91.
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  251. Roth BJ, Velmahos GC, Oder DB, Vassiliu P, Tatevossian R, Demetriades D, Belzberg H, Alo K. Penetrating trauma in patients older than 55 years: a case-control study. Injury. 2001 Sep; 32(7):551-4.
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  252. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Toutouzas KG, Sarkisyan G, Chan LS, Ishak R, Alo K, Vassiliu P, Murray JA, Salim A, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Katkhouda N, Berne TV. Selective nonoperative management in 1,856 patients with abdominal gunshot wounds: should routine laparotomy still be the standard of care? Ann Surg. 2001 Sep; 234(3):395-402; discussion 402-3.
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  253. Demetriades D, Velmahos GG, Asensio JA. Cervical pharyngoesophageal and laryngotracheal injuries. World J Surg. 2001 Aug; 25(8):1044-8.
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  254. Shoemaker WC, Wo CC, Chan L, Ramicone E, Kamel ES, Velmahos GC, Belzberg H. Outcome prediction of emergency patients by noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring. Chest. 2001 Aug; 120(2):528-37.
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  255. Velmahos GC, Jindal A, Chan L, Kritikos E, Vassiliu P, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Prophylactic antibiotics after severe trauma: more is not better. Int Surg. 2001 Jul-Sep; 86(3):176-83.
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  256. Velmahos GC, Vassiliu P, Wilcox A, Hanks SE, Salim A, Harrel D, Palmer S, Demetriades D. Spiral computed tomography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in critically ill surgical patients: a comparison with pulmonary angiography. Arch Surg. 2001 May; 136(5):505-11.
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  257. Demetriades D, Murray JA, Chan L, Ordoñez C, Bowley D, Nagy KK, Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Muñoz N, Hatzitheofilou C, Schwab CW, Rodriguez A, Cornejo C, Davis KA, Namias N, Wisner DH, Ivatury RR, Moore EE, Acosta JA, Maull KI, Thomason MH, Spain DA. Penetrating colon injuries requiring resection: diversion or primary anastomosis? An AAST prospective multicenter study. J Trauma. 2001 May; 50(5):765-75.
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  258. Salim A, Velmahos GC, Jindal A, Chan L, Vassiliu P, Belzberg H, Asensio J, Demetriades D. Clinically significant blunt cardiac trauma: role of serum troponin levels combined with electrocardiographic findings. J Trauma. 2001 Feb; 50(2):237-43.
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  259. Velmahos GC, Jindal A, Chan LS, Murray JA, Vassiliu P, Berne TV, Asensio J, Demetriades D. "Insignificant" mechanism of injury: not to be taken lightly. J Am Coll Surg. 2001 Feb; 192(2):147-52.
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  260. Vassiliu P, Baker J, Henderson S, Alo K, Velmahos G, Demetriades D. Aerodigestive injuries of the neck. Am Surg. 2001 Jan; 67(1):75-9.
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  261. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Chan L, Tatevossian R, Yassa N, Murray JA, Asensio J, Berne TV. . Predicting the need for thoracoscopic evacuation of residual traumatic hemothorax: Chest radiograph is insufficient. Year book of Diagnostic Radiology, Mosby Year-Book. 2001.
  262. Velmahos GC, Oh Y, McCombs J, Oder D. . An evidence-based cost-effectiveness model on methods of prevention of posttraumatic venous thromboembolism. Year-Book of Orthopedics, Mosby Year-Book. 2001.
  263. Shoemaker WC, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D (editors). . Procedures and Monitoring for the Critically Ill. 2001.
  264. Vassiliu P, Rowe V, Oder D, Sava J, Hood D, Velmahos GC. Pseudoaneurysm after gunshot wound to the abdominal aorta. Surgical Rounds. 2001; 24:578-84.
  265. 19. Velmahos GC, Gomez H, Boicey C, Demetriades D. . Bedside percutaneous tracheostomy: Prospective evaluation of a modification of the current technique in 100 patients. Yearbook of Otolaryngology – Head and neck surgery, Mosby Year-Book. 2001.
  266. Demetriades D, Chan L, Velmahos GC, Sava J, Preston C, Gurzinski G, Berne TV. TRISS methodology: An inappropriate tool for comparing outcomes between trauma centers. J Am Coll Surg. 2001; 103:250-4.
  267. Velmahos GC . Central venous catheterization. Procedures and Monitoring for the Critically Ill. Velmahos GC, Shoemaker WC, Demetriades D (eds). 2001; 3-14.
  268. Velmahos GC . Diagnostic abdominal paracentesis and peritoneal lavage. Procedures and Monitoring for the Critically Ill. Velmahos GC, Shoemaker WC, Demetriades D (eds). 2001; 71-78.
  269. Velmahos, GC . Bedside tracheostomy. Procedures and Monitoring for the Critically Ill. Velmahos GC, Shoemaker WC, Demetriades D (eds). 2001; 31-42.
  270. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Chahwan S, et al. . Angiographic embolization for arrest of bleeding after penetrating trauma to the abdomen. . Yearbook of Surgery, Mosby Year-Book. 2001.
  271. Velmahos GC, Chahwan S, Falabella A, et al. . Angiographic embolization for intrperitoneal and retroperitoneal injuries. Yearbook of Surgery, Mosby Year-Book. 2001.
  272. Tatevossian RG, Shoemaker WC, Wo CC, Dang AB, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring for early warning of adult respiratory distress syndrome in trauma patients. J Crit Care. 2000 Dec; 15(4):151-9.
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  273. Velmahos GC, Oh Y, McCombs J, Oder D. An evidence-based cost-effectiveness model on methods of prevention of posttraumatic venous thromboembolism. J Trauma. 2000 Dec; 49(6):1059-64.
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  274. Romero J, Velmahos GC. Giant posttraumatic hemopneumatocele: nonoperative management is safe. J Trauma. 2000 Dec; 49(6):1132-4.
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  275. Katkhouda N, Friedlander MH, Grant SW, Achanta KK, Essani R, Paik P, Velmahos G, Campos G, Mason R, Mavor E. Intraabdominal abscess rate after laparoscopic appendectomy. Am J Surg. 2000 Dec; 180(6):456-9; discussion 460-1.
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  276. Asensio JA, Chahwan S, Hanpeter D, Demetriades D, Forno W, Gambaro E, Murray J, Velmahos G, Marengo J, Shoemaker WC, Berne TV. Operative management and outcome of 302 abdominal vascular injuries. Am J Surg. 2000 Dec; 180(6):528-33; discussion 533-4.
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  277. Hanpeter DE, Demetriades D, Asensio JA, Berne TV, Velmahos G, Murray J. Helical computed tomographic scan in the evaluation of mediastinal gunshot wounds. J Trauma. 2000 Oct; 49(4):689-94; discussion 694-5.
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  278. Velmahos GC, Gomez H, Boicey CM, Demetriades D. Bedside percutaneous tracheostomy: prospective evaluation of a modification of the current technique in 100 patients. World J Surg. 2000 Sep; 24(9):1109-15.
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  279. Velmahos GC, Chahwan S, Hanks SE, Murray JA, Berne TV, Asensio J, Demetriades D. Angiographic embolization of bilateral internal iliac arteries to control life-threatening hemorrhage after blunt trauma to the pelvis. Am Surg. 2000 Sep; 66(9):858-62.
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  280. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Shoemaker WC, Chan LS, Tatevossian R, Wo CC, Vassiliu P, Cornwell EE, Murray JA, Roth B, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Berne TV. Endpoints of resuscitation of critically injured patients: normal or supranormal? A prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2000 Sep; 232(3):409-18.
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  281. Theodorou DA, Velmahos GC, Souter I, Chan LS, Vassiliu P, Tatevossian R, Murray JA, Demetriades D. Fetal death after trauma in pregnancy. Am Surg. 2000 Sep; 66(9):809-12.
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  282. Murray JA, Chen D, Velmahos GC, Alo K, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Demetriades D, Berne TV. Pediatric falls: is height a predictor of injury and outcome? Am Surg. 2000 Sep; 66(9):863-5.
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  283. Velmahos GC, Kern J, Chan L, Oder D, Murray JA, Shekelle P. Prevention of venous thromboembolism after injury. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2000 Aug; (22):1-3.
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  284. Velmahos GC, Kern J, Chan LS, Oder D, Murray JA, Shekelle P. Prevention of venous thromboembolism after injury: an evidence-based report--part II: analysis of risk factors and evaluation of the role of vena caval filters. J Trauma. 2000 Jul; 49(1):140-4.
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  285. Tatevossian RG, Wo CC, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Shoemaker WC. Transcutaneous oxygen and CO2 as early warning of tissue hypoxia and hemodynamic shock in critically ill emergency patients. Crit Care Med. 2000 Jul; 28(7):2248-53.
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  286. Velmahos GC, Kern J, Chan LS, Oder D, Murray JA, Shekelle P. Prevention of venous thromboembolism after injury: an evidence-based report--part I: analysis of risk factors and evaluation of the role of vena caval filters. J Trauma. 2000 Jul; 49(1):132-8; discussion 139.
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  287. Velmahos GC, Chan LS, Kamel E, Murray JA, Yassa N, Kahaku D, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Nonoperative management of splenic injuries: have we gone too far? Arch Surg. 2000 Jun; 135(6):674-9; discussion 679-81.
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  288. Velmahos GC, Chahwan S, Falabella A, Hanks SE, Demetriades D. Angiographic embolization for intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal injuries. World J Surg. 2000 May; 24(5):539-45.
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  289. Demetriades D, Charalambides K, Chahwan S, Hanpeter D, Alo K, Velmahos G, Murray J, Asensio J. Nonskeletal cervical spine injuries: epidemiology and diagnostic pitfalls. J Trauma. 2000 Apr; 48(4):724-7.
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  290. Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Hennigan K, Maxson C, Montoya G, Rosenbluth A, Velmahos GC, Berne TC, Demetriades D. Emergency medical services (EMS) vs non-EMS transport of critically injured patients: a prospective evaluation. Arch Surg. 2000 Mar; 135(3):315-9.
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  291. Firoozmand E, Velmahos GC. Extending damage-control principles to the neck. J Trauma. 2000 Mar; 48(3):541-3.
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  293. Velmahos GC, Kamel E, Berne TV, et al. . Abdominal computed tomography for the diagnosis of intra-abdominal sepsis in critically injured patients: Fishing in murky waters. Yearbook of Critical Care Medicine, Mosby Year-Book. 2000.
  294. Velmahos GC. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Injury. 2000.
  295. Velmahos GC, Vassiliu P. Compartment syndrome. Trauma Handbook. Demetriades D, Asensio JA (eds). 2000.
  296. Velmahos GC. Evaluation of the C-spine. Trauma Handbook, Demetriades D, Asensio JA (eds). 2000.
  297. Asensio JA, Demetriades D, Chahwan S, Gomez H, Hanpeter D, Velmahos G, Murray J, Shoemaker W, Berne TV. Approach to the management of complex hepatic injuries. J Trauma. 2000 Jan; 48(1):66-9.
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  298. Velmahos GC, Nigro J, Tatevossian R, Murray JA, Cornwell EE III, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. . Inability of an aggressive policy of thromboprophylaxis to prevent deep venous thrombosis in critically injured patients: Are current methods of DVT prophylaxis insufficient? . Year Book of Critical Care, Mosby Year-Book. 2000.
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  300. Velmahos GC. General evaluation and management of blunt chest trauma. Trauma Handbook, Demetriades D, Asensio JA (eds). 2000.
  301. Velmahos GC . Evaluation of penetrating abdominal trauma. Trauma Handbook, Demetriades D, Asensio JA (eds). 2000.
  302. Velmahos GC, Gomez H, Falabella A, Demetriades D. Operative management of civilian rectal gunshot wounds: simpler is better. World J Surg. 2000 Jan; 24(1):114-8.
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  303. Shoemaker WC, Wo CC, Thangathurai D, Velmahos G, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Demetriades D. Hemodynamic patterns of survivors and nonsurvivors during high risk elective surgical operations. World J Surg. 1999 Dec; 23(12):1264-70; discussion 1270-1.
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  304. Cornwell EE, Dougherty WR, Berne TV, Velmahos G, Murray JA, Chahwan S, Belzberg H, Falabella A, Morales IR, Asensio J, Demetriades D. Duration of antibiotic prophylaxis in high-risk patients with penetrating abdominal trauma: a prospective randomized trial. J Gastrointest Surg. 1999 Nov-Dec; 3(6):648-53.
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  305. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Chahwan S, Gomez H, Hanks SE, Murray JA, Asensio JA, Berne TV. Angiographic embolization for arrest of bleeding after penetrating trauma to the abdomen. Am J Surg. 1999 Nov; 178(5):367-73.
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  306. Berne JD, Velmahos GC, El-Tawil Q, Demetriades D, Asensio JA, Murray JA, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Value of complete cervical helical computed tomographic scanning in identifying cervical spine injury in the unevaluable blunt trauma patient with multiple injuries: a prospective study. J Trauma. 1999 Nov; 47(5):896-902; discussion 902-3.
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  307. Sievers EM, Murray JA, Chen D, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Berne TV. Abdominal computed tomography scan in pediatric blunt abdominal trauma. Am Surg. 1999 Oct; 65(10):968-71.
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  308. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Early thoracoscopy for the evacuation of undrained haemothorax. Eur J Surg. 1999 Oct; 165(10):924-9.
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  309. Velmahos GC, Wo CC, Demetriades D, Murray JA, Cornwell EE, Asensio JA, Belzberg H, Shoemaker WC. Invasive and non-invasive physiological monitoring of blunt trauma patients in the early period after emergency admission. Int Surg. 1999 Oct-Dec; 84(4):354-60.
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  310. Velmahos GC, Kamel E, Chan LS, Hanpeter D, Asensio JA, Murray JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Complex repair for the management of duodenal injuries. Am Surg. 1999 Oct; 65(10):972-5.
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  311. Nirula R, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in pancreatic trauma: a new diagnostic modality? J Trauma. 1999 Sep; 47(3):585-7.
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  312. Asensio JA, Berne JD, Chahwan S, Hanpeter D, Demetriades D, Marengo J, Velmahos GC, Murray J, Shoemaker WC, Berne TV. Traumatic injury to the superior mesenteric artery. Am J Surg. 1999 Sep; 178(3):235-9.
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  313. Velmahos GC, Chan LS, Tatevossian R, Cornwell EE, Dougherty WR, Escudero J, Demetriades D. High-frequency percussive ventilation improves oxygenation in patients with ARDS. Chest. 1999 Aug; 116(2):440-6.
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  314. Velmahos GC, Kamel E, Berne TV, Yassa N, Ramicone E, Song Z, Demetriades D. Abdominal computed tomography for the diagnosis of intra-abdominal sepsis in critically injured patients: fishing in murky waters. Arch Surg. 1999 Aug; 134(8):831-6; discussion 836-8.
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  315. Demetriades D, Gomez H, Chahwan S, Charalambides K, Velmahos G, Murray J, Asensio J, Berne TV. Gunshot injuries to the liver: the role of selective nonoperative management. J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Apr; 188(4):343-8.
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  316. Velmahos GC, Wo CC, Demetriades D, Shoemaker WC. Early continuous noninvasive haemodynamic monitoring after severe blunt trauma. Injury. 1999 Apr; 30(3):209-14.
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  317. Velmahos GC, Safaoui M, Demetriades D. Management of shotgun wounds: do we need classification systems? Int Surg. 1999 Apr-Jun; 84(2):99-104.
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  318. Demetriades D, Chahwan S, Gomez H, Peng R, Velmahos G, Murray J, Asensio J, Bongard F. Penetrating injuries to the subclavian and axillary vessels. J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Mar; 188(3):290-5.
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  319. Velmahos GC, Tatevossian R, Demetriades D. The "seat belt mark" sign: a call for increased vigilance among physicians treating victims of motor vehicle accidents. Am Surg. 1999 Feb; 65(2):181-5.
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  320. Murray JA, Demetriades D, Colson M, Song Z, Velmahos GC, Cornwell EE, Asensio JA, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Colonic resection in trauma: colostomy versus anastomosis. J Trauma. 1999 Feb; 46(2):250-4.
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  321. Velmahos GC, Baker C, Demetriades D, Goodman J, Murray JA, Asensio JA. Lung-sparing surgery after penetrating trauma using tractotomy, partial lobectomy, and pneumonorrhaphy. Arch Surg. 1999 Feb; 134(2):186-9.
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  322. Nigro J, Velmahos GC. Delayed reconstruction of the inferior vena cava with prosthetic graft due to devastating postligation edema. Contemp Surg. 1999; 54:25-27.
  323. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Chan L, Tatevossian R, Cornwell EE, Yassa N, Murray JA, Asensio JA, Berne TV. Predicting the need for thoracoscopic evacuation of residual traumatic hemothorax: chest radiograph is insufficient. J Trauma. 1999 Jan; 46(1):65-70.
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  324. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Retained bullets in the heart. Contemp Surg. 1999; 55:78-80.
  325. Velmahos GC, Chan L, Chan M, et al. . Is there a limit to massive blood transfusion after severe trauma?. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(1).
  326. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Foianini E, et al. . A selective approach to the management of gunshot wounds to the back. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  327. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Wells M, et al. . Early closure of colostomies in trauma patients: A prospective randomized trial. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  328. 92. Cornwell EE III, Belzberg H, Berne TV, Velmahos GC, Kern J, Asensio J, Masri L, Demetriades D. Physiologic criteria-based aminoglycoside dosing: An integration of pharmacokinetics and physiologic septic criteria. Eur J Trauma and Emerg Surg. 1999; 22:180-183.
  329. Cornwell EE III, Velmahos GC, Berne TV, et al. . The fate of colonic suture lines in high-risk trauma patients: A prospective analysis. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  330. Velmahos GC. Transpelvic gunshot wounds: the value of clinical examination. World J Surg. 1999; 23:619-20.
  331. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Cornwell EE III, et al. . Gunshot wounds to the buttocks: Predicting the need for operation. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  332. 90. Asensio JA, Ceballos JJ, Rodriguez A, Forno W, Gambaro E, Hanpeter D, Murray J, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Torcal J. . Emergency department cricothyroidotomy. A marker for severe injury and mortality in trauma patients. Eur J Trauma and Emerg Surg. 1999; 22:101-106.
  333. Velmahos GC, Shoemaker WC, Wo CC, Demetriades D. Physiologic monitoring of circulatory dysfunction in patients with severe head injuries. World J Surg. 1999 Jan; 23(1):54-8.
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  334. Velmahos GC . Common bedside procedures in ICU. Textbook of Critical Care. Shoemaker WC, Ayres SM, Grenvik A, Holbrook PR (eds). 1999.
  335. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Wells M, Souter I. . Penetrating ureteral injuries: The impact of associated injuries on management. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  336. Berne JD, Velmahos GC, Chan LS, et al. . The high morbidity of colostomy closure after trauma. Selected Readings in General Surgery. 1999; 26(2).
  337. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D. Penetrating injuries of the neck (www.snowtigermed.com). 1999.
  338. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Asensio JA . Penetrating injuries of the neck. Textbook of Critical Care. Shoemaker WC, Ayres SM, Grenvik A, Holbrook PR (eds). 1999.
  339. Velmahos GC, Arroyo H, Ramicone E, Cornwell EE III, Asensio J, Berne TV, Demetriades D. . Timing of fracture fixation in blunt trauma patients with severe head injuries. Year Book of Orthopedics, Mosby-Year Book. 1999.
  340. Shoemaker WC, Belzberg H, Wo CC, Milzman DP, Pasquale MD, Baga L, Fuss MA, Fulda GJ, Yarbrough K, Van DeWater JP, Ferraro PJ, Thangathurai D, Roffey P, Velmahos G, Murray JA, Asensio JA, ElTawil K, Dougherty WR, Sullivan MJ, Patil RS, Adibi J, James CB, Demetriades D. Multicenter study of noninvasive monitoring systems as alternatives to invasive monitoring of acutely ill emergency patients. Chest. 1998 Dec; 114(6):1643-52.
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  341. Murray JA, Demetriades D, Asensio JA, Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Occult injuries to the diaphragm: prospective evaluation of laparoscopy in penetrating injuries to the left lower chest. J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Dec; 187(6):626-30.
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  342. Velmahos GC, Nigro J, Tatevossian R, Murray JA, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Inability of an aggressive policy of thromboprophylaxis to prevent deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in critically injured patients: are current methods of DVT prophylaxis insufficient? J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Nov; 187(5):529-33.
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  343. Velmahos GC, Arroyo H, Ramicone E, Cornwell EE, Murray JA, Asensio JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Timing of fracture fixation in blunt trauma patients with severe head injuries. Am J Surg. 1998 Oct; 176(4):324-9; discussion 329-30.
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  344. Demetriades D, Gomez H, Velmahos GC, Asensio JA, Murray J, Cornwell EE, Alo K, Berne TV. Routine helical computed tomographic evaluation of the mediastinum in high-risk blunt trauma patients. Arch Surg. 1998 Oct; 133(10):1084-8.
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  345. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Cornwell EE. Transpelvic gunshot wounds: routine laparotomy or selective management? World J Surg. 1998 Oct; 22(10):1034-8.
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  346. Demetriades D, Chan LS, Bhasin P, Berne TV, Ramicone E, Huicochea F, Velmahos G, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Murray J, Asensio JA. Relative bradycardia in patients with traumatic hypotension. J Trauma. 1998 Sep; 45(3):534-9.
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  347. Velmahos GC, Chan L, Chan M, Tatevossian R, Cornwell EE, Asensio JA, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Is there a limit to massive blood transfusion after severe trauma? Arch Surg. 1998 Sep; 133(9):947-52.
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  348. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Murray J, Asensio J, Berne TV. Selective management of renal gunshot wounds. Br J Surg. 1998 Aug; 85(8):1121-4.
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  349. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Stewart M, Cornwell EE, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Berne V. Open versus closed diagnostic peritoneal lavage: a comparison on safety, rapidity, efficacy. J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1998 Aug; 43(4):235-8.
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  350. Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Berne TV, Tatevossian R, Belzberg H, Eckstein M, Murray JA, Asensio JA, Demetriades D. Lethal abdominal gunshot wounds at a level I trauma center: analysis of TRISS (Revised Trauma Score and Injury Severity Score) fallouts. J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Aug; 187(2):123-9.
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  351. Sabetai MM, Velmahos GC, Schreier DZ. Preoperative diagnosis of isolated penetrating gallbladder injury in an asymptomatic patient: the role of hepato-iminodiacetic acid scan as the definitive diagnostic test. Am Surg. 1998 Aug; 64(8):772-4.
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  352. Demetriades D, Chahwan S, Gomez H, Falabella A, Velmahos G, Yamashita D. Initial evaluation and management of gunshot wounds to the face. J Trauma. 1998 Jul; 45(1):39-41.
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  353. Velmahos GC, Wo CC, Demetriades D, Bishop MH, Shoemaker WC. Invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring of patients with cerebrovascular accidents. West J Med. 1998 Jul; 169(1):17-22.
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  354. Cornwell EE, Velmahos GC, Berne TV, Murray JA, Chahwan S, Asensio J, Demetriades D. The fate of colonic suture lines in high-risk trauma patients: a prospective analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Jul; 187(1):58-63.
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  355. Asensio JA, Berne JD, Demetriades D, Chan L, Murray J, Falabella A, Gomez H, Chahwan S, Velmahos G, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Shoemaker W, Berne TV. One hundred five penetrating cardiac injuries: a 2-year prospective evaluation. J Trauma. 1998 Jun; 44(6):1073-82.
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  356. Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Velmahos G, Chan LS, Demetriades D, Stewart BM, Oder DB, Kahaku D, Chan D, Asensio JA, Berne TV. The prevalence and effect of alcohol and drug abuse on cohort-matched critically injured patients. Am Surg. 1998 May; 64(5):461-5.
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  357. Velmahos GC, Frankhouse J, Ciccolo M, Franhouse J. Pulmonary torsion of the right upper lobe after right middle lobectomy for a stab wound to the chest. J Trauma. 1998 May; 44(5):920-2.
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  358. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Souter I. Relaparotomies for abdominal sepsis--why, when, how? A collective review. S Afr J Surg. 1998 May; 36(2):52-6.
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  359. Demetriades D, Chan LS, Velmahos G, Berne TV, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Murray J, Berne J, Shoemaker W. TRISS methodology in trauma: the need for alternatives. Br J Surg. 1998 Mar; 85(3):379-84.
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  360. Berne JD, Velmahos GC, Chan LS, Asensio JA, Demetriades D. The high morbidity of colostomy closure after trauma: further support for the primary repair of colon injuries. Surgery. 1998 Feb; 123(2):157-64.
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  361. Asensio JA, Murray J, Demetriades D, Berne J, Cornwell E, Velmahos G, Gomez H, Berne TV. Penetrating cardiac injuries: a prospective study of variables predicting outcomes. J Am Coll Surg. 1998 Jan; 186(1):24-34.
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  362. Gomez H, Velmahos GC, Demetriades D . Percutaneous tracheostomy at the bedside is a safe, effective and teachable technique. Panam J Trauma. 1998; 7:5-10.
  363. Demetriades D, Velmahos GC. Penetrating chest trauma. Trauma Secrets. Naude GP, Demetriades D, Bongard FS (eds). 1998.
  364. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell EE III, Belzberg H, Asensio J, Murray J, Berne TV. . Patterns of injury in victims of urban free-falls. Year Book of Surgery, Mosby-Year Book. 1998.
  365. Velmahos GC . Pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy. Golematis BC, Androulakis G, Konstandoulakis M, Nikiteas N (eds), Pancreatic Cancer. 1998.
  366. Velmahos GC . Blunt chest trauma. G.P. Naude, D. Demetriades, F.S. Bongard (eds), Trauma Secrets. 1998.
  367. Rivkind A, Velmahos GC. Stab wounds to the gluteal region: The need for management protocols (in Hebrew). Harefuah. 1998; 134:583-4.
  368. Murray J, Demetriades D, Lee J, Klaus B, Velmahos G, Berne TV, Belzberg H, Asensio J. . Open tibia fractures: The impact of operative delay on infectious complications and fracture healing in blunt trauma. Eur J Emerg Surg Intens Care. 1998; 21:122-126.
  369. Hatzitheofilou C, Lakhoo M, Sofianos C, Levy RD, Velmahos G, Saadia R. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair by an intraperitoneal onlay mesh technique using expanded PTFE: a prospective study. Surg Laparosc Endosc. 1997 Dec; 7(6):451-5.
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  370. Asensio JA, Demetriades D, Berne JD, Velmahos G, Cornwell EE, Murray J, Gomez H, Falabella A, Chahwan S, Shoemaker W, Berne TV. Stapled pulmonary tractotomy: a rapid way to control hemorrhage in penetrating pulmonary injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 1997 Nov; 185(5):486-7.
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  371. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Asensio J, Murray J, Berne TV. Patterns of injury in victims of urban free-falls. World J Surg. 1997 Oct; 21(8):816-20; discussion 820-1.
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  372. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E. The management of urinary tract injuries after gunshot wounds of the anterior and posterior abdomen. Injury. 1997 Oct; 28(8):535-8.
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  373. Murray JA, Demetriades D, Cornwell EE, Asensio JA, Velmahos G, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Penetrating left thoracoabdominal trauma: the incidence and clinical presentation of diaphragm injuries. J Trauma. 1997 Oct; 43(4):624-6.
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  374. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Foianini E, Tatevossian R, Cornwell EE, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Berne TV. A selective approach to the management of gunshot wounds to the back. Am J Surg. 1997 Sep; 174(3):342-6.
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  375. Velmahos GC, Belzberg H, Chan L, Avari S, Cornwell EE, Berne TV, Asensio J, Murray J, Demetriades D. Factors predicting prolonged mechanical ventilation in critically injured patients: introducing a simplified quantitative risk score. Am Surg. 1997 Sep; 63(9):811-7.
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  376. Asensio JA, Berne J, Demetriades D, Murray J, Gomez H, Falabella A, Fox A, Velmahos G, Shoemaker W, Berne TV. Penetrating esophageal injuries: time interval of safety for preoperative evaluation--how long is safe? J Trauma. 1997 Aug; 43(2):319-24.
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  377. Asensio JA, Demetriades D, Berne JD, Falabella A, Gomez H, Murray J, Cornwell EE, Velmahos G, Belzberg H, Shoemaker W, Berne TV. A unified approach to the surgical exposure of pancreatic and duodenal injuries. Am J Surg. 1997 Jul; 174(1):54-60.
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  378. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D, Cornwell EE, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Gunshot wounds to the buttocks: predicting the need for operation. Dis Colon Rectum. 1997 Mar; 40(3):307-11.
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  379. Velmahos GC, Theodorou D, Demetriades D, Chan L, Berne TV, Asensio J, Cornwell EE, Belzberg H, Stewart BM. Complications and nonclosure rates of fasciotomy for trauma and related risk factors. World J Surg. 1997 Mar-Apr; 21(3):247-52; discussion 253.
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  380. Demetriades D, Velmahos G, Cornwell E, Berne TV, Cober S, Bhasin PS, Belzberg H, Asensio J. Selective nonoperative management of gunshot wounds of the anterior abdomen. Arch Surg. 1997 Feb; 132(2):178-83.
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  381. Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell E, Berne TV, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Velmahos G, Weaver F, Yellin A. Evaluation of penetrating injuries of the neck: prospective study of 223 patients. World J Surg. 1997 Jan; 21(1):41-7; discussion 47-8.
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  382. Velmahos GC, Demetriades D . Patterns of injury and outcome evaluation in 1000 prospectively followed motor vehicle accident victims. Eur J Emerg Surg Intensive Care. 1997; 20:205-210.
  383. Velmahos GC. Radiographs for cervical spine evaluation. J Trauma. 1997; 42:152-53.
  384. Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell EE, Weaver F, Yellin A, Velmahos GC, Berne TV. . Penetrating injuries of the neck in stable patients: physical examination, angiography or color flow doppler?. Year Book of Vascular Surgery, Mosby-Year Book. 1997.
  385. Belzberg H, Murray J, Shoemaker WC, Cornwell EE, Oder D, Guenon J, Velmahos G, Demetriades D. Use of large databases for resolving critical care problems. New Horiz. 1996 Nov; 4(4):532-40.
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  386. Degiannis E, Velmahos GC, Levy RD, Souter I, Benn CA, Saadia R. Penetrating injuries of the abdominal inferior vena cava. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1996 Nov; 78(6):485-9.
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  387. Cornwell EE, Berne TV, Belzberg H, Asensio J, Velmahos G, Murray J, Demetriades D. Health care crisis from a trauma center perspective: The LA story. JAMA. 1996 Sep 25; 276(12):940-4.
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  388. Cornwell EE, Kennedy F, Ayad IA, Berne TV, Velmahos G, Asensio J, Demetriades D. Transmediastinal gunshot wounds. A reconsideration of the role of aortography. Arch Surg. 1996 Sep; 131(9):949-52; discussion 952-3.
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  389. Demetriades D, Asensio JA, Velmahos G, Thal E. Complex problems in penetrating neck trauma. Surg Clin North Am. 1996 Aug; 76(4):661-83.
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  390. Velmahos GC, Souter I, Degiannis E, Hatzitheophilou C. Primary repair for colonic gunshot wounds. Aust N Z J Surg. 1996 Jun; 66(6):344-7.
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  391. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Wells M, Souter I. Penetrating ureteral injuries: the impact of associated injuries on management. Am Surg. 1996 Jun; 62(6):461-8.
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  392. Caldeira CC, Velmahos GC, Modrall JG. Acute suprarenal aortogastric fistulae caused by gunshot wounds: the importance of early recognition in directing surgical strategy. J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):838-9.
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  393. Velmahos GC, Theodorou D, Tatevossian R, Belzberg H, Cornwell EE, Berne TV, Asensio JA, Demetriades D. Radiographic cervical spine evaluation in the alert asymptomatic blunt trauma victim: much ado about nothing. J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):768-74.
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  394. Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Murray J, Asensio JA, Cornwell EE, Velmahos G, Belzberg H, Berne TV. Mortality and prognostic factors in penetrating injuries of the aorta. J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):761-3.
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  395. Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell E, Asensio J, Belzberg H, Velmahos G, Murray J, Berne TV. Transcervical gunshot injuries: mandatory operation is not necessary. J Trauma. 1996 May; 40(5):758-60.
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  396. Degiannis E, Velmahos GC, Levy RD, Wouters S, Badicel TV, Saadia R. Penetrating injuries of the iliac arteries: a South African experience. Surgery. 1996 Feb; 119(2):146-50.
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  397. Demetriades D, Asensio J, Velmahos GC . Complex penetrating neck trauma. Surgical Clinics of North America. 1996; 76:661.
  398. Degiannis E, Velmahos GC, Krawczykowski D, Levy RD, Souter I, Saadia R . Penetrating injuries of the subclavian vessels. Yearbook of Thoracic Surgery, Mosby-Year Book. 1996.
  399. Degiannis E, Levy RD, Velmahos GC, Potokar T, Florizoone MG, Saadia R. Gunshot injuries of the head of the pancreas: conservative approach. World J Surg. 1996 Jan; 20(1):68-71; discussion 72.
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  400. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Wells M, Souter I, Saadia R. Early closure of colostomies in trauma patients--a prospective randomized trial. Surgery. 1995 Nov; 118(5):815-20.
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  401. Demetriades D, Theodorou D, Cornwell E, Weaver F, Yellin A, Velmahos G, Berne TV. Penetrating injuries of the neck in patients in stable condition. Physical examination, angiography, or color flow Doppler imaging. Arch Surg. 1995 Sep; 130(9):971-5.
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  402. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Souter I, Allwood AC, Saadia R. Outcome of a strict policy on emergency department thoracotomies. Arch Surg. 1995 Jul; 130(7):774-7.
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  403. Degiannis E, Levy RD, Velmahos GC, Mokoena T, Daponte A, Saadia R. Gunshot injuries of the liver: the Baragwanath experience. Surgery. 1995 Apr; 117(4):359-64.
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  404. Degiannis E, Levy RD, Velmahos GC, Potokar T, Saadia R. Penetrating injuries of the femoral artery. Br J Surg. 1995 Apr; 82(4):492-5.
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  405. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Hart K, Souter I, Saadia R. Changing profiles in spinal cord injuries and risk factors influencing recovery after penetrating injuries. J Trauma. 1995 Mar; 38(3):334-7.
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  406. Velmahos GC, Souter I, Degiannis E, Mokoena T, Saadia R. Selective surgical management in penetrating neck injuries. Can J Surg. 1994 Dec; 37(6):487-91.
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  407. Saadia R, Levy RD, Degiannis E, Velmahos GC. Penetrating cardiac injuries: clinical classification and management strategy. Br J Surg. 1994 Nov; 81(11):1572-5.
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  408. Degiannis E, Velmahos GC, Florizoone MG, Levy RD, Ross J, Saadia R. Penetrating injuries of the popliteal artery: the Baragwanath experience. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1994 Sep; 76(5):307-10.
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  409. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E. Splenic injuries--preservation or sacrifice? A clinical update. S Afr J Surg. 1994 Jun; 32(2):46-7.
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  410. Velmahos GC, Degiannis E, Souter I, Saadia R. Penetrating trauma to the heart: a relatively innocent injury. Surgery. 1994 Jun; 115(6):694-7.
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  411. Degiannis E, Velmahos G, Krawczykowski D, Levy RD, Souter I, Saadia R. Penetrating injuries of the subclavian vessels. Br J Surg. 1994 Apr; 81(4):524-6.
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  412. Velmahos G, Demetriades D. Gunshot wounds of the spine: should retained bullets be removed to prevent infection? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1994 Mar; 76(2):85-7.
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  413. Degiannis E, Krawczykowski D, Velmahos GC, Levy RD, Souter I, Saadia R. Pyloric exclusion in severe penetrating injuries of the duodenum. World J Surg. 1993 Nov-Dec; 17(6):751-4.
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  414. Bonatsos G, Velmahos GC, Golematis B. The role of sielomucins of the resection margins on local recurrence and survival of patients radically operated on for colorectal cancer. Research In Surgery. 1992; 4(1):68-70.
  415. Velmahos GC, Bonatsos G, Glinatsis H, Barotsos A, Golematis B. Detection of early gastric cancer by endoscopy and biopsy. Experience in Greek University Clinic. Hepatogastroenterology. 1990; 37 (Supp II):170.
  416. Legakis N, Bonatsos G, Sakellariou G, Velmahos GC, Peveretos P, Golematis B. Elective cholecystectomy in patients with homozygous beta-thalassemia. Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery. 1990; Supp II:290.
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