Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

George Velmahos, M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by George Velmahos and Noelle Saillant.
Connection Strength

4.993
  1. Implications of the national Stop the Bleed campaign: The swinging pendulum of prehospital tourniquet application in civilian limb trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 08 01; 91(2):352-360.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.245
  2. Development of a field artificial intelligence triage tool: Confidence in the prediction of shock, transfusion, and definitive surgical therapy in patients with truncal gunshot wounds. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 06 01; 90(6):1054-1060.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.242
  3. Isolated rib cage fractures in the elderly: Do all patients belong to the intensive care unit? A retrospective nationwide analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 12; 89(6):1039-1045.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.234
  4. Comparison of outcomes in non-head injured trauma patients using pre-injury warfarin or direct oral anticoagulant therapy. Injury. 2020 Nov; 51(11):2546-2552.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.228
  5. Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19. Ann Surg. 2020 08; 272(2):e61-e62.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.228
  6. Smoking and risk of surgical bleeding: nationwide analysis of 5,452,411 surgical cases. Transfusion. 2020 08; 60(8):1689-1699.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.225
  7. Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19. Ann Surg. 2020 May 01.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.224
  8. Gallbladder wall thickness as a predictor of intraoperative events during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A prospective study of 1089 patients. Am J Surg. 2020 10; 220(4):1031-1037.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.222
  9. Spontaneous Retroperitoneal and Rectus Sheath Hemorrhage-Management, Risk Factors and Outcomes. World J Surg. 2019 08; 43(8):1890-1897.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.213
  10. Serum Levels of Albumin and Prealbumin Do Not Correlate With Nutrient Delivery in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients. Nutr Clin Pract. 2018 Jun; 33(3):419-425.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.195
  11. Bile Spillage as a Risk Factor for Surgical Site Infection after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Prospective Study of 1,001 Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 06; 226(6):1030-1035.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.193
  12. Selective Nonoperative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds from Heresy to Adoption: A Multicenter Study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCoNECT). J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jun; 224(6):1036-1045.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.180
  13. Low-Molecular Weight Heparin is Superior to Unfractionated Heparin for Elderly Trauma Patients. J Surg Res. 2021 Aug 17; 268:432-439.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.061
  14. Intensive Care Unit Volume of Sepsis Patients Does Not Affect Mortality: Results of a Nationwide Retrospective Analysis. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Jul 07; 8850666211024184.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.061
  15. The Emergency Surgery Score is a powerful predictor of outcomes across multiple surgical specialties: Results of a retrospective nationwide analysis. Surgery. 2021 Nov; 170(5):1501-1507.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.061
  16. Abdominal Wall Thickness Predicts Surgical Site Infection in Emergency Colon Operations. J Surg Res. 2021 Jun 12; 267:37-47.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.061
  17. Multisystem outcomes and predictors of mortality in critically ill patients with COVID-19: Demographics and disease acuity matter more than comorbidities or treatment modalities. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 05 01; 90(5):880-890.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.060
  18. Modified Frailty Index-5 Score and Post-Operative Infectious Complications in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Intestinal-Cutaneous Fistula: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Analysis. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Nov; 22(9):903-909.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.060
  19. The Role of Transaminases in Predicting Choledocholithiasis. A Novel Predictive Composite Score Development in a Cohort of 1089 Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Am Surg. 2021 Mar 12; 3134821998664.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.060
  20. Peri-operative blood transfusion and risk of infectious complications following intestinal-cutaneous fistula surgical repair: A retrospective nationwide analysis. Am J Surg. 2021 Mar 11.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.060
  21. Does the Emergency Surgery Score predict failure to discharge the patient home? A nationwide analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 03 01; 90(3):471-476.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.059
  22. Preoperative frailty predicts postoperative outcomes in intestinal-cutaneous fistula repair. Surgery. 2021 05; 169(5):1199-1205.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.059
  23. Timing of thromboprophylaxis in patients with blunt abdominal solid organ injuries undergoing nonoperative management. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 01 01; 90(1):148-156.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.059
  24. Systolic Blood Pressure <110?mm Hg as a Threshold of Hypotension in Patients with Isolated Traumatic Brain Injuries. J Neurotrauma. 2021 04 01; 38(7):879-885.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.058
  25. Acute Kidney Injury in Critically-ill Patients With COVID-19: A Single-center Experience of 206 Consecutive Patients. Ann Surg. 2020 10; 272(4):e280-e281.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.058
  26. Thirty-day outcomes in the operative management of intestinal-cutaneous fistulas: A NSQIP analysis. Am J Surg. 2021 05; 221(5):1050-1055.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  27. The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index is a powerful predictor of adverse outcome in the elderly emergency surgery patient. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 08; 89(2):397-404.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  28. The dose-dependent relationship between blood transfusions and infections after trauma: A population-based study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 07; 89(1):51-57.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  29. No news is good news? Three-year postdischarge mortality of octogenarian and nonagenarian patients following emergency general surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 07; 89(1):230-237.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  30. Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy: A Nationwide Analysis of Outcomes and Predictors of Futility. J Surg Res. 2020 11; 255:486-494.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  31. One-way-street revisited: Streamlined admission of critically-ill trauma patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 10; 38(10):2028-2033.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.057
  32. Pre-peritoneal pelvic packing for early hemorrhage control reduces mortality compared to resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in severe blunt pelvic trauma patients: A nationwide analysis. Injury. 2020 Aug; 51(8):1834-1839.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.056
  33. The Effect of Immunosuppression on Emergency Colectomy Outcomes: A Nationwide Retrospective Analysis. World J Surg. 2020 05; 44(5):1637-1647.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.056
  34. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection: Time is Crucial, and the Admitting Service Matters. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 Dec; 21(10):828-833.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.056
  35. No News is Good News? Three-year Post-Discharge Mortality of Octogenarian and Nonagenarian Patients Following Emergency General Surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Mar 30.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.056
  36. Can the Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) predict outcomes in emergency general surgery patients with missing data elements? A nationwide analysis. Am J Surg. 2020 12; 220(6):1613-1622.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.055
  37. The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) accurately predicts outcomes in elderly patients undergoing emergency general surgery. Am J Surg. 2020 10; 220(4):1052-1057.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.055
  38. Fresh Frozen Plasma-to-Packed Red Blood Cell Ratio and Mortality in Traumatic Hemorrhage: Nationwide Analysis of 4,427 Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 06; 230(6):893-901.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.054
  39. Every minute counts: The impact of pre-hospital response time and scene time on mortality of penetrating trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2020 07; 220(1):240-244.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.054
  40. Contemporary management of penetrating renal trauma - A national analysis. Injury. 2020 Jan; 51(1):32-38.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.054
  41. Most of the variation in length of stay in emergency general surgery is not related to clinical factors of patient care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):408-412.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.053
  42. Obesity as protective against, rather than a risk factor for, postoperative Clostridium difficile infection: A nationwide retrospective analysis of 1,426,807 surgical patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 06; 86(6):1001-1009.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.053
  43. Life after 90: Predictors of mortality and performance of the ACS-NSQIP risk calculator in 4,724 nonagenarian patients undergoing emergency general surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 05; 86(5):853-857.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.052
  44. Hartmann's Procedure vs Primary Anastomosis with Diverting Loop Ileostomy for Acute Diverticulitis: Nationwide Analysis of 2,729 Emergency Surgery Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2019 07; 229(1):48-55.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.052
  45. Obesity as protective against, rather than a risk factor for, postoperative Clostridium Difficile infection: A nationwide retrospective analysis of 1,426,807 surgical patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Mar 08.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.052
  46. Emergency Surgery Score Accurately Predicts the Risk of Post-Operative Infection in Emergency General Surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Jan; 20(1):4-9.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.050
  47. Preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) is a risk factor for surgical site infections after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Am J Surg. 2019 07; 218(1):140-144.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.050
  48. Do Not Blame the Resident: the Impact of Surgeon and Surgical Trainee Experience on the Occurrence of Intraoperative Adverse Events (iAEs) in Abdominal Surgery. J Surg Educ. 2018 Nov; 75(6):e156-e167.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.050
  49. Can the emergency surgery score (ESS) be used as a triage tool predicting the postoperative need for an ICU admission? Am J Surg. 2019 01; 217(1):24-28.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.050
  50. Variation of Opioid Prescribing Patterns among Patients undergoing Similar Surgery on the Same Acute Care Surgery Service of the Same Institution: Time for Standardization? Surgery. 2018 Nov; 164(5):926-930.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.050
  51. Are surgeons reluctant to accurately report intraoperative adverse events? A prospective study of 1,989 patients. Surgery. 2018 09; 164(3):525-529.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.049
  52. Cervical spinal cord injury after blunt assault: Just a pain in the neck? Am J Surg. 2019 04; 217(4):648-652.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.049
  53. High-Fidelity Emergency Department Thoracotomy Simulator With Beating-Heart Technology and OSATS Tool Improves Trainee Confidence and Distinguishes Level of Skill. J Surg Educ. 2018 Sep - Oct; 75(5):1357-1366.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.048
  54. Operating at night does not increase the risk of intraoperative adverse events. Am J Surg. 2018 07; 216(1):19-24.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.047
  55. The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) accurately predicts the occurrence of postoperative complications in emergency surgery patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 07; 83(1):84-89.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.046
Connection Strength
The connection strength for co-authors is the sum of the scores for each of their shared publications.

Publication scores are based on many factors, including how long ago they were written and whether the person is a first or senior author.
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.