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Haytham Kaafarani, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Haytham Kaafarani and April Mendoza.
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8.859
  1. Early versus late enteral nutrition in critically ill patients receiving vasopressor support. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2021 Oct 02.
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    Score: 0.248
  2. Low-Molecular Weight Heparin is Superior to Unfractionated Heparin for Elderly Trauma Patients. J Surg Res. 2021 Aug 17; 268:432-439.
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    Score: 0.245
  3. 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.
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    Score: 0.243
  4. 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.
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    Score: 0.240
  5. 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.
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    Score: 0.238
  6. Low-molecular-weight heparin versus unfractionated heparin in pediatric traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Feb 12; 1-6.
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    Score: 0.237
  7. 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.
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    Score: 0.235
  8. 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.
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    Score: 0.234
  9. 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.
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    Score: 0.231
  10. Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19. Ann Surg. 2020 08; 272(2):e61-e62.
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    Score: 0.228
  11. 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.
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    Score: 0.228
  12. Identification of a new genetic variant associated with cholecystitis: A multicenter genome-wide association study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 07; 89(1):173-178.
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    Score: 0.227
  13. 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.
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    Score: 0.227
  14. Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy: A Nationwide Analysis of Outcomes and Predictors of Futility. J Surg Res. 2020 11; 255:486-494.
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    Score: 0.227
  15. 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.
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    Score: 0.227
  16. 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.
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    Score: 0.226
  17. Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19. Ann Surg. 2020 May 01.
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    Score: 0.224
  18. The Effect of Immunosuppression on Emergency Colectomy Outcomes: A Nationwide Retrospective Analysis. World J Surg. 2020 05; 44(5):1637-1647.
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    Score: 0.224
  19. No place like home: A national study on firearm-related injuries in the American household. Am J Surg. 2020 12; 220(6):1599-1604.
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    Score: 0.224
  20. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection: Time is Crucial, and the Admitting Service Matters. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 Dec; 21(10):828-833.
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    Score: 0.223
  21. 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.
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    Score: 0.223
  22. 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.
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    Score: 0.221
  23. The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) accurately predicts outcomes in elderly patients undergoing emergency general surgery. Am J Surg. 2020 10; 220(4):1052-1057.
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    Score: 0.221
  24. 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.
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    Score: 0.218
  25. 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.
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    Score: 0.217
  26. Contemporary management of penetrating renal trauma - A national analysis. Injury. 2020 Jan; 51(1):32-38.
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    Score: 0.215
  27. 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.
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    Score: 0.213
  28. 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.
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    Score: 0.211
  29. 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.
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    Score: 0.209
  30. 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.
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    Score: 0.208
  31. 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.
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    Score: 0.207
  32. Emergency Surgery Score Accurately Predicts the Risk of Post-Operative Infection in Emergency General Surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Jan; 20(1):4-9.
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    Score: 0.201
  33. 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.
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    Score: 0.200
  34. 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.
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    Score: 0.200
  35. 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.
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    Score: 0.198
  36. Association Between NEDD4L Variation and the Genetic Risk of Acute Appendicitis: A Multi-institutional Genome-Wide Association Study. JAMA Surg. 2021 Oct 01; 156(10):917-923.
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    Score: 0.062
  37. Surgical Infections and the Future of Research: Re-Defining the Research Agenda for the Surgical Infection Society. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Aug 06.
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    Score: 0.061
  38. 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.
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    Score: 0.061
  39. 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.
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    Score: 0.061
  40. Abdominal Wall Thickness Predicts Surgical Site Infection in Emergency Colon Operations. J Surg Res. 2021 Jun 12; 267:37-47.
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    Score: 0.061
  41. 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.
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    Score: 0.060
  42. 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.
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    Score: 0.060
  43. 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.
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    Score: 0.060
  44. 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.
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    Score: 0.060
  45. Preoperative frailty predicts postoperative outcomes in intestinal-cutaneous fistula repair. Surgery. 2021 05; 169(5):1199-1205.
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    Score: 0.059
  46. Surgical Infection Society Research Priorities: A Narrative Review of Fourteen Years of Progress. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Jun; 22(5):568-582.
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    Score: 0.058
  47. 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.
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    Score: 0.058
  48. Thirty-day outcomes in the operative management of intestinal-cutaneous fistulas: A NSQIP analysis. Am J Surg. 2021 05; 221(5):1050-1055.
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    Score: 0.057
  49. 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.
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    Score: 0.057
  50. COVID-19, Ethics and Equity-What Is Our Role as Surgeons? Ann Surg. 2020 07; 272(1):e14-e17.
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    Score: 0.057
  51. One-way-street revisited: Streamlined admission of critically-ill trauma patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 10; 38(10):2028-2033.
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    Score: 0.057
  52. 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.
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    Score: 0.056
  53. Bilateral internal iliac artery embolization for pelvic trauma: Effectiveness and safety. Am J Surg. 2020 08; 220(2):454-458.
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    Score: 0.055
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.