Current Approved Studies

Current 2017 Studies


Multicenter Collaboration for Simulation-Based Team Training in Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation: Assessment of Baseline Variability in Team Performance

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Aaron R. Jensen, MD, Med
Children's Hospital Los Angeles 
arjensenmd@gmail.com 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Can we be FASTeR? A multicenter study utilizing Right sided roll to improve sensitivity of the FAST

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Danielle Pigneri, MD
Robert Packer Hospital
dpigneri@gmail.com 
 
P Jason Granet, MD
granetpj@netscape.net 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Effect of Regional Anesthesia on Delirium in Geriatric Patients After Blunt Thoracic Trauma

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Saman Arbabi M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
Harborview Medical Center 
sarbabi@uw.edu 
 
Kathleen O'Connell MD

University of Washington

katmo@u.washington.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Secondary Brain Infections After Penetrating Brain Injuries

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Deborah Stein, MD, MPH
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Ctr 
dstein@umm.edu 
 
Laura Harmon, MD

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Ctr  

LauraHarmon@umm.edu  

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Multicenter prospective observational trial of temporary intravascular shunts for trauma

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Mark J. Seamon, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 
mark.seamon@upenn.uphs.edu  
 
Jennifer Leonard, MD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania  

Jennifer.Leonard@uphs.upenn.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Appendicitis in North America: a prospective observational study of the demographics, presentation, and outcomes of acute, perforated, and gangrenous appendicitis

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Daniel Dante Yeh, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital 
dyeh2@partners.org 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)


Current 2016 Studies


Small Bowel Perforation after Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Diagnosis, Morbidity, and Mortality

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Samir M Fakhry M.D. (Senior Investigator)
Medical University of South Carolina 
fakhry@musc.edu 
 
Ahmed Allawi, MD (Co-Investigator)
Medical University of South Carolina 
allawi@musc.edu 
 

Pamela Ferguson, PhD (Co-Investigator)

Medical University of South Carolina
ferguspl@musc.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Safety of therapeutic anticoagulation in patients with traumatic brain injury: a multi-center prospective observational study

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Kazuhide Matsushima, MD

LAC+USC Medical Center, University of Southern California

kazuhide.matsushima@med.usc.edu

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


A Prospective, Randomized Trial of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation in Severly Injured Trauma Patients

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Luis Garcia MD FACS (Senior Investigator) & Lauren Allan
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
luis-garcia@uiowa.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Reducing Routine Phlebotomy in Stable Liver and Splenic Injuries

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Jose Prince, MD
jprince@nshs.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Use of Surgical Fixation for Chest Wall Stabilization in Severe Traumatic Rib Fractures

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Amanda Celii, MD & Bryan Mores, MD
Emory
acelii@emory.edu 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Mortality Analysis of Trauma Patients Repatriated to Non-Trauma Managed Care Institutions 

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
John V. Agapian, MD, MS, FACS
University of California, Riverside 
john.agapian@gte.net 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Outcome of suicidal hanging patients and the role of targeted temperature management in hanging-induced cardiac arrest

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Deborah Stein, MD (Senior Investigator) & Cindy Hsu, MD, PhD
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Ctr 
chsu1012@gmail.com 

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)

MIT Online Portal Access Form (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Current 2015 Studies


Multi-institutional, Prospective, Observational Study Comparing the Gastrografin Challenge versus Standard Treatment in Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Martin D. Zielinski, MD, FACS
Mayo Clinic 
zielinski.martin@mayo.edu

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Updated Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (2015) (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (2016) (.PDF document)


Outcomes of emergency surgery and trauma cases done at night

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Kevin M. Schuster, MD
Yale School of Medicine 
kevin.schuster@yale.edu

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (2015) (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (2016) (.PDF document)


Prospective Multi-Institutional Evaluation of the Management of Cholecystostomy

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:
Nathaniel Poulin, MD
The Brody School of Medicine at ECU 
poulinn@ecu.edu
 
Eric A. Toschlog, MD, FACS, FCCM 
East Carolina University 
toschloge@ecu.edu

Study Proposal Materials (updated, .PDF document)

Additional Study Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Hemothorax Management and Outcomes in Blunt and Penetrating Trauma

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Jeremy W. Cannon, MD, SM, FACS

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

jeremy.cannon@uphs.upenn.edu

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Updated Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)


Use of a Validated Tool to Screen for Interpersonal Violence, Harassment and Discrimination among Surgery Residents

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:
Rondi Gelbard, MD
Emory University School of Medicine 
rgelbar@emory.edu

Study Proposal Materials (.PDF document)

Plenary Session - Presentation (.PDF document)

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