Completed Studies

Includes studies that have reached completion and have provided EAST information regarding abstract presentation and manuscript acceptance and have corresponded that the study is complete.

All information (e.g. study proposals) are available upon request.


Completed 2018 Studies


Establishing the Limits of Aggressive Resuscitation in Patients with Gunshot Wounds to the Brain

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Robert D. Winfield, M.D., FACS

University of Kansas Medical Center 

rwinfield@kumc.edu 


Colorectal resection in Emergency General Surgery – To anastomose, or not to anastomose?

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:

Brittany O. Aicher, MD

University of Maryland Medical Center

baicher@som.umaryland.edu 

Brandon R. Bruns, MD

Capital Region Health, University of Maryland

bbruns@umm.edu 


The Incidence of VTE in Trauma Patients after TXA administration: A Multicenter
Retrospective Study

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:

Babak Sarani, MD

George Washington University 

bsarani@mfa.gwu.edu 

Lisbi Rivas, MD

lisbi_rivas15@hotmail.com 


Completed 2017 Studies


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

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Daniel Dante Yeh, MD

Ryder Trauma Center 

dxy154@med.miami.edu 


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 


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 


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  


Completed 2016 Studies


Reducing Routine Phlebotomy in Stable Liver and Splenic Injuries

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Jose Prince, MD

jprince@nshs.edu 


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


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

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:

Samir M Fakhry M.D. (Senior Investigator)

samfak7@gmail.com 

Ahmed Allawi, MD (Co-Investigator)

Medical University of South Carolina 

allawi@musc.edu 


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 


Completed 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

Epub ahead of print / April 2017

Link: http://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/publishahead/Multi_institutional,_prospective,_observational.99130.aspx 


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

Priya S. Prakash, MD (assisting) 

pprakash@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu


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


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


Platelet Transfusion Does Not Improve Outcomes in Brain Injured Patients on Antiplatelet Therapy

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM

George Washington University 

bsarani@mfa.gwu.edu


Screening All Trauma Patients for Inter-personal and Sexual Violence

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Tanya L. Zakrison, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS

Miller School of Medicine 

tzakrison@med.miami.edu

Epub ahead of print / April 2017 Link: http://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/publishahead/Universal_Screening_for_Intimate_Partner_and.99121.aspx 


Ileostomy and washout for C. difficile associated disease, effectiveness in the acute phase

Principal Investigators & Contact Information:

Paula Ferrada, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University 

pferrada@mcvh-vcu.edu

Rachael Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACS 

UCSF 

callcutr@sfghsurg.ucsf.edu

Epub ahead of print / April 2017

Link: http://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/publishahead/Loop_Ileostomy_Vs__Total_Colectomy_As_Surgical.99118.aspx 


Prospective Analysis of Type A Plasma as an Alternative to AB Plasma in Massive Transfusion

Principal Investigator & Contact Information:

Andrew C. Bernard, MD

Univ of Kentucky College of Medicine 

andrew.bernard@uky.edu

Epub ahead of print / April 2017

Link: http://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/publishahead/Incompatible_Type_A_Plasma_Transfusion_in_Patients.99092.aspx 

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