Research to Advance Trauma Knowledge

As a Level I trauma center, Miami Valley Hospital fulfills the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) requirements to be a leader in research and education, as well as to provide superior, comprehensive trauma care.

Miami Valley, like other Level I trauma centers, is uniquely suited to advance trauma knowledge due to the acuity and volume of trauma patients served. The ACS requires Level I trauma centers to publish a minimum of 20 research publications every three years in respectable, reputable medical journals. Miami Valley Hospital consistently meets and exceeds Level I research standards.

2020 Research

Management of Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury: Operative versus Non-Operative Intervention
D'Agostino R, Kursinskis A, Parikh P, Letarte P, Harmon L, Semon G. J Surg Res. 2021 Jan;257:101-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2020.07.046. Epub 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32818778.

Development and Generalization of a Score to Predict Trauma Patient Discharge Disposition using NTDB.
Mitchell Graham, Pratik Parikh, Sagar Hirpara, Mary McCarthy, Elliott Haut, Priti Parikh. The American Surgeon, 2020.

Outcome After Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures Versus Nonoperative Treatment in Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures and Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (CWIS-TBI).
Prins, Jonne T H et al. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery10.1097/TA.0000000000002994. 20 Oct. 2020, doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000002994

Peri-Operative Hemorrhage in the Setting of Prolonged Therapeutic Levels of Apixiban in Chronic Kidney Disease-accepted for publication in ACS Case Reviews in Surgery Prosthetic Graft Infection after Vascular Trauma.
Tchorz, Kathryn, et al. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open, vol. 5, no. 1, 2020, doi:10.1136/tsaco-2020-000547. DuBose, Joseph J et al.

Does Clamshell Thoracotomy Better Facilitate Thoracic Life-Saving Procedures Without Increased Complication Compared with an Anterolateral Approach to Resuscitative Thoracotomy? Results from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Aortic Occlusion for Resuscitation in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Registry.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons vol. 231,6 (2020): 713-719.e1. :10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.09.002

2019 Research

Seat Belt Use Among Patients in Motor Vehicle Collisions: Clinical and Demographic Factors.
Marco CA, Ekeh AP, Hardman C, Lovell M, Brent A, Akamune J. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. July 2019:158367. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2019.158367.

The Affordable Care Act: Long-Term Financial Impact on a Level I Trauma Center. Journal of Surgical Research
Acus, K. E., Indrakanti, D. L., Miller, J. L., Parikh, P. P., Cheslik, T. G., & McCarthy, M. C. (2019)., 243, 488–495.

Characteristics of Hardware Failure in Patients Undergoing Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures: A Chest Wall Injury Society Multicenter Study.
Sarani B, Allen R, Pieracci FM, et al. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. May 2019. doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000002373.

Management of Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage by the Trauma Service: Is Repeat CT Scanning and Routine Neurosurgical Consultation Necessary?
Cooper, Stephen W, et al. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open, vol. 4, no. 1, 2019, doi:10.1136/tsaco-2019-000313.

A Comparison between the TEG 6s and TEG 5000 Analyzers to Assess Coagulation in Trauma Patients.
Neal, Matthew D., et al. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 88, no. 2, 2020, pp. 279–285., doi:10.1097/ta.0000000000002545.

Management of Extraperitoneal Bladder Injury with Pelvis Fracture.
Bales AM, Purcell KF, Ferrauiola J, Markert RJ, Ekeh AP, Semon G, Kimpel D, Prayson MJ, McCarthyMC. The American Surgeon.85(11):e566-e568 · November 2019 

Predictors of New Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Geriatrics Trauma Patients.
Marco, CA, Lynde J, Nelson B, Madden J, Schaefer A, Hardman C, McCarthy MC. Journal American College of Emergency Phys 2019 Open 2019

Risk Factors for Pneumonia Following Rib Fractures.
Marco CA, Sorensen D, Hardman C, Bowers B, Holmes J, McCarthy MC. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019

A multicenter, prospective, controlled clinical trial of surgical stabilization of rib fractures in patients with severe, nonflail fracture patterns (Chest Wall Injury Society NONFLAIL).
Pieracci, Fredric M et al. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery vol. 88,2 (2020): 249-257. doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000002559

Establishment of a Road Traffic Trauma Registry for Northern Sri Lanka.
Gobyshanger T, Bales AM, Hardman C, et al. BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e001818. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001818