Acute Care Surgery

Our faculty members head funded research projects, publish in peer-reviewed journals, author book chapters and present frequently at local and national conferences.

We also work closely with other groups to promote awareness, research and prevention of injury. 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Recent Publications

Fibrotic interstitial lung disease occurring as sequelae of COVID-19 pneumonia despite concomitant steroids

COVID-19: The Second Wave-Are There Lessons from the First Wave to Prepare Us for the Second Wave?

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Small Intestinal Ischemia: Proof of Concept

Role of chest radiography in the management of COVID-19 pneumonia: An overview and correlation with pathophysiologic changes

The value of AI based CT severity scoring system in triage of patients with Covid-19 pneumonia as regards oxygen requirement and place of admission

Where have all the diseases gone during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Does CT help in reducing RT-PCR false negative rate for COVID-19?

Challenges in acute care surgery: Management of grade IV blunt pancreatic trauma

COVID-19 pneumonia-residual changes on CT scan are they all fibrosis

Trauma center activity and surge response during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic - The Philadelphia story

Surgical Treatment for Refractory Gastroparesis: Stimulator, Pyloric Surgery, or Both?

Hepatic autotransplant for hepatic vein avulsion after blunt abdominal trauma

COVID-19 pandemic: The value of antibody testing for imaging facilities

Meeting the challenge of analgesia in a pregnant woman with burn injury using subanesthetic ketamine: A case report and literature review

COVID 19- Tips for getting back to work

The Use of Integra Dermal Regeneration Templates and Cortical Bone Fenestrations over Exposed Tibia

Can imaging impact the coronavirus pandemic?

Asymptomatic trauma patients screened for venous thromboembolism have a higher risk profile with lower rate of pulmonary embolism: A five-year single-institution experience

Geriatric patients on antithrombotic therapy as a criterion for trauma team activation leads to over triage

Paraduodenal Hernia: a Rare Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain

Is it important to quantify hepatic fibrosis?

Telehealth provides a comprehensive approach to the surgical patient

Regulatory requirements need to specifically address prehospital transfusion programs

Has the time come to shift to paper DICOM printing?

How does mechanical ventilation damage lungs? What can be done to prevent it?