Research

There is plenty of opportunity within the department of surgery for residents to participate in translational and clinical research. There is a dedicated research curriculum, and all research within the Department of Surgery is supervised by the Director of Academic Surgical Research - Melissa Pressman, PhD.

Below please find lists of recent presentations and publications by our current and past residents and our faculty (may appear twice on the lists below). For individual PubMed listings of each faculty member, please see their individual pages on the Meet The Department section of the website.

RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

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Knolhoff J, Peck MD, Pressman, MA. The correlation between burn mortality rates and economic status of countries. 16th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (IBSI). Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012 Sept

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Klemens AE, Olsen L, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK. Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in an Underinsured, County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012. Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

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Olsen L, Klemens AE, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Nodora J, Martinez ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK. Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in Hispanic Patients From a County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012. Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

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Shirah G, Kopelman TR. Short Course of Antibiotics Insufficient for VAP (Ventilator Associated Pneumonia). Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 41st Critical Care Congress (Abstract 44). Houston, Texas. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/758169. 2012 Feb.

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Knollhoff J, Peck MD, Dyer KN, Pressman MA. The Correlation between Burn Mortality Rates and Economic Status of Countries. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

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Urbas T, Foster KN, Richey K, Pressman MA, Yonan Y, Caruso DM, Peck MD. Standardized Bronchoscopy Form for Classification/Progress of Burn Inhalation Injury. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

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Higgins, M. Building a Better Mousetrap: Improving the Surgical Breast Experience for Residents. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Poster Presentation. 2011 April.

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Davis KM, Hammill CW, Cassera MA, Hansen PD. Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastases Following Radiofrequency Ablation, Treatment Failure or Disease Progression? American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting – Oral Presentation. 2011.

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Machado L, Klemens AE, Komenaka IK, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Zenuk R, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Weiss BD. Health Literacy Affects use of Screening Mammography in an Underinsured Patient Population. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2011. San Antonio, TX. 2011 Dec.

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Shirah G. Recurrence or Insufficient Treatment?  A Study of 8 day Antibiotic Treatment for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. AZTrACC/ MacWood Resident Essay Competition, 2nd place. 2011 Nov.

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Davis, K. Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastases Following Radiofrequency Ablation, Treatment Failure or Disease Progression? ACS General Surgery Competition, 1st place Oral. 2011 Nov.

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Davis, K. Adult Colonic Intussusception from Attenuated Polyposis and Multifocal Adenocarcinoma, a Case Report. ACS General Surgery Competition, 3rd place Oral. 2011 Nov.

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Kleisli, T. Autologous Skin Transplantation for Cocaine-Associated Retiform Purpura:  A Case of Levamisole-Induced Occlusive Necrotizing Vasculitis after Use of Cocaine Contaminated with Levamisole. ACS General Surgery Competition, 2nd place Oral. 2011 Nov.

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Knolhoff JK, Hsu CH, Nodora J, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Evaluation of Patient Related Factors Associated with Missed Appointments for Clinic and Procedures. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2011. Washington, DC. 2011 Sept.

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Davis, K. Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastases Following Radiofrequency Ablation, Treatment Failure or Disease Progression? Academic Excellence Day- Oral. 2011.

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Harrel, N. Does Prolonged Emergency Department Disposition Increase Complication Rates in Level One Traumas? Academic Excellence Day- Oral. 2011.

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Machado, L. Patient Health Literacy May Affect Use of Screening Mammography in an Underinsured Patient Population. Academic Excellence Day- Oral. 2011.

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Kleisli, T. Autologous Skin Transplantation for Cocaine-Associated Retiform Purpura:  A Case of Lavamisole-Induced Occlusive Necrotizing Vasculitis after Use of Cocaine Contaminated with Levamisole. Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Knolhoff, J. No Shows, Clinic and Procedures:  Is There a Difference Based on Level of Education or Socioeconomic Status? Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Hibbard, M. Adrenal Leiomyosarcoma:  An Aggressive Rare Cancer. Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Olsen, L. Elective Tracheostomy in Facial Trauma. Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Shirah, G. Implementation of Video Improves Understanding of Breast Cancer Concepts in an Undereducated County Hospital Population. Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Wilhelmson, K. Rectal Cancer Presenting as Fournier's Gangrene. Academic Excellence Day 2011-Poster. 2011.

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Hibbard ML, Higgins MS, Bailey PV. A Novel, Tailored Management Strategy for Giant Omphalocele. 44th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2011 April.

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Higgins, M. Building a Better Mousetrap: Improving the Surgical Breast Experience for Residents. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Poster Presentation. 2011 April.

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Leeds SG, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Oral Presentation. 2011 April.

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Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Oral Presentation. 2011 April.

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Davis K, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri P, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA. The Use of Body Imaging as a Screening Tool for Spinal Trauma. American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Region IX 2010 Resident Paper Competition. 2010.

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Davis K, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Benefits of Using Intraoperative Ultrasound in Breast Conserving Operations for Palpable Breast Cancer. American Society of Breast Surgeons 11th Annual Meeting – Poster Presentation. 2010.

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Wilhelmson KL, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Intraoperative Ultrasound Can Facilitate the Wire Guided Breast Procedure for Mammographic Abnormalities. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2010. San Antonio, TX. 2010 Dec.

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Davis K, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri P, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA. The Use of Body Imaging as a Screening Tool for Spinal Trauma. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 1st place Oral. 2010 Nov.

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Leeds SG, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

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Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

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Hibbard ML, Swanstrom LL, Dunst CM. Improvement after Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Pyloroplasty for Gastroparesis. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 1st Place Oral. 2010 Nov.

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Hibbard ML, Komenaka IK. Preoperative Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer Improves Surgical Outcomes in the Community Hospital Setting. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 2nd Place Oral. 2010 Nov.

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Torabi R, Komenaka IK, Hsu CH, Bouton ME. Predictors of Margin Status after Breast-Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 3rd Place Oral. 2010 Nov.

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Davis K, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, Bowles B, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA. Risk Factors for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children: Do They Mimic Those Seen in Adults? Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

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Leeds SG, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. 2010 Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Annual Symposium. 2010 Nov.

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Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA. Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. 2010 Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Annual Symposium – 1st Place Poster. 2010 Nov.

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Machado L, Klemens AE, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Zenuk R, Martinez ME, Borbon L, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Patient Health Literacy May Affect use of Screening Mammography in an Underinsured Patient Population. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2010. Miami, FL. 2010 Oct.

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Shirah GR, Hsu CH, Goodman JJ, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Technical ability of residents may affect surgical outcomes in breast cancer. American College of Surgeons 96th Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. 2010 Oct.

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Shirah GR, Bouton ME, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Klemens AE, Martinez ME, Komenaka IK. Implementation of Video Improves Understanding of Breast Cancer Concepts in an Undereducated County Hospital Population. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2010. Miami, FL. 2010 Oct.

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Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Pasilic D, Wilhelmson K, Vail SJ, Pressman M, Gridley DG. Whole Body Computed Tomographic Imaging in the Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patient. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Boston, MA. 2010 Sept.

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Torabi R, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Predictors of Margin Status after Breast-Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2010. Chicago, IL. 2010 June.

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Higgins ML, Hibbard MS; Bailey P. Novel Management Strategy for Giant Omphalocele: A Case Report. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Hibbard ML, Swanström L, Dunst C. Improvement after Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Pyloroplasty for Gastroparesis. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Torabi R, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Predictors of Margin Status after Breast Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Wilhelmson K, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ. Whole Body CT Imaging is Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Shirah G, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Prolonged Injection Site Mass Can Occur with Methylene Blue But Not Lymphazurin Blue after the Sentinel Node Procedure. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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O'Cleireachain M, O'Neill PJ. Blunt Force Trauma with Right Atrial Rupture. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Machado L, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Pasilic D, Vail SJ. Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computer Tomography: The Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Knolhoff J, Strohschein B, O’Neill PJ, Feiz-Erfan I. A Prospective Analysis of the Source of Hemorrhage Causing Trauma Epidural Hematoma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Klemens A, Potter K, Arnold W. Extraskeletal Ewing's Sarcoma in a 13-Year-Old Boy: A Case Report. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Kleisli T, Alastalo TP, Perez VDJ, Rabinovitch M. Transforming Growth Factor and Bone Morphogenetic Protein Receptor II Ligands Regulate Elastin Synthesis via Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

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Davis K, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Benefits of Using Intraoperative Ultrasound in Breast Conserving Operations for Palpable Breast Cancer. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona - 2rd Place Poster. 2010 May.

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Davis K, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Intraoperative Ultrasound Can Decrease Re- excision Lumpectomy Rate in Patients with Palpable Breast Cancers. American Society of Breast Surgeons 2010. 11th Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. 2010 Apr-May.

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Shirah GR, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Differences in the Sentinel Node Procedure with Methylene Blue Compared to Isosulfan Blue. Poster Presentation #3115. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2009. San Antonio, TX. 2009 Dec.

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Machado, L. Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography: The Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Region IX Paper Competition. Las Vegas, NV. 2009 Dec.

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Machado L, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Pressman M, Vail SJ. Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography: the Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. American College of Surgeons: Arizona Committee on Trauma, Scottsdale, Arizona. First Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

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Machado L, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Pressman M, Vail SJ. Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography: the Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. 1st Annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona.  Third Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

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Wilhelmson KL, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ. Whole Body CT Imaging in Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. American College of Surgeons: Arizona Committee on Trauma, Scottsdale, Arizona. Second Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

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Wilhelmson KL, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ. Whole Body CT Imaging in Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. 1st Annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona. First Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

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Agee N, Urbas T, Goodman J, Arnold W. Endoscopic Technique of an Intra-gastric Balloon Causing a Gastric Outlet Obstruction. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Hibbard ML, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Benefits of Preoperative Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer in the Community Setting. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Saltz SL, Swanstrom LL, Dunst CM, Aye R, Louie B. Manometric Features of the Laparoscopic Hill Repair vs. the Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Shirah GR, Green AT, Arnold W, Goodman J. Agenesis of Gallbladder: A Case Report. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Urbas T, Foster KN, Pressman MA, Caruso DM, Peck MD. Standardized Bronchoscopy Form for Classification/Progress of Burn Inhalation Injury. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Agee N, Komenaka IK, Foster KN. The Effectiveness of Grand Round Lectures in a Community Based Teaching Hospital. 2009 APDS Annual Meeting. 2009 May.

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Ballecer C, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR. Incarcerated Patients with Splenic Injuries: Is Non-Operative Management a Viable Option? Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Davis KM, Andrade C, Lemon M, Foster KN. Reoccurring Cutaneous Zygomycosis Complicating Extensive Burn Injury. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Gomes A, Strohschein B, Kopelman TR, Feiz-Erfan I. Closed Therapy of Thoracolumbar Vertebral Body Fractures in Level 1 Trauma Patients: A Prospective Series. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Green A, Patel KR, Foster KN. Small Bowel Melanoma: Is this a Gastrointestinal Primary? Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Harrel N, Matthews MR, Cox J, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Caruso DM. Hypothermia in the Desert: A Paradox. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Higgins MS, Arnold WH. Richter's Hernia in a Novel Location: A Case Report. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Kanneganti S, Graham P, Cox J. Peritonitis from a Primigravid Uterine Dehiscence Following a Cesarean Section: A Rare Surgical Catastrophe. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Le L, Kreisheimer DM, Walker PA, Matthews MR, Robertson DW, Walter FG, Caruso DM. The Development of a Burn Disaster Network: Increasing Statewide Burn Bed Capacity during a Mass Casualty Incident. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Leeds SE, Kopelman TR, Foster KN, O'Neill PJ. Predicting Carotid or Vertebral Artery Injury in Blunt Trauma from Cervical Spine Fractures (Is There Indication to Screen Isolated Transverse or Spinous Process Fractures?) Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

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Hibbard ML, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Benefits of Preoperative Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer in the Community Hospital Setting. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2009 May.

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Agee N, Komenaka IK, Drachman D, Bouton ME, Caruso D, Foster KN. The Effectiveness of Grand Round Lectures in a Community Based Teaching Hospital. Oral Presentation. Association of Program Directors in Surgery Meeting 2009. Salt Lake City, UT. 2009 April.

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O'Cleireachain M, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ. Lactulose Induced Bowel Gas Ignition: A Previously Unrecognized. SWS Oral Presentation. 2009 March.

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Torabi R, Komenaka IK, Bouton ME, Nair G, Hobohm D. Intra-Operative Touch Imprint and Frozen Section Analysis of Sentinel Lymph Nodes after Primary Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium.  Phoenix, AZ. 2009 March.

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Ballecer C, Klemens AE, Pressman MA, Foster KN, Peck MD, Caruso DM. Streets of Fire, Part II: Five-year retrospective analysis of thermal burn injury in Arizona. 41st Annual ABA Meeting. 2009 March.

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Bouton ME, Green A, Komenaka IK. Understanding of Breast Cancer Concepts in an Undereducated County Hospital Population. Poster Presentation #2102. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2008. San Antonio, TX. 2008 Dec.

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T, Drachman DA. Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. Region IX and Arizona Chapter-Committee on Trauma American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. 2008 Dec.

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Macias LH, Swanson S, Rebecca AM and Smith AA. Digital Salvage Using Reverse Second Metacarpal Artery Flap. American Association for Hand Surgery 2008. Phoenix, AZ. 2008.

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Higgins MS, Kula A, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR. Routine Chest X-ray after Bronchoscopy and Bronchoalveolar Lavage: Is it Necessary? MacWood 2008. 2008.

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T,  Drachman DA. Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. MacWood 2008. 2008.

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Green A, Agee N. Utility of Cytology Obtained During Diagnostic Laparoscopy. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. 2008 May.

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Le L, Snell M, Richey KJ, Champagne JS, Foster KN. Copper Theft: A Petty Crime with Catastrophic Consequences. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

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Swanson S. Prospective Information Collection study. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

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Green A, Agee N. Post-Traumatic Splenic Pseudoaneurysm: A Failure of Non-operative Management? A Case Report of a Rare Complication in a Child. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T, Drachman DA. Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

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Ballecer C. Painful Flatus In My Thigh: Lower Extremity Subcutaneous Emphysema Three Months Following Low Anterior Resection. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

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Kanneganti SR, Kim HY, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Cox JC. Perforated Intestinal Lymphangiectasia in an Adult: A Rare Surgical Emergency. Southwestern Surgical Congress 60th Annual Meeting. 2008 April.

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Cox JC, Drachman DA, Macias LH, Matthews MR, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR. The Utility of Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. Southwestern Surgical Congress 60th Annual Meeting. 2008 April.

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Cox JC, Kannegati S, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ. Perforated intestinal lymphangiectasia in an adult: a rare surgical emergency. Southwestern Surgical Congress. 2008 March.

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Thaler K, Kanneganti S, Khajanchee Y, Wilson C, Swanstrom L, Hansen PD. The Evolving role of staging laparoscopy in the treatment of colorectal hepatic metastasis. SCCM conference. 2008 Feb.

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC. Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. SCCM conference. 2008 Feb.

 

Swanson S. Sierra Scientific Instruments High Resolution 32-channel Esophageal Manometry Probe Manoscan Accuracy w/ Respect to Detection of Type I Hiatal Hernias. DDW. 2007 Nov.

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Green, A. Prolapsed Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct-a case report. Academic Excellence Day. 2007 Aug.

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Macias L, O'Cleireachain M, Freeman M, Foster KN. Release of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome with Immediate Closure with Biologic Collagen Matrix: A Case Report. Southern Region Burn Conference. 2007 May.

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O'Cleireachain M, Macias L, Wadsworth M, Matthews MR, Foster KN, Caruso DM. Muriatic Acid Burn Resulting In Upper Extremity Amputation And Death: A Case Report. 11th Annual Maricopa Medical Center/Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. 2007 May.

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Green A. Laparoscopy in Trauma. Academic Excellence Day. 2006 May.

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Swanson S. Case report of cecal diverticulitis and appendicitis secondary to a fecolith a twelve year-old Hispanic girl. Academic Excellence Day. 2006 May.

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Macias L, Amabile O, O'Cleireachain M, Le L, Kopelman TR. Strangulated Internal Hernia Caused By the Appendix. Academic Excellence Day 2006. 2006 May.

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Kopelman TR, Leeds S, Berardoni NE, O'Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA. The Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. American Journal of Surgeons. 2011 Dec; 202(6): 684-689

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Hibbard ML, Dunst CM, Swanström LL. Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Pyloroplasty for Gastroparesis Results in Sustained Symptom Improvement. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2011 Sept; 15(9): 1513-1519

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Komenaka IK, Hibbard ML, Hsu CH, Low BG, Salganick JA, Bouton ME, Jha C. Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer improves surgical outcomes in the community hospital setting. Oncologist. 2011; 16(6): 752-759

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Bouton ME, Shirah GR, Nodora J, Pond E, Hsu CH, Klemens AE, Martinez ME,  Komenaka IK. Implementation of educational video improves patient understanding of basic breast cancer concepts in an undereducated county hospital population. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012 Jan; 105(1): 48-54

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Hibbard ML, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Maly TJ, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Vail SJ, Qua, AN, Drachman DA. Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with an Aggressive De-Escalation Strategy Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Surgical Infections. 2011 Oct; 11(5): 427-432

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Komenaka IK, Maffi TR, Davis KH, Klemens AE, Bouton ME, Pennington RE. An alternative technique for immediate breast reconstruction. American Surgeon. 2011 June; 77(6): 756-760

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Komenaka IK, Davis K, Hsu CH, Wilhelmson KL, Bouton ME. Intraoperative ultrasound can decrease re-excision lumpectomy rate in patients with palpable breast cancers. The American Surgeon. 2011 June; 77(6): 720-725

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Komenaka IK, Hsu CH, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Low BG, Salganick JA, Nodora  J, Hibbard ML, Jha C. Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer is associated with improved compliance with adjuvant therapy in matched Stage II and IIIA patients. The Oncologist. 2011 June; 16(6): 742-751

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Komenaka IK, Shirah GR, Lau SK, Jayaram L, Bouton ME, Patel PN. Invasive lobular carcinoma and lobular carcinoma in situ in a phyllodes tumor. The Breast Journal. 2011 May-June; 17(3): 307-309

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Komenaka IK, Hibbard ML, Hsu CH, Low BG, Salganick JA, Bouton ME, Jha C. Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer improves surgical outcomes in the community hospital setting. Oncologist. 2011 June; 16(6): 752-759

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Wilhelmson, KL, Bouton, ME, Komenaka, IK. Intraoperative ultrasound can facilitate the wire guided breast procedure for mammographic abnormalities. American Surgeon. 2011 May; 77(5): 640-646

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Shirah GR, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Occurrence of Prolonged injection site mass can occur with methylene blue but not isosulfan blue after the sentinel node procedure. Archives of Surgery. 2011 May; 146(2): 137-141

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Bouton ME, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Green A, Martinez ME, Komenaka IK. Understanding of breast cancer concepts in an undereducated county hospital population. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2010 Oct; 102(5): 398-403

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Hibbard M, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Maly TJ, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Vail SJ, Quan AN, Drachman DA. Empiric, broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy with an aggressive de-escalation strategy does not induce gram-negative pathogen resistance in ventilator-associated pneumonia. Surgical Infections. 2010 Oct; 11(5): 427-432

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Urbas T, Agee N, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK. Verification of a prolonged untreated natural history of breast cancer by the multigene assay. Medical Oncology. 2010 Sept; 27(3): 624-627

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Komenaka IK, Torabi R, Nair RG, Jayaram L, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Dave H, Hobohm DW. Intraoperative touch imprint and frozen section analysis of sentinel lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. Annals of Surgery. 2010 Feb; 251(2): 319-322

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Agee N, Komenaka IK, Drachman D, Bouton ME, Caruso DM, Foster KN. The effectiveness of grand rounds lectures in a community based teaching hospital. Journal of Surgical Education. 2009 Nov-Dec; 66(6): 361-366

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Swanson S, Macias L, Smith A. Treatment of Bowler's Neuroma with Digital Nerve Translocation. Hand (NY). 2009 Sept: 4(3): 323-326

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Uecker, NE, O'Neill PJ, Agee N, Kopelman TR. Post-traumatic subserosal small bowel herniation leading to obstruction in a child with acute spinal cord injury. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 2009 Jan; 35(6): 583-586

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Komenaka IK, Shirah GR and Bouton ME. Prolonged Injection Site Mass Can Occur with Methylene Blue but Not Lymphazurin Blue after the Sentinel Node Procedure. Cancer Research. 2009 Dec; 69(24)Suppl. 3: 684S-684S

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Macias LH, Cox JC, Matthews MR, Drachman DA. The utility of diagnostic laparoscopy in the evaluation of anterior abdominal stab wounds. American Journal of Surgery. 2008 Dec; 196(6): 871-877

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Davis K, Markov M, Jasiurkowski B, Ravi J, Patel P, Levater R, Nadir A, Rodriguez J, Van Thiel DH. Adenocarcinoma of the Ileocecal Valve Occurring 35 Years After Jejunoileal Bypass. Southern Medical Journal. 2008 July; 101(7): 772-773

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Higgins M, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Cox J. Matthews M. The benefit of routine chest radiography after bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage. Critical Care Medicine. 2008; 36(12): A132

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Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Kannegati S, Davis KM, Drachman DA. The relationship of plasma glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin A1C levels among nondiabetic trauma patients. Journal of Trauma. 2008 Jan; 64(1): 30-33

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Kopelman, TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard M, Quan A, Drachman D. Empiric, broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy with de-escalation for ventilator-associated pneumonia does not induce gram-negative pathogen resistance. Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Dec; 35(12): 35(Suppl): A232

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FACULTY PRESENTATIONS

Peck, MD, Knolhoff, J, Pressman, MA

The correlation between burn mortality rates and economic status of countries. 16th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (IBSI). Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012 Sept

Yale K, Stoehr J, Pressman MA

The Use of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation on Intubated Burn Patients. 21st Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session in conjunction with AAPA’s 40th Annual PA Conference. Toronto, Canada. 2012 May.

Buchanan SM, Derr RE, Matthews MR, Wachtel TL, Dixon RM, Haney SA, Lyons WH, Caruso DM

Advancing Military Medical Training: Addition of Burn Surgery to Trauma Medical Sustainment Programs. The Southwestern Surgical Congress 2012 Annual Meeting. Palos Verdes, CA. 2012 March.

Klemens AE, Olsen L, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK

Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in an Underinsured, County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012. Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

Olsen L, Klemens AE, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Nodora J, Martinez ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK

Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in Hispanic Patients From a County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012.  Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

Shirah G, Kopelman TR

Short Course of Antibiotics Insufficient for VAP (Ventilator Associated Pneumonia). Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 41st Critical Care Congress (Abstract 44). Houston, Texas. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/758169. 2012 Feb.

LaPratt K, Greiser C, Pope D, Lopez J, Leatham B, Bigley A, Richey K, Pressman MA

Precision of Adjustment of Intravenous Fluid Administration during Burn Resuscitation. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey K, Dyer KN, Caruso DM

Relative Adrenal Insufficiency in Burn Patients. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey K, Schulstad S, Stoehr J, Paige M, Caruso DM

Diagnosing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Burn Patients: Endotracheal Aspirates Versus Bronchoalveolar Lavage. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey K, Zhou M, Duong V, Sherrill D

A Comparison of Injury Scoring Systems in Predicting Burn Mortality. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam N, Chacon D, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Sleep Disorder: Are Sleep Problems Adding to the Complications of Childhood Burn Injury Survival? ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam N, Chacon D, Takach OP, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Are Pain and Itching Causing Sleep Disruption in Pediatric Burn Patients? ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam N, Burton SB, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Experiencing the Pediatric Burn Injury from the Parental Point of View. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Rimmer RB, Pressman MA, Takach OP, Bay RC, Croteau R, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Burn-Injured Adolescents Report Gaining Multiple Developmental Benefits and Improved Life Skills as a Result of Burn Camp Attendance. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey K, Robles-Schein R, Liu CM, Contente-Cuomo T, Aziz M, MS, Price LB

Prospective Characterization of the Burn Wound Microbiome. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Coyne NL, Foster KN, Peck MD, Matthews MR, Pressman MA, Caruso DM

Are Cultured Epidermal Autografts Worth the Cost? ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Peck MD, Knollhoff J, Dyer KN, Pressman MA

The Correlation between Burn Mortality Rates and Economic Status of Countries. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Poster. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Rimmer RB, Joiner J, Winchester SM, Foster KN, Caruso DM

A Bilingual Anti-Scald, Fire & Burn Prevention Campaign for Head Start Results in Reduced Pediatric Admissions to a Busy Regional Burn Center. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Richey K, Pressman MA, Urbas T, Yonan Y, Caruso DM, Peck MD

Standardized Bronchoscopy Form for Classification/Progress of Burn Inhalation Injury. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Foster KN, Dretzel JM, Ashburn DD, Coyne NL, Hibbert MJ, Richey KJ, Pressman MA, Peck MD, Matthews MR, Caruso DM

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) Successfully and Safely Treats Smoke Inhalation Injury. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Greiser C, Richey K, Pressman MA, Caruso DM

Determining the Standards for Treatment of Shoulder/Axillary Burns. ABA 44th Annual Meeting - American Burn Association. Oral. Seattle, WA. 2012 April.

Kopelman, TR

A Shortened Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy May Be Inadequate in the Setting of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Secondary to Non-Lactose Fermenting Bacilli. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 41st Critical Care Congress: Oral Abstract Session: Pulmonary. Houston, TX. 2012 Feb.

Komenaka IK, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Machado L, Zenuk R, Klemens AE, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Weiss BD

Health Literacy Affects use of Screening Mammography in an Underinsured Patient Population. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2011. San Antonio, TX. 2011 Dec.

Knolhoff JK, Hsu CH, Nodora J, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Evaluation of Patient Related Factors Associated with Missed Appointments for Clinic and Procedures. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2011. Washington, DC. 2011 Sept.

Pond E, Wertheim B, Cruz G, Daneri A, Komenaka IK, Meza M, Gutierrez LE, Bondy M, Jacobs E, Thompson PA, Martinez ME

Ella Binational Breast Cancer Study. Parity and Obesity in Mexican and Mexican-American Women: Findings from the Ella Binational Breast Cancer Study. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2011. Washington, DC. 2011 Sept.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam NB, Burton ME, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Pain Coping Strategies: Are they predictive of future anxiety problems in burn injured youth? American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam NB, Burton ME, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Parental vs. Burn Injured Child Self-Report on Anxiety Disorder: Are Parents Ignoring or Simply Missing Children’s Symptoms? American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam NB, Burton ME, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

CHIPS- (Child Health Profile). American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Sadler IJ, Alam NB, Burton ME, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Are anxiety disorders in burn injured youth being over looked and under treated? American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Coyne N, Caruso DM, Peck MD, Pressman MA, Matthews MR, Foster KN

Utilization of Midlevel Providers in Burn Centers. American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Holloway A, Cheema G, Snell M, Pressman MA

Electrical Hand Burns: A Five Year Review. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Izraeli G, Matthews MR, Caruso DM, Foster KN, Peck MD

The Cost of Burn Related Child Abuse. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Lorello D, Peck MD, Pressman MA, Richey K, Schulsted S

Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Ambulation for Patients with Lower Extremity Grafts. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Caruso DM, Coyne N, Peck MD, Matthews MR, Foster KN

Use of a New Negative Pressure Therapy System in the Burn Center. American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Pressman MA, Ulloa K, Richey K, Brewer, Foster KN, Caruso DM

A Successful Burn Summer Research Internship Program. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Peck MD, Wheeler, Pressman MA, Coyne N, Mouch S, Matthews MR, Caruso DM

Application of Xenograft Reduces Analgesic Requirements in Treatment of Indeterminate Partial Thickness Burns with Eschar. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Rimmer RB, Pressman MA, Joiner, Winchester, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Outcome of a Culturally Sensitive Burn and Fire Prevention Program Designed for Inner City School Families. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey K, Kardos P, Matthews MR, Peck MD, Caruso DM

Burn Center Emergency Department Improves Burn Patient Care. American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Foster KN, Richey K, Schulstad S, Johnson-Smith, Pressman MA

Incidence of Undiagnosed Diabetes in Patients Admitted to a Regional Burn Center. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Foster KN, Richey K, Benshoof C, Schulstad S, Tanner V, Pressman MA

A Survey of Burn Care Providers Regarding the Use of Sedation Holidays. American Burn Association- Oral. 2011 March.

Richey K, Foster KN, Pressman MA, Schulstad S

Nursing Research: Barriers and Priorities. American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Peck MD, Pressman MA, Foster KN, Techapinyawat R, Richey K

Effects of Smoke Inhalation on Clinical Outcomes- An Analysis of the National Burn Repository. American Burn Association- Poster. 2011 March.

Kopelman, TR

The Reliability of Non-Reconstructed Computerized Tomographic Scans of the Torso in Detecting Blunt Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries. 70th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery. 2011 Sept.

Leeds SG, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA.

Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Oral Presentation. 2011 April.

Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA

Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. The Southwestern Surgical Congress – Oral Presentation. 2011 April.

Foster, KN

A Retrospective Review of Sedation Management in Burn Patients and A Survey of Burn Care Providers Regarding the Use of Sedation Holidays. Southern Region Burn Conference- Oral Presentation. 2011 Dec.

Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O'Neill PJ, Hemayadi P, Vail SJ, Pieri PM, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

Risk Factors for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children:  Do They Mimic Those Seen in Adults? Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 2011 Annual Meeting. 2011.

Foster KN

Acquired Factor V Deficiency in a Burn Patient Receiving Bovine Thrombin. North American Burn Society NABS Annual Meeting Oral Presentation. 2011.

Davis K, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri P, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

The Use of Body Imaging as a Screening Tool for Spinal Trauma. American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Region IX 2010 Resident Paper Competition. 2010.

Davis K, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Benefits of Using Intraoperative Ultrasound in Breast Conserving Operations for Palpable Breast Cancer. American Society of Breast Surgeons 11th Annual Meeting – Poster Presentation. 2010.

Wilhelmson KL, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Intraoperative Ultrasound Can Facilitate the Wire Guided Breast Procedure for Mammographic Abnormalities. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2010. San Antonio, TX. 2010 Dec.

Davis K, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri P, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

The Use of Body Imaging as a Screening Tool for Spinal Trauma. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 1st place Oral. 2010 Nov.

Leeds SG, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA

Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA

Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

Hibbard ML, Komenaka IK

Preoperative Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer Improves Surgical Outcomes in the Community Hospital Setting. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 2nd Place Oral. 2010 Nov.

Torabi R, Komenaka IK, Hsu CH, Bouton ME

Predictors of Margin Status after Breast-Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting – 3rd Place Oral. 2010 Nov.

Davis K, Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, Bowles B, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

Risk Factors for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children: Do They Mimic Those Seen in Adults? Arizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010 Nov.

Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, Bowles B, O’Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

Risk Factors for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children: Do They Mimic Those Seen in Adults? 2010 Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Annual Symposium - 2nd Place Poster. 2010 Nov.

Leeds SG; Berardoni N, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ; Pieri PG; Pressman MA

Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. 2010 Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Annual Symposium. 2010 Nov.

Leeds SG, Kopelman TR, Berardoni N, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ; Pieri PG; Pressman MA

Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. 2010 Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Annual Symposium – 1st Place Poster. 2010 Nov.

Komenaka IK

Challenges in the Study and Management of Racial/Ethnic Minority Women with Breast Cancer. Cancer Prevention and Control. Tucson, AZ. 2010 Nov.

Rimmer RB, Pressman MA, Joiner J, Winchester S, Foster KN, Caruso DM

The Effectiveness of a Culturally Sensitive Burn and Fire Prevention Program Designed for Inner City School Families. Safety 2010 World Conference, London, England. 2010 Oct.

Farrar NF, Caruso DM, Peck MD, Pressman MA, Foster KN, Matthews MR

Utilization of Midlevel Providers in Burn Centers. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Rimmer RB, Pressman MA, Joiner J, Winchester S, Foster KN, Caruso DM

The Effectiveness of a Culturally Sensitive Burn and Fire Prevention Program Designed for Inner City School Families. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Crouteau R, Pierce NL, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

The Burn Camp Experience: A Positive Developmental Experience for Adolescent Burn Survivors. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Peck MD

Volunteerism and Humanitarian Efforts in Burn Prevention and Treatment. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Foster KN, Detzel JM, Ashburn DD, Farrar NL, Hibbert MJ, Richey KJ, Pressman MA, Caruso DM

The Use of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) in Burn Patients with Inhalation Injury. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Foster KN

A Descriptive Study Comparing the Use of Fibrin Sealant to Staples for Autograft Fixation. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Foster KN

Autologous Skin Transplantation for Cocaine-Associated Retiform Purpura:  A Case of Levamisole-Induced Occlusive Necrotizing Vasculitis after Use of Cocaine Contaminated with Levamisole. Western Region Burn Conference. 2010 Oct.

Machado L, Klemens AE, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Zenuk R, Martinez ME, Borbon L, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Patient Health Literacy May Affect use of Screening Mammography in an Underinsured Patient Population. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2010. Miami, FL. 2010 Oct.

Shirah GR, Hsu CH, Goodman JJ, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Technical ability of residents may affect surgical outcomes in breast cancer. American College of Surgeons 96th Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. 2010 Oct.

Shirah GR, Bouton ME, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Klemens AE, Martinez ME,  Komenaka IK

Implementation of Video Improves Understanding of Breast Cancer Concepts in an Undereducated County Hospital Population. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2010. Miami, FL. 2010 Oct.

Zenuk R, Carvajal S, Nodora J, Wilkinson A, Thompson P, Cruz G, Wertheim BC, Komenaka I, Pond E, Bondy M, Daneri A, Meza M, Gutierrez LE, Martinez ME

Risk Factor Distribution among Women of Mexican Decent by Level of Acculturation and Country of Residence: Findings from the ELLA Binational Breast Cancer Study. ELLA Binational Breast Cancer Consortium. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2010. Miami, FL. 2010 Oct.

Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Pasilic D, Pressman M, Machado L, Vail SJ

Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography; The Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Boston, MA. 2010 Sept.

Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Pasilic D, Wilhelmson K, Vail SJ, Pressman M, Gridley DG

Whole Body Computed Tomographic Imaging in the Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patient. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Boston, MA. 2010 Sept.

Torabi R, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Predictors of Margin Status after Breast-Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2010. Chicago, IL. 2010 June.

Torabi R, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Predictors of Margin Status after Breast Conserving Operations for Breast Cancer. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

Wilhelmson K, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ

Whole Body CT Imaging is Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

Shirah G, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Prolonged Injection Site Mass Can Occur with Methylene Blue But Not Lymphazurin Blue after the Sentinel Node Procedure. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

O'Cleireachain M, O'Neill PJ

Blunt Force Trauma with Right Atrial Rupture. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

Machado L, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Pasilic D, Vail SJ

Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computer Tomography: The Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

Knolhoff J, Strohschein B, O’Neill PJ, Feiz-Erfan I

A Prospective Analysis of the Source of Hemorrhage Causing Trauma Epidural Hematoma. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 May.

Davis K, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Benefits of Using Intraoperative Ultrasound in Breast Conserving Operations for Palpable Breast Cancer. 14th Annual Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona - 2rd Place Poster. 2010 May.

Davis K, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Intraoperative Ultrasound Can Decrease Re- excision Lumpectomy Rate in Patients with Palpable Breast Cancers. American Society of Breast Surgeons 2010. 11th Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. 2010 April-May.

Peck MD

Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism is not a Must in Burn Patients. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Pressman MA, Gonzales JC, Samsel KA, Smith LM, Ruiz K, Richey KJ, Foster KN, Peck MD, Caruso DM

Evaluation Of A Burn Registry And Research Databases: How Good Is Good Enough? 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Page SW, Hoover AM, Beyer FG II, Stoehr JF, Matthews MR, Caruso DM, Foster KN, Richey KJ, Pressman MA

The Use of Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in Trauma and Burn Injury Patients. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Foster KN, Cheema G, Shafer D, Richey KJ, Pressman MA

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Adult and Pediatric Burn Patients: A Review. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Richey KJ, Pressman MA, Champagne JS, Caruso DM, Peck MD, Foster KN

Adverse And Unanticipated Event Reporting: Are We Improving Patient Safety? 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Richey KJ, Pressman MA, Caruso DM, Peck MD, Foster KN, Matthews MR

Measuring Nursing Competencies: Strategies For Improvement. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Rimmer RB, Mathieson K, Richey KJ, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Parents’ Sf10 Survey Responses Regarding the Well-being of Their Burn Surviving Children As Compared To the Children’s’ Self-Reports of Well-being. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Champagne JS, Foster KN, Pressman MA, Richey KJ, Caruso DM, Peck MD, Matthews MR, Neibaur RD, Haught-Neese GJ

Multiple Drug Resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii Outbreak in a Burn Center: Trying to Stop the Unstoppable?  42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Croteau R, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

The Effect of Parenting Style on Burn Injured Children’s Self-Reported Anxiety. 42 Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association. 2010 March.

Koler AJ, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Pressman MA, Vail SJ

Ostomy Reversal Following Damage Control Laparotomy; One Institution’s Experience. Southwestern Surgical Congress, Tucson, Arizona. 2010 March.

Peck MD

The Organization and Delivery of Regional Burn Care. 18th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns-India. 2010 Jan.

Peck MD

Techniques of Excision in Burns. 18th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns-India. 2010 Jan.

Peck MD

Management of a Group of Burn Patients. 18th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns-India. 2010 Jan.

Peck MD

Prevention and Control of Infections in Burn Patients. 18th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns-India. 2010 Jan.

Foster KN

Venous Thromboembolism in Burn Patients: A Prospective Study. North American Burn Society NABS Annual Meeting Oral Presentation. 2010.

Shirah GR, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Differences in the Sentinel Node Procedure with Methylene Blue Compared to Isosulfan Blue. Poster Presentation #3115. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2009. San Antonio, TX. 2009 Dec.

Machado L, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Pressman M, Vail SJ

Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography: the Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. American College of Surgeons: Arizona Committee on Trauma, Scottsdale, Arizona. First Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

Machado L, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Pressman M, Vail SJ

Isolated Intraperitoneal Fluid Identified on Computed Tomography: the Clinical Importance for the Pediatric Patient with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. 1st Annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona.  Third Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

Wilhelmson KL, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ

Whole Body CT Imaging in Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. American College of Surgeons: Arizona Committee on Trauma, Scottsdale, Arizona. Second Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

Wilhelmson KL, Kopelman TR, Pasalic D, O’Neill PJ, Vail SJ

Whole Body CT Imaging in Asymptomatic Pediatric Blunt Trauma. 1st Annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona. First Place Resident Competition. 2009 Nov.

Peck MD

Management of Electrical Injuries. Fifth Annual Burn Symposium. 2009 Oct.

Pandharipande P, Agarwal V, O'Neill PJ, Thompson J, Ely EW

Delirium in Critically Ill Burn Intensive Care Unit Patients: Prevalence, Subtypes and Risk Factors. Anesthesiology, Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society Anesthesiologists. Nashville, Tennessee. 2009 Oct.

Caruso DM

A Burn Disaster Network for Mass Casualty Events. 13th European Burns Association Congress. Switzerland. 2009 Sept.

Caruso DM, Johnson RM, Blome-Eberwein SA, Milner S, Luterman A, Tredget EE, Foster KN, Kommala D

Phase II Trial of Carboxymethylcellulose Silver Dressing Reinforced with Nylon to Treat Partial Thickness Burns. 13th European Burns Association Congress. Switzerland. 2009 Sept.

Peck MD

Clinical Trials: Feasibility and Data Management. Annual meeting of the Association of Technological Advances for Combat Casualty Care. 2009 Aug.

Hibbard ML, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Benefits of Preoperative Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer in the Community Setting. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Urbas T, Foster KN, Pressman MA, Caruso DM, Peck MD

Standardized Bronchoscopy Form for Classification/Progress of Burn Inhalation Injury. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Agee N, Komenaka IK, Foster KN

The Effectiveness of Grand Round Lectures in a Community Based Teaching Hospital. 2009 APDS Annual Meeting. 2009 May.

Ballecer C, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR

Incarcerated Patients with Splenic Injuries: Is Non-Operative Management a Viable Option? Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Davis KM, Andrade C, Lemon M, Foster KN

Reoccurring Cutaneous Zygomycosis Complicating Extensive Burn Injury. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Gomes A, Strohschein B, Kopelman TR, Feiz-Erfan I

Closed Therapy of Thoracolumbar Vertebral Body Fractures in Level 1 Trauma Patients: A Prospective Series. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Green A, Patel KR, Foster KN

Small Bowel Melanoma: Is this a Gastrointestinal Primary? Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Harrel N, Matthews MR, Cox J, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Caruso DM

Hypothermia in the Desert: A Paradox. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Le L, Kreisheimer DM, Walker PA, Matthews MR, Robertson DW, Walter FG, Caruso DM

The Development of a Burn Disaster Network: Increasing Statewide Burn Bed Capacity during a Mass Casualty Incident. Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Leeds SE, Kopelman TR, Foster KN, O'Neill PJ

Predicting Carotid or Vertebral Artery Injury in Blunt Trauma from Cervical Spine Fractures (Is There Indication to Screen Isolated Transverse or Spinous Process Fractures?). Academic Excellence Day. 2009 May.

Hibbard ML, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Benefits of preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer in the community hospital setting. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2009. Orlando, FL. 2009 May.

Agee N, Komenaka IK, Drachman D, Bouton ME, Caruso D, Foster KN

The Effectiveness of Grand Round Lectures in a Community Based Teaching Hospital. Oral Presentation. Association of Program Directors in Surgery Meeting 2009. Salt Lake City, UT. 2009 April.

Rimmer RB, Adkins A, Richey KJ, Mathieson K, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Comparing the Responses of Pediatric Burn Injured Children’s Parents to Typical Children’s Parental Responses on the SF10 for Children - A Health Related Quality of Life Measure. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2009 March.

Rimmer RB, Marquez S, Matthews MR, Foster KN, Drachman D, Caruso DM

An Assessment of Standard Nursing Practices and Pediatric Pain Control in the Burn Center. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2009 March.

Rimmer RB, Pereyra R, Baker R, Foster KN, Drachman D, Caruso DM

Quality of Life in Pediatric Burn Survivors: Responses of Burn Injured Children with Visible Burn Scars as Compared to Those with Hidden Scars to the PEDQOL Questionnaire. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2009 March.

O'Cleireachain M, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ

Lactulose Induced Bowel Gas Ignition: A Previously Unrecognized. SWS Oral Presentation. 2009 March.

Torabi R, Komenaka IK, Bouton ME, Nair G, Hobohm D

Intra-Operative Touch Imprint and Frozen Section Analysis of Sentinel Lymph Nodes after Primary Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2009. Poster. Phoenix, AZ. 2009 March.

Peck MD

Management of Out-Patient Burn Pain. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2009 March.

Peck MD

Reimbursement of Out-of-State Burn Patients is not always less than that for In-State Patients. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2009 March.

Ballecer C, Klemens AE, Pressman MA, Foster KN, Peck MD, Caruso DM

Streets of Fire, Part II: Five-year retrospective analysis of thermal burn injury in Arizona. 41st Annual ABA Meeting. 2009 March.

Meza MM, Martinez ME, Gutierrez LE, Bondy M, Daneri A, Thompson P, Arambura-Rubio I, Caire-Juvera G, Ortiz M, Perez L, Salazar O, Chavez M, Ornelas J, Gomez A, Alberts DS, Komenaka I, Brewster A, Edgerton M, Hortobagyi G, Sahin A, Morgan G, Vazquez G, Flores, MR, Castro JM, Jimenez M

The ELLA Binational Breast Cancer Study: Risk factor and Tumor Marker Profile in Women of Mexican Ancestry. The Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2009. Oral and Poster Presentations. Carefree, AZ. 2009 Feb.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Justiniano C, Pressman MA, Cox JC, Matthews MR

Colon Discontinuity after Damage Control Laparotomy; What Next? Western Trauma Association. Crested Butte, CO. 2009 Feb.

Brand ES, Foster KN, Pressman MA, Caruso DM

Exploding Mentholatum Causes Second Degree Facial Burns, Ophthalmolic alkali burns, and Corneal Abrasions: A Case Report. Association of Academic Physiatrists 2009 Annual Meeting. 2009 Feb.

Peck MD

Immunonutrition in burns. Joint meeting of the Asian-Pacific Burns Congress and National Academy for Burns-India. 2009 Jan.

Peck MD

Immunologic response in large burns. Annual meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons in India. 2009 Jan.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Croteau R, Hansen L, Foster KN, Caruso DM

The Effect of Parental Support on Burn Injured Children’s Self-reported Anxiety. European Burn Congress – Lausanne, Switzerland. 2009.

Foster KN

Family Presence during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Burn Patients. North American Burn Society NABS Annual Meeting Oral Presentation. 2009.

Rimmer RB, Bedwell SE, Bay RC, Drachman D, Torrey A, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Emotional Intelligence, Perceived Stress, Potential Burnout and Coping Abilities of Nurses, Physicians and Allied Health Professionals in Caring For Critically Ill Patients. European Burn Congress. Lausanne, Switzerland - Best Poster Award. 2008.

Rimmer RB, Bedwell SE, Bay RC, Drachman D, Torrey A, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Emotional Intelligence, Perceived Stress, Potential Burnout and Coping Abilities of Nurses, Physicians and Allied Health Professionals in Caring For Critically Ill Patients. American Burn Association Meeting – San Antonio, Texas. 2008.

Bouton ME, Green A, Komenaka IK

Understanding of Breast Cancer Concepts in an Undereducated County Hospital Population. Poster Presentation #2102. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2008. 2008 Dec.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T, Drachman DA

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. Region IX and Arizona Chapter-Committee on Trauma American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. 2008 Dec.

Peck MD

Expanding Strategies for Burn Prevention and Care Globally: A Joint Project of the WHO & ISBI. Third Pan-African Burns Congress. 2008 Dec.

Higgins MS, Kula A, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR

Routine Chest X-ray after Bronchoscopy and Bronchoalveolar Lavage: Is it Necessary? MacWood 2008. 2008.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T,  Drachman DA

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. MacWood 2008. 2008.

Peck MD

Expanding Strategies for Burn Prevention and Care Globally: A Joint Project of the WHO & ISBI. Annual meeting of the Chinese Burn Association. 2008 Aug.

Le L, Snell M, Richey KJ, Champagne JS, Foster KN

Copper Theft: A Petty Crime with Catastrophic Consequences. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Quan AN, Maly T, Drachman DA

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. Academic Excellence Day 2008. 2008 May.

Kanneganti SR, Kim HY, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Cox JC

Perforated Intestinal Lymphangiectasia in an Adult: A Rare Surgical Emergency. Southwestern Surgical Congress 60th Annual Meeting. 2008 April.

Cox JC, Drachman DA, Macias LH, Matthews MR, O'Neill PJ, Kopelman TR

The Utility of Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. Southwestern Surgical Congress 60th Annual Meeting. 2008 April.

Townsend-Cook TA, Pressman MA, Foster KN, Stoehr J, Wall JB, Caruso DM

Pain Management in Burn patients Positive for Tetrahydrocannabinol. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Rimmer RB, Pereyra R, Baker R, Foster KN, Drachman DA, Caruso DM

Quality of Life In Pediatric Burn Survivors: Reporting Initial Results of Responses Of 199 Children And Adolescents to the PEDQOL Questionnaire. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Rimmer RB, Winchester SM, Harper S, Weigand S, Caruso, DM, Foster KN

Miguel's Great Escape and Bobby's Unbelievable Bath Time! - A Bilingual Anti-Scald, Fire & Burn Prevention Campaign for Head Start. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Lumpkin MF, Hower N, Kapfer K, Kreisheimer DM, Caruso DM, Foster KN

Thermal Man: Three-Dimensional Interactive Model For Documentation Of Burn Injury and Wounds, Intervention And Healing. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Farrar NL, Wall JB, Hibbert M, Ashburn D, Detzel J, Carwile J, Alvarez E,  Matthews MR,  Caruso DM, Foster KN

Prospective Comparison Of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation And Volume Diffuse Respirator In Adults With Inhalation Injury. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Champagne JS, Richey KJ, Wall JB, Jones L, Kreisheimer DM, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Job Satisfaction Survey of Burn Center Mid-Level Practioners. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Rimmer RB, Pereyra R, Baker R, Foster KN, Drachman DA, Caruso DM

Quality Of Life In Pediatric Burn Survivors: Reporting Initial Results Of Responses Of 199 Children And Adolescents To The PEDQOL Questionnaire. International Society of Burn Injuries Conference – Montreal, CA. 2008.

Richey KJ, Auley C, Caruso DM, Foster KN

Informed Consent: Are We Getting It Right Yet?  14th Annual International Society of Burn Injury, Montreal Canada. 2008.

Richey KJ, Auley C, Caruso DM, Foster KN

Informed Consent: Are We Getting It Right Yet?  40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Pereyra R, Rimmer RB, Strawn M, Drachman DA, Davidson M, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Art Therapy: An Effective Means of Expression For Burn-Injured Children. 40th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2008 April.

Uecker NE, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ

Traumatic sub-serosal small bowel herniation causing intestinal obstruction in a child: A case report. Southwestern Surgical Congress. 2008 March.

Peck MD

Pilot study of incorporation of the ICECI into the national burn repository data collection tool. 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion SAFETY 2008. 2008 March.

Peck MD

Pilot study of incorporation of the ICECI into the national burn repository data collection tool. Annual meeting of the American Burn Association. 2008 March.

Peck MD

Burn Update. the Annual Spring Seminar of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians. 2008 March.

Cox JC, Kannegati S, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ

Perforated intestinal lymphangiectasia in an adult: a rare surgical emergency. Southwestern Surgical Congress. 2008 March.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard ML, Matthews MR, Cox JC

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. SCCM conference. 2008 Feb.

Peck MD

Update on Activities of the ISBI Prevention Committee. National Academy of Burns-India Congress. 2008 Jan.

Peck MD

Review of definitions of infection and sepsis. National Academy of Burns-India Congress. 2008 Jan.

Peck MD

The Role of Early Enteral Nutrition. National Academy of Burns-India Congress. 2008 Jan.

Peck MD

Disaster management protocols. National Academy of Burns-India Congress. 2008 Jan.

Kopelman TR

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with De-escalation for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress. 2008 Jan.

Rimmer RB, Peck MD

A Burn Prevention Campaign Designed to Reduce Significant Burn Injuries in the Hispanic Pediatric Population. 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. 2008.

Foster KN

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Burn Patients. North American Burn Society NABS Annual Meeting Oral Presentation. 2008.

Norton LE, Komenaka IK, Zork NM, Pennington RE, Bowling MW, Clare SE, Goulet RJ

Differences in care of breast cancer patients in an underinsured population. Poster Presentation #6092. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2007. San Antonio, TX. 2007 Dec.

Zork NM, Komenaka IK, Bowling MW, Pennington RE, Norton LE, Clare SE, Goulet RJ

The effect of dedicated Breast Surgeons on the short term outcomes in Breast Cancer. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2007. 2007 Dec.

Peck MD

Fire Fighters at Risk: How You Are Affected by the Burn Care Crisis. John P. Redmond Symposium. 2007 Oct.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ

The Relationship of Plasma Glucose and Glycosylated Hemoglobin A1C Levels among Non-Diabetic Trauma Patients. 66th Annual American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Meeting. 2007 Sept.

Peck MD

The International Classification of External Causes of Injury for Burns. 6th Asian-Pacific Burns Conference. 2007 June.

Priestley A, O'Neill PJ, Foster KN, Caruso DM

A New Patient Sign-Out System. 11th Annual Maricopa Medical Center/Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. 2007 May.

Macias L, O'Cleireachain M, Freeman M, Foster KN

Release of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome with Immediate Closure with Biologic Collagen Matrix: A Case Report. Southern Region Burn Conference. 2007 May.

O'Cleireachain M, Macias L, Wadsworth M, Matthews MR, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Muriatic Acid Burn Resulting In Upper Extremity Amputation And Death: A Case Report. 11th Annual Maricopa Medical Center/Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. 2007 May.

Uecker NE, O’Neill PJ, Lettieri SC, Kopelman TR, Foster KN, Matthews MR, Caruso DM

Colostomy Sparing Fecal Diversion in a Child Following Extensive Perianal Trauma. Southwestern Surgical Congress. 2007 March.

Foster KN, Richey KJ, Rimmer RB, Caruso DM, Mathieson KM, Kreisheimer DM

Do Families Belong At The Bedside During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation? A Survey of Healthcare Providers. 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Rimmer RB, Rutter CE, Powell L, Mathieson KM,  Kreisheimer DM, Caruso DM, Foster KN

Possibilities and Control Of Future Aspirations and Goals As Reported By Adolescent Burn Survivors. 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Rimmer RB, Rutter CE, Colette Lessard C, Cusick Jost J, Bosch J, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Burn Care Professional's Attitudes and Practices Regarding Discussions of Sexuality and Intimacy with Adult Burn Survivors. 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Rimmer RB, Matthews MR, Barron SE, Clay-Gillette A, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Pediatric Scald Burns - Who, What, Where, When And Why? 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Rimmer RB, Drachman DA, Cozens R, Peck S, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Assessment Of Pediatric Burn Survivor's Perceived Stigmatization and Social Comfort Levels. 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Polikoff S, Sands R, Delarosa P, Miller AD, Matthews MR, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Are You Prepared? Evacuation Of An Entire Burn Center Due to Internal Disaster. 39th Annual American Burn Association Meeting. 2007 March.

Lumpkin MF, Clapp B, Caruso DM, Foster KN, Kopelman TR, Matthews MR, O'Neill PJ

Case Series: Pediatric Deaths From Bb And Pellet (Non-Powder) Guns. 59th Annual Southwestern Surgical Congress Meeting. 2007 March.

Le L, Snell M, Richey KJ, Champagne JS, Foster KN

Copper Theft: A Petty Crime with Catastrophic Consequences. Annual Arizona Chapter of the American College of Surgeons MacDonald Wood Resident Trauma Essay Competition. 2007.

Foster KN

The Use of Fibrin Sealant form Hemostasis and Graft Adherence in Burn Surgery. North American Burn Society NABS Annual Meeting Oral Presentation. 2007.

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FACULTY PUBLICATIONS

Albertyn R, Rode H, Millar AJ, Peck MD

The domestication of fire: The relationship between biomass fuel, fossil fuel and burns. Burns. 2012 Sept; 38(6): 790-795.

Pressman MA

Making sense of biostatistics: Crossover trials. Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices. 2012 Aug; 8(8)

Pressman MA

Making sense of biostatistics: Efficacy vs effectiveness. Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices. 2012 July; 8(7)

Sinha M, Lezine MW, Frechette A, Foster KN

Weighing the Pediatric Patient during Trauma Resuscitation and Its Concordance with Estimated Weight Using Broselow Luten Emergency Tape. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2012 June; 28(6): 544-547.

Pressman MA

Making sense of biostatistics: Prevalence vs incidence. Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices. 2012 May; 8(3)

Lee L, Oppenheimer R, Jayaram L

Germ cell tumor metastatic to the oral cavity. Ear Nose and Throat Journal. 2012 April; 91(4): 172-173.

Schurr MJ, Foster KN, Lokuta MA, Rasmussen CA, Thomas-Virnig CL, Faucher LD, Caruso DM, Allen-Hoffmann BL

Clinical evaluation of NIKS-based bioengineered skin substitute tissue in complex skin defects. Advances in Wound Care. 2012 April; 1(2): 95-103.

Peck, MD

Prevention of fire and burn injuries. UpToDate. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/prevention-of-fire-and-burn-injuries. 2012 April.

Peck, MD

Global cost of fires and burns. UpToDate. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/global-costs-of-fires-and-burns. 2012 Feb.

Homayoon K, Harikrishna D

Concurrent presence of cystic clear cell carcinoma posing as a simple cyst in a kidney with primary papillary carcinoma. Open Journal of Urology. 2012 Feb: 2: 78-80.

Bailey P

A Crisis in the ED: Liability protection needed STAT. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 2012 Feb; 97(3): 19-22.

Peck MD

Epidemiology of burns throughout the World. Part II: Intentional burns in adults. Burns. 2012 Aug; 38(5): 630-637.

Rimmer RB, Pressman MA, Takach OP, Bay RC, Croteau R, Hansen LD, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Burn-injured adolescents report gaining multiple developmental benefits and improved life skills as a result of burn camp attendance. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2012 July; 33(4): 552-560.

Garcia RZ, Carvajal SC, Wilkinson AV, Thompson PA, Nodora JN, Komenaka IK, Brewster A, Cruz GI, Wertheim BC, Bondy ML, Martínez ME

Factors that influence mammography use and breast cancer detection among Mexican- American and African-American women. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Jan; 23(1): 165-173.

Kopelman TR, Leeds S, Berardoni NE, O'Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

The Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Low Risk Cervical Spine Fractures. American Journal of Surgeons. 2011 Dec; 202(6): 684-689.

Berardoni NE, Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, August DL, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Pressman MA 

Use of Computed Tomography in the Initial Evaluation of Anterior Abdominal Stab Wounds. American Journal of Surgeons. 2011 Dec; 202(6): 690-696.

Peck MD

Epidemiology of burns throughout the world. Part I: Distribution and risk factors. Burns. 2011 Nov; 37(7): 1087-1100.

Peck MD

Structure fires, smoke production, and smoke alarms. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2011 Sept-Oct; 32(5): 511-518.

Kopelman TR, Berardoni NE, O'Neill PJ, Hedayati P, Vail SJ, Pieri PG, Feiz-Erfan I, Pressman MA

Risk factors for blunt cerebrovascular injury in children: do they mimic those seen in adults? Journal of Trauma. 2011 Sept; 71(3): 559-564.

Hibbard ML, Dunst CM, Swanström LL.

Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Pyloroplasty for Gastroparesis Results in Sustained Symptom Improvement. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2011 Sept; 15(9): 1513-1519.

Peck, MD

Epidemiology of burn injuries globally. UpToDate. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/epidemiology-of-burn-injuries-globally. 2011 Sept.

Komenaka IK, Hibbard ML, Hsu CH, Low BG, Salganick JA, Bouton ME, Jha C

Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer improves surgical outcomes in the community hospital setting. Oncologist. 2011; 16(6): 752-759.

Centanni JM, Straseki JA, Wicks A, Hank JA, Rasmussen CA, Lokuta MA, Schurr MJ, Foster KN, Faucher LD, Caruso DM, Comer AR, Allen-Hoffman BL

StrataGraft skin substitute is well-tolerated and is not acutely immunogenic in patients with traumatic wound: results from a prospective, randomized, controlled dose escalation trial. Annals of Surgery. 2011 April; 253(4): 672-683.

Bouton ME, Shirah GR, Nodora J, Pond E, Hsu CH, Klemens AE, Martinez ME,  Komenaka IK

Implementation of educational video improves patient understanding of basic breast cancer concepts in an undereducated county hospital population. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012 Jan; 105(1): 48-54.

Hibbard ML, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Maly TJ, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Vail SJ, Quan AN, Drachman DA

Empiric, Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Therapy with an Aggressive De-Escalation Strategy Does Not Induce Gram-Negative Pathogen Resistance in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Surgical Infections. 2011 Oct; 11(5): 427-432.

Komenaka IK, Maffi TR, Davis KH, Klemens AE, Bouton ME, Pennington RE

An alternative technique for immediate breast reconstruction. American Surgeon. 2011 June; 77(6): 756-760.

Komenaka IK, Davis K, Hsu CH, Wilhelmson KL, Bouton ME

Intraoperative ultrasound can decrease re-excision lumpectomy rate in patients with palpable breast cancers. The American Surgeon. 2011 June; 77(6): 720-725.

Komenaka IK, Hsu CH, Martinez ME, Bouton ME, Low BG, Salganick JA, Nodora  J, Hibbard ML, Jha C

Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer is associated with improved compliance with adjuvant therapy in matched Stage II and IIIA patients. The Oncologist. 2011 June; 16(6): 742-751.

Komenaka IK, Shirah GR, Lau SK, Jayaram L, Bouton ME, Patel PN

Invasive lobular carcinoma and lobular carcinoma in situ in a phyllodes tumor. The Breast Journal . 2011 May-June; 17(3): 307-309.

Komenaka IK, Hibbard ML, Hsu CH, Low BG, Salganick JA, Bouton ME, Jha C

Preoperative chemotherapy for operable breast cancer improves surgical outcomes in the community hospital setting. Oncologist. 2011; 16(6): 752-759.

Moore FO, Goslar PW, Coimbra R, Velmahos G, Brown CV, Coopwood TB Jr, Lottenberg L, Phelan HA, Bruns BR, Sherck JP, Norwood SH, Barnes SL, Matthews MR, Hoff WS, de Moya MA, Bansal V, Hu CK, Karmy-Jones RC, Vinces F, Pembaur K, Notrica DM, Haan JM

Blunt Traumatic Occult Pneumothorax: Is Observation Safe? Results of a Prospective, AAST Multicenter Study. Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 2011 May; 70(5): 1019-1025.

Wilhelmson, KL, Bouton, ME, Komenaka, IK

Intraoperative ultrasound can facilitate the wire guided breast procedure for mammographic abnormalities. American Surgeon. 2011 May; 77(5): 640-646.

Shirah GR, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Occurrence of Prolonged injection site mass can occur with methylene blue but not isosulfan blue after the sentinel node procedure. Archives of Surgery. 2011 Feb; 146(2): 137-141.

Rimmer RB, Caruso DM

Life Care Planning and Case Management for the Pediatric Burn Patient. Pediatric Life Care Planning And Case Management, 2nd Edition. 2011. Ed: S Riddick-Grisham and L. Deming.

Peck MD, Brewer AC, Pressman MA, Blank E, Mickalide A

Hot Tap Water Legislation in the United States. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2010 Nov-Dec; 31(6): 918-925.

Komenaka IK, Pennington RE, Schneider BP, Hsu CH, Norton LE, Clare SE, Zork NM, Goulet RJ

Differences in compliance of university hospital and county hospital breast cancer patients. Clinical Breast Cancer. 2010 Oct; 10(5): 385-391.

Bouton ME, Nodora J, Hsu CH, Green A, Martinez ME, Komenaka IK

Understanding of breast cancer concepts in an undereducated county hospital population. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2010 Oct; 102(5): 398-403.

Urbas T, Agee N, Bouton ME, Komenaka IK

Verification of a prolonged untreated natural history of breast cancer by the multigene assay. Medical Oncology. 2010 Sept; 27(3): 624-627.

Komenaka IK, Martinez ME, Pennington RE, Hsu CH, Clare SE, Thompson PA, Murphy C, Zork NM, Goulet RJ

Race/Ethnicity and Breast Cancer Outcomes in an Underinsured Population. The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2010 Aug; 102(15): 1178-1187.

Marshall GT, James RF, Landman MP, O'Neill PJ, Cotton BA, Hansen EN, Morris JA Jr, May AK

Pentobarbital Coma For Refractory Intra-Cranial Hypertension After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Mortality Predictions and One-Year Outcomes in 55 Patients. Journal of Trauma. 2010 Aug; 69(2): 275-283.

Peck MD, Pressman MA, Caruso DM, Edelman LS, Holmes JH, Hughes WB, Korentager RA, Saffle JR, Voigt DW

Reimbursement for out-of-state burn patients is not always lower than that for in-state patients at regional burn centers. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2010 July-Aug; 31(4): 603-609.

Rimmer RB, Rutter CE, Lessard CR, Pressman MA, Jost JC, Bosch J, Foster KN, Caruso DM

Burn Care Professional's Attitudes and Practices Regarding Discussions of Sexuality and Intimacy with Adult Burn Survivors. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2010 July-Aug; 31(4): 579-589.

Uecker NE, O’Neill PJ, Lettieri SC, Kopelman TR, Foster KN, Matthews MR, Caruso DM

Colostomy-sparing fecal diversion in a child after extensive perianal trauma. Journal of Trauma. 2010 Feb; 68(2): E49-E52.

Komenaka IK, Torabi R, Nair RG, Jayaram L, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Dave H, Hobohm DW.

Intraoperative touch imprint and frozen section analysis of sentinel lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. Annals of Surgery. 2010 Feb; 251(2): 319-322.

Solomkin JS, Mazulski JE, Bradley J S, Rodvold KA, Goldstein E JC, Baron E J, O’Neill PJ, Chow A W, Dellinger E P, Eachempati SR, Gorbach SG, Hilfiker M, May, AK, Nathens AB, Sawyer RG, Bartlett JG

Diagnosis and management of complicated intra-abdominal infection in adults and children: guidelines by the Surgical Infection Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2010 Jan; 50(2): 133-164.

Foster KN, Neidert GP, Brubaker-Rimmer, R, Artalejo, D, Caruso, DM

A psychological profile of surgeons and surgical residents. Journal of Surgical Education. 2010 Nov-Dec; 67(6): 359-370.

Martinez ME, Gutierrez-Millan LE, Bondy M, Daneri-Navarro A, Meza-Montenegro MM, Anduro-Corona I, Aramburo-Rubio MI, Balderas-Pena LM, Barragan-Ruiz JA, Brewster A, Caire-Juvera G, Castro-Cervantes JM, Chavez Zamudio MA, Cruz G, Del Toro-Arreola A, Edgerton ME, Flores-Marquez MR, Franco-Topete RA,  Garcia H, Gutierrez-Rubio SA, Hahn K, Jimenez-Perez LM, Komenaka IK, et al.

Comparative study of breast cancer in Mexican and Mexican-American women. Health. 2010 Sept; 2(9): 1040-1048.

Foster KN, Kim H, Potter K, Matthews MR, Pressman M, Caruso, DM

Acquired factor V deficiency associated with exposure to bovine thrombin in a burn patient. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2010 Mar-Apr; 31(2): 353-360.

Blome-Eberwein S, Johnson RM, Miller SF, Caruso DM, Jordan MH, Milner S, Tredget EE, Sittig KM, Smith L

Hydrofiber dressing with silver in the management of split-thickness donor sites: A randomized evaluation of two protocols of care. Burns: Journal for the International society for Burn Injuries. 2010 Aug; 36(5): 665-672.

Kagan RJ, Peck MD, Ahrenholz DH, Hickerson WL, Holmes JH, Korentager RA, Kraatz JJ, Kotoski GM

ABA White Paper: Surgical management of the burn wound and use of skin substitutes. American Burn Association. http://www.ameriburn.org/WhitePaperFinal.pdf. 2009.

Peck M, Molnar J, Swart D

A global plan for burn prevention and care. Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Oct; 87(10): 802-803.

Kurzius-Spencer M, Foster K, Littau S, Richey KJ, Clark BM, Sherrill D, Boitano S, Caruso DM, Burgess JL

Tracheobronchial protease inhibitors, body surface area burns, and mortality in smoke inhalation. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2009 Sept-Oct; 30(5): 824-831.

Park JO, Shin SD, Kim J, Song KJ, Peck MD

Association between socioeconomic status and burn injury severity. Burns. 2009 June; 35(4): 482-490.

Mock C, Peck M, Kurg E, Haberal M

Confronting the global burden of burns: a WHO plan and a challenge. Burns. 2009 Aug; 35(5): 615-617.

Andrade C, Champagne S, Caruso DM, Foster KN, Reynolds K

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an assessment of environmental contamination in a burn center. American Journal of Infection Control. 2009 Aug; 37(6): 515-517.

O'Neill PJ, Lumpkin MF, Clapp B, Kopelman TR, Matthews MR, Cox JC, Caruso DM, Feiz-Erfan I

Significant pediatric morbidity and mortality from intracranial ballistic injuries caused by nonpowder gunshot wounds: A case series. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2009 June; 45(3): 205-209.

Phelan HA, Velmahos GC, Jurkovich GJ, Friese RS, Minei JP, Menaker JA, Philp A, Evans HL, Gunn ML, Eastman AL, Rowell SE, Allison CE, Barbosa RL, Norwood SH, Tabbara M, Dente CJ, Carrick MM, Wall MJ, Feeney J, O'Neill PJ, Srinivas G, Brown CV, Reifsnyder AC, Hassan MO, Albert S, Pascual JL, Strong M, Moore FO, Spain DA, Purtill MA, Edwards B, Strauss J, Durham RM, Duchesne JC, Greiffenstein P, Cothren CC

An evaluation of multi-detector row computed tomography in detecting pancreatic injury: Results of a mulitcenter AAST study. Journal of Trauma. 2009 March; 66(3): 641-647.

Schurr MJ, Straseski JA, Faucher LD, Foster KN, Centanni JM, Comer AR, Rasmussen CA, Wicks A, Hank JA, Lokuta MA, Allen-Hoffmann BL

STRATAGRAFT® Skin Substitute is Well-Tolerated and Does Not Induce Strong Allogeneic Immune Responses in a Phase I/II Clinical Evaluation of Trauma Wounds. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2009 Mar-Apr; 17(2) : A19.

Schurr, MJ, Foster, KN, Centanni, JM, Comer, AR, Wicks, A, Gibson, AL, Thomas-Virnig, CL, Schlosser, SJ, Faucher, LD, Lokuta, MA, Allen-Hoffman, BL

Phase I/II clinical evaluation of StrataGraft: a consistent, pathogen-free human skin substitute. The Journal of Trauma. 2009 March; 66(3): 866-873.

Peck MD, Kopelman TR

Low-tidal-volume ventilation as a strategy to reduce ventilator-associated injury in ALI and ARDS. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2009 Jan-Feb; 30(1): 172-175.

Caruso DM

Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2009 Jan-Feb; 30(1): 194-195.

Peck MD, Harrington D, Mlcak R, Cartotto R

Potential studies of mode of ventilation in inhalation injury. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2009 Jan-Feb; 30(1): 181-183.

Uecker, NE, O'Neill PJ, Agee N, Kopelman TR

Post-traumatic subserosal small bowel herniation leading to obstruction in a child with acute spinal cord injury. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 2009 Jan; 35(6): 583-586.

Komenaka IK, Shirah GR and Bouton ME

Prolonged Injection Site Mass Can Occur with Methylene Blue but Not Lymphazurin Blue after the Sentinel Node Procedure. Cancer Research. 2009 Dec; 69(24) Suppl. 3: 684S-684S.

Zork NM, Komenaka IK, Pennington RE Jr, Bowling MW, Norton LE, Clare SE, Goulet RJ Jr

The effect of dedicated breast surgeons on short-term outcomes in breast cancer patients. Annals of Surgery. 2008 Aug; 248(2): 280-285.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Macias LH, Cox JC, Matthews MR, Drachman DA

The utility of diagnostic laparoscopy in the evaluation of anterior abdominal stab wounds. American Journal of Surgery. 2008 Dec; 196(6): 871-877.

Rimmer RB, Weigand S, Foster KN, Wadsworth MM, Jacober K, Matthews MR, Drachman D, Caruso DM

Scald burns in young children--a review of Arizona burn center pediatric patients and a proposal for prevention in the Hispanic community. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2008 July-Aug; 29(4): 595-605.

Shiliang Chang, Waid E, Martinec D, Zheng B, Swanstrom, LL

Verbal Communication Improves Laparoscopic Team Performance. Surgical Innovation. 2008 June; 15(2): 143-147.

Peck MD, Kruger GE, van der Merwe AE, Godakumbura W, Oen IM, Swart D, Ahuja RB

Burns and injuries from non-electric-appliance fires in low- and middle-income countries Part II. A strategy for intervention using the Haddon Matrix. Burns. 2008 May; 34(3): 312-319.

Peck MD, Kruger GE, van der Merwe AE, Godakumbura W, Ahuja RB

Burns and fires from non-electric domestic appliances in low and middle income countries Part I. The scope of the problem. Burns. 2008 May; 34(3): 303-311.

Shafer DM, Bay C, Caruso DM, Foster KN

The use of etidronate disodium in the prevention of heterotopic ossification in burn patients. Burns. 2008 May; 34(3): 355-360.

Foster K, Greenhalgh D, Gamelli RL, Mozingo D, Gibran N, Neumeister M, Abrams SZ, Hantak E, Grubbs L, Ploder B, Schofield N, Riina LH; FS 4IU VH S/D Clinical Study Group.

Efficacy and safety of a fibrin sealant for adherence of autologous skin grafts to burn wounds: results of a phase 3 clinical study. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2008 Mar-April; 29(2): 293-303.

Foster KN, Richey KJ

The Full Story on Full-thickness Skin Grafts. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. 2008 Jan-Feb; 6(1): 7-11.

Kurzius-Spencer M, Foster K, Littau S, Richey KJ, Clark BM, Sherrill D, Goodman RB, Boitano S, Burgess JL

Tracheobronchial Markers of Lung Injury in Smoke Inhalation Victims. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2008 Mar-April; 29(2): 311-318.

Guagliardo MF, Jeng JC, Browning S, Bilodeau ME, Dimick A, Hickerson W, Miller S, Peck M

Admissions across state lines: harnessing the insight of the National Burn Repository for the healthcare accessibility, fiscal, and legislative concerns facing the American Burn Association. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2008 Jan-Feb; 29(1): 151-157.

Foster KN, Bishop PD

Recombinant therapies utilized in the operating room. US Musculoskeletal Review. 2008; 3(1): 8-13.

Higgins M, Kopelman TR, O’Neill PJ, Cox J, Matthews M

The benefit of routine chest radiography after bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage. Critical Care Medicine. 2008; 36(12): A132.

McKee RC, Ruiter, RC, Hildebrand BJ, O’Neill PJ

Unique trajectory for an intra-gastric projectile folloiwng right posterior shoulder ballistic injury. Surgical Rounds. 2008.

O’Neill P J, Sinha M, McArthur R A, Frechette A

Penetrating cactus spine injury to the mediastinum of a child. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2008 Aug; 43(8): E33-E35.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Kannegati S, Davis KM, Drachman DA

The relationship of plasma glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin A1C levels among nondiabetic trauma patients. Journal of Trauma. 2008 Jan; 64(1): 30-33.

Ballard J, Edelman L, Saffle J, Sheridan R, Kagan R, Bracco D, Cancio L, Cairns B, Baker R, Fillari P, Wibbenmeyer L, Voight D, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D, Kemalyan N, Caruso D, Multicenter Trials Group, American Burn Association

Positive fungal cultures in burn patients: a multicenter review. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2008 Jan-Feb; 29(1): 213-221.

Kopelman TR, O'Neill PJ, Hibbard M, Quan A, Drachman D

Empiric, broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy with de-escalation for ventilator-associated pneumonia does not induce gram-negative pathogen resistance. Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Dec; 35(12): A232.

Foster K

The use of fibrin sealant in burn operations. Surgery. 2007 Oct; 142(4Suppl): S50-S54.

Diaz JJ Jr, Cullinane DC, Altman DT, Bokhari F, Cheng JS, Como J, Gunter O, Holevar M, Jerome R, Kurek SJ Jr, Lorenzo M, Mejia V, Miglietta M, O'Neill PJ, Rhee P, Sing R, Streib E, Vaslef S; EAST Practice Management Guideline Committee

Practice management guidelines for screening of thoracolumbar spine fracture. Journal of Trauma. 2007 Sept; 63(3): 709-718.

Latenser BA, Miller SF, Bessey PQ, Browning SM, Caruso DM, Gomez M, Jeng JC, Krichbaum JA, Lentz CW, Saffle JR, Schurr MJ, Greenhalgh DG, Kagan RJ

National Burn Repository 2006: a ten-year review. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2007 Sept-Oct; 28(5): 635-658.

BA Latenser, SF Miller, PQ Bessey, SM Browning, DM Caruso, M Gomez, JC Jeng, JA Krichbaum, JD, CW Lentz, JR Saffle, MJ Schurr, DG Greenhalgh, RJ Kagan

National Burn Repository 2006 Report Dataset Version 3.0. http://www.ameriburn.org/2006NBR.pdf. 2007.

Norton LE, Komenaka IK, Murphy C, Emerson RE, Badve S

Benign glandular inclusions a rare cause of a false positive sentinel node. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2007 June; 95(7): 593-596.

Rimmer RB, Foster KN, Bay CR, Floros J, Rutter C, Bosch J, Wadsworth MM, Caruso DM

The reported effects of bullying on burn-surviving children. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2007 May-June; 28(3): 484-489.

Rimmer RB, Bay RC, Foster KN, Jones MA, Wadsworth M, Lessard C, Mathieson K, Caruso DM

Thermal injury in patients with seizure disorders: an opportunity for prevention. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2007 March-April; 28(2): 318-323.

Rimmer RB, Fornaciari GM, Foster KN, Bay CR, Wadsworth MM, Wood M, Caruso DM

Impact of a pediatric residential burn camp experience on burn survivors' perceptions of self and attitudes regarding the camp community. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2007 March-April; 28(2): 334-341.

O’Neill PJ, Mathieson K, May AK

Prophylactic antibiotic use in multi-trauma patients with extremity fractures does not lead to an increased incidence of remote-site infections but may lead to subsequent antimicrobial resistance. Surgical Infections. 2007 Apr; 8(2).

Peck, MD, Knolhoff, J, Pressman, MA

The correlation between burn mortality rates and economic status of countries. 16th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (IBSI). Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012 Sept

Yale K, Stoehr J, Pressman MA

The Use of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation on Intubated Burn Patients. 21st Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session in conjunction with AAPA’s 40th Annual PA Conference. Toronto, Canada. 2012 May.

Buchanan SM, Derr RE, Matthews MR, Wachtel TL, Dixon RM, Haney SA, Lyons WH, Caruso DM

Advancing Military Medical Training: Addition of Burn Surgery to Trauma Medical Sustainment Programs. The Southwestern Surgical Congress 2012 Annual Meeting. Palos Verdes, CA. 2012 March.

Klemens AE, Olsen L, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK

Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in an Underinsured, County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012. Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

Olsen L, Klemens AE, Hsu CH, Bouton ME, Nodora J, Martinez ME, Thompson PA, Komenaka IK

Factors Which Affect Use of Breast Conservation and Mastectomy in Hispanic Patients From a County Hospital Population. Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium 2012.  Orlando, FL. 2012 March.

Shirah G, Kopelman TR

Short Course of Antibiotics Insufficient for VAP (Ventilator Associated Pneumonia). Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 41st Critical Care Congress (Abstract 44). Houston, Texas. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/758169. 2012 Feb.

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