Bellal A Joseph

  • 2068 Citations
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20092019
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Research Output 2009 2019

2019

Can Sarcopenia Quantified by Computer Tomography Scan Predict Adverse Outcomes in Emergency General Surgery?

Hamidi, M., Ho, C., Zeeshan, M., Okeeffe, T. S., Hamza, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Jehan, F. & Joseph, B. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 235, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcopenia
Emergencies
Tomography
Length of Stay
Mortality

Day of hospital admission and effect on outcomes: the weekend effect in acute gallstone pancreatitis

Jehan, F., Khan, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Hamidi, M., Gries, L., Zeeshan, M., Okeeffe, T. S. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 233, p. 192-198 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Gallstones
Pancreatitis
Length of Stay
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Failure to rescue after emergency general surgery in geriatric patients: does frailty matter?

Khan, M., Jehan, F., Zeeshan, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Fain, M. J., Saljuqi, A. T., Okeeffe, T. S. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 233, p. 397-402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Emergencies
Regression Analysis
Quality of Health Care
Serum Albumin

Outcomes After Massive Transfusion in Trauma Patients: Variability Among Trauma Centers

Hamidi, M., Zeeshan, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Adun, E., Okeeffe, T. S., Zakaria, E. R., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 234, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Blood Transfusion
Injury Severity Score
Odds Ratio
2018

Burn Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals of Care Delineation for Burned Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K. J., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H. A., Oct 23 2018, In : Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 39, 6, p. 1000-1005 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Aptitude

Changing Epidemiology of the American Population

Hamidi, M. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Geriatrics
Population
Minority Groups
Intraoperative Complications
Gastrostomy
Incidence
Body Mass Index
Regression Analysis
Odds Ratio

Emergency general surgery in geriatric patients: A statewide analysis of surgeon and hospital volume with outcomes

Mehta, A., Dultz, L. A., Joseph, B. A., Canner, J. K., Stevens, K., Jones, C., Haut, E. R., Efron, D. T. & Sakran, J. V., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 6, p. 864-875 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Emergencies
Odds Ratio
Mortality
Surgeons
2 Citations

Evaluating the Relevance of the 2013 Tokyo Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Cholecystitis

Joseph, B. A., Jehan, F., Dacey, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Khan, M., Zeeshan, M., Gries, L., Okeeffe, T. S. & Riall, T. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystitis
Tokyo
Guidelines
Acute Cholecystitis
Cholecystectomy

Geriatric traumatic brain injury-What we know and what we don't

Stein, D. M., Kozar, R. A., Livingston, D. H., Luchette, F., Adams, S. D., Agrawal, V., Arbabi, S., Ballou, J., Barraco, R. D., Bernard, A. C., Biffl, W. L., Bosarge, P. L., Brasel, K. J., Cooper, Z., Efron, P. A., Fakhry, S. M., Hartline, C. A., Hwang, F., Joseph, B. A., Kurek, S. J. & 5 othersMoore, F. A., Mosenthal, A. C., Pathak, A. S., Truitt, M. S. & Yelon, J. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 4, p. 788-798 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Geriatrics
Traumatic Brain Injury
1 Citations

Hospital variation in mortality after emergent bowel resections: The role of failure-to-rescue

Mehta, A., Efron, D. T., Stevens, K., Manukyan, M. C., Joseph, B. A. & Sakran, J. V., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 5, p. 702-710 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Mortality
Mortality
Surgical Wound Infection
Cluster Analysis
Comorbidity

Liver Failure

Khan, M. N. & Joseph, B. A., Apr 3 2018, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery: Clinical Questions and Answers: Second Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 169-176 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hyponatremia
Liver Failure
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Surgical Portasystemic Shunt

Massive Transfusion: The Revised Assessment of Bleeding and Transfusion (RABT) Score

Joseph, B. A., Khan, M., Truitt, M., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Azim, A., Jain, A., Zeeshan, M., Tang, A. . & Okeeffe, T. S., May 21 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemorrhage
Blood Pressure
Wounds and Injuries
Tachycardia
Shock

Neurotrauma

Jehan, F. S. & Joseph, B. A., Apr 3 2018, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery: Clinical Questions and Answers: Second Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 273-286 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fistula
Cavernous Sinus
Nonpenetrating Wounds
Epistaxis
Wounds and Injuries
3 Citations

Non-invasive diagnosis and treatment strategies for traumatic brain injury: an update

Joseph, B. A., Khan, M. & Rhee, P. M., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 96, 4, p. 589-600 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Therapeutics
Mortality
Brain
Secondary Prevention
Traumatic Brain Injury
2 Citations

Optimal Timing of Initiation of Thromboprophylaxis after Nonoperative Blunt Spinal Trauma: A Propensity-Matched Analysis

Khan, M., Jehan, F., Okeeffe, T. S., Hamidi, M., Truitt, M., Zeeshan, M., Gries, L., Tang, A. . & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Venous Thromboembolism
Demography

Optimal timing of initiation of thromboprophylaxis in spine trauma managed operatively: A nationwide propensity-matched analysis of trauma quality improvement program

Zeeshan, M., Khan, M., Okeeffe, T. S., Pollack, N., Hamidi, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Sakran, J. V., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 2, p. 387-392 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Spine
Wounds and Injuries
Venous Thrombosis
Abbreviated Injury Scale

Oral Xa Inhibitors versus low molecular weight heparin for thromboprophylaxis after nonoperative spine trauma

Khan, M., Jehan, F., Okeeffe, T. S., Hamidi, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. ., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 232, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Molecular Weight Heparin
Spine
Wounds and Injuries
Abbreviated Injury Scale
Venous Thrombosis
3 Citations

Perioperative glycemic control and postoperative complications in patients undergoing emergency general surgery: What is the role of Plasma Hemoglobin A1c?

Jehan, F., Khan, M., Sakran, J. V., Khreiss, M., Okeeffe, T. S., Chi, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Jain, A., Zakaria, E. R. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 1, p. 112-117 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemoglobins
Emergencies
Blood Glucose
Mortality
Odds Ratio

Prospective evaluation of frailty and functional independence in older adult trauma patients

Hamidi, M., Zeeshan, M., Okeeffe, T. S., Nisbet, B., Northcutt, A., Nikolich-Zugich, J., Khan, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Fain, M. J. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Rehabilitation Centers
Geriatrics
Linear Models
Frail Elderly

Safety and efficacy of brain injury guidelines at a Level III trauma center

Martin, G. E., Carroll, C. P., Plummer, Z. J., Millar, D. A., Pritts, T. A., Makley, A. T., Joseph, B. A., Ngwenya, L. B. & Goodman, M. D., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 3, p. 483-489 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Brain Injuries
Guidelines
Safety
Glasgow Coma Scale

Severely injured trauma patients with admission hyperfibrinolysis: Is there a role of tranexamic acid? Findings from the PROPPR trial

Khan, M., Jehan, F., Bulger, E. M., O'Keeffe, T., Holcomb, J. B., Wade, C. E., Schreiber, M. A. & Joseph, B. A., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 851-857 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tranexamic Acid
Patient Admission
Wounds and Injuries
Hemostasis
Hospital Emergency Service

The burden of excess length of stay in trauma patients

Mathew, P. J., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Khan, M., Okeeffe, T. S., Tang, A. ., Gries, L., Hamidi, M., Zakaria, E. R. & Joseph, B. A., Nov 1 2018, In : American journal of surgery. 216, 5, p. 881-885 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
Inpatients
Rehabilitation
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
1 Citations

The burden of firearm violence in the United States: stricter laws result in safer states

Jehan, F., Pandit, V., O'Keeffe, T., Azim, A., Jain, A., A Tai, S., Tang, A., Khan, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of injury & violence research. 10, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firearms
Violence
Wounds and Injuries
Legislation
Life Expectancy

The novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) have worse outcomes compared with warfarin in patients with intracranial hemorrhage after TBI

Zeeshan, M., Jehan, F., Okeeffe, T. S., Khan, M., Zakaria, E. R., Hamidi, M., Gries, L., Kulvatunyou, N. & Joseph, B. A., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 915-920 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intracranial Hemorrhages
Warfarin
Anticoagulants
Length of Stay
Skilled Nursing Facilities
1 Citations

Variability in management of blunt liver trauma and contribution of level of American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma verification status on mortality

Tignanelli, C. J., Joseph, B. A., Jakubus, J. L., Iskander, G. A., Napolitano, L. M. & Hemmila, M. R., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 2, p. 273-279 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Mortality
Liver
Wounds and Injuries
Intensive Care Units

“No zone” approach in penetrating neck trauma reduces unnecessary computed tomography angiography and negative explorations

Ibraheem, K., Khan, M., Rhee, P. M., Azim, A., Okeeffe, T. S., Tang, A. ., Kulvatunyou, N. & Joseph, B. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 221, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neck
Wounds and Injuries
Computed Tomography Angiography
Therapeutics
Physical Examination
2017
2 Citations

A comparison of prognosis calculators for geriatric trauma: A P.A.L.LI.A.T.E. consortium study

Madni, T. D. D., Ekeh, A. P., Brakenridge, S. C. C., Brasel, K. J., Joseph, B. A., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Kerby, J. D., Cuschieri, J., Mohler, M. J., Nakonezny, P. A., Clark, A., Imran, J., Wolf, S. E., Paulk, E. E., Rhodes, R. L. & Phelan, H. A., Apr 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Area Under Curve
Mortality

Acute care surgery: An evolving paradigm

Jurkovich, G. J., Davis, K. A., Burlew, C. C., Dente, C. J., Galante, J. M., Goodwin, J. S., Joseph, B. A., de Moya, M., Becher, R. D. & Pandit, V., Jul 1 2017, In : Current Problems in Surgery. 54, 7, p. 364-395 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations
Trauma Centers
Health Personnel
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Satisfaction
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
5 Citations

A position paper: The convergence of aging and injury and the need for a Geriatric Trauma Coalition (GeriTraC)

Cooper, Z., Maxwell, C. A., Fakhry, S. M., Joseph, B. A., Lundebjberg, N., Burke, P. & Baracco, R., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 2, p. 419-422 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Public Health
Organizations
2 Citations
Hemopneumothorax
Hemothorax
Trauma Centers
Catheters
Chest Tubes
3 Citations

Are there differences in outcome after elective sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease and for cancer? A national inpatient study

Ilyas, M. I. M., Zangbar, B., Nfonsam, V. N., Maegawa, F. A., Joseph, B. A., Patel, J. A. & Wexner, S. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Colorectal Disease. 19, 3, p. 260-265 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inpatients
Diverticulitis
Anastomotic Leak
Length of Stay
Neoplasms
6 Citations

Bicycle helmets work when it matters the most

Joseph, B. A., Azim, A., Haider, A. A., Kulvatunyou, N., Okeeffe, T. S., Hassan, A., Gries, L., Tran, E., Latifi, R. . & Rhee, P. M., Feb 1 2017, In : American Journal of Surgery. 213, 2, p. 413-417 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Head Protective Devices
Accidents
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Mortality
Odds Ratio

Big for Small; Validating Brain Injury Guidelines in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Azim, A., Jehan, F. S., Rhee, P. M., Okeeffe, T. S., Tang, A. ., Vercruysse, G. ., Kulvatunyou, N., Latifi, R. . & Joseph, B. A., Jun 6 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Injuries
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Pediatrics
Intracranial Hemorrhages
1 Citations

Decompressive craniectomy vs. craniotomy only for intracranial hemorrhage evacuation: a propensity matched study

Jehan, F., Azim, A., Rhee, P. M., Khan, M., Gries, L., Okeeffe, T. S., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. . & Joseph, B. A., Jul 15 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decompressive Craniectomy
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Craniotomy
Glasgow Coma Scale
Intracranial Pressure
3 Citations

Early thromboprophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin is safe in patients with pelvic fracture managed nonoperatively

Jehan, F., Okeeffe, T. S., Khan, M., Chi, A., Tang, A. ., Kulvatunyou, N., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 219, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Molecular Weight Heparin
Hemorrhage
Hemoglobins
Erythrocytes
Venous Thrombosis

Geriatric rescue after surgery (GRAS) score to predict failure-to-rescue in geriatric emergency general surgery patients

Khan, M., Azim, A., Okeeffe, T. S., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Santino, C., Tang, A. ., Vercruysse, G. ., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Emergencies
Weights and Measures
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Statistical Factor Analysis

How does marijuana affect outcomes after trauma in ICU patients? A propensity-matched analysis

Singer, M., Azim, A., Okeeffe, T. S., Khan, M., Jain, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Gries, L., Jehan, F., Tang, A. . & Joseph, B. A., Nov 1 2017, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 83, 5, p. 846-849 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Intensive Care Units
Wounds and Injuries
Artificial Respiration
Marijuana Abuse
8 Citations

Improving mortality in trauma laparotomy through the evolution of damage control resuscitation: Analysis of 1,030 consecutive trauma laparotomies

Joseph, B. A., Azim, A., Zangbar, B., Bauman, Z., Okeeffe, T. S., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. ., Latifi, R. . & Rhee, P. M., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 2, p. 328-333 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Laparotomy
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score

In brief

Jurkovich, G. J., Davis, K. A., Becher, R. D., Burlew, C. C., de Moya, M., Dente, C. J., Galante, J. M., Goodwin, J. S., Joseph, B. A. & Pandit, V., Jul 1 2017, In : Current Problems in Surgery. 54, 7, p. 358-360 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citations

More helmets fewer deaths: Motorcycle helmet legislation impacts traumatic brain injury-related mortality in young adults

Hassan, A., Jokar, T. O., Rhee, P. M., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Anderson, K. T., Gries, L., Roward, Z. T. & Joseph, B. A., Jun 1 2017, In : American Surgeon. 83, 6, p. 541-546 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motorcycles
Head Protective Devices
Legislation
Young Adult
Mortality

Primary repair for pediatric colonic injury; are there differences among adult and pediatric trauma centers?

Khan, M., Jehan, F., Okeeffe, T. S., Pandit, V., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. ., Gries, L. & Joseph, B. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 220, p. 176-181 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Colostomy
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay

Re: Enteral nutrition in traumatic brain injury

Azim, A. & Joseph, B. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 3, p. 650-651 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Enteral Nutrition
Traumatic Brain Injury
5 Citations

Redefining the association between old age and poor outcomes after trauma: The impact of frailty syndrome

Joseph, B. A., Orouji Jokar, T., Hassan, A., Azim, A., Mohler, M. J., Kulvatunyou, N., Siddiqi, S., Phelan, H., Fain, M. J. & Rhee, P. M., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 3, p. 575-581 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Geriatrics
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Frail Elderly

Rehabilitation concerns in geriatric trauma

Joseph, B. A. & Hassan, A., Jul 30 2017, Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care: Second Edition. Springer International Publishing, p. 423-429 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Remote ischemic conditioning: Promising potential in wound repair in diabetes?

Boghossian, J. A., Joseph, B. A., Slepian, M. J. & Armstrong, D. G., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 107, 4, p. 313-317 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diabetic Foot
Wounds and Injuries
Myocardium
Ischemia
Extremities
2 Citations

Remote Ischemic Conditioning Preserves Cognition and Motor Coordination in a Mouse Model of Traumatic Brain Injury

Sandweiss, A. J., Azim, A., Ibraheem, K., Largent-Milnes, T. M., Rhee, P. M., Vanderah, T. W. & Joseph, B. A., Jun 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Phosphopyruvate Hydratase
Traumatic Brain Injury
Conditioning (Psychology)
Wounds and Injuries
1 Citations

Risk-adjusted adverse outcomes in complex abdominal wall hernia repair with biologic mesh: A case series of 140 patients

Latifi, R. ., Samson, D., Haider, A., Azim, A., Iftikhar, H., Joseph, B. A., Tilley, E., Con, J., Gashi, S. & El-Menyar, A., Jul 1 2017, In : International Journal of Surgery. 43, p. 26-32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Abdominal Wall
Reoperation
Recurrence
2 Citations

Survival benefits of remote ischemic conditioning in sepsis

Joseph, B. A., Khalil, M., Hashmi, A., Hecker, L., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. ., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P. M., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 213, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipopolysaccharides
Sepsis
Ischemic Postconditioning
Injections
Kaplan-Meier Estimate