Bellal A Joseph

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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., O'Keeffe, T. & Joseph, B., 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)
2018
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., 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

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

Joseph, B., Jehan, F., Dacey, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Khan, M., Zeeshan, M., Gries, L., O'Keeffe, T. & 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

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. & 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

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

Joseph, B., Khan, M., Truitt, M., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Azim, A., Jain, A., Zeeshan, M., Tang, A. & O’Keeffe, T., May 21 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemorrhage
Blood Pressure
Tachycardia
Shock
Wounds and Injuries
2 Citations

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

Khan, M., Jehan, F., O'Keeffe, T., Hamidi, M., Truitt, M., Zeeshan, M., Gries, L., Tang, A. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Pollack, N., Hamidi, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Sakran, J. V., Gries, L. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Hamidi, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Gries, L. & Joseph, B., 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
2 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., O'Keeffe, T., Chi, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Jain, A., Zakaria, E. R. & Joseph, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 1, p. 112-117 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factual Databases
Perioperative Care
Operative Surgical Procedures
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Critical Care

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
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., 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., Azim, A., O'Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Kulvatunyou, N. & Joseph, B., 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
1 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., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Kerby, J. D., Cuschieri, J., Mohler, J. 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., 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., 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., Azim, A., Haider, A. A., Kulvatunyou, N., O'Keeffe, T., Hassan, A., Gries, L., Tran, E., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P., 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., O’Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Vercruysse, G., Kulvatunyou, N., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B., 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., Khan, M., Gries, L., OʼKeeffe, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Khan, M., Chi, A., Tang, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Gries, L. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Santino, C., Tang, A., Vercruysse, G., Gries, L. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Khan, M., Jain, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Gries, L., Jehan, F., Tang, A. & Joseph, B., 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., Azim, A., Zangbar, B., Bauman, Z., O'Keeffe, T., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P., 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
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., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Anderson, K. T., Gries, L., Roward, Z. T. & Joseph, B., 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., O'Keeffe, T., Pandit, V., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Gries, L. & Joseph, B., 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
3 Citations

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

Joseph, B., Orouji Jokar, T., Hassan, A., Azim, A., Mohler, M. J., Kulvatunyou, N., Siddiqi, S., Phelan, H., Fain, M. & Rhee, P., 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
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., Vanderah, T. W. & Joseph, B., 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., 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., Khalil, M., Hashmi, A., Hecker, L., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P., 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

The impact of Glasgow Coma Scale–age prognosis score on geriatric traumatic brain injury outcomes

Khan, M., O'Keeffe, T., Jehan, F., Kulvatunyou, N., Kattaa, A., Gries, L., Tang, A. & Joseph, B., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 216, p. 109-114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glasgow Coma Scale
Geriatrics
Mortality
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Craniocerebral Trauma

The Relationship Between Frailty and the Subjective Decision to Conduct a Goals of Care Discussion With Burned Elders

Madni, T. D., Nakonezny, P. A., Wolf, S. E., Joseph, B., Mohler, J. J., Imran, J. B., Clark, A., Arnoldo, B. A. & Phelan, H. A., May 31 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Burn Care and Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
Survivors
Hot Temperature

Toward Using a Smartwatch to Monitor Frailty in a Hospital Setting: Using a Single Wrist-Wearable Sensor to Assess Frailty in Bedbound Inpatients

Lee, H., Joseph, B., Enriquez, A. & Najafi, B., Nov 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Gerontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wrist
Inpatients
Elbow
Phenotype
Geriatrics

Validation of a Geriatric Trauma Prognosis Calculator: A P.A.L.Li.A.T.E. Consortium Study

Cook, A. C., Joseph, B., Mohler, M. J., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Nakonezny, P. A., Kerby, J. D., Brasel, K. J., Wolf, S. E., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Rhodes, R. L., Brakenridge, S. C., Ekeh, A. P. & Phelan, H. A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 10, p. 2302-2307 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Logistic Models
Hospices
2016
2 Citations
Colectomy
Colonic Neoplasms
Databases
Demography
Morbidity
7 Citations

Antibiotics for appendicitis! Not so fast

Khalil, M., Rhee, P., Orouji Jokar, T., Kuvatunyou, N., O’Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Hassan, A., Gries, L., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B., Mar 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appendicitis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Abscess
Inpatients
Databases
1 Citations

Assessing the efficacy of prothrombin complex concentrate in multiply injured patients with high-energy pelvic and extremity fractures

Joseph, B., Khalil, M., Harrison, C., Swartz, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Haider, A. A., Jokar, T. O., Burk, D., Mahmoud, A., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 30, 12, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extremities
International Normalized Ratio
prothrombin complex concentrates
Lower Extremity
Costs and Cost Analysis
7 Citations

Cervical spinal clearance: A prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-institutional Trial

Inaba, K. , Byerly, S. , Bush, L. D. , Martin, M. J. , Martin, D. T. , Peck, K. A. , Barmparas, G. , Bradley, M. J. , Hazelton, J. P. , Coimbra, R. , Choudhry, A. J. , Brown, C. V. R. , Ball, C. G. , Cherry-Bukowiec, J. R. , Burlew, C. C. , Joseph, B. , Dunn, J. , Minshall, C. T. , Carrick, M. M. , Berg, G. M. & 1 others Demetriades, D., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 6, p. 1122-1129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Tomography
Spine
Radiography
Central Cord Syndrome

Contemporary outcomes of lower extremity vascular repairs extending below the knee: A multicenter retrospective study

and the Lower Extremity Vascular Repairs Outcome Group, Feb 16 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Vascular System Injuries
Blood Vessels
Lower Extremity
Knee
2 Citations

Creation of a decision aid for goal-setting after geriatric burns: A study from the prognostic assessment of life and limitations after trauma in the elderly [PALLIATE] consortium

Hodgman, E., Joseph, B., Mohler, J., Wolf, S. E., Paulk, M. E., Rhodes, R. L., Nakonezny, P. A. & Phelan, H. A., Feb 16 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Burns
Geriatrics
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
1 Citations

Disparities in Mangement of Patients with Benign Colorectal Disease: Impact of Urbanization and Specialized Care

Pandit, V., Khalil, M., Joseph, B., Jandova, J., Jokar, T. O., Haider, A. A., Zangbar, B., Asim, A., Hassan, A. & Nfonsam, V., Nov 1 2016, In : The American surgeon. 82, 11, p. 1046-1051 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
Length of Stay
Hospital Costs
Confidence Intervals
Patient Admission
4 Citations

Early feeds not force feeds: enteral nutrition in traumatic brain injury

Azim, A., Haider, A. A., Rhee, P., Verma, K., Windell, E., Orouji Jokar, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Meer, M., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B., Apr 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteral Nutrition
Retrospective Studies
Guidelines
Traumatic Brain Injury
11 Citations

Early surgical intervention and its impact on patients presenting with necrotizing soft tissue infections: A single academic center experience

Hadeed, G., Smith, J., O'Keeffe, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Wynne, J., Joseph, B., Friese, R., Wachtel, T., Rhee, P., El-Menyar, A. & Latifi, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock. 9, 1, p. 22-27 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Length of Stay
Intensive Care Units
Early Diagnosis
Mortality
20 Citations
San Francisco
Emergencies
Geriatrics
Length of Stay
Odds Ratio
9 Citations

Emergency general surgery specific frailty index: A validation study

Jokar, T. O., Ibraheem, K., Rhee, P., Kulavatunyou, N., Haider, A., Phelan, H., Fain, M., Mohler, M. J. & Joseph, B., May 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Emergencies
ROC Curve
Geriatrics
Wound Infection
4 Citations

Gunshot wounds: A review of ballistics, bullets, weapons and myths

Rhee, P., Moore, E. E. E., Joseph, B., Tang, A., Pandit, V. & Vercruysse, G., Mar 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gunshot Wounds
Weapons
Firearms
Wounds and Injuries
Legislation
6 Citations

Identifying potential utility of REBOA: An autopsy study

Joseph, B., Ibraheem, K., Haider, A. A., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., O’Keeffe, T., Bauman, Z. M., Green, D. J. J., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P., May 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Balloon Occlusion
Aorta
Autopsy
Thoracotomy
Wounds and Injuries
2 Citations

Injury prevention programs against distracted driving: Are they effective?

Joseph, B., Zangbar, B., Bains, S., Kulvatunyou, N., Khalil, M., Mahmoud, D., Friese, R. S., O'Keeffe, T., Pandit, V. & Rhee, P., Jun 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Traffic Injury Prevention. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health care
incidence
health care
Personnel
Wounds and Injuries