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Upcoming Presentations

Immediate Open Reduction Internal Fixation Of Isolated Tibial Plateau Fractures Improves Short-Term Outcomes In Skiers And Snowboarders. Janes PC, Leonard J, Phillips JL, Bauer BJ, Salottolo K, Slone DS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. Poster Presentation. The 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Baltimore MD, September 13, 2017.

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Pilot Study Of Marijuana Use And Pain Control Following Trauma. Peck L, Salottolo K, Tanner AH, Carrick MM, Mains CW, McGuire E, Bar-Or D. The 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Baltimore MD, September 13, 2017.

Moving Things Along: A Pilot Study Investigating Probiotic Therapy Following Exploratory Laparotomy In Trauma Patients. Portillo V, McGraw C, Carrick MM, Mains CW, Slone DS, Madayag R, Tanner A, Orlando A, Bar-Or D. The 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Baltimore MD, September 13, 2017.

Development Of A Novel Scoring System Predicting The Risk Of Neurosurgical Intervention In An Isolated Mild Subdural Hemorrhage Population. Orlando A, Levy AS, Mains CW, Slone DS, Carrick MM, Madayag R, Rubin BA, Bar-Or D. The 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Baltimore MD, September 13, 2017.

The Effect Of LMWF-5A On Differentiated Thp-1 Monocytes: Potential Activation Of Anti-Inflammatory Macrophages. Rael LT, Mains CW, Slone DS, Carrick MM, Tanner AH, Bar-Or D. The 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Baltimore MD, September 13, 2017.

Past Presentations

2017 Presentations

Improved Short Term Outcomes in Tibial Plateau Fractures of Snow Sports Injuries treated with Immediate Open Reduction Internal Fixation. Janes PC, Abbott P, Leonard J, Phillips JL, Salottolo K, Bar-Or D. Oral presentation,International Conference of the Society for Skiing Safety, Innsbruck, Austria, April 2017.

Increased Cysteinylated Albumin is Associated with More Favorable Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke Patients, A Reflection of Collateral Circulation? Bartt R, Leonard J, Bar-Or R, Rael LT, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

Aspirin use is associated with decreased initial stroke severity in patients with acute ischemic stroke: Pilot study. Jensen J, Leonard J, Bar-Or R, Rael LT, Bartt R, Wagner J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

Improving Neurologist Responsiveness For Telestroke Consultations: We Do Better! Wagner J, Salottolo K, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

Outcomes after Endovascular Therapy in a Population with Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke: A 6.5 Year Observational Cohort Study at a High-Volume Comprehensive Stroke Center. Frei D, Orlando A, Bellon R, Wagner J, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bartt R, van Vliet R, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

Outcomes after Endovascular Therapy in a Population with Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke and Large Vessel Occlusion: Does Treatment Help? Frei D, Orlando A, Bellon R, Wagner J, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bartt R, van Vliet R, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Patients with Mild and Rapidly Improving Ischemic Strokes and Large Vessel Occlusions: Examining In-hospital Outcomes. Wagner J, McGraw C, McCarthy K, Bartt R, Jensen J, Orlando A, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Boston MA, April 2017.

A Multi-Center Performance Improvement Program Uses Rural Trauma Filters for Benchmarking: An Evaluation of the Findings. Coniglio R, McGraw C, Archuleta M, Benter H, Keiter L, Ramstetter J, Reis E, Romans C, Schell R, Simms K, Smith R, Townsend J. Podium presentation, Society of Trauma Nurses, St Louis MO, April 2017.

Heads up: Describing and Implementing a Time-Saving Head Strike Protocol at a Level II Trauma Center. Wacht S, Salottolo K, Bailee M, Atnip A, Carrick MM. Podium presentation, Society of Trauma Nurses, St Louis MO, April 2017.

Providing Dedicated Outreach to Rural Trauma Centers: A Multidisciplinary Outreach Program Identifies Rural Performance Improvement Filters. Coniglio R, McGraw C, Archuleta M, Benter H, Keiter L, Ramstetter J, Reis E, Romans C, Schell R, Simms K, Smith R, Townsend J. Poster presentation, Society of Trauma Nurses, St Louis MO, April 2017.

Improving Neurologist Responsiveness For Telestroke Consultations: We Do Better! Wagner J, Salottolo K, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Houston TX, February 2017.

Outcomes after Endovascular Therapy in a Population with Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke: A 6.5 Year Observational Cohort Study at a High-Volume Comprehensive Stroke Center. Frei D, Orlando A, Bellon R, Wagner J, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bartt R, van Vliet R, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Houston TX, February 2017.

Outcomes after Endovascular Therapy in a Population with Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke and Large Vessel Occlusion: Does Treatment Help? Frei D, Orlando A, Bellon R, Wagner J, Fanale C, Jensen J, Bartt R, van Vliet R, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Houston TX, February 2017.

Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Patients with Mild and Rapidly Improving Ischemic Strokes and Large Vessel Occlusions: Examining In-hospital Outcomes. Wagner J, McGraw C, McCarthy K, Bartt R, Jensen J, Orlando A, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Houston TX, February 2017.

2016 Presentations

Isolated hip fractures in the elderly: what do my data mean? Blackmore A, Leonard J, Bourg P. Poster presentation, Trauma Quality Improvement Program annual scientific meeting and training, Orlando FL, November 2016.

Comorbid characteristics impact oxidative stress levels in trauma patients and healthy volunteers over the age of 65. Bourg P; Caputo L; Bjugstad K, Rael L, Leonard J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, Society for redox biology and medicine, San Francisco CA, November 2016.

Development of a plasma biomarker to test oxidative stress in healthy elders and those with traumatic injury. Bourg P; Caputo L; Rael L, Leonard J, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, Integrated emergency care for older persons symposium, Melbourne, Australia, October 2016.

Severity Of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Is Associated With Morbidity But Not Mortality Or Injury Characteristics In Trauma Patients. Kristin Salottolo, MPH; Emmett McGuire, MD; Matthew Carrick, MD; Charles W. Mains, MD, David Bar-Or, MD.Poster presentation, AAST, Waikoloa, HI, September 2016.

Utility Of The Modified Early Warning Score For Interfacility Transfer Of Patients With Traumatic Injury. Kristin Salottolo, MPH; Jacob Johnson, RN; Matthew Carrick, MD; Mark Gamber, DO; David Bar-Or, MD.Poster presentation, AAST, Waikoloa, HI, September 2016.

The Low Molecular Weight Fraction Of Human Serum Albumin (HSA) Inhibits Nfκ B Signaling. Melissa Hausburg, PhD; Elizabeth Frederick, PhD; Gregory Thomas, BS; Leonard Rael, MS; Matthew Carrick, MD; Charles W. Mains, MD; Denetta S. Slone, MD;. David Bar-Or, MD.Poster presentation, AAST, Waikoloa, HI, September 2016.

The Low Molecular Weight Fraction Of Human Serum Albumin As A Potential Therapeutic For Inflammatory Conditions Due To Its Role In The COX2 Pathway. Elizabeth Frederick, PhD; Melissa Hausburg, PhD; Leonard Rael, MS; Gregory Thomas, BS; Matthew Carrick, MD; Charles W. Mains, MD; Denetta S. Slone, MD;. David Bar-Or, MD. Poster presentation, AAST, Waikoloa, HI, September 2016.

Plasma Of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage And Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome Patients Increases Brain Endothelial Permeability In Vitro. Gregory Thomas, BS; Leonard Rael, MS; Jan Leonard, MSPH; Matthew Carrick, MD; Denetta S. Slone, MD; Charles W. Mains, MD; Jeffrey Wagner, MD; David Bar-Or, MD. Poster presentation, AAST, Waikoloa, HI, September 2016.

A Dynamic Data Management Solution for Clinical Research. Orlando A, Griep J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, Health Exploring Complexities Conference, Germany, August 2016.

Time is Brain: Standardized Neuro-Interventional Thrombectomy Protocols lead to Faster Recanalization Times. Frei D, Caputo LM, McCarthy K, Salottolo K, Bar-Or D. Dual podium presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Rates and Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment Time Windows: Does Treatment Window Make a Difference? Wagner J, Orlando A, Fanale C, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Jensen J, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Analysis of Outcomes of Dissection vs. Non-Dissection Mechanism in 445 patients. Jensen J, Salottolo K, McCarthy K, Loy D, Frei D, Wagner J, Whaley M, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Dissection: Retrospective Series of 24 Cases. Jensen J, Salottolo K, McCarthy K, Frei D, Loy D, Wagner J, Whaley M, Bar­-Or D.Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Pre-mixing tPA: Moving Past Gestalt. McCarthy K, Caputo LM, Whaley M, Fanale C, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Impact of Transfer Status into a Comprehensive Stroke Center on Outcomes among Intra-Arterial Therapy Patients.  Frei D, Leonard J, Jensen J, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Wagner J, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome. Wagner J, Leonard J, Jensen J, Jensen A, Farrell L, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurology, Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

Oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) as a rapid, easy, and reliable biomarker for traumatic brain injury. Bjugstad K. World Congress on Brain Injury, the Hague, NL, March 2016.

Therapeutic Time Window for Conivaptan Treatment of Cerebral Edema and Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown in Mice. Zeynalov E, Jones SM, Elliot P. Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Rates and Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment Time Windows: Does Treatment Window Make a Difference? Wagner J, Orlando A, Fanale C, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Jensen J, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Dissection: Retrospective Series of 24 Cases. Jensen J, Salottolo K, McCarthy K, Frei D, Loy D, Wagner J, Whaley M, Bar­-Or D.Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Analysis of Outcomes of Dissection vs. Non ­Dissection Mechanism in 445 patients. Jensen J, Salottolo K, McCarthy L, Loy D, Frei D, Wagner J,  Whaley M, Bar-­Or D.Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Time is Brain: Standardized Neuro-Interventional Thrombectomy Protocols lead to Faster Recanalization Times. Frei D, Caputo LM, McCarthy K, Salottolo K, Bar-Or D. Podium presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Pre-mixing tPA: Moving Past Gestalt. McCarthy K, Caputo LM, Whaley M, Fanale C, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

Impact of Transfer Status into a Comprehensive Stroke Center on Outcomes among Intra-Arterial Therapy Patients. Frei D, Leonard J, Jensen J, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Wagner J, Bar-Or D.Poster presentation, International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.

2015 Presentations

A new method to assess oxidative stress (OS) changes induced by one hemodialysis session. Sela S, Geron R, Shapiro G, Milo E, Bjugstad K, Bar-Or R, Bar-Or D, Kristal B. Society for Redox Biology and Medicine. November 18-21, 2015, Boston, MA.

Estimated Weight to Dose tPA can Harm Elderly Ischemic Stroke Patients. Jensen J,  Leonard J, Whaley M, Salottolo KM, Leitzel D, McClintic J, Bar-Or D. American Neurological Association; September 2015, Chicago, IL.

Type 1 diabetes increases odds of venous thromboembolism following traumatic injury. Leonard J, Caputo LM, Carrick MM, Slone DS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; September 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

Prognosis of patients with severe traumatic brain injury with Glasgow Coma Scale of 3 is predicted by simple criteria known on ED arrival. Carrick MM, Salottolo KM, Mains MM, Slone DS, Bar-Or D. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; September 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

The risk of neurosurgery and mortality in a population with mild traumatic brain injury and intracranial hemorrhage: A three-year multi-center retrospective observational study. Orlando A, Levy AS, Carrick MM, Slone DS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; September 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

Epidemiology Of Traumatic Brain Injury With Glasgow Coma Scale 3: A Multicenter Study. Carrick MM, Salottolo KM, Slone DS, Levy AS, Bar-Or D. Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society; June 2015, Colorado Springs, CO.

Aggressive Operative Neurosurgical Management is Associated with Survival Benefit in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury and Glasgow Coma Scale of 3: A Propensity Matched Analysis. Salottolo KM, Carrick MM, Levy AS, Morgan BC, Slone DS, Bar-Or D. Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society; June 2015, Colorado Springs, CO.

A door-to-needle time under 30 minutes can be achieved and can improve functional outcomes. Whaley M, Caputo L, Kozlowski M, Fanale C, Wagner J, Bar-Or D. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

The Presence of an Advanced Practice Nurse Stroke Coordinator Decreases Door-to-Needle Times. Whaley M, Caputo L, Wagner J. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

A Four-Year Experience of Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Rate Following Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Wagner JC, Orlando A, Fanale CV, Whaley M, McCarthy KL, Bar-Or D. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

Intraarterial Thrombolysis And Endovascular Treatment is Safe and Effective In Patients With Ischemic Stroke Due To Dissection. Jensen J, Wagner JC, Salottolo K, Loy D, Bar-Or D. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

A Novel Method for Measuring Oxidative Stress in Patients with Stroke Symptoms. Wagner JC, Salottolo K, Fanale C, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

Intra-Arterial Therapy is Safe and Effective in Patients Aged ≥ 80. Frei D, Leonard J, Salottolo K, Fanale C, Wagner JC, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Loy D, Bar-Or D. American Academy of Neurology; April 2015, Washington, DC.

Time course of redox potential and antioxidant capacity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Stoppe C, Kraemer S, Benstoem C, Schälte G, Bar-Or D, Goetzenich A. International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, March 2015; Brussels, Belgium.

A Four-Year Experience of Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Rate Following Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Wagner JC, Orlando A, Fanale C, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2015; Nashville, TN.

A Novel Method for Measuring Oxidative Stress in Patients with Stroke Symptoms. Wagner JC, Salottolo K, Fanale C, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2015; Nashville, TN.

Intra-Arterial therapy is safe and effective in patients aged ≥80. Frei D, Salottolo K, Njau G, Fanale C, Wagner JC, Whaley M, McCarthy K, Loy D, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2015; Nashville, TN.

A door-to-needle time under 30 minutes can be achieved and can improve functional outcomes. Whaley M, Caputo LM, Kozlowski M, Fanale C, Wagner JC, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2015; Nashville, TN.

The presence of an advanced practice nurse stroke coordinator decreases door-to-needle times. Whaley M, Caputo LM, Wagner JC. International Stroke Conference, February 2015; Nashville, TN.

2014 Presentations

Assessment of Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Therapy via Oxidation-Reduction Potential in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease. Caputo LM, Beyer C, Neary M, Zigmond M, Castro S, Bar-Or D. Society for Free Radical and Biologic Medicine, November 2014; Seattle, WA.

Development of a new method for assessing redox status in humans: application in strenuous exercise-induced oxidative stress. Stagos D, Orlando A, Goutzourelas N, Ntontou AM, Bella E, Becker AT, Statiri A, Bar-Or D. Society for Free Radical and Biologic Medicine,  November 2014; Seattle, WA.

Significant differences in oxidative stress between healthy controls and TBI patients: A 5-year multicenter prospective observational cohort study. Orlando A, Rael L, Bar-Or R, Slone DS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 2014; Philadelphia, PA.

The effectiveness of a Rapid Reversal Protocol for patients with anticoagulation-related intracereberal hemorrhage (ICH). Blackmore A, Bourg PW, Caputo LM. Society of Trauma Nurses Annual Meeting, April 2014; New Orleans, LA.

Association Between Pharmacologic Thromboprophylaxis And Hemorrhage Progression In Patients With Hemorrhagic Stroke. Levy AS, Salottolo K, Coplin WM, Orlando A, Smith R, Santos P, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2014; San Diego, CA.

Pharmocologic Thromboprophylaxis Reduces the Odds of Venous Thromboembolism In Patients With Hemorrhagic Stroke. Levy AS, Salottolo K, Coplin WM, Smith R, Santos P, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2014; San Diego, CA.

Does emergent emergency medical service transport mode predict need for a time critical hospital intervention in trauma patients? Ross D, Caputo LM, Salottolo KM, Gorham B, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2014; Tuscon, AZ.

2013 Presentations

The development of a trauma system of care: The Centura Health experience. Mains CW, Coniglio R, Caputo LM. Trauma Center Association of America Annual Meeting, November 2013; Reno, NV.

Factor evaluation in the development of an acute trauma geriatric frailty scale. Bourg PW, Salottolo KM, Orlando A, Caputo LM, Mains CW, Slone DS, Rael L, Bar-Or D. The National Geriatric Nursing Association, October 2013; Clearwater, Florida.

The effect of age on Glasgow Coma Scale in patients with traumatic brain injury. Salottolo KM, Levy AS, Slone DS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2013; San Francisco, CA.

The association between do not resuscitate (DNR) orders and outcomes in a propensity matched trauma population. Salottolo KM, Slone DS, Orlando A, Offner PJ, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2013; San Francisco, CA.

Prognostic ability of a novel quantitative PRC method for analyzing bronchoalveolar lavage samples in ventilated trauma patients. Orlando A, Thomas GW, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2013; San Francisco, CA.

A Retrospective Analysis Of High Risk Trauma Patients At A Level I Trauma Center. Bourg P, Caputo LM, Salottolo K. The Society of Trauma Nurses Annual meeting, April 2013; Las Vegas, NV.

2012 Presentations

A rapid PCR array for the identification of bacterial pathogens in suspected VAP isolates. Thomas GW; Rael LT; Mains CW; Slone DS; Bar-Or D. Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). September 2012; Kauai, Hawaii.

Long-term follow up of a non-transfer protocol for mild traumatic brain injury with small intracranial homorrhage. Orlando A; Levy AS; Salottolo KM; Offner PJ; Bar-Or D. American Associaton for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). September 2012; Kauai, Hawaii.

Admission venous lactate measurements in geriatric trauma patients significantly reduces mortality through early recognition of occult hypofusion. Salottolo KM, Offner PJ, Mains CW, Orlando A, Bourg PW, Bar-Or D. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). September 2012; Kauai, Hawaii.

Inter-arterial Therapy for Ischemic Stroke: 90-Day Outcomes at a High Volume Primary Stroke Center. Fanale C; Salottolo KM; Orlando A; Whaley M; Scutchfield A; Schomer D; Frei D; Bellon R; Huddle D. European Stroke Conference, April 2012; Lisbon, Portugal.

2011 Presentations

Venous lactate is a better predictor of mortality than traditional vital signs in the geriatric trauma population. Mains CW; Salottolo KM; Bourg PW; Offner PJ. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2011; Chicago, IL.

Temporal effect of PH on permeability in monolayers of brain microvascular endothelial cells. Trunck L, Anstett T, Thomas GW, Slone DS, Offner PJ, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2011; Chicago, IL.

Aneurysm, tPA and hemorrhage: a case series. Fanale C, Orlando A, Salottolo KM, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2011; Los Angeles, CA.

Mitochondrial lysates stimulate macrophage migration inhibition factor release and potentiate the activation of in-vitro-cultured human macrophages. Shimonkevitz R, Bar-Or D, Slone DS, Mains CW. Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 2011; Miami, FL.

2010 Presentations

Continuous use of PTP decreases risk of VTE in subset of patients with TBI. Offner PJ, Salottolo KM, Levy AS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2010; Boston, MA.

Anti-inflammatory effect of a diketopiperazine by-product of commercial albumin in TBI patients. Rael LT, Bar-Or R, Shimonkevitz R, Mains CW, Slone DS, Bar-Or D. National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, June 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Potential deleterious effects of pre-injury statin use in traumatic brain injury. Offner PJ, Salottolo KM, Levy AS, Mains CW, Bar-Or D. National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, June 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Triple CT does not delay tPA in stroke alert patients. Fanale C, Salottolo KM, Frei D, Bar-Or D. American Society of Neuroradiology, May 2010; Boston, MA.

Development of a geriatric trauma resuscitation protocol, utilization compliance, and outcomes. Bourg PW, Richey M, Salottolo KM, Mains CW. Society of Trauma Nurses, April 2010; Orlando, FL.

Next evolution of the RRT: missed opportunities. Bourg PW, Richey M, Salottolo KM, Mains CW. Society of Trauma Nurses, April 2010; Orlando, FL.

Presence of cerebral edema predicts poor outcome in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis. Fanale C, Salottolo KM, Leonard K, Bar-Or D. International Stroke Conference, February 2010; San Antonio, TX.

Gadolinium chelators, a new culprit in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis? Thomas GW, Garrett RE, Mains CW, Slone DS, Offner PJ, Bar-Or D. Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 2010; Miami, FL.

Biofilms extracted from intubated patient endotracheal tubes contains DA-DKP, an immuno-suppressive di-keto-piperazine derived from human serum albumin. Shimonkevitz R, Bar-Or D, Bar-Or R, Slone DS, Mains CW. Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 2010; Miami, FL.

Incidence of venous thromboembolisms in patients with traumatic brain injury.Offner PJ, Salottolo KM, Levy AS, Bar-Or D. Southwest Surgical Congress, January 2010; Orlando, FL.

2009 Presentations

Optimal timing of pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis following traumatic brain injury. Levy AS, Salottolo KM, Bar-Or R, Mains CW, Offner PJ, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), October 2009; Pittsburgh, PA.

Correlation of plasma oxidation-reduction potential with injury severity score and serum amyloid A levels in multi-trauma patients. Rael LT, Bar-Or R, Salottolo KM, Mains CW, Slone DS, Offner PJ, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), October 2009; Pittsburgh, PA.

Quality improvement process for “failure to rescue” in trauma patients with the development of a systematic program for education in non-ICU nursing staff. Bourg PW,  Salottolo KM. Richey M. Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), June 2009; Phoenix, AZ.

2008 Presentations

Mechanisms of commonly used antiseptics on delayed wound healing. Thomas GW, Bar-Or R, Rael LT, Mains CW, Slone DS, Craun M, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2008; Maui, HI.

The presence of oxidative biomarkers in donated packed red blood cells: effects of lengthy storage. Rael LT, Bar-Or R, Ambruso DR, Mains CW, Slone DS, Craun M, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2008; Maui, HI.

Differentiation of the monocyte tumor cell line THP-1 into macrophages increases the expression of and sensitivity to stimulation by CD28 and CD86-specific monoclonal antibodies. Shimonkevitz R, Slone DS, Mains CW, Craun M, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2008; Maui, HI.

The leaching of plasticizers from the bags of donated packed red blood cells due to lengthy storage. Rael LT, Bar-Or R, Ambruso DR, Mains CW, Slone DS, Craun ML, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2008; Maui, HI.

Potential dysregulation of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex by bacterial endotoxin. Thomas GW, Bar-Or R, Rael LT, Mains CW, Slone DS, Craun ML, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2008; Maui, HI.

2007 Presentations

A di-ketopiperazine fragment from human serum albumin modulatest-lymphocyte activation. Shimonkevitz R, Thomas GW, Slone DS, Craun ML, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2007; Las Vegas, NV.

Use of the albumin-cobalt binding diagnostic test to rule out intestinal ischemia. Rael LT, Polk JD, Davis-Merit D, Tillman DJ, Thomas GW, Craun ML, Bar-Or D. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), September 2007; Las Vegas, NV.