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2020 | May-August | Volume 9 | Issue 2

EDITORIAL

Dr. Felipe Vega Rivera

PTS Statement on Virtual Congress 2020

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:1] [Pages No:00 - 00]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/pajt-9-2-v  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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Dedication

Manuel Lorenzo

Dedication

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:1] [Pages No:00 - 00]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/pajt-9-2-vi  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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Original Article

Milena Alcázar, Maria Del Pilar Gutierrez, Santiago Rojas, Tatiana Suarez, Carlos Morales

Performance of Noncontrast Multidetector Computed Tomography Compared with a Reference Standard (Surgery/Pathology or Clinical Follow-up) in Diagnosing Acute, Nontraumatic Abdominal Pain

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:91 - 96]

Keywords: Abdominal pain, Acute abdomen, Computed tomography, Diagnostic imaging, Emergency, Emergency general surgery

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1287  |  Open Access |  How to cite

325

Original Article

Juan F Figueroa, Christian Loyola, Fray Martínez, Juan C Salamea

Efficacy of the Basic Trauma Course in Family Medicine Resident Physicians in Southern Ecuador: It is Time to Innovate Education in Trauma

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:97 - 100]

Keywords: Basic trauma course, Global surgery, Prevention, Trauma education

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1286  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

İbrahim Eker, Soner Yilmaz, Rıza A Çetinkaya, Aytekin Ünlü, Aysel Pekel, Rahşan I Sağkan, Zerrin Ertaş, Orhan Gürsel, Hacı U Muşabak, Ertuğrul Yazici, Sebahattin Yilmaz, Cengizhan Açikel, İsmail Y Avci, Ferit Avcu, Emin Kürekçi, Patrizio Petrone

A Cycle of Freezing and Thawing as a Modified Method for Activating Platelets in Platelet-rich Plasma to Use in Regenerative Medicine

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:101 - 104]

Keywords: Basic fibroblast growth factor, Freezing, Insulin-like growth factor-1, Platelet-rich plasma, Platelet-derived growth factor, Thawing

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1285  |  Open Access |  How to cite

639

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Alexander Rodríguez, Eliana Cervera, Gigliola Macchia, Xilene Mendoza, Walter Martínez, Osmar Pérez, Homero Sanjuán, Pedro Villalba

Utility of S-100B as a Potential Tool for Neuromonitoring and Prediction of Neuroworsening in Acute Phase of Traumatic Brain Injury

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:9] [Pages No:105 - 113]

Keywords: Brain injuries, Intracranial hypertension, Neuromonitoring, Prognosis, S-100B

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1288  |  Open Access |  How to cite

488

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Evelyn M Serrano, George Molina, Geoffrey A Anderson, Sara J Singer, William R Berry, Alex B Haynes, Martha E Larrea Fabra, Marc A de Moya

Evaluation of the Perceptions of Safety of Surgical Practice at a Tertiary Academic Trauma Hospital in Havana, Cuba

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:114 - 119]

Keywords: Cuba, Latin America, Patient safety, Perceptions of safety of surgical practice, Survey study

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1289  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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PERSPECTIVE

Bartolomeu A Nascimento Jr, Lorena T de Melo Rolim, Gustavo P Fraga, Sandro Rizoli

Importance of the Epidemic Curve for Cross-country Comparison of COVID-19 Mortality: A Brief Analysis on Interpreting the Pandemic Numbers

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:120 - 121]

Keywords: Infection, Mortality, Mortality rate

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1276  |  Open Access |  How to cite

331

PERSPECTIVE

Scott Ninokawa, Kristen Nordham, Danielle Tatum, Juan Duchesne

Effects of Social Distancing on the Incidence of Traumatic Injuries

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:122 - 125]

Keywords: COVID-19, Public health, Retrospective, SARS-CoV-2, Social distancing, Trauma reduction

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1277  |  Open Access |  How to cite

305

PERSPECTIVE

Andrés V Ayala, Sofía A Zárate, Andrés E Zabala, Luis Pacheco, Fernando I Narváez, María L Alvear, José R Negrete

Perspectives and Recommendations for Laparoscopic Surgery in the COVID-19 Era

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:7] [Pages No:126 - 132]

Keywords: COVID-19, Laparoscopy, SARS-CoV-2, Surgery

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1279  |  Open Access |  How to cite

681

PERSPECTIVE

Galvan Talamantes Yazmin, Vega Felipe, Mercedes N Lopez-Hernandez, Alvarez Reséndiz G Esteban

Considerations for the Emergency and Perioperative Management of Patients with COVID-19

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:9] [Pages No:133 - 141]

Keywords: COVID-19, Intubation, Perioperative management, Personal protective equipment, Surgery

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1280  |  Open Access |  How to cite

1,148

PERSPECTIVE

Shrey Modi, Bhuwan Giri, Rodrigo Olvera, Antonio Marttos, Gabriel Ruiz, Nicholas Namias, Gerd D Pust

Acute Care Surgery in the Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Our Experience at a Large Safety Net Hospital

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:142 - 146]

Keywords: Abscess, Acute care surgery, Appendicitis, Cholecystitis, Coronavirus disease 2019, Duodenal perforation

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1284  |  Open Access |  How to cite

526

PERSPECTIVE

Eman A Toraih, Danielle Tatum, Mohammad H Hussein, Juan C Duchesne

Development of an Inclusive Interhospital Resource Allocation to Mitigate States Hospital Capacity during COVID-19

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:147 - 154]

Keywords: COVID-19, Emergency, Outcomes

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1281  |  Open Access |  How to cite

320

PERSPECTIVE

Marcelo AF Ribeiro Jr, Tercio de Campos, Salomone Di Saverio, Carlos Y Benítez, Mohammad Azfar, Antonio Marttos, Sandro Rizoli

Trauma and Acute-care Surgeons’ Perception of Personal Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:155 - 157]

Keywords: Coronavirus, Coronavirus infections, Pandemics, Personal protective equipment

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1282  |  Open Access |  How to cite

321

PERSPECTIVE

C Rodrigo Olvera, Antonio Marttos, Rishi Rattan, Daniel D Yeh, Patricia M Byers, Gabriel Ruiz, Shevonne S Satahoo, Enrique Ginzburg, Nicholas Namias, Gerd D Pust

COVID-19 Pandemic Acute-care Surgery Practice Survey Results from the Panamerican Trauma Society International Trauma Tele-Grand Rounds

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:158 - 161]

Keywords: Acute critical care surgery, COVID-19 pandemic, Emergency surgery, Surgery during COVID-19, The panamerican trauma society

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1283  |  Open Access |  How to cite

288

PERSPECTIVE

Maria Tudela, Maria Fernandez

Massive Pneumoperitoneum after Bronchoscopy and Noninvasive Ventilation in a COVID-19 Patient, without Associated Pneumomediastinum or Pneumothorax

[Year:2020] [Month:May-August] [Volume:9] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:162 - 164]

Keywords: Barotrauma, Bilateral bronchopneumonia, COVID-19, Pathophysiological mechanism, Pneumoperitoneum, Pneumothorax

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1278  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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