Demographics, Radiological Findings, and Predictors of Prolonged Hospitalization in Civilian Gunshot Wound Patients

Seyed Hadi Aghili; Arshia Zardoui; Mehri Farhang Ranjbar; Alireza Baratloo

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 190-195

  Objective: This study aims to characterize the demographic, clinical, and radiological features of gunshotwound (GSW) patients as well as identify predictors of prolonged hospitalization.Methods: In this retrospective study, a consecutive sampling method was used, including all patients withGSWs in any ...  Read More

Characteristics of Traumatic Patients Referring to the Emergency Department and their Association with Mortality and Incidence of Surgery Performance

Maryam Hosseini; Leila Shayan; Mahnaz Yadollahi; Mehrdad Karajizadeh

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 132-137

  Objective: To identify the distinctive features of acutely injured patients who were presented to the emergency department (ED) and their association with mortality and surgical intervention outcomes.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on all trauma patients resuscitated in the ED of ShahidRajaee ...  Read More

Isolated Adrenal Gland Hemorrhage: A Case of a Car Accident

hossein abdolrahimzadeh fard; soheil bolandi; zahra mohammadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 162-165

  Due to the specific features of the adrenal glands, traumatic adrenal injury is a rare phenomenon. Themajority of these rare types of traumas are caused by blunt force injuries and rarely by penetratingmechanisms. In such cases, a whole-body computed tomography scan is essential for early diagnosis.This ...  Read More

Trauma and COVID-19: Clinical and Paraclinical similarities between Trauma Patients with Positive and Negative PCR Tests

Golnar Sabetian; Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh fard; Mina Ostovan; Sina Azadikhah; Farid Zand; Mansoor Masjedi; Naeimehossadat Asmarian

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 172-180

  Objective: To compare clinical and paraclinical similarities between trauma patients with positive RT-PCRtests (PCR+ve) and the RT-PCR negative ones (PCR -ve).Methods: This a case-control study, where cases had a PCR+ve and controls had a negative result. Two groupswere compared regarding (para) clinical ...  Read More

The Role of Surgical and Endovascular Repair of Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury in the Modern Era: A Single-Center Experience

Hamed Ghoddusi Johari; Seyed Arman Moein; Ahmad Hosseinzadeh; Javad Kojuri; Amirhossein Roshanshad; Reza Shahriarirad

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 103-109

  Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of chest x-ray (CXR) in blunt traumatic aortic injury (BTAI) as a primaryimaging tool in trauma patients.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed our hospital records for blunt thoracic aortic injury patients who had atherapeutic intervention from January 2015 to February ...  Read More

Trauma Registry Data as a Policy-Making Tool: A Systematic Review on the Research Dimensions

Mohammadreza Mobinizadeh; Farzan Berenjian; Efat Mohammadi; Farhad Habibi; Alireza Olyaeemanesh; Kazem Zendedel; Mahdi Sharif-Alhoseini

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 49-58

  Objective: To review the research dimensions of trauma registry data on health policy making. Methods: PubMed and EMBASE were searched until July 2020. Keywords were used on the search process included Trauma, Injury, Registry and Research, which were searched by using appropriate search strategies. ...  Read More

Association of Serum Biomarkers with the Mortality of Trauma Victims in a Level -1 Trauma Care Centre of Eastern India

Kasturi Mukherjee; Debojyoti Bhattacharjee; Jayati Roy Chowdhury; Raghunath Bhattacharyya

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 33-39

  Objective: To determine correlation of important biochemical laboratory investigations in different trauma patients and their degree of injury severity and overall mortality association. Methods: In this hospital based retrospective observational study, 238 trauma patients were divided into two groups. ...  Read More

Characteristics and In-Hospital Outcomes of Pediatric Traumatic Spinal Injuries in A Referral Trauma Center

Hamid Rezaei; Ehsan Keykhosravi; Amin Tavallaii

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 178-182

  Objective: To evaluate the characteristics and in-hospital outcomes of traumatic spinal injuries among children admitted to a local trauma center in Iran. Methods: Patients aged 0-18 years who had been admitted to Shahid Kamyab trauma center for acute traumatic spinal injury (Mashhad, Iran) between 2011 ...  Read More

Comparison of Anterior, Posterior, and Combined Surgical Approaches on the Outcomes of Patients Suffering from Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries

Hamid Rezaei; Ehsan Keykhosravi; Mojtaba Mashhadinejad; Masoud Pishjoo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 133-137

  Objective: To investigate the radiological and clinical outcomes of different surgical approaches in cervical spinal trauma in northeastern of Iran. Methods: The present study was conducted retrospectively from January 2011 to December 2017 in Mashhad, Iran. The demographic characteristics, ...  Read More

Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome Following Blunt Chest Trauma: A Case Report

Ee Lyn Chan; Jawaad Saleem Malik; Carlos Gomez

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 151-154

  Blunt chest trauma is a rare cause of acute coronary syndrome and can be masked by other injuries in polytrauma patients. It can have devastating consequences due to damage to the myocardial tissue if left unrecognized. Myocardial injury can result in life-threatening arrhythmias and complications ...  Read More

Ketamine Sub-Dissociative Dose Vs. Morphine Sulfate for Acute Pain Control in Patients with Isolated Limb Injuries in the Emergency Department: A Randomized, Double-blind, Clinical Trial

Hooman Esfahani; Zahra Khazaeipour; Arash Safaie; Seyed Mojtaba Aghili

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 73-79

  Objective: To compare the ketamine efficacy at a sub-dissociative morphine dose to reduce pain in isolated limb traumatic injuries. Methods: A double-blind randomized clinical trial study was carried out on patients referred to emergency departments (EDs) due to isolated limb traumatic injuries. Eligible ...  Read More

Transferred Patients by Fars Province’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS); A 2-Years Cross-Sectional Study in Southern Iran

Seyed Mahmoudreza Sajjadi; Fatemeh Rahmanian; Razieh Sadat Mousavi-Roknabadi; Faramarz Farahmand; Afsaneh Dehbozorgi; Hadid Hamrah; Mohamad Javad Moradian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 21-27

  Objective: To investigate the patients transferred by helicopters, as well as an emergent medical services that were performed for them.Methods: In this retrospective cross-sectional study, all patients who were transferred by Fars province of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to ...  Read More

Early Tracheostomy in Trauma Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome due to Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Mohammad Reza Saki; Nazanin Dadashpour; Zahra Ghahramani; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 133-134

  The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 [1, 2] and was rapidly spread all over the world, being announced as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020 by the World Health Organization ...  Read More

Prognosis of the Trauma Patients According to the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS); A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Reza Hosseinpour; Amir Barghi; Saadat Mehrabi; Shirvan Salaminia; Paria Tobeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 148-155

  Objective: To investigate the prognosis and survival rates of a group of Iranian patients with traumatic injuries using the trauma and injury severity score (TRISS) model. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, all the patients with multi-trauma referring to the Yasuj Shahid Beheshti hospital during ...  Read More

“Crown of Death”; Corona Mortis, a Common Vascular Variant in Pelvis: Identification at Routine 64-slice CT-Angiography

Rohit Bhoil; Neeti Aggarwal; Vineet Aggarwal; Mukesh Surya; Sanjiv Sharma; Ajay Kumar Alhuwalia; Sabina Bhoil; Surya Pratap Singh; Manveer Thakur; Siddharth Sood

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 193-198

  Objective: To establish the incidence of arterial corona mortis variant in angiographic studies being performed using a 64 slice CT scan machine in a series of patients.Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional study including 100 consecutive patients undergoing routineclinically indicated, ...  Read More

Our Experience of Trauma Management During Novel Coronovirus 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in a Busy Trauma Center in Southern Iran

Hossein Akbarialiabad; Hossein Aabdolrahimzadeh fard; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahin Mohseni; Vahid Mehrnoush; Mina Salehi; Sima Roushenas; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 199-201

  During the past few months, the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected medical service provision. In Iran, it has caused around 197,000 inflictions and 9200 deaths up to June 18, 2020. While many departments turned to telehealth in this era, the trauma service should provide ...  Read More

Higher Risk of Mortality in Intentional Traumatic Injuries; A Multivariate Regression Analysis of a Trauma Registry

Sait Saif; Yahya Ibrahim; Peyman Bakhshayesh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 107-110

  Objectives: To assess whether intentional traumatic injuries are associated with higher mortality rate when compared to unintentional injuries. Methods: Data from SweTrau (Swedish National Trauma Registry). Information regarding age, gender, injury severity score (ISS), new injury severity score (NISS), ...  Read More

Utilizing Novel Assessment and Instructional Methodologies of Trauma for Residents; A Case of Blended Learning in Shiraz Medical School

Shahram Paydar; Hossein Akbarialiabad

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-3

  The coexistence of humans, the environment, and animals may lead to laceration, injury, and death. The earliest anthropological registration of human being violations and human conflicts backs to almost more than 200 thousand years [1, 2]. Nowadays, still, fall and violations are the leading cause of ...  Read More

Traumatic Bilateral Luxatio Erecta from a Sliding Injury Down a Ladder; A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Saptarshi Biswas; Ronald Peirish

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 187-191

  Bilateral inferior shoulder dislocations also known as luxatio erecta is an extremely rare injury that is commonly complicated with injuries to the humeral head, glenoid, clavicle, scapula, rotator cuff, capsule, ligaments, brachial plexus, axillary artery and vein.  Our patient is a 66-year-old ...  Read More

Prone Positioning for Management of Fat Embolism Syndrome in a Patient with Spine Fracture; An Unusual Scenario and Review of Literature

Abhay Tyagi; Richa Aggarwal; Kapil Dev. Soni; Anjan Trikha

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 192-195

  Fat embolism syndrome is a rare but fatal complication seen commonly in patients with polytrauma. Its earliest manifestation is hypoxemia due to deposition of fat globules in pulmonary circulation which can progress to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome, the treatment of which is mainly supportive. ...  Read More

Pattern and Distribution of Shock Index and Age Shock Index Score Among Trauma Patients in Towards Improved Trauma Care Outcomes (TITCO) Dataset

Prashant Bhandarkar; Ashok Munivenkatappa; Nobhojit Roy; Vineet Kumar; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Amit Agrawal

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 313-317

  Objective: To compare the shock index (SI – which is the ratio of heart rate to systolic blood pressure) and Age SI (Age in years multiplied by SI) with survival outcome of the patients across multicenter trauma registry in India.Methods: Study is based on Towards Improved Trauma Care Outcomes ...  Read More

Effects of Body Mass Index on Outcome Measures of the Patients with Penetrating Injuries; A Single Center Experience

Farris Serio; Quinn Fujii; Keval Shah; Andrew McCague

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 325-328

  Objective: To determine if there was any decrease in measures of injury severity or outcome with obese patients (body mass index greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2) as compared to non-obese patients (body mass index less than 30 kg/m2).Methods: We conducted a retrospective review of the trauma database ...  Read More

Assessment of Pre-Hospital Emergency Care and its Associated Factors in Traumatic Patients in North of Iran

Mina Mohseni; Tahereh Khaleghdoust Mohammadi; Zahra Mohtasham-Amiri; Ehsan Kazemnejad; Morteza Rahbar Taramsari; Leila Kouchakinejad-Eramsadati

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 334-340

  Objective: To determine the status of pre-hospital emergency care and its associated factors in traumatic patients.Methods: In across-sectional study, 577 traumatic patients who were transferred to Poursina hospital by EMS (Emergency Medical Services) personnel were selected by simple random sampling ...  Read More

Antimicrobial Survey of Local Herbal Drugs against Acinetobacter baumannii Isolated from Patients Admitted to a Level-I Trauma Center

Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Maryam Dehghankhalili; Shahram Paydar; Amirreza Dehghanian; Salar Hafez Ghoran; Mojtaba Asadollahi; Mehdi Zare

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 355-362

  Objective: To determine the antimicrobial activity and entity of several local herbal plants against Acintobacters isolated from trauma patients admitted to a Level-I trauma center.Methods: The antibacterial activities of the Satureja bachtiarica oil and some selected Iranian medicinal plants (Artemisia ...  Read More