Comparison the Ability of Quantitative Trauma Severity Assessment Methods Based On GAP, RTS, and ISS Criteria in Determining the Prognosis of Accidental Patients

Behrang Khafafi; Omid Garkaz; Saeed Golfiroozi; Sahar Paryab; Laia Ashouri; Sevda daei; Hamid Reza Mehryar; Mousa Ghelichi-Ghojogh

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 122-127

  Objective: To compare the ability of quantitative trauma severity assessment methods based on Glasgow comascale, age, and arterial pressure (GAP), revised trauma score (RTS), and injury severity score (ISS) criteria indetermining the prognosis of accidental patients.Methods: This cross-sectional study ...  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

Mortality Predictors in Covid-19 Positive Patients with Fractures: A Systematic Review

Arvind Kumar; Yawar Haider; Jigyasa Passey; Rizwan Khan; Sahil Gaba; Mukesh Kumar

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 51-59

  Objective: To analyze the factors associated with mortality in fracture patients with concomitant COVID-19 infection based on the available published data. Methods: Keywords such as “fracture” and “COVID or COVID-19” were searched through three major databases includes ...  Read More

Differences in the Clinical Course of Acute Appendicitis in Geriatric Patient Groups

Sadettin Er; Sabri Özden; Umut Fırat Turan; Egemen Özdemir; Barış Saylam; Mesut Tez

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 224-228

  Objective: To compare the differences in the clinical course of acute appendicitis between early elderly (60-79 years) and late elderly patients (≥80 years). Method: The sample consisted of 177 patients aged over 60 that underwent surgery at the emergency service with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis ...  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

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

A Comparative Study of Injury Severity Scales as Predictors of Mortality in Trauma Patients: Which Scale Is the Best?

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Ali Kashkooe; Reza Rezaiee; Kazem Jamali; Mohammad Hadi Niakan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 27-33

  Objective: To compare the injury severity scales as predictors of mortality in trauma patients to search for the best scale.Methods: In a prospective cohort study and systematical random sampling conducted from March to September 2017, trauma patients over the age of 13 years were enrolled. ...  Read More

Procalcitonin and D-dimer for Predicting 28-Day-Mortality Rate and Sepsis Severity based on SOFA Score; A Cross-sectional Study

Zeinab Naderpour; Mehdi Momeni; Elnaz Vahidi; Javad Safavi; Morteza Saeedi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 361-365

  Objective: To determine the possible relationship of procalcitonin (PCT) and D-dimer with the 28-day-mortality rate and severity of sepsis based on sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, patients were enrolled based on their signs and symptoms of ...  Read More

Erratum: Correction of mortality outcome parameter

Mehrdad Amir-Behghadami; Ali Janati

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 433-433

  In the original article entitled “Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients”[1] which was published in July 2019 issue of the journal, there was an error in the specified mortality outcome in the manuscript. The published ...  Read More

Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients

Rebecka Ah; MB BChir; Yang Cao; Hakan Geijer; Kardo Taha; Sahar Pourhossein-Sarmeh; Peep Talving; Olle Ljungqvist; Shahin Mohseni

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 223-231

  Objective: To evaluate the Portsmouth-Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity (P-POSSUM) in comparison with other risk factors for mortality including osteopenia as an indicator for frailty in geriatric patients subjected to emergency laparotomy. Methods: ...  Read More

Mortality And Morbidity of Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries; A Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Experience Over 15 Years

Kam Lun Ellis Hon; Szewei Huang; Wai Sang Poon; Hon Ming Cheung; Patrick Ip; Benny Zee

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 256-262

  Objective: To determine the mortality, morbidity, types of intracranial hemorrhages, and factors associated with length of stay (LOS) associated with accidental traumatic brain injury (TBI) at a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of a regional trauma center in an Asian city.Methods: This study is a ...  Read More

Pattern of Maxillofacial Injuries and Determinants of Outcome in a Large Series of Patients admitted to a Level-I Trauma Center

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Mojgan Behzadi Seyf-abadi; Forough Pazhuheian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 176-182

  Objective: To investigate the severity of injuries and the pattern of jaw and facial injuries in trauma patients and also to determine the predictors of the outcome in these patients.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 2697 patients with facial trauma who referred to trauma center in ...  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

Prognostic Value of Arterial Blood Gas Indices Regarding the Severity of Traumatic Injury and Fractures of the Femur and Pelvis

Leila Mohsenian; Mohamad Karim Khoramian; Sara Sadat Mazloom

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 318-324

  Objective: To evaluate the prognostic value of arterial blood gas (ABG) indices, especially base excess (BE), regarding the severity of traumatic injury.Methods: A total number of 96 trauma patients with fractures of femur and pelvis were included in this study. Demographic characteristics and clinical ...  Read More

Mortality Rate and Predicting Factors of Traumatic Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Injury; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Amir Azarhomayoun; Maryam Aghasi; Najmeh Mousavi; Farhad Shokraneh; Alexander R. Vaccaro; Arvin Haj Mirzaian; Pegah Derakhshan; Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 181-194

  Objective: To estimate the summation of mortality rate and the contributing factors in patients with traumatic thoracolumbar spinal cord injuries (TLSCI).Methods: A systematic search of observational studies that evaluated the mortality associated with TLSCI in MEDLINE and EMBASE was conducted. The study ...  Read More

The Efficacy of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) Score and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II for Predicting Hospital Mortality of ICU Patients with Acute Traumatic Brain Injury

Amir Nik; Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi; Mohammad Reza Ehsaei; Ahmadreza Zarifian; Ehsan Ghayour Karimiani; Gholamreza Bahadoorkhan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 141-145

  Objective: To compare the efficacy and functional outcome of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score with that of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score II (APACHE II) in patients with multiple trauma admitted to the ICU.Methods: This cross-sectional study included 125 patients with traumatic brain ...  Read More

Epidemiology of Road Traffic Injury Fatalities among Car Users; A Study Based on Forensic Medicine Data in East Azerbaijan of Iran

Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Bahram Samadirad; Nasrin Shahedifar; Mina Golestani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 146-154

  Objective: To study the epidemiology of car user road traffic fatalities (CURTFs) during eight years, in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: A total of 3051 CURTFs registered in East Azerbaijan forensic medicine organization database, Iran, during 2006-2014, were analyzed using Stata 13 statistical software ...  Read More

Determinants of the Lethal Area 50 Index (LA50) in Burn Patients Admitted to a Tertiary Referral Burn Center in Southern Iran

Abdolkhalegh Keshavarzi; Sina Kardeh; Amirhosein Pourdavood; Mana Mohamadpour; Maryam  Dehghankhalili

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 59-63

  Objective: To evaluate the lethal area 50 (LA50) and determinants of mortality in burn patients admitted to a single burn center.Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted in a tertiary burn center affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, during a 1-year ...  Read More

Determinants of Mortality and the Lethal Area 50 Index (LA50) in Burn Patients Admitted to a Large Burn Center; A Single Center Experience

Shahab Shahabi Shahmiri; Mohsen Kolahdouzan; Ara Omrani; Mehdi Khazaei; Hamid Salehi; Abbas Motevalian; Rastin Mohammadi Mofrad; Mohammad Taghi Rezaei; Helia Hemmasian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 184-189

  Objectives: To investigate the determinants of mortality and the lethal area 50 (LA50) in large series of Iranian burn patients admitted to a single burn center.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Shahid Motahari burn center of Tehran, Iran during a 1-year period from 2011 to 2012. We ...  Read More

Trend and Seasonal Patterns of Injuries and Mortality Due to Motorcyclists Traffic Accidents; A Hospital-Based Study

Marjan Hosseinpour; Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani; Mohammad Esmaeilpour Aghdam; Mahdi Mohammadian; Farzad Maleki

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 47-52

  Objective: To investigate trend and seasonal pattern of occurrence and mortality of motorcycle accidents in patients referred to hospitals of Isfahan.Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out using traffic accidents data of Isfahan province, extracted from Ministry of Health (MOH) database ...  Read More

Thorax Trauma Severity Score: Is it reliable for Patient’s Evaluation in a Secondary Level Hospital?

Isidro Martínez Casas; María Auxiliadora Amador Marchante; Mihai Paduraru; Ana Isabel Fabregues Olea; Andreu Nolasco Bonmatí; Juan Carlos Medina

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 150-155

  Objective: To determine the predictive and diagnostic value of thorax trauma severity score (TTSS) in a population of thoracic trauma patients admitted to a secondary level trauma center.Methods: A Retrospective analysis of patients admitted over a period of two years with IDC-9 codes related to thoracic ...  Read More

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Fall Injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; A Cross-Sectional Study

Saber Ghaffari-fam; Ehsan Sarbazi; Amin Daemi; Mohamadreza Sarbazi; Lachin Riyazi; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Ali Allahyari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 104-110

  Objective: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hospital between 2008 and 2013. We recorded the demographic ...  Read More

Characteristics of Fatal Occupational Traumatic Injuries; Drama in East Azerbaijan Province of Iran

Changiz Gholipour; Samad Shams Vahdati; Elmira Ghaffarzade; Keivan Kashi Zonouzi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 27-31

  Objectives: To determine the characteristics and etiologies of occupational trauma associated mortality in Tabriz megacity, Northern Iran.Methods: In a cross-sectional study, we included all the recorded cases of occupational mortalities referring to Tabriz forensic medicine center, labor institute and ...  Read More

Characteristics of Hollow Viscus Injury following Blunt Abdominal Trauma; a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India

Nawal Kishore Jha; Sanjay Kumar Yadav; Rajshekhar Sharma; Dipendra Kumar Sinha; Sandip Kumar; Marshal Daud Kerketta; Mini Sinha; Abhinav Anand; Anjana Gandhi; Satish Kumar Ranjan; Jitin Yadav

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 156-160

  Objective: To determine the presentation, anatomical distribution, diagnostic method, management and outcome of hollow viscus injury (HVI) from blunt abdominal trauma.Methods: This was a retrospective cross-sectional study including patients with blunt abdominal trauma leading to HVI admitted at Rajendra ...  Read More