Volume 7 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the World Trauma Congress 2012

Proceedings

Edited by Ari Leppäniemi, Gustavo P Fraga and Sandro Rizoli

World Trauma Congress 2012.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

22-25 August 2012

  1. Proceedings

    TEG® and ROTEM® in trauma: similar test but different results?

    Transfusion in trauma is often empiric or based on traditional lab tests. Viscoelastic tests such as thromboelastography (TEG ® ) and rotational thromboelastometry (ROTEM ...

    Ajith Sankarankutty, Bartolomeu Nascimento, Luis Teodoro da Luz and Sandro Rizoli

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  2. Proceedings

    Enhancing trauma education worldwide through telemedicine

    Advances in information and communication technologies are changing the delivery of trauma care and education. Telemedicine is a tool that can be used to deliver expert trauma care and education anywhere in th...

    Antonio C Marttos, Fernanda M Kuchkarian, Phillipe Abreu-Reis, Bruno MT Pereira, Francisco S Collet-Silva and Gustavo P Fraga

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  3. Proceedings

    Fatal motorcycle crashes: a serious public health problem in Brazil

    The numbers of two-wheel vehicles are growing across the world. In comparison to other vehicles, motorcycles are cheaper and thus represent a significant part of the automobile market. Both the mobility and sp...

    Carlos Eduardo Carrasco, Mauricio Godinho, Marilisa Berti de Azevedo Barros, Sandro Rizoli and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  4. Proceedings

    Comparison between two mobile pre-hospital care services for trauma patients

    Pre-hospital care (PH) in Brazil is currently in the phase of implementation and expansion, and there are few studies on the impacts of this public health service. The purpose of this study is to assess the qu...

    Ricardo Alessandro Teixeira Gonsaga, Izabela Dias Brugugnolli and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  5. Proceedings

    The utility of recombinant factor VIIa as a last resort in trauma

    The use of recombinant factor VII (rFVIIa) as a last resort for the management of coagulopathy when there is severe metabolic acidosis during large bleedings in trauma might be deemed inappropriate. The object...

    Rishi Mamtani, Bartolomeu Nascimento, Sandro Rizoli, Ruxandra Pinto, Yulia Lin and Homer Tien

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S7

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  6. Proceedings

    Nonoperative management for patients with grade IV blunt hepatic trauma

    The treatment of complex liver injuries remains a challenge. Nonoperative treatment for such injuries is increasingly being adopted as the initial management strategy. We reviewed our experience, at a Universi...

    Thiago Messias Zago, Bruno Monteiro Tavares Pereira, Thiago Rodrigues Araujo Calderan, Mauricio Godinho, Bartolomeu Nascimento and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  7. Proceedings

    Permissive hypotension does not reduce regional organ perfusion compared to normotensive resuscitation: animal study with fluorescent microspheres

    The objective of this study was to investigate regional organ perfusion acutely following uncontrolled hemorrhage in an animal model that simulates a penetrating vascular injury and accounts for prehospital ti...

    Bruno M Schmidt, Joao B Rezende-Neto, Marcus V Andrade, Philippe C Winter, Mario G Carvalho, Thiago A Lisboa, Sandro B Rizoli and Jose Renan Cunha-Melo

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  8. Proceedings

    Alcohol acute intoxication before sepsis impairs the wound healing of intestinal anastomosis: rat model of the abdominal trauma patient

    Most trauma patients are drunk at the time of injury. Up to 2% of traumatized patients develop sepsis, which considerably increases their mortality. Inadequate wound healing of the colonic repair can lead to p...

    Pedro Henrique Alves de Morais, Vinícius Lacerda Ribeiro, Igor Eduardo Caetano de Farias, Luiz Eduardo Almeida Silva, Fabiana Pirani Carneiro, Joel Paulo Russomano Veiga and João Batista de Sousa

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S10

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  9. Proceedings

    Surgical telepresence: the usability of a robotic communication platform

    The benefits of telepresence in trauma and acute surgical care exist, yet its use in a live, operating room (OR) setting with real surgical cases remains limited.

    Antonio Marttos, Fernanda M Kuchkarian, Emmanouil Palaios, Daniel Rojas, Phillipe Abreu-Reis and Carl Schulman

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S11

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  10. Proceedings

    Extra-curricular supervised training at an academic hospital: is 200 hours the threshold for medical students to perform well in an emergency room?

    Due to high number of jobs in Emergency Medicine (EM) and the lack of specialist to work in this field, recent graduates work in the emergency room straight after medical school. Additional courses on EM are a...

    Phillipe Abreu-Reis, Guilherme Czelusniak Oliveira, Arthur Curtarelli de Oliveira, Hammad Sadique, Adonis Nasr and Flávio Daniel Saavedra Tomasich

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S12

    Published on: 22 August 2012

  11. Proceedings

    The scientific production in trauma of an emerging country

    The study aims to examine whether the end of specialty in trauma surgery in 2003 influenced the scientific productivity of the area in Brazil.

    Gustavo Pereira Fraga, Vitor Augusto de Andrade, Ricardo Schwingel, Jamil Pastori Neto, Sizenando Vieira Starling and Sandro Rizoli

    World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2012 7(Suppl 1):S13

    Published on: 22 August 2012

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