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Bibliography-Preston R. Miller, MD

Book Chapters:

  1.   Miller PR, Croce MA:  Management of Blunt Abdominal Injuries in Bland KI (ed.):  The Practice of General Surgery, Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Company, 2002, pp67-72
  2.   Miller PR, Kane JM:  Compartment Syndrome and Rhabdomyolysis in Peitzman AB, Rhodes M, Schwab CW, Yealy DM, Fabian TC(eds.):  The Trauma Manual, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002;pp335-339. 
  3.  Fabian TC, Croce MA, Minard G, Bee TK, Cagiannos C, Miller PR, Stewart RM, Magnotti LJ, Patton JH:  Current Issues in Trauma:  Current Problems in Surgery. St. Louis: Mosby Inc., 2002:39-12:1149-1244 
  4.  Riley RD, Miller PR, Meredith JW: Injury to the Esophagus, Trachea and Bronchus in Moore EE, Feliciano   DV, Mattox KL (ed.): Trauma Fifth Edition. New York, McGraw Hill, 2004 pp539-553. 
  5.   Miller PR, Meredith JW: Airway Management in the Trauma Patient in Cameron JF(ed): Current Surgical Therapy Eighth edition, Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2004 pp:897-903. 
  6.   Miller PR, Meredith JW: Tracheal and Tracheobronchial Tree Injuries in Asensio JA, Trunkey DD (ed.): Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care First Editio. Mosby Inc, 2008, pp278-281. 

Journal Articles:

  1.  Chang MC, Monday JS, Meredith JW, Miller PR, Owings JT, Holcroft JW. "Clinical Application of Ventricular End-Systolic Elastance and the Ventricular Pressure-Volume Diagram." Shock 1997;7:6:413-419. 
  2.  Kincaid EH, Miller, PR, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "Enalaprilat Improves Gut Perfusion in Critically Injured Patients." Shock, 1998:9:79-83, 1998 
  3. Miller PR, Chang MC, Meredith JW. "Randomized Prospective Comparison of Increased Preload versus Inotropes in the Resuscitation of Trauma Patients Effects on Cardiopulmonary Function and Visceral Perfusion." J Trauma 44:107-113, 1998 
  4. Chang MC, Miller PR, D'Agostino R, Meredith JW. "Effects of Abdominal Decompression on Cardiopulmonary Function and Visceral Perfusion in Patients with Intra-abdominal Hypertension." J Trauma, 44:440-445, 1998 
  5. Kincaid EH, Miller, PR, Meredith JW, Rahman, N, Chang MC. "Elevated Arterial Base Deficit in Trauma Patients:  A Marker of Impaired Oxygen Utilization." J Am Coll Surg, 1998;187:384-392. 
  6. Miller PR, Kincaid EH, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "Threshold Values of Intramucosal pH and Mucosal-Arterial CO2 Gap During Shock Resuscitation." J Trauma, 1998;45:868-872.
  7. Miller PR, Munn DD, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Trauma ICU:  Who is infected?" J Trauma, 1999;47:1004-1008 
  8. Miller PR, Jackson SL, Pineau BC, Levine EA.  "Radiation Induced Gastrointestinal Stromal Sarcoma of the Esophagus."  Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Ann Thorac Surg, 2000;70:660-662 
  9. Travis JA, Hansen KJ, Miller PR, Dean RH, Geary RL.  "Aneurysmal Degeneration and Late Rupture of an Aortorenal Vein Graft." J Vasc Surg, 2000;32:612-615  
  10. Chang MC, Meredith JW, Kincaid EH, Miller PR. "Maintaining Survivors' Values of Left Ventricular Power Output During Shock Resuscitation:  A Prospective Pilot Study."  J Trauma, 2000;49:26-37 
  11. Bee TK, Croce MA, Miller PR, Pritchard FE, Fabian TC. "Failures of Splenic Nonoperative Management:  Is the Glass Half Empty of Half Full?" J Trauma, 2001;50:230-236 }
  12. Croce MA, Bee TK, Pritchard E, Miller PR, Fabian TC. "Does Optimal Timing for Spine Fractures Fixation Exist?" Ann Surg, 2001;233:851-858 
  13. Bruce LM, Croce MA, Santaniello JM, Miller PR, Lyden SP, Fabian TC. "Blunt Renal Artery Injury:  Incidence, Diagnosis and Management." Am Surg, 2001;67:550-554
  14. Miller PR, Croce MA, Bee TK, Qaisi WG, Smith CP, Collins GL, Fabian TC. "ARDS After Pulmonary Contusion:  Accurate Measurement of Contusion Volume Identifies High-Risk Patients." J Trauma,2001;51:223-230 
  15. Miller PR, Fabian TC, Bee TK, Timmons S, Chamsuddin A, Finkle R, Croce MA. "Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries:  Diagnosis and Treatment."  J Trauma, 2001;51:279-286 
  16. Santaniello JM, Miller PR, Croce MC, Bruce L, Bee TK, Malhotra AK, Fabian TC, "Blunt Aortic Injury(BAI) with Concomitant Intraabdominal Solid Organ Injury:  Treatment Priorities Revisited." J Trauma, 2002:53:442-445 
  17. Miller PR, Fabian TC, Croce MA, Magnotti LJ, Pritchard FE, Minard G, Stewart RM. "Improving Outcome Following Penetrating Colon Wounds:  Application of Clinical Pathway."  Ann Surg, 2002;235:775-781 
  18. Miller PR, Croce MA, Bee TK, Malhotra AK, Fabian TC.  "Associated Injuries In Blunt Solid Organ Trauma:  Implications for Missed Injury in Non-Operative Management." J Trauma 2002;53:238-244 
  19. Shah S, Miller PR, Meredith JW, Chang MC.  "Elevated Admission White Blood Cell Count in Pregnant Trauma Patients:  An Indicator of Ongoing Placental Abruption" Am Surg, 2002;68:644-647 
  20. Miller PR, Fabian TC, Croce MA, Cagiannos C, Williams JS, Vang, M, Qaisi WG, Felker RE, Timmons SD.  "Prospective Screening for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries:  Analysis of Diagnostic Modalities and Outcomes" Ann Surg 2002;236:386-395. 
  21. Miller PR, Croce MA, Kilgo PD, Scott J, Fabian TC.  "Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Blunt Trauma:  Identification of Independent Risk Factor" Am Surg,2002;68:845-851 
  22. Miller PR, Thompson JT, Faler BJ, Meredith JW, Chang, MC. "Late Fascial Closure in Lieu of Ventral Hernia:  The Next Step in Open Abdomen Management" J Trauma 2002;53:843-849 
  23. Croce MA, Fabian TC, Malhotra AK, Bee, TK, Miller, PR.  "Does Gender Difference Influence Outcome" J Trauma 2002;53:889-894 
  24. Miller PR, Moore PS, Mansell E, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "External Fixation or Arteriogram in Bleeding Pelvic Fractures:  Initial Therapy Guided by Markers of Arterial Hemorrhage" J Trauma 2003 Mar;54(3):437-443 
  25. Malhotra AK, Kelly ME, Miller PR, Hartman JC, Fabian TC, Proctor KG  "Resuscitation with a Novel Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carrier in a Swine Model of Uncontrolled Perioperative Hemorrhage" J Trauma 2003 May;54(5): 915-924 
  26. Malhotra AK, Latifi R, Fabian TC, Ivatury RR, Dhage S, Bee TK, Miller PR, Croce MA, Yelon JA  "Multiplicity of Solid Organ Injury:  Influence on Management and Outcomes after Blunt Abdominal Trauma" J Trauma 2003 May;54(5): 925-929 
  27. Miller PR, Chang MC, Kortesis BG, Kon ND, McLaughlin CA, Meredith JW. "Complex Blunt Aortic Injury or repair:  Beneficial Effects of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Use" Ann Surg 2003; June;237(6):  885-893
  28. Kelly ME, Miller PR, Greenhaw JJ, Fabian TC, Proctor KG. "Novel resuscitation strategy for pulmonary contusion after severe chest trauma” J Trauma 2003 Jul;55(1):  94-105 
  29. Miller PR, Meredith JW, Chang, MC.  "Optimal Threshold for Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Using Bronchoalveolar Lavage" J Trauma 2003 August;55(2):263-268 
  30. Miller PR, Chang MC, Meredith JW. "The Author's Reply: (Letter)." J Trauma 2003 August; 55(2):389-390. 
  31. Chen MYM, Miller PR, McLaughlin CA, Kortesis BG, Kavanagh PV, Dyer RB. "The Trend of Using Computed Tomography in the Detection of Acute Thoracic Aortic and Branch Vessel Injury after Blunt Thoracic Trauma: Single Center Experience over 13 Years" J Trauma 2004 April;56(4):783-785 
  32. Miller PR, Meredith JW, Johnson JC, Chang MC. "Prospective Evaluation of Vacuum-Assisted Fascial Closure After Open Abdomen: Planned Ventral Hernia is Substantially Reduced. Ann Surg. 2004 May;239(5) 608-614 
  33. Laird AM, Miller PR, Kilgo PD, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "Relationship of Early Hyperglycemia to Mortality in Trauma Patients". J Trauma 2004 May;56(5): 1058-1062 
  34. Hundley JC, Kilgo, PD, Miller PR, Chang, MC, Hensberry RA, Meredith JW, Hoth J. "Non Helmeted Motorcyclists: A Burden to Society? A Study Using the National Trauma Data Bank". J Trauma 2004 November; 57(5): 944-949 
  35. Martin RS, Kilgo PD, Miller PR, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW, Chang, MC. "Injury-Associated Hypothermia: An Analysis of the 2004 National Trauma Data Bank". SHOCK 2005 August;24(2):114-118.  
  36. Kaplan M, Banwell P, Orgill DP, Ivatury RR, Demetriades D, Moore FA, Miller P, Nicholas J, Henry S. "Guidelines for the Management of the Open Abdomen" WOUNDS 2005 October: Suppl 1-24. 
  37. Mondi MM, Chang MC, Bowton DL, Kilgo PD, Meredith JW, Miller PR. "Prospective Comparison of Bronchoalveolar Lavage and Quantitative Deep Tracheal Aspirate in the Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia" J Trauma 2005 Oct; 59(4): 891-95; discussion 895-96. 
  38. Berry GE, Adams S, Harris MB, Boles CA, McKernan MG, Collinson F, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW,  Chang MC, Miller PR. "Are Plain Radiographs of the Spine Necessary During Evaluation After Blunt Trauma? Accuracy of Screening Torso Computed Tomography in Thoracic/Lumbar Spine Fracture Diagnosis" J Trauma. 2005 Dec;59(6):1410-13; discussion 1413. 
  39. Miller PR, Johnson JC, Karchmer T, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System: From Benchmark to Bedside in Trauma Patients" J Trauma. 2006 Jan;60(1):98-103.  
  40. Miller PR, Partrick MS, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW, Chang MC. "A Practical Application of Practice-Based Learning: Development of an Algorithm for Empiric Antibiotic Coverage in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia." J Trauma. 2006 Apr;60(4):725-729. 
  41. Martin RS, Norris PR, Kilgo, PD, Miller PR, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW, Chang MC, Morris JA Jr. “Validation of Stroke Work and Ventricular Arterial Coupling as Markers of Cardiovascular Performance during Resuscitation” J Trauma 2006 May 60 (5)930-4; discussion 934-5. 
  42. Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS, Brownlee NA, Miller PR, Yoza BK, McCall CE, Meredith JW, Payne RM. "The Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Contusion: An Open Chest Model in the Rat" J Trauma, 2006 Jul; 61(1): 32-44; discussion 44-45.  
  43. Winslow JE 3rd, Hensberry R, Bozeman WP, Hill KD, Miller PR. "Risk of Thoracolumbar Fractures Doubled in Victims of Motor Vehicle Collisions with Cervical Spine Fractures." J Trauma, 2006 Sep; 61(3): 686-87. 
  44. Danelson KA, Hoth JJ, Miller PR, Stitzel JD. "A Semi-Automated Approach for Measuring Splenic Injury Using Computed Tomography." Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007; 43: 13-17.  
  45. Miller PR, Chang MC, Hoth JJ, Holmes JH 4th, Meredith JW "Colonic Resection in the Setting of Damage Control Laparotomy: Is Delayed Anastomosis Safe?"  Am Surg. 2007; June 73(6):606-609; discussion 609-610. 
  46. Martin RS, Smith JS, Hoth JJ, Miller, PR, Meredith JW, Chang, MC.  "Increased Insulin Requirements are Associated with Pneumonia after Severe Injury." J Trauma. 2007 Aug; 63(2):358-364.\ 
  47. Defranzo AJ, Pitzer K, Molnar JA, Marks MW, Chang MC, Miller PR, Letton RW, Argenta LC. "Vacuum-Assisted Closure for Defects of the Abdominal Wall" Plast Reconstr Sug. 2008 Mar; 121(2): 832-839. 
  48. Daly M, Miller PR, Carr JJ, Gayzik FS, Hoth JJ, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD. "Traumatic Pulmonary Pathology Measured With Computed Tomography and a Semi-Automated Analytic Method." Clin Imaging. 2008 Sep-Oct;32(5):346-354.  
  49. Rodrigues RS, Miller PR, Bozza FA, Marchiori E, Zimmerman GA, Hoffman JM, Morton KA. "FDG-PET in Patients at Risk for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Preliminary Report." Intensive Care Med. 2008 Dec;34(12):2273-8. 
  50. AN Hildreth, MD,T Enniss, MD, RS Martin, MD, PR Miller, MD, D Mitten-Long, RN, BSN, J Gasaway RN, F Ebert, RN, W Butcher, RN, K Browder, MC Chang, MD, JJ Hoth, MD, NT Mowery, MD, JW Meredith, MD.  Surgical ICU Mobility is Increased Following Institution of a Computerized Mobility Order Set and ICU Mobility Protocol: A Prospective Cohort Analysis.  AM Surg; Aug 2010. 76 (8):818-822 
  51. Requarth JA, Miller PR. Aberrant Obturator Artery is a Common Arterial Variant That May Be a Source of Unidentified Hemorrhage in Pelvic Fracture Patients. J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70 (2):366-372
  52. Mowery NTDougherty SD, Hildreth AN, Holmes JH 4th, Chang MC, Martin RS, Hoth JJ, Meredith, JW, Miller PR. "Emergency Department Length of Stay is an Independent Predictor of Hospital Mortality in Trauma Activation Patients." J Trauma; June 2011 6(70):1317-1325.
  53.  Becher RD, Hoth JJ, Miller PR, Mowery NT, Chang MC, Meredith JW. "A Critical Assessment of Outcomes in Emergency versus Nonemergency General Surgery Using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database." Am Surg; July 2011 7(77):951-959.
  54. Holcomb JB, Zarzabal LA, Michalek JE, Kozar RA, Spinella PC, Perkins JG, Matijevic N, Dong JF, Pati S, Wade CE; Trauma Outcomes Group, Holcomb JB, Wade CE, Cotton BA, Kozar RA, Brasel KJ, Vercruysse GA, MacLeod JB, Dutton RP, Hess JR, Duchesne JC, McSwain NE, Schreiber MA, Tieu BH, Brundage SI, Napolitano LM, Bunsvold ME, Sihler KC, Beilman GJ, Peitzman AB, Zenati MS, Sperry JL, Alarcon LH, Croce MA, Minei JP, Steward RM, Cohn SM, Michalek JE, Bulger EM, Nunez TC, Ivatury, RR, Meredith JW, Miller PR, Pomper GJ, Marin B. "Increased Platelet: RBC Ratios Are Associated With Improved Survival After Massive Transfusion" J Trauma. 2011 Aug; 71 (2 Suppl 3):S318-28.
  55. Requarth JA, D'Agostino RB, Miller PR. Nonoperative Management of Adult Blunt Splenic Injury With and Without Splenic Artery Embolotherapy: A Meta-Analysis.  J Trauma. 2011;71(4):898-903
  56. Becher RD, Meredith JW, Chang MC, Hoth JJ, Beard HR, Miller PR.  "Creation and Implementation of an Emergency General Surgery Registry Modeled after the National Trauma Data Bank".  J Am Coll Surg: February 2012; 214:156-163.
  57. Michetti CP, Fakhry SM, Ferguson PL, Cook A, Moore FO, Gross R; AAST Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Investigators. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Rates at Major Trauma Centers Compared with a National Benchmark: A Multi-Institutional Study of the AAST. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 May; 72(5):1165-73.  
  58. Becher RD, Chang MC, Hoth JJ, Kendall JL, Beard HR, Miller PR. Does Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II Provide a Valid Metric to Directly Compare Disease Severity in Trauma versus Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients? Am Surg. 2012 Nov;78(11):1261-9. 
  59. Becher RD, Colonna AL, Enniss TM, Weaver AA, Crane DK, Martin RS, Mowery NT, Miller PR, Stitzel JD, Hoth JJ. An Innovative Approach to Predict the Development of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients with Blunt Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Nov;73(5):1229-35 
  60. Requarth JA, Miller PR. The Splenic Artery Stump Pressure is Affected By Arterial Anatomy after Proximal Embolotherapy in Blunt Splenic Injury.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Nov;73(5):1221-4. 
  61. Becher RD, Hoth JJ, Rebo JJ, Kendall JL, Miller PR.  Locally Derived Versus Guideline-Based Approach to Treatment of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012 Dec:13(6):352-9.
  62. Croce MA, Brasel KJ, Coimbra R, Adams CA Jr, Miller PR, Pasquale MD, McDonald CS, Vuthipadadon S, Fabian TC, Tolley EA. National Trauma Institute Prospective Evaluation of the Ventilator Bundle in Trauma Patients: Does It Really Work?  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Feb; 74(2): 354-362.
  63. Farrah JP, Lauer CW, Bray MS, McCartt JM, Chang MC, Meredith JW, Miller PR, Mowery NT. Stapled versus Hand-Sewn Anastomoses in Emergency General Surgery: A Retrospective Review of Outcomes in A Unique Patient Population. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May;74(5):1187-92.
  64. Shafi S. Aboutanos M, Brown CV, Ciesla D, Cohen MJ, Crandall ML, Inaba K, Miller PR, Mowery NT; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Committee on Patient Assessment and Outcomes.  Measuring Anatomic SEverity of Disease in Emergency General Surgery.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Mar; 76(3): 884-887.
  65. Miller PR, Chang MC, Hoth JJ, Mowery NT, Hildreth AN, Martin RS, Holmes JH, Meredith JW, Requarth JA. Prospective Trial of Angiography and Embolization of All Grade III to V Blunt Splenic Injuries: Nonoperative Management Success Rate is Significantly Improved. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;218 (4): 644-648.
  66. Gross JL, Goldman MP, Farrah JP, Miller PR. The Wandering Bullet. Am Surg. 2014 Jul; 80(7):196-7.
  67. Sawyer RG, Claridge JA, Nathens AB, Rotstein OD, Duane TM, Evans HL, Cook CH, O'Neill PJ, Mazuski JE, Askari R, Wilson MA, Napolitano LM, Namias N, Miller PR, Dellinger EP, Watson CM, Coimbra R, Dent DL, Lowry SF, Cocanour CS, West MA, Banton KL, Cheadle WG, Lipsett PA, Guidry CA, Popovsky K. Trial of Short-Course Antimicrobial Therapy for Intraabdominal Infection. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 21;372(21):1996-2005.
  68. Utter GH, Miller PR, Mowery NT, Tominaga GT, Gunter O, Osler TM, Ciesla DJ, Agarwal SK Jr, Inaba K, Aboutanos MB, Brown CV, Ross SE, Crandall ML, Shafi S. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM mapping of the AAST Emergency General Surgery disease severity grading systems: Conceptual approach, limitations, and recommendations for the future. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 May;78(5):1059-65
  69. *Nunez JM, *Becher RD, Rebo GJ, *Farrah JP, *Borgerding EM, *Stirparo JJ, *Lauer C, Kilgo P, Miller PR.  Prospective Evaluation of Weight-Based Prophylactic Enoxparin Dosing in Critically Ill Trauma Patients: Adequacy of AntiXa Levels Is Improved.  Am Surg. 2015 June;81(6):605-609
  70. Lopez JM, McGonagill PW, Gross JL, Hoth JJ, Chang MC, Parker K, Requarth JA, Miller PR.  Subcasular Hematoma in Blunt Splenic Injury:  A Significant Predictor of Failure of Nonoperative Management.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg.  2015 Dec; 79(6)957-960.
  71. Habenicht KI, Wright CJ, Hunter CT, Adraktas DD, Hathuc VM, Kaiser ML, Hildreth AN, Miller PR.  Do Radiographic Findings of Gangrenous Cholecystitis in the Preoperative Setting Influence Patient Outcome?  Am Surg. 2016 Jan;82(1)28-30.
  72. Becher RD, Peitzman AB, Sperry JL, Gallaher JR, Neff LP, Syn Y, Miller PR, Chang MC. Damage Control Operations in Non-Trauma Patients:  Defining Criteria for the Staged Rapid Source Control Laparotomy in Emergency General Surgery. World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Feb 24;11:10.
  73. Ratta R, Allen CJ, Sawyer RG, Askar R, Banton KL, Claridge JA, Cocanour CS, Coimbra R, Cook CH, Cuschieri J, Dellinger EP, Duane TM, Evans HL, Lipsett PA, Mazuski JE, Miller PR, O'Neill PJ, Rostein OD, Namias N.  Patient with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection Presenting with Sepsis Do Not Require Long Duration Antimicrobial Therapy.  J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr; 222(4):440-446.
  74. Tominaga GT, Stuadenmayer KL, Shafi S, Schuster KM, Savage SA, Ross S, Muskat P, Mowery NT, Miller P, INaba K, Cohen MJ, Ciesla D, Brown CV, Agarwal S, Aboutanos MB, Utter GH, Crandall; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma on Patient Assessment.  The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Grading Scale for 16 Emergency General Surgery Conditions: Disease-Specific Criteria Characterizing Anatomic Severity Grading.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Sep;81(3):593-602.


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