Amani Politano

Assistant Professor

  • 472 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20102017

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Research Output

  • 472 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Chapter
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2011

Differences in morbidity and mortality with percutaneous versus open surgical drainage of postoperative intra-abdominal infections: A review of 686 cases

Politano, A. D., Hranjec, T., Rosenberger, L. H., Sawyer, R. G. & Tache Leon, C. A., Jul 1 2011, In : American Surgeon. 77, 7, p. 862-867 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The surgical care improvement project and prevention of post-operative infection, including surgical site infection

Rosenberger, L. H., Politano, A. D. & Sawyer, R. G., Jun 1 2011, In : Surgical Infections. 12, 3, p. 163-168 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

118 Scopus citations
2012

Aggressive versus conservative initiation of antimicrobial treatment in critically ill surgical patients with suspected intensive-care-unit-acquired infection: A quasi-experimental, before and after observational cohort study

Hranjec, T., Rosenberger, L. H., Swenson, B., Metzger, R., Flohr, T. R., Politano, A. D., Riccio, L. M., Popovsky, K. A. & Sawyer, R. G., Oct 1 2012, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 12, 10, p. 774-780 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

Anatomic popliteal entrapment syndrome is often a difficult diagnosis

Politano, A. D., Bhamidipati, C. M., Tracci, M. C., Upchurch, G. R. & Cherry, K. J., Oct 1 2012, In : Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 46, 7, p. 542-545 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Results of external iliac artery reconstruction in avid cyclists

Politano, A. D., Tracci, M. C., Gupta, N., Hagspiel, K. D., Angle, J. F. & Cherry, K. J., May 1 2012, In : Journal of vascular surgery. 55, 5, p. 1338-1345 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
2013

Improvements in pulmonary and general critical care reduces mortality following ventilator-associated pneumonia

Rosenberger, L. H., Hranjec, T., McLeod, M. D., Politano, A. D., Guidry, C. A., Davies, S. & Sawyer, R. G., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 2, p. 568-574 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Predicting the need for urgent intubation in a surgical/trauma intensive care unit

Politano, A. D., Riccio, L. M., Lake, D. E., Rusin, C. G., Guin, L. E., Josef, C. S., Clark, M. T., Sawyer, R. G., Moorman, J. R. & Calland, J. F., Nov 1 2013, In : Surgery (United States). 154, 5, p. 1110-1116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2014

Aspergillus infections in transplant and non-transplant surgical patients

Davies, S., Guidry, C., Politano, A., Rosenberger, L., Mcleod, M., Hranjec, T. & Sawyer, R., Jun 1 2014, In : Surgical Infections. 15, 3, p. 207-212 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Association of excessive duration of antibiotic therapy for intra-abdominal infection with subsequent extra-abdominal infection and death: A study of 2,552 consecutive infections

Riccio, L. M., Popovsky, K. A., Hranjec, T., Politano, A. D., Rosenberger, L. H., Tura, K. C. & Sawyer, R. G., Aug 1 2014, In : Surgical Infections. 15, 4, p. 417-424 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2015

Temporal Trends in Blood Stream Infection Isolates from Surgical Patients

Guidry, C. A., Rosenberger, L. H., Petroze, R. T., Davies, S. W., Hranjec, T., McLeod, M. D., Politano, A. D., Riccio, L. M. & Sawyer, R. G., Aug 1 2015, In : Surgical Infections. 16, 4, p. 388-395 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

De-Escalation of Antibiotics Does Not Increase Mortality in Critically Ill Surgical Patients

Turza, K. C., Politano, A., Rosenberger, L. H., Riccio, L. M., McLeod, M. & Sawyer, R. G., Jan 1 2016, In : Surgical Infections. 17, 1, p. 48-52 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

Decubitus ulcers in patients undergoing vascular operations do not influence mortality but affect resource utilization

Mehaffey, J. H., Politano, A., Bhamidipati, C., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L. & Upchurch, G. R., Jun 1 2017, In : Surgery (United States). 161, 6, p. 1720-1727 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations