Karen Brasel

Professor

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19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Surgical critical care

Brasel, K., Jan 2007, In : American Journal of Surgery. 193, 1, p. 127-129 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Specialty Boards
Medical Societies
Critical Care
Internship and Residency
27 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical Education in the Internet Era1

Pugh, C. M., Watson, A., Bell, R. H., Brasel, K., Jackson, G. P., Weber, S. M. & Kao, L. S., Oct 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 156, 2, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internet
Education
Operating Rooms
Reward
Economics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical origins: New teaching modalities integrating clinical and basic science years - A role for residents as active teachers

Fitzpatrick, C. M., Kolesari, G. L. & Brasel, K., Apr 1 2003, In : Surgery. 133, 4, p. 353-355 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical palliative care training in general surgery residency: An educational needs assessment

Bonanno, A. M., Kiraly, L. N., Siegel, T. R., Brasel, K. & Cook, M. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needs Assessment
Internship and Residency
Palliative Care
Curriculum
Outpatients

Surrogate decision making for a pregnant patient refusing emergency Caesarian section

Bradley, C., Derse, A. & Brasel, K., Nov 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 5, p. 964 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Treatment Refusal
Cesarean Section
Decision Making
Emergencies
Pregnancy
48 Citations (Scopus)

Teaching anatomy with surgeons' tools: Use of the laparoscope in clinical anatomy

Fitzpatrick, C. M., Kolesari, G. L. & Brasel, K., 2001, In : Clinical Anatomy. 14, 5, p. 349-353 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopes
Cadaver
Anatomy
Teaching
Medical Students
14 Citations (Scopus)

Techniques and cost effectiveness of enteroatmospheric fistula isolation

Verhaalen, A., Watkins, B. & Brasel, K., Aug 2010, In : Wounds. 22, 8, p. 212-217 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fistula
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Bandages
Ostomy
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
23 Citations (Scopus)

The 360-degree evaluation: Increased work with little return?

Weigelt, J. A., Brasel, K., Bragg, D. & Simpson, D., Nov 2004, In : Current Surgery. 61, 6, p. 616-626 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resident
Critical Care
trauma
evaluation
nurse
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Laparotomy
Ultrasonography
Wounds and Injuries
Sensitivity and Specificity
Hemorrhage
10 Citations (Scopus)

The hyperfibrinolytic phenotype is the most lethal and resource intense presentation of fibrinolysis in massive transfusion patients

Taylor, J. R., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Rizoli, S., Inaba, K., Schreiber, M., Brasel, K., Scalea, T. M., Wade, C. E., Bulger, E. & Cotton, B. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibrinolysis
Phenotype
Thrombelastography
Mortality
Blood Platelets
13 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of discharging minimally injured trauma patient: Does age play a role in trauma admission?

Peschman, J., Neideen, T. & Brasel, K., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 70, 6, p. 1331-1335 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Geriatrics
Triage
Glasgow Coma Scale
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of hypothermia on outcomes in massively transfused patients

Lester, E. L. W., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Cotton, B. A., Fabian, T. C., Kerby, J. D., O'Keefe, T., Rizoli, S. B., Scalea, T. M., Schreiber, M. & Inaba, K., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 86, 3, p. 458-463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Blood Volume
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Temperature

The impact of in-hospital complications on the long-term functional outcome of trauma patients: A multicenter study

Lee, J. M., Herrera-Escobar, J., Apoj, M., Al Rafai, S. S., Han, K., Nehra, D., Salim, A., Brasel, K., Kasotakis, G., Velmahos, G., Haider, A. & Kaafarani, H. M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Activities of Daily Living
Logistic Models
13 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of missing trauma data on predicting massive transfusion

Trickey, A. W., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Ning, J., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Muskat, P., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Erythrocytes
Trauma Centers
Respiratory Rate
Blood Transfusion
414 Citations (Scopus)

The prospective, observational, multicenter, major trauma transfusion (PROMMTT) study: Comparative effectiveness of a time-varying treatment with competing risks

Holcomb, J. B., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Alarcon, L. H., Bai, Y., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Cotton, B. A., Matijevic, N., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Phelan, H. A., White, C. E., Zhang, J. & Rahbar, M. H., Feb 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 2, p. 127-136 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Platelets
Erythrocytes
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Mortality
Trauma Centers
36 Citations (Scopus)

The Random Dialing Survey as a Tool for Community Consultation for Research Involving the Emergency Medicine Exception From Informed Consent

Bulger, E. M., Schmidt, T., Cook, A. J., Brasel, K., Griffiths, D. E., Kudenchuk, P. J., Davis, D., Bardarson, B., Idris, A. H. & Aufderheide, T. P., Mar 2009, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 53, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medicine
Informed Consent
Referral and Consultation
Research
Resuscitation
35 Citations (Scopus)

The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support

Schwarze, M. L., Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K. & Alexander, G. C., Jul 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 256, 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Surgeons
Postal Service
Therapeutics
Respiratory Insufficiency
20 Citations (Scopus)

The Surgical Learning and Instructional Portfolio (SLIP) as a Self-Assessment Educational Tool Demonstrating Practice-Based Learning

Webb, T. P., Aprahamian, C., Weigelt, J. A. & Brasel, K., Nov 2006, In : Current Surgery. 63, 6, p. 444-447 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-assessment
Learning
resident
learning
Compliance

The use of intensive insulin therapy and pentastarch resuscitation in patients with severe sepsis

Chaudhury, P., Barkun, J., Marshall, J., Napolitano, L., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cogbill, T. H., Cutter, C. S., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A., Neumayer, L. A. & 3 others, Smith, S., Temple, L. R. & McKenzie, M. E., Dec 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 52, 6, p. 513-514 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxyethyl Starch Derivatives
Resuscitation
Sepsis
Insulin
Group Psychotherapy
4 Citations (Scopus)

The use of recombinant activated factor VII in trauma-associated hemorrhage with crush injury

Christians, K., Brasel, K., Garlitz, J., Abu-Hajir, M. & Gottschall, J., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 59, 3, p. 742-746 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Coagulation Disorders
Factor VIIa
Nonpenetrating Wounds
Fatal Outcome
Multiple Trauma
7 Citations (Scopus)

The value of process measures in evaluating an evidence-based guideline

Brasel, K., Weigelt, J. A., Christians, K. K., Somberg, L. B., Ledgerwood, A. M., Howard, T. I. & Brasel, K. J., Oct 2003, In : Surgery. 134, 4, p. 605-612 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Process Assessment (Health Care)
Guidelines
Nonpenetrating Wounds
Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
13 Citations (Scopus)

Thoraco-abdominal deflection responses of post mortem human surrogates in side impacts.

Yoganandan, N., Humm, J. R., Pintar, F. A., Brasel, K., Rudd, R. W. & Ridella, S. A., Oct 2012, In : Stapp car crash journal. 56, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Abdomen
Thorax
Soft Tissue Injuries
Anthropometry
15 Citations (Scopus)

Time-dependent prediction and evaluation of variable importance using superlearning in high-dimensional clinical data

Hubbard, A., Munoz, I. D., Decker, A., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E., Rahbar, M. H., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Cohen, M. J., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortality
Uncertainty
Logistic Models
Hemorrhage
Wounds and Injuries
2 Citations (Scopus)

Training for a Career in Rural and Nonmetropolitan Surgery—A Practical Needs Assessment

Deal, S. B., Cook, M. R., Hughes, D., Sarap, M., Hughes, T. G., Brasel, K. & Alseidi, A. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needs Assessment
surgery
career
Internship and Residency
Curriculum
778 Citations (Scopus)
Platelet Transfusion
Randomized Controlled Trials
Erythrocytes
Mortality
Blood Platelets
28 Citations (Scopus)

Transfusion of red blood cells in patients with a prehospital Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8 or less and no evidence of shock is associated with worse outcomes

Elterman, J., Brasel, K., Brown, S., Bulger, E., Christenson, J., Kerby, J. D., Kannas, D., Lin, S., Minei, J. P., Rizoli, S., Tisherman, S. & Schreiber, M., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1, p. 8-14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Glasgow Coma Scale
Shock
Blood Pressure
Hemoglobins
48 Citations (Scopus)

Trauma deserts: Distance from a trauma center, transport times, and mortality from gunshot wounds in Chicago

Crandall, M., Sharp, D., Unger, E., Straus, D., Brasel, K., Hsia, R. & Esposito, T., Jun 2013, In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 6, p. 1103-1109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gunshot Wounds
Trauma Centers
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Geographic Mapping
1 Citation (Scopus)

Trauma ICU Prevalence Project: The diversity of surgical critical care

Michetti, C. P., Fakhry, S. M., Brasel, K., Martin, N. D., Teicher, E. J. & Newcomb, A., Feb 1 2019, In : Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open. 4, 1, e000288.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Wounds and Injuries
Patient Acuity
Rib Fractures
17 Citations (Scopus)

Trauma in the neighborhood: a geospatial analysis and assessment of social determinants of major injury in North America.

Newgard, C., Schmicker, R. H., Sopko, G., Andrusiek, D., Bialkowski, W., Minei, J. P., Brasel, K., Bulger, E., Fleischman, R. J., Kerby, J. D., Bigham, B. L., Warden, C. & Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators, O. C. I., Apr 2011, In : American Journal of Public Health. 101, 4, p. 669-677 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North America
Wounds and Injuries
Censuses
Geographic Mapping
Unemployment

Trauma Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals-of-Care Delineation for Injured Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Wounds and Injuries
93 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of occult pneumothoraces from blunt trauma

Brasel, K., Stafford, R. E., Weigelt, J. A., Tenquist, J. E. & Borgstrom, D. C., Jun 1999, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 46, 6, p. 987-991 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumothorax
Wounds and Injuries
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Therapeutics
Observation
50 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in the management of hepatic injury

Brasel, K., DeLisle, C. M., Olson, C. J. & Borgstrom, D. C., Dec 1997, In : American Journal of Surgery. 174, 6, p. 674-677 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonpenetrating Wounds
Liver
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
Injury Severity Score
14 Citations (Scopus)

Triangle of death: Hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy

Ku, J., Brasel, K., Baker, C. C. & Rutherford, E. J., 1999, In : New Horizons: Science and Practice of Acute Medicine. 7, 1, p. 61-72 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidosis
Hypothermia
Shock
Hot Temperature
Bicarbonates
11 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding Statistical Tests

Neideen, T. & Brasel, K., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 64, 2, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

statistical test
Chi-Square Distribution
Nonparametric Statistics
analysis of variance
statistical analysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding traumatic shock: Out-of-hospital hypotension with and without other physiologic compromise

Newgard, C., Meier, E. N., McKnight, B., Drennan, I. R., Richardson, D., Brasel, K., Schreiber, M., Kerby, J. D., Kannas, D., Austin, M. & Bulger, E. M., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78, 2, p. 342-351 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Traumatic Shock
Hypotension
Wounds and Injuries
Blood Pressure
Confidence Intervals
44 Citations (Scopus)

Use of advance directives for high-risk operations: A national survey of surgeons

Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K., Alexander, C. G. & Schwarze, M. L., Mar 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 255, 3, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advance Directives
Patient Preference
Postoperative Care
Therapeutics
Surgeons
1 Citation (Scopus)

US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for breast cancer: US Preventive Task Force recommendation statement

Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., N Fitzgerald, G. W., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M., Jun 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 6, p. 1214-1217 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advisory Committees
Breast Neoplasms
10 Citations (Scopus)

Utility of the injured trauma survivor screen to predict PTSD and depression during hospital admission

Hunt, J. C., Sapp, M., Walker, C., Warren, A. M., Brasel, K. & deRoon-Cassini, T. A., Oct 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Survivors
Depression
Wounds and Injuries
Hispanic Americans
9 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a Geriatric Trauma Prognosis Calculator: A P.A.L.Li.A.T.E. Consortium Study

Cook, A. C., Joseph, B., Mohler, M. J., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Nakonezny, P. A., Kerby, J. D., Brasel, K., Wolf, S. E., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Rhodes, R. L., Brakenridge, S. C., Ekeh, A. P. & Phelan, H. A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 10, p. 2302-2307 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Logistic Models
Hospices
30 Citations (Scopus)

Ventilator-associated pneumonia in injured patients: Do you trust your Gram's stain?

Davis, K. A., Eckert, M. J., Reed, R. L., Esposito, T. J., Santaniello, J. M., Poulakidas, S., Luchette, F. A., Brasel, K., Barie, P. S. & Malhotra, A., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 58, 3, p. 462-467 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid
Pneumonia
Aptitude
Gram's stain
269 Citations (Scopus)

Very early administration of progesterone for acute traumatic brain injury

for the NETT Investigators, Dec 25 2014, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 371, 26, p. 2457-2466 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Injuries
Progesterone
Placebos
Wounds and Injuries
Clinical Trials
14 Citations (Scopus)

Vital capacity helps predict pulmonary complications after rib fractures

Carver, T. W., Milia, D. J., Somberg, C., Brasel, K. & Paul, J., Sep 5 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 3, p. 413-416 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rib Fractures
Vital Capacity
Lung
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Injury Severity Score
7 Citations (Scopus)

Waiver of consent in noninterventional, observational emergency research: The PROMMTT experience

Fox, E. E., Bulger, E. M., Dickerson, A. S., Del Junco, D. J., Klotz, P., Podbielski, J., Matijevic, N., Brasel, K., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Ethics Committees
Emergencies
Wounds and Injuries
Research
Trauma Centers

Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: Management of the open abdomen after damage control surgery

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma Committee, Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1232-1238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdomen
Wounds and Injuries

Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: Preferred triage and initial management of the burned patient

Vercruysse, G. A., Alam, H. B., Martin, M. J., Brasel, K., Moore, E. E., Brown, C. V., Bettencourt, A., Schulz, J., Palmieri, T., Haith, L. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1239-1243 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triage
Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Burn Units
Patient-Centered Care
13 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of adult blunt splenic trauma - 2016 updates

Rowell, S., Biffl, W. L., Brasel, K., Albrecht, R. A., Cohen, M. J., DeMoya, M., Karmy-Jones, R., Schreiber, M., Namias, N., Shatz, D. V., Moore, F. A. & Brasel, K., Nov 23 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonpenetrating Wounds
Wounds and Injuries
Manuscripts
Expert Testimony
Observational Studies
19 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of pelvic fracture with hemodynamic instability—2016 updates

Tran, T. L. N., Brasel, K., Karmy-Jones, R., Rowell, S., Schreiber, M., Shatz, D. V., Albrecht, R. M., Cohen, M. J., DeMoya, M. A., Biffl, W. L., Moore, E. E. & Namias, N., Aug 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodynamics
Wounds and Injuries
10 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Diagnosis and management of duodenal injuries

Malhotra, A., Biffl, W. L., Moore, E. E., Schreiber, M., Albrecht, R. A., Cohen, M., Croce, M., Karmy-Jones, R., Namias, N., Rowell, S., Shatz, D. V. & Brasel, K., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 6, p. 1096-1101 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Anatomy
Duodenal Obstruction
Fistula
Morbidity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Diagnosis and management of esophageal injuries

Biffl, W. L., Moore, E. E., Feliciano, D. V., Albrecht, R. A., Croce, M., Karmy-Jones, R., Namias, N., Rowell, S., Schreiber, M., Shatz, D. V. & Brasel, K., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 6, p. 1089-1095 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Thoracotomy
Esophagus
Wounds and Injuries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of renal trauma

Brown, C. V. R., Alam, H. B., Brasel, K., Hauser, C. J., De Moya, M., Martin, M., Moore, E. E., Rowell, S., Vercruysse, G. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1021-1025 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney
Wounds and Injuries