2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
San Francisco, California
American Board of Surgery, 2004
American Medical Association
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London JA, Utter GH, Battistella FD, Wisner DR. Methamphetamine use is associated with increased hospital resource consumption among minimally injured trauma patients. J Trauma. 2009;66:485-490.
Sena MJ, Rivers RM, Muizelaar JP, Battistella FD, Utter GH. Transfusion practices for acute traumatic brain injury: a survey of physicians at U.S. trauma centers. Intensive Care Med. 2009;35:480-488.
London JA, Utter GH, Chen SL, Sena MJ, Romano PS. Lack of insurance is associated with increased risk for hernia complications. Ann Surg. 2009;250:331-337.
Utter GH, Zrelak P, Baron R, Tancredi DV, Sadeghi B, Geppert JJ, Davies SM, Romano PS. Positive predictive value ofthe AHRQ Accidental Puncture or Laceration Patient Safety Indicator. Ann Surg. (Accepted April 20, 2009)
White RH, Sadeghi B, Tancredi DJ, Zrelak P, Cuny J, Sama P, Utter GH, Geppert JJ, Romano PS. How valid is the ICD-9-CM-based AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for postoperative venous thromboembolism? Med Care. (Accepted May 30, 2009)
Sadeghi B, Baron R, Zrelak P, Utter GH, Geppert JJ, Davies SM, Romano PS. Cases of iatrogenic pneumothorax can be identified from ICD-9-CM coded data. Am J Med Qual. (Accepted June 10, 2009)
Gill RM, Lee TH, Utter GH, Reed WF, Wen L, Chafets D, Busch MP. The TNF-alpha-308A polymorphism is associated with micro chimerism in transfused trauma patients.Blood 2008;111 :3880-3883.
Utter GH, Lee TH, Rivers RM, Montalvo L, Wen L, Chafets DM, Reed WF, Busch MP. Microchimerism decades after transfusion among combat-injured U.S. veterans from the Vietnam, Korean, and World War II conflicts. Transfusion. 2008;48:1609-1615.
Sena MJ, Utter GH, Cuschieri J, Maier RV, Tomkins RG, Harbrecht BG, O'Keefe GE. Early supplemental parenteral nutrition is associated with increased infectious complications in critically ill trauma patients. JAm Coli Surg. 2008;207:459-467.
Utter GH, Victorino GP, Wisner DR. Interhospital transfer of acute trauma patients: how long does it take and how is the time spent? Clinical Medicine: Trauma and Intensive Medicine. 2008;1:11-19.