Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Holena's research interests encompass the study of quality of care after injury. He has a specific interest in the methodology used for risk-adjusting trauma morbidity, mortality, and failure to rescue.
Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Dumas R, Scantling D, Stoecker J, Holena D: Challenging Dogma: Does a GCS of 8 require intubation? Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Orlando FL : 2020.
Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Sharoky C, Ma L, Garcia A, Holena D: Failure to Rescue in Surgical Patients: A Review for Acute Care Surgeons Journal of Trauma : 2019 (in press).
Shashaty M, Reilly J, Faust H, Forker C, Ittner C, Zhang P, Hotz M, Fitzgerald D, Yang W, Anderson B, Holena D, Lanken P, Christie J, Meyer N, Mangalmurti N: Plasma receptor interacting protein kinase-3 levels are associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome in sepsis and trauma: a cohort study Critical Care : 2019 (in press).
Holena D: The Impact of Interhospital Transfer on Mortality Benchmarking at Level III and IV Trauma Centers: A Step Towards Shared Mortality Attribution in a Statewide System American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Dallas, Texas : 2019.
Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Young A, Smith B, Xiong R, Reilly PM, Holena D: High Performance Trauma Centers In Pennsylvania: Big Saves or Marginal Gains PTSF Fall Conference : 2019.
Kaufman E, Holena D: Outcomes after abdominal surgery for trauma in obese patients Shock Society Meeting, Coronado, CA : 2019.
Hatchimonji J, Holena DN, Kaufman E, Garcia AE, Sharoky CE: A contemporary analysis of delayed diagnoses after traumatic injury: The role of operative therapy Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA : 2019.
Tung L, Seamon M, Holena DN, Kaplan L, Reilly PM, Niels M: Does Contemporary General Surgery Training Include Sufficient Operative Trauma Experience? Association of Program Directors in Surgery Annual Meeting : 2019.
Sharoky CE, Martin ND, Smith BP, Pascual JL, Kaplan LJ, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The location and timing of failure to rescue events across a statewide trauma system Journal of Surgical Research 2019 (235): 529-35,2019.
Asfaw SH, Martin ND, Seamon MJ, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Is it cool to cool post cardiac arrest trauma patients? The American Surgeon: Brief Reports 85 (3): 2019.