Betty Tsuei

Betty J Tsuei , MD

Professor of Clinical

Director of Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-5661
Email betty.tsuei@uc.edu

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Princeton University 1985 (Physics)

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati 1989

General Surgery Residency: University of Cincinnati 1997

Fellowship in Critical Care and Trauma: University of Cincinnati 1998

Certifications

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 10-19-2001 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-01-2010 )

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 12-14-1999 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-09-2020 )

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Surgery

General Surgery

Specialities

Surgery-Critical Care

Research and Practice Interests

Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Research Support

Grant: #FA8650-12-2-6B14 agreement 14 Master FA8650-10-2-6140 Investigators:Branson, Richard; Tsuei, Betty 08-16-2012 -08-15-2013 Department of the Air Force Role of Noninvasive Hemoglobin (Hgb) Monitoring in Trauma Role:PI $121,996.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #FA8650-14-2-6B30 (Task 30 under Master FA8650-10-2-6140) Investigators:Branson, Richard; Moore, Molly; Robinson, Bryce; Tsuei, Betty 09-17-2014 -03-16-2016 Air Force Research Laboratory Evaluation of venous thromboembolism prevention in high-risk trauma patients: a prospective, randomzied trial of standard enoxaparin versus two anti-Xaadjusted enoxaparin dosing strategies Role:Collaborator $249,714.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tsuei, Betty J; Hanseman, Dennis J; Blakeman, Michael J; Blakeman, Thomas C; Yang, Sung H; Branson, Richard D; Gerlach, Travis W (2014. ) Accuracy of noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring in patients at risk for hemorrhage.The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, , 77 (3 Suppl 2 ) ,S134-9 More Information

Athota, Krishna P; Millar, D; Branson, Richard D; Tsuei, Betty J (2014. ) A practical approach to the use of prone therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome.Expert review of respiratory medicine, , 8 (4 ) ,453-63 More Information

Callcut, Rachael A; Hanseman, Dennis J; Solan, Patrick D; Kadon, Kurt S; Ingalls, Nichole K; Fortuna, Gerald R; Tsuei, Betty J; Robinson, Bryce R H (2012. ) Early treatment of blunt cerebrovascular injury with concomitant hemorrhagic neurologic injury is safe and effective.The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, , 72 (2 ) ,338-45; discussion 3 More Information

Goodman, Michael D; Pritts, Timothy A; Tsuei, Betty J (2010. ) Development of a novel method of progressive temporary abdominal closure.Surgery, , 148 (4 ) ,799-805; discussion More Information

Burns, J Bracken; Branson, Richard; Barnes, Stephen L; Tsuei, Betty J Emergency airway placement by EMS providers: comparison between the King LT supralaryngeal airway and endotracheal intubation. Prehospital and disaster medicine, , 25 (1 ) ,92-5

Rangel, Erika L; Butler, Karyn L; Johannigman, Jay A; Tsuei, Betty J; Solomkin, Joseph S (2009. ) Risk factors for relapse of ventilator-associated pneumonia in trauma patients.The Journal of trauma, , 67 (1 ) ,91-5; discussion 95- More Information

Finlay-Morreale, Heather E; Tsuei, Betty J; Fisher, Bonnie S; Davis, Kenneth; Johannigman, Jay A (2009. ) Close is dead: determinants of firearm injury lethality in women.The Journal of trauma, , 66 (4 ) ,1207-11 More Information

Barnes, Stephen L; Robinson, Bryce R H; Richards, J Taliesin; Zimmerman, Cindy E; Pritts, Tim A; Tsuei, Betty J; Butler, Karyn L; Muskat, Peter C; Davis, Kenneth; Johannigman, Jay A (2008. ) The devil is in the details: maximizing revenue for daily trauma care.Surgery, , 144 (4 ) ,670-5; discussion 67 More Information

Robinson, Bryce R H; Mueller, Eric W; Henson, Kathyrn; Branson, Richard D; Barsoum, Samuel; Tsuei, Betty J (2008. ) An analgesia-delirium-sedation protocol for critically ill trauma patients reduces ventilator days and hospital length of stay.The Journal of trauma, , 65 (3 ) ,517-26 More Information

Clarke, Callisia N; Tsuei, Betty J; Butler, Karyn L (2008. ) Equine-related injury: a retrospective analysis of outcomes over a 10-year period.American journal of surgery, , 195 (5 ) ,702-4 More Information

Kelley, S R; Ray, M A; Tsuei, B J (2007. ) Trends concerning a common medical school interview question, revisited.Medical teacher, , 29 (5 ) ,e139-42 More Information

Tsuei, Betty J (2006. ) Assessment of the pregnant trauma patient.Injury, , 37 (5 ) ,367-73 More Information

Tsuei, Betty J; Bernard, Andrew C; Barksdale, Andrew R; Rockich, Anna K; Meier, Cynthia F; Kearney, Paul A (2005. ) Supplemental enteral arginine is metabolized to ornithine in injured patients.The Journal of surgical research, , 123 (1 ) ,17-24 More Information

Bernard, Andrew C; Magnuson, Barbara; Tsuei, Betty J; Swintosky, Marjorie; Barnes, Stephen; Kearney, Paul A (2004. ) Defining and assessing tolerance in enteral nutrition. Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, , 19 (5 ) ,481-6

Tsuei, Betty J; Skinner, J Chris; Bernard, Andrew C; Kearney, Paul A; Boulanger, Bernard R (2004. ) The open peritoneal cavity: etiology correlates with the likelihood of fascial closure. The American surgeon, , 70 (7 ) ,652-6

Barksdale, Andrew R; Bernard, Andrew C; Maley, Mary E; Gellin, Gloria L; Kearney, Paul A; Boulanger, Bernard R; Tsuei, Betty J; Ochoa, Juan B (2004. ) Regulation of arginase expression by T-helper II cytokines and isoproterenol.Surgery, , 135 (5 ) ,527-35 More Information

Tsuei, Betty J; Schwartz, Richard W Management of the difficult duodenum.Current surgery, , 61 (2 ) ,166-71 More Information

Tsuei, Betty J; Kearney, Paul A (2004. ) Hypothermia in the trauma patient. Injury, , 35 (1 ) ,7-15

Tsuei, Betty J; Schwartz, Richard W Current management of pancreatic pseudocysts.Current surgery, , 60 (6 ) ,587-90 More Information

Tsuei, Betty J; Magnuson, Barbara; Swintosky, Marjorie; Flynn, Julie; Boulanger, Bernard R; Ochoa, Juan B; Kearney, Paul A (2003. ) Enteral nutrition in patients with an open peritoneal cavity. Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, , 18 (3 ) ,253-8

Tsuei, Betty J; Lyu, Peter E (2002. ) Chest radiography. Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America, , 10 (2 ) ,189-211

Tsuei, B J; Bernard, A C; Shane, M D; Shirley, L A; Maley, M E; Boulanger, B R; Kearney, P A; Ochoa, J B (2001. ) Surgery induces human mononuclear cell arginase I expression. The Journal of trauma, , 51 (3 ) ,497-502

Ochoa, J B; Bernard, A C; O'Brien, W E; Griffen, M M; Maley, M E; Rockich, A K; Tsuei, B J; Boulanger, B R; Kearney, P A; Morris Jr, S M (2001. ) Arginase I expression and activity in human mononuclear cells after injury. Annals of surgery, , 233 (3 ) ,393-9

Bernard, A C; Mistry, S K; Morris, S M; O'Brien, W E; Tsuei, B J; Maley, M E; Shirley, L A; Kearney, P A; Boulanger, B R; Ochoa, J B (2001. ) Alterations in arginine metabolic enzymes in trauma. Shock (Augusta, Ga.), , 15 (3 ) ,215-9

Ochoa, J B; Bernard, A C; Mistry, S K; Morris, S M; Figert, P L; Maley, M E; Tsuei, B J; Boulanger, B R; Kearney, P A (2000. ) Trauma increases extrahepatic arginase activity. Surgery, , 127 (4 ) ,419-26

Bernard, A C; Fitzpatrick, E A; Maley, M E; Gellin, G L; Tsuei, B J; Arden, W A; Boulanger, B R; Kearney, P A; Ochoa, J B (2000. ) Beta adrenoceptor regulation of macrophage arginase activity. Surgery, , 127 (4 ) ,412-8

Tsuei, B J; Povoski, S P; Zhou, W; Bell, R H (1996. ) Autoradiographic localization of cholecystokinin (CCK) receptor expression during the development of azaserine-induced rat pancreatic carcinoma. Pancreas, , 13 (4 ) ,401-6

Tsuei, B J; Povoski, S P; Zhou, W; Bell, R H (1996. ) Gastrin receptor expression during azaserine-induced rat pancreatic carcinogenesis. The Journal of surgical research, , 63 (1 ) ,105-9

Droege C.; Droege M.; Ernst N.; Garber P.; Goodman M.; Krantz E.; Mueller E.; Philpott C.; Tsuei B. (05-01-2020. ) Retrospective Evaluation of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Elderly, High-Risk Trauma Patients.Journal of Surgical Research, , 249 ,225-231 More Information

Abbott D.; Ahmad S.; Dhar V.; Habib D.; Sethuraman S.; Shah S.; Sussman J.; Tsuei B. (12-01-2017. ) Tube Feed Necrosis after Major Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery: Institutional Lessons and a Revie.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, , 21 (12 ) ,2075-2082 More Information

Athota K.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2015. ) Trauma and acute kidney injury.Perioperative Kidney Injury: Principles of Risk Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment, , 199-212 More Information

Giglia J.; Huber N.; Starnes S.; Tsuei B. (05-01-2009. ) Concomitant blunt aortic and thoracic duct injury.Injury Extra, , 40 (5 ) ,81-83 More Information

Barnes S.; Barton-Baxter M.; Bernard A.; Boulanger B.; Kearney P.; Ray M.; Rockich A.; Tsuei B.; Whitaker M. (11-01-2006. ) Impact of Language Barrier on Acute Care Medical Professionals Is Dependent Upon Role.Journal of Professional Nursing, , 22 (6 ) ,355-358 More Information

Clifford T.; Kearney P.; Magnuson B.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2005. ) The open abdomen: Enteral access results in cost savings.Hospital Pharmacy, , 40 (3 ) ,240-246 More Information

Barnes S.; Bernard A.; Kearney P.; Magnuson B.; Swintosky M.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2004. ) Defining and assessing tolerance in enteral nutrition.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 19 (5 ) ,481-486 More Information

Boulanger B.; Flynn J.; Kearney P.; Magnuson B.; Ochoa J.; Swintosky M.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2003. ) Enteral Nutrition in Patients with an Open Peritoneal Cavity.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 18 (3 ) ,253-258 More Information

Boulanger B.; Griffen M.; Kearney P.; Ochoa J.; Tsuei B. (04-17-2002. ) Injury during contact with horses: Recent experience with 75 patients at a level I trauma center .Southern Medical Journal, , 95 (4 ) ,441-445

Boulanger B.; Kearney P.; Ochoa J.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2001. ) The routine use of sonography in penetrating torso injury is beneficial.Journal of Trauma, , 51 (2 ) ,320-325 More Information

Boulanger B.; Kearney P.; Ochoa J.; Sands F.; Tsuei B. (01-01-2001. ) Telemedicine: A Solution to the followup of rural trauma patients?.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, , 192 (4 ) ,447-452 More Information

Boulanger B.; Kearney P.; Nicholas C.; Ochoa J.; Tsuei B.; Zgoda M. (01-01-2001. ) Simple bedside placement of nasal-enteral feeding tubes: A case series.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 16 (3 ) ,165-168 More Information

Boulanger B.; Brenneman F.; Kearney P.; Ochoa J.; Tsuei B. (11-25-2000. ) Utilization of FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) in 1999: Results of a survey of .American Surgeon, , 66 (11 ) ,1049-1055

Boulanger B.; Gorczyca J.; Kearney P.; Ochoa J.; Park A.; Tsuei B. (12-01-1999. ) Minimally invasive fixation of flail chest: When and to what endpoints? .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (1 SUPPL. ) ,

Bell R.; Povoski S.; Tsuei B.; Zhou W. (01-01-1994. ) Cholecystokinin (CCK) receptors in early rat pancreatic adenocarcinoma .International Journal of Pancreatology, , 16 (2-3 ) ,291-294

Krantz E.N.;Philpott C.D.;Droege M.E.;Mueller E.W.;Ernst N.E.;Garber P.M.;Tsuei B.J.;Goodman M.D.;Droege C.A. (05-01-2020. ) Retrospective Evaluation of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Elderly, High-Risk Trauma Patients.Journal of Surgical Research, , 249 ,225-231 More Information

Sethuraman S.;Dhar V.;Habib D.;Sussman J.;Ahmad S.;Shah S.;Tsuei B.;Sussman J.;Abbott D. (12-01-2017. ) Tube Feed Necrosis after Major Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery: Institutional Lessons and a Revie.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, , 21 (12 ) ,2075-2082 More Information

Athota K.;Tsuei B. (01-01-2015. ) Trauma and acute kidney injury.Perioperative Kidney Injury: Principles of Risk Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment, , 199-212 More Information

Huber N.;Giglia J.;Starnes S.;Tsuei B. (05-01-2009. ) Concomitant blunt aortic and thoracic duct injury.Injury Extra, , 40 (5 ) ,81-83 More Information

Bernard A.;Whitaker M.;Ray M.;Rockich A.;Barton-Baxter M.;Barnes S.;Boulanger B.;Tsuei B.;Kearney P. (11-01-2006. ) Impact of Language Barrier on Acute Care Medical Professionals Is Dependent Upon Role.Journal of Professional Nursing, , 22 (6 ) ,355-358 More Information

Tsuei B.J.;Clifford T.M.;Magnuson B.L.;Kearney P.A. (01-01-2005. ) The open abdomen: Enteral access results in cost savings.Hospital Pharmacy, , 40 (3 ) ,240-246 More Information

Bernard A.;Magnuson B.;Tsuei B.;Swintosky M.;Barnes S.;Kearney P. (01-01-2004. ) Defining and assessing tolerance in enteral nutrition.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 19 (5 ) ,481-486 More Information

Tsuei B.J.;Magnuson B.;Swintosky M.;Flynn J.;Boulanger B.R.;Ochoa J.B.;Kearney P.A. (01-01-2003. ) Enteral Nutrition in Patients with an Open Peritoneal Cavity.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 18 (3 ) ,253-258 More Information

Griffen M.;Boulanger B.R.;Kearney P.A.;Tsuei B.;Ochoa J. (04-17-2002. ) Injury during contact with horses: Recent experience with 75 patients at a level I trauma center .Southern Medical Journal, , 95 (4 ) ,441-445

Boulanger B.;Kearney P.;Tsuei B.;Ochoa J. (01-01-2001. ) The routine use of sonography in penetrating torso injury is beneficial.Journal of Trauma, , 51 (2 ) ,320-325 More Information

Boulanger B.;Kearney P.;Ochoa J.;Tsuei B.;Sands F. (01-01-2001. ) Telemedicine: A Solution to the followup of rural trauma patients?.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, , 192 (4 ) ,447-452 More Information

Nicholas C.;Zgoda M.;Kearney P.;Boulanger B.;Ochoa J.;Tsuei B. (01-01-2001. ) Simple bedside placement of nasal-enteral feeding tubes: A case series.Nutrition in Clinical Practice, , 16 (3 ) ,165-168 More Information

Boulanger B.;Kearney P.;Brenneman F.;Tsuei B.;Ochoa J. (11-25-2000. ) Utilization of FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) in 1999: Results of a survey of .American Surgeon, , 66 (11 ) ,1049-1055

Boulanger B.;Kearney P.;Ochoa J.;Tsuei B.;Gorczyca J.;Park A. (12-01-1999. ) Minimally invasive fixation of flail chest: When and to what endpoints? .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (1 SUPPL. ) ,

Tsuei B.;Povoski S.;Zhou W.;Bell R. (01-01-1994. ) Cholecystokinin (CCK) receptors in early rat pancreatic adenocarcinoma .International Journal of Pancreatology, , 16 (2-3 ) ,291-294

Krantz, Erica N; Philpott, Carolyn D; Droege, Molly E; Mueller, Eric W; Ernst, Neil E; Garber, Paige M; Tsuei, Betty J; Goodman, Michael D; Droege, Christopher A (2020. ) Retrospective Evaluation of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Elderly, High-Risk Trauma Patients.The Journal of surgical research, , 249 ,225-231 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5661
betty.tsuei@uc.edu