Betty Tsuei

Betty J Tsuei

Professor of Surgery and Director of Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Surgical Research Unit

COM Surgery Trauma & Critical Care - 0558

Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

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

Research and Practice Interests

Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

UC Health Clinical Focus

Critical Care Surgery

General Surgery

UC Health Specialities

Surgery-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

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

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

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

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-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Information

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