Trisha Keller

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INTRODUCTION The use of antibiotic prophylaxis in inguinal hernia repair is a controversial issue. Accepted randomized controlled trials or registry data with specific analysis of endoscopic repaired patients do not exist. PATIENT AND METHODS The data presented in this study compared the prospectively collected data from the Herniamed Registry on all(More)
INTRODUCTION More than 20 years since the introduction of TAPP and TEP into clinical routine, there is a lack of clarity due to conflicting comparative data. Therefore, more results from registries are needed. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 17,587 patients were enrolled prospectively between September 1, 2009, and April 15, 2013, in the Herniamed(More)
INTRODUCTION To date, no randomized controlled trials have been carried out to compare the perioperative outcome of unilateral and bilateral inguinal hernia repair using an endoscopic technique. In a Swiss registry study comparing unilateral with bilateral inguinal hernias, no further details were given regarding the nature of the intra- and postoperative(More)
Introduction Injury is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for residents ages 1-44; however, deaths due to injury represent only a small fraction of the emotional and financial burden associated with all forms of injury. Most injuries do not directly result in death, but often are associated with disability, loss of productivity, costs to the health care(More)
OBJECTIVE To delineate the probability of contact between government agencies and youths who complete suicide, to investigate the nature of those contacts, and to identify new risk factors for suicide. METHOD A descriptive epidemiological analysis of data from multiple Utah government agencies on consecutive youth suicides (n = 151) between August 1,(More)
The city of Bremen is divided into 5 catchment areas ("sectors") for the care of psychiatric patients. Internal sectorization of the mental hospital was introduced by relating certain wards to certain catchment areas. The development of internal sectorization and its impact on the diagnostic and therapeutic work in the hospital as well as on the cooperation(More)
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