Lourdes Swentek

Title(s)Assistant Health Sciences Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
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    1. Pediatric trauma patients with isolated grade III blunt splenic injuries may be safely managed without intensive care unit admission. Surgery. 2024 May 31. Yuen S, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Qazi A, Jeng J, Kuza C, Inaba K, Nahmias J. PMID: 38824065.
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    2. Long gun violence in California versus Texas: How legislation can reduce firearm violence. Surg Open Sci. 2024 Aug; 20:51-54. Shipley J, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Barrios C, Kuza C, Santos J, Nahmias J. PMID: 38911056; PMCID: PMC11190741.
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    3. Nrf2 Signaling Pathway as a Key to Treatment for Diabetic Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis. Int J Mol Sci. 2024 May 27; 25(11). Yi M, Toribio AJ, Salem YM, Alexander M, Ferrey A, Swentek L, Tantisattamo E, Ichii H. PMID: 38892018; PMCID: PMC11172493.
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    4. Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Trauma Patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2024 Jun; 25(5):370-375. Aryan N, Grigorian A, Jeng J, Kuza C, Kong A, Swentek L, Burruss S, Nahmias J. PMID: 38752327.
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    5. Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Pregnancy: Higher Rates of Severe Abdominal Injuries. Am Surg. 2024 Apr 27; 31348241248790. Skochko S, Nahmias J, Lekawa M, Kong A, Schubl S, Swentek L, Grigorian A. PMID: 38676625.
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    6. Washington State Assault Weapon Firearm Violence Before and After Firearm Legislation Reform. Am Surg. 2024 Apr 05; 31348241244644. Bhullar A, Shipley J, Alaniz L, Grigorian A, Burruss S, Swentek L, Kuza C, Nahmias J. PMID: 38580618.
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    7. My thoughts: The rise of social media as a reporting source for firearm violence. Am J Surg. 2024 Jul; 233:156-157. Choi S, Liang J, Donnelly MR, Jebbia M, Kuza CM, Swentek L, Grigorian A, Nahmias J. PMID: 38369418.
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    8. Blunt Adrenal Injury is Not Associated With Worse Outcomes in Adult Trauma Patients. J Surg Res. 2024 Apr; 296:115-122. Park F, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Kuza C, Kong A, Russell D, Nahmias J. PMID: 38277946.
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    9. Domestic firearm violence against women (2018-2021). Surg Open Sci. 2024 Jan; 17:75-79. Shipley J, Donnelly M, Kuza C, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Chin T, Brown N, Nguyen N, Nahmias J. PMID: 38298436; PMCID: PMC10828568.
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    10. Similar rate of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and failure of non-operative management for early versus delayed VTE chemoprophylaxis in adolescent blunt solid organ injuries: a propensity-matched analysis. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2024 Jan 09. Grigorian A, Schubl S, Swentek L, Barrios C, Lekawa M, Russell D, Nahmias J. PMID: 38194094.
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    11. Nrf2 Pathway and Oxidative Stress as a Common Target for Treatment of Diabetes and Its Comorbidities. Int J Mol Sci. 2024 Jan 09; 25(2). Yi M, Cruz Cisneros L, Cho EJ, Alexander M, Kimelman FA, Swentek L, Ferrey A, Tantisattamo E, Ichii H. PMID: 38255895; PMCID: PMC10815857.
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    12. Is Adolescent Obesity Associated With a Higher Risk for Pelvic Fractures in Motor Vehicle Collisions? J Surg Res. 2024 Mar; 295:261-267. Shipley J, Grigorian A, Emigh B, Dilday J, Kuza C, Schubl S, Swentek L, Brown N, Nahmias J. PMID: 38048749.
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    13. Adolescent Trauma Patients With Isolated Head Trauma and Glasgow Coma Scale 6-8: Routine Intubation? Am Surg. 2024 Apr; 90(4):882-886. Park FS, Nahmias J, Schubl S, Swentek L, Guner Y, Goodman LF, Emigh B, Grigorian A. PMID: 37982759.
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    14. Scoring Tool to Predict Need for Early Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) After Pediatric Trauma. World J Surg. 2023 11; 47(11):2925-2931. Kazempoor B, Nahmias J, Clark I, Schubl S, Lekawa M, Swentek L, Keshava HB, Grigorian A. PMID: 37653348; PMCID: PMC10545564.
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    15. Cocaine use in trauma: the vices-paradox revisited. Surgery. 2023 10; 174(4):1056-1062. Bhullar A, Nahmias J, Kong A, Swentek L, Chin T, Schellenberg M, Grigorian A. PMID: 37495463.
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    16. Obese adolescents have higher risk for severe lower extremity fractures after falling. Pediatr Surg Int. 2023 Jul 19; 39(1):235. Gonzalez N, Nahmias J, Schubl S, Swentek L, Smith BR, Nguyen NT, Grigorian A. PMID: 37466766; PMCID: PMC10356668.
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    17. Does lower extremity fracture fixation technique influence neurologic outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury? The EAST Brain vs. Bone multicenter trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 10 01; 95(4):516-523. Ghneim M, Kufera J, Zhang A, Penaloza-Villalobos L, Swentek L, Watras J, Smith A, Hahn A, Rodriguez Mederos D, Dickhudt TJ, Laverick P, Cunningham K, Norwood S, Fernandez L, Jacobson LE, Williams JM, Lottenberg L, Azar F, Shillinglaw W, Slivinski A, Nahmias J, Donnelly M, Bala M, Egodage T, Zhu C, Udekwu PO, Norton H, Dunn JA, Baer R, McBride K, Santos AP, Shrestha K, Metzner CJ, Murphy JM, Schroeppel TJ, Stillman Z, O'Connor R, Johnson D, Berry C, Ratner M, Reynolds JK, Humphrey M, Scott M, Hickman ZL, Twelker K, Legister C, Glass NE, Siebenburgen C, Palmer B, Semon GR, Lieser M, McDonald H, Bugaev N, LeClair MJ, Stein D, Brain vs. Bone Study Group. PMID: 37335182.
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    18. Trauma Patients With Cirrhosis Have a Similar Risk of Unplanned Operation and Decreased Associated Risk of Mortality With Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis. Am Surg. 2023 Oct; 89(10):4117-4122. Alvarez C, Grigorian A, Kuza C, Swentek L, Dolich M, Barrios C, Nahmias J. PMID: 37226457.
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    19. Risk Factors for Unplanned Returns to the Operating Room in Pediatric Trauma Patients. Am Surg. 2023 Oct; 89(10):4072-4076. Sea J, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Chin T, Goodman LF, Guner Y, Nahmias J. PMID: 37208986.
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    20. Relationship of Obesity and Severe Penetrating Thoracic and Abdominal Injuries in Adolescent Patients. Am Surg. 2023 Dec; 89(12):5744-5749. Alvarez CA, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Chin T, Guner Y, Goodman L, Kuza C, Nahmias J. PMID: 37146266.
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    21. Trends in mass shootings in the United States (2013-2021): A worsening American epidemic of death. Am J Surg. 2023 08; 226(2):197-201. Donnelly M, Grigorian A, Inaba K, Nguyen N, de Virgilio C, Schubl S, Paladugu A, Swentek L, Nahmias J. PMID: 37032237.
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    22. Firearm Violence Surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Reopening Phenomenon. J Surg Res. 2023 05; 285:168-175. Donnelly M, Kuza C, Sargent B, Swentek L, de Virgilio C, Grigorian A, Schubl S, Nahmias J. PMID: 36680877; PMCID: PMC9808419.
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    23. Prospective single-center paradigm shift of surgical stabilization of rib fractures with decreased length of stay and operative time with an intrathoracic approach. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 04 01; 94(4):567-572. Tay-Lasso E, Alaniz L, Grant W, Hovis G, Frank M, Kincaid C, Brynn S, Pieracci FM, Nahmias J, Barrios C, Rockne W, Chin T, Swentek L, Schubl SD. PMID: 36301075.
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    24. Emergency medicine (EM) can safely manage geriatric trauma patients sustaining ground level falls: Fostering EM autonomy while safely offloading a busy trauma service. Am J Surg. 2022 11; 224(5):1314-1318. Skochko S, Grigorian A, Eshraghi C, Paladugu A, Nguyen N, Swentek L, Lekawa M, Fox JC, Nahmias J. PMID: 35961876.
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    25. Using a real-time ABCDEF compliance tool to understand the role of bundle elements in mortality and delirium. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 Dec 01; 93(6):821-828. Shampo JC, Wenszell K, Luo-Owen X, Mukherjee N, Cochran-Yu M, Swentek L, Burruss SK, Markovich S, Turay D, Dorotta IR, Mukherjee K. PMID: 35343926.
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    26. Marijuana Use Associated with Decreased Mortality in Trauma Patients. Am Surg. 2022 Jul; 88(7):1601-1606. Bloom SR, Grigorian A, Schubl S, Thangathurai D, Kuza CM, Swentek L, Nahmias J. PMID: 35114802.
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    27. Firearm violence against children in the United States: Trends in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 01 01; 92(1):65-68. Donnelly MR, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Arora J, Kuza CM, Inaba K, Kim D, Lekawa M, Nahmias J. PMID: 34932041; PMCID: PMC8677489.
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    28. Time is domain: factors affecting primary fascial closure after trauma and non-trauma damage control laparotomy (data from the EAST SLEEP-TIME multicenter registry). Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Jun; 48(3):2107-2116. Kwon E, Krause C, Luo-Owen X, McArthur K, Cochran-Yu M, Swentek L, Burruss S, Turay D, Krasnoff C, Grigorian A, Nahmias J, Butt A, Gutierrez A, LaRiccia A, Kincaid M, Fiorentino M, Glass N, Toscano S, Ley EJ, Lombardo S, Guillamondegui O, Bardes JM, DeLa'O C, Wydo S, Leneweaver K, Duletzke N, Nunez J, Moradian S, Posluszny J, Naar L, Kaafarani H, Kemmer H, Lieser M, Hanson I, Chang G, Bilaniuk JW, Nemeth Z, Mukherjee K. PMID: 34845499.
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    29. Dexmedetomidine and paralytic exposure after damage control laparotomy: risk factors for delirium? Results from the EAST SLEEP-TIME multicenter trial. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Jun; 48(3):2097-2105. Krause C, Kwon E, Luo-Owen X, McArthur K, Cochran-Yu M, Swentek L, Burruss S, Turay D, Grigorian A, Nahmias J, Butt A, Gutierrez A, LaRiccia A, Kincaid M, Fiorentino MN, Glass N, Toscano S, Ley E, Lombardo SR, Guillamondegui OD, Bardes JM, DeLa'O C, Wydo SM, Leneweaver K, Duletzke NT, Nunez J, Moradian S, Posluszny J, Naar L, Kaafarani H, Kemmer H, Lieser MJ, Dorricott A, Chang G, Nemeth Z, Mukherjee K. PMID: 34807273.
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    30. Trauma and nontrauma damage-control laparotomy: The difference is delirium (data from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma SLEEP-TIME multicenter trial). J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 07 01; 91(1):100-107. McArthur K, Krause C, Kwon E, Luo-Owen X, Cochran-Yu M, Swentek L, Burruss S, Turay D, Krasnoff C, Grigorian A, Nahmias J, Butt A, Gutierrez A, LaRiccia A, Kincaid M, Fiorentino MN, Glass N, Toscano S, Ley E, Lombardo SR, Guillamondegui OD, Bardes JM, DeLa'O C, Wydo SM, Leneweaver K, Duletzke NT, Nunez J, Moradian S, Posluszny J, Naar L, Kaafarani H, Kemmer H, Lieser MJ, Dorricott A, Chang G, Nemeth Z, Mukherjee K. PMID: 34144559; PMCID: PMC8331055.
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    31. Antioxidant Therapy in Pancreatitis. Antioxidants (Basel). 2021 Apr 23; 10(5). Swentek L, Chung D, Ichii H. PMID: 33922756; PMCID: PMC8144986.
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    32. Prevention of Autoimmune Diabetes in NOD Mice by Dimethyl Fumarate. Antioxidants (Basel). 2021 Jan 29; 10(2). Li S, Vaziri ND, Swentek L, Takasu C, Vo K, Stamos MJ, Ricordi C, Ichii H. PMID: 33572792; PMCID: PMC7912218.
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    33. Moderate to severe leukocytosis with vasopressor use is associated with increased mortality in trauma patients. J Intensive Care Soc. 2022 May; 23(2):117-123. Hasjim BJ, Grigorian A, Stopenski S, Swentek L, Sun B, Livingston JK, Williams B, Nastanski F, Nahmias J. PMID: 35615240; PMCID: PMC9125442.
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    34. More medications, more problems: results from the Sedation Level after Emergent Exlap with Packing for TRAUMA (SLEEP-TRAUMA) study. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Apr; 48(2):943-952. Kim T, Celis C, Pop A, McArthur K, Bushell TR, Luo-Owen X, Swentek L, Burruss S, Brooks S, Turay D, Mukherjee K. PMID: 33078257; PMCID: PMC7571531.
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    35. Severe chronic bowel obstruction associated with brown bowel syndrome. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2020; 8:2050313X20945531. Chen Wongworawat Y, Propst R, Raza A, Rohweller B, Swentek L, Zuppan CW, Cobb C. PMID: 32754337; PMCID: PMC7378708.
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    36. Esophageal Trauma: Analysis of Incidence, Morbidity, and Mortality. Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1134-1138. Gambhir S, Grigorian A, Swentek L, Maithel S, Sheehan BM, Daly S, Lekawa M, Nahmias J. PMID: 31657309.
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