Colleen Koch

Professor

1993 …2020
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Research Output 1993 2020

2020

Addressing the Opioid Crisis One Surgical Patient at a Time: Outcomes of a Novel Perioperative Pain Program

Shechter, R., Speed, T. J., Blume, E., Singh, S., Williams, K., Koch, C. G. & Hanna, M. N., Jan 1 2020, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 35, 1, p. 5-15 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Pain
Pain Measurement
Morphine
Pain Management
2019

Effect of red blood cell storage duration on major postoperative complications in cardiac surgery: A randomized trial

Koch, C. G., Sessler, D. I., Duncan, A. E., Mascha, E. J., Li, L., Yang, D., Figueroa, P., Sabik, J. F., Mihaljevic, T., Svensson, L. G. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Erythrocytes
Erythrocyte Transfusion
Odds Ratio
Medical Futility

Prognostic Value of Preoperative Red Cell Distribution Width: Fine-Tuning by Mean Corpuscular Volume

Dai, L., Mick, S. L., McCrae, K. R., Houghtaling, P. L., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Indices
Thoracic Surgery
Length of Stay
Erythrocyte Transfusion
Cell Size

Real Age: Red Blood Cell Aging During Storage

Koch, C., Duncan, A. I., Figueroa, P., Dai, L., Sessler, D. I., Frank, S. M., Ness, P. M., Mihaljevic, T. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cell Aging
Erythrocytes
Tissue Donors
Donor Selection
Precision Medicine
2018
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Pain Management
Prescriptions
Integrative Medicine

Preoperative Anemia in Cardiac Operation: Does Hemoglobin Tell the Whole Story?

Dai, L., Mick, S. L., McCrae, K. R., Houghtaling, P. L., Sabik, J. F., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 1, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anemia
Hemoglobins
Odds Ratio
Macrocytic Anemia
Length of Stay

Reply

Koch, C., Blackstone, E. H. & Mascha, E., May 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Wrong-Patient Blood Transfusion Error: Leveraging Technology to Overcome Human Error in Intraoperative Blood Component Administration

Hensley, N. B., Koch, C. G., Pronovost, P. J., Mershon, B. H., Boyd, J., Franklin, S., Moore, D., Sheridan, K., Steele, A. & Stierer, T. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Transfusion
Documentation
Management Information Systems
Technology
Operating Rooms
2017

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Triggers in Cardiac Surgery

Koch, C., Sessler, D. I., Mascha, E. J., Sabik, J. F., Li, L., Duncan, A. I., Zimmerman, N. M. & Blackstone, E. H., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Hematocrit
Thoracic Surgery
Randomized Controlled Trials
Erythrocytes
Safety
Patient Safety
Delivery of Health Care
Education
Patient Participation

Magnitude of anemia at discharge increases 30-day hospital readmissions

Koch, C., Li, L., Sun, Z., Hixson, E. D., Tang, A., Chagin, K., Kattan, M., Phillips, S. C., Blackstone, E. H. & Henderson, J. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 13, 4, p. 202-206 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Anemia
Hospitalization
Comorbidity
Hemoglobins

Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation Disorders

Spiess, B. D., Armour, S., Horrow, J., Kaplan, J. A., Koch, C., Karkouti, K. & Body, S. C., Dec 6 2017, Kaplan's Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery. Elsevier Inc., p. 685-714 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transfusion Medicine
2016
Health Care Quality Assurance
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Anesthesia
Databases

Does a similar procedure result in similar survival for women and men undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting?

Attia, T., Koch, C., Houghtaling, P. L., Blackstone, E. H., Sabik, E. M. & Sabik, J. F., Jul 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Artery Bypass
Survival
Sex Characteristics
Mortality
Life Expectancy

Process Improvement in Thoracic Donor Organ Procurement: Implementation of a Donor Assessment Checklist

Loor, G., Shumway, S. J., McCurry, K. R., Keshavamurthy, S., Hussain, S., Weide, G. D., Spratt, J. R., Al Salihi, M. & Koch, C., Dec 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 6, p. 1872-1877 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue and Organ Procurement
Checklist
Thorax
Tissue Donors
Workflow
2015

Compliance with Surgical Care Improvement Project for Body Temperature Management (SCIP Inf-10) Is Associated with Improved Clinical Outcomes

Scott, A. V., Stonemetz, J. L., Wasey, J. O., Johnson, D. J., Rivers, R., Koch, C. & Frank, S. M., Jul 20 2015, In : Anesthesiology. 123, 1, p. 116-125 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Temperature
Length of Stay
Compliance
Odds Ratio
Cross Infection

Contemporary bloodletting in cardiac surgical care

Koch, C., Reineks, E. Z., Tang, A. S., Hixson, E. D., Phillips, S., Sabik, J. F., Henderson, J. M. & Blackstone, E. H., Mar 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 3, p. 779-784 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bloodletting
Phlebotomy
Coronary Artery Bypass
Thoracic Surgery
Intensive Care Units

Increasing disadvantage of "watchful waiting" for repairing degenerative mitral valve disease

Yazdchi, F., Koch, C., Mihaljevic, T., Hachamovitch, R., Lowry, A. M., He, J., Gillinov, A. M., Blackstone, E. H. & Sabik, J. F., Jun 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 6, p. 1992-2000 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watchful Waiting
Mitral Valve
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Sternotomy
Robotics

Prolonged effect of postoperative infectious complications on survival after cardiac surgery

Robich, M. P., Sabik, J. F., Houghtaling, P. L., Kelava, M., Gordon, S., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., May 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 5, p. 1591-1599 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Survival
Surgical Wound Infection
Infection
Urinary Tract Infections

Reply

Koch, C. & Blackstone, E. H., Jul 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 1, p. 380-381 2 p., 28207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Phlebotomy

Trends in blood utilization in United States cardiac surgical patients

Robich, M. P., Koch, C., Johnston, D. R., Schiltz, N., Chandran Pillai, A., Hussain, S. T. & Soltesz, E. G., Apr 1 2015, In : Transfusion. 55, 4, p. 805-814 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Guidelines
Publications
High-Volume Hospitals
2014

Analysis of Clostridium difficile infections after cardiac surgery: Epidemiologic and economic implications from national data

Flagg, A., Koch, C., Schiltz, N., Chandran Pillai, A., Gordon, S. M., Pettersson, G. B. & Soltesz, E. G., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 5, p. 2404-2409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Thoracic Surgery
Economics
Odds Ratio

Clostridium difficile infection after cardiac surgery: Prevalence, morbidity, mortality, and resource utilization

Keshavamurthy, S., Koch, C., Fraser, T. G., Gordon, S. M., Houghtaling, P. L., Soltesz, E. G., Blackstone, E. H. & Pettersson, G. B., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 6, p. 3157-3165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Thoracic Surgery
Morbidity
Mortality

From Bad to Worse: Anemia on Admission and Hospital-Acquired Anemia

Koch, C., Li, L., Sun, Z., Hixson, E. D., Tang, A. S., Phillips, S. C., Blackstone, E. H. & Henderson, J. M., Oct 6 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anemia
Length of Stay
Mortality
Electronic Health Records
Linear Models

Hospitalization before surgery increases risk for postoperative infections

Kelava, M., Robich, M., Houghtaling, P. L., Sabik, J. F., Gordon, S., Mihaljevic, T., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 4, p. 1615-1621.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalization
Infection
Health Facilities
Hospitalization Insurance
Delivery of Health Care

Outcomes of patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection undergoing cardiovascular surgery in the United States

Robich, M. P., Schiltz, N., Johnston, D. R., Mick, S., Tse, W., Koch, C. & Soltesz, E. G., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 6, p. 3066-3075 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
HIV
Blood Transfusion
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Medicaid

The great masquerader: Atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome after cardiac surgery

Boss, M. J., Díaz-Gómez, J. L. & Koch, C., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 28, 1, p. 121-123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Metoclopramide
Haloperidol
Thoracic Surgery

Tolerating anemia: Taking aim at the right target before pulling the transfusion trigger

Koch, C., Oct 1 2014, In : Transfusion. 54, 1, p. 2595-2597 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Blood Loss
Postoperative Hemorrhage
Acute Disease
Blood Transfusion
Anemia
2013

Cardiac anesthesia

Koch, C., Jun 2013, In : Anesthesiology Clinics. 31, 2, p. 15-16 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Anesthesia

Hospital-acquired anemia: Prevalence, outcomes, and healthcare implications

Koch, C., Li, L., Sun, Z., Hixson, E. D., Tang, A., Phillips, S. C., Blackstone, E. H. & Henderson, J. M., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Hospital Medicine. 8, 9, p. 506-512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anemia
Delivery of Health Care
Hemoglobins
Hospitalization
Comorbidity

In reply

Pattakos, G., Koch, C. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 11 2013, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 173, 3, p. 249 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is it time to refine? An exploration and simulation of optimal antibiotic timing in general surgery

Koch, C., Li, L., Hixson, E., Tang, A., Gordon, S., Longworth, D., Phillips, S., Blackstone, E. & Henderson, J. M., Oct 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217, 4, p. 628-635 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
Sepsis
Surgical Wound Infection
Vancomycin

Jehovah's Witnesses may not have identical outcomes with nontransfused non-witnesses after cardiac surgery--reply.

Pattakos, G., Koch, C. & Blackstone, E. H., Feb 11 2013, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 173, 3, p. 249 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Treatment Refusal
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Jehovah's Witnesses
Blood Transfusion
Thoracic Surgery

Process improvement in cardiac surgery: Development and implementation of a reoperation for bleeding checklist

Loor, G., Vivacqua, A., Sabik, J. F., Li, L., Hixson, E. D., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 146, 5, p. 1028-1032 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Checklist
Reoperation
Thoracic Surgery
Hemorrhage
Hemostasis

Red blood cell storage: How long is too long?

Koch, C., Figueroa, P. I., Li, L., Sabik, J. F., Mihaljevic, T. & Blackstone, E. H., Nov 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 96, 5, p. 1894-1899 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocytes
Equipment and Supplies
Morbidity

Statin therapy is associated with fewer infections after cardiac operations

Trezzi, M., Blackstone, E. H., Sun, Z., Li, L., Sabik, J. F., Lytle, B. W., Gordon, S. M. & Koch, C., Mar 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 3, p. 892-900 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Infection
Therapeutics
Propensity Score
Mortality

The least of 3 evils: Exposure to red blood cell transfusion, anemia, or both?

Loor, G., Rajeswaran, J., Li, L., Sabik, J. F., Blackstone, E. H., McCrae, K. R. & Koch, C., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 146, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Anemia
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Hematocrit
Mortality

The role of the international anesthesia research society in the history of anesthesia

Craig, D., Cahalan, M., Cheng, D. C. H., Koch, C. & Sladen, R. N., Oct 1 2013, The Wondrous Story of Anesthesia. Springer New York, p. 243-256 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Anesthesia
History
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Research
Analgesia

Transfusion of older red blood cells is associated with decreased graft survival after orthotopic liver transplantation

Cywinski, J. B., You, J., Argalious, M., Irefin, S., Parker, B. M., Fung, J. J. & Koch, C., Nov 2013, In : Liver Transplantation. 19, 11, p. 1181-1188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Graft Survival
Liver Transplantation
Mortality
Transplants
2012

Implications and management of anemia in cardiac surgery: Current state of knowledge

Loor, G., Koch, C., Sabik, J. F., Li, L. & Blackstone, E. H., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 3, p. 538-546 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Surgical Blood Loss
Hematinics
Postoperative Hemorrhage
Erythrocyte Transfusion

Invited commentary

Koch, C., Dec 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 94, 6, p. 2045 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Blood Transfusion
Anemia
Heart Diseases

Nadir hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass: End-organ dysfunction and mortality

Loor, G., Li, L., Sabik, J. F., Rajeswaran, J., Blackstone, E. H. & Koch, C., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Hematocrit
Mortality
Thoracic Surgery
Erythrocyte Transfusion

Outcome of patients who refuse transfusion after cardiac surgery: A natural experiment with severe blood conservation

Pattakos, G., Koch, C., Brizzio, M. E., Batizy, L. H., Sabik, J. F., Blackstone, E. H. & Lauer, M. S., Aug 13 2012, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 172, 15, p. 1154-1160 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Survival
Length of Stay
Blood Transfusion
Jehovah's Witnesses
Thoracic Surgery

Statin therapy

Koch, C., 2012, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 18, 38, p. 6284-6290 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Atherosclerotic Plaques
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Therapeutics

What are the real rates of postoperative complications: Elucidating inconsistencies between administrative and clinical data sources

Koch, C., Li, L., Hixson, E., Tang, A., Phillips, S. & Henderson, J. M., May 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214, 5, p. 798-805 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Storage and Retrieval
Registries
Venous Thrombosis
Respiratory Insufficiency
Health Services Research

When the timing is right: Antibiotic timing and infection after cardiac surgery

Koch, C., Nowicki, E. R., Rajeswaran, J., Gordon, S. M., Sabik, J. F. & Blackstone, E. H., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection
Cefuroxime
Wound Infection
2011

An evolution in blood management: Past, present, and future

Kumar, A., Figueroa, P. I., Gowans, K. L., Parker, B. M., Proctor, A. W., Benitez-Santana, S. M. & Koch, C., Oct 2011, In : Quality Management in Health Care. 20, 4, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

present
management
Evidence-Based Medicine
Social Responsibility
Caregivers

Morbidity of bleeding after cardiac surgery: Is it blood transfusion, reoperation for bleeding, or both?

Vivacqua, A., Koch, C., Yousuf, A. M., Nowicki, E. R., Houghtaling, P. L., Blackstone, E. H. & Sabik, J. F., Jun 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 6, p. 1780-1790 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Blood Transfusion
Thoracic Surgery
Hemorrhage
Morbidity