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Somen Sen
Title:
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Residency Program Director
Burn Surgeon Attending
Office Address: 2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Office Phone:
(916) 453-2050
E-Mail Address: ssen (at) shrinenet.org
Education: Bachelor of Science, University of California of Irvine 1996
Masters of Science Applied Physiology, The Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine. July 1996 to June 1997
Masters of Advanced Science: Mentored Clinical Training Program (NIH K30) University of California Davis July 2012 to current
The Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine M.D. July 1996 to June 2000
Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, July 2000 to June 2007
National Institute of Health Trauma Training Research Fellow, Burn Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, July 2002 to June 2004
Burn Surgery, University of California Davis, Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, July 2007 to June 2008
Surgical Critical Care, University of California Davis, July 2008 to June 2009
Fellow American College of Surgeon: September 2012
Research Papers: Click Here for Research Paper Links

Research Interests:

Brachial plexus birth palsy, peripheral nerve injuries in children, congenital hand differences

Current Research:

  • Treatment and Outcomes of Brachial Plexus Birth Injury (TOBI), a multicenter prospective study of outcomes in brachial plexus birth palsy
  • Development of A Pediatric Elbow Evaluation Tool (PEET)
  • Potential Barriers to Randomized Controlled Surgical Trials in Infants with Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy, a pilot study


Noteworthy Publications:

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A Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Laboratory Interferences Caused by Frequently Administered Medications in Burn Patients. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(1):e10-17. Godwin Z, Lima K, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T, Sen S, Tran NK. 2016
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Development and Implementation of an Innovative Burn Nursing Handbook for Quality Improvement. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(1):20-24. Olszewski A, Yanes A, Stafford J, et al. 2016
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Cutaneous Functional Units Predict Shoulder Range of Motion Recovery in Children Receiving Rehabilitation. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016. Parry I, Sen S, Sattler-Petrocchi K, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2016
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Butane Hash Oil Burns: A 7-Year Perspective on a Growing Problem. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016. Romanowski KS, Barsun A, Kwan P, et al. 2016
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More Than One Third of Intubations in Patients Transferred to Burn Centers are Unnecessary: Proposed Guidelines for Appropriate Intubation of the Burn Patient. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(5):e409-414. Romanowski KS, Palmieri TL, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG. 2016
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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Prevention Bundle Significantly Reduces the Risk of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Critically Ill Burn Patients. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(3):166-171. Sen S, Johnston C, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2016
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Cardiac Fatalities in Firefighters: An Analysis of the U.S. Fire Administration Database. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(3):191-195. Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2016
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Real-Time Prediction for Burn Length of Stay Via Median Residual Hospital Length of Stay Methodology. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2016;37(5):e476-482. Taylor SL, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Lawless M, Curri T, Palmieri TL. 2016
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Point-of-care B-type natriuretic peptide and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin measurements for acute resuscitation: a pilot study. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2015;36(2):e26-33. Howell E, Sen S, Palmieri T, et al. 2015
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Burn center volume makes a difference for burned children. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2015;16(4):319-324. Palmieri TL, Taylor S, Lawless M, Curri T, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG. 2015
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A Pilot Prospective Randomized Control Trial Comparing Exercises Using Videogame Therapy to Standard Physical Therapy: 6 Months Follow-Up. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2015;36(5):534-544. Parry I, Painting L, Bagley A, et al. 2015
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Frailty score on admission predicts outcomes in elderly burn injury. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2015;36(1):1-6. Romanowski KS, Barsun A, Pamlieri TL, Greenhalgh DG, Sen S. 2015
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Whole blood neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin predicts acute kidney injury in burn patients. The Journal of surgical research. 2015;196(2):382-387. Sen S, Godwin ZR, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D, Steele AN, Tran NK. 2015
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Tracheostomy in pediatric burn patients. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 2015;41(2):248-251. Sen S, Heather J, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2015
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Review of Burn Research for Year 2014. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2015;36(6):587-594. Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2015
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Gap analysis of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in burn patients: a review. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2015;36(3):e194-211. Steele AN, Grimsrud KN, Sen S, Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG, Tran NK. 2015
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A competing risk analysis for hospital length of stay in patients with burns. JAMA surgery. 2015;150(5):450-456. Taylor SL, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Lawless M, Curri T, Palmieri TL. 2015
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Review of burn research for the year 2013. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 2014;35(5):362-368. Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2014
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Predicting mortality from burns: the need for age-group specific models. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 2014;40(6):1106-1115. Taylor SL, Lawless M, Curri T, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2014
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Peripherally Inserted Central Line Catheter Infections in Burn Patients. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Jul 22 2014. Barsun A, Sen S, Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG. 2014
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White phosphorus burns and arsenic inhalation: a toxic combination. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Mar-Apr 2014;35(2):e128-131. Berndtson AE, Fagin A, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2014
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Keeping up with video game technology: Objective analysis of Xbox Kinect and PlayStation 3 Move for use in burn rehabilitation. Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. Aug 2014;40(5):852-859. Parry I, Carbullido C, Kawada J, et al. 2014
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Strong Ion Gap is Associated With Mortality in Pediatric Burn Injuries. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Jul-Aug 2014;35(4):337-341. Sen S, Wiktor A, Berndtson A, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2014
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Predicting resource utilization in burn treatment. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. May-Jun 2014;35 Suppl 2:S235-246. Taylor S, Curri T, Lawless M, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2014
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Redefining the outcomes to resources ratio for burn patient triage in a mass casualty. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Jan-Feb 2014;35(1):41-45. Taylor S, Jeng J, Saffle JR, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2014
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Predicting mortality from burns: The need for age-group specific models. Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. May 17 2014. Taylor SL, Lawless M, Curri T, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2014
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Nonsurgical scar management of the face: does early versus late intervention affect outcome? Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Sep-Oct 2013;34(5):569-575. Parry I, Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2014
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Reducing Postburn Injury Anemia in a Jehovah's Witness Patient. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Oct 11 2013. Barsun A, Sen S, Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG. 2013
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Strong ion difference and gap predict outcomes after adult burn injury. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. Oct 2013;75(4):555-561. Berndtson AE, Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG, Sen S. 2013
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Estimating severity of burn in children: Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) score versus Abbreviated Burn Severity Index (ABSI). Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. Sep 2013;39(6):1048-1053. Berndtson AE, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2013
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A ten-year experience with pediatric face grafts. Journal of burn care & research: Official publication of the American Burn Association. Sep-Oct 2013;34(5):576-584. Greenhalgh DG, Hinchcliff K, Sen S, Palmieri TL. 2013
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Review of Burn Research for the Year 2011. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Jan 30 2013. Sen S, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2013
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Prospective comparison of packed red blood cell-to-fresh frozen plasma transfusion ratio of 4: 1 versus 1: 1 during acute massive burn excision. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. Jan 2013;74(1):76-83. Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG, Sen S. 2013
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Surfactant therapy for acute respiratory distress in severe pediatric burn injury: a case series. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Mar-Apr 2012;33(2):e88-91. Sen S, Tung K, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2012
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Herpes simplex activation prolongs recovery from severe burn injury and increases bacterial infection risk. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. May-Jun 2012;33(3):393-397. Sen S, Szoka N, Phan H, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2012
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Review of burn research for the year 2010. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Sep-Oct 2012;33(5):577-586. Sen S, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2012
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Commercially available interactive video games in burn rehabilitation: therapeutic potential. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. Jun 2012;38(4):493-500. Parry IS, Bagley A, Kawada J, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG, Palmieri TL. 2012
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Harnessing the Transparent Face Orthosis for facial scar management: A comparison of methods. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. Dec 19 2012. Parry I, Hanley C, Niszczak J, Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2012
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Long-term functional outcomes in the elderly after burn injury. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Jul 2012;33(4):497-503. Palmieri TL, Molitor F, Chan G, et al. 2012
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The ABC daycare disaster of Hermosillo, Mexico. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Mar-Apr 2012;33(2):235-241. Greenhalgh DG, Chang P, Maguina P, Combs E, Sen S, Palmieri TL. 2012
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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy caused by severe burn injury. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Sep-Oct 2012;33(5):e243-246. Fagin A, Sen S, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D. 2012
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A comparison of dexmedetomidine and midazolam for sedation in severe pediatric burn injury. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Nov 2012;33(6):759-763. Fagin A, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D, Sen S. 2012
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A 10-Year Review of Lower Extremity Burns in Diabetics: Small Burns That Lead to Major Problems. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Aug 27 2012. Barsun A, Sen S, Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG. 2012
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Blood product transfusion: does location make a difference? Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Jan-Feb 2011;32(1):61-65. Palmieri TL, Sen S, Falwell K, Greenhalgh DG. 2011
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Review of burn injury research for the year 2009. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Nov-Dec 2010;31(6):836-848. Sen S, Greenhalgh D, Palmieri T. 2010
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Long-term follow-up of patients treated for toxic epidermal necrolysis. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Jan-Feb 2006;27(1):26-33. Oplatek A, Brown K, Sen S, Halerz M, Supple K, Gamelli RL. 2006
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Gastric rupture after cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a burn patient. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. Sep-Oct 2006;27(5):757-759. Keldahl M, Sen S, Gamelli RL. 2006
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Survival after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: the role of dementia. The journal of nutrition, health & aging. Jul-Aug 2005;9(4):255-259. Shah PM, Sen S, Perlmuter LC, Feller A. 2005
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Burn injury and pulmonary sepsis: development of a clinically relevant model. The Journal of trauma. Feb 2004;56(2):272-278. Davis KA, Santaniello JM, He LK, et al. 2004
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