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William C Chiu M.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Surgery
wchiu@umm.edu
Location: UMMC, S4D07
Phone: (410) 328-1205
Fax: (410) 328-0687

Research Interests:

  • Neuroendocrine Function in Sepsis
  • Neuroimmunomodulation in Circulatory Shock
  • Mitochondrial Injury in Shock
  • Resuscitation Abdominal Ultrasonography for Trauma Shock
  • Plasminogen Activator Inhibitors

Clinical Speciality:

Trauma and Surgical Critical Care


Publications:

Selected Publications

Chiu WC, Cushing BM, Rodriguez A, Ho SM, Mirvis SE, Shanmuganathan K, Stein M. Abdominal Injuries without Hemoperitoneum: A Potential Limitation of Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma (FAST). The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. April, 1997; 42 (4): 617-625.

Chiu WC, Rodriguez A, Greif WM, Joseph-Herbert JJ, Gammaitoni CJ. Entrapment and Obstruction of the Esophagus From Thoracic Spine Hyperextension Dislocation Injury. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. May, 1999; 46 (5): 959-961.

Chiu WC, Gann DS, Darlington DN. Measuring Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Activity in Plasma By Two Enzymatic Assays. The Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods. September, 2000; 45 (2): 127-140.

Chiu WC, Haan JM, Cushing BM, Kramer ME, Scalea TM. Ligamentous Injuries of the Cervical Spine in Unreliable Blunt Trauma Patients: Incidence, Evaluation, and Outcome. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. March, 2001; 50 (3): 457-464.

Chiu WC, Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis SE, Scalea TM. Determining the Need for Laparotomy in Penetrating Torso Trauma: A Prospective Study Using Triple-Contrast Enhanced Abdominopelvic Computed Tomography. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. November, 2001; 51 (5): 860-869.

Chiu WC, Scalea TM, Rotondo MF. Summary Report on Current Clinical Trauma Care Fellowship Training Programs. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. March, 2005; 58 (3): 605-613.

Chiu WC, Wong-You-Cheong JJ, Rodriguez A, Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis SE, Scalea TM. Ultrasonography for Interval Assessment in the Nonoperative Management of Hepatic Trauma. American Surgeon. October, 2005; 71 (10): 841-846.

Carlson DE, Chiu WC, Scalea TM. Cecal Ligation and Puncture in Rats Interrupts the Circadian Rhythms of Corticosterone and Adrenocortical Responsiveness to Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone. Critical Care Medicine. April, 2006; 34 (4): 1178-84.

Carlson DE, Nguyen PX, Soane L, Fiedler SM, Fiskum G, Chiu WC, Scalea TM. Hypotensive Hemorrhage Increases Calcium Uptake Capacity and BCL-XL Content of Liver Mitochondria. Shock. February, 2007; 27 (2): 192-198.

Carlson DE, Chiu WC, Fiedler SM, Hoffman GE. Central Neural Distribution of Immunoreactive Fos and CRH in Relation to Plasma ACTH and Corticosterone During Sepsis in the Rat. Experimental Neurology. June, 2007; 205 (2): 485-500.


Links of Interest:

Shock Trauma Fellowship