Joao Rezende-Neto


Associate Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science


Dr Rezende-Neto is a Trauma/Acute Care General Surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital. He has two main lines of research: Basic science on systemic inflammatory response to hemorrhagic shock and development of medical devices. Dr. Rezende Neto holds three patents on medical devices. He has more than 100 publications.

Recent Publications

  1. Bagai, A, Lu, J, Al-Amro, B, Rezende-Neto, J, Prabhudesai, V, Ackery, AD et al.. Management of right coronary artery fistula caused by nail gun trauma. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2016;152 (6):e139-e141. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.07.086. PubMed PMID:27720262 .
  2. Chia, TL, Chesney, TR, Isa, D, Mnatzakanian, G, Colak, E, Belmont, C et al.. Thrombocytosis in splenic trauma: In-hospital course and association with venous thromboembolism. Injury. 2017;48 (1):142-147. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.07.016. PubMed PMID:27451291 .
  3. Rezende-Neto, J, Rice, T, Abreu, ES, Rotstein, O, Rizoli, S. Anatomical, physiological, and logistical indications for the open abdomen: a proposal for a new classification system. World J Emerg Surg. 2016;11 :28. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0083-4. PubMed PMID:27307788 PubMed Central PMC4908692.
  4. de Abreu, EM, Machado, CJ, Pastore Neto, M, de Rezende Neto, JB, Sanches, MD. The impact of a chest tube management protocol on the outcome of trauma patients with tube thoracostomy. Rev Col Bras Cir. ;42 (4):231-7. doi: 10.1590/0100-69912015004007. PubMed PMID:26517798 .
  5. Pastore Neto, M, Resende, V, Machado, CJ, de Abreu, EM, de Rezende Neto, JB, Sanches, MD et al.. Associated factors to empyema in post-traumatic hemotorax. Rev Col Bras Cir. ;42 (4):224-30. doi: 10.1590/0100-69912015004006. PubMed PMID:26517797 .
  6. Rezende-Neto, JB, Angarita, FA, Rizoli, SB, Rotstein, OD. Modified triple-layer peritoneal-aponeurotic transposition: A new strategy to close the "open abdomen". J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015;79 (4):694-7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000817. PubMed PMID:26402547 .
  7. Rezende-Neto, JB, Rodrigues, GP, Lisboa, TA, Carvalho-Junior, M, Silva, MJ, Andrade, MV et al.. Fresh frozen plasma: red blood cells (1:2) coagulation effect is equivalent to 1:1 and whole blood. J. Surg. Res. 2015;199 (2):608-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.06.019. PubMed PMID:26163331 .
  8. Carreiro, PR, Rezende-Neto, JB, Lisboa, Tde A, Ribeiro, DD, Camargos, ER, Andrade, MV et al.. Clotting factor XIII and desmopressin improve hemostasis in uncontrolled bleeding. Acta Cir Bras. 2015;30 (3):170-7. doi: 10.1590/S0102-865020150030000002. PubMed PMID:25790004 .
  9. Ziesmann, MT, Alotaiby, N, Al Abbasi, T, Rezende-Neto, JB. Gallstone ileus obstructing within an incarcerated lumbar hernia: an unusual presentation of a rare diagnosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2014;2014 :. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-208213. PubMed PMID:25471112 PubMed Central PMC4256599.
  10. Lisboa, TA, Andrade, MV, Rezende-Neto, JB, Silva, MJ, Carvalho, MG Jr, Moraes-Santos, T et al.. Effects of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom on thromboelastogram in rats. Toxicon. 2015;94 :45-9. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2014.10.010. PubMed PMID:25449094 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

Division of General Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
Associate Professor Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Program