Dr. Teodoro Dagi is a general surgeon practicing in Newton Center, MA. Dr. Dagi specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Dagi provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1971
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS
- Letting and making death happen: is there really no difference? The problem of moral linkage.
- The obligation to resuscitate.
- Stereotactic surgery.
- Neurosurgery and the introduction of cerebral angiography.
- Role responsibilities in clinical bioethics: the dialectic of consultation -- comments on the case presented by Barbara Springer Edwards.
- Commentary on "How much of the brain must die in brain death.
- Cause and culpability.
- Physicians and obligatory social activism.
- Curriculum reform in death education: the modern resurrection of Ars Moriendi.
- The ethical tribunal in medicine.
- The paradox of euthanasia.
- Compassion, consensus, and conflict: should caregivers' needs influence the ethical dialectic?
- The management of postoperative bleeding.
- Preventable errors in the operating room--part 2: retained foreign objects, sharps injuries, and wrong site surgery.
- Consenting to the ineffable: the problem of neuromodulation and altered consciousness.
- Moral dilemmas, moral problems.
- Compensatory head tilt in upbeating nystagmus.
- Tight glycemic control reduces infection and improves neurological outcome in critically ill neurosurgical and neurological patients.
- Leadership skills in the OR: Part II: Recognizing disruptive behavior.
- The history of skull base surgery.
- Commentary: funding for neurosurgical research.
- Commentary: the roles and future of simulation in neurosurgery.
- Informed consent and shared decision-making in cases of futility.
- Responding to patients' requests for nontraditional or unproven treatments.
- Commentary: ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischaemic Stroke: Informed Consent When Surgical Outcomes Are Expected to Be Poor.
- Association of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Patient Outcomes With Duration of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Events.
- Neurosurgical Practice in Transition: A Review.
- Seven Ethical Issues Affecting Neurosurgeons in the Context of Health Care Reform.
- Editorial. London 1935: the frontal lobe, insanity, and a brain surgery.
- Book Review: Essays in Medical Ethics: Plea for a Medicine of Prudence.
- Medical ethics and the problem of role ambiguity in Mikhail Bulgakov's "The Murderer" and Pearl S. Buck's "The Enemy".
- The exclusion of cervical spine injury.
- CSF fistulas.
- Emergency management of missile injuries to the brain: resuscitation, triage, and
- Long-term, intermittent percutaneous administration of epidural and intrathecal morphine for pain of malignant origin.
- Ocular and endocrine function in patients with pituitary tumors. Operative results following transnasal, transsphenoidal approach with marsupialization of the sella turcica.
- Acute cervical spinal cord injury.
- Metastatic trophoblastic disease presenting as a subarachnoid hemorrhage: report of two cases and review of the literature.
- Radionuclide demonstration of ventriculoatrial shunt-cutaneous fistula with cerebrospinal fluid leak.
- Ultrasound identification of neural elements in myelomeningocele.
- The Keith needle for sharp and blunt microdissection. Technical note.
- And how can one die better? Courage, faith, and fatalism.
- The incidence and prevention of meningitis after basilar skull fracture.
- CNS lymphomatous deposits.
- Level of consciousness and prediction of serious intracranial injury.
- Changing the paradigm for informed consent.
- Ethics, outcomes, and epistemology: how should imprecise data figure into health-policy formulation?
- Military penetrating craniocerebral injuries. Applications to civilian triage and management.
- Prayer, piety and professional propriety: limits on religious expression in hospitals.
- Arthur Roland Elvidge (1899-1985): contributions to the diagnosis of brain tumors and cerebrovascular disease.
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