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Cory Joseph Vatsaas, MD

Surgery Clerkship Director
Chair of Transfusion Committee
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 2837, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Surgical Critical Care Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2011 - 2012
  • General Surgery Resident, Mayo School of Health Sciences, 2008 - 2014
  • M.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2008

Publications

Fernandez-Moure, Joseph S., Jeffrey L. Van Eps, Jacob C. Scherba, Iman K. Yazdi, Andrew Robbins, Fernando Cabrera, Cory J. Vatsaas, Michael Moreno, Bradley K. Weiner, and Ennio Tasciotti. “Addition of platelet-rich plasma supports immune modulation and improved mechanical integrity in Alloderm mesh for ventral hernia repair in a rat model.” J Tissue Eng Regen Med 15, no. 1 (January 2021): 3–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/term.3156.

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Bugaev, Nikolay, John J. Como, Guy Golani, Jennifer J. Freeman, Jaswin S. Sawhney, Cory J. Vatsaas, Brian K. Yorkgitis, et al. “Thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in bleeding patients with coagulopathy: Practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 89, no. 6 (December 2020): 999–1017. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002944.

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Haines, Krista L., Lauren M. Woldanski, Tiffany Zens, Cory Vatsaas, Amy Alger, Kelli Brooks, George Kasotakis, and Suresh Agarwal. “The Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Treatment and Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injury.” J Surg Res 240 (August 2019): 60–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.02.040.

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Reed, Christopher R., Hannah Williamson, Cory Vatsaas, Reed Kamyszek, Harold J. Leraas, Candice Ray, James Otto, Tamara Fitzgerald, Suresh Agarwal, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Higher mortality in pediatric and adult trauma patients with traumatic coagulopathy, using age-adjusted diagnostic criteria.” Surgery 165, no. 6 (June 2019): 1108–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2019.03.003.

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Haines, Krista L., Benjamin P. Nguyen, Cory Vatsaas, Amy Alger, Kelli Brooks, and Suresh K. Agarwal. “Socioeconomic Status Affects Outcomes After Severity-Stratified Traumatic Brain Injury.” J Surg Res 235 (March 2019): 131–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.09.072.

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Ray, Candice, Reed Kamyszek, James Otto, Victoria Robinson, Harold Leraas, Uttara Nag, Hannah Williamson, et al. “AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN HEMOSTASIS OBSERVED BY USE OF ROTEM IN PEDIATRIC TRAUMA PATIENTS.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 47. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Ray, Candice, Reed Kamyszek, Victoria Robinson, Jacob Benton, Harold Leraas, Uttara Nag, Carolyn Foley, et al. “ROTEM IN PEDIATRIC MASSIVE TRANSFUSION COULD LEAD TO BALANCED TRANSFUSION RATIOS AND LOWER MORTALITY.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 47. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2019.

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Haines, Krista, Christopher Reed, Clayton Rust, Amy Alger, Cory Vatsaas, Kelli Brooks, Sean Montgomery, Steven Vaslef, and Suresh Agarwal. “THE SOCIOECONOMIC AND RACIAL DISPARITIES OF PULMONARY COMORBIDITIES IN TRAUMA PATIENTS.” In Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 47. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Tignanelli, Christopher J., Arek J. Wiktor, Cory J. Vatsaas, Gaurav Sachdev, Michael Heung, Pauline K. Park, Krishnan Raghavendran, and Lena M. Napolitano. “Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Severe ARDS Due to Influenza A(H1N1) pdm09 Virus.” Am J Crit Care 27, no. 1 (January 2018): 67–73. https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2018901.

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