Feature Stories

Here we share feature stories of the department's efforts and achievements throughout the year, looking deep into the cutting-edge research, educational advancements, and patient care breakthroughs performed by Duke Surgery faculty, trainees, and staff.
By Shantell M. Kirkendoll, Senior Writer

Nearly 43,000 people died of gunshot wounds in the United States last year. But measuring gun violence by deaths alone misses the bigger picture: most people who are shot manage to survive their wounds.