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Publications

Duke Surgery faculty and residents publish more than 500 peer-reviewed research articles each year, including many publications in high impact factor journals.

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Vekstein, Andrew M., and Shu S. Lin. “Commentary: Silent brain lesions after coronary artery bypass grafting-Reexamining the sound of silence.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 161, no. 2 (February 2021): 649–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.134.

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Choi, Ashley Y., Oliver K. Jawitz, Vignesh Raman, Michael S. Mulvihill, Samantha E. Halpern, Yaron D. Barac, Jacob A. Klapper, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Predictors of nonuse of donation after circulatory death lung allografts.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 161, no. 2 (February 2021): 458-466.e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.04.111.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, Benjamin S. Bryner, Jacob Klapper, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Center volume and primary graft dysfunction in patients undergoing lung transplantation in the United States - a cohort study.” Transpl Int 34, no. 1 (January 2021): 194–203. https://doi.org/10.1111/tri.13784.

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Kesseli, S. J., S. E. Halpern, and M. G. Hartwig. “Commentary: Bruised and battered, but not broken—use of lung allografts from donors with chest trauma.” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, January 1, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.11.093.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, Kristen E. Rhodin, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, and Betty C. Tong. “The Effect of Tumor Size and Histologic Findings on Outcomes After Segmentectomy vs Lobectomy for Clinically Node-Negative Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Chest 159, no. 1 (January 2021): 390–400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.06.066.

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Nellis, Joseph R., John C. Haney, and Joseph W. Turek. “Commentary: Repair or replace-Potts shunt versus lung transplantation for refractory pediatric pulmonary hypertension.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, December 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.11.129.

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Contreras, Fabian Jimenez, Oliver K. Jawitz, Vignesh Raman, Ashley Y. Choi, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Jacob A. Klapper. “Dual Procurement of Lung and Heart Allografts Does Not Negatively Affect Lung Transplant Outcomes.” J Surg Res 259 (December 3, 2020): 106–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.11.036.

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