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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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Kakembo, Nasser, Martin Situma, Hannah Williamson, Phyllis Kisa, Moses Kamya, Doruk Ozgediz, John Sekabira, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Ugandan Medical Student Career Choices Relate to Foreign Funding Priorities.” World J Surg 44, no. 12 (December 2020): 3975–85. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-020-05756-z.

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Arivoli, Muthukurisil, Arushi Biswas, Nolan Burroughs, Patrick Wilson, Caroline Salzman, Nasser Kakembo, Julius Mugaga, Robert T. Ssekitoleko, Ann Saterbak, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Multidisciplinary Development of a Low-Cost Gastroschisis Silo for Use in Sub-Saharan Africa.” J Surg Res 255 (November 2020): 565–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.037.

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Commander, Sarah Jane, Danielle Ellis, Hannah Williamson, Dave Grabski, Aminata Yandeh Sallah, Milliard Derbew, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Predictors of Burnout and Depression in Surgeons Practicing in East, Central, and Southern Africa.” J Surg Res 255 (November 2020): 536–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.04.038.

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Commander, Sarah Jane, Danielle Ellis, Hannah Williamson, Felix Oyania, Comfart Ruhigwa, Martin Situma, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Social and financial barriers may contribute to a "hidden mortality" in Uganda for children with congenital anomalies.” Surgery, October 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2020.09.018.

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Ellis, Danielle, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Invited Commentary: Clinical Assessment of Pediatric Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: A 30-Year Experience at the Single Institution.” World J Surg 44, no. 10 (October 2020): 3393–94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-020-05641-9.

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Rhee, Daniel S., David A. Rodeberg, Reto M. Baertschiger, Jennifer H. Aldrink, Timothy B. Lautz, Christa Grant, Rebecka L. Meyers, et al. “Update on pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the APSA Cancer Committee.” J Pediatr Surg 55, no. 10 (October 2020): 1987–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.06.015.

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Reed, Christopher R., Desiree Bonadonna, Jeffrey Everitt, Victoria Robinson, James Otto, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Coagulopathy Characterized by Rotational Thromboelastometry in a Porcine Pediatric ECMO Model.” J Extra Corpor Technol 52, no. 3 (September 2020): 203–11. https://doi.org/10.1182/ject-2000011.

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Harris, Courtney J., Alicia M. Waters, Elisabeth T. Tracy, Emily Christison-Lagay, Reto M. Baertshiger, Peter Ehrlich, Shahab Abdessalam, et al. “Precision oncology: A primer for pediatric surgeons from the APSA cancer committee.” J Pediatr Surg 55, no. 9 (September 2020): 1706–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.017.

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Commander, Sarah Jane, Jamie Gao, Erin K. Zinkhan, Gloria Heresi, Sherry E. Courtney, Adrian P. Lavery, Paula Delmore, et al. “Safety of Metronidazole in Late Pre-term and Term Infants with Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections.” Pediatr Infect Dis J 39, no. 9 (September 2020): e245–48. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002698.

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Aldrink, Jennifer H., Stephanie Polites, Timothy B. Lautz, Marcus M. Malek, Daniel Rhee, Jennifer Bruny, Emily R. Christison-Lagay, et al. “What's new in pediatric melanoma: An update from the APSA cancer committee.” J Pediatr Surg 55, no. 9 (September 2020): 1714–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.09.036.

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