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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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Commander, Sarah Jane, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Invited Commentary: "Familial Non-Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma in Pediatric Age: Our Surgical Experience.".” World J Surg 45, no. 8 (August 2021): 2480–81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-021-06153-w.

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Tarnasky, Aaron M., Lindsey A. Olivere, Leila Ledbetter, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Examining the Effect of Travel Distance to Pediatric Cancer Centers and Rurality on Survival and Treatment Experiences: A Systematic Review.” J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 43, no. 5 (July 1, 2021): 159–71. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000002095.

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Landrum, Kelsey, Cesia F. Cotache-Condor, Yingling Liu, Paul Truche, Julia Robinson, Nealey Thompson, Ryann Granzin, et al. “Global and regional overview of the inclusion of paediatric surgery in the national health plans of 124 countries: an ecological study.” Bmj Open 11, no. 6 (June 16, 2021): e045981. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045981.

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Truche, Paul, Fabio Botelho, Alexis N. Bowder, Alexander W. Levis, Sarah L. M. Greenberg, Emily Smith, Scott Corlew, et al. “Potentially Avertable Child Mortality Associated with Surgical Workforce Scale-up in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Global Study.” In World J Surg, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-021-06181-6.

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Hall, Bria J., Melany Puente, Angie Aguilar, Isabelle Sico, Monica Orozco Barrios, Sindy Mendez, Joy Noel Baumgartner, et al. “Implementation challenges to patient safety in Guatemala: a mixed methods evaluation.” Bmj Qual Saf, May 26, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-012552.

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Tarnasky, Aaron M., Meredith A. Achey, Luke P. Wachsmuth, Hannah Williamson, Samantha M. Thomas, Sarah Jane Commander, Harold Leraas, Tim Driscoll, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Non-inferiority of fragmented care for high-risk pediatric neuroblastoma patients: a single institution analysis.” Pediatr Hematol Oncol, May 10, 2021, 1–26. https://doi.org/10.1080/08880018.2021.1922557.

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Commander, Sarah Jane, Marcelo Cerullo, Harold J. Leraas, Christopher R. Reed, Meredith A. Achey, Lucas P. Wachsmuth, Gary R. Schooler, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Hepatic vascular malignancies in children are associated with increased rates of surgical resection and improved overall survival compared with adults.” Pediatr Blood Cancer 68, no. 5 (May 2021): e28864. https://doi.org/10.1002/pbc.28864.

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McNee, Madeline A., Daniel A. DeUgarte, J Ted Gerstle, Marilyn W. Butler, Robin Petroze, Ai-Xuan Holterman, Francisca Velcek, Muriel Cleary, Sanjay Krishnaswami, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “The first six years of the APSA Travel Fellowship Program: Impact and lessons learned.” J Pediatr Surg 56, no. 5 (May 2021): 862–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.06.030.

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Fitzgerald, Tamara N., Nyagetuba J. K. Muma, John A. Gallis, Grey Reavis, Alvan Ukachukwu, Emily R. Smith, Osondu Ogbuoji, and Henry E. Rice. “Development of an Interactive Global Surgery Course for Interdisciplinary Learners.” Ann Glob Health 87, no. 1 (March 31, 2021): 33. https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.3178.

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