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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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Grant, Christa N., Jennifer Aldrink, Timothy B. Lautz, Elisabeth T. Tracy, Daniel S. Rhee, Reto M. Baertschiger, Roshni Dasgupta, Peter F. Ehrlich, and David A. Rodeberg. “Lymphadenopathy in children: A streamlined approach for the surgeon - A report from the APSA Cancer Committee.” J Pediatr Surg 56, no. 2 (February 2021): 274–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.09.058.

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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 169, no. 2 (February 2021): 311–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2020.09.018.

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Dahir, Shukri, Cesia F. Cotache-Condor, Tessa Concepcion, Mubarak Mohamed, Dan Poenaru, Edna Adan Ismail, Andy J. M. Leather, Henry E. Rice, Emily R. Smith, and Emily R. Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. “Interpreting the Lancet surgical indicators in Somaliland: a cross-sectional study.” Bmj Open 10, no. 12 (December 29, 2020): e042968. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042968.

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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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Farrow, Norma E., Sarah J. Commander, Christopher R. Reed, Jenna L. Mueller, Aryaman Gupta, Amos H. P. Loh, John Sekabira, and Tamara N. Fitzgerald. “Laparoscopic experience and attitudes toward a low-cost laparoscopic system among surgeons in East, Central, and Southern Africa: a survey study.” Surg Endosc, November 17, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-08151-w.

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Gurria, Juan P., Marcus M. Malek, Todd E. Heaton, Alison Gehred, Timothy B. Lautz, Daniel S. Rhee, Elisabeth T. Tracy, et al. “Minimally invasive surgery for abdominal and thoracic neuroblastic tumors: A systematic review by the APSA Cancer committee.” J Pediatr Surg 55, no. 11 (November 2020): 2260–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.02.019.

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Malek, Marcus M., Christopher A. Behr, Jennifer H. Aldrink, Roshni Dasgupta, Todd E. Heaton, Alison Gehred, Timothy B. Lautz, et al. “Minimally invasive surgery for pediatric renal tumors: A systematic review by the APSA Cancer Committee.” J Pediatr Surg 55, no. 11 (November 2020): 2251–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.03.019.

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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.” The Journal of Surgical Research 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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Robinson, Victoria, Meredith A. Achey, Uttara P. Nag, Christopher R. Reed, Kristy S. Pahl, Rachel G. Greenberg, Reese H. Clark, and Elisabeth T. Tracy. “Thrombosis in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit: Analysis of a large national database.” J Thromb Haemost, October 19, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/jth.15144.

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