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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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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 35, no. 12 (December 2021): 6539–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-08151-w.

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Grabski, David F., Margaret Ajiko, Peter Kayima, Nensi Ruzgar, David Nyeko, Tamara N. Fitzgerald, Monica Langer, et al. “Access to pediatric surgery delivered by general surgeons and anesthesia providers in Uganda: Results from 2 rural regional hospitals.” Surgery 170, no. 5 (November 2021): 1397–1404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2021.05.007.

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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 38, no. 8 (November 2021): 731–44. https://doi.org/10.1080/08880018.2021.1922557.

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Blakely, Martin L., Jon E. Tyson, Kevin P. Lally, Susan R. Hintz, Barry Eggleston, David K. Stevenson, Gail E. Besner, et al. “Initial Laparotomy Versus Peritoneal Drainage in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants With Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis or Isolated Intestinal Perforation: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial.” Ann Surg 274, no. 4 (October 1, 2021): e370–80. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000005099.

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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, 45:2643–52, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-021-06181-6.

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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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Simmons, Kirsten L., Jason C. Chandrapal, Steven Wolf, Henry E. Rice, Elisabeth E. Tracy, Tamara Fitzgerald, Gina-Maria Pomann, and Jonathan C. Routh. “Open versus minimally-invasive surgical techniques in pediatric renal tumors: A population-level analysis of in-hospital outcomes.” J Pediatr Urol 17, no. 4 (August 2021): 534.e1-534.e7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2021.03.010.

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Cotache-Condor, Cesia F., Katelyn Moody, Tessa Concepcion, Mubarak Mohamed, Shukri Dahir, Edna Adan Ismail, Jonathan Cook, John Will, Henry E. Rice, and Emily R. Smith. “Geospatial analysis of pediatric surgical need and geographical access to care in Somaliland: a cross-sectional study.” Bmj Open 11, no. 7 (July 21, 2021): e042969. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042969.

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