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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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Welsh, Leonard K., Andrew R. Luhrs, Gerardo Davalos, Ramon Diaz, Andres Narvaez, Juan Esteban Perez, Reginald Lerebours, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, Dana D. Portenier, and Alfredo D. Guerron. “Racial Disparities in Bariatric Surgery Complications and Mortality Using the MBSAQIP Data Registry.” Obes Surg 30, no. 8 (August 2020): 3099–3110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-020-04657-3.

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Guerron, Alfredo D., Juan Esteban Perez, Thomas Risoli, Hui-Jie Lee, Dana Portenier, and Leonor Corsino. “Performance and improvement of the DiaRem score in diabetes remission prediction: a study with diverse procedure types.” Surg Obes Relat Dis, May 23, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2020.05.010.

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Luhrs, Andrew R., Gerardo Davalos, Reginald Lerebours, Jin Yoo, Chan Park, Lawrence Tabone, Philip Omotosho, Alfonso Torquati, Dana Portenier, and Alfredo D. Guerron. “Determining changes in bone metabolism after bariatric surgery in postmenopausal women.” Surg Endosc 34, no. 4 (April 2020): 1754–60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-06922-8.

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Narvaez C, Andres, Camila Ortega, Gerardo Davalos, L Kasey Welsh, Ramon Diaz Jara, Juan Esteban Perez, Jana Chtchetinin, et al. “Scars Matter: The Importance of Incision Decisions in Bariatric Patients.” Obes Surg 30, no. 4 (April 2020): 1611–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-019-04251-2.

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Diaz, Ramon, Leonard K. Welsh, Juan Esteban Perez, Andres Narvaez, Gerardo Davalos, Dana Portenier, and A Daniel Guerron. “Endoscopic septotomy as a treatment for leaks after sleeve gastrectomy: Meeting presentations: Digestive Disease Week 2019.” Endoscopy International Open 8, no. 1 (January 8, 2020): E70–75. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1027-6888.

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Tangalakis, Laurel L., Lawrence Tabone, Anna Spagnoli, Mike Muehlbauer, Philip Omotosho, and Alfonso Torquati. “Effects of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass on Osteoclast Activity and Bone Density in Morbidly Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.” Obes Surg 30, no. 1 (January 2020): 290–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-019-04154-2.

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