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Analysis of Surgical Adverse Events at a Major University Hospital in South Africa.

World J Surg 2019 Sep;43(9):2117-2122

Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-019-05008-9DOI Listing
September 2019

Developing a blueprint for a civilian-military collaborative program in trauma training for Northern European countries: A South African experience.

Injury 2019 Aug 1. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Department of Surgery, Alrijne Hospital, Leiderdorp, the Netherlands; Division of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands; Trauma Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Defence Healthcare Organization, Ministry of Defence, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2019.07.034DOI Listing
August 2019

Surgical Considerations for Pediatric Snake Bites in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

World J Surg 2019 07;43(7):1636-1643

Department of Surgery, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Complex, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-019-04953-9DOI Listing
July 2019

Physiological parameters for Prognosis in Abdominal Sepsis (PIPAS) Study: a WSES observational study.

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Fikri M Abu-Zidan Francesco M Labricciosa Yoram Kluger Federico Coccolini Luca Ansaloni Ari Leppäniemi Andrew W Kirkpatrick Matti Tolonen Cristian Tranà Jean-Marc Regimbeau Timothy Hardcastle Renol M Koshy Ashraf Abbas Ulaş Aday A R K Adesunkanmi Adesina Ajibade Lali Akhmeteli Emrah Akın Nezih Akkapulu Alhenouf Alotaibi Fatih Altintoprak Dimitrios Anyfantakis Boyko Atanasov Goran Augustin Constança Azevedo Miklosh Bala Dimitrios Balalis Oussama Baraket Suman Baral Or Barkai Marcelo Beltran Roberto Bini Konstantinos Bouliaris Ana B Caballero Valentin Calu Marco Catani Marco Ceresoli Vasileios Charalampakis Asri Che Jusoh Massimo Chiarugi Nicola Cillara Raquel Cobos Cuesta Luigi Cobuccio Gianfranco Cocorullo Elif Colak Luigi Conti Yunfeng Cui Belinda De Simone Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Demetrios Demetriades Ana Dimova Agron Dogjani Mushira Enani Federica Farina Francesco Ferrara Domitilla Foghetti Tommaso Fontana Gustavo P Fraga Mahir Gachabayov Grelpois Gérard Wagih Ghnnam Teresa Giménez Maurel Georgios Gkiokas Carlos A Gomes Ali Guner Sanjay Gupta Andreas Hecker Elcio S Hirano Adrien Hodonou Martin Hutan Igor Ilaschuk Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Georgy Ivakhov Sumita Jain Mantas Jokubauskas Aleksandar Karamarkovic Robin Kaushik Jakub Kenig Vladimir Khokha Denis Khokha Jae Il Kim Victor Kong Dimitris Korkolis Vitor F Kruger Ashok Kshirsagar Romeo Lages Simões Andrea Lanaia Konstantinos Lasithiotakis Pedro Leão Miguel León Arellano Holger Listle Andrey Litvin Aintzane Lizarazu Pérez Eudaldo Lopez-Tomassetti Fernandez Eftychios Lostoridis Davide Luppi Gustavo M Machain V Piotr Major Dimitrios Manatakis Marianne Marchini Reitz Athanasios Marinis Daniele Marrelli Aleix Martínez-Pérez Sanjay Marwah Michael McFarlane Mirza Mesic Cristian Mesina Nickos Michalopoulos Evangelos Misiakos Felipe Gonçalves Moreira Ouadii Mouaqit Ali Muhtaroglu Noel Naidoo Ionut Negoi Zane Nikitina Ioannis Nikolopoulos Gabriela-Elisa Nita Savino Occhionorelli Iyiade Olaoye Carlos A Ordoñez Zeynep Ozkan Ajay Pal Gian M Palini Kyriaki Papageorgiou Dimitris Papagoras Francesco Pata Michał Pędziwiatr Jorge Pereira Gerson A Pereira Junior Gennaro Perrone Tadeja Pintar Magdalena Pisarska Oleksandr Plehutsa Mauro Podda Gaetano Poillucci Martha Quiodettis Tuba Rahim Daniel Rios-Cruz Gabriel Rodrigues Dmytry Rozov Boris Sakakushev Ibrahima Sall Alexander Sazhin Miguel Semião Taanya Sharda Vishal Shelat Giovanni Sinibaldi Dmitrijs Skicko Matej Skrovina Dimitrios Stamatiou Marco Stella Marcin Strzałka Ruslan Sydorchuk Ricardo A Teixeira Gonsaga Joel Noutakdie Tochie Gia Tomadze Lara Ugoletti Jan Ulrych Toomas Ümarik Mustafa Y Uzunoglu Alin Vasilescu Osborne Vaz Andras Vereczkei Nutu Vlad Maciej Walędziak Ali I Yahya Omer Yalkin Tonguç U Yilmaz Ali Ekrem Ünal Kuo-Ching Yuan Sanoop K Zachariah Justas Žilinskas Maurizio Zizzo Vittoria Pattonieri Gian Luca Baiocchi Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2019 15;14:34. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

153Emergency Surgery Department, Maggiore Parma Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-019-0253-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6631509PMC
July 2019

The spectrum of injuries resulting from abdominal stab wounds with isolated omental evisceration: A South African experience.

Am J Surg 2019 Apr 15;217(4):653-657. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.06.003DOI Listing
April 2019

Laparotomy for organ evisceration from abdominal stab wounds: A South African experience.

Injury 2019 Jan 7;50(1):156-159. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.08.003DOI Listing
January 2019

Defining an intra-operative blunt mesenteric injury grading system and its use as a tool for surgical-decision making.

Injury 2019 Jan 22;50(1):27-32. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.08.014DOI Listing
January 2019

Routine cervical spine immobilisation is unnecessary in patients with isolated cerebral gunshot wounds: A South African experience.

Emerg Med Australas 2018 12 25;30(6):773-776. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12985DOI Listing
December 2018

Acute Kidney Injury on Presentation to a Major Trauma Service is Associated with Poor Outcomes.

J Surg Res 2018 12 19;232:376-382. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Department of Surgery, Pietermartizburg, School of Clinical Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.06.069DOI Listing
December 2018

Spectrum of injuries resulting from gunshot wounds in car hijacking: a South African experience.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2018 30;3(1):e000260. Epub 2018 Dec 30.

Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6326356PMC
December 2018

Pediatric Appendicitis Severity in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis.

World J Surg 2018 11;42(11):3785-3791

Department of Surgery, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Complex, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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November 2018

Validation of the AAST EGS grading system for perforated peptic ulcer disease.

Surgery 2018 10 4;164(4):738-745. Epub 2018 Aug 4.

Department of Surgery, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Complex, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Electronic address:

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October 2018

The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections.

World J Emerg Surg 2017 10;12:29. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Department of Emergency Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5504840PMC
September 2018

Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW).

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Gian L Baiocchi Salomone Di Saverio Francesco Ferrara Francesco M Labricciosa Luca Ansaloni Federico Coccolini Deepak Vijayan Ashraf Abbas Hariscine K Abongwa John Agboola Adamu Ahmed Lali Akhmeteli Nezih Akkapulu Seckin Akkucuk Fatih Altintoprak Aurelia L Andreiev Dimitrios Anyfantakis Boiko Atanasov Miklosh Bala Dimitrios Balalis Oussama Baraket Giovanni Bellanova Marcelo Beltran Renato Bessa Melo Roberto Bini Konstantinos Bouliaris Daniele Brunelli Adrian Castillo Marco Catani Asri Che Jusoh Alain Chichom-Mefire Gianfranco Cocorullo Raul Coimbra Elif Colak Silvia Costa Koray Das Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Isidoro Di Carlo Nadezda Kiseleva Tamer El Zalabany Mario Faro Margarida Ferreira Gustavo P Fraga Mahir Gachabayov Wagih M Ghnnam Teresa Giménez Maurel Georgios Gkiokas Carlos A Gomes Ewen Griffiths Ali Guner Sanjay Gupta Andreas Hecker Elcio S Hirano Adrien Hodonou Martin Hutan Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Georgy Ivakhov Sumita Jain Mantas Jokubauskas Aleksandar Karamarkovic Saila Kauhanen Robin Kaushik Alfie Kavalakat Jakub Kenig Vladimir Khokha Desmond Khor Dennis Kim Jae I Kim Victor Kong Konstantinos Lasithiotakis Pedro Leão Miguel Leon Andrey Litvin Varut Lohsiriwat Eudaldo López-Tomassetti Fernandez Eftychios Lostoridis James Maciel Piotr Major Ana Dimova Dimitrios Manatakis Athanasio Marinis Aleix Martinez-Perez Sanjay Marwah Michael McFarlane Cristian Mesina Michał Pędziwiatr Nickos Michalopoulos Evangelos Misiakos Ali Mohamedahmed Radu Moldovanu Giulia Montori Raghuveer Mysore Narayana Ionut Negoi Ioannis Nikolopoulos Giuseppe Novelli Viktors Novikovs Iyiade Olaoye Abdelkarim Omari Carlos A Ordoñez Mouaqit Ouadii Zeynep Ozkan Ajay Pal Gian M Palini Lars I Partecke Francesco Pata Michał Pędziwiatr Gerson A Pereira Júnior Tadeja Pintar Magdalena Pisarska Cesar F Ploneda-Valencia Konstantinos Pouggouras Vinod Prabhu Padmakumar Ramakrishnapillai Jean-Marc Regimbeau Marianne Reitz Daniel Rios-Cruz Sten Saar Boris Sakakushev Charalampos Seretis Alexander Sazhin Vishal Shelat Matej Skrovina Dmitry Smirnov Charalampos Spyropoulos Marcin Strzałka Peep Talving Ricardo A Teixeira Gonsaga George Theobald Gia Tomadze Myftar Torba Cristian Tranà Jan Ulrych Mustafa Y Uzunoğlu Alin Vasilescu Savino Occhionorelli Aurélien Venara Andras Vereczkei Nereo Vettoretto Nutu Vlad Maciej Walędziak Tonguç U Yilmaz Kuo-Ching Yuan Cui Yunfeng Justas Zilinskas Gérard Grelpois Fausto Catena

World J Emerg Surg 2018 16;13:19. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

8Emergency Surgery, Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0179-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902943PMC
September 2018

Contrast-induced nephropathy following CT scan for trauma is not rare and is associated with increased mortality in South African trauma patients.

Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2018 Sep 18. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00068-018-1008-6DOI Listing
September 2018

Vital sign based shock scores are poor at triaging South African trauma patients.

Am J Surg 2018 08 30;216(2):235-239. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa; Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.07.025DOI Listing
August 2018

Appendicitis: Rural Patient Status is Associated with Increased Duration of Prehospital Symptoms and Worse Outcomes in High- and Low-Middle-Income Countries.

World J Surg 2018 06;42(6):1573-1580

Division of Trauma Critical Care and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4344-5DOI Listing
June 2018

Management of intra-abdominal vascular injury in trauma laparotomy: a South African experience.

Can J Surg 2018 06;61(3):158-164

From the Department of General Surgery, Wessex Deanery, Wessex, United Kingdom (Weale); Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa (Kong, Manchev, Bekker, Oosthuizen, Laing, Bruce, Clarke); the School of Nursing and Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa (Brysiewicz); and the Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (Clarke).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5973903PMC
June 2018

Ethics of Burn Wound Care in a Low-Middle Income Country.

AMA J Ethics 2018 Jun 1;20(1):575-580. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

An associate professor of general surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a full professor and general surgical consultant at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.6.msoc1-1806DOI Listing
June 2018

Management of intra-abdominal vascular injury in trauma laparotomy: a South African experience.

Can J Surg 2018 Apr 1;61(3):9717. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

From the Department of General Surgery, Wessex Deanery, Wessex, United Kingdom (Weale); Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa (Kong, Manchev, Bekker, Oosthuizen, Laing, Bruce, Clarke); the School of Nursing and Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa (Brysiewicz); and the Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (Clarke).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.009717DOI Listing
April 2018

External Validation of a Tube Thoracostomy Complication Classification System.

World J Surg 2018 03;42(3):736-741

Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4260-8DOI Listing
March 2018

The effect of the quality of vital sign recording on clinical decision making in a regional acute care trauma ward.

Chin J Traumatol 2017 Oct 5;20(5):283-287. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

School of Nursing & Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjtee.2016.11.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831238PMC
October 2017

Increased anatomic severity in appendicitis is associated with outcomes in a South African population.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 07;83(1):175-181

From the Division of Trauma Critical Care and General Surgery (M.C.H., J.M.A., S.F.P., M.D.Z.), Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Department of Surgery (V.Y.K., J.L.B., G.L.L., D.L.C.), Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Complex, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa; and Biomedical Engineering and Physiology (J.M.A.), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001422DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5478458PMC
July 2017

The effect of HIV status on clinical outcomes of surgical sepsis in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

S Afr Med J 2017 Jul 28;107(8):702-705. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg; Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Surgical Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i8.12045DOI Listing
July 2017

Civilian cerebral gunshot wounds: a South African experience.

ANZ J Surg 2017 Mar 21;87(3):186-189. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.13846DOI Listing
March 2017

Isolated free intra-abdominal fluid on CT in blunt trauma: The continued diagnostic dilemma.

Chin J Traumatol 2015 ;18(6):357-9

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjtee.2015.05.004DOI Listing
December 2016

Analysis of 5 years of morbidity and mortality conferences in a metropolitan South African trauma service.

S Afr Med J 2016 Jun 17;106(7):695-8. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i7.10549DOI Listing
June 2016

Correlation between ATLS training and junior doctors' anatomical knowledge of intercostal chest drain insertion.

J Surg Educ 2015 Jul-Aug;72(4):600-5. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2015.01.022DOI Listing
March 2016

Global validation of the WSES Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective multicentre study (WISS Study).

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Fikri M Abu-Zidan Fausto Catena Ewen A Griffiths Salomone Di Saverio Raul Coimbra Carlos A Ordoñez Ari Leppaniemi Gustavo P Fraga Federico Coccolini Ferdinando Agresta Asrhaf Abbas Saleh Abdel Kader John Agboola Adamu Amhed Adesina Ajibade Seckin Akkucuk Bandar Alharthi Dimitrios Anyfantakis Goran Augustin Gianluca Baiocchi Miklosh Bala Oussama Baraket Savas Bayrak Giovanni Bellanova Marcelo A Beltràn Roberto Bini Matthew Boal Andrey V Borodach Konstantinos Bouliaris Frederic Branger Daniele Brunelli Marco Catani Asri Che Jusoh Alain Chichom-Mefire Gianfranco Cocorullo Elif Colak David Costa Silvia Costa Yunfeng Cui Geanina Loredana Curca Terry Curry Koray Das Samir Delibegovic Zaza Demetrashvili Isidoro Di Carlo Nadezda Drozdova Tamer El Zalabany Mushira Abdulaziz Enani Mario Faro Mahir Gachabayov Teresa Giménez Maurel Georgios Gkiokas Carlos Augusto Gomes Ricardo Alessandro Teixeira Gonsaga Gianluca Guercioni Ali Guner Sanjay Gupta Sandra Gutierrez Martin Hutan Orestis Ioannidis Arda Isik Yoshimitsu Izawa Sumita A Jain Mantas Jokubauskas Aleksandar Karamarkovic Saila Kauhanen Robin Kaushik Jakub Kenig Vladimir Khokha Jae Il Kim Victor Kong Renol Koshy Avidyl Krasniqi Ashok Kshirsagar Zygimantas Kuliesius Konstantinos Lasithiotakis Pedro Leão Jae Gil Lee Miguel Leon Aintzane Lizarazu Pérez Varut Lohsiriwat Eudaldo López-Tomassetti Fernandez Eftychios Lostoridis Raghuveer Mn Piotr Major Athanasios Marinis Daniele Marrelli Aleix Martinez-Perez Sanjay Marwah Michael McFarlane Renato Bessa Melo Cristian Mesina Nick Michalopoulos Radu Moldovanu Ouadii Mouaqit Akutu Munyika Ionut Negoi Ioannis Nikolopoulos Gabriela Elisa Nita Iyiade Olaoye Abdelkarim Omari Paola Rodríguez Ossa Zeynep Ozkan Ramakrishnapillai Padmakumar Francesco Pata Gerson Alves Pereira Junior Jorge Pereira Tadeja Pintar Konstantinos Pouggouras Vinod Prabhu Stefano Rausei Miran Rems Daniel Rios-Cruz Boris Sakakushev Maria Luisa Sánchez de Molina Charampolos Seretis Vishal Shelat Romeo Lages Simões Giovanni Sinibaldi Matej Skrovina Dmitry Smirnov Charalampos Spyropoulos Jaan Tepp Tugan Tezcaner Matti Tolonen Myftar Torba Jan Ulrych Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu David van Dellen Gabrielle H van Ramshorst Giorgio Vasquez Aurélien Venara Andras Vereczkei Nereo Vettoretto Nutu Vlad Sanjay Kumar Yadav Tonguç Utku Yilmaz Kuo-Ching Yuan Sanoop Koshy Zachariah Maurice Zida Justas Zilinskas Luca Ansaloni

World J Emerg Surg 2015 16;10:61. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

General and Emergency Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4681030PMC
December 2015

Selective non-operative management of stab wounds to the posterior abdomen is safe: the Pietermaritzburg experience.

Injury 2015 Sep 15;46(9):1753-8. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.01.004DOI Listing
September 2015

Prophylactic antibiotics for tube thoracostomy may not be appropriate in the developing world setting.

Injury 2015 May 22;46(5):814-6. Epub 2015 Jan 22.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.01.030DOI Listing
May 2015

A proposal for a CT driven classification of left colon acute diverticulitis.

World J Emerg Surg 2015 19;10. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Emergency Department, Maggiore University Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1749-7922-10-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429354PMC
May 2015

Penetrating cardiac injuries and the evolving management algorithm in the current era.

J Surg Res 2015 Feb 28;193(2):926-32. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2014.09.027DOI Listing
February 2015

What is the yield of routine chest radiography following tube thoracostomy for trauma?

Injury 2015 Jan 23;46(1):45-8. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg 3216, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.06.015DOI Listing
January 2015

The selective conservative management of penetrating thoracic trauma is still appropriate in the current era.

Injury 2015 Jan 19;46(1):49-53. Epub 2014 Jul 19.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg 3216, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.07.011DOI Listing
January 2015

The spectrum of visceral injuries secondary to misplaced intercostal chest drains: experience from a high volume trauma service in South Africa.

Injury 2014 Sep 21;45(9):1435-9. Epub 2014 May 21.

Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg 3216, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.05.013DOI Listing
September 2014

Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study.

World J Emerg Surg 2014 14;9:37. Epub 2014 May 14.

Department of Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4039043PMC
August 2014

The accuracy of the Alvarado score in predicting acute appendicitis in the black South African population needs to be validated.

Can J Surg 2014 Aug;57(4):E121-5

The Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.023013DOI Listing
August 2014

Introducing video-assisted thoracoscopy for trauma into a South African township hospital.

World J Surg 2013 Jul;37(7):1652-5

Edendale Hospital, University of KwaZulu Natal, Private Bag X9001, Pietermaritzburg 3200, South Africa.

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