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Utilization of Age-Adjusted Shock Index in a Resource-Strained Setting.

J Pediatr Surg 2019 Aug 30. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; Division of Pediatric Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.08.021DOI 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

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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4677-8DOI Listing
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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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00396060183033
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2018.05.061DOI Listing
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://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-017-0141-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5504840PMC
September 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

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

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

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

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

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4119125PMC
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-2026-5DOI Listing
July 2013

Acute appendicitis in a developing country.

World J Surg 2012 Sep;36(9):2068-73

Department of General Surgery, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-012-1626-9DOI Listing
September 2012