Surgery News

Dr. Scott Brakenridge published in JAMA Network Open

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Dr. Scott Brakenridge, Associate Professor, Trauma Burn & Critical Care, published “Evaluation of a Multivalent Transcriptomic Metric for Diagnosing Surgical Sepsis and Estimating Mortality Among Critically Ill Patients” in JAMA Network Open. This research shows a single genomic blood test can accurately diagnose sepsis and predict 30-day mortality in critically ill surgical patients. Dr. Brakenridge…

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Surgery Synopsis | Spring 2022 Newsletter

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 Welcome to the next edition of Surgery Synopsis. We are highlighting the area of Transplant Surgery in this issue. The early part of my career was focused on transplantation; I was recruited to UW to develop general thoracic surgery, but importantly, also to start and lead a new program in lung…

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The Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Claire Buchanan

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Dr. Lorrie Langdale Receives Seattle Surgical Society’s Lifetime Service Award

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Saturday, April 9, 2022— Dr. Lorrie Langdale, Professor & Chief, Section of General Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VA), received the Seattle Surgical Society Lifetime Service Award to recognize and honor her substantial life-long contributions, in service to the health and well-being of citizens of the Pacific Northwest. “It was a tremendous honor…

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