UW PROGRESS Publications

  1. Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Otupiri E, Mehta K, Donkor P, Mock C. Incidence of childhood injuries and modifiable household risk factors in rural Ghana: a multistage, cluster-randomised, population-based, household survey. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 23;11(7):e039243.
  2. Wild H, Stewart BT, LeBoa C, Stave CD, Wren SM. Pediatric casualties in contemporary armed conflict: A systematic review to inform standardized reporting. Injury. 2021 Jul;52(7):1748-1756.
  3. Hollis SM, Amato SS, Bulger E, Mock C, Reynolds T, Stewart BT. Tracking global development assistance for trauma care: A call for advocacy and action. J Glob Health. 2021 Mar 27;11:04007
  4. Kazerooni Y, Mishra B, Gibran N, Adu E, Clarke D, Pham T, Stewart BT. A systematic review and comprehensive legislative framework to address chemical assault globally. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Nov 20;35(9):1188-1207. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa031. PMID: 33450768.
  5. Roberson JL, Pham J, Shen J, Stewart K, Hoyte-Williams PE, Mehta K, Rai S, Pedraza JM, Allorto N, Pham TN, Stewart BT. Lessons Learned from Implementation and Management of Skin Allograft Banking Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Jun 6:iraa093. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/iraa093. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32504535.
  6. Wren SM, Wild HB, Gurney J, Amirtharajah M, Brown ZW, Bulger EM, Burkle FM Jr, Elster EA, Forrester JD, Garber K, Gosselin RA, Groen RS, Hsin G, Joshipura M, Kushner AL, Norton I, Osmers I, Pagano H, Razek T, Sáenz-Terrazas JM, Schussler L, Stewart BT, Traboulsi AA, Trelles M, Troke J, VanFosson CA, Wise PH. A Consensus Framework for the Humanitarian Surgical Response to Armed Conflict in 21st Century Warfare. JAMA Surg. 2019 Nov 13;155(2):114–21. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4547. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31722004; PMCID: PMC6865259.
  7. Gyedu A, Stewart B, Gaskill C, Donkor P, Quansah R, Mock C. Benchmarking Global Trauma Care: Defining the Unmet Need for Trauma Surgery in Ghana. J Surg Res. 2020 Mar;247:280-286. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.10.013. Epub 2019 Nov 2. PMID: 31690530; PMCID: PMC7028509.
  8. Stewart B, Hollis S, Amato SS, Bulger E, Mock C, Reynolds T. Trauma care and development assistance: opportunities to reduce the burden of injury and strengthen health systems. Bull World Health Organ. 2019 May 1;97(5):371-373. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.213074. Epub 2019 Apr 1. PMID: 31551634; PMCID: PMC6747027.
  9. Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Gaskill C, Boakye G, Quansah R, Donkor P, Volmink J, Mock C. Exploring the Relationship Between Surgical Capacity and Output in Ghana: Current Capacity Assessments May Not Tell the Whole Story. World J Surg. 2018 Oct;42(10):3065-3074. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4589-7. PMID: 29536141; PMCID: PMC6543845.
  10. Gyedu A, Stewart B, Gaskill C, Boakye G, Appiah-Denkyira E, Donkor P, Maier R, Quansah R, Mock C. Improving Benchmarks for Global Surgery: Nationwide Enumeration of Operations Performed in Ghana. Ann Surg. 2018 Aug;268(2):282-288. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002457. PMID: 28806300; PMCID: PMC6604605.
  11. Gyedu A, Boakye G, Dally CK, Agbeko AE, Abantanga FA, Kushner AL, Stewart BT. Assessment of Barriers to Essential Surgical Care in Two Communities in the Upper West Region, Ghana. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017;28(1):175-190. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0016. PMID: 28238995.
  12. Stewart BT, Tansley G, Gyedu A, Ofosu A, Donkor P, Appiah-Denkyira E, Quansah R, Clarke DL, Volmink J, Mock C. Mapping Population-Level Spatial Access to Essential Surgical Care in Ghana Using Availability of Bellwether Procedures. JAMA Surg. 2016 Aug 17;151(8):e161239. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.1239. Epub 2016 Aug 17. PMID: 27331865; PMCID: PMC5577012.
  13. Stewart BT, Carlson L, Hatcher KW, Sengupta A, Vander Burg R. Estimate of Unmet Need for Cleft Lip and/or Palate Surgery in India. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Sep 1;18(5):354-61. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0474. PMID: 27281157.
  14. Trelles M, Stewart BT, Kushner AL. Attacks on civilians and hospitals must stop. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 May;4(5):e298-9. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)00070-X. Epub 2016 Mar 21. PMID: 27012677.
  15. Stewart BT, Lafta R, Esa Al Shatari SA, Cherewick M, Burnham G, Hagopian A, Galway LP, Kushner AL. Burns in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: Results of a randomized household cluster survey. Burns. 2016 Feb;42(1):48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2015.10.002. Epub 2015 Oct 31. PMID: 26526376; PMCID: PMC4724468.
  16. Stewart BT, Quansah R, Gyedu A, Boakye G, Abantanga F, Ankomah J, Donkor P, Mock C. Serial Assessment of Trauma Care Capacity in Ghana in 2004 and 2014. JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb;151(2):164-71. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3648. PMID: 26502036.
  17. Maine RG, Palacios JH, Hoffman WY; Corlew DS; Gregory GA. Comparison of Long-term Outcomes of Palatoplasties by International and Local Surgeons on Surgical Missions in Ecuador to those at a US Craniofacial Center. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2012 Feb;129(2):319e-326e.
  18. Patel PB; Hoyler M; Maine RG, Hughes CD, Hagander L, Meara JG. An opportunity for diagonal development in global surgery: cleft lip and palate care in resource-limited settings. Plastic surgery international, 2012.
  19. Chu K; Maine R; Trelles M. "Cesarean Section Surgical Site Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multi-Country Study from Medecins Sans Frontieres." World journal of surgery (2014): 1-6.
  20. Chao TE; Mandigo M; Opoku-Anane J; & Maine RG. (2015). Systematic review of laparoscopic surgery in low-and middle-income countries: benefits, challenges, and strategies. Surg Endosc. 2016 Jan;30(1):1-10
  21. Linden, AF,* Maine, RG*, Hedt-Gauthier, BL, Kamanzi, E, Gauvey-Kern, K, Mody, G, Ntakiyiruta, G, Kansayisa, G, Ntaganda, E, Niyonkuru, F and Mubiligi, J, Mpunga T, Meara JG, Riviello R. Validation of a community-based survey assessing nonobstetric surgical conditions in Burera District, Rwanda. Surgery. 2016 Apr;159(4):1217-26
  22. Murhirval E, Habiyakare C, Hedt-Gautheri BL, Odhiambo J, Maine R, Gupta N, Toma G, Nkurunziza T, Mpunga T, Mukankusi J, Riviello R. Non-obstetric surgical care at three rural district hospitals in Rwanda: more human capacity and surgical equipment may increase operative care. World Journal of Surgery, 40(9), 2109-2116.
  23. Enumah S, Scott J, Maine R, Uwitonze E, Nyinawankusi J, Riviello R, Byiringiro J, Kabagema I, Jayaraman S. Rwanda’s model prehospital emergency care service: a two-year review of patient demographics and injury patterns in Kigali. Prehospital and disaster medicine 31.6 (2016): 614-620.
  24. Nkurunziza T, Toma G, Odhiambo J, Maine R, Riviello R, Gupta N, Habiyakare C, Mpunga T, Bonane A, Hedt-Gauthier B. Referral patterns and predictors of referral delays for patients with traumatic injuries in rural Rwanda. Surgery 160.6 (2016): 1636-1644.
  25. Daniels KM, Yang Yu E, Maine RG, Heng Y, Yang L, Shi B, Corlew DS, Hoffman WY, Gregory GA. Palatal Fistula Risk after Primary Palatoplasty: A Retrospective Comparison of a Humanitarian Organization and Tertiary Hospitals. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Jul;55(6):807-813. Epub 2018 Feb 22.
  26. Scott JW, Nyinawankusi JDA, Enumah S, Maine RG, Uwitonze E, Hu Y, Kabagema I, Byiringiro JC, Riviello R, Jayaraman S. Improving Prehospital Trauma Care in Rwanda Through Continuous Quality Improvement: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Injury , 2017, 48(7): 1376-1381.
  27. Maine, R.G.*, Linden, A.F., Riviello, R., Kamanzi, E., Mody, G.N., Ntakiyiruta, G., Kansayisa, G., Ntaganda, E., Niyonkuru, F., Mubiligi, J.M. and Mpunga, T., 2017. Prevalence of untreated surgical conditions in rural Rwanda: a population-based cross-sectional study in Burera District. JAMA surgery, 152(12), (2017)pp.e174013-e174013.
  28. Markey J, Maine R, Daniels K, Yu EY, Gregory G, Hoffman W, Palacios J. Otologic disease following palatoplasty in international cleft palate cohort. Cleft palate craniofacial journal, 2018, Feb 55(2), 162-167.
  29. Ruhumuriza J, Odhiambo J, Riviello R, Lin Y, Nkurunziza T, Shrime M, Maine R, Omondi JM, Mpirimbanyi C, Sebakarane JP, Hagugimana P, Rusangwa C, Hedt-Gauthier B. 2018 Assessing the cost of laparotomy at a rural district hospital in Rwanda using time-driven activity-based costing. BJS Open; 2: 25-33.
  30. Reid, T.D., Wren, S.M., Grudziak, J., Maine, R., Kajombo, C. and Charles, A.G., 2019. Sex Disparities in Access to Surgical Care at a Single Institution in Malawi. World journal of surgery, Jan;43(1):60-66.
  31. Maine RG, Williams B, Kincaid J, Mulima G, Varela C, Gallaher J, Reid T, Charles A. Interpersonal Violence in Peacetime Malawi. Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Open, 2018 Dec 27;3(1):e000252
  32. Reid, T., Grudziak, J., Rodriguez-Ormaza, N., Maine, R.G., Msiska, N., Quinsey, C. and Charles, A. Complications and 3-month outcomes of children with hydrocephalus treated with ventriculoperitoneal shunts in Malawi. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 2019 1(aop), pp.1-8.
  33. Maine RG, Kajombo C, Purcell L, Gallaher JR, Reid TD, Charles AG. Effect of in‐hospital delays on surgical mortality for emergency general surgery conditions at a tertiary hospital in Malawi. BJS Open. 2019 Jun;3(3):367-375
  34. Rosenbaum AJ, Maine RG. Improving Access to Laparoscopy in Low-Resource Settings. Ann Glob Health. 2019 Aug 19;85(1).
  35. Gallaher, J., Jefferson, M., Varela, C., Maine, R., Cairns, B. and Charles, A.. The Malawi trauma score: a model for predicting trauma-associated mortality in a resource-poor setting. Injury. 2019 Sept; 50(9), pp.1552-1557.
  36. Gallaher JR, Varela C, Purcell LN, Maine R, Charles A. Diurnal variation in trauma mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: A proxy for health care system maturity. Injury. 2020 Jan 1;51(1):97-102.
  37. Maine RG, Kajombo C, Mulima G, Kincaid J, Purcell L, Gallaher JR, Reid TD, Charles AG. Secondary overtriage of trauma patients to a central hospital in Malawi. World journal of surgery. 2020 Feb 25:1-9.
  38. Purcell LN, Tignanelli CJ, Maine R, Charles A. Predictors of Change in Code Status from Time of Admission to Death in Critically Ill Surgical Patients. The American Surgeon. 2020 Mar 1;86(3):237-44.
  39. Youngblood VM, Nyirenda R, Nyasosela R, Zuze T, Yang Y, Kudowa E, Moses A, Kincaid J, Kajombo C, Kampani C, Chimzimu F, Mulenga M, Chillma C, Ellis GK, Segun R, Chagomerana M, Maine R, Jordan S, Charles A, Lee C, Gopal S Tomoka T. Outcomes and prognostic factors for women with breast cancer in Malawi. Cancer Causes & Control. 2020 Mar 2:1-0.
  40. Purcell, L.N., Reiss, R., Mabedi, C., Gallaher, J., Maine, R. and Charles, A., 2020. Characteristics of intestinal volvulus and risk of mortality in Malawi. World journal of surgery, pp.1-7.
  41. Purcell LN, Ellis D, Reid T, Mabedi C, Maine R, Charles A. In-home interpersonal violence: Sex based prevalence and outcomes. Afr J Emerg Med. 2021 Mar;11(1):93-97. doi: 10.1016/j.afjem.2020.08.008. Epub 2020 Sep 30. PMID: 33680727; PMCID: PMC7910155.
  42. Noble, H.E., Scott, J.W., Nyinawankusi, J.D., Uwitonze, J.M., Kabagema, I., Maine, R.G., Riviello, R., Dushime, T., Enumah, S., Hu, Y. and Mutabazi, Z., 2020. The impact of data feedback on continuous quality improvement projects in Rwanda: A mixed methods analysis. African journal of emergency medicine, 10, pp.S78-S84.
  43. Mulima G, Purcell LN, Maine R, Bjornstad EC, Charles A. Epidemiology of prehospital trauma deaths in Malawi: A retrospective cohort study. Afr J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun;11(2):258-262. doi: 10.1016/j.afjem.2021.03.011. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33859929; PMCID: PMC8027520.
  44. Chu K, Maine R, Duvenage R. We Asked the Experts: The Role of Rural Hospitals in Achieving Equitable Surgical Access in Low-Resourced Settings. World J Surg. 2021 Aug 2:1–3. doi: 10.1007/s00268-021-06271-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34338826; PMCID: PMC8327595.
  45. Mehta K, Thrikutam N, Hoyte-Williams P, Nakarmi K, Meddings D, Stewart BT. Epidemiology and outcomes of cookstove-related burn injuries: A World Health Organization Global Burn Registry Report. Journal of Burn Care and Research. Accepted 2021 August.
  46. Mehta K, Arega H, Smith NL, Li K, Gause E, Lee J, Stewart B. Gender-based disparities in burn injuries, care and outcomes: A World Health Organization (WHO) Global Burn Registry cohort study. Am J Surg. 2021 Jul 24:S0002-9610(21)00421-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.07.041. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34330521.
  47. Li K, Mehta K, Wright A, Lee J, Yadav M, Pham TN, Rai SM, Nakarmi K, Stewart B. Identifying Hospitals in Nepal for Acute Burn Care and Stabilization Capacity Development: Location-Allocation Modeling for Strategic Service Delivery. J Burn Care Res. 2021 Aug 4;42(4):621-626. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/irab064. PMID: 33891676; PMCID: PMC8335946.
  48. Dare AJ, Gries CE, Gillies R, Greenberg SL, Hagander L, Meara JG, Leather AJ. Global surgery:  defining an emerging global health field. Lancet. 2014 Dec 20;284(9961):2245-7.
  49. Agarwal-Harding KJ, Meara JG, Greenberg SL, Hagander LE, Zurakowski D, Dyer GS. Estimating the global incidence of femoral fracture from road traffic collisions:  a literature review. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Mar 18;97(6):e31.
  50. Raykar NP, Kralievits K, Greenberg SL, Gillies RD, Roy N, Meara JG. The blood drought in context. The Lancet Global Health. 2015 Apr 27;3 Suppl 2:S4-5.
  51. Meara JG, Greenberg SL. Global surgery as an equal partner in health: no longer the neglected stepchild. The Lancet Global Health. 2015 Apr 27;3 Suppl 2:S1-2.
  52. O'Neill KM, Mandigo M, Pyda J, Nazaire Y, Greenberg SL, Gillies R, Damuse R. Out-of-pocket expenses incurred by patients obtaining free breast cancer care in Haiti. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27;385 Suppl 2:S48.
  53. Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SL, Kotagal M, Palmqvist CL, Lai FY, Bollam R, Meara JG, Gruen RL. Use and definitions of perioperative mortality rates in low-income and middle-income countries:  a systematic review. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27:385 Suppl 2:S29.
  54. Kralievits KE, Raykar NP, Greenberg SL, Meara JG. The global blood supply: a literature review. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S28.
  55. Palmqvist CL, Ariyaratnam R, Watters DA, Laing GL, Stupart D, Hider P, Ng-Kamstra JS, Wilson L, Clarke DL, Hagander L, Greenberg SL, Gruen RL. Monitoring and evaluating surgical care: defining perioperative mortality rate and standardising data collection. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27;385 Suppl 2:S27.
  56. Mandigo M, O'Neill K, Mistry B, Mundy B, Millien C, Nazaire Y, Damuse R, Pierre C, Mugunga JC, Gillies R, Lucien F, Bertrand K, Luo E, Costas A, Greenberg SL, Meara JG, Kaplan R. A time-driven activity-based costing model to improve health-care resource use in Mirebalais, Haiti. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27;385 Suppl 2:S22.
  57. Raykar NP, Bowder AN, Liu C, Vega M, Kim JH, Boye G, Greenberg SL, Riesel JN, Gillies RD, Meara JG, Roy N. Geospatial mapping to estimate timely access to surgical care in nine low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27:385 Suppl 2:S16.
  58. Raykar NP, Yorlets RR, Liu C, Greenberg SL, Kotagal M, Goldman R, Roy N, Meara JG, Gillies RD. A qualitative study exploring contextual challenges to surgical care provision in 21 LMICs. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27:385 Suppl 2:S15.
  59. Vasan A, Hudelson CE, Greenberg SL, Ellner AE. An integrated approach to surgery and primary care systems strengthening in low- and middle-income countries:  building a platform to delivery across the spectrum of disease. Surgery. 2015 Jun;157(6):965-70.
  60. Alkire BC, Raykar NP, Shrime MG, Weiser TG, Bickler SW, Rose JA, Nutt CT, Greenberg SL, Kotagal M; Riesel JN, Esquivel M, Uribe-Leitz T, Molina G, Roy N, Meara JG, Farmer PE. Global access to surgical care: a modeling study. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Jun;3(6):e316-23.
  61. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Derivois Merisier E, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies RG, Greenberg SL, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Lundeg G, Mkandawire NC, Raykr NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yamey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare and economic development. Lancet. 2015 Aug 8;386(9993):569-624.
  62. O’Neill KM, Mandigo M, Pyda J, Nazaire Y, Greenberg SL, Gillies R, Damuse R. Out-of-pocket expenses incurred by patients obtaining free breast cancer care in Haiti: A pilot study. Surgery. 2015 Sep;158(3):747-55.
  63. Greenberg SL, Ng-Kamstra JS, Ameh EA, Ozgediz DE, Poenaru D, Bickler SW. An investment in knowledge: Research in global pediatric surgery for the 21st century. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2016 Feb;25(1):51-60.
  64. Ng-Kamstra JS*, Greenberg SLM*, Abdullah F, Amado V, Anderson GA, Cossa M, Costas-Chavarri A, Davies J, Debas HT, Dyer GSM, Erdene S, Farmer PE, Gaumnitz A, Hagander L, Haider A, Leather AJM, Lin Y, Marten R, Marvin JT, McClain CD, Meara JG, Mehes M, Mock C, Mukhopadhyay S, Orgoi S, Prestero T, Price RR, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Riviello R, Rudy SM, Saluja S, Sullivan R, Tarpley JL, Yalor RH, Telemaque L, Toma G, Varghese A, Walker M, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Global Surgery 2030: a roadmap for high income country actors. BMJ Global Health. 2016 April;6(1).
  65. O’Neill KM, Greenberg SL, Cherian M, Gillies RD, Daniels KM, Roy N, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Spiegel D, Watters DA, Gruen RL. Bellwether Procedures for Monitoring and Planning Essential Surgical Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Caesarean Delivery, Laparotomy, and Treatment of Open Fractures. World J Surg. 2016 Nov;40(11):2611-2619.
  66. Raykar NP, Yorlets RR, Liu C, Goldman R, Greenberg SLM, Kotagal M, Farmer PE, Meara JG, Gillies RD. The How Project: understanding contextual challenges to global surgical care provision in low-resource settings. BMJ Global Health. 2016 Dec 16 ;1(4).
  67. Goodman LF, Linden A, Jensen G, Kaseje N, Wright N, St-Louis E, Yousef Y, Wissanji H, Cheung M, Ozgediz D, Poenaru D, Lakhoo K, Greenberg S, Ameh D, Oldham K, Bickler S, Farmer D. Funding Flows for the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS):  Lessons Learned. Annals of Global Health. 2017 Feb;83(1):84-85
  68. Raykar NP, Ng-Kamstra JS, Bickler S, Davies J, Greenberg SLM, Hagander L, Johnson W, Leather AJM, McQueen KA, Mukhopadhayay S, Suzuki E, Weiser T, Shrime MG, Meara JG. New global surgical and anaesthesia indicators in the World Development Indicator dataset. BMJ Global Health. 2017 May 24;2(2):e000265.
  69. Ng-Kamstra JS, Arya S, Greenberg SLM, Kotagal M, Arsenault C, Ljungman D, Yorlets RR, Agarwal A, Frankfurter C, Nikouline A, Lai F, Palmqvist CL, Fu T, Mahmood T, Raju S, Sharma S, Marks IH, Bowder A, Pi L, Meara JG, Shrime MG. Perioperative mortality rates in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jun 22;3(3).
  70. Truche, P, Botelho F, Bowder A, Levis AW, Greenberg SLM, Smith E, Corlew S, Bickler S, Rice HE, Ameh EA, Meara JG, Poenaru D, Mooney DP on behalf of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. Potentially Avertable Child Mortality Associated with Surgical Workforce Scale-up in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Global Study. World J Surg. 2021 June. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-021-06181-6
  71. Truche P, Bowder A, Lalla AT, Crum R, Botelho F, Rice HE, Lopes BC, Greenberg S, Evans F, Meara JG, Ameh EA, Mooney DP. Perspectives on perioperative management of children’s surgical conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic in low-income and middle-income countries: a global survey. World Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020 Sept 15: 3(3): 3000187.