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  1. Klazura G, Situma M, Musinguzi E, Mugarura R, Nyonyintono J, Yap A, Stephens CQ, Ullrich S, Kakembo N, Sekabira J, Ssemeju A, Bwesigye M, Muzaki D, Sims T, Proscovia N, Mbambu J, Kwikiriza D, Arinda F, Ozgediz D, Kisa P. The Pediatric Emergency Surgery Course: Impact on Provider Practice in Rural Uganda. J Pediatr Surg. 2023 Oct 05. View in PubMed
  2. Nimanya SA, Stephens CQ, Yap A, Kisa P, Kakembo N, Wesonga A, Okello I, Naluyimbazi R, Mbwali F, Kayima P, Ssewanyana Y, Naik-Mathuria B, Ozgediz D, Sekabira J. Impact of Bowel Coverage and Resuscitation Protocol on Gastroschisis Mortality in Low-Income Countries: Experience and Lessons From Uganda. J Pediatr Surg. 2023 Sep 22. View in PubMed
  3. Kalisya LM, Yap A, Mitume B, Salmon C, Karafuli K, Poenaru D, Onyango R. Determinants of Access to Essential Surgery in the Democratic Republic of Congo. J Surg Res. 2023 11; 291:480-487. View in PubMed
  4. Yap A, Wang K, Cornejo J, Chen E, Pierce L, Wick E, Gandhi S. Transition to Reusable Surgical Gowns at a Hospital System. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Aug 01; 6(8):e2330246. View in PubMed
  5. Yap A, Olatunji BT, Negash S, Mweru D, Kisembo S, Masumbuko F, Ameh EA, Lebbie A, Bvulani B, Hansen E, Philipo GS, Carroll M, Hsu PJ, Bryce E, Cheung M, Fedatto M, Laverde R, Ozgediz D. Out-of-pocket costs and catastrophic healthcare expenditure for families of children requiring surgery in sub-Saharan Africa. Surgery. 2023 09; 174(3):567-573. View in PubMed
  6. Abbas A, Laverde R, Yap A, Stephens CQ, Samad L, Seyi-Olajide JO, Ameh EA, Ozgediz D, Lakhoo K, Bickler SW, Meara JG, Bundy D, Jamison DT, Klazura G, Sykes A, Philipo GS, GICS. Routine Pediatric Surgical Emergencies: Incidence, Morbidity, and Mortality During the 1st 8000 Days of Life-A Narrative Review. World J Surg. 2023 Jun 21. View in PubMed
  7. Banu T, Sharma S, Chowdhury TK, Aziz TT, Martin B, Seyi-Olajide JO, Ameh E, Ozgediz D, Lakhoo K, Bickler SW, Meara JG, Bundy D, Jamison DT, Klazura G, Sykes A, Yap A, Philipo GS, GICS. Surgically Correctable Congenital Anomalies: Reducing Morbidity and Mortality in the First 8000 Days of Life. World J Surg. 2023 Jun 13. View in PubMed
  8. Klazura G, Park P, Yap A, Laverde R, Bryce E, Cheung M, Bioh E, Kisa P, Kakembo N, Ugazzi M, Situma M, Borgstein E, Derbew M, Negash S, Tadesse A, Bvulani B, Ki B, Toussaint T, Bokhary Z, Philipo GS, Ameh E, Mulewa M, Mwansa J, Onah I, Amado V, De Ugarte D, Massaga F, Byabato S, Adeyemo WL, Ogunlewe O, Nandi B, Ozgediz D. Pediatric Surgical Waitlist in Low Middle Income Countries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Res. 2023 08; 288:193-201. View in PubMed
  9. Yap A, Wang K, Chen E, Melhado C, Ahmad T, O'Sullivan P, Gandhi S. A mixed-methods study on end-user perceptions of transitioning to reusable surgical gowns. Surg Open Sci. 2023 Jan; 11:33-39. View in PubMed
  10. Elmaraghi S, Min Park K, Rashidian N, Yap A, Faktor K, Ozgediz D, Borgstein E, Bekele A, Alseidi A, Tefera G. Postgraduate Surgical Education in East, Central, and Southern Africa: A Needs Assessment Survey. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 02 01; 236(2):429-435. View in PubMed
  11. Yap A, Laverde R, Thompson A, Ozgediz D, Ehie O, Mpody C, Vu L. Social vulnerability index (SVI) and poor postoperative outcomes in children undergoing surgery in California. Am J Surg. 2022 Sep 27. View in PubMed
  12. Laverde R, Majekodunmi O, Park P, Udeigwe-Okeke CR, Yap A, Klazura G, Ukwu N, Bryce E, Ozgediz D, Ameh EA. Impact of new dedicated pediatric operating rooms on surgical volume in Africa: Evidence from Nigeria. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep 26. View in PubMed
  13. Greenberg AL, Karimzada MM, Brian R, Yap A, Luu HY, Ahmed S, Huang CY, Waits SA, Hirose R, Alseidi A, Rapp JH, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H, Syed SM. Assessment of Surgeon Performance of Advanced Open Surgical Skills Using a Microskills-Based Novel Curriculum. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 09 01; 5(9):e2229787. View in PubMed
  14. Sykes AG, Seyi-Olajide J, Ameh EA, Ozgediz D, Abbas A, Abib S, Ademuyiwa A, Ali A, Aziz TT, Chowdhury TK, Abdelhafeez H, Ignacio RC, Keller B, Klazura G, Kling K, Martin B, Philipo GS, Thangarajah H, Yap A, Meara JG, Bundy DAP, Jamison DT, Mock CN, Bickler SW, On behalf of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. Estimates of Treatable Deaths Within the First 20 Years of Life from Scaling Up Surgical Care at First-Level Hospitals in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World J Surg. 2022 09; 46(9):2114-2122. View in PubMed
  15. Yap A, Freise J, Bolinger B, Alkoraishi A. Operative Management of Cecal Volvulus Herniating Through the Foramen of Winslow. Clinical Management Issues. 2022; 16(1):1-5. View in PubMed
  16. Park P, Laverde R, Klazura G, Yap A, Bvulani B, Ki B, Tapsoba TW, Ameh EA, Osazuwa M, Ugazzi M, Daza J, Bryce E, Cunningham D, Ozgediz D. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Pediatric Surgical Volume in Four Low- and Middle-Income Country Hospitals: Insights from an Interrupted Time Series Analysis. World J Surg. 2022 05; 46(5):984-993. View in PubMed
  17. Yap A, Hope TA, Graves CE, Kluijfhout W, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Sosa JA, Roman SA, Duh QY, Suh I. A cost-utility analysis of 18F-fluorocholine-positron emission tomography imaging for localizing primary hyperparathyroidism in the United States. Surgery. 2022 01; 171(1):55-62. View in PubMed
  18. Yap A, Shui A, Gosnell J, Huang CY, Sosa JA, Roman S. Accuracy of the Lymph Node Yield in Surgery for Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Children. World J Surg. 2021 10; 45(10):3092-3098. View in PubMed
  19. Woodard GA, Fels Elliott DR, Yap A, Haro GJ, Kratz JR, Mann MJ, Jones KD, Jablons DM. Resectability, Recurrence, and Risk Stratification of Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumors in the Thoracic Cavity. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep; 28(9):4953-4959. View in PubMed
  20. Yap A, Cheung M, Muzira A, Healy J, Kakembo N, Kisa P, Cunningham D, Youngson G, Sekabira J, Yaesoubi R, Ozgediz D. Best Buy in Public Health or Luxury Expense?: The Cost-effectiveness of a Pediatric Operating Room in Uganda From the Societal Perspective. Ann Surg. 2021 02 01; 273(2):379-386. View in PubMed
  21. Yap A, Cheung M, Kakembo N, Kisa P, Muzira A, Sekabira J, Ozgediz D. From Procedure to Poverty: Out-of-Pocket and Catastrophic Expenditure for Pediatric Surgery in Uganda. J Surg Res. 2018 12; 232:484-491. View in PubMed
  22. Yap A, Muzira A, Cheung M, Healy J, Kakembo N, Kisa P, Cunningham D, Youngson G, Sekabira J, Yaesoubi R, Ozgediz D. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Pediatric Operating Room in Uganda. Surgery. 2018 11; 164(5):953-959. View in PubMed
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