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Research Papers Authored or Co-Authored by Elissa Butler

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Butler EK, Groner JI, Vavilala MS, Bulger EM, Rivara FP. (2020) Surgeon choice in management of pediatric abdominal trauma. J Ped Surg. In press.

  2. Butler EK, Mills BM, Arbabi S, Groner JI, Vavilala MS, Rivara FP. (2020) Laparoscopy Compared with Laparotomy for the Management of Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma. J Surg Res. 251:303‐310. doi:1016/j.jss.2020.01.030.

  3. Butler EK, Boveng HM, Harruff RC, Duchin JS, Vavilala MS, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A. (2020) Risk of Suicide, Homicide, and Unintentional Firearm Deaths in the Home. JAMA Intern Med. 180(6):909-911. doi:1001/jamainternmed.2020.0806.

  4. Butler EK, Gyedu A, Stewart BT, Quansah R, Donkor P, Mock CN. (2019) Nationwide enumeration of emergency operations performed in Ghana. Eur J Trauma and Emerg Surg. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 1007/s00068-019-01276-1.

  5. Butler EK, Mills BM, Arbabi S, Bulger EM, Vavilala MS, Groner JI, Stansbury LG, Hess JR, Rivara FP. (2019) Association of blood component ratios with 24-hour mortality in injured children receiving massive transfusion. Critical Care Medicine. 47(7):975-983. doi: 1097/CCM.0000000000003708.

  6. Butler EK, Tran TM, Fuller AT, Muhumuza C, Williams S, Vissoci JRN, Luboga S, Haglund MM, Makumbi F, Galukande M, Chipman JG. (2019) Optimizing care for Ugandans with untreated abdominal surgical conditions. Annals of Global Health. 85(1):50, 1-9. doi: 5334/aogh.2427.

  7. Dhabangi A, Dzik WH, Idro R, Chandy JC, Butler EK, Spijker R, Hensbroek MB. (2019) Blood utilization in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of current data. Transfusion. 59(7):2446-2454. doi: 1111/trf.15280.

  8. Tran TM, Fuller AT, Butler EK, Muhumuza C, Ssennono VF, Vissoci JR, Chipman JG, Galukande M, Haglund MM, Luboga S. (2019) Surgical need among the aging population of Uganda. Afr Health Sci. 19(1):1778-1788. doi: 4314/ahs.v19i1.54.

  9. Bearden A, Fuller AT, Butler EK, Tran TM, Makumbi F, Luboga S, Muhumuza C, Ssennono VF, Galukande M, Haglund MM, Smith ER. (2018) Rural and urban differences in treatment status among children with surgical conditions in Uganda. Plos One. 13(11):e0205132 doi: 1371/journal.pone.0205132.

  10. Butler EK, McCullough J. (2018) Pathogen reduction combined with rapid diagnostic tests to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections in Uganda. Transfusion. 58(4):854-861. doi: 1111/trf.14497.