Reinou S Groen

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of indications for cesarean deliveries in Médecins Sans Frontières facilities across 17 countries
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 129:231-5. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Untreated surgical conditions in Sierra Leone: a cluster randomised, cross-sectional, countrywide survey
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Lancet 380:1082-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Household survey in Sierra Leone reveals high prevalence of surgical conditions in children
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 E 6th Street, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 37:1220-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Free health care for under 5 year olds increases access to surgical care in Sierra Leone: an analysis of case load and patient characteristics
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 6th Street, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 37:1216-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Pilot testing of a population-based surgical survey tool in Sierra Leone
    Reinou S Groen
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 36:771-4. 2012
  6. pmc Gross hematuria and urinary retention among men from a nationally representative survey in Sierra Leone
    Hiten D Patel
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Urology 83:1273-8. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The benefits of international rotations to resource-limited settings for U.S. surgery residents
    Jaymie A Henry
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA
    Surgery 153:445-54. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Burns in Sierra Leone: a population-based assessment
    Evan G Wong
    Centre for Global Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 411, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4 Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Surgeons OverSeas SOS, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Burns 40:1748-53. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Improving access to surgery in a developing country: experience from a surgical collaboration in Sierra Leone
    Adam L Kushner
    Department of Surgery, Surgeons Overseas SOS, Alpine, NJ 07620, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:270-3. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Teaching emergency and essential surgical care in Sierra Leone: a model for low income countries
    Jeffrey J Leow
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, New York, New York, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:393-6. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of indications for cesarean deliveries in Médecins Sans Frontières facilities across 17 countries
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 129:231-5. 2015
    ..To review the major indications for cesareans performed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) personnel from the Operational Center Brussels...
  2. doi request reprint Untreated surgical conditions in Sierra Leone: a cluster randomised, cross-sectional, countrywide survey
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Lancet 380:1082-7. 2012
    ..We administered this survey countrywide in Sierra Leone, which ranks 180 of the 187 nations on the UN Development Index...
  3. doi request reprint Household survey in Sierra Leone reveals high prevalence of surgical conditions in children
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 E 6th Street, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 37:1220-6. 2013
    ..Some data on surgical need is available from hospital registries, but it is difficult to interpret for countries with limited surgical capacity...
  4. doi request reprint Free health care for under 5 year olds increases access to surgical care in Sierra Leone: an analysis of case load and patient characteristics
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 6th Street, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 37:1216-9. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the effect that the free health-care program had on pediatric surgical activities of Connaught Hospital...
  5. doi request reprint Pilot testing of a population-based surgical survey tool in Sierra Leone
    Reinou S Groen
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 36:771-4. 2012
    ..The Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need (SOSAS) is a survey tool programmed for use with iPads to measure the prevalence of surgical conditions...
  6. pmc Gross hematuria and urinary retention among men from a nationally representative survey in Sierra Leone
    Hiten D Patel
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Urology 83:1273-8. 2014
    ..Gross hematuria and urinary retention are classic urologic complaints that require medical attention for significant underlying pathology, but their burden has not been quantified in a developing country...
  7. doi request reprint The benefits of international rotations to resource-limited settings for U.S. surgery residents
    Jaymie A Henry
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA
    Surgery 153:445-54. 2013
    ..We aimed to present the benefits of international surgery rotations and how these rotations contribute to the attainment of the 6 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies...
  8. doi request reprint Burns in Sierra Leone: a population-based assessment
    Evan G Wong
    Centre for Global Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 411, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4 Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Surgeons OverSeas SOS, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Burns 40:1748-53. 2014
    ..Burns remain disproportionately prevalent in developing countries. This study aims to describe the epidemiology of burns in Sierra Leone to serve as a baseline for future programs...
  9. doi request reprint Improving access to surgery in a developing country: experience from a surgical collaboration in Sierra Leone
    Adam L Kushner
    Department of Surgery, Surgeons Overseas SOS, Alpine, NJ 07620, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:270-3. 2010
    ..This article highlights the surgical program in Sierra Leone as a possible model to improve access to surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Teaching emergency and essential surgical care in Sierra Leone: a model for low income countries
    Jeffrey J Leow
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, New York, New York, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:393-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that knowledge transfer could be improved by conducting workshops with significant local faculty participation...
  11. doi request reprint Assessment of pediatric surgery capacity at government hospitals in Sierra Leone
    Adam L Kushner
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 E 6th St, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 36:2554-8. 2012
    ..To understand the baseline surgical capacity in LMICs, a number of studies have recently been published, but none has focused on pediatric surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Individual and community perceptions of surgical care in Sierra Leone
    Reinou S Groen
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 19:107-16. 2014
    ..To determine themes and beliefs that influence health-seeking behaviour and barriers to accessing surgical care...
  13. doi request reprint Female health and family planning in Sierra Leone
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas and the Department of Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:525-31. 2013
    ..To describe the current status of access to maternal care, family planning use, and place of delivery in Sierra Leone, one of the poorest countries in the world with one of the highest maternal mortality rates...
  14. doi request reprint A tool and index to assess surgical capacity in low income countries: an initial implementation in Sierra Leone
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 225 East 6th Street, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10003, USA
    World J Surg 36:1970-7. 2012
    ..To facilitate the collection and analysis of surgical capacity data and measure changes over time, Surgeons OverSeas (SOS) developed a tool and index based on personnel, infrastructure, procedures, equipment, and supplies (PIPES)...
  15. doi request reprint A survey of surgical capacity in rural southern Nigeria: opportunities for change
    Jaymie A Henry
    Education, Surgeons Overseas SOS, 1291 5th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    World J Surg 36:2811-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to quantify the surgical capacity of select healthcare facilities in rural southern Nigeria in five key areas: Workforce, Infrastructure, Skill, Equipment, and Supplies...
  16. doi request reprint An overview of renal replacement therapy and health care personnel deficiencies in sub-Saharan Africa
    Marcos E Pozo
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Transpl Int 25:652-7. 2012
    ..Treatment for patients with CKD in SSA is limited by a lack of physicians, nephrologists, and dialysis centers. Few countries are performing RTx. Resources are needed to increase the health workforce and increase RTx programs in SSA...
  17. doi request reprint Scarcity of healthcare worker protection in eight low- and middle-income countries: surgery and the risk of HIV and other bloodborne pathogens
    Jeffrey J Leow
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:397-401. 2012
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  18. ncbi request reprint A preparation guide for surgical resident and student rotations to underserved regions
    Jeffrey J Leow
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY
    Surgery 151:770-8. 2012
    ..In order to maximize the learning potential, the authors present a practical guide for residents and students to prepare for a surgical visit, elective, rotation, or mission to an underserved region. The following steps will be outlined:..
  19. doi request reprint Surgical needs of Nepal: pilot study of population based survey in Pokhara, Nepal
    Shailvi Gupta
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    World J Surg 38:3041-6. 2014
    ..This pilot study in Nepal is the initial implementation of the SOSAS survey in South Asia...
  20. doi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of the PIPES tool: validation of a surgical capacity index for use in resource-limited settings
    Abraham Markin
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, New York, NY, USA
    World J Surg 38:2195-9. 2014
    ..The present investigation assessed the inter-rater reliability of the PIPES tool...
  21. doi request reprint Review: indications for ultrasound use in low- and middle-income countries
    Reinou S Groen
    Surgeons OverSeas, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1525-35. 2011
    ..To determine the indications for using ultrasound, in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and to assess whether its use alters clinical management...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of thoracic surgical care need in a developing country: results of a cluster-randomized, cross-sectional nationwide survey
    Cheryl K Zogg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Int J Surg 13:1-7. 2015
    ..This study sought to estimate the prevalence of thoracic surgical need in a low-income country and consider contributing factors involved...
  23. doi request reprint Surgical care needs of low-resource populations: an estimate of the prevalence of surgically treatable conditions and avoidable deaths in 48 countries
    Shailvi Gupta
    University of California San Francisco, East Bay, Surgeons OverSeas, Oakland, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 385:S1. 2015
    ..The Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need (SOSAS) is a population-based cluster survey previously used in Nepal, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone...
  24. doi request reprint Percentage of cesarean sections among total surgical procedures in sub-Saharan Africa: possible indicator of the overall adequacy of surgical care
    Adam L Kushner
    Surgeons Overseas SOS, 303 East 60th Street, Suite 28E, New York, NY 10022, USA
    World J Surg 34:2007-8. 2010
    ..We recommend more research into the validity of this tool for use as a possible proxy indicator for overall adequacy of emergency and essential surgical care...