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Kerry E Drury

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke Women's Health Wake North

Selected Publications


Promoting timely goals of care conversations between gynecologic cancer patients at high-risk of death and their providers.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · February 2022 OBJECTIVE: We designed a multi-faceted intervention to increase the rate of outpatient goals of care (GOC) conversations in women with gynecologic cancers who are at high-risk of death. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A multidisciplinary team developed an education ... Full text Link to item Cite

Molecular Classification to Prognosticate Response in Medically Managed Endometrial Cancers and Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia.

Journal Article Cancers (Basel) · June 7, 2021 BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether molecular classification prognosticates treatment response in women with endometrial cancers and endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia (EIN) treated with levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cytomegalovirus, Genital Herpes, Rubella, and Toxoplasmosis

Chapter · January 1, 2020 Women with primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection are usually asymptomatic, but about 10% of women can have an infectious mononucleosis‐like disease. Postnatal CMV infection of the infant can occur from exposure to genital tract virus or through breast mi ... Full text Cite

Hysteroscopic sterilization with an essure: Post-approval studies and a future outlook

Chapter · January 1, 2017 Introduction: Essure offers permanent sterilization via an officebased procedure. In 2015, patient-reported safety concerns led the FDA to re-investigate the device leading to a change in labeling and the initiation of a new post-marketing study. Methods: ... Cite

Hysteroscopic sterilization with an essure: Public safety and premarket approval

Chapter · January 1, 2017 Introduction: Essure, a first-in-class device approved in 2002 by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), offers a minimally invasive means of permanent sterilization for women. Objective: Organize and present data pertaining to premarket approval and s ... Cite

Impact of Postoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis Duration on Surgical Site Infections in Autologous Breast Reconstruction.

Journal Article Ann Plast Surg · February 2016 BACKGROUND: Although some surgeons prescribe prolonged postoperative antibiotics after autologous breast reconstruction, evidence is lacking to support this practice. We used the Tracking Operations and Outcomes for Plastic Surgeons database to evaluate th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Association Between Atopic Disease and Anemia in US Children.

Journal Article JAMA Pediatr · January 2016 IMPORTANCE: Atopic disease is associated with chronic inflammation, food allergen avoidance, and use of systemic immunosuppressant medications. All these factors have been shown to be associated with anemia. OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether atopic disease ... Full text Link to item Cite