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Delbert Raye Wigfall, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean for Medical Education
Campus mail: 0909 CHC, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-4246
Email address: delbert.wigfall@duke.edu

My interests are in the diagnosis and treatment of secondary and inflammatory renal diseases, hypertension and general nephrology. I have been involved specifically in the treatment of childhood hypertension, infections, glomerulonephritis, and secondary disease related to sickle cell anemia, and systemic lupus erythematosus. My previous basic training is in the area of complement mediated injury, immune cell aberrancies, and transplant rejection.

Education and Training

  • M.D., Emory University, 1979

Publications

Pelletier, JH, Nagaraj, S, Gbadegesin, R, Wigfall, D, McGann, KA, and Foreman, J. "Neutropenic enterocolitis (typhlitis) in a pediatric renal transplant patient. A case report and review of the literature." Pediatric transplantation 21, no. 6 (September 2017).

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Elahi, S, Homstad, A, Vaidya, H, Stout, J, Hall, G, Wu, G, Conlon, P, Routh, JC, Wiener, JS, Ross, SS, Nagaraj, S, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Adeyemo, A, Gupta, IR, Brophy, PD, Rabinovich, CE, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Rare variants in tenascin genes in a cohort of children with primary vesicoureteric reflux." Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 31, no. 2 (February 2016): 247-253.

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Wang, HHS, Gbadegesin, RA, Foreman, JW, Nagaraj, SK, Wigfall, DR, Wiener, JS, and Routh, JC. "Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: Systematic review and meta-analysis." Journal of Urology 193, no. 3 (January 1, 2016): 963-969.

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Phelan, PJ, Hall, G, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Nagaraj, S, Malone, AF, Winn, MP, Howell, DN, and Gbadegesin, R. "Variability in phenotype induced by the podocin variant R229Q plus a single pathogenic mutation." Clinical kidney journal 8, no. 5 (October 2015): 538-542.

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Gbadegesin, RA, Adeyemo, A, Webb, NJA, Greenbaum, LA, Abeyagunawardena, A, Thalgahagoda, S, Kale, A, Gipson, D, Srivastava, T, Lin, J-J, Chand, D, Hunley, TE, Brophy, PD, Bagga, A, Sinha, A, Rheault, MN, Ghali, J, Nicholls, K, Abraham, E, Janjua, HS, Omoloja, A, Barletta, G-M, Cai, Y, Milford, DD, O'Brien, C, Awan, A, Belostotsky, V, Smoyer, WE, Homstad, A, Hall, G, Wu, G, Nagaraj, S, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Winn, MP, and Mid-West Pediatric Nephrology Consortium, . "HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 Are Candidate Risk Loci for Childhood-Onset Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 26, no. 7 (July 2015): 1701-1710.

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Wang, H-HS, Gbadegesin, RA, Foreman, JW, Nagaraj, SK, Wigfall, DR, Wiener, JS, and Routh, JC. "Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: systematic review and meta-analysis." The Journal of urology 193, no. 3 (March 2015): 963-969. (Review)

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Breland-Noble, AM, Burke, RC, Clinton, C, Dawkins, K, Laws-Davis, C, Lee, A, Lewis, T, Williams, HK, Quarles, J, Sansom-Goodman, K, Webster, J, Wigfall, D, Younger, A, and Younger, M. "Community and treatment engagement for depressed African American youth: The AAKOMA FLOA pilot." Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 19, no. 1 (2012): 41-48.

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Foreman, JW, Wigfall, DR, Nagaraj, S, Patterson, L, Hollingsworth, C, Vinson, R, McGann, K, and Gbadegesin, R. "Typhilitis: A Rare Cause of Fever of Undetermined Origin Post Kidney Transplant." PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY 25, no. 9 (September 2010): 1818-1818.

Scholars@Duke

Gipson, DS, Massengill, SF, Yao, L, Nagaraj, S, Smoyer, WE, Mahan, JD, Wigfall, D, Miles, P, Powell, L, Lin, J-J, Trachtman, H, and Greenbaum, LA. "Management of childhood onset nephrotic syndrome." Pediatrics 124, no. 2 (August 2009): 747-757.

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Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, and Ross, AK. "Essentials of Nephrology." A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children (2009): 569-581.

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