Sabino Zani


Associate Professor of Surgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: DUMC 3247, 456E Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, Raleigh, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-6553
  • Email Address:


  • M.D. Albany Medical College, 2003

Representative Publications

  • Landa, K; Schmitz, R; Farrow, NE; Rushing, C; Niedzwiecki, D; Cerullo, M; Herbert, GS; Shah, KN; Zani, S; Blazer, DG; Allen, PJ; Lidsky, ME, Surgical resection is associated with improved long-term survival of patients with resectable pancreatic head cancer compared to multiagent chemotherapy., Hpb (Oxford), vol 24 no. 7 (2022), pp. 1153-1161 [10.1016/j.hpb.2021.12.007] [abs].
  • Moris, D; Rushing, C; McCracken, E; Shah, KN; Zani, S; Perez, A; Allen, PJ; Niedzwiecki, D; Fish, LJ; Blazer, DG, Quality of Life Associated with Open vs Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Pilot Study., J Am Coll Surg, vol 234 no. 4 (2022), pp. 632-644 [10.1097/XCS.0000000000000102] [abs].
  • Turley, MC; Moore, C; Creasy, JM; Sharib, J; Lan, B; Thacker, JKM; Migaly, J; Zani, S; Allen, PJ; Mantyh, CR; Lidsky, ME, Combined Primary Resection with Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Implantation Is Safe for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases., J Gastrointest Surg, vol 26 no. 4 (2022), pp. 764-771 [10.1007/s11605-021-05195-8] [abs].
  • Kuemmerli, C; Tschuor, C; Kasai, M; Alseidi, AA; Balzano, G; Bouwense, S; Braga, M; Coolsen, M; Daniel, SK; Dervenis, C; Falconi, M; Hwang, DW; Kagedan, DJ; Kim, SC; Lavu, H; Liang, T; Nussbaum, D; Partelli, S; Passeri, MJ; Pecorelli, N; Pillai, SA; Pillarisetty, VG; Pucci, MJ; Su, W; Sutcliffe, RP; Tingstedt, B; van der Kolk, M; Vrochides, D; Wei, A; Williamsson, C; Yeo, CJ; Zani, S; Zouros, E; Abu Hilal, M, Impact of enhanced recovery protocols after pancreatoduodenectomy: meta-analysis., Br J Surg, vol 109 no. 3 (2022), pp. 256-266 [10.1093/bjs/znab436] [abs].
  • Berger, M; Browndyke, JN; Cooter Wright, M; Nobuhara, C; Reese, M; Acker, L; Bullock, WM; Colin, BJ; Devinney, MJ; Moretti, EW; Moul, JW; Ohlendorf, B; Laskowitz, DT; Waligorska, T; Shaw, LM; Whitson, HE; Cohen, HJ; Mathew, JP; MADCO-PC Investigators,, Postoperative changes in cognition and cerebrospinal fluid neurodegenerative disease biomarkers., Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, vol 9 no. 2 (2022), pp. 155-170 [10.1002/acn3.51499] [abs].