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Volume 74, Number 2, February 2008

Practical Approaches to the Surgical Management of Achalasia
pp. 97-102(6)
Authors: Finley, Richard J.; Rattenberry, Jennifer; Clifton, Joanne C.; Finley, Christian J.; Yee, John

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CT Angiography Effectively Evaluates Extremity Vascular Trauma
pp. 103-107(5)
Authors: Peng, Peter D.; Spain, David A.; Tataria, Monika; Hellinger, Jeffrey C.; Rubin, Geoffrey D.; Brundage, Susan I.

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Laparoscopic Spigelian Hernia Repair: The Scroll Technique
pp. 108-112(5)
Authors: Saber, Alan A.; Elgamal, Mohamed H.; Rao, Arun J.; Osmer, Robert L.; Itawi, Ed A.

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Recurrent Pure Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast with Mediastinal Great Vessel Invasion: HER-2/neu Confers Aggressiveness
pp. 113-116(4)
Authors: Adair, Jamie D.; Harvey, Kyle P.; Mahmood, Ali; Caralis, James; Gordon, William; Yanish, Gregory

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Leukoreduction Is Associated with a Decreased Incidence of Late Onset Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Injury
pp. 117-123(7)
Authors: Plurad, David; Belzberg, Howard; Schulman, Ira; Green, Donald; Salim, Ali; Inaba, Kenji; Rhee, Peter; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Is Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Underdiagnosed in Trauma Patients?
pp. 124-128(5)
Authors: Spaniolas, Konstantinos; Velmahos, George C.; Wicky, Stephan; Nussbaumer, Karen; Petrovick, Laurie; Gervasini, Alice; de Moya, Marc; Alam, Hasan B.

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Diaphragmatic Hernia Occurring 15 Months after Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of a Hepatocellular Cancer
pp. 129-132(4)
Authors: di Francesco, Fabrizio; di Sandro, Stefano; Doria, Cataldo; Ramirez, Carlo; Iaria, Maurizio; Navarro, Victor; Silvestry, Scott; Needleman, Laurence; Frank, Adam

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Concomitant Cholecystoduodenal Fistula and Cholecystocholedochal Fistula Due to Actinomyces
pp. 133-135(3)
Authors: Bledsoe, Samuel E.; Oliver, Adrienne E.; Delgado, Dennis G.; Kent, Raleigh B.

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Small-Bowel Obstruction Caused by Phytobezoar
pp. 136-137(2)
Authors: Teicher, Erik J.; Cesanek, Paul B.; Dangleben, Dale

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Cutaneous Metastases in Patients with Rectal Cancer: A Report of Six Cases
pp. 138-140(3)
Authors: Gazoni, Leo M.; Hedrick, Traci L.; Smith, Philip W.; Friel, Charles M.; Swenson, Brian R.; Adams, Joshua D.; Lisle, Turner C.; Foley, Eugene F.; Ledesma, Elihu J.

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Imaging of the Vena Cava in the Intensive Care Unit Prior to Vena Cava Filter Insertion: Carbon Dioxide as an Alternative to Iodinated Contrast
pp. 141-145(5)
Authors: Schmelzer, Thomas M.; Christmas, A. Britton; Jacobs, David G.; Heniford, B. Todd; Sing, Ronald F.

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A Unique Case of Thrombosed Giant Popliteal Aneurysm
pp. 146-148(3)
Authors: Vijaya, Nirujogi; Satish, Khaneja; Ehrlich, Frank; Patetsios, Peter; Raynato, Berroya

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Splenic Embolization for Splenic Laceration in a Patient with Mononucleosis
pp. 149-151(3)
Authors: Sweat, Jeffrey A.; Dort, Jonathan M.; Smith, R. Stephen

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A Cautionary Tale: Anaphylaxis to Isosulfan Blue Dye after 12 Years and 3339 Cases of Lymphatic Mapping
pp. 152-155(4)
Authors: Kaufman, Gabriel; Guth, Amber A.; Pachter, H. Leon; Roses, Daniel F.

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Can the MELD Score Predict Perioperative Morbidity for Patients with Liver Cirrhosis Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?
pp. 156-159(4)
Authors: Bingener, Juliane; Cox, Diane; Michalek, Joel; Mejia, Alejandro

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Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasm Presenting as Asymptomatic, Isolated Pancreatic Duct Stricture: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
pp. 168-171(4)
Authors: Powell, Anathea C.; Hajdu, Cristina H.; Megibow, Alec J.; Shamamian, Peter

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Lobular Neoplasia: Is Surgical Excision Warranted?
pp. 172-177(6)
Authors: Sohn, Vance Y.; Arthurs, Zachary M.; Kim, Flora S.; Brown, Tommy A.

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Optimal Treatment of Hepatic Abscess
pp. 178-182(5)
Authors: Hope, William W.; Vrochides, Dennis V.; Newcomb, William L.; Mayo-Smith, William W.; Iannitti, David A.

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Implementation of guidelines for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
pp. 183-184(2)
Authors: Blot, Stijn; Labeau, Sonia; Vandijck, Dominique

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Implementation of guidelines for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
pp. 184-184(1)
Authors: Pieracci, Fredric M.; Barie, Philip S.

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Splenic vein thrombosis complicated by massive gastric bleeding: treatment with arterious embolization
pp. 184-186(3)
Authors: Covarelli, Piero; Badolato, Marco; Boselli, Carlo; Noya, Giuseppe; Cristofani, Roberto; Mosca, Stefano; Tei, Francesco

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Double Intussusception after Appendectomy
pp. 186-187(2)
Authors: Strouch, Matthew J.; An, Gary

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Future directions in training surgical residents to perform endoscopic examinations
pp. 187-188(2)
Authors: Frezza, Eldo E.; Halldorsson, Ari; Griswold, John A.

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