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Volume 77, Number 3, March 2011

Risk Factors of Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Collective Review
pp. 257-269(13)
Authors: Ramacciato, Giovanni; Mercantini, Paolo; Petrucciani, Niccolò; Nigri, Giuseppe R.; Kazemi, Andrea; Muroni, Mirko; Del Gaudio, Massimo; Balesh, Albert; Cescon, Matteo; Cucchetti, Alessandro; Ravaioli, Matteo

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What Will Become of the General Surgeon?
pp. 270-272(3)
Authors: Stephens, Daniel J.; Wang, William N.; Wallack, Marc K.

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Cardiopulmonary Arrest Occurring in the Radiology Department: Patient Characteristics, Incidence, and Outcomes
pp. 273-276(4)
Authors: Hope, William W.; von der Embse, Kendra; Mostafa, Gamal; Redvanly, Richard D.; Kelley, Michael J.; Sing, Ronald F.; Heniford, B. Todd

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Individualized Management of Hepatic Diseases in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
pp. 281-285(5)
Authors: Song, Xie; Chen, Hong-Qiang; Chen, Yu-Xin; Cheng, Yu; Qu, Chuan-Qiang; Liu, En-Yu; Guo, Sen; Xu, Ke-Sen; Niu, Jun; Shou, Nan-Hai

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Single-Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy: An Early Experience
pp. 286-289(4)
Authors: Feinberg, Elyssa J.; O'Connor, David J.; Feinberg, Michelle L.; Vemulapalli, Pratiba; Camacho, Diego

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Pietro Loreta and His Contribution to Surgery in the 19th Century
pp. 290-296(7)
Authors: Aldini, Nicolò Nicoli; Fini, Milena; Giardino, Roberto

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Bronchoalveolar Lavage in the Diagnosis of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: To Quantitate or Not, That Is the Question
pp. 297-303(7)
Authors: Riaz, Omer J.; Malhotra, Ajai K.; Aboutanos, Michel B.; Duane, Therese M.; Goldberg, Aaron E.; Borchers, C. Todd; Martin, Nancy R.; Ivatury, Rao R.

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MOPEDS: Motorized Objects Propelling Ethanol Drinking Subjects
pp. 304-306(3)
Authors: Christmas, A. Britton; Brintzenhoff, Rita A.; Schmelzer, Thomas M.; Head, Karen E.; Sing, Ronald F.

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Appendix Diameter: A Predictor of Wound Infection after Laparoscopic Appendectomy
pp. 307-310(4)
Authors: Liang, Hung-Hua; Wang, Weu; Huang, Ming-Te; Hung, Chin-Sheng; Yen, Ko-Li; Lee, Wei-Jei; Wu, Chih-Hsiung; Wei, Po-Li

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Liver Cirrhosis and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Fatal Combination Based on National Trauma Databank Analysis
pp. 311-314(4)
Authors: Lustenberger, Thomas; Talving, Peep; Lam, Lydia; Inaba, Kenji; Branco, Bernardino Castelo; Plurad, David; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Pattern Analysis of Lymph Node Metastasis and the Prognostic Importance of Number of Metastatic Nodes in Ampullary Adenocarcinoma
pp. 322-329(8)
Authors: Lee, Jae Hoon; Lee, Kyeong Geun; Ha, Tae Kyung; Jun, Young Jin; Paik, Seung Sam; Park, Hwon Kyum; Lee, Kwang Soo

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Operative Interventions for Failed Heller Myotomy: A Single Institution Experience
pp. 330-336(7)
Authors: Pallati, Pradeep K.; Mittal, Sumeet K.

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Retrospective Review of the Costs of Routine Pelvic X-rays in a Trauma Setting
pp. 337-341(5)
Authors: Feeney, James; Jayaraman, Vijay; Luk, Stephen; Shapiro, David; Virk, Mandeep; Twohig, Michael; Jacobs, Lenworth

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Intraoperative Assessment of Breast Cancer Specimens Decreases Cost and Number of Reoperations
pp. 342-344(3)
Authors: Uecker, John M.; Bui, Eric H.; Foulkrod, Kelli H.; Sabra, John P.

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Babesiosis as a Cause of Fever in Patients Undergoing a Splenectomy
pp. 345-347(3)
Authors: Wormser, Gary P.; Lombardo, Gary; Silverblatt, Fredric; El Khoury, Marc Y.; Prasad, Aakanksha; Yelon, Jay A.; Sanda, Alina; Karim, Sadiqa; Çoku, Lindita; Savino, John A.

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Diagnosis and Management of Choledochoduodenal Fistula
pp. 348-350(3)
Authors: Zong, Kai-Can; You, Hai-Bo; Gong, Jian-Ping; Tu, Bing

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Innovative Technique to Reduce Incidence of Frey's Syndrome after Parotid Surgery
pp. 351-354(4)
Authors: Singh, Neeraj; Kohli, Monica; Kohli, Harjeet

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Initial Experience Using a Hyaluronate-Iodine Complex for Wound Healing
pp. 355-359(5)
Authors: Brenes, Robert A.; Ajemian, Michael S.; Macaron, Shady H.; Panait, Lucian; Dudrick, Stanley J.

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Primary Gallbladder Lymphoma
pp. 360-361(2)
Authors: Shah, Kavin G.; Molmenti, Ernesto P.; Idrovo, Juan P.; Nicastro, Jeffrey; Coppa, Gene

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A Novel Use of a Gastrojejunostomy Tube for Duodenal Diversion after Traumatic Duodenal Injury
pp. 361-362(2)
Authors: Kalina, Michael; Giberson, Frederick

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Treatment of Achalasia with Extreme Megaesophagus: Heller Myotomy or Esophagectomy?
pp. 362-364(3)
Authors: D'Angelo, Francesco; Petrucciani, Niccolò; Aurello, Paolo; Nigri, Giuseppe R; Romano, Camilla; Antolino, Laura; Ravaioli, Matteo; Ramacciato, Giovanni

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Colonic Obstruction Resulting from Fecalith in Patients with Scleroderma
pp. 364-366(3)
Authors: Watters, Amber N.; Tomashefski, Joseph F.; Malangoni, Mark A.

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Management of Persistent Sciatic Artery Embolization to the Lower Extremity Using Covered Stent through a Transgluteal Approach
pp. 366-368(3)
Authors: Gargiulo, Nicholas J.; O'Connor, David J.; Phangureh, Varinder; Lipsitz, Evan C.; Benros, Raquel M.; Veith, Frank J.

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Gastric Antral Stenosis: Late Complication of Acid Ingestion
pp. 369-370(2)
Authors: Deneve, Jeremiah L.; Blackmon, Shanda H.; Feliciano, David V.

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Performance in ‘War Game’ Simulations between Medical Students and Interns
pp. 370-372(3)
Authors: Finn, Dan; Nolley, Barbara; Young, Jeffrey S.

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Radium Implant Treatment of a Birthmark at Infancy and Its Association with Malignancy
pp. 372-373(2)
Authors: Annamalai, Alagappan; Puri, Vichin; Mehta, Sanjay

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Hepatocellular Adenoma in Men: A Rare Cause for Liver Resection
pp. 373-376(4)
Authors: Theruvath, Tom P.; Izar, Benjamin; McGillicuddy, John; Stewar, Erika; Reuben, Adrian; Chavin, Kenneth D.

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Neonatal Graves Disease and Recurrent Goiter
pp. 380-382(3)
Authors: Snyder, Rebecca; Berch, Barry R.; Najjar, Jennifer; Neblett, Wallace W.

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Clinical and Pathological Characteristics of Breast Cancer Patients with History of Appendectomy
pp. 382-383(2)
Authors: Isik, Metin; Sait, Bilgin; Aksoy, Sercan; Altundag, Kadri

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Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Chilaiditi's Syndrome Could Represent an Indication for Elective Surgery?
pp. 386-387(2)
Authors: Rosalia, Patti; Valentina, Territo; Di Vita, Gaetano

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Granular Cell Tumor of the Appendiceal Orifice
pp. E39-E40(2)
Authors: Hartranft, Charles A.; Santin, Brian J.; Price, Phillip D.

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Paraganglioma in Association with Renal Artery Aneurysm in a 12-Year-Old Male
pp. E41-E42(2)
Authors: Romero González, Rey Jesús; Gutierrez, Eduardo Vásquez; Borroel, Rafael Valdés; Siller Aguirre, Alberto Jerónimo; Delgado, Oziel Cantú; Barnett, Shari; González, Fabián Contreras

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Pros and Cons in the Approach to an Incarcerated Umbilical Hernia in the Pregnant Woman
pp. E43-E44(2)
Authors: Perry, Zvi; Netz, Uri; Yitzhak, Avi; Mizrahi, Solly

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Iatrogenic Lesion of the Larynx During Total Thyroidectomy: A Rare Complication
pp. E45-E46(2)
Authors: Tartaglia, Francesco; Russo, Giulia; Manciati, Paola; Blasi, Sara; Sgueglia, Monica

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Emerging Role of Surgical Sealants in Aortic Surgery
pp. E47-E49(3)
Author: Wheatley, Grayson H.

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Survival after Suicidal Transsection of the Left Common Carotid Artery in Octogenarian
pp. E50-E52(3)
Authors: Andrási, Terézia B.; Gemechu, Abebe; Spielberger, Jan; Rohsbach, Ulrich; Vitolianos, Nicolaos; Vahl, Christian F.

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Delayed Solitary Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Brief Report
pp. E53-E54(2)
Authors: Bathla, Lokesh; Malhotra, Sakshi; Sharma, Poonam; Balters, Marcus

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Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture: A Silent Killer
pp. E55-E56(2)
Authors: Karangelis, Dimos; Karkos, Christos; Tagarakis, Georgios; Papadopoulos, Dimitrios; Tsilimingas, Nikolaos

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Gallbladder Adenocarcinoma with Extended Intramural Spread in Adenomyomatosis of the Gallbladder with the Pearl Necklace Sign
pp. E57-E58(2)
Authors: Imai, Hisashi; Osada, Shinji; Sasaki, Yoshiyuki; Ikawa, Aiko; Takahashi, Takao; Yamaguchi, Kazuya; Hirose, Yoshinobu; Yoshida, Kazuhiro

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