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Volume 78, Number 3, March 2012

Giant Subcapsular Hematoma of the Spleen Complicating Recurrent Pancreatitis
pp. e120-e122(3)
Authors: Fatima, Sayeeda; Losanoff, Julian E.; Khouri, Nabiha; Levi, Edi; Basson, Marc D.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for the Treatment of Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy
pp. e123-e124(2)
Authors: Maxwell, Damian; Baird, Robert

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Gossypiboma of the Breast
pp. e125-e126(2)
Authors: Salemis, Nikolaos S.; Gemenetzis, George; Lagoudianakis, Emmanuel

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Is Dexmedetomidine the Agent of Choice in the Resection of Pheochromocytoma?
pp. e127-e128(2)
Authors: Polavarapu, Harsha V.; Kurian, Ashwin A.; Josloff, Robert

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Characteristics of Extrahepatic Second Primary Malignancies after Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Japan
pp. e129-e131(3)
Authors: Tsujita, Eiji; Yamashita, Yo-ichi; Takeishi, Kazuki; Aisaka, Yasuyuki; Kira, Shinsuke; Mori, Masaki; Taketomi, Akinobu; Shirabe, Ken; Ishida, Teruyoshi; Maehara, Yoshihiko

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Isolated Situs Inversus of the Thoracic Duct, Injury after Esophagectomy
pp. e132-e134(3)
Authors: Shridharani, Sachin M.; Folstein, Matthew K.; Yang, Stephen

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Intramuscular Myxoma of Trapezius in an Adult Woman
pp. e135-e136(2)
Authors: Li, Jun; Wang, Jian; Shi, Zhanjun

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Pseudoaneurysm of the Proximal Innominate Artery after Blunt Trauma
pp. e139-e140(2)
Authors: Darko, Nii-Daako; Danner, Omar K.; Wilson, Kenneth L.; Matthews, L. Ray; Patel, Vijaykumar

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Heterotopic Pancreas: A Clinical Analysis of Nine Patients and Review of Literature
pp. e141-e143(3)
Authors: Liu, Yi-Ming; Shen, Hua-Ping; Li, Xing; Gong, Jian-ping

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Invasive Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast: An Overview of Twenty-Four Cases
pp. e144-e145(2)
Authors: Vural, Omer; Alnak, Alper; Altundag, Kadri

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Delayed Esophago-Pericardial Fistula after Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
pp. e146-e148(3)
Authors: Halbreiner, Michael S.; Sun, Edward; Asheld, John; Buscaglia, Jonathan M.; Nagula, Satish; McLarty, Allison J.

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Hemobilia Secondary to Acute Gangrenous Cholecystitis
pp. e149-e151(3)
Authors: Wang, Sizhen; Wang, Xinbo

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Post-Ejaculatory Pain as a Harbinger of Extraperitoneal Pelvic Metastasis Occurring Seven Years after Curative Surgery for Gastric Cancer
pp. e152-e153(2)
Authors: Mercantini, Paolo; Virgilio, Edoardo; Lambiase, Lara; Pucci, Eugenio; Nava, Andrea Kazemi; Ziparo, Vincenzo

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Duodenoportal Fistula Resulting from Peptic Ulcer after Extended Right Hepatectomy for Cholangiocarcinoma
pp. e154-e155(2)
Authors: Fujiki, Masato; Ramirez, Jose Roberto; Aucejo, Federico N.

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Management of Pheochromocytoma During Pregnancy: Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
pp. e156-e158(3)
Authors: Zuluaga-Gómez, Armando; Arrabal-Polo, Miguel Ángel; Arrabal-Martín, Miguel; Lahoz-García, Clara; Escobar-Jiménez, Fernando; Torres-Vela, Elena; Saz, Tomás

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Small Bowel Perforation after Capsule Endoscopy in a Patient with Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Undiagnosed Crohn's Disease
pp. e159-e161(3)
Authors: Yitzhak, Avraham; Bayme, Michael; Perry, Zvi H.; Mizrahi, Solly

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Pancreatoduodenectomy in Patients with Periampullary Cancer after Radical Subtotal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
pp. e164-e167(4)
Authors: Kim, Sung Hoon; Hwang, Ho Kyoung; Kang, Chang Moo; Lee, Woo Jung

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Esophageal Achalasia with Recurrent Aspiration Pneumoniae Treated by Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
pp. e168-e170(3)
Authors: Feo, Carlo V.; Caramori, Gaetano; Conti, Valentina; Calia, Nunzio; Guzzinati, Ippolito; Ravenna, Franco; Pasquini, Claudio; De Troia, Alessandro; Liboni, Alberto; Papi, Alberto

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A Rare Finding of an Ectopic Parathyroid Gland Within a Cervical Thymic Cyst Presenting as a Lateral Neck Mass
pp. e171-e172(2)
Authors: Vijayasekaran, Aparna; Maegawa, Felipe; Guerrero, Marlon

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Esophageal Reconstruction with Remnant Stomach after Distal Gastrectomy
pp. e173-e174(2)
Authors: Tokat, Arif Osman; Karasu, Sezgin; Barlas, Aziz Mutlu; Akgün, Yusuf Akif; Köklü, Seyfettin

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Do Basic Laboratory Tests Add Value in Predicting the Severity of Appendicitis in an Adult Patient Population and Does It Make a Difference in How Severity Is Defined?
pp. e175-e177(3)
Authors: Kelley, Scott R.; Engel, Amy M.; Hatton, E. Kenneth; Knudson, Josh J.; Clark, Brian J.; Doepker, Matthew P.; Guenther, J. Michael

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Unicentric Castleman Disease Mimicking a Pancreatic Neoplasm
pp. e178-e180(3)
Authors: Xu, Xianhui; Wang, Yang; Ma, Hongyun; Shao, Chenghao; Jin, Gang

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Gastrocutaneous Fistula after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Stent Placement: Postoperative Endoleak?
pp. e181-e182(2)
Authors: Flessas, Ioannis; Menenakos, Evangelos; Tsamis, Dimitrios; Mariolis-Sapsakos, Theodoros; Panoussopoulos, George Sotirios; Michalopoulos, Nikos V.; Triantafyllopoulou, Ioanna; Zografos, George C.

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A Giant Breast Lipoma
pp. e185-e186(2)
Authors: Buluş, Hakan; Yavuz, Alper; Yíldírím, Ali C.; Yíldíz, Mustafa; Köklü, Seyfettin; Akbal, Erdem

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Heterotopic Pancreas as a Lead Point for Ileoileal Intussusception
pp. e187-e189(3)
Authors: Asfaw, Sofya H.; Kundu, Neilendu; Liu, Xiuli; Abdel-Aziz, Hiba; Samotowka, Michael A.; Loor, Michele M.

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Retroperitoneal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor
pp. e190-e191(2)
Authors: Chatzikokolis, Stamatios; Troupis, Theodore G.; Michalinos, Adamantios; Bafaloukas, Nikolaos; Filippidis, Theodoros; Gennimatas, Vassilios

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An Inverted Hyperplastic Polyp Mimicking Nonpolypoid Colon Cancer
pp. e192-e193(2)
Authors: Shimizu, Atsushi; Togashi, Kazutomo; Otsuka, Shin; Lefor, Alan T.

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The Twisted Colon: A Review of Sigmoid Volvulus
pp. 271-279(9)
Authors: Osiro, Stephen B.; Cunningham, Debbie; Shoja, Mohammadali M.; Tubbs, R. Shane; Gielecki, Jerzy; Loukas, Marios

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Christian Albert Theodor Billroth, M.D., Founding Father of Abdominal Surgery (1829‐1894)
pp. 280-281(2)
Authors: Fong, Zhi Ven; Lavu, Harish; Rosato, Ernest L.; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.

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Theodor Billroth and His Musical Life
pp. 282-283(2)
Authors: Hartendorp, Patrick A.; Yeo, Charles J.; Maxwell, Pinckney J.

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Management of Choledochal Cysts and Their Complications
pp. 284-290(7)
Authors: Saluja, Sundeep Singh; Nayeem, Mohammed; Sharma, Barjesh Chander; Bora, Giriraj; Mishra, Pramod Kumar

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Esophagectomy in the State of Florida: Is Regionalization of Care Warranted?
pp. 291-295(5)
Authors: Ben-David, Kfir; Ang, Darwin; Grobmyer, Stephen R.; Liu, Huazhi; Kim, Tad; Hochwald, Steven N.

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The Reward Is Worth the Wait: A Prospective Analysis of 100 Consecutive Organ Donors
pp. 296-299(4)
Authors: Britton Christmas, A.; Bogart, Tyson A.; Etson, Kristina E.; Fair, Brett A.; Howe, Harold R.; Jacobs, David G.; Sing, Ronald F

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Extrahepatic Portal Vein Ligation in Major Hepatectomies Performed under Selective Vascular Exclusion: A Case‐Control Study
pp. 300-304(5)
Authors: Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Kyriazi, Maria A.; Theodoraki, Kassiani; Sakorafas, George; Tympa, Aliki; Skalkidis, John; Vassiliou, Ioannis; Smyrniotis, Vassilios

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Use of Positron Emission Tomography in Initial Staging of Nonsmall Cell Lung Carcinoma: A Regional Teaching Hospital Experience
pp. 305-308(4)
Authors: Geraldson, Carl T.; Stephenson, James E.; Lagrew, James P.; Schammel, Christine M.; Schammel, David P.; Greene, Ryan A.; Bolton, William D.

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Clinical Features and Management of Pseudoaneurysmal Bleeding after Pancreatoduodenectomy
pp. 309-317(9)
Authors: Lee, Jae Hoon; Hwang, Dae Wook; Lee, Sang Yeup; Hwang, Ji Woong; Song, Dae Keun; Gwon, Dong Il; Shin, Ji Hoon; Ko, Gi-Young; Park, Kwang-Min; Lee, Young-Joo

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The Impact of Early Hormonal Therapy in Catastrophic Brain-Injured Patients and Its Effect on Organ Procurement
pp. 318-324(7)
Authors: Lam, Lydia; Inaba, Kenji; Branco, Bernardino Castelo; Putty, Bradley; Salim, Ali; Green, Donald J.; Talving, Peep; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Surgeon's Requirement for Obesity Reduction: Its Influence on Weight Loss
pp. 325-328(4)
Authors: Goldberg, Ross F.; Parker, Michael; Stauffer, John A.; Moti, Salman; Sylvia, Jacob; Ames, Gretchen E.; Asbun, Horacio J.; Lynch, Scott A.; Smith, C. Daniel; Bowers, Steven P.

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Management of Traumatic Vascular Injuries to the Neck: A 7-Year Experience at a Level I Trauma Center
pp. 335-338(4)
Authors: Simmons, Jon D.; Ahmed, Naveed; Donnellan, Kimberly A.; Schmieg, Robert E.; Porter, John M.; Mitchell, Marc E.

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Increased Risk of Neoplasm in Appendicitis Treated with Interval Appendectomy: Single-Institution Experience and Literature Review
pp. 339-343(5)
Authors: Carpenter, Susanne G.; Chapital, Alyssa B.; Merritt, Marianne V.; Johnson, Daniel J.

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Doppler-Guided Hemorrhoidal Artery Ligation: Experience with 2 Years Follow-up
pp. 344-348(5)
Authors: Yilmaz, İbrahim; Sücüllü, İlker; Karakaş, Dursun Özgür; Özdemir, Yavuz; Yücel, Ergün; Akin, Mehmet Levhi

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Antegrade versus Retrograde Cerebral Protection in Repair of Acute Ascending Aortic Dissection
pp. 349-351(3)
Authors: Williams, Matthew L.; Ganzel, Brian L.; Slater, A. David; Slaughter, Mark S.; Trivedi, Jaimin R.; Edmonds, Harvey L.; Pagni, Sebastian A.

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Predictive Factors for Postoperative Severe Hypocalcaemia after Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism
pp. 352-358(7)
Authors: Crea, Nicola; Pata, Giacomo; Casella, Claudio; Cappelli, Carlo; Salerni, Bruno

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients Undergoing Open Mesh Repair of Inguinal Hernia: A Meta-Analysis
pp. 359-365(7)
Authors: Yin, Yuan; Song, Turun; Liao, Banghua; Luo, Qian; Zhou, Zongguang

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Incidental Findings in Trauma Patients During Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma
pp. 366-372(7)
Authors: Lanitis, Sophocles; Zacharioudakis, Constantinos; Zafeiriadou, Paraskevi; Armoutides, Vasileios; Karaliotas, Charilaos; Sgourakis, George

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The True Ramirez Components Separation
pp. 373-373(1)
Author: Voeller, Guy R.

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Appendicitis, Is It an Emergency?
pp. 373-374(2)
Author: Emil, Sherif

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Appendicitis, Is It an Emergency?
pp. 374-374(1)
Authors: Udgiri, Navalkishor; Curras, Ernesto; Cosgrove, John

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Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Expressing Retroperitoneal Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma
pp. 375-376(2)
Authors: Monma, Satoko; Adachi, Kensuke; Hashimoto, Takuya; Ohshima, Akira

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