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The Southeastern Surgical Congress owns and publishes The American Surgeon monthly. It is the official journal of the Congress and the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, which all members receive each month. The journal brings up to date clinical advances in surgical knowledge in a popular reference format. In addition to publishing papers presented at the annual meetings of the associated organizations, the journal publishes selected unsolicited manuscripts. If you have a manuscript you'd like to see published in The American Surgeon select "Information for Authors" from the Related Information options below. A Copyright Release Form must accompany all manuscripts submitted.

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Volume 79, Number 4, April 2013

Nonclassical Symptoms of Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Their Response to Parathyroidectomy
pp. 337-343(7)
Authors: Alex, Gillian; Morris, Lilah; Pasieka, Janice; Perrier, Nancy

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The First Pediatric Operation Performed under Anesthesia
pp. 344-346(3)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) in Predicting Postoperative Mortality of Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery
pp. 347-352(6)
Authors: Hedrick, Traci L.; Swenson, Brian R.; Friel, Charles M.

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Reduced CDX2 Expression Predicts Poor Overall Survival in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
pp. 353-360(8)
Authors: Hong, Kwang Dae; Lee, Dooseok; Lee, Youngseok; Lee, Sun Il; Moon, Hong Young

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Outcomes of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in Patients with Manometric Patterns of Esophageal Motility Disorders
pp. 361-365(5)
Authors: Dell’Acqua-Cassão, Bruna; Mardiros-Herbella, Fernando Augusto; Farah, José F.; Bonadiman, Adorisio; Silva, Luciana C.; Patti, Marco G.

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Evaluating the Learning Curve Associated with Laparoscopic Left Hemicolectomy for Colon Cancer
pp. 366-371(6)
Authors: Yamamoto, Masashi; Okuda, Junji; Tanaka, Keitaro; Kondo, Keisaku; Asai, Keiko; Kayano, Hajime; Masubuchi, Shinsuke; Uchiyama, Kazuhisa

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Scalenus Minimus Muscle: Overestimated or Not? An Anatomical Study
pp. 372-374(3)
Authors: Natsis, Konstantinos; Totlis, Trifon; Didagelos, Matthaios; Tsakotos, George; Vlassis, Konstantinos; Skandalakis, Panagiotis

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Localization and Definitive Control of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding with Angiography and Embolization
pp. 375-380(6)
Authors: Yi, William S.; Garg, Gaurav; Sava, Jack A.

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Less Common Nontraumatic Bowel Perforations: Diagnosis and Management through a Retrospective Study
pp. 381-387(7)
Authors: Gourgiotis, Stavros; Liakos, Nikolaos; Gemenetzis, George; Seretis, Charalampos; Aloizos, Stavros; Vougas, Vasilis; Drakopoulos, Spyros

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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma: Comparison of Lymphocele Rates by Surgical Technique
pp. 388-392(5)
Authors: White, Ian; Mills, Jane K.; Diggs, Brian; Fortino Hima, Jeanine; Ellis, Michelle C.; Vetto, John T.

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Single-incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
pp. 393-397(5)
Authors: Mittermair, Reinhard; Pratschke, Johann; Sucher, Robert

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Change in Hematocrit during Trauma Assessment Predicts Bleeding Even with Ongoing Fluid Resuscitation
pp. 398-406(9)
Authors: Thorson, Chad M.; Ryan, Mark L.; Van Haren, Robert M.; Pereira, Reginald; Olloqui, Jeremy; Otero, Christian A.; Schulman, Carl I.; Livingstone, Alan S.; Proctor, Kenneth G.

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Optimal Timing of Systemic Therapy in Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases
pp. 414-421(8)
Authors: Ihemelandu, Chukwuemeka; Levine, Edward A.; Aklilu, Mebea; Yacoub, George; Howerton, Russell; Bolemon, Britt; Graham, Matthew; Russell, Greg; Shen, Perry

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Routine Nasogastric Decompression in Small Bowel Obstruction: Is It Really Necessary?
pp. 422-428(7)
Authors: Fonseca, Annabelle L.; Schuster, Kevin M.; Maung, Adrian A.; Kaplan, Lewis J.; Davis, Kimberly A.

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Video-assisted Laparoscopic Débridement for Retroperitoneal Pancreatic Collections: A Reliable Step-up Approach
pp. 429-433(5)
Authors: Ángel García-Ureña, Miguel; López-Monclús, Javier; Melero-Montes, Daniel; Blázquez-Hernando, Luis Alberto; Castellón-Pavón, Camilo; Calvo-Durán, Enrique; Gordo-Vidal, Federico; Hoyo, Luis Felipe Aguilera-del

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The Use of ‘Closed Laparostomy’ Using Bioabsorbable Mesh in Prevention of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
pp. 437-439(3)
Authors: Mari, Francesco Saverio; Brescia, Antonio; Nigri, Giuseppe; Favi, Francesco; Pindozzi, Fioralba; Dall’Oglio, Anna; Pancaldi, Alessandra; Masoni, Luigi

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Prehospital Information for Optimal Patient Care
pp. 441-443(3)
Authors: Davis, James S.; Graygo, Jill; Augenstein, Jeffrey; Schulman, Carl I.

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Amyand’s Hernia: Really a Rare Condition?
pp. 443-444(2)
Authors: Saylam, Barış; Gülseren, Mehmet Onur; Çomçalı, Bülent; Demiriz, Barış; Tez, Mesut; Coşkun, Faruk

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Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Embolism after Ventral Hernia Repair
pp. 444-446(3)
Authors: Aitchison, Samantha; Hoopes, Charles W.; Roth, J. Scott

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Continuing Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Gallbladder Polyps
pp. 446-448(3)
Authors: Arikanoglu, Zulfu; Taskesen, Fatih; Aliosmanoglu, Ibrahim; Gul, Mesut; Gumus, Hatice; Celik, Yusuf; Tas, Ilhan; Keles, Aysenur; Girgin, Sadullah

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Staged Suspension of an Enteroatmospheric Fistula: A Novel Surgical Approach
pp. e139-e140(2)
Authors: Clark, Clarence E.; Walker, Travelyan; Bacon, Louise; McCoy, James; Babaloa, Olufemi

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Minimally Invasive Treatment of a Life-threatening Hemorrhagic Complication of Drain Removal
pp. e141-e142(2)
Authors: Naseer, Saira; Idrees, Sarim; Joels, Charles S.; Stanley, J. Daniel

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Rectovaginal Fistula: An Extremely Rare Complication after Injection Sclerotherapy for Hemorrhoids
pp. e143-e144(2)
Authors: Ray, Sukanta; Mandal, Sarbeswar; Khamrui, Sujan

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Small Bowel Perforation by a Germanium Stone
pp. e145-e146(2)
Authors: Jang, Ji Young; Shim, Hongjin; Lee, Jae Gil

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Acute Sigmoid Diverticulitis within an Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia in an Adult: A First Report
pp. e147-e148(2)
Authors: Kajese, Tanyaradzwa M.; Beamer, R. Larry

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Experience with Diagnosis and Treatment of Infected Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: An Analysis of Seven Cases
pp. e149-e150(2)
Authors: Fang, Qing-Bo; Ge, Xiao-Hu; Guan, Sheng; Sai, Li-Mu; Ren, Hao; Tian, Guang-Lei

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Polytetrafluoroethylene versus Autogenous Vein for Patch Reconstruction of the Portal/Superior Mesenteric Vein during Pancreatectomy
pp. e151-e153(3)
Authors: Illuminati, Giulio; Carboni, Fabio; Pacilè, Maria Antonietta; Ceccanei, Gianluca; Pizzardi, Giulia; Palumbo, Piero; Vietri, Francesco

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Significance and Management of Pulmonary Artery Involvement in Beçhet’s Syndrome
pp. e154-e155(2)
Authors: Bassiony, Ashraf M.; Hassan, Hany; Zein, Osama; Mansour, Kamal A.

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Intra-abdominal Bronchogenic Cyst: A Challenge in Diagnosis and Management
pp. e156-e157(2)
Authors: Kfoury, Elias; Moynihan, John J.

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Primary Aortoduodenal Fistula after Radiotherapy
pp. e158-e159(2)
Authors: Paulus, Elena M.; Garrett, H. Edward; Powell, Benjamin S.; Stoikes, Nathaniel F.

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Unusual Variants of Choledochal Cyst: How to Classify
pp. e162-e164(3)
Authors: Mishra, Pramod Kumar; Ramaswamy, Dinesh; Saluja, Sundeep Singh; Patil, Nilesh; Chandrashekhar, Sundeep

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Endovascular Management of a Traumatic Renocaval Arteriovenous Fistula
pp. e165-e166(2)
Authors: Mitchell, Christopher Drumm; Amos, Joseph Darryl; McQuade, Karen; Olivera, Kristin; Dunn, Ernest L.

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Minimally Invasive Colostomy Revision for Palliation of Large Stomal Prolapse and an Adherent Sliding Peristomal Hernia
pp. e167-e168(2)
Authors: Rashid, Omar M.; Nagahashi, Masayuki; Takabe, Kazuaki

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Subsegmental Bowel Enteral Nutrition Infusion and Succus Entericus Reinfusion in Patients with Severe Acute Pancreatitis Complicated with Multiple Enteric Fistulae: A Successful Experience
pp. e169-e171(3)
Authors: Ye, Xianghong; Peng, Nanhai; Jiang, Fangzheng; Ni, Yuanhong; Tong, Zhihui; Li, Weiqin; Li, Jieshou

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Lower Limb Compartment Syndrome after Femoral Artery Cannulation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass
pp. e175-e176(2)
Authors: Rudersdorf, Patrick D.; Whealon, Matthew D.; Abolhoda, Amir

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