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Volume 79, Number 8, August 2013

Use of Damage Control and the Open Abdomen in Combat
pp. 747-753(7)
Authors: Bograd, Benjamin; Rodriguez, Carlos; Amdur, Richard; Gage, Fred; Elster, Eric; Dunne, James

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Current Outcome of Esophagectomy in the Very Elderly: Experience of a German High-volume Center
pp. 754-763(10)
Authors: Schweigert, Michael; Solymosi, Norbert; Dubecz, Attila; Stadlhuber, Rudolf J.; Ofner, Dietmar; Stein, Hubert J.

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Patterns of Early Mortality after Trauma in a Neighborhood Urban Trauma Center: Can We Improve Outcomes?
pp. 764-767(4)
Authors: Berbiglia, Lindsay; Lopez, Peter P.; Bair, Leah; Ammon, Adelaide; Navas, Gwyneth; Keller, Melissa; Diebel, Lawrence N.

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Safety, Efficacy, and Cost Savings of Single Parathyroid Hormone Measurement for Risk Stratification after Total Thyroidectomy
pp. 768-774(7)
Authors: McCullough, Meghan; Weber, Collin; Leong, Chris; Sharma, Jyotirmay

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Measuring the Impact of Multidisciplinary Care on Quality for Pancreatic Surgery: Transition to a Focused, Very High-volume Program
pp. 775-780(6)
Authors: Fitzgerald, Timothy L.; Seymore, Noah M.; Kachare, Swapnil D.; Zervos, Emmanuel E.; Wong, Jan H.

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Postoperative Quality of Life after Open Transinguinal Preperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair Using Memory Ring or Three-dimensional Devices
pp. 786-793(8)
Authors: Williams, Kristopher B.; Bradley, Joel F.; Wormer, Blair A.; Zemlyak, Alla Y.; Walters, Amanda L.; Colavita, Paul D.; Lincourt, Amy E.; Tsirline, Victor B.; Belyansky, Igor; Heniford, B. Todd

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Use of Early Gastrografin Small Bowel Follow-through in Small Bowel Obstruction Management
pp. 794-796(3)
Authors: Galardi, Nicholas; Collins, Jay; Friend, Kara

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Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis: A Safe Same-day Surgery Procedure?
pp. 802-805(4)
Authors: Cross, Wirt; Chandru Kowdley, Gopal

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Transitioning to Thoracic Endovascular Repair: A Single Institution’s Analysis of the Management of Blunt Aortic Injury
pp. 806-809(4)
Authors: Nelson, Clay G.; Redlinger, Richard E.; Collins, Jay N.; Weireter, Leonard J.; Britt, L. D.

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When Enough Is Enough: Impact of Packed Red Blood Cells in Massive Transfusion Outcomes
pp. 810-814(5)
Authors: Long, Kira; Heaney, Jiselle Bock; Simms, Eric R.; McSwain, Norman E.; Duchesne, Juan C.

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The Use of Multiple Serial Transverse Enteroplasty (STEP) Procedures for the Management of Intestinal Atresia and Short Bowel Syndrome
pp. 826-828(3)
Authors: Bhalla, Varun K.; Pipkin, Walter L.; Hatley, Robyn M.; Howell, Charles G.

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Preoperative Pain Is the Strongest Predictor of Postoperative Pain and Diminished Quality of Life after Ventral Hernia Repair
pp. 829-836(8)
Authors: Tsirline, Victor B.; Colavita, Paul D.; Belyansky, Igor; Zemlyak, Alla Y.; Lincourt, Amy E.; Heniford, B. Todd

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Defining the Learning Curve of Laparoendoscopic Single-site Heller Myotomy
pp. 837-844(8)
Authors: Ross, Sharona B.; Luberice, Kenneth; Kurian, Tony J.; Paul, Harold; Rosemurgy, Alexander S.

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Experience with Total Thyroidectomy for Massive Multinodular Goiter
pp. 854-856(3)
Authors: Walker, Travelyan M.; Fortson, James K.; Patel, Vijaykumar G.

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Clostridium difficile Colitis: Is Severity Increased with Previous Appendectomy?
pp. e258-e259(2)
Authors: Ward, William H.; Puttler, Krista M.; Lucha, Paul A.

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Trauma Surgery in an Aging World
pp. e264-e266(3)
Authors: Rittenhouse-Puhak, Jennifer; Philp, Frances H.; Toevs, Christine

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Infective Endocarditis Leading to Acute Aortic Insufficiency, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Colonic Ischemia
pp. e267-e268(2)
Authors: Salman, Muhammad; Khan, Nadia N.; Ahuja, Vanita; Shears, Larry; Monk, John

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Two Cases of Mesenteric Lipodystrophy
pp. e269-e270(2)
Authors: Foroutan, Shahin; Tuxen, Peter; Goldberg, Steven; Mahmoud, Ahmed

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An Unusual Case of Yersinia enterocolitica Infection Manifesting as Perianal and Colonic Ulcers
pp. e271-e272(2)
Authors: Manookian, Patrick; Yavrouian, Robert; Mahmoud, Ahmed

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Sigmoid Colon Perforation from an Impacted Toothpick and an Occult Colonic Malignancy
pp. e273-e274(2)
Authors: DeMuro, Jonas P.; Adamo, Alfred

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Small Bowel Perforation Subsequent to Mushroom Bezoar as a Presentation of Crohn’s Disease
pp. e278-e280(3)
Authors: Nabeel-Zafar, Syed; Traverso, Purnell; Asare, Mariette; Romero, Nahir; Changoor, Navin R.; Hughes, Kakra; Greene, Wendy R.

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Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma of the Pancreatic Head
pp. e281-e283(3)
Authors: Resch, Thomas R.; Hwang, Steve S.; Norris, Charlotte E.; Helmer, Stephen D.; Osborne, Duane L.

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Spigelian Hernia, Diagnosis, and Minimally Invasive Repair: A Case Series of 11 Patients
pp. e284-e285(2)
Authors: Sucandy, Iswanto; Miles, Melissa; Gallagher, Sidhbh; Josloff, Robert K.

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