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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 10, October 2013

Predictors of Early Postoperative Outcomes in 375 Consecutive Hepatectomies: A Single-institution Experience
pp. 961-967(7)
Authors: Abbass, Mohammad Ali; Slezak, Jeffery M; DiFronzo, L. Andrew

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Minimally Invasive Resection of Benign Gastric Tumors in Challenging Locations: Prepyloric Region or Gastroesophageal Junction
pp. 968-972(5)
Authors: Armstrong, Christopher; Gebhart, Alana; Smith, Brian R.; Nguyen, Ninh T.

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Acute Care Surgery in Heart Transplant Recipients
pp. 973-976(4)
Authors: Ashman, Zane; Lancaster, Elizabeth; Satou, Nancy; Shemin, Richard J.; Hiatt, Jonathan R.; Benharash, Peyman

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Postmastectomy Reconstruction Is Associated with Improved Survival in Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer: A Single-institution Study
pp. 977-981(5)
Authors: Baker, Jennifer L.; Mailey, Brian; Tokin, Christopher A.; Blair, Sarah L.; Wallace, Anne M.

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Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Too Little, Too Much, or Too Late
pp. 982-986(5)
Authors: Capote, Allan; Michael, Andrew; Almodovar, Jorge; Chan, Patricia; Skinner, Ruby; Martin, Maureen

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Efficacy of Contemporary Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
pp. 987-991(5)
Authors: Chang, Jason; Ahn, Joseph E.; Landsman, Nicholas; Rhee, Katherine; Chun, Linda; Patel, Kaushal Kevin

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Outcome of Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair with PermacolTM Biologic Mesh
pp. 992-996(5)
Authors: Cheng, Amy W.; Abbas, Maher A.; Tejirian, Talar

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Seatbelt Sign as an Indication for Four-vessel Computed Tomography Angiogram of the Neck to Diagnose Blunt Carotid Artery and Other Cervical Vascular Injuries
pp. 1001-1004(4)
Authors: Dhillon, Ramandeep Singh; Barrios, Cristobal; Lau, Cecilia; Pham, Jacqueline; Bernal, Nicole; Kong, Allen; Lekawa, Michael; Dolich, Matthew

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Polyp on Ultrasound: Now What? The Association between Gallbladder Polyps and Cancer
pp. 1005-1008(4)
Authors: Donald, Graham; Sunjaya, Dharma; Donahue, Timothy; Hines, O. Joe

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Paget's Disease of the Nipple with Parenchymal Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Is Associated with Worse Prognosis than Paget's Disease Alone
pp. 1009-1012(4)
Authors: Durkan, Brandice; Bresee, Catherine; Bose, Shikha; Phillips, Edward H.; Dang, Catherine M.

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Can the Need for Colectomy after Computed Tomography-guided Percutaneous Drainage for Diverticular Abscess Be Predicted?
pp. 1013-1016(4)
Authors: Felder, Seth I.; Barmparas, Galinos; Lynn, Juliane; Murrell, Zuri; Margulies, Daniel R.; Fleshner, Phillip

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Initial Outcomes of Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair with Mesh
pp. 1017-1021(5)
Authors: Gebhart, Alana; Vu, Steven; Armstrong, Chris; Smith, Brian R.; Nguyen, Ninh T.

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The Unequal Distribution of Parathyroid Neoplasms in Male Patients
pp. 1022-1025(4)
Authors: Goldner, Bryan; Lee, Byrne; Stabile, Bruce E.

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Colorectal Surgery in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Decade of Trends and Outcomes in the United States
pp. 1026-1033(8)
Authors: Halabi, Wissam J.; Jafari, Mehraneh D.; Nguyen, Vinh Q.; Carmichael, Joseph C.; Mills, Steven; Pigazzi, Alessio; Stamos, Michael J.; Foster, Clarence E.

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Morbidity of Diverting Ileostomy for Rectal Cancer: Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
pp. 1034-1039(6)
Authors: Jafari, Mehraneh D.; Halabi, Wissam J.; Jafari, Fariba; Nguyen, Vinh Q.; Stamos, Michael J.; Carmichael, Joseph C.; Mills, Steven D.; Pigazzi, Alessio

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Introspection into Institutional Database Allows for Focused Quality Improvement Plan in Cardiac Surgery: Example for a New Global Healthcare System
pp. 1040-1044(5)
Authors: Lancaster, Elizabeth; Postel, Mackenzie; Satou, Nancy; Shemin, Richard; Benharash, Peyman

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Validation of Revised American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging for Gallbladder Cancer Based on a Single Institution Experience
pp. 1045-1049(5)
Authors: Koh, Christina Y.; Demirjian, Aram N.; Chen, Wen-Pin; McLaren, Christine E.; Imagawa, David K.

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Predictive Risk Factors of Early Postoperative Enteric Fistula in Colon and Rectal Surgery
pp. 1058-1063(6)
Authors: Masoomi, Hossein; Carmichael, Joseph C.; Mills, Steven; Pigazzi, Alessio; Stamos, Michael J.

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Outcomes of Vascular Resection in Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Single-surgeon Experience
pp. 1064-1067(4)
Authors: Menon, Vijay G.; Puri, Vichin C.; Annamalai, Alagappan A.; Tuli, Richard; Nissen, Nicholas N.

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Incidence and Survival Patterns of Rare Anal Canal Neoplasms Using the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Registry
pp. 1068-1074(7)
Authors: Metildi, Cristina; McLemore, Elisabeth C.; Tran, Thuy; Chang, David; Cosman, Bard; Ramamoorthy, Sonia L.; Saltzstein, Sidney L.; Sadler, Georgia Robins

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Early Adoption of Robotic Pulmonary Lobectomy: Feasibility and Initial Outcomes
pp. 1075-1080(6)
Authors: Oh, Daniel S.; Cho, Isaac; Karamian, Brian; DeMeester, Steven R.; Hagen, Jeffrey A.

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Timing of Redébridement after Initial Source Control Impacts Survival in Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection
pp. 1081-1085(5)
Authors: Okoye, Obi; Talving, Peep; Lam, Lydia; Smith, Jennifer; Teixeira, Pedro G.; Inaba, Kenji; Koronakis, Nikolaos; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Computed Tomography Blush and Splenic Injury: Does It Always Require Angioembolization?
pp. 1089-1092(4)
Authors: Post, Rebecca; Engel, Delphine; Pham, Jacqueline; Barrios, Cristobal

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Acute Hemodilution Is Safe in Patients with Comorbid Illness Undergoing Partial Hepatectomy
pp. 1093-1097(5)
Authors: Putchakayala, Krishna; DiFronzo, L. Andrew

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Predictors of Mortality and Limb Loss in Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
pp. 1102-1105(4)
Authors: Schwartz, Samuel; Kightlinger, Elizabeth; de Virgilio, Christian; de Virgilio, Michael; Kaji, Amy; Neville, Angela; Bennion, Robert; Saltzman, Darin j.

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When It Is Not a Spigelian Hernia: Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
pp. 1111-1114(4)
Authors: Towfigh, Shirin; Anderson, Shannon; Walker, Andrea

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Surgical Management of Advanced Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A 21-year Population-based Analysis
pp. 1115-1118(4)
Authors: Tran, Thuy B.; Liou, Douglas; Menon, Vijay G.; Nissen, Nicholas N.

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Rate of Re-excision after Breast-conserving Surgery for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
pp. 1119-1122(4)
Authors: Wanis, Morcos L.; Wong, Jennifer A.; Rodriguez, Samuel; Wong, Jasmine M.; Jabo, Brice; Ashok, Arjun; Lum, Sharon S. J.; Solomon, Naveenraj L.; Reeves, Mark E.; Garberoglio, Carlos A.; Senthil, Maheswari

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