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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 80, Number 1, January 2014

Robert Liston, M.D. (October 28, 1794‐December 7, 1847): The Fastest Knife in the West End
pp. 1-2(2)
Authors: Wright, A. Sharee; Maxwell, Pinckney J.

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Prehospital Intubation Does Not Decrease Complications in the Penetrating Trauma Patient
pp. 9-14(6)
Authors: Taghavi, Sharven; Vora, Halley P.; Jayarajan, Senthil N.; Gaughan, John P.; Pathak, Abhijit S.; Santora, Thomas A.; Goldberg, Amy J.

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Step-by-step Vascular Control for Extracapsular Resection of Complex Giant Liver Hemangioma Involving the Inferior Vena Cava
pp. 15-20(6)
Authors: Dou, Lei; Meng, Wei-Shan; Su, Bao-Dong; Zhu, Peng; Zhang, Wei; Liang, Hui-Fang; Chen, Yi-Fa; Chen, Xiao-Ping

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Surgeon-administered Conscious Sedation and Local Anesthesia for Ambulatory Anorectal Surgery
pp. 21-25(5)
Authors: Hina, Miss; Hourigan, Jon S.; Moore, Richard A.; Stanley, J. Daniel

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Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision for Ultralow Rectal Cancer with Transanal Intersphincteric Dissection as a First Step: A Single-surgeon Experience
pp. 26-30(5)
Authors: Maglio, Riccardo; Meucci, Massimo; Muzi, Marco Gallinella; Maglio, Marianna; Masoni, Luigi

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Surgical Treatment Options for Rectal Carcinoid Cancer: Local versus Low Radical Excision
pp. 31-35(5)
Authors: Wang, Yi-Zarn; Diebold, Anne; Boudreaux, Philip; Raines, Daniel; Campeau, Richard; Anthony, Lowell; Woltering, Eugene

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Clinical Impact of Preoperative Cholangitis after Biliary Drainage in Patients Who Undergo Pancreaticoduodenectomy on Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula
pp. 36-42(7)
Authors: Yanagimoto, Hiroaki; Satoi, Sohei; Yamamoto, Tomohisa; Toyokawa, Hideyoshi; Hirooka, Satoshi; Yui, Rintaro; Yamaki, So; Ryota, Hironori; Inoue, Kentaro; Michiura, Taku; Matsui, Yoichi; Kwon, A-Hon

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Repeat Head Computed Tomography in Anticoagulated Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: Still Warranted
pp. 43-47(5)
Authors: Joseph, Bellal; Sadoun, Moutamn; Aziz, Hassan; Tang, Andrew; Wynne, Julie L.; Pandit, Viraj; Kulvatunyou, Narong; O'Keeffe, Terence; Friese, Randall S.; Rhee, Peter

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Laparoscopic versus Open Resection for Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Meta-analysis
pp. 48-56(9)
Authors: Zheng, Lijun; Ding, Weixing; Zhou, Donglei; Lu, Liesheng; Yao, Le

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Intraperitoneal Tension-free Repair of a Small Midline Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernia: Randomized Study with a Mean Follow-up of 3 Years
pp. 57-65(9)
Authors: Bensaadi, Hocine; Paolino, Luca; Valenti, Antonio; Polliand, Claude; Barrat, Christophe; Champault, GĂ©rard

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The Value of Cholangiography through Jackson-Pratt Drains in the Management of Postoperative Biliary Injuries
pp. 66-71(6)
Authors: Macedo, Francisco Igor B.; Casillas, Victor J.; Davis, James S.; Levi, Joe U.; Sleeman, Danny

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Blunt Assault: ‘Million Dollar Baby’
pp. 72-75(4)
Authors: Hadjizacharia, Pantelis; Rhee, Peter; Pandit, Viraj; Aziz, Hassan; Green, Donald; Joseph, Bellal

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Changing Paradigms in Acute Care Surgery: A Shift to the Hindgut
pp. 76-80(5)
Authors: Mishra, Nitin; Roberts, Patricia L.; Marcello, Peter W.; Read, Thomas E.; Hall, Jason F.; Schoetz, David J.; Ricciardi, Rocco

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Early Detection of Coagulation Abnormalities in Patients at Nutritional Risk: the Novel Role of Thromboelastography
pp. 81-86(6)
Authors: Xu, Ziwei; Li, Yousheng; Yang, Xiufang; Wang, Jian; Li, Jieshou

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Effect of a Dedicated Acute Care Operating Room on Hospital Efficiency
pp. 89-91(3)
Authors: Trydestam, Cecilia; Prato, Steven; Cushing, Brad; Whiting, James

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Frequency of Bile Leak after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Audit of a Surgical Residency Program
pp. 91-94(4)
Authors: Paajanen, Hannu; Suuronen, Satu; Eskelinen, Matti; Hytonen, Santtu; Juvonen, Petri

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Ileal Perforation in a Young Female with Churg-Strauss Syndrome
pp. 94-96(3)
Authors: Ikoma, Naruhiko; Fischer, Uwe M.; Covinsky, Michael; Quesada, Andres E.; Gomez, Rene; McCray, Courtney; Warner, Noranna B.; Ko, Tien C.

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Can We Decrease the Number of Trauma Patients ‘Missing in Action’? A Prospective Pilot Intervention to Improve Trauma Patient Compliance with Outpatient Follow-up at an Urban Level I Trauma Center
pp. 96-98(3)
Authors: Haider, Adil H.; Figura, Ronald H.; Ladha, Karim; Johnston, Marla; Noll, Kathy M.; Heptinstall, Suzette R.; Haut, Elliott R.; Efron, David T.

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Shock with Intestinal Ischemia: a Rare Complication of Methamphetamine Use
pp. 101-102(2)
Authors: Prendergast, Christina; Hassanein, Aladdin H.; Bansal, Vishal; Kobayashi, Leslie

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Preparing Senior Medical Students for Surgical Internship: the Value of a Half-day Intervention
pp. 102-104(3)
Authors: Mowlds, Donald S.; Patel, Madhukar S.; Khalsa, Bhavraj; Foe-Parker, Jennifer E.; Salibian, Ara A.; Rama, Asheen; Jafari, Fariba; Whealon, Matthew D.; Hoyt, David B.; Stamos, Michael J.; Endres, Jill E.; Smith, Brian R.

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Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Multiple Lesions of Primary Lymphoma
pp. e1-e2(2)
Authors: Aivazi, Armen; Hall, Keneth; DeMuro, Jonas P.

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Treatment of a Lymphocutaneous Fistula with Glue
pp. e3-e4(2)
Authors: Beteck, Besem; Mech, Karl; Chandru Kowdley, Gopal

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Duodenal Stenosis after Injury of a Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Caused by Blunt Abdominal Trauma
pp. e5-e6(2)
Authors: Jang, Ji Young; Lee, Jae Gil; Shim, Hongjin

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Dr. Seishu Hanaoka (1760‐1835): Surgeon, Pharmacist, and Anesthesiologist
pp. e7-e9(3)
Authors: Kotler, Drew L.; Hirose, Hitoshi; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.

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Bacteroides tectum Causing Perineal and Groin Soft Tissue Infection in a Diabetic Patient Exposed to Dogs
pp. e10-e11(2)
Authors: Darwazeh, Ghaleb; Hani, Murad Bani; Chandru Kowdley, Gopal

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Symptomatic Gallbladder Agenesis: Never Again Unnecessary Cholecystectomy
pp. e12-e13(2)
Authors: Piccolo, Gaetano; DiVita, Maria; Zanghi, Antonio; Cavallaro, Andrea; Cardi, Francesco; Capellani, Alessandro

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Simultaneous Gastric and Colonic Erosion of Gastric Band
pp. e14-e16(3)
Authors: Tyrell, Richard; Kukar, Moshim; Dring, Robert; Gadaleta, Dominick

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Resolution of Persistent Pancreaticopleural Fistula after an Internal Drainage Procedure
pp. e19-e21(3)
Authors: Vasquez, Charles R.; Chestovich, Paul; Muthusamy, V. Raman; Donahue, Timothy R.

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Same-day Surgery for Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Appendicitis: Is This Safe?
pp. e25-e26(2)
Authors: Cross, Wirt; Chandru Kowdley, Gopal

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Intramural Esophageal Bronchogenic Cyst with Wall Hemorrhage Results in Acute Esophageal Obstruction: Report of Two Cases
pp. e27-e29(3)
Authors: Liang, Jiang-Shui; Yin, Gui-Lin; Zhang, Xiao-Ming; Zhu, Shui-Bo; Dong, Yong-Qiang

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Use of Ultrasonography during Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
pp. e30-e32(3)
Authors: Kim, Dennis Y.; Regner, Justin; Doucet, Jay; Kobayashi, Leslie; Lee, Jeanne; Coimbra, Raul; Bansal, Vishal

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Actinomyces Appendicitis: Diagnostic Dilemma—Malignancy or Infection?
pp. e33-e35(3)
Authors: Ng, Nathaniel; Ng, Grace; Davis, Brian R.; Meier, Donald E.

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