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Volume 80, Number 11, November 2014

Robert Edward Gross (1905‐1988): Ligation of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus and the Birth of a Specialty
pp. 1087-1088(2)
Authors: Chalphin, Alexander V.; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.; Milan, Stacey

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Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication: 2-year Results from the Prospective Multicenter U.S. Study
pp. 1093-1105(13)
Authors: Bell, Reginald C. W.; Barnes, William E; Carter, Bart J.; Sewell, Robert W.; Mavrelis, Peter G.; Ihde, Glenn M.; Hoddinott, Kevin M.; Fox, Mark A.; Freeman, Katherine D.; Gunsberger, Tanja; Hausmann, Mark G.; Dargis, David; DaCOSTA Gill, Brian; Wilson, Erik; Trad, Karim S.

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Hypocaloric Enteral Nutrition Protects Against Hypoglycemia Associated with Intensive Insulin Therapy Better Than Intravenous Dextrose
pp. 1106-1111(6)
Authors: Kauffmann, Rondi M.; Hayes, Rachel M.; VanLaeken, Amanda H.; Norris, Patrick R.; Diaz, Jose J.; May, Addison K.; Collier, Bryan R.

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Increased Total Serum Random Cortisol Levels Predict Mortality in Critically Ill Trauma Patients
pp. 1112-1118(7)
Authors: Pandya, Urmil; Polite, Nathan; Wood, Teresa; Lieber, Michael

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Octogenarians: Noncompliance with Breast Cancer Treatment Recommendations
pp. 1119-1123(5)
Authors: Strader, Lindsay A.; Helmer, Stephen D.; Yates, Christine L.; Tenofsky, Patty L.

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Computed Tomography to Diagnose Blunt Diaphragm Injuries: Not Ready for Prime Time
pp. 1124-1127(4)
Authors: Sprunt, Julie M.; Brown, Carlos V. R.; Reifsnyder, Andrew C.; Shestopalov, Alex V.; Ali, Sadia; Fielder, W. Drew

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Which Operative Repair Is Associated with a Higher Likelihood of Reoperation after Rectal Prolapse Repair?
pp. 1128-1131(4)
Authors: Ricciardi, Rocco; Roberts, Patricia L.; Read, Thomas E.; Hall, Jason F.; Marcello, Peter W.; Schoetz, David J.

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Delays in Transfer of Elderly Less-injured Trauma Patients Can Have Deadly Consequences
pp. 1132-1135(4)
Authors: Fischer, Peter E.; Colavita, Paul D.; Fleming, Gregory P.; Huynh, Toan T.; Christmas, A. Britton; Sing, Ronald F.

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Can We Predict Complete or Major Response after Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer by Noninvasive Methods? Results of a Prospective Study on 61 Patients
pp. 1136-1145(10)
Authors: Moszkowicz, David; Peschaud, Frédérique; El Hajjam, Mostafa; Julié, Catherine; Beauchet, Alain; Penna, Christophe; Nordlinger, Bernard; Benoist, Stéphane

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Treatment Strategies for Primary Hyperparathyroidism: What Is the Cost?
pp. 1146-1151(6)
Authors: Aliabadi-Wahle, Shaghayegh; Kelly, Tracy L.; Rozenfeld, Yelena; Carlisle, James R.; Naeole, Lihau K.; Negreanu, Francesca A.; Schuman, Earl; Hammill, Chet W.

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Adrenalectomy for Adrenal-mediated Hypertension: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Analysis of an Institutional Experience
pp. 1152-1158(7)
Authors: Shada, Amber L.; Stokes, Jayme B.; Turrentine, Florence E.; Simpson, Virginia B.; Padia, Shetal H.; Carey, Robert M.; Hanks, John B.; Smith, Philip W.

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Maintaining Low Transfusion and Angioembolization Rates in the Age of Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Blunt Splenic Injury
pp. 1159-1163(5)
Authors: Duron, Vincent P.; Day, Kristopher M.; Steigman, Shaun A.; Aidlen, Jeremy T.; Luks, Francois I.

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Impact of Gastric Prolapse after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding for Morbid Obesity
pp. 1164-1168(5)
Authors: Davis, John P.; Lapar, Damien J.; Schirmer, Bruce D.; Hallowell, Peter T.

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Is Cholecystostomy a Safe Procedure in Patients with Cirrhosis?
pp. 1169-1171(3)
Authors: Jayadevan, Rajiv; Garg, Malika; Schiano, Thomas; Divino, Celia M.

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Ground-level Falls Are a Marker of Poor Outcome in the Injured Elderly
pp. 1171-1173(3)
Authors: Gerry, Jon M.; Spain, David A.; Staudenmayer, Kristan L.

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Risk Factors for Organ/Space Surgical Site Infection after Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
pp. 1173-1175(3)
Authors: Takeishi, Kazuki; Yamashita, Yo-Ichi; Tsujita, Eiji; Maeda, Takashi; Tsutsui, Shin-Ichi; Matsuda, Hiroyuki; Shirabe, Ken; Ishida, Teruyoshi; Maehara, Yoshihiko

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The Impact of Complications after Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Elderly Patients: A Review of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database
pp. 1175-1178(4)
Authors: Adekoya, Peju; Obirieze, Augustine; Onwugbufor, Michael; Cole, Melissa; Cornwell, Edward E.; Frederick, Wayne A. I.

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Morbidity of Reoperation for Thyroid Disease
pp. 1178-1179(2)
Authors: Abboud, Bassam; Sleilaty, Ghassan; Eid, Tony

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Mesocaval Shunt to Facilitate Complex Venous Resection during Pancreaticoduodenectomy
pp. 1179-1181(3)
Authors: Conway, W. Charles; Bolton, John S.

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Endoscopic Clipping of Iatrogenic Duodenal Perforation
pp. e276-e277(2)
Authors: Alpendre, Cristiano; Judd, Stephanie; Mostafa, Gamal; Anees, Mohammad

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Total Parenteral Nutrition Changes Species Distribution in Patients with Fungemia
pp. e278-e280(3)
Authors: Pate, Amy; Baltazar, Gerard; Jung, Young-Sung; Vernaleo, John; Chendrasekhar, Akella

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Management of Persistent Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreatoduodenectomy
pp. e281-e286(6)
Authors: Rebibo, Lionel; Yzet, Clara; Yzet, Thierry; Delcenserie, Richard; Bartoli, Eric; Regimbeau, Jean-Marc

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Outcome of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients 85 Years and Older
pp. e290-e292(3)
Authors: Jiménez, Pablo Priego; Ruiz-Tovar, Jaime; Ramiro, Carmen; Molina, José Manuel; Morales, Vicente; Lobo, Eduardo

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Gastric Necrosis and Recurrent Small Bowel Perforation Resulting from Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis
pp. e293-e294(2)
Authors: Saltmarsh, Guy; Plurad, David; Bricker, Scott; Bongard, Fred; Neville, Angela; Putnam, Brant; Kim, Dennis

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Acute Appendicitis in the Elderly: Diagnosis and Management Still a Challenge
pp. e295-e297(3)
Authors: Bhullar, Jasneet Singh; Chaudhary, Sushant; Cozacov, Yaniv; Lopez, Peter; Mittal, Vijay K.

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True Anterior Tibial Artery Aneurysm in a Runner
pp. e298-e299(2)
Authors: John, Scott Michael; Greer, Michael S.

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Simple Sterile Polyvinyl Chloride for Nail Reconstruction
pp. e300-e301(2)
Authors: Than, Kian-Yong; Li, Tzong-Shiun

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Perineal Lymphoma: A Diagnostic Dilemma
pp. e302-e303(2)
Authors: Kauffmann, Rondi M.; Grayson, Britney L.; Mosse, Claudio A.; Geiger, Timothy M.

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Have Plain Abdominal Radiographs Outlived Their Usefulness?
pp. e304-e306(3)
Authors: Pate, Amy; Baltazar, Gerard; Chasin, Cara; Chendrasekhar, Akella

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Our ‘Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract’ Experience for Complex Anorectal Fistulas: Is It a Preferable Method?
pp. e307-e308(2)
Authors: Yoldas, Tayfun; Karaca, Can; Unalp, Omer; Ekmekcigil, Ela; Uguz, Alper; Sezer, Taylan; Caliskan, Cemil; Akgun, Erhan; Korkut, Mustafa

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Paradoxical Thromboembolism after Blunt Lower Extremity Trauma: A Management Strategy to Prevent Additional Sequelae Where Anticoagulation Is Contraindicated
pp. e309-e311(3)
Authors: Whedon, Jason M.; Beaver, Timothy A.; Hernandez, Roland A.; Burchard, Kenneth W.

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An Adult with Symptomatic Esophageal Duplication Cyst
pp. e312-e313(2)
Authors: Moskowitz, Robert; Bordan, Dennis; Zairis, Ignatios

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Intake of Temporary Abdominal Closure with Abdominal Negative-pressure Therapy in Management of Nontraumatic Abdominal Surgical Emergencies to Avoid Stoma
pp. e314-e316(3)
Authors: Malgras, Brice; Pasquier, Pierre; Savard, Dillon J.; Rouquie, Delphine; Baton, Olivier; Boulanger, Thierry; Goudard, Yvain; Chapuis, Olivier

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Recognizing a Hidden Cause of Bowel Obstruction: The Abdominal Cocoon
pp. e317-e319(3)
Authors: Sakharpe, Aniket K.; Wilhelm, Jakub; Bui, Rosa; Ibrahim, George; Baccaro, Leo; McBride, Nils; Boonswang, Pricha

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Liver Abscess Secondary to Acute Appendicitis: How a Chicken Bone Started It All
pp. e320-e321(2)
Authors: Bonner, Keisha; Passi, Yuvesh; Depaz, Hector

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The Evolving Role of Surgery for Gastric Lymphoma: From Curative Resection to Surgical Management of Complications
pp. e322-e324(3)
Authors: Paulus, Elena M.; Fleming, Martin D.; Hendrix, Ashley A.; Deneve, Jeremiah L.; Dickson, Paxton V.; Mathew, Alex; Martin, Michael G.; Munene, Gitonga

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The Effect of Pneumoperitoneum during Laparoscopic Surgery on Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Troponin Levels
pp. e325-e326(2)
Authors: Bickel, Amitai; Snitkovski, Tatiana; Eitan, Arieh; Ivry, Shimon; Atar, Shaul

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From the Two-lobe Liver by Andreas Vesalius to ALPPS: 500 Years from His Birth
pp. e327-e328(2)
Authors: Dimitroulis, Dimitrios; Troupis, Theodore

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