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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 81, Number 1, January 2015

Medullary Thyroid Cancer: An Update for Surgeons
pp. 1-8(8)
Authors: Azar, Faris K.; Lee, Stephanie L.; Rosen, Jennifer E.

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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: Years Ahead of Her Time
pp. 9-11(3)
Authors: Irizarry, Dre M.; Salomone, Nicole; Chojnacki, Karen A.; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.; Bogar, Linda J.

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Ernest Amory Codman and the End-result System
pp. 12-15(4)
Authors: Dervishaj, Ornela; Wright, Kevin E.; Saber, Alan A.; Pappas, Peter J.

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The Burden of the U.S. Crisis in the Surgical Critical Care Workforce and Workflow
pp. 19-22(4)
Authors: Sarani, Babak; Toevs, Christine; Mayglothling, Julie; Kaplan, Lewis J.

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Subcutaneous Suture Can Accelerate Wound Healing of Lower Midline Incision: A Randomized Controlled Trial
pp. 23-30(8)
Authors: Liang, Xiao; Han-Xin, Zhou; Chang-E, Jin; Chao, Wang; Juan, Han; Guo-Quan, Gao

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Usefulness of Lung Biopsy in Pediatric Pulmonary Conditions
pp. 31-33(3)
Authors: Lamoshi, Abdulraouf Y.; Nakayama, Don K.

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Long-term Quality-of-life Improvement in Gastric Banding Patients from Body-contouring Surgery
pp. 34-40(7)
Authors: Lanthaler, Monika; Mattesich, Monika; Nehoda, Hermann; Puelzl, Petra; Matiasek, Johannes; Nitto, Agnese; Pierer, Gerhard; Kinzl, Johann

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Anastomotic Leakage after Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer with Mesorectal Excision: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management
pp. 41-47(7)
Authors: Tortorelli, Antonio Pio; Alfieri, Sergio; Sanchez, Alejandro Martin; Rosa, Fausto; Papa, Valerio; Di Miceli, Dario; Bellantone, Chiara; Doglietto, Giovanni Battista

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Predictors of Recurrence in Patients Diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
pp. 48-51(4)
Authors: Sue, Gloria R.; Chagpar, Anees B.

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Is Cirrhosis a Contraindication to Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?
pp. 52-55(4)
Authors: McGillicuddy, John W.; Villar, Juan José E.; Rohan, Vinayak S.; Bazaz, Sapna; Taber, David J.; Pilch, Nicole A.; Baliga, Prabhakar K.; Chavin, Kenneth D.

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Total Body Surface Area Overestimation at Referring Institutions in Children Transferred to a Burn Center
pp. 56-63(8)
Authors: Swords, Douglas S.; Hadley, Edmund D.; Swett, Katrina R.; Pranikoff, Thomas

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Outcomes of Hepatic Resection for Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Special Reference to Postoperative Recurrence
pp. 64-73(10)
Authors: Tanaka, Shogo; Iimuro, Yuji; Hirano, Tadamichi; Hai, Seikan; Suzumura, Kazuhiro; Fujimoto, Jiro

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Doing More: Trends in Breast Cancer Surgery, 2005 to 2011
pp. 74-80(7)
Authors: Lucas, Donald J.; Sabino, Jennifer; Shriver, Craig D.; Pawlik, Timothy M.; Singh, Devinder P.; Vertrees, Amy E.

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Airway Pressures as Surrogate Estimates of Intra-abdominal Pressure
pp. 81-85(5)
Authors: Bunnell, Avianne; Cheatham, Michael L.

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Management of Femoral Vessel Injuries: A 6-year Single-center Experience
pp. 86-91(6)
Authors: Sciarretta, Jason D.; Macedo, Francisco Igor B.; Ebler, David J.; Ruiz, Gabriel; Otero, Christian A.; Pizano, Louis R.; Namias, Nicholas

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Xenogenic (porcine) Acellular Dermal Matrix Promotes Growth of Granulation Tissues in the Wound Healing of Fournier Gangrene
pp. 92-95(4)
Authors: Zhang, Zhaoxin; Lv, Lei; Mamat, Masut; Chen, Zhao; Zhou, Zhitao; Liu, Lihua; Wang, Zhizhong

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Real-time Cadaveric Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Video Demonstrations in Gross Anatomy: An Observation of Impact on Learning and Career Choice
pp. 96-100(5)
Authors: Saberski, Ean R.; Orenstein, Sean B.; Matheson, Dale; Novitsky, Yuri W.

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All-terrain Vehicle Accidents in Children
pp. 103-105(3)
Authors: Stiles, P. J.; Helmer, Stephen D.; Drake, Rachel M.; Haan, James M.

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Timing of Angioembolization Does Not Affect Patient Outcome
pp. 105-108(4)
Authors: Huang, Gregory S.; Chance, Elisha A.; Hileman, Barbara M.; Cook II, Albert J.; Ransom, Kenneth J.

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Racial Disparities in the Use of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Still Exist!
pp. e1-e2(2)
Authors: Zafar, Syed Nabeel; Libuit, Laura; Stephanie, Stephanie P.; Atwater, Ronald; Obirieze, Augustine; Tran, Daniel D.; Hughes, Kakra; Greene, Wendy R.

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Spontaneous Mesenteric Hematoma Associated with Recurrent Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia
pp. e3-e5(3)
Authors: Sutton, Erica; Emuakhagbon, Valerie; Jones, V. Morgan; McMasters, Kelly

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Does Perioperative Local Cooling Improve Immediate Outcomes after Ambulatory Open Inguinal Hernia Repair?
pp. e6-e7(2)
Authors: Paolino, Luca; Valenti, Antonio; Vons, Corinne; Barrat, Christophe; Champault, Gerard

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An Unusual Case of Obstruction after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
pp. e8-e9(2)
Authors: Schmocker, Ryan K.; Greenblatt, David Yu; Greenberg, Jacob A.

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Tranexamic Acid: Familiarity and Use in the Level II Trauma Hospital
pp. e10-e11(2)
Authors: Dussel, John N.; Zdankiewicz, Peter

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Cecal Diverticulitis Mimicking Cecal Carcinoma
pp. e12-e13(2)
Authors: Barnett, Rebecca E.; Rao, J. Michael; Ryan, Lindsey E.; Cheadle, William G.

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Transomental Prolapse of Meckel’s Diverticulum
pp. e14-e15(2)
Authors: Karaman, Kerem; Ercan, Metin; Demir, Hakan; Kivilcim, Taner; Gundogdu, Kemal; Yalkin, Omer

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Laparoscopic Repair of a Giant Paraesophageal Hernia Containing Pancreas
pp. e16-e17(2)
Authors: Pham, David V.; Protyniak, Bogdan; Borao, Frank J.

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Appendiceal Dieulafoy Lesion: An Unusual Cause of Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
pp. e18-e19(2)
Authors: Reynolds, Jessica K.; Mejia, Vicente A.

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Simultaneous Stimulation of Multiple Parasympathetic Afferents May Have a Synergistic Effect Causing Severe Bradycardia
pp. e20-e21(2)
Authors: Blair, Scott G.; Kennedy, Ryan O.; Salisbury, Daniel R.; Frotan, Mohammad Amin; Brevard, Sidney B.; Gonzalez, Richard P.; Simmons, Jon D.

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Appendiceal Torsion Presenting as a Right Lower Quadrant Mass
pp. e22-e24(3)
Authors: Johnson, Kevin N.; Egan, J. Craig

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Thyroglossal Duct Carcinoma
pp. e25-e27(3)
Authors: Pezzolla, Angela; Paradies, Daniele; Lattarulo, Serafina; Ciampolillo, Anna; Madami, Luigi

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Abdominal Distention and Early Satiety, Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Lymphangioma
pp. e28-e29(2)
Authors: Chang, Yu-Wei; Bradburn, Eric H.; Brill, Loius B.; Long, Bruce A.

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Multidisciplinary Approach to an Unusual Adult Presentation of Exstrophy‐Epispadias Complex
pp. e30-e31(2)
Authors: Hinson, Kristen; Hagan, Joshua D.; Singh, Amar; Maxwell, Robert

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Green Urine in the Intensive Care Unit: Is This Clinically Relevant?
pp. e32-e33(2)
Authors: Blair, Scott G.; Bright, Andrew C.; Kennedy, Ryan O.; Allen, John M.; Frotan, Mohammad Amin; Brevard, Sidney B.; Gonzalez, Richard P.; Simmons, Jon D.

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Postpartum Transabdominal Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma Presenting with Abruption and Hypertensive Emergency
pp. e34-e35(2)
Authors: Warner, Katherine I.; Poole-Ward, Rebecca L.; Martinez, Ashley; Jones, Kim; Burgis, Judith T.; Smith, R. Stephen

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Parathyroidectomy Improves Fracture Nonunion in Hyperparathyroidism
pp. e36-e37(2)
Authors: Lee, Fang; Lee, Jie-Jen; Liu, Tsang-Pai; Cheng, Shih-Ping

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Esophagogastric Fistula
pp. e38-e39(2)
Authors: Horn, Christopher; Hallowell, Peter

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An Argument for Routinely Performing Liver Biopsy with Bariatric Procedures
pp. e40-e42(3)
Authors: Kohli, Manpreet K.; Protyniak, Bogdan; Binenbaum, Steven J.; Borao, Frank J.

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