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Volume 81, Number 5, May 2015

Frederic E. Mohs, M.D. (1910—2002): Physician and Innovator
pp. 433-437(5)
Authors: Ross, Nicholas A.; Saedi, Nazanin; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott

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Timing of Optimal Surgical Intervention for Neonates with Necrotizing Enterocolitis
pp. 438-443(6)
Authors: Munaco, Anthony J.; Veenstra, Michelle A.; Brownie, Evan; Danielson, Logan A.; Nagappala, Kartheek B.; Klein, Michael D.

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The Impact of Surgical Diversion Before Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer
pp. 444-449(6)
Authors: Anderson, Brandon J.; Hill, Elizabeth G.; Sweeney, Robert E.; Wahlquist, Amy E.; Marshall, David T.; Staveley O’Carroll, Kevin F.; Cole, David J.; Camp, Ernest Ramsay

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Treatment of Esophagojejunal Anastomosis Leakage: A Systematic Review from the Last Two Decades
pp. 450-453(4)
Authors: Aurello, Paolo; Magistri, Paolo; D’Angelo, Francesco; Valabrega, Stefano; Sirimarco, Dario; Tierno, Simone Maria; Nava, Andrea Kazemi; Ramacciato, Giovanni

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Evaluating One Day Versus Two Days Preoperative Lymphoscintigraphy Protocols for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer
pp. 454-457(4)
Authors: Mount, Michael G.; White, Nicholas R.; Nguyen, Christophe L.; Orr, Richard K.; Hird, Robert B.

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Immediate Versus Delayed Repair of Destructive Bowel Injuries in Patients with an Open Abdomen
pp. 458-462(5)
Authors: Raines, Alexander; Garwe, Tabitha; Albrecht, Roxie; Havron, William; Hoge, Stephen; Ademola, Adeseye; Glenn, Jacquelyn; Motghare, Prasenjeet; Irvan, Jeremy; Patel, Arpit; Lees, Jason

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Differential Outcome of Fissure-positioned Tube in Closed Thoracostomy for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
pp. 463-466(4)
Authors: Kim, Yong Won; Byun, Chun Sung; Cha, Yong Sung; Kim, Oh Hyun; Lee, Kang Hyun; Park, Il Hwan

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Gastric Electrical Stimulation for Refractory Gastroparesis: Predictors of Response and Redefining a Successful Outcome
pp. 467-471(5)
Authors: Richmond, Bryan; Chong, Benny; Modak, Asmita; Emmett, Mary; Knackstedt, Kimball; Dyer, Benjamin; AbuRahma, Zachary

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Outpatient Parathyroid Surgery: Ten-Year Experience: Is It Safe?
pp. 472-477(6)
Authors: Flynn, Michael B.; Quayyum, Mohiuddin; Goldstein, Richard E.; Bumpous, Jeffery M.

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Delayed Manifestations of Laparoscopic Bowel Injury
pp. 478-482(5)
Author: Cassaro, Sebastiano

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Radiofrequency Ablation of the Pancreas: Protective Effect of Local Cooling Techniques
pp. 483-491(9)
Authors: Geranios, Angelos; Pikoulis, Emmanouil; Papalois, Apostolos; Kontos, Michael; Agrogiannis, George; Petrou, Athanasios; Pavlakis, Emmanuel; Felekouras, Evangelos

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Risk Factors for the Development of an Incisional Hernia After Sigmoid Resection for Diverticulitis: An Analysis of 33 Patient, Operative and Disease-associated Factors
pp. 492-497(6)
Authors: Connelly, Tara M.; Tappouni, Rafel; Mathew, Paul; Salgado, Javier; Messaris, Evangelos

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The Utility of the Matrix Format for Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference
pp. 503-506(4)
Authors: Bhalla, Varun K.; Boone, Luke; Lewis, Frank; Gucwa, Angela L.; Kruse, E. James

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Elective Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Outcomes in 1099 ACS NSQIP Patients: Identifying Candidates for Early Discharge
pp. 507-514(8)
Authors: Turrentine, Florence E.; Stukenborg, George J.; Hanks, John B.; Smith, Philip W.

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Objective Comparison of Animal Training Versus Artificial Simulation for Initial Cricothyroidotomy Training
pp. 515-518(4)
Authors: Iverson, Capt. Kyle; Riojas, Capt. Ramon; Sharon, Danny; Hall, Capt. Andrew B.

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Financial Implication of Proposed Legislation on Hospital Reimbursement for the Injured Drunk Driver
pp. 519-522(4)
Authors: Veenstra, Michelle; Pentiak, Patricia; Peeples, Claire; Bair, Holly A.; Callahan, Rose E.; Ivascu, Felicia

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Impact of Vascular Invasion of a Primary Tumor as a Strong Risk Factor for Disease Recurrence in Patients with Node-Positive Breast Cancer
pp. 523-526(4)
Authors: Fujii, Takaaki; Yajima, Reina; Morita, Hiroki; Hirakata, Tomoko; Miyamoto, Takeshi; Fujisawa, Tomomi; Tsutsumi, Soichi; Ynagita, Yasuhiro; Iijima, Misa; Kuwano, Hiroyuki

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Emergency Central Venous Catheterization during Trauma Resuscitation: A Safety Analysis by Site
pp. 527-531(5)
Authors: Choron, Rachel L.; Wang, Andrew; Van Orden, Kathryn; Capano-Wehrle, Lisa; Seamon, Mark J.

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Is Interval Appendectomy Indicated after Non-Operative Management of Acute Appendicitis In Patients With Cancer? A Retrospective Review from a Single Institution
pp. 532-536(5)
Authors: Samdani, Tushar; Fancher, Tiffany T.; Pieracci, Frederic M.; Eachempati, Soumitra; Rashidi, Laila; Nash, Garrett M.

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Measuring Satisfaction: Factors that Drive Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey Responses in a Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Population
pp. 537-543(7)
Authors: Kahn, Steven A.; Iannuzzi, James C.; Stassen, Nicole A.; Bankey, Paul E.; Gestring, Mark

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A Conflict between Medical Students on a Surgical Rotation
pp. 544-545(2)
Authors: Kwon, Young S.; Elliott, Richard; Nakayama, Don K.

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ACGME-Recognized International Surgery Rotation: A Step in the Right Direction? or Testing Unknown Waters
pp. e190-e191(2)
Authors: Bhullar, Jasneet Singh; Bindroo, Sandiya; Kaseem, Kamal; Mittal, Vijay

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Bilateral Synchronous Benign Phyllodes Tumors
pp. e192-e194(3)
Authors: Mallory, Melissa Anne; Chikarmane, Sona A.; Raza, Sughra; Lester, Susan; Caterson, Stephanie A.; Golshan, Mehra

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Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy: An Option in Cases of Obstructive Biliary Tract
pp. e195-e197(3)
Authors: Priego, Pablo; Escrig, Javier; Ángel, Vicente; Villegas, Carmen; Salvador, José Luis

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The Incidence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Is Increased in Obese Individuals
pp. e198-e200(3)
Authors: Podolsky, Dina; Scott Melvin, W.; Qureshi, Azam; Abbas, Mujjahid; Camacho, Diego

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Gallbladder Torsion in a 91-Year-Old Female: An Unusual Cause of Right Upper Quadrant Pain
pp. e201-e203(3)
Authors: Lloyd, Audrey; Steinberg, Steven M.

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Post-traumatic Carotid Artery Dissection in Children
pp. e204-e205(2)
Authors: Pate, Amy; Kunaparaju, Sindhura; Ramkissoon, Rashad; Chowdhury, Sharobi; Chendrasekhar, Akella

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Clinical Cases of Nonsurgical Pneumoperitoneum: Categorizing the Disease and Treatment Options
pp. e206-e208(3)
Authors: Tang, Andrew; Huddleston, Patrick; Attaluri, Pavan; Cruz, Andy; Joseph, Saju; Lavy, Dan

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Total Single-Stage Breast Reconstruction with Free Nipple Grafts Using the Salvage of Parts Concept
pp. e209-e211(3)
Authors: Sambo, Tracy; Salamat, Arsalan; Connolly, Mark; Wiesman, Irvin

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Melanoma Metastases to Gastrointestinal Tract
pp. e212-e214(3)
Authors: Michalinos, Adamantios; Felekouras, Evangelos; Athanasiou, Antonios; Tsaparas, Panayiotis; Mantas, Dimitrios; Kouraklis, Grigorios

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Giant Condyloma Acuminatum of the Scrotum, Bilateral Groins, and Suprapubic Region: A Treatment and Reconstruction Challenge
pp. e215-e217(3)
Authors: Ogrodnik, Joseph; Gulati, Salil; Hodge, Juvonda; Koonce, Cassidy

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Aortic Dissection after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
pp. e218-e219(2)
Authors: Univers, Junior; Stevens, Scott; Daley, Brian

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Performed by Acute Care Surgeons and General Surgeons
pp. e220-e221(2)
Authors: Michetti, Christopher P.; Griffen, Margaret; Tran, Hanh-Tam; Crosby, Moira E.; Trickey, Amber W.

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Electrochemotherapy Treatment of Cutaneous Metastases from Breast Cancer
pp. e222-e225(4)
Authors: Mercantini, Paolo; Lorenzon, Laura; Tarantino, Giulia; Balducci, Genoveffa; Ferri, Mario; Mazzuca, Federica; Botticelli, Andrea; Marchetti, Paolo

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Elevated Fluid CEA levels in a Pancreatic Lymphoepithelial Cyst
pp. e228-e229(2)
Authors: Bankhead-Kendall, Brittany; Patel, Shirali; Saad, Joe; Jeyarajah, D. Rohan

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International Surgical Rotation: A Prodigious Personal and Professional Maturation
pp. e230-e231(2)
Authors: Ferrada, Paula; Ferrada, Ricardo; Aboutanos, Michel; Ivatury, Rao R.

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Sigmoid Perforation due to Toothpick Ingestion Leading to Hydronephrosis and Urosepsis
pp. e232-e233(2)
Authors: Zelones, Justin; Kiyama, Lindsay; Sandler, Bryan J.; Kane, Christopher J.

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Large Pseudocyst of the Spleen: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment for General Surgeons
pp. e234-e235(2)
Authors: Sucandy, Iswanto; Klar, Amarita; Pezzi, Christopher M.

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