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Volume 83, Number 6, June 2017

Chief Resident Dictation of Operative Cases and Its Relationship to American Board of Surgery Examination Performance
pp. e182-e183(2)
Authors: Blitzer, David N.; Chai, Louis F.; Scott, Erin M.; Peck, Gregory L.

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Laparoscopic Excision of Remnant Gallbladder after Subtotal Cholecystectomy
pp. e184-e185(2)
Authors: Tsamalaidze, Levan; Almerey, Tariq; Pereira, Lucio; Permenter, Samantha; Stauffer, John A.

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Biliary Cystadenoma and Cystadenocarcinoma of the Gallbladder: A Clinical Review
pp. e186-e188(3)
Authors: Moussa, Makram; Douard, Richard; Marzouk, Ines; Kort, Ibrahim; Mekni, Amina

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Lap-Belt-Induced Pediatric Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernia
pp. e189-e191(3)
Authors: Pickett, Daniel; Geiger, James; Leskovan, John J.; Moore, Joshua; Stausmire, Julie M.

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Pericarditis as a Result of Pneumomediastinum after Uncomplicated Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair
pp. e192-e193(2)
Authors: Cole, William C.; Mayo, John S.; Yheulon, Christopher G.

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Gracilis Flap for Perineal Closures in Minimally Invasive Abdominoperineal Resection
pp. e194-e196(3)
Authors: Leeds, Ira L.; Taylor, James P.; Pozo, Marcos; Safar, Bashar; Sacks, Justin M.; Fang, Sandy H.

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Evaluation of Blood Flow with Indocyanine Green-Guided Imaging to Determine Optimal Site for Gastric Conduit Anastomosis to Prevent Anastomotic Leak after Esophagectomy
pp. e197-e199(3)
Authors: Ohi, Masaki; Saigusa, Susumu; Toiyama, Yuji; Ichikawa, Takashi; Shimura, Tadanobu; Yasuda, Hiromi; Okita, Yoshiki; Yoshiyama, Shigeyuki; Kobayashi, Minako; Araki, Toshimitsu; Inoue, Yasuhiro; Mohri, Yasuhiko; Kusunoki, Masato

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A Strangulated Cecal Volvulus through the Foramen of Winslow, a Rare Presentation of Internal Herniation
pp. e200-e201(2)
Authors: Nguyen, Jonathan; Bashan, K. Aviva; Danner, Omar K.; Matthews, Ray L.; Taha, Assad; Childs, Ed; Rhee, Peter

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Impact of Preinjury Anticoagulation with Warfarin on Outcomes of Adult Trauma Patients: Experience of a Level 1 Trauma Center
pp. e202-e204(3)
Authors: Hossri, Sami; Ghanem, Sassine; Saouma, Samer; Atanassov, Krassimir

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End-Stage Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Sister Mary Joseph’s Nodule
pp. e205-e207(3)
Authors: Abbate, Angelica; Almasio, Piero Luigi; Vita, Gaetano Di; Patti, Rosalia

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Pancreatic Pseudocyst-Induced Gastric Varices: A Rare Case of Extrahepatic Portal Hypertension?
pp. e208-e209(2)
Authors: Cooper, Neal; Sciarretta, Jason D.; Onayemi, Ayolola; Davis, John

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Segmental Resection versus Local Excision for Colonic Endometriosis
pp. e210-e212(3)
Authors: Zahiri, H. Reza; Weltz, Adam S.; Sibia, Udai S.; Marvel, Richard P.; Park, Adrian; Belyansky, Igor

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Esophageal Hematoma following Acute Esophageal Barotrauma
pp. e213-e215(3)
Authors: Vossler, John D.; Abdul-Ghani, Ayman

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Outcomes of Geriatric Trauma Patients on Preinjury Anticoagulation: A Multicenter Study
pp. 527-535(9)
Authors: Ang, Darwin; Kurek, Stan; McKenney, Mark; Norwood, Scott; Kimbrell, Brian; Barquist, Erik; Liu, Huazhi; O’Dell, Annette; Ziglar, Michele; Hurst, James

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Standardized, Interdepartmental, Simulation-Based Central Line Insertion Course Closes an Educational Gap and Improves Intern Comfort with the Procedure
pp. 536-540(5)
Authors: Grudziak, Joanna; Herndon, Blair; Dancel, Ria D.; Arora, Harendra; Tignanelli, Christopher J.; Phillips, Michael R.; Crowner, Jason R.; True, Nicholas A.; Kiser, Andy C.; Brown, Rebecca F.; Goodell, Harry P.; Murty, Neil; Meyers, Michael O.; Montgomery, Sean P.

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More Helmets Fewer Deaths: Motorcycle Helmet Legislation Impacts Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Mortality in Young Adults
pp. 541-546(6)
Authors: Hassan, Ahmed; Jokar, Tahereh Orouji; Rhee, Peter; Ibraheem, Kareem; Kulvatunyou, Narong; Anderson, Kathryn Tinsley; Gries, Lynn; Roward, Zachary Thomas; Joseph, Bellal

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The G60 Trauma Center: A Future Consideration?
pp. 547-553(7)
Authors: Bukur, Marko; Simon, Joshua; Catino, Joseph; Crawford, Margaret; Puente, Ivan; Habib, Fahim

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Overview of Nonoperative Blunt Splenic Injury Management with Associated Splenic Artery Pseudoaneurysm
pp. 554-558(5)
Authors: Morrison, Chet A.; Gross, Brian W.; Kauffman, Matthew; Rittenhouse, Katelyn J.; Rogers, Frederick B.

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Pretrauma Functional Independence Measure Score Predicts Survival in Geriatric Trauma
pp. 559-563(5)
Authors: Fletcher, Brian; Bradburn, Eric; Baker, Christopher; Collier, Bryan; Hamill, Mark; Shaver, Katherine

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Nomogram-Derived Prediction of Postoperative Ileus after Colectomy: An Assessment from Nationwide Procedure-Targeted Cohort
pp. 564-572(9)
Authors: Rencuzogullari, Ahmet; Benlice, Cigdem; Costedio, Meagan; Remzi, Feza H.; Gorgun, Emre

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Travel Time Influences Readmission Risk: Geospatial Mapping of Surgical Readmissions
pp. 573-582(10)
Authors: Turrentine, Florence E.; Buckley, Patrick J.; Sohn, Min-Woong; Williams, Michael D.

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Complex Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair in Contaminated Surgical Fields: Factors Affecting the Choice of Prosthesis
pp. 583-590(8)
Authors: López-Cano, Manuel; Quiles, María Teresa; Pereira, José Antonio; Armengol-Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vía, María Antonia

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Despite Trauma Center Closures, Trauma System Regionalization Reduces Mortality and Time to Definitive Care in Severely Injured Patients
pp. 591-597(7)
Authors: He, Jack C.; Schechtman, David; Allen, Debra L.; Cremona, Jillian J.; Claridge, Jeffrey A.

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Considering Postoperative Functional Hypoaldosteronism after Unilateral Adrenalectomy
pp. 598-604(7)
Authors: Starker, Lee F.; Christakis, Ioannis; Julien, Jamii St.; Schwarz, Kelly; Graham, Paul; Grubbs, Elizabeth G.; Lee, Jeffrey E.; Perrier, Nancy D.

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IBD: A Growing and Vulnerable Cohort of Hospitalized Patients with Clostridium difficile Infection
pp. 605-609(5)
Authors: Mabardy, Allan; McCarty, Justin; Hackford, Alan; Dao, Haisar

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Postoperative Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio as a Predictor of Long-Term Prognosis after Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis
pp. 610-616(7)
Authors: Tsujita, Eiji; Ikeda, Yasuharu; Kinjo, Nao; Yamashita, Yo-ichi; Hisano, Terumasa; Furukawa, Masayuki; Taguchi, Ken-ichi; Morita, Masaru; Toh, Yasushi; Okamura, Takeshi

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Is Percutaneous Cholecystostomy a Good Alternative Treatment for Acute Cholecystitis in High-Risk Patients?
pp. 623-627(5)
Authors: Papis, Davide; Khalifa, Eiman; Bhogal, Ricky; Nair, Amit; Khan, Saboor; Hamady, Zaed; Ahmed, Jawad; Marangoni, Gabriele

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Evolving Role of Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Urologic Malignancies
pp. 628-632(5)
Authors: Hamner, John B.; Raoof, Mustafa; Dumitra, Sinziana; Schoellhammer, Hans F.; Crowder, Carly; Ituarte, Philip H.G.; Kim, Joseph; Singh, Gagandeep

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The Impact of Early Recurrence on Quality of Life after Cytoreduction with HIPEC
pp. 633-639(7)
Authors: Hinkle, Nathan M.; Botta, Vandana; Sharpe, John P.; Dickson, Paxton; Deneve, Jeremiah; Munene, Gitonga

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Disparities in the Age-Related Rates of Colorectal Cancer in the United States
pp. 640-647(8)
Authors: Gabriel, Emmanuel; Ostapoff, Katherine; Attwood, Kristopher; Al-Sukhni, Eisar; Boland, Patrick; Nurkin, Steven

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Assessing Field Triage Decisions and the International Classification Injury Severity Score (ICISS) at Predicting Outcomes of Trauma Patients
pp. 648-652(5)
Authors: Allen, Casey J.; Baldor, Daniel J.; Schulman, Carl I.; Pizano, Louis R.; Livingstone, Alan S.; Namias, Nicholas

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Risk Factors that Predict Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infections in Surgical Patients
pp. 653-659(7)
Authors: Messick, Craig A.; Hammel, Jeff P.; Hull, Tracy

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Workforce Issues in Pediatric Surgery
pp. 660-665(6)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Investigating Cyclooxygenase Inhibition in a Rat Pulmonary Contusion Model: A Laboratory Study Finding No Improvement with Ibuprofen
pp. 666-672(7)
Authors: Sharpe, John P.; Khan, Nick R.; Chatterjee, Arindam R.; Huang, Jinsong; Magnotti, Louis J.; Croce, Martin A.; Fabian, Timothy C.

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Laparoscopic Appendectomy Protocol Expedites Management of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis
pp. 673-676(4)
Authors: Bada, Alvaro M.; Ibrahim, Joseph A.; Safcsak, Karen; Gratzon, Andrew C.; Smith, Chadwick P.; Cheatham, Michael L.

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Perforated Colonic Diverticula Presenting as Periorbital and Cervical Subcutaneous Emphysema
pp. 677-678(2)
Authors: Fleischer, Brian P.; Carney, Martin J.; Vanderlan, Wesley B.

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