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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 83, Number 10, October 2017

Percutaneous Needle Biopsies of the Breast in Women Younger than 35 Years: Minimally or Excessively Invasive?
pp. 1019-1023(5)
Authors: Abou-Zamzam, Aida; Somers, Scott; Cora, Cherie; Pairawan, Seyed; Lum, Sharon

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Abdominal Visceral Fat Area and Chronic Pouchitis after Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
pp. 1029-1032(4)
Authors: Pandrangi, Vivek; Mandel, Daniel; Gellada, Norman; Mieses, Dionisio; Kallman, Cindy; Zaghiyan, Karen; Fleshner, Phillip

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Extreme Interventions for Trauma Patients in Extremis: Variations among Trauma Centers
pp. 1033-1039(7)
Authors: Barmparas, Galinos; Ko, Ara; Dhillon, Navpreet K.; Tatum, James M.; Choi, Mark; Ley, Eric J.; Margulies, Daniel R.

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Lobular Carcinoma In Situ: A 15-Year Single Institution Review
pp. 1040-1044(5)
Authors: Vora, Halley; Kim, Sungjin; Amersi, Farin; Giuliano, Armando; Chung, Alice

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Outcomes of Unroofing with Limited Excision and Structured Postoperative Care for Pilonidal Disease
pp. 1045-1049(5)
Authors: Tavangari, Farees Ricky; Lee, Jennifer Amy; Garza, David; Tejirian, Talar

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Development of Postoperative Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Undergoing Distal Pancreatectomy versus Whipple Procedure
pp. 1050-1053(4)
Authors: Nguyen, Adrienne; Demirjian, Aram; Yamamoto, Maki; Hollenbach, Kathryn; Imagawa, David K.

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A Comparative Analysis of Open versus Endovascular Techniques for Management of Non-Aortic Cervicothoracic Arterial Injuries
pp. 1054-1058(5)
Authors: Gray, Kelsey; Beckord, Brian; Moazzez, Ashkan; Plurad, David; Bowens, Nina; Kim, Dennis

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Delta Shock Index in the Emergency Department Predicts Mortality and Need for Blood Transfusion in Trauma Patients
pp. 1059-1062(4)
Authors: Schellenberg, Morgan; Strumwasser, Aaron; Grabo, Daniel; Clark, Damon; Matsushima, Kazuhide; Inaba, Kenji; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Ultrasound Accuracy in Diagnosing Appendicitis in Obese Pediatric Patients
pp. 1063-1067(5)
Authors: Love, Bryan E.; Camelo, Monica; Nouri, Sarvenaz; Kriger, Diego; Ludi, Daniel; Nguyen, Henry

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The Growing Utilization of Laparoscopy in Emergent Colonic Disease
pp. 1068-1073(6)
Authors: Sujatha-Bhaskar, Sarath; Alizadeh, Reza F.; Koh, Christina; Inaba, Colette; Jafari, Mehraneh D.; Carmichael, Joseph C.; Stamos, Michael J.; Pigazzi, Alessio

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Survival Analysis with Extended Lymphadenectomy for Gastric Cancer: Removing Stage Migration from the Equation
pp. 1074-1079(6)
Authors: Vuong, Brooke; Graff-Baker, Amanda N.; Dehal, Ahmed; Stern, Stacey; Fujita, Manabu; Goldfarb, Melanie; Bilchik, Anton J.

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High-Risk Prehospital Mechanisms in Tier II Trauma Codes: An Analysis of Under-Triage at a Level II Trauma Center
pp. 1080-1084(5)
Authors: Kozyr, Sergey; Ponce, Santa; Feramisco, Hope; Pakula, Andrea; Skinner, Ruby

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Robotic Minor Hepatectomy Offers a Favorable Learning Curve and May Result in Superior Perioperative Outcomes Compared with Laparoscopic Approach
pp. 1085-1088(4)
Authors: O’Connor, Victoria v.; Vuong, Brooke; Yang, Su-Tau; DiFronzo, Andrew

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Comparative Analysis of Laparoscopic and Open Approaches in Emergency Abdominal Surgery
pp. 1089-1094(6)
Authors: Siletz, Anaar; Grotts, Jonathan; Lewis, Catherine; Tillou, Areti; Cryer, Henry Magill; Cheaito, Ali

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The Burden of Tunneled Central Venous Catheters for Hemodialysis in a County Hospital
pp. 1095-1098(4)
Authors: Pillado, Eric; Korn, Abraham; de Virgilio, Christian; Bowens, Nina

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Predictors of Steal in Hemodialysis Access
pp. 1099-1102(4)
Authors: Korn, Abraham; Alipour, Hamid; Zane, Joshua; Gray, Kelsey; Ryan, Timothy; Kaji, Amy; De Virgilio, Christian; Bowens, Nina

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Management and Outcomes of Appendectomy during Pregnancy
pp. 1103-1107(5)
Authors: Won, Roy P.; Friedlander, Scott; Lee, Steven L.

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Hyperglycemia Is Associated with Surgical Site Infections among General and Vascular Surgery Patients
pp. 1108-1111(4)
Authors: Showen, Amy; Russell, Tara A.; Young, Stephanie; Gupta, Sachin; Gibbons, Melinda M.

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Evaluation of Preoperative Weight Loss for Elective Hernia Repair in the Veteran Population
pp. 1112-1116(5)
Authors: Sun, Beatrice J.; Valdez, David; Duong, Dao; Gupta, Ryan; Smith, Brian R.

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Mandatory Operative Re-Exploration after Initial Debridement of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: Is it Mandatory?
pp. 1117-1121(5)
Authors: Spence, Lara H.; Yan, Huan; Moazzez, Ashkan; Schwed, Alexander; Keeley, Jessica; Karimzada, Mohammad; Allison, Mari; Neville, Angela; Plurad, David; Putnam, Brant; de Virgilio, Christian; Kim, Dennis

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Application of a Geriatric Injury Protocol Demonstrates High Survival Rates for Geriatric Trauma Patients with High Injury Acuity
pp. 1122-1126(5)
Authors: Karamanukyan, Tigran; Pakula, Andrea; Martin, Maureen; Francis, Ashwitha; Skinner, Ruby

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The Dangers of Equivocal FAST in Trauma Resuscitation
pp. 1127-1131(5)
Authors: Kleinman, John; Strumwasser, Aaron; Rosen, David; Hardin, Jeremy; Inaba, Kenji; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Anatomic Location Is the Primary Determinant of Survival for Paragangliomas
pp. 1132-1136(5)
Authors: Fischer, Trevan; Gaitonde, Shrawan; Jones, Maris; Bandera, Bradley; Goldfarb, Melanie

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Current Methods and Advances in Simulation of Hemorrhage after Trauma
pp. 1137-1141(5)
Authors: Bowles, Cayley; Canuto, Daniel; Teran, Joseph; Dutson, Erik; Plurad, David; Eldredge, Jeff; Benharash, Peyman

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Evaluation of Single- versus Dual-Tube Thoracotomy after Thoracotomy for Trauma
pp. 1142-1146(5)
Authors: Hardin, Jeremy; Strumwasser, Aaron; Grabo, Daniel; Kleinman, John; Inaba, Kenji; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Surgical Site Infection Reduction Bundle: Implementation and Challenges at Ventura County Medical Center
pp. 1147-1151(5)
Authors: Losh, Joseph M.; Gough, Amy; Rutherford, Richard; Romero, Javier; Diaz, Graal; Schweitzer, Jeremy

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Optimizing the Management of Abnormal Liver Function Tests after Orthotopic Liver Transplant: A Systems-Based Analysis of Health Care Utilization
pp. 1152-1156(5)
Authors: Russell, Tara A.; Angarita, Stephanie A. K.; Showen, Amy; Agopian, Vatche; Busuttil, Ronald W.; Kaldas, Fady M.

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Early Contact after Hospital Discharge Does Not Prevent Readmission in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy
pp. 1157-1160(4)
Authors: Gebhardt, Katherine M.; Young, Stephanie; DiFronzo, L. Andrew

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Outcomes of Soft Tissue Reconstruction for Traumatic Lower Extremity Fractures with Compromised Vascularity
pp. 1161-1165(5)
Authors: Badash, Ido; Burtt, Karen E.; Leland, Hyuma A.; Gould, Daniel J.; Rounds, Alexis D.; Azadgoli, Beina; Patel, Ketan M.; Carey, Joseph N.

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Efficacy of Negative Pressure Wound Treatment in Preventing Surgical Site Infections after Whipple Procedures
pp. 1166-1169(4)
Authors: Gupta, Ryan; Darby, Geoffrey C.; Imagawa, David K.

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Does Travel Distance Affect Readmission Rates after Cardiac Surgery?
pp. 1170-1173(4)
Authors: Juo, Yen-Yi; Woods, Alexis; Ou, Ryan; Ramos, Gianna; Shemin, Richard; Benharash, Peyman

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Prognostic Factors Associated with Outcomes in Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors
pp. 1174-1178(5)
Authors: Manguso, Nicholas; Johnson, Jeffrey; Harit, Attiya; Nissen, Nicholas; Mirocha, James; Hendifar, Andrew; Amersi, Farin

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Laparoscopy Can Safely Be Performed in Frail Patients Undergoing Colon Resection for Cancer
pp. 1179-1183(5)
Authors: Ho, Be; Lewis, Aaron; Paz, I. Benjamin

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Geographic and Institutional Trends in Ambulatory Surgery in the State of California, 2012-2014
pp. 1188-1192(5)
Authors: O’Neill, Sean M.; Frencher, Stanley K.; Maggard-Gibbons, Melinda

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