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Volume 83, Number 11, November 2017

Improvement in Resident Robotic Surgical Perception with a Cadaver Training Lab: A Pilot Study
pp. e414-e420(7)
Authors: Iqbal, Atif; Sakharuk, Ilya; Tan, Sanda; Hughes, Steven J.; Sarosi, George

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Efficiency and Utilization of a Surgical Procedure Proficiency Identification Card to Verify Resident Competency for Bedside Procedures
pp. e424-e426(3)
Authors: Hwang, Brice; Keyser, Daria; Ham, P. Benson; Holsten, Steven B.

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Screening for Patients at Risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression at Level 1 Trauma Center
pp. e427-e429(3)
Authors: Hwang, Brice; Rohm, Charlene L.; Alexander, Cassie; Holsten, Steven B.

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Eosinophilic Enteropathy Presenting as Small Bowel Obstruction
pp. e430-e432(3)
Authors: Boyd, Katharine; Mukerji, Amar N.; Niazi, Masooma; Farkas, Daniel T.

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The Effect of Preintubation Glasgow Coma Scale on Pneumonia in Trauma Patients
pp. e433-e434(2)
Authors: Maxey, Melissa; Thakker, Parth; Mastriani, Katherine; Nottingham, James; Watson, Christopher

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Suicide Risk in Melanoma: What Do We Know?
pp. e435-e437(3)
Authors: Komic, Amel; Taludker, Asif; Walsh, Nate; Jones, Andrew; Lawson, Andrew; Bateson, Brian; Kruse, Edward James

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Traumatic Epidural Hematoma: Patient Characteristics and Management
pp. e438-e440(3)
Authors: Rosenthal, Andrew A.; Solomon, Rachele J.; Eyerly-Webb, Stephanie A.; Sanchez, Rafael; Lee, Seong K.; Kiffin, Chauniqua; Davare, Dafney L.; Hranjec, Tjasa; Carrillo, Eddy H.

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Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation in the Setting of Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis
pp. e441-e443(3)
Authors: McKenzie, Jaine; Quinones, Patricia Martinez; Mentzer, Caleb J.; Kruse, Edward J.

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Safety Bar Compliance on Ski Lifts: Factors of Age and Lift Bar Type Impact Risk Taking Behavior
pp. e444-e446(3)
Authors: Ciraulo, Luciano A.; Ciraulo, Nicolas A.; Ciraulo, David L.

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Robotic versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Obese Patient
pp. e447-e449(3)
Authors: Main, William P. L.; Mitko, John M.; Hussain, Lala R.; Meister, Katherine M.; Kerlakian, George M.

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An Evaluation of Risk Stratification in General Surgery Patients
pp. e450-e451(2)
Authors: Fogel, Sandy L.; Reed, Christopher R.; Baker, Christopher C.

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Seat Belt Sign as a Predictor of Placental Abruption
pp. e452-e454(3)
Authors: Tracy, Brett M.; O’Neal, Cindy-Marie; Clayton, Eric; MacNew, Heather

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Complicated Jejunal Diverticulosis: A Retrospective Single-Center Evaluation and a Possible Explanation of Pathogenesis
pp. e455-e458(4)
Authors: Ardelt, Michael; Rauchfuss, Falk; Fahrner, Rene; Dondorf, Felix; Hallof, Gregor; Ludewig, Stefan; Lopatta, Eric; Settmacher, Utz

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A Novel Approach for Repair of an Isolated Inferior Vena Cava Injury in Blunt Abdominal Trauma
pp. e459-e460(2)
Authors: Parsi, Srikanth; Baccay, Francis; Babu, Sateesh

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The Limitations of Age-Related Screening in Colorectal Cancer
pp. e461-e462(2)
Authors: Irizarry, Dre M.; Nauta, Russell J.

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Direct Penetration of the Anterior Abdominal Wall by a Perforated Neoplastic Acute Appendicitis
pp. e463-e465(3)
Authors: Lingnurkar, Raj S.; Shwaartz, Chaya; Divino, Celia M.

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Abdominal Trauma Revisited
pp. 1193-1202(10)
Author: Feliciano, David V.

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The Effect of Sarcopenia on Outcomes in Geriatric Blunt Trauma
pp. 1203-1208(6)
Authors: Malekpour, Mahdi; Bridgham, Kelly; Jaap, Kathryn; Erwin, Ryan; Widom, Kenneth; Rapp, Megan; Leonard, Diane; Baro, Susan; Dove, James; Hunsinger, Marie; Blansfield, Joseph; Shabahang, Mohsen; Torres, Denise; Wild, Jeffrey

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Utility of Laparoscopic Subtotal Cholecystectomy with or without Cystic Duct Ligation for Severe Cholecystitis
pp. 1209-1213(5)
Authors: Hirajima, Shoji; Koh, Toshimori; Sakai, Tomohito; Imamura, Taisuke; Kato, Shunji; Nishimura, Yukihisa; Soga, Koji; Nishio, Minoru; Oguro, Atsushi; Nakagawa, Noboru

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Peripheral Nerve Injury during Abdominal-Pelvic Surgery: Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database
pp. 1214-1219(6)
Authors: Wallis, Christopher J.D.; Peltz, Sarah; Byrne, James; Kroft, Jamie; Karanicolas, Paul; Coburn, Natalie; Nathens, Avery B.; Nam, Robert K.; Hallet, Julie; Satkunasivam, Raj

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Hypoalbuminemia and Clinical Outcomes: What is the Mechanism behind the Relationship?
pp. 1220-1227(8)
Authors: Kim, Sunghye; McClave, Stephen A.; Martindale, Robert G.; Miller, Keith R.; Hurt, Ryan T.

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The Place of Elastography in Evaluating the Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules
pp. 1228-1234(7)
Authors: Idiz, Ufuk O.; Aysan, Erhan; Elmas, Leyla; Yildiz, Seyma; Akbulut, Huseyin

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Varying Presentations and Outcomes of Septic Shock: Should Septic Shock Be Stratified?
pp. 1235-1240(6)
Authors: Zhu, Youfeng; Yin, Haiyan; Zhang, Rui; Ye, Xiaoling; Wei, Jianrui

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Do Transferred Patients Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Centers?
pp. 1241-1245(5)
Authors: Yorkgitis, Brian K.; Olufajo, Olubode A.; Metcalfe, David; Reznor, Gally; Havens, Joaquim M.; Cooper, Zara; Salim, Ali

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Surgical Outcomes in Hepatitis C Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Special Reference to Sustained Virological Responses to Interferon Therapy
pp. 1246-1255(10)
Authors: Tanaka, Shogo; Tamori, Akihiro; Takemura, Shigekazu; Hamano, Genya; Ito, Tokuji; Kawada, Norifumi; Kubo, Shoji

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Conditional Survival-Based “Abbreviated” Routine Cancer Surveillance for Pathologic Stage IB Melanoma
pp. 1256-1262(7)
Authors: Kukar, Moshim; Gabriel, Emmanuel; May, Rebecca; Cho, Edward; Lichtenthal, Michelle; Groman, Adrienne; Skitzki, Joseph; Francescutti, Valerie; Kane, John M.

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Identifying Barriers to Microlaparoscopy in the Performance of Surgical Procedures
pp. 1268-1274(7)
Authors: LeCompte, Michael T.; Baucom, Rebeccah B.; Beck, William C.; Holzman, Michael D.; Sharp, Kenneth W.; Nealon, William H.; Poulose, Benjamin K.

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Patterns of Recurrence and Mechanisms of Failure after Open Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh
pp. 1275-1282(8)
Authors: Warren, Jeremy A.; McGrath, Sean P.; Hale, Allyson L.; Ewing, Joseph A.; Carbonell, Alfredo M.; Cobb, William S.

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Descriptive Analysis of Venous Thromboembolism in Georgia Trauma Centers Compared with National Trauma Centers Participating in the Trauma Quality Improvement Program
pp. 1283-1288(6)
Authors: Lassiter, Randi L.; Ashley, Dennis W.; Medeiros, Regina S.; Adam, Bao-Ling; NeSmith, Elizabeth G.; Johns, Tracy J.; Atkins, Elizabeth V.; Dente, Christopher J.; Ferdinand, Colville H.

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Predictive Factors for Treatment Failure after Peritoneovenous Shunt for Hepatic Ascites
pp. 1289-1293(5)
Authors: Iida, Hiroya; Aihara, Tsukasa; Ikuta, Shinichi; Yamanaka, Naoki

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Papillary Breast Lesions: Association with Malignancy and Upgrade Rates on Surgical Excision
pp. 1294-1297(4)
Authors: Tran, Hanh-Tam; Mursleen, Asma; Mirpour, Sahar; Ghanem, Omar; Farha, Maen J.

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Major General Malcolm C. Grow, M.D. (1887‐1960) Soldier, Surgeon, Airman
pp. 1298-1301(4)
Authors: Walker, Tyler R.; Cowan, Scott W.; Yeo, Charles J.; Beekley, Alec C.

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A Preliminary Analysis of Compassion Fatigue in a Surgeon Population: Are Female Surgeons at Heightened Risk?
pp. 1302-1307(6)
Authors: Wu, Daniel; Gross, Brian; Rittenhouse, Katelyn; Harnish, Carissa; Mooney, Claire; Rogers, Frederick B.

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Continuing Trauma: The Unmet Needs of Trauma Patients in the Postacute Care Setting
pp. 1308-1314(7)
Authors: Fakhry, Samir M.; Ferguson, Pamela L.; Olsen, Jama L.; Haughney, Jennifer J.; Resnick, Heidi S.; Ruggiero, Kenneth J.

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