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Volume 84, Number 4, April 2018

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Delayed Acute Subdural Hematoma in a Young Patient in the Setting of Trauma with No Head Injury
pp. e120-e122(3)
Authors: Safaya, Aditya; Elzaine, Ashraf; Xu, Min Li; Con, Jorge; Prabhakaran, Kartik; Lombardo, Gary

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Portomesenteric Venous Gas Secondary to Acute Diverticulitis Colovenous Fistula
pp. e123-e124(2)
Authors: Erica Yates, Tari-Ann; Pasipanodya, Alphonse; Sathyanarayana, Sandeep Anantha

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Prediction of Delayed Arterial Hemorrhaging after Pancreaticoduodenectomy
pp. e125-e128(4)
Authors: Suzumura, Kazuhiro; Hatano, Etsuro; Asano, Yasukane; Okada, Toshihiro; Uyama, Naoki; Hai, Seikan; Fujimoto, Jiro

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Staged Endovascular Repair of a Gun Shot to the Liver with Retrohepatic Caval Injury and Stent Thrombosis
pp. e129-e132(4)
Authors: Laurence, Graham G.; Kirsch, Jordan M.; Carney, Daniel E.

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Common Iliac Arterial-Rectal Fistula Managed with Endovascular Stenting in a Patient with History of Pelvic External Beam Radiation
pp. e133-e135(3)
Authors: Wuilleumier, Jean-Paul; Gable, James K.; Ham, Phillip B.; Talukder, Asif; Bowers, Gregory H.; Abuzeid, Adil M. O.

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The “Angled End-to-End” Technique for Colorectal Anastomosis
pp. e136-e137(2)
Author: Pricolo, Victor E.

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Changing the Landscape of Injury Prevention: Unlocking Geospatial Variables through Analysis of Lawn Mower Trauma
pp. e138-e140(3)
Authors: McLaughlin, Christopher; Slifko, Matthew; Hamill, Mark E.; Lollar, Daniel I.; Stephenson, Keith; Collier, Bryan R.; Love, Katie M.

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Mirizzi Syndrome: Is It Safe?
pp. e141-e143(3)
Authors: Arreaza, Javier Augusto; Tsamalaidze, Levan; Stauffer, John Andrew

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Design and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Pathway for Major Limb Amputation in Vascular Surgery
pp. e147-e149(3)
Authors: Scarlet, Sara; Isaak, Robert S.; McGinigle, Katharine L.

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Feculent Empyema after Laparoscopic Appendectomy
pp. e150-e152(3)
Authors: Abdulkareem, Raed; Podbielski, Francis J.

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Late Type IA Endoleak after Open Surgical Repair of an Aortic Aneurysm Leading to Rupture: Does This Really Exist?
pp. e153-e155(3)
Authors: Kontopodis, Nikolaos; Chronis, Christos; Papadopoulos, George; Daskalakis, Nikolaos; Tavlas, Emmanouil; Lioudaki, Stella; Papaioannou, Alexandra; Ioannou, Christos V.

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Management of Intra-Abdominal Biloma in the Setting of Chronic Steroid Use for Nephrotic Syndrome
pp. e156-e157(2)
Authors: Abraham, Gifty S.; Taylor, Joshua T.; Tan, Marcus; Richards, William O.

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Esophageal Achalasia: Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentation, and Diagnostic Evaluation
pp. 467-472(6)
Authors: Schlottmann, Francisco; Neto, Rafael M. L.; Herbella, Fernando A. M.; Patti, Marco G.

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Endoscopic Pneumatic Dilation for Esophageal Achalasia
pp. 473-476(4)
Authors: Markar, Sheraz; Zaninotto, Giovanni

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Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia Technical Aspects
pp. 477-480(4)
Authors: Schlottmann, Francisco; Allaix, Marco E.; Patti, Marco G.

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Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Fundoplication: What Is the Evidence?
pp. 481-488(8)
Authors: Rebecchi, Fabrizio; Allaix, Marco E.; Schlottmann, Francisco; Patti, Marco G.; Morino, Mario

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POEM for Achalasia
pp. 489-495(7)
Authors: Kroch, Daniel A.; Grimm, Ian S.

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The Treatment of Achalasia in Obese Patients
pp. 501-505(5)
Authors: Wesp, Julie A.; Farrell, Timothy M.

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Esophageal Resection for End-Stage Achalasia
pp. 506-511(6)
Authors: Aiolfi, Alberto; Asti, Emanuele; Bonitta, Gianluca; Siboni, Stefano; Bonavina, Luigi

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Association of Increasing Frailty with Detrimental Outcomes after Pancreatic Resection
pp. 512-519(8)
Authors: Guyton, Rodney Lane; Mosquera, Catalina; Spaniolas, Konstantinos; Fitzgerald, Timothy L.

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Biomechanical and Histologic Evaluation of LifeMesh™: A Novel Self-Fixating Mesh Adhesive
pp. 520-525(6)
Authors: Shahan, Charles P.; Stoikes, Nathaniel N.; Roan, Esra; Tatum, James; Webb, David L.; Voeller, Guy R.

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Redefining the Surgical Council of Resident Education (SCORE) Curriculum: A Comparison with the Operative Experiences of Graduated General Surgical Residents
pp. 526-530(5)
Authors: Strosberg, David S.; Quinn, Kristen M.; Abdel-Misih, Sherif R.; Harzman, Alan E.

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Ability of Intraoperative Pathologic Analysis of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ to Guide Selective Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery
pp. 537-542(6)
Authors: Murphy, Brittany L.; Gonzalez, Alexandra B.; Keeney, Michael G.; Chen, Beiyun; Conners, Amy L.; Henrichsen, Tara L.; Degnim, Amy C.; Harmsen, William S.; Boughey, Judy C.; Hieken, Tina J.; Habermann, Elizabeth B.; Jakub, James W.

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Effectiveness of an Early Ultrasound Training Curriculum for General Surgery Residents
pp. 543-546(4)
Authors: Hosseini, Motahar; Bhatt, Astha; Kowdley, Gopal C.

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A New Approach to an Old Technique—The S.U.T.R. First Technique
pp. 547-550(4)
Authors: Jones, Frank; Lewis, Catherine; Knight, Darryl; Bacon, Louise; Patel, Vijay; Moore, Carolyn

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Long-Term Functional Outcomes after Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: A 20-Year Experience
pp. 551-556(6)
Authors: Shahan, Charles P.; Stavely, Taylor C.; Croce, Martin A.; Fabian, Timothy C.; Magnotti, Louis J.

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Level I Trauma Centers: More Is Not Necessarily Better
pp. 557-564(8)
Authors: He, Jack C.; Sajankila, Nitin; Kreiner, Laura A.; Allen, Debra L.; Claridge, Jeffrey A.

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Single-Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy for Colon Cancer: Experiences with 308 Consecutive Cases
pp. 565-569(5)
Authors: Hirano, Yasumitsu; Hattori, Masakazu; Douden, Kenji; Hiranuma, Chikashi; Hashizume, Yasuo; Taniguchi, Keizo

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Nongastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Spindle Cell Sarcomas of the Colon or Rectum
pp. 570-575(6)
Authors: Ikoma, Naruhiko; Roland, Christina L.; Cormier, Janice N.; Chiang, Yi-Ju; Torres, Keila E.; Hunt, Kelly K.; You, Y. Nancy; Feig, Barry W.

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Prophylactic Antibiotics for Elective Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
pp. 576-580(5)
Authors: Smith, J. Patrick; Samra, Navdeep S.; Ballard, David H.; Moss, Jonathan B.; Griffen, Forrest D.

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Fatal Agricultural Accidents in Kansas: A Thirty-One-Year Study
pp. 581-586(6)
Authors: Haan, James M.; Hauschild, Donald; Patterson, Christine; Ward, Jeanette G.; Helmer, Stephen D.

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The Development of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
pp. 587-592(6)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Determination of Proper Timing for the Placement of Intra-Abdominal Mesh after Incidental Enterotomy in a Rodent Model (Rattus norvegicus)
pp. 593-598(6)
Authors: Muir, Kathryn B.; Smoot, Charles P.; Viera, Jennifer L.; Sirkin, Maxwell R.; Yoon, Brian; Bader, Julia; Smiley, Rebecca; Holt, Danielle; Hofmann, Luke J.

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Bacteriology and Comorbidities in Patients Requiring Surgical Management of Empyema
pp. 599-603(5)
Authors: Pinnola, Aaron; Kuo, Yen-Hong; Sciarretta, Jason D.; McIntyre, Alexander; Messier, Robert; Davis, John M.

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The Impact of Price Transparency for Surgical Services
pp. 604-608(5)
Authors: Mehta, Ambar; Xu, Tim; Bai, Ge; Hawley, Kristy L.; Makary, Martin A.

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