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Volume 84, Number 8, August 2018

The Influence of Breast Density on the Utility of MarginProbe in Partial Mastectomy
pp. e273-e274(2)
Authors: Weiss, Eric; Krupp, James; Simmons, Jennifer; Jablon, Lisa; Friend, Kara

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Perforated Sigmoid Diverticulitis Resulting in Subcutaneous Abscess
pp. e275-e276(2)
Authors: Neill, John C.; Sparkman, Brian K.; Carroll, Jonathan D.

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Obstructive Uropathy Secondary to an Indirect Extraperitoneal Ureteral Inguinal Hernia
pp. e277-e278(2)
Authors: Allen, Ahkeel; Cauthen, Allison; Ashley, Dennis

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Improvement in Pathology Lymph Node Harvesting Guideline Adherence for Colorectal Cancer
pp. e279-e281(3)
Authors: Carman, Kelly; Gretschel, Alanna; Frank, Renee; Dove, James; Bannon, Joseph P.; Protyniak, Bogdon; Erchinger, Thomas; Chu, Kyo; Oxenberg, Jacqueline

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Predictive Value of the Initial Trauma Survey: Is Our Hunch Good Enough?
pp. e282-e284(3)
Authors: Cull, John D.; Mayberry, Whitney E.; Firestone, Alicia; Cardin-Pozo, Stefano; Van Wert, Mary; Entriken, Catherine; Rozier, Richard T.; Ewing, Joseph; Trammell, Amy; Kaiser, Meghann

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Cardiac Migration of a Prophylactic Inferior Vena Cava Filter: A Rare but Potentially Lethal Complication that Must Be Avoided
pp. e285-e287(3)
Authors: Henry, Jaymie A.; Lama, Teofilo; Borrego, Robert; Galindez, Neil; Genuit, Thomas; Lottenberg, Lawrence

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Breast Necrosis after Cardiac Bypass Surgery
pp. e292-e293(2)
Authors: Ozuna, Luis; Samiian, Laila; Pirris, John; Wasserman, Martha; Jasra, Bharti

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Repair of Vascular Stretch Injury to Distal Femoral Artery after Femur Fracture
pp. e294-e295(2)
Authors: Grant, April A.; Ginzburg, Enrique; Lineen, Edward B.

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Surgical Management of Traumatic Ballistic Injury to the Breast
pp. e296-e298(3)
Authors: Polcz, Monica A.; Sweeting, Raeshell S.

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Elderly Fall Patients Need a Urinalysis
pp. e299-e301(3)
Authors: Shu, Anna; Paulasir, Sylvester; Batool, Farwa; Corpron, Cynthia A.; Purtill, Mary-Anne; Wahl, Wendy L.; Brandt, Mary-Margaret

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Fungal Necrotizing Fasciitis after Penetrating Trauma
pp. e302-e304(3)
Authors: Hite, Melissa; McCrae, Allison L.; Privette, Alicia

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Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction Caused by Metastatic Cervical Cancer with Negative PAP Screening
pp. e305-e306(2)
Authors: Tamburrini, Danielle; Antinori, Charles; Slotman, Gus

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Mucinous Eccrine Carcinoma of the Sweat Glands: Characteristics, Treatment, and Survival Outcomes of a Rare Malignancy
pp. e307-e308(2)
Authors: Urias, Daniel; Sylejmani, Gresa B.; Rakovica, Loran; Dumire, Russell; Gassman, Andrew

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Reverse Malrotation: An Uncommon Presentation of Abdominal Pain
pp. e309-e311(3)
Authors: Uhlich, Rindi M.; Hu, Parker; Jensen, Jeremy; Holliday, Casey; Barnes, Stephen L.

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Aortoenteric Fistula at the Site of a Marginal Ulcer after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
pp. e312-e313(2)
Authors: Dean, Katherine; Scott, John; Eichhorn, Patricia

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The Problem of Exposure for Damage Control in an Adolescent with Multiple Abdominal Gunshot Wounds Six Months after Surgery for a Previous Abdominal Gunshot
pp. e314-e316(3)
Authors: Schwartz, Jandie; Madden, Nicholas J.; Butts, Christopher A.; Slotman, Gus J.; Budeir, Mohammed H.

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Longterm Postoperative Hardware Complications after Open Rib Fixation
pp. e317-e319(3)
Authors: Drahos, Andrew; Nowack, Timothy; Fitzgerald, Michael; Christie, D. Benjamin

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Laparoscopic Reversal of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Conversion to Sleeve Gastrectomy
pp. e320-e322(3)
Authors: Hite, Melissa; Johnson-Mann, Crystal; Pullatt, Rana

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Resolution of Raynaud’s Symptoms after Parathyroidectomy
pp. e323-e324(2)
Authors: Held, Jenny M.; Daily, Jason; Kilfoil, Terrence; Johnston, Michael

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Sestamibi Scanning and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Results for Parathyroid Resection in Primary Hyperparathyroidism
pp. e325-e327(3)
Authors: Rosenthal, Andrew A.; Solomon, Rachele J.; Capasso, Thomas; Eyerly-Webb, Stephanie A.

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Is There a “Halo Effect” for Bariatric Surgery?
pp. e328-e329(2)
Authors: Pearson, David; Scott, John D.; Beffa, Lucas; Rhyne, Robert; Shull, Trevor

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Small Bowel Fistulization with Orphaned Intraperitoneal Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Catheter
pp. e330-e332(3)
Authors: Wright, Jesse P.; Gunter, Oliver L.

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Pure Ductal Carcinoma in situ of the Male Breast
pp. e333-e334(2)
Authors: Stutsrim, Ashlee; Howard-McNatt, Marissa

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Celiac Artery Dissection in the Setting of Blunt Abdominal Trauma
pp. e335-e336(2)
Authors: Nguyen, Jonathan; Bramwell, Christian; Sheikh, Maaz; Koerner, Crystal; Tootla, Yasmin; Bashan, Aviva; Danner, Omar K.; Matthews, L. Ray; Taha, Assad; Childs, Ed; Rhee, Peter M.; Morse, Bryan C.

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Right Robotic-Assisted Transthoracic Truncal Vagotomy for Marginal Ulcer Disease after Gastric Bypass Surgery
pp. e340-e342(3)
Authors: Brungardt, Joseph; Tracy, Brett; McBride, Katherine; Standiford, Darron; Bailey, Brian M.

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An Examination of Military General Surgeon Comfort with Complex Hepatopancreatobiliary Procedures
pp. e343-e345(3)
Authors: Ward, William H.; Fluke, Laura M.; McEvoy, Christian S.; Fitch, Jamie L.; Ricca, Robert L.

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Decision Tool for Predicting Outcomes in Geriatric Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
pp. 1247-1251(5)
Authors: Murphy, Kyle C.; Kay, Danielle; Davenport, Daniel L.; Bernard, Andrew

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Use of Telemedicine in Surgical Education: A Seven-Year Experience
pp. 1252-1260(9)
Authors: Marttos, Antonio C.; Fernandes Juca Moscardi, Mariana; Fiorelli, Rossano Kepler Alvim; Pust, Gerd Daniel; Ginzburg, Enrique; Schulman, Carl Ivan; Grant, April Anne; Namias, Nicholas

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A 12-Year Single-Institution Experience with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation
pp. 1261-1263(3)
Authors: Scott, Anthony M.; Callier, Matthew C.; Lashley, Madison; Cole, David A.; Dale, Paul S.

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Negative Sestamibi Scans Predict Lower Likelihood of Surgical Referral in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism
pp. 1264-1268(5)
Authors: Lloyd, Jacob Q.; Holcombe, Jenny M.; Rackley, Allyssa A.; Tanner, Richard M.; Heath Giles, W.

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Imaging-Associated Radiation Trends in a Puerto Rican Pediatric Surgical Population: Is Over-Radiation an Issue in Our Emergency Departments?
pp. 1269-1271(3)
Authors: Diaz, Keila; Marcano, Sofia; Ortiz, Victor; Sanchez, Carlos; Santiago, Elvis; Zequeira, Jorge J.

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Postdischarge Mortality after Geriatric Low-Level Falls: A Five-Year Analysis
pp. 1272-1276(5)
Authors: Gerrish, Ashley W.; Hamill, Mark E.; Love, Katie M.; Lollar, Daniel I.; Locklear, Tonja M.; Dhiman, Nitasha; Nussbaum, Michael S.; Collier, Bryan R.

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Being Narrow Minded Is Not Always Bad: Focusing on Emergent Interventions in Undertriage Initiatives Improves Mortality Prediction
pp. 1277-1283(7)
Authors: Klepner, Stephen; Ong, Adrian; Martin, Anthony; Wasser, Tom; Muller, Alison L.; Sigal, Adam; Fernandez, Forrest B.

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Moderate Sedation or Monitored Anesthesia Care for Colonoscopies: Is There a Difference?
pp. 1284-1287(4)
Authors: Ng, Matthew; Dhanani, Rahim; Galadima, Hadiza; Burgess, Jessica

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Defining Outcomes after Colon Resection in Blunt Trauma: Is Diversion or Primary Anastomosis More Favorable?
pp. 1288-1293(6)
Authors: Lasinski, Alaina M.; Gil, Lindsay; Kothari, Anai N.; Anstadt, Michael J.; Gonzalez, Richard P.

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Discrepancy in Postoperative Outcomes between Auditing Databases: A NSQIP Comparison
pp. 1294-1298(5)
Authors: Lyman, William B.; Passeri, Michael; Cochran, Allyson; Iannitti, David A.; Martinie, John B.; Baker, Erin H.; Vrochides, Dionisios

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Is the Face an Air Bag for the Brain and Torso?—The Potential Protective Effects of Severe Midface Fractures
pp. 1299-1302(4)
Authors: Woriax, Hannah E.; Hamill, Mark E.; Gilbert, Carol M.; Reed, Christopher M.; Faulks, Emily R.; Love, Katie M.; Lollar, Daniel I.; Nussbaum, Michael S.; Collier, Bryan R.

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Optimization of Resource Allocation after Implementation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocol
pp. 1303-1306(4)
Authors: Martyak, Michael; Collins, Jay; Burgess, Jessica

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The Surgical Experience Aboard USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) during Operation Continuing Promise 2015
pp. 1307-1311(5)
Authors: Fluke, Laura M.; Restrepo, Ryan D.; Pryor, Howard I.; Duncan, James E.; Mann, Kevan E.

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South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative Colon Surgery Outcomes Vary by Age and Race
pp. 1312-1313(2)
Authors: Kim, Doris; Lockett, Mark; Zhang, Jingwen; Mauldin, Patrick; Baliga, Prabhakar

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Long-Term Effects of Decompressive Craniectomy on Functional Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multicenter Study
pp. 1314-1318(5)
Authors: Moskowitz, Eliza; Melendez, Claudia I.; Dunn, Julie; Khan, Abid D.; Gonzalez, Richard; Liebscher, Sean; Schroeppel, Thomas J.

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Recurrence Patterns after Primary Excision of Invasive Melanoma with Melanoma in situ at the Margin
pp. 1319-1325(7)
Authors: Oh, Grace; Farley, Clara R.; Lopez-Aguiar, Alexandra G.; Russell, Maria C.; Delman, Keith A.; Lowe, Michael C.

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Accuracy of MRI in Diagnosing Appendicitis during Pregnancy
pp. 1326-1328(3)
Authors: Aguilera, Fabiola; Gilchrist, Brian F.; Farkas, Daniel T.

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Propofol Infusion Syndrome: Efficacy of a Prospective Screening Protocol
pp. 1333-1338(6)
Authors: Schroeppel, Thomas J.; Clement, L. Paige; Barnard, Danielle L.; Guererro, Whitney; Ferguson, Margaret D.; Sharpe, John P.; Magnotti, Louis J.; Croce, Martin A.; Fabian, Timothy C.

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Dogma without Data: A Clinical Decision-Making Tool for Postoperative Blood Cultures
pp. 1339-1344(6)
Authors: Copeland-Halperin, Libby R.; Emery, Erica; Collins, Devon; Liu, Chang; Dort, Jonathan

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The Natural History of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients without an Obvious Source
pp. 1345-1349(5)
Authors: Khoury, Leen; Hill, David; Kopp, Miroslav; Panzo, Melissa; Bajaj, Tushar; Schell, Carson; Corrigan, Andrew; Rodriguez, Ryan; Cohn, Stephen M.

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Correlation between Depression, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Inflammatory Factors in Patients with Severe Burn Injury
pp. 1350-1354(5)
Authors: Jiang, Donglin; Jiang, Shengyang; Gong, Fang; Yuan, Fenglai; Zhao, Peng; He, Xinglong; Lv, Guozhong; Chu, Xing

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Tube Thoracostomy Management in the Combat Wounded
pp. 1355-1362(8)
Authors: Bozzay, Joseph D.; Walker, Patrick F.; Ronaldi, Alley E.; Elster, Eric A.; Rodriguez, Carlos J.; Bradley, Matthew J.

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Posterior Thoracic Stab Wounds: Evaluating the Value of Commonly Used Radiologic Modalities
pp. 1363-1367(5)
Authors: Brigode, William M.; Masteller, Michael; Chaudhuri, Rishi; Sullivan, Ryan; Vafa, Amir

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The Price of Always Saying Yes: A Cost Analysis of Secondary Overtriage to an Urban Level I Trauma Center
pp. 1368-1375(8)
Authors: Bukur, Marko; Teurel, Candace; Catino, Joseph; Kurek, Stanley

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Correlating Geographic Location with Incidence of Motor Vehicle‐Induced Pedestrian Injury
pp. 1376-1379(4)
Authors: Bhutiani, Neal; Miller, Keith R.; Benns, Matthew V.; Nash, Nicholas A.; Franklin, Glen A.; Smith, Jason W.; Harbrecht, Brian G.; Bozeman, Matthew C.

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Payer Source Associated with Disparities in Procedural, but Not Surgical, Care in a Trauma Population
pp. 1380-1387(8)
Authors: Berg, Gina M.; Searight, Maggie; Sorell, Ryan; Lee, Felecia A.; Hervey, Ashley M.; Harrison, Paul

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Incidence of Ventral Hernia Repair after Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Open Aortofemoral or Aortoiliac Bypass Surgery: An Analysis of 17,594 Patients in the State of New York
pp. 1388-1393(6)
Authors: Altieri, Maria S.; Yang, Jie; Jones, Tyler; Voronina, Angelina; Zhang, Mengru; Kokkosis, Angela; Talamini, Mark; Pryor, Aurora D.

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