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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 9, September 2017

Operative Outcomes after Open Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Retromuscular Mesh Fixation Using Fibrin Glue versus Transfascial Sutures
pp. 937-942(6)
Authors: Weltz, Adam S.; Sibia, Udai S.; Zahiri, H. Reza; Schoeneborn, Alexa; Park, Adrian; Belyansky, Igor

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Inclusion of the Acute Care Surgeon in the Difficult Airway Protocol: A Nine-Year Experience
pp. 943-946(4)
Authors: Lee, Seong K.; Rosenthal, Andrew A.; Davare, Dafney L.; Kiffin, Chauniqua; Sanchez, Rafael; Hurtado, Michael; Carrillo, Eddy H.

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Variation in Clinical Characteristics of Women versus Men Preoperative for Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Analysis of 83,059 Patients
pp. 947-951(5)
Authors: Schwartz, Jandie; Bashian, Christopher; Kushnir, Leon; Nituica, Cristina; Slotman, Gus J.

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Age and Achalasia: How Does Age Affect Patient Presentation, Hospital Course, and Surgical Outcomes?
pp. 952-961(10)
Authors: Downs, Darrell J.; Jadick, Giavanna; Swaid, Forat; Ross, Sharona B.; Rosemurgy, Alexander S.

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Heroin-Related Compartment Syndrome: An Increasing Problem for Acute Care Surgeons
pp. 962-965(4)
Authors: Benns, Matthew; Miller, Keith; Harbrecht, Brian; Bozeman, Matthew; Nash, Nicholas

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Successful Incorporation of Performance Based Payments for Trauma Center Readiness Costs into the Georgia Trauma System
pp. 966-971(6)
Authors: Ashley, Dennis W.; Nicholas, Jeffrey M.; Dente, Christopher J.; Johns, Tracy J.; Garlow, Laura E.; Solomon, Gina; Abston, Dena; Ferdinand, Colville H.

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Tumor Mitotic Rate and Association with Recurrence in Sentinel Lymph Node Negative Stage II Melanoma Patients
pp. 972-978(7)
Authors: Laks, Shachar; Meyers, Michael O.; Deal, Allison M.; Frank, Jill S.; Stitzenberg, Karyn B.; Yeh, Jen Jen; Thomas, Nancy E.; Ollila, David W.

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What Are the Costs of Trauma Center Readiness? Defining and Standardizing Readiness Costs for Trauma Centers Statewide
pp. 979-990(12)
Authors: Ashley, Dennis W.; Mullins, Robert F.; Dente, Christopher J.; Garlow, Laura; Medeiros, Regina S.; Atkins, Elizabeth V.; Solomon, Gina; Abston, Dena; Ferdinand, Colville H.

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An Analysis of Factors that Predict Hospital Readmission after Surgery for Perforated Appendicitis
pp. 991-995(5)
Authors: Millien, Jeffanne E.; Townsend, Michael; Goldberg, Joshua; Fuhrman, George M.

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Bicycle Helmets Save More than Heads: Experience from a Pediatric Level I Trauma Hospital
pp. 1007-1011(5)
Authors: Michael, Patrick D.; Davenport, Daniel L.; Draus, John M.

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Guideline-Driven Care Improves Outcomes in Patients with Traumatic Rib Fractures
pp. 1012-1017(6)
Authors: Flarity, Kathleen; Rhodes, Whitney C.; Berson, Andrew J.; Leininger, Brian E.; Reckard, Paul E.; Riley, Keyan D.; Shahan, Charles P.; Schroeppel, Thomas J.

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Laparoscopic Repair of a Traumatic Bladder Rupture
pp. e347-e348(2)
Authors: Thomas, Bradley W.; Avery, Michael J.; Sachdev, Gaurav; Christmas, A. Britton; Sing, Ronald F.

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Persistent Hemolysis after Laparoscopic Partial Splenectomy in Children
pp. e349-e350(2)
Authors: Muncie, Colin; Berch, Barry; Blewett, Christopher; Sawaya, David

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Analysis of the Financial Benefit of Same-Day Appendectomy
pp. e351-e353(3)
Authors: Herman, Richard; Muncie, Colin; Sawaya, David; Berch, Barry; Blewett, Christopher

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Cystic Lymphangioma of the Mesenteric Root in an Adolescent, an Operative Challenge
pp. e354-e355(2)
Authors: Muncie, Colin; Morris, Michael; Blewett, Christopher

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Injuries in Children because of Large Animals: A Single Institution Experience
pp. e356-e357(2)
Authors: Vandewalle, Robert J.; DeSouza, Nelson Q.; Hackworth, Jodi L.; Rouse, Thomas M.

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Laparoscopic versus Robotic-Assisted Splenectomy in the Pediatric Population: Our Institutional Experience
pp. e358-e359(2)
Authors: Mbaka, Maryann I.; Robl, Emma; Camps, Juan I.

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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome after Open Biopsy for Wilms’ Tumor
pp. e360-e361(2)
Authors: Weidner, Bryan C.-S.; Attori, Robert J.; Patterson, Robert F.; Berkow, Roger L.; Cosper, Graham H.; Nakayama, Don K.

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A Single Institution Study of Umbilical Vein Complications and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants
pp. e364-e366(3)
Authors: Shah, Mansi; Phillips, Michael R.; Klein, Mia; Marzinsky, Amy; Rice, Colleen; Laughon, Matthew; Lee, Sang

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Colostomy as a Bridge to Definitive Pediatric Surgical Care: A Sub-Saharan African Experience
pp. e367-e369(3)
Authors: Shah, Mansi; Gallaher, Jared; Msiska, Nelson; McLean, Sean E.; Charles, Anthony G.

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Invasive Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Arising in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of Heterotopic Pancreatic Origin Located in the Stomach
pp. e370-e371(2)
Authors: Christopher, Wade O.; Earl, Truman M.; Puneky, Louis V.; Seawright, Ashley H.; Wynn, James J.; Anderson, Christopher D.; Orr, W. Shannon

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Mortality Rate of Trauma Patients Requiring Multiple Vasopressors: Better than Expected?
pp. e372-e373(2)
Authors: Ng, Matthew; Burgess, Jessica; Hodge, Laura

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Metastases to the Breast from Nonsmall Cell Lung Carcinoma
pp. e374-e375(2)
Authors: Quang, Celia Y.; Blair, Scott G.; Patterson, Scott B.; Patterson, Sharla G.

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Cutaneous Manifestation of Histiocytic Sarcoma: Presentation and Management
pp. e376-e378(3)
Authors: Zakhary, Joseph; de la Torre, Jorge

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Parastomal Evisceration: Rare Complication after Total Abdominal Colectomy
pp. e379-e380(2)
Authors: Arbra, Chase A.; Fann, Stephen A.

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Chest X-Ray after Line Placement in Pediatric Patients: Is It Always Necessary?
pp. e381-e383(3)
Authors: Held, Jenny M.; Ricca, Robert L.

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Cracking Chests without a Scratch: A Review of Emergency Department Thoracotomy Outcomes and Injuries to Providers at a Level II Trauma Center
pp. e384-e385(2)
Authors: Fox, Sarah S.; Martin, Tasha; Williams, Zachary F.; Hope, William W.

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Traumatic Acute External Auditory Canal Stenosis
pp. e386-e388(3)
Authors: Willis, R. Grant; Kahn, Steve A.; Brevard, Sidney B.

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Healthcare Workers’ Attitude toward Organ Donation at Two Level 1 Urban Trauma
pp. e389-e391(3)
Authors: Cull, John D.; Fleetwood, Vidya A.; Manning, Benjamin; Chan, Edie Y.

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Familial Intussusception—Younger Age at Presentation, Male Predisposition, More Difficult to Reduce Radiographically, and More Likely to Recur
pp. e392-e395(4)
Authors: Erwin, Philip; Ham, P. Benson; Mentzer, Caleb J.; Hatley, Robyn M.; Pipkin, Walter L.; Howell, Charles G.; Walters, K. Christian

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Substernal Colon Volvulus with Ischemia 43 Years after Reconstruction for Esophageal Atresia
pp. e396-e397(2)
Authors: Henry, Christopher L.; Reinerssman, J. Matthew; Deb, Subrato J.

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Embolization of the Inferior Vena Cava Filter Strut to the Right Ventricle: A Case Report
pp. e400-e402(3)
Authors: Amiri, Farzad; Landis, Ryan; Skaff, Paulina; Denning, David; Constantinou, Constantinos

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Metallic Surgical Clip Causing Cholangitis after Cholecystectomy
pp. e403-e405(3)
Authors: Erwin, Philip A.; Beffa, Lucas R.; Jones, Wesley B.; Hale, Allyson L.; Scott, John D.

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Concurrent Laparoscopic Hernia Repair and Cystoscopic Laser Cystolitholaxapy for Urinary Bladder Calculus Contained within a Direct Inguinal Hernia
pp. e406-e408(3)
Authors: Hancock, Benjamin H.; Warren, Jeremy A.; Marguet, Charles; Carbonell, Alfredo M.; Cobb, William S.

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Anaerobic Infections of Autogenous Arteriovenous Fistulae
pp. e409-e410(2)
Authors: Coughlin, Julia; Fredericks, Charles; Keen, Richard; Farlow, Erin; Sheng, Neha

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Prevention of Implanted Central Venous Port Erosion with Prophylactic Mesh Tissue Augmentation
pp. e411-e413(3)
Authors: Palange, David Christopher; Ajibade, Dare; Bonne, Stephanie; Kunac, Anastasia

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