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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 12, December 2017

An Update on the Current Management of Perforated Diverticulitis
pp. 1321-1328(8)
Authors: Zoog, Evon; Giles, W. Heath; Maxwell, Robert A.

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Percutaneous versus Cut-Down Technique for Indwelling Port Placement
pp. 1336-1342(7)
Authors: Matiotti-Neto, Mario; Eskander, Mariam F.; Tabatabaie, Omidreza; Kasumova, Gyulnara; Bliss, Lindsay A.; Ng, Sing Chau; Tawa, Nicholas E.; Murphy, Blanche; Critchlow, Jonathan F.; Tseng, Jennifer F.

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Laparoscopic Exploration Can Salvage Recurrent Common Bile Duct Stone after Cholecystectomy
pp. 1343-1346(4)
Authors: Liu, Wen-song; Zou, Yan; Yang, Bo; Jiang, Yong; Sun, Dong-Lin

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External Validation of Velazquez-Gomez Severity Score Index and ATLAS Scores and the Identification of Risk Factors Associated with Mortality in Clostridium difficile Infections
pp. 1347-1351(5)
Authors: Figh, Matthew L.; Zoog, Evon S. L.; Moore, Richard A.; Dart, Benjamin W.; Heath, Gregory; Butler, Reed M.; Gao, Cuilan; Kong, Joseph C.; Stanley, J. Daniel

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Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Low Density versus High Density Meshes in Patients with Bilateral Inguinal Hernia
pp. 1352-1356(5)
Authors: Carro, Jose Luis Porrero; Riu, Sol Villar; Lojo, Beatriz Ramos; Latorre, Lucia; Garcia, Maria Teresa Alonso; Pardo, Benito Alcaide; Naranjo, Oscar Bonachia; Herrero, Alberto Marcos; Cabezudo, Carlos Sanchez; Herreras, Esther Quiros

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Predictors and Outcomes of Nondiagnostic Ultrasound for Acute Appendicitis in Children
pp. 1357-1362(6)
Authors: Sola, Richard; Wormer, Blair A.; Anderson, William E.; Schmelzer, Thomas M.; Cosper, Graham H.

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Incorporation of Anterior Lumbosacral Spine Exposure into a General Surgical Practice
pp. 1363-1367(5)
Authors: Champney, Michael S.; Abuhakmeh, Yousef H.; Chung, Andrew S.

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Risk Factors for Elevated Preoperative Alkaline Phosphatase in Patients with Refractory Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
pp. 1368-1372(5)
Authors: Yang, Meng; Zhang, Ling; Huang, Linping; Sun, Xiaoliang; Ji, Haoyang; Lu, Yao

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Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation Heat Energy Transfer in an Ex-Vivo Model
pp. 1373-1380(8)
Authors: Thakur, Shivani; Lavito, Sandi; Grobner, Elizabeth; Grobner, Mark

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Occult Appendiceal Neoplasms in Acute and Chronic Appendicitis: A Single-Institution Experience of 1793 Appendectomies
pp. 1381-1385(5)
Authors: Schwartz, Jamie A.; Forleiter, Craig; Lee, David; Kim, Grace J.

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Robotic Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse in Pediatric Patients
pp. 1386-1389(4)
Authors: Hiller, David J.; Bohl, Jaime L.; Zeller, Kristen A.

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Cancer Frequency in Retrosternal Goiter
pp. 1390-1393(4)
Authors: Sahbaz, Nuri A.; Tutal, Firat; Aksakal, Nihat; Acar, Sami; Aksu, Kadir I.; Barbaros, Umut; Erbil, Yesim

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Lymphatic Permeation Predicts Systemic Recurrence in Combination with Vascular Involvement in Laparoscopically Resected N0 Colon Cancer
pp. 1394-1400(7)
Authors: Kojo, Ken; Katoh, Hiroshi; Naito, Masanori; Yamashita, Keishi; Nakamura, Takatoshi; Sato, Takeo; Yamanashi, Takahiro; Watanabe, Masahiko

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Trauma Population: Does Decolonization Prevent Infection?
pp. 1407-1412(6)
Authors: Maxwell, Robert A.; Croft, Chasen A.; Creech, C. Buddy; Thomsen, Isaac; Soper, Nicole; Brown, Laura E.; Mejia, Vicente A.; Dart, Benjamin W.; Barker, Donald E.

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Mode of Transport and Clinical Outcome in Rural Trauma: A Helicopter versus Ambulance Comparison
pp. 1413-1417(5)
Authors: Malekpour, Mahdi; Younus, Jabran M.; Jaap, Kathryn; Neuhaus, Nina; Widom, Kenneth; Rapp, Megan; Dove, James; Hunsinger, Marie; Blansfield, Joseph; Shabahang, Mohsen; Torres, Denise; Wild, Jeffrey

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Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair
pp. 1418-1421(4)
Author: Edelman, David S.

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The Implications of Transfer to an Acute Care Surgical Tertiary Service
pp. 1422-1426(5)
Authors: Britt, Rebecca; Davis, Pamela; Gresens, Anjali; Weireter, Leonard; Novosel, T.J.; Collins, Jay; Britt, L.D.

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Surgery for Acromioclavicular Dislocation: Factors Affecting Functional Recovery
pp. 1427-1432(6)
Authors: Zhang, Jun; Ying, Zhengran; Wang, You

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Is Routine Continuous EEG for Traumatic Brain Injury Beneficial?
pp. 1433-1437(5)
Authors: Aquino, Lia; Kang, Christopher Y.; Harada, Megan Y.; Ko, Ara; Do-Nguyen, Amy; Ley, Eric J.; Margulies, Daniel R.; Alban, Rodrigo F.

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Processes of Health Care Delivery, Education, and Provider Satisfaction in Acute Care Surgery: A Systematic Review
pp. 1438-1446(9)
Authors: DeGirolamo, Kristin; Murphy, Patrick B.; D’Souza, Karan; Zhang, Jacques X.; Parry, Neil; Haut, Elliott; Leeper, W. Robert; Leslie, Ken; Vogt, Kelly N.; Hameed, S. Morad

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Limit Crystalloid Resuscitation after Traumatic Brain Injury
pp. 1447-1452(6)
Authors: Ko, Ara; Harada, Megan Y.; Barmparas, Galinos; Smith, Eric J. T.; Birch, Kurtis; Barnard, Zachary R.; Yim, Dorothy A.; Ley, Eric J.

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Surgical and Endovascular Management of Patients with Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: A Single Center Experience
pp. 1453-1457(5)
Authors: Paliogiannis, Panagiotis; Ginesu, Giorgio C.; Fancellu, Alessandro; Pischedda, Aldo; Maiore, Mario; Maiore, Eleonora; Pinna, Antonio; Barmina, Michele; Porcu, Alberto

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tPA/DNase for Complicated Parapneumonic Effusions and Empyemas
pp. 1458-1459(2)
Authors: Maiga, Amelia; Pinkerman, Rhonda; Deppen, Stephen A.; Scruggs, Jennifer; Mcguire, Philip; Tarpley, John L.; Grogan, Eric L.

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Outcomes of Elderly Patients Undergoing Elective Abdominal Surgery
pp. 1460-1462(3)
Authors: Zoog, Evon S.L.; Worthington, Joshua A.; Singh, Amar; Stanley, J. Daniel

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Handwashing Improvement Project—A Resident Run Success
pp. e468-e470(3)
Authors: Ghee, Lauren; Kowdley, Gopal C.

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Concomitant Fecal Impaction and Perforated Appendicitis in an Autistic Patient
pp. e471-e473(3)
Authors: Waitara, Magarya S.; Stuever, Mary; Eiferman, Daniel; Steinberg, Steven

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Nonuterine Lipoleiomyoma
pp. e474-e475(2)
Authors: Bommakanti, Krishna; Valasek, Mark A.; Sicklick, Jason K.

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Primary Synchronous Bilateral Angiosarcoma of the Breast
pp. e476-e477(2)
Authors: Mulder, Laurel; Liu, Sandy; Kopkash, Katherine; Madrigrano, Andrea

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Malignant Phyllodes: A Presentation of Two Patients with a Rare Disease
pp. e478-e479(2)
Authors: Sheppard, Shauna; Shah, Riva; Madrigrano, Andrea; Kopkash, Katherine

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Small Bowel Obstruction from a 3-cm Gallstone in the Setting of Child-Pugh C Liver Cirrhosis
pp. e480-e481(2)
Authors: Grigsby, Charles K.; Falkenstrom, Kristina L.; Merchen, Todd D.

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Multiple Mycotic Visceral Artery Aneurysms
pp. e482-e484(3)
Authors: Naveed, Mujtaba Z.; Joshi, Amit; Deutsch, Evan

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Personal Watercraft Related Injuries—16-Year Experience from a Level I Trauma Center
pp. e485-e487(3)
Authors: Shin, Seung H.; Johnson, Benjamin P.; Mentzer, Caleb J.; Garg, Shailesh; Jouria, Jassin; Wayand, Zarlakhta; Cartolano, Thomas J.; Rattan, Rishi; Lieberman, Howard M.; Zakrison, Tanya L.

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Redo Gracilis Muscle Transposition for Recurrent Complex Pouch‐Vaginal Fistula: A Feasible and Effective Pouch Salvage Surgical Procedure
pp. e488-e489(2)
Authors: Vallicelli, Carlo; Rottoli, Matteo; Boschi, Luca; Cipriani, Riccardo; Poggioli, Gilberto

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Abdominal Splenosis Mimicking Carcinomatosis in a Patient with Acute Appendicitis
pp. e490-e492(3)
Authors: Schrank, Yana M.; George, Virgilio; Camp, E. Ramsay

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Traumatic Arteriovesical Fistula from the External Iliac Artery after Gunshot Wound to the Pelvis
pp. e493-e494(2)
Authors: Simmerman, Erika; Lawson, Andrew; Schlafstein, Ashley; Williams, Ashley; Holsten, Steven

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