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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 84, Number 6, June 2018

Pathologic Findings of the Gallbladder in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Biliary Dyskinesia
pp. e176-e177(2)
Authors: Ahmed, Hassan; Hwang, Daniel; Dissanaike, Sharmila

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Canal of Nuck Hydrocele: Diagnosis and Treatment of a Rare Inguinal Pathology
pp. e178-e180(3)
Authors: Aalberg, Jeffrey; Simpson, William; Divino, Celia

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Parenchyma-Sparing Hepatectomy or Major Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases?
pp. e181-e184(4)
Authors: Inoue, Yoshihiro; Ishii, Masatsugu; Tashiro, Keitaro; Ueda, Yasuhiko; Suzuki, Yusuke; Ota, Masato; Fujii, Kensuke; Masubuchi, Shinsuke; Yamamoto, Masashi; Hirokawa, Fumitoshi; Hayashi, Michihiro; Uchiyama, Kazuhisa

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Fullness or Distension of Proximal Jejunum: A Risk Factor Contributing to the Delayed Gastric Emptying
pp. e185-e187(3)
Authors: Tang, Wen-hao; Shi, Xin; Fan, Xin; Chen, Wei-dong; You, Cheng-zhong; Friess, Helmut

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Blunt Trauma Patients with Cervical Stenosis and No Fracture Are More Likely to Have Neurologic Deficits and Require Surgery Than Those without Stenosis
pp. e188-e191(4)
Authors: Koerner, John D.; Blatt, Melissa; Zielonka, Tania; Sharma, Jyoti; Kaul, Sanjeev

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Can Firefighters Be Taught Ultrasound?
pp. e192-e198(7)
Authors: Workman, Ashleigh; Hecht, Carrie; Crawford, Callie; Sewell, Bobby; Rippy, Wes; Palla, David; Yamada, Roy; Duane, Therese M.; Gandhi, Rajesh R.

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Primary Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma of the Heart
pp. e199-e200(2)
Authors: Petrella, Francesco; Bonalumi, Giorgia; Andreini, Daniele; De Camilli, Elisa; Spaggiari, Lorenzo; Alamanni, Francesco

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Robotic-Assisted Splenectomy for Massive Splenomegaly Secondary to Sarcoidosis
pp. e201-e203(3)
Authors: Parsi, Srikanth; Siripurapu, Veeraiah

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Extensive Small Bowel Polyposis of Unknown Origin
pp. e204-e205(2)
Authors: Hiller, David J.; Gilliam, John H.; Waters, Gregory S.

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Venous Embolization of Shotgun Pellets in the Setting of Vascular and Tracheal Injury
pp. e206-e207(2)
Authors: Hunter, Justin L.; Blair, Scott G.; Brevard, Sidney B.; Simmons, Jon D.; Ding, Linda E.

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Comment to: The Effect of Sarcopenia on Outcomes in Geriatric Blunt Trauma
pp. e208-e208(1)
Authors: Safer, Umut; Tasci, Ilker; Kaplan, Mustafa; Safer, Vildan Binay

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Response to Letter
pp. e208-e209(2)
Authors: Malekpour, Mahdi; Wild, Jeffrey

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How Technology Shaped Modern Surgery
pp. 753-760(8)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Algernon Brashear Jackson, M.D.: A Pioneer for Community and Minority Advocacy
pp. 761-762(2)
Authors: Lundy, Megan E.; Cowan, Scott W.; Yeo, Charles J.; Lazar, Melissa

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The Rise of the Surgeon in the Seventeenth Century Virginia Colony
pp. 763-765(3)
Authors: Ehrhardt, John D.; O’Leary, J. Patrick

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Antisepsis and Asepsis and How They Shaped Modern Surgery
pp. 766-771(6)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Factors Influencing Time to Decrease in Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone (ioPTH) Levels in Patients Undergoing Focused Parathyroidectomy (FP)
pp. 772-775(4)
Authors: Bhutiani, Neal; Graffree, Beunca; Martin, Robert C.G.; Quillo, Amy R.

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The Impact of Ostomy Creation after Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in a Newly Established Peritoneal Malignancy Program
pp. 776-782(7)
Authors: Stiles, Zachary E.; Hinkle, Nathan M.; Munene, Gitonga; Dickson, Paxton V.; Davidoff, Andrew M.; Deneve, Jeremiah L.

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Utilizing Surgical Bootcamps to Teach Core Entrustable Professional Activities to Senior Medical Students
pp. 783-788(6)
Authors: Heimroth, Jamie; Jones, Victoria M.; Howard, Jeffrey D.; Sutton, Erica R. H.

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The Use of Standardized Measures to Predict and Assess Quality of Life after Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
pp. 789-795(7)
Authors: Shapiro, Mark; Lee, Benjamin E.; Rutledge, John R.; Korst, Robert J.

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The Branching Pattern of the Inferior Pancreaticoduodenal Artery in Patients with a Replaced Right Hepatic Artery
pp. 796-800(5)
Authors: Tomimaru, Yoshito; Tanaka, Kaishu; Noguchi, Kozo; Morita, Shunji; Imamura, Hiroshi; Dono, Keizo

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“Enhanced Recovery” Protocol Compliance Influences Length of Stay: Resolving Barriers to Implementation
pp. 801-807(7)
Authors: Zoog, Evon; Simon, Remil; Stanley, J. Daniel; Moore, Richard; Lorenzo-Rivero, Shauna; Shepherd, Brian; Gao, Cuilan; Nelson, Eric

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Mild to Moderate to Severe: What Drives the Severity of ARDS in Trauma Patients?
pp. 808-812(5)
Authors: Daher, Pamela; Teixeira, Pedro G.; Coopwood, Thomas B.; Brown, Lawrence H.; Ali, Sadia; Aydelotte, Jayson D.; Ford, Brent J.; Hensely, Adam S.; Brown, Carlos V.

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Temporal Variations in Pediatric Trauma: Rationale for Altered Resource Utilization
pp. 813-819(7)
Authors: Groh, Eric M.; Feingold, Paul L.; Hashimoto, Barry; McDuffie, Lucas A.; Markel, Troy A.

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The Strategy of Treatment for Mid to Distal Cholangiocarcinoma after Surgical Resection
pp. 820-825(6)
Authors: Lee, Sung Ryol; Kim, Hyung Ook; Shin, Jun Ho

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Moped Crashes Are Just as Dangerous as Motorcycle Crashes
pp. 826-830(5)
Authors: Weaver, Jessica L.; Miller, Keith R.; Benns, Matthew; Harbrecht, Brian G.

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Delayed Healing Associated with Silver Sulfadiazine Use for Partial Thickness Scald Burns in Children
pp. 836-840(5)
Authors: Raymond, Steven L.; Zecevic, Antonia; Larson, Shawn D.; Ruzic, Ana; Islam, Saleem

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A Prospective, Comparative Evaluation on Totally Implantable Venous Access Devices by External Jugular Vein versus Cephalic Vein Cutdown
pp. 841-843(3)
Authors: Iorio, Olga; Gazzanelli, Sergio; D’Ermo, Giuseppe; Pezzolla, Angela; Gurrado, Angela; Testini, Mario; De Toma, Giorgio; Cavallaro, Giuseppe

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Bone Autograft Coupled with Locking Plates Repairs Symptomatic Rib Fracture Nonunions
pp. 844-850(7)
Authors: Hernandez, Matthew C.; Reisenauer, Janani S.; Aho, Johnathon M.; Zeb, Muhammad; Thiels, Cornelius A.; Cross, William W.; Schiller, Henry J.; Kim, Brian D.

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The Impact of Epidural Analgesia on the Rate of Thromboembolism without Chemical Thromboprophylaxis in Major Oncologic Surgery
pp. 851-855(5)
Authors: Manguso, Nicholas; Hong, Jenny; Shouhed, Daniel; Popelka, Sarah; Amersi, Farin; Hemaya, Emad; Sibert, Karen; Silberman, Allan W.

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Correlation between Ki-67 Expression and Hemodynamics of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Patients with Breast Infiltrative Ductal Carcinoma
pp. 856-861(6)
Authors: Du, Rui; Zhang, Hao; Shu, Weiwei; Chen, Baoding; Li, Yuefeng; Zhang, Xin; Wu, Xincai; Wang, Zhongqun

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When Minutes Fly by: What Is the True “Golden Hour” for Air Care?
pp. 862-867(6)
Authors: Duke, Marquinn; Tatum, Danielle; Sexton, Kevin; Stuke, Lance; Robertson, Ronald; Sutherland, Michael; Tyroch, Alan; Agrawal, Vaidehi; Duchesne, Juan

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Correlation of Biliary Colic in the Absence of Cholelithiasis with Pancreaticobiliary Obstruction
pp. 868-874(7)
Authors: Bhutiani, Neal; Brown, Amber N.; Davis, Eric G.; Jones, Christopher M.; Vitale, Gary C.; Scoggins, Charles R.; Martin, Robert C. G.; Bozeman, Matthew C.

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Delirium in Postoperative Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit
pp. 875-880(6)
Authors: Romanauski, Timothy R.; Martin, Erin E.; Sprung, Juraj; Martin, David P.; Schroeder, Darrell R.; Weingarten, Toby N.

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Comparison of Race and Survival
pp. 881-888(8)
Authors: Doepker, Matthew P.; Holt, Scott D.; Durkin, Martin W.; Chu, Christopher H.; Nottingham, James M.

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The Combination of Pancreas Texture and Postoperative Serum Amylase in Predicting Pancreatic Fistula Risk
pp. 889-896(8)
Authors: Chen, Crystal B.; McCall, Neal S.; Pucci, Michael J.; Leiby, Benjamin; Dabbish, Nooreen; Winter, Jordan M.; Yeo, Charles J.; Lavu, Harish

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Incidence of Surgical Site Infections after Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: No Role for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
pp. 897-901(5)
Authors: Moskalenko, Marina; Asai, Megumi; Beem, Karen; Pezzi, Todd A.; Brophy, Cynthia L.; Noonan, Kristin; Pezzi, Christopher M.

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Outcomes after Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair: A Study of 21,565 Patients in the State of New York
pp. 902-908(7)
Authors: Altieri, Maria S.; Yang, Jie; Xu, Jianjin; Talamini, Mark; Pryor, Aurora; Telem, Dana A.

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Primary Pulmonary Thrombus in Combat Casualties: Is Treatment Necessary?
pp. 909-915(7)
Authors: Bradley, Matthew J.; Baird, Dean E.; Peterson, Paul G.; Baird, Michael D.; Elster, Eric A.; Rodriguez, Carlos J.

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The South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative: A New Effort to Improve Surgical Outcomes in South Carolina
pp. 916-919(4)
Authors: Lockett, Mark A.; Turley, Chris; Gibbons, Lorri; Stinson, Shawn; Adams, James L.; Cole, David; Baliga, Prabhakar K.

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Predictive Factors of Operative Hemodynamic Instability for Pheochromocytoma
pp. 920-923(4)
Authors: Aksakal, Nihat; Agcaoglu, Orhan; Sahbaz, Nuri Alper; Albuz, Ozgur; Saracoglu, Ayten; Yavru, Aysen; Barbaros, Umut; Erbil, Yesim

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Influence of Insurance Status on Hospital Length of Stay and Discharge Location in Burn Patients
pp. 924-929(6)
Authors: Nygaard, Rachel M.; Gayken, Jon R.; Endorf, Frederick W.

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Incisional Hernia in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Systematic Review
pp. 930-937(8)
Authors: Simson, Nick; Parker, Samuel; Stonier, Thomas; Halligan, Stephen; Windsor, Alastair

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Elimination of Routine Benzodiazepine Administration for Nonprocedural Sedation in a Trauma Intensive Care Unit Is Feasible
pp. 947-951(5)
Authors: McGinn, Kaitlin; Davis, S. Noelle; Terrry, Elizabeth; Simmons, Jon; Brevard, Sidney

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Analysis of Helicopter-Transported Trauma Patients at a Regional Trauma Center
pp. 952-958(7)
Authors: Sebastian, Christina; Collopy, Kevin; Clancy, Thomas V.; Acquista, Elizabeth

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The Impact of Mesh Reinforcement with Components Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
pp. 959-962(4)
Authors: Razavi, Seyed Amirhossein; Desai, Karan A.; Hart, Alexandra M.; Thompson, Peter W.; Losken, Albert

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A Calculated Risk: Performing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis on Patients with End Stage Renal Disease
pp. 963-970(8)
Authors: Chung, Paul J.; Smith, Michael C.; Roudnitsky, Valery; Lee, Jun Seon; Alfonso, Antonio E.; Sugiyama, Gainosuke

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Life over Limb: Lower Extremity Ischemia in the Setting of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
pp. 971-977(7)
Authors: Wasicek, Philip J.; Teeter, William A.; Yang, Shiming; Hu, Peter; Hoehn, Melanie R.; Stein, Deborah M.; Scalea, Thomas M.; Brenner, Megan L.

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GERD: Presence and Size of Hiatal Hernia Influence Clinical Presentation, Esophageal Function, Reflux Profile, and Degree of Mucosal Injury
pp. 978-982(5)
Authors: Schlottmann, Francisco; Andolfi, Ciro; Herbella, Fernando A.; Rebecchi, Fabrizio; Allaix, Marco E.; Patti, Marco G.

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New Protocol Avoiding Tube Feed Interruptions in Critically Ill Patients Requiring Tracheostomy
pp. 983-986(4)
Authors: Angotti, Lisa M.; Casey, Colleen; Ata, Ashar; Sueda, Stefanie; Ettekal, Yashar; Lee, Christina; Bonville, Daniel; Stain, Steven C.; Tafen, Marcel

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Resident Operative Reports before and after Structured Education
pp. 987-990(4)
Authors: Hyde, Glendon A.; Biderman, Michael D.; Nelson, Eric C.

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Comparison of Treatment Outcomes of Endoscopic Stenting and Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy for Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction
pp. 991-995(5)
Authors: Leiyuan, Shuai; Jianli, Xu; Zhengzhong, Zhao; Guangyan, Ji; Dailiang, Zhu

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Is Associated with Lower Lymph Node Counts in Colon Cancer
pp. 996-1002(7)
Authors: Mullen, Matthew G.; Shah, Puja M.; Michaels, Alex D.; Hassinger, Taryn E.; Turrentine, Florence E.; Hedrick, Traci L.; Friel, Charles M.

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Early Enteral Nutrition Is Associated with Reduced Morbidity in Critically Ill Soft Tissue Patients
pp. 1003-1009(7)
Authors: Haac, Bryce; Henry, Sharon; Diaz, Jose; Scalea, Thomas; Stein, Deborah

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Cost Analysis of Direct Oral Anticoagulants Compared with Warfarin in Patients with Blunt Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhages
pp. 1010-1014(5)
Authors: Lamb, Laura C.; DiFiori, Monica; Comey, Christopher; Feeney, James

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The Role of Noncontrast CT in the Evaluation of Surgical Abdomen Patients
pp. 1015-1021(7)
Authors: Li, Pei-Hua; Tee, Yu-San; Fu, Chih-Yuan; Liao, Chien-Hung; Wang, Shang-Yu; Hsu, Yu-Pao; Yeh, Chun-Nan; Wu, En-Haw

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Heller Myotomy: To Wrap or Not to Wrap?
pp. 1022-1026(5)
Authors: Brown, Jordan; Egger, Michael; Kehdy, Farid J.

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Wiser with Age? Increased Per-Surgeon Elderly Patient Volume Is Associated with Lower Postinjury Complications
pp. 1027-1032(6)
Authors: Warnack, Elizabeth; Simon, Joshua; Dang, Quoc; Catino, Joseph; Bukur, Marko

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Splenic Bed Laparoscopic Splenectomy Approach for Massive Splenomegaly Secondary to Portal Hypertension and Liver Cirrhosis
pp. 1033-1038(6)
Authors: Tian, Guangjin; Li, Deyu; Yu, Haibo; Dong, Yadong; Xue, Huanzhou

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Assessing the Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program Risk Calculator in Cholecystectomy
pp. 1039-1042(4)
Authors: Imran, Jonathan B.; Renteria, Oswaldo; Ruiz, Maria; Pham, Thai H.; Mokdad, Ali A.; Huerta, Sergio

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Ultrasound-Guided Breast-Conservative Surgery Decreases the Rate of Reoperations for Palpable Breast Cancer
pp. 1043-1048(6)
Authors: Vieni, Salvatore; Graceffa, Giuseppa; Priola, Roberta; Fricano, Martina; Latteri, Stefania; Latteri, Mario A.; Cipolla, Calogero

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Correlating Geographic Location with Incidence of Motor Vehicle‐Induced Pedestrian Injury
pp. 1049-1053(5)
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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Comparison of Outcomes for Pediatric Trauma at Different Types of Trauma Centers: The Unresolved Mystery
pp. 1054-1057(4)
Authors: Elkbuli, Adel; Lopez, Jennifer R.; Villarroel, Paul Perales; Ang, Darwin; Liu, Huazhi; Boneva, Dessy; Morejon, Orlando; Hai, Shaikh; McKenney, Mark

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Importance of Markers of Sepsis in Surgical Patients
pp. 1058-1063(6)
Authors: Smolár, Marek; Dedinská, Ivana; Hošala, Michal; Mazúch, Július; Laca, L’udovit

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Adenoma Detection Rate in Colonoscopy: Does the Participation of a Resident Matter?
pp. 1064-1068(5)
Authors: Turner, Jacquelyn S.; Henry, Desmond; Chase, Ayana; Kpodzo, Dzifa; Flood, Michael C.; Clark, Clarence E.

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Association of Treatment for Critical Limb Ischemia with Gender and Hospital Volume
pp. 1069-1078(10)
Authors: Schaumeier, Maria J.; Hawkins, Alexander T.; Hevelone, Nathanael D.; Sethi, Rosh K. V.; Nguyen, Louis L.

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Paramedic and Surgeon Views on Trauma Surgical Readiness: Implications for Guideline Implementation
pp. 1079-1085(7)
Authors: Manson, Jerome; Burke, Kristen; Starnes, Catherine P.; Long, Kristin; Kearney, Paul A.; Bernard, Andrew

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Predictive Factors for Delayed Gastric Emptying after Distal Gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y Reconstruction
pp. 1086-1090(5)
Authors: Matsumoto, Sohei; Wakatsuki, Kohei; Migita, Kazuhiro; Ito, Masahiro; Nakade, Hiroshi; Kunishige, Tomohiro; Kitano, Mutsuko; Nakatani, Mitsuhiro; Sho, Masayuki

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Use of Computerized Tomography in Abdominal Pain
pp. 1091-1096(6)
Authors: Bhatt, Astha; Yang, Xihua; Karnik, Nihaal; Sill, Anne; Kowdley, Gopal

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Improving Pharmacologic Prevention of VTE in Trauma: IMPACT-IT QI Project
pp. 1097-1104(8)
Authors: Bethea, Audis; Adams, Elliot; Lucente, Frank C.; Samanta, Damayanti; Chumbe, Julton Tomanguillo

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Initial Experience with Fibrin Glue Treatment of Anal Fistulae in Children
pp. 1105-1109(5)
Authors: Liao, Fan-Ting; Chang, Chi-Jen

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Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Report on 1164 Operations at a Single-Institution, Safety-Net Hospital
pp. 1110-1116(7)
Authors: Dumas, Ryan P.; Subramanian, Madhu; Hodgman, Erica; Arevalo, Michelle; Nguyen, Gabriella; Li, Kevin; Aijwe, Tochi; Williams, Brian; Eastman, Alexander; Luk, Stephen; Minshall, Christian; Cripps, Michael W.

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Follicular Carcinoma Masquerading as a Hot Nodule in a Pediatric Patient
pp. 1117-1119(3)
Authors: Dy, Benzon M.; Katabi, Nora; Boucai, Laura; Shaha, Ashok

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An Interdisciplinary Perioperative Management Protocol for Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia: A Single-Surgeon Experience
pp. 1120-1122(3)
Authors: Scarlet, Sara; Sweeting, Raeshell S.; Ataga, Kenneth I.; Redding-Lallinger, Rupa C.; Meyer, Antony A.

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