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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 11, November 2018

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Large Gallstone Causing Gastric Outlet Obstruction in a Patient with Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
pp. e443-e444(2)
Authors: Mootz, Allison; Familua, Oluwamayowa; Ojo, Edwin; Guerrero, Richard

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Early Results of Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) for Tumor Ablation in Soft Tissue Tumors
pp. e445-e447(3)
Authors: Walsh, Nathaniel; Jones, Andrew J.; Gable, James K.; Mentzer, Caleb J.; Bishop, Jessica L.; Kruse, Edward J.

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Retained Piece of Glass in Pleural Cavity: Is Chest X-ray Enough?
pp. e448-e450(3)
Authors: Angeles, Clara; Lombardo, Gary; Prabhakaran, Karthik; Con, Jorge

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Acute Ischemia of the Lower Limb Caused by Persistent Sciatic Artery Thrombosis
pp. e451-e453(3)
Authors: Oberto, Sara; Bissacco, Daniele; Calliari, Fabio Massimo; Chiama, Andrea; Derosa, Teresa Maria; Miramonti, Marco; Casini, Andrea; Losa, Sergio

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Dr. Rene Favaloro: Humanitarian and Pioneer
pp. e454-e455(2)
Authors: Burns, Joseph; O’Leary, J. Patrick

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Options for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Liver Failure after Devastating Penetrating Trauma
pp. e456-e457(2)
Authors: Castillo, Roberto; Ferrada, Paula

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Retained Capsule Endoscopy in Crohn’s Disease Patient, Diagnosed on Upright Abdominal Film
pp. e458-e460(3)
Authors: Bohlok, Ali; El-Khoury, Melody; Jounblat, Youssef; El-Khoury, Reem; Berjawi, Mohamad Tarek

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Evaluating Routine Upper Gastrointestinal Series after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
pp. e461-e463(3)
Authors: Kremen, Roman; Casaubon, Jesse; Le, Carol Kim; Dayal, Nalin; Coste, Anouchka; Genelus-Dominique, Elvita; Carryl, Stephen

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The Effects of Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction of Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy in Liver Transplantation
pp. e464-e466(3)
Authors: Buggs, Jacentha; Shramek, Madison; Rogers, Ebonie; Kumar, Ambuj; Kemmer, Nyingi

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Incidence, Management, and Outcomes of Trauma in Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device in North Carolina
pp. e467-e469(3)
Authors: Shah, Mansi; Schiro, Sharon; Katz, Jason N.; Meyer, Anthony A.; Brownstein, Michelle

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Portal Vein Thrombosis in Traumatically Injured Patients
pp. e470-e471(2)
Authors: Tatum, James M.; Dhillon, Navpreet K.; Mehta, Pratik A.; Colovos, Christos; Ley, Eric J.; Barmparas, Galinos

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Bernard J. Miller, M.D., Sc.D. (Hon.) (1918‐2007): The Life and Scientific Contributions of a Crucial Figure in the Development of the Heart-Lung Machine
pp. e472-e474(3)
Authors: Bauer, Tyler M.; Dworkin, Myles S.; Miller, Stanton B.; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.

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Evaluation of Liver Regeneration by Liver Scintigraphy in Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy
pp. e475-e479(5)
Authors: Chiba, Naokazu; Ochiai, Shigeto; Yokozuka, Kei; Gunji, Takahiro; Sano, Toru; Tomita, Koichi; Tsutsui, Rina; Kawachi, Shigeyuki

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Utility of Cytopathology in Complimenting Surgical Medical Mission Trips
pp. e480-e482(3)
Authors: Banach, Bridget S.; Netterville, James L.; Mueller, Jeffrey

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Gastric Pneumatosis: Fatal or Benign?
pp. e485-e486(2)
Authors: Cohen, Nina S.; Collins, Jay N.

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The Legend of George J. Willauer, M.D. (1896‐1977)
pp. e487-e489(3)
Authors: Dworkin, Myles S.; Salmons, Harold; Bauer, Tyler M.; Tchantchaleishvili, Vakhtang; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.

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Horseshoe Appendix Is an Extremely Rare Cause of Acute Appendicitis
pp. e490-e491(2)
Authors: Serter, İbrahim; Eroğlu, Ersan; Akbal, Erdem; Kesici, Uğur; Altınlı, Ediz

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The National Trauma Data Bank Data Consistency: Can We Do Better?
pp. e492-e493(2)
Authors: Elkbuli, Adel; Flores, Rudy; Dowd, Brianna; Bernal, Eileen; Boneva, Dessy; Hai, Shaikh; McKenney, Mark

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Management of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects in the Intestinal Transplant and Multivisceral Transplant Populations: Review of Our Multidisciplinary Experience
pp. e494-e497(4)
Authors: Walters, Elliot T.; Han, Kevin D.; Howell, Anna C.; DeFazio, Michael V.; Falola, Reuben; Sher, Sarah R.; Fishbein, Thomas M.; Matsumoto, Cal S.; Evans, Karen K.

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Initial Fluid Resuscitation Increases Risk of Failed Pneumatic Reduction of Intussusception
pp. e498-e501(4)
Authors: Steadman, Richard A.; Harling, Michael J.; Thomason, Michael J.; Morgan, Katrina M.; Hale, Allison L.; Ewing, Joseph A.; Gates, Robert L.

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“Yes, I Shot the President, but His Physicians Killed Him.” The Assassination of President James A. Garfield
pp. 1711-1716(6)
Authors: Ehrhardt, John D.; O’Leary, J. Patrick; Nakayama, Don K.

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Old Hickory’s Violent Past Medical History
pp. 1717-1722(6)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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Paying the Price: Understanding the Opportunity Cost of Dedicated Research Time during Surgical Training
pp. 1723-1726(4)
Authors: DeWane, Michael P.; Thomas, Daniel C.; Longo, Walter E.; Yoo, Peter S.

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Serotonin-Modulating Antidepressants and Risk of Bleeding after Trauma
pp. 1727-1733(7)
Authors: Wilson, Lindsay B.; Cox, Mark R.; Benns, Matthew V.; Pinkston, Christina M.; Scherrer, Leigh A.

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Reversal of Diverting Loop Ileostomy Using Hand-Sewn Side-to-Side versus End-to-End Anastomosis after Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Single Center Experience
pp. 1741-1744(4)
Authors: Prassas, Dimitrios; Ntolia, Argyro; Spiekermann, Jan-Dirk; Rolfs, Thomas-Marten; Schumacher, Franz-Josef

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Variations in Teaching Assistant Case Experience during General Surgical Residency
pp. 1745-1749(5)
Authors: Patel, Mitesh; Kapoor, Harit; Mittal, Vijay K.

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Failure Rate of Prehospital Needle Decompression for Tension Pneumothorax in Trauma Patients
pp. 1750-1755(6)
Authors: Lesperance, Richard N.; Carroll, Colin M.; Aden, James K.; Young, Jason B.; Nunez, Timothy C.

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Use of Bioabsorbable Tissue Reinforcement Reduces Incidence of Internal Hernia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients
pp. 1756-1761(6)
Authors: Love, Michael W.; Mansour, Roosbeh; Hale, Allyson L.; Bour, Eric S.; Shenouda, Ihab; Ewing, Joseph A.; Mcdermott, Sean; Scott, John D.

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Short-Term Outcomes with Robotic Right Colectomy
pp. 1768-1773(6)
Authors: Kelley, Scott R.; Duchalais, Emilie; Larson, David W.

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A Comparison of Outcomes between Lichtenstein and Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Hernioplasty for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
pp. 1774-1780(7)
Authors: Yang, Bin; Zhou, Shengning; Li, Yingru; Tan, Jianan; Chen, Shuang; Han, Fanghai

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Demonstrating Higher Incidence of Advanced Breast Malignancies in Our Young Hispanic Population
pp. 1787-1789(3)
Authors: Klein, Amanda; Villareal, Michael; Radpour, Sepeadeh; Goodgame, Boone; Ali, Sadia; Clark, Adam; Uecker, John

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Efficacy of Wound Coverage Techniques in Extremity Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
pp. 1790-1795(6)
Authors: Lauerman, Margaret H.; Scalea, Thomas M.; Eglseder, W. Andrew; Pensy, Raymond; Stein, Deborah M.; Henry, Sharon

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Evaluating Surgery Resident Technical Skills: Intestinal Anastomosis in a Porcine Model
pp. 1801-1807(7)
Authors: Hyde, G. Alan; Soder, Brent L.; Stanley, J. Daniel; Dart, Benjamin W.; Holcombe, Jenny M.; Cook, Richard G.; Burns, R. Phillip; Nelson, Eric C.

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Association of Thoracic Epidural Pain Management with Urinary Retention after Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
pp. 1808-1813(6)
Authors: Haskins, Ivy N.; Ilie, Ramona N.; Krpata, David M.; Perez, Arielle J.; Butler, Robert S.; Prabhu, Ajita S.; Rosenblatt, Steven; Rosen, Michael J.

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Patient-Reported Outcomes and Readmission after Ileostomy Creation in Older Adults
pp. 1814-1818(5)
Authors: Kandagatla, Pridvi; Nikolian, Vahagn C.; Matusko, Niki; Mason, Shayna; Regenbogen, Scott E.; Hardiman, Karin M.

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Redo Surgery after Failure of Antireflux Surgery
pp. 1819-1824(6)
Authors: Vilar, Alberto; Priego, Pablo; Puerta, Ana; Cuadrado, Marta; García Angarita, Francisco; García-Moreno, Francisca; Galindo, Julio

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The Utility of Additional Imaging in Trauma Consults with Mild to Moderate Injury
pp. 1825-1831(7)
Authors: Plaster, Andrew L.; Hamill, Mark E.; Lollar, Daniel I.; Love, Katie M.; Faulks, Emily R.; Freeman, Daniel W.; Benson, Andrew D.; Nussbaum, Michael S.; Collier, Bryan R.

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Patient Characteristics Associated with Comfort Care among Trauma Patients at a Level I Trauma Center
pp. 1832-1835(4)
Authors: Geary, Sean P.; Brown, Maria R.; Decker, Christopher; Angotti, Lisa M.; Ata, Ashar; Rosati, Carl

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Expeditious Diagnosis and Laparotomy for Patients with Acute Abdominal Compartment Syndrome May Improve Survival
pp. 1836-1840(5)
Authors: Nguyen, Jonathan; Noory, Mary; Capano-Wehrle, Lisa; Gaughan, John; Hazelton, Joshua P.

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