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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 85, Number 1, January 2019

Effect of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Wound Complications Post-Pancreatectomy
pp. 1-7(7)
Authors: Kuncewitch, Michael P.; Blackham, Aaron U.; Clark, Clancy J.; Dodson, Rebecca M.; Russell, Gregory B.; Levine, Edward A.; Shen, Perry

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Prevention of Postoperative Pneumonia in Noncardiac Surgical Patients: A Prospective Study Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database
pp. 8-14(7)
Authors: Caparelli, Michael L.; Shikhman, Alexander; Jalal, Abdullah; Oppelt, Sandra; Ogg, Cari; Allamaneni, Shyam

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Impact of Multiprofessional Rounds on Critical Care Outcomes in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit
pp. 15-22(8)
Authors: Nahouraii, Michael R.; Karvetski, Colleen H.; Brintzenhoff, Rita A.; Sachdev, Gaurav; Evans, Susan L.; Huynh, Toan T.

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Operative Management of Recurrent and Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A Systematic Review
pp. 23-28(6)
Authors: Lo, Winifred M.; Kariya, Christine M.; Hernandez, Jonathan M.

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What Is the Utility of Routine Complete Blood Count, Liver Function Tests, and Chest X-ray in the Evaluation of Patients with Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer?
pp. 29-33(5)
Authors: Merrill, Amelia Y.; Garland, Mary M.; Howard-McNatt, Marissa; Isnassuos, Mena; Perry, Kathleen C.; Levine, Edward A.

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Is Obesity Protective in Thoracoabdominal Penetrating Trauma?
pp. 34-38(5)
Authors: Nash, Nick; Kimbrough, Charles W.; Mackowski, Michael; Benns, Matthew V.; Smith, Jason W.; Harbrecht, Brian G.; Bozeman, Matthew

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Robotic Surgery Is More Expensive with Similar Outcomes in Sleeve Gastrectomy: Analysis of the NIS Database
pp. 39-45(7)
Authors: Adair, Marcus J.; Alharthi, Samer; Ortiz, Jorge; Qu, Weikai; Baldawi, Mohanad; Nazzal, Munier; Baskara, Arunkumar

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Anal Sphincteroplasty in the Minimally Invasive Era: Assessment of National Trends and Complications
pp. 46-51(6)
Authors: Kreydin, Evgeniy I.; Chaudhry, Zaid Q.; Kazanjian, Kevork K.; Lin, Anne Y.

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Radiation and Its Impact on Local Recurrence in Extremity and Trunk Well-Differentiated Liposarcomas
pp. 52-58(7)
Authors: Fonseca, Annabelle L.; Roland, Christina L.; Cormier, Janice N.; Torres, Keila E.; Hunt, Kelly H.; Bishop, Andrew J.; Guadagnolo, Ashleigh; Feig, Barry W.

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Comorbidities in Trauma Injury Severity Scoring System: Refining Current Trauma Scoring System
pp. 59-63(5)
Authors: Elkbuli, Adel; Yaras, Reed; Elghoroury, Ahmad; Boneva, Dessy; Hai, Shaikh; McKenney, Mark

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Investigating Clinical and Cost Burdens of Law Enforcement‐Related K9 Injuries: The Impact of “the Bite” on a Community Hospital
pp. 64-70(7)
Authors: Coombs, Andre V.; Eyerly-Webb, Stephanie A.; Solomon, Rachele J.; Sanchez, Rafael; Lee, Seong K.; Carrillo, Eddy H.; Kiffin, Chauniqua; Rosenthal, Andrew A.; Whitehouse, Jill; Germain, Barbara; Davare, Dafney L.

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Cholecystic Venous Anatomy: A Cadaveric Study with Implications for Portal Venous Interruption Procedure
pp. 71-75(5)
Authors: Sareli, Merab; Zendel, Alex; Nissan, Aviram; Zippel, Douglas

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Intestinal Function after Early versus Late Appendectomy in Children with Perforated Appendicitis
pp. 76-81(6)
Authors: Munoz, Amanda; Hazboun, Rajaie; Vannix, Ian; Pepper, Victoria K.; Vannix, Rosemary; Tagge, Edward; Moores, Donald; Baerg, Joanne

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Intraoperative Consultations to Acute Care Surgery at a Level I Trauma Center
pp. 82-85(4)
Authors: Pirotte, Benjamin; Inaba, Kenji; Schellenberg, Morgan; Recinos, Gustavo; Lam, Lydia; Benjamin, Elizabeth; Matsushima, Kazuhide; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Review of Operative Treatment of Delayed Presentation of Acute Cholecystitis
pp. 98-102(5)
Authors: Eubanks, Ryan D.; Hassler, Kenneth R.; Huish, Grant; Kopelman, Tammy; Goldberg, Ross F.

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Irreversible Electroporation as a Bridge to Liver Transplantation
pp. 103-110(8)
Authors: Cannon, Robert M.; Bolus, David N.; White, Jared A.

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Barriers to Colonoscopy in an Uninsured Patient Population—A Quality Improvement Project
pp. 111-114(4)
Authors: Wagner, Maxwell S.; Burgess, Jessica; Britt, Rebecca C.

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Single-Institution Early Experience and Learning Curve with Robotic Liver Resections
pp. 115-119(5)
Authors: Gravetz, Aviad; Sucandy, Iswanto; Wilfong, Chandler; Patel, Nirrita; Spence, Janelle; Ross, Sharona; Rosemurgy, Alexander

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Computed Tomography with Intravenous Contrast Is Not Associated with Development of Acute Kidney Injury in Severely Injured Pediatric Patients
pp. e1-e5(5)
Authors: Paul K., McGaha; Johnson, Jeremy; Garwe, Tabitha; Sarwar, Zoona; Motghare, Prasenjeet; Daly, William; Letton, Robert

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Ultrasound-Guided Erector Spinae Plane Block Using Long-Range Multi-Orifice Catheter for Chest Wall Pain Management in Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures
pp. e6-e8(3)
Authors: Xu, Jeff L.; Con, Jorge; Hou, Jian; Parikh, Shalvi B.; Junge, Joshua M.; Dotzauer, Bernd

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Intussusception Caused by a Mesenteric Hematoma in the Setting of Trauma
pp. e9-e11(3)
Authors: Lee, Alice; Ratnasekera, Asanthi

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Incidental Gastric Fundus Diverticulum during Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
pp. e12-e13(2)
Authors: Smith, Craig R.; Whipple, Oliver C.

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César Roux—The Mind behind the Roux-en-Y
pp. e14-e17(4)
Authors: Tham, Elwin; Ang, Su Mae; Cowan, Scott W.; Yeo, Charles J.; Isenberg, Gerald A.

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Evaluation of a Training Model for Cervical Trauma Using Cadavers
pp. e21-e23(3)
Authors: Simões, Cesar Augusto; Ribeiro, Marcelo A.F.; Portilho, Ana Sara; Favaro, Murillo; Santin, Stephanie; Ferrada, Paula; Dedivitis, Rogério Aparecido; Cernea, Cláudio Roberto

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General Surgery Resident Educational Session Improves Accuracy of Wound Classification
pp. e24-e26(3)
Authors: Zens, Tiffany; Beems, Megan; Haines, Krista; Rauh, Ryan; Bhattarai, Ashok; Heise, Charles; Snyder, Mara; Agarwal, Suresh

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Full-Thickness Interrupted Ligation with Transhepatic Suturing (the FILTH Technique): A Novel Technique for Hepatic Trauma
pp. e31-e33(3)
Authors: Sirkin, Maxwell R.; Heidenreich, Bethany M.; Dilday, Joshua C.; Muir, Kathryn B.; Hiles, Jason M.; Hofmann, Luke J.

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Acute Gastric Posterior Wall and Gallbladder Necrosis after Blunt Abdominal Trauma
pp. e34-e35(2)
Authors: Lascano, Danny; Anderson, Patrice; Latifi, Rifat

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Transient Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy Post‐Total Thyroidectomy
pp. e36-e38(3)
Authors: Greenberg, Daniel J.; Luciano, Gina; Frank, James L.

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Growth in Monthly Case Volume in the First Year of Postgraduate Surgical Training
pp. e39-e41(3)
Authors: Woelfel, Ingrid A.; Strosberg, David; Abdel-Misih, Sherif; Harzman, Alan

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Acute Care Surgery: Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency General Surgery… Improved Compliance with Preventative Health?
pp. e42-e44(3)
Authors: Gutierrez, Tim; Hambright, Greg; Mustafa, Tahir; Cahill, Anthony; Agrawal, Vaidehi; Truitt, Michael S.

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Life-Threatening Hypercalcemia due to Ectopic Intact Parathyroid Hormone Secretion from a Poorly Differentiated Endometrioid Carcinoma
pp. e45-e46(2)
Authors: Deshaies, Derek; Hariri, Nizar; Dyer, Benjamin; Richmond, Bryan

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Surgical Management of Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis Complicated by Purulent Pericarditis and Lemierre’s Syndrome
pp. e47-e49(3)
Authors: Omura, Takeshi; Mori, Hayato; Matsuoka, Momoyo; Hori, Yohji

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Insurance Status as a Predictor of Hospital Length of Stay in Trauma Patients
pp. e50-e52(3)
Authors: Friedman, Jessica K.; Swift, David; Smith, Alison A.; Hunt, John; Greiffenstein, Patrick; Duchesne, Juan; Schroll, Rebecca

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Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration: Results from a Small Urban Community Hospital
pp. e53-e54(2)
Authors: Hufford, Theadore A.; Giovanetti, Andres; Yala, Linda; Prendergast, Michael; Gruner, Charles

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Arterio-Enteric Fistula after Irreversible Electroporation
pp. e55-e57(3)
Authors: Lundy, Megan; Garland-Kledzik, Mary; Shen, Perry

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A 1:1 FFP to pRBC Ratio Is Not Required for the Correction of Posttraumatic Coagulopathy after Activation of a Massive Transfusion Protocol
pp. e58-e60(3)
Authors: Muradov, Johongir; Motameni, Amirreza T.; Benns, Matthew V.; Bozeman, Matthew C.; Miller, Keith R.; Nash, Nick A.; Harbrecht, Brian G.

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Impaled Unexploded Ordnance Involving Fireworks Mishap
pp. e61-e62(2)
Authors: High, Kevin; Brywczynski, Jeremy

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Pulmonary Artery Bullet Embolism after Cardiac Gunshot Wound
pp. e63-e65(3)
Authors: Testrake, David; Gerardo, Rodrigo G.; Harris, Kyle; Mancini, Chiara A.; Lehman, Lee D.; Walusimbi, Mbaga

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Is Drainage Necessary for Robotic Thyroidectomy?
pp. e66-e68(3)
Authors: Gao, Haoji; Huang, Haiyan; Ying, Xiayang; Kuang, Jie; Yan, Jiqi

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