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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 2, February 2019

The Ochsner Legacy
pp. 121-126(6)
Author: Nakayama, Don K.

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The Crossroads of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Physician Burnout: A National Review of United States Trauma and Nontrauma Surgeons
pp. 127-135(9)
Authors: Jackson, Theresa N.; Morgan, Jake P.; Jackson, Diane L.; Cook, Taylor R.; McLean, Kevin; Agrawal, Vaidehi; Taubman, Kevin E.; Truitt, Michael S.

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Longer Operative Time and Intraoperative Blood Transfusion Are Associated with Postoperative Anastomotic Leak after Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery
pp. 136-141(6)
Authors: Cortina, Chandler S.; Alex, Gillian C.; Vercillo, Kristin N.; Fleetwood, Vidyaratna A.; Smolevitz, Jill B.; Poirier, Jennifer; Myers, Jonathan A.; Orkin, Bruce A.; Singer, Marc A.

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Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation versus Transarterial Chemoembolization for Patients with Solitary Hepatocellular Carcinoma ≤3 cm
pp. 150-155(6)
Authors: Martin, Allison N.; Wilkins, Luke R.; Das, Deepanjana; Johnston, Lily E.; Bauer, Todd W.; Adams, Reid B.; Zaydfudim, Victor M.

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Caution: Increased Acute Kidney Injury in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Protocols
pp. 156-161(6)
Authors: Koerner, Crystal P.; Lopez-Aguiar, Alexandra G.; Zaidi, Mohammad; Speegle, Shelby; Balch, Glen; Shaffer, Virginia O.; Staley, Charles A.; Srinivasan, Jahnavi; Maithel, Shishir K.; Sullivan, Patrick S.

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Cosmesis in Patients after Multiport Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: Does the Extraction Incision Matter?
pp. 162-166(5)
Authors: Rabbany, Jessica; Kim, Teresa; Koh, Sharon; Zaghiyan, Karen; Fleshner, Phillip

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Meta-Analysis of Post-Intubation Hypotension: A Plea to Consider Circulation First in Hypovolemic Patients
pp. 167-172(6)
Authors: Ferrada, Paula; Manzano-Nunez, Ramiro; Lopez-Castilla, Valeria; Orlas, Claudia; García, Alberto F.; Ordonez, Carlos A.; Dubose, Joseph J.

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Nissen Fundoplication‐Preserving Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
pp. 173-176(4)
Authors: Smith, Craig R.; Gardner, Jeffrey T.; Vaughn, Lexie H.; Kelly, Robert J.; Whipple, Oliver C.

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Impact of Conversion from Laparoscopy to Open Surgery in Patients with Right Colon Cancer
pp. 177-182(6)
Authors: Petrucciani, Niccolò; Memeo, Riccardo; Genova, Pietro; Le Roy, Bertrand; Courtot, Lise; Voron, Thibault; Aprodu, Razvan; Tabchouri, Nicolas; Saleh, Nour Bou; Berger, Anne; Ouaïssi, Mehdi; Pezet, Denis; Mutter, Didier; Brunetti, Francesco; de’Angelis, Nicola

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Is Onlay Polypropylene Mesh Repair an Available Option for Incisional Hernia Repair? A Retrospective Cohort Study
pp. 183-187(5)
Authors: Cano-Valderrama, Oscar; Porrero, José L.; Quirós, Esther; Bonachia, Oscar; Castillo, María J.; Cervantes, Norman; Marcos, Alberto; Torres, Antonio J.

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The Impact of Obesity on Outcomes in Geriatric Blunt Trauma
pp. 188-195(8)
Authors: Barry, Rahman; Modarresi, Milad; Duran, Rafael; Denning, David; Wilson, Stephen; Thompson, Errington; Sanabria, Juan

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Comparing the Incidences of Occult Contralateral Hernia under Laparo-Endoscopic Techniques and of Contralateral Metachronous Hernia after a Unilateral Groin Hernia Repair in Open Technique
pp. 196-200(5)
Authors: Imai, Yoshiro; Hiramatsu, Masako; Kobayashi, Toshihiro; Tsunematsu, Ichiro; Emiko, Kono; Sakane, Junna; Suzuki, Yusuke

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Lymph Node Harvest as a Measure of Quality and Effect on Overall Survival in Esophageal Cancer: A National Cancer Database Assessment
pp. 201-205(5)
Authors: Dudash, Mark J.; Slipak, Sasha; Dove, James; Hunsinger, Marie; Wild, Jeffrey; Shabahang, Mohsen; Arora, Tania K.; Blansfield, Joseph A.

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Optimizing Patient Selection for Laparoscopic and Open Colorectal Cancer Resections: A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program‐Matched Analysis
pp. 206-213(8)
Authors: van Dalen, Anne Sophie H. M.; Ali, Usama Ahmed; Murray, Alice C. A.; Kiran, Ravi Pokala

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Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Redefining Cure
pp. 214-218(5)
Authors: Rudin, Anatoliy V.; McKenzie, Travis J.; Wermer, Robert A.; Thompson, Geoffrey B.; Lyden, Melanie L.

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Cholecystectomy for Biliary Hyperkinesia
pp. 219-222(4)
Authors: Gazzetta, Joshua; Fan, Betty; Bonner, Paul; Galante, John

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Appendiceal Malignancy: The Hidden Risks of Nonoperative Management for Acute Appendicitis
pp. 223-225(3)
Authors: Westfall, Kristen M.; Brown, Rebecca; Charles, Anthony G.

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Cannabis Use Is Associated with Increased Mechanical Ventilation and Polysubstance Use in Trauma Patients
pp. 226-229(4)
Authors: Banks, Kian; Biswas, Subarna; Wong, Monica; Byerly, Saskya; Clark, Damon; Lam, Lydia; Inaba, Kenji; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Multidisciplinary Patient Management Improves Mortality in Geriatric Trauma Patients
pp. 230-233(4)
Authors: Losh, Joseph; Duncan, Thomas K.; Diaz, Graal; Lee, HyeSun; Romero, Javier

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Operative Considerations for the General Surgeon in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease
pp. 234-244(11)
Authors: Adamson, Dylan T.; Bozeman, Matthew C.; Benns, Matthew V.; Burton, Alison; Davis, Eric G.; Jones, Christopher M.

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Risk Factors of Extensive Subcutaneous Emphysema after Closed-Tube Thoracostomy for Spontaneous Pneumothorax
pp. e71-e73(3)
Authors: Kim, Yoon Seop; Cha, Kyoung-Chul; Hwang, Sung Oh; Kim, Sun Hyu; Kim, Yong Won

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Primary Mixed Neuroendocrine Nonneuroendocrine Neoplasm of the Gallbladder Associated with Pancreaticobiliary Maljunction without Bile Duct Dilation
pp. e74-e76(3)
Authors: Fujii, Yuki; Tsuruga, Yosuke; Sakamoto, Sodai; Shomura, Hiroki; Kazui, Keizo

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Risk Factors for Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case for Red Pigment in Tattoos
pp. e77-e78(2)
Authors: Shrout, Max; DeCoster, Ryan; Wermeling, Ryan; Vasconez, Henry C.

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A Novel Technique of Digestive Anastomosis Reinforcement Using Bovine Pericardium Patch
pp. e79-e82(4)
Authors: Gurrado, Angela; D’Ambra, Luigi; Sgaramella, Lucia Ilaria; Prete, Francesco Paolo; Fragassi, Francesco; De Luca, Giuseppe Massimiliano; Cavallaro, Giuseppe; Berti, Stefano; Falco, Emilio; Simone, Michele; Ceccarelli, Graziano; Pezzolla, Angela; Testini, Mario

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Split-Thickness Skin Grafting in Severe Coagulopathy of Liver Disease
pp. e83-e85(3)
Authors: Bayron, Jennifer; Gallagher, Kathy; Cardenas, Luis

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Emphysematous Esophagogastritis after Hepatic Resection
pp. e86-e88(3)
Authors: Letica-Kriegel, Allison; Patel, Madhukar S.; Muniappan, Ashok; Vagefi, Parsia A.

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Efficacy of Perioperative Endoscopic Naso-Pancreatic Drainage in Laparoscopic Enucleation of Pancreatic Nonfunctioning Neuroendocrine Tumor
pp. e89-e92(4)
Authors: Hikita, Kosuke; Chiba, Naokazu; Takano, Kiminori; Ozawa, Yosuke; Sano, Toru; Tomita, Koichi; Kawachi, Shigeyuki

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Feasibility of Laparoscopic-Assisted Approach in Management of Gallstone Ileus
pp. e93-e96(4)
Authors: Joshi, Mehulkumar; Nguyen, Cecilia; Andrade, Javier; Eisdorfer, Jacob

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Surgical Outcomes of Acute Appendicitis in High- Middle- and Low-Income Countries
pp. e97-e99(3)
Authors: Reiter, Audra J.; Schlottmann, Francisco; Kajombo, Chifundo; Gallaher, Jared; Charles, Anthony G.

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The Falci Hernia: Rare or Common?
pp. e104-e105(2)
Authors: Stoller, Christy; Hossain, Mithi; Parsi, Srikanth; Cerabona, Thomas

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Disparities in Burn Injury Prevalence and Outcomes: Results of a Community-Based Burn Prevention Program
pp. e106-e107(2)
Authors: Elkbuli, Adel; Polcz, Valerie; Elghoroury, Ahmad; Young, Elizabeth; Hai, Shaikh; Boneva, Dessy; McKenney, Mark

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Clinical Practice of Postoperative Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases: Impact of the Completion for Six Months
pp. e111-e114(4)
Authors: Nishino, Hiroto; Hatano, Etsuro; Okuno, Masayuki; Toda, Rei; Seo, Satoru; Taura, Kojiro; Horimatsu, Takahiro; Kanai, Masashi; Hasegawa, Suguru; Matsumoto, Shigemi; Sakai, Yoshiharu; Uemoto, Shinji

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