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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 9, September 2019

The Glove Made from Love: A History of Surgical Attire
pp. 935-938(4)
Author: Britt, Rebecca C.

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Multimodal Preoperative Localization Improves Outcomes in Reoperative Parathyroidectomy: A 25-Year Surgical Experience
pp. 939-943(5)
Authors: Patel, Snehal G.; Saunders, Neil D.; Jamshed, Salman; Weber, Collin J.; Sharma, Jyotirmay

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The Evolving Landscape of Esophageal Cancer: A Four-Decade Analysis
pp. 944-948(5)
Authors: Rosemurgy, Alexander; Wilfong, Chandler; Craigg, Danielle; Co, Franka; Sucandy, Iswanto; Ross, Sharona

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Effect of Travel Time for Thyroid Surgery on Treatment Cost and Morbidity
pp. 949-955(7)
Authors: Ramirez, Adriana G.; Schneider, Eric B.; Mehaffey, J. Hunter; Zeiger, Martha A.; Hanks, John B.; Smith, Philip W.

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Optimal Pain Control after Outpatient Surgery for Cutaneous Malignancies
pp. 956-960(5)
Authors: Lewis, Rachel E.; Sappington, Bethany R.; Ward, Andrew J.; Heidel, Robert E.; Lewis, James M.; McLoughlin, James M.

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Emergency Trauma Providers as Equal Partners: From “Proof of Concept” to “Outcome Parity”
pp. 961-964(4)
Authors: Kelley, Kathryn C.; Alers, Alex; Bendas, Charles; Thomas, Peter G.; Cipolla, James; Hoey, Brian A.; Hoff, William S.; Wilde-Onia, Rebecca; Weber, Holly; Stawicki, Stanislaw P.

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Predictive Value of Preoperative Serum CA19-9 on Margin Status
pp. 965-972(8)
Authors: Mosquera, Catalina; Johnson, Helen M.; Mitsakos, Anastasios T.; Neill, Nina E.; Bellamy, Nelly; Irish, William; Zervos, Emmanuel E.; Laks, Shachar

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Failure to Rescue: A Quality Improvement Imperative in Achieving Zero Death in Damage Control Laparotomy Patients
pp. 973-977(5)
Authors: Smith, Alison; Ibraheem, Kareem; Tatum, Danielle; Schroll, Rebecca; Guidry, Chrissy; McGrew, Patrick; McGinness, Clifton; Duchesne,, Juan

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Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (LESS) versus Robotic “Redo” Hiatal Hernia Repair with Fundoplication: Which Approach Is Better?
pp. 978-984(7)
Authors: Giovannetti, Andres; Craigg, Danielle; Castro, Miguel; Ross, Sharona; Sucandy, Iswanto; Rosemurgy, Alexander

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Sarcopenia in Patients Undergoing Open Ventral Hernia Repair
pp. 985-991(7)
Authors: Schlosser, Kathryn A.; Maloney, Sean R.; Thielan, Otto N.; Prasad, Tanushree; Kercher, Kent W.; Augenstein, Vedra A.; Heniford, Brant T.; Colavita, Paul D.

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: How Do the Different Criteria for Diagnosis Match Up?
pp. 992-997(6)
Authors: Carr, Christopher; Smith, Alison; Marturano, Matthew; Hakki, Lynn; Friedman, Jessica; Guidry, Chrissy; McGrew, Patrick; McGinness, Clifton; Duchesne, Juan; Schroll, Rebecca

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Physiologic Tension: Technique for Measuring and Baseline Values
pp. 998-1000(3)
Authors: Tenzel, Paul L.; Bilezikian, Jordan; Powers, William F.; Hope, William W.

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Not a Routine Case, Why Expect the Routine Outcome? Quantifying the Infectious Burden of Emergency General Surgery Using the NSQIP
pp. 1001-1009(9)
Authors: Arnold, Michael R.; Kao, Angela M.; Cunningham, Kyle W.; Christmas, A. Britton; Thomas, Bradley W.; Sing, Ronald F.; Reinke, Caroline E.; Ross, Samuel W.

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Should Hypotensive Trauma Patients Ever Be Transferred to a Trauma Center?
pp. 1010-1012(3)
Authors: Chipko, John; Davis, Donald; Cha, John; Herron, Thomas; Ciesla, David

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Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: Better Pain Control and Patient Outcomes with Liposomal Bupivacaine than Bupivacaine
pp. 1013-1016(4)
Authors: Guerra, Lucinda; Philip, Sunu; Lax, Elizabeth A.; Smithson, Lauren; Pearlman, Ralph; Damadi, Amir

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Outcomes of Endoscopic and Surgical Pancreatic Necrosectomy: A Single Institution Experience
pp. 1017-1024(8)
Authors: Martinez, Manuel; Cole, Joshua; Dove, James; Blansfield, Joseph; Shabahang, Mohsen; Wild, Jeffrey; Widom, Kenneth; Torres, Denise; Factor, Matthew

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One Hundred Fifty Liver Transplants at a New Program in the Modern Era: The University of Mississippi Experience
pp. 1025-1027(3)
Authors: Curtis, Kyle; Anderson, Christopher; Seawright, Ashley; Koller, Felicitas; Wynn, James; Henderson, Dean; Earl, Truman

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Statewide Analysis of Peptic Ulcer Disease: As Hospitalizations Decrease, Procedural Volume Remains Steady
pp. 1028-1032(5)
Authors: Howley, Isaac W.; Bruns, Brandon R.; Tesoriero, Ronald B.; Vesselinov, Roumen; Kufera, Joseph A.; Feliciano, David V.; Diaz, Jose J.

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Modifying Interhospital Hepatopancreatobiliary Transfers Based on Predictive Analytics: Moving from a Center of Excellence to a Health-Care System of Excellence
pp. 1033-1039(7)
Authors: Pickens, Ryan C.; Bloomer, Ainsley K.; Sulzer, Jesse K.; Murphy, Keith; Lyman, William B.; Iannitti, David A.; Martinie, John B.; Baker, Erin H.; Ocuin, Lee M.; Vrochides, Dionisios; Matthews,, Brent D.

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Through Thick or Thin: Disparities in Perioperative Anticoagulant Use in Trauma Patients
pp. 1040-1043(4)
Authors: Romagnoli, Anna; DuBose, Joseph; Feliciano, David

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Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Protocols Expanded over Multiple Service Lines Improves Patient Care and Hospital Cost
pp. 1044-1050(7)
Authors: Heathcote, Sam; Duggan, Kim; Rosbrugh, Jared; Hill, Brandon; Shaker, Robert; Hope, William W.; Fillion, Michelle M.

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Bedside Incentive Spirometry Predicts Risk of Pulmonary Complication in Patients with Rib Fractures
pp. 1051-1055(5)
Authors: Sadler, Craig A.; Burgess, Jessica R.; Dougherty, Kristen E.; Collins, Jay N.

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Human Acellular Dermal Matrix Is a Viable Alternative to Autologous Skin Graft in Patients with Cutaneous Malignancy
pp. 1056-1060(5)
Authors: Lewis, Rachel E.; Towery, Emily A.; Bhat, Sneha G.; Ward, Andrew J.; Heidel, Robert E.; Bielak, Kendall M.; Simpson, Hannah E.; McLoughlin, James M.; Lewis, James M.

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THE Big Deal: An Institution’s Experience with Robotic Transhiatal Esophagectomy
pp. 1061-1065(5)
Authors: Wecowski, Jack; Ross, Sharona B.; Jadick, Michalina F.; Justice, Ashley; Sucandy, Iswanto; Rosemurgy, Alexander S.

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Nationwide Outcomes after Renal Transplantation from Kidney-Only versus Multiple-Organ Deceased Donors
pp. 1066-1072(7)
Authors: Katsaros, Gianna D.; Schucht, Jessica; Jones, Christopher M.; Cannon, Robert M.

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Population Coverage of Trauma Systems: What Do Helicopters Add?
pp. 1073-1078(6)
Authors: Smedley, W. Andrew; Stone, K. Lorraine; Killian, John; Brown, Allison; Farley, Paige; Griffin, Russell L.; Cox, Daniel B.; Kerby, Jeffrey D.; Jansen, Jan O.

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Resection of an Inferior Vena Cava Leiomyosarcoma
pp. e433-e435(3)
Authors: Harner, Andrew; Chung, Jane; Pham, Thuy; Ryan, Nathan; Agarwal, Gautam; Kavuri, Sravan Kumar; Estes, Lane; Kruse, Edward

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Transpedal Laser Atherectomy via a Communicating Branch to Treat Tibial Artery Chronic Total Occlusions
pp. e436-e438(3)
Authors: Sahajwani, Sunny; Orbay, Hakan; Santini, Rafeal; Ucuzian, Areck; Nagarsheth, Khanjan

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Surgical Management of a Parasitic Leiomyoma within a Ventral Hernia
pp. e441-e443(3)
Authors: Withers, Allison; Mitchell, Andrew; Holsten, Steven

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Utilization of Indocyanine Fluorescence in Esophageal Cancer Surgery
pp. e444-e445(2)
Authors: Kichler, Kandace; Williams, Eva; Zajac, Peter; de la Cruz, Lucy; Scurci, Stephanie; Kaza, Srinivas

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Initial Experience with Gore VBX Balloon-Expandable Endoprosthesis for the Treatment of Acute Aortic Occlusion
pp. e446-e448(3)
Authors: Buckley, Tyler S.; Edwards, Jeffrey B.; Johnson, Brad L.; Ottinger, Mary E.

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Traumatic Blunt Rupture of Pulmonary Artery
pp. e449-e451(3)
Authors: Mesropyan, Lusine; Urias, Daniel; Cho, Ruth; Stark, Owen

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Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma with Pancreatic Pseudocyst within Diaphragmatic Hernia
pp. e452-e453(2)
Authors: Israel, Irene; Martin, Tasha; Hope, William; Fillion, Michelle

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Stercoral Colitis: A Surgical Dilemma
pp. e454-e455(2)
Authors: Ayeni, A. Juliana; Turner, Jacquelyn; Clark, Clarence E.; Chase, Ayana

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Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as a Mass of the Gallbladder
pp. e456-e457(2)
Authors: Barry, Tara M.; Saad, Adham; Herron, Thomas J.

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Fat Embolism Syndrome Complicated by Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage: An Albino Zebra
pp. e458-e459(2)
Authors: Kao, LeslieAnn S.; Gelbard, Rondi; Nguyen, Jonathan; Smith, Randi; Morse, Bryan C.; Grant, April A.

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Ewing’s Sarcoma Family Tumor (EFT) Presents as Spontaneous Splenic Rupture
pp. e460-e464(5)
Authors: Nagi, Mohamed; Ang, Darwin; Farrah, Jason; Gray, David

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Traumatic Pneumatocele
pp. e465-e467(3)
Authors: Edwards, Jacob D.; Anciano, Carlos J.; Bard, Michael R.

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Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pancreas
pp. e468-e469(2)
Authors: McKenzie, Jaine; Bates, William; Kruse, Edward J.

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Predictors of Pneumothorax (POP) Score: A Statistical Model for Identifying Occult Pneumothoraces after Blunt Chest Trauma That Will Require Intervention
pp. e470-e472(3)
Authors: Nguyen, Lynn; Bowlds, Stacey; Juan, David; Thompson, Ashley; Clayton, Eric; Spencer, Corey; D’Souza, Marissa; Bromberg, William

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Multidisciplinary Approach to Large Carotid Body Tumors
pp. e473-e475(3)
Authors: Patel, Sunny J.; Alslaim, Hossam; Mitchell, Andrew; Ramirez, Manuel

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An Unusual Cause of Intussusception
pp. e476-e478(3)
Authors: Tanner, Richard M.; Hunt, Darren J.

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Distance from Hospital and Surgical Outcomes in Emergency General Surgery
pp. e479-e480(2)
Authors: Mitchell, Andrew; Drevets, Peter; Ramsey, Walter; Holsten, Steven

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Exuberant Ductolobular Hyperplasia as the Primary Histological Finding in a Patient with Idiopathic Gigantomasita
pp. e481-e482(2)
Authors: Chung, Timothy; Aukerman, William; Nannapaneni, Siddhartha; Urias, Daniel S.; Shayesteh, Kamran

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A Case of a Post-Operative Addisonian Crisis from HPA Axis Suppression from Inhaled Corticosteroids
pp. e483-e484(2)
Authors: Allen, Griffen; Mitchell, Andrew; Ramirez, Manuel; Holsten, Steven; Shah, Niral

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Presenting as Vaginal Bleeding
pp. e485-e487(3)
Authors: Carney, David; Clark, Clarence E.; Chase, Ayana; Oprea-Ilies, Gabriela; Turner, Jacquelyn

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Retrograde Intussusception after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
pp. e488-e489(2)
Authors: Stadsvold, Brianna; McKenzie, Jaine; Hilton, L. Renee; Bolduc, Aaron

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Lung Resection for Delayed Foreign Body Retrieval in Healthy Adult Male
pp. e490-e491(2)
Authors: Shaw, Taylor; Panchal, Ramola; Carter, Kristen; Moremen, Jacob

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Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome: A Surgical Dilemma
pp. e492-e493(2)
Authors: Bazzell, Anya; Williams, Samantha; Turner, Jacquelyn; Chase, Ayana; Clark, Clarence E.

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Metastatic Medullary Adenocarcinoma to the Liver: 32 Years after Clinical Remission
pp. e497-e500(4)
Authors: Monaco, Christina M.; Mabes, Erika S.; Rose, Elizabeth; Zarate, Luis Velasquez; Patel, Nikhil; Bandera, Bradley C.; Mittal, Pardeep; Kruse, Edward J.

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Early Ambulation Does Not Affect Outcomes in Patients with Low-Grade (Grade I‐II) Splenic Lacerations or Hematomas
pp. e501-e503(3)
Authors: Griffard, Jared; Daley, Brian; Campbell, Marc; Whittington, Eric; Bhat, Sneha; Lawson, Christy; Heidel, Eric

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Frailty and Predictors of Discharge Disposition in the Acute and Critical Care Surgery Patient: A Comparison of Three Frailty Scoring Instruments
pp. e504-e507(4)
Authors: Carpenter, Elizabeth; Mahmooth, Zayan; Elwood, David; Lin, Edward; Foster, Marianne; Haack, Carla; Sharma, Jyotirmay; Patel, Ankit; Sarmiento, Juan; Sweeney, John; Greene, Wendy

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Successful Treatment of De Garengeot’s Hernia Using LaparoscopicTechnique
pp. e508-e510(3)
Authors: Plumblee, Leah; Kim, Doris; Pacult, Marc; Pullat, Rana

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Laparoscopic Takedown of a Recurrent Gastrojejunocolonic Fistula after a Gastric Bypass
pp. e511-e512(2)
Authors: Kim, Doris; Chowdhary, Sowa; Pullat, Rana; Crowley, Nina

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