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Volume 2, Issue 3

February 2019

  1. Radio-Guided Robotic Parathyroidectomy for Mediastinal Parathyroid Gland CME
    Shelby L. Bergstresser; Benjamin Wei, MD; Pradeep G. Bhambhvani, MD; and Herbert Chen, MD
  2. A Case of Richter Hernia: A Rare Entity
    Kartik Katragadda, MD; Lauren M. DeStefano, MD; Mohammad Farrukh Khan, MD
  3. Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumor Presenting as a Presacral Mass
    Sophia Dang; Omar Marar, MD; Peter McCue, MD; Scott D. Goldstein, MD
  4. Delayed Traumatic Intracranial Bleeding and Herniation after Initial Negative Computed Tomography Scan
    Philip L. Rosen, MD; Daniel J. Gross, MD; Fulfilled Ighalob; Vladimir Rubinshteyn, MD, FACS; Akella Chendrasekhar, MD, FACS
  5. Inguinal Hernia Incarceration in the Setting of Postoperative Ileus
    Thaer Obaid, MD; Luanne Force, MD; Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed), FRCSI (Hon)
  6. Pancreatic Gout: A Periampullary Mass Suspicious for Malignancy
    Nikhil R. Shah, BA; William Boyan Jr., MD; Kevin Clarke, MD
  7. Solitary Cerebellar Metastasis as Herald Symptom of Primary Cecal Adenocarcinoma
    Samantha Knight, MD; Adam Lipson, MD; Mary Brandt, BA; Jeffrey W. Cozzens, MD, FACS, FAANS; Elizabeth Dawn Wietfeldt, MD, FACS, FASCRS
  8. Two Cases of Ogilvie Syndrome Presenting after Stroke
    Sarah M. Kling, MD; and Scott D. Goldstein, MD, FACS, ASCRS
  9. The Intraperitoneal Sling at a Prior Gastrostomy Site: An Unusual Presentation of Abdominal Pain CME
    Kaylie Miller; Syed Nabeel Zafar, MBBS MPH; Mark Kligman, MD
  10. Splenopneumopexy as an Addition to the Sugiura Procedure for Refractory Life-Threatening Variceal Hemorrhage in a Patient with Noncirrhotic Complete Portomesenteric Thrombosis
    Nicholas J. Skertich, MD; Charles Fredericks, MD; Lucas da Matta, MD; Erik Schadde, MD; Edie Y. Chan, MD; Martin Hertl, MD, PhD
  11. Nodular Fasciitis of the Pectoralis Muscle in a 54-Year-Old Woman
    Christopher D. Kanner; Divya Sharma, MD; Jaime D Lewis, MD, FACS
  12. Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas Presenting as an Inflammatory Mass in an 11-Year-Old Child CME
    Marina L Reppucci, MD; Joseph J Kim, MD; Umut Sarpel, MD, FACS; Brian A. Coakley, MD
  13. Incidentally Discovered Gastric Schwannoma in the Setting of Atypical Chest Pain and Workup for Pulmonary Embolus CME
    Matthew Madion, MD; and Rana M Higgins, MD
  14. A Chilling Reminder of Winter Recreational Injuries: Laceration of the Internal Jugular Vein at an Ice Hockey Game
    Asad J. Choudhry, MBBS; Mohamed D. Ray-Zack, MBBS; Moustafa Younis, MBBS; Ramoncito David, MD; Matthew C. Hernandez, MD; Johnathon M. Aho, PhD; Martin D. Zielinski, MD
  15. Rare Concurrent Obturator and Sciatic Hernia: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management
    David W. Chiang, MD; and John H. Kim, DO, MPH, FACS

Volume 2, Issue 2

November 2018

  1. A Rare Case of Primary Colonic Leiomyosarcoma in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
    Shanmugam S. Somasundaram, BMedSci (Hons), MChD, MSc; Patricia Brigid Hannaford, MBBS; Travis George Ackermann, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Hons), FRACS; Mitali Nitin Fadia, MBBS, FRCPA; and James Andrew Fergusson, BMedSci (Hons), BMed (Hons), FRACS
  2. Amoebic Colitis Presenting as Colonic Perforation with Peritonitis
    Kunal Chowdhary; Abhimanyu Sharma; Gurinder Kaur; Aliya Shah; Muzzafar Zaman; Rahul Yadav; Ashish Chowdhary; and Ashutosh Bawa
  3. Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Isolated to the Abdominal Wall Recurring 11 Years after Right Hemicolectomy CME
    Jahanzeb Kaikaus, BA; Kristine Makiewicz, MD; and Keith Millikan, MD
  4. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Breast in the Setting of a Chronic Breast Abscess
    Bryce E. Haac, MD; Rachel E. White, MD; Nikki Tirada, MD; Naomi Hardy, MD; Yvonne Rasko, MD; Elizabeth Nichols, MD; Paula Rosenblatt, MD; Sergio Dromi, MD; Olga Ioffe, MD; and Emily Bellavance, MD
  5. Adenocarcinoma of the Sigmoid Colon as a Lead Point for Colocolic Intussusception CME
    Beth A. Meloro, DO; Lauren M. DeStefano, MD; and Prashanth Ramachandra, MD
  6. Synchronous Small and Large Bowel Metastases from Lobular Carcinoma of Breast: Immunohistochemistry is the Key to Diagnosis
    Aravinth Anbarasu, MS; Mahesh Subramania Iyer, MS, DNB; Pushpa Mahadevan, MD; Elezabeth Manuel, MD; Vadavattath Padmanabhan Gangadharan, MD, DM; Roy Mukkada, MD, DNB; and Hariharan Ramesh, MS, MCH, FACS
  7. Hyperkinetic Biliary Dyskinesia in Adults: Cholecystectomy as a Treatment Option CME
    Ahmed A. Sadek, BS; and Rana M. Higgins, MD
  8. Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome with Duodenal Obstruction in a Chronic Drug User
    Michael Ramirez, MD; Shawn Steen, MD; and Javier Romero, MD, FACS
  9. Catamenial Hemopneumothorax: An Unusual Presentation of Spontaneous Pneumothorax
    Frank Villa Hernandez; Kyle C. Purrman; Aundrea L. Oliver, MD; Carlos J. Anciano, MD; Mark D. Iannettoni, MD, MBA; and James E. Speicher, MD
  10. Management of an Undetonated Intracranial Explosive: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach Including the Bomb Squad
    David P. Stonko MD, MS; Richard D. Betzold, MD; Seth A. Bellister, MD; Dillon C. O'Neill, MD; David E. O'Neill, MD; Parker T. Evans; Jillian G. Goles, MSPAS, PA-Cb; and Bradley M. Dennis, MD, FACS
  11. Transdiaphragmatic Liver Abscess Secondary to Streptococcus Milleri in an Immunocompetent Host
    Victoria D. Vuong, MS; and Edie Y. Chan, MD, FACS
  12. Internal Hernia through Congenital Broad Ligament Defect
    Kenneth Ierardi, RN; and Lucas Beffa, MD, FACS
  13. Diagnosis and Treatment of Appendiceal Mucormycosis
    Kristin M. Krupa, MD; and Jason P. Tomsic, DO
  14. Pseudomonal Perianal Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infection in a Pediatric Patient with Hodgkin Lymphoma CME
    Benjamin L. Gough, DO; and Erin A. Teeple, MD
  15. Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Breast: An Aggressive Tumor
    Lauren Kopicky, DO; Nida Shemmeri, MD; and Raj Gulati, MD, FACS

Volume 2, Issue 1

August 2018

  1. Atrial-Esophageal Fistula Post-Maze Radiofrequency Ablation
    Eric M. Montminy, MD; Vanessa Mendez, MD; and Christopher G. Ducoin, MD, FACS
  2. A Minimally Invasive Approach to Persistent Gastric Staple-Line Failure
    Zachary Warriner, MD; and Levi Procter, MD, FACS
  3. Large Bowel Obstruction Leading to Disseminated Salmonellosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
    Sanford E. Roberts III, MD; David D. Aufhauser, MD; and Benjamin M. Braslow, MD
  4. Bilateral Breast Cancer: Different in More Ways than One
    Suhani MS, FACS; Vuthaluru Seenu, MS, FACS; Rajinder Parshad, MS, DNB; Smriti Hari, MBBS, MD; Sandeep Mathur, MBBS, MD; and Haresh KP, MBBS, MD
  5. Percutaneous Cyanoacrylate Glue Injection: A Cost-Effective and Nonoperative Intervention for Persistent J Pouch Fistula
    Jacob Mathew, MBBS, MS, MCh; Mahesh Subramanya Iyer, MBBS, MS, DNB; Roy Mukkada, MBBS, MD, DNB; and Hariharan Ramesh, MBBS, MS, MCh, FACS, FRCS
  6. Madura Foot: An Interesting Case of Mycetoma Reoccurring Fifteen Years after Surgical Excision
    Richard Francesco, MS; Lauren M. DeStefano, MD; Guanjun Xia, MD, PhD; Gul Madison, MD; and Leon Clarke, MD
  7. Adenocarcinoma in the Gastric Remnant Presenting as Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding 16 Years after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass CME
    Molly W. Meyers, MD; Juaquito M. Jorge, MD; and Alexander P. Nagle, MD, FACS
  8. A Case of Complicated Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Treated with Diverting Loop Ileostomy, Colonic Lavage, and Adjuvant Fecal Transplantation CME
    Robert T. Nevitt III, MD; and John B. Fobia, MD, FACS
  9. Sclerosing Angiomatoid Nodular Transformation of the Spleen CME
    Andre Critsinelis, BS; Nahir Cortes-Santiago, MD, PhD; Vasantha L. Gali, MD; Christie Finch, MD; and Stephanie D. Gordy, MD
  10. An Unusual Case of Fibromatosis of the Breast with Numerous Intraductal Papillomas CME
    Yitian Liu, MD; George Thomas Budd, MD; and Mita Patel, MD

Volume 1, Issue 6

June 2018

  1. Case Report of Endovascular Deployment and Angioplasty of a Stent-Graft for Acute Hemorrhage from a Tracheoinnominate Fistula CME
    Jaideep Das Gupta, MD; Sundeep Guliani, MD; Muhammad Rana, MD; Mark Langsfeld, MD; and John Marek, MD
  2. An Atypical Cause of Colonic Obstruction: A Hiatal Hernia after Sleeve Gastrectomy Containing the Transverse Colon
    Chandler S Cortina, MD; Shauna M Sheppard, MD; and Steven R Bonomo, MD, FACS
  3. Congenital Epulis: Unusual Etiology of Airway Obstruction and Feeding Failure in a Newborn
    Cody L. Mullens, BS; Luke J. Grome, MD; Shilpa S. Vishwanath, MD; Harold J. Williams, MD; and Aaron C. Mason, MD, FACS, FAAP
  4. Non-Functional Paraganglioma Masquerading as Local Nodal Recurrence in Postresection Colon Adenocarcinoma Patient CME
    Leah Winer, MD; Sarah M. Kling, MD; Anthony J. Prestipino, MD; James P. Casey, MD; Pankhuri Jha, BS; Ernest L. Rosato, MD, FACS; and Scott D. Goldstein, MD, FACS, ASCRS
  5. Lower Extremity Autologous Fat Grafting in Graft Versus Host Disease CME
    Julia A. Cook, MD; Sarah E. Sasor, MD; Steven A. Mann, MD; Terrence Katona, DO; Sunil S. Tholpady, MD, PhD; and Michael W. Chu, MD
  6. Complex Intrathoracic Tracheal Injury: A Challenging Case for Trauma Surgeons
    Carlos H. Palacio, MD; Matthew J Wall, MD, FACS; S. Rob Todd, MD, FACS; and Stephanie D. Gordy, MD, FACS
  7. Successful Use of Double ePTFE Graft for Inflow and Outflow Reconstruction in a Living Donor Liver Transplant
    Lorena Noriega-Salas, MD; Chun Chieh Yeh, MD; Horng-Ren Yang, MD; and Long-Bin Jeng, MD
  8. Tension Pneumomediastinum after Blunt Chest Injury Managed with Percutaneous Mediastinal Drain
    Zachary A Spigel, MD; Mohammed J Al Fayyadh, MBChB; and Daniel L Dent, MD FACS
  9. Microscopic Submucosal Lipomas with Mucosal Ulceration Can Be a Cause of Intermittent Rectal Bleeding CME
    Shaan E Alam, MD; Timothy Bechtel, MD, FACS; Benjamin YM Tan, MD; and Dinesh Vyas, MD, FACS
  10. Gallbladder Volvulus: A Rare Entity
    Katelyn Brendel; Lauren M. DeStefano, MD; Rohit Ranganath, MD; and John B. Fobia, MD, FACS

Volume 1, Issue 5

March 2018

  1. Management of a Complex Multifocal Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm
    John C. Hardaway, MD, PhD; John J. Kanitra, BA; Prakash H. Kurane, MBBS, MS; and Srinivas Kavuturu, MD, FACS
  2. Case Report of Bilateral Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for an Acute Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism Patient with Severe Right Ventricular Strain: from Intensive Care Unit to Home on Post-Operative Day 1 CME
    Jaideep Das Gupta, MD; Sundeep Guliani, MD; Muhammad A. Rana, MD; Mark Langsfeld, MD; and John Marek, MD
  3. Extraperitoneal Stercoral Perforation of Rectum CME
    Elizabeth Tribelhorn, MD; Moutamn Sadoun, MD; James McClenathan, MD; and David Neal, MD
  4. Successful Whipple Procedure after Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy with Right Gastroepiploic and Common Hepatic Artery Anastomosis
    Paige Finkelstein, BS; Kandace Kichler, MD; Joshua Parreco, MD; and Miguel Lopez-Viego, MD, FACS
  5. Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation in Severe Necrotizing Pancreatitis: A Strategy for Prevention of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome? CME
    Amelia M Pasley, DO; Natasha Hansraj, MD; Francesca Boulos, MD; Lindsay O'Meara, CRNP; Ronald B Tesoriero, MD, FACS; Jose J Diaz, MD, FACS; and Jason D Pasley, DO
  6. Appendiceal Mucocele Concurrent with Intestinal Malrotation
    Axel Rodriguez-Rosa, BS; Hakan Orbay, MD, PhD; and Stephen M Kavic, MD, FACS
  7. Use of an External Tissue Expansion Device as a Minimally Traumatic Closure Method for Pyoderma Gangrenosum Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
    Sarah E. Sasor, MD; Julia A. Cook, MD; Michael W. Chu, MD; William A. Wooden, MD, FACS; Sunil Tholpady, MD, PhD, FACS; and Juan Socas, MD
  8. Endoscopic Retrieval of a Foreign Body within a Jejunostomy Tube
    Thomas Hardacker, MD; Benjamin Rudnick, MD; Peter Altshuler, MD; Christine Lotto, MD; and Ernest Rosato, MD, FACS
  9. Occlusive Coronary Artery Dissection Following A Motor Vehicle Collision CME
    Jessica L. Thompson, MD; and Cathryn L. Chadwick, MD
  10. Ileocolic Intussusception Secondary to a Large Tubulovillous Polyp
    William C. Hope, MD; Sumedh D. Kakade, MD; and Gerald A. Isenberg, MD, FACS

Volume 1, Issue 4

January 2018

  1. Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures Alleviates Debilitating Axial Skeleton Injuries
    C. Lendon Mullens, BS; Rahul K. Mannan, BS; and Jennifer C. Knight, MD, FACS
  2. High-Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Gallbladder Presenting as Biliary Colic: A Rare Twist to a Common Problem CME
    Christina N. Weed, MD, MPH; Zaheer S. Kanji MD, MSc, FRCSC; and Adnan A. Alseidi MD, Ed.M, FACS
  3. Malrotation Identified during Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Case Report and Review of Literature CME
    Nina S. Pollack, BA; Kelvin Memeh, MD; and Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD
  4. Granulomatous appendicitis: An uncommon cause of Acute Abdomen
    Gabriel A. Molina, MD; William G. Aguayo, MD, FACS; and Gustavo A. León MD
  5. Incarcerated Ureter Through an Inguinal Hernia with Secondary Urinary Obstruction
    Juan P. Gurria, MD; Steven M. Henriques, MD; and Kimberly Helmkamp, MD
  6. 48-Year-Old Female Presents with Intestinal Malrotation and Acute Appendicitis
    Sheliza Kabani, MD, and Gudata S. Hinika, MD, FACS
  7. Progressive Preoperative Pneumoperitoneum for Giant Inguinoscrotal Hernia: A Case Report and Literature Review
    Kelsey A. Musgrove, MD; Paul R. Burchard, MS4; and David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS
  8. The "No-Zone" Approach to Penetrating Neck Trauma CME
    Ryan B. Fransman, MD; Faris K. Azar, MD; William Mallon, MD; Abhinav Nalluri, BS; Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA; and Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD
  9. A Technique for Total Pancreatectomy that Minimizes Warm Ischemia Time while Allowing Processing of the Whole Organ for Autologous Islet Transplantation CME
    Antonio Gangemia, MD, FACS, and José Oberholzerb, MD, FACS
  10. Perforated Appendix Containing Goblet Cell Carcinoid Tumor inside an Amyand Hernia Managed Laparoscopically
    Michael Williams; Sachinka Ranasinghe; Lucas Wheatley; Nivedita Anguswamy; James Carrol; Daniel Walker; Carl Lisec

Volume 1, Issue 3

December 2017

  1. Malignant Adrenal Pheochromocytoma: A Case Report of a Multidisciplinary Surgical Approach CME
    Konstantinidis A, Castellanos S, Sosa JA, Roman SA
  2. Use of Onlay and Laparoscopically-Placed Preperitoneal Mesh for Fascial Reinforcement in a Patient with a Recurrent Abdominal Bulge after TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction: A Case Report
    Hill BC, Ulm JP, Delaney KO
  3. Pleural Pigtail Catheter Malpositioned In Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Sac in a Hemodynamically Stable Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature
    Antonescu I, Charnock BL, McGinigle KL
  4. Primary Adrenal Plasmablastic Lymphoma in a Patient with Well-Controlled HIV
    Xu KY, Teng A, Mahabir R, Sharabi A, Fan A, Brody JD, Inabnet WB 3rd, Adimoolam D, Taye A
  5. Small Bowel Obstruction caused by Fecalith Arising in a Meckel Diverticulum, Meckel Stone Ileus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature CME
    Stutz KN, Blackwell LM
  6. Postpartum Bowel Perforation after Normal Vaginal Delivery without History of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Laffoon AN, Knijnikov A
  7. A Rare Case of Traumatic Bilateral Femoral Arteriovenous Fistulas with Associated High-Output Cardiac Failure
    Shah M, Puzio T, Marston W, Johnson DL
  8. Pleomorphic Sarcoma of the Liver; To Cut or Not to Cut?
    Dishong I, Lee E, Rankin TM, Jie T
  9. Postoperative Small Bowel Intussusception in a Pediatric Trauma Patient: A Literature Review and Unique Case Report CME
    Walsh NJ, Dadzie KA, Jones AJ, Hatley RM
  10. Colorectal Cancer Metastasis to the Gastric Mucosa CME
    Goel N, Olszanski AJ, Esnaola NF

Volume 1, Issue 2

September 2017

  1. Syndactyly Repair with a Straight-Line Technique: A Case Series
    Gundlapalli V, Synovec J, Armstrong M
  2. Gunshot Wound to Chest with Embolization of Pellet into the Left Ventricle: Case Report of an Airsoft Gun Injury
    Gurria J, Riney L, Fain E, Brown R, Morales D
  3. Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Refractory Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure Due to a Severe Inhalation Burn Injury
    Spanier MJ, Jara CB, Carter DW, Groom RC, Rappold JF
  4. Multifocal Solid and Serous Cystadenomas and a Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas in a Patient with Von Hipple-Lindau Disease
    Deal SB, Alseidi AA
  5. Gastrosplenic Fistula in the Setting of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Being Treated with Maintenance Chemotherapy CME
    Slagle DL, Jorge JM, Nagle A
  6. Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery as a Cause of Esophageal Traction Diverticula CME
    Purrman KC, Anciano CJ, Oliver AL, Iannettoni MD, Speicher JE
  7. Congenital Intestinal Malrotation with Midgut Volvulus Presenting in a 37-Year Old Woman
    Deschner BW, Schwulst SJ
  8. Sepsis from Radial Artery Mycotic Aneurysm as a Complication of Cardiac Catheterization CME
    Adams V, Vernon S, Battin D, Hughes TG
  9. Concomitant Duodenal Atresia and Hirschsprung Disease CME
    Chotai PN, Tumen A, Langham Jr. MR, Zhang J, Islam S, Jancelewicz T
  10. Gastric Volvulus after Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy: A Case Report of a Rare Post-Operative Complication
    Alkukhun A, Grisotti G, Cha CH, Salem RR, Khan SA

Volume 1, Issue 1

June 2017

  1. Signet-Ring Cell Cancer of Colon 48 Years after Ureterosigmoidostomy, Treated with Low Anterior Resection and Continent Urinary Diversion CME
    Lakshman T, Patel J, Shenot P, Isenberg G
  2. Forearm Compartment Syndrome after Multiple Attempts at Radial Artery Cannulation CME
    Hill BC, Isaac M, Tavana ML
  3. Supra-Aortic Trunk Atherosclerosis Presenting as Bilateral Upper Extremity Numbness and Falls
    Eskandari MK; Mansukhani NA
  4. Laparoscopic Left Hepatectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration for Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangiohepatitis: A Case Demonstrating the Use of Cognitive Task Analysis to Create a Step Wise Approach to Laparoscopic Liver Surgery
    Deal SB, Alseidi AA
  5. Anterior Chest Wall Reconstruction with Sub-Xiphoid Hernia Repair: A Case Report
    Neuwirth MG, Samra F, Low DW, Morris JB
  6. Hormonally Active Adrenocortical Carcinoma in a 24-Year Old Woman CME
    Wachtel H, Sadow PM, Stathatos N, Lubitz CC
  7. Leave the Gallbladder In and Avoid Additional Harm: A Case for Stopping Further Resective Surgery after a Bile Duct Injury is Suspected
    Deal SB, Alseidi AA
  8. Primary Hyperparathyroidism Presenting as Hypercalcemic Crisis CME
    Wachtel H, Sadow PM, MD, PhD, Phitayakorn R, Parangi S
  9. Severe Intra-Abdominal Hemorrhage Secondary to Spontaneous Gallbladder Rupture in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease: Presentation of Two Cases and Literature Review
    Pita A, Sher LS, Kaur N, Kandil SH, Khemichian S, Genyk Y, Dhanireddy KK
  10. Adult Zonal Hirschsprung's Disease: A Diagnostic Challenge
    Srinivas MVN, Guntupalli S, Hota KP, Malineni S, Jadhav V

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