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Arch Surg. 2006;141(5):430. doi:10.1001/archsurg.141.5.430.
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Editor: Julie Ann Freischlag, MD Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 720 Rutland Ave Ross 759 Baltimore, MD 21205 archsurg@jama-archives.org

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