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Arch Surg. 2008;143(7):622. doi:10.1001/archsurg.143.7.622.
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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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Richard J. Bold, MD, Sacramento, California Carl E. Bredenberg, MD, Portland, Maine L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, Norfolk, Virginia Jo Buyske, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sally E. Carty, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Diana L. Farmer, MD, San Francisco, California Susan Galandiuk, MD, Louisville, Kentucky James C. Hebert, MD, Burlington, Vermont Eddie L. Hoover, MD, Buffalo, New York David C. Linehan, MD, St Louis, Missouri Edward H. Livingston, MD, Dallas, Texas Charles D. Mabry, MD, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, Chicago, Illinois Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, San Francisco, California David S. Mulder, MD, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, Salt Lake City, Utah J. Patrick O'Leary, MD, Miami, Florida George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd, Boston, Massachusetts Michael E. Zenilman, MD, Brooklyn, New York

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