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Gender (and other) equity, diversity and inclusion in surgery

Can J Surg 2019 Oct;62(5):292

Coeditors, Canadian Journal of Surgery

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October 2019

Égalité entre les sexes (et autres identités), diversité et inclusion en chirurgie

Can J Surg 2019 Oct;62(5):293

Corédacteurs en chef, Journal canadien de chirurgie

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.015019DOI Listing
October 2019

Surgeons as advocates for opioid control

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Chad G. Ball

Can J Surg 2019 Aug;62(4):220-221

Coeditor, Canadian Journal of Surgery

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.011419DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6660268PMC
August 2019

Les chirurgiens pour le contrôle des opioïdes

Authors:
Chad G. Ball

Can J Surg 2019 Aug;62(4):222-223

Coeditor, Canadian Journal of Surgery

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.011819DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6660271PMC
August 2019

The importance of Canadian guidelines for cancer care

Authors:
Chad G. Ball

Can J Surg 2019 Aug;62(4):S170

Co-editor in Chief, Canadian Journal of Surgery

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.011619DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6684335PMC
August 2019

A Randomized Controlled Trial using iTClamp, Direct Pressure, and Balloon Catheter Tamponade to Control Neck Hemorrhage in a Perfused Human Cadaver Model.

J Emerg Med 2019 Apr 30;56(4):363-370. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Canadian Forces Health Services Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.12.008DOI Listing
April 2019

Are morbidity and mortality conferences becoming a lost art?

Authors:
Chad G. Ball

Can J Surg 2019 Apr;62(2):76

Coeditor, Canadian Journal of Surgery

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.004119DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6440886PMC
April 2019

Les revues de morbidité et mortalité sont-elles un art qui se perd?

Authors:
Chad G. Ball

Can J Surg 2019 Apr;62(2):77

Corédacteur en chef, Journal canadien de chirurgie

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.004519DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6440885PMC
April 2019

Adverse Outcomes After Bile Spillage in Incidental Gallbladder Cancers: A Population-based Study.

Ann Surg 2019 Apr 13. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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April 2019

Outcomes of selective nonoperative management of civilian abdominal gunshot wounds: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 27;13:55. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Room A280, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4E9 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0215-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6260713PMC
February 2019

Can we improve the efficiency of care in patients with colorectal cancer from the time of their initial referral for colonoscopy to surgical resection?

Can J Surg 2019 02;62(1):E4-E6

From the Department of Surgery, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Kloos, Keren, Gregg, Dixon, Rochon, Ball); and the Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Mohamed).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.008818DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351269PMC
February 2019

Performance of biological mesh materials in abdominal wall reconstruction: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

BMJ Open 2019 02 15;9(2):e024091. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024091DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6398697PMC
February 2019

Effect of proximity to specialty care on outcomes for biliary cancers: a population-based retrospective cohort study.

CMAJ Open 2019 Jan-Mar;7(1):E131-E139. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Beijing You-An Hospital (Xu), Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Departments of Community Health Sciences (Xu, Dixon) and Surgery (Xu, Dixon, Ball, Sutherland, Bathe), University of Calgary; Innervative Strategies (Steckle), Calgary, Alta.; Department of Oncology (Lui, Spratlin), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.; Department of Oncology (Dixon, Ball, Sutherland, Bathe), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20180082DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6397033PMC
February 2019

Evidence-based Reviews in Surgery: Early Cholecystectomy for Cholecystitis.

Ann Surg 2018 12;268(6):940-942

Department of Surgery McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2018

Acute care and emergency general surgery in patients with chronic liver disease: how can we optimize perioperative care? A review of the literature.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 18;13:32. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

2Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 - 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0194-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6052581PMC
December 2018

A Prospective Evaluation of the Utility of a Hybrid Operating Suite for Severely Injured Patients: Overstated or Underutilized?

Ann Surg 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Surgery, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2018

Time to stroke: A Western Trauma Association multicenter study of blunt cerebrovascular injuries.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2018 11;85(5):858-866

From the Department of Surgery (C.C.B., J.J.S., C.D.B., M.J.C.), Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado; Department of Surgery (M.K.M., J.M.), McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Surgery (J.P.S., M.A.C.), University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee; Department of Surgery (M.B., J.K.), Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; Department of Surgery (M.B., J.K.), Assia Medical Group/Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel; Department of Surgery (M.C.S., P.R.B.), Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio; Department of Surgery (S.J., D.J.H.), Erlanger Health System, Chattanooga, Utah; Department of Surgery (L.H., D.M.S.), R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Department of Surgery (R.C., C.W.), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Surgery (J.S., V.A.), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Surgery (J.D.), University of Colorado Health North Medical Center of the Rockies, Loveland, Colorado; Department of Surgery (J.P.V., C.V.R.B.), Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; Department of Surgery (A.C., T.L.Z.), Oklahoma University Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Department of Surgery (R.C., A.E.B.), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California; Department of Surgery (T.Z.M., A.K.M.), University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont; Department of Surgery (J.P.H., K.L.), Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey; Department of Surgery (M.W.), North Memorial Health, Robbinsdale, Minnesota; Department of Surgery (H.B.A., A.M.W.), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Department of Surgery (J.K., K.I.), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; Department of Surgery (S.M., Y.M.C.), Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado; Department of Surgery (H.L.W., B.C.), Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia; Department of Surgery (C.G.D.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Surgery (S.S., J.L.H.), Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; Department of Surgery (D.C.C.), Marshfield Clinic, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin; Department of Surgery (M.D.Z., M.D.R.-Z.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Department of Surgery (B.C.M.), Grady Memorial Hospital, Chickasha Oklahoma; Department of Surgery (E.J.R., P.U.), WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, North Carolina; Department of Surgery (C.R., E.T.), East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina; Department of Surgery (S.G., T.J.), George Washington University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia; Department of Surgery (J.M.H., K.L.L.), Via Christi Hospital, Wichita, Kansas; Department of Surgery (N.K., B.C.), Banner-University of Arizona Tucson, Tucson, Arizona; Department of Surgery (A.F.K., S.R.T.), Baylor College of Medicine/Ben Taub Hospital, Houston, Texas; Department of Surgery (B.Z.), Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, Indiana; Department of Surgery (C.J.W., K.J.K.), Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Department of Surgery (T.N., S.B.Z.E.), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Department of Surgery (K.A.P., C.E.D.), Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California; Department of Surgery (K.K., F.B.), John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois; Department of Surgery (T.S.D., J.M.G.), and University of California, Davis, Davis, California.

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November 2018

Management of extremity fasciotomy sites prospective randomized evaluation of two techniques.

Am J Surg 2018 10 26;216(4):736-739. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

Grady Memorial Hospital and Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Acute kidney injury following resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: prognostic value of the acute kidney injury network criteria

Can J Surg 2018 10;61(5):E11-E16

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (Bressan, Dixon, Bathe, Sutherland, Ball); and the Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (James).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6153104PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.002518DOI Listing
October 2018

A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre observational study.

Can J Surg 2018 08;61(4):237-243

From the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (DeGirolamo, Hameed); the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (D'Souza); the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Apte, Widder, de Gara); the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball, Armstrong, Reso); the Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask. (Mueller); the Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man. (Gillman); the Department of Surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, North Bay, Ont. (Singh); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Nenshi); the Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montréal, Que. (Khwaja); the Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS (Minor); and the Department of Trauma Services, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Hameed).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6066383PMC
August 2018

Practice and attitudes regarding double gloving among staff surgeons and surgical trainees.

Can J Surg 2018 08;61(4):244-250

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Lipson, Ball, Grondin); the Department of Production Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Deardon); and the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Switzer, de Gara).

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August 2018

Assessing resectability of colorectal liver metastases: How do different subspecialties interpret the same data?

Can J Surg 2018 08;61(4):251-256

From the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Aubin, Bressan, Grondin, Dixon, MacLean, Gregg, Tang, Kaplan, Ball); and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Martel).

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August 2018

Examples of dramatic failures and their effectiveness in modern surgical disciplines: can we learn from our mistakes?

J Comp Eff Res 2018 07 11;7(7):709-720. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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July 2018

Assessing resectability of colorectal liver metastases: How do different subspecialties interpret the same data?

Can J Surg 2018 Jun 1;61(4):14616. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

From the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Aubin, Bressan, Grondin, Dixon, MacLean, Gregg, Tang, Kaplan, Ball); and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Martel).

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June 2018

Practice and attitudes regarding double gloving among staff surgeons and surgical trainees.

Can J Surg 2018 Jun 1;61(4):13616. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Lipson, Ball, Grondin); the Department of Production Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Deardon); and the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Switzer, de Gara).

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June 2018

A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre observational study.

Can J Surg 2018 Jun 1;61(4):13517. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

From the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (DeGirolamo, Hameed); the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (D'Souza); the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Apte, Widder, de Gara); the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball, Armstrong, Reso); the Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask. (Mueller); the Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man. (Gillman); the Department of Surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, North Bay, Ont. (Singh); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Nenshi); the Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montréal, Que. (Khwaja); the Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS (Minor); and the Department of Trauma Services, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Hameed).

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June 2018

One thousand consecutive in-hospital deaths following severe injury: Has the etiology of traumatic inpatient death changed in Canada?

Can J Surg 2018 06;61(3):150-152

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Roberts, Harzan, Kirkpatrick, Dixon, Grondin, McBeth, Ball); and the Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Kaplan).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5973900PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.014116DOI Listing
June 2018

The current state of resident trauma training: Are we losing a generation?

Can J Surg 2018 06;61(3):153-154

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Engels); the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Bradley); and the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball).

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June 2018

Airway management changes associated with rising radiologic incidence of external laryngotracheal injury.

Can J Surg 2018 04;61(2):121-127

From the Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Randall, Rudmik, Bosch); and the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5866148PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.012216DOI Listing
April 2018

The current state of resident trauma training: Are we losing a generation?

Can J Surg 2018 Apr 1;61(3):14417. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Engels); the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Bradley); and the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball).

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April 2018

Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in acute pancreatitis, hepato-pancreato-biliary operations and liver transplantation.

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2017 17;49(2):159-166. Epub 2017 May 17.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/AIT.a2017.0024DOI Listing
March 2018

Beta blockers in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: Results from a multicenter, prospective, observational American Association for the Surgery of Trauma study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2018 02;84(2):234-244

From the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care (E.J.L., G.B., N.K.D., T.L.), Los Angeles, California; University of Texas at Houston, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery (S.D.L., B.A.C.), Houston, Texas; Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care (K.I., L.A.d.L.), Los Angeles, California; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care (A.S., L.A.B.), Boston, Massachusetts; Loma Linda University and Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery (K.R.O., D.S.J.C.), Loma Linda, California; Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Trauma Specialist Program (D.T., T.J.), Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Hackensack University Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery (H.A., S.K.), Hackensack, New Jersey; University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Department of Surgery (C.G.B., J.X.), Calgary, Alberta; McMaster University/Hamilton General Hospital, Department of Surgery (P.T.E., A.C.), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Medical Center of the Rockies, Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (J.A.D., L.W.), Loveland, Colorado; Medical City Plano, Trauma Services Department (M.M.C., G.M.), Plano, Texas; Ryder Trauma Center, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery (J.P.M., K.R.), University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida; Division of General Surgery, University of Utah (S.L., R.N.), Salt Lake City, Utah; Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery (T.J.S., S.G.), Colorado Springs, Colorado; and St. Michael's Hospital, Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (S.R., J.R.-N.), Toronto, ON, Canada.

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February 2018

Completion pancreatectomy in the acute management of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a systematic review and qualitative synthesis of the literature.

HPB (Oxford) 2018 01 1;20(1):20-27. Epub 2017 Oct 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Cervical spine evaluation and clearance in the intoxicated patient: A prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-Institutional Trial and Survey.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 12;83(6):1032-1040

From the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center (M.J.M., L.D.B., W.L.), Portland, Oregon; LAC+USC Medical Center (K.I., S.B. D.D.), Los Angeles, California; Oregon Health and Science University (M.S.), Portland, Oregon; Scripps Mercy Hospital (K.A.P.), San Diego; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (G.B.), Los Angeles, California; R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (J.M.), Baltimore, Maryland; Cooper University Hospital (J.H.), Camden, New Jersey; University of California-San Diego (R.C.), La Jolla, California; Mayo Clinic (M.D.Z.), Rochester, Minnesota; University Medical Center at Brackenridge (C.V.R.B.), Austin, Texas; University of Calgary-Foothills Medical Center (C.G.B.), Calgary, Alberta, Canada; University of Michigan (J.R.C-B.), Ann Arbor, Michigan; Denver Health Medical Center (C.C.B.), Denver, Colorado; University of Colorado Health-Medical Center of the Rockies (J.D.), Loveland, Colorado; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Parkland Memorial Hospital (C.T.M.), Dallas; Medical Center of Plano (M.M.C.), Plano, Texas; and Wesley Medical Center (G.M.B.), Wichita, Kansas.

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December 2017

A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial of Distal Pancreatectomy With and Without Routine Intraperitoneal Drainage.

Ann Surg 2017 09;266(3):421-431

*Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Elkins Pancreas Center, Houston, TX †Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Houston, TX ‡Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH §Department of Surgery, Baptist Memorial Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN ¶Department of Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN ||Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada **Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC ††Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL ‡‡Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada §§Department of Surgery, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY ¶¶Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA ||||Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE ***Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX †††Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL ‡‡‡Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.

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September 2017

The Global Incidence of Appendicitis: A Systematic Review of Population-based Studies.

Ann Surg 2017 08;266(2):237-241

*Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada †Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada ‡Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada §Miistakis Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada ¶Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK ||Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong.

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August 2017

Does increased prehospital time lead to a "trial of life" effect for patients with blunt trauma?

J Surg Res 2017 08 5;216:103-108. Epub 2017 May 5.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

High Mobility Group Box-1 Protein and Outcomes in Critically Ill Surgical Patients Requiring Open Abdominal Management.

Mediators Inflamm 2017 14;2017:6305387. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; Department of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; The Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5329691PMC
July 2017

The Damage Control Surgery in Austere Environments Research Group (DCSAERG): A dynamic program to facilitate real-time telementoring/telediagnosis to address exsanguination in extreme and austere environments.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 07;83(1 Suppl 1):S156-S163

From the Regional Trauma Services (A.W.K.), Departments of Surgery (A.W.K., P.B.M., C.G.B.) and Critical Care Medicine (A.W.K., P.B.M., C.G.B.), Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Canadian Forces Medical Services (A.W.K., C.H.T.); Innovative Trauma Care Corp (J.M.), San Antonio, Texas; Rocky Vista School of Osteopathic Medicine (A.L.), Parker, Colorado; Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (T.B.), Dayton, Ohio; NRC Aerospace Flight Research Laboratory(T.L., H.W.-B., J.K.), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Massachusetts General Hospital (D.K.), Boston, Massachusetts; and Trauma Services (C.H.T.) and Department of Surgery (C.H.T.), Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2017

History of the Innovation of Damage Control for Management of Trauma Patients: 1902-2016.

Ann Surg 2017 05;265(5):1034-1044

*Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada †Regional Trauma Program, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ‡Department of Oncology, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada §Department of Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN ¶Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO ||Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA **Department of Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI ††Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN ‡‡Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada §§Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ¶¶Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ||||Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2017

Incorporation of Procedure-specific Risk Into the ACS-NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator Improves the Prediction of Morbidity and Mortality After Pancreatoduodenectomy.

Ann Surg 2017 05;265(5):978-986

*Departments of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA †Departments of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy ‡Departments of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL §Departments of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta ¶Departments of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN ||Departments of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN **Departments of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA ††Departments of Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH ‡‡Departments of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA §§Departments of Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL ¶¶Departments of Surgery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland ||||Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ***Departments of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX †††Departments of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL ‡‡‡Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA §§§Departments of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ¶¶¶Departments of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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May 2017

Accuracy of clinical, laboratory, and computed tomography findings for identifying hollow viscus injury in blunt trauma patients with unexplained intraperitoneal free fluid without solid organ injury.

Am J Surg 2017 May 23;213(5):874-880. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; The Regional Trauma Services Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Abbreviated closure for remote damage control laparotomy in extreme environments: A randomized trial of sutures versus wound clamps comparing terrestrial and weightless conditions.

Am J Surg 2017 May 30;213(5):862-869. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; The Regional Trauma Services Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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May 2017

Clinical utility of a screening protocol for blunt cerebrovascular injury using computed tomography angiography.

J Neurosurg 2017 Apr 22;126(4):1033-1041. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

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April 2017

The adequacy of hepatopancreatobiliary training: How does operative exposure and perceived readiness in fellowship translate into subsequent practice?

Can J Surg 2017 Apr;60(2):140-143

From the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Aubin, Bressan, Edwards, Grondin, Dixon, Ball); the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, TX (Minter); the Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX (Jeyarajah); the Providence Medical Center, Portland, OR (Hansen); and the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA (Cooper).

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April 2017

Damage control surgery in weightlessness: A comparative study of simulated torso hemorrhage control comparing terrestrial and weightless conditions.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 02;82(2):392-399

From the Canadian Forces Health Services (A.W.K., J.W., V.M.A.); Departments of Surgery (A.W.K., P.B.M.B., D.J.R., C.G.B.), Critical Care Medicine (A.W.K., P.B.M.B), the Regional Trauma Services (A.W.K., P.B.M.B, C.G.B.), Foothills Medical Centre; University of Calgary (A.W.K., P.B.M.B, D.J.R., D.B., C.G.B.), Calgary, Alberta; Innovative Trauma Care (J.L.M.), Edmonton, Alberta; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (C.H.T.), Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Rocky Vista (A.J.L.P.), University School of Medicine, Parker, Colorado; Strategic Operations (K.L.), San Diego, California; Flight Research Laboratory (T.L.), National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Harvard Medical School (D.R.K.), Boston, Massachusetts; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (S.B.), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Denver Health (R.F.), Denver, Colorado; Vail Valley Medical Center (R.F.), Vail, Colorado; and University of Western Ontario (V.M.A.), London, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2017

Cervical spinal clearance: A prospective Western Trauma Association Multi-institutional Trial.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 12;81(6):1122-1130

From the LAC+USC Medical Center (K.I., S.B., D.D.), Los Angeles, California; Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Service (L.D.M., M.J.M.), Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, Oregon; Oregon Health and Science University (D.M.), Portland, Oregon; Scripps Mercy Hospital (K.A.P.), San Diego, California; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (G.B.), Los Angeles, California; R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (M.J.B.), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Cooper University Hospital (J.P.H.), Camden, New Jersey; University of California (R.C.), San Diego, San Diego, California; Mayo Clinic (A.J.C.), Rochester, Minnesota; University Medical Center at Brackenridge (C.V.R.B.), Austin, Texas; University of Calgary-Foothills Medical Center (C.G.B.), Calgary, Alberta, Canada; University of Michigan (J.R.C-B.), Ann Arbor, Michigan; Denver Health Medical Center (C.C.B.), Denver, Colorado; Banner University Medical Center (B.J.), Tucson, AZ; University of Colorado Health-Medical Center of the Rockies (J.D.), Loveland, Colorado; Parkland Memorial Hospital (C.T.M.), University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas; Medical Center of Plano (M.M.C.), Plano, Texas; and Wesley Medical Center (G.M.B.), Wichita, Kansas.

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December 2016

The efficacy of a novel saline/bipolar radiofrequency energy instrument for arresting ongoing solid and non-solid organ hemorrhage in a swine model.

Injury 2016 Dec 30;47(12):2706-2708. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Timely Surgical Care for Acute Biliary Disease: An Indication of Quality.

Ann Surg 2016 Dec;264(6):913-914

*Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada †Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada ‡Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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December 2016

Female plasma donors, plasma, and platelet processing in the PROPPR study.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 11;81(5):991

Department of Critical Care University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery University of Calgary Foothills Medical Centre Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Hematology University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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November 2016

Use of a novel saline/bipolar radiofrequency energy instrument as an adjunct for arresting ongoing solid organ surface and laceration bleeding in critically injured patients.

Injury 2016 Sep 18;47(9):1996-9. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Departments of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Ultrasonography for resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: A practical leap forward using microbubble contrast agent.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 09;81(3):616-7

Department of Surgery University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada Departments of Radiology University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2016

Effect of N-acetylcysteine on liver recovery after resection: A randomized clinical trial.

J Surg Oncol 2016 Sep 15;114(4):446-50. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2016

Opinions of Practicing Surgeons on the Appropriateness of Published Indications for Use of Damage Control Surgery in Trauma Patients: An International Cross-Sectional Survey.

J Am Coll Surg 2016 09 16;223(3):515-29. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2016

Abdominal intra-compartment syndrome - a non-hydraulic model of abdominal compartment syndrome due to post-hepatectomy hemorrhage in a man with a localized frozen abdomen due to extensive adhesions: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2016 Sep 15;10(1):251. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, North Tower 10th Floor, 1403-29th Street Northwest, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada.

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September 2016

Five things they don't teach you in medical school.

Can J Surg 2016 Sep;59(5):296-8

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta. (Ball, Grondin, Dixon); the Department of Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, Mass. (Lillemoe); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Bhandari); and the Department of Surgery, Western University, London, Ont. (Parry).

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September 2016

Risk-adjusted Outcomes of Clinically Relevant Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Model for Performance Evaluation.

Ann Surg 2016 Aug;264(2):344-52

*Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania†Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida‡Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada§Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy¶Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana||Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee**Department of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania††Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio‡‡Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts§§Department of Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama¶¶Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts||||Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas***Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida†††Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut‡‡‡Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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August 2016

Re: Severe acute pancreatitis and antibiotics.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 08;81(2):401-2

Department of Surgery Foothills Medical Center University of Calgary Alberta, Canada Harvard University Boston, Massachusetts.

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August 2016

Trends in the scientific program of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) Annual Meeting over the past decade: the more things change, the more they stay the same.

HPB (Oxford) 2016 08 25;18(8):697-9. Epub 2016 Jun 25.

Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Forecasting the impact of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for early-stage lung cancer on the thoracic surgery workforce.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jun 21;49(6):1599-606. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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June 2016

Severe acute pancreatitis for the acute care surgeon.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 06;80(6):1015-22

From the Department of Surgery (C.G.B., E.D.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; and Department of Surgery (M.S.H.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and Department of Surgery (K.D.L.), Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2016

Temporal trends in the use of diagnostic imaging for inpatients with pancreatic conditions: How much ionizing radiation are we using?

Can J Surg 2016 Jun;59(3):188-96

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (Bressan, Ouellet, Tanyingoh, Dixon, Grondin, Ball); and the Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (Kaplan, Tanyingoh, Myers, Mohamed).

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June 2016

Has the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials in thoracic surgery improved?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016 May 25;49(5):1476-82. Epub 2015 Oct 25.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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May 2016

Increased pressure within the abdominal compartment: intra-abdominal hypertension and the abdominal compartment syndrome.

Curr Opin Crit Care 2016 Apr;22(2):174-85

aDepartment of Surgery bRegional Trauma Program cDepartment of Oncology dDepartment of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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April 2016

Mesenteric ischemia, intra-abdominal hypertension, and the abdominal compartment syndrome.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2016 ;24(1):9-10

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta;; Calgary Firefighters' Burn Treatment Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/plastic-surgery.1000950DOI Listing
April 2016

The potential benefit of a hybrid operating environment among severely injured patients with persistent hemorrhage: How often could we get it right?

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Mar;80(3):457-60

From the Department of Surgery (A.F., J.B., A.W.K., C.G.B.), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Liverpool Hospital (S.D.), Sydney, Australia.

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March 2016

"Oh the weather outside is frightful": Severe injury secondary to falls while installing residential Christmas lights.

Injury 2016 Jan 28;47(1):277-9. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Department of Surgery, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9. Electronic address:

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January 2016

A global agenda for electronic injury surveillance: Consensus statement from the Trauma Association of Canada, the Trauma Society of South Africa, and the Panamerican Trauma Society.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Jan;80(1):168-70

From the Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (E.Z., L.A., R.Si., S.M.H.), Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; Department of Geography (N.S.), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia; T6 Health Systems (L.R.), Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; InputHealth Systems (D.R.), Vancouver, British Columbia; Department of Surgery (R.Sp., A.J.N., P.N.), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Surgery (J.C.P.), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Surgery (N.P.), Western University, London, Ontario; Department of Social and Preventative Medicine (L.M.), Laval University, Quebec, Quebec ; Department of Surgery (M.A.), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; Department of Surgery (N.Y.), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Department of Surgery (T.R.), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec; and Department of Surgery (C.G.B.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

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January 2016

Damage control surgery.

Authors:
Chad G Ball

Curr Opin Crit Care 2015 Dec;21(6):538-43

Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2015

A comparison of outcomes between laparoscopic and open appendectomy in Canada.

Can J Surg 2015 Dec;58(6):431-2

From the Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (Blackmore, Dixon, MacLean, Ball); and the Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. (Tanyingo, Kaplan).

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December 2015

Inflammatory mediators in intra-abdominal sepsis or injury - a scoping review.

Crit Care 2015 Oct 27;19:373. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 - 29 Street NW, T2N 2T9, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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October 2015