Karen Brasel

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  • 9098 Citations
  • 48 h-Index
19962020

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2012

Physician reimbursement for critical care services integrating palliative care for patients who are critically ill

Lustbader, D. R., Nelson, J. E., Weissman, D. E., Hays, R. M., Mosenthal, A. C., Mulkerin, C., Puntillo, K. A., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Campbell, M. L., Cortez, T. B. & Curtis, J. R., Mar 2012, In : Chest. 141, 3, p. 787-792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Risks of complications by attending physicians after performing nighttime procedures

Chaudhury, P. K., Warnock, G. L., Whalen, T. V., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cutter, C. S., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Dubois, L., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A. R., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Neumayer, L. A. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Oct 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 55, 5, p. 337-339 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Staged abdominal repairs reduce long-term quality of life

Codner, P. A., Brasel, K. & Deroon-Cassini, T. A., Sep 2012, In : Injury. 43, 9, p. 1513-1516 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support

Schwarze, M. L., Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K. & Alexander, G. C., Jul 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 256, 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Thoraco-abdominal deflection responses of post mortem human surrogates in side impacts.

Yoganandan, N., Humm, J. R., Pintar, F. A., Brasel, K., Rudd, R. W. & Ridella, S. A., Oct 2012, In : Stapp car crash journal. 56, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Use of advance directives for high-risk operations: A national survey of surgeons

Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K., Alexander, C. G. & Schwarze, M. L., Mar 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 255, 3, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2013

Advanced trauma life support (ATLS®): The ninth edition

Brasel, K., May 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 5, p. 1363-1366 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

296 Scopus citations

A latent class model for defining severe hemorrhage: Experience from the PROMMTT study

Rahbar, M. H., Del Junco, D. J., Huang, H., Ning, J., Fox, E. E., Zhang, X., Schreiber, M., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Holcomb, J. B., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Application of the Berlin definition in PROMMTT patients: The impact of resuscitation on the incidence of hypoxemia

Robinson, B. R. H., Cotton, B. A., Pritts, T. A., Branson, R., Holcomb, J. B., Muskat, P., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Del Junco, D. J., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Myers, J. G., Brasel, K., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Rahbar, M. H. & Callcut, R. A., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Barriers to advancement in academic surgery: Views of senior residents and early career faculty

Cochran, A., Elder, W. B., Crandall, M., Brasel, K., Hauschild, T. & Neumayer, L., Nov 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 5, p. 661-666 6 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Choosing and using screening criteria for palliative care consultation in the ICU: A report from the improving palliative care in the ICU (IPAL-ICU) advisory board

Nelson, J. E., Curtis, J. R., Mulkerin, C., Campbell, M., Lustbader, D. R., Mosenthal, A. C., Puntillo, K., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Frontera, J. A., Hays, R. M. & Weissman, D. E., Oct 2013, In : Critical Care Medicine. 41, 10, p. 2318-2327 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Clinical and mechanistic drivers of acute traumatic coagulopathy

Cohen, M. J., Kutcher, M., Redick, B., Nelson, M., Call, M., Knudson, M., Schreiber, M., Bulger, E. M., Muskat, P., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Rahbar, M. H., Brasel, K., Phelan, H. A., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Holcomb, J. B., Cotton, B. A. & Matijevic, N., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Clinical utility of flat inferior vena cava by axial tomography in severely injured elderly patients

Milia, D. J., Dua, A., Paul, J. S., Tolat, P. & Brasel, K., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 6, p. 1002-1005 4 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery for severely obese adults with diabetes

Henteleff, H. J., Birch, D. W., Hallowell, P. T., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Tawlik, T. M. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Oct 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 5, p. 353-355 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Cryoprecipitate use in the PROMMTT study

Holcomb, J. B., Fox, E. E., Zhang, X., White, N., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A., Del Junco, D. J., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Myers, J. G., Brasel, K., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Defining when to initiate massive transfusion: A validation study of individual massive transfusion triggers in PROMMTT patients

Callcut, R. A., Cotton, B. A., Muskat, P., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M., Rahbar, M. H., Cohen, M. J., Knudson, M. M., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Del Junco, D. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H. & Robinson, B. R. H., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Does EMS perceived anatomic injury predict trauma center need?

Lerner, E. B., Roberts, J., Guse, C. E., Shah, M. N., Swor, R., Cushman, J. T., Blatt, A., Jurkovich, G. J. & Brasel, K., Jul 2013, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 17, 3, p. 312-316 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Does opiate use in traumatically injured individuals worsen pain and psychological outcomes

Trevino, C. M., De Roon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Pain. 14, 4, p. 424-430 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Do-not-resuscitate orders in trauma patients may bias mortality-based effect estimates: An evaluation using the PROMMTT study

Wade, C. E., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Cotton, B. A., Cohen, M. J., Muskat, P., Schreiber, M., Rahbar, M. H., Sauer, R. M., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Myers, J. G., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H. & Holcomb, J. B., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Early resuscitation intensity as a surrogate for bleeding severity and early mortality in the PROMMTT study

Rahbar, E., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Harvin, J. A., Holcomb, J. B., Wade, C. E., Schreiber, M., Rahbar, M. H., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Brasel, K., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Cohen, M. J., Muskat, P. & Cotton, B. A., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Efficiency of a four-item posttraumatic stress disorder screen in trauma patients

Hanley, J., Deroon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 4, p. 722-727 6 p.

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31 Scopus citations
36 Scopus citations

Impact of the 80-hour resident work week on mortality and morbidity in trauma patients

Brasel, K., Fata, P. & Flynn, T. C., Jun 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 3, p. 204-206 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Increasing time to operation is associated with decreased survival in patients with a positive FAST examination requiring emergent laparotomy

Barbosa, R. R., Rowell, S., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Brasel, K., Muskat, P., Del Junco, D. J., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E., Rahbar, M. H., Cohen, M. J. & Schreiber, M., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Is there an association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality?

Pawlik, T. M., Urbach, D. R., Halverson, A. L., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cutter, C. S., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Dubois, L., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A. R., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Neumayer, L. A. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Feb 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 1, p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Meaning-making appraisals relevant to adjustment for veterans with spinal cord injury

DeRoon-Cassini, T. A., De St. Aubin, E., Valvano, A. K., Hastings, J. & Brasel, K., 2013, In : Psychological Services. 10, 2, p. 186-193 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

National Trauma Institute prospective evaluation of the ventilator bundle in trauma patients: Does it really work?

Croce, M. A., Brasel, K., Coimbra, R., Adams, C. A., Miller, P. R., Pasquale, M. D., McDonald, C. S., Vuthipadadon, S., Fabian, T. C. & Tolley, E. A., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 2, p. 354-362 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Perceived gender-based barriers to careers in academic surgery

Cochran, A., Hauschild, T., Elder, W. B., Neumayer, L. A., Brasel, K. & Crandall, M. L., Aug 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 2, p. 263-268 6 p.

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87 Scopus citations

Prehospital intravenous fluid is associated with increased survival in trauma patients

Hampton, D. A., Fabricant, L. J., Differding, J., Diggs, B., Underwood, S., De La Cruz, D., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K., Cohen, M. J., Fox, E. E., Alarcon, L. H., Rahbar, M. H., Phelan, H. A., Bulger, E. M., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A. & Schreiber, M., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

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47 Scopus citations

Prenatal counseling beyond the threshold of viability

Govande, V. P., Brasel, K., Das, U. G., Koop, J. I., Lagatta, J. & Basir, M. A., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Perinatology. 33, 5, p. 358-362 5 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Purposeful variable selection and stratification to impute missing Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma data in trauma research

Fuchs, P. A., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Rahbar, M. H., Wade, C. A., Alarcon, L. H., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Muskat, P., Phelan, H. A., Schreiber, M. & Cotton, B. A., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

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2 Scopus citations

Resuscitate early with plasma and platelets or balance blood products gradually: Findings from the PROMMTT study

Del Junco, D. J., Holcomb, J. B., Fox, E. E., Brasel, K., Phelan, H. A., Bulger, E. M., Schreiber, M., Muskat, P., Alarcon, L. H., Cohen, M. J., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E., Myers, J. G. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of care

Paul Olson, T. J., Brasel, K., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Jan 2013, In : Archives of Surgery. 148, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of care

Olson, T. J. P., Brasel, K., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Jan 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Surgeons expect patients to buy-in to postoperative life support preoperatively: Results of a national survey

Schwarze, M. L., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Brasel, K., Jan 2013, In : Critical Care Medicine. 41, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

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57 Scopus citations

The impact of missing trauma data on predicting massive transfusion

Trickey, A. W., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Ning, J., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Muskat, P., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

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13 Scopus citations

The prospective, observational, multicenter, major trauma transfusion (PROMMTT) study: Comparative effectiveness of a time-varying treatment with competing risks

Holcomb, J. B., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M., Alarcon, L. H., Bai, Y., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Cotton, B. A., Matijevic, N., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Phelan, H. A., White, C. E., Zhang, J. & Rahbar, M. H., Feb 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 2, p. 127-136 10 p.

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424 Scopus citations

Time-dependent prediction and evaluation of variable importance using superlearning in high-dimensional clinical data

Hubbard, A., Munoz, I. D., Decker, A., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E., Rahbar, M. H., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Cohen, M. J., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Transfusion of red blood cells in patients with a prehospital Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8 or less and no evidence of shock is associated with worse outcomes

Elterman, J., Brasel, K., Brown, S., Bulger, E., Christenson, J., Kerby, J. D., Kannas, D., Lin, S., Minei, J. P., Rizoli, S., Tisherman, S. & Schreiber, M., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1, p. 8-14 7 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Trauma deserts: Distance from a trauma center, transport times, and mortality from gunshot wounds in Chicago

Crandall, M., Sharp, D., Unger, E., Straus, D., Brasel, K., Hsia, R. & Esposito, T., Jun 2013, In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 6, p. 1103-1109 7 p.

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49 Scopus citations

US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for breast cancer: US Preventive Task Force recommendation statement

Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., N Fitzgerald, G. W., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M., Jun 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 6, p. 1214-1217 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Waiver of consent in noninterventional, observational emergency research: The PROMMTT experience

Fox, E. E., Bulger, E. M., Dickerson, A. S., Del Junco, D. J., Klotz, P., Podbielski, J., Matijevic, N., Brasel, K., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

A consensus-based criterion standard for trauma center need

Lerner, E. B., Willenbring, B. D., Pirrallo, R. G., Brasel, K., Cady, C. E., Colella, M. R., Cooper, A., Cushman, J. T., Gourlay, D. M., Jurkovich, G. J., Newgard, C., Salomone, J. P., Sasser, S. M., Shah, M. N., Swor, R. A. & Wang, S. C., 2014, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76, 4, p. 1157-1163 7 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Addressing the challenges of obtaining functional outcomes in traumatic brain injury research: Missing data patterns, timing of follow-up, and three prognostic models

Zelnick, L. R., Morrison, L. J., Devlin, S. M., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K., Sheehan, K., Minei, J. P., Kerby, J. D., Tisherman, S. A., Rizoli, S., Karmy-Jones, R., Van Heest, R. & Newgard, C., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 31, 11, p. 1029-1038 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Beyond 30-day mortality: Aligning surgical quality with outcomes that patients value

Schwarze, M. L., Brasel, K. & Mosenthal, A. C., 2014, In : JAMA Surgery. 149, 7, p. 631-632 2 p.

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61 Scopus citations

Bile metabolism and lithogenesis

O'Connell, K. & Brasel, K., 2014, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 94, 2, p. 361-375 15 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Cags and acs evidence based reviews in surgery. 48. What is the effect of screening mammography on breast cancer incidence?

Latosinsky, S., Boileau, J. F., Bryant, H. E., Newman, L. A., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M. & 3 others, Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Feb 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 57, 1, p. 67-69 3 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Canadian association of general surgeons, the american college of surgeons, the canadian society of colorectal surgeons and the american society of colorectal surgeons evidence based reviews in surgery - Colorectal surgery

Achkar, J. P., Bressler, B. L., MacLean, A. R., Remzi, F. H., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M. & 3 others, Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M., Feb 2014, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 57, 2, p. 278-281 4 p.

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Canadian association of general surgeons, the American college of surgeons, the Canadian society of colorectal surgeons and the American society of colorectal surgeons evidence based reviews in surgery - colorectal surgery

Mastracci, T. M., Kwaan, M., McFadden, A., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., William, G., Fitzgerald, N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M., 2014, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 57, 12, p. 1448-1450 3 p.

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Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery - Colorectal Surgery

Brasel, K., Birnbaum, E. H., Datta, I., Baxter, N. N., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & 1 others, McKenzie, M., 2014, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 57, 9, p. 1149-1151 3 p.

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