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Volume 19, Number 1 / January, 2012

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Incorporation of Adjuvant Therapy into the Multimodality Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors of the Stomach in the United States

Karl Y. Bilimoria MD, MS, Jeffrey D. Wayne MD, Ryan P. Merkow MD, Daniel E. Abbott MD, Janice N. Cormier MD, MPH, Barry W. Feig MD, Kelly K. Hunt MD, Peter W. T. Pisters MD, Raphael Pollock MD, PhD, David J. Bentrem MD, MS
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Electrochemotherapy in the Treatment of Kaposi Sarcoma Cutaneous Lesions: A Two-Center Prospective Phase II Trial

Pietro Curatolo MD, Pietro Quaglino MD, Federica Marenco MD, Monica Mancini MD, Tiziana Nardò MD, Claudio Mortera MD, Roberta Rotunno MD, Stefano Calvieri MD, Maria Grazia Bernengo MD
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Paclitaxel-Eluting Polymer Film Reduces Locoregional Recurrence and Improves Survival in a Recurrent Sarcoma Model: A Novel Investigational Therapy

Rong Liu MD, PhD, Jesse B. Wolinsky PhD, Paul J. Catalano ScD, Lucian R. Chirieac MD, Andrew J. Wagner MD, PhD, Mark W. Grinstaff PhD, Yolonda L. Colson MD, PhD, Chandrajit P. Raut MD, MSc
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Breast Oncology

Analysis of Margin Index as a Method for Predicting Residual Disease After Breast-Conserving Surgery in a European Cancer Center

Jarlath C. Bolger MB, Jacqueline G. Solon MRCSI, Colm Power FRCSI, Arnold D. K. Hill FRCSI
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Risk Factor for Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Microinvasive Breast Cancer

Beom Seok Ko, Woo Sung Lim, Hee Jeong Kim, Jong Han Yu, Jong Won Lee, Su Bum Kwan, Yu Mi Lee, Byung Ho Son, Gyung Yup Gong, Sei Hyun Ahn MD, PhD
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Usefulness of the Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Predicting Short- and Long-Term Mortality in Breast Cancer Patients

Basem Azab MD, Vijaya R. Bhatt MBBS, Jaya Phookan MD, Srujitha Murukutla MBBS, Nina Kohn MA, Terenig Terjanian MD, Warren D. Widmann MD
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A 10-Year Trend Analysis of Sentinel Lymph Node Frozen Section and Completion Axillary Dissection for Breast Cancer: Are These Procedures Becoming Obsolete?

Walter P. Weber MD, Mitchel Barry MD, Michelle M. Stempel MPH, Manuela J. Junqueira MD, Anne A. Eaton MS, Sujata M. Patil PhD, Monica Morrow MD, Hiram S. Cody III MD
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Changes in Psychosocial Functioning 1 Year After Mastectomy Alone, Delayed Breast Reconstruction, or Immediate Breast Reconstruction

Kelly A. Metcalfe RN, PhD, John Semple MD, May-Lynn Quan MD, Susan T. Vadaparampil PhD, Claire Holloway MD, Mitch Brown MD, Bethanne Bower BA, Ping Sun PhD, Steven A. Narod MD
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Outcomes for Patients who Develop Both Breast and Colorectal Cancer

Carla S. Fisher MD, Mitchell S. Wachtel MD, Julie A. Margenthaler MD
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MRI Versus Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) in Newly Diagnosed Ductal Cell Carcinoma-in-situ: A Prospective Head-to-Head Trial

Jessica L. Keto MD, Laurie Kirstein MD, Diana P. Sanchez BS, Tamara Fulop MD, Laura McPartland BS, Ilona Cohen MD, Susan K. Boolbol MD
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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Is Associated with Improved Survival Compared with Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Only after Complete Pathologic Response

Carla S. Fisher MD, Cynthia X. Ma MD, William E. Gillanders MD, Rebecca L. Aft PhD, Timothy J. Eberlein MD, Feng Gao PhD, Julie A. Margenthaler MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Role of Radiation in Intermediate-Risk Rectal Cancer

Marco Zoccali MD, Alessandro Fichera MD
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Antigen-Directed Cancer Surgery for Primary Colorectal Cancer: 15-Year Survival Analysis

Stephen P. Povoski MD, Ioannis S. Hatzaras MD, MPH, Cathy M. Mojzisik RN, MS, Mark W. Arnold MD, George H. Hinkle RPh, MS, Charles L. Hitchcock MD, PhD, Donn C. Young PhD, Edward W. Martin Jr. MD
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Recurrence Following Hepatectomy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Development of a Model that Predicts Patterns of Recurrence and Survival

Charles R. St. Hill MD, Ryaz B. Chagpar MD, MS, Glenda G. Callender MD, Russell E. Brown MD, Juliana E. Gilbert BA, Robert C. G. Martin II MD, PhD, Kelly M. McMasters MD, PhD, Charles R. Scoggins MD, MBA, FACS
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Overexpression of RhoGDI2 Correlates with Tumor Progression and Poor Prognosis in Colorectal Carcinoma

Xianzheng Li BSc, Jianmei Wang BSc, Xiaojing Zhang MSc, Yuanfeng Zeng PhD, Li Liang PhD, Yanqing Ding MD
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Robotic Coloanal Anastomosis with or without Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Cancer: Starting with the Perianal Approach Followed by Robotic Procedure

Jeonghyun Kang MD, Hyuk Hur MD, Byung Soh Min MD, Kang Young Lee MD, PhD, Nam Kyu Kim MD, PhD
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Endocrine Tumors

Bilaterality in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Does It Influence Prognosis?

Jason D. Prescott MD, PhD, Sareh Parangi MD
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Poorer Prognosis and Higher Prevalence of BRAFV600E Mutation in Synchronous Bilateral Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Weibin Wang MD, PhD, Wenhe Zhao MD, Haiyong Wang MD, PhD, Xiaodong Teng MD, Haohao Wang MD, PhD, Xiangheng Chen MD, Zhongqi Li MD, Xiongfei Yu MD, Thomas J. Fahey III MD, Lisong Teng MD, PhD
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Simultaneous Medullary and Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Novel Entity?

Andreas Machens MD, Henning Dralle MD
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules

Linda Bohacek MD, Mira Milas MD, Jamie Mitchell MD, Allan Siperstein MD, Eren Berber MD
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The Diagnostic Values of Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration in Subcentimeter-Sized Thyroid Nodules

Hee Jung Moon MD, Eunju Son MD, PhD, Eun-Kyung Kim MD, PhD, Jung Hyun Yoon MD, Jin Young Kwak MD, PhD
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Impact of Routine Unilateral Central Neck Dissection on Preablative and Postablative Stimulated Thyroglobulin Levels after Total Thyroidectomy in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Brian Hung-Hin Lang MS, Kai Pun Wong MBBS, Koon Yat Wan MBBS, Chung Yau Lo MS
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Is Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy After Cytoreductive Surgery Efficient? Knowing Whether It Is or Not Appears Secondary!

Dominique Elias MD, PhD
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HIPEC for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Does an Associated Urologic Procedure Increase Morbidity?

C. Honoré MD, A. Souadka MD, D. Goéré MD, F. Dumont MD, F. Deschamps MD, D. Elias MD, PhD
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The Role of Cytoreductive Surgery and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) in Patients with High-Grade Appendiceal Carcinoma and Extensive Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Hatem El Halabi MD, Vadim Gushchin MD, Jennifer Francis, Nicholas Athas PA, Ryan MacDonald PhD, Carol Nieroda MD, Kimberly Studeman MD, Armando Sardi MD
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Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula and the Risk Factors of Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer

Xiaohua Jiang MD, Naoki Hiki MD, Souya Nunobe MD, Koshi Kumagai MD, Kyoko Nohara MD, Takeshi Sano MD, Toshiharu Yamaguchi MD
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Prognostic Significance of Lymph Node Metastases in Patients with High-Grade Appendiceal Cancer

Hatem El Halabi MD, Vadim Gushchin MD, Jennifer Francis, Nicholas Athas PA, Ryan MacDonald PhD, Carol Nieroda MD, Kimberly Studeman MD, Armando Sardi MD
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Twist1 Is an Independent Prognostic Factor of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Associated with Its Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transition

Keun-Woo Lee BS, Jeong Hoon Kim PhD, Songying Han MD, Chang-Ohk Sung MD, In-Gu Do MD, Young-hyeh Ko MD, Sung Hee Um PhD, Seok-Hyung Kim MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Lymphoceles, Lymphorrhea, and Lymphedema after Laparoscopic and Open Endometrial Cancer Staging

Fabio Ghezzi MD, Stefano Uccella MD, Antonella Cromi PhD, Giorgio Bogani MD, Claudio Robba MD, Maurizio Serati MD, Pierfrancesco Bolis MD
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Reduction/Prevention of Lower Extremity Lymphedema after Pelvic and Para-aortic Lymphadenectomy for Patients with Gynecologic Malignancies

Hitoshi Hareyama MD, Kumiko Ito MD, Kenichi Hada MD, Akiko Uchida MD, Yukitoki Hayakashi MD, Emi Hirayama MD, Mamoru Oikawa MD, Kazuhiko Okuyama MD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Cutaneous Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Regional Metastases: The Prognostic Importance of Soft Tissue Metastases and Extranodal Spread

Wendy Kelder MD, PhD, Ardalan Ebrahimi MBBS (Hons), FRACS, Veronique-Isabelle Forest MSc, FRCSC, Kan Gao BEng, Rajmohan Murali MBBS, MD, FRCPA, Jonathan R. Clark MBBS FRACS
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

2011 Society of Surgical Oncology Heritage Award: Honoring Kirby I. Bland, MD

William G. Cance MD
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Does Chemotherapy Prior to Emergency Surgery Affect Patient Outcomes? Examination of 1912 Patients

Michael C. Sullivan MD, Sanziana A. Roman MD, Julie A. Sosa MD, MA
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Timing of Preoperative Pharmacoprophylaxis for Pancreatic Surgery Patients: A Venous Thromboembolism Reduction Initiative

Caroline E. Reinke MD, MSPH, Jeffrey A. Drebin MD, PhD, Susan Kreider RN, MS, Craig Kean MS, Andrew Resnick MD, MBA, Steven Raper MD, Rachel R. Kelz MD, MSCE
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Impact of Radiation Therapy Sequence on Survival Among Patients With Resected Pancreatic Head Ductal Carcinoma

Jan Franko MD, PhD, Dev R. Puri MD, Charles D. Goldman MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Preoperative FDG-PET Predicts Recurrence Patterns in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Koji Kitamura MD, PhD, Etsuro Hatano MD, PhD, Tatsuya Higashi MD, PhD, Satoru Seo MD, PhD, Yuji Nakamoto MD, PhD, Kenya Yamanaka MD, Taku Iida MD, PhD, Kojiro Taura MD, PhD, Kentaro Yasuchika MD, PhD, Shinji Uemoto MD, PhD
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Neither Preoperative Computed Tomography nor Intra-Operative Examination can Predict Metastatic Lymph Node in the Hepatic Pedicle in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Cédric Rau MD, Benjamin Blanc MD, Maxime Ronot MD, Safi Dokmak MD, Béatrice Aussilhou MD, Sandrine Faivre MD, Valérie Vilgrain MD, Valérie Paradis MD, Jacques Belghiti MD
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Melanomas

Incomplete Sentinel Node Biopsy Is Not Clearly Related to Survival or Regional Recurrence in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients

Nicholas C. Lee MBBS, Andrew J. Spillane MD, Tony C. Y. Pang MBBS, MBiostat, Lauren E. Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Roger F. Uren PhD
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Validation of Statistical Predictive Models Meant to Select Melanoma Patients for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Michael S. Sabel MD, John D. Rice MSPH, Kent A. Griffith MPH, Lori Lowe MD, Sandra L. Wong MD, Alfred E. Chang MD, Timothy M. Johnson MD, Jeremy M. G. Taylor PhD
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Neuro-Oncology

Early Surgical Experience with Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Approach for Patients with Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression (MESCC) to Poor Prognoses

Flavio Tancioni MD, Pierina Navarria MD, Federico Pessina MD, Simona Marcheselli MD, Elisa Rognone MD, Pietro Mancosu PhD, Armando Santoro MD, Riccardo Rodriguez Y. Baena MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Survival after Resection of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Results from a Single Institution over Three Decades

Jordan M. Winter MD, Murray F. Brennan MD, Laura H. Tang MD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD, Yuman Fong MD, David S. Klimstra MD, William R. Jarnagin MD, Peter J. Allen MD
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Preservation of the Pyloric Ring Has Little Value in Surgery for Pancreatic Head Cancer: A Comparative Study Comparing Three Surgical Procedures

Tsutomu Fujii MD, PhD, FACS, Mitsuro Kanda MD, PhD, Yasuhiro Kodera MD, PhD, FACS, Shunji Nagai MD, PhD, Tevfik T. Sahin MD, Masamichi Hayashi MD, Akiyuki Kanzaki MD, Suguru Yamada MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Sugimoto MD, PhD, Shuji Nomoto MD, PhD, Shin Takeda MD, PhD, Satoshi Morita PhD, Akimasa Nakao MD, PhD, FACS
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Thoracic Oncology

Preoperative Chemotherapy for Localized Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus? We Should Go Back to the Drawing Board!

Jaffer A. Ajani MD, Stephen G. Swisher MD
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A Randomized Trial Comparing Postoperative Adjuvant Chemotherapy with Cisplatin and 5-Fluorouracil Versus Preoperative Chemotherapy for Localized Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thoracic Esophagus (JCOG9907)

Nobutoshi Ando MD, FACS, Hoichi Kato MD, Hiroyasu Igaki MD, Masayuki Shinoda MD, Soji Ozawa MD, FACS, Hideaki Shimizu MD, Tsutomu Nakamura MD, Hiroshi Yabusaki MD, Norio Aoyama MD, Akira Kurita MD, Kenichiro Ikeda MD, Tatsuo Kanda MD, Toshimasa Tsujinaka MD, Kenichi Nakamura MD, Haruhiko Fukuda MD
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Radiofrequency Ablation of Concomitant and Recurrent Pulmonary Metastases after Surgery for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Terence C. Chua BScMed (Hons), MBBS, Ihssan Al-Alem MBBS, Jing Zhao MD, Derek Glenn MBBS, Winston Liauw MBBS, David L. Morris MD, PhD
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Perioperative Blood Transfusion Practices in Oncologic Thoracic Surgery: When, Why, and How

Francesco Petrella MD, Davide Radice MSc, Maria Giovanna Randine MSc, Alessandro Borri MD, Domenico Galetta MD, Roberto Gasparri MD, Stefano Donghi MD, Monica Casiraghi MD, Adele Tessitore MD, Juliana Guarize MD, Alessandro Pardolesi MD, Piergiorgio Solli MD, Giulia Veronesi MD, Lorenzo Spaggiari MD
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Comparison of Clinical and Surgical-Pathological Staging in IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Bernd Muehling MD, Caren Wehrmann cand.med., Alexander Oberhuber MD, Hubert Schelzig MD, Thomas Barth MD, Karl Heinz Orend MD
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Different Characteristics of Thymomas With and Without Myasthenia Gravis

Lei Yu MD, Xiao-jun Zhang MD, Shan Ma MD, Yun Jing MD, Fei Li MD, Mark J. Krasna MD
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Intrathoracic Anastomotic Leakage and Mortality After Esophageal Cancer Resection: A Population-Based Study

Martin Rutegård MD, PhD, Pernilla Lagergren RN, PhD, Ioannis Rouvelas MD, PhD, Jesper Lagergren MD, PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Is Associated with Relapse and Prognosis of Patients with Colorectal Cancer

Dake Chu MD, Zhengwei Zhao MD, Yi Zhou MD, Yunming Li PhD, Jipeng Li MD, Jianyong Zheng MD, Qingchuan Zhao MD, Weizhong Wang MD
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Survivin-Mediated Cancer Cell Migration Through GRP78 and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) Marker Expression in Mahlavu Cells

Cheng-Jeng Tai MD, Hung Chin-Sheng MD, Li-Jen Kuo MD, Po-Li Wei MD, PhD, Hsuan-Hsuan Lu PhD, Hsin-An Chen MD, Tsan-Zon Liu PhD, Jun-Jen Liu PhD, Der-Zen Liu PhD, Yuan-Soon Ho PhD, Chih-Hsiung Wu MD, PhD, Yu-Jia Chang PhD
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Genomic Instability Measured by Inter-(Simple Sequence Repeat) PCR and High-Resolution Microsatellite Instability are Prognostic of Colorectal Carcinoma Survival After Surgical Resection

Bruce M. Brenner MD, Helen Swede PhD, Beth A. Jones PhD, Garth R. Anderson PhD, Daniel L. Stoler PhD
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Urologic Oncology

Assessment of Oncologic Control Obtained After Open Versus Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy for Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Carcinomas (UUT-UCs): Results from a Large French Multicenter Collaborative Study

Mehdi Mokhtar Ariane MD, Pierre Colin MD, Adil Ouzzane MD, Geraldine Pignot MD, PhD, Marie Audouin MD, Jean-Nicolas Cornu MD, Baptiste Albouy MD, Julien Guillotreau MD, Yann Neuzillet MD, PhD, Sébastien Crouzet MD, Sophie Hurel MD, Frederic Arroua MD, Pierre Bigot MD, Charles Marchand MD, Pierre Olivier Fais MD, Alexandre de la Taille MD, PhD, Fabien Saint MD, PhD, Emmanuel Ravier MD, Alexandre Ma
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Development and Validation of a Reference Table for Prediction of Postoperative Mortality Rate in Patients Treated with Radical Cystectomy: A Population-based Study

Firas Abdollah MD, Maxine Sun BSc, Jan Schmitges MD, Rodolphe Thuret MD, Orchidee Djahangirian MD, Claudio Jeldres MD, Zhe Tian BSc, Shahrokh F. Shariat MD, Paul Perrotte MD, Francesco Montorsi MD, Pierre I. Karakiewicz MD
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