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Volume 22, Number 2 / February, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Improved Survival in Osteosarcoma Patients with Atypical Low Vascularization

Pierre Kunz, Joerg Fellenberg, Linda Moskovszky, Zoltan Sápi, Tibor Krenacs, Isidro Machado, Johannes Poeschl, Burkhard Lehner, Miklos Szendrõi, Peter Ruef, Michael Bohlmann, Antonio Llombart Bosch, Volker Ewerbeck, Ralf Kinscherf, Benedikt Fritzsching
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Breast Oncology

Surgical Decision Making for Breast Cancer: Hitting the Sweet Spot Between Paternalism and Consumerism

Todd M. Tuttle MD, Erin E. Burke MD
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Safely Expanding the Use of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers

Amy E. Cyr MD, FACS
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A National Snapshot of Satisfaction with Breast Cancer Procedures

Dunya M. Atisha MD, Christel N. Rushing MS, Gregory P. Samsa PhD, Tracie D. Locklear PhD, Charlie E. Cox MD, E. Shelley Hwang MD, MPH, Michael R. Zenn MD, Andrea L. Pusic MD, MPH, Amy P. Abernethy MD, PhD
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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers: An Interim Analysis and Review of the Literature

Katharine Yao MD, Erik Liederbach BS, Rong Tang MD, Lan Lei MD, Tomasz Czechura MPH, Mark Sisco MD, Michael Howard MD, Peter J. Hulick MD, David J. Winchester MD, Suzanne B. Coopey MD, Barbara L. Smith MD, PhD
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Initial Results with Preoperative Tattooing of Biopsied Axillary Lymph Nodes and Correlation to Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients

Nicole Choy MD, Jafi Lipson MD, Catherine Porter DO, Michael Ozawa MD, Anne Kieryn MD, Sunita Pal MD, Jennifer Kao MD, Long Trinh MD, Amanda Wheeler MD, FACS, Debra Ikeda MD, FACR, Kristin Jensen MD, Kimberly Allison MD, Irene Wapnir MD, FACS
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‘Taking Control of Cancer’: Understanding Women’s Choice for Mastectomy

Andrea M. Covelli MD, PhD(c), Nancy N. Baxter MD, PhD, Margaret I. Fitch MScN, PhD, David R. McCready MD, MSc, Frances C. Wright MD, MEd
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Correlations Between Molecular Subtypes and Pathologic Response Patterns of Breast Cancers After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Hee Jin Lee MD, PhD, In Hye Song MD, An Na Seo MD, PhD, Bora Lim MD, Joo Young Kim MD, Jeong-Ju Lee MD, In Ah Park MD, Jinho Shin MD, Jong Han Yu MD, PhD, Jin-Hee Ahn MD, PhD, Gyungyub Gong MD, PhD
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Impact of Reconstruction and Reoperation on Long-Term Patient-Reported Satisfaction After Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Judy C. Boughey MD, Tanya L. Hoskin MS, Lynn C. Hartmann MD, Joanne L. Johnson RN, Steven R. Jacobson MD, Amy C. Degnim MD, Marlene H. Frost PhD
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The Role of Ultrasound-Guided Lymph Node Biopsy in Axillary Staging of Invasive Breast Cancer in the Post-ACOSOG Z0011 Trial Era

N. C. Verheuvel MSc, MD, I. van den Hoven MD, H. W. A. Ooms MD, PhD, A. C. Voogd PhD, R. M. H. Roumen MD, PhD
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Cannula-Assisted Flap Elevation (CAFE): A Novel Technique for Developing Flaps During Skin-Sparing Mastectomies

Michael D. Grant MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Comparison of Long-Term Outcomes of Colonic Stent as “Bridge to Surgery” and Emergency Surgery for Malignant Large-Bowel Obstruction: A Meta-Analysis

Akihisa Matsuda MD, Masao Miyashita MD, Satoshi Matsumoto MD, Takeshi Matsutani MD, Nobuyuki Sakurazawa MD, Goro Takahashi MD, Taro Kishi MD, Eiji Uchida MD
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Survival Paradox Between Stage IIB/C (T4N0) and Stage IIIA (T1-2N1) Colon Cancer

Min Jung Kim MD, Seung-Yong Jeong MD, PhD, Sang-ji Choi MD, Seung-Bum Ryoo MD, Ji Won Park MD, Kyu Joo Park MD, PhD, Jae Hwan Oh MD, PhD, Sung-Bum Kang MD, PhD, Hyoung-Chul Park MD, PhD, Seung Chul Heo MD, PhD, Jae-Gahb Park MD, PhD
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Clinical Significance of Thrombocytosis Before Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Rectal Cancer: Predicting Pathologic Tumor Response and Oncologic Outcome

Hye Jin Kim MD, Gyu-Seog Choi MD, Jun Seok Park MD, SooYeun Park MD, Kazushige Kawai MD, Toshiaki Watanabe MD
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Incidence and Patterns of Late Recurrences in Rectal Cancer Patients

Vanessa Cottet PhD, Veronique Bouvier MD, Fabien Rollot PhD, Valérie Jooste PhD, Laurent Bedenne MD, PhD, Jean Faivre MD, PhD, Guy Launoy MD, PhD, Anne-Marie Bouvier MD, PhD
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Proposal of New Classification for Stage III Colon Cancer Based on the Lymph Node Ratio: Analysis of 4,172 Patients from Multi-Institutional Database in Japan

Kiichi Sugimoto MD, Kazuhiro Sakamoto MD, Yuichi Tomiki MD, Michitoshi Goto MD, Kenjiro Kotake MD, Kenichi Sugihara MD
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Value of Primary Tumor Gene Signatures in Colon Cancer When National Quality Standards are Adhered to: Preliminary Results of an International Prospective Multicenter Trial

Anton J. Bilchik MD, PhD, Zev A. Wainberg MD, Aviram Nissan MD, Dennis J. Slamon MD, PhD, Mladjan Protic MD, Itzhak Avital MD, Hsiao-Wang Chen MS, David Chen MD, Myung Sim PhD, David Elashoff PhD, Alexander Stojadinovic MD
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Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules in Colorectal-Cancer: Do Radiologists Agree?

Andreas Nordholm-Carstensen MD, Lars N. Jorgensen MD, DMSc, Peer A. Wille-Jørgensen MD, DMSc, Hanne Hansen MD, Henrik Harling MD, DMSc
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Nerve-Guided Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision for Distal Rectal Cancer

Haiyang Zhou MD, Canping Ruan MD, Yanping Sun MD, Jian Zhang MD, Zhiguo Wang MD, Zhiqian Hu MD
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Endocrine Tumors

All Cervical Sonography Is Not Created Equal

Cord Sturgeon MD, MS, FACS
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All Thyroid Ultrasound Evaluations are Not Equal: Sonographers Specialized in Thyroid Cancer Correctly Label Clinical N0 Disease in Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Sarah C. Oltmann MD, David F. Schneider MD, MS, Herbert Chen MD, Rebecca S. Sippel MD
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Assessing Safety and Outcomes in Outpatient versus Inpatient Thyroidectomy using the NSQIP: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of 16,370 Patients

Nima Khavanin BS, Alexei Mlodinow BS, John Y. S. Kim MD, FACS, Jon P. Ver Halen MD, FACS, Anuja K. Antony MD, MPH, FACS, Sandeep Samant MD, FACS
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False-Positive Rate of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography for Presumed Solitary Metastatic Adrenal Disease in Patients with Known Malignancy

Benjamin Kuritzkes MD, Manish Parikh MD, Jonathan Melamed MD, Nicole Hindman MD, H. L. Pachter MD
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Level 7 Disease Does Not Confer Worse Outcome than Level 6 Disease in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Laura Y. Wang MBBS, MS, Frank L. Palmer BA, Dorothy Thomas BA, Iain J. Nixon MBChB, R. Michael Tuttle MD, Jatin P. Shah MD, Snehal G. Patel MD, Ashok R. Shaha MD, Ian Ganly MD, PhD
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Long-Term Outcomes for Older Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Should Another Age Cutoff Beyond 45 Years Be Added?

Brian Hung-Hin Lang MS, FRACS, Chung-Yau Lo MS, FRCS, FACS, Kai Pun Wong MBBS, MRCS, Koon Yat Wan MBBS, FRCR
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Justified Follow-Up: A Final Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone (ioPTH) Over 40 pg/mL is Associated with an Increased Risk of Persistence and Recurrence in Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Mohammad H. Rajaei MD, Alex M. Bentz, David F. Schneider MD, MS, Rebecca S. Sippel MD, Herbert Chen MD, Sarah C. Oltmann MD
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Rare Metastases of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancers: A Systematic Review

Amin Madani MD, Yelda Jozaghi MD, Roger Tabah MD, Jacques How MBChB, Elliot Mitmaker MD MSc FRCS(C)
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Consequence of Restaging After Neoadjuvant Treatment for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

C. Bisschop MD, J. J. J. Tjalma MD, G. A. P. Hospers MD, PhD, D. Van Geldere MD, PhD, J. W. B. de Groot MD, PhD, E. M. Wiegman MD, PhD, M. Van’t Veer-ten Kate MD, PhD, M. G. Havenith MD, PhD, J. Vecht MD, PhD, J. C. Beukema MD, G. Kats-Ugurlu MD, S. V. K. Mahesh MD, B. van Etten MD, PhD, K. Havenga MD, PhD, J. G. M. Burgerhof MSc, D. J. A. de Groot MD, PhD, W. H. de Vos tot Nederveen Cappel MD, Ph
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Conditional Survival after Surgical Resection of Gastric Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Yuhree Kim MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Gaya Spolverato MD, Malcolm H. Squires MD, George Poultsides MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Konstantinos Votanopoulos MD, Alexandra W. Acher BE, Linda X. Jin BS, William G. Hawkins MD, Carl Schmidt MD, David Kooby MD, David Worhunsky MD, Neil Saunders MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Edward A. Levine MD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, Timothy M. Pawlik M
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Tumor Size as a Recommendable Variable for Accuracy of the Prognostic Prediction of Gastric Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis of 1,521 Patients

Jingyu Deng MD, Rupeng Zhang MD, Yuan Pan MD, Xuewei Ding MD, Mingzhi Cai MD, Yong Liu MD, Honggen Liu MD, Tao Bao MD, Xuguang Jiao MD, Xishan Hao MD, Han Liang MD
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Does the Extent of Resection Impact Survival for Duodenal Adenocarcinoma? Analysis of 1,611 Cases

Jordan M. Cloyd MD, Jeffrey A. Norton MD, Brendan C. Visser MD, George A. Poultsides MD
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Does Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Improve the Prognosis of Gastric Cancer After an R1 Resection? Results from a Dutch Cohort Study

Jurriën Stiekema MD, Anouk K. Trip MD, Edwin P. M. Jansen MD, PhD, Mieke J. Aarts PhD, Henk Boot MD, PhD, Annemieke Cats MD, PhD, Olga Balague Ponz MD, PhD, Patrycja L. Gradowska PhD, Marcel Verheij MD, PhD, Johanna W. van Sandick MD, PhD
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Gastric Cancer and Synchronous Hepatic Metastases: Is It Possible to Recognize Candidates to R0 Resection?

Guido Alberto Massimo Tiberio MD, Gian Luca Baiocchi MD, Paolo Morgagni MD, Daniele Marrelli MD, Alberto Marchet MD, Chiara Cipollari MD, Luigina Graziosi MD, Silvia Ministrini MD, Giovanni Vittimberga MD, Annibale Donini MD, Donato Nitti MD, Franco Roviello MD, Arianna Coniglio MD, Giovanni de Manzoni MD
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Surgical Treatment of Adenocarcinomas of the Gastro-esophageal Junction

K. Parry MD, L. Haverkamp MD, R. C. G. Bruijnen MD, P. D. Siersema MD, PhD, J. P. Ruurda MD, PhD, R. van Hillegersberg MD, PhD
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Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Improves Histological Results Compared with Perioperative Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Guillaume Luc MD, Véronique Vendrely MD, Eric Terrebonne MD, Laurence Chiche MD-PhD, Denis Collet MD-PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Positron Emission Tomography–Laparoscopy Based Method in the Prediction of Complete Cytoreduction in Platinum-Sensitive Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Francesco Fanfani MD, Giorgia Monterossi MD, Anna Fagotti MD, PhD, Valerio Gallotta MD, Barbara Costantini MD, Giuseppe Vizzielli MD, Marco Petrillo MD, Maria Vittoria Carbone MD, Giovanni Scambia MD
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Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Recurrent Ovarian Carcinoma: Analysis of 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality

James Cripe MD, Jill Tseng MD, Ramez Eskander MD, Amanda Nickles Fader MD, Edward Tanner MD, Robert Bristow MD, MBA
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Head and Neck Oncology

Cytoplasmic iASPP Expression as a Novel Prognostic Indicator in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Ji Won Kim MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD, Yangsoon Park MD, Kyung-Ja Cho MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Sang Yoon Kim MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Liver Resection for Metastatic Disease After Y90 Radioembolization: A Case Series with Long-Term Follow-Up

Leonard R. Henry MD, FACS, Richard B. Hostetter MD, FACS, Brittany Ressler, Ingrid Bowser RNNP, Min Yan MD, PhD, Houman Vaghefi MD, PhD, John Abad MD, FACS, Seza Gulec MD, FACS, Roderich E. Schwarz MD, PhD, FACS
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Melanomas

In-transit Melanoma Metastases: Incidence, Prognosis, and the Role of Lymphadenectomy

Georgia Beasley, Douglas Tyler
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In-transit Melanoma Metastases: Incidence, Prognosis, and the Role of Lymphadenectomy

Rebecca L. Read MBBS, DPhil, Lauren Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Robyn P. M. Saw MBMS, Michael J. Quinn MBBS, Kerwin Shannon MBBS, Andrew J. Spillane MD, Jonathan R. Stretch MBBS, DPhil, Richard A. Scolyer MD, John F. Thompson MD
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Burden of Disease Predicts Response to Isolated Limb Infusion with Melphalan and Actinomycin D in Melanoma

Diego J. Muilenburg MD, Georgia M. Beasley MD, Zachary J. Thompson PhD, Ji-Hyun Lee DrPh, Douglas S. Tyler MD, Jonathan S. Zager MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Blood Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Survival in Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Treated with Chemotherapy

Guopei Luo MD, PhD, Meng Guo PhD, Zuqiang Liu MD, Zhiwen Xiao MD, Kaizhou Jin MD, PhD, Jiang Long MD, PhD, Liang Liu MD, PhD, Chen Liu MD, PhD, Jin Xu MD, PhD, Quanxing Ni MD, Xianjun Yu MD, PhD
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Preoperative FDG-PET Predicts Early Recurrence and a Poor Prognosis After Resection of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Tatsuma Yamamoto MD, Teiichi Sugiura MD, Takashi Mizuno MD, Yukiyasu Okamura MD, Takeshi Aramaki MD, Masahiro Endo MD, Katsuhiko Uesaka MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Risk Factors for Weight Loss Among Patients Surviving 5 Years After Esophageal Cancer Surgery

Lena Martin RD, PhD, Pernilla Lagergren RN, PhD
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Distribution of Lymph Node Metastasis and Clinical Validity of Gastric Tube Reconstruction in Lower Thoracic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Gastric Invasion

Satoru Matsuda MD, Yasuhiro Tsubosa MD, PhD, Masahiro Niihara MD, Hiroshi Sato MD, PhD, Katsushi Takebayashi MD, Keisuke Kawamorita MD, Keita Mori MSc, Takahiro Tsushima MD, Hirofumi Yasui MD, Hiroya Takeuchi MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Salvage Lymphadenectomy Versus Salvage Radiotherapy/Chemoradiotherapy for Recurrence in Cervical Lymph Node After Curative Resection of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Xiao Ma MD, Kuaile Zhao MD, Wei Guo MD, Su Yang MD, Xiaoli Zhu MD, Jiaqing Xiang MD, Yawei Zhang MD, Hecheng Li MD
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Genome-wide Association Study of Survival in Early-stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Shaowen Tang MD, PhD, Yun Pan MD, Yi Wang MD, Lingmin Hu MD, PhD, Songyu Cao MS, Minjie Chu MD, Juncheng Dai MD, PhD, Yongqian Shu MD, PhD, Lin Xu MD, PhD, Jiaping Chen MS, Guangfu Jin MD, PhD, Zhibin Hu MD, PhD, Hongxia Ma MD, PhD, Hongbing Shen MD, PhD
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Gallium-68 Neomannosylated Human Serum Albumin-Based PET/CT Lymphoscintigraphy for Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Jae Seon Eo MD, PhD, Hyun Koo Kim MD, PhD, Sungeun Kim MD, PhD, Yun-Sang Lee PhD, Jae Min Jeong PhD, Young Ho Choi MD, PhD
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Benefit of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Resection of Stage II (T1-2N1M0) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients

Mark F. Berry MD, Brooke K. Coleman MD, Lesley H. Curtis PhD, Mathias Worni MD, MHS, Thomas A. D’Amico MD, Igor Akushevich PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Decreased Expression of FOXJ1 is a Potential Prognostic Predictor for Progression and Poor Survival of Gastric Cancer

Jing Wang MD, Xiqiang Cai MD, Limin Xia MD, Jinfeng Zhou MD, Jing Xin PhD, Muhan Liu PhD, Xin Shang MD, Jian Liu MD, Xiaowei Li MD, Zhangqian Chen MD, Yongzhan Nie MD, PhD, Daiming Fan MD, PhD
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Urologic Oncology

Prognostic Impact of Time to Undetectable Prostate-Specific Antigen in Patients with Positive Surgical Margins Following Radical Prostatectomy

Kyo Chul Koo, Patrick Tuliao, Christos Komninos, Young Deuk Choi, Byung Ha Chung, Sung Joon Hong, Sun Ha Jee, Koon Ho Rha
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