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Other participants in the study included Whitney L. Mills, PhD; Amanda M. Gutierrez; Levi I. Herman, BS; David H. Berger, MD, MHCM, FACS; and Aanand D. Naik, MD.
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Citation: Journal of the American College of Surgeons, February 2013: Vol 216(2): 210-216.e6.
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