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    Anthony W. Kim

    TitleProfessor of Clinical Surgery, Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentSurgery
    Address1520 SAN PABLO
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
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      Dr. Kim, an internationally recognized thoracic surgeon and surgical teacher, leads the thoracic surgery division and program, providing excellence in designing thoracic courses, case studies, and research projects. His area of expertise is thoracic oncology with a focus on minimally invasive thoracic surgery, including both thoracoscopic and robotic platforms.

      He has served on committees in several international organizations, including the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American College of Chest Physicians, Society of University Surgeons, and the Association for Academic Surgery.

      Dr. Kim is a superb teacher, having been recognized with several honors and awards, including the Francis Gilman Blake Award for Outstanding Teaching of the Medical Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine. As with all our surgical faculty, Dr. Kim carries on the tradition of providing beyond exceptional surgical education, care, and scholarship to students, patients, and medical sciences.


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      1. Tchouta LN, Park HS, Boffa DJ, Blasberg JD, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Response. Chest. 2017 Apr; 151(4):942-943. PMID: 28390633.
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      2. Salazar MC, Rosen JE, Wang Z, Arnold BN, Thomas DC, Herbst RS, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Blasberg JD, Boffa DJ. Association of Delayed Adjuvant Chemotherapy With Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jan 05. PMID: 28056112.
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      3. Thomas DC, Arnold BN, Rosen JE, Salazar MC, Blasberg JD, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Kim A. Defining outcomes of patients with clinical stage I small cell lung cancer upstaged at surgery. Lung Cancer. 2017 Jan; 103:75-81. PMID: 28024700.
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      4. Stahl JM, Corso CD, Verma V, Park HS, Nath SK, Husain ZA, Simone CB, Kim A, Decker RH. Trends in stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage I small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2017 Jan; 103:11-16. PMID: 28024690.
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      5. Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Kim A, Tanoue LT. The 8(th) Edition Lung Cancer Stage Classification. Chest. 2016 Oct 22. PMID: 27780786.
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      6. Gao SJ, Corso CD, Blasberg JD, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Kim A. Role of Adjuvant Therapy for Node-Negative Lung Cancer Invading the Chest Wall. Clin Lung Cancer. 2016 Oct 17. PMID: 27890561.
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      7. Gao SJ, Corso CD, Wang EH, Blasberg JD, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Kim A. Timing of Surgery after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Oct 5. PMID: 27720827.
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      8. Rosen JE, Salazar MC, Dharmarajan K, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Length of Stay From the Hospital Perspective: Practice of Early Discharge Is Not Associated With Increased Readmission Risk After Lung Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg. 2016 Aug 25. PMID: 27564681.
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      9. Jawitz OK, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Blasberg JD, Kim A. The differential impact of preoperative comorbidity on perioperative outcomes following thoracoscopic and open lobectomies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan; 51(1):169-174. PMID: 27458143.
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      10. Jawitz OK, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Kim A. Estimating the Annual Incremental Cost of Several Complications Following Pulmonary Lobectomy. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Summer; 28(2):531-540. PMID: 28043473.
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      11. Kim A. Another freak of nature? Dysphagia hemangioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep; 152(3):e63. PMID: 27426962.
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      12. Arnold BN, Thomas DC, Rosen JE, Salazar MC, Blasberg JD, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Lung Cancer in the Very Young: Treatment and Survival in the National Cancer Data Base. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jul; 11(7):1121-31. PMID: 27103511.
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      13. DeLuzio MR, Keshava HB, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. A model for predicting prolonged length of stay in patients undergoing anatomical lung resection: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database study. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 23(2):208-15. PMID: 27073262.
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      14. Rosen JE, Salazar MC, Wang Z, Yu JB, Decker RH, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Lobectomy versus stereotactic body radiotherapy in healthy patients with stage I lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul; 152(1):44-54.e9. PMID: 27131846.
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      15. Rosen JE, Keshava HB, Yao X, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. The Natural History of Operable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1850-5. PMID: 27041452.
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      16. Salazar MC, Rosen JE, Arnold BN, Thomas DC, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Blasberg JD, Boffa DJ. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for T3 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Additional Tumor Nodules in the Same Lobe. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jul; 11(7):1090-100. PMID: 27013407.
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      17. Jean RA, DeLuzio MR, Kraev AI, Wang G, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Kim A. Analyzing Risk Factors for Morbidity and Mortality after Lung Resection for Lung Cancer Using the NSQIP Database. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):992-1000.e1. PMID: 27118714.
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      18. Sandler BJ, Wang Z, Hancock JG, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Gender, Age, and Comorbidity Status Predict Improved Survival with Adjuvant Chemotherapy Following Lobectomy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancers Larger than 4 cm. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb; 23(2):638-45. PMID: 26474557.
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      19. Dinga Madou I, Callender GG, Kim A. Something old, something new: Marrying 2 approaches to resect an ectopic parathyroid adenoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):e33-4. PMID: 26806514.
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      20. Liu GZ, Jawitz OK, Zheng D, Gusberg RJ, Kim A. Reflective Writing for Medical Students on the Surgical Clerkship: Oxymoron or Antidote? J Surg Educ. 2016 Mar-Apr; 73(2):296-304. PMID: 26794901.
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      21. Wang EH, Corso CD, Park HS, Chen AB, Wilson LD, Kim A, Decker RH, Yu JB. Association Between Radiation Dose and Outcomes With Postoperative Radiotherapy for N0-N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 29. PMID: 26523443.
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      22. Corso CD, Rutter CE, Park HS, Lester-Coll NH, Kim A, Wilson LD, Husain ZA, Lilenbaum RC, Yu JB, Decker RH. Role of Chemoradiotherapy in Elderly Patients With Limited-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 20; 33(36):4240-6. PMID: 26481366.
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      23. Assi R, Kim A. Reply: To PMID 25497070. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 100(4):1511-2. PMID: 26434472.
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      24. Kim A. Pioneers paying it forward. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(6):1422-3. PMID: 26573346.
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      25. Kim A. Readmissions and the law of unintended consequences. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov; 150(5):1030-1. PMID: 26546196.
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      26. Rutter CE, Park HS, Corso CD, Yeboa DN, Mancini BR, Lester-Coll NH, Kim A, Decker RH. Comparison of survival outcomes among standard radiotherapy regimens in limited-stage small cell lung cancer patients receiving concurrent chemoradiation. Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov; 90(2):243-8. PMID: 26277031.
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      27. Wang EH, Corso CD, Rutter CE, Park HS, Chen AB, Kim A, Wilson LD, Decker RH, Yu JB. Postoperative Radiation Therapy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival in Incompletely Resected Stage II and III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 1; 33(25):2727-34. PMID: 26101240.
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      28. Wang EH, Rutter CE, Corso CD, Decker RH, Wilson LD, Kim A, Yu JB, Park HS. Patients Selected for Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiation at High-volume Facilities Achieve Improved Survival in Stage III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jun; 10(6):937-43. PMID: 25738221.
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      29. Corso CD, Park HS, Kim A, Yu JB, Husain Z, Decker RH. Racial disparities in the use of SBRT for treating early-stage lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2015 Aug; 89(2):133-8. PMID: 26051446.
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      30. Husain ZA, Kim A, Yu JB, Decker RH, Corso CD. Defining the High-Risk Population for Mortality After Resection of Early Stage NSCLC. Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov; 16(6):e183-7. PMID: 25979646.
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      31. Liu J, Hancock JG, Moreno AC, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Evaluating the fate of patients who undergo resections of very large, node-negative lung cancers using the National Cancer DataBase. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 49(2):596-601. PMID: 25890936.
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      32. Yu JB, Soulos PR, Cramer LD, Decker RH, Kim A, Gross CP. Comparative effectiveness of surgery and radiosurgery for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2015 Jul 15; 121(14):2341-9. PMID: 25847699.
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      33. DeLuzio MR, Moores C, Dhamija A, Wang Z, Cha C, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Resection of oligometastatic lung cancer to the pancreas may yield a survival benefit in select patients--a systematic review. Pancreatology. 2015 Sep-Oct; 15(5):456-62. PMID: 25900320.
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      34. Kim A. Recognizing immense potential and iterating toward greatness. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Apr; 149(4):980-1. PMID: 25906713.
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      35. Kim A. Editorial commentary: Endoscopically closing doors. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014; 26(4):285-6. PMID: 25837539.
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      36. Combs SE, Hancock JG, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Bolstering the case for lobectomy in stages I, II, and IIIA small-cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Feb; 10(2):316-23. PMID: 25319182.
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      37. Kim A. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 99(1):263-4. PMID: 25555944.
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      38. Corso CD, Rutter CE, Wilson LD, Kim A, Decker RH, Husain ZA. Re-evaluation of the role of postoperative radiotherapy and the impact of radiation dose for non-small-cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Database. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jan; 10(1):148-55. PMID: 25325781.
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      39. Assaad S, Kyriakides T, Tellides G, Kim A, Perkal M, Perrino A. Extravascular Lung Water and Tissue Perfusion Biomarkers After Lung Resection Surgery Under a Normovolemic Fluid Protocol. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Aug; 29(4):977-83. PMID: 25922205.
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      40. Hancock JG, Rosen JE, Antonicelli A, Moreno A, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Impact of adjuvant treatment for microscopic residual disease after non-small cell lung cancer surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):406-13. PMID: 25528723.
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      41. Assi R, Wong DJ, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Chupp GL, Kim A. Hospital readmission after pulmonary lobectomy is not affected by surgical approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):393-8. PMID: 25497070.
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      42. Corso CD, Park HS, Moreno AC, Kim A, Yu JB, Husain ZA, Decker RH. Stage I Lung SBRT Clinical Practice Patterns. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 10. PMID: 25503436.
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      43. Kim A. Delayed gratification is better than no gratification. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 149(3):751. PMID: 25598525.
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      44. Boffa DJ, Hancock JG, Yao X, Goldberg S, Rosen JE, Kim A, Moreno A, Detterbeck FC. Now or later: evaluating the importance of chemotherapy timing in resectable stage III (N2) lung cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 99(1):200-8. PMID: 25440272.
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      45. Maxfield MW, Chang CC, Narayan D, Kim A. The surgical management of a giant pleomorphic liposarcoma of the chest wall. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015 Jul; 23(6):726-8. PMID: 25392049.
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      46. Rosen JE, Hancock JG, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Predictors of mortality after surgical management of lung cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 98(6):1953-60. PMID: 25443003.
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      47. Kim A, Kull DR, Zielinski M, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC. Transcervical wedge resection after transcervical extended mediastinal lymphadenectomy. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jul-Aug; 9(4):327-9. PMID: 25084246.
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      48. Dhamija A, Rosen JE, Dhamija A, Gould Rothberg BE, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Learning curve to lymph node resection in minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jul-Aug; 9(4):286-91. PMID: 25084251.
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      49. Rutter CE, Corso CD, Park HS, Mancini BR, Yeboa DN, Lester-Coll NH, Kim A, Decker RH. Increase in the use of lung stereotactic body radiotherapy without a preceding biopsy in the United States. Lung Cancer. 2014 Sep; 85(3):390-4. PMID: 25001510.
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      50. Hancock J, Rosen J, Moreno A, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Management of clinical stage IIIA primary lung cancers in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug; 98(2):424-32; discussion 432. PMID: 24929895.
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      51. Christine Argento A, Kim A, Knauert-Brown M, Boffa D, Siegel MD, Jafari B, Puchalski JT. Recurrent hydrothorax and surgical diaphragmatic repair: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Apr; 21(2):150-3. PMID: 24739690.
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      52. Brunelli A, Kim A, Berger KI, Addrizzo-Harris DJ. Response. Chest. 2014 Apr; 145(4):928. PMID: 24687723.
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      53. Reddy RM, Kim A, Cooke DT, Yang SC, Vaporciyan A, Higgins RS. The looking to the future medical student program: recruiting tomorrow's leaders. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar; 97(3):741-3. PMID: 24580895.
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      54. Kim A, Fonseca AL, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC. Experience with thoracoscopic pneumonectomies at a single institution. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Mar-Apr; 9(2):82-6; discussion 86. PMID: 24755537.
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      55. Valdes PA, Bekelis K, Harris BT, Wilson BC, Leblond F, Kim A, Simmons NE, Erkmen K, Paulsen KD, Roberts DW. 5-Aminolevulinic acid-induced protoporphyrin IX fluorescence in meningioma: qualitative and quantitative measurements in vivo. Neurosurgery. 2014 Mar; 10 Suppl 1:74-82; discussion 82-3. PMID: 23887194.
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      56. Moreno AC, Morgensztern D, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Yu JB, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Rose MG, Kim A. Treating locally advanced disease: an analysis of very large, hilar lymph node positive non-small cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr; 97(4):1149-55. PMID: 24582051.
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      57. Boffa DJ, Dhamija A, Kosinski AS, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Mitchell JD, Onaitis MW, Paul S. Fewer complications result from a video-assisted approach to anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):637-43. PMID: 24529729.
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      58. Garner MS, Gusberg RJ, Kim A. The positive effect of immediate feedback on medical student education during the surgical clerkship. J Surg Educ. 2014 May-Jun; 71(3):391-7. PMID: 24797856.
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      59. Law TD, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Park HS, Kim A. Lethality of cardiovascular events highlights the variable impact of complication type between thoracoscopic and open pulmonary lobectomies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar; 97(3):993-9. PMID: 24370204.
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      60. Kim A, Detterbeck FC. Advances in surgical techniques in non-small cell lung cancer. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec; 34(6):855-66. PMID: 24258575.
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      61. Dhamija A, Dhamija A, Hancock J, McCloskey B, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Minimally invasive oesophagectomy more expensive than open despite shorter length of stay. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May; 45(5):904-9. PMID: 24092502.
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      62. Jain S, Poon I, Soliman H, Keller B, Kim A, Lochray F, Yeung L, Cheung P. Lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) delivered over 4 or 11 days: a comparison of acute toxicity and quality of life. Radiother Oncol. 2013 Aug; 108(2):320-5. PMID: 23993401.
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      63. Alsamarai S, Yao X, Cain HC, Chang BW, Chao HH, Connery DM, Deng Y, Garla VN, Hunnibell LS, Kim A, Obando JA, Taylor C, Tellides G, Rose MG. The effect of a lung cancer care coordination program on timeliness of care. Clin Lung Cancer. 2013 Sep; 14(5):527-34. PMID: 23827516.
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      64. Ramnath N, Dilling TJ, Harris LJ, Kim A, Michaud GC, Balekian AA, Diekemper R, Detterbeck FC, Arenberg DA. Treatment of stage III non-small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2013 May; 143(5 Suppl):e314S-40S. PMID: 23649445.
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      65. Brunelli A, Kim A, Berger KI, Addrizzo-Harris DJ. Physiologic evaluation of the patient with lung cancer being considered for resectional surgery: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2013 May; 143(5 Suppl):e166S-90S. PMID: 23649437.
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      66. Kuzmik GA, Detterbeck FC, Decker RH, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Oliva IB, Kim A. Pulmonary resections following prior definitive chemoradiation therapy are associated with acceptable survival. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 44(1):e66-70. PMID: 23557918.
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      67. Moreno AC, Morgensztern D, Yu JB, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Impact of preoperative radiation on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm non-small cell lung cancers treated with anatomic resection using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):10-8. PMID: 23583079.
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      68. Shumaster V, Bae JW, Gettinger SN, Cai G, Kim A. Late recurrence of basaloid carcinoma initially treated as a small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Apr; 5(2):E68-70. PMID: 23585963.
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      69. Erb CT, Johnson KM, Kim A. Rare pleural tumors. Clin Chest Med. 2013 Mar; 34(1):113-36. PMID: 23411062.
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      70. Kim A, Detterbeck FC. Innovations in thoracic surgery. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2013 Feb; 26(1):13-9. PMID: 23249723.
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      71. Rowe BP, Boffa DJ, Wilson LD, Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Decker RH. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for central lung tumors. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Sep; 7(9):1394-9. PMID: 22843088.
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      72. Kim A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Soulos PR, Cramer LD, Gross CP. Characteristics associated with the use of nonanatomic resections among Medicare patients undergoing resections of early-stage lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 94(3):895-901. PMID: 22835558.
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      73. Ahmad U, Wang Z, Bryant AS, Kim A, Kukreja J, Mason DP, Bermudez CA, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Outcomes for lung transplantation for lung cancer in the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 94(3):935-40; discussion 940-1. PMID: 22835555.
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      74. Adewole AD, Roman SA, Kraev AI, Kim A. A fluorodeoxyglucose avid mediastinal parathyroid adenoma masquerading as metastatic bladder cancer. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 15(3):514-5. PMID: 22645294.
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      75. Detterbeck FC, Kim A, Zielinski M. Looking in from above and up from below: new vistas in thoracic surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2012 May-Jun; 7(3):161-4. PMID: 22885455.
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      76. Strauss JB, Shah AP, Chen SS, Gielda BT, Kim A. Psoas muscle metastases in non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2012 Feb; 4(1):83-7. PMID: 22295171.
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      77. Vest MT, Tanoue L, Soulos PR, Kim A, Detterbeck F, Morgensztern D, Gross CP. Thoroughness of mediastinal staging in stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Jan; 7(1):188-95. PMID: 22134069.
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      78. Kim A, Cooke DT. Additional pulmonary nodules in the patient with lung cancer: controversies and challenges. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec; 32(4):811-25. PMID: 22054888.
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      79. Kim A, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Detterbeck FC. An analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis of the perioperative mortality after neoadjuvant therapy and pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 143(1):55-63. PMID: 22056364.
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      80. Sondergaard K, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim A. Intrathoracic hemorrhage after placement of a subpleural catheter. JAAPA. 2011 Nov; 24(11):34, 37. PMID: 22111180.
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      81. Park HS, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Kim A. Impact of hospital volume of thoracoscopic lobectomy on primary lung cancer outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb; 93(2):372-9. PMID: 21945225.
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      82. Muralidaran A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Kim A. Long-term survival after lung resection for non-small cell lung cancer with circulatory bypass: a systematic review. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Nov; 142(5):1137-42. PMID: 21864854.
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      83. Kim A, Liptay MJ, Bonomi P, Warren WH, Basu S, Farlow EC, Faber LP. Neoadjuvant chemoradiation for clinically advanced non-small cell lung cancer: an analysis of 233 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 92(1):233-41; discussion 241-3. PMID: 21620372.
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      84. Patel K, Farlow EC, Kim A, Lee BS, Basu S, Coon JS, DeCresce D, Thimothy L, Walters KA, Fhied C, Chang C, Chen SH, Faber LP, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA. Enhancement of a multianalyte serum biomarker panel to identify lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer with circulating autoantibody biomarkers. Int J Cancer. 2011 Jul 1; 129(1):133-42. PMID: 20824709.
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      85. Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Smith EJ, Rami-Porta R, Crowley J, Zelterman D, Tanoue L, Kim A, Goldstraw P. Should the 7th edition of the lung cancer stage classification system change treatment algorithms in non-small cell lung cancer? J Thorac Oncol. 2010 Nov; 5(11):1779-83. PMID: 20975377.
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      86. Braze AJ, Collier ME, Gattuso P, Kim A. Thoracoscopic management including lobectomy for a primary peripheral pulmonary adenoid cystic carcinoma in a cirrhotic patient. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010 Oct; 20(5):e179-81. PMID: 20975497.
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      87. Kim A, Reddy RM, Higgins RS. "Back to the future": recruiting the best and brightest into cardiothoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep; 140(3):503-4. PMID: 20723720.
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      88. Farlow EC, Patel K, Basu S, Lee BS, Kim A, Coon JS, Faber LP, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA. Development of a multiplexed tumor-associated autoantibody-based blood test for the detection of non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 1; 16(13):3452-62. PMID: 20570928.
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      89. Kim A, Batus M, Myint R, Fidler MJ, Basu S, Bonomi P, Faber LP, Wightman SC, Warren WH, McIntire M, Arvanitis LD, Gattuso P, Xu X, Liptay MJ. Prognostic value of xanthine oxidoreductase expression in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2011 Feb; 71(2):186-90. PMID: 20570389.
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      90. Hollings DD, Higgins RS, Faber LP, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Basu S, Kim A. Age is a strong risk factor for atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy. Am J Surg. 2010 Apr; 199(4):558-61. PMID: 20359574.
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      91. Buckingham L, Penfield Faber L, Kim A, Liptay M, Barger C, Basu S, Fidler M, Walters K, Bonomi P, Coon J. PTEN, RASSF1 and DAPK site-specific hypermethylation and outcome in surgically treated stage I and II nonsmall cell lung cancer patients. Int J Cancer. 2010 Apr 1; 126(7):1630-9. PMID: 19795445.
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      92. Liptay MJ, Basu S, Hoaglin MC, Freedman N, Faber LP, Warren WH, Hammoud ZT, Kim A. Diffusion lung capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is an independent prognostic factor for long-term survival after curative lung resection for cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec 15; 100(8):703-7. PMID: 19798693.
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      93. Patel A, Placido JB, Pitelka L, Gattuso P, Liptay M, Kim A. Cytologic features of adult spindle cell variant of rhabdomyosarcoma: a report of two cases. Diagn Cytopathol. 2009 Dec; 37(12):932-4. PMID: 19760765.
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      94. Wightman SC, Kim A, Proia LA, Faber LP, Gattuso P, Warren WH, Liptay MJ. An unusual case of Aspergillus fibrosing mediastinitis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct; 88(4):1352-4. PMID: 19766844.
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      95. Vercillo MS, Kim A, Pitelka L, Gattuso P, Liptay MJ. Right middle lobectomy for a primary pulmonary leiomyoma: a case report. Cases J. 2009; 2:8673. PMID: 20184689.
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      96. Kim A, Faber LP, Warren WH, Basu S, Wightman SC, Weber JA, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ. Pneumonectomy after chemoradiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer: does "side" really matter? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep; 88(3):937-43; discussion 944. PMID: 19699924.
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      98. Erlandson MD, Kim A, Richter HM, Myers JA. Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy in the treatment of Bouveret syndrome. South Med J. 2009 Sep; 102(9):963-5. PMID: 19668031.
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      100. Fidler MJ, Kim A, Zusag T, Bonomi P. Treatment of locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2009 Jul; 7(7):455-64, 479-80. PMID: 19701153.
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      101. Kim A, Liptay MJ, Saclarides TJ, Warren WH. Endobronchial colorectal metastasis versus primary lung cancer: a tale of two sleeve right upper lobectomies. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Aug; 9(2):379-81. PMID: 19429639.
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      102. Milman S, Kim A, Farlow E, Liptay MJ. Enucleation of a giant esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 May; 87(5):1603-5. PMID: 19379921.
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      103. Lee DD, Hollinger EF, Kim A, Holterman MJ. Persistent hypoglycemia in a child with a gastrocolic fistula--an unexpected presentation of leucine-sensitive hypoglycemia. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Apr; 44(4):E13-6. PMID: 19361617.
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      104. Borgia JA, Basu S, Faber LP, Kim A, Coon JS, Kaiser-Walters KA, Fhied C, Thomas S, Rouhi O, Warren WH, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ. Establishment of a multi-analyte serum biomarker panel to identify lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2009 Mar; 4(3):338-47. PMID: 19190517.
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      105. Kim A. Lymph node drainage patterns and micrometastasis in lung cancer. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009; 21(4):298-308. PMID: 20226342.
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      106. Dingeldein MW, Lu CY, Kim A, Ostric S, Liptay MJ, Holterman MJ. Simultaneous costal cartilage-sparing modified Ravitch procedure and latissimus dorsi transfer for chest wall deformity repair in Poland's syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jan; 44(1):e29-32. PMID: 19159707.
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      107. McIntire M, Shah ND, Kim A, Gattuso P, Liptay MJ. Cytologic imprints of giant atypical bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor of the lung with extensive oncocytic component. Diagn Cytopathol. 2008 Dec; 36(12):887-90. PMID: 18855906.
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      108. Kim A, Faber LP, Warren WH, Saclarides TJ, Carhill AA, Basu S, Choh MS, Liptay MJ. Repeat pulmonary resection for metachronous colorectal carcinoma is beneficial. Surgery. 2008 Oct; 144(4):712-7; discussion 717-8. PMID: 18847658.
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      109. Dingeldein MW, Kane D, Kim A, Kabre R, Pescitelli MJ, Holterman MJ. Bilateral intrathoracic kidneys and adrenal glands associated with posterior congenital diaphragmatic hernias. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Aug; 86(2):651-4. PMID: 18640354.
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      110. Kim A, Liptay MJ, Snow N, Donahue P, Warren WH. Utility of silicone esophageal bypass stents in the management of delayed complex esophageal disruptions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jun; 85(6):1962-7; discussion 1967. PMID: 18498803.
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      111. Kim A, Liptay MJ, Higgins RS. Contemporary review on the inequities in the management of lung cancer among the African-American population. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Jun; 100(6):683-8. PMID: 18595570.
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      112. Kim A. From residency to clinical ownership: Reflections of a young thoracic surgeon. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jun; 93(6):20-1. PMID: 18672616.
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      113. Warren WH, Kalimi R, Khodadadian LM, Kim A. Management of malignant pleural effusions using the Pleur(x) catheter. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Mar; 85(3):1049-55. PMID: 18291195.
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      114. McNatt SA, Kim A, Hohuan D, Krieger M, McComb JG. Pediatric shunt malfunction without ventricular dilatation. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(2):128-32. PMID: 18230927.
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      115. Warren WH, Kim A, Liptay MJ. Identification of clinical factors predicting Pleurx catheter removal in patients treated for malignant pleural effusion. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Jan; 33(1):89-94. PMID: 17983758.
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      116. Kim A, Korst RJ, Port JL, Altorki NK, Lee PC. Giant cavernous hemangioma of the distal esophagus treated with esophagectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jun; 133(6):1665-7. PMID: 17532984.
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      117. Xu X, Rao G, Quiros RM, Kim A, Miao HQ, Brunn GJ, Platt JL, Gattuso P, Prinz RA. In vivo and in vitro degradation of heparan sulfate (HS) proteoglycans by HPR1 in pancreatic adenocarcinomas. Loss of cell surface HS suppresses fibroblast growth factor 2-mediated cell signaling and proliferation. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jan 26; 282(4):2363-73. PMID: 17121850.
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      118. Kim A, Maxhimer JB, Quiros RM, Weber K, Prinz RA. Surgical management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer locally invasive to the respiratory tract. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Oct; 201(4):619-27. PMID: 16183503.
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      119. Kim A, Shin D, Martin TV, Honig SC. Laparoscopic mobilization of the retroperitoneal vas deferens for microscopic inguinal vasovasostomy. J Urol. 2004 Nov; 172(5 Pt 1):1948-9. PMID: 15540762.
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      120. Kim A, Quiros RM, Maxhimer JB, El-Ganzouri AR, Prinz RA. Outcome of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytomas vs aldosteronomas. Arch Surg. 2004 May; 139(5):526-9; discussion 529-31. PMID: 15136353.
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      121. Varghese TK, Kim A, Kowal-Vern A, Latenser BA. Frequency of burn-trauma patients in an urban setting. Arch Surg. 2003 Dec; 138(12):1292-6. PMID: 14662526.
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      122. Christein JD, Kim A, Golshan MA, Maxhimer J, Deziel DJ, Prinz RA. Central pancreatectomy for the resection of benign or low malignant potential neoplasms. World J Surg. 2003 May; 27(5):595-8. PMID: 12715230.
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      123. Musacchio MJ, Kim A, Vijungco JD, Prinz RA. Greater local recurrence occurs with "berry picking" than neck dissection in thyroid cancer. Am Surg. 2003 Mar; 69(3):191-6; discussion 196-7. PMID: 12678473.
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      124. Quiros RM, Kim A, Maxhimer J, Gattuso P, Xu X, Prinz RA. Differential heparanase-1 expression in malignant and benign pheochromocytomas. J Surg Res. 2002 Nov; 108(1):44-50. PMID: 12443714.
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      125. Kim A, McCarthy WJ, Maxhimer JB, Quiros RM, Hollinger EF, Doolas A, Millikan KW, Deziel DJ, Godellas CV, Prinz RA. Vascular complications associated with pancreaticoduodenectomy adversely affect clinical outcome. Surgery. 2002 Oct; 132(4):738-44; discussion 744-7. PMID: 12407360.
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      126. Rossi H, Kim A, Prinz RA. Primary hyperaldosteronism in the era of laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Am Surg. 2002 Mar; 68(3):253-6; discussion 256-7. PMID: 11893103.
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      127. Kim A, Xu X, Hollinger EF, Gattuso P, Godellas CV, Prinz RA. Human heparanase-1 gene expression in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Mar-Apr; 6(2):167-72. PMID: 11992801.
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      128. Kim A, Patel D, Liu Q, Gattuso P, Djuricin G, Kelly HM, Girard S, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Prinz RA. Histopathologic changes induced by cellophane wrapping of the pancreas are unaffected by cigarette smoke exposure in hamsters. Pancreatology. 2002; 2(5):456-62. PMID: 12378113.
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      129. Christein JD, Kim A, Jakate S, Deziel DJ. Central pancreatectomy for a pancreatic ganglioneuroma in a patient with previous neuroblastoma. Pancreatology. 2002; 2(6):557-60. PMID: 12435869.
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      130. Prinz RA, Rossi HL, Kim A. Difficult problems in thyroid surgery. Curr Probl Surg. 2002 Jan; 39(1):5-91. PMID: 11873252.
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