Romeo Ignacio

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Surgery
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Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    University of California San Diego School of Medicine2022Society of University Surgeons/Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS) Leadership Agility Award
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine2022American College of Surgeons(ACS)/American Pediatric Surgery Association(APSA) Brandeis Scholarship
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine2022Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS)/Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Mid-Career Award
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine2019  - 2021HCOE Faculty Scholar Award
    American College of Surgeons2018American College of Surgeons Master Surgeon Educators
    American Academy of Pediatrics2019116th Congress New Representative Scholarship
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2018Outstanding Graduate Medical Education Program Director
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2018Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2017Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2016Admiral State Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2015Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2013Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2013Intern Mentor of the Year Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2012Admiral Stitt Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2012Intern Mentor of the Year Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2011Admiral Sturtz Excellence in Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2010Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center San Diego2010Intern Mentor of the Year Award
    University of Louisville School of Medicine2009Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
    Naval Medical Center Portsmouth2001Recognition of Outstanding Teachers
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine2022Golden Scalpel Teaching Award

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    Dr. Ignacio joined the Department of Surgery at UCSD School of Medicine in 2019 as a staff pediatric surgeon. He serves as the Trauma Medical Director/Surgical Director of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. He retired from the U.S. Navy with over 20 years of experience and has extensive accomplishments in graduate medical education, global surgery, military medicine, and pediatric surgery.

    During his leadership in the military, CAPT(Ret.) Ignacio served as the Program Director for General Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD). Prior to this he served as the Associate Program Director, Division Chair of Pediatric Surgery, and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences medical student clerkship director at NMCSD. He is currently appointed as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery.

    Board Certified in both General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Ignacio is a member of American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Pediatric Trauma Society, and Pacific Coast Surgical Association. He also serves as a consultant for the American Board of Surgery.

    Dr. Ignacio has a strong interest in humanitarian missions and was selected as Director of Surgical Services (MERCEX 2010), Advance Team Lead surgeon, Designated Institutional Officer, and solo military pediatric surgeon in the Pacific Partnership 2012 humanitarian mission, which provided medical care to >100,000 patients in host nations and surgical care to over 800 patients in Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines. He has also participated in civilian humanitarian missions in Central and South America. He currently volunteers as a surgical provider for annual humanitarian missions in Guatemala.

    Dr. Ignacio has been an outstanding leader and mentor to residents, interns, and medical students. His impressive role as a surgical educator has been demonstrated by his numerous teaching awards: Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (2009), General Surgery Mentor of the Year Award (2010, 2012, and 2013), Allshouse-Jones Teaching Award (2010, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018), Admiral Stitt Teaching Award (2012, 2016), and the Donald L. Sturtz Excellence in Teaching Award (2011) and the Naval Medical Center San Diego Master Clinician Award (2012). At the end of his program directorship, he was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Medical Education Program Director in 2018. In that same year, he became an inaugural associate member for the prestigious American College of Surgeons Master Surgeon Educators society.

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    Assessing Outcomes and Health Care Disparities among Hispanic Trauma Patients along the California and Mexico Border. A Phase II study
    Rady Children's Hospital San Diego May 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Description: Multi-institutional study to evaluate the associated mechanisms of injury in Hispanic Patients in high deprivation areas in San Diego and determining trauma outcomes. Award amount: $50K
    Evaluating the Clinical Outcomes of Discrepant Radiology Reviews in Pediatric Trauma Patients: A Quality Improvement Project
    University of California School of Medicine NoneJul 1, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
    Role: Principal investigator/Preceptor
    Description: University of California School of Medicine Summer Fellowship Program. Funding for Medical student (John Perry) research in evaluating discrepant radiology results to pediatric trauma outcomes. Role: Principal investigator and preceptor Amount: $5K
    Augmented Reality to Enable Remote Integrated Surgery (ARTEMIS)
    DOD DP_67.2_17_L_17_J9_1650May 1, 2018 - May 1, 2020
    Role: Co-investigator
    Description: DP_67.2_17_L_17_J9_1650. JPC 6.7 research task area. Dr. Konrad Davis (Primary Investigator) designed proposal, wrote this intramural submission. Evaluating the role of augmented reality platforms for training and assisting medical personnel for surgical procedures in the combat and deployed setting https://russellxie7.me/papers/ARTEMIS_poster.pdf 2018 – 2020. Role: Co-investigator Award amount: $768K

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    1. Corrigendum to "Cervical Collar-Associated Pressure Injury in Pediatric Trauma Patients: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Study" [J Pediatr Surg 59 (2024) 326-330]. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Apr 09. Melhado C, Russell KW, Acker SN, Padilla BE, Lofberg K, Spurrier RG, Robinson B, Chao S, Ignacio RC, Ryan M, Jensen AR, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Cervical Spine Injury Study Group. PMID: 38599908.
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    2. The Sensitivity of Limited-Sequence MRI in Identifying Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Mar 25. Melhado C, Durand R, Russell KW, Polukoff NE, Rampton J, Iyer RR, Acker SN, Koehler R, Prendergast C, Stence N, O'Neill B, Padilla BE, Jamshidi R, Vaughn JA, Ronecker JS, Selesner L, Lofberg K, Regner M, Thiessen J, Sayama C, Spurrier RG, Ross EE, Liu CJ, Chu J, McNevin K, Beni C, Robinson BRH, Linnau K, Buckley RT, Chao SD, Sabapaty A, Tong E, Prolo LM, Ignacio R, Floan Sachs G, Kruk P, Gonda D, Ryan M, Pandya S, Koral K, Braga BP, Auguste K, Jensen AR, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Cervical Spine Injury Study Group. PMID: 38523120.
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    3. Evaluating Outcomes of Non-Accidental Trauma in Military Children. J Am Coll Surg. 2024 Feb 19. Joskowitz K, Patwardhan UM, Floan GM, Heflinger M, Cruz S, David M, Jadhav P, Nienow S, Thangarajah H, Ignacio RC. PMID: 38372360.
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    4. Inspirational women in surgery-Professor Barbara Barlow: A trailblazer in pediatric injury prevention. World J Surg. 2024 Feb 14. West E, Ignacio RC, Bickler SW. PMID: 38353368.
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    5. Utility of Enteral Contrast Protocols in Pediatric Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: A Prospective Multicenter Observational Study. Ann Surg. 2024 Jan 23. Acker SN, Ignacio R, Russell KW, Kelley-Quon L, Lofberg K, Lee J, Jensen AR, Pickett-Nairne K, Prendergast C, Iantorno SE, Thangarajah H, Patwardhan U, Melhado C, Zhong A, Padilla B, Rothstein DH, Nicassio L, Pandya S, Valencia M, Wang K, Inge TH, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium. PMID: 38258558.
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    6. Decision-Making in Pleural Drainage Following Lung Resection in Children: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Survey. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Jan 17. Schnuck JK, Acker SN, Kelley-Quon LI, Lee JH, Shew SB, Fialkowski E, Ignacio RC, Melhado C, Qureshi FG, Russell KW, Rothstein DH, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium. PMID: 38355336.
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    7. Increases in pediatric cholecystectomy during the COVID-19 pandemic: An interrupted time series analysis. Surgery. 2024 02; 175(2):304-310. Keane OA, Ourshalimian S, O'Guinn M, Ing M, Odegard M, Ignacio R, Kelley-Quon LI. PMID: 38036396.
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    8. Factors Associated with Postoperative Opioid Use in Adolescents. J Pediatr Surg. 2023 Nov 25. Odegard M, Ourshalimian S, Hijaz D, Goldstein RY, Ignacio RC, Chen SY, Kim E, Kim ES, Kelley-Quon LI. PMID: 38097461.
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    9. Corrigendum to Adolescent Vaping-Associated Trauma in the Western United States [J Surg Res. 2022 Aug;276:251-255]. J Surg Res. 2024 Feb; 294:247-248. Russell KW, Katz MG, Phillips RC, Kelley-Quon LI, Acker SN, Shahi N, Lee JH, Fialkowski EA, Nacharaju D, Smith CA, Jensen AR, Mueller CM, Padilla BE, Ignacio RC, Ourshalimian S, Wang KS, Ostlie DJ, Fenton SJ, Kastenberg ZJ, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium. PMID: 37925952.
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    10. Cervical Collar-Associated Pressure Injury in Pediatric Trauma Patients: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Study. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Feb; 59(2):326-330. Melhado C, Russell KW, Acker SN, Padilla BE, Lofberg K, Spurrier RG, Robinson B, Chao S, Ignacio RC, Ryan M, Jensen AR, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Cervical Spine Injury Study Group. PMID: 38030530.
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    11. Transcystic Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration for Pediatric Patients with Choledocholithiasis: A Multi-Center Study. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Mar; 59(3):389-392. Rauh J, Dantes G, Wallace M, Collings A, Sanin GD, Cambronero GE, Bosley ME, Ganapathy AS, Patterson JW, Ignacio R, Knod JL, Slater B, Callier K, Livingston MH, Alemayehu H, Dukleska K, Scholz S, Santore MT, Zamora IJ, Neff LP. PMID: 37957103.
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    12. A Comparative Study of Laparoscopic versus Open Management of Index Small Bowel Obstruction in Children. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Mar; 59(3):416-420. Patwardhan UM, Floan GM, Calvo RY, Acker SN, Choi PM, Prieto JM, Bansal V, Sise MJ, Thangarajah H, Fairbanks TJ, Lazar DA, Ignacio RC. PMID: 37978001.
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    13. A Window of Opportunity: Understanding Pediatric Falls Using Area Deprivation Index. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Feb; 59(2):331-336. de Cos V, Galvez A, Rooney AS, Sykes A, Krzyzaniak A, Lazar D, Thangarajah H, Bansal V, Sise M, Ignacio RC. PMID: 37953160.
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    14. Outcomes of Extracorporeal Life Support Utilization for Pediatric Patients With COVID-19 Infections. ASAIO J. 2024 Feb 01; 70(2):146-153. Jacobson JC, Ryan ML, Vogel AM, Mehl SC, Acker SN, Prendergast C, Padilla BE, Lee J, Chao SD, Martin NR, Russell KW, Larsen K, Harting MT, Linden AF, Ignacio RC, Slater BJ, Juang D, Jensen AR, Melhado CG, Pelayo JC, Zhong A, Spencer BL, Gadepalli SK, Maamari M, Jimenez Valencia M, Qureshi FG, Pandya SR. PMID: 37816012.
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    15. Application of a Machine Learning Algorithm in Prediction of Abusive Head Trauma in Children. J Pediatr Surg. 2024 Jan; 59(1):80-85. Jadhav P, Sears T, Floan G, Joskowitz K, Nienow S, Cruz S, David M, de Cos V, Choi P, Ignacio RC. PMID: 37858394.
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    16. Trends in Management of Index Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction in Children. J Surg Res. 2023 Dec; 292:258-263. Patwardhan UM, Floan GM, Calvo RY, Acker SN, Prieto JM, Thangarajah H, Bansal V, Sise MJ, Fairbanks TJ, Lazar DA, Ignacio RC. PMID: 37660549.
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    17. Machine learning to predict pediatric choledocholithiasis: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium retrospective study. Surgery. 2023 10; 174(4):934-939. Floan Sachs G, Ourshalimian S, Jensen AR, Kelley-Quon LI, Padilla BE, Shew SB, Lofberg KM, Smith CA, Roach JP, Pandya SR, Russell KW, Ignacio RC, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Choledocholithiasis Investigative Group. PMID: 37580219.
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    18. Pediatric emergency resuscitative thoracotomy: A Western Trauma Association, Pediatric Trauma Society, and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma collaborative critical decisions algorithm. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 10 01; 95(4):583-591. Martin MJ, Brasel KJ, Brown CVR, Hartwell JL, de Moya M, Inaba K, Ley EJ, Moore EE, Peck KA, Rizzo AG, Rosen NG, Weinberg JA, Coimbra R, Crandall M, Mukherjee K, Ignacio R, Longshore S, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Ng G, Selesner L, Jafri M. PMID: 37337331.
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    19. Pain management and emergency care in adolescent patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: a cross-sectional hospital-based study. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2023 Jun; 9(2):e086. Park HH, Vuong CL, Phan K, Nyun K, Kleinman E, Ignacio RC, Hightower GK. PMID: 37152610; PMCID: PMC10155899.
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    20. Up and over: Consequences of raising the United States-Mexico border wall height. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 08 01; 95(2):220-225. Marshall WA, Bansal V, Krzyzaniak A, Haines LN, Berndtson AE, Ignacio R, Keller BA, Doucet JJ, Costantini TW. PMID: 36972427.
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    21. Emergency department thoracotomy in children: A Pediatric Trauma Society, Western Trauma Association, and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review and practice management guideline. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 09 01; 95(3):432-441. Selesner L, Yorkgitis B, Martin M, Ng G, Mukherjee K, Ignacio R, Freeman J, Wong LY, Durbin S, Crandall M, Longshore SW, Gerall C, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Jafri M. PMID: 37608453.
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    22. Understanding the burden of traumatic injuries at the United States-Mexico border: A scoping review of the literature. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 08 01; 95(2):276-284. Keller BA, Skubic J, Betancourt-Garcia M, Ignacio RC, Radowsky JS, Tyroch AH, Lascano CP, Joseph B, Stewart C, Moore FO, Costantini TW, Rizzo JA, Paul JS, Galindo RM, Silva A, Coimbra R, Berndtson AE. PMID: 36872517.
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    23. Pediatric DUCT Score: A Highly Specific Predictive Model for Choledocholithiasis in Children. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 05 01; 236(5):961-970. Ignacio RC, Kelley-Quon LI, Ourshalimian S, Padilla BE, Jensen AR, Shew SB, Lofberg KM, Smith CA, Roach JP, Pandya SR, Russell KW, Wang K, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Choledocholithiasis Investigative Group. PMID: 36786471.
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    24. Elemental, fatty acid, and protein composition of appendicoliths. Sci Rep. 2022 11 17; 12(1):19764. Prieto JM, Wang AW, Halbach J, Cauvi DM, Day JMD, Gembicky M, Ghassemian M, Quehenberger O, Kling K, Ignacio R, DeMaio A, Bickler SW. PMID: 36396724; PMCID: PMC9671961.
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    25. Postoperative Respiratory Complications in SARS-CoV-2 Positive Pediatric Patients Across 20 United States Hospitals: A Cohort Study. J Pediatr Surg. 2023 Aug; 58(8):1543-1549. Reiter AJ, Ingram ME, Raval MV, Garcia E, Hill M, Aranda A, Chandler NM, Gonzalez R, Born K, Mack S, Lamoshi A, Lipskar AM, Han XY, Fialkowski E, Spencer B, Kulaylat AN, Barde A, Shah AN, Adoumie M, Gross E, Mehl SC, Lopez ME, Polcz V, Mustafa MM, Gander JW, Sullivan TM, Sulkowski JP, Ghani O, Huang EY, Rothstein D, Muenks EP, St Peter SD, Fisher JC, Levy-Lambert D, Reichl A, Ignacio RC, Slater BJ, Tsao K, Berman L. PMID: 36428183; PMCID: PMC9632239.
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    26. Pediatric penetrating thoracic trauma: Examining the impact of trauma center designation and penetrating trauma volume on outcomes. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Oct 25. Floan GM, Calvo RY, Prieto JM, Krzyzaniak A, Patwardhan U, Checchi KD, Beth Sise C, Sise MJ, Bansal V, Ignacio RC, Martin MJ. PMID: 36402592.
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    27. Evaluating pediatric car safety compliance in motor vehicle collisions: Identifying high-risk groups for improper restraint usage. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep 27. Ghetti CB, Rooney AS, de Cos V, Henry OS, Sykes AG, Krzyzaniak A, Bansal V, Sise M, Bickler SW, Keller B, Ignacio RC. PMID: 36280464.
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    28. Standardized perioperative care reduces colorectal surgical site infection in children: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Multicenter analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep 26. Tobias J, Padilla BE, Lee J, Chen S, Wang KS, Kelley-Quon LI, Mueller C, Shew SB, Joskowitz K, Ignacio RC, Evans LL, Jensen AR, Acker SN, Mason A, Johnson A, McConahey J, Hansen E, Pandya SR, Short SS, Russell KW, Nicassio L, Smith CA, Fialkowski E. PMID: 36289033.
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    29. Pediatric basilar skull fractures from multi-level falls: A systematic review and retrospective analysis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 Nov; 162:111291. Barba P, Stramiello JA, Nardone Z, Walsh-Blackmore S, Nation J, Ignacio R, Magit A. PMID: 36030630.
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    30. Estimates of Treatable Deaths Within the First 20 Years of Life from Scaling Up Surgical Care at First-Level Hospitals in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World J Surg. 2022 09; 46(9):2114-2122. Sykes AG, Seyi-Olajide J, Ameh EA, Ozgediz D, Abbas A, Abib S, Ademuyiwa A, Ali A, Aziz TT, Chowdhury TK, Abdelhafeez H, Ignacio RC, Keller B, Klazura G, Kling K, Martin B, Philipo GS, Thangarajah H, Yap A, Meara JG, Bundy DAP, Jamison DT, Mock CN, Bickler SW, On behalf of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. PMID: 35771254; PMCID: PMC9334432.
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    31. Trial and Error: Learning From Malpractice Claims in Childhood Surgery. J Surg Res. 2022 11; 279:84-88. Prieto JM, Falcone B, Greenberg P, Sykes AG, Sisson WB, Gow KW, Ignacio RC. PMID: 35728277.
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    32. Bike Helmet Usage in the Most Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: A Focused Area for Trauma Prevention. J Surg Res. 2022 10; 278:7-13. Henry OS, Rooney AS, Heflinger MV, Sykes AG, Ghetti CB, de Cos V, Kling KM, Lazar DA, Martin MJ, Bansal V, Ignacio RC. PMID: 35588574.
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    33. Integrating traffic safety data with area deprivation index: A method to better understand the causes of pediatric pedestrian versus automobile collisions. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 11 01; 93(5):650-655. de Cos V, Rooney AS, Sykes AG, Ghetti CB, Henry OS, Krzyzaniak A, Thangarajah H, Bickler SW, Bansal V, Martin M, Lazar D, Ignacio RC. PMID: 35545801.
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    34. Adolescent Vaping-Associated Trauma in the Western United States. J Surg Res. 2022 08; 276:251-255. Russell KW, Katz MG, Phillips RC, Kelley-Quon LI, Acker SN, Shahi N, Lee JH, Fialkowski EA, Nacharaju D, Smith CA, Jensen AR, Mueller CM, Padilla BE, Ignacio RC, Ourshalimian S, Wang KS, Ostlie DJ, Fenton SJ, Kastenberg ZJ, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium. PMID: 35395565.
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    35. Balloons for kids: Anatomic candidacy and optimal catheter size for pediatric resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 04 01; 92(4):743-747. Sykes AG, Sisson WB, Wang LJ, Martin MJ, Thangarajah H, Naheedy J, Fernandez N, Nelles ME, Ignacio RC. PMID: 35001025.
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    36. Tumor or Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Reaction in an Adolescent With an Abdominal Lymphatic Malformation? Cureus. 2022 Mar; 14(3):e23702. Lee JJ, Ignacio RC, Vicente DA, Bachmann AM, Choi PM. PMID: 35505749; PMCID: PMC9056083.
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    37. Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project to Minimize Opioid Prescribing in Children after Appendectomy Using NSQIP-Pediatric. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 03 01; 234(3):290-298. Kelley-Quon LI, Ourshalimian S, Lee J, Russell KW, Kling K, Shew SB, Mueller C, Jensen AR, Vu L, Padilla B, Ostlie D, Smith C, Inge T, Roach J, Ignacio R, Lofberg K, Radu S, Rohan A, Wang KS. PMID: 35213491.
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    38. Modified laparoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in children: Does subcutaneous suture type matter? J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jun; 57(6):1145-1148. Sykes AG, Prieto JM, Thangarajah H, Keller BA, Kling KM, Ignacio RC, Lazar DA. PMID: 35304024.
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    39. Pediatric trauma in the California-Mexico border region: Injury disparities by Area Deprivation Index. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 05 01; 92(5):831-838. Sykes AG, Rooney AS, Avila AG, Ghetti CB, Martin MJ, Bansal V, Sise MJ, Ignacio RC. PMID: 35468114.
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    40. Challenges in Oncologic Preparedness: A Retrospective Review of Incident Surgical Cancers During Pacific Partnership Missions, 2008-2016. Mil Med. 2022 01 04; 187(1-2):e76-e81. Reichl A, Schutt R, Walsh J, Prieto J, Sykes AG, Bickler S, Ignacio R. PMID: 33372673.
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    41. Trends in Surgical Case Volume During Pacific Partnership Missions Onboard USNS Mercy. Mil Med. 2021 Dec 15. Sykes AG, Brill JB, Wallace JD, Lee C, Lewis PR, Henry MC, Christman MS, Casey KM, Bickler SW, Ignacio RC. PMID: 34908148.
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    42. The need for early Kasai portoenterostomy: a Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium study. Pediatr Surg Int. 2022 Feb; 38(2):193-199. Kelley-Quon LI, Shue E, Burke RV, Smith C, Kling K, Mahdi E, Ourshalimian S, Fenlon M, Dellinger M, Shew SB, Lee J, Padilla B, Inge T, Roach J, Marwan AI, Russell KW, Ignacio R, Fialkowski E, Nijagal A, Im C, Azarow KS, Ostlie DJ, Wang K. PMID: 34854975; PMCID: PMC8742784.
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    43. Child physical abuse and COVID-19: Trends from nine pediatric trauma centers. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Feb; 57(2):297-301. Russell KW, Acker SN, Ignacio RC, Lofberg KM, Garvey EM, Chao SD, Bliss DW, Smith CA, Nehra D, Anderson ML, Bunnell BL, Shahi N, Perry JM, Evans LL, Kwong JZ, Tobias J, Rohan A, Pickett KL, Kaar JL, Kastenberg ZJ, Laskey AL, Scaife ER, Jensen AR. PMID: 34758909; PMCID: PMC8572366.
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    44. Just Stick a Scope in: Laparoscopic Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement in the Pediatric Reoperative Abdomen. J Surg Res. 2022 01; 269:212-217. Sykes AG, Sisson WB, Gonda DD, Kling KM, Ignacio RC, Thangarajah H, Bickler SW, Levy ML, Lazar DA. PMID: 34600330.
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    45. Attitudes Affecting Decision-Making for Use of Radiologic Enteral Contrast in the Management of Pediatric Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: A Survey Study of Pediatric Surgeons. J Surg Res. 2021 11; 267:536-543. Acker SN, Diaz-Miron J, Ignacio RC, Russell KW, Lofberg K, Shew SB, Peterson PN, Kelley-Quon LI, Jensen AR, Lee J, Padilla B, Smith CA, Kastenberg ZJ, Azarow KS, Ostlie DJ, Wang KS, Inge TH, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium, Thangarajah H. PMID: 34256196.
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    46. Expanding the genotypic spectrum of ACTG2-related visceral myopathy. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2021 06; 7(3). James KN, Lau M, Shayan K, Lenberg J, Mardach R, Ignacio R, Halbach J, Choi L, Kumar S, Ellsworth KA. PMID: 33883208; PMCID: PMC8208046.
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    47. Extremes of age are associated with differences in the expression of selected pattern recognition receptor genes and ACE2, the receptor for SARS-CoV-2: implications for the epidemiology of COVID-19 disease. BMC Med Genomics. 2021 05 24; 14(1):138. Bickler SW, Cauvi DM, Fisch KM, Prieto JM, Sykes AG, Thangarajah H, Lazar DA, Ignacio RC, Gerstmann DR, Ryan AF, Bickler PE, De Maio A. PMID: 34030677; PMCID: PMC8142073.
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    48. J Pediatr Surg Case Rep. Laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy for superior mesenteric artery syndrome in a 13 year-old boy. 2021. Prieto JM, Halbach JL, Ignacio RC, Lazar DA.
    49. Identifying risk factors for enteral access procedures in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: A novel risk-assessment score. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Jun; 56(6):1130-1134. Prieto JM, Harting MT, Calvo RY, Carroll JM, Sykes AG, Ignacio RC, Ebanks AH, Lazar DA, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group. PMID: 33745741.
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    50. Telementorship in Underway Naval Operations: Leveraging Operational Virtual Health for Tactical Combat Casualty Care. J Spec Oper Med. 2021; 21(3):93-95. Wessels LE, Roper MT, Ignacio RC, Davis KL, Ambrosio AA. PMID: 34529812.
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    51. An Analysis of Essential Pediatric Surgical Cases Encountered During a Decade of Large-Scale Military Humanitarian Aid Missions. Mil Med. 2020 12 30; 185(11-12):e2143-e2149. Gaidry AD, Lizardo RE, Prieto JM, Brill JB, Hernandez AA, Moore HN, Henry MC, Ricca RL, Thangarajah H, Bickler SW, Ignacio RC. PMID: 32856051.
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    52. Ovarian volume ratio is a reliable predictor of ovarian torsion in girls without an adnexal mass. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Jan; 56(1):180-182. Hartman SJ, Prieto JM, Naheedy JH, Ignacio RC, Bickler SW, Kling KM, Saenz NC, Fairbanks TJ, Lazar DA. PMID: 33121739.
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    53. Nationwide analysis of resuscitative thoracotomy in pediatric trauma: Time to differentiate from adult guidelines? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 10; 89(4):686-690. Prieto JM, Van Gent JM, Calvo RY, Rooney AS, Martin MJ, Sise MJ, Sise CB, Lazar DA, Bansal V, Ignacio RC. PMID: 33017132.
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    54. Patience is a virtue: Multiple preoperative visits are associated with decreased recurrence in pediatric pilonidal disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 May; 56(5):888-891. Prieto JM, Thangarajah H, Ignacio RC, Bickler SW, Kling KM, Saenz NC, Garcia SV, Lazar DA. PMID: 33046223.
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    55. Safe cholecystectomy multi-society practice guideline and state-of-the-art consensus conference on prevention of bile duct injury during cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 2020 07; 34(7):2827-2855. Brunt LM, Deziel DJ, Telem DA, Strasberg SM, Aggarwal R, Asbun H, Bonjer J, McDonald M, Alseidi A, Ujiki M, Riall TS, Hammill C, Moulton CA, Pucher PH, Parks RW, Ansari MT, Connor S, Dirks RC, Anderson B, Altieri MS, Tsamalaidze L, Stefanidis D, Prevention of Bile Duct Injury Consensus Work Group. PMID: 32399938.
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    56. Pediatric extremity vascular trauma: It matters where it is treated. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 04; 88(4):469-476. Prieto JM, Van Gent JM, Calvo RY, Checchi KD, Wessels LE, Sise MJ, Sise CB, Bansal V, Martin MJ, Ignacio RC. PMID: 31977991.
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    57. Towards defining the surgical workforce for children: a geospatial analysis in Brazil. BMJ Open. 2020 03 24; 10(3):e034253. Rocha TAH, Vissoci J, Rocha N, Poenaru D, Shrime M, Smith ER, Rice HE, Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. PMID: 32209626; PMCID: PMC7202732.
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    58. Practical Bioethics for the Humanitarian Surgeon: The Development, Implementation and Assessment of an Ethics Curriculum for Residents Participating in Humanitarian Missions. J Surg Educ. 2020 Mar - Apr; 77(2):390-403. McDonald VS, Ignacio RC, Kuettel MA, Schlitzkus LL, Sullivan ME, Tadlock MD. PMID: 31889690.
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    59. Patient-oriented online resources in pediatric surgery: Are we failing the readability test? J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Oct; 55(10):2048-2051. Prieto JM, West-Santos C, Montgomery AS, Patwardhan U, Lazar DA, Thangarajah H, Bickler SW, Huang EY, Fairbanks TJ, Ignacio RC. PMID: 31952681.
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    60. Evaluating surgical outcomes in pediatric extremity vascular trauma. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Feb; 55(2):319-323. Prieto JM, Van Gent JM, Calvo RY, Checchi KD, Wessels LE, Sise CB, Sise MJ, Bansal V, Ignacio RC. PMID: 31761459.
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    61. Attrition Rate in Military General Surgery GME and Effect on Quality of Military Programs. J Surg Educ. 2019 Nov - Dec; 76(6):e49-e55. Rolland G, Ahnfeldt EP, Chestnut CH, Cromer RM, Faler BJ, Galusha AD, Ignacio RC, Kellicut DC, Lammers DT, Platz TA, Propper BW, Rawlins ML, Sweeney WB, Ritter EM. PMID: 31492639.
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    62. Premenarchal patients present differently: A twist on the typical patient presenting with ovarian torsion. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Dec; 54(12):2614-2616. Prieto JM, Kling KM, Ignacio RC, Bickler SW, Fairbanks TJ, Saenz NC, Nicholson SI, Lazar DA. PMID: 31500875.
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    63. Laparoscopic ventricular-cholecystic shunt. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 2019; 47:1-5. Romeo C.IgnacioJr., Sophia M.V. Schermerhorn, Alexander J. Marrotte, James M.Prieto. View Publication.
    64. Trephination versus wide excision for the treatment of pediatric pilonidal disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Apr; 55(4):747-751. Prieto JM, Checchi KD, Kling KM, Ignacio RC, Bickler SW, Saenz NC, Fairbanks TJ, Nicholson SI, Lazar DA. PMID: 31301885.
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    65. The History of Surgical Staplers: A Combination of Hungarian, Russian, and American Innovation. Am Surg. 2019 Jun 01; 85(6):563-566. Gaidry AD, Tremblay L, Nakayama D, Ignacio RC. PMID: 31267894.
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    66. Global Initiative for Children's Surgery: A Model of Global Collaboration to Advance the Surgical Care of Children. World J Surg. 2019 06; 43(6):1416-1425. Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. PMID: 30623232; PMCID: PMC7019676.
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    67. Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care: Executive Summary. World J Surg. 2019 Apr; 43(4):978-980. Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. PMID: 30725368.
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    68. Evaluating a Health Care Disparity Among Marine Recruits Treated for Acute Appendicitis. Mil Med. 2019 01 01; 184(1-2):e186-e189. Prieto JM, Thompson KA, Wessels L, Moore HN, Hannon MP, Ignacio RC. PMID: 29982574.
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    69. Operative treatment for intussusception: Should an incidental appendectomy be performed? J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar; 54(3):495-499. Wang A, Prieto JM, Ward E, Bickler S, Henry M, Kling K, Thangarajah H, Ignacio R. PMID: 30583859.
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    70. A multimodal approach improves American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination scores. Am J Surg. 2018 Feb; 215(2):315-321. Decoteau MA, Rivera L, Umali K, Chan AD, Soballe P, Ignacio RC. PMID: 29275907.
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    71. Abdominoscrotal hydrocele: A systematic review. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Sep; 51(9):1561-4. Doudt AD, Kehoe JE, Ignacio RC, Christman MS. PMID: 27421822.
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    72. Protocol Standards for Reporting Video Data in Academic Journals. Acad Med. 2016 Apr; 91(4):485-90. Rowland PA, Ignacio RC, de Moya MA. PMID: 26675190.
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    73. Trichobezoars Detected and Treated Based on Plain Radiography. Mil Med. 2015 Oct; 180(10):e1136-8. Barrows A, Vachon T, Campin RC, Ignacio RC. PMID: 26444484.
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    74. An unusual presentation of pediatric osteoblastoma in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 15(6):638-40. Wallace SA, Ignacio RC, Klugh A, Gates G, Henry MC. PMID: 26030331.
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    75. Integration of Surgical Residency Training With US Military Humanitarian Missions. J Surg Educ. 2015 Sep-Oct; 72(5):898-903. Jensen S, Tadlock MD, Douglas T, Provencher M, Ignacio RC. PMID: 25623551.
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    76. Improvement of tracheal compression after pectus excavatum repair. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 Sep; 29(9):957-9. Miyano G, Ignacio RC, Wood RE, Inge TH. PMID: 23708973.
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    77. Incidental persistent omphalomesenteric (vitelline) artery during laparoscopic appendectomy in an adult. Am Surg. 2013 Jan; 79(1):E10-1. Syres KM, Potochny EM, Ignacio RC. PMID: 23317587.
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    78. Diverticulitis in a child with Williams syndrome: a case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Sep; 47(9):E33-5. Ignacio RC, Klapheke WP, Stephen T, Bond S. PMID: 22974633.
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    79. Atypical Location of Giant Dermoid Cyst of the Neck. Am Surg. 2010 Aug 01; 76(8):120-121. Maki A, Wiesenauer CA, Ignacio RC. PMID: 28958229.
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    80. Atypical location of giant dermoid cyst of the neck. Am Surg. 2010 Aug; 76(8):E120-1. Maki A, Wiesenauer CA, Ignacio RC. PMID: 21513630.
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    81. Laparoscopic repair of bilateral congenital diaphragmatic hernia of Morgagni in a newborn. Am Surg. 2010 Feb; 76(2):215-6. Ignacio RC, Nagaraj HS, Downard CD. PMID: 20336904.
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    82. Splenic syndrome: a rare indication for splenectomy. Mil Med. 2008 Dec; 173(12):1233-7. Pothula V, Saegusa E, Takekoshi D, Edson T, Ignacio R. PMID: 19149345.
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    83. Breast disorders in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2008 Dec; 21(6):311-6. Fallat ME, Ignacio RC. PMID: 19064223.
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    84. Primary hepatic carcinoid tumor in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Nov; 43(11):e25-8. Foley DS, Sunil I, Debski R, Ignacio RC, Nagaraj HS. PMID: 18970916.
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    85. A case report of severe tracheal obstruction requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Oct; 41(10):E1-4. Ignacio RC, Falcone RA, Brown RL. PMID: 17011250.
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    86. The effect of a right-sided aortic arch on outcome in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Mar; 41(3):479-83. Allen SR, Ignacio R, Falcone RA, Alonso MH, Brown RL, Garcia VF, Inge TH, Ryckman FC, Warner BW, Azizkhan RG, Tiao GM. PMID: 16516619.
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    87. Necrotizing fasciitis: a rare complication of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Nov; 40(11):1805-7. Ignacio RC, Falcone RA, Warner BW. PMID: 16291176.
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    88. Evidence-based care guideline for medical management of Very low birth weight infants at risk for NEC. 2005. Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Guideline Team, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. View Publication.
    89. Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: what is the real difference? Results of a prospective randomized double-blinded trial. Surg Endosc. 2004 Feb; 18(2):334-7. Ignacio RC, Burke R, Spencer D, Bissell C, Dorsainvil C, Lucha PA. PMID: 14691696.
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    90. The incidence of positive peritoneal cytology in colon cancer: a prospective randomized blinded trial. Am Surg. 2002 Nov; 68(11):1018-21. Lucha PA, Ignacio R, Rowley D, Francis M. PMID: 12455799.
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    91. Apparent lack of correlation between tyramine and phenylethylamine content and the occurrence of food-precipitated migraine. Reexamination of a variety of food products frequently consumed in the United States and commonly restricted in tyramine-free diets. Headache Quarterly, Current Treatment and Research. 1996; 3(7):239-249. Mosnaim, A.D., Freitag, F., Ignacio, R., Salas, M.A., Karoum, F., Wolf, M.E. and Diamond, S.
    92. Plasma methionine-enkephalin in PTSD. Biol Psychiatry. 1991 Feb 01; 29(3):305-7. Wolf ME, Mosnaim AD, Puente J, Ignacio R. PMID: 2015338.
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    93. Methionine-enkephalin in post-traumatic stress disorder. Plasma levels and degradation. Res. Comm. Psychology, Psychiatry and Behavior. 1990; 1-2(15):73-38. Wolf, M.E., Mosnaim, A.D., Puente, J. and Ignacio, R.: .
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