The purpose of the GME Publications collection is to preserve and share the scholarship of the Kansas City University community. Here we showcase research done by current and former GME residents and GME faculty members while enrolled in or employed by KCU.

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Submissions from 2024

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Diagnostic Utility of the 23-Gene Expression Profile Test for an Atypical Intradermal Melanocytic Proliferation, Etan Marks, Anais A. Badia, and Matthew S. Goldberg

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Retinoids for the Treatment of Refractory Grover’s Disease: A Case Series and Review of the Literature, David Moodie, Charles Dunn, Chloe Fernandez, and Rajiv Nathoo

Submissions from 2023

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A Consultation for Pediatric Neck Mass Resulting in a Rare Diagnosis of Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Case Report, Scott McClintick, Kent McIntire, Kindall Martin, Randall Hansen, Hanen Rojas, Christopher Stewart, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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AI-Derived Dermatology Case Reports are Indistinguishable from Those Written by Humans: A Single Blinded Observer Study, Charles Dunn, Jacob Hunter, William Steffes, Zackary Whitney, Michael Foss, Jere Mammino, Adam Leavitt, Spencer D. Hawkins, Alexander Dane, Martin Yungmann, and Rajiv Nathoo

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A Narrative Review of Non-Infected Painful Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Evaluation and Treatment, Speros Gabriel, Tyler Tucker, and Michael A. Boin

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A Physician's Guide to the Use of Gene Expression Profile Ancillary Diagnostic Testing for Cutaneous Melanocytic Neoplasms, Etan Marks, Abel Jarell, Joanna Ludzik, Aaron S. Farberg, Harold S. Rabinovitz, Robert G. Phelps, Clay J. Cockerell, and Alexander Witkowski

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A Retrospective Study for Association Between Post-Transfusion Hemoglobin S Level and Pre-Transfusion Hemoglobin S Level at the Next Scheduled Transfusion, Ding Wen Wu, Jessica Jacobson, Mark Lifshitz, Yanhua Li, Rachel Friedmann, Ronald Walsh, Evan Himchak, Sadiqa Karim, Etan Marks, Sang Hwa Himchak, and Timothy Hilbert

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Association of New-Onset Arrhythmias and COVID-19 Infection in Hospitalized Patients, Cali Clark, Matthew McAuliffe, Christopher Lane, Rose Galetti, Awais Ur Rahman, Colton Pate, and Robert McNab

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Case Report of Leprosy in Central Florida, USA, 2022, Aashni Bhukhan, Charles Dunn, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Cervical Collars and Dysphagia Among Geriatric TBIs and Cervical Spine Injuries: A Retrospective Cohort Study, Stephanie Jarvis, Alexandre P. Sater, Jeffrey Gordon, Allan Nguyen, Kaysie Banton, and David Bar-Or

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Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Supplemented With Latissimus Dorsi Transfer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Jake X. Checketts, Robert Steele, Ashini Patel, Josh Stephens, Kate Buhrke, Arjun Reddy, Landon Stallings, Jacob J. Triplet, and Brian Chalkin

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Dermal Suture Height Differential: The Secret to Simplifying and Optimizing Wound Edge Eversion, Charles Dunn, Cyndi Yag-Howard, Rajiv Nathoo, Alexander Dane, Adam Leavitt, Adam Sutton, and Ashley Wysong

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Fluvoxamine vs Placebo and Time to Recovery in Outpatients With Mild to Moderate COVID-19, Sahar Ashraf and Nauman Ashraf

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Incidental Metastatic Lung Cancer in a Patient Being Treated for Community-Acquired Pneumonia: The Case for Lung Cancer Screening in Rural America, Carl T. Heinrich IV, Stephen Stabbert, Dayan Sanchez, Jayton A. Lim, David Martin, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Intralesional Certolizumab for Refractory Lupus Pernio, Charles Dunn, Zackary Whitney, Michael Foss, Austin Ambur, Stephen Eubanks, Adam Leavitt, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Using Gracilis Tendon Graft and "All Suture" Knotless Anchors for Patellar Fixation, Edoardo Monaco, Natale Criseo, Alessandro Annibaldi, Alessandro Carrozzo, Susanna M. Pagnotta, Matteo Romano Cantagalli, Pierfrancesco Orlandi, and Matthew Daggett

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Network Analysis Examining Intrahospital Traffic of Patients With Traumatic Hip Fracture, Elizabeth A. Secor, David Hamilton, Cecile D'Huyvetter, Kristin Salottolo, and David Bar-Or

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Painful Nodules With a Crawling Sensation, Faraz Yousefian, Michael Foss, Austin Ambur, Charles Dunn, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Primary Tumor Resection in Colorectal Cancer Patients With Unresectable Distant Metastases: A Minireview, Junge Bai, Ming Yang, Zheng Liu, Sergey Efetov, Cuneyt Kayaalp, Audrius Dulskas, Darcy Shaw, and Xishan Wang

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Pseudo-Allergies in the Emergency Department: A Common Misdiagnosis of Hypersensitivity Type 1 Allergic Reaction, Akram M. Eraky, Alisha Wright, and Douglas McDonald

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Quantifying Perioperative Anxiety in Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Single-Center Prospective Case-Series, Cailin O'Connell, Remi Hamel, Tariq Nisar, Jeffrey Dickman, Elizabeth Hall, and Leonard Goldberg

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Resolution of Brachioradial Pruritus Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Case Report, Brandon Nguyen, Rylee McGuire, and James Taylor

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Systematic Review: Is There a Medicinal Use of Cocaine in Psychiatry?, Andrew Troy Hodge, Robert Strayhan, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Systematic Review of Clear Cell Hidradenoma, Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, Adam Kramer, Niritta Patel, Patricia Palanca, Pear Sukarom, Gursuraj Grewal, Jacob Glowacki, Jacob Hunter, and Charles Harper

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The Efficacy of Psilocybin in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis, Andrew Troy Hodge, Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, and Robert Strayhan

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The Forbidden Fruit: A Case of Tejocote (Crataegus mexicana) Supplement Toxicity, Cali Clark, Terrence Kelly, Kyle Mense, Shane Miller, and Ashley Broce

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The Use of Psilocybin in the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders with Attention to Relative Safety Profile: A Systematic Review, Andrew Troy Hodge, Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, Matthew Narlesky, and Robert Strayhan

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The Value of Discovery: Camp Discovery Augments Resident Physician Education, Charles Dunn, Alan Wong, Samuel Stahly, Jason Kieffer, Jacob Hunter, and Mark Kaufmann

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Unicentric Castleman Disease in the Temporal Region of a Pediatric Patient, Jeffrey Dickman, Samantha Haraszti, Karen Warschaw, and Weimin Hu

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Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management in an Elderly Male, Shahman Shahab, Dimitar I. Semerdzhiev, James Reeves, Amy Daniel, David Martin, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

Submissions from 2022

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A Case of Indeterminate Cutaneous Dendritic Cell Tumors in the Setting of Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Paul Vance, and Etan Marks

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Acute Thrombosis of Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery During Anaphylactic Reaction to Contrast Dye, John Cox, Cali Clark, and Zachary Anderson

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Alopecia Areata and Myasthenia Gravis Presenting as Paraneoplastic Phenomena of Breast Cancer, Charles Dunn, Rajiv Nathoo, Aaron Tauer, and Layne Green

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Alopecia in Children Undergoing Chemotherapy, Radiation, and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Scoping Review and Approach to Management, Stephen Kessler, Ali Marzooq, Arun Sood, Kristen Beebe, Alexandra Walsh, Liliana Montoya, and Harper Price

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Annular Bullous Lesions in a Child From Uganda: Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood, Austin Ambur, Timothy A. Nyckowski, and Aashni Bhukhan

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A Severe Case of Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Association Between Industry Sponsorship and Author Conflicts of Interest With Outcomes of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder, Sydney Ferrell, Simran Demla, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Trevor Torgerson, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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A Surprising Scalp Finding: Spontaneous Nodules in an Elderly Man, Charles Dunn, Yasser Faraj, Nicole Vesely, Austin Ambur, Michael Foss, Robin Burger, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Alexandra Grammenos, Alisa Vinokurov, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Compliance With SEP-1 Guidelines is Associated With Improved Outcomes for Septic Shock but not for Severe Sepsis, Shelly N.B. Sloan, Nathan A. Rodriguez, Thomas Seward, Lucy Sare, Lukas Moore, Greg Stahl, Kerry Johnson, Scott Goade, and Robert Arnce

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Conflicts of Interest Among Authors of Systematic Reviews Regarding the Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain with Opioids Analgesics, Connor Polson, Parker Siex, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Will Roberts, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Evaluating the Relationship Between Industry Sponsorship and Conflicts of Interest Among Systematic Review Authors on Treatments for Cannabis Use Disorder, Marvin Carr, Vaishnavi Reddy, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Evaluation of Industry Relationships Among Authors of Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses Regarding Ménières Disease, David Wenger, Ross Nowlin, Austin L. Johnson, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Examination of Cutaneous Changes Among Patients Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Jordan B. Lane, Samuel Stahly, Adam Sills, Stephen D. Wagner, Stacy Zimmerman, David Martin, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Expanding the Spectrum of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex: Syndromic Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex With Nephropathy and Epilepsy Secondary to CD151 Tetraspanin Defect--A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Charles Dunn, Austin Ambur, Michael Foss, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Exploring Diagnostic Strategies in the Assessment of Mixed Affective States, Andrew Troy Hodge and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Facial Edema Associated with Dasatinib: Case Report with Successful Treatment, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Austin Ambur, Alisa Vinokurov, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Idiopathic Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis With Mucosal Involvement, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Impaired Calcium Signalling and Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Darier Disease: An Exploratory Review, Austin Ambur, Asma Zaidi, Charles Dunn, and Rajiv Nathoo

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In-Office Needle Arthroscopic Assessment After Primary ACL Repair: Short-Term Results in 15 Patients, Alessandro Annibaldi, Edoardo Monaco, Matthew Daggett, Alessandro Carrozzo, Daniele Mazza, Leonardo Previ, Giorgio Rossi, Pierfrancesco Orlandi, and Andrea Ferretti

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In-Office Needle Arthroscopic Synovial Biopsy Is an Effective Diagnostic Tool in Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis, Valerio Andreozzi, Edoardo Monaco, Cristina Garufi, Francesca Romana Spinelli, Giorgio Rossi, Matthew Daggett, Fabrizio Conti, and Andrea Ferretti

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Isolated Nevus Unius Lateralis in a Patient from Uganda, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Large Mucocele of the Appendix Discovered in a 48-Year-Old Male Presenting With Appendicitis: A Case Report, Dimitar I. Semerdzhiev, Robert E. Hardister, Stephen D. Wagner, Dewey R. McAfee, David Martin, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Leukoderma With Perifollicular Sparing: A Diagnostic Clue of Cutaneous Onchocerciasis, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Management of Attention Deficits and Behavioral Dyscontrol With an Evening-Dosed Methylphenidate Formulation in Smith-Magenis Syndrome, Matthew Narlesky, Devin McDonald, Brian Bradford, Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, and Robert Strayhan

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Multiple Indolent Asymptomatic Yellow-Orange Patches and Plaques, Andrew Niemann, Jason Mammino, Rajiv Nathoo, and Robin Burger

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No Difference in Clinical and Radiological Outcomes Following Fixation of Transverse Patella Fractures With Either Suture Tape or Metallic Cerclage: A Retrospective Comparative Study, Edoardo Monaco, Adnan Saithna, Silvia Cardarelli, Giorgio Bruni, Alessandro Carrozzo, Alessandro Annibaldi, Matthew Daggett, Andrea Del Duca, and Andrea Ferretti

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Oral Tranexamic Acid for the Treatment of Melasma: A Case Series and Novel Dosing Regimen, Michael Foss, Kevin Nethers, Aashni Bhukhan, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Osteochondral Allograft Reconstruction of a Pediatric Distal Humerus Fracture with Articular Bone Loss: A Case Report, Kirsten Norrell, Derec Stanislav, Micah Sinclair, and Caroline Tougas

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Simple Intraoperative Technique to Improve Wound Edge Approximation for Residents, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Jason Mammino, Trisha Khanna, and Jere Mammino

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Striking Elevations in Aminotransferases in a Case of Congestive Hepatopathy Without Concurrent Hypotension, Kyle N. Kaneko, Zacharie D. Finneman, Phillip M. Avila, Jayton A. Lim, and Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten

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Subcutaneous Sweet's Syndrome: A Rare Subtype of Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

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Superficial Solitary Fibrous Tumor Masquerading as a Dermoid Cyst: A Case Report, Michael Foss, Charles Dunn, Etan Marks, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Systematic Review Effect of Tracheostomy on Mortality Rate among COVID-19 Patients, Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten and Pear Sukarom

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The Eyes Have It: When Skin Findings Prompt Referral to Ophthalmology, Charles Dunn, Michael Foss, and Monique Kumar

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Two Cases of Linear Cutaneous Depressions After Botulinum Toxin A, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Zackary Whitney, and Panagiotis Mitropoulos

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Vaccines and Dermatology: Expanding the Role of Dermatology Clinics in the Name of Public Health, Charles Dunn, Yasser Faraj, Nicole Vesely, Michael Foss, Austin Ambur, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Vitiligo Possibly Triggered by COVID-19 Vaccination, Michelle Militello, Austin Ambur, and William Steffes

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Xeroderma Pigmentosum Presenting in Two Siblings from Uganda, Austin Ambur and Timothy A. Nyckowski

Submissions from 2021

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A Case of Drug-Induced Bullous Pemphigoid With an Isomorphic Response and Updated Review of Koebnerization in Bullous Diseases, Austin Ambur, Rajiv Nathoo, and Sadia Saeed

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A Case of Secondary Syphilis Masquerading as Cutaneous Lymphoma, Kevin Nethers, Rafael E. Mojica, Etan Marks, Robin Burger, Sadia Saeed, and William Steffes

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Acute Primary Repair of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament With Anterolateral Ligament Augmentation, Edoardo Monaco, Daniele Mazza, Matthew Daggett, Fabio Marzilli, Alessandro Annibaldi, Alessandro Carrozzo, and Andrea Ferretti

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A Review of Emerging and Non-US FDA-Approved Topical Agents for the Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, Natalie Kash and Sirunya Silapunt

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Arthroscopic Bone Block Stabilisation Procedures for Glenoid Bone Loss in Anterior Glenohumeral Instability: A Systematic Review of Clinical and Radiological Outcomes, Muaaz Tahir, Shahbaz Malik, Robert Jordan, Madara Kronberga, Peter D'Alessandro, and Adnan Saithna

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Association Between Author Conflicts of Interest and Industry-Sponsorship With the Favorability of Outcomes of Systematic Reviews Focusing on Treatments of Erectile Dysfunction, Adam Corcoran, Cody Hillman, W. Tanner Cole, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Bradley S. Johnson, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Clinical Patterns of Hair Loss in Men: Is Dihydrotestosterone the Only Culprit?, Natalie Kash, Matt Leavitt, Adam Leavitt, Spencer D. Hawkins, and Rahil B. Roopani

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Clinical Results of Combined ACL and Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction: A Narrative Review from the SANTI Study Group, Adnan Saithna, Matthew Daggett, Camilo Partezani Helito, Edoardo Monaco, Florent Franck, Thais Dutra Vieira, Charles Pioger, and Jin Goo Kim

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Collision of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Sebaceous Carcinoma Extirpated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Austin Ambur, Timothy A. Nyckowski, Etan Marks, and Joshua Spanogle

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Combined ACL and Segond Repair in Combined Acute Proximal ACL Tears and Segond Fracture, Daniele Mazza, Edoardo Monaco, Matthew Daggett, Alessandro Annibaldi, Susanna M. Pagnotta, Alessandro Carrozzo, and Andrea Ferretti

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Combined Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament and Medial Quadriceps Tendon-Femoral Ligament, Eduardo Frois Temponi, Adnan Saithna, Matheus Braga Jacques Gonçalves, Luis Fernando Machado Soares, Rafael Baroni Carvalho, and Lúcio Honório de Carvalho Júnior

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Do Author Conflicts of Interest and Industry Sponsorship Influence Outcomes of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Regarding Glaucoma Interventions? A Cross-sectional Analysis, Audrey Wise, Deepika Mannem, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Exploring the Reasons and Financial Implications of Same-Day Cancellations of Hair Restoration Surgery: A Single-Center Retrospective Study, Natalie Kash, Rahil B. Roopani, Matt Leavitt, and Adam Leavitt

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Financial Conflicts of Interest Among Systematic Review Authors Investigating Interventions for Achilles Tendon Ruptures, W. Tanner Cole, Cody Hillman, Adam Corcoran, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Trevor Torgerson, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Influence of Conflicts of Interest and Industry Sponsorship on Outcomes of Uterine Cancer Systematic Reviews: Cross-Sectional Study, Roman Edwards, Holly Flores, J. Michael Anderson, Elaine Lai, Michael Weaver, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

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Outside-In Drilling Allows Avoidance of Two-Stage Surgery in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Ibrahim M. Haidar, Julien Billières, Adnan Saithna, Johnny El Rayes, Thomas Fradin, Cédric Ngbilo, Thais Dutra Vieira, Etienne Cavaignac, and Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet

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Percutaneous Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair With Needle Arthroscopy and Biological Augmentation, Matthew Daggett, Kyle Busch, Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco, Giorgio Bruni, and Adnan Saithna

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Poor Match Rates of Osteopathic Applicants Into ACGME Dermatology and Other Competitive Specialties, Elise Craig, Erica Brotzman, Benjamin Farthing, Rachel Giesey, and Jenifer Lloyd

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Primary Cutaneous Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumors: Two Cases and a Review of the Literature, Jennifer Wong, Jason Mammino, Jennifer Seyffert, Kristen Schmits, Etan Marks, and Daniel Rivlin

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Public Speaker Characteristics at Meetings of the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drug Advisory Committee and the Ophthalmic Devices Panel, Mostafa Khattab, Michael Weaver, Courtney Cook, Nicholas Kinder, and Matt Vassar

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Recurrent Erythema Multiforme Induced by the Combination of Pembrolizumab and Radiation, Austin Ambur, Jason Mammino, and Rajiv Nathoo

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Regarding “The Effect of Combined Anterolateral and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction on Reducing Pivot Shift Rate and Clinical Outcomes: A Meta-analysis”, Adnan Saithna, Camilo Partezani Helito, Alessandro Carrozzo, Jin Goo Kim, and Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet

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Risk Factors for Rapid Chondrolysis After Partial Lateral Meniscectomy: A Scoping Review of the Literature, Charles Pioger, Adnan Saithna, Vikram Kandhari, Mathieu Thaunat, Thais Dutra Vieira, Benjamin Freychet, Florent Franck, and Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet

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Segond Fractures Involve the Anterolateral Knee Capsule But Not the Iliotibial Band, Daniele Mazza, Edoardo Monaco, Andrea Redler, Megan Rianne Wolf, Raffaele Iorio, Matthew Daggett, Carlo Massafra, and Andrea Ferretti

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The Influence of Industry Sponsorship and Conflict of Interest on Results and Conclusions of Systematic Reviews Regarding Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis, Benjamin Heigle, Samuel Shepard, J. Michael Anderson, Michael Weaver, Micah Hartwell, and Matt Vassar

Submissions from 2020

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Acute GI Bleed Associated with Myxedemic Coma: Yes It Still Exists!, Azka Arif, Samana Mukhtar, Shazia Naseem, Hassan Hashm, Aniqa Malik, Iqra Shoaib, Guy M. Grabau, and Talal A. Khan

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Current and Emerging Concepts in the Management of Rotator Cuff Tears, Adnan Saithna

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Cutaneous Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection after Cosmetic Tattooing: A Case Report, Jennifer Seyffert, Christopher Wong, Sadia Saeed, and David Fitzmaurice

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Facial Rash with Oral Lesions, Weston Connelly, Robert Daze, Jason Mammino, and Regina Zambrano

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Knee Extension Deficit in the Early Postoperative Period Predisposes to Cyclops Syndrome After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Risk Factor Analysis in 3633 Patients From the SANTI Study Group Database, Jean-Romain Delaloye, Jozef Murar, Thais Dutra Vieira, Florent Franck, Charles Pioger, Lionel Helfer, Adnan Saithna, and Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet