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Contributors

Editors

Michael J. Zinner, MD, FACS
Moseley Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
Surgeon-in-Chief
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS
Frank Sawyer Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Contributors

Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA, FACS
Senior Attending Physician, Vascular Surgery
Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Frank Sawyer Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Edward D. Auyang, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Marshall S. Baker, MD, MBA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
NorthShore University Health System
Evanston, Illinois

Anita Balakrishnan, BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCS
Research Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Specialist Registrar in General Surgery
East of England Deanery
United Kingdom

Barbara Lee Bass, MD
Bookout Distinguished Endowed Chair
Chair, The Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery
Houston, Texas
Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Lokesh Bathla, MD
Fellow, Section of Transplant Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Robert W. Beart, Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor Emeritus
Colorectal Institute
Glendale Memorial Hospital
Glendale, California

Kevin E. Behrns, MD
Edward R. Woodward Professor
Chairman of Surgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Ronald Bleday, MD
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Joshua I. S. Bleier, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, FRCS Eng (Hon), FRCS Ed (Hon), FWACS (Hon), FRCSI (Hon), FCS (SA) (Hon)
Brickhouse Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia

David C. Brooks, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Division of General/GI Surgery
Boston, Massachusetts

John L. Cameron, MD, FACS
Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Shamus R. Carr, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah

Clifford S. Cho, MD
Assistant Professor
Section of Surgical Oncology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

Michael A. Choti, MD, MBA, FACS
Jacob C. Handelsman Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Kathleen K. Christians, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of General Surgery
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Thomas E. Clancy, MD
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School,
Boston, Massachusetts

Kevin C. P. Conlon, MA, MCh, MBA, FRCSI, FACS, FRCS, FTCD
Professor of Surgery
The University of Dublin
Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Steven A. Curley, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgical Oncology
Charles Barker Endowed Chair in Surgical Oncology
Chief, Gastrointestinal Tumor Surgery
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Thomas R. DeMeester, MD
Emeritus Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Daniel T. Dempsey, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Assistant Director of Perioperative Services
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Antonio di Carlo, MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Vermont
Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Burlington, Vermont

Timothy R. Donahue, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Mark S. Duxbury, MA, DM, FRCS Ed (Gen Surg)
Clinician Scientist & Honorary Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon
Clinical Surgery
University of Edinburgh
Royal Infirmary
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Alex Escalona, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Digestive Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Santiago, Chile

David Etzioni, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Douglas B. Evans, MD
Donald C. Ausman Family Foundation Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

B. Mark Evers, MD
Director, Markey Cancer Center
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, University of Kentucky Department of Surgery
Physician-in-Chief, Oncology Service Line
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Alessandro Fichera, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Craig P. Fischer, MD
Chief, Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor of Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York
Department of Surgery
The Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Josef E. Fischer, MD, FACS
William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert J. Fitzgibbons, Jr., MD, FACS
Harry E. Stuckenhoff Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of General Surgery and Associate Chairman
Department of Surgery
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska

James W. Fleshman, Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Washington University in St Louis
Chief of Surgery, Barnes Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Yuman Fong, MD
Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery
Weill-Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Shawn Forbes, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Resident in Colorectal Surgery
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Frank A. Frizelle, MBChB, MMedSc, FRACS, FACS, FNZMA
Professor/Head of University Department of Surgery
University of Otago; Christchurch
Christchurch, New Zealand

Robert D. Fry, MD
Emilie & Roland deHellebranth Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tom K. Gallagher, MCh, MRCS
Specialist Registrar in Hepatobiliary Surgery
Department of Surgery, Adelaide & Meath Hospital incorporating the National Children's Hospital, Tallaght
Dublin, Ireland

Julio Garcia Aguilar, MD, PhD
Chief, Colorectal Service
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH
Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Joel Goldberg, MD, FACS
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Gastrointestinal Cancer Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

José G. Guillem, MD, MPH
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Peter T. Hallowell, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Bariatric Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Douglas W. Hanto, MD, PhD
Lewis Thomas Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Transplantation
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

J. Michael Henderson, MD
Chief Quality Officer, Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Toshitaka Hoppo, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

John G. Hunter, MD, FACS
Mackenzie Professor and Chairman of Surgery
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

Roger D. Hurst, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Patrick J. Javid, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Blair A. Jobe, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Shadyside Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Saboor Khan, PhD, FRCS Eng (Gen), FACS
HPB Scholar
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Consultant, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon
University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire
Coventry, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Andreas M. Kaiser, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Associate Professor
Department of Colorectal Surgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Edward Kelly, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery
Director, Acute Care Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Saurabh Khandelwal, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Director, UWMC Bariatrics Center
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

John T. Langell, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

Simon Law, MS(HK), MBBChir, MA(Cantab), FRCS(Edin), FCSHK, FHKAM, FACS
Cheung Kung-Hai Professor in Gastrointestinal Surgery
Chief, Division of Esophageal and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Department of Surgery
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Ryan M. Levy, MD
Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Keith D. Lillemoe, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief
Chief, Department of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Y. Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Donna Loehner, RN, BSN, CWOCN
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts

Benjamin P. T. Loveday, MBChB, PhD
Honorary Lecturer; Senior Registrar
Department of Surgery
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton, New Zealand

James D. Luketich, MD
Professor of Surgery, Chief
Heart, Lung, & Esophageal Surgery Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Warren R. Maley, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, FACS, FASGE
Professor of Surgery
Director of Surgical Endoscopy
Program Director, Case Surgery
University Hospitals
Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief and Chairman, Department of Surgery
Dallas B. Phemister Professor of Surgery
Medicine & Biological Sciences
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Robert A. Maxwell, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, Tennessee

David W. McFadden, MD, MBA
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
University of Connecticut
Farmington, Connecticut

Robin S. McLeod, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Angelo and Alfredo De Gasperis Families Chair in Colorectal Cancer and IBD Research
Professor of Surgery and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Vice Chair, Quality and Performance
Department of Surgery
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD
Lewis Atterbury Stimson Professor
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Surgeon-in-Chief
New York Presbyterian Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York

Francis D. Moore, Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair, Surgery
Chief, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jon B. Morris, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Education
Department of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sean J. Mulvihill, MD
Associate Vice President for Clinical Affairs
Chief Executive Officer
University of Utah Medical Group
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Matthew A. Nehs, MD
Chief Resident, General Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Clinical Fellow in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Heidi Nelson, MD
Professor
Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Thang C. Nguyen, MBBS, FRACS
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Southern and Eastern Health
Victoria, Australia

Brant K. Oelschlager, MD
Byers Endowed Professor of Esophageal Research
Chief, Gastrointestinal/General Surgery and Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Theodore N. Pappas, MD
Professor of Surgery
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Purvi Y. Parikh, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

Rajesh Pendlimari, MBBS
Research Fellow
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

William H. Peranteau, MD
Fellow
Department of Surgery
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Henry A. Pitt, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS
Oliver H. Payne Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University
Surgeon-in-Chief
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

David W. Rattner, MD
Chief, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Warshaw Family Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc, FACS
Associate Surgeon, Division of Surgical Oncology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas E. Read, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Staff Surgeon, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Program Director, Residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts
Professor of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Howard A. Reber, MD
Professor of Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

John J. Ricotta, MD, FACS
Harold H. Hawfield Chair of Surgery
Department of Surgery
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Patricia L. Roberts MD
Chair, Division of Surgery
Chair, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts
Professor of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Flavio G. Rocha, MD
Staff Surgeon, HPB Service
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Robert E. Roses, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ori D. Rotstein, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief
Department of Surgery and Division of General Surgery
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Daniel T. Ruan, MD
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeannine A. Ruby, MD
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

George A. Sarosi, MD
Associate Professor and the Robert H. Hux Professor
General Surgery/GI, Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Michael G. Sarr, MD
J. C. Masson Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation
Rochester, Minnesota

Mitsuru Sasako, MD, PhD
Professor, Chairman
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hyogo College of Medicine
Nishnomiya, Japan

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery, Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Bruce Schirmer, MD
Stephen H. Watts Professor of Surgery
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

David J. Schoetz, Jr., MD
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Lahey Clinic
Burlington, Massachusetts

Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, FACS
The Aragón/Gonzalez-Gíustí Chair
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Seymour I. Schwartz, MD, FACS
Distinguished Alumni Professor of Surgery
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York

Guido M. Sclabas, MD, MS
Consultant
Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic Health System Austin
Austin, Minnesota

Anthony J. Senagore, MD, MS, MBA
Professor, Clinical Scholar
Charles W. and Carolyn Costello Chair in Colorectal Diseases
Program Director, LAC and USC General Surgery Residency
Division Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Jory S. Simpson, MD, FRCSC
St. Michael's Hospital
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Nathaniel J. Soper, MD
Loyal and Edith Davis Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS, FSPSA, FPALES (Hon.)
Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Department of Surgery
Einstein Medical Center
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Visiting Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Philippine General Hospital and
University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Manila, Philippines

David I. Soybel, MD
Nahrwold Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery Specialties
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania

Steven M. Strasberg, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FRCS(Ed)
Pruett Professor of Surgery
Section of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

David J. Sugarbaker, MD
The Richard E. Wilson Professor of Surgical Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Richard S. Swanson, MD
Director, Program in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer
Division of Surgical Oncology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Lee L. Swanstrom, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery
Oregon Health and Sciences University
GI/MIS Division
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, Oregon

Ali Tavakkoli, MD, FRCS, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick S. Tawadros, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)
Assistant Professor
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ashley Haralson Vernon, MD
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Andrew L. Warshaw, MD
Senior Consultant
International and Regional Clinical Relations
Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare
W. Gerald Austen Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jon O. Wee, MD
Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Mark Lane Welton, MD, MHCM
Professor
Department of Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Edward E. Whang, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

John A. Windsor, BSc, MBChB, MD, FRACS, FACS
Professor of Surgery
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand

Christopher L. Wolfgang, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Pathology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Charles J. Yeo, MD
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jin S. Yoo, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Duke University Health System
Durham, North Carolina

Michael J. Zinner, MD, FACS
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
Surgeon-in-Chief
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

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