Dino Fanfan  1 Mark McKenney  1 2 Adel Elkbuli  1

1 Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA.

2 Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Mar 15;64:102211


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