From the Department of Surgery, US Army Institute for Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas (B.J.E., J.B.H.); the Department of Surgery, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas (D.J.); the Department of Surgery, Womack Army Medical Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina (S.F.); and the Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (H.S.).
Submitted for publication April 6, 2006.
Accepted for publication September 5, 2006.
Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 22–24, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia.
Address for reprints: Brian J. Eastridge, MD, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, MCHE-SDI, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234; email: [email protected].