From the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (T.E.R.), Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery (T.E.R., J.W., N.M.R., K.L.M.), F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland; Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (J.W.), Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery (K.L.M.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Submitted for publication December 14, 2010.
Accepted for publication February 25, 2011.
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