Sina Iranmanesh, Department of Vascular Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, United States
John J Ricotta, Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, United States
Author contributions: Iranmanesh S and Ricotta JJ solely contributed to this paper.
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Correspondence to: Sina Iranmanesh, MD, Department of Vascular Surgery, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, POB 3150 North, 110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010, United States. email@example.com
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Received: November 8, 2014
Peer-review started: November 8, 2014
First decision: January 20, 2015
Revised: February 23, 2015
Accepted: March 30, 2015
Article in press: April 2, 2015
Published online: July 28, 2015