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1 From the Department of Emergency Surgery (M.P., A.P.), Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Cagliari, University Hospital Policlinico Duilio Casula, Cagliari, Italy; Department of Surgery (R.A.), Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden; Department of Surgery (M.B.), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery (F.C.), Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy; Department of Surgery (M.S.), Macerata Hospital, Macerata, Italy; Denver Health System-Denver Health Medical Center (E.E.M.), Denver, Colorado; Department of Surgery (M.S.), Letterkenny Hospital, Donegal, Ireland; Department of Surgery (F.A.-Z.), College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates; Department of Abdominal Surgery (M.T., A.L.), Abdominal Center, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; Department of Upper GI Surgery (D.D.), Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; Division of General Surgery (Y.K.), Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery (K.S.), Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway; Department of Surgery (G.A.), University Hospital Centre of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; Section of Acute Care Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, Department of Surgery (R.L.), New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York; Acute Surgical Unit (M.K.), Canberra Hospital, ACT, Canberra, Australia; Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM)-Unicamp, Campinas (G.P.F.), SP, Brazil; Department of Surgery (R.T.B., E.T., H.V.G.), Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Niguarda Hospital Trauma Center (O.C.), Milan, Italy; Department of Surgery (R.V.M.), University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington; Department of Surgery (F.P.), Nicola Giannettasio Hospital, Corigliano-Rossano, and La Sapienza University o Rome, Rome, Italy; Department of Visceral Surgery (B.D.S.), Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal Poissy/Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Poissy, France; Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of General Surgery (C.A.O.), Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia; Department of General Surgery and Trauma (L.A.), Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy; Emergency and Trauma Surgery Department (F.C.), Maggiore Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy; and Department of General Surgery (S.D.S.), University of Insubria, University Hospital of Varese, ASST Sette Laghi, Regione Lombardia, Varese, Italy.