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Chris Freise, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentSurgery
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-353-1898
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    University of California, San Francisco Transplant Fellowship1995School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoPost-Doc Fellow/Scholar1991School of Medicine
    University of MinnesotaM.D.1986School of Medicine

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    Living Donor Liver Transplant :Short &Long-Term Impact on Donors and Recipients
    NIH/NIDDK U01DK062444Sep 1, 2002 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Butt Z, DiMartini AF, Liu Q, Simpson MA, Smith AR, Zee J, Gillespie BW, Holtzman S, Ladner D, Olthoff K, Fisher RA, Hafliger S, Freise CE, Mandell MS, Sherker AH, Dew MA. Fatigue, Pain, and other Physical Symptoms of Living Liver Donors in the Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL-2). Liver Transpl. 2018 Apr 26. PMID: 29698577.
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    2. Freise C, Bobb V, Querfeld U. Collagen XIV and a related recombinant fragment protect human vascular smooth muscle cells from calcium-/phosphate-induced osteochondrocytic transdifferentiation. Exp Cell Res. 2017 09 15; 358(2):242-252. PMID: 28655510.
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    3. Freise CE. Vascular complication rates in living donor liver transplantation: How low can we go? Liver Transpl. 2017 04; 23(4):423-424. PMID: 28073169.
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    4. Yamanaga S, Posselt AM, Freise CE, Kobayashi T, Tavakol M, Kang SM. A Single Perioperative Injection of Dexamethasone Decreases Nausea, Vomiting, and Pain after Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy. J Transplant. 2017; 2017:3518103. PMID: 28210502.
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    5. Kluijfhout WP, Drake FT, Pasternak JD, Beninato T, Mitmaker EJ, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Freise CE, Duh QY. De novo thyroid cancer following solid organ transplantation-A 25-year experience at a high-volume institution with a review of the literature. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Feb; 115(2):105-108. PMID: 28054345.
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    6. Mandell MS, Smith AR, Dew MA, Gordon DB, Holtzman S, Howell T, DiMartini AF, Butt Z, Simpson MA, Ladner DP, Freise CE, McCluskey SA, Fisher RA, Guarrera JV, Olthoff KM, Pomfret EA. Early Postoperative Pain and its Predictors in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study. Transplantation. 2016 Nov; 100(11):2362-2371. PMID: 27517726.
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    7. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Roll GR, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Impact of Graft Selection on Donor and Recipient Outcomes After Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2016 06; 100(6):1244-50. PMID: 27123878; PMCID: PMC4874840 [Available on 06/01/17].
    8. Dew MA, DiMartini AF, Ladner DP, Simpson MA, Pomfret EA, Gillespie BW, Merion RM, Zee J, Smith AR, Holtzman S, Sherker AH, Weinrieb R, Fisher RA, Emond JC, Freise CE, Burton JR, Butt Z. Psychosocial Outcomes 3 to 10 Years After Donation in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study. Transplantation. 2016 Jun; 100(6):1257-69. PMID: 27152918; PMCID: PMC4874865 [Available on 06/01/17].
    9. Olthoff KM, Smith AR, Abecassis M, Baker T, Emond JC, Berg CL, Beil CA, Burton JR, Fisher RA, Freise CE, Gillespie BW, Grant DR, Humar A, Kam I, Merion RM, Pomfret EA, Samstein B, Shaked A. Defining long-term outcomes with living donor liver transplantation in North America. Ann Surg. 2015 Sep; 262(3):465-75; discussion 473-5. PMID: 26258315; PMCID: PMC4545521.
    10. Tran G, Ramaswamy K, Chi T, Meng M, Freise C, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy with Autotransplantation: Safety, Efficacy and Long-Term Durability. J Urol. 2015 Sep; 194(3):738-743. PMID: 25801764; PMCID: PMC4966611.
    11. Olthoff KM, Emond JC, Shearon TH, Everson G, Baker TB, Fisher RA, Freise CE, Gillespie BW, Everhart JE. Liver regeneration after living donor transplantation: adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jan; 21(1):79-88. PMID: 25065488; PMCID: PMC4276514.
    12. Ladner DP, Dew MA, Forney S, Gillespie BW, Brown RS, Merion RM, Freise CE, Hayashi PH, Hong JC, Ashworth A, Berg CL, Burton JR, Shaked A, Butt Z. Long-term quality of life after liver donation in the adult to adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL). J Hepatol. 2015 Feb; 62(2):346-53. PMID: 25195558; PMCID: PMC4300258.
    13. Flemming JA, Vagefi PA, Freise CE, Yao FY, Terrault NA. Restricting liver transplant recipients to younger donors does not increase the wait-list time or the dropout rate: the hepatitis C experience. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1202-10. PMID: 24961679; PMCID: PMC4803440.
    14. Vagefi PA, Parekh J, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Ex vivo split-liver transplantation: the true right/left split. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Mar; 16(3):267-74. PMID: 23601002; PMCID: PMC3945853.
    15. Park SJ, Freise CE, Hirose R, Kerlan RK, Yao FY, Roberts JP, Vagefi PA. Risk factors for liver transplant waitlist dropout in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Clin Transplant. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(4):E359-64. PMID: 22693962.
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    16. Vagefi PA, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Dodge JL, Roberts JP. Use of living donor liver transplantation varies with the availability of deceased donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2012 Feb; 18(2):160-5. PMID: 22006378.
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    17. Vagefi PA, Parekh J, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Outcomes with split liver transplantation in 106 recipients: the University of California, San Francisco, experience from 1993 to 2010. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146(9):1052-9. PMID: 21931003.
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    18. Vagefi PA, Eilers H, Hiniker A, Freise CE. Liver transplantation for giant hepatic angiomyolipoma. Liver Transpl. 2011 Aug; 17(8):985-6. PMID: 21462294.
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    19. Ahearn AJ, Posselt AM, Kang SM, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy among more than 1000 cases: low complication rates, despite more challenging cases. Arch Surg. 2011 Jul; 146(7):859-64. PMID: 21768434.
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    20. Chang EI, Galvez MG, Padilla BE, Freise CE, Foster RD, Hoffman WY. Ten-year retrospective analysis of incisional herniorrhaphy following renal transplantation. Arch Surg. 2011 Jan; 146(1):21-5. PMID: 21242441.
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    21. Melcher ML, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Outcomes of surgical repair of bile leaks and strictures after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant. Clin Transplant. 2010 Nov-Dec; 24(6):E230-5. PMID: 20529098.
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    22. Vagefi PA, Freise CE. Fibrin plug. Kidney Int. 2010 Nov; 78(9):942. PMID: 20948542.
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    23. Melcher ML, Pomposelli JJ, Verbesey JE, McTaggart RA, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Pomfret EA. Comparison of biliary complications in adult living-donor liver transplants performed at two busy transplant centers. Clin Transplant. 2010 Sep-Oct; 24(5):E137-44. PMID: 20047615.
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    24. Odisho AY, Freise CE, Tomlanovich SJ, Vagefi PA. Inguinal herniation of a transplant ureter. Kidney Int. 2010 Jul; 78(1):115. PMID: 20551935.
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    25. Vagefi PA, Klein I, Gelb B, Hameed B, Moff SL, Simko JP, Fix OK, Eilers H, Feiner JR, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Bass NM. Emergent orthotopic liver transplantation for hemorrhage from a giant cavernous hepatic hemangioma: case report and review. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jan; 15(1):209-14. PMID: 20549381; PMCID: PMC3023038.
    26. Mohebali K, Young DM, Hansen SL, Shawo A, Freise CE, Chang DS, Maa J, Harris HW. Open incisional hernia repair at an academic tertiary care medical center. Arch Surg. 2009 Sep; 144(9):848-52. PMID: 19797110.
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    27. Breyer BN, Whitson JM, Freise CE, Meng MV. Prostate cancer screening and treatment in the transplant population: current status and recommendations. J Urol. 2009 May; 181(5):2018-25; discussion 2025-6. PMID: 19286214.
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    28. Mas VR, Maluf DG, Archer KJ, Yanek K, Kong X, Kulik L, Freise CE, Olthoff KM, Ghobrial RM, McIver P, Fisher R. Genes involved in viral carcinogenesis and tumor initiation in hepatitis C virus-induced hepatocellular carcinoma. Mol Med. 2009 Mar-Apr; 15(3-4):85-94. PMID: 19098997.
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    29. Yao FY, Kerlan RK, Hirose R, Davern TJ, Bass NM, Feng S, Peters M, Terrault N, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Excellent outcome following down-staging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation: an intention-to-treat analysis. Hepatology. 2008 Sep; 48(3):819-27. PMID: 18688876; PMCID: PMC4142499.
    30. Campsen J, Blei AT, Emond JC, Everhart JE, Freise CE, Lok AS, Saab S, Wisniewski KA, Trotter JF. Outcomes of living donor liver transplantation for acute liver failure: the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study. Liver Transpl. 2008 Sep; 14(9):1273-80. PMID: 18756453; PMCID: PMC3732478.
    31. Ghobrial RM, Freise CE, Trotter JF, Tong L, Ojo AO, Fair JH, Fisher RA, Emond JC, Koffron AJ, Pruett TL, Olthoff KM. Donor morbidity after living donation for liver transplantation. Gastroenterology. 2008 Aug; 135(2):468-76. PMID: 18505689; PMCID: PMC3731061.
    32. Eisenberg ML, Lee KL, Zumrutbas AE, Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Long-term outcomes and late complications of laparoscopic nephrectomy with renal autotransplantation. J Urol. 2008 Jan; 179(1):240-3. PMID: 18001789.
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    33. Mahanty HD, Posselt AM, Lipshutz GS, Schneider DB, Freise CE. Catheter-directed therapy for DVT after pancreas transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2007 Nov-Dec; 21(6):748-54. PMID: 17988269.
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    34. Whitson JM, Stackhouse GB, Freise CE, Meng MV, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo partial nephrectomy followed by allograft renal transplantation. Urology. 2007 Nov; 70(5):1007.e1-3. PMID: 18068465.
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    35. Berg CL, Gillespie BW, Merion RM, Brown RS, Abecassis MM, Trotter JF, Fisher RA, Freise CE, Ghobrial RM, Shaked A, Fair JH, Everhart JE. Improvement in survival associated with adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation. Gastroenterology. 2007 Dec; 133(6):1806-13. PMID: 18054553; PMCID: PMC3170913.
    36. Fuller TF, Rose F, Singleton KD, Linde Y, Hoff U, Freise CE, Dragun D, Niemann CU. Glutamine donor pretreatment in rat kidney transplants with severe preservation reperfusion injury. J Surg Res. 2007 Jun 01; 140(1):77-83. PMID: 17292409.
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    37. Yeh BM, Coakley FV, Westphalen AC, Joe BN, Freise CE, Qayyum A, McTaggart RA, Roberts JP. Predicting biliary complications in right lobe liver transplant recipients according to distance between donor's bile duct and corresponding hepatic artery. Radiology. 2007 Jan; 242(1):144-51. PMID: 17185665.
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    38. Yao FY, Hirose R, LaBerge JM, Davern TJ, Bass NM, Kerlan RK, Merriman R, Feng S, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. A prospective study on downstaging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2005 Dec; 11(12):1505-14. PMID: 16315294.
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    39. Fuller TF, Brennan TV, Feng S, Kang SM, Stock PG, Freise CE. End stage polycystic kidney disease: indications and timing of native nephrectomy relative to kidney transplantation. J Urol. 2005 Dec; 174(6):2284-8. PMID: 16280813.
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    40. Melcher ML, Carter JT, Posselt A, Duh QY, Stoller M, Freise CE, Kang SM. More than 500 consecutive laparoscopic donor nephrectomies without conversion or repeated surgery. Arch Surg. 2005 Sep; 140(9):835-9; discussion 839-40. PMID: 16172291.
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    41. Olthoff KM, Merion RM, Ghobrial RM, Abecassis MM, Fair JH, Fisher RA, Freise CE, Kam I, Pruett TL, Everhart JE, Hulbert-Shearon TE, Gillespie BW, Emond JC. Outcomes of 385 adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant recipients: a report from the A2ALL Consortium. Ann Surg. 2005 Sep; 242(3):314-23, discussion 323-5. PMID: 16135918; PMCID: PMC1357740.
    42. Carter JT, Freise CE, McTaggart RA, Mahanty HD, Kang SM, Chan SH, Feng S, Roberts JP, Posselt AM. Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipient. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jun; 5(6):1312-8. PMID: 15888035.
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    43. Serkova N, Fuller TF, Klawitter J, Freise CE, Niemann CU. H-NMR-based metabolic signatures of mild and severe ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat kidney transplants. Kidney Int. 2005 Mar; 67(3):1142-51. PMID: 15698456.
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    44. Lipshutz GS, Mahanty H, Feng S, Hirose R, Stock PG, Kang SM, Posselt AM, Freise CE. BKV in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients: a leading cause of renal graft loss in first 2 years post-transplant. Am J Transplant. 2005 Feb; 5(2):366-73. PMID: 15643997.
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    45. Posselt AM, Mahanty H, Kang SM, Stoller ML, Meng MV, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: a large single-center experience. Transplantation. 2004 Dec 15; 78(11):1665-9. PMID: 15591957.
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    46. Fuller TF, Feng S, Brennan TV, Tomlanovich S, Bostrom A, Freise CE. Increased rejection in living unrelated versus living related kidney transplants does not affect short-term function and survival. Transplantation. 2004 Oct 15; 78(7):1030-5. PMID: 15480170.
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    47. Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo excision and autotransplantation for complex renal tumors. J Urol. 2004 Aug; 172(2):461-4. PMID: 15247703.
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    48. Greene KL, Meng MV, Abrahams HM, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic-assisted upper pole ureterocalicostomy using renal inversion and autotransplantation. Urology. 2004 Jun; 63(6):1182-4. PMID: 15183982.
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    49. Brennan TV, Freise CE, Fuller TF, Bostrom A, Tomlanovich SJ, Feng S. Early graft function after living donor kidney transplantation predicts rejection but not outcomes. Am J Transplant. 2004 Jun; 4(6):971-9. PMID: 15147432.
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    50. Abrahams HM, Freise CE, Kang SM, Stoller ML, Meng MV. Technique, indications and outcomes of pure laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy. J Urol. 2004 May; 171(5):1793-6. PMID: 15076278.
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    51. Abrahams HM, Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Pure laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: step-by-step approach. J Endourol. 2004 Apr; 18(3):221-5; discussion 225. PMID: 15225384.
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    52. Fuller TF, Serkova N, Niemann CU, Freise CE. Influence of donor pretreatment with N-acetylcysteine on ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat kidney grafts. J Urol. 2004 Mar; 171(3):1296-300. PMID: 14767336.
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    53. Abrahams HM, Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for pediatric recipients: outcomes analysis. Urology. 2004 Jan; 63(1):163-6. PMID: 14751374.
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    54. Fuller TF, Freise CE, Serkova N, Niemann CU, Olson JL, Feng S. Sirolimus delays recovery of rat kidney transplants after ischemia-reperfusion injury. Transplantation. 2003 Dec 15; 76(11):1594-9. PMID: 14702530.
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    55. Freise CE, Kang SM, Feng S, Hirose R, Stock P. Excellent short-term results with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in low-risk simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. Arch Surg. 2003 Oct; 138(10):1121-5; discussion 1125-6. PMID: 14557130.
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    56. Gulati M, Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for suspected renal cell carcinoma in dialysis-dependent patients. Urology. 2003 Sep; 62(3):430-6. PMID: 12946741.
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    57. Stock PG, Roland ME, Carlson L, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Terrault NA, Frassetto LA, Palefsky JM, Tomlanovich SJ, Ascher NL. Kidney and liver transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a pilot safety and efficacy study. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 27; 76(2):370-5. PMID: 12883195.
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    58. Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Sclerosing peritonitis. Urology. 2003 Jun; 61(6):1257-8. PMID: 12809916.
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    59. Fuller TF, Kang SM, Hirose R, Feng S, Stock PG, Freise CE. Management of lymphoceles after renal transplantation: laparoscopic versus open drainage. J Urol. 2003 Jun; 169(6):2022-5. PMID: 12771709.
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    60. Meng MV, Freise CE, Stoller ML. Expanded experience with laparoscopic nephrectomy and autotransplantation for severe ureteral injury. J Urol. 2003 Apr; 169(4):1363-7. PMID: 12629362.
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    61. Meng MV, Freise CE, Kang SM, Duh QY, Stoller ML. Techniques to optimize vascular control during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Urology. 2003 Jan; 61(1):93-7; discussion 97-8. PMID: 12559274.
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    62. Corbascio M, Mahanty H, Osterholm C, Qi Z, Pearson TC, Larsen CP, Freise CE, Ekberg H. Anti-lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 monoclonal antibody inhibits CD40 ligand-independent immune responses and prevents chronic vasculopathy in CD40 ligand-deficient mice. Transplantation. 2002 Jul 15; 74(1):35-41. PMID: 12134096.
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    63. Hiramoto JS, Freise CE, Randall HR, Bretan PN, Tomlanovich S, Stock PG, Hirose R. Successful long-term outcomes using pediatric en bloc kidneys for transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2002 Apr; 2(4):337-42. PMID: 12118855.
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