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Wessel, David

TitleExecutive VP and CMO
InstitutionChildrens National Medical Center
DepartmentOffice of the Chief Medical Officer
Address111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington DC 20010
Phone(202) 4765047
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    1. Berger JT, Holubkov R, Reeder R, Wessel DL, Meert K, Berg RA, Bell MJ, Tamburro R, Dean JM, Pollack MM. Morbidity and mortality prediction in pediatric heart surgery: Physiological profiles and surgical complexity. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. PMID: 28274558.
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    2. Checchia PA, Laussen PC, Macrae D, Bohn D, Chang AC, Wessel DL. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care: A Transition to Maturity. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug; 17(8 Suppl 1):S110-1. PMID: 27490587.
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    3. Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Clark AE, Moler F, Meert K, Harrison RE, Newth CJ, Sutton RM, Wessel DL, Berger JT, Carcillo J, Dalton H, Heidemann S, Shanley TP, Zuppa AF, Doctor A, Tamburro RF, Jenkins TL, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Pollack MM. Incidence and Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in PICUs. Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4):798-808. PMID: 26646466; PMCID: PMC4809365 [Available on 04/01/17].
    4. Keele L, Meert KL, Berg RA, Dalton H, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Wessel DL, Shanley T, Carcillo J, Morrison W, Funai T, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Pollack M. Limiting and Withdrawing Life Support in the PICU: For Whom Are These Options Discussed? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb; 17(2):110-20. PMID: 26669647.
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    5. Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Dean JM, Berger JT, Wessel DL, Meert K, Berg RA, Newth CJ, Harrison RE, Carcillo J, Dalton H, Shanley T, Jenkins TL, Tamburro R. The Pediatric Risk of Mortality Score: Update 2015. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1):2-9. PMID: 26492059.
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    6. Abman SH, Hansmann G, Archer SL, Ivy DD, Adatia I, Chung WK, Hanna BD, Rosenzweig EB, Raj JU, Cornfield D, Stenmark KR, Steinhorn R, Thébaud B, Fineman JR, Kuehne T, Feinstein JA, Friedberg MK, Earing M, Barst RJ, Keller RL, Kinsella JP, Mullen M, Deterding R, Kulik T, Mallory G, Humpl T, Wessel DL. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: Guidelines From the American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society. Circulation. 2015 Nov 24; 132(21):2037-99. PMID: 26534956.
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    7. DeBiasi RL, Song X, Cato K, Floyd T, Talley L, Gorman K, Parra M, Shankar V, Campos J, Chamberlain J, Cora-Bramble D, Sable C, Newman K, Wessel D. Preparedness, Evaluation, and Care of Pediatric Patients Under Investigation for Ebola Virus Disease: Experience from a Pediatric Designated Care Facility. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Mar; 5(1):68-75. PMID: 26518218; PMCID: PMC4765487 [Available on 03/01/17].
    8. Meert KL, Keele L, Morrison W, Berg RA, Dalton H, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Wessel DL, Shanley T, Carcillo J, Clark A, Holubkov R, Jenkins TL, Doctor A, Dean JM, Pollack M. End-of-Life Practices Among Tertiary Care PICUs in the United States: A Multicenter Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 16(7):e231-8. PMID: 26335128; PMCID: PMC4562059.
    9. Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Berger JT, Clark AE, Meert K, Berg RA, Carcillo J, Wessel DL, Moler F, Dalton H, Newth CJ, Shanley T, Harrison RE, Doctor A, Jenkins TL, Tamburro R, Dean JM. Simultaneous Prediction of New Morbidity, Mortality, and Survival Without New Morbidity From Pediatric Intensive Care: A New Paradigm for Outcomes Assessment. Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug; 43(8):1699-709. PMID: 25985385; PMCID: PMC4657566.
    10. Su L, Waller M, Kaplan S, Watson A, Jones M, Wessel DL. Cardiac resuscitation events: one eyewitness is not enough. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 May; 16(4):335-42. PMID: 25651046.
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    11. Meert KL, Eggly S, Kavanaugh K, Berg RA, Wessel DL, Newth CJ, Shanley TP, Harrison R, Dalton H, Dean JM, Doctor A, Jenkins T, Park CL. Meaning making during parent-physician bereavement meetings after a child's death. Health Psychol. 2015 Apr; 34(4):453-61. PMID: 25822059; PMCID: PMC4380228.
    12. Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Clark A, Berger JT, Meert K, Newth CJ, Shanley T, Moler F, Carcillo J, Berg RA, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Harrison RE, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL. Pediatric intensive care outcomes: development of new morbidities during pediatric critical care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 15(9):821-7. PMID: 25226501; PMCID: PMC4221484.
    13. Eggly S, Manning MA, Slatcher RB, Berg RA, Wessel DL, Newth CJ, Shanley TP, Harrison R, Dalton H, Dean JM, Doctor A, Jenkins T, Meert KL. Language Analysis as a Window to Bereaved Parents' Emotions During a Parent-Physician Bereavement Meeting. J Lang Soc Psychol. 2015 Mar; 34(2):181-199. PMID: 26726278.
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    14. Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Clark A, Moler F, Shanley T, Meert K, Newth CJ, Carcillo J, Berger JT, Doctor A, Berg RA, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Harrison RE, Dean JM, Jenkins TL. Relationship between the functional status scale and the pediatric overall performance category and pediatric cerebral performance category scales. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul; 168(7):671-6. PMID: 24862461; PMCID: PMC4589215.
    15. Costello JM, Dunbar-Masterson C, Allan CK, Gauvreau K, Newburger JW, McGowan FX, Wessel DL, Mayer JE, Salvin JW, Dionne RE, Laussen PC. Impact of empiric nesiritide or milrinone infusion on early postoperative recovery after Fontan surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jul; 7(4):596-604. PMID: 24906491.
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    16. Meert KL, Eggly S, Berg RA, Wessel DL, Newth CJ, Shanley TP, Harrison R, Dalton H, Clark AE, Dean JM, Doctor A, Nicholson CE. Feasibility and perceived benefits of a framework for physician-parent follow-up meetings after a child's death in the PICU. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 42(1):148-57. PMID: 24105453; PMCID: PMC3867593.
    17. Berg RA, Sutton RM, Holubkov R, Nicholson CE, Dean JM, Harrison R, Heidemann S, Meert K, Newth C, Moler F, Pollack M, Dalton H, Doctor A, Wessel D, Berger J, Shanley T, Carcillo J, Nadkarni VM. Ratio of PICU versus ward cardiopulmonary resuscitation events is increasing. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 41(10):2292-7. PMID: 23921270; PMCID: PMC3783604.
    18. Maltz LA, Klugman D, Spaeder MC, Wessel DL. Off-label drug use in a single-center pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Jul; 4(3):262-6. PMID: 24327493.
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    19. Wessel DL, Berger F, Li JS, Dähnert I, Rakhit A, Fontecave S, Newburger JW. Clopidogrel in infants with systemic-to-pulmonary-artery shunts. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 20; 368(25):2377-84. PMID: 23782178.
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    20. Pollack MM, Dean JM, Butler J, Holubkov R, Doctor A, Meert KL, Newth CJ, Berg RA, Moler F, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Berger J, Harrison RE, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Nicholson CE. The ideal time interval for critical care severity-of-illness assessment. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun; 14(5):448-53. PMID: 23628831; PMCID: PMC3720693.
    21. Berger JT, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Wessel DL, Clark A, Holubkov R, Meert KL, Newth CJ, Berg RA, Heidemann S, Harrison R, Pollack M, Dalton H, Harvill E, Karanikas A, Liu T, Burr JS, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE. Critical pertussis illness in children: a multicenter prospective cohort study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4):356-65. PMID: 23548960; PMCID: PMC3885763.
    22. Bratton SL, Newth CJ, Zuppa AF, Moler FW, Meert KL, Berg RA, Berger J, Wessel D, Pollack M, Harrison R, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Liu T, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nicholson CE. Critical care for pediatric asthma: wide care variability and challenges for study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul; 13(4):407-14. PMID: 22067984; PMCID: PMC3298633.
    23. Newth CJ, Meert KL, Clark AE, Moler FW, Zuppa AF, Berg RA, Pollack MM, Sward KA, Berger JT, Wessel DL, Harrison RE, Reardon J, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Doctor A, Nicholson CE. Fatal and near-fatal asthma in children: the critical care perspective. J Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 161(2):214-21.e3. PMID: 22494876; PMCID: PMC3402707.
    24. Barst RJ, Ivy DD, Gaitan G, Szatmari A, Rudzinski A, Garcia AE, Sastry BK, Pulido T, Layton GR, Serdarevic-Pehar M, Wessel DL. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study of oral sildenafil citrate in treatment-naive children with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Circulation. 2012 Jan 17; 125(2):324-34. PMID: 22128226.
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    25. Olivieri L, Ratnayaka K, Levy RJ, Berger J, Wessel D, Donofrio M. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact atrial septum sequelae of left atrial hypertension in utero. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 17; 57(20):e369. PMID: 21565633.
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    26. Fraisse A, Butrous G, Taylor MB, Oakes M, Dilleen M, Wessel DL. Intravenous sildenafil for postoperative pulmonary hypertension in children with congenital heart disease. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Mar; 37(3):502-9. PMID: 21069290; PMCID: PMC3042092.
    27. Barst RJ, Agnoletti G, Fraisse A, Baldassarre J, Wessel DL. Vasodilator testing with nitric oxide and/or oxygen in pediatric pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Jul; 31(5):598-606. PMID: 20405117.
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    28. Macrae D, Wessel DL. Iceberg or pyramid? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar; 11(2 Suppl):S1-2. PMID: 20216154.
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    29. Fraisse A, Wessel DL. Acute pulmonary hypertension in infants and children: cGMP-related drugs. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar; 11(2 Suppl):S37-40. PMID: 20216161.
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    30. Steinhorn RH, Kinsella JP, Pierce C, Butrous G, Dilleen M, Oakes M, Wessel DL. Intravenous sildenafil in the treatment of neonates with persistent pulmonary hypertension. J Pediatr. 2009 Dec; 155(6):841-847.e1. PMID: 19836028.
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    31. LaRovere JM, Jeffries HE, Sachdeva RC, Rice TB, Wetzel RC, Cooper DS, Bird GL, Ghanayem NS, Checchia PA, Chang AC, Wessel DL. Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease--the perspective of critical care. Cardiol Young. 2008 Dec; 18 Suppl 2:130-6. PMID: 19063783.
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    32. Bacha EA, Cooper D, Thiagarajan R, Franklin RC, Krogmann O, Deal B, Mavroudis C, Shukla A, Yeh T, Barach P, Wessel D, Stellin G, Colan SD. Cardiac complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiol Young. 2008 Dec; 18 Suppl 2:196-201. PMID: 19063791.
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    33. Mullen MP, Wessel DL, Thomas KC, Gauvreau K, Neufeld EJ, McGowan FX, Dinardo JA. The incidence and implications of anti-heparin-platelet factor 4 antibody formation in a pediatric cardiac surgical population. Anesth Analg. 2008 Aug; 107(2):371-8. PMID: 18633010.
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    34. Scheurer MA, Salvin JW, Vida VL, Fynn-Thompson F, Bacha EA, Pigula FA, Mayer JE, del Nido PJ, Wessel DL, Laussen PC, Thiagarajan RR. Survival and clinical course at Fontan after stage one palliation with either a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt or a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jul 01; 52(1):52-9. PMID: 18582635.
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    35. Lai L, Laussen PC, Cua CL, Wessel DL, Costello JM, del Nido PJ, Mayer JE, Thiagarajan RR. Outcomes after bidirectional Glenn operation: Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 May; 83(5):1768-73. PMID: 17462397.
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    36. Wessel DL. Testing new drugs for heart failure in children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Sep; 7(5):493-4. PMID: 16960538.
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    37. Cua CL, Thiagarajan RR, Gauvreau K, Lai L, Costello JM, Wessel DL, Del Nido PJ, Mayer JE, Newburger JW, Laussen PC. Early postoperative outcomes in a series of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing stage I palliation operation with either modified Blalock-Taussig shunt or right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 May; 7(3):238-44. PMID: 16474256.
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    38. Costello JM, Thiagarajan RR, Dionne RE, Allan CK, Booth KL, Burmester M, Wessel DL, Laussen PC. Initial experience with fenoldopam after cardiac surgery in neonates with an insufficient response to conventional diuretics. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan; 7(1):28-33. PMID: 16395071.
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    39. Graham TP, Beekman RH, Allen HD, Bricker JT, Freed MD, Hurwitz RA, McQuinn TC, Schieken RM, Strong WB, Zahka KG, Sanders SP, Colan SD, Cordes TM, Donofrio MT, Ensing GJ, Geva T, Kimball TR, Sahn DJ, Silverman NH, Sklansky MS, Weinberg PM, Hellenbrand WE, Lloyd TR, Lock JE, Mullins CE, Romes JJ, Teitel DF, Vetter VL, Silka MJ, Van Hare GF, Walsh EP, Kulik T, Giglia TM, Kocis KC, Mahoney LT, Schwartz SM, Wernovsky G, Wessel DL, Murphy D, Foster E, Benson DW, Baldwin HS, Hirshfeld JW, Kugler JD, Moskowitz WB, Creager MA, Lorell BH, Merli G, Rodgers GP, Rutherford JD, Tracy CM, Weitz HH. ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competence (ACC/AHA/AAP Writing Committee to Develop Training Recommendations for Pediatric Cardiology). Circulation. 2005 Oct 18; 112(16):2555-80. PMID: 16230506.
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    40. Allen HD, Bricker JT, Freed MD, Hurwitz RA, McQuinn TC, Schieken RM, Strong WB, Zahka KG, Sanders SP, Colan SD, Cordes TM, Donofrio MT, Ensing GJ, Geva T, Kimball TR, Sahn DJ, Silverman NH, Sklansky MS, Weinberg PM, Beekman RH, Hellenbrand WE, Lloyd TR, Lock JE, Mullins CE, Rome JJ, Teitel DF, Vetter VL, Silka MJ, Van Hare GF, Walsh EP, Kulik T, Giglia TM, Kocis KC, Mahoney LT, Schwartz SM, Wernovsky G, Wessel DL, Murphy DJ, Foster E, Benson DW, Baldwin HS, Mahoney LT, McQuinn TC. ACC/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Pediatrics. 2005 Dec; 116(6):1574-96. PMID: 16210422.
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    41. Kulik T, Giglia TM, Kocis KC, Mahoney LT, Schwartz SM, Wernovsky G, Wessel DL. ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 5: requirements for pediatric cardiac critical care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Oct 04; 46(7):1396-9. PMID: 16198869.
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    42. Adatia I, Atz AM, Wessel DL. Inhaled nitric oxide does not improve systemic oxygenation after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Jan; 129(1):217-9. PMID: 15632849.
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    43. Fraisse A, Geva T, Gaudart J, Wessel DL. Doppler echocardiographic predictors of outcome in newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension. Cardiol Young. 2004 Jun; 14(3):277-83. PMID: 15680021.
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    44. Bailey JM, Hoffman TM, Wessel DL, Nelson DP, Atz AM, Chang AC, Kulik TJ, Spray TL, Akbary A, Miller RP, Wernovsky G. A population pharmacokinetic analysis of milrinone in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery. J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2004 Feb; 31(1):43-59. PMID: 15346851.
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    45. Newburger JW, Wypij D, Bellinger DC, du Plessis AJ, Kuban KC, Rappaport LA, Almirall D, Wessel DL, Jonas RA, Wernovsky G. Length of stay after infant heart surgery is related to cognitive outcome at age 8 years. J Pediatr. 2003 Jul; 143(1):67-73. PMID: 12915826.
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    46. Atz AM, Munoz RA, Adatia I, Wessel DL. Diagnostic and therapeutic uses of inhaled nitric oxide in neonatal Ebstein's anomaly. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Apr 01; 91(7):906-8. PMID: 12667588.
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    47. Hoffman TM, Wernovsky G, Atz AM, Kulik TJ, Nelson DP, Chang AC, Bailey JM, Akbary A, Kocsis JF, Kaczmarek R, Spray TL, Wessel DL. Efficacy and safety of milrinone in preventing low cardiac output syndrome in infants and children after corrective surgery for congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2003 Feb 25; 107(7):996-1002. PMID: 12600913.
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    48. Booth KL, Roth SJ, Perry SB, del Nido PJ, Wessel DL, Laussen PC. Cardiac catheterization of patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Nov 06; 40(9):1681-6. PMID: 12427423.
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    49. Marcus EN, Munoz RA, Margossian R, Colan SD, Wessel DL. Echocardiographic assessment of the right ventricular response to hypertension in neonates on the basis of average-shaped contraction models. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2002 Oct; 15(10 Pt 2):1145-53. PMID: 12411897.
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    50. du Plessis AJ, Bellinger DC, Gauvreau K, Plumb C, Newburger JW, Jonas RA, Wessel DL. Neurologic outcome of choreoathetoid encephalopathy after cardiac surgery. Pediatr Neurol. 2002 Jul; 27(1):9-17. PMID: 12160967.
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    51. Menache CC, du Plessis AJ, Wessel DL, Jonas RA, Newburger JW. Current incidence of acute neurologic complications after open-heart operations in children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Jun; 73(6):1752-8. PMID: 12078765.
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    52. Hoffman TM, Wernovsky G, Atz AM, Bailey JM, Akbary A, Kocsis JF, Nelson DP, Chang AC, Kulik TJ, Spray TL, Wessel DL. Prophylactic intravenous use of milrinone after cardiac operation in pediatrics (PRIMACORP) study. Prophylactic Intravenous Use of Milrinone After Cardiac Operation in Pediatrics. Am Heart J. 2002 Jan; 143(1):15-21. PMID: 11773907.
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