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3.         Dixon AJ, Dixon MP, Dixon JB. Prospective study of long-term patient perceptions of their skin cancer surgery. J Am Acad Dermatol 2007;57:445-53.

4.         Dixon AJ, Dixon MP, Dixon JB. Bleeding complications in skin cancer surgery are associated with warfarin but not aspirin therapy. Br J Surg 2007;94:1356-60.

5.         Dixon AJ, Dixon MP, Dixon JB. Skin surgery to the ear risks increased bleeding complications - a prospective study. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2008.

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7.         Dixon A, Dixon JB, Dixon MP. Reducing Opposed Multilobed Flaps Results in Fewer Complications Than Traditional Repair Techniques When Closing Medium-Sized Defects on the Leg after Excision of Skin Tumor. Dermatol Surg 2006;32:935-42.

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