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Jonathan C. Levy, MD, FAAOS

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Telephone: 
(954) 958-4800
Fax: 
(954) 958-4899
Specialty/Specialties: 
Elbow Surgery
Orthopedics
Shoulder Surgery
Holy Cross Medical Group: 
Yes

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Videos
Dr. Levy's video profile
Ask the Doc Segment on NBC 6
Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Utilizing Match PointTM in Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool
Holy Cross Hospital's Orthopedic Research Institute

Current leadership positions
Chief of Orthopedics, Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross HealthPlex
Medical Advisory Committee, Holy Cross HealthPlex
Medical Director, Holy Cross Orthopedic Research Institute
Director, ASES Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship

Focus Areas
Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder / Elbow Surgery

Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency / Fellowship
Visiting Clinician, Mayo Clinic Elbow Service, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (2006) 
Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Tampa, FL (2005-2006)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery - University of Miami - Miami, FL (2000-2005)

Higher Education
Northwestern University Medical School - M.D. - Chicago, Illinois (1996-2000)
Northwestern University, Honors Program in Medical Education, Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Religion with Honors, Cum Laude / Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Evanston, Illinois (1993-1996)
 
Professional Associations & Appointments
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons (ASES), Member 2011-Present
Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS), Member 2009-Present
University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics, Voluntary Faculty
Institutional Review Board, Holy Cross Hospital, 2008
Alpha Omega Alpha, Northwestern University Medical School

Publications
Levy JC, “Simultaneous Rotator Cuff Repair and Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis Using Lateral Row Anchor.” Arthroscopy Techniques; available online 2012 Feb 10

Levy JC, Blum SA.  “Post-operative Acromion Base Fracture Resulting in Subsequent Instability of Reverse Shoulder Replacement.” Accepted J Shoulder Elbow Surgery; Online 2011, Dec 23

Levy JC, Badman B,”Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for Acute 4-Part Fracture: Tuberosity Fixation Using a Horseshoe Graft.” J Orthop Trauma. 2011 May;25(5):318-24.

Levy JC, Blum SA, “Reverse Shoulder Replacement:  Low Early Complication Rate Following Fellowship Experience.” Current Orthopaedic Practice 22(3):257-261, May/June 2011

Cuff D, Levy J, Gutiérrez S, Frankle MA, “Torsional Stability of Modular and Non-modular Reverse Shoulder Humeral Components in a Proximal Humeral Bone Loss Mode.” J Shoulder Elbow Surgery, J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Jun;20(4):646-51.

Levy JC, Kalandiak S. “Radiogragpic appearance of displaced lesser tuberosity osteotomy: A case series.” J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Mar;20(3):395-400.

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Replacement versus Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures.”  Accepted Current Orthopedic Practice, 21(5):443-447, September/October 2010.

Levy JC, Blum S, “Inferior Scapular Notching Following Encore Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis: A Case Report." Orthopedics. 2009 Oct;32(10).

Frankle MA, Teramoto A, Luo ZP, Levy J, Pupello D.  Glenoid Morphology in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty  - Classification and Surgical Implications. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec;18(6):874-85.

Klein SM, Levy JC, Holcomb JO, Pupello D, Frankle M.  Treatment of advanced rotator cuff dysfunction with reverse shoulder arthroplasty.  Minerva Orthopedica E Traumatologica. February 2009; 60(1):29-46.

Gutierrez S, Luo ZP, Levy J,  Frankle MA.  Arc of motion and socket depth in reverse shoulder implants. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2009 Jul;24(6):473-9

Levy JC, Badman B. Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for Acute 4-Part Fracture: Tuberosity Fixation Using a Horseshoe Graft. Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. June 2009; 10(2):76-82.

Levy JC, Loeb M, Chuinard C, Adams RA, Morrey BF.  Effectiveness of revision following linked versus unlinked total  elbow arthroplasty. 
J Shoulder Elbow Surg, May 2009; 18(3): 457-62.

Holcumb J, Pupello D, Levy J, Cuff D, Frankle M.  Challenging the conclusion, “Clinical outcome was essentially not affected by the notch.”  J Shoulder Elbow Surg, May 2009; 18(3):e51-e52.

Chacon A, Virani N, Shannon R, Levy JC, Pupello D, Frankle M. Revision arthroplasty with use of a reverse shoulder prosthesis-allograft composite. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91:119-127

Levy JC, Frankle M.  Bilateral shoulder chondrolysis following arthroscopy. A report of two cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Nov;90(11):2546-7

Gutierrez S, Levy JC, Frankle MA, Cuff D, Keller TS, Pupello DR, and Lee 3rd WE.  Evaluation of abduction range of motion and avoidance of inferior scapular impingement in a reverse shoulder model. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, Jul 2008; 17(4): 608-15.

Levy JC.  Modern Shoulder Replacement Surgery.  The Record.  Fall 2008: A4

Cuff D, Pupello D, Virani N,  Levy J, and Frankle M.  Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Rotator Cuff Deficiency J. Bone Joint Surg. Am., Jun 2008; 90: 1244 - 1251.

Levy JC, Virani NA, Frankle MA, Cuff D, Pupello DR, Hamelin JA.Young patients with shoulder chondrolysis following arthroscopic shoulder surgery treated with total shoulder arthroplasty.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, May 2008; 17(3): 380-8.

Virani NA, Harman M, Li K, Levy J, Pupello DR, Frankle MA.In vitro and finite element analysis of glenoid bone/baseplate interaction in the reverse shoulder design.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. May 2008; 17(3): 509-21.

Cuff DJ, Virani NA, Levy J, Frankle MA, Derasari A, Hines B, Pupello DR, Cancio M, Mighell M.The treatment of deep shoulder infection and glenohumeral instability with debridement, reverse shoulder arthroplasty and postoperative antibiotics.J Bone Joint Surg Br. March 2008; 90(3):336-42.

Gutiérrez S, Keller TS, Levy JC, Lee WE 3rd, Luo ZP. Hierarchy of stability factors in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. March 2008;466(3):670-6.

Levy JC.  New Approaches to Shoulder Treatment:  The Reverse Shoulder Replacement.  Medical Missions.  March 2008, A1-A2.

Levy J, Frankle M, Mighell M, Pupello D.  “The use of the reverse shoulder prosthesis for the treatment of failed hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fracture.”  J Bone Joint Surg Am. February 2007; 89(2):292-300.

Levy JC, Virani N, Pupello D, Frankle M. “Use of the reverse shoulder prosthesis for the treatment of failed hemiarthroplasty in patients with glenohumeral arthritis and rotator cuff deficiency.  J Bone Joint Surg Br. February 2007; 89(2):189-95.

Gutierrez S, Levy JC, Lee WE 3rd, Keller TS, Maitland ME.   “Center of Rotation Affects Abduction Range of Motion of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.”  Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 May;458:78-82.

Frankle M, Levy JC, Siegal S, Pupello D, Saleem A, Mighell M, Vasey M, “The Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for glenohumeral arthritis associated with severe rotator cuff deficiency. A minimum two-year follow-up study of sixty patients.”  J Bone Joint Surgery, September 2006, 88 Suppl 1 pt 2:178-90.

Levy JC, Kalandiak SP, Hutson JJ, Zych G.  “An alternative method of osteosynthesis for distal humeral shaft fractures.” J Orthop Trauma. 2005 Jan;19(1):43-7. 

Levy JC, Owens P, “Asymptomatic Chronic Radial Head Dislocation” Orthopedics. 2007 Mar;30(3):235-6.

Levy JC, Temple HT, Mollabashy A, Sanders J, Kransdorf M, “The Causes of Pain in Benign Solitary Enchondromas of the Proximal Humerus.”
Clin Orthop 2005 Feb;431:181-7.

Levy JC, Clifford PD, Mizel MS, Temple HT, “Value of Initial Radiographs in the Evaluation of Non-traumatic Adult Heel Pain.”  Foot Ankle Int. 2006 Jun;27(6):427-30.

Levy JC, Mizel MS, Wilson LS, Fox W, McHale K, Taylor DC, Temple HT, “Incidence of Foot and Ankle Injuries in West Point Cadets with Pes Planus Compared to the General Cadet Population.” Foot Ankle Int 2006 Dec;27(12):1060-4.
Chapters
Sher JS, Levy JC, Iannotti JP, Williams GR, “Diagnosis of Glenohumeral Instability” in Disorders of the Shoulder: diagnosis and management, second edition, iannotti and williams eds, lippincott williams and wilkins, 2006.

Levy JC, “Cuff Tear Arthropathy” in The Rotator Cuff Deficient Shoulder, ed. Frankle MA, Thieme, 2008.
Current Research    
Otto R, Levy JC,  Frankle MA, Virani N, Cuff D, “Acromial Fractures After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Evaluation Of Clinical And Radiographic Risk Factors.” Submitted to JBJS

Levy JC, Blum S, Whisner S, Anderson C, “Observation of radiolucent lines on initial post-operative radiographs using DJO Turon pegged glenoid.” Data Collection

Levy JC, Blum S, Whisner S, Anderson C, “Outcomes of lateral row arthroscopic biceps tenodesis.”  Data Collection

Levy JC, Anderson C, Samison A, “Non-operative treatment of post-operative acromion fractures following reverse shoulder replacement.” Under Revision to JBJS

Badman B, Levy JC, Williams C, Cain RA, Franle M, Mighell M, “Proximal Humeral Fractures Treated with Locked Plating and an Intramedullary Strut Allograft: A Retrospective Analysis. Under Revision Journal Orth Trauma

Levy JC, “ORIF of proximal humerus fractures in patients over 70.” Under Revision JSES

Levy JC, “Early functional results of reverse shoulder replacement” Data Collection

Levy JC, Latta L, Milne T, Zych G, Hutson JJ, Kalandiak S, “Treatment of Humeral Nonunions: Biomechanical comparison of locked to unlocked plating techniques. Submitted JOT

Loeb MD, Levy JC, Morrey BF, Chuinard C, Adams R A Survivorship of Unlinked and Linked Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis:  a comparative study. Submitted to Journal Bone Joint Surgery - British, resubmitted  

Levy JC, Loeb MD, Morrey BF, Chuinard C, Adams R Incidence of Heterotopic Bone Formation following Total Elbow Arthroplasty. To be submitted
Presentations
Levy JC,  Frankle MA, Otto R, Virani N, Cuff D, “Acromial Fractures After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Evaluation Of Clinical And Radiographic Risk Factors.” 2012 ASES Closed Meeting, Podium Paper. 2013 AAOS, Podium Paper

Levy JC, Anderson C, Samison A, “Classificaiton of post-operative acromion fractures following reverse shoulder replacement: Results of Non-Operative Treatment.” 2012 ASES Closed Meeting, e-poster

Badman B, Levy JC, Williams C, Cain RA, Franle M, Mighell M, “Proximal Humeral Fractures Treated with Locked Plating and an Intramedullary Strut Allograft: A Retrospective Analysis. 2012 ASES Closed Meeting, e-poster

Levy JC, Blum S, Whisner S, Anderson C, “Observation of radiolucent lines on initial post-operative radiographs using DJO Turon pegged glenoid.” 2013 AAOS Podium

Levy JC, University of Sao Paulo Shoulder & Elbow Symposium.  Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2012. Arthroscopic Posterior Instability Repairs, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Anterior Instability Repair, Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis

Levy JC, Arthrex Shouler Skills Lab.  Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2012. Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Decompression, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Instability Repair, Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis

Levy JC, DJO Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, August 2012. RSP for Acute fracture management. Monoblock Reverse, Shoulder Arthroplasty

Levy JC, DJO Masters Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty, June 2012: Early experience with Turon total shoulder system, RSP for Acute fracture management, Monoblock Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Post-operative acromion fractures following RSP

Levy JC, “Post-Operative Acromion Fractures  following RSP.”  Florida Orthopaedic Association, Sarasota, June 2012

Levy JC, Arthrex Shouler & Elbow Fellowship.  Naples, May 2012. Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Decompression, Arthroscopic Subscapularis Repair, Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis

Levy JC. 8th Biennial AAOS/ASES Shoulder and Elbow: Current Techniques and Controversies, Boca, May 2012. Clavicle Fractures, Reverse Arthroplasty for Fracture: Indication, Technique and Results

Levy JC, DJO Fellows Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty, April 2012: Early experience with new total shoulder system; Principals of fracture management; Monoblock Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Levy JC, “Locked Plate Fixation for Displaced Proximal Humerus Factures in Patients 70 Years and Older.” Poster Presentation, Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting 2011. Podium Presentation, AAOS Meeting February 2012

Levy JC, “Dial In: Turon Modular Total Shoulder System.” Podium Presentation, AAOS DJO Surgical, February 9, 2012

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Outcomes & Surgical Technique.”  Podium Presentation, MESA Knee, Shoulder, & Hip Workshop, Tampa November 2011

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty:  Outcomes and Technical Tricks.” Podium Presentation, AOAO Meeting, Chicago October 2011

Levy JC, “Live Broadcast of Reverse Shoulder Replacement.” ORLive.com, August 2, 2011

Levy JC, ”Arthroscopic Tennis Elbow Release.” Podium Presentation, Fellowship Completion Course, June 10, 2011

Levy JC, “Arthroplasty for Fracture and Partial Resufacing.”  Podium Presentation, FOS Meeting, Orlando, May 2011

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Replacement: How does it work?” Podium Presentation, ASTI Course, Tampa, April 29,2011

Levy JC, “Rehabilitation following Shoulder Arthroplasty.” Podium Presentation, Doctors Demystify, March 5, 2011

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Replacement – Early Experience with the Monoblock Stem.” Booth Presentation, AAOS, Feb 17, 2011

Levy JC, “Proximal Humerus Fracture, How to treat with arthroplasty and why.” Podium Presentation, current solutions in shoudler & elbow surgery, Tampa, Jan 2011

Levy JC,  “Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Techniques” breakout session. Podium Presentation, current solutions in shoudler & elbow surgery, Tampa 2011

Levy JC, ”Arthroscopic Tennis Elbow Release.” Podium Presentation, Fellowship Completion Course, June 18, 2010

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for Acute 4-Part Fracture: Tuberosity Fixation Using a Horseshoe Graft. Podium Presentation, FOS Meeting, Ft Lauderdale, May 2010. Podium Presentation, ACESS Meeting, San Diego, November 2010. Poster Presentation, AAOS 2011. Alternate Podium Presentation, Shoulder & Elbow Session I, AAOS 2011

Levy JC, “Initial Reverse Shoulder Replacement:  Initial Complication Rate following Fellowship Experience with High Volume Reverse Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation, FOS Meeting, Ft Lauderdale, May 2010. Poster Presentation, EOA Meeting, Naples 2010. Poster Presentation, ISAKOS, Brazil, May 2011

Levy JC, “Reverse Shoulder Replacement for Acute Fracture and Fracture Sequelae.” Podium Presentation, AOAO Meeting, Boston, October 2009. Grand Rounds, University of Miami, October 2010. Grand Rounds, University of South Florida, December 2010

Chuinard C, Levy JC,  “PeriOperative Complications with the Reverse Shoulder Replacement.” Poster Presentation, European Society of the Shoulder & Elbow, Spain, Sept 2009

Levy, JC, “Biomechanics and Clinical Outcomes: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.” Podium Presentation, Internat Knee & Shoulder Symposium, Ilsenburg, Germany, Sept 2008

Levy JC, “Rapidly progressive chondrolysis following shoulder arthroscopy."  Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Miami, October 2007. Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, Orlando Regional, May 2008

Loeb MD, Levy JC, Morrey BF, Chuinard C, Adams R A Survivorship of Unlinked and Linked Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis:  a comparative study. Presented at International Congress of Shoulder Surgery, Brazil, 2007. Presented American Shoulder and Elbow Society Closed Meeting, 2007

Levy JC, “The Rotator Cuff Deficient Shoulder.” Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Miami, May 2007. Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Florida – Jacksonville, Sept 2008. Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, Orlando Regional, Jan 2009

Levy JC, Frankle MA, Pupello D, Segal S, “Revision of Failed Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fracture with the Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis  A Minimum 2-Year Follow Up Study.” Poster presentation, AOA Meeting 2006. Podium Presentation, 2006 Biennial Shoulder & Elbow Meeting, Orlando, Florida. Podium Presentation, 2007 Florida Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Orlando, Florida

Levy JC, Latta L, Milne T, Zych G, Hutson JJ, Kalandiak S, “Treatment of Humeral Nonunions: Biomechanical comparison of locked to unlocked plating techniques. Poster Presentation at 2006 AAOS Meeting & OREF, Chicago, Illinois. Presented at Orthopaedic Trauma Association 2005, Ottawa, Canada   

Levy JC, Kalandiak SP, Hutson JJ, Zych G, “Alternative method of osteosynthesis for distal humerus fractures.” Presented Florida Orthopaedic Society, 2004. Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Miami, 2004

Levy JC, Temple HT, Mollabashy A, Sanders J, and Kransdorf M, “Coexisting findings associated with solitary enchondromas of the proximal humerus:  a radiographical and clinical analysis.” Podium Presentation at Florida Orthopaedic Society Meeting, 2003. Poster Presentation, 2004 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  

Levy JC, Uribe JW, Hechtman KS, Zvijac JE, Schurhoff MR, “Second-look Arthroscopy for Failed Treatment of Capitellar OCD Lesions.” Podium Presentation, Internat Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, Benos Aries, Argentina 2004. Podium Presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Miami, 2005

Levy JC, Clifford PD, Mizel MS, “Value of Initial Radiographs in the Evaluation of Non-traumatic Adult Heel Pain.” Poster Presentation at 2004 American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Meeting. Podium Presentation at 2005 American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting  

Levy JC, Mizel MS, Wilson LS, Saskis A, Fox W, McHale K, Taylor DC, Temple HT, “Incidence of Foot and Ankle Injuries in West Point Cadets with Pes Planus Compared to the General Cadet Population.” Poster Presentation at 2006 AAOS Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
Surgical Teaching Courses
International Guest Speaker, University of Sao Paulo Shoulder & Elbow Symposium.  Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2012

Arthrex Shouler Skills Lab.  Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2012

DJO Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, August 2012

DJO Masters Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty, June 2012

Arthrex Shouler & Elbow Fellowship.  Naples, May 2012

DJO Fellows Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty, April 2012

Instructor, MSK Visual Medicine Course on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course, Ft Lauderdale, February 26, 2012

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Replacement Lectures & Cadaver Lab, Tampa, Jan 15, 2012

MESA Knee, Shoulder, & Hip Workshop.  Cadaver Workshop on Elbow and Shoulder Arthroscopy.  Cadaver workshop on Total and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Tampa, November 2011

Arthrex 2011 Fellowship Forum – Arthroscopic tennis elbow release, Naples, June 10, 2011
Instructor, AMSSM/ Andrew Institute Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course, Gulf Breeze, March 11-13, 2011

Arthrex EOA Teaching Lab – Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy, Naples, October 14-15, 2010

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Replacement Lectures & Cadaver Lab, Tampa, July 17, 2010

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Replacement Lectures & Cadaver Lab, Baltimore, June 24, 2010

Arthrex Fellows Forum Teaching Lab – Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy, Naples, June 18-19, 2010

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Training, Austin, May 17, 2010

Elbow Arthroscopy Lab – Basic Techniques, Naples, April 8, 2010

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Replacement Cadaver Lab, Bangor, Maine, Nov 12-13, 2009

Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures using Locked Plate Technology.  Lecture & Sawbones, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, May 8, 2009

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Replacement and Turon Total Shoulder Replacement Cadaver Lab, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, April 26, 2009

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis, Biomechanics, Outcomes, & Techniques, Lecture & Sawbones, Orlando, November 13, 2008

DJO Surgical Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis Cadaver Lab, Las Vegas, September 12, 2008

Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis Sawbones Lab, International Knee & Shoulder Symposium, Ilsenburg,   Germany, Sept 6-7, 2008

DJO  Reverse Shoulder Replacement Design Features & Rationale Lecture, Dallas, May 1, 2008

Encore Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis Cadaver Lab, Dallas, March 22-23, 2007

Encore Foundation & Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis Sawbones Lab,  OsteoEncore, Fort Lauderdale, Feb 23, 2007  

Journal Review
Editorial Board, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Reviewer, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Reviewer, Current Orthopaedic Practice   

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www.shoulder-and-elbow.com

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