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January 1, 2013, Vol 148, No. 1, Pages 5-102

Viewpoint

Surgeons Leading Health Care Reform

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):7-8. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.620
Original Article

Cardiac Arrest Among Surgical PatientsAn Analysis of Incidence, Patient Characteristics, and Outcomes in ACS-NSQIP

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):14-21. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.671

Kazaure and coauthors describe the incidence, characteristics, and outcomes of surgical patients who experience cardiac arrest requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Expectations and Outcomes in Geriatric Patients With Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Undergoing Emergency Surgical Management of Bowel Obstruction

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):23-28. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.677

A do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order is considered a surrogate marker of terminal illness. Speicher et al identify the outcomes of patients with DNR orders undergoing emergency surgical management of bowel obstruction.

Surgeon-Reported Conflict With Intensivists About Postoperative Goals of Care

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):29-35. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.403

Olson and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional incentivized US mail-based survey to examine surgeons’ experiences of conflict with intensivists and nurses about goals of care for their postoperative patients.

Residential Segregation and Lung Cancer Mortality in the United States

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):37-42. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.408

Hayanga and coauthors examine the relationship between race and lung cancer mortality and the effect of residential segregation in the United States. See the invited critique by Chang.

Females With Subclavian Vein Thrombosis May Have an Increased Risk of Hypercoagulability

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):44-49. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.406

To determine the prevalence of hypercoagulability in patients with Paget-Schroetter syndrome undergoing first rib resection and scalenectomy for subclavian vein thrombosis Likes and colleagues retrospectively reviewed the costs and clinical outcomes.

Proximal Reflux as a Cause of Adult-Onset AsthmaThe Case for Hypopharyngeal Impedance Testing to Improve the Sensitivity of Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):50-58. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.404

Komatsu and coworkers sought to determine the patterns and proximity of reflux events in patients with adult-onset asthma using hypopharyngeal multichannel intraluminal impedance and to assess outcomes of antireflux surgery in these patients.

Review

Partial Anterior vs Partial Posterior Fundoplication Following Transabdominal Esophagocardiomyotomy for Achalasia of the EsophagusMeta-regression of Objective Postoperative Gastroesophageal Reflux and Dysphagia

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):85-90. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.409

Kurian et al reviewed transabdominal esophagocardiomyotomy (surgical treatment of achalasia) of the esophagus between 1976 and 2011 and compared outcomes of partial anterior vs partial posterior fundoplication. Outcomes assessed were recurrent or persistent postoperative dysphagia and an abnormal 24-hour pH test result.

From the JAMA Network

How Good Is “Good Enough”?

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):10-11. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.617

Role of Fourth-Generation Troponin in Predicting Mortality in Noncardiac Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):12-13. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.607
Special Feature

Image of the Month—Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):100-100. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.410b

Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):101-101. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.412a

Image of the Month—Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):102-102. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.412b

Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):99-99. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.410a
Poster Session

Management of the Open Abdomen During the Global War on Terror

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):59-64. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.4

To evaluate factors that are predictive of delayed abdominal closure in patients injured during military conflict, Riha and colleagues examined records of 71 patients managed with an open abdomen at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center from 2005 and 2006. Follow-up data were available from Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leakage After Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):65-71. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.2

Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2006 to 2009, Kang and coauthors analyzed the risk factors for anastomotic leak after elective anterior resection in patients with rectal cancer.

Decreases in Diameters of Treated Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Reduction in Rupture Rate

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):72-75. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2012.1151

Hadjibashi et al determine whether the diameters of treated abdominal aortic aneurysms have changed during the last 10 years.

Pediatric Injury Outcomes in Racial/Ethnic Minorities in CaliforniaDiversity May Reduce Disparity

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):76-80. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.3

Ramirez et al conduct a retrospective study evaluating the disparity in care in 47 000 injured children of diverse race/ethnicity.

Thromboprophylaxis and Major Oncologic Surgery Performed With Epidural Analgesia

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):81-84. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.5

Shouhed and colleagues conducted a retrospective analysis of a prospective database to evaluate clinical outcomes in patients with cancer undergoing major abdominal surgery who received preoperative indwelling epidural catheters and no postoperative thromboprophylaxis.

Resident's Forum

Postoperative Pain Assessment and Analgesic Administration in Native American Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):91-93. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.682

Lee and colleagues conducted a retrospective chart review of 21 Native American patients and a matched patient control group who underwent outpatient, elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy from December 1, 2009, through December 1, 2010, to investigate pain assessment and analgesic administration postlaparoscopic cholecystectomy in Native American vs non–Native American patients.

Moments in Surgical History

Selected AnatomistsAt the Boundary of Contemporary Ethics

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(1):94-98. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.407

Arango and coauthors explore the contemporary ethics of renowned anatomical works.

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