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December 1, 2013, Vol 148, No. 12, Pages 1081-1162

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1081-1083. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2208
Viewpoint

Surgical Site Infection MonitoringAre 2 Systems Better Than 1?

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1085-1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3020
Original Investigation

Early Experience of a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Program at a Veterans Affairs Facility

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1087-1093. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3743

To evaluate the early experience with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Omer et al reviewed the records of all patients who underwent the procedure during the first year of their program. All patients received TAVR with the SAPIEN transcutaneous valve, and outcomes were assessed. See the Invited Commentary by Kelly and Mudy.

Influence of Patient, Physician, and Hospital Factors on 30-Day Readmission Following Pancreatoduodenectomy in the United States

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1095-1102. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2509

Hyder and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to evaluate patient-, surgeon-, and hospital-level factors associated with readmission. Mark Bloomston, MD, provided a related Article .

Chemotherapy After Portal Vein Embolization to Protect Against Tumor Growth During Liver Hypertrophy Before Hepatectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1103-1108. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2126

In a retrospective analysis, Fischer et al determine whether the administration of chemotherapy mitigates tumor growth after portal vein embolization that is performed before major hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer.

A Simple Prediction Rule for All-Cause Mortality in a Cohort Eligible for Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1109-1115. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3953

Padwal et al test the importance of body mass index as a mortality predictor, identify other important mortality predictors, and construct a new parsimonious mortality prediction rule in a population eligible for bariatric surgery.

Massachusetts Health Care Reform and Reduced Racial Disparities in Minimally Invasive Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1116-1122. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2750

Loehrer et al evaluate the impact of Massachusetts health care reform on racial disparities in minimally invasive surgery.

Venous Thromboembolism After TraumaWhen Do Children Become Adults?

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1123-1130. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3558

Van Arendonk et al identify the age at which the risk of venous thromboembolism after trauma increases from the low rate seen in children toward the higher rate seen in adults. Participants included 402 329 patients 21 years or younger who were admitted following traumatic injury between 2008 and 2010. See the Invited Critique by Napolitano.

Relationship Between Asking an Older Adult About Falls and Surgical Outcomes

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1132-1138. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2741

Jones and colleagues conducted a prospective, cohort study to evaluate the relationship of a history of falls (a geriatric syndrome) to postoperative outcomes in older adults undergoing major elective operations. Michael E. Zenilman, MD, provided a related Article .

Meta-analysis and Meta-Regression Analysis of Outcomes of Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenting in the Elderly

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1140-1152. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4135

Antoniou et al undertake a comprehensive review of the literature and conduct an analysis of the outcomes of carotid interventions in the elderly. See the Invited Commentary by Darling.

Brief Report

Recent Developments in SurgeryMinimally Invasive Approaches for Patients Requiring Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1154-1157. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.366

Zenoni and coauthors provide a retrospective review of all published studies in the English literature in which a minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed. The purpose of this article is to review the available literature regarding early postoperative outcomes and the technical challenges of minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy, including robotic techniques.

Invited Commentary

The VA Advantage for Appropriate TAVR Use

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1093-1094. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3719

Readmissions Following PancreatoduodenectomyIt’s When Things Don’t Go Well That Experienced Pancreatic Surgeons Earn Their Keep

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1102. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2528

Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in Pediatric Trauma—Time for National Guidelines

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1130-1131. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3563

Geriatric Risk Assessment in SurgeryKeeping It Simple

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1138-1139. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2765

Carotid Intervention in the ElderlyWho Is Old and Who Benefits?

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1152-1153. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4160
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Right Iliac Fossa Pain

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1159-1160. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.773

Abdominal Pain and a Biliary Abnormality

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1161-1162. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.48
Correction

Incorrect Key in Figure

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5047

Incorrect Number in Text

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5153

Incorrect Affiliation

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5208
Announcement

Clinical Challenge of the Year

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1153. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4814
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(12):1084. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2194
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