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February 1, 2013, Vol 148, No. 2, Pages 107-206

Original Article

Parathyroidectomy, Elevated Depression Scores, and Suicidal Ideation in Patients With Primary HyperparathyroidismResults of a Prospective Multicenter Study

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):109-115. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.316

Weber and colleagues conducted a prospective multicenter study investigating preoperative and postoperative depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and health-related quality of life in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and compared these variables with a control group with nontoxic thyroid nodules. Janice L. Pasieka provides a related invited commentary.

Definitive Surgical Treatment of Enterocutaneous FistulaOutcomes of a 23-Year Experience

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):118-126. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.153

Owen et al analyze postoperative outcomes, morbidity, and mortality following enterocutaneous fistula takedown.

The Prospective, Observational, Multicenter, Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) StudyComparative Effectiveness of a Time-Varying Treatment With Competing Risks

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):127-136. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.387

Holcomb et al relate in-hospital mortality to early transfusion of plasma and/or platelets and to time-varying plasma:red blood cell and platelet:red blood cell ratios.

Risk of Major Nonemergent Inpatient General Surgical Procedures in Patients on Long-term Dialysis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):137-143. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.347

Gajdos et al determine whether patients on long-term dialysis undergoing major nonemergent general surgical procedures have elevated risks of postoperative complications and death.

Substance Use Following Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):145-150. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.265

In a prospective study, Conason and coauthors assess substance use before and after bariatric weight loss surgery.

Soluble CD40 Ligand in Morbidly Obese PatientsEffect of Body Mass Index on Recovery to Normal Levels After Gastric Bypass Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):151-156. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.419

Baena-Fustegueras and colleagues studied soluble CD40 ligand (sCD40L) and other factors implicated in coagulation (plasminogen activator inhibitor 1, antithrombin III, and fibrinogen) and inflammation (C-reactive protein) in 34 patients with morbid obesity and different body mass indexes, before and after weight loss induced by bariatric surgery.

Partial Recovery of Peristalsis After Myotomy for AchalasiaMore the Rule Than the Exception

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):157-164. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.38

Roman et al performed a retrospective review of patient records to determine whether myotomy to alleviate esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction in achalasia improves peristalsis. An invited critique by Heitmiller follows.

Kidney Transplant Chains Amplify Benefit of Nondirected Donors

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):165-169. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.25

The number of transplant nondirect donors triggered through chains is discussed by Melcher et al. This is a retrospective review of 57 US transplant centers contributing to donor-recipient pairs.

An Emergency Department Thawed Plasma Protocol for Severely Injured Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):170-175. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.414

Radwan and coauthors report the use of an emergency department protocol for expediting delivery and transfusion of thawed plasma. See the invited critique by Hiatt.

Anastomotic Leak After Low Anterior ResectionA Spectrum of Clinical Entities

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):177-182. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.413

To qualitatively categorize anastomotic leaks that occur after low anterior resection for rectal cancer and to describe their effect on outcomes, Caulfield and Hyman performed a retrospective review of 210 patients. The main outcome measures included anastomotic leak, associated treatment, and need for permanent stoma creation.

Outcomes and Predictors of Incisional Surgical Site Infection in Stoma Reversal

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):183-189. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.411

Liang et al reviewed the medical records of 128 patients who underwent stoma reversal and evaluated the incidence and characteristics of those who developed surgical site infection. An invited critique by Cheadle follows.

Review

Systematic Review of the Technique of Colorectal Anastomosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):190-201. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.33

Slieker et al reviewed 117 clinical and experimental studies on techniques and suture material to help determine the role of the hand-sewn colorectal anastomosis.

Special Feature

Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):203-203. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.417a

Image of the Month—Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):204-204. doi:10.1001/archsurg.148.2.204

Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):205-205. doi:10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.418a

Image of the Month—Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(2):206-206. doi:10.1001/archsurg.148.2.206
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