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January 1, 2014, Vol 149, No. 1, Pages 2-98

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):2-3. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3459
Viewpoint

Where Are the Health Care Cost Savings With Bariatric Surgery in Obesity Management?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):5-6. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3060
Editorial

Innovation in Safety, and Safety in Innovation

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):7-9. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5112
Original Investigation

Composite Measures for Profiling Hospitals on Bariatric Surgery Performance

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):10-16. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4109

Dimick et al develop a novel composite measure for profiling hospital performance with bariatric surgery. See the invited commentary by Glance et al.

Processes of Care in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Gastric CancerResults of a RAND/UCLA Expert Panel

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):18-25. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3959

Brar et al define optimal treatment strategies for gastric adenocarcinoma. See also the invited commentary by Schulick.

Changes in Sexual Functioning and Sex Hormone Levels in Women Following Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):26-33. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5022

In a prospective cohort study of 106 women from phase 2 of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery who underwent bariatric surgery, Sarwer and coauthors investigate changes in sexual functioning, sex hormone levels, and relevant psychosocial constructs.

Relationship Between Regional Spending on Vascular Care and Amputation Rate

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):34-42. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4277

In a retrospective cohort study of 18 463 US Medicare patients who underwent a major peripheral arterial disease–related amputation during the period between 2003 and 2010, Goodney and coauthors test the hypothesis that higher regional spending on vascular care is associated with lower amputation rates for patients with severe peripheral arterial disease.

Venous Thromboembolism After Major Cancer SurgeryTemporal Trends and Patterns of Care

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):43-49. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3172

Trinh et al evaluate the trends, factors, and mortality of venous thromboembolism following major cancer surgery.

Outcomes of Pediatric AppendicitisAn International Comparison of the United States and Canada

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):50-55. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2517

Cheong and Emil test the hypothesis that the outcomes of children with appendicitis are better in the Canadian single-payer universal health care system than in the US multipayer system.

Antireflux Procedures for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in ChildrenInfluence of Patient Age on Surgical Management

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):56-62. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2685

McAteer et al test the hypothesis that infants are more likely than older children to undergo antireflux procedures (ARPs) for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by identifying factors associated with progression to ARPs.

Segmental Grafts in Adult and Pediatric Liver TransplantationImproving Outcomes by Minimizing Vascular Complications

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):63-70. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3384

Rodriguez-Davalos et al describe the use of segmental allograft in the current era of donor scarcity, minimizing vascular complications using innovative surgical techniques.

Increasing Organ Donation in Hispanic AmericansThe Role of Media and Other Community Outreach Efforts

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):71-76. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3967

Salim et al determine whether outreach interventions that target Hispanic Americans improve organ donation outcomes, in particular the intent to donate.

Liver Transplantation in Children Using Organ Donation After Circulatory DeathA Case-Control Outcomes Analysis of a 20-Year Experience in a Single Center

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):77-82. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3195

Hong et al compare long-term outcomes for children (aged ≤18 years) undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation using grafts from donation after circulatory death and donation after brain death.

Long-term Postinjury Functional RecoveryOutcomes of Geriatric Consultation

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):83-89. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4244

Functional impairment is persistent in the year following injury for older trauma patients. Tillou and colleagues aimed to measure the impact of routine geriatric consultation on functional outcomes in older trauma patients. Michael E. Zenilman, MD, provided an Article .

Brief Report

Primary Breast Lymphoma30 Years of Experience With Diagnosis and Treatment at a Single Medical Center

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):91-93. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2283

In a retrospective study covering the past 30 years at a tertiary cancer care institution, Radkani and coauthors review 30 patients with primary breast lymphoma (stage I or II) and analyze the different treatment modalities.

Invited Commentary

Hospital QualityDoes Past Performance Predict Future Performance?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):16-17. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4143

Sometimes Consensus and Expert Opinion Is the Best We Can Do

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):25. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3987

To Wrap or NotThe Controversy Continues

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):62. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2716

Geriatric Consultation Services for Surgical Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):90. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4256
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Left Lower Quadrant Mass

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):95-96. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.124

Pulmonary Air Crescent Sign

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):97-98. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.796
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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(1):4. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3460
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