[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.166.48.3. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
Sign In
Individual Sign In
Create an Account
Institutional Sign In
OpenAthens Shibboleth
[Skip to Content Landing]

October 2016 - July 1920

Decade

Year

Issue

February 1, 2014, Vol 149, No. 2, Pages 105-212

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):105. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3464
Viewpoint

Time Until Treatment EquipoiseA New Concept in Surgical Decision Making

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):109-111. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3066
Original Investigation

Association Between Preoperative 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level and Hospital-Acquired Infections Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):112-118. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3176

Quraishi and colleagues conducted a retrospective analysis investigating the association between preoperative 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) status and the risk for hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).

Understanding the Volume-Outcome Effect in Cardiovascular SurgeryThe Role of Failure to Rescue

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):119-123. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3649

Gonzalez et al determine whether increased mortality at low-volume hospitals performing cardiovascular surgery is a function of higher postoperative complication rates or of less successful rescue from complications. Kao provides commentary in an invited critique.

Personalizing Breast Cancer Staging by the Inclusion of ER, PR, and HER2

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):125-129. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3181

Bagaria et al use as an example the triple-negative phenotype defined by the absence of estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and human epidermal growth factor 2 to examine whether such inclusion improves the prognostic accuracy of TNM staging for breast cancer.

Epidural Analgesia in Laparoscopic Colorectal SurgeryA Nationwide Analysis of Use and Outcomes

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):130-136. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3186

Halabi et al examine the use of epidural analgesia in laparoscopic colorectal surgery at the national level and compare its outcomes with those of conventional analgesia.

Effectiveness of Nonpublic Report Cards for Reducing Trauma Mortality

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):137-143. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3977

Glance and colleagues aimed to determine whether providing hospitals with benchmarking information on their risk-adjusted trauma mortality outcomes would decrease mortality in trauma patients. Dimick and Hendren provided an invited Article .

Locally Advanced Pancreatic CancerAssociation Between Prolonged Preoperative Treatment and Lymph-Node Negativity and Overall Survival

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):145-153. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2690

Kadera and colleagues aimed to perform a detailed survival analysis of their institution’s experience with patients with locally advanced/borderline resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma who were downstaged and underwent surgical resection and (2) identify prognostic biomarkers that may help guide a decision for the use of adjuvant therapy in this patient subgroup. L. Andrew DiFronzo, MD, provided an invited Article .

Surgical Outcomes of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal ChemotherapyAnalysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):170-175. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3640

Jafari and colleagues aimed to determine the associated 30-day morbidity and mortality of cytoreductive surgery–hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the treatment of metastatic and primary peritoneal cancer in American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program centers. Arrington and Kim provided a related invited Article .

Is Minimally Invasive Colon Resection Better Than Traditional Approaches?First Comprehensive National Examination With Propensity Score Matching

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):177-184. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3660

Juo and colleagues used the US Nationwide Inpatient Sample database to examine the outcomes and costs of open, laparoscopic, and robotic colectomies before and after propensity score matching across the 3 surgical approaches. James Yoo, MD, provided an invited Article .

Surgeon Specialization and Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):185-192. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4350

Yen et al evaluate measures of surgical expertise, including the percentage of a surgeon’s operations for breast cancer, on the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for invasive breast cancer. Zenilman provides an invited commentary.

The Effectiveness of Prophylactic Inferior Vena Cava Filters in Trauma PatientsA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):194-202. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3970

Haut et al examine the comparative effectiveness of prophylactic inferior vena cava filters in trauma patients using meta-analysis to determine whether the filters prevented pulmonary embolism (PE), fatal PE, and mortality.

Brief Report

Minimizing Shear and Compressive Stress During PancreaticojejunostomyRationale of a New Technical Modification

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):203-207. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2256

Neychev and Salinger elucidate the mechanics of needle-pancreas interaction and make adjustments to their pancreaticojejunostomy technique with the purpose of minimizing shear and compressive stress.

Invited Commentary

Rescuing FailuresCan Large Data Sets Provide the Answer?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):124. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3674

Hospital Report CardsNecessary but Not Sufficient?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):143-144. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3996

Prolonged Preoperative Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Pancreatic AdenocarcinomaCuring Cancer or Simply Improving Patient Selection?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):154. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2719

Data From ACS NSQIP on CRS-HIPECCan They Cool Off the Controversies?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):176. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3665

The Robot Has No Role in Elective Colon Surgery

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):184. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3671

Evolution of a New Specialty

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):193. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4378
Special Communication

Fifty-three Years’ Experience With Randomized Clinical Trials of Emergency Portacaval Shunt for Bleeding Esophageal Varices in Cirrhosis1958-2011

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):155-169. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4045

Orloff evaluates the findings of 2 randomized clinical trials that compared the use of (1) emergency portacaval shunt (EPCS) and emergency endoscopic sclerotherapy and (2) EPCS and transjugular intrahepatic portal-systemic shunt in patients with bleeding esophageal varices.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Diffuse Ulcerated Skin Rash

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):209-210. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.273

Progressive Soft-Tissue Necrosis

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):211-212. doi:10.1001/2013.jamasurg.356
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Surg. 2014;149(2):108. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3465
×