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April 1, 2014, Vol 149, No. 4, Pages 313-403

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):313-315. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3474
Viewpoint

Congress Saved Peer ReviewWho Knew?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):317-318. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3668
Original Investigation

Positive and Negative Volume-Outcome Relationships in the Geriatric Trauma Population

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):319-326. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4834

Matsushima and colleagues tested the hypothesis that outcomes of trauma care for geriatric patients are affected differently by the volume of geriatric cases and nongeriatric cases of the institution. Zenilman provided a related invited Article .

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients With Preexisting Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease A National Analysis

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):328-334. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4323

DuPree and coauthors analyze the effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Morphometric Age and Mortality After Liver Transplant

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):335-340. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4823

Waits et al investigate the relationship between survival of liver transplant recipients and a new measure of surgical risk assessment they term morphometric age.

A Pilot Comparison of Standardized Online Surgical Curricula for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):341-346. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4830

Goldstein et al assess the use of Internet-based educational platforms as a feasible approach to augmenting the education and training of surgical providers in low- and middle-income countries. See also the invited commentary by Casey.

The Relationship Between Timing of Surgical Complications and Hospital Readmission

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):348-354. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4064

Morris et al determine the timing of postoperative complications with respect to hospital discharge and the frequency of readmission stratified by predischarge vs postdischarge occurrence of complications. See also the invited commentary by Hechenbleikner and Wick.

Reappraisal of Central PancreatectomyA 12-Year Single-Center Experience

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):356-363. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4146

Goudardet al describe a large single-center experience with central pancreatectomy. See also the invited commentary by Del Chiaro.

Correlation of Missed Doses of Enoxaparin With Increased Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Trauma and General Surgery Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):365-370. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3963

Louis et al determine if missed doses of enoxaparin correlate with deep vein thrombosis formation. Data were prospectively collected among 202 trauma and general surgery patients admitted to a level I trauma center. Deep vein thrombosis screening was performed using a rigorous standardized protocol. See the Invited Commentary by Galante.

StomaphyX vs a Sham Procedure for Revisional Surgery to Reduce Regained Weight in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):372-379. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4051

Eid and coauthors investigate the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic gastric plication with the StomaphyX device in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients.

Brief Report

Effect of Abdominal Insufflation for Laparoscopy on Intracranial Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):380-382. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3024

Kamine et al review laparoscopic ventriculoperitoneal shunt operations to determine the effect of insufflation on intracranial pressure (ICP).

Invited Commentary

Should Regionalization Only Be in 1 Direction?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):327-328. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4861

Opening the Doors to Surgical Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):347. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4838

Surgical ReadmissionsA Method to the Madness

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):354-355. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4079

Are There Really Indications for Central Pancreatectomy?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):364. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4166

Order and Execution of DVT Prophylaxis“The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and Men”

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):370-371. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4002

Weight Recidivism After Roux-en-Y Gastric BypassWe Need Better Data

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):379. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4076
Review

Palliative Surgery for Malignant Bowel Obstruction From CarcinomatosisA Systematic Review

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):383-392. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4059

Paul Olson et al perform a systematic review to characterize outcomes of palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction from peritoneal carcinomatosis to guide decision making about surgery and postoperative interventions for patients with terminal illness.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Man With Hypoechoic Lesion Abutting the Pancreas

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):393-394. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.778

An Uncommon Surgical Disease

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):395-396. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.808
Research Letter

Does the Effect of Surgical Volume on Outcomes Diminish Over Time?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):398-400. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4654

No Association Between Hospital-Reported Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis and Outcome Rates in Publicly Reported Data

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):400-401. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4935
Comment & Response

Uncertainty in Management of Carotid Stenosis in Women

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):401-402. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4864

Uncertainty in Management of Carotid Stenosis in Women—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):402-403. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4867
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Surgery Peer Reviewers in 2013

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):E1-E2. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.257
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(4):316. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3475
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