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May 2014, Vol 149, No. 5, Pages 409-490

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):409. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3479
Viewpoint

Are Today’s Surgical Residency Graduates Less Competent or Just More Cautious?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):411-412. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3784

Hospital Safety ScoresDo Grades Really Matter?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):413-414. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3787
Original Investigation

Association of VA Surgeons

Comparison of Outcomes of Synthetic Mesh vs Suture Repair of Elective Primary Ventral HerniorrhaphyA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):415-421. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5014

Nguyen and coauthors compare suture vs mesh repairs for hernia recurrence, surgical site infection, and seromas.

Factors Associated With the Disposition of Severely Injured Patients Initially Seen at Non–Trauma Center Emergency DepartmentsDisparities by Insurance Status

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):422-430. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4398

Using the 2009 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, Delgado et al determine factors associated with the decision to admit rather than transfer severely injured patients who are initially seen at non–trauma center EDs and ascertain whether insured patients are more likely to be admitted than transferred. See the Invited Commentary by Mabry.

A Nomogram to Predict Long-term Survival After Resection for Intrahepatic CholangiocarcinomaAn Eastern and Western Experience

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):432-438. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5168

Hyder and coauthors combine clinicopathologic variables associated with overall survival after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma into a prediction nomogram.

Hospital Readmission After Noncardiac SurgeryThe Role of Major Complications

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):439-445. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.4

Glance et al examine whether the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program predicted risk of major complications can be used to identify surgical patients at risk for rehospitalization. DiBrito and Makary provide discussion in a related Invited Commentary.

Association of VA Surgeons

Surgeon-Modified Fenestrated Endograft to Treat Ruptured Juxtarenal Aneurysm

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):447-449. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4154

Pisimis and colleagues describe a successful urgent endovascular repair of a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with contained rupture.

Association of VA Surgeons

MAGE-A3 With Cell-Penetrating Domain as an Efficient Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):451-457. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4113

Batchu et al determine whether generating melanoma antigen family A, 3 (MAGE-A3), a tumor-specific cancer-testis antigen, as a fusion protein with cell-penetrating domain will enhance the cytosolic bioavailability of MAGE-A3. Berger provides discussion in a related Invited Commentary.

Perioperative Glucocorticoid Prescribing Habits in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease A Call for Standardization

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):459-466. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5278

Lamore et al evaluate the variability of perioperative dosing of glucocorticoids among patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are undergoing major abdominal surgery. See the Invited Commentary by Nakakura.

Reliability of Risk-Adjusted Outcomes for Profiling Hospital Surgical Quality

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):467-474. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4249

Krell et al determine the reliability of risk-adjusted morbidity and mortality for hospital performance profiling using clinical registry data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. See also the invited commentary by Rhoads and Wren.

SURGICAL CARE OF THE AGING POPULATION

Socioeconomic Disparities in Mortality After Cancer SurgeryFailure to Rescue

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):475-481. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5076

Reames and coauthors determine whether variations in failure to rescue contribute to socioeconomic disparities in mortality rates after major cancer surgery.

Brief Report

Resident's Forum

Reduced Dissemination of Circulating Tumor Cells With No-Touch Isolation Surgical Technique in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):482-485. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3643

Gall et al examine the impact of 2 different surgical techniques, standard pancreaticoduodenectomy and no-touch isolation pancreaticoduodenectomy, on tumor behavior and outcome in patients with pancreatic cancer by using circulating tumor cells as biomarkers.

Invited Commentary

Does a “Wallet Biopsy” Lead to Inappropriate Trauma Patient Care?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):430-431. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4403

Forecasting Hospital Readmission After SurgeryData and the Hard-to-Measure Role of Culture

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):445-446. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.10

Back-Table Tailored Stent GraftsSurgeon Modified, Surgeon Approved

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):449-450. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4169

Enhanced Intracellular Targeting of Tumor-Specific AntigensYou Can Lead a Horse to Water, But…

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):457-458. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4163

Time to Put Another Surgical Dogma to Sleep?

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):466. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5282

Understanding the Reliability of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program as a Quality Comparator

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):474. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4253
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Man With Nausea and Fever

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):487-488. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.1381

Right Lower Quadrant Pain During Pregnancy

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):489-490. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.1686
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Error in Byline and Author Contributions

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):421. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.573
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2014;149(5):410. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3480
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