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March 29, 2017
Viewpoint

Reducing the Margins of Error During Breast-Conserving SurgeryDisruptive Technologies or Traditional Disruptions?

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0029

This Viewpoint discusses breast-conserving surgery trends and emerging intraoperative margin assessment techniques.

Original Investigation

State Variation in the Receipt of a Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Among Women Who Received a Diagnosis of Invasive Unilateral Early-Stage Breast Cancer in the United States, 2004-2012

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0115

This cohort study examines state variation in the temporal trend and the proportion of women among a cohort of US women with early-stage breast cancer treated with surgery.

Invited Commentary

Do Patterns of Breast Cancer Surgical Care Reflect National Voting Records?

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0116
Review

Health Disparities and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in African American WomenA Review

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0005

This review summarizes the field of oncologic anthropology—a transdisciplinary field of research on the racial/ethnic variations in cancer—and discusses breast cancer in white American, African American, and African women.

Research Letter

Association Between Elements of Electronic Health Record Systems and the Weekend Effect in Urgent General Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0015

This cross-sectional review evaluates how specific components of electronic health record systems were associated with the weekend effect for patients undergoing acute cholecystectomy, acute appendectomy, and acute hernia repair.

Correction

Corrections to Text, Tables, and Figure

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0438
March 22, 2017
Original Investigation

Effect of Home Monitoring via Mobile App on the Number of In-Person Visits Following Ambulatory SurgeryA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0111

This randomized clinical trial examines whether follow-up care delivered via a mobile app can be used to avert in-person follow-up care visits compared with conventional, in-person follow-up care in the first 30 days following ambulatory surgery.

Costs and Consequences of Early Hospital Discharge After Major Inpatient Surgery in Older Adults

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0123

This cross-sectional cohort study evaluates the association between early postoperative discharge practices and overall surgical episode spending and expenditures for postdischarge care use and readmissions.

Invited Commentary

Time to Embrace the Digital Age in Health Care

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0112
Comment & Response

Bariatric Surgery and Risk for Perinatal Complications

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0113

Bariatric Surgery and Risk for Perinatal Complications—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0114

Error in Table in Defining Rates and Risk Factors for Readmissions Following Emergency General Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0410
Correction

Error in Table

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0422
March 15, 2017
Editorial

JAMA Surgery 2016 Year in Review

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0277
Original Investigation

Use of Computerized Clinical Decision Support Systems to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical PatientsA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0131

This meta-analysis evaluates the association of implementation of computerized clinical decision support systems with rates of ordering of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and the rates of venous thromboembolism.

Development and Validation of a Prognostic Score for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0117

This study of California Cancer Registry records assesses the prognostic determinants of overall survival among patients undergoing liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and develops a prognostic score for this purpose.

Invited Commentary

Computerized Clinical Decision Support Systems for Prevention of Venous ThromboembolismWhy Can’t My Electronic Health Record Be More Like Netflix, Amazon, Google, and Apple?

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0107

Staging for Intrahepatic CholangiocarcinomaAre We Getting Close to Understanding the True Tumor Biology?

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0108
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Repeated Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0038

A 45-year-old woman with factor 1 deficiency presented with a history of multiple episodes of lower gastrointestinal bleeding, occurring every 3 to 4 months for 4 years and associated with crampy abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?

Comment & Response

Never Stop CaringWithdrawing Support, Not Care

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0109

Never Stop Caring—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0110
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Surgery Peer Review List

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0213
March 8, 2017
Viewpoint

Structural Causes of Urban Firearm ViolenceA Trauma Surgeon’s View From Philadelphia

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5752

This Viewpoint discusses firearm violence as a public health problem and the need to leverage resources to develop effective prevention strategies for firearm injury.

Original Investigation

Association Between Incomplete Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy and Survival for Patients With Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0010

This cohort study evaluates the outcomes of patients who receive complete vs incomplete doses of radiation following surgery for rectal adenocarcinoma.

Association Between Ratio of Fresh Frozen Plasma to Red Blood Cells During Massive Transfusion and Survival Among Patients Without Traumatic Injury

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0098

This study reports on the use and benefits of ratio-based blood product transfusions among patients without traumatic injury.

Invited Commentary

Applying Trauma Transfusion Practices to Nontrauma CareA Cautionary Tale

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0091
Surgical Innovation

Incorporating Metrics of Surgical Proficiency Into Credentialing and Privileging Pathways

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0025

This article reviews the benefits of incorporating a more objective method to assess surgical competency for credentialing.

Comment & Response

Self-Efficacy as a Measure of Confidence

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0035

Self-Efficacy as a Measure of Confidence—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0044
March 1, 2017
Original Investigation

Provider-Induced Demand in the Treatment of Carotid Artery StenosisVariation in Treatment Decisions Between Private Sector Fee-for-Service vs Salary-Based Military Physicians

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0077

This database study examines evidence of provider-induced demand in the management of carotid artery stenosis.

Performance of Vascular Exposure and Fasciotomy Among Surgical Residents Before and After Training Compared With Experts

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0092

This study measures resident surgeon technical and nontechnical skills for trauma core competencies before and after training and up to 18 months later and compares resident performance with the performance of expert traumatologists.

Invited Commentary

Assessing the Appropriateness of Carotid RevascularizationIn the Eye of the Beholder

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0090

Surgical Training to ProficiencyLearning From Errors

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0104
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Multiple Injuries in Blunt Abdominal Trauma

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0019

A 24-year-old man was brought to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision

Comment & Response

Appropriate Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease

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JAMA Surg. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0032
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