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January 25, 2017
Viewpoint

Preparing for the Next Terrorism AttackLessons From Paris, Brussels, and Boston

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4990

This Viewpoint discusses the preparedness and planning challenges of health care facilities responding to a multisite terrorist attack.

Original Investigation

Chemotherapy Use and Survival Among Young and Middle-Aged Patients With Colon Cancer

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5050

This cohort study examines receipt of adjuvant postoperative chemotherapy by age category and assesses whether age differences are associated with survival among patients with colon cancer who received surgery vs surgery and chemotherapy in an equal-access health care system.

Factors Associated With Long-term Outcomes of Umbilical Hernia Repair

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5052

This cohort study examines risk factors associated with hernia recurrence and death rates following unbilical hernia repair.

Factors Associated With Invasive Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Pancreas

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5054

This cohort study identifies the factors associated with invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of the pancreas for branch duct, main duct, and mixed type carcinomas.

Invited Commentary

A Plea to Expand the Scope of Tumor Boards

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5051

Complexity of the “Simple” Umbilical Hernia Repair

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5053

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Around the WorldAre We Seeing Things the Same Way?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5055
January 18, 2017
Original Investigation

Risk Factors and Risk Stratification for Adverse Obstetrical Outcomes After Appendectomy or Cholecystectomy During Pregnancy

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5045

This cohort study examines maternal risk factors and pregnancy-, surgery-, and disease-associated risk factors for adverse obstetrical outcomes after appendectomy and cholecystectomy during pregnancy and stratifies the risk of such outcomes.

Surgical Management of Adolescents and Young Adults With Gastrointestinal Stromal TumorsA US Population-Based Analysis

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5047

This cohort study uses SEER data to describe a group of adolescent and young adult patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors and compares gastrointestinal stromal tumor–specific and overall survival rates in this group with that of older patients.

Undertriage of Firearm-Related Injuries in a Major Metropolitan Area

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5049

This study analyzes the undertriage of patients with firearm-related injuries to facilities without specialized trauma units in Cook County, Illinois.

Invited Commentary

Changing Outcomes in Pregnant Surgical Patients

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5046

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in Younger PatientsA Start but More to Do!

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5048

Undertriage of Firearm-Related Injuries or Insufficient Granularity of Data?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5309
Surgical Innovation

Improving Surgical Value and Culture Through Enhanced Recovery Programs

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5056

This article reviews the benefits of enhanced recovery pathways.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Still Another Case of Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4964

A white man in his early 30s presented to the emergency department with a 48-hour history of exacerbating right lower quadrant and epigastric abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?

January 11, 2017
Viewpoint

Expanding the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program to General SurgeryA Proposal to Address the National Shortage of General Surgeons in the United States

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4996

This Viewpoint discusses the needs to provide scholarships and stipends to medical students who commit early in their education to residency training in general surgery.

Original Investigation

Effect of Incentive Spirometry on Postoperative Hypoxemia and Pulmonary Complications After Bariatric SurgeryA Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4981

This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of postoperative incentive spirometry vs clinical observation on hypoxemia, oxygen saturation, and pulmonary complications among patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Long-term Postprocedural Outcomes of Palliative Emergency Stenting vs Stoma in Malignant Large-Bowel Obstruction

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5043

This cohort study compares outcomes after palliative stenting vs stoma creation in patients with malignant large-bowel obstruction requiring emergency management in New York State.

Invited Commentary

Incentive Spirometry After Bariatric SurgeryYes or No?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4999
Review

Enhanced Recovery After SurgeryA Review

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4952

This review discusses the development of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol as well as the improvements in clinical outcomes and cost savings that have resulted from its implementation.

January 4, 2017
Original Investigation

Factors Associated With Nontransfer in Trauma Patients Meeting American College of Surgeons’ Criteria for Transfer at Nontertiary Centers

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4976

This population-based cohort study uses National Trauma Data Bank data to examine the factors affecting transfer of trauma patients to facilities providing higher levels of care in accordance with the American College of Surgeons’ criteria.

Association of Remnant Liver Ischemia With Early Recurrence and Poor Survival After Liver Resection in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5040

This database study evaluates whether remnant liver ischemia may have an adverse effect on long-term survival and morbidity after liver resection in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

Effect of Background Liver Cirrhosis on Outcomes of Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5059

This case-matched population study examines the pattern and recurrence rate of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Invited Commentary

Care of the Injured PatientDetermining Who Needs Transfer

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5002

A Prognostic Factor Under the Surgeon’s Control

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5041

Hepatectomy for Early Hepatocellular CarcinomaNot If, but When and How?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5042
JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

An Unusual Cause of Small-Bowel Obstruction

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4959

A 43-year-old man presented to the emergency department with sudden onset of cramps and abdominal pain after capsule endoscopy, which was ingested 3 days prior to his emergency department admission. An intraluminal hypodense mass was found in the mid-jejunum, and the capsule was clearly demonstrated to be adjacent in a dilated proximal loop of the small bowel. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Consumer Preferences and Online Comparison Tools Used to Select a Surgeon

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Surg. Published online January 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4993

This survey study assesses patients’ preferences for selecting a surgeon, as well as the online tools used in this process.

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