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This diagnostic study investigates sensitive and specific skin biomarkers for antemortem diagnosis of Parkinson disease and other synucleinopathies.
This cohort study examines the association of African American race with the receipt and duration of conservative management (ie, active surveillance or watchful waiting) in the Veterans Health Administration from 2004 to 2018.
This diagnostic test validates a metabolomics-based classification algorithm as a screening test for endometrial carcinoma.
This quality improvement study examines a patient-oriented intervention to support decision-making about low-risk thyroid cancer treatment.
This decision analytical model compares parotidectomy with observation for the management of pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland in adults 50 years or older by age.
This cohort study investigates the role of sarcopenia as a risk factor associated with morbidity after liver resection for malignant tumors.
This randomized clinical trial uses data from the Early Venous Reflux Ablation trial to evaluate the long-term clinical and cost benefits of combined early endovenous ablation and compression compared with compression therapy alone and deferred ablation for treating superficial venous reflux of the leg.
This Viewpoint discusses how expanded Medicare coverage has affected the rate of uninsured individuals, timing of presentation, and access to care among surgical patients.
In this Viewpoint JAMA Surgery’s editor reviews how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the practice of general surgery in its first 6 months, including the need for universal precautions to mitigate the risks of infection transmission, the cessation and resumption of elective procedures, and adverse effects on educational experiences of students aspiring to the specialty.
This qualitative study evaluates older women’s preferences for sentinel lymph node biopsy and radiotherapy in the setting of guidelines recommending them or allowing for their omission.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of multilevel airway surgery (combined palatal and tongue surgery) vs ongoing medical management on apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) measures and daytime sleepiness symptoms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) whose condition did not respond to CPAP treatment.
This pre-post cohort study describes changes in practice that markedly increased heart transplant volume at a single center, as well as associated patient characteristics and outcomes.
This cross-sectional study assesses the association between blood donation and willingness to register as an organ donor among California high school students.
A female smoker in her 50s was referred for hyperparathyroidism and a multinodular goiter. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes man in his 60s who presented with a maxillary sinus squamous cell carcinoma and experienced hyperprogression following treatment with pembrolizumab.
This study evaluates the differential associations of surgery with quality of life and psychosocial outcomes among women with breast cancer from 1 to 5 years following diagnosis.
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