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November 24, 2015, Vol 314, No. 20, Pages 2107-2202

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2107-2109. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12103
Original Investigation

Panretinal Photocoagulation vs Intravitreous Ranibizumab for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2137-2146. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15217

This randomized trial reports that in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, ranibizumab treatment resulted in visual acuity that was noninferior to panretinal photocoagulation treatment at 2-year follow-up.

Effect of Clopidogrel and Aspirin vs Aspirin Alone on Migraine Headaches After Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Closure: The CANOA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2147-2154. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13919

This randomized trial of patients who had no history of migraines compared incidence of migraine attacks between those who used aspirin plus clopidogrel vs aspirin plus placebo for 3 months after undergoing transcatheter atrial septal defect closure.

Effect of Intravascular Ultrasound–Guided vs Angiography-Guided Everolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation: The IVUS-XPL Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2155-2163. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15454

This randomized trial assesses the long-term clinical outcomes with intravascular ultrasound–guided drug-eluting stent implantation vs those with angiography-guided implantation in Korean patients with long coronary lesions.

Prevalence of Body Mass Index Lower Than 16 Among Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2164-2171. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15666

This population epidemiology study uses data from the Demographic Health Surveys Program to determine the prevalence, distribution, and change over time of body mass index lower than 16 among women in low- and middle-income countries from 1993 through 2012.

Research Letter

Association Between the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Expansion and Cervical Cancer Stage and Treatment in Young Women

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2189-2191. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10546

This observational study uses the National Cancer Data Base to compare the number and stage of cervical cancer cases diagnosed in young women before and after expansion of Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage.


Forced Migration: The Human Face of a Health Crisis

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2125-2126. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14906

This Viewpoint discusses ways in which countries can help safeguard the rights and health of refugees, asylum-seekers, and forced migrants.

The National Academy of Medicine’s Vision: Leadership, Innovation, and Impact for a Healthier Future

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2127-2128. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15820

In the Viewpoint, Victor J. Dzau, MD, lays out the National Academy of Medicine’s future in advance health and health care nationally and globally.

Options to Promote Competitive Generics Markets in the United States

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2129-2130. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13498

This Viewpoint discusses the structure of the generic drug market in the United States and 3 different approaches that could stabilize it.

Learning Systems at Scale: Where Policy Meets Practice

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2131-2132. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15079

This Viewpoint discusses a learning system framework developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to manage changes across multiple health systems in complex delivery and payment settings.

A Piece of My Mind

A Hobson’s Choice

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2133-2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10252

Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy: A Review

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2172-2181. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13611

This narrative review summarizes current thinking about the diagnosis and treatment of distal symmetric polyneuropathy.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Red-Brown Plaques and Papules in a Patient With Breast Cancer

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2182-2183. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10953

A 55-year-old woman presented with a generalized erythematous maculopapular rash after receiving breast cancer chemotherapy. She was afebrile and had no constitutional symptoms; laboratory evaluation revealed pancytopenia, and a computed tomography scan showed no metastasis. What would you do next?

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

VEGF Inhibitors for AMD and Diabetic Macular Edema

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2184-2185. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15427

This Medical Letter review summarizes several vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors used to treat age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.

Medical News & Perspectives

Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers Focus on Refining Checkpoint Blockade Therapies

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2117-2119. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10795

This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses cancer immunotherapy, including its development, current applications, additional uses, and potential adverse effects.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The High Price of Problem Drinking

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2123. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15600

Wide Variation in Controlled Substance Prescribing Patterns

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2123. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15665
Clinical Trials Update

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2122. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15119

Letrozole Therapy for Unexplained Infertility

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2122. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15712

Eltrombopag Benefits Children With Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2122. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15714
Health Agencies Update

New Type 2 Diabetes Portal Open to Researchers and Public

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2121. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15305

Triple Combination of Antibiotics Effective Against MRSA

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2121. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15801

Conversion Therapy Ineffective and Inappropriate for LGBTQ Youth

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2121. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15803
JAMA Infographic

Visualizing Health Policy

Primary Care Practitioners’ Perspectives on Delivery System Changes

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2120. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14715
The Art of JAMA

The Harvest Moon: Samuel Palmer

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2114-2115. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12105
Poetry and Medicine

Crepuscule With Nellie

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2194. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8656
JAMA Revisited

Dedication of the National Institute of Health

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2195. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12112
JAMA Patient Page

Diabetic Neuropathy

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2202. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15899
Comment & Response

Cost-effectiveness of Statin Therapy for ASCVD

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2191. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12919

Cost-effectiveness of Statin Therapy for ASCVD—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2191-2192. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12928

Maternal Malignancies Detected With Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2192. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12922

Maternal Malignancies Detected With Noninvasive Prenatal Testing—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2192-2193. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12925
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2015;314(20):2111-2112. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12104