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October 2017, Vol 152, No. 10, Pages 901-988

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):901. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3452
Viewpoint

Perspective of the FIRST Trial Investigators on Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Changes in Resident Work Environment and Duty Hours

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):903-904. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2218

This Viewpoint discusses the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education changes in resident duty hour requirements from the perspective of the Flexibility In Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees trial investigators.

Perspective of Residency Program Directors on Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Changes in Resident Work Environment and Duty Hours

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):905-906. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2206

This Viewpoint discusses the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education changes in resident duty hour requirements from the perspective of residency program directors.

Perspective of Surgical Resident Trainees on Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Changes in Resident Work Environment and Duty Hours

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):907-908. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2215

This Viewpoint discusses the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education changes in resident duty hour requirements from the perspective of surgical resident trainees.

Editorial

Converting Bystanders to Immediate RespondersWe Need to Start in High School or Before

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):909-910. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2231
Original Investigation

Comparative Analysis of Tumor Cell Dissemination to the Sentinel Lymph Nodes and to the Bone Marrow in Patients With Nonmetastasized Colon CancerA Prospective Multicenter Study

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):912-920. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1514

This multicenter study examines the association between the occurrence of small nodal tumor infiltrates and bone marrow micrometastases as well as their prognostic relevance.

An Instrumental Variable Analysis Comparing Medicare Expenditures for Laparoscopic vs Open Colectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):921-929. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1578

This population-based study uses instrumental variable analysis to evaluate the differences in Medicare expenditures for laparoscopic and open colectomy.

Incidence and Predictors of Opioid Prescription at Discharge After Traumatic Injury

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):930-936. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1685

This population-based study examines the incidence of opioid prescription at discharge in adult military health care beneficiaries hospitalized for trauma.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Analysis of Survival After Initiation of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):938-943. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1673

This cohort study analyzes the proportion of and independent risk factors for survival to discharge after initiation of continuous renal replacement among patients in a surgical intensive care unit.

Association of Fat Grafting With Patient-Reported Outcomes in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):944-950. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1716

This cohort study examines satisfaction and quality-of life in women who undergo fat grafting for breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Association of Hospital Costs With Complications Following Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):953-958. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1718

This study describes the effect of postoperative complications on hospital costs following total gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma.

Association of Expanded Medicaid Coverage With Hospital Length of Stay After Injury

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):960-966. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1720

This cohort study assesses the association of expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act with duration of hospitalization among patients with traumatic injury.

Drug-Free Interventions to Reduce Pain or Opioid Consumption After Total Knee ArthroplastyA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):e172872. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2872

This systematic review and meta-analysis outlines the evidence for nonpharmacological interventions for postoperative pain management after total knee arthroplasty.

Remnant Liver Ischemia as a Prognostic Factor for Cancer-Specific Survival After Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):e172986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2986

This study assesses the prognostic influence of remnant liver ischemia after resection of colorectal liver metastases and identifies correlates of greater extent of remnant liver ischemia.

Invited Commentary

Opioid Use in TraumaCombating the “Opidemic” Through Thoughtful Prescribing Practices

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):937. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1662

Fat Grafting—More Than Just the Hype

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):951-952. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1717

Treating Perioperative ComplicationsShould Everyone Be This Expensive?

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):959. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1719
Review

The Aging Physician and the Medical ProfessionA Review

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):967-971. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2342

This review summarizes concerns about approaches to address aging physicians and when to cease practice.

Surgical Innovation

Using Data to Enhance Performance and Improve Quality and Safety in Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):972-973. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2888

This Surgical Innovation describes the OR Black Box, a multiport synchronized data capture and analytic platform in the operating room.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Acute Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):974-975. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2617

A 4-year-old-girl presented with lower abdominal pain and nonbloody, nonbilious emesis. What is your diagnosis?

Acute Neck Swelling and Chest Pain After Forceful Coughing

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):976-977. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2623

A 62-year-old woman presented with severe substernal pain radiating to the left shoulder and back and subsequent swelling of the left side of her neck. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Practice- vs Physician-Level Variation in Use of Active Surveillance for Men With Low-Risk Prostate CancerImplications for Collaborative Quality Improvement

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):978-980. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1586

This study examines the proportion of men treated primarily with active surveillance across practices and among urologists in the Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative.

Association of Procedures and Patient Factors With 30-Day Readmission Rates After Pediatric Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):980-981. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1722

This study identifies procedures and patient factors associated with increased rates of readmission from the ACS NSQIP-P database.

Rapid Retriage of Critically Injured Trauma Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):981-983. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2178

This study uses data compiled from the patient registries of 12 trauma centers in 1 region to analyze differences in outcomes for critically injured trauma patients.

Emergency Medical Services Response Times in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Areas

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):983-984. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2230

This study describes the interval between receipt of a 911 call and the arrival of the first emergency medical service unit on the scene of a reported emergency in the United States.

Comment & Response

Incentive Spirometry After Bariatric SurgeryThe Importance of Patient Compliance

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):984-985. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1698

Incentive Spirometry After Bariatric Surgery—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):985-986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1678

Pathologic Outcomes of Laparoscopic vs Open Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1723

Pathologic Outcomes of Laparoscopic vs Open Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):986-987. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1724

Pathologic Outcomes of Laparoscopic vs Open Mesorectal Excision For Rectal Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):987-988. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1725
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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(10):988. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3637
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