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June 2018, Vol 153, No. 6, Pages 501-597

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):501. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3675
Viewpoint

Lack of Information on Surgical Care for Incarcerated Persons

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):503-504. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0314

This Viewpoint discusses the limited data available on the incarcerated population, resulting in limited ability to ensure quality of care.

Editorial

New Statistical Editor—February 2018

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):505. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0605

A Checklist to Elevate the Science of Surgical Database Research

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):505-507. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0628

Tips for Analyzing Large Data Sets From the JAMA Surgery Statistical Editors

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):508-509. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0647
Original Investigation

Association of Time to Attrition in Surgical Residency With Individual Resident and Programmatic Factors

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):511-517. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6202

This national cohort study evaluates US surgical residents and residency program factors associated with the timing of attrition during general surgery residency.

Association of Faculty Entrustment With Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):518-524. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6117

This study assesses the association of intraoperative faculty-resident interactions with resident entrustability among residents and surgical faculty in the operating room.

Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Rates of Continuation, Discontinuation, or Initiation of Antidiabetes Treatment 6 Years Later

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):526-533. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6163

This nationwide population-based cohort study assesses the antidiabetes treatment continuation, discontinuation, or initiation rates 6 years after bariatric surgery compared with a matched control obese group.

Associations of Distance to Trauma Care, Community Income, and Neighborhood Median Age With Rates of Injury Mortality

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):535-543. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6133

This cross-sectional study examines injury scene characteristics and the risk of injury mortality in communities with varying rurality, income levels, and concentration of racial/ethnic minorities.

Association of Health Care Utilization With Rates of Perforated Appendicitis in Children 18 Years or Younger

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):544-550. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5316

This cohort study assesses whether use of outpatient health care in the year before a diagnosis of appendicitis is associated with rate of perforated appendicitis among patients 18 years or younger.

Factors Associated With Outcomes and Costs After Pediatric Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):551-557. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5461

This population-based study assesses patient and health system factors that are associated with the outcomes and costs after laparoscopic cholecystectomy among Canadian children.

Incidence and Outcome of Breast Biopsy Procedures During Follow-up After Treatment for Breast Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):559-568. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5572

This population-based cohort study evaluates the incidence of invasive breast biopsy during the 10-year follow-up of women with breast cancer

Incidence of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Older Patients After Blunt Head Trauma

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):570-575. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6159

This multicenter study investigates the incidence of delayed traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in older adults with head trauma and specifically across anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications.

Practice Patterns and Complications of Benign Hysterectomy Following the FDA Statement Warning Against the Use of Power Morcellation

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):e180141. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0141

This cohort study using a large nationwide data set assesses 30-day complication rates among 75 487 women who underwent hysterectomy for benign gynecologic indications before and after the FDA statement warning against the use of power morcellation.

Association of Prehospital Advanced Life Support by Physician With Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With Blunt Trauma Following Traffic CollisionsJapanese Registry-Based Study

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):e180674. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0674

This population-based registry study assesses whether prehospital advanced life support should be provided for traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest following a traffic collision and who should perform it.

Invited Commentary

Surgical Training Is a 2-Way Street—The Faculty-Resident Entrustability Dynamic

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):524-525. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6122

Toward a National Surgical Strategy for Type 2 Diabetes ResolutionCan We Do Better?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):533-534. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6154

Considering the Ability of General Surgeons to Add Value to Pediatric Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):558. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5474

Association of Biopsy Procedures During Follow-up for Breast Cancer With Surgical Decision Making in Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):569. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5573

How Rare Is Too Rare Not to Care?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):575-576. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.6155

In Blunt Traumatic Cardiac Arrest, Does It Really Matter Who Performs Prehospital Advanced Life Support?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):e180675. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0675
Review

What Surgeons Should Know About Non–Vitamin K Oral AnticoagulantsA Review

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):577-585. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0374

This review provides an evidence-based update on the perioperative management of patients receiving non–vitamin K oral anticoagulant therapy.

Guide to Statistics and Methods

Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project National Inpatient Sample (NIS)

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):586-587. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0542

This Guide to Statistics and Methods summarizes the key characteristics, strengths, and limitations of the National Inpatient Sample, a data set within AHRQ’s Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data set collection, for use in surgical health services research.

Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Database

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):588-589. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0501

This Guide to Statistics and Methods summarizes the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data sets, including longitudinal details, included and excluded data, and uses in surgical research.

Surgical Innovation

A Modern Framework for Transfer of Simulation-Based Training to the Operating Room for Practicing Surgeons

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):590-591. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0137

This report describes a modern framework for teaching new procedures to practicing surgeons.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Multiple Liver Lesions in a Woman With Asthenia, Anorexia, and Fever

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):592-593. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0595

A woman in her early 50s presents with asthenia, anorexia, and fever, and ultrasonographic examination reveals multiple liver lesions. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Race/Ethnicity and Age Distribution of Breast Cancer Diagnosis in the United States

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):594-595. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0035

This study assesses the age distribution of breast cancer diagnosis across race/ethnicity in US female patients using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program database.

Comment & Response

Questioning the Benefits of Private Vehicle Transportation vs Emergency Medical Services Transportation

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):595-596. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0096

Questioning the Benefits of Private Vehicle Transportation vs Emergency Medical Services Transportation

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):596. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0108

Dangers of Private Vehicle Transportation vs Emergency Medical Services Transportation—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):596-597. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0111
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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(6):502. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3676
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