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September 2015, Vol 150, No. 9, Pages 829-916

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):829. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2523
Viewpoint

Endoscopes and the “Superbug” Outbreak

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):831-832. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1255

This Viewpoint reports on the transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae through duodenoscopes, the device used to perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

The Emergence and Future of Global Surgery in the United States

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):833-834. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0898

This Viewpoint discusses the recent developments in global surgery and the future of global surgery in the United States.

Original Investigation

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Periprosthetic Anesthetic for Postoperative Pain After Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):835-840. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1530

This randomized clinical trial with data collection during a brief hospital stay determines whether instillation of a long-acting local anesthetic between the mesh and the peritoneum after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair reduces pain or narcotic requirements.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

The Natural History of Indeterminate Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):841-847. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1692

This review of patients treated for blunt cerebrovascular injury evaluates outcomes and clinical significance of indeterminate blunt cerebrovascular injuries.

Association Between Weekend Discharge and Hospital Readmission Rates Following Major Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):849-856. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1087

This review of discharge abstracts from the California Office of State Health Planning and Development reports that weekend discharge after major surgery is not associated with higher 30- or 90-day readmission rates.

Relationship Between Hospital Performance on a Patient Satisfaction Survey and Surgical Quality

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):858-864. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1108

This observational study reports that hospital performance on a patient satisfaction survey is associated with objective measures of surgical quality.

Improving Hospital Quality and Costs in Nonoperative Traumatic Brain Injury: The Role of Acute Care Surgeons

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):866-872. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1134

This cohort analysis compares the outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury before and after implementation of the Brain Injury Guidelines protocol.

Mortality Among Injured Children Treated at Different Trauma Center Types

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):874-881. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1121

This cohort study reports increased mortality rates among injured children aged 18 years or younger who were treated at adult trauma centers and mixed trauma centers compared with those treated at pediatric trauma centers.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Reading Habits of General Surgery Residents and Association With American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination Performance

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):882-889. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1698

This survey study reports on surgery residents’ study habits and reading practices, as well as factors associated with performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination.

Association of Radial Margin Positivity With Colon Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):890-898. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1525

This cohort study explores the effect of radial margin positivity on perioperative outcomes as well as survival and disease-free survival in colon cancer.

International, Expert-Based, Consensus Statement Regarding the Management of Acute Diverticulitis

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):899-904. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1675

This study surveyed diverticulitis experts to create a consensus statement regarding the treatment of acute diverticulitis.

Invited Commentary

Important Clarifications About Treating Indeterminate Vascular Injuries to the Neck

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):847-848. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1731

Weekday or Weekend Discharge—Does It Make a Difference?

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):856-857. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1092

Public Reporting of Patient Satisfaction vs Objective Quality Measures: Why Must We Choose? Can Patients Have Both?

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):865. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1347

Brain Injury Guidelines for Small Head Injuries

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):872-873. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1148

Improving American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination Scores: Motivation Matters

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):889. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1729

The Role of the Radial Margin: Further Call for Standardization of Colon Cancer Care

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):898. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1549

This is an Invited Commentary on a retrospective review on the effect of margin positivity on survival among patients with colon cancer.

Surgical Innovation

Bundling Payments for Episodes of Surgical Care

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):905-906. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1236

This Surgical Innovation assesses whether bundling payments is a viable option for containing costs and improving the quality of patient care.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

An Underappreciated Cause of Postprandial Abdominal Pain

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):907-908. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0697

A 52-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus and cigarette smoking who had a prior laparoscopic cholecystectomy was referred to our institution for severe postprandial epigastric abdominal pain that had been ongoing for several months and unintentional weight loss. What is your diagnosis?

A Symptomatic Cervical Mass

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):909-910. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0692

A woman in her mid-50s presented to the clinic with a 6-month history of progressive swelling and pain on the right side of her neck. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Association Between Hyponatremia and Complicated Appendicitis

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):911-912. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1258

This study identifies clinical variables associated with the presence of complicated appendicitis.

Preventability of Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):912-915. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1340

This study attempts to characterize the true preventability of venous thromboembolism (VTE) by identifying the proportion of patients with VTE who had received “defect-free care.”

Comment & Response

Some Important Deficiencies in the Development, Validation, and Reporting of a Prediction Model

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):915. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1652

Some Important Deficiencies in the Development, Validation, and Reporting of a Prediction Model—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):915-916. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1655
Correction

Error in Author Name

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):916. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3072
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2015;150(9):830. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2524
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