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March 2017, Vol 152, No. 3, Pages 217-308

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):217. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3417
Viewpoint

The Toll of Death and Disability From Traumatic Injury in the United States—The “Neglected Disease” of Modern Society, Still Neglected After 50 Years

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):221-222. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4625

This Viewpoint describes the lack of funding for trauma research as a possible cause of increasing mortality rates from traumatic injury.

Original Investigation

Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Eravacycline vs Ertapenem in Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections in the Investigating Gram-Negative Infections Treated With Eravacycline (IGNITE 1) Trial: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):224-232. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4237

This clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of eravacycline compared with ertapenem in adult hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections.

Association of a Frailty Screening Initiative With Postoperative Survival at 30, 180, and 365 Days

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):233-240. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4219

This study examines postoperative mortality and complications by comparing the surgical outcomes of a cohort of surgical patients treated before and after implementation of the Frailty Screening Initiative.

Hospital Factors Associated With Care Discontinuity Following Emergency General Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):242-249. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4078

This analysis identifies hospital factors associated with care discontinuity, defined as readmission to a nonindex hospital, among patients undergoing emergency general surgery.

Surgeons’ and Trauma Care Physicians’ Perception of the Impact of the Globalization of Medical Education on Quality of Care in Lima, Peru

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):251-256. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4073

This qualitative study describes the perceptions of Peruvian surgeons who received international training on the effect of the globalization of medical education on surgical care in Peru.

Association Between the Amount of Vaginal Mesh Used With Mesh Erosions and Repeated Surgery After Repairing Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):257-263. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4200

This cohort study examines the rates of mesh complications and invasive reintervention after the placement of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse repair or stress urinary incontinence surgery.

Prevalence and Causes of Attrition Among Surgical Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):265-272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4086

This systematic review and meta-analysis summarizes the estimate of attrition prevalence among general surgery residents.

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Decisions in a Population-Based Sample of Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):274-282. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4749

This study uses a surveye of women with recently diagnosed breast cancer identified through SEER to evaluate patient decisions on contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and the effect of the surgeon’s recommendations.

Association Between Surgeon Scorecard Use and Operating Room Costs

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):284-291. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4674

This case-control study examines the association between providing surgeons with individualized cost feedback and surgical supply costs in the operating room.

Factors Associated With Invasive Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Pancreas

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):e165054. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5054

This cohort study identifies the factors associated with invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of the pancreas for branch duct, main duct, and mixed type carcinomas.

Effect of Background Liver Cirrhosis on Outcomes of Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):e165059. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5059

This case-matched population study examines the pattern and recurrence rate of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Invited Commentary

A Call for Frailty Screening in the Preoperative Setting

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):240-241. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4256

Fragmentation of Care—The Untold Story

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):249-250. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4099

Mesh—Is Less More?

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):263-264. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4201

Preventing General Surgery Residency Attrition—It Is All About the Mentoring

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):272-273. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4096

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: Aligning Patient Preferences and Provider Recommendations

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):282-283. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4750

Use of an Operating Room Scorecard—Keeping Score and Cutting Costs

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):291. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4693

Hepatectomy for Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Not If, but When and How?

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):e165042. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5042

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Around the World: Are We Seeing Things the Same Way?

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):e165055. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5055
Review

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):292-298. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4952

This review discusses the development of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol as well as the improvements in clinical outcomes and cost savings that have resulted from its implementation.

Surgical Innovation

Improving Surgical Value and Culture Through Enhanced Recovery Programs

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):299-300. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5056

This article reviews the benefits of enhanced recovery pathways.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

An Unusual Cause of Small-Bowel Obstruction

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):301-302. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4959

A 43-year-old man presented to the emergency department with sudden onset of cramps and abdominal pain after capsule endoscopy, which was ingested 3 days prior to his emergency department admission. An intraluminal hypodense mass was found in the mid-jejunum, and the capsule was clearly demonstrated to be adjacent in a dilated proximal loop of the small bowel. What is your diagnosis?

Still Another Case of Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):303-304. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4964

A white man in his early 30s presented to the emergency department with a 48-hour history of exacerbating right lower quadrant and epigastric abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Trends in Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer in the Veterans Affairs System

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):305-306. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3191

This study investigates the increasing need for breast surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system and the current trends in surgical approaches.

A Faculty-Student Mentoring Program to Enhance Collaboration in Public Health Research in Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):306-308. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4629

This study reports participant characteristics and academic productivity of a structured mentoring program combining the disciplines of public health research and surgery to enhance the academic experience for students and faculty.

JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2017;152(3):219. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3418
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