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October 2018, Vol 153, No. 10, Pages 873-972

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):873. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3699
Viewpoint

Challenges in Open Access Publishing

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):875-876. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1741

This Viewpoint describes challenges associated with open access publishing and describes ways for publishers, journals, and authors to manage these challenges.

Editorial

Less Is More in Colorectal Cancer Posttreatment Surveillance

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):877. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2066

New Editorial Board Member–July 2018

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):878. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2900
Original Investigation

Comparing Survival Outcomes and Costs Associated With Radical Cystectomy and Trimodal Therapy for Older Adults With Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):881-889. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1680

This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)–Medicare linked database to identify and compare the survival rates and costs attributed to muscle-invasive bladder cancer in older US adults.

Long-term Patient-Reported Outcomes in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):891-899. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1677

This multicenter cohort study compares satisfaction and breast-related quality of life reported by patients undergoing breast implant reconstruction or autologous tissue reconstruction 2 years after surgery.

Comparison of 2-Year Complication Rates Among Common Techniques for Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):901-908. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1687

This multicenter cohort study assesses complication rates for common mastectomy reconstruction techniques during 2 years of follow-up.

Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):909-916. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2001

This population-based study quantifies the association of attending surgeon attitudes with rates of genetic testing after diagnosis of breast cancer using information from patient and surgeon surveys merged to SEER and genetic testing data.

Use of Video Review to Investigate Technical Factors That May Be Associated With Delayed Gastric Emptying After Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):918-927. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2089

This study reviews video obtained at the time of robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy to determine if technical variables are associated with postoperative delayed gastric emptying among patients who underwent the surgery.

Prevalence of Preoperative Opioid Use and Characteristics Associated With Opioid Use Among Patients Presenting for Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):929-937. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2102

This cross-sectional study assesses the prevalence of preoperative opioid use and the characteristics of patients undergoing surgery who report opioid use.

Venous Thromboembolism Incidence and Prophylaxis Use After Gastrectomy Among Korean Patients With Gastric AdenocarcinomaThe PROTECTOR Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):939-946. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2081

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the incidence of postoperative venous thromboembolism and use of venous thromboembolism prevention methods among Korean patients with gastric cancer.

Association of Preoperative Antiviral Treatment With Incidences of Microvascular Invasion and Early Tumor Recurrence in Hepatitis B Virus–Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):e182721. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2721

This cohort study examines the association of preoperative antiviral treatment with the incidences of microvascular invasion and posthepatectomy early tumor recurrence in adult patients with hepatitis B virus–related hepatocellular carcinoma.

Feasibility of Formal Mindfulness-Based Stress-Resilience Training Among Surgery InternsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):e182734. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2734

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the feasibility of formal mindfulness-based stress reduction training among surgical trainees.

Invited Commentary

Bladder Extirpation vs PreservationThe Treatment Debate

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):889-890. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1674

Autologous vs Prosthetic Breast ReconstructionWhere Do We Stand?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):899-900. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1693

Consideration of Population-Based BRCA Testing as a Strategy to Reduce Disparities in Genetic Counseling ReferralsThe Importance of Stating (and Proving) the Obvious

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):916-917. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2021

Are Technical Factors Important in Reducing the Risk of Delayed Gastric Emptying After Pancreatoduodenectomy?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):927-928. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2123

Perioperative Opioid Management—An Opportunity to Put the Genie Back Into the Bottle

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):938. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2075

Is Venous Thromboembolism in Asian Patients Undergoing Gastrectomy Different From Venous Thromboembolism in Their Western Counterparts?

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):946-947. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2082

A Learning Health System Approach to the Opioid CrisisNever Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):954. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2731

Combining Antiviral Therapy With Tumor Resection as Optimal Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):e182728. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2728

Evaluating the Feasibility of Stress-Resilience Training in Surgical ResidencyA Step Toward Improving Surgeon Well-being

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):e182735. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2735
Review

Interventions for Postsurgical Opioid PrescribingA Systematic Review

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):948-954. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2730

This systematic review assesses evidence of interventions that aim at reducing postsurgical opioid prescribing.

Guide to Statistics and Methods

Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Database

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):955-956. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0545

This Guide to Statistics and Methods describes the attributes, potential uses, and limitations of the Society of Thoracic Surgery National Database.

Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI)

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):957-958. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0498

This Guide to Statistics and Methods details use of the Sociey for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Improvement Program, a robust database that provides detailed data of common vascular procedures.

Surgical Innovation

National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthesia Planning in the Context of Global SurgeryThe Way Forward

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):959-960. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2440

This Surgical Innovation assesses global implementation of a national surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia plan in low- and middle-income countries.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Prenatal and Postnatal Intervention for a Congenital Lung Mass

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):961-962. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0889

A 9-month-old infant with a prenatal history of fetal hydrops treated with a thoracoamniotic shunt and a postnatal history of pleural effusion presents with a lung mass that has a feeding vessel. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Association of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia With Bacterial Infection in Trauma Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):964-965. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1652

This cohort study investigates the association between heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and bacterial infection in trauma patients.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Association of Patient Frailty With Increased Risk of Complications After Adrenalectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):966-967. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1749

This database study uses the 2005-2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project database to evaluate the association of patient frailty with complications after adrenalectomy.

Association Between Simulation Curriculum and Learners’ Confidence and Interest in Cardiothoracic Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):968-969. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1762

This study examines the use of tissue-based simulations in cardiothoracic surgery with medical students, residents, and fellows.

Comment & Response

Questionable Assumptions Provided in Nonoperative Treatment of Appendicitis Survey

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):969-970. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2060

Questionable Assumptions Provided in Nonoperative Treatment of Appendicitis Survey—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):970. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2063

Optimization of Pediatric Surgical Care Is Not the Same as Regionalization

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):970-971. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2114

Optimization of Pediatric Surgical Care Is Not the Same as Regionalization—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):971-972. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2117

Trends in Insurance Coverage for Gender-Affirming Surgeries

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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):972. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2120
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JAMA Surg. 2018;153(10):874. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3700
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