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December 2019, Vol 154, No. 12, Pages 1085-1171

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1085. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3851
Viewpoint

Adopting the STITCH Trial: Crossing the Chasm From Publication to Practice

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1087-1088. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3358

This Viewpoint discusses different options for abdominal closure and how to change the culture of surgeons.

The Use of the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification and Procedure Classification System in Clinical and Health Services Research: The Devil Is in the Details

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1089-1090. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2899

This Viewpoint describes the new International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification and Procedure Classification System and discusses the details of its use in research.

Original Investigation

Assessment of Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1093-1101. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3473

This randomized clinical trial examines the safety and advantages of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy over the traditional open gastrectomy and following chemotherapy for adults with gastric adenocarcinoma.

Association Between Liver Transplant Wait-list Mortality and Frailty Based on Body Mass Index

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1103-1109. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2845

This cohort study evaluates whether the association between wait-list mortality and frailty varies by body mass index of liver transplant candidates.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Courtesy Authorship in Academic Surgery Publications

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1110-1116. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3140

This survey study assesses the practices related to courtesy authorship in surgical journals and academia.

Association of Prehospital Time to In-Hospital Trauma Mortality in a Physician-Staffed Emergency Medicine System

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1117-1124. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3475

This cohort study assesses the association of total prehospital time and in-hospital mortality in 2 prehospital, physician-staffed emergency medical systems in urban and rural France.

Risk of Pulmonary Embolism More Than 6 Weeks After Surgery Among Cancer-Free Middle-aged Patients

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1126-1132. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3742

This case-crossover study uses data from a French national inpatient database to evaluate the late postoperative risk of pulmonary embolism in cancer-free patients aged 45 to 64 years.

Sex-Based Disparities in the Hourly Earnings of Surgeons in the Fee-for-Service System in Ontario, Canada

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1134-1142. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3769

This cross-sectional study examines whether male and female surgeons in Ontario, Canada, earn significantly different wages per hour spent operating in a fee-for-service system.

Long-term Outcomes of Lung Transplant With Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1143-1150. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4079

This cohort study assesses the long-term outcomes of transplant recipients of donor lungs treated with ex vivo lung perfusion.

Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Health Care Expenditures Among Veterans With Severe Obesity

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):e193732. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3732

This cohort study of 9954 US veterans with severe obesity compared the health care expenditures of veterans who did and did not undergo bariatric surgery over a 10-year period to assess whether bariatric surgery was associated with long-term expenditures.

Association of Practitioner Interfacility Triage Performance With Outcomes for Severely Injured Patients With Fee-for-Service Medicare Insurance

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):e193944. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3944

This cohort study examines whether variation in the quality of interfacility triage is associated with the facility or the treating practitioner

Invited Commentary

Laparoscopic Resection After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Distal Gastric Tumors: Safe, but Is It Better?

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1101-1102. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3474

In Acute Trauma Care, Time Matters but Is Not Everything

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1125. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3476

Are We Really Supposed to Start Giving Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for a Month After Outpatient Surgery?

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1133. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3753

Procedure Mix—The Path to Pay Equity

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1142. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3799

Expanding the Lung Donor Pool and Improving Outcomes: Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1151. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4080
Surgical Innovation

Thromboelastography-Guided Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1152-1153. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3136

This article reviews the ways in which thromboelastography assesses coagulation and examines its use in clinical decision-making.

Research Letter

Eliminating Unnecessary Opioid Exposure After Common Children’s Surgeries

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1154-1155. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2529

This study investigates patient-reported opioid consumption after pediatric operations.

Association of Sex With Perceived Career Barriers Among Surgeons

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1155-1158. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2648

This survey of surgeons assesses the extent to which sex is associated with perceived career barriers.

Trends in Chronic Opioid Use Around Inpatient Surgery Within the Veterans Health Administration

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1158-1159. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2895

This study assesses outcomes of veterans who have undergone inpatient surgery since the Veterans Health Administration’s opioid safety initiative was initiated.

Risks of Bariatric Surgery Among Patients With End-stage Renal Disease

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1160-1162. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2824

This study evaluates the perioperative safety of bariatric surgery in obsese patients with end-stage renal disease.

Comment & Response

Combination of Surgery With Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage for Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1162-1163. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2655

Combination of Surgery With Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage for Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1163. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2658

Combination of Surgery With Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage for Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1163-1164. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2661

Combination of Surgery With Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage for Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1164-1165. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2667

Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1165. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2735

Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1165-1166. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2738

Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1166-1167. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2741

Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1167. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2744

Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1167-1168. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2749

Ideal Total Joint Arthroplasty Antibiotic Prophylaxis Unknown

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1168-1169. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2902

Ideal Total Joint Arthroplasty Antibiotic Prophylaxis Unknown—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1169. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2908

Patient Characteristics and Adenoma Detection Rates

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1169-1170. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3369

Patient Characteristics and Adenoma Detection Rates

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1170. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3372

Patient Characteristics and Adenoma Detection Rates

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1170-1171. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3375

Patient Characteristics and Adenoma Detection Rates—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1171. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3378
Correction

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1171. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4583
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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(12):1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3852
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