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March 2019, Vol 154, No. 3, Pages 193-272

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):193. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3797
Viewpoint

Elimination of the Moratorium on Gun Research Is Not Enough: The Need for the CDC to Set a Budgetary Agenda

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):195-196. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4211

This viewpoint discusses the need for approval of and funding for gun research.

Community-Based Approach to Trauma and Violence: Guns, Germs, and Bystanders

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):196-197. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4616

This Viewpoint discusses a trauma response education program implemented in Chicago and its implications on a national level.

Original Investigation

Risk of Appendiceal Neoplasm in Periappendicular Abscess in Patients Treated With Interval Appendectomy vs Follow-up With Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 1-Year Outcomes of the Peri–Appendicitis Acuta Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):200-207. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4373

This randomized clinical trial assesses the safest procedures after initial successful nonoperative treatment of periappendicular abscess by comparing treatment success and morbidity in patients receiving interval appendectomy with patients receiving nonsurgical follow-up with magnetic resonance imaging.

Risk Factors, Patterns, and Outcomes of Late Recurrence After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Multicenter Study From China

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):209-217. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4334

This multicenter study investigates the risk factors, patterns, and outcomes of late recurrence after curative liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of Timing of Colostomy Reversal With Outcomes Following Hartmann Procedure for Diverticulitis

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):218-224. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4359

This study investigates the association of timing of colostomy reversal after diverticulitis with operative outcomes and patient characteristics using data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases.

Association of Prevalence of Benign Pathologic Findings After Partial Nephrectomy With Preoperative Imaging Patterns in the United States From 2007 to 2014

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):225-231. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4602

This cohort study examines the prevalence of benign pathologic findings among adults after partial nephrectomy and potential risk factors associated with this prevelence.

Association of VA Surgeons

Trends and Outcomes of Cardiovascular Surgery in Patients With Opioid Use Disorders

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):232-240. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4608

This cohort study characterizes the national population of cardiac surgery patients with opioid use disorder and compares outcomes with cardiac surgery patients without opioid use disorder.

Association of Screening and Treatment for Preoperative Asymptomatic Bacteriuria With Postoperative Outcomes Among US Veterans

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):241-248. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4759

This study evaluates the association between the presence of asymptomatic bacteriuria before a surgical procedure and the risk of developing infections after the procedure among adults who undergo nonurologic operations.

Racial Differences in Time to Breast Cancer Surgery and Overall Survival in the US Military Health System

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):e185113. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5113

This cohort study uses data from the US Department of Defense Central Cancer Registry and Military Health System Data Repository to compare time to surgery with overall survival of non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white women diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

Association of the Collagen Signature in the Tumor Microenvironment With Lymph Node Metastasis in Early Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):e185249. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5249

This study examines the role of collagen in detecting the risk for lymph node metastasis among patients with early gastric cancer.

Invited Commentary

Settling the Controversy—Appendectomy as the Criterion for Appendicitis Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):207-208. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4374

Decision Making in Colostomy Closure: Acceptable vs Optimal Safety and Selection vs Bias

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):224. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4366

Observational Evidence Calls for Deimplementation of Routine Preoperative Urine Screening

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):248-249. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4765

Toward More Accurate Understanding of Lymph Node Metastasis Risk in Early Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):e185250. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5250
Review

Association of Emotional Intelligence With Malpractice Claims: A Review

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):250-256. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5065

This review evaluates the role of emotional intelligence in developing the patient-physician relationship and how emotional intelligence may influence patient decisions to pursue medicolegal action.

Surgical Innovation

Supporting the Educational, Research, and Clinical Care Goals of the Academic Trauma Center: Video Review for Trauma Resuscitation

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):257-258. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5077

This Surgical Innovation describes the technological advancements made in trauma video review and how it is used to improve patient care.

Research Letter

Safety and Feasibility of a Nonpledgeted Suture Technique for Heart Valve Replacement

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):260-261. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4243

This medical record review assesses the safety and feasibility of using nonpledgeted sutures for patients undergoing heart valve replacement.

Advance Care Planning in Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions Undergoing High-Risk Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):261-264. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4647

This study conveys data on the prevalence of advanced care planning documentation in elderly individuals undergoing high-risk surgery.

Assessment of Public Attitudes Toward Weight Loss Surgery in the United States

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):264-266. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4650

This national cross-sectional survey of the US general population assesses the association of negative attitudes toward weight loss surgery and its subsequent use in obese patients.

Association of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery With Telomere Length in Patients With Obesity

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):266-268. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4830

This study examines whether telomeres lengthen in obese patients before and after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery.

Comment & Response

Errors in Analysis in Study of New Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):268-269. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5299

Guidelines Do Not Proscribe Surgeons Performing Genetic Testing

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):269. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4882

Guidelines Do Not Proscribe Surgeons Performing Genetic Testing—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):269-270. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4885

Fluoroquinolone Use and Concern About the Cerebral Vasculature

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):270. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4297

Quantifying the Added Value of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin to Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Events Under the Risk-Benefit Perspective

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):270-271. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4294

Quantifying the Added Value of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin to Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Events Under the Risk-Benefit Perspective—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):271-272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4306
Correction

Rewording in Discussion for Clarification

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4925

Errors in Analysis of New Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5476

Error in Conflict of Interest Disclosures

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0070

Incorrect Percentages in a Table

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):272. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0348
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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(3):194. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3798
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