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June 2019, Vol 154, No. 6, Pages 473-569

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):473. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3815
Viewpoint

Financial Investment in Global Surgery—Codevelopment as an Accretive Evolution of the Field

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):475-476. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0044

This Viewpoint describes the strategy of adopting successful innovations in health care created in low- and middle-income countries as a way to control costs in US health care while augmenting outcomes.

Original Investigation

Comparison of Laparoscopic 270° Posterior Partial Fundoplication vs Total Fundoplication for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):479-486. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0047

This randomized clinical trial attempts to determine whether partial or total fundoplication is superior for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Changes in Sexual Functioning in Women and Men in the 5 Years After Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):487-498. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1162

This cohort study assesses sexual desire, sexual activity, satisfaction with sexual life, and the degree to which physical health limits sexual activity in a cohort of men and women in the 5 years after bariatric surgery.

Nationwide Analysis of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Civilian Trauma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):500-508. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0096

This case-control study uses the American College of Surgeons Trauma-Quality Improvement Program data set to evaluate the outcomes in trauma patients after placement of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta.

Variation in Surgical Outcomes Across Networks of the Highest-Rated US Hospitals

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):510-515. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0090

This population-based study examines the degree of variation of risk-adjusted surgical outcomes across hospitals within networks that were affiliated with US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.

Evaluation of Access to Hospitals Most Ready to Achieve National Accreditation for Rectal Cancer Treatment

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):516-523. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5521

This cohort study examines the accreditation status and readiness for accreditation of hospitals caring for patients with rectal cancer.

Association of VA Surgeons

Uptake of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lung Resections Within the Veterans Affairs for Known or Suspected Lung Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):524-529. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0035

This cohort study examines the uptake of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for patients with known or suspected lung cancer within US Veterans Affairs facilities.

Nationwide Introduction of Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer and Its Association With Severe Complications

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):530-538. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5840

This cohort study evaluates the association between the nationwide introduction of minimally invasive robotic surgery in Denmark and severe complications in patients with early-stage endometrial cancer.

Identification and Validation of a Biomarker Signature in Patients With Resectable Pancreatic Cancer via Genome-Wide Screening for Functional Genetic Variants

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):e190484. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0484

This study assesses 2 datasets on cohorts of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma to identify and validate functional genetic variants that can serve as biomarkers for prospective treatment response and survival.

A Multi-institutional International Analysis of Textbook Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Curative-Intent Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):e190571. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0571

This cohort study combines data from 15 hospitals in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia to determine the incidence of a textbook outcome, a composite measure of the quality of surgical care, among patients undergoing curative-intent resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

Invited Commentary

Similar Effectiveness of Total and 270° Posterior Fundoplication for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):486. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0064

Sexual Function After Bariatric Surgery: A New Level of Comorbidity Improvement

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):499. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1163

The Need to Better Define the Who, What, and Where of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):508-509. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0101

Harnessing Minimally Invasive Surgery to Improve Outcomes in Endometrial Cancer Surgery—The Robots Are Coming

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):539. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5841

Biomarkers Urgently Needed to Advance Treatment Decisions for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):e190502. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0502

Textbook Outcome Nomograms as Multivariate Clinical Tools for Building Cancer Treatment Pathways and Prognosticating Outcomes

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):e190572. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0572
Review

Management Options for Gastric Variceal Hemorrhage

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):540-548. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0407

This narrative review investigates current and emerging treatment options, including balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, of gastric varices in the setting of cirrhosis and portal hypertension.

Surgical Innovation

Enhancement of Bleeding Control 1.0 to Reach Communities at High Risk for Urban Gun Violence: Acute Bleeding Control

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):549-550. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0414

This Surgical Innovation describes a training program designed to provide blood control training and equip participants with trauma first aid kits to treat individuals experiencing gun violence.

JAMA Network Insights

Approach to Groin Hernias

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):551-552. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5564

This study summarizes treatment approaches to groin hernias.

JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis

The Society of Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines on the Care of Patients With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):553-554. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0566

This article describes guidelines from the Society for Vascular Surgery on the care of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Research Letter

Endorsements of Surgeon Punishment and Patient Compensation in Rested and Sleep-Restricted Individuals

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):555-557. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0083

This study assesses evidence that healthy adults who are deprived of sleep endorse larger punishments for surgeons who make medical errors and uses this information to conclude that malpractice lawsuits are provoked by patient sleep deprivation.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Comparison of Cost Center–Specific vs Hospital-wide Cost-to-Charge Ratios for Operating Room Services at Various Hospital Types

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):557-558. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0146

This analysis estimates differences associated with using general hospital-wide cost-to-charge ratios vs cost center–specific cost-to-charge ratios for operating room services and discusses whether this bias varies by hospital type.

Effect of an Activated Charcoal Bag on Disposal of Unused Opioids After an Outpatient Surgical Procedure: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):558-561. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0155

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the postoperative drug-disposal practices of adults provided with a drug-deactivation bag in comparison with those who received usual care or a disposal information sheet.

Comment & Response

Utility of Cricoid Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):561-562. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5846

Utility of Cricoid Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):562. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5847

Utility of Cricoid Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):562-563. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5848

Utility of Cricoid Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):563. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5849

Utility of Cricoid Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):563-564. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5850

Utility of Cricoid Pressure—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):564-565. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5851

Which Aspirin to Choose?

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):565. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0112

Which Aspirin to Choose?—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):565-566. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0121

Body Mass Index as a Potential Confounder for Oncological Outcomes Following Autologous Fat Transfer

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):566. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0115

Body Mass Index as a Potential Confounder for Oncological Outcomes Following Autologous Fat Transfer—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):566-567. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0118

Care After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):567. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0147

Care After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):567-568. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0148

Care After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):568-569. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0149

Care After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):569. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0150
Correction

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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):569. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.1393
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JAMA Surg. 2019;154(6):474. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3816
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