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February 2020 - July 1920

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January 2020, Vol 155, No. 1, Pages 1-94

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):1. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3849
Viewpoint

Breast Implant–Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Real, Rare, but Avoidable

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):3-4. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3154

This Viewpoint discusses the risks of breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma and updated guidelines issued by various national and international health agencies.

Original Investigation

Effectiveness of a Question Prompt List Intervention for Older Patients Considering Major Surgery: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):6-13. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3778

This randomized clinical trial compares the effectiveness of a question prompt list intervention vs usual care on patient engagement and well-being among older patients considering major surgery.

Association of Disposable Perioperative Jackets With Surgical Site Infections in a Large Multicenter Health Care Organization

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):15-20. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4085

This cohort study of patients undergoing clean surgical procedures assesses whether use of perioperative disposable jackets is associated with the incidence of surgical site infections.

Association of Demographic and Program Factors With American Board of Surgery Qualifying and Certifying Examinations Pass Rates

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):22-30. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4081

This study evaluates the association between a trainee’s sociodemographic factors with rates of passing the American Board of Surgery (ABS) qualifying and certifying examinations.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Parathyroidectomy for Patients With Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Associations With Hypertension

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):32-39. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3950

This cohort study investigates whether parathyroidectomy improves hypertension in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Perioperative Outcomes and Trends in the Use of Robotic Colectomy for Medicare Beneficiaries From 2010 Through 2016

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):41-49. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4083

This population-based cohort study of Medicaid recipients examines the trends in and outcomes of the use of robotic, laparoscopic, and open colectomy in the United States.

Long-term Functional, Psychological, Emotional, and Social Outcomes in Survivors of Firearm Injuries

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):51-59. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4533

This cohort study assesses the long-term functional, psychological, emotional, and social outcomes of firearm injuries on survivors.

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of Postoperative Infection With Risk of Long-term Infection and Mortality

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):61-68. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4539

This cohort study investigates whether exposure to 30-day postoperative infection is associated with increased incidence of infection and mortality during postoperative days 31 to 365.

Association of Preoperative Patient Frailty and Operative Stress With Postoperative Mortality

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):e194620. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4620

This cohort study assesses the association of preoperative patient frailty and varying levels of operative stress during surgical procedures with postoperative mortality.

Effect of Cognitive Aids on Adherence to Best Practice in the Treatment of Deteriorating Surgical Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial in a Simulation Setting

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):e194704. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4704

This randomized clinical trial tests the effectiveness of cognitive aids on adherence to best practice in the management of deteriorating surgery patients.

Invited Commentary

Interventions to Improve Informed Consent: Perhaps Surgeons Should Speak Less and Listen More

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):13-14. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3796

Mandatory Use of Perioperative Disposable Jackets—Things We Do for No Good Reason

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):21. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4086

Diversity and Inclusion—One Size Does Not Fit All

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):30-31. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4082

Quantifying the Possible Consequences of Parathyroidectomy on Hypertension in Patients With Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Bones, Kidneys, Brain—and Heart?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):40. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3961

Robotics Against the Evidence

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):49-50. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4084

Long-term Consequences in Trauma: At the Center of the Public Health Approach Is the Survivor’s Voice

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):59-60. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4560

Postoperative Infection—A Pervasive Mediator of Patient Mortality

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):68. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4554

Looking Beyond Mortality Among Older Adults Who Are Frail and Considering Surgical Intervention

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):e194638. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4638

Transitioning Cognitive Aids for Training to Tools for Rescue in Clinical Practice

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):e194705. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4705
Review

Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Review of a Disruptive Technology in Aortic Valve Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):69-77. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4449

This review provides an overview of the development and use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis.

Surgical Innovation

Measuring and Teaching Intraoperative Decision-making Using the Visual Concordance Test: Deliberate Practice of Advanced Cognitive Skills

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):78-79. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4415

This article reviews the ways in which the visual concordance test, an electronic learning tool, can aid surgeons in decision-making during surgery.

JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis

Review of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Bowel Preparation in Elective Colon and Rectal Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):80-81. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4551

This Clinical Guideline Synopsis reviews the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery guidelines on the use of bowel preparation in elective colon and rectal surgery.

Research Letter

Association Between Medicare’s Mandatory Joint Replacement Bundled Payment Program and Post–Acute Care Use in Medicare Advantage

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):82-84. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3957

This study examines how the reduced use of institutional post–acute care in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program affected patients who underwent lower extremity joint replacement.

Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Measurement vs Indocyanine Green Angiography of Parathyroid Glands in Prediction of Early Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):84-85. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3652

This study compares the efficacy of intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement vs indocyanine green angiography of parathyroid glands in predicting early postthyroidectomy hypocalcemia.

Characterization of High Mortality Probability Operations at National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Hospitals

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):85-88. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3750

This cohort study evaluates the variables used to estimate the risk of mortality in patients at high risk to undergo surgery.

Comment & Response

Vein-First Ligation Procedure for Lung Cancer Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):88. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3483

Vein-First Ligation Procedure for Lung Cancer Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):88-89. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3489

Vein-First Ligation Procedure for Lung Cancer Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):89. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3495

Global Action Needed to Protect Humanitarian Surgeons and Patients During Wars and Armed Conflicts

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):90. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3492

Global Action Needed to Protect Humanitarian Surgeons and Patients During Wars and Armed Conflicts—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):90-91. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3501

Role of Adherence to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Programs in Mitigating Health Care Disparities

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):91-92. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3486

Role of Adherence to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Programs in Mitigating Healthcare Disparities—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):92. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3498

Cerebral Autoregulation-Targeted Mean Arterial Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):92-93. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3790

Cerebral Autoregulation-Targeted Mean Arterial Pressure

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):93-94. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3793

Cerebral Autoregulation-Targeted Mean Arterial Pressure—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):94. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3802
Correction

Numeric Error in Table 1

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):94. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5340

Error in Figure

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):94. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5520
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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(1):2. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3850
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