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October 2020, Vol 155, No. 10, Pages 907-1002

Viewpoint

Questioning Why More Patients With Colorectal Liver Metastases Are Not Referred for Metastasectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):909-910. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1460

This Viewpoint describes possible changes to the practice of surgical referrals for the resection of colorectal liver metastases.

Surgical Outcomes Club

Achieving Critical Mass in Surgical Outcomes Research: The Changing Role of the Surgical Outcomes Club

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):911-912. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1921

This Viewpoint discusses how the Surgical Outcomes Club can adapt to meet the needs of the surgical research community and emphasizes its continued relevance in today’s research and health care environment.

COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow

Maximizing the US Department of Veterans Affairs' Reserve Role in National Health Care Emergency Preparedness—The Fourth Mission

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):913-914. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4153

This Viewpoint examines how the Department of Veterans Affairs can use its health care network and resources to assist the US health care system during national pandemics.

Original Investigation

Evaluation of Liver Graft Donation After Euthanasia

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):917-924. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2479

This cohort study explores the concept, processes, implications, and outcomes of liver organ donation after a donor’s death from euthanasia in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Trends in Outcomes for Marginal Allografts in Liver Transplant

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):926-932. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2484

This cohort study examines the time trends in the outcomes of marginal liver allografts as defined by 6 different sets of criteria.

Association Between Implementing Comprehensive Learning Collaborative Strategies in a Statewide Collaborative and Changes in Hospital Safety Culture

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):934-940. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2842

This survey study assesses the association between implementation of a comprehensive, multicomponent, statewide surgical quality improvement collaborative in Illinois and changes in hospital safety culture.

Association of Low Muscle Mass and Low Muscle Radiodensity With Morbidity and Mortality for Colon Cancer Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):942-949. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2497

This cohort study examines the association of low skeletal muscle index and low skeletal muscle radiodensity levels with the risk of postoperative complications, mortality, hospitalization, and long-term mortality for patients undergoing colon resection.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Evaluation of Postoperative Functional Health Status Decline Among Older Adults

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):950-958. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2853

This cohort study examines the incidence, risk factors, and implications of adverse physical outcomes after surgical treatment for patients 80 years or older.

Association Between Surgeon Technical Skills and Patient Outcomes

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):960-968. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3007

This quality improvement study examines the technical skills of surgeons performing colectomies.

Intersectionality of Gender and Visible Minority Status Among General Surgery Residents in Canada

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):e202828. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2828

This survey study reports the perceived sex- and race/ethnicity-based barriers during training among general surgery residents in Canada.

Changes in Reoperation After Publication of Consensus Guidelines on Margins for Breast-Conserving Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):e203025. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3025

This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the reoperation rates reported in the literature before and after publication of the 2014 Society of Surgical Oncology–American Society for Radiation Oncology guideline for surgical management of invasive cancer.

Invited Commentary

Organ Donation After Euthanasia

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):924-925. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2514

A Move to Demarginalize the Liver Donor Allograft

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):932-933. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2520

Improving Safety Culture—To Err Is Human

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):940-941. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2860

Postoperative Function as a Measure of Quality in Geriatric Surgical Care—Can We Do Better?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):958-959. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2863

Integrating Surgical Skills Assessment Into Quality and Safety Measures

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):969. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3016

Addressing Disparities in Graduate Medical Education—A Call to Action

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):e202857. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2857

Implementing Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology Margin Guidelines to Reduce Reoperations After Lumpectomy for Early Breast Cancer

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):e203026. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3026
Review

Multidisciplinary Update on Genital Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Review

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):970-977. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2611

This narrative review describes the medical and surgical therapies used for genital hidradenitis suppurativa as well as the close collaborations across multidisciplinary teams these therapies require.

Surgical Innovation

Fluorescent Cholangiography During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Shedding New Light on Biliary Anatomy

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):978-979. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3003

This article describes the use of fluorescent cholangiography with indocyanine green, instead of radiographic intraoperative cholangiography, to enhance laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis

Clinical Guidelines Synopsis of Groin Hernia Management

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):980-981. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2608

This article summarizes the 2018 version of the International Guidelines for Groin Hernia Management.

Research Letter

Trauma as an Entry Point to the Health Care System

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):982-984. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2178

This study examines unmanaged chronic medical and psychiatric conditions in hospitalized trauma patients.

Physician-Reported Misuse of Thyroid Ultrasonography

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):984-986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2507

This cohort study surveyed practicing physicians in the US about their use of thyroid ultrasonography to examine the rate at which misuse occurs.

Changes in Performance of More Than 1000 Minimally Invasive Liver Resections

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):986-988. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2623

This cohort study examines changes in laparoscopic liver resection procedures in more than 1000 patients in a single center over a period of 17 years.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Association of Weekend Effect With Recovery After Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):988-990. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2618

This cohort study assesses the association between day of the week and process measure adherence in patients undergoing colorectal surgery and identifies hospital-level factors associated with weekend adherence.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Patients With COVID-19 in Severe Respiratory Failure

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):990-992. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3950

This cohort study examines the outcome of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 40 patients recently hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 in the US.

Comment & Response

Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction After Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):992-993. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2168

Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction After Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):993-994. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2187

Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction After Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):994. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2193

The Hydrocortisone vs Pasireotide in Reducing Pancreatic Surgery Complications Noninferiority Trial: Comparing Apples and Pears?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):994-995. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1998

The Hydrocortisone vs Pasireotide in Reducing Pancreatic Surgery Complications Noninferiority Trial—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):995-996. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2001

Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use and Surgical Site Infection Risk

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):996. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2165

Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use and Surgical Site Infection Risk

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):996-997. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2175

Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use and Surgical Site Infection Risk—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):997-998. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2190

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):998. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2430

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):998-999. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2433

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):999. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2436

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):999-1000. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2439

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):1000-1001. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2442

Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):1001-1002. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2451
Correction

Incorrect Study Type Given

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):1002. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4315

Error in Author Byline

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):1002. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4676

Additional Affiliations and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):1002. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4896
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):907. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3904
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